Aug 16, 2022  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Biology Education

  
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    BED 4490 - Special Topics in Biology Education

    1-6. Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and department chair.
    Selected special topics of interest to faculty and students.


Biotechnology

  
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    BIOL 4310 - Cytogenetics Practicum

    0 Class Hours 10 Laboratory Hours 5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “B” or better in BIOL 4300 and a grade of “C” or better in BIOL 3327, approval by the director of the KSU Cytogenetic Technology Program.
    A supervised, credit-earning work experience of two academic semesters in a clinical cytogenetics laboratory affiliated with either a university hospital or a company. The extensive clinical laboratory training such as G-banding and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH), and advanced techniques such as comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) will be performed. Upon the completion of the internship, the student is eligible to sit for the ASCP certification exam.


Business Administration

  
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    BUSA 1000 - Introduction to Business

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Freshman or Sophomore standing; Non-business Majors: None.
    Broad-spectrum analysis of business enterprise, its nature, environment, organization, management, operation and control procedures.

  
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    BUSA 2150 - Discovering My Major and Career

    0 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 0 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1101.
    This is the first course of a 3-course, zero-credit hour, hybrid program designed to help Coles College students prepare for success in their upper-division BBA courses and after graduation. In this course, students research careers and majors, identify their desired major, and prepare professional communications describing their research and career objectives. Understanding the career(s) associated with their chosen major will help students progress toward their degree with purpose, on track and on time.

  
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    BUSA 3150 - Developing My Career Essentials

    0 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 0 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Admission to the Coles College Undergraduate Professional Program and completion of BUSA 2150. Non-business Majors: Not available to non-business majors.
    This is the second of a 3-course, zero credit, hybrid program designed to help Coles College students prepare for success in their upper-division BBA courses and after graduation. In this course, students will explore their talents, skills and strengths, and become more self-aware through personal assessment. Students will develop a resume and practice their interview skills.

  
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    BUSA 3500 - Culture & International Business

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 credit hours and permission of the Coles College of Business.
    This course explores the cultural challenges of doing business in another country. It will focus on how to communicate, manage and lead individuals, conduct operations, and market products in countries with different languages, characteristics, customs, values and attitudes. Because this course is offered as a part of an education abroad program, special emphasis will also be placed on the culture of the designated country(ies).

  
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    BUSA 4150 - Driving My Success

    0 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 0 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Admission to the Coles College Undergraduate Professional Program and completion of BUSA 3150. Non-business Majors: Not available to non-business majors.
    This is the third of a 3-course, zero credit, hybrid program designed to help Coles College students prepare for post-graduation success. In this course, students will fine-tune the skills required to carry out an effective job search. Students will develop their personal brand, an elevator speech, and leadership style. Business etiquette and dress and negotiating strategies will be discussed. Students will update their resume and practice their interview skills.

  
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    BUSA 4490 - Special Topics in Business Administration

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement and approval of instructor and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs; Non-business Majors: Approval of instructor, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs, and the Coles College of Business.
    Selected special topics of interest to faculty and students


Business Law

  
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    BLAW 2200 - Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1101.
    Covers torts, contracts, government regulation of business and the legal system. Also addresses ethical issues arising in business internal and external relationships.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.
  
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    BLAW 3400 - Negotiation

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business.
    An examination of the theory and practice of negotiation. In addition to reviewing readings, students will participate in simulations and discuss negotiation cases to broaden their negotiating techniques.

  
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    BLAW 4100 - Advanced Business Law

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    A study of legislation regulating business partner-ships, corporations, commercial paper, secured transactions, sales, consumer credit and bankruptcy.

  
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    BLAW 4200 - Employment Law

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non business Majors; 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    A study of the influence of law on the personnel function, with special emphasis on discrimination laws and affirmative action issues. Provides an overview of various federal laws such as the National Labor Relations Act, The Fair Labor Standards Act and ERISA.

