2012-2013 Undergraduate Curriculum Review

List of Syllabus Requirements

Compressions and Trial Courses: (Time sensitive for December / Spring 2013)

1-Comp: Wintermester / New Course:FREN F433 - Studies in French and European Cinema (h), 3 credits; to be cross-listed as FLM F433; compressed format for Winter or Summer 'Mesters; to be offered odd years; prerequisites include ENGL F217 or FLM F217; ENGL F211X or F213X; FREN F301 or FREN F302 or permission of instructor; letter graded and may be repeated 2 times for total of 9 credits; effective Spring 2013 upon approval (for Wintermester).
Contact: Yelena Matusevich, x5851 (see proposal for additional contact info)
Status: 10/1/2012: Discussed at Curriculum Review Committee (CRC) and approved without repeatability.  Issue of repeatability under discussion.
10/3/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

1-Trial Course: PHYS F394 - Thermal Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F212, F220, F301, F341; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Channon Price, x6106.
Status: 10/1/2012: CRC approved.
10/3/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

2-Trial Course: PHYS F494 - Statistical Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F213X, F220, F301, F341, F342, F393, F421; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Channon Price, x6106.
Status: 10/1/2012: CRC approved.
10/3/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

3-Trial Course: CS F394 - Software Construction, [REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CS F311; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Chris Hartman, x5829.
Status: 10/1/2012: Discussed at CRC and Rainer will follow up with instructor.
10/11/2012: Revisions received and course approved by CRC.
10/12/2012: Provost approved (as revised).   See Curriculum Approvals web page.

4-Trial Course: BIOL F194 - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; to be letter graded and not repeatable for credit; effective Spring 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Andrea Bersamin, x6129.
Status: 10/1/2012: CRC approved.
10/3/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

5-Trial Course: CHEM F494 - Analysis of Environmental Samples, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of CHEM F212 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2013.
Received 1-28-2013.
Contact: Sarah Hayes, x7118.
Status: CRC approved.
3/27/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

Carryover Items from Spring 2011:

37-UNC:New Course: TM F141 - Practical GIS for Rural Alaska, 2 credits taught in a compressed time format of six days (with 5 days on-site intensive lecture format and 1 audio conference on 6th day); prerequisite of TM F140 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.]
Assigned to Peter Fix (was assigned to Patricia H. who has left).
Contact: Steve Becker, x5096
Status: 4/11/2012: CRC discussed and Patricia H. to follow up.
Discussed further on 4/25/2012; Patricia H. to follow up.
Reassigned to Peter Fix.
11/15/2012: Discussed at CRC and approved.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

38-UNC:New Course: TM F142 - Practical GIS Project Design, 2 credits taught in a compressed time format of six days (with 5 days on-site intensive lecture format and 1 audio conference on 6th day); prerequisite of TM F141 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.]
Assigned to Peter Fix (was assigned to Patricia H. who has left).
Contact: Steve Becker, x5096
Status: 4/11/2012: CRC discussed and Patricia H. to follow up.  (4/11: Scanned submission and re-posted.)
Discussed further on 4/25/2012; Patricia H. to follow up.
Reassigned to Peter Fix.
11/15/2012: Discussed at CRC and approved.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

73-UPCh.: Program Change: A.A.S. - Renewable Resources: Change program name to Environmental Studies; articulate with the existing certificate(s) and proposed occupational endorsement as well as B.S. Geography's environmental studies option; utilize existing ENVI courses; update program description and course requirements; effective Fall 2012.
Assigned to Peter Fix (was assigned to Patricia H. who has left), and Chuen-Sen L.
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh, 907-842-5109.
Status: 2/24/2012: CRC discussed.  3/2/2012: CRC discussion continued.
5/8/2012: Update: still undergoing review.  Carried over to Fall 2012 review cycle.
1/10/2013: Double-checking with CRCD on this one.  3/22/2013: Jennie C. will follow up.
3/29/2013: Discussions with Geography Dept. and Todd R. need to occur (Peter will follow up and arrange).  CRC cannot work on the proposal until that has occurred.

119-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A., B.S. - Psychology [SEE REVISIONS BELOW]; Addition of PSY F201 (new course submitted) to degree requirements; simplify degree requirements and remove sub-specialties; removal of Community Service designator from courses; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Rainer N. (Rainer followed up in early Fall 2012.)
Contact: Janet Schichnes, x6163.
Status:  CRC reviewing changes received 9/19/2012 (below):
10/12/2012:  Approved as revised BELOW :
10/12/2012: Provost approved (as revised).   See Curriculum Approvals web page.

122-UNC: New Course: ELT F211 - Advanced FCC Amateur and General Radiotelephone Operator (GROL) Licensing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ELT F111 or equivalent, DEVM F105, and a position in a technical, electrical or broadcast media field, or departmental approval; AFPM students must have AFPM departmental permission; to be offered spring or as demand warrants.
Contact: Roger Weggel, 455-2847.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen Lin.  Carried over to Fall 2012 review cycle due to late arrival.
Status: 8/14/2012:  Chuen-Sen waiting to hear back from the instructor.
4/12/2013: Ed H. will contact instructor.
4/19/2013:  PROPOSAL TO BE RE-SUBMITTED IN FALL 2013.

New Submissions - Courses and Programs:

1-UNC:  New Course: PHYS F471J - Advanced Topics in Physics I: Order of Magnitude Physics, 1 credit compressed to 5 weeks delivery; prerequisites include PHYS F220; PHYS F301; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Channon Price, x6106.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L. [10/28/2012: Emailed instructor with comments.]
Status: 10/28/2012 Email to instructor.  11/15/2012: Curriculum Review Committee discussed.
11/17/2012: Revised course description received and included in Format 1 form linked above.
11/29/2012: CRC approved with revision to course description (see above).
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

2-UNC:  New Course: JPN F100E - Japanese Culture and Conversation IIA (h) [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW]; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JPN F100B with C grade or better or instructor approval; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall - as demand warrants; effective fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, 455-2808.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/11/2012: Discussed at CRC.  Gary J. will follow up.
10/25/2012: Gary J. has received revisions [ posted below].  CRC has approved.
10/31/2012: Provost approved (as revised).   See Curriculum Approvals web page.
12/12/2012: Course had been numbered F100"C" - but "C" is not available in Banner.  Instead, course will be numbered F100"E".

3-UNC: New Course: JPN F100F - Japanese Culture and Conversation IIB (h) [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW]; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JPN F100C with C grade or better or instructor approval; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring - as demand warrants; effective fall 2013 upon approval.
Paperwork is also being processed at RO as a Special Topics for spring 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, 455-2808.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status:  10/11/2012: Discussed at CRC.  Gary J. will follow up.
10/25/2012: Gary J. has received revisions [to be posted when JH receives copies].  CRC has approved.
10/25/2012: Gary J. has received revisions [ posted below].  CRC has approved.
10/31/2012: Provost approved (as revised).   See Curriculum Approvals web page.
12/12/2012: Course had been numbered F100"D" - but "D" is not available in Banner.  Instead, course will be numbered F100"F".

4-UNC: New Course: RECR 130S - Beginning Contemporary Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130S; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisities; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Also submitted as Special Topics for Spring 2013.]
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, 455-2808.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/11/2012: CRC approved.
10/12/2012: Provost approved.   See Curriculum Approvals web page.

5-UNC: New Course: RECR 130T - Beginning Lyrical Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130T; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisites; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, 455-2808.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/11/2012: CRC approved.
10/12/2012: Provost approved.   See Curriculum Approvals web page.

6-UPCh.: Program Change:B.S. - Civil Engineering: remove DRT F170 from major requirements and add DRT F210 as a major requirement in its place; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: David Barnes, Keith Whitaker, x7497.
Assigned to Peter F.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved conditionally; Peter F. to follow up with requested changes.
12/13/2012: CRC approved.  (Related minor change to be made for DRT F210 catalog language to allow CE majors in to the course without DRT F170 as a prerequisite. This will remain a manual process since Banner cannot be coded to automatically handle that.)
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

7-UPCh.: Program Change:B.S. - Mechanical Engineering[SEE REVISED BELOW]: add ME F486 - Senior Design (new course; 8-UNC) as a major requirement; decrease required elective credits from 2 to 1; add technical elective course options of PETE F407 and PETE F426 to existing options for the emphasis in Petroleum Engineering; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Chuen-Sen Lin, x5126.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/17/2012: Provisionally approved by CRC. Andres to follow up. 1/17/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted.  1/30/2013: Moved forward to Provost.
1/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

8-UNC: New Course: ME F486 - Senior Design [SEE REVISIONS BELOW], 1 credit (1+0?); 3 project hours are indicated on form; prerequisites include COMM F131X or F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or F213X; co-requisites of ME F441, ME F403; or permission of instructor; and senor standing required; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Gang (Sheng) Chen, Chuen-Sen Lin; x5126.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 10/11/2012: Discussed at CRC; Andres L. will follow up.
10/25/2012: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted - see below.
11/29/2012: CRC approved as revised.
11/30/2012: Provost approved as revised. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

