Fall 2013 / Spring 2014 Review Cycle - Curriculum 10-Day Notices

The list below includes early arrivals received Spring 2013 that were being held for 2013-14 review cycle.

Trial Courses:

Trial course: COUN F694 - Ethnicity and Family Studies, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of COUN 666 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring, effective Spring 2014 upon approval.  (Also submitted as a new course.  [Posted 9/6/2013]

Trial course: PS F494 - Contemporary Political Philosophy, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PHIL F494; prerequisites include PS F101, upper division standing or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring, even numbered years; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/19/2013]

Trial course: SPAN F294 - Intermediate Spanish Reading (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of SPAN F102 or equivalent, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/19/2013]

Trial course: MSL F194 - Astrobiology: Planets, Oceans, and Life; 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/19/2013]

Trial course: FISH F394 - Fish Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F116X, CHEM F106X, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/19/2013]

Trial Course: CHEM F494 - Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 1 credit (.5+1.5); prerequisite of CHEM F321 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring semesters; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Trial Course: MSL F494 - Oceanography for Fisheries, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CHEM F105, PHYS F103, FISH F288, STAT F200X or permission of instructor; FISH F425 recommended; letter graded; first offering in spring 2014; then alternating falls beginning fall 2016; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Trial Course: MATH F194X - Preparation for Calculus, 4 credits (4+1); prerequisite of Accuplacer College Math score of at least 70 or placement into Calculus I; to be offered over three consecutive semesters as a trial course; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. (Also to be submitted to Core Review for approval of the "X" designation.) [Posted 10/5/2013]

Trial Course: CHEM F494 - Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 1 credit (.5+1.5); prerequisite of CHEM F321 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring semesters; effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Trial Course: CHEM F494 - Asymmetric Organic Synthesis, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of CHEM F322, and CHEM F202 or equivalent; minimum of C grade in the prerequisite courses; or permission of instructor; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, effective Spring 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Trial Course: FISH F194 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World; 3 credits (3+0); introductory course with no prerequisites; letter graded; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 01/03/2014]

Trial Course: MSL F394 - The Oceans and Global Change; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of one of the following courses: ATM F101X or ENVI F101 or GEOG F111X or GEOS F100X or MSL F111X or MSL F211; letter graded; to be offered fall of even years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 01/03/2014]

Trial Course: GENR F294 - Academic Recovery, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, however course is mainly for students who've already entered UAF and encountered academic difficulty; letter graded; to be offered every semester if successful as a trial course; first offering Fall 2014. [Posted 1/16/2014]

Trial Course: SOC F394 - Family Violence, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include SOC F100X or ANTH F100X; ENGL F111X; or permission of instructor; letter graded; first offering Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 1/23/2014]

Trial Course: BIOL F194 - Biological Sciences Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); no prerequisites; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/20/2014]

Trial Course: BIOL F394 - Exercise Physiology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X; or BIOL F310; or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/20/2014]

Trial Course: CHEM F294 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include CHEM F212 or CHEM F321 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/27/2014]

Trial Course: CHEM F694 - Chemical Research Mentoring, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisite of graduate standing; letter graded; students mentor undergraduates who are taking CHEM F294 course; course intended for repeatability three times for maximum 6 credits; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/6/2014]

Undergraduate New Courses

New Course: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]

New Course: ART F271 - Beginning Computer Art (h), 3 credits (1+4); prerequisite of ART F161 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

New Course: FISH F102 - Fact or Fishin': Case Studies in Fisheries, 1 credit (1+0); course restricted to first-year students or permission of instructor; letter graded; offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/6/2013]

New Course: FISH F103 - The Harvest of the Sea, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of FISH F101 and FISH F102 or permission of instructor; letter graded; offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/6/2013]

