Aug 25, 2019  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APPENDIX


Courses Approved for 2017-2018 University Undergraduate Catalog

(New Courses and Course Modifications)
BIOL 2100 - Zoology
Credit Hours:  4
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 2200 - Molecular Biology of the Cell I
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  The third course for biology majors and persons who will be taking upper-level courses in biology.  An in-depth study of the structure of cells, the physiology of cells, and molecular biology designed to convey basic knowledge about cells that will be needed as background for upper-level biology courses.  This is the first course of a two-course sequence in molecular and cell biology for majors.

 

BIOL 2220 - Molecular Biology of Cells II
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  This course is designed for students majoring in Biology and other life sciences majors.  It is the second semester of a two semester course.  BIOL 22XX consists of an in-depth study of the molecules of cells, structure of cells, and various processes cells carry out, with a focus on cell biology and the relationship of cell biology to human diseases.  The purpose of the course is to convey basic knowledge about molecular processes carried out in cells, in particular eukaryotic cells. The study of cell biology will be needed as background for upper-division Biology courses.

 

BIOL 2400 - General Biology
Credit Hours:  4
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 3300 - Molecular Cell Biology
Credit Hours:  4
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 3400 - Ecology
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4000 - Cell Physiology
Credit Hours:  4
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4110 - Vertebrate Histology
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4300 - Advanced Human Physiology
Credit Hours:  4
Course Description:  A study of the physiology of human organ systems and their interrelationship.  Endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, and excretory systems will be evaluated with special emphasis placed on membrane transport, fluid chemistry, and hormonal control as related to regulating homeostasis.  Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week.

 

BIOL 4550 - Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4630 - Seminar in Biotechnology
Credit Hours:  1
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4650 - Eukaryotic Microbiology
Credit Hours:  2
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4750 - Biomedical Botany
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4850 - Comparative Animal Physiology
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

BIOL 4900 - Local Flora
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  THIS COURSE WILL BE DEACTIVATED

 

EDU 2010 - Praxis Core Preparation
Credit Hours:  2
Course Description:  This course is designed to prepare prospective teacher candidates for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators exam.  Emphasis is placed on content specifications of the exam, study skills and practice examinations.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the content necessary for successful completion of the Praxis Core Skills for Educators: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics examinations.

 

EDU 4121 - Methods and Materials in Physical Education
Credit Hours:  3
Course Modification:  Credit Hours changed from 3 to 6 hours.

 

HLS 3800 - Countering Violent Extremism in Rural Jails and Prisons
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  This course provides a background in threat group radicalization and recruitment tactics.  It also presents information on how to gather, categorize, and develop plans for intervening in the recruitment and radicalization of new members for threat groups within the confines of rural jails and prisons.  It focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique breeding grounds for threat group recruitment and radicalization, examines the processes by which recruitment and radicalization occur, and discusses methods for strengthening the information gathering and sharing process.

 

INDS 2000 - Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  Learning about interdisciplinary studies involves self-assessment, self-reflection, goal setting, research, and articulation of knowledge.  This course will introduce students to the concepts, methods, and general knowledge of interdisciplinary study.  The course will address the various approaches to interdisciplinary studies and students will learn the fundamentals of interdisciplinary research as well as its more useful applications.  The course will be organized around a general subject designed by the instructor.  Emphasis is placed on the development of critical and analytical thinking skills, as well as written and oral communication.  In addition, students will be required to map a plan of study that considers preparation for career opportunities.

 

MATH 2010
Credit Hours:  5
Course Modification:  Credit Hours changed from 5 to 4 hours

 

MATH 4410
Credit Hours:  3
Course Modification:  Course renumbered from MATH 4410 to MATH 3420

 

PHRM 3500 - Pharmaceutical Data Sciences
Credit Hours:  3
Course Description:  This course consists of lectures and computer laboratory activities.  It will cover all the basic aspects of pharmaceutical data sciences.  These include, but not limited to, data storage & retrieval, file format and databases, basic statistics, data visualization, multivariate data analysis, clustering, classification, regression, and computer scripting to handle big data.  Emphasis will be placed on hands-on activities.  No prerequisite in computer science and statistics is required.

 

Programs Approved for 2017-2018 University Undergraduate Catalog

Aerospace Studies
Program Modification:  Minor in Aerospace Studies Added
Program Description:  Students may choose to minor in aerospace studies by completing a minimum of 18 semester hours in aerospace studies classes and one of the following classes:  POLS 3310, POLS 3730, POLS 3740, HLS 3000, HLS 3500, or HIST 3210.

 

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Program Modification:  Changes made Spring Semester Sophomore Year and Junior Year
Spring Semester Sophomore Year:  Add BIOL 2220-Molecular Biology of the Cell II (3 credit hours) and Move BIOL 3100-Genetics to Fall Semester Junior Year
Junior Year:  Move BIOL 3200 - General Microbiology from Fall to Spring Semester

 

Chemistry
Program Modification:  One Concentration Added
Concentrations:  Biochemistry Concentration

 

Computer Science and Business
Program Modification:  Two Concentrations Added
Concentrations:  Information and Communications Technology Concentration (ICT) and Computational Concentration

 

History
Program Modification:  Concentration Requirements Updated
Currently, the Department of History requires each History major to complete forty-two credit hours of required History courses and a twenty-four credit hour concentration.  The History Concentrations will now consist of twelve credit hours.