Curriculum Review Committee - Spring 2008 Course / Program Requests

This page has been created to assist the Curriculum Review Committee members with tracking the Spring 2008 Cycle of Course Requests, as well as provide access to any electronic copies of the requests. Currently, the link to this page is only advertised to committee members for internal use. Your suggestions, corrections and comments are welcomed. Please send them to Jayne Harvie, fysenat@uaf.edu or call me x7964.

Committee's Annual Report for 2007-2008 (PDF 13 KB)

Most current 10-day notice memorandum sent to deans/dept. heads with undergraduate requests list: March 27, 2008 Memo (PDF 17 KB)

The table shown below is current as of May 14, 2008.

The table below contains links for downloading electronic versions of course requests if they are available from the originating department:

E-copies of Course Requests
Course Listing Number
Dept./Unit
Course Request Description
Electronic File for Download
Status in Committee
129. CEM, Elec/Computer Engineering NEW COURSE:  CE 424 - Introduction to Permafrost Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); to be offered alternate Spring; effective Spring 2009. CE 424 (PDF 594 KB) 4-21: Rec'd revised syllabus hard copy. Cmte approved.
4-22: Sent to Provost.
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
130.

SNRAS, NRM

NEW COURSE:  NRM 360 - GIS and Remote Sensing for Natural Resources, 3 credits (1.5+1.5); to be offered Spring of even years, first offered Spring of 2010. (need syllabus)

Revised Format 1 (PDF 47 KB)

Revised Syllabus (PDF 95 KB)

3-27-08 revised paperwork received; has committee approval.

Provost Approved
3-31-08

131.

CLA, History

NEW COURSE:  HIST 123 - African Studies: Introduction to Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa, 3 credits (3+0); to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2008. HIST 123 - only hard copy received; e-copy has been requested.

(Bob Arundale - provided revisions..)

5/6/08: Approved by Provost

5/21/08: Melissa called to change course number to HIST 124.

132. CLA, Journalism NEW COURSE:  JRN 290 - Digital Video Editing, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed with FLM 290; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2009. JRN 290 (RTF 189 KB)
[Syllabus just needs Disabilities stmt. - as of 4-21-08]

Committee Approved
3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

133. CLA, Alaska Native Studies NEW COURSE:  ANS 150 (s) - Topics in Alaska Regional Cultures, 1-3 credits
(1-3+0); credits vary from 1-3 and course is repeatable for up to 9 credits; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2009.

Rev. ANS 150 (RTF 229 KB)

Rev. Syllabus (DOC 48 KB)

4-4-08: Approved pending receipt of revised paperwork.
4-15-08: Rec'd paperwork.
4-22-08: Sent to Provost.
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

134. CLA, Social Work CHANGE COURSE:  SWK 306W – Social Welfare: Policies and Issues, 3 credits (3+0); drop the writing intensive designator; offered Spring; effective Spring 2009.

TO CORE REVIEW
SWK 306 (RTF 90 KB)

TO CORE REVIEW
5/9/08: Approved by Provost

135. CLA, Social Work CHANGE COURSE:  SWK 342O - Human Behavior in the Social Environment II, 3 credits (3+0); drop the oral intensive designator; offered Spring; effective Spring 2009. TO CORE REVIEW
SWK 342 (RTF 41 KB)
TO CORE REVIEW
5/9/08: Approved by Provost
136.

CNSM, Biology & Wildlife

CHANGE COURSE: WLF 201 - Wildlife Management Principles, 3 credits (2+3); change prerequisites to add WLF 101, NRM 101; offered Spring; effective Spring 2009. E-copy has been requested. 4-4-08: Approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
137. CNSM,
Chemistry and Biochemistry
CHANGE COURSE:  CHEM 212 (n) - Chemical Equilibrium and Analysis, 3 credits (3+0); change to 4 credits, (3+3); change catalog description to reflect lab portion; offered Fall; effective Fall 2008. CHEM 212 (RTF 172 KB)

Committee Approved 3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

138. CNSM,
Mathematics & Statistics
CHANGE COURSE:  MATH 401W - Advanced Calculus, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Introduction to Real Analysis; change catalog description; offered Fall, effective Fall 2008.  E-copy has been requested.

Committee Approved
3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

139. CNSM,
Mathematics & Statistics
CHANGE COURSE: MATH 402 - Advanced Calculus, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Intermediate Real Analysis; change catalog description; change frequency of offering to as demand warrants; effective Fall 2008. E-copy has been requested.

Committee Approved
3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

140.

SOM, Business Administration

NEW COURSE: BA 305 - Leadership Alaska: Making a Difference, 4 credits (4+0); cross-listed with LEAD 305; year-long seminar and practicum; letter grades; not repeatable; effective Fall 2008.

