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It is advisable, in order to complete B. or C. above, to gain exemption where possible
from introductory courses in science and mathematics. This is especially important for
the pre-medical student who must also fulfill requirements imposed by medical schools.

BCHEM 21a Introduction to Molecular Biology

BCHEM 42b Biochemical Thermodynamics

BCHEM 50bR Elementary Physical Biochemistry

BCHEM 89b Biochemical Toxicology

BCHEM 99a,b/99aA,bB Research for Undergraduates

BCHEM 100a,aR Introductory Biochemistry

BCHEM 101a,b Advanced Biochemistry

BCHEM 103a Advanced Molecular Biology

BCHEM 104b (BIOPH 104b) Introduction to Physical Biochemistry

BIOLOGY

Professor Andrew G. Szent-Gyorgyi**, Chairman; Professors Carolyn Cohen
(Rosenstiel Center), David J. DeRosier (Rosenstiel Center), Herman T. Epstein,
Chandler M. Fulton, Harlyn O. Halvorson** (Director, Rosenstiel Center), Alfred
Nisonoff (Rosenstiel Center); Associate Professors James E. Haber*** (Rosenstiel
Center), Jeffrey C. Hall (Graduate Advisor), Attila O. Klein (Undergraduate Advisor);
Assistant Professors L. Edward Cannon (Rosenstiel Center), Kathleen Karrer, John E.
Lisman, Eve Marder, Joan L. Press (Rosenstiel Center), Michael Rosbash (Rosenstiel
Center), Robert D. Stout (Rosenstiel Center), Judith E. Tsipis (Adjunct), Lawrence J.
Wangh, Kalpana P. White.
** On Leave Spring Term 1979-80
*** On Leave A.Y. 1979-80

Photobiology

Professor Jerome A. Schiff , Chairman; Professors Martin Gibbs, Albert Kelner.

Requirements for Concentration

A. Required of all candidates: BIOL 12a, b; 20a, 21b; BCHEM 100a or aR; CHEM
10a,b or lla,b or 15a,b with 18a,b or 19a,b; CHEM 25a,b with 29a,b; MATH 10, 11 or
12; PHYS lOa.b with 18a,b or lla,b with 19a,b; and four elective courses chosen from
the following: Biology and Biochemistry Departments, any offering of the Biophysics
Program, Chemistry 41 (excluding courses numbered 90-99).

B. Premedical and predental requirements: BIOL 12a, b; 20a and 21b will satisfy the
general biology entrance requirement of most medical schools.

C. Joint Biology-Chemistry Option: A student may graduate with a joint major in
Biology and Chemistry if in addition to BIOL 12a, b, 20a, 21b, one Biology elective and
BCHEM 100 she/he elects: CHEM 41a,b and 49a,b, 121a; PHYS 3 la or MATH 20a or
21a.

D. Biophysics Option: To encourage students wishing to concentrate in Biology to
acquire the extra mathematical, physical, and chemical background needed for the area



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of Biophysics, the Department offers an option which contains a reduced number ofj
biology courses and an increased number of courses in the other science areas. Students!
will take: MATH 10a, and 19b or 10b, or 12 and 20 or equivalent; CHEM 10, 11, or 15]
with 18a,b or 19a,b and 25a,b with 29a,b and 41a,b; PHYS 10a,b or 1 la,b with 18a,b or
19a,b and 20a,b, BIOL 20a and 21b and three courses chosen from among BIOL 32a,!
41a, 102a, 104a, and BCHEM 100a or aR. BIOPH 101a,b, PHYS 152b. '

Students with a grade average of 3.3 in science courses taken before the senior year
may petition to the Department to accept successful completion of the Biophysics
option as fulfilling the departmental requirements for distinction.

E. Biochemistry Concentration: There is a biological option open to students con-
centrating in Biochemistry. Such students will be advised jointly by members of both
departments. For details see Biochemistry concentration requirements.

