The following courses have been offered in the College of Science over the past 5 years. View only courses offered during the current term.

  • BSC 104 - Introduction to Biology
    Fundamentals of biology with emphasis on the unity of life, energetics, genetics and the world of living things. Intended for non-science majors. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 105 - Human Biology
    Fundamentals of biological human structure, function, and interactions with the environment. Intended for non-science majors. Does not count for health professions credit. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 105 - Introduction to Biology
    Fundamentals of biological human structure, function, and interactions with the environment. Intended for non-science majors. Does not count for health professions credit. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 120 - Principles of Biology
    Study of basic biological principles common to all organisms through lecture and laboratory activities. Intended for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 121 - Principles of Biology
    A continuation of the study of basic biological principles common to all organisms. Intended for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 227 - Human Anatomy
    Principles of gross and microscopic anatomy of human body systems and their development. Open to candidates in BSN program. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 227 - Human Anatomy
    Principles of gross and microscopic anatomy of human body systems and their development. Provides preparation for degrees in health professions. Does not count towards a major in Biological Science. 3 lec-2 lab (ACT composite 19 or higher or 12 hrs. college credit, 100 level or above with minimum GPA of 2.3)
  • BSC 228 - Human Physiology
    Fundamentals of normal human physiology, from cells to systems. Provides the scientific background for understanding pathophysiology and preparation for degrees in health professions. Does not count toward a major in Biological Science. 3 lec-3 lab (PR: BSC 227 with grade C or better)
  • BSC 250 - Microbiol and Human Disease
    Introduction to microbiology with emphasis on the role of microorganisms in the disease process.
  • BSC 280 - SpTp:Comm Science to Public
  • BSC 301 - Vertebrate Embryology
    Vertebrate development based chiefly on frog, chick and pig embryos. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 302 - Principles of Microbiology
    Basic microbiological techniques, fundamental principles of microbial action, physiological processes, immunology , serology disease process. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 304 - Microbiology Lab
    A laboratory course emphasizing basic microbiological techniques including preparation of culture media, gram staining, isolation and identification of bacteria from diverse environments, and evaluation of antiseptics and disinfectants.
  • BSC 310 - Comp Vertebrate Anatomy
  • BSC 312 - Invertebrate Zoology
    Survey of invertebrate phyla from protists through non-vertebrate chordates. Emphasis is placed upon indentification of taxa, development, microanatomy, life histories and evolutionary relationship.
  • BSC 320 - Principles of Ecology
    A fundamental approach to the basic principles underlying the interrelationships of organisms with their biotic and abiotic environments. A variety of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems will be studied in the field and in the laboratory. 3 lec-3 lab.
  • BSC 322 - Principles Cell Biology
    A fundamental approach to the princples of cell biology covering general cellular structure and function, organelles, intercellular interactions, molecular inter- actions, and modern cellular and molecular methods. 3 lec-3 lab.
  • BSC 324 - Principles of Genetics
    The fundamental principles and mechanisms of inheritance. 3 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 365 - Introductory Biochemistry
    A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, metabolic pathways, and bioenergetics. Pre: CHM327 or 356.
  • BSC 401 - Ichthyology
    Anatomy, physiology, ecology, zoogeography, economic importance and classification of major groups and repre- sentative local species of fishes. 2 lec-2 lab and field.
  • BSC 405 - Economic Botany
    Plants used by man for food, ornamental purposes, building materials, textiles and other industrial purposes; economic importance of conservation. No laboratory.
  • BSC 406 - Herpetology
    Taxonomy, morphology, distribution, life history, and ecology of reptiles and amphibians with a special emphasis on representatives native to West Virginia. 2 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 408 - Ornithology
    An introduction to avian biology: identification, distribu- tion, migration, and breeding activities of birds. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 409 - Mammalogy
    A study of the structural features, evolution and classifi- cation of mammals; other topics will include ecology, zoo- geography, behavior, reproductive strategies, physiological adaptation to extreme environments and economic aspects. 2 lec-2 lab and field.
  • BSC 410 - Remote Sensing/GIS Appl
    A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial computer software systems with earth resources applications.
  • BSC 411 - Dgtl Image Proc/GIS Model
    A study of image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis systems, concurrent and parallel image processing 3-D modeling scenarios utilizing geophysical data for computer simulation modeling.
  • BSC 412 - Biogeography for BSC Majors
    Biogeography studies distributions of animals and plants in space and time; it combines knowledge from evolutionary biology, ecology, zoology, botany, genetics, and conservation science with basics of geography and geology.
  • BSC 413 - Prin of Organic Evolution
    Facts and possible mechanisms underlying the unity and diversity of life with emphasis on Neo-Darwinian concepts of the role of species in evolutionary phenomena.
  • BSC 416 - Plant Taxonomy
    Recognition of our native seed plants and ferns. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 417 - Biostatistics
    Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications. Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA, multiple comparisions. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP. Pre: Permission (consistent with MTH 518 description)
  • BSC 420 - Plant Physiology
    Experimental study of plant life processes to include applicable biophysical and biochemical principles. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 422 - Animal Physiology
    Physiological principles operating in cells, organs, and systems of animals, with a focus on vertebrate, including human, function. 3 lec-3 lab (PR: BSC 322, CHM 355, MTH 140 or 132 or 229; or permission)
  • BSC 424 - Animal Parasitology
    Morphology, life histories, classification, and host relationships of common parasites. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 425 - Biosystematics
    Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship).
  • BSC 425 - Systematics
    Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship).
  • BSC 426 - Medical Entomology
    Role of certain insects and other arthropods in the trans- mission of disease organisms and methods of control. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 428 - Neuroscience
    The fundamentals of cellular and systems neuroscience, with application towards understanding current research and biomedical problems.
  • BSC 430 - Plant Ecology
    The study of plants and their interactions with their environment at different levels of ecological organization: individuals, populations, communities, and ecosystems. Emphasis on quantitative analysis of ecological data.
  • BSC 431 - Limnology
    Study of inland waters; ecological factors affecting lake and stream productivity and various aquatic communities.
  • BSC 438 - Emerging Infect Diseases
    Introduces students to infectious diseases that are either newly emergent or have returned to prominence within the last decade.
  • BSC 443 - Microbial Genetics
    Microbial Genetics covers the essential functions of DNA replication and gene expression in prokaryotic cells. The course includes molecular genetics of bacteria and phages, bioinformatics and discussion of laboratory techniques.
  • BSC 445 - Microbial Ecology
    This course introduces students to the vital roles that microbes play in sustaining life on earth. Includes both theoretical and practical concepts ranging from the origin of life to biodegradation.
  • BSC 448 - Introductory Immunology
    Comprehensive study of the molecules, cells and processes of the immune system. Also covered are diseases with an immunologic basis and technological applications of immunological principles. Pre: C or better in BSC 121, CHM 212
  • BSC 450 - Molecular Biology
  • BSC 454 - Princ Adv Techn Mol Biol
    Students will gain an understanding of modern molecular biology through standard and novel methods and understand and criticize the published literature.
  • BSC 456 - Genes and Development
    Focuses on mechanisms of complex organismal development including cell specification, morphogenesis, and induction. Genetic manipulations of the model organism Drosophilia will illustrate current information.
  • BSC 460 - Cons Forest Soil Wildlife
    This course focuses on the North American model of wildlife conservation (and its history), principles of biological diversity, threats to habitats and species of concern, and conservation policy.
  • BSC 460 - Conservation Biology
    This course focuses on the North American model of wildlife conservation (and its history), principles of biological diversity, threats to habitats and species of concern, and conservation policy.
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Addiction Syndrome
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Bioinformatics
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Human Evolution
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Human Genetics
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Molecular Medicine
  • BSC 480 - SpTp: Neuroscience
  • BSC 480 - SpTp:Bio of Human Disorders
  • BSC 480 - SpTp:Forensic Entomology
  • BSC 480 - SpTp:Molecular Medicine
  • BSC 480 - SpTp:Mus Display and Outreach
  • BSC 481 - SpTp: Arachnology
  • BSC 481 - SpTp: History of the Biosphere
  • BSC 481 - SpTp: Metabolic Systems
  • BSC 481 - SpTp: Mus Display and Outreach
  • BSC 481 - SpTp: Neuroethology
  • BSC 481 - SpTp:Human Evolution
  • BSC 481 - SpTp:Neuroscience
  • BSC 482 - SpTp: Bioethics
  • BSC 482 - SpTp: Biomech Journal Club
  • BSC 482 - SpTp:Phylogenetic Theory
  • BSC 491 - Capstone Experience
    An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Biological Science Faculty.
  • BSC 501 - Ichthyology
    Anatomy, physiology, ecology, zoogeography, economic importance and classification of major groups and repre- sentative local species of fishes. 2 lec-2 lab and field.
  • BSC 505 - Economic Botany
    Plants used by man for food, ornamental purposes, building materials, textiles and other industrial purposes: economic importance of conservation. No laboratory.
  • BSC 506 - Herpetology
    A survey of the reptiles and amphibians of the world with special emphasis placed on forms resident to West Virginia aspects of zoogeography, anatomy, taxonomy, and behavior. 2 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 508 - Ornithology
    An introduction to avian biology: Identification, distribution, migration and breeding activities of birds. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 509 - Mammalogy
    A study of the structural features, evolution and classifi- cation of the mammals; other topics will include ecology, zoogeography, behavior, reproductive strategies, physiologi- cal adaptations to extreme environments and economic aspects. 2 lec-2 lab.
  • BSC 510 - Remote Sensing/GIS Appl
    A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial computer software systems with earth resources applications.
  • BSC 511 - Dgtl Image Proc/GIS Model
    A study of image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis systems, concurrent and parallel image processing 3-D modeling scenarios utilizing geophysical data for computer simulation modeling.
  • BSC 512 - Biogeography
    Biogeography studies distributions of animals and plants in space and time; it combines knowledge from evolutionary biology, ecology, zoology, botany, and conservation science with basics of physical geography and geology.
  • BSC 513 - Prin of Organic Evolution
    The facts and possible mechanisms underlying the unity and diversity of life with emphasis on Neo-Darwiniam concepts of the role of species in evolutionary phenomena.
  • BSC 516 - Plant Taxonomy
    Identification and classification of seed plants and ferns of eastern United States. Readings in history and principles of taxonomy, rules of nomenclature and related topics. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 517 - Biostatistics
    Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications.Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, AVONA, multiple comparisons. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP. Permission (consistent with MTH 518 description)
  • BSC 520 - Plant Physiology
    Experimental study of plant life processes to include applicable biophysical and biochemical principles. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 522 - Animal Physiology
    Physiological principles operating in cells, organs, and systems of animals, with a focus on vertebrate, including human, function.
  • BSC 524 - Animal Parasitology
    Morphology, life histories, classification, and host relationships of common parasites. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 525 - Biosystematics
    Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing, and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship.
  • BSC 525 - Systematics
    Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing, and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship.
  • BSC 526 - Medical Entomology
    The characteristics and control of certain insects and other arthropods which transmit disease-causing organisms. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 528 - Neuroscience
    The fundamentals of cellular and systems neuroscience, with application towards understanding current research and biomedical problems.
  • BSC 530 - Plant Ecology
    The study of plants and their interactions with their environment at different levels of ecological organization: individuals, populations, communities, and ecosystems. Emphasis on quantitative analysis of ecological data.
  • BSC 531 - Limnology
    The study of inland waters; ecological factors affecting lake and stream productivity and various aquatic communities. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • BSC 543 - Microbial Genetics
    Microbial Genetics covers the essential functions of DNA replication and gene expression in prokaryotic cells. The course includes molecular genetics of bacteria and phages, bioinformatics and discussion of laboratory techniques.
  • BSC 545 - Microbial Ecology
    This course introduces students to the vital roles that microbes play in sustaining life on earth. Includes both theoretical and practical concepts ranging from the origin of life to biodegradation.
  • BSC 550 - Molecular Biology
    Advanced principles in molecular function emphasizing current research using recombinant DNA methodology. (PR: BSC 322 or equivalent)
  • BSC 556 - Genes and Development
    An in depth study of the genetic mechanisms of complex organismal development including cell specification, induction and morphogenesis.
  • BSC 560 - Cons Forest Soil Wildlife
    This course focuses on the North American model of wildlife conservation (and its history), principles of biology diversity, threats to habitats and species of concern, adn conservation policy.
  • BSC 560 - Conservation Biology
    This course focuses on the North American model of wildlife conservation (and its history), principles of biology diversity, threats to habitats and species of concern, adn conservation policy.
  • BSC 580 - SpTp: Adv Microbiology
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp: Biomech Journal Club
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp: Human Evolution
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp: Molecular Medicine
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp: Neuroscience
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp:Emerg Infectious Disease
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 580 - SpTp:Emerging Inf Disease
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: Arachnology
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: Emerg Infectious Disease
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: History of the Biosphere
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: Human Evolution
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: Mus Display and Outreach
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp: Neuroscience
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp:Ad Molecular Bio Techn
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 581 - SpTp:Emerg Infect Disease
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 582 - SpTp: Bioethics
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 582 - SpTp:Molecular Medicine
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 583 - SpTp:Phylogenetic Theory
    (PR: Permission)
  • BSC 610 - Adv Vert Morphology
    AVM is an intensive, laboratory-based course in vertebrate morphology. Core responsibilities include detailed dissection and comparative cranial osteology. Each student must complete an independent dissection project and term paper.
  • BSC 625 - Advanced Physiology
    Lecture, current literature and introduction to research in physiological systems. 3 lec-3 lab.
  • BSC 660 - Intro Grad Seminar
    Topics relevant to preparation for a career in the life sciences including: literature mining and interpretation, scientific ethics, preparation and delivery of scientific presentations, and career development tools.
  • BSC 660 - Seminar I
    Topics relevant to preparation for a career in the life sciences including: literature mining and interpretation, scientific ethics, preparation and delivery of scientific presentations, and career development tools.
  • BSC 661 - Seminar I
    In depth group discussion of current biological issues.
  • BSC 662 - Seminar II
    Oral presentation of individual topics.
