2014-2015 Curriculum Review Cycle

for items effective Fall 2015 unless otherwise noted

The 2014-15 Curriculum Index is posted on the main Curriculum page.

Undergraduate Trial Courses:

1-Trial WITHDRAWN: NRM F294 - Introduction to Animal Science, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of NRM F210; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Spring 2015 upon approval.
Status update: 9/24/2014 WITHDRAWN (Format 2 will be submitted.)

2-Trial: MSL F294 - History of Ocean Exploration, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective Spring 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Mark Johnson
Assigned to: Andres L.
10/14/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
10/15/2014: Approved as revised.
10/16/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

3-Trial: MSL F494 - Computer Programming for Scientific Applications, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of senior or graduate level standing; letter-graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Spring 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Seth Danielson
Assigned to: S.K.
10/10/2014: CRC approved.
10/13/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

4-Trial: PHYS F494 - Advanced Topics in Physics II: Current Topics in Physics, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include PHYS F220 and PHYS F301; letter graded; repeatable based upon different content for maximum of 2 credits; to be offered every semester; effective Spring 2015 upon approval. (New course also submitted.)
Contact: C.P. Price
Assigned to: Jak M.
10/10/2014: CRC approved as revised.
10/13/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

5-Trial: CHEM F494 - Nutritional Biochemistry, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of CHEM F321; letter graded; to be offered each spring, effective Spring 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kriya Dunlap
Assigned to: Rainer N.
10/15/2014: Revised format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
10/15/2014: CRC approved.
10/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

6-Trial: JRN F494 - Advanced Digital Video Editing, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed with FLM F494; prerequisite of FLM/JRN F290; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; paperwork and syllabus note effective date of spring 2016 (not 2015).
Contact: Robert Prince
Assigned to Rob D.
10/17/2014: Syllabus revised (posted below) and CRC approved as revised.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

7-Trial: Trial Course: FISH F494 - Fish Diseases and Pathology, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FISH F228 and ENGL F111X; letter graded; to be offered fall of odd numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Brian Himelbloom
2/6/2015: CRC approved.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

8-Trial: Trial Course: CHEM F194 - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry of the Arctic,[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (2+3); no prerequisites; letter graded; to be offered fall, effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Hayes
2/6/2015: CRC discussed. Jess L. to follow up.
2/20/2015: Jess L. to follow up. Per Holly - course can not substitute for core science with lab requirement since it's not 4 credits.
2/26/2015: Revised syllabus received and four related attachements (posted below).
3/2/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

Carried Over from 2013-14:

80-UNP: New Minor: Forest Management: [See REVISION below] 16 credits comprised of courses not counting toward major, including NRM F240; NRM F251, NRM F370, NRM F375, NRM F440, NRM F450, NRM F452, and NRM F453; effective Fall 2015 pending approval.
Contact: John Yarie
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: Revised version received 5/1/2014, carryover to Fall 2014 review cycle.
10/17/2014: Second revision received and posted below.
11/14/2014: CRC approved as revised.
12/1/2014: Approved by Faculty Senate / Chancellor. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

2014-15 Submissions:

1-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Alaska Native Studies: Add Tribal Management designated courses to elective options for the degree program; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell Jones
Assigned to Julie J.
10/17/2014: Provisional approval; Julie to follow up.
10/31/2014: CRC has approved upon addition of note re number of required upper-division credits.
11/12/2014: Still waiting on approved language to add re upper-division credits (from OAR).
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

2-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Rural Development: Add Tribal Management designated courses to elective options for the degree program; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell Jones
Assigned to Julie J.
10/17/2014: Provisional approval; Julie to follow up.
10/31/2014: CRC has approved upon addition of note re number of required upper-division credits.
11/12/2014: Still waiting on approved language to add re upper-division credits (from OAR).
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

3-UNC: 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.
Contact: Peter Westley
Assigned to: Julie J.
10/13/2014: Corrected syllabus received (removes mention of a prerequisite).
10/17/2014: CRC approved.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

4-UPCh.: Program Change: B.S. - Fisheries Sciences: Remove FISH F101 - Introduction to Fisheries, from degree requirements and replace with FISH F110 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Assigned to Julie J.
10/17/2014: CRC approved.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

5-UPCh.: Program Change: B.A. - Fisheries: Remove FISH F101 - Introduction to Fisheries, from degree requirements and replace with FISH F110 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Assigned to Julie J.
10/17/2014: CRC approved.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

6-UNC: New Course: PHYS F472Z - Advanced Topics in Physics II: Special Topics in Physics, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include PHYS F220 and PHYS F301; letter graded; repeatable based upon different content for maximum of 2 credits; to be offered every semester; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: CP Price
Assigned to Julie J.
10/17/2014: Discussed at CRC. Julie to follow up.
10/22/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
10/31/2014: CRC has approved as revised.
11/3/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

7-UPCh.: Program Change: BT - Bachelor of Technology: remove the following from degree requirements: computer competency (3 credits), TTCH F301, specialty electives (6 credits) and redefine 30 credits of specialization section of degree requirements (old #4 in catalog description); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Laura Bender
Assigned to S.K.
10/17/2014: Discussed at CRC. Rainer to follow up.
11/21/2014: Revised page two received and posted.
12/5/2014: CRC has approved.
12/18/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

