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Temporary Course Newsletter

 

October 31, 2013

 

The following temporary courses have been proposed this month:

 

CSF 102X Fundamentals for Cyber Security (4)

J-TERM OFFERING

This course provides an overview of the technical background required to provide solutions to many cyber security problems. This background includes: binary/hex number systems, operating systems concepts, file systems, OSI model, network topologies and protocols, and wireless standards and implementations. (Online).

 

EGR 450X Nano Tools (4)
Hands-on introduction to nanotechnology and state-of-the-art instrumentation used within the field. Emphasis given to applications and implications. Intended for science or engineering majors at the undergraduate or graduate level. (Lec. 2, Lab 3) Pre: (CHM 101, (MTH 244 or 362), and PHY 204) or permission of instructor.

 

EVS 540X Exploring the Dimensions of Corporate Responsibility (2)
This course explores how businesses address environmental and social issues, and addresses their environmental impact and practices through a multilateral assessment of a business's economic, environmental and social activities. (Seminar 2). Pre: graduate standing.


MTH 140X Calculus 1A (1)

J-TERM OFFERING

This course is offered during J-Term and is designed to enhance understanding of MTH 141 - Introductory Calculus with Analytic Geometry. A review is given of concepts from MTH 141 that have been identified as crucial for success in MTH 142 - Intermediate Calculus with Analytic Geometry. It is designed for students who passed MTH 141 but who want to improve their chances for success in MTH 142. (Online).  Pre: MTH 141 or permission of instructor.  APPROVED

 

NRS 475X Coral Reef Conservation and Analysis (3)
J-TERM OFFERING
Investigation of human impacts on coral reef ecosystems and strategies to conserve their biodiversity. Laboratory sessions focus on field surveys and research techniques.  Travel required; additional costs apply. Not for graduate credit. (Lec. 1, Lab 3, Rec. 1)  Pre: Permission of Instructor and SCUBA certification required.

APPROVED

 

 

Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Susan Brand, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee at susant@uri.edu or 4-2426 or Nasser Zawia, Chairperson, Graduate Council at nzawia@uri.edu or 4-2176.

 

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.