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School of Engineering | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Courses offered by the School of Engineering are listed under the subject code ENGR on the Stanford Bulletin's ExploreCourses web site. The School of Engineering offers undergraduate programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.S.), programs leading to both B.S. and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees, other programs leading to a B.S. with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in a field of the humanities or social sciences, dual-degree programs with certain other colleges, and graduate curricula leading to th…

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Undergraduate Degrees and Programs | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) As do all major universities, Stanford provides the means for its undergraduates to acquire a liberal education, an education that broadens the student's knowledge and awareness in each of the major areas of human knowledge, that significantly deepens understanding of one or two of these areas, and that prepares him or her for a lifetime of continual learning and application of knowledge to career and personal life. The undergraduate curriculum at Stanford allows considerable flexibility. It permits each st…

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Science, Technology, and Society | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course readings will concern the formation and decline of various thought communities, intellectual social movements, scientific disciplines, and broader research paradigms. A special focus will be placed on interdisciplinarity as we explore whether the collision of fields can result in new scientific advances. This course is suitable to ...

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Comput & Math Engr (CME) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course is devoted primarily to reading, presentation, discussion, and critique of papers describing important recent research developments. Prerequisite: CS 106A or equivalent, and an introductory course in biology or biochemistry. Recommended: some experience in mathematical modeling (does not need to be a formal course).

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Genetics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is an introduction to pharmacogenomics, including the relevant pharmacology, genomics, experimental methods (sequencing, expression, genotyping), data analysis methods and bioinformatics. The course reviews key gene classes (e.g., cytochromes, transporters) and key drugs (e.g., warfarin, clopidogrel, statins, cancer drugs) in the field.

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Neurosciences | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course requirements must be completed before the student applies for terminal graduate registration (TGR) Status. In addition to required course work, students pursuing the M.S. in Neurosciences must sit for a qualifying exam that includes a written proposal for a thesis project and oral examination.

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Economics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course will cover both theoretical and empirical evidence and prerequisites are ECON 202-204 and ECON 270-272 or similar with permission of instructor. ECON 243. Public Economics III. 3-5 Units. The first part of the course concerns inequality and the design of social insurance. We also explore questions in the intersection of public and family ...

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Astronomy | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course descriptions for these basic studies are listed under the appropriate department sections of this bulletin. Students desiring guidance in developing an astronomy-oriented course of study should contact the chair of the Astronomy Program Committee. The following courses are suitable for undergraduates and are recommended to students ...

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Accounting (ACCT) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is designed to enhance students' understanding of current financial reporting issues through a detailed analysis and comparison of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. The course will cover the development of accounting standards, implementation of these standards, and how to interpret output from these standards.

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Electrical Engineering (EE) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course prerequisites: EE 185B or instructor approval. EE 190. Special Studies or Projects in Electrical Engineering. 1-15 Unit. Independent work under the direction of a faculty member. Individual or team activities involve lab experimentation, design of devices or systems, or directed reading. Course may be repeated for credit.

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Biochemistry | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course will cover topics that range from the neuronal pathways in opioid addiction and the mechanics of pain, to advances in immunotherapy. Students will engage with diverse material from leading neuroscience and cancer immunotherapy experts in the Bay Area. Guest lecturers will visit from both academia and neighboring pharmaceutical ...

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Mathematical and Computational Science | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The Course Substitution Form must be submitted the quarter prior to enrolling in the course. Course transfer credit is subject to department evaluation and to the Office of the Registrar's external credit evaluation. These courses may result in a replacement course for MCS required course or may establish placement in a higher-level course.

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Physics (PHYSICS) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course topics and mathematical complexity are identical to PHYSICS 41, but the extra classroom time allows students to engage with concepts, develop problem solving skills, and become fluent in mathematical tools that include vector representations and operations, and calculus. The course will use problems drawn from everyday life to explore ...

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East Asian Studies | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course investigates the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of modern Korea. The course offers a rough mix of history, domestic politics, and foreign relations. It also approaches the empirics of Korea through various theoretical lenses ranging from identity to balance of …

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Theater and Performance Studies | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course will include techniques for historical dance reconstruction, with students creating their own dance reconstructions. This course will culminate by utilizing the understanding of five centuries of dance evolution to envision a better, more evolved, future of social dance forms.

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Undergraduate Major Unit Requirements | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) School Major 2018-19 WIM Courses 2019-20 WIM Courses 2020-21 WIM Courses; Earth Sciences: Earth Systems: BIOHOPK 172H, EARTHSYS 135, EARTHSYS 149, …

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Human Biology | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the undergraduate program in Human Biology is to provide students with an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human beings from biological, behavioral, social, and cultural perspectives. Courses in the major allow students to see connections and parallels with other fields as they learn to formulate and evaluate health, environmental, and other public policy issues that influence human welfare. The program prepares majors to pursue advanced training in professional or graduate …

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Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course description: This course examines the issues and debates surrounding women's reproduction in the United States and beyond. It pays special attention to how knowledge and technology travel across national/cultural borders and how women's reproductive functions are deeply connected to international politics and events abroad.