New Course: PS F414 - Contemporary Political Philosophy, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed as PHIL F414; prerequisites include PS F101 and upper division standing, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; first offering spring 2016; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: FISH F340 - Seafood Business, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of FISH F261 or permission of instructor; letter graded, to be offered each fall, effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Course Change: MSL F660 - Chemical Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); create stacked version of this course at undergraduate level: MSL F461; prerequisites include upper division standing, general chemistry and biology; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: RECR F160M - Advanced Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisites include RECR F140M or RECR F140N or permission of instructor; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: RECR F160F - Introduction to Mountaineering, 2 credits with (0+3) credit distribution according to submission; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: PHYS F351 - Thermal Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F212, PHYS F220, PHYS F301, PHYS F341, or permission of instruction; letter graded; to be offered in spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: PHYS F451 - Statistical Physics, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include PHYS F213, PHYS F220; PHYS F301, PHYS F341, PHYS F342, PHYS F393, PHYS F421, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: CS F482 - Simulations in Computer Graphics, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of CS F381 and PHYS F212; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years - first offering Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: MSL F440 - Oceanography for Fisheries, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CHEM F105, PHYS F103, FISH F288, STAT F200X or permission of instructor; FISH F425 recommended; letter graded; to be offered alternating falls beginning fall 2016; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. (Also a Trial Course submitted for Spring 2014.) [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: RECR F130V - Beginning Swing Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed as THR F130V; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: RECR F170Q - Introduction to Dog Mushing, 1 credit (0+3); graded Pass / Fail; prerequisite of enrollment with the Black Spruce Dog Sledding business; offered over 4 weeks - but syllabus states course meets 2x week for 2 weeks with weekend experience;   to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: ENVI F121 - Building Ventilation and Energy, 1 credit (1+0) compressed into three days; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Course: ENVI F122 - Energy Efficient Building Design and Simulation, 1 credit (1+0) compressed into three days; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Course: ENVI F150 - Viewpoints in Environmental Studies, 1 credit (1+0) to be offered in various formats including compressed time-frames; repeatable up to 10 times for a total of 10 credits - or a maximum of 3 credits for use toward a certificate or degree program; no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Course: ENVI F250 - Current Topics in Environmental Studies, 1-3 credits (1-3+0) offered in a variety of modes in a variety of compressed formats; prerequisites include ENVI F101, ENGL F111X, a 100-level science course, or permission of instructor; repeatable up to 9 times for a total of 9 credits - or a maximum of 3 credits for use toward a certificate or degree program; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Course: NRM F111 - Introduction to Sustainability Science, 3 credits (3+0); new course to be required for revised BS - NRM; prerequisite of NRM F101; letter graded; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Course: NRM F210 - Principles of Sustainable Agriculture, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of a college-level biology course; course will be part of degree requirements; letter graded; to be offered every fall semester; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/29/2013]

New Course: HSEM F405 - Contemporary Topics in Emergency Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded and repeatable based upon changed content;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/29/2013]

New Course: HSEM F406 - Contemporary Topics in Homeland Security; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course is letter graded and repeatable based upon changed content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/29/2013]

New Course: ECON F327 - Intermediate Econometrics for Forecasting and Business, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include AIS F101 or equivalent; STAT F200X or ECON F227; or permission of instructor; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/29/2013]

New Course: RECR F130Y - Beginning Tap Dance, 1 credit (0+3); no prerequisites required; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 11/8/2013]

New Course: ANTH F314 - The Archaeology of the Cavemen (s), 3 credits (3+0); "W" designator requested simultaneously via Format 7 form; prerequisites include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/11/2014]

New Course: FIRE F220 - Emergency Services Safety, Health and Survival, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F101, FIRE F131, FIRE F133, FIRE F135, and FIRE F137 or permission of instructor; no grading specified on form but letter grading shown in syllabus; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/11/2014]

New Course: ANTH / LING F435 O - Political Media and Discourses of the American Right; format 6 submitted for Oral - Public (small) designation; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or instructor's permission; to be stacked as ANTH / LING F635; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approvals. [Posted 2/12/2014]

New Course: RECR F180B - Introduction to Expedition Kayaking, 1 credit (0+3); course taught over two weekends; special restriction of ability to paddle kayak 5-9 hours / day and carry gear; no prerequisites; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.
[Posted 2/14/2014]

New Course: RECR F180A - Expedition Rock Climbing, 1 credit (0+3); course taught over 3+ days; prerequisites include RECR F140H or RECR F140J (Beginning, and Intermediate Rock Climbing) or permission of instructor; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/14/2014]

New Course: RECR F170J - Introduction to Arctic Backpacking; 1 credit (0+3); course taught over 1 week+; no prerequisites; special restriction of physical condition to carry 40 lb backpack over tundra for one week; Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/14/2014]

New Course: EDSE / PSY F448 stacked as EDSE / PSY F648 - Understanding FASD: Diagnosis, Intervention and Strategies, 3 credits (3+0); asynchronous, online only course; no prerequisites except graduate standing for F648; letter graded; to be offered spring and summer, first offering Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/13/2014]

New Course: FISH F110 - Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X is noted on syllabus (but not Format 1); letter graded; to be offered each fall; first offering Fall 2015 upon approval. [Posted 4/16/2014]

