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Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1073 - Spring 2007

Course:

IS 3209H

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MCAA - Academic Affairs

Department:

227 - UMM-Academic Services

 

General

 

Course Title Short:

Hnr:Science & Public Policy

Course Title Long:

Honors: Apocalypse Now? The Science and Policy of Preparing for a Catastrophe

Max-Min Credits

for Course:

2.0 to 2.0 credit(s)

Catalog

Description:

Popular visions, policy response, and scientific underpinnings of potentially catastrophic societal problems past and present. Do we worry about the right things? How do scientists, politicians, and purveyors of popular culture assess which threats warrant attention? (two 50-min lect/disc plus multiple evening film screenings)

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:

Fall, Spring

Component 1:

LEC (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll

Course:

No

Graded

Component:

LEC

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 - participation in UMM Honors Program

Editor Comments:

Edited for catalog 10.13.06 NEH.

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment

and Goals:

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Rationale for

Changes or

Exceptions:

THIS COURSE IS INTENDED AS AN ELECTIVE OFFERING IN THE REVISED HONORS PROGRAM. CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF THE NEW PROGRAM, READINGS AND THE SUBJECT MATTER ARE INTERDISCIPLINARY.

 

General Education

 

Faculty

Sponsor Name:

Peter Wyckoff, Paula O'Loughlin

Requirement

this course fulfills:

ENVT - ENVT People and the Environment

 

Provisional

Approval:

Requested on Oct 17, 2006

Regular

Approval:

Requested on Oct 17, 2006

 

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