Form NC:

New Course Proposal






Form NC #:



10 Sept. 02



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


Engl 2012f. Introduction to Fiction. (Hum; 4 cr; prereq 1011 or equiv; not offered 2003-04)

An introduction to critical reading and analysis of fiction (novels and/or short stories).


II. Rationale (see instructions):

This is a counterpart to the current Intro. to Poetry, covering another major literary genre and offered for majors and/or non-majors.


III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Fall 2004

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Brad Deane

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


To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?


Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):



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 a range of fiction and ways of critically understanding and writing about it. The course may serve as a basis for further work in English and/or in reading more generally.


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


Students will write several analytical papers and participate in class discussions. They may also have exams and/or short exercises to demonstrate their understanding of the course content.


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.