Fine Arts, Museum Management Concentration (M.A.) - Graduate - 2011 University Catalog

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Program Overview

The Master of Arts (MA) in Fine Arts, Museum Management concentration is an experiential and practice-oriented program which prepares students for work in museums of all kinds including those which display art or are focused on history, archeology, anthropology, science and natural history; as well as children's museums, auction houses, historical societies, and/or virtually any type of cultural institution.  The program is designed for individuals at any stage of career, serving both the advancement needs of individuals already working in cultural organizations and those seeking entry for the first time. Students learn the most current organizational practices, legal responsibilities, collections management, and exhibition techniques required to operate a range of institutions including museums, galleries and historic sites. Likewise, students develop a critical sense of the ethics and politics of such institutions, developing skills for fundraising and lobbying for their support. The Museum Management curriculum and courses are grounded in progressive teaching methodologies reflecting the highest standards of the profession.

The Master of Arts in Fine Arts, Museum Management Concentration is a program offered by the College of the Arts. Further information on the concentration, including faculty, facilities and admission requirements may be found on the Department of Art & Design and Graduate School websites.


FINE ARTS w/CONC: Museum Management

  1. PREREQUISITES

    6 semester hours of Undergraduate Art History MAY be required by Graduate Program Coordinator based on review of undergrad program.

    ARHS 105 Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval 3
    ARHS 106 Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern 3
    ARHS 108 Women in Art 3
    ARHS 200 Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts 3
    ARHS 215 Ancient Art 3
    ARHS 216 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century 3
    ARHS 217 Selected Masterpieces of World Art 3
    ARHS 220 Art in Non-Western Societies 3
    ARHS 223 Shelter Form as Art 3
    ARHS 230 History of the Print 3
    ARHS 250 Modern Philosophies of Art 3
    ARHS 275 Afro-American Art 3
    ARHS 276 History of Textiles: Focus on the Americas 3
    ARHS 322 Early Christian-Byzantine Art 3
    ARHS 323 Medieval Art 3
    ARHS 324 Northern Renaissance Painting 3
    ARHS 325 Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art 3
    ARHS 326 The Critical Approach 3
    ARHS 327 History of Oriental Art 3
    ARHS 328 Survey of Greek Art 3
    ARHS 329 American Art 3
    ARHS 331 Modern Art 3
    ARHS 332 Ancient Art of Europe 3
    ARHS 337 Public Art and the Community 3
    ARHS 341 History of City Planning 3
    ARHS 370 History of Industrial Design 3
    ARHS 450 Modern Architecture 3
    ARHS 451 Contemporary Art 3
    ARHS 452 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century 3
    ARHS 455 Selected Problems in Art History 3
    ARHS 457 Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and African Art 3
    ARHS 458 African Art: Sub-Saharan 3
    ARHS 459 Art of the Nineteenth Century 3
    ARHS 460 Nineteenth Century American Architecture 3
    ARHS 461 Nineteenth Century American Painting 3
    ARHS 462 Senior Seminar 3
    ARHS 469 Art of the Twentieth Century 3
    ARHS 477 History of Photography 3
    ARHS 478 Art in Public Places 3
    ARHS 479 Independent Study in Urban Cultural Development 2-8
    ARHS 480 Field Trip in Art History 2-6
    ARHS 483 Independent Study in Art History 2-8
    ARHS 484 Independent Study: Senior Thesis (BA Art HIstory) 3
    ARHS 485 Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art 3
  2. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 36 semester hours including the following 5 requirement(s):

    1. CORE COURSES

      Complete 4 courses for 12 semester hours:

      ACCT 501 Financial Accounting 3
      ARHM 583 The Business of Art 3
      MGMT 505 Management Process and Organizational Behavior 3
      THTR 585 Grantsmanship and Fundraising 3
    2. REQUIRED COURSES

      Complete 3 courses for 9 semester hours:

      ARHM 501 Museum Management 3
      ARHM 520 Exhibition Planning and Management 3
      ARHS 503 Graduate Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts 3
    3. SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES

      Complete 2 courses in one area of Specialization to be selected in consultation with advisor.

      ANTH 510 Ethnology 3
      ANTH 520 Anthropology and International Communication 3
      ANTH 521 Communities in Transition 3-4
      ANTH 522 Environment and Community 3-4
      ANTH 523 Community & Health 3-4
      ANTH 529 Building Sustainable Communities 3-4
      ANTH 530 Development Anthropology 3
      ANTH 533 Spanish Cultural Influences in the United States 3
      ANTH 534 The Transmission of Culture 3
      ANTH 536 Cultural Diversity 3
      ANTH 538 Ethnopsychology 3
      ANTH 540 Anthropology of Cities 3
      ANTH 541 Culture and Thought 3
      ANTH 542 Contract Archaeology 3
      ANTH 547 Woman: A Cross-Cultural Perspective 3
      ANTH 555 Anthropology of Institutional Life 3
      ANTH 565 Social Anthropology and History 3
      ANTH 570 Prehistoric North America 3
      ANTH 601 Independent Anthropological Research 3
      ANTH 603 Reading Seminar in Anthropology 2
      ARHS 450 Modern Architecture 3
      ARHS 451 Contemporary Art 3
      ARHS 452 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century 3
      ARHS 455 Selected Problems in Art History 3
      ARHS 457 Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and African Art 3
      ARHS 458 African Art: Sub-Saharan 3
      ARHS 459 Art of the Nineteenth Century 3
      ARHS 460 Nineteenth Century American Architecture 3
      ARHS 461 Nineteenth Century American Painting 3
      ARHS 462 Senior Seminar 3
      ARHS 469 Art of the Twentieth Century 3
      ARHS 477 History of Photography 3
      ARHS 478 Art in Public Places 3
      ARHS 479 Independent Study in Urban Cultural Development 2-8
      ARHS 480 Field Trip in Art History 2-6
      ARHS 483 Independent Study in Art History 2-8
      ARHS 484 Independent Study: Senior Thesis (BA Art HIstory) 3
      ARHS 485 Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art 3
      ARHS 503 Graduate Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts 3
      ARHS 540 European Art of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 3
      ARHS 579 Theories of Medieval and Early Renaissance Art 3
      ARHS 580 The American Collector and New York Museums 3
      ARHS 581 Selected Writings by Artists on Art 3
      ARHS 590 Modern Philosophies of Art I 3
      ARHS 591 Modern Philosophies of Art II 3
      ARHS 592 Selected Problems Art History I 3
      ARHS 593 Selected Problems Art History II 3
      ARHS 594 Northern Renaissance Art 3
      ARHS 680 Field Trip in Art History 2-6
      BIOL 500 Introductory Molecular Cell Biology 1.5
      BIOL 501 Biology of Human Sexuality 3
      BIOL 503 Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 4
      BIOL 505 Experimental Cell Culture 3
      BIOL 510 Biology Pedagogy for Secondary Teachers 3
      BIOL 512 Topics in Modern Genetics 3
      BIOL 513 Instrumentation and Techniques for Biological Science 4
      BIOL 514 Graduate Seminar in Biology 2
      BIOL 515 Population Genetics 3
      BIOL 516 Biogeography 3
      BIOL 518 Strategies for Teaching College Biology 1
      BIOL 520 Plant Physiology 3
      BIOL 521 Field Studies of Flowering Plants 4
      BIOL 522 Plant Pathology 3
      BIOL 523 Mycology 3
      BIOL 529 Advanced Herpetology 4
      BIOL 531 Medical Parasitology 3
      BIOL 532 Advanced Entomology 3
      BIOL 533 Advanced Cell Biology 3
      BIOL 540 Mammalian Physiology 3
      BIOL 542 Advanced Endocrinology 3
      BIOL 543 Advances in Immunology 3
      BIOL 544 Advanced Comparative Animal Physiology 3
      BIOL 545 Experimental Endocrinology 4
      BIOL 546 Topics in Physiology 3
      BIOL 547 Molecular Biology I 3
      BIOL 548 Molecular Biology II 4
      BIOL 549 Topics in Developmental Biology 3
      BIOL 550 Topics in Microbiology 3
      BIOL 551 Intermediary Metabolism I 3
      BIOL 552 Biology of Lipids 3
      BIOL 553 Microbial Ecology 4
      BIOL 554 Microbial Physiology 3
      BIOL 555 Medical Genetics 3
      BIOL 556 Molecular Biology of Proteins 3
      BIOL 557 Virology 3
      BIOL 558 Microbial Genetics 3
      BIOL 560 Molecular Genetics 3
      BIOL 561 Genomics 3
      BIOL 562 Short Topics in Molecular Biology 1
      BIOL 565 Advanced Plant Molecular Genetics 3
      BIOL 568 Advanced Neuroscience 3
      BIOL 570 Ecology 3
      BIOL 571 Physiological Plant Ecology 4
      BIOL 572 Wetland Ecology 4
      BIOL 573 Shoreline Ecology 4
      BIOL 574 Behavioral Ecology 3
      BIOL 575 Avian Biology 4
      BIOL 576 Biology of Extreme Habitats 3
      BIOL 579 Physiological Ecology of Animals 3
      BIOL 580 Evolutionary Mechanisms 3
      BIOL 586 Selected Avanced Topics in Biology 3-4
      BIOL 587 Selected Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology 3-4
      BIOL 588 Selected Advanced Topics in Physiology 3-4
      BIOL 589 Selected Advanced Topics in Ecology 3-4
      BIOL 592 Graduate Colloquium 1
      BIOL 593 Molecular Ecology 3
      BIOL 594 Signal Transduction 3
      BIOL 595 Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity 3
      BIOL 596 Selected Techniques in Biology Science Education 1.5
      BIOL 597 Research in Biological Literature 1
      BIOL 598 Selected Techniques in Molecular Biology 1.5
      BIOL 599 Introduction to Biological Research 4
      BIOL 601 Advanced Biological Science Education Pedagogy 3
      CHEM 501 Teaching Chemistry in the Secondary School 3
      CHEM 510 Hazardous Materials Management 3
      CHEM 521 Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry 3
      CHEM 525 Bioinorganic Chemistry 3
      CHEM 531 Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry 3
      CHEM 532 Organic Synthesis 3
      CHEM 533 Biosynthesis of Natural Products 3
      CHEM 534 Chromatographic Methods: Theory and Practice 3
      CHEM 536 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: Theory and Practice 3
      CHEM 538 Drug Design in Medicinal Chemistry 3
      CHEM 540 Chemical Thermodynamics 3
      CHEM 542 Theoretical Physical Chemistry 3
      CHEM 544 Electrochemistry 3
      CHEM 546 Chemical Spectroscopy 3
      CHEM 548 Chemical Kinetics 3
      CHEM 550 Organometallic Chemistry 3
      CHEM 570 Selected Topics in Advanced Biochemistry 3
      CHEM 574 Protein Structure 3
      CHEM 575 Enzyme Kinetics and Mechanisms 3
      CHEM 576 Lipid Biochemistry 3
      CHEM 577 Nucleic Acid Biochemistry 3
      CHEM 578 Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques 3
      CHEM 579 Biomolecular Assay Development 3
      CHEM 582 Biochemical Pharmacology 3
      CHEM 590 Selected Topics-Advanced Chemistry 3
      CHEM 595 Graduate Research 1-3
      CHEM 599 Graduate Literature Search in Chemistry 2
      CNFS 500 Curriculum Development in Environmental Education 3
      CNFS 501 Outdoor Teaching Sites for Environmental Education 2
      CNFS 502 American Heritage Skills 2
      CNFS 503 Humanities and the Environment 3
      CNFS 504 Field Techniques for Teaching the Humanities 3
      CNFS 505 Society and the Natural Environment 2
      CNFS 510 Environmental Impact of Recreation on Natural Areas 2
      CNFS 511 Field Investigation of Environmental Impact of Recreation on Natural Areas 1
      CNFS 521 Field Laboratory Experience in Outdoor Teaching Sites for Environmental Education 1
      CNFS 522 Field Laboratory Experience in American Heritage Skills 1
      CNFS 525 Field Laboratory Experience in Society and the Natural Environment 1
      CNFS 530 Workshop in Wildlife Management Education 1
      CNFS 595 Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity 3
      CNFS 601 Advanced Environmental Education Seminar 2
      CNFS 609 Independent Study in Environmental Curriculum Development 1-4
      CNFS 610 Administration and Supervision of Environmental Field Study 2
      CNFS 620 Field Laboratory Experiences in Admin and Supervision of Environmental Field Study 1
      CNFS 621 Field Laboratory Experience in Environmental Education 1
      ENVR 501 Environmental Studies Physical 3
      ENVR 502 Environmental Studies-Social/Behavior 3
      ENVR 503 Methods in Environmental Research 3
      ENVR 505 Human Environment 3
      ENVR 508 Environmental Problem Solving 3
      ENVR 509 Environmental Change and Communication 3
      ENVR 510 Environmental Law 3
      ENVR 531 Independent Study in Environmental Studies 1-4
      ENVR 533 Current Issues in Sustainability Science 3
      ENVR 539 Environmental Noise Hazards and Controls 3
      ENVR 550 Environmental Education 3
      ENVR 551 Natural Resource Management 3
      ENVR 553 Instructional Design for Environmental Education 3
      ENVR 555 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment 3
      ENVR 556 Hydroclimatology 3
      ENVR 590 Environmental Law and Policy 3
      ENVR 610 Seminar in Environmental Management 3
      ENVR 628 Seminar in Environmental Graphics 3
      ENVR 655 Advanced Environmental Remote Sensing and Image Processing 3
      ENVR 695 Research Project in Environmental Studies 3
      GEOS 501 Air Resource Management 3
      GEOS 502 The Dynamic Earth 4
      GEOS 503 Advanced Physical Geology 4
      GEOS 504 Advanced Historical Geology 3
      GEOS 509 Water Resource Management 3
      GEOS 513 Waste Management 3
      GEOS 520 Landscapes in Transition 3
      GEOS 525 Environmental Geoscience 3
      GEOS 530 Paleoecology 3
      GEOS 532 Micropaleobiology 4
      GEOS 533 Advanced Invertebrate Paleobiology 4
      GEOS 534 Stratigraphy 4
      GEOS 535 Vertebrate Paleobiology 3
      GEOS 536 Paleobotany 3
      GEOS 537 Biostratigraphy of New Jersey 3
      GEOS 538 Sedimentary Petrography 4
      GEOS 539 Environmental Noise Hazards and Controls 3
      GEOS 543 Advanced Mineralogy 3
      GEOS 545 Optical Mineralogy 4
      GEOS 546 Petrography 4
      GEOS 547 X-ray Microanalysis 3
      GEOS 552 Applied Groundwater Modeling 4
      GEOS 555 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment 3
      GEOS 560 Advanced Marine Geology 3
      GEOS 571 Geophysics 3
      GEOS 572 Tectonics 3
      GEOS 573 Nuclear Geophysics 3
      GEOS 575 Geochemistry 3
      GEOS 576 Organic Geochemistry 3
      GEOS 577 Environmental Forensics 3
      GEOS 578 Igneous and Metamorphic Geology 4
      GEOS 579 Instrumental Environmental Analysis 3
      GEOS 580 Field Geology 4
      GEOS 590 Research Seminar 3
      GEOS 592 Special Problems in Geoscience 1-4
      GEOS 594 Research in Geoscience Literature 1
      GEOS 658 Seminar in Environmental Graphics 3
      HIST 501 New Interpretations in History 3
      HIST 502 History and New Social Studies 3
      HIST 511 Seminar in American Colonial History 3
      HIST 512 American Revolution 1763-1787 3
      HIST 513 Problems-New Nation 1789-1828 3
      HIST 514 The Crisis of American Nationalism, 1828-1876 3
      HIST 515 Culture and Consciousness: Women in Nineteenth Century America 3
      HIST 517 Age of Franklin D. Roosevelt 3
      HIST 518 Urban History: National Trends in New Jersey Cities 3
      HIST 519 America Since 1945 3
      HIST 520 United States Far Eastern Relations 3
      HIST 521 Civil War and Revolution in Chinese History, 1911-1949 3
      HIST 522 Revolutionary Russia 1905-1921 3
      HIST 523 History of Soviet Diplomacy 3
      HIST 524 History of American Business Leaders 3
      HIST 525 History of American Labor 1870-1970 3
      HIST 526 The Industrialization of America, 1865-1900 3
      HIST 527 Industrialization of Europe 3
      HIST 529 Europe of the Dictators, 1919-1939 3
      HIST 532 Modernization in Japanese Cultural History 3
      HIST 533 French Revolution and Napoleon 3
      HIST 534 France of the Republics 3
      HIST 535 Castle, Cathedral and Crusade: Europe in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300 3
      HIST 536 Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800 3
      HIST 537 Nineteenth Century European Intellectual History 3
      HIST 540 Europe as a World Civilization 3
      HIST 541 Asian Civilization-Comparative Cultural History 3
      HIST 550 African Identities: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nation 3
      HIST 570 Seminar in Non-Western History 3
      HIST 580 Seminar in Western History 3
      HIST 603 Reading Seminar in History 2
    4. BUSINESS, LEGAL STUDIES & COMMUNICATION

