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

Course Descriptions


 

Art

  
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    ART 410X - Topics in Studio Art

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Concentrated study in a studio area. In-depth research on specific artists, movements, periods, current issues, and/or problems in studio art. Topics to be announced. May be repeated but credit is limited to three hours per topic.
  
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    ART 1010 - Two Dimensional Design

    3
    Fundamental experience in two-dimensional design, with emphasis on the elements and principles of design and creative development, and media skills training.
  
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    ART 1020 - Three Dimensional Design

    3
    Fundamental experiences in three-dimensional design, with emphasis on the elements and principles of design and creative development, and media skills training.
  
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    ART 1030 - Art Appreciation

    3
    The relationship and influences of the visual arts on the individual and culture.
  
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    ART 1040 - Drawing I

    3
    The fundamentals of drawing for visual arts.
  
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    ART 1050 - Drawing II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1040 
    Drawing the human form and study of anatomy in composition.
  
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    ART 1070 - Electronic Imaging

    3
    The use of MacIntosh computer hardware and software as a visual arts tool.
  
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    ART 2010 - Art History, Survey I

    3
    A history of the visual arts, from cultures throughout the world from prehistory to 1300 A.D., that examines works of art within their social, political, economic, religious, technological, and philosophical contexts.
  
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    ART 2020 - Art History, Survey II

    3
    A history of the visual arts, from cultures throughout the world from 13th to 20th centuries, that examines works of art within their social, political, economic, religious, technological, and philosophical contexts.
  
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    ART 2030 - Printmaking I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040 
    The study and practice of relief and intaglio printmaking techniques with an emphasis on the development of hand skills and basic inking and printing methods.
  
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    ART 2040 - Painting I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040 
    The fundamentals of pictorial composition with emphasis on individual creative expression. An investigation of material and techniques in oil and polymer painting.
  
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    ART 2050 - Ceramics

    3
    Use of slab, coil, pinch, modeling, and introduction to wheel construction methods of forming ceramic vessels. Glazes and surface decoration are included.
  
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    ART 2070 - Sculpture I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040 
    Introduction to sculptural techniques and materials. Included are modeling, carving, construction, and casting.
  
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    ART 2090 - Photography I

    3
    Introduction to creative black and white photography with small-format camera. Introduction to development of film, camera use, and darkroom procedure. Students must have access to camera.
  
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    ART 2170 - Digital Media I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1020 , 1070 
    Introduction to the fundamental technical, aesthetic and theoretical concepts of video and sound.
  
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    ART 2320 - Graphic Design

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040 
    Graphic design fundamentals and layout techniques, design of comprehensives, commercial craftsmanship, and image making.
  
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    ART 2520 - Typography I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 , ART 1040 
    An introduction to basic layout with type, type design, study of styles, and history of typography.
  
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    ART 3080 - Illustration I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040  or permission of instructor;
    Exploring the invention of images related to visual communications and illustration techniques. Emphasis will be placed on research, conceptualization, and visualization processes as they related to graphic design.
  
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    ART 3110 - Prepress Production

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2320 
    An introduction to methods of preparing design for commercial printing, using macintosh systems and software. Topics include document and image preparation, printing presses, separation, etc.
  
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    ART 3140 - Art Education I

    3
    Concepts of art education in public school programs; laboratory experiments in media and techniques; and child development and learning based on visual experiences. Methods of teaching at elementary grade level.
  
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    ART 3150 - Art Education II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3140 
    Study of the nature and practice of the art specialist in the teaching-learning situation. Planning educational objective, units for learning, methods of evaluation and administration of art programs in public schools. Includes 10 hours of classroom observation.
  
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    ART 3160 - Art Education III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3150 
    Study of recent research findings in Art Education. Students study the history of art education and complete a comprehensive plan for a course of study in criticism of art objects. Includes 15 hours of classroom observation.
  
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    ART 3170 - Digital Media II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1070  or permission of instructor
    Specialized course in the use and understanding of advanced digital imaging programs with an emphasis on motion and time. MacIntosh platform programs approached with studio art applications.
  
