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Founded 1999

Chris D. Platsoucas, Acting Dean
(215) 204-2888
www.temple.edu/cst

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Science and technology have been responsible for a profound transformation of the world in the twentieth century, and will drive the economy of the twenty-first century. The objectives of the undergraduate programs of the College of Science and Technology are to prepare students for careers in these important areas, and to graduate informed, responsible citizens.

The College presents science and technology as a body of knowledge that has an advancing frontier and a complex interface with society. The traditional mandate for a university is to introduce undergraduate students to what is known, and to give them the opportunity to focus closely on one particular area of study. The College of Science and Technology accepts this mandate, and offers undergraduate students additional opportunities as well. Students are encouraged to participate in faculty research investigations and thus to witness the advancement of the frontiers of knowledge. The Center for Student Professional Development will introduce undergraduate students to the interface between science and technology and society by offering work experience as interns in technology companies and agencies, and by helping them to prepare for careers in these areas.

All undergraduate students in the College must satisfy the requirements of the Core Curriculum. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to be fully engaged members of the University community and of the society to which they will commence, by ensuring that all have adequate skills in communication and quantitative reasoning, and a common background in the social sciences and humanities. In a world where information is becoming highly specialized, the ability to speak and write well -- to communicate and express ideas in language that is clear and precise -- is an essential asset of an educated person. The increasing reliance of society upon numerical data makes it essential for all educated citizens to understand how meaningful inferences can be obtained from data, and how to recognize fallacious inferences, intentional or unintentional. Informed judgment requires awareness of the diversity of cultures, and knowledge of our intellectual heritage and the major texts through which it is transmitted. Personal fulfillment rests upon the appreciation of truth and beauty manifested in works of religion, philosophy, and the arts.

Baccalaureate programs lead from the Core Curriculum toward mastery of the subject matter, methods, and values of a chosen field, and prepare the student for productive work or for graduate study. Bachelor of Science programs offer greater concentration in the major; Bachelor of Arts programs offer greater breadth of choice. All programs offer undergraduates the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and a richly diverse and stimulating student body as they prepare for an active role in a future of change and challenge.

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Special Programs

Study Abroad

Undergraduates may pursue a large variety of study abroad options. Temple University has campuses in Rome, Italy, and Tokyo, Japan; a program in London, England; exchange programs with universities in England, Germany, and Puerto Rico; and summer programs in France, Ghana, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and South Africa. See International Programs for more information about study abroad options.

University Honors Program

Students in the College of Science and Technology are eligible to apply to the University Honors Program. Students in the Honors Program will take specially designated Honors courses to fulfill their University Core requirements. See Academic Programs/University Honors.

Five-year Master's Programs and Teacher Certification

In some departments, it is possible for talented students to complete both a bachelor's and a master's degree in five years. Departments offering this opportunity are Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics.

Students who want to combine teacher certification with a major in one of these areas may take a minor in Education during their undergraduate years. After earning a bachelor's degree in the field of choice, an additional year is spent as a graduate student in the College of Education. A student who completes this program earns a Master of Education degree, and is certified to teach in Pennsylvania schools. See the College of Education for more details.

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Awards and Student Associations

Awards

Many awards are granted to juniors and seniors for outstanding performance in many scholastic areas and for exceptional service to the College. Information is available in department offices or in the Office of Undergraduate Advising, Barton Hall.

Majors' Associations

Many of the departments within the College of Science and Technology support student interest organizations known as Majors' Associations. Each department organization provides an opportunity for students to interact with other students of similar interests as well as their faculty. It is here that the student can have the most influence on course offerings, faculty, and departmental functions.

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College Council of Science and Technology (CCST)

The College Council of Science and Technology is the student government of the College of Science and Technology. This council is an effective and responsive student government that promotes the general welfare of the student body of the College of Science and Technology. This government is a medium for student opinion and expression concerning matters relevant to the student body and the College.

  • All students, graduate and undergraduate, are welcome to become members of CCST.
  • Major Associations within the College are eligible to receive funding from CCST.
  • General Assembly (GA) meetings are held every month and GA is opened to all CST students.

For additional information, call (215) 204-8262, or come to our offices in Barton Classroom (BB) 108.

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Policies and Regulations

University policies and regulations generally apply to all undergraduate students and provide a framework within which schools and colleges may specify further conditions or variations appropriate to students in their courses or programs.

Academic Residency Requirements

Students who transfer into CST must complete at least 30 semester hours of course work in the College, and at least half of the courses required in the major at Temple.

Course Eligibility

College of Science and Technology undergraduate courses are of three kinds:

1.Preparatory courses numbered 0001-0049: open to all students, full-time, part-time, matriculated, and non-matriculated.

2.Lower Level courses numbered 0050-0099: open to all students including non-matriculated students who are in the process of completing required remedial courses or who have completed them, and who have completed appropriate course prerequisites.

3.Upper Level courses numbered 0100-0399: open to all matriculated students who have completed all necessary remedial courses and appropriate course prerequisites. Open as well to all non-matriculated students who have achieved matriculation equivalency (see below) and have completed appropriate course prerequisites.

Courses Taken Elsewhere by CST Students

Matriculated Temple students are required to petition for the prior approval of their dean to take courses at another institution. Courses taken without such approval cannot be applied to graduation. Petition forms are available at the Office of Undergraduate Advising in Barton Hall.

Courses Inapplicable to Graduation

Semester hours earned in Mathematics 0015 (formerly Mathematics 0001), Military Science, RCC-Enhanced are excluded from the total minimum semester hours required for graduation.

Dean's List

Each semester, undergraduate students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with 12 or more graded credits toward the degree and with no grade of Incomplete or "R" are selected for the Dean's List. A letter of congratulation is sent to each of these students.

Grading

1.Major, Minor, and Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or higher.
2.Credit/No Credit -- during the junior and senior years, any College of Science and Technology student in good standing, who is taking a minimum of 12 semester hours, may elect to take one course each semester on a Credit/No Credit basis. Courses taken for Credit/No Credit may not be used to satisfy major, minor, Core, or distribution requirements. Application must be made at the Office of Undergraduate Advising, Barton Hall, during the first two weeks of the semester in which the course is offered (the first three days for a summer session course).

Graduation Procedures

In the first semester of the senior year, all students are required to review, with advisers in the Office of Undergraduate Advising, a summary sheet indicating the requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree which remain to be completed. The Advising Coordinator for the student's major department reviews the summary, and a copy is sent to the student to delineate the courses that remain to be completed in the final semester.

Appointments for this review will be scheduled in the Office of Undergraduate Advising, Barton Hall, in the fall semester for graduations anticipated the next May and in the spring semester for graduations anticipated the next August and January.

Notice of Anticipation of Graduation

Early in the semester in which students will complete their degree requirements, they must notify the Office of Undergraduate Advising, in writing. Forms for this purpose are available at the Office of Undergraduate Advising. The deadline for returning the form is:

October 6, 1999, for fall semester 1999;
February 3, 2000, for spring semester, 2000;
October 5, 2000, for fall semester, 2000;
February 2, 2001, for spring semester, 2001.

Matriculation Equivalency

Upon completion of all required remedial courses and at least four or more lower level courses accruing no fewer than 12 semester hours of credit, a student with an average of C or better will be granted matriculation equivalency. Students with such equivalency may register for any CST undergraduate course for which they have met the prerequisites. Full matriculation, however, including admission through the Admissions Office, is required for any student to enter a degree program. Admissions applications may be obtained at the Office of Admissions, Conwell Hall.