      Complete 2 courses for 6 semester hours from the following list

      INBS 501 International Business: Concepts and Issues 3
      INBS 530 Export Management 3
      LAWS 537 Entertainment Law 3
      LAWS 551 Negotiation Theory and Practice 3
      LAWS 558 Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution 3
      LAWS 599 Selected Topics in Law and Governance 3
      MGMT 510 Human Resource Management 3
      MGMT 513 Leadership and Behavior 3
      MGMT 525 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3
      MKTG 501 Marketing Management 3
      SPCM 520 Public Relations Writing and Media Relations 3
      SPCM 555 Survey of Public and Organizational Relations 3
    5. MASTERS THESIS

      1. Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours:

        ARHM 698 Master's Thesis in Museum Management 3
      2. Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.


Course Descriptions:

ACCT501: Financial Accounting

A study of basic accounting concepts and their significance to the financial analyst and manager. Problems relating to income determination, valuation, reporting and analysis are stressed. Alternative conceptual foundations of reporting standards are presented and evaluated. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: M.B.A. degree students, M.A. Fine Arts majors with concentration in Museum Management or M.A. Theatre majors with concentration in Arts Management only.

ANTH510: Ethnology

A graduate introduction to anthropological field research, human evolution, cultural variation, and anthropological approaches to modern world problems. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH520: Anthropology and International Communication

This course provides students with the knowledge of how to apply anthropological concepts to the practical world of international business, diplomacy and service. It focuses on the integration of verbal and non-verbal communication, as well as on cultural and personal values in the context of differences (rather than similarities) between members of different countries/cultures. Emphasis is placed on educating students on how to interact and communicate in new cultural and/or international settings. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH521: Communities in Transition

Case studies of community conflict and decay, conflicts over immigration, problems of racial and cultural diversity, multiculturalism and cultural misunderstandings, role of education and the local school system, urban infrastructure and community decline, sprawl versus community, introduction to basics of program evaluation. (3 hours lecture.) 3 - 4 sh.

ANTH522: Environment and Community

How environmental change affects community structures and practices, social and cultural responses to environmental change, role of citizen organizations, government and other institutions in solving environmental problems, green building and certification, ecological community planning and design, urban planning aspects of community and environment, sustainable cities initiatives, case studies, program evaluation skills, environmental policy making, perceptions of the environment, environmental discourses, environmental justice. () 3 - 4 sh.

ANTH523: Community & Health

The study of how social and cultural influences and inequalities related to age, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation impact health and disease in communities. Case studies will examine health in relationship to community issues including homelessness, the health care delivery system, role of community in disease prevention/treatment, social inclusion, and program evaluation. (3 hours lecture.) 3 - 4 sh.

ANTH529: Building Sustainable Communities

This course will analyze selected case studies of community development programs nationally and internationally and evaluate their implications for community development in New Jersey. Topics will include the importance of citizen participation, inclusion of people with disabilities, aging in place, localization theory, smart growth, ecovillages, cohousing, permaculture, community supported agriculture, community land trusts, and community developent banks and corporations. Program evaluation skills will be integrated into the topics. () 3 - 4 sh.

ANTH530: Development Anthropology

A critical review of theories of development with emphasis on anthropological contributions to development debates. Selected case study examination of the role of anthropologists in formulating, executing, and evaluating development programs and projects. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH533: Spanish Cultural Influences in the United States

The cultural heritage of Spanish-speaking America. Utilizing anthropological concepts, problems of adjustment and educational implications are emphasized. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH534: The Transmission of Culture

Focuses on formal and informal processes of cultural transmission and renewal. Emphasis on the relationship of individuals to their cultures and problems of generational continuity and cultural revitalization. Anthropological strategies for educational research are explored. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH536: Cultural Diversity

Descriptive, historical and theoretical anthropological works provide the basis for studying likenesses and differences among folk and urban cultures, their historic development, and interrelationships between differing aspects of culture. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH538: Ethnopsychology

This is an interdisciplinary course on convergencies of theoretical and methodological concepts from anthropology and psychology. There is a cross-cultural focus on the relationship of culture to personality, cognition, stress, mental disorders, and aging. Cross listed with Psychology, PSYC 538. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH540: Anthropology of Cities

This course constitutes an examination of urbanism and the process of urbanization from a cross-cultural, comparative perspective. The course is designed to expose the student to the major conceptual models of urban communities, cities, nation states and the world system. We will study the works of scholars who have engaged in debates about these complex sociocultural formations. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH541: Culture and Thought

How different peoples organize and use their cultures; data from formal ethnography, semantic analysis, ethnoscience and componential analysis for purposes of studying culture and building culture theories. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH542: Contract Archaeology

The course provides a comprehensive knowledge of cultural resource surveys. Included is the study of the federal and state legislation governing contract archaeology. Other topics include: ethics, reading engineering plans, interviewing local informants, conducting documentary research and discussing various subsurface testing strategies. To gain practical experience, the student is required to prepare a cultural resource survey. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ANTH547: Woman: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Physiological and psychological aspects of women studied cross-culturally, and their implications for contemporary society. Morphological and psychological developments from conception to death in various cultures, inferences about the roles of women in American society. Cross listed with Psychology, PSYC 547. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH555: Anthropology of Institutional Life

An analysis of the relationship between culture, society, personality and institutional life. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between formal organizations and public interests. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH565: Social Anthropology and History

The relationship of social anthropology to history. The study of history as a cultural system, sources and methods utilized in reconstructing the histories of preliterate societies, and the inarticulate sectors in complex societies. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH570: Prehistoric North America

General background in Native American archaeology, and theory and method in this subdiscipline. Selected culture areas and problems relating to time depth, cultural interaction, and the nature of archaeological evidence north of Mexico. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ANTH601: Independent Anthropological Research

Directed research towards the preparation of a written paper on a topic of theoretical importance in anthropology. A tutorial without formal class meetings. () 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ANTH603: Reading Seminar in Anthropology

Required of all M.A. candidates concentrating in anthropology. Directed independent study in preparation for 3 hour comprehensive examination. (2 hours seminar.) 2 sh.

Prerequisites: 6 hours in anthropology and permission of the instructor.

