The material on this page is from the 1995-96 catalog and may be out of date. Please check the current year's catalog for current information.

[Courses and Units of Instruction]

Courses in the First-Year Seminar Program are open only to first-year students. Unless otherwise noted, departmental courses numbered in the 100s are introductory and open to first-year students. Courses numbered in the 200s are designed for sophomores, juniors, and seniors; where indicated, they are open to first-year students; 300-level courses are designed for juniors and seniors; 400-level courses represent specialized work for senior majors in the departments. Courses bearing two hyphenated numbers, such as Physics 107-108, run through two semesters; normally the second semester is open only to those who have successfully completed the first. All courses of instruction are of equal credit value.

Short Term units are numbered according to the following codes: s10-s29 have no prerequisites, although they may require the permission of the instructor; s30-s39 have prerequisites but are not designed primarily for majors; s40-s49 are designed primarily for majors; and s50 is the designation for individual research.

If the course or unit is not given in the current year, the instructor's name is in brackets. A small letter at the right of the catalog number indicates that the course or unit is given only in alternate years; i.e., e offered in academic years 1996-1997, 1998-1999; o offered in academic years 1995-1996, 1997-1998.

Although the course description indicates a semester in which it is offered for the current academic year, late changes may occur. An exact list of course offerings, schedules, and instructors for the next semester or Short Term can be found in the Course Book, available during the preregistration period held in the preceding semester. The College reserves the right to cancel courses due to changes in teaching personnel, under-enrollment, or other unforeseen circumstances.

Academic Departments and Programs

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