WIM Courses

General Information

Students should consult department and program descriptions in the Bulletin for up-to-date information on which course(s) fulfill the WIM Requirement for their particular major(s). If necessary, you can also consult with the Undergraduate Director or Administrator. The WIM course list does not necessarily contain all the information students need in order to complete the requirement. Prerequisites may exist for some courses.

2015-16 WIM Courses for Majors in the School of Humanities and Sciences

African and African American Studies

  • African and African American Studies 200X Honors Thesis and Senior Honors Thesis

American Studies

  • American Studies 160 Perspectives on American Identity

Anthropology

  • Anthropology 90B Theory of Cultural & Social Anthropology
  • Anthropology 90C Intro to Theory in Ecological & Environmental Anthropology

Archaeology

  • Archaeology 103 History of Archaeological Thought

Art and Art History

  • Art History 294 Writing and the Visual

Asian American Studies

  • Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity 200X Senior Seminar

Biology

  • Biology 44Y Core Plant Biology and Eco Evo Laboratory
  • Biology 107 Human Physiology Laboratory
  • Biology 137 Plant Genetics
  • Biology 168 Explorations in Stem Cell Biology
  • Biology 196A The Senior Reflection
  • Biology 197WA Senior Writing Project:  The Personal Essay in Biology
  • Biology 199W Senior Honors Thesis: How to Effectively Write About Scientific Research
  • BioHopkins 44Y Core Laboratory in Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
  • BioHopkins 172H Marine Ecology: From Organisms to Ecosystems

Chemistry

  • Chemistry 134 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Chicana/o Studies

  • Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity 200X Senior Seminar

Chinese

  • Chinese General 133 Literature in 20th-Century China

Classics

  • Classics 150 Majors Seminar

Communication

  • Communication 104W Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News
  • Communication 120W Digital Media in Society
  • Communication 137W The Dialogue of Democracy
  • Communication 142W Media Economics
  • Communication 143W Communication Policy and Regulation

Comparative Literature

  • Comparative Literature 101 What is Literature?

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

  • Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity 200X Senior Seminar

East Asian Studies

  • Chinese General 133 Literature in 20th-Century China
  • Japanese General 138 Survey of Modern Japanese Literature in Translation
  • Korean General 120 Narratives of Modern and Contemporary Korea

Economics

  • Economics 101 Economic Policy Analysis

English

  • English 162W Writing Intensive Seminar in English (WISE)
  • English 164C Senior Capstone Seminar
  • English 196A Honors Seminar

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • American Studies 160 Perspectives on American Identity
  • Anthropology 90B Theory of Cultural & Social Anthropology
  • Feminist Studies 105 Honors Work
  • Feminist Studies 157 Language as Social and Political Activism: Feminist and LGBTQ Social and Political Movements

Film & Media Studies

  • Film Studies 101 Fundamentals of Cinematic Analysis

French

  • French 130 Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance French Literature
  • French 131 Absolutism, Enlightenment, and Revolution in 17th- and 18th-Century France
  • French 132 Literature, Revolutions, and Changes in 19th- & 20th-Century France
  • French 133 Literature & Society in Africa & the Caribbean

German Studies

  • German 116 Writing About Germany: New Topics, New Genres

History

  • History 209S Research Seminar for Majors

Human Biology

  • Human Biology 4B Environmental & Health Policy Analysis

Iberian and Latin American Cultures

  • Iberian and Latin American Cultures 201 Modern Spanish Theater

International Relations

  • International Relations 140A International Law & International Relations
  • International Relations 140C The US, UN Peacekeeping, & Humanitarian War
  • International Relations 174 Diplomacy on the Ground: Case Studies in the Challenges of Representing Your Country
  • International Relations 200B International Relations Honors Seminar
  • Management Science and Engineering 193 Technology and National Security
  • Political Science 110D War & Peace in American Foreign Policy
  • Political Science 148/348 Chinese Politics: The Transformation and the Era of Reform

Italian

  • Italian 127 Inventing Italian Literature
  • Italian 128 The Renaissance & the Path to Modernity

