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Writing Across the Curriculum

For some courses, a more detailed description may be available, accessible by clicking on the course number. All course descriptions are updated periodically.

419 courses.

A E 481W
Comprehensive Architectural Engineering Senior Project I (4) Building project selection and preparation of overall plan; preliminary investigation of building design and construction issues; creation of individual Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) and project proposal required.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ARCH 441 fifth-year architectural engineering standing in major area of emphasis

A ED 201W
History and Philosophy of Art Education in Schools and Cultural Institutions (3) Introduction to historical, philosophical, and sociological foundations art education in schools and cultural institutions, museums, and community organizations.
Effective: Spring 2003

ACCTG 403W
Auditing (3) Financial, compliance, internal, and operational audits; standards and procedures; sampling; EDP auditing; professional issues; application of concepts through written responses.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ACCTG 371 or ACCTG 471

AE T 210W
Architectural Engineering Office Practice Using Writing Skills (3) Concepts, procedures, and writing-intensive activities to properly prepare site observation reports, cost estimates, contractual conditions, and outline and technical specification.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: fourth-semester standing

AEE 330W
Communication in Agricultural and Natural Resource Careers (3) The course explores the conventions of writing and speaking found in agricultural professions through the use of case studies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 015

AERSP 305W
Aerospace Technology Laboratory (3) Experiments in measurement systems, aerodynamics, aerospace structures, dynamics and control, and propulsion, technical report writing and presentations.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent: AERSP 301 AERSP 311 ENGL 202C

AF AM 445Y (LER 445Y, PL SC 445Y) (US)
Politics of Affirmative Action (3) Examines history, politics, and economics of the use of special programs to advance racial interests in the U.S.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: AAA S 100 level course and PL SC 001 or PL SC 007

AG 301W
Introduction to Agricultural Law (3) A survey of the legal system and legal issues that typically arise in agricultural and agribusiness situations.
Effective: Fall 1987

AG BM 308W
Strategic Decision Making in Agribusiness (3) Utilize case studies to investigate strategic decision making among agribusiness firms, highlighting how information and market power shape strategies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AG BM 101 AG BM 102 AG BM 106

AGCOM 462W
Advanced Agricultural Writing (3) Practice in journalistic writing strategies to report scientific and technical information in the agricultural/environmental sciences to general audiences.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better required in COMM 260W or equivalent coursework

AGRO 410W
Physiology of Agricultural Crops (4) Study of the relation of plants to their environment and the physiology of crop plant growth.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028

AM ST 100Y (GH;US)
Introduction to American Studies (3) A study of selected attempts to identify and interpret movements and patterns in American culture.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: third-semester standing

AM ST 140Y (RL ST 140Y) (GH;US)
Religion in American Life and Thought (3) The function, contributions, tensions, and perspectives of religion in American culture.
Effective: Summer 2005

AM ST 491W
American Themes, American Eras (3-6) Interdisciplinary American culture course on major themes and eras such as the American Revolutionary Era or the 1930s.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing

AN SC 290W
Careers in Animal Agriculture (1) A description and analysis of career opportunities in the animal sciences and allied industries.
Effective: Summer 2013

AN SC 419W
Applied Animal Welfare (3) Assessment of management practices impacting animal welfare; devoted to livestock species, companion animals, captive exotic species, and animals in research.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 201 or 6 credits of biology

AN SC 431W
Physiology of Mammalian Reproduction (4) Physiological processes of reproduction in animals, including the use of current and emerging technologies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in animal physiology

AN SC 467W
Equine Nutrition and Feeding (3) Equine gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology; energy and nutrient requirements for body functions; applied interrelationships between nutrition, health, and performance.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 301

ANTH 321W
Intellectual Background of Archaeology (3) Introduction to primary sources on the development of archaeology as a scientific discipline.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ANTH 002 ANTH 045

ANTH 426W
Archaeological Laboratory Analysis (3) Scientific laboratory methods used in the analysis of ceramic and lithic artifacts.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: ANTH 007 ANTH 008 ANTH 009 or ANTH 011

ANTH 427W
Forensic Archaeology (3) Application of archaeological techniques to crime scene investigations, with practical experience in field and laboratory contexts.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: ANTH 002

ANTH 445W
Ethnographic Film (3) Comparisons of written and visual ethnography; critical assessment of ethnographic film; cross-cultural variation.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: ANTH 001 or ANTH 045

ANTH 450W
Comparative Social Organization (3) Social structure and cultural change among nonliterate societies.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: ANTH 045

ANTH 476W
Anthropology of Gender (3) Cross-cultural construction of gender and sex roles; theories of gender construction; case studies and practical effects.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits in women's studies or anthropology

APLNG 482Y (IL)
Introduction to Applied Linguistics (3) Application of theories of language to psycholinguistics, philosophy of language, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, bi/multilingualism, second language acquisition and teaching.
Effective: Spring 2006

ARCH 311W
Architectural and Planning Theories (3) Architectural theory course with a strong focus on the reading and writing of essays about architecture and related fields.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; Students must also earn a C or better in: ARCH 210 and ART H 201 and ART H 202

ART 122Y (US)
Commentary on Art (3) An introduction to verbal commentary, both oral and written, about art. The development of critical and expressive skills given emphasis.
Effective: Spring 2006

ART 211Y (US)
Introduction to Digital Art and Design Criticism (3) An introduction to the language, aesthetics, and cultural impacts of digital art and design in contemporary society.
Effective: Spring 2010

ART 466W
Individual Approaches II (6) An advance studio/lecture addressing the preparation for potential employment and/or entrance into graduate studies.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: ART 165 ART 166 ART 265 ART 266 ART 365 ART 366 ART 465

ART H 350W
Undergraduate Seminar in the History of Art (3-6) An introduction to original research, methodology, analysis, and writing on a scholarly level.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing 6 credits in art history at the 300 level or above

ARTSA 402W
Strategic Management and Planning for the Arts (3) Study of strategic planning for commercial and non-profit arts organizations.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing and ARTSA 301 ARTSA 401 MKTG 301 ACCTG 211

ASIA 120Y (GH;IL)
South Asia: A Literary History (3) The course traces the cultural history of South Asia by studying its literary tradition from ancient to modern times.
Effective: Summer 2014

ASIA 404Y (IL)
Topics in Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan, taught with focus on written analysis and interpretation.
Effective: Summer 2013

ASIA 405Y (IL)
Seminar in Asian Studies (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) An advanced, writing-focused seminar in Asian Studies.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: ASIA 100

ASIA 475Y (HIST 475Y) (IL)
The Making and Emergence of Modern India (3) India's transition to social, economic, and political modernity through the experience of British colonial rule and the nationalist struggle.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 010 HIST 011 HIST 172 HIST 175 HIST 176 HIST 181 or HIST 191

ASIA 484Y (HIST 484Y) (IL)
History of Chinese Thought (3) A study of the dynamic historical development of Chinese thought with its diverse expressions from antiquity to the present.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 174 or HIST 175

ASIA 485Y (HIST 485Y) (IL)
China's Last Empire: The Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 (3) China from 1644 founding of Qing dynasty to 1911 fall; Chinese society and institutions, imperialism and China's internal diversity.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H

ASTRO 420W
Planets and Planetary System Formation (3) Solar system properties, star formation, protoplanetary disks and planet formation, solar system model, extrasolar planets, and astrobiology.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: ASTRO 292

ASTRO 475W
Stars and Galaxies (3) Astronomical studies concerning the distribution and evolution of stars and gas in our and other galaxies.
Effective: Fall 1993
Prerequisite: ASTRO 292

B A 364Y (US;IL)
International Business and Society (3) Business organizations and the sociocultural environment; current issues; corporate responsibility; international and multinational business environments.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ENGL 202D MGMT 301

B A 422W
Strategic Business Planning (3) Study of strategic planning and implementation in multi-industry, multi- cultural, and multi-national settings with emphasis on sustaining competitive advantages.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: B A 321 ; B A 322 ; B A 421 ; FIN 301 ; MGMT 301 ; MKTG 301 ; SCM 301

B E 466W
Biological Engineering Design (3) This course focuses on a industry sponsored design project offered in conjunction with the College of Engineering Learning Factory.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: B E 391 ; senior level standing in B E

B E 469W
Optimization of Biological Production and Processing Systems (3) Engineering and biological principles combined with economics and mathematical techniques to evaluate and optimize biological production and processing systems.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: B E 302 and one B E 460 level course

B M B 443W
Laboratory in Protein Purification and Enzymology (3) Laboratory in protein isolation methodology, enzyme kinetics, and physico- chemical properties of proteins.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: B M B 442 B M B 401

B M B 445W
Laboratory in Molecular Genetics I (2) Laboratory in molecular techniques in gene analysis and microbial genetics, emphasizing in vitro methodologies.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: B M B 442 B M B 400 MICRB 202

BB H 411W
Research and Applications in Biobehavioral Health (3) Research methods, multi-level analyses, and applications in biobehavioral health.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: BB H 101 BB H 310 STAT 200

BE T 204W
Medical Equipment and Systems II (5) Principles of medical equipment: operation, application; circuit and block diagrams; preventive maintenance inspections; and troubleshooting with report writing and presentations.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: BE T 201 BE T 205

BIOL 220M (GN)
Honors Biology: Populations and Communities (4) Honors study of the major physical, chemical, and biological factors constituting environment and their dynamic interaction with organisms forming ecosystems.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: BIOL 110

BIOL 220W (GN)
Biology: Populations and Communities (4) A study of the structures and functions of organismic interactions from simple populations to complex ecosystems. (BIOL 220W, 230W, and 240W each carry only 1 credit of "writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the writing requirement.)   BIOL 220W GN, 230W GN, and 240W GN each carry only 1 credit to "Writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the W requirement.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: BIOL 110

BIOL 230M (GN)
Honors Biology: Molecules and Cells (4) Honors study of cellular phenomena including molecular genetics and metabolic interactions.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 CHEM 110

BIOL 230W (GN)
Biology: Molecules and Cells (4) A study of cellular phenomena including molecular genetics and metabolic interactions. (BIOL 220W, 230W, and 240W each carry only 1 credit of "writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the writing requirement.)   BIOL 220W GN, 230W GN, and 240W GN each carry only 1 credit to "Writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the W requirement.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 CHEM 110

