Jan 26, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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: 500-, 600-, and 700-level courses are graduate courses.

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 field and department or program to which they pertain. Specific departments and programs appear alphabetically in the table of contents and the index.

The following course designations  are not in use at Hunter College for currently offered courses.
 

 

Studio Art - Seminars

Corequirement: All seminars are to be taken simultaneously with a tutorial in the student’s area of concentration.  See Studio Art -Tutorials listings.

  
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    ARTCR 65500 - Seminar in Three-dimensional Art I


    A weekly seminar to discuss students’ work and related topics.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 65600 - Seminar in Three-dimensional Art II


    A weekly seminar to discuss students’ work and related topics.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 65700 - Seminar in Three-dimensional Art III


    A weekly seminar to discuss students’ work and related topics.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 66100 - Seminar in Combined Media


    A weekly seminar to discuss students’ work and related topics.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

Studio Electives

  
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    ARTCR 64000 - Advanced Drawing I


    A studio elective for MFA students.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 64100 - Advanced Drawing II


    A studio elective for MFA students.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 64200 - Advanced Drawing III


    A studio elective for MFA students.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 75000 - Independent Study in Studio Art 1, 2


    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    These credits are used when a student travels to one of our exchange programs.
  
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    ARTCR 75100 - Special Topics in Studio Art


    Special projects in photography, ceramics, color theory, three-dimensional form theory, collage, time-based media and related topics. Topics offered vary from semester to semester.




    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    ARTCR 75156 - Apprenticeship


     

    Teaching Assistantship with a Full-time Faculty Member

    prereq: must have passed Mid-Program Review, permission of the instructor


Studio Art MFA Thesis Project

  
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    ARTCR 79100 - MFA Project


    Limited to matriculated students in MFA program who have completed 42 graduate credits. Independent research toward the MFA project under direction of faculty member.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 6 cr

Audiology

  
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    AUD 70000 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System


    Investigation of the embryology, structure, and function of the auditory and vestibular systems.

    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 70300 - Acoustics and Psychoacoustics


    Exploration of the decibel, sound transmission, complex stimuli, psychoacoustic methods, signal detection theory, auditory sensitivity, masking, loudness, pitch, binaural hearing.

    coreq: Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System; Instrumentation in Audiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture, 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 70500 - Speech-Language Sciences


    Exploration of phonological, lexical syntacticmorphological, and pragmatic aspects of human communication associated with speech, language, hearing and related disorders, normal processes of speech and language comprehension and production over the life span.

    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 70900 - Instrumentation in Audiology


    Measurement and calibration of the physical characteristics of acoustic, electric, and other non-acoustic stimuli; instrumentation, digital technology; bio-electrical hazards.

    prereq: Psychoacoustics
    coreq: Physiological Acoustics
    Hours 15 hours lecture; 30 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 71000 - Diagnostic Audiology


    Study of audiological test procedures and interpretation in the assessment of peripheral and functional hearing impairment.

    prereq: Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System; Instrumentation in Audiology; Psychoacoustics
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 4 cr
  
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    AUD 71200 - Speech-Language Pathology for Audiologists


    Exploration of the effects of communication disorders and differences on audiological testing, treatment and counseling; screening and prevention of communication disorders across the life span. In accordance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s certification standards, students will complete the hours of speech and language screenings in a variety of settings.

    prereq: Speech-Languages Sciences
    coreq: Diagnostic Audiology
    Hours 15 hours lecture plus conference, 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 71600 - Physiological Acoustics


    Detailed study of the pneumatic/mechanical/hydraulic/electrical interfaces involved in the transduction of acoustic energy through the auditory system. In-depth investigation of the external ear biophysics, the middle ear transfer function, cochlear hydrodynamics and hydromechanics, auditory biopotentials, cochlear non linearity, neural transduction and neural coding in the peripheral and central auditory systems.

    prereq: courses in Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System and Psychoacoustics
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 71800 - Introduction to Research Methods


    Exploration of issues and concepts in study design and analysis including types of research, controlling for confounding variables, measurement errors and their effects, statistical methods, and their applications to clinical populations.

    prereq: 30 hours lecture plus conference
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 72000 - Multicultural Issues for Audiologists


    Examination of multicultural influences on the prevalence of auditory, vestibular, and otologic disorders; dialectical considerations for suprathreshold speech-recognition assessment; multicultural influences on attitudes toward health care providers, health care, disability, and deaf; ramifications of cultural diversity for professional practice; using culturally sensitive measures and protocols for assessment and management.

