UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

Discipline:

Computer Science

Form NC #:

1

Date:

September 5, 2000

 

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

CSci 3902. Seminar I. (1 cr; prereq 2101, same semester registration for 3903 recommended, S/N only)

Familiarizes students with the literature in the field, focusing on ethical issues in computing. Discussion and group work. Students will analyze various articles or similarly published works, synthesize their contents, make formal presentations and attend and evaluate the presentations of their peers.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

We are splitting CSci 3901 into two components, the study of ethical issues in computing and the study and communication of technical issues related to the students’ fields of interest. Students may satisfy the 3903 requirements by taking the seminar course in other disciplines

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Fall 2001

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Dian Lopez

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

N/A

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Seminar

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

 

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

See the course description.

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

By judging the papers submitted and the presentations given.

 

Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

X

9/20/00

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

X

9/28/00

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)