Apr 20, 2021  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Management

  
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    BUM 4053 - Leadership & Ethics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Leadership and Ethics is a course that examines leadership ethical decision-making in the context of organizations. Various ethical perspectives are discussed with respect to strategic decision-making and the potential ramifications of these decisions. In addition, the student is exposed to various leadership theories with a focus on leadership that can bring transformation to an organization.

    Prerequisite: BUM 2183 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUM 4153 - Labor Management Relations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course examines U.S. domestic labor law and policy using internationally accepted human rights principles as standards for judgment. Considers the idea of human rights, its philosophical and moral origins, and introduces the legal and social obligations of both governments and non-state actors to respect the human rights of workers. It also addresses the use of negotiation and bargaining to resolve conflicts and disputes between organizations and groups. The course examines these issues in an internationally comparative context from international experts on various human rights issues.

    Prerequisite: BUM 2183 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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    BUM 4313 - Organizational Behavior

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Thorough study of human behavior in organizations. Principally concerned with understanding, predicting, and influencing human behavior in organizations. Concepts applied to the analysis and discussion of cases.

    Prerequisite: BUM 2183 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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Marketing

  
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    BUR 2153 - Principles of Marketing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Designed to give the student an understanding of the forces and institutions of the market-oriented society in which we live. Examines the business activities that direct the distribution of goods and services from producer to user. Business competence is developed through the study of the strategic functions of the market in an environment of individual freedom.

    Prerequisite: BUS 1183 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUR 3023 - Consumer Behavior

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Provides an analysis of the environmental, social, and psychological factors that influence an individual’s buying decisions. Areas studied include consumer motivation, personality, attitude formation and learning processes, social class, reference groups, marketing media, and institutions.

    Prerequisite: BUS 2013 , BUR 2153 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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    BUR 3043 - Sales Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course focuses on the primary responsibilities of sales managers. Topics covered include recruiting sales people, sales force training, building customer relationships, sales forecasting, establishing sales territories and quotas, analyzing expenses, and motivating and compensating sales people.

    Prerequisite: BUS 2013 , BUR 2153 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUR 3053 - Fundraising & Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This class will approach marketing and fundraising activities by focusing on the various target markets of nonprofits, including members, clients, the media, the community, donors, foundations, corporations and government and the communication methods to target each of these stakeholder groups. Marketing principles will be applied to all aspects of program development and evaluation, organizational development and nonprofit management. The various communications vehicles available to nonprofit organizations will be presented, including membership campaigns, capital campaigns, proposal writing and presentation, direct mail, special events, and individual major gift programs.

    Prerequisite: BUM 2183 , BUR 2153 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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    BUR 3063 - Special Topics in Marketing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    As this is a class that allows us to present “special” topics in marketing (timely, newsworthy, trending, etc.), the “current topic” would be changed to accommodate the exact topic that would be presented each semester.

    Prerequisite: BUS 1183  , MAT 1853 , BUR 2153 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUR 3143 - E-Commerce

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces students to the dynamics created in the marketplace by the innovative techniques developed by marketers selling products and services in the global environment. Students play an interactive role by developing and responding to questions in a class discussion environment. Students improve analytical skills by participating in real-life situations that require employing decision making tools.

    Prerequisite: BUR 2153 , BUS 2133 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUR 3163 - Integrated Marketing Communications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of advertising and other promotional activities. Topics include the promotion mix in marketing goods, services, ideas, and persons.

    Prerequisite: BUS 2013, BUR 2153, MAT 1853; Senior standing
    Availability: Spring


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    BUR 4443 - Marketing Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course examines the strategic role marketing plays in assisting businesses reach their goals and objectives. The planning processes marketing managers use to develop each functional area of marketing are studied. Students prepare and present a comprehensive marketing plan using actual case studies to identify the central issue, recommend alternatives, and implement strategies.

    Prerequisite: BUR 2153, BUM 2183, MAT 1853
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUR 4463 - International Marketing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course examines how to evaluate a country or region by developing a strategic global marketing plan for market expansion or new market entry. This is accomplished by identifying modes of entry, country and product selection, the scope of international marketing research, segmentation, channel distribution and global promotional strategies. The impact of service and product strategies (standardized versus localized strategies) and the relationship to culture and norms are discussed. Global pricing strategies are analyzed to identify transfer pricing, countertrade, piracy, exchange rate fluctuations, political and economic foreign risk in product selection.

