UAF Governance

Fall 2012 / Spring 2013 - Curriculum 10-Day Notices

Trial Courses

Trial Course: BIOL F694 - Advanced Landscape Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of previous landscape ecology coursework or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 5/18/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

Trial Course: PHYS F393 [should be F394] - Thermal Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F212, F220, F301, F341; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 6/7/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

Trial Course: PHYS F493 [should be F494] - Statistical Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F213X, F220, F301, F341, F342, F393, F421; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 6/7/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

Trial Course: CS F394 - Software Construction, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CS F311; letter graded and not repeatable; effective Spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

Trial Course: BIOL F194 - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; to be letter graded and not repeatable for credit; effective Spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

Trial Course: NRM F694 - Terrestrial Carbon Management, 3 credits (3+0), prerequisites include BIOL F271 or NRM F375 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring 2013 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2012]

Trial Course: MSL F694 - Physical, Chemical, and Biological Interactions in the Oceans, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F620, MSL F650, or MSL F660, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 1/10/2013]

Trial Course: CHEM F494 - Analysis of Environmental Samples, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of CHEM F212 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/30/2013]

Trial Course: GEOS F694 - Snow and Snow Cover, 3 credits (2.5+1.5); graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on changed content; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/30/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM F094 – Mathematical Literacy, 5 credits (5+0); prerequisite of placement in DEVM 050 or equivalent; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered each semester (up to three times as a Trial course); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/1/2013]

TRIAL COURSE SUBMISSIONS FOR SPRING 2014:

Trial Course: DEVM 094D - Modularized Mastery Math: Elementary Algebra Module D, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F050; or ABUS F155; or appropriate placement test scores; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014. [Posted 5/3/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM 094E - Modularized Mastery Math: Elementary Algebra Module E, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F094D taken within one calendar year; permission of instructor required; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014. [Posted 5/3/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM 094F - Modularized Mastery Math: Elementary Algebra Module F, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F094E taken within one calendar year; permission of instructor required; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014.  [Posted 5/3/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM 194G - Modularized Mastery Math: Intermediate Algebra Module G, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F060 or DEVM F094F; or appropriate placement test scores (must have been taken within one calendar year); permission of instructor required; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014. [Posted 5/3/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM F194H - Modularized Mastery Math: Intermediate Algebra Module H, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F194G (must have been taken within one calendar year); permission of instructor required; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014. [Posted 5/3/2013]

Trial Course: DEVM F194J - Modularized Mastery Math: Intermediate Algebra Module J, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include grade of B or better in DEVM F194H (must have been taken within one calendar year); permission of instructor required; to be offered fall and spring; first offering spring 2014. [Posted 5/3/2013]

Compressions for WinterMester or MayMester:

Wintermester Course: FREN F433 - Studies in French and European Cinema (h), 3 credits; to be cross-listed as FLM F433; compressed format for Winter or Summer 'Mesters; to be offered odd years; prerequisites include ENGL F217 or FLM F217; ENGL F211X or F213X; FREN F301 or FREN F302 or permission of instructor; letter graded and may be repeated 2 times for total of 9 credits; effective Spring 2013 upon approval (for Wintermester). [Posted 6/7/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

Courses and Programs

Undergraduate New Courses

New Course:  ELT F211 - Advanced FCC Amateur and General Radiotelephone Operator (GROL) Licensing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ELT F111 or equivalent, DEVM F105, a position in a techical, electrical, or broadcast media field; or department approval; and AFPM students must have AFPM departmental permission; letter-graded, repeatable 1 time for a maximum of 6 credits; to be offered spring or as demand warrants; effective fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 4/20/2012; to be reviewed fall 2012.]

New Course: PHYS F471J - Advanced Topics in Physics I: Order of Magnitude Physics, 1 credit compressed to 5 weeks delivery; prerequisites include PHYS F220; PHYS F301; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 6/7/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

New Course: JPN F100C - Japanese Culture and Conversation IIA (h); 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JPN F100B with C grade or better or instructor approval; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 6/8/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

New Course: JPN F100D - Japanese Culture and Conversation IIB (h); 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JPN F100C with C grade or better or instructor approval; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 6/8/2012 for fall 2012 review.]

New Course: ME F486 - Senior Design, 1 credit (1+0?); 3 project hours are indicated on form; prerequisites include COMM F131X or F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or F213X; co-requisites of ME F441, ME F403; or permission of instructor; and senor standing required; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

New Course: MSL F419 - Concepts in Physical Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F211 and F213, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered odd-numbered fall; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

New Course: RECR 130S - Beginning Contemporary Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130S; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisities; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 9/17/2012]

New Course: RECR 130T - Beginning Lyrical Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130T; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisites; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 9/17/2012]

New Course: ED F476 - Literacy Development Profiles, 1 credit (.5+0+1.5); prerequisite of admission to the internship year or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

New Course: EDSE F320 - Adapting and Accommodating Instruction for Students with Disabilities, 3 credits (3+0+0); 15 hours practicum per semester required with course; prerequisites include ED F201; ED F482 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall and spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

New Course and Core Course Request: BIOL F1xx X - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; Format 8 also submitted for "X"; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

New Course STACKED: MIN F445 / F645 - Accidents, Emergency and Safety Management in Mines, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MIN F302; concurrent enrollment in MIN F454; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: BIOL F102X - Biology of Sex, 4 credits (3+3); Format 8 core course paperwork submitted; prerequisites include high school algebra; placement in ENGL F111X; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: BIOL F488 - Research Experience in Biology, 2-4 credits (0-1+3-12); prerequisites include CHEM F105X, CHEM F106X, BIOL F115X, BIOL F116X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits; to be offered each semester; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: BIOL F4xx W - Metabolism and Biochemistry, 4 credits (1.5+7.5); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGLS F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X; BIOL F3xx - Cell and Molecular Biology (course change submitted changing it from BIOL F261 to 3xx); or permission of instructor; "W" designator request (submitted Format 7); letter graded and not repeatable; to be offer every fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012] 

