REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES
(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its September 2, 1998)

The Committee requests that any department which has a
proposal being recommended by the Committee on Curricula
and Courses provide a spokesperson to attend the Faculty
Senate meeting in which said proposal is to be recommended.
Please contact John Winberry in advance if errors are noted.
Telephone: 777-2388 or E-mail: Winberry@garnet.cla.sc.edu

I. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 87 is not available on the WEB.

II. COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages UG 94 and UG 95 are not available

on the WEB.

III. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages UG 111, UG 112, UG 115,

and UG 116 are not available on the WEB.

Chemical Engineering

Change in prerequisites

FROM: ECHE 550 CHEMICAL-PROCESS DYNAMICS AND CONTROL. (3)

(Prereq: grade of C or better in ECHE 300 or MATH 242)

TO: ECHE 550 CHEMICAL-PROCESS DYNAMICS AND CONTROL. (3)

(Prereq: grade of C or better in ECHE 300 and MATH 242)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Change in prerequisites

FROM: EECE 332 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. (3)

TO: EECE 332 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. (3)

(Prereq or coreq: EECE 371)

FROM: EECE 503 DATABASE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EECE 352)

TO: EECE 503 DATABASE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EECE 311)

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (continued)

FROM: EECE 561 MICROWAVE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EECE 362)

TO: EECE 561 MICROWAVE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EECE 361)

FROM: EECE 565 OPTIC, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS. [=PHYS 514]

(4) (Prereq: EECE 362 or PHYS 302)

TO: EECE 565 OPTIC, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS. [=PHYS 514]

(4) (Prereq: EECE 361 or PHYS 302)

FROM: EECE 566 INTRODUCTION TO OPTOELECTRONICS. (3) (Prereq:

EECE 362, EECE 363)

TO: EECE 566 INTRODUCTION TO OPTOELECTRONICS. (3) (Prereq:

EECE 361)

FROM: EECE 574 MICROELECTRONIC DEVICES AND FABRICATION. (3)

(Prereq: EECE 362, EECE 371)

TO: EECE 574 MICROELECTRONIC DEVICES AND FABRICATION. (3)

(Prereq: EECE 361 and EECE 371)

Mechanical Engineering

Deletion

EMCH 533 THE NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE. (3)

Change in title, prerequisites, and description

FROM: EMCH 507 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF MECHANICAL ELEMENTS.

(3) (Prereq: EMCH 332, EMCH 301) Application of the computer

design of linkages, springs, gear trains, cams, beams, and plates.

TO: EMCH 507 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 301 and EMCH 327) Solid modeling using commercial computer-aided design (CAD) applications package to reverse engineer-manufactured parts. Analytical curves and surfaces, transformation matrices, assembly modeling, and computer tools for analyzing parts and mechanisms.

FROM: EMCH 509 COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING. (3) Fundamental concepts in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM). Numerically controlled manufactured systems, computer controls in manufacturing, industrial robots, group technology and process planning, integrated manufacturing systems.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (continued)

TO: EMCH 509 COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING. (3) (Prereq: EMCH 367

or equivalent) Optimizing computer-controlled machining processes,

programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motion control of servo-

mechanisms, CNC machining practices and programming, and robotics.

IV. SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 122 is not available on the WEB.

New course

ENVR 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY. (1-6) Contract approved by instructor,

advisor, and Dean of School of the Environment is required for under-

graduate students.

V. COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages UG 126, UG 127 are not available on

the WEB.

Change in descriptions

FROM: JOUR 303 LAW AND ETHICS OF THE MASS MEDIA. (3)

State and federal statutory and administrative law and the role

of the regulatory agencies in mass communication; professional

ethics in journalism.

TO: JOUR 303 LAW AND ETHICS OF THE MASS MEDIA. (3) State and

federal statutory and administrative law and the role of the

regulatory agencies in mass communication; professional ethics

in journalism and mass communications.

Change in descriptions

FROM: JOUR 328 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS. (3) How business,

government, consumer groups, minorities, environmentalists, and

others work to influence public attitudes toward their activities.

Open to non-majors.

TO: JOUR 328 PRINICIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS. (3) Methods used

by business, government, consumer groups, minorities, environ-

mentalists, and others work to influence public attitudes toward

their activities.

FROM: JOUR 465 MEDIA ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: JOUR 368 and junior standing

or consent of instructor) Demographic and psychographic aspects

of media and markets. Lecture and lab.