  • BSC 679 - Phylogenetic Biology
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Prb Rpt: Nature Ecology Extinc
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Problem Report
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Problem Report: NaCl and Glu Abs
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Problem Rpt: Herbarium Infomat
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Problem Rpt: Herbarium Study
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 679 - Problem Rpt:Extremophile Micro
    Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Adv Topics in Ecology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Advanced Embryology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Ecosystem Ecology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Journal Club
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Neuroethology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Population Genetics
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Quantitative Ecology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Quantitative Methods
  • BSC 680 - SpTp: Using R in data analysis
  • BSC 680 - SpTp:Conservation Genetics
  • BSC 680 - SpTp:Field Study Design and Impl
  • BSC 680 - SpTp:Mus Display and Outreach
  • BSC 680 - SpTp:Quantitative Ecology
  • BSC 680 - SpTp:Using R Data Analysis
  • BSC 681 - Thesis
    By permission of adviser.
  • BSC 716 - Cellular Physiology
    Study of structure amd function of human cells, including protein synthesis, metabolism and reproduction. Study of genetic disorders and anesthesia. Study of anti-cancer drugs. Analyze types and rules of various cell membrane receptors on anesthesia process.
  • BSC 717 - Ana Physio Pathophy Nur Anes I
    Anatomy, Physiology, pathophysiology and anesthetic considerations related to the respiratory and renal systems.
  • BSC 718 - Ana Physio Pathoph Nur Anes II
    Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and anesthetic considerations related to the cardiovascular system.
  • BSC 718 - Ana Psy Path Nurse Anes II
    Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and anesthetic considerations related to the cardiovascular system.
  • BSC 719 - AandP III
    Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and anesthetic considerations related to the nervous and endocrine systems.
  • CHM 109 - Chemistry in the Home
    An introduction to basic concepts of chemical science as it applies to materials commonly found within the household. Students will be expected to learn to evaluate potential hazards of such materials.
  • CHM 111 - Foundations of Chemistry
    This course will introduce students to basic chemical facts and concepts. Topics will include units, dimensional analysis, nomenclature, solutions, atomic structure, and stoichiometry.
  • CHM 203 - General Chemistry I
    An introduction to chemical science, its development, basic concepts and interrelationships with other sciences. Intended primarily for non-science majors and B.A. degree candidates. 3 lec.
  • CHM 204 - General Chemistry II
    A continuation of chemistry 203 with emphasis on intro- ductory organic and biochemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 205 - General, Organic, and Biochem
    Introductory course for health professions students and non-science majors covering basic chemical principles with applications in organic chemistry and biochemistry.
  • CHM 211 - Principles of Chemistry I
    A study of the properties of materials and their inter- actions with each other. Development of theories and applications of the principles of energetics, dynamics and structure. Intended primarily for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec.
  • CHM 212 - Principles Chemistry II
    A continuation of chemistry 211 with emphasis on the inorganic chemistry of the representative elements and transition metals. 3 lec.
  • CHM 217 - Principles of Chem Lab I
    A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 2ll. (CR or PR: CHM 2ll)
  • CHM 218 - Principles of Chem Lab II
    A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 2l2. (CR or PR: CHM 2l2).
  • CHM 218H - Prin Chem Honor Lab II
    An advanced laboratory class designed for Principles of Chemistry II students. This lab will introduce students to concepts and/or techniques important to later laboratory classes and research.
  • CHM 254 - Basic Concepts Org Chem
    An intensive review of chemical principles intended to better prepare students for organic chemistry (CHM 355).
  • CHM 305 - Research Methods Chem
    A survey course concerning the use of the chemical literature with an emphasis on online computer searching and ethical issues relating to the conduct of scientific research and the relationship of science to society.
  • CHM 307 - Intro Physical Chemistry
    A short study of physical chemistry, with emphasis on thermodynamics, molecular structure, and kinetics. Designed for students who do not need the full-year course in physical chemistry. 3 lec - 2 lab (PR: CHM 212, MTH 131 or MTH 140)
  • CHM 327 - Intro Organic Chemistry
    A one semester introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing structure, nomenclature, and reactivity. (Cannot fulfill an upper division chemistry elective.) 3 lec. (PR: CHM 212)
  • CHM 328 - Intro Organic Chem Laboratory
    The laboratory to accompany CHM 327. Students learn the basic techniques used in the modern organic chemistry laboratory.
  • CHM 331 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 332 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 345 - Intro to Analytical Chem
    An introduction to basic techniques of analytical chemistry and data analysis through statistical procedures. Traditional wet and contemporary instrumental methods are covered with an emphasis on experimental care and craftsmanship.
  • CHM 355 - Organic Chemistry I
    A systematic study of organic chemistry including modern structural theory, spectroscopy, and stereochemistry; app- lication of these topics to the study of reactions and their mechanisms and applications to synthesis. 3 lec.
  • CHM 356 - Organic Chemistry II
    Continuation of Chemistry 355. 3 lec.
  • CHM 357 - Physical Chemistry I
    A study of quantum mechanics applied to atomic structure, chemical bonding, and spectroscopy. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 357 - Physical Chemistry: Quantum
    A study of quantum mechanics applied to atomic structure, chemical bonding, and spectroscopy. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 358 - Physical Chemistry II
    A study of chemical thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 358 - Physical Chemistry: Thermo.
    A study of chemical thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 361 - Intro Organic Chm Lab
    An introduction to of experimental organic chemistry with emphasis on fundamental techniques and their application to the preparation and identification of organic compounds. 6 lab.
  • CHM 361H - Intro Honors Organic Chem Lab
    This laboratory will introduce students to advanced concepts and techniques in organic synthesis and spectroscopy. It requires students to engage in an independent synthetic project from the chemical literature.
  • CHM 365 - Introductory Biochemistry
    A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, metabolic pathways, and bioenergetics. 3 lec.
  • CHM 366 - Intro Biochemistry Lab
    Introduction to basic biochemical laboratory techniques including chromatography, electrophonesis, and enzyme kinetics; methods for identification and characterization of biochemical systems. 4 lab.
  • CHM 390H - Honors in Chemistry
    Independent study or undergraduate research project for outstanding students.
  • CHM 401 - Research for Undergrad
    Students engage in research project in collaboration with a faculty member.
  • CHM 402 - Research for Undergrad
    Students engage in a research project in collaboration with a faculty member.
  • CHM 411 - Modern Instrument Methods
    This course investigates the theory and functional aspects of modern analytical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the components of instruments and the applicability of various techniques to specific analytical problems.
  • CHM 431 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 432 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research. Students also present an oral and written presentation of their capstone experience.
  • CHM 448 - Adv Inorganic Chemistry I
    Study of physical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec, 2 lab (PR: CHM 356, CHM 307 or 357)
  • CHM 465 - Adv Organic Chemistry I
    Studies of the dynamics of organic reactins with emphasis on mechanisms and stereochemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 466 - Adv Organic Chemistry II
    A continuation of Chemistry 465 with emphasis on synthetic methods. 3 lec.
  • CHM 467 - Intermediate Biochemistry
    An intermediate level discussion of the biochemistry of mammalian cells.
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Adv Inorganic Chem I
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Adv Organic Chem Lab
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Adv Organic Lab
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Adv. Organic Lab
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Biochemistry
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Biofuels
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 481 - Special Topics
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: App of Chem Ed
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Applications of Chem Ed
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Biological Mass Spectrom
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Chemistry and Art in Italy
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Intro to Microscopy
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Professional Dev in Chem
  • CHM 481 - SpTp:Applications of Chem Ed
  • CHM 481 - SpTp:Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: App of Chem Ed
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: Intro To Microscopy
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: Molecular Diagnostics
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 482 - SpTp:Molecular Diagnostics
  • CHM 482 - SpTp:Pro Dev in Chemical Ed
  • CHM 490 - Internship
    Students engage in supervised chemical laboratory work in a professional setting.
  • CHM 491 - Capstone Experience
    Students engage in a collaborative research project with a faculty member.
  • CHM 511 - Modern Instrument Methods
    This course investigates the theory and functional aspects of modern analytical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the components of instruments and the applicability of various techniques to specific analytical problems.
  • CHM 548 - Adv Inorganic Chemistry I
    Study of physical and chemical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec, 2 lab (PR: CHM 356, CHM 307, or CHM 357)
  • CHM 551 - Biological Mass Spectrometry
    This course investigates the theory and applications of mass spectrometry. It includes a laboratory component in which you will learn to run the mass spectrometers and interpret mass spectral results.
  • CHM 565 - Adv Organic Chemistry I
    Studies of the dynamics of organic reactions with emphasis on mechanisms and stereo chemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 566 - Adv Organic Chemistry II
    A continuation of Chemistry 565 with emphasis on synthetic methods. 3 lec.
  • CHM 567 - Intermediate Biochemistry
    A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, bioenergetics, and information transfer.
  • CHM 580 - SpTp: Biochemistry
  • CHM 580 - SpTp: Biofuels
  • CHM 580 - SpTp: Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 581 - SpTp:Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 582 - SpTp: Molecular Diagnostics
  • CHM 582 - SpTp: Pro Dev in Chemical Ed
  • CHM 582 - SpTp: Protein Biotechnology
  • CHM 628 - Special Topics-Inorganic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 628 - SpTp: Inorganic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 629 - Special Topics-Organic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 629 - SpTp: Organic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 630 - Special Topics-Physical
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 630 - SpTp: Physical
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 631 - Seminar
  • CHM 632 - Seminar
  • CHM 678 - Applied Micr in Research
    A combined lecture/lab/self-motivated research course that results in a microscopy based project to be presented by each student at an open forum (can augment thesis project).
  • CHM 679 - Problem Report
    Preparation of a comprehensive written report on a topic in Chemistry of current importance. Registration only by permission of Department.
  • CHM 682 - Research
    Credit in the course is earned by pursuing a directed original investigation in a field of chemistry. Twelve semester hours credit in research are applied toward the M.S. degree. Students may sign for one or more credit hurs per semester depending upon the time to be spent on research. A grade of PR may be reported at the close of each term or semester.
  • CHM 723 - Chemistry and Physics
    Scientific prinicples and clinical application of properties of matter, gas laws, vaporization, fluid dynamics, explosion hazards, electrical safety, acid-base balance, blood gas analysis, biochemistry in anesthesia, mechanisms of narcosis.
  • CIT 163 - Intro to Programming: C++
    Concepts of software development and maintenance using C++, including syntax of the language, loops, functions, pointers, decision structures, and file processing. Proper program design using object-oriented programming techniques are emphasized.
  • CIT 236 - Data Structures
    Covers fundamental topics of information technology including the concepts of object-orientation, linear data structures, data representation, data manipulation algorithms and their applications, and project participations.
  • CIT 238 - Algorithms
    Covers algorithm-design methods, algorithm performance analysis, and optimization techniques. Covers algorithm applications used in solving frequently occurring problems, such as pattern matching, data compression, searching, and sorting.
  • CIT 260 - Instrumentation
    The course introduces students to modern data gathering methods, laboratory instrumentation, and programming. Focuses range from transportation development, forensics, to environmental issues.
  • CIT 263 - Web Programming I
    Students will learn techniques for creating advanced documents and programs for the Web using HTML, DHTML, XML, JavaScript, and PHP scripting. Students will also learn how to install and maintain a Web server.
  • CIT 265 - C# NET Programming
    Covers the essentials for developing robust and secure applications using C#, Windows forms, and the .NET framework. Also covers ADO.NET, writing secure .NET applications and web services.
  • CIT 280 - SpTp: Code Digitial Humanities
  • CIT 280 - SpTp: Coding for Digital Hum
  • CIT 313 - Web Programming II
    The second semester of two course sequence on Web programming. This course focuses on server-side programming and databases. Topics covered include PHP, mySQL, web services, and security.
  • CIT 332 - Software Engineering I
    Introduction to the industrial process of software systems development. The course covers project management and planning risk management issues; software quality and configuration issues; and processes, methods, and development tools.
  • CIT 333 - Software Engineering II
    Second course in a two course sequence. Covers the system development life cycle: requirement analysis and specifications; design methods; system implementation and integration; testing; and reuse issues. Team project participation.
  • CIT 340 - Game Development I:2D
    Covers computer software industry, history and the role of a creative game development team. Students will participate in the game development process, including art, animation, programming, music, sound and writing.
  • CIT 352 - Network Protocols and Admin
    This course provides students with knowledge of network terminology, structures, topologies, protocols, and inter-faces involving Local Area and Wide Area networks.
  • CIT 365 - Database Management
    To understand the logical and physical design of data stored and retrieved from a relational database. Exposure to distributed databases, database administration and structured query language will also be done.
  • CIT 410 - Electronic Commerce
    This course examines electronic commerce. Group decision making and collaborative applications through the Internet. Develop applications that retrieve and store information in distributed databases.
  • CIT 413 - iOS Development
    Students will learn to develop iOS applications using HTML5/PhoneGap, Objective-C, and Swift, using Apple and third-party SDKs. Also covers basic concepts for designing intuitive and usable user-interfaces.
  • CIT 416 - Advanced Web Programming
    Includes topics in XHTML, JavaScript Data Object Model, dynamic application of CSS rules to page elements, browser's support for XML, object-oriented PHP programming, server side graphics generation, web services.
  • CIT 440 - Computer Graphics for Gaming
    Fundamental concepts dealing with the display of graphic information on semi-interactive storage tube displays. The course includes techniques for hidden line display, hidden line removal, and two- and three-dimensional transformation.
  • CIT 441 - Game Development II:3D
    Covers state of the art techniques for computer game design and development with an emphasis on the 3D graphics and interaction through practical, example driven approaches of game development.
  • CIT 443 - Game Development III: AI
    Advanced concepts of game development with a focus on artificial intelligence. AI techniques covered including A* path finding algorithm, rule-based reasoning, reinforcement learning, neural networks, genetic algorithm, knowledge representation.
  • CIT 446 - 3D Modeling and Animation
    Covers 3D modeling to create environments and character animation. Explores 3D forms within sculpture, architecture, animation and games. Includes development of simplifications, abstractions and hyper-realities for gaming.
  • CIT 447 - Modeling/Simuation Dev
    Course applies fundamentals of game development to educational games or simulations within a virtual world. Explores virtual worlds, basic scripting/modeling techniques and role-playing simulations to teach any concept.