    Prerequisite: BUI 3633, BUR 2153, MAT 1853
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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Business General

  
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    BUS 1183 - Introduction to Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Designed to provide students with a background in the major functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, manufacturing, information systems, human resource management, business law, and international business. Provides a tour of the several areas related to business and is the basis for business terminology and concepts taught in other course work in the business area.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 2013 - Business Statistics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Principles and applications of statistical methods, including central tendency, descriptive analysis of quantitative data, probability, inferential statistics involving one or more populations, and multiple linear regressions. Applications include economics, planning, market research, production/operations, and decision theory.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 or higher
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 2133 - Information Systems for Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A technical introduction to computer concepts and information technology in business, including hardware and software concepts, fundamentals of information systems, telecommunications, and business-related software packages. How each is useful to both the individual and the organization will be emphasized, both from a conceptual viewpoint as well as in terms of day to day uses in the modern business environment.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 2343 - Principles of Macroeconomics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Nature of economic concepts and problems. Course includes the basic theory of market price determination, extending into national economic measures, the business cycle, and the theory of the determination of national output, employment, and prices. Contemporary macroeconomic issues are discussed.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 2353 - Principles of Microeconomics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Nature of production, production costs, and the determination of prices in various market models. Includes a brief discussion of alternative economic systems and topics in externalities, economic growth, and international trade impacts on policy formation.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 3053 - Business Research Methods

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An applied and practical course surveying the contemporary advanced research methods and statistical techniques applied to business settings. Upon completion of the course and its prerequisite, students should have a comprehensive understanding of the research process. Topics include advanced research design and collection of data, the use of advanced statistical procedures such as multiple regressions, univariate and multivariate analysis of variance, factor analysis, as well as the interpretation and presentation of results. Students will have the opportunity to apply these concepts and methods to business problems through case- and/or project-oriented methodologies. Where appropriate, computer-assisted problem solving is applied to the use of the research models.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 , BUS 1183 , BUS 2013 , BUS 2133 
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 3063 - Volunteer & Board Development for Non-Profit Organizations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will examine a variety of issues in the effective recruitment, management and empowerment of people working in nonprofit organizations with a nonexclusive emphasis on volunteers. The role of volunteerism in society and how volunteer service, at all levels of the nonprofit organization, is effectively utilized by various types of nonprofits will be explored. Topics will include recruiting policies and practices, compensation packages and other incentives, training and personal investment, and methods of evaluation. Special emphasis will be focused on board selection, governance, and development, and the role of the board of directors as a special kind of volunteer human resource.

    Prerequisite: BUM 2183 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUSV 3101 - Selected Topics in Business

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Intensive study of a selected topic, which provides students an opportunity to study in areas other than those elsewhere defined.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 
    Availability: On Demand


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    BUSV 3102 - Selected Topics in Business

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    Intensive study of a selected topic, which provides students an opportunity to study in areas other than those elsewhere defined.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 
    Availability: On Demand


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    BUSV 3103 - Selected Topics in Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Intensive study of a selected topic, which provides students an opportunity to study in areas other than those elsewhere defined.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 
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    BUS 3193 - Business Law 1

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduction to the Anglo-American legal system beginning with the historical and continuing to the present-day basis of the common law and its influence on our modern statutory law. Emphasis on how to foresee and possibly avoid legal entanglements before becoming involved in litigation. Contracts, rights and responsibilities thereunder; sales, especially as governed by the Uniform Commercial Code; and the laws of Personal Property and Bailments as they pertain to business. Provides training in the art of listening, carefully analyzing, logically thinking, and accurately expressing conclusions. Combines case and problem analysis, lecture, and class discussions.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUS 3293 - Business Law 2

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Pursues the same methods of instruction as BUS 3193 (Bus. Law I). Commercial paper (negotiable instruments), creditor’s rights, secured transactions, agency, employment, partnerships, corporations, and special ventures. Exploration of legal and social environments of business involves government regulation and rights of consumers, interaction of the legal profession with business, and ethics. BUS 3193 and BUS 3293 prepare students for the legal portion of the CPA exam.

