2013-2014 Curriculum Review Cycle

for items effective 2014-15, unless otherwise noted.

All items received for review by Faculty Senate Curriculum Review Committees are first logged for 10-Day Review BEFORE being assigned to the review committees.  If an item is not found on the 10-day review page, please check with your respective unit's Curriculum Council Chair.

Syllabus Requirements List (PDF, updated May 2013)

13-14 Trial Course Submissions

1-Trial:  PS F494 - Contemporary Political Philosophy, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PHIL F494; prerequisites include PS F101, upper division standing or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring, even numbered years; effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Alexander Hirsch, x5418.
Assigned to: Peter F.
Status: 9/25/2013: Discussed at CRC. Syllabus is lacking a course schedule.  Mary or Peter will follow up. 
9/30/2013: Revised syllabus submitted and posted below.
10/2/2013: CRC approved.
10/4/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-Trial: SPAN F294 - Intermediate Spanish Reading (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of SPAN F102 or equivalent, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Tim Wilson, x5463.
Assigned to: Thomas Z.
Status: 9/25/2013: CRC approved. Will be forwarded to Provost.
9/30/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-Trial: MSL F194 - Astrobiology: Planets, Oceans, and Life [SEE REVISED BELOW]; 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Eric Collins, x6482.
Assigned to Julie M.
Status: Under review.
10/14/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
11/13/2013: CRC discussed. Julie M. to follow up. Provisionally approved with addition of a 100-level BIOL, CHEM or PHYS prerequisite, addition of ENGL F111X.
2/4/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
2/10/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Trial: FISH F394 - Fish Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F116X, CHEM F106X, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Brennan Smith, (907) 486-1531.
Assigned to Tom G.
Status: 9/25/2013: Provisionally approved upon some minor additions to the syllabus.  Tom to follow up. 10/15/2013: Followed up with Tom; course is good to move forward to Provost.
10/18/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-Trial: MSL F494 - Oceanography for Fisheries, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CHEM F105, PHYS F103, FISH F288, STAT F200X or permission of instructor; FISH F425 recommended; letter graded; first offering in spring 2014; then alternating falls beginning fall 2016; effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Franz Mueter, 796-5448.
Status: 10/16/2013 - Rainer will follow up.
10/23/2013: CRC approved via email.
10/24/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-Trial: MATH F194X - Preparation for Calculus, 4 credits (4+1); prerequisite of Accuplacer College Math score of at least 70 or placement into Calculus I; to be offered over three consecutive semesters as a trial course; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. (Also to be submitted to Core Review for approval of the "X" designation.)
Assigned to Andres L.
Contact: Jill Faudree, x7385.
Status: 10/16/2013: Approved; however "X" designator is not possible for the trial version. Instructor should do a blanket petition until course is submitted for a permanent number.
10/18/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Trial: CHEM F494 - Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS below], 1 credit (.5+1.5); prerequisite of CHEM F321 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring semesters; effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Contact: Carl Murphy, x5545.
Status: 10/16/2013: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
10/18/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-Trial: CHEM F494 - Asymmetric Organic Synthesis, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of CHEM F322, and CHEM F202 or equivalent; minimum of C grade in the prerequisite courses; or permission of instructor; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, effective Spring 2014 upon approval.
Assigned to Tom G.
Contact: Fenton Heirtzler, x5507.
Status: 10/16/2013: CRC discussed and Tom will follow up re assignments / syllabus.
10/18/2013: Revised syllabus received and posted below.  CRC has approved.
10/22/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

9-Trial:[SEE REVISED BELOW]  FISH F194 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World; [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); introductory course with no prerequisites; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Peter Westley
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L..
2/6/2014: CRC discussed. Andres will follow up on addition of placement into ENGL F111X. 
2/13/2014: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
2/13/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

10-Trial: [SEE REVISED BELOW] MSL F294 - The Oceans and Global Change; [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of one of the following courses: ATM F101X or ENVI F101 or GEOG F111X or GEOS F100X or MSL F111X or MSL F211; letter graded; to be offered fall of even years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. (Course level is 294, not 394.)
Contact: Andrew McDonnell
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L..
2/6/2014: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up on prerequisites and course level.
2/13/2014: CRC provisionally approved upon receipt of revisions. Andres to follow up.
3/6/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-Trial: GENR F294 - Academic Recovery, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, however course is mainly for students who've already entered UAF and encountered academic difficulty; letter graded; to be offered every semester if successful as a trial course; first offering Fall 2014.
Contact: Alex Fitts
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
2/6/2014: CRC approved with addition of scaffolding.
2/10/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-Trial: SOC F394 - Family Violence, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include SOC F100X or ANTH F100X; ENGL F111X; or permission of instructor; letter graded; first offering Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Andrea Greenberg
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
1/30/2014: CRC approved.
2/3/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-Trial: BIOL F194 - Biological Sciences Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
3/6/2014: CRC approved.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

14-Trial: BIOL F394 - Exercise Physiology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X; or BIOL F310; or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Robert Coker
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
3/6/2014: CRC discussed. Chuen-Sen to follow up.
3/18/2014: Revisions received and posted on 3/27/2014.
3/27/2014: Discussed at CRC. Chuen-Sen to follow up.
4/17/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below; minor revisions added.
4/24/2014: CRC approved as revised.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

15-Trial:  CHEM F294 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include CHEM F212 or CHEM F321 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Hayes
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
3/6/2014: CRC discussed.
3/27/2014: CRC discussed.  Jak to follow up.
4/17/2014: Revised syllabus with tentative schedule received and posted below.
4/22/2014: Revised Format 1, syllabus and tentative schedule received and posted below.
4/24/2014: CRC approved as revised.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

