Aug 18, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Leadership Studies

  
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    LDSP 4610, 4620, 4630, - 4640, 4650, 4660, 4670, 4680, 4690, 4700 - Emerging Issues in Leadership (3 hours each)

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4620 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4630 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4640 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4650 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4660 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4670 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4680 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4690 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4700 - Emerging Issues in Leadership

    3
    Advanced readings and research in a selected area of leadership studies.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.
  
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    LDSP 4810 - Leadership Seminar - Experiential Emphasis

    3
    Prerequisite:  
    This course ties together the key learning objectives from courses in the leadership studies program.  A major component of this course will be application of leadership theories.  Experiential learning and case study analyses will be the primary teaching tools for the course.
  
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    LDSP 4820 - Leadership Seminar - Investigative Emphasis

    3
    Prerequisite:  
    This course ties together the key learning objectives from courses in the leadership studies program.  Taking an investigative emphasis, students examine issues in leadership and draw upon their knowledge from their leadership and related courses in a research project.

Linguistics

  
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    LING 3010 - Greek and Latin Etymology

    1
    Origin and derivation of words from Greek and Latin stems most frequently found in the English language. Exercises and drills to increase vocabulary. No foreign language prerequisite.
  
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    LING 3030 - International Learning Community

    1
    Prerequisite: Students must be housed in the International Learning Community Residence Hall
    Students will engage in cross-cultural and linguistic activities with other students in the classroom. Activities are related to language learning, study abroad and other international experiences. Pass/Fail grading. May be repeated for credit.
  
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    LING 4010 - History of the English Language

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Study of the origins and historical development of the English language, including internal (sounds, syntax, inflections, vocabulary, semantics) and external (political, social, cultural, intellectual, language contact) forces that helped shape the course of development at different periods.
  
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    LING 4020 - History of American English

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Study of the history and development of American English from the early colonial period to the present day. Attention will also be given to geographical dialects, social and ethnic dialects, variation within individual speakers, and attitudes about varieties of American English.
  
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    LING 4030 - Introduction to Historical Linguistics

    3
    Prerequisite: LING 4040 
    Study of how and why languages change over time, particularly changes in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics.  Introduction to methods used to investigate these changes, particularly the comparative method and internal reconstruction.  Additional topics:  effects of language contact; genetic/genealogical and internal reconstruction.  Additional topics: effects of language contact; genetic/genealogical classification of languages; insights historical linguistics brings to understanding prehistory.
  
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    LING 4040 - How Language Works

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Introduction to how language works with emphasis on phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, including consideration of their application to the teaching of English.  Additional topics include phonemic transcription, word formation strategies, language and the brain, language acquisition, language variation, and language change.
  
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    LING 4050 - English Grammar and Usage

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Study of the major syntactic structures of standard English, the function of syntactic structures, terminology, and the basic techniques of syntactic analysis. Attention is also given to usage issues associated with prescriptive contemporary grammar in both speech and writing.
  
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    LING 4060 - Survey of Early Germanic Languages

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Introduction to characteristic linguistic features of Gothic, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, Old Low Franconian, Old High German; examination of relationships between members of the early Germanic language family; overview of cultural/historical backgrounds of speakers of these early languages.
  
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    LING 4400 - Teaching Foreign Languages in Secondary School

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 , 1020 , 2030 
    Surveys research-based instructional strategies in secondary foreign language education including contextualizing language instruction, addressing and assessing standards-based language instruction, integrating culture and technology, developing oral and written interpersonal communication, and adapting instruction to diverse learners.  This course requires 5 weeks in Residency I with specific performance assessment requirements.
  
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    LING 4600 - Special Topics in Linguistics

    3
    Study of a selected topic in linguistics as determined by the instructor.  May be taken twice for credit for maximum of six hours.

Management

  
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    MGT 490A - Special Problems

    1
    Prerequisite: MGT 3010 , senior standing and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Application of the scientific method to business problems which are of interest to both faculty and students, and are academically relevant.
  
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    MGT 490B - Special Problems

    2
    Prerequisite: MGT 3010 , senior standing and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Application of the scientific method to business problems which are of interest to both faculty and students, and are academically relevant.
  
