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UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG
1998 - 2000


CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
College of Business Administration

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
College of Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 10
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 11
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 12
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 13
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

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 Chapter 8
 Liberal Arts
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Bengali: BEN

Lower-Division Course

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Bengali.
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 Asian Studies. 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 Course

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Bengali.
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 Asian Studies. 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.

Chinese: CHI

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Chinese.
Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Mandarin Chinese. Six class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Results on the placement examination in Chinese that indicate that the student is ineligible to receive credit for Chinese 507. If the student is eligible to receive credit by examination for Chinese 506, this credit must not appear on the student's record.

506. First-Year Chinese I.
Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese. Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). The equivalent of five class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

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

612. Accelerated Second-Year Chinese.
Continuation of Chinese 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 604 with a grade of at least C, credit by examination for Chinese 507, or consent of instructor.

412K. Second-Year Chinese I.
Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). Four class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Chinese II.
Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Continuation of Chinese 412K. Four class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Chinese.
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 Asian Studies. 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. Readings in Modern Chinese I.
Readings in expository prose: selections from journals, newspapers, and other sources. Prerequisite: Chinese 612 or 412L completed in residence, or consent of instructor.

320L. Readings in Modern Chinese II.
Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama. Prerequisite: Chinese 320K or consent of instructor.

322. Introduction to Classical Chinese.
Beginning study of wen yen, the particles, and syntax of the Chinese classics. Prerequisite: Chinese 412L or consent of instructor.

325K. Advanced Conversation I.
Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Drill in conversation on general topics. Prerequisite: Chinese 412L or consent of instructor.

325L. Advanced Conversation II.
Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Practice in speaking Modern Standard Chinese. Prerequisite: Chinese 325K or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Chinese.
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 Asian Studies. 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 Chinese I.
Prerequisite: Chinese 320K, 320L, or consent of instructor.

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

340. Topics in Chinese Language and Literature.
Third- or fourth-year Chinese readings on special topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Chinese 320L or the equivalent.

360. Conference Course in Chinese Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Chinese language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

361. Chinese Literature in Translation.
Study of selected major works of Chinese literature. Conducted in English. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 320, 361, Chinese 361, English 322, 324, 374M, Oriental and African Languages and Literatures 320, 374. May not be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Chinese Film and Literature.

Hindi: HIN

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Hindi.
Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Eight class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

506. First-Year Hindi I.
Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Five class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

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

612. Accelerated Second-Year Hindi.
Continuation of Hindi 604. Eight class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted; Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 604.

312K. Second-Year Hindi I.
Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Hindi II.
Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Continuation of Hindi 312K. Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 312K or the equivalent.

118. Practice in Spoken Hindi.
Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Hindi 507 or consent of instructor.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Hindi.
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 Asian Studies. 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

125. Advanced Practice in Spoken Hindi.
Instruction and practice in conversation for advanced students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Hindi 118 or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Hindi.
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 Asian Studies. 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.

330. Topics in Hindi Language and Literature.
Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Hindi Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Hindi or Urdu language and literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

361. Hindi Literature in Translation.
Study of selected major works and movements of Hindi literature. 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: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Introduction to Modern South Asian Literature in Translation. Same as Asian Studies 320 (Topic 1: Introduction to Modern South Asian Literature in Translation) and English 322 (Topic 29: Introduction to Modern South Asian Literature in Translation). English 374M (Topic: Introduction to Modern South Asian Literature in Translation) and Hindi 361 (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of lower-division English, including English 316K or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing.

