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Abstract214 Interdisciplinary and Special Programs The University's Interdisciplinary and Special Programs: Applied statistics Asian studies Atmospheric sciences Basque studies Biochemistry Biomedical engineering Cell and molecular biology Cellular and molecular pharmacology and physiology Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering Chemical physics Developmental disabilities Ecology, evolution and conservation biology Environmental sciences and health Environmental studies Ethnic studies General studies Gerontology Historic preservation Honors program Hydrologic sciences Interior design International affairs Italian studies Japanese studies Master of judicial studies Land use planning policy Latin American studies Medieval and renaissance studies Museology National Student Exchange Prehealth/premedical/predental professional curricula Religious studies Reserve Officers Training Corps Social psychology Teacher licensure Teaching English as a second language University Studies Abroad Consortium Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Interdisciplinary and special programs are offered at the nniversity to provide students with enriched educational opportnnities extending beyond the traditional offerings. Some programs allow students to coordinate study in various academic disciplines. Other programs provide study opportnnities in different geographic regions within the United States, as well as in other conntries. Most of the programs are coordinated by faculty advisory boards. Applied Statistics Program Office: Department of Agricultural Economics, 216 Fleischmann Agriculture, 784-6701 The applied statistics minor provides a form dation for the use of statistical methods as a scientific tool for estimation and hypothesis testing. By emphasizing applications in the physical, life and behavioral sciences, this minor should complement degree programs in most disciplines. Equivalent course work from other departments, e.g. CEP 440, EC 262, MATH 152, MATH 352 or PSY 210, may be substituted for APST 270. Contact the minor adviser in the department of agricultural economics for further details. Required courses Credits Two mathematics courses including calculus .................. 6-7 APST 270---Introduction to Statistical Methods............... 4 APST 313-Intermediate Applications of Spreadsheets and Data Bases ................................................................... 3 APST 450---Statistical Analysis Systems (SAS) ................ 1 APST 463-Design and Analysis of Experiments............ 3 APST 470---Linear Regression and Time Series ............... 3 20-21 Asian Studies Program Office: 240 Mack Social Science, 784-6791 An nndergrad uate minor in Asian Studies is offered through the College of Arts and Science and coordinated by the International Affairs Program. It is supported by Japanese language instruction on campus; by Mandarin language, available through an exchange program with Beijing Language and Culture University; and by Thai language, available through the University Studies Abroad Consortium program in Thailand. Students must complete six-nine credits in fonndational and lower-division regional survey courses, plus nine-12 credits in upper-division regional or regional-content courses. A list of appropriate courses is updated annually and maintained by the IntemationalAffairs Program, which also maintains student records for the minorfield of concentration. Advisement is shared between that program and faculty specialists in Asian studies. Foundational Courses (0-3 credits): ANTH 201-Peoples and Cultures of the World IAFF 100---International Affairs: A Global Perspective PSC 211-Comparative Government and Politics Regional Survey Courses (6-9 credits): HIST 243-History of East Asia I HIST 244-History of East Asia II JAPN 221-Japanese Culture PHIL 112-World Religions (Asian) Upper-Division Regional and Regional-Content Courses (9-12 credits): Regional: ANTH 467-Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia ECON 461-Chinese Economy GEOG 489-East Asia HIST 450-Modern Chinese History HIST 495-Advanced Historical Studies (Asian Topics) PSC 414-Government and Politics of East Asia PSC 417-Government and Politics of China Substantial Regional Content: ECON 301-Comparative Economic Systems ECON 403-Monetary and Financial Economics PSC 421-International and Political Economy PSC 435-Comparative Political Economy MGRS 470-International Marketing Atmospheric Sciences Program Office: Department of Physics, 225 Leifson Physics, 784-6792 The atmospheric sciences program is a research -based interdisciplinary graduate program leading to a master's or doctor of philosophy degree. It is also a component of the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). The program is offered by the College of Arts and Science and is conducted by the Desert Research Institute through the Physics Department. Students pursue areas of specialization such as cloud physics, atmospheric chemistry, turbulence, remote sensing, air pollution, weather modification, mesoscale fluid motions, meterology, climatology or aerosol physics. Admission requirements to the master's program include a bachelor's degree in an aspect of atmospheric sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, engineering or mathematics and a 3.0 or better cumulative grade-point average. Students whose combined GRE verbal and quantitative score is lower than 1,200 and international students whose TOEFL score is lower than 600 may be admitted to graduate studies if they present evidence of noteworthy scholarship or research. Admission requirements to the doctoral program include those listed above and completion of the master's degree in a field of atmospheric science, physics, chemistry or engineering. Graduate research and teaching assistantships are available at the Desert Research Institute on competitive basis. Additional Requirements: A qualifying exam consisting of written and oral questions will be given to incoming students; those with deficiencies in math or physics will be placed on probationary status during the first year, advised to take courses which will correct these deficiencies and will retake the qualifying exam during the spring semester. Master of Science Degree Candidates for the master's degree must satisfy all the general requirements of the Graduate School and complete a minimum of 30 credits, which include: 6 credits of thesis (PHYS 797); 15 credits core curriculum (including PHYS 701 ); 8 credits in atmospheric science, physics or related topics; and 1 credit of seminar (PHYS 790). The completion of a thesis and a final oral examination is required, and these are directed by the student's graduate advisory committee. Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 215 Master's Core Curriculum PHYS 701-Mathematical Physics..................................... 3 PHYS 704-Computational Techniques in Physical Science................................................................................. 3 PHYS 740-Fluid Dynamics............................................... 3 ATMS 741-Atmospheric Motions I.................................. 3 ATMS 742-Atmospheric Motions II ................................ 3 ATMS 7 43-Cloud and Aerosol Physics........................... 3 ATMS 747-Atmospheric Chemistry................................ 3 ATMS 749-Radiation Transfer ......................................... 3 Doctor of Philosophy Degree Candidates for the doctoral degree must satisfy all the general requirements of the Graduate School and complete a minimum of 72 credits, which include: 24 credits of dissertation (PHYS 799); 22 credits in core courses; 15 credits in other 700-level atmospheric science, physics or related courses; 9 credits in courses at the 600- level or above; and 2 credits of seminar (PHYS 790). A student's admission to candidacy will follow the satisfactory completion of a written and oral comprehensive examination (PHYS 795). This examination should be taken as soon as possible after 75 percent of the course work has been completed. Students must prepare a dissertation to earn the doctoral degree. The dissertation shall contain an original contribution to atmospheric science, and thereby prepare the student for a career in atmospheric science through the research and preparation of the written dissertation as well as the oral defense of the dissertation. The written dissertation and oral defense must be approved by the student's graduate advisory committee. Ph.D. Core Curriculum Note: The courses listed above in the Master's Core Curriculum satisfy the requirements for the Ph.D. core. In addition, the two courses listed below are required: ATMS 745-Atmospheric Turbulence .............................. 3 ATMS 748-Measurement in the Atmosphere................ 4 Basque Studies Program Office: 274 Getchell Library,784-4854 An undergraduate minor in Basque studies is offered through the Basque Studies program, part of the College of Arts and Science. The University of Nevada, Reno, which maintains the only Basque Studies program in the United States, periodically offers courses on Basque topics. In addition, the University Studies Abroad Consortium offers Basque courses in the Basque Country. The minor program provides students with an introduction and exposure to one of the unique ethnic heritages of the American West. Requirements include a four-semester (14-credit) course sequence in elementary and intermediate Basque (the courses may also be utilized to satisfy the college's foreign language requirement), and nine additional credits in upper-division courses selected from the following list: Credits ANTH 499-Special Problems in Anthropology............. 3 (when offered as Basque and Iberian Culture, or equivalent) BASQ 101-102-Elementary Basque I and II.................... 8 BASQ 203-204-Second Year Basque I and II .................. 6 BASQ 405-406-Basque Conversation and Composition 6 BASQ451-Introduction to Basque Literature................ 3 BASQ 455-Introduction to Basque Linguistics.............. 3 BASQ 466 I ANTH 466-0ld World Basque Culture ...... 3 216 FLL 295b (maximum of 4 credits)-Independent Language Study . .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... 4 FLL 495b-Independent Study (maximum of 3 credits) 3 HIST 428-Basque History.................................................. 3 HIST 497-Independent Study........................................... 3 (when offered as Basque and Iberian Culture, or equivalent) P SC 497-Independent Study......................................... 3 (when offered as Political Institutions of the Basques, Spain and Europe, or equivalent) RPED 496 (when offered as Basque Folk Dance)............. 1 The interdisciplinary Basque tutorial Ph.D. program gives students in the humanities and social sciences the opportunity to pursue doctoral studies emphasizing Basque-related courses and dissertation research. Upon completingthe program, students will be awarded a Ph.D. in Basque studies with an emphasis in: anthropology, foreign languages and literatures, geography, history or political science. The program's tutorial nature requires the student to complete a plan of study under the direction of a mentor and with the approval of a standing admissions and policy board, a dissertation committee and the faculty of the related a cademic department. Students Students must complete a minimum of one year in residence at the University of Nevada, Reno. Interested students may also gain residence at another American or European university, working under the direction of a recognized Basque studies specialist. Program applicants must have earned a master of arts degree in a relevant field and must satisfy the preapplication screening requirements ofthe admissions and policy board. The annual filing date for submitting preapplication screening information to the program coordinator is Feb.l. Applicants approved by the screening board must file an official application for admission and supporting documents in Admissions and Records by March 1. Applicants will be notified of their admission status by May 15. In addition, a limited number of graduate assistantships may be available. For further information, contact the program office. Study in the Basque Country Students may participate in the universitys study abroad program in the Basque country in San Sebastian or Bilbao, Spain, and in P au, France. Students can complete up to two years ofthe foreign language requirement in one semester. The university offers additional Basque-related courses abroad in the areas of art history, culture, history, political science, dance and nutrition. Contact the University Studies Abroad Consortium, 281 Getchell Library, or call784-6569 for a study abroad catalog. Biochemistry Program Office: 145 Howard Medical Sciences,784-6031 An interdepartmental graduate program leading to master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees in biochemistry is offered at the university. Candidates for admission to the program must meet the Grad uate School's admission criteria, as well as certain additional requirements (a full year of courses in organic and physical chemistry, one semester of analytical chemistry and biochemistry, and specified courses in biology). Students who have not taken one or more of the above courses, but