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i \(.i (94 Nineteenth < entur) I uropean Novel in

I ranslatlon )i ni-Ur

Prerequisites: I \<d FNLG 121 oi I M.I

\ urvi • "i majoi nineteenth centut) I uropean novels in translation

<exi luding i ngli in emphasizing the use ol realism and naturalism and the

cultural in i.il and artistic relationships between th

national literatures Also listed a-. I M < , 194

I nc.i t'K Selected Writers from Twentieth-^ entur)

i iniipi <, ni tct

Prerequisites: ENGI FNLG 121 or I Md 122. 202
\ comparative stuck ol selected works ol majoi importance pet se
representatives ol majoi trends in twentieth-centur) literature Mso listed

as I M (,

ENGL 3')o I he Literature ol Emerging Nations lc-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL/FNLG 121 or 1 N(,| [22, 202
\ comparative study of a selection of literature written in major I uropean
languages but originating in the nations of the developing world Woiks are

in. nnk prose fiction (although essax. theater, and poctrx max be included)
anil reflect a diversil) of geographical, cultural, and prior colonial circum-
stances Also listed as FNLG 196

ENGL 398 Global Genres 3c-lll-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 2(12

focuses on a specific literary genre (including, but not limited to. poetry,
drama, film, the short story, oi the novel) as it has been developed and
transformed in global contexts beyond the typical domains ol the British
01 American literal) traditions Situates the use ol a genre within trans-
national literary and historical developments I he global genre studied in a
particular semester to be announced in advance.

ENGL 4211 Writers - Studio 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 220 or 221

An upper-dix ision course emphasizing reading, discussion, and w riling on
specialized topics related to the stud) and performance of writing. The

locus \aries from semester to semester according to the expertise of the
faculty member teaching the course.

ENGL 421 Digital Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

Introduces composition and presentation issues in writing for digital media.
Focuses on the conventions of digital writing and provides students practice
in conceiving, composing, and producing networked texts and max include
creative expression, persuasion, and collaboration. Extends traditional
literacy skills into emergent, digital genres.

ENGL 422 Technical Writing II 3c-(ll-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 322

An advanced workshop tutorial that provides intensive instruction in
technical writing. Builds on the basics of audience, readability, proposals
and reports, letters, memos, and resumes covered in Technical Writing I.
Describes the writer's role in such areas as legal and ethical aspects ol
technical communication: planning, testing, reviewing, and evaluating
documents: and proofreading and editing

ENGL 426 ESI. Methods and Materials 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Senior standing 01 instructor permission
An introduction to English as a Second Language theory and practice
Aims: 1 1 general understanding of current thcorx and methods of teaching
ESL; 2) ability to select appropriate, and adapt existing, materials for
elementary and high school ESL students

ENGL 430 Major British Author 3c-0T-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202: and one of 210-213 or 220
Examines major works of a single major author, including biographical,
literary, and cultural contexts Places the author within both intellectual
cultural historx and literary developments. Major author studied in a

parnculai semester io be announced in advance.



I NCI 432 ( haucer

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202: and one of 210-213 or 226



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Studies Chaucer. his life, Ins language, the development of his literary style,
and his art, with and through his majoi poetical works.

ENGL 434 Shakespeare 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122, 202, and one of 210-213 or 226
Studies Shakespeare's development as a poetic dramatist against background
of Elizabethan stage; examines audience, textual problems, language
imagery, and philosophy.

ENGL 436 Major American Authors 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: 1 MIL 122. 202; and one of 210-213 or 226
Studies in the literary output of a major American author or authors against
the background of the social and literary milieus in which the works were
created. Specific subject or subjects to be announced bv the instructor.

ENGL 437 Major Global Authors 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 121 or 122; 202; and either 209 or 396
Examines major works in English and or English translation of a single
major global author not included in the British or American literary
traditions. Situates the author within major transnational literary and
historical developments. Major author to be studied in particular semester
to be announced in advance. (Offered as ENGL 399 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 440 Major Figures in Film 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 121 or 122; and 202, 208

Studies major artists and their contributions to the development of film as
an art form from its beginnings to the present. Close analyses of directors,
cinematographers. editors, screenwriters, or actors — as individuals or as
representatives of a movement in film. Topics vary from semester to
semester; thus, one semester may concentrate on a specific director such as
Alfred Hitchcock; another semester might study women (as directors,
actresses, and editors); and yet another semester might stud) a collective
movement such as film noir. (Offered as ENGL 357 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 450 Film Theory 3c-0 1 -3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 121 or 122; and 202, 208

An introduction to major film theories, studied in relation to representa-
tive films Details the complex relationship between film production and
film theory: i.e.. how theorists have attempted to explain what appears on
the screen, its impact, and its relation to "reality." and how filmmakers
have responded to the works of theorists (with the two sometimes being
the samel. Goes far deeper into understanding film than ENGL 208. which
focuses mainly on how film is constructed through aesthetic and institu-
tional processes. (Offered as ENGL 356 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 460 Topics in Film 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 208

Selected films dealing with a specific, advanced top 11 -' are viewed and
assessed to explore the different roles that film plays. Topic to he
announced in advance

ENGL 461 Topics in British Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202; and one of 210-213 or 226
Examines major works of a particular topic in British literature by focusing
on its cultural and literary contexts. Topic to be announced in advance.

