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How to Read Course Listings


Courses listed in this catalog have been approved by the faculties of the schools in which the courses are taught. Only courses which have been approved by the faculty are eligible for academic credit. The following information introduces the elements of course descriptions which are listed in the sections for each of the schools.

Course numbering system
100-199 Lower level undergraduate, generally first year courses
200-299 Lower level undergraduate, generally second year courses
300-399 Upper level undergraduate, generally third year courses
400-499 Upper level undergraduate, generally fourth year courses
500-599 Joint undergraduate and graduate level courses
600-699 First year graduate level courses and professional school courses
700-899 Second and third year graduate level courses
900-999 Graduate level courses, primarily for readings, research, independent study, theses, and dissertations.

Descriptions of courses numbered 599 and below are listed in the Undergraduate Record. Undergraduates wishing to take courses numbered 600 or above must obtain the permission of the Dean of the school in which they want to take the course.


Guide to reading course descriptions

Example

BIOL 701 - (3) (Y)
CELL PHYSIOLOGY
Prerequisite: BIOL 501
Cell structure and function, metabolism, membranes and transport, cellular specializations.


Explanation of example

BIOL 701 -- course mnemonic (see glossary) and number. Variations include GREE 701-702 where two semesters of a course must be completed to obtain credit toward a degree or GFPT 703, 704 where credit may be obtained by taking either semester or both.

(3) -- number of credits which will be earned upon successful completion of the course. Where courses are numbered 701-702 or 703, 704 the number of credits represents the number of credits for each section of the courses, e.g., three credits for 701 and three credits for 702.

(Y) - code for frequency with which the course is offered. Variations are:

Soffered fall and spring semesters
Yoffered at least once every academic year (fall or spring semesters)
Eoffered every other year, in the academic years when the fall semester occurs in an even year (e.g., 1996-97)
Ooffered every other year, in academic years when the fall semester occurs in an odd year (e.g., 1995-96).
SIoffered upon sufficient student interest
IRoffered irregularly
SSoffered during summer session

CELL PHYSIOLOGY -- course title.

Prerequisite: BIOL 501.  Prerequisites are courses or conditions that must be successfully completed or met prior to enrollment in the course described. Prerequisites separated by a comma, as above, indicate a series of prerequisites, all of which are required. Variations include BIOL 501 or 503   where either course, but not both, must be taken prior to enrollment in the described course. An exception occurs when or precedes the last entry in a series, in which case the commas indicate or throughout (for example BIOL 501, 503 or  equivalent). Corequisite  means that concurrent enrollment in the course or courses designated and the course or courses described is required.

Cell structure and function, metabolism, membranes and transport, cellular specializations. -- course description.

An asterisk (*) following the code for frequency of course offering indicates that the course is pending approval of the faculty.

Please note that not all courses listed in the Record are taught each semester.