ARHM501: Museum Management

This course investigates museums of different disciplines, object- or collections-based organizations, private collections, and commercial galleries, auction and government organizations, their different missions and organizational structure. Students are acquainted with visitor analysis, budgeting, financing, marketing and public relations. Students are also familiarized with ethical and legal issues concerning the field. Students participating in this course are required to serve as interns in a museum or arts organization if possible in their area of specialization. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHM520: Exhibition Planning and Management

The course investigates different types of exhibitions and discusses their usage and effectiveness in different disciplines, museums and other institutions which present animate or inanimate collections to the public. Students are familiarized with exhibition planning, preparation, management and maintenance. The course involves an internship component at The Montclair State Art Galleries which includes completion of praxis related assignments. () 3 sh.

ARHM583: The Business of Art

The course is designed to provide an overview of the economic, organizational and social factors that influence contemporary art organizations. The students will examine structures, practices and issues concerning the visual and performing arts in the nonprofit, government and commercial sectors. Structures to be studied include theatres, dance companies, art galleries and museums, arts councils, presenting organizations, orchestras and other music groups. The student will analyze the impact of unions and professional organizations on these structures. With an introduction to various practices including audience development, fund-raising, grantsmanship, lobbying, advocacy, planning and organizational development, this course prepares the student for more extensive and advanced work in the Arts Management concentration. Cross listed with Theatre and Dance, THTR 583. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHM698: Master's Thesis in Museum Management

Independent research project done under faculty advisement. Students must follow MSU Thesis Guidelines, which may be obtained from the Graduate School. Students should take ARHM 699 if they don't complete ARHM 698 within the semester. () 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ARHS105: Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval

The history of Western art and architecture from Prehistoric Europe through the Middle Ages. The course covers ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, Greece and Rome, then Byzantine, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for Fine Arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. Offered as ARHS 105 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 105 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS106: Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern

The history of Western art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present. Included are the arts of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Romantic, Impressionist and Modern periods. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for fine arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. To become ARHT 106 effective Summer 2012. Offered as ARHS 106. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS108: Women in Art

The role and status of women in art from the Old Stone Age through the present; the special roles of women in the past in society, the role of women artists in Western culture from the Renaissance to the present; depictions of women in different iconographic categories; women as artists today. Offered as ARHS 108 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 190 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS200: Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts

Bibliographic and other scholarly resources; the special problems of scholarship and research. Offered as ARHS 200 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 200 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS215: Ancient Art

The origins of art and the civilizations of the ancient world; Paleolithic man and the Sumerian, Hittite, Assyrian, Phoenician and Egyptian civilizations. 3 sh.

ARHS216: Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century

The formation of Renaissance painting, sculpture and architecture during the Quattrocento; Masaccio, Mantegna, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Alberti emphasized. Offered as ARHS 216 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 331 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS217: Selected Masterpieces of World Art

An introduction to key works of art representing prehistoric cultures, the ancient world, the East, the Renaissance, and the Modern period; museum and gallery trips, reading and discussion. For non-art majors. Offered as ARHS 217 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 100 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS220: Art in Non-Western Societies

A consideration of the role of art in traditional non-western societies. The course includes an introduction to the geographic setting, and an examination of the integration of art into society as a whole - the economics, social order, politics, history, religion and philosophy. The role art plays in social change and how it is affected by social change. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Offered as ARHS 220 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 101 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS223: Shelter Form as Art

The concepts and forms of shelter; the ways in which men and animals have housed themselves from primitive times to the present; interior spacial qualities and utilization and the role of adornment, decoration and exterior configurations. Projects include model making. 3 sh.

ARHS230: History of the Print

The principal types of prints from their beginnings to today. Offered as ARHS 230 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 301 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS250: Modern Philosophies of Art

The work of major writers about art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the nature of the creative experience, the function of art in the life of the individual and of society, the nature of the creative process, the rise of new materials and institutions; the development of sentiments and attitudes affecting thinking in the field. Offered as ARHS 250 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 203 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS275: Afro-American Art

Afro-American art in the United States from colonial times to the present. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS276: History of Textiles: Focus on the Americas

A study of some of the great textile traditions of the world with an emphasis on the Americas. Offered as ARHS 276 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 304 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS322: Early Christian-Byzantine Art

The emergence and development of early Christian art from its classical and late classical antecedents and its development up to Byzantine art. Offered as ARHS 322 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 321 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS323: Medieval Art

Painting, sculpture and architecture in the Romanesque and Gothic periods. Offered as ARHS 323 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 322 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS324: Northern Renaissance Painting

Fifteenth and sixteenth century painting in northern Europe with particular attention to Flanders and Holland; emphasis on Jan Van Eyck, Van Der Weyden, Bosch, Peter Bruegel and Matthias Gruenewald. Offered as ARHS 324 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 336 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS325: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art

Painting, sculpture, and architecture in Western Europe from 1600 to 1800; Baroque and Rococo styles with emphasis on El Greco, Bernini, Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Watteau. Offered as ARHS 325 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 340 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS326: The Critical Approach

Historical criticism, criteria in art criticism, and an analysis of the critical process. Offered as ARHS 326 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 393 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS327: History of Oriental Art

The factors that shaped oriental society; the art of China, Korea, Japan, India, Southeast Asia and the neighboring Islamic world. Offered as ARHS 327 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 280 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS328: Survey of Greek Art

Greek art including painting, sculpture and architecture from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period. Offered as ARHS 328 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 314 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS329: American Art

Art in the United States from the colonial period through the nineteenth century; the development of an American style in the light of its relationship to and dependence upon European art. Offered as ARHS 329 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 290 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS331: Modern Art

Movements, personalities and styles from the late nineteenth century masters to Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism and other schools that shaped the modern movement. Lectures, readings, museum visits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS332: Ancient Art of Europe

The non-classical traditions in prehistoric and early Medieval Europe; the continuity of native, anti-classical artistic trends from the cave art of Paleolithic Europe to the migration arts of the early Middle Ages; the arts of the builders of Stonehenge, the Scythians, Huns, Celts, Goths and Vikings. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS337: Public Art and the Community

Art as a functional part of the contemporary community; reactions between people and the city environment; the visual potential of science and technology and its application to problems of visual form in relation to architectural and urban environment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS341: History of City Planning

Conceptual and esthetic planning of city form from primitive village patterns and the ancient towns of India and Egypt to schemes for the future; the significance of squares and public spaces; the question of scale and the ways in which forms and spaces are experienced. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS370: History of Industrial Design

The history of industrial design is traced from the industrial revolution to the latter part of the twentieth century. Offered as ARHS 370 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 303 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS450: Modern Architecture

Major contributions to the development of modern architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the development of styles, structural innovations and theories of design. Offered as ARHS 450 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 361 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS451: Contemporary Art

The work of major artists of the twentieth century with particular reference to the dominant ideas of the period; readings, museum trips, discussion of contemporary writing and criticism. Offered as ARHS 451 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 470 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS452: Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century

The great masters of the Cinquecento: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Giorgione and Titian; the emergence of Mannerist art and architecture in Rome, Venice, Florence and Bologna. Offered as ARHS 452 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 332 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS455: Selected Problems in Art History

A seminar in topics like the works of an individual artist or a particular theme in art history (e.g. the human figure) or a particular technique (e.g. sculpture); lectures, reports, museum and studio visits, discussion. May be repeated seven times for a maximum of 24.0 credits. Offered as ARHS 455 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 490 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS457: Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and African Art

The major styles of Oceania, Africa, South and Central America before Columbus. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS458: African Art: Sub-Saharan

The painting, sculpture and minor arts of the cultures of Africa; prehistoric remains and art traditions of the more recent past in the context of stylistic groupings; relation to ceremony and to daily life; symbolism and relations to the arts of other cultures. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Offered as ARHS 458 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 281 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS459: Art of the Nineteenth Century

The major movements of the nineteenth century: Classicism, Romanticism and Realism; the salon at mid-century; Impressionism; Post-Impressionism. Offered as ARHS 459 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 350 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS460: Nineteenth Century American Architecture

Building in the United States during the nineteenth century; social, economic and political forces as determinants of architectural form; interior design and decoration. Works by Latrobe, A. J. Downing, Ithiel Towne, H. H. Richardson and Louis Sullivan emphasized. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS461: Nineteenth Century American Painting

Painting in the United States during the nineteenth century; portrait, landscape and genre traditions; the Hudson River school, the genre painters, the expatriates and the independents; folk and naif paintings. Some knowledge of European painting is desirable. Offered as ARHS 461 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 352 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS462: Senior Seminar

Seminar in selected artistic problems of historic, social and philosophical nature. Offered as ARHS 462 through Spring 2012. To become ARGS 400 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100; BFA students or departmental approval.

ARHS469: Art of the Twentieth Century

From Picasso to today; scientific and social forces transforming the artist's vision, including the theories of Freud and Bergson. Offered as ARHS 469 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 360 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS477: History of Photography

The roots of photography, its practitioners and the social and historical circumstances surrounding its creation. Offered as ARHS 477 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 302 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS478: Art in Public Places

A studio concerned with urban areas defined by man's art and used by the public; problems of using art work to achieve the desired ambience. Especially recommended for students of painting, sculpture, theater, music, dance. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS479: Independent Study in Urban Cultural Development

Topics for investigation selected with the approval of the instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 2 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 105 and departmental approval.

ARHS480: Field Trip in Art History

Travel courses to art sources in the United States and foreign countries not to exceed twelve undergraduate credits. First-hand contact with the historic art forms of the places visited and study of their monuments and works in their museums and galleries. Subject(s) defined by the professor. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Offered as ARHS 480 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 202 effective Summer 2012. () 2 - 6 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 105 and departmental approval.

ARHS483: Independent Study in Art History

Independent study. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Offered as ARHS 483 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 491 effective Summer 2012. () 2 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 105 and departmental approval.

ARHS484: Independent Study: Senior Thesis (BA Art HIstory)

With art history faculty advisement, each senior student will conduct a course of research in art history and complete a scholarly paper. Offered as ARHS 484 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 499 effective Summer 2012. () 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 200 and departmental approval.

ARHS485: Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art

The arts of the Etruscans and Romans in their historical, cultural and religious settings. Offered as ARHS 485 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 315 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS503: Graduate Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts

Introduction to the approaches, methods and goals of art-historical research, including descriptive, bibliographic, stylistic, and iconographic analysis. Offered as ARHS 503 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 600 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS540: European Art of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Principal developments in painting, sculpture, architecture and related arts during the Baroque and Rococo periods as affected by contemporary political, religious and economic factors. Artists include Caravaggio, Bernini, Poussin, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Watteau and Hogarth. Offered as ARHS 540 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 540 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS579: Theories of Medieval and Early Renaissance Art

The ways in which art theory and methods of study affect our understanding of Medieval and Early Renaissance art will be the focus of this seminar. Topics to be discussed: the historiography of the two fields, nationalism in art historical studies, the social history of art, feminist interpretations, reception theory, semiotics, museum display, Panofsky, and Shapiro. Class discussions based on readings and student presentations. 3 sh.

ARHS580: The American Collector and New York Museums

The history of American art collecting is studied using the private collections that are now incorporated into museums in New York City. The contents of these collections, the ways they are housed, and the role of museum as educational institution will be examined in light of social and cultural ideals. Discussions based on readings and field trips. Offered as ARHS 580 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 603 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS581: Selected Writings by Artists on Art

A selection of writings by artists on art are presented, including theoretical writings, excerpts from diaries and letters, manifestoes, interviews, etc. The class is designed as a seminar focusing on analysis, interpretation, and discussion of these primary sources. Offered as ARHS 581 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 501 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS590: Modern Philosophies of Art I

Major writers in art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The nature of the creative experience; art in the life of the individual and of society; the creative process; new materials; institutions and sentiments affecting current thinking in the field. Discussions based on readings of philosophers, poets, social scientists and psychologists. Offered as ARHS 590 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 590 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS591: Modern Philosophies of Art II

The writings of 19th and 20th century artists and their interpreters; such works as the "Futurist's Manifesto" and Kandinsky's "The Spiritual In Art.". 3 sh.

