A Supplementary Catalogue listing all permanent changes to the curriculum made since the publication of the 1994 Catalogue.
March 8, 1996
(The updates below are correct as of this date.)
(The next printed version of the 1996-1997 term table, which will contain all of these changes, will appear in July.)CHANGES IN THE MARCH 1996-1997 Term Table
ANT 5-202. Indigenous Peoples and Cultures of North America. STAFF becomes ANT 9-202. STANLEY
ART 9-261 counts toward (4) Ethnic Studies and (5) International Business
add: CHE 2-111. Chemistry of the Natural World. Havighurst (Lab Science)
CSC 5-358. Topic: Networks. DELAUBENFELS becomes Topic: Artificial Intelligence
ECB 6-361. International Business Seminar. URQUHART becomes 7-361.
EDU 1-215. Educational Psychology. BOMBAUGH. New instructor is LUCK
delete: EDU 1-240. Human Relations. LUCK
EDU 1-410 Student Teaching I is now taught by BOMBAUGH/HARRIMAN/SILLIMAN
add: EDU 6-240. Human Relations. BOMBAUGH (Social Science)
delete: EDU 6-420 Student Teaching II. BOMBAUGH
EDU 7-240. Human Relations. H. DAMON-MOORE. New instructor is STAFF
add: ENG 4-328. (H) 18th Century Literature. EVANS
ENG 5-240. Theatre and the Arts in England (off-campus) is team-taught: BURROUGHS and LACEY
ENG 6-333.Victorian English Literature.BURROUGHS becomes ENG 7-333. BURROUGHS
add: ENG 8-362. (H) Modern Theatre. RECKLING
The new title for ENG 9-376 is Topics in Film Studies: Hitchcock
The topics for the English 111 courses for next year are:
FRE 6-102. Beginning French II. STAFF becomes FRE 4-102. STAFF
GEO 5-319. Petrology. GARVIN. New title is "Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology"
GRE 2-391. Advanced Tutorial. J. GRUBER-MILLER becomes GRE 1-391
HIS 302. The correct prerequisite is HIS 202 (not 302)
HIS 8-333 Yugoslavia. GIVENS. New title is "The Modern Conflicts of Yugoslavia". Prerequisites: HIS 104 or HIS 210 and junior standing.
PED 5-237. Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries. CURRIER becomes 2-237.
drop: PED 2-212. Sports and American Society. DE VRIES
add: PED 8-215. Psychology of Sport. DE VRIES
PSY 6-273. Learning and Behavior. ASTLEY becomes PSY 8-273. ASTLEY
PSY 8-279. Personality Theories. STAFF becomes PSY 6-279. STAFF
PSY 6-381. Abnormal Psychology. STAFF becomes PSY 8-381. STAFF
retitle RUS 7-351 to "Russian Literature in Translation: 1880-1932." IKACH
SOC 6-343. Women and Society. STAFF becomes SOC 8-343. STAFF
WST 6-370. Women Mystics and Women's Ways of Knowing. STAFF becomes WST 8-370. ASPENGREN
CHANGES IN MAJORS
ART A minimum of ten courses in art, which include  three course credits in art history, one of which must be either 260. 20th Century Art or 271. Feminist Art;  one of the following: 103, 104, 231, 233;  any two 300 or 400 level courses in addition to  483. Seminar (to be taken in the junior or senior year), and 487 (to be taken in the senior year before the ninth term). Four of these courses, plus 483 and 487, must be taken from the Cornell College Art Department. All majors must engage in independent research and present either a thesis exhibition or a major paper to the department for evaluation during the senior year.
GEOLOGY Major: Geology 111, 112, 212, 215, 217, 316, 319, 324 plus three elective courses at or above the 300 level, one of which must be taught in the field, as Geology 321. Field Geology, Geology 329. Geology of a Region, or an accredited summer field camp. Supporting coursework in chemistry, physics, and mathematics is strongly recommended. Students planning to pursue geology at the graduate level should take Geology 312, 315, an accredited summer field camp, CHE 121 and 122, PHY 111 and 112 (or 101 and 102), MAT 141 and 142, and also an intermediate-level course in a foreign language.
