10-Day Reviews

Note: Committees are reviewing curriculum for the NEXT (future) academic year. With the exception of trial courses, curriculum approved in the current cycle is effective the next academic year.

Trial Courses:

Trial Course(s) for Spring 2017: ART F394 and ART F494 - Intermediate / Advanced 3-D Figure Studies in Multi-Media, 3 credits (1+4); prerequesites for F394 are ART F211 or ART F163; and prerequisites for F494 are ART F311 or ART F394; letter-graded; first offering in spring 2017; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/09/2015]

Trial Course (Fall 2016): BIOL F194 - Behavioral Neuroscience Research, 1 credit (.5+1.5); eLearning online delivery; previously offered as a special topics online; restrictions include high school diploma, or junior or senior standing in high school with cumulative and science GPA of at least 3.0, with biology and chemistry course grades of at least 3.0, or permission of instructor; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered fall and spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 11/12/2015]

Trial Course: BIOL F394 - Behavioral Neuroscience Research, 3 credits (1+6); online course with prerequisite of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor, and ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter-graded; to be offered in fall and spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  [Received and posted on 02/02/2016]

Trial Course: BIOL F494 - The Human Microbiome, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include BIOL F260 and STAT F200X; letter graded; to be offered fall of even years; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 04/07/2016]

Trial Course: BIOL / WLF F694 - Decision Analysis for Conservation, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered spring of even-numbered years; effective Spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 09/04/2015]

Trial Course: DEVE F094 - Basic Writing and Reading, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of appropriate placement scores; grade of C or higher qualifies students for DEVE F194 course; letter-graded; to be first offered spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/30/2015]

Trial Course: DEVE F194 - Writing and Reading Strategies, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisites are appropriate placement scores, or C or higher in DEVE F094 or DEVE F060 or DEVS F052; letter-graded; to be first offered spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/30/2015]

WITHDRAWN - Trial Course: FISH F494 - Salmon and Society, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; F200-level course in cultural anthropology, sociology or political science; FISH F288 or BIOL F288; or instructor's permission; course will be offered via distance; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 8/27/2015] WITHDRAWN

Trial Course: ME F494 - Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ES F331; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 9/18/2015]

Trial Course: MSL F394 - Field Techniques in Marine Science, 3 credits (10+16+14); MAYmester course for 2016; prerequisites of MSL F212 and MSL F213; letter-graded; course augments the Minor in Marine Science; effective for MAYmester upon approval. [Posted 08/21/2015]

Trial Course: MSL F494 - Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include undergraduate course in genetics or evolution (e.g. BIOL F260, BIOL F433, BIOL F445 or BIOL F481, or equivalent, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered Spring 2016 upon approval. [Posted 8/27/2015]

Undergraduate New Courses:

New Course: ANTH F2xx - Language in Culture and Communication (s), 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as LING F2xx; prerequisites include ANTH F100X, or ANTH F101, or ANTH F215, or SOC F100X, or LING F101, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years or as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/11/2015]

New Course: ART F4xx / F6xx - Professional Practices (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for 4xx: junior standing or permission of instructor; prerequisite for 6xx: second or third year MFA student or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 03/24/2016]

New Course: ASLG F240 - ASL Literature; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of ENGL F111X and ASLG F202 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants, effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: ASLG F260 - ASL Lab, 1 credit (0+3); requires concurrent enrollment or completion of ASLG F202; graded Pass/Fail; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted on 02/02/2016]

New Course: BIOL F3xx - Medical Physiology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, or BIOL F213X and BIOL F214X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered spring as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  [To be an elective course option in the BA and BS in Biological Sciences.] [Posted 10/21/2015]

New Course: CE F437 - Design of Engineered Systems I, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include CE senior standing and COMM F131X or COMM F141X, and ENGL F111X, ENLG F211X or ENGL F213X; course will be a degree requirement (Format 5 submitted); to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/7/2015]

New Course: CE F471 - Field Practicum, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of senior standing in CEE program or permission of instructor; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered each fall; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/7/2015]

New Course: CHEM F111X - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry of the Arctic, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisite of "completion of DEVM F105 or placement in higher"; under review at Core for "X"; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: CHEM F288 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisite of CHEM F212 or CHEM F321, or instructor's permission; letter graded; previously offered as trial course in spring '15; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/1/2015]

New Course: COMM F485 - Communication Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of any 100-level course or permission of instructor; eLearning mode of delivery specified; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 2/17/2016]

New Course: DEVM F054A - Modularized Mastery Math (M-Cubed): Prealgebra Module A, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of appropriate ALEKS placement test scores and required permission of instructor; letter grades; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2016. (Course paperwork shows first offering as summer 2016, if possible.  It will be be dependent upon Registrar's Office - otherwise will have to be a special topics.) [Posted 10/02/2015]