    prereq: Diagnostic Audiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 73000 - Amplification l


    Examination of hearing-aid components, hearing aid candidacy, output limiting/compression, electroacoustic and real-ear measures, prescriptives procedures, amplification, earmolds and earmold acoustics, cerumen management, binaural issues including deprivation and acclimatization, approaches to hearing aid evaluation.

    prereq: Diagnostic Audiology, Physiological Acoustics, and 1 cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 4 cr
  
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    AUD 73300 - Communication Skills of Adults with Hearing Loss


    A comprehensive approach to rehabilitation of adults with hearing impairment. Assessment of adult communicative function including auditory/visual speech perception, and use of selfassessment using cochlear implants and other sensory aids.

    prereq: Diagnostic Audiology and 1 cr of Audiology Practicum
    coreq: Amplification 1
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 73500 - Auditory Electrophysiology


    Advanced differential diagnosis of auditory disorders. Exploration of theoretical bases and clinical aspects of otoacoustic emissions and middle ear measurement.

    prereq: Diagnostic Audiology and 1 cr of Audiology Practicum
    coreq: 2nd cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 15 hours lecture and conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 73700 - Prevention and Identification of Hearing Loss


    Exploration of procedures to prevent the onset and minimize the development of hearing disorders; identifying individuals at risk for hearing impairment throughout the lifespan; screening individuals for hearing impairment and disability/handicap; administering hearing conservation programs.

    prereq: courses in Diagnostic Audiology and Auditory Evoked Responses
    coreq: course in Audiology Electrophysiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 74000 - Aural Habilitation


    Roles and responsibilities of the audiologist in clinical and educational settings. Assessment and management of communicative function in children with hearing impairment, including those with minimal hearing loss. Development of strategies for improving speech perception skills, including usage of assistive technology.

    prereq: Auditory Evoked Responses; Speech-Language Pathology for Audiologists; and, 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    coreq: Audiology Electrophysiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 74200 - Auditory Evoked Responses


    Exploration of the theoretical bases and clinical applications of the auditory evoked potentials.

    prereq: Audiology Electrophysiology and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 15 hours lecture and conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 74600 - Pediatric Audiology


    Exploration of the effects of hearing loss on child development, prevalence of hearing loss in childhood, embryology, genetic issues, development of auditory function, hearing and balance disorders in children, pediatric audiology assessment battery, pediatric considerations in amplification, assessment of special populations.

    prereq: Amplification l, Auditory Evoked Responses and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    coreq: Audiology Electrophysiology, Prevention and Identification of Hearing Loss
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 74800 - Amplification ll


    Advanced signal processing, verification, validation/outcome measures, pediatric amplification fitting, noise-reduction strategies, multi-microphone/directional technology, troubleshooting/repair, hearing-aid orientation.

    prereq: Amplification l and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 15 hours lecture and conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 75000 - Counseling


    Contemporary theories of counseling. Application of principles and methods to problems faced by individuals with communication, hearing, vestibular and tinnitus disorders and their families. Counseling strategies to maximize individual’s ability to understand, adapt and cope with his/her disorder.

    prereq: Diagnostic Audiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 76000 - Medical Audiology


    Medical and audiological aspects of hearing and balance disorders, including issues in genetics, otologic assessment and treatment, and use of imaging studies.

    prereq: Auditory Evoked Responses and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    coreq: Audiology Electrophysiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 76300 - Vestibular and Tinnitus Evaluation and Management


    Investigation of balance tests including electronystagmography, posturography, and rotary chair; vestibular rehabilitation; electrophysiologic and behavioral techniques for the assessment of tinnitus; tinnitus management.

    prereq: Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System; Instrumentation in Audiology, Diagnostic Audiology, Auditory Evoked Responses, Audiology Electrophysiology
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 76500 - Audiologic Research Proposal


    Critiquing of research and the development of individual research proposals. Development of Institutional Review Board (IRB) application.

    prereq: Introduction to Research Methods and completion of 45 Au.D. credits
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 76700 - Amplification lll


    Advanced programming. FM fitting and evaluation; special fittings; developing technologies; current research in amplification.

    prereq: Amplification l and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 15 hours lecture and conference; 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 77000 - Cochlear Implants and other Sensory Aids


    Effects of electrical stimulation on the auditory system; exploration of candidacy, principles of signal processing, and audiologic management for children and adults who use cochlear implants and other sensory aids.

    prereq: courses in Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System; Acoustics and Psychoacoustics; Speech-Language Sciences; Physiological Acoustics; Instrumentation in Audiology, Amplification l
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 77200 - Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment and Treatment