9-UPCh.: Program Change: B.S. - Fisheries Science [SEE REVISED BELOW]: addition of course options to the degree core requirements: BIOL F111X and BIOL F112X; FISH F427; GEOG F312 or SOC F440; PHYS F115X or PHYS F211X; removal of BIOL F473W and options of MSL F411, BIOL F476, BIOL F483 and FISH F440 from degree core requirements; increase electives from 12 to 15 credits and add Marine Science and Limnology as option; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/11/2012: Provisionally approved upon receipt of revisions to credit totals.
10/25/2012: CRC has approved with revisions [to be posted when JH receives copies].
11/19/2012: Received and posted revised Format 5 (below).
11/21/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

10-UNC: New Course: MSL F419 - Concepts in Physical Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F211 and F213, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered odd-numbered fall; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Mark Johnson, x6933.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: CRC discussed; 3/25/ revisions received; approved.
4/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

11-UPCh.: Program Change:B.A. - Elementary Education: Change of degree requirements reflecting associated course changes and additions; remove GEOS F100X and PHYS F116X; remove PSY F101; add option of ENGL F273 and remove options of ENGL F306, ENGL F308, ENGL F309 or "other literature focus course" under humanities requirements; add ED F476 (new course) to professional internship courses; update listings to reflect changes of total credits to ED F414, ED F417, ED F467, F468, ED F478 and ED F479; add new EDSE F316 and EDSE F320 to requirements; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 11/15/2012: CRC approved with clarifications to the internship hours required in the courses.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

12-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F245 - Child Development, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PSY F245; add (s) social sciences designator; add prerequisite of ENGL F111X and remove prerequisite of PSY F101; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

13-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F411 - Reading, Writing, Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+4); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Mary G. / Siri T.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

14-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F412 W - Integrated Social Studies and Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2+0+8); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Mary G. / Siri T.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

15-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F414 - Art, Music and Drama in Elementary Classrooms, 2 credits (1+2); change credits from 2 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+12); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Mary G. / Siri T.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

16-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F417 - Physical and Health Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits (1+2); change from 2 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+12); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Mary G. / Siri T.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

17-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F466 - Internship and Collaborative Student Teaching, 3 credits (1+0+25); change credit distribution to (1.5+0+12); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 10/25/2012 and 11/8/2012: CRC discussed. Gary J. to follow up.
11/15/2012: CRC approved. Distribution changed to (1.5+0+12).
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

18-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F467 - Synthesizing the Standards I, 1 credit (1+0); change from 1 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (1+0+8); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 10/25/2012 and 11/8/2012: CRC discussed. Gary J. to follow up.
11/15/2012: CRC approved.  Distribution changed to (1+0+8).
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

19-UCCh.: Course Change: ED F468 O - Internship and Student Teaching, 6 credits (1+0+40); change from 6 to 4 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0+16); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

20-UCCh.: Course Change:ED F469 - Synthesizing the Standards II, 2 credits (2+0); change credit distribution to 1+0+8); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

21-UNC: New Course: ED F476 - Literacy Development Profiles, 1 credit (0.5+0+4); prerequisite of admission to the internship year or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/15/2012: JH will communicate updated credit distribution to registrar's office.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

22-UCCh.: 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+8); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC discussed.  11/7/2012: Revised syllabi received and posted below:
11/8/2012: CRC discussed and provisionally approved; Gary J. to follow up re practicum hours.
11/15/2012: CRC approved with credit distribution of (2+0+8).
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

23-UCCh.: 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+4); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC discussed. 11/7/2012: Revised syllabi received and posted below:
11/8/2012: CRC discussed and provisionally approved; Gary J. to follow up re practicum hours. 
11/15/2012: CRC approved with credit distribution of (2.5+0+4).
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

24-UCCh.: 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 Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
2/28/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

25-UNC: New Course:EDSE F320 - Adapting and Accommodating Instruction for Students with Disabilities [SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 and SYLLABUS BELOW], 3 credits (3+0+0); 15 hours practicum per semester required with course; prerequisites include ED F201; ED F482 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall and spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 10/31/2012: Requested revisions received and posted below:
11/15/2012: CRC approved.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

26-UPCh.:  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 Andres L.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.  Still under review at GAAC (see corresponding #10-GPCh.).
1/17/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted for CRC and for GAAC.
1/22/2013: SECOND REVISION received and posted below.
2/6/2013: GAAC approved also.
2/11/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

27-UPDr.: Program Elimination: B.A. - Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. No students are currently enrolled.
Status: 10/11/2012: CRC discussed; discussion will continue at 10/25 meeting.
10/25/2012: WITHDRAWN.

28-UPDr.: Program Elimination: B.S. - Applied Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Seven students are enrolled; three graduated in May 2012.
10/11/2012: CRC discussed; discussion will continue at 10/25 meeting.
10/25/2012: WITHDRAWN.

29-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A., B.S. - Mathematics [SEE REVISED BELOW]: Addition and removal of courses fulfilling elective options for the degree requirements; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Leah Berman
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: To be reviewed at CRC.
11/7/2012: Revised Format 5 received and posted below:
11/8/2012: CRC approved.
11/14/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

30-UNC: New Course: EDSE F316 - Introduction to Special Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 3 credits (3+0+0); course will be a major degree requirement; prerequisites include ED F201 and Praxis I, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt, x6447.
Assigned to Mary G. / Siri T.
Status: 11/15/2012: CRC approved.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

31-UNP: New Program:B.A. in Secondary Education - with Content Area[SEE REVISED BELOW]  (e.g., English; History; Biology; Mathematics; etc.):[SEE REVISED BELOW]  Teacher certification completed concurrently with an undergraduate degree in content areas suitable for public school teaching; secondary education course work includes EDSC F110, EDSC F407, EDSC F414 or EDSE F422 or EDSE F482, EDSC F205 or EDSC F415, and EDSC F458; professional year courses (requiring admittance to professional year) include EDSC F402, EDSC F442 and related new course "Technology Applications in Education II", EDSC F457, EDSC F471, EDSC F472, and one of the required EDSC courses corresponding to student's major teaching content area; effective upon all required approvals by Faculty Senate, BOR, and NWCCU. 
* Revised version received 10/30/2012 with BOR Summary Form and Resource Commitment Form.
Additional document:  Content Area Timelines for BA in Secondary Ed (PDF) - SEE UPDATED VERSION BELOW for 3/26/2013.
Contact: Larry Meath, x6589.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: Under discussion at CRC. 1/31/2013: Revised content area checklists received and posted below.
2/1/2013: CRC discussed further. Format 3, page 20-21, needs revision, also.
2/7/2013: Revised Format 3 form received and posted below.
2/8/2013:REVISED Format 3 form received that incorporates feedback from CRC meeting of 2/8/2013.
2/15/2013: CRC has approved with some minor formatting revisions to final document. Sent to Curricular Affairs Committee (CAC).
Status:  Proposal was approved with revisions at 3/18/2013 Curricular Affairs Committee meeting. It was further revised on 3/26/2013 for the Administrative Committee.  Revised documents are posted below.
4/1/2013: Approved at Faculty Senate Meeting #190.  See Meetings page.
Approved at  Board of Regents, June 2013
Approved by the  NWCCU, August 2013
See Curriculum Approvals page (April 2013 section).

32-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Education - Secondary: Add EDSC F110 as new course (Format 1 submitted), required for degree; show credit change to EDSC F442 and new course EDSC F443; increase credits required for minor from 15 to 16; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Larry Meath, x6589.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 10/19/2012: Revision received at this date was in error. Original submission fine.
2/15/2013: CRC has approved.
2/25/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

33-UPCh.: Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure: Remove the requirement for evidence of technology competence from the admission requirements (#9); 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 Mary G./Siri T.
Status: 10/19/2012: Minor revisions received and posted.
2/15/2013: CRC has approved; noting minimum credits required is 31.
3/7/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

34-UNC: New Course: EDSC F110 - Becoming a Middle/High School Teacher, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be taught every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Diane Noble, x6180.
Assigned to Mary G./Siri T.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

35-UCCh.: Course Change: EDSC F472 - Secondary Teaching: School Internship II and Seminar [SEE REVISED FORMAT 2 and SYLLABUS BELOW], 3 credits (1+0+4-16); change to variable credits totalling 3-9 credits; distribution needs to be adjusted accordingly; "O" designator sought for Public - Large class (Format 6 form submitted); change prerequisites from "admission to the secondary post- baccalaureate licensure program" to "satisfactory completion of EDSC F471" or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Diane Noble, x6180.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 11/8/2012: CRC discussed; Gary J. to follow up re practicum hours.
[Reference 5-Core for "O" designator request.]
11/14/2012: Revised Format 2 and Syllabus received and posted below.
2/8/2013: Received revisions via CRC Chair which are dated 11/20/2012 - posted below. 
CRC has approved as revised. Also approved by Core Review for "O" designation.
3/7/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

36-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F321 - Organic Chemistry I, 3 credits (3+0); change from 3 credits to 4 credits and change credit distribution to reflect addition of a lab (3+3); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Thomas Green, x1559.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/17/2012: CRC approved; but lab fee memo was in question. [Format 5 requested for BA and BS programs.]
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

