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Temporary Course Newsletter


April 30, 2013


The following temporary course has been proposed this month:

HIS 177X History of the Modern Middle East (3)
Course covers the major social and political issues which have shaped the history of the contemporary Middle East. Topics include the impact of colonialism, nationalism, socialism and Islamic revival movements. (Lec. 3) APPROVED

HIS 379X The Jews of Islamic Lands: A History (3)
This course introduces the Jews of Islamic lands. It examines their social, religious, intellectual and political experiences from the beginning of Islam to 19th-century European colonialism in the Middle East. (Lec. 3)  APPROVED

MCE 534X Vibration-Based Structural Health Monitoring (3)
Linear and nonlinear vibration signal analysis for the health monitoring of machines and structures; linear/nonlinear signal processing; damage sensitive features extraction; pattern recognition; damage detection, diagnosis and prognosis. Pre: graduate standing, or MCE 366 and 372, or permission of instructor. 

NFS 245X Food Safety (3) 
This course covers the scientific principles that underpin food safety, including chemical and biological contamination, and addresses the safety of the food supply, regulatory issues and current food safety issues. (Lec. 3)  APPROVED

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Susan Brand, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-2426) or Nasser Zawia, Chairperson, Graduate Council (X4-2262).

Please note that the Graduate Council does not review 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.



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