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Program changes in College of Arts and Sciences

Free hearing tests offered

Negotiation skills seminar to be offered

University Recreation plans trip to 'Cats''


Following are new employment opportunities at UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.

       • Geology: Assistant or associate professor in hydrogeology and water resources — 836-3732.
Mathematics: Assistant professor — 836-3673.
       • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Assistant professor in religious studies with a specialization in East Asian religions — 836-2545. Go to top of page

Program changes in College of Arts and Sciences
In accordance with university policy, notification is given of approved changes in the following programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Baccalaureate Degree Program Changes in the College of Arts and Sciences
Pages 49-50 of the 2003-04 University Catalogue.
To: Include Subcategory C, Interdisciplinary Studies — Communications as an option for fulfilling the requirements in General Education Category I for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Music degrees, with the understanding that the rest of the requirement remains unchanged (i.e., 6-9 credit range, with at least 3 credits from Subcategory A and at least 3 credits from Subcategory B).
Note: The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree remains unchanged.

Major: History, Liberal Arts (Code 380-201)
From: Page 112 of the 2003-04 University Catalogue
To: Eliminate Hist 101 and 132 as 100-level options and reduce divisional requirements from seven to five so that NOTE 1 would then read, "Division requirement: Liberal Arts majors must have one class any level from at least five of the following: … "

Minor: Environmental Science, Liberal Arts (Code 155-400)
From: Page 57 of the 2003-04 University Catalogue.
To: This multidisciplinary minor (min. 24 cr.) is a liberal arts, nonprofessional program created primarily for Arts and Sciences students with interests in the environmental sciences and conservation of biological diversity. The minor emphasizes the study of environmental issues and techniques, ecology and conservation, and water and earth resources and is designed to complement a 36-credit standard major., e.g., Biology Major — LA. Comprehensive major environmental science programs include the Geography Department Resource Management Comprehensive Major, the Geology Department Environmental Science Comprehensive Major and the Allied Health Department Environmental and Public Health Comprehensive Major (ENPH).

At least 11 credits 300-level and above
Note: Biology majors need to take Biol 110 and Chem 101 or 115 for their major and complement the minor.
Directed and independent studies (395/399) courses in participating majors may be taken with consent of an adviser.

I. Biol 180 or Geog 178 Conservation of the Environment (3 cr.)
II. One or more of the following
life sciences: (min. 3 cr.)

Biol 328 Conservation Biology, 3 cr.
Biol 330 Population Ecology, 4 cr.
Biol 375 Limnology and Aquatic Ecology, 4 cr.
Biol 338 Vegetation Ecology, 3 cr.
Biol 361 Biology of Microorganisms, 5 cr.
Biol 425 Ecosystem Ecology, 3 cr.
III. Two or more of the following
physical sciences: (min. 6 cr.)
Geol 115 Environmental Geology, 4 cr.
or Geog 104 The Physical Environment, 4 cr.
Geol 308 Water Resources, 3 cr.
Geol 315 Physical Hydrogeology, 4 cr.
Geol 336 Introduction to Geochemistry, 3 cr.
Geog 360 Geomorphology, 3 cr.
Geog 361 Environmental Hazards, 3 cr.
Chem 304 Environmental Chemistry, 3 cr.
IV. One or more of the following
environmental studies: (min. 3 cr.)
Econ 268 Environmental Economics, 3 cr.
Geog 270 Land Use Issues and Problems, 3 cr.
Geog 378 International Environmental Problems and Policy, 3 cr.
Geog 375 Environmental Quality, 3 cr.
Phil 320 Environmental Ethics, 3 cr.
ENPH 210 Introduction to Environmental Health, 3 cr.
ENPH 480 Environmental Law, 3 cr.
V. Two of more of the following
techniques courses: (min. 5 cr.)
Biol 383 Statistical Analysis of Biological Data, 3 cr.
Geog 199 Geographic Techniques, 2 cr.
Geog 328 Quantitative Methods in Geography, 3 cr.
Geog 335 Geographic Information Systems, 3 cr.
Geog 338 Remote Sensing of the Environment, 3 cr.
Geog 350 Soils and the Environment, 4 cr.
Geog 364 Fluvial Processes and Landforms, 4 cr.
Geog 363 Watershed Analysis, 4 cr.
ENPH 441 Water and Wastewater, 3 cr.
VI. A field capstone (min. 1 cr.)
Biol 320 Studies in Tropical Environments, 3 cr.
Biol 329 Field Experience in Conservation Biology, 1 cr.
Biol 490 Biological Field Studies, 1-4 cr.
Geog 368 Landscape Analysis: Physical, 1-3 cr.
Geog 401 Capstone Seminar, 3 cr.
Geol 303 Rocky Mountain Field Studies, 3 cr.
Geol 343 Geological Field Excursion, 1-2 cr.
Geol 470 Field Geology I, 3 cr.
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Free hearing tests offered
The Center for Communication Disorders, with UW-Eau Claire audiologist Timothy Steele, offers free hearing tests to UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and their immediate family members. Appointments are available Thursdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Call 836-4186 to schedule an appointment. Go to top of page

Negotiation skills seminar to be offered
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension will present “Negotiation Skills,” a two-day seminar designed for business owners, managers, production supervisors, office managers and others who need to turn problems into opportunities Nov. 5-6 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire.

Tony Nagle, a nationally known negotiation and sales skills trainer and consultant is the instructor. Full story. Go to top of page

University Recreation plans trip to 'Cats'
UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students are invited to join a trip to the Chanhassen Dinner Theater for dinner and a performance of "Cats" Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004. A bus will leave Towers Hall at 3 p.m. and leave the theater immediately after the show (approximately 10:30 p.m.) The cost is $45 per person, and includes transportation, dinner and a ticket to the show. Those interested should register and pay in advance at the University Recreation office in Hilltop Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at or 836-2176. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 20, 2003

News Bureau
Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: October 16, 2003

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