Aug 16, 2022  
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

Biology

  
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    BIOL 3213 - Oklahoma Flora#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Classification of plants, especially seed plants of the local flora; field and herbarium.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1123 Evolution and Diversity.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3213L Oklahoma Flora Lab.
  
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    BIOL 3214 - General Entomology#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Fundamental principles of insect morphology, classification, life histories, and economic relations.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1123 Evolution and Diversity.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3214L General Entomology Lab.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field.
  
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    BIOL 3224 - Microbiology #


    CIP Code: 2605002

    Description: Students study the structure and function, growth and reproduction, metabolism, genetics, ecology, and diversity of microorganisms including prokaryotes, unicellular eukaryotes, and viruses.  

    Credit Hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1013/1011 Introductory Biology I Lecture and Lab and CHEM 1223/1231 General Chemistry II Lecture and Lab.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3224L Microbiology Lab.
  
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    BIOL 3244 - Ichthyology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students explore the taxonomy, ecology, and natural history of fishes of the local regions.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3244L Icthyology Lab.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field (some overnight camping).
  
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    BIOL 3252 - Fisheries Research Methods#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students will design research projects based upon the Federal Aid to the States program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Students will collect samples using standard inland fishery research gear and perform data analysis appropriate for various objectives.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3524 Ecology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3252L Fisheries Research Methods Lab.
    Note: Laboratory and field.
  
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    BIOL 3272 - Wildlife Research Methods


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    Description: Students will learn field and laboratory experimentation methods used to determine the factors that influence distribution and abundance of animals. Students will develop and execute several group and/or individual projects.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3524 Ecology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3242L Wildlife Research Methods Lab.
  
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    BIOL 3314 - Human Physiology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students experience a descriptive and functional analysis of the human nervous, cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, renal, digestive and endocrine systems with homeostatic, cellular and pathological considerations.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1123/1131 General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab and one of the following:  BIOL 1023/1021 Introductory Biology II Lecture and Lab OR BIOL 2154 Human Anatomy, OR an upper division Nutrition course (NUTR).
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3314L Human Physiology Lab.
  
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    BIOL 3324 - Pathophysiology #


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    Description: Studies of selected aspects of the physiological changes that produce the signs, symptoms and laboratory findings of underlying pathologic states.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3314 Human Physiology or BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
    Note: Lecture.
  
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    BIOL 3334 - Plant Physiology#


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    Description: An introduction to the functions and interrelations of the various organs of the plant body.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3003 Plant Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3334L Plant Physiology Lab.
    Note: Lecture and laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 3344 - Environmental Physiology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students examine the physiological adaptations of vertebrates and invertebrates to their environments.  Topics include metabolism, thermoregulation, osmoregulation, respiration, circulation, movement and sensory physiology.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1023 Introductory Biology II and BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology II Lab.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3344L Environmental Physiology Lab.
    Note: Lecture and laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    BIOL 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    BIOL 3413 - Environmental Problems #


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    Description: A series of readings, lectures, and discussions providing an insight into human ecology and the environmental problems facing the world within the conceptual frame of the ecosystem.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Note: May be taken in lieu of BIOL 1114 General Biological Science.
  
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    BIOL 3414 - Invertebrate Zoology#


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    Description: Structure, interrelationships, identification, and ecology of invertebrate animals, emphasis on local forms.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1123 Evolution and Diversity.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3414L Invertebrate Zoology Lab.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field.
  
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    BIOL 3433 - Forest Botany#


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    Description: Identification, taxonomy, and distribution of forest trees and shrubs of the United States; their environmental conditions and utilization.  Forestry movement in U.S. and relation to industry and conservation. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1123 Evolution and Diversity.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3433L Forest Botany Lab.
    Note: Two hour lecture, two hour lab per week. Lecture, lab, and field.
  
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    BIOL 3464 - Field Botany


    CIP Code: 260301

     

    Description: Students learn about botanical diversity and methods in vegetation ecology in this field based course. 

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1023 Introductory Biology II and BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology II Lab.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3464L Field Botany Lab.

