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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
CURRICULUM REPORT

Number 346
February 27, 2004

This report officially records the actions of the University of Washington Curriculum Review Committee. The Committee meets September through June to consider applications for curriculum changes submitted by the schools and colleges of the University of Washington.

This report also announces the actions of the Faculty Council of Academic Standards and the Board of Regents regarding program and degree changes.

Course Change Applications received after the deadline for the specified quarter will be considered for the next quarter for which the deadline has not passed. New courses can be added to the curriculum after the deadline.

Applications must be received in the University Curriculum Office, 248 Schmitz, Box 355850, by 5 pm on the deadline date. For courses offered jointly by more than one school or college, an application from each school or college must be received by the University Curriculum Office by the deadline date.

Please address any questions regarding the curriculum process at the University of Washington to the university curriculum office at uwcr@u.washington.edu.

NEW BUSINESS

NEW COURSES

Number, PrefixTitle, Credits, Short TitleAction
UNDERGRADUATE INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS (0-A)
Program on Environmental Studies (1014)
ENVIR 215Earth, Air, Water: The Human Context (5) EARTH, AIR, WATER. Effective SPR/2004.
COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING (0-B)
Urban Design and Planning (0050)
SPCI 505Epidemiology of Biological and Chemical Hazards of Mitigation I: Principles (3) EPI BIO CHEM HAZ I. Credit/no credit only. Requests DL suffix. Effective SPR/2004.
SPCI 506Strategic Planning Practicum I (3) STRAT PLNG PRACT I. Requests DL suffix. Effective SPR/2004.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Art History (0106)
ART H 494Paris: Architecture and Urbanism (3/5, max. 5) PARIS ARCH/URBANISM. Offered jointly with EURO 496. Effective SPR/2004.
Astronomy (0107)
ASTR 115Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) INTRO ASTROBIOLOGY. Offered jointly with ASTBIO/ESS/OCEAN 115/BIOL 114. Effective SPR/2004.
Biology (0112)
BIOL 114Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) INTRO ASTROBIOLOGY. Offered jointly with ASTR/ASTBIO/ESS/OCEAN 115. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 511Topics in Mathematical Biology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS IN MATH BIO. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 540Seminar in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (1-3, max. 15). SEMINAR IN MCD BIO. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 541Topics in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS IN MCD BIO. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 550Seminar in Evolution and Systematics (1-3, max. 15) EVOLU & SYSTEM SMNR. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 551Topics in Evolution and Systematics (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS IN EVO & SYSTEM. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 552Advanced Evolution (3) ADVANCED EVOLUTION. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 560Seminar in Ecology (1-3, max. 15) SEMINAR IN ECOLOGY. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 561Topics in Ecology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS IN ECOLOGY. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 562Advanced Ecology (3) ADVANCED ECOLOGY. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 570Seminar in Conservation Biology (1-3, max. 15) CONSERV BIO SEMINAR. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 571Topics in Conservation Biology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS CONSERV BIO. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 580Seminar in Physiology (1-3, max. 15) PHYSIOLOGY SEMINAR. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 581Topics in Physiology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS IN PHYSIO. Effective SPR/2004
BIOL 590Seminar in Organismal Biology (1-3, max. 15) ORGANISMAL BIO SMNR. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 591Topics in Organismal Biology (1-3, max. 15) TOPICS ORGANISM BIO. Effective SPR/2004.
Center for Astrobiology and Early Evolution ()
ASTBIO 115Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) INTRO ASTROBIOLOGY. Offered jointly with ASTR/ESS/OCEAN 115/BIOL 114. Effective SPR/2004.
Earth and Space Sciences (1034)
ESS 115Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) INTRO ASTROBIOLOGY. Offered jointly with ASTBIO/ASTR /OCEAN 115/BIOL 114. Effective SPR/2004.
French and Italian Studies ()
ITAL 352Italian Cultural History (5) ITALIAN CULTR HIST. Effective SPR/2004.
