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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
CURRICULUM REPORT

November 18, 2104

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 12 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 December 16, 2014. The deadline for applications is noon on December 1, 2014.


Departmental Curriculum Contacts

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Prefixes and courses

TYPETITLES & CREDITSEquivalency/Lists/DL/Changes EFFECTIVE STATUSNOTES
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Biology (0112)
BIOL 475 Change Intensive Field Experience in Biology (3-5) BIOL FIELD METHODS. Change credits. Effective SUM/2015. Approved.
BIOL 551 Change Topics in Evolution and Systematics (1-3, max. 24) TOPICS EVOLU&SYSTEM. Change max credits. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Communication (1035)
COM 463 Change Copy Editing and Design (5) COPY EDIT & DESIGN. Change description. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
COM 464 Change Writing with Voice (5) WRITING WITH VOICE. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Geography (0188)
GEOG 478 Change Social Justice and the City (5) URB SOC JUSTICE. Initial DL through SUM/2016; change description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
Psychology (0262)
PSYCH 200 Change Comparative Animal Behavior (3-5) COMP ANIM BEHAV. Initial DL through SPR/2018; change credits. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Sociology (0293)
SOC 352 Change The Family (5) THE FAMILY. Permanent DL renewal. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
SOC 402 Change Sociology in Practice: Education Service Program (5) EDUCATION PRACTICUM. Change max credits, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
SOC 403 Change Sociology in Practice: Applied Community Research Program (5) APPLIED RESEARCH. Change max credits, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
SOC 404 Change Sociology in Practice: Community/Civic Internship Program (5) CIVIC INTERN PROG. Change max credits, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
Speech and Hearing Sciences (0296)
SPHSC 518 Change Seminar in Speech and Hearing Sciences (1) SEM SPEECH HEAR SCI. Change credits, hours. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
COLLEGE OF BUILT ENVIRONMENTS (0-B)
Construction Management (0052)
CM 426 New Preconstruction Techniques (3) PRECON TECHNIQUES. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
CM 428 New Heavy Construction Techniques (3) HEAVY CONST TECH. -. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
CM 512 New Preconstruction Facilitation (3) PRECON FACILITATION. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
CM 528 New Advanced Cost Management in Construction (3) ADV COST MANAGEMENT. -. Effective SUM/2015. Approved.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Aeronautics and Astronautics (0400)
A E supplemental information New -. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 510 New Linear Systems Theory (4) LINEAR SYSTEMS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 511 New Classical Control Theory (4) CLASSICAL CONTROL. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 512 New Dynamics, Stability, and Control of Vehicles (4) STABILITY & CONTROL. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 519 New Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Controls (4, max. 8) AE TOPICS: CONTROLS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 520 New Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics (4) FUND FLUID DYNAMICS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 523 New Aircraft Noise (4) AIRCRAFT NOISE. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 529 New Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Fluids (4, max. 8) AE TOPICS: FLUIDS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 532 New Rocket Propulsion (4) ROCKET PROPULSION. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 539 New Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Propulsion, Plasma, and Power (4, max. 8) AE TOPICS: P/P/P. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 540 New Mechanics of Solids (4) MECHANICS OF SOLIDS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 541 New Finite Element Analysis (4) FINITE ELM ANALYSIS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 542 New Fatigue and Fracture in Aerospace Structures (4) FATIGUE & FRACTURE. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 549 New Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Structures (4, max. 8) AE TOPICS: STRUC. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 550 New Mechanics of Composite Materials (4) MECH OF COMPOSITES. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 553 New Advanced Composite Structural Analysis (4) ADV COMPOSITE STRUC. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
A E 559 New Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Composites (4, max. 8) AE TOPICS: COMPSTS. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
Civil and Environmental Engineering (0403)
CEE 441 Change Transportation and Construction Capstone Design Project (5) TRANS CONST CPSTONE. Change title, credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
Computer Science and Engineering (0406)
CSE 507 New Computer-Aided Reasoning for Software (4) REASONING FOR SW. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (0-D)
Earth and Space Sciences (1068)
ESS 204 New The Paleobiology and Geobiology of Mass Extinctions (3/4) PALEOBI MASS EXTNCT. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Oceanography (0456)
