2016-17 Curriculum Review Cycle

Catalog Deadline is March 6, 2017 for program and course changes

UAF Syllabus Requirements Checklist (PDF)

TRIAL Courses:

1-Trial: (Stacked) BMSC F494 / F694 - Fundamentals of Pharmacology[SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F310; BIOL F360 / CHEM F360; BIOL F403 or BIOL F465 or CHEM F351; or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Todd O'Hara
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/11/2016: Revised syllabi received and posted below.
10/17/2016: CRC discussed and approved undergraduate level.
10/21/2016: GAAC approved graduate level.
10/24/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-Trial:  Trial Course: MSL F394 - Human Impacts to the Marine Biosphere, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F211 and F212, or BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; planned for offering in spring 2018; effective spring 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Amanda Kelley
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/11/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
10/17/2016: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
10/19/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-Trial: Trial Course: ME F494 - Introduction to Nanomaterials, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ME F334 or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Lei Zhang
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/10/2016: Revised syllabus submitted and posted below.
10/17/2016: CRC discussed; Rainer to follow up.
10/24/2016: Second revised syllabus received. See below.
10/24/2016: CRC approved.
10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-Trial: Trial Course: ANTH F294 - Klingon, Elvish and Dothraki: The Art and Science of Language Creation (h),[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as LING F294; prerequisites include ENGL F111X and one semester of foreign language; letter-graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Robin Shoaps
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: Received on 10/25/2016.
10/31/2016: CRC discussed.  11/01/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
11/03/2016: 2nd revised syllabus adding prerequisites received and posted below.
11/08/2016: CRC approved.
11/08/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-Trial:  Trial Course: PS F394 - Gender and Development in the Global South, 3 credits (3+0); crosslisted as WGS F394; prerequisites include PS F100X; PS F201X; PS F202 or WGS F201X; letter-graded; to be effective for 2017-18 upon approval.
[Update 11/21/2016: A special topics will be submitted by Patty S. for offering of course in spring 2017.]
Contact: Jeremy Speight
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 02/13/2017: Rob D. provided a revised syllabus.
02/27/2017: Still trying to follow up on a revised syllabus.
04/27/2017: Approved electronically.
04/29/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-Trial: Trial Course: MUS F194 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy I, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0) distribution, as revised; course is repeatable one time for a maximum of 6 credits; prerequisite of instructor approval; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.]
Contact: Bryan Hall
Assigned to Andres L.
Status:
02/13/2017: Discussed; Andres L. to follow up. 
02/27/2017: Still trying to contact instructor.
03/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below:
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-Trial: Trial Course: MUS F294 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 2, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0) distribution, as revised; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter graded; to be offered each spring (first offering slated for spring 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.] 
Contact: Bryan Hall
Assigned to Andres L.
Status:
02/13/2017: Discussed; Andres L. to follow up.
03/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below:
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-Trial: Trial Course: MUS F394 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 3, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0) distribution, as revised; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter graded; to be offered each fall (first offering slated for fall 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.] 
Contact: Bryan Hall
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 02/13/2017: Discussed; Andres L. to follow up.
02/27/2017: Still trying to contact instructor.
03/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

9-Trial: Trial Course: MUS F494 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 4, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0) distribution, as revised; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each spring (first offering slated for spring 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.] 
Contact: Bryan Hall
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 02/13/2017: Discussed; Andres L. to follow up. 

02/27/2017: Still trying to contact instructor.
03/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

10-Trial: Trial Course: BIOL F194 - Biology of Addiction, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery; prerequisite of placement in ENGL F111X, placement in DEVM F105 or higher, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. 
Contact: Anshul Pandya
Assigned to Linda C.
Status: 02/20/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
02/27/2017: Discussed and LC to follow up for more information.
03/27/2017: Received and posted with 2nd revised syllabus.
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

2015-16 Carry-over Items:

CARRY OVER 70-UNC: New Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (0.3+2.5); 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.
4/27/2016: Still at GAAC.
06/07/2016: Instructor wants to offer undergrad course in another mode in addition to 'Mesters; will send in revised paperwork.  Revision not received as of 06/10/2016 when office closed for summer break.
12/05/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below.

12/12/2016: CRC provisionally approved undergrad level upon receipt of rubric for participation. (A.L. to follow up.)
01/12/2017: CRC approved as revised.  Still under review at GAAC.

WITHDRAWN 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.
05/03/2017: Rainer will follow up.
05/04/2017: Proposer has withdrawn the course.
WITHDRAWN BY PROPOSER

CARRY OVER 90-UCCh.: Course Change: PS F203 - Peace, War, and Security, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 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
Assigned to Linda C.
Status: 4/15/2016: CRC discussed.
11/02/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below.
11/14/2016: 2nd Revised paperwork received and posted below.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed. Linda C. to follow up.
12/13/2016: 3rd revision posted below below.  CRC approved as revised.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

CARRY OVER 91-UCCh.: Course Change: PS F321 - International Politics[REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 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 Nicole C.
4/15/2016: CRC discussed.
10/17/2016: CRC discussed; Nicole to follow up on SLOs.
10/24/2016: Revised syllabus received. CRC approved.
10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

CARRY OVER 94-UCCh.: Course Change: BIOL F466 - Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 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
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: Received and posted on 05/11/2016.
11/21/2016: Revised Format 1 form received and posted with original syllabus below.
02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2016-2017 SUBMISSIONS:

1-UPCh.: Program Change: BS and Minor - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: Removal of WLF F410 from course requirements and Minor requirements; updated text and editorial changes; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kris Hundertmark
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/17/2016: CRC discussed; Gary to follow up re WLF F301 prerequisites.