  • CIT 448 - Mobile Game Development
    Students will work in teams to develop games for mobile devices. Emphasis on mobile development tools, techniques, cross platform development, and standard practices, using open-source software.
  • CIT 466 - Database Programming
    This course teaches students database programming available to relational database systems. Students will work with fourth generation languages to analyze, design and develop, and execute programs in a database environment.
  • CJ 200 - Intro to Criminal Justice
    This survey course examines the various components of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Students will be introduced to various criminal justice agencies and career possibilities.
  • CJ 211 - Intro to Law Enforcement
    Designed to examine the philosophical and historical background of law enforcement in the United States. Addresses constitutional limitations on law enforcement, objectives of law enforcement, and processes of law enforcement.
  • CJ 221 - Intro to Criminal Courts
    This course addresses the evolution of current functioning of the American criminal court system. Students are exposed to court administration, court procedures, and the state and federal court system.
  • CJ 223 - Introduction to Legal Research
    An introduction to the processes and strategies involved in legal research. Students will develop an understanding of the sources of legal information and judgment in selecting appropriate sources and formats for specific projects.
  • CJ 231 - Intro to Corrections
    A survey of the historical development of the systems of punishment and rehabilitation. Analysis of the reasons for incarceration of offenders.
  • CJ 241 - Victims of Crime
    Examines victims of crime, the process and consequences of victimization. Also covered are victims' rights and services available for victims and victim compensation.
  • CJ 300 - Admin of Criminal Justice
    This course provides an analysis of the theories of organization and the administration of criminal justice agencies, including management styles, techniques of leadership, and decision-making. (Pre-Requisite: CJ 200)
  • CJ 302 - CJ Research Methods
    Logic of social research methods, survey research, methods of evaluation, sampling, and the contrast between qualitative and quantitative CJ research. (PR: CJ 200: Introduction to Criminal Justice)
  • CJ 312 - Criminal Investigation
    Investigation methodology, realtions of the detective with other police divisions; modus operandi; sources of information; surveillance, interrogation, follow-up procedures.
  • CJ 314 - Crime Scene Investigation
    This course exposes students to crime scene evidence, collection techniques, and the various uses of modern technology in preserving and analyzing evidence. (PR: CJ 211 :Introduction to Law Enforcement)
  • CJ 316 - Terrorism
    Provides students with a working knowledge of the history of terrorism, the current status of terrorist groups, terrorism tactics, and methods to counteract terrorism.
  • CJ 322 - Criminal Law
    History and development of criminal law, elements of a crime; parties to a crime, types of offenses.
  • CJ 323 - Criminal Procedure
    Admissibility of evidence and confessions, recent civil rights decisions, reconciling individual rights and community interest in law and order.
  • CJ 325 - Juvenile Justice
    A survey of the process--the police, the courts, and corrections--through which the juvenile delinquent passes.
  • CJ 326 - Computer Crime
    Students will identify and define criminal acts committed with computers or directed toward computer systems, electronic search and seizure and electronic evidence.
  • CJ 331 - Probation and Parole
    Organization of systems of after-care treatment of juvenile and adult offenders released under probation and parole.
  • CJ 332 - Correctional Rehab
    Examines the theories, treatment strategies and the role of the correctional counselor. Special emphasis is given to the topics of classification, development of treatment plans and principles of effective intervention.
  • CJ 340 - Drugs and Crime
    Examines the history and consequences of mind altering drugs, and criminal behavior as it is affected by drugs, the legal response to substance abuse, treatment and prevention of substance abuse. (PR: CJ 200: Introduction to Criminal Justice)
  • CJ 341 - Victims of Crime
    Examines victims of crime, the process and consequences of victimization. Also covered are victims' rights and services available for victims and victim compensation.
  • CJ 351 - Crime Prevention
    This course examines the theory, operation, and evaluation of crime prevention as a function of the criminal justice system. (PR: CJ 211: Introduction to Law Enforcement)
  • CJ 400 - Applied Ethics in CJ
    Examines ethical issues and moral dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals. Traditional ethical theories and practices designed to foster public trust in the criminal justice system are examined and applied.
  • CJ 401 - Teaching and Training in CJ
    Students examine various theories and techniques used in teaching and training criminal justice professionals, develop lesson plans, and use technology based presentation media to present information.
  • CJ 403 - Understanding Cybercrime
    Examination of hacking, piracy, cyber stalking, cyber bullying, identity theft, and other cybercrimes through the lens of various criminological theories with an emphasis on research methodology and criminal justice policy.
  • CJ 404 - Theoretical Criminology
    A critical analysis of the major criminological theories and their empirical foundations. Current theory and research receive greater emphasis than historical development. PR: CJ200.
  • CJ 406 - Race Ethn Gender and Crime
    Examines the impact of race, ethnicity, and culture within the criminal justice system. Explores minorities and women as victims, witnesses, and offenders.
  • CJ 406 - Race, Ethnicity, Class and Crime
    Examines the impact of race, ethnicity, and culture within the criminal justice system. Explores minorities and women as victims, witnesses, and offenders.
  • CJ 407 - Realities of Living in Prison
    Realities of living in a maximum security prison are the focus of this course. This will include an extensive examination of prison design, operation, policies, procedures, and security.
  • CJ 408 - Examination of SV in US
    An examination of school violence in the US is the focus of this course. Course will involve field research of 78 currently incarcerated school violence offenders between 1979 and 2011.
  • CJ 409 - Goth Primer for Juv Justice
    Examination of influence that youth involvement in alternative belief systems/practices may have upon their eventual violent, criminal, or anti-social behavior. Course focuses on proper responses to youth involvement.
  • CJ 410 - Police Administration
    Functins and activities of police agencies. Police depart- ment organizations, responsibilities of upper level administrators. Current administrative experimentation on law enforcement agencies.
  • CJ 416 - Terrorism
    Provides students with a working knowledge of the history of terrorism, the current status of terrorist groups, terrorism tactics, and methods to counteract terrorism.
  • CJ 421 - Corrections and The Law
    Review of criminal law principles and theory as related to corrections.
  • CJ 422 - Law of Evidence
    Leading rules and principles of exclusion and selection; burden of proof, nature and effect of presumptions; proof of authenticity and contents of writings; examinations, compentency and privilege of witnesses.
  • CJ 423 - Adv Legal Res and Writing
    Gives the student additional experience in legal research and introduces the skills required in drafting legal documents.
  • CJ 424 - Computer Crime
    Students will identify and define criminal acts committed with computers or directed toward computer systems, electronic search and seizure and electronic evidence.
  • CJ 426 - Civil Liability Issues CJ
    This course examines various theories of civil liability that relate to Criminal Justice professionals, the civil justice system, and preventing and defending civil liability claims.
  • CJ 433 - Correctional Administration
    Objectives of correctional institutions; records; personnel, program development, security; educational programs.
  • CJ 440 - CJ Response to Dom Violence
    This course focuses on the legal response to child abuse, domestic violence, and elder abuse. Examines dynamics of abusive relationships, the effects of victimization, and current research on these issues.
  • CJ 450 - Business and Industrial Security
    Selection, training, and staffing of a security force; security devices available; techniques of internal security; ground security; security techniques applicable to personnel selection; legal problems. CJ majors only.
  • CJ 453 - Seminar in Crime Prevention
    This course examines theory, operation, and evaluation of crime prevention as a function of the criminal justice system. Techniques for crime prevention are analyzed from various orientations, including environmental design.
  • CJ 460 - Miscarriages of Justice
    This course provides a critical examination of the processes and procedures used by police, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, and corrections agents which may potentially produce errors or "miscarriages" of justice.
  • CJ 480 - SpTp: Crime in West Virginia
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 480 - SpTp: Homeland Security
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 480 - SpTp: Critical Decisions in CJ
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 480 - SpTp: Realities of Prison Life
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 480 - SpTp: School Violence
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 481 - SpTp: Homeland Security
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 481 - SpTp: Understanding Cybercrime
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 482 - SpTp: Cybercrime
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 483 - SpTp: Violence in Corrections
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 490 - Internship
    The placement of an individual into a criminal justice ageny (police, probation, courts, jails) to observe and par- ticipate in its operation. Grading is CR/NC only.
  • CJ 492 - Senior Seminar
    Integrates theory with practice; identifies relationship between research and practice of criminal justice. Examines current and future research issues in criminal justice. Capstone course. (CR: CJ 404 or CJ 423)
  • CJ 500 - Applied Ethics in CJ
    Examines ethical issues and moral dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals. Traditional ethical theories and practices designed to foster public trust in the criminal justice system are examined and applied.
  • CJ 501 - Teaching and Training in CJ
    Students examine various theories and techniques used in teaching and training criminal justice professionals, develop lesson plans, and use technology based presentation media to present information.
  • CJ 503 - Understanding Cybercrime
    Examination of hacking, piracy, cyber stalking, cyber bullying, identity theft, and other cybercrimes through the lens of various criminological theories with an emphasis on research methodology and criminal justice policy.
  • CJ 504 - Theoretical Criminology
    A critical analysis of the major criminological theories and their empirical foundations. Current theory an research receive greater emphasis than historical development.
  • CJ 506 - Race Ethn Gender and Crime
    Examines the impact of race, ethnicity, and culture within the criminal justice system. Explores minorities and women as victims, witnesses and offenders.
  • CJ 506 - Race, Ethnicity, Class,and Crime
    Examines the impact of race, ethnicity, and culture within the criminal justice system. Explores minorities and women as victims, witnesses and offenders.
  • CJ 507 - Realities of Prison Life
    Realities of living in a maximum security prison are the focus of this course. This will include an extensive examination of prison design, operation, policies, procedures, and security.
  • CJ 508 - Examination of SV in US
    An examination of school violence in the US is the focus of this course. Course will involve field research of 78 currently incarcerated school violence offenders between 1979 and 2011.
  • CJ 509 - Goth Primer Juvenile Justice
    Examination of influence that youth involvement in alternative belief systems/practices may have upon their eventual violent, criminal, and/or anti-social behavior. Course focuses on proper responses to youth involved.
  • CJ 510 - Police Administration
    This course studies the functions and activities of police agencies, including police department organizations and responsibilities of police administrators. Current administrative and management techniques and theories are also explored.
  • CJ 516 - Terrorism
    This course provides students with a working knowledge of the history of terrorism, the current status of terrorist groups, terrorism tactics, and methods to counteract terrorism.
  • CJ 521 - Corrections and The Law
    Review of legal principles relating to convicted criminals, including plea negotiations, sentencing, post-conviction remedies, constitutional rights of inmates, and conditions of confinement.
  • CJ 522 - Law of Evidence
    Leading rules and principles of exclusion and selection; burden of proof, nature and effect of presumptions; proof of authenticity and contents of writing; examinations competency and privilege of witnesses.
  • CJ 524 - Computer Crime
    Students will identify and define criminal acts committed with computers or directed toward computer systems, electronic search and seizure and electronic evidence.
  • CJ 526 - Civil Liability Issues CJ
    This course examines various theories of civil liability that relate to Criminal Justice professionals, the civil justice system, and preventing and defending civil liability claims.
  • CJ 533 - Correctional Administration
    Objectives of correctional institutions; records; personnel, program development, security; educational programs.
  • CJ 540 - CJ Response to Dom Violence
    This course focuses on the legal response to child abuse, domestic violence, and elder abuse. Examines dynamics of abusive relationships, the effects of victimization, and current research on these issues.
  • CJ 550 - Bus and Industry Security
    Selection, training and staffing of a security force; security devices available, techniques of internal security; ground security; security techniques applicable to personnel selection; legal problems.
  • CJ 553 - Seminar Crime Prevention
    This course examines theory, operation, and evaluation of crime prevention as a function of the criminal justice system. Techniques for crime prevention are analyzed from various orientations, including environmental design.
  • CJ 560 - Miscarriages of Justice
    This course provides a critical examination of the processes and procedures used by police, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, and corrections agents which may potentially produce errors or "miscarriages" of justice.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: Homeland Security
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: Crime in West Virginia
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: Critical Decisions in CJ
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: Network Defense
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: Realities of Prison Life
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 580 - SpTp: School Violence
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 581 - SpTp: Understanding Cybercrime
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 582 - SpTp: GIS and Data Systems
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 583 - SpTp: Violence in Corrections
    A study of special interest criminal justice topics under the supervision of a qualified faculty member.
  • CJ 590 - Internship
    The placement of an individual into a criminal justice agency (police, probation, courts, jails) to observe and participate in its operation. Grading is CR/NC.
  • CJ 601 - Seminar Criminal Justice
    A forum to acquaint students, faculty and guests with each others' research and experiences in dealing with criminal justice issues.
  • CJ 601 - Seminar in Criminal Justice
    A forum to acquaint students, faculty and guests with each others' research and experiences in dealing with criminal justice issues.
  • CJ 604 - Adv Theory Criminal Just
    Course is designed to provide the student already familiar with the basic concepts of criminological theory the opportunity to examine in depth a selected set of theories.
  • CJ 621 - Adv Crim Law and Procedure
    A review of contemporary legislation and court decisions relating to criminal law and procedure.
  • CJ 655 - Research Methods in CJ
    Elements of scientific research; interaction between research and theory; use of data processing resources.
  • CJ 656 - Applied Statistics in CJ
    Principles of statistical techniques with emphasis upon their application in the Criminal Justice system. (PR: Undergraduate statistics course and permission)
  • CJ 679 - Problem Report
    The preparation of a written report on a research problem or field study in Criminal Justice. (PR: CJ 655 and Permission)
  • CJ 681 - Thesis
  • CJ 699 - Capstone Experience
    A culminating experience where students will apply knowledge and skills learned in their program of study to create, in collaboration with an agency or organization in the field, an original, scholarly work that addresses a current issue of concern.
  • DFIA 261 - Intro to Linux
    An introductory course for the Linux operating system, focusing on its application in information assurance and the digital forensics.
  • DFIA 305 - Open Source Intelligence
    This course identifies and demonstrates free online resources that can aid investigators in searching the Internet for resources that can be applied to domestic and international investigations.
  • DFIA 357 - Network Penetration and Attack
    Students will explore tools and techniques used to penetrate, exploit and ex filtrate data from computers and networks.
