STAT 1127. Introductory Statistics (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on math placement exam or completion of any of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: MATH 1001, MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113, MATH 1125, or MATH 1131. Survey of modern statistical methods applicable to behavioral, biological, health and managerial sciences, and education. Organization and analysis of data, probability distributions, sampling distributions, point estimation, confidence interval, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis. (Course fee required.)
ENVS 3105. Foundations of Environmental Science (3-3-4) Prerequisite: BIOL1215, CHEM1211/1211L and GEOL1121/1121L. Lecture and laboratory course exploring key concepts in the field of Environmental Science: the science of our environment including chemical, ecological, atmospheric, and geological systems; human-environment interaction; and the nature of environmental problems and solutions. The course emphasizes field and laboratory applications for environmental assessment and monitoring.
CHEM 1212. Principles of Chemistry 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L with a grade of C or better in each. Co-requisite: CHEM 1212L. Second course in a two-semester sequence covering the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry designed for science majors. Topics include liquids and solids, reactions and properties of solutions; equilibrium, chemical kinetics, acid-base theory, thermodynamics, oxidation and reduction, and electrochemistry.
CHEM 1212L. Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L with a grade of "C" or better in each; Corequisite: CHEM 1212. The laboratory includes acid-base titrations, kinetics and thermodynamic experiments, volumetric analysis and qualitative analysis of selected cations. (Course fee required.)
CHEM 2115. Quantitative Chemical Analysis (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L with a grade of C or better in each. Co-requisite: CHEM 2315. An introduction into the field of analytical chemistry. Topics include acquisition of analytical data and statistical analysis; theory of simple and complex equilibria such as acid-base, precipitation, redox and complexation reactions, and their analytical applications; electrochemistry; spectroscopy, and chromatography.
CHEM 2315. Quantitative Chemical Analysis Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L with a grade of C or better in each; Corequisite: CHEM 2115. Laboratory course emphasizing wet chemical methods of analysis. Topics include data handling, volumetric, gravimetric, precipitation, acid-base, metal chelation, and redox titrations, non-aqueous titrations, gravimetry, ion-exchange equilibria, and spectroscopic methods of analysis. The sequence of the experiments in the laboratory is chosen to coordinate with the lecture materials. (Course fee required.)
GEOG 2215. Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems (3-2-4) Geography 2215 is the first course in the Geographic Information Systems sequence. This course introduces students to the art and science of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related geospatial technologies, geographic analysis, map communication, and geographic inquiry. In the course, students will learn about the major components of Geographic Information Systems, including the hardware, software, people and data needed to make these systems useful.(Course fee required)
ENVS 6235. Introduction to Geographic Information and Global Positioning Systems (3-2-4) Utilization of GIS and GPS to portray existing spatial datasets, create new datasets and analyze datasets with emphasis on environmental applications, especially the analysis of change in environmental conditions on a landscape scale. Projects will require lab time beyond that scheduled. (Course fee required.)