Japanese

  • Japanese General 138 Survey of Modern Japanese Literature in Translation

Linguistics

  • Linguistics 121A The Syntax of English
  • Linguistics 121B Crosslinguistic Syntax
  • Linguistics 130A Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Linguistics 140 Language Acquisition I

Mathematical and Computational Sciences

  • Computer Science 181W Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • Mathematics 109 Applied Group Theory
  • Mathematics 110 Applied Number Theory and Field Theory
  • Mathematics 120 Modern Algebra I
  • Mathematics 171 Fundamental Concepts of Analysis
  • Statistics 155 Computational Biology

Mathematics

  • Mathematics 101 Math Discovery Lab
  • Mathematics 109 Applied Group Theory
  • Mathematics 110 Applied Number Theory and Field Theory
  • Mathematics 120 Modern Algebra I
  • Mathematics 171 Fundamental Concepts of Analysis

Music

  • Music 142J Studies in Music of the Baroque: Monteverdi's Theater Music
  • Music 146J Studies in Ethnomusicology: Listening to the Local: Music Ethnography of the Bay Area
  • Music 147K Studies in Music, Media, and Popular Culture: Music and Urban Film
  • Music 148J Studies in Perf Practice: Reactions to the Record: Early Recordings, Lost Styles, and Music's Future
  • Music 251 Psychophysics and Music Cognition

Native American Studies

  • Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity 200X Senior Seminar

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 80 Mind, Matter, and Meaning
  • For Philosophy & Religious Studies majors only: Both Philosophy 80 Mind, Matter, and Meaning & Religious Studies 290 Major Seminar: Theories and Methods

Physics

  • Physics 107 Intermediate Physics Laboratory II: Experimental Techniques and Data Analysis

Political Science

  • Political Science 110D War & Peace in American Foreign Policy
  • Political Science 120C American Political Institutions
  • Political Science 124R The Federal System: Judicial Politics and Constitutional Law
  • Political Science 148 Chinese Politics: The Transformation and the Era of Reform
  • Political Science 236S Theories of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector
  • Political Science 293 Research Design

Psychology

  • Psychology 60 Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology 138 Wise Interventions
  • Psychology 175 Early Learning and Social Cognition

Public Policy

  • Public Policy 106 (=Economics 154) Economics of Legal Rules & Institutions
  • Public Policy 154 Politics and Policy in California
  • Public Policy 156 Health Care Policy and Reform

  • Public Policy 200H Senior Honors Seminar

 

Religious Studies

  • Religious Studies 290 Major Seminar:  Theories and Methods

Science, Technology, and Society

  • Anthropology 90C Intro to Theory in Ecological & Environmental Anthropology
  • Communication 120W Digital Media in Society
  • Computer Science 181W Computers, Ethics, and Public Society
  • History 140A The Scientific Revolution
  • History 232F The Scientific Revolution (Colloquium)
  • Management Science & Engineering 193W (=193) Role of Technology in National Security

Slavic Languages and Literature

  • Slavic 146 The Age of the Great Russian Novel: Tolstoy, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov

Sociology

  • Sociology 202 Preparation for Honors Thesis

Symbolic Systems

  • Philosophy 80 Mind, Matter, and Meaning

Theater and Performance Studies

  • TAPS 151T Great Books: Dramatic Traditions
  • TAPS 161H Dance, History and Conflict
  • TAPS 167H The Avant Garde
  • TAPS 153 Revenge: From Aeschylus to ABC

Urban Studies

  • Urban Studies 203 Senior Seminar
  • Sociology 202 Preparation for Honors Thesis

2015-16 WIM Courses for Majors in the School of Engineering

Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics 190 Directed Research in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Architectural Design

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 100 Managing Sustainable Building Projects

Atmosphere/Energy

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 100 Managing Sustainable Building Projects
  • Earth Systems 200 (= Environment and Resources 200) Sustaining Action: Research, Analysis and Writing for the Public
  • Human Biology 4B Environmental & Health Policy Analysis
  • MS&E 152W Introduction to Decision Analysis

Bioengineering

  • Bioengineering 131 Ethical Issues in Bioengineering
  • BioHopkins 172H Marine Ecology: From Organisms to Ecosystems

Biomechanical Engineering

  • Engineering 199W Writing of Original Research for Engineers, in conjunction with directed research units
  • Mechanical Engineering 112 Mechanical Systems Design

