Oct 19, 2021  
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Athletic Training

  
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    ATR 355 Athletic Training Practicum II

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of Athletic Training Practicum I and is designed to offer the student opportunities to observe and perform professional skills under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer in a field setting. Practical experience may include athletic training room duties, work with low and high risk sports, male and female athletes, and observation of orthopedic surgeries. Scheduled seminars are required. Practicum experiences may only be completed at Salem State University or one of its approved affiliated sites. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Junior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL355. Prerequisites: ATR 351  or SFL351, current CPR certification.
  
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    ATR 356 Strength and Conditioning

    3 Credit(s)
    This course focuses on the development of appropriate strength and conditioning programs for optimizing sport performance, individualized strength programs, and the physiological responses of the body to those programs. The principles and guidelines for appropriate and safe testing techniques will be addressed as well as how to design specific training programs. Three lecture hours per week. Required of students in the Athletic Training major and SMS students in the Fitness/Wellness Concentration.
  
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    ATR 400 Special Topics in Athletic Training

    3 Credit(s)
    This course provides an opportunity for intensive study in a selected area of Athletic Training. Topics will vary from semester to semester, and will be announced in advance. Three hours per week. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    ATR 451 Therapeutic Modalities

    4 Credit(s)
    Through lecture, discussion, and laboratory, the fundamentals and techniques of injury rehabilitation involving therapeutic modalities will be examined. Course will emphasize the physiological effects on the healing process, selection, and use of thermo, electrical and mechanical agents. Four lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Junior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL451. Prerequisites: ATR 201 , ATR 202  or SFL350A, SFL353.
  
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    ATR 452 Athletic Training Practicum III

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of Athletic Training Practicum I & II and is designed to offer the student opportunities to observe and perform professional skills under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer in a field setting. Practical experience may include athletic training room duties, work with low and high risk sports, male and female athletes, and observation of orthopedic surgeries. Scheduled seminars are required. Practicum experiences may only be completed at Salem State University or one of its approved affiliated sites. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Junior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL452. Prerequisites: ATR 355  or SFL355, current CPR certification.
  
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    ATR 453 Athletic Training Practicum IV

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of Athletic Training Practicum I, II, & III and is designed to offer the student opportunities to observe and perform professional skills under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer in a field setting. Practical experience may include athletic training room duties, work with low and high risk sports, male and female athletes, and observation of orthopedic surgeries. Scheduled seminars are required. Practicum experiences may only be completed at Salem State University or one of its approved affiliated sites. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Senior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL453. Prerequisites: ATR 452  or SFL452, current CPR certification.
  
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    ATR 454 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training Programs

    3 Credit(s)
    Through lecture, discussion, demonstration and class participation, this course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage an athletic training facility. Includes topics such as budgeting, purchasing, facility design, record keeping, injury data collection, computerized programs, administering pre-participation examinations, legal concerns, staffing and scheduling. Three lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Senior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL454. Prerequisites: Either ATR 354  or SFL354, and either ATR 451  or SFL451.
  
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    ATR 455 Clinical Pathology and Pharmacology

    3 Credit(s) W-III
    Presentation of disease manifestations of the human body and the athletic trainer’s role in assessment and control methods. Overview of general pharmacology including over-the-counter and major prescribed medication, drug interaction and clinical implications will be included. Exposure to general medical pathology and pharmacology will be facilitated through a series of reading and writing assignments and a required field experience. Three lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for senior year.
    Prerequisites: W-II course and ATR 453 .
  
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    ATR 479 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training

    1 Credit(s)
    Seminars will include discussions on current topics pertaining to the field of athletic training. Students will be exposed to a variety of allied health care providers through guest lectures. One lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. Recommended for Senior year. Not open to students who have received credit for SFL479. Prerequisite: ATR 454  or SFL454.

Biology

  
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    BIO 105 Biological Systems

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    This course deals with fundamental biological systems, from the cellular to the organismal level. With appropriate reference to man, the course will emphasize the unity and diversity of operational systems in all organisms. Topics are intended to provide a foundation of basic principles and vocabulary to be utilized in Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Nursing courses. Laboratory exercises introduce dissection, microscopy, experimentation and observation. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO101 or BIO103 or BIO 122 , or BIO 132 . Co-requisite: CHE117  or CHE124  or CHE130 .
  
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    BIO 115H Honors Biology-Organisms

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    This course focuses on biological diversity and includes the topics of ecology, evolution, and a survey of living organisms. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Open only to students in the Honors Program. Not open to Biology or Nursing Majors. Not open to students who have completed BIO102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO108H or BIO 121  or BIO 131 . Together withBIO116H , this course can be used as a lab science sequence in the current/old core curriculum. Prerequisite: Open only to students in the Honors Program.
  
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    BIO 116H Honors Biology-Cells

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    Topics covered in this course include cell structure and function, biochemical principles, genetics, and organ systems. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Open only to students in the Honors Program. Not open to students who have completed BIO101 or BIO103, or BIO 105  or BIO107H or BIO 122  or BIO 132 .
  
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    BIO 121 Diversity of Life

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    Features of diversity among organisms are emphasized. Topics include taxonomy, a survey of the biological kingdoms, anatomy and physiology of representative organisms, and the interaction of the organism and its living and nonliving environment. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO102 or BIO103, or BIO108H, or BIO 115H , or BIO 131 .
  