04/07/2017: Revised Format 1 received and posted below.  (Includes removal of WLF F460 O/2 - Wildlife Nutrition due to loss of faculty teaching expertise.)
04/27/2017: Approved electronically.
04/29/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

2-UCCh.: Course Change: WLF F101 - Survey of Wildlife Science,[SEE REVISION BELOW] 1.5 credits (1.0+1.5); change to 2 credits (1+2) because instructor notes that students are unable to apply the 0.5 credit toward degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Todd Brinkman
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: Under review.
10/06/2016: Revisions received and posted below.

10/10/2016: Syllabus updated; see below.
10/17/2016: CRC approved as revised.
10/19/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

3-UCCh.: Course Change / Stacking: FISH F612 - Fish Conservation Biology, [SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 4 credits (3+2); change credit distribution to (4+0); change title to Marine and Freshwater Conservation Biology; add undergraduate stacked level as FISH F413 with prerequisites of upper division standing and F200-level course in biological sciences or fisheries; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference #2-GCCh. at Graduate Academic & Advisory Committee]
Contact: Anne Beaudreau
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: Andres L. shared some revised paperwork during the CRC meeting. Posted below:
10/17/2016: CRC discussed; Rob to follow up on rubrics.
11/21/2016: Revised paperwork received and posted below. Includes rubrics.
12/12/2016: CRC approved as revised. (GAAC passed grad level in September.)
12/15/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

4-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Anthropology: Reduction of total required credits from 130 to 120 credits by reducing the number of elective credits required from 44-45 to 34-35 general elective credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Ben Potter
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/17/2016: CRC approved.
10/19/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

5-UCCh.: Course Change: WLF F305 - Wildlife Diseases[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to (3+0) and remove lab component of course; change frequency of offering to fall of odd-numbered years; effective upon approval.
Contact: (Todd is in VetMed now.) Contact Kris Hundertmark
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 11/07/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC approved as revised.
11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

6-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Sociology: Change total required number of credits from 18 to 15; require 6 credits in upper division courses; editorial changes to course titles; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Sine Anahita
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/24/2016: CRC discussed and approved.
10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

7-UNC: New Course: SOC F280 - Contemporary Topics in Sociology - [and Title] [SEE REVISED BELOW] of Course which changes according to topic, e.g. "Cannabis and Society"]; 3 credits (3+0); course is repeatable 3 times for a total of 9 credits; letter-graded; prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X or instructor's permission; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Summer 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Sine Anahita
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/17/2016: Revised Format form (course description) received.
10/24/2016: CRC discussed; J.L. to follow up.
11/21/2016: CRC approved as revised.
11/23/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

8-UNC:  New Course: MSL F218 - Astrobiology: Planets, Oceans, and Life, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X and BIOL F103X, CHEM F103X, GEOS F101X, PHYS F102X or permission of instructor; previously offered as a trial course; letter-graded; to be offered every spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Eric Collins
Assigned to Linda C.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed; clarification to be requested re the prerequisites.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed further. Linda to follow up.
12/22/2016: Revisions received.
01/11/2017: Page 2 update added to Format 1 form.
01/12/2017: CRC approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN  9-UNC: New Course: MSL F310 - History of Ocean Exploration, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter-graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Mark Johnson
Assigned to Norm H.
Status:
10/24/2016: CRC discussed. N.H. to follow up.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed. Andres will speak to Jennifer R. (MSL) re objections of History Department.
01/12/2017: CRC discussed; Norm to follow up.
01/24/2017: PROPOSAL WITHDRAWN per email from NH.

10-UNC: New Course: MSL F464 - Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include BIOL F260, BIOL F433, BIOL F445, or BIOL F481, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; previously offered as a trial course; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Eric Collins
Assigned to Galen J.
Status:
10/17/2016: Revisions received and posted below.  CRC discussed; Galen to follow up.
10/24/2016: Second revision posted below.  CRC approved as revised.
10/28/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

11-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Northern Studies: Change the program name from Northern Studies to Arctic and Northern Studies; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Mary Ehrlander
Assigned to Nicole C.
Status: 10/17/2016: CRC approved.
10/19/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

12-UCDr.: Course Drop: CS F102 - Introduction to Computer Science, 3 credits (3+0); cancelled due to low enrollment; not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jon Genetti
Status: Approved on 09/26/2016.
09/27/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

13-UCDr.: Course Drop: CS F205 - C Programming, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years; is not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jon Genetti
Status: Approved on 09/26/2016.
09/27/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

14-UCDr.: Course Drop:  CS F451 - Automata and Formal Languages, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years; is not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jon Genetti
Status: Approved on 09/26/2016.
09/27/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

15-UCDr.: Course Drop: CS F490 - Student Internship, 1-3 credits; has not been offered in over 10 years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Contact: Jon Genetti
Status: Approved on 09/26/2016.
09/27/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

16-UCCh.: Course Change: CE F470 - Civil Engineering Internship, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (0+3) on form; change grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Nathan Belz
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed; Andres L. to follow up re credits.
01/12/2017: Revised syllabus received and posted below. CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up.
04/10/2017: CRC approved.
04/12/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

17-UNC: New Course: MATH F230R - Prep for Calculus Essentials with Applications, 1 credit (.7+1+0); prerequisites include previous W or grade below C- in MATH F230X, or placement into MATH F230 or departmental recommendation; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered in Wintermester, Maymester and Summer; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Leah Berman
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC approved.
11/02/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

18-UNC: New Course: MATH F230S - Calculus Essentials with Applications Skills Workshop, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 1 credit (0.5+1.5+0); prerequisites include previous W or grade below C- in MATH F230X, or placement into MATH F230X, or departmental recommendation; grading mode not specified; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Leah Berman
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed. Andres to follow up.
11/04/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
01/30/2017: Confirmed that CRC has approved as revised.
02/01/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

19-UCDr.: Course Drop: MATH F301 - Topics in Mathematics, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 7 years and was replaced by MATH F430; effective fall 2017.
Contact: Leah Berman
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC approved.
11/02/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

20-UCCh.: Course Change / Stacking: BIOL F615 - Systematic and Comparative Biology[SEE REVISED BELOW] 4 credits (3+3+0); stack as BIOL F415 with prerequisite of BIOL F481; letter-graded; to be offered fall of even numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 12-GCCh. at Graduate Academic & Advisory Committee.]
Contact: Derek Sikes
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 01/30/2017: CRC discussed and Andres to follow up.
02/27/2017: Revisions received and CRC approved.  GAAC approved via email.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN - Qualifies as Minor Change 21-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Marine Science: Addition of new course options [new course forms submitted - reference #8, #9 and #10-UNC] and removal of MSL F330; add and rearrange new crosslisting of MSL F305 - Invertebrate Zoology (BIOL F305); core of Minor remains the same; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds; Ana Aguilar-Islas
Status: Treat as a MINOR Program Change since no degree requirements are being changed. Form will be sent to the Registrar's Office.