    Prerequisite: BUS 3193 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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    BUS 3433 - Enactus 1

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Enhances the knowledge of entrepreneurship. This is accomplished through team outreach projects where students and faculty participate with the community in the free enterprise system.  These projects provide students with an opportunity to teach others. By accepting the responsibility of teaching others, the student develops a deeper knowledge of the workings of entrepreneurship and the free enterprise system. This course is built upon team concepts.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall


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    BUS 3443 - Enactus 2

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Enhance the knowledge of entrepreneurship. This is accomplished through team outreach projects where students and faculty participate with the community in the free enterprise system.  These projects provide students with an opportunity to teach others. By accepting the responsibility of teaching others, the student develops a deeper knowledge of workings of entrepreneurship and the free enterprise system. This course is built upon team concepts. Enactus 2 builds upon the work completed in Enactus 1.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 
    Availability: Spring


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    BUS 4303 - Business Strategies

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is the capstone course for the Business major. This course is designed to help students examine both external and internal environments of an organization, identify key strategic issues, identify and choose from alternative strategies, and defend such decisions. Case histories of domestic and international organizations are examined, and the opportunities for and implications of strategic planning and managerial decision-making are discussed in tandem with the impact of external political, social, and economic factors.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 ; Senior standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    BUSV 4711 - Internship in Business

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Academically planned and supervised work experience with a business. This course also includes a weekly seminar. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice basic business skills while working in a corporate environment under the direction of a corporate manager and business professor. This course is required for all business majors. All internships require approval by the Dean or his representative. 120 Internship hours required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 ; Junior or Senior standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    BUSV 4712 - Internship in Business

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    Academically planned and supervised work experience with a business. This course also includes a weekly seminar. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice basic business skills while working in a corporate environment under the direction of a corporate manager and business professor. This course is required for all business majors. All internships require approval by the Dean or his representative. 120 Internship hours required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 ; Junior or Senior standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    BUSV 4713 - Internship in Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Academically planned and supervised work experience with a business. This course also includes a weekly seminar. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice basic business skills while working in a corporate environment under the direction of a corporate manager and business professor. This course is required for all business majors. All internships require approval by the Dean or his representative. 120 Internship hours required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853  ; Junior or Senior standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    BUSV 4714 - Internship in Business

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Academically planned and supervised work experience with a business. This course also includes a weekly seminar. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice basic business skills while working in a corporate environment under the direction of a corporate manager and business professor. This course is required for all business majors. All internships require approval by the Dean or his representative. 120 Internship hours required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 ; Junior or Senior standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    BUSV 4811 - Independent Project in Business

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Student-proposed project involving the study of a limited subject area described in a learning contract negotiated by the student with a faculty member who accepts responsibility for guidance and evaluation. Approval by the Dean of the school is required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 , Senior standing, and 2.50 GPA in major field.


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    BUSV 4812 - Independent Project in Business

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    Student-proposed project involving the study of a limited subject area described in a learning contract negotiated by the student with a faculty member who accepts responsibility for guidance and evaluation. Approval by the Dean of the school is required.
     

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 , Senior standing, and 2.50 GPA in major field.


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    BUSV 4813 - Independent Project in Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Student-proposed project involving the study of a limited subject area described in a learning contract negotiated by the student with a faculty member who accepts responsibility for guidance and evaluation. Approval by the Dean of the school is required.

    Prerequisite: MAT 1853 , Senior standing, and 2.50 GPA in major field.


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Cross-Cultural Studies

*See Biblical and Theological Studies (BIB), Christian Social Ministry (CSM), Ministry Leadership Studies (MLS), and Student Ministries (STM) for other School of Ministry course offerings.

  
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    CCS 3003 - Calling, Character, and Adjustment

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the character and competencies required in cross-cultural ministry. Attention is given to issues of calling, character qualities, and adjustment challenges that characterize ministry in cross-cultural settings.

    Availability: Fall/Even Springs


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    CCS 3013 - Cultural Competence and Ethnography

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to issues of cultural understanding including worldview, value systems, ethnography, and cross-cultural communication. Emphasis is placed on guided cross-cultural interaction and involvement.

    Availability: Spring


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    CCS 3043 - Inner-City Church

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of ministries of churches and church-related agencies in diverse cultural contexts.An examination of the uniqueness of pastoral care, preaching style, and hermeneutics within a cross-cultural, inner-city context. Attention is given to social and dynamic structures which challenge urban ministry, resources for theological reflection, and transformational practice.

