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					Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health



Office of the Dean
Faculty of Arts


Date:            February 3, 2009

To:              All departments

From:            Elizabeth Dawes, Associate Dean of Arts

Re:              Curriculum Forms: Guidelines and Information for Departmental Curriculum Committees


      This memo contains important information for Departmental Assistants, DCC Chairs and
Department Chairs, Directors and Coordinators with respect to Curriculum proposals to be submitted by
March 31, 2009.

I. CURRICULUM SUBMISSIONS

         SUBMISSIONS to Jackie Benson, Curriculum Assistant in the Faculty of Arts Deans’ Office,
          must include:
              DOUBLE-SIDED HARD COPIES of:
                 - the Summary Sheet bearing departmental signatures with courses listed in order of
                 course number from the lowest to the highest number
                 - all consultation forms (Attachments 1, 2 & 3) bearing signatures and dates, placed in
                 order of course number from the lowest to the highest number, clipped together with paper
                 clips (NO STAPLES!)
                 - all Experimental Course Proposals
                 - Do NOT submit hard copies of New Course Proposals, Revisions to Existing
                 Course, Course Deletion Proposals or Changes to Major/Degree Requirements. As
                 signatures are NO LONGER required on these forms, electronic copies will suffice. Do
                 NOT submit hard copies of course outlines.

              ELECTRONIC COPIES of all forms, including attachments and course outlines
               - Create a file folder for each course. Use the course number and proposal type as the
               folder name: e.g., FRIV-2100 New. In this case, the folder would contain the New Course
               Proposal form, the Attachments and the course outline.
               - Identify each document in the file folder with the course number and document type: e.g.
               FRIV-2100 New, FRIV-2100 A1-GERM, FRIV-2100 A2, FRIV-2100 Outline.
               - For Attachment 1 (A1), specify the program consulted: e.g. FRIV-2100 A1-GERM.

                                      Elizabeth Dawes, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts
                            Ph: (204) 786.9942 FAX: (204) 774-4134 E-Mail: e.dawes@uwinnipeg.ca
                                   515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9
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           - Post all of your file folders on the Department Assistants’ network drive (U). Create
           your own Curriculum folder on the U drive with your program name: e.g., FRIV
           Curriculum. Jackie Benson will then transfer your files to the read-only Curriculum
           folder.
           - Alternatively, file folders may be submitted to Jackie Benson on a disk.
          All changes or additions to the original submission must be made through Jackie Benson.
          All curriculum proposals should be submitted as a package. Incomplete packages will be
           returned.

     FORMATTING
         Use Arial size 10 font on all forms.
         Do not use bold, underlining, italics, or CAPITALIZATION (except for the department
          code which must be capitalized).
         Do not delete any headings from any of the forms (other than to replace department name,
          abbreviation and X credit hour totals with your information on the Summary Sheet).
         Do not indicate N/A or None on any of the forms.

     DEADLINES
         Departmental curriculum packages must be submitted by March 31, 2009 for publication
          in the 2010-11 Calendar.
         Experimental course proposals are due September 30, 2009 for publication in the
          timetable for Spring 2010 and Fall/Winter 2010-11.

     For INFORMATION, contact one of the following:
          Jackie Benson, Curriculum Assistant in the Faculty of Arts Deans’ Office, 786-9763
          Ken Gibbons, Co-Chair of the Curriculum Planning Committee, 786-9387
          Paul Betts, Co-Chair of the Curriculum Planning Committee, 786-9164

