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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
CURRICULUM REPORT

October 20, 2015

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.

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 November 17, 2015. The deadline for applications is noon on November 2, 2015.


Departmental Curriculum Contacts

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Prefixes and courses

TYPETITLES & CREDITSEquivalency/Lists/DL/Changes EFFECTIVE STATUS
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (0-C)
Anthropology (0102)
ANTH 324 New Current Issues in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2) MED ANTH & GLOBL HLTH. Parallel to ANTH 524; CR/NC; add to approved list. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
ANTH 524 New Current Issues in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2) MED ANTH & GLOBL HLTH. Parallel to ANTH 324; CR/NC. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
Applied Mathematics (0208)
AMATH 518 Change Theory of Optimal Control (3) OPTIMAL CONTROL. Was MATH 509/AMATH 509. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
Asian Languages and Literature (0144)
ASIAN 223 Change Buddhist Literature (5) BUDDHIST LITERATURE. Was ASIAN 411; change description. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
HINDI 424 New Survey of Modern Hindi/Urdu Literature: Drama (3/5, max. 10) MOD HINDI LIT-DRAMA. Joint with URDU 424; parallel to HINDI 524; add to approved list. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
HINDI 524 New Survey of Modern Hindi/Urdu Literature: Drama (3/5, max. 10) MOD HINDI LIT-DRAMA. Joint with URDU 524; parallel to HINDI 424; add to approved list. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
URDU 424 New Survey of Modern Hindi/Urdu Literature: Drama (3/5, max. 10) MOD HINDI LIT-DRAMA. Joint with HINDI 424; parallel to URDU 524; add to approved list. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
URDU 524 New Survey of Modern Hindi/Urdu Literature: Drama (3/5, max. 10) MOD HINDI LIT-DRAMA. Joint with HINDI 524; parallel to URDU 424; add to approved list. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Biology (0112)
BIOL 418 Change Biological Clocks and Rhythms (4) BIO RHYTHMS. Change credits. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
BIOL 446 Drop Cell and Molecular Techniques in Algal Biology (5) C&M TECH IN ALGAE. Drop Course. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
BIOL 496 New Special Topics in Field Biology (1-5, max. 10) SPECIAL FIELD TOPCS. Add to approved lists. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Chemistry (0117)
CHEM 192 New Chemistry Achievement Workshop (1) CHEM ACHVMNT WRKSHP. Temporary; CR/NC. Effective WIN/2016-SPR/2016 only. Approved.
CHEM 484 Change Electronic and Optoelectronic Polymers (3) ELECT&OPTO POLYMERS. Retroactive change titles & description; parallel to CHEM 584. Effective AUT/2015. Hold for MSE 484 joint application.
CHEM 517 New Organometallics (3) ORGANOMETALLICS. Parallel to CHEM 417. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
CHEM 524 New Analytical Mass Spectrometry (3) ANLYT MASS SPECTROM. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
CHEM 564 Change Organic Electronic and Photonic Materials/Polymers (3) ELECT/PHOTONIC MTLS. Joint with MSE 560; add joint status with MOLENG 530. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
CHEM 584 New Electronic and Optoelectronic Polymers (3) ELECT&OPTO POLYMERS. Parallel to CHEM 484. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Dance (0133)
DANCE 250 Change Cross-Cultural Dance Studies (1-5, max. 8) CROSS-CULTURAL DANCE. Change description; DIV. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
DANCE 339 New Tango II (2-3) TANGO II. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
English (0136)
ENGL 361 Change American Political Culture: After 1865 (5) AM POL CLTR FR 1865. Change description. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
ENGL 372 Change World Englishes (5) WORLD ENGLISHES. Change description, prerequisite. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
French and Italian Studies (1102)
ITAL 305 New Texts and Traditions I (5) TEXTS & TRADITIONS 1. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
History (0193)
HSTAFM 162 New History of the Islamic Middle East, 600-1800 (5) ISLAM NREAST TO 1800. Temporary; add to approved lists. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
Jackson School of International Studies (0190)
