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ASTR 110.00 Introduction to Astronomy 6 credits

Closed: Size: 48, Registered: 48, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm1:10pm2:10pm
Synonym: 61852

Cindy A Blaha

An introduction to current astronomy with an emphasis on how we know what we know. Topics include the solar system; the life cycles of stars; pulsars, quasars, and black holes; and the history and future fate of the universe. No mathematics background beyond high school algebra and trigonometry is assumed.

BIOL 125.52 Genes, Evolution, and Development and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 20, Registered: 20, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 103

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm1:00pm5:00pm11:10am12:20pm12:00pm1:00pm
Synonym: 62114

Stephan G Zweifel, Mark McKone

Emphasizes the role of genetic information in biological systems. Under this theme, we cover subjects from the molecular to the population levels of organization. Topics include the nature of inheritance and life cycles, structure/function of DNA, gene expression and regulation, the changing genetic makeup of species as they evolve, and the development of individual organisms from zygotes.

Sophomore Priority with two spots held for upperclass students

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 125.WL2 (Synonym 62119)

BIOL 125.53 Genes, Evolution, and Development and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 20, Registered: 20, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 103

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm11:10am12:20pm12:00pm1:00pm
2:00pm6:00pm
Synonym: 62115

Stephan G Zweifel, Mark McKone, Annie L Bosacker

Emphasizes the role of genetic information in biological systems. Under this theme, we cover subjects from the molecular to the population levels of organization. Topics include the nature of inheritance and life cycles, structure/function of DNA, gene expression and regulation, the changing genetic makeup of species as they evolve, and the development of individual organisms from zygotes.

Sophomore Priority with two spots held for upperclass students

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 125.WL3 (Synonym 62120)

BIOL 125.57 Genes, Evolution, and Development and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 20, Registered: 22, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 103

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm8:00am12:00pm11:10am12:20pm12:00pm1:00pm
Synonym: 62117

Stephan G Zweifel, Mark McKone, Sarah Deel

Emphasizes the role of genetic information in biological systems. Under this theme, we cover subjects from the molecular to the population levels of organization. Topics include the nature of inheritance and life cycles, structure/function of DNA, gene expression and regulation, the changing genetic makeup of species as they evolve, and the development of individual organisms from zygotes.

Sophomore Priority with two spots held for upperclass students

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 125.WL7 (Synonym 62122)

BIOL 125.59 Genes, Evolution, and Development and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 16, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 103

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm11:10am12:20pm8:00am12:00pm12:00pm1:00pm
Synonym: 62118

Stephan G Zweifel, Mark McKone, Sarah Deel

Emphasizes the role of genetic information in biological systems. Under this theme, we cover subjects from the molecular to the population levels of organization. Topics include the nature of inheritance and life cycles, structure/function of DNA, gene expression and regulation, the changing genetic makeup of species as they evolve, and the development of individual organisms from zygotes.

Sophomore Priority with two spots held for upperclass students

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 125.WL9 (Synonym 62123)

BIOL 126.52 Energy Flow in Biological Systems and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 18, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 115

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 62087

Mike T Nishizaki, Matt S Rand, David Hougen-Eitzman

Follow the pathways through which energy and matter are acquired, stored, and utilized within cells, organisms, and ecosystems. The focus moves among the different levels of organization from protein function to nutrient movement through ecosystems.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or 128

Sophomore Priority.

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 126.WL2 (Synonym 62090)

BIOL 126.53 Energy Flow in Biological Systems and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 11, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 115

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
2:00pm6:00pm
Synonym: 62088

Matt S Rand, Mike T Nishizaki

Follow the pathways through which energy and matter are acquired, stored, and utilized within cells, organisms, and ecosystems. The focus moves among the different levels of organization from protein function to nutrient movement through ecosystems.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or 128

Sophomore Priority.

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 126.WL3 (Synonym 62091)

BIOL 126.54 Energy Flow in Biological Systems and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Hulings 115

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 62089

Matt S Rand, Mike T Nishizaki, David Hougen-Eitzman

Follow the pathways through which energy and matter are acquired, stored, and utilized within cells, organisms, and ecosystems. The focus moves among the different levels of organization from protein function to nutrient movement through ecosystems.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or 128

Sophomore Priority.

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 126.WL4 (Synonym 62092)

BIOL 234.00 Microbiology 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 14, Waitlist: 0

Hulings 316

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 62147

Bruce W Jarvis

A study of the metabolism, genetics, structure, and function of microorganisms. While presented in the framework of the concepts of cellular and molecular biology, the emphasis will be on the uniqueness and diversity of the microbial world. The course integrates lecture and laboratory, and will fulfill requirements of a microbiology course with lab for veterinary or pharmacy schools.