  1. MEMORANDUM RE CHANGES TO THE UAF HONORS PROGRAM - by Marsha Sousa, Honors Program Director, and Alex Fitts, Dean of General Studies and Vice Provost
  2. Second Memorandum re requested revisions to curriculum proposals - by Marsha Sousa, Honors Program Director (PDF; proposal numbers added for reference)

22-UNC: New Course: HONR F101 - Introduction to Honors Program,  [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); admission to UAF Honors Program required; has been offered as a FYE and special topics before; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed; Rob to follow up.
12/12/2016: Rob has heard from Marsha that revisions are to be sent in soon.
12/15/2016: Revisions received and posted below. See Memo #2 posted above #22-UNC.
02/27/2017: CRC approved as revised (Format 1 course description updated).
03/22/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

23-UNC: New Course: HONR F201 - Methods of Inquiry[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); admission to UAF Honors Program required; has been offered as special topics; letter-graded; will be offered every fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed; Rob to follow up.
12/12/2016: Rob has heard from Marsha that revisions are to be sent in soon.
12/15/2016: Revisions received and posted below. See Memo #2 posted above #22-UNC.
02/27/2017: CRC approved as revised (syllabus revised).
03/22/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

24-UNC: New Course: HONR F301 - Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F141X, and admission to the Honors Program; course is repeatable 3 times for a maximum 9 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 12/12/2016: Rob has heard from Marsha that revisions are to be sent in soon.
12/15/2016: Revisions received and posted below. See Memo #2 posted above #22-UNC.
02/24/2017: Additional materials received and posted below.
02/27/2017: CRC approved with the additional documentation.
03/22/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 25-UNC: New Course: HONR F302 - Honors Interdisciplinary Group Project, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HONR F301; course is repeatable 3 times for a maximum 9 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed.
12/12/2016: Rob has heard from Marsha that revisions are to be sent in soon.
12/15/2016: Revisions received and posted below. See Memo #2 posted above #22-UNC.
02/24/2017: Course withdrawn per comments doc posted with #24-UNC.

WITHDRAWN 26-UNC: New Course: HONR F390 - Honors Research Development, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (no specified distribution); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F141X and HONR F201; no repeatable for credit; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed.
12/12/2016: Rob has heard from Marsha that revisions are to be sent in soon.
12/15/2016: Revisions received and posted below. See Memo #2 posted above #22-UNC.
02/24/2017: Course withdrawn per comments doc posted with #24-UNC.

WITHDRAWN 27-UCDr.: Drop Course: HONR F381 - Honors Capstone Development, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390 - Honors Research Development); effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC discussed.
03/22/2017: Course drop is withdrawn pending re-submission of #'s 25-UNC and 26-UNC.

WITHDRAWN 28-UCDr.:  Drop Course: HONR F382 - Honors Capstone Support, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390); effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC discussed.
03/22/2017: Course drop is withdrawn pending re-submission of #'s 25-UNC and 26-UNC.

WITHDRAWN 29-UCDr.: Drop Course: HONR F383 - Honors Capstone Seminar, 1 credit (1+0);  course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390); effective fall 2017 upon approval. Reference Memorandum linked above 22-UNC.
Contact: Marsha Sousa
Assigned to Rob D.
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC discussed.
03/22/2017: Course drop is withdrawn pending re-submission of #'s 25-UNC and 26-UNC.

30-UPCh.: Program Change: BA and BS in Biological Sciences:[SEE REVISED BELOW}  Changes to the degrees include removal of the requirement for a grade of C or better in the courses; additions  and changes to the course options for requirements and lists of approved electives; updates to the courses fulfilling the capstone project requirement; and removal of old language concerning O and W courses.  Changes to the BS in Biol. Sci. Without Concentration also include changes to required course options for the BS degree vs. program requirements.  Changes to the BS in Biol. Sci. With Concentration also include the addition of a new concentration in Biomedical Sciences.  Please note the CNSM Dean's Memorandum included with the packet regarding addition of CS courses as possible substitutes for the PHYS courses.  Effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Diane Wagner
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/31/2016: Revised Format 5 received and posted below.

10/31/2016: CRC discussed and Gary will follow up.
11/01/2016: Further revised Format 5 received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC approved as revised (Holly S. will discuss catalog layout edits with D.W.).
11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

31-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Elementary Education: Course changes and additions to meet the GERs; and reduction of the total required credits to 121; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Carol Barnhardt
Assigned to Linda C.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC approved.

11/02/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

32-UNC: New Course: PLS F270 - Constitutional Law for Paralegals[SEE REVISED SYLLABI BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of PLS F102 or instructor permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall, effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Deana Waters
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 10/27/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.

10/31/2016: CRC discussed. Gary to follow up.
11/08/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC approved as revised.
11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

33-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS - Paralegal Studies: Remove upper division course options of PS F435W, PS F436, and JRN F413; add new course requirement of PLS F270 (new course submitted); effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Deana Waters
Assigned to Gary J.
Status:  11/14/2016: CRC approved.

