10-Day Review Notices for 2016-17 Review Cycle

TRIAL COURSES:

Trial Course: ANTH F294 - Klingon, Elvish and Dothraki: The Art and Science of Language Creation (h), 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as LING F294; no prerequisites, but ANTH F223, LING F101 or one semester of foreign language are recommended; letter-graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/26/2016]

Trial Course: BIOL F194 - Biology of Addiction, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery; prerequisite of placement in ENGL F111X, placement in DEVM F105 or higher, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 12/09/2016.]

Trial Course: BMSC F494 / F694 - Fundamentals of Pharmacology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F310; BIOL F360 / CHEM F360; BIOL F403 or BIOL F465 or CHEM F351; or permission of instructor; letter graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval. [Posted 08/22/2016; clarifying course title and subject code]

Trial Course: FISH F694 - The Alaska Board of Fisheries: A Case Study, 2 credits (1+0+45); prerequisite of instructor's permission; course meets 12 hours of classroom instruction, and, as practicum, students attend 1 Joint Boards of Fish and Game local advisory committee meeting and attend a 5-day meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 12/14/2016]

Trial Course: ME F494 - Introduction to Nanomaterials, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ME F334 or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered spring 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Trial Course: MSL F394 - Human Impacts to the Marine Biosphere, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F211 and F212, or BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; planned for offering in spring 2018; effective spring 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Trial Course: MUS F194 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy I, 3 credits (3+3) distribution indicated on form; course is repeatable one time for a maximum of 6 credits; prerequisite of instructor approval; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.] [Posted on 11/18/2016]

Trial Course: MUS F294 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 2, 3 credits (3+3) distribution indicated on form; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter graded; to be offered each spring (first offering slated for spring 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.]  [Posted on 11/18/2016]

Trial Course: MUS F394 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 3, 3 credits (3+3) distribution indicated on form; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter graded; to be offered each fall (first offering slated for fall 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.]  [Posted on 11/18/2016]  

Trial Course: MUS F494 - Suzuki Violin Pedagogy 4, 3 credits (3+3) distribution indicated on form; prerequisite of instructor approval; course is repeatable one time for maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each spring (first offering slated for spring 2018); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Submission deadline is January 13, 2017 for trial courses to be offered in fall 2017.] [Posted on 11/18/2016]

Trial Course: NORS F694 - Thesis Writing Workshop, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; course may be repeated; letter-graded; effective spring 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Trial Course: PS F394 - Gender and Development in the Global South, 3 credits (3+0); crosslisted as WGS F394 [signature needed]; prerequisites include PS F100X; PS F201X; PS F202 or WGS F201X; letter-graded; to be offered spring of 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/18/2016]

NEW UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

New Course: ANS F110 - Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Land Claims in the 21st Century, 1 credit (1+0); to be cross-listed as RD; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

New Course, Stacked: ANS F467 - Beyond Violence: Alaska Native Healing and Justice; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of senior standing or instructor permission; has been offered previously as a special topics; crosslist and stack as RD F667; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2018; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

New Course: ART F488 / F688 - 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 2017 upon approval. (#87-UNC - CRC approved undergrad level; #49-GNC - still under review by GAAC) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

New Course: BA F308 - Professional Development: How to Prepare for a Job and Other Survival Skills, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X or COMM F121X; BA F151 or ACCT F261; "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F309 - Professional Development: Finding a Career, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F310 - Professional Development: Being Successful in Your Career; 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

 New Course: BA F443 - Social Media Marketing, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of BA F343 and AIS F101 (different prereqs included in syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F481 - Entertainment and Sport Event Management, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F481; prerequisites include BA F343, BA F281 and COMM F141X (only one of these is included in the syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F482 - Sport Marketing, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F482; prerequisites include BA F343, BA F281 and COMM F141X (only one of these is included in the syllabus); letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.   [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F483 - Sport Sales, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as SPRT F483; prerequisites include BA F343 or BA F281, and COMM F131X and/or COMM F141X; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BMSC F214 - Beginning Research: Discovering Ourselves as Researchers, 2 credits (2+0); 8-week course; no prerequisites, but completion of CITI ethics training required outside of class time; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 11/04/2016]

New Course:  BMSC F224 - Entering Research: Undergraduate Research Experience, 2 credits (1+3+0); prerequisite of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved); letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 02/07/2017]

New Course: BMSC F314 - BLaST Skills Seminar I, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved); BMSC F224 (new course #84-UNC) or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 12/13/2016; revised and resubmitted on 02/06/2017.]

New Course: BMSC F324 - BLaST Skills Seminar II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites of BMSC F214 (see #66, approved), BMSC F224 (see #84-UNC), BMSC F314 (see #85-UNC) or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 12/13/2016; revised and resubmitted on 02/06/2017.]

