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InterdisciplinaryProgramsDIVORCE MEDIATION1800:Courses of Instruction 83695 PRACTICUM IN LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT AND GERONTOLOGY 3PrerequiSite permissron. Supervised experience 1n research or commun1ty agencyENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES3010:601 DIVORCE MEDIATION 3 creditSPrerequisrte: Admtssron to the Graduate Certificate Prograrn on Drvorce Medratron Overvrewof drvorce medtatron process includes gutdelines for negotiatrng separatton and d 1 vorce agreementsdrvtston of personal and real propertv, support, custody. and future plans602 DIVORCE MEDIATION PRACTICUM 2 cred1tsPrerequtsrte 601. Practrcal app:rcation of d:vorce med1atron procedures Revrew of strategresand ethtca! consrderatronsHOME-BASEDINTERVENTION THERAPY1820:503 HOME-BASED INTERVENTION THEORY 3 credttsPrereqursrte· Admrssron to Certrfrcate Program Overvrew of home-based mterventron tornclude philosophy and descnptron of this programmrng as well as assessment of famrly, therrhome and communrty envrronment.504 HOME-BASED INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICE 3 cred1tsPrerequisrte 503 Pro';rdes rnterventionand skJII, areas requrred for home-basedmterventron and iear~rng opportunrt1es for technrques wrth specrfic family problems505 HOME-BASED INTERVENTION INTERNSHIP 3-5 credttsPrerequisrte Crves students the opportunrty to kPo\vledge of home-based rnter--ventron rn delrv'Bf:r' workrng wrth famlires rn homes under the d;rect superv·rsionof trarncd,home-based rnterventron theracrstsMEDICAL STUDIES1880:501 SPECIAL TOPICS: MEDICAL EDUCATION 7-3 cred1ts(May be repeated wrth a change of toprc With a IT1axrmum of three credrts toward graduatron.lPrereqursrtes: upper-college student status and permrssron Selected toprcs on medical educatronoffered by professronals Intended to provrae advanced undergraduate educatron andcontrnu1ng educatron for student and pract1t1oners rn the health servtces Graded CR/NCRWOMEN'S STUDIES3001:580 FEMINIST THEORY 3 creditsPrerequ1s1te. 300l·300 A summary of femrnrst theory to famrllartze students with the ma1ncurrents in contemporary feminist theory and the ong1ns and evolution of that thought585 SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES 7-3 creditS!May be repeated). Specia!tzed toptcs and current tssues 1n \Nomen's Studtes. Covers contentand rssues not currently addressed 1n other academtc courses Emphases will be on ongtnalsource matenals. crrttcal analyses and the synthests of emptncal and theorettcal aspects.590 WORKSHOP 7-3 cred1tsIMay be repeated). Group experrent1al study of spectaltssues tn Women's StudtesINSTITUTE FOR LIFE-SPANDEVELOPMENT ANDGERONTOLOGY3006:680 INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR IN LIFE-SPANDEVELOPMENT AND GERONTOLOGY3 crer!JtsPrerequtstte: permission. The cert1f1cate program student only Explores interd1scipl1nary1ssues tn ltfe-span developrnent and gerontology. Guest speakers from vanous dtscrpltnes andservtces whrch have ltfe-span development and gerontological components and from governmentand comrnuntty facilrtres and serv1ces685 SPECIAL TOPICS 7-3 cred1tsPrerequtsrte· permiSSion at t'lstructor Spec1alrzed top.cs ar·.d current 1ssues 1n itfe-span developmentgerontology, or gender Emphasis ·son anginal source matenals, crit1cal analyses andsyntheses of emptncal, theorettcal and applied aspects686 RETIREMENT SPECIALIST 2 cred1tsAn invest1gat1on of tssues related to the desrgn and tmplernentatlon of pre-rettrement plannrng690 WORKSHOP 7-3 cred1ts(May be repeated) Group studtes of spectal toptcs in life-span development and gerontologyMay be used as elect1ve credrt but not as part of certrf1cate requrred courses590 WORKSHOP IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 74 creditsPrerequisite: vanes wrth top1c. Credrt in graduate program must have prior approval of advrser.Skills, attitudes and fundamental concepts dealtng wrth trmely envtronmental problems and1ssues covered Instruction under drrectton of Un1verstty faculty.602 EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA 3 creditsPrereqursrtes· graduate standing. one year of dremtstry, phys1cs. )Db expenence or coursework 1n chemrcal engtneenng A revrew of envrronmental testing technrques 1n current use;emphaSIS on rnterpretatton and limitatrons661 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 3 cted1tsPrerequrs1te graduate standing Explores toptcs of current environmental concerns EmphaSIS on presentatron of oral and written reports and subsequent student-faculty dtalogue
