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connecticut college catalog correspondence guide connecticut college 270 mohegan avenue new london connecticut 06320–4196 admission of students   requests for catalog dean of admission scholarships loans director of financial aid transcripts and academic records office of the registrar academic work and student affairs dean of the college    for freshmen and sophomores dean of studies associate dean of studies for freshmen and sophomores mental distinction created by students in 1922 underpins all academic and social interactions and creates a palpable spirit of trust and cooperation between students and faculty the college meets the high standards of membership in phi beta kappa graduates have won prestigious post-graduate honors awards and fellowships including nsf graduate research luce goldwater and truman fellowships for the past three years the college has earned national recognition as a top producer of fulbright award winners a winner of the sen paul

anthropology prerequisite course 102 or 104 and at least one anthropology course at the 200 level enrollment limited to 30 students.  staff anthropology 356 imagining otherness in visual culture  this is the same course as art history 356 refer to the art history listing for a course description anthropology 360 people on the move migrants refugees and tourists in anthropological per­ spective  an examination of population movement in the contemporary world topics include migration policy and practice labor migrants refugees professionals and entrepreneurs tourism and international retirement family life and gender the second generation race and ethnicity political mobilization rejection and integration and human trafficking prerequisite course 102 or 104 enrollment limited to 30 students j cole anthropology 363 anthropology of human rights this course provides an introduction to the basic principles of human rights and their application to situations of

connecticut college catalog approaches including cognitive ecological and economic both quantitative and qualitative methods will be studied this is the same course as anthropology/environmental studies 308 prerequisite botany 117 and either botany 115 or anthropology 104 enrollment limited to 30 students.  m lizarralde botany 311 ethnobotany of southern new england  an introduction to native american plant uses in southern new england field work in the arboretum and elsewhere will introduce students to ethno-botanical field methods in addition to historical and other ethnographical materials class projects will require collection analysis and presentation of field and other data this is the same course as anthropology 311 and environmental studies 311 three hours of integrated lecture discussion field and laboratory work prerequisite botany 225 or anthropology 381 or permission of the instructor enrollment limited to 12 students.  m lizarralde botany 315 plant

east asian languages and cultures/economics include an optional section that will meet for an additional hour each week to discuss supplemental readings in japanese students participating in the foreign language section will receive one additional credit hour pass/not passed marking prerequisite east asian studies 101 recommended enrollment limited to 40 students this is a designated writing course.  s harb japanese 317 heroes and heroines in japanese literature and film  from errant samurai and women warriors to eccentric monks and femmes fatales japanese narratives offer a lively cast of heroes and heroines this course explores representations of such strong and suggestive characters and traces the evolution of the notion of the “hero” through major works of japanese literature and film this is the same course as east asian studies/film studies 317 course 317 may include an optional section that will meet for an additional hour each week to discuss

connecticut college catalog enrollment limited to 30 students this course satisfies general education area 4 and is a designated writing course.  n martin film studies 202 studies in film culture  critical studies of the cultures of moving picture production and reception topics include celebrity and star studies subculture and fan studies the political economy of moving image production theories of spectatorship and the cultural consequences of various moving image technologies required screening sessions open to sophomores juniors and seniors and to freshmen with permission of the instructor enrollment limited to 30 students this course satisfies general education area 4.  n martin film studies 211 japanese philosophy in film literature and scholarly text  this is the same course as philosophy 211 refer to the philosophy listing for a course description film studies 217 afterlives and apocalypses postwar japanese cinema  this is the same course as

hispanic studies the major in latin american studies this interdisciplinary major is offered and administered by the department of hispanic studies and advised by the council on latin american studies the major integrates the academic resources of all connecticut college departments and programs that offer coursework on the region and it endeavors to complement and enhance the understanding of latin america gained through disciplinary instruction the core curriculum of the latin american studies major provides a solid foundation of knowledge on the region a rigorous interdisciplinary methodology and language proficiency in spanish flexibility in the major offers each student the opportunity to pursue a more specialized topic region or discipline of interest students are encouraged to double major or minor in a discipline that supports the focus of their interdisciplinary major students are strongly encouraged to study abroad the latin american studies major consists of a minimum of

