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UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE
PROGRAM CHANGE PROPOSALS

LIST #1– 2005/2006

 List #1 of Course Change Proposals is located at
http://www.csus.edu/acaf/policies/crslst.stm for your review.

List #1 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

The Curriculum Subcommittee will meet on
Wednesday, September14, 2005, at 1:30 in SAC 275
to review the Program Change Proposals contained in this list.
(Response due to Academic Affairs by noon on September 14, 2005)

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Friday, September 23, 2005

Deadline for Submission of Course and Program Proposals
(new, changes or deletions) to Academic Affairs for Inclusion in the 2006/08 Catalog


Program Proposals

Past Program Change Proposal Lists:


COLLEGE OF ARTS & LETTERS

Department of Philosophy

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Philosophy Concentration in General Major
Description:
Change the requirements in the General Major,

Area C thus:
C. Electives (15 18 units)
Additional courses to a total minimum of 2427 upper division units in Philosophy.
At least 9 units (of the additional 15 18 units) must be selected from courses numbered 150 or above.
Elective courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.
The other major concentrations, “Applied Ethics and Law” and “Logic and Philosophy of Science” each require a total of 36 units. This would bring the General major into line. The increase would also provide for a more thorough grounding in philosophy, which the Department felt our majors need. However, it would add to the major without making it unduly difficult to take a minor, which the Department encourages.

Proposed Changes: Increase total units required for the general major from 33 to 36.
Itemization of Changes:
1. Increase electives from 15 to 18 units.
2. Increase the total minimum upper division units from 24 to 27.

New Program
Units required for the Major: 36
This general concentration forms an excellent basis for a broad liberal arts education and has been the chosen mode of preparation for successful careers in such diverse areas as university teaching, government, education, medicine, consulting, publishing, business, and finance.

A. Required Lower Division Courses (9 units)
(3) PHIL 20 History of Ancient Philosophy
(3) PHIL 21 History of Early Modern Philosophy
(3) PHIL 60 Symbolic Logic I

B. Required Upper Division Courses (9 units)
(3) PHIL 112 History of Ethics (Passing score on
the WPE) OR
PHIL 152 Ethical Theory
(3) PHIL 180 Theory of Knowledge
(3) PHIL 181 Metaphysics

C. Electives (18 units)
Additional courses to a total minimum of 27 upper division units in Philosophy. At least 9 units (of the additional 18 units) must be selected from courses numbered 150 or above. Elective courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

Old Program
Units required for the Major: 33
This general concentration forms an excellent basis for a broad liberal arts education and has been the chosen mode of preparation for successful careers in such diverse areas as university teaching, government, education, medicine, consulting, publishing, business, and finance.

A. Required Lower Division Courses (9 units)
(3) PHIL 20 History of Ancient Philosophy
(3) PHIL 21 History of Early Modern Philosophy
(3) PHIL 60 Symbolic Logic I

B. Required Upper Division Courses (9 units)
(3) PHIL 112 History of Ethics (Passing score on
the WPE) OR
PHIL 152 Ethical Theory
(3) PHIL 180 Theory of Knowledge
(3) PHIL 181 Metaphysics

C. Electives (15 units)
Additional courses to a total minimum of 24 upper division units in Philosophy. At least 9 units (of the additional 15 units) must be selected from courses numbered 150 or above. Elective courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Accountancy Program

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

MS/Accounting General Concentration
Justification:
As described in the current catalog, the Foundation Courses required for the MS – Accountancy are the same courses as required for the MBA. We propose that, because the MS – Accountancy. is a highly specialized program, geared for people who currently or prospectively want a career focus in this discipline, the scope of required foundation coverage could be more narrowly defined, and still be consistent with the mission of the College and with the educational goals of the program.

The purpose of the Foundation program is to provide an academic background that the graduate courses then draw upon. In the case of the MBA, there is sufficient breadth of coverage to validate such a purpose. However, in the MS – Accountancy program, the breadth of coverage of a general program is not needed. The MS – Accountancy program was created to serve the needs of a very specialized population, most of which, by our experience, is made up of people who already have professional experience in some element of the accounting community either in professional practice, industry, or government. In a few cases, we have people who are currently associated with the accounting principles through work in professional practice, industry, or a government agency, but are looking to specifically enhance their knowledge in the field of accountancy. In any case, this program is designed to address accountancy education for those people who desire to emphasize an accounting career path.

Accordingly, it is proposed that the Foundation Program be revised for those persons seeking entry into the MS – Accountancy program. Specifically, it is proposed that the areas of foundation background be reduced to three specific areas: (1) Accounting, (2) Economics, (3) Business Law and legal research.