37-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F323 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 3 credits (1+6); reduce credits from 3 to 1 credit and change credit distribution to (0+3); changes reflect addition of lab to CHEM F321 course change; and reduced need of credits by non-majors; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Thomas Green, x1559.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/17/2012: CRC approved; but lab fee memo was in question. [Format 5 requested for BA and BS programs.]
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

38-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F324 W - Advanced Organic Laboratory, 4 credits (2+6); reduce credits from 4 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1+6); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Thomas Green, x1559.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/17/2012: CRC approved. [Format 5 requested for BA and BS programs.]
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

39-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F413 - Analytical Instrumental Laboratory, [NEW NUMBER IS F314 W] 3 credits (3+0); change course level and course number to F3xx; change prerequisites to remove ENGL F111X and co-requisite of CHEM F332; update catalog description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Sarah Hayes, x7118.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/17/2012: CRC approved. (New number is F314.) [Format 5 requested for BA and BS programs.]
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

40-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A., B.S., Minor - Biological Sciences[SEE FINAL CLEAN REVISION BELOW]: increase the number of upper division courses in the major; add capstone project requirement to the B.A. and B.S. degrees; add option of B.S. degree with choice of three concentration areas: Cell and Molecular Biology; Physiology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; remove "Requirements for Biology Teachers" list and update program descriptions; reduce credits required for Minor from 20 to 18 credits, and update course options to reflect overall program and course changes; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Diane Wagner, x5227.
Assigned to Mary G./Siri T.
Status: Under discussion at CRC. 2/1/2013: CRC discussed further; further discussion at department needed.
1/31/2013: Summary of Program Changes (.docx)
3/1/2013: Approved at CRC, pending all course approvals and REVISED format 5 that is updated with new course numbers and correct or NEW  course titles. Moved forward to Provost.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

41-UNC: New Course: BIOL F1xx X - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; Format 8 also submitted for "X"; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Andrea Bersamin, x6129.
Assigned to Mary G./Siri T.
Status: 3/8/2013: CRC has approved.
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

42-UNC: New Course: BIOL F102X - Biology of Sex, [SEE REVISED BELOW / NEW NUMBER IS F101X] 4 credits (3+3); Format 8 core course paperwork submitted; prerequisites include high school algebra; placement in ENGL F111X; placement in DEVM F105 or higher;  letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Laura Conner, x6950.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: CRC has discussed.  Proposal sent back to department regarding proposed labs.
2/28/2013: Core Review Committee has approved (7-Core) with revised Format 8 and Syllabus which indicate placement in DEVM F105 or higher with the course prerequisites.
2/25/2013: Core Review approved with minor revisions to Format and Syllabus, posted below.
3/8/2013: CRC has approved.   NEW NUMBER IS F101X
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

43-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F111X - Human Anatomy and Physiology I [SEE REVISED BELOW; NEW NUMBER WILL BE F213X], 4 credits (3+3); change course number to F211X; change prerequisites by adding CHEM F103X or CHEM F105X and change corresponding "recommended" section; add "or permission of instructor" to CHEM prerequisites; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Christa Mulder, x6294.
Assigned to Peter F.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved. Hold for moving forward with #44-UCCh. (below).
1/17/2013: Received copy of revised format 2 form: removal of "recommended" from the prerequisites. 1/30/2013: #44 revision received.  Sent approval form to Provost.
2/1/2013: Note: Registrar's Office to check on transfer issues.
2/15/2013: Approval is on hold while distance delivery issues are being addressed.
CRC approved with addition of "permission of instructor" added to prerequisites.
Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

44-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F112X - Human Anatomy and Physiology II [SEE REVISED BELOW; NEW NUMBER WILL BE F214X], 4 credits (3+3); change course number to F212X; change prerequisites by adding CHEM F103X or CHEM F105X and change corresponding "recommended" section; add "or permission of instructor" to CHEM prerequisites; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Christa Mulder, x6294.
Assigned to Peter F.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC conditionally approved; Peter F. to follow up with requested changes.
1/28/2013: REVISED Format 2 received and posted below.  Approval forwarded to Provost.
2/1/2013: Note: Registrar's Office to check on transfer issues.
2/15/2013: Approval is on hold while distance delivery issues are being addressed.
CRC approved with addition of "permission of instructor" added to prerequisites.
Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

45-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL / CHEM F261 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology[NEW NUMBER IS F360], 4 credits (3+3); change course title to "Cell and Molecular Biology"; reduce credits from 4 to 3 and change credit distribution to (3+0) removing the lab component; change course number and course level to F3xx for both BIOL and CHEM listings; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, and add prerequisite of BIOL F2xx - Principles of Genetics (currently BIOL F362, but change has been submitted -- see #48-UCCh. below -- the NEW NUMBER WILL BE F260); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Kristin O'Brien, x5311.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved. Registrar's Office to provide new course number (BIOL / CHEM).
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

46-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F271 - Principles of Ecology (n), [REVISED SYLLABUS POSTED BELOW; NEW NUMBER IS F371] 4 credits (3+3); remove (n); change course level from lower division to upper division, and change course number to F3xx; indicate frequency of offering as fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Diane Wagner, x5227.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved as revised.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

47-UCCh.: Course Change:BIOL F334 W - Structure and Function of Vascular Plants (n) [additional justification for change added 1/8/2013], [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 4 credits (3+3); remove (n); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F239; add MATH F107 or higher, and STAT F200X; offered odd-numbered spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Donie Bret-Harte, x5434.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 1/11/2013 posted additional justification on Format 2 form (above). 1/15/2013: Discussed at length at CRC. Jennie will follow up.
1/23/2013: Revised syllabus, project guidelines and rubrics received and posted below.
2/1/2013: CRC discussed further.
3/1/2013: CRC confirmed approval of this course.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

48-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F362 - Principles of Genetics, 4 credits (3+3); change course level from upper division to lower division, and change course number to F260; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Diana Wolf, x5538. [NEW NUMBER WILL BEF260.]
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved. Registrar's Office to provide new course number. (See related #45-UCCh. - BIOL/CHEM F3xx above.)
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

49-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F441 W, O/2 - Animal Behavior (n), [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to (2+2+1); remove (n); per syllabus, course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; change prerequisites to: STAT F200X; BIOL F310; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; Co-requisite of BIOL F481; or permission of instruct; offered every fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Sasha Kitaysky, x5179.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 3/6/2013: Revised (below) and approved by CRC.
CRC approved with addition of "permission of instructor" added to prerequisites.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

50-UCCh.: Course Change:BIOL F473 W - Limnology[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] , 4 credits (2+3+2); reduce from 4 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (2+3); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; update course description; offered each fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jay Jones, x7972.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 3/1/2013: Discussed at CRC.  Revised syllabus posted on 3/2/2013.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

51-UNC: New Course:BIOL F488 - Research Experience in Biology, [SEE REVISED BELOW.  NEW NUMBER IS F490] 3 credits (1+0+6); prerequisites include CHEM F105X, CHEM F106X, BIOL F115X, BIOL F116X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and repeatable up to 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits; to be offered each semester; effective Fall 2013. [F490 is new number.]
Contact: Barbara Taylor, x2487.TO BE NUMBERED 490.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 3/1/2013: CRC discussed and approved upon revisions. See below:
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

52-UNC: New Course: BIOL F4xx W - Metabolism and Biochemistry, [SEE REVISED BELOW - COURSE TO BE NUMBERED F403 W] 4 credits (1.5+7.5); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGLS F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X; BIOL F3xx - Cell and Molecular Biology (course change submitted changing it from BIOL F261 to 3xx); or permission of instructor; "W" designator request (submitted Format 7); letter graded and not repeatable; to be offer every fall; effective Fall 2013.  Related to #1-Core at Core Review Committee (approved).
Contact: Barbara Taylor, x2487.  COURSE TO BE NUMBERED F403 W
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 3/1/2013: Reviewed and ready to be approved at CRC.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

53-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A., Minor - Film: [Note department name change below] Revisions to degree major requirements to reflect course changes and added course options (total degree credits remain at 120); and revision to the Minor to reflect course requirement changes totalling 9 credits, with 9 additional credits of department approved film electives, increasing total from 17 to 18 credits; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Maya Salganek, x5950.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 11/15/2012: CRC discussed; will request revisions.
11/29/2012: CRC discussed; revisions requested by Ed were received same day; tracking down related course paperwork. 
12/13/2012: CRC approved, related new course needs approval - #134-UNC.
1/30/2013: Related new course approved.  This program change will be moved forward to the Provost.
2/15/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

54-UPCh.: Program Change:B.A. - Theatre [Note department name change below]: Remove the concentration of Film / Multimedia from the Theatre major (has no current students; interested students are enrolled in Film degree program); catalog listing clean-up to emphasize requirement of 39 upper division credits for degree majors; changes reflecting current course change submissions (change THR F220 to F320; THR F235 to F335); catalog clean-up to consolidate all major requirements and pull them out of the concentration areas; clarify Theatre Practicum note in catalog description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carrie Baker, x7754.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 11/15/2012: CRC discussed and approved.
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

55-UCCh.: Course Change: THR F220 - Voice and Speech for the Actor, 3 credits (2+2); change credit distribution to (3+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number from F220 to F320; add frequency of offering as "offered alternate years"; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carrie Baker, x7754.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 11/8/2012: CRC discussed and approved.
11/14/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

