2012-13 Graduate Curriculum Review Cycle

List of Syllabus Requirements

Carry-overs from 2011-12:

  • Removed from carry-over items and resubmitted:
    • 36-GPCh.:Program Change: Elementary Education - Elementary Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program: SEE #5-GPCh. BELOW.
       
    • 37-GPCh.: Program Change: M.Ed. - Elementary Education: SEE #4-GPCh. BELOW.
       
    • 38-GCCh.: Stacked Course Change: ED F678 / F478 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development: SEE #7-GCCh. BELOW.
       
    • 39-GCCh.: Stacked Course Change: ED F688 / F479 - Science Methods and Curriculum Dvelopment: SEE #8-GCCh. BELOW.
  • 40-GPCh.: Program Change: M.S. - Geological Engineering: [REVISED FORM BELOW] Change the program admission requirements to indicate course requirements with the varying types of bachelors' degrees accepted; revise course offerings and exclude focus groups and discontinued courses; update course requirements and offerings; effective Fall 2013.
    Contact: Margaret Darrow, x7303.
    Assigned to John Y., Michael D.
    Status:  Carried over to Fall 2012 review cycle.
    10/15/2012: GAAC approved pending clarification.
    2/27/13: GAAC approved with addition of statement of impacts to the form.
    2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

  • 41-GNC: New Course: ANTH F659 - Language and Prehistory, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as LING F659; prerequisite of graduate student enrollment or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012.
    Contact: Mark Sicoli, x6884.
    Assigned to Vince C., Lara H.
    Status:  Carried over to Fall 2012 review cycle. 10/15/2012: Revisions requested; but instructor no longer here. Will this one be withdrawn or will it proceed?
    11/12/2012: C
    ourse request will proceed.  Waiting on the revisions that were requested.
    3/20/2013: No word from department; Vince will check again.
    5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013. No word from department.

  • 42-GPCh.: Program Change: M.S. - Fisheries: addition of a Seafood Science emphasis requiring two core Seafood Science courses and courses from two of the three core areas of the existing Fisheries emphasis; house-keeping edits to add  two courses in the Management and Human Dimensions core area; and addition of a program prerequisite option to include biology of fishes; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
    Contact: Milo Adkison, x1811.
    Assigned to Cheng-fu C., Franz M.
    Carried over to Fall 2012 review cycle.
    10/15/2012: GAAC approved.
    10/16/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.


TRIAL COURSES:

1-Trial:  BIOL F694 - Advanced Landscape Ecology SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 AND SYLLABUS BELOW], 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of previous landscape ecology coursework or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Falk Huettmann, x7882.
Assigned to Lara H., Franz M.
Status:  Carried over from 2011-12 - received in April 2012. 
Discussed again at 9/17/2012 GAAC. Lara to contact instructor.
9/21/2012:  Revisions received and posted below.
10/16/2012: GAAC approved.
10/16/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

2-Trial: NRM F694 - Terrestrial Carbon Management [REVISED syllabus below], 3 credits (3+0), prerequisites include BIOL F271 or NRM F375 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring 2013 upon approval.
Assigned to Cheng-fu C. and Chung-Sang Ng.
Status: Under review at GAAC.  11/7/2012: Revised syllabus received and posted.
11/12/2012: GAAC approved.
11/14/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

3-Trial: MSL F694 - Physical, Chemical, and Biological Interactions in the Oceans, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F620, MSL F650, or MSL F660, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Andrew McDonnell
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC approved. (Some follow-up will occur with instructor re difficulty with participation.)
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

4-Trial: GEOS F694 - Snow and Snow Cover, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (2.5+1.5); graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on changed content; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Matthew Sturm, Sarah Fowell, x5257.
Assigned to Franz M., Tim B.
Status: 2/26/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  
Curriculum Approvals  web page.

5-Trial: Trial Course: PHYS F694 - Core Skills for Computational Science, 3 credits (credit distribution not provided, but lecture and lab hours indicated); prerequisites include graduate standing in physical sciences, experience with FORTRAN or C programming language or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered Fall 2013 if approved in time for the Registrar's Office.  [This course cannot be offered as a Special Topics; it has reached the permitted limit according to the Registrar's Office.]
Contact: Curt Szuberla, x7347.
Status: 3/20/2013: assigned at GAAC.
5/13/2013: Sent to Registrar's Office as a special topics for Fall 2013 (Fundamental Skills for Computational Science).  WILL CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.

