2000-2001 Education Catalogue 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 from the chancellor 5 academic goals 6 academic structure accreditation 7 cooperative for problem resolution 7 the campus setting 8 instructional and research facilities 8 university libraries office of academic computing uci ecological preserve natural reserves system uci arboretum laser microbeam and medical program uci medical center uci center for occupational and environmental health additional facilities office of university advancement 11 uci academic senate distinguished faculty 12 preadmission matters office of admissions and relations with schools 16 how to use the catalogue 16 undergraduate and graduate degrees and areas of study 17 majors and careers 22 special programs 26 university program for high school scholars educational opportunity program center for educational partnerships student academic advancement services graduate diversity

division of undergraduate education each quarter new students are required to go to the appropriate academic dean s office prior to registration for advice concerning class enrollment these procedures for new students and provisions for continuing students are explained in detail in the quarterly schedule of classes · finish in four many uci students graduate in four years with appropriate planning in addition uci provides a finish in four program for all undergraduates who wish to be assured of earning their degree in a timely manner the goal of the program is to provide information and advising to enable students to make plans and decisions that will result in completion of their degrees in four years the program involves a series of commitments on the part of the university and the student information about the finish in four program is available from the academic advising offices undecided/undeclared students students who enter the university as freshmen or sophomores who are

dance courses in arts interdisciplinary lower-division 1a-b-c arts core 4-4-4 f w s an introduction to the arts in general and to the arts at uci concentration on i the interdisciplinary nature of the arts 2 the content of particular arts disciplines and 3 the departments in the uci school of the arts iv 40a-b-c selected interdisciplinary topics 4-4-4 f w s studies in the historic and theoretical interrelationships of arti0 stic disciplines including such fields as dance music art and/or drama and investigation of their underlying social and aesthetic bases and the influence of one art upon another topics vary 50 multimedia arts history criticism and technology 4 f w s introduction to the history criticism and practices of multimedia technology students learn through hands-on experience work in multimedia in its various forms prerequisite prior computer experience with macintosh or windows upper-division 100a-b-c the senior thesis 4-4-4 f w s planning drafting writing and presentation

142 uci 2000-2001 • school of biological sciences the department of neurobiology and behavior offers graduate training leading to the ph.d in biological sciences graduate students must complete a sequence of core courses lectures and laboratories during their first and second years and maintain an overall gpa of 3.3 or better they also must take a minimum of four advanced courses before graduation and participate in directed research each year and teaching during the first four years to advance to candidacy for the ph.d students must further prepare a research proposal and must pass an oral examination by the end of the third year graduation depends on successful preparation and oral defense of a dissertation based on the student s research students are expected to complete this program in six years of study ideally applicants for this program should have taken undergraduate courses in biology one introductory year plus some advanced work psychology experimental physiological

188 uci 2000-2001 • henry samueli school of engineering master of science degree general requirements computer networks and distributed computing concentration two plans are offered for the m.s degree a thesis option and a comprehensive examination option for both options students are required to develop and obtain approval by the department s graduate advisor of a complete program of study opportunities are available for part-time study toward the m.s degree the program of study must be completed within four calendar years from first enrollment the concentration in computer networks and distributed computing is concerned with the design and evaluation of computer networks and distributed computer systems and their integration into a comprehensive computing system both hardware and software aspects of these systems are covered specific topics include computer communication protocols performance modeling and analysis of computer networks computer network hardware reliability

234 uci 2000-2001 • school of humanities students are placed in german courses according to their years of previous study in general one year of high school work is equated with one quarter of uci work thus students with one two three and four years of high school german will normally enroll in german 1b 1c 2a and 2b respectively exceptions to this placement procedure must have the approval of the director of first or secondyear german instruction students with transfer credit for collegelevel german may not repeat those courses careers for the german major the ability to speak and write german can open up opportunities in communications foreign trade and banking transportation government science and technology tourism library services and teaching because german plays such an important role in modern technology employers in international law business the foreign service the airline industry journalism professional translating and all levels of education increasingly seek

information and computer science 270b advanced artificial intelligence programming 4 study of a set of common techniques that reappear in many artificial intelligence projects such as planning natural language processing learning expert systems and model-based reasoning prerequisites ics 172 and 270a may be taken concurrently or consent of instructor 273 machine learning 4 computational approaches to learning covers methods for concept formation learning search heuristics language acquisition and machine discovery among others participants should be familiar with heuristic search techniques and fluent in the lisp programming language prerequisite ics 270a formerly ics 273a 274 probabilistic learning theory and algorithms 4 a unified probabilistic framework for learning algorithms classical pattern recognition algorithms probabilistic mixture models kernel methods hidden markov models among others multivariate data analysis concepts for classification and clustering methodologies

physics h196a-b-c honors thesis in physics 4-4-4 f w s independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member students research results are discussed in oral presentations and a written proposal progress report and thesis are submitted prerequisite for hl96c satisfactory completion of the lower-division writing requirement open only to participants in the honors program in physics and to physics majors participating in the campuswide honors program physics h196a-b-c and 196a-b-c may not both be taken for credit physics h 196c and 197 may not both be taken for credit formerly physics h195 h196 197 research writing for physics majors 4 s students perform a research project under the guidance of a faculty member written and oral proposals a progress report and written and oral final reports are completed prerequisites physics llla-b 112a-b 113a 115a and satisfactory completion of the lower-division writing requirement only one course from physics 197 196c and h196c may be

374 uci 2000-2001 • school of social sciences 155h history of semiotic theory 4 the history of semiotic theory from aristotle through the greek and roman stoics and st augustine to peirce and the present the seventeenth-century obsession with the creation of a universal and philosophical language is treated prerequisite psychology 155a a reading knowledge of greek and/or latin is very helpful same as linguistics 181 174e psychology of the african-american 4 historical overview of the development of black psychology and the african-american frame of reference topics include personality development psychological assessment issues in education black mental health and the role of the african-american psychologist in the community vii-a 1551 cognitive !conics 4 the study of writing systems alphabets runes mayan and egyptian hieroglyphics and their evolution and modem changes introduced spontaneously through mistakes with a view toward exploring aspects of the human mind same

420 uci 2000-2001 • college of medicine robert i pfeffer m.d harvard medical school associate professor of neurology in residence robert f phalen ph.d university of rochester professor of community and environmental medicine gary phipps m.d ohio state associate clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery daniele piomelli ph.d columbia university associate professor of pharmacology hubert c pirkle m.d indiana university professor emeritus of pathology robert w porter m.d ph.d northwestern university medical school professor emeritus of surgery neurological in residence steven g potkin m.d washington university director of the brain imaging center professor of psychiatry and human behavior and robert r sprague chair in brain imaging thomas poulos ph.d university of california san diego professor of molecular biology and biochemistry physiology and biophysics and biological sciences pamela e prete m.d hahnemann medical college professor of medicine rheumatology in residence henry w

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