Graduate New Courses

New Course: COUN F667 - Ethnicity and Family Studies, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of COUN F666 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring semesters; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/6/2013]

New Course: FISH F681 - The North Pacific Fishery Management Council: A Case Study; 2 credits (1+0+1); proposal states Lecture 4 days X 5 hours = 20 hours (1.5 credit) plus practicum of 40 hours (.5 credit); prerequisite of permission of the instructors; restriction that students must attend in person; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered summer; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

New Course: FISH F676 - Aquatic Food Web Ecology, 3 credits (2+3); to be cross-listed as MSL F676; prerequisite of FISH F425 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: EE F648 - VLSI Design, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of EE F343 or equivalent; letter graded; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years, first offering in spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: CE F660A - Project Management Boot Camp, 1 credit (1+0); compressed to three weeks with two 2.25 hr. lectures per week delived face-to-face or via video conference; prerequisite of permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

New Course: MATH F6xx - Topics in Geometry, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded; course may be repeated for credit one time for a total of six credits due to variable content; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/18/2013]

New Course: ANTH / LING F435 O - Political Media and Discourses of the American Right; format 6 submitted for Oral - Public (small) designation; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or instructor's permission; to be stacked as ANTH / LING F635; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approvals. [Posted 2/12/2014]

New Course: CE F660B - Construction Project Management - Planning Phase, 1 credit (1+0); delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisite of ESM F450 or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2014]

New Course: CE F660C - Construction Project Management - Design Phase, 1 credit (1+0); delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisites include ESM F450 and CE F660B, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2014]

New Course: CE F660D - Construction Project Management - Construction Phase, 1 credit (1+0);  delivered as one 3-hr. lecture over 5 weeks via classroom or video-conferencing; prerequisites include ESM F450 and CE F660B, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2014]

New Course: EDSE / PSY F448 stacked as EDSE / PSY F648 - Understanding FASD: Diagnosis, Intervention and Strategies, 3 credits (3+0); asynchronous, online only course; no prerequisites except graduate standing for F648; letter graded; to be offered spring and summer, first offering Spring 2015; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/13/2014]

Undergraduate Course Changes

Course Change: ART F371 O - Digital Photography and Pixel Painting (h), 3 credits (1+4); course is already cross-listed as JRN F371 and FLM F371; change title to "Digital Imaging"; add to the existing prerequisites the following: ART F161 or ART F284 or FLM F290 or JRN F204 or JRN F290, or permission of instructor; add Humanities designation (h); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Course Change: MSL F660 - Chemical Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); create stacked version of this course at undergraduate level: MSL F461; prerequisites include upper division standing, general chemistry and biology; letter graded; to be offered spring; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Course Drop: CHEM F313 - Chemical Analysis of Dynamic Systems, 2 credits (1+4); course material has been integrated into CHEM F212; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.  [Posted 9/27/2013]

Course Change: PS F475 - Internship in Public Affairs, 3 credits (3+0) - distribution submitted; course will now include 10 hours/week of internship (140 hours per semester); course is repeatable for maximum of 12 credits; addition of (s) designation; to be offered in fall or spring semesters; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Course Change: THR F245 - Stage and Film Production Management (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Stage Management (h) and remove the cross-listing with FLM F245 (course will be dropped from the Film program); effective Fall 2014 upon approval.  [Posted 10/5/2013]

