CST - Communication Studies and Theatre (formerly SPD)
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering. Experimental courses to test their viability as permanent offerings. Each offering of the course must be approved by the academic dean. An experimental course may be offered twice, after which the course must be approved following VCCS processes for adding new courses to the Master Course File. Credit/work ratio maximum 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.