8-UNC: New Course: MSL F215 - Marine Geological Drama and Undersea Catastrophes, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of MSL F111X, or MSL F211, or instructor's permission; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds
Assigned to S.K.
11/12/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2014: CRC approved as revised.
11/19/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

9-UPCh.: Program Change: OE - Homeland Security:[SEE REVISION BELOW] add new course options of HSEM F120, HSEM F231 and HSEM F233 (new courses submitted simultaneously) to complete the required 12 credits for the endorsement; effective Fall 2015 (and upon related course approvals).
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to: Rainer N.
1/22/2015: Revised page 1 of program change received to reflect course number changes (HSEM F220 will be F120; and HSEM F221 will be course number F121 instead).
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/28/2015: Page one of form updated to reflect course title change to HSEM F231.
2/11/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

10-UPCh.: Program Change: BEM - Emergency Management: [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] remove ACCT F261 from degree requirements and replace with HSEM F271 - Fiscal Management for Emergency Management Operations (new course simultaneously submitted); effective Fall 2015 (and upon related course approval).
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to S.K.
10/31/2014: Provisional approval upon clarification of how new ACCT / HSEM course to be listed in degree requirements.
11/12/2014: SOM submitted a new revised Format 5 which includes a new Fire concentration and two related new courses (#72 and #73, also received on 11/12/2014) in addition to changes requested by committee.
11/14/2014: Another Format 5 submitted; both submissions were the same.
01/22/2015: REVISED format 5 submitted to reflect changes to lower division courses.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

11-UNC: New Course: BA F235 - Entrepreneurship: A Small Business Approach, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BA F151 and ACCT F261; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to S.K.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

12-UNC: New Course: ACCT F271 - Fiscal Management for Emergency Management Operations, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as HSEM F271; prerequisites include sophomore standing or higher; placement, concurrent enrollment or complettion of Math at the F100-level or above; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Charlie Sparks
Assigned to S.K.
10/31/2014: CRC approved upon addition of SLOs.
11/12/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
12/5/2014: CRC approved as revised.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

13-UNC: New Course: HSEM F220 - Introduction to Emergency Management, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW - COURSE NUMBER WILL BE F120 instead of F220] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X added to revision; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to S.K.
10/31/2014: CRC discussed. Issue with level of course.
11/14/2014: SK has emailed; no response yet.
11/17/2014: Revised syllabus received.
11/25/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
12/5/2014: CRC approved as revised.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
1/19/2015: Course number will be updated to F120 (instead of F220).

14-UNC: New Course: HSEM F231 - Weapons of Mass Destruction, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to S.K.
10/31/2014: CRC discussed. Issue with level of course.
11/14/2014: SK has emailed; no response yet.
11/17/2014: Revised syllabus received; posted below.
12/5/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received, reflecting addition of ENGL F111X as a prerequisite.
12/12/2014: Updated syllabus and a rubric for writing and presentation received and posted below. ENGL F111X added as prerequisite.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved - with title changed to "The Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction". See Curriculum Approvals web page.

15-UNC: New Course: HSEM F233 - Critical Infrastructure Protection, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include HSEM F120 or HSEM F121; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Jessica L.
10/23/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
10/31/2014: CRC discussed. Issue with level of course.
12/12/2014: CRC discussed. Jessica has had no response to her email.
1/22/2015: Revisions received and posted below (adding prerequisite course options).
1/23/2015: CRC discussed. Committee would like rubric for 25% grade on attendance and participation.
1/27/2015: Revised syllabus and discussion board rubric received and posted below.
2/6/2015: CRC approved as revised.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

16-UCCh.: Course Change: NRM F320 - Animal Science, 3 credits (2+3); change course level from upper division to lower division and change course number from F320 to F220; change title to "Introduction to Animal Science"; change credit distribution from (2+3) to (3+0); change prerequisite to NRM F210; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Milan Shipka
Assigned to Jessica L.
10/22/2014: Revised Format 1 received.
10/31/2014: CRC approved as revised.
11/3/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

17-UCCh.: Course Change: ANTH F422 - Human Osteology, 3 credits (3+0); change to 4 credits with a distribution of (3+3) to reflect addition of lab; course is currently stacked as ANTH F625 (reference #11-GCCh. at GAAC); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Brian Hemphill
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/14/2014: CRC approved.
2/3/2015: GAAC also approved.
02/05/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

18-UNP: New Minor: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 16 credits comprised of LING F101, LING F200 (new course submission), LING F302 (minor course change submitted to change course number from 402 to 302), LING F315 (new course submission), LING F410 (minor course change submitted), and LING F451 (new course submission); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Duff Johnston
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/7/2014: Revised Format 3B received and posted below.
11/14/2014: CRC discussed. Jessica to follow up.
01/13/2015: Second Revised Format 3B received and posted.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as per the second revision (below). Reviewed and approved by Curricular Affairs Committee (1/14/2015).
2/2/2014: Approved by Faculty Senate / Chancellor. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

19-UNC: New Course: LING F200 - The Field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X; graded pass / fail; new course requirement for the proposed TESOL Minor; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Duff Johnston
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/7/2014: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2014: Provisionally approved upon addition of ENGL prerequisite.
01/13/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted. CRC approved as revised (with updated weekly schedule to come - will be added to syllabus).
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

20-UNC: New Course: LING F315 - English Language for Second Language Teaching, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of LING F101; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact:Duff Johnston
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/7/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2014: Prerequisite of LING / ED course needs correction; ENGL prerequisite suggested. Jessica to follow up.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

