UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

French

Form NC #:

 

Date:

2/4/02

 

 

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

Fren 3071. French Fairy Tale and the Fantastic. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq 3011)

Study of the marvelous and the fantastic from the 17th century to the end of the 19th century. Readings from Charles Perrault, Mme Leprince de Beaumont, Mme d'Aulnoy, Guy de Maupassant, and others.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The purpose of this course in the French curriculum is to familiarize students with the rich tradition of the French fairy tale and to offer them several theoretical models which have been used to analyze this genre: historical studies of absolutism, gender studies, psychoanalysis, theoretical readings of the marvelous and the fantastic.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2003

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

M. Senior

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

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

Fren 3317

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.

 

The goals of this course are: to gain a reading knowledge of the major writers in the fairy tale and fantastic tradition in France, to gain familiarity with several critical approaches to this work, to respond critically, in oral presentations in class and in written work, to the primary texts.

 

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

 

Students will keep a portfolio of critical vocabulary, notes and written work to chart their progress throughout the course.

 

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:

 

VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.

 

 

 

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 #

M.S.

2/6/02

1)

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

 

J.N.

2/6/02

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

J.F.S.

4/1/02

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

 

4)

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

 

 

Provisional Approval Process:

If time does not allow for the regular approval procedures to be completed before the course is to be taught, or if a course will be taught only once, "provisional approval" can be secured for a one-time offering of the course. For provisional approval, curricular change forms must go through the following process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

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

 

 

2)

Division Chair, approving for one-time offering, sends proposal to #3

 

 

3)

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, with concurrence of the Division Chairs, approves the course for a one-time offering