Potter College of Arts & Letters Western Kentucky University 745-2345

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Potter College of Arts & Letters
Western Kentucky University
745-2345
REPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Date: December 9, 2014
The Potter College of Arts & Letters submits the following items for consideration:
Type of Item
Description of Item & Contact Information
Consent
Proposal to Create an Equivalent Course
HUM 240 Geometry in Art and Architecture
Contact: Larry Snyder, [email protected], 5-2344
Proposal Date: 10/27/14
Potter College of Arts & Letters
Office of the Dean
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Proposal to Create an Equivalent Course
(Consent Item)
Contact Person: Lawrence Snyder, [email protected], 745-2344
Claus Ernst, [email protected], 745-6224
1.
Identification of existing course:
1.1
Current course prefix (subject area) and number: MATH 240
1.2
Course title: Geometry in Art and Architecture
2.
Identification of proposed equivalent course prefix and number:
HUM 240: Geometry in Art and Architecture
3.
Rationale for each equivalent course:
HUM 240 is being developed as an equivalent course with MATH 240.
The course will be proposed as a Colonnade Connections course that introduces topics in
geometry with applications in architectural science, music, and art. This course is multidisciplinary by design, demonstrating the systemic nature of geometry across disciplines.
It will be team-taught by the faculty in Ogden and Potter colleges.
4.
Proposed term for implementation:
5.
Dates of prior committee approvals:
Potter College Dean’s Office
Potter College Curriculum Committee
Professional Education Council (if applicable)
General Education Committee (if applicable)
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
University Senate
Fall 2015
10/27/2014
11/6/2014
N/A
N/A
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