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

MS/Accounting General Concentration
Justification:
Two sets of potential students have been identified for the M.S. Accountancy program. The majority of students will have earned an undergraduate business degree with an accountancy concentration and will need the M.S. Accountancy program units to fulfill a 150 credit hour requirement for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Our expectation is that the remainder of potential students also hope to fulfill the requirement for the CPA exam but will not have an undergraduate business degree with an accountancy concentration. Those students will have distinctly different elective course needs than the first set of students. Allowing students to take foundation and accounting courses to fulfill the Program requirements will help them obtain additional credit-hour requirements for the CPA exam.

The Department of Accountancy would like to designate the nine units of 200-level business courses as: “Graduate Advisor Required” in order to fulfill these differing needs.
MS/Accountancy General Concentration

New Program

A.

Program Requirements (18 units)

(3)

ACCY 260

Financial Accounting Theory (ACCY 112 and ACCY 113 or ACCY 250)

(3)

ACCY 261

Cost Analysis and Control

(3)

ACCY 269

Individual and Business Income Tax Accounting

(9)

 

Three 200-level business courses.
Graduate Advisor Approval Required

B.

Concentration Requirements (6 units)

(3)

ACCY 262

Current Topics in Auditing (ACCY 113 or instructor permission)

(3)

ACCY 265

Advanced Accounting Information Systems Analysis and Controls

C.

Electives (3-6 units)

Graduate Electives: Graduate Advisor Approval required.

D.

Culminating Experience (1-3 units)

(Advancement to candidacy)

Select one of the following:

(3)

ACCY 500A

Thesis

(3)

ACCY 500B

Project

(1)

ACCY 500C

Comprehensive Exam (Must be in final semester of program)

Old Program

A.

Program Requirements (18 units)

(3)

ACCY 260

Financial Accounting Theory (ACCY 112 and ACCY 113 or ACCY 250)

(3)

ACCY 261

Cost Analysis and Control

(3)

ACCY 269

Individual and Business Income Tax Accounting

(9)

Three 200-level business courses, excluding foundation and other than accounting.

B.

Concentration Requirements (6 units)

(3)

ACCY 262

Current Topics in Auditing (ACCY 113 or instructor permission)

(3)

ACCY 265

Advanced Accounting Information Systems Analysis and Controls

 

 

Electives (3-6 units)

C.

Graduate Electives: Chair Approval Required

D.

Culminating Experience (0-3 units)
(Advancement to candidacy)

(0-3) Select one of the following:

 

ACCY 500A

Thesis

 

ACCY 500B

Project

 

ACCY 500C

Comprehensive Exam (Must be in final semester of program)

Organizational Behavior & Environment Program

NON-SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Human Resources Management (current)
Management of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior (proposed)
Justification:
The program proposal is designed to address current information from professional sources which indicates that modern Human Resources Management is moving away from the largely transactional and more specific functional areas such as compensation, recruitment and selection, benefits, payroll etc. and is taking on a more strategic role in the organization.

The contracting out of many HR functions and the tendency of organizations to give line managers more training and responsibility in the areas of hiring, discipline, other personnel-related decisions has created the need for a curriculum that in general teaches interpersonal skills which enable all managers to increase the value of employee contributions. HR professionals need to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the larger picture in terms of the contribution of human capital to the organization, legal and regulatory influences, and international factors affecting the field in order to contribute to the strategic planning function of organizations.

The proposal is designed to better prepare our students for the current organizational reality of the HR
professional. The focus of the program is expanded to include skills needed by anyone who is dealing with human talent in the organization, to provide a strategic perspective for our students as is needed in the current HR environment, as well as allow our students to take as electives courses covering specific areas of HR content where they may have specific interests or needs.

A change in the name of the program is also proposed to better reflect the updated curriculum. The new name is Management of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior.

Summary table of proposed changes (changes are in bold)

CURRENT CONCENTRATION

PROPOSED CONCENTRATION

Name

Human Resources Management

Name

Management of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior

Units

18 units total
15 units required (5 courses)
3 units elective (1 course)

Units

18 units total
12 units required (4 courses)
6 units elective (2 courses)

117 elective

Business, Ethics and Society (Passing score on WPE)

117 elective

Business, Ethics and Society (Passing score on WPE)

151 elective

Diversity and Management

151 elective

Special Topics in Human Resource Management

152 elective

Human Resources Management Information Systems

152 elective

Special Topics in Organizational Behavior

153 required

Management of Human Resources

153 required

Management of Human Resources

154 elective

Management Skills Seminar
( OBE 150 )

154 required

Management Skills Seminar
( OBE 150 )

155 required

Conflict Management and Negotiation

155 elective

Conflict Management and Negotiation

156 required

Compensation Management

156 elective

Current Trends and Emerging Issues

157 required

Industrial Relations

157 elective

Labor Relations

158 required

Labor and Employment Laws, Policies and Practices

158 required

Employment Laws, Policies and Practices

160 elective

Organization Performance and Change

160 required

Strategic Human Resource Management (OBE 153, 154, 158)


1. Diversity issues (as well as ethics) will be covered in all courses.
2. Compensation management will be covered in OBE 153. Also, someone may teach this in HR special topics class.
3. Labor law will be covered in OBE 157. Also, someone may teach this as a HR special topics class.