  • DFIA 400 - Intro to Digital Forensics
    This course teaches students how information is recovered from electronic devices and the forensic techniques used to perform forensic examinations. In addition, legal issues regarding electronic data will be discussed.
  • DFIA 420 - Incident Response
    This course examines forensic and investigative aspects of a network intrusion. Topics include pre-incident preparation, developing leads, scoping an incident, forensic data collection, evidence from hosts, networks, and enterprise environments.
  • DFIA 440 - Digital Evidence
    Concepts of computer forensics, including handling digital evidence, case preparation, forensic imaging, data recovery, password cracking, e-mail analysis, and report writing. Proper usage of difference forensic tools is emphasized.
  • DFIA 445 - Mobile and Web Pen Testing
    This course is designed to teach students the advanced skills and techniques required to test mobile and web applications.
  • DFIA 448 - Forensic Image and Video
    Course will introduce principles of forensic image and video analysis and their application to digital forensics. Practical forensic enhancement and analysis techniques, including how to prepare forensically-sound exhibits, are covered.
  • DFIA 454 - Network Defense
    An in-depth examination of the principles, strategies, and tools used to defend, detect, and respond to a variety of common network attacks.
  • DFIA 460 - App Dig Evidence and eDisc
    Introduction to the principles, practices and tools of digital forensics and electronic discovery. Hands-on exercises in a simulated real-world environment are a critical component of the course.
  • DFIA 461 - Cyber Warfare
    Broad examination of this new form of conflict including the role of nation states, the challenge of attribution, potential impact on the physical world, and current government policy and doctrine.
  • DFIA 462 - Network Forensics
    Examination of techniques and tools used to investigate, search, collect, analze, and report on network based breaches and events.
  • DFIA 464 - Network Security
    Addresses security issues for TCP/IP-based networks. Access Control and Communications are covered as well as Internet security in areas of cryptography, protocols, applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, etc.
  • DFIA 467 - Mobile Device Forensics
  • DFIA 490 - Capstone
    This course reinforces and assesses the student's ability to apply core digital forensic and information assurance knowledge and skills in a series of realistic practical exercises.
  • FSC 600 - Cell and Molecular Biology
    A study of the molecular biology of the cell and its organelles, cell interactions, and differentiation.
  • FSC 603 - Genetics-DNA Lab
    Laboratory to be offered in conjunction with FSC 604 Genetics and DNA Technology stressing techniques and methods required for DNA analysis used in forensic case investigations, in CODIS laboratories and in paternity testing.
  • FSC 604 - Genetics and DNA Technology
    A comprehensive lecture series that covers the genetics and biochemistry of DNA to include the analysis, ethical considerations and quality assurance techniques used to analyze DNA for identification purposes. This course serves as a core course in the forensic science curriculum.
  • FSC 605 - F S Digital Imaging
    Introductory course in digital image processing. Covers techniques used in forensic laboratory to enhance, analyze, and catalog digital images. Instruction in lab setting.
  • FSC 606 - Crime Scene/Death Investiga
    Establishes foundations and techniques for proper crime scene investigation with or without a victim's body. Logical approach for collecting evidence and documenting scene and collection process.
  • FSC 607 - Blood Stain Pattern Analysis
    A comprehensive bloodstain pattern analysis course including bullet trajectory, courtroom testimony, and report writing. This course is taught as a combination of lectures, laboratories, and practical exercises.
  • FSC 608 - Forensic Toxicology
    An in-depth analysis of both clinical and forensic aspects of toxicology from the viewpoint of the forensic and medical examiner's toxicology laboratories.
  • FSC 609 - Network Forensics
    Teaches the basics of how computers and networks function, how they can be involved in crimes as well as used as a source of evidence.
  • FSC 610 - Bioterrorism: Forensics
    Course traces the historical development, current status, and future threats of bioterrorism in the U.S. and on a global scale. Issues adressed include microbiology, surveillance, detection and post-event investigation.
  • FSC 612 - Intro Foren Micro/Trace
    Introduction to various types of microscopy used in foren- sics, including scanning electron microscopy, light and fluorescence microscopy and polarizing microscopy. Photo- graphic techniques used for documentation will also be discussed.
  • FSC 615 - Adv Crime Investigation
    This course addresses various areas of crime scene investigation not or minimally addressed in the FSC 606 introductory course. Topics include arson/explosives, body excavation, forensic entomology. advanced impression evidence, wound analysis.
  • FSC 617 - Adv Crime Photo and Document
    This series of lectures and practical exercises introduces the student to sophisticated crime scene documentation techniques including sketching, surveying, photography and crime scene management techniques.
  • FSC 618 - Forensic Comparative Sciences
    "Introduction to comparative methods used by forensic scientists for analysis of fingerprints, questioned documents, and firearms".
  • FSC 619 - Forensic Statistics
    Basic theory of probability and statistics, odds from Bayes' theorem for transfer evidence, likelihood ratio, population and statistical genetics, statistical issues in paternity testing and mixtures, and presenting evidence.
  • FSC 622 - Forensic Analytical Chem
    Analytical chemistry instrumentation and methods used by forensic scientists for analysis of drugs, toxicology, arson, explosives, trace evidence and sample collection and processing.
  • FSC 623 - Forensic Chemistry Laboratory
    Laboratory practicum will develop skill set needed in the forensic analysis of physical evidence using standard methods and modern analytical instrumentation.
  • FSC 624 - Biochemistry: Forensic Science
    This comprehensive course in biochemistry focuses on concepts appropriate to forensic science and designed to meet forensic science educational standards at a national level.
  • FSC 626 - Advanced Drug Analysis
    Concentration on modern analytical methods used in the isolation and the identification of illicit drugs and their metabolities in biological samples and other forensic evidence. (PR: FSC 622 or permission of instructor)
  • FSC 627 - Human Genetics
    Human Genetics serves as an introduction to the study of heritable traits in humans and their molecular basis; basic genetic principles, statistics, and probability; population database analyses; principles of population genetics and laws of Mendelian genetics as they relate to human identification; application of paternity testing and identification of human remains; use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and mtDNA profiling in forensic applications.
  • FSC 628 - Chem Analysis Trace Evidence
    A continuation of FSC 622 emphasizing additional types of evidence including paint, inks, fibers, and plastics. Methods Include pyrolysis-GCMS, micro-FTIR, GPC and capillary electrophoresis. Required course for Forensic Chemistry emphasis.
  • FSC 629 - Advanced DNA Technologies
    This course will provide advanced instruction in DNA technologies to assist in the preparation for a career in a forensic DNA laboratory.
  • FSC 630 - Internship
    A 10 week internship in a crime lab or other forensic science related research laboratory. Application of principles and techniques learned during first year of program.
  • FSC 632 - FoundandFundDigitalForensics
    The course provides fundamental information to lay the foundation for the Digital Forensics Area of Emphasis. A range of topics includes laws and regulations relating to stored digital data, quality assurance and ethics in a digital laboratory, basic terminology, computer hardware and various storage media, software, including operating and file systems, and basics concepts of computer security. The course is taught primarily in a lecture format. Class discussions and participation in practical exercises supplement lectures.
  • FSC 634 - Comp Search and Seizure
    Topics covered in this course will expand upon material covered in FSC 632. Additional areas include affidavits and warrants, national information security concepts, evidence collection, transport and preservation, computer networks, e-mail traces, imaging of original evidence, introduction to forensic tools, Window registry, malware and spyware, virtualization and hand held devices. Classes are presented in a lecture format and culminates with a mock, digital crime scene exercise.
  • FSC 636 - Mobile Phone Forensics
    This course addresses the complexity and structure of modern smart phones and focuses on data evidence storage and extraction for criminal case investigations.
  • FSC 640 - Firearms Toolmarks I
    This course provides an enhanced learning experience designed to reduce the time to competency typical of the knowledge required component fo a firearms examiner training program. FSC 640 is the first of two firearms and toolmarks examiner training courses.
  • FSC 641 - Firearms Toolmarks II
    This course provides an enhanced learning experience designed to reduce the time to competency typical of the knowledge required component of a firearms examiner training program. FSC 641 is the second of two firearms and toolmarks examiner training courses.
  • FSC 642 - DNA Tech Assistance I
    The goal of the DNA Technical Assistance Program (DNA TAP) is to prepare select students for placement in host forensic laboratories for validation and evaluation research studies. The student undergoes acclerated lectures and intense hands-on laboratory exercises including analytical procedures, instrument training, and data analysis.
  • FSC 643 - DNA Tech Assistance II
    The goal of the DNA Technical Assistance Program (DNA TAP) is to prepare select students for placement in host forensic laboratories for validation and evaluation research studies. The student undergoes accelerated lectures and intense hands-on laboratory exercises including analytical procedures, instrument training, and data analysis.
  • FSC 646 - Lab Management
    This course provides a foundation in management theory, principles & application necessary for forensic scientists who aspire to assume future positions as crime lab supervisors, managers, technical leaders, quality managers, directors or other roles as leaders in their field. This course addresses management theory as well as its practical application to the crime laboratory setting from an ISO/IEC 17025 perspective.
  • FSC 650 - Special Topics: FT TAP
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Adv Mobile Phone
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: DNA TAP
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: DNA Tech Assist
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: DNA Tech Assistance
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: DNA Technical Assistance
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Firearm TAP
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Firearm Tech Assistance
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Firearms Tech Assist
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Firearms Toolmarks TAP
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Lab Management
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 650 - SpTp: Mobile Phone Forensics
    Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.
  • FSC 665 - Legal Court in Forensic
    Covers the American legal system with specific emphasis on expert witnessing by forensic scientists. Mock trials provide experience in the courtroom.
  • FSC 676 - Adv Dig Evid Detect Recovery
    This advanced Digital Evidence Detection and Recovery course will provide an overview of the advanced procedures and techniques used by investigators working with digital evi- dence. This course will be taught as a combination of lect- res, lab and practical exercises.
  • FSC 680 - Seminar
    Faculty, student and guest speaker presentations of topics pertinent to forensic science.
  • FSC 681 - Thesis
    Research conducted in the laboratories at MU which is focused on a problem of forensic importance. The original research problem will be written up as a formal document and submitted as part of the requirements to fulfill a MS degree in the research track.
  • FSC 685 - Intro Research
    Directed research which can be used to satisfy requirements for a Master's Degree in Forensic Science.
  • GLY 100 - Geologic Hazards and Resources
    Introductory course for non-science majors focusing on (i) Earth Hazards; and mitigation, (ii) Climate change and its impacts; and (iii) Earth and Energy resources, their origin, development, and environmental impacts.
  • GLY 110 - General Geology
    A beginning level geology course which surveys elements of earth materials, processes, structures and history. Design- ed primarily for the non-science major. Prospective majors must maintain at least a B average to use Geology 110 as a prerequisite for other geology courses. 3 lec.
  • GLY 150 - Intro Oceanography
    Origin of the seas and ocean basins. Processes of marine sedimentation and seawater chemistry. Dynamics of air/sea interaction, circulation, waves and tides. Description of coastal and other marine environments.
  • GLY 150L - Intro Oceanography Lab
    A complementary laboratory to Introductory Oceanography, GLY 150. A series of exercises relating to bathymetry, accoustic profiling, marine charts, properties of seawater, sea floor sediments, currents, waves and tides.
  • GLY 200 - Physical Geology
    An elementary but comprehensive physical geology course that deals with the earth's origin, composition, structures, tectonics and processes. Intended primarily for, but not limited to, the science major. 3 lec.
  • GLY 201 - Historical Geology
    Chronological history and development of the earth, sequence of the geologic ages and rock formations, development and evolution of life as revealed by fossils.
  • GLY 210L - Earth Materials Lab
    An introduction to laboratory methods and materials as applied to the identification, classification, recovery and uses of earth resources. 2 lab.
  • GLY 211L - Earth Development Lab
    Reconstruction of events in earth history based on physical characteristics and arrangement of rock layers and their fossil contens. 2 hr lab (PR: 210L; CR: GLY 201)
  • GLY 212 - Geological Field Mapping
    An introduction to geologic mapping and map interpretation, preparations of topographic and geologic cross sections. 2 lab. (field work).
  • GLY 212 - Geological Field Mapping
    Introduction to geologic map interpretation, qualitative and quantitative methods of geologic map and cross-section preparation, and basic ArcGIS mapping methods. 2 lec 1 lab. (Field Work). (PR: GLY 110 or 200, and 210L. Required of majors).
  • GLY 212 - Introduction to Field Methods
    Introduction to geologic map interpretation, qualitative and quantitative methods of geologic map and cross-section preparation, and basic ArcGIS mapping methods. 2 lec 1 lab. (Field Work). (PR: GLY 110 or 200, and 210L. Required of majors).
  • GLY 313 - Structural Geology
    Analysis, classification and origin of depositional and deformational structures common to all classes of rocks; their structural history, relationships, and stresses which caused them. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 314 - Mineralogy
    Identification, classification, orgin, occurrences, and economic uses of minerals and their crystallographic forms. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 320L - Geology Lab Techniques
    Techniques of collection, preparation and analysis of mineral, rock and water samples, and the use of different instruments for obtaining quality data. Will also cover tools used for data interpretation.
  • GLY 325 - Stratigraphy and Sediment
    Formation, organization, sequence, and correlation of sedimentary rocks; study of the orgin, transportation and deposition of rock-forming sediments. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 410 - Big Bend Field Excursion
    Field trip to Big Bend National Park, Texas to study the structure, stratigraphy, igneous geology, metamorphic geology, paleontology and natural history of this national park.
  • GLY 418 - Invertebrate Paleontology
    Taxonomy, morphology, and paleoecology of body and trace fossils representing the major invertebrate phyla; analysis and interpretation of faunal assemblages; evolution and extinction of species. (PR: GLY 201)
  • GLY 420 - Principles of Geochemistry
    Application of chemical principles to geology. Topics include cosmochemistry; distribution of elements in minerals and rocks; aqueous solutions and water-rock interaction; radiometric age dating and stable isotope geology.
