KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Identify the department and chair. Include phone number and email address. Department of Biology, Karen Cangialosi, Chair. 8-2578, email@example.com PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Identify the person(s) who should be contacted regarding the proposal. Include phone number and email address. This person is expected to attend Divisional and/or Senate Curriculum meetings to discuss the proposal. KAREN CANGIALOSI TITLE SUMMARY: BIO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes. Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: Insert the course information as it exists in the current KSC Catalog. You may copy the information electronically from the KSC Web page: http://www.keene.edu/catalog/mdc.cfm BIO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 6 credits Advanced independent study related to experimental aspects of various fields of Biology. The student is required to initiate a research project and to submit a written progress report. One hour conference. Prerequisites: Two advanced courses in biology. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: -same PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: BIO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 6 credits Advanced independent study related to experimental aspects of various fields of Biology. The student is required to initiate a scholarly project and to submit a written progress report. One hour conference. Prerequisites: Two advanced courses in biology. May be repeated as desired. LEARNING OUTCOMES: -no changes from previous RATIONALE: Students are encouraged to do research and will not be limited in their pursuit of accomplishing a project, or projects by credit limitations. Removing the maximum allowable independent study credits will allow students to do as much research as they like, and get credit for it. This does not impact their other program requirements and additional credits earned would be above and beyond degree requirements. RESOURCES: All biology faculty. No additional resources required. No additional library resources required. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions required.
Senate Curriculum Committee
Keene State College
"BIO 498" (2008). Approved Curriculum Proposals. 173.