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MCB Course Restrictions and Waitlists for Fall 2019

MCB 101 – seats are removed from capacity in order to accommodate those on priority lists.  As registration progresses, seats held for those will be released as they register.  There will be some open seats to start with. For more information, email Deb Bielser at bielser@illinois.edu.

MCB 245 – registration is restricted until April 19.  Students can add their name to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb245_FA19_waitlist

MCB 301 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and then juniors until April 15 when restrictions will be removed.

MCB 354 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors. Students can request authorization from Alejandra via the online form at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354FA19_AuthorizationRequest

MCB 364 – registration is restricted to MCB seniors and then juniors until April 15.  Students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb364ecbwaitlist_FA19

MCB 428 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors until April 15 when restrictions will be removed.

MCB 450 – registration is not restricted.  When course fills students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb450waitlist_FA19

MCB 461 – registration is not restricted. When course fills students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb461waitlist_FA19

MCB 493 APL – Students can add their names to the online waitlist at https://go.illinois.edu/mcb493aplwaitlist_FA19

MCB Course Restrictions: Spring 2019

 

 

Course

 

Restriction

Date Removed  

Waitlist

 

Link/Contact

 

 

 

MCB 101

MCB reviews a priority list of students whose major requires this course and allots for those students in need of seats. Other students are permitted to watch for seats to become available to register – No wait list.  

 

 

After priority list has been accommodated

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

kenchap@illinois.edu

 

MCB 247 Students can only register for this course via a priority list (through their advisor) or our online waitlist Nov. 19 Yes http://go.illinois.edu/mcb247_SP19_waitlist

 

 

 

MCB 301

This course is restricted to MCB and Biochemistry Juniors and Seniors.  

Nov. 12

 

No

 

 

rlalt@illinois.edu

 

 

MCB 354

This course is restricted to MCB and Biochemistry Juniors and Seniors.  

Never

 

Yes

 

 

https://go.illinois.edu/MCB354SP19_AuthorizationRequest

 

MCB 364

This course is restricted to MCB and Biochemistry Juniors and Seniors.  

Nov. 12

 

No

 

https://go.illinois.edu/mcb364waitlist_SP19

 

MCB 408

This course is restricted to MCB and Biochemistry Juniors and Seniors.  

Never

 

No

 

 

None

 

 

MCB 450

There is no restriction for this course, but it fills up quickly.  

NA

 

Possibly

 

 

https://go.illinois.edu/mcb450waitlist_SP19

 

 

MCB 458

This course is restricted to MCB and Biochemistry Juniors and Seniors.  

Never

 

No

 

None

Fall 2018 MCB Course Restrictions Information

MCB Course Restrictions for FA18 Registration

 

MCB 101 – seats are removed from capacity in order to accommodate those on priority lists.  As registration progresses seats held for those will be released as they register.

 

MCB 245 – registration is restricted until April 20.  Restrictions will be removed on April 2.  Students can add their name to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb245_FA18_waitlist and will receive an email with registration information once I am able to authorize them.

 

MCB 301 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors until April 16 when restrictions will be removed.

 

MCB 354 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors. Students can request authorization from Alejandra via the online form at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354FA18_AuthorizationRequest

 

MCB 428 – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors until April 16 when restrictions will be removed.  When course fills students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb428waitlist_FA18

 

MCB 450 – registration is not restricted.  When course fills students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb450waitlist_FA18

 

MCB 461 – registration is not restricted. When course fills students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb461waitlist_FA18

 

MCB 493 ECB – registration is restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors and juniors until April 16.  Students can add their names to the online waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb493ecbwaitlist_FA18

Important Information for Students Pursuing the Chemistry Minor

If you need advanced hours to complete the chemistry minor, you have a variety of classes to choose which should challenge and interest you.

Please note that some course seats such as CHEM 360 are in high demand by chemistry majors and seats may not be available for student’s pursuing the minor. Restricted seats will be opened according to this website. http://advising.scs.illinois.edu/information-on-chbe-and-chem-courses-restrictions/

Students who are needing advanced hours to complete the chemistry minor can choose any of the following courses:

CHEM 312 Inorganic Chemistry credit: 3 Hours.

CHEM 332 Elementary Organic Chem II credit: 4 Hours. – Never Restricted

CHEM 360 Chemistry of the Environment credit: 3 Hours.  Likely will be full before restrictions removed.

CHEM 436 Fundamental Organic Chem II credit: 3 Hours.  

CHEM 440 Physical Chemistry Principles credit: 4 Hours. – Never Restricted

CHEM 442 Physical Chemistry I credit: 4 Hours.

CHEM 444 Physical Chemistry II credit: 4 Hours.