  
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    BIOL 3500 - Selected Topics in Biology #


    CIP Code: 260210

    Description: Students will explore topics in any of the various areas of biology. Specific content and format will be determined by the specific course offered and the needs and interests of the participants.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit provided the topic is different each time.
  
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    BIOL 3511 - Laboratory Teaching Internship


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: For Biology and Biology Education majors who have had at least 18 hours of biological science with no grade below a C. Assignment to laboratories will depend on the student's previous coursework.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
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    BIOL 3524 - Ecology #


    CIP Code: 261301

    Description: Students recognize, describe, and categorize interacting groups of organisms and the processes that determine their composition, distribution, rate of turnover, and utilization of resources.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1023 Introductory Biology II, BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology II Lab, and MATH 3513 Statistical Methods.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3524L Ecology Lab.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field (some overnight and/or weekend field trips possible).
  
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    BIOL 3554 - Fish Life History and Habitat#


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    Description: Theory, methods, and techniques for investigation of life histories of fishes illustrated by examples and data from the literature and exercises on local forms in season.  Relation of life history variables to ecological factors.  Life history aspects of fish culture.  Habitat management as a method for manipulating ecological life histories.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1123 Evolution and Diversity.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 3554L Fish Life History and Habitat Lab.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field.
  
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    BIOL 4002 - Experimental Design


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students learn about experimental design and critique controlled experiments.  The focus will be on current methodology in biology.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics and either BIOL 3124 Cell Biology or BIOL 3524 Ecology.
  
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    BIOL 4103 - Developmental Biology #


    CIP Code: 260404

    Description: Students explore morphological and molecular transitions associated with the development of living systems at the sub-cellular, cellular, and organismal levels.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics and BIOL 3124 Cell Biology.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5103.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4103 and BIOL 5103.
  
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    BIOL 4114 - Systematic Botany#


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    Description: The study of the relationships of plants and their classification. Lecture, herbarium use, and field.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3003 Plant Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4114L Systematic Botany Lab.
  
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    BIOL 4133 - General Virology #


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    Description: Basic principles relevant to bacteriophages, plant, vertebrate and invertebrate viruses; biochemistry of viral infection in hosts; and ecology of viruses. In vitro and in vivo demonstration of basic phenomena associated with replication and biological properties of viruses.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3224 Microbiology.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5133.
    Note: BIOL 3114 Genetics recommended. Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4133 and BIOL 5133.
  
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    BIOL 4154 - Advanced Human Anatomy #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Lectures on human gross anatomy combined with a cadaver dissection laboratory.  Coverage of topics is arranged by body region with emphasis on neuromuscular anatomy, cardiovascular anatomy, and anatomy of the thoracic and abdominal cavities.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: Eight hours of biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4154L Advanced Human Anatomy Lab.
    Note: A previous course in anatomy is strongly recommended. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the NSU-BA prehealth post-baccalaureate certification program.
  
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    BIOL 4164 - Medical Microbiology #


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    Description: Discussion of general microbial aspects of infectious diseases including special bacteriology, rickettsiology, virology, medical mycology, protozoology, and helminthology. Principles of immunology and epidemiology are reviewed in laboratory procedures and lectures.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3224 Microbiology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4164L Medical Microbiology Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5164.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4164 and BIOL 5164.
  
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    BIOL 4214 - Animal Parasitology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students explore the structure, life history, phylogenetic interrelationships, identification, physiology, and ecology of animal parasites.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3013 Animal Biology OR BIOL 3224 Microbiology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4214L Animal Parasitology Lab.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5214.
    Note: Lecture and laboratory. Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4214 and BIOL 5214.
  
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    BIOL 4223 - Ethnobotany#


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    Description: A study of plants with emphasis on human uses. Plants important to Native Americans and other cultures will be covered. The dependence upon plants as sources of medicine, spices, essential oils, and fiber crops will be included. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3003 Plant Biology.
  
