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Abstract701 ADVANCED GEOGRAPHY 1 to 5 credits each (a) Geographic thought, (b) historical, (c) cultural, (d) economic, (e) urban, (f) regional, (g) field methods, (h) cartography, (j) educational methods, (k) environmental perception, (m) statistical methods, (n) c onservation prob~ lems, (p) physical, (r) climatology, (s) biogeography, (t) soils. Consists of either lectures, conferences, supervised reading, laboratory work, or field work. May be repeated more than once to pursue different studies. 720 SEMINAR IN ADVANCED CLIMATOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Topics in physical, regional, or applied climatology, world climates, microcli~ mates, climatic change, statistical techniques and problems pertaining to people. Prerequisite: GEOG 421 or 422. 752 THEMES IN CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3+0) 3 credits Uses the topical approach in the study of the roles played by such factors as population, race, social traits, economy, politics in shaping the diverse cultural regions of the earth. 795 COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION 0 credit S/U only 797 THESIS 1 to 6 credits For majors in the land use planning policy and geography master's program only. Inactive Courses 370 HISTORY OF MAPPING (2+0) 2 credits 422, 622 APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY (3+3) 4 credits 442, 642 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY (3+0) 3 credits 448, 648 ENVIRONMENTAL PERCEPTION (3+0) 3 credits 478, 678 AFRICA (3+0) 3 credits 486, 686 ASIA (3+0) 3 credits GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (G E) 106 INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (1+0) 1 credit Reviews seismic hazards, landslides, tunnelling, groundwater, exploration and mining geology, remote sensing, geophysics and hazardous waste. Field trip required. 250 GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (2+3) 3 credits Minerals, rocks, principles of physical and structural geology, introduction to ground water, earthquakes and geophysics. Influence of geology on engineering design and construction procedures. Prerequisite: C E 246. 385 GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DATA ANALYSIS (3+0) 3 credits Introduction to and application of statistics, probability and economic theory to analysis of geological data for the design of engineered structures interfacing with the earth. Prerequisite: MATH 181, 182 or equivalent. 404,604 INTRODUCTION TO AEROSPACE REMOTE SENSING (2+3) 3 credits Characteristics of electromagnetic radiation in the ultraviolet, visible and solar infrared portions of the spectrum. Physical basis for spectral properties of rocks, soils, vegetation and water. Applications of data collected by aircraft, spacecraft and satellite systems to mineral and energy exploration, engineering and environmental studies and hydrology / hydrogeology. Prerequisite: GEOL 341, 446, 646. (Same as ERS 404, 604.) 442,642 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (3+0 or 3) 3 or 4 credits (Same as C E 442, 642.) 466,666 ZOO ARCHAEOLOGY (3+3) 3credits (See ANTH 476, 676 for description.) 478,678 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (3+0) 3 credits Application of FORTRAN and BASIC for solution of problems pertinent to geological engineering, including ore reserve calculation, slope design, and data management. Prerequisite: C S 103. 479,679 EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING (3+0) 3 credits Seismic hazards, including plate tectonics, faulting, seismicity, seismometry, strong earthquake motions. Effects of earthquakes on soils, man~made struc~ tures. Characteristics of earthquake~resistant structures. Prerequisite: general calculus, physics; ME 299. (Same as C E 479, 679.) Geological Engineering 269 480, 680 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY (2+3) 3 credits Relationship between geological materials, processes and history and mans safety, health and quality of environment. Includes lectures, discussions and field trips dealing with geological hazards in urban development. Prerequisite: upper~division standing in geology, geophysics, or engineering. 481,681 INTRODUCTION TO GEOMECHANICS (3+0) 3credits Essentials of rock fracture relevant to geological engineering, including stress and strain, properties and classification of continuous and discontinuous rock masses, and mechanism of rock fracture. Corequisite: GEOL 332. 483,683 GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING SLOPE STABILITY (3+0 or 3) 3 or 4 credits Application of geological and engineering factors in the design and stability of natural and man~made rock and soil slopes. Corequisite: C E 372; GEOL 332. 484,684, GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Hydrologic, geologic and other factors controlling groundwater flow, occur~ renee, development, chemistry and contamination. Elementary groundwater flow theory. Interactions between surface~subsurface hydrologic systems. Pre~ requisite: CHEM 102; GEOL 101; MATH 216; PHYS 152. 485,685 WASTE CONTAINMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE (3+3) 4 credits Geotechnical and geohydrogeological aspects of the design, construction, and monitoring of land fills and hazardous wastes in surface and underground structures. Prerequisite: GEO L 322; MATH 281. 487,687 GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN (2+6) 4 credits Techniques and design of earth and rock structures, exploration programs, groundwater andminefeasibilityprojects. Prerequisite: G E 385, 483; GEOL451. 740 DESIGN OF SURFACE AND UNDERGROUND EXCAVATIONS (3+0) 3 credits Design techniques for excavations in hard and soft rocks, soil masses. Stability problems. Rock and soil reinforcement, lining design. Computer applications, field trips. Prerequisite: C E 492. 741 STATE OF THE ART IN GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (3+0) 3 credits Recent advances in geological engineering research. Materials just published and not incorporated into other courses. Prerequisite: G E 740. 742 DEBRIS AND SNOW AVALANCHES (2+3) 3 credits Avalanche dynamics. Mechanics of flowmovement of viscous, visco-elastic and cohesionless materials. Triggering mechanisms and slope stabilization. Route selection, planning and avalanche prediction. Design of avalanche defenses. 743 GEOSTATISTICS (3+0) 3 credits Introduction to geostatistical data estimation using the concepts of variograms, kriging, co kriging, multivariate techniques, correlation analysis and regression. Prerequisite: MATH 251. 744 MECHANICS OF FRACTURES IN ROCK (3+0) 3 credits Fundamental concepts of fracture mechanics of rock including analysis of dilatantcracks, faults, and tectonic implications. Seminar format stresses appli~ cation of theoretical concepts to field examples of rock fractures. Prerequisite: GEOL332. 745 TOPICS IN ADVANCED GEOMECHANICS (3+0) 3credits Quantitative analysis of brittle deformation using analytical and numerical methods. Use of Boundary Element Method stressed. Prerequisite: GEOL 332. 746 CORRESPONDENCE ANALYSIS (3+0) 3 credits Introduction to and applications of correspondence analysis for multivariate data analysis. This course complements G E 743. Prerequisite: MATH 281. 747 GEOMECHANICS MODELING (3+0) 3 credits Demonstrates the modeling of stresses in beams and rock masses. Finite element models are compared to photoelastic models. Prerequisite: C E 492, 692 or MINE 448, 648. 748 ADVANCED GEOTECH LABORATORY (1+6) 3 credits (See C E 748 for description.) 779 COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF AEROSPACE REMOTE SENSING DATA (3+0) 3 credits Principles of computer processing of electromagnetic remote sensing data, including computer systems and software programs used for radiometric and 270 geometric correction, filtering, image enhancement, image transformation and image classification .Applicationsofcomputerprocessingtechniques tomineral and energy exploration, engineering and environmental geology and hydrology /hydrogeology. Prerequisite: G E 404, 604 or GEOL 704. 795 COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION 0 credits S/U only 796 PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1 to 3 credits S/U only Report of professional quality, based on engineering experience and independent study or investigation. Required for completion of plan B. 7971HESIS 1 to 6 credits GEOLOGY (GEOL) 100 GEOLOGY: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS (3+0) 3 cr edits Geology and application of geologic concepts relevant to environment, climatic change, natural h azards, cultural and indus trial development, waste disposal, and development of n onrenewable natural resources. Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent. 101-102 GENERAL GEOLOGY (3-tO) 3 credits each Fundamental principles of geology including nomenclature, earth history, plate tectonics, evolution of the crust, oceans, atmosphere, rivers, earthquakes, volcanic activity, evolution of life, nonrenewable earth r esources, water and en ergy sources, climatic change. Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent. Corequisite: GEOL 103-104. 103-104 GENERAL GEOLOGY LABORATORY (0+3) 1 credit each Experimental and analytical work designed to illustrate fundamental principles of geosciences, including the collec tion and interpretation of data using the scientific method. Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent. Cor equisite: GEOL 101-102. 160 lHE PARADE OF LIFE (3+0) 3 credits Survey of the history and classification of fossil plants and animals. Methods of interpretation of the fossil r ecord. Evolution of form and s tructure and the sequence of fossils in rocks. Occasional Saturday field trips. 211 MINERALOGY (2+3) 3cr edits Crystallography, crystal ch emistry and the origin and determination of ore minerals and rock-forming minerals. Prerequisite: elementary chemistry and trigonometry. 212 ELEMENTARY PETROLOGY (2+3) 3 credits Identification of the common igneous, sedimentary. and metamorphic rocks using hand specimens supplemented with thin sections. Introduction to the principal rock-forming processes. Prerequisite: GEOL 211 . 280 HYDROSCIENCE (3+0) 3 credits Basic principles of surface water, ground water, aquatic chemistry and microbiology. Introduction to hydrogeology. Prerequisite: GEOL 101. 309 MUSEOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits (See ANTH 309 for description) 332 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY (3+3) 4 credits Structuralfeatures of the earths crust. Laboratory work involves the study and preparation of geologic maps and cross sections . Prerequisite: GEOL 101 and trigon ometry. 341 GEOMORPHOLOGY (2+3) 3credits Surface processes and the development of geomorphic features. Interpretation of topographic maps and air photographs. Emphasis on classic features of the Basin and Range province. Prerequisite or corequisite: GEOL 101 or GEOG 103 and GEOL 332. 351 INTRODUCTION TO GEOCHEMISTRY (3+0) 3credits Survey of premises and applications of geochemical studies. The distribution of elemen Is in rocks; the periodic table and its usefulness in predicting geochemical behavior, chemical equilibria in natural systems; diadochy and isomorphism; the phase rule and phase equilibria; Eh and pH diagrams. Prerequisite: GEOL 211, 212. 402, 6021HE OCEANS (3+0) 3 credits Overview of geological, ch emical, physical, and biographical oceanography covering how the oceans work and how they influence our lives. 414, 614 HYDROLOGIC FLUID DYNAMICS (3-tO) 3 credits Physical principles governing natural flows in the land phase of the hydrologic cycle: open channel and saturated/ unsaturated porous media flow. Erosion and sediment transport. Prerequisite: PHYS 201, MATH 281. (Same as ERS414, 614.) 415, 615 GEOLOGICAL lHERMODYNAMICS (3+0) 3credits Reversible and irreversible thermodynamics. Includes first law, second law, Gibbs equation, en trophy production, flows and forces, transport processes, electrochemical processes. Prerequisite: MATH 181,182. 417,617 INSTRUMENTAL MElHODS IN DETERMINATIVE MINERALOGY (2+3) 3 credits Principles, operations, and applications of available instruments in the qualitative and quantitative investigations of geologic, materials. Includes X-ray, thermal, atomic absorption, and neutron activation analyses. 425, 625 ADVANCED MINERALOGY (2+3) 3 credits Optical mineralogy; chemical composition and optical properties of rock-forming minerals; introduction to phase petrology; theory and application of x-ray and microbeam methods to geological problems. Prerequisite: CHEM 202; GEOL 212; PHYS 202. 427, 627 SURVEY OF ROCK-FORMING PROCESSES (2+3) 3 credits Rock-forming processes deduced from microscopic and mesoscopic examination of a variety of rocks in west-central Nevada seen and collected during the course of field trips. Prerequisite: GEOL 212 or equivalent. 440, 640 NEOTECTONIC FIELD TRIPS (0+ 1 to 3) 1 to 3 credits Visits to historical earthquake ruptures and active faults in the western United States. 446, 646 PHOTOG EO LOGY-IMAGE INTERPRETATION (1 +6) 3 credits Application of photogeologic and image interpretation techniques forstudyand evaluation of terrestrial landscap es. Corequisite: GEOL 332, 341. 450 FIELD MElHODS (0+3) 1 cr edit Introduction to methods and instruments used by field g eologists, including elementary photogrammetry. 451 SUMMERFIELD GEOLOGY 3 or 6credits Study and preparation of maps to accompany reports on areas of sedimentary and igneous rocks in the Basin and Range r egion. Three- or six-week course in geologicfield methods beginning in early June. Prerequisite: GEOL212, 332, 341, 450. Fee to cover cost of board and transportation. 453, 653 GEOPHYSICAL APPUCA TIONS (2+3) 3 credits Surveys current problems in planetary physics, geodynamics, resources explor ation and development, environmental assessment, natural hazards, and national security. Includes a one-week geophysical field camp. Prerequisite: GEOL 450. Corequisite: GEOL 455, 492 or 494. 455, 655, GEOPHYSICS AND GEODYNAMICS (4+0) 4 credits Structure, composition and evolution of the planet earth; integrates seismic and potential fields data tostudy plate tectonics and dynamic processes of the earth's interior. Prerequisite: general calculus; physics; physical geology. 456,656 PLATE TECTONIC THEORY (3+0) 3credits Geological and geophysical evidence for plate tectonics. Covers sea floor spreading, triple junctions, continental and oceanic lithosphere, paleomagnetism, polar wandering. Prerequisite: gen eral calculus; physics; geology. 461, 661 INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY (3+3) 4 credits Structure and evolutionary development of fossil invertebrates and their existing representatives. Application of paleontology to s tratigraphic problems. A two-day collecting trip will be arranged early in October. Prerequisite: GEOL 102 or BIOL 383, 384. 462,662 MICROPALEONTOLOGY (2+6) 4 credits Study of microfossils, chiefly Foraminiferida and Ostracoda. Consideration of other groups including spores and pollen and nannofossils. 464-465, 664-665 STRATIGRAPHIC PALEONTOLOGY (2+3) 3 credits each Succession of invertebrate faunas from the Cambrian to the Pleistocene with emphasis on index fossils, faunal distributions, and paleoecologic systems. Spring term covers Paleozoic; fall term covers Mesozoic and Cenozoic. Prerequisite: GEOL461. 466, 666 ZOOARCHAEOLOGY (3+3) 3 credits (See ANTH 476, 676 for description.) 468, 668 SEDIMENTOLOGY (2+3) 3 credits Processes that deposit and modify sediments and the aspects of sedimentary rocks that allow interpretation of depositional environments. Prerequisite: GEOL 102, 212. 469,669 PRINCIPLES OF STRATIGRAPHY (3+0) 3 credits History and methods of stratigraphic analysis and applications to geological and geophysical problems. Prerequisite: GEOL 102, 212, 332, 468. 471, 671 ORE DEPOSITS (2+3) 3 credits Genesis and localization of metalliferous ore deposits, including surface expression, secondary effects in the weathering zone, wall rock alteration, and hyper gene zoning. Prerequisite: GEOL 212, 332. 474, 674 HYD ROG EO LOGY LABORATORY (0+3) 1 credit Field, laboratory and computer experiments in hydrogeology including deter~ ruination of hydraulic properties, aquifer testing, well design, flow net analysis, hydrogeochemical sampling/ analysis. Corequisite: G E 484 or equivalent. 476,676 NONMETALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS (3+0) 3 credits Occurrence, distribution, origin, and economic value of the nonmetallic miner~ als. Prerequisite: GEOL 471. 489,689 EXPLORATION AND MINING GEOLOGY (3+3) 4credits Geologic and economic principles and the technology used in exploration, evaluation, development; andrniningofore deposits.Minemapping,field trips. Prerequisite: GEOL 471. 490,690 ELEMENTARY SEISMOLOGY (3+3) 4 credits Elastic wave equation and characteristics of its solution in terms of rays and modes. Earth structure, earthquake source, seismic instrurnen tation, interpreta~ tion of seismograms, seismicity, prediction. Prerequisite: MATH285;PHYS202. 492,692 GEOPHYSICAL EXPLORATION 1: SEISMIC METHODS (3+3) 4 credits Principles and application of seismic reflection and refraction. Prerequisite: GEOL 332; MATH 182; PHYS 152, 202. 493,693 GEOPHYSICAL EXPLORATION II: POTENTIAL FIELD TECHNIQUES (3+3) 4 credits Principles and application of gravity, magnetics and electrical techniques to determination of subsurface structure and exploration for mineral deposits. Prerequisite: physical geology; general calculus; physics. 495,695 SPECIAL PROBLEMS 1 to 5credits each Independent study or research. Consists of conferences, reading, laboratory or field work. Maximum of 10 credits to pursue different studies. 496 SPECIAL TOPICS IN GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES 1 to 6 credits Study of selected topics by conferences, lectures, colloquia, seminars, and laboratory or field work Maybe repeated to a maximum of lOcredits in different topics. 