ARHS592: Selected Problems Art History I

Art problems, iconographic topics and themes of a historic, social and philosophical nature. Topic selection will depend upon the special areas of the professor or guest professor invited for the semester. May be repeated seven times for a maximum of 24.0 credits. Offered as ARHS 592 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 601 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS593: Selected Problems Art History II

Continuation of ARHS 592. Taken serially. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 12.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 592.

ARHS594: Northern Renaissance Art

15th and 16th century paintings in northern Europe - especially Italy, Flanders and Holland; the development of Realism and style in relation to social change and the general ideas of the period, including contemporary music. Jan Van Eyck, Van der Weyden, Bosch, Peter Breughel and Matthias Gruenewald. Offered as ARHS 594 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 536 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS680: Field Trip in Art History

Travel courses to art sources in the United States and foreign countries not to exceed twelve graduate credits. First-hand contact with the historic art forms of the places visited and study of their monuments and works in their museums and galleries. Subject(s) to be defined by the professor. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Offered as ARHS 680 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 502 effective Summer 2012. () 2 - 6 sh.

BIOL500: Introductory Molecular Cell Biology

This course will focus on an introduction to the science and methods of cell and molecular biology. (1.5 hours lecture.) 1.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Permission of graduate advisor.

BIOL501: Biology of Human Sexuality

The course is designed to introduce the student in the graduate program in human sexuality and family life education to human anatomy and physiology, human genetics, endocrinology of the reproductive system and human developmental biology. These fields of knowledge are necessary in order to adequately understand and teach others about human sexuality, as well as to adequately counsel those who require assistance. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Open only to graduate students in the College of Education and Human Services.

BIOL503: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools

This course is designed for pre-service teachers and considers the standards-based objectives, curricula, planning, instructional strategies, materials, assessment, health and safety, and legal responsibilities in the secondary science program. The use of technology in the science program will be emphasized. (4 hours lecture.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Teachers Education program for P-12 science certification.

BIOL505: Experimental Cell Culture

This graduate course will provide theoretical and practical experience working on living cells. Provides understanding, observation, and hands-on experiences in tissue and organ culture techniques, primary cell culturing, cell differentiation, and techniques in toxicity and mutagenicity assays, plant callus and protopast experimentation. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 380, or similar Genetics course with passing grade and a previous Microbiology course or experience.

BIOL510: Biology Pedagogy for Secondary Teachers

Seminar and research course designed for study of methods and practices being used in teaching of secondary school biology. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: 24 semester hours in biology.

BIOL512: Topics in Modern Genetics

Seminar course. Selected topics from current development in genetic research, including chromosome and gene fine structure, extra chromosomal genetic elements, genetic engineering, and aspects of biomedical genetic research. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in genetics.

BIOL513: Instrumentation and Techniques for Biological Science

This course is designed to acquaint students with modern analytical and research techniques in biology, including manometry, spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, chromatography, microbial batch growth and assay techniques, immunotechniques and evaluation of experimental design and data. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: 24 semester hours in biology.

BIOL514: Graduate Seminar in Biology

Through a series of seminars delivered by faculty and guests, students will survey a broad range of topics in modern biology, and be introduced to the variety of specializations represented within the department. Emphasis shall be placed on recent advances in diverse areas of biology. (2 hours seminar.) 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate biology majors only.

BIOL515: Population Genetics

Detailed survey of the theory and application of the genetics of popoulations. Topics to be covered include Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium and Evolution, Natural and Artificial Selection, Migration, Mutation, Bottlenecks, Random Genetic Drift, and Genetic Variation. Students will learn population genetic principles and the mathematical theory behind those principles. Students will be required to write a literature paper on a topic of their choice related to Population Genetics. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547 or permission of instructor.

BIOL516: Biogeography

Distribution of plants and animals of the world on continents and continental and oceanic islands and in various climatic zones. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Field course in biology.

BIOL518: Strategies for Teaching College Biology

Biology Teaching Assistants and upper-level undergraduates with interests in teaching will interact with experienced teachers, but more importantly will gain access to a forum for discussing their experiences and concerns with other prospective biology teachers. Students will discuss contemporary articles on science teaching at the college level. (1 hour lecture.) 1 sh.

Prerequisites: B.S. in Biology and departmental approval.

BIOL520: Plant Physiology

Investigation of physiology of plants. Plant growth, development and reproduction as well as the new advances in plant physiology. Water relations of plants, mineral nutrition, physiological significance of soil and soil moisture, photosynthesis, respiration, plant biosynthesis and dynamics of growth. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

BIOL521: Field Studies of Flowering Plants

The taxonomy, evolutionary trends and ecological adaptations of the gymnosperms and angiosperms. A variety of habitats will be visited and analyzed. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany and field course in biology.

BIOL522: Plant Pathology

Causes, symptoms, and control of plant diseases. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany and microbiology.

BIOL523: Mycology

Identification, and classification of fungi. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany and microbiology.

BIOL529: Advanced Herpetology

Biology of the extant ectothermic tetrapods (amphibians and non-avian reptiles), including field identification, systematics, anatomy, physiology, behavior, reproduction, and ecology. (3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 113.

BIOL531: Medical Parasitology

To study the phenomenon of parasitism as applied to man and his domestic animals. Areas of emphasis include specific adaptations for parasitism and transmission, effects on the host, epidemiology and control. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Zoology.

BIOL532: Advanced Entomology

Examination of insects as model systems for biological inquiry. Topics include an integrative treatment of insect molecular biology, genetics, physiology, behavior, evolution and ecology. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Matriculation in M.S. Biology program or permission of instructor.

BIOL533: Advanced Cell Biology

Detailed analysis of cellular structure and function. Topics to be covered include the role of subcellular organelles in maintaining cell viability, analysis of cytoskeletal components, structure and function of the plasma membrane and cellular defects that lead to cancer and other disease states. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Matriculation in the biology master's program or permission of professor.

BIOL540: Mammalian Physiology

A broad survey of the physiology of mammalian systems aimed at graduate students who lack an upper-level background in physiology at the undergraduate level. The principles of homeostatis mechanisms as they apply to various organ systems will be stressed. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing, but not open to students who have completed undergraduate upper division Mammalian/Human Physiology classes.

BIOL542: Advanced Endocrinology

A study of the physiology of the mammalian endocrine system with emphasis on hormonal control of homeostasis. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Endocrinology and cell biology.

BIOL543: Advances in Immunology

To study in detail selected topics in immunology. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Immunology.

BIOL544: Advanced Comparative Animal Physiology

The physiological mechanisms involved in the varied responses of both vertebrates and invertebrates to critical fluctuations of their physico-chemical environment. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in Biology or permission of instructor. Students who have previously completed BIOL451 may not enroll.

BIOL545: Experimental Endocrinology

A seminar and laboratory course in endocrinology in which the various endocrine glands will be surgically removed or chemically destroyed and the morphologic and physiologic effects measured and observed. (1 hour lecture, 6 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Endocrinology.

BIOL546: Topics in Physiology

To give the student an in-depth understanding of a specific area of physiology in which there is a rapidly expanding body of knowledge. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: An undergraduate or graduate course in Physiology and permission of the department.

BIOL547: Molecular Biology I

Central concepts at the cellular level will be emphasized. Contemporary viewpoints in the areas of biomolecules, energy yielding and energy requiring processes and transfer of genetic information. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Cell biology, and one year organic chemistry.

BIOL548: Molecular Biology II

Central concepts at the cellular level will be emphasized. Contemporary viewpoints in the areas of biomolecules, energy yielding and energy requiring processes and transfer of genetic information. The laboratory will deal with up-to-date investigative procedures via selected experiments. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547.

BIOL549: Topics in Developmental Biology

Seminar in the regulation of developmental events, including both classical morphogenesis and recent advances using techniques of cell and molecular biology. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Genetics and developmental embryology.

BIOL550: Topics in Microbiology

Coverage of selected topics such as the microbial genetics, antibiotic action, bacteriophage, virus, cancer and microbial metabolism. Emphasis will be placed on practical applications of modern research in specific areas. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Microbiology.

BIOL551: Intermediary Metabolism I

Discussion of interrelationships of catabolic and anabolic paths. Primary emphasis is placed on the metabolism of nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and proteins. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Biochemistry and cell biology.

BIOL552: Biology of Lipids

Biological cycles, unity and diversity in metabolic paths, metabolic evolution, metabolic control mechanisms and other special topics. Primary emphasis is placed on the metabolism of lipids. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Cell biology and organic chemistry.

BIOL553: Microbial Ecology

Exploration of the essential role of microorganisms in the ecosystem. Lecture, field trips and laboratory will demonstrate the ubiquitous and highly adaptive evolution of microorganisms, their interrelationships and their profound influence on the biosphere. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Microbiology.

BIOL554: Microbial Physiology

A study of microorganisms in terms of their morphology and metabolism. The significance of metabolic diversity and secondary metabolic products of various microorganisms will be explored through lecture topics. The economic significance of microbial metabolism in relation to industry and pathogenic diseases will be emphasized. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Microbiology.

BIOL555: Medical Genetics

A detailed study and analysis of human genetics, inborn genetic diseases, genomics, gene therapy, and the Human Genome Project. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: A genetics course or permission of instructor.

BIOL556: Molecular Biology of Proteins

Study of the molecular biology of biomolecules, including proteins. The course will examine how changes in the three dimensional structure of biomolecules affect their biological function. Protein engineering, enzyme catalysis, and site-directed mutagenesis will be discussed. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Admission into the graduate biology program or permission of department.

BIOL557: Virology

This course will develop the fundamental principles of modern virology and examine the connection between viruses and disease. It will examine the molecular biology of virus replication, infection, gene expression, the structure of virus particles and genomes, pathogenesis, classification of viruses, and contemporary viral research. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of a Cell & Molecular Biology course or permission of instructor.

BIOL558: Microbial Genetics

Microbial Genetics provides students with an understanding of the basis for genetic processes in microorganisms and the implication for higher organisms. The focus of the course will be on prokaryotes, particularily E.coli, and viruses, primarily bacteriophages. Current developments in microbial genetics, such as bioinformatics and genomics, will be presented. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 350, Microbiology.

BIOL560: Molecular Genetics

A course that will focus on biological research problems that are being addressed in eucaryotic systems from a molecular genetics viewpoint. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547 with a grade of "B" or better.

BIOL561: Genomics

Describes the entire DNA sequence of organisms. Faciltates the understanding of the function of the genomes. Specific topics include comparative genomics, functional genomics and bioinformantics. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 380 or permission of instructor.

BIOL562: Short Topics in Molecular Biology

Focus on specific topics in molecular biology including the development induced pleuripotent cells, advances in RNA interference and recent innovations in understanding transcriptional regulation. Emphasis will be placed on providing the most up to date information on these topics. May be taken for up to 6 credits as long as the topics are different. (1 hour lecture.) 1 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547.

BIOL565: Advanced Plant Molecular Genetics

This course will focus on plant molecular biology and genetics and how plant systems differ from other eucaryotic systems at a cellular level. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547, minimum grade of B.

BIOL568: Advanced Neuroscience

The students will achieve an understanding of current concepts of nervous system function at the cellular level and at the level of higher systems and brain. The students will learn about the state of the art methods in modern neuroscience research and their applications. They will summarize and critique primary research papers and develop research proposals based on the acquired knowledge and their vision of future progress in neuroscience. A particular attention will be given to the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurological diseases, and to current scientific approaches to treatment. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547 or departmental approval.

BIOL570: Ecology

Basic ecological principles and concepts. Habitat approach to field exercises in fresh water and terrestrial ecology. Intra and interspecific relationships with all living members of the ecosystem, problems in plant and animal biology. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany and zoology.

