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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
Graduate School of
Library and
Information Science

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

8. College of Liberal Arts

Courses

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The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

Before enrolling for the first time in any language offered by the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, all students with knowledge of the language, however acquired, must be tested to determine the course for which they should register. Information about the tests is available from the departmental undergraduate adviser.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Arabic: ARA

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Arabic I.
Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Modern Standard Arabic. Five class hours a week for one semester; additional hours in the computer laboratory are required.

507. First-Year Arabic II.
Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Continuation of Arabic 506. Five class hours a week for one semester; additional hours in the computer laboratory are required. Prerequisite: Arabic 506 or the equivalent.

412K. Second-Year Arabic I.
Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Modern Standard Arabic. Four class hours a week for one semester; additional hours in the computer laboratory are required. Prerequisite: Arabic 507 or the equivalent.

412L. Second-Year Arabic II.
Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Modern Standard Arabic. Four class hours a week for one semester; additional hours in the computer laboratory are required. Prerequisite: Arabic 412K or the equivalent.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Arabic.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Arabic Readings and Grammar I.
Prerequisite: Arabic 412L or the equivalent, and consent of instructor.

320L. Arabic Readings and Grammar II.
Continuation of Arabic 320K. Prerequisite: Arabic 320K or the equivalent.

322. Introduction to Arabic Literature.
General survey of major themes, genres, and artists in the Arabic literary tradition from the sixth century to the modern era. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Arabic.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330K. Advanced Readings in Arabic I.
Prerequisite: Arabic 320L or the equivalent.

330L. Advanced Readings in Arabic II.
Prerequisite: Arabic 330K or the equivalent.

360K. Arabic Literature in Translation.
Study of selected Arabic works in translation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

360L. Topics in Arabic Literature.
Close textual study of prose or poetry in Arabic. Focus on themes, genres, periods, and artists. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite:Arabic 320L or the equivalent, and Arabic 322 or 360K.

369. Conference Course in Arabic Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Arabic language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of upper-division Arabic and consent of instructor.

372. Topics in Arabic Culture.
Study of selected aspects of Arabic culture, such as calligraphy, architecture, archaeology, textiles, folklife, music, and folklore. Readings and lectures in English. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be used to fulfill the language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course.
Supervised individual reading for one semester, followed by research and writing to produce a substantial paper. Prerequisite: For 679HA, admission to the Arabic Language and Literature Honors Program; for 679HB, Arabic 679HA.

Hebrew: HEB

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Hebrew I.
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Modern Israeli Hebrew, including the writing system, basic sentence structure, vocabulary, and simple conversation. Five class hours a week for one semester. Hebrew 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

507. First-Year Hebrew II.
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Continuation of Hebrew 506. Five class hours a week for one semester. Hebrew 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hebrew 506 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

508. First-Year Biblical Hebrew I.
Introduction to biblical Hebrew, including basic lexicon and grammar. Emphasis on reading the Hebrew Bible; selected texts may include the Creation, the Tower of Babel, the binding of Isaac, the Joseph story, and the David and Goliath story. Five lecture hours a week for one semester.

509. First-Year Biblical Hebrew II.
Builds on material covered in Hebrew 508. A thorough study of biblical Hebrew grammar, with emphasis on the verb system and the rules of sentence structure. Selected texts include biblical chapters of poetic, legal, and prophetic nature, such as the Ten Commandments, chapters from the Book of Leviticus, Psalms 23, 27, and 121, Proverbs 8 and 10, Isaiah 53, and Jeremiah 31. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Hebrew 508 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

312K. Second-Year Hebrew I.
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew.Modern Israeli Hebrew. Continuation fo Hebrew 507 with expanded grammar and conversation. Hebrew 605 and 312K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hebrew 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

312L. Second-Year Hebrew II.
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Continuation of Hebrew 312K, with emphasis on conversation and composition. Hebrew 605 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hebrew 312K or the equivalent.

313K. Second-Year Biblical Hebrew I.
Builds on material covered in Hebrew 508 and 509. A thorough study of biblical Hebrew grammar, with emphasis on nominal structures and complex sentence structures. Students are introduced to the historical development of biblical Hebrew phonology and to the commonly used reference works. Selected texts include large sections from Genesis, the Book of Judges, the Book of Job, and the Scroll of Ruth. Prerequisite: Hebrew 509 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

313L. Second-Year Biblical Hebrew II.
Builds on material covered in Hebrew 313K. A study of biblical Hebrew, with an introduction to Mishnaic and Modern Hebrew. Focus on the historical development of the Hebrew language. The texts studied are taken from the Hebrew Bible and the Mishnah, and include poems from the Golden Age in Spain and Modern Hebrew poetry and prose. Prerequisite: Hebrew 313K or the equivalent.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Hebrew.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

321. Hebrew Grammar.
Phonology, morphology, and syntax of Hebrew. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Hebrew 312L or the equivalent; or consent of instructor.

322. Introduction to Hebrew Literature.
Discussion of the forms, subjects, and ideals of Hebrew literature. All texts are in Hebrew. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Hebrew 312L or the equivalent; or consent of instructor.

325. Advanced Conversation and Composition.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Hebrew 312L or the equivalent; or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Hebrew.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

346. Topics in Hebrew Literature and Drama.
The principal Hebrew prose and poetic works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; contemporary literature, 1948 to the present. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Hebrew 312L or the equivalent; or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Modern Hebrew Drama.

369. Conference Course in Hebrew Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Hebrew language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division Hebrew and consent of instructor.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course.
Supervised individual reading for one semester, followed by research and writing to produce a substantial paper. Conference course for two semesters. Must be taken for special honors in addition to the major requirement. Prerequisite: For 679HA, upper-division standing and admission to the Hebrew Language and Literature Honors Program; for 679HB, Hebrew 679HA with a grade of A.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 9 - Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B

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