697-698 GRADUATE SEMINAR (1+0) 1 credits Seminars led by faculty and students to introduce research areas and initiate thesis and dissertation research. Required of all graduate students during first academic year. 701-702 ADVANCED GEOLOGY 1 to 5credits each (a) General geology, (b) regional geology, (c) mineralogy, (d) petrology, (e) petrography, (f) geochemistry, (g) structural geology, (h) geophysics, G) geomorphology, (k) paleontology, (m) sedimentation, (n) stratigraphy, (p) mineral deposits, (r) economic geology, (s) ground water, (t) engineering geology, (u) photograrnrnetry, (v) seismology, (w) instrumental analysis, (x) teaching of earth sciences, (y) mineral exploration, (z) earth science. Consists of either lectures, periodic conferences, supervised reading, laboratory or field work May be repeated more than once to pursue different studies. 705 INVERSE PROBLEMS FOR EARTH SCIENCES (3+0) 3credits Strategies for inferring internal properties of earth with exact and uncertain data. Applications include current topics in seismology, gravity, magnetics, other fields of geophysics. Prerequisite: MATH 330. 706 GEOPHYSICAL SERIES AND FILTERING (3+0) 3credits Application of discrete series theory to geophysical problems. Includes trans~ forms, filters deconvolution, estimation, and resolution as applied in seismic processing and other geosciences specialties. Geology 271 708 ADVANCED SEMINAR IN QUATERNARY STUDIES (3+0) 3 credits (See ANTH 708 for description.) 715 GEOCHEMISTRY (3+0) 3 credits Origin and abundance of elements in nature; their distribution and migration in geochemical spheres of the earth; geochemistry of solids; isotope and historical geochemistry. (Alternates with GEOL 724.) 716 LOW TEMPERATURE AQUEOUS GEOCHEMISTRY (3+0) 3 credits Physical chemistry of electrolyte solutions, oxidation and reduction, surface effects, combination diagrams, precipitation and dissolution. Computer used to calculate various thermodynamic parameters. Prerequisite: GEOL 415; GEOL 724 recommended. 717 EXPLORATION AND MINE GEOCHEMISTRY (2+3) 3 credits Theory, field and laboratory methods and application of rock, soil, sediment, water, and plant geochemistry to mineral exploration, property evaluation, mine development and grade control. 718 CHEMISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL WATERS AND ISOTOPES (3+0) 3 credits Basic principles of utilizing isotopes to examine hydrologic systems; includes stable and radioactive isotopes. Basic examination of water quality standards. Prerequisite: GEOL 484, 684. 720 PRINCIPLES OF PALYNOLOGY (2+3) 3 credits (See ANTH 720 for description.) 722 PRINCIPLES OF PLANT MACROFOSSIL ANALYSIS (2+3) 3 credits Theory and methods of plan macrofossil analysis and application in reconstruction ofpastclirnates, environments, and their impacts on past cultures. (Same as ANTH722.) 723 VOLCANIC GEOLOGY (2+6) 4credits Field relations, mapping, volcanic stratigraphy, correlation, dating, petrography of volcanic, subvolcanic, volcaniclastic r ocks; volcanic centers, collapse calderas, regional relations, volcanotectonic setting; associated mineralization; field trips. Prerequisite: GEOL332, 425, 625 or equivalent. 724 PHASE PETROLOGY (3+0) 3credits Phase equilibrium, paragenetic relations, and stabilities of minerals and mineral assemblages in the light of thermodynamic principles. Apparatus and techniques for high P-T experiments related to igneous and metamorphic petrology. Prerequisite: GEOL 415, 615. (Alternates with GEOL 715.) 725 ORE PETROLOGY (2+6) 4 credits Microscopic identification and study of opaque minerals and ore mineral suites. Ore textures and interpretation. Use of X-ray diffraction, reflectance and microhardness determinations in opaque mineral studies. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 471. 726 VOLCANIC PETROLOGY (2+3) 3credits Origin and evolution of magmas through partial melting, fractionation and mixing; mineralogy, elemental and isotopic geochemistry, and phase petrology; modern analytical, calculation, and discrimination procedures. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 427-428 or equivalent; GEOL 725 is desirable. 727 PETROLOGY OF PLUTONIC ROCKS (2+3) 3 credits Theoretical and petrographic investigations of crystallization of silicate melts in the plutonic environment. Includes consideration of magma source and the magmatic-metamorphic boundary problem. Prerequisite: GEOL 425 and 427 or equivalent. (Alternates with GEOL 728.) 728 METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY (2+3) 3credits Theoretical and petrographic study of metamorphic mineral assemblages including problems of equilibrium-disequilibrium, processes leading to the development of fabric, and elementary petrofabrics. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 427 or equivalent. (Alternates with GEOL 727.) 729 SEDIMENTARY PETROLOGY (2+3) 3 credits Methods of study of the properties of sedimentary rocks leading to the interpretation of syngenetic, diagenetic and epigenetic history. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 469. 730 ADVANCED GEOLOGY OF NEVADA (2+0) 2 credits Tectonic and stratigraphic development of Nevada through geologic time. A two- orthree-dayfield triptosignificantareasisrequired earl yin the semester. Prerequisite: stratigraphy and structural geology. 272 731 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY SEMINAR (2+3) 3 credits Structural features of the earths crust, their distribution and the mechanics of their formation . Prerequisite: GEOL 332. 732 CORDILLERAN TECTONIC EVOLUTION (3+0) 3 credits Tectonic elements of the North American Cordillera, including stratigraphic, structural and tectonic evolution; critical evaluation of major tectonic models and current thought on tectonics. Prerequisite: GEOL 332 or equivalent. 735 NEOTECTONICS AND SEISMIC HAZARD (3+0) 3 credits Geomorphology of active faults. Determination of fault slip rates, age and size of paleoearthquakes, and incorporation of geologic data in to seismic hazard analyses. 736 SEISMOTECTONICS (3+0) 3 credits Frictional, thermal and tectonic constraints on the observed spatial, depth, size and mechanism distribution of earthquakes and faults in the United States and around the globe. 740 DESERT GEOMORPHOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Fundamentals of geomorphic processes and landforms in arid regions. Impacts of climate change on landform development. 745 QUATERNARY GEOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Evidence for glacial-interglacial cycles; causes of changes in ice volume; effects on sea lev els, biota, and landforms. 750 PRIMARY SEDIMENTARY STRUCTURES (3+0) 3 credits Features of sedimentary rock attributed to their environment of deposition and techniques used to constrain their interpretation. Prerequisite: GEOL469 or 669, or equivalent. 756 AQUATIC CHEMISTRY (3+0) 3 credits Kinetics and thermodynamics applied to natural water systems, including acidbase relationships complexation, oxidation-reduction. Emphasis on physicalchemical principles and problem solving. Prerequisite: GEOL 716. 757 SEISMIC IMAGING (3+0) 3 credits Theory and application of high-resolution exploration for earth structure and composition, including stack, multi-offset, and 3-D migration; coherency, velocity spaces, and diffraction tomography. 761 MAGNETISM AND EARTH (3+0) 3 credits Fundamentals of geomagnetism, paleomagnetism and rock magnetism and their applications to plate tectonics, structural geology, and basin history. 770 ECONOMIC GEOLOGY SEMINAR (1+0) 1 credit Selected topics in economic gelogyand mineral deposit studies. Credit may also be earned through formal presentation at, or coordination of, economic geology lecture series. Maximum of 1 master's credit or 3 doctoral credits. 771 HYDROTHERMAL MINERAL DEPOSITS (2+3) 3 credits Description, geologic setting, field relations, classification; active geothermal and fossil hydrothermal systems; fluid chemistry, ore transport and precipitation; stable isotopes; exploration and evaluation procedures. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 625, 471, 671 or equivalents. 772 HYDROTHERMAL ALTERATION AND VEIN PETROLOGY (1 +3) 2 credits Description, occurrence, practical application, and genesis of hydrothermal altered rocks and vein materials; study of rocks in hand specimen and thin section; field trip(s). Corequisite or prer equisite: GEOL 771 or equivalent. Prerequisite: Geol425, 625 or equivalent. 773 MINERAL EXPLORATION SEMINAR (1+0) 1 credit Seminar on a current topic in geology, geophysics, or geochemistry in exploration for hard minerals in the Cordillera. 774 ADVANCED SEISMOLOGY I (3+0) 3 credits Applications of theory and experiments to seismological problems; representation theorem; synthetic near field and body wave seismograms. 775 ADVANCED SEISMOLOGY II (3+0) 3 credits Theory and experiments to seismological problems; far field, surface waves and free oscillations. 