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IS 3205H - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-20-04
by Jacki Anderson
(andersjs@umn.edu)

 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-28-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1053 - Spring 2005

Course:

IS 3205H

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MCAA - UMM-Academic Affairs

Department:

227 - UMM-Academic Services

 

General

Course Title Short:

Hnr: The Early Modern Body

Course Title Long:

Honors: The Early Modern Body in Literature, Philosophy, and Science

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

2.0 to 2.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Examination of the medical, philosophical, and literary treatment of the human body in early modern Europe. Readings from both primary and secondary sources. Texts include works by Rene Descartes, Julien Offray de la Mettrie, William Harvey, “The Oxford Group,” and others.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

offered when feasible

Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

Yes

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Other frequency

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

SEM (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

SEM

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
2.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
2.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

participation in Honors Program or #

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

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

000055 - UMM Honors Program

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

 

Assessment
and Goals
:

Goals: To foster an interdisciplinary understanding of scientific and philosophical ideas concerning the body in early Modern Europe as expressed in literature, philosophy and scientific works of the period.

Assessment will be based upon attendance, participation, a paper integrating the class material and a class presentation of the paper.   Each component is weighted at 25% of the course grade.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE IS INTENDED AS AN ELECTIVE OFFERING IN THE HONORS PROGRAM.  CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF THE NEW PROGRAM, READINGS AND THE SUBJECT MATTER ARE INTERDISCIPLINARY, INCLUDING LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS FROM THE PERIOD.

THE INTER-RELATION OF TOPICS, THE SEMINAR FORMAT, AND THE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS REQUIRED WILL ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO EXPLORE CONNECTIONS THAT THEY MIGHT NOT OTHERWISE MAKE OR WOULD LARGELY HAVE TO MAKE ON THEIR OWN IF THEY APPROACHED EACH TOPIC INDEPENDENTLY

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Senior, M.; Kidd, R

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

HUM - HUM Communication, Language, Literature & Philosophy

 

Provisional
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 20, 2004

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 25, 2004