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    BIO 122 World of Cells

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    Basic biological principles common to all living things are emphasized. Topics include basic chemistry, cell form and function, respiration, photosynthesis, principles of Mendelian and molecular genetics, the origin of life, and principles of evolution. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO101 or BIO103, or BIO105, or BIO107H, or BIO 116H , or BIO 132 .
  
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    BIO 124 Human and Social Biology

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    This course is given in two units.  I: The phylogeny of Homo sapiens and the milestones in human social and cultural development, including the role humans play in global ecology.  II: Human genetics and the structural and functional organization of the human body.  Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO102B, BIO121 or BIO123.
  
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    BIO 131 Introduction to Organisms

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    This course is intended as one-half of a two-semester sequence with BIO 132 . This course examines the diversity of life within evolutionary and ecological frameworks. Lecture topics include the kingdoms of life, evolutionary theory, basic anatomy and physiology of organisms, behavior, ecosystems and ecology. Emphasis will be placed on the different physiological and ecological adaptations of organisms for a vast array of ecosystems within the natural world. Laboratory exercises introduce basic dissection techniques, computer simulations, experimental design and analysis and experiments on the interactions between organisms and their environments. Student projects involve group experiments developing lab and field work, library and presentation skills. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Intended for students majoring in Biology. Not open to students who have completed BIO102 or BIO 108H, or BIO 115H  or BIO 121 .
  
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    BIO 132 Introduction to Cells

    4 Credit(s) DII SR SRL
    This course is intended as one half of a two-semester sequence with BIO131. An integrated course stressing basic principles of biology. Lecture topics include chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism, genetics, DNA and protein synthesis, and evolution. Life processes are examined to illustrate these biological concepts. Emphasis is placed on relationships between structure and function at the cellular level. Laboratory exercises introduce microscopy, scientific writing and research, data analysis, and experimental techniques. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Intended for students majoring in Biology or Geology. Not open to students who have completed BIO101 or BIO103, or BIO 105  , or BIO107H, or BIO 116H , or BIO 122 .
  
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    BIO 137 Explorations in Biology

    1-3 Credit(s)
    This course affords both Salem State College students not majoring in Biology and individuals not currently enrolled at Salem State College the opportunity to gain practical and/or technical experience in biology by working with faculty on a cooperatively identified and developed variable credit experience. Participants will define a project or learning experience, investigate their project, and synthesize a report while working closely with their instructor, and appropriate faculty member. Not open to Biology majors. Prerequisites: Permission of Chairperson and prospective faculty advisor.
  
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    BIO 200 Anatomy and Physiology I

    4 Credit(s) DII
    This is the first half of a two-course sequence, within which the various systems of the human body will be studied, including tissues and skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Appropriate medical terminology will be introduced. Three lecture hours and one-three hour laboratory per week. Not open to Biology majors, except those with a concentration in Medical Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology, or to students who have completed BIO206. Prerequisites: BIO 105  or an introductory Biology lab sequence; CHE 117  or  CHE 124  or CHE 130 ; or permission of the Department Chairperson. Co-requisite for Biology majors: CHE 212 .
  
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    BIO 201 Anatomy and Physiology II

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A continuation of Anatomy and Physiology I with emphasis on the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, immune and reproductive systems. Appropriate medical terminology will be introduced. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Not open to Biology Majors, except those with a concentration in Medical Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology, or to students who have completed BIO 206 . Prerequisite: BIO 200 .
  
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    BIO 203 Introduction to Aquaculture

    3 Credit(s) DII
    Students explore the biological, sociological and economical constraints to the culture of finfish and shellfish. Procedures used to culture finfish and shellfish commercially in the United States are emphasized, although globally important species and procedures are covered. Where appropriate, locally important species are used to illustrate important concepts and effective techniques. Instruction is through lectures, discussions, and occasional required weekend field trips. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105  or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , BIO 121 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 204 Introduction to Human Genetics

    3 Credit(s) DII SR
    This course examines human heredity and related social issues. Topics include the physical basis of heredity, gene expression, human genetic diversity and disease, gene technology, and bioethics. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    BIO 205 Aquaculture Methods

    1 Credit(s)
    Students learn how to sample and culture fish and to monitor their aquatic environment. Water quality, proper nutrition and prevention and control of parasites/pathogens are examined. Proper use and storage of equipment and supplies are practiced: importance of good record keeping and use of computers in aquaculture are emphasized. One or two weekend field trips may be required. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: One semester of college level chemistry, or permission of Department Chairperson. Co-requisite: BIO 203 .
  
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    BIO 206 Structure and Function of the Human Body

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A study of the fundamental anatomy and physiology of the human body including basic concepts of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, endocrine, respiratory, and urogenital systems. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to Biology majors or students who have completed BIO 200 -BIO 201 . Prerequisites: BIO102 or BIO102B, or BIO103, BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or  BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 121 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson. 
  
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    BIO 208 Environmental Problems: An Ecological Approach

    3 Credit(s) DII
    A course which explores the scientific basis for current local, regional and worldwide environmental problems. The principles underlying the support and maintenance of ecosystems are discussed. The course material demonstrates how solutions to environmental problems lie in recognizing ecological principles and managing human ecosystems accordingly. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: One introductory college-level natural science course or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 210 Basic Nutrition

    3 Credit(s) DII
    Foods, their sources and groupings. The caloric, carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamin, and mineral components of foods. The effects of adequate, excessive, and deficient amounts of these components on bodily health. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: One college-level course in Biology or Chemistry.
  