OCEAN 285 New Physics of Oceanography: Fluid Mechanics, Waves, and Electromagnetism (5) FL MECH EM & WAVES. Physics approves of course. Effective WIN/2015. Approved, needs EQV with physics.
OCEAN 409 New Marine Pollution (3) MARINE POLLUTION. See approved lists. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
School of Environmental and Forest Science (1069)
ESRM 404 New Plant Microbiology Laboratory (5) PLANT MICROBIO LAB. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
THE INFORMATION SCHOOL (0-S)
The Information School (0671)
INFO 320 Change Technical and Social Perspectives on Search (5) SEARCH. Change titles, prerequisite, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INFO 330 Change User Experience and Information Architecture (5) USER EXP & INFO. Change titles, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INFO 344 Change Server-side Web Development (5) SERVER-SIDE WEB DEV. Change titles, prerequisite, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INFO 444 Change Value-Sensitive Design (5) VLA SEN DESIGN. Change prerequisite. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
INFO 467 New Immersive Information Environment Design (5) IMMERSIVE ENVIR DSN. Initial DL through SUM/2018. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INFX 536 New Metadata for Interactive Media (3) METADATA FOR MEDIA. Initial DL through SUM/2018. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (0-R)
Molecular Engineering (----)
MOLENG 520 New Seminar in Molecular Engineering (1, max. 30) SEMINAR IN MOLENG. CR/NC only. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
INTERSCHOOL OR INTERCOLLEGE PROGRAMS (0-O)
Global Health (1058)
G H 210 Change Confronting Global Diseases: Introductory Biologic Principles and Context (3) GLOBAL DISEASE BIOL. Change credits, description. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
G H 419 New War and Health (4) WAR AND HEALTH. 400-500; joint with HSERV 519; see approved lists. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
G H 519 New War and Health (4) WAR AND HEALTH. 400-500; joint with HSERV 419; see approved lists. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF LAW (0-X)
Law (0852)
LAW B 571 Drop Criminal Procedure Seminar (2-6) CRIMNL PROCDR. Drop course. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW B 571 New PhD Colloquium (1-3, max. 3) PHD COLLOQUIUM. Reusing dropped number; CR/NC only. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW B 589 New Social Enterprise Law (2-3) SOC ENTERPRISE LAW. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW E 518 Change Torts II (3-4) TORTS II. Change credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
LAW E 561 Change Critical Race Theory (2-4) CRIT RACE THEORY. Change credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
LAW E 575 Drop Telecommunications Law and Policy (2) TELE LAW AND POLICY. Drop course. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
LAW E 575 New Veterans Legal Aid Clinic (3, max. 9) VETERANS LAW. Reusing number. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
LAW H 517 New Legal Issues for Global Health Programs (2) LEG ISS GLBL H PRGM. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW H 518 New Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve Global Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children (1-2, max. 2) GBL HLTH WMN CHLD. CR/NC. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW H 522 New Affordable Care Act Seminar: Legal and Policy Issues in Health Reform Implementation (2) AFFORD CARE ACT SEM. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW P 506 Change Transnational Intellectual Property Law Theory and Practice (4) TRANSNATL IP. Change credits. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
LAW T 504 Change Income Taxation of Business and Investments (3-5) BUS AND INVEST TAX. Change titles, credits, description. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (0-Y)
Comparative Medicine (0904)
C MED 540 Change Animal Models (2) ANIMAL MODELS. Change credits. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Medicine (0915)
MED EM 656 New P-Emergency Medicine – Juneau, AK (8) P-EMER MED JUNEAU. Same as 606. Effective SUM/2015. Approved.
MED EM 669 New P-Emergency Medicine – Cheyenne, WY (8) P-EMER MED CHEY. Same as 606. Effective SUM/2015. Approved.
Pediatrics (0925)
PEDS 694 New P-Pediatric Adolescent Medicine (8) P-PEDS ADOL MED. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
Radiology (0938)
RADGY 505 Change P-Preceptorship in Radiology (1, max. 24) P-RADGY PRECEPTOR. Change description. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
Rehabilitation Medicine (0928)
REHAB 508 Change Principles of Therapeutic Exercise (3) PRINCIPLES THER EX. Change credits, hours. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
REHAB 521 Change Survey of Pathophysiology for Rehabilitation (2-3, max. 6) PATHOPHYS REHAB. Change credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
REHAB 525 Change Exercise Physiology (3) EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Change credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
REHAB 558 Change Rehabilitation Research Methods (3) REHAB RSRCH MTHDS. Change titles. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (0-P)
Pharmacy (0610)
PHARM 557 New Pharmacotherapeutics II (2) P’THERAPEUTICS II. -. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
PHARM 559 Change Pharmacotherapeutics III (4) P’THERAPEUTICS III. Change titles, credits, description. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
