Sep 18, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Biology

  
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    BIOL 315 - Human Parasitology (W)


    3 hours

    A general survey of the more important parasites of man and domestic animals. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    FALL
  
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    BIOL 317 - Ecology (SERV-2)


    3 hours

    Ecology is a study of the interrelationships of plants, animals and their environment. This course examines these interactions in the context of energy flow, nutrient cycles, limiting factors, succession and population dynamics. Field work introduces various ecological sampling techniques and the student participates in an ecological analysis of various local communities as well as extended field trips. Two lectures and one field trip or three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    FALL
  
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    BIOL 320 - Entomology


    3 hours

    A systematic study of the insects of the world considering anatomy, physiology, behavior and relation to humans. In the laboratory, emphasis is placed on identifying local insects and a representative collection is turned in. Short field trips are planned as part of the laboratory work. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    FALL, odd years
  
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    BIOL 321 - Field Ecology


    3 hours

    This course covers general ecology principles and ecology of a selected field area. Emphasis will be placed on identification of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, insects and plants and their ecological interactions. The course will include time at both Southern and the selected field area. Lab Fee: 33 ($3,000).
    SUMMER, odd years
  
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    BIOL 329 - General Microbiology


    3 hours

    A general study of bacteria, yeasts, molds and viruses, considering their morphology, physiology, genetics, and methods of control. Study is given in immunology topics: antigen-antibody properties, host-antigen interactions, humoral and cellular immune systems. The importance of microorganisms in environmental and applied fields is considered.Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 340 - Immunology


    3 hours

    A study of the basic aspects of the human immune system including topics such as antigen and antibody structure and reactions, humoral and cell mediated immunity, hypersensitivity, immune disease and transplantation immunology.Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 365 - Topics in Biology (W)


    1-3 hours

    Formal course work designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty areas of Biology not covered in regular courses. May be repeated in different specialized areas. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BIOL 366 - Rosario Beach Topics in Biology


    3.3 hours

    Formal coursework designed to meet the needs or interests in specialty areas of biology not covered in regular courses. These are offered at Rosario Beach Marine Station owned by Walla Walla University. May be repeated in different specialized areas. Lab Fee: Additional fee may be required.
    SUMMER
  
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    BIOL 375 - Plants in Medicine


    3 hours

    This field study of trees and flowering plants emphasizes identification of medically important species. Use of keys, various field and photo collections for identification of plants and the study of selected phytochemicals currently encountered in medicine will be emphasized. Two lectures and one field trip or three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s):   -   .
    FALL
  
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    BIOL 387 - Animal Behavior


    3 hours

    The behavior of animals is studied with a focus on both proximate causes (mechanisms) and ultimate causes (survival strategies) of behavior. Special importance is placed on understanding techniques of experimental study and hypothesis testing. Topics covered include: genetic, developmental, and physiological bases of behavior; instinct and learning; communication; habitat selection; feeding, antipredatory, reproductive, and parenting strategies; mating systems, social behavior and human sociobiology. Two lectures plus one three-hour lab each week.
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152  or PSYC 122  and PSYC 128 .
    WINTER, even years
  
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    BIOL 409 - Smoky Mountain Flora


    3 hours

    A field study of the wild flowers, shrubs and trees in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, which contains the world’s finest examples of temperate deciduous forest. Plants are identified by means of botanical keys, and observation lists are kept. Special attention is given to the different forest types and their associated plants. Involves a 10-day to three-week camping study experience. Field trips daily. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 152 .
    SUMMER, odd years
  
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    BIOL 411 - Mammalogy


    3 hours

    A study of the mammals of the world, with emphasis on North America. Includes classroom and field study of systematics, distribution, behavior and ecology. Identification and preparation of specimens is required in the laboratory. An extended weekend field trip and at least one day trip will be required as part of laboratory credit. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    FALL, even years
  
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    BIOL 412 - Cell and Molecular Biology


    4 hours

    This course, designed for advanced Biology and Chemistry majors, deals primarily with cell structure and function. Building on cellular principles learned in BIOL 151  -BIOL 152  and BIOL 311 , the student is exposed to methods of cellular and molecular research while learning about the appearance and operation of cellular organelles. The exciting details of cell integration and control provide the framework for this interdisciplinary study. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 311 ; CHEM 311 .
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 415 - Comparative Anatomy


