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Changes to General Education and Cultural Diversity Courses

Executive Memorandum 08-067 September 05, 2008

From: Paul J. Zingg, President

Subject: Changes to General Education and Cultural Diversity Courses

GENERAL EDUCATION AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY COURSES

Following review by the General Education Advisory Committee (GEAC) and the recommendation of the Provost, I approve General Education (GE) and Cultural Diversity status changes as noted for the courses below effective spring 2009 (unless otherwise noted).

Area A2 - Written CommunicationAdd:ENGL 130E - Academic Writing: ESLArea B2 - Life FormsDelete:BIOL 101 - Concepts of BiologyArea D3 - Cultural and Social InstitutionsDelete:HIST 105 - Global Environmental History: Before ColumbusDelete:HIST 106 - Global Environmental History: After ColumbusUpper-Division Theme CAdd:ENGL 372 - Languages of the World: Contact, Convergence & Loss - Eth Status Approved; Course Applies to areas C, D of themeAdd to theme in Section:1 Course Selected FromCHST 354 - Chicano LiteratureENGL 353 - Multicultural LiteratureENGL 374 - Languages of the WorldSPAN 354 - Chicano Literature

Upper-Division Theme DAdd:ENGL 338 - Rhetorics of the Environment - Course Applies to areas C, D of theme

Add to theme in section:1 Course Selected From:

ENGL 338 - Rhetorics of the EnvironmentPHIL 329 - Environmental EthicsRELS 347 - Cross-Cultural Environmental Ethics

Upper-Division Theme GAdd:PHIL 336 - American Indian Environmental Philosophies - Effective Fall 2008 - Eth Status Approved - Course Applies to areas C, D of theme

Add to theme in section:

1 Course selected from:

PHIL 336 - American Indian Environmental PhilosophiesRELS 332 - World Religions and Global Is's

Upper-Division Theme HDelete: PHIL 313H/PSYC 313H/RELS 342HAdd: PHIL 318H/PSYC 318H/RELS 318H - Altruism: Theories & Practice: Honors - Course Applies to areas B,C,D of themeDelete: MCGS 316H - Crossing BoundariesAdd: ENGL 316H

Revised Theme Structure:

1 Course Selected From:

BIOL/PHIL 322H - Science/Human Values: HonorsCSCI 313H/PSYC 332H - Mind in the Machine: HonorsPHIL/PSYC/RELS 318H - Altruism:Theories and Practice: Honors

1 Course Selected From

ENGL/GEOG 316H - Crossing BoundariesMJIS/SOCI 356H - Genocide/Mass Persuasion: HonorsPHIL/PSYC/RELS 318H - Altruism: Theories and Practice: Honors

Capstone - To Be Taken Last

1 Course Selected From

HNRS 399H - Honors GE ThesisHNRS 398H - Special Topics: Honors

ADD: Upper-Division Theme V Consuming Interests: Food and Society

ANTH 340 - Anthropology of Food - NW Status Approved - Course Applies to areas D, C of ThemePSSC 390 - Food Forever: Comparisons of Sustainable Food Production Systems - NW Status Approved - Course Applies to areas B,D of ThemeNFSC 310 - Ecology of Human Nutrition - NW Status Approved - Course Applies to areas B,D of ThemeHUMN 380 - Food and Film - Course Applies to areas C, D of ThemeENGL 365 - Food and Literature - Eth Status Approved - Course Applies to areas C,D of Theme

Theme Structure

1 Course Required

ANTH 340 - Anthropology of Food

1 Course Selected From

NFSC 310 - Ecology of Human NutritionPSSC 390 - Food Forever: Comparisons of Sustainable Food Production Systems

1 Course Selected From

ENGL 365 - Food and LiteratureHUMN 380 - Food and Film