F. Advanced Standing: Credit for a year of Biological Science will be awarded upon
successful completion of the Advanced Placement Examination with a grade of 3, 4 or
5. In order to concentrate in Biology, however, any such candidate must also pass a
departmental examination (given each Fall during the first week of classes) which is
equivalent to the final examinations given in Biology 12a,b, 20a and 21b.

A student is eligible for advanced standing in any course in the Biology Department if
she/he is (a) recommended for advanced standing by the staff member teaching the
course in question and (b) if this recommendation is approved by the Biology staff.
Minimum requirement is the satisfactory passing of an examination equivalent to the
final examination normally administered for the course for which advanced standing is
requested.

G. No course offered for concentration requirements in Biology may be taken on a
pass /fail basis.

Satisfactory grades (C or above) must be maintained in all Biology courses offered for
concentration, and no more than one D will be allowed in any other course offered
toward the requirements in this Department.

H. Senior Honors Program: Students who wish to be considered a candidate for
honors in biology should have a generally satisfactory academic record and 3.3 grade
point average in Biology and required science courses. Laboratory research (Biology 99)
is the main component of the honors program. A candidate is required to petition the
Biology staff at the beginning of her/his senior year. Detailed instructions are available
in the Biology Office.

BIOSC la Humanistic Biology
*BIOSC 5b Cell Physiology
BIOSC 7a The Biology of People
BIOSC 8b Drugs and the Brain
BIOL 12a,b General Biology Laboratory
BIOL 20a Cell Biology
BIOL 21aR Molecular Biology
BIOL 26a Biology of Plants
BIOL 32a General Microbiology
BIOL 40aR Developmental Biology
BIOL 41a General Physiology of Excitable Tissues
BIOL 98a,b Readings in Biology



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BIOL 99a,b Senior Research

BIOL 100a (BIOPH 100a) (PHBIG 100a) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles I
BIOL 100b (BIOPH 100b) (PHBIO 100b) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles II
BIOL 102b (BIOPH 102b) Structural Biology
BIOL 107a Behavioral Genetics
*BIOL 109b Neurobiology of the Synapse
BIOL 124b Animal Virology
BIOL 125a Introductory Immunobiology
BIOL 130b (BIOPH 130b) Biophysics of Excitable Membranes
BIOL 141aR Physical Biology
BIOL ISOaR Gene Structure and Function
BIOL 175b Advanced Immunobiology
BIOL 180b (BIOPH 180b) Cell Morphogenesis

PHBIO 100a (BIOL 100a) (BIOPH 100a) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles I
PHBIO 100b (BIOL 100b) BIOPH 100b) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles II

BIOPHYSICS

BIOPH 100a (BIOL 100a) (PHBIO 100a) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles I
BIOPH 100b (BIOL 100b) (PHBIO 100b) Photobiology of Cells and Organelles II

*BIOPH 101a (PHYS 37a) Biophysical Optics I

*BIOPH 101b (PHYS 37b) Biophysical Optics II
BIOPH 102b (BIOL 102b) Structural Biology
BIOPH 104b (BCHEM 104b) Introduction to Physical Chemistry
BIOPH 130b (BIOL 130b) Biophysics of Excitable Membranes
BIOPH 152b (PHYS 152b) Biological Assembly
BIOPH 180b (BIOL 180b) Cell Morphogenesis

CHEMISTRY

Professor James B. Hendrickson, Chairman; University Professor Saul G. Cohen;
Professors Paul B. Dorain*, Sidney Golden, Ernest Grunwald**, Kenneth Kustin
(Graduate Advisor), Henry Linschitz, Myron Rosenblum***, Colin Steel, Robert
Stevenson; Associate Professors lu-Yam Chan, Emily Dudek (Adjunct), Irving R.
Epstein, Bruce M. Foxman, Michael J. Henchman, Peter C. Jordan, Philip M.
Keehn***,Thomas R. Tuttle, Jr.; Assistant Professors Adrienne Dey (Adjunct), Louis Stuhl.

