UAF Governance

Fall 2009 Semester Course and Program Review Cycle

10-Day Review Notices





TRIAL COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 16, 2009, the following trial course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review Committee or the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committee, as appropriate. Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu

 
SFOS - MSL:

Undergraduate Course Request
Trial Course: MSL F494 - Environmental Oceanography, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include MSL F111X and MATH F103 or permission of instructor; course repeatable 1 time with new content; letter graded; to be offered every spring; first offered in Spring 2010; effective Spring 2010 upon approval.
Status: Approved with changes by CR on
9-21-09.

Graduate Course Request
Trial Course: MSL F694 - Early Life-histories of Marine Invertebrates, 3 credits (3+0); letter graded; not repeatable; prerequisites include graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be offered alternate spring; first offered Spring 2010.
Status: Disapproved at GAAC

Stacked Course Request
Trial Course: ED F494/F694 - Dynamic Earth Processes: A Science Course for Teachers, 3 credits (3+0); online delivery format of stacked courses; letter-graded; non-repeatable; first offered in Spring 2010 upon approval.
Status: Disapproved at CR on 9-21-09.

Undergraduate Course Request
Trial Course: BIOL F294 - Introduction to Human Nutrition, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F100X or BIOL F103X or BIOL F115X or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered Spring 2010.
Status: Approved with changes by CR on
9-21-09.




 

