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February 15 Agenda

Mason Core Meeting 

Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Welcome 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 

Proposals

Category Title 
Global Contexts  RELI 211: Introduction to Religions of the “West” 
Just Societies RELI 211: Introduction to Religions of the “West” 
Global Contexts  FOLK 100: Global Folklore 
Global Contexts  HIST 364: Revolution in Latin America 
Just Societies HIST 364: Revolution in Latin America 
Literature HIST 381: Remembering Histories of Violence: Narrative Engagements with Difficult Pasts 
Just Societies HIST 381: Remembering Histories of Violence: Narrative Engagements with Difficult Pasts 
Global Contexts  HIST 384: Global History of Christianity 
Just Societies HIST 384: Global History of Christianity 
Just Societies INTS 336: Poverty, Wealth and Inequality in the US 
Global Contexts  RELI 240: Death and the Afterlife in Religion 
Just Societies RELI 240: Death and the Afterlife in Religion 
Global Contexts  RELI 313: Hinduism 
Just Societies RELI 313: Hinduism 
Global Contexts  COMM 305: Foundations of Intercultural Communication 
Just Societies COMM 305: Foundations of Intercultural Communication 
Global Contexts  INTS 416: Refugee and Internal Displacement 
Global Contexts  SPAN 212: Intermediate Spanish II: Local and Global Contexts 
Global Contexts  ARAB 385: Migrating Voices in Arabic Literature 
Global Contexts  INTS 315: Spirituality and Conflict Transformation 
Global Contexts  BUS 200: Global Environment of Business 
Just Societies BUS 100: Business and Society 
SBS RMGT 210: Recreation and Leisure in Life 
Just Societies RMGT 210: Recreation and Leisure in Life 
Arts THR 115: Staging Activism 
Just Societies THR 115: Staging Activism 
Global Contexts  TOUR 210: Global Understanding through Travel and Tourism 
SBS EDSE 230: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 
Just Societies EDSE 230: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 
Mason Apex ARTH 494: The Museum 
Just Societies HIST 316: History of Modern Architecture 
Global Contexts  HIST 379: History of the Climate Crisis 
Just Societies HIST 379: History of the Climate Crisis 
Global Contexts  HIST 376: Cold War America 
Just Societies HIST 376: Cold War America 
Natural Science Lab ANTH 136: Introduction to Biological Anthropology Lab 
Global Contexts  ANTH 382: Urban Anthropology 
Global Contexts  HIST 329: Modern Russia and the Soviet Union 
Just Societies HIST 329: Modern Russia and the Soviet Union 
Literature CONF 250: Narratives of Conflict 
Global Contexts  FAVS 300: Global Horror Film 
Global Contexts  CRIM 308: Human Rights and Justice 
Just Societies CRIM 308: Human Rights and Justice 
Just Societies WMST 208: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies 
Literature ARAB 365: Black and Minority Cultures in Arabic Literature 
Just Societies ARAB 365: Black and Minority Cultures in Arabic Literature 
Global Contexts  HIST 378: History of Aviation 
Just Societies HIST 378: History of Aviation 
Just Societies INTS 319: Contemporary Youth Studies 
Writing Intensive  GOVT 492: Computing Ethics, Law and Policy Seminar 
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January 25 Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024, from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Welcome 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 
  • Member updates 
  • Just Societies update 
  • Schedule update

