2015-2016 Curriculum Review Cycle

Page updated throughout fall and spring review cycle.

TRIAL COURSES:

1-Trial: Trial Course: MSL F394 - Field Techniques in Marine Science, 3 credits (10+16+14); MAYmester course for 2016; prerequisites of MSL F212 and MSL F213; letter-graded; course augments the Minor in Marine Science; effective for MAYmester upon approval.
Contact: Ana Aguilar-Islas
Status: Andres L. to follow-up.
9/21/2015: CRC discussed. Revisions to be requested.
10/19/2015: Revisions requested but not yet received.
11/6/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/6/2015: CRC discussed and approved.
11/10/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN:  2-Trial: Trial Course: FISH F494 - Salmon and Society, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; F200-level course in cultural anthropology, sociology or political science; FISH F288 or BIOL F288; or instructor's permission; course will be offered via distance; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Peter Westley
Status: Andres L. to follow-up.
9/21/2015: CRC discussed. Revisions to be requested.
10/19/2015: WITHDRAWN (ref. email from Andres L. to committee)

3-Trial: Trial Course: MSL F494 - Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include undergraduate course in genetics or evolution (e.g. BIOL F260, BIOL F433, BIOL F445 or BIOL F481, or equivalent, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Eric Collins
Status: Andres L. to follow-up.
9/21/2015: CRC discussed.  Revisions to be requested.
10/19/2015: Revisions requested but not yet received.
11/23/2015: Revisions received and posted below. CRC approved as revised.
11/23/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Trial: Trial Course: ME F494 - Intermediate Mechanics of Materials,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ES F331; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cheng-fu Chen
Status: Reviewed on 9/21/2015 and revisions requested.
9/23/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
10/9/2015: CRC approved as revised.
10/12/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-Trial: Trial Course (Fall 2016): BIOL F194 - Behavioral Neuroscience Research, 1 credit (.5+1.5); eLearning online delivery; previously offered as a special topics online; restrictions include high school diploma, or junior or senior standing in high school with cumulative and science GPA of at least 3.0, with biology and chemistry course grades of at least 3.0, or permission of instructor; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered fall and spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Abel Bult-Ito
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
2/24/2016: CRC approved.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-Trial: Trial Course(s) for Spring 2017: ART F394 and ART F494 - Intermediate / Advanced 3-D Figure Studies in Multi-Media, 3 credits (1+4); prerequesites for F394 are ART F211 or ART F163; and prerequisites for F494 are ART F311 or ART F394; letter-graded; first offering in spring 2017; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Wendy Croskrey
Status: Assigned to Jessica L.
04/15/2016: CRC approved.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Trial: Trial Course: BIOL F394 - Behavioral Neuroscience Research, 3 credits (1+6); online course with prerequisite of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor, and ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter-graded; to be offered in fall and spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. 
Contact: Abel Bult-Ito
Status: 04/15/2016: CRC approved.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-Trial: Trial Course: BIOL F494 - The Human Microbiome, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include BIOL F260 and STAT F200X; letter graded; to be offered fall of even years; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Devin Drown
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
04/08/2016: Additional information received and posted below.
04/14/2016: Revised Format 1 and syllabus and fee memo copy received and posted below.
04/15/2016: CRC approved.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

2015-16 Course and Program Submissions:

1-UNC: New Course: ENVI F111 - Introduction to Water Quality II: Monitoring and Assessment; 1 credit; to be offered in various formats including compressed 3-day format; prerequisite of ENVI 110; letter-graded; to be offered in spring as demand warrants; effective Spring 2017 upon approval.  Course is required for new proposed OE: Surface Water Quality (not received at FS office yet).
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
Status: 10/9/2015:assigned to Julie J.
10/19/2015: CRC approved.
10/20/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-UNC: New Course: ENVI F112 - Introduction to Water Quality III: Data Quality Assurance; 1 credit; to be offered in various formats including compressed 3-day format; prerequisite of ENVI 111 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring as demand warrants; effective Spring 2017 upon approval.  Course is required for new proposed OE: Surface Water Quality (not received at FS office yet).
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
Status: 10/9/2015:assigned to Julie J.
10/19/2015: CRC approved.
10/20/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-UNC: New Course: ASLG F240 - ASL Literature; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ENGL F111X and ASLG F202 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier for Instructor
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to S.K.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-UPCh: Program Change: Minor in American Sign Language: Remove requirements of ASLG F101 and ASLG F202; add requirement of 6 credits of ASLG electives; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to S.K.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-UNC: New Course: RECR F150N - Beginning Japanese Iaido and Swordsmanship; 1 credit (0+3); graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier for instructor.
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Shawn R.
10/19/2015: CRC approved.
10/20/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-UNC: New Course: ENGL F433 - Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Language, Literature, and Culture (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as WGS F433; prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or instructor's permission; repeatable one time for a maximum of 6 credits based upon different subject matter in each iteration; letter-graded; to be offered in fall of even years, first offering fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Chris Coffman
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Jessica L.
10/15/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
10/19/2015: CRC has provisionally approved.  Jessica L. to follow up.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-UCCh.: Course Change: GEOG F339 - Maps and Landscape Analysis (n); 3 or 4 credits (3+0) or (3+3); change to 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites of GEOG F111X, and GEOG F304 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Status: 9/28/2015: Syllabus received.  10/9/2015: assigned to Gary J.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved -- as a minor change.