CHEM 450 Astrochemistry credit: 4 Hours.

CHEM 474 Drug Discovery & Development credit: 3 Hours. – Never Restricted

CHEM 480 Polymer Chemistry credit: 3 or 4 Hours.

CHEM 482 Polymer Physics credit: 3 or 4 Hours.

CHEM 483 Solid State Structural Anlys credit: 4 Hours.

CHEM 488 Surfaces and Colloids credit: 3 or 4 Hours.

The following courses may not be used to complete the minor: CHEM 315 , CHEM 397, CHEM 420, CHEM 445,CHEM 447, CHEM 492, CHEM 494, CHEM 496, CHEM 497 and CHEM 499.

Information on MCB Course Restrictions

MCB 101 – Interested students should watch the course schedule closely for openings.  These will become available sporadically throughout the registration period.

MCB 199, Merit– All seats restricted and managed by Alejandra Stenger.  There are request forms available to fill out at http://mcb.illinois.edu/undergrad/opportunities/merit_program/

MCB 247 – Managed via waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb247_SP18_waitlist.  Must be on the waitlist to receive permissions for the course.

MCB 301 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors until November 13.  Restrictions will be removed on November 13.

MCB 354 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors. Restrictions will not be removed.  Non-majors or biology students wanting course should fill out the request form at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354SP18_AuthorizationRequest

MCB 408 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors.  Non-majors interested in taking the course should email Alejandra Stenger ( astenger@illinois.edu ) to be placed on a waiting list.

MCB 458 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors.  Restrictions will not be removed.

MCB 493 FIP– Restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors.  Restrictions will not be removed.  Juniors in MCB and BIOC can email Lori Raetzman for permission (raetzman@illinois.edu)

MCB 493 ECB – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors until November 13.  Restrictions will be removed on November 13.

BIOC 455 – Effective immediately remaining seats will be restricted to juniors and seniors in Biochemistry.  This is to ensure that all biochem students that need the course are able to get it.  If seats remain after November 13 the restrictions will be lifted.

Fall courses for Military-Connected Students

The Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education is offering the following three electives in the fall semester. A description of each course and CRN are below. The courses were designed specifically for military-connected students to assist with their transition and integration at the University of Illinois.

All courses will take place at the Center for Wounded Veterans: 908 W. Nevada Street, Urbana.

Veterans Leadership Transition (2.0 credits)  CRN 54672

Offered 1st 8-week session of the semester on Tue / Thurs 11a – 12:20p

Having veterans on campus is an honor. The University recognizes the vast experiences and leadership that veterans bring from the military. For some returning veterans, going back to school can present unique challenges. There are many offices on campus and within the community that are designed to see veterans succeed. This course is designed for veterans who are freshman and transfer students to learn about assistive resources, gain practical skills that will support their transition to campus, reflect on their service history and new mission as students, and develop community. Students will engage and complete readings and assignments related to the “Hero’s Journey” by Joseph Campbell. 

Career Development for Military Connected Students (2.0 credits)  CRN 68462

Offered 2nd 8-week session of the semester on Tue / Thurs 11a – 12:20p 

The objective of this course is to introduce military-connected students to the subject of career development and to provide strategies that enable them to land a career and succeed in the workplace. This course provides an overview of the civilian and federal job search process, resources for creating effective resumes and cover letters, interview preparation, job negotiations, professional networking and knowledge of various industries and organizations. Additionally, employee rights and benefits to include retirement programs will be discussed in detail, as well as tips for business-related functions, workplace challenges and situations, making sense of your paycheck, increasing your salary, and the importance of finding a mentor(s) early in your academic career.

Rally Point – Workshops (1.0 credit)  CRN 68463

Offered full semester; Tuesdays from 5p – 5:50p

The goals of this course are to: 1) continue to guide you through your transition to civilian and college life; 2) identify and examine obstacles, problems, and issues that may be arising during the second half of the semester; and 3) teach and implement adaptive coping and problem-solving strategies for dealing with current and future stressors.