BIOL 240M (GN)
Honors Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (4) Honors study of development and physiological processes at the organismic level. (BIOL 220W, 230W, and 240W each carry only 1 credit of "writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the writing requirement.)
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 CHEM 110

BIOL 240W (GN)
Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (4) A study of development and physiological processes at the organismic level. (BIOL 220W, 230W, and 240W each carry only 1 credit of "writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the writing requirement.)   BIOL 220W GN, 230W GN, and 240W GN each carry only 1 credit to "Writing"; all three courses must be taken to meet the W requirement.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 CHEM 110

BIOL 402W
Biological Experimental Design (3) Discussion of experimental design, analysis and presentation, with a practicum providing for student design, analysis and presentation of biological experiments. Students may not take this course if they have taken BIOBD 350W.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: at least two of the following three courses: BIOL 220W BIOL 230W BIOL 240W ; STAT 250

BIOL 450W
Experimental Field Biology (3-5) A practical introduction to modern experimental techniques for ecological study of terrestrial, marine, and fresh water habitats.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W BIOL 240W

BME 450W
Biomedical Senior Design (3) Team based capstone design course with open ended project for industry or clinical applications related to Biomedical Engineering.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BME 401 BME 403 BME 440 ENGL 202C 7th semester standing

BRS 429W
Biorenewable Systems Analysis and Management (3) Theory of systems thinking; optimization and quantitative techniques for analysis of agricultural production and other biorenewable systems.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BRS 422 ; or concurrent A S M 425 or W P 417

C E 333W
Construction Management I (3) Components of a construction organization, managerial terminology and documents, labor laws and relations, insurance and safety.
Effective: Spring 2008

C E 410W
Sustainable Residential Subdivision Design (3) Residential subdivision process; site selection; conservation and neo- traditional design; utility design and layout; best management practices for erosion and stormwater.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: A E 372 or C E 332 ; seventh-semester standing in Architectural or Civil Engineering

C E 421W
Transportation Design (3) Design of streets and highway facilities; emphasis on geometric elements, intersections and interchanges, roadway drainage, and pavement design.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: C E 321

C E 438W
Construction Engineering Capstone Design (3) Construction project integrating geotechnical reports; materials specifications; quality control; equipment; estimation; scheduling; design details: excavations, foundations, retaining walls, formwork, pavements.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: C E 432 and C E 435 or C E 436

C E 439W
Geotechnical and Materials Engineering Design Capstone (3) Subsurface site evaluation; integrated design of retaining walls, foundations, pavements, and materials for airports, highways, dams, or other facilities.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: C E 435 and either C E 436 or C E 437

C E 448W
Advanced Structural Design (3) Wind, snow, seismic, bridge loads; building design using steel, concrete, and prestressed concrete; advanced steel connections; capstone project; computer applications.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: C E 342 C E 441 ; Prerequisite or concurrent: ENGL 202C

C E 465W
Water Resources Capstone Course (3) Hydraulic design of river structures and open channels including supercritical and spatially varied flow; hydrologic/hydraulic computer modeling; design project.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: C E 461 . Prerequisite or concurrent: C E 462

C E 472W
Environmental Engineering Capstone Design (3) Principles and design of unit operations for water; domestic and industrial wastewater treatment; equipment selection and application.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: C E 370 C E 371

C I 412W
Secondary Teaching (3) Study of the teacher's responsibilities, steps in planning instruction, and various strategies for implementing and assessing teaching.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: C I 295 EDPSY 014 EDTHP 115

CAMS 109Y (GH;IL)
Writing Systems of the World (3) Writing intensive overview of the world's writing systems throughout history.
Effective: Spring 2007

CAMS 400W
Comparative Study of the Ancient Mediterranean World (3) Comparative study of ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: 3 credits in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

CAMS 411W
Classical Drama (3) Masterpieces of Greek tragedy (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides) and comedy (Aristophanes, Menander); their influence on Roman writers.
Effective: Spring 2001

CAMS 440W
Studies in Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology (3-6) Selected topics in the literary sources and material evidence for classical and ancient Mediterranean society.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: 3 credits from: ANTH 002 ART H 311 CAMS 010 CAMS 020 CAMS 025 CAMS 033 CAMS 140 CAMS 150 HIST 100 HIST 101

CAS 214W
Speech Writing (3) Writing speeches for delivery in political, professional, and ceremonial settings; emphasis on composition and language for oral presentation.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: CAS 100

CAS 280W
Storytelling and Speaking (3) Principles of oral performance from storytelling to the printed page; includes oral performance of stories, speeches, prose, drama, and poetry.
Effective: Spring 2003

CAS 410W
Mother-Daughter Communication (3) Explores the mother-daughter relationship with an emphasis on understanding mother-daughter communication.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: CAS 202

CAS 426W
Communication Ethics (3) Ethical issues in public and private communication; role of communication in expressing and realizing individual and social values.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: CAS 100

CAS 450W
Group Communication Theory and Research (3) Selected theories of problem solving through group discussion emphasizing participation and leadership.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: CAS 100 or CAS 250

CAS 452W
Organizational Communication Theory and Research (3) Explores the nature and functions of communication in organizations; emphasis on writing and exploring concepts, tools, and skills for effective management of communication.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: CAS 202 or CAS 252

CC 403W
Studies in Public Relations (3) Capstone course for the major in Corporate Communication; focuses on case studies in public relations: problems and solutions.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing

CED 427W (S T S 427W)
Society and Natural Resource (3) Analysis of the relationships between societal development and enhancement and natural resources.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: R SOC 011 or SOC 001

CED 431W
Economic Analysis of Environmental and Resource Policies (3) Economic analysis of environmental and natural resource policies, benefit-cost analysis, non-market valuation techniques; resource damage assessment.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ECON 302

CH E 480M
Chemical Engineering Laboratory (Honors) (3) Data interpretation and analysis from student-operated experiments on pilot-plant equipment. Individual written and oral technical reports.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C CH E 320 CH E 330 CH E 350

CH E 480W
Chemical Engineering Laboratory (3) Data interpretation and correlation from student-operated experiments on pilot-plant equipment. Individual written and oral technical reports.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C CH E 320 CH E 330 CH E 350

CHEM 423W
Chemical Spectroscopy (4) Modern methods and instruments of spectroscopy and their applications to problems of chemical structure and analysis.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: CHEM 227 or CHEM 221 CHEM 450 or prerequisite or concurrent: CHEM 452

CHEM 427W (FRNSC 427W)
Forensic Chemistry (4) Analytical and instrumental methods used in the forensic sciences with special emphasis on the analysis and characterization of trace evidence.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 213 CHEM 227 and FRNSC 411 or CHEM 431W

CHEM 431W
Organic and Inorganic Preparations (4) Preparation, purification, and characterization of both organic and inorganic compounds by modern methods.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: CHEM 213

CHEM 459W
Advanced Experimental Physical Chemistry (4) Laboratory experiments and projects for students interested in advanced study in physical chemistry.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: CHEM 450 CHEM 457 Prerequisite or concurrent: CHEM 452

CHNS 120W (GH)
Introduction to Chinese Literature and Culture (3) An introduction to Chinese histories and societies through literature and visual culture. Readings drawn from both classical and modern traditions, covering the period from the 11th century B.C. to the contemporary era.
Effective: Summer 2013

CHNS 403W
Level Four Chinese A (4) Continuation of CHNS 402. Aims to improve students' proficiency in all four language skills, with a special emphasis on writing.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHNS 402

CMLIT 400Y (US;IL)
Senior Seminar in Literary Criticism and Theory (3) Discussions of theories of literature, of literary criticism, and particularly of the distinct methods of comparative study; individual projects.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing; 18 credits in literature

CMLIT 401Y (IL)
The Western Literary Heritage I (3) Major literary movements and authors in the literature of the Western world from the beginnings through the early Renaissance.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or history

CMLIT 402Y (US;IL)
The Western Literary Heritage II (3) Major literary movements and authors in the literature of the Western world from the late Renaissance to the present time.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or history

CMLIT 404Y (ASIA 404Y) (IL)
Topics in Studies of Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan, taught with focus on written analysis and interpretation.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or related field appropriate to this course

CMPEN 352W
Embedded Systems Design (3) Design/development of embedded systems for data acquisition, process control, and special-purpose computing systems; peripheral interfacing, serial/parallel communications and bus systems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CMPEN 351 or CMPEN 472 ; E E 210

CMPEN 482W
Computer Engineering Project Design (3) Computer engineering design project, project management, documentation, reporting, and group and individual communication skills.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310 ; E E 353 ; CMPSC 473 ; ENGL 202C

CMPSC 431W
Database Management Systems (3) Topics include: conceptual data modeling, relational data model, relational query languages, schema normalization, database/Internet applications, and database system issues.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CMPSC 221 ; ENGL 202C

CMPSC 483W
Software Design Methods (3) Applications of scientific knowledge and methods in the design and construction of computer software using engineering concepts.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 221 ; CMPSC 465 ; ENGL 202C

CMPSC 485W
Computer Science Senior Project II (3) Computer science capstone project with documentation emphasis.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 484

CMPSC 487W
Software Engineering and Design (3) Software development process, life cycle; requirements analysis, specification, design, prototyping, testing, project management, and documentation.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C CMPSC 221 CMPSC 462

COMM 230W
Writing for Media (3) The application of creativity to the practical concerns of narrative script and radio/television spot writing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 and ENGL 202

COMM 260W
News Writing and Reporting (3) News and news values; legal and ethical problems of reporting; writing and reporting news for the mass media.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; COMM 160 ; third-semester standing and typing proficiency

COMM 283W
Television Studio Production (3) Students will learn the technical aspects of multi-camera studio television production.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: COMM 282 or COMM 242

COMM 337W
Intermediate Documentary Production (3) Writing-intensive exploration of documentary video techniques and aesthetics through the completion of short exercises.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: COMM 242 and Film-Video major

COMM 342W
Idea Development and Media Writing (3) Introduction to various modalities of idea development and written expression for media production.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: COMM 242 and Film-Video Major

