REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES
(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its June 29, 1999)

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 David Berube in
advance if errors are noted.

Telephone: 777-6663 or E-mail: berube@garnet.cla.sc.edu

 

I. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Change in cross-listing, prerequisites and description

FROM: EECE 501 COMPILERS. (3) (Prereq: EECE 352) Compiler design
             and implementation.

TO: EECE 501 COMPILER CONSTRUCTION. [=CSCI 531] (3)
             (Prereq: CSCI 330 or (EECE 311 and EECE 352)
             Techniques of design and implementation of compilers.
             Development of a small compiler.

FROM: EECE 503 DATABASE ENGINEERING. (3) (Prereq: EECE 352)
             An introduction to conceptual database design. CASE tools.
             Relational and object-oriented DBMS’s. Intelligent and
             CAD databases.

TO: EECE 503 DATABASE DESIGN. [=CSCI 520] (3) (Prereq:
             CSCI 220 or EECE 352 or GEOG 563) Database
             management systems. Database design. Data models.
             Database languages. Data protection.

 

 

II. COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 124

NOTE: The curriculum change is not available through the Web at this
             time. A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
             Senators.

 

III. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. African American Studies Program

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 132

NOTE: The curriculum change is not available through the Web at this time.
A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
Senators.

 

B. Department of French and Classics

New course

CLAS 360 CLASSICAL ORIGINS OF WESTERN MEDICAL ETHICS.
             [=PHIL 360] (3) Examination of ancient Greek and Roman
             philosophical, medical, and literary works (in English) as
             sources for the origins of medical ethics.

 

B. Film Studies Program

Change in description

 

FROM: FILM 598 TOPICS IN WORLD FILM. [=FORL 598] (3) Intensive
             study of a specific topic concerning films produced in
             countries other than the United States. Course content
             varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses by
             suffix and title.

TO: FILM 598 TOPICS IN WORLD FILM. [=FORL 598] (3) Intensive
             study of a specific topic concerning films produced in
             a country other than the United States. Course content
             varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses
             by suffix and title.

 

C. Foreign Languages

FROM: FORL 598 TOPICS IN WORLD FILM. [=FILM 598] (3) Intensive
             study of a specific topic concerning films produced in
             countries other than the United States. Course content
             varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses
             by suffix and title.

TO: FORL 598 TOPICS IN WORLD FILM. [=FILM 598} (3) Intensive
             study of a specific topics concerning films produced in a
             country other than the United States. Course content varies
             and will be announced in the schedule of courses by suffix
             and title.

 

D. Department of Government and International Studies

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 156

NOTE: The curriculum change is not available through the Web at this time.
A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
Senators.

 

E. Department of Naval Science

Change in description

FROM: NAVY 102 SEAPOWER AND MARITIME AFFAIRS. (3) Historical
             events with emphasis on modern USA-USSR confrontation.

TO: NAVY 102 SEAPOWER AND MARITIME AFFAIRS. (3) Importance
             of seapower in historical events including emphasis on world
             wide political-military confrontations following USA-USSR
             Cold War.

Change in title and description

FROM: NAVY 402 NAVAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT II. (3)
             Integration of professional competencies and an overview
             of the duties, expectations, and responsibilities of the junior
             officer in personnel and material management.

TO: NAVY 402 NAVAL LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS. (3) Integration
             of professional military competencies and qualities of effective
             leadership with emphasis on moral and ethical responsibilities,
             accountability, communications, and military law for the junior
             officer.

 

F. Department of Philosophy

New courses

PHIL 360 CLASSICAL ORIGINS OF WESTERN MEDICAL ETHICS.
             [= CLAS 360] (3) Examination of ancient Greek and Roman
             philosophical, medical, and literary works (in English) as sources
             for the origins of medical ethics.

PHIL 341 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS. (3) Examination of principles and
             arguments surrounding moral issues involving the environment.

 

G. Department of Religious Studies

Deletions

RELG 501 RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHIES OF THE WEST I. (3)
RELG 502 RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHIES OF THE WEST II. (3)
RELG 512 HISTORY OF WESTERN RELIGION. (3)

 

IV. SCHOOL OF MUSIC

New courses

MUED 565 SPECIALIZED ELEMENTARY MUSIC METHODS. (2)
             (Prereq: MUED 465) Advanced study of Orff, Kodaly,
             Dalcroze, and Gordon music learning theories as applied
             in elementary schools.