8-UNC: New Course: CHEM F288 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisite of CHEM F212 or CHEM F321, or instructor's permission; letter graded; previously offered as trial course in spring '15; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Hayes
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Gary J.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

9-UCCh.: Course Change: ATM F615 - Cloud Physics, [SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); create stacked level (ATM F415) to existing course; prerequisite / co-requisite of ATM F401; letter-graded; offered spring of even years; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Javier Fochesatto
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Thomas Z.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed. Thomas to follow up re student learning outcomes and rubrics.
11/13/2015: Revised syllabi received and posted below.
11/16/2015: Thomas to follow up; committee would like more detail about assignments and topics for the undergraduate side of course.
11/19/2015: REVISED syllabi received and posted below (replacing 11/13 revisions).
12/4/2015: CRC approved as revised.
12/08/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

10-UPCh.: Program Change: BS and Minor - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: Remove WLF F460 O/2 from major requirements and place as a course option instead; correct course number for WLF F420 O to WLF F425 O; add course options to BS; replace WLF F460 O/2 in Minor with WLF F322 W; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Kris Hundertmark
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Rainer N.
10/19/2015: CRC approved.
10/20/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-UNC: New Course: TM F102 - Essentials of Tribal Government, 1 credit (1+0); compressed / intensive lecture format; may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.)
Contact: Kevin Illingworth
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Rob D.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-UNC: New Course: TM F103 - Introduction to Tribal Administration, 1 credit (1+0); 3-day intensive lecture format; may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.)
Contact: Kevin Illingworth
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Rob D.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved (with minor grammatical corrections).
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-UNC: New Course: TM F139 - Elected Officials Management for Rural Utilities, 2 credits (2+0); intensive lecture format comprised of 32 hours over 5 days with audio follow-up; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisites, but TM F130 is recommended; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.)
Contact: Kevin Illingworth
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Andres L.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved (with removal of prerequisite).
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

14-UCCh.: Course Change: TM F250 - Current Topics in Tribal Government, 1 credits (1+0); change to variable credit 1-2 credits (1-2+0); change from letter-grading to Pass/Fail; course is repeatable 9 times (no changes to this feature); effective fall 2016 upon approval. 
Contact: Kevin Illingworth
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Andres L.
10/19/2015: CRC discussed. Rob forwarded additional syllabi and will follow up re course-naming scheme.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
10/27/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

Additional sample syllabi for TM F250:

  1. TM F250: Essentials of Tribal Government (PDF)
  2. TM F250: Tribal Constitutions, Laws, and Government (PDF)
  3. TM F250: Tribal Constitutions (PDF)
  4. TM F250: Indirect Rate Cost (PDF)
  5. TM F250: Co-Management Symposium and Co-Production of Research (PDF)
  6. TM F250: Introduction to Federal Subsistence Management, Regional Advisory Councils (PDF)

15-UNC: New Course: CE F437 - Design of Engineered Systems I, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CE senior standing and COMM F131X or COMM F141X, and ENGL F111X, ENLG F211X or ENGL F213X; course will be a degree requirement (Format 5 submitted); effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Nathan Belz

Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Galen J.
10/19/2015: CRC discussed.  Team assignment rubric needed; Galen to follow up.
10/28/2015: Revised course paperwork received and posted below.
11/6/2015: SK to follow up on scoring individuals on team assignments.
12/4/2015: CRC approved as revised below.
12/08/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

16-UCCh.: Course Change: CE F663 - Groundwater Dynamics, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); stack as CE F463; co-rerequisite of CE F344; course will be an elective option for the BS in Civil Engineering; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: David Barnes
Status: Format 2 revision received 10/9/2015. 10/9/2015: assigned to Rainer N.
10/19/2015: CRC discussed. Stacked course differentiation issues; Rainer to follow up.
10/28/2015: Revised undergraduate syllabus received.  See below.
11/6/2015: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
11/10/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

10/28/2015: REVISED CE F463 - Groundwater Dynamics (with revised undergraduate syllabus; PDF)

17-UNC: New Course: CE F471 - Field Practicum[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of senior standing in CEE program or permission of instructor; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Nathan Belz
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Galen J.

10/19/2015: CRC dicussed. Galen to follow up on weighting of grading rubric items.
10/28/2015: Revisions received; posted below:
11/6/2015: CRC discussed. Galen to follow up on class schedule and grading.
12/4/2015: CRC discussed and will follow up.
12/18/2015: 2nd revised syllabus received.  CRC approved.
12/21/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

18-UPCh.:  Program Change: BS - Civil Engineering:[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] add new required course CE F437; remove DRT F210 from required course; remove CD F490 and CE F491 from required courses; add "CE F470 or CE F471" to required course list; update department title to Civil and Environmental Engineering [change degree name too?]; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. 
Contact: Nathan Belz
Status: 10/9/2015: assigned to Thomas Z.
 
10/19/2015: Some form inconsistencies; Thomas to follow up.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved with minor correction (removal of "***" three-asterisk-statement). Change is approved contingent upon approval of related courses.
12/18/2015: CRC approved as related courses are also approved.
12/21/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

19-UNC: New Course: MATH F230X - Calculus Essentials with Applications, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MATH F122X or MATH F151X or MATH F156X or placement; credit cannot be earned for both MATH F230X and MATH F251X; MATH F230X cannot serve as a prerequisite for MATH F252X; Core "X" designation requested (submitted to Core Review simultaneously); letter-graded; to be each semester; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: John Rhodes
Status: 10/19/2015: assigned to Julie J.
10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved. Core Review approved on 10/30/2015.
11/2/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

20-UCCh.: Course Change: CE F406 - Traffic Engineering, 3 credits (2+3); stack as CE F606 (at GAAC, #14-GCCh.); prerequisite changed from CE F405 to CE F302, or permission of instructor; graduate level to be differentiated by a project with weekly reports, leading and giving paper discussions, and project presentations; offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Nathan Belz
Status: 10/19/2015: assigned to Julie J.