ENGL 462 Topics in American Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202; and one of 210-213 or 22(>
Examines major works of a particular topic in American literature by
focusing on its cultural and literary contexts. Topic to he announced in
advance.

ENGL 463 Topics in Global Literature and Film 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

I xamines major works in English of a particulai topic in global literature
and/or film by focusing on the transnational contexts of history and culture
surrounding the production and or reception of literature and film. Topic of
global literature and or film to be announced m adv .nice

ENGL 466 Topics in Theorj 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C m ENGL 122 and 308

Explores a specific issue, writer, 01 trend in English Studies theory. Topic
to be announced in advance.



ENGL 480 Seminar: Studies in English and American

Literature var-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. 202

Corequisites: ENGL 211, 212. 213. or permission

A seminar experience fol advanced Students Students considering graduate

work in English might well wish to enroll, but students with a variety of

career goals business, industry, law. government service can take

advantage of this opportunity to plan a schedule of independent study with
the help of a faculty mentor

EV.L48I Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content

Topics vary from semester to semester covering such diverse topics as

autobiography, science fiction, folklore, the political novel, black theater.

etc.

ENGL 482 Independent Study var-l-6cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest in independent study of a topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a pi, in ol study in conjunction with a faculty

member Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of

resources.

ENGL 483 Honors Thesis var-l-6cr

Prerequisites: Admission to departmental honors program; prior
approval through advisor, faculty member, department chairperson, dean,
and Provost's Office

An intensive, focused study involving independent research culminating in
a written thesis approved by a thesis director and two faculty readers'
committee members. May be taken more than once to a maximum of 6sh.

ENGL 484 Topics in English Studies 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Declared ENGL major; ENGL 122, 202; minimum 24cr in
major

Explores themes that may van according to the faculty member teaching
the course. Gives upper-level English majors an opportunity to share their
expertise in their major; literary textual cultural, writing, film, or language
studies. Students will be pari of a community of learners and reflect upon
the ways disciplinary knowledge is constructed in English Studies and will
construct a portfolio of their work as an English major, both in and out of
this class, in order to assess their growth and potential as readers, writers,
and critical thinkers

ENGL 493 Internship var-3-12cr

On-the-job training opportunities in related areas Application and
acceptance to internship program required.

ENVH: Environmental Health Science

Department of Biology

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

ENVH 221 Environmental Health and Protection I 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisites: BIOl 104 or 112. CIIEM 102 or 112

A survcv of environmental disease hazards as thev relate mostly to the out-

dooi environment Environmental health and safety concents arc addressed
from the standpoint of their source and nature, human and ecological ef-
fects, measurement, and control.

ENVH 222 Environmental Health and Protection II 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisites: BIOl 104 01 112, CHEM 102 or 112
\ survcv of environmental disease hazards .is they relate mostly to the in-
door environment Environmental health and safety concerns arc addressed
from the standpoint oi their source and nature, human health effects,
measurement, and control.

ENVH 270 Food Protection and Safety 2c-<13-3cr

Prerequisites: BIOl 103 oi 105 oi 111; CHEM 101 and 102 or CHEM

I 1 I and 1 12. oi instructor permission

Provides an understanding o\ factors that influence the salctv and whole-
somencss of food from farm to the table. Examines food sanitation and
consumer protection standards Not for Biology, Biochemistry, or Natural




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Si ience majors i Visa offered .is hi* u 2 '0; ma) not be taken t > >i duplicate
credit)

I W II 181 Special PoplCS n.ii I Up

Prerequisite: Vs appropriate to course content
Offered on .in experimental oi temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum \ given topic ma) be offered undei
an) special topic identity no more than three times Special topics
numbered 28 1 are offered primaril) foi lowei level undergraduate students

I w 11 tin Applied Entomolog) and Zoonoses 2c-3l-3ct

Prerequisite: BIOI 220 oi permission

A stud) *• t the measures foi abatement oi control ol arthropods, rodents,
birds, and othet disease vectors of public importance; selection, chemistry,
formulation, and safe application ol insecticides, rodentjeides, and fumi-
gants; pesticidmg equipment; application ol biological and other measures
of control i Uso offered as Biol 110; ma) not be taken foi duplicate
credit)

