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UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE
COURSE CHANGE PROPOSALS

LIST #3 - 2004/2005

If there are no objections reported to Academic Affairs by November 9, 2004, the course change proposals listed below are approved as submitted.

 List #3 Program Change Proposals are located at
http://www.csus.edu/acaf/policies/prgmlst.stm
for your review.

List #3 CCE Program and Course Change Proposals are located at
http://www.csus.edu/acaf/policies/ccelist.htm for your review.

List #2 of Program Proposals to be reviewed by CPSP (Council on the Preparation of School Personnel) is
located at
http://www.csus.edu/acaf/policies/cpsplst.stm.

 

Course Change Proposals:
Past Program Change Proposal Lists:
College of Education
College of Social Sciences

Course Change List #1
Course Change List #2


COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Teacher Education

COURSE CHANGES

EDTE 505 Culminating Experience: Curriculum and Instruction 3 - 4 units
Justification: Program only allows 3 units of Culminating Experience.

EDTE 506 Culminating Experience: Behavioral Sciences-Women's Studies 3 - 6 units
Justification: Program only allows 3 units of Culminating Experience.

Special Education, Rehabilitation and School Psychology

NEW COURSES

EDS 232 Initial Student Teaching Seminar: Mild/Moderate . Designed to allow the special education candidate teacher/intern to focus upon two overall issues pertaining to their specific needs: problems and resolutions particular and general to their teaching assignment and initial portfolio development. Recommended to be taken during the first or second semester of program or concurrently with initial student teaching. 1 units
Justification: Previously there was only one student teaching seminar (EDS 233) and it was taken twice. The first time was at the beginning of the student's program and the second time was with the final student teaching experience. This course was developed to differentiate between the initial and final student teaching seminar (EDS 233).
Corequisite: EDS 471 or employed in an approved special education setting.

COURSE CHANGES

EDS 233 Student Teaching Seminar: Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe. Designed to allow the special education candidate teacher/intern to focus upon two overall issues pertaining to their specific needs: problems and resolutions particular and general to their teaching assignment and culminating portfolio development. 1 units
Justification: Previously there was only one student teaching seminar (EDS 233) and it was taken twice. The first time was at the beginning of the student's program and the second time was with the final student teaching experience. For clarification, EDS 232 was created (Initial Student Teaching Seminar) and EDS 233 has been changed to reflect that it is the final student teaching seminar.
Prerequisite: EDS 232
Corequisite: EDS 472, EDS 473

EDS 254 Advanced Positive Behavior Support forStudents with Significant Behavioral Challenges. Providing strategies for creating positive, supportive, and respectful environments with emphasis on comprehensive behavioral supports, social skills instruction, crisis management, and effective instruction for students experiencing persistent and/or serious behavioral and emotional problems. Collaboration with mental health and other agency personnel; ongoing assessment, data based management and preventive strategies, as well as non-aversive strategies in the least restrictive environment, particularly inclusive and supported environments will be stressed. 3 units
Justification: The course is being offered as a response to special education directors' and school principals' requests that CSUS teacher candidates be provided with more advanced knowledge and experience in positive behavior support programs and classroom management for children with complex emotional and behavioral needs. EDS 254 incorporates EDS 254B which is being deleted. (Meets CCTC, Level I, Standard 24 Positive Behavior Support)
Prerequisite: EDS 120A/B

EDS 273 Instructional Strategies, Adaptations, and Transitions for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities. Focus is on curriculum in content areas, to teach students with mild/moderate disabilities including English learners in K-12. Adaptations in the major areas in curriculum, including information on how to use various advanced instructional strategies, such as systematic and explicit instruction. Emphasizes systematic planning and coordination of transition services for students with mild/moderate disabilities. 3 units
Justification: Course being revised to better meet the needs of students who are in the last phase of the Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential.
Corequisite: To be taken with final student teaching experience in special education or general education.

 

COURSE CHANGES

EDS 254B Instructional Strategies, Adaptations, and Transitions for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities. 1 unit
Justification: EDS 254A/B is being changed to EDS 254 and, therefore, 254B is being deleted.

Counselor Education

COURSE CHANGE

EDC 201 Seminar in Community Counseling: Scope, Theory & Process. Explores the practice of community counseling by discussing the most current issues, theories and practices for community work, including its evolution and foundation. Emphasis on practices of diversity, ethics and the role of the counselor as change agent and advocate. Provides understanding of the role of the community counselor, services offered by community agencies and settings offered; examines four facets: direct community counseling, direct client services (outreach), indirect community services (influencing public policy) and indirect client services (client advocacy). 3 units
Justification: EDC 201 is currently an approved CSUS course. This existing CSUS course will be synthesized and fused with EDC 202, and continue to be a required course in the Community Counseling Specialization through the Department of Counselor Education. The action is needed to meet enrollment and budgetary needs as well as CACREP accreditation mandates for the Department of Counselor Education.

COURSE DELETION

EDC 202 Seminar in Community Counseling: Theory, Practice and Process; Individual, Family, Agency. 3 units
Justification. The request for course deletion is to meet enrollment and budgetary needs as well as CACREP accreditation mandates for the Department of Counselor Education.

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES &
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Department of Anthropology

NEW COURSE

ANTH 016 Comparative Early Civilizations . Examines the emergence and development of early civilizations. Studies state formation, urbanization, market system development, and other processes relevant to the evolution of early civilizations from the standpoints of cross-cultural comparison and modern anthropological theory. The goal is to identify cross-cultural regularities as well as critical differences that can explain the various evolutionary trajectories of these societies. The civilizations that will be contrasted include societies from Mesopotamia , Egypt , the Indus Valley, China, Mesoamerica , Andean South America, and other regions 3 units
Justification: Provides a comparative analysis of the emergence of civilization from an anthropological/archaeological perspective. The course is intended for non-majors who will not be exposed to major concepts in early civilizations through more specialized, upper division course offerings.
Prerequisite: none