UAF Governance

Fall 2011 / Spring 2012 Curriculum - 10-day Notices

Email Jayne Harvie at the Faculty Senate Office with objections or concerns.

Trial Courses:

Trial Course:   GEOS F194 - Natural Hazards and Disasters, 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered Spring 2012 upon approval. [Posted 9/21/2011]

Trial Course:   SCIA F194 - Bush Physics in the 21st Century, 6 credits (5 lecture; 1 lab) offered October - April; distance delivery via video conference; foundational physics course with lab component; designed for underserved college and high school students; prerequisites include passing the Alaska High School Exit Exam for high school students; placement in DEVM F105 or satisfactory high school Algebra I with instructor permission; high school geometry, Algebra 2 and Trigonometry recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each year, [effective Fall 2012 / Spring 2013]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

Trial Course: GEOS F694 - Applied Seismology: 3 credits (3+0), prerequisites include MATH F202X and MATH F314 or permission of instructor; not repeatable; letter graded; to be offered even-number spring; first offering Spring 2012. [Posted 9/21/2011]

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

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

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

Courses and Programs:

Undergraduate New Courses:

New Course:   FISH F1xx - Distinctive Education in Motion: Biodiversity of Nature and Environmental Stewardship (DEM BONES), 2 credits (1+3); course designed for high school students; letter-graded and repeatable twice for max of 4 credits based upon differing content; prerequisites include GPA of 2.5 or higher for junior or senior students who have at least 1 science and 1 math class completed; first offering Spring 2013 [not 2012].  Course is submitted on Format 2 -- treat as Format 1. Was taught as a trial course   (see 7-Tr for 2010-11). [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   BIOL F3xx - Principles of Epidemiology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of STAT F200X or higher or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring of even years; first offering [Spring 2014 - probably not Spring 2012]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   RECR F150Q - Intermediate Tennis, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of RECR F140Q or permission of instructor; graded pass/fail and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Spring 2013 [NOT Spring 2012 which is on proposal]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   CHNS F100C - Chinese Culture and Conversation IIA (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CHNS F100B or permission of instructor [does F100B course exist?]; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Fall 2012 [NOT fall 2011 which is in proposal]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   CHNS F100D - Chinese Culture and Conversation IIA (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CHNS F100C or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Spring 2013 [NOT Spring 2012]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course: LING F4xx - Topics in Linguistics (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include LING F101, LING F318, LING F320, or permission of instructor; letter-graded; repeatable two times; to be offered in fall; first offering Fall 2012 [NOT Fall 2011 which is in the proposal]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course: GEOS F222 - Fundamentals of Geospatial Sciences, 3 credits (2+3); to be cross-listed as GEOG F222; prerequisites of GEOG F111X or GEOS F101X or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F290 - The Geology of Wine, 3 credits (2.5+.95); no prerequisites; graded Pass/Fail and not repeatable; adherence to UAF Alcohol Beverage Policy 05.12.001, students must be 21 to register; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2013 [not 2012]; effective Fall 2012.  [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F309 - Tectonics, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X, and GEOS F213 or GEOS F262, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring, first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F317O - Paleontological Research and Laboratory Methods, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; Oral emphasis for Public (small class); to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F377O - Ice in the Climate System, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include PHYS F103C and MATH F200X or permission of instructor; new foundation course for Geology degree; letter-graded and not repeatable, Oral emphasis for Public (medium or large class); to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering Spring 2014, effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F436 / F636 - Beyone the Mouse: Computer Programming and Automation for Geoscientists, 2 credits (1+3); no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail and not repeatable; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F485 - Mass Extinctions, Neocatastrophism and the History of Life, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include GEOS F315W and GEOS F322, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F446 - Petroleum Geology, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as GEOS F646 (which is to be cross-listed as PETE F646); prerequisite for PETE / GEOS F646 is graduate standing or permission of instructor; prerequisites for GEOS F446 include GEOS F314 and GEOS F322 or equivalent; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even-numbered years, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Arctic Plants and Vegetation Ecology: Lecture, 2 credits (2*); part one of a proposed two-part series; prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X or equivalent, BIOL F239 or BIOL F271, or permission of instructor; lecture course includes 7 hours lab time and a 1-day field trip; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring semesters, first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. Course number series to be identified. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Arctic Plants and Vegetation Ecology: Field, 2 credits (2*); part two of a proposed two-part series; prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X or equivalent, BIOL F239 or BIOL F271, or permission of instructor; 14 days with 10 days of field work, 2 days of preparation and 2 days of preparation and presentation of student oral summaries of field projects; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2012.  Course number series to be identified.  [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Environmental Microbiology, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as BIOL F6xx, CHEM F6xx, and ENVE F6xx; prerequisites include BIOL F115X, F116X, BIOL F342 and CHEM F105X, F106X or equivalent, or permission of instructor; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: CTT F250 - Current Topics in Construction Trades, 1-3 variable credits taught in compressed time formats; letter-graded; repeatable up to 4 times with a maximum of 12 credits earned; no prerequisites (but recommendations are included); to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.] [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: TM F140 - Introduction to Geospatial Data, 1 credit taught in a three-day compressed format; prerequisite of 'basic computer literacy equivalent to CIOS F100 or permission of instructor'; letter-graded and not repeatable; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.] [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: TM F141 - Practical GIS for Rural Alaska, 2 credits taught in a compressed time format of six days (with 5 days on-site intensive lecture format and 1 audio conference on 6th day); prerequisite of TM F140 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.] [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: TM F142 - Practical GIS Project Design, 2 credits taught in a compressed time format of six days (with 5 days on-site intensive lecture format and 1 audio conference on 6th day); prerequisite of TM F141 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Not Spring 2012 as stated on form.] [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: ED F4xx - Fundamentals of Media Design, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivered, web-based course with 3 synchronous class sessions; prerequisite of admission to the M.Ed. Program or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