56-UCCh.: Course Change: THR F221 - Acting II (h), 3 credits (1+4); change credit distribution to (3+0); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Stephan Golux, x5253.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 11/8/2012: CRC discussed and approved.
11/15/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

57-UCDr.: Course Drop: THR F225 - Movement of the Actor, 3 credits (1+4); course no longer needed since the creation of THR F321 last year; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carrie Baker, x7754.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

58-UCCh.: Course Change:THR F235 - The Collaborative Process (h), 3 credits (3+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number from F235 to F335; change frequency of offering to "offered alternate years"; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Stephan Golux, x5253.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 11/8/2012: CRC discussed and approved.
11/15/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

59-UCCh.: Course Change: THR F347 O - Lighting Design (h), 3 credits (3+0); remove cross-listings with Film and Journalism and remove from eLearning / Distance Ed; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Kade Mendelowitz, x7638.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: CRC discussed and wants further confirmation re cross-listing drops.  Ed H. to follow up.
11/15/2012: Both FLM and JRN have approved dropping their cross-listing with THR.  CRC has approved.  (Ref. 11/8/2012 emails re Theatre Courses.)
11/17/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

60-UCDr.: Course Drop: THR F410 - Styles Acting (h), 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed since the creation of THR F321 last year; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carrie Baker, x7754.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

61-UCDr.: Course Drop: THR F412 W - Theatre History II (h), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in many years; effective Fall 2013. (Copied to Core Review Committee, also.)
Contact: Bethany Marx, x5365.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved. 11/5/2012: Core Review Cmte approved the drop.
11/15/2012: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

62-UCDr.: Course Drop:THR F485 - Edward Albee Prince William Sound Theatre Conference (h), 3 credits (1+6); course has not been taught in 8 years and no faculty available to teach it; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Carrie Baker, x7754.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/26/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

63-UNP:  New Minor: Emergency Management [SEE REVISION BELOW]: 15 credits consisting of HSEM F301; options for 9 credits from among HSEM courses; and options for 6 credits from other program areas; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status:  11/12/2012: Revised proposal received -- addition of course option: GEOS F120X (under item 3 of requirements).
11/15/2012: CRC approved and sent to Curricular Affairs Committee.
(11/19/2012: CAC has approved; forwarded on for 12/3/2012 Faculty Senate)
12/3/2013: Faculty Senate approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

64-UNP: New Minor: Military Security Studies[SEE REVISED BELOW]: 16 credits consisting of ten credits transferred from the Joint Service Transcript (JST) for military education and/or training as approved by the program director; and two courses from a list of course options from the HSEM and MILS program, or courses pre-approved by the program director; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 11/15/2012: CRC approved and sent to Curricular Affairs Committee.
(11/19/2012:  CAC is still discussing this proposal.)
12/3/2012: Revised new minor received for CAC meeting held on 12/3/2012.
12/17/2012: CAC has approved. Will move forward to Administrative Committee.
12/3/2013: Faculty Senate approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

65-UPCh.: Program Change: B.E.M. - Emergency Management: [SEE REVISED BELOW]  Revise the degree requirements to include "cyber security or equivalent military credit as approved by the program director" as part of the "30 credits of major requirements from the UAF emergency services A.A.S. degree or any regionally accredited institution with a simlar type of program..."; revise HSEM course requirements as major requirements to reflect "a major within the BEM degree "Emergency Managment and Homeland Security"; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Assigned to Peter F.
Status: 12/13/2012: Discussed at CRC. Peter to follow up.
2/14/2013: Revised format 5 received and posted below.
2/15/2013: Discussed further at CRC.  Rainer to follow up. Stacey meeting with SOM on Monday.
3/1/2013: Approved as revised. Final revision received 3/6/2013 and posted below:
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

66-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate - Tribal Management [SEE REVISED BELOW]: revision of program description and areas of study; addition of approved course options under areas of study; effective Fall 2013.
Content: Kevin Illingworth, x5710.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 1/10/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

67-UPCh.: Program Change:A.A.S. - Tribal Management[SEE REVISED BELOW]: revision of program description and areas of study; addition of approved course options under areas of study; effective Fall 2013.
Content: Kevin Illingworth, x5710.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 1/10/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted.
2/1/2013: CRC approved as revised.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

68-UNC: New Course STACKED: MIN F445 / F645 - Accidents, Emergency and Safety Management in Mines, [REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW FOR F445 level] 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 Rainer N.
Status: Curriculum Review Committee reviewing; changes requested.
11/9/2012: Revised F445 syllabus received and posted below. (Course description modified; rubric added for course project.)
12/13/2012: CRC has approved F445 level of course.  F645 level under review at GAAC.
5/14/2013: Provost approved F445 level of course; F645 level still under review at GAAC and will carry over to next review cycle
See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

69-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Earth Science: Reduce overall credits of degree from 130 credits to 120-130 credits depending upon option; addition of three options to include: Earth Systems Science, Geological Hazards and Mitigation, and Secondary Education; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Sarah Fowell, x7810.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC provisionally approved with some minor changes to be requested; Gary J. to follow up. 1/15/2013: Minor revisions still to be received from department.
2/11/2013: Revised form received and posted below. Moved forward to Provost.
2/16/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

70-UPCh.: Program Change:B.S. - Geoscience [REPLACED BY #70A-UPCh, BELOW]: Drop the degree requirement of CHEM F106X for the Geophysics option (but keep it for the options of Geology, Paleontology,  and Geospatial Sciences; add an additional 3 credits of upper-division GEOS or other advisor-approved upper-division courses to the Geophysics option; and change course number of GEOS F377 O to F477 O (minor course change format 2A submitted); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Erin Pettit, x5389.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

70A-UPCh.: Program Change: B.S. - Geoscience: This revised version of #70 fixes an unintended requirement that resulted from the earlier version. Because the concentrations have different requirements for courses offered by other departments, some of these got rolled into the "major requirements". Students would have had to earn C or better in them, which was not intended.  Concentration requirements have therefore been reorganized.  This newer version received on 2/13/2013.
3/10/2013: Provost approved as revised. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

71-UNC: New Course:GEOS F380 - Geological Hazards, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include GEOS F101X or GEOS F120X; GEOS F112X or GEOS F106X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered in spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jessica Larsen, x7992.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

72-UNC: New Course:ESLG F121 - Intermediate Academic Listening and Speaking I, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 50 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Duff Johnston, x5235.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

73-UNC: New Course: ESLG F131 - Intermediate Academic Listening and Speaking II, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 50 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Duff Johnston, x5235.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

74-UNC: New Course: ESLG F141 - Advanced Academic Listening and Speaking I, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 60 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Duff Johnston, x5235.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

75-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - History: Update of the program description for the UAF Catalog; no changes to degree requirements; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John Heaton, x7126.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC reviewed and approved with minor change.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

76-UNC: New Course: JRN F433 W - Public Relations Techniques [F432 - SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); [note that course number is repeat of one dropped in 2006 / F432 will be used instead]; "W" designator requested (Format 7 submitted) prerequisites include ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, JRN F202, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Lynne Lott, x6245.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: (11/5/2012:  Core Review approved the "W" request.)
11/29/2012: CRC discussed and approved; however, a new course number needs to be used rather than F433.  Stacey provided alt. course numbers to Chuen-Sen.
12/3/2012: COURSE NUMBER WILL BE F432; and, prerequisites revised to remove redundant "ENGL F111X".  With these changes, new course is approved by CRC.
12/7/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

77-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Music:[Credit total changed.] Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); reduce credits required for degree from 130 to 120 credits total; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: William Post, x5827.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC provisionally approved with confirmation of total number of credits; Craig W. to follow up. 1/15/2013: Craig has not heard back from department; Rainer checking credit totals.
3/1/2013: Approved at CRC with total minimum credits revised to 120.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

78-UPCh.: Program Change: B.M. - Music - Education [Credit totals changed]:  Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); correct minimum required credits for the degree options: 133 credits for the Elementary option; 130 credits for the Secondary option; and 145 credits for the K-12 option; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: William Post, x5827.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC provisionally approved with confirmation of total number of credits; Craig W. to follow up. 1/15/2013: Craig has not heard back from department; Leah checking credit totals.
3/1/2013: Approved at CRC with total minimum credits required revised to 133 for the Elementary concentration; 130 credits for Secondary concentration, and 145 credits for the K-12 concentration.
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

79-UPCh.: Program Change: B.M. - Music - Performance:  Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); change does not affect minimum required credits for the degree; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: William Post, x5827.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC provisionally approved with confirmation of total number of credits; Craig W. to follow up. 1/15/2013: Discussed further. CRC has approved with corrected total of 122 minimum credits.
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

80-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Music: Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); change does not affect minimum required credits for the degree; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: William Post, x5827.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 1/15/2013: Discussed at CRC and approved.
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