BIOL571: Physiological Plant Ecology

The effects of soil, light, and water on plant growth, as well as, toxic effects of metals and salinity are measured using growth chamber and greenhouse facilities. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany and one course in field biology.

BIOL572: Wetland Ecology

Important biotic, chemical and physical parameters of New Jersey's estuaries. Evolution and successional trends of estuarine communities. Ecology of individual communities studied by field trips to Delaware Bay shore and to some Atlantic coast bays, marshes and offshore barrier islands. Also offered at the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany, and zoology, and field biology.

BIOL573: Shoreline Ecology

Community structure, trophic dynamics, species diversity and distribution of bottom dwelling organisms in relationship to their environment; lectures, laboratory work and field investigations of the marine benthos. Also offered at NJ Marine Sciences Consortium. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany, and zoology, and field biology.

BIOL574: Behavioral Ecology

This seminar course explains the ecological consequences of animal behavior, viewed within the context of how behavior evolves and how populations adapt to their environments. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Field biology and zoology.

BIOL575: Avian Biology

An in-depth examination of the biology and life histories of birds, including their anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and systematics. Laboratory includes field trips on a varying schedule. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 570 or permission of instructor.

BIOL576: Biology of Extreme Habitats

The course will describe the adaptations that allow the survival of plants and animals, as well as microorganisms, in a variety of extreme habitats. Some of these habitats include: deserts, arctic, grassland, estuaries. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

BIOL579: Physiological Ecology of Animals

A variety of different animals, ranging from protists to mammals, will be examined and compared to demonstrate the physiological adaptations they have evolved to successfully survive and reproduce. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Biology or permission of instructor.

BIOL580: Evolutionary Mechanisms

This course will provide students the opportunity to read primary resource material and interpret the findings of the data. This course will also teach students how to read, critique and present scientific data to a peer group. Students will analyze, discuss and present primary research articles with respect to scientific content, accuracy of the data and significance of the experiments. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Matriculation in the biology master's program or permission of the instructor.

BIOL586: Selected Avanced Topics in Biology

This course is designed to provide advanced biology graduate students with a literature intensive exploration of current developments and specialized content in the biological sciences. Topics will cover specific research areas in ecology, physiology, molecular biology, embryology and bioinformatics. This course is designed to fulfill elective requirements of the biology masters degree. This course may be repeated once for a maximum of 8.0 credits. () 3 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 520 or BIOL 540 or BIOL 547 or BIOL 570.

BIOL587: Selected Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology

This course is designed to provide advanced biology and molecular biology graduate students with a literature intensive exploration of current developments and specialized content in the biological sciences. Topics will cover specific research areas in molecular biology. This course is designed to fulfill elective requirements of the biology masters degree and the molecular biology masters degree. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547.

BIOL588: Selected Advanced Topics in Physiology

This course is designed to provide advanced biology and molecular biology graduate students with a literature intensive exploration of current developments and specialized content in the biological sciences. Topics will cover specific research areas in physiology. This course is designed to fulfill elective requirements of the biology masters degree and the molecular biology masters degree. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 520 or BIOL 540.

BIOL589: Selected Advanced Topics in Ecology

This course is designed to provide advanced biology and molecular biology graduate students with a literature intensive exploration of current developments and specialized content in the biological sciences. Topics will cover specific research areas in ecology. This course is designed to fulfill elective requirements of the biology masters degree and the molecular biology masters degree. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 570.

BIOL592: Graduate Colloquium

Students in this course will read primary resource material and interpret the data. This course will also teach students how to read, critique and present scientific data to a peer group. Students will analyze, discuss and present primary research articles with respect to scientific content, accuracy of the data and significance of the experiments. (1 hour lecture.) 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Matriculation in the biology master's program or permission of the professor.

BIOL593: Molecular Ecology

Detailed survey of the application of molecular methods to address ecological, behavioral, and conservation questions. Topics to be covered include the principles of most common molecular techniques used in molecular ecology, and application of those molecular techniques to phylogeography, behavioral ecology, population genetics, conservation genetics, and adaptive variation. Students will develop and present independent research proposal. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547 or instructor's permission.

BIOL594: Signal Transduction

This course will cover various aspects of cellular signaling from the plasma membrane to the nucleus. Topics will include specific signal transduction systems, methods for studying these systems and the results of these signaling events on cell division, cell differentiation and cell function. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 547 or permission of instructor.

BIOL595: Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity

This course addresses concerns about the loss of biological diversity and genetic resources through species extinctions. Students will learn about the importance of maintaining biological diversity, the problems involved in monitoring and protecting sensitive and crucial habitat, the impact of human societies on biodiversity, the alternatives to the destruction of habitat/species, the prospects of restoration, and the policies needed to prevent the loss of biological diversity. Students will also learn about population processes that are directly related to species survival. This course is cross listed with CNFS 595. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Botany, and zoology, and field biology.

BIOL596: Selected Techniques in Biology Science Education

A laboratory course that trains teachers in manipulatives suitable for secondary biology education. Students will be introduced to a variety of physiological, ecological, molecular biological techniques applicable for implementation in secondary school classrooms. May be repeated three more times for a total of six semester hours. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab.) 1.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Biology teaching certification or approval of instructor.

BIOL597: Research in Biological Literature

To allow the student to investigate and evaluate a specific topic in biology under the supervision of a faculty member and to develop the student's skills in presenting current research in both the written and oral modes. () 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

BIOL598: Selected Techniques in Molecular Biology

A laboratory course that trains students in advanced techniques in molecular biology. Students will learn how to perform a specific technique as well as learning the theory behind the technique. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 6.0 credits. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab.) 1.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate or graduate molecular biology courses or equivalent and permission of instructor.

BIOL599: Introduction to Biological Research

A research experience in which students will be exposed to current biologic techniques by working with scientific investigators in industry, or within the department. Students will work on projects involving research techniques, data collection and the analysis and interpretation of the data. () 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

BIOL601: Advanced Biological Science Education Pedagogy

This course aims for the development of an understanding of the pedagogy of inquiry-based learning and of the processes of scientific investigation and reasoning, as well as other factors influencing effective teaching (e.g. equity issues, assessment methods, and communication skills). Modeling of the inquiry-based approach will be applied to a range of scientific concepts, focusing on biological concepts such as natural selection, meiosis and Mendelian genetics, and photosynthesis. As these concepts are explored, relevant science education literature will be examined in order to understand the nature of student conceptions as well as broader issues of constructivist and situated learning and implications of philosophy and sociology of science for science education. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

CHEM501: Teaching Chemistry in the Secondary School

Study of objectives, recent trends, methods of presentation, courses of study, lesson planning, instructional aids, and subject matter of high school chemistry. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: 16 semester hours in chemistry.

CHEM510: Hazardous Materials Management

Exploration of the physical and chemical characteristics of hazardous chemicals, hazardous waste, and mixed waste materials. Their sources, handling, transportation, storage, disposal, and regulation. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 230 or equivalent. For majors in College of Sciences and Mathematics or instructor's permission.

CHEM521: Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

Current theories of inorganic structure, reactions and properties. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: One year of physical chemistry.

CHEM525: Bioinorganic Chemistry

Exploration of the vital roles that metal atoms play in biochemical processes. Transition metal interactions with proteins will be emphasized. The course will focus on the structural, regulatory, catalytic, transport, and oxidation-reduction functions of metal containing biomolecules. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II) or instructor's permission.

CHEM531: Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry

Modern theories of organic chemistry with emphasis on electronic theory and reaction mechanisms. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 12.0 credits as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 430 (Advanced Organic Chemistry).

CHEM532: Organic Synthesis

Detailed study of the art, methods, and the philosophy of organic synthesis beginning with a review of classical and modern synthetic methods, followed by the planning theory of synthesis and culminating in a study of elegant syntheses in the literature. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 430 (Advanced Organic Chemistry).

CHEM533: Biosynthesis of Natural Products

A study of natural products with emphasis on the biosynthesis of primary and secondary metabolites. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 430 (Advanced Organic Chemistry) or equivalent.

CHEM534: Chromatographic Methods: Theory and Practice

A combined lecture/hands-on course in the theory and practice of chromatography; including GC, HPLC, GC-MS, GPC, and SFC, as well as computerized instrument control, data acquistion, and processing. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 310 (Analytical Chemistry) and 311 (Instrumental Analysis) or equivalents.

CHEM536: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: Theory and Practice

A combination lecture/hands-on course utilizing the department's FT-NMR's to provide students with theoretical background and practical experience in modern 1-D and 2-D FT-NMR. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 310 (Analytical Chemistry) and 311 (Instrumental Analysis) or equivalents.

CHEM538: Drug Design in Medicinal Chemistry

A comprehensive course covering the design and action of pharmaceutical agents. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Matriculation into the graduate program or permission of instructor.

CHEM540: Chemical Thermodynamics

In-depth study of classical thermodynamics. Development of thermodynamic functions describing chemical systems in equilibrium, with emphasis on systems of variable composition. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II) or instructor's permission.

CHEM542: Theoretical Physical Chemistry

Theoretical development of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics as applied to chemistry. Application of theoretical procedures to atomic and molecular structure and bonding. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II) and MATH 420 (Differential Equations).

CHEM544: Electrochemistry

Principles and application of electrochemistry, relationship of electrochemical principles to classical thermodynamics, and practical applications of electrochemistry. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II).

CHEM546: Chemical Spectroscopy

Introduction to the theory of molecular spectroscopy. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II).

CHEM548: Chemical Kinetics

Kinetics in its role of elucidating reaction mechanisms. Discussion of recent problems from the chemical literature including fast reactions and enzyme kinetics. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II).

CHEM550: Organometallic Chemistry

The course will introduce students to organometallic chemistry, mainly involving transition metals, but also including some main group metals. The material covered will focus on the unique chemistry of these compounds and their uses in organic synthesis, material science, and as catalysts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 420 and CHEM 430 or equivalents.

CHEM570: Selected Topics in Advanced Biochemistry

A detailed treatment of selected topics in biochemistry. Special emphasis upon recent developments. Protein structure, enzymology, metabolism, nucleic acid chemistry are examples of topics. This course may be repeated for credit indefinitely as long as the topic is different each time. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or instructor's permission.

CHEM574: Protein Structure

Primary, secondary and tertiary structure of proteins, protein structural motifs and protein structural families. Globular proteins, DNA binding proteins, membrane proteins, signal transduction systems, immune system protein structure, methods used for determination of protein structure. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: One semester of introductory Biochemistry or similar background.

CHEM575: Enzyme Kinetics and Mechanisms

The following properties of enzymes are considered: structure, specificity, catalytic power, mechanism of action, multienzyme complexes, kinetics, regulation, and multienzyme systems. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or equivalent.

CHEM576: Lipid Biochemistry

Chemistry of plant and animal lipids, their occurrence, metabolism, and industrial uses. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or equivalent.

CHEM577: Nucleic Acid Biochemistry

This course will present fundamental aspects of nucleic acid biochemistry including structure and biological function and will be organized according to a systematic consideration of techniques used in the study of nucleic acids. Current literature and key topics such as protein-DNA, protein-drug complexes and nucleic acid repair mechanisms will be considered. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or equivalent.

CHEM578: Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques

Fundamental techniques used to isolate, characterize, and study nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids. Theory and application of buffers, spectrophotometry, tissue fractionation, centrifugation, extraction, chromatographic separations, electrophoresis, radioactivity, enzyme purification and dinetics, enzymatic assays, NMR and MS structure determination. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or equivalent.

CHEM579: Biomolecular Assay Development

This course will provide the student with hands-on experience of state of the art techniques used for drug discovery research in the pharmaceutical industry. These techniques include assay development for high throughput screening and molecular docking methods for lead discovery. Using these techniques will allow the student to understand the drug discovery process, which includes a dialogue between crystallographers, medicinal chemists, biochemists, and biologists. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or instructor's permission.

