Spring 2011 Curriculum - 10-day Notices

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

Trial Courses

  • Trial Course: FISH F694 - Climate Change and Fisheries: Ecological and Evolutionary Responses, 3 credits (3+0); lecture format includes video conference delivery; letter graded and not repeatable; prerequisite of instructor's permission; to be offered odd-numbered fall; first offering Fall 2011; effective Fall 2011.

Courses and Programs

New Courses

  • New Course: MSL F211 - Introduction to Marine Science I, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of MATH F107 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each fall, first offering Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F212 - Introduction to Marine Science II, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of MSL F211; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered each spring, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011. Note: MSL F211 is a new course proposal. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F213L - Marine Science Laboratory, 1 credit (0+3); prerequisite of MSL F212 or concurrent enrollment; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every spring, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F317 - Introduction to Marine Mammal Biology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F116X, MSL F212, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in even-number spring, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F330 - The Dynamic Alaskan Coastline, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as GEOS F330; prerequisites include junior standing, MSL F111X or GEOS F101X, CHEM F105X, PHYS F103X or PHYS F211X; a field trip is required; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in fall semesters, first offering Fall 2011; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F403 - Estuaries Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F213, STAT F200X or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall with first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F412 - Early Life Histories of Marine Invertebrates, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F212 or permission of instructor; BIOL F305 or BIOL F450 are recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate fall, first offering Fall 2011.  Note: MSL F212 is a new course proposal. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F463 - Chemical Coastal Processes, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as MSL F663; prerequisites include CHEM F105X and F106X, MSL F111X, upper division standing or permission of instructor for undergraduates (or graduate standing for F663); letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered odd-numbered (alternate) spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: FISH F440 - Oceanography for Fisheries, 3 credits (3+0); to be cross-listed as MSL F440; prerequisites include FISH F101, BIOL F115X, CHEM F105X, PHYS F103X or equivalent, or permission of instructor; with MSL F111, FISH F288,  BIOL F271 or FISH F425 recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternating fall or as demand warrants; first offering Fall 2012. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F622 - Tides - Their Nature and Impacts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F620, MATH F201X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in even-numbered spring, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: MSL F463 - Chemical Coastal Processes, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as MSL F663; prerequisites include CHEM F105X and F106X, MSL F111X, upper division standing or permission of instructor for undergraduates (or graduate standing for F663); letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered odd-numbered (alternate) spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F650 - Current Issues in Technology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F651 - Web 2.0 Fundamentals: Participate, Produce, Publish, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course ED F652 - Fundamentals of Media Design, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor, and ED F651 (or taken concurrently); letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F653 - Instructional Design, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F654 - Digital Citizenship, Internet Legal Issues, Digital Copyright and Fair Use, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F655 - Online Pedagogy, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F676 - Supporting Learning in Diverse Systems, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.   Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: ED F677 - Digital Storytelling, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.   Posted 1/31/2011.
  • New Course: CHEM F323 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 3 credits (1+6); letter-graded and not repeatable; co-requisite course is CHEM F322 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II; to be offered every spring; first offering Spring 2012; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011.
  • New Course: RECR F130R - Beginning Break Dance, 1 credit (0+3); graded pass/fail; not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011.
  • New Course: CHEM F671 - Receptor Pharmacology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; BIOL F417 is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd years; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: CHEM F675 - Cellular Signaling, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even years; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012.Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ME F404 - Computer Aided Design, 3 credits (1.5+4.5); requires senior standing or permission of instructor; co-requisite of ES F331; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every other fall; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ME F405 - Computer Aided Manufacturing, 3 credits (1.5+4.5); requires senior standing or permission of instructor; prerequisite of ME F321; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered every other spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ME F443 / F643 - Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Nanofluids, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of  ES F341 and ME F441 or their equivalent, or permission of instructor; senior standing for F443; graduate standing for F643; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ME F488 - Senior Design I, 1 credit (1+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F 211X or 213X; co-requisite of ME F441 or permission of instructor; senior standing; letter graded and not repeatable; W and O designtors are indicated on form; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ME F489 - Senior Design II, 2 credits (2+0); prerequisites include COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F 211X or 213X; ME F441, ME F488, co-requisite of ME F403, or permission of instructor; senior standing;  letter graded and not repeatable; W and O designtors are indicated on form; to be offered every spring; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: ECE F304 W - Attachment and Social Development (s), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include ENGL F111X and F211X or F213X, ECE F104; ECE F245 is recommended; letter-graded and not repeatable; W request to Core Review; to be offered alternate fall; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: CTT F240 - Introduction to Estimating, Cost Control, and Quality Control for Rural Residential Construction, 3 credits (4+0) in an 11-week distance delivery format; prerequisites include a certificate in Construction Trades Technology, CIOS F150, CTT F106, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012.  Posted 3/15/2011. 
  • New Course: CTT F241 - Introduction to Project Development for Rural Residential Construction, 3 credits (4+0) in an 11-week distance deliver format; prerequisites include a certificate in Construction Trades Technology, CTT F240, or permission of instruction; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Spring 2012.  Posted 3/15/2011. 
  • New Course: THR F354 - Intermediate Costume Construction (h), 3 credits (2+3); prerequisite of THR F254 or demonstrated sewing experience and instructor permission; Theatre practicum or work study in the Costume Shop is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternating spring of odd-numbered years, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 4/8/2011. 
  • New Course: FLM F358 - Lights, Camera, Audio! (h), 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FLM F71 or JRN F280; with FLM F273 recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered alternate spring; effective Spring 2012. Posted 4/8/2011. 
  • New Course: FIRE F220 - Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Health, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include FIRE F101, F131, F133, F135, and F137, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring; first offering Spring 2012. Posted 4/15/2011.  
  • New Course: NRM F470 - Terrestrial Carbon Management, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include BIOL F271 or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to offered every spring; first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011. Posted 4/15/2011.

