2017-18 Graduate Curriculum Review Cycle

Catalog Deadline is March 5, 2018 for program and course changes.

UAF Syllabus Requirements Checklist (PDF)

 
CARRYOVER from 2016-17:
 
45-GNC: New Course (Stacked): REVISED DVM F4xx/6xx - Skeleton Articulation (PDF), 1 credit (0.3+2.5+0); to be offered each spring (seeking a permanent course number for regular offering and Catalog listing); prerequisite for undergrad level is BIOL F213 or BIOL F214 or BIOL F310 or permission of instructor; prerequisite for graduate level is good standing in veterinary program and/or up-to-date rabies vaccination/titer; letter-graded; effective fall 2017 upon approvals.
Contact: Megan Hoffman
Status: CRC: approved undergraduate level of new course
GAAC: 05-04-2017- GAAC would still like further revisions to the graduate level of the course.  Has been communicated to C. Griseto and carried forward to 2017-18 review cycle.  
09-01-2017- will be reassigned for review.
09-22-2017- Withdrawn 
 
45-GCDr: Course Drop: JRN/NORS F640 - Ethics and Reporting in the Far North(PDF), 3 credits (3+0); being dropped as a moldy course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Note: Email attached a approval from Alaska and Northern Studies Department.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 04-20-2017- No update, to be reviewed 2017-18 review cycle
09-01-2017- GAAC assigned to Mike D.
09-22-2017- Mike D. suggested dropping - did not have a quorum to vote.
10-13-17- Passed to drop.
 
47-GNC: New Course: ACNS F689 - Thesis Writing Workshop(PDF), 3 credits (3+0+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; repeatable 4 times for maximum 12 credits; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Alex Hirsch
Status: 05-04-2017- GACC discussed briefly.  Received too late for review.
09-22-17- Assigned to Ghosh & Sean T.
10-13-17- Emailed faculty contact. 
 
TRIAL Courses:
 
1-GTrial - Trial Course: ART/COJO F494/F694 - History of Photography, 3 credits (3+0+0); prerequisites include WRTG F11x or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered Spring 2018 upon approval.
 COJO F494 - History of Photography (PDF) - Cross listed with ART F494 & Stacked with COJO F694
ART F494 - History of Photography (PDF) - Cross listed with COJO F494 & Stacked with ART F694
Contact: Zoe Jones
Status: 09-25-2017 received
10-10-17: Approved by CRC
10-13-17- Assigned to Mike D., Amanda, Falk
11-3-17: Approved by GAAC
11-6-17: Sent to Provost for approval
11-7-17: Approved by Provost  
 
NEW Submissions:
 
1-GCD - Course Deactivation: FISH F652 - Electrophor In Fisheries (CourseLeaf login required); effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Milo Adkison
Status: 09-22-2017 - GAAC assigned  to Don
10-13-17- Passed to Drop
10-25-17 - Approved by Provost
 
2-GPCh - Program Change - MA: English (CourseLeaf login required) - changed electives; select two of the following: ENGL F603, ENGL F604, ENGL F606, or ENGL F607 and select two of the following: ENGL F609, ENGL F611, ENGL F612, or ENGL F620; effective fall 2018 upon approval
Contact: Rich Carr 
Status: 09-28-2017- Received 
9-29-17- Rolled back to initiator per initiator's request.
11-9-17 - Changes were considered minor and approved by CLA Dean 
 
3-GNC - New Course - ART F456/F656: Ceramic Materials (CouresLeaf Login required), 3 Credits (1+4+0) - letter graded - frequency of offering: fall even-numbered years - effective Fall 2018 upon approval
Contact: Zoe Marie Jones 
Status: 10-26-17: Received by CRC  
 
4-GCD - Course Deletion - PETE F696S: Graduate Summer Research (CourseLeaf login required) - effective Fall 2018 upon approval
Contact: Kim Fisher
Status: 10-27-17: Received
11-3-17: Assigned to Roman, Jen, & John
 
