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ACC / Principles of Accounting I

Academic Hours: 3
ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). 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. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ACC / Principles of Accounting II

Academic Hours: 3
ACC 2223 - Principles of Accounting II (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. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

AGR / Animal Science

Academic Hours: 4
AGR 1214 - Animal Science. Fundamental principles and practical application of livestock, dairy, and poultry science. Origin, history, characteristics, market classes, and grades of the major breeds of livestock and poultry. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

AGR / Plant Science

Academic Hours: 3
AGR 1313 - Plant Science. Scientific principles as the basis for practice in producing, handling, processing, marketing, and utilizing agronomic and horticultural crops. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

AGR / Basic Soils

Academic Hours: 4
AGR 2314 - Basic Soils. 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. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

AGR / Principles of Agricultural Economics

Academic Hours: 3
AGR 2713 - Principles of Agricultural Economics. Economic principles applied to production, value, prices, credit, taxation, land tenure, marketing international trade, and related problems affecting agriculture. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

AMR / Foundations of Officership

Academic Hours: 2
AMR 1112 - Foundations of Officership Lecture and Lab. Introduction to the personal challenges and competencies which are critical for effective leadership in the Armed Forces. Students will examine the role of leadership, officership, and the Army profession as well as develop life skills such as goal settings, time management, physical fitness, and stress management. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions. Includes a leadership lab and recommended physical training. Two hours lecture. One hour laboratory. Two hours credit.

AMR / Foundations of Officership

Academic Hours: 3
AMR 1113 - Foundations of Officership Lecture and Lab. Introduction to the personal challenges and competencies which are critical for effective leadership in the Armed Forces. Students will examine the role of leadership, officership, and the Army profession as well as develop life skills such as goal settings, time management, physical fitness, and stress management. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions. Includes a leadership lab and recommended physical training. Three hours lecture. One hour laboratory. Three hours credit.

AMR / Basic Leadership

Academic Hours: 2
AMR 1122 - Basic Leadership Lecture and Lab. Fundamental leadership and training techniques with exposure to setting direction, map reading, problem-solving, presenting briefs and using effective writing skills. Students will explore dimensions of leadership attributes and core leader competencies in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Considerable attention is also placed on improving physical fitness. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. Two hours lecture. One hour laboratory. Two hours credit.

AMR / Basic Leadership

Academic Hours: 3
AMR 1123 - Basic Leadership Lecture and Lab. Fundamental leadership and training techniques with exposure to setting direction, map reading, problem-solving, presenting briefs and using effective writing skills. Students will explore dimensions of leadership attributes and core leader competencies in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Considerable attention is also placed on improving physical fitness. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. Three hours lecture. One hour laboratory. Three hours credit.

AMR / Individual Leadership Studies

Academic Hours: 3
AMR 2113 - Individual Leadership Studies Lecture and Lab. Developing 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. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

AMR / Leadership and Teamwork

Academic Hours: 3
AMR 2123 - Leadership and Teamwork. An application of leadership skills with an emphasis on: beliefs, values, ethics, counseling techniques, map reading, land navigation, basic first aid, and group interaction. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ART / Art Appreciation

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1113 - Art Appreciation. A course designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ART / Drawing I

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1313 - Drawing I. An introduction to the basic principles and materials of drawing. Emphasis will be on observational drawing and black and white media. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Drawing II

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1323 - Drawing II. Continuation of skills from Drawing I with an introduction to color and further study of composition. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Design I

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1433 - Design I. Introduction to the fundamentals of two-dimensional design with emphasis in black and white media. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Design II

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1443 - Design II. Continuation of Design I with emphasis in color theory. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Three Dimensional Design

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1453 - Three Dimensional Design. To provide students with an understanding of spatial form in three dimensions through the use of applied design elements and principles to studio problems in mixed media. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Art for Elementary Teachers

Academic Hours: 3
ART 1913 - Art for Elementary Teachers. Development of essential concepts of children's art education in compliance with the National Standards for Arts Education. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ART / Painting I

Academic Hours: 3
ART 2513 - Painting I. An introduction to painting compositions and techniques. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Painting II

Academic Hours: 3
ART 2523 - Painting II. A further study in the compositions, techniques, and concepts in Painting I. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Ceramics I

Academic Hours: 3
ART 2613 - Ceramics I. This course is directed toward an introduction to different aspects and materials of ceramic design. Instruction 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. Six studio hours. Three hours credit.

