Oct 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Biology Banked Courses

  
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    BIOL 4999 - Senior Topics


    1


Biomedical Engineering

  
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    BIME 2080 - Foundations of Biomedical Engineering


    2 S Formerly BIME 3000

    1 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: ENGR 2000  or consent of instructor. Application of fundamental engineering skills to solve problems in medicine and biology. Introduces students to a wide range of state-of-the-art applications in biomedical engineering and promotes understanding of interdisciplinary nature of the field.
  
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    BIME 4030 - Biomechanics and Materials


    4

    3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: ENGR 2450  with minimum grade of C (2.0); ENGR 3024 ; P/C: ENGR 3034 . Concepts of statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, and fluid mechanics applied to biological systems. Characterization of biological materials, including time-dependent properties.
  
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    BIME 4040 - Physiological Systems and Modeling for Engineering I


    3 F

    3 lecture hours per week. P: BIME 2080 ; ENGR 2022  with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or consent of instructor. Quantitative approach to human physiology from the biomedical engineering perspective with emphasis on cellular, neural, endocrine and musculoskeletal systems. Introduction to numerical simulation of physiologic processes and simple control/feedback systems.
  
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    BIME 4050 - Physiological Systems and Modeling for Engineering II


    3 S

    3 lecture hours per week. P: BIME 4040  or consent of instructor. Quantitative approach to human physiology from the biomedical engineering perspective with emphasis on cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal and gastrointestinal systems. Applied numerical simulation of physiologic processes and control/feedback systems.
  
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    BIME 4200 - Biomedical Instrumentation


    4

    3 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: BIME 2080 ; ENGR 3050 . Instrumentation and techniques used in acquisition, processing, and presentation of biomedical signals: transducers, sensors, Fourier analysis, flow measurement, medical imaging, biosensors, amplifiers, bridge circuits, and measurement of physical parameters and electrophysiological signals.

Bioprocess Engineering

  
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    BIOE 3013 - Engineering Applications in Microbial Systems


    3 Formerly BIOE 3016

     

    3 lecture hours per week. P: ENGR 2450  with minimum C (2.0); MATH 2154 ; P/C: CHEM 2750 , CHEM 2753 . Engineering applications and analytical models for microbiology, biochemistry, and genetic engineering. Applies engineering principles such as protein, lipid, carbohydrate and nucleic acid biochemistry to enzyme kinetics and regulation, metabolic pathways, and mass transfer to biological processes and how cellular formation is altered.
  
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    BIOE 3250 - Bioprocess Engineering Systems


    3

    2 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: BIOE 3013 ; CHEM 2750 , CHEM 2753 . Engineering concepts for biological conversion of raw materials to pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, fuels, biological products, and chemicals. Includes enzyme, bioreaction and cellular growth kinetics, bioreactor stoichiometry, analytical characterization of biological products, and design, analysis, selection, scale up, and control of bioreactors and fermenters.
  
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    BIOE 4006 - Bioprocess Engineering Validation and Quality


    2

    2 lecture hours per week. P: BIOE 3250 ; MATH 3307 ; consent of instructor. Foundations of bioprocess validation and good manufacturing practices to ensure safe products, reduce the risk of adverse reactions, and avoid recalls. Emphasizes cost effectiveness and level of validation required for different phases of development, license application, and process improvements.
  
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    BIOE 4010 - Bioprocess Separation Engineering


    3

    2 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: BIOE 3250 ; ENGR 3034 . Unit operations used in biological processing useful in product isolation and purification. Solid-liquid separation, filtration, centrifugation, cell disruption, isolation, purification, chromatography and drying.
  
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    BIOE 4020 - Bioprocess Plant Design, Simulation and Analysis


    3

    3 lecture hours per week. P: BIOE 4010 ; MATH 3307 . Engineering principles for design of systems for processing biological materials into primary and secondary products and study of techniques for mathematically describing biological systems. Covers delivery scheduling, storage requirements, economic analysis, process control and instrumentation of bioprocess plants.

Bioprocess Engineering Banked Courses

  
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    BIOE 3016 - Engineering Applications in Microbial Systems


    2

    2 lecture hours per week. P: ENGR 2450  with a minimum C (2.0); MATH 2154 . Engineering applications and analytical models for microbiology, biochemistry, environmental, and genetic engineering. Applies engineering principles such enzyme kinetics, metabolic pathways, mass transfer to biological processes and how cellular formation is altered.