New Course: DEVM F054B - Modularized Mastery Math (M-Cubed): Prealgebra Module B, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of Grade of B or better in DEVM F054A or appropriate ALEKS PPL placement test scores; instructor's permission required;  letter grades; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2016. (Course paperwork shows first offering as summer 2016, if possible.  It will be be dependent upon Registrar's Office - otherwise will have to be a special topics.) [Posted 10/05/2015]

New Course: DEVM F054C - Modularized Mastery Math (M-Cubed): Prealgebra Module C, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of Grade of B or better in DEVM F054B or appropriate ALEKS PPL placement test scores; instructor's permission required; letter grades; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2016. (Course paperwork shows first offering as summer 2016, if possible.  It will be be dependent upon Registrar's Office - otherwise will have to be a special topics.) [Posted 10/05/2015]

New Course: DEVM F068 - Math Essentials, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of appropriate placement test scores; to be offered as class lecture or via synchronous and asynchronous distance delivery; letter graded; to be offered every semester; effective fall 2016 upon approval.   (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible.  The soonest effective date might be summer 2016 if Registrar's Office allows it.) [Posted 10/02/2015]

New Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation, 1 credit (.5+3); to be offered annually as a Maymester course (seeking a permanent course number for regular offering and Catalog listing); prerequisite for undergrad level is BIOL F213 or BIOL F214 or BIOL F310 or permission of instructor; prerequisite for graduate level is good standing in veterinary program; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Posted 2/16/2016]

New Course: ECE F345 - Seminar on Screening, Assessment and Data Collection Tools, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of "ECE F211X" or "ECE F213X" noted on on Section 10 of Format 1 form tho' Section 14 shows "ENGL F211X or 213X", but noted on the syllabus are "ENGL 212S, 213X or Approval of Program"; course modes include distance delivered cross-regional audio or face-to-face; no textbook required; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: ENGL F2xx - Introduction to Creative Writing (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.  Related to #63-UNP - new Minor in Creative Writing. [Received and posted on 2/22/2016]

New Course: ENGL F433 - Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Language, Literature, and Culture (h), 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as WGS F433; prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or instructor's permission; repeatable one time for a maximum of 6 credits based upon different subject matter in each iteration; letter-graded; to be offered in fall of even years, first offering fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 9/21/2015]

New Course: ENVI F111 - Introduction to Water Quality II: Monitoring and Assessment; 1 credit; to be offered in various formats including compressed 3-day format; prerequisite of ENVI 110; letter-graded; to be offered in spring as demand warrants; effective Spring 2017 upon approval. Course is required for new proposed OE: Surface Water Quality (not received at FS office yet). [Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: ENVI F112 - Introduction to Water Quality III: Data Quality Assurance; 1 credit; to be offered in various formats including compressed 3-day format; prerequisite of ENVI 111 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring as demand warrants; effective Spring 2017 upon approval. Course is required for new proposed OE: Surface Water Quality (not received at FS office yet). [Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: FLM F481 - Special Topics in Film Production, 1-6 credits (2+2+0); no prerequisites; repeatable 6 times for a maximum of 12 credits; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  WILL BE FLPA course subject code, not FLM.  [Posted 10/28/2015] 

New Course: FLPA F247 - Introduction to Production Design (h), 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, but FLPA F215 and FLPA F241 are recommended; letter-graded; required for BA in Film and Performing Arts; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted 2/17/2016]

New Course: FLPA F403 - Practicum in Film Production: FRAME, 3-6 credits (1+0+4); prerequisites include FLPA F271, FLPA F231, FLPA F290, or permission of instructor; course is repeatable 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted 2/17/2016]

New Course: GENR F201 - Academic Recovery, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites, but enrollment encouraged for students on academic probation or disqualification; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Posted on 04/04/2016]

New Course: GEOG / GEOS F478 / F678 - Ice Age Alaska, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for undergrad level is senor standing in Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Geography, Geoscience, or Northern Studies; for graduate level the prerequisite is graduate standing in one of the fields named above or Oceanography or Atmospheric Science or instructor's permission; to be offered fall of even years; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F402 - Incident Command for Emergency Medical Services, 3 credits (3+0); course description contains different title of "Incident Comand and Management"; prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instruction; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F403 - Public Health in Emergencies, 3 credits (3+0); course description title is "Public Health Emergencies"; prerequisite of HSEM F301 or permission of instructor; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F404 - Public Safety Instructional Methods, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F415 - Cyber Domain in the 21st Century, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites required; course will be taught online but lecture noted on Format 1; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F416 - Cyber Security Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F417 - Cyber Security Resiliency, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: HSEM F418 - Cybercrime, Fraud, and Law, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HSEM F301 or instructor permission; course to be taught as a hybrid online / in-class format; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: JUST F490 - Capstone: Seminar in Critical Issues in Criminal Justice (s), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of senior standing; seminar is online and one week long; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