CHEM582: Biochemical Pharmacology

How drugs interact with, and influence biochemical pathways relevant to disease in the whole organism. Topics covered in this course deal with a review of fundamental concepts in biochemisty relevant to drug discovery, the process of drug discovery and specific examples of drug interactions with biochemical pathways and how they impact human disease. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 370 and CHEM 371.

CHEM590: Selected Topics-Advanced Chemistry

An in-depth study of selected areas in either analytical, inorganic, organic or physical chemistry, with special emphasis upon recent developments in the field. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 12 credits as long as the topic is different each time. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 341 (Physical Chemistry II) or instructor's permission.

CHEM595: Graduate Research

Directed individual laboratory investigation under guidance of faculty advisor. May be elected once or twice, maximum credit allowed is 3 semester hours. () 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 semester hours in this graduate program; instructor's permission.

CHEM599: Graduate Literature Search in Chemistry

An individual, non-experimental investigation utilizing the scientific literature. () 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 semester hours in this graduate program.

CNFS500: Curriculum Development in Environmental Education

The historical, philosophical, and conceptual aspects of developing a K-12 environmental education curriculum. The focus is on the four major curriculum areas: humanities, social studies, environmental science and outdoor pursuits with proposed activities for the classroom, school grounds, community, and natural areas, intended to enhance the students' awareness of environmental problems and their possible solutions. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

CNFS501: Outdoor Teaching Sites for Environmental Education

This course will include a working definition of outdoor environmental teaching sites as they relate to current developments in environmental education. Also incorporated, through lecture and discussion, will be pertinent information on the philosophy, design, construction, and use of outdoor environmental teaching sites, with special emphasis on sites which can be developed on land areas adjacent to schools. () 2 sh.

CNFS502: American Heritage Skills

This course will focus on the home lifestyle for the American colonies from the 1600s to the 1800s. Various skills such as spinning, working with wool, natural dyeing, candle making, rug making, soap making, quilting, and food processing will be demonstrated. Students will have the opportunity to develop their proficiency in these areas. The colonial living skills will be integrated into a general overview of the two-hundred-year period under consideration, rather than considered as isolated elements. (2 hours lecture.) 2 sh.

CNFS503: Humanities and the Environment

This course will focus on the cycle of humanity's relationship to nature, based on three sequential stages: 1) humans in nature, in which archaic religions, myths and legends will be investigated; 2) humans vs. nature, which will be a consideration of the alienation due to the influence of science and technology; and 3) humans and nature, which will consider the new mysticism of today. The coursework will include lecture, discussion, seminar, and independent study. () 3 sh.

CNFS504: Field Techniques for Teaching the Humanities

The focus of this course is the development and improvement of techniques for teaching the humanities via the natural environment. The course will include consideration of the process of communication, the development of perception and observational skills, creative writing, literature interpretation, music, philosophy, dramatics, art, as well as historical investigations and considerations of past ways of life through the study of colonial crafts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

CNFS505: Society and the Natural Environment

This course will focus upon interrelationships of a forest ecosystem. Soil, water, plants, and animals found in a northeastern hardwood forest will be examined in detail. Their relationship to humankind will be discussed and reviewed. (2 hours lecture.) 2 sh.

CNFS510: Environmental Impact of Recreation on Natural Areas

Students will examine the impact of recreation on natural areas in four of New Jersey's major ecosystems: upland forest, pine lands, salt marsh and barrier beach. Investigation of recreation records and plans will allow for comparison and contrast of heavily used sites with those which have been relatively undisturbed. Students develop "recreation impact statements". CNFS 511 must be taken concurrently. () 2 sh.

CNFS511: Field Investigation of Environmental Impact of Recreation on Natural Areas

The field experiences in this one-credit course are designed to support and supplement the theoretical foundations communicated in the course, "Environmental Impact of Recreation on Natural Areas" (CNFS 510), and to provide practical exercises in measuring impact on recreational areas. CNFS 510 must be taken concurrently. () 1 sh.

CNFS521: Field Laboratory Experience in Outdoor Teaching Sites for Environmental Education

The field experiences in this one credit course are designed to support and supplement the theoretical foundations communicated in the course, "Outdoor Teaching Sites for Environmental Education" (CNFS 501), and to provide practical field exercises in developing environmental education teaching site strategies. () 1 sh.

CNFS522: Field Laboratory Experience in American Heritage Skills

The field experiences in this one-credit course are designed to support, supplement, and amplify the theoretical foundations communicated in the course, "American Heritage Skills" (CNFS 502), and to provide practical applications of both the content of American Heritage Skills and its methodology. () 1 sh.

CNFS525: Field Laboratory Experience in Society and the Natural Environment

The field experiences in this one-credit course are designed to support and supplement the theoretical foundations communicated in the course, "Society and the Natural Environment" (CNFS 505). () 1 sh.

CNFS530: Workshop in Wildlife Management Education

This is a field course designed to provide information about wildlife and environmental topics to be included in a school curriculum. Curriculum supplements include Project WILD and Aquatic WILD. () 1 sh.

CNFS595: Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity

This course addresses concerns about the loss of biological diversity and genetic resources through species extinctions. Students will learn about the importance of maintaining biological diversity, the problems involved in monitoring and protecting sensitive and crucial habitat, the impact of human societies on biodiversity, the alternatives to the destruction of habitat/species, the prospects of restoration, and the policies needed to prevent the loss of biological diversity. Students will also learn about population processes that are directly related to species survival. This course is cross listed with BIOL 595. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: One semester of college biology with laboratory.

CNFS601: Advanced Environmental Education Seminar

The seminar for advanced students who want to examine, in depth, a selected topic related to current developments in environmental education. The seminar will choose a particular issue facing environmental education, develop a method for studying that issue, and produce a publishable work (e.g., curriculum materials or academic paper) related to the topic. (2 hours seminar.) 2 sh.

Prerequisites: CNFS 500.

CNFS609: Independent Study in Environmental Curriculum Development

Teachers, who have participated in academic programs at the School of Conservation and wish to deepen their understanding of environmental education activities, may enroll in this independent study. In doing so, they may develop an environmental education program for a specific grade level, subject discipline, or school district. Credit is dependent on the scope and depth of the program to be developed. May be repeated for a maximum of 4.0 credits. () 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

CNFS610: Administration and Supervision of Environmental Field Study

This course is intended to provide an overview of administrative procedures in organizing and implementing a day or resident program in environmental education. Among the areas to be reviewed are: historical and philosophical perspectives, development of a field curriculum, staff selection and training, financial management, facility design, and selection of equipment. (2 hours lecture.) 2 sh.

CNFS620: Field Laboratory Experiences in Admin and Supervision of Environmental Field Study

The field experiences in this one-credit graduate course are designed to support and supplement the theoretical foundations communicated in the course, "Administration and Supervision of Environmental Field Study" (CNFS 610) and to provide opportunities to conduct on-site facility evaluation, test teaching equipment, discuss training programs with faculty at other facilities, and review financial management and business procedures used in the variety of centers. () 1 sh.

CNFS621: Field Laboratory Experience in Environmental Education

The field experiences in this one credit course are designed to support and supplement the theoretical foundations communicated in the course "Advanced Environmental Education Seminar" (CNFS 601). () 1 sh.

ENVR501: Environmental Studies Physical

A systems concept utilizing physical science. Provides some understanding of the abiotic environment to life. The atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere are examined as natural, man-modified, and human environments. Offered as ENVR 501 through Spring 2012. To become EASE 501 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR502: Environmental Studies-Social/Behavior

A systems concept utilizing social and behavioral sciences. Provides some understanding of the relationships of the cultural environment to life. The social and behavioral conditions upon the grouping of individuals are examined in natural and man-modified environments. Offered as ENVR 502 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 568 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR503: Methods in Environmental Research

Formulation of the research problem, use of bibliographical sources and reference material organizing the research tests and measurements, analysis of data, and report writing. Offered as ENVR 503 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 591 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR505: Human Environment

Discussion of population in relation to the physical environment; objectives and skills of numerous culture groups will be examined to clarify existing regional variations in the man-land relationship. Offered as ENVR 505 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 567 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR508: Environmental Problem Solving

The purpose of this course is to train students to define environmental problems, develop their skills in solving these problems, as well as commitment to work toward their solution. Each lesson consists of student preparation of reading selected articles, classroom orientation, field trips, and the student-instructor follow-up. Field trip topics include pedestrian/vehicle conflict, school site development, plants as a city resource, urban/rural recreation, sign ordinances, transportation and similar topics. Offered as ENVR 508 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 566 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR509: Environmental Change and Communication

Prepare students as professional environmentalists: Communication and journalism strategies, theory of persuasion, and roles as catalyst, solution giver, process helpers, and resource person. Offered as ENVR 509 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 565 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR510: Environmental Law

The course focuses on The National Environmental Policy Act; The preparation of an environmental impact statement; The Clean Air Act; The Clean Water Act; The Endangered Species Act; Toxic Substance Control Act; Solid and Hazardous Waste and other Environmental laws. The role of environmental professionals in the formulation and implementation of environmental law and policy are discussed. Offered as ENVR 510 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 560 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate Program Coordinator permission required.

ENVR531: Independent Study in Environmental Studies

Student must develop statement of goals and phasing for completion, prior to consultation with instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 10.0 credits as long as the topic is different. Offered as ENVR 531 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 590 effective Summer 2012. () 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ENVR533: Current Issues in Sustainability Science

Overview of current issues in sustainability science and the challenges confronting society's transition to global sustainability: sustainable use of natural resources; social learning; engaging scientists at the science-policy interface; and the application of systems science to better predict the consequences of human actions and forecast outcomes of the multiple interacting stresses on the life support systems around us. Offered as ENVR 533 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 509 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Department approval.

ENVR539: Environmental Noise Hazards and Controls

The essential aspects of the acoustic properties of sound and of the anatomy and physiology of the human auditory system will be presented. The specific properties of noise and noise generators will also be presented. The effects of noise on physiology and on various aspects of behavior will be discussed. Stress will be placed on current methods of noise control and hearing conservation. 3 sh.

ENVR550: Environmental Education

Foundations of environmental education-historical, theoretical, and conceptual. Includes models, gaming encounters, and teaching strategies. Offered as ENVR 550 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 564 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR551: Natural Resource Management

Provide background in natural resource management; wildlife, fisheries, forests, water and related components. Includes field trips. Offered as ENVR 551 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 563 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR553: Instructional Design for Environmental Education

This course will introduce students to the techniques for instructional design as they relate specifically to the goals, need, and objectives of environmental education. Offered as ENVR 553 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 661 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENVR 550.

ENVR555: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment

This course affords graduate students who have completed introductory courses or equivalents the opportunity to advance both practical skills in and theoretical understanding of remote sensing. The course covers a wide range of applications and promotes facility in image processing and visualization, integration with Geographic Information Systems, and spatial modeling techniques. Industry-standard software is used for demonstration and laboratory exercises. A semester project must be completed that demonstrates an application of remote sensing to a real-world environmental problem. Students are required to submit a term paper, an oral presentation, and a poster related to this project. Cross listed with GEOS 555. Offered as ENVR 555 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 511 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EUGS 270 or departmental approval. Not open to students who have taken ENVR 455 or GEOS 455.

ENVR556: Hydroclimatology

Climatology emphasizing moisture as one of the fundamental factors in climatic analysis; processes and problems of classification and variability. Offered as ENVR 556 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 531 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate Program Coordinator permission required.