5-GPCh - Program Change - PHD: Interdisciplinary Studies (CourseLeaf login required) - added admission requirements: submit GRE scores (scores must be less than 5 years old); complete a master's degree; in consultation with a UAF faculty member, prepare and submit: statement of academic goals, research prospectus, proposed graduate study plan; other materials: resume, official transcripts, two academci letters of recommendation, two letters of endorsement from two proposed PhD advisory committee members (one from UAF committee chair and one from a different department) - minimum requirements for degree: 36 credits - added degree requirements: Thesis credits (F699): 18; Coursework: 9; additional course work or thesis credits: 9; Pass an oral defense of the written research proposal (this may be the oral comprehensive exam) - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Michelle Baumann 
Status: 10-31-17: Received
11-3-17: Assigned to Robin & John
11-17-17: Approved by GAAC & Sent to Provost in Courseleaf
11-17-17: Approved by Provost
 
6-GCCh - Course Change - MSL F661: Stable Isotope Techniques in Environmental Research (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - removed prerequisites effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Matthew Wooler
Status: 11-1-17: Received
11-3-17: Assigned to Anne & Cheryl
11-14-17: Rolled back to the initiator
11-15-17: Received by GAAC
11-17-17: Approved by GAAC & Sent to Provost in Courseleaf
11-17-17: Approved by Provost
 
7-GPCh - Program Change - MBA: Business Administration (CourseLeaf login required) - changed Abbreviated Program Title to M.B.A. - changed admissions requirements - changed Concentrations to General Management, STEM - removed courses listed in the STEM requirements; changed description of requirements. 
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 11-2-17: Received 
11-3-17: Assigned to Sean M. & Mike D.
 
8-GCCh - Course Change - GEOS F670: Selected Topics in Volcanology (CourseLeaf login required), 2 credits (2+0+0) - changed credits - changed prerequisites to Graduate standing or permission of instructor - added seminar to mode of delivery - changed lecture hours to 2 - changed course repeatability to 3 repeats for maximum of 6 credits - changed grading system to pass/fail - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Jessica Larsen
Status: 11-3-17: Received
11-20-17: Approved by GAAC & Sent to Provost in Courseleaf
11-21-17: Approved by Provost
 
9-GCCh - Course Change - ED F673: Literacy in the Content Area (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - name changed - course description changed - added prerequisite ED F670 - letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Maureen Hogan 
Status: 11-6-17: Received 
 
10-GCCh - Course Change - ED F670: Developing Literacy: ECE-12 (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - changed name - changed course description - added prerequisite LING F602 - removed restrictions - changed frequency of offering to Spring - letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Maureen Hogan  
 Status: 11-6-17: Received
 
11-GCD - Course Deletion - ED F642: Portfolio Preparation: Integrating Theory and Practice (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (2+0+0) - request deletion - last offered Fall 2004 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Jann Laiti 
Status: 11-6-17: Received
 
12-GCD - Course Deletion - ED F636: Improvement of Elementary Teaching (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - request deletion - last offered Fall 2003 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Jann Laiti
Status: 11-6-17: Received
 
13-GNC - New Course - ART F464/F664: History of Photography (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - prerequisites include WRTG F11x for F464 and graduate standing for F664 - letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Zoe Marie Jones 
Status: 11-6-17: Received
 
14-GPCh - Program Change - GCRT: Statistics (CourseLeaf login required) - 12 credits - changed abbreviated title - changed admission requirements to Complete Calculus I (MATH F251X), Calculus II (MATH F252X), and Calculus III (MATH F253X); Complete Regression and Analysis of Variance (STAT F401) or equivalent. Students without this requirement may be admitted into the program with a deficiency but will be required to complete STAT F401 as part of the requirements of the certificate - removed ESM F621 and FISH F601 and added FISH F604, FISH F631, and PETE F687 in electives - removed or any graduate statistics course and added or other elective courses approved by a Statistics Advisor - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Leah Berman
Status: 11-9-17: Received
 
15-GCD - Course Deletion - ANTH F650: Anthropological Perspectives on Russian America (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - requesting deactivation - letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Kathy Toohey 
Status: 11-10-17: Received 
 