Course Drop: BIOL F303 - Principles of Biochemistry and Metabolism, 4 credits (3+3); course has not been taught in several years; the course-drop paperwork was inadertently forgotten last year with the extensive program changes; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Course Change: ANS F420 - Alaska Native Education (s), 3 credits (3+0); crosslisted with ED F420 and stacked as ED F606; add requirement of junior standing to the 400-level, and requirement of graduate standing to the 600-level; change frequency of offering for ANS F420; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: FISH F412 - Human-Environment Research Methods, 3 credits (3+0); change prerequisites to remove FISH F411, change "junior or senior standing" to "upper level standing", and add COMM F131X or COMM F141X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X to the prerequisites; add stacked level of FISH / ANTH F612 (submitted to GAAC); change frequency of offering from spring to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: NRM F340 - Natural Resources Measurement and Inventory, 3 credits (2+3); change from upper division to lower division, and change course number to F240; change prerequisite from junior standing to sophomore standing; effective Fall 2014. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: NRM F375 - Forest Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Natural Resources Ecology; revise course description; change prerequisites by removing NRM F251 and adding NRM F240; course will be part of program degree requirements for the BS - NRM: effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: GEOG F489 W - Senior Practicum: Field Studies in Landscape Analysis and Climate Change; 4 credits (3+3); change to 3 credits (3+0); change title to Research Design, Writing, and Presentation Methods; change course number from F489 to F483 instead (retaining W); remove GEOG F437 and GEOS F378 from prerequisites; change senior standing to "junior standing in Geography or Natural Resources Management" and add "at least one writing intensive course designated (W)" to prerequisites; apply changes simultaneously to the cross-listing with NRM; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: NRM F465 - Survey Research in Natural Resources Management, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F366; change frequency of offering from "spring even-numbered years" to "spring"; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: NRM F215 - Plant Propagation, 3 credits (2+3); split the course into three 1-credit modules: NRM F150 - Plant Propagation: I. Seeds and Seed Germination (1+0); NRM F151 - Plant Propagation: II. Vegetative Propagation (1+0); and NRM F152 - Plant Propagation Practicum (0+0+3); prerequisite to NRM F150 and F151 is high school biology; and prerequisites to NRM F152 include NRM F150 and 151 or concurrent enrollment; each letter graded; each to be delivered via distance delivery synchronously and asynchronously; courses to be offered fall, spring and summer; effective in Summer 2014.  (A format 2 form has been received for each of the three modules.) [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: BIOL / WLF F485 - Global Change Biology, 3 credits (3+0); Format 7 submitted for "W" designator; addition of ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor, to prerequisites; change frequency of offering to each fall; update course description; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/31/2013]

Course Change: PLS F299 - Paralegal Internship, 3 credits (3+0); correct the credit distribution from (3+0) to (0+0+10); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 11/23/2013]

Course Change: HLTH F114 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, 4 credits (3+3); remove lab from course and change credit distribution to (4+0) in order to make course applicable to the Health Care Reimbursement Program; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/14/2014]

Course Drop: HONR F241 - Honors Viewpoints of Humanity I, 3 credits (3+0); the course has not been taught in more than 10 years and is no longer a requirement for Honors students; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/20/2014]

Course Drop: HONR F242 - Honors Viewpoints of Humanity II, 3 credits (3+0); the course has not been taught in more than 10 years and is no longer a requirement for Honors students; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/20/2014]

Course Change: RD F100 - College Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change from 1 credit to 3 credits (3+0); update course description; effective Fall 2014 or 2015 pending actual approval date. [Posted 3/6/2014]

Graduate Course Changes

Course Change: BIOL F615 - Systematic and Comparative Biology, 3 credits (3+0); add a laboratory to the course and change the number of credits to 4 (3+3); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Course Change: FISH F411 - Human Dimensions of Environmental Systems, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked course FISH F611; prerequisites of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Course Change: ANS F420 - Alaska Native Education (s), 3 credits (3+0); crosslisted with ED F420 and stacked as ED F606; add requirement of junior standing to the 400-level, and requirement of graduate standing to the 600-level; change frequency of offering for ANS F420; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: FISH F412 - Human-Environment Research Methods, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked level ofFISH / ANTH F612; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; change frequency of offering from spring to fall of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Course Change: NRM F641 - Natural Resource Applications of Remote Sensing, 4 credits (3+3); change number of credits from 4 to 3, removing lab component of the course, and change credit distribution to (3+0); change mode of delivery from lecture / lab to web-based only; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 11/3/2013]

Course Change: ANTH F415 - Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy, 3 credits (2+3); add graduate-level stacking - F615; change credit distribution from (2+3) to (3+2); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 11/11/2013]

Course Drop: NRM F634 - Resource Management in Developing Countries, 2 credits (2+0); very low demand for the course; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/8/2014]

Core Course Requests:

Request for "W": BIOL F485 - Global Change Biology, 3 credits (3+0); add writing intensive designator to course; current prerequisites include BIOL F371; CHEM F105X; CHEM F106X; cross-listed as WLF F485; Format 2 indicates the following courses are to be added as prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/31/2013]

Request for "W": ANTH F314 - The Archaeology of the Cavemen (s), 3 credits (3+0); "W" designator requested simultaneously via Format 7 form; prerequisites include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter graded; to be offered spring of odd numbered years; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/11/2014]

Request for "O": ANTH / LING F435 - Political Media and Discourses of the American Right, 3 credits (3+0); Public (small class) Oral designation requested; prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, or permission of instructor; description of recommended coursework included; new stacked course paperwork simultaneously submitted; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 2/12/2014]

Request for "W": GEOS F309 - Tectonics, 3 credits (3+0); add prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; written work in course requires >50% written work and includes instructor feedback and personal conferences; effective Fall 2015 upon approval.  Deadline missed for Fall 2014.

