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Temporary Course Newsletter

December 31, 2007

The following temporary course has been proposed this month:

AVS 340X Veterinary Pharmacology (3)
Principles if veterinary pharmacology and its practical application in animals including pharmacokinetics, terminology, prescription writing, drug classifications, indications for drug use and methods of administration in animals. (Lec. 3) Pre: credit or concurrent enrollment in 331 or 333. WITHDRAWN.

BPS 334X Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry of Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs (2)
Mechanism of action, adverse effects, and therapeutic applications of drugs affecting cardiovascular and renal function. (Lec. 2) Pre: Doctor of Pharmacy professional student in good standing; or permission of instructor. APPROVED.

CHE 564X Reaction Engineering (3)
Homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions in reactor models. Kinetics of multiple reactions. Industrial reactor analysis. Mechanistic models of catalytic reactors. Mathematical methods for calculation of reactor performance. (Lec. 3) Pre: CHE Graduate standing or permission of instructor. APPROVED.

EEC 350X Energy Economics, Environment and Policy (3)
This course examines energy markets and related environ mental and policy issues from an economics perspective. Demand management and alternative renewable and non-renewable energy options will be covered. (Lec. 3) Pre: 205 or equivalent. APPROVED.

NRS 486X Science and Mathematics Investigative Learning Experience (3)
Science and Mathematics Investigative Learning Experience (SMILE) teaches elementary school students about environment science. URI students design and teach an environmental science inquiry at Alton Jones Campus. Not for graduate credit. APPROVED.

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Barbara Luebke, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-5490).

The Temporary Course Newsletter is distributed on the last weekday of each month, as required, throughout the calendar year. Proposed temporary courses received by the 25th of the month will be printed in that month's edition of the Temporary Course Newsletter.