Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 Graduate Curriculum Submissions

The 2014-15 Curriculum Index is posted on the main Curriculum page.

TRIAL COURSES

1-Trial: GEOS F694 - Deformation and Metamorphism of Crystalline Rocks, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter graded; to be offered each spring, first offering Spring 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jochen Mezger
Assigned to: John Y.; Mike D.
11/4/2014: GAAC passed.
11/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-Trial: FISH / BIOL F694 - Physical Processes in Freshwater Ecosystems, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include graduate standing, and BIOL F483 or FISH F425 or FISH F650 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd years; effective Spring 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jeffrey Falke
Assigned to Donie B., Sean M.
11/4/2014: GAAC discussed.
12/2/2014: GAAC discussed. Email from instructor that course is under revision and offering date will be FALL 2015 instead.|
12/18/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

CARRY-OVERS FROM 2013-14 REVIEW CYCLE:

(2012-13) 49-GCCh.: Course Change (Stacked): ART F463 / F663 - Seminar in Art History, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [#154-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee]
Contact: David Mollett, x5657
Status: Assigned to Vince C., Donie B.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.
9/16/2013: Assignment updated/confirmed.
10/14/2013: Vince contacted instructors; awaiting revisions.
12/16/2013: GAAC discussed; Vince to follow up.
3/5/2014: Revised Format 2 and syllabi received and posted below.
4/17/2014: CRC passed undergraduate level of course.
4/14/2014: GAAC still reviewing. CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
9/30/2014: Assigned to: Donie B.; Amy L.
10/29/2914: Donie has emailed David M. at Art Dept.
5/22/2015: Notice to Carol H., David M. and Zoe J. that course review has stagnated; courses will need to be re-submitted by the department.

(2012-13) 50-GCCh.: Course Change (Stacked): ART F490 / F690 - Current Problems, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [#155-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee]
Contact: David Mollett, x5657
Status: Assigned to Vince C., Donie B.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.
9/16/2013: Assignment updated/confirmed.
10/14/2013: Vince contacted instructors; awaiting revisions.
12/16/2013: GAAC discussed; Vince to follow up.
3/5/2014: Revised Format 2 and syllabi received and posted below.
4/2/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
4/17/2014: CRC passed undergraduate level of course. CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
9/30/2014: Assigned to Donie B.; Amy L.
10/29/2914: Donie has emailed David M. at Art Dept.
5/22/2015: Notice to Carol H., David M. and Zoe J. that course review has stagnated; courses will need to be re-submitted by the department.

(2012-13) 52-GNC: New Course (Stacked): BIOL F435 / F635 - Introduction to Biology of Cancer[SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of BIOL F360 (formerly numbered F261) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall, effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013.
See also #157-UNC at Curric. Review Committee.
Contact: Andrej Podlutsky, x6759.
Status: Assigned to Lara H., John Y.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.
9/16/2013: Assignment updated.
9/25/2013: Curriculum Review Committee has approved undergraduate level of course as revised.
9/30/2013 GAAC: Lara has contacted instructor re further revisions.
3/5/2014: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
3/10/2014 and 3/31/2014: GAAC notes there are still problems. Lara waiting to hear back from instructor. CRC has approved undergraduate level of course. CARRY OVER TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
5/9/2014: Instructor emailed; no response.
9/30/2014: Lara H. will follow up.
10/6/2014: Revised syllabus received.
11/4/2014: GAAC discussed. Assigned to Lara H., Cheng-fu C.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Course and course stacking fully approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

(2013-14) 19-GNC: New Course: MATH F6xx - Topics in Geometry [SEE REVISION BELOW] course number will be F658; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded; course may be repeated for credit one time for a total of six credits due to variable content; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Leah Berman
Status: Assigned to Christina C.
12/16/2013: Discussed at GAAC; and again at 2/10/2014 meeting.
2/17/2014: Discussed further.
11/4/2014: Discussed at GAAC. Donie had conversation with David Maxwell on 10/14/2014. Amy L. will ask for a template. Cheng-fu C. and Amy L. assigned course on 11/4.
11/12/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved.
12/8/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.
4/13/2015: Course number will be MATH F658.