COMM 413W
The Mass Media and the Public (3) Social-level and political theories of the relationships between media and public; media influences on public opinion; social pressure on the media; political communications.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: select 3 credits from the following COMM 100 COMM 118 COMM 150 COMM 180 COMM 251 COMM 260W COMM 320 or COMM 370 and select 3 credits from the following: COMM 304 COMM 420

COMM 421W
Advertising Creative Strategies (3) Planning, designing, writing advertisements; introduction to graphics and production techniques and processes; layout and copywriting practice and critiques.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: COMM 320

COMM 460W
Reporting Methods (3) Techniques in reporting news and trends at the local, regional, and county levels. Emphasis on both deadline and interpretive reporting.
Effective: Fall 1990
Prerequisite: COMM 260W

COMM 464W
Editorial, Opinion and Commentary Writing (3) Introduces techniques of editorial, opinion and commentary writing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: COMM 260W

COMM 489W
Media and Information Industries (3) The structure, conduct and performance of firms and industries in the electronic media and information sectors.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: COMM 387 or equivalent

CRIM 250W (CRIMJ 250W)
Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3) Fundamental concepts of social science research including design, measurement, sampling, and interpretation of the study of crime, law, and justice.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CRIM 012

CRIMJ 240W
Field Research in the Criminal Justice (4) Field research and observational strategies appropriate to the identification, investigation, and analysis of research questions in criminal justice.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100

CRIMJ 250W (CRIM 250W)
Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3) Fundamental concepts of social science research including design, measurement, sampling, and interpretation of the study of crime, law, and justice.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 012

CRIMJ 424W
Drugs and Crime (3) Analysis of international narcotics trafficking in the twentieth century.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100

CRIMJ 441W
The Juvenile Justice System (3) Historical and contemporary view of the juvenile justice system. Focus on analyzing components of the system, their interactions, processing, and handling of youths.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or permission of program

CRIMJ 450W
Senior Seminar (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Capstone course exploring past, current and future developments in criminal justice.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 or CRIM 100 and sixth semester standing or permission of program.

CRIMJ 489W
Victimology: Predatory Crime (3) This course uses medical, social scientific and legal research to study the complexities of predatory crime.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 407

CSD 459W
Principles of Clinical Management in Communication Disorders (3) Survey of principles and practices for diagnosing, interviewing, counseling, treating, reporting, and programming in Communication Disorders.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: CSD 300 CSD 230 plus 3 additional credits in CSD at the 300-level

D S M 295W
Professional Staff Field Experience (4) Methods of, and practice in, the client-oriented dietetic systems.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: D S M 195 ; NUTR 251

E B F 304W
Global Management for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries (3) This class is designed to introduce students to modern management and organization strategies for resource businesses.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: E B F 200

E E 300W
Design Process (3) Introduction to the electrical engineering design process, project teaming and management, and technical communication.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: E E 200

E E 313W
Electronic Circuit Design II (4) Design/analysis of electronics circuits including: single/multistage transistor amplifiers, op amp circuits, feedback amplifiers, filters, A/D and D/A converters.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310

E E 403M
Senior Project Design (3) Project designs of electrical engineering systems, encompassing various subdisciplines within Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on technical communications skills.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: E E 330 ; E E 350 ; E E 316 ; and the completion of two Electrical Engineering technical electives

E E 403W
Senior Project Design (3) Project designs of electrical engineering systems, encompassing various subdisciplines within Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on technical communications skills.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 330 ; E E 350 ; E E 316 ; and the completion of two Electrical Engineering technical electives

E E 406W
Electrical Engineering Capstone Design (3) Project designs of analog and digital systems, interfacing, and relevant electronic circuits, with an emphasis on technical communications skills.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E E 405

E R M 413W
Case Studies in Ecosystem Management (3) Application of biological, physical, and social science principles to ecosystem management problems; introduction to environmental impact analysis and review.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W SOILS 101 . Prerequisite or concurrent: E R M 412

E SC 261M
Computational Methods in Engineering (3) Computational methods for solving engineering problems using C++ and MATLAB. Reports on root finding, systems of algebraid equations.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: or concurrent: MATH 141

E SC 414M
Elements of Material Engineering (3) Structure and imperfections in engineered materials; their influence on properties, behavior, and processing. Applications of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 E MCH 210H or E MCH 210 . Prerequisite or concurrent: E SC 312 or PHYS 237

ECON 400M
Honors Seminar in Economics (3-12) Readings, discussion, and oral and written reports on selected topics in economics.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: ECON 302 ECON 304 fifth-semester standing admission into Honors program

ECON 404W
Current Economic Issues (3) An analytical survey of significant problems of current economic policy and the application of economic analysis to important social issues.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: ECON 302 or ECON 304

ECON 406W
The Economics of Social Conflict (3) Economic theory of the resolution of social conflicts: social choice theory, voting, noncooperative games, voluntary trade, and allocation by force.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 and MATH 110 or MATH 140

ECON 407W
Political Economy (3) Applications of the tools of game theory to analyze topics in collective decision making.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402

ECON 408W
Intellectual Property (3) A comparative and cost-benefit analysis of intellectual property that examines patents, copyrights, government supported research, and prizes.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444

ECON 409W
Economics of Terrorism (3) Terrorism throughout history; economic causes, costs, sources, and consequences.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402

ECON 411W
Behavioral Economics (3) Topics in behavioral economics; selected games; evolutionary models of social behavior; culture and social behavior; herding; overconfidence.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444

ECON 413W
Economic Growth and the Challenge of World Poverty (3) Economic prosperity in historical perspective; recent successes (East Asia, China, India); ongoing challenges (the bottom billion; sub-Saharan Africa).
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 471

ECON 415W
The Economics of Global Climate Change (3) Evidence on climate change; economic models of the environment and market failure; cost-benefit analysis of policy options; carbon markets.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 428

ECON 417W
The Economics of Uncertainty (3) Uncertainty is examined in contracts, with an emphasis on limited liability. Asymmetric information and economic puzzles are also considered.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444

ECON 418W
A Comparative and Cost-Benefit Analysis of State Government Activities (3) This course examines federalism with a particular focus on the activities undertaken by the state of Pennsylvania.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 490

ECON 422W
Applying Monetary Theory to Monetary History (3) Monetary history is examined. Special attention is paid to commodity-based systems, private money, and government monopolies on currency.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 451

ECON 436W (US)
Economics of Discrimination (3) Analysis of the economic characteristics of women and minorities, with examination of race and sex discrimination and related government policies.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ECON 302 or ECON 315

ECON 437W
Multinationals and the Globalization of Production (3) This course will focus on trade, multinationals and offshoring, and explore their implications for the U.S. and developing countries.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 433

ECON 438W
Winners and Losers from Globalization (3) The economic effects of globalization on individuals, governments, nation- states and business.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 433 and ECON 490

ECON 445W (H P A 445W)
Health Economics (3) Economic analysis of U.S. health care system; planning, organization, and financing; current public policy issues and alternatives.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 302 ECON 315 or ECON 323

ECON 446W
Economics of Industry Evolution (3) Dynamics of industry evolution; empirical evidence and theoretical modeling of firm entry, growth, and exit; entrepreneurship; investment and strategic behavior.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 444 and ECON 490

ECON 447W
Economics of Sports (3) Examination of economic issues pertaining to professional and collegiate sports, including analysis of industrial organization, labor markets, and local economies.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: ECON 302 and ECON 490

ECON 448W
Economics of Auctions and Procurements (3) Theoretical and empirical analyses of auctions and procurements; different modeling environments; econometric analysis of auction and procurement data.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444 and ECON 490

ECON 449W
Economics of Collusion (3) Theoretical and empirical analysis of collusion among firms, case studies of cartel behavior, bidding behavior at auctions and procurements.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 302 or ECON 342 and ECON 490 or permission of instructor

ECON 452W
Financial Crises (3) Examination of causes and consequences of financial crises; asset pricing theory, market efficiency, speculative bubbles; policy considerations.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 451

ECON 455W
Economics of the Internet (3) Economics of the Internet; electronic commerce and network economics; pricing issues; intellectual property.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444

ECON 457W
Economics of Organizations (3) An advanced course in the economics of organizations. The focus is on coordination, incentives, contracts, and information in corporations.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 444

ECON 463W
Economic Demography (3) Microeconomics of demographic behavior; interrelationships between demographic and economic factors, in developing and industrialized economies; economic welfare and policy implications.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 412 or ECON 471 or 9 credits in demography

ECON 465W
Cross Sectional Econometrics (3) Discrete choice models, censored and truncated regression models, longitudinal models, applications.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 302 and ECON 490

ECON 466W
Panel Data Models (3) Random and fixed effects, endogeneity, balanced and unbalanced panels, censoring of spells, differences in differences, applications.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 302 and ECON 490

ECON 475W
Migration and Development (3) Human Capital Approach to Migration; Economics of Family Migration; Evidence: Micro and Macro Perspectives; Migration Policies.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 471 or ECON 412 ; ECON 490

ECON 476W
The Economics of Fertility in the Developing World (3) Demand for children, supply of children, and costs of fertility regulation; fertility transition; public policies to affect fertility.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 471 and ECON 490

ECON 479W
Economics of Matching (3) Economic application of matching to employment, marriage, organ markets, and medical residents.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 402 or ECON 412 or ECON 444

ECON 489M
Honors Thesis (1-6) No description.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: ECON 302 ECON 304 and admission into the departmental honors program

EDSGN 460W
Multidisciplinary Capstone Design Project (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Course provides multidisciplinary industry-sponsored and service-based senior design projects in conjunction with the Learning Factory.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BIO E CH E CMPEN E E I E or M E; BME 440 or E E 300W or I E 302 I E 305 I E 323 I E 327 I E 330 I E 405 or M E 340

EDUC 315W (US)
Social and Cultural Factors in Education (3) Critical examination of how different experiences linked to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation influence education.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: admission into Elementary Education Major or Secondary Teacher Certification Program

EDUC 470W
Higher-Order Thinking for Educators (3) Presentation of strategies, techniques, and principles of higher-order thinking which are grounded in relevant research and practice will be presented.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: admission into Elementary Education Major

EET 212W
Op Amp and Integrated Circuit Electronics (4) Analysis and design of amplifier, rectifier, filter, comparator, oscillator, and other practical circuits using op amps and integrated circuit devices.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: EET 114 ENGL 015 MATH 022 or MATH 040 or MATH 082

