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 3241f. Mark Twain. (Hum: 4 cr; prereq 1131, two from 2201, 2202, 2211, or 2212; not offered 2003-04)

A careful reading of Twain’s major works with attention to their controversial and darkly comic view of America.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Twain is an author not currently studied in other courses. This is an elective designed to give majors an opportunity to study a specialized area of literature.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Fall 2004

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Gretchen Murphy

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.

 

In-depth study of the works of a single author in cultural context will enable students to describe and interpret literary choices and use this skills to participate in critical debates.

 

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. Students will also write a self-analysis twice during the semester to reflect on and assess their own learning.

 

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.