COURSES AND PROGRAMS:

1-GPDr.: Program Elimination: M.A.T. Biology: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  No students are enrolled. 
Status:  GAAC approved elimination 8/30/2012.  Faculty Senate approved elimination at Meeting #184 on 9/10/2012. 

2-GPCh.:Program Change:  M.S. - Marine Biology:  Changes to the field course requirement component for the degree and clarification of what the acceptable substitutions are for the MSL F651 Marine Biology Field Course; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Katrin Iken, x5192. (See proposal for add'l contact info.)
Assigned to Donie B., Lara H.
Status: 10/16/2012: GAAC approved.
10/16/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

3-GCCh.:Course Change: FISH / BIOL F650 - Fish Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution for (2+3) to (3+0); change frequency of offering from as demand warrants to spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.  Course is cross-listed as BIOL F650; signatures en route.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285. (See proposal for add'l contact info.)
Assigned to Lara H.
Status: 10/16/2012: GAAC approved.
10/16/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

4-GPCh.: Program Change: M.Ed. - Elementary Education: add 1 credit each to ED F678 and ED F688 (stacked courses); change minimum credits required from 30 [should have been 31] to 33 credits; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Vince C. and Tim B.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

5-GPCh.: Program Change: Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program - Elementary Education: Change the Program Requirements reflect changes to the following courses: change credits of ED F468 from 6 to 4; add 1 credit to ED F414, F417, F467, F478/F678, F479/F688; and add new 1-credit course ED F479 - Assessment of Literacy Development; changing overall minimum credits required from 35 to 39 credits; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Vince C. and Elisabeth N.
Status: Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved but would like program impacts to be noted on form. Revisions received.
3/12/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

6-GPCh.: Program Change: M.Ed. - Concentration areas of Language and Literacy, Cross Cultural Education, Secondary Education: add ED F620 - "Language, Literacy and Learning" as a required course for the Language and Literacy concentration of the M.Ed.; Add ED F682 - "Rethinking Multicultural Education" as a required course for the Cross Cultural Education concentration of the M.Ed. and change total credits of approved electives from 15 to 12; Add the changed and new courses EDSC F642 and EDSC F643 to the Secondary Education requirement options; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Elisabeth N. and Michael D.
Status: 10/19/2012:  Paperwork revised to reflect course change to EDSC F642 and new course EDSC F643 (not "splitting" of one course).
2/6/2013: GAAC approved.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

7-GCCh.: Course Change STACKED: ED F478 / F678 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development, [SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2+0+3); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Tim B., Vince C.
Status: To be reviewed at GAAC.   Note: CRC approved with credit distribution of (2+0+8).
11/7/2012: Revised syllabi received and posted below (at request of the Curriculum Review Committee).
2/6/2013: GAAC discussed.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

8-GCCh.: Course Change STACKED: ED F479 / F688 - Science Methods and Curriculum Development [SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW], 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Tim B., Vince C.
Status: 10/25/2012: Note: CRC has reviewed this and approved it with a credit distribution of (2.5+0+4).
10/23/2012: Revised F688 syllabus received (see below).
11/7/2012
: Revised syllabi received and posted below.
2/6/2013: GAAC discussed.  Michael D. to follow up with instructor.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

9-GCCh.: Course Change STACKED: EDSE F422 / F622 - Curriculum and Strategies II: High Incidence, 3 credits (3+0+1); change frequency of offering to every fall, spring and summer; update course descriptions; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Phillip Patterson, x5362.
Assigned to Lara H. and Elisabeth N.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed; contact has been made with Jane M. at SOEd.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