(2013-14) 22-GCCh.: Course Change: NRM F641 - Natural Resource Applications of Remote Sensing, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 4 credits (3+3); change number of credits from 4 to 3, removing lab component of the course, and change credit distribution to (3+0); change mode of delivery from lecture / lab to web-based only; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: David Verbyla
Status: Assigned to Mitch R., Amy L.
12/16/2013: GAAC discussed. Franz to follow up.
3/10/2014: Franz will follow up again.
4/14/2014: Still waiting on changes from instructor.
5/12/2014: Changes received and posted below.
9/30/2014: Donie B. to follow up.
12/2/2014: Mitch has contacted; revisions to syllabus requested.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved pending revisions.
2/20/2015: Course schedule added to Format 1 and syllabus posted below.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

(2013-14) 25-GNP: New Program: Graduate Certificate in Resilience and Adaptation: 12 required credits comprised of 9 credits of core courses (BIOL/NRM F616; ANTH F616; ECON F616; NRM F647; BIOL F649) and 3 credits of approved electives; effective Fall 2014 pending approvals of FS, BOR and NWCCU. [Received 1/13/2014; posted 1/15/2014; lacks prospectus for NWCCU.]
Contact: Larry Duffy
Status: Assigned to Amy L., Mike D.
3/28/2014: Revised program proposal submitted.
4/14/2014: Revisions received and discussed. Still problems in submission.
9/30/2014: Amy L. has emailed.
12/2/2014: Amy reported some brief contact and she will email again.

(2013-14) 26-GNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]ANTH / LING F635 - Political Media and Discourses of the American Right; [SEE REVISED BELOW] prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or instructor's permission; to be stacked as ANTH / LING F435 O; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approvals.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
2/27/2014: Core Review has approved the "O" designator. Copy of revised undergraduate syllabus included with 3/28 revision posted below.
3/10/2014: GAAC assigned reviewers.
4/14/2014: GAAC discussed and wants more differentiation of grad level from undergrad level.
5/8/2014: Revised 400-level syllabus received; revised Format 1 received -- posted below.
6/10/2014: Approval for Undergraduate level processed. GAAC still reviewing F635 grad level.
9/30/2014: Amy L. to follow up.
10/1/2014: Revised syllabus received; posted below.
10/14/2014: GAAC passed as revised.
11/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

28-GNC: COURSE WITHDRAWN New Course: CE F660B - Construction Project Management - Planning Phase, 1 credit (1+0); delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisite of ESM F450 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Keith Whitaker
Status: GAAC assigned reviewers.
4/14/2014: GAAC discussed and Elisabeth N. to follow up again. Needs more graduate level coursework. CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
9/30/2014: Amy L. to follow up.
12/3/2014: COURSE WITHDRAWN

29-GNC: COURSE WITHDRAWN New Course: CE F660C - Construction Project Management - Design Phase, 1 credit (1+0); delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisites include ESM F450 and CE F660B, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Keith Whitaker
Status: GAAC discussed and Elisabeth N. to follow up again. Needs more graduate level coursework. CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
9/30/2014: Amy L. to follow up.
12/3/2014: COURSE WITHDRAWN

30-GNC: COURSE WITHDRAWN New Course: CE F660D - Construction Project Management - Construction Phase, 1 credit (1+0); delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisites include ESM F450 and CE F660B, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Keith Whitaker
Status: GAAC discussed and Elisabeth N. to follow up again. Needs more graduate level coursework. CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2014 GAAC.
9/30/2014: Amy L. to follow up.
12/3/2014: COURSE WITHDRAWN

NEW SUBMISSIONS:

1-GNC: New Course: FISH F641 - Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management , 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FISH F487 or FISH F640 or graduate standing or instructor's permission; offered spring of odd years, first offering spring 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Gordon Kruse
Assigned to: Lara H.; John Y.
11/4/2014: GAAC approved.
11/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-GPCh.: Program Change: M.Ed. - Elementary Education : Change requirement of 6 credits of elective courses to 3 credits instead, effectively changing to one elective course from two; reduce overall minimum credits required from 33 to 30 credits; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt; Phil Patterson
Assigned to: Mike D.
11/4/2014: GAAC approved.
11/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-GPCh.: Program Change: M.A. - Northern Studies: Change the program name to Arctic and Northern Studies; no changes to degree requirements; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Mary Ehrlander
9/30/2014: GAAC reviewed and approved.
10/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-GCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F465 - Immunology, 3 credits (3+0); stack as DVM F606; correct F465 prerequisites by removing BIOL F111X and F112X and replacing with BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X (Catalog correction); prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Program or instructor's permission for graduate level; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Andrea Ferrante; Diane Wagner
Assigned to: Lara H.; Mike D.; Donie B.
11/4/2014: GAAC discussed. Invitation extended to VetMed faculty for discussion. Donie to follow up.
12/2/2014: GAAC discussed further.
3/4/2015: GAAC approved.
3/9/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-GNC: New Course: DVM F603 - Veterinary Science Research and Methods, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of acceptance into Professional Veterinary Program; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
9/30/2014: Assigned to: Lara H.; Donie B.
4/14/2015: Revisions received and posted.
4/15/2015: GAAC approved as revised.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-GNC: New Course: DVM F619 - Veterinary Neurobiology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 4 credits (3+3); prerequisite stated both as successful completion of first semester Veterinary courses, and prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Medical program; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Harris; Arleigh Reynolds
9/30/2014: Assigned to Lara H.; Donie B.
5/24/2015: Revisions were received; and posted on 5/26/2015.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-GNC: New Course: DVM F638 - Veterinary Parasitology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite stated both as successful completion of first semester Veterinary courses, and prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Medical program; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. BIOL F634 and MSL F688 crosslistings added.
Contact: Karsten Hueffer; Arleigh Reynolds
9/30/2014: Assigned to Lara H.; Donie B.
4/15/2015: Revisions received and posted on 4/20.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-GNC: New Course: DVM F639 - Veterinary Virology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite stated both as successful completion of first semester Veterinary courses, and prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Medical program; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. BIOL F6xx and MSL F6xx crosslistings added.
Contact: Karsten Hueffer; Arleigh Reynolds
9/30/2014: Assigned to Lara H.; Donie B.
3/2/2015: Revisions submitted and posted below.
4/14/2015: GAAC approved.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 9-GNC: New Course: PHYS F625 - Inverse Problems and Parameter Estimation, [SEE #37-GCCh INSTEAD] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as GEOS F627; prerequisites of MATH F202X and MATH F314, or instuctor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Curt Szuberla
9/30/2014: Assigned to John Y., Amy L.
01/22/2015: This paperwork is to cross-list with GEOS F627 -- SEE #37-GCCh. As GEOS F627 already exists, this new course submission is unnecessary and withdrawn. Cross-listing is now reflected in #37-GCCh. for GEOS F627.

10-GNC: New Course: FISH F605 - Communicating Science to the Public, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of graduate standing in the sciences or instructor's permission; letter graded; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Anne Beaudreau
9/30/2014: Assigned to Amy L.; Mike D.
11/4/2014: GAAC discussed. Mike following up.
12/2/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below. GAAC approved as revised.
12/8/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-GCCh.: Course Change: ANTH F625 - Human Osteology, 3 credits (3+0); change to 4 credits with a distribution of (3+3) to reflect addition of lab; course is currently stacked as ANTH F422; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. (Reference #17-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee.)
Contact: Brian Hemphill
Assigned to Jessie C., Amy L.
11/14/2014: CRC has approved the undergraduate level of the course.
02/03/2015: GAAC approved.
02/05/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-GNC: New Course: DVM F610 - Foundations of Veterinary Medicine I, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of acceptance into Professional Veterinary Program; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/9/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below. 2nd revised syllabus added on 4/13/2015.
4/14/2015: GAAC approved.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-GNC: New Course: DVM F611 - Foundations of Veterinary Medicine II, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of acceptance into Professional Veterinary Program; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/15/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
5/23/2015: Final revised syllabus received; added to Format 1 of 4/15/2015.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

14-GNC: New Course: DVM F616 - Functional Anatomy, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 8 credits (5+8), prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Program; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
[Crosslisted as MSL F618]
Contact: Ors Petnehazy, Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/9/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
4/13/2015: 2nd revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
4/15/2015: 3rd revised Format 1 and syllabus posted. GAAC approves as revised.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.
4/29/2015: Cross-listed as MSL F618 per OAR.