776 FLUID INCLUSIONS IN HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS (1 +3 or 6) 2 or 3 credits Occurrence, theory, and practical applications of fluid inclusions; study of inclusions in this section; preparation of doubly-polished plates; heating / freezing stage measurements; optional project. Prerequisite or corequisite: GEOL 771 or equivalent. Prerequisite: GEOL 425, 625 or equivalent. 780 ISOTOPE HYDROLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Introduction to the use of stable and radioactive isotopes to study hydrologic, hydrogeologic and surficial processes; systematics of isotopic systems and environmental applications will be emphasized. 782 HYDROLOGY/HYDROGEOLOGY SEMINAR (0+3) 1 credit (See RWF 782 for description.) 783 GROUNDWATER HYDRAULICS (3+0) 3 credits Mechanics of groundwater flow through porous and fractured media; boundary c onditions and analytical solutions to subsurface flow problems including flow to wells; aquifer parameter estimation. Prerequisite: ME 300 or MATH 320. 784 UNSATURATED GROUNDWATER FLOW (3+0) 3credits Theory of fluid, contaminant, and vapor transport in the v adose zone including the relevant surface physics and chemistry, thermodynamics, and appropriate mathematical development. Prerequisite GEOL 783. 785 INTRODUCTION TO GROUNDWATER MODELING (3+0) 3credits Numerical solution of the ordinary and partial differential equations of groundwater flow and contaminant transport. Emphases on learning methodologyand solving applied problems. Prerequisite: FORTRAN; GEOL 783. 786 CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT IN GROUNDWATER FLOW SYSTEMS (3+0) 3 credits Theoretical and applied study of solute transport phenomena. Analytical and numerical solutions of the advective-dispersion equation and other techniques for solving groundwater contamination problems. Prerequisite: GEOL 783; MATH320. 795 COMPREHENSIVE EXAM INA TIO N 0 credit 5/U only 797 THESIS 1 to 6 credits 799 DISSERTATION 1 to 24 credits Inactive Courses 790 MINERAL INDUSTRY SEMINAR 1 to 3 credits HEALTH SCIENCES (H S) 300 COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN HEALTH CARE (2+2) 3 credits Analysis and methods of communications. Strategies for dealing with specific behavioral and psychosocial issues in the professional setting. 301 AGING: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH (2+2) 3 credits Theories, methods, policies and programs pertinent to the aged. Includes exploration of an individual's ability to age successfully. Prerequisite: HCS 101 orS W 220. 325 FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH EDUCATION (3+0) 3credits History, philosophy, theory. Settings and roles for health educators. Prerequisite: HCS 101. 335 TEAM APPROACH TO SOCIAL WORK AND HEALTH CARE (3+0) 3 credits Interdisciplinarystudies of teamwork issues. Teams observe care providers and decision making in community settings. Prerequisite: H S 300. 354 PERSONAL HEALTH AND LIFE STYLES (3+0) 3 credits Focus on health, illness prevention and health care decision making. Examination of stress, life style, environmental influences, chronic disorders, nutrition, fitness and family health. (Same as RPED 354.) 400 CULTURE AND ETHICS (3+0) 3 credits Analysis of the constraints on applied decision making, including the role that religion, family and society play in the formation of values. 411, 611 HEAL 1H CARE EIHICS AND IHE HUMANITIES (3+0) 3 credits Discuss and understand important ethical health care concepts through the use of poetry, literature, film and art. 420, 620 HEAL 1H ASPECTS OF GERONTOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Physiological aspects of the aging process; normal and pathological health changes in relation to aging. 440, 640 LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN IHE HEAL 1H PROFESSIONS (3+0) 3 credits Theory and practice. Supetvised experiential learning provided. Prerequisite: H S 300 or 475. Maximum of 6 credits. 452, 652HEAL1H SYSTEMS AND POLICY (3+0) 3 credits Emphasis on con temporary issues/problems in health care and potential solutions, including those drawn from health care strategies of other countries. Prerequisite: HCS 101. 462,662 EPIDEMIOLOGY (3 + 0) 3 credits Nature of disease patterns and occurrences. Etiology, recognition, transmission, prevention and principles used in the control of disorders affecting human health. 464,664 AIDS: PSYCHOSOCIAL AND HEALIH CARE CONCERNS (3+0) 3 credits Clinical, public health, psychosocial, ethical, legal, economic, education, prevention and control issues affecting the health care delivery system, social services and society. Prerequisite: BIOL 100 or higher. 470 HEALIH EDUCATION SEMINAR (3+0) 3 credits Program development, major issues and innovations. Prerequisite: H S 325; HCS101. 471, 671 HEAL 1H OF IHE SCHOOL-AGED CHILD (3+0) 3 credits Major health problems encountered in school-age children. An interdisciplinary approach to health management and health awareness programs for children and youth. 472, 672 WOMEN: SOCIAL AND HEAL 1H CARE CONCERNS (3+0) 3 credits Community resources, health care, sexism and problems unique to women in American society. Prerequisite: HCS 101 or S W 220. (Same asS W 472, 672.) 473,673 EIHNIC AND RACIAL MINORITIES SOCIAL AND HEALIH CARE CONCERNS (3+0) 3 credits (SeeS W 473, 673 for description.) 474,674 SOCIAL INTERVENTION IN ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE (3+0) 3 credits Identification, treatment, prevention and control of drug addiction and alcoholism. (Same asS W 474, 674.) 475,675 HUMAN VALUES AND PROFESSIONAL EIHICS (3+0) 3 credits Focuses on value systems and major ethical issues in social and health care such as confidentiality, truth-telling and codes of professional behavior. 477,677 SPECIAL ISSUES 1 to 3 credits each topic Specific topic areas designed to help students to focus on area of interest. (a) Women and health, (b)groupprocess and leadership, (c)multiculturalhealth care concerns and (d) violence in relationships. 478,678 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HEALIH (1 to 3+0) 1 to 3credits Analysis ofcurrenttrendsinhealth andhealthcareissues. Topicsmayvaryeach semester. Maximum of 6 credits. 482,682 FIELD WORK IN GERONTOLOGY (0+9) 3 credits Supetvised field experience in community agencies. Provides students work experience with the aged in actual field situations. Prerequisite: H S 301. Maximum of 6 credits. 488FIELD EXPERIENCE IN HEAL 1H CARE AND EDUCATION 1 to 6credits Supetvised practical experience in community agencies or practitioner's offices. For department majors only. Maximum of 6 credits. 495,695 GERONTOLOGY RESEARCH: DIRECTED INDEPENDENT STUDY (0+9) 3 credits Guided research in the area of gerontology that is of mutual interest to the student and faculty. Prerequisite: H S 301. Maximum of 6 credits. History 273 496,696 DIRECTED INDEPENDENT RESEARCH 1 to 3 credits Guided research in an area of mutual interest to the student and faculty. Maximum of 6 credits. 498, 698 SPECIAL PROBLEMS 1 to 3 credits Maximum of 6 credits. 499, 699 INDIVIDUAL READING 1 to 3 credits Supervised reading with regular conferences between student and faculty. Maximum of 6 credits. HISTORIC PRESERVATION (H P) 400,600 PRINCIPLES OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION (3+0) 3 credits Development of presetvation movement and philosophy in the United States and Europe; legal aspects and subfields of historic presentation. Case studies of local, state and federal projects and problems. 401, 601 LAWS AND POLICIES (3+0) 3 credits Intensive review of agencies, laws, guidelines, policies, ordinances and building codes relating to historic presetvation and its sub-fields. Case studies in preservation law. Prerequisite: H P 400 or 600. 402, 602 HISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE (3+0) 3 credits Sutvey of major historic American architectural styles and European antecedents; consideration of architectural history in relation to historic preservation planning and technology. 403,603 WORLD ARCHITECTURE (3+0) 3 credits Historical survey of world architectural styles; styles seen as reflections of major sociocultural patterns of technology, ideology and historical connections. 405, 605 HISTORIC PRESERVATION SURVEY AND PLANNING (3+0) 3 credits Sutvey OF archival and field research practices; formulation of historic preservation plans; procedures for integration with local and regional master plans. Case studies. Prerequisite: H P 400, 401, 600, 601. 470, 670 RESEARCH PRACTICUM (3+0) 3 credits Field and archival recording and research; methods of recording historic structures and objects; development of historic overlays; nomination procedures of the National Register of Historic Places. Prerequisite: H P 400, 401, 600, 601. 475,675 TECHNIQUES OF PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION (3+0) 3 credits Methods, techniques and materials for preserving, stabilizing, restoring and adaptively reusing historic structures, consetvation methods for prehistoric sites. Field trips to local and regional presetvation projects. Prerequisite: H P 400, 401, 600, 601. 