* On Leave Fall Term 1979-80
♦* On Leave Spring Term 1979-80
•** On Leave A.Y. 1979-80

Requirements for Concentration

A. Required of all candidates: CHEM 1 la,b lectures with CHEM 18a,b laboratory
or CHEM 15a lectures with CHEM 19a laboratory; CHEM 25a,b lectures with CHEM
29a,b laboratory; CHEM 41a,b lectures with CHEM 49a,b laboratory; CHEM 121a or
BCHEM 100a; MATH lOa.b, MATH lla.b or MATH 12a,b; PHYS lOa.b with PHYS
18a,b or PHYS lla,b with PHYS 19a,b.



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In addition, one of the following two options: I. PHYS 31a,b or MATH 15b and
MATH 20a or MATH 21a,b or MATH 22a,b. II. One semester of the math courses
Usted in Option I and either CHEM 121a (if BCHEM lOOa has been elected) or one
semester of an advanced course in biology or physics.

A suggested four-year program for Chemistry Concentrators appears in Item G.

B. Requirement for candidates for degrees with departmental honors: eight
semester courses in chemistry, including CHEM 121, with a B or higher average in
courses offered for concentration.

C. A student who plans to do graduate work in chemistry is urged to take CHEM 121a.
A reading knowledge of a foreign language, although not required for professional

undergraduate education in chemistry, is strongly recommended, particularly for
students planning advanced study in science. German is especially helpful.

D. A student may graduate with a joint concentration in biology and chemistry if
the concentration requirements in chemistry are met and the course of study includes
BIOL 12a,b; BIOL 20a; BIOL 21b; BCHEM 100a, and two one-semester elective
courses in the School of Science, one of which must be in biology or biochemistry.

E. If the concentration requirements for chemistry are met and the course of study
includes BCHEM 100a, BCHEM 21a and BCHEM 42b or 103a or 104b and the appro-
priate electives in the School of Science, the student will have satisfied the requirements
for a joint concentration in chemistry-biochemistry.

F. Candidates for departmental honors may be admitted to a special four-year MA
program upon recommendation of the Department and the Graduate School.

G. The following constitutes a sample four-year program for concentration in
chemistry. In particular, note that it is strongly recommended that PHYS 11 and a
semester of mathematics at the 20 level or (preferably) PHYS 31a be taken in the
sophomore year so that the student may complete CHEM 41a,b lectures and CHEM
49a, b laboratory in the junior year. This program makes it possible for students to take
advanced courses and honors work during the senior year. Premedical requirements
may be fulfilled within this program by taking a year of biology with laboratory in the
junior year. Suggested options are given with alternatives in parentheses.

First Year: CHEM 11, CHEM 18 or CHEM 15a, CHEM 19a

MATH 10, 11, or 12
Second Year: CHEM 25, CHEM 29

PHYS 11 (or 10); PHYS 19c (or 18c)

PHYS 31a (or MATH 21; or one semester of biology plus

PHYS 31a or MATH 15a or 20a or 21a or b)
Third Year: CHEM 41, CHEM 49

(If premed, BIOL 20a, BIOL 21b, BIOL 12)
Fourth Year: CHEM 121a (BCHEM 100a)

Honors or electives

General Information

CHEM la, CHEM 9b, CHEM 1 la,b or CHEM 15 may be used to partially satisfy the
University distribution requirement in science. With CHEM 18a,b laboratory, CHEM
lla,b lectures will satisfy the general chemistry entrance requirements of most medical



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schools. Those premedical students who take CHEM 15a lectures and CHEM 19a
laboratory are urged to take a semester of CHEM 41a lectures and 49a laboratory. The
organic chemistry requirements of most medical schools will be satisfied by CHEM 25a,b
lectures and CHEM 29a,b laboratory.