New Course: GEOS F380 - Geological Hazards, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include GEOS F101X or GEOS F120X; GEOS F112X or GEOS F106X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered in spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: ESLG F121 - Intermediate Academic Listening and Speaking I, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 50 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: ESLG F131 - Intermediate Academic Listening and Speaking II, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 50 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: ESLG F141 - Advanced Academic Listening and Speaking I, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of a minimum score of 60 on the TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: JRN F433 W - Public Relations Techniques, 3 credits (3+0); [note that course number is repeat of one dropped in 2006]; "W" designator requested (Format 7 submitted) prerequisites include ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, JRN F202, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: CITS F262 - Cybersecurity Defense and Countermeasures, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CITS F261 or equivalent skills; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: CITS F263 - Network Security Penetration Testing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CITS F261 or equivalent skills; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: ANS F458 - The Politics of Indigenous Identity, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: EDSC F110 - Becoming a Middle/High School Teacher, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be taught every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

New Course: EDSE F316 - Introduction to Special Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 3 credits (3+0+0); course will be a major degree requirement; prerequisites include ED F201 and Praxis I, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

New Course: EDSC F443 / F643 - Technology Applications in Education II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include admission to the internship year, successful completion of EDSC F442 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered in spring, effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/23/2012]

New Course: CS F371 - Computer Ethics and Technical Communication, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; and CS F202; to be letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

New Course: CS F372 - Software Construction, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CS F311; to be letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

New Course: PETE F101 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of freshman standing in Petroleum Engineering or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

New Course: FIRE F152 - Wildland Firefighter II, 3 credits (2.5+1); prerequisites include FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; special restrictions include ability / strength to start a portable pump and chainsaw; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F154 - Basic Wildland Fire Safety, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based on content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F163 - Wildland Fire Dispatch I, 2 credits (2+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F170 - Incident Information, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F176 - Wildland Fire Ignition Operations, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of FIRE F155 or permission of instructor;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F251 - Wildland Firefighter IV, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F151, FIRE F153, FIRE F155 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F253 - Wildland Fire Investigation I, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F151, FIRE F155, FIRE F252 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F255 - Wildland Fire Behavior II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F155 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F257 - Wildland Fire Helicopter Management, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of FIRE F157 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F264 - Incident Business Practices, 1.5 credits (1.5+0); prerequisite of instructor's permission; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F276 - Prescribed Fire I, 2 credits (2+0);prerequisite of FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F277 - Prescribed Fire II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FIRE F155, FIRE F251, FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F278 - Prescribed Fire III, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include FIRE F155, FIRE F255 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: DSLT F110 - Basic Industrial Fabrication, 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two-week mode of delivery; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; no prerequisites but restrictions include "departmental approval"; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/7/2012]

New Course: DSLT F111 - Diesel Emissions, 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two week mode of delivery; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; no prerequisites but restrictions include "departmental approval"; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/7/2012]

New Course: DSLT F210 - Heavy Equipment Fabrication, 2 credits (20+30) in a compressed two week mode of delivery; prerequisite of DSLT F110 and special restriction of "departmental approval"; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; course is a new major requirement for the certificate in Diesel / Heavy Equipment; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/7/2012]

New Course: BIOL F461 - Principles of Virology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F261, BIOL F342, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit based upon changed content; to be cross-listed with the new dept. of Veterinary Medicine and a signature is included for this; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/10/2012]

New Course: FLM / JRN F458 - SFX Up Your Video, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FLM F290, FLM F271 or F280; video editing experience or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/14/2012]

New Course: JRN F302 W - Reporting, 3 credits (3+0);  prerequisites include JRN F101, JRN F202, JRN F251 or instructor's permission; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; Format 7 for "W" also submitted; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

New Course: BIOL F1xx - An Introduction to Field Entomology, 1 credit (.5+.5); summer course to be offered in a compressed 3-day format; not intended to be used as a biology elective by biological science majors; Pass/Fail grading; to be offered each summer; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/30/2013]

New Course: RELG F114 - The Bible in the Quran, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; five-week course to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: REGL F115 - End of Days - Apocalypse Across the Ages, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; five-week course to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: RELG F231 - Prophecy, Shamanism and Scripture, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: RECR F130U - Hot Hula Fitness, 1 credit (0+3); graded pass / fail; no prerequisites; not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: HSEM F221 - Introduction to Homland Security, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: HSEM F223 - Terrorism: A Global Threat, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: HSEM F225 - Intelligence Analysis and Security Management, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: HSEM F227 - Transportation and Border Security, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of closed enrollment - restricted to TSA employees; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: CAH F180 - Artisan Bread Making, 2 credits (.5+1.5); six-week course; no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon content change; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/18/2013]

New Course: CAH F181 - International Breads, 2 credits (.5+1.5); six-week course; no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon content change; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/18/2013]

New Course: NORS F474 - The Change Arctic: Scientific and Social Perspectives on Change, Adaptation, and Sustainability in the North (s), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of junior standing or higher or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; both classroom and distance delivery modes; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: NORS F201 - The Circumpolar North: An Introductory Overview (s), 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery; no prerequisites; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: RUSS F486 - Russian Culture and Society in the 21st Century (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of junior standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: COMM F210 - Argumentation and Critical Thinking, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: COMM F360 - Introduction to Public Relations, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; any F300-level communication course; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: COMM F480 - Organizational Communication: Performance Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include any F300-level communication course or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered fall of even-numbered years, first offering Fall 2014; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: MUS F152 - Functional Piano I, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include MUS F131 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in MUS F131, restricted to music majors only, permission of instructor required;  letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: MUS F154 - Functional Piano III, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of MUS F153 and restricted to music majors only, permission of instructor required; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: BIOL F4xx - Winter Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of BIOL F371 (formerly F271) - Principles of Ecology, or permission of instructor; class size restricted to 12 students; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course (Stacked): BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Introduction to Biology of Cancer, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BIOL F111X, BIOL F360 (formerly numbered F261) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall, effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: HLTH F255 - Phlebotomy Principles, Methods and Externship, 5 credits (2+1+7); course will meet for 6 hours per week for the the first seven weeks, then followed by 100 hours of externship; prerequisites include HLTH F122 or current First Aid and CPR cards, Accuplacer reading comprehension score of 65 or above; and DEVM F060; and documentation of positive antibody titer for hepatits B, current immunizations or titers to measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, flu shot and two step PPD within the past year; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: ESK F131 - Beginning Yup'ik Grammar II (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ESK F130; letter graded, not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

New Course: COMM F121X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery course proposed for offering fall, spring and summer; online delivery via Blackboard; course intended to be a third option along with COMM F131X and F141X to fulfill general education / core communication requirement; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

New Course: JUST F452 - Comparative Criminology, 3 credits (3+0); proposal indicates "independent study" and 6 hours lecture per week, and syllabus indicates summer session offering; "O" designator requested (format 6 submitted to Core Review Committee for "O" - Public - small class); prerequisites of JUST F110 and JUST F251 [or instructor's permission - noted on syllabus but not on Format 1]; previous history notes at #17 on format form indicate that the course was dropped as a regular course in 2012; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

New Course: JUST F201 - Dispute Resolution and Restorative Practices (s), 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every fall and spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

New Course: JUST F320 - Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JUST F310 and junior standing; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

New Course: JUST F401 - Cross Cultural Conflict Analysis and Intervention (s), 3 credits (3+0); requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content change; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals.