84 The University of AkronBuchtel Collegeof Arts andSciencesBIOLOGY3100:500 FOOD PLANTS 2 creditsPrerequisite. 311 or permiSSIOn of Instructor. A survey of the plants used for human food,including the1r h1story, structure, uses.521 TROPICAL AELD BIOLOGY 4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 111/112 or equ1valent Ecology of coral reefs, tide pools, mangr?ves. Intertidalzones, terrestnal flora and fauna, 1sland biogeography. Taught at a f1eld stat1on 1n the trop1cs522 CONSERVATION OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES*4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 217 or permisSIOn. Baste pnnc1ples for management of plant and animalresources and natural areas. Political, economic and social aspects of resource management.Laboratory with field trips.524 FRESHWATER ECOLOGY*3 cred1tsPrerequisite: 217. Field, laboratory study of lake ecosystems. Spec1es compos1t1on of selectedbtottc communtttes, communtty energettcs, nutnent cycling. Ltmnologtcal survey of a locallake. Laboratory.525 FRESHWATER ECOLOGY AELD AND LABORATORY STUDIES3 credttsPrerequisite: 217 or pe~mtss1on of ins!ructor. Field and laboratory stud1es of local lakes, ponds,and reservo1rs. Collectton, tdenttftcatton, and ecology of aquatiC plants and an1mals, espectallyphytoplankton, zooplankton and benth1c orgamsms526APPUED AQUATIC ECOLOGY*4 creditsPrerequisite_: permsston. Biologtcal methods for as~essing quality of natural waterwaysEmphas1s g1ven to use of benth1c Invertebrates as indtces of water qual1ty. Laboratory528 BIOLOGY OF BEHAVIOR2 cred1tsPrerequisites: 211, 217 and 316. B1olog1cal bas1s of behav1or. ethological theory; function, causation,evolution and adapt1veness of behaviOr. May be taken w1thout 429/529529 BIOLOGY OF BEHAVIOR LABORATORY2 cred1tsPrerequisites_ or corequisites: ~28/528 and perm1sston_ of Instructor. lndtv1dual1zed, directedstudy to prov1de the student w1th firsthand expenence 1n observ1ng, descnbtng and Interpretingammal behavior532 ADVANCED GENERAL BACTERIOLOGY4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 331. Study of the groups of bacteria invo!ved_1n th~ pr?duct1on of food or chemicals,those found in soil and water and those involved 1n m1crob1al b1ogeochem1cal cycles. Laboratory.533 PATHOGENIC BACTERIOLOGY4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 331. Study of maJOr groups of bacteria wh1ch produce 1nfect1ons 1n humans. Btochemicalproperties of microorgantsms whtch engender v1rulence and nature of host resistance.Laboratory.535 VIROLOGY4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 331. Phystcal, chem1cal and btolog1cal properties of v1ruses 1nclud1ng mechantsmsof infect1on, genettcs and tumor formation; methods of cult1vat1on and 1denttftcat1on. Laboratory.537 IMMUNOLOGY4 creditsPrerequisite: 331; recommended· 433 Nature of anttge~s. ant1body respo~se and antigen-antibodyreactions. S1te and mechan1sm of ant1body formations, hypersensitivitY. tmmunolog1c toleranceand immune d1seases constdered. Laboratory540 MYCOLOGY4 cred1tsPrereqUisite: 112. Structure, ltfe htstory, class1f1cat1on of representative fung1 wtth emphasts onthe tmportance of fungi to humans. Laboratory.541 PLANT DEVELOPMENT4 cred1tsPrereqwsite: 112 and one year of organic chem1str_v. Embryology and morphogenesis of plants1n relation to phystcal, chem1cal, genetic and spat1al factors. Laboratory.542 PLANT ANATOMY 3 cred1tsPrerequistte: 112. Structure and development of cells, tissues, organs and organ systems ofseed plants. Laboratory.543 PHVCOLOGY 4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 112. Exammat1on of the maJor groups of algae w1th emphas1s on life h1stones andthetr relationship to