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    MGT 490C - Special Problems

    3
    Prerequisite: MGT 3010 , senior standing and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Application of the scientific method to business problems which are of interest to both faculty and students, and are academically relevant.
  
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    MGT 3000 - Evolution of Management Thought

    3
    Prerequisite: Junior standing; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    The development of management theories and practices during the twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of the primary management schools of thought and their impact upon the modern work place. The influence of societal forces and world events on the evolution of management thought and principles will also be examined.
  
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    MGT 3010 - Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB1 
    The basic concepts and principles of management and organizational behavior are considered. Within the framework of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, human aspects of management are explored. Some of these aspects are interpersonal relations, group dynamics, power and conflict, motivation, leadership, corporate culture and organizational change.
  
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    MGT 3110 - Organization Behavior and Theory

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB1 , MGT 3010 
    An analysis of individual, interpersonal, and group behavior within organizations, as well as the interplay of human, technological, structural, cultural, and environmental factors for the purpose of relating them to the practice of management.
  
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    MGT 3210 - Human Resource Management

    3
    Prerequisite: MGT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    The staffing function of the organization, including the processes and legal issues of recruitment, selection, training, development, compensation, safety, health, performance appraisal, and retention of personnel.
  
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    MGT 3610 - Entrepreneurship

    3
    Prerequisite: MGT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    An in-depth study of the entrepreneurial process. Through the development of a business plan and financial projections, the student will gain an understanding of the entrepreneurial process which is critical to success in the small business sector. Emphasis will be placed upon the start-up and the knowledge required in management, finance, and marketing to insure success in a new venture. The impact of technology and the global and diverse workforce will be examined.
  
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    MGT 4000 - Issues in Free Enterprise

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    Special topics in the area of free enterprise; topics may vary from time to time according to the specialty of the Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise.
  
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    MGT 4010 - Evolution of Management Thought

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    The development of management theories and practices during the twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of the primary management schools of thought and their impact upon the modern workplace. The influence of societal forces and world events on the evolution of management thought and principles will also be examined.
  
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    MGT 4090 - Corporate Citizenship

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    Explores corporate citizenship and how organizations implement strategies to fulfill social responsibility and financial goals.
  
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    MGT 4110 - International Management

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    A critical investigation of cultural aspects of living and engaging in business in non-U.S. locations. Major topics include individual and group behavior within the cultures, environments, and infrastructures of various countries in which the increasing globalization of business enterprise requires sensitivity and adaptation of Americans in business. Term paper required.
  
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    MGT 4810 - Strategic Management

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    Capstone course encompassing analysis of the dynamic interplay of threats and opportunities in corporations’ external environments with strengths and weaknesses in corporations’ internal environments that affect corporate decision making about long-term performance. Teamwork, written reports, and team presentation may be required. Analytical conclusions to be supported with approved sources.

Management Information Systems

  
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    MIS 1100 - Computers In Business

    3
    An introduction to the use of computers in business. Course highlights computer hardware, software, and concepts and stresses the use of computer systems to solve business problems. Course provides hands-on experience with microcomputer systems and business software.
  
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    MIS 1200 - Business Information Technology

    3
    Use of computers to solve business problems and hands-on experience with computer hardware and system and analytical software applications.
  
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    MIS 4100 - Management Information System

    3
    Prerequisite: Junior standing; business majors must meet admission requirements to the BBA program (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Course focuses on the management and effective use of information resources by organizations and individuals in support of decision making. Topics include data communications, system specification and purchase, system development and documentation, and the effects of technological change on individuals and organizations.

Marketing

  
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    MKT 490A - Special Problems in Marketing

    1
    Prerequisite: Senior standing, and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Individual research and analysis of contemporary problems, issues and opportunities in concentrated areas of study under the guidance of a faculty member. The application of academic and theoretical constructs to specific problems and issues is emphasized.
  
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    MKT 490B - Special Problems in Marketing

    2
    Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Individual research and analysis of contemporary problems, issues and opportunities in concentrated areas of study under the guidance of a faculty member. The application of academic and theoretical constructs to specific problems and issues is emphasized.
  
