Oct 29, 2020  
Student Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Student Catalog 2020-2021

—Course Descriptions


 

Other Courses

  
  
  
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    Elective ADVAPP - Elective (Advisor Approved)

    3 Semester Hours
    ** Elementary Education majors are required to select 2 areas of concentration from the following: Computers, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Science, Math or Social Studies. 3 lecture hours
  
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    Elective AGR - Elective (Agriculture)

    3 Semester Hours
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    Elective BOT - Elective (Business & Office Technology Elective)

    3 Semester Hours
  
  
  
  
  
  
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    Elective FINEART - Elective (Fine Arts)

    3 Semester Hours


    Fine Arts electives include:

    ART 1113 - Art Appreciation

    MUS 1113 - Music Appreciation

    SPT 2233 - Theater Appreciation

     

  
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    Elective HIS - Elective (History)

    3 Semester Hours


    History Electives include:

    HIS 1113 - Western Civilizations I

    HIS 1123 - Western Civilizations II

    HIS 1163 - World Civilizations I

    HIS 1173 - World Cilivations II

    HIS 1613 - Survey of African-American History

    HIS 2213 U.S. History I

    HIS 2223 - U.S. History II

  
  
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    Elective IST - Elective (Information Systems Technology)

    3 Semester Hours



    *Cyber Defense *iOS App Development *System Administration
    • IST 1213 Client Installation & Configuration
    • IST 2923  Special Problem in IST (Fall Semester Only)
    • IST 1643 Network & Defense Countermeasures
    • IST 2443  Server-Side Programming II
    • IST 2923  Special Problem in IST (Spring Semester Only)

      3 lecture hours

  
  
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    Elective LIT - Elective (Literature)

    3 Semester Hours


    Literature Electives include:

    ENG 2513 - Survey of African American Literature

    ENG 2613 - Film as Literature

    ENG 2223 - American Literature I

    ENG 2233 - American Literature II

    ENG 2323 - British Literature I

    ENG 2333 - British Literature II

    ENG 2423 - World Literature I

    ENG 2433 - World Literature II

  
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    Elective MAT - Elective (Math)

    3 Semester Hours
    MAT 1233  or higher
  
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    Elective MAT/SCI - Elective (MAT 1313 or a Lab Science)

    3/4 Semester Hours Semester Hours
    Students may choose to take either MAT 1313 College Algebra or a Lab-based Science course (BIO, CHE, PHY) 3/4
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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    Elective NATSCI - Elective (Natural Science)

    4 Semester Hours


    Natural Science Electives for Non-Science Majors include:

    BIO 1114 - Principles of Biology I

    BIO 1124 - Principles of Biology II

    BIO 1534 - Survey of Anatomy & Physiology

    CHE 1313/1311 - Principles of Chemistry

    PHY 1114 - Astronomy

    PHY 2244 - Physical Science I

    PHY 2254 - Physical Science II

     

    These courses may be taken out of sequence.

     

  
  
  
  
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    Elective SOC - Elective (Social or Behavioral Science)

    3 Semester Hours


    Social or Behvioral Science Electives include:

    GEO 1113 - World Regional Geography

    PSC 1113 - American National Government

    PSC 1123 - American State and Local Government

    PSC 2113 - Comparative Government

    PSY 1513 - General Psychology

    PSY 2113 - Laboratory in Psychology: Cognition & Behavior

    PSY 2513 - Child Psychology

    PSY 2533 - Human Growth & Development

    PSY 2553 - Psychology of Personal Adjustment

    SOC 2113 - Introduction to Sociology

    SOC 2133 - Social Problems

    SOC 2143 - Marriage & Family

  
  
  
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    Elective TECH - Elective (Technical)

    3 Semester Hours
    An advisor approved elective in the technical field
  

Accounting

  
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    ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses.
  
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    ACC 2223 - Principles of Accounting II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ACC 2213 ) A continuation of ACC 2213 . The topics to be covered include corporate accounting concepts, managerial accounting concepts and internal business decision making

Agriculture

  
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    AGR 1214 - Animal Science

    4 Semester Hours
    Fundamental principles and practical application of livestock, dairy, and poultry science. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    AGR 1313 - Plant Science

    3 Semester Hours
    Scientific principles as the basis for practice in producing, handling, processing, marketing, and utilizing agronomic and horticultural crops Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    AGR 2224 - Feeds and Feeding

    4 Semester Hours
    The general basic principles of feeding farm animals; feeding standards; composition and nutritive value of feeds, compilation and preparation of rations. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    AGR 2254 - Livestock Judging and Evaluation

    4 Semester Hours
    Scoring of individuals and judging of representative groups of livestock from the standpoint of the breeder and the market. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    AGR 2314 - Basic Soils

    4 Semester Hours
    A general course in soils designed to give the student a basic understanding of all important phases of the subject, including soil genesis, morphology, classification, and the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of soils as applied to soil fertility. Soil management, including fertilization and liming of soils, is also included. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    AGR 2713 - Principles of Agricultural Economics

    3 Semester Hours
    Economic principles applied to production, value, prices, credit, taxation, land tenure, marketing, international trade, and related problems affecting agriculture.