  
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    BLAW 4300 - Real Estate Law

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    Designed to provide the business student with an understanding of the nature, sources and principles of real estate law, and its importance in the business environment. Topics include: real property; contracts involving real estate, deeds and titles; transfer of real estate, mortgages, liens, zoning and land use controls, condemnation, real estate agents and landlord-tenant law.

  
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    BLAW 4400 - Directed Study

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement and approval of instructor and the Director of the School of Accountancy prior to registration; Non-business Majors: Permission of instructor, the director of the School of Accountancy, and the Coles College of Business.
    Special topics of an advanced nature not in the regular course offerings.

  
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    BLAW 4490 - Special Topics In Business Law

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement and approval of instructor and the Director of the School of Accountancy; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of instructor, the director of the School of Accountancy, and the Coles College of Business.
    Selected topics of interest to faculty and students.

  
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    BLAW 4500 - Franchise Law

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    Designed to provide the business student with an understanding of the nature, sources and principles of franchise law and its importance in the business environment. Topics include: fundamentals of franchising, intellectual property, FTC Rules and disclosure, requirements of franchise registration and business opportunity law and earnings claims.

  
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    BLAW 4600 - International Law: Business Applications

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    Examines the international legal system and alter-native means of international dispute resolution. Covers laws that determine when and under what conditions companies are allowed to do business abroad. Cases used to explore choosing the most appropriate business relationship and entering the most advantageous agreement.

  
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    BLAW 4960 - Current Issues in Business Ethics and Law

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Sophomore GPA Requirement; Non-business Majors: 60 semester hours and permission of the Coles College of Business. BLAW 2200 recommended.
    An examination of contemporary issues in legal and ethical behavior in organizations. Stresses the application of ethical principles to business.


Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 1151 - Survey of Chemistry I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 0099 and READ 0099 (if required).
    This course provides a survey of the general principles of atomic structure, bonding, reaction, solutions, equilibria as required for a basic understanding of physiological applications. A brief introduction to organic compounds that are of particular importance in pharmacological applications is given.

  
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    CHEM 1151L - Survey of Chemistry I Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Corequisite: CHEM 1151.
    Laboratory course to study and apply topics and concepts covered in CHEM 1151.

  
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    CHEM 1152 - Survey of Chemistry II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1151.
    This course includes a study of the classes of organic molecules including their common uses and physical and chemical properties. An introductory look at the structure and function of biological macromolecules is provided.

  
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    CHEM 1152L - Survey of Chemistry II Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1151L. Corequisite: CHEM 1152.
    Laboratory course to study and apply the topics and concepts covered in CHEM 1152.

  
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    CHEM 1211 - General Chemistry I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: High school chemistry or CHEM 1151. Corequisite: MATH 1113 or MATH 1112.
    This course is the first in a two-semester sequence covering the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry for science majors. Course content includes electronic structure of atoms and molecules, bonding fundamentals, fundamentals of chemical reactions, and gas laws.

  
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    CHEM 1211L - General Chemistry I Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: CHEM 1211, MATH 1113.
    First laboratory course in general chemistry. Designed to introduce the student to the application of cognitive skills utilizing chemical knowledge in the laboratory.

  
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    CHEM 1212 - General Chemistry II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1211 and a grade of “C” or better in MATH 1113 or MATH 1112.
    This course is the second in a two-semester sequence covering the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry for science majors. Course content includes chemical kinetics, chemical thermodynamics, liquids and solids, properties of solutions, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, electrochemistry, and qualitative analysis.

  
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    CHEM 1212L - General Chemistry II Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1211, CHEM 1211L. Corequisite: CHEM 1212.
    Second laboratory course in general chemistry. Designed to continue the application of cognitive skills utilizing chemical knowledge in the laboratory including qualitative analysis techniques.