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    BIO 212 Cell Biology

    4 Credit(s) DII Q
    An analysis of cells, the basic units of life, emphasizing eukaryotic subcellular and molecular structures and how they influence and control cell functions. The course will involve investigating relationships of intracellular structures and interactions of cells with their environment using an integration of cytological, ultrastructural, biochemical, physiological, molecular, and genetic approaches. Laboratories will stress investigative methods of studying cells. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Intended for students majoring in Biology. Prerequisites: BIO102 or BIO102B, or BIO103, BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or  BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 121 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson; and CHE 130 . Co-requisite: CHE 212 .
  
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    BIO 214 Marine Biology

    3 Credit(s) DII SR
    Marine Biology is an introduction to the biology of marine organisms. Selected organisms will be used to develop an understanding of the biological principles common to marine organisms. The taxonomy, evolution, ecology, behavior, and physiology of marine life will be discussed. Demonstrations and occasional local field trips will stress the identification of local marine forms and the ecology of different habitats. In the Fall semester, field trips may occur on weekends. Not open to Biology Majors or students who have taken BIO 322 .
  
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    BIO 215 HIV and the Immune System

    3 Credit(s) DII
    This course will focus on the biology of both the human immune system and the Human Immunodeficiency VIrus. Lectures will explore the mechanisms of HIV growth in host cells, and HIV damage to the host immune system. Additional topics include the prevention of HIV transmission, treatment of HIV infection, and the possibility of HIV vaccine development. Prerequisites: An Introductory Biology laboratory sequence, or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 216 Introduction to Marine Mammals

    3 Credit(s) DII
    This course explores the biology and natural history of marine mammals in the North Atlantic, including whales, dolphins and seals. Topics include evolution, anatomy, behavior, field identification, and the history of whaling and contemporary whaling issues. Demonstration laboratory work will focus on smaller marine mammals. One Saturday field trip on Massachusetts Bay is required. One three-hour lecture per week. Offered by the Marine Studies Consortium. Application to campus representative of the Marine Studies Consortium must be made one semester prior to experience. Additional tuition fee required by Marine Studies Consortium. Prerequisites: BIO102 or BIO102B, or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 220 Evolutionary Morphology

    3 Credit(s) DII
    This course explores the evolutionary morphology of vertebrates and includes some comparison with invertebrates. Topics include development, morphology, evolution and evolutionary history, biomechanics, and biophysics. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: An introductory Biology lab sequence, or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 300 Botany

    4 Credit(s) DII Q
    A survey of major plant groups with emphasis on plant relationships, means of reproduction, morphology, and physiology. Fieldwork will be programmed when conditions are favorable. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Scheduled weekend field trips will be required. Prerequisite: An introductory Biology laboratory sequence, or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 301 Conservation Biology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    This course is designed to apply basic biological principles and theories to the challenges involved in the conservation of genetic, species, and community diversity. Current threats to biological diversity and the efficacy of conservation efforts will be addressed. Special emphasis will be placed on the global scope of this rapidly evolving science. Through the use of informational technology, students will investigate local and international conservation issues. Occasional field trips may be required. Four lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: An Introductory Biology laboratory sequence or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 304 Microbiology and Its Applications

    4 Credit(s)
    An introduction to the characteristics and biology of microorganisms, with emphasis on the epidemiology of human pathogens, and understanding of the infective process, immunology, and control of these organisms. The laboratory phase of this course will provide the student with practice in aseptic techniques and manipulation of microbial environments. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not allowed for Biology major credits or open to Biology majors. Prerequisites: BIO 105 , CHE 125 .
  
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    BIO 305 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A study of the ontogeny, phylogeny, structure, and taxonomy of the vertebrates. Laboratory will consist of the comparative, systematic dissection and study of selected vertebrate types. Three lecture hours and two two-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 308 Entomology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    The morphology, physiology, ecology, taxonomy, and systematics of insects are studied. Methods of identifying, collecting, and preserving insects are introduced; the preparation of a small insect collection is required. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week; required field trips to local habitats for observation and collection of insects will be scheduled for two Saturdays in September. Offered in the Fall of even-numbered years. Prerequisites: BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 310 Invertebrate Zoology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    The morphology, physiology, ecology, taxonomy, and systematics of invertebrates are studied. Required field trips, including two full-day trips, perhaps on weekends, to local habitats and scientific institutions for observation of aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates will be conducted. Three lecture hours and two two-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 311 Cell Communications

    3 Credit(s)
    This course will explore the molecular mechanisms that cells utilize to detect and respond to the extracellular environment.  Cells employ many sophisticated means of biochemical communication to obtain nutrients, maintain stable internal conditions, reproduce, differentiate, and migrate.  This course will examine the biochemical and molecular processes that contribute to these cellular behaviors.  Prerequisite:   and   or permission of the department chairperson.
  