New Submissions for 2013-14 Review Cycle

Program Changes with related Courses (new and changed):

1-UNP: New Minor:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Leadership: 15 credits comprised of two 6-credit courses with LEAD/BA/HSEM options; and 9 credits chosen from one of six "tracks" including Business Administration, Military Science, STEM, Political Science, Liberal Arts, or Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Nicole Cundiff, SOM
Status: Assigned to Rainer N. 10/16/2013: Discussed at CRC.  Following up on STEM / Honors courses "track".
11/12/2013: Revised Format 3B received and posted (below).
11/13/2013: CRC discussed; provisional approval upon small change; Rainer to follow up.
11/18/2013: Revised Format 3B received and posted below.  CRC has approved.
11/22/2013: Administrative Committee approved upon one further small change.
11/26/2013: Some additional review to take place re PS track.
12/18/2013: Revised and re-submitted paperwork received and posted below.  Moved forward to Curricular Affairs Committee (potentially for February Faculty Senate).
1/27/2014: Curricular Affairs Committee passed new minor with requested revisions.
1/29/2014: Final Revision to New Minor in Leadership received and posted below:
2/3/2014: Minor approved as revised at Faculty Senate Meeting #196

2-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]Minor - Art: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Add new course Art F271, reflect course title change to ART F472, and remove ART F371 O from the requirements; effective  Fall 2014 upon approval.
10/21/2013: Consolidated Format 5 received and posted.
Contacts: David Mollett, Mary G.
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/4/2013: Provisionally approved pending changes to non-Art majors wording.
12/21/2013: Revisions received and posted below.  CRC approved.
2/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]BA - Art:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Add new course Art F271 to elective options, and remove ART F371 O from the elective options; effective  Fall 2014 upon approval.
[Two sets of changes submitted; being resubmitted as one set.]
10/18/2013: Consolidated format 5 received and posted.
Contacts: David Mollett, Mary G.
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/4/2013: Discussed at CRC. Total overall credits and updating of course options are under consideration.
12/11/2013: CRC continued discussion.  Need for required 39 upper division credits still a concern.
12/21/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
1/13/2014: CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up on total credits.
2/4/2014: CRC approved. (Minimum credits required changed to 120 from 130.)
2/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]BFA - Art: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Add new course Art F271 to course requirements, and remove ART F371 O; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
[Two sets of changes submitted; being resubmitted as one set.]
10/18/2013: Consolidated format 5 received and posted.
Contacts: David Mollett, Mary G.
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/4/2013: Discussed at CRC. Total overall credits and updating of course options are under consideration.
12/21/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
2/4/2014: CRC approved. (Minimum credits required changed to 120 from 130.)
2/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-UNC: New Course: ART F271 - Beginning Computer Art (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (1+4); prerequisite of ART F161 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Miho Aoki, x5425.
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/4/2013: CRC discussed need for participation rubric.
12/21/2013: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/13/2014: CRC discussed. Thomas to follow up.
1/23/2014: CRC approved as revised.
1/27/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-UCCh.: Course Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW] ART F371 O - Digital Photography and Pixel Painting (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (1+4); course is already cross-listed as JRN F371 and FLM F371; change title to "Digital Imaging"; add to the existing prerequisites the following: ART F161 or ART F284 or FLM F290 or JRN F204 or JRN F290, or permission of instructor; add Humanities designation (h); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Miho Aoki, x5425.
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/4/2013: CRC discussed course description, prerequisites, and student learning outcomes.
12/21/2013: Revised syllabus (by MG) received and posted below.
1/22/2014: Revised Format 2 received and posted below (combined with 12/21/2013 revised syllabus).
1/23/2014: CRC approved as revised.
1/27/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]BS - Fisheries Science:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Add two new courses - FISH F102 and FISH F103 to the degree requirements; add existing course FISH F261 to requirements;  remove FISH F301 - Biology of Fishes which is not taught; and reduce additional science electives from 15 credits to 9 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Status: 12/20/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
2/6/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/10/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]BA - Fisheries[SEE REVISED BELOW]: add option of ENGL F414 W to requirements; add two new courses - FISH F102 and FISH F103; add FISH F487 W O as a capstone course; add GEOG F312 or SOC F440 as options to FISH F411; add degree concentrations of Fisheries Business and Social Science, and Rural and Community Development; add new course FISH F340 to the Fisheries Business and Social Science concentration; reduce total credits required from 125 to 121 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Status:  12/20/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
2/6/2014: Andres to follow up with requested revisions; then CRC has approved.
2/13/2014: Final revised Format 5 received and posted below.  (CRC approved.)
2/13/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

9-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW]  FISH F102 - Fact or Fishin': Case Studies in Fisheries [SEE REVISED BELOW], 1 credit (1+0); course restricted to first-year students or permission of instructor; grading mode will be Pass / Fail; offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Status:  Assigned to Peter F.
11/27/2013: Discussed at CRC. Peter will follow up on grading / course policies.
12/4/2013: Revised grading mode to Pass / Fail; changes to Format 1 and syllabus posted below:
12/20/2013: Final revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/13/2014: CRC approved as revised.
1/15/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

