2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


Undergraduate Prerequisites Course Numbering
A “C-” or higher is required in all prerequisite courses 100-299 - Lower division undergraduate
  300-499 - Upper division undergraduate
  500-699 - Graduate
Search Tip 700-799 - Doctoral
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    BIOL 395 - Pathophysiology


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-394
    This course covers basic disease processes and their effect on the normal physiology of the human body.
  
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    BIOL 396 - Advanced Physiology Lab


    Credits: One (1)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-394 (previous or concurrent)
    This laboratory course, which accompanies BIOL 394, gives students an opportunity to get hands-on experience to enrich their knowledge of physiology concepts.
  
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    BIOL 401 - Research I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will introduce students to the full spectrum of scientific research. Students will conduct literature reviews, generate and collect data, analyze data, and write and present their results via posters and/or oral presentations.
    Cross-listed: CHEM-401
  
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    BIOL 402 - Research II


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will be a continuation of the research experiences students initiated in CHEM/BIOL 401.
    Cross-listed: CHEM-402
  
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    BIOL 403 - Research III


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will be a continuation of the research experiences students initiated in CHEM/BIOL402.

    Cross-listed: CHEM-403
  
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    BIOL 416 - Microbial Genetics


    Credits: Four
    Prerequisite: BIOL 316
    Corequisite: BIOL 416L

    Though invisible to the naked eye, microbes are all around us and play a vital role in biotechnology, agriculture, human health and in the health of the ecosystem that sustains us. Some microbes are detrimental to human health, while others help us digest food and protect us from harmful microbes. In this course, students will learn about the genetic mechanisms of microbial growth, the role that microbes play in human health and as human pathogens and agents of disease. Laboratory exercises will focus on two major independent research projects.
  
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    BIOL 416L - REQUIRED LAB - BIOL 416


    Credits: Zero
    Corequisite: BIOL 416

  
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    BIOL 418 - Applied Microbiology


    Credits: Four
    Prerequisite: BIOL 416
    Corequisite: BIOL 418L

    This course focuses on the role of microbes in ecology, environmental remediation and engineering, food safety and technology, industrial microbiology, pharmaceutical microbiology and agricultural biotechnology. In lab we will focus on one major research project in applied microbiology and we will take several field trips to local businesses that employ applied microbiology.
  
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    BIOL 418L - REQUIRED LAB - BIOL 418


    Credits: Zero
    Prerequisite: BIOL 416
    Corequisite: BIOL 418

  
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    BIOL 493 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    BIOL 495 - Biology Internship


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Students are supervised in field, laboratory, and other life sciences placements in non-profit community agencies, government facilities or business. Placements may focus on basic or applied research, product development and quality This course is an advanced graduate study of the submicroscopic, microscopic and gross anatomy, and the functions of the human central and peripheral nervous system.
    Note: The course is intended for students in the doctoral degree program in physical therapy.
  
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    BIOL 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Status
  
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    BIOL 498 - Advanced Topics Seminar


    Credits: Two (2)
    The advanced topics seminar provides students an opportunity for advanced inquiry into topics of biological interest and importance, and development of skills in technical and professional reading.
    Cross-listed: CHEM-498, ENV-498, SCI-498
  
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    BIOL 499 - MLS Internship


    Credits: Zero (0)
    MLS majors apply for admittance to the St. John Mercy Medical Center School of Clinical Laboratory Science in November of their junior year (if in the 4 year program) or senior year (if in the 5 year program). The internship is a 51 week program providing lectures and bench instruction in each of the major clinical areas.
    Note: Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for a national certification examination.
  
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    BIOL 510 - Gross Anatomy I


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102 or BIOL-118
    This is an advanced graduate study of the gross anatomy of the human, including lectures and the complete dissection of a human cadaver.
    Note: The course is intended for students in the doctoral degree program in physical therapy.
  
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    BIOL 510L - Required Lab-Biol 510


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: BIOL-510

  
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    BIOL 511 - Neuroanatomy


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-510
  
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    BIOL 512 - Gross Anatomy II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-510
    This graduate course is a continuation of BIOL 510.
  
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    BUS 106 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship


    Credits: Three (3)
    Introduction to Entrepreneurship is designed for students of all majors who wish to learn about the entrepreneurial process.  The course explores methods for starting and maintaining business ventures, and also explores the importance of entrepreneurship  in our economy.  Specifically, students will learn about the role and duties of an entrepreneur, business plans, business operations, forecasting and risk management.