Plagiarism and Academic Cheating

Plagiarism and academic cheating are prohibited in CST courses. Essential to intellectual growth is the development of independent thought and of a respect for the thoughts of others. The prohibition against plagiarism and cheating is intended to foster this independence and respect. See Academic Policies in this Bulletin.

The penalty for plagiarism or cheating as a first offense is normally an F in the course in which the offense is committed. In such cases, the instructor will write a report to the Dean. The CST Grievance Committee will adjudicate appeals made by students and serious cases, or repeat offenses, referred to the Committee by an instructor or the Dean. The Dean may recommend suspension or expulsion from the University when warranted.

Probation and Dismissal

Students whose semester or cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 may be subject to probation. Students who fail to remove themselves from probation after one semester may be subject to dismissal. Students not making academic progress toward a degree may be subject to probation and/or dismissal.

Readmission

  • Full-time students in good standing are not required to submit a Readmission Application until after more than one full semester of non-attendance.
  • Part-time students in good standing are not required to submit a Readmission Application until after more than two full semesters of non-attendance.
  • Students not in good standing (Warning or Probation) must file a Readmission application after each full semester of non-attendance.
  • Applications may be obtained from the Office of Undergraduate Advising and are due November 1 for the spring semester and May 1 for the fall semester.

Withdrawal from Classes

A student may withdraw from a course without penalty up to six weeks after the beginning of the semester by notifying the instructor and filing a schedule revision form, available in department offices. During the seventh through twelfth weeks of the semester, permission to withdraw must be obtained from both the instructor and the Office of Undergraduate Advising, Barton Hall. If withdrawal is approved, the instructor may file a W (withdrew without penalty), or WF (withdrew with failing grade). Permission to withdraw is not given after the twelfth week of the semester. Students may not withdraw from Mathematics 0015.

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Academic Advising

The Role of the Academic Advisor

Academic advising services are provided both by faculty and professional staff members. Advisors assist students in developing both short and long-term academic plans.

Students meet with professional advisors for their initial registration upon matriculation into the College of Science and Technology (either at New Student Orientation or after approved for Intra-University Transfer). Advising after that point is primarily offered by the faculty members in the student's major department; allowing for good career planning and recommendations for appropriate courses.

The Office of Undergraduate Advising

College of Science and Technology students' professional advising needs are served in our Office of Undergraduate Advising, located in Barton Hall. Specialized services offered by this office include:

New Student Orientation- Advising and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students.
Walk-In Advising and Registration Services- Students may want to meet with professional advisors at different times during their academic career to check on remaining graduation requirements. Terminal Registration (with a signed Registration/Schedule Revision form) is required for students with a GPA below 2.00 and for any students registering for 18 or more credits.
Transfer Credit Evaluations and Reviews- transfer credits are checked against collegiate and Core Curriculum requirements.
Academic Planning and Goal Setting gives students the opportunity to examine in depth their career options within a particular discipline and to explore other academic and personally fulfilling interests with the guidance of an advisor.
Graduation Reviews are a check at the end of the Junior year to help students understand and plan for their remaining graduation requirements. Students who have completed 75 credits should schedule an appointment with a professional advisor for this review.
Petitions for Exception to Policy are reviewed on a rolling basis by the Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising. Typical petition requests include those for overload approval, to attend another institution for a semester or summer session, curriculum exceptions and the like.

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Departmental Advising

After their New Student Orientation advising and registration session, students' academic credentials are copied and forwarded to their major department for subsequent advising and registration. (An original file is always maintained at the collegiate level in the Office of Undergraduate Advising.) Faculty advising is very important in developing ties between a student's academic program and his or her professional goals. Faculty advisors may assist students in finding research opportunities and professional internships and will help students choose courses that will best prepare them for their field of interest within a particular discipline.

Academic Advising and Student's Responsibility

All academic advisors are trained to read and evaluate information carefully to give students the best possible advice. However, primary responsibility for curriculum completion rests with the student. The College cannot assume liability for errors in advising. Every student must be aware of the requirements of his or her degree, and should obtain advising on a regular basis to ensure timely completion of his or her program.

Student Advisors/Ombudspersons

Each department in the College of Science and Technology has a Student Advisor/Ombudsperson (SA/O) who is a qualified undergraduate major in that department. The SA/O is thoroughly familiar with requirements and curricula of the department, and can competently advise fellow students on the courses and faculty members of the department. He or she also has information about career options for the departmentís graduates.

Student Grievance Procedure

The SA/O is familiar with the College of Science and Technology Grievance Procedure, and is the first person to consult in case of an academic grievance. The SA/O will serve as a student-faculty "go-between," and attempt to resolve the grievance. A student must initiate this first stage of the academic grievance procedure no later than 30 days after the beginning of the fall or spring semester immediately following the completion of the course in which the grievance occurred. A copy of the College of Science and Technology grievance procedure can be obtained from the SA/O. Each SA/O has an office in his or her department, and the SA/O program coordinator is located in the Office of Undergraduate Advising.

Continuing Student Registration

Continuing student registration is the period during the fall and spring semesters when currently enrolled students should register. Degree Audit Reports (DARS) provide a compact summary of a studentís progress toward a degree, including a list of requirements yet to be completed. Students obtain their DARS documents from the office of their major departments.

Prior to processing their registrations, freshmen meet with advisors in a group setting to review their DARS documents, discuss course selections for the upcoming semester and have their Personal Identification Numbers (PINS) activated. New transfer students and continuing students in good academic standing are encouraged to meet with their departmental advisors before processing their schedules via telephone registration. Students ineligible to use telephone registration are required to meet with an advisor.

Pre-professional Advising

Students planning a career in one of the health professions should consult the Health Professions Advising Center in Curtis Hall.

Early Admission to Professional Programs

Students in the College of Science and Technology who have been admitted to health-related professional schools at the end of their third year and have completed 90 semester hours, including all of the requirements of the College and of their majors with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, may petition the Dean for the transfer of their first year in professional study toward the completion of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

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Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degrees

Note: Students matriculated in the College of Science and Technology before fall 1988 and students transferring from another university or college with 15 or more credit hours into the College of Science and Technology before September 1990 are not obligated to complete the graduation requirements listed below. Such students may continue to follow the program described in the 1987-1988 Bulletin with the transition modifications specified in the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin Supplement. This special Supplement is available at the Office of Undergraduate Advising in Barton Hall as well as from departmental advisors.

The College of Science and Technology offers the student either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The B.A. degree gives students a broad-based education, including the study of a foreign language. The B.S. degree, is for those students who wish more specialized professional training.

Credit Hour Requirements

The College of Science and Technology requires that students complete a total of 123 credits. Of that total, 90 credits must be in CST or College of Liberal Arts (CLA) courses. Of those 90 credits, 45 must be in upper level CST or CLA courses. Of those 45 credits, students receiving a Bachelor of Arts (as opposed to Bachelor of Science) degree must take two courses numbered 100 or above in the College of Liberal Arts.

Students must also satisfy the requirements of the University Core Curriculum program under which they entered.

The detailed explanations of the College of Science and Technology's credit hour requirements appear in the paragraphs that follow.