New Course: JUST F402 - Dispute Systems Design (s), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of JUST F201 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

New Course: JUST F403 - Law and Science of Arbitration (s), 3 credits (3+0); requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; letter garded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring, effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

New Course: JUST F404 - Clinic in Mediation, Conferencing, and Circle Practices (s), 3 credits in a compressed 'Mester format; requirement of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor; to be offered every Maymester; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

New Course: ART F412 - Portrait Photography, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ART F483, JRN F402, JRN F407 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2013 if feasible upon approval. (Late arrival; received May 1, 2013) [Posted 5/3/2013]

New Course for Fall 2013 review cycle: COMM F215 - Interviewing (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter graded, not repeatable based upon content changes; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/18/2013]

Undergraduate Course Changes

Course Change: ED F245 - Child Development, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PSY F245; add (s) social sciences designator; add prerequisite of ENGL F111X and remove prerequisite of PSY F101; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F411 - Reading, Writing, Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F412 W - Integrated Social Studies and Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2+0+3); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F414 - Art, Music and Drama in Elementary Classrooms, 2 credits (1+2); change credits from 2 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+4.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F417 - Physical and Health Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits (1+2); change from 2 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+4.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F466 - Internship and Collaborative Student Teaching, 3 credits (1+0+25); change credit distribution to (1.5+0+4.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F467 - Synthesizing the Standards I, 1 credit (1+0); change from 1 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (1+0+3); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F468 O - Internship and Student Teaching, 6 credits (1+0+40); change from 6 to 4 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0+6); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change: ED F469 - Synthesizing the Standards II, 2 credits (2+0); change credit distribution to 1+0+3); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Course Change STACKED: ED F479 / F688 - Science Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/5/2012]

Course Change STACKED: ED F478 / F678 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2+0+3); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/5/2012]

Course Change STACKED: EDSE F422 / F622 - Curriculum and Strategies II: High Incidence, 3 credits (3+0+1); change frequency of offering to every fall, spring and summer; update course descriptions; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

Course Change: CHEM F321 - Organic Chemistry I, 3 credits (3+0); change from 3 credits to 4 credits and change credit distribution to reflect addition of a lab (3+3); effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 10/8/2012]

Course Change: CHEM F323 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 3 credits (1+6); reduce credits from 3 to 1 credit and change credit distribution to (0+3); changes reflect addition of lab to CHEM F321 course change; and reduced need of credits by non-majors; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/8/2012]

Course Change: CHEM F324 W - Advanced Organic Laboratory, 4 credits (2+6); reduce credits from 4 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1+6); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/8/2012]

Course Change: CHEM F413 - Analytical Instrumental Laboratory, 3 credits (3+0); change course level and course number to F3xx; change prerequisites to remove ENGL F111X and co-requisite of CHEM F332; update catalog description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/8/2012]

Course Change: BIOL / CHEM F261 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology, 4 credits (3+3); change course title to "Cell and Molecular Biology"; reduce credits from 4 to 3 and change credit distribution to (3+0) removing the lab component; change course number and course level to F3xx for both BIOL and CHEM listings; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, and add prereq of BIOL F2xx - Principles of Genetics (currently BIOL F362, but change has been submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F111X - Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 credits (3+3); change course number to F211X; change prerequisites by adding CHEM F103X or CHEM F105X and change corresponding "recommended" section; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F112X - Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 credits (3+3); change course number to F212X; change prerequisites by adding CHEM F103X or CHEM F105X and change corresponding "recommended" section; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F271 - Principles of Ecology (n), 4 credits (3+3); remove (n); change course level from lower division to upper division, and change course number to F3xx; indicate frequency of offering as fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F334 W - Structure and Function of Vascular Plants (n), 4 credits (3+3); remove (n); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F239; add MATH F107 or higher, and STAT F200X; offered odd-numbered spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F362 - Principles of Genetics, 4 credits (3+3); change course level from upper division to lower division, and change course number to F2xx; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F441 W, O/2 - Animal Behavior (n), 3 credits (2+3); remove (n); per syllabus, course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F271, and adding STAT F200X, and adding BIOL F481 as pre- or co-requisite; STAT F401 or STAT F402 are recommended; offered every fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: BIOL F473 W - Limnology, 4 credits (2+3+2); reduce from 4 to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (2+3); course will satisfy capstone project degree requirements in Biological Sciences; update course description; offered each fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: FISH F487 W, O - Fisheries Management, 3 credits (3+0); remove cross-listing as NRM F487 (constituting a major rather than minor change); remove redundant list of prerequisites that are already required by existing prerequisite of ENGL F414; add prerequisite of STAT F401 or STAT F402; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: THR F220 - Voice and Speech for the Actor, 3 credits (2+2); change credit distribution to (3+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number from F220 to F320; add frequency of offering as "offered alternate years"; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: THR F221 - Acting II (h), 3 credits (1+4); change credit distribution to (3+0); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Drop: THR F225 - Movement of the Actor, 3 credits (1+4); course no longer needed since the creation of THR F321 last year; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: THR F235 - The Collaborative Process (h), 3 credits (3+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number from F235 to F335; change frequency of offering to "offered alternate years"; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: THR F347 O - Lighting Design (h), 3 credits (3+0); remove cross-listings with Film and Journalism and remove from eLearning / Distance Ed; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Drop: THR F410 - Styles Acting (h), 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed since the creation of THR F321 last year; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Drop: THR F412 W - Theatre History II (h), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in many years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Drop: THR F485 - Edward Albee Prince William Sound Theatre Conference (h), 3 credits (1+6); course has not been taught in 8 years and no faculty available to teach it; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Course Change: ECE F340 - Financial Management of Early Childhood Programs, 3 credits (1+4); change credit distribution to (3+0+0) as practicum occurs in ECE F471; change prerequisites  by removing ECE F245 or permission of instructor, and adding ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Course Change: EDSC F472 - Secondary Teaching: School Internship II and Seminar, 3 credits (1+0+35); change to variable credits totalling 3-9 credits; distribution needs to be adjusted accordingly; "O" designator sought for Public - Large class (Format 6 form submitted); change prerequisites from "admission to the secondary post- baccalaureate licensure program" to "satisfactory completion of EDSC F471" or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Course Change: EDSC F442 / F642 - Technology Applications in Education, 3 credits (3+0); change title to "Technology Applications in Education I"; change from 3 credits to 1 credit with a credit distribution change to (1+0); change prerequisites from admission to the "secondary post baccalaureate licensure program" to "Internship year" instead; change frequency of offering from spring to fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/23/2012]