ART / Art History I

Academic Hours: 3
ART 2713 - Art History I. Survey course of historical background of art forms from Prehistoric to Renaissance. Emphasis is on painting, architecture, and sculpture as related to history. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ART / Art History II

Academic Hours: 3
ART 2723 - Art History II. Survey course of historical background of art forms from Renaissance to present with special emphasis on contemporary expressions. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Introduction to Business

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 1113 - Introduction to Business. This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of business. Main topics include current business and economic environment, entrepreneurship, marketing, management, financial management, and business careers. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Business Seminar I

Academic Hours: 1
BAD 1121 - Business Seminar I. This course is designed to coordinate the various business-related student activities to the local level. It promotes leadership and professionalism in civic and social functions which include student participation and guest speakers. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

BAD / Introduction to Marketing

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2213 - Introduction to Marketing. This course is an introduction to the principles of marketing. Topics include history of marketing, the marketing process and the four P's. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Business Statistics

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2323 - Business Statistics. (Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or appropriate placement score for MAT 1613). Introduction to statistical methods of describing, summarizing, comparing, and interpreting data to include probability distributions, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / The Legal Environment of Business

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2413 - The Legal Environment of Business. An introduction to interrelationships of law and society, jurisprudence and business. Topics include an introduction to law, law of contracts, agency, and employment. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Introduction to Management

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2513 - Introduction to Management. (This is considered an upper-level course at some universities and may not transfer). This course is a study of basic management principles as applied to the functions of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and coordinating with effective communication in business enterprise. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Personal Financial Management

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2523 - Personal Financial Management. This course deals with an individual's optimal management of personal income and expenditures over a lifetime to best meet the needs of his/her financial objectives. The course focuses on the areas of budgeting, insurance, borrowing and credit purchases, home ownership, investment, taxes, and family financial planning. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Computer Applications in Business & Industry

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2533 - Computer Applications in Business & Industry (Prerequisite: Keyboarding Skills). This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Business Communications

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2813 - Business Communications (Prerequisite: ENG 1113). This course develops written and oral communication skills for future professionals among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business messages, generating reports and presentations, and preparing communications for employment. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD / Business Ethics

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2853 - Business Ethics. An exploration of the ethical problems faced in business theory and practice through which the student will recognize and analyze ethical dilemmas and implement ethical decisions within the context of today's business environment. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO / Medical Terminology for Health Professions

Academic Hours: 3
BIO 1813 – Medical Terminology for Health Professions. This course is an introduction to medical language used in health professions. Emphasis is placed on learning medical root words, prefixes, and suffixes and applying them to the human body systems in written and verbal communication. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO / Principles of Biology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1114 - Principles of Biology I. 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. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Principles of Biology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1124 - Principles of Biology II. 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. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / General Biology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1134 - General Biology I (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that covers the major themes of biology, the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / General Biology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1144 - General Biology II (Prerequisite: BIO 1134). A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces themes and concepts introduced in BIO 1134 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of major groups of organisms, viruses, and the study of animals and plants including their anatomy and physiology. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Nutrition

Academic Hours: 3
BIO 1613 - Nutrition (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). A lecture course covering the nutrients for normal growth and reducing risks of major chronic diseases, and applied to the selection of food for ingestion, the process of digestion, assimilation, absorption, and their applications for healthcare providers. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO / Zoology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2414 - Zoology I (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of phylogeny and classification systems, protozoa, and major invertebrate phyla. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture class. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Zoology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2424 - Zoology II (Prerequisite: BIO 2414). A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of vertebrate taxonomy and animal systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Anatomy & Physiology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2514 - Anatomy and Physiology I (Prerequisite: ACT Composite of 18 or BIO 1134). 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 lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Anatomy & Physiology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2524 - Anatomy and Physiology II (Prerequisite: BIO 2514). A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human special senses, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO / Microbiology

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2924 - Microbiology (Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or higher). A combined lecture and laboratory course providing a comprehensive study of microbial agents to include taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity. Labs in this course provide experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Three lectures. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BOA / Keyboarding

Academic Hours: 3
BOA 1413 - Keyboarding. This course provides an introduction to basic word processing commands and essential skill development using the touch system on the alphabetic keyboard. Course emphasis will be on speed and accuracy when keying documents and timed writings. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOA / Word Processing

Academic Hours: 3
BOA 2533 - Word Processing. This course focuses on production of documents using word processing functions. Production with accuracy is stressed and practice is given through a variety of documents for skill building. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CHE / Chemistry Survey

Academic Hours: 4
CHE 1114 - Chemistry Survey. A combined lecture and laboratory basic chemistry course that covers terminology, measurements, atomic structure, nomenclature, chemical equations and basic stoichiometry. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CHE / General Chemistry Lab I

Academic Hours: 1
CHE 1211 - General Chemistry Laboratory I (Pre/Co-requisite: CHE 1213). A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1213-General Chemistry I (Lecture). Must be taken concurrently in phase with the lecture sequence or after the lecture has been completed. Three hours laboratory. One hour credit.

CHE / General Chemistry I

Academic Hours: 3
CHE 1213 - General Chemistry I (Co-requisite: MAT 1313 or appropriate placement in a higher level math course). A lecture course that covers the fundamental principles of chemistry and their application. Chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, atomic structure, bonding theories, energy, periodic properties, and gas laws are among the topics discussed in depth. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

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