New Course: JUST F498 - Research Project, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; and PS / ECON F100X or JUST F110; letter-graded; Blackboard delivery; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

New Course: MATH F230X - Calculus Essentials with Applications, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MATH F122X or MATH F151X or MATH F156X or placement; credit cannot be earned for both MATH F230X and MATH F251X; MATH F230X cannot serve as a prerequisite for MATH F252X; Core "X" designation requested (submitted to Core Review simultaneously); letter-graded; to be each semester; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/10/2015]

New Course: MSL F499 - Senior Thesis, 3 credits (0+0+9); prerequisite of Fisheries and Ocean Science major with Ocean Science concentration and senior standing with GPA of 3.2 or higher; permission of a Fisheries and Ocean Sciences faculty mentor; recommended courses include MSL F450 or MSL F456 and STATE F401 or STAT F402; course is part of capstone requirement for the new Ocean Sciences concentration in the BS program (see Format 5 also submitted); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted on 03/03/2016]

New Course: PHYS F400 - Capstone Project, 0 credits; prerequisites of PHYS F220, PHYS F301, or permission of instructor; Pass / Fail grade; offered spring, fall and summer; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted on 02/02/2016]

New Course: RECR F150N - Beginning Japanese Iaido and Swordsmanship; 1 credit (0+3); graded Pass / Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: SWK F390 - Trauma and Wellness: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives; 3 credits (3+0); to be offered during summer session or via eLearning or traditional lecture; no prerequisites; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/11/2015]

New Course: TM F102 - Essentials of Tribal Government, 1 credit (1+0); compressed / intensive lecture format; may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.) [Posted 10/6/2015]

New Course: TM F103 - Introduction to Tribal Administration, 1 credit (1+0); 3-day intensive lecture format; may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.) [Posted 10/6/2015]

New Course: TM F139 - Elected Officials Management for Rural Utilities, 2 credits (2+0); intensive lecture format comprised of 32 hours over 5 days with audio follow-up; graded Pass/Fail; no prerequisites, but TM F130 is recommended; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible - unless offered as a special topics in spring.) [Posted 10/6/2015]

New Course: WRTG F080 - Basic Reading & Writing, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of appropriate placement scores; letter graded; to be offered fall, summer and spring as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible (unless offered as a special topics in spring.) [Posted 10/05/2015]

New Course: WRTG F090 - Writing & Reading Strategies, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisites include appropriate placement test scores, or C or higher in WRTG F080, or DEVE F060 and DEVS F052; letter graded; to be offered spring, fall and summer as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  (Course paperwork shows first offering as spring 2016 - this is not possible.  The soonest effective date might be summer 2016 if Registrar's Office allows it.) [Posted 10/02/2015]

New Course: WRTG F110 - Introduction to College Writing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include C or better in WRTG F090, or appropriate placement test scores; letter graded; to be offered fall, spring, summer as demand warrants; effective Fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/12/2015]

Undergraduate Course Changes:

Course Change: ATM F615 - Cloud Physics, 3 credits (3+0); create stacked level (ATM F415) to existing course; prerequisite / co-requisite of ATM F401; letter-graded; offered spring of even years; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/2/2015]

Course Change: BIOL F460 - Principles of Virology, 3 credits (3+0); add BIOL F360 as an option to the undergrad prerequisites (BIOL F342 currently required); add stacked 600-level (under review at GAAC); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/21/2015]

Course Change: BIOL F466 - Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, 3 credits (1.5+4.5); change credit distribution to (2+4); make course (and research project) an option for fulfilling the degree program capstone; effective upon approval. [Received and posted on 05/11/2016]

Core-W-Removal:  BIOL / CHEM F455 - Environmental Toxicology, 3 credits (3+0); request to remove the Writing intensive W designation; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/21/2015]

Course Change: CE F406 - Traffic Engineering, 3 credits (2+3); stack as CE F606 (at GAAC, #14-GCCh.); prerequisite changed from CE F405 to CE F302, or permission of instructor; graduate level to be differentiated by a project with weekly reports, leading and giving paper discussions, and project presentations; offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/12/2015]

Course Change: CE F663 - Groundwater Dynamics, 3 credits (3+0); stack as CE F463; no prerequisites; permission of instructor recommended; course will be an elective option for the BS in Civil Engineering; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/7/2015]

Course Change: CM F142 - Mechanical and Electrical Technology, 4 credits (3+2); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 2/15/2016]

Course Change: CM F213 - Civil Technology, 4 credits (3+2); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); remove DRT F170 from prerequisites;  change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  [Posted 2/15/2016]