    Availability: On Demand (usually Odd Springs)


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    CCS 3053 - Interpreting Scripture in Multicultural Contexts

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Provides an introduction to intercultural communication and multicultural Christian education and the ways the Bible is read, heard, and interpreted in different cultures.

    Availability: Spring


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    CCS 3063 - History and Theology of Missions

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An introduction to the study of the theology of missions, history of missions, and various philosophies and strategies of missions.

    Availability: Fall


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    CCS 3073 - Cross-Cultural Studies Travel Experience

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides students an opportunity to examine a specific global context through on-site study. Students will examine historical background, religions and cultures prevalent in the area, pertinent demographics, and geo-political dynamics in order to gain an overall understanding of a specific destination and make appropriate application to cross cultural Christian ministry.

    Availability: On Demand (usually Odd Summers)


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    CCS 3083 - Refugees, Migration and Global Displacement

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will introduce students to concepts, terms and issues related to global refugees, internally displaced peoples and migration. Particular focus for this course will be placed on refugee situations. Attention will be given to the history and causation factors of displacement, migration movements, human rights and international frameworks for refugee-asylee protection, resettlement processes and repatriation. A specific aspect of the course will focus on programs and issues pertaining to the United States refugee resettlement program in particular.

    Availability: Odd Springs


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    CCS 3313 - African American Religious Experience

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the historical, sociological and spiritual pilgrimage of African Americans from slavery into contemporary life and the suppositions of African American religious life which help shape the social and contextual hegemony of the African American community.

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    CCS 3503 - World Religions

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the essential character of religion, its meaning and significance in human experience and a critical study of the major world religions along with an attempt to assess their social significance and comparison with Christianity.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    CCS 4003 - Strategic Analysis and Social Change

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduces students to the process of social change with a view to understanding and influencing the change process. Attention is given to the analytical process and to strategic planning and implementation related to change.

    Availability: Spring


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    CCS 4023 - Urban Justice Issues

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An examination of contemporary interpretations of justice/injustice in relation to urban (domestic and international) life. An exploration of the implications of theories of justice for public policy with a focus on ministry.

    Availability: Fall


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    CCS 4033 - Cross Cultural Understandings of Illness and Health

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    In this course attention will be given to the ways in which persons from different cultural contexts understand the issues of human nature, illness, and health. Students will move from an examination of the holistic view of human nature in biblical perspective to a consideration of human nature in Western cultural perspective, followed by investigation of selected non-Western cultural settings. The course culminates with consideration of implications for Christian healing ministries in non-Western contexts.

    Availability: Fall


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    CCS 4043 - Experiential Learning Abroad

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study abroad is a transformative experience that has the potential to broaden and deepen your understanding of the world. This course is designed to facilitate and reinforce the experiential learning gained through the participation in a study abroad program.


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    CCS 4093 - Islam

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A thorough examination of the religion of Islam from the standpoint of its origins, historical development, sacred literature, beliefs, ethics, calendar, and practices. Attention will also be given to the variations of Islam related to sects and geography, the impact of Islam on world events, and avenues of effective Christian witness to Muslims.

    Availability: Odd Falls


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Chemistry

  
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    CHM 1000 - Introductory Chemistry Recitation

    0 Credit Hour(s)
    Interactive learning and recitation session reinforcing principles such as structure and bonding, atomic theory, states of matter, periodic relationships, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solids, liquids and gases, solution properties and concentrations, acids and bases, equilibrium and radioactivity.

    Corequisite: CHM 1003 
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 1003 - Introductory Chemistry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A course in chemistry that covers measurement and calculations, matter and energy, elements, atoms and molecules, nomenclature, chemical reactions, chemical composition, atomic structure, bonding, physical states, solutions, acids and bases, equilibrium, oxidation and reduction, and radioactivity. This course is designed for students with no high school chemistry or whose preparation is such they need a preliminary course for CHM 1013 - General Chemistry I .

    Corequisite: CHM 1000 
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 1010 - General Chemistry I Recitation

    0 Credit Hour(s)
    Fundamental principles of general chemistry (CHM 1013 ) involving active learning of: matter and measurements, atomic structure, periodicity; chemical formulas, equations and stoichiometry; chemical bonding, molecular structure, reactions, acid-base theory and calculations, gases.