NEW COURSES
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
Fall 2009 Review Cycle for UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 11, 2009, the following undergraduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review Committee of the Faculty Senate. Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
TVC (Recreation), CLA (Theatre)New Course: RECR F130N - Middle Eastern Dance, 1 credit (0+3); to be cross-listed with THR F130N; first offering in Spring 2010; effective Fall 2010.
TVC, CLA (Foreign Languages)New Course: ITAL F100A - Beginning Italian I, 3 credits (3+0); not intended for Foreign Language major or minor requirements; not intended for Perspectives on Human Conditions requirements; letter graded; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants in fall semesters; effective Fall 2010.
TVC, CLA (Foreign Languages)New Course: ITAL F100B - Beginning Italian II, 3 credits (3+0); not intended for Foreign Language major or minor requirements; not intended for Perspectives on Human Conditions requirements; letter graded; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
TVC, CLA (Foreign Languages)New Course: ARAB F100A - Beginning Arabic I, 3 credits (3+0); not intended for Foreign Language major or minor requirements; not intended for Perspectives on Human Conditions requirements; letter graded; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
TVC, CLA (Foreign Languages)New Course: ARAB F100B - Beginning Arabic II, 3 credits (3+0); not intended for Foreign Language major or minor requirements; not intended for Perspectives on Human Conditions requirements; letter graded; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
Honors ProgramNew Course: HNRS F280 - Honors Capstone/Research Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); graded Pass/Fail; may be repeated three times; prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, completion of or enrollment in COMM F131X or F141X; to be offered every spring, first offering in Spring 2011; effective Fall 2010.
GRADUATE COURSES
SNRAS - Geography, NRMNew Course: GEOG F692 - Graduate Seminar, 1 credit (0+0+1); cross-listed with NRM F692; repeatable 3 times; letter graded; prerequisites include graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be offered every fall and spring; effective Fall 2010.
Office of Research Integrity / Graduate School - Interdisciplinary StudiesNew Course: LAS F601 - Responsible Conduct of Research, 2 credits (2+0); letter graded; nonrepeatable; prerequisites include senior or graduate student standing; to be offered every fall and spring; first offered Spring 2011. (Wintermester, also)
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 18, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
General StudiesNew Course: FYE 100 - First Year Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); restricted to baccalaureate degree-seeking (including baccalaureate intended) students with fewer than 30 earned credits; pass/fail; repeatable 1 time for a total of 2 credits; to be offered each fall and spring; first offered summer 2010; effective Summer 2010 upon approval.
SFOS - FisheriesNew Course: FISH F412 - Human-Environment Research Methods, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed with ANTH F412; required course for Fisheries B.A.; letter-graded, not repeatable; prerequisites include junior or senior standing; FISH F411 or permission or instructor; to be offered alternate spring; first offered Spring 2011 upon approval; effective Fall 2010.
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 25, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - RecreationNew Course: RECR F170N - Introduction to Winter Camping, 1 credit; graded pass/fail and not repeatable; special fees apply; restrictions include instructor permission; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
CRCD/TVC - RecreationNew Course: RECR F160E - Beginning Archery, 1 credit (0+3); graded pass/fail and not repeatable; special fees apply; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
GRADUATE COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 25, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
SFOS - FisheriesNew Course: FISH F626 - Behavioral and Physiological Ecology of Fishes, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked with FISH F426; letter-graded and not repeatable; prerequisites include BIOL F115X, BIOL F116X, FISH F288, or permission of instructor; FISH F425 or BIOL F271, and FISH F427 recommended; to be offered alternate spring; first offered Spring 2011; effective Fall 2010.
CNSM - PhysicsNew Course: PHYS F648 - Nonlinear Dynamics, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite is graduate standing; letter graded; non-repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; first offered Spring 2012; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 30, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
SNRAS - GeographyNew Course: GEOG F475 - National Park Concepts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include junior standing or higher or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring; first offered Spring 2011; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 16, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - JournalismNew Course: JRN F204 - Digital Basic Photography, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; recommended intermediate computer knowledge; letter grade; non-repeatable; to be offered fall and spring; first offering Summer 2010.
CLA - Foreign LanguagesNew Course: SPAN F311 - Advanced Spanish Composition (h), 3 credits (3+0); distance delivery lecture format; prerequisites include SPAN F202 or equivalent or permission of instructor; English F111X is recommended; letter grade and non-repeatable; to be offered every semester; first offered Fall 2010 upon approval.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 26, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD - Developmental EdNew Course: DEVM F056 - Math Fast Track: Prealgebra/Elementary Algebra Review, 1 credit; compressed 2-week lecture format for 'mester' offerings; prerequisite includes placement into DEVM 050 or DEVM 060; repeatable; graded pass/fail; to be offered 3 times per year: Augustmester, Wintermester and Maymester; first offering Maymester 2010 upon approval.
CRCD - Developmental EdNew Course: DEVM F066 - Advanced Math Fast Track: Elementary/Intermediate Algebra Review, 1 credit; compressed 2-week lecture format for 'mester' offerings; prerequisite includes placement into DEVM F060, DEVM F105 or DEVM F106; repeatable; graded pass/fail; to be offered 3 times per year: Augustmester, Wintermester and Maymester; first offering Maymester 2010 upon approval.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 4, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - EMSNew Course: EMS F150 - Wilderness Emergency Care, 3 credits to be offered in a compressed lecture format over 2 weeks; letter graded and not repeatable; no prerequisites; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering Summer Sessions 2010; effective Summer 2010 upon approval.
CRCD/TVC - EMSNew Course: FIRE F219 - Rapid Intervention Company Operations, 3 credits compressed to a lecture format of 11 weeks; letter graded and not repeatable; prerequisites include FIRE F117, FIRE F131, FIRE F133, FIRE F 135, and FIRE F137 or department head approval; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering in Fall 2010; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 5, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Drafting TechnologyNew Course: DRT F145 - Structural Drafting, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include DRT F170 or permission of program coordinator; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2010.
CRCD/TVC - Drafting TechnologyNew Course: DRT F155 - Mechanical & Electrical Drafting, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include DRT F170 or permission of program coordinator; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 6, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CNSM - Biology
SNRAS - NRM
New Course: BIOL F136 - An Introduction to Macro-(Field) and Micro - (Lab) Mushroom Identification; 1 credit offered in a compressed format, comprised of 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab and 16 hours field trips; cross-listed with NRM F1xx; graded pass/fail; repeatable up to 3 credits; to be offered every summer; effective Summer 2010 upon approval.
CRCD/TVC - Applied BusinessNew Course: ABUS F234 - Introduction to Investing, 3 credits (3+0); letter grade, not repeatable; ABUS F161 recommended; multiple delivery formats including lecture and web-based; semester, weekend and "-mester" formats; to be offered every fall, first offering in Fall 2010; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 9, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Applied BusinessNew Course: ABUS F161 - Personal and Business Finance, 3 credits (3+0); ; letter grade, not repeatable; no prerequisites; multiple delivery formats including lecture and web-based; semester, weekend and "-mester" formats; to be offered fall and spring, first offering in Fall 2010; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 13, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CEM - Mining & Geological Engr.New Course: GE F624 - Stochastic Hydrology & Geohydrology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include GE F620 or equivalent, and graduate standing in Engineering or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants, first offering in Spring 2011; effective Fall 2010.
CEM - Mining & Geological Engr.Program Change: M.S., Geological Engineering; changes to both thesis and non-thesis core course requirements; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 18, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD - Rural DevelopmentNew Course: RD F110 - Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Land Claims in the 21st Century, 1 credit (1+0) in an online course for Blackboard; no prerequisites, letter grade and not repeatable; first offering Fall 2010; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 30, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.New Course: MIN F225 - Quantitative Methods in Mining Engineering, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include MIN F103, MATH F107, MATH 108 or equivalent; MATH F200X is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable for credit; course will be required for the BS in Mining Engineering; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2010.
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.New Course: MIN F226 - Mine Development, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisite of MIN F103; MIN F225 recommended, or approval of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable for credit; content replaces dropped courses MIN F106 and F206; to be offered every spring, first offering Spring 2011; effective Fall 2010.