Course Change: CM F231 - Structural Technology, 4 credits (2+4); reduce from 4 credits to 3 credits and change distribution to (3+0); remove DRT F170 from prerequisites;  change allows for better coordination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 2/15/2016]

Course Change: ECE F235 - Screening, Assessment and Recording, 2 credits (2+0); change from 2 credits to 3 credits (2.5+1); change prerequisites to ECE F104 and ECE F107 (removing English placement and recommended courses); change will affect the AAS and CDEV degrees; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 11/5/2015]

Course Change: ENGL F271 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Creative Writing: Fiction; change course level and number to ENGL F371 (NOTE: there already is a course with that number in the Catalog); and add a "W"-intensive designator (Format 7 not submitted yet); prerequisite will include a New Course called ENGL F271 - trying to reuse a number already used - which has not yet been received as of 2/19/2016); other prereqs are ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor; to be offered fall and spring, effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 2/19/2016]

Course Change: ENGL F272 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry; change course level and number to ENGL F372 and add "W"-intensive designator (Format 7 not submitted yet); prerequisite noted on this Format 2 is only ENGL F111X or permission of instructor -- however on new Minor program form, it is mentioned that the New Course ENGL F271 - reusing a course number that is not available- will be a prerequisite (this new course has not been received as of 2/19/2016); to be offered each fall; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 2/19/2016]

Course Change: ENGL F273 - Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (h), 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F3xx; and change title to "Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction (h)"; Format 7 to be submitted for "W" writing intensive designator/ prerequisites are ENGL F111X, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, ENGL F2xx - Introduction to Creative Writing (#81-UNC) or permission of instructor; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.

Course Change: ENVE F646 - Unit Processes: Biological, 3 credits (3+0); stack as ENVE F446; change title to Biological Unit Processes; for undergraduate level add recommendation of CE F341; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

Course Change: FISH F603 - Fish Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked level as FISH F425 with prerequisites of FISH F110, BIOL F371, and recommendations of FISH F288 and STAT F401; or permission of instructor; change frequency of offering from odd-numbered spring to odd-numbered fall years; updated course descriptions; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 01/11/2016]

Course Change: GEOG F111X - Earth and Environment: Elements of Physical Geography, 4 credits (3+3); change prerequisite of placement in MATH F151X to placement in DEVM F105 or higher; change of math requirement will be more appropriate to the course; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/14/2015]

Course Change: GEOG F339 - Maps and Landscape Analysis (n); 3 or 4 credits (3+0) or (3+3); change to 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites of GEOG F111X, and GEOG F304 or instructor's permission; letter-graded; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

Core O designator request: GEOG / NRM F483 W - Research Design, Writing, and Presentation Methods; request for O - Public (small class); prerequisite of COMM F131X or COMM F141X added to existing; effective fall 2016 upon approval.[Posted 10/19/2015]

Course Change: GEOS F330 - The Dynamic Alaskan Coastline, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F460; cross-list as GEOG F460 and add stacked and cross-listed level - GEOS / GEOG F660; change undergraduate prerequisites by removing MSL F111X, PHYS F211X, and by adding GEOG F111X, NRM F338 or equivalent GIS coursework; graduate level prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor permission; letter graded; change frequency of offering from fall to spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/2/2015]

Course Change: HIST F329 - History of the Middle East (s), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Modern Middle East; change course number to F429; remove recommendation of HIST F100X; no prerequisites; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/11/2015]

Course Compression (Stacked): LING F431 - Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics I, 3 credits (3+0); stacked as LING F631; cross-listed and stacked as ANTH F432 and F632; (syllabus title differs from course description title); compression to be offered as a 3-week practicum for summer 2016 Institute on Collaborative Language Research; effective summer 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Course Drop: MATH F222X - Calculus for Business and Economics, 4 credits (4+0); already-approved new course MATH F230X is replacing this course; effective fall 2016. [Posted 05/10/2016]

Course Drop: MATH F232X - Calculus for Life Sciences, 4 credits (4+0); course is being replaced with already-approved new course MATH F230X; effective fall 2016. [Posted 05/10/2016]

Course Change: MUS F125 - Enjoying Jazz (h), 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits (3+0); to be offered lecture-based classroom course rather than on Blackboard; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Course Change: PS F203 - Peace, War, and Security, 3 credits (3+0); change title to International Security (s); change course number to 300-level; no prerequisites; effective fall 2016 or 2017 pending Catalog deadlines. [Received and posted on 04/12/2016]

Course Change: PS F321 - International Politics, 3 credits (3+0); change course level to lower division, and number to F2xx; no prerequisites; course is one option in BA degree requirements for Political Science; change frequency of offering; efective 2016 or 2017 pending Catalog deadlines. [Received and posted on 04/12/2016]

Course Change: PSY F201 - Culture and Psychology (s), 3 credits (3+0); change to upper division level and change course number to F301; add PSY F275 to prerequisites; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/11/2015]