EET 213W
Fundamentals of Electrical Machines Using Writing Skills (5) AC and DC machinery principles and applications; introduction to magnetic circuits, transformers, and electrical machines including laboratory applications.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: EET 114 EET 118 ENGL 015

EET 420W
Electrical Design Project (3) Design, construction, and testing of a project either selected by the students with approval or assigned by the instructor.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: EET 312 EET 331 EET 419 ENGL 202C

EET 490W
Electrical/Computer Senior Design Project (3) Individual or group design projects in electrical and computer engineering technology.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: EET 480 . Prerequisite or concurrent: EET 450

EGEE 411W
Energy Science and Engineering Lab (3) A comprehensive introduction to classic and modern laboratory skills and experimentation of relevance to energy science and engineering practice.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: F SC 401 or EGEE 302 or permission of program

EGEE 464W
Energy Design Project (3) A team and capstone design project on an industrial energy-related problem.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in energy engineering or chemical engineering ENGL 202C

ELEDM 395W
Field Experience for Urban Teacher Preparation (2 per semester, maximum of 6) Structured opportunities for investigating and understanding the work of teachers within urban schools and communities.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: C I 295 EDPSY 014 EDTHP 115

EM SC 470W
Undergraduate Collaborative Research in Earth and Materials Sciences (1-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Interdisciplinary research seminar involving students in the process of discovery, writing, and debate on issues of broad interest to Earth and Materials Sciences.
Effective: Spring 2013

ENGL 001W (GH)
Understanding Literature (3) Studies the various critical ways of reading, understanding, and writing about fiction, poetry, and drama.
Effective: Spring 1999

ENGL 200W
Introduction to Critical Reading (3) Responses to a variety of literary texts written in English that evoke different approaches.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ENGL ENLSH or LIT

ENGL 211W
Introduction to Writing Studies (3) This course introduces students to the most salient issues and theories in writing studies. Students explore contemporary theories and issues about writing in order to understand writing as a skill and a complex object of study in various professional contexts.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; third semester standing

ENGL 221W
British Literature to 1798 (3) Introduction to literary history and analysis. Beowulf and writers such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Swift, Pope, and Fielding.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

ENGL 222W
British Literature from 1798 (3) Introduction to literary history and analysis. Writers such as Austen, Wordsworth, Keats, Browning, Dickens, the Brontes, Yeats, Joyce, and Woolf.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

ENGL 231W
American Literature to 1865 (3) Introduction to literary history and analysis. Writers such as Bradstreet, Franklin, Emerson, Hawthorne, Douglass, Thoreau, Fuller, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

ENGL 232W
American Literature from 1865 (3) Introduction to literary history and analysis. Writers such as Mark Twain, James, Cather, Frost, O'Neill, Faulkner, Hemingway, Hughes, and Morrison.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

ENGL 300M
Honors Course in English (3-12) Reading, group discussions, and oral and written reports on various specific authors and literary works.
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; approval of the departmental Honors Committee

ENGL 301M
Honors Seminar in English: Literature Before 1800 (3-12) Reading, group discussions, and oral and written reports on various specific authors and literary works.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; approval of the departmental Honors Committee

ENGL 302M
Honors Seminar in English: Literature After 1800 (3-12) Reading, group discussions, and oral and written reports on various specific authors and literary works.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; approval of the departmental Honors Committee

ENGL 303M
Honors Seminar in English: American Literature & Culture (3-12) Reading, group discussions, and oral and written reports on various specific authors and literary works.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; approval of the departmental Honors Committee

ENGL 304M
Honors Seminar in English: Creative Writing (3-12) Reading, group discussions, and oral and written reports on various specific authors and literary works.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; approval of the departmental Honors Committee

ENGL 401W
Creative Writing Theory (3) Theories of art and creativity which inform the making of literary works.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 200 ; ELISH 201 ELISH 209 ENGL 212 or ENGL 213

ENGL 482W
Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory (3) Contemporary literary and cultural theories and their implication for critical practice as applies to a variety of texts, e.g. literary, linguistic, visual, multimedia, and/or popular.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030H ; ENGL 200

ENGL 487W
Senior Seminar (3) Issues, themes, periods, critical theories, etc., that invite students to use prior English studies, limited to seniors majoring in English.
Effective: Summer 1997
Prerequisite: six credits of 400-level courses in English

ENGR 320Y (GS;US;IL)
Design for Global Society (3) An interdisciplinary study of the engineering design process and the influence of society and culture on design.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: ENGL 202

ENGR 490W
Senior Design I (1) Analysis of environmental impacts on a design, designing products for the global environment and discussion on engineering ethics and professionalism.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent: ENGR 350 E MCH 407 E MCH 461 or M E 461

ENGR 491W
Senior Design II (3) Capstone of research projects from conception to prototype through industry sponsored collaboration on common technical interests between faculty and student.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGR 490W

ENT 402W (VB SC 402W)
Biology of Animal Parasites (3) An introduction to animal parasitology. Emphasizes placed on host/parasite interactions, parasites of zoonotic importance, control programs and taxonomy.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 110

ENVE 301W
Environmental Microbiology (3) Fundamentals of microbial ecology and environmental microbiology with an emphasis on aspects of these fields important to environmental engineers.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CHEM 110 and CHEM 111

ENVE 413W
Operation and Control of Treatment Systems (3) Wastewater treatment, water treatment, solids handling, hazardous waste site control and operations, operator certification, report writing.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: ENVE 411

ENVSC 400W
Case Studies in Environmental Analysis and Problem-Solving (3) A writing-intensive environmental science course comprising review and analysis of field, lab, policy, and management aspects; investigative methods; and projects.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 402W ; CHEM 202 ; GEOSC 300/400 level; ENGL 202C ; any PL SC or ECON

ENVSE 404W
Surface and Interfacial Phenomena in Environmental Systems (3) Principles underlying surface and interfacial phenomena with application to mineral processing and environmental systems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: or concurrent: CHEM 110 MATH 141 PHYS 212 EME 301

ENVST 400W
Senior Seminar in Environmental Studies (3) Writing-intensive study of a specified topic in environmental studies integrating approaches and research from a variety of disciplines.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: ENVST 200

FD SC 409W
Laboratory in Food Microbiology (3) Methods of isolation, detection of spoilage, pathogenic microorganisms in foods; effects of processing and preservation on survival of food microorganisms.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: MICRB 202 . Prerequisite or concurrent: FD SC 408

FIN 305M
Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (Honors) (3) Development of advanced practices of financial management and their application to decision making in a business firm.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: B A 301 or FIN 301

FIN 305W
Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (3) Development of advanced practices of financial management and their application to decision making in a business firm.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: B A 301 or FIN 301

FIN 306W
Investment Valuation (3) Approaches to investment strategy, investment decisions; valuation of corporate securities, including the impact of dividend policy and capital structure.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: FIN 301

FOR 450W
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (3) Addresses human needs and desires, from individuals to nations, for social, ecological, and economic benefits derived from natural resource decisions.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 6 credits of social and behavioral sciences

FOR 466W
Forest Management and Planning (3) Rationale, process, and tools for forest management decision-making and planning. Developing and communicating forest plans for forested properties.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: FOR 255 FOR 421 and FOR 440

FOR 488Y (IL)
Global Forest Conservation (3) Ecological, economic, technological, and political aspects of forested ecosystems in a global context, emphasizing tropical and developing countries.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in natural sciences and 3 credits in social and behavioral sciences

FR 402Y (IL)
Advanced Grammar and Writing (3) Advanced study of the structure of the French language. Intensive essay writing.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 201 FR 202

FR 426Y (IL)
French Literature of the Renaissance (3) Survey of key texts from sixteenth century France, with attention to historical and philosophical currents of French social thought.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 or FR 352

FR 436Y (IL)
Readings in Seventeenth-Century French Literature (3) Baroque and classicism: reappraisal of major and lesser-known 17th-century texts and theories.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 or FR 352

FR 445Y (IL)
Self and Society in Eighteenth-Century France (3) The changing relationship of the individual to society in pre-Revolutionary France will be explored in texts by major writers.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 . Prerequisite or concurrent: FR 352

FR 452Y (IL)
Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3) Selected readings in romanticism, realism, and symbolism, including Balzac, Stendhal, Sand, Baudelaire, and others, with emphasis on cultural issues.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 or FR 352

FR 453Y (IL)
La Belle Epoque: Politics, Society, and Culture in France, 1880-1914 (3) Interdisciplinary perspectives on the politics, society, and culture of France, 1880-1914.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: FR 351 or FR 352

FRNSC 415W
Laboratory in Crime Scene Investigation (2) Laboratory course covering crime scene investigation with emphasis on scientific philosophy, concepts, procedures, problem solving, and hands-on activities.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: FRNSC 410

FRNSC 421W
Forensic Molecular Biology (4) Concepts and application of serology of molecular biology techniques to analyze biological evidence collected at crime scenes.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: B M B 442 B M B 400 B M B 401 and FRNSC 413 prerequisite or concurrent FRNSC 400

FRNSC 427W (CHEM 427W)
Forensic Chemistry (4) Analytical and instrumental methods used in the forensic sciences with special emphasis on the analysis and characterization of trace evidence.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 213 CHEM 227 and FRNSC 411 or CHEM 431W

FRNSC 485W
Coalescence of Forensic Science Concepts. (4) Advanced concepts in criminalistics as they apply to criminal and civil investigations.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: FRNSC 411 FRNSC 413 FRNSC 415W

GD 202W
The History of Graphic Design (3) A survey of graphic design, especially emphasizing influential movements, innovative designers and technological advances relevant to contemporary visual communication.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: GD 001S GD 100 GD 101

GD 403W
Graphic Design Seminar (3) A seminar on subjects which relate to the field of graphic design.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: GD 302

GEOG 310W
Introduction to Global Climatic Systems (3) Introduction to global atmospheric circulation, including tropical, midlatitude and polar subsystems; ocean, land, cryospheric and urban climatic systems and interactions.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: GEOG 010 or METEO 003

GEOG 411W
Forest Geography (3) This course studies processes that control spatial and temporal change in forests.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: GEOG 010 GEOG 111 ; or BIOL 220W