10-GPCh.:  Program Change: B.S. / M.S. - Mechanical Engineering[SEE REVISED BELOW]:  Add 1-credit new course (ME F486 - Senior Design) to degree requirements; increase overall minimum credits from 151 to 152; effective Fall 2013.
Contact Chuen-Sen Lin, x5126.
Assigned to Franz M. and Cheng-fu C.
Status: To be reviewed at GAAC.  12/13/2012: CRC has approved the change to the B.S. portion of this program (#26-UPCh. for Curriculum Review Committee).
1/17/2013: REVISED Format 5 received and posted below.
1/22/2013: SECOND REVISION of Format 5 received and posted below.
2/6/2013: GAAC approved.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

11-GNC: New Course: MSL F632 - Oceanographic Data Analysis and Visualization, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include graduate stand; MATH F202; MATH F314 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Harper Simmons, x5729.
Assigned to Tim B. and Lara H.
Status: 11/12/2012: GAAC.approved.
11/14/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

12-GPDr.: Program Elimination: M.A.T. - Mathematics:  Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  No students are enrolled. 
Contact: Leah Berman
Status: Faculty Senate passed motion agreeing to discontinuation of the program at Meeting #186 on Nov. 5, 2012.

13-GPDr.: Program Elimination:M.A.T. - Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Currently no students are enrolled.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Status: Faculty Senate passed motion agreeing to discontinuation of the program at Meeting #186 on Nov. 5, 2012.

14-GPDr.: Program Elimination: M.S. - General Science: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Currently no students are enrolled.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Status: Faculty Senate passed motion agreeing to discontinuation of the program at Meeting #186 on Nov. 5, 2012.

15-GPDr.: Program Elimination: M.S. - Space Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  One student is currently enrolled.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Status: Dropped from GAAC.

16-GPDr.: Program Elimination: M.S. -Computational Physics:  Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Three students are currently enrolled.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Status: Dropped from GAAC.

17-GNC: New Course: STO F601 - Communicating Science, 2 credits (2+0); graduate standing or permission of instructor required; letter graded; to be part of proposed Graduate Certificate in Scientific Teaching and Outreach; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950
Assigned to Elisabeth N. and Lara H.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC approved.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

18-GNC: New Course: STO F602 - Mentoring in the Sciences, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of graduate standing; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950
Assigned to Lara H. and Elisabeth N.
Status: 2/6/2013: Discussed at GAAC. Lara will follow up with instructor.
2/21/2013: Instructor sent a revised syllabus, posted below on 2/26/2013.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

19-GNC: New Course:STO F603 - Instructional Design, 1 credit (1+0);  graduate standing required; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950
Assigned to Michael D. and Tim B.
Status: 1/23/2013: GAAC approved.
1/30/2013: Provost approved.See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

20-GNC: New Course: STO F604 - Science Teaching and Outreach Internship, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 4 credits (0+0+12); requires 12 hours internship per week; prerequisites vary according to "strand" - either STO F666 or STO F601; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered every semester; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950
Assigned to John Y. and Doni B.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed. John Y. to follow up with instructor.
2/27/2013: GAAC discussed further; approved pending verification of credit distribution.
3/1/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
3/4/2013: Provost approved.See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

21-GNC: New Course: STO F692 - Current Topics in Scientific Teaching, 1 credit (1+0); graduate standing required; STO F666 or F601 recommended; to be offered alternate fall semesters, first offering Fall 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950
Assigned to Lara H. and Donie B.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed. Needs further review.
2/27/2013: Revisions were reviewed and GAAC has approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

22-GNC: New Course: PHYS F605 - Physics Teaching Seminar[SEE REVISED BELOW], 1 credit (.5 +0+1); graduate standing required; graded Pass/Fail; course may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: David Newman, x7858
Assigned to Franz M. and Vince C.
Status: 2/6/2013: Paperwork revised; GAAC approved as revised.
2/12/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

23-GNC: New Course: ATM F610 - Analysis Methods in Meteorology and Climate, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ATM F601; graduate standing; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years, first offering spring 2015; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Igor Polyakov, x2686
Assigned to Franz M. and Michael D.
Status: 2/6/2013 revised syllabus received and posted below.  GAAC discussed.
3/20/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

24-GNC: New Course: ATM F673 - Introduction to Micrometeorology, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ATM F601; graduate standing; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even numbered years, first offering fall 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Javier Fochesatto, x7602
Assigned to Tim B. and Cheng-fu C.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC passed (with some minor changes pending). Tim to follow up.
3/20/2013: Receipt of revised syllabus, posted below.  Moved forward to Provost.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