10-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]FISH F103 - The Harvest of the Sea,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of FISH F101 and FISH F102 or permission of instructor; letter graded; offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton, x7285.
Status:  Assigned to Peter F.
11/27/2013: Discussed at CRC.  Peter will follow up on prerequisites; grading / course policies.
12/20/2013: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/13/2014: CRC discussed. Peter to follow up on 50% participation.
1/27/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/30/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/3/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-UNC: New Course: FISH F340 - Seafood Business, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of FISH F261 or permission of instructor; letter graded, to be offered each fall, effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Quentin Fong, 486-1516.
Status: Assigned to Peter F.
11/27/2013: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/27/2013: Discussed at CRC.  Peter will follow up on homework assignments.
1/23/2014: Received an updated syllabus and posted below.
1/23/2014: CRC approved as revised.
1/27/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-UCCh.: Course Change: FISH F412 - Human-Environment Research Methods, 3 credits (3+0); change prerequisites to remove FISH F411, change "junior or senior standing" to "upper level standing", and add COMM F131X or COMM F141X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X to the prerequisites; add stacked level of FISH / ANTH F612 (submitted to GAAC); change frequency of offering from spring to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. (Reference 12-GCCh. at GAAC)
Contact: Courtney Carothers
Status:  Assigned to Peter F.
10/30/2013: Provisionally approved by CRC upon receipt of changes.  Graduate-level course number of "F612" for both ANTH and FISH is NOT available; new stacked numbers is F613. Cross-listing with ANTH approval still at CLA curriculum council; GAAC approved on 2/17/2014.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Marine Science: reallocate elective credits from 6 (MSL only) courses and 2 (MSL or other department) courses, to 3 (MSL only) courses and 5 (MSL or other department) courses; remove elective course FISH F301 which is no longer offered; add elective options from MSL and other departments; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Ana M. Aguilar-Islas
Status:  Assigned to Jak M.
12/18/2013: CRC approved.
12/24/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

14-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW] MSL F440 - Oceanography for FisheriesSEE REVISED BELOW, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CHEM F105, PHYS F103, FISH F288, STAT F200X or permission of instructor; FISH F425 recommended; letter graded; to be offered alternating falls beginning fall 2016; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. (Also a Trial Course submitted for Spring 2014 - See 5-Trial.)
Contact: Franz Mueter.
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
11/13/2013: CRC discussed.
12/12/2013: Revisions received.
12/18/2013: CRC approved as revised.
12/24/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

15-UCCh.: Course Change: MSL F660 - Chemical Oceanography [SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); create stacked version of this course at undergraduate level: MSL F461; prerequisites include upper division standing, general chemistry and biology; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Ana Aguilar-Islas
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
11/13/2013: CRC discussed.
11/20/2013: CRC approved as revised and posted below. [Note: Format 2A also submitted for course description change to F660 level of course.]
1/16/2014: Provost approved as revised. See Curriculum Approvals page.

16-UPCh.: Program Change: OE - Entry Level Welder:  change program name to "Welder, Entry Level" to facilitate finding the program in the Catalog; add WMT F150 to required courses; increase total credits from 21 to 24 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Brian Rencher
Assigned to Rainer N. (Does not need to go to entire CRC)
1/13/2014: Approved by CRC Chair.
1/15/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

17-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Paralegal Studies: Change total number of credits required for the minor from 18 credits to 15 credits by lowering total number of required elective credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Ed H.
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
11/13/2013: CRC approved.
11/21/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

18-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]BS - Physics: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Remove PHYS F313 (4 credits) which is being replaced with two new courses (submitted) - PHYS F351 and PHYS F451 (2 credits each); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: CP Price
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
12/16/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
1/23/2014: CRC approved as revised.
1/30/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

19-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW]PHYS F351 - Thermal Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F212, PHYS F220, PHYS F301, PHYS F341, or permission of instruction; letter graded; to be offered in spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: CP Price
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
12/16/2013: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/23/2014: CRC approved. as revised.
1/30/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

20-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW]PHYS F451 - Statistical Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F213, PHYS F220; PHYS F301, PHYS F341, PHYS F342, PHYS F393, PHYS F421, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: CP Price
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
12/16/2013: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/23/2014: CRC approved as revised upon receipt of minor edits to be requested by Jak M.
1/28/2014: 2nd revisions received; CRC approves as revised.
1/30/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

21-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Theatre: Update program requirements to reflect title change and removal of cross-listing of THR F245 (Format 2 submitted); correct Directing concentration so that 18 credits are required; correct course listing for THR F347O under Performance concentration; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Carrie Baker
Status: 10/30/2013: CRC approved.
11/1/2013: Provost approved.  SeeCurriculum Approvalspage.

22-UCCh.: Course Change: THR F245 - Stage and Film Production Management (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Stage Management (h) and remove the cross-listing with FLM F245 (course will be dropped from the Film program); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Carrie Baker
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
10/30/2013: CRC approved.
11/1/2013: Provost approved.  SeeCurriculum Approvalspage.

