Curriculum submissions for the 2016-17 review cycle

1-Core:  Course Change: BA F254 - Personal Finance, 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; and add the (s) designation to course title; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 12/07/2016: Core approved.
12/12/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-Core: Course Change: ANS F111 - History of Alaska Natives (s), 3 credits (3+0); change title to History of Colonization in Alaska: the Indigenous Response; remove cross-listing with HIST F110; change frequency of offering by adding each spring; add "X" designation for GER (to be reviewed at Core Review Committee); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 36-UCCh. at Curriculum Review Committee]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Status: 12/07/2016: Core approved.
12/12/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-Core: Course Drop: ANS F472W - Rural Alaska, Natives and the Press, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years and is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 40-UCDr. at Curriculum Review Committee]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Status: 11/09/2016: Core approved.
11/15/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Core: Course Compression: PS F300X - Ethics and Society, 3 credits (3+0); compression for teaching over 'Mesters (Wintermester; Maymester); effective upon approval.
Contact: Alex Hirsch
Status: 11/09/2016: Core approved.
11/15/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-Core: Course Change: BA F281 - Sports Management,[SEE REVISED BELOW} 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option; change title to Introduction to Sports Management; crosslist as SPRT;  effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Josh Lupinek
Status: Core approved as revised (to add "s" classification).
12/12/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

GER Alignment Course Changes and New Course:

Memo from English Department (PDF)
ENGL - WRTG Omnibus Document from CLA Curriculum Council (PDF)

6-Core:  Course Change: ENGL F111X - Introduction to Academic Writing, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing Across Contexts; prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Stanley
Status: 12/07/2016: Core has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
01/10/2017: Minor revisions to Format 2 clarifying prerequisites posted below.
01/11/2017: Updated syllabus attached to PDF below.  Core has approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Core: Course Change: ENGL F211X - Academic Writing about Literature, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Humanities; prerequisite of ENGL F111X or its equivalent; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Stanley
Status: 12/07/2016: Core has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
01/10/2017: Minor revisions to Format 2 clarifying prerequisites posted below.
01/11/2017: Updated syllabus attached to PDF below. Core has approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-Core: Course Change: ENGL F212 - Business, Grant and Report Writing, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Professions; add the "X" core designation; prerequisite of WRTG F111X; sophomore standing recommended; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rich Carr
Status: 12/07/2016: Core has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
01/10/2017: Minor revisions to Format 2 clarifying prerequisites posted below.
01/11/2017: Updated syllabus attached to PDF below. Core has approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

9-Core: Course Change: ENGL F213X - Academic Writing about the Social and Natural Sciences, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Sciences; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Stanley
Status: 12/07/2016: Core has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
01/10/2017: Minor revisions to Format 2 clarifying prerequisites posted below.
01/11/2017: Updated syllabus attached to PDF below.  Core has approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

10-Core: Course Drop: ENGL F313 - Writing Nonfiction Prose, 3 credits (3+0); course has  not been taught since spring of 2011 and was replaced by ENGL F273 (which was later replaced with ENGL F377 when new Creative Writing Minor was created); effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Daryl Farmer
Status: 12/07/2016: Core approved.
12/12/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-Core: New Course: WRTG F214X - Arguing Across Contexts, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of WRTG F111X; letter-graded; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Reference #67-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.
Contact: Rich Carr
Status: 12/07/2016: Core has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
01/10/2017: Minor revisions to Format 1 clarifying prerequisites posted below.
01/11/2017: Updated syllabus attached to PDF below. Core has approved as revised.
As of 01/23/2017: Still under review at Curriculum Review Committee.
02/13/2017: Course description corrected via CRC. Final version posted below:
02/23/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-Core: Course Change: PS F101 - Introduction to American Government and Politics, 3 credits (3+0);  add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Amy Lovecraft
Status: Received 2/13/2017; posted 2/14/2017. To be reviewed.
02/24/2017: Core Review approved.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-Core: Course Change: PS F221 - International Politics[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits; add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Frequency of offering will be each fall.
(Reference 91-UCCh Carry-over course at CRC; approved 10/26/2016).
Contact: Amy Lovecraft
Status: Received 2/13/2017; posted 2/14/2017. To be reviewed.
02/24/2017: Core Review discussed.  Course frequency of offering needs to be changed in order to approve for the "X" (must be offered each year).
02/27/2017: Frequency of offering change to each fall was approved.  See final revised version below. Core Review has approved.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 14-Core: Course Change: PS F272 - After Evil, WITHDRAWN 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; add the (s) designation (unclear if removing or keeping the "h" designation); effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Amy Lovecraft
Status: Received 2/13/2017; posted 2/14/2017. To be reviewed.

02/24/2017: Core Review discussed.  Course frequency of offering needs to be changed in order to approve for the "X" (must be offered each year).
03/15/2017: This course technically does not exist.  It was based upon a prior course change that did not occur, rendering this request moot. WITHDRAWN

15-Core: Course Drop: COMM F180X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); with merging of Communication and Journalism departments, the course is being merged with JRN F101X - Media and Culture (COJO F101X); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [No paperwork has been received regarding JRN F101X being changed to COJO F101X -- has OAR seen any revision?]
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: Received 2/13/2017; posted 2/18/2017. To be reviewed.
02/24/2017: Core Review approved drop.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

16-Core: Course Changes: CHNS F101 - Elementary Chinese I, and CHNS F102 - Elementary Chinese II, 5 credits each (5+0+0); add the X designation for GER humanities / language courses; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rosalind Kan

Status: 02/24/2017: Course reviewed. Can be approved if frequency of offering is every year.  Changes have been made and submitted - copy below.  Core Review approves.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

17-Core: Course Change: GER X Request: JUST F251 - Criminology,  [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); add "X" for GERs; remove prerequisite of JUST F110; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  
Contact: Rob Duke
Status: Core to review.
03/27/2017: Revised submission received and posted below.
03/28/2017: Core has approved electronically via email.
04/02/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN  18-Core: Course Change: LING F216X - Languages of the World, 3 credits (3+0); request to change frequency of offering from each fall to "as demand warrants" due to loss of faculty positions.
Contact: Patrick Marlow
Status: Department has WITHDRAWN this change.

19-Core: Minor Course Change: GEOS F111 X - Earth and Environment: Elements of Physical Geography, 4 credits (3+3); change frequency of offering from every fall and spring to every fall; effective fall 2017 upon approvals (if in time).
Contact: Chris Maio
Status: 04/18/2017: Sent to Core / GER Committee Chair for review.
04/18/2017: Approved by Chair. Sent to OAR as minor change.

20-Core: Course Change: JUST / HUMS F125 - Introduction to Addictive Processes, 3 credits (3+0); add "X" for GERs; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rob Duke
Status: Received and posted 04/24/2017. Emailed copy to Core / GER Chair. Committee approved 04/28/2017.

04/29/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

105-UCDr.: Course Drop: NRM F405 W - Senior Thesis in Natural Resources Management I, 2 credits (2+0); program requirements have been changed and course is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Late arrival of April 4, 2017.
Contact: David Valentine
Status: Curriculum Review Committee and Core / GER Review Committee both approved.
04/14/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

109-UCDr.: Course Drop:  GEOS F100X - Introduction to Earth Sciences, 4 credits (3+3+0); course has not been taught in over five years and is not required by nor recommended by any departments; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Status: Curriculum Review Committee and Core / GER Review Committee both approved.
04/23/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

 

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