2019-20 Bulletin of Undergraduate Instruction

The Mission of Duke University 3
2019-2020 Academic Calendar 8
Administration 10
General Information 14
The Mission of Duke University 16
Resources of the University 16
Duke as a Residential University 19
The Duke Community Standard 20
Duke University 15
Degree Programs & Academic Credit 22
Degrees and Academic Credit 23
Trinity College of Arts & Sciences 23
The Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering 32
Academic Procedures & Information 38
Entrance Credit and Placement 39
Transfer of Work Taken Elsewhere 42
Academic Deans 43
Advising 44
Registration 44
Accommodations 45
Course Load and Eligibility for Courses 46
Course Audit 47
Independent Study 47
Academic Internships 48
Submission of Term Paper 48
Declaration of Major in Trinity College of Arts & Sciences 48
Declaration of Major in the Pratt School of Engineering 49
Class Attendance and Missed Work 49
Class Scheduling 49
Incomplete Coursework 49
Final Examinations and Excused Absences 50
Grading and Grade Requirements 50
Continuation 52
Academic Warning and Probation 53
Changes in Status 54
Academic Recognition and Honors 56
Notification of Intention to Graduate 58
Graduation and Commencement 58
Education Records 58
The Provision of Academic Information to Parents and Guardians 59
Procedure for Resolution of Students’ Academic Concerns 59
Undergraduate Grade Review Procedure 60
Exclusion of Disruptive Students from a Course 60
Compliance with Academic Regulations 60
Special Study Centers, Programs, & Opportunities 62
Campus Centers and Institutes 63
Specialized Programs 68
Study Abroad/Away 74
Special Summer Programs 81
Campus Life & Activities 82
Student Affairs 83
Dining Facilities 86
Services for Students with Disabilities 87
Student Organizations 88
Intercollegiate Athletics 89
University Regulations and the Disciplinary Process 89
Student Obligations and Requirements 89
Admission 90
Principles of Selection 91
Requirements for Application 91
Application Procedures 92
Financial Information 94
Tuition and Fees 95
Living Expenses 98
Fall and Spring Refunds 99
Summer Administrative Withdrawal Charges and Refunds 99
Student Financial Support 100
Courses & Academic Programs 106
Trinity College of Arts & Sciences 108
Aerospace Studies—Air Force ROTC 108
African & African American Studies 109
Art, Art History & Visual Studies 122
Art History 122
Historical and Cultural Visualization 136
Visual Arts 137
Visual and Media Studies 145
Arts & Sciences 165
Arts of the Moving Image 166
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies 177
Arabic 198
Chinese 199
Hebrew 203
Hindi 203
Japanese 204
Korean 205
Persian (Farsi) 206
Sanskrit 206
Tibetan 206
Turkish 207
Urdu 208
Bioethics and Science Policy 209
Biology 210
Chemistry 225
Child Policy Research 232
Civic Engagement and Social Change 234
Classical Studies 235
Greek 242
Latin 244
Computational Media, Arts & Culture 249
Computer Science 250
Cultural Anthropology 257
Dance 271
Documentary Studies 279
Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Sciences 289
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences 290
Earth and Ocean Sciences 291
East Asian Studies 298
Economics 299
Education 319
Energy and the Environment 326
English 330
Environmental Sciences and Policy Program 342
Ethics 360
Evolutionary Anthropology 368
Focus Program 375
Gender, Sexuality, & Feminist Studies 376
Germanic Languages and Literature 387
Global Development Engineering 396
Global Health 397
History 408
House Courses 436
Human Development 437
Human Rights 438
Information Science + Studies 450
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 458
International Comparative Studies 461
Islamic Studies 476
Jewish Studies 478
Latin American and Caribbean Studies 481
Latino/a Studies in the Global South 485
Linguistics 488
Global Cultural Studies in Literature Program 495
Marine Science and Conservation Leadership 513
University Program in Marine Sciences 516
Markets and Management Studies 518
Mathematics 522
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 533
Military Science—Army ROTC 539
Music 542
Naval Science—Naval ROTC 559
Neuroscience 561
Nonlinear and Complex Systems 570
Philosophy 570
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics 578
Health, Wellness, and Physical Education 579
Physics 584
Policy, Journalism and Media Studies 592
Political Science 597
Psychology 624
Public Policy Studies 640
Religious Studies 659
Romance Studies 672
Creole 677
French 678
Italian 686
K’iche’ Maya 691
Portuguese 692
Quechua 694
Spanish 694
Science & Society 706
Slavic and Eurasian Studies 712
Balto-Finnic 715
Polish 715
Romanian 716
Russian 716
Serbian and Croatian 725
Ukrainian 725
Uzbek 725
Social Science Research Institute 726
Sociology 728
Statistical Science 737
Sustainability Engagement 745
Theater Studies 745
Writing 754
Medicine (School)—Graduate (School) Basic Science Courses Open to Undergraduates 757
Biochemistry 757
Cell Biology 759
Cell and Molecular Biology 759
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 759
Immunology 760
Molecular Cancer Biology 760
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology 761
Neurobiology 761
Pathology 762
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology 762
Structural Biology and Biophysics 763
University Program in Genetics and Genomics 764
Pratt School of Engineering 765
Aerospace Engineering 765
Architectural Engineering 765
Biomedical Engineering 766
Civil and Environmental Engineering 775
Electrical and Computer Engineering 786
Engineering (Interdepartmental) 799
Energy Engineering 801
Energy and the Environment 802
Global Development Engineering 802
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science 802
Index 810

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