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    BIO 312 Developmental Biology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    The basic principles of development are studied. Though material illustrating developmental stages in a wide variety of organisms, including protistans, plants, and animals will be used, the major emphasis will be on development in vertebrates. The biochemical, morphological, and evolutionary aspects of development will be studied. The laboratory will combine descriptive and experimental exercises. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have received credit for BIO312N. Prerequisite: BIO 212 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 313 Molecular Biology

    4 Credit(s)
    An introduction to major concepts and experimental techniques in molecular biology. This course examines the synthesis of DNA, RNA, and proteins, and the regulation of these processes. Molecular biology techniques covered in lecture include cloning, gene fusions, DNA sequencing, basics of DNA and protein sequence analysis (bioinformatics), PCR, DNA microarrays and electrophoresis. Laboratories will focus on methods used in cloning DNA. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. One or two field trips off campus may be required. Occasional short periods of lab work outside of the schedule time may be required. Prerequisite: BIO 212 , or permission of the Department Chairperson. Co-requisite: CHE 213 .
  
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    BIO 314 Vertebrate Histology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A study of the microscopic structure and related function of tissues and organs of vertebrate organisms with emphasis on mammals. In addition, lecture material will include discussion of the physiology of tissues and introduction of histochemistry and electron microscope descriptions. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 315 Natural History of the Vertebrates

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A study of the vertebrate animals, with emphasis on their ecology and life histories. Lab and fieldwork will include identification of vertebrates, museum techniques used in specimen preparation and storage, and field methods used in vertebrate studies. Several weekend field trips will be required. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 316 Parasitology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    An introduction to the study of the protozoan and helminth parasites. The laboratory will involve identification of prepared slides of parasitic types and also collecting and staining parasites from marine and freshwater hosts. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: BIO 131    or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 317 Methods in Biotechnology

    4 Credit(s)
    Biotechnology is applied biology which uses living organisms or their processes in the manufacture of products for biological research, health care, pharmaceutical manufacturing or consumer use. Lecture will examine current methods for production and detection of genes and gene products created in model organisms. Topics may include current techniques in nucleic acid and protein sequencing or expression in model organisms, and antibody use and production. Laboratories focus on tissue culture and expression and detection of exogenous nucleic acids or proteins in cultured cells using molecular biological and antibody  techniques. Field trips off campus may be required. Occasional short periods of lab work outside of the scheduled course time may be required. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week.
    Prerequisites: BIO 212, CHE 212. Limited to students with a minimum of C in BIO 212, or permission of the Department Chairperson
  
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    BIO 320 General Ecology

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A study of relationships between organisms and their environments. Lectures deal with the structure and function of the ecosystem, with special emphasis upon the concepts of productivity, energy flow, material cycling, population dynamics, and species diversity in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Fieldwork will include measurement and quantitative description of local ecosystems. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Required of Biology majors seeking Secondary Education Biology certification. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 322 Biological Oceanography

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A detailed view of the physical, chemical, geological, and biological factors that determine the nature of life in the sea. Adaptations, patterns of distribution, and production of plankton, nekton, and benthos with special attention to their interrelationships and interactions with the environment will be studied. Occasional field trips including one two-day field trip, perhaps on a weekend. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 323 Fish Biology

    4 Credit(s) Q W
    Students will explore the structure, systematics and function of fishes. The biology of locally important species is emphasized, but the global diversity of freshwater and marine fishes is examined. Instruction is through lectures, discussions, and hands-on experiences that include dissection, use of dichotomous keys, and developing/conducting an experiment examining in-depth the physiological function of at least one organ system. Required weekend field trips may be scheduled. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.BIO 105 
  
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    BIO 325 Behavioral Ecology

    4 Credit(s)
    This course will explore the field of animal behavior from an ecological and evolutionary perspective, focusing on social behavior in vertebrates and invertebrates.  The course examines mechanisms of behavior and their adaptive functions.  Topics include principles of communication, mating systems, sexual selection, game theory, foraging, predator avoidance and social living.  Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory each week.
    Pre-requisite: An introductory biology laboratory sequence or permission of the department chair.
  
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    BIO 326 Marine Botany

    4 Credit(s) DII
    A survey of plants living in seawater environments with particular emphasis on taxonomy, morphology, and ecology. Selected studies on algal physiology are also included. In addition to the regularly scheduled lab/field program, students will be required to plan and participate in two one-day field trips on the weekend. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 330 Molecular Forensics

    4 Credit(s)
    This course will focus on biological principles from molecular biology and physiology that are used in forensic science. Topics will include the biological basis of individuality, the application of genetics in the design and interpretation of a variety of forensic tests, and the effects of drugs, other chemicals and biological agents on human physiology. Occasional required field trips. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: An Introductory Biology Lab sequence; CHE 213 
  
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    BIO 340 General Pathology

    3 Credit(s)
    An introduction to the basic concepts of human disease, manifestations of disease, and diseases of major organ systems integrated with normal anatomy and physiology. Required of students in the Nuclear Medicine Technology concentration. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: BIO 201 , CHE 213 .
  