Proposals 

Category Title 
Global Contexts  HIST 271: Survey of Latin American History 
SBS INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness and Action 
Just Societies INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness and Action 
Global Contexts  INTS 406: Global Leadership 
Just Societies INTS 406: Global Leadership 
Global Contexts  ANTH 320: Global Africa 
Literature ENGH 206: Literature in the Creation of Just Societies 
Just Societies ENGH 206: Literature in the Creation of Just Societies 
Just Societies ENGH 315: Folklore and Folklife 
Global Contexts  RELI 212: Introduction to Religions of Asia 
Just Societies RELI 212: Introduction to Religions of Asia 
Arts THR 195: Play Production Technical Practicum 
Global Contexts  HIST 377: The Vietnam War 
Just Societies INTS 331: The Nonprofit Sector 
Global Contexts  RELI 100: The Human Religious Experience 
Just Societies RELI 100: The Human Religious Experience 
Global Contexts  RELI 211: Introduction to Religions of the “West” 
Just Societies RELI 211: Introduction to Religions of the “West” 
Global Contexts  FOLK 100: Global Folklore 
Global Contexts  HIST 364: Revolution in Latin America 
Just Societies HIST 364: Revolution in Latin America 
Literature HIST 381: Remembering Histories of Violence: Narrative Engagements with Difficult Pasts 
Just Societies HIST 381: Remembering Histories of Violence: Narrative Engagements with Difficult Pasts 
Global Contexts  HIST 384: Global History of Christianity 
Just Societies HIST 384: Global History of Christianity 
Just Societies INTS 336: Poverty, Wealth and Inequality in the US 
Global Contexts  RELI 240: Death and the Afterlife in Religion 
Just Societies RELI 240: Death and the Afterlife in Religion 
Global Contexts  RELI 313: Hinduism 
Just Societies RELI 313: Hinduism 
Global Contexts  COMM 305: Foundations of Intercultural Communication 
Just Societies COMM 305: Foundations of Intercultural Communication 
Global Contexts  INTS 416: Refugee and Internal Displacement 
Global Contexts  SPAN 212: Intermediate Spanish II: Local and Global Contexts 
Global Contexts  RELI 310: Judaism 
Just Societies RELI 310: Judaism 
Global Contexts  ARAB 385: Migrating Voices in Arabic Literature 
Global Contexts  NEUR 355: Cross-Cultural Studies in Scientific Inquiry 
Global Contexts  INTS 315: Spirituality and Conflict Transformation 
Global Contexts  BUS 200: Global Environment of Business 
Just Societies BUS 100: Business and Society 
Just Societies GLOA 101: Introduction to Global Affairs 
Just Societies GOVT 103: Introduction to American Government 
Global Contexts  EVPP 336: Tackling Wicked Problems in Society & the Environment 
Just Societies EVPP 336: Tackling Wicked Problems in Society & the Environment 
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November 30 Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Welcome 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 
  • Removal of Mason Core Arts designation effective Fall 2024: 
    • DANC 325: Modern/Contemporary Dance III 
    • DANC 345: Ballet III 

Proposals 

Category Title 
Just Societies INTS 319: Contemporary Youth Studies 
Just Societies WMST 200: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies 
Just Societies WMST 208: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies 
Just Societies INTS 363: Social Justice Narratives 
Global Contexts  SOCI 332: The Urban World 
Just Societies SOCI 352: Social Problems and Solutions 
Global Contexts  INYO 261: Mentoring Multilingual Learners 
Just Societies INYO 261: Mentoring Multilingual Learners 
Just Societies GOVT 103: Introduction to American Government 
Just Societies GOVT 134: Grand Challenges to Human Security 
Just Societies HIST 272: Survey of Latin American History 
Global Contexts  INTS 417: Human Trafficking and Smuggling 
Mason Apex GOVT 492: Computing Ethics, Law and Policy Seminar 
Writing Intensive GOVT 492: Computing Ethics, Law and Policy Seminar 
Mason Apex NEUR 422: Glutamatergic Systems 
Global Contexts  CRIM 308: Human Rights and Justice 
Just Societies CRIM 308: Human Rights and Justice 
Global Contexts  HIST 271: Survey of Latin American History 
SBS INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness and Action 
Just Societies INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness and Action 
Global Contexts  INTS 406: Global Leadership 
Just Societies INTS 406: Global Leadership 
Global Contexts  ANTH 320: Global Africa 
Literature ENGH 206: Literature in the Creation of Just Societies 
Just Societies ENGH 206: Literature in the Creation of Just Societies 
Just Societies ENGH 315: Folklore and Folklife 

Old Business 

  • Working groups 
    • Just Societies 
    • Humanities v Literature 

New Business 

  • Reminder: Committee supplemental meeting on December 7 from 2:30pm-4pm 

*Updated 11/29/23

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November 9 Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Welcome and Introductions 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 