The B.A. and the B.S. degrees both require a minimum of 123 credit hours, distributed according to University and College policy outlined below, with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). A minimum 2.0 GPA must also be maintained in CST and CLA courses and in the major department.

To earn a CST baccalaureate degree, a student must complete a minimum of 90 semester hours in CST or CLA courses (taken either at Temple University or in equivalent transfer credit).

A course shall be classified as a CST or CLA course if it is listed in the CST or CLA course description section of the Temple University Undergraduate Course Description or if it is in the department of Economics.

A student with an inter-collegial or interdisciplinary studies major can obtain information concerning the minimum number of semester hours in CST or CLA courses required for graduation from his or her major advisor and from the description of the major found in this Bulletin.

These credit hour requirements apply to students who matriculated during or after the fall semester 1995.

A maximum of nine semester hours in preparatory courses (courses numbered 0001-0049) may be applied to any baccalaureate degree. Semester hours earned in Mathematics 0015 (formerly Math 0001), military science, and RCC-Enhanced are not credited toward the minimum semester hours required for graduation.

Bachelor of Science Requirements

Core. In addition to the requirements above, Bachelor of Science candidates must complete the University Core Curriculum in effect at the time of their matriculation.

Major. They must also complete the requirements of a departmental major. B.S. majors are offered the following programs:

Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer and Information Sciences
Geology
Mathematics
Mathematics and Physics
Physics

Minor or Additional Specialization. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree may also choose to fulfill the requirements of a second Major, Minor, or Additional Specialization. See below under Special Major and Minor Requirements.

Bachelor of Arts Requirements

Core. Bachelor of Arts candidates must complete the University Core requirements in effect at the time of their matriculation with the following difference: For the Core Language or International Studies requirement, candidates for the B.A. degree are required by the College to complete both an International Studies and a Language requirement.

(a) by completing the third semester of a language (course number C061, except in Critical Languages) and one international studies course or
(b) by completing the second semester of a language (course number 0052, except in Critical Languages) and two international studies courses, at least one of which must be "Third World/Non-Western."

Upper level distribution requirements. B.A. students must complete upper level distribution requirements by taking two upper level courses in one or more departments of the College of Liberal Arts or the Department of Economics.

Students who have double majors, one of which is in CLA or Economics, automatically satisfy the distribution requirement.

Major. Bachelor of Arts candidates must complete the requirements of a major. The minimum acceptable grade in a course taken to fulfill major requirements is a C-. Students are encouraged to declare their major by the end of the freshman year; forms for this purpose are available in the Office of Undergraduate Advising in Barton Hall. B.A. majors are offered in the following programs:

Biology
Chemistry
Computer and Information Sciences
Earth Science (see Geology)
Mathematics
Mathematical Economics
Physics

Placement Tests

All new freshmen must take diagnostic English and mathematics placement tests. Transfer students who have not completed English C050 are also required to take placement tests, and it is recommended that those who have not taken a calculus course do so also. The results of these tests determine if students are required to enroll in preparatory composition and mathematics courses. Students assigned to English

40/41 must register each semester for that course until the requirement is completed. Only upon successful completion of English 40/41 can such students enroll in English C050/51. Students assigned to courses designed to remedy deficiencies in mathematics are required to complete those courses before enrolling in the mathematics component of the University Core. Incoming students must also take a foreign language placement examination if they plan to continue a language previously studied, or if they wish to place out of a foreign language requirement.

Special Major and Minor Requirements

Interdisciplinary Major. Rather than major in an existing department or program, students may apply for a major in Interdisciplinary Studies. The proposed major should consist of courses totaling at least 36 semester hours, and be justified in terms of some thematic unit of cohesive rationale. The program should not closely resemble any major currently available in the College of Science and Technology, or any other Temple University program.

The proposed major program may include courses outside of the Colleges of Science and Technology and Liberal Arts, but at least 24 semester hours must be in upper level Science and Technology or Liberal Arts courses. The student's proposal must be sponsored by two faculty members from different departments, at least one from the College of Science and Technology.
Approval for the program must be obtained from the Office of Undergraduate Advising prior to the initiation of the last 60 semester hours of the degree.

Honors Interdisciplinary Major. Students in the University Honors Program may apply for a College of Science and Technology Honors Interdisciplinary Major. They must complete the degree requirements of the B.A. in the College of Science and Technology and the requirements for the Interdisciplinary Major described above as well as the requirements for the University Honors Program. Approval for this program must also be obtained from the University Honors Committee prior to the initiation of the last 60 semester hours of the degree.

In addition, the proposed Major Program should include submission of an acceptable Honors Thesis to the University Honors Steering Committee.

Minor. Students may also choose to complete the requirements for a minor. The minimum acceptable grade in a course taken to fulfill minor requirements is C-. The minimum GPA for all CST minors is 2.0. This requirement is superseded in any specific minor program that requires some higher GPA. At least half of the courses taken by a student to fulfill the minor must be taken at Temple. Forms for declaring a minor are available in the following programs:

Biology
Cognitive Neuroscience (see Psychology)
Computer and Information Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematical Economics
Physics

Double Major. Students may complete a double major by fulfilling all requirements for both majors, including at least four discrete courses in each.

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Program Descriptions

The following is information about programs and majors offered in College of Science and Technology. Listed under each degree program are the courses students must successfully complete to earn that particular B.A. or B.S. degree. These required courses are in addition to the University Core Curriculum requirements and the College's requirements. See Core Curriculum and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degrees.

Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer and Information Sciences
Geology
Mathematics
Physics

Biochemistry

Frank Chang and David Dalton, Advisors
(215) 204-8843/7138

B.S. Major Requirements

The Biochemistry Concentration consists of fundamental biology and chemistry courses plus biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses: Chemistry 0371/Biology 0375 (Biochemistry - Structure and Function), Biology 0376/Chemistry 0372 (Biochemistry - Metabolism), and Biology 0344 (Research Techniques in Biochemistry).

Freshman Year

1st Semester

Chemistry C071 and C073 General Chemistry
or Chemistry C081, C083 General Chemical Science I
or Chemistry H091, H093 Honors General Chemistry
Mathematics C085* Calculus I

2nd Semester

Chemistry C072, C074 General Chemistry II
or Chemistry C082, General Chemical Science II
or Chemistry H092, Honors General Chemistry II
Mathematics 0086* Calculus II
*Mathematics C075 (Calculus with Applications I) and Mathematics 0076 (Calculus with Applications II) are acceptable but not preferred.

Sophomore Year

1st Semester

Chemistry 0121 and 0123 Organic Chemistry
Biology 0103 Introduction to Biology
Physics 0121 General Physics I,
or Physics C087 Elementary Classical Physics I

2nd Semester

Chemistry 0122 and 0124 Organic Chemistry
Physics 0122 General Physics II,
or Physics C088 Elementary Classical Physics II

Junior Year

1st Semester

Biology W204 Cell Structure and Function
Chemistry 0213 Techniques of Chemical Measurement
Chemistry 0231 Physical Chemistry Lecture

2nd Semester

Biology 0203 Genetics
Chemistry 0371 or Biology 0375 Biochemistry - Structure and Function
Biochemistry electives **

Senior Year

1st Semester

Biology 0376 or Chemistry 0372 Biochemistry - Metabolism
Biology 0324 Molecular Biology
Biochemistry electives **

2nd Semester

Biology 0344 Research Techniques in Biochemistry
Biochemistry electives **
**Biochemistry electives: Students are required to take three advanced biochemistry electives selected from the following list:

Biology:

0234 Mammalian Physiology
0265 Embryology
0317 General Microbiology
0320 Human Genetics
0325 Research Techniques in Molecular Biology
0352 Neurobiology
0363 Genetic Control of Mammalian Development
0364 Biochemical Embryology
0367 Endocrinology
0371 Cell Proliferation
0374 Physical Biochemistry
0381 Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics
0385 Contemporary Biology

Chemistry:

W314 Techniques of Chemical Measurement II
0232 Physical Chemistry II
0301 Inorganic Chemistry
0321 Advanced Organic Chemistry I
0374 Physical Biochemistry

Mathematics:

0127 Calculus III

Other courses may be acceptable with the concurrence of one of the biochemistry advisors.

