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University at Albany – State University of New York

College of Arts and Sciences

Course and Program Action Form


Proposal No.

11-070B




Please check one:

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Course Proposal




Program Proposal







Please mark all that apply:

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New Course

Revision of:




Number




Description

X

Cross-Listing w/USP 375




Title




Prerequisites




Shared-Resources Course




Credits




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Department:

Geography and Planning

Effective Semester, Year:

Fall 2012




Course Number

Current:




New:

GOG 375

Credits:

3

Course Title:

Methods of Urban Analysis

Course Description to appear in Bulletin:

Course overview and objectives: This class will build a foundation for the lager field of statistical analysis and planning methodology. Students will develop fundamental skills, such as data collection and presentation, descriptive analysis, and data interpretation. When the course successfully completed, students will be to identify different types of data, accurate present data in table and graphic format, describe and analysis data using statistic tools such as measures of central tendency and dispersion, conduct hypothesis testing, build confidence intervals and use these tools to analyze places.


Prerequisites statement to be appended to description in Bulletin:

MAT108 Elementary Statistics or equivalent

If S/U is to be designated as the only grading system in the course, check here:







This course is (will be) cross listed with (i.e., CAS ###):

USP 375

This course is (will be) a shared-resources course with (i.e., CAS ###):







Explanation of proposal:

As part of formalizing the Urban Studies and planning undergraduate major, this class will be part o the requirement for the methodological component of the degree. It will focus on data sources, uses of data, data presentation, elementary statistics and population modeling

Other departments or schools which offer similar or related courses and which have certified that this proposal does not overlap their offering:







Chair of Proposing Department

Date

Christopher J. Smith

9.9.11

Approved by Chair(s) of Departments having cross-listed course(s) [Copy of e-mail approval on following page.]

Date

Dean of College

Date

Christopher J. Smith




Gregory Stevens

11/22/11

Chair of Academic Programs Committee

Date

Dean of Undergraduate or Graduate Studies

Date

Pinka Chatterji

11/10/11






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