480, 680 INTERNSHIP (3+0) 3 credits S/U only Practical working experience in local, state or federal historic preservation agencies. Maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: H P 400, 401, 600, 601. 499, 699 SPECIAL PROBLEMS 1 to 6 credits Research or reading in special topics under supetvision. Maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite H P 400, 401, 600, 601. HISTORY (HIST) 100 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY (1+0) 1 credit Reading primary sources in history. Restricted to students enrolled in high school Advanced Placement history. Maximum of 2 credits. 101 UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic and cultural development from colonial times to 1865. Includes examination of the U.S. Constitution and satisfies the U.S. Constitution requirement. 102 UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic and cultural developmen tfrom 1865 to the present. Includes examination of the Nevada Constitution and satisfies the Nevada Constitution requirement. 274 105 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION (3+0) 3 credits Development of western civilization from the dawn of history to 1648. 106 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION (3+0) 3 credits Development of western civilization from 1648 to the present. 202 AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY (2+0) 2 credits Review from 1776, emphasizing wars, interwar periods, military thought and policy, and relationship of the armed forces to society. 217 NEVADA HISTORY (3+0) 3credits Nevada history from early exploration to the present. Includes examination of the Nevada Constitution and satisfies the Nevada Constitution requirement. 243 HISTORY OF EAST ASIA I (3+0) 3 credits Survey of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) from Neolithic to Song Dynasty; relates technology, art philosophy to state formation. 244 HISTORY OF EAST ASIA II (3+0) 3 credits Survy of modern East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) since the Song Dynasty; inter disciplinary approach, e.g. Korean literature, Japanese film, Chinese philosophy. 281 INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE (3+0) 3 credits History of the physical, mathematical, natural, biological and medical sciences from the ancient world to the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century. 282 INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE (3+0) 3 credits History of the physical, mathematical, natural, biological and medical sciences from the 17th century to the present. 309 MUSEOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits (See ANTH 309 for description .) 310 MUSEUM TRAINING FOR HISTORIANS (2+2) 3credits Operation and administration of historical museums, including training in archival procedures, publications and related museum management procedures. 312 THE EXPANSION OF THE UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits Expansion and growth of the United States with emphasis on the "westward movement;" the conquest and settlement of regions west of the Appalachian Mountains. 315 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST (3+0) 3 credits U.S. exploration, conquest and settlement of western North America. 316 AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits American attitudes and policies toward the environment emphasizing themes of exploitation, preservation and conservation from the Puritans to the late 20th century ecological movement. 317 HISTORY OF RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES I (3+0) 3credits Selected topics concerning American religious traditions and their relationship to the political and social life of the nation, from the Reformation of the Civil War. 318HISTORY OF RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES II (3+0) 3 credits Selected topics concerning American religious traditions and their relationship to the p olitical and social life of the nation, from the Civil War to the present. 320 HISPANIC CULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits Various Hispanic groups in the United States, their history and cultural contributions to contemporary life; inunigration and political issues are also discussed. 343-344 LA TIN AMERICA (3+0) 3 credits each Development of the Iberian states as colonizing powers, the discovery and conquest of America, the growth of political, social and economic institutions during the Colonial period, the independence movement in Spanish and Portuguese America and the historical development of the leading republics since independence. 345 LATIN AMERICA IN WORLD AFFAIRS (3+0) 3credits Emphasizes the relations of Latin America with the United States and other world powers; Pan-Hispanism; Pan-Americanism and its relation to world organization; the role of Latin America in the community of nations. 346 MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (3+0) 3 credits Discovery,conquest, growth of political, social and economic institutions. Socioeconomic development and foreign relations since 1850 are stressed. 347 HISTORY OF MEXICO (3+0) 3 credits Evolution of Mexican society from Pre-Columbian era to the present; cultural history with special emphasis on development of Mexican national consciousness. 348 SOCIAL RISTO RY OF THE ANDEAN WORLD (3+0) 3 credits Analyzes social dynamics and evolution of Andean society from contact to the contemporary period; places special emphasis on perception of Native Americans and actual experience. 351-352 THE FAR EAST (3+0) 3 credits each Historical development of China, Japan and Southeast Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Emphasis is placed upon such subjects as commercial and colonial expansion, the opening of China and Japan, the growth of colonial imperialistic and nationalistic interests among the western powers and Japan, and the rise of Communist power in Asia. 353 RECENT HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST (2+0) 2 credits The Far East in the aftermath of World War IL 361-362 THE MIDDLE EAST (3+0) 3 credits each Survey of the Middle East with emphasis on its impact on European history. 371 ANCIENT CIVILIZATION I (3+0) 3 credits Political, economic, cultural and technological contributions of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Palestine and Greece from the dawn of civilization to the Hellenistic world. 372 ANCIENT CIVILIZATION II (3+0) 3 credits Political, economic, cultural and technological developments and contributions of ancient Rome, with special emphasis on the rise and collapse of the Roman empire. 373 MEDIEVAL CIVILIZATION (3+0) 3 credits Europe from the disintegration of the Roman Empire to the age of the Renaissance. 377 EUROPEAN SOCIAL HISTORY I (3+0) 3 credits Topical survey emphasizing the family and problems relating to gender, sexuality, class formation, domestic life and material culture from ancient Greece to the 17th century. 378 EUROPEAN SOCIAL HISTORY II (3+0) 3 credits Survey of material conditions, the family, health, gender and society in rural and urban worlds of Europe, 1700 to the early 20th century. 384 THE IT ALlAN RENAISSANCE (3+0) 3 credits The rise of Italian communes and the formation of city-states, 13())-1500, with special emphasis on political, social and economic developments and cultural achievements. 385 EARLY MODERN EUROPE (3+0) 3credits Political, social, cultural and institutional history of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries; includes Reformation controversies, social and economic change, popular culture and private life. 393 ENGLAND AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE I (3+0) 3 credits England and the British empire; economic, social, political and cultural history of England from prehistory to 1688. 394 ENGLAND AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE II (3+0) 3 credits England and the British empire; economic, social, political and cultural history of England from 1688 to present. 401,601 AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits The origin and growth of the constitutional system. May be used to satisfy requirement in U.S. Constitution. 403, 603 INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits Development of American thinkers and ideas from the colonial period to the 20th century. 404,604 SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits Topical examination of major social currents in American life from the colonial period to the 20th century. 405, 605 HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES (3+0) 3 credits Experiences and activities of women in the home and American society from the colonial period to the present. 406, 606 WAR, CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN AMERICAN HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Social and cultural roots and impact of war, colonies to present: troop recruitment, the "home front" and dissent, war's impact on literature, visual arts, thought. (General capstone course.) 407-40S, 607-60S AMERICAN DIPLOMA TIC HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits each Origins, character and consequences of American foreign policies from the Revolutionary War to the present. 