connecticut college catalog transforms applications may include exponential growth and decay physical vibrations electrical circuits planetary motion falling bodies and population growth prerequisite course 113 114 or 212 or permission of the instructor enrollment limited to 30 students offered second semester this course satisfies general education area 2.  staff mathematics 226 linear algebra an introduction to standard topics in linear algebra including systems of linear equations matrices determinants vectors vector spaces linear transformations eigenvalues and eigenvectors applications to calculus geometry economics and the physical sciences may be considered prerequisite course 113 114 or 212 or permission of the instructor enrollment limited to 30 students offered both semesters this course satisfies general education area 2.  staff prerequisite course 210 enrollment limited to 30 students. k mckeon mathematics 311 advanced linear algebra  a

psychology metric techniques are selectively reviewed for application to particular descriptive and inferential problems additional course requirements for graduate students including an extra hour of meeting time per week will be listed in a separate syllabus prerequisite for course 407 courses 201 and 202 permission of the instructor is required for course 507 enrollment limited to 16 students offered annually.  j nier s vyse psychology 409/509 behavioral endocrinology  topics include the influence of steroid action on motivated behaviors cognitive function and affective processes additional course requirements for graduate students including an extra hour of meeting time per week will be listed in a separate syllabus this is the same course as biology 409 prerequisite for course 409 open to juniors and seniors who have taken psychology/biology 214 or biology 202 permission of the instructor is required for course 509 enrollment limited to 16 students.  r grahn

connecticut college catalog to return to the college without prior notification who transfer to other institutions or who for whatever reasons do not plan to complete degree requirements are considered voluntary withdrawals advised to withdraw following review by the committee on academic standing students may be advised to withdraw and if the advice is accepted the students must formally report their decisions to their dean financial aid for students advised to withdraw will be renewed if needed upon readmission to the college students who elect to remain enrolled can be ensured of monetary assistance for one semester only and will be considered to be on academic probation until they reach the required average this aid will provide the student with one semester in which to prove academically qualified for further support students should review the financial aid section of the catalog and the section on satisfactory academic progress academic records of students advised to withdraw

general information courts for indoor tennis and recreational use two wood floor practice and competition courts for volleyball and basketball two wood floor exercise studios for team stretching yoga dance zumba and pilates three international squash courts and two squash/racquetball conversion courts an on-campus waterfront with facilities for rowing and sailing programs and an indoor rowing tank facility complete with two double-sided tanks with eight seats and exercise equipment additionally there are five natural grass fields for practice and competition tryouts are open to the student body any student wishing to participate in any part of the program of intercollegiate sports is required to have a medical classification from the athletic training staff musical activities the college offers musical activities to meet a variety of talents and interests active groups include the connecticut college chamber choir connecticut college orchestra connecticut college percussion and new

connecticut college catalog mildred weld white ’19 scholarship established in 1977 with a bequest from mildred weld white ’19 ann whitney ’71 scholarship established in 1994 in memory of ann whitney messick ’71 by her mother elizabeth a whitney p’71 family and friends allayne ernst wick scholarship established in 1997 in memory of allayne ernst wick ’41 by her husband douglas wick p’70 gp’00 and her daughter mary wick bole ’70 austin douglass wicke ’79 memorial scholarship established in 1997 by lucy eaton holcombe ’46 in memory of her nephew austin douglas wicke ’79 frazar b wilde scholarship established in 1977 by connecticut general insurance corp of hartford in honor of frazar b wilde chairman emeritus and honorary director of the company who was chairman of the connecticut college board of trustees from 1958 to 1969 wilkens family scholarship established in 1998 by mr and mrs frank wilkens