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Effective Summer 2021 through Spring 2022:

Listed below are updates to the 2021-22 catalog.  This includes new courses, course changes, corrections, and curriculum substitutions. 

  • New courses and course changes are the result of the Exceptions to the Catalog Review Cycle process. 
  • Corrections have been identified since the publication of the 2021-22 catalog. 
  • Curriculum substitutions are the result of approved blanket curriculum substitutions. 
  • For updates to other information in the Catalog, please see the appropriate web sites (e.g., Admissions, Office of the Registrar - Records and Evaluations, Financial Aid, Housing, etc.).
Item Change Description Date of Update or Effective Term
Aerospace Engineering, BS - Aeronautics Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Add Request for Approved Electives: Added AERO 546 to list of Approved Electives. 2/2/2022
Aerospace Engineering, BS - Astronautics Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Add Request for Approved Electives: Added AERO 546 to list of Approved Electives. 2/2/2022
Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences, BS Curriculum substitution: In support courses, change requirement from "AGB 214 or BUS 212" to "AGB 214 or BUS 212 or AGB 212". 6/8/2021
Agricultural Science, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added AGC 475 to list of courses in Approved Electives in Emphasis Areas, Agribusiness. 6/22/2021
Agricultural Systems Management, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BRAE/NR 349 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 5/6/2021
ANT 201 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
ANT 384 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
ANT 455 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
ART 375 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
BIO 227 GE recertification of an existing course. Summer 2021
Biomedical Engineering, BS - General Curriculum Add Request for Approved Elective: Added BMED 535 to list of Approved Technical Electives. 6/15/2021
Biomedical Engineering, BS - Mechanical Design Concentration Curriculum substitution: In required courses, change requirement from "BMED 330" to "BMED 330 or ME 329". 6/15/2021
BioResource and Agricultural Engineering, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BRAE/NR 349 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 5/17/2021
BUS 212 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 214 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 215 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 220 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 310 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 320 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 346 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 393 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 412 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 422 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 423 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 436 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
BUS 480 New course. Summer 2021
BUS 493 New course. Winter 2022
BUS 497 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
Business Administration, BS - Entrepreneurship Concentration Curriculum substitution: In required courses, change requirement from "BUS 436" to "BUS 436 or BUS 330". 7/4/2021
Business Administration, BS - Information Systems Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 480 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 3/8/2022
Business Administration, BS - Management and Human Resources Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 480 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 3/8/2022
Business Administration, BS - Marketing Management Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 347 to list of Approved Electives (Select from the following). 4/5/2022
CD 102 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
City and Regional Planning, BS Curriculum substitution: In support courses, change requirement from "NR 306" to "NR 306 or BIO 263 or LA 220". 1/20/2022
Communication Studies Minor Add Request for Approved Electives: Added COMS 201, COMS 208, COMS 213, COMS 217, COMS 218, COMS 226, COMS 301, COMS 308, COMS 312, COMS 315, COMS 316, COMS 317, COMS 319, COMS 330, COMS 331, COMS 332, COMS 384, COMS 385, COMS 386, COMS 390, COMS 395, COMS 413, COMS 418, COMS 420, COMS 421, COMS 422, COMS 428, COMS 435 to list of courses in Approved Electives. Summer 2021
Communication Studies Minor Add Request for Approved Electives: Added COMS 400, COMS 450, and COMS 485 to list of courses in Approved Electives. Modified footnote #1 from "Only 4 units of supervised instruction, including COMS 400, COMS 450, and COMS 485, may be counted here" to "No more than 4 units may come from supervised instruction courses: COMS 400, COMS 450, or COMS 485." 3/14/2022
Comparative Ethnic Studies, BS Curriculum substitution: In Survey Electives, change requirement from "Select from the following (8 units) ES 330 or ES 335" to "Select from the following (8 units) ES 253, ES 254, ES 255, ES 256, ES 330, or ES 335". 6/8/2021