  
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    CHEM 2050 - Introduction to Directed Research

    0 Class Hours 3-9 Laboratory Hours 1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L and permission of the instructor.
    This course enables freshmen and sophomores to conduct an applied research project that is directed by a faculty member. Students may earn between one and three credits per semester and this course may be repeated for up to a total of five credit hours only.

  
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    CHEM 2800 - Quantitative Analytical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in both CHEM 1212 and MATH 1190.
    This course introduces students to statistics; the use of spreadsheets; principles of gravimetric and volumetric analysis; concepts of chemical equilibria as applied to acid-base, precipitation and complex ion reactions; electrochemistry and potentiometry; ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy; and an introduction to modern chromatographic separations.

  
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    CHEM 2800L - Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHEM 1212L. Corequisite: CHEM 2800.
    Laboratory experiments include: gravimetric analysis, precipitation, complexiometric, and reduction-oxidation titrations; potentiometric applications; calibration techniques using ultraviolet - visible spectroscopy. Tutorials on the application of spreadsheets.

  
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    CHEM 3000 - Chemical Literature

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3361.
    An exploration of the process and practice of chemical research that leads to publication. An introduction to resources and methods for searching the chemical literature.

  
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    CHEM 3010 - Medicinal Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3501 or CHEM 3500.
    This course covers fundamentals of pharmacology such as drug discovery/development and pharmacokinetics, with emphasis given to the role of chemistry and biochemistry in these areas. A main focus of the course will be how drugs function at the molecular level. Examples will be chosen from drugs that target enzymes, receptors, and DNA.

  
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    CHEM 3030 - Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 2800, and CHEM 3361.
    This course describes the major techniques used in the analysis of pharmaceuticals following the United States Pharmacopeia. The topics include quality control, physical and chemical properties of drug molecules and various chemical analysis including classical methods, spectroscopy, and chromatography.

  
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    CHEM 3030L - Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3362, CHEM 3362L, and MATH 1190. Corequisite: CHEM 3030.
    This course provides hands-on experience in the laboratory of the major techniques used in the analysis of pharmaceuticals following the United States Pharmacopeia. The laboratory experiments involve the analysis of drug molecules by dissolution, titration, molecular spectroscopy, atomic spectroscopy, GC, and HPLC including methods of extraction and thermal methods of analysis.

  
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    CHEM 3050 - Physical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in PHYS 2212 (or concurrent enrollment), MATH 2202 and CHEM 2800.
    This one semester course in physical chemistry provides a survey of thermodynamics, chemical equilibria, and kinetics. It also includes an introduction to the quantum mechanical principles important in understanding molecular spectroscopy and molecular modeling.

  
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    CHEM 3105 - Inorganic Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3050 or CHEM 3601. Corequisite: CHEM 3105L.
    In-depth study of concepts and theories of inorganic chemistry. Topics include atomic structure, bonding, coordination chemistry, reaction mechanisms, symmetry, and a general survey of descriptive inorganic chemistry.




  
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    CHEM 3105L - Inorganic Synthesis

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: CHEM 3105.
    Laboratory course to introduce the concepts and practices of inorganic synthetic chemistry. Emphasis is on the synthesis, characterization, reactivity, structure, and other properties of the inorganic compounds and complexes. The course introduces standard methodology for the synthesis and characterization of compounds.




  
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    CHEM 3110 - Bioinorganic Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3050. Corequisite: CHEM 3110L.
    General aspects of bioinorganic chemistry will be discussed including physical methods, roles of metals in biological systems, classes of metalloproteins and metalloenzymes, and metals in medicine. The primary focus is on understanding how metals make a variety of biological functions possible through their unique properties.

  
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    CHEM 3110L - Bioinorganic Chemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Corequisite: CHEM 3110.
    The aim of this laboratory is to integrate concepts from biology and inorganic chemistry by performing experiments that lie at the interface of these two disciplines. Lecture topics will be reinforced through experiments covering synthesis and analysis of bioinorganic model com-pounds, enzyme activity as it relates to metal availability, and metal therapeutics.

