Oct 02, 2022  
2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to concepts and principles of accounting, to include: recognition, analysis, measurement and recording of monetary information in business transactions. Emphasis of the course will be on understanding financial reporting for external users. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and MATH 1324  or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the use of financial and non-financial accounting information for management, decision making, and control. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301  and MATH 1324  or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    ACCT 3301 Intermediate Accounting I

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    In-depth study of accounting theory, generally accepted accounting principles and the techniques involved in measuring, recording, summarizing and reporting financial data for business organizations. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301  with a grade of “B” or better or ACCT 3310  with a grade of “C” or better. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    ACCT 3302 Intermediate Accounting II

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Continuation of the in-depth study of accounting principles and techniques that was started in ACCT 3301 . Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301   with a grade of “C” or better. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    ACCT 3303 Cost Accounting Principles

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The study of the accumulation, measurement, assignment and analysis of costs to satisfy management objectives for planning, control and evaluation. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1325 , or its equivalent, ACCT 2301  and ACCT 2302  with a grade of “C” or better. Fall, Spring
  
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    ACCT 3305 Federal Income Tax

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the federal tax system as it applies to individuals, corporations and partnerships. Current income tax concepts and research methods are introduced for use in problem solving and planning in taxation. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301  and ACCT 2302 . Fall, Spring
  
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    ACCT 3310 Accounting for Business Decision-Makers

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Topics include Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Statements of Cash Flows and extended coverage of issues related to Current Assets, Long-term Assets, Current Liabilities, Bonds, and Shareholder’s Equity.   Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301  and ACCT 2302   Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    ACCT 3333 Information System Fundamentals

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the organizational and managerial foundations of information systems. The role of information systems in enhancing business processes and management decision making is emphasized. Students experience use of business application software in problem solving. Fall, Spring, Summer Cross listed with MNGT 3333 .
  
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    ACCT 3334 Healthcare Management Information Systems

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of the management information systems used in the healthcare industry and the role of information systems in the efficient operation of healthcare services.  The course will also highlight current regulatory and social issues, patient information and the use of information technology in healthcare.  Prerequisite(s): COSC 1335   Fall MNGT 3334  
  
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    ACCT 3338 Information Systems Applications

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to database design in a business framework. Students participate in a comprehensive project using knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3333 /MNGT 3333 .
  
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    ACCT 4300 Advanced Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Development of the principles and techniques of accounting for business combinations and consolidations, partnerships and multinational business organizations. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  and ACCT 3302  with grades of “C” or better. Spring
  
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    ACCT 4304 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Study of accounting theory and applications related to financial data accumulation and reporting in governmental, hospital, university and other not-for-profit organizations. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  with a grade of “C” or better and concurrent enrollment or successful completion of ACCT 3302 . Fall
  
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    ACCT 4306 Auditing

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Fundamentals of assurance services are covered including risk analysis, evaluation of internal control, audit planning, testing and reporting. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 2342  and the following courses with a grade of “C” or better: ACCT 3301 , and either ACCT 3302  or ACCT 4311   Fall, Spring
  
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    ACCT 4310 Oil and Gas Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Accounting and taxation principles and procedures for the petroleum industry. Topics include exploration, leasing, drilling and production problems. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  with a grade of “C” or better or ACCT 3310  with a grade of “C” or better. Summer
  
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    ACCT 4311 Accounting Information Systems

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A systems approach to evaluate, plan, and implement accounting information systems. Includes the analysis of and use of appropriate technology. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  or ACCT 3310  and ACCT 3333  (MNGT 3333 ) or COSC 3315 . Fall, Spring
  
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    ACCT 4314 Accounting Research

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Research applications for solving complex accounting and reporting issues including both financial and tax accounting cases.  Presentation materials and papers showing research findings are required.  Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  and  ACCT 3302   Spring
  
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    ACCT 4334 Accounting for Healthcare

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of both financial and managerial accounting principles in the healthcare industry.  The course will cover topics such as healthcare insurance billings and reimbursement methodologies as well as organizational costing and financial analysis.  Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2301   Fall
  
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    ACCT 4340 Financial Statement Analysis

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An integrative course using ratio and trend analysis to evaluate a company’s financial position through time, among its domestic and international industry competitors and within the global economy. Accounting recognition and disclosure requirements used to interpret publicly available information and apply conclusions to investment and lending decisions. Relevant macroeconomic and financial information resources applied. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301  or ACCT 3310 , and FINA 3320 . Summer
  
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    ACCT 4389 Selected Topics in Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog. Prerequisite(s): varies.
  