11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

34-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Alaska Native Studies (with minor edits added): Addition of ANS F300W to degree requirements; removal of ANS F375 from degree requirements; add ANL course options to section 4; revisions to four concentrations areas (reducing to three); effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [See related course proposals listed below.]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 01/30/2017: CRC discussed.

02/13/2017: CRC approved.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

TREAT AS MINOR CHANGE  35-UNC: New Course: ANS F110 - Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Land Claims in the 21st Century, 1 credit (1+0); to be cross-listed as RD; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/24/2016: Galen pointed out RD F110 already exists; paperwork is meant to cross-list existing RD F110 as ANS F110. 
SENT TO OAR AS A MINOR COURSE CHANGE.

36-UCCh.: Course Change: ANS F111 - History of Alaska Natives (s), 3 credits (3+0); change title to History of Colonization in Alaska: the Indigenous Response; remove cross-listing with HIST F110; change frequency of offering by adding each spring; add "X" designation for GER (to be reviewed at Core Review Committee); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 2-Core for adding "X" designator.]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status:
10/24/2016: CRC discussed. Jessica L. to follow up.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed and approved.  12/07/2016: Core approved "X" designation.
12/12/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

37-UCDr.: Course Drop: ANS F275 - Yup'ik Practices in Spirituality and Philosophy (h), 3 credits (3+0); course is not offered frequently, has low enrollment, and there is no faculty to teach it; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status:
  10/24/2016: CRC approved the drop.
10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

38-UCDr.: Course Drop: ANS F330 - Yup'ik Parenting and Child Development, 1-3 credits (1-3+0); course is not offered frequently and was only offered at KUC who has no faculty to teach it; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/24/2016: CRC approved the drop.

10/26/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

39-UCDr.: Course Drop: ANS F335 - Native North Americans (s), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in decades; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/24/2016: CRC approved the drop.

10/28/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

40-UCDr.: Course Drop: ANS F472W - Rural Alaska, Natives and the Press, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years and is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 3-Core for dropping W designation.]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 10/24/2016: CRC approved the drop.
Core approved drop.
11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

41-UNC: New Course, Stacked: ANS F467 - Beyond Violence: Alaska Native Healing and Justice; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of senior standing or instructor permission; has been offered previously as a special topics; crosslist and stack as RD F667; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2018; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference 32-GNC at GAAC]
Contact: Jenny Bell-Jones
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 01/12/2017: Revised syllabi received and posted below.
CRC discussed. Jessica to follow up.
01/30/2017: CRC discussed. Jessica following up.
02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

42-UNC: New Course: MA F144 - Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 6 credits with (3+3+0) specified as credit distribution; prerequisites of MA F100, MA F114, HLTH F116, ENGL F111X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/24/2016: CRC discussed; Rainer following up.

10/28/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up (credit hour distribution; grading percentages).
12/16/2016: Revised Format 1 received and added with 10/28/2016 Syllabus - posted below.
02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

43-UCCh.: Course Change: HLTH F122 - First Aid and CPR, [SEE CORRECTED FORM BELOW] 1 credit (.5+1); change course title to First Aid and CPR for the Healthcare Provider; change from 1 credit to 0 credits; course to still be required for the AAS in Medical Assisting, the Certificate in Medical Assisting, and the Certificate in Medical/Dental Reception; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
JH question: Can a non-credit course be a degree requirement; or should this be 0 credit instead?
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/17/2016: CRC discussed; to carry 100-level course number and be counted as a degree requirement, the course may be 0-credits; but it cannot be a "non-credit" course that would carry a number below 100 as those do not count toward degrees and certificates.
Reference UA Regulation 10.04.090.F.2.a.
10/24/2016: Correction added to Format 2 form.  CRC approved as revised. (Holding for approval of related program changes.)
11/23/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

44-UPCh.:  Program Change: AAS - Medical Assisting [SEE CORRECTED FORM BELOW]: In addition to reflecting the changes to the HLTH subject designator (changing to MA) for several courses, CIOS F150 and other elective options are removed; and new course MA F144 is added.  HLTH F122 will be a 0 credit course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/17/2016: Changes to HLTH F122 discussed which impact use of the course as a degree requirement.
10/24/2016: Correction to HLTH F122 added to Format 5 form.

02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

45-UPCh.:  Program Change: Certificate in Medical Assisting [SEE CORRECTED FORM BELOW]: In addition to reflecting the changes to the HLTH subject designator (changing to MA) for several courses, remove HLTH F110, HLTH F118, HLTH F130, HLTH F132, HLTH F234 and HLTH F236 from requirements; add HLTH F247 (will be MA F247) to course requirements; HLTH F122 will be a 0 credit course; reduce minimum credits from 38 to 36 credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/17/2016: Changes to HLTH F122 discussed which impact use of the course as a degree requirement.
10/24/2016: Correction to HLTH F122 added to Format 5 form.

02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

46-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Medical/Dental Reception: [SEE CORRECTED FORM BELOW] HLTH F122 will be a 0 credit course; add HLTH F130 or CIOS F150 to course requirements; reduce minimum credits from 33 to 30; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/17/2016: Changes to HLTH F122 discussed which impact use of the course as a degree requirement.
10/24/2016: Correction to HLTH F122 added to Format 5 form.

02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

47-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Rural Development: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Revise degree requirements to include RD F225 (new course submitted), RD F340 (new course submitted), and RD F474 (new course submitted); removal of Community Health and Wellness concentration; removal of Community Research and Indigenous Knowledge concentration; removal of Natural Resource Development concentration; removal of Rural Community Business and Economic Development concentration; addition of Human and Social Development concentration (RD F468 new course submitted); addition of Tribal and Municipal Governance concentration (RD/ANS F435 new course submitted); addition of Integrated Resource Management concentration; addition of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development concentration (RD F471 new course submitted); and addition of Multidisciplinary concentration option; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 10/27/2016: Revised format 5 received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC discussed; Galen to follow up.
01/12/2017: CRC discussed. Holly to follow up.
01/30/2017: CRC discussed. Holly to send committee catalog layout.
04/10/2017: CRC confirmed approval per email re Catalog layout.
04/12/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

48-UNC: New Course: RD F225 - Communicating for Rural Development[SEE REVISIONS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMMF141X; ENGL F111X; or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 11/04/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC approved as revised.
11/15/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.
11/22/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received; posted below and copy sent to OAR.

