REPORT: COMMITTEE ON CURRICULA AND COURSES

(For consideration by the Faculty Senate at its September 1, 1999 meeting)

 

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: 777-6683 or E-mail: berube@garnet.cla.sc.edu

 

I. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

New Courses

IBIS 405 INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS. [=MGSC 405]

(3) An examination of the challenges and opportunities associated

with the development, management and use of global information

systems.

MGSC 405 INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS. [=IBIS 405]

(3) An examination of the challenges and opportunities associated

with the development, management and use of global information

systems.

II. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

A. Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Languages

Russian

Deletion

RUSS 300 INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN CIVILIZATION AND

LITERATURE. (3)

 

Change in number, title, prerequisites, and description

FROM: RUSS 201, 202 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN. (3 each) A course in

Russian reading, conversation, and composition with a review

of elementary grammar.

TO: RUSS 201 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I. (3) (Prereq: RUSS 122

or satisfactory score on language placement test) Con-

tinued exposure to the fundamentals of Russian grammar,

along with increased focus on reading and speaking skills.

TO: RUSS 202 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II. (Prereq: 201 or

satisfactory score on language placement test.

Completion of exposure to the fundamentals of Russian

grammar, with emphasis on writing, reading and conversation.

FROM: RUSS 310 RUSSIAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION. (3)

Prereq: RUSS 202 or equivalent) Practical drills in

aural-oral skills to develop facility in the spoken language.

Practice of basic composition.

TO: RUSS 310 RUSSIAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I.

(3) (Prereq: RUSS 202 or satisfactory score on language

placement test) Conversation, reading, composition,

comprehensive review of grammar.

FROM: RUSS 311 RUSS 311 RUSSIAN CONVERSATION AND

COMPOSITION. (3) (Prereq: RUSS 310 or equivalent)

Oral practice through presentation and discussion of

selected topics relating to Russia. Development of oral

and written expression.

TO: RUSS 302 RUSSIAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II.

(3) (Prereq: RUSS 301 or satisfactory score on language

placement test) Emphasis on oral proficiency, using

contemporary authentic materials from Russian newspapers,

textbooks, and television newscasts.

Change in number, title, prerequisites and description

FROM: RUSS 410 ADVANCED RUSSIAN CONVERSATION AND

COMPOSITION. (3) (Prereq: RUSS 311 or consent

of instructor) Advanced practice to develop facility in the

spoken and written language, using materials from

contemporary Russian literature.

TO: RUSS 401 ADVANCED RUSSIAN I. (3) (Prereq: RUSS 302

or satisfactory score on language placement test.

Acquisition of subtleties of Russian grammar. Increased

focus on reading, writing, and discussion.

FROM: RUSS 411 ADVANCED LANGUAGE PRACTICE IN RUSSIAN. (3)

(Prereq: RUSS 410 or consent of instructor) Advanced

practice in oral and written Russian.

TO: RUSS 402 ADVANCED RUSSIAN II. (Prereq: RUSS 401 or

satisfactory score on language placement test)

Exposure to prose and poetry from a wide variety of

sources and periods. Focus on oral proficiency, reading,

comprehension, and writing.

Change in description

FROM: RUSS 398 SELECTED TOPICS. (3) Taught in English. Intensive

study of selected topics in cultural and/or literary movements

in Russian-speaking areas of the former Soviet Union. May

be repeated for credit under a different suffix.

TO: RUSS 398 SELECTED TOPICS. (3) Taught in English. Intensive

study of selected topics in Russian cultural and/or literary

movement. May be repeated for credit under different

suffix.

New courses

RUSS 280 INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN CIVILIZATION. (3)

A multimedia introduction to Russian culture from its

beginnings to the present. No knowledge of Russian required.

RUSS 319 NINETEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN

TRANSLATION. (3) Masterworks of Russian literature by

Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Pushkin, Chekov, and others.

RUSS 319L NINETEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN

RUSSIAN. A Russian-language course designed to supplement

319 above. (Prereq: RUSS 302 or instructor’s permission) Reading

and discussion in Russian of nineteenth-century Russian poetry and

prose.

RUSS 320 TWENTIETH-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN

TRANSLATION. (3) Masterworks of Russian literature by

Bely, Pasternak, Bulgakov, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and others.

RUSS 320lL TWENTIETH-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN

RUSSIAN. A Russian-language course designed to supplement

320 above. (Prereq: RUSS 302 or instructor’s permission)

Reading and discussion in Russian of twentieth-century Russian

poetry and prose.

RUSS 598 SELECTED TOPICS IN RUSSIAN. (3) (Prereq: consent of

instructor) Reading and research on selected topics in Russian.

Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of

courses by suffix and title.

B. Department of English

New course

ENGL 360 CREATIVE WRITING. (3) (Prereq: All English courses 300 and

above require ENGL 101, 102, and one course between ENGL 270 –

292) Workshop course on writing original fiction, poetry, drama,

and creative non-fiction.

C. Department of Philosophy

New course

PHIL 335 FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY. (3) Introduces feminist philosophy and

applications to philosophical problems.

III. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Change in prerequisites

FROM: PHYS 501 MODERN PHYSICS. (3)

TO: PHYS 501 MODERN PHYSICS. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or better

in PHYS 303)

FROM: PHYS 502 QUANTUM PHYSICS. (3)

TO: PHYS 502 QUANTUM PHYSICS. (3) (Prereq: a grade of C or better

in PHYS 303)


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