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. (75-UNC) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

New STACKED Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation, 1 credit (); 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. (#70-UNC - CRC approved undergrad level separately. Instructor wishes to modify mode of delivery as of 06/07/2016, but revision not made by 06/10/2016 when office closes for summer break; #45-GNC - Still at GAAC for graduate level) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

New Course: EBOT F250 - Applied Ethnobotany Fall, 2 credits (credit distribution needed); prerequisite of EBOT F100 or instructor's permission; distance delivery and BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/30/2016]

New Course: EBOT F251 - Appied Ethnobotany Spring, 2 credits (credit distribution needed); prerequisite of EBOT F100 or instructor's permission; distance delivery and BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/30/2016]

New Course: EMS F270 - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, 10 credits (8+6+0); prerequisites include current state or national EMT certification and current AHA CPR certification and department permission; new course will replace and combine EMS F261 and EMS F265 to meet National EMS Education Standards; effective fall 2017 upon approvals. [Received 03/10/2017; posted 03/12/2017]

New Course: GENR F400 - Interdisciplinary Capstone, 0 credits (0+0); prerequisite of admittance to interdisciplinary major; fulfills capstone requirement for interdisciplinary degree; graded pass/fail; to be offered every semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Received 11/23/2016; posted on 11/26/2016]

New Course: GEOS F375 - Oral Communication Skills for Geoscientists, 1 credit (.5+0+1.5); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; GEOS F225; minimum of junior standing; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/14/2016]

Course Change: HLTH F122 - First Aid and CPR, 1 credit (.5+1); change course title to First Aid and CPR for the Healthcare Provider; change from credit-bearing course to "non-credit"; course to still be required for the AAS in Medical Assisting, the Certificate in Medical Assisting, and the Certificate in Medical/Dental Reception; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

New Course: HONR F101 - Introduction to Honors Program, 1 credit (1+0); admission to UAF Honors Program required; has been offered as a FYE and special topics before; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/03/2016]

New Course: HONR F201 - Methods of Inquiry, 3 credits (3+0); admission to UAF Honors Program required; has been offered as special topics; letter-graded; will be offered every fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/03/2016]

New Course: HONR F301 - Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F141X, and admission to the Honors Program; course is repeatable 3 times for a maximum 9 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

New Course: HONR F302 - Honors Interdisciplinary Group Project, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of HONR F301; course is repeatable 3 times for a maximum 9 credits; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

New Course: HONR F390 - Honors Research Development, 2 credits (no specified distribution); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F141X and HONR F201; no repeatable for credit; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

New Course: MA F144 - Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant, 6 credits with (3+3+0) specified as credit distribution; prerequisites of MA F100, MA F114, HLTH F116, ENGL F111X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered each fall and spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

New Course: MATH F230R - Prep for Calculus Essentials with Applications, 1 credit (.7+1+0); prerequisites include previous W or grade below C- in MATH F230X, or placement into MATH F230 or departmental recommendation; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered in Wintermester, Maymester and Summer; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

New Course: MATH F230S - Calculus Essentials with Applications Skills Workshop, 1 credit (0.5+1.5+0); prerequisites include previous W or grade below C- in MATH F230X or placement into MATH F230X or departmental recommendation; grading mode not specified; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

New Course: MATH F251L - Calculus I Recitation, 0 credits (0+0+0); co-enrollment with MATH F251X required; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/27/2017]

New Course: MSL F218 - Astrobiology: Planets, Oceans, and Life, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X and BIOL F103X, CHEM F103X, GEOS F101X, PHYS F102X or permission of instructor; previously offered as a trial course; letter-graded; to be offered every spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/23/2016]

New Course: MSL F310 - History of Ocean Exploration, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; letter-graded; to be offered fall of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/23/2016]

New Course: MSL F464 - Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include BIOL F260, BIOL F433, BIOL F445, or BIOL F481, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; previously offered as a trial course; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval.[Posted 9/23/2016]

New Course: PLS F270 - Constitutional Law for Paralegals, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of PLS F102 or instructor permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall, effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

New Course: RD F225 - Communicating for Rural Development, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMMF141X; ENGL F111X; or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD F340 - Community Research Toolbox, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of RD F225; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD / ANS F435 - Participatory Policy-Making in Tribal, State, and Federal Government, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of RD F300, senior standing, or instructor's permission; RD F110 recommended; letter-graded; to be offered in fall of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD F468 - Human Development and Social Justice, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include RD F300, RD F325, senior standing or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course (Stacked): RD F471 / F671 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability in Rural and Indigenous Contexts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites for F471 include RD F300, senior standing, or instructor's permission; prerequisites for F671 include RD F625, graduate standing, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD F474 - Applied Community Research, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include RD F340; RD F352; senior standing; or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered each fall; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: SOC F280 - Contemporary Topics in Sociology - [and Title of Course which changes according to topic, e.g. "Cannabis and Society"]; 3 credits (3+0); course is repeatable 3 times for a total of 9 credits; letter-graded; prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X or instructor's permission; to be offered as demand warrants, effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/12/2016]

New Course: WRTG F068 - College Literacy Skills, 1-3 credits (1-3+0+0); no prerequisites; graded Pass/Fail; repeatable unlimited times for unlimited credit; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 if approved in time. [Received 04/14/2017. Posted 04/15/2017]

UNDERGRADUATE COURSE CHANGES:

Course Change: AIS F224 - Advanced MS Excel, 1 credit (1+0); change course level from lower division to upper division and change course number to F324; add ACCT F262 as a prerequisite; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Course Change: ANS F111 - History of Alaska Natives (s), 3 credits (3+0); change title to History of Colonization in Alaska: the Indigenous Response; remove cross-listing with HIST F110; change frequency of offering by adding each spring; add "X" designation for GER (to be reviewed at Core Review Committee); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Course Drop: ANS F275 - Yup'ik Practices in Spirituality and Philosophy (h), 3 credits (3+0); course is not offered frequently, has low enrollment, and there is no faculty to teach it; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Course Drop: ANS F335 - Native North Americans (s), 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in decades; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Course Drop: ANS F472W - Rural Alaska, Natives and the Press, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years and is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Course Drop: ANS F330 - Yup'ik Parenting and Child Development, 1-3 credits (1-3+0); course is not offered frequently and was only offered at KUC who has no faculty to teach it; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

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. (#94-UCCh.) [Received and posted on 05/11/2016] Late arrival submitted in May 2016.

Course Change / Stacking: BIOL F615 - Systematic and Comparative Biology, 4 credits (3+3+0); stack as BIOL F415 with prerequisite of BIOL F481; letter-graded; to be offered fall of even numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Course Change: CE F470 - Civil Engineering Internship, 1 credit (0+3+0); change grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Posted 09/28/2016]

Course Change: CHEM F288 - Introduction to Chemical Research, 2 credits (1+3); change title to Introduction to Chemical and Biochemical Research; change credits to variable 1-2 credits (repeatable for maximum of 2 credits); change distribution to (0+3-6+0); change prerequisites of CHEM F212 or CHEM F321 to co-requisites; effective fall 2017 upon approval.[Posted 10/24/2016]

Course Change:  CHEM F419 - Practical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, 1 credit (.5+1.5); change from 1 credit to 2 credits with a credit distribution of (1+3) to allow students more lab time and time to cover more topics in lecture; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/26/2016]

Course Drop: COMM F180X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); with merging of Communication and Journalism departments, the course is being merged with JRN F101X - Media and Culture (COJO F101X); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [No paperwork has been received regarding JRN F101X being changed to COJO F101X -- has OAR seen any revision?] [Posted 2/18/2017]

Course Drop: COMM / WGS F351 - Gender and Communication, 3 credits (3+0); course to be replaced by JRN F380 crosslisted as WGS F380; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/28/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F380 - Communication & Diversity, 3 credits (3+0); with department merger, course will no longer be offered; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/23/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F469 - Communication Internship, 3 credits (3+0); course is being replaced by JRN F400 due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 2/15/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F470 - Communication Internship Seminar, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 2/15/2017]

Course Drop: CS F102 - Introduction to Computer Science, 3 credits (3+0); cancelled due to low enrollment; not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS F205 - C Programming, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years; is not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Course Drop:  CS F451 - Automata and Formal Languages, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years; is not a degree requirement; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS F490 - Student Internship, 1-3 credits; has not been offered in over 10 years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Course Drop: CTT F151 - Intro to Plumbing Tools and Drawings, 1 credit (1+.5); course material is being folded into CTT F153 to facilitate effective teaching of the course subject matter; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Posted 10/28/2016]

Course Change: CTT F153 - Plastic and Copper Pipe and Fittings, 1 credit (.5+1); change course title to Plumbing Piping and Tools; change number of credits to 2 credits with a distribution of (1+2); course material from dropped CTT F151 is being added to this course for more effective teaching; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/28/2016]

Course Drop: DEVE F109 - Preparatory College Writing III, 3 credits (3+0+0); course drop for purpose of alignment with statewide WRTG sequence; submission received past Catalog deadlines so effective in 2018-19 upon approval. [Received 04/14/2017. Posted 04/15/2017]

Course Change: ECE F320 - Environment and Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, 3 credits (2.5+0+1.5), compression request to offer course over two weeks in summer; effective summer 2017 or 2018 depending upon feasibility with late timing for OAR processes. [Received 05/04/2017; posted 05/08/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F105 - Developmentally Appropriate Practice, 1 credit (.75 + .5 +0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F111 - Nutrition for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F112 - Healthy Environments for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F113 - Safe Environments for Young Children, 1 credit (1+1+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F114 - Learning Environments, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F121 - Physical Activities for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F122 - Cognitive Activities for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F123 - Language and Literature Activities for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F124 - Creative Activities for Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F125 - Math Activities, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F127 - Language and Creative Expression, 3 credit2 (2+2+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F141 - Class Management, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F142 - Social Development of the Young Child, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F143 - Developing Positive Self-Concepts in Young Children, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F171 - Program Management, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F172 - Professionalism, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Drop: ECE F173 - Reflective Teaching, 1 credit (1+0+0); moldy course drop. [Received 05/05/2017; posted 05/07/2017]

Course Change / Stacking: FISH F612 - Fish Conservation Biology, 4 credits (3+2); change credit distribution to (4+0); change title to Marine and Freshwater Conservation Biology; add undergraduate stacked level as FISH F413 with prerequisites of upper division standing and F200-level course in biological sciences or fisheries; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/07/2016]

Course Drop: GEOS F100X - Introduction to Earth Sciences, 4 credits (3+3+0); course has not been taught in over five years and is not required by nor recommended by any departments; effective fall 2017 if approved in time. [Posted on 04/19/2017]