21-UCCh.: Course Change: FL F451 - Foreign Language Teaching Practicum, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 4 credits (3+0+3-5); cross-list as LING F451; change from 4 credits to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0+3); add to prerequisites "for students teaching English as a second language, LING F410 is the alternative prerequisite;" change frequency of offering from fall to spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kimberly Stewart
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/14/2014: CRC discussed at length. Jessica to follow up on issues with different prerequisites for FL vs. LING, and different credit distribution for each.
11/19/2014: Emails (RN, JL, RD) agreeing to treat the submission as a NEW COURSE on its own and separte it from FL F451.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as revised (below). Credit distribution also corrected.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

21A-UNC: New Course: LING F451 - English Second Language Teaching Practicum, 3 credits (2+0+3); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or F213X; LING F410, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Duff Johnston
1/13/2015: CRC approved with correction to credit distribution.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

22-UCDr.: Course Drop: THR / ART F247 (h) - Introduction to Theatrical Design, 3 credits (3+0); not taught in seven years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. *Art Dept. has approved the cross-list.*
Contact: Kade Mendelowitz
Assigned to Gary J.
10/17/2014: CRC approved.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

23-UNC: New Course: FLM F289 / F389 / F489 - Film Reel Review, 0 credits (.5+.5); graded pass / fail; required participation by all majors for professional development and to aid in program assessment; FLM F289 is a prerequisite for F389, and F389 is a prerequisite for F489; to be offered in spring semesters; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Assigned to Gary J.
Contact: Maya Salganek
10/31/2014: CRC discussed.
12/5/2014: CRC discussed further. Revisions to be requested. See related program change (#84-UPCh.).
12/12/2014: CRC discussed further; revisions to be requested by Gary J.
1/23/2015: Gary will contact department again.
2/6/2015: CRC discussed revision; Julie J. to follow up re course descriptions.
2/12/2015: Revised Format 1 received and posted below. Updated on 2/13/2015.
2/17/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

24-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Theatre: Incorporation of a capstone requirement into the major degree requirements; no change to total credits required; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Brian Cook
Assigned to Gary J.
12/5/2014: CRC provisionally approved upon confirmation of minor course change to THR F335.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

25-UCDr.: Course Drop: NRM / GEOG F463 / F663 - Wilderness Concepts, 3 credits (3+0); course is not required of any degrees; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. *additional signatures en route from CNSM*
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Gary J.
10/17/2014: CRC approved.
10/21/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

26-UCCh.: Course Change: GEOS F482 / F682 - Geoscience Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change grading mode from letter graded to pass / fail; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Reference #35-GCCh.]
Contact: Carl Tape
Assigned to Gary J.
02/03/2015: GAAC has approved graduate level.
02/06/2015: CRC approved.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

27-UCDr.: Course Drop: BIOL F317 - Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates, 4 credits (2+6); insufficient resources to continue offering the course; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Assigned to Gary J.
10/17/2014: CRC discussed. Gary to follow up with Department Chair.
10/31/2014: CRC approved.
11/3/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

28-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F476 O - Ecosystem Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (3+0.5) to reflect data collection and analysis component of course; change frequency of offering and update catalog description; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tamara Harms
Assigned to Thomas.
10/31/2014 and 12/5/2014: CRC discussed. Course objectives (not SLOs) are needed; clarification of frequency of offering.
01/13/2015: CRC approved "as is."
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

WITHDRAWN - SEE #75-UPCh. 29-UPCh.: Program Change: BS and BA - Biological Sciences: change the minimum grade to C- (1.7) for the BA and BS programs; change the capstone requirement for the degrees; add to Physics course options to fulfill requirements for BS degree; minor corrections and additions of new courses to electives list; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Assigned to Thomas.
12/5/2014: #75-UPCh. was received and posted -- it replaces this version of the program changes.

30-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: remove BIOL F317 from required courses (course is being dropped); change the minimum grade to C- (1.7) for the degree requirements; minor corrections; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Perry Barboza
Assigned to Thomas.
10/31/2014: Provisional approval following RN count of of credits.
11/4/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

31-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F322 - Organic Chemistry II, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F325; change to 4 credits (3+3) to reflect incorporation of laboratory into the lecture course; separate lab course, CHEM F323, is being dropped; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Thomas.
10/17/2014: CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up.
10/20/2014: Agreement with department to change course number to F325.
12/5/2014: CRC approved as CHEM F325.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

32-UCDr.: Course Drop: CHEM F323 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 1 credit (0+3); lab is being rolled into CHEM F322 so that students can no longer take lab separately from the lecture course; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Assigned to Thomas.
Contact: Tom Green
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

33-UCDr.: Course Drop: CHEM F324 W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 3 credits (1+6); course no longer needed with changes to other lab courses; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Thomas.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

34-UNC: New Course: CHEM F419 - Practical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 1 credit (.5+1.5); prerequisite of CHEM F321; previously taught as trial; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval (not spring 2015 as indicated on paperwork).
Contact: Carl Murphy
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

35-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Chemistry: [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] remove CHEM F324 W from required course options; reflect changes to CHEM F322, and CHEM F451 (minor course change submitted); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

36-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Optional Concentration of Environmental Chemistry: [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] remove CHEM F324 W from required course options; reflect changes to CHEM F322, effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