  
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    CHEM 3120 - Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3050. Corequisite: CHEM 3105L.
    General aspects of inorganic chemistry including bond theory, periodicity, acid-base chemistry, energetics, reaction mechanisms, model systems, kinetics, redox chemistry, and descriptive chemistry of the elements with primary focus of taking students from the introductory principles of chemistry to a broader and deeper level of understanding of the chemistry across the periodic table.

  
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    CHEM 3200 - Culture and Chemistry

    2 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3361.
    This global learning course will expose students to the predominant chemistry conducted in the host country at the university level, as well as in industry. The culture, history, and lifestyle of the host country population will be experienced through visits to museums, landmarks, restaurants and/or historical sites. Other scientific locations of interest will also be visited to increase the interdisciplinary nature of the science to which students are exposed.

  
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    CHEM 3361 - Modern Organic Chemistry I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1212.
    This course is the first of a two-semester sequence in modern organic chemistry. The course includes a study of structure, properties, synthesis, and reactions of basic organic compounds using modern structural and mechanical theories.

  
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    CHEM 3361L - Modern Organic Chemistry Lab I

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 1212L. Corequisite: CHEM 3361.
    Laboratory experiments designed to introduce the students to modern experimental method used in organic chemistry for separation of mixture, purification of compounds, and reactions illustrating single functional group transformation.

  
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    CHEM 3362 - Modern Organic Chemistry II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 3361.
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence in modern organic chemistry. The course includes a study of structure, properties, synthesis, and reactions of basic organic compounds using modern structural and mechanical theories.

  
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    CHEM 3362L - Modern Organic Chemistry Lab II

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 3361L. Corequisite: CHEM 3362.
    Laboratory experiments designed to introduce the students to modern experimental methods used in organic chemistry synthesis, characterization of compounds, and multi step synthesis of useful target-compounds from readily available starting material.

  
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    CHEM 3396 - Cooperative Study

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Approval of coordinator of cooperative education/internship.
    A supervised, credit-earning work experience of one academic semester with a previously approved business firm, private agency or government agency.

    Notes: Credit is allowed only in elective areas.
  
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    CHEM 3398 - Internship

    1-10 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Approval of internship coordinator and chair.
    A supervised, credit-earning work experience of one academic semester with a previously approved business firm, private agency or government agency.

    Notes: Credit is allowed only in elective areas.
  
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    CHEM 3400 - The Teaching and Learning of Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHEM 3361 with a grade of “C” or better.
    An introduction to the methods of effective chemistry teaching in both the classroom and laboratory settings. Current chemical education research literature on topics such as theories of teaching, active learning strategies, misconceptions, multiculturalism, laboratory design, demonstrations, and assessment will be introduced and discussed. Class meetings will include hands-on activities where demonstrations and laboratory investigations are designed, enacted, and assessed as well as discussions about research-based best practices in the presentation of chemistry concepts to diverse student populations. Time will also be devoted to ensuring that essential chemistry content such as electro chemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, and bonding are thoroughly understood so that they can be communicated effectively in the classroom.

  
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    CHEM 3450 - Peer Leading in Chemistry

    2 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHEM 3361 or instructor consent.
    The purpose of this course is to support and prepare students for the role of peer leader. Peer leaders work with small groups of students that are enrolled in introductory chemistry courses on a weekly basis. The course involves training in pedagogical techniques and a review of relevant chemistry concepts. Emphasis is made on reflective practices within the peer led setting. Enrollment by permit only.

  
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    CHEM 3500 - Biochemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 3362.
    This course is a one-semester, lecture-only biochemistry course. Concepts covered include the structure and function of biomolecules, membranes, enzyme kinetics, metabolism and bioenergetics, as well as biological information flow. Intended for chemistry, biology, or biotechnology majors.

    Notes: Biochemistry majors are required to take CHEM 3501/L and CHEM 3502.
  
