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Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 Request for Program Modification Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Institution submitting request: Rogers State University ___________________________ Contact person: Dr. Richard Beck ____________________________________________ Title: Vice President for Academic Affairs ____________________________________ Phone number: 918-343-7615 ______________________________________________ Current title of degree program (Level II): Bachelor of Science in Social Science ______ Current title of degree program (Level III): _____________________________________ State Regent’s three-digit program code: 110 __________________________________ Degree Granting Academic Unit: Department of Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice With options in: A. Psychology ____________________________________________ B. Sociology _____________________________________________ C. History _______________________________________________ D. Political Science ________________________________________ E. _______________________________________________________ TYPE OF REQUEST: Check those appropriate and complete appropriate pages ONLY! (1) Program Deletion (2) Program Suspension (3) Change of Program Name Complete and return ONLY and/or Degree Designation this cover sheet AND the (4) Option Addition appropriate page specifying the requested modification! (5) Option Deletion (6) Option Name Change (7) Program Requirement Change (8) Other Degree Program Modification Signature of President: _________________________________ Date: _____________ Date of Governing Board Approval: ______________________ Other Degree (8)Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 Program Modification Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education REQUEST FOR PROGRAM MODIFICATION (continued) Institution submitting request: Rogers State University ___________________________ State Regents’ three-digit program code and Program name of program to be modified: __110-Bachelor of Science in Social Science ___________________________________ (8) OTHER DEGREE PROGRAM MODIFICATION Requested action: Change of course description to include a prerequisite____________________ Current: PSY 3023 Social Psychology Social Psychology is fundamental to the study of psychology and the human sciences. In this course, major theories, methods, and research findings that comprise the discipline of social psychology are examined from a critical standpoint. The primary objective of this course is to increase students’ awareness of the social, historical, and political dimension to psychological understanding. The application of theoretical and empirical work to real- world social problems is emphasized. Proposed: PSY 3023 Social Psychology In this course, major theories, methods, and research findings that comprise the discipline of social psychology are examined from a critical standpoint including conformity, social influence, social cognition, prosocial behavior, prejudice, group processes, interpersonal attraction and social comparison. The primary objective of this course is to increase students’ awareness of the social, historical, and political dimension to psychological understanding. Prerequisite: PSY 1113. Reason for requested action (attach no more than one page if space provided is inadequate): To prevent students from registering for an upper division course without adequate preparation; to bring the course description more in line with the 2009-2010 Common Course Description from the Course Equivalency Project as required for inclusion: “A psychology course with a prerequisite of Introduction to Psychology offered at the 2000 level or above. The course will cover topics such as: conformity, social influence, social cognition, prosocial behavior, prejudice, group processes, interpersonal attraction and social comparison.” Will requested change require additional funds? No Yes If yes, please specify the amount of the additional costs, the source of the funds, and how they will be expended (if explanation exceeds space provided, attach no more than one page). Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 Will requested action change curriculum? No Yes If yes, attach current and proposed curriculum degree program requirements and degree program objectives (on no more than three pages). Indicate the changes clearly. Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 ROGERS STATE UNIVERSITY Office of Academic Affairs Supporting Documentation for Modifying or Deleting A Course Responses to the following questions should accompany Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) Request for Program Modification (7) Program Requirement Change form when modifying or deleting a course. 1. Does the modification involve cross listing with another RSU course? Yes No If yes, list the course prefix, number and name. (Note: the course description and objectives must be the same for both courses in order to be cross listed.) 2. Does the modified course involve changing the course level? Yes No If yes, the course description or course objectives must be revised to the appropriate level. 3. Will the modified course be listed as a program requirement or elective? Program Requirement Elective a. If the course is a program requirement, will the program admission requirements, total program credit hours, or graduation requirements change? Yes No If yes, complete the OSRHE Request for Program Modification (7) Program Requirement Change form. b. If the course is an elective, list the degree programs that will accept it. 1. BS Social Sciences 2. BS Community Counseling 4. Will the course be included in the General Education Program? Yes No If yes, complete the following table questions. G. E. Objective and Assessment Assessment Sampling Supporting Goal Measure Performance Standard Method Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 a. Refer to the OSRHE Transfer Matrix and list the comparable courses. Name of College Course Prefix, Number and Name or University Cameron U PSY 3383 Social Psychology NSU PSYC 4673 Social Psychology NWOSU PSYC 3143 Social Psychology b. Compare the proposed course with similar courses offered at five other Oklahoma regional universities or courses listed in the OSRHE Transfer Matrix. Complete this table only if the course description or level is modified. Name of Course Prefix, Course Description Gen. Ed. Regional Number and Course University Name (Y or N) Cameron U 3383* SOCIAL The study of human behavior as N PSYCHOLOGY, 3 affected by social stimuli. hours credit Prerequisite: PSY 1113. NSU PSYC 4673 The study of the impact of social and N cultural forces upon individual behavior and cognition. Attention to: social perception; motivation and learning; how persons judge themselves and others; social stimulus situations; and group processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 1113 or instructor permission. Northwestern +3143 Social A study of the interaction between N Psychology individual and society. Pre: nine hours Oklahoma of Psychology. State University Langston PY 4133 (3CR) In this course students will examine N SOCIAL the impact of social and cultural PSYCHOLOGY forces upon individual cognition and behavior. There is an emphasis on perception, motivation and learning, group processes, and social stimulus situations. Prerequisite: PY 1113 or instructor’s permission. University of This is a survey course of N PSY 2103 - Social psychological research that Central Psychology examines the role of the individual Oklahoma in society and the effects of social interactions on individual behavior. Prerequisite(s): PSY 1103 or PSY 2703. Approval History Form Proposal 04-09 Rev July 2007 Approval History Form Use BLUE ink for signatures STEP 1: ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT ACTION Signatures of Department Committee Members Initiating Request: Date: Approved and Forwarded to the Dean Date: Signature of Department Head Approved and Forwarded to the Curriculum Committee Date: Signature of Dean STEP 2: UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE ACTION Assigned Tracking Number Date: 1st Review by University Curriculum Committee (Yes or No) Date: ___ Returned to Academic Department for Corrections, if applicable Date: 2nd Review by University Curriculum Committee (Yes, No or NA) Date: Approved and Forwarded to Office of Academic Affairs Date: Signature of Chair: Date: STEP 3: OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS ACTION 1st Review by Office of Academic Affairs (Yes or No) Date: ___ Returned to Curriculum Committee, if applicable Date: 2nd Review by Office of Academic Affairs (Yes, No or NA) Approved and Forwarded to Academic Council Date: STEP 4: ACADEMIC COUNCIL ACTION _____ Approved Date: _____ Tabled Date: _____ Returned to Curriculum Committee. (Committee reviews problem area(s) Date and returns the proposal to the Academic Department. The Department uses a NEW Approval History Form when resubmitting the proposal to the Curriculum Committee. The Curriculum Committee assigns a new tracking number to the revised proposal.) Approval Signature of Vice President for Academic Affairs Date: Proposals must be approved President by March 10th for each academic year.
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