Drop Course: HONR F381 - Honors Capstone Development, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390 - Honors Research Development); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

Drop Course: HONR F382 - Honors Capstone Support, 1 credit (1+0); course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

Drop Course: HONR F383 - Honors Capstone Seminar, 1 credit (1+0);  course is being replaced with a single 2-credit course (HONR F390); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

Course Drop: JRN F220 - Adobe Photoshop, 3 credits (3+0); with department merger, course will no longer be offered; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/23/2017]

Course Drop: JRN F324 - Typography and Publication Design, 3 credits (3+0); moldy course drop; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 12/05/2016]

Course Drop: JRN F406 - Photojournalism II, 3 credits (3+0); moldy course drop; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 12/05/2016]

Course Drop: JRN F432 W - Public Relations Techniques, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 02/15/2017]

Course Drop: JRN F440/ JRN-NORS F640 - Ethics and Reporting in the Far North, 3 credits (3+0); being dropped as a moldy course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Note: NORS signature being sought via email. [Posted 2/15/2017]

Course Drop: MATH F301 - Topics in Mathematics, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 7 years and was replaced by MATH F430; effective fall 2017. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Course Drop: NRM F405 W - Senior Thesis in Natural Resources Management I, 2 credits (2+0); program requirements have been changed and course is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Received and posted on April 4, 2017]

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 2017 pending Catalog deadlines. (#90-UCCh.) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

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; effective 2017 pending Catalog deadlines. (#91-UCCh.) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

Course Change: RD F325 - Community Development Strategies, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Rural Development Principles and Practices; add (s) and (a) designation; prerequisite of RD F225 or instructor's permission; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

Course Change: RD F351 - Strategic Planning for Rural Communities, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Strategic Planning and Decision Making; add RD F300 and RD F325 as prerequisites; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

Course Change: SWK F461 - Practicum in Social Work I, 3-6 credits (1+0+7 or 15); update credit distribution to more accurately reflect 2 hours of seminar held each week (2+0+7 or 15); late course change arrival - would be effective fall 2018 upon approval. [Received 04/12/2017; posted on 04/13/2017]

Course Change: SWK F464 - Practicum in Social Work II, 3-6 credits (1+0+7 or 15); update credit distribution to more accurately reflect 2 hours of seminar held each week (2+0+7 or 15); late course change arrival - would be effective fall 2018 upon approval. [Received 04/12/2017; posted on 04/13/2017]

Course Change: WLF F101 - Survey of Wildlife Science, 1.5 credits (1.0+1.5); change to 2 credits (1+2) because instructor notes that students are unable to apply the 0.5 credit toward degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/07/2016]

Course Change: WLF F305 - Wildlife Diseases, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to (3+0) and remove lab component of course; effective upon approval. [Posted on 05/16/2016] Late arrival submitted in May 2016.

UNDERGRADUATE NEW PROGRAMS:

New Program: Minor in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Studies: 18 credits comprised of HUM F201X, and five course options from among six designated disciplines; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/14/2016]

Program Change: Minor in Communication: Update minor requirements to reflect course changes that involve new subject code designation of COJO with related course number changes; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 02/22/2017]

New Program: Minor in Ethnobotany: 15 credits comprised of EBOT F100, EBOT F200, EBOT F210, EBOT F220 and EBOT F230, or EBOT F250 and EBOT F251 (new courses submitted), and 4-5 credits of approved electives; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/30/2016]

New Program:  Minor in Tribal Management: 15 credits comprised of TM F101; TM F105; TM F201; TM F205; and 3 credits of TM electives; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Program: AA in Security Management: Comprised of 39 credits of general education requirements and 21 credits of required courses in the major; total of 60 required credits; program designed to lead into BEM or other four-year program; effective upon all required approvals. [Received 11/23/2016; posted on 11/26/2016]

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM CHANGES:

Program Change: BA - Alaska Native Studies: Addition of ANS F300W to degree requirements; removal of ANS F375 from degree requirements; add ANL course options to section 4; revisions to four concentrations areas (reducing to three); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Program Change: BA in Anthropology: Addition of ANTH F101X as an option to fulfill GER; and replacement of ANTH/LING F223 course option with ANTH/LING F260 in degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/15/2017]

Program Change: BA - Communication: Minor program change?  Changes reflect new course subject code of COJO that appears to have been created because Communication and Journalism merged departments; courses are basically the same except where minor changes were made to replace COMM with COJO and/or change course numbers (but not across upper - lower division lines).  Effective 2017 upon approvals. [Received 03/10/2017; posted on 03/12/2017]

Program Change: BA and BS in Biological Sciences:  Changes to the degrees include removal of the requirement for a grade of C or better in the courses; additions  and changes to the course options for requirements and lists of approved electives; updates to the courses fulfilling the capstone project requirement; and removal of old language concerning O and W courses.  Changes to the BS in Biol. Sci. Without Concentration also include changes to required course options for the BS degree vs. program requirements.  Changes to the BS in Biol. Sci. With Concentration also include the addition of a new concentration in Biomedical Sciences.  Please note the CNSM Dean's Memorandum included with the packet regarding addition of CS courses as possible substitutes for the PHYS courses.  Effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

Program Change: BA - Elementary Education: Course changes and additions to meet the GERs; and reduction of the total required credits to 121; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/06/2016]