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    CHEM 3500L - Biochemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 3362L. Corequisite: CHEM 3500.
    This laboratory serves as an introduction to biochemistry laboratory techniques and includes biochemical applications of spectroscopy, electrophoresis and chromatography. CHEM 3500L is a laboratory companion to CHEM 3500 and is taken by general chemistry, forensic, professional, and chemistry education track chemistry majors and others needing a one semester biochemistry course with laboratory. This laboratory is not intended for biochemistry majors.

  
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    CHEM 3501 - Biochemistry I: Structure and Function of Biological Macromolecules

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 2800 and CHEM 3362. Corequisite: CHEM 3501L.
    Chemistry and biochemistry of macromolecules: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. Introduction to enzymes.

  
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    CHEM 3501L - Biochemistry I Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: C or better grade in CHEM 2800L and CHEM 3362L. Corequisite: CHEM 3501.
    Introduction to biochemistry laboratory techniques including centrifugation, chromatography, electrophoresis, spectroscopy, and exploration of bimolecular structure using computer graphics.

  
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    CHEM 3502 - Biochemistry II: Metabolism

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3501.
    A detailed study of enzyme mechanisms, thermodynamics, and major metabolic pathways, including carbohydrate, lipid, and amino acid metabolism.

  
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    CHEM 3540L - Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 6 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3501L.
    Laboratory course intended for students who plan to work in an industrial setting or attend graduate school in one of the biosciences. This laboratory combines the techniques from Biochemistry I Laboratory (CHEM 3501L) in a realistic, applied way to solve multi-step problems.

  
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    CHEM 3601 - Physical Chemistry I: Atomic and Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 2202,CHEM 2800, CHEM 2800L, and PHYS 2212. Corequisite: CHEM 3601L.
    CHEM 3601 is the first course in a two-semester sequence in physical chemistry. This course provides an introduction to quantum mechanics and its application to selected chemical systems, atomic structure, chemical bonding, atomic, rotational, vibrational, and electronic spectroscopy. This course also provides an introduction to statistical mechanics.

  
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    CHEM 3601L - Physical Chemistry Lab I

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 2202, CHEM 2800, CHEM 2800L, and PHYS 2212. Corequisite: CHEM 3000, CHEM 3601.
    Laboratory methods in physical chemistry.

  
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    CHEM 3602 - Physical Chemistry II: Reaction Kinetics and Thermodynamics

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3601 and PHYS 2212. Corequisite: CHEM 3602L.
    CHEM 3602 is the second in a two-semester sequence covering physical chemistry, and has its primary emphasis on chemical thermodynamics, reaction kinetics and dynamics, statistical thermodynamics. The course includes physical and chemical properties of real and ideal gases, the laws of thermodynamics and their application to physical and chemical systems, treatment of phase equilibria and chemical equilibria, and extends the application of quantum mechanics to thermodynamics in the development of statistical thermodynamics.

  
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    CHEM 3602L - Physical Chemistry Lab II

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3601L. Corequisite: CHEM 3602.
    Continuation of CHEM 3601L.

  
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    CHEM 3700 - Environmental Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3361.
    This course will cover the environmental chemistry involving the transport, distribution, reactions, and speciation of inorganic, organometallic and organic chemicals occurring in the air, soil and water environments at the local, national and global scale. Environmental transformations and degradation processes, toxicology, pollution and hazardous substances will be discussed.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.
  
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    CHEM 3710L - Environmental Chemistry Lab

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3361L.
    This laboratory course is designed to teach sampling, environmental analysis, data handling, systems modeling, specialized instrumental techniques, and field techniques related to atmospheric, geologic, and freshwater environmental chemistry. Additionally, team research projects will be designed to address a specific question related to the topics mentioned above.

  
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    CHEM 3800 - Forensic Analytical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 2800 and CHEM 3361.
    This course covers fundamental topics of forensic analytical chemistry including statistics and data quality, sample preparation, drugs (pharmacology and toxicology), arson and the chemistry of combustion, and trace chemical evidence. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on modern chemical instrumentation as applied to forensic casework.