23-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW] BA - Social Work: update program description to reflect that gerontology minor is no longer offered; include statement of student learning outcomes in program description; add SWK F440 to required courses listing; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Retchenda George-Bettisworth
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
12/18/2013: CRC approved as revised.
12/24/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

24-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Music: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect  changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status: Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
11/13/2013: CRC approved.
11/21/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

25-UPCh.: Program Change: BM - Music Education: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status:  Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
11/13/2013: CRC approved.
11/21/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

26-UPCh.: Program Change: BM - Performance: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status:  Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
11/13/2013: CRC approved.
11/21/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

27-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Music: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status:  Assigned to Chuen-Sen L.
11/13/2013: CRC approved.
11/21/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

28-UPCh.: Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Change language under the program heading "Application Review Process" to reflect a new deadline date being added for spring admissions; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Larry Meath
Status: Assigned to Mary G.
12/11/2013: CRC approved.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

29-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Elementary Education: Update degree requirements to show the ECON crosslisting with PS F100X, and remove course options of GEOG F203 and JRN F308; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
Status: Assigned to Mary G.
12/11/2013: CRC approved (pending re-count of total credits).
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

30-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor - Elementary Education: Remove EDSE F482 from course requirements, and add EDSE F316; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
Status: Assigned to Mary G
12/11/2013: CRC approved.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

31-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and BS - Geography: Update the program description; list NRM F303X as a core requirement for both BA and BS; update course options with addition of new courses; remove courses no longer being offered; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Copy of Signature Authority Memo, 9-27-2013 (PDF)
Contact: Cary de Wit
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
2/25/2014: Received revised Format 5, but document utilized tracked changes which cannot be used for Banner entry and catalog production.  Form is being revised and will be posted upon receipt.  Approved upon receipt of changes.
3/4/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

32-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Natural Resources Management: Reduce overall credits required for the degree from 130 to 120; remove the three concentration areas from the degree program; revise the core major requirements (adding two new required courses and reflecting course changes to four required courses, also submitted);  effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Copy of Signature Authority Memo, 9-27-2013  (PDF)
Contact: Peter Fix
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
2/11/2014: 2nd revision of Format 5 received and posted below.
2/13/2014: CRC has approved program change upon completion of the review of #54-UNC: NRM F210 - Principles of Sustainable Agriculture.
2/20/2014: CRC approved. Pending #54-UNC; 36-UCCh. - approved as of 2/21/2014.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

33-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]NRM F111 - Introduction to Sustainability Science,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); new course to be required for revised BS - NRM; prerequisite of NRM F101; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Copy of Signature Authority Memo, 9-27-2013  (PDF)
Contact: Julie Joly
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
11/20/2013: Discussed at CRC; they would like to see homework specified; participation rubric.
1/27/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed.
2/13/2014: CRC approved.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

34-UCCh.: Course Change: NRM F340 - Natural Resources Measurement and Inventory [SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (2+3); change from upper division to lower division, and change course number to F240; change prerequisite to MATH F107; effective Fall 2014.
Contact: John Yarie.
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
11/20/2013: CRC approved upon addition of a math prerequisite (to come); Peter will follow up.
11/27/2013: Revised paperwork received and posted below.
12/3/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

35-UCCh.: Course Change: NRM F375 - Forest Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Natural Resources Ecology; revise course description; change prerequisites by removing NRM F251 and adding NRM F240; course will be part of program degree requirements for the BS - NRM: effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: John Yarie.
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
11/20/2013: CRC approved contingent upon changes to #34-UCCh.; processing for Provost's approval.
12/9/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

36-UCCh.: Course Change: [SEE REVISED BELOW]GEOG F489 W - Senior Practicum: Field Studies in Landscape Analysis and Climate Change; [SEE REVISED BELOW] 4 credits (3+3); change to 3 credits (3+0); change title to Research Design, Writing, and Presentation Methods; change course number from F489 to F483 instead (retaining W); remove GEOG F437 and GEOS F378 from prerequisites; change senior standing to "junior standing in Geography or Natural Resources Management" and add "at least one writing intensive course designated (W)" to prerequisites; apply changes simultaneously to the cross-listing with NRM; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
11/20/2013: Discussed at CRC; following up on practicum exercises noted in syllabus (vs. lab removal).
1/8/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed.
2/20/2014: 2nd syllabus revision received and posted below.
2/21/2014: Revised Format 1 added to revisions.
2/21/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

37-UCCh.: Course Change: NRM F465 - Survey Research in Natural Resources Management, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F366; change frequency of offering from "spring even-numbered years" to "spring"; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Peter Fix
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
11/20/2013: CRC approved upon some changes to be requested by Gary re: goals and objectives.
12/20/2013: Revisions received and posted below.
1/7/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

38-UCCh., 38-UCCh.-A, and 38-UCCh.-B: Course Change: NRM F215 - Plant Propagation [all 3 proposals in one document], 3 credits (2+3); split the course into three 1-credit modules: 38-UCCh. - NRM F150- Plant Propagation: I. Seeds and Seed Germination (1+0); 38-A: NRM F151- Plant Propagation: II. Vegetative Propagation (1+0); and 38-B: NRM F152 - Plant Propagation Practicum (0+0+3); prerequisite to NRM F150 and F151 is high school biology; and prerequisites to NRM F152 include NRM F150 and 151 or concurrent enrollment; each letter graded; each to be delivered via distance delivery synchronously and asynchronously; courses to be offered fall, spring and summer; effective in FALL 2014.  (A format 2 form has been received for each of the three modules.)
Contact: Pat Holloway
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
2/27/2014: CRC discussed.  #38-UCCh. is approved.  #38-A is approved.  #38-B is under discussion.
3/6/2014: CRC approved with revision to #38-B (below).
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

39-UCDr.: Course Drop: CHEM F313 - Chemical Analysis of Dynamic Systems, 2 credits (1+4); course material has been integrated into CHEM F212; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Simpson
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
10/16/2013: CRC approved dropping course.
10/22/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

40-UCDr.: Course Drop: BIOL F303 - Principles of Biochemistry and Metabolism, 4 credits (3+3); course has not been taught in several years; the course-drop paperwork was inadertently forgotten last year with the extensive program changes; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
10/16/2013: CRC approved dropping course.
10/22/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

