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Undergraduate Education in New Brunswick/Piscataway
Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students
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Course Notation Information
Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Division of Life Science, Faculty of Arts and Science
Life Science Core Curriculum
Biological Sciences 119
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Independent Study and Research in Biology
Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Joint Bachelor of Art/Medical Degree (B.A./M.D.) Program
Departmental Honors Program
Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Genetics 447
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Elective Courses
Departmental Honors Program
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 694
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Courses  


01:146:245Fundamentals of Neurobiology (3) Introduction to the biology of the nervous system. Topics covered include nerve cell signaling, sensory and motor systems, and higher brain processes. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102.
01:146: 270Fundamentals of Cell and Developmental Biology (3) Principles of cell biology. Structure, function, and macromolecular organization of cellular organelles. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102. Credit not given for both this course and 01:119:370 or 378 or 460.
01:146:302Computers in Biology (3) Application of the computer in analysis of biological data. Includes programming techniques and simulations of biochemical, physiological, genetic, ecological, medical, and evolutionary phenomena. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102; 01:160:161-162; and 01: 640:135, 138.
01:146:312Human Prenatal Development (3) Morphological, physiological, and biochemical phenomena in human embryonic and fetal development. Human birth defects and manipulation of gametes and embryos. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102.
01:146:322Animal Histology (4) Structure of the tissues and organs of the animal body. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: 01:146:270.
01:146:328Human Parasitology (3) Discussion of the cell biology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations of human parasitic diseases. Lec. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102. Credit not given for both this course and 01:146:327.
01:146:329Human Parasitology Laboratory (1) Laboratory to accompany 01:146:328. Lab. 3 hrs. Pre- or corequisite: 01:146:328. Credit not given for both this course and 01:146:327.
01:146:356Systems Physiology (3) Comprehensive study of the principal organ systems of laboratory animals and man. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102 and 01:160:161-162, 171.
01:146:357Systems Physiology Laboratory (1) Laboratory to accompany 01:146:356. Lab. 3 hrs. Pre- or corequisite: 01:146:356.
01:146:405Honors Seminar (3) Development of communication and written skills needed by professionals in cell biology and neuroscience. Oral reports, writtenpapers, and discussion of topics of current interest in the field. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Open only to senior honors students.
01:146:406-407Research in Cell Biology and Neuro- science (1-4,1-4) Research under the direction of a member of the departmental faculty. Written report required. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Open only to students majoring in cell biology and neuroscience.
01:146:408-409Honors Research (3-6,3-6) Research project under the direction of a departmental faculty member. Written report and oral presentation required. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Open only to senior honors students.
01:146:445Advanced Neurobiology I (4) Advanced concepts in neurobiology focusing on cellular and molecular aspects of neuronal signaling, including ion channel gating, sensory transduction, and transmission across chemical and electrical synapses. Prerequisite: 01:146:245.
01:146:446Advanced Neurobiology Laboratory I (3) Advanced laboratory methods in neurobiology. Electrophysiological and immunochemical techniques to explore the structural and functional features of nerve cells. Prerequisites: 01:146:445 and permission of instructor.
01:146:448Advanced Neurobiology Laboratory II (3) Prerequisites: 01:146:447 and permission of instructor.
01:146:450Endocrinology (3) Endocrinology and neuroendocrinology of animals, including man. The structure and function of the endocrine glands, including the hypothalamus, and the biosynthesis and chemistry of hormones. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102. Recommended: Courses in physiology and organic chemistry. Open to juniors and seniors only. Credit not given for both this course and 11:067:450.
01:146:464Topics in Cell Biology and Neuroscience (3) Directed readings and discussion of selected topics in cell biology and neuroscience. Prerequisites: 01:146:245 and 270.
01:146:470Advanced Cell Biology (3) Advanced concepts of cell biology focusing on the molecular organization of cells, including internal membranes and synthesis of macromolecules, the cell nucleus, the cell cycle, cytoskeleton, cell-cell adhesion and the extracellular matrix, and signal transduction. Prerequisite: 01:146:270. Credit not given for both this course and 01:119:370 or 378 or 01:146:370.
01:146:471Advanced Cell Biology Laboratory (3) Advanced laboratory methods in cell biology. Emphasis on light and electron microscopy, imaging, immunochemical techniques, tissue culture, and methods of identifying and separating macromolecules. Prerequisites: 01:146:470 and permission of instructor.
01:146:472Advanced Developmental Biology (3) Molecular biology of early development, morphogenesis, organogenesis, tissue interactions, and genetic control of cellular differentiation. Prerequisite: 01:146:270.
01:146:473Advanced Developmental Biology Laboratory (3) Advanced laboratory methods in developmental biology. Designed to introduce students to techniques of obtaining and handling gametes and experimental manipulation of embryos. Focus on sea urchin, frog, zebra fish, and chick. Prerequisites: 01:146:472 and permission of instructor.
01:146:474Immunology (3) Fundamental principles of immunology with emphasis on antibodyformation, immunoglobulin molecules and genes, hypersensitivity reactions, and the cellular basis for the immune response. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102 and 01:447:380 or 384. Recommended: 01:447:390.
01:146:475Laboratory in Immunology (1) Biochemical and molecular analysis of immune cell function. Application of immunological techniques to the examination of normal and diseased states. Pre- or corequisite: 01:146:474.
01:146:478Molecular Biology (3) Structure and function of macromolecules, recombinant DNA technology, and study of genes and their regulation at the molecular and cellular levels. Prerequisites: 01:160:307-308. For juniors and seniors only.
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