49-UCCh.: Course Change: RD F325 - Community Development Strategies[SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); change title to Rural Development Principles and Practices; add (s) and (a) designation; prerequisite of RD F225 or instructor's permission; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 11/04/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC discussed. Galen to follow up.
12/14/2016: Revised syllabus received (and Format 2 will follow).
01/09/2017: Revised Format 2 received.
01/12/2017: CRC approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

50-UNC: New Course: RD F340 - Community Research Toolbox, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of RD F225; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Galen J.
Status: 11/04/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/14/2016: CRC discussed. Galen to follow up.
11/22/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted with Format 1, below.
12/12/2016: CRC approved as revised.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

51-UCCh.: Course Change: RD F351 - Strategic Planning for Rural Communities, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Strategic Planning and Decision Making; add RD F300 and RD F325 as prerequisites; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Norm H.
Status: 11/21/2016: CRC discussed. Norm to follow up.
01/11/2017: Revised syllabus received and added (posted below).
01/12/2017: CRC approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

52-UNC: New Course: ANS / RD F435 - Participatory Policy-Making in Tribal, State, and Federal Government, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of RD F300, senior standing, or instructor's permission; RD F110 recommended; letter-graded; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Pat Sekaquaptewa
Assigned to Norm H.
Status: 01/11/2017: Revised syllabus received and added (posted below).
01/12/2017: CRC approved as revised.
01/17/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

53-UNC: New Course: RD F468 - Human Development and Social Justice, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include RD F300, RD F325, senior standing or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Charlene Stern, Jessica Black
Assigned to Nicole C.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC discussed. Clarification on prerequisites needed. Nicole to follow up.
12/15/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.  Desired course number is F468.
01/30/2017: CRC approval confirmed per Nicole C.
02/01/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

54-UNC: New Course (Stacked): RD F471 / F671 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability in Rural and Indigenous Contexts, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites for F471 include RD F300, senior standing, or instructor's permission; prerequisites for F671 include RD F625, graduate standing, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference #39-GNC at GAAC]
Contact: Pat Sekaquaptewa
Assigned to Nicole C.
Status: 11/06/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
11/21/2016: CRC discussed and seeks clarification on effect of absences on grades. Nicole to follow up.
01/30/2017: CRC approval confirmed per Nicole C. Second set of revisions (of 11/29/2016) posted below.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

55-UNC: New Course: RD F474 - Applied Community Research, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include RD F340; RD F352; senior standing; or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jennie Carroll
Assigned to Nicole C.
Status: 11/16/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below.
11/21/2016: CRC is willing to approve with clarification to attendance and participation.
11/22/2016: 2nd revised syllabus received and posted with Format 1, below.
01/30/2017: CRC approval confirmed per Nicole C.
02/01/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

56-UNP: New Minor in Tribal Management: 15 credits comprised of TM F101; TM F105; TM F201; TM F205; and 3 credits of TM electives; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Illingworth
Assigned to Rainer N.
Status: 10/31/2016: CRC approved. Next stop: Curricular Affairs Committee.
11/14/2016: CAC approved.  Sent to 11/28 Administrative Committee; approved for Faculty Senate vote.
12/05/2016: Faculty Senate approved at Meeting #219.

WITHDRAWN 57-UCCh.: Course Change: CHEM F288 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); change title to Introduction to Chemical and Biochemical Research; change credits to variable 1-2 credits (repeatable for maximum of 2 credits); change distribution to (0+3-6+0); change prerequisites of CHEM F212 or CHEM F321 to co-requisites; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Tom Green
Assigned to Nicole C.
Status: 11/28/2016: Proposal withdrawn by Tom Green (per email of 11/28/2016).

58-UCCh.: Course Change:  CHEM F419 - Practical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, 1 credit (.5+1.5); change from 1 credit to 2 credits with a credit distribution of (1+3) to allow students more lab time and time to cover more topics in lecture; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Carl Murphy
Status: 01/30/2017: CRC discussed. Rainer N. to follow up.
04/27/2017: Approved via email.
04/29/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 59-UCDr.: Course Drop: CTT F151 - Intro to Plumbing Tools and Drawings, 1 credit (1+.5); course material is being folded into CTT F153 to facilitate effective teaching of the course subject matter; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Hirt
Status: 01/30/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/03/2017: Course drop has been withdrawn.

WITHDRAWN 60-UCCh.: Course Change: CTT F153 - Plastic and Copper Pipe and Fittings, 1 credit (.5+1); change course title to Plumbing Piping and Tools; change number of credits to 2 credits with a distribution of (1+2); course material from dropped CTT F151 is being added to this course for more effective teaching; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Michael Hirt
Status: 01/30/2017: CRC discussed; Galen J. to follow up.
03/03/2017: Course change has been withdrawn.

61-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Dental Assisting:  Change total number of required credits from 34 to 33 credits; reflect change to HLTH F122 which will be reduced from 1 credit to 0 credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference #43-UCCh. - change to HLTH F122 course]
Contact: Cathy Winfree
Status: 11/21/2016: CRC approved.
11/23/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

62-UNP: New Program: Minor in Ethnobotany:[SEE REVISED BELOW] 15 credits comprised of EBOT F100, EBOT F200, EBOT F210, EBOT F220 and EBOT F230, or EBOT F250 and EBOT F251 (new courses submitted), and 4-5 credits of approved electives; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rose Meier
Status: 12/12/2016: SK to follow up on possible guidance for "free electives."
12/16/2016: Revised form received and posted below.
02/06/2017: Faculty Senate approved at Meeting #220.