ARCTIC 391 New Climate Change: International Perspectives from Science, Art, and Activism (5) CLIMATE CHANGE PERSP. Joint with JSIS B 391 (No NW). Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
JSIS A 301 Change Europe Today (5) EUROPE TODAY. Temporary; joint with POL S 344; see approved lists. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
JSIS B 120 New Perspectives on Contemporary Public Policy Issues (3) CONTEMP POL ISSUES. Joint with POL S 120; conversion of temporary. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
JSIS B 332 Change Political Economy of International Trade and Finance (5) POL ECON INT TRADE. Temporary; joint with POL S 345; see approved lists. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
JSIS B 391 New Climate Change: International Perspectives from Science, Art, and Activism (5) CLIMATE CHANGE PERSP. Joint with ARCTIC 391 (No NW). Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
Linguistics (0203)
LING 457 Change Language of Development (5) LANGUAGE DEVELPMNT. Change responsible unit to Linguistics; joint with PSYCH 457. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Mathematics (0206)
MATH 507 New Algebraic Structures (3) ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 508 New Algebraic Structures (3) ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 509 New Algebraic Structures (3) ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 518 Change Theory of Optimal Control (3) Optimal Control. Was MATH 509/AMATH 509. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 561 New Foundations of Combinatorics (3) COMBINATORICS FNDTNS. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 562 New Foundations of Combinatorics (3) COMBINATORICS FNDTNS. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 563 New Foundations of Combinatorics (3) COMBINATORICS FNDTNS. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
MATH 569 New Algebraic Geometry (3) ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY. -. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
Political Science (0244)
POL S 120 New Perspectives on Contemporary Public Policy Issues (3) CONTEMP POL ISSUES. Joint with JSIS B 120; conversion of temporary. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
POL S 344 New Europe Today (5) EUROPE TODAY. Temporary; joint with JSIS A 301; see approved lists. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
POL S 345 New Political Economy of International Trade and Finance (5) POL ECON INT TRADE. Temporary; joint with JSIS B 332; see approved lists. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
Psychology (0262)
PSYCH 457 Change Language of Development (5) LANGUAGE DEVELPMNT. Change responsible unit to Linguistics; joint with LING 457. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
PSYCH 512 New Development of Prejudice (3) PREJUDICE. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Scandinavian Languages and Literature (0281)
LATV 111 New Basic Latvian (3) BASIC LATVIAN. Does not satisfy A&S Foreign Language Requirement. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
LATV 112 New Basic Latvian (3) BASIC LATVIAN. Does not satisfy A&S Foreign Language Requirement. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
LATV 113 New Basic Latvian (3) BASIC LATVIAN. Does not satisfy A&S Foreign Language Requirement. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
Spanish and Portuguese Studies (1103)
SPAN 405 New Hispanic Sociolinguistics (5) HISPANIC SOCIOLING. Joint with SPLING 405; add to approved lists; DIV. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
SPLING 405 New Hispanic Sociolinguistics (5) HISPANIC SOCIOLING. Joint with SPAN 405; add to approved lists; DIV. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
COLLEGE OF BUILT ENVIRONMENTS (0-B)
Urban Design and Planning (0050)
URBDP 562 Change Introduction to Neighborhood Planning and Community Development (3) NBRHD PLAN&COM DVLP. Drop joint status with PB AF 562. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY (0-U)
Dentistry (0805)
DENTGP 650 New Advanced Topics in General Dentistry (3) ADV TOPICS GEN DENT. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
DENTPC 550 New Operative Dentistry 2 (3) OPERATIVE DENT 2. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
DENTPC 551 New Immediate Dentures (3) IMMEDIATE DENTURES. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
DENTPC 553 New Local Anesthesia (3) LOCAL ANESTHESIA. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
DENTPC 554 New Oral Pathology 1 (5) ORAL PATHOLOGY 1. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
DENTPC 555 New Removable Partial Denture Design (2) RMV PRT DENT DESIGN. -. Effective SUM/2016. Approved.