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    ART 3200 - Art History, United States

    3
    A contextual study of the achievements in architecture, painting, and sculpture from the Colonial 17th century through the modern 20th century.
  
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    ART 3220 - Modern Art, 19th and 20th Century

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2010 2020 
    Study of major developments in European and American painting, sculpture, and architecture from the French Revolution to the end of WWII.
  
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    ART 3230 - Art History, Contemporary

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2010 2020 
    Historical precedents and methods of criticism will be used as criteria for study of images from the 1960s to the present.
  
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    ART 3240 - Art History of Photography

    3
    A study of the invention and development of photographic processes and styles from a socio-historical stance for an understanding of photography’s place in history, art history, and the history of communication.
  
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    ART 3270 - History of Graphic Design

    3
    Study of visible language and visual communication in graphic arts and design. Emphasis will be placed on art historical developments as they relate to graphic design in the 20th century.
  
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    ART 3340 - Drawing III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1050 
    Use of drawing media for creative image making.
  
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    ART 3370 - Web Design

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1070 
    Focus on the design of internet sites. Emphasis placed on the visual design, navigation development, communication, and authoring websites.
  
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    ART 3430 - Printmaking II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 1040 
    The study and practice of photo-mechanical processes as they relate to printmaking. Techniques will include photo-silkscreen and various print formats using traditional and experimental image-making methods.
  
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    ART 3440 - Painting II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2040 
    A continuation of any painting medium or combination of medium, with emphasis on individual problems and the organization of ideas in creative design.
  
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    ART 3450 - Ceramic Sculpture

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1020 , 1040 
    Use of clay bodies to construct sculpture forms utilizing slab, modeling, coil, cast, thrown, extruded or experimental forming techniques to make creative statements in sculpture.
  
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    ART 3520 - Typography II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2520 
    Advanced study in typographic design and layout including typeface design, complex systems of type hierarchy, and the application of type to digital and print media.
  
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    ART 3530 - Printmaking III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2030 , 2320  or permission of instructor
    The study and practice of letterpress printing with a focus on the history and production of broadsides, artists’ books, and/or editioned portfolios of prints.
  
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    ART 3540 - Drawing IV, Thematic Development Drawing

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2010 , 2020 , 3340 
    An advanced drawing course in which students develop and explore self- directed serial imagery, and examine their work in both an historical and contemporary critical context.
  
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    ART 3550 - Glazes and Surface Design

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2050 
    Advanced experimentation in design and creation of surface effects and coatings on fired ceramic objects, especially glaze formulating.
  
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    ART 3560 - Painting, Watercolor I

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1010 , 1040 
    Explore the concepts and techniques of pictorial composition using watercolor. Intermediate level studio course for students with proven skills in drawing and painting.
  
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    ART 3570 - Sculpture II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2070 
    A continuation of Sculpture I with emphasis on personal artistic development in combining media and techniques in sculptural forms.
  
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    ART 3590 - Photography II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2090 
    A continuation of Photography I. Students work toward improving their darkroom skills and developing a personal direction for their work. Documentary and studio photography are introduced, as well as creative, alternative process
  
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    ART 3650 - Pottery-Ceramics II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1020 , 2050  or permission of instructor
    Advanced work in design and techniques of creating ceramic vessels.
  
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    ART 3690 - Digital Photography

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1070 , 2090 
    Exploration of photography through digital media, to include digital camera, computer hardware, and software.
  
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    ART 4040 - Painting III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3440 
    Advanced studio experiences for painters, exploring content, techniques, and mediums employed by contemporary artists. Studies in professional portfolio development for painters, and technical preparations and display of works on panel and canvas.
  
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    ART 4060 - Painting, Watercolor II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3560 
    Advanced studio experience for watercolors; exploring content, techniques, and mediums employed by 19th and 20th century Asian and Western artists. Topics include studies for development of a professional watercolor portfolio and presentation/display of works on paper.
  