II. COURSE NUMBERS

     FORMATTING COURSE NUMBERS
         On each form, the three elements of the course number are indicated separately:
          - the department code: FRIV
          - the 4-digit course number: 2001 (Do not include the credit hours.)
          - the credit hours: 6
         When referring to other courses in the prerequisite statements, calendar description, etc.,
          use the new format: FRIV-2001 (6). Course numbers will appear in the Calendar in this
          format.
          - The department code must be capitalized.
          - There must be a hyphen between the department code and the 4-digit number.
          - The credit hours are indicated in parentheses.
         Do not use the old format on any form (e.g., FRIV-2001/6).
         Double-numbered courses must be listed as FRIV-3001 & 4001 (3) rather than FRIV-
          3001/4001 (3).
         Cross-listed courses must be listed as follows:
          - FRIV & SPAM-3001 (3)
          - FRIV, SPAM & TRIV-3001 (3)
          - FRIV-3001 & SPAM-3202 (3) (in cases where the 4-digit number varies from program
          to program)
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     CHANGING EXISTING COURSE NUMBERS
         A change of course number requires 2 forms: a New Course Proposal and a Course
          Deletion Proposal.
         Do not use the Revisions to Existing Course form for a change of course number.
         Attachment 2: Library Resources and the course outline are not required for such courses.

     SELECTING NUMBERS FOR NEW COURSES
          Numbers for former courses cannot be reused for new courses, even if the content is the
           same. Consult the list of allocated course numbers to check which ones have already been
           used. Each Departmental Assistant should have a copy of this document. If not, request a
           copy from Jackie Benson.
          Course numbers should be chosen with careful attention to the numbers currently in use
           within the program. Use consecutive numbers wherever possible. A department with
           existing courses numbered 2114 and 2115 would likely select 2116 for a new course in the
           same area of the discipline.
          The first digit indicates the course level. The second digit may be used to indicate an area
           within the discipline. For example, in Psychology, developmental courses are numbered
           X2XX whereas personality courses are numbered X3XX.
          Numbers for cross-listed courses may be identical in each department or program. They
           may also differ when the number proposed by one program is not available in another or
           when each program wishes to respect the logic of its own numbering system.

III. CURRICULUM FORMS

     FORMATTING
         Carefully follow the attached examples as a model for formatting.
         A separate form must be used for each course being proposed. (Double-numbered and
          cross-listed courses are considered to be a single course.)

     SUMMARY SHEET
         Any words appearing in red on the electronic version of the form must be replaced by
          departmental information.
         Put information in columns below the headings. Do not delete the headings.
         Experimental courses do not count as additions.
         Include a rationale for any additions, deletions or revisions.

     REVISIONS TO EXISTING COURSE
         This form cannot be used for a change of course number. A change of course number
           requires 2 forms: a New Course Proposal and a Course Deletion Proposal.
         Use this form for changes to the calendar description, prerequisites, corequisites,
           restrictions, additional requirements, cross-listing, etc.
         In the proposed calendar entry, highlight the changes with respect to the current calendar
           entry in yellow on the electronic version of the form.

     COURSE DELETION PROPOSAL
         This form is used to declare a course obsolete.
         Courses may be active, inactive or obsolete. Active courses are currently taught on a
          regular basis. Inactive courses have not been taught for 5 years or more. They do not
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              appear in the Calendar but may be reactivated at any time. Obsolete courses do not appear
              in the Calendar and cannot be reactivated. If a department wishes to offer an obsolete
              course, it must be proposed again using a New Course Proposal form and a new course
              number.

      NEW COURSE PROPOSAL
          Submit a course outline (see below) and Attachment 2: Library Resources. Note: These
            documents are not required if the New Course Proposal form is being completed in order
            to change the course number of an existing course.
          See section II regarding course numbers for new courses.
          If the new course is replacing an existing course, a Course Deletion Proposal is also
            required.
          If approved by Senate, the new course will be effective September 1, 2010.

      EXPERIMENTAL COURSE PROPOSAL
          Experimental courses can only be offered twice over a maximum period of 3 years.
          Submit a course outline (see below) and Attachment 2: Library Resources.
          See section II regarding course numbers for new courses.
          The deadline for experimental course proposals is September 30, 2009.
          If approved by the Curriculum Planning Committee, the new course may be timetabled as
            early as Spring 2010. Experimental courses do not require Senate approval and are sent to
            Senate for information only.

      COURSE OUTLINES
          Provide a detailed schedule of topics and course work using the dates of the current
           academic year. Include the value of each item to be graded.
          It is not necessary to include all of the information required by Senate and/or
           recommended by the Deans (e.g., reference to Academic misconduct, Disability Services,
           office hours).
          For topics courses, provide a sample outline of a possible topic.