16-GCD - Course Deletion - ANTH F615: Seminar: Arch Meth/Theory (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - requesting deactivation - letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Kathy Toohey 
 Status: 11-10-17: Received 
 
17-GPCh - Program Change - MNRM: Master of Natural Resources and Environment (CourseLeaf login required) - 35 credits - changed name - changed abbreviated title - added program statement - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: David Valentine 
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
18-GPCh - Program Change - MS: Natural Resources and Environment (CourseLeaf login required) - 30 credits - changed name - changed abbreviated title - added program statement - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: David Valentine 
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
19-GCCh - Course Change - ED F683: Instruction and Assessment in Literacy (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - changed name from Instruction and Assessment in Reading I to Instruction and Assessment in Literacy - changed abbreviated title - changed course description - added prerequisite ED F673 - changed frequency of offering - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Maureen Hogan
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
20-GPCh - Program Change - GLI-TCAR: Art K-12 Licensure Program Toward M.ED (CourseLeaf login required) - 34 credits - removed ED F453 and EDSC F402 - added EDSC F672 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Ute Kade
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
21-GPCh - Program Change - MED: Secondary Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education (CourseLeaf login required), and Literacy - 30 credits - changed name from Language and Literacy, Master of Education to Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, and Literacy - added LING F600, LING F601, ED F670, ED F673, and ED F683 - removed ED F620, ED/CCS F603 or ED/CCS F604, and Cros-Cultural Foundations with Focus on Alaska Context Courses - added current teaching certificate to admission requirements - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Maureen Hogan
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
22-GPCh - Program Change - GLI-TCGS: Secondary Postbaccalaureate Licensure Program Toward M.Ed (CourseLeaf login required) - 31-37 credits - changed Admission and Application Requirements - removed EDSC F402, EDSC F471 and EDSC F472 - added EDSC F671 and EDSC F672 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Ute Kade
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
23-GPCh - Program Change - MED: Secondary Education (CourseLeaf login required) - 37 credits - changed number of minimum credits required from 31 to 37 - changed Admission and Application Requirements - removed EDSC F402 from program requirements - added EDSC F407, EDSC F671, and EDSC F672 to program requirements - removed from EDSC F407 from comprehensive exam options - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Ute Kade
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
24-GCD - Course Deactivation - CS F625: Database Systems Design (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - requesting deactivation - last offered March 2012 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Kim Fisher
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
25-GCD - Course Deactivation - CS F696S: Graduate Summer Research (CourseLeaf login required), 0 credits (0+0+0) - requesting deactivation - last offered prior to 1998 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Kim Fisher
Status: 11-14-17: Received
 
26-GCD - Course Deactivation - ANTH F612: Paleoecology (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - requesting deactivation - final offering Fall 2018 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Kathy Toohey
Status: 11-17-17: Received
 
27-GNC - Course Change - ANTH F423/F623: Human Origins (CourseLeaf login required), 4 credits (3+3+0) - changed credits from 3 (2+3+0) to 4 (3+3+0) - changed course description - prerequisites include ANTH F221 and ANTH F422 or permission of instructor -  letter graded - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Brian Hemphill
Status: 11-17-17: Sent to CRC
 
28-GPCh - Program Change - PHD: Clinical Community Psychology (CourseLeaf login required) - 115 credits - removed PSY F604, PSY F633, PSY F639, and PSY F679 from program requirements - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Jill M Dewey-Davidson
Status: 11-22-17: Received 
 
29-GCD - Course Deactivation - EE F653: Random Signals and Systems (CourseLeaf login required), 3 credits (3+0+0) - requesting deactivation - last offered in 1998 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval.
Contact: Kim Fisher
Status: 11-22-17: Received
 
30-GCD - Course Deactivation - EE F696S: Graduate Summer Research (CourseLeaf login required), 0 credits (0+0+0) - requesting deactivation - last offered in 1998 - effective Fall 2018 upon approval. 
Contact: Kim Fisher
Status: 11-22-17: Received
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