NON-SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

MS in Urban Land Development
Justification:
Limits the number of units taken in the College of Business Administration to fifty percent of the total number of units taken to satisfy the required courses, elective courses, and culminating experience requirements.
Program Description: The purpose of the program is to bring together the private (decision-making) and public (policy) aspects of real estate development and to help students develop the skills needed to develop land in metropolitan areas. The program is interdisciplinary and covers all major aspects of the development process including design, feasibility analysis, land use regulation, market and location analysis, and negotiation.

Curriculum

Foundation

1. ECON 204 Business Economics or equivalent
2. MGMT 207 Finance or equivalent
3. MIS 206 Managerial Statistical Analysis or equivalent
4. OBE 140 Real Estate Development or equivalent

Required Courses (21 units)

1. PPA 220 A Applied Economic Analysis I
2. PPA 207 Quantitative Methods in Public Policy and Administration
3. PPA 251 Urban Problems, Economics, & Public Policy (ECON 251)
4. OBE 255 Seminar in Negotiation
5. PPA 250 California Land Use Policy
6. OBE 243 Real Estate Finance and Investment
7. OBE 248 Seminar in Real Estate Development

Elective Courses (12 units)

1. ECON 241 Applied Econometric Analysis
2. ENVS 122 Environmental Impact Analysis: The Procedure and the Statement
3. ENVS 128 Environment and the Law
4. GEOG 109 Geographic Information Systems
5. MGMT 234 Financial Management
6. MGMT 235 Financial Markets
7. OBE 244 Mortgage Markets: Institutions, Securities, and Strategies
8. OBE 253 Personnel Management
9. OBE 295B Internship in Urban Land Development
10. PPA 205 Research in Public Policy and Administration
11. PPA 220 B Applied Economic Analysis II
12. PPA 284 Urban Policy (GOVT 284)
13. SOC 210 Urban Sociology

Other courses approved by the Program Coordinator may be used to meet the Elective Course requirements. However, a maximum of six (6) units of upper division undergraduate coursework may be used to meet the Elective Course requirements.

Culminating Experience (3 units)

1. OBE 500A/B Thesis/Project, or
2. PPA 500 Culminating Experience

NOTE: The number of units taken in the College of Business Administration cannot exceed fifty percent of the total number of units taken to satisfy the required courses, elective courses, and culminating experience requirements.

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Apparel Marketing and Design
Justification: Contingent on the acceptance of the new course, FACS 130 History of Fashion, the Apparel Marketing and Design Program will undergo the following changes.

• FACS 130, History of Fashion, is a new course that integrates the contents of two courses, FACS 130A, History of Western Costume, and FACS 130B, Contemporary Costume. This course is being proposed to condense the material from FACS 130A and FACS 130B to strengthen the connections between ancient and modern history and to be more effective in achieving learning outcomes.

• FACS 130A and FACS 130B will be deleted as the contents are incorporated in the new course FACS 130, History of Fashion.

• FACS 137, Clothing, Society and Culture has undergone title and course description change.

• The Apparel Marketing and Design Program will accept additional electives for the requirement of INTD 20 in the major, including ART 20A, ART 97, and CAN FCS 22 (CAN FCS 22 will be accepted to comply with the CSU Lower Division Transfer Pattern). The Apparel area faculty are requesting this change to make more hands-on design courses available to majors who are interested in apparel design.

• The Apparel Marketing and Design Program will delete FACS 60. The information presented in FACS 60 will be integrated into a proposed revised version of FACS 168 (Senior Seminar). The proposed revision will increase the number of units given for FACS 168 from 2 units to 3 units. Due to this revision, FACS 60 will no longer be needed.

• The number of units in the program will decrease from 54 to 51.

  1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic units' programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units. Attach a copy of correspondence with these units. The changes will have no programmatic or fiscal impact on other academic programs.
  2. Provide a fiscal analysis of the proposed changes.

    How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources? The department will offer courses with the current faculty allocation.

    If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes. No additional resources required.

    What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated. No additional resources required.

New Program 2006/08
APPAREL MARKETING AND DESIGN CONCENTRATION (51 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in the field of apparel, including design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and consumption. The program emphasizes the contemporary and historical ways of meeting the economic, physiological, psychological and sociological needs of consumers relative to apparel and textile products.

Old Program 2004/06
APPAREL MARKETING AND DESIGN CONCENTRATION (54 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in the field of apparel, including design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and consumption. The program emphasizes the contemporary and historical ways of meeting the economic, physiological, psychological and sociological needs of consumers relative to apparel and textile products.