      ATTACHMENT 1: RELATIONS WITH OTHER PROGRAMS
          If the course is relevant to several other programs, a separate form must be sent to each
            department.
          Include the date (top right).

      ATTACHMENT 2: LIBRARY RESOURCES (maximum of 2 pages)
          This form is not required for topics courses.
          This form must be completed by a librarian.
          Do not submit a complete bibliography of available library holdings. The Curriculum
            Planning Committee does not require such information.

IV. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS

PART A

1. Department - Include full name of department.                                        Frivology

2. Submission Date – Include the month and year.                                        March 27, 2009
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3. Department Code - Use capital letters only.                                            FRIV

4. Course Number - Include the 4-digit number only.                                       3008

      See section II for information regarding course numbers.

5. Credit Hours - Use Arabic numerals.                                                    3

      Existing credit hour values include 1, 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6, 9 and 12.
       The most common values are 3 and 6.
      In the past, courses had a value of either 3 or 6 credit hours,
       but not both. Now, the same course may be offered sometimes
       as a 3 credit hour course and sometimes as a 6 credit hour course.
      To indicate that the credit value varies, use or.                                  3 or 6

6. Cross-listed Department Code - Use capital letters only.                               SPAM

      When listing more than one department or program, use &.                   FRIV & SPAM

7. Cross-listed Course Number - Include the 4-digit number only.                          3008

      When listing double-numbered courses, use &.                                3008 & 4008

8. Full Course Title.                                              Frivological Issues in Education

9. Title Abbreviation - Use a maximum of 25 characters including spaces.

    Do not use any punctuation.                                            Friv Issues in Education
    Use an ampersand (&) instead of the word and.                          Friv & Popular Culture
    Do not capitalize the entire title abbreviation.
    Be sure that the abbreviation is meaningful.
    Be sure that words that appear in several different course
   titles within the department are abbreviated consistently.

10. Instructional Code and Hours of Instruction per week

HOURS OF INSTRUCTION
   Do not leave a space between the instructional code and the hours.                    S3

      The number of hours of instruction per week may be fixed (1, 2, 3, etc.) or variable (V).
           a specific number of hours per week for each element of the course:
             - 3 hours of seminars                                                        S3
             - 1 hour of lecture and 2 hours of seminars                                  Le1,S2
             - 3 hours of lectures and 3 hours of labs                                    Le3,La3

            a specific number of hours per week in total but variability
             in the number of hours spent on each element of the course each week:
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                - 3 hours per week in total consisting of variable hours of labs and lectures Le/La3

             the total number of hours varies from week to week:
              - variable seminar hours                                                                     SV
              - 3 hours of lectures per week and variable hours of labs                                    Le3,LaV

INSTRUCTIONAL CODES
A    Apprenticeship/Internship/Practicum              FRIV-4872 (3) PRACTICUM BLOCK - EARLY YEARS FRIVOLOGY
                                                      (A) This course offers frivological experience in Early Years settings
                                                      under the guidance and supervision of practicum frivologists. This
                                                      practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a
                                                      total of 9 days.
D        Directed Reading                             FRIV-3193 (3) DIRECTED READINGS IN FRIVOLOGY (D) In this
                                                      course, readings and assignments in the area of frivology are
                                                      arranged between an individual student and the instructor.
La       Lab                                          FRIV-4901 (3) ADVANCED FRIVOLOGY LABORATORY (La3) This
                                                      laboratory course familiarizes students with advanced laboratory
                                                      techniques and introduces research methodologies.
Le       Lecture                                      FRIV-2520 (1) TUTORING SECOND LANGUAGE FRIVOLOGISTS
                                                      (LeV) This course builds on the peer tutoring principles of EDUC &
                                                      RHET-2505 (1) and prepares students for tutoring second language
                                                      frivologists.
P        Project/Thesis                               FRIV-4001 (6) HONOURS THESIS (P) Students undertake a research
                                                      program in experimental or theoretical frivology under the supervision of
                                                      a faculty member. An essential component of the course is the oral and
                                                      written presentation of the results.
                                                      FRIV-4701 (6) RESEARCH PROJECTS IN FRIVOLOGY (P) This course
                                                      is designed to allow students to investigate a specific research problem.
                                                      Students work with a faculty member in a particular area of research
                                                      while learning the techniques and methodology related to frivological
                                                      research.
S        Seminar/Discussion                           FRIV-4441 (3) FRIVOLOGICAL ÆSTHETICS (S3) Seminar discussions
                                                      are supplemented with the reading of key texts in frivological criticism.
T        Tutorial                                     FRIV-4021 (6) TUTORIAL (T) The specialized study of a single author,
                                                      or of a genre, period or theme, or of a specific frivology topic, under the
                                                      direction of a professor.


