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 1304. French Women Authors in Translation. (IP; 4 cr; preereq 2002 or equiv or #)

Same as Hum 1304. French women's movements during the twentieth century, the historical relationship of gender and class, and the lives of women from various ethnic backgrounds in France; the history of French women authors in a global context. Guest lecturers may, when appropriate, provide some comparisons among European and global feminisms.

 

Fren 1304H. Honors: French Women Authors in Translation. (IP; 4 cr; prereq 2002 or equiv or #, participation in Honors Program or #)

Same as Hum 1304H. French women's movements during the twentieth century, the historical relationship of gender and class, and the lives of women from various ethnic backgrounds in France; the history of French women authors in a global context. Guest lecturers may, when appropriate, provide some comparisons among European and global feminisms.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

This course holds appeal for students with a broad range of interests, including students who wish to complete their written work in French. Allowing advanced French students to take the course will enrich the discussion and bring a deeper understanding of French culture to the class.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

spring 2004

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Tammy Berberi

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):

seminar

 

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

x

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

 

To introduce students to various, historicized aspects of French feminism as they are reflected in fiction by women (18thc-present) and to diversify writing & discussion techniques and improve these skills

 

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

 

Hum students will be asked to complete 3 papers of 5/5/8 pp. each (1 argumentative, 1 expository, and one comparative). Students enrolled under the French # will complete only 2 papers, written in French, and must also enroll in a discussion section to be held weekly in French.

 

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 complete a final project (in addition to assigned papers) in consultation with the instructor.

 

 

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