41-UCCh.: Course Change: PS F475 - Internship in Public Affairs[SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (0+0+10-40); course will now include 10 hours/week of internship (140 hours per semester); course is repeatable for maximum of 12 credits; addition of (s) designation; to be offered in fall or spring semesters; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Jerry McBeath
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
10/30/2013: Discussed at length at CRC. Ed H. to follow up with instructor.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed. Ed to follow up.
2/11/2014: Revised Format 2 submitted and posted below.
2/13/2014: CRC discussed. Course description and repeatability issues to be followed up.
2/18/2014: Format 2 revised and resubmitted - see below.
3/6/2014: CRC approved.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

42-UCCh.: Course Change:ANS F420 - Alaska Native Education (s), 3 credits (3+0); crosslisted with ED F420 and stacked as ED F606; add requirement of junior standing to the 400-level, and requirement of graduate standing to the 600-level; change frequency of offering for ANS F420; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell Jones
Status: Assigned to Mary G.
12/11/2013: CRC discussed.
3/6/2014: CRC approved. (GAAC approved 2/10/2014)
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

New Courses:

43-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW]COMM F215 - Interviewing (h), [SEE REVISED BELOW - Number is F220 and title is Professional Interviewing] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter graded, not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Peter DeCaro
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
11/20/2013: Discussed at CRC.  Very similar to existing HUMS F215 course. Tom to follow up.
1/23/2014: CRC discussed. Similarity with HUMS F215 discussed further. Ed to follow up.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed further. Tom to follow up.
2/6/2014: Course revisions submitted and posted below; course number changed to F220 and course title changed to Professional Interviewing.
2/13/2014: CRC discussed. Tom G. to follow up.
2/20/2014: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus for COMM F220 received and posted.
2/27/2014: CRC approved as revised (below).
3/4/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

44-UNC: New Course: PS F414 - Contemporary Political Philosophy, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PHIL F414; prerequisites include PS F101 and upper division standing, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. (Contains revised syllabus submitted for Trial Course - see #1-Trial already approved.)
Contact: Alexander Hirsch
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
11/20/2013: Discussed at CRC.  If first offering is spring 2016, should this be held until after trial course has been offered?
2/6/2014: CRC has approved.
2/10/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

45-UNC: New Course: RECR F130V - Beginning Swing Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130V; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Assigned to Mary G.
12/9/2013: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
12/18/2013: CRC approved with revised syllabus of 12/18/2013.
12/24/2013: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

46-UNC: New Course: RECR F160M - Advanced Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisites include RECR F140M or RECR F140N or permission of instructor; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier, Shann Jones
Status: Assigned to Mary G.
12/11/2013: CRC approved.
2/17/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

47-UNC: New Course: RECR F160F - Introduction to Mountaineering, 2 credits with (0+3) credit distribution according to submission; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
11/27/2013: Discussed at CRC. Andres to follow up on title and credit distribution.
1/13/2014: CRC approved.
1/15/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

48-UNC: New Course: RECR F170Q - Introduction to Dog Mushing, 1 credit (0+3); graded Pass / Fail; prerequisite of enrollment with the Black Spruce Dog Sledding business; offered over 4 weeks - but syllabus states course meets 2x week for 2 weeks with weekend experience;   to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
11/13/2013: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up.
1/13/2014: Andres to follow up on trial course outcome.
1/30/2014: CRC approved.
2/13/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

49-UNC: New Course: CS F482 - Simulations in Computer Graphics, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of CS F381 and PHYS F212; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years - first offering Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Orion Lawlor
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
1/13/2014: CRC approved.
1/15/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

50-UNC: New Course:ENVI F121 - Building Ventilation and Energy, 1 credit (1+0) compressed into three days; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Marsik
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
11/27/2013: CRC approved.
12/3/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

51-UNC: New Course: ENVI F122 - Energy Efficient Building Design and Simulation, 1 credit (1+0) compressed into three days; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Marsik
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
11/27/2013: CRC approved.
12/3/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

52-UNC: New Course: ENVI F150 - Viewpoints in Environmental Studies, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 1 credit (1+0) to be offered in various formats including compressed time-frames; repeatable up to 3 times for a total of 3 credits - or a maximum of 3 credits for use toward a certificate or degree program; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
11/27/2013: CRC discussed. Tom to follow up on contact hours / repeatability.
1/23/2014: CRC approved with revised syllabus, and with changes to repeatability (Todd approved via email).
1/27/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

53-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW]ENVI F250 - Current Topics in Environmental Studies, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1-3 credits (1-3+0) offered in a variety of modes in a variety of compressed formats; prerequisites include ENVI F101, ENGL F111X, a 100-level science course, or permission of instructor; repeatable up to 3 times for a total of 3 credits - or a maximum of 3 credits for use toward a certificate or degree program; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
11/27/2013: CRC discussed. Tom to follow up.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed. Tom to follow up.
2/3/2014: CRC approved with revisions to repeatability.
2/6/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

54-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]NRM F210 - Principles of Sustainable Agriculture, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of a college-level biology course; course will be part of degree requirements; letter graded; to be offered every fall semester; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Milan Shipka
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
2/13/2014: CRC discussed revision (Gary distributed at meeting; copy posted below). Peter F. to follow up.
2/20/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