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    BIO 341 Biology of Marine Mammals

    3 Credit(s) DII
    A course that explores the biological diversity of marine mammals. Special attention is given to comparison of structural, physiological and behavioral adaptations found in the different groups, including whales, seals, manatees, and sea otters. Some discussion of commercial utilization and conservation is included. Occasional weekend field trips may be required. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: An Introductory Biology Lab sequence, or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 342 Biology of Whales

    3 Credit(s)
    This upper level course examines the biology of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Topics include physiology, population biology and life history analysis, molecular genetics, morphology, distributional ecology and social behavior. Early lectures focus on the biology of whales and how they are adapted to the marine environment. Later lectures examine how biological principles can be applied to the conservation of a wide range of cetacean species. One three-hour lecture per week. Offered by the Marine Studies Consortium. Additional tuition fee required by Marine Studies Consortium. Not open to students who have completed BIO342N. Prerequisites: Two upper level biology courses or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 344 Underwater Research Methods

    4 Credit(s)
    This course is designed to introduce scuba certified students to research methods used in the study of biology, ecology and physiology of subtidal organisms. Current underwater research methods are taught and implemented in underwater exercises. Potential topics for lectures and labs include: diving physics, physiology, dive planning, first aid for diving professionals, sampling designs, statistical analysis, underwater photography, population census methods and fish habitat surveys. This course fulfills the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) scientific diver training requirements. Three lecture hours and one four hour lab per week. Prerequisites: Basic Open Water Scuba certification, an Introductory Biology laboratory sequence; or permission of Department Chairperson. Students must supply their own scuba equipment.
  
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    BIO 345 Introduction to Aquaculture

    4 Credit(s)


     

    Students explore the biological, sociological and economical constraints to the culture of finfish and shellfish. Procedures used to culture finfish and shellfish commercially in the United States are emphasized, although globally important species and procedures are covered. Local species are used to illustrate concepts and effective techniques. Students learn how to sample and culture aquatic organisms, and to maintain their aquatic environment. Water quality, proper nutrition and prevention and control of diseases are examined. Proper use and storage of equipment and supplies are practiced. Three lecture hours per week. One three-hour laboratory per week. One or two weekend field trips may be required. Prerequisites: An introductory Biology laboratory sequence plus

     , or permission of the Department Chairperson. Not open to students who have completed BIO203 or BIO205.

  
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    BIO 400 Neuroanatomy

    4 Credit(s)
    This course will provide students with a solid background in the anatomic and functional divisions of the human nervous system. Major areas of focus will be on the general organization of the nervous system, development and histogenesis, architecture of the central nervous system (CNS), applied Neuroanatomy, and clinical manifestations. Intended for students majoring in Occupational Therapy. Occasional field trips, perhaps on a weekend, may be scheduled. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: BIO 201  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 401 Vertebrate Evolution

    3 Credit(s)
    The biology of vertebrates is used to demonstrate the enormous adaptability of this varied group of animals. Studying specific structural and physiological adaptations within the major classes of vertebrates, the evolutionary history and adaptation of vertebrates to a wide variety of habitats is demonstrated. Three lecture hours per week. Offered in alternate years, spring semester only. Prerequisite: BIO 220 , or BIO 305 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 402 Genetics

    4 Credit(s) Q W W-III
    The study of the hereditary material-how it changes, how it is transmitted, and how it provides information to the cell. Topics to be discussed include classical genetic theory, and introduction to the biochemistry of nucleic acids, genome organization, gene regulation and expression, population genetics, and the role of genetic change in evolutionary processes. Four lecture hours per week. This course can be used as a Q and W course in the current curriculum. Prerequisites: BIO 212 , CHE 213 , or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 405 General Physiology

    4 Credit(s)
    An analysis of fundamental biological processes as they occur on the cellular level, with emphasis on organ and organ system physiology, stressing functional relationships affecting the total organism. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO 200 -BIO 201 . Prerequisites: BIO 212 , CHE 231  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 406 Microbiology

    4 Credit(s)
    Fundamental aspects of microbes with respect to identification and cultivation are studied. Lecture topics include a survey of the groups of microbes, and focus on the metabolic and genetic capabilities of the bacteria and viruses. Laboratory procedures acquaint the student with the preparation of culture media, aseptic technique, manipulation, identification and control of microbes, and will include specialized areas of microbiology such as food and environmental microbiology. Three lecture hours and two two-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisites: BIO 212   or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 407 Directed Study in Biology

    1-3 Credit(s)
    This course will consist of readings in particular areas of Biology, under the direction of a staff member. Students wishing to register for this course must make prior arrangements with the Department Chairperson and the faculty member involved. Minimum of three hours per week for each credit awarded. Open only to Junior and Senior Biology Majors.
  
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    BIO 408 Research in Biology

    1-3 Credit(s)
    Research direction and participation in any area of Biology of interest to the student and for which a faculty specialist is available. Requires prior arrangements with and the approval of the Department Chairperson and supervising faculty member. Time, space and equipment availability necessarily limits openings to this course. A final paper detailing work performed and conclusions reached is required. Open only to Junior and Senior Biology Majors.
  
