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Troy Course Additions 2006-2007
APPROVAL DATE SUBJECT
CODE
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
11/8/2006 DSES 4210 Design and Analysis of Supply Chains
11/8/2006 DSES 4290 Discrete Event Simulation Modeling and Analysis
11/8/2006 STSH 4430

Drugs in History (Communication Intensive)

11/8/2006 STSS 2210 Design, Culture and Society
11/8/2006 STSS 4430 Drugs in History (Communication Intensive)
12/6/2006 ITEC 1150 Introduction to UML (Unified Modeling Language)
12/6/2006 MATH 4090 Foundations of Analysis
2/7/2007 ARTS 4030 Multimedia Performance Systems
2/7/2007 ARTS 4080 Art, Community and Technology
2/7/2007 ARTS 4990 BS EARTS Thesis
2/7/2007 ARTS 6030 Multimedia Performance Systems
2/7/2007 BMED 2800 Sensing and Imaging
2/7/2007 BMED 4800 Subsurface Imaging
2/7/2007 COGS 6420 Perception and Action
2/7/2007 ECSE 2800 Sensing and Imaging
2/7/2007 ECSE 4090 Mechatronics
2/7/2007 ECSE 4800 Subsurface Imaging
2/7/2007 MGMT 4040 Mathematics and Statistical Foundation for Finance
2/7/2007 MGMT 4260 Financial Statement Analysis
2/7/2007 MGMT 4360 International Financial Management
2/7/2007 MGMT 6370 Options, Futures and Derivatives Markets
2/7/2007 MGMT 6430 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
2/7/2007 MTLE 6120 Advanced Electronic Properties
2/7/2007 MTLE 6250 Advanced Mechanical Properties
2/7/2007 MTLE 6460 Adv. Structure and Bonding in Materials
2/7/2007 PHIL 1120 Minds and Machines
2/7/2007 PSYC 4310 Adv Experimental Methods and Statistics
2/21/2007 COMM 4210 Designing Interactive Characters for Digital Games
2/21/2007 COMM 6260 Rhetoric, Culture and Communication Technology
2/21/2007 COMM 6270 Digital Rhetoric
2/21/2007 COMM 6410 Ethnography and Cultural Analysis
2/21/2007 COMM 6790 Media Studies
2/21/2007 ECON 4260 Environmental and Resource Economics
2/21/2007 ECON 6120 Advanced Quantitative Analysis
2/21/2007 ECON 6190 International Economics and Globalization
2/21/2007 ECON 6260 Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
2/21/2007 ECON 6260 Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
3/21/2007 BIOL 4400 Bioterrorism, Biowarfare and Biodefense: A clear and present danger
4/4/2007 ECSE
6220
Physical Foundations of Solid-State Devices
       
Communications Intensive Courses
APPROVAL DATE SUBJECT
CODE
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
10/27/2006 ARTS 4963 New Media Theory
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 IHSS 1210 Information in History and Society
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 IHSS 1964 Minds and Machines
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 IHSS 1970 Design, History and Society
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 ITEC 1210 Information in History and Society
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 LITR 2450 Utopian Literature
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 PHIL 1960 Topics in Minds & Machines
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 PHIL 2130 Philosophy of Science
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 WRIT 1110 Writing for Classroom and Career
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 WRIT 2110 Rhetoric and Writing
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 WRIT 2310 Creative Writing
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 WRIT 4120 Technical and Professional Communication
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
10/27/2006 WRIT 4550 Proposing and Persuading
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
11/11/2006 STSS 4430 Drugs in History
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
11/11/2006 STSH 4430 Drugs in History
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
2/5/2007 WRIT 4961 Science Writing (200701 only)
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
2/5/2007 WRIT 4962 Writing for Promotion and Marketing
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
4/4/2007 CHEM 4020 Experimental Chemistry III
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
4/4/2007 CHEM 4120 Experimental Chemistry IV
"This course qualifies as communication-intensive."
 