15-GNC: New Course: DVM F618 - Organ Systems Anatomy and Physiology, [SEE NEW TITLE AND REVISED BELOW] 7 credits (6+3); prerequisite of acceptance into the Professional Veterinary Program; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Harris, Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/9/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
4/11/2015: Second revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
4/14/2015: GAAC approved.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

16-GNC: New Course: DVM F623 - Veterinary Nutrition and Metabolism, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of "successful completion of first semester veterinary courses"; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. Cross-listed as MSL F613.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/17/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

17-GNC: New Course: DVM F625 - Principles of Diagnostic Imaging,[SEE REVISION BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); mode described as lectures and labs, however no lab component given in course distribution of 2+0; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Ors Petnehazy, Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/10/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
4/13/2015: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below with earlier format 1.|
4/14/2015: GAAC approved.
4/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

18-GNC: New Course: DVM F637 - Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of "successful completion of first semester veterinary courses"; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. Cross-listed as BIOL F632 and MSL F637.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/21/2015: Revisions received and posted below.
5/23/2015: Revised page one of Format 1 received and added to 4/21/2015 revised syllabus.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

19-GNC: New Course: DVM F640 - Veterinary Pathology / Biology of Disease I,[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 5 credits (4+3); prerequisite of "successful completion of first semester veterinary courses"; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. Cross-listed as BIOL F640 and MSL F642.
Contact: Molly Murphy, Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/15/2015: Revisions received; posted on 4/20/2015.
5/22/2015: Per email from Donie, to be voted upon by GAAC.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

20-GNC: New Course: DVM F648 - Food Animal Production and Food Safety, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of "successful completion of first semester veterinary courses"; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Lara H., Donie B.
4/17/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received; posted on 4/20/2015.
5/27/2015: GAAC approved via email, as revised.
5/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

21-GNC: New Course: HSEM F601 - Legal Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Management[SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

22-GNC: New Course: HSEM F603 - Disaster Management Policy, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

23-GNC: New Course: HSEM F605 - Community Planning in Emergency Management, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each spring; first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

24-GNC: New Course: HSEM F607 - Vulnerability and Protection, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

25-GNC: New Course: HSEM F609 - Human Security, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each summer, first offering summer 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

26-GNC: New Course: HSEM F611 - Security and Disaster Management, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online each spring; first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

27-GNC: New Course: HSEM F613 - International Disaster Management, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or permission of HSEM Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

28-GNC: New Course: HSEM F632 - Project Management, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as MBA F632; prerequisite of admission to the Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) online program or MBA program, or permission of MSDM or MBA Program Director; letter graded; to be offered online as demand warrants (special topics for spring 2015); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to Sean M., Mike D.
Status: 11/4/2014 - Received revised Format 1 and Syllabus posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

29-GNC: New Course: HSEM F665 - Strategic Collaboration, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as MBA F665; prerequisite of admission to the MSDM or MBA program; or permission of HSEM or MBA Program Director; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Keven Berry
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
Status: 11/4/2014 - Received revised Format 1 and Syllabus posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/14/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

30-GNC: New Course: HSEM F692 - Security and Disaster Management Seminar, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to MSDM program or permission of HSEM Program Director; course may be repeated 1 time for total of six credits; to be offered summer, first offering summer 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
Status: 11/4/2014 - Received revised Format 1 posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved as revised.
12/7/2014: Hold off on approval until a sample syllabus or syllabus template is reviewed.
02/02/2015: Syllabus received and posted below.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved as revised. (Newer revision of 2/17/2015 posted below.)
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

31-GNP: New Program: Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM), [SEE LINK BELOW] comprised of 30 credits with HSEM F601, F603, F605, F607, F609, F632 and F665 required; 6 credits from list of options; and a 3-credit capstone; program to be offered online; effective Fall 2015 pending all required approvals. SEE PDFs BELOW.
Contact: Cam Carlson, Sean McGee
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D.
11/4/2014: Received revised Format 3, posted below.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved. (Some discussion occurred re addition of information re student project to degree requirements -- but this was addressed by the program via email.)
February 2, 2015: Approved at Faculty Senate Meeting #204
April 11-12, 2015: Approved at Board of Regents Meeting (Bethel)
July 28, 2015: NWCCU Approval received at Provost's Office.