Teaching Major: Geology 111, 112, 212, 215, 217, and three additional geology courses at or above the 300-level; PHY 221 or 228. Supporting coursework in the other sciences and mathematics is strongly recommended. In addition to the foregoing requirements,, prospective teachers must also apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program and complete a second major in Secondary Education (described under Education).
MUSIC Add this paragraph to the description of the BA in Music and the B. Music degree (1994 Catalogue, p. 106):
All senior music majors will complete a senior project. There are three categories from which to choose:  recital (half or full),  student teaching,  paper/project. Students choosing recital will register for the appropriate number (798 or 799); students choosing student teaching will be completing the EDU 450-460-470 sequence; and students choosing the paper/project will register for 486 (half or full credit). Students may choose more than one of these options if they wish.
PHYSICS MAT 141, 142; PHY 111, 112, 114, 302, 303, 312; and either (A) four additional course credits in Physics at or above the 200 level or (B) MAT 143, 221, 223, and three additional course credits in Physics at or above the 300 level. Persons planning to do graduate work in Physics should elect option (B) and include PHY 321, 322, and 334.
SOCIOLOGY (change made in 1995) A minimum of eight course credits in Sociology, which include 101, 387, 398, and 411; two courses in one of the three subfields; one course in each of the other subfields; and one statistics course (INT 201, 211, MAT 347, 348). The subfields are Social Organization and Social Control [255, 313, 337, 362]; Socialization, The Life Course and Small Group Behavior [273, 334, 357, 362]; Hierarchy and Inequality [248, 343, 348, 376].
WOMEN'S STUDIES (change made in 1995) A minimum of eight course credits, which include WST 171, 271, one 300-level Advanced Topics course (excludes 389 and 390), and WST 411; also four course credits selected from additional Women's Studies courses or from ... [see list in 1994 Catalogue, p. 147].
PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJORS Students who take a pre-professional program will now have this program listed as one of their official majors: Pre-Architecture, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Environmental Management, Pre-Social Services Administration.
(see 1994 Catalogue, pp. 11-14).
OTHER 1] Four years of high school mathematics no longer satisfies the B.A. math requirement; this goes into effect for the freshling class entering September 1996.
2] A score of 5 (instead of 4) is required to earn credit for International Baccalaureate exams.
LIST OF NEW COURSES (see under department listing for a full description)
ART 6-256. Renaissance Art. Lifson
ART 9-257. Baroque and Rococo Art. Lifson
ART 259. Nineteenth Century Art (not scheduled 1996-1997)
ART 7-260. Twentieth Century Art. Vander Stelt
ART 9-261. Topic in Non-Western Art: Native American Art. Vander Stelt
ART 5-267. American Art. Vander Stelt
ART 335. Advanced Textiles (not scheduled 1996-1997)
BIO 7-328. Neurobiology. Christie-Pope
CLA 264. Women in Antiquity (not offered 1996-1997)
ENG 217. Writing for Television. Reckling. (not scheduled 1996-97)
ENG 6-367. Multicultural Literature. Liu
GEO 9-104. Dinosaurs: a Case Study of Controversy in Science. Rogers
GEO 1-321. Field Geology. Rogers
GEO 329. Geology of a Region. Thompson (not scheduled 1996-1997)
HIS 7-114. Early Modern History through Film made 1896-1946. Pintar
HIS 6-331. Country on Leave: Germany since 1945. Bark