Course Drop:  SWE F471 W - Software Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); but KEEPING the CS F471 W course -- only dropping the SWE cross-listing because the MSE degree program is suspended; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Course Drop: PETE F103 - Survey of Energy Industries, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Course Drop: PETE F104 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Course Drop: PETE F205 - Fundamentals of Drilling Practices, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Course Drop: PETE F206 - Introduction to Petroleum Production, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced by new 3-credit PETE F101 (format 1 submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F153 - Advanced Wildland Firefighter, 3 credits (2.5+1); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Wildland Firefighter III; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F155 - Wildland Fire Behavior, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F159 - Wildland Fire Operations Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); remove prerequisites of FIRE F151, FIRE F153, FIRE F155, FIRE F157, FIRE F254 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F161 - Wildland Fire Logistics Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Incident Logistics Function; remove prerequisites of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

New Course: FIRE F163 - Wildland Fire Dispatch I, 2 credits (2+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable based upon content; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F165 - Wildland Fire Planning Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 2 and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to ICS and the Incident Planning Function; remove prerequisite of FIRE F151 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F252 - Wildland Fire Prevention, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Wildland Fire Prevention I; remove prerequisites of FIRE F151, FIRE F153, or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F254 - Wildland Fire Finance Function, 3 credits (3+0); reduce credits from 3 to 1.5 and change credit distribution to (1.5+0); change title to Incident Finance and Administration; remove prerequisites of FIRE F151, FIRE F153 or permission of instructor; update course description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: FIRE F262 - Wildland Fire Control II, 3 credits (3+0); change from 3 to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0); change title to Tactical Operations; remove all previous prerequisites; add new prerequisite of FIRE F251 or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Course Change: JRN F454 - Advanced TV News Production, 3 credits (1+6); "O" request simultaneously submitted; change title to "Newscast"; repeatable one time with only the first 3 credits counting toward major requirements and second 3 credits counting toward approved electives; change prerequisites adding JRN F101 and JRN F202 and JRN F302 to remaining JRN F251, and removing JRN F452 and JRN F453; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Course Change: MUS F153 - Functional Piano, 1 credit (1+0); change title to Functional Piano II; change prerequisite to MUS F152 and remove MUS F131 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment; change restriction of non-music majors only to music majors only and permission of instructor required; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013 (if approved before May 2013). [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change (Stacked): ART F463 / F663 - Seminar in Art History, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: ART F490 / F690 - Current Problems, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: BIOL F135 - The Third Kingdom: Mushrooms and other Fungi, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in several years and there is no student demand or degree requirement; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: BIOL F443 - Microbial Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); primary instructor  is no longer at UAF; little student demand; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: HLTH F245 - Phlebotomy Principles and Methods; course being dropped along with HLTH F265 and both will be replaced by a new course, HLTH F255; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: HLTH F265 - Phlebotomy Externship; course being dropped along with HLTH F245 and both will be replaced by a new course, HLTH F255; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: DEVE F060 - Preparatory College Writing I, 3 credits (3+0); change course number and level to F100 to allow students to receive elective credit for the course; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: DEVE F070 - Preparatory College Writing II, 3 credits (3+0); change course number and level to F104 to allow students to receive elective credit for the course; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change (Stacked): PSY F469 / F669 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add Oral intensive designator (Format 6 submitted); update course description; remove junior standing from F469 prerequisites and add COMM F131X or COMM F141X; change frequency of offering to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: ECE F270 - Practicum II, 3 credits (0.5+0); correct the credit distribution to (0.5+0+15); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: ECE F132 - Young Child and the Family, 1 credit (1+0); change credit distribution to (.75+.5); remove frequency of offering "offered spring" since the course is offered year round; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: ECE F118 - Nutrition, Health and Safety, 3 credits; course content has been replaced by ECE F229 and ECE F110; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: ECE F128 - Thinking, Reasoning and Discovery, 3 credits; course has been replaced by ECE F213; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: ECE F245 - Child Development, 3 credits; this course has been replaced by two 3-credit courses, ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Drop: ECE F271 - Practicum Seminar, 1 credit; course is no longer necessary and content is covered by ECE F270; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.[Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: ESK F205 - Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik (h); 3 credits; change course number and course level from F205 to F305; old and new syllabi attached to justify change from lower to upper division; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

Course Change: ESK F206 - Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik II (h); 3 credits; change course number and course level from F206 to F306; prerequisite of ESK F205 [course number is changing to F305]; old and new syllabi attached to justify change from lower to upper division; effective Fall 2013 or 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

Undergraduate New Programs

New Minor: Emergency Management: 15 credits consisting of HSEM F301; options for 9 credits from among HSEM courses; and options for 6 credits from other program areas; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Program: B.A. - Secondary Education; Content Area (e.g. English, History, Biology, Mathematics): Dual major program ranging in total credits anywhere from 125-126 overall credits up to 150-152 overall credits in four or five years depending upon major and plan chosen; effective Fall 2013 pending all approvals (including BOR and NWCCU). [Posted 10/12/2012]

New Minor: Military Security Studies: 16 credits consisting of ten credits transferred from the Joint Service Transcript (JST) for military education and/or training as approved by the program director; and two courses from a list of course options from the HSEM and MILS program, or courses pre-approved by the program director; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 10/18/2012]

New Minor: Interdisciplinary Minor: Consists of 18 credits from courses relevant to a body of knowledge and skills, which will be reviewed and approved by three faculty appointed by the Dean of General Studies; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [10/24/2012]

