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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
CURRICULUM REPORT
August 16, 2011

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.
The next Curriculum Meeting is scheduled to be held on September 20, 2011. The deadline for applications is noon on September 1, 2011.

NEW BUSINESS

NEW PREFIXES

COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (0-D)
School of Marine Affairs (1071)
SMEA Change prefix and all courses from SMA to SMEA. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Computing and Software Systems (0865)
STMATH Science and Technology Mathematics. Effective AUT/2012. Approved.
Science and Technology (1073)
CSSSKL Computing and Software Systems Skills. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.

NEW COURSES

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Jackson School of International Studies (0190)
SISSE 700 Master's Thesis (*) MASTER'S THESIS. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (0-R)
Graduate School (0992)
GRDSCH 200 Preparing for Graduate Education (2) PREP FOR GRAD ED. CR/NC. Effective AUT/2011-AUT/2012 only. Approved.
INTERSCHOOL OR INTERCOLLEGE PROGRAMS (0-O)
Bioengineering (0745)
PHARBE 503 Pharmaceutics II (4) PHARMACEUTICS II. DL. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
PHARBE 520 Molecular Biotechnology (4) MOLECULAR BIOTECH. DL. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SCHOOL OF LAW (0-X)
Law (0852)
LAW E 593 Environmental Jobs Seminar (2, max. 4) ENVMT JOBS SEMINAR. Effective WIN/2012. Denied.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (0-Y)
Family Medicine (0949)
FAMED 502 P-Preclinical Continuity Preceptorship in Family Medicine (1-8, max. 8) P-PRCLN Cont PRCPTRSP. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
Medicine (0915)
CONJ 617 P-Subinternship in Neurocritical Care Medicine (8) P-NEURO ICU SUB-I. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
CONJ 625 Global Health Clinical Elective (10) GH CLINICAL. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
Surgery (0941)
SURG 646 P-Rural Surgery Clerkship - Gillette (8) P-RURAL SURG GILLETTE. Effective SUM/2011. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (0-P)
Medicinal Chemistry (0612)
MEDCH 554 Biophysical and Structural Virology (1) BIO & STRUCT VIROL. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (0-M)
Health Services (0706)
HSMGMT 579 Accounting for Health Service Managers (4) ACCT HLTH SRV MNGRS. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
Computing and Software Systems (0865)
CSSSKL 161 Fundamental Programming Skills (1) PROGRAMMING SKILLS. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
CSSSKL 162 Programming Methodology Skills (1) PROG METHOD SKILLS. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
CSS 474 Product Development Lab (5) PROP DEVEL LAB. Joint with B BUS 444. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0863)
BIS 218 The Power of Maps (5) POWER OF MAPS. Add to approved SEB electives. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
BIS 406 Urban Planning (5) URBAN PLANNING. Add to SEB and AME electives. Effective WIN/2012. Hold.
TACOMA CAMPUS (2-Z)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0963)
TWRT 499 Advanced Topics in Creative Writing (1-5, max. 15) ADV TOPICS CRTV WRT. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.