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    BIOL 4232 - Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory #


    CIP Code: 260902

    Description: Students apply major laboratory techniques of molecular and cellular biology in the context of an investigation including protein purification and enzyme characterization, DNA, purification, cloning of DNA, Southern blots and DNA sequencing.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics and BIOL 3124 Cell Biology.
  
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    BIOL 4234 - Mammalogy#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students identify and explain the characteristics of mammals including phylogeny, taxonomy, ecology, behavior, anatomy, physiology and life histories with an emphasis on North American species.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4234L Mammalogy Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5234.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4234 and BIOL 5234.
  
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    BIOL 4242 - Trends & Issues in Molecular Biology#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Advanced coverage of a topic in Molecular Biology.  Content and format will be determined by the needs and interests of the participants. 

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics and BIOL 3124 Cell Biology.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5242.
    Note: May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor. Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4242 and BIOL 5242.
  
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    BIOL 4264 - Ornithology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students identify and explain characteristics of birds including phylogeny, taxonomy, ecology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, and life histories with emphasis on field identification of Oklahoma species. Lecture, laboratory, and field trips (some overnight camping).

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4264L Ornithology Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5264.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4264 and BIOL 5264.
  
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    BIOL 4324 - Principles of Fisheries & Wildlife Management#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction to professions of fisheries and wildlife management and an examination of the processes which must be identified, described, measured, analyzed, and predicted in order to manage successfully fish or wildlife populations. 

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3524 Ecology.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5324.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4324 and BIOL 5324.
  
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    BIOL 4354 - Immunology #


    CIP Code: 260507

    Description: Students learn the immune mechanism of the animal body involved with resistance to infection, production of allergic conditions, and the use of serological methods. Students explore basic antigen/antibody reactions through laboratory experiences.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics OR BIOL 3124 Cell Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4354L Immunology Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5354.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4354 and BIOL 5354.
  
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    BIOL 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code:

    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 4410 - Research in Biology #


    CIP Code: 269999

    Description: The student will carry out a research project under the supervision of a member of the Biology program. The student should contact the program chair or individual faculty members for a list of available projects before enrolling. Some projects may have specific prerequisites. In a regular semester, the student will be expected to spend an average of three hours per week on the project for each hour of credit. The student will produce a written report and/or make a presentation.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours. Graded as Pass/Fail.
  
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    BIOL 4422 - Integrative Biology Research


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    Description: Students will practice major laboratory and field techniques commonly used in animal and/or plant research in a lab setting.  Students will formulate hypotheses, design and conduct experiments, and collect and analyze data.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3003 Plant Biology and BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
  
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    BIOL 4480 - Selected Topics in Biological Science Education


    CIP Code:

    Description: Subject areas to be covered may range over any of the various areas of biology as they relate to biology education. Content and format will be determined by the specific course offered and the needs and interests of the participants.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Note: No major or minor credit. May be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
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    BIOL 4500 - Selected Topics in Biology #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Subject areas to be covered may range over any of the various areas of biology. Specific content and format will be determined by the specific course offered and the needs and interests of the participants.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
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    BIOL 4514 - Histology#


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    Description: Origin, development, structure, and microscopic observation of the various cell types and tissues of organs and organ systems of the body.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 2154 Human Anatomy.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4514L Histology Lab.
    Note: Lecture and laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 4522 - Ecological Methods #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction to field and laboratory experimentation on factors that influence distribution and abundance of animals. Development and execution of group and individual projects. Lecture, lab, and field.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3524 Ecology, or concurrent enrollment or permission of instructor.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4522L Ecological Methods Lab.
    Note: Lecture, lab, and field. A previous course in statistics is recommended.
  
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    BIOL 4543 - Molecular Biology #


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    Description: Advanced coverage of molecular cell biology and molecular genetics. Lectures describe the molecular and cellular mechanisms used to control differentiation and tissue maintenance. Topics may include: gene regulation, chromosome structure, genome organization, signal transduction, cell cycle regulation, and cell adhesion.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics and BIOL 3124 Cell Biology.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5543.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4543 and BIOL 5543.
  