10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved.
11/13/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

LATE ARRIVALS TO BE POSTED:

21-UCCh.: Course Change: GEOG F111X - Earth and Environment: Elements of Physical Geography, 4 credits (3+3); change prerequisite of placement in MATH F151X to placement in DEVM F105 or higher; change of math requirement will be more appropriate to the course; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Status: 10/26/2015: CRC reviewed and approved (as a minor course change).

22-UNC: New Course: GEOG / GEOS F478 / F678 - Ice Age Alaska, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for undergrad level is senor standing in Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Geography, Geoscience, or Northern Studies; for graduate level the prerequisite is graduate standing in one of the fields named above or Oceanography or Atmospheric Science or instructor's permission; to be offered fall of even years; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 11/6/2015: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up on student learning outcomes, reading assignments, clarification of field trip statement, number of course credits.
12/4/2015: CRC discussed the field trips.  Will follow up re lab reports, homework.  Possible credit distribution might be (2.5 + 1.5).
1/13/2016: Discussed at GAAC; D.F. forwarded revised paperwork.  GAAC has approved grad level.
1/22/2016: CRC discussed; Andres to follow up.
2/24/2016: CRC approved as revised below (undergrad syllabus revised 2/24/2016).
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

23-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and BS and Minor in Geography: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Update of the program descriptions; add GEOG F460 to BA course options for physical geography requirement; for the BS degree, show GEOG F483 W/O, and GEOS F488 or GEOG F300 as capstone requirements; update course options in the BS concentrations of Environmental Studies, Landscape Analysis and Climate Change Studies, Geospatial Sciences, and Geographic Information Systems; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cary de Wit
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 2/2/2016 Revisions received and posted below.
2/3/2016: BA capstone needs to be addressed. #22 and #43 tied to this program change.
2/25/2016: Final revised version received; CRC approves as revised.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

24-UCCh.: Course Change: ENVE F646 - Unit Processes: Biological, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); stack as ENVE F446; change title to Biological Unit Processes; for undergraduate level add recommendation of CE F341; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Srijan Aggarwal
Assigned to Julie J.
Status: 11/6/2015: CRC discussed. Julie to ask about possibility of CHEM F106 prerequisite.
11/16/2015: Minor revisions to be received with changes to format 1 and syllabus.  Approved upon receipt of changes.
12/9/2015: Revised format form and syllabi received and posted below. (Ready to move to Provost for final approval.)
12/15/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

25-UNC: New Course: CHEM F111X - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry of the Arctic, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisite of "completion of DEVM F105 or placement in higher"; under review at Core for "X"; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Sarah Hayes
Assigned to Julie J.
Status: 11/6/2015: Grading rubrics to be requested.
11/12/2015: Revised syllabus with rubrics received and posted below.
11/20/2015: Core Review Committee has approved the "X" designation.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed; Julie to follow up.
3/4/2016: CRC has approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

26-UNC: New Course: ECE F345 - Seminar on Screening, Assessment and Data Collection Tools, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of "ECE F211X" or "ECE F213X" noted on on Section 10 of Format 1 form tho' Section 14 shows "ENGL F211X or 213X", but noted on the syllabus are "ENGL 212S, 213X or Approval of Program"; course modes include distance delivered cross-regional audio or face-to-face; no textbook required; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Veronica Plumb
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 11/13/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received and posted below.
11/16/2015: CRC discussed; further revisions and corrections to be requested.
12/4/2015: 2nd revisions received and posted below.  CRC discussed revisions and will follow up on assignment detail.
12/18/2015: CRC discussed. Questions remain re reading assignments. Galen to follow up.
12/21/2015: Posted 3rd set of revised paperwork for ECE F345 (below).
01/07/2016: Revised syllabus for ECE F345 received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC approved pending addition of course schedule to revised syllabus. Galen to follow up.
3/4/2016: CRC has approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

27-UPCh.: Program Change: Bachelor of Emergency Management: remove ECON F201 and ENGL F314 W, O/2 from required courses and place them as options instead; addition of two new concentrations: Emergency Medical Management, and Cyber Security Management (seven new courses related to the concentrations have  been submitted: HSEM F402, F403, F404, F415, F416, F417, and F418); effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 11/3/2015: Received revisions; posted below.
11/16/2015: CRC discussed. Galen to follow up on removal of technical writing requirement.
12/18/2015: Rob noted that course revisions related to the program should be coming next week at the CRC meeting.
3/11/2016: CRC approved.
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

28-UNC: New Course: HSEM F402 - Incident Command for Emergency Medical Services[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); course description contains different title of "Incident Comand and Management"; prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instruction; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed at length.  CLA curriculum council comments on the courses (PDF)
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
11/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
11/23/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

29-UNC: New Course: HSEM F403 - Public Health in Emergencies, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); course description title is "Public Health Emergencies"; prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed. See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.a
11/23/2015: CRC approved as revised.
11/23/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

30-UNC: New Course: HSEM F404 - Public Safety Instructional Methods[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed.  See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
01/21/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC approved as revised.
1/25/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