  • GLY 421 - Petrology
    Indentification and classification of igneous, and metamor- phic rocks, their origin and occurrence; their geologic and economic importance. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 423 - Sedimentary Petrography
    Megascopic and microscopic identification and a depositional and post depositional interpretation of the sedimentary rocks. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 427 - Fossil Fuels
    Origin and distribution of coal, oil and gas, and methods of exploration and reserve evaluaton. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 430 - Computer Methods Geology
    Computers are used for compilation, data analysis and model- ing from a wide range of geological problems. Existing and student generated programs are used. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 451 - Principles Geomorphology
    Principles of identification and analysis of the world's surficial features in terms of stratigraphy, structure, processes, tectonics and time. 3 lec. - 2 lab.
  • GLY 455 - Hydrogeology
    The properties of water, the hydrologic cycle with emphasis on surface and groundwater processes, the uses, needs and problems associated with water resources. 3 lec.
  • GLY 455L - Hydrogeology Laboratory
    A two-hour laboratory of practical hydrogeologic problem solving. For non-majors, elective.
  • GLY 456 - Environmental Geology
    Consideration of risks posed by natural geo-hazards and from physical/chemical contamination of geologic media. (PR: GLY 200, GLY 210L or equivalent; Recommended: GLY 451)
  • GLY 457 - Engineering Geology
    Consideration of geotechnical problems faced by geologists and engineers. Major topics include mechanics and classification of soil and rock, and geotechnical aspects of groundwater. (PR: GLY 200, 210L, MTH 132).
  • GLY 480 - SpTp: Geophysics Seminar
  • GLY 491 - Capstone Experience
    An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Geology faculty. (PR: 20 hours of Geology coursework).
  • GLY 492 - Capstone Experience
    An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Geology faculty. (PR: 20 hours of Geology coursework).
  • GLY 510 - Big Bend Field Excursion
    Field trip to Big Bend National Park, Texas to study the structure, stratigraphy, igneous geology, metamorphic geology, paleontology and natural history of this national park.
  • GLY 518 - Invertebrate Paleontology
    Taxonomy, morphology, and paleoecology of body and trace fossils representing the major invertebrate phyla; analysis and interpretation of faunal assemblages; evolution and extinction of species. (PR: GLY 201)
  • GLY 521 - Petrology
    Identification and classification of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, their origin and occurrence; their geologic and economic. 2 lec-4 lab.
  • GLY 523 - Sedimentary Petrography
    Megascopic and microscopic identification and a depositional and post-depositional interpretation of the sedimentary rocks. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 525 - Geochemistry
    Introduction to the principles of geochemistry. The appli- cation of chemistry to the study of the earth and to geologic problems. Laboratory work includes analysis of rocks, soils, and waters.
  • GLY 527 - Fossil Fuels
    The origin and occurrence of petroleum, coal, and natural gas; the relationships of accumulations to depositional environments and structural history; methods used in exploration, evaluation and recovery. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • GLY 530 - Computer Methods Geology
    The computer will be used for compilation, reduction, data analysis and modelling from a wide range of geological problems. Existing and student developed programs will be used.
  • GLY 551 - Principles Geomorphology
    Identification and analysis of the earth's surficial features in terms of stratigraphy, structure, processes, tectonics, and time. 3 lec - 2 lab.
  • GLY 555 - Hydrogeology
    The properties of water, the hydrologic cycle with emphasis on surface and groundwater processes. The uses, needs and problems associated with water resources.
  • GLY 555L - Hydrogeology Laboratory
    Laboratory and field experiments studying principles and concepts of hydrology. 2 lab.
  • GLY 556 - Environmental Geology
    Consideration of risks posed by natural geo-hazards and from physical/chemical contamination of geological media.
  • GLY 557 - Engineering Geology
    Consideration of geotechnical problems faced by geologists and engineers. Major topics include mechanics and classification of soil and rock, and geotechnical aspects of groundwater.
  • GLY 580 - SpTp: Geophysics Seminar
  • GLY 580 - SpTp: Principles Geochemistry
  • GLY 640 - Physical Aspects Geology
  • GLY 641 - Biological Aspect Geology
  • GLY 642 - Chemical Aspects Geology
  • GLY 681 - Thesis
  • ISC 205 - Intro Forensic Science
    The relationship between scientific process and crime solutions will be examined. Particular attention will be given to use of DNA technology and probability theory in criminal justice system. (PR: MTH 121, MTH 123 or higher except MTH 400 and MTH 401).
  • ISC 209 - Chemistry in the Home
    An Introduction to basic concepts of chemical science as it applies to materials commonly found within the household. Students will be expected to learn to evaluate potential hazards of such materials.
  • ISC 211 - Living on Earth
    A course introducing the basic concepts of environmental science and using the scientific method to study current environmental issues.
  • ISC 280 - SpTp: Man and Public Hlth Issues
  • ISC 282 - SpTp: Man/Public Hlth Issues
  • IST 111 - Living Systems
    This course is designed to equip students to observe and create their own questions, test them, and continue the process of scientific inquiry related to living systems.
  • IST 120 - Connections I (CT)
    Critical thinking course that makes connections between science, technology, and society. Students learn to do research, summarize popular and scientific articles and design an experimental or observational study.
  • IST 130 - Analytical Methods: Statistics
    Students develop an understanding of statistical reasoning through the use of software to generate, summarize, and draw conclusions from data. Course enhances statistical technique dexterity through analysis of applied problems.
  • IST 150 - Spreadsheet and Database Prin
    Comprehensive coverage of spreadsheets and databases. Includes techniques to collect, manage, and analyze data; solve problems; and effectively communicate results for scientific research. Includes macro development and introduction to scripting.
  • IST 163 - Programming Practicum
    Concepts of software development and maintenance using C++, including syntax of the language, loops, functions, pointers, decision structures, and file processing. Proper program design using object- oriented programming techniques are emphasized.
  • IST 212 - Energy
    The course introduces the students to the properties and the interfaces of biological and physical systems with emphasis on energy concepts, production and distribution in both systems.
  • IST 220 - Connections II (CT)
    Critical thinking course that further examines the impact of science and technology on society. Themes have included disasters and globalization. Students present a lesson, analyze opposing arguments and make predictions.
  • IST 224 - Intro to Forensic Science
    The relationship between scientific process and crime solutions is explored. DNA technology, probability theory, fingerprints, blood spatter, questioned documents, crime scene investigation will be examined using laboratories and case studies.
  • IST 236 - Data Structures
    Covers fundamental topics of information technology including the concepts of object-orientation, linear data structures, data representation, data manipulation algorithms and their applications, and project participations.
  • IST 238 - Algorithms
    Covers algorithm-design methods, algorithm performance analysis, and optimization techniques. Covers algorithm applications used in solving frequently occurring problems, such as pattern matching, data compression, searching, and sorting.
  • IST 241 - Introduction to DNA Cloning
    Basic Molecular Genetics. Topics include DNA, RNA, and protein structure and function, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, gene regulation, molecular biology applications in agriculture, medicine, and industry. Hands-on DNA cloning lab.
  • IST 260 - Instrumentation I
    The course introduces students to modern data gathering methods, laboratory instrumentation, and programming. Focuses range from transportation development, forensics, to environmental issues.
  • IST 261 - Intro to Linux
    An introductory course for the Linux operating system, focusing on its application in information assurance and digital forensics.
  • IST 263 - Web Programming
    Students will learn techniques for creating advanced documents and programs for the Web using HTML, DHTML, XML, JavaScript, and PHP scripting. Students will also learn how to install and maintain a Web server.
  • IST 264 - Technology Foundations
    This course introduces the student to the common hardware and technology that pervades business and society as a whole. Topics include pc's, networks, software, the internet, cellular phones, etc.
  • IST 280 - SpTp: Human Dimensi In Nr
  • IST 301 - Public Service Experience
    At least 30 contact hours in a public service/volunteer experience with a group, organization or agency that offers a service to the general public. Advisor permission required.
  • IST 303 - C# NET Programming
    Covers the essentials for developing robust and secure applications using C#, Windows forms, and the .NET framework. Also covers ADO.NET, writing secure .NET applications and web services.
  • IST 320 - Nature Enviro Prob
    The effects of human activity on ecological, political, economic, and cultural systems are examined. Particular attention is given to present human population growth, industrial activities, and energy availability.
  • IST 321 - Resol Environ Problems
    Students examine case studies of current environmental pro- blems and propose methods of remediation. Cultural, politi- cal, economic, as well as ecological and physiographic factors are considered.
  • IST 322 - Assess I: Terrestrial Systems
    Use of scientific procedure and current technology to characterize and quantify sensitive elements of terrestrial ecosystems and to assess human impact on these systems.
  • IST 323 - Assessment II: Aquatic Ecology
    Use of scientific procedures and current technology to characterize and quantify sensitive elements of aquatic ecosystems and to assess human impact on these systems.
  • IST 332 - Software Engineering I
    Introduction to the industrial process of software systems development. The course covers project management and planning risk management issues; software quality and configuration issues; and processes, methods, and development tools.
  • IST 333 - Software Engineering II
    A continuation of IST 332. It covers the system development lifecycle: requirement analysis and specifications; design methods; system implementation and integration; testing; and reuse issues. Project participation.
  • IST 334 - Programming Languages
    Evaluation of the specification, syntax, semantics, compilation, and software development issues surrounding the development of programming languages. Students are introduced to imperative and functional languages; concurrency, logic, object-oriented approaches.
  • IST 340 - DNA Technology
    This class deals with DNA and genes, the code of life, which we receive from our parents. It tells how humans recently learned about DNA and started to manipulate it.
  • IST 341 - Human Genetics
    Principles, problems, and methods in human genetics. Mendelian, biochemical, medical, quantitative, and molecular genetics, cytogenetics, bioethics applied to humans. Lab includes DNA sequencing SNP genotyping. PR: IST 241 or equivalent.
  • IST 342 - Biosciences Research Meth
    Students will develop proficiency in the laboratory methods used in Biosciences. These skills prepare students for successful internships and advanced courses in biotechnology and environmental sciences. Hands-on and WebCT instruction.
  • IST 343 - Genomic Cloning and Cytogenetics
    Advanced molecular genetics class emphasizing lab techniques. DNA cloning and plasmid purification, Genomic DNA purification, Southern and Northern hybridization, DNA sequencing, animal cell culture and human cytogenetics.
  • IST 360 - Game Development I:2D
    Covers computer software industry, history and the role of a creative game development team. Students will participate in the game development process, including art, animation, programming, music, sound and writing.
  • IST 362 - Network Protocols
    This course provides students with knowledge of network terminology, structures, topologies, protocols, and inter- faces involving Local Area and Wide Area networks.
  • IST 363 - Network Administration
    Students will explore topics in network administration in a theoretical and practical way. Students will study hardware selection, platforms, languages, control, shared resources, security, anti-virus procedures, and methodologies.
  • IST 365 - Database Management
    To understand the logical and physical design of data stored and retrieved from a relational database. Exposure to distributed databases, database administration and structured query language will also be done.
  • IST 423 - GIS and Data Systems
    Course focuses on the relationships among the scientific method, data structures, and geographic images. Students relate hypothesis formation and databases through the development of ARCMap documents.
  • IST 425 - Impact Assess Docum
    Use of current concepts in conservation biology to examine the impacts of habitat perturbations on people and species of concern.
  • IST 425 - Impact Assessment Documen
    Use of current concepts in conservation biology to examine the impacts of habitat perturbations on people and species of concern.
  • IST 430 - Electronic Commerce
    This course examines electronic commerce. Group decision making and collaborative applications through the Internet. Develop applications that retrieve and store information in distributed databases.
  • IST 434 - Molecular Diagnostics
    This course is designed to provide an overview of the general principles and methods used to diagnose bacterial, viral and human diseases by molecular techniques.
  • IST 435 - Biomonitoring
    Biomonitoring is the use of organisms to assess habitat and water quality of a stream. Current aquatic biomonitoring focuses on the utilization of benthic invertebrates and fishes communities.
  • IST 436 - Advanced Web Programming
    Includes topics in XHTML, JavaScript Data Object Model, dynamic application of CSS rules to page elements, browsers's support for XML, object-oriented PHP programming, server side graphics generation, web services.
  • IST 438 - Computer Graphics for Gaming
    Fundamental concepts dealing with the display of graphic information on semi-interactive storage tube displays. The course includes techniques for hidden line display, hidden line removal, and two- and three-dimensional transformation.
  • IST 439 - Game Development II:3D
    Covers state of the art techniques for computer game design and development with an emphasis on the 3D graphics and interaction through practical, example driven approaches of game development.
  • IST 441 - Metabolic Systems
    Discusses basic molecules, processes, and mechanisms responsible for the activity of all living systems, and the methods of their analysis. Provides necessary theoretical background for the understanding of industrial biotechno- logy.
  • IST 442 - Bioethics
    Discuss ethical issues in scientific research: fraud, informed consent, genetic testing, gene therapy, cloning, new drugs, vaccines and foods produced via engineered organisms. Includes real case studies and media analysis.
  • IST 443 - Protein Biotechnology
    Discussion covers basics of protein structure and function, post-translational modification and transport simple immunology. Laboratories include protein quan- titation, enzyme kinetics, protein purification and dialysis protein gel electrophoresis and staining.
  • IST 444 - Bioinformatics
    Bioinformatics computer software is used to draw inferences from DNA and protein databases. Students will find pattern and meaning in genomic data through computer-aided analysis of DNA, RNA, and protein.
  • IST 445 - DNA Forensics
    Hands-on DNA typing of simulated crime scene evidence. Process biological samples, purify DNA, perform presumptive and confirmatory tests for blood and semen, learn microscopy, PCR genetic analysis and practice testimony.
  • IST 447 - App Dig Evidence and eDisc
    Course provides basic information to the student in the proper procedures for seizing digital evidence used in the commission of crime. Includes legal issues peculiar to seizing digital evidence.
  • IST 448 - Forensic Image/Video Analysis
    This course will introduce the students to the principals of digital imaging analysis and their applications to the practice of forensic image analysis. In addition, students will learn how to prepare court exhibits.
  • IST 449 - Data Recovery and Analysis
    This course teaches students how information is recovered from electronic devices and the forensic techniques used to perform forensic examinations. In addition, legal issues regarding electronic data will be discussed.
  • IST 454 - Network Defense
    An in-depth examination of the principles, strategies, and tools used to defend, detect, and respond to a variety of common network attacks.
