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Finishing Foundations Course Design

The course design documents below were submitted by the faculty and departments that house the courses. The course design tables have been approved by Foundational Studies and provide guidelines for course content, teaching strategies, and learning assessment methods.  Proposed changes to these courses must go through the University’s regular curriculum approval process. These documents have been designed to help courses meet the requirements of the University Learning Outcomes (ULOs).

Finishing Foundations courses support the following Learning Outcomes:

1. Write effectively in multiple contexts, for a variety of audiences.*
2. Communicate effectively in speech, both as a speaker and listener.*
3. Engage in effective critical inquiry by defining problems, gathering and evaluating evidence, and determining the adequacy of argumentative discourse.
4. Think creatively about complex problems in order to produce, evaluate, and implement innovative possible solutions, often as one member of a team.

* See the FF course design table for the coverage of these ULOs. Some courses emphasize writing and/or oral communication.

Finishing Foundations (FF)
ART 410
Art 490
ART 495
ARTHIST 452
ANTH 492
BAS 400
BIOL 415
BOT 401
CE 483
CHEM 398
CMGT 475
COMM 413
COMM 432
COMM 441
COMM 471
COMM 475
COMM 489
COMM 498
COMPSCI 498
CJ 498
ECE 480 2
ECON 422
ED - BLESL 400
ED - CIFS 400
ED - ECS 470
ED-SPED 470
ENGL 491
ENGL 492
ENGL 495
ENGL 498
ENGL 499
ENVSTD 491
FRENCH 498
GEOS 498
GERMAN 498
GENBUS 450
HLTHST 400
HIST 498
INTDIS 491
KINES 432
KINES 440
LING 498
MATH 401
MDS 495
ME 481
MUS 484
MUS APL 445
MUS APL 446
MUS APL 447
MUS APL 448
MUS APL 449
MSE 480 & 482
PHIL 495
PHYS 400
PHYS 499
POLS 499
PSYC 487
SOC 480
SOC 498
SOCSCI 498
SOCWRK 498 & 499
SPANISH 498
THEA 491
ZOOL 401
ZOOL 409