Army Reserve Officer Training Corps

  
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    AMR 1113 - Foundations of Officership

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Approval of Military Science Faculty) Introduction to leadership and the Armed Forces. Course topics include small group leadership, decision making, team building, first aid, problem solving, and adventure training such as rappelling and paintball. Includes a leadership lab and physical training.
  
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    AMR 1123 - Basic Leadership

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Approval of Military Science Faculty) Fundamental leadership and training techniques. Exposure to military skills and traditions and practical application of leadership and problem solving. Study areas include adventure training, map reading, military customs, and leadership concepts. Includes a leadership lab and physical training.
  
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    AMR 2113 - Individual Leadership Studies

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: AMR 1112, 1122 or approval of the Professor of Military Science Faculty) Develop effective military leadership skills: problem analysis, decision making, planning and organizing,delegation and control, and interpersonal conflict resolution. Includes a leadership lab and physical training.
  
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    AMR 2123 - Leadership and Teamwork

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: AMR 1112, 1122, AMR 2113 , or approval of Military Science Faculty) Develop individual leadership skills. Apply problem solving, communication, and conflict resolution skills. Teach basic leadership skills and squad tactics. Includes a leadership lab and physical training.

Art

  
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    ART 1113 - Art Appreciation

    3 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts.
  
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    ART 1313 - Drawing I

    3 Semester Hours
    Includes the study of the basic elements and principles of organization in two dimensions and in the selection, manipulation and synthesis of these components to create an organized visual expression. Students will apply overlapping foreshortening and diminished scale. Black and white media will be stressed. Six hours laboratory.
  
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    ART 1323 - Drawing II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ART 1313 ) or special permission of the instructor Continuation of skills from Drawing I with an introduction to color and further study of composition. Six hours laboratory.
  
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    ART 1383 - Photography I

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the theory, practice, and history of photography, with emphasis on basic camera and darkroom processes. Six hours laboratory
  
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    ART 1433 - Design I

    3 Semester Hours
    Introduction to the fundamentals of two-dimensional design with emphasis in black and white media.
  
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    ART 1443 - Design II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ART 1433  or special permission of the instructor) Continuation of Design I with emphasis in color theory.
  
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    ART 1453 - Three-Dimensional Design

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ART 1433  or permission from the instructor) This course will provide students with an understanding of spatial form in the three dimensions through the use of applied design elements and principles of studio problems in mixed media. (6 hours lab)
  
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    ART 1513 - Computer Art

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the theory and practice of using the computer to create art. A study of methods and applications utilizing the computer and selected software applications.
  
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    ART 1811 - Exhibition Class I

    1 Semester Hours
    Attendance of 75% of all college art exhibitions during the semester that the student is enrolled. Submission of individual art work to at least one local, regional, or national exhibition is required. In addition, the student must be available to assist in the hanging and presentation of Northeast art gallery exhibits. Required of all art majors.
  
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    ART 1821 - Exhibition Class II

    1 Semester Hours
    Attendance of 75% of all college art exhibitions during the semester that the student is enrolled. Submission of individual art work to at least one local, regional, or national exhibition is required. In addition, the student must be available to assist in the hanging and presentation of Northeast art gallery exhibits. Required of all art majors.
  
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    ART 2113 - The Arts and Culture


    A course designed to provide students with onsite field experience (domestic or international).
  
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    ART 2353 - Figure Drawing I

    3 Semester Hours
    ART 1313 or special permission of the instructor A study of proportion in the human figure through the use of gesture, contour, and value.
  
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    ART 2413 - An Introduction to Interior Design

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the field of interior design with emphasis on processes, materials, and design solutions
  
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    ART 2513 - Painting I

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: ART 1313 , ART 1433 , and sophomore standing) An introduction to painting compositions and techniques.
  
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    ART 2523 - Painting II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ART 2513 ) A further study in the compositions, techniques, and concepts in Painting I. Six hours laboratory.
  
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    ART 2613 - Ceramics I

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is directed toward an introduction to different aspects and materials of ceramic design. Instructions covers forming and shaping by hand and by mechanical means, various kiln operations, understanding the nature of clay and glazes and an appreciation of functional and non-functional forms.
  
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    ART 2623 - Ceramics II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ART 2613 ) Continuation of skills introduced in Ceramics I. Emphasis on individual problem solving. Six hours laboratory.
  
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    ART 2713 - Art History I

    3 Semester Hours
    Survey course of historical background of art forms from Prehistoric to Renaissance. Emphasis placed on painting, architecture, and sculpture as related to history.
  
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    ART 2723 - Art History II

    3 Semester Hours
    Survey course of historical background of art forms from Renaissance to present with special emphasis on contemporary expression.
  
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    ART 2811 - Exhibition Class III

    1 Semester Hours
    A continuation of ART 1821  
  
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    ART 2821 - Exhibition Class IV

    1 Semester Hours
    A continuation of ART 2811  
  
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    ART 2913 - Special Studio

    3 Semester Hours
    Independent study in an area of special interest.  Course designed for the exceptional student. Instructor approval dependent on discipline.  Can only take twice.

