UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

French

Form NC #:

 

Date:

09/03/02

 

 

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

 

Fren 1303. Paris as Text/Image/Sound. (IP; 4 cr; prereq 2002 or equiv or #)

Same as Hum 1303. This course explores how representations of Paris in literature, film, music, and photography have been a key to the construction and the lived experience of the city and how new forms of writing, image-making, and sound production have emerged from the modern metropolis.

 

Fren 1303H. Honors: Paris as Text/Image/Sound. (IP; 4 cr; prereq 2002 or equiv or #, participation in Honors program or #)

Same as Hum 1303H. This course explores how representations of Paris in literature, film, music, and photography have been a key to the construction and the lived experience of the city and how new forms of writing, image-making, and sound production have emerged from the modern metropolis.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The cross-listed French version of this course will allow French students to read the primary texts for this class in French and complete their written work in French. This course, although taught in English, can be counted toward the French major.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

spring 2005

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Matt Senior

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

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

 

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

seminar

 

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 provide students with a knowledge of the history and culture of the city of Pairs from the early nineteenth century to the present; to allow students to compare the creative works of French writers, artists, and composers, such as Balzac, Baudelaire, Berlioz, and Monet, with that of expatriates such as Picasso, Stein, Stravinsky, Hemingway, and Miller.

 

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

 

French Students will submit all of their written assignments and tests in French. This will consist of ten entries in a commonplace book and three 6-8 page essays.

 

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.

Students enrolled in the Honors section will write additional entries in the common place book, based on additional French language critical sources.

 

 

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 #

MS

9/12/02

1)

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

 

JN

9/12/02

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.)

 

 

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