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    MKT 490C - Special Problems in Marketing

    3
    Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Individual research and analysis of contemporary problems, issues and opportunities in concentrated areas of study under the guidance of a faculty member. The application of academic and theoretical constructs to specific problems and issues is emphasized.
  
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    MKT 3010 - Principles of Marketing

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB1 
    A critical survey of functions, principles, processes, institutions, and trends involved in the process of organized exchange. The strategic manipulation of product, distribution price, and promotional variables is emphasized relative to identified market needs, market satisfaction, and product positioning. Relationship marketing is emphasized.
  
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    MKT 3110 - Salesmanship

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    An in-depth examination and study of the selling process. Both the theory and practical applications of selling skills will be examined and discussed. The student will have the opportunity to learn the basic skills of prospecting, developing a sales presentation, trial closes, overcoming objections, and closing. The skills learned will be applied by making a sales presentation.
  
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    MKT 3210 - Retailing Management

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    A study of the development and present status of the retailing structure with emphasis on unit location, organization, operation, management, display, traffic flow, inventory control, distribution, and evaluation from a marketing perspective. A retail project or simulation is required.
  
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    MKT 3310 - Sales Management

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    A study of the tasks and functions of the sales manager. Emphasis will be placed upon recruiting, training, motivating, and supervising a sales force. Textbook study and lectures will be supplemented by role playing in each of the emphasized areas. Students will also learn the skills necessary to develop sales forecasts, territory design, and territory management.
  
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    MKT 3410 - International Marketing

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 ; Junior standing; Business majors must also meet the BBA admissions requirements (ENGL 1010 , 1020 ; MATH 1810  or 1910 ; ACCT 2010/201L , 2020 ; ECON 2010 , 2020 ) and CGPA of 2.1 or higher.
    Study of managerial marketing policies and practices of firms marketing their products and services in foreign countries. An analytical survey of institutions, functions, policies, and practices in international marketing relative to the marketing structure and environment of foreign countries. A country study is required in paper form.
  
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    MKT 3510 - Consumer and Market Behavior

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 Benchmark BB1 
    A critical study of market behavior and the social psychological aspect of the purchase act with application to marketing problems. Topics include models of consumer behavior learning, perception, attitude, personality, demographics, psychographic and their assessment relative to marketing communication. Social and cultural influences on market behavior and exchange are emphasized.
  
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    MKT 3610 - e-Commerce I

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 , Benchmark BB1 
    A look at tools and technologies needed for Electronic Commerce. Business opportunities, challenges, and strategies for use of the Internet will be explored. Strategies and vision on the national and global information infrastructure will be discussed. A live website (personal first, then a business) and database beginnings for ordering capabilities will be individually built. Impacts of the electronic market, changes in company missions, security issues and other related topics are covered.
  
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    MKT 3620 - e-Commerce II

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 , Benchmark BB1 
    Continuation of MKT 3610 ; including advanced web site development database design. Shopping cart type entry data input for order pick sheets and customer invoicing. Development of e-commerce site documentation. Advanced course designed to provide a current state of the internet, origin and growth of e-commerce, differences and similarities between e-commerce and traditional commerce, and the relationship of e-commerce to the internet.
  
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    MKT 3710 - Business Mapping

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 , Benchmark BB1 
    An in-depth examination and study of the spatial analysis of business information. Course content will consist of both the theory and practical application of geographical information systems in solving business problems. The emphasis of the course will be to develop a working knowledge of GIS software, basic cartographic principles, data sources, and a cognizance of the spatial relationship inherent in business data. Skills and knowledge obtained during the course will be refined through their application to business situations applicable to spatial analysis.
  
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    MKT 3800 - Transportation Operations

    3
    Prerequisite: MKT 3010 , Benchmark BB1 
    This course is concerned with the management of both domestic and international types of transportation, and the roles that various modes of transportation play in getting goods and services to the intermediate and/or end user. Included are studies of the varied areas of transportation management and includes its relationship with other business areas like accounting, finance and production. Topics included are shipment planning and documentation (both domestic and international), freight loss and damage claims, line/staff functions of traffic management, price determination, regulated and unregulated environments and legal influences. Emphasis is placed on the international aspects of transportation functions.
  