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    BIO 409 Biological Chemistry

    4 Credit(s)
    A molecular view of the living cell, including a survey of energy transformations, catalysis, synthesis, and intermediary metabolism. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO 212  , and   or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 411 Immunology

    4 Credit(s)
    The structural and functional organization of the immune system and the cellular, molecular, and genetic bases of antibody-mediated and cell-mediated immunity. Transplantation immunology, tumor immunology, and immunopathology. Four lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: BIO 212  and CHE 231  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 412 Endocrinology

    4 Credit(s)
    Studies of hormone-producing tissues and their role in coordinating homeostatic mechanisms. An overview of endocrine systems with emphasis on the mechanisms of hormone action. Four lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or BIO103, and CHE 212 -CHE 213  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 414 Evolutionary Theory

    4 Credit(s) Q W
    Review of Darwin’s theory of evolution by means of natural selection, the evidence used to evaluate it, and modern insights gained from classical, molecular and population genetics. Topics include variation in natural populations, speciation, extinction, adaptation and a brief overview of the history of life on Earth. Four lecture hours per week. Not open to student who have completed BIO414N.
    Prerequisites: BIO 402  and ONE of the following:  , BIO 305 , BIO 310 , BIO 315 , BIO 316 , BIO 323 , BIO 326 , BIO 341 BIO 342 , BIO 406 ; or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 415 Biology Seminar

    3 Credit(s) W-III


     

    Student oral presentations and written reports on topics in Biology based on recent publications or projects in which the student has had significant personal involvement. Open only to Seniors. Required of Senior Biology Majors, except those in the Environmental Biology or Nuclear Medicine Technology concentrations. Three hours per week. Not open to students who have completed BIO415N.  Prerequisite/Corequisite: W-II course.

  
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    BIO 416 Biology Internship

    3-12 Credit(s)
    An opportunity for students to gain practical or technical training in biology by working at such facilities as laboratories, museums, government agencies or biologically oriented businesses. The student makes necessary arrangements with the chosen facility, in consultation with an appropriate faculty member. Open only to Junior or Senior Biology Majors. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 418 Marine Biology Internship

    3-12 Credit(s)
    An opportunity for students to gain practical or technical training in marine biology by working at such facilities as aquaria, museums, laboratories, marine stations, government agencies, or marine oriented businesses. The student makes necessary arrangements with the chosen facility, in consultation with an appropriate faculty member. Open only to Junior or Senior Biology Majors. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 420 Environmental Biology Internship

    3-12 Credit(s)
    An opportunity for students to gain practical or technical training in environmental biology by working at such facilities as national parks, museums, laboratories, ecological stations, government agencies, or environment oriented businesses. The student makes necessary arrangements with the chosen facility, in consultation with an appropriate faculty member. Open only to Junior or Senior Biology Majors. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 421 Comparative Animal Physiology

    4 Credit(s)
    A comparative approach to the functional adaptations of animals to diverse environments, with emphasis on underlying physiological and biochemical mechanisms. This course examines the ways that diverse animals perform similar physiological functions. Topics covered include energy metabolism, feeding, digestion, thermal biology, osmotic relations, respiratory exchange, circulation, excretion, and neural biology. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO 212  and CHE 231  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BIO 422 Aquaculture Biology Internship

    3-12 Credit(s)
    An opportunity for students to gain practical or technical training in the husbandry of aquatic animals and plants. Students will work at facilities such as commercial operations, state/provincial/federal hatcheries, zoos or aquariums, and research stations. The student works with an appropriate faculty member to make arrangements with a prospective facility. Open only to Junior or Senior Biology Majors. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    NMT 435 Advanced Imaging and Therapeutics

    4 Credit(s)
    The course covers the advanced imaging and therapeutics used in nuclear medicine or modalities associated with nuclear medicine.  Positron Emission Tomography (PET), computerized Tomography and other imaging modalities are taught along with cross-sectional anatomy to evaluate the procedures and techniques used to diagnose and treat diseases.  Advanced therapeutic procedures and isotopes are reviewed along with the prognosis of patient scenarios.  Immunology related to the in-vivo and in-vitro procedures are reviewed as well.  Four lecture ours per week. 
    Prerequisites: NMT 402   NMT 405, NMT420 .

Business

  
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    BUS 170 Introduction to Business

    3 Credit(s)
    This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the field of business. It introduces the student to the major functional areas of business: marketing, management, accounting/finance, and operations & decision sciences. The course also presents the topics of entrepreneurship, forms of business organizations, legal environment, and the free enterprise system. Three lecture hours per week. Required of all Business Administration majors and minor.
  
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    BUS 170H Introduction to Business: Honors

    3 Credit(s)
    This introductory course provides the student with a basic understanding of the field of business. It introduces the student to the major functional areas of business: marketing, management, accounting/finance, and management information systems. The course also presents the topics of entrepreneurship, forms of business organizations, the legal environment, and the free market system. Introduction to Business provides a basic foundation for the student who may want to specialize in some aspect of business in college, and it also provides the opportunity for non-business majors to learn about the business world in which they will someday be both producers and consumers. Not open to students who have received credit for BUS 170 . Open to all honors students of any major, and non-honors business students with express permission from the Chairperson of the Management Department. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    BUS 252 Business Law I

    3 Credit(s)
    Business Law I surveys the role of law in the United States. The student is introduced to law and the legal system, and is given an overview of the court system, civil process, and litigation. Such topics as crimes, intentional torts, negligence, and strict liability are presented. Contracts, as they apply to Business Law, the Uniform Commercial Code and contracts covered by it, including consumer transactions; and the law of agency, including contract rights and liabilities of the principal and agent, are covered comprehensively. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    BUS 302 Study Travel Seminar (International)

    3 Credit(s) WC
    This course is an international study/travel course that combines an orientation on elected business issues related to a country or region with intensive field study in the area concerned.  Topics and locations will vary from semester to semester.  Intensive study travel components require student travel, additional fees may be associated with this course.  This course may be repeated for credit with permission of Department Chair.
  