37-UPCh.: Program Change: BS Degree (American Chemistry Society-approved): [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] remove CHEM F324 W from required course options; reflect changes to CHEM F322, and CHEM F451 (minor course change submitted); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

38-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Optional Concentration in Biochemistry: [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] remove CHEM F324 W from required course options; reflect changes to CHEM F322, and CHEM F451 (minor course change submitted); remove two courses that no longer exist (BIOL F418 W and BIOL F452 O/2); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

39-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Chemistry: [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] reflect changes to CHEM F322 (and course drop of CHEM F323 lab); add course option of CHEM F332 - Physical Chemistry II; minimum credits required changed from 24 to 27 credits; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

40-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Biochemistry: [SEE ANNOTATED COPY BELOW] reflect changes to CHEM F322 (and course drop of CHEM F323 lab) and CHEM F451 (minor course change submitted); minimum credits required changed from 23 to 26 credits; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Andres.
12/5/2014: CRC approved.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

41-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Anthropology: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Remove the requirement that an "s" or "h" designator be attached to the six required Anthropology (ANTH) elective courses; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Jamie Clark
Assigned to Rainer.
10/21/2014: Revised format 5 received and posted below.
10/31/2014: CRC approved upon Holly clarifying statement re ANTH electives.
11/12/2014: Still waiting on clarification re "anthropology" vs. ANTH electives.
11/17/2014: Clarification received (ANTH electives). Forwarded for Provost's approval.
11/19/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

42-UPCh.: Program Change: K-12 Art Licensure Program: changes include updating course titles; addition of review process and internship information; addition of EDSC F443 to requirements; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to Jak.
12/19/2014: CRC approved.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

43-UPCh.: Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Remove EDSC F431 from course requirement options; change program information concerning Academic Content Testing; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to Jak.
12/2/2014: Revised format 5 received; posted on 12/4/2014.
12/19/2014: CRC has provisionally approved pending further corrections.
2/17/2015: Added course title correction for EDSC F407.
2/201/2015: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

44-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Secondary Education: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Change grade level from (8-12) to (7-12); change information submission date and World Language exam information; reflect title change to EDSE F422 (minor course submitted); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Roy Roehl
Assigned to Jak.
12/9/2014: Revised Format 5 received and posted. 12/19/2014: Swapped out page 4 that corrects a course title (EDSE F422).
12/19/2014: CRC has provisionally approved pending addition of language to clarify program is a double major (not a double degree).
2/5/2015: SECOND REVISON received and posted below.
2/17/2015: Added course title correction for EDSC F407.
2/201/2015: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

45-UPCh.: Program Deletion: Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BAS): [Copy updated -- draft version replaced and signature page corrected]: Program is no longer needed as student needs may be adequately met by the interdisciplinary degree; effective Fall 2015 pending all approvals including BOR and NWCCU.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
Assigned to All.
10/20/2014: Program elimination approved by Curriculum Review Committee. Moving forward to FS Administrative Committee / Faculty Senate. Deletion motion is on the November 3 FS agenda.
11/3/2014: Faculty Senate approved the program elimination.
BOR approved the program elimination at its February 2015 meeting in Anchorage.

46-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Elementary Education: [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] Change information regarding Praxis I to reflect new test; statement added that the degree requirements for a minor are met by completing the major requirements; add BIOL F103X to core course options in Section 1 of degree requirements; add ATM F100X and GEOG F111X to course options in Section 2.b.; update course listing for ED F486 O/2 in section 2.d.ii. (Format 6 and 7 submitted to add "W" and full "O" intensive designators to the course); remove "W" from ED F412 (major course change sent to Core Review); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
Assigned to Jak.
12/19/2014: Provisionally approved with some minor editing (clean up asterisks).
2/9/2015: Cleaned up version received and posted below. Notes added to clarify removal of asterisks and to keep "W" designator for ED F412. Approved as revised.
2/11/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

  • 2/9/2015: BA - Elementary Education (2/9: Formatting cleaned up; notes added to explain removal of asterisks; Keep "W" with ED F412)

47-UNC: New Course: ED / CCS F418 / F618 - Cultural Atlases, [SEE REVISION BELOW; final course numbers assigned were ED F419 / F619 and CCS F418 / F618] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed with CCS and stacked as F618; prerequisite of ANTH F242; special condition of access to a computer and the internet; letter graded; grad level previously offered as a special topics; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Note: title is longer for F618 grad level of course.]
Contact: Sean Topkok
Assigned to Jak.
12/19/2014: CRC discussed. Jak to request rubric for modules; issue with prereqs.
1/29/2915: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/20/2015: CRC discussed and Gary to follow up.
3/6/2015: Rubric added to syllabus and posted it below. Discussed at CRC and Gary to follow up with instructor.
3/25/2015: Email indicating approval of CRC received. Still under review at GAAC.
3/27/2015: GAAC approved via email.
3/30/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
4/29/2015: Final course numbers assigned were ED F419 / F619 and CCS F418 / F618.