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Computer Science (CS) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course is organized around four main units: algorithmic decision-making and bias; data privacy and civil liberties; artificial intelligence and autonomous systems; and the power of private computing platforms. Each unit considers the promise, perils, rights, and responsibilities at play in technological developments. Prerequisite: CS106A.

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Psychology | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The department, housed in Jordan Hall, maintains many computer-equipped laboratories and the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging (CNI). Bing Nursery School, located on campus at 850 Escondido Road, provides a laboratory for child observation, training in nursery school teaching, and research. It was constructed with funding from the National Science Foundation and a special grant from Mrs. Anna Bing Arnold and Dr. Peter Bing.

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Biophysics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course is devoted primarily to reading, presentation, discussion, and critique of papers describing important recent research developments. Prerequisite: CS 106A or equivalent, and an introductory course in biology or biochemistry. Recommended: some experience in mathematical modeling (does not need to be a formal course).

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Medicine | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course requirements, learning objectives, and assessments are the same for two-year and three-year pre-clerkship students. The three-year option is selective with an application process; the majority of students are expected initially to opt for the traditional two-year pre-clerkship option.

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Geological Sciences | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The purpose of the undergraduate program in Geological Sciences is to provide students with a broad background in the fundamentals of the Earth sciences and the quantitative, analytical, and communications skills necessary to conduct research and think critically about questions involving the Earth. The major provides excellent preparation for graduate school and careers in geological and environmental consulting, land use planning, law, teaching, and other professions in which an understa…

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American Studies | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course description: This course examines the issues and debates surrounding women's reproduction in the United States and beyond. It pays special attention to how knowledge and technology travel across national/cultural borders and how women's reproductive functions are deeply connected to international politics and events abroad.

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Public Policy | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the undergraduate program in Public Policy is to provide students with the concepts and tools used in evaluating policy options and outcomes, and to prepare students for entry-level positions in organizations concerned with such analysis. The focus is chiefly on issues such as health, education, environmental, regulation, and science and technology policy, applicable anywhere in the world. Courses in the major provide students with a background in economics and quantitative methods, politic…

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Finance (FINANCE) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is designed to be the second course in the standard finance sequence; that is, it is designed to be the natural follow-up to the Winter Managerial Finance course. This course will develop and extend standard tools and techniques of financial analysis, valuation, and model-building, and apply these methods to a wide range of cases.

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Environment and Resources (ENVRES) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) In this course, we will both learn about the science and regulatory framework governing smoke and develop new research and briefing materials for the California legislature and executive branches focused on informing a new approach. The course is intended for students interested in multi-disciplinary approaches to public policy problems.

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Immunology | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This third course in the Immunology core curriculum develops effective presentation skills that are appropriate for a given audience and situation. Students will gain experience in developing and presenting chalk talks, formal presentations, and the all-important elevator pitch on current research.

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Anthropology | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The courses offered by the Department of Anthropology are designed to: provide undergraduates with instruction in anthropology; provide undergraduate majors in Anthropology with a program of work leading to the bachelor's degree; and prepare graduate candidates for advanced degrees in Anthropology. Anthropology is devoted to the study of human beings and human societies as they exist across time and space. It is distinct from other social sciences in that it gives central attention to the full …

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Energy Resources Engineering | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the Energy Resources Engineering major is to provide students with the engineering skills and foundational knowledge needed to flourish as technical leaders within the energy industry. Such skills and knowledge include resource assessment, choices among energy alternatives, and carbon management, as well as the basic scientific background and technical skills common to engineers. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for immediate participation in many aspects of the energy in…

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Applied Physics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course work will involve a mixture of pencil-and-paper math, writing basic computer simulations, and downloading and manipulating DNA sequence data from published datasets. This course is intended for upper level physics and math students with no biology background, as well as biology students who are comfortable with differential equations and ...