Students who entered the University with the classes of 1980, 1981, 1982 may use the
requirements for concentration as outlined in the catalog in use on their admission date.

CHEM la (UC 75H) Chemical Science: Changes of Matter and Energy

CHEM 9b Introduction to Chemistry, The Central Science
*CHEM 10a,b Elementary General Chemistry, Lectures

CHEM lla,b General Chemistry, Lectures
*CHEM 12a, b Introductory General Chemistry, Lectures

CHEM 15a Advanced General Chemistry, Lectures
*CHEM 15b Advanced General Chemistry, Lectures

CHEM 17b Introductory Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 18a,b General Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 19a Chemistry Laboratory I
*CHEM 19b Chemistry Laboratory I

CHEM 25a,b Organic Chemistry, Lectures

CHEM 29a,b Chemistry Laboratory II

CHEM 41a,b Physical Chemistry, Lectures

CHEM 49a,b Chemistry Laboratory III
*CHEM 71a Mathematical Techniques for Chemistry

CHEM 95 Directed Studies in Chemistry

CHEM 99 Senior Honors Research
*CHEM 110b Instrumental Chemical Analysis

CHEM 121a Inorganic Chemistry I, Lectures
*CHEM 122b Inorganic Chemistry II, Lectures
*CHEM 123b Nuclear Chemistry
*CHEM 129b Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 130a Advanced Organic Chemistry: Structure
*CHEM 131a Advanced Organic Chemistry: Topics in Structure and Reactivity

CHEM 132b Advanced Organic Chemistry: Spectroscopy

CHEM 133a Advanced Organic Chemistry: Mechanisms

CHEM 134bR Advanced Organic Chemistry: Synthesis

CHEM 141a,b Advanced Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 142bR Advanced Physical Chemistry II

CHEM 143aR Advanced Physical Chemistry 11

CHEM 144aR Structure and Spectroscopy

BCHEM lOOa.aR Introductory Biochemistry

CHINESE

Assistant Professor Ju-hsiang Ch'uan
*CHINE 1 Elementary Chinese
CHINE 2 Intermediate Chinese



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CLASSICAL AND ORIENTAL STUDIES

Associate Professor Leonard C. Muellner, Chairman; Professors Douglas J. Stewart*,
Louis V. Zabkar; Associate Professor Ian A. Todd; Assistant Professors Patricia A.
Joiinston, Martha A. Morrison, William M. Porter; Visiting Assistant Professor Laura
L. Nash (Fall Term); Instructor Cheryl L. Walker.

* On Leave Fall Term 1979-80

Requirements for Concentration in Classics

A. Eight semester courses in Greek and Latin numbered 6 or higher, with at least
two in each language.

B. One semester in Greek, Latin, or allied fields, such as approved by the student's
advising head.

C. A semester in Greek history and one in Roman history.

D. For honors candidates, Greek or Latin 99.

Requirements for Concentration in Classical Civilization

A. Four semester courses in Greek or Latin numbered 6 or higher.

B. A semester course in Greek or Roman history.

C. A combination of five semester courses selected from among courses taught in
the following departments or programs: Comparative Literature, English, Fine Arts,
History, History of Ideas, Mediterranean Studies, NEJS, Philosophy, Politics,
Romance Languages, and Theater Arts.

Requirements for Concentration in Classical and
Oriental Studies

A. Two semesters of Greek or Latin above the second year level.

B. Two semesters of an ancient Near Eastern language above the second year level
(Akkadian, Arabic, Egyptian, Hebrew).

C. One semester of Greek or Roman history (CLORS 101a or CLORS 102a).

D. CLORS 165 (History of Mesopotamia) or CLORS 150 (History of Egyptian
Civilization) or two of the following three: CLORS 145b (History of Ptolemaic Egypt),
CLORS 151b (History of Egypt under Roman Rule), CLORS lib (History of Israel).

