Developing a Course of Study

Developing a Course of Study

Overview

There are two ways to generate a MDST proposal: faculty initiated and student initiated.  Every proposal requires approval by the MDST Curriculum Committee. Document should be prepared in Word format.  Items to include:

Faculty initiated proposals:

  1. Title Page
  2. Faculty presenter(s)
  3. Name of proposed area of study within MDST major (i.e. Disability Studies)
  4. Rationale and need; target audiences (if applicable)
  5. Curriculum plan outline including sense of appropriate capstone experience(s); include course numbers and descriptions on separate page
  6. Signed Signature page

 Student initiated proposals:

  1. Title Page
  2. Student presenter
  3. Name of faculty advisor(s)
  4. Rationale for proposed area of study within MDST major, including student goals statement
  5. Curriculum plan outline including sense of appropriate capstone experience(s); include separate page of course numbers and descriptions.
  6. Signed Signature page

Proposals should be developed in consultation with the MDST Coordinator and submitted to the same:

Dennis B. Downey, PhD

Coordinator, MDST Major

Dennis.Downey@Millersville.Edu