Course Change: TM F250 - Current Topics in Tribal Government, 1 credits (1+0); change to variable credit 1-2 credits (1-2+0); change from letter-grading to Pass/Fail; course is repeatable 9 times (no changes to this feature); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/6/2015]

Undergraduate Program Changes:

Program Change: AAS in Construction Management: Reduce total number of required credits to complete program from 65 to 62 by reducing three 4-credit courses to 3-credit courses; change allows for better corrdination of class and student schedules; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 2/15/2016]

Program Change: Minor in American Sign Language: Remove requirements of ASLG F101 and ASLG F202; add requirement of 6 credits of ASLG electives; effective Fall 2016 upon approval.[Received 6/23/2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

Program Change: Minor in Early Childhood Education: Update requirements so that of the 15 ECE credits currently required, at least three credits are in child development; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 11/25/2015]

Program Change: Minor in Women's and Gender Studies: Change program name to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; course designator will remain as WGS; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/3/2015]

Program Change: AAS in Early Childhood Education: Remove campus locations where there are no faculty to advise; add ECE F130, and ECE F210 to requirements; add option of ECE F132 or LS F101 to requirements; make ECE F214 required; remove ECE F115 as an option with ECE F170; add ECE F299 Practicum as option to ECE F170; remove ECE F230 as an option with ECE F240; remove the requiremetn of "7 credits as designated by an ECE advisor / coordinator; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 11/25/2015]

Program Change: BA - Earth Science: Addition of capstone requirements to each of the three concentrations (Earth Systems Science; Geological Hazards and Mitigation; and Secondary Education); update course options throughout the program; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received 2/24/2016; Posted 2/25/2016]

Program Change: BA - English:  Addition of a diversity requirement to the program; add course options to accommodate the new requirement, as well as to expand course options throughout the major; add mention of (new, still to be approved) Minor in Creative Writing; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals. [Posted on 2/20/2016]

Program Change: BA - Film: In response to special program review, the two separate BA degrees (Theatre; and Film) are being combined to become the BA in Film and Performing Arts.  Both minors will be preserved (Theatre; and Film Studies). Course subject codes will be changed to FLPA. Proposal is related to new course FLPA F247 - Introduction to Production Design. Effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 2/17/2016]

Program Change: BA - Journalism: Program name change to Digital Journalism; updates to program description; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals. [Posted 2/15/2016]

Program Change: BA - Justice: Revision of degree requirements to include capstone requirement options of research, internship, or seminar; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Program Change: BA in Linguistics: Clarification of course options for 18 required credits of LING electives; rewording of (**) statement below degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/11/2015]

Program Change: BA and Minor - Theatre: In response to special program review, the two separate BA degrees (Theatre; and Film) are being combined to become the BA in Film and Performing Arts (see #71-UPCh.); but, the Minor in Theatre will remain with course subject codes changed to FLPA, and electives requirement changed; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted 2/17/2016]

Program Change: Bachelor of Emergency Management: remove ECON F201 and ENGL F314 W, O/2 from required courses and place them as options instead; addition of two new concentrations: Emergency Medical Management, and Cyber Security Management (seven new courses related to the concentrations have  been submitted: HSEM F402, F403, F404, F415, F416, F417, and F418); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

Program Change: BA and BS in Geography: Update of the program descriptions; add GEOG F460 to BA course options for physical geography requirement; for the BS degree, show GEOG F483 W/O, and GEOS F488 or GEOG F300 as capstone requirements; update course options in the BS concentrations of Environmental Studies, Landscape Analysis and Climate Change Studies, Geospatial Sciences, and Geographic Information Systems; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2015]

Program Change: BA and BS in Psychology: Reflect change to PSY F201 (course change submitted) to reflect change to upper division as F301; add PSY F240 to Theoretical course options list; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 12/11/2015]

Program Change: BA - Music: Program was previously suspended but has been now reinstated. Changes include clarifying total credits required of Voice majors (122); corrections to course credits for Private Lessons and MUS F152 - MUS F154; updating course options under concentrations; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received 2/24/2016; posted on 2/25/2016[

Program Change: BM - Music Education: Editorial changes to clarify degree requirements; add Functional Piano and Piano Proficiency courses to required courses list; add MUS F223 as required; remove MUS F332 from required courses; correct course titles changed in 2014; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Program Change: BM - Music Performance: Extensive editorial changes to clarify degree requirements; add Functional Piano and Piano Proficiency courses to required courses list; add MUS F223 as required; move MUS F332 to elective options; correct course titles changed in 2014; show MUS F410W in course options; remove MUS F124 from requirements; add MUS F426 as elective option; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Program Change: BS - Chemistry (American Chemistry Society-approved): Add new course CHEM F288 (already approved) as one option (combined with variable credit CHEM F488 - existing course)  to fulfill degree requirement; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted on 2/18/2016]