Revised BA 305 (DOC 132 KB)

Revised Syllabus (DOC 92 KB)

4-4-08: Approved pending revised paperwork.
4-15-08: Received revisions.
4-22-08: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

141. CRCD, Ethnobotany NEW COURSE: EBOT 200 - Seminar in Ethnobotany, 1 credit (1.5+0); to be offered distance delivery and on-site at Kuskokwim Campus; course format varies to accommodate teaching locations; letter grade; not repeatable; to be offered Spring; effective Spring 2009.

EBOT 200 (RTF 187 KB) updated

Syllabus (DOC 78 KB)

4-4-08: updated format 1 received and committee approval indicated in email from Nicola.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

142. CRCD, Ethnobotany NEW COURSE: EBOT 210 - Ethical Wildcrafting, 1 credit, (1+0); to be offered distance delivery and on-site at Kuskokwim Campus; course format varies to accommodate teaching locations; letter grade; not repeatable; to be offered Fall; effective Fall 2008.

EBOT 210 (RTF 187 KB) updated

Syllabus

4-4-08: updated format 1 received and committee approval indicated in email from Nicola.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
143. CRCD/TVC, Information Technology Specialist Pgm NEW COURSE: CIOS 250 - Intermediate Networking and LAN Infrastructure, 4 credits (4+0); to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2009. CIOS 250 (DOC 180 KB)

Committee Approved
3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

144. CRCD/TVC, Information Technology Specialist Pgm NEW COURSE: CIOS 252 - Advanced Network Infrastructure Services, 4 credits (4+0); to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2009. CIOS 252 (DOC 187 KB)

Committee Approved
3-21-08
Sent to Provost 3-24-08
Provost Approved 3-26-08

145. CRCD, Tribal Management NEW COURSE: TM 274 - Introduction to RIFDS, 1 credit (1+0) in a 2-day format combined with a follow-up audio conference; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2008. TM 274 (PDF 374 KB)
Rev. Pg 1 - title change (PDF)
Rev. Syllabus (DOC 54 KB)

4-4-08: Approved pending revised syllabus.
4-16: Rec'd revised pg 1 of form and syllabus.
4-22: Sent to Provost.
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

146. CRCD, DANRD, Rural Dev. DROP COURSE: RD 256 – Co-Management of Renewable Resources (s), 3 credits (3+0); effective Fall 2008. RD 256 (DOC 103 KB)
4-21: signed copy received
4-4-08: Drop approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
147. CNSM, Biology & Wildlife CHANGE COURSE: WLF 101 – Survey of Wildlife Science, 1.5 credits (1+0+1.5); change from lecture to lecture and field camps; change from Spring to Fall; effective Fall 2008. Rev. WLF 101 (PDF 75 KB)

4-4-08: Approved by Committee.

4-15: Rec'd revision.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

148. CNSM, Biology & Wildlife PROGRAM CHANGE: B.S., Wildlife Biology – Delete NRM/WLF 431 course requirement and replace with NRM 204; effective Fall 2008. BS Wildlife Biology (PDF 40 KB) 4-4-08: Approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
149. Graduate School, INDS Programs NEW Special Topics: INDS 193 – Interdisciplinary Portfolio Development, 1 credit (1+0); graded Pass/Fail; repeatable for up to 3 credits; to be offered Fall and Spring; effective Fall 2008. INDS 192 (DOC 201 KB)

3-27-08 This will be a Special Topics instead.
Withdrawn.
(Rainer Newberry)

150. CNSM, Biology & Wildlife CHANGE COURSE: WLF 460 – Wildlife Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); add a lab component and change to 4 credits, (3+3); change course description; offered Fall; effective Fall 2008. Rev. WLF 460 (PDF 103 KB)

4-4-08: Approved by Committee.

4-15: Rec'd revision.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.

151. CRCD, Allied Health PROGRAM CHANGE:  A.A.S., Medical Assistant – Replace the ABUS 108 typing class with HLTH 236, Health Care Reimbursement; effective Fall 2008. A.A.S. - Medical Assistant (PDF 265 KB) 4-4-08: Approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
152. CRCD, Allied Health PROGRAM CHANGE:  Certificate, Medical Assistant – Replace the ABUS 108 typing class with HLTH 236, Health Care Reimbursement; effective Fall 2008.

Cert.-Med. Asst. (PDF 279 KB)

4-4-08: Approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
153. CRCD, Allied Health PROGRAM CHANGE:  Certificate, Medical Dental Reception – Replace the ABUS 108 typing class with HLTH 236, Health Care Reimbursement; effective Fall 2008. Cert.-Dental Reception (PDF 219 KB) 4-4-08: Approved by Committee.
4-22: Sent to Provost
4-24-08: Approved by Provost.
   
Table updated 5/14/2008