    3 hours

    A comparison of the anatomy of the various organ systems of vertebrates. The dogfish shark, mud puppy, cat, and/or fetal pig are used for laboratory study. Two lectures and laboratory period each week.
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 416 - Human Anatomy


    3 hours

    An introductory study of human anatomy with an emphasis on the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and circulatory systems. One lecture and two three-hour laboratory periods each week. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 417 - Animal Histology


    3 hours

    A descriptive study of normal tissues, primarily those of man. The microscopic identification and characteristics of stained sections are emphasized in the laboratory. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 418 - Animal Physiology


    3 hours

    Functional processes used by animals in adjusting to their external environment and controlling their internal environment. Laboratories involve analysis of functions of major organ systems. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 ; CHEM 151  - CHEM 152  or BIOL 101  - BIOL 102 .
    FALL
  
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    BIOL 421 - Issues in Science and Society (W)


    3 hours

    A study of the philosophical basis of modern natural science as it relates to current issues in origins, biotechnology, bioethics, and environmental responsibility. Special attention is given to Christian perspectives of the issues discussed. This is a writing class and enrollment is limited. Seniors will be given preference. BIOL 421/RELT 421  will not count toward a biology major or minor.
    This course is cross-listed with RELT 421 , School of Religion. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BIOL 424 - Issues of Natural Science and Religion (W)


    3 hours

    A study of the scientific, philosophical and religious basis of modern science as it relates to issues in origins and speciation. The course will involve a comparison of the data related to various theories on the origin and history of living organisms based upon current knowledge in biology, paleontology, genetics, and other related areas. Special consideration will be given to Christian perspectives of the issues discussed. Recommended for the junior year. Three lectures each week.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BIOL 458 - Ecotoxicology


    3 hours

    Introduces the fundamentals of toxicology: harmful properties of chemicals, routes of exposure, factors that influence toxicity, targets of toxicity, and experimental methods. The class then focuses on how toxicants affect individuals, communities, populations, ecosystems, mass animal die offs, and animal development. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 151  - BIOL 152 .
    WINTER
  
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    BIOL 476 - Research in Biology


    1-2 hours

    This course is designed for biology students conducting original research previously designed in BIOL 305 . This course may be repeated up to 4 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 282 , BIOL 305 , permission of instructor, and approved proposal.
    FALL | WINTER
  
  
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    BIOL 496 - Senior Thesis (W)


    1 hour

    This course is designed to help students develop a publishable-quality research paper. Instruction consists of writing techniques and guidance in completing the research project. Students will give several oral progress reports, a final presentation at a Biology Research Symposium, and a completed Senior Thesis. This course may be repated up to 2 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 476  and permission of instructor.
    FALL | WINTER

Marketing

  
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    BMKT 229 - Personal Selling


    3 hours

    Designed to teach strategies that will increase promotional effectiveness when selling through personal, retail, and/or wholesale markets. This course focuses predominantly on personal sales. Topics include: prospecting, contact management, sales interaction and presentation, closing the sale, and follow-up.
    FALL
  
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    BMKT 265 - Topics in Marketing


    1-3 hours

    Selected topics designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty areas of business and management. This course may be repeated for credit with permission.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BMKT 292 - Sales Internship


    3 hours

    This course is designed primarily for students seeking an AS degree in Personal Selling. Students obtain on-the-job experience working under supervision either in direct selling or at a wholesaler, retailer, or company sales department on a full-time basis. A minimum of 100 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of internship may apply in an AS degree.)
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BMKT 295 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    A directed study involves individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the student.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Dean of the School.
  
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    BMKT 326 - Principles of Marketing


    3 hours

    A study of customer relationship management and the functions of marketing, including product, price, place, and promotion as they relate to consumers.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BMKT 327 - Consumer Behavior


    3 hours

    An analysis of the consumer decision-making process where behavioral science is combined with marketing theory to enable the marketer to understand and predict consumer behavior in the various stages of the buying decision.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 .
    WINTER
  
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    BMKT 328 - Sales Management


    3 hours

    An examination of the basic sales processes necessary to achieve organizational objectives and the professional techniques used in the management of the sales force ranging from planning-recruiting to day-to-day management.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326  or permission of instructor.
    FALL, even years
  
