Courses offered by the College of Science

BSC 120 - Principles of Biology
Study of core biological principles common to all organisms. Intended for science majors and pre-professional students.
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. Does not count towards a major in Biological Sciences.
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 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 491 - Capstone Experience
A student-driving research or career shadowing experience under a qualified mentor. Must be approved by the Department of Biological Sciences prior to registration.
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 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.
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 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 interactions with each other. Development of theories and applications of the principles of energetics, dynamics and structure. Intended primarily for science majors and preprofessional 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.
CHM 218 - Principles of Chem Lab II
A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 2l2.
CHM 355 - Organic Chemistry I
A systematic study of organic chemistry including modern structural theory, spectroscopy, and stereochemistry; application of these topics to the study of reactions and their mechanisms and applications to synthesis. 3 lec.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
CJ 325 - Juvenile Justice
A survey of the process--the police, the courts, and corrections--through which the juvenile delinquent passes.
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 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.
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.
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 122 - Plane Trigonometry
Definitions of circular functions; graphs to trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, and applications.
MTH 127 - College Algebra-Expanded
A brief but careful review of the main techniques of algebra. Polynomials, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. 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.
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 230 - Calculus/Analytic Geom II
A study of the conics and transcendental functions, techniques of integration, 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 480 - SpTp: Practical Mathematics
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.
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.)
PHY 101 - Conceptual Physics
Introduces nonscience majors to applications of physics in life. Emphasizes conceptual understanding of basic principles in classical and modern physics. Recommended for science students with no high school physics.
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 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 204 - General Physics Lab
Laboratory to accompany PHY 203 or PHY 213, focusing on classical E&M, circuits, and optics.
STA 150 - Foundations of Statistics
A critical thinking course on the basic foundation of Statistics for non-majors, allowing them to better prepare, develop and harness discipline-specific skills.
STA 150B - Foundations of Stats-Expanded
A critical thinking course on the basic foundation of Statistics for non-majors with algebra review, allowing them to better prepare, develop and harness discipline-specific skills.
STA 150L - Foundations of Statistics Lab
A lab to provide training in using the SPSS software in Foundations of Statistics for non-majors.
STA 225 - Introductory Statistics (CT)
Introduction to statistical analysis.