E. CLORS 10 (The Archaeology of the Aegean and the Near East) and CLORS 4a
(The Art of Greece and Rome I) or CLORS 4b (The Art of Greece and Rome II).

F. For honors candidates, CLORS 99.

Requirements for Concentration in Oriental Studies

LANGUAGE CONCENTRATION

A. Five semesters of Egyptian or Akkadian language.

B. Greek 1 and Greek 6a (Introduction to Athenian Literature) or Greek 6b (Intro-
duction to the Greek Epic).



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C. CLORS 150 (History of Egyptian Civilization).
CLORS 165 (History of Mesopotamia).

D. CLORS 10 (The Archaeology of the Aegean and the Near East).

E. Reading proficiency of Hebrew is strongly recommended.

F. For honors candidates, CLORS 99.
ARCHAEOLOGY/HISTORY CONCENTRATION

A. CLORS 10 (The Archaeology of the Aegean and the Near East), CLORS 120b
(Archaeological Methods) and 2 Regional courses in Archaeology.

B. CLORS 150 (History of Egyptian Civilization), CLORS 165 (History of Meso-
potamia), CLORS lib (History of Ancient Israel) and one advanced seminar in history.

C. Proficiency in at least one ancient Near Eastern language — Greek or Hebrew
recommended.

D. For honors candidates, CLORS 99.

GREEK 1 Introduction to Grammar

GREEK 6a Elementary Attic Prose

GREEK 6b Selections from Homer's Iliad

GREEK 98a,b Directed Reading

GREEK 99 Senior Research

GREEK 116aR Aristophanes

GREEK 116bR Aeschylus
*GREEK 120b Greek Orators
*GREEK 180b Hesiod: Theogony Seminar

LATIN 1 Introduction to Grammar

LATIN laA Accelerated Introduction and Review

LATIN 6a Introduction to Latin Literature I

LATIN 6b Introduction to Latin Literature II

LATIN 98a,b Directed Reading

LATIN 99 Senior Research

LATIN 112a Cicero
*LATIN 116a Lucretius
♦LATIN 118a Virgil: Aeneid VII-XII

LATIN 118b Roman Historians

LATIN 120a Roman Epic Poets

CLASS 4a (FA 31a) The Art of Ancient Greece

CLASS 4b (FA 31b) The Art of Ancient Italy

CLASS 101a (HIST 101a) Greek History: A Survey

CLASS 101b (HIST 101b) Topics in Greek History
*CLASS 102a (HIST 102a) Roman History: A Survey
*CLASS 102b (HIST 102b) Topics in Roman History

CLASS 104aR (ANTHR 104aR) (UC 79G) Hesiod's Works and Days

CLASS 106b (ENG 123b) The Renaissance of Ovid in England

CLORS 2aR (ANTHR 2aR) The Development of Prehistoric Societies

CLORS 6b Egyptian Art and Architecture

CLORS 10 The Archaeology of the Aegean and the Near East
*CLORS lib (NEJS lib) History of Ancient Israel

CLORS 12a (NEJS 10a) Historical Geography of Israel



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CLORS 98a,b Directed Readings

CLORS 99 Senior Honors Research

CLORS 103a (NEJS 103a) (UC 79D) Introduction to Islamic Civilization

and Institutions

CLORS 108a From the depths of the Apsu: Masterpieces of

Mesopotamian Literature
♦CLORS 108b (NEJS 108b) Comparative Grammar of Semitic Languages

CLORS llOHa (NEJS llOHa) Jerusalem: An Archaeological Study of

Urban Forms in Pre-Modern Times

CLORS 111 (ANTHR 130) The Archaeology of Syria-Palestine
*CLORS 117b The Archaeology of Mesopotamia and Iran

CLORS 119 (ANTHR 149) The Archaeology of the Aegean

CLORS 120b (ANTHR 109b) Archaeological Methods

CLORS 121a (ANTHR 123a) Directions and Issues in Archaeology
*CLORS122 The Archaeology of Anatolia