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    ART 4070 - Sculpture III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3570 
    This course will focus on critical thinking, creative problem solving, and development of a personal visual vocabulary. Students will research contemporary issues in sculpture and use those ideas in the development of their personal work.
  
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    ART 4080 - Illustration II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3080 
    Focus on the development of a personal technique, style, posture and vocabulary. Emphasis will be on images that concentrate on book and editorial illustration.
  
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    ART 4085 - Illustration III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 4080 
    Advanced studio experience for illustrators. Topics will include the relationship of image to text, narrative development, and self-directed imagery.
  
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    ART 4090 - Problems in Art

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    A continuation of work in a specific media under the direction of an instructor in a scheduled class. May be repeated for a second three hours but may not be enrolled in for six hours concurrently.
  
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    ART 4120 - Graphic Design II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2320 
    Intermediate study and skill development in the visual elements and media used in layout and design development for comprehensives.
  
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    ART 4125 - Graphic Design III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2520 , 4120 
    Advanced study and skill development in the visual elements and media used in layout and design development for comprehensives.
  
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    ART 4130 - Design Center

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2520 , 4120 
    This advanced graphic design course provides students with an opportunity to work with clients in the non-profit sector on all aspects of visual communication projects.  As in the design industry, students will have the opportunity to use their technical and conceptual skills within a team format.
  
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    ART 4150 - Senior Thesis I

    3
    Prerequisite: Approval/acceptance to the BFA program. Approval of semester contract by instructor. ART 4150 and ART 4160  must be taken during different semesters .
    A lecture/lab course focused on creating and critiquing a substantial body of work (i.e., thesis) for students’ senior exhibitions or final portfolios. Students will select faculty mentors to oversee their studio work. This course may not be taken simultaneously with ART 4160 .
  
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    ART 4160 - Senior Thesis II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 4150 , approval of semester contract by instructor.
    A capstone course for BFA Majors that focuses on the business of art by directing students to define their professional goals, discuss career options, and develop a professional portfolio. Students continue independent work with their faculty mentors. Students will present a final exhibition of work that is representative of their course of study.
  
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    ART 4170 - Digital Media III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 1020 , 1070 , 1050 
    Students will be introduced to the workflow of animation, scripting to screen, in a digital environment.
  
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    ART 4190 - Photography III

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 2090 
    A continuation of Photography II. Students are expected to be more self-directed in developing the content of their projects. Idea development and issue related work is emphasized. Digital imaging is used as a tool as well as alternative darkroom processes.
  
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    ART 4310 - Art Internship

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and chair
    On-the-job training for art students who have art-related job opportunities. May be repeated for a second three hours but may not be enrolled in for six hours concurrently.
  
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    ART 4370 - Web Design II

    3
    Prerequisite: ART 3370 
     An advanced study and skill development in the visual elements and media used in web design.

Allied Health Sciences

  
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    AHS 1010 - Introduction to Healthcare Professions

    3
    Introduction to the pursuit of health care careers.  This course will provide the student with information on all of the health care related majors available at APSU to include academic requirements, career paths available upon graduation, and requirements for successful completion of these courses of study.

Astronomy

  
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    ASTR 1010/1011 - Planetary Astronomy (and lab)

    4
    Corequisite: ASTR 1011
    The subjects of planetary astronomy such as the planets and their moons, planetary geology, the sun, the origin of the solar system; the tools and methods of astronomy including celestial observation, light and other types of radiation, telescopes and spectroscopy. Laboratory 1011 is to be taken concurrently.
  
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    ASTR 1020/1021 - Stellar Astronomy (and lab)

    4
    Corequisite: ASTR 1021
    The subjects of stellar astronomy such as starbirth, starlife, stardeath, pulsars, blackholes, galaxies, quasars and cosmology; the tools and methods of astronomy including locating and naming stars and constellations, light and other radiation, telescopes and spectroscopy. Laboratory 1021 is to be taken concurrently.
  