  • IST 455 - Drugs Biologics Med Devices
    Students will learn key components of the drug discovery process and the steps leading to full regulatory approval and commercialization of drugs, biologics and medical devices. Case studies will be discussed.
  • IST 457 - Network Penetration and Attack
    Students will explore tools and techniques used to penetrate, exploit and ex filtrate data from computers and networks.
  • IST 460 - Game Development III:AI
    Advanced concepts of game development with a focus on artificial intelligence. AI techniques covered including A* path finding algorithm, rule-based reasoning, reinforcement learning, neural networks, genetic algorithm, knowledge representation.
  • IST 461 - Cyber Warfare
    Broad examination of this new form of conflict including the role of nation states, the challenge of attribution, potential impact on the physical world, and current government policy and doctrine.
  • IST 462 - Network Forensics
    Examination of techniques and tools used to investigate, search, collect, analyze, and report on network based breaches and events.
  • IST 463 - Digital Computer Evidence
    Concepts of computer forensics, including handling digital evidence, case preparation, forensic imagining, data recovery, password cracking, e-mail analysis, and reprt writing. Proper usage of different forensic tools is emphasized.
  • IST 464 - Network Security
    Addresses security issues for TCP/IP-based networks. Access Control and Communications are covered as well as Internet security in areas of cryptography, protocols, applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, etc.
  • IST 466 - Database Programming
    This course teaches students database programming available to relational database systems. Students will work with fourth generation languages to analyze, design and develop, and execute programs in a database environment.
  • IST 467 - Mobile Device Forensics
    Identification, preservation, collection, analysis, and reporting techniques and tools used in the forensic examination of mobile devices such as cell phones and GPS units.
  • IST 470 - Internship in IST
    A supervised internship in an area of Integrated Science and Technology.
  • IST 480 - SpTp: Watershed Protection
  • IST 480 - SpTp: Aquatic Toxicology
  • IST 480 - SpTp: CAD and GIS
  • IST 480 - SpTp: Dendrology
  • IST 480 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
  • IST 481 - SpTp: 3D Animation
  • IST 481 - SpTp: Environmental Law
  • IST 481 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
  • IST 482 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
  • IST 482 - SpTp: 3D Animation
  • IST 482 - SpTp: Aquatic Inve
  • IST 482 - SpTp: Sustainable Energy Syst
  • IST 482 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
  • IST 483 - SpTp: Environmental Law
  • IST 490 - Senior Project I
    Senior Capstone Experience.
  • IST 491 - Senior Project II
    Senior Capstone Experience
  • IST 580 - SpTp: Aquatic Toxicology
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 580 - SpTp: Biomonitoring
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 580 - SpTp: CAD and GIS
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 580 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 580 - SpTp: Water Policy And Reg
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 581 - SpTp: Biomonitoring
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 581 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 582 - SpTp: Aquatic Inve
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • IST 582 - SpTp: Tropical Ecology
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 098 - Mathematics Skills I
    This course prepares students with low placement scores for the second level of the mathematics skills sequence.
  • MTH 099 - Mathematics Skills II
    The purpose of this course is to adequately prepare students with low placement test scores to take college level mathematics course required in their progam of study.
  • MTH 100 - Prep for College Math A
    A mastery-based course that will prepare students for quantitative reasoning courses in their major.
  • MTH 102 - Prep for College Math B
    A mastery-based course that will prepare students for college algebra.
  • MTH 102B - Abr Prep for College Math B
    An abridged mastery-based course that will prepare students for College Algebra.
  • MTH 121 - Concepts and Applications (CT)
    Critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problem-solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic models, formula use, and financial concepts.
  • MTH 121B - Cncpts and Apps-Expanded (CT)
    Critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, linear modeling, statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, and financial concepts, with arithmetic review.
  • MTH 121B - Concepts and Applications (CT)
    Critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, linear modeling, statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, and financial concepts, with arithmetic review.
  • MTH 122 - Plane Trigonometry
    Definitions of circular functions; graphs to trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, and applications.
  • MTH 125 - Mathematical Thinking (CT)
    Topics in elementary finite mathematics; sets, counting, probability and statistics, matrices and linear equations, .
  • MTH 127 - College Algebra-Expanded
    A brief but careful review of the main techniques of alge- bra. Polynomials, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
  • MTH 130 - College Algebra
    Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic func- tions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
  • MTH 132 - Precalculus with Sci Applica
    Functions used in calculus including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. Systems of equations and inequalities, conic sections, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, Binomial Theorem.
  • MTH 140 - Applied Calculus
    A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. Not to be substituted for Mathematics 131 or Mathematics 190.
  • MTH 140H - Applied Calculus Honors
    A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. This honors course will also introduce topics from differential equations with applications.
  • MTH 160 - Applied Math Reasoning (CT)
    A critical thinking course in applied mathematical reasoning. Topics include logic, problem solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, formula use.
  • MTH 220 - Discrete Structures
  • MTH 225 - Introductory Statistics
    Introduction to statistical analysis.
  • MTH 229 - Calculus/Analytic Geom I (CT)
    An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.
  • MTH 229H - Calculus I Honors (CT)
    An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry for honors students, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.
  • MTH 230 - Calculus/Analytic Geom II
    A study of the conics and transcendental functions, tech- niques of integraton, improper integrals, indeterminate forms and infinite series.
  • MTH 231 - Calculus/Analytic Geom III
    Analytic geometry of two and three dimensions, partial dif- ferentiation, and multiple integrals.
  • MTH 280 - SpTp: Computer Math and Calculus
  • MTH 280 - SpTp: Multivariable Calculus
  • MTH 300 - Intro to Higher Math
    A transition between elementary calculus and higher math- ematics with emphasis on techniques of proofs. (PR or CR: MTH 23l or equivalent)
  • MTH 326 - Applied Statistical Methods
    Use of statistical packages; introduction to descriptive, probability and sampling distributions; forecasting, inferences concerning one and two samples; simple and multiple regression, analysis of variance and covariance.
  • MTH 329 - Elementary Linear Algebra
    Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and applications.
  • MTH 331 - Linear Algebra
  • MTH 335 - Differential Equations
    A study of differential equations, their solutions, and applications to physical systems, emphasizing closed-form solving methods. Laplace transforms, orthogonal functions, approximation and numerical methods with applications. (PR: C or better in MTH 231 and REC: MTH 331 or MTH 329)
  • MTH 335 - Ordinary Diff Equations
    A study of differential equations, their solutions, and applications to physical systems, emphasizing closed-form solving methods. Laplace transforms, orthogonal functions, approximation and numerical methods with applications. (PR: C or better in MTH 231 and REC: MTH 331 or MTH 329)
  • MTH 345 - Applied Prob and Stat
    Statistical methods in scientific/engineering research, with emphasis on applications. Probability modeling, experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA/factor analysis. Implementation using statistical software such as Excel/SAS.
  • MTH 360 - Intro to Complex Variables
    An introductory survey of complex numbers, analytic functions, properties of elementary functions, integrals, series, residues and poles, with a focus on practical applications.
  • MTH 361 - Vector Calculus
    A course in n-dimensional calculus: the derivative, the integral, and applications. Coordinate-free methods are emphasized.
  • MTH 400 - Structure of Algebra
    Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for pre-service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 7-9 or 7-12 mathematics specialization.
  • MTH 401 - Structure Modern Geometry
    Informal development of geometry. Recommended for pre- service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 7-9 or 7-12 mathematics specialization.
  • MTH 404 - Math Methods and Materials
    Content and content-specific pedagogy for secondary mathematics education majors.
  • MTH 405 - History of Mathematics
    A study of the history of mathematics from the time of the ancient Greeks to the end of the nineteenth century.
  • MTH 411 - Mathematical Modeling
    Students work in teams to construct mathematical models of various real-world situations. Problems to be modeled are drawn from diverse areas of application and use a wide range of undergraduate mathematics.
  • MTH 412 - Regression Analysis
    Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weithted least- squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
  • MTH 413 - Experimental Designs
    Analysis of variance an covariance models with derivations using calculus; detailed testing of model assumptions and remedial measures (as transformations) to yield adequate models; use of various statistical designs.
  • MTH 415 - Partial Differential Equations
    Differential equations. Heat Equation, Laplace's Equation, separation of variables, Fourier series, vibrating strings, eigenvalue problems, finite differences, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials.
  • MTH 416 - Advanced Differential Equation
    Differential equations are studied qualitatively. Topics include the existence and uniqueness of solutions and the behavior of solutions including stability of nonlinear systems, periodic solutions, and approximation using pertubation methods.
  • MTH 420 - Nonparametric Statistics
    Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distribution-free methods for practical statistical inference problems in hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank pro- cedures and randomization procedures.
  • MTH 422 - Appl Time Series Analysis
    Finding statistical models to represent various time dependent phenomena and processes; coverage of a variety of forecasting techniques, with an emphasis on adaptive, regression, and Box-Jenkins procedures.
  • MTH 425 - Sampling Designs and Estimation
    Coverage of the theory and applications of a variety of sampling designs; sample size determination; ratio and regression estimates; comparisons among the designs.
  • MTH 427 - Advanced Calculus I
    The number system, limits, sequences, partial different- iation with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.
  • MTH 428 - Advanced Calculus II
    The number system, limits, sequences, partial different- iation with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.
  • MTH 430 - Topology I
    First course in topology. Basics of point-set topology: metric and topological spaces, continuity, connectedness, compactness, products, quotients. Surfaces and simplicial complexes, Euler characteristics.
  • MTH 431 - Topology II
    First course in algebraic topology. Homotopy, fundamental group, simplicial homology.
  • MTH 440 - Graph Th and Combinatorics
    This course is designed to introduce students in mathematical sciences to the theorems, techniques, and applications of graph theory and combinatorics.
  • MTH 442 - Numerical Linear Algebra
    Direct an iterative methods for numerical solution of linear systems of equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. rror Analysis and norms. Related topics.
  • MTH 443 - Numerical Analysis
    The theory and technique of numerical computation involving the difference calculus, the summation calculus, inter- polation methods, solution of systems of equations, and methods of solution of ordinary differential equations.
  • MTH 445 - Probability and Statistics I
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments.
  • MTH 446 - Probability and Statistics II
    Statistical inference: estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses. Regression, analysis of variance.
  • MTH 448 - Modern Geometries
    Finite geometrics, basic background material for the modern development of Euclidean Geometry, other geometries.
  • MTH 449 - Projective Geometry
    Projective Geometry using both synthetic and algebraic methods.
  • MTH 450 - Modern Algebra I
    Structure of the abstract mathematicl systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and applications from number theory.
  • MTH 452 - Modern Algebra II
  • MTH 455 - Number Theory
    A survey of some basic properties of the integers: divisibility (prime numbers, factorization, perfect numbers), congruences (modular arithmetic, linear and quadratic congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem), and Diophantine equations.
  • MTH 460 - Complex Variables I
  • MTH 461 - Complex Variables II
  • MTH 464 - Statistical Computing
    Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.
  • MTH 466 - Stochastic Processes
    Review of probability theory. Topics include stationary processes, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, Markovian queuing systems, random walks, renewal processes, Brownian motion and Markov Chain Monte Carlo.
  • MTH 470 - Applied Survival Analysis
    Survival and hazard functions, parametric and non-parametric methods, models and inferences for survival data, and regression diagnosis. (PR: C or better in MTH 445, or by permisson).
  • MTH 480 - Special Topics
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Algebraic Combinatorics
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Applied Survival Analys
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Coding Theory
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Data Mining
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Design Theory
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Game Theory
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Hilbert's 10th Problem
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Number Theory II
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: PIC Math
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Practical Math
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: Practical Mathematics
  • MTH 480 - SpTp: VTRMC
  • MTH 490 - Internship in Mathematics
    A supervised internship in an area of mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics. By permission only.
  • MTH 491 - Senior Seminar
    Capstone experience in reading, doing writing and speaking mathematics. Student will explore topics related to a theme chosen by the instructor. (PR: MTH 300 and Permission)
  • MTH 500 - Structure of Algebra
    Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for preservice elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics of in the twelve hour content block of the Secondary Education MA Degree program for students with mathematics certification in grades 7-12.
  • MTH 501 - Structure Modern Geometry
    Informal development of geometry. Recommended for pre- service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or in the twelve hour content block of the Secondary Education MA Degree program for students with mathematics certification in grades 7-12.
  • MTH 512 - Regression Analysis
    Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weighted least- squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
  • MTH 513 - Experimental Designs
    Principles of experimentation; Analysis of variance; Latin square and related designs; Factorial designs, Response Surface; Robustness; Nested and Split-Plot designs.
  • MTH 518 - Biostatistics
    Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications. Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA, multiple comparisons. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP.
  • MTH 520 - Nonparametric Statistics
    Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distribution-free methods for practical statistical inference problems inn hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank procedures and randomization procedures.
  • MTH 525 - Sampling Design and Estimation
    Coverage of the theory and applications of a variety of sampling designs; sample size determination; ratio and regression estimates; comparisons among the designs.
  • MTH 527 - Advanced Calculus I
    The number system, limits, sequences, partial differentia- tion with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.
  • MTH 528 - Advanced Calculus II
    The number system, limits, sequences, parital differentia- tion with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, infinite series.
  • MTH 545 - Probability and Statistics I
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applica- tions. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments. Parametric statistics: sampling methods, estima- tion of parameters, tests of hypotheses.
  • MTH 546 - Probability and Statistics II
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applica- tions. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments. Parametric statistics: sampling methods, estima- tion of parameters, tests of hypotheses.
  • MTH 548 - Modern Geometries
    Finite geometrics, basic background material for the modern development of Euclidean Geometry, other geometries.
  • MTH 549 - Projective Geometry
    Projective geometry using both synthetic and algebraic methods.
  • MTH 550 - Modern Algebra I
    Structure of the abstract mathematical systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and applications from Number Theory.
  • MTH 552 - Modern Algebra II
    Structure of the abstract mathematical systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and application from Number Theory.
  • MTH 564 - Statistical Computing
    Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.