409, 609 U.S. AGRICULTURAL HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Colonial beginnings of American agriculture, the advance of the American agricultural empire into the greater West, the accompanying industrial revolution in agriculture and the role of govemmen tin 20th century agricultural policy. Regional characteristics of American agriculture. 410, 610 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN WEST (3+0) 3 credits Political, economic, and social problems growing out of the twentieth century West, including the Plains States, the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Coast with emphasis on the West' sin tegration into theindustrial and urban life of the nation and the interaction of the region with the federal government. 411,611 UNITED STATES: COLONIAL PERIOD TO 1750 (3+0) 3credits Origins of the North American colonies; development of colonial society, culture and institutions; international rivalry for North American supremacy. 412,612 REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA, 1750-1S15 (3+0) 3credits Colonial society on the eve of rebellion; causes and effects of the Revolution; Constitutional formation and Federalist culture; Jeffersonian America and the War of1812. 413,613 UNITED STATES: JACKSONIAN ERA AND CIVIL WAR, 1S15-1S77 (3+0) 3 credits Political, social and cultural developments of the Jacksonian era; westward expansion and sectional conflict; causes and impact of the Gvil War and Reconstruction. 415,615 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1S77-1929 (3+0) 3 credits Emphasis upon political, social, intellectual, economic and diplomatic develo~ ments. 416,616 RECENT HISTORY 1929- PRESENT (3+0) 3credits The Great Depression and the New Deal, World War II, The Cold War, American society in the Postwar Era. 417,617 NEVADA AND THE WEST (3+0) 3 credits Topical examination of Nevada history in relation to issues of western and national significance, e.g., mining, transportation, conservation and development of water resources. 41S, 61S HISTORY OF UNITED STATES: AMERICAN INDIAN RELATIONS (3+0) 3 credits U.S. government relations with tribes and inter-tribal relations from colonial times into the 20th century with emphasis upon constitutional questions. 419 MODERN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION (3+0) 3 credits Analysis of major themes of American society from World War II to the present. Emphasis upon social, intellectual, cultural and economic life. (General capstone course.) 421-422, 621-622 HISTORY OF RUSSIA (3+0) 3 credits each Development of Russian history and society from the Varangians to the present. 423-424,623-624 HISTORY OF GERMANY (3+0) 3 credits each Institutional, social, economic and political development of the German states to 1848. Continued through the period of German unification, empire, the Weimar Republic and the Nazi era. 427,627 STUDIES IN EUROPEAN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY (3+0) 3credits Topical discussions of intellectual traditions and institutional structures in European history. History 275 42S, 62S BASQUE HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Political, social and economic history of the Basque provinces and their unique ethnic status within Spain and France. 431,631 CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN EUROPEAN RISTO RYI (3+0) 3credits Examines European learned and popular culture within social con texts; emphasizes themes of literacy, civility, institutional authority; social foundations of ideas from the Renaissance to Romanticism. 432,632 CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN EUROPEAN HISTORY II (3+0) 3 credits European cultural responses to the modem and postrnodem worlds; "high" and "low" culture since the Industrial Revolution. (General capstone course.) 441,661 RELIGION AND SOCIETY IN LATIN AMERICA (3+0) 3 credits Historical roots and practices of Native American and African folk religions. Political role of Catholic Church and Protestantism. 445-456, 655-656 AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA (3+0) 3 credits each Historical treatment of the African-American experiences in America, emphasizing the 17th to 20th centuries. Second semester begins in Reconstruction. 447, 647 SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: ANCIENT TO 15TH CENTURY (3+0) 3 credits Topical sociocultural, anthropological and economic history of Sub-Saharan Africa in the late Stone Age to the African Middle Ages. 44S, 64S SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: 15TH TO 20TH CENTURIES (3+0) 3 credits Topical sociocultural and economic history of West and East Africa from the African Middle Ages to the peak of European colonialism. 449, 649 SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA SINCE 1945 (3+0) 3 credits Topical sociocultural and economic history of colonial and postcolonial Africa. Examines independent Africa's confrontation with the legacy of European colonialism and contemporary neocolonialism. 450, 650 MODERN CHINESE HISTORY (3 +0) 3 credits History of modem China form collapse of the imperial order to the present contextualizes China's continuous revolution; emphasizes political culture and social transformation. 455-456, 655-656 AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA (3+0) 3 credits each Historical treatment of the African-American experience in America, emphasizing the 17th to 20th centuries. Second semester begins in Reconstruction. 461,661 EUROPE IN THE 1STH CENTURY (3+0) 3 credits Political, social, cultural and institutional history of Europe in the 18th century. 462,662 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA (3+0) 3 credits France, Europe and the world during the age of the French Revolution and the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. 463,663 EUROPE: 1S15-1914 (3+0) 3 credits Political and economic history of Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the outbreak of World War I. 464,664 EUROPE: 1914- PRESENT (3+0) 3 credits Detailed study of an age of conflict and its interludes of peace. 465,665 CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN ENGLAND: 17S3-1S67 (3+0) 3 credits Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the political and cultural life of England; emphasizes the development of colonialism, feminism, liberalism, romanticism and socialism. 466,666 THE MAKING OF CONTEMPORARY GREAT BRITAIN, 1945 TO PRESENT (3+0) 3 credits Political, social and cultural history of Britain since the second World War; the impact of decolonization, economic decline, the welfare state, Thatcherism and racial conflict. 473, 673 PATTERNS OF MEDIEVAL CULTURE (3+0) 3 credits Selected topics concerning medieval economic, social, political, religious and cultural developments such as feudal society, religious orthodoxy and dissent, universities and chivalry. Maximum of 6 credits. 276 475, 675 STUDIES IN URBAN HISTORY (3-t-0) 3 credits Topical examination of urban development stressing the city in its various political, social and economic aspects. Geographical and chronological emphasis determined by the instructor. Maximum of 6 credits. 476,676 CALIFORNIA HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Study of social, political, economic and environmental events from early EuroAmerican con tact to present. 47S, 67S THE WEST AS NATIONAL EXPERIENCE (3-t-0) 3credits Historical issues shaping national myth, vision and destiny growing out of the experience, opportunities and conflicts of American expansion to the Pacific. (General capstone course.) 4SO, 6SO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (3+0) 3 credits (See PHIL 480, 680 for description.) (General capstone course.) 4Sl, 6Sl PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (3-t-0) 3 credits Selected topics in scientific revolutions, theory choice, discovery, relation of history, philosophy, sociology and psychology of science. Prerequisite: approval of instructor. (Same as PHIL 481, 681.) 4S4, 6S4 HISTORY OF THE BOOK: 145()-lSOO (3+0) 3 credits History of printing technology as a major social, political and cultural force in European society from incunabula through the the 18th century. 4S6, 6S6 THE AGE OF DISCOVERY: 1300-1600 (3-t-0) 3 credits Great geographical, technological, cultural and intellectual discoveries, -with special emphasis on the clash of cultures between Europeans and non-Europeans, 13CX)-1600. (General capstone course.) 4S7, 6S7 TOPICS IN AMERICAN STUDIES (3-t-0) 3 credits Interdisciplinary analysis of selected topics in American history, literature, art, science and material culture. 490, 690 MEDICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL PRACTICE: ANCIENT TO lSOO (3+0) 3 credits Topical study of medical theory and practice, education, concepts of disease, anatomical and biological discoveries, lay and learned therapies from the ancient world to 1800. 