Biology

Shepherd K. Roberts, Advisor
(215) 204-8854

B.A. Major Requirements

Freshman Year

Chemistry C071/73-C072/74 (General) and mathematics C075-0076 or C085- 0086 (Calculus). Students have the option of taking Biology 0104 after successful completion of Chemistry C071/73.

Sophomore Year

Biology 0103-0104 (Introduction to Biology). The prerequisite for this sequence is the full year of General Chemistry . Chemistry 0121/0123-0122/0124 (Organic) is normally completed in this year.

Junior Year

Biology 0203 (Genetics) and Biology 0204 (Cell Structure and Function). The prerequisites for Biology 0203 are Biology 0103-0104 and Chemistry 0121. Biology 0204 has a prerequisite of the full year of Organic Chemistry, and a co-requisite of Physics 0121.

Senior Year

Four biology electives above the 0204 level. If the student has taken the necessary prerequisite courses, some of the biology elective courses may be taken before the senior year. Graduate level courses, described in the Graduate Bulletin, are available with special permission.

B.S. Major Requirements

Same required courses for the first three years of the B.A. program (see above). In addition, seven elective courses above the 0204 level, of which five must be in the Biology Department. As many as two courses may be taken from the following: Statistics 278; Math 117 or 127; Chemistry 231 and 232; Physics 161 and 221; Electrical Engineering Technology 104 and 176.

Students interested in a specific area of biology may select their electives from one of the following areas: 1. Cell and Developmental Biology; 2. Genetics and Molecular Biology; 3. Neurobiology and Behavior; 4. Biology of Organisms.

Students wishing a broader exposure to biology may choose electives from any of the areas. Additional information is available in the Biology Department Office or from biology advisors.

Minor Requirements

Students interested in acquiring basic knowledge in biology but not wishing to major in the subject may pursue a minor by taking Biology 0103-0104 (Introduction to Biology) plus three biology electives at the 0200 level or above; At least one of these electives must be a course with laboratory. Biology 0203 (Genetics) and 0204 (Cell Structure and Function) may be substituted for two of the three electives. (Minimum of 18 credits)

Distinction in Biology

Students interested in laboratory research are encouraged to participate in the Biology Research Program. Distinction in Biology is awarded on the basis of independent laboratory projects conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Admission to the program is by application to the Biology Department during the first semester of the junior year. Completion of this Program will substitute for one Biology Elective course.

Elective Courses in Specific Areas*

*Some electives are listed under two separate areas because their content is relevant to both.

Information on courses added to or removed from the list of elective courses in specific areas is available from the Biology Department Office or from biology advisors.

Biology of Organisms

0227 Principles of Ecology
0233 Mammalian Anatomy
0234 Mammalian Physiology
0235 Histology
0236 Fresh Water Ecology
0237 Marine Environments
0241 Invertebrate Biology
0245 Marine Biology
0254 Animal Behavior
0265 Embryology
0310 Evolution
0317 General Microbiology
0367 Endocrinology
0370 Comparative Animal Physiology

Neurobiology and Behavior

0234 Mammalian Physiology
0254 Animal Behavior
0304 Research Techniques in Neurobiology
0315 Behavioral and Neural Genetics
0340 Advanced Invertebrate Biology
0352 Neurobiology
0354 Neurological Basis of Animal Behavior
0356 Organization and Development of the Nervous System

Cell and Developmental Biology

0235 Histology
0265 Embryology
0324 Molecular Biology
0329 Developmental Genetics
0330 Cell Biology
0333 Advanced Techniques in Microscopy
0340 Advanced Invertebrate Biology
0356 Organization and Development of the Nervous System
0363 Genetic Control of Mammalian Development
0364 Biochemical Embryology
0365 Mammalian Development
0371 Cell Proliferation
0381 Membrane Biophysics
0384 Organogenesis
0808 Electron Microscopy

Genetics and Molecular Biology

0315 Behavioral and Neural Genetics
0320 Human Genetics
0324 Molecular Biology
0325 Research Techniques in Molecular Biology
0329 Developmental Genetics
0330 Cell Biology
0363 Genetic Control of Mammalian Development
0365 Mammalian Development
0374 Physical Biochemistry
0375 Biochemistry I
0376 Biochemistry II

Chemistry

Donald D. Titus, Director of Undergraduate Programs
(215) 204-7127

All prospective majors should schedule an advisory appointment with the Department to plan a program of study as early in their Temple careers as possible. The recommended order of courses is given below; a different order is acceptable as long as the student adheres to prerequisite requirements. With the appropriate selection of electives, the B.S. degree is accredited by the American Chemical Society*.

B.A. Major Requirements

Freshman Year

1st Semester

Chem. C071, C073 General Chemistry I

or Chem. C081, C083 General Chemical Science I
or Chem. H091, H093 Honors General Chemistry
Math. C085 Calculus
or Math C075 Calculus with Applications I
or Math H095 Honors Calculus I

2nd Semester

Chem. C072, C074 General Chemistry II
or Chem. C082, General Chemical Science II
or Chem H092, Honors General Chemistry II
Math. C086 Calculus II
or Math. C076 Calculus with Applications II
or Math. H096 Honors Calculus II

Sophomore Year

1st Semester

Chem. 0121, 0123 Organic Chemistry I
or Chem. 0181, Organic Chemistry for Majors I
or Chem. H191, H193 Organic Chemistry for Honors I
Math. 0127 Calculus III
or Math. 0117 Elem. Calculus with Applications III
or Math. 0251 Differential Equations
or CIS C059 FORTRAN
Physics C087 Elem. Classical Physics I
or Physics 0121 General Physics I

2nd Semester

Chem. 0122, 0124 Organic Chemistry II

or Chem. 0182, 0184 Organic Chemistry for Majors II
or Chem. H192, H194 Organic Chemistry for Honors II
Chem. 0129** Intro. To Chem. Research Tech.
Physics C088 Elem. Classical Physics II
or Physics 0122 General Physics II

Junior Year

1st Semester

Chem. 0231 Physical Chemistry Lecture I
Chem. 0213 Tech. Of Chemical Measurement I

2nd Semester

Chem. 0232 Physical Chemistry Lecture II

Senior Year

1st Semester

Advanced Chemistry Course ***

2nd Semester

Advanced Science Course ****
Writing Capstone Course *****

B.S. Major Requirements

Freshman Year

1st Semester

Chem. C071, C073 General Chemistry I
or Chem. C081, C083 General Chemical Science I
or Chem. H091, H093 Honors General Chemistry I
Math. C085 Calculus I
or Math. C075 Calculus with Applications I
or Math. H095 Honors Calculus I