Prerequisite: Biology 125 and 126; Concurrent registration in Biology 235

Requires concurrent registration in BIOL 235

BIOL 338.00 Genomics and Bioinformatics 6 credits

Closed: Size: 20, Registered: 21, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 323

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 62150

Rika E Anderson

The advent of next-generation sequencing technology has revolutionized biology, enabling transformative breakthroughs in fields ranging from agriculture to conservation to medicine. In this course, students will gain experience with the computational and bioinformatics tools needed to analyze “big data,” including sequence searching and alignment, assembly, gene calling and annotation. Students will learn to ask and answer their own scientific questions using sequence data, and to critically assess the conclusions other genomics and bioinformatics studies. No prior computer programming experience is required. Associated laboratory will focus on wet lab methods for DNA/RNA extraction and preparation as well as computational analysis.

Prerequisite: Biology 125 and 126 and one of these upper level courses: Biology 240, Biology 321 or Biology 350; concurrent registration in Biology 339

Biology 339 required

CHEM 123.52 Principles of Chemistry I and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 24, Registered: 22, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141 / Anderson Hall 221

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61681

Chris T Calderone

An introduction to chemistry for students who have strong high school preparation in chemistry or who have taken Chemistry 122. Topics include the electronic structure of atoms, periodicity, molecular geometry, thermodynamics, bonding, equilibrium, reaction kinetics, and acids and bases. Each offering will also focus on a special topic(s) selected by the instructor. Students cannot receive credit for both Chemistry 123 and 128.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 122 or placement via Chemistry Placement Exam (see Chemistry Department webpage)

CHEM 123.54 Principles of Chemistry I With Problem Solving and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 22, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 223 / Anderson Hall 221 / Hulings 316

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:30am10:35am9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:40am10:40am
9:30am10:35am
Synonym: 61698

Daniela L Kohen

An introduction to chemistry for students who have strong high school preparation in chemistry or who have taken Chemistry 122. Topics include the electronic structure of atoms, periodicity, molecular geometry, thermodynamics, bonding, equilibrium, reaction kinetics, and acids and bases. Each offering will also focus on a special topic(s) selected by the instructor. Students cannot receive credit for both Chemistry 123 and 128. This section of Chemistry with problem solving is periodically offered for students who wish to further develop their general analytical and critical thinking skills. This smaller section will have additional class meetings for problem solving and review. Chemistry 123 with problem solving is appropriate for students who would like to have more scheduled time to work with a faculty member on developing their scientific reasoning skills and understanding of the foundations of chemistry.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 122 or placement via Chemistry Placement Exam (see Chemistry Department webpage)

CHEM 123.57 Principles of Chemistry I and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 24, Registered: 23, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141 / Anderson Hall 221

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am8:00am12:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61680

Chris T Calderone

An introduction to chemistry for students who have strong high school preparation in chemistry or who have taken Chemistry 122. Topics include the electronic structure of atoms, periodicity, molecular geometry, thermodynamics, bonding, equilibrium, reaction kinetics, and acids and bases. Each offering will also focus on a special topic(s) selected by the instructor. Students cannot receive credit for both Chemistry 123 and 128.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 122 or placement via Chemistry Placement Exam (see Chemistry Department webpage)

CHEM 224.54 Principles of Chemistry II and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141 / Anderson Hall 229

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm11:10am12:20pm1:00pm5:00pm12:00pm1:00pm

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Synonym: 61699

Andjela Radmilovic

A more advanced study of several core introductory chemistry principles. This course is suitable for students with advanced placement in chemistry or students who have completed Chemistry 123 or 128. Topics include coordination chemistry, advanced bonding models, spectroscopy, advanced acid/base and redox equilibria, and electrochemistry. The topics will be taught from varying perspectives using examples from biochemistry, the environment, energy, or materials chemistry. The lab will focus on developing computational, quantitative, and synthetic skills and will prepare students for more advanced laboratory work in chemistry.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or Chemistry 128

CHEM 224.59 Principles of Chemistry II and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141 / Anderson Hall 229

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm11:10am12:20pm8:00am12:00pm12:00pm1:00pm

Other Tags:

Synonym: 61700

Andjela Radmilovic

A more advanced study of several core introductory chemistry principles. This course is suitable for students with advanced placement in chemistry or students who have completed Chemistry 123 or 128. Topics include coordination chemistry, advanced bonding models, spectroscopy, advanced acid/base and redox equilibria, and electrochemistry. The topics will be taught from varying perspectives using examples from biochemistry, the environment, energy, or materials chemistry. The lab will focus on developing computational, quantitative, and synthetic skills and will prepare students for more advanced laboratory work in chemistry.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or Chemistry 128