A.
(3) (3)
(3)


(3)




(3)

(3)


(3)

Required
INTD 020*
FACS 031
FACS 032
xxxxxxxxx
FACS 160




FACS 168

SOC 008

STAT 001
ECON01B

MGMT120

Core Courses (27 units)
Design
Textiles
Fundamentals of Apparel Production
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Communication and Education in
Family and Consumer Sciences (15 FACS units including FACS 060 and completion of Area A GE requirements)

Senior Seminar (Senior standing)

Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis OR
Principles of Marketing

A
(3) (3)
(3)
(3)

(3)




(2)

(3)


(3)

Required
INTD 020
FACS 031
FACS 032 FACS 060

FACS 160




FACS 168

SOC 008

STAT 001
ECON 01B

MGMT120

Core Courses (27 units)

Design
Textiles
Fundamentals of Apparel Production
Professional Development in Family & Consumer Sciences
Communication and Education in Family and Consumer Sciences (15 FACS units including FACS 060 and completion of Area A GE requirements)

Senior Seminar (21 FACS units, including FACS 160)
Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics
Intro to Microeconomic Analysis
OR
Principles of Marketing

(6)

Select two

FACS 010
FACS 050
FACS 140

from the following:

Nutrition & Wellness
The Family & Social Issues
Family Resource Management
(passing score on WPE)

(6) Select two

FACS 010
FACS 050
FACS 140
from the following:

Nutrition & Wellness
The Family & Social Issues
Family Resource Management
(passing score on WPE)

B

(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)
(3)
(3)

Required

FACS 130
xxxXXXX
FACS 131

FACS 133

FACS 134


FACS 135
FACS 136
FACS 137

Upper Division Courses (21 units)

History of Fashion
XXXXXXXXXX
Quality Analysis: Apparel (FACS 031,
FACS 032)
Creative Principles of Apparel Design
(FACS 031 and INTD 020)
Introduction to Fashion Marketing
(ECON 001B or MGMT 120)

Merchandise buying (FACS 134)
Fashion Retailing (FACS 134)
Clothing, Society and Culture

B

(3)
(3)
(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)
(3)
(3)

Required

FACS 130A
FACS 130B
FACS 131

FACS 133

FACS 134


FACS 135
FACS 136
FACS 137

Upper Division Courses (24 units)

History of Fashion
Contemporary Costume
Quality Analysis: Apparel (FACS 031,FACS 032)
Creative Principles of Apparel Design
(FACS 031 and INTD 020)
Introduction to Fashion Marketing
(ECON 001B or MGMT 120)

Merchandise buying (FACS 134)
Fashion Retailing (FACS 134)
Clothing, Society and Culture
c.

(3)
Electives (3

Select 3
FACS 132

FACS 138

FACS 139


FACS 195C
Units)

units from the following:
Product Development: Apparel
(FACS 032)
Consumer Issues in Textiles &
Clothing (FACS 031)
Textiles and Apparel in the Global
Economy (FACS 134 or MGMT 120)
Internship (Upper division status, 2.5 GPA or above)
c.

(3)
Electives (3

Select 3
FACS 132

FACS 138

FACS 139


FACS 195C
Units)

units from the following:
Product Development: Apparel
(FACS 032)
Consumer Issues in Textiles &
Clothing (FACS 031)
Textiles and Apparel in the Global
Economy (FACS 134 or MGMT 120)
Internship (Upper division status, 2.5 GPA or above)

* The following courses will be accepted in lieu of INTD 020: ART 020A,
ART 097, CAN FCS 022. CAN FCS 022 will be accepted to comply with
the CSU Lower Division Transfer Pattern.

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE


Consumer Studies
Justification: The Consumer Studies Program will delete FACS 60. The information presented in FACS 60 will be integrated into a proposed revised version of FACS 168 (Senior Seminar). The proposed revision will increase the number of units given for FACS 168 from 2 units to 3 units. Due to this revision, FACS 60 will no longer be needed.
1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic units’ programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units. Attach a copy of correspondence with these units.
The changes will have no programmatic or fiscal impact on other academic programs.

2. Provide a fiscal analysis of the proposed changes.

a. How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources? The department will offer courses with the current faculty allocation.

b. If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes. No additional resources required.

c. What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated. No additional resources required.

New Program 2006/08
CONSUMER STUDIES CONCENTRATION (51 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in consumer protection, advocacy, mediation, and family financial management and counseling. The program emphasizes the processes governing family financial management, consumer rights, laws, protection and redress. Students interested in becoming credentialed as an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) awarded by the Institute for Personal Finance should contact a Consumer Studies Advisor about requirements.

Old Program 2004/06
CONSUMER STUDIES CONCENTRATION (51 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in consumer protection, advocacy, mediation, and family financial management and counseling. The program emphasizes the processes governing family financial management, consumer rights, laws, protection and redress. Students interested in becoming credentialed as an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) awarded by the Institute for Personal Finance should contact a Consumer Studies Advisor about requirements.