    Relevant neuroanatomy and physiology of auditory pathways: behavioral and physiological assessment techniques and management procedures for children and adults with auditory processing disorders.

    prereq: Auditory Evoked Responses; Auditory Electrophysiology, Speech-Language Pathology for Audiologists, Pediatric Audiology, Audiologic Habilitation and 2 cr of Audiology Practicum
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 77400 - Hearing and Aging


    Examination of the biological, physiological and sociological changes accompanying the aging process; protocols for evaluating and treating older adults with hearing impairment.

    prereq: courses in Diagnostic Audiology and Anatomy & Physiology of the Audio-Vestibular System; Auditory Electrophysiology; Communication Skills of Adults with Hearing Loss
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 77600 - Seminar in Professional Practice - Business Practices


    Issues of a professional nature that impact on the practice of audiology. Topics include licensure, accreditation/certification, quality assurance, reimbursement, establishing a private practice, professional liability, privacy/confidentiality and ethics.

    prereq: courses in Diagnostic Audiology; Audiology Practicum; Audiology Seminar; Amplification ll
    Hours 30 hours lecture plus conference,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    AUD 78000 - Audiologic Research


    Students, under the direction of their clinical research project committee, will carry out the proposal developed in Audiologic Research Proposal.

    prereq: Audiologic Research Proposal
    Hours 15 hours,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    AUD 79000 - Audiology Practicum


    Clinical Practicum in assessment and management of a wide variety of hearing disorders under the supervision of an ASHA certified and New York licensed audiologist.

    Hours 15 hours laboratory,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    AUD 79600 - Seminar in Audiology


    Examination of ethical issues, certification standards, Center policies and procedures, infectious disease and infection control, history taking, report-writing, counseling, case studies, procedures and protocol in various settings.

    Hours 15 hours,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    AUD 79800 - Independent Study


    Limited research review or research study to permit in-depth exploration of single area; with faculty supervision.

    Hours Conference,
    Credits 1-3 cr
  
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    AUD 79900 - Audiology Residency


    Students will be placed and supervised in setting(s), which will meet CAA standards for the certificate of Clinical Competence for the clinical residency year. Student must successfully complete this course two times.

    coreq: Audiology Residency Seminar.
    Credits 1-3 cr
    prereq for the 1st semester of Audiology Residency: Completion of 6 credits of Audiology Practicum and 6 credits of Audiology Seminar

Baruch College Courses

  
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    PAF 91000 - Introduction to Public Affairs


    Systematic study of the institutions Americans have developed to pursue the public interest; government, markets, nonprofit organizations, the family. Overview of political economy, institutions, and culture; the policy process; role of values and ethics.

  
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    PAF 91030 - Communication in Public Settings


    Introduces students to communication in public settings and provides extensive opportunities for practice with basic written and oral forms. Interrelationships among communicative activities and organizational goals. Internal and external messages are given equal weight. Argumentative structures necessary for constructing sound policy and persuasive techniques relevant to funding, regulation, client, and public constituencies. Topics will vary somewhat from semester to semester depending on the instructor’s and students’ interests. The course follows a workshop/laboratory format with intensive attention to student work as a fulcrum for the application of theory and refinement of skills.

  
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    PAF 91200 - Managing Organizations in the Public and Not-for-Profit Sectors


    Fundamental concepts and techniques for managing government and not-for-profit agencies, including schools. This course focuses on structural models, individual behavior, including group dynamics and leadership, and political and cultural frameworks. Questions of effectiveness, responsibility, and professional relations are considered.

  
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    PAF 91230 - Program Evaluation


     

    Examination of the process and techniques of program evaluation and the assessment of effectiveness of public sector policies. Various performance assessment criteria, problems of evaluation research, and the politics of program evaluation are reviewed.

    Hours 2 hours plus conference
    Credits 3

  
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    PAF 91300 - Economic Analysis and Public Policy


    Introduction to concepts and analytic tools necessary to economic examination of individual and firm behavior; analysis of causes and consequences of public sector intervention in the economy.

  
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    PAF 91400 - Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Analysis


    Introduction to budgeting, accounting and financial analysis. Overview of the context of budgeting in the government decision process and analysis of the fiscal cycle through budget development, implementation, and review. Incorporates basic accounting concepts and information presentation and retrieval skills.