 

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Troy Course Changes 2006-2007
APPROVAL DATE OLD COURSE NUMBER NEW COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE TITLE NATURE OF CHANGE
11/8/2006 IHSS1500
IHSS1610
Product Design & Innovation Studio I
Course number
11/8/2006 IHSS2500
IHSS2610
Product Design & Innovation Studio II
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH2500
STSH2310
Bioethics
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4170
STSH4220
Ethical Issues in Computing
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4230
STSH4210
Engineering Ethics
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4300
STSH4340
Environmental Philosophy
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4570
STSH4530
Indian Politics and Culture
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4740
STSH4320
Philosophy of Law
Course number
11/8/2006 STSH4840
STSH4610
Product Design & Innovation Studio V
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS1210
STSS1520
Sociology
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS2100
STSS2400
Medicine and Society
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS2400
STSS2350
Laws, Values & Public Policy: Perspectives on Science and Technology
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS2550
STSS2250
Information, Society and Culture
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS2560
STSS2460
Human Evolution
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS2630
STSH2510
*Foundations of American History Course number and Subject Code
11/8/2006 STSS2640
STSH2520
*History of the United States Since 1877
Course number and Subject Code
11/8/2006 STSS2740
STSH2530
*World War II
Course number and Subject Code
11/8/2006 STSS4140
STSS4540
Inequality in America
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS4200
STSH4520
*China: Past and Present
Course number and Subject Code
11/8/2006 STSS4270
STSS4590
The Social Relations of Science
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS4320
STSS4370
Environmental Politics and Policy
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS4400
STSS4330
New: 21st Century Risks: Robotics, Nanotechnology, Cloning, and Other Technologies Old: Risky Technologies
Title, description, terms offered and course number
11/8/2006 STSS4500
STSS4380
Environment and Development
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS4530
STSS4460
Body: Self, Symbol, and Politics
Course number
11/8/2006 STSS4650
STSH4510
*History of American Technology
Course number and Subject Code
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4950
Senior Research
Course number 4590 to 4950
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4010
Abstract Algebra
Description
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4040
Introduction to Topology
Description
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4200
Mathematical Analysis I
Description and terms offered
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4210
Mathematical Analysis II
Description and terms offered
12/6/2006 N/A MATH4950
Senior Research
Course number change
1/24/2007 PHYS6110
PHYS6210

New: Mathematical Methods in Physics

Old: Methods in Theoretical Physics

Title, description, credit hours, course number
1/24/2007 N/A PHYS6410
Electrodynamics
Description and credit hours
1/24/2007 N/A PHYS4510
Quantum Mechanics I
Description and credit hours
1/24/2007 N/A PHYS6510
Quantum Mechanics I
Description and credit hours
1/24/2007 N/A PHYS6520
Quantum Mechanics II
Description and credit hours
1/24/2007 N/A PHYS6590
Statistical Mechanics
Description and credit hours
2/7/2007 N/A MTLE6060
New: Advanced Kinetics of Materials Reactions Old: Kinetics of Materials Reactions I
Title
2/7/2007 N/A MTLE6030
Advanced Thermodynamics
Credit hours
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4030
Elements of Mech Design
Description
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4920
Aerospace Structures and Control Lab
Description
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4230
Fixed Wing
Description
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4060
Aerospace Structural
Description
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4850
Transatmospheric Vehicle
Description
2/7/2007 N/A MANE4900
Aeroelasticity and Structural
Description
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4090
Mechatronics
x-list with MANE 4490
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4900
ECSE Design
Description and corequisite change
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4510
Discrete Time System
Description
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4760
Computer Application Lab
Description and Title
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4220
VLSI Design
Description
2/7/2007 N/A ECSE4790
Microprocessor Systems
Description and Title
2/7/2007 N/A ARCH4040
Cities/Land
Terms offered
2/7/2007 N/A ARCH4690
Cast Studies
Terms offered
2/7/2007 N/A ARTS6110
Electronic Arts Overview
Description, Terms offered and credit hours
2/7/2007 N/A ARTS2060
Fundamentals of Animation
Description and terms offered
2/7/2007 N/A ARTS4060
Animation I
Description
2/7/2007 N/A PHIL2830

New: Comparative Religion

Old: Intro to Philosophy of Religion

Title and Description
2/7/2007 N/A ARCH4040
Cities/Land
Term change
2/7/2007 N/A ARCH4090
Cast Studies
Term change
2/21/2007 N/A ECON4190
New: International Economics and Globalization Old: International Economics
Prerequisite and title
2/21/2007 N/A COMM4400

New: Cross-Cultural Graphics

Old: Cross-Cultural Design Research

Title and Description
2/21/2007 N/A COMM6400

New: Cross-Cultural Graphics

Old: Cross-Cultural Design Research

Title and Description
2/21/2007 N/A LITR4160
The Human Mind in Fiction
Description and level
2/21/2007 N/A BIOL4990
Senior Research Thesis
Credit hours
2/21/2007 N/A MGMT6070
Business Implications of Emerging Technologies II
Prerequisite added
2/21/2007 N/A MGMT7040
Strategy, Technology and Competition II
Prerequisite added
2/21/2007 N/A MGMT7050

