Overview of changes for 2012-13 Catalog
Here are some highlights of changes to the 2012-13 Catalog
(Please see the catalog for more details)
College-wide Curricular Changes:
New Certificate in Community Development - New courses: COMD200, COMD210, COMD280, COMD285, COMD300, COMD400, COMD410, SOCI321
HNRS350 - changed to variable 1-3 credit hours
School of Liberal Arts:
CREA200 - Removed NOEX attribute; altered course description
CREA313 - Removed NOEX attribute; altered course description
CREA314 - Removed NOEX attribute; altered course description
CREA420 - Removed NOEX attribute; altered course description
CREA397 - credits changed from 1 to 3
CREA170 - Modern Dance Level I
CREA172 - Jazz Dance
CREA270 - Modern Dance Level II
CREA370 - Improvisation in Dance
CREA460 - Figure Studio
EDUC461 - changed to 3 credit hours and 1 hour linked lab
EDUC481 - changed to 3 credit hours and 1 hour linked lab
EDUC462 - Literary and the Reflective Practicioner Lab
EDUC482 - Instructional Theory and Practice in Inclusive Classrooms Lab
HIST430 - title change to "Russia Since 1900"
New Course: HIST328 - "Dutch Roots of New York"
Modern Language and Classics:
GERM027 - title changed to "US and German Media"; course description altered
New Course: ARAB305 - "Arabic Study Travel Course"
New Course: RUSS305 - "Russian Study Travel Course"
MULT400 - changed catalog description and added MULT attribute
Philosophy Major - credit hours required increased from 30 to 33; added PHIL450 to the major
PHIL450 - changed course type to Seminar
PHIL491 - increased credits from 2 to 3
Catalog Description Changes:
PHIL155 - Symbolic Logic
PHIL202 - Philosophy and Reality
PHIL240 - Philosophy of Art
PHIL260 - Philosophy of Religion
PHIL285 - Philosophy and the Feminine
PHIL290 - Greek and Roman Philosophy
PHIL294 - Early Modern Philosophy
PHIL300 - Philosophy and Knowledge
PHIL330 - Philosophy of Science
PHIL333 - Special topics in Philosophy
PHIL342 - Medieval Philosophy
PHIL346 - Late Modern Philosophy
PHIL348 - Existentialism
PHIL400 - Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy
PHIL420 - Classic American Philosophy
PHIL440 - Phenomenology (Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
PHIL450 - Great Figures in Philosophy
PHIL490 - Seminar in Philosophy
PHIL499 - Independent Study
Course Title Changes:
PHIL285 - now "Philosophy and Gender"
PHIL400 - now "Philosophy of Language and Mind"
PHIL440 - now "Contemporary Continental Philosophy"
POSC205 - removed all pre-requisites and registration restrictions
Added: "All Religious Studies Majors must complete at least six hours of the same foreign language (classical or modern). American Sign Language does not fulfill this requirement."
New Course: RELG387 - "Goddesses in India and Beyond"
Sociology Minor - opened up the 100 level requirement for the minor
SOCI230 - added SGLB and MULT attributes
SOCI300 - added SGLB attribute and changed catalog description
School of Business:
BUDV450- title changed to "Organizational Strategy"; change in course description
Addition of Introductory and Intermediate Topics Courses for Business Disciplines:
Accounting Certificate - requirement changed from ACCT470 to ACCT370
ACCT420 - title changed to "Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting"
ACCT462 - catalog description changed
MGMT425 - removed "Senior Only" restriction
Marketing Major - removed MGMT113 as a requirement for the major, B.S. in Marketing
School of Science:
BIOL180 - added HNRS attribute
BIOL400 - changed credits from 3 to "1-4"; course description updated
Biochemistry minor- has been updated
Chemistry minor- has been updated
Upper level courses- now require a minimum C- grade in all pre-requisites
CHEM055 *also counts as Franciscan Concern Core Requirement
CSIS410 and CSIS415- added labs and lab fees
New Course: CSIS200 - "The Nature of Humans and Machines"
ENVA010 - credit changed from 3 to "Variable 1-3"; deleted supplies fee
ENVA050 - changed from ENVA050 to ENVA150
New Course: PHYS499 - "Independent Research"