CLORS 127b (ANTHR 129b) The Evolution of Cuhure and Society
*CLORS 129b (NEJS 129b) Alexandria: The City and the Idea

CLORS 131a (ANTHR 186a) Mathematics and Computers in Archaeological

Data Analysis I

CLORS 131b (ANTHR 186b) Mathematics and Computers in Archaeological

Data Analysis II
*CLORS 146a (ANTHR 146a) Environment and Archaeology
*CLORS 149a (ANTHR 122a) The World Before Civilization
*CLORS 150 History of Egyptian Civilization

CLORS 152 Political and Cultural Relations of Egypt and Greece

CLORS 165 (HIST 103) History of Mesopotamia
*CLORS 166a Topics in Mesopotamian History:

Second Millennium B.C.E.
*CLORS 167b Topics in Mesopotamian History:
First Millennium B.C.E.

AKKAD 101 Elementary Akkadian

AKKAD 102a Advanced Akkadian I: Assyrian Royal Inscriptions

AKKAD 102b Advanced Akkadian II: Literary Texts
*AKKAD 104a Advanced Akkadian IV: Wisdom Literature

ARAB 101 (NEJS 101) Introductory Literary Arabic

ARAB 102 (NEJS 102) Intermediate Literary Arabic
*COPT 101 Coptic Language

EGYPT 101 Elementary Egyptian
*EGYPT 102 Advanced Egyptian I: Texts of the Ptolemaic Period

EGYPT 107 Advanced Egyptian IV: Hymns and Poems
*HITT 101 Elementary Hittite
*SUMER 101 Elementary Sumerian
*UGAR 101 (NEJS 106) Elementary Ugaritic



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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Committee: Associate Professor Richard H. Lansing (Chairperson and Advisor to
Seniors, Fall Term)**, Associate Professor Erica Hartli (Chairperson and Advisor to
Seniors, Spring Term); Professors Edward Engelberg (Student Advisor), Denali Lida;
Associate Professors Andre'e Collard, Stephen J. Gendzier, Alan L. Levitan, Luis E.
Yglesias**; Assistant Professor Edward Kaplan.
** On Leave Spring Term 1979-80

All students are welcome to enroll in any course in the program, unless prerequisites
are stipulated. The common text in all courses is in English. Comparative Literature
offerings divide into two categories: period courses, which examine the spirit and
intellectual continuity of an age reflected in the works of its major authors; and
thematic courses, which emphasize a literary theme, motif, genre, (e.g., novel, lyric,
drama, epic, picaresque), or mode (e.g., satire, allegory, symboHsm).

Requirements for Concentration

A. EULIT l(X)a and l(X)b in the first year of the concentration, taken in sequence.

B. Five semester courses in Comparative Literature, at least two from the Period
category and at least two from the Thematic category. The courses selected from the
first category must span any two consecutive literary periods (e.g., 101 and 102, 102 and
103, etc.), although the student is not required to complete them in their historical
order. Period courses fall in the 101-107 range; the final digit identifies the period, as
follows: (1) Antiquity, (2) Middle Ages, (3) Renaissance, (4) 17th Century, (5) 18th
Century, (6) 19th Century, (7) 20th Century.

C. Three upper level semester courses in any one of the following foreign litera-
tures: French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Russian, Spanish.

D. All concentrators are required to complete the Senior Seminar, in one of the
following two ways: (1) EULIT 97a: Senior Essay; (2) EULIT 99: Senior Honors
Thesis. Departmental Honors candidates must elect the Thesis option and enroll in
EULIT 99 (which is a full year course), after having first obtained the consent of the
Area Head of Comparative Literature at the beginning of the senior year. Honors will
be awarded on the basis of cumulative excellence in all courses taken in the
concentration, including the Senior Seminar.

It is strongly recommended that concentrators (especially those who plan a graduate
career in Comparative Literature) begin a second foreign language.

