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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2022

Curricular Items

From the Chair of the College Senate Curriculum Committee
Advanced to the President
The following have been approved by the College Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review:

New Course:
PHY 307 Modern Physics Laboratory

Course Revisions:
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis
PHY 425 Classical Mechanics


Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following have been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for fall 2022 review:

Program Revisions:
B.S. Psychological Science (formerly B.S. Psychology)
Minor in Photography and Documentary Studies (formerly Minor in Photography)

New Courses:
BIO 611 Biotechnology. Exploration of current technologies in molecular biology, cell biology, and immunology to address agricultural, environmental, industrial, and human health issues. Topics include recombinant DNA technology; DNA sequencing; RNA interference; CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing; monoclonal antibodies; immunotherapies; stem cells; genetically modified organisms; COVID-19 diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination; and regulations of biotechnology. Offered occasionally, beginning fall 2023.

HEA 615 Survey Design for Professionals. Fundamentals of survey methodology, including designing, administering, and analyzing surveys; principals of quality survey design to support research and data collection needs of organizations and institutions. Offered fall semester, beginning fall 2023.