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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MHS6901

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2007-11-08
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1672 2007-03-22
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Child and Family Studies BC 583000050
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Carol MacKinnon-Lewis 9742075

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MHS 6901 Independent Studies in Mental Health Studies

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1-4 Z - Directed Individual Study R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Independent Studies
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    Students conduct independent study in an area related to behavioral health under the guidance of a faculty member. Open to all majors/repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course provides advanced research experience in behavioral health and the opportunity for students to collaborate with faculty to develop an individualized course of study.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course provides students with the opportunity to work closely with faculty and develop and individualized course of study in the behavioral health field. This course has application in degree programs in the colleges/programs of Public Health, Social Work, Education, and Psychology.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?


    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    The instructor should meet the following requirements: Possess a doctoral degree that is appropriate to the area in which they are teaching; have graduate teaching experience in the mental health field.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Work with faculty to develop and conduct an individual research project/course of study in behavioral health.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Demonstrate competency in behavioral health research, policy, service delivery, and program evaluation.

    C. Major Topics

    To be determined by student and faculty

    D. Textbooks

    To be determined by student and faculty

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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