81-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate and A.A.S. - Information Technology Specialist [SEE REVISED BELOW]: change requirements for Certificate by dropping CITS F201 and F202 from required list; and change program coordinator approved course offerings by removing CITS F133 and F146 and adding CITS F201, F241, F242, F262 and F263 to approved list; change requirements for A.A.S. by dropping CITS F201, F202, F203, and F241 from required list and adding CITS F281, and F284 or F285 to required list; remove section of courses comprised of 15-16 credits of pgm. coordinator approved courses; add requirement of 6 credits from CITS, CIOS or CS; add concentrations of Computing Technology, Network and Cybersecurity, and Network and System Administration; remove concentration of Web Development and Administration; changes consolidate degree requirements common to all of the concentrations; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Keith Swarner, 455-2820.
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 1/15/2013: CRC discussed and the Certificate portion is approved.  (Andres to follow up re the AAS portion.)
1/29/2013: Received REVISED Format 5 posted below.
2/1/2013: CRC approved as revised.
2/5/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

82-UNC: New Course:CITS F262 - Cybersecurity Defense and Countermeasures, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CITS F261 or equivalent skills; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Keith Swarner, 455-2820.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

83-UNC: New Course: CITS F263 - Network Security Penetration Testing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CITS F261 or equivalent skills; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Keith Swarner, 455-2820.
Assigned to Peter F.
Status: 11/29/2012: CRC approved.
11/30/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

84-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Rural Development: concentration area names have been changed and corresponding course requirements and options have been revised; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones, x6842.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: 1/15/2013: Discussed at CRC and approved.
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

85-UNC: New Course: ANS F458 - The Politics of Indigenous Identity, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Gordon Pullar, 279-2706; Jenny Bell-Jones, x6842.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: Carry over to fall 2013 CRC review cycle. Will be offered as special topics in spring '14 in the meantime.
2/24/2014: CRC approved (2013-14 review cycle).
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  

86-UCCh.: Course Change: FISH F487 W, O - Fisheries Management, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); remove cross-listing as NRM F487 (constituting a major rather than minor change); remove redundant list of prerequisites that are already required by existing prerequisite of ENGL F414; add prerequisites of STAT F200X and FISH F288; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up re prerequisite issue; approved with revisions.
4/15/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

87-UCCh.: Course Change: ECE F340 - Financial Management of Early Childhood Programs, 3 credits (1+4); change credit distribution to (3+0+0) as practicum occurs in ECE F471; change prerequisites  by removing ECE F245 or permission of instructor, and adding ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Veronica Plumb, 455-2038.
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: CRC approved.
12/7/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

88-UCCh.: 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 Leah B.
Status: Discussed at CRC.  2/7/2013: Revised syllabi received and posted below.
2/11/2013: Newer revisions to syllabi received and posted below.
2/15/2013: CRC has approved according to latest revisions of 2/11/2013.
3/7/2013: GAAC approved with final revisions.
3/7/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

89-UNC: 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.
Contact: Donald Peterson, x6180.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: 2/1/2013: CRC discussed and looked at revised syllabi received 1/17/2013.  Further revisions requested.  2/7/2013: Second revised syllabi received and posted below.  2/11/2013: Newer revisions to syllabi and Format 1 form received and posted below.
2/15/2013: CRC has approved according to latest revisions of 2/11/2013.
3/7/2013: GAAC approved with final revisions.
3/7/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

90-UNP: New Minor: Interdisciplinary Minor: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Consists of 18 credits from courses relevant to a body of knowledge and skills, which will be reviewed and approved by three faculty appointed by the Dean of General Studies; effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Contact: Alex Fitts, x6253.
Status: 10/25/2012: CRC approved.  Curricular Affairs Committee approved.
12/3/2012: Faculty Senate approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

91-UPCh.: Program Change: B.S., Minor - Physics: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Integration of degree program requirements for B.S. - Applied Physics into the Physics degree program, thus creating concentrations of "Physics", "Applied Physics", Atmospheric Physics", "Computational Physics", and "Technical Management"; and removal of PHYS F103X / F104X from the requirements for the Minor; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer, x6108.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 2/15/2013: CRC discussed.  The mention of BA in the Catalog discussed, since program is suspended and being taught out. Need for more upper division "W" courses.
3/1/2013: Further discussion. 3/6/2013: CRC has approved as revised (below).
3/10/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

92-UPCh.: Program Change: O.E. - Sustainable Energy: Reduce minimum credits required from 13 to 12; add course options to make the program more accessible across regions; add more Math course options; reduce required courses to 6 credits from 13, adding 6 credits of approved electives; effective term following approval.
Contact: Tom Marsik, 842-5109.
Status: 11/16/2012: Email approvals for Curriculum Review / Curricular Affairs and FS President.
Sent to Provost.
11/19/2012: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

93-UPCh.: Program Change: Associate of Science: Program description change listing all CRCD campuses because the degree is available from each CRCD location; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Suze Nolan, x5109.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved. Under review at Provost's Office.
1/14/2013:Provost disapproved and referred back to CRCD. 
Reference the form posted on the Curriculum Approvals web page.

94-UCDr. [cross-listing]: Course Drop [cross-listing]:  SWE F471 W - Software Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); but KEEPING the CS F471 W course -- only dropping the SWE cross-listing because the MSE degree program is suspended; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jon Genetti, x7537
Status: 12/17/2012: CRC approved.
1/17/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

95-UPCh.: Program Change: B.S. - Computer Science: Add two new required course (forms submitted) CS F371 - Computer Ethics and Technical Communication, and CS F372 - Software Construction; remove CS F451 as an option in the course requirements; remove ENGL F314 W from course requirements; update catalog to reflect course title changes of CS F471 W and CS F472 W,O to Senior Capstone I and II, respectively; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jon Genetti, x7537
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 3/1/2013: CRC approved as revised.
3/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

96-UNC: New Course: CS F371 - Computer Ethics and Technical Communication, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; and CS F202; to be letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jon Genetti, x7537
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 3/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

97-UNC: New Course: CS F372 - Software Construction, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CS F311; to be letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jon Genetti, x7537
Assigned to Craig W.
Status: 3/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

98-UPCh.: Program Change:B.S. - Petroleum Engineering: Remove PETE F103, PETE F104, PETE F205 and PETE F206 from the program major requirements (drop forms submitted for these courses); add new course PETE F101 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production (format 1 submitted); change total of minimum credits required from 134 to 133; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

99-UNC: New Course:PETE F101 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of freshman standing in Petroleum Engineering or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

100-UCDr.: Course Drop: PETE F103 - Survey of Energy Industries, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

101-UCDr.: Course Drop: PETE F104 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

102-UCDr.: Course Drop: PETE F205 - Fundamentals of Drilling Practices, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

103-UCDr.: Course Drop: PETE F206 - Introduction to Petroleum Production, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Shirish Patil, x7734.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

104-UPCh.:  Program Change: Certificate - Diesel / Heavy Equipment: Addition of three new courses to the major program requirements, and removal of WMT F103 and WMT F105; no change in total credits for program; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Brian Rencher, 455-2843, (bkrencher)
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 12/20/2012: Department has been contacted via email.
2/15/2013: Provisionally approved at CRC with some further minor revisions to course syllabi.
2/25/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

105-UNC: New Course: DSLT F110 - Basic Industrial Fabrication [SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 AND SYLLABUS BELOW], 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two-week mode of delivery; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; no prerequisites but restrictions include "departmental approval"; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Brian Rencher, 455-2843, (bkrencher)
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 12/20/2012: Department has been contacted via email with suggested changes.
1/8/2013: Revised Format 1 form received; posted 2/6/2013.
2/11/2013: RE-revised Format 1 form and syllabus received and posted on 2/13/2013 (below)
2/15/2013: Provisionally approved with some further very minor changes to syllabi.
2/25/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

106-UNC: New Course: DSLT F111 - Diesel Emissions [SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 AND SYLLABUS BELOW], 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two week mode of delivery; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; no prerequisites but restrictions include "departmental approval"; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Brian Rencher, 455-2843, (bkrencher)
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 12/20/2012: Department has been contacted via email with suggested changes.
1/8/2013: Revised Format 1 form received; posted 2/6/2013.
2/15/2013: Provisionally approved with some further very minor changes to syllabi.
2/25/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

107-UNC: New Course: DSLT F210 - Heavy Equipment Fabrication, [SEE REVISED FORMAT 1 AND SYLLABUS BELOW] 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two week mode of delivery; prerequisite of DSLT F110 and special restriction of "departmental approval"; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Brian Rencher, 455-2843, (bkrencher)
Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 12/20/2012: Department has been contacted via email with suggested changes.
1/8/2013: Revised Format 1 form received; posted 2/6/2013.
2/15/2013: Provisionally approved with some further very minor changes to syllabi.
2/25/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

Wildland Fire Program Changes Overview - Updated 12/13/2012 (PDF)
Learning Outcomes for the A.A.S. (PDF, received 1-14-2013)

108-UPCh.:  Program Change:A.A.S. - Emergency Services: Wildland Fire Control [SEE REVISED BELOW]: Integrate five new courses as program requirements ( list ) and ten new courses as major electives; change ten existing courses; reduce overall credits from 69 to 63; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Status: 1/15/2013: CRC discussed at length; Ed H. to follow up.
1/24/2013: Received revised Format 5, posted below.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

