5: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

General Information | Programs and Degrees Offered | Admission Information
Financial Assistance | Graduate Academic Regulations
Requirements for Specific Graduate Degrees | Departments and Programs | Faculty

Non-Departmental | Anthropology | Art | Asian and Middle Eastern | Asian Studies | Astronomy
Biochemistry | Biology | Biological and Physical Sciences | Biophysics | Cell and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology | Chemistry | Classics | Commerce | Drama | Economics | English | Environmental Sciences
French | German | Government and Foreign Affairs | Health Evaluation Sciences | History | Linguistics
Mathematics | Microbiology | Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics | Music | Neuroscience
Pharmacology | Philosophy | Physics | Psychology | Religious Studies | Russian and East European Studies
Slavic | Sociology | Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese | Statistics | Surgery

Graduate School Non-Departmental Courses

The following courses of interest to students in many departments and schools are offered as courses in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. For more information on each course, contact the course instructor.

GSAS 515 - (2-3) (S)
Introduction to Clinical Ethics

Introduction to the ethical problems most frequently encountered in the clinical setting. Especially offered to Nursing School M.A. students and Law School students. Required for first-year medical students for spring semester.

GSAS 601, 602 - (1-4) (S)
Selected Topics

Pathophysiology and Clinical Knowledge is one of the offerings under selected topics. It is a course for non-clinicians in anatomy, medical terminology, and clinical reasoning. One to four credits, offered each semester.

GSAS 710 - (3) (Y)
Research Ethics

Review of the history and central issues of research involving human subjects, as well as reforms needed in current regulations and practices. Concludes with five one-hour sessions on research fraud and its prevention.

GSAS 802 - (3) (S)
Ethics and Public Policy in Health Care

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
This interdisciplinary and interprofessional seminar, involving both faculty and students from various graduate and professional schools in the University, examines several issues in health care from the standpoint of the relations of ethics and public policy. It focuses on the ethical principles and values that are invoked in debates about public policies regarding health care (e.g., technology assessment, research involving human subjects, and national health insurance).

GSAS 806 - (2) (Y)
Health Care Law and the Clinical Encounter

Analysis of the legal issues embedded in clinical ethical problems and survey of the legal and regulatory environment in patient care today.

GSAS 812 - (5) (Y)
Cell Structure and Function

A beginning graduate course in molecular cell biology examining the functional organization of eukaryotic cells and the interactions of cells with their surroundings. General and specialized forms of cell signalling are discussed, and events involved in regulating cell proliferation and differentiation are emphasized. Four and one-half lecture hours.


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