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    MKT 4000 - Issues in Free Enterprise

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    Special topics in the area of free enterprise; topics may vary from time to time according to the specialty of the Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise.
  
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    MKT 4100 - e-Commerce Supply Chain

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 

     
    This course studies supply chain and distribution activities, and develops the shipping cycle from form entry through delivery to the customer. E-Distribution and e-Supply Chain activities are covered.

  
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    MKT 4150 - Industrial Marketing

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    Problems involved in marketing materials, equipment, services, supplies, and components to the industrial and institutional markets are discussed. Purchasing, institutional economics, pricing, promotion, distribution, and the case study method are emphasized relative to rational buying motives.
  
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    MKT 4200 - Logistics

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    A study of managing activities related to traffic, transportation, inventory management and control warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling from a technological standpoint. Attention is placed on information systems for logistics management.
  
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    MKT 4310 - Advertising and Promotional Strategy

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    A critical study of the process, principles, and functions involved with the research process and product. Topics include research design, sampling, questionnaire design, statistical manipulation and inference, data collection, and research results preparation and presentation. Actual research projects are conducted and presented to the clients.
  
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    MKT 4450 - Marketing Research

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2 
    A critical study of the process, principles, and functions involved with the research process and product. Topics include research design, sampling, questionnaire design, statistical manipulation and inference, data collection, and research results preparation and presentation. Actual research projects are conducted and presented to the clients.
  
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    MKT 4800 - Marketing Management

    3
    Prerequisite: Benchmark BB2  and MKT 3210 , 4310 , 4450 
    The capstone course in marketing, emphasizing the strategic manipulation and integration of product, distribution, pricing, and promotional elements. Marketing policy is determined in a variety of product/ service/marketing situations using appropriate projects, case studies, and simulations.

Mathematics

  
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    MATH 490A - Special Problems

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Selected mathematical topics of general interest.
  
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    MATH 490B - Selected Topics

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Selected mathematical topics of general interest.
  
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    MATH 1010 - Mathematical Thought and Practice

    3
    This course examines how different areas of mathematics explain and shape our world, as well as how we view and experience it. Students with high school deficiencies in mathematics must sign up for E-sections which include a mandatory lab.
  
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    MATH 1110 - Algebraic Problem Solving

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1010  or 1530  with a grade of “C” or higher; or ACT-M score of 19 or higher (or equivalent SAT or COMPASS score)
    Students will learn important aspects of functions and their representations from a problem solving view point. The primary emphasis is meaningful use and interpretation of the language, symbols, and concepts of functions and their representations.
  
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    MATH 1234 - Honors Seminar in Mathematics

    1
    Prerequisite: Admission to University Honors Program or permission of instructor
    This honors course introduces students to topics of current research in mathematics.
  
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    MATH 1410 - Structure of Mathematical Systems I

    3
    Topics include the rational number system, functions, algebra, and number theory. Emphases are problem solving, number sense, and communicating mathematics concepts with language, symbols, and concrete and pictorial representations.
  
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    MATH 1411 - Structures of Mathematical Systems Lab

    1
    Corequisite:  
    Elective mathematics laboratory for students desiring extra assistance with MATH 1410. Lab instruction will focus on problem-solving. Pass/Fail grading.
  
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    MATH 1420 - Structure of Mathematical Systems II

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1410  with a grade of “C” or higher
    Topics include proportionality, the real number system, probability, data analysis, geometry, and measurement. Emphases are problem solving, multiplicative thinking, number sense, and communicating mathematics concepts with language, symbols, and concrete and pictorial representations. This course is reserved for students seeking elementary or middle school teaching licensure.
  
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    MATH 1421 - Structure of Mathematics Systems Lab

    1
    Corequisite:  
    Elective mathematics laboratory for students desiring extra assistance with MATH 1420 . Lab instruction will focus on problem-solving. Pass/Fail grading.
  
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    MATH 1530 - Elements of Statistics

    3
    Prerequisite: Deficiencies in Reading and Writing must be removed before enrolling in MATH 1530.
    Measures of central tendency and dispersion for descriptive statistics, estimations of confidence intervals for means and proportions, probability distributions, hypotheses testing, analysis of variance, the least squares method, and correlation analysis. Students with high school deficiencies in mathematics must sign up for E-sections which include a mandatory lab.
  