11. Fee Code

        Low - the default code.
        High - for courses with additional personnel costs (e.g., telecourses, courses with lab instructors
         or TAs).

There are 3 categories of additional fees:
    Lab fee - for courses requiring materials (e.g., lab supplies, software).
    Theatre technical fee - for Theatre courses requiring materials (e.g., stage construction materials).
    Education practicum fee - for Faculty of Education practicum courses only.

Any proposal to charge additional fees must be approved by the Vice-Presidents. Each Fall when the
Curriculum package goes to Senate, the Vice-Presidents will review all proposals brought forward by the
Deans for approval. Departments seeking approval to charge additional fees for a new course (or an
existing one) should inform their Deans’ Office.

12. Calendar Description

a) LENGTH - A maximum of 100 words.
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      This example has 10 words. Too short!         PHIL-4267 (3) METAPHYSICS (S3) This course involves a systematic
                                                     study of topics in metaphysics.


      This example has 231 words. Too long!         PHYS-2705 (6) COSMOLOGY: SCIENCE FACT TO SCIENCE FICTION
                                                     (Le3) This course gives an introduction to the scientific study of the
                                                     universe as a whole. It encompasses a description of astronomical
                                                     phenomena on the very largest scales and a description of quantum
                                                     physics on the very smallest scales. The most recent discoveries in
                                                     physics will be discussed and applied to cosmological models that vary
                                                     from the well-supported to the speculative. Modern aspects of physics,
                                                     not usually encountered in elementary physics courses, will be covered.
                                                     These topics include the following: the standard scenario for early
                                                     universe evolution; the triumph of big bang cosmology; the hierarchial
                                                     nature of galaxy formation and clustering; the speed-of-light constraint on
                                                     space travel and communication; the paradoxical nature of quantum
                                                     physics; the existence of antimatter; the success of the Special Theory of
                                                     Relativity; the description of gravity using Einstein's General Theory of
                                                     Relativity; the characteristics of neutron stars, black holes, wormholes,
                                                     cosmic strings and other astrophysical oddities; and the logic of
                                                     spacetime topology of higher dimensions, of parallel universes, and of
                                                     time travel. Finally, the course will consider how human beings and
                                                     extraterrestrial lifeforms fit into the overall scheme of things. Throughout,
                                                     reference will be made to how certain aspects of these topics have been
                                                     incorporated (correctly and incorrectly) into science-fiction books,
                                                     television shows, and movies. Although the subjects discussed will be
                                                     conceptually sophisticated, the presentation will require minimal
                                                     mathematical knowledge. This course fulfils the Science Requirement.


      This example has 93 words. Good!              FREN-4112 (3) SYNTAX OF MODERN FRENCH (Le3) This course
                                                     provides an intensive study of modern French syntax. It includes an
                                                     introduction to distributional categories; a functionalist investigation of
                                                     word roles (e.g., caractérisation, complément interne) and verbal
                                                     structures (e.g., diathèse); a detailed study of typical French forms (e.g.,
                                                     impersonal), functions (e.g., aspects) and tenses. It focuses on
                                                     grammaticality and sentence analysis. Simple sentence types and
                                                     complex subordinate clauses are examined, and transformational rules
                                                     as they apply to the French language. Examples are drawn from literary
                                                     and non-literary sources. Course work combines sentence
                                                     comprehension, syntactic description and regular exercises in sentence
                                                     production.


b) PRESENT – Use the present tense.                  FREN-4112 (3) SYNTAX OF MODERN FRENCH (Le3) This course
                                                     provides an intensive study of modern French syntax. It includes an
                                                     introduction to distributional categories; [...].