MUED 538 ADVANCED SEQUENCING AND MULTI-TRACK DIGITAL
             RECORDING. (Prereq: MUSC 536) An exploration of
             advanced techniques for the creation, manipulation, and
             recording of musical sounds through digital technology.

MUSC 539 COMPOSING WITH COMPUTERS. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 538)
             An intensive survey of methods used by composers to create musical
             compositions with the aid of computer technology.

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: MUSC 524 COMMERCIAL MUSIC ELECTRONICS. (3) (Prereq:
             consent of instructor) Techniques with analog, FM digital and
             sampling synthesizers (editing preset patches and creative voice
             initialization), drum machines, processors and mixing consoles on
             industry standard equipment.

TO: MUSC 524 JAZZ MIDI LAB. (3) (Prereq: MUSC 536 or consent of
             instructor) Experiences in creating jazz and commercial music
             using current computer, synthesis, sampling and recording
             technology.

 

V. COLLEGE OF NURSING

Deletion

NURS 501 HEALTH MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT. (3)

 

Change in prerequisites

FROM: NURS 210 FACILITATIVE COMMUNICATION. (3) (Prereq:
             ENGL 101, 102 or equivalent)

TO: NURS 210 FACILITATIVE COMMUNICATION. (3) (Prereq:
             ENGL 101)

FROM: NURS 309 NURSING HEALTH ASSESSMENT. (3) (Prereq:
             BIOL 244, 244L)

TO: NURS 309 NURSING HEALTH ASSESSMENT. (3) (Coreq:
             NURS 310)

FROM: NURS 310 CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS. (3) (Prereq: NURS 309;
             prereq or coreq: NURS 312, 316)

TO: NURS 310 CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS. (3) (Coreq: NURS 309,
             prereq or coreq NURS 316)

FROM: NURS 316 BIOPHYSICAL PATHOLOGY. (3) (Prereq: NURS 220,
             309)

TO: NURS 316 BIOPHYSICAL PATHOLOGY. (3) (Prereq: NURS 220;
             prereq or coreq: NURS 309)

FROM: NURS 540 SEXUAL CONCERNS IN THE NURSING PROCESS. (3)
             (3) (Prereq: two cores and consent of instructor)

TO: NURS 540 SEXUAL CONCERNS IN THE NURSING PROCESS. (3)

 

Change in prerequisite and description

FROM: NURS 317 PSYCHOSOCIAL PATHOLOGY. (2) (Prereq: NURS
             220, 221) Pathology associated with psychosocial
             pathology.

TO: NURS 317 PSYCHOSOCIAL PATHOLOGY. (2) Pathology
             associated with biopsychosocial alterations.

 

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 193

NOTE: The curriculum change for Nursing is not available through the Web
at this time. A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department
Chairs, and Senators.

 

VI. SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Deletions

SPAD 503 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE AUDITORY AND
             VESTIBULAR SYSTEM. (3)
SPAD 505 INSTRUMENTATION IN SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCE. (3)
SPAD 506 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOACOUSTICS. (3)
SPAD 520 PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY. (3)
SPAD 523 SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROBLEMS OF THE DEVELOP-
             MENTALLY DISABLED. (3)
SPAD 524 SPEECH THERAPY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS: MODERN
             DEVELOPMENTS AND EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAMS.
SPAD 541 INDUSTRIAL AUDIOLOGY. (1)

 

VI. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

A. Department of Biological Sciences

New courses

BIOL 545 BIOCHEMISTRY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY I. [=CHEM 555]
             (3) (Prereq: CHEM 334 or equivalent) Essentials of modern
             biochemistry. Three lecture hours per week. First semester of a
             two-semester course .

BIOL 546 BIOCHEMISTRY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY II. [=CHEM 556]
             (3) (Prereq: BIOL 545 or consent of instructor) Essentials of
             modern biochemistry. Three lecture hours per week. First semester
             of a two-semester course.

B. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

New courses

CHEM 555 BIOCHEMISTRY/MOELCULAR BIOLOGY I. [=BIOL 545]
             (3) (Prereq: CHEM 334 or equivalent) Essentials of modern
             biochemistry. Three lecture hours per week. First semester
             of a two-semester course.

 

CHEM 556 BIOCHEMISTRY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY II. [=BIOL 546]
             (3) (Prereq: BIOL 302; CHEM 555 or consent of instructor)
             Essentials of modern biochemistry and molecular biology. Three
             lecture hours per week. Second semester of a two-semester course.

 

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: CHEM 621 ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY. (3)
             (Prereq: CHEM 321 or equivalent; CHEM 541) Modern
             analytical chemistry including acid-base behavior, complex
             formation, kinetics, and selected instrumental methods
             of analysis.

TO: CHEM 621 INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS. (3) (Prereq or coreq:
             CHEM 541, and CHEM 541L or CHEM 591) Chemical
             instrumentation including electronics, signal processing,
             statistical analysis, molecular/atomic spectroscopy,
             electrochemical methods, chromatography, and mass
             spectrometry. Three lecture hours per week.

New course

CHEM 621L INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS. (1) (Prereq: CHEM 321/321L,
             prereq or coreq: CHEM 541, CHEM 621, and CHEM 541L or
             CHEM 691) Chemical instrumentation laboratory with environ-
             mental, forensic, and biotechnology applications. Three laboratory
             hours per week.

 

Changes in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 212

NOTE: The curriculum changes are not available through the Web at this time.
A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
Senators.

 

C. Department of Computer Science

Change in description

FROM: CSCI 510 SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING. (3) (Prereq: CSCI 330
             or graduate standing) Review of machine structure, machine
             language, and assembly language programming. Loaders,
             assembler, macro-instructions, input/output, timesharing,
             batch processing, and interrupts

TO: CSCI 510 SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING. (3) (Prereq: CSCI 330)
             System software such as command language interpreters,
             client-server applications, debuggers, mail systems, browsers,
             macro-processors, and revision control systems. File
             systems, processes, threads, inter-process communication.

Change in title, prerequisites and description

FROM: CSCI 520 DATABASE SYSTEM DESIGN. (3) (Prereq: CSCI 330)
             Database or organization; design and use of database
             management systems; database models: network, hierarchical
             and relational; data description languages, data independence,
             and representation.

TO: CSCI 520 DATABASE DESIGN. [=EECE 503] (3) (Prereq: CSCI 220
             or EECE 352 or GEOG 563) Database management systems.
             Database design. Data models. Database languages. Data
             protection.

Change in cross-listing, prerequisites and description

FROM: CSCI 531 COMPILER CONSTRUCTION. (3) (Prereq: CSCI 330)
             (3) Techniques of design and implementation of compilers,
             including lexical analysis, parsing (both LL and LR), syntax-
             directed translation, and symbol table management.

TO: CSCI 531 COMPILER CONSTRUCTION. [=EECE 501] (3)
             (Prereq: CSCI 330 or (EECE 311 and EECE 352) Techniques
             of design and implementation of compilers. Development of a
             small compiler.

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 214

NOTE: The curriculum change is not available through the Web at this time.
A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
Senators.

 

D. Department of Statistics

Change in prerequisites and description

FROM: STAT 517 COMPUTING IN STATISTICS. (3) (Prereq:
             STAT 509 or STAT 515 with grades of C or
             higher; knowledge of a programming language)
             Applications of the computer to statistics. Random
             number of generation, efficient design of simulation
             studies, and advanced statistical computing procedures
             (e.g., SAS, FORTRAN, and IMSL).

TO: STAT 517 COMPUTING IN STATISTICS. (3) (Prereq: STAT 509
             or STAT 515 with a grade of C or higher; knowledge of
             a programming language) Applications of the computer
             to statistics. Random number generation, efficient design
             of simulation studies, and advanced statistical computing
             procedures.

 

Change in curriculum, University Bulletin, page 227 and 228

NOTE: The curriculum change is not available through the Web at this time.
             A printed copy has been sent to your Deans, Department Chairs, and
             Senators.

 

XI. COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK

Change in title

FROM: SOWK 421 INTERVIEWING. (3)

TO: SOWK 421 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE METHODS. (3)

 

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