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music ensemble music ensemble management management management information systems management information systems l-p 125 125 127 127 131 131 134 liberal studies 134 liberal studies 134 marketing 140 marketing 140 modern languages 142 modern languages 142 masters in social work masters in social work 142 143 musicianship 144 musicianship writing 144 145 new media studies new media studies nursing nursing physical education physical education 146 146 147 147 155 155 public services 156 public services 156 p-s 164 philosophy 164 philosophy 164 physics physics performance performance psychology psychology social/cultural studies education/human development social/cultural studies education/human development scientific data analysis visualization scientific data analysis visualization software engineering software engineering school for new learning school for new learning 169 169 171 171 178 178 187 187 194 194 196 196 202 202 sociology 215 sociology 215 spanish 220 spanish 220 t-w

biology b-immunobiology c-developmental biology d-physiology e-endocrinology f-genetics g-structural biology h-ecology i-molecular biology j-neurobiology offered in the autumn winter spring and summer quarters two or four quarter hours bio 405 biometry lab fee cross-listed as bio 305 biometry lab fee cross-listed as bio 305 bio 409 plant physiology cross-listed as bio 309 lab fee a study pf the functional and developmental aspects of flowering plants lecture-laboratory lab fee bio 409 plant physiology cross-listed as bio 309 lab fee a study pf the functional and developmental aspects of flowering plants lecture-laboratory lab fee bio 415 topics in ecology cross-listed as bio 315 prereqs graduate standing or consent the focus of this course is to read and critique classic papers in ecology and to connect their foundational ideas with modern research and understanding prerequisites graduate standing or consent of instructor bio 416 phycology cross-listed as bio 316 lab fee

supervised dissertation proposal development supervised dissertation proposal development cs 859 independent dissertation research curriculum studies independent dissertation research curriculum studies computer science graduate course descriptions grad a-c computer science computer science csc 396 programming in java i and ii available to graduate students only an intensive eight-credit-hour course in java programming covers the same material as csc 211 and csc 212 together with two class meetings each week prerequisites graduate standing required csc 415 foundations of computer science propositional logic predicate logic mathematical proofs and reasoning induction basic algorithms and asymptotic analysis recurrence relations basic graph theory and graph algorithms csc 416 foundations of computer science ii implementation of data structures including linked lists stacks queues trees balanced trees hash tables and graphs finite-state automata and grammars prerequisites csc 212 and

eng 442 studies in english romantic poetry alternating emphasis on major romantic poets including blake wordsworth coleridge byron shelley and keats eng 443 studies in victorian prose major victorian nonfiction prose writers including carlyle newman ruskin mill arnold and pater eng 444 studies in victorian poetry major victorian poets including tennyson browning and arnold eng 445 studies in 19th century british fiction alternating emphasis on major novelists including dickens thackeray the brontes eliot trollope and hardy eng 446 nineteenth century irish literature this course surveys a broad range of literature from nineteenth-century ireland it reads literature within the social and historical context of its day in terms of the formation of individual social and national identities and within today s debate about ireland s status at the time eng 449 topics in 19th century british literature see schedule for current offering eng 451 studies in the modern british novel alternating

ib 520 international trade theory and policy prereq eco 555 or equivalent modern theories of international trade classical theory of comparative advantage factor proportions theory factor price equalization application of welfare economics to international trade including regional economic integration commercial policy and tariff problems prerequisites eco 555 or equivalent ib 521 international macroeconomics cross-listed as eco 558 prereq eco 509 or equivalent this course analyzes traditional macroeconomic issues in a framework that explicitly allows for international trade and capital flows topics covered include exchange rate and balance of payments determination the impact of international trade and capital mobility on domestic monetary and fiscal policy fixed vs floating exchange rate systems exchange rate overshooting and other topics prerequisites eco 509 or equivalent ib 525 economics of developing countries prereq eco 555 or equivalent this course reviews

mat 621 explorations in turtle geometry prereqs mat 620 coreqs mat 611 explorations in turtle geometry prereq 620 corequisite 611 mat 625 geometry number patterns and the nctm standards geometry number patterns and the nctm standards mat 630 history of mathematics through problem solving i classical problems and techniques in number theory algebra and geometry from a historical point of view stress on both historical aspects of mathematics and on solutions of concrete problems mat 631 history of mathematics through problem solving ii prereqs 630 continuation of mat 630 topics include the development of calculus probability theory number theory noneuclidean geometry and set theory prerequistes mat 630 mat 640 multivariable calculus for teachers functions of several variables vectors dot products and cross products partial differentiation directional derivatives,optimization lagrange multipliers multiple integrals polar spherical coordinates use of graphing calculators and

the research colloquium focuses on the use of theory-based nursing interventions in practice students select a unique focus for their practicum in collaboration with a faculty advisor that allows them to test frameworks models and theories in nursing and related disciplines the course may be repeated six quarter hours this course consists of a research colloquium 2 hours and a practicum 4 hours prerequistes nursing 400 or equivalent nsg 406 extended research course fee non-credit this course will be required for students who do not complete their thesis during the quarter after all other course work is completed fee will be $40.00 per quarter nsg 407 multiculturalism in health and human services cross-listed as nsg 370 this course is designed to promote the learner s cultural sensitivity by broadening the knowledge base about transcultural issues in health care and developing multicultural communication skills implications of age race gender ethnicity subculture and social class in

graduate acting i four quarter hours beginning with a series of exercised and improvisations the class introduces the acting student to the basic components of the acting process scene work forms the backbone of this class prereq prf 513 graduate acting i four quarter hours beginning with a series of exercised and improvisations the class introduces the acting student to the basic components of the acting process scene work forms the backbone of this class prereq prf 521 graduate movement i two quarter hours movement based on the technique of yoga as a means for the discovery of body mechanics physical alignment self-use and over-all self-awareness this class will also meet two extra hours with a different instructor to concentrated on the imaginative use of self to explore physical improvisation and to explore movement techniques that will aid the student to use themselves more freely and expand their range of expression prf 522 graduate movement i two quarter hours movement

sdv 441 weather and climate for teachers basic physical and chemical processes that shape weather and climate solar radiation and the seasons composition and structure of the atmosphere atmospheric processes human effects historical and contemporary climate change this course emphasizes quantitative methods sdv 442 environmental science for teachers a general introduction to the scientific background of some of the most important environmental problems facing urban areas the nation and the world population dynamics water and energy resources ecosystem degradation extinction and the loss of biodiversity and climate change the course will include a field observation and experiment sdv 490 science teaching capstone [prereqs sdv 411,412,413 6 content courses teachers will further examine curent research on how students at the middle school level learn science concepts and conduct an action research project involving science teaching prerequisites sdv 411 sdv 412 sdv 413

popular culture and the arts cross-listed as soc 386 cross-listed as soc 386 the course explores topics in popular culture and the arts from a sociological perspective the focus includes specific arts film music photography etc subcultures of artists and performers and the impact of the market on the arts and popular culture soc 487 sociology of celebrity celebrities are known for being well-known the course explores the role of media and fans in the making of celebrity and considers celebrity as a key feature of contemporary society soc 490 african-american culture cross-listed as scg 450/lse 450 cross-listed as s c g 450/lse450 intended for teachers and students of society in order that they may examine the contributions of the african american community to american culture gain a functional understanding of the social economic and political development of blacks in america gain an insight into problems created by racism and social construction of race soc 491