HIS 8-333. Yugoslavia. Givens
HIS 9-357. American Labor History. Pintar (at Newberry Library, Chicago)
HIS 4-361. Populism to the New Deal: Gender, labor & the State. Pintar
HIS 1-363. Men, Women, and the Family since 1940. Pintar
HIS 365. Women, Labor & Multiculturalism. Pintar (not scheduled 1996-97)
HIS 394. History and Theory. Pintar (not scheduled 1996-97)
INT 7-211. Fundamentals of Statistics. Cannon
INT 5-483. Seminar on Community Service. President Garner/ Helen Damon-Moore
LAS 5-349. Topic in Latin American Studies. Staff (same as HIS 5-349)
MAT 347, 348 Mathematical Statistics I & II. Cannon (not scheduled 1996-97)
MUS 2-263. Women and Music. Wilson
PHI 359. Postmodern Philosophy. Gray
PHY 5-302. Electronic Instrumentation. Lichty (same as CSC 5-302)
POL 315-319 Seminar in Political Thought
POL 335-339 Seminar in International Relations & Comparative Government
POL 3-336 Topic in Comparative Government. Staff
POL 355-359 Seminar in American Politics
POL 6-361. Race, Sex & the Constitution. Allin
PSY 8-275. Human Sexuality. Coykendall
PSY 0-485, 0-511. Research, Extended Research. Staff
REL 1-206. History, Crisis and Responsibility. Vernoff
REL 9-326 Islam. Weddle
SOC 2-255. Media and Society. Peterson
SPA 9-305. Advanced Grammar & Composition. Lacy-Salazar
WST 5-271. Feminist Theories. Crowder
OFF-CAMPUS COURSES TAUGHT BY CORNELL PROFESSORS 1996-1997
MEXICO -- ART 45 (parallel terms) 103. Drawing, 202;303 Ceramics I & II. HANSON
ENGLAND -- ENG 5-240 Theatre and the Arts. BURROUGHS, LACEY
CHICAGO -- HIS 257. American Labor History. PINTAR
RESTRICTED ENROLLMENT: As in September 1995, the College will again offer courses in the first term whose enrollment is restricted to freshlings. These courses are printed in the term table in ITALICS.
CHANGES IN DEPARTMENTAL LISTINGS
ART The Department completely revised its course numbers.The following is a complete list
103. Drawing. (was Art 233)
104. Design. (was 204)
202;302. Ceramics I & II
207. Photography I
231;331. Landscape Drawing I & II
232;332. Life Drawing I & II
237. Surface Design
251. Greek and Ancient Art (was 317)
252. Hellenistic and Roman Art (was 318)
254. Mediaeval Art (was 319)
6-256. Renaissance (was 321) Visual arts of Western Europe from the late thirteenth century to the end of the sixteenth century. Alternate years (Humanities) LIFSON
9-257. Baroque and Rococo (was 321) Visual arts of Western Europe, the American colonies, and the United States in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Alternate years (Humanities) LIFSON
259. Nineteenth Century Art (was 322) Investigation of European painting, sculpture, and architecture from the middle eighteenth century through the nineteenth century. Alternate years (Humanities) VANDER STELT
7-260. Twentieth Century Art (was 322) Investigation of European and American art during the twentieth century. Alternate years (Humanities) VANDER STELT
261-265 Topics in Art History
261. Non-Western Art: 9-261. Native American Art (was 343)
5-267. American Art (was 344) Visual arts of the American Colonies and United States through the nineteenth century. Alternate years (Humanities) VANDER STELT
269. Urban and Rural Architecture (was 325)
271. Feminist Art (was 327)
307. Photography II
310. Collage and Assemblage
311. Sculpture (was 301)
312. Sculpture--Castings (was 300)
335. Advanced Textiles. Advanced instruction in textile techniques; students may concentrate in papermaking, weaving, surface design, or some combination thereof. Prerequisite: Art 235, 237, or 238. (Fine Arts) McCARTY Not scheduled 1996-97.
