1987-1988 Education Catalog by UCI - University of California Irvine

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table of contents introduction to uci the university of california 4 the irvine campus 4 academic goals 6 academic structure 6 accreditation 6 phi beta kappa 6 affirmative action office 6 ombudsman 7 the campus setting 7 instructional and research facilities 7 university library 7 computing facility 8 research 9 natural reserves system 9 san joaquin freshwater marsh reserve 10 burns pinon ridge reserve 10 irvine ecological preserve 10 uci arboretum 10 museum of systematic biology 10 laser microbeam program 10 thesaurus linguae graecae project 10 uci medical center and clinics 10 southern occupational health center 11 office of university advancement 11 preadmission matters contact with uci 12 telephone guide 12 admissions information 12 housing information 12 office of relations with schools and colleges 12 educational opportunity program/student affirmative action-outreach 13 campus tours 13 celebrate uci 13 pegasus programs inc 13 uci on wheels 13 university program for high school

admission requirements/transfer applicants 37 eligibility index applicants are admissible if their a-f grade average and test score totals are higher than the combinations below a-f gpa 2.78 2.79 2.80 2.81 2.82 2.83 2.84 2.85 2.86 2.87 2.88 2.89 2.90 2.91 2.92 2.93 2.94 2.95 2.96 2.97 2.98 2.99 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 act or composite 35 35 34 34 33 33 33 32 32 32 31 31 30 30 29 29 28 28 27 27 26 26 25 25 24 24 23 sat total 1600 1580 1550 1530 1510 1480 1460 1440 1410 1390 1370 1340 1320 1300 1270 1250 1230 1200 1180 1160 1130 1110 1090 1060 1040 1020 990 a-f act or gpa composite 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29 3.30 22 21 21 20 19 18 18 17 16 15 14 14 13 12 11 10 9 9 8 8 7 7 6 6 5 5 sat total 970 950 920 900 880 850 830 810 780 760 740 710 690 670 640 620 600 570 550 530 500 480 460 430 410 400 act is scored in intervals of 1 point from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 35 sat is scored in

organized research units 71 with faculty from the school of biological sciences and the college of medicine in these research programs the center also sponsors and organizes a variety of local national and international conferences and hosts visiting scientists for collaborative research work the work carried out in the center has potential implications in such areas as the control of growth the regeneration of lost body parts and the cause and prevention of cancer nervous system anomalies and birth defects in humans institute of transportation studies the institute of transportation studies its was established to foster research education and training in the field of transportation the institute has been an organized research unit within the university of california since 1947 with the establishment of the irvine branch in 1974 it became a universitywide multicampus research unit the only such unit on the irvine campus a fundamental goal of the institute at uci is the stimulation of

106 fine arts school of fine arts robert garfias dean i in every age and in every society known to us the arts have played a role of vital importance from this we infer not simply that the arts are and have always been important but also that the very essence of humans may depend on the ability to express themselves the school of fine arts is concerned with the vitality of the arts in our own society energies are directed toward the refinement enhancement and encouragement of the artistic and creative talent of the students who enter the school and the development of their understanding of related theory and history the school of fine arts functions as a conservatory within a university dedicated to the creation and production of art within the context of its history theory and criticism the five major areas of instruction and production are art history dance drama music and studio art undergraduate majors are offered in fine arts general interdisciplinary history of art studio art

140 english and comparative literature undergraduate courses i satisfaction of the subject a requirement is a prerequisite for all departmental courses except e 6 7 8 and cl 8 however students scoring from 550 to 600 on the college board english composition achievement test normally should be able to satisfy the subject a requirement with the same courses they take to satisfy the lower-division writing requirement of the breadth requirement category 1 see page 48 descriptions of the topics to be offered in the undergraduate literary courses during a given year are available in the departmental office in the fall writing workshop 0 course conveys no units for baccalaureate credit but does convey two units of workload credit open as space allows to students enrolling simultaneously in the humanities core course students are admitted to the workshop on the basis of results of a placement examination for further information consult the core course office must be passed with a grade of c

174 spanish and portuguese b the written comprehensive examination will consist of three parts 1 a genre in all periods the student will demonstrate knowledge of literary theory and methods of literary criticism 2 a historical literary period including all of the genres and the socio-historical context i 3 textual analysis a representative text in the student s genre of specialization will be given to the student at the time of the examination if the genre is poetry the text may be a complete poem or a section from a larger poem in the case of the short story novel theatre or essay a relatively brief organic section will constitute the text the student s analysis should be intrinsic it should also demonstrate the relationship of the text to the total work as well as to the author s total production and the author s position in the literary history of the country or the continent 4 dissertation project during the year preceding the comprehensive exams the student will write a

social sciences 209 the ph.d qualifying examination the ph.d qualifying examination must be taken by the end of the third year after the completion of 84 units of course work the language examination and/or the language and statistics requirement doctoral students are administered two examinations one written and one oral which are based upon the written examination the student s ph.d advisory committee is comprised of four members of the irvine division of the academic senate or of persons with equivalent qualifications and is formed by the graduate advisor in consultation with the student and comparative culture faculty the chair of the advisory committee and at least two other members of the examining committee must be comparative culture faculty the committee administers the subsequent oral examination and guides the student s dissertation project the committee is responsible for formulating the examination questions though the entire comparative culture faculty may submit

information and computer science 243 guage to solve simple numerical and nonnumerical problems using a computer principles for using computers effectively and for clearly conceiving and expressing procedures designed to give the student an overview of computer science ics la and engineering 10 may not both be taken for credit 18 programming and problem solving i 6 f w summer concepts and properties of procedures language and notation for describing procedures application of a specific procedure-oriented language to solve simple numerical and nonnumerical problems using a computer principles for using computers effectively and for clearly conceiving and expressing procedures designed to prepare the student for subsequent ics courses 10 computers and society 4 introduction to the current state of information and computer science and technology for the nontechnical student an overview for the person who wants to understand computers and automation as a major element in our

278 engineering ee281d operations management 4 s evaluation of risks operating decisions in materials handling inventory control service systems scheduling and facilities design discussion of qualitative and quantitative aspects same as management 208 ee287a random signals and systems 3 f extensions of probability theory to families of random variables indexed on time general properties of stochastic processes such as stationarity ergodicity stochastic continuity differentiability and integrability linear and nonlinear transformations correlation power spectrum and linear filtering of stochastic processes linear mean-square estimation the orthogonality principle wiener kolmogoroff theory filtering and prediction wide-sense markoff sequence recursive filtering and the kalman filter prerequisite ee186 ee287b theoretical foundations of stochastic processes 3 s of odd years mathematical treatment of several advanced topics in stochastic process theory with application to modeling and

312 college of medicine carl r weinert m.d university of pittsburgh school of medicine associate clinical professor of surgery orthopedics gerald d weinstein m.d university of pennsylvania school of medicine professor of dermatology robert weinstock m.d new york university medical school asso ciate clinical professor of psychiatry and human behavior and medicine internal medicine larry m weisenthal m.d university of michigan assistant professor of medicine hematology/oncology in residence james robert wendt m.d university of arizona assistant clinical professor of surgery plastic merrill n werblun m.d university of pennsylvnia adjunct professor of family medicine carol k whalen ph.d university of california los angeles professor of social ecology and psychiatry and human behavior joseph l white ph.d michigan state university professor of social science and psychiatry and human behavior stephen h white ph.d university of washington department chair and professor of physiology and