 

CHANGED OR DROPPED COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 11, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE COURSE CHANGES
CNSM - Biology & WildlifeCourse Change: BIOL F271 - Principles of Ecology, 4 credits (3+3); change prerequisites to include library skills courses or competency; effective Fall 2010.
Graduate Program in Marine Science & LimnologyCourse Change: MSL F420 - Scientific Diving, 2 credites (1+1+8); change course number from F420 to F220; change course description to more accurately reflect content; course fee change; effective Fall 2010.
SNRAS - NRM; CLA - NORSDrop Course: NRM F432/F632 -Literature of Science and the Environment, 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed and stacked with NORS F432/F632; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 18, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
UNDERGRADUATE COURSE CHANGES
CRCD/TVC - Human ServicesCourse Change: HUMS 202 - Standards of Practice II, 1 credit (1+0); change the catalog course description as the wrong one was originally submitted in 2007-08; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 16, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - Foreign LanguagesCourse Change: SPAN F203 - Conversational Spanish II (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to ¡SÍ SÍ! (Summer Intensive Spanish Immersion); change frequency of offering from 'fall, summer and as demand warrants' to 'summer as demand warrants'; prerequisites changed to SPAN F201/202 or equivalent, or permission of instructor; change to letter grade from pass/fail; to be offered Summer 2010 upon approval.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 26, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
SFOS - Fisheries DivisionCourse Change: FISH F315 - Fisheries Techniques, 4 credits (3+3); change title to Freshwater Fisheries Techniques; change format from semester to two-week compressed course; change from 4 credits to 3 credits (2+3); change frequency of offering from fall to Maymester of even years; effective Maymester 2010 upon approval.
SOEd - EducationCourse Drop: ED F477 W, O - Knowledge and Skills for Alaska Rural Educators, 12 credits (12+0); course has not been offered since fall 2004 and licensure program that was connected to the course has been replaced by other approved licensure programs; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 4, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - PLSCourse Change: PLS F102 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies, 4 credits (4+0); change title to Introduction to the Law; and change the number of credits from 4 to 3 (3+0); effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 6, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - Political Scinece; Alaska Native StudiesCourse Change: PS F450 - Comparative Aboriginal Policies and Politics (s); 3 credits (3+0); change title to Comparative Indigenous Rights and Policies; currently cross-listed with ANS F450; stack with PS F650; offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 18, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate course requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - PsychologyCourse Change: PSY F445W- Community Psychology, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to 3+0, removing scheduled lab component; remove PSY/SOC F330 from prerequisites; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 30, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.Drop Course: MIN F106 - Mining Operations I, 1 credit (1+0); dropping the course and planning to replace course content with a new course that will better prepare students for successive junior/senior level courses; effective Fall 2010.
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.Drop Course: MIN F206 - Mining Operations II, 1 credit (1+0); dropping the course and planning to replace course content with a new course that will better prepare students for successive junior/senior level courses; effective Fall 2010.
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.Drop Course: MIN F433 - Mining Access, Safety and Environmental Law, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in years and content is offered through other existing courses and a new course proposal; effective Fall 2010.
CEM Mining & Geological Engr.Course Change: MIN F407 W - Mine Reclamation and Environmental Management, 2 credits (2+0); increase back to 3 credits (3+0); effective Fall 2010.