Geography (0188)
GEOG 271Geography of Food and Eating (5) GEOG FOOD&EATING. Effective SPR/2004.
History (0193)
HIST 205Filipino Histories (5) FILIPINO HISTORIES. Effective SPR/2004.
HSTAA 506Slavery in the Americas (5) SLAVERY IN AMERICAS. Effective SPR/2004.
Jackson School of International Studies (0190)
EURO 496Paris: Architecture and Urbanism (3-5, max. 5) PARIS ARCH/URBANISM. Offered jointly with ART H 494. Effective SPR/2004.
Linguistics (0203)
LING 101Fundamentals of Pronunciation for Language Learners (5) PRONUNCIATION FUNDS. Effective SPR/2004.
Political Science (0244)
LSJ 501Law and Society Studies (5) LAW & SOCIETY STDY. Effective SPR/2004.
POL S 556American Political Development (5) AM POL DEVELOPMENT. Effective SPR/2004.
POL S 584Comparative Political Economy (5) COMPR POLIT ECONOMY. Effective SPR/2004.
POL S 588Special Topics in Comparative Political Economy (5, max. 10) COMP POLIT ECON TPCS. Effective SPR/2004.
Psychology (0262)
PSYCH 443Motivational Theories in Social Psychology (5) MOTIVATION THEORIES. Effective SPR/2004.
Sociology (0293)
SOC 543Seminar on Group Solidarity (3) GROUP SOLIDARITY. Effective SPR/2004.
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY (0-U)
Restorative Dentistry (0835)
RES D 535Implant Dentistry (3) IMPLANT DENTISTRY. Effective AUT/2004.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (0403)
CEE 425Reinforced Concrete Construction (3) REINF CONC CONST. Effective SPR/2004.
Computer Science and Engineering (0406)
CSE 591Group Projects in Computer Science (1-3, max. 3) GROUP PROJECTS. Credit/no credit only. Effective SPR/2004.
CSE 599Special Topics in Computer Science (1-3, max. 3) SPECIAL TOPICS. Effective SPR/2004.
INTERSCHOOL OR INTERCOLLEGE PROGRAMS (0-O)
University Conjoint (0757)
UCONJ 446Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response for Health Professionals (2, max. 6) BIOTERROR PREPARE. Credit/no credit only. Effective SPR/2004 to SPR/2004
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (0-Y)
Microbiology (0916)
MICROM 490Aquatic Microbiology (3/5) AQUATIC MICROBIOL. Offered jointly with FISH 490. Effective AUT/2004.
SCHOOL OF NURSING (0-N)
Nursing (0552)
NMETH 522Data Management for Research Professionals (4) MGMT OF RESRCH DATA. Effective AUT/2004.
COLLEGE OF OCEAN AND FISHERY SCIENCES (0-K)
Oceanography (0456)
OCEAN 115Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) INTRO ASTROBIOLOGY. Offered jointly with ASTBIO/ASTR/ESS 115. Effective SPR/2004.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (0-P)
Pharmacy (0610)
PHARM 478Experiential Learning (1-6, max. 6) EXP LEARNING. Credit/no credit only. Effective SPR/2004.
PHARM 579Senior Care Practicum (1-6, max. 12) SENIOR CARE PRACT. Effective SUM/2004.
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS (0-Q)
Public Affairs (0770)
PA EX 504Effective Communications (3) EFFECT COMMUNICAT. Effective SPR/2004.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Business (0881)
B BUS 600Independent Study or Research (1-5, max. 15) INDEPNDT STDY/RSCH. Effective SPR/2004.
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0863)
BES 487Field Lab in Wildland Soils and Plants (3) WILD SOILS & PLANTS. Effective SUM/2004.
BIS 304Institutions and Social Change (5) INSTS & SOCIAL CHNG. Effective AUT/2004.
BIS 318Performance, Identity, Community, and Everyday Life (5) PERFORM IDENT COMNTY. Effective WIN/2005.
BIS 364Public Memory and Dissent in American Culture (5) MEMORY & DISSENT AMER Effective SPR/2005.
Nursing (0870)
B NURS 600Independent Graduate Project/Research (1-5, max. 15) IND PROJ/RESEARCH. Credit/no credit only. Effective SPR/2004.
TACOMA CAMPUS (2-Z)
Business (0981)
T FIN 470Investment Management (5) INVESTMENT MGMT. Effective SPR/2004.
T IS 470Information Systems Competencies Practicum (5) IS COMPTENC PRACTICUM. Effective SPR/2004.
T MGMT 557Conflict Management Strategies (4) CONFLICT MGMT. Effective SPR/2004.
Computing and Software Systems (1023)
TCSS 307Living and Working in a Virtual World: Technologies of the World Wide Web (3) LIVE/WORK VIRT WRLD. Temporary new course. Effective SPR/2004-SPR/2004.
TCSS 390Undergraduate Seminar in CSS (1) SEMINAR IN CSS. Credit/no credit only. Temporary new course. Effective SPR/2004-SPR/2005.
Education (0975)
T EDUC 568Technology Leadership and Social Change (3) TECH LDRSHP AND SCH. Conversion of temporary course. Effective SPR/2004.
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0963)
TCXG 338Research Strategies for the 21st Century (3) RESEARCH STRATEGIES. Temporary new course. Effective SPR/2004-SPR/2005.
TSMIN 437Conflict Resolution Practicum (1) CONFLICT RESOLUTION. Temporary new course. Effective SPR/2004-AUT/2004.
Urban Studies (1031)
T URB 479Planning and Development in the Puget Sound Region (3-12, max. 12) PLNG/DEV PUG SOUND. Conversion of temporary course. Effective SPR/2004.