48-UPCh.: Program Change: BS / MS - Computer Science: changes to align the BS portion with 13-14 changes and update the MS portion of the degree program. To BS portion: addition of CS F371, CS F372, CS F411, and MATH F202X, and add option of EE F443 with CS F441 requirement; remove ENGL F314 W / O/2 from requirements. To MS portion: remove CS F611, CS F631, CS F641, CS F671; and add CS F600 (new course submission), CS F601 (new course submission), modify written comprehensive exam requirements and notes to the degree program; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Reference #50-GPCh. at GAAC.)
Contact: Orion Lawlor
Assigned to Galen.
12/12/2014: CRC discussed and approved BS level (there are at least 120 credits with required electives); CRC noted the MS level may not have enough credits but will have to be reviewed at GAAC.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved MS level (reference #50-GPCh.).
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

49-UCCh.: Course Change: CE F424 / F624 - Introduction to Permafrost Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as CE F624 (proposal indicates a different title of "Frozen Ground Engineering"); prerequisite for CE F424 is CE F326, and recommended courses; prerequisite for CE F624 is "training or experience in soil mechanics." Effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Reference #54-GCCh. at GAAC.)
Contact: Yuri Shur
Assigned to Galen.
12/12/2014: CRC approved undergraduate level. Title variation at different levels may be OK; Amanda to check with Holly.
2/17/2015: Approved at GAAC also.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

50-UNP: New Program: Minor in Aerospace Engineering:[SEE REVISION BELOW] Minimum of 15 credits comprised of ME F451 and ME F452, and three courses from approved list of seven courses all at 400-level; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Hatfield
Assigned to Galen.
12/12/2014: CRC discussed. SK to follow up as there are a lot of prerequisites for the required courses. Some course titles need correction, per Amanda.
12/16/2014: Revision received and posted below.
12/19/2014: CRC discussed revisions posted below.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as revised; however, RN to request additional revision to Section G on format form.
1/15/2015: Revision with changed section G. received and posted. Proposal has been moved forward to the Curricular Affairs Committee.
1/27/2015: Newer revision per request of the Curricular Affairs Committee. CAC approves (as revised) to move forward to Administrative Committee.
3/2/2015: Approved by Faculty Senate (meeting #205) and Chancellor.

51-UCCh.: Course Change: GE F430 - Geomechanical Instrumentation, 3 credits (3+0); change the credit distribution for the course to (2+3) adding lab component to course; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Margaret Darrow
Assigned to Galen.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

52-UNC: New Course: MATH F110 X - Precalculus, [F156X] 4 credits (4+1); request for "X" designation submitted to Core Review; prerequisite of placement into MATH F110X; letter graded; course offers a shorter path for better prepared students toward enrollment in Calc I; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Reference 1-Core at Core Review Committee]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Galen.
10/21/2014: Core Review Committee has approved the request for "X" designation.
12/12/2014: CRC approved course, but has question about prerequisites; OAR needs an ALEKS score.
12/18/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
2/25/2015: New course number will be F156X.

53-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS - Human Services: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Change the Rural Human Services Certificate block of courses so that 27 credits are accepted as fulfilling the block; removing HUMS F102, HUMS F202, HUMS F233 from RHS block, and adding HUMS F205; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Diane McEachern
Assigned to Galen.
12/12/2014: CRC discussed and revisions will be requested.
12/15/2014: Section referencing a minor for the Social Work and Justice BAs has been OK'd for removal.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

54-UNC: New Course: ENVI F115 - Rural Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, 1 credit (1+0); to be offered in a compressed and/or distance format over 3-5 days or for up to 4 weeks; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Not effective Spring 2015 as noted on Format form.]
Contact: Clint Reigh
Assigned to Rob.
10/30/2014: Notified by Todd R. that an OE has been developed which requires this course.
11/14/2014: CRC approved. Drop "P" from the course number (not needed).
11/19/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

55-UNC: New Course: ENVI F116 - Rural Alaska Landfill Operator (RALO), 1 credit (1+0); to be offered in a compressed format over 3-5 days or for up to 4 weeks; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Not effective Spring 2015 as noted on Format form.]
Contact: Clint Reigh
Assigned to Rob.
10/30/2014: Notified by Todd R. that an OE has been developed which requires this course.
11/14/2014: CRC approved. Drop "P" from the course number (not needed).
11/19/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

56-UNC: New Course: ENVI F117 - Community Spill Response, 1 credit (1+0); to be offered in a compressed format over 3-5 days or for up to 4 weeks in a conbination of eLearning, face-to-face, audio conference and/or field trip; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Not effective Spring 2015 as noted on Format form.]
Contact: Clint Reigh
Assigned to Rob.
10/30/2014: Notified by Todd R. that an OE has been developed which requires this course.
11/14/2014: CRC approved. Drop "P" from the course number (not needed).
11/19/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

57-UCCh.: Course Change: ECE F480 - Child Development and Family Studies Portfolio, 1 credit (0.5+0+1); add prerequisites of ENGL F211X or F213X and admission to the CDFS BA program; requirement for completion of the CDFS BA program; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Veronica Plumb
Assigned to Rob.
12/5/2014: CRC approved with clarification of credit distribution.
12/9/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

58-UCCh.: Course Change: FISH F102 - Fact or Fishin': Case Studies in Fisheries, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); change grading mode from Pass/Fail to letter graded instead; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Andy Seitz
Assigned to Rob.
12/5/2014: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up.
12/10/2014: Revisions received and posted beow.
12/19/2014: CRC approved as revised.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

59-UPCh.: Program Change: General Studies BA, BS and BT: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Remove completion of the PRAXIS I pre-professional skills test as a degree requirement; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Alex Fitts
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/19/2014: CRC has approved with additional minor corrections.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

60-UNC: New Course: NRM F153 - Wild and Cultivated Berries for Alaska, [SEE REVISION BELOW. Course number revised to F154 on 6/24/2015.] 1 credit (1+0); for distance delivery in fall semesters, and on campus in spring semesters; no prerequisites; letter graded; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Pat Holloway
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/24/2014: Revisions received and posted below.
01/13/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
Course number revised to F154 on 6/24/2015.