32-GPCh. Program Change: Master of Natural Resources Management and Geography (MNRMG): Change program name to Master of Natural Resources Management (MNRM) because the Geography program has moved away from the School of Natural Resources and Extension to CNMS; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Julie Joly
Assigned to Jessie C., Amy L.
10/30/2014: Signatures from CNSM received and added to Format 5 form.
02/03/2015: GAAC approved.
02/05/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

33-GCDr.: Course Drop: NRM / GEOG F463 / F663 - Wilderness Concepts, 3 credits (3+0); course is not required of any degrees; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Jessie C., Amy L.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved course drop.
12/8/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

34-GNP: New Program: Graduate Certificate in Sustainability of Marine Ecosystems: an interdisciplinary degree requiring a minimum of 12 credits; required courses include FISH F641, FISH F681, and ANTH/FISH/MSL F680 (an internship) for a total of six credits; and six credits from two categories of elective courses - Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, or petitioned elective(s); effective Fall 2015 pending all required approvals including BOR and NWCCU. [Note: Dean's Signature from SFOS requested and "en route."]
Contact: Ginny Eckert
Assigned to Lara H., Jessie C.
11/10/2014: Added signature page with Dean's signature included.
2/17/2015: GAAC discussed proposal with Ginny E. Revisions to be made.
CARRY OVER TO 15-16 REVIEW CYCLE.

35-GCCh.: Course Change: GEOS F482 / F682 - Geoscience Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change grading mode from letter graded to pass / fail; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Reference #26-UCCh.]
Contact: Carl Tape
Assigned to Mitch R., John Y.
02/03/2015: GAAC approved.
2/9/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

36-GCCh.: Course Change: GEOS F626 - Applied Seismology, 3 credits (3+0); change number of credits to 4 and change credit distribution to (3+3); change prerequisites by removing GEOS F431 / F631, and replacing with MATH F202X and MATH F314; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Carl Tape
Assigned to Mike D., Cheng-fu C.
2/17/2015: GAAC discussed. Mike D. to follow up.
2/20/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

37-GCCh.: Course Change: GEOS F627 - Inverse Problems and Parameter Estimation, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2+3) to reflect computational lab exercises which are required for the course; add cross-listing as PHYS F625; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Carl Tape (Curt Szuberla)
Assigned to Amy L., John Y.
1/22/2015: Cross-listing with PHYS F625 is now reflected in this submission (and #9-GNC has been withdrawn to reduce redundancy and confusion). Additional approval emails from Geosciences for the cross-listing.
2/4/2015: Impacts statement added; course description updated. Final revised version posted below.
02/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

38-GPCh.: Program Change: MS - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: change degree requirements so that two graduate courses in Wildlife Biology or Biological Sciences are required toward fulfilling 9 credits of required course work; require one course from among BIOL / WLF F602, or BIOL / WLF F604, or BIOL / WLF F680; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Perry Barboza
Assigned to Donie B., Mike D.
02/03/2015: GAAC approved.
02/05/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

39-GPCh.: Program Change: Master of Business Administration: The program will be made available online and thus changes to prerequisite courses required for the degree have been changed to self-study modules that are more flexible for students; MBA F675 is now required as a core course; and course options have been added to the concentrations (including three new courses, also submitted: MBA F674, MBA F627, MBA F642); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Liz Ross
Assigned to: Mike D., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved pending revisions to #41 and #42 below.
3/17/2015: Revisions to #41 and #42 received. Approval moved forward to provost.
3/17/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