Undergraduate Program Changes

Program Change: Minor - Art: Add new course Art F271, reflect course title change to ART F472, and remove ART F371 O from the requirements; effective  Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: BA - Art: Add new course Art F271 to elective options, and remove ART F371 O from the elective options; effective  Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: BFA - Art: Add new course Art F271 to course requirements, and remove ART F371 O; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: OE - Entry Level Welder:  change program name to "Welder, Entry Level" to facilitate finding the program in the Catalog; add WMT F150 to required courses; increase total credits from 21 to 24 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: BA - Fisheries: add option of ENGL F414 W to requirements; add two new courses - FISH F102 and FISH F103; add FISH F487 W O as a capstone course; add GEOG F312 or SOC F440 as options to FISH F411; add degree concentrations of Fisheries Business and Social Science, and Rural and Community Development; add new course FISH F340 to the Fisheries Business and Social Science concentration; reduce total credits required from 125 to 121 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: BS - Fisheries Science: Add two new courses - FISH F102 and FISH F103 to the degree requirements; add existing course FISH F261 to requirements;  remove FISH F301 - Biology of Fishes which is not taught; and reduce additional science electives from 15 credits to 9 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: Minor in Marine Science: reallocate elective credits from 6 (MSL only) and 2 (MSL or other department) to 3 (MSL only) and 5 (MSL or other department); remove elective course FISH F301 which is no longer offered; add elective options from MSL and other departments; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Program Change: BS - Physics: Remove PHYS F313 (4 credits) which is being replaced with two new courses (submitted) - PHYS F351 and PHYS F451 (2 credits each); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Program Change: BA - Theatre: Update program requirements to reflect title change and removal of cross-listing of THR F245 (Format 2 submitted); correct Directing concentration so that 18 credits are required; correct course listing for THR F347O under Performance concentration; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2013]

Program Change: BA - Social Work: update program description to reflect that gerontology minor is no longer offered; include statement of student learning outcomes in program description; add SWK F440 to required courses listing; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: BA - Music: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect   changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: BM - Music Education: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: BM - Performance: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: Minor - Music: Update the listing of courses required for the degree program to reflect changes to courses (submitted via minor course change forms); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Change language under the program heading "Application Review Process" to reflect a new deadline date being added for spring admissions; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: BA - Elementary Education: Update degree requirements to show the ECON crosslisting with PS F100X, and remove course options of GEOG F203 and JRN F308; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: Minor - Elementary Education: Remove EDSE F482 from course requirements, and add EDSE F316; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [10/6/2013]

Program Change: BA and BS - Geography: Update the program description; list NRM F303X as a core requirement for both BA and BS; update course options with addition of new courses; remove courses no longer being offered; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Program Change: BS - Natural Resources Management: Reduce overall credits required for the degree from 130 to 120; remove the three concentration areas from the degree program; revise the core major requirements (adding two new required courses and reflecting course changes to four required courses, also submitted);  effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

Program Change: Minor - Paralegal Studies: Change total number of credits required for the minor from 18 credits to 15 credits by lowering total number of required elective credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/11/2013]

Program Change: BEM - Emergency Management:  Add concentrations of "Homeland Security" and "Emergency Management" each requiring six credits of one of two new Contemporary Topics courses; removal of BA F343 and ED F486 O/2 from list of course options; addition of any URSA course, any HSEM course, STAT F200X, PSY/SOC F250; JUST F222, PS F203, BA F330 and GEOS F380 to list of course options; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/29/2013]

Program Change: BA - Anthropology: Replace course requirement of LING F101 with ANTH / LING F223; effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline. [Posted 2/11/2014]

Program Change: Minor in Anthropology: Replace course requirement of ANTH F320 W with ANTH F223; effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline. [Posted 2/11/2014]

Program Change: BS - Anthropology: Replace option of LING F101 with ANTH F223 in list of course requirements; effective Fall 2014 if approved by Catalog deadline. [Posted 2/11/2014]

Program Change: AAS - Emergency Services:  Change the program name from "Emergency Services" to "Fire Science" since Paramedicine and Law Enforcement no longer reside within the program; reduce confusion in trying to locate concentrations of Municipal Fire Control and Wildland Fire Control. [Posted 2/27/2014]