A
(3) (3)


(3)


(3)
(3)

(3)
(3)



(3)

Required
FACS010
FACS 50
++++++++
SOC 008

STAT 01
ECON01B
FACS 140

FACS 141
FACS 160



FACS 168

Core Courses (24 units)

Nutrition and Wellness
The Family and Social Issues
++++++++++++++++++++++++++
++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
Family Resource Management (passing score on WPE)
Family Finance
Communication and Education in Family and Consumer Science (15 FACS units, including FACS 060, and completion of Area A GE requirements)
Senior Seminar (Senior standing)

A
(3) (3)
(1)

(3)



(3)
(3)

(3)
(3)



(2)

Required

FACS 010
FACS 050
FACS 060

SOC 008

STAT 01
ECON 1B
FACS 140

FACS 141
FACS 160



FACS 168

Core Courses (24 units)

Nutrition and Wellness
The Family and Social Issues
Professional Development in Family & Consumer Sciences
Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
Family Resource Management (passing score on WPE)
Family Finance
Communication and Education in Family and Consumer Science (15 FACS units, including FACS 060, and completion of Area A GE requirements)
Senior Seminar (Senior standing)

B.

(3)

(3)


(3)
(3)
(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)

Required

COMS 119
OBE 155
OBE 118


FACS 128
FACS 142
FACS 143

FACS 147

FACS 149

FACS 195C

Upper Division Courses (27 units)

Conflict Resolution through Communication OR
Conflict Management & Negotiation
Legal Environment of Management (OBE 016 or equivalent)
Consumer Technology & Environments
Consumer Issues
Consumer Policy (GOVT 001 or GOVT 150 orinstructor permission
Financial and Legal Aspects of Aging (FACS 141)
Family Financial Counseling (FACS 141, senior standing)
Internship (Upper division status; 2.5 GPA or above)

B

(3)

(3)


(3)
(3)
(3)
(3)

(3)

Required

COMS 119
OBE 155
OBE 118


FACS 128
FACS 142
FACS 143

FACS 147

FACS 149

FACS 195C

Upper Division Courses (24 units)

Conflict Resolution through Comm. OR
Conflict Management & Negotiation
Legal Environment of Management (OBE 016 orequivalent)

Consumer Technology & Environments
Consumer Issues
Consumer Policy (GOVT 001 or GOVT 150 or instructor permission
Financial and Legal Aspects of Aging (FACS 141)
Family Financial Counseling (FACS 141, senior standing)
Internship (Upper division status; 2.5 GPA or above)

(3)
Select one

FACS 137
FACS 159


FACS 162
from the following: (3)

Social Psychology of Apparel (SOC 001)
Adulthood and Aging in Human Development (a human development course or instructor permission)
Family Support Services (FACS 050; FACS 140)


(3)
Select one

FACS 137
FACS 159


FACS 162
from the following: (3)

Social Psychology of Apparel (SOC 001)
Adulthood and Aging in Human Development (a human development course or instructor permission)
Family Support Services (FACS 050; FACS 140)

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Family Studies

Justification:

  • Students will select either FACS 162 (Family Support Services) or FACS 195C (Internship). FACS 162, Family Support Services, has a fieldwork component and hence can be an alternative for FACS 195C, Internship.
  • A human sexuality course is being added to the program. Students will select a course from the following: NURS 160 (Human Sexuality) OR PSYC 134 (Psychology of Human Sexuality) OR HLSC 134 (Understanding Human Sexuality). This addition is needed to facilitate the acceptance of the CSUS Family Studies Program as an approved Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program through the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
  • The Family Studies Program will also accept an elective for the requirement of FACS 10 (Nutrition and Wellness). We will accept CAN FCS 24 (Child, Family, and Community) to comply with the CSU Lower Division Transfer Pattern.
  • The Family Studies Program will delete FACS 60. The information presented in FACS 60 will be integrated into a proposed revised version of FACS 168 (Senior Seminar). The proposed revision will increase the number of units given for FACS 168 from 2 units to 3 units. Due to this revision, FACS 60 will no longer be needed.
  • There is no change in the number of units in the program and remains at 51.


1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic units’ programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units. Attach a copy of correspondence with these units.
The changes will have no programmatic or fiscal impact on other academic programs. Chairs of Nursing, Health Sciences, and Psychology have been consulted regarding the addition of a human sexuality course.

2. Provide a fiscal analysis of the proposed changes.

a. How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources? The department will offer courses with the current faculty allocation.

b. If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes. No additional resources required.

c. What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated. No additional resources required.