  
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    CHEM 3800L - Forensic Analytical Chemistry Lab

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Corequisite: CHEM 3800.
    Students will use modern chemical instrumentation to analyze simulated crime scene samples. Activities related to drug identification, arson debris analysis, and trace chemical analysis will be performed. Laboratory experiments will be designed to introduce students to the types of samples and analytical methodology encountered in a working crime lab.

  
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    CHEM 4000 - Service Learning in Chemistry

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: 60 hours and permission of the instructor and department chair/program director.
    A community activity which links learning to life by connecting meaningful community service activities with academic learning, personal growth, and civic responsibility. Activity will be designed with the instructor and approved by the chair/program director.

  
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    CHEM 4100 - Directed Applied Research

    1-5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Junior level status; consent of the instructor and chair.
    Applied research project directed by a faculty member.

  
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    CHEM 4110 - Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3100, CHEM 3602.
    Survey of modern inorganic chemistry and current theories concerning atomic structure, bonding, coordination chemistry, spectroscopy including a discussion of symmetry and group theory as they apply to the characterization of inorganic com-pounds, ligant field theory and other topics.

  
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    CHEM 4120L - Research Methods Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 6 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 2800 and CHEM 3362.
    This course will teach students advanced laboratory skills through work on a designed research project. Students will learn how to search the scientific literature, and will write a journal style report summarizing their research project.

  
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    CHEM 4300 - Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 2800 and a grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3050 or CHEM 3601.
    Introduction to chemometrics. Theoretical principles and uses of modern instrumental methods covering: spectroscopy, electroanalysis, and chromatographic separations.

  
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    CHEM 4300L - Instrumental Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

    0 Class Hours 4 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHEM 2800L. Corequisite: CHEM 4300.
    Laboratory experiments include: calibration techniques for analyzing single-component and multicomponent systems, application of spectroscopy (UV-VIS, AAS), electroanalysis (different forms of voltammetry), chromatographic separations (LC, GC) in quantitative and qualitative analysis.

  
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    CHEM 4310 - Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3601 or CHEM 3050.
    This course will discuss the advanced theories and methods in analytical chemistry emphasizing newer analytical methods in practice in modern laboratories.

  
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    CHEM 4310L - Advanced Analytical Chemistry Lab

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 2800L.
    Students will use modern chemical instrumentation to solve complex problems in analytical chemistry. Instrumentation will include FTIR, GC-FID, GC-MS, HPLC, CE, UV-Vis, LIBS and other techniques depending on faculty expertise.

  
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    CHEM 4400 - Directed Study

    1-5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Approval of instructor, major area committee and department chair prior to registration.
    Up to five hours may be applied to the major area. Special topics of an advanced nature that are not in the regular course offerings.

  
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    CHEM 4420 - Identification of Organic Compounds

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3362.
    Advanced study of common spectrometric techniques for identifying organic compounds. Emphasis on interpretation of data obtained from Infrared Spectroscopy (IR), Mass Spectrometry and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), including two-dimensional NMR.

  
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    CHEM 4430 - Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3362.
    Advanced topics in organic chemistry as may fit the needs and interest of the students and faculty. Such topics might include stereochemistry, physical organic chemistry, heterocycles.

  
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    CHEM 4430L - Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry Lab

    0 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3362L. Corequisite: CHEM 4430.
    Laboratory experiments designed to teach students the process of design, planning, and implementation of organic synthesis and the characterization of compounds using classic analytic methods and modern spectroscopic techniques.

  
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    CHEM 4440 - Polymer Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3362.
    Topics in modern polymer chemistry including synthesis, kinetics, characterization, and uses.