Program Change: BS - Chemistry with concentration in Environmental Chemistry: Add new course CHEM F288 (already approved) as one option (combined with variable credit CHEM F488 - existing course)  to fulfill degree requirement; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted on 2/18/2016]

Program Change: BS - Civil Engineering: add new required course CE F437; remove DRT F210 from required course; remove CD F490 and CE F491 from required courses; add "CE F470 or CE F471" to required course list; update department title to Civil and Environmental Engineering [change degree name too?]; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/7/2015]

Program Change: BS - Fisheries Science: Change program name to BS - Fisheries and Ocean Sciences; add new concentrations of 1.) Fisheries Science, and 2.) Ocean Science; extensive change of degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted 03/03/2016]

Program Change: BS - Physics: reflect the requirement of capstone "course" in the degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Received and posted 02/02/2016]

Program Change: BS and Minor - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: Remove WLF F460 O/2 from major requirements and place as a course option instead; correct course number for WLF F420 O to WLF F425 O; add course options to BS; replace WLF F460 O/2 in Minor with WLF F322 W; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/5/2015]

Program Change: BT - Bachelor of Technology: change name of degree to Becholor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS); no change to degree requirements; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/28/2015]

Undergraduate Program Deletions:

Program Deletion: BA and Minor - Russian Studies - As a result of 2012-13 academic program review, this program was slated for discontinuation. Effective fall 2016 upon all approvals. [Received 02/09/2016; posted 02/12/2016

Undergraduate New Programs:

New Minor: Art History: Comprised of 15 credits, included required courses ART F261 and ART F262; and 6 credits from options of ART F363W, ART F364W, or ART F365W; and 3 seminar credits from ART F463; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/11/2015]

New Minor: Computer Information Technology Specialist: 15 credits comprised of CITS F204, CITS F212, and CITS F261 (9 credits total), and two CITS elective courses (6 credits total); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 11/13/2015]

New Minor: Creative Writing: 15 credits to be comprised of ENGL F2xx (new course: Introduction to Creative Writing); and 12 credits from two lists of upper division course options; effective fall 2016 upon all approvals. [Received and posted on 2/10/2016]

New Minor:  Sustainable Agriculture: comprised of 18 credits from currently existing courses; required courses include NRM F101, NRM F210, and ECON F235; and three courses from a list of NRM options, and one course from a complimentary discipline (approved by an NRM advisor); effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 3/29/2016]

New OE: Mining Mill Operations: 17 credits comprised of PRT F110 (3 credits), PRT F140 (3 credits), AMIT F129 (1 credit), AMIT F130 (3 credits), AMIT F135 (4 credits), and AMIT F145 (3 credits).  Effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Posted 01/05/2016]

New Occupational Endorsement: Rural Surface Water Quality Testing: 9 - 14 credits comprised of ENVI F101 (3 credits), ENVI F110, ENVI F111, and ENVI F112 (1 credit each), ENVI F160 (1-2 credits), ABUS F183 (1-3 credits) and CIOS F150 (1-3 credits).  Effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Posted 12/8/2015]

Graduate New Courses:

New Course: ART F4xx / F6xx - Professional Practices (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for 4xx: junior standing or permission of instructor; prerequisite for 6xx: second or third year MFA student or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 03/24/2016]

New Course: CE F607 - GIS Applications in Civil Engineering, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of CE graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered fall semesters as demand warrants; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2015]

New Course: CHEM F686 - Chemical Research Mentoring, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisite of graduate standing in a scientific discipline; previously offered as a trial course; repeatable up to 1 time for a maximum of 4 credits; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval.[Posted on 10/1/2015]

New Course: COMM F698 - Non Thesis / Project: 1 - 6 credits; graded Pass / Fail; prerequisite of MA standing; repeatable six times for a maximum of 6 credits; provides an alternative to the thesis option for the MA degree; effective fall 2016 upon approval.

New Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation, 1 credit (.5+3); to be offered annually as a Maymester course (seeking a permanent course number for regular offering and Catalog listing); prerequisite for undergrad level is BIOL F213 or BIOL F214 or BIOL F310 or permission of instructor; prerequisite for graduate level is good standing in veterinary program; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approvals. [Posted 2/16/2016]

New Course: DVM F681 - Performance Dog Medicine and Surgery, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of good standing in the Veterinary Medicine program or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each fall, effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/21/2015]

New Course: DVM F7xx - Strategies for Establishing and Maintaining Well-Being in the Veterinary Profession, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisite of good standing in the VetMed program, or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each fall to first-year veterinary students (currently being taught as a special topics); effective fall 2016. [Received and posted on 2/10/2016]