40-GNC: New Course: MBA F627 - Business Law and Ethics, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0), prerequisite of admission to the MBA program; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering planned for spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to: Mike D., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved pending revisions to be sent in.
2/18/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below. GAAC approves as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

41-GNC: New Course: MBA F642 - Economics of Environmental and Business Sustainability, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the MBA program; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to: Mike D., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved pending revisions to be sent in.
3/17/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below; ready to move forward to provost.
3/17/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

42-GNC: New Course: MBA F674 - New Venture Development, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the MBA program; previously offered as a trial course; letter graded; to be offered each spring, first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to: Mike D., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved pending revisions to be sent in.
3/17/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below; ready to move forward to provost.
3/17/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

43-GPCh.: Program Change: M.Ed. - Counseling: Change to acceptance of applications from once per year to twice per year; remove elective credits from the School Counseling K-12 degree option; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Sue Renes
Assigned to Mike D., John Y.
12/2/2014: GAAC approved.
12/8/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

44-GPCh.: Program Change: Master of Education:[SEE REVISION BELOW] Along with editorial changes to the program descriptions and course titles, remove ED F669 as an option under #5 of program requirements for Focus on Alaska Context Courses, adding ED F682 to program requirements where it does not already occur. For the MEd in Elementary Education, reduce elective credits from 6 to 3; changing total number of required credits for that degree from 33 to 30. For the MEd in Online Innovation and Design, replace ED F432 with ED F659; make ED F654 a requirement; update title of ED 650 (major course change submitted). For the MEd in Special Education, make EDSE F625 and F677 required courses; revise the elective course blocks to reflect changed course titles and added / removed courses. Revise section on Praxis exams. Effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Phil Patterson, Sue Renes
Assigned to Mike D., John Y., Sean M.
12/2/2014: GAAC discussed; may invite program folks to discuss with committee.
2/17/2015: EDSC F407 course title corrected (per phone call from Gary J. and Karen E.).
2/17/2015: GAAC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

45-GCCh.: Course Change: ED F650 - Current Issues in Technology, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Current Topics in Educational Technology: Innovative Instruction and Leadership; remove prerequisites; update course description; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D., John Y.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

46-GPCh.: Program Change: K-12 Art Licensure Program toward MEd: Remove EDSE F482 from course option; update changed course titles; program listing updated with prior-year course changes already made; add EDSC F643 as new requirement approved in previous catalog year; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D., John Y.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

47-GPCh.: Program Change: Special Education K-12 Postbaccalaureate Certificate of Completion: Add EDSE F625 and EDSE F677 as required courses; change elective sections in degree requirements, revise section on Praxis exams; reflect course title changes and remove EDSE F681 course; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Phil Patterson
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D., John Y.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

48-GPCh.: Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program toward M.Ed. - Secondary Education: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Changes include removal of EDSE F482 from course options, and EDSC F631 as a required course; changes to program information concerning Academic Content Testing; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to: Sean M., Mike D., John Y.
2/17/2015: Course title corrected for EDSC F407 (per phone call from Gary J. and Karen E.).
2/17/2015: GAAC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

49-GNC: New Course: ED / CCS F618 / F418 - Cultural Atlases,[SEE REVISION BELOW; final course numbers assigned were ED F419 / F619 and CCS F418 / F618] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed with CCS and stacked as F418; prerequisite of ANTH F242; special condition of access to a computer and the internet; letter graded; grad level previously offered as a special topics; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Note: title is longer for F618 grad level of course.]
Contact: Sean Topkok
Assigned to Amy L.
1/29/2015: Revised syllabus received (see below).
2/17/2015: GAAC discussed. Donie or Amy to follow up.
3/6/2015: CRC requested a rubric - it's been added to the already revised syllabus below.
3/24/2015: GAAC discussed and instructor to be contacted. (3/25/2015: CRC has approved the undergraduate course level.)
3/27/2015: GAAC approved via email.
3/30/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
4/29/2015: Final course numbers assigned were ED F419 / F619 and CCS F418 / F618.