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    ACCT 4391 Contract Study in Accounting

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An individual independent study course or research project that addresses a topic not offered in the curriculum. Prerequisite(s): varies.
  
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    ACCT 4392 Internship

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A supervised field experience as an accounting professional that enables the student to explore career options. Internship must involve work that is substantially accounting in nature with job responsibilities similar to those that a full-time employee would face. May be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3301 , ACCT 3302 , and either ACCT 3303  or ACCT 3305  with grades of “C” or better and three additional hours of upper-level accounting; minimum GPA of 2.5 overall and 2.75 in the major and permission of academic advisor and faculty internship advisor. Fall, Spring, Summer

Aerospace

  
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    AERO 3320 Aircraft Stability and Control

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Equations of motion of atmospheric flight are studied.  Longitudinal and lateral motions of aircraft are considered, emphasizing phugoid, short-period, dutch-roll, and spiral motions.  Control requirements for aircraft are considered. Prerequisite(s): ENGR 2302  and MATH 2415   Fall
  
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    AERO 4250 Aerospace Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (2) sch

    Experiments in subsonic wind tunnel testing: measurement of lift, drag, and moments.  Experiments in the mechanics of propulsion.  Experiments in the measurement of aircraft structures including strength, buckling,and the determination of mass center and moments of inertia.  Prerequisite(s): MENG 3206 , AERO 4310 , and AERO 4330   Spring
  
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    AERO 4310 Aerospace Structures

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction of the design of lightweight, high strength structures.  Design of structural members to resist tension, bending, torsion, and combined loads.  Design of structural members to resist buckling.  The concept of shear flow is introduced and applied to the analysis of monocoque and semimonocoque structures.  Introduction to the structural analysis of composite materials.  Prerequisite(s): ENGR 3332   Fall
  
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    AERO 4330 Propulsion

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the mechanics and thermodynamics of combustion gas turbine engines for aircraft propulsion.  Introduction to rocket propulsion.  Prerequisite(s): MENG 3356   Fall
  
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    AERO 4340 Applied Aerodynamics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Properties of the atmosphere.  Aerodynamic coefficients of lift and drag and their dependence on the Reynolds number and Mach number.  Aerodynamics of airfoils, wings, and control surfaces in subsonic and supersonic flows. Prerequisite(s): MENG 3356   Fall

Applied Music

  
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    MUAP 1187 Applied Instruction I

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Prerequisite: instructor permission. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 1188 Applied Instruction II

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Prerequisite: instructor permission and MUAP 1187  or equivalent. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 2187 Applied Instruction III

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Prerequisite(s): instructor permission and MUAP 1188  or equivalent. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 2188 Applied Instruction IV

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Prerequisite(s): instructor’s permission and MUAP 2187  or equivalent. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 3100 Junior Recital

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Preparatory experience for the senior recital. Must be concurrently enrolled in MUAP 3187  or MUAP 3188 . Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 3187 Applied Instruction V

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Prerequisite: instructor’s permission and MUAP 2188  or equivalent. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 3188 Applied Instruction VI

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Prerequisite(s): instructor’s permission and MUAP 3187  or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 4100 Senior Recital

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Capstone experience for graduating music majors Prerequisite(s): MUAP 3100 . Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 4187 Applied Instruction VII

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Prerequisite(s): instructor’s permission, MUAP 3100 , and MUAP 3188  or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    MUAP 4188 Applied Instruction VIII

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    60 minutes weekly. Studio instruction open to all students. Final exam is a music jury during finals week. Students will perform standard western classical repertory of the appropriate level as appropriate for their instruments. Prerequisite(s): instructor’s permission and MUAP 4187  or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer

Astronomy

  
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    ASTR 1101 Descriptive Astronomy Lab

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    A laboratory course in which students complete a variety of hands-on computer based activities that explore the topics of cycles in the sky; astronomical history; the birth, life, and death of stars; planetary formation and environments; galaxies and cosmology.  Corequisite(s): ASTR 1301   Fall
  
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    ASTR 1301 Descriptive Astronomy