New Program: Emergency Services: Wildland Fire Control Occupational Endorsement: 11 credits total consisting of FIRE F151, FIRE F152, FIRE F153 and FIRE F157; to be offered in a spring and fall sequence, and in a summer Advanced Firefighter Academy; effective term following approval.  NOTE: A new course and a major course change (and minor course changes) are currently to be reviewed; OE will be considered following completion of course reviews. [Posted 11/30/2012]

New Program: Homeland Security Occupational Endorsement: 12 credits (minimum) consisting of HSEM F221, HSEM F223, HSEM F225, and HSEM F227; program to meet needs of the Transporation Security Administration (TSA) officers and students will request entrance through the TSA; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Program: Basic Carpentry Occupational Endorsement: Minimum of 14.5 credits  consisting of CTT F100 or options; CTT F106, CTT F110 or options; program intended for delivery in rural communities; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 2/14/2013]

New Program: Minor in Dispute Resolution: To be comprised of 15 credits of new courses, including JUST F201, JUST JUST F402, JUST F403 and JUST F404; and either JUST F320 or JUST F401; effective Fall 2013 pending approvals. [Posted 4/12/2013]

Undergraduate Program Changes

Program Change: B.S. - Civil Engineering: remove DRT F170 from major requirements and add DRT F210 as a major requirement in its place; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Mechanical Engineering: add ME F486 - Senior Design (new course; 9-UNC) as a major requirement; decrease required elective credits from 2 to 1; add technical elective course options of PETE F407 and PETE F426 to existing options for the emphasis in Petroleum Engineering; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Fisheries Science: addition of course options to the degree core requirements: BIOL F111X and BIOL F112X; FISH F427; GEOG F312 or SOC F440; PHYS F115X or PHYS F211X; removal of BIOL F473W and options of MSL F411, BIOL F476, BIOL F483 and FISH F440 from degree core requirements; increase electives from 12 to 15 credits and add Marine Science and Limnology as option; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 9/17/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Elementary Education: Change of degree requirements reflecting associated course changes and additions; remove GEOS F100X and PHYS F116X; remove PSY F101; add option of ENGL F273 and remove options of ENGL F306, ENGL F308, ENGL F309 or "other literature focus course" under humanities requirements; add ED F476 (new course) to professional internship courses; update listings to reflect changes of total credits to ED F414, ED F417, ED F467, F468, ED F478 and ED F479; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Program Change: B.S. / M.S. - Mechanical Engineering: Add 1-credit new course (ME F486 - Senior Design) to degree requirements; increase overall minimum credits from 151 to 152; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

Program Elimination: B.A. - Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. No students are currently enrolled. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Elimination: B.S. - Applied Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Current number of enrolled students is 7. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: B.A., B.S. - Mathematics: Addition and removal of courses fulfilling elective options for the degree requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: B.S., Minor - Physics: integration of options to the degree, including Option I - Physics, Option II - Applied Physics, Option III - Atmospheric Physics, Option IV - Computational Physics, and Option V - Technical Management; remove PHYS F103X and F104X from minor degree requirements and add PHY F211X instead; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Geoscience: Drop the degree requirement of CHEM F106X for the Geophysics option (but keep it for the options of Geology, Paleontology,  and Geospatial Sciences; add an additional 3 credits of upper-division GEOS or other advisor-approved upper-division courses to the Geophysics option; and change course number of GEOS F377 O to F477 O (minor course change format 2A submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: B.A., B.S., Minor - Biological Sciences: increase the number of upper division courses in the major; add capstone project requirement to the B.A. and B.S. degrees; add option of B.S. degree with choice of three concentration areas: Cell and Molecular Biology; Physiology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; remove "Requirements for Biology Teachers" list and update program descriptions; reduce credits required for Minor from 20 to 18 credits, and update course options to reflect overall program and course changes; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Earth Science: Reduce overall credits of degree from 130 credits to 120-130 credits depending upon option; addition of three options to include: Earth Systems Science, Geological Hazards and Mitigation, and Secondary Education; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - History: Update of the program description for the UAF Catalog; no changes to degree requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Music: Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); increase credits required for degree from 130 to 132 credits total; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.M. - Music - Education:  Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); change does not affect minimum required credits for the degree; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.M. - Music - Performance:  Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); change does not affect minimum required credits for the degree; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: Minor - Music: Change number of credits showing as earned in the program requirements for MUS F131 and MUS F132 from two to three credits per course (each course currently exists in the Catalog as a 3-credit course); change does not affect minimum required credits for the degree; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Theatre: Remove the concentration of Film / Multimedia from the Theatre major (has no current students; interested students are enrolled in Film degree program); catalog listing clean-up to emphasize requirement of 39 upper division credits for degree majors; changes reflecting current course change submissions (change THR F220 to F320; THR F235 to F335); catalog clean-up to consolidate all major requirements and pull them out of the concentration areas; clarify Theatre Practicum note in catalog description; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: Certificate and A.A.S. - Information Technology Specialist: change requirements for Certificate by dropping CITS F201 and F202 from required list; and change program coordinator approved course offerings by removing CITS F133 and F146 and adding CITS F201, F241, F242, F262 and F263 to approved list; change requirements for A.A.S. by dropping CITS F201, F202, F203, and F241 from required list and adding CITS F281, and F284 or F285 to required list; remove section of courses comprised of 15-16 credits of pgm. coordinator approved courses; add requirement of 6 credits from CITS, CIOS or CS; add concentrations of Computing Technology, Network and Cybersecurity, and Network and System Administration; remove concentration of Web Development and Administration; changes consolidate degree requirements common to all of the concentrations; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Rural Development: concentration area names have been changed and corresponding course requirements and options have been revised; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: Certificate - Tribal Management: revision of program description and areas of study; addition of approved course options under areas of study; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Tribal Management: revision of program description and areas of study; addition of approved course options under areas of study; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: Minor - Education - Secondary: Add EDSC F110 as new course (Format 1 submitted), required for degree; increase credits required for minor from 15 to 16; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure: Remove the requirement for evidence of technology competence from the admission requirements (#9); reflect course changes to EDSC F442 (becoming two separate courses - F442/F642 and F443/F643 - paperwork has been submitted); reflect variable credit change to EDSC F472 from 3 credit to 3-9 credits; change minimum credits required from 31 to 31-37 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: B.A., Minor - Film: Revisions to degree major requirements to reflect course changes and added course options (total degree credits remain at 120); and revision to the Minor to reflect course requirement changes totalling 9 credits, with 9 additional credits of department approved film electives, increasing total from 17 to 18 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: B.E.M. - Emergency Management: Revise the degree requirements to include "cyber security or equivalent military credit as approved by the program director" as part of the "30 credits of major requirements from the UAF emergency services A.A.S. degree or any regionally accredited institution with a simlar type of program..."; revise HSEM course requirements as major requirements to reflect "a major within the BEM degree "Emergency Managment and Homeland Security"; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/18/2012]

