UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form RC:

Revised Course Proposal

FORM RC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

Philosophy

 

 

Date:

1/22/02

 

Course Revision #1

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Phil 3101. Metaphysics. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered spring 2003)

Phil 3121. Political Philosophy. (SS; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered fall 2001)

Phil 3131. Philosophy of Law. (SS; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered spring 2003 fall 2002)

Phil 3141. The Theory of Knowledge. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered spring 2003)

Phil 3151. History of Ancient Philosophy. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 3161. History of Medieval Philosophy. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 3171. History of Modern Philosophy. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 4000. Variable Topics in the History of Philosophy. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; repeatable when topic changes; offered fall 2002)

Phil 4001. Topics: Determinism, Foreknowledge, and Freedom in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 4002. Variable Topics in the History of Philosophy: Existentialism. (Hist; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 4100. Variable Topics in Moral Issues and Theories. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; repeatable when topic changes; offered fall 2001)

Phil 4102. Variable Topics in Moral Issues and Theories: Free Will, Determinism, and Morality. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

Phil 4111. Ethical Theory. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered spring 2003)

Phil 4121. Philosophy of Language. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; offered fall 2002)

Phil 4130. Variable Topics in contemporary Issues in Philosophy. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #; repeatable to 8 cr; offered spring 2002)

Phil 4131. Variable Topics in contemporary Issues in Philosophy: Personal Identity, Proper Names, and Essences. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq any 1xxx or 2xxx course except 2101, or #)

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Members of the philosophy discipline reserve the discretion to decide whether students qualify for a course in philosophy even though they fail to satisfy formal prerequisites for that course.

 

Regular Approval Process:

Forms RC must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

IH

2/6/02

1)

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

 

JN

2/6/02

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (Course revisions become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval, unless specifically requested otherwise in the Rationales.)

 

 

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