 

NEW PROGRAMS

Unless objections are received prior to October 20, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
CRCD - TVCNew Program: Minor, American Sign Language; requires completion of 15 credits, including ASLG F101, ASLG F202, ASLG F203, ASLG F204, ASLG 205, and ASLG F110 (a 1-credit course that may be repeated for up to 3 credits).
Unless objections are received prior to October 27, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu
CRCD - IACNew Program: Certificate - Rural Nutrition Services, 30 credits comprised of 6-9 credits in general university requirements, 15-16 credits of required RNS and HLTH courses, and 5-9 credits of advisor-approved electives supporting the student's RNS Individualized Academic Plan; effective Fall 2010 pending all approvals including BOR.
Unless objections are received prior to October 30, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu
CEM - Mining Engr.New Program: Minor, Mining Engineering, requiring a minimum of 15 credits of mining electives at the F300-level or above; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 5, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Drafting TechnologyNew Program: A.A.S., Drafting Technology; requires completion of 60-63 credits, comprised of 15 credits of university and AAS requirements, 42 credits of major requirements, and 3-6 elective credits; effective Fall 2010 pending all approvals including BOR and NWCCU.

 

CHANGED PROGRAMS
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 11, 2009, the following graduate and undergraduate program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
CLA - Foreign Languages & LiteratureProgram Change: B.A., Foreign Languages: remove the requirements for a specific sequence of courses in the "Two Languages" option; change requirments for the "Single Language" option, and eliminate the "Teaching" track; effective Fall 2010.
  