Program Change: O.E. - Sustainable Energy: Reduce minimum credits required from 13 to 12; add course options to make the program more accessible across regions; add more Math course options; reduce required courses to 6 credits from 13, adding 6 credits of approved electives; effective term following approval. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Program Change: Associate of Science: Program description change listing all CRCD campuses because the degree is available from each CRCD location; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Petroleum Engineering: Remove PETE F103, PETE F104, PETE F205 and PETE F206 from the program major requirements (drop forms submitted for these courses); add new course PETE F101 - Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production (format 1 submitted); change total of minimum credits required from 134 to 133; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Computer Science: Add two new required course (forms submitted) CS F371 - Computer Ethics and Technical Communication, and CS F372 - Software Construction; remove CS F451 as an option in the course requirements; remove ENGL F314 W from course requirements; update catalog to reflect course title changes of CS F471 W and CS F472 W,O to Senior Capstone I and II, respectively; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Emergency Services: Wildland Fire Control: Integrate five new courses as program requirements ( list ) and ten new courses as major electives; change ten existing courses; reduce overall credits from 69 to 63; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/6/2012]

Program Change: Certificate - Diesel / Heavy Equipment: Addition of three new courses to the major program requirements, and removal of WMT F103 and WMT F105; no change in total credits for program; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/7/2012]

Program Change: Certificate - Health Care Reimbursement: addition of ENGL F111X and HLTH F130 as course options for requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/12/2012]

Program Change: Certificate - Medical Assistant: addition of HLTH F130 as course option for requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/12/2012]

Program Change: Certificate - Medical / Dental Reception: addition of HLTH F130 as course option for requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 12/12/2012]

Program Change: B.A. and Minor - Journalism: remove B.A. degree concentrations of Broadcast Journalism, New Media, News-Editorial, and Photojournalism; revise the degree major requirements and approved electives; update Minor requirements to reflect course changes; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Program Change: B.B.A. - Accounting: Reduce minimum required total credits from 123 to 120; add "W" and "O/2" designations to HSEM F445 (Formats 6 and 7 submitted) and add course along with BA F456W as options to take instead of ENGL F314 W, O/2; remove ACCT F414 from program major requirements; add "O/2" designation to ACCT F414 and use it as a course option instead (Format 6 submitted); update course options to reflect "W" added to ACCT F472 (Format 7 submitted); remove AIS F473 from course options; remove Catalog note; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Applied Business: Add four course options (BA F307, ECON F201 or F102, BA F317, BA F343) and drop one (ABUS F275) to the general business requirements; add and/or drop courses under the concentrations of Administrative Management, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Public Management, and Tourism; effective Fall 2013.   [Posted 2/18/2013]

Program Change: Certificate - Applied Business Management: Add and/or drop courses under the concentrations of Administrative Management, Human Resources, Marketing, and Office Administration; effective Fall 2013.   [Posted 2/18/2013]

Program Change: Certificate - Baking and Pastry Arts: Add two new courses, CAH F180 - Artisan Break Making, and CAH F181 - International Breads, to the elective options.  No change to the degree requirements. Effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 2/18/2013]

Program Change: B.A. - Child Development and Family Studies:  Clarify options for students transferring in to the degree program with an A.A. or A.A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited college or university; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/1/2013]

Program Change: B.A. - Northern Studies: Change the degree course requirements by removing ANL F256, ANL F315 and ANL F316; adding new required course NORS F201 (format 1 submitted), and adding existing course options to include SOC F301, NORS F474, PS F460 and PS F468; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: Minor - Northern Studies: Add new course NORS F201 to requirements; remove ANL F256, ANL F315 and ANL F316; remove PS F263 and PS F462; ; add course options of SOC F301 and NORS F474; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: B.A. - Yup'ik Language and Culture: complete revision of program requirements removing the following courses: ESK F221, ESK F222, ESK F223, ESK F205, ESK F206, ESK F230, ESK F231, ESK F240, ESK F250, ESK F251, ESK F208, ANL F287, ANL F288, ANS F111, ANS/ANTH F242, ANS/ANTH F320, ESK F230, ESK F231, LING F402, LING F410, and LING F450 O; and adding the following courses: ANS F401, ANS F461, ESK F131, ESK F301, ESK F305, and ESK F306; minimum credits required to remain 120; potential issue with upper division credit total; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: Minor in Global Studies: change courses  required as entry level courses; remove concentrations and replace with a list of approved course options; change the civic engagement / internship project; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Deletion: Master of Arts in Music: the MA program is proposed to be eliminated and replaced by the Master of Music in Performance (a new program proposal submitted in fall 2012 and still under review at GAAC).  Effective date will depend upon GAAC, Faculty Senate and BOR actions.
[Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Deletion: Minor in Leadership and Civic Engagement.  Request to delete program due to lack of student demand and faculty resources; effective upon approval of Faculty Senate, and Provost / Chancellor with notification to NWCCU. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: Certificate in Construction Trades Technology: Add concentrations to the certificate in Carpentry, Facility Maintenance, and Sustainable Energy, changing minimum credits from 36.5 to a variable 30-36.5 depending upon concentration; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: Certificate Degree Requirements: update the Human Relations course offerings by removing ECE F245 (no longer offered) and replace it with two ECE course options: ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements: update the Human Relations course offerings by removing ECE F245 (no longer offered) and replace it with two ECE course options: ECE F104 and ECE F107; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Program Change: B.A. - Justice: Add new course JUST F201 to degree requirements and remove JUST F460 O; remove requirement of six credits of electives from ANTH, HUMS, PSY and SOC; effective Fall 2014 pending approval. [Posted 4/12/2013]