New Course: ED F4xx - Web 2.0 Fundamentals: Participate, Produce, Publish, 3 credits (3+0); distance delivered, web-based course with 3 synchronous class sessions during semester; prerequisite of admission to the M.Ed. Program or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

New Course: GEOG F202 - Natural Disasters, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F111X; course designed for the new Environmental Decision Making concentration; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

New Course: GEOS F4xx / 6xx (proposed as 431/631) - Foundations of Geophysics, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include GEOS F418, MATH F302, and MATH F314 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/13/2011]

New Course: GEOG F4xx - Comparative Farming and Sustanable Food Systems, 3 credits (3+0); cross-list as NRM F4xx; prerequisites include junior standing and ENGL F211X or 213X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; frequency not specified; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/15/2011]

New Course: ECE F304 W - Attachment and Social Development, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; recommended are ECE F104 or ECE F220 or ECE F245 or ED/PSY F245 or other early development course; (s) designator; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered "fall or as demand warrants"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F305 - Social Emotional Development: Reflection and Practice, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; recommended are ECE F104, ECE F107 and ECE F140; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered "spring or as demand warrants"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F306 W - Building Bridges to Support Family Mental Health, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered "spring or as demand warrants"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F410 - Supporting Family Relationships through Mentoring, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; recommended are ECE F130, ECE F302 and ECE F405; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall or as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F471 - Clinical Practice: Organizational Action Research, 3 credits (1+0+14); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and completion of all CDFS core major and Administration or Family Support concentration coursework; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years or as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F472 - Clinical Practice: Classroom Research, 3 credits (1+0+14); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and completion of all CDFS core major and concentration coursework, excluding ECE F473; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring or as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F473 - Clinical Practice: Classroom Management, 3 credits (1+0+14); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, and completion of all CDFS core major and concentration coursework, excluding ECE F472, may be taken concurrently with ECE F480; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring or as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: ECE F480 - Child Development and Family Studies Portfolio, 1 credit (.5 +0+1.5); prerequisites include all CDFS major and concentration coursework, may be taken concurrently with ECE F471 or ECE F472 or ECE F473; graded Pass/Fail; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; to be offered fall and spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

New Course: PSY F301 W, O - Psychology in Action, 3 credits (3+0); (s) designator; W and O designators (Formats 6 and 7 to Core Review); prerequisites include PSY F101, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X, a social science research methods course, and 9 credits of psychology; course is repeatable for up to 6 credits based on content variability; letter-graded; to be offered fall and spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/31/2011]

New Course: URSA F192 - Introduction to UAF Research and Creative Scholarship, 1 credit (1+0); graded Pass/Fail; repeatable for a total of 2 credits; to be offered fall and spring semesters; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/3/2011]

New Course: URSA F388 - Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship I, 2-4 credits (0-.5+4-10); variable credit earned based on research project size; repeatable two times for a maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; to be offered fall and spring semesters; effective Fall 2012.

New Course: URSA F488 - Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship II, 2-4 credits (0-.5+4-10); variable credit earned based on research project size; repeatable two times for a maximum of 6 credits; letter-graded; to be offered fall and spring semesters; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/3/2011]

New Course: URSA F492 - Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); repeatable for a maximum of two credits; graded Pass/Fail; to be offered fall and spring semesters; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/3/2011]

New Course: CHNS F100A - Chinese Culture and Converstation IA (h), 3 credits (3+0); no prerequisites; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Fall 2012 [NOT fall 2011 which is in proposal]. [Posted 11/28/2011]

New Course: CHNS F100B - Chinese Culture and Converstation IB (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of CHNS F100A or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Spring 2013 [NOT spring 2012 which is in proposal]. [Posted 11/28/2011]

New Course: BA F470 - Leadership Theory and Development, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as LEAD F470; prerequisites include ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X, or permission of instructor; special restrictions of BA F390 preferred; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/9/2011]

New Course: BA F472 - Leading Change, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as LEAD F472; prerequisites include ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X, or permission of instructor; special restrictions of BA F390 preferred; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate fall; first offering Fall 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/9/2011]

New Course: GE F445 - Design of Earth Dams and Embankments, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of GE F420 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring as demand warrants; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 3/19/2012]

New Course: ANTH F225 - Anthropology and Race (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ANTH F100X; letter-graded and not repeatable; course to be required for the BA/BS in Anthropology; to be offered in spring of even-numbered years; first offering Spring 2014, effective Fall 2012. [Posted 3/19/2012]

New Course: PSY F201 - Culture and Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of PSY F101; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each fall and spring; first offering fall 2012; effective Fall 2012.[Posted 4/3/2012]

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

New Course: FREN F433 - Studies in French and European Cinema, 3 credits (2+2); to be cross-listed as FLM F433; prerequisites include ENGL F217 or FLM F217, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, FREN F301 or FREN F302 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and repeatable (based on varying themes) 2 times for a maximum of 9 credits; to be offered Wintermester 2012 and/or other 'Mesters; effective Fall 2012 upon approval.

