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Temporary Course Newsletter

June 30, 2003

The following temporary course has been proposed this month:

CVE 001X Fundamentals of Engineering - Civil Discipline (0)
Surveying, structural analysis and design, soil mechanics and hydrologic systems, environmental engineering, water purification and treatment, transportation facilities, computers and numerical methods, construction management, and legal and professional aspects. APPROVED.

EVS 334X Client-side Web Development (3)
The Extensible Hypertext Markup Language, XHTML, is presented as an application of rules and syntax conventions of the Extensible Markup Language, XML. Course covers programming concepts for the client side of the server-client model, DHTML via JavaScript and cascading style sheets, principles of design for usability, and expedient development using GUI code and graphics tools.. (Lec. 1, Lab. 4) Withdrawn from consideraton.

EVS 534X Concepts of Client-side Web Development Applied to Environmental Sciences (3)
Client-side web development using Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), JavaScript, and cascading style sheets, applied to environmental sciences. Use of coding and graphics tools. Graphic images, compression, rollovers, web animations with GIFs and DHTML. Forms and maintaining state in the client-server model (Lec. 1, Lab. 4) Pre: graduate students; seniors by permission of instructor. APPROVED.

EVS 536X Concepts of Server-side Web Development Applied to Environmental Sciences (3)
Concepts of Server-side programming with XHTML and active server pages languages (ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, SQL) to construct dynamic Web sites drawing content from databases; topics include servers, security, DHTML, and XML (Lec. 1, Lab. 4) Pre: 534X; graduate students or permission of instructor. APPROVED.

LIB 505X The Art and Science of Letterpress Printing: An Introduction (3)
Introduction to history and development of classic letterpress printing, typography, and design; including application of theory and practice of typographic and printing design and techniques using printer's tools and equipment. (Lec./Lab.) Pre: graduate standing or permission of the instructors. APPROVED.

NRS 307X Applied Ecology (4)
Applications of ecology to environmental problems. Laboratory sessions explore cases studies in the field and using computer simulations. (Lec. 2, Lab. 4) Pre: 223 or BIO 262 or permission of instructor. APPROVED.

NRS 456X Tropical Marine Conservation (5)
Conservation of tropical coral reef, mangrove, sea grass and shoreline habitats.Laboratory sessions focus on field surveys and research techniques. (Lec. 3, Lab. 8, Lab taught in Virgin Islands) Pre: 223 or BIO 262 and permission of instructor; SCUBA certification recommended. Not for graduate credit. APPROVED.

NRS 556X Tropical Marine Conservation (5)
Conservation of tropical coral reef, mangrove, sea grass and shoreline habitats.Laboratory sessions focus on field surveys and research techniques. (Lec. 3, Lab. 8, Lab taught in Virgin Islands)Pre: 223 or BIO 262 and permission of instructor; SCUBA certification recommended APPROVED.

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Charles Kaufman, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-4564) and/or Janett Trubatch, Chairperson, Graduate Council (X4-2262).*.

*NOTE:The Graduate Council does not consider graduate-level temporary courses during the summer.

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.