who meet the remaining requirements, may be admitted to the program with the understanding that such courses will be completed during the first year of graduate study. The program of study for the Ph.D. requires a minimum of 72 credits, which can include a minimum of 34 credits in course work. The curriculum includes a core of biochemistry courses and electives in biochemistry and other life and physical sciences. Up to 38 dissertation credits are required. Students, in consultation with their adviser and graduate committee, select a study program that satisfies the program requirements and is consistent with their interests. Students participate in a variety of educational experiences, including first-year research rotations, preliminary exams, oral comprehensive exams and sem inars. All degree candidates present a final seminar on their dissertation research and prov ide an oral defense of their work. Graduate fellowships are available on a competitive basis. To ensure full consideration, fellowship applications for fall admission should be completed by March 1. Biomedical Engineering Program Office: 105 Anderson Health Sciences, 784-4744 Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary program offered by the School of Medicine and College of Engineering . The program culminates in the master of science and I or doctor of philosophy degrees. Students also participate in the M.D./ Ph.D. program (Refer to the "Combined M.D./Ph.D." description in the School of Medicine section of this catalog.) In this research-oriented program, advanced scientific and engineering techniques are utilized to address modem problems in medicine and biology. Candidates must meet the Graduate School's admission criteria as well as additional requirements of the program. Ideally, the applicant's background would include: two semesters of biology or physiology, two semesters of physics or biophysics, two semesters of chemistry or biochemistry, calcu lus (including differential equations) and proficiency in at least one computer programming language. Students who are admitted with a deficiency in any academic area must complete required courses early in the graduate program. The curriculum is centered around " areas of proficiency" related to research activities. Students must demonstrate proficiency in three areas at the masters level and four areas at the doctoral level, where at least one area is in the engineering or physical sciences and at least one other area is in the medical or life sciences. In addition to Graduate School requirements, all students must pass an oral defense of thesis/ dissertation research and the following course, which will acquaint them with the broad field of biomedical engineering : BME 601-Introd uction to Biomedical Engineering-3 credits Doctoral students must also complete several additional requirements including: a research rotation, communications courses, a grant-writing exercise including an oral examination, presentation of work at a national or international scientific meeting, and a comprehensive exam. All courses of study must be approved by a student advisory committee and the program director. Students are encouraged to identify research interests and faculty mentors as early as possible during the program. For more information, write to: Biomedical Engineering, Mail Stop No. 400, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, 89557. The E-mail address is email@example.com. Call784- 4744. Cell and Molecular Biology Program Office: 146 Howard Medical Sciences, 784-6161 Cell and molecular biology is an interdisciplinary program offered by the School of Medicine, the College of Agriculture and the College of Arts and Science. Study programs lead to the master of science or doctor of philosophy degree. Additionally, medical students may earn a M.D./Ph.D. degree through the program. The highly interactive program offers a wide range of study options dealing with contemporary cell and molecular biology. Students who seek admission to the program should have completed the following course requirements: eight credits of both organic chemistry and biology, six credits of physics and four credits of calculus. If a student is admitted with a deficiency in these courses, the required courses must be completed during the first year of graduate study. Candidates for the master of science degree must satisfy all general requirements of the Graduate School and complete a curricul urn consisting of 30 credits, which include the following: 14 credits of core curriculum, six credits of research and thesis and 10 credits of approved electives. Any substitutions ofthe core curriculum requirements must be approved by the director of the cell and molecular biology program. A list of approved electives can be obtained from the program office. Master of Science Core Curricuhun: Credits B CH 613-Molecular Biophysics ... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ... 3 B CH 70S-Molecular Genetics .......................................... 4 CMB 701-Laboratory Practicum I .................................... 3 CMB 790-Graduate Seminar............................................. 2 CMB 794-Colloquium........................................................ 2 Candidates for the doctor of philosophy degree must satisfy all general requirements established by the Graduate School and complete a minimum of 72 credits, which include the following: 31 credits of core curriculum, 24 credits of research and dissertation and 17 credits of approved electives. Substitutions of the core curriculum requirements must be approved by the director of the cellular and molecular biology program. All students must have their study programs approved by the program director, or when appointed, by an advisory committee. A list of approved electives can be obtained from the program office. Doctor of Philosophy Core Curriculum: Credits B CH 613-Molecular Biophysics ... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ... 3 B CH 70S-Molecular Genetics .......................................... 4 CMB 701, 702 and 703-Laboratory Practicum I, II, III .. 9 CMB 710-Molecular Cell Biology .................................... 4 CMB 730-Classroom/Laboratory Teaching................... 3 CMB 790-Graduate Seminar............................................. 2 CMB 794-Colloquium........................................................ 6 Additional Program Requirements: All students working toward the doctoral degree must pass a comprehensive examination, in which the student independently proposes a research project in the form of a written research grant proposal. Following acceptance of the proposal by an examining committee, the proposal must be defended orally before the committee. All doctoral degree candidates must present a public seminar of their thesis research and pass an oral defense of the dissertation. Candidates for the M.D./Ph.D. degree must meet the requirements as outlined in the M.D ./Ph.D. program. Refer to the "Combined M .D./ Ph.D." description in the School of Medicine section of this catalog for more information or contact the microbiology department, 784-6161. Graduate fellowships for the cellular and molecular biology program are available on a competitive basis. Contact the program office for more information. Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Program Office: 105 Anderson, 784-6908 Cellular and molecular pharmacology and physiology is an interdisciplinary graduate program. The program leads to master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees. Candidates for admission to the program must meet the admis- Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 217 sion criteria of the Graduate School as well as certain additional requirements. Before entering the program, students should have completed the following: five semesters of chemistry (including two semesters of organic chemistry and one semester of physical chemistry), two semesters of both biology and physics and one semester of calculus. If a student is admitted with a deficiency in these courses, the required courses must be completed early in the graduate program. Twenty-four credits of dissertation work, as well as a core curriculum of required courses and various elective courses, comprise the program. The course of study is flexible enough to satisfy the student's career interests. During their first year in the program, students participate in a research rotation experience. As theirtrainingprogresses, students take part in a teaching practicum and are required to pass a comprehensive examination. As part of the examination, each student proposes a research project in the form of a written grant proposal. Following acceptance oftheproposal, each student must defend his research project orally before the examining committee. All candidates present a public seminar on their dissertation research and must pass an oral defense of the dissertation. Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering Program Office: Bureau of Mines Building, 784-6460 The University Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineeringprepares scientists and engineers for careers in the expanding areas dealing with environmental processes and quality, and stimulates research into solutions to the environmental problems of Nevada, the American Southwest and the world. The center draws primarily on the expertise ofthe University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute. In addition, the center coordinates closely with scientists, engineers, educators, administrators and policymakers in other units of the University and Community College System ofN evada, governmental agencies, environmental groups and industry. Specific purposes of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering are to: 1) coordinate undergraduate and graduate training, 2) promote interdisciplinary environmental research, 3) provide a statewide resource of technical expertise and 4) operate an analytical laboratory and other special facilities to support its campus and statewide functions. Faculty and scientists come from more than 15 departments within six schools and colleges at the University of Nevada, Reno, and all five units of the Desert Research Institute. Five graduate programs in environmental sciences and environmental engineering are offered. All programs are interdisciplinary in nature, with participating faculty from a variety of departments, colleges and schools, as well as the Desert Research Institute. These graduate programs are intended to prepare students for responsible and high visibility careers in academia, industry and government. The programs are as follows: •Atmospheric Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.) • Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology (Ph.D.) •Environmental Engineering • Environmental Science and Health (M.S./Ph.D .) •Hydrologic Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.) More complete listings for these programs may be found elsewhere in the "Interdisciplinary and Special Programs" chapter. See the civil engineering department reference in this catalog for a description of the environmental engineering program and the political science department reference for a description of courses in environmental policy. 218 Chemical Physics Program Office: 213 Chemistry Building, 784-6041 Chemical physics is an interdisciplinary program offered by the College of Arts and Science. The program, which .leads ~o the doctor of philosophy degree, provides students w1t~ a dlVe~se curricul urn covering the scope of contemporary chermcal phys1cs. Students who are admitted to the program must satisfy the Ph.D. admission requirements of either the chemistry or physics department, as well as the general admission requirements of the Graduate School. Candidates for the doctor of philosophy degree must satisfy the Graduate School requirements and complete a minimum of 72 credits, which include the following: 15 credits of core ~urriculum, 24 credits of research and dissertation, 2 credits of semmar, and 31 credits of elective courses (12 of these credits may be in independent study and 3 credits may be dissertation). Acceptable elective courses include any course approved by the student's graduate advisory committee. Doctor of Philosophy Core Curriculum Credits 1. CHEM ?55-Statistical Thermodynamics OR PHYS 732-Statistical Mechanics................................ 3 2. CHEM 757-Quantum Chemistry OR PHYS 721-Quantum Theory I ................................... 3 3. CHEM ?50-Theoretical Physical Chemistry OR PHYS 722-Quantum Theory II .................................. 3 4. PHYS 701-Mathematical Physics .............................. 3 5. CHEM 752-Chemical Kinetics; PHYS 702-Classical Mechanics; OR PHYS 725-Laser Physics............................................. 