109-UNC: New Course: FIRE F152 - Wildland Firefighter II, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; special restrictions include ability / strength to start a portable pump and chainsaw; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Status: 12/13/2012: CRC approved.
3/6/2013: Corrected credit distribution to (3+0).
12/14/2012: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

110-UCCh.: Course Change: FIRE F153 - Advanced Wildland Firefighter, 3 credits (2.5+1); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Wildland Firefighter III; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Leah B.
Status: 1/15/2013: CRC discussed at length; Ed to follow up.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

111-UNC: New Course:FIRE F154 - Basic Wildland Fire Safety, 1.5 credits (1.5+0); prerequisite of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Leah B.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

112-UCCh.: Course Change: FIRE F155 - Wildland Fire Behavior, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Wildland Fire Behavior I; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Jennie C.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

113-UCCh.: Course Change:FIRE F159 - Wildland Fire Operations Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); change prerequisites to include only  FIRE F151, FIRE F153 or permission of instructor, and remove FIRE F155, FIRE F157, and FIRE F254; update course description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Jennie C.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

114-UCCh.: Course Change: FIRE F161 - Wildland Fire Logistics Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Incident Logistics Function; remove prerequisites of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Peter F.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

115-UNC: New Course:FIRE F163 - Wildland Fire Dispatch I, 2 credits (2+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Peter F.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

116-UCCh.: Course Change:FIRE F165 - Wildland Fire Planning Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to ICS and the Incident Planning Function; update course description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Mary / Siri.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

117-UNC: New Course: FIRE F170 - Incident Information, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Mary / Siri.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

118-UNC: New Course: FIRE F176 - Wildland Fire Ignition Operations, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of FIRE F155 or permission of instructor;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

119-UNC: New Course:FIRE F251 - Wildland Firefighter IV, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F151, FIRE F153, FIRE F155 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved with hard copy revisions (to be scanned).
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

120-UCCh.: Course Change: FIRE F252 - Wildland Fire Prevention, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Wildland Fire Prevention I; remove prerequisite of FIRE F153; update course description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Gary J.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

121-UNC: New Course: FIRE F253 - Wildland Fire Investigation I, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F151, FIRE F155, FIRE F252 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Gary J.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

122-UCCh.: Course Change:FIRE F254 - Wildland Fire Finance Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 1.5 and change credit distribution to (1.5+0); change title to Incident Finance and Administration; remove prerequisites of FIRE F151, FIRE F153 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

123-UNC: New Course: FIRE F255 - Wildland Fire Behavior II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F155 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Chuen-Sen L.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

124-UNC: New Course: FIRE F257 - Wildland Fire Helicopter Management, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F157 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Andres L.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

125-UCCh.: Course Change: FIRE F262 - Wildland Fire Control II, 3 credits (3+0); change from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Tactical Operations; remove previous prerequisites keeping FIRE F155 and add new prerequisite of FIRE F251 or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Andres L.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

126-UNC: New Course: FIRE F264 - Incident Business Practices, 1.5 credits (1.5+0); prerequisite of FIRE F254; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Rainer N.
Status:1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

127-UNC: New Course: FIRE F276 - Prescribed Fire I, 2 credits (2+0);prerequisite of FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Rainer N.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

128-UNC: New Course: FIRE F277 - Prescribed Fire II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FIRE F251, FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Craig W.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

129-UNC: New Course:FIRE F278 - Prescribed Fire III, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: John George, 907-347-8386.
Assigned to Ed H.; Craig W.
Status: 1/15/2013: Ed will follow up with revisions.
3/1/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  (REVISION TO BE POSTED)
3/6/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

130-UNC: New Course: BIOL F461 - Principles of Virology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F261, BIOL F342, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; to be cross-listed with the new dept. of Veterinary Medicine and a signature is included for this; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Jiguo (Jack) Chen, x6566.
Assigned to Leah B.
Status: Carry over to fall 2013 CRC review cycle.  In the meantime, course may be offered one more time as a trial course during the 13-14 academic year.

131-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate - Health Care Reimbursement: addition of ENGL F111X and HLTH F130 as course options for requirements; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Christa Bartlett, x2823.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 1/25/2013: CRC approved.
1/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

132-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate - Medical Assistant: addition of HLTH F130 as course option for requirements; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Christa Bartlett, x2823.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 1/25/2013: CRC approved.
1/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

133-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate - Medical / Dental Reception: addition of HLTH F130 as course option for requirements; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Christa Bartlett, x2823.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 1/25/2013: CRC approved.
1/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

134-UNC: New Course: FLM / JRN F458 - SFX Up Your Video, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FLM F290, FLM F271 or F280; video editing experience or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Kade Mendelowitz, x7638.
Assigned to Mary G./Siri T.
Status: 12/17/2012: Provisionally approved at CRC with checking of the related cross-listings.
1/25/2013: CRC has approved (cross-list approved with JRN).
1/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals web page.

135-UPCh.: Program Change:B.B.A. - Accounting: Reduce minimum required total credits from 123 to 120; add "W" and "O/2" designations to HSEM F445 (Formats 6 and 7 submitted) and add course along with BA F456W as options to take instead of ENGL F314 W, O/2; remove ACCT F414 from program major requirements; add "O/2" designation to ACCT F414 and use it as a course option instead (Format 6 submitted); update course options to reflect "W" added to ACCT F472 (Format 7 submitted); remove AIS F473 from course options; remove Catalog note; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Charlie Sparks, x5037.
Status: Jennifer C. has followed up with dept.; revised Format 5 received 2/26/2013.
Status: 3/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

136-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. and Minor - Journalism: remove B.A. degree concentrations of Broadcast Journalism, New Media, News-Editorial, and Photojournalism; revise the degree major requirements and approved electives; update Minor requirements to reflect course changes; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Brian O'Donoghue, x7761.
Status: 3/1/2013: Discussed at CRC. Revisions requested.
1/31/2013: Memo summarizing submitted paperwork (PDF)
3/18/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

137-UNC: New Course: JRN F302 W - Reporting, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0);  prerequisites include JRN F101, JRN F202, JRN F251, ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, or instructor's permission; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; Format 7 for "W" also submitted; effective Fall 2013. (Related: 13-Core)
Contact: Brian O'Donoghue, x7761.
Status: 3/1/2013: Approved at CRC.  Core Review Committee has approved with addition of ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, to prerequisites.
3/18/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

138-UCCh.: Course Change:JRN F454 - Advanced TV News Production, 3 credits (1+6); "O" request simultaneously submitted; change title to "Newscast"; repeatable one time with only the first 3 credits counting toward major requirements and second 3 credits counting toward approved electives; change prerequisites adding JRN F101 and JRN F202 and JRN F302 to remaining JRN F251, and removing JRN F452 and JRN F453; effective Fall 2013. (Related: 14-Core)
Contact: Robert Prince, x6249.
Status: 3/8/2013: Discussed at CRC; issues regarding repeatability.
3/6/2013: Has been approved at Core Review upon receipt of revised Format 6 and syllabus.
3/12/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

139-UNC: New Course:BIOL F145 - An Introduction to Field Entomology, [as revised] 1 credit (.75+.75); summer course to be offered in a compressed 3-day format; not intended to be used as a biology elective by biological science majors; Pass/Fail grading; to be offered each summer; effective Fall 2013. [Paperwork indicates offering in Summer 2013 -- notify instructor this may not be possible.]
Contact: Derek Sikes, x6278. New number if F145.
Status: 3/8/2013: CRC has approved with a credit distribution of (.75+.75).
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

140-UNC: New Course: RELG F114 - The Bible in the Quran, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW]  1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; five-week course to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, x2836.
Status: 2/15/2013: CRC discussed. 3/22/2013: CRC discussed further.  Follow-up to be done on (h) designation and revisions.
3/29/2013: Provisionally approved upon receipt of changes.
4/5/2013: CLA has approved (h) for these courses.
4/8/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

141-UNC: New Course: REGL F115 - End of Days - Apocalypse Across the Ages, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; five-week course to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, x2836.
Status:  2/15/2013: CRC discussed. 3/22/2013: CRC discussed further.  Follow-up to be done on (h) designation and revisions.
3/29/2013: Provisionally approved upon receipt of changes.
4/5/2013: CLA has approved (h) for these courses.
4/8/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

142-UNC: New Course: RELG F231 - Prophecy, Shamanism and Scripture, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, x2836.
Status:  2/15/2013: CRC discussed. 3/22/2013: CRC discussed further.  Follow-up to be done on (h) designation and revisions.
3/29/2013: Provisionally approved upon receipt of changes.
4/5/2013: CLA has approved (h) for these courses.
4/8/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

143-UNC: New Course: RECR F130U - Hot Hula Fitness, 1 credit (0+3); graded pass / fail; no prerequisites; not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, x2836.
Status: 3/9/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

144-UNC: New Course: HSEM F221 - Introduction to Homeland Security, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
4/5/2013: CRC approved as revised.
4/6/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

145-UNC: New Course: HSEM F223 - Terrorism: A Global Threat,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Status: 4/1/2013: Revisions requested by CRC submitted. ENGL F111X added as prerequisite (or permission of instructor).
4/5/2013: CRC approved as revised.
4/6/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

146-UNC: New Course: HSEM F225 - Intelligence Analysis and Security Management, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Status: 4/1/2013: Revisions requested by CRC submitted. ENGL F111X added as prerequisite (or permission of instructor).
4/5/2013: CRC approved as revised.
4/6/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

147-UNC: New Course: HSEM F227 - Transportation and Border Security, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Cam Carlson, x6537.
Status: 4/1/2013: Revisions requested by CRC submitted. ENGL F111X added as prerequisite (or permission of instructor).
4/5/2013: CRC approved as revised.
4/6/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

148-UPCh.: Program Change:Certificate - Applied Business Management: Add and/or drop courses under the concentrations of Administrative Management, Human Resources, Marketing, and Office Administration; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Andy Anger, x2862; Charlie Dexter, x2837.
Assigned to: Andres L.
Status: CRC approved upon receipt of minor changes.
Sent to Registrar's Office upon receipt of changes.