63-UPCh.: Program Change: Certificate in Ethnobotany: Remove BIOL F116X as an option under requirements; add EBOT F250 and EBOT F251 (new courses submitted) as options to fulfill course requirements; revision to approved electives requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rose Meier
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC has approved upon the approval of the related courses.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

64-UNC: New Course: EBOT F250 - Applied Ethnobotany Fall, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of EBOT F100 or instructor's permission; distance delivery and BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rose Meier
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC approved; notes credit distribution of (2+0).
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

65-UNC: New Course: EBOT F251 - Applied Ethnobotany Spring,[SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 2 credits (credit distribution needed); prerequisite of EBOT F100 or instructor's permission; distance delivery and BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rose Meier
Assigned to S.K.
Status: 12/12/2016: S.K. to follow up on course schedule and course start date. Revised syllabus to come. Provisionally approved upon these clarifications/changes. 12/19/2016: Revised syllabus received and posted below; moves forward for provost's approval.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

66-UNC: New Course: BMSC F214 - Beginning Research: Discovering Ourselves as Researchers, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); no prerequisites, but completion of CITI ethics training required outside of class time; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Arleigh Reynolds
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/12/2016: Revisions received and posted below.
12/13/2016: Course will be offered over regular semester (not 8 weeks). The (s) designation is NOT being sought. CRC has approved.
02/01/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.
Note about course title:
04/04/2017: Email exchange with Aaron Kallas regarding changing the title for this course to: Introduction to Biomedical Research:...
A memo should be done and sent to the OAR for documentation of the change.

67-UNC: New Course: WRTG F214X - Arguing Across Contexts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of WRTG F111X; letter-graded; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Reference #11-Core]
Contact: Rich Carr
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: Under review. (Core Review has approved the course.)
1/10/2017: Core Review had requested minor revision to the prerequisites in Course Description. See revision below.
1/11/2017: Updated syllabus added to the PDF below.
2/13/2017: Revision received with course description typo fixed. CRC has approved.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

68-UPCh.: Program Change: B.M. - Music Education K-12: Replace requirement of PSY F240 with ED F245 or PSY F245; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Bill Post
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC approved.
12/15/2016: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

69-UCCh.: Course Change: AIS F224 - Advanced MS Excel, 1 credit (1+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number to F324; add ACCT F262 as a prerequisite; will be degree requirement in Accounting BBA (program change submitted); effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Ruth Prato
Assigned to Andres L.
Status: 12/12/2016: Revised syllabus posted during meeting.
CRC has approved provisionally upon revised description and course schedule. A.L. will follow up.
01/30/2017: Final revised syllabus approved; CRC approved.
02/01/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

70-UNC: New Course: BA F308 - Professional Development: How to Prepare for a Job and Other Survival Skills[SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X or COMM F121X; BA F151 or ACCT F261; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Kris Racina
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
01/23/2017: CRC discussed at length. Rob to follow up.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below:
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

71-UNC: New Course: BA F309 - Professional Development: Finding a Career[SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Kris Racina
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
01/23/2017: CRC discussed at length. Rob to follow up.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below:
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

72-UNC: New Course: BA F310 - Professional Development: Being Successful in Your Career;[SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Kris Racina
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
01/23/2017: CRC discussed at length. Rob to follow up.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below:
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

73-UPCh.: Program Change: BBA - Accounting:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Remove ENGL F314W O/2 and BA F456W as course options; add AIS F324 (course change submitted) and BA F308 (new course submitted) and BA F309 (new course submitted) and BA F310 (new course submitted) to degree requirements; remove ACCT F401 from required courses list to a course options list; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Charlie Sparks
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/12/2016: Updates to post.
01/23/2017: CRC discussed at length. Rob to follow up. Holly will note changes to Common Body of Knowledge section of the degree.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised; requested memo of clarification go to Holly M. re Common Body of Knowledge.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

74-UNC: New Course: BA F443 - Social Media Marketing, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BA F343 and AIS F101 (different prereqs included in syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Tammy Tragis-McCook
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 01/23/2017: CRC discussed.  Prerequisites differ between Format Form and syllabus. Rob to follow up.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

75-UNC: New Course: BA F481 - Entertainment and Sport Event Management, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F481; prerequisites include BA F343, BA F281 and COMM F141X (only one of these is included in the syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Josh Lupinek
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

76-UNC: New Course: BA F482 - Sport Marketing, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F482; prerequisites include BA F343, BA F281 and COMM F141X (only one of these is included in the syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. 
Contact: Kevin Berry, Josh Lupinek
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

77-UNC: New Course: BA F483 - Sport Sales, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F483; prerequisites include BA F343 or BA F281, and COMM F131X and/or COMM F141X; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry, Josh Lupinek
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 02/20/2017: CRC approved.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

78-UPCh.: Program Change: BBA MINORS - Business Administration: [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1.) Finance Minor: add BA F474 and BA F455 to requirements, and remove BA F151X.  2.) Management and Organizations Minor: remove BA F151X from course options.  3.) Marketing Minor: remove BA F151X from course options and add BA F443 and BA F482 to options. 4.) Sports Management Minor: update courses crosslisted as SPRT, and add options of BA / SPRT F481, BA / SPRT F482, BA / SPRT F483 to course options; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 12/13/2016: Revisions posted below.
01/23/2017: CRC discussed.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

