UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

LAAS

Form NC #:

 

Date:

10/9/02

 

 

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

 

LAAS 1993f,s, 2993f,s, 3993f,s, 4993f,s. Directed Study. (1-5 cr; repeatable; prereq #)

Individualized research project related to Latin America. Topic determined by the student and instructor.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

To offer student opportunity for independent study in Latin American Area Studies.

 

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Fall 2003

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Donna Chollett

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

yes, 5 cr.

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

N.A.

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Directed study

 

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 allow students to combine independent research with faculty guidance; to explore Latin American topics not covered in courses.

 

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

 

Qualitative evaluation of resulting student projects.

 

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:

Directed study offered within interdisciplinary major.

VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.

 

 

 

 

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.)