Graduate New Courses:

New Course:   FISH F645 - Bioeconomic Modeling and Fisheries Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include STAT F401 and MATH F200, MATH F262 or MATH F272; graduate standing or permission of instructor; distance delivery by videoconference; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; first offering SPRING 2013 [not 2012]. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   FISH F670 - Quantitative Analysis for Marine Policy Decisions, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include STAT F401 and MATH F200, MATH F262 or MATH F272; graduate standing or permission of instructor; distance delivery by videoconference; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in spring of odd-numbered years; first offering Spring 2013. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course:   FISH F672 - Law and Fisheries, 2 credits (2+0); distance delivery by videoconference; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in even-numbered fall; first offering Fall 2012. [Posted 9/21/2011]

New Course: GEOS F607 - Applied Seismology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of GEOS F609 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering Srping 2014; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F609 - Inverse Problems and Parameter Estimation, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MATH F202X and MATH F314, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd-numbered years, first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F636 / F436 - Beyond the Mouse: Computer Programming and Automation for Geoscientists, 2 credits (1+3); no prerequisites; graded Pass / Fail and not repeatable; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: BIOL F6xx - Scientific Teaching, 2 credits (2+0); to be cross-listed as CHEM F6xx and GEOS F6xx; prerequisite of graduate standing; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring, first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: PETE F646 - Petroleum Geology, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed and stacked as GEOS F446 / F646; prerequisite for PETE / GEOS F646 is graduate standing or permission of instructor; prerequisites for GEOS F446 include GEOS F314 and GEOS F322 or equivalent; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even-numbered years, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F6xx / F4xx - Arctic Plants and Vegetation Ecology: Lecture, 2 credits (2*); part one of a proposed two-part series; prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X or equivalent, BIOL F239 or BIOL F271, or permission of instructor; lecture course includes 7 hours lab time and a 1-day field trip; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring semesters, first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. Course number series to be identified. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F6xx / F4xx - Arctic Plants and Vegetation Ecology: Field, 2 credits (2*); part two of a proposed two-part series; prerequisites include BIOL F115X and BIOL F116X or equivalent, BIOL F239 or BIOL F271, or permission of instructor; 14 days with 10 days of field work, 2 days of preparation and 2 days of preparation and presentation of student oral summaries of field projects; first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2012. Course number series to be identified. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: BIOL F4xx / F6xx - Environmental Microbiology, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as BIOL F6xx, CHEM F6xx, and ENVE F6xx; prerequisites include BIOL F115X, F116X, BIOL F342 and CHEM F105X, F106X or equivalent, or permission of instructor; to be offered every fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: EDSE F678 - Special Education Clinical Practice: Initial, 3 credits (1+0+20); required course for students in the initial licensure program; prerequisite of successful completion of 18 approved credits in graduate level special education coursework; to be offered every fall, spring and summer; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: COUN F627 - Developmental Interventions, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include COUN F623, admittance to the Counseling program, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered each spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: COUN F6xx - Internship III, 3 credits (3+20); prerequisites include COUN F634P, COUN F636, COUN F690, admittance to Counseling program, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall and spring; first offering in Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/18/2011]

New Course: COUN F6xx - Internship IV, 3 credits (3+20); prerequisites include COUN F643P, COUN F636, COUN F690, COUN F6xx (new Internship III course), admittance to Counseling program, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall and spring; first offering in Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/18/2011]

New Course: ED F682 - Rethinking Multicultural Education, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of having completed a bachelor's degree; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered each fall; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

New Course: GEOS F4xx / 6xx (proposed as 431/631) - Foundations of Geophysics, 4 credits (3+3); prerequisites include GEOS F418, MATH F302, and MATH F314 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/13/2011]

New Course: GEOG F6xx - Sustainable Livelihoods and Community Well-Being, 3 credits (3+0); cross-list as NRM F6xx; prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall, first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/15/2011]

New Course: MRAP F288 - Museum Research Apprentice I, 1-2 credits (0-1+3-6); prerequisite of instructor's permission; graded Pass/Fail and repeatable 4 times for a maximum of 8 credits; to be offered both fall and spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/9/2011]

New Course: MRAP F488 - Museum Research Apprentice II, 1-2 credits (0-1+3-6); prerequisite of instructor's permission; graded Pass/Fail and repeatable 4 times for a maximum of 8 credits; to be offered both fall and spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/9/2011]

New Course: ANTH F223 - Fundamentals of Sociolinguistics, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as LING F223; prerequisites include ANTH F100X or LING F101; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring, first offering spring 2013, effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

New Course: ED F476 - Assessment of Literacy Development, 1 credit (.5+0+.5); however, contact hours are shown as 1 hour lecture with 22 hours practicum; letter-graded and not repeatable; prerequisite of admittance to the internship year or permission of instructor; to be offered every spring; first offering spring 2014; effective Fall 2013.  [Posted 3/16/2012]

New Course: ANTH F659 - Language and Prehistory, 3 credits (3+0); to be crosslisted as LING F659; prerequisite of graduate student enrollment or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even-numbered years; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 3/19/2012]

New Course: FREN F433 - Studies in French and European Cinema, 3 credits (2+2); to be cross-listed as FLM F433; prerequisites include ENGL F217 or FLM F217, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, FREN F301 or FREN F302 or permission of instructor; letter-graded and repeatable (based on varying themes) 2 times for a maximum of 9 credits; to be offered Wintermester 2012 and/or other 'Mesters; effective Fall 2012 upon approval. [Posted 5/18/2012; for Fall 2012 review cycle.]