  • MTH 570 - Applied Survival Analysis
    Survival and hazard functions, parametric and non-parametric methods, models and inteferences for survival data, proportional hazard, and regression diagnosis. (PR: MTH 545, or permission)
  • MTH 580 - Special Topics
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 580 - SpTp:
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 580 - SpTp: Alg Thinking for Tchrs
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 580 - SpTp: Algebra and Teachers
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 580 - SpTp: Math Meth and Mat Teacher
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 581 - Special Topics
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
  • MTH 589 - Graduate Mathematics Seminar
    A seminar on topics relevant to graduate students in mathematics, including college-level teaching, conducting research, professional ethics, and mathematics careers. THis course does not satisfy any degree requirements.
  • MTH 589 - TA Seminar
    A seminar on topics relevant to graduate students in mathematics, including college-level teaching, conducting research, professional ethics, and mathematics careers. THis course does not satisfy any degree requirements.
  • MTH 610 - Advanced Modern Algebra
    The structure of semigroups, groups, rings, fields, modules, vector spaces, lattices and related topics.
  • MTH 613 - Mathematical Modeling
  • MTH 615 - Partial Differential Equations
  • MTH 616 - Advanced Differential Equ
  • MTH 630 - Topology I
    General topology including separation axioms, connectedness, compactness, convergence, continuity, metric spaces, product and quotient spaces.
  • MTH 631 - Topology II
    General topology including separation axioms, connectedness, compactness, convergence, continuity, metric spaces, product and quotient spaces.
  • MTH 635 - Graph Theory and Combinatorics
    The course is designed to introduce students in mathematical sciences to the theorems, techniques and applications of graph theory and combinatorics.
  • MTH 640 - Complex Variables I
    A study of algebra, topology, and geometry of the complex plane; holomorphic functions; conformal mapping; analytic functions and analytic continuation; complex integration; representation theorems; convergence theorems and related topics.
  • MTH 641 - Complex Variables II
    A study of algebra, topology, and geometry of the complex plane; holomorphic functions; conformal mapping; analytic functions and analytic continuation; complex integration; representation theorems; convergence theorems and related topics.
  • MTH 642 - Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MTH 643 - Numerical Analysis
  • MTH 650 - Real Variables I
    A study of measure and integration and related topics.
  • MTH 655 - Number Theory
    A survey of some basic properties of the integers: divisibility (prime numbers,factorization,perfect numbers), congruences (modular arithmetic, linear and quadratic congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem), and Diophantine equations.
  • MTH 660 - Stochastic Processes
    Theory and applications of Markov chains.
  • MTH 661 - Adv Math Statistics
    Topics in mathematical statistics including distribution theory for functions of random variables, covergence con- cepts, sufficient statistics, finding optimal estimates for parameters, optimal tests of hypotheses.
  • MTH 662 - Multivar Math Statistics
    Multivariate distribution theory and statistical inference including estimation and tests concerning mean vectors and covariance matrices (maximum-liklihood and liklihood-ratio techniques emphasized).
  • MTH 663 - Time Series Forecasting
  • MTH 667 - Num Partial Diff Equations
    Finite difference methods for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic PDEs. Study of properties such as consistency, convergence, and stability. Computer implementation.
  • MTH 681 - Thesis
  • MTH 690 - Special Topics
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Adv Distribution Funct
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Algebraic Combinatorics
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Appl Survival Analysis
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Biostatistics
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Coding Theory
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Data Mining
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Design Theory
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Game Theory
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Hilbert's 10th Problem
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Number Theory II
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • MTH 690 - SpTp: Time Scale Calculus
    Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
  • NRE 111 - Living Systems
    This course is designed to equip students to observe and create their own questions, test them, and continue the process of scientific inquiry related to living systems.
  • NRE 120 - Discussions in Envrion Science
    Critical thinking course designed to examine and explore issues in environmental science including protection of terrestrial and aquatic resources and production of energy and food for a growing population.
  • NRE 212 - Energy
    The course introduces the students to the properties and the interfaces of biological and physical systems with emphasis on energy concepts, production and distribution in both systems.
  • NRE 220 - Human Dimensions of Nat Res
    This course provides an overview of human-nature relationship from the perspective of conservation and natural resource management.
  • NRE 320 - Nature Enviro Problems
    The effects of human activity on ecological, political, economic, and cultural systems are examined. Particular attention is given to present human population growth, industrial activities, and energy availability.
  • NRE 321 - Resol Environ Problems
    Students examine case studies of current environmental problems and propose methods of remediation. Cultural, political, economic, as well as ecological and physiographic factors are considered.
  • NRE 322 - Assess I: Terrestrial Systems
    Use of scientific procedure and current technology to characterize and quantify sensitive elements of terrestrial ecosystems and to assess human impact on these systems.
  • NRE 323 - Assessment II: Aquatic Ecology
    Use of scientific procedures and current technology to characterize and quantify sensitive elements of aquatic ecosystems and to assess human impact on these systems.
  • NRE 423 - GIS and Data Systems
    Course focuses on the relationships among the scientific method, data structures, and geographic images. Students relate hypothesis formation and databases through the development of ARCMap documents.
  • NRE 425 - Water Policy and Regulations
    Examination of how aquatic resources are protected for humans and species of concern by current regulatory framework.
  • NRE 431 - Aquatic Toxicology
    This course will introduce students to the principles of aquatic toxicology including regulations driving biological criteria, development of laboratory toxicity testing and test methodology.
  • NRE 435 - Biomonitoring
    Biomonitoring is the use of organisms to assess habitat and water quality of a stream. Current aquatic biomonitoring focuses on the utilization of benthic invertebrates and fishes communities.
  • NRE 480 - SpTp: Mgt Of Service Orgs
    A course covering topics not treated in regular course offerings.
  • NRE 480 - SpTp: Watershed Protection
    A course covering topics not treated in regular course offerings.
  • NRE 481 - SpTp: Resort Management
    A course covering topics not treated in regular course offerings.
  • NRE 482 - SpTp: Hospitality and Tourism
    A course covering topics not treated in regular course offerings.
  • NRE 490 - ES/NRRM Capstone Prep
    Prepares students for the senior project, internship experience, and for careers beyond graduation. Life skills are introduced by building on communication, organization, and project management skills (capstone).
  • NRE 491 - ES Senior Capstone
    Students develop and complete a research project under the direction of a faculty member in the NRE department (capstone).
  • NRE 531 - Aqua Toxicology
    This course will introduce students to the principles of aquatic toxicology including regulations driving biological criteria, development of laboratory toxicity testing and test methodology.
  • NRRM 101 - Intro Natural Res and Rec Mgmt
    An orientation to the profession and its settings, emphasizing history, trends, concepts, and relationships to other fields.
  • NRRM 200 - Analytical Methods: Statistics
    Students develop an understanding of statistical reasoning through the use of software to generate, summarize, and draw conclusions from data. Course enhances statistical technique dexterity through analysis of applied problems.
  • NRRM 231 - Nature Study
    Designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of and for the delivery of nature based educational programs offered through an experiential framework.
  • NRRM 310 - Environmental Interpretation
    Principles and techniques of environmental interpretation as practiced in federal, state, and private agencies.
  • NRRM 320 - Sports and Campus Rec Mgmt
    This course will deal with the fields of recreational sports and campus recreation management. It will present the foundations of both fields, the development, implementation, and trends in today's programs.
  • NRRM 350 - Adventure Education Leadership
    This course focuses on preparing students to be outdoor adventure education leaders, facilitating programs in both the front and back country utilizing adventure education techniques in an outdoor setting.
  • NRRM 361 - Visitor Behavior in NRRM
    This course provides an overview and analysis of individual and group behavior as it pertains to consumer activity in the context of recreation and tourism resource environments.
  • NRRM 402 - Research Eval and Assess in NRRM
    Theoretical & practical approach to research, evaluation and assessment of the social sciences of natural resources and recreational management.
  • NRRM 405 - Park and Recreation Ecology
    The course is designed to help students identify and evaluate the level of resource impact, understand factors that cause impacts, and suggest management actions to minimize impacts under given conditions.
  • NRRM 432 - Wilderness/Protected Area Mgmt
    This course will examine the historic and current philosophies of wilderness and protected area management as applicable to NGOs, local, state, and federal land management programs.
  • NRRM 490 - Internship
    A supervised 40-hour per week, 6 week internship in which the students work with park and recreation agencies. (PR: NRRM major. Advisor approval required.)
  • NRRM 502 - Assess and Eval Rec Service
    Theoretical & practical approach to evaluation as applied to recreation & leisure services. Emphasis will be upon developing sound assessment & evaluation methodology applicable to recreation & leisure studies (PR: NRRM 101)
  • PHY 101 - Conceptual Physics
    Introduces nonscience majors to applications of physics in life. Emphasises conceptual understanding of basic prin- ciples in classical and modern physics. Recommended for science students with no high school physics. (PR: MTH 120, 121 or MTH 123).
  • PHY 101L - Conceptual Physics Lab
    Conceptual Physics Laboratory. A laboratory course designed to include the principles and applications of physics that are introduced in Physics 101. (CR: PHY 101) 2 lab.
  • PHY 201 - General Physics
    First half of an introduction to physics for life-science students, using algebra and vectors by triangles: force, energy, particle dynmaics, rotation, fluids, waves, thermal phenomena.
  • PHY 202 - General Physics I Laboratory
    Laboratory to accompany PHY 201 or PHY 211, focusing on mechanics concepts and applications.
  • PHY 202 - General Physics Lab
    Laboratory to accompany PHY 201 or PHY 211, focusing on mechanics concepts and applications.
  • PHY 203 - College Physics II
    Second half of an introduction to physics for students of natural (life) sciences, using algebra and vectors by triangles: E&M fields, circuits; ray optics, interference; atoms, nuclei.
  • PHY 203 - General Physics
    Second half of an introduction to physics for students of natural (life) sciences, using algebra and vectors by triangles: E&M fields, circuits; ray optics, interference; atoms, nuclei.
  • PHY 204 - General Physics Lab
    Laboratory to accompany PHY 203 or PHY 213, focusing on classical E&M, circuits, and optics.
  • PHY 211 - Principles of Physics
    First half of an introduction to physics for students of physical science or engineering, using calculus and vectors by components: force, energy, particle dynamics, rotation, fluids, waves, thermodynamics.
  • PHY 213 - Principles of Physics
    Second half of an introduction to physics for students of physical science or engineering, using calculus and vectors by components: E&M fields, circuits; ray optics, interference; atoms, nuclei.
  • PHY 222 - Investigate the Universe
    A creative laboratory course designed to give students an opporutnity to work with modern research equipment, with ample time to conduct experiments and/or investigate phenomenae of their choosing.
  • PHY 300 - Electricity and Magnetism
    A course including the study of electrostatics, magneto- statics, electromagnetic induction, introduction to Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves. 3 lec.
  • PHY 302 - Electricity and Magnetism
    A study of Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves, radiation theory, optical phenomena, and electrodynamics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 304 - Optics
    An intermediate course in geometrical and physical optics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 308 - Thermal Physics
    An intermediate course in geometrical and physical optics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 314 - Electronic Physics
    A study of transistors, integrated circuits and their associated circuits. 3 lec.
  • PHY 320 - Intro Modern Physics
    An introductory study of atomic and molecular theories, relativity, quantum theory, and nuclear physics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 330 - Mechanics
    An intermediate study of the fundamental principles of statics of particles and rigid bodies, momentum and energy, dynamics of particles, harmonic oscillations, and wave motion. 3 lec.
  • PHY 350 - Biomedical Physics
    Physical principles underlying the mechanisms by which living organisms survive, adapt, grow. Will enhance writing skills and strategies. 2 lec - 2 lab. (PR: PHY 203 or 213, and PHY 204)
  • PHY 405 - Optics Lab
  • PHY 415 - Electronics Lab
  • PHY 420 - Astrophysics
    A detailed study of core problems in Astrophysics such as orbital dynamics, radiation processes, stellar structure and evolution, galactic dynamics, and cosmology.
  • PHY 421 - Modern Physics Lab
  • PHY 425 - Solid State Physics
    The course provides a broad introduction to the structure and physical properties of solids. It also serves as a basis for advanced courses in solid state and condensed matter physics.
  • PHY 442 - Quantum Mechanics
    A study of waves and particles, the Schroedinger and Heisenberg formulations, particles in potential fields, scattering and perturbation theories, and application to atomic and nuclear structure. 3 lec.
  • PHY 443 - Quantum Mechanics II
    This is the second part of a two-semester introduction to quantum mechanics. Emphasis is on applications of quantum theory including approximation techniques and the study of more realistic quantum systems.
  • PHY 444 - Advanced Laboratory
    Developments in producing and detecting correlated photon pairs has enabled implementation of undergraduate laboratories demonstrating fundamental quantum mechanical principles. This laboratory also incorpates fundamental solid state and materials science experiments.
  • PHY 445 - Math Methods of Physics
    An introduction to theory of orthogonal functions, curvilinear coordinate systems, vector and tensor fields, and their applications in physics. Problems are drawn from different areas of physics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 481 - SpTp: SPOT Training
    By permission of department chairman.
  • PHY 491 - Capstone
    To give a capstone expeience to physics majors in their junior or senior years by applying the principles of physics to the solution of real life problems. (PR: CSD 203, or 218 and lab).
  • PHY 492 - Capstone
    To give a capstone experience to physics majors in their junior or senior years by applying the principles of physics to the solution of real life problems. (PR: PHY 491)
  • PHY 505 - Optics Lab
  • PHY 515 - Electronics Lab
  • PHY 521 - Modern Physics Lab
  • PHY 525 - Solid State Physics
    The purpose of this course is to provide a broad introduction to the structures and physical properties of solids, which are of extraordinary importance in the modern world.
  • PHY 542 - Quantum Mechanics
    Mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics, particles in potential fields, perturbation theory and other approxima- tion methods, scattering, applications to simple systems. 3 lec.
  • PHY 543 - Quantum Mechanics II
    This is the second part of a two-semester introduction to quantum mechanics. Emphasis is on applications of quantum theory including approximation techniques and the study of more realistic quantum systems.
  • PHY 544 - Advanced Lab
    Developments in producing and detecting correlated photon pairs has enabled implementation of undergraduate laboratories demonstrating fundamental quantum mechanical principles. This laboratory also incorporates fundamental solid state and materials science experiments.