Program Change: BA - Journalism: Degree program name is not changing. Changes reflect clarification to requirements (JRN F421 is removed, COJO F431 to be required instead which used to be COMM F361) as well as new course subject code of COJO created because Communication and Journalism merged departments; course subject code has changed from JRN to COJO with some changes to course numbers (but not across upper - lower division lines);  Effective fall 2017 upon approvals. [Received and posted on 03/13/2017]

Program Change: BA - Northern Studies: Change the program name from Northern Studies to Arctic and Northern Studies; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/26/2016]

Program Change: BA - Rural Development: Revise degree requirements to include RD F225 (new course submitted), RD F340 (new course submitted), and RD F474 (new course submitted); removal of Community Health and Wellness concentration; removal of Community Research and Indigenous Knowledge concentration; removal of Natural Resource Development concentration; removal of Rural Community Business and Economic Development concentration; addition of Human and Social Development concentration (RD F468 new course submitted); addition of Tribal and Municipal Governance concentration (RD/ANS F435 new course submitted); addition of Integrated Resource Management concentration; addition of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development concentration (RD F471 new course submitted); and addition of Multidisciplinary concentration option; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

Program Change: BBA - Accounting: Remove ENGL F314W O/2 and BA F456W as course options; add AIS F324 (course change submitted) and BA F308 (new course submitted) and BA F309 (new course submitted) and BA F310 (new course submitted) to degree requirements; remove ACCT F401 from required courses list to a course options list; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Program Change: BBA MINORS - Business Administration: 1.) Finance Minor: add BA F474 and BA F455 to requirements, and remove BA F151X.  2.) Management and Organizations Minor: remove BA F151X from course options.  3.) Marketing Minor: remove BA F151X from course options and add BA F443 and BA F482 to options. 4.) Sports Management Minor: update courses crosslisted as SPRT, and add options of BA / SPRT F481, BA / SPRT F482, BA / SPRT F483 to course options; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Program Change: BBA - Business Administration: Add two new concentrations of Sports Management, and Leadership; revisions to the Finance, General Business, Marketing concentrations (removing BA F151X and ENGL F314 requirements; and adding new courses BA F308, BA F309, BA F310 as course options; add BA / SPRT F443 and BA / SPRT F482 to options for Marketing concentration; clarification of degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Program Change: B.M. - Music Education K-12: Replace requirement of PSY F240 with ED F245 or PSY F245; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Program Change: BS - Anthropology: Reduction of total required credits from 130 to 120 credits by reducing the number of elective credits required from 44-45 to 34-35 general elective credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 05/24/2016] Late arrival submitted in May 2016.

Program Change: BS in Anthropology: Addition of ANTH F101X as an option to fulfill GER; replacement of ANTH/LING F223 course option with ANTH/LING F260 in degree requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  Note: these changes would be folded in with the program change to the BS approved on 10-19-2016 (ref. #4-UPCh.). [Posted 02/15/2017]

Program Change: BS - Geoscience: changes incorporate new communication plan requirements for the degree and its concentrations; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/20/2017]

Program Change: BS and Minor - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: Removal of WLF F410 from course requirements and Minor requirements; updated text and editorial changes; effective fall 2017 upon approval.

Program Change: Minor in Marine Science: Addition of new course options and removal of MSL F330; add and rearrange new crosslisting of BIOL F305: MSL F305 - Invertebrate Zoology; core of Minor remains the same; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/03/2016]

Program Change: Minor in Sociology: Change total required number of credits from 18 to 15; require 6 credits in upper division courses; editorial changes to course titles; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/12/2016]

Program Change: AAS - Fire Science: Suspending concentrations of Hazardous Materials, Public Safety, and Wildland Fire Control; changing concentration of Municipal Fire Control by removing 18 credits of required courses including EMS F170, FIRE F107, FIRE F117, FIRE F202, FIRE F203, FIRE F210, and adding FIRE F220 as required course, and increasing specialty electives from 6 to 15 credits (adding EMS F170, FIRE F107, FIRE F117, FIRE F202 and FIRE F210 to elective options, while removing FIRE F115, FIRE F123, FIRE F205, FIRE F207, FIRE F212, FIRE F216, FIRE F218, and EMS F261 from specialty electives; does Municipal Fire Control remain a concentration?; reduce overall required credits to 60 minimum. [Received 04/17/2017; posted on 04/18/2017]

Program Change: AAS - Medical Assisting: In addition to reflecting the changes to the HLTH subject designator (changing to MA) for several courses, CIOS F150 and other elective options are removed; and new course MA F144 is added. HLTH F122 is still required though changed to "non-credit"; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

Program Change: AAS - Paralegal Studies: Remove upper division course options of PS F435W, PS F436, and JRN F413; add new course requirement of PLS F270 (new course submitted); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

Program Change: Certificate in Dental Assisting:  Change total number of required credits from 34 to 33 credits; reflect change to HLTH F122 which will be reduced from 1 credit to 0 credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/28/2016]

Program Change: Certificate in Ethnobotany: Remove BIOL F116X as an option under requirements; add EBOT F250 and EBOT F251 (new courses submitted) as options to fulfill course requirements; revision to approved electives requirements; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [10/30/2016]