New: Design Manufacturing and Marketing I

Old: Developing Innovative New Products and Services I

Title
2/21/2007 N/A MGMT7060

New: Design Manufacturing and Marketing II

Old: Developing Innovative New Products and Services II

Title
3/21/2007 N/A MANE4260
Design of Mechanical Systems
Description, terms offered and prerequisite of Senior standing
3/21/2007 N/A MANE4860
Introduction to Helicopter Design
Description and prerequisite of Senior standing
3/21/2007 N/A MANE4230

New: Air Vehicle Design

Old: Fixed Wing Aircraft Design

Title, Description and prerequisite of Senior standing
3/21/2007 N/A ISCI4510
Origins of Life Seminar
Grade Mode Change
3/21/2007 N/A BIOL1010
Introduction to Biology
Description
3/21/2007 N/A BIOL4400
Bioterrorism
Credit hours
4/4/2007 N/A CHEM4020
Experimental Chemistry III (Communication Intensive)
Description
4/4/2007 N/A CHEM4120
Experimental Chemistry IV (Communication Intensive)
Description
4/4/2007 N/A ENVE4330
New: Introduction to Air Quality Old: Introduction to Air Quality Control
Course Title
4/4/2007 N/A ECSE4670
Computer Communications Networks
Description
  N/A ECSE6660
Broadband & Optical Networking
Description
         
*Students entering Rensselaer before Fall 2007 may take this course for social science credit for the purpose of satisfying the H&SS core distribution requirement.

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Troy Course Deletions 2006-2007
APPROVAL DATE SUBJECT
CODE
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
10/26/2006 CIVL 4580 Infrastructure Engineering
10/26/2006 CIVL 6280 Infrastructure Asset Management
11/8/2006 BIOL 4280 Human Physiology II
11/8/2006 STSH 2670

History of 19th Century Europe

11/8/2006 STSH 2720 Masculine/Feminine
11/8/2006 STSH 4580 Modern Latin America
11/8/2006 STSH 4710 Psychology, Culture and Design
11/8/2006 STSH 4750 Troy, a 19th Century Industrial City
11/8/2006 STSH 4760 American Material Culture (American Architecture and Artifacts, 1700-1850)
11/8/2006 STSH 4780 Medieval Architecture and Art
11/8/2006 STSH 4800 Science, Technology, and Society Seminar: Selected Topics
11/8/2006 STSH 4920 Topics in Science, Technology, and Society
11/8/2006 STSS 2500 Historical and Cultural Perspectives
11/8/2006 STSS 2680 History of Contemporary Europe
11/8/2006 STSS 4110 Social Effects of Science and Technology
11/8/2006 STSS 4250 Human Dimensions of Biomedical Technologies
11/8/2006 STSS 4260 Sociology of Medicine
11/8/2006 STSS 4310 Politics of Science and Technology
11/8/2006 STSS 4330 World Politics
11/8/2006 STSS 4540 Environment, Law and Culture
11/8/2006 STSS 4550 The Middle East through Native and Western Eyes
11/8/2006 STSS 4580 Modern Latin America
11/8/2006 STSS 4610 20th Century Germany
11/8/2006 STSS 4620 History of Medicine
11/8/2006 STSS 4660 History of American Science
11/8/2006 STSS 4670 History of Information Technology
11/8/2006 STSS 4900 Science, Technology, and Society Seminar: Selected Topics
12/6/2006 MATH 2700 Fundamentals of Mathematics
12/6/2006 ERTH 4070 Sedimentology
12/6/2006 ERTH 6730 Groundwater Contaminant Transport
12/6/2006 ERTH 6720 Advanced Groundwater Hydraulics
1/24/2007 BIOL 4310 Industrial Microbiology
1/24/2007 BIOL 4360 Introductory Virology
1/24/2007 BIOL 4410 Plagues, Politics and People
1/24/2007 BIOL 4430 Aids: Paradise Lost
1/24/2007 BIOL 4870 Environmental Toxicology
1/24/2007 BIOL 6720 Molecular Biology of Plants
1/24/2007 CHEM 6030 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II
1/24/2007 CHEM 6470 Photochemistry
1/24/2007 CHEM 6790 Protein Chemistry: Design and Modification
1/24/2007 PHYS 6310 Advanced Mechanics
2/7/2007 ARTS 2330 Ghanaian Drumming Ensemble
2/7/2007 ARTS 4910 Honors Capstone Design
2/7/2007 CIVL 4020 Computer Aid Design in CE
2/7/2007 COMM 4910 Honors Capstone Design
2/7/2007 ECSE 4290 Electronic Packaging
2/7/2007 MANE 4290 Electronics Packaging
2/7/2007 MTLE 4290 Electronics Packaging
2/7/2007 MTLE 4630 Composites Lab
2/7/2007 MTLE 6100 Adv Electron Microscopy
2/7/2007 MTLE 6350 Composite Materials
2/7/2007 MTLE 6830 Deformation of Materials and Rheology
2/21/2007 BCBP 4790 Protein Chemistry
2/21/2007 BCBP 6790 Protein Chemistry
2/21/2007 CHEM 4790 Protein Chemistry
2/21/2007 LITR 4450 Non-Western Fiction and Film
2/21/2007 LITR 6330 Critical Theory
3/21/2007 BIOL 1020 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
3/21/2007 DSES 2010 Statistics for Management
3/21/2007 MGMT 6310 Financial Management and Valuation of Firms
3/21/2007 MGMT 6710 Designing and Staffing High Performance Organizations I
       