New Course: DVM F710 - Foundations of Veterinary Medicine III, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of DVM F611; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: DVM F711 - Foundations of Veterinary Medicine IV, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of successful completion of DVM F710; letter-graded; to be offered each spring, effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/15/2015]

New Course: DVM F714 - Preventative Veterinary Medicine, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of good standing in Vet Med program or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: DVM F722 - Veterinary Pharmacology, 4 credits (4+0); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: DVM F724 - Veterinary Bioanalytical Pathology, 6 credits (5+2); prerequisite of good standing in Vet Med Program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning fall 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: DVM F733 - Principles of Surgery, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of successful completion of first-year VetMed program and good standing in program; letter graded; to be offered each spring, first offering in spring 2017; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 2/15/2016]

New Course: DVM F741 - Biology of Disease II - Pathology of Organ Systems I, 4 credits (3+2); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: DVM F744 - Theriogenology, 3 credits (2+2); prerequisites of satisfactory completion of year one and good standing in VetMed program; graded Pass / Fail; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/15/2015]

New Course: DVM F745 - Clinical Sciences I, 5 credits (10+0) compressed to 8 weeks; prerequisite of second year VetMed student in good standing or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/15/2015]

New Course: DVM F747 - Clinical Sciences II, 5 credits (10+0) compressed to "the second 8 weeks of the semester"; prerequisite of second year VetMed student in good standing or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/15/2015]

New Course: DVM F751 - Clinical Toxicology, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of successful completion of first year courses in Vet Med program; letter graded; to be offered each fall beginning 2016. [Received April 20, 2015; Posted for Fall 2015 review cycle on 7/27/2015]

New Course: CE F665 - Introduction to Watershed Hydrology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of PHYS F212X, MATH F253X; or permission of instructor; [paperwork notes prereq of PHYS F212X in one location, but PHYS F211X in another]; letter graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 1/24/2016]

New Course: GEOG / GEOS F478 / F678 - Ice Age Alaska, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite for undergrad level is senor standing in Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Geography, Geoscience, or Northern Studies; for graduate level the prerequisite is graduate standing in one of the fields named above or Oceanography or Atmospheric Science or instructor's permission; to be offered fall of even years; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

New Course: NRM F667 - Survey Research in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing; letter-graded; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 02/05/2016]

New Course: PETE F687 - Experimental and Data Analysis Methods in Petroleum Engineering, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of PETE graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants with first offering in fall 2017; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/9/2015]

Graduate Course Changes:

Course Change: ANTH / ART F402; ANTH F602 - Anthropology of Art, 3 credits (3+0); add new stacked level as ART F602; prerequisite of senior standing or permission of instructor; letter-graded; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.
[Received 2/24/2016; Posted on 2/25/2016]

Course Change: BIOL F460 - Principles of Virology, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked 600-level; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/19/2015]

Course Change: CE F406 - Traffic Engineering, 3 credits (2+3); stack as CE F606; prerequisite changed from CE F405 to CE F302, or permission of instructor; graduate level to be differentiated by a project with weekly reports, leading and giving paper discussions, and project presentations; offered each spring; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/12/2015]

Course  Change: DVM F603 - Veterinary Science Research and Methods, 1 credit (1+0); change grading mode from Pass / Fail to letter-graded instead, to match CSU grading mode which recently changed; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 01/08/2016]

Course Change: ED F620 - Language, Literacy and Learning, 3 credits (3+0); add "Fieldwork required" to the updated course description and correct the credit distribution to (3+0+1) to reflect fieldwork; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2015]

Course Change: ED F630 - Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); add "Fieldwork required" to the updated course description and correct the credit distribution to (3+0+1) to reflect fieldwork; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2015]

Course Change: ED F682 - Rethinking Multicultural Education, 3 credits (3+0); add "Fieldwork required" to the updated course description and correct the credit distribution to (3+0+1) to reflect fieldwork; change frequency of offering to fall of odd- (or even-?) numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  [Checking with dept. on new frequency of offering.] [Posted 10/20/2015]

Course Change: ED F686 - Assessment and Testing in K-12 Public Schools, 3 credits (3+0); add "Fieldwork required" to the updated course description and correct the credit distribution to (3+0+1) to reflect fieldwork; remove prerequisites and recommended courses to open the course to more students; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2015]

Course Drop: ENVE F648 - Solid Waste Management, 3 credits (3+0); course content to be combined with other modified existing course to meet current demand; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 1/24/2016]

Course Change: ENVE F650 - Advanced Topics, 1 credit (1+0); change from one credit to 3 credits (3+0); add additional course topics; effective fall 2016. [Posted 1/24/2016]

Course Change: FISH F603 - Fish Ecology, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked level as FISH F425 with prerequisites of FISH F110, BIOL F371, and recommendations of FISH F288 and STAT F401; or permission of instructor; change frequency of offering from odd-numbered spring to odd-numbered fall years; updated course descriptions; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 01/11/2016]