GEOG 412W
Climatic Change and Variability (3) Theories and observations of past, present, and future climatic change and variability; introduction to techniques used in climatic change research.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: GEOG 110 or METEO 003

GEOG 420Y (US;IL)
Comparative Urbanism (3) This course investigates selected urban issues through the lens of comparative urbanism.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: GEOG 120 GEOG 160

GEOG 423Y (US)
Historical Geography of North America (3) Exploration, settlement, and changing patterns of human occupance from the seventeenth century to the 1930s.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: GEOG 122 3 additional credits in geography or 6 credits American history

GEOG 426Y (WMNST 426Y) (US;IL)
Gender Geographies (3) Description and explanation of the links between gender relations and spatial structures.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: GEOG 020 or GEOG 126 or GEOG 120 or WMNST 100

GEOG 428Y (US;IL)
Political Geography (3) Geographical foundations of political phemomena; significant geographic factors in growth and development of states, boundary problems, population distribution, colonies, and internal and international regional problems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits human geography (GEOG 020 or 120 or 122 or 123 or 124 or 126 or 128)

GEOG 438W
Human Dimensions of Global Warming (3) Human dimensions of climate change: human causes, human consequences, and policy implications of global warming.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EARTH 002 GEOG 010 or METEO 003 ; GEOG 030

GEOG 461W
Dynamic Cartographic Representation (3) Theory and practice of mapping and geo-representation in a dynamic media context. Applications in science, policy, travel, and education.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: GEOG 361 or GEOG 362 or GEOG 363

GEOSC 402Y (IL)
Natural Disasters (3) Case studies of the causes and consequences of natural disasters; analysis of disaster impact in different economic, cultural, and social conditions.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: fourth-semester standing

GEOSC 409W
Geomicrobiology (3) Investigation of modern and ancient microbial interactions with soils, sediments, the atmosphere, minerals, rocks, nutrients, and pollutants.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: CHEM 112 ; GEOSC 001 GEOSC 020 GEOSC 040 EARTH 002 BIOL 110 or MICRB 201

GEOSC 413W
Techniques in Environmental Geochemistry (3) This course teaches techniques needed for the collection, chemical analysis, and data analysis of environmental geochemical measurements. This course has one or more required field trips for which a fee is charged to the student.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: one of the following: C E 475 CHEM 402 GEOSC 202 GEOSC 412 SOILS 419

GEOSC 470W
Introduction to Field Geology (3) Field interpretation of geologic features; principles and techniques of geologic mapping; interpretation of geologic maps and diagrams. This course has one or more required field trips for which a fee is charged to the student.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: GEOSC 001 ; fifth-semester standing

GEOSC 494M
Senior Thesis (1-4) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing

GEOSC 494W
Senior Thesis (1-4) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing

GER 208Y (IL)
Business German (4) Intermediate Business German.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: GER 003 or GER 008

GER 302W
Intermediate Composition and Grammar (3) Continuation of oral and written practice in German with extensive work in composition.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: GER 201 or GER 208

GER 308Y (IL)
German Business Communication (3) Development of German commerce and industry; extensive practice in the major forms of business communications such as business correspondence.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: GER 301 or GER 302W

GER 401Y (IL)
Advanced Composition (3) Intensive practice in writing different text types in German.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: GER 301 and GER 302W

H P A 301W
Health Services Policy Issues (3) Analysis of major issues in health services delivery in hospitals, medical practice, public health, mental health, and health professional education.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 H P A 101 PL SC 001

H P A 445W (ECON 445W)
Health Economics (3) Economic analysis of U.S. health care system; planning, organization, and financing; current public policy issues and alternatives.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ECON 302 ECON 315 or ECON 323

HD FS 287W (GS;US)
Intercultural Community-Building (3) An experiential introduction to negotiating differences in small groups, families, institutions, and communities.
Effective: Summer 2005

HD FS 287X (GS;US)
Intercultural Community-Building (3) An experiential introduction to negotiating differences in small groups, families, institutions, and communities.
Effective: Summer 2005

HD FS 287Y (GS;US)
Intercultural Community-Building (3) An experiential introduction to negotiating differences in small groups, families, institutions, and communities.
Effective: Summer 2005

HD FS 310M
Seminar in Honors--Research Methods (4) Overview of research and methods issues tailored around development of honors thesis proposals.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: permission of Human Development and Family Studies honors adviser

HD FS 312W
Empirical Inquiry in Human Development (3) Introduction to the skills involved in critical thinking in general and the methods of empirical inquiry in particular. Open to HD FS majors only.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better required in EDPSY 101 or STAT 200

HD FS 315Y (US)
Family Development (3) Family functions over the life course; family from a multidisciplinary perspective, emphasizing adaptation and change.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: HD FS 129 ; 3 credits of social behavioral or human biological sciences

HIST 020Y (GH;US)
American Civilization to 1877 (3) An historical survey of the American experience from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 021Y (GH;US)
American Civilization Since 1877 (3) An historical survey of the American experience from the emergence of urban-industrial society in the late nineteenth century to the present.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 153Y (GH;US)
The Indian in North America (3) A survey of the American Indian from prehistory to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 301W
Scope and Methods of History (3) A course designed to introduce students to the analysis, methods, and practices of historical writing and research.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 3 credits in history

HIST 302M
American Indian History (3) Thematic or topical investigation; emphasis on historical criticism and analysis.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing

HIST 302M
Undergraduate Seminar (3) Thematic or topical investigation; emphasis on historical criticism and analysis.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Spring 2015Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing

HIST 302W
Undergraduate Seminar (3) Thematic or topical investigation; emphasis on historical criticism and analysis.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing

HIST 320W
Contemporary World History and Issues (3) Aspects of global history in 20th and 21st centuries and study of selected trends and controversies.
Effective: Spring 2008

HIST 405Y (IL)
The Roman Empire (3) The political and social history of the Roman empire; economic institutions and religious groups which influenced Roman administration.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001 HIST 101 or 3 credits in classical studies

HIST 406W
Research in Medieval Sources (3) Guided research in the literature of medieval Europe.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 001

HIST 409Y (J ST 409Y, RL ST 407Y) (IL)
European Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Present (3) Surveys the history of anti-Semitism in Europe from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 418W (IL)
The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (3) Developments of revolutionary France and the First French Empire and their impact on Europe from 1789 to the Vienna settlement.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 002

HIST 444W (US)
The United States in Civil War and Reconstruction--1850-1877 (3) Causes of the Civil War; conduct of the war, North and South; impact of the war; problems of reconstruction.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 130 or HIST 020

HIST 456Y (US)
The Social History of American Vernacular Building, 1607-1980 (3) Social, historical, and cultural context of American building including settlements, housing, workplaces, stores, recreational facilities; changes over time.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in American history

HIST 458Y (LER 458Y) (US)
History of Work in America (3) A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 021 HIST 156 or LER 100

HIST 459Y (US)
Social and Cultural History of the United States Since 1783 (3) Role of immigration, social reform movements, religion, education, science, literature, and the arts in American history.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 471Y (RL ST 471Y) (IL)
Classical Islamic Civilization, 600-1258 (3) Pre-Islamic Arabia; Muhammad; Arab conquests; Islamic beliefs and institutions; literary, artistic, and scientific achievements; relations with Europe; breakdown of unity.
Effective: Fall 2006

HIST 475Y (IL)
The Making and Emergence of Modern India (3) India's transition to social, economic, and political modernity through the experience of British colonial rule and the nationalist struggle.
Effective: Spring 2006 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 010 HIST 011 HIST 172 HIST 175 HIST 176 HIST 181 or HIST 191

HIST 475Y (ASIA 475Y) (IL)
The Making and Emergence of Modern India (3) India's transition to social, economic, and political modernity through the experience of British colonial rule and the nationalist struggle.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 010 HIST 011 HIST 172 HIST 175 HIST 176 HIST 181 or HIST 191

HIST 484Y (ASIA 484Y) (IL)
History of Chinese Thought (3) A study of the dynamic historical development of Chinese thought with its diverse expressions from antiquity to the present.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 174 or HIST 175

HIST 485Y (ASIA 485Y) (IL)
China's Last Empire: The Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 (3) China from 1644 founding of Qing dynasty to 1911 fall; Chinese society and institutions, imperialism and China's internal diversity.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H (Honors in East Asian history)

HM 395W
Practicum Analysis (3) Written analysis comparing and contrasting conceptual issues in the hospitality industry.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HM 201 1000 hours of adviser-approved professional hospitality experience

HM 490W
Strategic Hospitality Management (3) This capstone writing-intensive class integrates content from throughout the previous curriculum, focusing on strategic application to current industry issues.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better for HM 365 HM 435 HM 442

HONOR 494M
Interdisciplinary Writing and Thesis Formulation (2) Seminar to help students with interdisciplinary analysis, writing, and formulation of honors projects and proposals.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: admission to an honors program belonging to the Penn State Honors Consortium

HORT 402W
Plant Nutrition (3) Mineral nutrition of higher plants, including nutrient acquisition, transport, metabolism, and practical implications.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 315 or BIOL 441 SOILS 101

HORT 410W
Issues in Landscape Contracting (3) This will be a survey of business management, regulatory, and environmental issues facing the landscape contracting profession. Laboratory.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 408

HORT 412W
Post-Harvest Physiology (3) Harvesting, handling, storage, and transportation of horticultural crops; primary emphasis on physiological response to pre- and post-harvest environmental factors.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 6 credits in horticulture or other plant sciences

HRIM 295W
Analysis of Field Experience I (3) Capstone class integrating content from throughout the previous curriculum, including directed written analysis of the 500-hour hospitality working experience.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HM 201 HM 204 HM 250 HM 335 and HM 380

I E 480W
Capstone Design Project (3) Industry-based senior capstone design project emphasizing manufacturing systems, service systems, and information systems in an interdisciplinary setting.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: I E 302 I E 327 I E 323 I E 305 I E 330 I E 405

I HUM 300W
Interpretations in the Humanities (3) A study of selected themes, topics, or periods that introduces students to interdisciplinary approaches to knowledge, interpretation, and creative expression.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 ENGL 202 and at least 30 credits

INART 100W (GA)
Seminar in Integrative Arts (3) A study of various arts with emphasis on comparison, contrast, and other aspects of interrelation. Topics will change each semester.
Effective: Summer 2012