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    BIOL 4554 - Limnology #


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    Description: Origin, evolution, and physical and chemical characteristics of lakes and streams. Structure and function of plant and animal communities and aquatic ecosystems: Limiting factors, nutrient cycles, and trophic dynamics. Water quality aspects of fish culture. Lecture, lab, and field.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1123/1131 General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab, and BIOL 3524 Ecology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4554L Limnology Lab.
    Cross-listed: BIOL 5554.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4554 and BIOL 5554.
  
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    BIOL 4562 - Limnological Methods #


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    Description: Theory and techniques for measuring physical, chemical, and biological parameters in fresh waters. Fundamentals of quantifying trophic-dynamics and estimating biomass production. Analysis and interpretation of data. Lecture, lab, and field.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 4554 Limnology or concurrent enrollment.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4562L Limnological Methods Lab.
  
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    BIOL 4584 - Herpetology#


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: Students identify and explain the characteristics of amphibians, turtles, and reptiles including taxonomy, ecology, behavior, and life history of herptiles emphasizing Oklahoma species.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3013 Animal Biology.
    Co-requisite: BIOL 4584L Herpetology Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Note: Lecture, laboratory, and field trips (some overnight camping).
  
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    BIOL 4621 - Senior Seminar


    CIP Code: 260101

    Description: In this interdisciplinary course students will enhance skills required after graduation, including critical reading, written and oral presentations, data analysis, experimental design, and laboratory techniques. Advanced coverage of selected topics from the current literature will increase awareness of some of the most recent developments in biological research. Assessment testing is included.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BIOL 3114 Genetics.
    Restrictions: Senior standing and instructor permission is required.
  
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    BIOL 4700 - Internship


    CIP Code:

    Description: Internship in an approved professional facility.  Designed to meet the requirements of the optional internship program in the B.S. Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife emphasis. 

    Credit Hours: 1-12
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Approval by the chair of the Department of Natural Sciences and the college dean and acceptance by the coordinator of the appropriate program or facility.
    Note: Credit:  Biology 470B for regular semester, full-time credit; 12 hours credit.  For summer full-time or regular semester half-time credit, BIOL 4706.

Business Administration

  
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    BADM 1113 - Introduction to Business


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    Description: A survey of business in the global environment with emphasis on the stakeholders involved and the issues confronting managers. The course examines the functional areas of the enterprise in addition to providing an overview of the business system.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Not open to junior or senior business students.
  
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    BADM 3003 - Essential Business Skills Seminar


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    Description: Students will attend live and recorded presentations by alumni, business leaders, and professionals who present the "soft skills" (communication, teamwork, self-management, planning, and organization) students need to succeed and thrive after graduation. Students will participate in interactive online presentations and view recorded presentations in at least fifteen (15) subjects. Contents of the seminar have been developed in collaboration with NSU alumni.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    BADM 3253 - Management Analysis and Control


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    Description: Students investigate management control issues in entrepreneurial and existing businesses.  Students learn to perform financial statement analyses (as they relate to management issues); to develop and use budgets, understand the relationships among business transactions, and how financial statement information can be used to solve managerial problems.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: FIN 3213 Principles of Finance with a minimum grade of C.
  
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    BADM 3320 - Business Administration Seminar


    CIP Code:

    Description: Special studies, research, and/or activities.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: May be on campus or in field and may be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
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    BADM 3351 - Professional Development


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    Description: The student will focus on the assessment of personal qualities necessary for professional success, including leadership, communication, and team skills.  Alternatives for development of weaker areas will be discussed.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
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    BADM 3361 - Career Development


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    Description: Students will develop a career goal, build a resume, and participate in a mock interview.  Guest speakers from a variety of business and technology professionals will present their perspective on career development.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
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    BADM 3371 - Business Etiquette


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    Description: Students will focus on appropriate behavior in a professional setting, including employment literacy skills, appropriate dress, and dining etiquette.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
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    BADM 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    BADM 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BADM 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    BADM 3933 - Business Statistics #


    CIP Code: 521302

    Description: Students will analyze data using descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will use graphical descriptors, numerical measures, probability distributions, sampling distributions, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing and regression and correlation to describe, analyze and interpret data. Spreadsheet software will be used. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: MATH 1513 College Algebra or MATH 1523 Functions and Change with a minimum grade of C or a Math ACT score of 23 or higher and computer proficiency.
    Cross-listed: MATH 3513.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BADM 3933 and MATH 3513 Statistical Methods.
  