PHARM 560 Change Pharmacotherapeutics IV (6) P’THERAPEUTICS IV. Change titles, description. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
PHARM 561 Change Pharmacotherapeutics V (7) P’THERAPEUTICS V. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
PHARM 562 Change Pharmacotherapeutics VI (6) P’THERAPEUTICS VI. Change titles, description. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (0-M)
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (0702)
ENV H 320 New Introduction to Technical Communication in Environmental Health (5) TECH COMM ENV H. 1503 pending to replace HCDE course in TC. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
ENV H 447 New Environmental Change and Infectious Disease (3) ENV CHG INF DISEASE. 400-500; add to approved list of electives. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
ENV H 547 New Environmental Change and Infectious Disease (3) ENV CHG INF DISEASE. 400-500. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
Health Services (0706)
HSERV 415 New War and Health (4) WAR AND HEALTH. 400-500; joint with G H 419; see approved lists. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
HSERV 515 New War and Health (4) WAR AND HEALTH. 400-500; joint with G H 519; see approved lists. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (0-T)
Social Work (0779)
SOC W 516 New Research Base for Prevention Science (3) RES PREVENTION SCI. Extension of Temporary; add to approved list for Grad DARS audit. Effective SUM/2014-SUM/2016. Approved.
SOC W 517 New Individual, Family, School, and Community Prevention Promotion (3) INDIV FAM COM PREV. Extension of Temporary; add to approved list for Grad DARS audit. Effective WIN/2015-SUM/2016. Approved.
SOC W 518 New Macro Practice in Health and Prevention (3) MACRO PRACT PREV. Extension of Temporary; add to approved list for Grad DARS audit. Effective WIN/2015-SUM/2016. Approved.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Bothell Diversity Process New -. -. Effective AUT/2014. Approved.
Center for University Studies and Programs (0864)
B ARTS 141 Change Introduction to Photography (2-5, max. 7) INTRO PHOTOGRAPHY. Change credits. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
Nursing (0870)
BHS 420 New Women’s Global Health and Human Rights (5) WOM GLB HLTH HUM RT. Initial DL through SPR/2018. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B NURS 101 New Introduction to the Nursing Profession (1) INTRO NSG PROF. CR/NC. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
B NURS 102 New Historical Images of Nursing (1) HISTORIC IMAGES NSG. CR/NC. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B NURS 103 New Development of Contemporary Nursing Practice (1) DEV CONTEMP NSG PRAC. CR/NC. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF STEM
Computing and Software Systems (0865)
B IMD 233 Change Fundamentals of Web Media Technology (5) FUND WEB MEDIA TECH. Was CSS 233; change titles, description . Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
B IMD 483 New Integrative Studio: Portfolio (5) STUDIO PORTFOLIO. -. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
B IMD 492 New Integrative Studio II: Practicum (5) INT STUDIO II PRAC. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
Biology (1091)
B BIO 385 New Animal Behavior (5) ANIMAL BEHAVIOR. EQV request sent to BIOL/PSYCH. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B BIO 360 New Biochemistry Laboratory (3) BIOCHEMISTRY LAB. EQV needed to BIOL/CHEM. Effective WIN/2015. PENDING.
Engineering and Mathematics (1092)
B EE 504 New Device Electronics (4) DEVICE ELECTRONICS. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B EE 505 New Digital Systems (2) DIGITAL SYSTEMS. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 222 New Fundamentals of Solid Mechanics II: Deformable Bodies (5) DEFORMABLE BODIES. EQV request sent. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 223 New Fundamentals of Solid Mechanics III: Accelerating Bodies (5) ACCELERATING BODIES. EQV request sent. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
B ME 293 New Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering (1-5, max. 15) SPEC TPCS MECH ENGR. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 315 New Introduction to 3D Modeling, Design, and Analysis (5) INTRO 3D MODELING. EQV request sent. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 332 New Thermal Fluids II (5) THERMAL FLUIDS II. EQV request sent. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 341 New Mechanical Systems Design I (5) MECH SYS DESIGN I. EQV request sent. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 493 New Advanced Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering (1-5, max. 15) ADV SPEC TOPICS ME. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 498 New Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering (1-5, max. 10) IND STUDY ME. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
B ME 499 New Undergraduate Research in Mechanical Engineering (1-5, max. 10) UG RESEARCH IN ME. -. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
TACOMA CAMPUS (2-Z)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0963)
TEGL 401 Change Critical and Indigenous Methodologies (5) CRIT & INDIGN MTHDS. Add DIV course. Effective WIN/2015. Approved.
T HIST 251 New The Global Twentieth Century (5) GLOBAL 20TH CENTURY. See approved list. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
T PHIL 251 New Data and Discourse (5) DATA & DISCOURSE. See approved lists. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.
TPSYCH 418 New Lifespan Imaginative Play (5) LIFESPAN PLAY. See approved list. Effective SPR/2015. Approved.