Glossary of course designations

Each course number in this catalog is preceded by the letter designation assigned to that particular course for purposes of processing grades, schedules, and transcripts. The complete list of such designations is given on the following page, together with the area for which each stands and the school in which the course is taught.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
AASAfro-American studies
AMELAsian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
AMTRAsian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures in Translation
ANTHAnthropology
ARABArabic
ARTHArt history
ARTRArabic Literature in Translation
ARTSStudio art
ASPRAsian Studies
ASTRAstronomy
BIOCBiochemistry
BIOLBiology
BIOPBiophysics
BOTBotany
BULGBulgarian
CELLCell Biology
CHEMChemistry
CHINChinese language
CHTRChinese in translation
CLASClassics
CPLTComparative Literature
CZ Czech
DRAMDrama
DUTCDutch
ECONEconomics
ENAMAmerican literature to 1900
ENCRCriticism
ENECRestoration and Eighteenth Century literature
ENGLMiscellaneous English
ENGNGenre studies
ENLSLanguage study
ENLTIntroductory seminars in literature
ENMDMedieval literature
ENNCNineteenth Century British literature
ENPGPedagogy
ENRNRenaissance literature
ENSPSpecial topics in literature
ENTCTwentieth Century literature
ENWRExpository and creative writing
ENWSWomen's Studies Literature
EPIDEpidemiology
ESATAtmosphere
ESGEEnvironmental geology
EVATAtmosphere
EVECEcology
EVGEEnvironmental geology
EVHYHydrosphere
EVMAMarine affairs
EVSCEnvironmental science
FRENFrench language
FRTRFrench in translation
GERMGerman
GETRGerman in translation
GFADGovernment department seminars
GFAPAmerican government
GFCPComparative government
GFIRInternational relations
GFPTPolitical theory
GREEGreek
GSASGraduate School of Arts and Sciences
HEBRHebrew
HIAFAfrican history
HIEAEast Asian history
HIEUEuropean history
HILALatin American history
HIMEMiddle Eastern history
HINDHindi
HISASouth Asian history
HISTGeneral history
HIUSUnited States history
HUMSHumanistic studies
INSTInterdisciplinary studies
ITALItalian language
ITTRItalian in translation
JAPNJapanese
JPTRJapanese in translation
LASELiberal arts seminar
LATILatin
LASTLatin American Studies
LINGLinguistics
LNGSGeneral Linguistics
MASCMarine science
MATHMathematics
MESTMiddle Eastern Studies
MICRMicrobiology
MSPMedieval Studies Program
MTSTMathematical Studies
MUSIMusic
NESCNeuroscience
NRESUndergraduate non-resident
NRGAGraduate non-resident
PERSPersian
PETRPersian in translation
PHARPharmacology
PHILPhilosophy
PHYPhysiology
PHYEPhysical education
PHYSPhysics
PLSKPersonal skills
POLPolish
PORTPortuguese
POTRPortuguese in translation
PSTPolitical and social thought
PSYCPsychology
RASPRussian Area Studies Program
RELAReligion -- African religions
RELBReligion -- Buddhism
RELCReligion -- Christianity
RELGReligion -- General
RELHReligion -- Hinduism
RELIReligion -- Islam
RELJReligion -- Judaism
RELSReligion -- Special topics
RUSSRussian
RUTRRussian in translation
SANSSanskrit
SATRSanskrit in translation
SCANScandinavian
SLAVSlavic
SLFKSlavic folklore and literature
SOCSociology
SPANSpanish language
SRBCSerbo-Croatian
STATStatistics
SURGSurgery
SWAHSwahili
SWEDSwedish
TURKTurkish
UKRUkranian
URDUUrdu
WMSTWomen's studies
ZOOLZoology
Graduate School of Architecture
AR HArchitectural history
ARCHArchitecture
L ARLandscape Architecture
NRESUndergraduate non-resident
NRGAGraduate non-resident
PHYSArchitectural physics
PLACUrban and environmental planning
PLANUrban and environmental planning
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
GBUSGraduate Business Administration
NRGAGraduate non-resident
Curry Graduate School of Education
EDHSHuman Services (Clinical Psychology, Communication Disorders, Counselor Education, Health and Physical Education)
EDISCurriculum, Instruction and Special Education
EDLFEducation Leadership, Foundations, and Policy
NRGAGraduate Non-Resident
USEMUniversity Seminar
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science
AEAerospace engineering
AMApplied mechanics
APMAApplied mathematics
BIOMBimedical engineering
CECivil engineering
CSComputer science
CHEChemical engineering
EEElectrical engineering
EPEngineering physics
ESEngineering science
ENGREngineering
MSEMaterials science and engineering
MAEMechanical and aerospace engineering
NENuclear engineering
NRGAGraduate non-resident
PHYSPhysics
TCCTechnology, Culture, and Communication
TMPTechnology, Management and Policy
SYSSystems engineering
School of Law
LAWLaw
NRGAGraduate non-resident
USEMUniversity Seminar
Graduate School of Nursing
GNURGraduate nursing
NRESUndergraduate non-resident
NRGAGraduate non-resident
NUCONursing core
NUIPNursing -- interprofessional
NURSNursing


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