Honors Arts


Document Type

Course Change

Publication Date

Fall 2009


KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL HNRSA 290 Honors Arts (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: HNRSA 290 – Honors Arts (specific title required) PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: Honors courses in the arts 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 demonstrate: • an understanding of the ways of knowing in the arts and of the values and concerns expressed in creative works • knowledge of how the arts impact or are impacted by life events and perceptions • an ability to transcend boundaries between experiential and classroom learning • an ability to reflect upon and take responsibility for their continuing intellectual development RATIONALE: Students completing a liberal arts education should have the opportunity to critically and creatively engage in the aesthetic and intellectual components of the fine and performing arts. RESOURCES: All full-time tenure-track faculty in the arts will be invited to teach HNRSA 290 courses. SIGNATURE PAGE 2008-2009 1. Sponsoring Program: Honors Program Advisory Council_ Chair Signature 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

Honors Arts