Core Courses

New Course: BIOL F102X - Biology of Sex, 4 credits (3+3); Format 8 core course paperwork submitted; prerequisites include high school algebra; placement in ENGL F111X; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Core Course "O" Request: BIOL F476 - Ecosystem Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); existing course; add O designator for Group (medium or large class); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Core Course "W" Request: BIOL F4xx - Metabolism and Biochemistry, 4 credits (1.5+7.5); new course Format 1 submitted; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGLS F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X; BIOL F3xx - Cell and Molecular Biology (course change submitted changing it from BIOL F261 to 3xx); or permission of instructor; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Core Course: BIOL F1xx X - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include ENGL F111X or higher; placement in DEVM F105 or higher; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; Format 8 also submitted for "X"; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Drop Core "W" Course: THR F412 W - Theatre History II (h), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in many years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Core Course "W" Request: JRN F433 - Public Relations Techniques, 3 credits (3+0); new course (format 1 submitted); prerequisites include ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, JRN F202, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 10/10/2012]

Core "O" Designator Request: EDSC F472 - Secondary Teaching: School Internship II and Seminar, 3 credits (1+0+35); request for "O" - Public - Large class emphasis; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 10/12/2012]

Core Course "W" Request: GEOS F499 - Geology and Geophysics Senior Thesis, 2 credits (0+0+2); prerequisites of a major in Geology / Geophysics with senior standing and a GPA of 3.2 or higher; completion of minimum of 2 credits of GEOS F498 on an approved project; and approved proposal submission; effective Fall 2013. [10/19/2012]

Core Course "O/2" Request:  ACCT F414 - Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, 3 credits (3+0); request for "O/2" designator for "Public (large class); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/17/2013]

Core Course "W" Request: JRN F302 W - Reporting, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include JRN F101, JRN F202, JRN F251 or instructor's permission; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Core Course "O" Request: JRN F454 - Advanced TV News Production, 3 credits (1+6); title change to "Newscast"; request for Public (medium to large class) designation; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Core Course "W" Request: ACCT F472 - Advanced Auditing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ACCT F362 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Core Course "O/2" Request: HSEM F445 - Business Continuity and Crisis Management, 3 credits (3+0); O/2 designation for Public (large class); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Core Course "W" Request: HSEM F445 - Business Continuity and Crisis Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

Core "O" Request: PSY F469 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); request for Public (small class) Oral Intensive designator; COMM F131X or COMM F141X added to course prerequisites; effective Fall 2014. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Core "O" Request: JUST F452 - Comparative Criminology, 3 credits (3+0); Public - small class Oral designation requested; prerequisites of JUST F110 and JUST F251 [or instructor's permission - noted on syllabus but not on Format 1]; proposal indicates "independent study" and 6 hours lecture per week, and syllabus indicates summer session offering; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

Core "X" Request: COMM F121X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery course proposed for offering fall, spring and summer; online delivery via Blackboard; course intended to be a third option along with COMM F131X and F141X to fulfill general education / core communication requirement; effective Fall 2013 or Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 4/11/2013]

Graduate New Courses

New Course: MSL F632 - Oceanographic Data Analysis and Visualization, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include graduate stand; MATH F202; MATH F314 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

New Course: STO F601 - Communicating Science, 2 credits (2+0); graduate standing or permission of instructor required; letter graded; to be part of proposed Graduate Certificate in Scientific Teaching and Outreach; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

New Course: STO F602 - Mentoring in the Sciences, 2 credits (2+0);  graduate standing required; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2013]

New Course: STO F603 - Instructional Design, 1 credit (1+0);  graduate standing required; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2013]

New Course: STO F604 - Science Teaching and Outreach Internship, 4 credits (needs credit distribution); requires 10 hours internship per week; prerequisites vary according to "strand" - either STO F666 or STO F601; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered every semester; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2013]

New Course: STO F692 - Current Topics in Scientific Teaching, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of graduate standing; STO F666 or F601 recommended; to be offered alternate fall semesters, first offering Fall 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2013]

New Course: PHYS F605 - Physics Teaching Seminar, 1 credit (.5 +0+1); graduate standing required; graded Pass/Fail; course may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; to be offered each fall and spring; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2013]

New Course: ATM F610 - Analysis Methods in Meteorology and Climate, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ATM F601; graduate standing; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years, first offering spring 2015; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

New Course: ATM F673 - Introduction to Micrometeorology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ATM F601; graduate standing; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even numbered years, first offering fall 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

New Course: CHEM F671 - Receptor Pharmacology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include upper division or graduate biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; BIOL F417 is recommended; letter graded; repeatability 1X indicated but maximum credits shown are 3; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

New Course STACKED: MIN F445 / F645 - Accidents, Emergency and Safety Management in Mines, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MIN F302; concurrent enrollment in MIN F454; or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: WLF / BIOL F6xx - Predictive Modeling, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include BIOL F271, STAT F200X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: WLF F6xx - Eco-Informatics, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include an undergraduate course in ecology or wildlife management; graduate standing, or permission of instructor;  letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

New Course: EDSC F443 / F643 - Technology Applications in Education II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include admission to the internship year, successful completion of EDSC F442 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered in spring, effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/23/2012]

New Course: CE F652C - Pre-Construction Contracts, 1 credit in a compressed 3-week format (4.5+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

New Course: CE F659A - Mentoring, 1 credit in a compressed 3-week format (4.5+0); no prerequisites; letter graded and not repeatable for additional credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 11/9/2012]

New Course: MBA F687 - Brand Management, 3 credits (3+0); special restriction of permission of the MBA director; letter graded; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/28/2013]

New Course: EE F647 - Data Compression, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ES F201 or CS F201 or equivalent; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering in spring 2014; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 2/9/2013]

New Course: BIOL F6xx - Advanced Immunology, 3 credits (3+0), prerequisites include BIOL F261, BIOL F360, and BIOL F465 or equivalent or permission of instructor; to be cross-listed as a Biochemistry course; letter-graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [3/8/2013]

New Course (Stacked): BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Introduction to Biology of Cancer, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BIOL F111X, BIOL F360 (formerly numbered F261) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall, effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course: MATH F614 - Numerical Linear Algebra, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MATH F314X or equivalent or permission of instructor; recommended courses include MATH F421 or MATH F401; letter graded; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years, first offering Fall 2015; effective upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

New Course (Stacked): BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Introduction to Biology of Cancer, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BIOL F111X, BIOL F360 (formerly numbered F261) or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered every fall, effective Fall 2013 if approved before May 2013. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Trial Course: PHYS F694 - Core Skills for Computational Science, 3 credits (credit distribution not provided, but lecture and lab hours indicated); prerequisites include graduate standing in physical sciences, experience with FORTRAN or C programming language or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered Fall 2013 if approved in time for the Registrar's Office. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Graduate Course Changes