31-UNC: New Course: HSEM F415 - Cyber Domain in the 21st Century[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites required; course will be taught online but lecture noted on Format 1; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed.  See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
01/21/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC discussed; Rob to follow up.
2/3/2016: Revised syllabus received; complete proposal posted below.
2/17/2016: CRC approved.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

32-UNC: New Course: HSEM F416 - Cyber Security Management[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed.  See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
01/21/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC approved as revised.
1/25/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

33-UNC: New Course: HSEM F417 - Cyber Security Resiliency[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed. See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
01/21/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC approved as revised.
1/25/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

34-UNC: New Course: HSEM F418 - Cybercrime, Fraud, and Law[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Cam Carlson
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed.  See CLA curriculum council comments PDF posted with #28-UNC.
11/18/2015: Revised Format 1 and syllabus received; posted below.
01/21/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/3/2016: Revised syllabus received; complete proposal posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC discussed. Rob to follow up on vague course schedule.
3/11/2016: Revised course schedule received. CRC approved.
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

35-UNC: New Course: BIOL F3xx - Medical Physiology[Revised syllabus below] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, or BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered spring as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  [To be an elective course option in the BA and BS in Biological Sciences.]
Contact: Robert Coker
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed and Gary to follow up on rubric for group assignments.
12/15/2015: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
12/18/2015: CRC discussed. Questions remain re problem solving modules which are 40% of grade. Gary to follow up.
02/02/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/17/2016: CRC approved.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

36-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F460 - Principles of Virology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); add BIOL F360 as an option to the undergrad prerequisites (BIOL F342 currently required); add stacked 600-level (under review at GAAC); effective fall 2016 upon approval. Reference #26-GCCh. - GAAC
Contact: Jack Chen
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 11/16/2015: CRC discussed. Good with it.
12/14/2015: Final revisions received for GAAC and posted below.
12/16/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.
03/31/2016: Per OAR, new stacked number for grad level is F660.

37-UNC: New Course: FLM F481 - Special Topics in Film Production, [SEE REVISED BELOW; now FLPA F481 ] 3 credits (2+2+0); subject code changed to FLPA; title changed to Advanced Topics in Film or Stage Production; prerequisites are junior or senior standing and FLPA F271 or FLPA F248 or permission of instructor; repeatable 3 times for a maximum of 12 credits; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Maya Salganek
Status: 11/6/2015: CRC discussed. SK to follow up on change requests.
1/22/2016: SK has received some revisions and shared via email for committee comment. Not ready for posting, yet.
1/28/2016: Further revisions received and posted below. Course subject code to be FLPA instead of FLM.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed and approved (upon clarification from Holly re repeatability).  Final revision posted below (2/3/2016); repeatability clarified.
2/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

38-UPCh.: Program Change: BT - Bachelor of Technology: change name of degree to Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS); no change to degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval.Program Change: BT - Bachelor of Technology: change name of degree to Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS); no change to degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Charlie Dexter
Status:
11/6/2015: CRC discussed and approved.
11/10/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

39-UCCh.: Course Change: ECE F235 - Screening, Assessment and Recording, 2 credits (2+0); change from 2 credits to 3 credits (2.5+1); change prerequisites to ECE F104 and ECE F107 (removing English placement and recommended courses); change will affect the AAS and CDEV degrees; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: Program changes posted below (#41 and #42).
2/12/2016: Revised syllabus received; posted below:
2/17/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

40-UNP: New Minor: Computer Information Technology Specialist: 15 credits comprised of CITS F204, CITS F212, and CITS F261 (9 credits total), and two CITS elective courses (6 credits total); effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Barnes
Status: 11/16/2015: Galen to follow up on committee's question re CITS F203 course.
12/18/2015: CRC discussed further; list of elective courses needs to be clarified or will take memos to graduation office to implement each time.  Galen to follow up.
1/22/2016: CRC has approved; Curricular Affairs Committee approved; Administrative Committee approved; to be voted upon at the Feb. 8 Faculty Senate.
02/08/2016: Faculty Senate approved the new minor at FS #212. Chancellor approved 02/22/2016.
See Curriculum Approvals page.

41-UPCh.:  Program Change: Minor in Early Childhood Education: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Update requirements so that of the 15 ECE credits currently required, at least three credits are in child development; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt
Status: 12/4/2015: CRC discussed and would like course options for child development requirement clarified.
 
12/18/2015: Revised paperwork received and posted below. CRC discussed.  Formatting needs to be cleaned up which OAR can do for Catalog.  CRC approved as revised.
12/21/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

42-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS in Early Childhood Education: Remove campus locations where there are no faculty to advise; add ECE F130, and ECE F210 to requirements; add option of ECE F132 or LS F101 to requirements; make ECE F214 required; remove ECE F115 as an option with ECE F170; add ECE F299 Practicum as option to ECE F170; remove ECE F230 as an option with ECE F240; remove the requirement of "7 credits as designated by an ECE advisor / coordinator; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Patty Meritt
Status: 12/18/2015: CRC approved, noting difficulty with formatting of requested changes. OAR can assist with clean up of formatting.
 