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    MATH 1710 - College Algebra

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1010  or 1530  with a grade of “C” or higher; or ACT-M score of 19 or higher (or equivalent SAT or COMPASS score).
    A study of functions and their representations with emphasis on the use of functions in problem-solving and modeling contexts. Topics include polynomial functions, rational functions, power and root functions, inverse functions, and systems of equations.
  
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    MATH 1720 - Precalculus (Trigonometry)

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1710  or 1110  with a grade of “C” or higher in either course or ACT-M score of 25 or higher
    Circular functions and their graphs, inverses, identities and conditional equations, solutions of triangles, trigonometric form of complex numbers, DeMoivre’s Theorem, exponential and logarithmic functions, parametric and polar equations.
  
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    MATH 1730 - Precalculus

    4
    Prerequisite: MATH 1710  or 1110  with a grade of “C” or higher; or ACT-M with score of 25 or higher.  Students who do not meet this requirement may challenge their placement by taking (at their own expense) the APSU Mathematics Placement Examination.
    Analysis of functions and their graphs, inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, theory of equations, conic sections, circular functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities and conditional equations, solutions of triangles, trigonometric form of complex numbers, DeMoivre’s Theorem, parametric and polar equations. Structured primarily to prepare students for MATH 1910 .
  
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    MATH 1810 - Elements of Calculus

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1110   or 1710  or 1730  with a grade of “C” or higher or ACT-M score of 25 or higher.  Students who do not meet this requirement may challenge their placement by taking (at their own expense) the APSU Mathematics Placement Examination.
    Designed for students whose major interest is outside the physical sciences but who require a working knowledge of calculus. Limits, the derivative, differentiation techniques, applications of differentiation, the definite integral, exponential andlogarithmic functions, and applications of integration.
  
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    MATH 1820 - Elements of Calculus

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1810 
    A continuation of MATH 1810. Functions of several variables, integration techniques, differential equations, Taylor polynomials, infinite series, and numerical methods.
  
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    MATH 1910 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry

    5
    Prerequisite:   with a grade of “C” or higher or HS trigonometry and ACT-M score 27 or higher.  Students who do not meet this requirement may challenge their placement by taking (at their own expense) the APSU  Mathematics Placement Examination.
    Elements of plane analytic geometry, functions, limits, derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions, integration, and applications.
  
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    MATH 1920 - Calculus and Analytical Geometry

    5
    Prerequisite: MATH 1910 
    Polar coordinates, numerical integration, infinite series, techniques of integration, improper integral, conic sections, and transcendental functions.
  
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    MATH 2110 - Calculus

    4
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    Three dimensional vectors, partial derivatives, multiple integration, and vector calculus.
  
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    MATH 3000 - Discrete Mathematics

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1820 , 1920  or permission of instructor
    The study of algorithms, counting methods and combinatorics, graph theory, trees, Boolean algebras and combinatorial circuits.
  
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    MATH 3010 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, symbolic logic, truth tables, set theory, and functions, with emphasis on various techniques in proving mathematical theorems. Applications to geometry, number theory, algebra, analysis, and topology.
  
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    MATH 3120 - Differential Equations

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110 
    First order differential equations and applications, linear equations of higher order and applications, series solutions of differential equations, Bessel functions and other classical functions obtained by series solutions.
  
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    MATH 3130 - Differential Equations

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 3120 
    The Laplace transform and its application to differential equations, systems of linear differential equations, numerical methods. Fourier series and the solution of boundary value problems involving partial differential equations such as the heat equation and the wave equation.
  
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    MATH 3270 - Experimental Design

    3
    Prerequisite: STAT 3250  or equivalent
    Design concepts for experiments and studies: ANOVA for standard designs; analysis of covariance and other experimental designs.
  
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    MATH 3450 - Linear Algebra

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    Systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces with emphasis on finite-dimensional spaces, linear transformations, similarity, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization, quadratic forms, numerical methods, and applications.
  
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    MATH 3630 - College Geometry

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1910  and one year of high school Geometry
    An introduction to modern elementary geometry, transformational geometry, projective geometry, non-Euclidean geometry, and foundations of geometry.
  