      Do not use will.                              FREN-3884 & 4884 (3) FRANCOPHONE BLACK FEMINIST
                                                     LITERATURE (Le3) A selection of African and Caribbean videos will
                                                     provide a cultural, social, and historical background to works selected.
                                                     Students enrolled in FREN-4884 (3) will also attend a weekly 75-minute
                                                     seminar.


c) FIRST PERSON – Do not use we.                     AG-4020 (3) INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE & SELF DETERMINATION
                                                     (Le3) Beginning with the systematic colonial undermining of indigenous
                                                     rights we will examine the political, legal and economic struggle of
                                                     indigenous nations to re-establish and reassert historic rights in the face
                                                     of national governments that have their own agendas for Indigenous
                                                     politics.
d) COMMAS – Use commas in the following cases:

      Before and in lists of three or more items.   POL-3515 (6) POLITICS OF THE LABOUR MOVEMENT (Le3) This
                                                     course is an introduction to the politics of the labour movement. [...] It
                                                     examines the structure and operation of varying types of trade unions,
                                                     the process of employee unionization, the workings of the Labour Board,
                                                     the process of collective bargaining, grievance procedures, and the legal
                                                     framework within which industrial relations are carried on.
      After e.g. and i.e.                           GEOG-4409 (3) ARCHITECTURE AND CITY PLANNING (S3) We
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                                                     survey the major architectural schools (e.g., Art Nouveau, Bauhaus,
                                                     International Style) and the cultural avant-garde trends (e.g., Futurism,
                                                     Surrealism, Situationism) and their relationship to and impact on city
                                                     planning.


e) CAPITALIZATION - Avoid unnecessary capitalization.
                                                     REL-2715 (3) AFRICAN RELIGIONS (Le3) This course surveys African
                                                     Religions taking into account this religious plurality. [...] Selected African
                                                     Religions are introduced, briefly, highlighting these themes according to
                                                     geographical locations (mainly in the sub-Sahara).


f) BOLD - Do not put words in bold as they will not appear in bold in the Calendar.

g) NOTES – Add notes into the text of the description.
                                                     A grade of at least C in this course is required to take MATH-2101 (6).

                                                     Students must be prepared to work some evenings and/or weekends
                                                     outside of scheduled class time in order to accommodate shooting and
                                                     editing.

                                                     It is strongly recommended that students successfully obtain standing in
                                                     CHEM-1111 (3) and CHEM-1112 (3), or the former CHEM-1101 (6),
                                                     before attempting this course.
h) TOPICS COURSES

      By default, topics courses may only be taken once for credit. If a topics course may be repeated for
       credit, add the following statement to the course description: “This course may be repeated for
       credit when the topic varies.”

      In WebAdvisor, Degree Audit will recognize the distinction between a course repeated for a better
       grade and a topics course repeated for credit with a different topic.

13. Prerequisites

a) PREREQUISITE(S) may be:

      A specific course                             PREREQUISITE: MATH-1101 (6).
      A specific set of courses                     PREREQUISITES: MATH-1201 (3) and MATH-1101 (6).
      One of several specific courses               PREREQUISITES: GEOG-1103 (3) or GEOG-2415 (3) or permission of
                                                     instructor.
                                                     PREREQUISITES: One of BIOL-1102 (6), BIOL-1103 (6), BIOL-1112 (6) or
                                                     both BIOL-1115 (3) and BIOL-1116 (3).
      A specific number of credit hours             PRE-REQUISITES: 6 credit hours from GEOG-2215 (3), GEOG-2216 (3),
                                                     GEOG-2218 (3), GEOG-2219 (3), or the former GEOG-2201 (6) or the
                                                     former GEOG-2202 (6).
                                                     PREREQUISITES: A minimum of 3 credit hours of 1000-level Geography
                                                     courses or permission of instructor.
                                                     PREREQUISITES: 6 credit hours in 2000-level French Studies language
                                                     courses or permission of instructor.


