Revelle College

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For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog, 2013–14, please contact the department for more information.

Revelle 20. Revelle Honors Seminar (0)

Weekly seminars with a faculty member (chosen each year by the provost to match the interests of participating students). This seminar will acquaint students with the scholarship and research being conducted by faculty and instill in students a sense of participation in the scholarly life at UC San Diego. (P/NP grades only.) Prerequisites: by invitation only. (F,W,S)

Revelle 90. Undergraduate Seminar (1)

A seminar intended for exposing undergraduate students, especially freshmen and sophomores, to exciting research programs conducted by the faculty. (P/NP grades only.) Prerequisites: none. (F,W,S)

Revelle 91. Art, Book, and Life (1)

This interdisciplinary seminar will look at some selective relationships between visual arts and literature, generally building chronologically and culminating with slide-illustrated visits to the world’s great museums. Short student presentations. Prerequisites: Humanities or consent of instructor.

Revelle 100. Senior Honors Seminar: Science and Civilization (4)

Beginning with the distinction between science and technology, the course will trace their evolution from earliest times, culminating in an examination of their impact on modern society and of the social concerns about their future course. (P/NP grades only.) Prerequisites: senior standing, 3.5 overall GPA, science major, consent of instructor, Revelle students only.

Revelle 110. Senior Honors Seminar: Thinking About Science (4)

A seminar for honors students concerning the nature of science and its place in our society. The course will consist of readings and discussions concerning a range of historical, philosophical, and sociological perspectives on science. Prerequisites: Revelle College senior honors students.