3 Additional Requirements: All students enrolled in the program will be required to pass a compre~ensive written and. oral examination, based on material covered m the core courses hsted above. The written portion of the comprehensive exam must be taken within one year of the student's completion of the core curriculum (typically by the end of the second year). The oral portion of the comprehensive exam will be taken ~ithin ~ne week of the written exam. Students who do not ach1eve sahsfactory scores on the first comprehensive examination may retake both parts of the exam within six months of the first te.sting d~te. Once the comprehensive exam has been sahsfactonly completed, students are expected to pursue a. ~igorous re~earch p~ogram under the direction of one of the afflhated chermcal phys1cs faculty. Research areas supported by the faculty span a broad range of both experimental and theoretical chemica~ physic~ topics. Students complete their research programs bywntmg a dlssertation, which must be approved by the graduate advisory committee before a degree is conferred. Developmental Disabilities Program Office: 784-4921 Graduate interdisciplinary specialization and undergraduate interdisciplinary minor programs in developmental disabiliti~s are administered by the University Affiliated Program (UAP) m developmental disabilities through the College o~ Education. ~articipating colleges and schools include arts ~d se1ence, ed 1_1cahon, human and community sciences, and med1cme. Students m these programs supplement their traditional courses. of study ~ith a number of interdisciplinary practical and educahonal expenences designed to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge of lifespan issues facing individuals with disabilities and their families. Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Minor The undergraduate program in developme~tal di.sabilities is offered as an intedisciplinary minor in con1unchon w1th any academic major, or as additional credits upon comple~ion of. th.e requirements for an undergraduate degree in~ estabhshed dl~lpline. Eighteen credits are required, and a mm1mum of 9 cred1ts must be taken in disciplines outside of one's maJOr degree program. Students are required to take at least one course in each ofthe following competency areas: 1. Foundations in Developmental Disabilities 2. Assessment and Diagnosis 3. Treatment and Training 4. Family Interactions and Community Resources 5. Transdisciplinary Case Managment Courses and field work taken to satisfy these competencies must be selected from a list of UAP-approved courses offered by the following departments: curriculum and instruction, human development and family studies, psychology, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization The graduate interdisciplinary specialization in developmental disabilities is offered as a specialization for graduate students, or as additional credits earned upon completion ofthe requirements for a graduate degree in an established discipline. Eighteen cr~dit~ a~e required, and a minimum of nine credits must be taken m d1sc1- plines outside of one's major degree program. Students are required to take at least one course in each of the following competency areas: 1. Foundations in Developmental Disabilities 2. Assessment and Diagnosis 3. Treatment and Training 4. Family Interactions and Community Resources 5. Transdisciplinary Case Management 6. Program Management and Evaluation 7. Leadership/Grant Writing (optional) Courses and field work taken to satisfy these competencies must be selected from a list of UAP-approved 600- and 700-level courses offered by the following departments: curric~lum an~ ~nstruction, educational leadership, family and commun1ty med1cme, human development and family studies, psychology, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. For additional information on the undergraduate- or graduatelevel interdisciplinary programs in developmental disabilities and current course offerings, contact the Director, University Affiliated Program, Research and Educational Planning Center, or call784- 4921. Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Program Office: 122 Knudtsen Resource Center, 784-4439 The ecology, evolution and conservation biology prog~am is a research-based interdisciplinary graduate program leadmg to a doctor of philosophy degree. The program is offered jointly by the College of Arts and Science, College of Agriculture and the Desert Research Institute. Students examine the ecology, evolution and conservation biology of organisms of the Great Basin, the Sierra Nevada, as well as threatened and endangered life-forms in various parts of the world. They investigate a broad range of biological techniques, studying individuals, populations, species, communities and ecosystems. Students who seek admission to the program should have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0, a combined verbal and quantitative GRE score of 1,200 (a TOEFL score of 600 for international students) and should have completed the following course requirements: 24 credits of biology (including genetics, evolution and ecology), six credits of physical sciences (including organic chemistry or biochemistry), six credits of university mathematics including calculus and three credits of statistics or equivalent evidence of ability to succeed in a Ph.D. program. Candidates for the doctoral degree must satisfy all the general requirements of the Graduate School and complete a minimum of 72 credits, which include the following: 24 credits of research and dissertation, 18 credits of electives, 16 credits oflecture courses, 12 credits of core curriculum and two credits of seminar. Core Curriculum Credits EECB 701 or equivalent .. .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ..... 3 EECB 702 or equivalent ....................................................... 3 Graduate-level statistics course.......................................... 3 Presentation of scientific data or research design .... .... .... 3 Additional Requirements: Students enrolled in the program will be required to pass a qualifying exam. To qualify, they must post a minimum score of 680 on the GRE advanced test in biology or subscores of 70 in population biology, 70 in organismal biology and 62 in cellular and subcellular biology. Students with unsatisfactory scores in any of the three study areas must complete an undergraduate biology course in that specialization with a grade of B or better. In addition, students will be required to pass a comprehensive written and oral examination. After the written examination is completed, the student's oral exam will be conducted by the student's advisory / examining committee. Students spend a minimumoftwo semesters teaching an undergraduate laboratory or lecture course, and complete a rigorous progam that includes the writing of a dissertation. Graduate fellowships for the ecology, evolution and conservation biology program are available on a competitive basis. Environmental Sciences and Health Program Office: 210 Bureau of Mines Building, 784-6400 The environmental sciences and health graduate program provides education and research training in the areas of environmental chemistry, ecological toxicology (environmental biology and ecology), and environmental toxicology as it relates to human health. The program is based on the tenet that graduate education in the environmental sciences requires training and research linking the disciplines of chemistry, biology, ecology, physics and human health. To foster interdisciplinary interactions, the program recognizes that students must have a strong core curriculum within the environmental sciences. Beyond that, flexible graduatelevel education and research is promoted. The program administers solely a Plan A graduate course of study and research at both the M.S. and Ph.D. level. The program's faculty comes from the University of Nevada, Reno (College of Agriculture, College of Arts and Science, College of Engineering and School of Mines), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Desert Research Institute. The environmental sciences and health program consists of three disciplinary tracks which serve as focal points for student recruitment, faculty participation, and administration of academic and research activitites. The tracks are: environmental chemistry, ecological toxicology, and environmental toxicology and health. The environmental chemistry track focuses on the source, transport, transformation and fate of chemicals in the environment. The ecological toxicology track addresses biological and ecological issues of fate and effects, ranging from biochemical mechanisms of toxicity in nonhuman species to biogeochemistry of xenobiotics in Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 219 manmade and natural ecosystems. The environmental toxicology track addresses issues in human health and environmental quality, including biochemistry, physiology and nutrition. Prospective graduate students should have a GRE score exceeding 1,000 (verbal plus quantitative), TOEFL score exceeding 600 (international students), and an undergraduate or graduate major in biology, chemistry, ecology, physics or human health (or a related major). Applicants for the M.S. and Ph.D. programs must have an undergraduate GP A exceeding 2.75 and 3.0, respectively. In addition, the program has a series of undergraduate course prerequisites, and deficiencies must be made up during the first year of graduate study. Applicants must have a faculty sponsor prior to a cceptance in the program. A more detailed list of entrance requirements is available from the program office. Candidates for both the M.S. and Ph.D. degree must satisfy all general requirements of the Graduate School. In addition, the environmental sciences and health program requires students to take a miunimumofthree ofthe five core courses plus the program's seminar series. The core courses are as follows: Core Courses ERS 632-Environmental Toxicology................................ 3 ERS 630-Analysis of Environmental Contaminants ..... 3 ERS 667-Regional and Global Issues in the Environmental Sciences .. .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .. 3 NUTR 619-Principles of Human Nutrition and Metabolism ......................................................................... 3 ERS 633-Environmental Chemicals Exposure, Transport and Fate.......................................... 3 For theM .S. degree, at least 30 credits of graduate courses must be completed, and at least 21 ofthese credits must be earned within the UCCSN. For the Ph.D. degree, a minimum of 72 credits are required, including at least 34 credit hours in formal course work. A more detailed description of course requirements is available from the environmental sciences and health program office. Additional Requirements. Students in the Ph.D. program must pass a comprehensive examination at the end of their second year of graduate study. The examination includes topics of general concern in the environmental sciences (written examination) as well as topics focusing on the candidate's particular area of research (written and/ or oral examination). Upon completion ofthe research, for both the M.S. and Ph.D., the candidate must present a public seminar and pass an oral defense ofthe thesis or dissertation. A complete description of the program can be obtained from the ES&H program office. Graduate fellowships are available. Environmental Studies Program Office: lOOC, Knudtsen Resources Center, 784-4020 The university offers an interdisciplinary minor in environmental studies through the College of Agriculture, through the Department of Environmental and Resource Science. The environmental studies program addresses problems of the environment and of natural resource and energy use. Students study several academic disciplines. To complete the program, students must earn 24 credits in the minorfield. At least nine credits must be in upper-division (300-400 level) courses. Core Requirements: The following courses are required for all students seeking a minor in environmental studies: Credits ENV 100-Humans and the Environment....................... 3 One of the following three-credit courses: . .... .... .... .... .... ... 3 GEOG 305-Community Environmental Problems 220 P SC 457- Environmental Policy ERS 467- Regional and Global Issues in Environmental Sciences GEOG 435 (crosslisted as ERS 435)- Conservation of Natural Resources Additional Requirements: Students pursuing the environmental studies minor must select at least two three-credit courses from each of the following areas of concentration: . .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ........ .... .... .... .... .... 