Program Change: Certificate in Medical Assisting: In addition to reflecting the changes to the HLTH subject designator (changing to MA) for several courses, remove HLTH F110, HLTH F118, HLTH F130, HLTH F132, HLTH F234 and HLTH F236 from requirements; add HLTH F247 (will be MA F247) to course requirements; HLTH F122 still required though changed to "non-credit"; reduce minimum credits from 38 to 36 credits; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

Program Change: Certificate in Medical/Dental Reception: Show change to HLTH F122 to non-credit bearing course; add HLTH F130 or CIOS F150 to course requirements; reduce minimum credits from 33 to 30; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

NEW GRADUATE COURSES:

New Course: ACNS F689 - Thesis Writing Workshop, 3 credits (3+0+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; repeatable 4 times for maximum 12 credits; letter graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Received 3/24/2017; posted 3/25/2017]

New Course: ATM F658 - Air-Sea Interactions, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ATM F601, and graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering spring 2018; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/07/2016]

New Course: COUN F601 - Research in Counseling and Educational Settings, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to counseling program or School Counseling Certification program, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; to be offered every summer as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: COUN F635 - Field Practicum, 3 credits (2+0+5); prerequisite of COUN F634 and admission to MED in Counseling or School counseling Cerification program; graded Pass / Fail; to be offered fall and spring as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: COUN F651 - Counseling for Addictions, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of COUN F650, admission to the Med in Counseling or School Counselor Certification Program; letter-graded; to be offered every spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New STACKED Course: DVM F4xx / F6xx - Skeleton Articulation, 1 credit (); 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. (#70-UNC - CRC approved undergrad level separately. Instructor wishes to modify mode of delivery as of 06/07/2016, but revision not made by 06/10/2016 when office closes for summer break; #45-GNC - Still at GAAC for graduate level) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

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.  Note: should this be a 600-level course if taught to first-year vet students? (#43-GNC at GAAC; instructor was to confirm whether or not a permanent course number was being sought -- instructor wanted it but had to check with C.G. and A.R. at department.) Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

New Course: DVM F726 - Principles of Imaging Interpretation, 2 credits (1+0+1); prerequisite of good standing in Professional Veterinary Program; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

New Course: DVM F737 - Principles of Veterinary Anesthesia, 3 credits (1+1+1); prerequisite of good standing in Professional Veterinary Program; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016] 

New Course: DVM F742 - Biology of Disease III - Pathology of Organ Systems II, 3 credits (1+1+1); prerequisite of good standing in Professional Veterinary Program; letter-graded; to be offered each spring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/14/2016]

New Course: ED F637 - Designing Social Science Research Overview, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of graduate level introductory research class such as ED F601 or ED F603, or permission of instructor; previously offered as a special topics; taught via Blackboard Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: ED F638 - Designing Social Science In Depth, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of ED F637; previously offered as special topics; taught via BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: ED F647 - Conducting Social Science Research Overview, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of ED F638; previously offered as special topics; taught via BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: ED F648 - Conducting Social Science Research In Depth, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of ED F647; previously offered as special topics; taught via BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: ED F651 - Analyzing Social Science Research, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of ED F648; previously offered as special topics; taught via BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: ED F652 - Presenting Social Science Research Results, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of ED F651; previously offered as special topics; taught via BB Collaborate; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

New Course: FISH F674 - Economic Development for Fisheries-Dependent Communities, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of STAT F401 or ECON F227, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; first offering spring 2019; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 12/14/2016]

New Course: RD F630 - Economic Development Policy and Entrepreneurship in Rural Alaska: Challenges and Opportunities, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; RD F625 recommended; letter-graded; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 10/20/2016]

New Course, Stacked: RD F667 - Beyond Violence: Alaska Native Healing and Justice; 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing; has been offered previously as a special topics; crosslist and stack as ANS F467; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in spring 2018; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

New Course (Stacked): RD F671 / F471 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability in Rural and Indigenous Contexts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites for F471 include RD F300, senior standing, or instructor's permission; prerequisites for F671 include RD F625, graduate standing, or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD F675 - Federal Indian Law in Alaska: Land, Water and Subsistence, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 10/20/2016]

New Course: RD F676 - Federal Indian Law in Alaska: Tribal Self-Governance - Business, Public Safety, Protection of Family, Property, and Resources, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or instructor's permission; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 10/20/2016]

GRADUATE COURSE CHANGES:

Course Change:  ACNS F484 - Stack as F600 - Seminar in Northern Studies: This stacking is more of a catalog / Banner clean-up and is not a standard stacking request as it involves two existing courses.  The instructor notes she has taught these two courses as stacked for 16 years and now wishes to formalize the stacking; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [04/01/2017]

Course Change / Stacking: BIOL F615 - Systematic and Comparative Biology, 4 credits (3+3+0); stack as BIOL F415 with prerequisite of BIOL F481; letter-graded; to be offered fall of even numbered years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Course Drop: BIOL/WLF F614 - Foraging Ecology, 2 credits (2+0); faculty teaching the course is retiring; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/28/2016]

Course Drop: BIOL/NRM F676 - Interdisciplinary Modeling of High Latitude Global Change, 4-credit crosslisted course mutually dropped by both units due to loss of faculty to teach the course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/23/2016]