Biostatistics

  
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    BIOS 1500 - Introduction to Biostatistics


    3 F,S

    P: MATH 1065  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Application of statistics to health field. Topics include organization and display of different types of data, elementary probability, and statistical inference for one- and two-sample problems.
  
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    BIOS 4900 - Biostatistics Honors


    3

    P: Consent of instructor. Special topics appropriate to the needs of the student, arranged with the approval of the instructor.
  
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    BIOS 5010 - Epidemiology for Health Professionals


    3

    P: BIOS 1500  or consent of instructor. Distribution of disease in human populations and factors that influence this distribution. Emphasis on leading causes of death, evaluating health research, and utilizing epidemiologic methods.

Business

  
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    BUSI 1200 - Strategy First


    3 F,S,SS

    Investigation of the factors that contribute to a firm’s ability to survive long-term in a competitive environment.
  
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    BUSI 2200 - Experiential Leadership: Teams in Action


    3 SL F,S,SS DD

    2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P/C: BUSI 1200 . Survey and application of interpersonal and teamwork skills related to effective business leadership.
  
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    BUSI 3200 - Professional Development and Ethical Leadership


    2 F,S,SS

    P: Acceptable portfolio progress; P/C: BUSI 2200 . Survey and application of professional development skills necessary for effective business leadership.
  
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    BUSI 4001 - Internship in Business


    1 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of instructor. Part-time experience under the supervision of a business owner, manager, or business professional. Students are limited to 3 hours of internship in any one semester.
  
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    BUSI 4002 - Internship in Business


    2 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of instructor. Part-time experience under the supervision of a business owner, manager, or business professional. Students are limited to 3 hours of internship in any one semester.
  
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    BUSI 4003 - Internship in Business


    3 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of instructor. Part-time experience under the supervision of a business owner, manager, or business professional. Students are limited to 3 hours of internship in any one semester.
  
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    BUSI 4200 - Leadership Capstone


    1 F,S,SS

    P: BUSI 3200 ; senior standing; declared major in College of Business. Synthesis and application of business leadership skills.

Business and Information Technologies Education

  
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    BITE 1500 - Electronic Information Processing I


    3 F,S,SS

    Beginning course in and the use of information technology systems to produce documents via a computerized delivery system.
  
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    BITE 2000 - Introduction to Computer Literacy


    1 F,S, SS

    May count toward teacher education degrees. May not count toward BS in nursing or BS degree programs in Dept. of Technology Systems. Knowledge and skills needed to satisfy basic technology competencies required to support and enhance professional productivity, information access, collaboration, and communication among educators, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and database.
  
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    BITE 2112 - Introduction to Information Processing Technology


    3 F,S,SS

    Use of various information technology systems for business applications.
  
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    BITE 2123 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher


    1 F

    For prospective teachers. Minimum of 8 hours of focused observations and planned participation in appropriate school and virtual environments. Eight hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. Introduces teaching of business, marketing, and career and technology education.
  
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    BITE 2212 - Basic Programming for Business Applications


    3 F,S,SS

    Designing and coding basic programs related to business applications.
  
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    BITE 2311 - Financial Information Systems I


    3 F,S,SS

    Financial information systems procedures and problems of business organizations. Emphasis on accounting and financial computerized applications.
  
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    BITE 2500 - Electronic Information Processing II


    3 F,S,SS

    Skill building and application of detailed information technology concepts in production of documents generated through electronic delivery system.
  
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    BITE 3200 - Distribution Technology I: Merchandising


    3 F,S,SS

    Basic merchandising procedures. Emphasis on store operations, merchandising, pricing, strategies, and inventory procedures.
  
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    BITE 3220 - Business Communications


    3 WI F,S,SS

    All students pursuing an undergraduate business education or marketing education teacher certification option must earn a grade of C (2.0) or better. Development of understanding of need for effective communications in business through application of basic principles of written communications to solution of specific business problems.
  
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    BITE 3228 - Administrative Management


    3 F,S,SS

    Evolving concepts and practices of administrative management.
  
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    BITE 3291 - Internship: Supervised Work Experience


    1 F,S,SS

    Work hours for Course: 100. May be taken in any combination for a maximum of 4 s.h.
  