TO: JOUR 465 MEDIA ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: JOUR 368 and junior standing

or consent of instructor) Analyses of marketing, media, and media

strategy problems common to the advertising industry. Lecture and

lab.

FROM: JOUR 535 PUBLICATION ADVISING. (3) Study of newspaper and yearbook

advising in middle and high schools including writing, editing, design

history, law photojournalism, computer use, multicultural recruitment,

and team building. Restricted to secondary school journalism teachers/

advisors.

TO: JOUR 535 PUBLICATION ADVISING. (3) (Prereq: consent of instructor)

Newspaper and yearbook advising in middle and high schools,

including writing, editing, design, history, law, photojournalism,

computer use, multicultural recruitment, and team building.

FROM: JOUR 565 ADVANCED MEDIA ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: JOUR 465 or consent

of instructor) Analyses of marketing, media, and media strategy

problems common to the advertising industry.

TO: JOUR 565 ADVANCED MEDIA ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq: JOUR 465 or consent

of instructor) Audience measurement of new and traditional media; the

impact of interactive media.

VI. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of Aerospace Studies

Change in description

FROM: AERO 201 THE AIR FORCE WAY I. (1) (Coreq: AERO 201L)

Transition to Air Force officer candidate: Air Force

heritage and leaders, introduction to leadership, group

leadership problems, and application of communication

skills.

TO: AERO 201 THE AIR FORCE WAY I. (1) (Coreq: AERO 201L)

Transition to Air Force officer candidate: Air Force heritage

and leaders, introduction to leadership. group leadership

problems, and application of communication skills. One

class meeting per week.

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS (continued)

FROM: AERO 202 THE AIR FORCE WAY II. (1) (Coreq: AERO 202L)

Quality Air Force, introduction to ethics and values,

continued study of Air Force heritage and development

of communication skills.

TO: AERO 202 THE AIR FORCE WAY II. (1) (Coreq: AERO 202L)

Quality Air Force, introduction to ethics and values, continued

study of Air Force heritage, and development of commun-

ication skills. One class meeting per week.

B. Department of Art History

New courses

ARTH 365 HISTORY OF CINEMA I. [=ENGL 474 and THSP 480] (3) Survey of the

international cinema from its inception until 1945.

ARTH 366 HISTORY OF CINEMA II. [=ENGL 475 and THSP 481] (3) Survey of the

international cinema from 1945 to the present.

C. Contemporary European Studies

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 146 is not available on the WEB.

D. Department of English

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 149 is not available on the WEB.

New courses

ENGL 474 HISTORY OF CINEMA I. [=ARTH 365 and THSP 480] (3) Survey of

the international cinema from its inception until 1945.

ENGL 475 HISTORY OF CINEMA II. [=ARTH 366 and THSP 481] (3) Suvey of

the international cinema from 1945 to the present.

ENGL 490 SENIOR SEMINAR. (3) (Prereq: English major, junior or senior standing,

consent of instructor) Advanced study in the discipline with a focus on

theory, research, and writing.

Deletion

ENGL 565 FILM HISTORY AND CRITICISM. [=THSP 580] (3)

E. Film Studies Program

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 152 is not available on the WEB.

F. Department of French and Classics

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 152 is not available on the WEB.

G. Department of Geography

New course

GEOG 562 SATELLITE MAPPING AND THE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM.

(3) (Prereq: GEOG 345 or 363 or 551 or consent of instructor)

Technology and use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS). GPS space

segment, receiver technologies, range observables, and positioning

accuracy. Applications to large/medium scale mapping, remote sensing, and

aerial photography.

Change in title and description

FROM: GEOG 564 CARTOGRAPHIC MODELING. (3) Descriptive and prescriptive

modeling of spatial processes to identify patterns, answer questions,

and support decisions. Includes use of a geographic information

system for the analysis and synthesis of cartographic data.

TO: GEOG 564 GIS-BASED MODELING. (3) Geographical information systems

for modeling physical/human processes in space and time using

raster and vector data. Cartographic modeling concepts, embedded

models, and GIS-model coupling.

H. Department of Germanic, Slavic, and Oriental Languages and Literatures

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page U186 is not available on the WEB.

New course

GERM 216 GERMAN FOR BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFESSIONS THROUGH

THE INTERNET. (Prereq: GERM 210 or 211, or consent of instructor)

Development, through use of the Internet, of basic language skills and cultural understanding necessary to function in the professional world in German- speaking countries.

 

 

 

 

I. Department of Psychology

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: PSYC 501 HUMAN PERFORMANCE AND ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY.