PROGRAM CHANGES

EFFECTIVE

COURSE CHANGES

UNDERGRADUATE INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS (0-A)
Honors (0201)
HONORS 345 Interdisciplinary Writing Seminar (5, max. 15) INTER WRITING SEM. Change max credits. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
HONORS 391 H-Interdisciplinary Study I (5, max. 15) HONORS INTERDIS STDY I. Change max credits. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Psychology (0262)
PSYCH 496 Undergraduate Teaching Experience in Psychology (2-3, max. 6) UNDERGRAD TEACH EXP. Change to CR/NC. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
BUSINESS SCHOOL (0-E)
Accounting (0301)
TMMBA 509 Professional Communication (*, max. 6) PROF COMMUNICATIONS. Change credits. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Computer Science and Engineering (0406)
CSE 487 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with E E 424/BIOEN 424. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
CSE 587 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with E E 524/BIOEN 524. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
Electrical Engineering (0410)
E E 424 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with BIOEN 424/CSE 487. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
E E 524 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with BIOEN 524/CSE 587. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (0-D)
School of Marine Affairs (1071)
SMEA 103 Society and the Oceans (5) SOCIETY & THE OCEANS. Was SMA 103. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 350 Marine Ecology of Coastal Systems (3) MARINE COASTAL ECOL. Was SMA 350. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 430 Development and the Environment (3) DEVELOPM & ENVIRONM. Was SMA 430. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 433 Environmental Degradation in the Tropics (5) ENVIR DEGRAD TROPIC. Was SMA 433. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 455 Marine Business Environment in Russia and Eastern Europe (3) MARINE BUS RUS/EEUR. Was SMA 455. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 476 Introduction to Environmental Law and Process (3) INTRO ENVIR LAW. Was SMA 476. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 480 Human Dimensions of Fishery Management (3) HUM DIM FISH MGMT. Was SMA 480. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 485 Pacific Recreation and Tourism Issues (3) PACIFIC TOURISM. Was SMA 485. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 499 Undergraduate Research (1-15, max. 15) UNDERGRAD RESEARCH. Was SMA 499. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 500 Introduction to Human Dimensions of Global Change (3) HUMAN DIMENSIONS. Was SMA 500. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 501 Integrated Marine Affairs Practice (3) MAR AFFAIRS PRACTICE. Was SMA 501. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 506 International Law of the Sea (3) INTL LAW OF SEA. Was SMA 506. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 507 International Organizations and Ocean Management (3) INTL ORGS OCEAN MGT. Was SMA 507. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 508 National Marine Policy Processes (3) INT'L MAR POL PROCS. Was SMA 508. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 509 Integrated Coastal Management (3) INTGRATD COAST MGMT. Was SMA 509. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 510 Topics in Marine Ecology (3) TPCS MARINE ECOLOGY. Was SMA 510. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 511 Coastal Environmental Management (3) COAST ENV MGT. Was SMA 511. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 512 Interviewing Methods and Environmental Topics (3) METHODS&ENVIR TOPICS. Was SMA 512. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 514 Marine Pollution Management Issues (3) MARINE POL MGMT. Was SMA 514. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 515 U.S. Coastal and Ocean Law (3-5, max. 5) US COAST & OCN LAW. Was SMA 515. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 516 Seaport Management (3) SEAPORT MANAGEMENT. Was SMA 516. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 517 Marine Uses: Transportation and Commerce (3) TRANSPORTATION. Was SMA 517. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 518 Port and Marine Transportation Systems (3) PORT/MARINE TRANSPT. Was SMA 518. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 519 Marine Policy Analysis (3) MARINE POLCY ANALYS. Was SMA 519. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 521 Governmental Responses to Global Climate Change (3) GOV RESP CLIMATE CHG. Was SMA 521. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 523 International Science and Technology Policy (3) INT SCI TECH POL. Was SMA 523. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 525 Marine Protected Area Management and Science (3) MPA MGT & SCI. Was SMA 525. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 530 Development and the Environment (3) DEVELOPM & ENVIRONM. Was SMA 530. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 536 Applied Microeconomics for Marine Affairs (3) MICROECON MAR AFF. Was SMA 536. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 537 Economic Aspects of Marine Policy (3) MARINE POLICY ECON. Was SMA 537. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 538 Economics of Living Marine Resources (3) MARINE RES ECON. Was SMA 538. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 540 International Strategic Planning for Marine Resources (3) MAR RESOURCE PLAN. Was SMA 540. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 550 Special Topics in Marine Studies (1-3, max. 18) SPECIAL TOPICS. Was SMA 550. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 555 Comparative Marine Business in the North Pacific (3) MAR BUSINESS PACIFIC. Was SMA 555. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 560 Methods Seminar (2) METHODS SEMINAR. Was SMA 560. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 570 Thesis Presentation (1) THESIS PRESENTATION. Was SMA 570. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 581 Case Study Method: Living Marine Resource Management (3) LIVING MAR RES MGMT. Was SMA 581. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 582 Fishery Management: Contemporary Issues (5) FISH MGMT CONTEMP. Was SMA 582. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 585 Climate Impact on the Pacific Northwest (4) PNW CLIMATE IMPACTS. Was SMA 585. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 591 Marine Science in the Coastal Zone (3) MS IN COASTAL ZONE. Was SMA 591. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 600 Independent Study or Research (*) INDEPNDNT STDY/RSCH. Was SME 600. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SMEA 700 Master's Thesis (*) MASTER'S THESIS. Was SME 700. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (0-R)
Nutritional Science (0689)
NUTR 536 Nutritional Education Principles and Practice (3) NUTRITION EDUCATION. Change credits, description, hours. Effective SPR/2012. Approved.
INTERSCHOOL OR INTERCOLLEGE PROGRAMS (0-O)
Bioengineering (0745)
BIOEN 424 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with E E 424/CSE 487. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
BIOEN 524 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3) ADV SYNTHETIC BIO. Joint with E E 524/CSE 587. Change description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
Global Health (1058)
G H 534 Building Better Evidence through Integrated Health Information and Surveillance Systems (3) INTGR HLTH INFO SYS. Change titles, description. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
G H 590 Selected Topics in Global Health (1-5, max. 15) SELECTED TOPICS. Change max credits. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (0-Y)
Obstetrics and Gynecology (0919)
OB GYN 505 P-OB GYN Preceptorship (1) P-OB GYN PRECEPTSHP. Change description. Effective SUM/2011. Approved.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Business (0881)
B BUS 444 Product Development Lab (5) PROP DEVEL LAB. Add Joint status with CSS 474. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
Computing and Software Systems (0865)
CSS 161 Fundamentals of Computing (5) FUND OF COMPUTING. Change description, prerequisite. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
CSS 162 Programming Methodology (5) PROG METHODOLOGY. Change description, prerequisite. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
CSS 448 Introduction to Compilers (5) INTRO TO COMPLIERS. Change titles. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
Science and Technology (1073)
B BIO 180 Introductory Biology I (5) INTRO BIOLOGY I. Change titles. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
B BIO 200 Introductory Biology II (5) INTRO BIOLOGY II. Change titles. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
B BIO 220 Introductory Biology III (5) INTRO BIOLOGY III. Change titles. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
BST 321 Consciousness Studies (5) CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES. Was BST 221. Effective SUM/2012. Hold
STMATH 300 Foundations of Modern Math (5) FNDTNS OF MDRN MATH. Was BST 300. Effective AUT/2012. Approved.
STMATH 307 Introduction to Differential Equations (5) INTRO TO DIFF EQ. Was BST 307. Effective AUT/2012. Approved.
STMATH 310 Mathematical Game Theory (5) MATH GAME THEORY. Was BST 310. Effective AUT/2012. Approved.
STMATH 390 Probability and Statistics in Engineering (5) PROB AND STATS ENG. Was BST 390. Effective AUT/2012. Approved.

COURSES DROPPED

SCHOOL OF LAW (0-X)
Law (0852)
LAW E 593 Environmental Law Litigation and Practice (4-, max. 12) ENV LAW LITGATN PRAC. Course Dropped. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (0-P)
Medicinal Chemistry (0612)
MEDCH 554 The Mechanism of Action and Pharmacokinetics of Biotherapeutic Agents and Other Natural Products (1) MECH & PHARM STDYS. Course Dropped. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (0-M)
Epidemiology (0704)
PHG 591 Journal Club (1) JOURNAL CLUB. Course Dropped. Effective WIN/2012. Approved.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Science and Technology (1073)
B BIO 355 Cell Biology (3) CELL BIOLOGY. Course Dropped. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.
B BIO 371 Genetics (5) Genetics. Course Dropped. Effective AUT/2011. Approved.