    Prerequisite: Completing high school algebra II (with C or better) or college algebra; high school chemistry or introductory chemistry (either with C or better); SAT score in math of 515 or higher; ACT score in math of 21 or higher; score of 13/20 or higher on the PBA general chemistry diagnostic exam.
    Corequisite: CHM 1013  and CHM 1011 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1011 - General Chemistry I Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Fundamental principles of general chemistry including the topics of: properties of matter, measurements, calculations, atomic structure, stoichiometry, formulas, reactions, solutions, acid-base theory, and gases.

    Prerequisite: Completing high school algebra II (with C or better) or college algebra; high school chemistry or introductory chemistry (either with C or better); SAT score in math of 515 or higher; ACT score in math of 21 or higher; score of 13/20 or higher on the PBA general chemistry diagnostic exam.
    Corequisite: CHM 1013  and CHM 1010 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1013 - General Chemistry I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Fundamental principles of general chemistry including: matter and measurements, atomic structure, periodicity; chemical formulas, equations and stoichiometry; chemical bonding, molecular structure, reactions, acid-base theory and calculations, gases.

    Prerequisite: Completing high school algebra II (with C or better) or college algebra; high school chemistry or introductory chemistry (either with C or better); SAT score in math of 515 or higher; ACT score in math of 21 or higher; score of 13/20 or higher on the PBA general chemistry diagnostic exam.
    Corequisite: CHM 1010  and CHM 1011 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1020 - General Chemistry II Recitation

    0 Credit Hour(s)
    The fundamental principles of general chemistry ( ) involving active learning of: solution theory, colligative properties, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base equilibrium, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1013 , CHM 1010 , and CHM 1011  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 1023  and CHM 1021 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1021 - General Chemistry II Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Continuation of General Chemistry I Laboratory (CHM 1011 )-Fundamental principles of general chemistry including: solution theory, colligative properties, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base equilibrium, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1013  (with C- or better), CHM 1010 , CHM 1011 (with C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 1023  and CHM 1020 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1023 - General Chemistry II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Continuation of General Chemistry I (CHM 1013 ) Fundamental principles of general chemistry including: solution theory, colligative properties, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base equilibrium, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry

    Prerequisite: CHM 1013  (with C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 1020  and CHM 1021 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 1111 - Principles of Chemistry Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    A laboratory component to the lecture course: CHM 1123 Principles of Chemistry

    Prerequisite: Completion of a year of high school Algebra II (with B or better) or C- or better in MAT 1153 
    Corequisite: CHM 1120  and CHM 1123 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    CHM 1120 - Principles of Chemistry Recitation

    0 Credit Hour(s)
    Interactive Learning and recitation session reinforcing principles such as structure and bonding, state of matter chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solution properties and concentrations, acids and bases, organic functional group structures, properties and chemistry, structure and properties of biomolecules, and metabolic pathways.

    Prerequisite: Completion of a year of high school Algebra II (with B or better) or C- or better in MAT 1153 
    Corequisite: CHM 1111  and CHM 1123 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    CHM 1123 - Principles of Chemistry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A one semester survey course in general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics covered include: atomic structure, bonding, states of matter, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, structure and properties of organic compounds, structure, properties and metabolism of biomolecules, and biochemical energy production. (Note: This course is designed for nursing majors. Other students may take it with permission of instructor).

    Prerequisite: Completion of a year of high school Algebra II (with B or better) or C- or better in MAT 1153 
    Corequisite: CHM 1111  and CHM 1120 , MAT 1853 
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    CHM 2011 - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Laboratory techniques and methods of organic chemistry, including crystallization, extraction, chromatography, and distillation.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1021  and   (with C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 2013 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 2013 - Organic Chemistry I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of hydrocarbons, both aliphatic and aromatic, and stereochemistry.

    Prerequisite:   and   (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 2011 
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 3002 - Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    A laboratory course to complement CHM 3003  Analytical Chemistry. Focus is on basic gravimetric, titrametric, electrochemical, spectrophotometric, and chromatographic methods. Four hours laboratory a week.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1021 , CHM 1023 , MAT 1853  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 3003 
    Availability: Spring


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    CHM 3003 - Analytical Chemistry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the principles involved in basic analytical procedures, using gravimetric, volumetric, and instrumental analysis in the laboratory. Students enrolling in this course must also enroll in corresponding lab (CHM 3002 ).