79-UPCh.: Program Change: BBA - Business Administration: [SEE REVISED BELOW] Add two new concentrations of Sports Management, and Leadership; revisions to the Finance, General Business, Marketing concentrations (removing BA F151X and ENGL F314 requirements; and adding new courses BA F308, BA F309, BA F310 as course options; add BA / SPRT F443 and BA / SPRT F482 to options for Marketing concentration; clarification of degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Kevin Berry
Assigned to Rob D., Nicole C.
Status: 01/23/2017: CRC discussed.
02/17/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
02/20/2017: CRC approved as revised; requested a memo of clarification be sent to Holly M. re Common Body of Knowledge.
02/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 80-UNP: New Program: AA in Security Management: [SEE REVISED BELOW} Comprised of 39 credits of general education requirements and 21 credits of required courses in the major; total of 60 required credits; program designed to lead into BEM or other four-year program; effective upon all required approvals.
Contact: Cam Carlson; Sean McGee
Status: 01/12/2017: CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up.
02/13/2017: CRC approved as revised; forwarded on to Curricular Affairs Committee.
02/22/2017: CAC has approved as revised (see below). 02/24/2017: Administrative Committee passed.
Proposal goes to FS #221 (Mar. 6, 2017)
WITHDRAWN AS OF 03/20/2017 per email from SOM Dean Herrmann (explaining loss of TSA contract / student cohort).

81-UNC: New Course: GENR F400 - Interdisciplinary Capstone, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 0 credits (0+0); prerequisite of admittance to interdisciplinary major; fulfills capstone requirement for interdisciplinary degree; graded pass/fail; to be offered every semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Alex Fitts
Status: 01/23/2017: CRC discussed. Rainer to follow up.
02/13/2017: CRC approved with revisions posted below.
02/15/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

82-UCDr.: Course Drop: JRN F324 - Typography and Publication Design, 3 credits (3+0); moldy course drop; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC approved.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

83-UCDr.: Course Drop: JRN F406 - Photojournalism II, 3 credits (3+0); moldy course drop; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 12/12/2016: CRC approved.
12/21/2016: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

84-UNC: New Course: BMSC F224 - Entering Research: Undergraduate Research Experience, 2 credits (1+3+0); prerequisite of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved); letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Aaron Kallas; Arleigh Reynolds.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 04/10/2017: CRC approved.
04/12/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

WITHDRAWN 85-UNC: New Course: BMSC F314 - BLaST Skills Seminar I,[SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved); BMSC F224 (new course #84-UNC) or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Aaron Kallas; Arleigh Reynolds.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 04/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
Status: 04/10/2017: CRC discussed.
WITHDRAWN as of 05/01/2017: Per email from Gary J., Aaron Kallas has withdrawn this course and will re-submit in the fall.

WITHDRAWN 86-UNC: New Course: BMSC F324 - BLaST Skills Seminar II, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved), BMSC F224 (see #84-UNC), BMSC F314 (see #85-UNC) or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Aaron Kallas; Arleigh Reynolds.
Assigned to Gary J.
Status: 04/06/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
Status: 04/10/2017: CRC discussed.
WITHDRAWN as of 05/01/2017: Per email from Gary J., Aaron Kallas has withdrawn this course and will re-submit in the fall.

87-UNC: New Program: Minor in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Studies: [SEE REVISED BELOW] 18 credits comprised of HUM F201X, and five course options from among six designated disciplines; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Eileen Harney
Assigned to Norm H.
Status: 02/24/2017: Revision received and posted below.
03/14/2017: Final revision with minor edits. Has been passed at CAC and will go to FS #222 (Apr. 3).
04/03/2017: Faculty Senate passed the new minor at Meeting #222 on April 3, 2017.

88-UNC: New Course: GEOS F375 - Oral Communication Skills for Geoscientists, [SEE REVISED BELOW] 1 credit (.5+0+1.5); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; GEOS F225; minimum of junior standing; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Rainer Newberry
Assigned to Norm H.
Status: 02/27/2017: Provisionally approved upon some minor edits to course description.
03/20/2017: Revisions received (posted below). CRC approved.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

89-UPCh.: Program Change: BS in Anthropology: Addition of ANTH F101X as an option to fulfill GER; replacement of ANTH/LING F223 course option with ANTH/LING F260 in degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Note: these changes would be folded in with the program change to the BS approved on 10-19-2016 (ref. #4-UPCh.).
Contact: Jamie Clark; Ben Potter
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 02/27/2017: CRC approved.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

90-UPCh.: Program Change: BA in Anthropology: Addition of ANTH F101X as an option to fulfill GER; and replacement of ANTH/LING F223 course option with ANTH/LING F260 in degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Jamie Clark; Ben Potter
Assigned to Jessica L.
Status: 02/27/2017: CRC approved.
02/28/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

91-UCDr.: Course Drop: COMM F469 - Communication Internship, 3 credits (3+0); course is being replaced by JRN F400 due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.]
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

92-UCDr.: Course Drop: COMM F470 - Communication Internship Seminar, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.]
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

93-UCDr.: Course Drop: JRN F432 W - Public Relations Techniques, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Program changes to be submitted.]
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

94-UCDr.: Course Drop: JRN F440 - Ethics and Reporting in the Far North, 3 credits (3+0); being dropped as a moldy course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Note:Email attached as approval from Alaska and Northern Studies Department.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

95-UCDr.: Course Drop: COMM F180X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); with merging of Communication and Journalism departments, the course is being merged with JRN F101X - Media and Culture (COJO F101X); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [No paperwork has been received regarding JRN F101X being changed to COJO F101X -- has OAR seen any revision?  Reference #15-Core at Core Review Committee.]
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC and Core Review approved course drop.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page. 