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    BADM 3963 - Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making


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    Description: Students learn the development and exploration of computer-based, quantitative decision making models including linear regression, multiple regression, ANOVA, linear programming, decision analysis, and project management.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2103 Introduction to Financial Accounting, ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting and either BADM 3933 Business Statistics or MATH 3513 Statistical Methods with a minimum grade of C.
  
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    BADM 4003 - Contemporary Business Issues


    CIP Code:

    Description: Business trends. Upper division seminar devoted to an investigation, analysis, and discussion of American business trends, policies, and current issues.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
  
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    BADM 4203 - Business Analytics


    CIP Code: 520201

    Description: Students will utilize data analytics to improve performance and business decision-making.  Students will apply research skills to design and collect data sets which are key to the functions of a business.  Students will analyze data and report their insights to diverse audiences.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BADM 3963 Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making with a minimum grade of C.
  
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    BADM 4310 - Special Topics in Business Administration


    CIP Code:

    Description: Study of a business administration topic of current or special interest.

    Credit Hours: 1-4
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Business major with junior standing or above and instructor permission.
    Note: May be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
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    BADM 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code:

    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BADM 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    BADM 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BADM 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    BADM 4423 - Business Statistics II #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Chi-square and nonparametric tests, the F distribution, and analysis of variance, decision-making under uncertainty, Bayesian decision theory; time series analysis and regression analysis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BADM 3933 Business Statistics or MATH 3513 Statistical Methods with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
  
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    BADM 4911 - Business Administration Capstone


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students majoring in Business Administration will compile a senior portfolio that provides evidence of achievement of learning outcomes for the BADM major.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Business Administration major with senior standing.
    Note: Graded as Pass/Fail.
  
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    BADM 4930 - Certification Preparation


    CIP Code: 520201

    Description: Students prepare for professional certification exams based on specialty disciplines. Students work with coaches who understand the exam and certification process.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 1-3 hours

    Restrictions: Department Chair Permission is required.
    Note: This course may be repeated for credit up to 9 hours.
  
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    BADM 4950 - Business Internship


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    Description: Work in an approved business related to the student's major. Consists of applying knowledge which has been gained while working toward a degree.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Junior standing or above and Department Chair permission.
    Note: Maximum of three hours can apply as a business elective.
  
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    BADM 5203 - Business Analytics Survey


    CIP Code: 520201

    Description: Students will be introduced to a broad understanding of the collection, storage and use of data to improve performance and make key decisions in each of the functional areas of business.  Students will learn practical knowledge and skills necessary to choose systems and software, design and obtain data sets, analyze data for meaningful results and report their insights to diverse audiences.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: MBA 5123 Analysis for Business Decision Making.
    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree for both BADM 4023 Business Analytics and BADM 5203 Business Analytics Survey.
    Note: UC
  
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    MBA 5513 - Project Management


    CIP Code: 520201

    Description: This course involves the application of management processes to complex interdisciplinary organizational environments through the study of project management. Topics covered will include: principles of project planning; staffing and budgeting; resource allocation; optimization of project cost; schedule and performance standards; human resource issues and international projects. Students will also learn to develop a network plan, use the PERT method, analyze crashing techniques and work with the software Microsoft Project to perform project analysis. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree for both MGMT 4143 Project Management and MBA 5513 Project Management.
    Note: UC

Business Law

  
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    BLAW 3003 - Business Law I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction to law and legal principles including study of the legal environment of business in a system subject to social and political influences. Topics include the impact of ethics, the legal system, administrative agencies in business and the law of contracts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    BLAW 3013 - Business Law II


    CIP Code:

    Description: The emphasis is upon commercial paper and sales in the Uniform Commercial Code, a general coverage of the law of agency, the formation and operation of organizations and tort.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BLAW 3003 Business Law I with a minimum grade of C.
  