IST 260W
Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design (3) Introduction to systems analysis and design, stressing the process of requirements acquisition, specification, design, and implementation.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: IST 110 IST 210 IST 220 and ENGL 015

IST 440W
Information Sciences and Technology Integration and Problem Solving (3) Problem-based approach to technology integration by focusing on real-life problems faced by an organization.
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C or ENGL 202D seventh-semester standing (this course is intended for seniors) and the five common course requirements plus at least three of the required courses in an option

IT 330W
Greatest Books of Italian Literature (3) A survey of the greatest books of Italian literature (prose, poetry, drama). Time period varies each semester. In Italian.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: IT 003 IT 020 or permission of program

J ST 409Y (HIST 409Y, RL ST 407Y) (IL)
European Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Present (3) Surveys the history of anti-Semitism in Europe from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005

JAPNS 120W (GH;IL)
Japanese Literature in its Cultural Context (3) Japanese Literature in its Cultural Context: Japanese literature and Culture from Classical through contemporary times; writing intensive.
Effective: Summer 2013

JAPNS 403Y (IL)
Level Four Japanese A (4) Continuation of JAPNS 402. Aims to improve students' proficiency in all four language skills, with a special emphasis on writing.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: JAPNS 402

KINES 425W
Physical Activity in Diverse Populations (3) An examination of the social, cultural, political, and environmental influences on health and physical activity promotion among diverse populations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 321

KINES 438W
Administration and Issues in Athletic Training (3) Theoretical and practical aspects for management of an Athletic Training professional practice and identifying contemporary issues related to the profession.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 436

KINES 439W
Ethics in Sport and Sport Management (3) Analysis of moral dilemmas in sport and sport management utilizing the tools of ethics.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 345 or 3 credits in humanities

KINES 447W
Representing Sport in Popular Film (3) Critical, contextual, and theoretical analyses of sport films focusing on popular narratives of social inequalities.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 141 KINES 345

KINES 461W
Preparation for Research Project (2) Planning and preparation for research project.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 180 KINES 260 STAT 200 KINES 321 KINES 345 KINES 350 KINES 360 KINES 384

KINES 462W
Research Project (2) Completion of research topic.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 461W

KINES 469W
Curriculum Development in Health and Physical Education (3) The content and process of K-12 school health and physical education curriculum development for public school students.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 362 KINES 364 KINES 366

KINES 481W
Scientific Basis of Exercise for Older Adults (3) Study of age-associated physical changes and the effects of exercise on the aging process.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 350

KINES 492W
Programming for Business and Agencies (3) Fundamentals of program development applied to corporate and private physical fitness businesses.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 395B

L A 201W
Experiential Learning Portfolio (3) Students will learn how to assemble a portfolio that reflects their progress, knowledge, and insight into college-level study.
Effective: Summer 2014

LARCH 361W
Historic Issues in Landscape Architecture (3) A review of design history (precedent studies), an introduction to historic method, history as an informant to design, reading the historic landscape, and issues of preservation and restoration. Landscape Architecture majors only.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: LARCH 311

LATIN 450W
History of Latin (3) History of the Latin language and its speakers, from their origins to the 2nd century C.E.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: LING 102 ; LATIN 401 LATIN 402 or LATIN 403

LER 414W
Labor and Employment Relations Theory (3) Content and implications of major and minor theories of Labor and Employment Relations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 6 credits in Labor and Employment Relations

LER 445Y (AF AM 445Y, PL SC 445Y) (US)
Politics of Affirmative Action (3) Examines history, politics, and economics of the use of special programs to advance racial interests in the U.S.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: AAA S 100 level course and PL SC 001 or PL SC 007

LER 458Y (HIST 458Y) (US)
History of Work in America (3) A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 021 HIST 156 or LER 100

LL ED 412W
Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools II (3) Exploration of language, literacy, and culture and development of curricular designs for teaching language arts in secondary schools.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 411 or LL ED 400

M E 345W
Instrumentation, Measurements, and Statistics (4) Measurement concepts, probability and statistics, error analysis; electro- mechanical transducers, applied electrical and mechanical measurements, electrical and electronics instruments, data acquisition and instrumentation systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent: E E 212 or E E 211 or equivalent

M E 440W
Mechanical Systems Design Project (3) Design and analysis of mechanical components and systems. Application of fundamental design and analysis methods to open ended engineering problems.
Effective: Fall 2007 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C I E 312 M E 360 M E 370 M E 340

M E 440W
Mechanical Systems Design Project (3) Design and analysis of mechanical components and systems. Application of fundamental design and analysis methods to open ended engineering problems.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: M E 340 ; M E 360 ; M E 370

M E 441W
Thermal Systems Design Project (3) Design of thermal systems through component design and/or selection, system simulation and optimization. Assessment of system economics and energy efficiency.
Effective: Fall 2007 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C M E 340 M E 410

M E 441W
Thermal Systems Design Project (3) Design of thermal systems through component design and/or selection, system simulation and optimization. Assessment of system economics and energy efficiency.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: M E 340 ; M E 410

M E 442W
Advanced Vehicle Design I (2) Part one of a two course sequence; applications of design and analysis methods to open-ended advanced transportation vehicles. Two semester course; satisfies Senior Design or ME Technical Elective requirements (when combined with M E 443W).
Effective: Summer 2010 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C I E 312 M E 340 M E 360 M E 370

M E 442W
Advanced Vehicle Design I (2) Part one of a two course sequence; applications of design and analysis methods to open-ended advanced transportation vehicles. Two semester course; satisfies Senior Design or ME Technical Elective requirements (when combined with M E 443W).
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: M E 340C ; M E 360 ; M E 370

M E 443W
Advanced Vehicle Design II (1) Part two of a two course sequence; applications of design and analysis methods to open-ended advanced transportation vehicles. Two semester course; satisfies Senior Design or ME Technical Elective requirements (when combined with M E 442W).
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: M E 442W

MAE T 204W
Structure Characterization Laboratory (3) A hands-on experience course with emphasis on equipment and lab techniques used for microstructural evaluation of metals.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: MAE T 201 CHEM 111 PHYS 150

MATH 311M
Honors Concepts of Discrete Mathematics (3) Basic methods of mathematical thinking and fundamental mathematical structures, primarily in the context of numbers, groups, and symmetries.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MATH 141

MATH 311W
Concepts of Discrete Mathematics (3-4) Introduction to mathematical proofs; elementary number theory and group theory. Students who have passed CMPSC 360 may not schedule this course for credit.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MATH 141

MATH 475W (US;IL)
History of Mathematics (3) A global survey of the history of mathematics as viewed as a human response to cultural, political, economic, and societal pressures.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: MATH 315 or MATH 311W

MATSE 484W (IL)
International Internship in Materials: Research Definition and Methodology (3) A course focused on international research, specific design and methodology, facilitated through the International Internship in Materials and Program.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: Sixth-semester standing in Materials Science and Engineering; MATSE 201 MATSE 460 MATSE 492W satisfactory completion of cultural class from Office of Education Abroad

MATSE 485W (IL)
International Internship in Materials: Experimentation and Documentation (3) A course focused on international research, specifically experimentation and documentation, facilitated through the International Internship in Materials Program.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: Seventh-semester standing in Materials Science and Engineering; MATSE 484W ; satisfactory completion of cultural class from Office of Education Abroad

MATSE 492W
Materials Engineering Methodology and Design (3) Designed to familiarize students with the literature and technology developments in the use of, and design with, materials in industrial applications.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MATSE 201 MATSE 202 MATSE 436 sixth semester standing in Materials Science and Engineering

MATSE 493W
Materials Science and Engineering Multidisciplinary Capstone Design Project (3) This course focuses on multidisciplinary industry-sponsored and community service-based design projects offered in conjunction with the College of Engineering's Learning Factory.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: MATSE 492W

MATSE 494M
Research and Design Senior Project (1-3) Continuation of a research problem in materials culminating in a bound thesis describing the work.
Effective: Fall 2007

MATSE 494W
Research and Design Senior Project (1-3) Continuation of a research problem in materials culminating in a bound thesis describing the work.
Effective: Spring 2006

MET 210W
Machine Design (3) Design machine elements including bearings, springs, levers, shafts, gears, belts, and small mechanical devices; writing skills and computer applications.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MET 206 or E MCH 212 or PHYS 150 or PHYS 250 or PHYS 211 ; MCH T 213 or E MCH 213 or ET 322 or EMET 322

MET 331W
Heat Transfer (4) Introduction for technologists to the basic concepts and applications of heat transfer. Includes a thermodynamics and heat transfer laboratory.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: M E 300 or MET 330 . Prerequisite or concurrent: MET 341

METEO 418W
Topics in Mesoscale Meteorology (3) Topics in mesoscale meteorology will be investigated in an independent study environment through computer-based modules, papers, and semester project.
Effective: Fall 1995
Prerequisite: METEO 414

METEO 440W
Principles of Atmospheric Measurements (3) Theory and practices used in measurement and analysis of meteorological variables.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: METEO 300 METEO 431 STAT 301 or STAT 401 or E B F 472

METEO 471W
Observing Meteorological Phenomena (3) Teaching the observational and interpretative skills needed to read the sky.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: METEO 421 . Prerequisite or concurrent: METEO 436

METEO 480M
Undergraduate Research (3) A research thesis will be prepared. A written and oral presentation required.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: junior or senior standing as a Meteorology Major

METEO 480W
Undergraduate Research (3) A research thesis will be prepared. A written and oral presentation required.
Effective: Summer 1991
Prerequisite: junior or senior standing as a Meteorology Major

MGMT 100W
Survey of Management (3) Introduction to organizational factors relevant to management processes, including leadership, motivation, job design, technology, organizational design and environments, systems, change. May not be used to satisfy Penn State Business baccalaureate degree requirements. Not available to students who have taken B A 304 or MGMT 301.
Effective: Summer 1993

MGMT 301W
Basic Management Concepts (3) Examination of fundamental principles and processes applicable to the study of management. Not availabe to students who have taken B A 304.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; ECON 102 or ECON 104 ; MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination

MGMT 451W
Business, Ethics, and Society (3) Advanced examination of social, ethical, legal, economic, equity, environmental, public policy, and political influences on managerial decisions and strategies.
Effective: Spring 2004 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: B A 241 and B A 242 or B A 243

