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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
100-199Lower level undergraduate, generally first year courses
200-299Lower level undergraduate, generally introductory courses
300-499Upper level undergraduate courses
500-599Joint undergraduate and graduate level courses
600-699First year graduate level courses and professional school courses
700-899Second and third year graduate level courses
900-999Graduate 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.

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

Guide to reading course descriptions
Example
BIOL 701 - (3) (Y)
Cell Physiology
Prerequisite: BIOL 501
A study of cell structure and function, metabolism, membranes and transport, and cellular specializations.

Explanation of Example
BIOL 701course 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 Physiologycourse 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.

A study of cell structure and function, metabolism, membranes and transport, and cellular specializationsCourse description.

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 below, 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
BOT Botany
BULGBulgarian
CELLCell Biology
CHEMChemistry
CHINChinese Language
CHTRChinese in Translation
CLASClassics
COMMCommerce
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
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
LATI Latin
LASTLatin American Studies
LINGLinguistics
LNGSGeneral Linguistics
MASCMarine Science
MATHMathematics
MESTMiddle Eastern Studies
MICRMicrobiology
MSP Medieval Studies Program
MTSTMathematical Studies
MUSIMusic
NESCNeuroscience
NRESUndergraduate non-resident
NRGAGraduate non-resident
PERSPersian
PETRPersian in Translation
PHARPharmacology
PHILPhilosophy
PHY Physiology
PHYEPhysical Education
PHYSPhysics
PLSKPersonal Skills
POL Polish
PORTPortuguese
POTRPortuguese in Translation
PST Political 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
TUVATuvan
UKR Ukranian
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
AE Aerospace Engineering
AM Applied Mechanics
APMAApplied Mathematics
BIOMBiomedical Engineering
CE Civil Engineering
CS Computer Science
CHEChemical Engineering
EE Electrical Engineering
EPEngineering Physics
ESEngineering Science
ENGREngineering
MSE Materials Science and Engineering
MAE Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
NE Nuclear Engineering
NRGAGraduate non-resident
PHYSPhysics
SYS Systems Engineering
TCCTechnology, Culture, and Communication
TMPTechnology, Management and Policy
School of Law
LAW Law
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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