  
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    PAF 91700 - Research and Analysis I


     

    The first course in a two-course sequence (the second course is PAF 91720) that provides an introduction to research and analytical methods as applied to public policy and management. Students will develop expertise as consumers of research findings and learn methods for designing and conducting research. This first course provides an introduction to data analysis and statistical inference, with an emphasis on policy and management applications. Topics include graphing and numerical summaries, normal distributions, descriptive correlation and regression, basic probability and sampling distributions, confidence intervals, significance tests, chi-square tests, and inference for regression. Students learn these techniques through hands-on work with real data and statistical software.

  
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    PAF 91720 - Applying Information, Research, and Analysis II


    This course is the second in a two-course sequence that provides an introduction to research and analytical methods as applied to public policy and management. Students will develop expertise as consumers of research findings and learn methods for designing and conducting research.

  
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    PAF 91800 - Policy Analysis


     

    Overview of the use of analytic techniques in solving public sector problems and designing government programs. Topics include agenda setting, approaches to problem solving, the role of values in policy making and policy analysis, policy-relevant data collection and analysis, principles of benefit-cost analysis, techniques of policy analysis (e.g., queuing, simulations, formal modeling), strategies for policy adoption and implementation, and the politics of policy analysis.

    Hours 2 hours plus conference
    Credits 3

  
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    PAF 97350 - Health Politics and Policymaking


    This course examines the evolution of the major governmental programs involved with health insurance and health care in the United States. The goal is an understanding of the political dynamics that lead to successes and failures in health policymaking, and the development of strategies that can be used by governmental and non-governmental actors to accomplish policy change.

    Hours 3
    Credits 3

Biochemistry

Please consult Courses in Biological Sciences  and Courses in Chemistry  or the courses in the Biochemistry - MA  program for additional required courses in the program

  
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    BIOCHEM U71010 - Advanced Biochemistry 1


    prereq: a 1-semester course in biochemistry or equiv and physical chemistry
    Hours 3 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    Fall only, offered at the Graduate CenterCHEM 64000 and CHEM 64100 may be substituted by BIOCHEM U71010 and BIOCHEM U71020.
  
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    BIOCHEM U71020 - Advanced Biochemistry 2


    prereq: BIOCHEM 71010 or equivalent
    Hours 3 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    Spring only, offered at the Graduate CenterCHEM 64000 and CHEM 64100 may be substituted by BIOCHEM U71010 and BIOCHEM U71020.
  
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    BIOCHEM U75000 - Bioorganic Chemistry


    Hours 3 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    Fall only, offered at the Graduate Center
  
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    BIOCHEM U77000 - Physical Biochemistry


    prereq: Calculus, Physical Chemistry and 1 semester of Biochemistry
    Hours 3
    Spring only, offered at the Graduate Center
  
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    BIOCHEM 71100 - Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Biochemistry


    Individual projects, arranged with at least two faculty members. Lab and conferences.

    Hours 8
    Credits 4
  
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    BIOCHEM 71551 - Seminar in Biochemistry


    Hours 1
    Credits 1
    offered Fall and Spring
  
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    BIOCHEM 71552 - Seminar in Biochemistry


    Hours 1
    Credits 1
    offered Fall and Spring
  
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    BIOCHEM 71553 - Seminar in Biochemistry


    Hours 1
    Credits 1
    offered Fall and Spring
  
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    BIOCHEM 71554 - Seminar in Biochemistry


    Hours 1
    Credits 1
    offered Fall and Spring
  
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    BIOCHEM 79901 - Thesis Research


    Credits (Master’s) 1
  
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    BIOCHEM 79902 - Thesis Research


    Credits (Master’s) 2
  
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    BIOCHEM 79903 - Thesis Research


    Credits (Master’s) 3
    offered Fall, Spring, and SummerOpen only to students writing a thesis as part of the requirements
  
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    CHEM 64000 - Biochemistry I


    Proteins, enzymes, bioenergetics, recombinant DNA.

    prereq: 1 yr of undergraduate organic chemistry
    Hours 3 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    fallCHEM 64000 and CHEM 64100 may be substituted by BIOCHEM U71010 and BIOCHEM U71020.
  
