Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ANG6934
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- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 1879 2005-01-31 Department College Budget Account Number Anthropology AS 1205000 Contact Person Phone Brent Weisman 9740780 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title ANG 6934 Foundations of Applied Anthropology II Is the course title variable? N 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) Foundations II Course Online? Percentage Online -
Graduate standing, Foundations in Applied Anthropology I
This course is the second part of a two-course sequence required of all MA students in the anthropology department. This course provides students with foundational understandings of the epistemologies underlying contemporary applied anthropology.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
This course is part of the required course sequence for all anthropology graduate students. The course helps deliver the major goals, objectives, and approaches of the program to first-year students.
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?
There is a high annual demand (Spring semester) as it is part of a required course sequence. This course is for anthropology graduate students only.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
Yes, is being offered in Spring 05 as a special topics listing and is part of new and approved currcicular requirements in the anthropology department.
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Ph.D. or doctorate degree in anthropology, with a research emphasis in applied anthropology
- Other Course Information
Students will develop and apply critical thinking to current topics in the four fields of anthropology and will understand the processes of advocacy and policy making in applied anthropology.
B. Learning Outcomes
There are five learning outcomes: (1)demonstrated command of readings (relevant literature to the field), (2)reflection on and integration of course content with outside topics, (3) ability to lead thoughtful discussions of course content, (4) ability to recognize relevance of course objectives to student's professional interest, and (5) ability to develop constructive applications for advocacy and policy.
C. Major Topics
Advocacy: Who Owns the Past?
Poverty and Power
Policy: Human Environmental Impacts
Prejudice and Health Policy
No required text books for purchase. Required readings consist of current journal articles and books placed on Blackboard (see syllabus).
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
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