Course Changes:

Undergraduate:

Course Change: WLF F222 - Principles and Techniques of Wildlife Management, 3 credits (2+3); change course number (and level) to F322; add writing-intensive designator (needs Format 7); add ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X to prerequisites; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: GEOS F418 - Basic Geophysics, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Solid Earth Geophysics; change course number from F418 to F318; to be used as a prerequisite course for GEOS F431 (new course); change frequency of offering from every fall to alternate fall; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

Drop Course: GEOS F434 / F634 - Remote Sensing of Cryosphere, 4 credits (3+3); was offered as an elective and its deletion will not hamper remote sensing degree emphasis; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Drop Course: BIOL F450W, O - Women and Science, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been taught in more than five years; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: BIOL F475 - Vegetation Description and Analysis, 2 credits (1+3); change credit distribution to (2+3) and increase to 3 credits; stack as a graduate level course; change prerequisites from BIOL F474 or other general ecology course instead to: BIOL F239 or BIOL FF233 or BIOL F271; or BIOL F331 or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: MATH F306 - Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, 3 credits (3+0); update title and description to more aptly reflect how course is currently taught; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: DEVS F105 - Intensive Reading Development, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Academic Reading for College; update description to reflect current content of course; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Drop: PHYS F116X - Physical Science II, 4 credits (3+3); course has not been offered in several years, and is not needed by Process Technology or any other program; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/20/2011]

Course Change: EE F408/F608 - Power Electronics, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Power Electronics Design; change number of credits to 4 and distribution to (3+3); add "W" and "O" -intensive designators (Formats 6 and 7 to go to Core Review); change prerequisites by dropping EE F303 and EE F333; add as prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; EE F303; EE F334; EE F354; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGLS F213X or permission of instructor; and senior standing; letter-graded and not repeatable; offered spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/20/2011]

Course Drop: MATH F402 - Intermediate Real Analysis, 3 credits (3+0); course has not been offered in several years; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/26/2011]

Course Change: PSY F345 - Abnormal Psychology (s), 3 credits (3+0); add "or permission of instructor" to prerequisite of PSY F101; recommending PSY F275; form mentions addition of CDE offering in an asynchronous web-based format; change frequency of offering to spring of even-numbered years; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/31/2011]

Course Change: PSY F470 - Sensation and Perception, 3 credits (3+0); addition of (s) designator; W and O designators (Formats 6 and 7 to Core Review); prerequisites changed to include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; nine hours of PSY courses which must include PSY F101 and PSY F275, or permission of instructor; change frequency of offered to "as demand warrants"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/31/2011]

Course Change: PSY F335 - Physiological Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); change title to "Brain and Behavior"; add O/2 designator (Format 6 to Core Review); change prerequisities to include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; keep PSY F101 and add "plus previous or concurrent enrollment in PSY F275, or permission of instructor; with change to BIOL F112X or BIOL F116X recommended (removing BIOL F115X and BIOL F111X from recommended); change frequency of offering to alternate fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/1/2011]

Course Change: ECE F301 - Parents as Partners in Education, 3 credits (1.5+3); change credit distribution to (3+0); remove prerequisites of ECE F245 or permission of instructor; add prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; change frequency of offering to spring - as demand warrants; mention of possible CDE delivery; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F310 - Constructivist Curriculum, 3 credits (2.5+1); change credit distribution to (3+0); remove recommended courses ECE F130 and ECE F210; add prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGLS F213X; change frequency of offering from fall of even years to "fall"; mention of possible CDE delivery; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F320 - Environments and Curriclum for Infants and Toddlers, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); change frequency of offering to Fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F341 - Personnel Management of Early Childhood Programs, 3 credits (1.5+3); add a Writing intensive designator (Format 7 submitted); change credit distribution to (3+0); remove ECE F245 or permission of instructor as prerequisites; add ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X as a prerequisite; change frequency from spring of odd-numbered years to spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F360 - Assessment in Early Childhood, 3 credits (2.5+1); change credit distribution to (3+0); add prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL213X; change recommended course from ECE F210 to ECE F310; change frequency of offering from spring even-numbered years to spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F420 W - Developing Literacy in the Early Years, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); remove prerequisites of ECE F310, ECE F360, and recommend them instead; remove "permission of instructor and upper division standing from prerequisites; keep ENGL prerequisites; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F421 - From Babbling to Talking to Early Literacy, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); change frequency from as demand warrants instead to Spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F430 - Fine Arts in the Early Years, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); remove ECE F310 from prerequisites and instead recommend ECE F310 and ECE F360; remove "completion of at least one humanities course, and upper division standing from prerequisities; add ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X as prerequisites; change frequency from spring of odd-numbered years to "Spring"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F442 - Family Resource Management, 3 credits (1.5+3); change credit distribution to (3+0); remove ECE F245 or PSY F240 from prerequisities; remove "upper-division standing, or permission of instructor" from prerequisites; add ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X as a prerequisite; recommend ECE F306, ECE F342 O, ECE F410; change frequecy of offering to Fall as demand warrants; possible distance delivery through CDE mentioned; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: ECE F445 W - Adolescence through the Lifespan, 3 credits (2.5+1); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+1.5); remove ECE F245, ENGL F111X (keeping "ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X") from the prerequisites, and remove "or permission of instructor, junior standing" from the prerequisites; recommend ECE F104, ECE F107, ECE F342 O; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Course Change: GE F375 - Principles of Engineering Geology and Terrain Analysis, 3 credits (3+0); change of credit distribution to (2+3) and add lab component to the course; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/30/2011]

Course Change: MUS F131 - Basic Music Theory (h), 2 credits (2+0); change credits from 2 to 3 (3+0); change the prerequisites from "concurrent enrollment in MUS F133", to "Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in MUS F133"; update description; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Course Change: MUS F132 - Basic Music Theory (h), 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits (3+0); change prerequisites from "MUS F131 or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in MUS F134 unless exempted by music theory placement test" instead to "MUS F131 or equivalent. Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in MUS F134"; update description noting "offered spring"; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Course Change: FISH F633 - Pacific Salmon Life Histories, 3 credits (3+0); stack as F433; update the catalog description; prerequisite for F433 would be FISH / BIOL F427; effective Fall 2012.
[Posted 2/15/2012]