New Program 2006/08
FAMILY STUDIES CONCENTRATION (51 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in various human service fields. The program emphasizes an understanding of human development, family communication and diverse families. The program is guided by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) guidelines for academic programs in Family Life Education. (Also see certificate program in Family Life Education)

Old Program 2004/06
FAMILY STUDIES CONCENTRATION (51 units)

The concentration prepares students for careers in various human service fields. The program emphasizes an understanding of human development, family communication and diverse families. The program is guided by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) guidelines for academic programs in Family Life Education. (Also see certificate program in Family Life Education)

 

A

(3) (3)


(3)

(3)





(3)

(3)
(3)



(3)

Required

FACS 010*
FACS 050
XXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXX
SOC 008

STAT 001





FACS 140

FACS 141
FACS 160



FACS 168

Core Courses (21 units)

Nutrition and Wellness
The Family & Social Issues
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics (MATH 009 or three years of high school mathematics which includes two years of algebra and one year of geometry; completion of ELM requirement and the Interm. Algebra Diagnostic Test)
Family Resource Management (passing score on WPE)
Family Finance
Communication and Education in Family and Consumer Science (15 FACS units, including FACS 060, and completion of Area A GE requirement)
Senior Seminar(Senior standing)

A

(3) (3)
(1)

(3)

(3)





(3)

(3)
(3)



(3)

Required

FACS 010*
FACS 050
FACS 060

SOC 008

STAT 001





FACS 140

FACS 141
FACS 160



FACS 168

Core Courses (21 units)

Nutrition and Wellness
The Family & Social Issues
Professional Development in Family & Consumer Sciences
Sense and Nonsense in Social Research OR
Introduction to Statistics (MATH 009 or three years of high school mathematics which includes two years of algebra and one year of geometry; completion of ELM requirement and the Interm. Algebra Diagnostic Test)
Family Resource Management (passing score on WPE)
Family Finance
Communication and Education in Family and Consumer Science (15 FACS units, including FACS 060, and completion of Area A GE reqment.)
Senior Seminar(Senior standing)

B

(3)
(3)

Required

BIO 020
FACS 052

Upper Division Courses (6 units)

Biology: A Human Perspective
The Child in the Family

B

(3)
(3)

Required

BIO 020
FACS 052

Upper Division Courses (6 units)

Biology: A Human Perspective
The Child in the Family
C

(3)


(3)


(3)


(3)

(3)

(3)


(3)




(3)




Required

FACS 108


FACS 150


FACS 152|


FACS 154

FACS 155

FACS 159


NURS 160
PSYC 134
HLSC 134


FACS 162


FACS 195C

Upper Division Courses (24 Units)

Family Communication (COMS 008, FACS 050, SOC 166 or instructor permission)
Family Stress and Coping: Multicultural Focus (FACS 050 or equivalent with instructor permission)
Adolescent Development (CHDV 030, FACS 052 or instructor permission)

Issues in Parenting (CHDV 030, FACS 052, or instructor permission)

Family Life Education

Adulthood and Aging in Human Development (a human development course)
Human Sexuality OR
Psychology of Human Sexuality OR
Understanding Human Sexuality


Family Support Services Services FACS 050; FACS 140) OR (Upper division status; 2.5 GPA or above) OR
Internship (Upper division status: 2.5 GPA or above

C

(3)


(3)


(3)


(3)

(3)

(3)







(3)

(3)

Required

FACS 108


FACS 150


FACS 152


FACS 154

FACS 155

FACS 159



+++++++++
+++++++++
+++++++++

FACS 162

FACS 195C

Upper Division Courses (24 Units)

Family Communication (COMS 008, FACS 050, SOC 166 or instructor permission)
Family Stress and Coping: Multicultural Focus (FACS 050 or equivalent with instructor permission)
Adolescent Development (CHDV 030, FACS 052 or instructor permission)

Issues in Parenting (CHDV 030, FACS 052, or instructor permission)

Family Life Education

Adulthood and Aging in Human Development (a human development course)

+++++++++++++++
+++++++++++++++
+++++++++++++++
Family Support Services Services FACS 050; FACS 140) OR (Upper division status; 2.5 GPA or above)
Internship (Upper division status: 2.5 GPA or above

*CAN FCS 024 will be accepted as an alternative. CAN FCS 024 will be
accepted to comply with the CSU Lower Division Transfer Pattern.

 

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Dietetics

Justification:

The Dietetics Program will delete FACS 60. The information presented in FACS 60 will be integrated into a proposed revised version of FACS 168 (Senior Seminar). The proposed revision will increase the number of units given for FACS 168 from 2 units to 3 units. Due to this revision, FACS 60 will no longer be needed.

  1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic units’ programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units. Attach a copy of correspondence with these units.
    The changes will have no programmatic or fiscal impact on other academic programs.

  2. Provide a fiscal analysis of the proposed changes.
    1. How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources? The department will offer courses with the current faculty allocation.