           The above French Studies prerequisite statement does not list specific courses. It would
              therefore not need to be revised each time a 2000-level language course is added to or
              deleted from the Calendar. However, it does require that courses be classified in the
              calendar entry as language courses, literature courses, etc. so that applicable courses can be
              identified.
      Do not use or repeatedly in cases where students are required to have one of 3 or more courses.
       Use “one of a, b, c, d or e” rather than “a or b or c or d or e”.
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                                                   PREREQUISITES: One of BIOL-1102 (6), BIOL-1103 (6), BIOL-1112 (6), or
                                                   both BIOL-1115 (3) and BIOL-1116 (3).


     Use commas to separate each option when using and and or. (The underlining is used here to draw
      your attention to the use of the commas. Do not use underlining in your prerequisite statements.)
                                                   PREREQUISITES: GEOG-3215 (3), or GEOG-2213 (3) and GEOG-2214
                                                   (3) and permission of instructor, or the former GEOG-2203 (6) and
                                                   permission of instructor.
                                                   PREREQUISITES: GEOG-2218 (3) and GEOG-2219 (3), or the former
                                                   GEOG-2201 (6), or permission of instructor.


b) PREREQUISITES FOR PREREQUISITES

     When listing prerequisites for the third course in a series that must be taken in order (FRIV-1001
      (6), FRIV-2001 (6) and FRIV-3001 (6)), do not include the first one as a prerequisite for the third.
      For FRIV-3001 (6), only list FRIV-2001 (6) as the prerequisite.

c) PREREQUISITE COURSES WITH A MINIMUM GRADE

     Do not use percentages for minimum grades. The Datatel Colleague SIS (Student Information
      System) will not recognize them.
                                                   PREREQUISITE: CHEM-1111 (3) provided a minimum grade of 75 or
                                                   equivalent was obtained in Chemistry 40S.


     Use letter grades only.                      PREREQUISITE: A grade of at least C in MATH-1101 (6).
                                                   PREREQUISITE: BUS-3240 (3) with a minimum grade of C.

     It is clearer to say “A minimum grade of C in x and y” than “x and y with a minimum grade of C”.
                                                   PREREQUISITES: A minimum grade of B in KIN-3501 (3) and KIN-3502 (3)
                                                   or permission of instructor.

d) PREREQUISITE NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS WITH A MINIMUM GPA

     In WebAdvisor, Degree Audit can verify minimum GPA but not the completion of a given
      number of credit hours. Verification of the credit hours completed must be done by the
      department. Answer YES to the question about petitions (the electronic permission forms) if your
      prerequisite statement specifies a number of credit hours.

                                                   PREREQUISITES: Completion of 45 credit hours with a B average.
                                                   PREREQUISITES: Completion of 30 credit hours in the Business
                                                   Administration or Administrative Studies stream including BUS-2210 (3),
                                                   BUS-2103 (3), BUS-2501 (3), BUS-2440 (3) and either BUS-2002 (3) or
                                                   BUS-2010 (3) with a minimum average of C.
                                                   PREREQUISITES: GEOG-2309 (3) (Statistical Techniques), 36 credit hours
                                                   completed in Geography, Geography GPA of 3.0, and permission of
                                                   Chair.

e) PREREQUISITE ADMISSION TO A PROGRAM
                                                   PREREQUISITE: Admission to the Third-Year Abroad Program.
                                                   PREREQUISITE: Available only to students in the Joint UW/RRC Business,
                                                   Industrial, Aboriginal Language or the full-time Vocational Teacher
                                                   Education Programs who have been admitted to the certification portion
                                                   of the program.
f) RECOMMENDED COURSES

     Do not include courses that are strongly recommended but not required in the prerequisite
      statement.
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                                                     PREREQUISITES: PHYS-1101 (6). Strongly recommended: PHYS-2105
                                                     (3), PHYS-2106 (3).