MGMT 451W
Business, Ethics, and Society (3) Advanced examination of social, ethical, legal, economic, equity, environmental, public policy, and political influences on managerial decisions and strategies.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: B A 241 and B A 242 or B A 243 or B A 342

MGMT 471W
Strategic Management and Business Policy (3) Study of strategic management and business policy formulation and implementation processes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301 MKTG 301 FIN 301 SCM 301

MGMT 475W
Strategic Product Development (3) Study of an organization, industry, and evaluation of the introduction to a new product. Preparation of proposal for industry product.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing; MGMT 300 ; FIN 301 ; SCM 310 ; MKTG 301 ; M E 300 or MET 330 ; MCH T 213 or E MCH 213 ; EET 101 or E E 211

MICRB 151W
Clinical Microbiology and Body Fluid Analysis for Medical Laboratory Technicians (5) Properties of normal and abnormal microbial flora and procedures for their identification. Analysis of urine and other body fluids.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 CHEM 202 MICRB 150 MICRB 201 MICRB 202

MICRB 421W
Laboratory of General and Applied Microbiology (3) Laboratory exercises demonstrating fundamental techniques and principles of experimentation of general and applied microbiology.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: MICRB 201 MICRB 202

MIS 479W
Management of Operations Information/ERP (3) Management and implementation of enterprise information systems for business integration and supply chain management.
Effective: Spring 2008 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MIS 390 or MIS 431

MIS 479W
Enterprise Information Systems (3) Management and implementation of enterprise information systems for business integration and supply chain management.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MIS 434

MKTG 221W
Contemporary American Marketing (3) Social and economic aspects; movement of goods and services from producers to consumers; analysis of marketing functions, systems, and institutions. May not be used to satisfy Penn State Business baccalaureate degree requirements. Not available to students who have taken B A 303 or MKTG 301.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: 3 credits in economics

MKTG 301W
Principles of Marketing (3) Focuses on customer behavior, product, channels of distribution, promotion, and pricing with emphasis on a culturally diverse environment. Not available to students who have taken BA 303.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; ECON 102 or ECON 104 ; MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination

MKTG 450W
Marketing Strategy (3) Market-oriented problems of the firm; identification and selection of market opportunities; formulation of competitive strategies; marketing policies and programs.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MKTG 330 MKTG 342

MNG 451W
Mining Engineering Project (1-5) Independent and integrative design and report of specific mine evaluation, layout, equipment selection, environmental control, permitting, and financial analysis.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in mining engineering plus six months of mining work experience

MNG T 205W
Mining Systems Technology (3) Comparison of mining methods with focus on preventative maintenance, coal transport, and estimating production and manpower needs.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 030

MTHED 412W
Teaching Secondary Mathematics II (3) Assessing learning and instruction; methods of evaluation and grading; long- term planning; accommodating needs of diverse learners; connecting theory and practice.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in MTHED 411

MUSIC 441W
Emphasis in Elementary General and Choral Music (3) Selection and application of materials, methods, teaching and assessment strategies for elementary general and choral music settings.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MUSIC 345 MUSIC 395B

MUSIC 442W
Emphasis in Secondary General Music (3) Emphasis in teaching in secondary general music settings.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: Limited to Music Education Majors. MUSIC 345 MUSIC 395B

MUSIC 444W
Emphasis in Elementary and Intermediate Band (3) Examination and application of teaching strategies and materials for students planning to teach band in the elementary and middle schools.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MUSIC 345 MUSIC 395A MUSIC 366 piano proficiency passes

MUSIC 445W
Emphasis in High School Band (3) Examination and application of teaching strategies and materials for students planning to teach high school bands.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MUSIC 345 MUSIC 395B

MUSIC 446W
Emphasis in Strings and Orchestra (3) Development of teaching techniques for instructing elementary and secondary string/orchestra student musicians for music education majors.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MUSIC 345 MUSIC 395B

MUSIC 461W
Studies in Music History: Antiquity to 1600 (3 per semester/maximum of 6) In-depth study of selected aspects of music and culture from antiquity to 1600, with emphasis on writing and research.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MUSIC 261 MUSIC 331

MUSIC 462W
Studies in Music History: 1550-1750 (3 per semester/maximum of 6) In-depth study of selected aspects of music and culture from 1550-1750, with emphasis on writing and research.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MUSIC 261 MUSIC 331

MUSIC 463W
Studies in Music History: 1700-1900 (3 per semester/maximum of 6) In-depth study of selected aspects of music and culture from 1700-1900, with emphasis on writing and research.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MUSIC 262 MUSIC 331

MUSIC 464W
Studies in Music History: 1850-Present (3 per semester/maximum of 6) In-depth study of selected aspects of music and culture from 1850 to the present, with emphasis on writing and research.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MUSIC 262 MUSIC 332

MUSIC 476W
B.A. Senior Project (3) A semester project appropriate to student's option in B.A. program (e.g., research paper, performance with program notes, or related paper).
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing

NMT 210W
Introduction to Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (3) This course provides an overview of basic Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology for Engineering and Technology students. The course will give the student an overview of atomic physics and the use of atoms to build devices and machines.
Effective: Fall 2003
Prerequisite: E E T 101

NUC E 310W
Issues in Nuclear Engineering (2) Societal and technical issues facing nuclear engineers, including safety, operations, waste, regulation, public acceptance, economics, ethics, and radiation.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing

NUC E 431W
Nuclear Reactor Core Design Synthesis (4) Technical and economic optimization of nuclear systems.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C ; NUC E 403 NUC E 430

NURS 200M
Understanding and Applying Nursing Research (3) Introduction to methods and philosophy of empirical inquiry as applied to research in nursing and application to practice.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: STAT 200 or STAT 250 NURS 225 ; or STAT 250 and NURS 390 for NURN major

NURS 200W
Understanding and Applying Nursing Research (3) Introduction to methods and philosophy of empirical inquiry as applied to research in nursing and application to practice.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: STAT 200 or STAT 250 NURS 225 ; or STAT 250 and NURS 390 for NURN major

NURS 214W
Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric/Mental Health Disorders (3) Emphasis on care of adults with emotional or dysfunctional mental health patterns.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: NURS 211 NURS 212 PSYCH 100

NUTR 490W
Nutrition Seminar (3) Use of selected materials from the scientific literature to prepare a term paper and an oral report.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: or concurrent: NUTR 452

O T 105W
Group Process Across The Lifespan (3) Group dynamics and interactions analyzed across the lifespan and practice settings. Interventions designed and facilitated by students.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: O T 103

O T 412W
Introduction to Research (3) Introduction to quantitative and qualitative research process relative to occupational therapy.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: STAT 200 or STAT 250

P N G 440W
Formation Evaluation (3) Study of those methods used to evaluate the engineering properties of oil and gas bearing reservoir formations.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: P N G 405 P N G 406

P T 270W
Pathophysiology (3) Introduction to the study of disease and those conditions most often treated by physical therapy methods; basic signs, symptoms, and causes of disease and conditions will be covered.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in BIOL 141 BIOL 142 P T 100 P T 384

P T 280W
Rehabilitation (4) Examination of techniques and laboratory experiences in rehabilitation techniques for the physically challenged.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in BIOL 141 BIOL 142 P T 150 P T 160 P T 270 P T 384 P T 395E

P T 395W
Physical Therapist Assistant--Practicum I (4) The practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.
Effective: Fall 2004 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in BIOL 141 BIOL 142 P T 384

PHIL 103W (GH)
Introduction to Ethics (3) Ethical theory about virtue, duty, autonomy, and life quality applied to moral problems, including character, violence, oppression, abortion, and suicide.
Effective: Fall 1998
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

PHIL 108W (GH)
Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy (3) Critical introduction to political authority, rights, justice, community, inequality, power, pluralism, and other contemporary, social, and political issues.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

PHIL 125W (GH)
Introduction to Theories of Knowledge (3) Historical and contemporary views on the foundations and conditions of knowledge, belief, justification, and truth, conception, perception, and interpretation.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

PHIL 126W (GH)
Introduction to Metaphysics (3) Explores the nature of being and reality, the problem of free will and the mind/body problem, identity, and causality.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

PHIL 408W
Social and Political Philosophy (3) Historical and philosophical foundations of political organization, authority, and justice, and contemporary issues of rights, community, and culture.
Effective: Fall 1998
Prerequisite: 9 credits in philosophy including PHIL 108 or 6 credits at the 200 level

PHIL 418W
Ethics (3) Examines ethical theories, justice, rights, community, and human values revolving around such issues as preservation, conservation, pollution, sustainability, and population.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: 9 credits of philosophy including PHIL 103 or 6 credits of philosophy at the 200 level

PHIL 425W
Epistemology (3) The nature of cognition and perception, the conditions of experience, and the justification and truth of belief.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: 9 credits of philosophy including PHIL 125 or 6 credits of philosophy at the 200 level; in addition to ENGL 015 or ENGL 030

PHIL 426W
Metaphysics (3) Examines the nature of reality, the existence of freedom, and the nature of matter, mind, and values.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: 9 credits in philosophy including PHIL 126 or 6 credits of philosophy at the 200 level

PHYS 421W
Research Methods in Physics (3) Methodology focusing on the theory of measurement and experiment design.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PHYS 237

PHYS 457W
Experimental Physics (3) Selected experiments in various fields in physics.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PHYS 212 PHYS 213 PHYS 214 and PHYS 237

PL ET 206W
Plastic Materials and Properties (3) Coverage of the most common commercial plastics including their additives, fillers, and fibers; includes common physical tests used to determine material characteristics; writing intensive.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: PL ET 205

PL SC 017W (GS)
Introduction to Political Theory (3) Introduction to basic issues in political theory through analysis of selected major political thinkers.
Effective: Spring 2001

PL SC 411W
Principles of International Cooperation (3) An exploration of the forces that make conflict, or cooperation, more likely in international relations.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: PL SC 014

PL SC 418W
International Relations Theory (3) A survey of traditional and contemporary conceptual frameworks and theoretical approaches for the analysis of international relations.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: PL SC 014