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    BMKT 345 - E-Marketing


    3 hours

    This course focuses on the technologies marketers use to implement strategic digital marketing programs with particular emphasis on the use of social media, content development, effective use of search engines as well as email and mobile marketing. Students will learn fundamentals of the cutting edge technology marketers utilize to develop effective online and mobile marketing campaigns.
    FALL
  
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    BMKT 375 - International Marketing


    3 hours

    An exploration of the rapidly expanding world of international marketing. Topics include joint ventures, partnerships, direct exporting, foreign subsidiaries, licensing, contract manufacturing, and direct investment. Doing business across cultural and national boundaries are examined in depth to gain an understanding of the nuances necessary to be successful with an international marketing venture.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 .
    FALL
  
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    BMKT 410 - Service Marketing


    3 hours

    A study of the knowledge needed to implement strategies for quality service to provide companies a competitive advantage. The customer-focused management model includes strategies for increasing customer satisfaction and retention through the design and implementation of service strategies. Topics include customer expectations, service development and design, service delivery, management and measurement of service quality, service recovery, and the financial effect of service strategies.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 .
    WINTER, odd years
  
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    BMKT 423 - Principles of Integrated Marketing Communication (SERV-2)


    3 hours

    An analysis of integrated marketing communications, with an emphasis on the role of advertising, promotion, direct marketing, and public relations. Topics include setting advertising objectives and budget, media strategy, creative strategy, and evaluating promotional effectiveness. Focus is on the design and management of a complete promotional strategy for an organization.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 .
    WINTER, even years
  
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    BMKT 424 - Marketing Strategy


    3 hours

    A case study approach to the solving of major marketing problems of various organizations and the ability to formulate appropriate strategies in responding to the presented case problems. Lab Fee: 2 ($15).
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 .
    WINTER
  
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    BMKT 465 - Topics in Marketing


    1-3 hours

    See course BMKT 265  for course description.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BMKT 491 - Marketing Practicum


    0-3 hours

    A practicum consists of supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of management on a part-time basis. The work may be done at various job sites. A minimum of 50 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. Students choosing 0 hours will receive a grade of pass/fail. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as an elective in the major.)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior status and permission of a supervising professor. (Registration for this course and an agreement with a supervising professor must be completed prior to beginning the work experience).
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BMKT 493 - Marketing Internship


    0-3 hours

    Students obtain on-the-job experience working under supervision at an ad agency, marketing department, marketing research company, wholesaler, retailer, or company sales department on a full-time basis. All hours must be completed on one job site. A minimum of 100 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. Students choosing 0 hours will receive a grade of pass/fail.
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER

     
  
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    BMKT 495 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    See BMKT 295  for course description.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Dean of the School.
  
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    BMKT 497 - Marketing Research


    3 hours

    A study of the role of research in marketing decision-making; research design, implementation, and analysis and interpretation of research findings. Students will do research for a real business organization, concluding with a research and marketing recommendation report to the sponsoring organization.
    Prerequisite(s): BMKT 326 ; BUAD 221  or  .
    WINTER

Broadcasting

  
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    BRDC 127 - Introduction to Digital Storytelling


    3 hours

    Presents the fundamentals of shooting and editing video and still photographs, as well as recording audio. Students will learn basic principles and aesthetics of using digital cameras and sound equipment purposefully to tell stories that inform, promote, or inspire, laying a foundation for later coursework refining and applying these skills. Students supply their own digital SLR camera with HD video shooting capabilities and a tripod with a pan fluid head. A limited supply of digital SLRs and tripods is available for $150 rental fee. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BRDC 201 - Introduction to Electronic Media


    3 hours

    Explores the history and structure of legacy media like film, radio, TV, and cable, with emphasis on emerging internet-based distribution including social media, video streaming, and mobile platforms. The course examines how political and regulatory bodies impact electronic media and considers its ethical and cultural effects.
    WINTER
  
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    BRDC 202 - Digital Audio Production


    3 hours

    An introduction to audio production, including use of microphones, digital media, non-linear audio editing, recording, mixing, and post-production. Oral communication emphasis includes instruction on announcing, interviewing, and other broadcast techniques. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    WINTER
  
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    BRDC 227 - Multi-Camera Production


