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  • College of Arts and Sciences

    WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST LOUIS

    September 30, 1983

    TO: Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

    FROM: Wayne T. Hanebrink, Associate Dean (for the Curriculum Committee)

    PLEASE BRING THIS WITH YOU TO THE FACULTY MEETING ON FRIDAY,

    OCTOBER 7, 1983, at 4:00 P.M., in CROW HALL, ROOM 201

    At its meeting on September 23, the Curriculum Committee considered the new courses and course-changes that follow. These changes have been approved by the Curriculum Committee and are hereby presented to the Faculty for its action.

    Washington Univers ity Campus Box 1117 St . Louis. Missouri 63130 (314` 889-6800

  • Anthro

    ANTHROPOLOGY

    Drop the following course and crosslisting:

    Anthro 385 HISTORY OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY.

    Add the following new crosslisting:

    Anthro 440 COMPUTER METHODS IN SOCIAL RESEARCH. Identical with Sociology 440.

    Add the following new courses and crosslistings:

    Anthro 213 THE CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC HISTORY OF ANGLO-SAXON. A cultural and linguistic survey of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) from Indo-European prehistory to 1066 A.D. with emphasis on learning to read and translate literature. Literature from related dialects and languages (East and Old Low Franconian, Old Frisian, and Old Saxon) also examined; the cultural and linguistic relationship to North Germanic (Scandinavian) explored in detail. Credit 3 units. Identical with English Literature 350 and Linguistics 213.

    Anthro 407 COMPARATIVE PRIMATE ANATOMY. Survey of primate structure and function. Dissection of musculoskeletal, circulatory, digestive, and nervous systems through the regional approach. Emphasis on the comparative approach in evolutionary and behavioral perspective. Prerequisite, permission of instructor. One lecture and two dissection laboratories per week. Credit 3 units.

    Anthro 421 ARCHAEOBOTANY AND ETHNOBOTANY: PLANTS AND CULTURE. The evolution of major crop plants; native uses and folk taxonomies; identification of archaeological plant remains; recovery techniques for paleo- and archaeo-botanical remains; patterns in cultural and cultigen geography. Prerequisite, Anthropology 190B, or an

    introductory course in botany, or permission of instructor. Credit 3 units.

    Change course title and description as follows:

    Anthro 428 THE HUMAN USE OF THE ENVIRONMENT. A review of the ways human populations have exploited physical and social resources. A survey of basic strategies and institutions involved in different ways of life--hunting, farming, advanced agriculture, industry, and urbanism-- and how these have affected the Earth. Attention to impact of development programs in former colonial countries; consideration of ecological and social strategies designed to control resource abuse. Credit 3 units.

  • Art-Arch 1

    ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY

    Drop the following courses and crosslistings:

    Art-Arch 445 LATE MING AND EARLY CH'ING LANDSCAPE PAINTING IN LITERARY DOCUMENTS. Identical with Asian Studies 447.

    Art-Arch 489 THE ART OF JOAN MIRO

    Add the following new crosslisting:

    Art-Arch 3890 ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Identical with Architecture 428E.

    Art-Arch 4692 TOPICS IN TECHNICAL THEATRE: TOTAL THEATRE. Identical with Drama 411.

    Add the following new courses and crosslistings:

    Art-Arch 300 CONNOISSEURSHIP. An undergraduate seminar for students considering a major in Art History; required of students planning to take Honors in the Department of Art and Archaeology. Focus on selected works of art in the collections of the St. Louis

    Art Museum and the Washington University Gallery of Art. Prerequisite, Art-Arch 100E or Art-Arch 101E-102E, or permission of instructor. Credit 3 units.

    Art-Arch 436 THE DORIC STYLE. Seminar on the design, construction, and sculptural decoration of buildings in the Doric style. Topics include the early temples of Greece and Italy, the Parthenon,and other classical structures, as well as post-classical buildings. Prerequisite, Art-Arch 331, or Architecture 425, or permission of instructor. Credit

    3 units. Identical with Architecture 475A,

    Art-Arch 4624 MICHELANGELO. An examination of the life and works of Michelangelo. The most important developments in his architecture, painting, and sculpture; special attention to his workshop and relationships with assistants, especially on large-scale architectural and sculptural projects. Each student responsible for an oral and a written presentation. Prerequisite, Art-Arch 360, or Arch 426, or Art-Arch 362, or permission of instructor. Credit 3 units. Identical with Architecture 475B.