149-UPCh.: Program Change:A.A.S. - Applied Business: Add four course options (BA F307, ECON F201 or F102, BA F317, BA F343) and drop one (ABUS F275) to the general business requirements; add and/or drop courses under the concentrations of Administrative Management, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Public Management, and Tourism; effective Fall 2013.
Contact: Andy Anger, x2862; Charlie Dexter, x2837.
Assigned to: Andres L.
Status: CRC approved upon receipt of minor changes.
Sent to Registrar's Office upon receipt of changes.

150-UPCh.: Program Change:Certificate - Baking and Pastry Arts: Add two new courses, CAH F180 - Artisan Break Making, and CAH F181 - International Breads, to the elective options.  No change to the degree requirements. Effective Fall 2013 upon approval.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 3/1/2013: CRC has approved upon revisions to new courses.
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

151-UNC: New Course: CAH F180 - Artisan Bread Making,[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 2 credits (.5+1.5); six-week course; no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon content change; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 3/1/2013: CRC has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

152-UNC: New Course: CAH F181 - International Breads, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 2 credits (.5+1.5); six-week course; no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon content change; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Ed H.
Status: 3/1/2013: CRC has approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
3/11/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

153-UPCh.:  Program Change: B.A. - Child Development and Family Studies:  Clarify options for students transferring in to the degree program with an A.A. or A.A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited college or university; effective Fall 2013.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status: CRC has approved.
Status: 3/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

154-UCCh.: 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.
Contact: David Mollett, x5657.
Status: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed.  Repeatability is at odds with frequency of offering.  Jennie C. to follow up.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

155-UCCh.: 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.
Contact: David Mollett, x5657.
Status: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed.  Repeatability is at odds with frequency of offering.  Jennie C. to follow up.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

156-UNC: 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: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 CRC review cycle.  In the meantime, dept. will offer as a seminar course during 13-14 academic year.

WITHDRAWN 157-UCCh.: Course Change (Stacked): PSY F469 / F669 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add O/2 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. [Ref. 53-GCCh. / 15-Core.]
Contact: Janet Schichnes, x6163.
Status: 4/26/2013: Revised syllabus with sample rubric for F469 received at request of Core Review. Copy posted below.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle. 5/17/2013: Email from J. Schichnes to table. Contact will be E. Lopez.
3/5/2014: COURSE WITHDRAWN. (Email of 3/5/2014)

158-UNC: New Course: NORS F201 - The Circumpolar North: An Introductory Overview (s), 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery; no prerequisites; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013).
Contact: Mary Ehrlander, Laura Schneider, x7126.
Status: 4/5/2013: CRC discussed at length; Siri to follow-up with instructor.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 CRC review cycle.  In the meantime, dept. will offer as a special topics eLearning course during 13-14 academic year.
2/27/2014: CRC approved the course as revised.  See 2013-14 Course Approvals page.

REVIEW SUSPENDED - No instructor
159-UNC:
New Course: NORS F474 - The Changing Arctic: Scientific and Social Perspectives on Change, Adaptation, and Sustainability in the North (s), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of junior standing or higher or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; both classroom and distance delivery modes; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013).
Contact: Maribeth Murray, Laura Schneider, x7126.
Status: 4/5/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: Northern Studies department is discussing whether or not to keep the course because instructor is leaving.
5/10/2013: Department has not indicated if the course will be offered or not.  CRC has suspended review until the dept. has indicated if they will offer it or not since the instructor is departing.

160-UNC: New Course: RUSS F486 - Russian Culture and Society in the 21st Century (h), [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as NORSF476; prerequisite of junior standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013).
Contact: Trina Mamoon, x5460.
Status: 4/12/2013: Discussed at CRC. Issue with no prerequisites; Siri to follow up.
4/17/2013: Revised syllabus received and posted with Format 1, below.
5/10/2013: Confirmed approval by CRC.
5/13/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

161-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Northern Studies: Change the degree course requirements by removing ANL F256, ANL F315 and ANL F316; adding new required course NORS F201 (format 1 submitted), and adding existing course options to include SOC F301, NORS F474, PS F460 and PS F468; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mary Ehrlander, Laura Schneider, x7126.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

162-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Northern Studies: Add new course NORS F201 to requirements; remove ANL F256, ANL F315 and ANL F316; remove PS F263 and PS F462; ; add course options of SOC F301 and NORS F474; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mary Ehrlander, Laura Schneider, x7126.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

163-UPDr.: Program Deletion: Minor in Leadership and Civic Engagement.  Request to delete program due to lack of student demand and faculty resources; effective upon approval of Faculty Senate, and Provost / Chancellor with notification to NWCCU.
Contact: Mary Ehrlander, Laura Schneider, x7126.
Status: 3/22/2013 and 3/29/2013: CRC discussed and Craig W. to follow up with Northern Leadership Center. 
4/5/2013: Discussed at CRC.  SOM will develop a separate, new minor in leadership and submit proposal next fall. 
5/6/2013: Faculty Senate approved discontinuation of this minor at Meeting #191.

164-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Global Studies: change courses  required as entry level courses; remove concentrations and replace with a list of approved course options; change the civic engagement / internship project; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC discussed and will follow up.
4/19/2013: CRC discussed further and recommends the minor be housed in a specific department.  Issue of hidden credits with prerequisites required for courses in the minor.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

165-UNC: New Course: COMM F210 - Argumentation and Critical Thinking, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013).
Contact: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 4/19/2013: CRC discussed.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.  In the meantime, course will be offered as special topics in spring 2014.

166-UNC: New Course: COMM F360 - Introduction to Public Relations, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; any F300-level communication course; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X 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: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
11/01/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

167-UNC: New Course: COMM F480 - Organizational Communication: Performance Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include any F300-level communication course or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered fall of even-numbered years, first offering Fall 2014; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013).
Contact: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

168-UNC: New Course: MUS F152 - Functional Piano I, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include MUS F131 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in MUS F131, restricted to music majors only, permission of instructor required;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall;  effective Fall 2014.
Contact: Lorna Eder, x6576.
Status: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed and revisions to be requested. Provisional approval upon receipt of revisions.
4/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

169-UCCh.: Course Change: MUS F153 - Functional Piano, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); change title to Functional Piano II; change prerequisite to MUS F152 and remove MUS F131 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment; change restriction of non-music majors only to music majors only and permission of instructor required; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014. Will miss Catalog deadline.
Contact: Lorna Eder, x6576.
Status: Status: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed and revisions to be requested.
4/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

170-UNC: New Course: MUS F154 - Functional Piano III, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of MUS F153 and restricted to music majors only, permission of instructor required; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2014.
Contact: Lorna Eder, x6576.
Status: Status: 3/29/2013: CRC discussed and revisions to be requested.
4/4/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

171-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Yup'ik Language and Culture: complete revision of program requirements removing the following courses: ESK F221, ESK F222, ESK F223, ESK F205, ESK F206, ESK F230, ESK F231, ESK F240, ESK F250, ESK F251, ESK F208, ANL F287, ANL F288, ANS F111, ANS/ANTH F242, ANS/ANTH F320, ESK F230, ESK F231, LING F402, LING F410, and LING F450 O; and adding the following courses: ANS F401, ANS F461, ESK F131, ESK F301, ESK F305, and ESK F306; minimum credits required to remain 120; potential issue with upper division credit total; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Lawrence Kaplan, x6582.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC discussed; there are related course requests which have not yet been turned in to the Faculty Senate Office [since received and posetd - see #189, 190 and 191].  Upper division credit problem noted.
4/19/2013: CRC discussed. 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

172-UCDr.: Course Drop:BIOL F135 - The Third Kingdom: Mushrooms and other Fungi, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in several years and there is no student demand or degree requirement; effective upon approval.
Contact: Christa Mulder, x6294.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

173-UCDr.:  Course Drop: BIOL F443 - Microbial Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); primary instructor  is no longer at UAF; little student demand; effective upon approval.
Contact: Christa Mulder, x6294.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

174-UNC: New Course: BIOL F456 - Winter Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of BIOL F371 (formerly F271) - Principles of Ecology, or permission of instructor; class size restricted to 12 students; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Number assigned is F456.]
Contact: Knut Kielland, x6294.
Status: 4/5/2013: CRC approved.
4/6/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