12/21/2015: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

43-UCCh.: Course Change: GEOS F330 - The Dynamic Alaskan Coastline, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F460; cross-list as GEOG F460 and add stacked and cross-listed level - GEOS / GEOG F660; change undergraduate prerequisites by removing MSL F111X, PHYS F211X, and by adding GEOG F111X, NRM F338 or equivalent GIS coursework; graduate level prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor permission; letter graded; change frequency of offering from fall to spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Reference 27-GCCh. at GAAC]
Contact: Chris Maio
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed and approved. (Related to #23 program change.)
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

44-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Women's and Gender Studies: Change program name to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; course designator will remain as WGS; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Karen Gustafson
Status: 12/4/2015: CRC approved.
12/08/2015: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

45-UCCh.: Course Compression (Stacked): LING F431 - Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics I, 3 credits (3+0); stacked as LING F631; cross-listed and stacked as ANTH F432 and F632; (syllabus title differs from course description title); compression to be offered as a 3-week practicum for summer 2016 Institute on Collaborative Language Research; effective summer 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Siri Tuttle
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
2/17/2016: CRC has approved the undergraduate level.  Still at GAAC for F631 level (ref. #28-GCCh.).
3/1/2016: Provost approved Undergraduate level of the compression. (Graduate level still under review at GAAC) See Curriculum Approvals page.

46-UNC: New Course: JUST F490 - Capstone: Seminar in Critical Issues in Criminal Justice (s), [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of senior standing; seminar is online and one week long; grading mode changed from P/F to letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Rob Duke
Status: 12/18/2015: CRC discussed.  As course description is currently written, it will not meet requirements for compressing 3 credits. Rob will re-write.
1/21/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below.  Grading mode changed from Pass/Fail to letter-graded.
1/22/2016: CRC discussed. Rob to make some syllabus revisions.
2/2/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below. 2/3: Received correct revised file.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed and approved as revised. (Some minor typos to be addressed.)
2/18/2016: Final revisions received (see below); sent on to Provost.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

47-UNC: New Course: JUST F498 - Research Project, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS, BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; and PS / ECON F100X or JUST F110; letter-graded; Blackboard delivery; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Rob Duke
Status: 12/18/2015: Discussed at CRC. Revised syllabus received and posted below.
1/22/2016: CRC approved.
1/25/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

48-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Justice: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Revision of degree requirements to include capstone requirement options of research, internship, or seminar; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Rob Duke
Status: 2/10/2016: Discussed and revised at CRC. Posted below:
2/17/2016: CRC approved.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

49-UCCh.: Course Change: MUS F125 - Enjoying Jazz (h), 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits (3+0); to be offered lecture-based classroom course rather than on Blackboard; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status: Assigned to Shawn R.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed; Shawn to follow up re learning outcomes; assignments.
2/15/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
2/17/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

50-UPCh.: Program Change: BM - Music Performance:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Extensive editorial changes to clarify degree requirements; add Functional Piano and Piano Proficiency courses to required courses list; add MUS F223 as required; move MUS F332 to elective options; correct course titles changed in 2014; show MUS F410W in course options; remove MUS F124 from requirements; add MUS F426 as elective option; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status: 12/18/2015: CRC discussed. Inconsistencies noted with minimum credits required (particularly for Voice which requires 6 additional credits).  Assigned to Rainer N.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed; Julie or Rainer to request revisions.
2/9/2016: Revised format received; posted below on 2/10.
2/17/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

51-UPCh.: Program Change: BM - Music Education: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Editorial changes to clarify degree requirements; add Functional Piano and Piano Proficiency courses to required courses list; add MUS F223 as required; remove MUS F332 from required courses; correct course titles changed in 2014; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed.
2/9/2016: Revised format received; posted below on 2/10.
2/17/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

52-UNP: New Minor: Art History: Comprised of 15 credits, included required courses ART F261 and ART F262; and 6 credits from options of ART F363W, ART F364W, or ART F365W; and 3 seminar credits from ART F463; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Zoe Marie Jones
Status: 1/22/2016: CRC reviewed and approved. Curricular Affairs Committee approved; Administrative Committee approved; to be voted upon at the Feb. 8 Faculty Senate.
2/8/2016: Faculty Senate approved at Meeting #212. See Curriculum Approvals page.

53-UPCh.: Program Change: BA in Linguistics: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Clarification of course options for 18 required credits of LING electives; rewording of (**) statement below degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Patrick Marlow
Assigned to SK.
Status: 1/29/2016:
 Pg. 2 from major program change form added to paperwork (see above).
2/10/2016: CRC discussed; needs follow up re language credits and upper division credits.
2/25/2016: Approved revisions received and posted below. CRC has approved.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

54-UNC: New Course: ANTH F260 - Language in Culture and Communication (s), [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as LING F260; prerequisites include ANTH F100X, or ANTH F101, or ANTH F215, or SOC F100X, or LING F101, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years or as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Status: Assigned to Santanu K.
1/27/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

55-UCCh.: Course Change: PSY F201 - Culture and Psychology (s),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change to upper division level and change course number to F301; add PSY F275 to prerequisites; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Janet Schichnes
Assigned to S.K.
Status: 1/21/2016: Revision received and posted below.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
2/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

56-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and BS in Psychology: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Reflect change to PSY F201 (course change submitted) to reflect change to upper division as F301; add PSY F240 to Theoretical course options list; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Janet Schichnes
Status:  S.K. has reviewed. Other than minor edits possibly needed, looks good. S.K. shared comments via email.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed; follow up needed re STAT course which can't be used to count for both core and major requirements (UA regs do not permit that).
3/11/2016: CRC discussed; approved with removal of a sentence concerning GERs -- Rainer to follow up.
04/15/2016: CRC approved pending revisions; Rob D. will follow up on consolidating some minor change paperwork with this major change paperwork.
04/19/2016: Revisions received and posted. CRC has approved.
4/20/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