2nd Semester

Chem. C072, C074 General Chemistry II
or Chem. C082, C084 General Chemical Science II
or Chem. H092, H094 Honors General Chemistry II
Math. C086 Calculus II
or Math. C076 Calculus with Applications II
or Math. H096 Honors Calculus II

Sophomore Year

1st Semester

Chem. 0121, 0123 Organic Chemistry I
or Chem. 0181, 0183 Organic Chemistry for Majors I
or Chem. H191, H193 Organic Chemistry for Honors I
Math. 0127 Calculus III
or Math 0117 Elem. Calculus with Applications III
or Math. 0251 Differential Equations
or CIS C059* FORTRAN
Physics C087 Elem. Classical Physics I
or Physics 0121 General Physics I

2nd Semester

Chem. 0122, 0124 Organic Chemistry II
or Chem. 0182, 0184 Organic Chemistry for Majors II
or Chem. H192, H194 Organic Chemistry for Honors II
Chem. 0129 ** Intro. to Chem. Research Techniques
Physics C088 Elementary Classical Physics II

or Physics 0122 General Physics II

Junior Year

1st Semester

Chem. 0231 Physical Chemistry Lecture I
Chem. 0213 Techniques of Chem. Measurement I

2nd Semester

Chem. 0232 Physical Chemistry Lecture II
Chem. W237 Physical Chemistry Laboratory

Senior Year

1st Semester

Chem. 0301 Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Chemistry Course***
Advanced Science Course ****

2nd Semester

Chem. W314 Techniques of Chem. Measurement II
Advanced Chemistry Course ***
Advanced Science Course ****

*In order for the B.S. degree to be accredited by the American Chemical Society, the student must include among the Advanced Chemistry and Advanced Science courses at least three of the following chemistry courses: 0293 Undergraduate Research, 0307 Inorganic Synthesis, 0308 Solid State Analysis, 0313 Instrumental Design, 0327 Advanced Organic Preparations, and 0328 Qualitative Organic Analysis. Although CIS C059 is acceptable as an option for the B.S. degree, one of the calculus options (Math 117, 127, or 251) must be chosen if the degree is to be accredited by the ACS.

**Chemistry 0129 is a pre- or co-requisite for all laboratory courses numbered 0200 and above, i.e., courses numbered with last digit equal to 3, 4, 7, or 8.

***Advanced Chemistry Courses consist of all courses in chemistry having a number of 0301 or higher. If the student has successfully completed the appropriate prerequisite courses, graduate courses in chemistry may be included in this category.

****Advanced Science courses consist of Chemistry 0283 or 0293 (only one of these may be counted as an advanced science course), and all other chemistry courses numbered 301 and above; Biology 0203, 0204, 0220, 0234, 0265, and above; Physics 0183, 0184, 0187, 0188, 0201, 0202, 0211, 0221, 0231, and above; Geology 0200 and above; Math 0147, 0205, 0233, 0247, and above (if Math 0251 has been selected as an option in place of Calculus III, it cannot count also as an Advanced Science course).

*****Although neither Chem. W237 or Chem. W314 is required as part of the B.A. degree program, at least one of the two must be taken in order to satisfy the Core requirement for a capstone writing intensive course in the major. If Chem. W237 is selected it may also count as the B.A. student's Advanced Science course; if Chem. W314 is selected, it may count as the B.A. student's Advanced Chemistry or Advanced Science course.

Five-year Master's Program

Chemistry majors in their junior year may apply for admission to the fifth year M.A. Program. Upon admission to the program and satisfactory completion of the program requirements, the student is assured of having a master's degree at the end of the fifth year. Interested students should contact their advisor for details.

Computer and Information Sciences

Frank L. Friedman, Chair
(215) 204-8450

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences offers undergraduate degree programs in SBM and CST. See Computer and Information Sciences in the Fox School of Business and Management programs for a description of the Bachelor of Business Administration program.

It is recommended that students with an interest in mathematics or who plan to go to Graduate School, take Mathematics C085 and 0086, instead of Mathematics C075 and 0076. (This pertains to both B.A. and B.S. degrees.)

B.A. Major Requirements

CIS 0067 Program Design and Abstraction,
CIS 0068 Data Structures,
CIS 0066 and 0166 Mathematical Concepts in Computing I and II,
CIS 0072 Intro. to Computer Architecture,

Two semesters of calculus
Mathematics C075 and 0076, or C085 and 0086

Two semester sequence of a lab science
CIS 0207 Introduction to Systems Programming and Operating Systems,
CIS 0223 Data Structures and Algorithms,
CIS 0307 Operating Systems,
W338 Software Engineering.

One theoretically oriented course
Mathematics 0147 or 0233,
Philosophy 0211,
CIS 0211 or 0242.

B.S. Major Requirements

CIS 0067 Program Design and Abstraction,
CIS 0068 Data Structures,
CIS 0066 and 0166 Mathematical Concepts in Computing I and II,
CIS 0072 Intro. to Computer Architecture,

Two semesters of calculus
Mathematics C075 and 0076, or C085 and 0086

Two semester sequence of a lab science
CIS 0207 Introduction to Systems Programming and Operating Systems,
CIS 0223 Data Structures and Algorithms,
CIS 0307 Operating Systems,
CIS W338 Software Engineering,
CIS 0339 Projects in Computer Science.

One theoretically oriented course
Mathematics 0147 or 0233,
Philosophy 0211, CIS 0211 or 0242;

Eight credit hours of additional Computer and Information Sciences
courses at the upper level numbered 100 and above selected in consultation with an academic adviser.

Minor Requirements

Students desiring a minor in Computer and Information Sciences are required to satisfy the following:

Mathematics C075-0076 or C085-0086 (Calculus)
CIS 0066 (Mathematical Concepts in Computing I) or Mathematics 0141 (Basic Mathematical Concepts)
CIS 0067 (Program Design and Abstraction)
CIS 0068 (Data Structures)
CIS 0072 (Introduction to Computer Architecture)
CIS 0166 (Mathematical Concepts in Computing II) or Mathematics 0205 (Modern Algebra)
CIS 0207 (Introduction to Systems Programming and Operating Systems)
CIS 0223 (Data Structures and Algorithms)

Geology

Gene C. Ulmer, Advisor
(215) 204-7171

The Department of Geology offers two different undergraduate programs, one leading to the B.S. in Geology and the other leading to the B.A. in Earth Science.

The B.S. program prepares students for immediate entry into a career in geology or for graduate studies. Career opportunities for geologists in industry and government include environmental planning, evaluation of waste disposal sites, groundwater monitoring, and exploration for natural resources. The B.S. program is excellent preparation for graduate study and ultimately for a career in research, teaching, industry, or government.

The B.A. program is not intended for prospective geologists, but for liberal arts students who wish to concentrate in geology. The B.A. program is suitable for pre-medicine or pre-law students, or for students planning to teach earth science in secondary school.

Note: A departmental field trip for undergraduates, graduates, and faculty will be conducted during the fall semester.