96-UPCh.: Program Change: BS - Geoscience: changes incorporate new communication plan requirements for the degree and its concentrations; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [On Format 5A form; to be treated as major program change.]
Contact: Paul McCarthy
Assigned to Santanu K.
Status: Under review.
03/07/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
03/27/2017: CRC approved as revised.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

97-UPCh.: Program Change: Minor in Communication: Update minor requirements to reflect course changes that involve new subject code designation of COJO with related course number changes; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
MINOR PROGRAM CHANGE?
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC discussed.
03/27/2017: CRC passed with clarification that "COJO" electives (rather than COMM) are accepted.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

98-UCDr.: Course Drop: COMM F380 - Communication & Diversity, 3 credits (3+0); with department merger, course will no longer be offered; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

99-UCDr.: Course Drop: JRN F220 - Adobe Photoshop, 3 credits (3+0); with department merger, course will no longer be offered; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

100-UNC: New Course: MATH F251L - Calculus I Recitation[SEE REVISED BELOW] 0 credits (0+0+0); co-enrollment with MATH F251X required; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Contact: Leah Berman
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC approved provisionally with some requested edits. (See below)
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

101-UCDr.: Course Drop: COMM / WGS F351 - Gender and Communication, 3 credits (3+0); course to be replaced by JRN F380 crosslisted as WGS F380; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  (Minor course change done to create COJO F380 course.)
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC approved course drop.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

102-UNC: New Course: EMS F270 - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician[SEE REVISED BELOW] 10 credits (8+6+0); prerequisites include current state or national EMT certification and current AHA CPR certification and department permission; new course will replace and combine EMS F261 and EMS F265 to meet National EMS Education Standards; effective fall 2017 upon approvals.
Contact: Justin Yurong
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC discussed contact hours and credit distribution. Galen J. to follow up.
03/28/2017: Revisions received and posted below.
04/10/2017: CRC discussed and approved as revised.
04/12/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

103-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Communication: Minor program change?  Changes reflect new course subject code of COJO that appears to have been created because Communication and Journalism merged departments; courses are basically the same except where minor changes were made to replace COMM with COJO and/or change course numbers (but not across upper - lower division lines).  Effective fall 2017 upon approvals.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/20/2017: CRC approved.
03/24/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

104-UPCh.: Program Change: BA - Digital Journalism: Degree program name is not changing. Changes reflect clarification to requirements (JRN F421 is removed, COJO F431 to be required instead which used to be COMM F361) as well as new course subject code of COJO created because Communication and Journalism merged departments; course subject code has changed from JRN to COJO with some changes to course numbers (but not across upper - lower division lines);  Effective fall 2017 upon approvals.
Contact: Charles Mason
Status: 03/27/2017: CRC discussed and approved.
03/28/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

105-UCDr.: Course Drop: NRM F405 W - Senior Thesis in Natural Resources Management I, 2 credits (2+0); program requirements have been changed and course is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval.
Late arrival of April 4, 2017.
Contact: David Valentine
Status: CRC approved.  Core Review approved.
04/14/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

106-UCCh.: Course Change: SWK F461 - Practicum in Social Work I, 3 or 6 credits (1+0+7 or 15); update credit distribution to more accurately reflect 2 hours of seminar held each week (2+0+7 or 15); late course change arrival - would be effective fall 2018 upon approval. [Received 04/12/2017; posted on 04/13/2017]
Contact: Retchenda George-Bettisworth
Status: 05/03/2017: CRC approved. Will ask for clarification on related SWK F466 course.  (Email clarification has occurred re the related SWK F466 course.)
05/09/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

107-UCCh.: Course Change: SWK F464 - Practicum in Social Work II, 3 or 6 credits (1+0+7 or 15); update credit distribution to more accurately reflect 2 hours of seminar held each week (2+0+7 or 15); late course change arrival - would be effective fall 2018 upon approval. [Received 04/12/2017; posted on 04/13/2017]
Contact: Retchenda George-Bettisworth
Status: 05/03/2017: CRC approved. Will ask for clarification on related SWK F466 course. (Email clarification has occurred re the related SWK F466 course.)
05/09/2017: Provost approved. See Curriculum Approvals page.

108-UPCh.: Program Change: AAS - Fire Science:[SEE REVISED BELOW] Suspending concentrations of Hazardous Materials, Public Safety, and Wildland Fire Control; changing concentration of Municipal Fire Control by removing 18 credits of required courses including EMS F170, FIRE F107, FIRE F117, FIRE F202, FIRE F203, FIRE F210, and adding FIRE F220 as required course, and increasing specialty electives from 6 to 15 credits (adding EMS F170, FIRE F107, FIRE F117, FIRE F202 and FIRE F210 to elective options, while removing FIRE F115, FIRE F123, FIRE F205, FIRE F207, FIRE F212, FIRE F216, FIRE F218, and EMS F261 from specialty electives; does Municipal Fire Control remain a concentration?; reduce overall required credits to 60 minimum; possibly effective fall 2017 if approved in time.
Contact: John George
Status: Received 04/17/2017; posted on 04/18/2017.  Registrar's Office has indicated they will try to squeeze into Catalog if CRC approves in time.
05/03/2017: CRC approved upon addition of added clarifications about the one remaining concentration. Galen has followed up (05/10/2017).
05/10/2017: Revised proposal received and posted below.
05/12/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

109-UCDr.: Course Drop: GEOS F100X - Introduction to Earth Sciences, 4 credits (3+3+0); course has not been taught in over five years and is not required by nor recommended by any departments; effective fall 2017 if approved in time.
Contact: Rainer Newberry
Status: To be approved at CRC. (Core/GER Committee Chair has approved -via email- since course carries an "X" designation.)
Status: Curriculum Review Committee and Core / GER Review Committee both approved.
04/23/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

110-UCCh.: ECE F320 - Environment and Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, [SEE REVISED SYLLABUS BELOW] 3 credits (2.5+0+1.5), compression request to offer course over two weeks in summer; effective summer 2017 or 2018 depending upon feasibility with late timing for OAR processes.
Contact: Veronica Plumb
Status: sent out electronically to CRC on 05/08/2017.
Revised syllabus received and posted below.
05/12/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

MOLDY COURSE DROPS:

The following courses are not required by any certificate or degree program, as per communications from the originating department of Early Childhood Education. Fully signed hard copies from CRCD are on file at the Faculty Senate Office.
05/09/2017: Provost approved.  See Curriculum Approvals page.

 

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