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Mechanical Engineering | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering is to provide students with a balance of intellectual and practical experiences that enable them to address a variety of societal needs. The curriculum encompasses elements from a wide array of disciplines built around the themes of biomechanical engineering, computational engineering, design, energy, materials, and multiscale engineering. Course work may include mechatronics, computational simulation, solid and fluid dynamic…

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Comparative Literature | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course work done at campuses other than Stanford is counted toward the major at the discretion of the Chair of Undergraduate Studies and is contingent upon the Office of the University Registrar's approval of transfer credit. To that end, students abroad are advised to save syllabi, notes, papers, and correspondence. Degree Requirements

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Communication | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the undergraduate program in Communication is to expose students to a broad-based understanding of communication theory and research. Students in this major are expected to become familiar with the fundamental concerns, theoretical approaches, and methods of the field, and to acquire advanced knowledge in one or more sub-areas of the discipline. This is accomplished by several levels of study: a core curriculum; intermediate-level electives; and optional internships. Majors also ha…

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Mathematics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The department offers a year-long sequence in single-variable calculus: MATH 19, MATH 20, and MATH 21. There are three options for studying multivariable mathematics: 1. MATH 51, MATH 52, and MATH 53 cover differential and integral calculus in several variables, linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations. These topics are taught in an integrated fashion and emphasize applications. MATH 51 covers differential calculus in several variables and introduces matrix theory and basic linear …

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Economics (ECON) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Course will cover both theoretical and empirical evidence and prerequisites are ECON 202-204 and ECON 270-272 or similar with permission of instructor. ECON 243. Public Economics III. 3-5 Units. The first part of the course concerns inequality and the design of social insurance. We also explore questions in the intersection of public and family ...

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Product Design Undergraduate Major | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course work provides students with the skills necessary to carry projects from initial concept to completion of working prototypes. Students studying product design follow the basic Mechanical Engineering curriculum and are expected to meet the University requirements for a …

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Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine | Stanford ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Course work in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine as well as other core requirements: STEMREM 200 Stem Cell Intensive hands-on immersion to learn basic methods of tissue culture, mouse embryo fibroblast (MEF) preparation, embryonic stem and induced pluripotent stem (ES/iPS) cell culture, differentiation, DNA isolation, polymerase chain ...

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African Studies | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course will appeal to anyone interested in present-day Cape Town or Johannesburg, including students who have spent a term in BOSP-Cape Town or plan to do so in future. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome. 2-3 units. Course may be repeated for credit.nn nnAll students will write short analyses from the prescribed texts.

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Biology (BIO) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is designed to help students apply knowledge from an introductory high school biology course to problems related to Covid-19. We will examine how the virus SARS-CoV-2 attacks the human body, how the immune system responds, how testing works, and how this information can be used to design drugs and vaccines to halt the spread of the ...

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Computer Science | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The mission of the undergraduate program in Computer Science is to develop students' breadth of knowledge across the subject areas of computer science, including their ability to apply the defining processes of computer science theory, abstraction, design, and implementation to solve problems in the discipline. Students take a set of core courses. After learning the essential programming techniques and the mathematical foundations of computer science, students take courses in areas such as pr...

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Cancer Biology | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) As this is a limited enrollment course, graduate students interested in this course will contact must be affiliated with Cancer Biology Ph.D. Program and must contact the primary instructor Dr. Majeti and the course director Drs. Attardi and Sage by email.nA prerequisite for the course is the successful completion of the online training ...

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Graduate School of Education | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course will approach this issue from a Service-Learning perspective, and will be a collaboration between faculty and students from Stanford and the leaders of the Buena Vista residents association.nnThe course will meet once a week for 90 minutes during the winter quarter.

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Physics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The course work is designed to provide students with a sound foundation in both classical and modern physics. Students who wish to specialize in astronomy, astrophysics, or space science should also consult the "Astronomy Program" section of this bulletin. Three introductory series of courses include labs in which undergraduates carry out individual experiments. The Intermediate and Advanced Physics Laboratories offer facilities for increasingly complex individual work, including the conception, design, a…

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Chemistry | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) 31A is the first course in a two-quarter sequence designed to provide a robust foundation in key chemical principles for students with limited background in chemistry. The course engages students in group problem-solving activities throughout the class periods to deepen their ability to analyze and solve chemical problems.

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Program in Writing & Rhetoric (PWR) | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) This course introduces students to primary decolonial rhetorical texts and asks students to apply these insights to pressing contemporary challenges by practicing deep reading of primary and secondary texts, preparing group presentations, and exploring creative acts of composition with an eye toward imagining brave new worlds and the decolonial ...

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Aeronautics and Astronautics | Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) The purpose of the master’s program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a professional career or doctoral studies. This is done through course work which provides a solid grounding in the basic disciplines, including fluid mechanics, dynamics and control, propulsion, structural mechanics, and applied or computational mathematics, and course work or supervised research which provides depth and breadth in the student’s area of specialization. The Ph.D. is conferred upon candida…

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Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Major | Stanford ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A course may only be counted towards one requirement; it may not be double-counted. All courses taken for the major must be taken for a letter grade if that option is offered by the instructor. Minimum Combined GPA for all courses in Engineering Fundamentals and Depth is 2.0.

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