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CAA to discuss new courses, revisions

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 9, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet to discuss the addition and revision of courses Thursday to in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. ANT 3258, The Anthropology of Violence & Warfare, will be voted on as a new course. The course would be worth 3 credits and would start being offered in the...

Criminology, criminal justice not just for police officers

Hannah Shillo, Campus Reporter

December 3, 2018


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The Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology department is home to the new criminology and criminal justice major offered on Eastern’s campus for the first time at the beginning of this semester. Michael Gillespie, professor in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology department, said the major s...

CAA discusses interdisciplinary programs, geology and geography

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 2, 2017


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A lack of faculty members has left the geology and geography department with some challenges, but they have been working on keeping the program up-to-date, according to Diane Burns, chair of the geology and geography department. Burns presented her programs’ evolution over the past couple of years...

CAA adds criminology major, changes chemistry name

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 8, 2016


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  The Council on Academic Affairs passed a new criminology major and changed the name of the chemistry department to chemistry and biochemistry at their meeting Thursday. Darren Hendrickson, the chair of the sociology and anthropology department who introduced the major, said the idea for...

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