  
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    CHEM 4500 - Methods in Nucleic Acid and Protein Biochemistry

    2 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHEM 3501 and CHEM 3501L, and BIOL 3300 and BIOL 3300L.
    This course covers the chemical aspects of biochemical techniques routinely performed in the study of DNA, RNA, and protein. This course will build upon and complement the information on proteins and enzymes covered in biochemistry courses and the basic understanding of DNA, RNA, replication, transcription, and translation that students learn in biochemistry, genetics and other biology courses. The laboratory component of this course provides an opportunity for multi-week projects that combine methods learned in previous courses with new methods, and as such it serves as a capstone experience in biochemical methodology.

  
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    CHEM 4510 - Advanced Topics in Biochemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3501 or CHEM 3500.
    Topics relating to the chemistry of metabolic processes in living organisms.

  
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    CHEM 4620 - Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 3602.
    Advanced topics in physical chemistry with emphasis in such areas as quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, kinetics, and molecular spectroscopy.


Chemistry Education

  
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    CHED 4416 - Teaching Chemistry (6-12)

    6 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 6 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EDUC 2130, 20 credit hours of upper-division major requirements completed, admission to Teacher Education, and permission of the program coordinator.
    An examination and application of learning theories, curricular issues, instructional design, and assessment strategies for teaching middle and secondary school chemistry in diverse classrooms. Candidates develop initial competencies for establishing a well-managed, productive learning environment, applying chemistry content knowledge to the task of teaching adolescents, and promoting an understanding of the nature of science through inquiry-based instruction. Emphasizes practices supported by science education research and endorsed by the NSTA. Proof of professional liability insurance is required prior to receiving school placements in the corequisite practicum.

  
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    CHED 4417 - Teaching Chemistry (6-12) Practicum

    0 Class Hours 9 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to CHED 4416.
    This course is a mentored teaching experience in middle school physical science classes. Candidates spend approximately 150 hours in the placement school, where they demonstrate professionalism and competence for teaching science for early adolescents. The candidates must earn a satisfactory performance assessment to continue to student teaching.

    Notes: Proof of professional liability insurance is required prior to school placement.
  
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    CHED 4475 - Student Teaching Chemistry (6-12)

    0 Class Hours 36 Laboratory Hours 12 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching.
    Full-time teaching experience in chemistry under the supervision of a secondary school cooperating teacher and a college science education supervisor. Includes regularly scheduled seminars.


Chinese

  
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    CHNS 1001 - Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 0099, READ 0099, if required.
    Introduction to Chinese language and culture, stressing progressive acquisition of effective communication skills in both the written and spoken language and an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture.

    Notes: Not open to native speakers of Chinese.
  
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    CHNS 1002 - Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: One year of high school Chinese or CHNS 1001 or the equivalent.
    Introduction to Chinese language and culture, Part II, stressing continued progressive acquisition of effective communication skills in both the written and spoken language and an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture.

    Notes: Not open to native speakers of Chinese.
  
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    CHNS 2001 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Two years of high school Chinese or CHNS 1002 or the equivalent.
    Students continue to develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese and learn to communicate in culturally appropriate ways.

    Notes: Not open to native speakers of Chinese.
  
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    CHNS 2002 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Three years of high school Chinese or CHNS 2001 or the equivalent.
    Students continue to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the use of a variety of materials and activities.

    Notes: Not open to native speakers of Chinese.
  
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    CHNS 3200 - Critical Reading and Applied Writing

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 2001 or the equivalent.
    CHNS 3200 is a study of selected readings of signs, news, and literary and cultural works to increase vocabulary, enhance grammar skills, and develop reading skills. Designed to give students extensive experience in reading Chinese.

  
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    CHNS 3302 - Practical Conversation

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 2001 or the equivalent.
    CHNS 3302 stresses expansion of effective listening comprehension and speaking skills through culturally and linguistically appropriate activities.

  
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    CHNS 3303 - Grammar and Composition

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 2001 or the equivalent.
    CHNS 3303 is a general review of grammar and composition and other writing activities, such as summaries, correspondence, descriptions, narration, literary analysis, and other rhetorical and culturally appropriate forms.