61-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Early Childhood Education: SEE ADDENDUM WITH CORRECTIONS (below). Suspend the program due to low enrollments; will delete program if warranted thereafter; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. This is a voluntary suspension from the ECE Department.
Contact: Patty Meritt
Assigned to Rainer N.
10/22/2014: Addendum with corrections to Format 5 received and posted below. (Email from Pete P. to support corrections is on file at FS Office.)
12/19/2014: CRC approved.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

62-UNC: New Course: BIOL F4xx - Exercise Physiology, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as BIOL F6xx; prerequisites include BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X; or BIOL F310; graduate level prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Robert Coker, Diane Wagner
Assigned to Julie J.
12/5/2014: CRC discussed.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
4/6/2015: GAAC approved with revised 600-level syllabus.
4/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

63-UCDr.: Course Drop: GEOG F402 - Resources and Environment (s), 3 credits (3+0); course will not be required for one of the concentrations in the BS degree (program change to follow); course not essential to geography programs; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Julie J.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

64-UCDr.: Course Drop: GEOG F475 - National Park Concepts, 3 credits (3+0); course not essential to existing geography programs; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Julie J.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

65-UPCh.: Program Change: BA, BS and Minor - Geography: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Program has moved from SNRE to CNSM; drop GEOG F402 from BA electives and from BS Environmental Studies concentration; remove GEOG F404 from BA electives; drop GEOG F463 from BS Environmental Studies concentration electives; add STAT F200X to BS degree requirements for Environmental Studies concentration; reflect course designation changes including GEOG F338 change to NRM F338, and GEOG F435 change to NRM F435; update program description; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Julie J.
12/12/2014: CRC will revisit on 12/19; provisionally approved with addition re required courses.
12/19/2014: Provisionally approved when changes are requested changes are received (on their way per Julie).
2/12/2015: Final revisions received and posted below. Approved as revised.
2/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

66-UNC: New Course: BIOL F4xx - Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, [F466] 3 credits (1.5 + 4.5); to be crosslisted as CHEM F466; prerequisite of BIOL F360 or may be taken concurrently; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kristin O'Brien, Andrej Podlutsky
Assigned to Jessica L.
12/5/2014: CRC discussed.
1/23/2015: Revised syllabus received.
02/06/2015: CRC approved as revised.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
Course number assigned is F466.

67-UNC: New Course: ASLG F220 - Deaf Culture, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ASLG F202 and ENGL F111X; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/6/2014: Revision received to add ENGL F111X to prerequisites.
12/19/2014: Prerequisite language is confusing; Jess to follow up.
01/13/2015: Second revised syllabus received and posted.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

68-UNC: New Course: ASLG F230 - Deaf History, [SEE REVISION BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ASLG F202 and ENGL F111X; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Assigned to Jessica L.
11/6/2014: Revision received to add ENGL F111X to prerequisites.
12/19/2014: Prerequisite language is confusing; Jess to follow up.
01/13/2015: Second revised syllabus received and posted.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

69-UNC: New Course: RECR F130Z - Intermediate Swing Dance, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of RECR F130V or RECR F130E or instructor's permission; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Assigned to Jessica L.
12/19/2014: CRC approved.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

70-UCCh.: Course Change: ENVE F643 - Air Pollution Management, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); bring the course out of "No Print" status as there is now faculty to teach it; add stacked level and cross-list as CE F443; change frequency of offering to spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. (Reference #57-GCCh. at GAAC)
Contact: Srijan Aggarwal
Assigned to Jessica L.
1/23/2015: CRC discussed. Jessica to follow up.
2/17/2015: GAAC approved graduate level of course.
2/20/2015: Jess to follow up on revisions.
3/4/2015: Revisions received and posted below.
3/6/2015: CRC approved (with addition of MATH F201X as a prerequisite.
3/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

71-UNC: New Course: COMM F361 - Public Relations Campaigns, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COMM F360 or ABUS F263; letter graded; to be offered every spring, first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Peter DeCaro
Assigned to Gary J.
01/13/2015: CRC approved.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

72-UNC: New Course: HSEM F439 - Supervising Emergency Services, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Gary J.
12/11/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted.
12/19/2014: CRC discussed; Gary to follow up.
01/21/2015: Second revised syllabus received and posted.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

73-UNC: New Course: HSEM F440 - Advanced Principles of Fire Service Administration, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Gary J.
12/11/2014: Revised syllabus received and posted.
12/19/2014: CRC discussed; Gary to follow up.
01/21/2015: Second revised syllabus received and posted.
01/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

74-UNC: New Course: BIOL F4xx - Capstone Project, [Course number will be F400.] 0 credits (0+0); prerequisite of junior standing; taken in conjunction with initiation of a capstone research project and duration may exceed one semester; graded Pass / Fail, and students who do not complete or pass the capstone project in a given semester will receive a deferred grade "DF"; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Assigned to Gary J.
1/23/2015: CRC approved. Course number will be F400.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

75-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and BS - Biological Sciences: Change capstone requirement and include new capstone project "course" (Format 1 submitted); change minimum grade from C (2.0) to C- (1.7); update elective course lists; add PHYS F211X and PHYS F212X to courses fulfilling physics requirement; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved pending approval of #74-UNC capstone project. 1/23/2015: Approved.
01/26/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