18 Ecological and Physical Principles GEOG 434 (crosslisted as BIOL 434)- Biogeography GEOL 100-Principles and Applications ERS 222- Soils (4 credits) BIOL 100-Principles and Applications BIOL 314--Ecology and Population Biology CHEM 100-Molecules and Life in the Modem World ERS 467*- Regional and Global Issues in Environmental Sciences PHYS 100-Introductory Physics ERS 1 00-Principles of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences Humanities, Economics and Social Principles APEC 202- Resources, Environment and the Economy APEC 436-Natural Resource Use in Native American Economics APEC 466-Natural Resource and Environmental Economics ANTH 470-Anthropology and Ecology EC 102- Principles of Microeconomics ENGL 490-Major Texts of the Environmental Movement ERS 288- Cultural Issues and Natural Resources GEOG 464- Race, Gender and the Environment HIST 316-American Env ironmental History HUEC 101- Foundations in Human Ecology OR equivalent courses in economic or social sciences Environmental Planning and Policy APEC 332- Agricultural, Natural Resource and Environmental Policy GEOG 305*--Comrnunity Environmental Problems P SC 457*- Environmental Policy ERS 494- Range and Forest Administration and Policy GEOG 456-Land Use Planning P SC 453- Environmental Law P SC 455- Energy and Resource Policy P SC 458- Land and Water Resource Policy P SC 459- Global Environmental Policy OR equivalent courses in environmental and resource planning and policy *If not taken as a core requirement A ma'<imum of three credits in ENV 301 and three credits in ENV 401 may be used toward the minor program. These earned credits may be substituted for one course in each of two different areas of concentration, as listed above. Students are advised t o gain the approval of an environmental studies adviser and the student's major department before registering for selected courses each semester; the adviser works with the student in designing an appropriate program. No stude~t minoring in environmental studies may include more than s1x credits from courses in his or her major department. If credits from the major depaltment are used, they must be in addition to those earned to fulfill the requirements for the major. Ethnic Studies Program Office: 300 Mack Social Science, 784-6647 A minor in ethnic studies is offered through the collaboration of several departments and under the direction of the Ethnic Studies Board. The p rogram focuses on the following ethnic minority groups: African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American and Native American. Designed to increase students' awareness of these groups, the program examines the experiences and contributions of a wide range of people. The ethnic studies minor also addresses the characteristics, issues and effects of racism. Students enrolled in the ethnic studies minor will be required to complete 18 credit hours in this specialization. Nine of these credits must be in upper-division courses. Student s should select courses from more than one department. All courses are three credits each. Course requirements: 1. Nine of the 18 required credit hours must be completed in courses covering multiple ethnic minority groups. Students may select three courses from the following: ANTH 205---Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies E L 421- Education in Developing Nations ENGL 345---Literature of Ethnic Minorities in the United States E S 307- Topics in Race and Racism HDFS 438- Children and Families in M ultiethnic Society P SC 353- Ethnic Politics in the United States PSY 433-Psychological Aspects of Racial Differences SOC 205-Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies SOC 379-Ethnic and Race Relations SPCM 412-Intercultural Communication 2. Three credit hours must be taken from courses covering the African-American experience. Applicable courses are: ANTH 489- Peoples and Cultures of Africa HIST 455-456-African-American Experience in America 3. Three credit hours must be taken from courses covering the Hispanic-American experience. Applicable courses include: ANTH 464--Contemporary Latin American Society HIST 343-344--Latin America P SC 415-Govemment and Politics in Latin America SPAN 222- Hispanic America and Its Culture 4. Three credit hours must be taken from courses covering the Native American experience. Applicable courses include: ANTH 345-American Indian Art ANTH 420-American Indian Languages ANTH 427-Native American Literature ANTH 461-Indians of the Great Basin HIST 418--History of the United States: American Indian Relations General Studies Program Office: 206 Midby-Byron Center, 784-4046 The university's bachelor of general studies (BGS) degree program provides interdisciplinary study across the academic disciplines and professional fields. It is designed for nontraditio_nal students whose age, residence, academic interest or career obJeCtives require an individualized university degree. There is no oncampus resident credit requirement. Degree candidates are assigned an academic adviser to assist in preparing an appropriate course of study. Prospective graduat~ students should contact their adviser regarding the degree's applicability to that goal. The program objectives are: 1. To meet the University of Nevada, Reno's mission as a landgrant university to better serve the general educational needs ofthe state's citizens; 2. To provide nontraditional students an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree while maintaining their family and/or employment responsibilities; 3. To provide an opportunity for a degree that may include studies in several disciplinary and professional areas; 4. To provide students an opportunity to build upon the associate of arts and the associate in general studies degrees offered by two-year colleges. Entrance Requirements: To be admitted to the program, students must have completed a minimum of 60 undergraduate credits from an accredited institution. Program Completion Requirements: 1. A minimum of 124 credits must be earned with 40 or more credits in courses numbered 300 or above. A minimum of 45 credits must be completed in University of Nevada, Reno courses (oncampus, off-campus, telecourse or correspondence). Sixty of the 124 total credits must be earned at four-year colleges and universities. A maximum of four credits applicable to the BGS degree may be earned in recreation, physical education and dance activity courses (numbered 100-199); 2. A cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.25 for all courses attempted at the university and an overall grade-point average of at least 2.25 must be earned within the program; 3. All university core curriculum requirements are met by completing the General Studies requirements; 4. Students must complete a 30-credit cluster of thematicallyrelated coursework. Twelve of the 30 credits must be 300-400 level. The cluster must cross three departments or two colleges. The student will design the cluster and may use courses already completed; 5. Sixty credits must be earned in the following manner (which is subject to change): a. Humanities and Fine Arts-12 credits i. WT 201-Foundations of Western Culture (3 credits) ii. WT 202-The Modem World (3 credits) iii. Core Curriculum Fine Arts Requirement (3 credits) Refer to the "Fine Arts" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. iv. Select one additional course (3 credits) from the following list: ART 100-Visual Foundations ART 116-117-Survey ofthe Art of Western Civilization I, II ART 214-Survey of American Art ART 256-Cinema I/The Silent Era ART 257-Cinema II /The Sound Era ENGL 131-Introduction to Literature ENGL 235-English Literature to 1800 ENGL 236-English Literature, 1800 to the Present ENGL 241-Survey of American Literature ENGL 244-Introduction to Fiction ENGL 253-Introduction to Drama ENGL 261-Introduction to Poetry ENGL 281-Introduction to Language ENGL 291-Introduction to Literary Study ENGL 292-Great Books: The Greeks to Dante ENGL 293-Great Books: The Renaissance to the Present FR 221-France and Its Culture Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 221 FR 223-French Literature in English Translation GER 221-German Speaking Europe and Its Culture GER 223-German Literature in English Translation IT AL 221-Italy and Its Culture JAPN 221-J apan and Its Culture RUSS 221-Russia and Its Cultures SPAN 221-Iberia and its Cultures SPAN 222-Hispanic-America and its Culture SPAN 223-Spanish Literature in English Translation HIST 105-106---European Civilization MUS 120-Survey of Jazz MUS 121-Music Appreciation MUS 122-Masterworks of Music MUS 201-202-Music History I, II PHIL 110-Introduction to Philosophy PHIL 112-World Religions PHIL 113-Critical Thinking and Reasoning PHIL 114--Introduction to Symbolic Logic PHIL 125-Introduction to Ethics PHIL 130-Introduction to Metaphysics PHIL 211-Ancient Philosophy PHIL 213-Modern Philosophy RPED 263-Aesthetics and Criticism in Dance RPED 264--History of Dance I RPED 265-History of Dance II THTR 100-Introduction to Theatre THTR 110-Theatre: A Cultural Context THTR 118-0rientation to Performing Theatre THTR 221-Interpretation b. Natural Sciences and Mathematics-12 credits i. Core Curriculum Natural Sciences Requirement (6 credits) Refer to the "Natural Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. ii. Core Curriculum Mathematics Requirement (3 credits) Refer to the "Mathematics" section of the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog. iii. Select one additional course (3 credits) from the following list: Any natural science course from Group A orB not used to satisfy the Core Curriculum. OR GEOL 160-The Parade of Life HIST 282-Introduction to the History of Science MATH 120-Fundamentals of College Mathematics MATH 128-Algebra and Trigonometry (5 credits) MATH 176---Elements of Calculus MATH 178-Calculus for Science MATH 181-Calculus I (4 credits) c. Social Sciences-12 credits i. Core Curriculum Social Sciences Requirement (3 credits). Refer to the "Social Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog. ii. WT 203-The American Experience and Constitutional Change (3 credits) iii. Select two three-credit courses (6 credits) from the following list: ANTH 101-The Human Experience 222 ANTH 201-Peoples and Cultures of the Americas and Pacific ANTH 205-Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies (same as SOC 205) EC 101-Principles of Macroeconomics EC 102-Principles of Microeconomics GEOG 106-Introduction to Cultural Geography HIST 101-102-United States JOUR 101-Introduction to Journalism PSC 103- Principles of American Constitutional Government PSC 104-Great Issues of Politics PSC 210---American Public Policy PSC 211-Comparative Government and Politics PSC 231-World Politics PSY 101-Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science SW 220-Introduction to Social Work SOC 101-Principles of Sociology SOC 202-American Society SPCM 210---Introduction to Communication WS 101-Introduction to Women's Studies d. Communication and English Composition-12 credits i. ENGL 102-Composition II (3 credits) ii. Select at least three courses (9 credits) from the following list: Courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. CIS 201-Introd uction to Computer Information Systems CIS 202-Computer Information Systems Laboratory (1 credit) CIS 203-Microcomputers in Business CIS 253-Computer Applications Using RPG CS 103-Computer Applications for Engineers and Scientists (2 credits) CS lOS-Computers in the Information Age CS 106---Introduction to Computer Science I CS 207-Introduction to Computer Science II CS 224-Application Computer Languages (1 credit) ENGL 101-Composition I ENGL 321-Expository Writing Foreign languages through 209-level (2-4 credits each) SPCM 113-Fundamentals of Speech Communication e. Colleges other than Arts and Science-12 credits Use of upper-division courses to fulfill this requirement must be approved by the general studies adviser. Gerontology Programs Program Office: 104C Mackay Science, 784-1801 The interdisciplinary certificate program in gerontology is administered by the Graham and Jean Sanford Center for Aging through the College of Human and Community Sciences. Other participating colleges and schools include arts and science, ed ucation and medicine. The program provides students with educational and practical experience to increase their effectiveness in working with older adults. Students may select a 24-credit certificate program in gerontology or an 18-credit minor in gerontology. The gerontology certificate may be obtained by students regardless of major, by community professionals who work with senior citizens, or by nondegree candidates interested in issues pertaining to the elderly. The 24-credit course of study includes 12 credits of required subjects, including three credits of field experi-ence, and 12 credits selected from approved electives emphasizing gerontology. Field study, a vital component of the curriculum requiring approval by the program coordinator, involves practical application of gerontology concepts in community projects and settings serving older adults. Upon completion, the student is required to discuss the impact, outcomes and results at a presentation for fellow students, faculty and community professionals. Students who wish to minor in gerontology must complete a total of 18 credits. Nine credits are the required core courses; field study credits are not required for the minor, however, they may be used as electives. The additional nine credits may be selected from any of the remaining electives and may include field study. Required Core Courses: Credits HDFS 431e, 631e-Advanced Studies in Human Development and Family: Adult Development............ 3 NURS 430, 630---Aging and Health ................................... 3 PSY 446, 646---Psychological Aspects of Aging ............... 