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    BLAW 3203 - Real Estate Principles


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to the field of real estate, including legal descriptions, rights and interests, ownership, title, recordation and abstracts, contracts, mortgages, and insurance.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BLAW 3003 Business Law I with a minimum grade of C or instructor permission.
  
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    BLAW 4313 - Real Estate Law and Practices


    CIP Code:

    Description: An analysis of real estate law covering lending practices, lending sources, closing and escrow, appraisals, land use controls, investing and owner-broker relationships.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: BLAW 3003 Business Law I with a minimum grade of C or instructor permission.

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 0122 - Problem Solving for Chemistry


    CIP Code:

    Description: A course to learn the basic skills of dimensional analysis, problem solving and interpretation in chemistry.  The course will discuss conversion factors, naming of chemical compounds and the concept of moles in the context of solving chemistry word problems.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics, MATH 1513 College Algebra, or Math ACT score of 23 or higher.
    Note: No college credit.
  
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    CHEM 1123 - General Chemistry I (Lecture) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A basic course in the fundamental concepts, laws, and principles of chemistry.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: Math 1513 with a minimum grade of C or Math ACT score of 23 or higher.
  
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    CHEM 1131 - General Chemistry I (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A laboratory course consisting of the study of the structure of matter and the physical and chemical changes that matter undergoes in planned and natural experiments.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1123 General Chemistry I or concurrent enrollment.
  
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    CHEM 1223 - General Chemistry II (Lecture) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to the fundamental principles of heterogeneous and homogeneous equilibrium theory, dynamics, and nuclear, coordination, electro-, organic, bio-, and inorganic chemistry.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1123 General Chemistry I (Lecture) with a minimum grade of C.
  
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    CHEM 1231 - General Chemistry II (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A laboratory course consisting of the study of chemical and physical properties of systems in the fields mentioned in CHEM 1223.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1223 General Chemistry II (Lecture) or concurrent enrollment.
  
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    CHEM 1514 - Honors General Chemistry I (Lecture) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A rigorous quantitative introduction to the basic concepts of chemistry. This course is intended for pre-professional, engineering, and science students with good mathematical backgrounds.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Math and Science ACT scores of 25 or higher.
    Note: May be substituted for CHEM 1123 General Chemistry I (Lecture).
  
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    CHEM 1532 - Honors General Chemistry I (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A laboratory course affording experimentation in the concepts of CHEM 1514.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1514 Honors General Chemistry I (Lecture) or concurrent enrollment.
    Note: May be substituted for CHEM 1131 General Chemistry I (Laboratory).
  
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    CHEM 1614 - Honors General Chemistry II (Lecture) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A continuation of the introduction to the basic concepts of chemistry begun in CHEM 1514.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1514 Honors General Chemistry I (Lecture).
    Note: May be substituted for CHEM 1223 General Chemistry II (Lecture).
  
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    CHEM 1632 - Honors General Chemistry II (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A laboratory course affording experimentation in the concepts of Chemistry 1614.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1614 Honors General Chemistry II (Lecture) or concurrent enrollment.
    Note: May be substituted for CHEM 1231 General Chemistry II (Laboratory).
  
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    CHEM 2004 - Essentials of Organic Chemistry #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Nomenclature, structure, reactions, and stereochemistry of organic compounds.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1123/1131 General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab.
    Note: Not for major or minor credit in chemistry; not intended for pre-professional students.
  
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    CHEM 3123 - Organic Chemistry I (Lecture) #


    CIP Code: 400504

    Description: Basic principles of organic chemistry including acid-base theory, carbonium ion theory, stereochemistry, electrophilic aromatic substitution, and reaction mechanisms as applied to hydrocarbons and their derivatives.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1223 General Chemistry II (Lecture).
  