    3 hours

    An introduction to the basics of producing both studio and multi-camera video programs. Students produce individual and group projects in the School’s studio in Brock Hall. Emphasis is also given to lighting, audio, and video editing. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    Prerequisite(s): BRDC 127 .
    FALL, odd years
  
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    BRDC 245 - Senior Project


    1 hour

    This student-selected, School-approved project demonstrates the student’s ability to perform in his/her major field. Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed. A written proposal for a project must be submitted to the advising professor by three weeks into the term. Lab Fee: 6 ($90).
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BRDC 265 - Topics in Broadcasting


    1-3 hours

    Selected topics in broadcast and related areas presented in a classroom setting. This course may be repeated for credit.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BRDC 291 - Practicum


    1-3 hours

    Supervised work in a broadcast station or media production environment. At least 90 clock hours of work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. Procedures and guidelines are available from the School. Retroactive credit is not available.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor before arranging for practicum.
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BRDC 295 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    For students who want to do independent research and/or media production. Directed study topics will be selected with guidance from the instructor who will serve as a consultant to the student in carrying out the project.
  
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    BRDC 314 - Broadcast News Writing (W)


    3 hours

    Gathering information, interviewing, writing, and editing for the broadcast media. How to start, develop, and polish hard news and feature stories by writing to sound and pictures. Students write, copy, and produce sound documentaries. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).
    Prerequisite(s): BRDC 202 ; JOUR 205 .
    FALL, even years
  
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    BRDC 327 - Advanced Field Production


    3 hours

    An advanced video production class with a focus on digital video acquisition, non-linear editing, and the production of television graphics. Students will produce a series of single-camera video projects, utilizing non-linear editing and digital effects programs. This course will also include an introduction to video streaming on the Web. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    Prerequisite(s): BRDC 227 .
    WINTER, odd years
  
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    BRDC 391 - Practicum


    1-3 hours

    See BRDC 291  for course description.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor before arranging for practicum.
    FALL | WINTER | PRACTICUM
  
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    BRDC 417 - Media Management and Ministry


    3 hours

    An analysis of the challenges involved in planning and operating electronic media including personnel, programming, business ethics, community relations, sales, FCC policies and promotion. Students interview media managers during field trips to area radio, TV, and cable operations. Added emphasis on Christian broadcasting including WSMC-FM and other local media ministries. Case study method is involved.
    Prerequisite(s): BRDC 201 .
    FALL, even years
  
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    BRDC 426 - TV News Reporting and Performance


    3 hours

    Students become reporters, videographers, producers, and anchors for a weekly newscast produced in the School’s Brock Hall studio. Students learn basics of visual storytelling as they use digital equipment to shoot and edit packages for broadcast. In addition, each student is required to create an on-line resume reel essential for getting a first job. Emphasis is on visual storytelling and performance skills. Includes lectures and one three-hour lab per week. Lab Fee: 11 ($240).
    Prerequisite(s):  BRDC 127 , BRDC 314 , BRDC 227 /BRDC 327 , or COMM 315 .
    FALL, even years
  
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    BRDC 445 - Senior Project


    1 hour

    See BRDC 245  for course description. Lab Fee: 6 ($90).
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BRDC 465 - Topics in Broadcasting


    1-3 hours

    See BRDC 265  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BRDC 492 - Broadcast/Media Production Internship


    3 hours

    Students work at a broadcast station or media production facility to obtain on-the-job experience, preferably during an 8 to 12 week period the summer between the junior and senior year when no other college course is taken. At least 300 clock hours of work experience are required. Procedures and guidelines are available from the School. Retroactive credit is not available.
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of half the requirements for a major or minor in broadcast journalism or media production and School approval before arranging for internship.
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BRDC 495 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    See BRDC 295  for course description.

Business Administration

  
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    BUAD 103 - Trial Advocacy Basics


    1 hour

    This course will familiarize students with basic concepts of law, educate them about the American justice system and teach them effective trial advocacy techniques. The course is ideal for students competing in mock trial program. However, no prior mock trial or public speaking experience is necessary. All students will learn about persuasive oral presentation, thinking on their feet, legal analysis, and public speaking.
    SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 126 - Introduction to Business (IN-9)


    3 hours

    A course designed to provide a basic understanding of the American business system and free enterprise concepts. Business practices, business terminology and contemporary business issues are covered. Students who have 18 or more hours of credit in business courses are ineligible to take this course for credit.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 128 - Personal Finance (IN-9)