76-UNC: New Course: MATH F107R [TO BE F151R] - Prep for Functions for Calculus, 1 credit (.7 + 1); two-week course with 4.5 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week; graded Pass / Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH 107X or placement into MATH F107P or departmental recommendation; to be offered every fall, spring, summer and 'Mester; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Due to Math Alignment Project, number will be F151R]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

77-UNC: New Course: MATH F107S [TO BE F151S] - Functions for Calculus Skills Workshop, 1 credit (.5 + 1.5); half-hour lecture with 1.5 hours lab per week; graded Pass/Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F107X or placement into MATH 107S or departmental recommendation, and concurrent enrollment in MATH F107X; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Due to Math Alignment Project, number will be F151S]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

78-UNC: New Course: MATH F110R - Prep for Precalculus, [F156R] 1 credit (.7 + 1); two-week course with 4.5 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week; graded Pass / Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH 110X or placement into MATH F110P or departmental recommendation; credit may be earned for taking MATH F110P or MATH F110S but not for both; to be offered every fall, spring, summer and 'Mester; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/18/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
2/25/2015: New course number will be F156R.

79-UNC: New Course: MATH F110S - Precalculus Skills Workshop, [F156S] 1 credit (.5 + 1.5); half-hour lecture with 1.5 hours lab per week; graded Pass/Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F110X or placement into MATH 110S or departmental recommendation, and concurrent enrollment in MATH F110X; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/18/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.
2/25/2015: New course number will be F156S.

80-UNC: New Course: MATH F161R [TO BE F122R] - Prep for Precalculus for Business, 1 credit (.7 + 1); two week course with 4.5 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week; graded Pass / Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F161X or placement into MATH F161P or departmental recommendation; credit may be earned for taking MATH F161P or MATH F161S, but not for both; to be offered every fall, spring, summer and 'Mester; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Course number to be F122R due to Math Alignment Project.]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

81-UNC: New Course: MATH F161S [TO BE F122S] - Precalculus for Business Skills Workshop, 1 credit (.5 + 1.5); half-hour lecture with 1.5 hours lab per week; graded Pass/Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F161X or placement into MATH 161S or departmental recommendation, and concurrent enrollment in MATH F161X; credit may be earned for taking MATH F161P or MATH F161S, but not for both; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Course number to be F122S due to Math Alignment Project.]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

82-UNC: New Course: MATH F200R [TO BE F251R]- Prep for Calculus, 1 credit (.7 + 1); two-week course with 4.5 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week; graded Pass / Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F200X or placement into MATH F200P or departmental recommendation; credit may earned for taking MATH F200P or MATH F200S, but not for both; to be offered every fall, spring, summer and 'Mester; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Course number will be F251R due to Math Alignment Project.]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

83-UNC: New Course: MATH F200S [TO BE F251S] - Calculus I Skills Workshop, 1 credit (.5 + 1.5); half-hour lecture with 1.5 hours lab per week; graded Pass/Fail; prerequisites include previous grade below C- or previous W in MATH F200X or placement into MATH F200S or departmental recommendation; concurrent enrollment in MATH F200X; credit may be earned for taking MATH F200P or MATH F200S but not for both; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Course number will be F251S due to Math Alignment Project.]
Contact: Latrice Bowman
Assigned to Rainer N.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

84-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Film: Update course titles and add new 0-credit FLM F289, F389, and F489 "Reel Review" courses (reference #23-UNC); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Miho Aoki
Assigned to Andres L.
12/12/2014: Approved once #23-UNC is finalized.
2/17/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

85-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Asian Studies: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Addition of courses to increase options for students (PS F203, ANTH F302); removal of HIST/WMS F414 which is no longer offered; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Walter Skya
Assigned to Andres L.
12/12/2014: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
12/19/2014: New Revised Format 5 (removing one of the ANTH courses) received and posted below.
12/19/2014: CRC approved as revised.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

86-UCCh.: Course Change: SPAN F103 - Conversational Spanish I (h), 3 credits (3+0); remove SPAN F100A, SPAN F100B, and SPAN F101 from the prerequisites; add SPAN F102 or equivalent to prerequisites; change will allow course to count toward Spanish minor; change frequency of offering from fall to summer - as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tim Wilson
Assigned to Andres L.
12/19/2014: CRC approved.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

87-UCCh.: Course Change: SPAN F221 - Cultures and Civilizations of Latin America, 3 credits (3+0); change course level from lower to upper division and change course number from F221 to F321; course to be conducted in Spanish; add (h) designation; change prerequisites to SPAN F202 or equivalent and remove SPAN F102 recommendation; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tim Wilson
Assigned to Andres L.
12/19/2014: CRC approved.
12/24/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

88-UCCh.: Course Change: SPAN F222 - Cultures and Civilizations of Spain (h), 3 credits (3+0); change course level from lower to upper division and change course number from F222 to F322; course to be conducted in Spanish; change prerequisites to SPAN F202 or equivalent and remove SPAN F102; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Tim Wilson
Assigned to Andres L.
02/06/2015: CRC approved.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

89-UNC: New Course: MUS F476 - Senior Project, 3 credits (1+0+2); prerequisite of senior standing and permission of instructor; course to serve as capstone course for the BA in Music; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Memo to CRC from CLA Curriculum Council (dated 10/23/2014) - PDF
Assigned to Thomas Z.
2/10/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below. Approved by CRC as revised.
2/11/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