COURSE CHANGES

Number, PrefixTitle, Credits, Short TitleAction
COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING (0-B)
Landscape Architecture (0053)
L ARCH 303Natural Processes Studio (5) NATRL PROCS DESIGN. Change description. Effective SUM/2004.
L ARCH 363Ecological Design and Planning (3) ECO DESIGN & PLAN. Change description. Effective SUM/2004.
L ARCH 412Advanced Communication Techniques for Landscape Architecture (2) ADV COMMUNICATION. Change description. Effective AUT/2004
L ARCH 504Landscape Urbanism (1-6, max. 6) LANDSCAPE URBANISM. Change titles, description. Effective SUM/2004.
L ARCH 561Sustainability and Urban Landscapes (2) URBAN LSCP & SUST. Change description. Effective SUM/2004
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Asian Languages and Literature (0144)
AAS 406Asian American Activism (5) ASIAN AM ACTIVISM. Offered jointly with HSTAA 406. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
JAPAN 505Kambun (5) KAMBUN Change titles, description, prerequisite. Effective WIN/2005.
Biology (0112)
BIOL 505Problems in Biological Instruction (1-3, max. 3) PROBS BIOL INSTR. Change number. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 510Seminar in Mathematical Biology (1-3, max. 15).SEMINAR IN MATH BIO. Change number, credits, description; drop perm CR/NC only.. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 520Departmental Seminar (1, max. 18).DEPT SEMINAR. Credit/no credit only. Change titles. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 539Marine Phycology (9).MARINE PHYCOLOGY. Change prefix, number (was BOTANY 545). Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 542Analysis of Development (1-3, max. 15) ANALYS OF DEVELOPMENT. Change number, credits, prerequisite. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 543Biology of Drosophila Seminar (1, max. 12). BIOL OF DROSOPHILA Change number. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 546Experimental Design in Cell Biology (1.5) EXP IN CELL BIOL. Offered jointly with CONJ 536. Change prefix, number (was ZOOL 541). Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 572Science and Environmental Policy (3-5, max. 5) SCI & ENVIR POLICY. Change prefix, number, credits (was ZOOL 530). Effective SPR/2004.
Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (1029)
CS&SS 501Advanced Political Research Design and Analysis (5) ADV POL RESEARCH. Offered jointly with POL S 501. Change joint status--add CS&SS 501. Effective AUT/2004.
CS&SS 560Hierarch Modeling for the Social Sciences (4) HIERARCH MODELING SS. Offered jointly with STAT 560. Change joint status-drop POL S 560. Effective SUM/2004.
Comparative History of Ideas (0202)
CHID 470CHID Study Abroad (5, max. 15) CHID STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 471Europe Study Abroad (5, max. 15) EUROPE STDY ABROD (5, max. 15) Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 472Latin America Study Abroad (5, max. 15) LAT AMER STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 473Africa Study Abroad (5, max. 15) AFRICA STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 474Asia Study Abroad (5, max. 15) ASIA STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 475East Asia Study Abroad (5, max. 15) E ASIA STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 476South Pacific Study Abroad (5, max. 15) S PACIFIC STDY ABRD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CHID 477Middle East Study Abroad (5, max. 15) MID E STDY ABROAD. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
Geography (0188)
GEOG 445The Geography of Housing (5) GEOG HOUSING. Change titles, description. Effective SPR/2004.
History (0193)
HSTAA 338The United States and Vietnam (5) U.S. AND VIETNAM. Change prefix, number. Effective SUM/2004.
HSTAA 406Asian American Activism (5) ASIAN AM ACTIVISM. Offered jointly with AAS 406. Change titles. Effective SPR/2004.
Near Eastern Language and Civilization (0123)
TKIC 417Introduction to Uighur (5) INTRO UIGHUR. Change credits. Effective SUM/04.
TKIC 418Introduction to Uighur (5) INTRO UIGHUR. Change credits, contact hours, description. Effective SUM/04.