Proposals 

Category Title 
Arts ARTH 317: The Black Pharaohs: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Nubia 
Global Contexts ARTH 320: Art of the Islamic World 
IT&C ENGH 210: Equitable AI 
Global Contexts EVPP 336: Tackling Wicked Problems in Society & the Environment 
Just Societies EVPP 336: Tackling Wicked Problems in Society & the Environment 
Global Contexts GCH 205: Global Health 
Just Societies GCH 205: Global Health 
Global Contexts GLOA 101: Introduction to Global Affairs 
Just Societies GLOA 101: Introduction to Global Affairs 
Just Societies GOVT 103: Introduction to American Government 
Global Contexts GOVT 134: Grand Challenges to Human Security 
Just Societies GOVT 134: Grand Challenges to Human Security 
SBS GOVT 150: Introduction to Technology Policy 
Just Societies GOVT 150: Introduction to Technology Policy 
Global Contexts HIST 272: Survey of Latin American History 
Just Societies HIST 272: Survey of Latin American History 
SBS HIST 314: History of Germany 
Global Contexts HIST 356: Modern Japan 
Global Contexts HIST 357: Postwar Japan 
Global Contexts HIST 378: History of Aviation 
Just Societies HIST 378: History of Aviation 
Literature HIST 403: Revolutionary Era in American History, 1763-1811 
Just Societies  HIST 403: Revolutionary Era in American History, 1763-1812 
Just Societies INTS 319: Contemporary Youth Studies 
Just Societies INTS 363: Social Justice Narratives 
SBS INTS 434: Research for Social Change 
Just Societies INTS 434: Research for Social Change 
Global Contexts SOCI 332: The Urban World 
Just Societies WMST 200: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies 
Just Societies WMST 208: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies 
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September 28 Mason Core Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Welcome and Introductions 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 
  • Administrative Announcement 

Proposals 

Category Title 
Arts ARTH 382: Arts of India 
Arts ARTH 383: Arts of Southeast Asia 
Arts ARTH 384: Arts of China 
Global Contexts INYO 261: Mentoring Multilingual Learners 
Just Societies INYO 261: Mentoring Multilingual Learners 

Old Business 

  • Revisit Working Groups 
    • Recertification process for Mason Core  
    • Humanities v. Literature  
    • SLOs and syllabus statements 

New Business 

  • Just Societies expansion  
    • Courses with two categories can also get the JS flag 
  • Mason Apex concerns 
  • Meaning of survey options 

*Agenda revised September 26,2023

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September 14 Mason Core Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023 from 1:30-3:30pm via Zoom 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 

New Business 

  • Elect Chair

Proposals 

Category Title 
Mason Apex HAP 498: Health Administration Internship 
IT  MUSI 358: Music Programming 
SBS INTS 434: Research for Social Change 
Just Societies INTS 434: Research for Social Change 
Arts INTS 344: Youth, Music, & Social Change 
Just Societies INTS 344: Youth, Music, & Social Change 
Just Societies INTS 304: Social Movements and Community Activism 
Just Societies INTS 346: Art as Social Action 
Just Societies INTS 347: Gender Representation in Popular Culture 
Global Contexts WMST 100: Global Representations of Women 

Old Business 

  • Post-retreat follow-up 
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May Mason Core Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom 

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 

Proposals 

Category Title 
Natural Science with Lab GEOL 120: The Changing Ocean 
Natural Science with Lab GEOL 121: The Changing Ocean Laboratory 
Social & Behavioral Science PSYC 333: Industrial and Organizational Psychology  
Arts FAVS 110: Reading and Making Media 
Arts FAVS 260: Video Editing for Film 
Mason Apex AVT 453: Professional Practices 
Arts ENGH 374: Screening the Global City 
Global Contexts ENGH 374: Screening the Global City 
Information Technology & Computing ENGH 210: Equitable AI 

Old Business 

  • Catalog attributes (including Global History) 
  • Just Societies professional development workshops 

New Business 

  • Assessment update 
  • Global History transfer options 
  • Committee membership continuation  
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April Mason Core Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023

Announcements  

  • Meeting management

Proposals 

Category Title Proposal Type 
Capstone AVT 453: Professional Practices New 
ArtsFAVS 110: Reading and Making Media New 
Arts FAVS 260: Video Editing for Film Resubmission 
Social and Behavioral SciencesEDEP 110: Academic Success Through Self-Regulated Learning Resubmisison
Global HistoryHIST 394: Globalization and History New

Old Business 

  • Professional development workshops 
  • Mason Core Committee charge 

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March Mason Core Agenda

Meeting Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023

Announcements  

  • Meeting management 
  • UGE Announcements 

Proposals 

Category Title Proposal Type 
Capstone HAP 498: Internship in Healthcare Administration  New 
Literature ARAB 365: Black and Minority Cultures in Arabic Literature New 
Capstone MUSI 489: Music Technology Capstone New 

Old Business 

  • Mason Apex status 
  • Professional development workshops 

New Business 

  • Transfer credit discussion  
  • Update on catalog designations  
  • Mason Core Committee charge 
  • 2023-2024 Mason Core Committee meeting dates (Fall)