3-483. Art Seminar (was 485)
487. Senior Thesis
5-324. Comparative Animal Physiology. Survey of animals and the mechanisms involved in circulation, gas exchange, excretion, digestion, temperature regulation, and the nervous and endocrine control of these processes. Prerequisite: BIO 205 (Laboratory Science)
7-328. Neurobiology. The molecular, cellular and physiological aspects of the nervous system. Topics will include basic mechanisms, motor and sensory systems, communication/speech, learning, memory and behavior. Laboratory will include anatomy, physiology, and neurotransmitter chemistry. Prerequisites: BIO 324 (Laboratory Science) CHRISTIE-POPE Cap: 15. Listed in major under the Cell Grouping.
drop CLA 203. Plato and the Origins of Western Educational Thought
CLA 264 (was WST 264) Women in Antiquity Exploration of women's lives in classical Greece and Rome; women's role in cult, society, and the economy; their experience of childbearing, marriage, and death; ancient social constructs of the female. Sources will include literature, history, medical texts, inscriptions, art and architecture; women's own voices as they are heard in poetry, epitaphs, letters, and other documents. Alternate years. (Humanities) J. GRUBER-MILLER Not scheduled 1996-97.
EDUCATION 205. Foundations of Education (was 200)
217. Writing for Television. Techniques of, and practice in, writing spec scripts. Produced scripts of current productions provide the context for students' own writing. Additional topics include the collaborative nature of television, freelancing vs. staff writing, exigencies of structure and time frame, the roles of the agent and the Writer's Guild. Prerequisite: ENG 111. (Fine Arts) RECKLING Not scheduled 1996-97.
4-349. New title: Jazz: Fact, Film, and Fiction
Drop 366. Third World Literature
6-367. Multicultural Literature. Major authors across cultures. Critical analysis of texts by national and international writers of "minority" status. May include groups marginalized by ethnicity (non-Anglo-American), sexual orientation, and socioeconomic class. Alternate years. (Humanities) LIU
9-104. Dinosaurs: A Case Study of Controversy in Science. The evolution, paleobiology, and paleoecology of the dinosaurs and their contemporaries, with an emphasis on current debates and controversies. Alternate years (Science) ROGERS
8-112. Historical Geology. New prerequisite: GEO 101, 111, or 114.
8-212. Mineralogy I. Principles. (was 311) Principles and processes of mineral growth; mineral chemistry and structure; physico-chemical stabilities of minerals; the foregoing leading to an understanding of the origins of minerals. Laboratory problems and mineral identification. Prerequisites: CHE 121, GEO 111 or permission of instructor. (Laboratory Science) GARVIN
7-215. Structural Geology I (was 314) New prerequisite: GEO 112.
2-217. Paleontology (was 317 and 318) Principles of paleontology, paleoecology, and taxonomy, with an introduction to major fossil invertebrate groups. Prerequisite: GEO 112 (Laboratory Science) ROGERS
9-312. Mineralogy II. Applications. Methods of mineral analysis. Applications of principles of mineralogy to an understanding of mineral properties, minerals as gems, mineral resources, and minerals and human health. Practical exercises in x-ray powder diffraction. Field-and-laboratory-based comparative study of mineral deposits in eastern Iowa. Prerequisite: GEO 212 (Laboratory Science) GARVIN
4-316. Optical Mineralogy. New prerequisite: GEO 212
5-319. Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology. Origins and evolution of magmas. Compositions, structures, regional settings and origins of resultant igneous rocks. Processes and controlling influences in metamorphic change. Compositions, structures, regional settings and origins of metamorphic rocks. Hand specimen and microscopic study of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Prerequisite; GEO 316 (Laboratory Science) GARVIN
1-321. Field Geology. Field trips and seminar on the geology of the Western Interior Basin (extends from western Montana to western Iowa). Focuses on the preparation and interpretation of maps and stratigraphic sections. may entail additional costs. Prerequisite: GEO 215 or 324 or permission of instructor. Alternate years (Laboratory Science) ROGERS
324. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy. Sedimentary processes and the stratigraphic record. Basics of particle transport, facies models, and methods of stratigraphic analysis. hand specimen and microscopic study of sedimentary rocks. Prerequisite: GEO 111. Alternate years (Laboratory Science) ROGERS Not scheduled 1996-97.
329. Geology of a Region. Application of geologic principles in the field to explore the geology of a region: stratigraphy, structure, geomorphology, and geologic history. Interpretation of geologic maps. May entail additional costs. Prerequisites: GEO 112, and either GEO 212, 215, or 217. Alternate years (Laboratory Science) THOMPSON
Not scheduled 1996-97.
