UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

Discipline:

Art History

Form NC #:

 

Date:

9/5/2000

 

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

ArtH 3281s Women and Art (FA; 4.0 cr; QP-1100 or 1201 or 1202 or jr status; SP-1101 or 1111 or 1121 or jr status; not offered 2001-2002)

An historical survey of the role of women as creators and patrons of the visual arts in Western European and American societies, from antiquity to the present.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

To concentrate on the achievements of women artists and patrons, who are typically underrepresented in introductory art history textbooks and courses, and thus broaden the student’s knowledge base.

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2003

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Julia Dabbs

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

N.A.

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Seminar

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

 

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

To increase students’ knowledge of the contributions of women to the visual arts.

To broaden students’ awareness of the changing perceptions of and attitudes towards Western European & American women throughout history.

To enhance students’ ability to critically analyze works of art.

To enhance students’ ability to critically read and assess primary and secondary textual sources.

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

Students will take a midterm and final exam to assess their grasp of the historical contributions of women artists and patrons, synthesizing lecture and discussion material along with original thinking on the subject.

Students will be evaluated on a class presentation and paper or website that will involve analyzing selected works of art by a female artist, and considering how their work was received by their contemporaries, as well as by later historians.

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:

 

VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.

 

 

Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

JE

9/8/00

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

JN

9/27/00

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)

 

Provisional Approval Process:

If time does not allow for the regular approval procedures to be completed before the course is to be taught, or if a course will be taught only once, "provisional approval" can be secured for a one-time offering of the course. For provisional approval, curricular change forms must go through the following process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

 

 

2)

Division Chair, approving for one-time offering, sends proposal to #3

 

 

3)

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, with concurrence of the Division Chairs, approves the course for a one-time offering