    Change course description and prerequisite as follows:

    Art-Arch 402 THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CRITICISM IN THE VISUAL ARTS. As modern art has become increasingly difficult for the viewer to comprehend, the art critic plays an ever more significant role. This course focuses on such major critics of modernism as Clement Greenberg and Douglas Davis, the art they discuss, and their criteria for making artistic judgements. Prerequisite, Art-Arch 382, Art-Arch 387, Art-Arch 388, or permission of instructor. Credit 3 units.

    Change course title, description, and prerequisite as follows:

    Art-Arch 481 TOPICS IN MODERN ART: CEZANNE. The sources, style, and content of the Impressionist movement and other contemporary artistic trends. Readings to be assigned. Student presentations. Prerequisite, Art-Arch major or permission of the instructor required. Credit 3 units.

  • A s i a I

    ASIAN STUDIES

    Drop the following crosslistings:

    Asia 445 LATE MING AND EARLY CH'ING LANDSCAPE PAINTING IN LITERARY DOCUMENTS. Identical with Art Archaeology 445.

    Asia 4561, 457 SOCIETY, STATE, AND CULTURE OF CHINA I, II. Identical with Chinese 4561, 457.

    Add the following new crosslisting:

    Asia 437 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS: THE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA SINCE 1949: ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION. Identical with Political Science 436.

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  • Bio 1

    BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

    Drop the following courses: Bio 376

    SPRING FLORA. Bio 407

    DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS.

    Bio 435 HISTORY OF BIOLOGY AND RELATED SCIENCES, ANTIQUITY THROUGH THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. Identical with History 435.

    Bio 436 HISTORY OF BIOLOGY AND RELATED SCIENCES FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. Identical with History 436.

    Bio 521 CELLULAR ASPECTS OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE.

    Bio 5431 COMPUTER MODELING OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS.

    Bio 5441 MECHANISMS OF NEOPLASIA.

    Bio 566 SENSORY RECEPTORS.

    Add the following new courses:

    Bio 4391 HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT I: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SCIENCE. This course will focus on the development of western science from the period of Egypt and Mesopotamia, through the Greeks and Romans to the high Middle Ages (12th-13th centuries). Emphasis will be placed on development of astronomy, cosmology, medicine, and mathematics (no technical mathematics required). Development of these areas of science

    will be treated in their historical, social, political, and economic contexts. Readings will be taken from primary sources, such as Plato, Aristotle, Hippocrates, Democritus, Augustine, and others. Prerequisite, a college level course in either one of the basic sciences or history is desirable, but not required. Credit 3 units. Identical with History 4391.

    Bio 5211 MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY. Molecular pharmacology is the study of the mechanisms whereby natural and synthetic agents manipulate biological responses. Included are: the principles of drug action, hormone responses, carcinogenesis, arachidonate metabolism, growth factors and immunopharmacology. Prerequisite, Bio 451 or equivalent or permission

    of instructor. Credit 3 units.

    Bio 5272 TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY. Continuation of 5271. Consideration of special subjects in immunology. This semester's segment deals with cellular immunology and regulation of the immune response. The primary literature will be examined in a seminar format. Several faculty members will lead discussions of different topics. Prerequisite,Bio 5051. Credit 2 units.

    Change course description, prerequisite, and credit as follows:

    Bio 506 MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY. Change description to: "The structure of cells, tissues and organs is studied with regard to the functional significance of their morphological features. The laboratories consist of the study of prepared slides, of preparations of fresh tissues, and of electron micrographs. A microscope will be provided for each student. Prerequisite, permission of instructor. Credit 4 units."

  • Bio 2

    Change course description and credit as follows:

    Bio 564 TECHNIQUES IN NEURAL SCIENCES. Second semester of a year-long laboratory course for first-year students in the Neural Sciences Program. Experiments include axoplasmic transport of labeled proteins, nerve tissue culture, intracellular marking, extracellular recordings from peripheral nerve fibers, thalamus and cortex, modern neuro-anatomical methods for tracing pathways, and labeling with 2- deoxyglucose. The first part of the course also includes gross anatomy and dissection of the human brain. Prerequisite, open to

    1st year Neural Science graduate students only. One discussion hour and four laboratory hours per week. Credit 4 units.

    Change course

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