Computer Science, BS - Data Engineering Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added STAT 305 to list of courses in Mathematics/Statistics Elective. 12/01/2021
Computer Science, BS - Game Development Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added STAT 305 to list of courses in Mathematics/Statistics Elective. 11/18/2021
Computer Science, BS - General Curriculum Add Request for Approved Electives: Added STAT 305 to list of courses in Mathematics/Statistics Elective and to Technical Electives Guidelines, Approved External Electives. 11/18/2021
Computer Science, BS - Graphics Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added STAT 305 to list of courses in Mathematics/Statistics Elective and to Technical Electives Guidelines, Approved External Electives. 12/01/2021
COMS 205 New course. Winter 2022
COMS/JOUR 387 New course. Winter 2022
Construction Management, BS Curriculum substitution: In support courses, change requirement from "BUS 214" to "BUS 212 or BUS 214". 5/18/2021
Construction Management, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added CM 475 to list of courses in Technical Electives. 6/22/2021
Economics, BS - Information Systems Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 480 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 3/8/2022
Economics, BS - Management and Human Resources Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 480 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 3/8/2022
Economics, BS - Marketing Management Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BUS 347 to list of Approved Electives (Select from the following). 4/5/2022
Environmental Earth and Soil Sciences, BS - Hydrology Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added NR/RPTA 472 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 5/28/2021
Environmental Management and Protection, BS Curriculum substitution: In major coursework, change requirement from "BRAE 348 or ENVE 324" to "BRAE 348 or ENVE 324 or NR 310". 10/18/2021
Environmental Management and Protection, BS Curriculum substitution: In major coursework, change requirement from "NR 208 or BIO 162" to "NR 208 or BIO 162 or BIO 222 or BIO 227". 12/20/2021
Environmental Management and Protection, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: In Approved Electives, added "POLS" to list of courses in "Any SCM course and any upper-division AEPS, AG, ANT, BIO, BOT, BRAE, CHEM, CM, COMS, CRP, EDES, ERSC, GEOG, GEOL, JOUR, LA, MCRO, MSCI, NR, PHIL, PHYS, POLS, PSY, SS, STAT, or UNIV courses". 12/01/2021
ES 134 New course. Summer 2021
ES/HNRS 252 New course. Summer 2021
ES 253 New course. Summer 2021
ES 254 New course. Summer 2021
ES 255 New course. Summer 2021
ES 256 New course. Summer 2021
ES 304 New course. Summer 2021
ES 312 New course. Summer 2021
ES 382 New course. Summer 2021
Ethnic Studies Minor Add Request for Approved Electives: Added ES 252, ES 253, ES 254, ES 255, ES 256 to list of Approved Electives. Summer 2021
GRC 404 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSA 554 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSA 555 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSB 503 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSB 510 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSB 512 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSB 521 New course. Winter 2022
GSB 530 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
GSB 536 New course. Winter 2022
GSB 575 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
Indigenous Studies in Natural Resources and the Environment Minor Add Request for Approved Electives: Added ES 253 and ES 255 to list of courses in Approved Electives in Ethnic Studies. 6/7/2021
Industrial Technology and Packaging, BS - Packaging Technology Concentration Add Request for Approved Electives: Added FSN 319 to list of courses in Approved Electives. 6/29/2021
ISLA 320 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
JOUR 390 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
MATE 245 New course. Winter 2022
MATE 390 New course. Winter 2022
MSCI 330 GE recertification of an existing course. Summer 2021
PSY 102 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2021
Queer Studies Minor Curriculum substitution: In Approved Electives, changed selection from "ES 112" to "ES 112 or ES 253 or ES 254 or ES 255 or ES 256". 6/8/2021
SOC 216 New course. Summer 2021
Sociology, BA Curriculum substitution: In major coursework, change requirement from "SOC 421" to "SOC 421 or SOC 222". 12/1/2021
Software Engineering, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added STAT 305 to list of courses in Technical Electives Guidelines, Approved External Electives. 11/18/2021
Water Science Minor Add Request for Approved Electives: Added BRAE/NR 349 to list of courses in Approved Electives in Irrigation Emphasis and Water Policy Emphasis areas. 6/15/2021
WGS 340 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
WGS 351 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based, online, or hybrid format" to course description. Summer 2021
WVIT 346 New course. Winter 2022