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    BITE 3292 - Internship: Supervised Work Experience


    2 F,S,SS

    Work hours for Course: 200. May be taken in any combination for a maximum of 4 s.h.
  
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    BITE 3293 - Internship: Supervised Work Experience


    3 F,S,SS

    Work hours for Course: 300. May be taken in any combination for a maximum of 4 s.h.
  
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    BITE 3294 - Internship: Supervised Work Experience


    4 F,S,SS

    Work hours for Course: 400. May be taken in any combination for a maximum of 4 s.h.
  
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    BITE 3301 - Distribution Technology II: Promotion


    3 F,S,SS

    P: BITE 3200 . Basic principles and practice of promotional distribution.
  
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    BITE 3302 - Distribution Technology III: Selling


    3 F,S,SS

    Basic business and selling procedures. Emphasis on selling preparation, selling techniques, procedures, and selling aids.
  
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    BITE 3311 - Financial Information Systems II


    3 F,S,SS

    Automated approach to accounting through use of integrated computer software.
  
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    BITE 3500 - Electronic Information Processing III


    3 F,S,SS

    Advanced information processing. Applications of modern-day information processing systems.
  
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    BITE 4100 - Introduction to Virtual Environments in Business and Information Technology Education


    3 F,S

    Introduction to software and applications for designing virtual environments.
  
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    BITE 4200 - Microcomputer Business Applications


    3 F,S,SS

    Advanced course in use of specialized microcomputer applications software to produce business documents and reports.
  
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    BITE 4300 - Administrative Office Procedures


    3 F,S,SS

    Role of administrative support personnel on the job.
  
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    BITE 4323 - Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education


    3 F

    P:   and admission to upper division. Methodology related to student’s special interest areas. Topics include planning for instruction, group and individualized instructional techniques and strategies, instructional materials development and utilization, community resources utilization, and evaluating student progress.
  
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    BITE 4324 - Internship in Career and Technical Education


    10 S

    Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Admission to upper division; C: BITE 4325 . Internship in assigned career and technical education public school classroom.
  
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    BITE 4325 - Internship Seminar: Issues in Career and Technical Education


    0 S

    P: Admission to upper division; C: BITE 4324 . Individualized study of problems or issues pertinent to workforce preparedness education.
  
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    BITE 4390 - Consumer Financial Management


    3 WI F,S,SS

    Credit management, consumer economics, personal finance, money and banking, risk management, and small business management.
  
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    BITE 4400 - Teaching and Administration of Career and Technical Education


    3 S

    P:   and admission to upper division or consent of program director. Teaching and administration in career and technical education programs. Topics include organization of career and technical education curricula, classrooms and programs, career pathways, instructional strategies commonly employed in teaching CTE, and management of student co-curricular organizations.
  
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    BITE 4435 - Instructional Strategies for Technical Training


    3 F, S, SS

    Focus on the development of strategies, concepts, and materials for the use of computer technology in enhancing instruction.
  
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    BITE 4500 - Information Processing Systems Design


    3 F,S,SS

    Concepts and systems in automated office environment. Preparation for decision-making roles in information processing and/or management. Emphasis on conducting feasibility studies and dealing with change.
  
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    BITE 4700 - Web Site Design and Maintenance


    3 F, S, SS

    Advanced course in the use of specialized software and microcomputer applications to produce web pages and administer web sites.
  
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    BITE 5200 - Microcomputer Business Graphics Applications


    3 F,S,SS

    P: BITE 4200  or consent of instructor. Advanced course in specialized graphics-oriented microcomputer applications software used to produce business documents, reports, brochures, newsletters, pamphlets, and other page or screen composition publications.
  
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    BITE 5205 - Teaching Special Populations in Business and Information Technologies Education


    3

    P: SPED 2000  or equivalent. Emphasis on modification and development of materials, curricula, and programs for special populations in career and technical education.
  
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    BITE 5388 - Seminar in Business and Information Technologies Education


    3 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P/C: Problem areas of major concern in business and information technologies education.
  
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    BITE 5389 - Seminar in Business and Information Technologies Education


    3 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P/C: Problem areas of major concern in business and information technologies education.
  
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    BITE 5390 - Seminar in Business and Information Technologies Education


    3 F,S,SS

    May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P/C: Problem areas of major concern in business and information technologies education.
  
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    BITE 5500 - Independent Study in Business and Information Technologies Education


    3 F,S,SS

    P: Senior or graduate standing. Independent study, research, and investigation in business and information technologies education.
  