(3) (Prereq: PSYC 450) Capabilities and limitations of humans in

interaction with equipment, workplaces, and living and recreational

environments. Application of research findings in experimental

psychology, including perception, attention, learning, memory,

motor skills, response and reaction time, expectations, decision

processes, and motivation.

TO: PSYC 501 HUMAN FACTORS PSYCHOLOGY. (3) (Prereq: PSYC 101 and

9 hours of upper level courses all in psychology, business, engineering,

or nursing) Application of research in experimental psychology to

ergonomics, the design of human-environment systems, with emphasis

on work settings.

FROM: PSYC 526 PROBLEMS OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH. (3) (Prereq:

PSYC 420 or 520 or consent of instructor) Psychological problems

of youth associated with economic and social disadvantages;

remedial methods.

TO: PSYC 526 PREVENTION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN

AND YOUTH AT RISK. (3) (Prereq: PSYC 410 or 420 or equivalent) Etiology, prevention of, and intervention in behavioral, social, emotional, educational, and psychological problems in children and youth at risk.

Deletions

PSYC 502 EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR. (3)

PSYC 571 PERSONALITY LABORATORY. (1)

PSYC 573 LABORATORY IN THE EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR. (1)

PSYC 576 ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR LABORATORY. (1)

J. Department of Sociology

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 178 is not available on the WEB.

 

 

 

 

College or Liberal Arts (continued)

K. Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: SPAN 2ll INTENSIVE INTERMEDIATE SPANISH. (6) (Prereq: SPAN 122

or score on placement exam) Further development listening, speaking,

reading and writing skills. Designed for highly motivated students.

Credit not awarded for both 209-210 and 211.

TO: SPAN 211 INTENSIVE INTERMEDIATE SPANISH. (6) (Prereq: score on

placement exam) Further development of listening, speaking, reading

and writing skills. Designed for highly motivated students.

Change in prerequisites

FROM: SPAN 307 ADVANCED ORAL PRACTICE. (1) (Prereq: SPAN 209 and 210)

TO: SPAN 307 ADVANCED ORAL PRACTICE. (1) (Prereq: score on Phase II

placement exam, grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or 211, or

consent of instructor; department permission required for

transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 309 ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION. (3)

(Prereq: SPAN 209 and 210, or consent of instructor)

TO: SPAN 309 ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION. (3)

(Prereq: score on Phase II placement exam, grade of B or better

in SPAN 210 or 211, or consent of instructor; department

permission required for transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 310 ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION. (3) (Prereq: SPAN 209

and 210, or consent of instructor)

TO: SPAN 310 ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION. (3) (Prereq: score

on Phase II placement exam, grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or

211, or consent of instructor; department permission required for

transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 312 INTRODUCTION TO READING HISPANIC LITERARY TEXTS. (3)

TO: SPAN 312 INTRODUCTION TO READING HISPANIC LITERARY TEXTS.

(3) (Prereq: score on Phase II placement exam, grade of C+ or better in

SPAN 309, or consent of instructor)

 

 

 

College of Liberal Arts (continued)

FROM: SPAN 316 BUSINESS SPANISH. (3) (Prereq: SPAN 309, 310 or consent of

instructor)

TO: SPAN 316 BUSINESS SPANISH. (3) (Prereq: score on Phase II placement

exam, grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or 211, or consent of instructor;

department permission required for transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 350 SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY ABROAD. (3)

TO: SPAN 350 SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY ABROAD. (3) (Prereq: score on

Phase II placement exam, grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or 211,

or consent of instructor; department permission required for transfer

students)

FROM: SPAN 375 TOPICS IN HISPANIC CULTURES AND LITERATURES. (3)

(Prereq: SPAN 210 or consent of instructor)

TO: SPAN 375 TOPICS IN HISPANIC CULTURES AND LITERATURES. (3)

(Prereq: score on Phase II placement exam, grade of B or better

in SPAN 210 or 211, or consent of instructor; department permission

required for transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 398 SELECTED TOPICS. (3)

TO: SPAN 398 SELECTED TOPICS. (3) (Prereq: score on Phase II placement exam,

grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or 211, or consent of instructor;

department permission required for transfer students)

FROM: SPAN 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY. (3-6)

TO: SPAN 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY. (3-6) (Prereq: score on Phase II placement

exam, grade of B or better in SPAN 210 or 211, or consent of

instructor; department permission required for transfer students)

L. Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

New courses

THSP 480 HISTORY OF CINEMA I. [=ENGL 474 and ARTH 365] Survey of the international cinema from its inception until 1945.