B.A. in Earth Science

Major Requirements
Geology C050
Mathematics C055, C075, or C085
Chemistry C061-C063 or C071-C073
Four of the following: Geology 0201, 0211, 0212, 0210, 0261, 0381
Five additional courses, selected from the following list: (No more than three selections should be from any one department. At least three selections must be from the 0100 level or above. Alternative courses may be selected with approval of the advisor.)
Geography 0254, 0260, 0262
Biology 0083, C084, 0237, 0241
Chemistry C062 (with lab), C072 (with lab), 0121 (with lab), 0122 (with lab)
Physics 0068, C087, 0121, 0122
Anthropology 0124, 0125, 0248, 0280

B.S. in Geology

Major Requirements
Geology C050
Mathematics C075-0076 or C085-0086
Chemistry C071-C072 and C073-C074
Physics C087-C088 or 0121-0122
Geology 0201-0202 or 0261
Geology 0211-0212
Geology 0301-W302
Geology 0352 or a summer field course of five to eight weeks duration.
Three additional upper level courses in science or mathematics. At least one of these must be in a discipline other than geology. One of these may be selected from graduate level courses in geology with the permission of the instructor.

Senior Research Project

Students whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.25 at the end of the first semester of their junior year are eligible to undertake a senior research project. In the second semester of their junior year, students must select a faculty research advisor and, with the advisor, prepare a written research proposal. After approval of the proposal by the research advisor and the Chair of the Undergraduate Committee of the Department, the student may register for three hours of Geology 0293-0294 (Individual Study Program), in the summer and each semester of the senior year (up to a total of nine hours), to carry out the research project. Normally, the project will involve field or laboratory work in the summer between the junior and senior years and lead to presentation of the results at a departmental seminar at the end of the senior year.

Distinction in Major

To graduate with Distinction in Major, students are required to achieve a 3.5 GPA for the aggregate of courses required for the

B.S. in Geology or the B.A. in Earth Science.

Mathematics

Daniel B. Szyld, Director of Undergraduate Studies
(215) 204-7841
ugrd@math.temple.edu

Mathematics majors may select either the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) program, which includes foreign language study, or the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program, which has a higher concentration of mathematics and science courses. Either program is suitable preparation for graduate study in mathematics. The B.S. program can be combined with the department's M.A. program, leading to the M.A. degree after five years of study.

The department offers a joint program with the Department of Physics leading to the B.S. degree, and a joint program with the Department of Economics leading to the B.A. degree. Students in the regular mathematics B.S. program can elect the applied track, with specialization in either Physics, Computer and Information Sciences, or Applied Science. Students who plan careers as secondary school mathematics teachers may choose to take a five year interdisciplinary program, offered jointly with the College of Education, that leads to a bachelor's degree in mathematics, teaching certification, and a Master's degree in Education.

Common Requirements

The following courses are required for all degree programs except the B.A. program in Mathematical Economics. All must be passed with a grade of C- or better (except for C085 and 0086 for which a C or better is required).

Three semesters of calculus (Mathematics C085, 0086, 0127). One semester of computer programming (Computer and Information Sciences C059 or C061 or C071 or Physics 0161).

W141* Basic Mathematical Concepts
0147 Linear Algebra
0233 Introduction to Probability
0247-0248 Advanced Calculus I, II
0253 Numerical Analysis I
0347 Introduction to Functions of a Complex Variable

* No credit will be given for Mathematics W141 if it is taken after either Mathematics W205 or Mathematics 0247. Students who complete either of these courses before taking Mathematics W141 are required to take an additional course in mathematics above the 0200 level in place of mathematics W141.

B.A. Major Requirements

In addition to the common requirements, the following courses are required for the B.A. program in mathematics. All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

W205 Modern Algebra
W363 Senior Problem Solving

Two additional courses selected from the following:

Computer and Information Sciences 0067, 0068, 0072, or W223;
Physics 0187, 0188, 0201, 0211, or 0306;
Additional mathematics courses at the 0200 level or above;
Economics 0241, 0283**;
Actuarial Science 0101, 0305, or 0306;
Chemistry 0231, 0232.
**Mathematics 0227 and Economics 0283 cannot both be counted for credit for the major.

B.S. Major Requirements

In addition to the common requirements, all students desiring a B.S. in Mathematics must complete the following courses with a grade of C - or better.

0227 Mathematical Computer Programming
0251 Ordinary Differential Equations I
W363 Senior Problem Solving
One additional mathematics course numbered 0200 or above.
Physics C087-C088 (Elementary Classical Physics I, II)

They must also complete one of the following four tracks:

Traditional Track

W205 Modern Algebra
0417 Concepts of Analysis
One additional mathematics course numbered 0200 or above.
One additional mathematics course numbered 0300 or above.

Three additional courses selected from the following list:

Physics 0187 and 0188
Computer and Information Sciences 0067, 0068, 0072, or W223;
Economics 0241, Actuarial Science 0101, 0305, or 0306;
Chemistry 0231, 0232;
Other physics, computer and information science, or engineering courses, approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Physics Applied Track

The student must take Mathematics 0351 and complete a minor in physics. Physics 0184 may be substituted for Math 0351 but in this case it may not be used in completing the physics minor.

Computer and Information Sciences Applied Track

Mathematics
W205 Modern Algebra
Computer and Information Sciences
0067 Program Design and Abstraction
0072 Introduction to Computer Architecture
0207 Introduction to Systems Programming and Operating Systems
W223 Data Structures and Algorithms

Two additional Computer and Information Sciences courses at the 0200 level or above.

Applied Science Track

The student is required to complete the requirements for the minor in Applied Science for mathematics majors, offered by the College of Engineering, and to take either Mathematics 0254 (Numerical Analysis II) or Mathematics 0350 (Applied Mathematics).

Interdisciplinary B.S. Degree in Mathematics and Physics

In addition to the common requirements, the student is required to complete, with a grade of C- or better, Mathematics W205 (Modern Algebra), Mathematics 0251 (Differential Equations I), Mathematics 0351*** and the following physics courses:

Physics

C087-C088 Elementary Classical Physics I, II
0161 Computing for Scientists
0171 Optics
0187 Electricity and Magnetism
0188 Introduction to Modern Physics
0201 Classical Mechanics
0202 Analytical Mechanics
0211 Classical Electromagnetism
W215 Experimental Physics
0231 Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory
0306 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
*** Physics 0184 (Mathematical Physics) may be substituted for Mathematics 0351

The Combined B.S./M.A. Program

To participate in this five-year program, a mathematics major should be enrolled in the traditional track mathematics B.S. program. Application to continue in the M.A. program is made to the Graduate Chair of the department no later than the second semester of the junior year, preferably when the student has earned between 70 and 90 credit hours. To be accepted by the M.A. program, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.25 in mathematics courses when the application is made.

B.S. Course Requirements

In the first four years of study, the student should complete the common requirements, and the following additional courses.

Physics

C087-C088 (Elementary Classical Physics I, II)

Mathematics

W205 Modern Algebra
0227 Mathematical Computer Programming I
0251 Ordinary Differential Equations I
0363 Senior Problem Solving
0417 Concepts of Analysis
four additional graduate level mathematics courses (numbered 0400 and above).

