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ENGL 2106 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-14-04
by Jayne Hacker
(hackerje@umn.edu)

 

 > 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-29-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1053 - Spring 2005

Course:

ENGL 2106

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDHU - UMM-Humanities, Div of

Department:

233 - UMM-Humanities, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

The Environmental Imagination

Course Title Long:

Topics in Writing: The Environmental Imagination: Reading and Writing about the Natural World

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

A class in writing about the environment. Students will learn to use the rich possibilities of language to express their responses to nature and convey to others the importance of close contact with the natural world. Readings in poetry and prose, discussion of technique, and experimentation with a variety of styles and literary forms.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Every academic year

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

1011 or equiv

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

9/23/04 sent back for rationale

Assessment
and Goals
:

TO CREATE OR INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE REPRESENTATION OF THE NATURAL WORLD IN POETRY AND PROSE. ASSESSMENT: MONITORING OF STUDENT PROGRESS ON PAPERS AND IN CLASS DISCUSSION.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE PROVIDES AN IN-DEPTH STUDY OF 20TH CENTURY NATURE WRITING AND ECOCRITICISM, A NEW CRITICAL APPROACH FOR THE ANALYSIS OF NATURE WRITING. THIS IS A NEW FIELD IN THE STUDY OF LITERATURE AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO GIVE STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENGAGE IN IT.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Vicki Graham

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

ENVT - ENVT People and the Environment

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Sep 10, 2004