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 18, 2009, the following graduate program request(s) will be reviewed by the Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenat@uaf.edu
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
SNRASProgram Change: M.S., and Master's of Natural Resources Management and Geography (MNRMG), revise degree requirement descriptions to make them accurate; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 30, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - MusicProgram Change: B.A.-Music, B.M.-Music Education, B.M.-Music Performance: bring core requirements of Music degrees in line with the university requirements by reducing Math credits required to 3 (as supported by Catalog) instead of 6-7 shown on degree checklists; change will allow for additional music course requirements in future; effective Fall 2010.
CLA - Foreign LanguagesProgram Change: Minor, Foreign Languages: allow 100-level Foreign Language courses to count toward the "Perspectives on Human Condition" portion of the core and toward the Foreign Language minor; 12 credits for the minor remain at the 200-level; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 27, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD - IACProgram Change: A.S. - Associate of Science, change description of the concentration area to articulate the connection with Bachelor of Science degree programs; effective Fall 2010.
CEM - Electrical & Computer EngineeringProgram Change: B.S. - Electrical Engineering; remove the CS F201 option in the "ES F201 or CS F201" requirement; change grade requirements from earning a C grade or better in each electrical engineering course to earning a C grade or better in each course in the degree program; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 28, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA-CommunicationProgram Change: M.A., Communication, in the statement of degree requirements add an admission requirement for an academic writing sample; also UAF Catalog modification (pg. 28) to include "communication" in list of programs with earlier credential submission dates; effective Fall 2010.
CEM - Electrical & Computer EngineeringProgram Change: M.S., Electrical Engineering, add wording to program requirements that at least 26 credits must be at the F600-level; effective Fall 2010.
SOEd - Secondary EducationProgram Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program with M.Ed., Secondary Education Option, clarify admission requirements and add test requirements for World Language applicants, and minor editorial changes; effective Fall 2010.
SOEd - Secondary EducationProgram Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program, clarify admission requirements and add test requirements for World Language applicants, and minor editorial changes; effective Fall 2010.
SOEd - Secondary EducationProgram Change: K-12 Art Endorsement with M.Ed., Secondary Education Option, minor editorial changes to program description and correction of a course name and credit hours; effective Fall 2010.
SOEd - Secondary EducationProgram Change: K-12 Art Endorsement Licensure Program, minor editorial changes to program description and correction of a course name and credit hours; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 4, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Diesel/Heavy EquipmentProgram Change: Certificate, Diesel/Heavy Equipment, clarify that communication and human relations content requirements are embedded within the major required courses, reducing the minimum number of required credits from 40-42 credits to 36 credits; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 5, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Drafting TechnologyProgram Change: Certificate, Drafting Technology; refine the certificate requirements by changing certificate credit requirements from 36 to 33-34 credits; remove DRT F110, PRT F110, and PRT F117 from required courses; add DRT F270, DRT F121 and CM F102 as required courses; break the Major electives into six concentration areas reflecting the trades/profession; update program description; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 13, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CEM - Mining & Geological Engr.Program Change: M.S., Geological Engineering; changes to both thesis and non-thesis core course requirements; effective Fall 2010.
CRCD/TVC - Applied BusinessProgram Change: Certificate, Applied Business, clarify and update course requirements for concentration areas, and add new ABUS F161 and ABUS F234 courses; effective Fall 2010.
CRCD/TVC - Applied BusinessProgram Change: A.A.S. and Minor, Applied Business, update course requirements for the different A.A.S. concentrations and for the General Business minor; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 18, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Early Childhood EdProgram Change: A.A.S., Early Childhood Education; corrections and clarifications to the degree requirement descriptions; add ECE F230 as an alternate course to ECE F240; effective Fall 2010.
CRCD/TVC - Early Childhood EdProgram Change: Certificate, Early Childhood Education; update and clarify courses needed for Human Relations degree requirements; correct number of credits for ECE F170 Practicum I; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 23, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CRCD/TVC - Applied BusinessProgram Change: Administrative Assistant Occupational Endorsement, Applied Business, reduce the number of required credits for the OE from 18 to 16; add choice of taking ABUS F102C and ABUS F271 to fulfill requirements; revise computer course requirement to allow for more choices; effective Fall 2010.
SFOS - FisheriesProgram Change: B.S. - Fisheries Science; update title and number of credits for FISH F315 in the program listing and revise the number of required upper-division credits for electives to keep the degree minimum at 126 credits; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 30, 2009, the following undergraduate and graduate course/program requests will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review and/or Graduate Academic & Advisory Committees of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CEM - Mining & Geological Engr.Program Change: B.S., Mining Engineering; update degree requirements to reflect dropped courses of MIN F106 and MIN F206; add new courses (submitted simultaneously) of MIN F225 and MIN F226; and add course changes reflected in MIN F407W; add technical electives of CE F603, MIN F415 and MIN F646; remove ES F201 from degree requirements; minor wording changes to program description; effective Fall 2010.

 

CORE COURSES
Unless objections are received prior to Sept. 11, 2009, the following undergraduate core course requests will be reviewed by the Core Review Committee of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
SNRAS - NRMCore "W" Request: NRM F304 O - Perspectives in Natural Resources Management, 3 credits (3+0); offered fall; effective Fall 2010.
CNSM - BiologyCore "O" Request: BIOL F462/F662 - Concepts of Infectious Diseases, 3 credits (3+0); Oral designation for Public (medium or large class); effective Spring 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Oct. 22, 2009, the following undergraduate core course requests will be reviewed by the Core Review Committee of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
SOEdCourse Drop: ED F477 W, O - Knowledge and Skills for Alaska Rural Educators, 12 credits (12+0); course has not been offered since fall 2004 and licensure program that was connected to the course has been replaced by other approved licensure programs; effective Fall 2010.
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 6, 2009, the following undergraduate core course requests will be reviewed by the Core Review Committee of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - Political ScienceCore "O" Request: PS F403- Public Policy, 3 credits (3+0); Oral designation for Public (small class); effective Fall 2010. (Note: "O" only applies to undergraduate level of the course. Course is stacked with PS/NORS F603.)
Unless objections are received prior to Nov. 23, 2009, the following undergraduate core course requests will be reviewed by the Core Review Committee of the Faculty Senate (as appropriate). Complete request materials are on file in the Goverance Office for review. Send objections via email to fysenate@uaf.edu
CLA - Art, ANS, Anth.Core "W" Request: ART F365 - Native Art of Alaska (h), 3 credits (3+0); cross-listed with both ANS F365 and ANTH F365; offered fall; effective Fall 2010.

 

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENTS
 No new OE's submitted as of 11/13/09.