57-UNC: New Course: SWK F390 - Trauma and Wellness: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives; 3 credits (3+0); to be offered during summer session or via eLearning or traditional lecture; no prerequisites; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: LaVerne Demientieff
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/19/2015: Revised format 1 and syllabus received. Posted below.
03/01/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

58-UCCh.: Course Change: HIST F329 - History of the Middle East (s), [SEE REVISED BELOW]  3 credits (3+0); change title to Modern Middle East; change course number to F429; remove recommendation of HIST F100X; no prerequisites; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Walter Skya
Status: Assigned to Shawn R.
2/3/2016: CRC discussed; Shawn to follow up.
3/2/2016: Revisions received and posted below on 3/3.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

59-UCCh.: Course Change: FISH F650 - Fish Ecology,[SEE REVISED BELOW]  3 credits (3+0); add stacked level as FISH F425 with prerequisites of FISH F110, BIOL F371, and recommendations of FISH F288 and STAT F401; or permission of instructor; change frequency of offering from odd-numbered spring to odd-numbered fall years; updated course descriptions; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 01/11/2016]
Contact: Peter Westley
Assigned to SK.
Status: 2/22/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
2/24/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

60-UNC: New Course: ASLG F260 - ASL Lab, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (0+3); requires concurrent enrollment or completion of ASLG F202; graded Pass/Fail; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Mahla Strohmaier
Status: Received and posted 2/2/2016. Assigned to Shawn R.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed; Shawn to follow up re outcomes; attendance policy.
2/22/2016: Revised syllabus received; posted below.
2/24/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

61-UNC: New Course: PHYS F400 - Capstone Project, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 0 credits; prerequisites of PHYS F220, PHYS F301, or permission of instructor; Pass / Fail grade; offered spring, fall and summer; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer
Status: Received and posted 2/2/2016; assigned to Rainer N.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed; Rainer to follow up re 'additional work may be required' statement.

2/15/2016: Revised syllabus posted below. (Email discussion in progress since 2/10/2016)
2/19/2016: Revised Format 1 and Syllabus for PHYS F400 received and posted below.
2/24/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

62-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Physics: [SEE REVISED BELOW]  reflect the requirement of capstone "course" in the degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Renate Wackerbauer
Status: Received and posted 2/2/2016; assigned to Rainer N.
2/10/2016: CRC discussed; provisionally approved with some minor edits and upon approval of #61.
2/19/2016: Revised Format 5 received and posted below:
2/24/2016: CRC approved as revised.
2/29/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

63-UNP:  New Minor: Creative Writing:[SEE REVISED BELOW] 15 credits to be comprised of ENGL F2xx (new course "Introduction to Creative Writing"); and 12 credits from two lists of upper division course options; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals.  SEE #78-UCCh.,  #79-UCCh. below.  Soon to be added are #81-UNC and #82-UCCh. which are related to the new minor.
Contact: Gerri Brightwell
Status: Received and posted on 2/10/2016.
03/01/2016: Revised proposal received and posted below.
3/11/2016: CRC approved pending all course approvals (and minor course changes - ENGL F488 is cross-listed with FLPA and needs FLPA approval too).
3/23/2016: A revised Format 3B was received and posted below.
04/04/2016: Faculty Senate has approved the new minor, as revised.  (Course changes pending final revisions.)

64-UPDr.: Program Deletion: BA and Minor - Russian Studies - As a result of 2012-13 academic program review, this program (BA and Minor) is slated for discontinuation. Effective fall 2016 upon all approvals. Received 2/9/2016; posted 2/12/2016.
Contact: Alex Fitts
Status: CRC and CAC have approved.
March 7, 2016 FS #213: Faculty Senate approved the motion to agree to discontinuation of the BA and Minor in Russian Studies.  A minor program change has been submitted to OAR to provide for a Russian emphasis in the Foreign Language BA.
06/03/2016: BOR approved discontinuation.

65-UCCh.: Course Change: CM F142 - Mechanical and Electrical Technology, 4 credits (3+2); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Galen Johnson
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
3/1/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

66-UCCh.: Course Change: CM F213 - Civil Technology, 4 credits (3+2); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); remove DRT F170 from prerequisites;  change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval. 
Contact: Galen Johnson
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
3/1/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

67-UCCh.: Course Change: CM F231 - Structural Technology, 4 credits (2+4); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); remove DRT F170 from prerequisites;  change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval. 
Contact: Galen Johnson
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

68-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS in Construction Management: Reduce total number of required credits to complete program from 65 to 62 by reducing three 4-credit courses to 3-credit courses; change allows for better corrdination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Galen Johnson
Status: Assigned to Rob D.
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

69-UPCh.:Program Change: BA - Journalism: Program name change to Digital Journalism; updates to program description; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals.
Contact: Margo Campbell
Status: 2/17/2016: CRC approved.
2/20/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

70-UNC: New Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (no distribution provided); to be offered annually as a Maymester course (seeking a permanent course number for regular offering and Catalog listing); prerequisite for undergrad level is BIOL F213 or BIOL F214 or BIOL F310 or permission of instructor; prerequisite for graduate level is good standing in veterinary program; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Megan Hoffman
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
3/2/2016: Revisions received and posted on 3/3.  Revision indicates trial course; but prior communication indicates a permanent course number was desired for the catalog (i.e., New course).
3/4/2016: CRC approved undergraduate level of new course. Still at GAAC -- CARRY OVER TO 2016-17 REVIEW CYCLE.