Course Change: GEOS F330 - The Dynamic Alaskan Coastline, 3 credits (3+0); change course number to F460; cross-list as GEOG F460 and add stacked and cross-listed level - GEOS / GEOG F660; change undergraduate prerequisites by removing MSL F111X, PHYS F211X, and by adding GEOG F111X, NRM F338 or equivalent GIS coursework; graduate level prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor permission; letter graded; change frequency of offering from fall to spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/2/2015]

Course Compression (Stacked): LING F631 - Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics I, 3 credits (3+0); stacked as LING F431; cross-listed and stacked as ANTH F432 and F632; (syllabus title differs from course description title); compression to be offered as a 3-week practicum for summer 2016 Institute on Collaborative Language Research; effective summer 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/08/2015]

Course Change: NRM F665 - Advanced Outdoor Recreation, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Survey Research in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources; update course description; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/5/2015]

Course Change: WLF / FISH F625 - Population Dynamics of Vertebrates, 4 credits (3+3); change to 3 credits (2+3) to accommodate faculty instructor changes; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 10/1/2015]

Graduate Program Deletions:

 Program Deletion: Master of Electrical Engineering: 2014-15 Special Academic Program Review recommendation to suspend admission; program will be instead combined with the MS in Electrical Engineering as a non-thesis option; effective upon all approvals (GAAC; Faculty Senate; BOR). [Posted 10/9/2015] 

Graduate New Programs:

 New Program:  MA - Marine Science: Requires 30 credits (9 may be at 400-level), with a minimum of 12 credits from a specific list of options (including MSL F419, MSL F610, MSL F615, MSL F620, MSL F630, MSL F640, MLS F650, or MSL F660); a minimum of 2 credits from graduate seminar-style courses (including MSL F692, MLS F601, MSL F602, or MSL F605; a minimum of 2 credits of practical experience at the 400- or 600-level; a minimum of 6 credits of graduate non-thesis research/project; and a minimum of 8 credits of electives; effective upon all approvals (Faculty Senate, BOR and NWCCU). [Posted 10/9/2015]

Graduate Program Changes:

Program Change: MA - Anthropology: codify the degree requirement that students have either the appropriate linguistic skills or research tools for their field of study; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 02/02/2016]

Program Change: MA - Applied Linguistics: Reconcile the total number of credits required for the General MA to 30 credits, matching the required number of credits for the concentrations; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 12/11/2015]

Program Change: MA - Professional Communication: Addition of a non-thesis project course as an alternative to the thesis option for the degree; effective fall 2016 upon approvals.

Program Change: Master of Education: Add ED/CCS F619 and ED F681 as course options under degree requirement of cross-cultural foundations lists for the ME degrees in Cross-Cultural Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Language and Literacy, and Online Innovation and Design; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2015]

Program Change: Master of Education in Counseling: updates added to the admissions requirements and degree program requirements; Community Counseling concentration renamed to Clinical Mental Health Counseling; addition of elective credits to the renamed concentration to comply with specialized accreditation standards, changing minimum credits required from "48-54" to "48-60" credits; effective fall 2016 upon approval.  Final approval will be made by the UA President as degree exceeds maximum credits allowed in BOR Policy. [Posted 10/20/2015]

Program Change:  Graduate Licensure and MEd in Special Education: update admission requirements for the Graduate Licensure; add the option to earn a MEd in Special Ed for already-certified teachers (minimum of 36 credits) ; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2015]

Program Change: MS and PhD - Atmospheric Sciences: Clarification of the minimum number of credits of additional approved 600-level courses for the MS; and clarification of the additional course requirements for the PhD degree; effective Fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted on 9/25/2015]

Program Change: MS - Civil Engineering: As a result of special program review, master's program are being consolidated as follows: remove the MCE program; add to the MS CE degree program the concentrations of Arctic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Design and Construction, Geotechnical Engineering, Strucutral Engineering, Transportation Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 1/24/2016]

Program Change: MS - Environmental Engineering and Environmental Quality Science: change degree program name to Water and Environmental Science; add concentration of Hydrology; change degree requirements for existing concentration areas; reflect addition of new course CE F665 (submitted); effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 1/24/2016]

Program Change: MS - Electrical Engineering: With the program deletion pending for the MEE degree, a non-thesis option is being added to the MSEE; total credits required for the degree will be changed from 30 to 32 credits; effective fall 2016 upon approval.

Program Change: MS and PhD - Geology: Change degree name to Geoscience; the MS and PhD degrees will each have concentrations in Geology, and in Geography; the concentrations in Economic Geology, General Geology, Petroleum Geology, Quaternary Geology, Remote Sensing, and Volcanology are removed; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 10/9/2015]

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