Two additional courses, selected from the following list:
Physics 0187, 0188,
Computer and Information Science 0067, 0068, 0072, or W223;
Economics 0241;
Actuarial Science 0101, 0305, or 0306;
Chemistry 0231, 0232;

Other physics, computer and information science, or engineering courses, approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

If the Core requirements have also been met, the student will be awarded the B.S. degree at the conclusion of this portion of the program. All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Fifth Year Course Requirements

The student will take a total of six graduate level courses, numbered 0500 or above, or selected from the following list:

0414 Numerical Analysis
0461 Ordinary Differential Equations

Examination Requirement

At the end of the fifth year, the student must either write and defend a master's thesis or pass one of the following examinations:

Master's Comprehensive Examination in Pure Mathematics
Master's Comprehensive Examination in Applied Mathematics
Ph.D. Combined Comprehensive Examination (M.A. level pass)

For further details on the M.A. degree requirement see the Graduate Bulletin.

Minor Requirements

Three semesters of calculus (Mathematics C085, 0086, and 0127).
One semester of computer programming (Computer and Information Sciences C059 or C061 or 0071 or Physics 0161).
Linear algebra (Mathematics 0147).
Five additional mathematics courses numbered 0200 or above; or Mathematics W141 and four mathematics courses numbered 0200 or above.

Distinction in Mathematics

A student who wishes to graduate with Distinction in Mathematics should apply to the Director of Undergraduate Studies no later than the second semester of the junior year. The following requirements must be met:

1.All requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree in mathematics must be met with a GPA of at least 3.50 in the mathematics courses.
2.At the time of graduation, the student's overall GPA, including all college level courses must be at least 3.25.
3.The student must either give a 30 minute talk to the Mathematics Majors Association - with an audience including at least three faculty members - on a topic not part of his or her course of study; or pass a graduate course numbered 0500 or above with a grade of at least B-, and have the instructor of that course write a supporting letter. If the first option is selected, the faculty attending the talk should reach consensus on whether or not the talk merits distinction, and inform the Director of Undergraduate Studies of their decision; and in the case of the second option, the instructor of the graduate course should communicate a verbal evaluation of the student's performance to the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
4.The Mathematics Department Executive committee will review all applications for graduation with Distinction in Mathematics, and forward its recommendations to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology.

Physics

Donald Neville, Advisor
(215) 204-8479

The Physics Department offers B.A. and B.S. degree programs, both of which provide excellent preparation for graduate studies. The B.S. program provides for a broadening of the more applied aspects of a student's training and is recommended particularly for those intending to enter industry with a bachelor's degree. Both the B.S. and the B.A. program are an option for those planning careers in the medical or life sciences.

B.A. Major Requirements

An introductory sequence in Classical Physics with calculus (Physics C087-C088, or 0121-0122, or C081-C082). Three terms of calculus (Mathematics C085-0086, and 0127, or equivalents).

Intermediate level courses in Optics (0171), Mathematical Physics (0184), Electricity and Magnetism (0187), and Introduction to Modern Physics (0188), and the corresponding labs (0187L, 0188L).

Advanced level courses in Mechanics (0201-0202), Electromagnetism (0211), Experimental Physics (0215), and Thermodynamics (0231).

In addition, one course chosen from Electronics (0221), Computing for Scientists (0161), and Quantum Mechanics (0306). Students planning to go to graduate school in Physics are strongly urged to take Physics 0306 and Physics 0321 or 0341.

BS Major Requirements

The student must complete the following courses with a grade of C- or better.

Physics C087-C088; or equivalent introductory sequence in Classical Physics with calculus (Physics 0121-0122, or C081-C082)
Mathematics C085, C086, and 0127; or equivalent three semester sequence in calculus
Physics 0161 Computing for Scientists
Physics 0187 Electricity and Magnetism; with laboratory 0187L
Physics 0188 Introduction to Modern Physics; with laboratory 0188L
Physics 0184 Mathematical Physics
Physics 0201 Mechanics
Physics 0231 Thermodynamics
Physics W215 Experimental Physics
Physics 0306 Quantum Mechanics.

In addition, the student must complete one of the following two tracks.

Physics standard track

Mathematics 0251 Ordinary Differential Equations
Physics 0171 Optics
Physics 0202 Analytical Mechanics
Physics 0211 Electromagnetism
Any two of the following three courses:
Physics 0221 Electronics
Physics 0321 Introduction to Solid State Physics
Physics 0341 Introduction to Atomic, Nuclear, and Particle Physics

Two courses in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, or Advanced Physics, chosen in consultation with the undergraduate physics adviser.

Applied physics: digital electronics track

EE 0256 Digital Circuits I; with laboratory EE 0257
EE 0235 Microprocessors
One course chosen from
EE 0335 Advanced Microprocessors
EE 0254 Electronics; with laboratory EE 0255
EE 0355 Microelectronics
Two additional physics courses at the 100 level or above, chosen with the consent of the physics adviser. One additional mathematics course, chosen from
Mathematics 0251 Ordinary Differential Equations
Mathematics 0147 Linear Algebra.

Students planning to follow this track should consider taking Physics 0221 (Electronics) immediately after completing a year of introductory physics. See the undergraduate physics adviser for details. Students planning to go to graduate school are strongly urged to take Physics 0211 (Electromagnetism) and Physics 0202 or 0321 or 0341.

Interdisciplinary B.S. Degree in Mathematics and Physics

The physics requirements for this degree are the same as the requirements for the physics standard track, except omit physics 0221, 0321, and 0341. The mathematics requirements for the interdisciplinary degree are those listed in the mathematics section under the heading "common requirements," plus Mathematics W205 (Modern Algebra). It is possible to substitute certain advanced mathematics electives for Physics 0184. See the undergraduate physics adviser for more details on this program.

Minor Requirements

Students wishing to minor in physics should take eight semester hours of introductory physics with laboratory (Physics C087-C088 or equivalent), Electricity and Magnetism with laboratory (Physics 0187 and 0187L) or Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (Electrical Engineering 0220), Introduction to Modern Physics with laboratory (Physics 0188 and 0188L), and six additional semester hours of physics courses at or above the 0100 level, chosen with the approval of the Undergraduate Physics Advisor.

Minors in Electrical and Mechanical Science

These minors are designed for physics majors considering graduate work in electrical or mechanical engineering, or exploring career opportunities in branches of engineering close to physics. The student must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better in these minors. Students who are interested in engineering/applied physics but do not have time for a full minor should nevertheless review these minors and consult with the physics advisor about the possibility of taking courses in engineering. Since physics and engineering core curricula overlap significantly, often a physics major can learn an interesting engineering specialty by taking a relatively modest number of courses.

Requirements for the Electrical Science minor are: EE 0161, EE 0165, EE 0210, plus a minimum of nine semester hours of 0200 and 0300 level electives, chosen in consultation with an advisor in the Electrical Engineering Department. (The labs for Engineering 0163 and EE 0165 largely duplicate labs for Physics 0187 and Physics 0221 and are not required.) The following example elective sequence emphasizes solid state devices and might be of particular interest to a physics major: EE 0254/0255 and EE 0256/0257.

Requirements for the Mechanical Science minor are: Engineering 0134 or 0131, Engineering 0133, Engineering 0234, ME 0231, plus a minimum of nine semester hours of electives. The elective courses can follow one of three tracks. The thermodynamics and combustion track comprises ME 0154, 0371, 0381, and 0372. The electro-mechanical systems and control track comprises EE 0063 and 0066, ME 0221, and ME 0322 or Engineering 0382. The computer aided manufacturing track comprises Engineering 0310, ME 0375, and MET 0152.

Five-year Master's Program

This program allows a talented student to obtain both a bachelor's and a master's degree in five years. A physics major may apply for the program during the junior or senior year. Please consult the advisor for details.

