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Temporary Course Newsletter

November 30, 2001

The following temporary course has been proposed this month:

AFS 202X Finfish Aquaculture (3)
Introduction to the culture of finfish, emphasizing general principles and hands-on experience. Topics include water quality, spawning, care and maintenance, and growth of selected freshwater and marine species. (Lec. 1, Lab. 6) Pre: 102 or equivalent. APPROVED.

ELE 610X Information Theory (3)
Information theoretic underpinnings and practical techniques for data compression, channel coding for error control, and encryption and cryptography for secure information transmission. (Lec. 3).

NRS 430X Forest Resource Management (4)
Silvicultural systems, timber harvesting, forest products, protection and health of forest stands, forest inventory; emphasis on integrating knowledge to create feasible forest management plan based on landowner objectives. (Lec. 2, Lab. 4) Pre: 301, permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit. APPROVED.

REN 102X Economic Games (3)
Students play hands-on games and experience how simple rules of choice can explain complex individual and group decisions. Applications: markets, public goods, strategic decision-making; implications for policy and environment. (Lec. 3) APPROVED.

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Chet Hickox, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-4318) and/or Janett Trubatch, Chairperson, Graduate Council (X4-2262).

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.