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    BITE 5503 - Integrating Information Processing Technology into Business and Information Technologies Education


    3 F, S, SS

    P: For undergraduate students: Senior or graduate standing; consent of dept chair. Integration of information processing technology into career and technical education curricula.

Ceramics

  
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    ART 2105 - Ceramics Survey


    3 F,S,SS

    P: Two courses (6 s.h.) from ART 1015 ART 1025 ART 1030 . Total ceramic process Emphasis on potter’s wheel.
  
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    ART 2115 - Ceramics Studio I


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Clay mineralogy and development of clay body formulas Basic pottery wheel forms.
  
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    ART 2125 - Ceramics Studio II


    3 F,S,SS

    Glaze components and formulation. Self firing of kilns. Hand building and production pottery techniques.
  
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    ART 3100 - Ceramics Studio III


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Kiln materials, design, repair, and construction. More complex hand building and pottery forms.
  
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    ART 3110 - Ceramics Studio IV


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Glaze calculation theory, objectives, and application. Advanced hand building and pottery wheel problems.
  
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    ART 3120 - Ceramics Studio V


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Advanced and aesthetic studies in clay.
  
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    ART 4100 - Ceramics Studio VI


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Advanced and aesthetic studies in clay.
  
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    ART 4110 - Ceramics Studio VII


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Advanced and aesthetic studies in clay.
  
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    ART 4120 - Ceramics Studio VIII


    3 F,S,SS

    P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Advanced and aesthetic studies in clay.
  
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    ART 4130 - Ceramics Studio IX


    3

    6 studio hours per week. P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Senior projects in ceramic art and design.  Portfolio and senior exhibition required.
  
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    ART 4140 - Ceramics Studio X


    3

    6 studio hours per week. P: ART 2105  or consent of instructor. Advanced projects in ceramic art and design.

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 0150 - Preparation for College Chemistry


    3

    May not count toward general education natural sciences requirement. C: MATH 1065 . Intensive review and study of basic chemical laws and mathematical tools needed for further study in general chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 1020 - General Descriptive Chemistry


    4 S,SS GE:SC

    May not count toward general education natural sciences requirement for science majors. General chemistry for nonscience majors.
  
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    CHEM 1021 - General Descriptive Chemistry Laboratory


    1 S GE:SC

    3 lab hours per week. Chemistry lab for nonscience majors. P/C: CHEM 1020 . Lab experiences illustrate fundamental chemical principles and relevance of chemistry in modern world. Topics include chemical measurements, acids, synthesis and purification of biochemical substances and DNA fingerprinting.
  
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    CHEM 1120 - Introduction to Chemistry for the Allied Health Sciences


    3 F,S,SS GE:SC

    3 lecture and 1 recitation hours per week. May not count toward general education natural sciences requirement for science majors. Fundamental concepts of chemistry emphasizing applications within the health professions.
  
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    CHEM 1121 - Basic General, Organic, and Biochemistry Laboratory I


    1 GE:SC

    3 lab hours per week. C: CHEM 1120 . Introduces lab techniques in general, organic, and biochemistry.
  
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    CHEM 1130 - Organic and Biochemistry for the Allied Health Sciences


    4 F,S,SS GE:SC

    4 lecture hours per week. May not count toward general education requirement for science majors. P: CHEM 1120 . Fundamentals of organic and biochemistry emphasizing applications within the health professions.
  
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    CHEM 1131 - Basic General, Organic, and Biochemistry Laboratory II


    1 GE:SC

    3 lab hours per week. C: CHEM 1130 . Continuation of CHEM 1121 .
  
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    CHEM 1150 - General Chemistry I


    3 F,S,SS GE:SC

    3 lecture hours per week. For science majors. P: Appropriate score on math section of SAT/ACT or ECU Department of Mathematics Placement Exam, or grade of C (2.0) or higher in MATH 1065 ; C: MATH 1065  unless already completed with grade of C (2.0) or higher; CHEM 1151 . Basic principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurements, reactions and stoichiometry, thermochemistry, atomic structure, periodicity, bonding and molecular structure, and states of matter.
  