25-GNC: New Course: CHEM F671 - Receptor Pharmacology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include upper division or graduate biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; BIOL F417 is recommended; letter graded; repeatability 1X indicated but maximum credits shown are 3; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Kelly Drew, x7235.
Assigned to Donie B. and Michael D.
Status: 11/12/2012: GAAC.approved.
11/14/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

26-GCCh.: Course Change:CHEM F474 - Neurochemistry, 3 credits (3+0); stack as CHEM F676; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Kelly Drew, x7235.
Assigned to Cheng-fu C. and Vince C.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC discussed.  Vince contacted instructor and revisions received and posted below.
2/27/2013: GAAC discussed.  Another revised syllabus was received today.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

27-GPCh.: Program Change: M.S. and Ph.D. - Environmental Chemistry: updating catalog program description to show that GRE scores are required prior to admission; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Tom Trainor, x5628.
Assigned to Elisabeth N. and John Y.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC approved.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

28-GPCh.: Program Change: M.S. and Ph.D. - Geophysics: corrections to catalog program descriptions and course numbers; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carl Tape, x5456.
Assigned to Lara H. and Vince C.
Status: 2/6/2013: GAAC approved.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

29-GPCh.: Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure toward M.Ed.: Remove the requirement for evidence of technology competence from the requirements of items for submission to the School (#6); reflect course changes to EDSC F442 (becoming two separate courses - F442/F642 and F443/F643 - paperwork has been submitted); reflect variable credit change to EDSC F472 from 3 credit to 3-9 credits; change minimum credits required from 31 to 31-37 credits; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Larry Meath, x6589.
Assigned to Vince C., Wayne M.
Status: 10/19/2012: Minor paperwork revisions received and posted.  GAAC reviewed and approved.
3/12/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

30-GNC: New Course STACKED: MIN F445 / F645 - Accidents, Emergency and Safety Management in Mines, 3 credits (3+0); undergrad prerequisites include MIN F302; concurrent enrollment in MIN F454; or permission of instructor for F445; grad prerequisites include MIN F302 or equivalent, graduate standing, or permission of instructor for F645; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Sukumar Bandopadhyay, x7388.
Assigned to Cheng-fu C., Tim B.
Status: To be reviewed at GAAC.
Curriculum Review Committee reviewing; changes requested.
CRC approved undergraduate level.
11/9/2012: Revised F445 syllabus received and posted below. (Course description modified; rubric added for course project.)
2/27/2013: Discussed further. Tim to follow up. 3/20/2013: Noted at GAAC that revisions have been requested and are in progress.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD F645 GRAD LEVEL TO FALL 2013 GAAC review cycle.
Undergraduate F445 course level has been approved.

31-GNC: New Course: WLF / BIOL F6xx - Predictive Modeling, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include BIOL F371, STAT F200X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Falk Huettmann, x7882.
Assigned to Mike D., John Y.
Status: 2/26/2013: Discussed at GAAC (to be continued at next meeting).
4/24/2013: GAAC approved.
5/14/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

32-GNC: New Course:WLF F6xx - Eco-Informatics, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include an undergraduate course in ecology or wildlife management [will be BIOL F371 or WLF F201 or BIOL F469/F669 or permission of instructor]; graduate standing;  letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Falk Huettmann, x7882.
Assigned to John Y., Donie B.
Status: 2/26/2013: Discussed at GAAC (to be continued at next meeting).
3/20/2013: Discussed further; revisions to be requested. REVISIONS TO BE POSTED
4/22/2013: GAAC approved as revised.  New number to be assigned.
5/14/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

33-GNC: New Course:MUS F632 - Topics in Music Theory, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be a required first year course for graduate music students; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: William Post, x5827.
Assigned to Tim B., Vince C.
Status: 4/22/2013: GAAC approved.
5/3/2013: Provost approved.See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

34-GNP: New Program: M.M. - Master of Music in Performance: proposal to replace the M.A. degree (but no corresponding Format 4 program deletion submitted); requires a total of 36 credits consisting of 8 credits from MUS F625, MUS F601, and MUS F632), 6 credits of MUS F698 Research, 14 credits of MUS F661 - Advanced Private Lessons,  4 credits of MUS F606 - Advanced Chamber Music, and 4 credits of MUS F606 - Advanced Chamber Music (large ensemble); effective pending all approvals including Faculty Senate, Board of Regents, and NWCCU.
Contact: Contact: William Post, x5827; Vincent Cee (GAAC member).
Status: Ongoing discussions at GAAC.
4/24/2013: GAAC did not pass this proposal and has sent it back to the Department.

