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Titlesort descending Quarter Day, Time, Location Instructor(s) Description
GEOPHYS 90 (section 1)
Earthquakes and Volcanoes (EARTHSYS 113)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Mitch350
Segall, P., Wong, Y., Mullet, B.

Is the "Big One" overdue in California? What kind of damage would that cause? What can we do to reduce the impact of such hazards in urban environments? Does "fracking" cause earthquakes and are we at risk? Is the United States vulnerable to a giant tsunami? The geologic record contains evidence... more

ENERGY 101A (section 1)
Energizing California
2016-2017 Spring
Gerritsen, M., Horne, R.

A weekend field trip featuring renewable and nonrenewable energy installations in Northern California. Tour geothermal, bioenergy, and natural gas field sites with expert guides from the Department of Energy Resources Engineering. Requirements: One campus meeting and weekend field trip.... more

PUBLPOL 73 (section 1)
Energy Policy in California (CEE 263G, POLISCI 73)
2016-2017 Spring
Cain, B., Grueneich, D.

This seminar will provide an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures. The course will cover three areas: 1) roles and responsibilities of key state agencies; 2) current and evolving energy and... more

POLISCI 73 (section 1)
Energy Policy in California (CEE 263G, PUBLPOL 73)
2016-2017 Spring
Cain, B., Grueneich, D.

This seminar will provide an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures. The course will cover three areas: 1) roles and responsibilities of key state agencies; 2) current and evolving energy and... more

CEE 263G (section 1)
Energy Policy in California (POLISCI 73, PUBLPOL 73)
2016-2017 Spring
Cain, B., Grueneich, D.

This seminar will provide an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures. The course will cover three areas: 1) roles and responsibilities of key state agencies; 2) current and evolving energy and... more

NATIVEAM 115 (section 1)
Introduction to Native American History
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
6:30pm - 8:20pm
School of Education 313
Red Shirt, D.

This course incorporates a Native American perspective in the assigned readings and is an introduction to Native American History from contact with Europeans to the present. History, from a Western perspective, is secular and objectively evaluative whereas for most Indigenous peoples, history... more

ANTHRO 16 (section 1)
Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 116C, ARCHLGY 16, NATIVEAM 16)
2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
380-380W
Wilcox, M.

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial... more

NATIVEAM 16 (section 1)
Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 16, ANTHRO 116C, ARCHLGY 16)
2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
380-380W
Wilcox, M.

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial... more

ARCHLGY 16 (section 1)
Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 16, ANTHRO 116C, NATIVEAM 16)
2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
380-380W
Wilcox, M.

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial... more

ANTHRO 116C (section 1)
Native Americans in the 21st Century: Encounters, Identity, and Sovereignty in Contemporary America (ANTHRO 16, ARCHLGY 16, NATIVEAM 16)
2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
380-380W
Wilcox, M.

What does it mean to be a Native American in the 21st century? Beyond traditional portrayals of military conquests, cultural collapse, and assimilation, the relationships between Native Americans and American society. Focus is on three themes leading to in-class moot court trials: colonial... more

NATIVEAM 240 (section 1)
Psychology and American Indian Mental Health (EDUC 340)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
School of Education 230
Moorehead, V.

Western medicine's definition of health as the absence of sickness, disease, or pathology; Native American cultures' definition of health as the beauty of physical, spiritual, emotional, and social things, and sickness as something out of balance. Topics include: historical trauma; spirituality... more

EDUC 340 (section 1)
Psychology and American Indian Mental Health (NATIVEAM 240)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
School of Education 230
Moorehead, V.

Western medicine's definition of health as the absence of sickness, disease, or pathology; Native American cultures' definition of health as the beauty of physical, spiritual, emotional, and social things, and sickness as something out of balance. Topics include: historical trauma; spirituality... more

ECON 18C
Real World Policy Makers Discuss How the U.S. Can Compete in a Global Economy

Silicon Valley leaders and academic economists often do not understand the political constraints policy-makers face when it comes to economic decision-making. We will invite think tank leaders, political leaders, former administration officials, and labor leaders to shed light on what is... more

OSPMADRD 62 (section 1)
Spanish California: Historical Issues
2016-2017 Spring
Perez-Leal, P.

Spanish exploration and colonization of California from the 16th century to the end of the Spanish colonial period in 1821. Themes include: geographical explorations in the context of European colonial expansion; demographic evolution of Native American inhabitants and immigrant population;... more

CEE 224Z (section 1)
Sustainable Urban Systems Project
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
Katz, G., Ouyang, D., Leckie, J.

Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Project is a project-based learning experience being piloted for an upcoming new SUS M.S. Program within CEE. Students are placed in small interdisciplinary teams (engineers and non-engineers, undergraduate and graduate level) to work on complex design,... more

POLISCI 124A (section 1)
The American West (AMSTUD 124A, ARTHIST 152, ENGLISH 124, HISTORY 151)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
Kennedy, D., Fishkin, S., Cain, B., Nemerov, A., Freyberg, D.

The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North America: its history, physical geography,... more

ENGLISH 124 (section 1)
The American West (AMSTUD 124A, ARTHIST 152, HISTORY 151, POLISCI 124A)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
Kennedy, D., Fishkin, S., Cain, B., Nemerov, A., Freyberg, D.

The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North America: its history, physical geography,... more

ARTHIST 152 (section 1)
The American West (AMSTUD 124A, ENGLISH 124, HISTORY 151, POLISCI 124A)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
Kennedy, D., Fishkin, S., Cain, B., Nemerov, A., Freyberg, D.

The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North America: its history, physical geography,... more

AMSTUD 124A (section 1)
The American West (ARTHIST 152, ENGLISH 124, HISTORY 151, POLISCI 124A)
2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
Kennedy, D., Fishkin, S., Cain, B., Nemerov, A., Freyberg, D.

The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North America: its history, physical geography,... more