ENVR590: Environmental Law and Policy

The goal of this course is to provide students with the theoretical foundations and practical applications of Environmental Law. The course will utilize a model and method approach, which will present theory and procedure in a case problem context. The course will acquaint students with various traditional legal theories and compare and contrast them with law as it has evolved to meet the changes in society. Cross listed with Political Science, LAWS 590. Offered as ENVR 590 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 561 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENVR610: Seminar in Environmental Management

This is a methods seminar focusing on the techniques of managing a project with environmental significance. Students will design and plan in detail a project to improve an existing environmental problem or to implement an economically important project that would minimize environmental problems. Offered as ENVR 610 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 660 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

ENVR628: Seminar in Environmental Graphics

Use of geographic materials suitable for analysis, understanding and presenting aspects of the environment through seminar presentation. Offered as ENVR 628 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 612 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

ENVR655: Advanced Environmental Remote Sensing and Image Processing

This course provides a forum to explore cutting edge advances in remote sensing of the environment afforded by new satellite and aircraft based imaging platforms and to provide facility with image processing (IP) and geographic information systems (GIS) software. Topics covered include multispectral, hyperspectral and multiangular reflectance data, very high resolution panchromatic imagery, active radar and lidar systems, microwave imagery, advanced spatial and statistical raster analysis, and interfaces to GIS. Offered as ENVR 655 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 611 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENVR 455, GEOS 455, GEOS 555, ENVR 555 or departmental approval.

ENVR695: Research Project in Environmental Studies

To complete the research proposal initiated in the research methods course. Offered as ENVR 695 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 690 effective Summer 2012. () 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

GEOS501: Air Resource Management

Spatial distribution of energy in the atmosphere treated in terms of natural factors and man's induced changes (atmospheric pollution). Incoming sun energy as modified by man is traced through the atmosphere, vegetation, soil and water. Offered as GEOS 501 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 569 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS502: The Dynamic Earth

Origin, evolution and history of the earth. Internal and external processes by which minerals and rocks form and are modified. Interpretation of rock features and structures and significance of the fossil record. Plate tectonics, geomorphology, oceanography, and meteorology. The course is conducted at a more rigorous level than introductory, undergraduate courses. Research project and field trips are required. Offered as GEOS 502 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 502 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Not open to graduates of a geology or geoscience program.

GEOS503: Advanced Physical Geology

In-depth study of the major problems of physical geology processes of erosion, rock formation, continent and ocean-basin origin and relationships, earthquakes, interior of the earth, volcanism, island arcs, mountain building, paleomagnetism, continental drift, and sea-floor spreading. Field trips. Offered as GEOS 503 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 503 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

GEOS504: Advanced Historical Geology

In-depth analysis of major problems in geologic history, stratigraphy and paleoenvironments as interpreted through lithologic and paleontologic evidence. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 504 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 540 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

GEOS509: Water Resource Management

The spatial patterns of the water resource both as surface water and ground-water. Processes affecting availability and techniques of estimation are stressed. Offered as GEOS 509 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 533 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS513: Waste Management

This course examines liquid waste management (sewage, sewerage, septic, and acid mine drainage) and solid waste management (composting, incineration, dumps, sanitary landfills, ocean dumping, and resource recovery). Management of radioactive wastes is included. Offered as GEOS 513 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 562 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS520: Landscapes in Transition

The field in historical perspective, with emphasis upon contemporary trends; philosophical roots and quest for theory. Analyzes theory and methods of application and their relationships in order to understand the role of applied in contrast to theoretical geography. Offered as GEOS 520 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 504 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

GEOS525: Environmental Geoscience

In-depth study of the relationships between man and the physical environment of atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere. Particular attention to problems of mineral resource and fossil-fuel depletion; pollution of air, water and soils and waste disposal and recycling, simple computer modeling of environmental situations. Offered as GEOS 525 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 505 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS530: Paleoecology

Distribution and association of fossils as interpreted from the evidence presented in the geologic record. Detailed paleoecological field study made of selected faunal assemblages. Offered as GEOS 530 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 545 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Biology major, or Geoscience major, or Environmental Studies major with a concentration in Environmental Science.

GEOS532: Micropaleobiology

Taxonomic, morphologic, paleoecologic and stratigraphic consideration of microfossils with special emphasis on those from the marine environment. Offered as GEOS 532 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 546 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major or Biology major.

GEOS533: Advanced Invertebrate Paleobiology

Fossil invertebrates with emphasis on their evolutionary, paleoecologic and stratigraphic significance. Laboratory and field work stress collecting, preparation, identification, curatorial and faunal analysis techniques. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 533 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 542 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major or Biology major.

GEOS534: Stratigraphy

Stratigraphic principles and their application. Case studies of selected regions. Local stratigraphy interpreted through field studies. Offered as GEOS 534 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 541 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture; 2 hours laboratory.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate Program Coordinator permission required.

GEOS535: Vertebrate Paleobiology

The geologic history, morphology, taxonomy, paleogeography and evolution of fossil vertebrates. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 535 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 543 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major or Biology major.

GEOS536: Paleobotany

The taxonomy, morphology, evolution, paleoecology and stratigraphic significance of fossil plants. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 536 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 547 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major or Biology major.

GEOS537: Biostratigraphy of New Jersey

The geologic history, paleontology, stratigraphy and paleogeography of New Jersey. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 537 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 548 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major or Biology major.

GEOS538: Sedimentary Petrography

The interpretative study of the structures, textures, composition and genesis of sedimentary rocks. Laboratory analyses of sediments and sedimentary rocks by optical, mechanical and chemical methods and the graphical representation of the resultant data. Offered as GEOS 538 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 523 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS539: Environmental Noise Hazards and Controls

The essential aspects of the acoustic properties of sound and of the anatomy and physiology of the human auditory system will be presented. The specific properties of noise and noise generators will also be presented. The effects of noise on physiology and on various aspects of behavior will be discussed. Stress will be placed on current methods of noise control and hearing conservation. 3 sh.

GEOS543: Advanced Mineralogy

Chemical and physical principles as applied to minerals. Detailed study of representative minerals from the various families. Advanced techniques will be performed by the student. Field trips. Offered as GEOS 543 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 520 effective Summer 2012. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS545: Optical Mineralogy

Theory and practice of using the polarizing microscope to study and identify minerals; theory of light transmission in minerals; the practical effect. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 545 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 521 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS546: Petrography

Rock textures, structures and mineralogy using the polarizing microscope. Identification and classification of rocks and the origin and history of the rock as determined by microscopic study of thin sections. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 546 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 522 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: GEOS 545.

GEOS547: X-ray Microanalysis

Students will learn energy dispersive spectroscopy, qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, and x-ray mapping. Offered as GEOS 547 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 525 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GEOS 443, CHEM 410, PHYS 470, BICL 406 or departmental approval.

GEOS552: Applied Groundwater Modeling

Introduction to groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling, using a variety of current software packages. Saturated and unsaturated media will be considered. Emphasis is on application of models to the solution of common problems encountered in hydrology industry and research. Offered as GEOS 552 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 532 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate hydrogeology course and college-level calculus or departmental approval.

GEOS555: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment

This course affords graduate students who have completed introductory courses or equivalents the opportunity to advance both practical skills in and theoretical understanding of remote sensing. The course covers a wide range of applications and promotes facility in image processing and visualization, integration with Geographic Information Systems, and spatial modeling techniques. Industry-standard software is used for demonstration and laboratory exercises. A semester project must be completed that demonstrates an application of remote sensing to a real-world environmental problem. Students are required to submit a term paper, an oral presentation, and a poster related to this project. Cross listed with ENVR 555. Offered as GEOS 555 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 511 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EUGS 270 or departmental approval. Not open to students who have taken ENVR 455 or GEOS 555.

GEOS560: Advanced Marine Geology

Development and evolution of the ocean basins; marine sedimentation; shoreline development and classification; submarine topography; mineral resources of the sea. Laboratory analysis of marine sediments and fossil assemblages. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 560 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 550 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS571: Geophysics

Theory and application of conventional geophysical methods: seismology, magnetism, electricity and gravity. Laboratory includes the collection and interpretation of geophysical data. Field trips. Offered as GEOS 571 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 535 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS572: Tectonics

The study of the major structures of the earth, the principle of isostasy, mountain-building, continental drift, sea-floor spreading, and possible causes of tectonism in the earth. Discussion will include the methods of study, results obtained, interpretation of the data, and the latest theories of tectonism. Offered as GEOS 572 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 507 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS573: Nuclear Geophysics

Principles and application of nuclear physics to study of earth, including: natural radiation, origin and occurence of isotopes; use of isotopes in prospecting, geochronology and space geology; paleotemperature determinations; activation analysis; mining and use of radioactive elements; nuclear energy. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS575: Geochemistry

Chemical laws and principles applied to the earth, chemical composition of the earth, distribution and relative abundance of the elements. Radioactive materials, atmospheric precipitation of geochemicals, the geochemistry of polluted water (including solid and liquid wastes) study of meteorites. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 575 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 526 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

GEOS576: Organic Geochemistry

This is an introductory graduate course in organic geochemistry, covering the occurence of natural and anthropogenic organic matter in sediments and sedimentary rocks, emphasizing fossil fuels and environemental contaminants. Offered as GEOS 576 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 527 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GEOS 112 and CHEM 121 and GEOS 434 or equivalent required: BIOL 213 and/or CHEM 230 suggested.

GEOS577: Environmental Forensics

Environmental Forensics seeks to answer the questions: "How did environmental contamination occur?" and "Who/what caused it?" It involves the use of analytical (geo)chemistry, field geology and biology, remote sensing, integrated with law and policy. This course will focus primarily on the methods and applications of chemical fingerprinting, using petroleum biomarkers, polycyclic aromatic compounds, isotopes, and heavy metals. Offered as GEOS 577 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 528 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GEOS 453 or GEOS 576 or departmental approval.

GEOS578: Igneous and Metamorphic Geology

The intepretive study of igneous and metamorphic rocks in detail with the aim of properly identifying and naming the rocks and interpreting their history: rock suites from classical areas. Required field trips. Offered as GEOS 578 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 524 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS579: Instrumental Environmental Analysis

A survey of instrumentation and methods for quantitative environmental analysis of inorganic earth materials (e.g., waters, soils, sediments). Hands-on analytical techniques will typically include, but are not limited to, pH and conductivity measurements, ion chromatography, UV-Vis and optical ICP spectrometry, ICP mass spectrometry, and SEM-EDS depending on expertise of the instructor(s). Offered as GEOS 579 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 529 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GEOS 454, CHEM 410, GEOS 575, GEOS 576 or departmental approval.

GEOS580: Field Geology

The principles and techniques of geologic field work. Independent and team mapping of local areas of geologic interest using modern field methods and instruments. Offered as GEOS 580 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 508 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS590: Research Seminar

Student field, laboratory, and library investigation of a problem in the area of his or her interest in geoscience, the results of which will be presented in oral and written form. Class discussion of the individual papers and of other pertinent topics of current interest in geoscience. Offered as GEOS 590 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 593 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS592: Special Problems in Geoscience

Independent research project to be performed by the student under the guidance of the faculty. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 10.0 credits as long as the topic is different. Offered as GEOS 592 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 599 effective Summer 2012. () 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

GEOS594: Research in Geoscience Literature

Investigation and evaluation of a topic in geoscience under the supervision of a faculty member by: (1) preparing a bibliography from standard sources, including an on-line computer search; and, (2) preparing a report written in standard professional format. Offered as GEOS 594 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 594 effective Summer 2012. (1 hour lecture.) 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Geoscience major.

GEOS658: Seminar in Environmental Graphics

The use of graphic materials suitable for analyzing, understanding and presenting aspects of the environment through seminar presentation. The preparation of illustrative materials, especially suitable for inclusion in environmental impact statements as well as for public presentation, will be developed by each student as a culminating research project. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For majors in the College of Science and Mathematics.