Course Change: GEOG / NRM F300 - Internship in Natural Resources Management and Geography, 1-6 credits (1-6+0); change variable credits to 1-3 credits and change credit distribution to (0+0+1-10); effective Fall 2012. [Posted 2/15/2012]

Course Change: GEOG F309 - Digital Cartography and Geo-Visualization, 4 credits (4+0); correct or change credit distribution to (3+3); effective Fall 2012. [Posted 2/15/2012]

Course Change: ED F478 / F678 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0+1); offered fall; effective date of summer 2013 is shown on paperwork; can not be effective until Fall 2013 with the printed catalog. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F479 / F688 - Science Methods and Curriculum Dvelopment, 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits and change credit distirbution to (2.5+0+.5); offered spring; effective date of summer 2013 is shown on paperwork; can not be effective until Fall 2013 with the printed catalog. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F411 - Reading, Writing, Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.5+0+.5) to reflect the internship component of the course; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F412 - Integrated Social Studies and Language Arts: Methods and Curriculum Development, 3 credits (3+0); change credit distribution to (2.0+0+1.0) to reflect the internship component of the course; effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F414 - Art, Music and Drama in Elementary Classrooms, 2 credits (1+2); increase to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+1.5); effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F417 - Physical and Health Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits (1+2); increase to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (1.5+0+1.5); effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F466 - Internship and Collaborative Student Teaching, 3 credits (1+0+25); change credit distribution to (1+0+2.0); syllabus is merged with ED F468 O (see #108-UCCh.) "because ED F468 builds upon intern experiences during ED F466"; effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F468 O - Internship and Student Teaching, 6 credits (1+0+40); change to 4 credits and change credit distribution to (1.0+0+3.0); syllabus is merged with ED F466 (see 107-UCCh.) "because ED F468 builds upon intern experiences during ED F466"; effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F467 - Synthesizing the Standards I, 1 credit (1+0); change to 2 credits and change credit distribution to (1.0+0+1.0); effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F469 - Synthesizing the Standards II, 2 credits (2+0); change the credit distribution to (1.0+0+1.0); effective Spring 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Drop: CE F400 - FE Exam, 0 credit; course is no longer needed to track students that are taking the exam; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/19/2012]

Course Change: GE F422 - Unsaturated Soil Geoengineering, 3 credits (3+0); unstack the course as GE F622; change title to Soil Physics; change credit distribution from (3+0) to (2+3); change prerequisites to CHEM F105X, CHEM F106X, or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/19/2012]

Graduate:

Course Change: BIOL F475 / F6xx - Vegetation Description and Analysis, 2 credits (1+3); change credit distribution to (2+3) and increase to 3 credits; stack as a graduate level course; change prerequisites from BIOL F474 or other general ecology course instead to: BIOL F239 or BIOL FF233 or BIOL F271; or BIOL F331 or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: COUN F629 - Counseling Interventions, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Counseling Interventions for Adults, with corresponding course content change and updated course description; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Course Change: EE F608/F408 - Power Electronics, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Power Electronics Design; change number of credits to 4 and distribution to (3+3); add "W" and "O" -intensive designators (Formats 6 and 7 to go to Core Review); change prerequisites by dropping EE F303 and EE F333; add as prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; EE F303; EE F334; EE F354; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGLS F213X or permission of instructor; and senior standing; letter-graded and not repeatable; offered spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/20/2011]

Course Change: FISH F633 - Pacific Salmon Life Histories, 3 credits (3+0); stack course as F433 to provide additional upper-division elective to undergraduates; add "or permission of instructor" to prerequisites for graduate level; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/14/2011]

Course Change: MUS F601 - Introduction to Graduate Study, 3 credits (3+0); change from 3 to 2 credits (2+0); change prerequisites to "graduate standing and permission of instructor"; note frequency of offering as "offered spring"; update description; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Course Change: MUS F606 - Advanced Chamber Music, 1-2 credits (0+3 or 6); change to 1 credit (1+0); change frequency of offering to fall and spring; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Course Change: GEOG / NRM F692 - Graduate Seminar, 1-6 credits; change number of credits from 1-6 to 1-3 and change distribution to (1-3+0); proposed changes will correct BOTH of the listings in the Catalog; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 1/19/2012]

Course Change: ED F678 / F478 - Math Methods and Curriculum Development, 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits and change credit distribution to (2+0+1); offered fall; effective date of summer 2013 is shown on paperwork; can not be effective until Fall 2013 with the printed catalog. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Course Change: ED F688 / F479 - Science Methods and Curriculum Dvelopment, 2 credits (2+0); change to 3 credits and change credit distirbution to (2.5+0+.5); offered spring; effective date of summer 2013 is shown on paperwork; can not be effective until Fall 2013 with the printed catalog. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Moldy Courses being dropped:

Moldy Course Drops: Format 2 forms received for the following courses to be dropped: ED F618 - Higher Education: Basic Understanding; ED F643 - Classroom Research; ED F645 - Small Schools Institute; ED F680 - Comparative Education; ED F696 - Graduate Extended Research; ED F696S - Graduate Summer Research; COUN F610 - Culture and the Counselor; COUN F611 - Theory Building for Counselors; COUN F665 - Pract. Coun: High Ed/Agency; COUN F696 - Graduate Extended Research; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Moldy Course Drops: Format 2 received for the following courses to be dropped: WLF F431 - Wildlife Law and Policy; WLF F603 - Biotelemetry; BIOL F233 - Biology of the Non-Vascular Plants; BIOL / CHEM F453 and F653 - Molecular Biology; BIOL F611 - Fish Physiology; BIOL F650 - Fish Ecology; CHEM / BIOL F418 - Development Biology. [Posted 11/17/2011]

Moldy Course Drops: Format 2 from CEM with extensive list of course drops. (PDF)

Course Drops: JUST F320 - Practicum, 3 credits; JUST F404 - Introduction to Legal Research and Writing, 3 credits; JUST F452 - Comparative Criminology, 3 credits; effective Fall 2012.