      In the near future, most of the formatting of course descriptions for the Calendar will be done
       automatically from the information entered in the Datatel Colleague SIS (Student Information
       System). Free text (i.e., sentences) will only be permitted in certain fields (e.g., the calendar
       description of 100 words maximum).

      For the prerequisite field, only requirements are entered into the SIS. Any additional information
       listed in the Calendar under prerequisites (e.g., recommended courses) that has not been entered
       into the SIS will be lost. Recommended courses should therefore be added to the calendar
       description.

g) PERMISSION AND PETITIONS

      Permission to register may be required from:
           the instructor and/or the Chair
           the Department
           the Honours advisor or Honours Committee
           the Graduate Studies Coordinator

      Permission may serve as:
           a prerequisite WAIVER (or)                         PREREQUISITES: GEOG-1201 (3) or permission of instructor.
           an ADDITIONAL requirement (and)                    PREREQUISITES: 6 credit hours in 2000-level French Studies
                                                               literature courses and permission of Department Chair.


      On the New Course Proposal form, you are asked to answer YES or NO to the question regarding
       the need for students to submit a petition (an electronic permission form) in order to register.
      If permission is a requirement in addition to the prerequisite, answer YES. All students wishing
       to register will then be required to seek permission.
      If permission is granted in the absence of the prerequisite, answer NO. Students who have taken
       the prerequisite course(s) will not be required to seek permission.
      Be sure that you select the right option so that students are not wasting time needlessly seeking
       permission.
      As stated above, if students are required to have completed a given number of credit hours (e.g.,
       30 credit hours in Physics with a B average), answer YES as verification of the credit hours
       completed must be done by the department.

h) FORMER COURSES – Courses that are now obsolete are referred to as “the former x”
                                                     PREREQUISITES: FREN-2180 (3), the former FREN-1381 (6), or
                                                     permission of instructor.
                                                     PREREQUISITES: BIOL-1115 (3) and BIOL-1116 (3), or the former BIOL-
                                                     1111 (6).
14. Corequisites

a) COURSES THAT MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY

      Courses listed as corequisites are interpreted by the Datatel Colleague SIS as courses that must be
       taken concurrently.
                                                     EDUC-2511 (3) LEARNING THEORY (Le3) This course is an
                                                     introduction to psychological principles as they apply to the practice of
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                                                    teaching and learning within educational contexts. The course will
                                                    provide an overview of various learning theories and the implications
                                                    each has for variables such as classroom interaction, motivation,
                                                    instruction, assessment, and evaluation.
                                                    COREQUISITE: EDUC-2512 (1).
                                                    EDUC-2512 (1) LEARNING THEORY PRACTICUM (A) This course
                                                    offers practical teaching experience in the schools under the guidance
                                                    and supervision of practicum host teachers. This course must be taken
                                                    concurrently with EDUC-2511 (3) and will be closely integrated with that
                                                    course's assignments.
                                                    COREQUISITE: EDUC-2511 (3).

      When the pair of courses to be taken concurrently is variable, the courses can be linked in the
       timetable without a corequisite statement appearing in the Calendar.
                                                    RHET-1105 (3) ACADEMIC WRITING: LINKS WITH THE DISCIPLINES
                                                    (Le3) Several sections of Academic Writing have been linked with
                                                    introductory sections in disciplines such as History, Sociology,
                                                    Administrative Studies, Biology, and Environmental Studies. Students
                                                    who are registered in the discipline-specific courses are also enrolled in
                                                    an Academic Writing course which concentrates on the texts, topics,
                                                    methods of research, and forms of writing appropriate to that discipline.
                                                    These links are managed in different ways from section to section;
                                                    students may wish to consult information available at Registration.
       (Timetable information)                      RHET-1105-004 3.0 AW: Linked
                                                    Note: This section is open only to students registering in
                                                    Environmental Studies ENV-1600, any section.


