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Temporary Course Newsletter


February 29, 2012

The following temporary courses have been proposed this month:

BIO 485X, 585X (or NRS 485X, 585X) Salt Marsh Ecology (4)

Structure and function of salt marsh ecosystems, including biogeochemistry, in the context of global change. Seminar-style discussions of primary scientific literature, laboratory and field exercises, and an independent research poster. (Lec. 2, Lab 4) Pre for 485X: BIO 262 or NRS 223 and 2 semesters of chemistry or permission of instructor. BIO 360 recommended. 485X is not for graduate credit. Pre for 585X: permission of instructor. Prior undergraduate coursework equivalent to a course in ecology and 2 semesters of chemistry is expected. APPROVED

MBA 570X Hedge Fund Management and Investment Banking (3)
Provide working knowledge of hedge fund management and investment banking. Understand hedge fund strategies and regulations. Discuss IPOs, M&As, convertibles, debt transactions and other investment banking business. (Lec. 3) Pre: ECN 590, MBA 500, MBA 503, and MBA 504. APPROVED

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Norbert Mundorf, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-4725).


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.