UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

The Graduate School

CURRICULAR REPORT FROM THE GRADUATE COUNCIL TO THE FACULTY SENATE: REPORT NO. 2002-2003-2

 

At meeting No. 381 held October 4, 2002, the Graduate Council considered and approved the following curricular matters which are now submitted to the Faculty Senate for information or confirmation as indicated.

 

I. Matters Requiring Confirmation by Faculty Senate

A. College of Environmental and Life Sciences

1. Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

a. Change:

REN 602 Research Methodology &endash; change grading method from letter grades to S/U

B. Graduate School of Oceanography

1. Add (New):

OCG 507 Oceanography for Educators (3)

Survey of ocean science concepts. Investigation of marine issues that affect the environment. Ten hours in the field. Integration of national science education standards and inquiry based pedagogy. (Lec) Pre: CHM 100 and BIO 113 (or equivalent). A semester of general geology (GEL 100 or 103) and at least one college level math course are recommended.

OCG 508 Global Environmental Change Education (3)

Survey of global environmental change issues focusing on environmental systems, related ocean science topics, and local marine and coastal environments. Integration of national science education standards and inquiry based pedagogy. (Lec) Pre: CHM 100 and BIO 113 (or equivalent). A semester of general geology (GEL 100 or 103) is recommended