    2. If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes. No additional resources required.

    3. What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated. No additional resources required.

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Nutrition and Food

Justification:
The Nutrition and Food Program will delete FACS 60. The information presented in FACS 60 will be integrated into a proposed revised version of FACS 168 (Senior Seminar). The proposed revision will increase the number of units given for FACS 168 from 2 units to 3 units. Due to this revision, FACS 60 will no longer be needed.

  1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic units’ programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units. Attach a copy of correspondence with these units.
    The changes will have no programmatic or fiscal impact on other academic programs.

  2. Provide a fiscal analysis of the proposed changes.
    1. How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources? The department will offer courses with the current faculty allocation.

    2. If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes. No additional resources required.

    3. What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated. No additional resources required.

Department of Government

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

International Affairs Graduate Program
Justification: Eliminating the examination option from the culminating experience.

Background:
This option was introduced as a part of the overhaul of the International Affairs (IA) program in 2001. The primary aim was to upgrade the quality of theses in the program by limiting the thesis option to those who had earned a minimum of 3.5 overall GPA. For all others, the culminating requirement consisted of either passing comprehensive examinations in both the major field (international relations core) and an elective field, or completing an approved internship project and orally defending the internship project report. These three culminating requirement options replaced the thesis requirement of the previous IA curriculum.

The problem:
To date, no one has chosen the exam options. Nearly all graduating students in IA choose the thesis option. One student is about to complete the internship project report, with a few other advanced students intending to pursue the internship option. The main argument for eliminating the examination option is, however, not just the lack of any interest. Given the nature of the IA revised curriculum, with its emphasis on a wide range of elective tracks and internships, the exam option poses a major difficulty if it is to be administered properly. Many of our elective tracks include one or more graduate and/or undergraduate courses from other departments and colleges. It would be exceedingly difficult to have faculty members from other departments within and outside of SSIS whose courses are listed among the IA elective tracks to design and grade appropriate elective track exams. The alternative of limiting the exam option to core courses is unacceptable, since they comprise only half (18 units) of the 39 units program.

Proposed solution:
Eliminate the examination as an option for culminating requirement. As before, the thesis option will be available to all students who satisfy the overall 3.5 GPA. Students whose overall GPA is less than 3.5, may petition the program coordinator for a GPA waiver, if they meet all other requirements. The petition must offer compelling reasons for choosing the thesis option and be accompanied with a letter from the thesis advisor who would be willing to serve as the chair of the thesis committee, should the petition be approved. The internship project also remains an option for all students who have completed all the requirements other then the culminating one.

Justification of the solution:
There is little chance that the proposed solution would erode the high quality of master theses that have come to characterize the work of our graduates who have completed their work under the new curriculum. The procedures for submitting and defending the thesis, which took effect after the overhaul of the IA program, should guard against such a possibility. These procedures, as stated in the IA Student Handbook, include the following: Prior to advancement to candidacy, students who choose the thesis option must submit to their thesis advisor for approval and signature a thesis prospectus (3-5 pages). The prospectus should provide a description of the topics and issues that the thesis will research and explore. It should also address the overall methodology of the research, the sources (primary and/or secondary), and the nature of the data (quantitative, qualitative) that will be utilized and analyzed. It should also discuss the tentative topics covered in each chapter of the thesis. After advancement to candidacy, an outline (10-15 pages) of the chapters in the thesis must be submitted for approval by the thesis advisor at least 45 days prior to the submission of the final draft of the thesis. The thesis defense must be orally presented to a thesis committee comprised of a thesis advisor, the IA Coordinator, and a faculty reader. In the event that the IA Coordinator serves as thesis advisor, an additional faculty reader must be included in the thesis committee.

Advancement to Candidacy

Each classified student must file an application for Advancement to Candidacy, including a proposed program of graduate studies specifying elective courses, tracks, and choice of culminating experience. The student should initiate the advancement to candidacy upon satisfying the following requirements:

  • removed any deficiencies in admission requirements or incomplete grades;
  • completion of 18 units of IA core courses and 9 units of electives (track) with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall; and
  • passed the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or secured approval for a WPE waiver.

Students electing the thesis option for culminating experience must submit an approved thesis prospectus; students choosing the comprehensive examination option must identify an approved elective field of exam; students electing the internship option must submit an approved internship project.

Advancement to Candidacy form must be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies. The student must complete the form after planning the degree program in consultation with the IA Coordinator. The completed form is then returned by the program office to the Office of Graduate Studies for approval .

Advancement to Candidacy

Each classified student must file an application for Advancement to Candidacy, including a proposed program of graduate studies specifying elective courses, tracks, and choice of culminating experience. The student should initiate the advancement to candidacy upon satisfying the following requirements:

  • removed any deficiencies in admission requirements or incomplete grades;
  • completion of 18 units of IA core courses and 9 units of electives (track) with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall; and
  • passed the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or secured approval for a WPE waiver.

Students electing the thesis option for culminating experience must submit an approved thesis prospectus; students choosing the internship option must submit an approved internship project proposal.