50-GPCh.: Program Change: BS / MS - Computer Science: changes to align the BS portion with 13-14 changes and update the MS portion of the degree program. To BS portion: addition of CS F371, CS F372, CS F411, and MATH F202X, and add option of EE F443 with CS F441 requirement; remove ENGL F314 W / O/2 from requirements. To MS portion: remove CS F611, CS F631, CS F641, CS F671; and add CS F600 (new course submission), CS F601 (new course submission), modify written comprehensive exam requirements and notes to the degree program; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Orion Lawlor
Assigned to Mitch R., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

51-GPCh.: Program Change: MS - Computer Science: Remove CS F611, CS F631, CS F641 and CS F671 from degree requirements, replacing with CS F600 and CS F601 (new course submissions); increase approved elective credits from 12 to 16; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Orion Lawlor
Assigned to Mitch R., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

52-GNC: New Course: CS F600 - Professional Software Development, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of CS F472 W/O; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jon Genetti
Assigned to Mitch R., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

53-GNC: New Course: CS F601 - Algorithms, Architecture and Languages, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisites include CS F331; CS F411; and CS F441 or EE F443; letter graded; to be offered every spring, first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Orion Lawlor
Assigned to Mitch R., Sean M.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

54-GCCh.: Course Change: CE F424 / F624 - Introduction to Permafrost Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as CE F624 (proposal indicates a different title of "Frozen Ground Engineering"); prerequisite for CE F424 is CE F326, and recommended courses; prerequisite for CE F624 is "training or experience in soil mechanics." Effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Yuri Shur
Assigned to Donie B., Jessica C.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

55-GNC: New Course: FISH F682 - Field Course in Salmon Management, 4 credits (no credit distribution provided); prerequisites include FIS F633 and STAT F401; to be offered in a compressed 3-week format; letter graded; to be offered alternate summers; Summer 2015 noted but will have to be next academic year (not this academic year).
Contact: Milo Adkison
Assigned to: Lara H., Mitch R.
2/17/2015: GAAC discussed. Safety issues brought up.
2/18/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
3/28/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

56-GNC: New Course: BIOL F6xx - Exercise Physiology, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as BIOL F4xx; prerequisites include BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X; or BIOL F310 for undergraduate level; graduate level prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Robert Coker, Diane Wagner
Assigned to Lara H., Mitch R.
2/17/2015: GAAC discussed. Graduate project needs more detail. (CRC has passed 400-level of course.)
3/30/2015: Revised syllabus for 600-level received and posted below.
4/6/2015: GAAC approved with revised syllabus.
4/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

57-GCCh.: Course Change: ENVE F643 - Air Pollution Management, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); bring the course out of "No Print" status as there is now faculty to teach it; add stacked level and cross-list as CE F443; change frequency of offering to spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Srijan Aggarwal
Assigned to: Jessie C., Mike D.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved. (Still under review at CRC for undergraduate level.)
3/4/2015: Revisions sent in for CRC review. CRC approved on 3/6/2015.
3/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

58-GNC: New Course: MSL F633 - Integrative Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F620, MSL F630, MSL F650, or MSL F660; letter graded; to be offered fall of odd years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Andrew McDonnell
Assigned to Mitch R.; Amy L.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

The following late submissions (April 20, 2015) will be re-numbered and reviewed in the Fall 2015 review cycle at GAAC:

59-GNC: New Course: DVM F710 - Foundations of Veterinary Medicine III, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of DVM F611; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016.
Contact: Lisa Lunn
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

60-GNC: New Course: DVM F714 - Preventative Veterinary Medicine, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of good standing in Vet Med program or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016.
Contact: Lisa Lunn
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

61-GNC: New Course: DVM F722 - Veterinary Pharmacology, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

62-GNC: New Course: DVM F724 - Veterinary Bioanalytical Pathology, 6 credits (5+2); prerequisite of good standing in Vet Med Program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning fall 2016.
Contact: Molly Murphy
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

63-GNC: New Course: DVM F741 - Biology of Disease II - Pathology of Organ Systems I, 4 credits (3+2); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016.
Contact: Molly Murphy
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

64-GNC: New Course: DVM F751 - Clinical Toxicology, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Status: Just received on April 20, 2015. To be reviewed by GAAC in 15-16 review cycle.

 
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