     

     

  
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    BUS 150 - Business Communications


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ENGL-101
    In today’s business world, effective communication, whether it is delivered face-to-face or in a written format, is essential. This course increases the ability of students to express themselves effectively through various forms of communications channels. The course is designed to enhance the quality of student’s communication skills.
  
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    BUS 280 - Business Law I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course examines legal rights and ethics, crimes, torts, contracts, personal property, bailments and sales.
  
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    BUS 293 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    BUS 314 - Operations Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-321, MATH-141, or ISYS-241
    This course examines business operations as they relate to both product and service type components. The course provides techniques of production and operation, as well as techniques for service type organizations.
  
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    BUS 325 - International Business


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-321
    This course introduces the field of international business. Topics include national economic and cultural differences, international trade policies and institutions, foreign direct investment, regional economic integration, global investment and competition, and current international business developments.
  
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    BUS 380 - Business Law II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BUS-280
    This course examines commercial paper, secured transactions, bankruptcy, insurance, employment, agency, partnerships, corporations and real property.
  
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    BUS 393 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    BUS 431 - Small Business Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-321 and ACCT-211
    The course develops the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and exploit entrepreneurial opportunities through the development, organization and effective operation of a small business.
  
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    BUS 435 - Supply Chain Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BUS-314
    This course provides a study of how purchasing, inventory, suppliers, and logistic systems are managed, coordinated and integrated to form effective supply chains. Issues such as supplier audits, outsourcing, electronic and virtual markets, electronic data interchange (EDI), and global business networks will be examined in depth. Both quantitative and qualitative analysis will be used to evaluate supply chain management systems.
  
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    BUS 440 - Project Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-321
    This course is designed to teach students how to plan, execute and control business and technical projects in special event production, product development, marketing, process improvement, commercial real estate and sport business management. The course covers both the human and technical side of project management including theuse of Microsoft Project for planning and tracking project performance.

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    BUS 450 - Business Ethics


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ENGL-104 or ENGL-204H
    This course studies Historical and Contemporary Ethics from a management perspective to enable students to understand the impact of actions and decisions made in an organizational setting.
  
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    BUS 475 - Global Issues


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-476 and Senior Status
    This course is a culmination of the study of the process, institutions and problems associated with global businesses with an emphasis on the study of cultural traditions other than one’s own. The objective of the course is to promote awareness of the critical issues impacting global business activities and to provide the foundation on which a global business career can be developed
  
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    BUS 491 - Business Policies (Capstone)


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ISYS-100, BUS-150, ACCT-210, ACCT-211, ECON-201, ECON-202, BUS-280, MGMT-321, MKT-360, FIN-312, BUS-314, ISYS-241 OR MATH-141.
    This course is an integration of concepts from business core courses and develops the knowledge and skills necessary for strategic planning and decision making in a dynamic business environment.  The course employs a competitive, benchmarked business simulation experience involving cross-functional planning in Research and Development, Marketing, Production, Human Resources, Business Process Improvement and Finance.  Senior status is required and registration priority is given to graduating seniors.
  
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    BUS 493 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    BUS 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
  
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    BUS 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
  
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    BUS 499 - Internship


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
  
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    BUS 500 - Graduate Preparation Course


    Credits: Zero (0)
    This course provides all graduate students an opportunity to review essential content prior to starting a graduate program in the John E. Simon School of Business. This course consists of exercises involving paraphrasing, citing, avoiding plagiarism, and business math.
  
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    BUS 501 - Survey of Business


    Credits: One (1)
    This survey course examines the purposes, organization, and major activities of business operations. Emphasis is placed on understanding relationships of business, government, and the consumer in a global economy. This course is designed to give students a brief outline of most of the major activities in business to include accounting and financials, marketing and management.


  
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    BUS 614 - Supply Chain Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course addresses the integrated management of the set of value-added activities from product development, through material procurement from vendors, through manufacturing and distribution of the good to the final customer. In addition to examining operational topics of partnering, negotiation, purchasing and logistics, the course uses case studies to examine issues in corporate supply-chain strategy and the influence of emerging technologies and globalization.
  
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    BUS 617 - Process and Operations Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course will examine how to effectively integrate operations across all functional areas of the organization.
  
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    BUS 618 - Transportation and Distribution Logistics


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course focuses on understanding the basic components of a global transportation and distribution system and its operation. This course develops the principles, practices, and tools required to address all the major issues and tradeoffs in domestic and international transportation in order to minimize transportation and distribution costs.


  
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    BUS 620 - Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course will introduce students to the area of strategic sourcing, as part of an integrated supply chain. Strategic sourcing involves leveraging business sourcing activities in ways that support and extend the strategic initiatives of the firm.


