UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form TC:

Topics Course Proposal

FORM TC

(9/00)

 

Discipline:

History

Form TC #:

 

Date:

10/9/02

 

This form must be submitted to Nancy Mooney any time a new specific topics course is being defined. Add or delete course entries as needed. A topics course requires Curriculum Committee and Campus Assembly approval only if the GER designation or another element differs from the topics umbrella course.

Topics Course #1:

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry.

Hist 3358. Variable Topics in Colonial and U.S. History Before 1860: Civil War and Reconstruction. (Hist;4cr;offered when feasible)

Origin, context, and significance of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

 

First semester to be offered:

Unknown

 

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

A topics course under the Hist 3210 umbrella

 

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Lecture

 

Does this topic differ from its umbrella course? If yes, how does it differ (examples--GER, prereqs, credits)? "Yes" answer means approval is needed.

Yes; GER specified

 

 

Topics Course #2:

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry.

Hist 3457. Variable Topics in U.S. History: American Biography and Autobiography. (Hist;4cr;offered when feasible)

Seminar and readings in biography and autobiography, a long paper on an aspect of the biography of an American of the student's choice.

 

II. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Unknown

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

Hist 3241

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Seminar

Does this topic differ from its umbrella course? If yes, how does it differ (examples--GER, prereqs, credits)? "Yes" answer means approval is needed.

Yes; GER specified

 

Topics Course #3:

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry.

Hist 3458. Variable Topics in U.S. History: Public History. (Hist; 4cr; offered when feasible)

Introduction to methods and approaches to Public History, drawing from the West Central Historical Center and UMM archives.

II. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2004

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Seminar

Does this topic differ from its umbrella course? If yes, how does it differ (examples--GER, prereqs, credits)? "Yes" answer means approval is needed.

Yes; GER specified

 

 

A topics course requires Curriculum Committee and Campus Assembly approval only if the GER designation or another element differs from the topics umbrella course.

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 #

 

 

1)

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

 

 

 

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.)