175-UCDr.: Course Drop: HLTH F245 - Phlebotomy Principles and Methods; course being dropped along with HLTH F265 and both will be replaced by a new course, HLTH F255; effective upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree, x2876.
Status: 3/22/2013: Pending discussion of new course at CRC.
3/29/2013: CRC approved with #177-UNC.
4/1/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

176-UCDr.: Course Drop: HLTH F265 - Phlebotomy Externship; course being dropped along with HLTH F245 and both will be replaced by a new course, HLTH F255; effective upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree, x2876.
Status: 3/22/2013:  Pending discussion of new course at CRC.
3/29/2013: CRC approved with #177-UNC.
4/1/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

177-UNC: New Course: HLTH F255 - Phlebotomy Principles, Methods and Externship, 5 credits (2+1+7); course will meet for 6 hours per week for the the first seven weeks, then followed by 100 hours of externship; prerequisites include HLTH F122 or current First Aid and CPR cards, Accuplacer reading comprehension score of 65 or above; and DEVM F060; and documentation of positive antibody titer for hepatits B, current immunizations or titers to measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, flu shot and two step PPD within the past year; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013.
Contact: Cathy Winfree, x2876.
Status: 3/29/2013: CRC approved as revised.
4/1/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

178-UCCh.: Course Change: DEVE F060 - Preparatory College Writing I, 3 credits (3+0); change course number and level to F100 to allow students to receive elective credit for the course; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Dana Greci, x5580.
Status: Sent to SADAC for review.

179-UCCh.: Course Change: DEVE F070 - Preparatory College Writing II, 3 credits (3+0); change course number and level to F104 to allow students to receive elective credit for the course; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Dana Greci, x5580.
Status: Sent to SADAC for review.

180-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Construction Trades Technology:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Add concentrations to the certificate in Carpentry, Facility Maintenance, and Sustainable Energy, changing minimum credits from 36.5 to a variable 30-36.5 depending upon concentration; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Hirt, x6764.
Status: 3/22/2013: Provisional approval at CRC; Peter F. to follow up with requested revisions.
5/1/2013: Revisions sent; OK'd on 5/2/'13. Correction made 5/9/2013. Approved to move forward to Provost.
5/13/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

181-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate Degree Requirements: update the Human Relations course offerings by removing ECE F245 (no longer offered) and replace it with two ECE course options: ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Requested by Patty Meritt, Social & Human Development, CRCD.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC discussed as a correction in light of ECE course having been dropped; Registrar's Office will update Catalog section.

182-UPCh.: Program Change:Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements: update the Human Relations course offerings by removing ECE F245 (no longer offered) and replace it with two ECE course options: ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Requested by Patty Meritt, Social & Human Development, CRCD.
Status: CRC discussed as a correction in light of ECE course having been dropped; Registrar's Office will update Catalog section.

183-UCCh.: Course Change: ECE F270 - Practicum II, 3 credits (0.5+0); correct the credit distribution to (0.5+0+15); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt, x2883.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed. Ed H. to follow up.
4/19/2013: CRC has provisionally approved with addition of disabilities statement.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

184-UCCh.: Course Change: ECE F132 - Young Child and the Family, 1 credit (1+0); change credit distribution to (.75+.5); remove frequency of offering "offered spring" since the course is offered year round; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt, x2883.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed and recommends the change be withdrawn from CRC. Handle just the change of frequency only -- as a minor change.  Ed H. to follow up.
4/19/2013: CRC discussed further; issue of lab vs practicum. Distribution should be (.75+0+.5).
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

185-UCDr.: Course Drop: ECE F118 - Nutrition, Health and Safety, 3 credits; course content has been replaced by ECE F229 and ECE F110; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

186-UCDr.: Course Drop: ECE F128 - Thinking, Reasoning and Discovery, 3 credits; course has been replaced by ECE F213; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt, x2883.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

187-UCDr.: Course Drop: ECE F245 - Child Development, 3 credits; this course has been replaced by two 3-credit courses, ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt, x2883.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

188-UCDr.: Course Drop:ECE F271 - Practicum Seminar, 1 credit; course is no longer necessary and content is covered by ECE F270; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt, x2883.
Status: 3/22/2013: CRC approved.
3/25/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

189-UNC: New Course: ESK F131 - Beginning Yup'ik Grammar II (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ESK F130; letter graded, not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Larry Kaplan, x6582
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed. Syllabus changes to be recommended.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle. [5/30/'13: emailed instructor to ask re special topics offering in meantime; however, no response yet.]

190-UCCh.: Course Change:ESK F205 - Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik (h); 3 credits; change course number and course level from F205 to F305; old and new syllabi attached to justify change from lower to upper division; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Sopie Alexie, 907-543-4534.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

191-UCCh.: Course Change: ESK F206 - Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik II (h); 3 credits; change course number and course level from F206 to F306; prerequisite of ESK F205 [course number is changing to F305]; old and new syllabi attached to justify change from lower to upper division; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Sopie Alexie, 907-543-4534.
Status:
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.

192-UNC: New Course: COMM F121X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery course proposed for offering fall, spring and summer; online delivery via Blackboard; course intended to be a third option along with COMM F131X and F141X to fulfill general education / core communication requirement; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Reference #16-Core.]
Contact: Peter DeCaro, x6799.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed. Asynchronous delivery is one issue; meeting rural student needs is another.  4/16/2013: Core Review approved the "X" designator.
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.  5/30/2013: Course will be offeres as a special topics in meantime during 13-14 academic year.
4/14/2014: Provost approved.

193-UNC: New Course: JUST F452 - Comparative Criminology, [SEE REVISED BELOW / COURSE NUMBER WILL BE F453] 3 credits (3+0); proposal indicates "independent study" and 3 hours lecture per week, and syllabus indicates summer session offering; "O" designator requested (format 6 submitted to Core Review Committee for "O" - Public - small class); prerequisites of JUST F110 and JUST F251 [or instructor's permission - noted on syllabus but not on Format 1]; previous history notes at #17 on format form indicate that the course was dropped as a regular course in 2012; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Reference #17-Core.]
Contact: Rob Duke, x6501.
Status: 4/19/2013: Revisions received and posted below. Core Review Committee has approved "O" (#17-Core).  NEW NUMBER IS F453.
5/3/2013: Corrections received and posted.  CRC approved upon receipt of corrections.
5/9/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

SUMMARY OF JUSTICE PROGRAM CURRICULUM PROPOSALS (PDF)
4/12/2013: CRC discussed at length. Changes requested, and further review ongoing.

194-UNP: New Program:  New Minor in Dispute Resolution[SEE REVISED BELOW] To be comprised of 15 credits of new courses, including JUST F201, JUST JUST F402, JUST F403 and JUST F404; and either JUST F320 or JUST F401; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Rob Duke, x6506.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed at length.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.  Curricular Affairs Committee approved.
New Minor will be on the May 6 Faculty Senate agenda.
5/6/2013: Faculty Senate approved new minor at Meeting #191.

195-UPCh.: Program Change:B.A. - Justice[SEE REVISED BELOW] Add new course JUST F201 to degree requirements and remove JUST F460 O; remove requirement of six credits of electives from ANTH, HUMS, PSY and SOC; effective Fall 2014 pending approval.
Contact: David Blurton, x6506.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

196-UNC: New Course:JUST F201 - Dispute Resolution and Restorative Practices (s), [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Brian Jarrett, x6790.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

197-UNC: New Course: JUST F320 - Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation[SEE REVISED BELOW] [Renumbered as F315] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JUST F310 and junior standing; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Mike Daku, x5717.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.
[4/30/2013:  Renumbered as F315]

198-UNC: New Course: JUST F401 - Cross Cultural Conflict Analysis and Intervention(s) [SEE REVISED BELOW] , 3 credits (3+0); requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Brian Jarrett, x6790.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

199-UNC: New Course: JUST F402 - Dispute Systems Design (s) [SEE REVISED BELOW - NOTE CHANGED COURSE NUMBER] , 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JUST F201 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Needs syllabus; F401 syllabus is attached to this submission.]
Contact: Brian Jarrett, x6790.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

200-UNC: New Course: JUST F403 - Law and Science of Arbitration (s) [SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; letter garded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring, effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Brian Jarrett, x6790.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

201-UNC: New Course: JUST F404 - Clinic in Mediation, Conferencing, and Circle Practices (s) [SEE REVISED BELOW], [Renumbered as F405] 3 credits in a compressed 'Mester format; requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; to be offered every Maymester; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.
Contact: Brian Jarrett, x6790.
Status: 4/12/2013: CRC discussed.
4/19/2013: CRC approved as revised below.
4/22/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.
[4/30/2013: Renumbered as F405]

202-UNC: New Course: ART F412 - Portrait Photography, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as JRN F412; prerequisites include ART F483, JRN F402, JRN F407 or permission of instructor; letter-graded, not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered each fall; first offering fall 2013 if possible.
Contact: Mary Goodwin.
Status: Received 5/1/2013. Posted on 10-day review page.
5/10/2013: CRC discussed.  Revised syllabus received and posted below:
5/14/2013: Provost approved. See  Curriculum Approvals  web page.

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