  
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    BUS 625 - Enterprise Planning and Quality Control


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course provides an understanding of enterprise-wide resource planning and control.
  
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    BUS 640 - Project Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MGMT-647
    This course examines the roles and skills of the project manager and project teams through the phases of the project life cycle. Topics including project initiation and planning, project organizational structure, teamwork, leadership, resource planning and scheduling, control and project termination. Case studies of real organizations focus on the issues associated with new product, reengineering and technology implementation projects and with behavioral aspects including culture, conflict, risk and change management. The course is a general coverage of project management issues commonly found in the project management certification resources relevant for a wide variety of project types.
  
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    BUS 641 - Legal Environment of Business


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course focuses on legal issues relating to business relationships. The social and ethical duties of business are studied within the legal context. Analysis and evaluation are applied to legal problems to develop and understand the philosophies underlying the legal rules and regulations controlling business activity.
  
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    BUS 643 - Business Ethics


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course focuses on ethical problems in business as well as issues of current interest (e.g. the environment, technology, international relations).
  
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    BUS 676 - Global Business


    Credits: Three (3)
    Developments and issues in the international marketplace are covered to gain a basic familiarity with global business strategies and philosophies. Different cultural, economic, legal and political environments also are addressed. Emphasis is on the application of the core business functions in an international context and the implications of global issues for business decision makers.
  
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    BUS 690 - Innovative Challenges in the 21st Century


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Four electives from one area
    This course will examine contemporary theory and practice in the current business environment. It will explore several conceptual frameworks for analyzing the character, impact and consequences of innovation and challenges facing American businesses. A multi-disciplinary approach will be taken to explore the dynamics of innovation and ongoing future challenges.
  
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    BUS 691 - Bus Policies (Capstone)


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT-610, ECON-620, FIN-630, MKT-660, MGMT-647, BUS-641, BUS-643 and BUS-676
    This capstone course summarizes prior required curriculum in marketing, finance, economics, accounting and management. Using primarily a case study approach, the course integrates the components into a strategic decision-making model.
  
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    BUS 697 - Special Topics


    Credits: One (1) to Six (6)
  
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    BUS 699 - Internship


    Credits: One Half (0.5) to Six (6)
  
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    CHEM 101 - Survey of Chemistry


    Credits: Four (4)
    Corequisite: CHEM-101L

    This introductory course in chemistry is appropriate for those entering the health professions and needing to satisfy General Education requirements. The course includes basic lab work in chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 101L - Required Lab-Chem 101


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-101

  
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    CHEM 103 - General Chemistry I


    Credits: Four (4)
    Corequisite: MATH-117 and CHEM-103L

    Topics covered include ions, stoichiometry, aqueous reactions, gases, periodic table, covalent bonding, thermochemistry, liquids and solids, solutions and rates and biochemistry.
  
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    CHEM 103L - Required Lab-Chem 103


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-103

  
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    CHEM 104 - General Chemistry II


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-103, Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: CHEM-104L

    Topics covered in this course include chemical equilibria, acids and bases, precipitation equilibria, coordination compounds, spontaneity of reaction, electrochemistry, nuclear reactions, metals, nonmetals and organic chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 104L - Required Lab-Chem 104


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-104

  
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    CHEM 120 - General, Organic and Biological Chemistry


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a one-semester Chemistry course designed for non-Science majors including nursing students. Topics included are Measurement, Matter and Energy, Atoms and Elements, Compounds and Their Bonds, Chemical Quantities and Their Reactions, Gases, Solutions, Acids and Bases, Nuclear Radiation, Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Alkanes, Unsaturated Hydrocarbons, Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur, Carbohydrates, Carboxylic Acids, Esters, Amines, Amides, Lipids, Amino Acids, Proteins, Enzymes, Nucleic Acids, Protein Synthesis, Metabolic Pathways and Energy Production.
  
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    CHEM 203 - Organic Chemistry I


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-103, and CHEM-104
    Corequisite: CHEM-203L

    Topics covered in this course include methane, alkanes, stereochemistry, alkyl halides, alcohols and ethers, alkenes, conjugation and resonance, dienes and alkynes.
  
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    CHEM 203L - Required Lab-Chem 203


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-203

  
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    CHEM 204 - Organic Chemistry II


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-203
    Corequisite: CHEM-204L

    Topics covered in this course include cyclic aliphatic compounds, electrophilic aromatic substitution, spectroscopy and structure, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, aldol and claisen condensations, amines, phenols, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids.
  
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    CHEM 204L - Required Lab-Chem 204


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-204

  
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    CHEM 293 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Cooperative education courses may be taken before a student’s major, minor and General Education requirements are completed, but they are not counted as part of those requirements.
  
