BIOL 1231K. General Biology I (3-2-4) Prerequisites: Math readiness score of MATH 1111 or higher or completion of MATH 0195 or higher with a grade of "C" or better. Part one of a two-course sequence designed for biology majors. This course is an introduction to basic concepts in biological chemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, and evolution. (Course fee required. Course may not be used to satisfy Area D of the core curriculum.)
BIOL 1232K. General Biology II (3-2-4) Prerequisites: BIOL 1231K with a grade of "C" or better. Part two of a two-course sequence designed for biology majors. This course is an introduction to basic concepts in evolution, ecology, biological classification and biodiversity. (Course fee required. Course may not be used to satisfy Area D of the core curriculum.)
CHEM 1212. Principles of Chemistry 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L with a minimum grade of C 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) Corequisite: CHEM 1212. Laboratory exercises supplement the lecture materials and develop knowledge of chemical concepts. The laboratory experiments include complexometric titration; colligative properties; kinetics; equilibria; qualitative analysis. (Course fee required.)
ENGL 3158. Writing in the Workplace (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Study and practice of the principles of written communications in business: letter writing, report writing, planning, organizing writing, and rewriting from research to final manuscript. Some emphasis on word processing and telecommunications skills. (Course fee required.)
HESC 3165. Working with the Aged (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Techniques of helping the aged deal with the mental, emotional, and physical adjustments inherent in this stage of life.
HESC 4107. Fundamentals of School Health (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. An introduction to the structures and services of a comprehensive school health program.
HESC 4129. Death and Dying (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. An evaluation of current concepts of moral, legal, medical, and psychological aspects of dying and death. Strategies for the health professional assisting people through this final stage of life will be emphasized.
HESC 4698. Internship (1-10-3) Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of department. Field experience in an appropriate agency or occupational setting where the student can gain practical experience in health services. (S/U grading.) (Course fee required.)
HESC 4795. Seminar in Health Science (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Special topics and problems in the health sciences. May be taken twice for credit if topics differ.
HESC 4899. Independent Study (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Senior standing, 24 hours of HESC courses, and consent of instructor. Areas and topics vary with professors. (Course fee required.)
HESC 5106. Behavioral Determinants of Health and Disease (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Exploration of mind-body connections as related to the development of physical illness as well as optimal well-being. Emphasis is on current research in this subject area.
HESC 5108. Consumer Health (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. An analysis of information requisites to being an informed consumer of health-related products. Fraud, quackery, and consumer protection systems will be included.
HESC 5109. Grant Writing for the Health Professions (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 and 1102 with grades of "C" or better. Introduction into the techniques of grant writing to include formalizing a conceptual health-related proposal, conducting a community needs assessment, and seeking relevant funders.
HESC 5188. Contemporary Health Problems (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. A study of current health problems of major concern in the U.S., their antecedents and role of the educational system in their mitigation.
ITDS 2106. Medical Terminology (3-0-3) Construction and interpretation of terms used in health and medical professions with a focus on prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms. Students will define and interpret medical terms relating to structure and function, pathology, diagnosis, clinical procedures, and pharmacology.
MATH 1113. Pre-Calculus (4-0-4) Prerequisite: MATH 1111 with a grade of "C" or better or an appropriate math placement score. This course is designed to prepare students for calculus, physics, and related technical subjects. Topics include algebraic and transcendental functions and an intensive study of trigonometric functions.
PHYS 1111. Introductory Physics 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Co-requisite: PHYS 1311. An introductory course which will include mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum and collisions, and rotational motion and statics), and may also include thermodynamics and waves. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used. (Course fee required.)
PHYS 1311. Introductory Physics 1 Lab (0-2-1) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: PHYS 1111. Selected laboratory experiments paralleling the topics covered in PHYS 1111. (Course fee required.)