Course Drop: CS F602 - Software Project Management, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in over three years; under special academic program review, the MSE (Master of Software Engineering) program is being deleted due to lack of student enrollment; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS F651 - The Theory of Computation, 3 credits (3+0); an elective course which hasn't been taught in over ten years; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS / SWE F670 - Computer Science for Software Engineers, 3 credits; course no longer needed; under special academic program review, the MSE (Master of Software Engineering) program is being deleted due to lack of student enrollment; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS / SWE F672 - Software Process Improvement, 3 credits; course no longer needed; under special academic program review, the MSE (Master of Software Engineering) program is being deleted due to lack of student enrollment; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS / SWE F673 - Software Requirements Engineering, 3 credits; course no longer needed; under special academic program review, the MSE (Master of Software Engineering) program is being deleted due to lack of student enrollment; effective fall 2017 upon approval.[Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Drop: CS / SWE F674 - Software Architecture, 3 credits; course no longer needed; under special academic program review, the MSE (Master of Software Engineering) program is being deleted due to lack of student enrollment; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 9/26/2016]

Course Change: COUN F636 - Internship I, 3 credits (3+0+20); change the grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail to reflect skills-based course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [10/06/2016]

Course Change: COUN F686 - Internship II, 3 credits (3+0+20); change the grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail to reflect skills-based course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [10/06/2016]

Course Change: COUN F687 - Internship III, 3 credits (3+0+20); change the grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail to reflect skills-based course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [10/06/2016]

Course Change: COUN F688 - Internship IV, 3 credits (3+0+20); change the grading mode from letter to Pass / Fail to reflect skills-based course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [10/06/2016]

Course Change / Stacking: FISH F612 - Fish Conservation Biology, 4 credits (3+2); change credit distribution to (4+0); change title to Marine and Freshwater Conservation Biology; add undergraduate stacked level as FISH F413 with prerequisites of upper division standing and F200-level course in biological sciences or fisheries; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/07/2016]

Course Change: FISH F487 - Fisheries Management, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked level as FISH F687; remove ENGL F414 from prerequisites for F487; prerequisite for F687: graduate standing, with elementary statistics course recommended; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted on 12/14/2016]

Course Change: HIST F404 W - Modern Scandinavia, 3 credits (3+0); add stacked level as NORS F604; no prerequisites; "W" designator not applicable to graduate level of course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/04/2016]

Course Change: HIST F475 W - Historiography, 3 credits (3+0); stack course as NORS F675 with prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/08/2016]

Course Drop: JRN / NORS F640 / JRN F440 - Ethics and Reporting in the Far North, 3 credits (3+0); being dropped as a moldy course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.[Posted 2/14/2017]

Course Compression: 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.  CRC approved undergrad compression; GAAC did not approve graduate level compression (#28-GCCh.). Carried over from 2015-16 review committee.

Course Drop: NRM / BIOL F676 - Interdisciplinary Modeling of High Latitude Global Change, 4-credit crosslisted course mutually dropped by both units due to loss of faculty to teach the course; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 09/23/2016]

GRADUATE PROGRAM CHANGES:

Program Change: MA - English: Remove the non-thesis option; add ENGL F601 and ENGL F685 to Thesis requirements; effective fall 2017 if possible (proposal received after Catalog deadline). [Received 3/24/2017; posted on 3/25/2017]

Program Change: MA - Linguistics: Change courses required for degree and its concentrations by reducing concentrations from 18 credits to 9 credits, and requiring 9 credits of electives; effective fall 2017 if approved in time. [Received 03/31/2017; posted 04/01/2017]

Program Change: Graduate Certificate in Statistics: Changes to degree requirements including removal of Calculus III; STAT 652, STAT 653; STAT 602, STAT 605, STAT 611, STAT 621 and STAT 631; allow the substitution of MATH F408 (which requires MATH F371 as prereq) for STAT F651; and changes to list of electives; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/09/2016]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Master of Education: Change the two concentrations of Cross-Cultural Education and Curriculum and Instruction into one new concentration called People, Place and Pedagogy; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Master of Education in Counseling: add COUN F601 and COUN F635 to program requirements; remove COUN F629 and ED F601 from program requirements; add COUN F629 to requirements for Clinical Mental Health concentration, and remove COUN F687 from requirements; add COUN F629 and COUN F61 to requirments for Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling concentration, and remove COUNT F687; add COUN F629 and COUN F651 to Clinical mental health and K-12 school counseling concentration; update course titles; effective fall 2017 upon approval.[Posted 10/05/2016]

Program Change: School Counselor Certification Program: Remove the requirement to pass the CPCE; minor edits and course title changes; effective fall 2017.