HIST501: New Interpretations in History

Designed to help students keep up to date in the fields of American, European and Non-Western history. Major trends and developments in the study of history in the light of recent representative examples of historical research and interpretation. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST502: History and New Social Studies

Designed to assist teachers, administrators and supervisors in acquiring a comprehensive view of modern materials, methods and curricula in history and the social sciences. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST511: Seminar in American Colonial History

This course will examine the forces and conditions of the colonial period which contributed to the shaping of the characteristics of American political and economic institutions, social practices and ideas, intellectual outlooks, and attitudes. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

HIST512: American Revolution 1763-1787

The causes and course of the American revolution from both British and American viewpoints, including analysis of economic, political, social and intellectual factors. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST513: Problems-New Nation 1789-1828

The growth of political institutions under the Constitution, the gaining of respect as a new country in the family of nations. The establishment of economic credit, and the rise of American nationalism. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST514: The Crisis of American Nationalism, 1828-1876

The crisis in American nationalism from Jackson through Reconstruction as the country's constitution, party system, and social structure contended with the disruptive effects of territorial expansion, the factory system, slavery and the new immigration. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST515: Culture and Consciousness: Women in Nineteenth Century America

This course in the history of American women will focus on major themes in nineteenth century women's culture. It will explore the implications of industrialization and modernization for women, the construction of domestic ideology, the development of feminism, and the centrality of gender in nineteenth century life and culture. The emphasis of the course is antebellum, but willl consider the implications of this legacy for post Civil War history. Readings will include contemporary scholarship as well as a selection of representative primary texts by and about nineteenth century American women. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST517: Age of Franklin D. Roosevelt

An opportunity to study that part of recent American history centering about Franklin Delano Roosevelt. While concentrating on domestic aspects of American life, attention is given also to foreign affairs and their impact on the daily lives of Americans. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST518: Urban History: National Trends in New Jersey Cities

An advanced survey of the urban dimension in American history and of urban history as a discipline. Late 19th and 20th century national trends are pinpointed within the development of Paterson, Passaic, Jersey City, Newark and their suburbs. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST519: America Since 1945

This course studies the transformation of the Roosevelt coalition and its liberal policies since 1945 as they faced the challenge of the cold war abroad and growing class and racial upheaval at home. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST520: United States Far Eastern Relations

United States relations with China and Japan, 1842 to the present. The people who formulated and implemented U.S. foreign policy. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST521: Civil War and Revolution in Chinese History, 1911-1949

The transformation of China from empire to Peoples Republic. Chinese concepts of revolution and the intellectual, political and social changes which preceded the formation of the Peoples Republic in 1949. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST522: Revolutionary Russia 1905-1921

The historical forces of 19th and 20th century Russia which led to the Bolshevik revolution of November, 1917 and to the consolidation of Soviet power by 1921. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST523: History of Soviet Diplomacy

Changes in the ideological determinants of Soviet diplomacy contrasted with fluctuations in internal and external political and economic policies. Contributions of leading Soviet statesmen to diplomatic history. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST524: History of American Business Leaders

Designed to familiarize students with major developments in American business history. The mutual impact of business and society is investigated through biographical studies of leading American businessmen. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST525: History of American Labor 1870-1970

Study of the American worker from the period after the Civil War to the present, with concentration on social, political and economic behavior as well as the union movement. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST526: The Industrialization of America, 1865-1900

The causes and nature of the industrialization of the American economy after the Civil War; factors responsible for rapid economic growth; the impact of changing productive techniques on American institutions and human welfare. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST527: Industrialization of Europe

European economic development with major attention to the period since about 1750. Comparing economic growth during the 19th and 20th centuries in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST529: Europe of the Dictators, 1919-1939

The political, social, economic and intellectual developments in the major states of Western Europe during the interwar period, with emphasis on varieties of fascism. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST532: Modernization in Japanese Cultural History

Modernization in East Asia with focus on Japan. Japanese experience in adjusting new world forces of the 19th and 20th centuries considered against the background of her traditional values and institutions. Comparisons with China and Korea. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST533: French Revolution and Napoleon

The background of the French Revolution, its changing course and cast of characters during 1789-99, and the advent to power and imperial regime of Napoleon, 1799-1814. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST534: France of the Republics

The development of modern France since 1870; political, economic and intellectual conditions and trends through the Third, Fourth and Fifth Republics. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST535: Castle, Cathedral and Crusade: Europe in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300

Guided by the organizing principle that some medieval people themselves used, this course will approach the High Middle Ages through the eyes of those who fought (nobility), worked (peasants), and prayed (clergy). Social, political, economic, religious and cultural aspects of the medieval European experience will be explored through the investigation of topics such as the rise of the nation-state, the expansion of trade, the rise of the university, the launching of the Crusades, the development of Gothic architecture and the intensification of religious belief. A field trip is required as part of the course. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST536: Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

This course explores the everyday lives and belief systems of early modern Europeans through a survey of developments in French, Italian, English and German popular culture over a period of three centuries from 1500 to 1800. Topics to be covered include Carnival, community policing, ritual behavior, religious beliefs, magic, family life, violence, deviant behavior, and the transmission of culture between groups and across generations. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST537: Nineteenth Century European Intellectual History

Romantic, utilitarian, conservative, liberal and early existential streams of thought in 19th century Europe. The impact of these intellectual movements on European society. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST540: Europe as a World Civilization

General analysis and reappraisal of the place of Europe in world history. The development, distinctive contributions and future prospects of European civilization examined in the light of contemporary world conditions. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST541: Asian Civilization-Comparative Cultural History

Course compares and contrasts central value systems, kinship institutions, social stratification and the exercise of political power in traditional India, China & Japan. These topics are related to differing patterns of nationalism in the 19th and 20th centuries. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST550: African Identities: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nation

This course examines the construction and development of identities in Sub-Saharan Africa. It explores the meanings of concepts such as "tribe," "ethnicity," and "nation"; and it questions the role of history, culture and politics in the formation and evolution of African identities. The course focuses on particular themes such as traditions of origin, cultural nationalism, slavery, etc. These are illustrated by case studies from West, East, Central and Southern Africa, which are organized in a chronological order. Students will be encouraged to reflect on the notion of identity and its importance in the past and present of African societies. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST570: Seminar in Non-Western History

Graduate level study in a period, problem, or theme in Non-Western History. Individual seminars will be offered in African History, South Asian History, Latin American History, etc. May be repeated for a maximum of 9.0 credits as long as the topic is different. Please see Course Schedule for specific offering each semester. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

HIST580: Seminar in Western History

Graduate-level study in a period, problem, or theme in Western history. Individual seminars will be offered in European and American history. Please see semester course listings for specific offering. May be repeated five times for a maximum of 18.0 credits as long as the topic is different each time. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

HIST603: Reading Seminar in History

Required for all master's degree candidates concentrating in history, this seminar entails directed independent study in preparation for a three-hour written comprehensive examination. Candidates should register to take the seminar in the semester preceding the examination date. Take the seminar in the fall if the examination is the following March; take the seminar in the spring if the examination is the following October. (2 hours seminar.) 2 sh.

INBS501: International Business: Concepts and Issues

This course offers students an in-depth introduction to international business concepts and issues in addition to exposure to the fundamentals of international business, students will become aware of the dynamics of global business environment, international competition in both the domestic and foreign markets as well as strategic issues in international business management and operations. The course adopts a critical approach; it presents both sides of an international business issue. Greater emphasis will be placed on managerial implications of information presented in the course. The course also includes discussion of ethics and social responsibility in the conduct of international business. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON 501; M.B.A. degree students only.

INBS530: Export Management

To familiarize MBA students of export policies, programs and procedures and develop export/import management skills. The students will become knowledgeable about global sourcing, negotiation, pricing, export/import financing, documentation, international tenders and bidding, logistics and distribution. Cross listed with Marketing, MKTG 530. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: INBS 501. MBA degree students only.

LAWS537: Entertainment Law

This course provides students with theoretical foundations and practical applications of entertainment law. The course utilizes a model and method approach, which presents theory and procedure in a case problem context. The course acquaints students with various traditional legal theories and compares and contrasts them with law as it has evolved to meet new changes in society. Areas to be covered include representing minors, contract preparation, copyright infringement, publishing, the record industry, film, and television. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

LAWS551: Negotiation Theory and Practice

In-depth study of negotiation theories and practical applications. Includes an examination and comparison of various negotiation theories and critical skills needed to be an effective negotiator. Extensive role plays. Study of ethical and policy issues. (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.) 3 sh.

LAWS558: Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution

Intensive study and application of theories and techniques of cross-cultural conflict resolution. Examination of issues of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and sexual preference within the context of dominant Western Culture. LAWS 552 is recommended as a prerequisite. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

LAWS599: Selected Topics in Law and Governance

Examination of a current topic in the legal environment that is of significance. Analysis of theoretical foundations and practical applications in the area studied. Development of the ability to critically analyze, observe, and research the topic under examination, as well as prepare a research paper. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

MGMT505: Management Process and Organizational Behavior

Review of classical and modern approaches to the managerial process as it relates to the manager's functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. These reviews will be tied to the open-system model and the contingency approach as an overall framework for understanding the management of organizations. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Only M.B.A.and D.Env.M.students, M.A.Fine Arts majors with concentration in Museum Management (FAMM) or M.A.Theatre majors with concentration in Arts Management (THAM).

MGMT510: Human Resource Management

This course examines how managers can utilize modern Human Resource practices in order to improve company performance and efficiencies. Topics include staffing for quality, outsourcing, use of core and contingent workforce, managing workforce commitment and performance, legal issues, managing careers, and reward systems. A case study approach is used. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MGMT 505. MBA degree students only.

MGMT513: Leadership and Behavior

The purpose of the course is to help students understand leadership behavior. The course reviews current theoretical and empirical literature from the behavioral sciences as it relates to leadership. Topics covered include leadership styles, power and leadership, leader-follower interactions, and the manager as leader. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ACCT 502, INBS 501, ECON 505, FINC 501, INFO 505, MKTG 501, INFO 501, INFO 503 and MGMT 505. MBA degree students only.

MGMT525: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

This course is for students who want to start their own businesses or initiate new ventures in existing corporations. Topics include the importance of entrepreneurship in the U.S., identifying business opportunities and formulating business plans. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MGMT 505, MKTG 501, ACCT 501. MBA degree students only.

MKTG501: Marketing Management

This business core requirement assumes little or no prior formal education in the discipline of marketing. As such, a solid introduction to the language of the discipline, body of knowledge, tools and techniques must necessarily be covered through a text and readings format supplemented with class lectures which are grounded in heavy case analysis and real-world illustrations. The pivotal distinctiveness of this graduate offering lies in drawing the student into issues that are industry and company specific (preferably drawn from the student's career related industry/company). (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: M.B.A.degree students, M.A.Fine Arts majors with concentration in Museum Management (FAMM), or M.A.Theatre majors with concentration in Arts Management (THAM)only.

SPCM520: Public Relations Writing and Media Relations

Students practice public relations skills, including press release writing; press kit development and distribution; analyses of publics; and media relations. Special attention is devoted to the potentials of traditional and new media for enabling creative and effective public relations. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

SPCM555: Survey of Public and Organizational Relations

This course overviews the related disciplines of organizational communication and public relations, with an integrative approach to understanding organizations' internal and external communication processes. Topics include: comparative structural conceptions of organizations; key organizational processes (e.g., leadership, change management, technology/media use, cultural diversity, and assimilation); organizational identity; informative and persuasive public campaigns; dialogic public partnerships; and issue/crisis management. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

THTR585: Grantsmanship and Fundraising

Methods of grantsmanship, fundraising and other strategies to secure support for institutional operations and programs in the arts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.