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (0-H)
Education (0351)
EDSPE 422 Change (dis)Ability, Education, and the Arts (5) (DIS)ABILITY, ED, ART. Change titles, credits, DIV. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
EDSPE 513 Change Principles of Assessment (3) ASSESSMENT. Change titles, description. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
EDSPE 514 Change Fundamentals of Reading and Writing for Students with Disabilities (4) READING & WRITING. Change titles, credits, prerequisite, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
EDSPE 527 Change Application of Behavioral Principles (3) BEHAVIOR PRINCIPLES. Change titles. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
EDUC 351 New Wellness and Education Achievement for Men of Color (5) EDU ACHVMNT MEN COLOR. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (0-J)
Electrical Engineering (0410)
E E 518 Change Digital Signal Processing (4) DIGTAL SIGNAL PROC. Change titles, prerequisite, description. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
E E 568 Change Digital Image Processing (4) DIGTAL IMAGE PROC. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Material Science and Engineering (0423)
MSE 560 Change Organic Electronic and Photonic Materials/Polymers (3) ELECT/PHOTONIC MTLS. Joint with CHEM 564; add joint status with MOLENG 530. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (0-D)
Program on Environmental Studies (1070)
ENVIR 100 Change Introduction to Environmental Studies (5) INTRO ENV STUDIES. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 200 Change Communication for Environmental Studies (5) ENVIR COMMUNICATION. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 250 Change Research Methods for Environmental Studies (5) RES METHODS ENV ST. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 280 Change Natural History of the Puget Sound Region (5) NAT HIST PUGET SOUND. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 295 New Special Topics in Environmental Studies (1-5, max. 10) SPECIAL TOPICS. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 300 Change Analysis of Environmental Cases (5) ANALYSIS ENV CASES. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 490 Change Environmental Studies Capstone Preparation (2) CAPSTONE PREP. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 491 Change Environmental Studies Capstone: Internship and Research (1-12, max. 12) CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ENVIR 492 Change Environmental Studies Capstone: Synthesis and Communication (3) CAPSTONE SYNTHESIS. Change titles, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (0-R)
Graduate School (0992)
GRDSCH 636 New Transgressions: Living Just Relationships (1) TRANSGRESSIONS. CR/NC; temporary. Effective WIN/2016 only. Approved.
GRDSCH 637 New Microaggressions: Living Just Relationships (1) MICROAGGRESSIONS. CR/NC; temporary. Effective SPR/2016 only. Approved.
PUBSCH 600 New Independent Study or Research (1-5, max. 15) INDEPNDNT STDY/RSCH. -. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
PUBSCH 601 New Internship (2-6, max. 12) INTERNSHIP. -. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
Molecular and Cellular Biology (0669)
MCB 517 Change Topics in Molecular and Cell Biology (1-5, max. 40) TOPICS MOL/CELL BIO. Change max credits. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
MCB 520 Change Tutorial in Molecular and Cellular Biology (1-2, max. 40) TUTORIAL MCB. Change max credits. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
MCB 599 Change Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology (*, max. 40) RSCH IN MOL CEL BIO. Change titles, max credits. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
Molecular Engineering (----)
MOLENG 530 New Organic Electronic and Photonic Materials/Polymers (3) ELECT/PHOTONIC MTLS. Add joint status with existing CHEM 564/MSE 560. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
SCHOOL OF LAW (0-X)
Law (0852)
LAW A 565 Change American Indian Law (3-4) AMERICAN INDIAN LAW. Change credits. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
LAW B 582 Change International Development Practicum (1-8, max. 8) INTL DEV PRACTICUM. Change credits. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
LAW E 599 Change Legislative Advocacy Clinic (2-6, max. 15) LEG ADVOC CLNC. Change credits. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
LAW T 550 New Global Perspectives on International Taxation (2) GLOBAL TAX PERSP. Temporary. Effective WIN/2016-WIN/2019. Approved.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (0-Y)
Genome Sciences (1040)
GENOME 151 Change Human Genetics: The Individual and Society (4) HUMAN GENETICS. Was GENOME 351, change description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Medicine (0915)
MEDSCI 504 New P-Primary Care Practicum (PCP) (2) P-INTRO PRIM CARE. Temporary. Effective WIN/2016-SPR/2016. Approved.