2017 EMT-Basic Course Through Illini EMS

2017 EMT-Basic Course Through Illini EMS

Become a leader in the healthcare field by learning life-saving knowledge and skills in the spring 2017 EMT-Basic course through Illini EMS! Learn to take charge in medical emergencies and gain hands-on experience with real patients in the emergency room and out in the Champaign-Urbana community. Our EMT-B course will challenge students to shift from passive bystanders to active healthcare professionals. Over the course of the spring 2017 semester you will learn:

·         Treatment of cardiac arrest beyond CPR

·         In-depth pre-hospital treatment of heart attacks, strokes, respiratory disease, diabetes, emergency childbirth, allergic reactions, psychiatric emergencies, and much more

·         Management of shock, hemorrhage, and a variety of traumatic injuries

·         Pharmacological interventions

·         Medical terminology

·         Patient assessment and the interpretation of a patient’s vital signs

Our course prepares students for the National Registry Exam, certifying them as an EMT-B. Our mix of classroom training, online material, and clinical exposure provides our students a strong foundation for a future in healthcare. If interested, more information can be found on our website at https://www.fsi.illinois.edu/iems/. To apply, read through the Course Policies and Procedures form found on the Documents page for a full list of application requirements, and complete the Application Questionnaire found on the Courses page under the EMT-B section. 

Completed applications are due Thursday, December 8th at 5:30 PM, with all required physical forms submitted to the IEMS office (room 115A, Illini Union). Questions? Contact us at illinimedservices@illinois.edu or (217) 333-9492.

Overview of MCB Course Restrictions and Information

MCB 101: most seats reserved for students on priority lists through their advisor.  There will be 61 unrestricted seats.  Once those are gone students should just watch and wait for openings as we will be opening additional seats as they are available.  All restrictions for this course will be lifted on November 18.

MCB 247: This course is locked down and restricted to students on a priority list from their department or the Career Center and our waiting list, which is posted in the course schedule, until November 18.  After November 18 all restrictions will be removed

MCB 301: restricted to declared MCB & BIOC juniors and seniors until November 14.  Students needing to get into this course should email Renee Alt at rlalt@illinois.edu to be added to a wait list.

MCB 354: will be restricted to declared MCB & BIOC juniors and seniors.  Any students not fitting into one of the categories can fill out the following form: http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354SP17_AuthorizationRequest, for consideration.  Do not email Alejandra, just fill out the form.

MCB 462: once this course is full, students can email the instructors (Martha or Rhanor Gillette) to be placed on a waiting list.

MCB 450: once this course is full students should contact Renee Alt at rlalt@illinois.edu to be placed on a waiting list.  Please note, non-degree students have to wait until 4th day of class to get authorized for registration and that will only happen if there are still seats remaining in the course.

Students wanting to be considered for an MCB Merit Workshop should use one of the following forms.

MCB 150 (MCB 199): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB199SP17_MCB150Merit 

MCB 250 (MCB 299 50A): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB299SP17_MCB250Merit 

MCB 252 (MCB 299 52A): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB299SP17_MCB252Merit

IB 150 Merit has it’s own lecture this semester.  Students participating in IB 150 Merit should take the AL2 lecture, the AE1 discussion and register for IB 199 to earn the extra credit hour.  Questions about this should be directed to Denise Kendall at kendalld@illinois.edu

LAS 199: Exploring the World of Work (CRN 53016)

LAS 199 (EWW) Exploring the World of Work (CRN 53016)

Instructor: Melissa Schoeplein, LAS Career Development Specialist

Target audience: freshmen & sophomores; all LAS majors

Second 8 weeks; Tuesdays from 3-4:50 in 221 Gregory Hall

In this course, students will develop a personal and professional development plan that integrates their interests, skills, values, and knowledge to make the most of their time as an LAS undergraduate at the University of Illinois and to experience the challenges and opportunities of thinking intentionally about their professional future. Students will explore potential career opportunities for liberal arts and sciences students and learn about options for career development at Illinois. Students will also learn how to articulate through professional communication the skills and perspectives emphasized by an LAS education and consider the value of a liberal arts and sciences education in today’s globalized world of work.

Quotes from spring 2016 students:

“[This course] encourages students to think thoroughly of their future career development and to make full use of their time here at U of I.”

“[This course] helped me with developing skills for the future. I can definitely start to separate myself from everyone.”

“Great course! It gives you the ability to experience the working world and the several aspects that allow for a student to become successful in the real world.”

 

EPSY 220: Career Theory and Practice

Looking for a Social and Behavioral Science general education requirement? In EPSY 220, students create a personalized academic and career plan with the support of their instructor and classmates. Through class discussions, lectures, self-assessments, and exploratory assignments, students are encouraged to consider their academic major and their future career paths. The course emphasizes work towards milestones in students’ career journey, including creating cover letters and resumes, Grounded in several prominent psychological theories of career and adult development, EPSY 220 provides students with an important gateway to the world of work.

Previous students say:

“I honestly think the course should be mandatory for all majors, as it helps prepare students for the workforce and life outside of school.” Senior

“No question the best way to prepare for a career or internship. The skills and knowledge learned in this course are invaluable.” – Senior

If you have any questions, contact Course Coordinator Sarah Rinehart at srineha2@illinois.edu.