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A descriptive survey of the solar system and galactic topics. Emphasis is on the celestial sphere, the earth’s motions, the sun, moon, planets, asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites. Fall

Biology

  
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    BIOL 1106 General Biology I Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory methods in the biological sciences, directed toward the structure and function of the cell. Corequisite(s): BIOL 1306 . Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 1107 General Biology II Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory methods for the study of the structure, function, and the environment of organisms. Corequisite(s): BIOL 1307 . Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 1108 Biology for Non Science Majors Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    The laboratory will provide practical and interactive experiment and demonstrations of concepts covered in BIOL 1308 . as a prerequisite for any upper level biology course. Corequisite(s): BIOL 1308   Biology majors and minors cannot substitute BIOL 1108 for either BIOL 1106  or BIOL 1107 . BIOL 1108 cannot be used Spring
  
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    BIOL 1306 General Biology I

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the biological sciences, with emphasis on the structure, function, and physiology of the cell: genetics, and bioenergetics. The first of the two semester freshman biology sequence for Biology majors and minors, and all disciplines that require the majors Biology sequence, although students of all majors may take it to fulfill general education science requirements. Corequisite(s): BIOL 1106   Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 1307 General Biology II

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the biological sciences, with emphasis on the biology of organisms, their evolution, and the environment. The second of the two semester freshman biology sequence for Biology majors and minors, and all disciplines that require the majors Biology sequence, although students of all majors may take it to fulfill general education science requirements. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1106 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 1107   Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 1308 Biology for Non-Science Majors

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of the fundamental principles that apply to living organisms. These include cell structure and function, genetics, evolution, physiology, biodiversity, and ecology. Corequisite(s): BIOL 1108   Biology majors and minors cannot substitute BIOL 1308 for either BIOL 1306  or BIOL 1307 . BIOL 1308 cannot be used as a prerequisite for any upper level biology course. Spring
  
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    BIOL 2121 Introductory Microbiology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    An introduction to the basic techniques used to study and identify microorganisms. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1106 ; BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1107 ; CHEM 1311 /CHEM 1111 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 2320 . For Nursing majors; will not be accepted for Biology major or minor, nor to meet undergraduate prerequisites for medical or any other doctoral-granting school. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 2303 Introductory Nutrition

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An introduction to dietetics and the principles of nutrition, including the nutritional roles of fats, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water and how they relate to human health. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1106 ; BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1107 ; CHEM 1311 /CHEM 1111 . For Nursing majors; will not count toward Biology major or minor, nor meet undergraduate prerequisites for any medical or other doctoral-granting schools. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 2320 Introductory Microbiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An introduction to microbiology with emphasis on microbial growth, diagnostics, infectious diseases caused by microorganisms, and host defenses. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1106 ; BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1107 ; CHEM 1311 /CHEM 1111 . For Nursing majors; will not count toward Biology major or minor, nor for undergraduate prerequisites for medical or other doctoral-granting professional schools. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 2385 Ethnobotany

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is an interdisciplinary field that studies the relationship between humans and plants.  The course will examine the long interdependence of humans on plants, the ways humans use plants for survival (food and material culture), the domestication of plants and it influence on the development of civilization, plants as medicines, how plants are used for rituals and symbolism, how they are classified and how plant assemblages are related to culture and habitat. 
  
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    BIOL 3101 Microbiology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Techniques for the study of microorganisms. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3300 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3111 Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory studies of the morphology and physiology of representative invertebrates. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3310 . Fall
  
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    BIOL 3113 Vertebrate Zoology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory and field studies of vertebrates including identification, classification, life history, and morphology. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3312 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3125 Cell Biology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory investigation of cellular structure and function. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3324 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3151 Human Anatomy Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Anatomy of tissues and organ systems of the human and cat. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3350 . Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 3153 Human Physiology Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Physiological studies illustrating properties and functions of human cells, tissues and systems. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3352 . Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 3195 Health Professions Internship

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Student does volunteer work for the semester through the Volunteer Service Department at Medical Center Hospital, Odessa. A good course for students interested in the health professions to gain experience. Approval of instructor.
  
