This course will examine basic scientific concepts, technological advances, and their impact upon society. Science processes will be examined to illustrate how knowledge is acquired. Advantages and limitations of the scientific method will be considered. The effect of science and technology on society will be a continuing theme. May not be taken on a satisfactory/no credit grade basis.
Coreq: 760-141 or 760-140.
A study of selected topics for students involved in interdisciplinary or interdepartmental courses or programs of study. The course is designed to integrate and supplement the work taken in various departments.
Prereq: Cons instr.
An examination of themes and issues that have had a significant impact upon the world's civilizations. Readings will focus on primary texts representing major historical periods, world cultures, and diverse perspectives. This course will stress critical and analytical thought, drawing upon knowledge obtained in this and earlier core courses. May not be taken on a satisfactory/no credit grade basis.
Prereq: 680-101 and 680-102, junior standing, and completion of all other core courses, or consent of instructor.
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Career information specifically for Arts & Communication and Letters & Sciences majors, focusing on self-analysis in preparation for the job search, resume-writing and interviewing. Particular attention will be given to career opportunities, the value of the degree program and possibilities for graduate study.
Prereq: Sophomore standing. Unreq: 100-399.
A course that prepares students for a two-week tour of the Soviet Union by introducing them to Russian history, culture, and society, and to the fundamentals of the Russian language.