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    BUS 303 Study Travel Seminar (Domestic)

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a study/travel course that combines an orientation on elected business issues related to a company, industry or region with intensive field study. Topics and locations will vary from semester to semester. Intensive study travel components require student travel, additional fees may be associated with this course. This course may be repeated for credit with permission of Department Chair.
  
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    BUS 340 Doing Business On the Internet

    3 Credit(s)
    Business people are embracing the Internet as the centerpiece of a new strategy for gaining competitive advantage. There are several factors that distinguish E-commerce from traditional business practices: the technology, new forms of communication and coordination enabled by the technolgy, and new kinds of business transactions that result from these new capabilities. The issues make E-commerce an important and relevant field of study. Limited to Juniors and Seniors. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    BUS 352 Business Law II

    3 Credit(s)
    Business Law II is a survey of law in business, particularly in the areas of partnerships, corporations, personal property, including bailments, secure transactions, real property, and commercial paper and negotiable instruments. The course will cover Consumer Law transactions and the Uniform Commercial Code, where applicable. Three lecture hours per week. Open to Business Administration majors and minors and Management concentration Minors. Prerequisite: BUS 252 .
  
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    BUS 370 International Business

    3 Credit(s)


    This course is a survey of the legal and cultural environment of global business; the international financial system; management of global network; personnel and labor relations; international marketing; international economics, trade, and finance; the multinational enterprise; and supranational organizations.  Three lecture hours per week.  Prerequisites:  MKT 241N ,  .

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    BUS 400 Business Institute

    3 Credit(s)
    Open to students who have completed at least 60 credits hours. The objectives of the Institute are to provide students, educators, business people, and other concerned individuals with opportunities to become familiar with current business developments. The Institute is intended to strengthen the participants’ expertise by pointing out relationships in the business society, which may be applied to the participants’ areas of interest. Designed as a seminar course, the Institute will offer lectures, discussions and workshops with experts and senior executives in government, banking and industry. Participants will also have ample opportunity to discuss their individual interests with the guest lecturers. The informal relationship among the staff, guest lecturers, and participants should provide a meaningful and rewarding experience to the enrollees. This course may be repeated for credit.
  
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    BUS 470 Business Policy & Strategy

    3 Credit(s) W W-III


    BUS470 focuses on general managers’ roles and responsibilities to formulate and recommend corporate level or business level strategy based on the interaction between a firm’s competitive capabilities and the firm’s macro-environment and industry environment. The course focuses on macro-environment analysis, industry and competitor analysis, and analysis of the firm’s mission, vision, and strategic and financial objectives, analysis of the firm’s competitive capabilities in the areas of strategy (business and functional levels) strategy implementation, resources, use of value chain to minimize costs and increase value to the firms stakeholders, analysis of the firm’s top management value and culture on formulation and implementing strategy, analysis of the firm’s financial performance, and control mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of strategic decisions during implementation. Three lecture hours per week. Required of and limited to Business Administration seniors.
    Prerequisites: Senior status and the following courses: MKT241N , FIN301 , and either MGT231  or MGT332 .
    Pre- or Co-requisite: W-II course.

     

     

     

  
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    BUS 473 Export/Import Management

    3 Credit(s)
    Managing the export/import department; government regulations affecting imports; financing, insuring, transporting, and marketing of exported or imported raw materials and finished products; methods of purchasing foreign products and selling domestic goods abroad; joint marketing; licensing; distributor relations. Prerequisite: BUS 370 .
  
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    BUS 498 Individual Projects in Business Administration

    3 Credit(s)
    This course allows selected students to undertake academic projects for which no provision has been made in regular course offerings. Such projects can include internships at sponsoring local companies which will serve to enhance knowledge within the students’ concentration. BUS498 may, with approval by the appropriate Department Chairperson, be used to satisfy a concentration elective. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of Management Department Chairperson.
  
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    BUS 499 Directed Reading or Research in Business Administration

    3 Credit(s)
    An individualized program for majors who wish to elect advanced work in the department. A study in depth of some aspects of business administration, culminating in the presentation of a research paper showing the student’s knowledge and familiarity with the chosen area of investigation. Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    BUS 563 Principles and Methods of Business Research

    3 Credit(s)
    In Business Research the student acquires an understanding of and demonstrates ability to use the research process: formulation of the problem, selection and use of appropriate methods for gathering evidence, analysis and interpretation of data, and reporting the findings. The student is required to select a business problem and carry out a complete research project. Utilization of appropriate statistical and computer-assisted data analysis is encouraged. Prerequisite:   or MIS362.

Chemistry

  
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    CHE 112 Introduction to Green Chemistry

    3 Credit(s) PGR
    This course introduces the theory, principles, and practices of green and environmentally benign chemistry. Green chemistry anticipates the superiority of preventing pollution at the design stage before it begins. The principles of green chemistry will be discussed to design creative ways to reduce hazardous waste and human impact on the environment, and perform chemistry in a better way. Emphasis will be given to analysis of a chemical reaction at the molecular level or an industrial chemical process by using green chemistry metrics and finding “greener” alternatives in the context of ecological sustainability, environmental health, economic welfare, and social justice. This course does not require any previous chemistry or science background, but a strong interest in environmental issues and a desire to find solutions to ecological problems is highly recommended. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    CHE 117 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry

    4 Credit(s) SR SRL
    This course is a systematic survey of measurements, scientific notation, atomic structure, periodic trends, chemical bonding, chemical calculations, acids and bases, and radioactivity.  The course will also cover the nomenclature, structure, and reactions of organic compounds and biochemicals, including carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.  Intended for health science and other non-chemistry majors.  Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week.
  