  • PHY 545 - Math Methods of Physics
    An introduction to the theory of orthogonal functions, curv- ilinear coordinate systems, vector and tensor fields and their applications in Physics. Problems are drawn from different areas of physics. 3 lec.
  • PHY 580 - SpTp: Astro Physics
  • PHY 581 - SpTp: SPOT Training
  • PHY 600 - Electricity and Magnetism I
    A study of electrostatics and associated boundary-value problems, electric multipoles and macroscopic media, dielectrics, magnetostatics, time-varying fields, Maxwell equations and conservation laws, plane electromagnetic waves and wave propagation.
  • PHY 625 - Condensed Matter Physics
    This course studies complex phenomena that occur in solids and quantum liquids, and exposes the students to some theoretical tools used to describe the basic interactions behind these phenomena.
  • PHY 630 - Classical Mechanics
    Study of variational principes and Lagrange's equations, the two-body central force problem, the kinematics and dynamics of rigid-body motion, Hamilton equations of motion, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, and small oscillations.
  • PHY 645 - Methods of Math. Physics
    This course will review and develop theories of real and complex analysis, group theory, tensors, special functions, differential and integral transforms, emphasizing their application to electrodynamics, quantum statistical mechanics, etc.
  • PHY 682 - Thesis Research
  • PLS 101 - Intro Natural Res and Rec Mgmt
    An orientation to the profession and its settings, emphasizing history, trends, concepts and relationships to other fields.
  • PLS 230 - NR and Park Mgmt and Operation
    This course focuses on the origin and conceptual development of parks and protected lands, the study of management and operation practices of these areas, specifically considering the physical resources.
  • PLS 231 - Natural History
    Designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of and for the delivery of nature based educational programs offered through an experiential framework.
  • PLS 231 - Nature Study
    Designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of and for the delivery of nature based educational programs offered through an experiential framework.
  • PLS 301 - Intro to Outdoor Recreation
    Organization, administration and delivery of outdoor recreation activities and resources. Emphasis upon federal, state, and local government programs and areas.
  • PLS 310 - Environmental Interpretation
    Principles and techniques of environmental interpretation as practiced in federal, state and private agencies.
  • PLS 320 - Sports and Campus Rec Mgmt
    This course will deal with the fields of recreational sports and campus recreation management. It will present the foundations of both fields, the development, implementation and trends in today's programs.
  • PLS 330 - Concepts Philosophies in NRRM
    A systematic approach to the concepts and philosophies for managing wildland, wilderness, and protected areas.
  • PLS 330 - Wildland Rec Management
    A systematic approach to the concepts and philosophies for managing wildland, wilderness, and protected areas.
  • PLS 340 - Special Event Management
    This course will study the processes for event facilitation. Special attention will be given to the roles and skills utilized by a variety of recreation managers.
  • PLS 350 - Adventure Education Leadership
    This course focuses on preparing students to be outdoor adventure education leaders, facilitating programs in both the front and back country utilizing adventure education techniques in an outdoor setting.
  • PLS 360 - Sustainable Tourism
    This course will examine the critical issues addressed by sustainable tourism, which are the positive and negative influences of tourism on the destination's economy, society/culture, and environment.
  • PLS 361 - Visitor Behavior in NRRM
    This course provides an overview and analysis of individual and group behavior as it pertains to consumer activity in the context of recreation and tourism resource environments.
  • PLS 362 - Ecotourism: Admin and Mgmt
    This course will examine the theoretical foundations, applications and best management practices in ecotourism. Other minor topics include: sustainability, nature-based and adventure tourism; sociocultural, environmental, and economic impacts of ecotourism.
  • PLS 401 - Admin Nat Resources Park and Rec
    Considers administrative practice for various recreation, parks, and protected lands organizational structures. Includes administrative processes, supervision of personnel, budgeting, and public relations primarily in the non-profit sector.
  • PLS 402 - Research Eval and Assess in NRRM
    Theoretical & practical approach to research, evaluation and assessment of the social sciences of natural resources and recreational management.
  • PLS 405 - Park and Recreation Ecology
    The course is designed to help students identify and evaluate the level of resource impact, understand factors that cause impacts, and suggest management actions to minimize impacts under given conditions.
  • PLS 410 - Maint of Nat Res and Rec
    A study of the knowledge and skills necessary to supervise and administer the general development and maintenance of park and recreation areas and facilities.
  • PLS 411 - Nat Area and Park Plan and Design
    Basic considerations in the planning and design of natural areas, parks, recreation, and sport area infrastructure, facilities and structures, including associated amenities.
  • PLS 431 - Forest Recreation Planning
    A forest recreation planning course utilizing the functional planning approach based upon demand and site capability analysis. 3 lec-2 lab.
  • PLS 432 - Wilderness/Protected Area Mgmt
    This course will examine the historic and current philosophies of wilderness and protected area management as applicable to NGOs, local, state, and federal land management programs.
  • PLS 433 - GIS/RS in Natural Resources
    Focusing on natural resource management, the course will explore techniques and procedures required for spatially explicit data analysis in park and protected area applications.
  • PLS 450 - Intro OHV Recreation
  • PLS 451 - Plan Design OHV Trails
  • PLS 452 - Construction OHV Trails
    A course designed to instruct students in contemporary methods and tchniques of constructing OHV trails and related facilities.
  • PLS 453 - Op Mgt OHV Trail Systems
  • PLS 480 - SpTp: Intercultural Leadership
  • PLS 480 - SpTp: Mgmt of Service Orgs
  • PLS 480 - SpTp: Mgt Of Service Orgs
  • PLS 480 - SpTp: Parks and Rec Ecology
  • PLS 480 - SpTp:Cross Cultural Leadership
  • PLS 481 - SpTp: GIS/RS Resrch Mthd in NR
  • PLS 481 - SpTp: Resort Management
  • PLS 481 - SpTp: Strength-Based Leadershi
  • PLS 482 - SpTp: Hospitality and Tourism
  • PLS 482 - SpTp: Intercult Leadership
  • PLS 482 - SpTp: Student Leadership Pract
  • PLS 483 - SpTp: Intercultural Leadership
  • PLS 483 - SpTp:Strength Based Leadership
  • PLS 490 - Internship
    A supervised. 40-hour per week, 6 week internship in which the students work with park and recreation agencies. (PR: NRRM major. Advisor approval required.)
  • PLS 501 - Admin Parks and Recreation
    Considers administrative practice and various organizational structures. Includes administrative processes, supervision of personnel, budgeting, and public relations. Requires conducting a case study of an existisng park and recreation department, including fiscal and personnel policies and an analysis of the effectiveness of such policies.
  • PLS 502 - Assess and Eval Rec Service
    Theoretical & practical approach to evaluation as applied to recreation & leisure services. Emphasis will be upon developing sound assessment & evaluation methodology applicable to recreation & leisure studies. (PR: PLS 101)
  • PLS 511 - Rec Areas and Facilities
    Basic considerations in the planning and design of recreationsl and sport areas, facilities, and structures including associated amenities.
  • PLS 531 - Forest Recreation Plan
    Utilizes the functional planning approach based upon demand and site capability analysis. Student conducts an in-depth recreation capability analysis in an existing park facility, presents this in written form; reviews the current literature on forest recreation development, and makes a final oral report. 3 lec.- 2 lab.
  • PLS 550 - Intro OHV Recreation
  • PLS 551 - Plan Design OHV Trails
  • PLS 552 - Construction of OHV Trails
    A course designed to instruct students in contemporary methods and techniques of construction OHV trails and related facilities.
  • PLS 553 - Op Mgt OHV Trail Systems
  • PLS 580 - GIS/RS in Natural Resources
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 580 - SpTp: GIS/RS in Natural Resour
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 580 - SpTp: GIS/RS Natural Resource
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 580 - SpTp: Parks and Rec Ecology
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 580 - SpTp:GIS/RS Natural Resource
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 580 - SpTp:Park and Recreation Ecology
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 581 - SpTp: GIS/RS Rsrch Meth in NR
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PLS 581 - SpTp:Park and Recreation Ecology
    Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • PS 101 - Introductory Astronomy (CT)
    A survey of the past, present, and future of the Universe, from our solar system, to the nearby stars, our Milky Way galaxy and far beyond.
  • PS 109 - General Physical Science
    The course covers the basic principles and concepts of the universe including energy, and its various forms. Force, motion, electricity, magnetism, the wave theory of light and sound and astronomy are also studied.
  • PS 109L - Gen Physical Science Lab
    Selected experiments relating to measurement, force, work, energy, astronomy, light and electricity.
  • PS 110 - General Physical Science
    The course covers the basic principles and concepts of chemistry, geology, and metorology. The crust of the earth, minerals, rocks, chemical reactions are studied.
  • PS 110L - Gen Physical Science Lab
    Selected experiments relating to chemistry, geology, and meteorology.
  • PS 120 - PS for Teachers: Planets
    A conceptual study of the Earth's relation to the other members of the solar system and its place in the Universe. (Part of a 3 course sequence for K-9 education majors).
  • PS 121 - PS for Teachers: Chemistry
    PS 121 is a part of a 3 course sequence of Physical Science for K-9 Education majors. Includes 2-hr, 1 credit lab.
  • PS 122 - PS for Teachers: Physics
    PS 122 is part of a 3 course sequence of Physical Science for K-9 Education majors. Includes 2-hr, 1 credit lab.
  • PS 325 - Dev Scientific Thought
    An introduction to the history and nature of science emphasizing the logic of scientific reasoning and progress with social and historical influences. Includes lab.
  • PS 410 - Remote Sensing w Applications
    A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis computer software systems with earth resource applications. (PR: PHY 203 and PHY 204)
  • PS 411 - Image Processing/Modeling
    A study of image processing/geographic information and spatial analysis hardware/software systems, concurrent and parallel image processing modeling scenarios utilizing geobiophysical data for computer simulation modeling and practicum. (PR: PS 410)
  • PS 510 - Remote Sensing w Applications
    A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis computer software systems with earth resource applications.
  • PS 511 - Image Processing/Modeling
    A study of image processing/geographic information and spatial analysis hardware/software systems, concurrent and parallel image processing modeling scenarios utilizing geobiophysical data for computer simulation modeling and practicum. (PR: PS 510)
  • PS 660 - Independent Studies
    Advanced independent study topics to provide additional individual research and classroom/laboratory opportunities.
  • PS 661 - Independent Studies
    Advanced independent study topics to provide additional individual research and classroom/laboratory opportunities.
  • PS 670 - Advanced Practicum
    Advanced problem solving, geobiophysical modeling, and project development techniques in the physical sciences.
  • PS 681 - Thesis Research
    Credit earned by pursuing directed original research in a physical science area. A grade of PR may be reported at the close of each semester.
  • STA 225 - Introductory Statistics
    Introduction to statistical analysis.
  • STA 225 - Introductory Statistics (CT)
    Introduction to statistical analysis.
  • STA 345 - Applied Prob and Stat
    Statistical methods in scientific/engineering research, with emphasis on applications. Probability modeling, experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA/factor analysis. Implementation using statistical software such as Excel/SAS.
  • STA 412 - Regression Analysis
    Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weithted least-squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
  • STA 413 - Experimental Designs
    Analysis of variance an covariance models with derivations using calculus; detailed testing of model assumptions and remedial measures (as transformations) to yield adequate models; use of various statistical designs.
  • STA 420 - Nonparametric Statistics
    Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distribution-free methods for practical statistical inference problems in hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank procedures and randomization procedures.
  • STA 422 - Time Series Forecasting
    Finding statistical models to represent various time dependent phenomena and processes; coverage of a variety of forecasting techniques, with an emphasis on adaptive, regression, and Box-Jenkins procedures.
  • STA 445 - Probability and Statistics I
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments.
  • STA 446 - Probability and Statistics II
    Statistical inference: estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses. Regression, analysis of variance.
  • STA 464 - Statistical Computing
    Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.
  • STA 466 - Stochastic Processes
    Review of probability theory. Topics include stationary processes, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, Markovian queuing systems, random walks, renewal processes, Brownian motion and Markov Chain Monte Carlo.
  • STA 470 - Applied Survival Analysis
    Survival and hazard functions, parametric and non-parametric methods, models and inferences for survival data, and regression diagnosis. (PR: C or better in STA 445, or by permission).
  • STA 512 - Regression Analysis
    Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weighted least-squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
  • STA 513 - Experimental Designs
    Principles of experimentation; Analysis of variance; Latin square and related designs; Factorial designs, Response Surface; Robustness; Nested and Split-Plot designs.
  • STA 518 - Biostatistics
    Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications. Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA, multiple comparisons. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP. May not be used for any degree offered by the Department of Mathematics.
  • STA 520 - Nonparametric Statistics
    Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distribution-free markets for practical statistical inference problems in hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank procedures and randomization procedures.
  • STA 545 - Probability and Statistics I
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectations, and moments.
  • STA 546 - Probability and Statistics II
    Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectations, and moments.
  • STA 564 - Statistical Computing
    Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics. (CR/PR: STA 545 or STA 546)
  • STA 570 - Applied Survival Analysis
  • STA 660 - Stochastic Processes
    Theory and applications of Markov chains. (PR: MTH 545)
  • STA 661 - Adv Math Statistics
    Topics in mathematical statistics including distribution theory for functions of random variables, convergence concepts, sufficient statistics, finding optimal estimates for parameters, optimal test of hypotheses. (PR: MTH 546)
  • STA 662 - Multivar Math Statistics
    Multivariate distribution theory and statistical inference including estimation and tests concerning mean vectors and covariance matrices (maximum likelihood and likelihood-ratio techniques emphasized). (PR: MTH 545)
  • STA 663 - Time Series Forecasting
    Finding statistical models to represent various time-dependent phenomena and processes; coverage of a variety of forecasting techniques, with an emphasis on adaptive, regression, and Box-Jenkins procedures.

Subjects

* This course listing is not authoritative. It provides an example of courses offered; actual course offerings may vary. Course information, including prerequisites and co-requisites, may be incomplete or missing. Students should refer to their catalog, their academic advisor(s), and/or the COS Office of Student Services for current course information.