Program Change: BA - Alaska Native Studies: Clarify that a minor is required and provide information of options for fulfilling the minor; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 3/5/2014]

Program Change: Minor - Rural Development:  Change requirement of RD F300 so that another 300-level (or above) RD course may be used with advisor approval; reduce overall required credits from 18 to 15 credits; effective Fall 2014 upon approval.[Posted 3/5/2014]

Program Change: Bachelor of Business Administration: Remove STAT F200X from the BBA core requirements; add HSEM F445 W, O/2 to the Common Body of Knowledge requirements; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Posted 4/4/2014]

Program Change: BA, BBA - Economics: For the BA remove STAT F200X from requirements and replace it with ECON F327 (new approved course); for the BBA, add ECON F327 to requirements and remove BA F460 O; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Posted 4/4/2014]

Program Change: BBA - Accounting: Remove HSEM F445 W, O/2 from the Accounting BBA requirements since it is now a course required in the Common Body of Knowledge for the BBA; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Posted 4/4/2014]

Program Change: Minor in Marketing: Remove STAT F200X as an option in the requirements; add ECON F227 to the available options; effective Fall 2015 upon approval. [Posted 4/4/2014]

Graduate Program Changes

Program Change: PhD - Natural Resources and Sustainability: increase credit requirements from 18 to 26 credits total (of which 18 are thesis credits); modify application requirements; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. Submission received late spring 2013 and held for this cycle. [Posted 9/6/2013]

Program Change: MS and PhD - Geophysics: add language to clarify the minimum required credits for the degrees; require MATH F302 for MS degree (removing it from recommended courses); remove GEOS F434/F634 and GEOS F484/F684 and ATM F413 from Remote Sensing concentration options; for the PhD clarify number of credits required from the MS coursework, add MATH F421 to Mathematical Methods coursework; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 9/27/2013]

Program Change: MA - Northern Studies: Addition of a new concentration, Arctic Policy, to the degree program; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

Program Change: MA and MS - Chemistry:  Update the MA degree requirements; change the MS degree requirements to require the GRE test, and add the concentrations of Biochemistry and Neuroscience, and Environmental Chemistry to the MS degree listing; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

Program Change: MS and PhD - Environmental Chemistry: Remove the MS degree listing (which is being moved to the Chemistry MS as a concentration by means of a related Format 5 form); effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

Program Change: MS and PhD - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: change the program name to Biochemistry and Neuroscience; increase core degree course options from 3 to 5 (adding CHEM F675 and CHEM F670); remove the MS degree listing (which is being moved to the Chemisty MS as a concentration by means of a related Format 5 form); update PhD requirements to show the biochemistry concentration and update the neuroscience concentration; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program toward M.Ed., Secondary Education: Change language under the program heading "Application Review Process" to reflect a new deadline date being added for spring admissions; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2013]

Program Change: PhD - Mathematics: Modification of degree program requirements in accordance with the revitalization proposal approved by Provost in Spring 2013.  Effective Fall 2014 upon approval by March 1, 2014. [Posted 01/03/2014]

New Programs - Undergraduate and Graduate

New Program: M.M. - Master of Music in Performance: 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 2014 pending all approvals including Faculty Senate, Board of Regents, and NWCCU. [Posted 9/26/2013]

New Minor: Leadership: 15 credits comprised of two 6-credit courses with LEAD/BA/HSEM options; and 9 credits chosen from one of six "tracks" including Business Administration, Military Science, STEM, Political Science, Liberal Arts, or Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness; effective Fall 2014 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2013]

New Program: Graduate Certificate in Resiliance and Adaptation: 12 required credits comprised of 9 credits of core courses (BIOL/NRM F616; ANTH F616; ECON F616; NRM F647; BIOL F649) and 3 credits of approved electives; effective Fall 2014 pending approvals of FS, BOR and NWCCU. [Posted 1/15/2014]

New Minor: Forest Management: 16 credits comprised of courses not counting toward major, including NRM F240; NRM F251, NRM F370, NRM F375 or BIOL F371, NRM F440, NRM F450, NRM F452, and NRM F453; effective Fall 2014 or Fall 2015 depending upon approval. [Posted 3/26/2014]

Program Deletions - Undergraduate and Graduate

Program Deletion: Master of Arts in Music: the program is proposed to be eliminated as the department is restructuring its graduate degree program.  Effective date will depend upon GAAC, Faculty Senate and BOR actions.  [Posted 9/26/2013

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