1-331. Environmental Geology. Human interaction with the geological environment. Topics include groundwater, floods, soil and water contamination, landslides, subsidence, volcanic activity, and earthquakes. Field studies: water quality and quantity related to land use in a watershed basin. Prerequisite: GEO 111 or 114. (Laboratory Science) THOMPSON
2-332. Hydrogeology. New prerequisite: GEO 111 and MAT 112 or permission of instructor.
DROP: 317, 318 Paleontology; GEO 323. Recent Carbonate Environments.
HISTORY (all History courses give B.A. Humanities credit)
7-114. Early Modern American History through Film, 1896-1946. This course will survey five decades of change in this country through the medium of film. Students will read texts and articles which will assist them in interpreting the symbolism and significance of classic films, as The Immigrant, Snow White, and Casablanca. PINTAR
note--only 10 places will be reserved for students who will be sophomores. No juniors or seniors will be allowed to enroll.
2 & 8-154. The Making of Modern America. Analyzes the "mass" nature of Modern America by focussing on mass production, mass consumption, mass culture (movies and television), and mass movements (including civil rights and women's rights). PINTAR
HIS 5-301. Europe:400-1100. New prerequisite: HIS 202
HIS 302. Europe: 1100-1300. Western Europe in the age of Thomas Aquinas and Dante. Principal text: The Divine Comedy. Prerequisite: HIS 302.
HIS 9-304. Europe: the 16 & 17th Centuries. New prerequisite: HIS 103 or HIS 202.
HIS 311, 2-312, 313, 370. New prerequisite: junior standing.
HIS 7-315, 321, 4-322, 323 New prerequisite: HIS 104 or junior standing.
HIS 1-318 New prerequisite: HIS 104 and ECB 101, or junior standing.
6-331. Country on Leave: Germany since 1945. The history of East and West Germany since the end of World War II, the unification of the two Germanies, and its consequences. Taught by Dr. Dennis Bark, visiting professor from the Hoover Institute at Stanford. A one-time only course offering. See Professors Lucas or Carroll for further information.
8-332. Yugoslavia. A history of the nation that contained ethnic strife for decades after World War II, but fell apart in 1992 and became the scene of four years of bloodshed. GIVENS
2-350. Colonial America. The English Colonies in North America to 1760. note--this course will not cover the origins of the American Revolution. It will cover the growth of the individual colonies, the origins of slavery, the interactions with Native Americans, and political maturation of the colonists. LUCAS
351. The Age of Revolution in America. The cause of the American Revolution, the writing and the implementation of the Constitution, and the War of 1812. LUCAS
8-352. The United States in the Middle Period. America from 1815 to 1850 with emphasis on the growth and consequences of political and economic stability. Covers the Age of Jackson and includes topics such as political party formation, social reform, and slavery. LUCAS
9-357. Seminar: American Labor History. Taught at Newberry Library. Course will focus on a primary research topic which reflects each student's interest. Possible projects: labor radicalism, women and work, various European ethnic groups in Chicago, African-Americans and labor. Several tours of important labor sites in Chicago (e.g., Pullman, Haymarket Square). Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. PINTAR
4-361 Populism to the New Deal: Gender, Labor, and the State. Examination of the expanding role of the state in modern America, with special focus on the impact of state policy on women and workers. The first week of the course will include reading and lecture. In the 2d and 3d weeks there will be daily trips to the Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch to do primary research on topics of interest to each student. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. PINTAR
1-363. Men, Women, and the Family since 1940. An examination of changing gender roles and family structure through an analysis of popular culture. note--this course replaces HIS 354. Prerequisite: HIS 154 and junior standing or permission of instructor. PINTAR
365. Women, Labor, and Multiculturalism. History of women and work in America with an emphasis on the impact of gender, class, and ethnic positioning on the lives of American women. PINTAR (Not scheduled 1996-97).