    3 hours

    A course in basic economic concepts and business terminology and practices designed to provide the techniques to manage personal finances. Budgeting, consumerism, insurance, home ownership, and investments are included in the topics covered.
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 217 - Business-Computer Concepts and Applications


    3 hours

    This course examines current computer-based technologies as effective tools to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making in business contexts. Students will be exposed to issues involving the professional, ethical, legal, and social use of technology and the Internet. Students gain hands-on experience using and managing office applications including word processing, spreadsheets, database, and other document management software.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 221 - Business Statistics


    3 hours

    The emphasis is on applied statistics as a tool for management decision-making. Topics include: descriptive statistics, elementary probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, inferences, correlation and regression, time series analysis, forecasting, variance analysis, and decision theory.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 233 - Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector (SERV-2)


    3 hours

    This course offers the student an overview of the development and current status of the nonprofit sector in the United States with specific focus on youth and human service agencies. Students will study the unique philosophical, financial, and administrative qualities of this rapidly growing sector of society, as they observe and assess local nonprofit agencies at work.
    FALL
  
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    BUAD 265 - Topics in Business


    1-3 hours

    Selected topics designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty areas of business and management. This course may be repeated for credit with permission.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 288 - Seminar in Business Administration


    1 hour

    Includes the Eugene Anderson Lecture Series in business. Top men and women in their field present lectures in insurance, real estate, finance, retailing, production management. Attendance at ten lectures is required. This course may be repeated for credit.
    WINTER
  
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    BUAD 294 - Business Administration International Study Tour


    1-3 hours

    A trip designed to acquaint the student with important international business centers and facilities along with cultural experiences unique to the country. Various types of organizations will be visited such as financial, manufacturing, merchandising, educational, and cultural organizations. Lab Fee: 31 ($2000). An additional fee may be required to cover additional travel expenses.
    This course is cross-listed with BUAD 494 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 295 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    A directed study involves individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the student.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Dean of the School.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 296 - Business Administration Study Tour


    1 hour

    A trip designed to acquaint the student with important large business centers and facilities. Focus will be on financial, merchandising, advertising, and cultural organizations. Lab Fee: 22 ($1,100). An additional fee may be required to cover additional travel expenses.
    FALL
  
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    BUAD 305 - Introduction to Business Analytics


    3 hours

    The course is an introduction to exploring and modeling large amounts of data to uncover previously unknown patterns. It includes the process of formulating, developing, analyzing and interpreting models for the purpose of visualizing and communicating information for problem-solving and decision-making in areas such as finance, operations, marketing, retail, health care, insurance, supply chain networks, etc. Topics include: regression scenario analysis; decision making analysis; optimization and linear programming; forecasting models; sensitivity analysis; scenario analysis; project management; and others.
    Prerequisite(s): BUAD 217 MATH 215 .
    FALL
  
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    BUAD 312 - Professional Communication and Leadership


    3 hours

    This course develops proficiency in written and oral communication that creates clear understanding in professional contexts with attention to developing and delivering strong presentations; the theory and practice of group dynamics and processes and effective leadership skills. 
    This course is cross-listed with COMM 312 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    Prerequisite(s): COMM 135 ; ENGL 102 .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 339 - Business Law


    3 hours

    This course examines the nature, function and ethical issues of United States law and international treaties governing business transactions, corporate formations, agency, employment, negotiable instruments, property, basic tort and product liability issues. Special emphasis will be given to contract law and the application of the uniform commercial code governing sales and contract formation and enforcement.  In addition to providing a basic understanding of business law this course is designed to prepare the student for the law component of the uniform certified public accountants examination and to provide a foundation for those students who wish to advance to law school.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 358 - Ethical, Social, and Legal Environment of Business (W)


    3 hours

    A study of how business should operate within the ethical, social, legal, and political environment, and how individuals in leadership should relate to various social and ethical problems. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 412 - Preparing to Meet the Firms


    1 hour

    This seminar course provides opportunities to interact with guest lecturers and professors across disciplines. It provides students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs.
    This course is cross-listed with NRSG 412  and NURS 412 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 465 - Topics in Business


    1-3 hours

    See BUAD 265  for course description.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 488 - Seminar in Business Administration