Japanese: JPN

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Japanese I.
Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Six class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Japanese II.
Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Six class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 506 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412K. Second-Year Japanese I.
Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Japanese II.
Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 412K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Japanese.
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 Asian Studies. 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. Readings in Modern Japanese I.
Readings in expository prose at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

320L. Readings in Modern Japanese II.
Prerequisite: Japanese 320K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

325K. Advanced Conversation I.
Conversations on more complex situations and topics; designed to continue students' development of conversation skills taught in Japanese 412L. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

325L. Advanced Conversation II.
Prerequisite: Japanese 325K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

326. Business Japanese.
Advanced Japanese conversation, with emphasis on business vocabulary. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Japanese.
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 Asian Studies. 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 Modern Japanese I.
Readings from literature and essays. Prerequisite: Japanese 320L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

330L. Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese II.
Prerequisite: Japanese 330K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

340. Topics in Japanese Language and Literature.
Third- or fourth-year Japanese readings on special topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Japanese 320L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: Readings in Japanese Social Sciences.

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

361. Japanese Literature in Translation.
Study of selected major works of Japanese literature. Conducted in English. 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.

Topic 1: Japanese Narrative Literature, 700 to 1700. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 8: Japanese Narrative Literature, 700 to 1700). Translated works from the period 700 to 1700.

Topic 2: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 9: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation).

Topic 7: Women in Modern Japanese Fiction. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 17: Women in Modern Japanese Fiction) and Women's Studies 340 (Topic 12: Women in Modern Japanese Fiction). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Korean: KOR

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Korean.
Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Korean. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Korean 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

506. First-Year Korean I.
Not open to native speakers of Korean. Five class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

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

612. Accelerated Second-Year Korean.
Not open to native speakers of Korean. Continuation of Korean 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 604.

412K. Second-Year Korean I.
Not open to native speakers of Korean. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Korean II.
Not open to native speakers of Korean. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 412K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Korean.
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 Asian Studies. 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. Third-Year Korean I.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Korean 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

320L. Third-Year Korean II.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Korean 320K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Korean.
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 Asian Studies. 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.

360. Conference Course in Korean Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Korean language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Korean 412K and consent of instructor.

Malayalam: MAL

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Malayalam I.
Standard Malayalam of Kerala. Five class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Malayalam II.
Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Malayalam 506 or the equivalent.

312K. Second-Year Malayalam I.
Prerequisite: Malayalam 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Malayalam II.
Prerequisite: Malayalam 312K or the equivalent.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Malayalam.
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 Asian Studies. 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

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Malayalam.
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 Asian Studies. 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.

360. Conference Course in Malayalam Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Malayalam language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Malayalam 312L and consent of instructor.

Sanskrit: SAN

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Sanskrit I.
Introduction to basic grammatical principles, with reading of Ramayana episodes as illustrations. Five class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Sanskrit II.
Detailed study of problems of grammar and syntax; reading of extracts from Hitopadesha and the Bhagavad Gita. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 506 or consent of instructor.

312K. Second-Year Sanskrit I.
Introduction to classical Sanskrit prose literature; readings from the Epics and Kathasaritsagara. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 507 or consent of instructor.

312L. Second-Year Sanskrit II.
Introduction to classical Sanskrit poetry and philosophical literature; readings from the Upanishads and Kalidasa's Meghaduta. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312K or consent of instructor.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Sanskrit.
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 Asian Studies. 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

325K. Advanced Sanskrit Readings and Composition I.
Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312L or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

325L. Advanced Sanskrit Readings and Composition II.
Prerequisite: Sanskrit 325K or consent of instructor.

328. Third-Year Sanskrit.
Sanskrit 328 and 330 (Topic: Third-Year Sanskrit) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 325L or the equivalent or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Sanskrit.
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 Asian Studies. 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.

330. Topics in Sanskrit Language and Literature.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 325L or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Sanskrit Language and Literature.
Supervised individual study of selected problems in Sanskrit language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312L and consent of instructor.

Tamil: TAM

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Tamil I.
Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Five lecture hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Tamil II.
Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Tamil 506 or the equivalent.

312K. Second-Year Tamil I.
Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Prerequisite: Tamil 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Tamil II.
Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Prerequisite: Tamil 312K or the equivalent.



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