Program Change: M.Ed. - Master of Education in Special Education: Change the prerequisite courses to "prerequisite or co-requisite" courses in the admission requirements; change Alaska Studies and Multicultural class from a requirement to a recommendation; add co-requisite of EDSE F482 before program requirements of each concentration; change title of EDSE F610 (minor course change submitted); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

Program Change: Special Education K-12 Post-baccalaureate Certificate of Completion (Graduate Certificate): Change the prerequisite courses to "prerequisite or co-requisite" courses in the admission requirements; change Alaska Studies and Multicultural class from a requirement to a recommendation; add co-requisite of EDSE F482 before program requirements of each concentration; change title of EDSE F610 (minor course change submitted); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/05/2016]

Program Change: MFA - Art: Change of program admission requirements; clarifications and additions to course options for the degree requirements; increase in credits for the required studio areas with minimums in studio areas specified; required credits exceed 45 credits; effective upon approval. [Posted on 05/16/2016] Late arrival submitted in May 2016.

Program Change: PhD - Fisheries:  Clarification to number of credits required for the degree program (total of 36 credits); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/26/2016]

CORE COURSE CHANGES:

 Course Change: BA F254 - Personal Finance, 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; and add the (s) designation to course title; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/12/2016]

Course Change: BA F281 - Sports Management, 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option; change title to Introduction to Sports Management; effective fall 2016 upon approval. [Posted 11/09/2016]

Course Change: ANS F111 - History of Alaska Natives (s), 3 credits (3+0); change title to History of Colonization in Alaska: the Indigenous Response; remove cross-listing with HIST F110; change frequency of offering by adding each spring; add "X" designation for GER (to be reviewed at Core Review Committee); effective fall 2017 upon approval.

Course Drop: ANS F472W - Rural Alaska, Natives and the Press, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in over 10 years and is no longer needed; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 10/13/2016]

New Course: BA F308 - Professional Development: How to Prepare for a Job and Other Survival Skills, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X or COMM F121X; BA F151 or ACCT F261; "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F309 - Professional Development: Finding a Career, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

New Course: BA F310 - Professional Development: Being Successful in Your Career; 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and BA F308 (new course submitted); "X" designation requested; letter-graded; to be offered as demand warrants; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/16/2016]

Course Changes: CHNS F101 - Elementary Chinese I, and CHNS F102 - Elementary Chinese II, 5 credits each (5+0+0); add the X designation for GER humanities / language courses; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/22/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F180X - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits (3+0); with merging of Communication and Journalism departments, the course is being merged with JRN F101X - Media and Culture (COJO F101X); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [No paperwork has been received regarding JRN F101X being changed to COJO F101X -- has OAR seen any revision?] [Posted 2/18/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F469 - Communication Internship, 3 credits (3+0); course is being replaced by JRN F400 due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 2/14/2017]

Course Drop: COMM F470 - Communication Internship Seminar, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 2/14/2017]

Course Drop: JRN F432 W - Public Relations Techniques, 3 credits (3+0); course no longer needed due to department merger; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Program changes to be submitted.] [Posted 2/14/2017]

Course Drop: JRN F440/ JRN-NORS F640 - Ethics and Reporting in the Far North, 3 credits (3+0); being dropped as a moldy course; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Posted 2/14/2017]

Course Change: JUST / HUMS F125 - Introduction to Addictive Processes, 3 credits (3+0); add "X" for GERs; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Received and posted on 04/24/2017]

Course Change: JUST F251 - Criminology, 3 credits (3+0); add "X" for GERs; remove prerequisite of JUST F110; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Received 3/24/2017; posted 3/25/2017]

Course Change: LING F216X - Languages of the World, 3 credits (3+0); request to change frequency of offering from each fall to "as demand warrants" due to loss of faculty positions. [Received 03/31/2017 as minor change; posted 04/05/2017 for Core]

Course Change: PS F101 - Introduction to American Government and Politics, 3 credits (3+0);  add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  [Posted 02/14/2017]

Course Change: PS F221 - International Politics, 3 credits; add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; effective fall 2017 upon approval.  (Reference 91-UCCh Carry-over course at CRC; approved 10/26/2016). [Posted 02/14/2017]

Course Change: PS F272 - After Evil, 3 credits (3+0); add the "X" designation as a GER course option fulfilling Social Sciences; add the (s) designation (unclear if removing or keeping the "h" designation); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 02/14/2017]

Course Compression: PS F300X - Ethics and Society, 3 credits (3+0); compression for teaching over 'Mesters (Wintermester; Maymester); effective upon approval. [Posted 11/09/2016]

CHANGES RELATED TO GER Alignment for English (across the system):

Course Change: ENGL F111X - Introduction to Academic Writing, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing Across Contexts; prerequisite of placement into ENGL F111X; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

Course Change: ENGL F211X - Academic Writing about Literature, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Humanities; prerequisite of ENGL F111X or its equivalent; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

Course Change: ENGL F212 - Business, Grant and Report Writing, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Professions; add the "X" core designation; prerequisite of WRTG F111X; sophomore standing recommended; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

Course Change: ENGL F213X - Academic Writing about the Social and Natural Sciences, 3 credits (3+0); change course subject code to WRTG and title to Writing and the Sciences; see justification document included with change packet; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

Course Drop: ENGL F313 - Writing Nonfiction Prose, 3 credits (3+0); course has  not been taught since spring of 2011 and was replaced by ENGL F273 (which was later replaced with ENGL F377 when new Creative Writing Minor was created); effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

New Course: WRTG F214X - Arguing Across Contexts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of WRTG F111X; letter-graded; to be offered each semester; effective fall 2017 upon approval. [Posted 11/15/2016]

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