Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
7/6/2016Goucher College
Proposal
BASubstantial Mod: American Studies at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women9/4/2016
Substantial Mod: American Studies at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women Program Description
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in American Studies seeks to examine the economic, political, and cultural aspects of American history and society through an interdisciplinary approach. The program provides preparation for graduate training and professional careers in a variety of fields, including journalism, communications, law, public service, business, planning, social work, teaching, publishing, historic preservation, and museum work.Courses are distributed among at least four academic departments or major programs and examine the following key themes:• Power and Responsibility• Identity• The Natural and Human-Made Environment• Cultural and Social Expression