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    CHEM 296 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    CHEM 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    CHEM 301 - Inorganic Chemistry


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-103, CHEM-104, CHEM-203, and CHEM 204
    This course provides a systematic study of the main group and transition metal elements. Topics include bonding theory, symmetry and group theory, molecular orbitals, acid-base chemistry, coordination compounds and organometallic chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 320 - Biochemistry


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-103, CHEM-104, CHEM-203, and CHEM 204
    Corequisite: CHEM-320L

    This course covers the chemistry and metabolism of biomolecules. Emphasis is placed on enzymes and catalysis of biological reactions.
  
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    CHEM 320L - Required Lab-Chem 320


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-320

  
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    CHEM 321 - Biochemistry II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-320 and CHEM-320L
    Examination of biochemical processes in detail with a focus on metabolism and metabolic pathways. The central pathways of carbohydrate, lipid and nucleotide metabolism, photosynthesis, regulatory mechanisms and hormonal signaling are covered. This course assumes an understanding of concepts related to the structure and function of biomolecules as presented in CHEM320.
  
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    CHEM 353 - Quantitative Analysis


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-103, and CHEM-104
    Corequisite: CHEM-353L

    This course places a heavy emphasis on laboratory work. The course covers analytical techniques including volumetric and gravimetric methods. Lecture topics include statistical treatment of data, activity coefficients, acid-base titrations, redox methods and the theory of spectroscopic methods of analysis.
  
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    CHEM 353L - Required Lab-Chem 353


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-353

  
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    CHEM 393 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Cooperative education courses may be taken before a student’s major, minor and General Education requirements are completed, but they are not counted as part of those requirements.
  
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    CHEM 401 - Research I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will introduce students to the full spectrum of scientific research. Students will conduct literature reviews, generate and collect data, analyze data, and write and present their results via posters and/or oral presentations.


    Cross-listed: BIOL-401

  
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    CHEM 402 - Research II


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will be a continuation of the research experiences students initiated in CHEM/BIOL 401.
    Cross-listed: BIOL-402
  
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    CHEM 403 - Research III


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will be a continuation of the research experiences students initiated in CHEM/BIOL 402.

    Cross-listed: BIOL-403
  
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    CHEM 410 - Instrumental Analysis


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-353; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: CHEM-410L

    This course studies modern instrumental methods including proton and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, gas chromatography and HPLC. We consider these subjects both theoretically and via laboratory demonstration for infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy, gas chromatography and HPLC.
  
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    CHEM 410L - Required Lab-Chem 410


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: CHEM-410

  
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    CHEM 431 - Physical Chemistry I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CHEM-204, PHYS-154, and MATH-152
    Physical Chemistry applies physical laws to chemical systems. The main topic covered is thermodynamics, which is the study of energy and its transformations. Using thermodynamics, macroscopic systems including gases, liquids, solids, and solutions are studied.
  
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    CHEM 432 - Physical Chemistry II


    Credits: Three (3)
    The second semester of physical chemistry covers chemical processes at the molecular level. Quantum theory and its applications to electronic, vibrational and rotational spectroscopy are the main topics of discussion.
  
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    CHEM 433 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory


    Credits: Two (2)
    This course should be taken simultaneously with Chemistry 432. It is a laboratory course that introduces the student to techniques in physical chemistry. It requires the student to do independent library research and apply it to designing an experiment from start to finish.
  
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    CHEM 493 - Cooperative Education


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Cooperative education courses may be taken before a student’s major, minor and General Education requirements are completed, but they are not counted as part of those requirements.
  
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    CHEM 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    CHEM 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    CHEM 498 - Advanced Topics Seminar


    Credits: Two (2)
    The advanced topics seminar provides students an opportunity for advanced inquiry into topics of interest and importance in chemistry, and development of skills in technical and professional reading.
    Cross-listed: BIOL-498, ENV-498, SCI-498
  
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    CHEM 499 - Chemistry Internship


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Students are supervised in fieldwork dealing with chemical problems and processes in public or private laboratory or industrial settings.
  
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    CMSD 100 - Introduction to Communication Disorders


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will introduce normal speech, language, and hearing development, developmental disorders, and acquired disorders of speech and language in children and adults. Theories of etiology and examples of traditional intervention strategies are introduced for each disorder addressed. In addition, the potential impact of speech or language impairment on the social, emotional, and vocational aspects of a person’s lifespan is a focus.
  