    1 hour

    See BUAD 288  for course description.
    WINTER
  
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    BUAD 490 - International Semester


    0 hours

    Lab fee for the international semester abroad. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 491 - Business Practicum


    0-3 hours

    A practicum consists of supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of accounting on a part-time basis. The work may be done at various job sites. Students choosing 0 hours will receive a grade of pass/fail. A minimum of 50 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as an elective in the major.)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior status and permission of a supervising professor. (Registration for this course and an agreement with a supervising professor must be completed prior to beginning the work experience).
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 492 - Business Internship


    0-3 hours

    An internship consists of on-the-job experience working under supervision on a full-time basis. All hours must be completed on one job site. Students choosing 0 hours will receive a grade of pass/fail. A minimum of 100 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as an elective in the major.)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior status and permission of a supervising professor. (Registration for this course and an agreement with a supervising professor must be completed prior to beginning the work experience).
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 493 - International Business Communications (W)


    3 hours

    Provides students with a theoretical and practical framework for understanding and conducting effective oral and written communication in an international business environment. Special emphasis on business letter writing, report development, presentation delivery, resume writing, and interviewing skills within a multicultural context (face-saving, team decisions, non-verbal communication and related language issues, geography, religion, education, history, and politics). This course may substitute for the required business core class BUAD 312 .
    Prerequisite(s): COMM 135 ; ENGL 101  - ENGL 102 .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 494 - Business Administration International Study Tour


    1-3 hours

    See BUAD 294  for course description. Lab Fee: 31 ($2000).
    This course is cross-listed with BUAD 294 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    SUMMER
  
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    BUAD 495 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    See BUAD 295  for course description.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Dean of the School.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    BUAD 496 - Business Administration Study Tour


    1 hour

    See BUAD 296  for course description. Lab Fee: 22 ($1,100).
    FALL
  
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    BUAD 497 - Business Research


    3 hours

    This course permits students to apply principles of research and statistical analysis of data leading to the completion of a research project.
    Prerequisite(s): BUAD 221  or  ; MGNT 334 .
    FALL | WINTER

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 107 - Chemistry of Everyday Life (IN-7)


    3 hours

    An introductory course that uses a “hands-on” approach to teach the basic principles of chemistry (including the use of basic scientific instruments) applied to everyday life. Topics may include forensic science, household chemicals, drugs (prescription, over-the-counter, or illicit), hazards and risks, food chemistry, polymers, and cosmetics. This course does not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry.
    Prerequisite(s): A minimum Mathematics ACT score of 17, SAT score of 470, R-SAT score of 460 or a minimum grade of “C” in  .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    CHEM 111 - Survey of Chemistry I (IN-7)


    3 hours

    A survey course designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of inorganic chemistry. Does not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry. Three hours of lecture each week.
    Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 113 ; a minimum Mathematics ACT score of 17, SAT score of 470, R-SAT score of 460, or a minimum grade of “C” in  .
    FALL
  
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    CHEM 113 - Survey of Chemistry Laboratory I (IN-7)


    1 hour

    Laboratory material designed to illustrate the material in CHEM 111 . Does not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry. Two and one-half hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 1 ($10).
    Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 111 .
    FALL
  
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    CHEM 114 - Survey of Chemistry Laboratory II


    1 hour

    Laboratory material designed to illustrate the material in CHEM 120 . Does not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry.Two and one-half hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 1 ($10).
    Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 120 .
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 120 - Survey of Health Chemistry


    3 hours

    A survey course designed to familiarize the student with basic principles of chemistry, with emphasis on the organic chemistry and biochemistry needed to understand health-related topics including metabolism, physiology, and disease. Does not apply to a major or minor in chemistry. Three hours of lecture each week.
    Prerequisite(s): Minimum composite ACT score of 18, SAT score of 1290, R-SAT score of 940, or CHEM 111  with a grade of C- or higher.
    FALL | WINTER | SUMMER
  
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    CHEM 151 - General Chemistry (IN-7)


    4 hours

    CHEM 151 is the first portion of a two-semester course that is an introduction to the fundamental laws and accepted theories of chemistry. Areas to be studied include stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure and bonding, states of matter, and thermochemistry. It is expected that students will have successfully completed a high school chemistry course or CHEM 111  before enrolling in CHEM 151. Three hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 1 ($10).
    Prerequisite(s): A minimum Mathematics ACT score of 19, SAT score of 460, R-SAT score of 500, or a minimum grade of “C” in  .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    CHEM 152 - General Chemistry