55-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]  BEM - Emergency Management: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Add concentrations of "Homeland Security" and "Emergency Management" each requiring six credits of one of two new Contemporary Topics courses; removal of BA F343 and ED F486 O/2 from list of course options; addition of any URSA course, any HSEM course, STAT F200X, PSY/SOC F250; JUST F222, PS F203, BA F330 and GEOS F380 to list of course options; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Late arrival of 10/29/2013]
Contact: Cam Carlson
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
1/23/2014 and 1/30/2014: CRC discussed.
2/25/2014: Revised Format 5 submitted; posted on 2/26/2014.
3/6/2014: CRC approved as revised.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

56-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]HSEM F405 - Contemporary Topics in Emergency Management,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded and repeatable based upon changed content;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
1/23/2014 and 1/30/2014: CRC discussed. Questions re textbook and differentiation between course topics.
2/25/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus submitted; posted on 2/26/2014.
3/6/2014: CRC approved as revised.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

56A-UNC: New Course: HSEM F407 - Comparative Emergency Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite  of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
3/6/2014: CRC approved as revised.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

57-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]HSEM F406 - Contemporary Topics in Homeland Security;[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded and repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
1/23/2014 and 1/30/2014: CRC discussed. Questions re textbook and differentiation between course topics.
2/25/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted on 2/26.
3/6/2014: CRC approved as revised.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

57A-UNC: New Course HSEM F408 - Homeland Defense and Security, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite  of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded;  to be offered as demand warrants; first offering in Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
3/6/2014: CRC approved.
3/7/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

58-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW]ECON F327 - Intermediate Econometrics for Forecasting and Business, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include AIS F101 or equivalent; STAT F200X or ECON F227; or permission of instructor; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Doug Reynolds
Status: Assigned to Peter F.
1/22/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
1/27/2014: 2nd revision to syllabus received and posted below.
1/30/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/3/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

59-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL / WLF F485 - Global Change Biology, 3 credits (3+0); Format 7 submitted for "W" designator; addition of ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor, to prerequisites; change frequency of offering to each fall; update course description; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.  Reference #2-Core for Format 7 "W" request.
Contact: Richard Boone
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
2/13/2014: CRC discussed; Andres to follow up re reading assignments.
3/27/2014: CRC discussed and approved with some minor changes.
4/2/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

60-UNC: New Course: RECR F130Y - Beginning Tap Dance, 1 credit (0+3); no prerequisites required; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Andres L.
11/27/2013: CRC approved.
12/3/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

61-UCCh.: Course Change: PLS F299 - Paralegal Internship, 3 credits (3+0); correct the credit distribution to (0+0+10); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Ed Husted.
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
11/27/2013: CRC approved.
12/3/2013: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

62-UCCh.: Course Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]ANTH F415 - Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (2+3); add graduate-level stacking - F620; prerequisite of graduate standing; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. 
Contact: Jamie Clark
Status: Stacking approved by GAAC; to be reviewed by CRC re credit distribution change.
Assigned to Rainer N.
1/31/2014: CRC approved as revised. [Credit distribution should remain (2+3) per email exchanges with Rainer.]
2/10/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.
Grad-level course number will be F628 (615 and 620 are not available).

63-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Anthropology: Replace course requirement of LING F101 with ANTH / LING F223 - Sociolinguistics: Language and Inequality (new title, 2A submitted); effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline.  Paperwork received 2/11/2014.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
3/7/2014: Confirmed that course will show with cross-listing as ANTH/LING F233; approved.
3/12/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

64-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Anthropology: Replace course requirement of ANTH F320 W with ANTH / LING F223 - Sociolinguistics: Language and Inequality (new title, 2A submitted); effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline. Paperwork received 2/11/2014.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
3/7/2014: Confirmed that course will show with cross-listing as ANTH/LING F233; approved.
3/12/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

65-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Anthropology: Replace option of LING F101 with ANTH F223  - Sociolinguistics: Language and Inequality (new title, 2A submitted) in list of course requirements; effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline. Paperwork received 2/11/2014.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
3/7/2014: Confirmed that course will show with cross-listing as ANTH/LING F233; approved.
3/12/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

66-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED BELOW] ANTH F314 - The Archaeology of the Cavemen (s), 3 credits (3+0); "W" designator requested simultaneously via Format 7 form; prerequisites include ANTH F100X or ANTH F101; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Paperwork received 2/11/2014. [Reference 3-Core at Core Review Committee.]
Contact: Jamie Clark
Status: Assigned to Tom G.
2/14/2014: Core Review Committee approved the request for "W" designation.
3/7/2014: CRC approved with addition of prerequisites: ANTH F100X or F101.
3/12/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

67-UNC: New Course: [SEE REVISED SUBMISSION BELOW] ANTH / LING F435 O - Political Media and Discourses of the American Right[SEE REVISED SUBMISSION BELOW] ; format 6 submitted for Oral - Public (small) designation; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or instructor's permission; to be stacked as ANTH / LING F635; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approvals.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Assigned to Peter F.
2/14/2014: Core Review Committee has requested minor modifications to course description and syllabus (remove "or permission of instructor"; and add "O" statements to syllabus). Instructor emailed on 2/17/2014.
2/27/2014: Core Review Committee approved as revised. Copy of revised syllabus is included in the 3/28 posting below. (Revised Format 6 posted at Core Review Committee page.)
3/28/2014: Revised Format 1 received and combined with revised F435 syllabus and original F635 syllabus - posted below.
5/8/2014: Revised format 1 and 400-level syllabus received and posted below.
[4/14/2014: GAAC discussed and wants more differentiation of grad level from undergrad level.]
5/9/2014: CRC approved with revised catalog description (to be posted when received). Still under review at GAAC.
6/10/2014: Instructor agreed to process undergraduate level approval only at this time (still under review at GAAC for stacking as F635).
6/11/2014: Provost approved (undergraduate level).See Curriculum Approvals page.