   b) COURSES THAT COULD BE TAKEN PREVIOUSLY OR CONCURRENTLY

      In many cases, the course listed as a corequisite is actually more desirable as a prerequisite.
       Ideally, the student would have completed the course previously. Having the student take both
       courses concurrently is viewed as an acceptable, although less desirable, alternative.
      The same course cannot be listed as both a prerequisite and a corequisite as in the following
       example because the SIS will not accept such statements:
                                                    THFM-2801 (6) THEATRICAL PRODUCTION I (Le3,La3+V)
                                                    This course is designed to give students a survey of the technical
                                                    aspects of theatrical and media production, concentrating on facilities,
                                                    scenery construction, lighting, and an introduction to sound. Emphasis is
                                                    on basic concepts and hands-on application through practical lab work
                                                    on departmental productions.
                                                    PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE: THFM-1001 (6) or THFM-1002 (6).


      If the department decides to list the course as a PREREQUISITE, students can be given
       permission to take the two courses concurrently.

      If the department decides to list the course as a COREQUISITE, students who have taken it
       previously will need departmental permission to register. If approval will be automatic for every
       such student, departments should give Student Records the authority to grant these permissions.

15. Additional Requirements – Identify required preparation, skills, work experience, etc.

      Work experience                              ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: 2 years of appropriate teaching/work
                                                    experience.
      Skills                                       ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Students entering this course must be
                                                    able to operate a domestic sewing machine and make clothes from a
                                                    pattern.
      Portfolio                                    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Students should submit a ten-page
                                                    portfolio of their writing, including at least FOUR pages of prose and
                                                    TWO of poetry, to the English Department Assistant by May 15.
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      Preparation for course                        ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to submit a
                                                     mounted and identified collection of insects as part of the laboratory
                                                     exercises. This collection should be initiated in the summer preceding
                                                     registration in the course. Students should contact the instructor for
                                                     further details.


16. Restrictions – Identify INELIGIBLE students.

      Ineligible to take the course                 RESTRICTIONS: Native speakers of Spanish or students who have
                                                     standing in Spanish 40S or equivalent are not eligible to take this course.


      Ineligible to receive credit in the course    RESTRICTIONS: Students who have obtained credit in the former FREN-
                                                     4881 (6) or FREN-4882 (3) may not receive credit for this course.
                                                     RESTRICTIONS: Students may not receive credit for both this course and
                                                     THFM-2602 (3).
                                                     RESTRICTION: The course can be re-taken for credit, but no more than six
                                                     Music Practicum sections may be taken for credit.


17. Permission (Yes/No)

      Indicate Yes when students must have permission in addition to the prerequisite.
      Indicate No when permission is needed only in the absence of the prerequisite/corequisite.
      See 13 g) and 14 b) above for further details.

V. CALENDAR REVISIONS

     NEW COURSES
Descriptions of newly approved courses should be emailed to Lois Cherney who will add them to your
calendar entry. Please indicate in red on the hard copy the places where the descriptions are to be added.
Please note that the Wordperfect format will be replaced by Word this summer.

     INACTIVE COURSES
Courses are considered inactive if not offered in the past 5 years (since 2003-04) and not scheduled for
2009-10. Inactive courses will not appear in the 2010-11 Calendar but will remain in the SIS and can be
reactivated within days at any time of year when needed. A list of all inactive courses will be distributed
to each department. Departments will be asked to strike out all inactive courses from the final draft of
their calendar entry.

     ERRORS AND INCONSISTENCIES
Course titles, numbers and credit values change. References to courses from other departments/programs
are particularly likely to require updating in your calendar entry. Check if the courses appear on the
inactive course list and look for changes in title, number, etc. Minor changes should be marked in red ink
on a hard copy of your calendar entry and sent to Lois Cherney.

    SAMPLE DEGREE PROGRAMS
Departments are encouraged to develop a sample degree program for their calendar entry in time for the
2011-12 Calendar. Sample degree programs (suggested programs of study) already appear in the
Calendar for Bioanthropology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Dance, and Environmental
Studies. A standardized format will be developed and distributed to departments.

				
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