algal form and structure Laboratory.545 PLANT MORPHOLOGY*4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 112. Structure, reproduction, life cycles, ecology, evolut10n, economic stgn1f1canceof land plants: bryophytes, club-mosses. wh1sk ferns, horsetails. ferns. seed plants. Laboratory.547 PLANT PHYSIOLOGY3 creditsPrerequisite: 112 and one year of organ1c dlem1stry Water, soil and m1neral requtrements ofplants, and their metabolism, grovvth and response to tnternal and external st1muli Laboratory548 ECONOMIC BOTANY2 creditsPrerequisite: 111/112 or instructor's perm1sston. A survey of 7conom1cally important plants andplant products, excludtng food plants Includes wood and f1ber, dyes, drugs, restns, latex andother extract1ves.551 GENERAL ENTOMOLOGY4 creditSPrerequ1s1te: n2. 217. Structure, phys1ology, life cycles, econom1c 1mportance charactenst1cs oforders and major famthes of 1nsects. Laboratones parallel lectures.553 INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY4 cred1tsPrerequiSites: n2, 217.1nvertebrate grol!ps, the1r class1ficat1on, functtonal morphology, adapt1veradtatton and ltfe htstory. A phylogenetiC approach IS used Laboratones parallel lectures554PARASITOLOGY . . . 4 cred1tsPrerequiSites. 112, 3150:2ffi_ Pnnc1ples of parasit1sm; host paras1te interactions, tmportanthuman and veterinary pams1tic diseases, and control measures. Laboratones parallel lectures556 ORNITHOLOGY* 4 creditsPrerequisite: 112. lntroduct1o~ to btology of ~1rds: ~lassif1catton, anatomy, phys1ology, behavior,ecology, evolut1on. natural h1story and f1eld tdentif1cat1on. Laboratory.558 VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY 4 cred1tsPrerequisite: 316 or perm1sston. Biology of vertebrates, except birds - evolutton, ecology,behavior, systematics and anatomy. Laboratory with fteld tnps561.2HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY4 cred1ts eachPrerequisite· sen1or or graduate standtng Detailed study of function of the human body w1thspecial emphas1s on neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and endocnne physiology.Laboratory564 GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY 4 cred1tsPrerequiSites: 112 and one year of organic chemistry Study of cellular, osmoregulatory, respiratory,cardtovascular, endocnne and neural mechantsms 1nvolved 1n understanding phys1ology ofa variety of invertebrate and vertebrate antmals. Laboratory.565 ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te· 462 or 562 or perm1ssion. Study of biological mechamsms 1nvolved tn heartattack, strokes, flu1d balance, hypertens1on and heart d1sease. Controversial 1ssues 1n eacharea will be examined and current researdl presented.566 VERTEBRATE EMBRYOLOGY 4 creditsPrerequisite: 112 or perm1ssion of instructor. Destgned to introduce the process of vertebratedevelopment. Lecture and lab work 1nclude descriptive and expenmental embryology567 COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE MORPHOLOGY 4 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te: 112 or perm1sston of instructor. An 1ntroduct1on to the comparative morphologyof maJor vertebrates The laboratory cons1sts of dissections of representative vertebrates.568 THE PHYSIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION3 cred1tsPrerequiSite. 462/562 or perm1ss1on. Study of the physiological meohan1sms of reproduct1onthroughout the animal kingdom wtth spec1al emphasis upon mammal1an endocnnologtcal control.Controverstal 1ssues 1n the f1eld Will be exam1ned and current researd1 presented569 RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY3 cred1tsPrerequisites· 462/562 or 464/564 or permission. Study of mechanisms determ1n1ng gasexchange includ1ng mechan1cs. venttlation, blood flow, diffusion, and control systems. E':'lphasts1s g1ven to normal human lung funct1on. (Chn1cal aspects are not constdered tn deta11.)580 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY3 creditsPrerequiSites. 