MEDSCI 505 New P-Clinical Skills (2) P-CLINICAL SKILLS. Temporary. Effective WIN/2016-SPR/2016. Approved.
Orthopedics (0922)
ORTHP 686 New P-Sports Medicine - Boise, ID (*, max. 8) P-SPORTS MED BOISE. -. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
Pathology (0924)
PATH 676 Change P-Diagnostic Pathology – Spokane, WA (*, max. 24) P-DIAG PATH-SPOK. Retroactive change credits. Effective SUM/2015. Approved.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (0936)
PBSCI 641 New P-Basic Psychiatry Clerkship – Orofino, ID (12) P-PBSCI OROFINO. -. Effective AUT/2015. Approved.
SCHOOL OF NURSING (0-N)
Nursing (0552)
NURS 540 Change Selected Topics in Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems (1-6, max. 12) SPECIAL TOP IN BNHS. Change credits, description. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
EVANS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNANCE (0-Q)
Public Policy and Governance (0770)
PUBPOL Prefix Public Policy and Governance. Change PB AF prefix to PUBPOL. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (0-M)
Epidemiology (0704)
EPI 524 Change Cancer: Epidemiology and Biology (3) CANCER EPI AND BIO. Change titles, description, credits, prerequisite. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
EPI 540 Drop Introduction to Cancer Biology (3) CANCER BIOLOGY. Drop Course. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
EPI 548 Change Research Methods for Analyzing Social and Contextual Determinants of Health (3) SOCIAL DETERMINANTS. Change title, description, prerequisite; joint with HSERV 548. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Health Services (0706)
HSERV 548 Change Research Methods for Analyzing Social and Contextual Determinants of Health (3) SOCIAL DETERMINANTS. Change title, description, prerequisite; joint with EPI 548. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
Nutritional Science (0689)
NUTR 241 New Culinary Nutrition Science (3) CULINARY NUTR SCI. See approved list and overlap restriction. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
NUTR 513 New Food and Society: Exploring Eating Behaviors in a Social, Environmental, and Policy Context (2) FOOD AND SOCIETY. -. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
NUTR 536 Change Nutrition Education Principles and Practice (2) NUTRITION EDUCATION. Change credits, contact hours. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
BOTHELL CAMPUS (1-V)
Business (0881)
B BUS 455 Change Financial Risk Management (5) FINANCIAL RISK MGMT. Change titles. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
ELCBUS 455 Change Financial Risk Management (5) FINANCIAL RISK MGMT. Change titles. Effective WIN/2016. Approved.
TACOMA CAMPUS (2-Z)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (0963)
TNPRFT 231 New Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector (5) INTRO NONPROFIT. Cannot be taken for credit if credit earned in TNPRFT 431. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
TNPRFT 431 Change Community Organizations and the Nonprofit Sector (5) NONPROFIT SECTOR. Parallel to TNPRFT 531; change description (431 will be omitted pending review and possible drop). Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
TNPRFT 451 Change Essentials of Grant Writing (5) GRANT WRITING. Change titles, description; parallel to TNPRFT 551. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
TNPRFT 531 Change Community Organizations and the Nonprofit Sector (5) NONPROFIT SECTOR. Parallel to TNPRFT 431; change description. Effective AUT/2016. Approved.
TNPRFT 551 Change Essentials of Grant Writing (5) GRANT WRITING. Change titles, description; parallel to TNPRFT 451. Effective SPR/2016. Approved.
TPSYCH 340 New Environmental Psychology (5) ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCH. Enforce prerequisite; add to approved lists; (check equivalency with ENVIR 431). Effective WIN/2016. Approved.