I n\ II 323 Introduction (<> roxicolog) .mil Kisk
Assessment 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: HUH mm oi 112; ( III M 102 oi 112; oi permission
\ stud) of uptake, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of environmen-
tal chemicals; mechanisms of their toxicity; and their effects on m
organ systems Knowledge of these topics is applied to risk assessment pro-
cedures i Vlso offered .is w< h 123; ma) not be taken for duplicate credit)

I \\ It 456 Ecological toxicology 2c-31-3cr

Prerequisites: HUM 112, CHI M 112

A stud) of the impact of chemical pollutants and other stresses on non-
human biological systems from the subcellular to ecosystem levels. An
ecological risk assessment is conducted in the Geld and laboratory settings.
i Vlso offered as UK >1 456; ma) not he taken lor duplicate credit i

I \\ II 460 Fundamentals of Environmental Epidemiology 3c-01-3cr
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or 112; M \l II 216 or 217; or instructor
permission

\ stud) of the health consequences of involuntary exposure to harmful
chemical and biological agents in the general environment Disease
etiology, occurrence, and intervention in human populations arc examined
through epidemiologic stud) using analytical methods and applications,
i \No ottered .is UK >l 460; mas not he taken for duplicate cretin i

f \\ II 481 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content

( iflcicd on an experimental or temporal) basis to explore topics not

included in the established curriculum A given topic may be offered under
an) special topic identit) no more than three times Special topics
numbered 481 are ottered primarily tor upper-level undergraduate students.

I \\ II 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisites: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office
Students with interest in independent study of a topic not offered in the
curriculum ma) propose a plan of study in conjunction with a faculty
member Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of
resources Work is supervised by a faculty member but does not involve
regular class or laboratory hours

FOPT: Electro-Optics

Department of Physics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

EOPT 105 Computer Interfacing in Electro-Optics 2c-3l-3cr

reaches the fundamentals of interlacing the personal computer to its phys-
ical surroundings such as electro-optics equipment Students do graphical
programming and leani to use \ irtual instruments in order to collect data
and to control experiments I hey use a program that employs graphical
block diagrams that compile into machine code Includes a lab component.



Introduces the principles and theory ol i

an elemental) treatment ol image formation ropics include reflection,

refraction, prisms, lenses, mirrors, pupil

instruments, aspherical surfaces, and opi

liu ludes a lab component

i on 120 w.iw Optics :> II- <<f

Prerequisite: l ol' I I in

< o requisite or Prerequisite: M Mil 110 or 121

Provides the basic knowledge ol the wave nature ol light ropics include

spectral characteristics ol light, propagation "i light inte rf e r e n ce, diih

Hon. polarization, windows, filters, beam splitters, and gratings Includes a
lab component

EOP1 125 Introduction to Electronics <i M-4cr

( orequisite <>r Prerequisite: M Mil I Hi or 121

Introduces basic analog and digital electronics I mphasizes direct current
1 1 )i i circuits and networks utilizing Ohm's Law and locuscs upon the use ol
electronic instrumentation and design using operational amplifier]
"hlack box" building elements In addition, the digital component of the
course covers basic digital logic and its implementation in hardware using
integrated circuit-based logic gates and counters. Includes a lab component.

EOPT 210 Detection and Measurement 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisites: 1 on [20 and 125

Covers electronic amplification, optical detectors, and the measurement ol
small distances using interference effects Operational amplifiers arc used
to build circuits to measure the output ol photon and thermal detectors. In
order to accurately measure properties such as wavelengths, absorption of
wavelengths, delects in lenses, pi isnis. and flat plates, the following instru-
ments arc used by the students: monochromators. spectrophotometers, and
interferometers Includes a lab component.

EOPT 220 Introduction to Lasers 2c-31-3cr

Prerequisite: EOPT 120

Different types of incoherent light sources are discussed and investigated.
The concepts of laser safety are introduced flic elements and operation of
an optical power meter are covered. The energy-level diagrams and the
energy-transfer processes m the active medium are discussed The spatial
and temporal properties ol lasers are investigated along with other
characteristics such as modes ol oscillation. Some applications of lasers arc
investigated. Includes a lab component.

EOPT 240 Fiber Optics 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: EOPT 120

Covers basic concepts in fiber optics such as dispersion, attenuation, and
single-mode and multimode propagation Fiber optic test equipment such as
optical time domain reflectometers and optical power meters is discussed
and investigated. Covers sources, detectors, and optical amplifiers Includes
a lab component.

