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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - WST6936

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-12-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1740 2006-10-04
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Women's Studies AS 1236-000-00
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Marilyn Myerson, Ph.D. 40978

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    WST 6936 Selected Topics in Women's Studies

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Sel Topics WST
    Course Online? Percentage Online



    Course Description

    Content varies according to scholarship focus of students and instructor.

    Repeatable-- content and instructor will vary.

  3. Justification

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

    This course rubric will provide an avenue for the department to audition new graduate level courses, for a number of purposes, e.g., to supplement specializations, to develop new core courses, to take advantage of Visiting faculty's areas of specializatio

    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 title allows the department to increase its curricular offerings at the 6000 level, which fulfills requirements for the Women's Studies M.A. students and graduate certificate students. And, depending on the topic, can fill a course requirement for Women's Health graduate certificate students.

    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.)

    They must be Women's Studies regular or Visiting faculty or Women's Studies Affiliated faculty.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Explore traditional paradigms, especially as they relate to gender.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Enriched comprehension of the impact of conventions, traditions, and paradigms as they relate to gender.

    C. Major Topics

    Examples of courses to be taught:

    Feminist Perspectives on Women's Health

    Transformations in Consciousness

    D. Textbooks

    Will vary with instructor and course content.

    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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