3 Field Study Options: H S 482, 682-Field Work in Gerontology PSY 447, 647-Geropsychology Field Experience PSY 448, 648---Geropsychology: Independent Study NOTE: Field experience courses are available through various academic departments, in addition to those listed above. Approved Elective Courses: CEP 753-Adult Development and Counseling H S 300-Communication Skills for Health Professionals H S 411, 611-Health Care Ethics and the Humanities H S 475, 675-Human Values and Professional Ethics HDFS 440, 640-Perspectives on Aging NURS411, 611-Biology of Aging NUTR 422f, 622f-Nutrition in the Life Cycle: Middle and Late Life RPED 343-Recreation for an Aging Population S W 430-Social Services in Death and Dying SOC 410, 610-Sociology of Aging SPA 421-Communication Problems of the Aged Community college courses offered as approved electives: CPD 146-Introd uction to Family and Respite Caregiving PSY / SOC 276-Aging in Modem American Society NOTE: In addition to the electives listed above, various seminars and and workshops are offered periodically through special problems courses. These courses may be taken for credit toward the gerontology certificate or minor. Students must obtain prior approval of the program coordinator before registering for such courses. Historic Preservation Program Office: 501 Ansari Business Building, 784-6851 The university offers a historic preservation minor through the College of Arts and Science. Historic preservation is a rapidly expanding field devoted to the understanding, recording, preservation, restoration or adaptive reuse of significant objects, buildings, sites, neighborhoods, districts or engineering works that reflect a portion of the nation's historic and prehistoric cultural heritage. Particular emphasis is placed on the heritage of Nevada and the American West. Students examine the principles of historic preservation, the structure and purposes of private, municipal, state and federal programs and agencies, as well as historic preservation laws. In the program, students participate in field research projects and internships with local, state and federal historic preservation agencies. Related courses from other departments and colleges are utilized in the program, depending upon the student's major program and specific interests in a field of historic preservation. Students enrolled in the Land Use Planning Policy master's degree program may specialize in historic preservation. A program of study, usually 12-15 credit hours of related coursework, is required. Minor Required courses for undergraduate minor: Credits A museology course in one of five departments: ANTH 309 (crosslisted as Art 309, Biol309, Geol309, Hist 309)-Museology ...................................................... 3 H P 400----Principles of Historic Preservation.................. 3 H P 401-Laws and Policies................................................ 3 H P 403-W orld Architecture .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... . 3 H P 405-Historic Preservation Survey and Planning.... 3 HP 480-Intemship ... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ... 3 P SC 341-Elements of Public Administration ................ 3 Honors Program Program Office: 101 Lincoln Hall,784-1455 The honors program offers talented students additional opportunity for developing their skills and training their powers of observation, thought and expression. Successful participation in the program gives students the personal satisfaction of having mastered the most innovative and challenging course of study the university offers. In completing the program, students enjoy a close relationship with their teachers and fellow honors students. Honors students may graduate cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude from the university. These marks of distinction indicate the student's ability to complete independent study and exhibit superior scholarship. Admission to the program, based on high school grades, test scores, admission essay and teacher recommendations, is by application only. Students apply directly to the honors program. Honors students pursue a regular course of study in their major and minor fields. Thirty credits of honors-designated courses are required to complete the program. These credits include honorsdesignated classes in the Core Curriculum and in the student's major. The 30 credits in honors courses are part of the normal degree program. Honors students must maintain a satisfactory grade-point average to continue in the program. Honors requirements are established by the Honors Board. Graduation cum laude requires a grade-point average of at least 3.5; magna cum laude, a grade-point average of at least 3.7 with an "A" grade on the senior thesis or project; summa cum laude, a gradepoint average of at least 3.9 with an" A" grade on the senior thesis or project. Honors students must satisfy the grade-point average requirement by earning at least 96 credits in courses graded "A" through "F." The honors program is administered by the Honors Program Board, which evaluates all applications for admission and all applications for graduation with honors. Hydrologic Sciences Program Office: 103A Knudtsen Resource Center, 784-6469 The hydrologic sciences program is administered by the program director and faculty members with teaching and/ or research interests in the areas of hydrology, hydrogeology and water resources. The programs are structured to stimulate the graduate student's professional development by: Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 223 l. Providing appropriate channels for specialization; 2. Broadening knowledge and competence through basic and applied concepts relative to the field(s) of choice; 3. Providing a learning and/or working climate conducive to subsequent professional careers in teaching, research, consulting and I or administration. Students entering the program should have a bachelor of science degree or the equivalent in agricultural engineering, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, geology, geological engineering, natural resource ecology or a related field. Program participants can pursue the master of science degree either with PlanA (thesis) or Plan B (nonthesis). The Ph.D. degree program is also available for qualified students who intend to pursue a career in teaching or research. Core courses are established by the voting hydrologic sciences faculty for both the master of science and Ph.D. programs. Graduate students select from a rich breadth and depth of coursework in hydrology, including: ERS 614-Hydrologic Fluid Dynamics ERS 622-Soil Physics ERS 682-Small Watershed Hydrology ERS 683-Hydrology of Irrigated Agriculture ERS 702-Soil Chemistry ERS 735-Surface Water Contaminant Transport I ERS 740----Surface Water Contaminant Transport II ERS 742-Shallow Groundwater Management ERS 782-Hydrology /Hydrogeology Seminar ERS 793-Hydrology /Hydrogeology Field Camp G E 684-Groundwater Hydrology GEOL 716-Low Temperature Aqueous Geochemistry GEOL 718-Chemistry of Environmental Waters and Isotopes GEOL 756-Aquatic Chemistry GEOL 780-Isotope Hydrology GEOL 783-Groundwater Hydraulics GEOL 784-Unsaturated Groundwater Flow GEOL 785-Groundwater Modeling GEOL 786-Groundwater Contaminant Transport NOTE: Course descriptions can be found under the appropriate departmental listing. Residents of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming, who qualify under the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) regional graduate programs, may be awarded an out-of-state tuition waiver. To be eligible, students must send a letter stating that they seek a university grant-in-aid for the WICHE-approved program. The WICHE office from the student's home state also must send a letter to the hydrology /hydrogeology program office, certifying that the applicant is eligible for the WICHE regional graduate program. Applications for the program are processed twice a year. For the fall semester, applications and letters of reference must be received by Feb. 1. For the spring semester, applications and letters of reference must be received by Sept. 1. Interior Design Program Program Office: 521 Ansari Business Building, 784-6577 or 784-1780 A design education is a broadly-based study of human experience and interaction with the man-made environment, rooted in the liberal arts and design fundamentals, with a focus on purposeful problem solving. The interior design program develops creative, applied, communication, and criticalthinking skills through an interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares graduates for careers in residential and I or commercial interior design and many related fields. The design major balances human well-being and qualityof- life concerns with functional, aesthetic, behavioral, environmental and pragmatic approaches to problem solving. 224 Through required coursework, students learn principles of design, the design process, critical thinking and problem solving skills, methods of presenting design concepts, and business practices relevant to interior design. Students complete a number of professional projects and develop a portfolio of design work. The senior internship program provides students with an opportunity to work in a professional setting, applying concepts learned in the classroom while gaining valuable on-the-job experience. In addition to the interior design core of 49 credits and the university's general education core curricul urn, the major includes 33-45 credits of interdisciplinary coursework in environmental design, behavioral science, business, art and communications. To obtain a bachelor of science degree, students must complete a total of128 credits and meet both university and program requirements, includingcompletion of at least 50 credits in upper-division courses. Students majoring in interior design must earn a minimum grade of "C" for each course in the interior design core in order to progress to the next required course. They must also take all courses in the proper sequence. The interior design program recommends specific university Core Curriculum capstone and diversity courses, which meet major requirements. For course descriptions specific to interior design, see the Course Offerings section of this catalog. Because many of the courses require completion of p rerequisites, students are encouraged to seek regular academic advisement as they pursue the degree. Interior Design Major Credits I. UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS ....................................... 33 (minumun) A. English-3-6 credits ENGL 101-Composition I .......................................... 3 ENGL 102-Composition II ......................................... 3 NOTE: Students who place in ENGL 102 are not required to complete ENGL 101. B. Mathematics-3 credits Select one of the following courses: ............................ 3-5 MATH 120--Fundamentals of College ...................... Mathematics (3 credits) MATH 128-Algebra and Trigonometry (5 credits) MATH 152-Introduction to Statistics (3 credits) MATH 176-Elements of Calculus I (3 credits) MATH 178-Calculus for Science I (3 credits) MATH 181-Calculus I (4 credits) c. Natural Sciences- 6 credits Refer to the "Natural Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog ............................. 6 D. Social Sciences-3 credits PSY 101- Introduction to Psychology as Social Science 3 E. Fine Arts-3 credits Met by art requirements listed under interdisciplinary section of "Major Requirements" below. F. Western Traditions-9 credits W T 201- Foundations of Western Culture .............. 3 W T202- The Modem World ........ ........ ..................... 3 W T 203-The American Experience and Constitutional Change ........ ........ ........................ ..... 3 G. Capston e Cou rses-6 credits Refer to the "Capstone" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. Recommended: H P 403 and MGRS462 (See Interdisciplinary section of "Major Requirements" below.) ........................................................................ 6 H. Diversity-3 credits Refer to the "Diversity'' section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. See interior design adviser for appropriate course selection. II. ADDITIONAL COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS ....... 0 III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS......................................... 94 A. Interior Design Core- 49 credits 1. A three-credit architectural drafting course, ADT 105, offered at Truckee Meadows Community College (or OFT 105 at Western Nevada Community College). 2. A three-credit architectural construction course, AAD 107, offered at Truckee Meadows Community College. 3. A three-credit introductory computer-aided design course, OFT 131, offered at Truckee Meadows Community College and Western Nevada Community College. Credits 4. INTO 151- Foundations for Design........................ 4 5. INTD 216-Textiles .................................................... 3 6. INTD 254-Interior Presentation Techniques ........ 3 7. INTD 275-Housing ........................ .......................... 3 8. INTO 350--Space, Light and Color ........ ........ ......... 3 9. INTO 353-History of Interiors..... ........................... 3 10. INTO 356- Interior Design I (Residential) ... .......... 3 11. INTO 355-Materials and Resources ..................... .. 3 12. INTO 358- Interior Design II (Contract) ..... ........ ... 3 13. INTO 452- Contemporary Design Concepts ......... 3 14. INTO 456- Professional Practices for Interior Designers .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ..... 3 15. INTO 459-Interior Design III.................................. 3 16. INTO 470--Intemship ............................................... 3 B. Interdisciplinary expanded field of concentration- 45 credits 1. Environmental Design-9 credits a. H P 400--Principles of Historic Preservation; H P 402- History of American Architecture; OR H P 403--World Architecture (capstone course) 3 b. Two courses from the following list: ....... ........ .... .. 