THSP 481 HISTORY OF CINEMA II. (3) [=ENGL 475 and ARTH 366] Survey of the international cinema from 1945 to the present.

Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance (continued)

Deletion

THSP 580 FILM HISTORY AND CRITICISM. [=ENGL 565] (3)

M. Women=s Studies Program

New courses

WOST 437 WOMEN WRITERS. [=ENGL 437] (3) Representative works written by

women.

WOST 464 HISTORY OF AMERICAN WOMEN. [=HIST 464] (3) The social,

political, and economic roles and changing status of women in America.

WOST 301 PSYCHOLOGY OF MARRIAGE. (3) [=PSYC 301] The psychological,

physiological, and social characteristics of marriage.

WOST 310 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN. (3) [=PSYC 310] Women=s experiences:

childhood and adolescence, work, family, cultural images, adjustment and

social change.

WOST 300 SOCIOLOGY OF SEX ROLES. [=SOCY 301] (3) Theories, methods,

and substantive issues in a sociological approach to sex roles. Topics usually

include sex role expectations and socialization in contemporary societies,

sub-cultural and social class variations, and structural and institutional factors.

WOST 305 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY. [=SOCY 305] (3) Sociological perspectives

related to various aspects of family behaviors, roles, and values.

WOST 311 MINORITIES, WOMEN, AND THE MASS MEDIA. [=JOUR 311] (3)

The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass

media.

WOST 210 THE HUMAN CYCLE IN DIFFERENT CULTURES. [=ANTH 210] (3)

Childhood, maturity, old age, and sex roles with emphasis on socialization

within the family.

WOST 351 THE FAMILY IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE. [=ANTH 351]

(3) Kinship, systems of descent, marriage, and domestic organization in

different cultures. Variations in childrearing practices, sex roles, and other

aspects of social relations in kin groups.

 

Women=s Studies Program (continued)

WOST 358 GENDER, CULTURE, AND BEHAVIOR. [=ANTH 358] (3) Anthropological

study of sex roles, with emphasis on cross-cultural investigation of the inter-

action of biological, cultural, and environmental factors influencing sex role behavior.

WOST 306 SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN AND MINORITIES.

[=SOWK 305] (3) Social welfare services available to women and

minorities and the forces that shape these services.

New cross listings

Department of Anthropology

ANTH 210 THE HUMAN LIFE CYCLE IN DIFFERENT CULTURES. [=WOST 210]

ANTH 351 THE FAMILY IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE. [=WOST 351]

ANTH 358 GENDER, CULTURE AND BEHAVIOR. [=WOST 358]

Department of English

ENGL 437 WOMEN WRITERS. [=WOST 437]

Department of History

HIST 464 HISTORY OF AMERICAN WOMEN. [=WOST 464]

Department of Psychology

PSYC 301 PSYCHOLOGY OF MARRIAGE. [=WOST 301]

PSYC 310 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN. [=WOST 310]

Department of Sociology

SOCY 301 SOCIOLOGY OF SEX ROLES. [=WOST 300]

SOCY 305 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY. [=WOST 305]

College of Journalism

JOUR 311 MINORITIES, WOMEN, AND THE MASS MEDIA. [=WOST 311]

College of Social Work

SOWK 305 SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN AND MINORITIES.

[=WOST 306]

VII. COLLEGE OF NURSING

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, pages UG 196, UG 197, and UG 198

are not available on the WEB.

VIII. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

A. Department of Chemistry

New course

CHEM 622 FORENSIC ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY. (3) (Prereq: CHEM 321/

321L, and CHEM 334/332L or 34lL) Analytical chemical methods in

forensic science, including gathering of evidence, toxicology, drug

identification, analysis of trace evidence, arson analysis, and DNA/

serology.

Change in prerequiste

FROM: CHEM 112 GENERAL CHEMISTRY. (4) (Prereq: CHEM 111 or

SCCC 103 and MATH 111 or 115)

TO: CHEM 112 GENERAL CHEMISTRY. (4) (Prereq: MATH 111 or

115 and a grade of C or better in CHEM 111 or SCCC 103)

B. Marine Science Program

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page UG 228 is not available on the

WEB.

IX. EXPERIMENTAL COURSES: For the Senate=s information only.

A. School of the Environment

ENVR 500X ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICUM. (1-4) (Prereq: consent of

instructor) Multi-disciplinary research project related to University

of community programs (e.g. energy, water conservation, solid waste,

recycling).


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