CHEM 233.54 Organic Chemistry I and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 22, Registered: 20, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Anderson Hall 321

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm1:00pm5:00pm1:10pm2:10pm

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Synonym: 61682

David G Alberg

Theoretical aspects of carbon chemistry are examined with reference to structure-reactivity relationships, functional groups, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy. Laboratory work concentrates on modern techniques of organic chemistry, inquiry-based projects, and spectroscopic analysis. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or 128

CHEM 233.59 Organic Chemistry I and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 22, Registered: 17, Waitlist: 0

Olin 149 / Anderson Hall 321

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm8:00am12:00pm1:10pm2:10pm

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Synonym: 61683

David G Alberg

Theoretical aspects of carbon chemistry are examined with reference to structure-reactivity relationships, functional groups, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy. Laboratory work concentrates on modern techniques of organic chemistry, inquiry-based projects, and spectroscopic analysis. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 123 or 128

CHEM 234.52 Organic Chemistry II and Lab 6 credits

Closed: Size: 22, Registered: 22, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 329 / Anderson Hall 321

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am

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Synonym: 61684

Joe Chihade

The chemistry of functional groups is continued from Chemistry 233, and is extended to the multifunctional compounds found in nature, in particular carbohydrates and proteins. The laboratory focuses upon inquiry-based projects and spectroscopic analysis. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 233

CHEM 234.57 Organic Chemistry II and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 22, Registered: 18, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 329 / Anderson Hall 321

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am8:00am12:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am

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Synonym: 61685

Joe Chihade

The chemistry of functional groups is continued from Chemistry 233, and is extended to the multifunctional compounds found in nature, in particular carbohydrates and proteins. The laboratory focuses upon inquiry-based projects and spectroscopic analysis. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 233

GEOL 130.54 Geology of National Parks 6 credits

Closed: Size: 18, Registered: 18, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 129

MTWTHF
10:10am11:55am10:10am11:55am
1:30pm5:30pm

Requirements Met:

Synonym: 61744

Sarah J Titus

This course introduces fundamental principles of geology and geologic reasoning with natural examples from the National Park system. Topics may range from volcanic hazards of Yellowstone to the geologic history recorded in the walls of the Grand Canyon to the effects of climate change on the Everglades. A multiday field trip over mid-term break is required; no camping experience or equipment is required but students should be prepared to spend time outdoors. The field trip may include some strenuous hiking.

Prerequisite: Not open to students who have taken another 100-level Geology course

Held for first year students

Waitlist for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: GEOL 130.WL4 (Synonym 61745)

GEOL 250.52 Mineralogy and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 18, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 123

MTWTHF
8:30am9:40am1:00pm5:00pm8:30am9:40am8:30am9:30am

Requirements Met:

Synonym: 61746

Bereket Haileab

The study of the chemical and physical properties of minerals, their geologic occurrence and associations. Topics include crystallography, crystal chemistry, x-ray analysis, phase equilibria, classification, optical mineralogy, and environments of formation. Laboratories are included.

Prerequisite: One introductory (100-level) Geology course, or Chemistry 123 or 128.

GEOL 340.54 Hydrogeology: Groundwater 6 credits

Open: Size: 18, Registered: 12, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 123

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61406

ChloƩ Fandel

The principles of groundwater flow through the subsurface, and the functioning of aquifers. Topics include the properties of porous media, hydraulic head gradients, contaminant transport, and fractured and karstified aquifers. Labs will include working with physical sandbox models and soil columns, as well as an outdoor pumping well test (weather permitting). We will simulate groundwater flow using simple numerical modeling, beginning with an introduction to Python coding, and develop an increasingly complex groundwater model over the course of the term. No previous programming experience required.

Prerequisite: Geology 210 recommended

Extra Time.

GEOL 340.59 Hydrogeology: Groundwater 6 credits

Open: Size: 18, Registered: 16, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 123

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am8:00am12:00pm9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 62869

ChloƩ Fandel

The principles of groundwater flow through the subsurface, and the functioning of aquifers. Topics include the properties of porous media, hydraulic head gradients, contaminant transport, and fractured and karstified aquifers. Labs will include working with physical sandbox models and soil columns, as well as an outdoor pumping well test (weather permitting). We will simulate groundwater flow using simple numerical modeling, beginning with an introduction to Python coding, and develop an increasingly complex groundwater model over the course of the term. No previous programming experience required.

Prerequisite: Geology 210 recommended

Extra Time.

PHYS 143.52 Physical Systems: Mechanics and Relativity and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 223 / Anderson Hall 021

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm1:00pm5:00pm12:30pm1:40pm1:10pm2:10pm
Synonym: 61876

Helen K Minsky

This course begins with an introduction to classical mechanics using the Newtonian worldview. The kinematics and dynamics of some simple systems are investigated using Newton's laws, vector analysis, and the conservation laws of momentum and energy. The course moves beyond the Newtonian framework to address topics including special relativity and also selected applications to atomic, nuclear, and particle physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. Weekly laboratory work.

