Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
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Course Changes Effective Spring 2024


Anthropology

ANTH 333 - Anthropology of Global Migration  - Core designation added: Global Culture, Multiculturism, Social/Behavioral Science, Writing Intensive

Aviation Science

AVSC 134 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flying/Software/Modes  - Prerequisite changed to: None

AVSC 138 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Programming and Manufacturing  - Prerequisite changed to: None

Biology

BIOL 121 - General Biology I  - Prerequisite changed to: MATH 122/122E/122T or MATH 140/140E/140T or MATH 141 or MATH 142 or MATH 150 or MATH 161/161E, any of which may be taken concurrently; or mathematics placement test; or consent of department chairperson; or consent of instructor. Restricted to majors in biology, chemistry, computer science and health science; and minors in biology.

BIOL 122 - General Biology II  - Core designation added: Natural Science (lab)

BIOL 297 - Biometry  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 121 and BIOL 122; MATH 122/122E/122T or MATH 140/140E/140T or MATH 141 or MATH 142 or MATH 150 or MATH 161/161E; or mathematics placement into MATH 140 or above 

BIOL 340 - Darwinian Medicine  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 200 with a minimum grade of “C-” or BIOL 225 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor

BIOL 360 - Biological Clocks  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 200 with a minimum grade of “C-” or BIOL 251 with a minimum grade of “C-“, or BIOL 265 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor 

BIOL 450 - Virology  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 200 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor 

BIOL 475 - Parasitology  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 122 with a minimum grade of “C-“; BIOL 265 or BIOL 321 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor

BIOL 482 - Neurobiology  - Prerequisite changed to: BIOL 200 with a minimum grade of “C-” or BIOL 251 with a minimum grade of “C-“, or BIOL 265 with a minimum grade of “C-” and MATH 141 or MATH 161/161E or equivalent with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor

Communication Studies

COMM 439 - Social Media Management  - Prerequisite changed to: COMM 226 or COMM 247 or consent of instructor 

Computer Science

CYGR 510 - Application and Digital Security Strategy  - Prerequisite changed to: CYGR 500 may be taken concurrently; prior acceptance to the Certificate in Cybercriminology and Cybersecurity required

Counselor Education

CNMH 535 - Applied Counseling: Adolescent-Adult  - Prerequisite changed to: Matriculation in the MEd program in Counseling and CNGC 528 which may be taken concurrently, or consent of instructor

Criminal Justice

CRJU 496 - Seminar: Critical Issues in Crime and Justice  - Prerequisite changed to: Senior standing and CRJU 330. Course description changed to: This course is designed to provide graduating criminal justice majors with a capstone experience, which emphasizes integration of knowledge and skills acquired throughout the criminal justice curriculum. Using an interdisciplinary lens, students analyze critical issues of diversity, inequality and power related to crime and justice. The seminar will require students to demonstrate: 1) comprehensive knowledge of the field of criminal justice; 2) critical thinking skills; 3) effectiveness in oral and written communication; 4) awareness of ethical issues; and 5) knowledge of data sources and the ability to apply criminal justice related information and research.

CRJU 497 - Research  - Prerequisite changed to: Senior standing and CRJU 330 and consent of department; formal application required. Course description changed to: Students will conduct social research using techniques taught in CRJU 320, writing reports of findings as for publication. This course is primarily for criminal justice majors; others by special arrangement.

Elementary Education

ELED 199 - First Year Seminar  - Core designation added: Multiculturism

ELED 220 - Introduction to Elementary Education  - Core designation added: Multiculturism

ELED 298 - Second Year Seminar (Speaking Intensive)  - Core designation added: U.S. and Massachusetts Constitutions

English

ENGL 211 - Literary Classics of Western Civilization to 1600  - Course title changed to: World Literature to 1500; Course description changed to: This course explores foundational literary texts of world literature from the ancient and medieval periods across different cultural zones. The course focuses on literary genres and forms within their historical and cultural contexts. Special attention is given to epic poetry, drama, lyric, religious narratives, and philosophical dialogues. Texts studied may include selections from the following: Epic of Gilgamesh; the Hebrew and Christian Bible; Greek and Latin epic poetry, drama, and lyric; the Bhagavad-Gita; Confucius’ Analects; the Qur’an’ Augustine’s Confessions; Dante’s Divine Comedy; the 1001 Nights. 

ENGL 254 - Literature for Elementary Education Majors  - Course title changed to: Literary Interpretation for Elementary Education Majors; Course description changed to: This course introduces students to the techniques of close reading and literary analysis at the heart of reading literature. Students will read and analyze texts from a variety of genres geared to a diverse range of ages and reading levels. The course will also engage with principles of Critical Literacy Theory, such as: exploring how reading and writing take shape in networks of power; providing opportunities for reflection, action and transformation; focusing on a problem and its complexity; and examining a topic from multiple perspectives.

Global Languages and Literature
 

LAJA 101 - Elementary Japanese I  - Prerequisite changed to: LAJA 100 to be taken concurrently; or consent of instructor

LAPO 151 - Intermediate Portuguese I  - Prerequisite changed to: None

LASP 324 - Spanish Applied Linguistics  - Prerequisite changed to: LASP 234; or consent of instructor

LASP 360 - Themes in Hispanic Literature and Culture  - Prerequisite changed to: LASP 252 and LASP 234; or consent of instructor

LASP 390 - Spanish Phonetics and Phonology  - Prerequisite changed to LASP 234; or consent of instructor