    Prerequisite: CHM 1021 , CHM 1023 , MAT 1853  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 3002 
    Availability: Spring


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    CHM 3011 - Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    An introduction to the theory of instrumental methods of chemical analysis. The use of infrared, visible, ultraviolet, atomic absorption and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, gas chromatography and electrochemical methods for separation, identification and analysis in chemistry is presented.

    Prerequisite: CHM 3003  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 3013 
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 3013 - Instrumental Analysis

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of basic electronics, design, operation, data capture, and data interpretation of basic instrumentation used for separation, identification and analysis in chemistry.

    Prerequisite:   and CHM 3003  (both with C- or better) 
    Corequisite: CHM 3011 
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 3301 - Biochemistry I Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    The laboratory portion provides an experimental experience in working with biological active materials and familiarity with standard biochemical techniques. They may include spectrophotometry; chromatography; isotope-tracer techniques, ultracentrifugation; enzyme kinetics; and isolation, purification, and characterization of protein, nucleic acids, and subcellular organelles.

    Prerequisite: CHM 2013  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 3303 
    Availability: Spring/Fall/Summer


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    CHM 3303 - Biochemistry I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The lecture portion provides an introduction to modern biochemical principles, structures and properties of biologically important molecules and macromolecules, the equilibrium and thermodynamics of biochemical systems, and metabolic processes leading to the generation and storage of cellular energy.

    Prerequisite: CHM 2013  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: Recommended CHM 3301 
    Availability: Spring/Fall/Summer


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    CHM 3313 - Biochemistry II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Continuation of CHM 3303 - Biochemistry I . Focus is on nucleic acids, biosynthesis of nucleic acids, protein synthesis, photosynthesis, nitrogen metabolism, cellular signaling, and recent advances in biochemistry.

    Prerequisite: CHM 3303 , CHM 3301  (C- or better)
    Corequisite: CHM 3311 
    Availability: Spring


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    CHM 3413 - Medicinal Chemistry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will provide an introduction to the principles of medicinal chemistry. It will include surveys of several major drug families. Students will gain an understanding of how medicinal products are discovered, isolated, and modified to increase potency and effectiveness. Students will study drug structure-activity relationships and will learn to predict the physico-chemical properties of a drug based on the presence of certain functional groups within their overall chemical structure. Basic knowledge of the major pathways of drug metabolism and factors that can contribute to drug-drug interactions will also be discussed. Topics will build upon knowledge of general, organic, biochemistry and pharmacology and relate to the field of drug discovery and drug development in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1023  and CHM 2013  (C- or better)
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 4113 - Research Methods

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduction to the logic of the scientific method for gathering information in chemistry and basic principles of designing, executing and interpreting experimental studies. Emphasis will be placed on using the chemical literature and using appropriate writing skills.

    Prerequisite: Senior standing, except for Pharmaceutical Concentration students who may take it as juniors.
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 4213 - Informatics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is offered for undergraduate students from faculties of medicinal & biological chemistry, chemistry, biology, computer science and mathematics. Recent advances in fields such as bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, and pharmacogenomics increased demand for people with combined experience in biology, chemistry and computer science. The informatics course, will present the latest tools available in the field and their usage for derivation of biological/chemical insight on structure-function relationships including analysis, virtual-engineering and modeling of mechanism, stability, specificity, as well as protein-protein and protein-drug interactions. The course will introduce the tools available for structural informatics including description of their algorithms and the affect of modifying user-available parameters. Derivation of biological/chemical insight will be discussed and emerging trends will be outlined.

    Prerequisite: Junior standing in the Natural Science, Math or Computer Science majors.
    Availability: Fall


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    CHM 4321 - Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences Laboratory

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Selected experiments in determining physical properties, equilibrium, thermodynamic and kinetics.

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing in the Medicinal Biological and Chemistry major.
    Corequisite: CHM 4323 
    Availability: Spring


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    CHM 4323 - Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Studies of the major principles of physical chemistry with material on the nature of matter, bonding, thermodynamics, equilibrium, kinetics, and other properties of chemical and physical systems. An emphasis will be placed on biological systems.

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing in the Medicinal Biological and Chemistry major.
    Corequisite: CHM 4321 
    Availability: Spring


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    CHM 4714 - Internship

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    An internship in a chemical research laboratory, commercial laboratory, state laboratory, or other appropriate site.

    Prerequisite: CHM 4113  ( C- or better) and permission from Department of Chemistry Coordinator
    Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer


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    CHM 4914 - Senior Research

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Experience in designing and carrying out an original research project.

