UAF Governance

2012-13 Core Curriculum Review Cycle

1-Core: Core Course "W" Request: BIOL F4xx - Metabolism and Biochemistry [SEE REVISED BELOW - COURSE TO BE NUMBERED F403 W], 4 credits (1.5+7.5); new course Format 1 submitted; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGLS F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X; BIOL F3xx - Cell and Molecular Biology (course change submitted changing it from BIOL F261 to 3xx); or permission of instructor; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013.
Related: This item is #52-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Barbara Taylor, x2487.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review discussed and clarification by instructor requested.
2/28/2013: Final revised syllabus (with diagnostic writing assignment added) received and posted below.  Core Review Committee has approved.
3/10/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-Core: Core Course "W" Request: JRN F433 - Public Relations Techniques [COURSE NUMBER WILL BE JRN F432 INSTEAD], 3 credits (3+0); new course (format 1 submitted); prerequisites include ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, JRN F202, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Related: #76-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Lynne Lott, x6245.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review Committee approved.
12/7/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

3-Core: Core Course "O" Request: BIOL F476 - Ecosystem Ecology, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); existing course; add O designator for Group (medium or large class); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Tamara Harms, x6117.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review discussed and clarification by instructor requested.
2/25/2013:  Revisions received.  Posted below 2/26/2013.
3/4/2013:  Final revisions received and Core Review has approved.
3/10/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Core: Core Course "W" Request: GEOS F499 - Geology and Geophysics Senior Thesis, 2 credits (0+0+2); prerequisites of a major in Geology / Geophysics with senior standing and a GPA of 3.2 or higher; completion of minimum of 2 credits of GEOS F498 on an approved project; and approved proposal submission; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Erin Pettit, x5389.
Status: WITHDRAWN; 499 is a reserved course number for generic thesis credits and may not carry a core designation.

5-Core: Core "O" Designator Request: EDSC F472 - Secondary Teaching: School Internship II and Seminar [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW], 3 credits (1+0+4-16); request for "O" - Public - Large class emphasis; effective Fall 2013.
Related course change: #35-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Diane Noble, x6180.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review discussed and clarification by instructor requested.
[Reference 35-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee.]
11/14/2012: Revisions received and posted - see below.
2/8/2013: Revisions received from Curriculum Review Committee Chair which are dated 11/20/2012.
FYI to Core Review: Curriculum Review Committee has approved the Format 2 as revised (copied below).  Core Review Committee has approved as of 2/26/2013.
3/7/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-Core: New Core "X" Course: BIOL F1xx X - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; Format 8 also submitted for "X"; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Related: #41-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Andrea Bersamin, x6129.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review discussion.
2/26/2013: Core Review has approved.
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Core: New Core "X" Course: BIOL F102X - Biology of Sex, NEW NUMBER IS F101X  4 credits (3+3); Format 8 core course paperwork submitted; prerequisites include high school algebra; placement in ENGL F111X; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Related: #42-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950.
Status: 11/5/2012: Core Review discussion.
2/25/2013: Core Review approved with minor revisions to Format and Syllabus, posted below:
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page. NEW NUMBER IS F101X

8-Core: Drop Core "W" Course: THR F412 W - Theatre History II (h), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in many years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Bethany Marx, x5365.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC has approved course drop; to also be reviewed at Core Review.
11/5/2012: Core Review Committee approved.
11/15/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

9-Core: Core Course "O/2" Request:  ACCT F414 - Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, 3 credits (3+0); request for "O/2" designator for "Public (large class); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Charlie Sparks, x5037.
Status: 2/25/2013: Core Review Committee approved upon receipt of revisions (below):
3/4/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

10-Core: Core Course "W" Request: ACCT F472 - Advanced Auditing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ACCT F362 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013.  [Note: new course title will be "Internal and Governmental Auditing"]
Contact: Charlie Sparks, x5037.
Status: 2/26/2013: Core Review has approved.
3/4/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

11-Core: Core Course "O/2" Request: HSEM F445 - Business Continuity and Crisis Management, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); O/2 designation for Public (large class); prerequisites include ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X or 213X ; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; HSEM F301 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x4622.
Status: 2/26/2013: Core Review has approved pending addition of ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X or 213X; COMM F131X and COMM F141X to prerequisites; and further clarifications which have been made and are posted below.
3/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

12-Core: Core Course "W" Request: HSEM F445 - Business Continuity and Crisis Management, [SEE REVISED BELOW]  3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X or 213X ; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; HSEM F301 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x4622.
Status: 2/26/2013: Core Review has approved pending addition of ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X or 213X to prerequisites; and further clarifications which have been made and are posted below.
3/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

13-Core:  Core Course "W" Request: JRN F302 W - Reporting, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include JRN F101, JRN F202, JRN F251 [ADD ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X] or instructor's permission; effective Fall 2013. (Related to 137-UNC)
Contact: Brian O'Donoghue, x6247
Status: 2/26/2013: Core Review has requested changes to prerequisites. Instructor emailed.
Changed OK'd by department.
3/18/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

14-Core: Core Course "O" Request: JRN F454 - Advanced TV News Production, 3 credits (1+6); title change to "Newscast"; request for Public (medium to large class) designation; effective Fall 2013. (Related to 138-UCCh.)
Contact: Robert Prince, x6249.
Status: 2/26/2013: Core Review has requested changes to prerequisites. Instructor emailed.
3/6/2013: Core Review has approved upon receipt of revised Format 6 and syllabus, posted below:
3/12/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

15-Core: Core Course "O/2" Request: PSY F469 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add Oral intensive designator  of O/2 (Format 6 submitted); update course description; remove junior standing from F469 prerequisites and add COMM F131X or COMM F141X; change frequency of offering to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Janet Schichnes, 6163.
Status: 4/26/2013: Revised syllabus with sample rubric received and posted below.  Core Review has approved the "O/2" request as revised.
Reference #157-UCCh. at Curriculum Review; and #53-GCCh. at GAAC (GAAC has approved course).
3/5/2014: UPDATE -- Course WITHDRAWN

16-Core: Core "X" Request: COMM F121X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery course proposed for offering fall, spring and summer; online delivery via Blackboard; course intended to be a third option along with COMM F131X and F141X to fulfill general education / core communication requirement; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Reference #192-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.]
Contact: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 4/16/2013:  Core Review Committee approved the "X" designator. Course is still under review at Curriculum Review Committee. - (Reference #192-UNC.)

17-Core: Core "O" Request: JUST F452 - Comparative Criminology, 3 credits (3+0); Public - small class Oral designation requested; prerequisites of JUST F110 and JUST F251 [or instructor's permission - noted on syllabus but not on Format 1] and COMM F131X or F141X; proposal indicates "independent study" and 6 hours lecture per week, and syllabus indicates summer session offering; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Reference #193-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.  New course number will be F453.]
Contact: Rob Duke, x6501.
Status: 4/16/2013: Core Review Committee approved upon addition of COMM F131X or COMM F141X to prerequisites.  Revised syllabus showing added prerequisites has been received and posted below. Curriculum Review approved course as of 5/3/2013.
5/10/2013: Provost approved. 
See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.