Changed Courses

  • Course Change: MSL F650 - Biological Oceanography, 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as MSL F449 (checking on available course numbering); prerequisite of MSL F212 for undergraduate level; offered fall with first offering of undergraduate level in Fall 2011; effective Fall 2011. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • Course Change: ENGL F482A - Undergraduate Seminar (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Topics in Language and Literature (h); allow course to be repeated for credit one time based upon content variation; increase frequency of offering to every fall and spring; change course description; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/11/2011
  • Course Drop: GEOG F396 - NICSA course is moldy and has not been offered in more than five years; effective Fall 2011.  Posted 1/31/2011
  • Course Change: HIST F663 / F463 (NORS F663) - Foundations of Russian History, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Imperial Russia; change prerequisite for F463 to HIST F275; change prerequisites for F663 to Graduate Standing or permission of instructor; update description of course; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/15/2011.
  • Course Change: HIST F464 / F664 (NORS F664) - Modern Russia, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia; change prerequisite for NORS F664 to Graduate Standing or permission of instructor, and remove HIST F275 for graduate level; update course description; effective Spring 2012.  Posted 2/15/2011.
  • Course Change: PSY F601 - Clinical/Community/Cross-Cultural Integration Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change frequency of offering to As Demand Warrants; change grading from Pass/Fail to letter grading; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/15/2011. 
  • Course  Change: CHEM F324W - Organic Chemistry Laboratory, 4 credits (2+6); change title to Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory; change prerequisites by removing ENGL F111X and adding CHEM F212; update course description; change frequency of offering to every spring; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011. 
  • Course Change: CHEM F488 - Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Research, 1-6 credits (0+1-6); change credits to 2-3 credits with a distribution of (0+6-9); course may be repeated 4 times for a maximum of 12 credits; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011. 
  • Course Change: CE F433 - Reinforced Concrete Design, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to (3+0); change frequency of offering from fall to spring; effective Spring 2013. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Course Change: CE F434 - Timber Design, 3 credits (2+3); change credit distribution to (3+0); change frequency of offering from as demand warrants to fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Drop Course: ME F401 - Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, 3 credits (1+4); to be replaced with two new courses; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Course Drop: ME F487 W, O - Design Project, 3 credits (3+0); course is being replaced with two new courses; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Course Change: THR F254 - Costume Design/Construction I (h), 3 credits (3+0); change title to Beginning Costume Construction and Crafts; change credit distribution to (2+3); change offering to fall semester; update course description; effective Fall 2012. Posted 4/8/2011. 
  • Course Change: THR F331/ FLM F331 - Directing Film/Video (h), 3 credits (1+4); change prerequisites to add FLM/THR F271; FLM/THR F273; FLM/JRN F290 (along with existing prereqs); with FLM/ENGL F217 recommended; change frequency of offering from spring to fall of odd-numbered years; effective Fall 2012. Posted 4/8/2011.