Moldy Course Drops: Format 2 forms received for the following courses to be dropped: FISH F381 - Biology of Commercially Important Salmonid Fishes; FISH F382 - Biology of Commercially Important Marine Fishes; FISH F383 - Biology of Commercially Important Invertebrates; FISH F418 - Renewable Resource Management Systems; FISH F420 - Modeling, Simulation, and Ecological Theory; FISH F436 - Salmon Culture; FISH F445 - Sampling Methods in Fisheries; MSL F460 - Marine Science for Science Teachers; MSL F467/F667 - Intro to Marine Macroalgae; FISH F615 - Fisheries Bioenergetics; FISH F666 - Biological Assesment in Fisheries and Aquatic Environments.
[Posted 12/14/2011]

New Programs:

New Minor - Paleontology: 16-20 credits comprised of GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X; and three electrives chosen from GEOS F315W, GEOS F322, GEOS F317O (new course), GEOS F453, GEOS F486 and GEOS F485 (new course). [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Minor - Geospatial Sciences: 19 credits comprised of GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X, GEOS/GEOG F222 (new course), GEOS F225, GEOS F458, and GEOS F422. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Minor - Geophysics: 21 credits comprised of GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X, GEOS F377O (new course), GEOS F318, GEOS F406, and GEOS F431. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Minor: Geographic Information Systems (GIS): 17 credits comprised of GEOG F111X, GEOG/GEOS F222 (new course); GEOG F309; GEOG F338, and one course from among GEOG F435, GEOG F430, NRM F369, or GEOG F300; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

New Program: Certificate - Baking and Pastry Arts: A minimum of 30 credits required comprised of 6-9 credits of general certificate requirements, 15 credits of required CAH courses, and 6-9 CAH elective credits; effective Fall 2012 pending all approvals including BOR and NWCCU. [Posted 11/4/2011]

Occupational Endorsement: Sustainable Energy: Minimum of 13 credits comprised of ENVI F101, ENVI F120, ENVI F220, CTT F100 and DEVM F105; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

New Minor: Interdisciplinary Minor - Minimum of 15 credits to be approved by an interdisciplinary minor committee; intended to also serve tranfer students with substantial credits that are not applicable to a degree; effective the term following approval. [Posted 4/3/2012]

Program Changes:

Undergraduate:

Program Change: B.S. - Geology: Change name of major to "Geoscience"; reduce required credits from 130 to 120; add four options to the major including: Geoscience Option I - Geology, Geoscience Option II - Paleontology, Geoscience Option III - Geospatial Sciences, and Geoscience Option IV - Geophysics; and change requirements of existing Geology minor from 16 credits to 20 credits. [Posted 10/7/2011]

Program Change: B.S. - Wildlife Biology and Conservation: reduce the number of credits required from 130 to 120 by removing courses and accepting a more diverse suite of courses to fulfill requirements, and reducing number of required electives; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: B.A. and B.S. - Biological Sciences: reduce the number of credits required from 130 to 120 to complete the degrees by reducing the number of elective credits that were required; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: B.A., B.S. and Minors - Chemistry: Reduce number of required credits for the degrees from 130 to 120 credits; move the Forensic Chemistry concentration out of the B.S. into the B.A. degree instead because it is not an ACS-approved Chemistry degree; update requirements for both the B.A. and B.S. degrees and the concentrations; update requirements for the Minor in Chemistry and in Biochemistry; revise and update catalog language; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: A.A.S. and Certificate in Construction Trades Technology: Reduce credits for the Certificate from 36.5 - 38.5 to just 36.5; reduce credits for the A.A.S. from 73-75 credits to 70-73 credits; add new concentrations to the A.A.S. degree: "Residential Construction" and "Residential Construction Project Management"; effective Fall 2012.  [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: Art K-12 Licensure Program: addition of course options (EDSC F205, EDSE F622, EDSE F482) to fulfill program requirements; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Add course options of EDSE F422/F622 and EDSE F482 to program requirements; add additional admission requirements to World Language applicants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Program Change: B.A. - Elementary Education: Clarify program degree requirements that all required courses for the BA must be completed with a grade C (2.0) or better, including core, major requirements, education and other content courses required for the degree; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Program Change: Education Minor - Secondary: add course option of EDSE F422; clarify catalog description; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Program Change: B.S. - Geography: addition of a new concentration in Environmental Decision Making; update the concentration of Geographic Information Sciences and Technology and change its name to Geospatial Sciences; update course offerings of the existing concentrations; add new Minor - Geographic Information Systems (Format 3B submitted); effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/9/2011]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Culinary Arts and Hospitality: Include CAH F255 as satisfying 3 credits in Human Relations; update the program major requirements and reduce total credits required from 69 to 60; align program courses with national accreditation standards for the American Culinary Federation Education Founcation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC); effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/14/2011]

Program Change: Certificate - Culinary Arts and Hospitality: reduces overall credits required from 37 to 30 credits by using CAH F255 and CAH F256 to fulfill discipline-based computation and human relations requirements; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/24/2011]

Program Change: B.A. - Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS): Change total number of credits required from 127-129 to new total of 120 credits; addition of new concentration "Infants and Toddlers"; addition of upper division courses to strengthen each of the four concentrations; better articulation with the AAS degree in Early Childhood Education; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/28/2011]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Renewable Resources: Change program name to Environmental Studies; articulate with the existing certificate(s) and proposed occupational endorsement as well as B.S. - Geography's environmental studies option; utilize existing ENVI courses; update program description and course requirements; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/4/2011]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Paralegal: Addition of JUST F110 course as an option to PS F101 course; update program requirements with course number and title change to PLS F103 (to be PLS F201 - Practical Paralegal Skills); effective Fall 2012.  [Posted 11/10/2011]