TKIC 419Introduction to Uighur (5) INTRO UIGHUR. Change credits, contact hours, description. Effective SUM/04.
Political Science (0244)
POL S 501Advanced Political Research Design and Analysis (5) ADV POL RESEARCH. Offered jointly with CS&SS 501. Change joint status--add CS&SS 501. Effective AUT/2004.
Psychology (0262)
PSYCH 201Human Performance Enhancement (4) HUMAN PERFOR ENHANC. Change credits. Effective SUM/2004.
Sociology (0293)
SOC 275Murder (5) MURDER. Change joint status--drop LSJ 275. Effective SUM2004.
Statistics (0294)
STAT 560Hierarch Modeling for the Social Sciences (4) HIERARCH MODELING SS. Offered jointly with CS&SS 560. Change joint status-drop POL S 560. Effective SUM/2004.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Computer Science and Engineering (0406)
CSE 477Digital System Design (5) DIG SYSTEM DESIGN. Change description, prerequisite. Effective SUM/2004.
CSE 519Current Research in Computer Science (1-3, max. 3) CURRENT RESEARCH. Credit/no credit only. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
CSE 590Research Seminar (5) RESEARCH SEMINAR. Change titles. Effective SUM/2004.
COLLEGE OF FOREST RESOURCES (0-L)
Forest Resources (0523)
ESC 310Trees in our Environment (5) TREES & ENVIRONMENT. Change number, prerequisites, description. Effective SPR/2004.
F M 320Marketing and Human Resource Management from an Environmental Perspective (5) MKTG/HR/MGMT/ENVIR. Change titles, credits, description. Effective SUM/2004.
F M 321Finance and Accounting from an Environmental Perspective (5) FIN&ACCTG ENVIR PERSP. Change titles, credits, description. Effective SUM/2004.
F M 521Conducting and Publishing an Industry Performance Review (3, max. 12) INDUST PERFORMANCE. Change titles, credits, description. Effective SPR/2004.
PSE 501Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology (3) PULP AND PAPER TECH. Change titles, credits, description. Effective AUT/2004.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (0-R)
Nutritional Science (0689)
NUTR 581Strategies of Health Promotion (4) STR OF HLTH PROMO. Offered jointly with HSERV 581. Change number, titles, description, faculty, and add joint status. Effective SPR/2004.
INTERSCHOOL OR INTERCOLLEGE PROGRAMS (0-O)
Military Science (0444)
M SCI 401Military Science IV: Advanced (3) MILITARY SC 4 ADV. Change credits. Effective SPR/2004.
M SCI 403Military Science IV: Advanced (3) MILITARY SC 4 ADV. Change credits. Effective SPR/2004.
THE INFORMATION SCHOOL (0-S)
The Information School (0671)
LIS 537Construction of Indexing Languages (4) CONSTRUC INDEX LANG. Change to CR/NC only, description. Effective AUT/2004.
COLLEGE OF OCEAN AND FISHERY SCIENCES (0-K)
Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (0452)
FISH 490Aquatic Microbiology (3/5) AQUATIC MICROBIOL. Offered jointly with MICROM 490. Change joint status, description. Effective AUT/2004.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (0-P)
Pharmaceutics (0614)
PCEUT 586Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals (2-3, max. 3) BIOTECH AND DRUGS. Change titles, credits, description, prerequisite. Effective SPR/2004.
Pharmacy (0610)
PHARM 447Overview of Contraceptive Management (2) OV CONTRACEPT MGMT. Change credits, prerequisite.
PHARM 514Primary Care Pharmacotherapeutics (3-4, max. 4) PRIM CARE PHARM. Change credits. Effective SPR/2004.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE (0-M)
Health Services (0706)
HSERV 581Strategies of Health Promotion (4) STR OF HLTH PROMO. Offered jointly with NUTR 581. Change titles, description, faculty and add joint status. Effective SPR/2004.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0863)
BIS 312Approaches to Social Research (5) APPRS SOCIAL RESRCH. Change titles, description. Effective AUT/2004.
BISSKL 302Team Building (2).TEAM BUILDING. Change prefix. Effective AUT/2004.
BISSKL 375Academic Research and Writing Seminar (2) RESEARCH-WRITING SEM. Change prefix. Effective AUT/2004.
BISSKL 377Quantitative Reasoning (2, max. 4) QUANT REASONING. Change prefix. EffectiveAUT/2004.
TACOMA CAMPUS (2-Z)
Computing and Software Systems (1023)
TCSS 301Technical Writing (5) TECHNICAL WRITING. Change titles, description. Effective SPR/2004.

