2014-2015 Curriculum Review Cycle

Curriculum Submissions for Review

effective 2015-16

1-Core: New Course: MATH F110 X - Precalculus, 4 credits (4+1); request for "X" designation submitted to Core Review; prerequisite of placement into MATH F110X; letter graded; course offers a shorter path for better prepared students toward enrollment in Calc I; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Latrice Bowman
10/21/2014: Core Review approved request for X designator. Still under review at Curriculum Review Committee.
12/18/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

2-Core: Course Change: ED F412 W - Integrated Social Studies and Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); removal of the "W" writing intensive designation; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
10/21/2014: Core Review has discussed in conjunction with ED F486.
12/2/2014: Core approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.
02/06/2015: School of Education has retracted the request to remove the "W".
Back-up Email of 2/6/2015
(PDF)

3-Core: Core "O" Request: ED F486 O/2 - Media Literacy, 3 credits (3+0); change to full "O"; course is taken by students before year-long internship and capstone experience; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [See 4-Core, also.]
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
10/21/2014: Core Review has requested a syllabus revision.
12/2/2014: Core approved as revised.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Core: Core "W" Request: ED F486 O/2 - Media Literacy, 3 credits (3+0); addition of written-intensive designation to prepare students before year-long internship and capstone experience; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [See 3-Core, also.]
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
10/21/2014: Core Review has requested a syllabus revision.
12/2/2014: Core approved as revised (see revised syllabus with 3-Core above).
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-Core: Course Change: ANS F101 (h) - Introduction to Alaska Native Studies, 3 credits (3+0); request for "X" Core designation; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
10/21/2014: Core Review has discussed and requested more information.
12/2/2014: Core has denied the request.

6-Core: Core Course Compression: SOC F100X - Individual, Society and Culture (s), 3 credits (3+0); compression request for offering in Maymester 2015; submission includes both a Maymester syllabus and a 6-week syllabus; effective for Maymester 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kara Dillard
12/2/2014: Core discussed; discussion will continue at next meeting.
1/22/2015: Core approved.
1/28/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Core: Core Request to Drop "W": BIOL / CHEM F455 W O - Environmental Toxicology: request to remove the "W"-intensive designation from the course which includes both cross-listings. This change does not affect the graduate levels of the stacked course: BIOL F656 and CHEM F655.
Late arrival received 12/8/2014.
Contact: Todd O'Hara
1/22/2015: Core approved dropping the "W" designation.
1/28/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-Core: Core "W" Request: ANS F478 W - Alaska Native Studies Senior Thesis, 3 credits (3+0); capstone course, prerequisites of senior standing and ANS F350 and RD F350 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Spring 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Benson, Jenny Bell-Jones
Status: Received and posted 2/25/2015
3/5/2015: Core Review approved the "W" designation with the addition of "ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X" as prerequisites.

9-Core: Core "X" Request: MATH F108 - Trigonometry, 2-3 credits (2-3+0); Change course number to F152 as part of the Math Alignment project; and add the "X" designation to the course; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Status: Received and posted on 3/17/2015.
4/2/2015: Core Review approved the "X" designation.
4/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

 
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