EOPT 250 High-Vacuum Technology 2c-31-3cr

Prerequisite: P11VS 1 16

Teaches hou to produce and measure a vacuum Presents the properties of
gases and the concepts of fluid How and pumping Many different kinds of
vacuum pumps arc discussed in detail The concept of measuring a vacuum
is introduced through the discussion of vacuum gauges and gas analyzers
Covers the techniques of leak detection and thin film deposition The
concept of ultrahigh vacuum is touched upon. Includes a lab component.

EOPT 260 Industrial Applications of Lasers 2c-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: I OPT 220

Laser power and energy measurements are made. The theory and applica-
tions of industrial lasers arc covered. Material processing such as welding,
cutting, and hole drilling is discussed, implemented, and analyzed The role
oi optics in laser machining is covered Laser safety is emphasized. Includes
a lab component



EOPT 110 Geometric Optics
Corequisite or Prerequisite: PHYS 100



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FCSE: Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies
College of Health and Human Services

FCSE 2X1 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three tunes Special topics
numbered 2KI arc offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

FCSE 350 Teaching Family Life Education 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: EDUC 242
Corequisite: EDSP 102

Emphasizes teaching family life education in family and consumer sciences
classrooms and through community organizations and agencies I essons arc
planned and implemented using a variety of instructional methods incor-
porating adaptations and modifications for special needs learners, basic
skills, global concerns, and use of a problem-solving/decision-making
approach. Planning of content, learning activities, instructional materials,
and evaluation based on clearly stated objectives arc emphasized. A micro-
computer spreadsheet is utilized to manage a department budget and a
gradebook. Participation in professional organization activities is expected.

FCSE 450 Teaching Vocational and Family

Consumer Science Education 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: FCSE 350

Emphasizes teaching vocational family and consumer sciences in con-
sumer homemaking and occupational family and consumer sciences pro-
grams. Federal legislation impacting on family and consumer sciences is
analyzed for use in program decisions. Emphasizes program development
using CBVE model, development of individual learning packets, vocational
youth organizations, advisory committees, family and consumer sciences
and vocational educational priorities, professional organizations, proposal
development for funding, impact on public policy, marketing family and
consumer sciences, and development of a personal philosophy of family
and consumer sciences education.

FCSE 481 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 481 are primarily for upper-level undergraduate students.

FCSE 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Upper-level students with high scholastic achievement pursue their particu-
lar interests outside the realm of the organized home economics education
curriculum. May be taken more than once to a maximum of 3cr. Approval
is based on academic appropriateness and availability of resources.

FDED: Foundations of Education

Department of Professional Studies in Education

College of Education and Educational Technology

FDED 102 American Education in Theorv and Practice 3c-0l-3cr

Familiarizes prospective teachers with the history and philosophy of
American education and with some of the practical aspects of teaching in
the American public school classroom.

FDED 281 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis in explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic mav be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 2X1 arc offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students

FDED 440 Orientation to Teaching in Urban Centers 3c-0l-3cr

Provides an understanding of learners and their unique learning needs and
conditions. I mphasizes understanding the origin of attitudes and values and



how these affect the relationships which exist between students and teach-
ers. Special attention given to practical application oi theoretical informa-
tion to problems i>t urban education I mphasizes field tups and gucsi
speakers.

FDED 441 Field Experiences in Urban Centers 3c-01-3cr

Provides specialized experience lor students who are considering teaching
in inner-city schools Aspects lo he emphasized include physical character-
istics of community, background and aspirations of children and parents.
and specialized teacher competencies, classroom management, planning.
instructional materials, teaching strategics, and evaluation Schools selected
for student experiences are located in Philadelphia.

FDED 442 Interpreting Urban/Field Experiences \ar-3cr

Prerequisites: FDED 440. 441

An evaluation of learning anil behavior problems encountered during field
experience in urban schools. Flexible approach stressed to encourage wide
range of investigation and exploration of psychological and sociological
problems as they affect education. Supervision and guidance for investigat-
ing specific problems provided by specialists from psychology, sociology,
and education who function as resource personnel giving direction Enables
Students to combine experiences gained by teaching in urban schools with
recent and pertinent theoretical information.

FDED 454 Public School Administration 3c-0l-3cr

The stud) of the development of public school administration; current
organizational patterns for public education at the local, county, state, ami
national levels; and the impact of administration upon the total educa-
tional program.

FDED 456 Issues and Trends in Education 3c-0l-3cr

Critical analysis of issues and trends in education with emphasis on
philosophical and social dimensions of topics covered. Attention to work
of some major contemporary critics ol education.

FDED 481 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A giv en topic mav be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three tunes. Special topics
numbered 48 1 are primarily for upper-level undergraduate students

FDED 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member.



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