90-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Music: [SEE REVISION BELOW] Addition of a capstone course to the degree requirements (new course proposal for MUS F476 submitted); expand course and degree options to include three concentrations (Music Theory; Music History; and Music Composition); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Assigned to Rob D. and Rainer N.
1/23/2015: CRC discussed. Rob to follow up. Rainer will do spreadsheet.
2/10/2015: Approved pending revised Format 5 - received and posted below.
2/11/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

91-UCCh.: Course Change: ENGL F350 - Literature of Alaska and the Yukon Territory (h), [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change title of course to Northern and Environmental Literature; change course number from F350 to F449; add cross-listing as NORS F449; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Eric Heyne
Assigned to Thomas Z.
2/10/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below. Course number will be F449 instead of F450 for both ENGL and NORS.
2/20/2015: CRC approved as revised.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

92-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and Minor in Justice: remove the Minor in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Justice program (Minor is moving to the Communication Dept. - ref. Comm program change); remove JUST F201 from BA degree course requirements; add JUST F310 to course requirements; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Rob Duke
Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/12/2014: CRC approved.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

93-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and Minor in Communication: Addition of the Minor in Alternative Dispute Resolution which is moved out of the Justice Department. [Updated version received 12/3/2014 and posted.]
Contact: Peter DeCaro
Assigned to Thomas Z.
12/12/2014: CRC approved with addition of a Minor Course Change format 2A listing the changes of courses from JUST to COMM.
12/17/2014: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

94-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Mechanical Engineering: Removal of PETE F407 from the petroleum engineering emphasis, and replacement with ME F464 instead (lessens the number of prerequisites for ME students); effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Rorik Peterson
Assigned to Rainer N.
01/13/2015: CRC approved.
01/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

95-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Child Development and Family Studies: Addition of courses to recommended list to fulfill core curriculum requirements; changes and corrections to catalog description and listings; clarification of degree requirements to facilitate transfer students, program enrollment and advising; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Veronica Plumb
Assigned to Rainer N.
1/23/2015: CRC discussed. Turned over to OAR to work with department on formatting and layout of program for catalog.

96-UNC: New Course: MSL F216 - The Oceans and Global Change, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F111X, MSL F211, ATM F101X, ENVI F101, or GEOG F111X; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Andrew McDonnell
Assigned to Julie J.
2/18/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/20/2015: CRC discussed further.
3/6/2015: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
3/13/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

97-UNC: New Course: BA F489 - Sports Marketing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; BA F343; upper division BBA standing; or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
2/20/2015: CRC discussed. Thomas to follow up.
3/6/2015: CRC discussed; revisions being made. (Change to Marketing Minor will be made to replace STAT with ECON course in the meantime.)

98-UPCh.: Program Change: BBA - Sports Management Minor and Marketing Minor: [SEE REVISION BELOW - only changes are to Marketing Minor] Addition of BA F489 - Sports Marketing (new course submission) to Sports Management Minor requirements; and addition of BA F489 to Marketing Minor course options; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
2/20/2015: CRC approved pending #97-UNC.
3/10/2015: Revised format 5 (leaving out BA F489 course) received and posted below. Changes to be made only to the Marketing Minor. (#97-UNC still in process of revision; moving forward with changes that can be made without addition of the new Sports Marketing course.)
3/12/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

99-UCDr.: Course Drop: PHYS F313 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, 4 credits (4+0); course has been replaced by PHYS F351 and PHYS F451; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: CP Price
02/06/2015: CRC approved.
02/09/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

100-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Leadership: Add a track in Alaska Native Community Leadership; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Nicole Cundiff
2/20/2015: CRC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

101-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Physics: Correct number of credits required for the Applied Physics concentration to 6 credits; change upper division credits required for the Computational Physics concentration from 5 credits to 9 credits -- and specify those 9 credits must be physics courses, and simultaneously change "12 credits in applied physics" to "8 credits in other relevant upper-division courses" under that concentration; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer
2/20/2015: CRC approved.
2/24/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

102-UNC: New Course: ANS F478 W - Alaska Native Studies Senior Thesis, 3 credits (3+0); capstone course, prerequisites of senior standing and ANS F350 and RD F350, and ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective Spring 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Benson, Jenny Bell Jones
Status: Received 2/25/2015
3/6/2015: Core Review has approved the request for the "W" designation (with addition of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X as prerequisites).
4/17/2015: CRC has approved with revised course description developed at OAR and Marketing; and with addition of ENGL prerequisites.
4/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

103-UNC: New Course: ESK F131 - Beginning Yup'ik Grammar II (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ESK F130 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Larry Kaplan
Status: Received 2/26/2015
2/27/2015: CRC approved electronically.
3/2/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

104-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Yup'ik Language and Culture: addition and removal of major course requirements, including addition of new ESK F131 course (Format 1 submitted); total required credits remain at 120; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Larry Kaplan
Status: Received 2/26/2015
2/27/2015: CRC approved electronically.
3/2/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

105-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Environmental Studies: reduce minimum required credits from 34 to 30 credits; remove GEOG F111X from degree requirements and place under science foundation options; add ATM F101X and MSL F111X to science options; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
4/22/2015: Program change received and approved electronically with minor revisions.
4/27/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals web page.

 

 

 

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