71-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Film:[SEE REVISED BELOW]  In response to special program review, the two separate BA degrees (Theatre; and Film) are being combined to become the BA in Film and Performing Arts.  Both minors will be preserved (Theatre; and Film Studies). Course subject codes will be changed to FLPA. Proposal is related to new course FLPA F247 - Introduction to Production Design. Effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Carrie Baker
Status:
Assigned to Rainer N.
3/2/2016: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

72-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and Minor - Theatre: In response to special program review, the two separate BA degrees (Theatre; and Film) are being combined to become the BA in Film and Performing Arts (see #71-UPCh.); but, the Minor in Theatre will remain with course subject codes changed to FLPA, and electives requirement changed; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Carrie Baker
Status:
Assigned to Rainer N.
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.
06/03/2016: BOR approved discontinuation of BA in Theatre.

73-UNC: New Course: FLPA F247 - Introduction to Production Design (h),[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, but FLPA F215 and FLPA F241 are recommended; letter-graded; required for BA in Film and Performing Arts; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Kade Mendelowitz
Status:
Assigned to Rainer N.
3/3/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

74-UNC: New Course: FLPA F403 - Practicum in Film Production: FRAME, 3-6 credits (1+0+4); prerequisites include FLPA F271, FLPA F231, FLPA F290, or permission of instructor; course is repeatable 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Maya Salganek
Status: Assigned to Rainer N.
 
3/4/2016: Revision posted below.
3/4/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

75-UNC: New Course: COMM F485 - Management Communication,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of any 100-level course or permission of instructor; eLearning mode of delivery specified; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Peter DeCaro
Status: Assigned to Andres L.
3/2/2016: Revised Format 1 received.
3/4/2016: CRC discussed. Short on credit hours. Andres to follow up.
CARRY OVER TO 2016-17 REVIEW CYCLE.

76-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Chemistry (American Chemistry Society-approved): Add new course CHEM F288 (already approved) as one option (combined with variable credit CHEM F488 - existing course)  to fulfill degree requirement; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z. 
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

77-UPCh.:    Program Change: BS - Chemistry with concentration in Environmental Chemistry: Add new course CHEM F288 (already approved) as one option (combined with variable credit CHEM F488 - existing course)  to fulfill degree requirement; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Status: Assigned to Thomas Z.
 
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

78-UCCh.: Course Change: ENGL F271 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change title to Creative Writing: Fiction; change course level and number to ENGL F375; and add a "W"-intensive designator (Format 7 submitted); prerequisite will include a New Course called ENGL F270 - Introduction to Creative Writing (see #81-UNC); other prereqs are ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor; to be offered fall and spring, effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Related: #63-UNP: New Minor in Creative Writing.
Contact: Daryl Farmer
Status: Assigned to Julie J.
3/2/2016: Core Review has approved the "W" designator.
03/01/2016: Revised Format 2 received. 3/2: DocuSign copy received.
3/4/2016: CRC discussed and provisionally approved upon clean-up of class policies.
3/21/2016: Revised syllabus for ENGL F271 received and posted below.
4/15/2016: CRC approved as revised.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

79-UCCh.: Course Change: ENGL F272 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change title to Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry; change course level and number to ENGL F376 and add "W"-intensive designator (Format 7 submitted); prerequisites are ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and New Course ENGL F270 - Introduction to Creative Writing (#81-UNC) or permission of instructor; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Related: #63-UNP: New Minor in Creative Writing.
Contact: Daryl Farmer
Status: Assigned to Julie J.
3/2/2016: Core Review has approved the "W" designator.
03/02/2016: Signed / Revised Format 2 received; posted below.
03/04/2016: Revised syllabus of 3/4/2016 added.
3/4/2016: CRC discussed and provisionally approved upon clean-up of class policies.
04/06/2016: REVISED syllabus received and posted below.
04/15/2016: CRC approved as revised.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

80-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - English:  Addition of a diversity requirement to the program; add course options to accommodate the new requirement, as well as to expand course options throughout the major; add mention of (new, still to be approved) Minor in Creative Writing; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals.  Related: #6-UNC (already approved).
Contact: Chris Coffman
Status: 2/24/2016: CRC approved pending clarification of some cross-listings; Amanda L. to contact Chris C. (Amanda has contacted Chris to clarify cross-listings.)
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

81-UNC: New Course: ENGL F2xx - Introduction to Creative Writing (h), [Course number will be F270X - SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.  Related to #63-UNP - new Minor in Creative Writing.
Contact: Daryl Farmer
Status: Assigned to Gary J.
03/01/2016: Revisions received and posted below. Signatures coming via DocuSign.
03/02/2016: Revised syllabus received for ENGL F270X - combined with signed Format 1 of 3/01/2016 - posted below.
03/04/2016: Re-posted with revised syllabus Gary shared at CRC meeting; Gary to follow up on a rubric for projects.
03/09/2016: Another revised syllabus received; posted with Format 1 below.
3/11/2016: CRC approved as revised.
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

82-UCCh.: Course Change: ENGL F273 - Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (h) [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F377; and change title to "Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction (h)"; Format 7 to be submitted for "W" writing intensive designator/ prerequisites are ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, ENGL F270 - Introduction to Creative Writing (#81-UNC) or permission of instructor; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Daryl Farmer
Status: Assigned to Jessica L.
3/2/2016: Core Review has approved the "W" designator.
03/02/2016: SIGNED / Revised pages for Format 2 received and posted.
3/4/2016: CRC provisionally approved follwoing receipt of some minor corrections. Jessica to follow up.
3/5/2016: Revised syllabus received.  Format 2 and syllabus posted below.
3/11/2016: Jessica to follow up on course policies; tentatively approved by CRC.
4/7/2016: Revised syllabus received; CRC approved.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