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    BIOL 3196 Supervised Laboratory Teaching

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Upper-level undergraduates provide teaching assistance in General Biology or other designated Biology lab sections. The lab instructor supervises the student, establishes curricular duties (grading, etc.), and remains in charge of the lab as instructor of record. Good experience for students seeking teaching certification. Prerequisite(s): A grade of at least B in the lab course oneself, plus permission of supervising lab instructor. This course may be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 3197 Pre-professional Seminar

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    This course provides a mechanism to disseminate information to students interested in doctoral-level professional programs, including opportunities for interactions, small group discussions, and visits by representatives of health science centers. Fall
  
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    BIOL 3198 Seminar

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Interaction and small group discussions of varied topics in biology. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 ; BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3230 Botany

    Semester Credit Hours: (2) sch

    Structure, development, taxonomy and physiology of the major plant groups. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 3231 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3231 Botany Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (2) sch

    Morphology and taxonomy of the major plant groups. Corequisite(s): BIOL 3230 . Spring
  
  
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    BIOL 3310 Invertebrate Zoology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of the morphology, physiology, phylogeny and natural history of major invertebrate phyla. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106  , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 3111 . Fall
  
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    BIOL 3312 Vertebrate Zoology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of the vertebrates, including classification, life history, ecology, evolution, morphology, and physiology. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Spring
  
  
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    BIOL 3350 Human Anatomy

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The development, structures and function of major human anatomical systems. Primarily for Kinesiology majors and Biology majors seeking teacher certification. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 3151 . Fall, Spring
  
  
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    BIOL 3372 Principles of Ecology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An introduction to behavioral, population, community and ecosystems ecology including the impact of humans on ecosystem function. For non-majors and Biology majors seeking teaching certification. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 ; BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 3389 Multicourse Listing

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate course which will be offered infrequently or which is being developed before the regular course is listed in the catalog.
  
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    BIOL 4141 Genetics Laboratory

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Laboratory experiences in manipulation of genetic systems and interpretation of data. Required for Biology majors on Preprofessional Plan. Corequisite(s): BIOL 4340 . Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 4153 Animal Physiology Lab

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Experiments and demonstrations of physiological phenomena. Corequisite(s): BIOL 4352 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 4163 Histology Lab

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Microscopic examination of cells, tissues, and organs of the vertebrates, including humans. Preparation of microscope slides from tissue samples (histotechnique). Corequisite(s): BIOL 4362 
  
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    BIOL 4301 Virology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Structure, composition, replication and host interactions of animal, plant and bacterial viruses. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 3300 -BIOL 3101  or BIOL 4320  and BIOL 4340 ; CHEM 3411-CHEM 3113 . Offered alternate years.
  
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    BIOL 4303 Principles of Nutrition

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Nutritional roles of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, minerals, vitamins and water in animals (including humans) and plants; emphasis on digestion, absorption, metabolism and excretion of the nutrients and their metabolites. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 . Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 3411. Fall
  
  
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    BIOL 4322 Molecular Biology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An introduction to key concepts in molecular biology. Topics include DNA structure and function, DNA replication and repair, regulation of gene expression, protein structure and function, and molecular techniques utilized for nucleic acid and protein purification and manipulatioin. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 , CHEM 1311 -CHEM 1111 , CHEM 1312 -CHEM 1112 . Recommended: BIOL 4320   Fall
  
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    BIOL 4323 Immunology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Structure and function of the mammalian immune system. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 3300 -BIOL 3101 , BIOL 4320  and BIOL 4340 . Spring
  
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    BIOL 4340 Genetics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Structures and functions of hereditary material, emphasizing recent developments. BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 ; 6 upper level hours of Biology passed with a C or better; Corequisite(s): Genetics Recitation; BIOL 4141  for Biology majors on Preprofessional Plan. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 4342 Evolution

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Population variation and mechanisms of evolution and speciation. Students will spend three hours per week in lecture and one hour per week in a small group recitation. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 4340  passed with a grade of C or better. Corequisite(s): Evolution Recitation. Fall, Spring
  
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    BIOL 4352 Animal Physiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Development, function and mechanism of action of the major physiological systems in animals. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 4320 . Corequisite(s): BIOL 4153 . Spring
  
  
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    BIOL 4362 Histology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Microscopic representation of cells and tissues of different organ systems of the human body, with emphasis on structure and function. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 3324  or permission of the instructor. Fall
  
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    BIOL 4372 Ecology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Overview of the principles of behavioral, population, community and ecosystem ecology. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 -BIOL 1106 , BIOL 1307 -BIOL 1107 ; MATH 2413 . Offered alternate years. Fall
  
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    BIOL 4375 Field Biology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Experimental field biology methods. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of BIOL 3372  or BIOL 4372 .
  