Program Change: A.A.S. - Emergency Services: Remove "Emergency Medical Services" as a concentration from this degree program since it is replaced by the A.A.S. in Paramedicine which BOR approved. [Posted 12/8/2011]

Program Change: B.A. - Northern Studies: change BIOL F104 (3) to BIOL F104X (4) and changing existing notations in the major requirements section to add: "**Students may take this course as one of the two lab science courses that they are required to take within the university's general requirements" (revising order of the existing notations); add requirement to take ART F425W or ENGL F349 or ENGL F350; provide options of ANL F256 or ANL F316 to the ANL F315 course; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Program Change: Minor - Northern Studies: change BIOL F104 (3) to BIOL F104X (4) and add notation: "*Students may take this course as one of the two lab science courses that they are required to take within the university's general requirements"; add requirement to take ART F425W or ENGL F349 or ENGL F350; provide options of ANL F256 or ANL F316 to the ANL F315 course; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/16/2011]

Program Change:  Minor - Early Childhood Education: Remove the restriction that students majoring in the BA in CDFS may not use courses in the major to meet the requirements of the minor.
[Posted 2/14/2012]

Program Change: B.A. - Elementary Education: Change credits of ED F468 from 6 to 4; add 1 credit each to ED F414, ED F417, ED F467, ED F478 and ED F479; add new 1 credit course ED F476 - Assessment of Literacy Development; drop requirement of PSY F101; drop requirement of a 300-400 level English Literature elective; add ENGL F273 as an option in the humanities requirements; change total number of minimum credits required for the degree from 130 credits to 128 credits; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Program Change: B.S. - Geological Engineering: changes include specifying recommended technical elective courses, and clarifying degree requirements; addition of GE F371 and MIN F225 to degree requirements; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/19/2012]

Graduate:

Program Change:   M.S., Ph.D. - Environmental Chemistry: Addition of new track within the program called "Environmental Toxicology and Contaminate Fate"; related course change CHEM F655; related track name change from Aqueous Geochemistry to Aqueous/Environmental Geochemistry; related course requirement changes.  [Posted 9/21/2011]

Program Change: M.S., Ph.D. - Geophysics: degree requirements changes including addition of a new comprehensive course (GEOS F631) required for all incoming M.S. and Ph.D. students, more stringent admission requirements, addition of new courses, and addition to Ph.D. of advanced skill categories; and addition of guidelines for how Ph.D. program can be entered directly from a bachelor's program. [Posted 10/7/2011]

Program Change: Ph.D. - Wildlife Management: Change the name of the degree to Wildlife Biology and Conservation to be consistent with names for the BS and MS degree programs; and delete the concentration in Wildlife Biology under the Ph.D. in Biological Sciences. The Ph.D. in Wildlife Management was never formally deleted when a concentration of Wildlife Biology was created under the Ph.D. of Biological Sciences; so this proposal reactivates and renames the Ph.D. in Wildlife Management to Wildlife Biology and Conservation. Proposal includes historical backup documentation for actions. Effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: Art K-12 Licensure Program toward M.Ed., Secondary Education: addition of course options (EDSC F205, EDSE F622, EDSE F482) to fulfill program requirements; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Master's of Education: Remove CCS F601 from degree requirements; add option of ED/CCS F604 to each concentration area; add EDSE F622 as an option in the Secondary Ed concentration; remove ED/LING F621 as a cross-cultural foundations course; addition of new concentration "Instructional Technology Innovation" to catalog layout; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program toward M.Ed., Secondary Education: Add course options of EDSE F622 and EDSE F482 to program requirements; add additional admission requirements to World Language applicants; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: M.Ed. in Special Education: Change how program requirements are laid out to help differentiate between those for certified teachers and those for students seeking initial teacher certification in special ed; add a second course, EDSE F678 (new course) for students in the initial licensure program; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: Special Education K-12 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Completion: Change how program requirements are laid out to help differentiate between those for certified teachers and those for students seeking initial teacher certification in special ed; add a second course, EDSE F678 (new course) for students in the initial licensure program; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/8/2011]

Program Change: M.Ed. in Counseling and School Counselor Certification Program: add new course COUN F627 - Developmental Interventions to requirements for both M.Ed.-Counseling and School Counselor certification; remove COUN F629 (change-course submitted) from School Counselor certification but keep as option in M.Ed.-Counseling; clarify internship course requirements to reflect courses needed for M.Ed. vs. certification (two related new courses); update minimum credits required; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/18/2011]

Program Change: Graduate Certificate - School Counselor Certification Program: Add notation regarding the number of transfer credits from a previous degree that may be used for the program; update course listings to reflect new courses and remove COUN F629; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 1/19/2012]

Program Change: M.Ed. in Secondary Education: M.Ed. in Secondary Education: change degree program requirements to allow two 400-level courses (6 credits) taken in the Secondary Licensure year to satisfy 6 credits in the M.Ed. Secondary Education program; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 1/19/2012]

Program Change: Elementary Education - Elementary Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program: Change the Program Requirements reflect changes to the following courses: change credits of ED F468 from 6 to 4; add 1 credit to ED F414, F417, F467, F478/F678, F479/F688; and add new 1-credit course ED F479 - Assessment of Literacy Development; changing overall minimum credits required from 35 to 39 credits; effective Summer 2013. [Posted 3/16/2012]