Prerequisite: Previous completion or concurrent registration in Mathematics 120 or 121. Not open to students who have completed Physics 131, 144, 145 or 151 at Carleton.

Held for First year students

Waitlist for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: PHYS 143.WL2 (Synonym 61877)

PHYS 144.54 Astrophysical Systems: Mechanics and Relativity and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 23, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036 / Anderson Hall 021

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm1:00pm5:00pm1:10pm2:10pm
Synonym: 61878

Barry N Costanzi, Ryan C Terrien

This course begins by considering basic principles of physics in the realm of planetary systems, black holes and dark matter in the universe. Conservation of energy and momentum will be used to explore large-scale phenomena in the cosmos. The course moves beyond the Newtonian framework to address topics including special relativity and also selected applications to atomic, nuclear, and particle physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. Weekly laboratory work.

Prerequisite: Previous completion or concurrent registration in Mathematics 120 or 121. Not open to students who have completed Physics 131, 143, 145 or 151 at Carleton.

Held for First year students. Appropriate for students with prior calculus-based physics course such as an AP or IB course.

Waitlist for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: PHYS 144.WL4 (Synonym 61880)

PHYS 144.57 Astrophysical Systems: Mechanics and Relativity and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036 / Anderson Hall 021

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm8:00am12:00pm12:30pm1:40pm1:10pm2:10pm
Synonym: 61879

Barry N Costanzi

This course begins by considering basic principles of physics in the realm of planetary systems, black holes and dark matter in the universe. Conservation of energy and momentum will be used to explore large-scale phenomena in the cosmos. The course moves beyond the Newtonian framework to address topics including special relativity and also selected applications to atomic, nuclear, and particle physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. Weekly laboratory work.

Prerequisite: Previous completion or concurrent registration in Mathematics 120 or 121. Not open to students who have completed Physics 131, 143, 145 or 151 at Carleton.

Held for First year students. Appropriate for students with prior calculus-based physics course such as an AP or IB course.

Waitlist for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: PHYS 144.WL7 (Synonym 61881)

PHYS 165.54 Introduction to Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036 / Anderson Hall 027

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61882

Melissa Eblen-Zayas, Jay D Tasson

A study of the principles of electricity, magnetism, and optics with an emphasis on real-world applications including electronics, laser physics, astronomy, and medicine. Topics include electric and magnetic fields, electric potentials, DC and AC circuits, geometric and wave optics, and relevant properties of matter. Designed for science majors who want additional background in physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Physics 131, 143, 144, or 145. Mathematics 120 or 121 suggested

PHYS 165.57 Introduction to Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 10, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036 / Anderson Hall 027

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am8:00am12:00pm9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61883

Melissa Eblen-Zayas

A study of the principles of electricity, magnetism, and optics with an emphasis on real-world applications including electronics, laser physics, astronomy, and medicine. Topics include electric and magnetic fields, electric potentials, DC and AC circuits, geometric and wave optics, and relevant properties of matter. Designed for science majors who want additional background in physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Physics 131, 143, 144, or 145. Mathematics 120 or 121 suggested

PSYC 258.00 Social Cognition 6 credits

Closed: Size: 25, Registered: 28, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036

MTWTHF
10:10am11:55am10:10am11:55am

Requirements Met:

Synonym: 61788

Mitchell R Campbell

This course will focus on a social psychological analysis of social cognition, perception and judgment. It includes the examination of attitudes, stereotyping, attribution and the self. Concurrent registration in Psychology 259 is strongly suggested. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 258 and 259 to satisfy the LS requirement.

Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 259.01 Laboratory Research Methods in Social Cognition 2 credits

Open: Size: 12, Registered: 7, Waitlist: 0

Olin 06

MTWTHF
2:00pm5:00pm

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Synonym: 61789

Mitchell R Campbell

Students will participate in the design and replication of social psychological studies related to social cognition. Requires concurrent registration in Psychology 258. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 258 and 259 to satisfy the LS requirement.

Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or instructor permission

PSYC 258 required

PSYC 259.02 Laboratory Research Methods in Social Cognition 2 credits

Open: Size: 12, Registered: 8, Waitlist: 0

Olin 06

MTWTHF
2:00pm5:00pm

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Synonym: 61790

Mitchell R Campbell

Students will participate in the design and replication of social psychological studies related to social cognition. Requires concurrent registration in Psychology 258. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 258 and 259 to satisfy the LS requirement.

Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or instructor permission

PSYC 258 required

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