PL SC 430W
Selected Works in the History of Political Theory (3) Detailed examination and analysis of a selected major work, thinker, or tradition in the history of political theory.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: PL SC 017 or PL SC 007

PL SC 435W
Foundations of American Political Theory (3) Political theories of the revolutionary and constitutional periods presented through works of selected political thinkers and political issues.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: PL SC 001 PL SC 017 or PL SC 007

PL SC 445Y (AF AM 445Y, LER 445Y) (US)
Politics of Affirmative Action (3) Examines history, politics, and economics of the use of special programs to advance racial interests in the U.S.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: AAA S 100 level course and PL SC 001 or PL SC 007

PL SC 470W
Legal Brief Writing (3) Writing of legal briefs as practiced in American courts.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: PL SC 001

PL SC 480W
Congress and the Presidency (3) Basic characteristics and processes of the national legislature and executive; roles and interaction of these institutions in the policy process.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: PL SC 001

PL SC 484W
The Foreign Policy of Soviet Successor States (3) Relations between Russia and The Newly Independent States (NIS); Russia's relations with selected foreign states and political Institutions; regional impact of the NIS in Baltic, Asian, and Central Asian areas.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: PL SC 003

PSYCH 301W
Basic Research Methods in Psychology (4) Introduction to methods of psychological research, with special attention to hypothesis formation and testing, threats to validity, and data presentation.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 ; PSYCH 200 or STAT 200

PSYCH 406W
Advanced Research Projects in Psychology (4) Advanced methodology focusing on the logic and practice of research culminating in the completion of a student designed research project.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 301W

PUBPL 304W
Public Policy Analysis (3) The use of analytic models for describing and explaining the forces shaping policy and the consequence of policy decisions.
Effective: Spring 2004

R M 320W
Risk Management and Insurance (3) Goals and methods of risk management. Commercial insurance and alternative risk transfer (ART) methods in addition to the characteristics of insurance markets and intermediaries used by risk managers.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: R M 301

R M 330W
Real Estate Risk Analysis (3) Risk and value associated with real estate decision making, which includes purchasing, leasing renovation, financing, and investing.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: R M 301

RADSC 210W
Radiographic Pathology (3) Writing intensive study of theories of disease causation and the pathophysio- logic disorders compromising health systems with emphasis on radiographic presentation.
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: BIOL 129 BIOL 141

RHS 400W
Case Management and Communication Skills (3) Principles and practices of obtaining, recording, evaluating, and utilizing case data in rehabilitation planning; implementation of rehabilitation plans.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RHS 300

RL ST 125W (GH)
Modern Christianity (3) Analysis in cultural context of selected thinkers, ideas, and movements in Christianity from the sixteenth century to the present.
Effective: Summer 1995

RL ST 132W
Sects and Cults (3) The origins, beliefs, and practices of new or dissenting religious groups and their relationship to the dominant religious culture.
Effective: Spring 1994

RL ST 140Y (AM ST 140Y) (GH;US)
Religion in American Life and Thought (3) The function, contributions, tensions, and perspectives of religion in American culture.
Effective: Summer 2005

RL ST 407Y (HIST 409Y, J ST 409Y) (IL)
European Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Present (3) Surveys the history of anti-Semitism in Europe from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005

RL ST 440Y (US;IL)
The Orthodox Christian Tradition (3) History, culture, and beliefs of the Eastern Orthodox religious tradition with special reference to Russia.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RL ST 004 RL ST 124 RL ST 125 RUS 100 or RUS 110

RL ST 471Y (HIST 471Y) (IL)
Classical Islamic Civilization, 600-1258 (3) Pre-Islamic Arabia; Muhammad; Arab conquest; Islamic beliefs and institutions; literary, artistic, and scientific achievements; relations with Europe; breakdown of unity.
Effective: Spring 2006

RPTM 300Y (IL)
Tourism and Leisure Behavior (3) Examination of the impact of recreational sociocultural, governmental, economic, and physical environment on the leisure traveler within the tourism industry.
Effective: Summer 2005

RPTM 433W
Program Evaluation and Research in Recreation Services (3) Systematic, structured problem-solving process for decision making in recreation and parks. Research techniques/evaluation procedures; quantitative, qualitative methodologies; deductive, inductive reasoning.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: RPTM 356 3 credits in statistics

RUS 141Y (IL)
Russian Literature in English Translation: 1800-1870 (3) Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, the critics, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy. Writing assignments will serve as a major way of exploring subject matter.
Effective: Spring 2006

RUS 142Y (IL)
Russian Literature in English Translation: 1870 to Present (3) Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gorky, symbolists, selected Soviet authors. Writing assignments will serve as a major way of exploring subject matter.
Effective: Spring 2006

S T S 427W (CED 427W)
Society and Natural Resources (3) Analysis of the relationship between societal development and enhancement and natural resources.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: R SOC 011 or SOC 001

SCM 450W
Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains (3) Strategic design and management of supply chains.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: SCM 421

SO SC 480W
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (4) Students will learn to conduct, analyze and write up quantitative social scientific research according to appropriate professional standards.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: permission of program

SOC 001W (GS)
Introductory Sociology (3) The nature and characteristics of human societies and social life.
Effective: Fall 1998

SOC 400W
Senior Research Seminar (3) Major concepts and principles of sociology through reading, data analysis, and writing. Capstone course for senior Sociology majors.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: SOC 470

SOILS 412W
Soil Ecology (3) Introduction to soil organisms; includes interactions between organisms, their processes, and metabolism with a major focus on microorganisms.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 011 BIOL 127 or BIOL 110

SPAN 131Y (GH;US;IL)
Ibero-American Civilization (3) Spanish American and Brazilian life from the Conquest to the present; literature, art, the indigenous heritage, and contemporary problems.
Effective: Summer 2005

SPAN 253W
Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3) Introduction to generic distinctions, critical methods, and approaches to Hispanic literature.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: SPAN 100 and SPAN 110

SPLED 395W
Observing in Exceptional Settings (3) Observations of exceptional persons and techniques used by their teachers in a variety of settings, e.g., school, day care, vocational.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 101 . PA Act 34 clearance required. In addition non-Pennsylvania residents must provide evidence of an FBI background information check. (Forms: 228 Chambers)

SRA 440W
Security and Risk Analysis Capstone Course (3) The Security and Risk Analysis Capstone course is designed to provide IST students enrolled in the SRA major to experience a semester-long security and risk problem-solving experience, providing realistic security dilemmas requiring a solution process that is well suited for teamwork and collaboration.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: SRA 221 and SRA 311 ; ENGL 202C or ENGL 202D seventh-semester standing (this course is intended for seniors) and the five common course requirements plus at least three of the required courses in an option

SS ED 412W
Teaching Secondary Social Studies II (3) Writing-intensive course focusing on study of the social studies teacher's role in planning instruction; strategies for teaching.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: SS ED 411

SS ED 430W
Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary Grades (3) Principles underlying use of social studies in the elementary school; practical demonstration of desirable methods.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 400 LL ED 401 LL ED 402 nine credits in history and the social sciences

STAT 470W
Problem Solving and Communication in Applied Statistics (3) Provide problem solving and communication skills through development of writing ability, interaction with peers and the SCC, and oral presentations.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: STAT 460 STAT 462 STAT 480

SUR 372W
Legal Aspects of Land Surveying (3) Legal research; rules of evidence including classification and evaluation; unwritten rights; land description composition; easements.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: SUR 272

SWENG 452W
Embedded Real Time Systems (3) The design and implementation of real time systems.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 472 or CMPSC 473 or CMPEN 441

THEA 401Y (IL)
Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700 (3) Survey of drama and theatre from primitive rites through the Renaissance.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105

TURF 436W
Case Studies in Turfgrass Management (3) Case study and discussion considering integrated management of selected turfgrass sites; emphasis on problem analysis, principle application, and decision making.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: TURF 238 TURF 425

VB SC 402W (ENT 402W)
Biology of Animal Parasites (3) An intorduction to animal parasitology. Emphasis placed on host/parasite interactions, parasites of zoonotic importance, control programs and taxonomy.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 110

VB SC 423W
Pathology of Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases (3) Overview of nutritional and metabolic diseases of animals integrating concepts from biochemical and physiologic abberrations to clinical applications.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: B M B 211 or B M B 401 AN SC 301 or equivalent nutrition course

VB SC 448W
Current Topics in Immunology (3) Study of current approaches and questions driving research in immunology and infectious diseases.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: MICRB 410 B M B 400

W F S 447W
Wildlife Management (3) Management of renewable wildlife resources by applying ecological concepts, habitat evaluation, and decision-making; writing and editing reports are emphasized.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W F S 209 or W F S 309

W F S 463W
Fishery Management (3) Management of sport and commercial fisheries, including biological, political, social, and economic factors; regulations and other management techniques.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W F S 209 W F S 300 W F S 301 W F S 310

W P 200W
Professional Careers in Forest Resources (3) Introduction to managing forests for products and services to meet human needs; developing career goals and an academic plan.
Effective: Spring 2014

WF ED 207W
Assessment Techniques (3) Assessment, recording, and reporting of learning in an integrated competency based vocational education system.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: WF ED 105

WILDL 208M
Terrestrial Wildlife Management (3) Ecological characteristics and manipulation of terrestrial habitats; control of wildlife populations.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: FORT 150 FORT 160 WILDL 101 WILDL 103 WILDL 106 WILDL 204

WILDL 208W
Terrestrial Wildlife Management (3) Ecological characteristics and manipulation of terrestrial habitats; control of wildlife populations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: FORT 150 FORT 160 WILDL 101 WILDL 103 WILDL 106 WILDL 204

WL ED 412W
Methods of Teaching World Languages in Grades 6-12 (3) Exploring the complexity of teaching World Languages and development of curricular designs for teaching World Languages in grades 6-12.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: WL ED 411 WL ED 495B

WMNST 426Y (GEOG 426Y) (US;IL)
Gender Geographies (3) Description and explanation of the links between gender relations and spatial structures; gender and work, social services, and neighborhood activism.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: GEOG 020 GEOG 126 GEOG 120 WMNST 100

WMNST 492W
Contemporary Feminist Analysis: The Capstone Senior Seminar (3) Applied critical analysis of any aspect of society and/or culture from a contemporary feminist perspective.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: WMNST 001 WMNST 301 WMNST 400