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    CHEM 3131 - Organic Chemistry I (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code: 400504

    Description: Students apply the basic techniques of purification, separation, and preparation of certain classes of organic compounds and instrumental methods for studying organic molecules.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123 Organic Chemistry I (Lecture) or concurrent enrollment.
  
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    CHEM 3164 - Chemistry for Life Sciences I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An intensive introduction to the fundamental concepts, laws, and principles of chemistry including measurements, atoms and molecules, chemical reactions, stoichiometrical calculations, aqueous solutions, periodicity, chemical bonding, thermochemistry, gases, molecular geometry, bonding theories, intermolecular forces, and phase changes.  The correlation between chemistry and the health professions will be emphasized.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: CHEM 3164L Chemistry for Life Sciences I Lab.
    Note: Not for major or minor credit in Chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 3223 - Organic Chemistry II (Lecture) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Continuation of CHEM 3123. Study of the chemistry of hydrocarbons and their derivatives, including spectroscopy.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123 Organic Chemistry I (Lecture).
  
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    CHEM 3231 - Organic Chemistry II (Laboratory) #


    CIP Code: 400504

    Description: Students perform experiments dealing with synthesis, separation, and purification of organic compounds of interest and use spectroscopic methods to determine structure and purity of obtained products.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3223 Organic Chemistry II (Lecture) or concurrent enrollment.
  
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    CHEM 3264 - Chemistry for Life Sciences II #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A continuation of the intensive introduction to the fundamental concepts, laws, and principles of chemistry including thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, equilibrium, transition metals, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and the basic concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry. 

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: CHEM 3264L Chemistry for Life Sciences II Lab.
    Note: Not for major or minor credit in Chemistry.
  
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    CHEM 3311 - Nutritional Biochemistry


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students investigate aspects of biochemistry related to nutrition including nutrients, dietary supplements, and the biological impacts of these compounds.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123 Organic Chemistry I.
  
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    CHEM 3315 - Quantitative Analysis #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Classical methods of chemical analysis integrated with modern techniques emphasizing spectroscopic, chromatographic and electroanalytical procedures.

    Credit Hours: 5
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1223/1231 General Chemistry II and Lab and MATH 3513 Statistical Methods.
    Co-requisite: CHEM 3315L Quantitative Analysis Lab.
  
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    CHEM 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    CHEM 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    CHEM 3413 - Inorganic Chemistry #


    CIP Code: 400503

    Description: Students explore the theoretical aspects of bonding mechanisms of inorganic reactions, descriptive chemistry of the elements, and transition metal chemistry with an introduction to ligand field theory.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123 Organic Chemistry I Lecture.
  
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    CHEM 3421 - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory#


    CIP Code:

    Description: A laboratory course introducing synthetic methods of inorganic chemistry and organometallic chemistry, making use of instrumental methods for identifying properties of inorganic compounds, and demonstrating modern adaptations of historical experiments.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3413 Inorganic Chemistry or concurrent enrollment.
  
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    CHEM 3523 - Environmental Chemistry #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Quality of the environment and of chemical changes in the environment through contaminations or modifications of the air, water and soil, as they are affected by peoples' agricultural, industrial, and social activities.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123 Organic Chemistry I (Lecture).
  
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    CHEM 4113 - Advanced Organic Chemistry #


    CIP Code: 400504

    Description: A study of the methods of the systematic identification and separation of organic compounds and mixtures based on solubilities and functional group identification.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3223/3231 Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab.
    Cross-listed: CHEM 5113.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both CHEM 4113 and CHEM 5113.
  
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    CHEM 4214 - Biochemistry #


    CIP Code: 400504

    Description: Students will learn the principles of protein structure and function, enzymology, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate, lipid, protein, and nucleic acid catabolism and anabolism, membrane structure and function, information transfer and gene expression, and the interdependence of biochemical pathways.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 3123/3131 Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab.
  
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    CHEM 4221 - Biochemistry Laboratory #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to basic quantitative and analytical techniques of biochemistry.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CHEM 4214 Biochemistry or concurrent enrollment.
 

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