Defining Feature 3: Sample Discipline Distinctions

1. SW 472 - Social Work Practicum Seminar and Lab I

From the course description:

This course is intended to supplement the practicum experience by creating an arena for integration of practice theory and content through class discussion, written analysis and reflections, student presentations, readings and in-class exercises. Generalist social work practice, the problem-solving model, and the strengths perspective are reviewed.

2. ME 497-01 – Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design Project

From the course objectives:

This course provides a major, meaningful design experience for fourth year mechanical engineering students that challenges their ability to utilize their engineering education and cooperative internship experience in formulating solutions to practical design problems.

3. ACCT 411 - Advanced Accounting Info Systems

From the course description:

This course is intended to allow you to analyze, evaluate, and design accounting systems. It is assumed that you already have a good foundation from other courses (minimally, the prerequisites ACCT 302, ACCT 310, and CIS 300) and are ready to synthesize this.

4. HIST 550-75 – Cleopatra: History and Myth

From the student learning outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this course will demonstrate the ability to:

(1) Communicate an understanding of the social, cultural, political, and religious context of Egypt in the late Ptolemaic and early Roman periods.

(2) Communicate an understanding of the image of Cleopatra as a cultural product, of its production, and of its transformation over time.

(3) Develop an original research project, carry out research using both primary and secondary sources, and present the results of the project in both oral and written form.

5. HUM 509 – Humanities Senior Seminar

From the course goals:

The purpose of this course is to provide an integrative, interdisciplinary experience that will balance and complement the emphasis on specific disciplines or cultural periods in the Humanities program.

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