Course Change: FISH / BIOL F650 - Fish Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution for (2+3) to (3+0); change frequency of offering from as demand warrants to spring of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2013.  Course is cross-listed as BIOL F650. [Posted 9/14/2012]

Course Change STACKED: ED F479 / F688 - Science Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/5/2012]

Course Change STACKED: ED F478 / F678 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); increase credits from 2 to 3 and change credit distribution to (2+0+3); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/5/2012]

Course Change STACKED: EDSE F422 / F622 - Curriculum and Strategies II: High Incidence, 3 credits (3+0+1); change frequency of offering to every fall, spring and summer; update course descriptions; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

Course Change: CHEM F474 - Neurochemistry, 3 credits (3+0); stack as CHEM F676; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Course Change: BIOL / CHEM F261 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology, 4 credits (3+3); change course title to "Cell and Molecular Biology"; reduce credits from 4 to 3 and change credit distribution to (3+0) removing the lab component; change course number and course level to F3xx for both BIOL and CHEM listings; change prerequisites by removing BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, and add prereq of BIOL F2xx - Principles of Genetics (currently BIOL F362, but change has been submitted); effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Course Change: EDSC F442 / F642 - Technology Applications in Education, 3 credits (3+0); change title to "Technology Applications in Education I"; change from 3 credits to 1 credit with a credit distribution change to (1+0); change prerequisites from admission to the "secondary post baccalaureate licensure program" to "Internship year" instead; change frequency of offering from spring to fall; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/23/2012]

Course Change (Stacked): ART F463 / F663 - Seminar in Art History, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change: ART F490 / F690 - Current Problems, 3 credits (3+0); make both stacked sections of the course repeatable based upon changed content; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Course Change (Stacked): PSY F469 / F669 - Health Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add Oral intensive designator (Format 6 submitted); update course description; remove junior standing from F469 prerequisites and add COMM F131X or COMM F141X; change frequency of offering to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2013]

Graduate New Programs

New Program: M.M. - Master of Music in Performance: proposal to replace the M.A. degree (but no corresponding Format 4 program deletion submitted); requires a total of 36 credits consisting of 8 credits from MUS F625, MUS F601, and MUS F632), 6 credits of MUS F698 Research, 14 credits of MUS F661 - Advanced Private Lessons,  4 credits of MUS F606 - Advanced Chamber Music, and 4 credits of MUS F606 - Advanced Chamber Music (large ensemble); effective Fall 2013 pending all approvals including Faculty Senate, Board of Regents, and NWCCU. [Posted 10/19/2012]

New Program: Graduate Certificate in Science Teaching and Outreach, submitted by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics; prerequisites to the program include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, admission to a graduate science or engineering degree program at UAF, or prior completion of a Master's degree or Ph.D. in the sciences or engineering; 12 required credits consisting of 6 credits from STO F666, STO F601, and STO F602 (new courses submitted for review); 4 credits of internship or practicum from STO F604 (new course submitted for review); and 1credit from STO F603 and an additional credit from three course options; effective Fall 2013 pending all approvals including Faculty Senate, Board of Regents, and NWCCU. [Posted 10/22/2012]

Graduate Program Changes

Program Elimination: M.A.T. Biology: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  No students are enrolled. 

Program Change:  M.S. - Marine Biology:  Changes to the field course requirement component for the degree and clarification of what the acceptable substitutions are for the MSL F651 Marine Biology Field Course; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 9/14/2012]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Elementary Education: add 1 credit each to ED F678 and ED F688 (stacked courses); change minimum credits required from 30 [should have been 31] to 33 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Program Change: Elementary Education - Elementary Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Change the Program Requirements reflect changes to the following courses: change credits of ED F468 from 6 to 4; add 1 credit to ED F414, F417, F467, F478/F678, F479/F688; and add new 1-credit course ED F479 - Assessment of Literacy Development; changing overall minimum credits required from 35 to 39 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Concentration areas of Language and Literacy, Cross Cultural Education, Secondary Education: add ED F620 - "Language, Literacy and Learning" as a required course for the Language and Literacy concentration of the M.Ed.; Add ED F682 - "Rethinking Multicultural Education" as a required course for the Cross Cultural Education concentration of the M.Ed. and change total credits of approved electives from 15 to 12; Add new (split) courses of EDSC F642A and F642 B to the Secondary Education requirement options; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/4/2012]

Program Change: B.S. / M.S. - Mechanical Engineering: Add 1-credit new course (ME F486 - Senior Design) to degree requirements; increase overall minimum credits from 151 to 152; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/7/2012]

Program Elimination: M.A.T. - Mathematics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  No students are enrolled. [Posted 10/7/2012]

Program Elimination: M.A.T. - Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. No students are currently enrolled. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Elimination: M.S. - General Science: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. No students are currently enrolled. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Elimination: M.S. - Space Physics: Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation. Currently, 1 student is enrolled. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Elimination: M.S. -Computational Physics:  Program review process identified this as a program for discontinuation.  Currently, 3 students are enrolled. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: M.S. and Ph.D. - Environmental Chemistry: updating catalog program description to show that GRE scores are required prior to admission; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: M.S. and Ph.D. - Geophysics: corrections to catalog program descriptions and course numbers; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/9/2012]

Program Change: M.S. - Physics: Change the degree requirements to incorporate two options: MS degree with Computational Physics option, and MS degree with Space Physics option; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/10/2012]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure toward M.Ed.: Remove the requirement for evidence of technology competence from the requirements of items for submission to the School (#6); reflect course changes to EDSC F442 (becoming two separate courses - F442/F642 and F443/F643 - paperwork has been submitted); reflect variable credit change to EDSC F472 from 3 credit to 3-9 credits; change minimum credits required from 31 to 31-37 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 10/12/2012]

Program Change: MS in Marine Biology: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to take the comprehensive exams; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/17/2013]

Program Change: PhD in Marine Biology:  Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to complete the qualifying exams; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/17/2013]

Program Change: MS in Oceanography: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to take the comprehensive exams; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/17/2013]

Program Change: PhD in Oceanography: Change minimum grade requirements for 600-level courses in the degree core from C (2.0) to B- (2.7) - for students to be able to complete the qualifying exams; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 1/17/2013]