211, 311 Fundamentals of molecular biology, 1nclud1n~ recomb1nant DNA technology,appl1cat1ons in biotechnology, medlc1ne, and genetiC engtneenng. Mechanisms ofgene regulation.581 ADVANCED GENETICS 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te: 2n. Nature of the gene; genetic codes; hereditary determinants; mutagenesisand genes 1n populat1on. Lecture and seminar.584 PHARMACOLOGY3 creditsPrerequisite: 311; recommended: college-level physiology. InteractiOns of drugs and l1v1ng systemsw1th emphas1s on molecular and cellular mechan1sms of ~Ktton, drug metabolis_m andexcretton, and selected aspects of envtronmental toxicology. Clin1cal aspects and spec1f1c drugtherap1es not constdered 1n detail.594 WORKSHOP IN BIOLOGY 1-3 cred1ts(May be repeated) PrerequiSite: permission of Instructor. Group stud1es of special toptcs mbiology May not be used to meet undergraduate or graduate major requirements 1n b1ology.May be used for elect1ve cred1t only.597,8 BIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS . 1-2 cred1ts eachPrerequ1s1te. permisston Honors-level work, usually cons1st1ng of laboratory 1nvest1gat1ons Amaximum of 4 cred1ts may apply toward the ma1or degree requ1rements625BASIC DNA TECHNIQUES3 cred1tsBas1c DNA ted1ntques includtng extract1on of DNA, cleavage of DNA and clon1ng. Laboratory.660 ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY3 cred1tsPrerequ1sites 561, 562. Study of phys1olog1cal reactions of healthy mammals to naturalchanges or extremes of phystcal environment670 MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, AND PHARMACOLOGY3 creditsPrerequtstte: Adm1Ss1on to M.S.N. program, or 3100:561, or consent of tnstructor Selectedpnnciples of human physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology are exam1ned 1n depth,Interrogated, and related to the care of pattents in the cl1nical setting.681 CYTOLOGY 3 creditsPrereQUISite: 3TI Structure and functtonal organtzat1on of cells at ultrastructural level Three lecturehours a week682 EUCARYOTIC TECHNIOUE~NA3 creditsA graduate level laboratory course which famillanzes the student wtth several methods usedto 1solate and charactenze eucaryot1c genes at the DNA level684EUCARYOTIC TECHNIQUES-RNA . . 3 cred1tsA graduate level laboratory course which fami11anzes the student With several methods usedto study eucaryotic genes at the RNA level.685 ANIMAL CELL CULTURE 4 creditsT1ssue culture techntques; biology and phys1ology of antmal cells and t1ssues under m VItrocond1t1ons, application of these techniques to radiobiology, cancer chemotherapy and antma\cell genettcs. Laboratory.686 7 RESEARCH IN THE BIOLOGY OF AGING 3 cred1ts each' Sequenttal Prerequtsite: graduate standing in b1~logy, or by approval in related ftelds. Introductionto research techniques in study of b1o!ogtcal aspects of ag1ng and expenence 1n speCial research project 1n the field.688 PRINCIPLES OF TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY . 3 cred1tsPrerequ1s1te: 311 or 681 or equivalent. Modern cytological_ meth_ods u~1ng transmission electronmtcroscope. Portfolio required to demonstrate proficiency 1n fixat1on techntques, use ofultramicrotome, light and electron microscopes and darkroom techn1ques689 PRINCIPLES OF SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY 3 creditsPrerequisites 311, 681 or equtvalent. An 1ntroduct1on of modern cytological methods us1ng ~hescann1ng electron m1croscope. A portfolio IS reqUired to demonstrat7 prof1C1ency 1n f1xat1ontechniques, the use of supplemental equtpment such as the criti~al po1nt drymg apparatus andthe sputter-coattng apparatus and the effictent use of the scann1ng electron mtcroscope695 SPECIAL TOPICS: BIOLOGY 1-3 cred1ts(May be repeated) Prerequtstte: perm1sston. Spectal courses offered once or only occastonally1n areas where no formal course exists.6918 BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM . . 1 cred1t each(May be repeated) Prerequisite: p~rm1SSIOn. Attendance at all departmental semtnars and presentationof sem1nar based on ong1nal research. Requ1red of all thesis opt1on students whoshall present their thes1s research699 MASTER'S THESIS Hi credits(May be repeated) A minimum of stx credtts 1s requ1red for thesis option student.*F1eld tnps involved; m1nor transportation costs.
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