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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Section X: Course Descriptions


Numbering System Each course in the curriculum is defined by an alphabetical prefix and a 3-digit number. The 3-digit number indicates the level of study: 100- and 200-level courses are lower division; 300- and 400-level courses are upper division; 500-, 600- and 700- level courses are graduate courses.

When a W is added to the end of the course number, this means that the course will satisfy the Writing Requirement. However, not all sections of courses with a W meet the writing requirement. Refer to the schedule of classes to see which sections of the course are designated as W.

000-level course designation Developmental courses for ESL students; placement determined by testing of entering students.

100-level course designation Courses with no prerequisites, survey courses or courses defining basic concepts and presenting the terminology of a discipline.

200-level course designation Courses of intermediate college-level difficulty, courses with 100-level course(s) as prerequisite(s) or survey courses devoted to particular areas or fields within a discipline.

300-level course designation Courses of advanced college-level difficulty taken by majors and upper-division students; these are often considered to be courses in the major, offered for students clearly interested in and qualified in the subject.

400-level course designation Advanced upper-division courses and/or seminars, tutorials and honors courses for majors and upperdivision students.

Alphabetical Prefixes The following prefixes are used, preceding the 3-digit number, to designate the field of study. They are listed here alphabetically, with the department or program and field to which they pertain. Specific departments and programs appear alphabetically in the table of contents, the index and the HEGIS Code  section. 
 

 

Biological Sciences

   •  BIOL 20300 - Molecular Biology and Genetics
   •  BIOL 23000 - Fundamentals of Microbiology
   •  BIOL 23100 - Survey of Microbiology with Case Studies
   •  BIOL 25000 - Current Topics in the Biosciences (W)
   •  BIOL 30000 - Biological Chemistry
   •  BIOL 30100 - Biological Chemistry
   •  BIOL 30300 - Cell Biology
   •  BIOL 30600 - Developmental Biology
   •  BIOL 32000 - Genetics
   •  BIOL 32200 - Evolution
   •  BIOL 35000 - The Biology of Cancer
   •  BIOL 36000 - Cellular and Molecular Immunology
   •  BIOL 37000 - Physiology of the Nervous System
   •  BIOL 37500 - Molecular Systematics
   •  BIOL 37600 - Endocrinology
   •  BIOL 38000 - Molecular Neurobiology
   •  BIOL 39000 - Laboratory in Cell Structure
   •  BIOL 39100 - Laboratory in Cell Structure – Biological Electron Microscopy
   •  BIOL 42500 - Computational Molecular Biology
   •  BIOL 45000 - Individual Tutorial in Biology
   •  BIOL 46000 - Introduction to Planning and Teaching of Laboratory Work in Biology
   •  BIOL 47000 - Special Topics in Biology
   •  BIOL 47100 - Special Topics in Biology
   •  BIOL 48000 - Introduction to Experimental Biology
   •  BIOL 48100 - Introduction to Experimental Biology
   •  BIOL 48200 - Introduction to Experimental biology
   •  BIOL 48300 - Introduction to Experimental Biology

Biological Sciences: Courses Less Frequently Offered

   •  BIOL 20800 - Ecology
   •  BIOL 22000 - Topics in Genetics and Evolution
   •  BIOL 25200 - Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates
   •  BIOL 28000 - Biochemistry of Health and Nutrition
   •  BIOL 33500 - Comparative Animal Physiology
   •  BIOL 34000 - Plant Physiology
   •  BIOL 38500 - Fundamentals of Developmental Neurobiology
   •  BIOL 40000 - Special Topics in Advanced Laboratory Techniques

Chemistry

Note: No student may receive credit for both CHEM 10000-10100 and 10200-10300 or 11100; no student may receive credit for both CHEM 12000-12100 and 22200-22300.