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    ASTR 2010 - Problems in Planetary Astronomy

    1
    Prerequisite: Completion of core math course Corequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 
    Problems to accompany ASTR 1010/1011  Planetary Astronomy for students seeking a mathematical foundation to planetary astronomy.
  
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    ASTR 2011 - Introduction to Observational Astronomy

    1
    An introduction to the basic techniques of observational astronomy.  Setting up, aligning, initializing and using equatorial and alt-az telescope mounts, learning the stars and constellations of the night sky, observing double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.  This is a three hour one credit laboratory course requiring night observing.
  
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    ASTR 2020 - Problems in Stellar Astronomy

    1
    Prerequisite: Completion of core math course Corequisite: ASTR 1020/1021 
    Problems to accompany ASTR 1020/1021  Stellar Astronomy for students seeking a mathematical foundation to stellar astronomy.
  
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    ASTR 3005/3006 - Observational Astronomy (and lab)

    2
    Corequisite: ASTR 3006
    This course will involve a significant number of night time observing hours each week. Students will learn the constellations and stars of the night sky.  They will learn to set up, align, and use several different types of telescopes.
  
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    ASTR 3010 - History of Astronomy

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 
    This course examines the historical development of the science of astronomy. Beginning with the ancient cultures and their religious associations with astronomy through the philosophies of the ancient Greeks and moving into the renaissance era with Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo and finally Newton. The course concludes with the modern era and the development of modern theories in astronomy and astrophysics.
  
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    ASTR 3020 - Cosmology

    3
    Prerequisite: MATH 1110  or higher, ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 
    This course examines current theories on the origin and evolution of the universe. The subjects of the course will include the Big Bang theory, cosmological inflation, dark matter, dark energy and the final fate of the universe.
  
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    ASTR 3030/3031 - Methods and Instrumentation in Astronomy (and lab)

    3
    Prerequisite: PHYS 2020/2021  or 2020/2021 ; Corequisite: ASTR 3031
    Detailed introduction to the techniques and instrumentation used in modern observational astronomy.  Includes astronomical sources, observational limits, telescopes, atmospheric effects, spectrographs, single-channel detectors and advanced solid-state detectors of all types.
  
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    ASTR 3040 - Astrobiology

    3
    Prerequisite: A core math course. At least one course (but two is recommended) in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Geology is required.
    Introduction to Astrobiology. Topics include the formation of stars and planets, stellar habitable zones, properties of life, origin and evolution of life on Earth, the search for life elsewhere in the Universe, mass extinctions, extremophiles, space missions, SETI, Drake equation. Designed for non-science, liberal arts majors.
  
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    ASTR 4000/4001 - Astrophotography (and lab)

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 ; Corequisite: ASTR 4001
    This course will involve a significant number of night time observing hours each week. Students will learn the fundamentals of astrophotography using web cams, digital, CCD and video cameras and the techniques of image processing for scientific and esthetic value. A basic knowledge of photography, either 35mm or digital is essential for successful completion of this course.
  
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    ASTR 4010 - Astrophysics I: Introduction to Stellar Structure and Evolution

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1020/1021 , 2020 ; PHYS 2120/2121 ; and (MATH 3120  or PHYS 3005 )
    Introduces the physics of the sun and stars. Includes properties of E&M radiation, stellar distances and magnitudes, radioactive transfer, the sun, the ISM and star formation, stellar evolution, stellar endpoints and variable stars.
  
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    ASTR 4020 - Astrophysics II: Galactic Structure and Cosmology

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 4010 
    Includes galactic coordinates, galactic rotation curves, N-body concepts and the viral theorem, Galactic formation and evolution, external galaxies, galaxy cluster evolution, Hubble’s law and the distance scale, large-scale structure, cosmology and the particle physics connection.
  