35-GNP: New Program: Graduate Certificate in Science Teaching and Outreach, submitted by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics; prerequisites to the program include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, admission to a graduate science or engineering degree program at UAF, or prior completion of a Master's degree or Ph.D. in the sciences or engineering; 12 required credits consisting of 6 credits from STO F666, STO F601, and STO F602 (new courses submitted for review); 4 credits of internship or practicum from STO F604 (new course submitted for review); and 1credit from STO F603 and an additional credit from three course options; effective Fall 2013 pending all approvals including Faculty Senate, Board of Regents, and NWCCU.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950.
Assigned to John Y., Lara H., Donie B.
Status: 2/6/2013: Some discussion at GAAC. 2/27/2013: Further discussion at GAAC.
4/12/2013: Revised proposal received and posted below:
4/22/2013: GAAC approved.
5/6/2013: Faculty Senate approved the new certificate (Meeting #191)
12/12-13/2013: Approved by the Board of Regents.

36-GCCh.: Course Change STACKED: EDSC F442 / F642 - Technology Applications in Education[SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); change title to "Technology Applications in Education I"; change from 3 credits to 1 credit with a credit distribution change to (1+0); change prerequisites from admission to the "secondary post baccalaureate licensure program" to "Internship year" instead; change frequency of offering from spring to fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Donald Peterson, x6180.
Assigned to: Elisabeth N., Mike D.
Status: To be reviewed at GAAC.
2/72/2013: Revised syllabi received and posted below.  Syllabi were submitted in response to Curriculum Review Committee's request (reference #36-UCCh.).
2/11/2013: Newer revisions to syllabi received and posted below.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved. (Keep together with #37)
3/7/2013: GAAC approved with final revisions.
3/7/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

37-GNC: New Course STACKED: EDSC F443 / F643 - Technology Applications in Education II [SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 AND SYLLABI BELOW], 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include admission to the internship year, successful completion of EDSC F442 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered in spring, effective Fall 2013.  (Reference #89-UNC at Curriculum Review Committee.)
Contact: Donald Peterson, x6180.
Assigned to: Elisabeth N., Mike D.
Status: 2/3/2013: Revised syllabi requested by CRC posted below. Further revisions requested by Curriculum Review Committee (CRC, reference #89-GNC). 
2/7/2013: Second revised syllabi received and posted below. (Requested by Curriculum Review Committee.)2/11/2013: Newer revisions to syllabi and Format 1 form received and posted below.
2/27/2013: GAAC discussed and Elisabeth N. to follow up.
3/7/2013: GAAC approved with final revisions.
3/7/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

38-GPCh.: Program Change: M.S. - Physics: Change the degree requirements to incorporate two options: MS degree with Computational Physics option, and MS degree with Space Physics option; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Assigned to Tim B., Cheng-fu C.
Status: 2/27/2013: GAAC discussed and approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

39-GNC: New Course: CE F652C - Pre-Construction Contracts, 1 credit in a compressed 3-week format (4.5+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Keith Whitaker, x7497.
Assigned to Franz M., Cheng-fu C.
Status: 4/22/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
5/9/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

40-GNC: New Course: CE F659A - Mentoring, 1 credit in a compressed 3-week format (4.5+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Keith Whitaker, x7497.
Assigned to Chung-Sang N., Cheng-fu C.
Status: 4/22/2013: GAAC approved as revised.
5/9/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