 
Troy Other Course Changes 2006-2007

APPROVAL DATE & DESCRIPTION OF CHANGES

9/13/2006 Changes to the Environmental Engineering template
9/13/2006 Changes to the EMAC Curriculum
9/2/2006 Approved changes to the definition of culminating experience
11/8/2006 Change in Methods/Statistics Requirement
11/8/2006 Change in STS Concentration option
11/8/2006 Change in STS Template
11/8/2006 Change in Advanced Options
11/8/2006 Change in requirements for the STS minor.
11/8/2006 Change in requirements for various Disciplinary minors, Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology
11/8/2006 Change in requirements for Interdepartmental Minors, Ecological Values and Public Policy
11/8/2006 Changes to the minor in Gender, Science and Technology
11/8/2006 Proposal to change course numbers for STSH and STSS courses
11/8/2006 Changes in course titles or STSS/STSH designation
11/8/2006 Course additions and revisions
11/8/2006 Course deletions
11/8/2006 Edits to Interschool Minor in Energy
11/8/2006 Minor in Acoustics approved
11/8/2006 A 2 year grandfather clause was approved for the change in the STSS to STSH courses. Changes will be effective for the entering class of Fall 2007. Prior to Fall 2007 students will be allowed to count the STSH courses as STSS for the purposes of the Core requirement.
11/8/2006 72 hour PhD - Motion to approve the recommendation and send it back to the Faculty Senate for a vote by Faculty.
12/6/2006 Changes to the BS in ITEC Template
12/6/2006 Revisions to the Math template for the BS program
12/6/2006 Changes in the template for the BS in Geology program.
12/6/2006 A revised template for the BS in Hydrogeology.
12/6/2006 Changes to the Environmental Science template
2/7/2007 Changes to the B. Arch Template
2/7/2007 Changes to the EPOW Template
2/7/2007 Changes to the Philosophy Minors, Change the currently existing Minor in Philosophy of Science and Logic and replace it with two new minors, Minor in Logic, Computation, and Mind and Minor in Philosophy of Science and Mathematics. The currently existing Minor in Philosophy of 2/7/2007 Human Values and Society changed to Philosophy of Human Values and Cultures
2/21/2007 Delete the Web D&A concentration for BS Communication students
2/21/2007 Delete the COMM/IHSS 1969 Communication and Information Technology from BS Communication Template
2/21/2007 School of Architecture, PhD degree Change of Title, from PhD in Architectural Sciences with a concentration in Lighting to PhD in Lighting *contingent on approval by NYS
2/21/2007 Approved new minor Air and Space Studies
2/21/2007 Approved a new concentration for the BS in Communication called Graphic Design: Theory, Research, Practice.
3/21/2007 Approved revision to the minor in Game Studies
3/21/2007 Approved a minor revision to the B. Arch program
4/18/2007 Approved deleting MS in Building Conservation and MS in Informatics and Architecture
4/18/2007 Approved deleting the interdisciplinary BS dual major program in Product Design and Innovation
4/18/2007 Approved a motion to change the catalog text on minors to be consistent with the minor form
4/18/2007 Approved a change to the minor in Chemistry

 
 
Hartford Course Additions 2006-2007
  SUBJECT
CODE
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
Hartford Course Deletions 2006-2007
 
Hartford Other Course Changes 2006-2007
Approved MS Program Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship (ICE)
 
 
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