In addition to the courses listed below, students should consult offerings in all foreign
literatures, English, Philosophy and History of Ideas, and Theater Arts.

The minimum requirement for concentration in Comparative Literature is eleven
semester courses: three in European Literature, five in Comparative Literature, and
three in any one Foreign Literature.

*COLIT 5a Freshman Seminar: In Praise of Folly
EULIT 97a Senior Essay
COLIT 98a,b Independent Study
EULIT 99 Senior Honors Thesis

EULIT 100a Critical Approaches to European Literature
EULIT 100b The Development of a Genre: The Theater



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COLIT 101b (ENG 88b) (NEJS 93b) Homer and the Bible

COLIT 102a Love in the Middle Ages
*COLIT 103b Madness and Folly in Renaissance Literature
*COLIT 104a Classicism and Rationalism
*COLIT 105b Crisis of Conscience: 1715-1830

COLIT 106a The "Double" Perspective of ReaUty: European Romanticism

COLIT 107b Tradition and Revolution: Themes in European Modernism

EULIT 110a General Systematic and Enumerative Bibliography

COLIT 125aR Women in Literature
*COLIT 133bR (THA 133bR) Aristocratic and Popular Drama in Japan and the

West
*COLIT 135b (THA 155b) (UC 78J) The Rising Sun

COLIT 137a Dada and Surrealist Practice
*COLIT 141b The Picaresque Novel

COLIT 144b The Outsider as Artist and Lover: Kierkegaard, Baudelaire,

Kafka and Buber
*COLIT 148bR The Lyric Since Valery
*COLIT 150aR The Bildungsroman

COLIT 151b (ENG 151b) Contemporary Critical Theory
*COLIT 156b Early European Narrative Forms
*COLIT 158b Images of Latin America in Twentieth Century Fiction
♦COLIT 175b The Psychological Novel
*COLIT 180a Versions of the "Absurd"

COLIT 185aR (ENG 185aR) Dickens and Dostoevsky
*COLIT 192aR The Faust Theme in European Literature
*COLIT 193a (UC 78F) Native American Literature
*COLIT 194aR Social Disillusionment in the Novel: 1848-1925
*COLIT 195a Crime and Punishment: Variations on a Literary Theme
*COLIT 199b The Roots of Literature

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Concentration Committee: Associate Professor Max Chretien, Chairman; Professors
Jacques Cohen, Eugene P. Gross; Associate Professor Lawrence E. Kirsch; Assistant
Professors Laurence F. Abbott, James R. Bensinger, Mitchell L. Model, Richard A.
Poster; Instructor Naomi B. Schmidt; Lecturer George Lukas.

Requirements for Concentration

1. COSCI 15a and COSCI 15b. Normally taken freshman year. Students with
sufficient background may be excused from taking COSCI 15a and/or COSCI 15b,
Students who receive a grade of A or B in COSCI 14a and then decide to become
COSCI concentrators may substitute COSCI 14a for COSCI 15a. However, COSCI 15a
is strongly preferred.

2. MATH 10a and 10b, or MATH 12a and 12b. Normally taken freshman year.
Students with sufficient background may be excused from taking these courses.

3. COSCI 24a and COSCI 27b. Normally taken sophomore year.

4. COSCI 32a. Normally taken sophomore or junior year.

5. PHYS 31a or MATH 21a and b. Normally taken sophomore or junior year.



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6. COSCI 33b. Normally taken sophomore or junior year.

7. One course from list A and a second course from either list A or list B.
List A: COSCI 28a, 34a, 35a, 36aR, 45a/b, 97a/b, 98a/b, 99, 151a.

List B: COSCI 22b, ECON 83a, 84b; LING 191a/b, 196a; MATH 30a, 35a, 36a;
PHIL 115a, 121b; PSYCH 10b, 12aR, 154a.

8. Graduation with distinction in Computer Science requires one year of COSCI 99.


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