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    CMSD 210 - Phonetics


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-100 or concurrent with CMSD 100
    Phonetics is designed to introduce students to the study of speech sounds, with an emphasis on American English. Participants will learn how American English speech sounds are produced and how to transcribe using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Both broad and narrow transcription will be addressed.  The clinical processes for articulation and phonological disorders will be discussed. Characteristics of regional and social dialects will be addressed. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 220 - Speech and Hearing Science


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-210
    This course will address the science behind assessment and treatment in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. Participants will apply the basic concepts underlying the production and analysis of speech sounds to clinical practice. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 310 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL 101, BIOL 102
    This course will address anatomy, neuroanatomy, and physiology of the human speech mechanism. Course content includes upper body skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and nervous systems. The focus of the speech mechanism in relation to respiration, phonation, resonation, and articulation will be examined in depth as it relates to the field of communication sciences and disorders. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 315 - Clinical Observation 1


    Credits: One (1)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-350 and CMSD-360
    Corequisite: CMSD 410, Clinical component health requirements apply

    Students will observe and complete assignments relating to service delivery in the field of communication sciences and disorders. A minimum of 12 hours will be direct observation. Course content will emphasize assessment practices, professional code of ethics, skills in reflective decision-making, and technical writing. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
  
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    CMSD 320 - Clinical Observation 2


    Credits: One (1)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-315
    Students will observe and complete assignments relating to service delivery in the field of communication sciences and disorders. A minimum of 12 hours will be direct observation. Course content will emphasize assessment practices, professional code of ethics, skills in reflective decision-making, and technical writing. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
  
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    CMSD 330 - Nature and Foundations of Language


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-210
    This course is designed to provide an overview of typical American English language development, including major American dialects. Child language is placed in the context of social, motor, and cognitive development from birth through adolescence. Emphasis is placed on the crucial relationship between language development and literacy acquisition. Participants use basic language observation and analysis techniques to explore phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics and pragmatics. This course is required for CMSD majors.  
  
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    CMSD 350 - Speech Development and Disorders


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-210, CMSD 310
    This course will provide participants with a scientific understanding of the nature of phonological and articulatory disorders. Assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders will be addressed to help participants apply this knowledge to clinical situations.  The course will provide participants with the knowledge of the normal aspects of articulatory and phonological development and theories of phonological development.  Identification of articulation and phonological disorders, how to interpret assessment findings, intervention approaches and facilitative strategies will be included as they relate to clinical practice. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 360 - Language Development and Disorders


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-330
    This course addresses the differentiation between normal language development and disordered language. Disorders in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics will be discussed. Participants will apply theoretical principles of language development to the assessment and treatment of language disorders. The connection between language and literacy including the role of the speech-language pathologist will be discussed. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
  
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    CMSD 410 - Clinical Methods and Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-315, CMSD-320, CMSD-350, CMSD-360
    This course will address assessment and treatment principles, methods and procedures relating to speech, language and hearing disorders. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
  
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    CMSD 440 - Audiology


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-310, CMSD-220
    This course will address the anatomy and physiology of the human ear and the process of hearing. The basic principles of hearing assessment and characteristics of hearing disorders across the lifespan will be discussed. Participants will develop familiarity with the procedures and instrumentation used to measure human hearing and speech perception. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 470 - Aural Rehabilitation


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-440
    This course will introduce approaches to assisting persons with hearing impairment to maximize their communication interactions. Strategies such as speech-reading, speech auditory training, characteristics of Deaf culture and current issues in hearing impairment intervention will also be discussed. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
  
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    CMSD 480 - Neurological Basis of Communication Disorders


    Credits: Three (3)
    Corequisite: CMSD-310

    Study of the nervous system and its role in normal and abnormal speech and language processing. This course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 485 - Advanced Speech Pathology


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: CMSD-410
    A study of professional terminology, classification, etiologies, symptomologies, and appropriate therapy procedures used with individuals having specific communication disorders.  The course is required for CMSD majors.
  
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    CMSD 490 - Capstone / Clinic Experience in Communication Disorders 1


    Credits: Two
    Prerequisite: CMSD-100, CMSD-210, CMSD-220, CMSD-310, CMSD-315,CMSD-320, CMSD-330, CMSD-350, CMSD-360,
    (exceptions would be post baccalaureate)

    Students will participate in a practicum experience assisting graduate clinicians with fully licensed clinical supervisor(s) consistent with the requirements for becoming a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLP-A) in the State of Missouri. Student clinicians will learn how to apply treatment procedures, meet documentation requirements, and integrate knowledge and skills in speech pathology in the clinic setting. This course is required for CMSD majors. 
 

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