41-GPCh.: Program Change: MS in Marine Biology: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to take the comprehensive exams; effective Fall 2013. [See text with one asterisk on page two of form.]
Contact: Katrin Iken, x5192
Assigned to Vince C., Donie B.
Status: To be reviewed at GAAC.  Note: This Format 5 incorporates the program changes already approved in #2-GPCh. submitted earlier in fall 2012 (see #2 entry above on this page) and additional text denoted by one asterisk in the form.
2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

42-GPCh.: Program Change: PhD in Marine Biology:  Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to complete the qualifying exams; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Katrin Iken, x5192
Assigned to Vince C., Donie B.
Status: 2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

43-GPCh.: Program Change: MS in Oceanography: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to take the comprehensive exams; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Katrin Iken, x5192
Assigned to Chung-Sang N., Elisabeth N.
Status: 2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

44-GPCh.: Program Change: PhD in Oceanography: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to complete the qualifying exams; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Katrin Iken, x5192
Assigned to Chung-Sang N., Elizabeth N.
Status: 2/27/2013: GAAC approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

45-GNC: New Course:MBA F687 - Brand Management, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of permission of the MBA director; letter graded; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Lily Dong, x1808.
Status: Assigned to Chung-Sang N., Cheng-fu C.
3/20/2013: Revisions requested by GAAC.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC. No revisions received as of last GAAC meeting.

46-GNC: New Course: EE F647 - Data Compression, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ES F201 or CS F201 or equivalent; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jason McNeely, x7228.
Status: Assigned to Tim B., Elisabeth N.
4/22/2013: GAAC approved.
5/3/2013: Provost approved.See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

[5-Trial: Trial Course: PHYS F694 - Core Skills for Computational Science, 3 credits (credit distribution not provided, but lecture and lab hours indicated); prerequisites include graduate standing in physical sciences, experience with FORTRAN or C programming language or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered Fall 2013 if approved in time for the Registrar's Office.  [This course cannot be offered as a Special Topics; it has reached the permitted limit according to the Registrar's Office.]
Contact: Curt Szuberla, x7347.
Assigned to Mike D., Cheng-fu C.
Status: 5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC. (5/14: Sent to Registrar's Office as a special topics for Fall 2013 offering as "Fundamental Skills for Computational Science.)

47-GNC: New Course: BIOL F6xx - Advanced Immunology, 3 credits (3+0), prerequisites include BIOL F261, BIOL F360, and BIOL F465 or equivalent or permission of instructor; to be cross-listed as a Biochemistry course; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Andrea Ferrante, x5916.
Status: Assigned to Lara H., Tim B.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.

48-GPDr.: Program Deletion: Master of Arts in Music: the MA program is proposed to be eliminated and replaced by the Master of Music in Performance (a new program proposal submitted in fall 2012 and still under review at GAAC).  Effective date will depend upon GAAC, Faculty Senate and BOR actions.
Contact: Vince Cee; William Post
Status: To be discussed with Department and at 4/17/2013 meeting.
4/24/2013: GAAC did not pass this proposal and has sent it back to the Department.

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.

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.

51-GNC: New Course: MATH F614 - Numerical Linear Algebra, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MATH F314X or equivalent or permission of instructor; recommended courses include MATH F421 or MATH F401; letter graded; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years, first offering Fall 2015; effective upon approval.
Contact: Ed Bueler, x7693.
Status: Assigned to Chung-Sang N., Cheng-fu C.
4/22/2013: GAAC approved.
5/3/2013: Provost approved.See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

52-GNC: New Course (Stacked):BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Introduction to Biology of Cancer, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BIOL F111X, 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.
Contact: Andrej Podlutsky, x6759.
Status: Assigned to Tim B., Lara H.
5/8/2013: CARRY FORWARD TO FALL 2013 GAAC.

WITHDRAWN 53-GCCh.: Course Change (Stacked): PSY F469 / F669 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add Oral intensive designator (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, x6163.
Status: Assigned to Elisabeth N., John Y.
4/22/2013: GAAC approved.  Still at CRC and Core Review.
4/26/2013: Revised syllabus and sample rubric received for F469. See 157-UCCh. / 15-Core.
Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
5/17/2013: Email from J. Schichnes to table this paperwork. Contact will be E. Lopez.
3/5/2014: COURSE WITHDRAWN. (Email of 3/5/2014)
 

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