68-UNC: New Course: FIRE F220 - Emergency Services Safety, Health and Survival, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F101, FIRE F131, FIRE F133, FIRE F135, and FIRE F137 or permission of instructor; no grading specified on form but letter grading shown in syllabus; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Format 1 updated on 2/17/2014.]
Contact: John George
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
2/20/2014: CRC approved upon receipt of minor revisions.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

69-UNC: New Course: RECR F170J - Introduction to Arctic Backpacking; NEW NUMBER IS F170P 1 credit (0+3); course taught over 1 week+; no prerequisites; special restriction of physical condition to carry 40 lb backpack over tundra for one week; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.  Signed e-copy received; originals in transit.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Peter F.
3/5/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below:
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page. NEW NUMBER IS F170P

70-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED BELOW] RECR F180A - Expedition Rock Climbing, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (0+3); course taught over 3+ days; prerequisites include RECR F140H or RECR F140J (Beginning, and Intermediate Rock Climbing) or equivalent; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Signed e-copy received; originals in transit.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Assigned to Peter F.
3/5/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

71-UNC: New Course: RECR F180B - Introduction to Expedition Kayaking, 1 credit (0+3); course taught over two weekends; special restriction of ability to paddle kayak 5-9 hours / day and carry gear; no prerequisites; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Signed e-copy received; originals in transit.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Peter F.
3/5/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

72-UCCh.: Course Change: HLTH F114 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, 4 credits (3+3); remove lab from course and change credit distribution to (4+0) in order to make course applicable to the Health Care Reimbursement Program; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Christa Bartlett
Status: Assigned to Ed H.
3/6/2014: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below.
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

73-UCDr.: Course Drop: HONR F241 - Honors Viewpoints of Humanity I, 3 credits (3+0); the course has not been taught in more than 10 years and is no longer a requirement for Honors students; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Barbara Taylor
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
2/20/2014: CRC approved course drop.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

74-UCDr.: Course Drop: HONR F242 - Honors Viewpoints of Humanity II, 3 credits (3+0); the course has not been taught in more than 10 years and is no longer a requirement for Honors students; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Barbara Taylor
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
2/20/2014: CRC approved course drop.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

75-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS - Emergency Services:  Change the program name from "Emergency Services" to "Fire Science" since Paramedicine and Law Enforcement no longer reside within the program; reduce confusion in trying to locate concentrations of Municipal Fire Control and Wildland Fire Control. Received 2/24/2014.
Contact: Ed Husted for John George
Status: Assigned to Jak M.
2/27/2014: CRC approved.
3/4/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

76-UPCh.: Program Change: [SEE REVISED BELOW] BA - Alaska Native Studies: Clarify that a minor is required and provide information of options for fulfilling the minor; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
3/6/2014: CRC approved with revision (below).
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

77-UPCh.: Program Change:[SEE REVISED BELOW]Minor - Rural Development:  Change requirement of RD F300 so that another 300-level (or above) RD course may be used with advisor approval; reduce overall required credits from 18 to 15 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
3/6/2014: CRC approved with revision (below).
3/10/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

78-UCCh.: Course Change: RD F100 - College Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change from 1 credit to 3 credits (3+0); update course description; effective Fall 2014 or 2015 pending actual approval date.
Contact: Colleen Angaiak
3/12/2014: Revised Format 2 and syllabus received and posted.  CRC has approved as revised.
3/12/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

79-UNC: New Course:[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] EDSE / PSY F448 stacked as EDSE / PSY F648 - Understanding FASD: Diagnosis, Intervention and Strategies, 3 credits (3+0); asynchronous, online only course; no prerequisites except graduate standing for F648; letter graded; to be offered spring and summer, first offering Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Reference 31-GNC]
Contact: Joanne Healy
Status: 4/24/2014: Revisions requested.  5/1/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
5/8/2014: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below.
5/9/2014: CRC approved with requested modification demonstrating student contact hours, posted on 5/9/2014 below.
5/9/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

80-UNP: New Minor:  [SEE REVISED BELOW]Forest Management: [SEE REVISED BELOW]16 credits comprised of courses not counting toward major, including NRM F240; NRM F251, NRM F370, NRM F375 or BIOL F371, NRM F440, NRM F450, NRM F452, and NRM F453; effective Fall 2014 or Fall 2015 depending upon approval.
Contact: John Yarie
Status: Revisions received on 5/1/2014 and posted below.
CARRY-OVER TO 2014-15 REVIEW CYCLE.

81-UPCh.: Program Change: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Bachelor of Business Administration: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Remove STAT F200X from the BBA core requirements; add HSEM F445 W, O/2 to the Common Body of Knowledge requirements; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 4/17/2014: Credit totals do not add up; Rainer to follow up.
4/21/2014: Revised pages received and posted below.
4/24/2014: CRC approved as revised.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

82-UPCh.: Program Change: BA, BBA - Economics: For the BA remove STAT F200X from requirements and replace it with ECON F327 (new approved course); for the BBA, add ECON F327 to requirements and remove BA F460 O; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 4/24/2014: CRC approved.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

83-UPCh.: Program Change: BBA - Accounting: Remove HSEM F445 W, O/2 from the Accounting BBA requirements since it is now a course required in the Common Body of Knowledge for the BBA; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 4/24/2014: CRC approved.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

84-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Marketing: Remove STAT F200X as an option in the requirements; add ECON F227 to the available options; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Status: 4/24/2014: CRC approved.
4/25/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

The following new course will be reviewed in the 2014-15 review cycle:
New Course: FISH F110 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X is noted on syllabus (but not Format 1); letter graded; to be offered each fall; first offering Fall 2015 upon approval. (Previously offered as a trial course.)
Contact: Peter Westley

COMPLETED 2012-2013 Carry-over Items

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 Rainer N.
Status:  Carry over to fall 2013  CRC review cycle. Will be offered as special topics in spring '14 in the meantime.
2/20/2014: CRC approved.
2/24/2014: Provost approved. 
See Curriculum Approvals page.