Automotive Mechanics and Automotive Service Technician

  
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    ATT 1123 - Basic Electrical Systems

    3 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system including lights, instruments, and charging components.
  
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    ATT 1124 - Basic Electrical Systems

    4 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system including lights, instruments, and charging components. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory.
  
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    ATT 1133 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems

    3 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system including gauges, driver information systems, horn, wiper/wiper systems, and accessories.
  
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    ATT 1134 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems

    4 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system including gauges, driver information systems, horn, wiper/wiper systems, and accessories. (4 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 4 hrs lab)
  
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    ATT 1213 - Brakes

    3 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and maintenance of brake systems on automobiles. It includes instruction and practice in diagnosis of braking systems problems and the repair of brake systems. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    ATT 1315 - Manual Drive Trains/Transaxles

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and repair of manual transmissions, transaxles, and drive train components. It includes instruction in the diagnosis of drive train problems, and the repair and maintenance of transmissions, transaxles, clutches, CV joints, differentials, and other components. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory
  
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    ATT 1424 - Engine Performance I

    4 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and adjustment of gasoline engines for optimum performance. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and correction of problems associated with poor performance.
  
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    ATT 1425 - Basic Engine Performance I

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and adjustment of gasoline engines for optimum performance. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and correction of problems associated with poor performance. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory
  
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    ATT 1715 - Engine Repair

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and rebuilding of automotive-type engines. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of engine components including valve trains, blocks, pistons and connecting rods, crankshafts, and oil pumps. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory
  
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    ATT 1811 - Introduction, Safety, and Employability Skills

    1 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide knowledge of classroom and lab policies and procedures. Safety practices and procedures associated with the automotive program and automotive industry. (1 sch: 1 hr lecture)
  
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    ATT 2325 - Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide technical skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis and repair of auto- motive-type automatic transmissions and transaxles. It includes instruction and practice in testing and inspecting these devices and in disassembly, repair, and reassembly Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    ATT 2335 - Steering and Suspension Systems

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the inspection and repair of steering and suspension systems on automobiles. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis of steering system problems and the repair/replacement of steering systems components. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory.
  
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    ATT 2435 - Engine Performance II

    5 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the ignition system, fuel, air induction, and exhaust systems. It includes instruction, diagnosis, and correction of problems associated within these areas. (5 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 6 hrs lab)
  
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    ATT 2444 - Engine Performance III

    4 Semester Hours
    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the emissions control systems and engine related service. It includes instruction, diagnosis, and correction of problems associated within these areas. (4 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 4 hrs lab)
  
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    ATT 2614 - Heating and Air Conditioning

    4 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge associated with the maintenance and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of heating and air conditioning system components, and control systems. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    AUT 1216 - Cylinder Head Service

    6 Semester Hours
    This course includes the rebuilding of cylinder heads. Included are valve, guide, and seat reconditioning as well as the resurfacing and assembly of heads. Crack detection and repair are also included in the course.
  
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    AUT 1315 - Cylinder Block Service

    5 Semester Hours
    This course includes the study of cylinder reconditioning, crankshaft renewal, and rod reconditioning.
  
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    AUT 1713 - Brake Rotor & Drum Machining

    3 Semester Hours
    Course includes machining of the brake drum and rotor.
  
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    AUV 1216 - Cylinder Head Service

    6 Semester Hours
    This course includes the rebuilding of cylinder heads. Included are valve, guide, and seat reconditioning as well as the resurfacing and assembly of heads. Crack detection and repair are also included in the course. (6 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 8 hrs lab)
  
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    AUV 1316 - Cylinder Block Service

    6 Semester Hours
    This course includes the study of cylinder reconditioning, crankshaft renewal, and rod reconditioning. (6 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 8 hrs lab)
  
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    AUV 1713 - Brake Rotor and Drum Machining

    3 Semester Hours
    Course includes machining of the brake drum and rotor. (3 sch: 1 hr lecture, 4 hrs lab)

Biology

  
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    BIO 1114 - Principles of Biology I

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology, and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    BIO 1124 - Principles of Biology II

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes 3 hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    BIO 1134 - General Biology I

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ACT math subscore 19 or above or concurrent enrollment in MAT 1313 or credit in college level biology course with a “C” or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that included study of the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell structure and function, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    BIO 1144 - General Biology II

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: BIO 1134  with “C” or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces concepts introduced in BIO 1134 - General Biology I , while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution of, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of each group of organisms and viruses, study of animals and plants including their basic anatomy and physiology. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    BIO 1214 - Environmental Science

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the relevance of ecological principles to environmental problems and the relationship of humans to their environment with emphasis on preservation of environmental quality. Labs associated contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture class.
  
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    BIO 1314 - Botany I

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the representative groups of the plant kingdom, their anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, and economic importance. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    BIO 1534 - Survey of Anatomy and Physiology

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering essential principles of human anatomy and physiology are represented, including basic chemistry, cell and tissue studies, and an overview of all the body systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Lecture and laboratory
  
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    BIO 2514 - Anatomy and Physiology I

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ACT composite of 19 or  BIO 1534   with “C” or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of: biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in the lecture. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
 

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