A&S Curriculum Committee Minutes Nov 19 1996



November 19, 1996

Members present: R. Kimball, H. Miller,, J. Morrill, Chair, J. Morrison, M. Rohmann, R. Sahoo, E. Segal, R. Taylor

Members absent: C. Galloway

Guests: T. Byers (ENGL), J. Stevenson (BIOL)

Professor Morrill called the meeting to order at 9:00.

The committee agreed that ML 361, 362, 363, and 364 should be approved to meet 
the Humanities GER (in the category of literature in any language).  

BIOL 584/684:  Interdisciplinary Frameworks in Environmental Science and 
Technology was approved, pending receipt of a statement regarding the 
difference required for graduate and undergraduate credit.

The committee discussed  the proposal for the changes to the requirements for 
the major in English, and accompanying course requests, for some time.  Action 
was deferred on a number of items until clarification or additional 
information could be obtained from the department.  

Title and  description changes were approved to the following courses, 
effective 97U.

ENGL 310:  Writing About Literature (description change only)
ENGL 541:  Old and Middle English 
ENGL 542:  Tudor and Elizabethan Literature
ENGL 543:  Stuart and Commonwealth Literature
ENGL 544:  Restoration and 18th Century English Literature
ENGL 545:  English Literature of the Romantic Period
ENGL 546:  English Literature of the Victorian Period
ENGL 547:  Modern Literature in English
ENGL 548:  Contemporary British Literature 
ENGL 549:  Post-Colonial and Ethnic Literature
ENGL 564:  Major Figures in American Literature
ENGL 571:  American Literature:  Colonial Period to 1865
ENGL 572:  American Literature 1965-1910
ENGL 573:  American Literature 1910-1960
ENGL 574:  American Literature 1960 to Present
ENGL 581:  Renaissance Drama
ENGL 586:  American Drama
ENGL 591:  History of Criticism

The meeting was adjourned at 10:15