491, 691 SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN THE MODERN ERA (3-t-0) 3 credits Topical examination of developments in the practice and ideology of medicine in Europe and the United States from the late 18th century to the present. (General capstone course.) 495, 695 ADVANCED HISTORICAL STUDIES 1 to 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. Topics vary from semester to semester. 497, 697 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 to 3 credits Maximum of 6 credits. 600 PRO SEMINAR (0+2) 1 credit Introduction to issues, methods, and faculty members. Required of all history graduate students. 700 CULTURAL STUDIES AND HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Modern cultural theory; examines the relationship between the critical understanding of culture and the study of history. 701 PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Readings in the meaing and interpretive patterns of history. 703 ADVANCED STUDIES IN HISTORY 1 to 3 credits Maximum of 6 credits. 705 GRADUATE READINGS IN HISTORY 1 to 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 710 SEMINAR IN MEDIEVAL HISTORY (3-t-0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 711 SEMINAR IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE (3-t-0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 712 SEMINAR IN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 713 SEMINAR IN LA TIN AMERICAN HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 716 SEMINAR IN FAR EASTERN HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 720 SEMINAR IN U.S. COLONIAL HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 721 SEMINAR IN 19TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY (3-t-0) 3credits Maximum of 9 credits. 722 SEMINAR IN 20th CENTURY U.S. HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 724 TOPICAL SEMINAR IN U.S. HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 725 SEMINAR IN NEVADA AND FAR WESTERN HISTORY (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 737 COLLEGE TEACHING IN HISTORY (3-t-0) 3credits Theory and practice in the teaching of history in college. Maximum of 6 credits. 740 SEMINAR IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE (3+0) 3 credits Maximum of 9 credits. 7SO SEMINAR IN METHODOLOGY (3+0) 3 credits Provides an overview of some of the methods of research, analysis and writing, and the theoretical and practical problems involved. 7S3 HISTORIOGRAPHY (3-t-0) 3 credits Extensive readings in the literature of historical methods and a comprehensive survey of historical writing from ancient times to the present. 7S4 PROBLEMS IN HISTORIOGRAPHY (3-t-0) 3 credits Prerequisite: HIST 783 or equivalent. 7S5 U.S. HISTORIOGRAPHY (3+0) 3 credits Readings in the literature of American historical writing from colonial times to the present. 7S6 ORAL HISTORY METHODOLOGY (3-t-0) 3credits Directed, tape-recorded interviewing as a research device and method of primary source documentation in history and the social sciences. Includes prac ticum. 793 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 to 3 credits For students majoring in the tutorial doctoral program in Basque studies. Maximum of 9 credits. 795 COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION 0 credit SjU only 797 THESIS 1 to 6 credits 799 DISSERTATION 1 to 24 credits HONORS PROGRAM (HON) Interdisciplinary Courses 200 FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE SEMINAR (3+0) 3 credits Topic-oriented rather than discipline-oriented analysis of selected subjects consistent -with the framework and goals of the honors program of upperdivision seminars. (a) The city, (b) the university, and (c) communications. Maximum of 12 credits. 210 GENERAL HUMANITIES (3+0) 3 credits An integrated perspective of the humanistic disciplines. Three fine arts -with philosophy provides the basic materials: literature, graphic arts, and music. 240 AMERICA AND lHE FUlURE OF MAN 2 credits Consists of 20 1,400-word printed lectures written by some of the nation's distinguished scholars, and two seminar sessions conducted by university faculty. Printed lectures include such topics as the impact of change on society and on value systems, biological and ethical implications of advances in medicine and genetics, and the future of technology and its effects on the quality of life . 300 SEMINAR-lHE CITY (3+0) 3 credits Topic-oriented analysis of selected subjects consistent within the framework and goals of the honors program. (a) The city, (b) the university, and (c) communications. 410 AREA STUDY 3 credits View of a particular region of the world from the perspective of several academic disciplines. Maximum of 9 credits. 421 AGGRESSION: ROOTS AND MANIFESTATIONS (3+0) 3 credits Causes and consequences of a basic animal and human motive involving several points of view; genetic, biological, psychological, sociological, historical, and politicaL Maximum of 6 credits. 432 RACE AND ElHNIC RELATIONS (3+0) 3 credits Consideration ofboth American and international problems of racial and ethnic relations drawing from anthropology, sociology, psychology, history, and literature. 435 BRIDGING INTELLECTUAL DISCIPLINES (3+0) 3 credits Methods, values, theories, and directions of two or more academic disciplines in search of their common ground, as well as differences in approaches. Maximum of 6 credits. 443 SCIENCE AND CULTURE (3+0) 3 credits Historical and philosophical presentation of cultural effects of scientific and technological innovation. Explores ways that science affects various humanistic activities. Maximum of 6 credits. 454 lHE CREATIVE ARTS (3+0) 3 credits Interaction ofliterature and fine arts. Investigation of creative arts including art history, involving printing, sculpture, music, architecture, and literature. Maximum of 6 credits. 465 AMERICA: INSTilUTIO NS AND VA LUES (3+0) 3 credits One or more American institutions or values with a consideration of their evolution and contemporary significance. Maximum of 9 credits. 4761HE FUlURE (3+0) 3 credits Investigation into future relations between man, his social structure, and his environment. Maximum of 9 credits. 487 REVOLUTION: SOURCES AND MANIFESTATIONS (3+0) 3 credits Sources and manifestations of economic, social, and political revolution in various countries and areas. Maximum of 6 credits. 490 HONORS lHESIS (l +6) 3 credits Directed research on a focused topic either interdisciplinary in nature or within the student's major. Required for honors designation at graduation. Maximum of 6 credits. 491 HONORS lHESIS (1+6) 3 credits Continuation ofHON 490. Preparation of an oral and written thesis on a selected topic. Required for honors designation at graduation. Maximum of 3 credits. Prerequisite: HON 490. 498 DYNAMICS OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (3+0) 3 credits Problems and processes involved in national efforts to achieve various developmental goals. Means and values are emphasized. Maximum of 6 credits. HUMAN AND COMMUNITY SCIENCES (HCS) 101 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN AND COMMUNITY SCIENCES (2 +3) 3 credits Survey of current issues related to individuals, families, and communities presented by a variety of disciplines. Forty-five hours of community work is required. Human Development and Family Studies 277 401 HUMAN DIVERSITY AND MUL TICUL lURALISM (3+0) 3 credits Analysis of biological, psychological, sociological and cultural factors which contribute to human diversity and multiculturalism within American society. (General capstone course.) 410,610 PROPOSALS, GRAN1WRITING AND EXTERNAL FUNDING (3+0) 3 credits Grantwriting theory and application through a written proposal created with community agency or faculty member and submitted to a state, foundation or other source. 490 LEADERSHIP IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY (2+3) 3credits Theory and practice in human andcommunityscience disciplines. Emphasis on cultural sensitivity and interpersonal interactions. Some practical applications. (General capstone course.) HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES (HDFS) 132 CHILD GUIDANCE AND PARENTING (3+0) 3credits Guiding the behavior of children from infancy through adolescence using child development principles appropriate for teachers, parents, and others working with children. 200 SPECIAL TOPICS l to 3credits Study under supervision of a staff member on topics of special interest to the learner. Maximum of 3 credits. 201 LIFESPAN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (3+0) 3 credits Overview of growth and development from the prenatal period through adulthood. 202 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILIES (3+0) 3 credits Dynamics of development; interaction and intimacy of primary relationships in contextual and theoretical frameworks. Societal issues and choices facing diverse family systems. 233 PRACTICUM Willi CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (1+2 to 14) 1 to Scredits Observing and working in a preschool setting with children and their families. Advanced approvalrequired form ore than one credit. Prerequisite orcorequisite: HDFS 201. Maximum of 9 credits. 