UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #1

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM A

(2/00)

 

FORM A:  DISCIPLINE SUMMARY

(Submit to Division Chair)

 

Discipline:

Geology

Date

9/13/04

 

Note:  All changes become effective with the 2005-2007 catalog.

 

Statistical Summary of Proposed Changes:

 

 

(a)

(b)

(b) – (a)

 

Present

Proposed

Net Change*

The Major

 

 

 

   Total courses required for a major**:

15

15

 

   Total credits required for a major**:

59

59

 

The Minor

 

 

 

   Total courses required for a minor**:

9

8

-1

   Total credits required for a minor**:

32

32

0

General Education

 

 

 

   Total General Education courses:

6

5

-1

   Total General Education credits:

24

20

-4

Entire Discipline

 

 

 

   Total courses taught in the discipline***:

26

23

-3

   Total credits taught in the discipline***:

98

88

-10

 

 

 

 

 

*"Present" counts are to be taken from the current 2003-2005 catalog and "Proposed" counts from copy for the new 2005-2007 catalog.  The "Net Change" may reflect changes made earlier between catalogs.

**Includes required courses from other disciplines.     ***Does not include Directed Studies or Senior Honors Projects.

 

Narrative Summary

 

If individual course changes are part of an overall plan for change within the discipline's curriculum, please summarize the intent of the changes in the space below.  Use additional sheets as needed.

Geol 2051 Field and Research Methods is dropped in favor of introducing the course material in other courses. Geol 1101H and Geol 3061 are dropped as a result of staffing changes.

 

 

Financial Implications

 

 

Are there any financial or staffing implications of this proposal?  If so, explain.

 

None