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    ASTR 4150 - Special Topics in Astronomy

    1
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Selected topics of interest in advanced astronomy. Topics to be chosen by the instructor and students. ASTR 4150, ASTR 4160 , ASTR 4170  may be taken for different topics for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4151 - Research Experience in Astronomy

    1
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Research activities in astronomy agreed on by the students and instructor which may emphasize lab techniques or data acquisition and analysis. Written and oral reports are required. ASTR 4151, ASTR 4161 , ASTR 4171  may be repeated for different research areas for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4160 - Special Topics in Astronomy

    2
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021  and permission of instructor
    Selected topics of interest in advanced astronomy. Topics to be chosen by the instructor and students. ASTR 4150 , 4160, ASTR 4170  may be taken for different topics for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4161 - Research Experience in Astronomy

    2
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Research activities in astronomy agreed on by the students and instructor which may emphasize lab techniques or data acquisition and analysis. Written and oral reports are required. ASTR 4151 , 4161, ASTR 4171  may be repeated for different research areas for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4170 - Special Topics in Astronomy

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Selected topics of interest in advanced astronomy. Topics to be chosen by the instructor and student. ASTR 4150 , ASTR 4160 , 4170 may be taken for different topics for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4171 - Research Experience in Astronomy

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Research activities in astronomy agreed on by the students and instructor which may emphasize lab techniques or data acquisition and analysis. Written and oral reports are required. ASTR 4151 , ASTR 4161 , 4171 may be repeated for different research areas for a total of up to 15 credit hours combined.
  
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    ASTR 4950 - Independent Study in Astronomy

    1
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Current topics in astronomy. Topics to be chosen by student. Subject to be approved by instructor. May be repeated with permission of instructor.
  
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    ASTR 4960 - Independent Study in Astronomy

    2
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 , and permission of instructor
    Current topics in astronomy. Topics to be chosen by student. Subject to be approved by instructor. May be repeated with permission of instructor.
  
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    ASTR 4970 - Independent Study in Astronomy

    3
    Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011  , ASTR 1020/1021  , and permission of instructor
    Current topics in astronomy. Topics to be chosen by student. Subject to be approved by instructor. May be repeated with permission of instructor.

Biology

  
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    BIOL 380A - Medical Technology Internship

    15
    Two semesters of clinical Practicum Students apply the skills and abilities learned during the previous six semesters of the curriculum. Students are assigned to an accredited hospital laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 380B - Medical Technology Internship

    15
    Two semesters of clinical Practicum Students apply the skills and abilities learned during the previous six semesters of the curriculum. Students are assigned to an accredited hospital laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 1010/1011 - Principles of Life (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: Developmental reading and writing with a “C” or better Corequisite: BIOL 1011
    A course for non-science majors. Topics covered include scientific methodology, the nature of living organisms, cell structure and function, cell chemistry and division, nature of heredity and gene action, the theory of evolution and principles of ecology. BIOL 1010 will not serve as a prerequisite of upper level biology courses.
  
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    BIOL 1020/1021 - Diversity of Life (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: Developmental reading and writing or ACT score 19 or better Corequisite: BIOL 1021
    A course for non-science majors. The course reviews basic scientific methodology and surveys the kingdoms of life with particular attention to the evolution and ecology of these forms. The portion of the course involving vertebrate animals will include discussions of selected human systems. BIOL 1020 will not serve as a prerequisite of upper level biology courses.
  
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    BIOL 1040/1041 - Human Biology (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: Developmental reading and writing or ACT score 19 or higher Corequisite: BIOL 1041
    A course for non-science majors. A survey of human structure, function, evolution, and ecology. Topics covered include scientific methodology, biological chemistry, cells, tissues, organ systems, genetics and human development, evolution and ecology. BIOL 1040 will not serve as a prerequisite of upper level biology courses.
  
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    BIOL 1110/1111 - Principles of Biology I (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: Developmental or enhanced reading and writing with a “C” or better Corequisite: BIOL 1111
    A principles course for students majoring or minoring in biology or other sciences. Topics include scientific methodology, an overview of the physiological processes of living organisms including metabolism and energy transfer, concepts of inheritance and the nature of genes, and foundational concepts of evolution and ecology. A brief overview of the kingdoms of life and the rudiments of classification will be presented.
  
