UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

English

Form NC #:

 

Date:

9/11/02

 

 

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

 

Engl 2041s. Introduction to African American Literature. (HDiv: 4cr; prereq 1011 or equiv; not offered 2003-04)

A introduction to issues and themes in African American literature and culture, with emphasis on historical and cultural context.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

This course is designed to give both majors and non-majors an opportunity to study the African American literary tradition.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2005

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Becca Gercken-Hawkins

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

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Discussion

 

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 create or increase awareness of issues represented in African American literature.

 

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

 

Monitoring of student progress on papers and in class discussion.

 

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.