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    MATH 4000 - Mathematics Seminar

    1
    Prerequisite: MATH 1910 
    The course will explore connections among the various content areas, such as calculus, geometry, and statistics, required in the mathematics add-on endorsement program.
  
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    MATH 4010 - History of Mathematics

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Development of elementary mathematics and a study of the individuals and cultures who contributed to it.
  
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    MATH 4020 - Geometry for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1410 , 1420 
    Topics include informal, plane, and solid geometries; tessellations; transformations; measurements; deductive reasoning; constructions with dynamic geometry software and other tools; topology and graph theory.
  
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    MATH 4030 - Problem Solving for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1410 , 1420 
    Students will engage in recreational mathematics, puzzles, and games. The emphasis is to develop problem solving skills using various tools and techniques, such as algebra, modeling, and appropriate technology.
  
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    MATH 4100 - Teaching Mathematics in Grades K-3

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1410 1420  with grades of “C” or higher and Milestone II  (Milestone II requirements) Corequisite: RDG 4010 
    Contemporary elementary school mathematics curriculum, teaching materials, and strategies for effective teaching. Field experience required.
  
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    MATH 4110 - Number Theory

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    Divisibility, properties of primes, analysis of congruence, quadratic residues, and Diophantine analysis.
  
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    MATH 4150 - Teaching Mathematics in Grades 4-6

    3
    Cross Listed   (Milestone II) and  ,   with grades of “C” or higher
    Contemporary elementary school mathematics curriculum, teaching materials, and strategies for effective teaching in grades 4-6. Field experience required.
  
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    MATH 4160 - Complex Analysis

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    The algebra of complex numbers, properties of analytic functions, elementary functions and mappings, complex integration, power series, residues and poles, conformal mapping.
  
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    MATH 4200 - Mathematics Content and Pedagogy for Middle School

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 3630  as a pre/corequesite or both (MATH 1410  and MATH 1420  with a grade of “C” or higher); and Milestone II  (Milestone II)
    Using appropriate technology, students will investigate and apply concepts of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, and calculus. The course will also address pedagogy in the middle school mathematics classroom. Field experience required.
  
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    MATH 4210 - Topology

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110 
    Sets, metric spaces, limits, continuous maps and homeomorphisms, connectedness, and compact topological spaces.
  
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    MATH 4240 - Probability

    3
    Cross Listed STAT 4240 
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 
    A mathematical introduction to probability; sample spaces; probability functions; counting techniques; conditional probability; independence, total probability and Baye’s rule; discrete and continuous random variables; expectation, median, variance; joint and conditional distributions; moment generating functions; laws of large numbers and the central limit therem.
  
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    MATH 4260 - Stochastic Processes

    3
    Cross Listed STAT 4260 
    Prerequisite: MATH 4240  or  
    An introduction to stochastic processes and their applications: Poisson and compound Poisson processes; discrete and continuous time Markov chains; renewal theory; random walks and Brownian motion.
  
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    MATH 4400 - The Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone II and 19 hours of mathematic courses in the major Pre/Corequisite:  
    Strategies for teaching high school mathematics that reflect best practiced recommendations. Field experience required.
  
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    MATH 4450 - Mathematical Models

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 3450 
    Formation of mathematical models for problems in science and business. Special emphasis on models requiring algebra, calculus, discrete methods, and probabilistic models.
  
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    MATH 4460 - Applied Mathematics

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110 3120   or permission of instructor
    In-depth study of an application of mathematics to industry, business, science or the social sciences.  Specific topic chosen at the instructor’s discretion.  Possible topics include but are not limited to computational graph theory, stochastic, differential equation, financial mathematics, environmental mathematics, mathematical biology, data mining, etc.  A project or paper is required.
  
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    MATH 4500 - Modern Algebra

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 3010  with a grade of “C” or higher
    Relations, maps, abstract algebras, groups, rings, integral domains, order, morphisms, fields, and factorization.
  
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    MATH 4670 - Numerical Analysis

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 ,  (CSCI 1010  or 2000 ) or permission of instructor
    Digital computer programming, finite differences, numerical integration, matrix computations, numerical solutions of non-linear systems and differential equations.
 

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