Changed Programs

  • Program Change: B.S., Natural Resources Management - High Latitude Agriculture concentration:  remove NRM F102 as a required elective course; effective Fall 2012.  Posted 1/11/2011 
  • Program Change: Ph.D. - Psychology: In response to APA Commission on Accreditation, the number of clinical practicum credit hours is being increased from six to 12; PSY F601 has been dropped as a degree requirement; and the minimum number of credit hours in community practicum work has been reduced from six to three; the program description has been revised; effective Fall 2012. Posted 2/15/2011. 
  • Program Change: B.A., B.S. - Sociology: update the program description to reflect prior approved course changes including title change to SOC F350 W - Sociology of Childhood; and remove SOC F307 O from the elective options; effective Fall 2012. Posted 2/15/2011.
  • Program Change: B.A. - Russian Studies: Move RUSS F431 and F482 from core degree requirements (Item 3 in program description) to options for the core degree requirements (Item 4 in program description); and add HIST F461 and F463 to degree electives; correct title of HIST F464 under Item 5; effective Fall 2012.  Posted 2/20/2011.
  • Program Change: B.S. - Geological Engineering: changes to the introductory description of the program to reflect updated educational objectives of the program; effective Fall 2011 upon approval.  Posted 2/24/2011.
  • Program Change: B.S. - Mining Engineering: changes to the introductory description of the program to reflect updated educational objectives of the program; effective Fall 2011 upon approval.  Posted 2/24/2011.
  • Program Change: Minor - Mining Engineering: change degree requirements to require MIN F103, MIN F226; and 12 credits of electives; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2010.
  • Program Change: B.A. and Minor - Alaska Native Studies: concentrations changed and expanded from two to four; the "General" concentration becomes "Alaska Native Forms of Cultural Expression"; the "Language" concentration becomes "Alaska Native Language"; and "Alaska Native Education" and "Alaska Native Law, Government and Politics" are new concentrations; new core degree requirements have been identified; the minimum required credits are now 120 (from 130); effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2010.
  • New Course: RD F470 - The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Pre-1971 to Present, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of junior standing or permission of instructor; to be stacked as RD F670; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • New Course: RD F670 - The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Pre-1971 to Present, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be stacked as RD F470; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Program Change: B.S. - Mechanical Engineering: delete the requirement of ME F487 W, O; and add ME F488 W, O and ME F489 W, O as required courses; effective Fall 2012.Posted 3/11/2011.
  • Program Change: B.A. - Theatre:  Extensive changes to degree requirements including program requirements and concentration requirements for Design/Technical Theatre, Directing, Film and Multimedia, and Performance; effective Fall 2012. Posted 4/8/2011.

New Programs

  • New Minor: Marine Science: A minimum of 15 credits must be completed, of which MSL F211, F212 and F213L comprise seven required credits; other MSL course options comprise an additional six credits; and two credits must be completed from options that include either MSL, Fisheries, Biology and Wildlife, or Economics; ten new courses associated with the proposed minor have been submitted. Posted 1/31/2011.
  • Program Change: M.Ed. - New concentration in Instructional Technology Innovation: A minimum of 30 credits including required courses ED F601, ED F650 (new), F651 (new), and F652 (new); a cross-cultural foundation course with focus on AK; three content classes from ED F653-F655 (new), F676 (new), F677 (new); along with a Thesis or Project option, and a Comprehensive Exam. Posted 1/31/2011

Core Requests

  • Course Change: SWK F306 - Social Welfare: Policies and Issues, 3 credits (3+0); drop the "W" intensive designator from the course; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011.
  • Course Change: SWK F342 - Human Behavior in the Social Envirnoment II, 3 credits (3+0); drop the "O" intensive designator from the course; effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011.
  • Core "W" Request: BWL F425 - Mammalogy (n), 3 credits (2+3); effective Spring 2012. Posted 2/20/2011.
  • "W" Request: ECE F304 - Attachment and Social Development (s), 3 credits (3+0); W-intensive designator request; effective Fall 2012. Posted 3/14/2011.
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