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    BIOL 4395 Bioresearch

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Individual undergraduate research directed by a faculty member of Biology. May be taken for 1, 2, or 3 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 4320 , BIOL 4340  and/or BIOL 4352 . Consent of directing faculty is required. Fall, Spring, Summer

Business

  
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    BUSI 1301 Business Principles

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and consideration for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life.
  
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    BUSI 2342 Principles of Statistics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The course is an introduction to the principles f statistics and their application to problems in business and economics. Topics include the basics of probability theory, descriptive statistics, sampling methods, statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, and the basics of linear regression. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1324  
  
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    BUSI 2345 Data Analysis with Excel

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is designed to introduce students to the more advanced data analysis features and tools in Excel. The course includes an exploration of basic mathematical and statistical formulas and functions, data validation, data visualizations tools, and familiarity and add-ins like Power Pivot, Analysis Toolpak, and Solver. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 2342  
  
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    BUSI 3311 Business Communications

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is an introduction to basic interpersonal communication process through appropriate communications technology with applications for business organizations. It is a systems approach to planning, researching , organizing, composing, editing, and revising reports and other business-related communications. Oral presentations are required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of Freshman English and COMM 1315  equivalent.
  
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    BUSI 3324 Business and the Law

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This survey course covers the source of law and courts and introduces tort law along with historical, economic, political, and ethical bases of contrast. The course included ethical considerations in business and the impact of regulatory and administrative law on business and the impact of regulatory and administrative law and business.

Chemical Engineering

  
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    CENG 2333 Elementary Chemical Engineering

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the field and profession of chemical engineering. It covers fundamentals of engineering, tools and methods for analyzing problems with application in chemical processes. Computation tools used in chemical engineering are introduced. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MATH 2413   Fall
  
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    CENG 3211 Chemical Engineering Lab I

    Semester Credit Hours: (2) sch

    Representative lab experiments on fluid flow, mass transfer, heat transfer and heat exchanges. Prerequisite or Corequisite: CENG 3304 , CENG 3313 , and CENG 4324  
  
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    CENG 3304 Chemical Engineering Fluid Operations

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Fundamentals of fluid mechanics with applications to design and analysis of process equipment. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2414  
  
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    CENG 3313 Heat Transfer Operations

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Continuation of CENG 3304  Heat transfer operations. Prerequisite(s): CENG 3304  and MATH 3320  
  
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    CENG 3320 Chemical Engineering Analysis

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Applications of numerical analysis techniques to mathematical models of processes common to chemical and associated industries; computational methods and software for analysis of chemical engineering processes.  Prerequisite(s): MATH 3320  
  
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    CENG 3354 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Applications of thermodynamics to pure and mixed fluids; phase equilibria and chemical reaction equilibira.  Prerequisite(s): CENG 3320  and ENGR 3375  
  
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    CENG 4211 Chemical Engineering Lab II

    Semester Credit Hours: (2) sch

    Representation lab experiments on reaction engineering, distillation column and simulation, integrated process control and simulation. Prerequisite or Corequisite: CENG 4361  
  
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    CENG 4324 Chemical Engineering Mass Transfer

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to mass transfer operations with applications to design and analysis of process equipment. Prerequisite(s): CENG 3313  
  
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    CENG 4326 Chemical Engineering Plant Design

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Integration of material from other chemical engineering courses with applications to the design of plants and processes representative of the chemical and related process industries.  Prerequisite(s): CENG 4324  
  
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    CENG 4355 Process Safety Engineering

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Applications of engineering principles to process safety and hazards analysis, mitigation, and prevention, with special emphasis on the chemical process industries; includes source modeling for leakage rates, dispersion, analysis, relief valve sizing, fire and explosion damage analysis, hazards identification, risk analysis, and accident investigations.  Prerequisite(s): Senior standing in any engineering major.
  
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    CENG 4361 Process Dynamics and Control

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Analysis of process dynamics and methods for the design of automatic control systems for chemical process plants.  Prerequisite(s): CENG 3320  
 

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