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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GMS6941

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

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1803 2005-11-04
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Medical Ethics and Humanities (Internal Medicine) MD 610605
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Lois LaCivita Nixon 9745300

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    GMS 6941 Bioethics and Medical Humanities Internship

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 I - Internships (Including Practicum) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Bioethics/Med Hum Internship
    Course Online? Percentage Online


    Approval from advisor/ program director



    Course Description

    Supervised Field experience in related activities/organizations relating to bioethics and/or medical humanities.

  3. Justification

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

    Internship experience provides students with an opportunity for supervised activities in a professional setting that has bearing on the program. The Internship experience takes the student form the classroom to the workspace where the student can gain an

    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 is required for the MABMH degree.

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

    Yes, 6

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

    PhD in Humanities discipline or faculty standing in COM, CON, or COPH.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The objectives are project specific as agreed upon by students and supervisor, but will relate to the programís general purpose, focus, and range of study possibilities.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Individual learning outcomes will depend on students' interests and the individuality of the internship site. Such specific outcomes should reflect the general learning outcome.

    C. Major Topics

    Course "topics" will depend upon the internship site chosen by the student in consultation with the student's advisor.

    D. Textbooks

    Each student will develop a list of readings that are relevant to the specific internship site and experiences. The proposed reading list must be approved by advisor.

    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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