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    BIOL 1120/1121 - Principles of Biology II (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111  or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 1121
    Continuation of BIOL 1110/1111.  Topics include an overview of the evolutionary history of biological diversity and an introduction to plant and animal form and function including an overview of plant, animal, protist, and fungus diversity.
  
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    BIOL 1234 - Honors Seminar in Biology

    1
    Prerequisite: Admission to University Honors Program or permission of instructor
    This honors course introduces students to topics of current research in Biology.
  
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    BIOL 2010/2011 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (and lab)

    4
    Corequisite: BIOL 2011
    Designed for students in health and human performance, psychology, nursing, and allied health programs.  Structure and function of the human body with emphasis on cellular structure and function, tissues, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems will be discussed.
  
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    BIOL 2020/2021 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 2010/2011  with a grade of “C” or higher; Corequisite: BIOL 2021
    Continuation of BIOL 2010.  Treats the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, and excretory systems, water and electrolyte balance, human reproduction, growth, and development, and human genetics.
  
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    BIOL 2300/2301 - Principles of Microbiology (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 2020/2021  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 2301
    An introductory study of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoan with particular emphasis on their relationship to infection and disease.  Asepsis, immunity, sterilization, and special problems related to patients and hospitals.  Completion of BIOL 2300 does not substitute for BIOL 3050 for a Biology major or minor.
  
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    BIOL 3000 - Biological Methods

    3
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1120/1121  with a grade of “C” or higher
    Introduction to methods for conducting and interpreting biological research. Specific topics include:  the scientific method; critical thinking; logic of hypothesis testing; basic experimental design; basic statistical methods; interpretation of primary scientific literature; acquisition, analysis, and presentation of scientific data.
  
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    BIOL 3050/3051 - Microbial Diversity (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 3051
    Overview of the microbial world including a survey of the structure, functioning, and diversity of microorganisms.  Introduction to the fundamental concepts of microbial physiology, molecular biology, metabolism, ecology, pathogenesis and immunology.
  
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    BIOL 3060/3061 - Zoological Diversity (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111  or 2020/2021  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 3061
    A comparative study of the taxonomy, functional morphology, development, ecology, and evolution of representative animals.
  
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    BIOL 3070/3071 - Botanical Diversity (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 1111
    A survey of algae, plants, and fungi, including comparative studies of structure, reproduction, evolution, ecology, and economic importance.
  
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    BIOL 3130/3131 - Genetics (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111   or 2020/2021  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 3131
    Consideration of the principles underlying inheritance in plants and animals.  Application of these principles to population dynamics.  Concepts are taught through problems based on experimental data.
  
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    BIOL 3200 - Women and Science

    3
    Prerequisite: Eight hours of natural science with grades of “C” or better
    This course is an interdisciplinary survey of women in science. Contributions of women scientists to the natural sciences will be studied; and using this historical context, students will consider broad social questions such as: Do barriers still exist for women/girls in science? How do cultural biases impact the objectivity of scientific studies?
  
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    BIOL 3330/3331 - Principles of Evolution (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1120/1121   with a grade of “C” or higher; or permission of instructor Corequisite: BIOL 3331
    Designed to impart an understanding of the core concepts in modern evolutionary theory, and an appreciation of the central position that theory holds as a theme unifying all sub-disciplines of biology.
  
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    BIOL 3730/3731 - Medical Microbiology (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 1110/1111  or 2020/2021  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 3730
    Knowledge and interpretation which will enable the student to become proficient in isolating and identifying human pathogens.  Bacterial isolation and morphology will be stressed.
  
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    BIOL 3760/3761 - Immunology and Serology (and lab)

    4
    Prerequisite: BIOL 2300/2301  or 3050/3051  with a grade of “C” or higher Corequisite: BIOL 3761
     Fundamentals of antigen-antibody reactions, and serologic procedures performed in the clinical laboratory.
 

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