    4 hours

    CHEM 152 is the second portion of a two-semester course that continues the introduction to the fundamental laws and accepted theories of chemistry. Areas to be studied include chemical equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, acids and bases, oxidation-reduction and electrochemistry, descriptive chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Three hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 1 ($10).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 151  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 205 - Tutoring Chemistry (SERV-2)


    1 hour

    In this course, students will gain knowledge of current research that provides information about learning and learning styles. They will learn and demonstrate good pedagogical tools that promote learning in chemistry. They will be trained with effective one on one teaching methodologies such as Socratic dialogue, concept modeling and scaffolding. They will also be instructed in methods that will help identify common chemical misconceptions that cause the learner difficulty with chemistry. Active tutoring, totaling 15 hours during the semester, will allow the tutors to use the identification tools and instructional methods mastered so that they can become adept at working with all types of learners and subject material. This service learning training equips each student with lifelong tools that may be used to provide community service as an effective tutor.
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 152  with a grade of B or higher or permission of instructor.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    CHEM 295 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    A course emphasizing individual directed study by a student who wishes to explore an area of chemistry not listed in the regular course offerings.
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of CHEM 152 .
  
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    CHEM 311 - Organic Chemistry


    4 hours

    CHEM 311 is the first portion of a two-semester course designed to provide the student with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of organic chemistry and the behavior of organic molecules. It introduces organic molecules and functional groups, the tools used to purify and structurally characterize these molecules, the chemical principles governing their stability and reactivity, and the application of these principles to organic synthesis. The laboratory portion of the course provides practical experience in the application of this knowledge and develops the basic laboratory techniques essential for the synthesis and purification of organic compounds. Three hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 152  with a grade of C- or higher.
    FALL
  
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    CHEM 312 - Organic Chemistry


    4 hours

    CHEM 312 is the second portion of a two-semester course designed to provide the student with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of organic chemistry and the behavior of organic molecules. The main topics covered are UV-Vis and mass spectrometry; aromatic compounds and their substitution reactions; additions to and substitutions at the carbonyl functionality; enolates and other carbon nucleophiles; chemistry of organic radicals; pericyclic reactions; and carbohydrates and amino acids. The laboratory portion of the course provides practical experience in the application of this knowledge and develops the basic laboratory techniques essential for the synthesis and purification of organic compounds. Three hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 311  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 315 - Quantitative Analysis


    4 hours

    A study of equilibria as it applies to analytical chemistry. Techniques of determinations, sampling, handling of data, and the detailed chemistry involved are studied in terms of quantitative determinations. Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 152  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 321 - Instrumental Analysis


    4 hours

    A study of the theories, techniques, and instruments involved in spectrometry, chromatography, and electrochemistry. Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week.
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 315  with a grade of C- or higher.
    FALL, even years
  
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    CHEM 361 - Biochemistry I


    4 hours

    A study of the basic principles of the chemistry of living organisms. Topics presented include the structure, properties, and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins; an introduction to bioenergetics; enzyme kinetics and mechanisms; and carbohydrate, lipid, and energy metabolism. Four hours of lecture each week. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 312  and BIOL 151  with a grade of C- or higher or consent of instructor.
    FALL
  
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    CHEM 362 - Biochemistry II


    3 hours

    A continued study of the basic principles of the chemistry of living organisms. Topics presented include photosynthesis, protein and nucleic acid metabolism, and information pathways. Three hours of lecture each week. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 361  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 363 - Biochemistry Laboratory


    1 hour

    An introduction to the fundamental techniques used in the study of biochemical systems, including the separation and analysis of biological molecules, enzyme kinetics, and metabolism studies. Requires computer data analysis. Four hours of laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 315  and CHEM 361  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
  
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    CHEM 385 - Chemistry Seminar


    1 hour

    An introduction to the use of chemical literature as a source of information and the techniques involved in making scientific presentations. Oral and written presentations are made on specific topics in chemistry. These presentations must utilize Power Point and word processing skills. It is recommended that this course be taken in the junior year, prior to taking CHEM 496 .
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of CHEM 312  and COMM 135  with a grade of C- or higher.
    WINTER
 

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