Advancement to Candidacy form must be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies. The student must complete the form after planning the degree program in consultation with the IA Coordinator. The completed form is then returned by the program office to the Office of Graduate Studies for approval.

 

Department of Sociology

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

JUSTIFICATION: After one year of ongoing discussion, the department of sociology wishes to revise its curriculum, as the old curricular structure does not reflect the interests of new faculty hired over the past six years, or the new courses designed and approved during this same time period. Likewise, under our previous curricular structure, most of our majors chose their upper division electives under the “General Sociology” category because they could not easily complete an “Area of Study” given course-scheduling limitations. The new curricular organization recognizes and accommodates both student choice and faculty interests.

The major changes, beyond numerous course title changes, are:

1. Re-titling our elective core course listing “Core Study” while including new courses (SOC. 122, 133, 138) under this heading and omitting other courses (SOC. 164, 175).

2. Reorganizing our upper division electives under thematic titles, while eliminating “Areas of Study” or concentrations.

1. Indicate programmatic or fiscal impact which this change will have on other academic
units’ programs, and describe the consultation that has occurred with affected units.

Department Chair Judson Landis has contacted the various departments/programs that had courses listed under our upper division “Areas of Study.” Under our revised thematic ordering of courses, these outside courses will not be listed. However, we will allow our majors to take up to 3 upper division elective units outside the department toward their major in consultation with our undergraduate advisor. Previously listed outside courses will be given preference in advising.

2a. How will the above changes be accommodated within the department/College existing fiscal resources?

No additional resources are required for these changes.

b. If the proposed changes will require additional resources, describe the level and nature of additional funding the College will seek for the program changes.

No additional resources are required for these changes.

c. What additional space, equipment, operating expenses, library, computer, or media resources, clerical/technical support, or other resources will be needed? Estimate the cost and indicate how these resource needs will be accommodated.

No additional resources are required for these changes.



AEROSPACE STUDIES

Military Science - Army Program

NON SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE

Military Science - Army
Justification:
Request that the following courses be added to the Military Studies Minor:

- MILS 014 and 015 (1 Credit Each)
- MILS 024 and 025 (1 Credit Each)
- MILS 134 and 135 (2 Credits Each)
- MILS 144 and 145 (2 Credits Each)
Presently, other colleges offer minors in military science whereas CSUS only offers Military Studies. Request that these courses be added to provide an opportunity for Army ROTC members to acquire a minor in Military Studies if they desire. In addition, the course content (attachment 2) is extremely relevant to the Military Studies minor (currently the 014, 015, 024 and 025 classes are offered to the general student body) and the Air Force ROTC program was recently granted the ability to offer their courses as applicable courses to this minor studies program.

I am proposing that the Military Science courses fit under the military-political affairs group. This seems to be the category that most closely aligns with the class content of the Military Science Courses. This will allow the Army ROTC cadets to apply a total of 6 credits (3 under the military-political affairs group, and 3 under the “additional courses” group) toward a Military Studies minor.

The below information is provided per directions of “Submitting Proposals for New Options, Concentrations, Specials Emphases, and Minors”:
1. Completed Form B; see Attachment
2. California State University , Sacramento ; Minor, Military Studies
3. Not applicable; this request pertains to a minor
4. Not applicable; this request pertains to a minor
5. Department of Geography; Department of Government; Department of History; Department of Sociology; Department of Aerospace Studies; Department of Military Science (MAJ Anthony Koopman, Point of Contact, 278-7682)
6. Non-Substantive Program Change Proposal: Include Military Science courses into the current CSUS Military Studies minor. Military Science is focused on Military History, the role of the Department of Defense and Army in the historical and current world situation; and military leadership.
7. Need: Students taking Military Science courses are taking military studies oriented courses, though not enough for a full minor. Adding Military Science to the list of courses to achieve a minor in Military Studies will promote a desire to earn a minor in Military Studies by taking the additional classes required. In addition, the Military Science courses currently listed are open to all general students, expanding the student body's educational opportunities in this minor.
8. See Attachment of current Military Science courses (Attachment 2).
9. No new courses required.
10. Not applicable; this request pertains to a minor.
11. Present Faculty Members:
Major Anthony M. Koopman, Department Chair, Assistant Professor; Bachelor of Science, Biology/ Military Science 1992, Gonzaga University; MILS 014, 015, 024, 025.
Captain Russell Meyer, Assistant Professor (UC-Davis) Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, 1995; MILS 134, 135
Lieutenant Colonel Donald G. Hill, Professor of Military Science, (UC-Davis) Master of Science, Logistics Management,1995, Florida Institute of Technology; MILS 144, 145
12. a. No change in existing Fiscal Resources
b. No additional funding needed.
c. No additional space or any other requirements required.
13. See Attachment 2, 3, and 4 (existing classes, current minor listing, example of inclusion in catalog).


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