    Prerequisite: CHM 4113  (C- or better) and senior status, except for Pharmaceutical Concentration students who may take it as juniors.
    Availability: Spring


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Communication

  
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    COM 1023 - Voice and Diction

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the structure and production of English as a speaker language.

    Availability: On Demand


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    COM 1033 - Introduction to Mass Media

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Survey of the role of mass media in contemporary American society.Emphasis on the technological, social, and governmental factors that shape the media.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 1113 - Public Speaking

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the processes of oral communication, including critical thinking and listening. Experience in public speaking with an emphasis on organization of material, articulation and nonverbal communication.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 2043 - Interpretation and Performance of Literature

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduction to the study of literature as a presentational art form; analysis of prose and poetry; the development of performance skills emphasizing voice and bodily responsiveness in the presentation of literary text.

    Availability: On Demand


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    COM 2113 - Studies in Listening

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Analysis of the process of listening; listening skills exercises; oral and written assignments.

    Availability: Odd Falls


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    COM 2133 - Interpersonal Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the nature of the interpersonal communication process and of the variables affecting the process and the individual involved.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 2333 - Organizational Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Theoretical study of the structure, process and function of communication within and between organizations. An analysis of emerging issues is examined.

    Availability: Spring


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    COM 2803 - Foundations of Public Relations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Foundational survey of issues in public relations, including corporate image, persuasion strategies, consumer-related agencies, and political and social campaigns.

    Availability: Fall


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    COM 3013 - Advanced Rhetorical Studies

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Critical analysis of public addresses. Trains students to select, organize, and deliver material for specific types of speeches.

    Prerequisite: COM 1113 
    Availability: Odd Springs


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    COM 3023 - Group Dynamics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Theory, principles, and methods of group dynamics, leadership, and discussion.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 3033 - Persuasion

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Theory, psychology, methods, and ethics of speech communication designed to influence human decision-making, choice of belief, attitude, and behavior.

    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 3123 - Writing for Public Relations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the historical background of the profession, emphasizing presentational techniques, publicity preparation, and development of special events.

    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENG 1123 
    Availability: Fall


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    COM 3163 - Non-Verbal Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduces “the silent language” and research in such areas as time (chronemics), space (proxemics), physical characteristics, touch (haptics) communication, and voice (paralanguage).

    Availability: Spring


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    COM 3173 - Interviewing Studies

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study the interviewing process, structure, and various types and uses of interviewing.

    Availability: On Demand


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    COM 3203 - Intercultural Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduction of the basic elements of communication and culture.Explores differences in perception, verbal and nonverbal messages.

    Availability: Fall


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    COM 3223 - Rhetoric in Western Thought

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the major trends in rhetorical theory from classical times to the present.Analysis and criticism of theoretical concepts in speechmaking and persuasion pedagogy.

    Availability: Even Falls


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    COM 3253 - Gender Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the basic elements of communication and gender differences and current theories. Also explores differences in male and female verbal and nonverbal messages.

    Availability: Spring


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    COM 3343 - Argumentation & Debate

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Logical foundation of the argumentation process; practical experience in analysis, reasoning, case building, evaluation of evidence, and forms of debate.

    Prerequisite: COM 1113  and COM 2133 
    Availability: Fall


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    COM 3363 - Professional Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Theory and practice in the use of communication techniques necessary for effective leadership and participation in committee work, informal groups, and business conferences.

    Prerequisite: COM 1113 
    Availability: Fall


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    COM 3513 - Communication Ethics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Using texts from classic and modern literature, theatre, and film, this course will survey and analyze moral philosophy as it pertains to effective, ethical communication in personal life and the public sphere.

    Prerequisite: COM 1033 , COM 1113 , upper division standing
    Availability: Fall/Spring


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    COM 3543 - History and Philosophy of American Media

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A comprehensive overview of the history of American mass communications from colonial days to the present. Includes print, newspaper, radio, television, video, recording, and computer-based media. Examines the philosophical, ideological, and religious underpinnings of the nation’s media development.

    Availability: Odd Springs


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    COM 3563 - Introduction to Communication Research

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Study of the basics of communication research, methods, and ethics. Students will apply themselves in a directed completion of a research project.

    Prerequisite: COM 1113  and COM 2133 
    Availability: Spring


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