  
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    CHNS 3304 - Readings in Culture I

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3200.
    This course introduces students to selected readings in Chinese culture, through which they expand their vocabulary and learn new grammar. Students also learn about cultural issues within the Chinese context and develop their competence in critical analysis of the issues from a global perspective. Readings are in Chinese and discussions are in Chinese and English.

  
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    CHNS 3305 - Readings in Culture II

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3200.
    This course continues to introduce students to selected readings in Chinese culture, through which they expand their vocabulary and learn new grammar. Students also learn more about cultural issues within the Chinese context and develop their competence in critical analysis from a global perspective. Readings are in Chinese and discussions are in Chinese and English.

  
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    CHNS 3390 - Upper-division Study Abroad in Chinese

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status and permission of the department chair.
    This course fulfills the study abroad elective for the minor in Chinese Studies. The content of the course may vary depending on available course offerings in the foreign institution. The chair of the Department of Foreign Languages must preapprove the use of this course as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the minor in Chinese Studies and/or for the degree in Modern Language & Culture.

  
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    CHNS 3398 - Internship

    1-6 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3302 or permission of the instructor.
    This course is a supervised, credit-earning work experience of one semester requiring the use of Chinese in the work place. Prior approval by the department coordinator and internship supervisor is required. No more than three semester hours may be applied toward the major.

  
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    CHNS 4400 - Directed Study

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3200 or permission of the instructor.
    This course covers special topics and seminars external to course offerings that allow a student to work individually with an instructor. It requires prior approval by the instructor and department chair.

  
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    CHNS 4402 - Contemporary Culture

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3304 or CHNS 3305 or the equivalent.
    This course is an examination of the historical, social and political contexts of the contemporary Chinese experience through the analysis of different cultural representations such as film, media, plastic arts, music and literature. Readings are in Chinese and discussions are in Chinese and English.

  
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    CHNS 4404 - Commercial Chinese

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 2002 or permission of the instructor.
    This course is an in-depth study of business practices and the language of business that focuses on verbal and written communication as well as economic, social and political factors that are important to conducting business in the Chinese-speaking world. Readings and discussion are in Chinese and in English.

  
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    CHNS 4434 - Topics in Language, Literature, and Culture

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3304 or CHNS 3305 or the equivalent.
    This course explores a period, movement or genre in literature, a topic in culture, or language-related issues. Topics are chosen for their significance and impact on Chinese culture and society. Readings are in Chinese and disussions are in Chinese and English.

  
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    CHNS 4456 - Advanced Grammar and Linguistics

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3303.
    This course is an advanced study of grammar from a linguistic perspective. It provides an overview of phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax. The course exposes students to dialectical variations of the Chinese language and stresses development of oral proficiency. The course is taught in Chinese and English.

  
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    CHNS 4490 - Special Topics

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: CHNS 3302 or permission of the instructor.
    This course covers special topics relevant to the study of Chinese-speaking societies.

  
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    FL 3309 - Survey of Chinese Literature and Culture

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102.
    FL 3309, cross-listed as ASIA 3309, is a survey of Chinese literature and culture, examining major works and literary and artistic movements as well as cultural issues. Readings and discussion in English; some readings in the original for Chinese language students.


Coles Scholar

  
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    CSCH 4010 - Applied Leadership

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Business Majors: Admission to Coles College of Business and admission to the Coles College Scholars program; Non-business Majors: Not available to non-business majors.
    This course focuses on leadership as an inward and personal journey of service to others and requires students to engage in an in-depth self-examination of skills, personality, and attitudes to increase self-awareness of leadership competencies. Students will be exposed to leadership cases as well as interact with business community leaders to develop insights and then apply this for their personalized leadership development.

    Notes: This course is the first of the five required courses for the Coles Scholars Program.
 

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