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SPCH 4900 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

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

Curriculum Committee
on 10-26-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1059 - Fall 2005

Course:

SPCH 4900

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDHU - UMM-Humanities, Div of

Department:

233 - UMM-Humanities, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Spch Seminar I

Course Title Long:

Speech Communication Seminar I

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

1.0 to 1.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Familiarizes students with the literature of the field, including ethical and social implications of communication studies. Students will analyze various articles and similarly published works, synthesize contents, and construct a research proposal for a project to be completed as a senior capstone experience.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

A-F only

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Every academic year

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Fall

Component 1:

LEC (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
1.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
1.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

2101, 3101, 3301, 3401, or senior status and #

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:

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Assessment
and Goals
:

Assessment: Students will be asked to prepare a portfolio of their own papers written in the major, and to self evaluate their increasing understanding of the field of Speech Communication. Students will write a proposal, and be matched with a faculty scholar/ mentor who will help them evaluate their knowledge level, indicate areas for improvement, and guide their own upcoming research activities. (Research outcomes, written and oral presentations, and further self-evaluation will occur in Spch 4901: Speech Communication Seminar II.) Goals: To show students the breadth and depth of research in the field. To teach students to effectively prepare feasible and ethical research projects in Speech Communication,

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE IS MEANT TO ENHANCE AND EXTEND THE SENIOR CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE FOR SPEECH COMMUNICATION MAJORS.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Barbara Burke

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

HUM - HUM Communication, Language, Literature & Philosophy

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 14, 2004