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    CHEM 64100 - Biochemistry II


    Metabolism, gene expression, immunobiochemistry, hormones, muscle biochemistry.

    prereq: CHEM 64000 or BIO 71013 or 30000
    Hours 3 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    SpringCHEM 64000 and CHEM 64100 may be substituted by BIOCHEM U71010 and BIOCHEM U71020

Molecular and Cell Biology

  
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    BIOL 71013 - Molecular Biology Lecture


    Structure and function of biomolecules; enzyme mechanisms; replication, transcription, translation; regulation of macromolecular biosynthesis; energy transformations.

    prereq: 1 yr of organic chemistry
    Hours 75 hrs,
    Credits 5 cr
    fall only
  
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    BIOL 71014 - Molecular Biology Laboratory


    Isolation of RNA and DNA, construction and screening of DNA libraries, Southern and Northern blot analysis, cloning, DNA sequencing.

    coreq: BIOL 71013 or comparable course in biochemistry
    Hours 105 hrs lab and conf,
    Credits 4 cr
    Fall only
  
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    BIOL 71401 - Cell Biology


    In-depth examination of cellular and subcellular organization and activity. Topics include membrane structure, biogenesis, transport; cell surface interactions, cells in culture, the cell cycle; organelle structure, function and assembly; modern experimental tools and techniques.

    prereq: undergraduate organic chemistry or biochemistry
    Hours 60 hrs,
    Credits 4 cr
    spring only
  
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    BIOL 79049 - Computational Molecular Biology


     

    An introduction to bioinformatics theories and practices. Topics include database searching, sequence alignment, molecular phylogenetics, structure predication, and microarray analysis. The course is held in a UNIX-based instructional lab specifically configured for bioinformatics applications. Each session consists of instruction on bioinformatics theories and hands-on exercises. 
     
    This course is designed for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. Prior experiences in the UNIX Operating System and at least one programming language are required.

     




    prereq: CSCL132 (Practical Unix and Perl Programming) and BIOL 300 (Biochemistry), or permission by the instructor.
    spring only


Genetics and Developmental Biology

  
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    BIOL 70005 - Genetics


    Prokaryotic and eukaryotic genetics; organization of DNA, replication repair, mutagenesis, recombination, control of gene expression, genetic engineering and molecular techniques.

    prereq: undergraduate genetics and molecular biology (or biochemistry)
    Hours 60 lec,
    Credits 4 cr
    fall only
  
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    BIOL 75003 - Developmental Biology


    Analysis of morphological and molecular aspects of development and differentiation. Topics include gametogenesis, fertilization, early development, differentiative processes, organogenesis, neoplasia and aging with emphasis on genetic regulation in development.

    prereq or coreq: BIOL 71013 and BIOL 71401
    Hours 60 lec,
    Credits 4 cr
    Spring only
  
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    BIOL 79070 - Neuroscience II


    Given at CUNY Graduate Center. Introduction to sensory and motor systems and to neural behavioral development.

    spring only

Physiology and Neuroscience

  
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    BIOL 79051 - Neuroscience I


    Given at CUNY Graduate Center. Comprehensive introduction to neuroscience with regard to structure and function at the cellular level.

    fall onlyStudents must register for Neuroscience I at City College of CUNY.

Biotechnology

  
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    BIOL 61000 - Workshop in Biotechnology


    Laboratory-intensive experimental projects which introduce current research techniques and include individual participation in planning and preparation for experiments. The focus is on a broad biotechnology topic such as the isolation, cloning, and expression of a gene, utilizing the techniques of molecular genetics.

    prereq: BIOL 71000 or permission of instructor
    Hours 30 hrs/wk for 4 wks,
    Credits 4 cr
  
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    BIOL 62000 - Internship


    Students who successfully complete BIOL 61000 are eligible for a 3-month internship as an opportunity to acquire research experience and additional skills in industrial/private laboratory settings. A paper on the internship is required.

    prereq: BIOL 61000
    Credits 3 months, 4 cr

Biological Sciences Seminars

  
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    BIOL 79051 - Seminar


    Seminars may be offered in any of the following areas: cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular genetics, physiology, developmental biology, neuroscience, biotechnology, and other special topics.

    prereq: BIOL 70005 and BIOL 71013
    Fall and Spring
  
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    BIOL 79099 - Seminar


    Seminars may be offered in any of the following areas: cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular genetics, physiology, developmental biology, neuroscience, biotechnology, and other special topics.

    prereq: BIOL 70005 and BIOL 71014

Biological Sciences Tutorials

  
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    BIOL 79202 - Tutorial


    prereq: permission of graduate adviser
    Hours 30 or 60 hrs,
    Credits 2 or 4 cr
  
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    BIOL 79204 - Tutorial


    prereq: permission of graduate adviser
    Hours 30 or 60 hrs,
    Credits 2 or 4 cr

Biological Sciences Thesis Research - MA

  
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    BIOL 79910 - Thesis Research-MA


    prereq: permission of graduate adviser
    Hours 15, 30, or 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, or 3 cr, respectively
  