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    CHE 120 Foundations of Chemistry I

    3 Credit(s) DII
    The basic principles of chemistry, both qualitative and quantitative are discussed. Topics include the physical properties of matter, the structure of atoms, ions and molecules, the formation and nomenclature of compounds, chemical reactions; states of matter; and solutions. Two lecture hours, one hour of discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to Chemistry Majors. This course satisfies Division II Distribution requirements for a laboratory science sequence with CHE 121  or CHE 123 .
  
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    CHE 121 Foundations of Chemistry II

    3 Credit(s) DII
    The application of chemical principles to problems in environmental chemistry, biological chemistry, and the chemistry of consumer products is discussed. Topics include acids and bases, combustion, oxidation and reduction, solution concentration, spectroscopy, heat, bond energy, and radioactivity. Two lecture hours, one hour of discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. Not open to Chemistry Majors. This course satisfies the laboratory science sequence requirement with CHE 120 . Prerequisite: CHE 120  or equivalent.
  
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    CHE 124 General Chemistry for Life Sciences

    4 Credit(s) DII Q
    Required of B.S. Nursing Majors. A systematic survey of the metric system, physical properties, the structure of the atom, trends in the periodic table, bonding and structure, names of chemicals, typical reactions, chemical calculations, acids and bases and radioactivity. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory period per week. For non-chemistry majors. This course together with   or   satisfies the full year sequence in laboratory science.
  
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    CHE 125 Chemistry of Life Processes

    4 Credit(s) DII
    Required of B.S. in Nursing majors. A continuation of CHE 124. A systematic survey of the classes of organic compounds and biochemicals. The classes of organic compounds are distinguished by structure, common names, I.U.P.A.C. names, reactions and their uses. General and organic chemistry are used to discuss the structure, function, and metabolism of the carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory period per week. For non-chemistry majors. Prerequisite:   or   or the equivalent.
  
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    CHE 130 General Chemistry I

    4 Credit(s) DII Q SR SRL
    This course covers descriptive and quantitative aspects of chemistry. Topics include states and properties of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding, the mole, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and acid-base chemistry. A proficiency in algebra is recommended. Open to all students and designed for Chemistry, Biology, and Geological Sciences students. Three lecture hours, one hour of discussion and one three-hour laboratory per week.
  
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    CHE 131 General Chemistry II

    4 Credit(s) DII Q SR SRL
    This course is a continuation of CHE 130. Topics include equilibrium, electrochemistry, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, and phase equilibria. This course emphasizes applications in environmental chemistry. Three lecture hours, one hour of discussion and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHE 130 .
  
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    CHE 140 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

    3 Credit(s) SR
    This course investigates the chemical processes widespread in our environment: natural waters, earth and soil, and atmosphere. Chemical concepts such as reduction and oxidation processes, equilibria in aqueous solution, and reactions of hazardous inorganic and organic compounds will be covered. Specific topics will include: air pollution, the chemical basis of ozone depletion, global warming, acid rain, photochemical smog, natural resources and renewable energy, and water pollution and remediation. This course will also provide opportunities to the students to develop critical reasoning, effective literature survey strategies and presenting the results of a scientific term project in a professional formal. A background in algebra and physical sciences is recommended. Three lecture hours per week.
    Prerequisite: Basic math competency.
  
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    CHE 212 Organic Chemistry I

    4 Credit(s) DII
    Introduction to chemistry of carbon compounds. Survey of the principal classes of aliphatic and aromatic compounds and their reactions. The application of the techniques of synthetic organic chemistry to the preparation and purification of simple organic compounds is taken up in the laboratory. Required of Chemistry and Biology Majors. Three lecture hours, and one three-hour laboratory per week. This course, with CHE 130  satisfies the full year sequence in a laboratory science. Prerequisite: CHE 130 .
  
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    CHE 213 Organic Chemistry II

    4 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of CHE 212 : Study of organic reactions with emphasis upon the relation between structure and reactivity. Introduction of IR and NMR theory in lecture and application in laboratory. Laboratory work includes the study of advanced preparations and techniques. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory period per week. Prerequisite: CHE 212 .
  
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    CHE 300H Chemistry in Contemporary Life

    3 Credit(s)
    Emphasis will be placed on major issues in contemporary life that deal with chemistry. The topics covered in the course will be energy crisis, environmental problems of air and water pollution, use of natural resources, pharmacology of drugs of abuse, pharmacology of therapeutic drugs and toxicology in general. A class report and a research paper are required. Three lecture hours per week. Open only to students in the Honors Program; cannot be taken for major credits in Chemistry. Prerequisites: A year of Biology or Chemistry is recommended, but not required. Open only to students in the Honors Program
  
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    CHE 308 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

    3 Credit(s)
    This course explores descriptive inorganic chemistry. The chemistry of the representative elements and the inner and outer transition elements will be studied. Topics include bonding, atomic and molecular structure, and chemical reactivity. The discovery and purification of these elements is covered as well. Special tropics include organometallic chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite:        
 

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