5-394. History and Theory. Survey of the influence in the field of history of Marxism, feminist theories, theories of race and ethnicity, and postmodernism. Prerequisite: one course in history and junior standing, or permission of instructor. PINTAR
DROP: HIS 272. Ghandi, 303. Europe-The Renaissance, 314. Diplomacy of Power & Imperialism, 351. Colonial America, 352. The Age of Washington, Jefferson & Jackson, 355. Political Reform in Industrial America.
201 (offered terms 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9) Statistical Methods. Elementary study of describing data. Descriptive statistics, probability and sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing as applied to one- and two-variable problems. Prerequisite: 2 years of high school algebra. Not open to first-year students. Students may not receive credit for both INT 201 and INT 211. CANNON, FREEMAN, HILL
7-211. Fundamentals of Statistics. Basics of statistical theory and practice. Topics include data collection, descriptive statistics, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Additional topics may include an introduction to multiple regression, statistical techniques for categorical data and an introduction to analysis of variance (ANOVA). Prerequisite: MAT 141. Not open to first-year students. Students may not receive credit for both INT 201 and INT 211. (Mathematics) CANNON
5-483. Seminar on Community Service. Integrates learning and community service through reading, writing, reflection, and discussion. Students will be engaged in a community service position on a daily basis for the entire term. Readings from literature, sociology, and politics. Discussions, journals, and a culminating project. Emphasis on the exploration of the dynamics of human community and individual responsibility within community, as well as the moral issues raised in contemplation of social responsibility. One-time course offering. Cap: 17. Graded Credit/No Credit. Team-taught: PRESIDENT GARNER, HELEN DAMON-MOORE
DROP: INT 307. Oceanographic Investigations.
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
5-349. Topics in Latin American history. Examination of a theme or set of themes. Topics vary from year to year. Topic for 1996-97: not yet determined. Prerequisite: LAS 141 or permission of instructor. Same as HIS 5-349. STAFF
MAT 347, 348. Mathematical Statistics I & II. Probability, random variables, sampling distributions, theory of estimation and hypothesis testing, linear and multiple regression, analysis of variance, and techniques for categorical data. Prerequisite: MAT 221 and MAT 223. Alternate years. Offered 1997-98. CANNON
DROP: MAT 209; 309. Mathematical Statistics I and II
5-101, 7-101. Fundamentals of Music. (was 100)
2-263. Women and Music. The roles of women in the history of Western music with special emphasis on the music of women composers. Exploration of issues surrounding gender and musical style. Prerequisite: ENG 111. (Humanities) WILSON
6-322 and 8-323. History of Western Music II & III. New prerequisite: MUS 110 or permission of instructor.
PHILOSOPHY PHI 359. Postmodern Philosophy. Introduction to a very recent post-Analytic movement in 20th century philosophy. Study of the views of philosophers such as Lyotard, Foucault, and Rorty. Alternate years. Not scheduled 1996-97. (Humanities) GRAY
1-205. Coaching Endorsement or Authorization (was 200)
2-212. Sports in American Society (was 112)
4-213. Human Anatomy. The human musculoskeletal system as it relates to physical activity. One-half course. (was 113) REASLAND
4-214. Exercise Physiology. Fundamental concepts describing the response of human organ systems to exercise. Energy production, conditioning for sport, nutrition and physical performance. One-half course. (was 113) REASLAND
215. Psychology of Sport (was 115)
5-237. Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (was 337) New prerequisite: PED 111.
7-327. Adaptive Physical Education. Full course (was one-half course)
DROP: 344. Methods of Coaching Swimming
5-302. Electronic Instrumentation for Scientific Research. Principles of electronics, microprocessors, and signal processing needed to understand, configure, and troubleshoot modern electronic and computer-based research equipment used in various scientific disciplines. Transducers, operational amplifiers, test equipment, integrated circuits, data transmission, computerized data acquisition, noise, and analog to digital conversion. Prerequisite: PHY 114 or permission of instructor. Same as CSC 302. Cap: 12. (Laboratory Science) LICHTY
312. Experimental Physics (new name. Was Experimental Physics II)
DROP: PHY 311. Experimental Physics I
POLITICS (All Politics courses give B.A. Social Science credit)
315-319. Seminar in Political Thought. Examination of a particular topic or issue in political thought. Content varies from year to year. Prerequisite: POL 222, 225, or 227. Not offered 1996-97.
