Document Type

Course Change

Publication Date

Fall 2008


KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL HNRSS 290 Honors Social Sciences (specific title required) DATE OF SUBMISSION: February 2009 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Honors Program Director: Dr. Helen Frink PROPOSED ACTION Course Addition PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER and/or TITLE: HNRSS 290 – Honors Social Sciences (specific title required) PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: Honors courses in the social sciences will present content-specific titles and descriptions when they are approved by the Honors Program Advisory Council. They will meet Integrative Studies Program Outcomes and Honors Program outcomes appropriate to the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program and ITW or HNRSTW. LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students will be able to: · articulate an understanding of representative theories in the social sciences · transcend boundaries between experiential and classroom learning · reflect upon and take responsibility for their continuing intellectual development RATIONALE: Knowledge of the social sciences is fundamental to a liberal arts education. RESOURCES: All full-time tenure-track faculty in the social sciences will be invited to teach HNRSS courses. Honors social sciences courses offered to date include Introduction to Geography (Jo Beth Mullens), Mercury: Power, Poison and Privilege (Karen Jennings) and Post Communist Eastern Europe (Brian Green, fall 2009) SIGNATURE PAGE 2008-2009 1. Sponsoring Program: ___Honors Program Advisory Council Chair: Helen Frink_ For _9_ Against_0_ Abstain _0__ Absent 3_ Date __February 13, 2009_______ 2. Advisory Opinions: List the names of the affected departments and include department responses. 3. Dean: Comment: Approved____Not Approved____Signature: _________ Date ________ 4. School Curriculum Committee or the Interdisciplinary ISP Subcommittee: Comment: For ___ Against ___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: ____________________Date ________ 5. Senate Curriculum Committee: Comment: For ___ Against___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: ______________Date _________ 6. Keene State College Senate: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: _____________________ Date ________ 7. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Approved___ Not Approved____ Information___ Signature: ____________Date ________ 8. President: Approved___ Not Approved___ Information___ Signature: ______________Date ________


Senate Curriculum Committee




Keene State College

HNRS Social Sciences