130-UNC:  New Course:  BIOL F461 - Principles of Virology  [SEE REVISED BELOW; ALSO NOTE THAT NEW NUMBER WILL BE   F460INSTEAD], 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 Andres L.
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.
9/25/2013: Approved at CRC (except for cross-listing as dept. does not yet exist). Andres to follow up.
9/29/2013: Revisions received and CRC has approved.
10/14/2013: Provost approved.    See  Curriculum Approvals  page.
10/29/2013: NEW NUMBER FOR COURSE WILL BE F460, not F461.

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.
Assigned to Jennie C.
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.
3/5/2014: Revised Format 2 and syllabi received and posted below.
4/17/2014: CRC approved.  Still under review at GAAC.

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.
Assigned to Jennie C.
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.
3/5/2014: Revised Format 2 and syllabi received and posted below.
4/2/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
4/17/2014: CRC approved.  Still under review at GAAC.

156-UNC:  New Course (Stacked):   BIOL F435 / F635 - Introduction to Biology of Cancer[SEE REVISED BELOW], 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of BIOL F360 (formerly numbered F261) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall, effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013.
See also #52-GNC (carried over at GAAC).
Contact: Andrej Podlutsky, x6759.
Assigned to Rainer N.
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.
9/25/2013: CRC has approved as revised.  GAAC still reviewing graduate level of course.

157-UCCh.:   Course Change (Stacked): WITHDRAWN  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.

158-UNC:  New Course:   NORS F201 - The Circumpolar North: An Introductory Overview (s)[SEE REVISED BELOW], 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.
Assigned to Mary G.
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.
12/9/2013: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus received and posted below.
12/11/2013: CRC discussed at length.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed.
2/3/2014: CRC email review.  Discussed on 2/6/2014; Rainer to follow up.
2/27/2014: CRC approved as revised. 
3/4/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

161-UPCh.:  Program Change: [SEE REVISED BELOW]  B.A. - Northern Studies: [SEE REVISED BELOW] 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.
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
10/14/2013: Revised Format 5 and cover memo received.
2/27/2014: CRC approved on check of cross-listings and existence of some of the courses.
3/4/2014: Provost approved as revised below. See Curriculum Approvals page.

162-UPCh.:   Program Change: [SEE REVISED BELOW]   Minor - Northern Studies: [SEE REVISED BELOW] 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.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
12/9/2013: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
2/27/2014: CRC approved on check of cross-listings and existence of some of the courses.
3/4/2014: Provost approved as revised below. See Curriculum Approvals page.

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.
Assigned to Gary J.
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.
9/25/2013: Revisions received; discussed at CRC meeting. Gary will follow up.
10/2/2013: Further revisions received and posted below; CRC approved.
10/4/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  page.

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.
Assigned to Gary J.
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.
9/25/2013: Discussed at CRC meeting.  Gary to follow up.
10/2/2013: CRC approved.   
10/4/2013: Provost approved.  See  Curriculum Approvals  page.

166-UNC:  New Course:     COMM F360 - Introduction to Public Relations   [SEE REVISED BELOW, 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.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status:     5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.    
9/25/2013: Revised Format 1 form received.
10/8/2013: Revised Syllabus received.
10/31/2013: Final versions of Format 1 and syllabus received. CRC has approved.
11/1/2013: 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.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status:   5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
10/2/2013: Updated Format form received and posted below (#18 completed on form):
2/20/2014: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2014: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals 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.
Assigned to Mary G.
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.
12/9/2013: WITHDRAWN.

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.
Assigned to Ed H.
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.
9/25/2013: Committee reiterates approval with addition of disabilities statement; revised copy of syllabus needs to be sent to Jayne for processing.
10/15/2013: Revised syllabus received. Moved forward to Provost.
10/18/2013: Provost approved.    See   Curriculum Approvals   page.

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.
Assigned to Ed H.
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.
9/25/2013: Committee reiterates approval with addition of disabilities statement; revised copy of syllabus needs to be sent to Jayne for processing.
10/15/2013: Revised syllabus received. Moved forward to Provost.
10/18/2013: Provost approved.    See   Curriculum Approvals   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

Assigned to Jennie C.  
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.]
12/9/2013: WITHDRAWN.

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.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status:  5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
10/16/2013: WITHDRAWN

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.
Assigned to Jennie C.
Status:  
5/10/2013: Carry over to Fall 2013 review cycle.
10/16/2013: WITHDRAWN

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.
Assigned to Mary G.
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.
1/30/2014: CRC discussed. (
Core Review approved the "X" designator.)
2/6/2014: CRC discussed further.
3/27/2014: Additional document to add to COMM F121X received and posted below.
Discussed at CRC.  Rob to follow up.
417/2014: CRC approved as revised.
4/21/2014: Provost approved.
See Curriculum Approvals page.

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