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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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Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1998-1999 and 1999-2000; however, all courses are not 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 that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was printed.

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.

European Studies

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

European Studies: EUS

Lower-Division Courses

301. European Civilization.
An interdisciplinary survey of the civilizations of the peoples of Europe, with attention to the anthropology, sociology, government, history, art, literature, music, folklore, economics, and geography of the region. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in European Studies.
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 European studies program. 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 European Studies.
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 European studies program. 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.

361. Topics in Modern Europe.
An analysis of various aspects of European culture, economics, politics, and international relations. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Literature in the New German Cinema. Same as English 322 (Topic 3: Literature in the New German Cinema) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 4: Literature in the New German Cinema). English 323M (Topic 3: Literature in the New German Cinema) and European Studies 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 or consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema. Same as English 322 (Topic 13: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 3: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema). English 323M (Topic 13: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema) and European Studies 361 (Topic 2) 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.

Topic 3: Contemporary Russian Culture. Same as Russian 330 (Topic 1: Contemporary Russian Culture). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 4: England in the Nineteenth Century. Same as History 358M. The culture of the nineteenth-century English middle class. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 5: Freud's Vienna. Same as English 322 (Topic 1: Freud's Vienna) and Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 2: Freud's Vienna). Only one of the following may be counted: English 323M (Topic 1: Freud's Vienna), European Studies 361 (Topic 5), Germanic Civilization 360E (Topic: Freud's Vienna), Psychology 341K (Topic 1: Freud's Vienna). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of lower-division English, including English 316K or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 6: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. Same as English 322 (Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 8: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth). English 323M (Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth) and European Studies 361 (Topic 6) 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 or consent of instructor.

Topic 7: Italian Civilization. Same as Italian Civilization 360. Survey of the social, political, and cultural history of Italy. European Studies 361 (Topic 7) and Italian 360E may not both be counted. With consent of the undergraduate adviser in the Department of French and Italian, may be counted toward a major in Italian. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 8: Literature and Nationalism in the Balkans. Same as Slavic 320. Examination of the literary and political movements among the Balkan nationalities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 10: The British Political System. Same as Government 323. The British Constitution; Parliament, cabinet, and administration; parties, politics, and elections; contemporary policies and problems. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division government.

Topic 11: Governments and Politics of Western Europe. Same as Government 324L. Comparative study of peoples, institutions, parties, interest groups, and bureaucracy in the countries of Western Europe, concentrating on the major political systems of Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division government.

Topic 12: Politics in Southern Europe. Same as Government 328M. Comparative analysis of development politics in capitalist and socialist systems in southwestern and southeastern Europe. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division government.

Topic 13: Politics in Southeast Europe. Same as Government 328N. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 361 (Topic 13); Government 365N (Topic: Politics in Southeast Europe); Post-Soviet and East European Studies 335 (Topic 4: Politics in Southeast Europe); Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 4: Politics in Southeast Europe). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division government.

Topic 14: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe. Same as Government 324J. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 361 (Topic 14); Government 365N (Topic: East European Politics); 365N (Topic: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe); 365N (Topic: Politics of Eastern Europe); 365N (Topic: Soviet and East European Politics); Post-Soviet and East European Studies 335 (Topic 2: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe); Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 2: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division government.

Topic 15: German Women Filmmakers. Same as English 322 (Topic 14: German Women Filmmakers), Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 5: German Women Filmmakers), and Women's Studies 340 (Topic 5: German Women Filmmakers). Only one of the following may be counted: English 323M (Topic 14: German Women Filmmakers), European Studies 361 (Topic 15), 361 (Topic: German Women: Film/Filmmakers), Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic: German Women: Film/Filmmakers), Women's Studies 345 (Topic: German Women: Film/Filmmakers). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of lower-division English, including English 316K or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 16: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale. Same as English 322 (Topic 30: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale) and Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic 3: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale). English 323M (Topic: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale) and European Studies 361 (Topic 16) 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 or consent of instructor.

Topic 17: German Cinema since 1933. Same as English 322 (Topic 12: German Cinema since 1933) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 2: German Cinema since 1933). English 323M (Topic 12: German Cinema since 1933) and European Studies 361 (Topic 17) 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.

Topic 18: Medieval Life and Thought. Same as Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 4: Medieval Life and Thought). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 19: Popular Culture in Preindustrial Europe. Same as History 350L (Topic 29: Popular Culture in Preindustrial Europe). The customs, practices, and mental landscape of common people in Europe between 1500 and 1800. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 20: Eighteenth-Century Europe. Same as History 323C. Major transformations in Europe's social, political, and cultural order between the late seventeenth and late eighteenth centuries. European Studies 361 (Topic 20) and History 366N (Topic: The Old Regime and the Enlightenment) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: History 309L is recommended but not required.

362. Independent Research in European Studies.
Tutorially directed research on a modern European topic. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Required for the concentration in European studies. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, admission to the European studies program, and consent of instructor.

Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Folklore: FLK

Lower-Division Course

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Folklore.
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 Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology. 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 Folklore.
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 Center for Intercultural Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology. 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.

340. Conference Course in Folklore.
Supervised reading and research on a folklore subject, including the writing of an original paper. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and a concentration in folklore.

Related Courses

College of Fine Arts

Music 303M. Introduction to Traditional Musics in World Cultures.

Music 334. The Music of the Americas.

Music 342. Area Studies in Ethnomusicology.

College of Liberal Arts

Anthropology 302. Cultural Anthropology.

Anthropology 320L. Topics in Language, Culture, and Communication.

Anthropology 324L. Topics in Anthropology.

Anthropology 325K. Introduction to Folklore and Folklife.

Anthropology 325L. Folklore Areas: Selected Topics.

Classical Civilization 303. Introduction to Classical Mythology.

English 326K. The Literature of the Middle Ages in Translation.

English 342. Life and Literature of the Southwest.

English 376M. Undergraduate Studies in African and African American Literatures.



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