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    CHEM 1151 - General Chemistry Laboratory I


    1 F,S,SS GE:SC

    3 lab hours per week. For science majors. P: Appropriate score on math section of SAT/ACT or ECU Department of Mathematics Placement Exam, or grade of C (2.0) or higher in MATH 1065 ; C: MATH 1065  unless already completed with grade of C (2.0) or higher; CHEM 1150 . Basic principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurements, reactions and stoichiometry, thermochemistry, atomic structure, periodicity, bonding and molecular structure, and states of matter.
  
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    CHEM 1160 - General Chemistry II


    3 F,S,SS GE:SC

    3 lecture hours per week. P: CHEM 1150  with a minimum grade of C (2.0), CHEM 1151 ; C: CHEM 1161 ; RC: MATH 1083  or MATH 1085 . Continuation of CHEM 1150 . Topics include solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base theory, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Introduces organic, nuclear, and coordination chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 1161 - General Chemistry Laboratory II


    1 F,S,SS GE:SC

    3 lab hours per week. P: CHEM 1150  with a minimum grade of C (2.0), CHEM 1151 ; C: CHEM 1161 ; RC: MATH 1083  or MATH 1085 . Continuation of CHEM 1150 . Topics include solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base theory, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Introduces organic, nuclear, and coordination chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 2103 - Introduction to Chemical Literature


    1 WI F

    P: CHEM 2750 . Introduces methods used to search and access chemical literature. Development of technical writing skills.
  
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    CHEM 2250 - Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis


    3 F,S,SS

    3 lecture hours per week. P: CHEM 1160  with minimum grade of C(2.0), CHEM 1161 CHEM 2750 ; C: CHEM 2251 . Theories and techniques of classical quantitative and modern instrumental analysis.
  
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    CHEM 2251 - Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory


    2 WI F,S,SS

    4 lab hours per week. P: CHEM 1160 , CHEM 1161 , CHEM 2750 ; C: CHEM 2250 . Theories and techniques of classical quantitative and modern instrumental analysis.
  
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    CHEM 2301 - Teaching Laboratory Chemistry


    2 WI F,S

    1 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: Grade of B (3.0) or higher in CHEM 1160  and CHEM 1161  or permission of instructor. Instruction and supervised experience in methods and practice of teaching introductory chemistry lab.
  
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    CHEM 2750 - Organic Chemistry I


    3 F,S,SS

    P: CHEM 1160  with a minimum grade of C(2.0), CHEM 1161 ; C: CHEM 2753 . Classes of compounds and their typical reactions, mechanisms, stereochemistry, and instrumental methods in organic chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 2753 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I


    1 F,S,SS

    3 lab hours per week. C: CHEM 2750 . Organic lab techniques.
  
  
  
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    CHEM 2770 - Biological Chemistry


    3 F,S,SS

    P: CHEM 2760 . Chemistry and intermediary metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.
  
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    CHEM 2771 - Biological Chemistry Laboratory


    1 S

    3 lab hours per week. C: CHEM 2770 . Applies chemical lab techniques to study of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.
  
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    CHEM 3301 - Practicum in Teaching


    1 F,S

    3 lab hours per week. May be repeated for credit. May count maximum of 4 s.h. toward CHEM major. P: CHEM 2301  and consent of instructor. Supervised practicum in teaching introductory chemistry lab.
  
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    CHEM 3450 - Elementary Inorganic Chemistry


    3 F,S,SS

    P: CHEM 2250 , CHEM 2251 ; C: CHEM 3451 . Survey of fundamental concepts and theories of inorganic chemistry, periodicity, descriptive chemistry of selected main group elements and transition metals, and their role in organometallic, bioinorganic, and industrial chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 3451 - Elementary Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory


    1 WI F,S,SS

    P: CHEM 2250 , CHEM 2251 ; C: CHEM 3450  or 5550. Inorganic laboratory techniques, physical methods, and the synthesis and characterization of inorganic and organometallic compounds.
  
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    CHEM 3501 - Special Topics in Chemistry


    1

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not count toward general education natural sciences credit. P: CHEM 1160 ; consent of instructor. Selected topics of contemporary interest.
  
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    CHEM 3502 - Special Topics in Chemistry


    2

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not count toward general education natural sciences credit. P: CHEM 1160 ; consent of instructor. Selected topics of contemporary interest.
  
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    CHEM 3503 - Special Topics in Chemistry


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not count toward general education natural sciences credit. P: CHEM 1160 ; consent of instructor. Selected topics of contemporary interest.
  
  
  
  
 

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