83-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Music: Program was previously suspended but has been now reinstated. Changes include clarifying total credits required of Voice majors (122); corrections to course credits for Private Lessons and MUS F152 - MUS F154; updating course options under concentrations; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Bill Post
Status: 3/11/2016: CRC approved.
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

84-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Earth Science: Addition of capstone requirements to each of the three concentrations (Earth Systems Science; Geological Hazards and Mitigation; and Secondary Education); update course options throughout the program; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Sarah Fowell
Status:
3/4/2016: CRC approved.
03/10/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

85-UNC: New Course: MSL F499 - Senior Thesis, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (0+0+9); prerequisite of Fisheries and Ocean Science major with Ocean Science concentration and senior standing with GPA of 3.2 or higher; permission of a Fisheries and Ocean Sciences faculty mentor; recommended courses include MSL F450 or MSL F456 and STATE F401 or STAT F402; course is part of capstone requirement for the new Ocean Sciences concentration in the BS program (see Format 5 also submitted); effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Brenda Konar
Status: 3/4/2016: CRC discussed.
3/9/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
3/11/2016: CRC approved.
03/16/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

86-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Fisheries Science:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Change program name to BS - Fisheries and Ocean Sciences; add new concentrations of 1.) Fisheries Science, and 2.) Ocean Science; extensive changes to degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Trent Sutton
Status: 3/4/2016: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up on some needed corrections to core requirements.
3/9/2016: Revised submission received and posted below.
3/11/2016: Andres to follow up on GER courses.
3/25/2016: Cleaned up copy of catalog layout sent.  Added to most recent version of Format 5 form and posted below.
04/15/2016: CRC approved as revised.
04/18/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

87-UNC: New Course: ART F488 / F688 - Professional Practices (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for 4xx: junior standing or permission of instructor; prerequisite for 688: second or third year MFA student or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.
Contact: Mareca Guthrie
Status: 4/15/2016: CRC discussed and approved F488 undergraduate-level offering. 
F688 level under discussion at GAAC
, carried over to 2016-17 review cycle.
05/31/2016: Provost approved undergraduate level of course.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

88-UNP: New Minor:  Sustainable Agriculture: comprised of 18 credits from currently existing courses; required courses include NRM F101, NRM F210, and ECON F235; and three courses from a list of NRM options, and one course from a complimentary discipline (approved by an NRM advisor); effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Jan Rowell
Status: Received and posted on 03/29/2016.
Assigned to Rob D.
4/15/2016: CRC discussed.
4/20/2016: CRC has approved with revisions. Curricular Affairs approved.
05/02/2016: Faculty Senate approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

89-UNC: New Course: GENR F201 - Academic Recovery, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, but enrollment encouraged for students on academic probation or disqualification; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Alex Fitts
Status: 4/15/2016: CRC discussed. Rob D. to follow up re how past trial offerings fared.
4/19/2016: CRC approved electronically.
4/20/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

90-UCCh.: Course Change: PS F203 - Peace, War, and Security, 3 credits (3+0); change title to International Security (s); change course number to 300-level; no prerequisites; effective fall 2016 or 2017 pending Catalog deadlines.
Contact: Brandon Boylan
Status: 4/15/2016: CRC discussed.
CARRY OVER TO 2016-17 REVIEW CYCLE.

91-UCCh.: Course Change: PS F321 - International Politics, 3 credits (3+0); change course level to lower division, and number to F221; no prerequisites; course is one option in BA degree requirements for Political Science; change frequency of offering; effective 2016 or 2017 pending Catalog deadlines.
Contact: Brandon Boylan
Status: Assigned to Julie J.
4/15/2016: CRC discussed.
10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

92-UCDr.: Course Drop: MATH F222X - Calculus for Business and Economics, 4 credits (4+0); already-approved new course MATH F230X is replacing this course; effective fall 2016.
Contact: John Rhodes
Status: CRC approved course drop.
05/11/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

93-UCDr.: Course Drop: MATH F232X - Calculus for Life Sciences, 4 credits (4+0); course is being replaced with already-approved new course MATH F230X; effective fall 2016.
Contact: John Rhodes
Status: CRC approved course drop.
05/11/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

94-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F466 - Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, 3 credits (1.5+4.5); change credit distribution to (2+4); make course (and research project) an option for fulfilling the degree program capstone; effective upon approval. 
Contact: Kristin O'Brien
Status: Received and posted on 05/11/2016.
CARRY OVER TO 2016-17 REVIEW CYCLE.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

New OE: Rural Surface Water Quality Testing: 9 - 14 credits comprised of ENVI F101 (3 credits), ENVI F110, ENVI F111, and ENVI F112 (1 credit each), ENVI F160 (1-2 credits), ABUS F183 (1-3 credits) and CIOS F150 (1-3 credits).  Effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contact: Todd Radenbaugh
Status: 4/15/2016: Chancellor has signed off; now fully approved.

New OE: Mining Mill Operations: 17 credits comprised of PRT F110 (3 credits), PRT F140 (3 credits), AMIT F129 (1 credit), AMIT F130 (3 credits), AMIT F135 (4 credits), and AMIT F145 (3 credits).  Effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
Contacts: Brian Ellingson; Tathagata Ghosh; Keith Swarner; Rajive Ganguli.
Status: 1/22/2016: CRC Chair has approved. CAC Chair has approved.  Provost has approved.
2/10/2016: Currently at Chancellor's Office for signature.
2/12/2016: Chancellor has signed.

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