   •  CHEM 10000 (STEM) - Essentials of General Chemistry Lecture
   •  CHEM 10100 - Inquiries into the Nature of Matter
   •  CHEM 10200 (STEM) - General Chemistry I
   •  CHEM 10201 - General Chemistry 1 Recitation
   •  CHEM 10300 (STEM) - General Chemistry Laboratory I
   •  CHEM 10400 (STEM) - General Chemistry II
   •  CHEM 10500 (STEM) - General Chemistry Laboratory II
   •  CHEM 10600 (STEM) - General Chemistry Laboratory
   •  CHEM 11100 (STEM) - Chemical Principles
   •  CHEM 11200 (STEM) - Thermodynamics and Solution Chemistry
   •  CHEM 11500 - Introductory Chemistry
   •  CHEM 12000 (STEM) - Essentials of Organic Chemistry Lecture
   •  CHEM 12100 (STEM) - Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory
   •  CHEM 15000 - Peer-Led Teaching in Chemistry
   •  CHEM 22200 - Organic Chemistry Lecture I
   •  CHEM 22300 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
   •  CHEM 22301 - Organic Chemistry 1 Lab Rec
   •  CHEM 22400 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II
   •  CHEM 22500 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
   •  CHEM 22501 - Organic Chemistry 2 Lab Rec
   •  CHEM 24900 - Quantitative Analysis
   •  CHEM 29101 - Chemical Investigations
   •  CHEM 29102 - Chemical Investigations
   •  CHEM 29500 - Introduction to Planning and Teaching of Laboratory Work in Chemistry
   •  CHEM 32200 - Organic Chemistry Lecture III
   •  CHEM 33300 - Computational Drug Discovery
   •  CHEM 34900 - Instrumental Analysis
   •  CHEM 35000 - Biophysical Chemistry
   •  CHEM 35200 - Physical Chemistry I
   •  CHEM 35400 - Physical Chemistry II - F
   •  CHEM 35500 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
   •  CHEM 35600 - Physical Chemistry II - S
   •  CHEM 35700 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
   •  CHEM 36000 - Introduction to Nanotechnology
   •  CHEM 36600 - Inorganic Chemistry
   •  CHEM 36800 - Structural Biology
   •  CHEM 37600 - Biochemistry I
   •  CHEM 37700 - Biochemistry II
   •  CHEM 37800 - Biochemistry Laboratory
   •  CHEM 38800 - Topics of Current Interest in Chemistry
   •  CHEM 39000 - Current Laboratory Methods in Chemistry

Chemistry: Honors Course

   •  CHEM 49101 - Introduction to Research
   •  CHEM 49102 - Introduction to Research

Chinese Culture and Literature in Translation

   •  CHIN 11100 - Chinese Culture I
   •  CHIN 11200 - Chinese Culture II
   •  CHIN 21100 - Topics in Chinese Culture
   •  CHIN 25100 - Topics in Chinese Literature in English Translation (W)
   •  CHIN 35500 - Classical Chinese Fiction in English Translation (W)
   •  CHIN 35700 - Chinese Poetry in English Translation (W)
   •  CHIN 39900 - Second Language Acquisition

Chinese Language and Literature

   •  CHIN 10100 - Elementary Chinese I
   •  CHIN 10200 - Elementary Chinese II
   •  CHIN 10500 - Chinese Writing System and Calligraphy I
   •  CHIN 10600 - Chinese Writing System and Calligraphy II
   •  CHIN 10700 - Intensive Elementary Chinese
   •  CHIN 20100 - Intermediate Chinese I
   •  CHIN 20200 - Intermediate Chinese II
   •  CHIN 20700 - Intensive Intermediate Chinese
   •  CHIN 30100 - Journalistic Chinese Literature I
   •  CHIN 30200 - Journalistic Chinese Literature II
   •  CHIN 30300 - Classical Chinese Literature I
   •  CHIN 30400 - Classical Chinese Literature II
   •  CHIN 30600 - 20th-century Chinese Literature
   •  CHIN 30700 - Classical Chinese Poetry
   •  CHIN 40100 - Advanced Studies in Chinese Literature
 

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