6 PSY 333- Environmental Psychology PSY 405- Perception SOC 376- The Community ANTH/ ART /HIST 309- M useology Landscape design (offered at Truckee Meadows Community College) Building codes (offered at Truckee Meadows Community College and Western Nevada Community College) 2. Behavioral Science-6 credits (select two courses) PSY 435- Personality PSY /SOC 261- Social Psychology 1: The Person and Social Influence PSY /SOC 362- Social Psychology II: Group Structure and Process SOC 101- Principles of Sociology SOC 342- Social Stratification SOC 371- Political Sociology SOC 379- Ethnic and Race Relations (diversity course) SOC 391-Bureaucracy and Large Scale Organizations SOC 393- Ind ustrial Sociology SOC 410--Sociology of Aging SOC 453-The Sociology of Gender SOC 480-The Family 3. Business-12 credits (select four courses) MGRS 101-Introduction to Business MGRS 312-Consumer Behavior MGRS 321-Business Corrununications MGRS 323-0rganizational and Interpersonal Behavior MGRS 325-Legal Environment MGRS 367-Human Resource/Personnel Management MGRS 373-Business Law I MGRS 462-Changing Environments (capstone course) ACC 201-Introductory Accounting I ACC 202-Introd uctory Accounting II ECON 102-Principles of Microeconomics 4. Art-9 credits ART 116---Survey of the Art of Western Civilization I ART 117-Survey of the Art of Western Civilization II ART 121-Drawing 5. Communications-9 credits a. SPCM 329-Business and Professional Speaking 3 b. JOUR 300-Visual Corrununication; JOUR 303-Media Graphics; OR JOUR 335-Corporate Corrununications .............. 3 c. One course from the following list:........................ 3 IV. JOUR 331-Introduction to Advertising JOUR 333-Advertising Media JOUR 334-Advertising Copywriting JOUR 431-Advertising Photography and Graphics SPCM 315-Small Group Corrununication SPCM 410---Nonverbal Communication SPCM 411-Interpersonal Corrununication SPCM 412-Intercultural Corrununication SPCM 428---0rganizational Corrununication SPCM 435-Persuasion MINOR REQUIREMENTS ....................................... . 0 ~ ROCTIVES----------------- MD VI. TOTAL CREDITS......................................................... 128 Interior Design Minor Students majoring in another field may minor in interior design by completing the following: Credits INTO 151-Foundations for Design .................................. 4 INTO 353-History of Interiors.......................................... 3 INTO 355-Materials and Resources................................. 3 INTO 452-Contemporary Design Concepts ................... 3 Two of the following courses: .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ..... 5-6 INTO 275-Housing INTO 350-Space, Light and Color INTO 402-Contemporary Issues (2 credits min.) INTO 456---Professional Practices for Interior Designers Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 225 NOTE: For further information, contact the interior design program coordinator. International Affairs Program Office: 240 Mack Social Science, 784-6791 The International Affairs Program administers a number of academic programs offered through the College of Arts and Science as well as closely related support efforts. These include an interdisciplinary major in international affairs, minors in Asian studies and Latin American studies (see separate listings), a Model United Nations Program, the University of Nevada student component of the exchange program with Beijing Language and Culture University, the Bertha Miranda and Harry M. Chase Jr. scholarship programs, an internship program, and an international Student Ambassador program. It also serves as adviser to the International Affairs Student Club. The major in international affairs involves an" expanded field of concentration" involving 36 credits plus prerequisites. As a consequence, those who select this major may, under appropriate circumstances, use up to three courses from this major to fulfill a required minor or second major. Similarly, both capstones may be taken within the major if taught in different departments. The diversity of options within the major and stress placed upon study abroad experiences means that advisement through the program should be sought prior to enrollment. Entering students should plan to take Economics 101 and 102, International Affairs 100, and foreign language courses during their first year. In some cases, additional survey or introductory courses at the 200-level may be recorrunended in the second semester. International students should consider the 100-level survey courses in European and American history or politics as ways of improving their performance in the Western Traditions sequence and in other courses in the major which assume some familiarity with history, society and government in Europe and North America. The courses comprising the international affairs major provide extensive training in analysis, synthesis, writing and speaking in a public setting. They may lead toward a broad range of careers, depending upon interests, specializations within the major, and tools acquired such as language fluency. In many cases, an additional professional degree will be required to enter many attractive careers. Program advisement includes extensive advice on career options and requirements. Internships may provide the experiential basis for choosing or rejecting some careers. The major in international affairs consists of a 21-credit required component and a 15-credit specialized option. The latter includes a senior thesis supervised by an appropriate faculty member, with topic and supervisor approved by the program director. Area study options require an appropriate language. Ordinarily, internship and Model United Nations credits will count within the specialized option component. The Required Component of the Major-21 credits International Affairs 100-A Global Perspective ................. . International Relations (PSC 211, 231 or 336) ....................... . International Economic Institutions (ECON 301,458,459, 460) .................................... ............... . Culture, Geography and Ideas ............................................... . Research Tools (GEOG 325 or 416; PSC 427; CIS 201 or statistics statifies this requirement but does not count toward the major) .............................................. . Upper-Division Diplomacy (HIST 407, 408; IAFF 300; PSC 336, 432, 433, 436, 437, 438, 439, 459) ........................ . 3 3 3 6 3 3 226 Specialized Component Options-15 credits Area Studies I: Asia Area Studies II: Europe Area Studies III: Latin America Area Studies IV: North America Diplomacy, Law and Organization International Environmental Studies International Political Economy Each semester as a part of the advisement process, the international affairs program publishes a student guide which lists and categorizes courses (including new and topical courses) that may be used as part of the major. This guide should be obtained at the same time that advisement is scheduled. Study Abroad Programs Students with an interest in foreign affairs and foreign languages are encouraged to participate in University Studies Abroad Consortium programs in Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Thailand. In addition to political science courses and an extensive set of foreign language and literature courses, USAC offers courses in economics, business, history and anthropology. Contact USAC, 281 Getchell Library, or call 784- 6569 for a study abroad catalog. Italian Studies Program Office: 205 Frandsen Humanities, 784-6055 The College of Arts and Science offers an undergraduate minor in Italian studies under the direction of the department of foreign languages and literatu res. Twenty credits are requ ired, of which 11-14 credits must be taken through the foreign languages and literatures department and 6-9 credits of related electives (at the 300-400 level) to be taken in at least two different departments. Course work in the related electives must deal specifically with Italian topics. If offered, ITAL 305-306---Italian Composition, may be substituted for related electives. Core Courses Credits ITAL 204-Second Year Italian .......................................... 3 ITAL 221-Italy and Its Culture OR ITAL 223-Italian Literature in English Translation....... 3 ITAL 309-Italian Conversation......................................... 2 ITAL 462-Dante's Divine Comedy AND/OR................ 3 ITAL 464-Petrarch; Boccaccio ........................................... 3 Related Electives Select two or three courses from the following list . .... .... 6-9 ANTH 469-Peoples and Cultures of Europe ART 315-Italian Renaissance Art ART 316-Southem Baroque Art HIST 384-The Italian Renaissance HIST 385-Early Modem Europe P SC 411-Govemment and Politics in Western Europe Japanese Studies Program Office: 205 Frandsen Hall, 784-6055 The College of Arts and Science offers an undergraduate minor in Japanese studies under the direction of the department of foreign languages and literatures. Twenty credits are required, 14 of which must be core courses taken through the department. Six credits of related electives (at the 300-400 level) may be selected from the list below. In addition, a "B" average must be maintained in Japanese language courses. Core Courses Credits JAPN 204-Second-Year Japanese..................................... 3 JAPN 221-Japan and Its Culture...................................... 3 JAPN 305-Japanese Conversation and Composition.... 3 JAPN 306---Japanese Conversation and Composition.... 3 JAPN 309-Japanese Conversation ................................... 2 Related Electives Select two courses from the following list: ...................... . GEOG 489-East Asia HIST 243-History of East Asia I HIST 244-History of East Asia II HIST 353-Recent History of the Far East P SC 414-Govemment and Politics in East Asia Master of Judicial Studies 6 Program Office: 103B Reynolds School of Journalism, 784-6270 The Master of Judicial Studies degree program is offered through a cooperative program of the University of Nevada, Reno, the National Judicial College and theN ational Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. The two judicial organizations are academic affiliates ofthe university and are located on campus. The purpose of the MJS program is to provide sitting judges with coordinated theoretical and practical academic experience aimed at giving them more knowledge and tools to use in their courtrooms. Sitting judges may apply for admission to the program and, if admitted, may pursue one of two major courses of study: one intended for trial judges, the other for juvenile and family court judges. The degree requires the successful completion of32 credits in required and elective courses, and the completion of an acceptable thesis. Candidates spend a minimum of two summers in residence at the university. Latin American Studies Program Office: 240 Mack Social Science, 784-66791 An undergraduate minor in Latin American Studies is offered through the College of Arts and Science and coordinated by the International Affairs Program. It includes study of Spanish beyond the minimum college requirement and integrates regional courses taught through six cooperating departments and programs. It also takes advantage of established University Studies Abroad Consortium programs in Chile and Costa Rica. To complete the minor field of concentration in Latin American Studies, students must earn 20 credits consisting of: Credits International Affairs 100 ........................................................... 3 Spanish 305, 306, 307 or 309* .................................................... 5-8 History 320, 343-344; Spanish 222, 351-352 ... .... .... .... .... .... ..... 6-9 Advanced Area Studies Options: ............................................ 6-9 Anthropology 425, 464 Foreign Language and Literature 450,480 (on approval) Geography 476 History 347, 348,349,441 International Affairs 350 (on approval) Political Science 415 Spanish 401, 484, 485, 486, 487 * Students majoring in Spanish will need to substitute credits from FLL 295, 495 or another category of the minor to avoid double counting. Land Use Planning Policy Program Office: 225 Mackay Science, 784-6995 The university offers a master of science degree with a major in land use planning. Theprogramis interdisciflinary and is offered through several departments-agricultura economics, anthropology, civil engineering, economics, geography, political science and range, wildlife and forestry. The Land Use Planning Policy Board manages the program under the administration of the College of Arts and Science. Program officials frequently consult with planning and related personnel in government and industry. To complete the program, students must earn a minimumof39 credits. Candidates take 21 credits of core requirements, including computer graphics, statistical analysis, environmental law, and seminars in resource and land use policy, in urban and regional planning and in economics of renewable natural resources. The student chooses a field of specialization, for example, planning and administration, environmental policy and law, or historic preservation. In the specialized field, the student takes at least 12 credits in lectures, independent research and seminars, and completes a thesis (six credits). An internship is also highly recommended. Degree candidates must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the following program admission requirements: hold a grade-point average of at least 3.0, complete introductory work in calculus, computer programming and statistics, and display reasonable competency in communication. Applications are submitted through the Office of Admissions and Records for evaluation by the Land Use Planning Policy Board, the participating department and its college. Approved applicants must satisfy the requirements of the program and any additional requirements of the specific department and college. For additional information, contact the Graduate School, 784- 6869. Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program Office: 212 Frandsen Humanities, 784-4674 Medieval and Renaissance studies is an appropriate minor for students majoring in the following disciplines: anthropology, art, criminal justice, English, foreign languages and literatures, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and speech communication and theatre. The purpose of the interdisciplinary program is to enable students to understand and explore the culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance so they may better understand the roots of Western civilization. Students wishing to minor in Medieval and Renaissance studies must complete a total of 18 credits, which must include courses from at least two departments. Twelve of these credits must be earned in courses numbered 300 or above. The acceptable courses for the minor are listed below in two groups, Group A (courses with a predominantly Medieval and/ or Renaissance content) and Group B (courses of an auxiliary nature). At least 12 credits must be chosen from Group A. All courses are three credits each. Group A-Choose at least 12 credits ART 314-Medieval Art ART 315-Italian Renaissance Art ART 317-Northem Renaissance Art ART 419-Problerns in the History of Art ENGL 271-Introduction to Shakespeare ENGL 272-King Arthur and His Knights ENGL 412-Applied Linguistics ENGL 413-History of the Language ENGL 417-Introduction to Old Norse ENGL 436---Chaucer Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 227 ENGL 438---Shakespeare ENGL 439-Milton ENGL 441-Beowulf ENGL 442-Medieval English Literature ENGL 444-The Renaissance ENGL 453-Literature of the Middle Ages ENGL 460---Drama Before Shakespeare ENGL 461-Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama FLL 458---History of the Romance Languages FR 463-Medieval French Literature FR 465-The 16th Century in French Literature GER 458-Introd uction to the History of the German Language HIST 373-Medieval Civilization HIST 384-The Italian Renaissance HIST 393-England and the British Empire I HIST 473-Pattems of Medieval Culture ITAL 462-Dante's Divine Comedy IT AL 464-Petrarch, Boccaccio MUS 201-M usic History I PHIL 212-Medieval Philosophy SPAN 462-Medieval and Early Renaissance Spanish Literature Group B ART 116-117-Survey ofthe Art of Western Civilization I, II ENGL 235-English Literature to 1800 ENGL 292-Great Books: The Greeks to Dante ENGL 337-The Bible as Literature FLL 292-Great Books: The Greeks to Dante FR 221-France and Its Culture FR 313-Introduction to the History of French Literature I GER 221-German Speaking Europe and its Culture GER 459-History of German Literature HIST lOS-European Civilization HIST 281-Introduction to the History of Science HIST 371-372-Ancient Civilization I, II HIST 377-European Social History I HIST 385-Early Modem Europe HIST 421-History of Russia IT AL 221-Italy and Its Culture ITAL 223-Italian Literature in English Translation PHIL 211-Ancient Philosophy PHIL 410---Plato PHIL 411-Aristotle SPAN 221-Iberia and Its Cultures SPAN 464-Spanish Golden Age Prose SPAN 466---Spanish Golden Age Poetry SPAN 469-Spanish Golden Age Drama THTR 471-History of the Theatre I In addition, several ofthe departments have courses relating to individual authors, artists, themes, etc., as well as independent studies courses. Such courses, where appropriate, may be used to fulfill the requirements of the minor. Students who minor in Medieval and Renaissance studies may include a maximum of six credits from courses in their major department. Such credits must be in addition to those used to fulfill the requirements of the major. Courses should be chosen with the approval of the adviser of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Study Abroad Programs Students with an interest in study abroad orforeign languages are encouraged to participate in University Studies Abroad Consortium programs in France, Spain, Italy, Chile, England, Australia, Thailand, Costa Rica and Germany. A wide variety of courses are offered (history, anthropology, political science, business), as well as an extensive set of foreign language and literature courses. Contact 228 USAC, 281 Getchell Library, or call 784-6569 for a study abroad catalog. Museology Program Office: 158 Church Fine Arts Complex, 784-6836 The interdisciplinary program in museology offers student s an opportunity to explore the expanding field of museum work and museum research. The museology minor is designed to provide an introduction to the field, exposure to some of the skills and techniques required of a career museologist and an initial apprenticeship experience in a museum setting. Today there are roughly 7,000 public museums in the United States, employing career museologists as well as professional curators, exhibit technicians, educators and others. Students contemplating a career in the museum field, or in a discipline such as anthropology, art, biology, geology, history, historic preservation, textiles and clothing, or in federal or state agency service, will find the minor particularly useful. Students must complete six credits in required courses as well as 12 credits in elective courses. Students must consult their adviser and the chairman of the museology committee for a specific program plan (see below). A student minoring in museology may include a maximum of six credits from courses in the major department. Such credits must be in addition to those used to fulfill the requirements for the major. Nine of the total credits in the minor must be upper-division. Required: Credits 1. ANTH 309 (crosslisted as ART 309, BIOL 309, GEOL 309, HIST 309)-M useology ................... ..... 3 2. Choose one three-credit course from the following: 3 ANTH 480--Museum Training for Anthropologists BIOL 310- Museum Training for Biologist HIST 310--Museum Training for Historians ART 490--Intemship 3. Additional Electives...................................................... 12 (Courses are 3 credits each unless otherwise noted.) ANTH 345- American Indian Art ANTH 402- Laboratory Methods in Archaeology (2 credits) ANTH 403-Collections Research in Anthropology (2 credits) ANTH 423- Archaeology of North America ANTH 425-Archaeology of Ancient New World Civilizations ANTH 440--History of Anthropology ANTH 460--Seminar in Cultural Anthropology (1 to 3 credits) ANTH 462- Indians of North America ART 100- Visual Foundations ART 116-117- Survey ofthe Art of Western Civilization I, II ART 150-Beginning Photography ART 258-259-Graphic Design ART 313-Contemporary Art ART 314-Medieval Art ART 315- Italian Renaissance Art ART 316- Southem Baroque Art ART 317-Northem Renaissance Art ART 318- Northem Baroque Art ART 355-History of Photography ART 384- History of the Print (2 credits) ART 416- 18th Century Decorative Arts ART 417- 19th Century Art ART 418- 20th Century Art ART 419- Problems in the History of Art BIOL 333- Systematic Botany of Flowering Plants BIOL 334--Systematic Botany of Flowering Plants Laboratory (2 credits) BIOL 370--Entomology BIOL 372-Ichthyology (2 credits) BIOL 373-Ichthyology (2 credits) BIOL 376-0mithology BIOL 377- Field Ornithology (1 credit) BIOL 378-Mammalogy (4 credits) GEOL 101- General Geology GEOL 102- General Geology GEOL 160- The Parade of Life GEOL 211-Mineralogy GEOL 212-Elementary Petrology GEOL 461-Invertebrate Paleontology (4 credits) HIST 281-282- Introduction to the History of Science HIST 315-Trans-Mississippi West HIST 371-372- Ancient Civilization HIST 384--The Italian Renaissance HIST 403-404-American Intellectual and Social History HIST 473-Pattems of Medieval Culture H P 475- Techniques of Preservation and Conservation INTD l SI- Foundations for Design (4 credits) INTD 353-History of Interiors Suggested Emphases: History Emphasis ANTH 440- History of Anthropology HIST 281-282-Introduction to the History of Science HIST 309- Museology HIST 310--Museum Training for Historians HIST 315- Trans-Mississippi West HIST 371-372-Ancient Civilization HIST 384--The Age of the Renaissance HIST 403-404- American Intellectual and Social History HIST 473- Pattems of Medieval Culture Science Emphasis ANTH 309- Museology; BIOL 309- M useology; ANTH 480--Museum Training for Anthropologists; OR BIOL 310--Museum Training for Biologists ANTH 345- American Indian Art ANTH 402- Laboratory Methods in Archaeology (2 credits) ANTH 403- Collections Research in Anthropology (2 credits) ANTH 423- Archaeology of North America ANTH 425- Archaeology of Ancient New World Civilizations ANTH 440--History of Anthropology ANTH 460-Seminar in Cultural Anthropology ANTH 462-Indians of North America BIOL 333- Systematic Botany of Flowering Plants BIOL 334--Systematic Botany of Flowering Plants Laboratory BIOL 370--Entomology BIOL 372- Ichthyology (1 credit) BIOL 373- Ichthyology Laboratory (1 credit) BIOL 376-0mithology BIOL 377- Field Ornithology (1 credit) BIOL 378-Mammalogy (4 credits) GEOL 461- lntervetebrae Paleontology (4 credits) HIST 281-282-lntroduction to the History of Science Exhibits Emphasis ANTH 330- Technology and Culture ANTH 345- American Indian Art ART 100--Visual Foundations ART 116-117- Survey of the Art of the Western Civilization I, II ART 150- Beginning Photography ART 258-259- Graphic Design ART 309- Museology ART 319-Field Study (1 -3 credits) ART 404-Gallery Management (2 credits) ART 419-Problems in the History of Art National Student Exchange Program Office: First-Year Programs, 106 Thompson Student Services Center, 784-4633 The university is a member of the National Student Exchange (NSE). The program provides qualified undergraduate students with an opportunity to become better acquainted with different social and educational patterns in other areas of the United States. Governed by the philosophy that participation is essential to education, the NSE encourages students to experience new lifestyles and appreciate various cultural perspectives. In their sophomore or junior year, Nevada residents may apply for exchange to one of several regionally accredited state institutions across the country (currently more than 100 schools participate.). To be eligible, students must hold a cumulative university grade-point average of at least 2.5. If accepted, the student pays instate fees at their selected school. Prehealth, Premedical, Predental Professional Curricula Program Office: Pre-professional and Graduate School Advising Center, 106 Thompson Student Services Center, 784-4485 There is no one program or major at the university which best satisfies the requirements for admission to programs in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and a wide variety of other health professions. Professional programs generally encourage applicants to have a broad educational background. Although some programs encourage majors within specific disciplines, with proper planning and motivation, any major is an appropriate choice, including those in the humanities, social sciences and the arts. Students entering medical and dental schools most often choose majors such as biology, biochemistry, chemistry, health sciences or psychology, those entering graduate school in pharmacy or biomedical engineering are more likely to choose biochemistry, chemistry or engineering, and those entering other health professions tend toward biology, health sciences or psychology. Regardless of major, students must satisfy specific course requirements for the particular professional program they select. These requirements vary, but generally include a substantial number of courses in biology, chemistry and physics (all of which include labs), as well as, in most cases, mathematics and behavioral sciences. Most programs require additional courses. For more details about these requirements or information about the health professions, visit or contact the Pre-professional and Graduate School Advising Center,106 Thompson Student Services Center, 784-4485. For details about specific majors, consult information under the appropriate department in this catalog and contactthe departmental adviser. Note that several baccalaureate degree programs in the health professions, including nursing, nutrition and psychology, are also available at the university. Religious Studies Program Office: Vice President for Academic Affairs, Clark Administration,784-1740 The interdisciplinary Religious Studies program allows students to investigate aspects of religious experience without regard to sectarian sentiment or affiliation. Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 229 Religious Studies Minor Students who seek a minor in religious studies must complete a total of 18 credits, including courses from at least two departments and R ST 101, an introductory course in religious studies. Twelve of these credits must be earned from courses numbered 300 or above. The introductory course is a prerequisite for 300-level courses unless waived by the religious studies adviser. The courses required for the minor are listed below in two groups, Group A and Group B. At least 12 credits must be chosen from Group A; other courses may be selected from Group B. All courses are three credits each. Group A: ENGL 268-Literature and Religion ENGL 335-Islamic Tradition ENGL 337-The Bible as Literature HIST 317-318-History of Religion in the U.S. HIST 473-Pattems of Medieval Culture PHIL 112-World Religions PHIL 212-Medieval Philosophy R ST 1 01-Introd uction to Religious Studies SOC 333-Sociology of Religion Group B ANTH 354-American Indian Art ART 116-Survey of the Art of Western Civilization I, II ART 315-Italian Renaissance Art ART 316-Southem Baroque Art ART 317-Northem Renaissance Art ART 318-Northem Baroque Art ENGL 339-Mythology and Folklore ENGL 340-Myth and Archetype ENGL 427-Native American Literature (same as ANTH 427) ENGL 453-Literature of the Middle Ages ENGL 464-Milton HIST 371-372-Ancient Civilization HIST 373-Medieval Civilization HIST 403-404-American Intellectual and Social History HIST 427-Intellectual History of Modem Europe PHIL 203-Introduction to Existentialism PHIL 211-Ancient Philosophy PHIL 401-Morality RPED 264-History of Dance, I: Primitive to the Nineteenth Century S W 340-Human Values and Professional Ethics In addition, several departments at the university offer courses relating to individual authors, artists and themes, as well as courses in independent studies. Where the subject matter of such courses is appropriate, they may be used toward fulfillment of the minor requirements. A student minoring in religious studies may include a maximum of six credits from courses in the major department. Such credits must be in addition to those used to fulfill the requirements of the major. Courses should be chosen with the help of the student's adviser and the minor program must be approved by the Religious Studies Committee. Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Program Office: Education Building, Room 102, 784-6751 The university's Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) provides men and women with an opportunity to earn a commission in the United States Army while completing bachelor's and master's degree requirements. For complete program information, refer to "Military Science" in the College of Arts and Science section of this catalog. 230 Social Psychology Program Office: 438 Mack Social Science, 784-1878 This is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program administered by a social psychology committee. Students interested in this program must have a minimum of 18 credits in either sociology or psychology. Students must meet all the requirements for admission to graduate school and the general requirements for obtaining a doctoral degree at the university. For additional information, write to: Director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology-Mail Stop 296, Mack Social Science Bldg., Room438, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, 8955 7. The telephone number is (702) 784-1878. The FAX number is (702) 784-1126. Teacher Licensure Program Office: Department of Curriculum and Instruction, 784-4961 Students who successfully complete the specified teacher education requirements of the university's College of Education, with major and minor teaching fields, simultaneously meet all requirements for licensure by the Nevada State Department of Education. However, proper application must be made to the state office. New state licensure requirements are metthroughappropriate courses listed in the College of Education section of this catalog. Advisement for teacher education programs is offered through the curriculum and instruction department and the dean of the College of Education, in cooperation with department chairmen and deans ofthe colleges of Agriculture, Arts and Science, Business Administration, Human and Community Sciences and the School of Mines. The programs for teacher education at the university conform with standards oft he National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, which are considerably higher than the minimum requirements currently demanded by the Nevada State Department of Education. Graduates ofthe University of Nevada, Reno or other universities who have not followed the approved teacher education curriculum may obtain information concerning minimum requirements for licensure from the Nevada State Department of Education, 700 E. Fifth St., Carson City, NV 89710. Students who wish to be licensed in another state should obtain a statement of requirements from that state's department of education. A postbaccalaureate certification program for graduates is offered through the College of Education. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Program Offices: Department of Curriculum and Instruction, 784-4961 The program provides a course of study leading to the master of arts degree with a major in teaching English as a second language. The program is interdisciplinary, requiring courses from both the English department in the College of Arts and Science and the department of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education. In order to earn the degree, students must complete a minimum of 36 credits. Candidates take 18 credits of core requirements, nine of which must be at the 700 level. The required courses are: C I 631-ESL Instruction in the Elementary School OR C I 656-Second Language Instruction in the Secondary School.................................................................................. 3 C I 698-Second Language Acquisition ........ ........ ........ .... 3 C I 726-Bilingual Education.............................................. 3 C I 744-Research Applications in Curriculum and Instruction; OR CEP 700-Introduction to Educational Research; OR ENGL 711-Introduction to Graduate Study................... 3 ENGL 629-Language and Culture OR ANTH 629-Language and Culture .................................. 3 ENGL 739-Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers 3 Choose 18 credits from the following: Courses are 3 credits each unless otherwise noted. ENGL 611-Linguistics ENGL 613-History of the Language ENGL 614-Historical Linguistics ENGL 640-Evaluation of ESL Textbooks and Materials ENGL 712-Advanced Grammar for ESL Teachers ENGL 713-Problems in Language (3 or 4 credits) ENGL 738----Teaching English as Foreign Language (1-3 credits) ENGL 740-Issues in ESL/EFL ENGL 750-Special Topics in ESL ENGL 789-ESL Practicum OR C I 789-ESL Practicum C I 615-The Adolescent Leamer and the Secondary Curriculum C I 620-Sociocultural Concerns in Education C I 639-The Junior High/Middle School C I 645-Literacy Development for ESL Students C I 727-Language Assessment C I 728-Problems in Teaching C I 734-Selection and Development ofESL Texts and Materials CI 743-Curriculum Development in Second Language Education CI 746-Secondary School Curriculum CI 776-Seminar in Multicultural Education (1-6 credits) CI 791-Special Topics • A cumulative undergraduate G P A of at least 3.0 is required; • For native speakers of English, knowledge of a foreign language is required; • For non-native speakers of English, a TOEFL score of at least 550 is required. Program requirements in addition to the 36 credits are: • A candidate who has not had an upper-division grammar course must take ENGL 410/610 as soon as possible, which will not be counted toward the 36-hour minimum; • A candidate who has not had an upper-division linguistics course must take EN GL 411 I 611 as soon as possible; • A candidate who cannot document a full year of full-time ESL classroom experience must take the ENGL or CI 789 ESL practicum; • A minimum of 9 credit hours must be taken in each department; • A minimum of 15 credits must be in 700-level courses; • No more than 9 credit hours can be transferred from other accredited institutions. The program is offered on the non-thesis basis only, with comprehensive written and oral examinations required. Students should contact the advisor in their respective department for specific program and examination requirements. University Studies Abroad Consortium Program Office: 281 Getchell Library, 784-6569 University Studies Abroad is a consortium project of the University of Nevada, Reno and 16 other universities offering programs on seven European campuses, two Latin-American campuses, and Australian campus, a New Zealand campus and a campus in Thailand. The programs are diversified, allowing students to fulfill all university foreign language requirements in just one semester. Non-language courses are taught in English. Field trips and fully integrated living opportunities are a key part of the programs. Australian and New Zealand Studies Undergraduate and graduate courses in the disciplines of architecture, education, humanities, social sciences, business and management, nursing and the sciences are offered. Scheduled during the spring (February-June) and fall (July-November) semesters, the programs are held at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia and the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. British and General Studies Fall and spring courses atthe undergraduate and graduate level are offered in varied disciplines at the University of Reading and at the University of Brighton in England. A summer session is also available at the University of Brighton. French Studies Summer, fall or spring semesters of intensive French language instruction at the elementary, intermediate and advanced levels are offered. Courses in French literature, geography, history and political science are also available. The programs are offered at the University of Pau in southwestern France. German Studies The Liineburg-Hamburg area is the setting for this program offering intensive German, culture, political science, history and economics. Summer, fall and spring semester programs are available. Italian Studies: International Business and Economics The program introduces students to the economic structure of Italy, the European Common Market and principles of international business and economics. Participating students gain a working knowledge ofthe Italian language and a deeper understanding of Italy's culture, history and arts. The summer, fall and spring semester program is offered in the northwestern Italian city of Turin. Southeast Asia Studies in Thailand Located at Rangsit University in Bangkok, the program offers courses in economics, political science, the philosophy of Southeast Asia, and Thai language. Summer, fall and spring terms are available. Interdisciplinary and Special Programs 231 Spanish/Basque Studies Undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish or Basque language (all levels), anthropology, history, political science, literature, economics, folk dance, art history and cuisine are available during the summer, fall and spring semesters. The programs are offered in the seaside cities of San Sebastian and Bilbao near the Spanish/ French border. Spanish/Latin American Studies in Chile Students have the opportunity to study the language, art, economics, history, political science and culture of Chile and Latin America during the fall and/or spring semesters. The program is offered in Santiago, Chile. Spanish/Latin American Studies in Costa Rica Language, ecology /biology, political science, culture and literature, and economics courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer sessions. The program is located in Heredia, Costa Rica. Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Program Office: 2601 Enterprise Rd., 784-4900 The state of Nevada contributes nearly $1 million each year in support funds to Nevadans attending out-of-state schools under the WICHE program. Currently, Nevada provides loans/ grants to scholars in the Professional Student Exchange Program in the fields of law, physical therapy, occupational therapy, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and physician assistant. The recipient selection process is competitive and based upon composite scoring of grade-point averages and admissions test scores. The only requirement is that the applicant must be a Nevada resident for one year prior to the date of application. To receive primary consideration, applications must be received by Oct. 30 of the year preceding the student's planned enrollment in professional school. Official transcripts must be submitted and required admissions examinations must be taken before Oct. 30. Applicants who miss the deadline are placed on an alternate waiting list. The Nevada WICHE office also has information on Western Regional Graduate Programs, which enable Nevadans to pursue graduate studies at out-of-state institutions at resident tuition rates. In addition, Nevada students can participate in a tuition reduction program at the undergraduate level. Under WICHE' s Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE), Nevada residents can attend participating colleges and universities in 12 western states. The tuition cost for Nevada residents is just 50 percent more than the tuition fees charged in-state residents. There are limitations and restrictions. Call the WICHE office for program details.
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