Distinction in Major

A student who wishes to graduate with distinction in major must complete all courses required for the physics major with a GPA of 3.5 or better and carry out an independent study or undergraduate thesis project. Consult the undergraduate physics advisor for more details.

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Faculty

Administration

Chris D. Platsoucas, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Acting Dean
Bruce P. Conrad, Ph.D., University of California, Associate Dean
Eric Grinberg, Ph.D., Harvard University, Associate Dean
Basher Hanna, Ph.D., Temple University, Associate Dean

Biology

PROFESSOR

Frank N. Chang, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
Edward Gruberg, Ph.D., University of Illinois.
S. Robert Hilfer, Ph.D., Yale University.
Nina Hillman, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Ralph Hillman, Ph.D., Yale University.
Richard L. Miller, Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Michael I. Mote, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Stuart E. Neff, Ph.D., Cornell University.
Harry P. Rappaport, Ph.D., Yale University.
Shepherd K. Roberts, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Joel B. Sheffield, Chair, Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Laurie Tompkins, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Richard C. Weisenberg, Ph.D., University of Chicago.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Karen Palter, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Richard Waring, Ph.D., Essex University.
Michael Wolfersberger, Ph.D., Temple University
Lawrence N. Yager, Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Thomas E. Hanson, Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Paul Myers, Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Jose A. Ramirez-Latorre, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.
Robert W. Sanders, Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Chemistry

PROFESSOR

David R. Dalton, Ph.D., University of California.
Franklin A. Davis, Ph.D., Syracuse University.
Antonio M. Ponte Goncalves, Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Grant R. Krow, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Mortimer M. Labes, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Robert E. Salomon, Chair, Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Joseph Schmuckler, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
John R. Williams, Ph.D., University of Western Australia.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Susan A. Binkley-Varnum, Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis.
James L. Bloomer, Ph.D., University of London.
Jerome Schiffer, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Francis C. Spano, Ph.D., Princeton University.
Daniel R. Strongin, Ph.D., Washington University.
Donald D. Titus, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.
Stephen S. Washburne, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Stephanie L. Wunder, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Trevor Douglas, Ph.D., University of California-San Diego.
Robert J. Stanley, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Computer and Information Sciences

PROFESSOR

Robert M. Aiken, Ph.D., Northwestern University.
Frank L. Friedman, Chair, Ph.D., Purdue University.
Leonard J. Garrett, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Elliot B. Koffman, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.
James F. Korsh, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Eugene Kwatny, Ph.D., Drexel University.
David Lefkovitz, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
John T. Nosek, Ph.D., Temple University.
Arthur T. Poe, Ph.D., University of Illinois.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Giora Baram, Ph.D., University of Toledo.
Giorgio Ingargiola, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Charles A. Kapps, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Paul LaFollette, M.D., Temple University.
Yuan Shi, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Robert L. Stafford, Ph.D., Yale University.
E. Judith Weiner, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Phillip Conrad, Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Nereu Kock, Ph.D., University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Munir Mandviwalla, Ph.D., The Claremont Graduate School.
Ravi Patnayakuni, D.B.A., Southern Illinois University.
Karma Sherif, Ph.D., Texas A. & M. University.

Geology

PROFESSOR

Edwin J. Anderson, Ph.D., Brown University.
Peter W. Goodwin, Ph.D., State University of Iowa.
David E. Grandstaff, Ph.D., Princeton University.
George H. Myer, Chair, Ph.D., Yale University.
Gene C. Ulmer, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Jonathan Nyquist, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
Laura Toran, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Mathematics

PROFESSOR

Shiferaw Berhanu, Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Orin Chein, Ph.D., New York University.
Boris Datskovsky, Ph.D., Harvard University.
Leon Ehrenpreis, Ph.D., Columbia University.
Martin M. Eisen, Ph.D., University of Toronto.
Janos Galambos, Ph.D., Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary.
Robert Gordon, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.
Eric Grinberg, Ph.D., Harvard University.
Cristian Gutierrez, Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Omar Hijab, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.
David R. Hill, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.
Marvin I. Knopp, Ph.D., University of Illinois.
Seymour Lipschutz, Ph.D., New York University.
Martin Lorenz, Ph.D., University of Essen.
Jatinder S. Mehta, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
Gerardo Mendoza, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Eli A. Passow, Ph.D., Yeshiva University.
John Paulos, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
K. Raghunandanan, Ph.D., Colorado State University.
Louis Raymon, Ph.D., Yeshiva University.
Ranganathan Srinivasan, Ph.D., Wayne State University.
Daniel B. Szyld, Ph.D., New York University.
Georgia Triantafillou, Ph.D., University of Bonn, Germany.
Simeon Vishik, Ph.D., Moscow State University.
Wei-Shih Yang, Ph.D., Cornell University.
Doron Zeilberger, Ph.D., The Weizman Institute of Science.
David E. Zitarelli, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Francis T. Christoph, Jr., Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University
Bruce P. Conrad, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.
Raymond F. Coughlin, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.
Sarah R. Evangelista, M.A., Temple University.
Diane Laison, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Jian-Guo Liu, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles .
Nicholas Macri, Ph.D., Temple University.
William D. Nathan, Ph.D., Syracuse University.
Daniel Reich, Ph.D., Princeton University.
John J. Schiller, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Chair
H. Frank Thornton, M.A., Princeton University.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Richard C. Glaeser, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Sinai Robins, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Physics

PROFESSOR

Leonard B. Auerbach, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.
Theodore W. Burkhardt, Ph.D., Stanford University.
Leroy W. Dubeck, Ph.D., Rutgers University.
Dieter Forster, Ph.D., Harvard University.
Robert L. Intemann, Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology.
A. Marjatta Lyyra, Ph.D., University of Stockholm.
C. Jeffrey Martoff, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.
Zein-Eddine Meziani, Ph.D., University of Paris XI.
Ted W. Mihalisin, Ph.D., University of Rochester.
Donald E. Neville, Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Raza A. Tahir-Kheli, Ph.D., Oxford University.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Zbigniew Dziembowski, Ph.D., Warsaw University.
Edward T. Gawlinski, Ph.D., Boston University, Chair.
Zameer Hasan, Ph.D., Australian National University, Canberra.
James S. Karra, Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Chyan-Long Lin, Ph.D., Temple University.
Tan Yuen, Ph.D., Temple University.

Emeritus Faculty of the College of Science and Technology

PROFESSOR

Dorothy Berner
William Brinigar
Barbara Brownstein
Ivan N. Erdelyi
Belmont G. Farley
James L. Framo
Jerrold Franklin
Seymour Haber
Peter Hagis, Jr.
William Harvey
Peter Havas
Shoon K. Kim
V.S. Krishnan
Sigurd Y. Larsen
Mael A. Melvin
Bernard Meth
Theodore Mitchell
Leonard Muldawer
Donald Newman
Mann-Chiang Niu
Elmer L. Offenbacher
Hala Pflugfelder
Thomas R. Punnett
Albert E. Schild
William Schmitt
Robert Searls
Richard M. Stavseth
Leon Steinberg
Stephen T. Takats
Robert B. Weinberg
Marie A. Wurster

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
John Adams
Mary Harbold
John A. Poole

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ernest Casale

INSTRUCTOR

Howard L. Poss
Evelyn A. Strawbridge

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