270 FIELD EXPERIENCE 1 to 3 credits S/U only Work with one ormorecommunityagencies or firms that utilize expertise in the field of human development and family studies. Maximum of 3 credits. 341 PERSONAL FINANCE (3+0) 3credits Factors relevant to family and individual economic functioning in American society. Personal use of money: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, planning. 371 FAMILY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3+0) 3credits Theory and application in the identification and allocation of human and nonhuman resources. Decision making, communication, time and financial management. Prerequisite: EC 101 or 102; HDFS 202; PSY 101 or SOC 101. 374 COMMUNICATIONS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES (3+0) 3credits Communications process and current techniques in the effective transmission of ideas, attitudes, and subject matter to individuals, families, groups, and mass audiences. Prerequisite: speech. 376 ISSUES IN FAMILYHEALlH (1+1) 1 credit Analysis of topics related to the family system, physical or mental disorders. health care and well-being of its members. Reciprocal influences on and from society. Prerequisite: 6 credits in human development and family studies or other social science. 400, 600 SPECIAL PROBLEMS 1 to 6 credits Individual study or research in topic of special interests. Maximum of 9 credits. 278 430, 630 HUMAN SEXUALilY (3-t-0) 3 credits Exploration of masculine and feminine roles as they relate to human develop~ ment, personal functioning, interpersonal relations and family living in a complex, changing society. Prerequisite: 6 credits in human development and family studies, social psychology, psychology, or biological sciences. 431, 631 ADVANCED SIUDIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY (2+2) 3 credits Theory, research, and issues in one of the following: (a) infancy, (b) early childhood, (c) middle childhood, (d) adolescence, or (e) adult development and aging. Prerequisite: HDFS 201 or 6 credits in human development and family studies, psychology or sociology. Maximum 3 credits per topic 432,632 PRESCHOOL FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES (3-t-0 or 3) 3 or 4 credits Preschoolfor children with physical, social/ emotional and cognitive handicaps and gifted children. Particular emphasis on involvement of the families. Fourth credit is experience with special children in a preschool setting. Prerequisite: HDFS 201 or 6 credits in human development and family studies or special education . 433,633 ADMINISTRATION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (3+0) 3 credits Administration of programs serving children, adolescents, adults and families; includes philosophy, staffing, operations and legal parameters. Prerequisite: HDFS 201 or 202 or equivalent 434,634 FAMILY EDUCATION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMS (3-t-0) 3 credits Educational, intervention and skills~ training programs. Dev eloping needs as~ sessments, programsforpresen tation and evaluation components. Prerequisite: HDFS 202 or equivalent 435,635 FAMILY INTERACTION FOR PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION (1-t-0) 1 credit Principles of family education and intervention program. Only for students in the early childhood special education certificate program. 436, 636 FAMILY INTERACTION (3-t-0) 3 credits Review of research and theory on family dynamics, interactions, and processes. Application also of concepts and assessments via mass media and interviews. Examination of functional and dysfunctional patterns. Prerequisite: HDFS 202 or 6 credits in human development and family studies or other social sciences. 437,637 DEATH AND DYING: FAMILY AND LIFESPAN PERSPECTIVES (3-t-0) 3 credits Overview of death and dying, coping and adaptation as an individual and family experience from prenatal development through adulthood. Emphasis on both personal and professional applications. Prerequisite: 6 credits in human development and family studies, psychology or sociology. 438,638 CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN A MULTIETHNIC SOCIElY (3+0) 3 credits Lifestyles, values and needs of children and their families from diverse ethnic groups. (General capstone course) 439,639 MAINSTREAMED PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM (2+3) 3credits Theoretical and practical assessment of curricula for young children, focused on adapting programs to meet the needs of both handicapped and non~handi~ capped preschoolers. Prerequisite: HDFS 233. 440, 640 PERSPECTIVES ON AGING (3+0) 3 credits Patterns and dynamics of later life focusing on the family and total ecosystem: natural, socio-cultural, economic, political and human~built environments. Pre~ requisite: 6 credits in human development and family studies or other social science. 441, 641 CONSUMER CREDIT (3+0) 3 credits Analysis of use and misuse of consumer credit Investigation of policies and practices of credit grantors. Examination and application of theories of credit counseling. Prerequisite: EC 101 or 102. 445,645 THE CONSUMER IN OUR SOCIElY (3-t-0) 3credits Consumer problems, representation, information and protection. The economic system and the role of consumers. The economy and marketplace from the consumer's point of view. Prerequisite: HDFS 371 or 3 to 6 credits of economics. 451,651 FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES (1 +0) 1 credit each (a) Analysis of the individual's/ family's financial status; (b) debt management; and (c) development of a personal financial plan. 453, 653 HOUSING AND PUBLIC POLICY (3+0) 3 credits Social, economic and political aspects of housing. Local, state and federal policies and programs directed at current housing issues. Prerequisite: EC 102; soc 101; p sc 103. 457, 657WORK AND THE FAMILY SYSTEM (3+0) 3 credits Balancing work and family roles, linkages between work and family systems, alternate work arran gem en ts and strategies for improving quality of work life and family life. 458, 658FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY (3+0) 3 credits Role of the family in decision making and management of public issues; analysis of legislation directly affecting the family, including experience with the legis~ lature and other policymaking bodies. Prerequisite: HDFS 202 or equivalent; 3 credits of political science or history 470 PREPROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP (1+9 or24) 3 or8 credits S/U only Supervised field experience with one or more community agencies or firms that utilize expertise in the field of human development or family services. Includes seminar. 471 SENIOR THESIS (3-t-0) 3credits Research conducted and written in thesis form. Prerequisite: statistics and faculty approval. 472 CONTEMPORARY FAMILY ISSUES (3-t-0) 3 credits Application of human and community sciences subject matter in the develo~ mentof problem solving strategies related toissuesfacing families and individu~ als. Prerequisite: HDFS 202 or 6 credits in human development and family studies or other social science. 476,676 ISSUES IN FAMILY HEALTH (1+1) 1 credit Analysis of issues related to family and health. 477, 677 SPECIAL ISSUES (1-t-0) 1 credit each topic (See H S 477, 677 for description) 700 GRADUATE STUDIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES 1 to 3 credits Advanced study of problems and research in issues related to individual and family studies. Maximum of 6 credits. 720 THEORIES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (3+0) 3 credits Reading and analysis of original works by classic and contemporary theorists. Application to growth, change and continuity for children, adolescents, and adults. 730 FAMILY THEORIES (3-t-0) 3 credits Analysis of current and classical theories as relates to contemporary family structures and issues. Application of theory to research and special topics. 740 FAMILY ECONOMICS AND) MANAGEMENT (3+0) 3 credits Changing household I family com position, resource production, resource needs. Investigation of the relationships between these changes and the managerial and economic activities of households. 771 RESEARCH METHODS (3-t-0) 3credits Systematic examination of the scope and methods of inquiry and of the present state of research in human development and family studies. 790 SEMINAR (1+0) 1 credit Clarifies basic philosophical issues in the context of present~day society. 791 INTERNSHIP 3 credits Professional work experience under the supervision of education, business or governmental personnel and university staff member. Advanced approval required. Reports are prepared periodically and at the conclusion of the intern~ ship. Prerequisite: HDFS 730, 790 or 740. 796 PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1 to 3 credits S/U only Required of all students who wish to complete an advanced degree using the professional paper option.
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