335-339. Seminar in International Relations and Comparative Government. Examination of a particular topic or issue in international relations or in comparative government. Content varies from year to year. Prerequisite: POL 242 or 243.
Offered 1996-97: 6-336. Topic to be determined. STAFF
355-359. Seminar in American Politics. Examination of a particular topic or issue in American politics. Content varies from year to year. Prerequisite: POL 262. Not scheduled 1996-97.
6-361. Race, Sex, and the Constitution. Public law in the Age of Multiculturalism. Exploration of Constitutional principles including equal protection of the laws, privacy, and freedom of speech as they apply to issues of race, gender, and ethnicity; racial discrimination, sex discrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action, abortion, pornography, privacy rights, hate speech, political correctness, etc. Prerequisite: POL 262. ALLIN
2-272, 5-272. Cognitive Psychology (was Memory & Cognition) New prerequisite: PSY 161 or permission of instructor.
6-273. Learning and Behavior. New prerequisite: PSY 161 or permission of instructor.
8-275. Human Sexuality. Examination of psychological determinants of sexual behaviors, sexual development, and sexual orientation. Exploration of historical and cultural views of sexuality, gender issues, health concerns, and current issues related to sexuality. (Social Science) COYKENDALL
5-376. Biopsychology. New prerequisite: PSY 161 and one 200-level Psychology course, or permission of instructor.
485. Research in Psychology. Reading in depth on a topic in a selected area, and the pursuit of an empirical problem related to the topic. May be repeated for credit to a maximum in both PSY 485 and PSY 511 of three credits. Prerequisite: a declared major in Psychology, one course credit in Psychology relevant to the topic, and permission of the instructor. Full course credit or one-half course credit.
511. Extended Research in Psychology. Reading in depth on a topic of current interest and the pursuit of an empirical problem related to the topic. Must be taken over four consecutive terms. One-fourth course credit. May be repeated for credit. Maximum number of credits allowed and prerequisite same as PSY 485.
1-206. History, Crisis, and Responsibility. Why is it often said that America "has lost its sense of future," that young people today lack historical consciousness, personal commitment -- the genuine hopefulness, idealistic vision and social activism that once motivated Americans? This course will probe the past and present of Western civilization for answers to such questions -- not just in theory but as practical contributions toward a future of renewal for American and the global human spirit alike. Approved for one-time offering. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. (Humanities) VERNOFF
9-326. Islam. Introduction to Muslim beliefs and practices, theology, law, and rituals in the context of the historical development of Islam into a world religion, the status of women, and Islamic "fundamentalism." Recommended prerequisites: for Religion majors REL 101 and 202; for non-majors: junior standing. Alternate years. (Humanities) WEDDLE
note--fits under the major in the Comparative group.
SOCIOLOGY 2-255. Media and Society. An examination of the role and underlying organizations of selected news and entertainment media in U.S. society, with emphasis on the impact of these media on the larger society. Prerequisite: SOC 101. (Social Science) PETERSON
DROP: 245. Aging and the Aged.
SPANISH 9-305. Advanced Spanish Grammar. Intensive study of Spanish grammar with an emphasis on those aspects of the language which are problematic for the advanced student. Prerequisite; SPA 205. Alternate years. FARRINGTON-CLUTE
WOMEN'S STUDIES 5-271. Feminist theories. Examination of different theoretical approaches within Western feminism. Comparative analysis of theoretical constructs and outcomes. Relationship between concepts of gender, ethnicity, class, and sexuality in feminist theory. Prerequisite: WST 171. CROWDER
411. Seminar. In-depth examination of the relationship between feminist theories and WST research. Topics include feminist epistemology, recent theoretical developments in WST and their relationship to conducting research. Researching and analyzing a topic selected in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisites: WST 171, 271, and two additional courses which count toward the WST major. Alternate years. CROWDER Not scheduled 1996-97.
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