Program Change: M.Ed. - Elementary Education: add 1 credit each to ED F678 and ED F688 (stacked courses); change minimum credits required from 30 to 32 credits; effective Summer 2013.
[Posted 3/16/2012]

Program Change: M.S. - Geological Engineering: Change the program admission requirements to indicate course requirements with the varying types of bachelors' degrees accepted; revise course offerings and exclude focus groups and discontinued courses; update course requirements and offerings; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 3/19/2012]

Program Change: B.A., B.S. - Psychology: Addition of PSY F201 (new course submitted) to degree requirements; simplify degree requirements and remove sub-specialties; removal of Community Service designator from courses; effective Fall 2013. [Posted 4/3/2012]

Program Change: M.S. - Fisheries: addition of a Seafood Science emphasis requiring two core Seafood Science courses and courses from two of the three core areas of the existing Fisheries emphasis; house-keeping edits to add  two courses in the Management and Human Dimensions core area; and addition of a program prerequisite option to include biology of fishes; effective Fall 2013 upon approval. [Posted 4/20/2012]

Core Courses:

New Course: GEOS F317O - Paleontological Research and Laboratory Methods, 2 credits (1+3); prerequisites include GEOS F101X, GEOS F112X, or permission of instructor; letter-graded and not repeatable; Oral emphasis for Public (small class); to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering Spring 2014; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

New Course: GEOS F377O - Ice in the Climate System, 3 credits (2+3); prerequisites include PHYS F103C and MATH F200X or permission of instructor; new foundation course for Geology degree; letter-graded and not repeatable, Oral emphasis for Public (medium or large class); to be offered spring of even-numbered years, first offering Spring 2014, effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/7/2011]

Change Course: WLF F322W - Principles and Techniques of Wildlife Management, 3 credits (2+3); a course change request is at Curriculum Review to change the course level number from F222 to F322; prerequisites include BIOL F271; WLF F101; ENGL F111X; ENGLS F211X or F213X; writing-intensive designator sought; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/10/2011]

Core "W" Request: HSEM F456 - Leadership and Influence During Crisis, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include HSEM F301, ENGL F111X or ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/24/2011]

Core "W" Request: ECE F304 W - Attachment and Social Development, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; recommended are ECE F104 or ECE F220 or ECE F245 or ED/PSY F245 or other early development course; (s) designator; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

Core "W" Request: ECE F306 W - Building Bridges to Support Family Mental Health, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; distance delivery mentioned though mode not specified; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 10/30/2011]

Core "O" Request: PSY F470 - Sensation and Perception, 3 credits (3+0); emphasis of Public (medium or large class);prerequisites changed to include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; nine hours of PSY courses which must include PSY F101 and PSY F275, or permission of instructor; corresponding Format 2 at Curriculum Review; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/1/2011]

Core "W" Request: PSY F470 - Sensation and Perception, 3 credits (3+0);  corresponding Format 2 at Curriculum Review; prerequisites changed to include ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; COMM F131X or COMM F141X; nine hours of PSY courses which must include PSY F101 and PSY F275, or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/1/2011]

Core "O" Request: PSY F301 - Psychology in Action, 3 credits (3+0); emphasis of Public (small class); prerequisites include PSY F101, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X, a social science research methods course, and 9 credits of psychology; course is repeatable for up to 6 credits based on content variability; corresponding Format 1 at Curriculum Review; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/1/2011]

Core "W" Request: PSY F301 - Psychology in Action, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include PSY F101, ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X, COMM F131X or COMM F141X, a social science research methods course, and 9 credits of psychology; course is repeatable for up to 6 credits based on content variability; corresponding Format 1 at Curriculum Review; effective Fall 2012. See "O" request. [Posted 11/2/2011]

Core "O" Request: PSY F335 - Physiological Psychology, 3 credits (3+0); add O/2 designator for Public (large class); change prerequisities to include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; keep PSY F101 and add "plus previous or concurrent enrollment in PSY F275, or permission of instructor; with change to BIOL F112X or BIOL F116X recommended (removing BIOL F115X and BIOL F111X from recommended); effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/2/2011]

Core "O" Request: EE F408 - Power Electronics - currently 3 credits (3+0) but changing to 4 credits (3+3); add Oral designator with an emphasis for Public (small class); prerequisites to include EE F303, EE F333, or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. Corresponding Format 2 course change.[Posted 11/9/2011]

Core "W" Request: EE F408 - Power Electronics, currently 3 credits (3+0) but changing to 4 credits (3+3); add Writing intensive designator; prerequisites to include EE F303, EE F333, or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. Corresponding Format 2 course change. [Posted 11/9/2011]

Core "W" Request: ECE F341 - Personnel Management of Early Childhood Programs, 3 credits - to be (3+0) with course change (Format 2 to Curriculum Review); add a Writing intensive designator; add ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X as a prerequisite; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 11/10/2011]

Core "O" Request: GEOS F317 - Paleontological Research and Laboratory Methods, 2 credits (1+3); request for Public (small class) emphasis; prerequisites of GEOS F101 and GEOS F112 or permission of instructor; effective Fall 2012. [Posted 12/12/2011]

Non-Core Course Compressions:

Course Compression: HIST F131 - History of the United States, 3 credits (3+0); compression to Maymester course. [Posted 12/02/2011]

Course Compression: ENGL F230 - English Language Proficiency, 3 credits (3+0); compression to 2.5 weeks for intensive English program by Summer Sessions (July 19 - August 1, 2012). [Posted 5/18/2012]

Course Compression: ENGL F231 - English Language Proficiency, 3 credits (3+0); compression to 2.5 weeks for intensive English program by Summer Sessions (August 2-16, 2012). [Posted 5/18/2012]

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