Biomedical Computation

  • Computer Science 191W Writing Intensive Senior Project
  • Computer Science 272 (= Biomedical Informatics 212) Intro to Biomedical Informatics Research Methods
  • Engineering 199W Writing of Original Research for Engineers, in conjunction with directed research units

Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering 185A Chemical Engineering Laboratory

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 100 Managing Sustainable Building Projects

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 181W Computers, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
  • Computer Science 191W Writing Intensive Senior Project
  • Computer Science 194W Software Project
  • Computer Science 210B (2-qtr course) Project Experience with Corporate Partners
  • Computer Science 294W Writing Intensive Research Project in Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

  • Computer Science 194W Software Project
  • Electrical Engineering 109 Digital Systems Design Lab
  • Electrical Engineering 133 Analogous Communications Design Laboratory
  • Electrical Engineering 134 Introduction to Photonics
  • Electrical Engineering 152 Green Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering 153 Power Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering 168 Introduction to Digital Image Processing
  • Electrical Engineering 191W Special Studies and Reports in Electrical Engineering, when taken as a 10 unit, graded Honors Thesis or when taken for 3 units in the fall after an REU project or when taken for 6 units for project work completed during the academic year.

Engineering Physics

  • Bioengineering 131 Ethical Issues in Bioengineering (for Biophysics specialty only)
  • Computer Science 181W Computers, Ethics, and Social Responsibility (for Computational Science specialty only)
  • Electrical Engineering 134 Introduction to Photonics (for Photonics specialty only)
  • Electrical Engineering 152 Green Electronics (for Renewable Energy speciality Only)
  • Engineering 199W Writing of Original Research for Engineers with research units (for students pursuing an independent research project)
  • Materials Science and Engineering 161 Nanocharacterization Laboratory (for Materials Science, Renewable Energy and Solid State Physics specialties)
  • Materials Science & Engineering 164 Electronic & Photonic Materials & Devices Laboratory (for Materials Science, Renewable Energy and Solid State Physics specialties)
  • Mechanical Engineering 112 Mechanical Systems Design (for Electromechanical System Design specialty only)
  • Mechanical Engineering 131A Heat Transfer (for Energy Systems specialty only)
  • Mechanical Engineering 140 Advanced Thermal Systems (for Energy Systems specialty only)
  • Physics 107 Intermediate Physics Laboratory II:  Experimental Techniques and Data Analysis (for Phontonics specialty)

Environmental Engineering

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 100 Managing Sustainable Building Projects

Management Science and Engineering (MS&E)

  • MS&E 152W Introduction to Decision Analysis
  • MS&E 193W Role of Technology in National Security
  • MS&E 197 (= Science, Technology, & Society 110 = PP 103B) Ethics and Public Policy

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Materials Science and Engineering 161 Nanocharacterization Laboratory
  • Materials Science & Engineering 164 Electronic & Photonic Materials & Devices Laboratory

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering 112 Mechanical Systems Design (1 of 3 required to fulfill WIM)
  • Mechanical Engineering 131A Heat Transfer (1 of 3 required to fulfill WIM)
  • Mechanical Engineering 140 Advanced Thermal Systems (1 of 3 required to fulfill WIM)

Product Design

  • Mechanical Engineering 112 Mechanical Systems Design

2015-16 WIM Courses for Majors in the School of Earth Sciences
 

Earth Systems

  • Earth Systems 195 Natural Hazards and Risk Communication
  • Earth Systems 200 (= Environment and Resources 200) Sustaining Action: Research, Analysis and Writing for the Public
  • BioHopkins 172H Marine Ecology: From Organisms to Ecosystems

Energy Resource Engineering

  • Energy Resource Engineering 199 Senior Project and Seminar in Energy Resources

Geological and Environmental Sciences

  • Geological and Environmental Sciences 150 Senior Seminar: Issues in the Earth Sciences
  • Geophysics 199 Senior Seminar: Issues in Earth Sciences

Geophysics

  • Geological and Environmental Sciences 150 Senior Seminar: Issues in the Earth Sciences
  • Geophysics 199 Senior Seminar: Issues in Earth Sciences