COURSES DROPPED

Number, PrefixTitle, Credits, Short TitleAction
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Biology (0112)
BIOL 501Advanced Cytology (1-5, max. 5).ADVANCED CYTOLOGY. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 508Cell Biology (3, max. 6) CELL BIOLOGY. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 510Cell Biology Laboratory (2) CELL BIOLOGY LAB. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 573Topics in Limnology (2/3, max. 3)TOPICS IN LIMNOLOGY. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 576Megareserve Management (5) MEGARESERVE MGMT. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 577Problem Solving in Conservation Biology (5) PROB SOLV CONSERVAT. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 578Species Preservation, Captive Propagation, and Reintroductions (5) CAPTIVE PROPAGATION. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 585Methods and Problems in Development (3) MTHDS&PROBS DVLPMNT. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 592Instructional Skills for Science Teaching Assistants (1) INSTR SKILLS FOR TA. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BIOL 593Instructional Methods in University Science Teaching (1) INSTRUCTION METHODS. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
Political Science (0244)
LSJ 275Murder (5) MURDER. Change joint status--drop LSJ 275. Effective SUM2004.
POL S 560Hierarch Modeling for the Social Sciences (4) HIERARCH MODELING SS. Offered jointly with CS&SS /STAT 560. Change joint status-drop POL S 560. Effective SUM/2004.
Sociology (0293)
SOC 543Communications Seminar (3) COMMUNICATIONS SMNR. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (0403)
CEE 425Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (3/4, max. 4) PHOTOG/REMOTE SENS. Drop course. Effective SPR/2004.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0863)
BIS 345Global Labor Markets (5) GLOBAL LABOR MKTS. Drop course. Effective AUT/2004.
BIS 364Feminist Thought and Theory (5) FEMINIST THOUGHT. Drop course. Effective AUT/2004