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    BIOL 79920 - Thesis Research-MA


    prereq: perm grad adviser
    Hours 15, 30, or 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, or 3 cr, respectively
  
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    BIOL 79930 - Thesis Research-MA


    prereq: permission of graduate adviser
    Hours 15, 30, or 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, or 3 cr, respectively

Biological Sciences Independent Doctoral Research

  
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    BIOL U89910 - Independent Doctoral Research


    prereq: permission from graduate adviser
  
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    BIOL U89910 - Independent Doctoral Research


    prereq: permission from graduate adviser
    Hours each 15 to 150 hrs,
    Credits 1 to 10 cr
    (Course listed in the schedule of classes at the CUNY Graduate Center)

Biological Sciences: Special Topics

  
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    BIOL 790xx - Special Topics Courses


    Seminar in Immunology, Cancer Research, Signal Transduction, Bioinformatics, Neurobiology, etc.

    Credits 3

Biological Sciences Program for Teachers of Adolescent Education

  
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    BIOL 60000 - Molecular Biology for Science Teachers


    Molecular aspects of cellular function; properties of biomolecules, their biosynthesis and breakdown; structure and function of proteins and enzymes, metabolites, membranes, and nucleic acids; cellular mechanisms of energy transduction; integration and control of cell metabolism.

    prereq: An undergraduate degree in Biology and a course in Organic Chemistry and permission of instructor.
    Fall only
  
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    BIOL 60210 - Molecular Genetics for Science Teachers


    A comparison of viral, procaryotic, and eucaryotic systems; review of classical Mendelian principles and mechanisms; bacterial DNA replication, transcription, and their control; mechanisms of gene mutation, repair, recombination, and transposition; applications of recombinant DNA technology; organization of nucleic acid into chromosomes; control of gene expression in procaryotes, in the eucaryotic cell cycle, and in cell development.

    prereq: BIOL 60000 or equivalent and permission of instructor
    Spring only
  
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    BIOL 61055 - Laboratory Workshop in Biology Education


    A series of laboratory-intensive experimental projects, each lasting one week or more, which introduce current research techniques and include individual participation in planning, preparation, and analysis of experiments. The focus is on broad biotechnology topics such as the isolation, cloning, and expression of a gene, utilizing the techniques of molecular genetics, and how these topics may be applied to the high school science classroom.

    prereq: a graduate course in biology or permission of instructor
    Hours 120 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    BIOL 63000 - Science and Society


    A study of the interactions between technological and societal changes, with an emphasis on eliciting within the classroom productive oral and written critiques and debates concerning potentially controversial technological change. Focusing on present-day issues, students will learn various models for analyzing the impact scientific change has on society and how social change directs science.

    prereq: BIOL 61055 or permission of instructor
  
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    BIOL 66000 - Challenging Concepts in the Biological Sciences


    Overview of research and theory related to misconceptions in biology. Students will be expected to develop a research proposal or to conduct the research in their own classrooms, and write a paper in the form of a journal article. The article will serve as the culminating project for the science portion of the MA.

    prereq: BIOL 61055, BIOL 63000, and one elective course or permission of instructor
    Hours 4 hrs,
    Credits 4 cr

Biological Sciences: Courses offered only upon sufficient student demand

  
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    BIOL 65000 - Cell and Tissue Culture


  
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    BIOL 72202 - Endocrinology


  
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    BIOL 77006 - Fine Structure of Cells


  
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    BIOL 77101 - Analysis of Mammalian Cells in Tissue Culture



Chemistry

  
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    CHEM U79000 - Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Biochemistry


    Lecture and laboratory work dealing with the theories and applications of modern approaches to the solution of chemical problems.

    Credits 4 cr
  
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    CHEM U79500 - First Level Doctoral Laboratory Research


    Hours to be arranged, credits variable.

  
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    CHEM U81010 - Research for the Doctoral Dissertation


    Credits credits variable, one or more credits per semester
    Offered at The Graduate Center
  
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    CHEM U81040 - Research for the Doctoral Dissertation


    Credits credits variable, one or more credits per semester
    Offered at The Graduate Center
  
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    CHEM 63000 - Science and Society


    A study of the interactions between technological and societal changes, with an emphasis on eliciting within the classroom productive oral and written critiques and debates concerning potentially controversial technological change. Focusing on present-day issues, students will learn various models for analyzing the impact scientific change has on society and how social change directs science.

    prereq: permission of instructor
    Credits 3
 

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