UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

Anthropology

Form NC #:

 

Date:

10/9/02

 

 

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

 

Anth 2452s. Native American Women. (HDiv;4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #)

Same as Soc 2452. The role of Indian and mixed-blood women in a variety of North American Indian cultures, both traditional and contemporary, using ethnography, autobiography, life history, biography, and fiction. The interaction of Indian women and their cultures with the colonizing cultures of Western Europe and the United States.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

New faculty member prepared to teach this course. It serves both the anthropology and women’s studies majors and provides additional course offering in Native American studies. Serves interests of the general student body and particular interests of UMM’s largest minority group.

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2003

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Julie Pelletier

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

no

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

new offering

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

lecture

 

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

 

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

 

To acquaint students with Native American women, their histories and their cultures. To provide information on an important American minority.

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

 

Examinations, a term paper, class discussions.

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 #

 

 

1)

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

 

 

 

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.)