2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

A&SC Arts and Sciences
ABDY Auto Body
ACT General Activities (formerly HHP)
ACTG Accounting - University (formerly ACCT)
ACTG Accounting - City College (formerly ACCT)
AHAT Allied Health: Athletic Training (formerly HHP)
AHMS Allied Health: Medical Coding/Insurance Billing (formerly CODE, HLTH)
AHXR Allied Health: Radiologic Technology (formerly RAD)
ANTY Anthropology (formerly SOCL)
ARTH Art History (formerly ART)
ARTZ Visual Arts (formerly ART)
AST Auto Service Technician (formerly AUTO)
ASTR Astronomy (formerly PHYS)
BCH Biochemistry (formerly CHEM/BIOL)
BFIN Business Finance (formerly FIN)
BGEN General Business (formerly BUS)
BIOB General Biology (formerly BIOL)
BIOE Ecological Biology (formerly BIOL)
BIOH Human Biology (formerly BIOL)
BIOM Microbiology (formerly BIOL)
BIOO Organismal (formerly BIOL) Biology
BMGT Business Management - University (formerly MGMT)
BMGT Business Management - City College (formerly MGMT)
BMIS Business Management Information Systems (formerly MIS)
BMKT Business Marketing (formerly MKT)
CAPP Computer Applications (formerly MIS)
CHMY Chemistry (formerly CHEM)
CHTH Community Health (formerly HHP)
CMP Computers
COA Coaching (formerly HHP)
COMP Computer Sciences
COMX Communication (formerly COMT)
CJUS Criminal Justice (formerly CRIM)
CRWR Creative Writing (formerly ENGL)
CSCI Computer Science/Programming (formerly COMP, MIS)
CST Computer Systems Technology
CSTN Construction Trades (formerly CARP, TRID)
CTBU Business
DANC Dance (formerly HHP)
DDSN Drafting Design (formerly DRFT, DSGN)
DENT Dental
DST Diesel Service Technician (formerly DIES)
ECNS Economics (formerly ECON)
ECP Emergency Care Provider and Paramedic (formerly HHP, PARA)
EDCI Curriculum and Instruction
EDEC Early Childhood Education (formerly EC)
EDSP Special Education (formerly SPED)
EDU Education (formerly EC, EDCI, EDF, RD)
EELE Electrical Engineering (formerly EE)
ENST Environmental Studies (formerly EVST)
ERTH Geoscience: Earth Systems (formerly EASC)
FILM Film (formerly COMT, ENGL)
FIRE Fire Science
FRCH French (formerly FREN)
GEO Geoscience: Geology (formerly EASC)
GPHY Geoscience: Geography (formerly GEOG)
GRMN German (formerly GERM)
HADM Health Administration
HEE Health Enhancement (formerly HHP)
HHP Health and Human Performance
HLTH Health Science
HON Honors
HR Human Resources
HS Human Services
HSTA American History (formerly HIST)
HSTR History (formerly HIST)
HTH Health (formerly HHP)
HUMN Humanities
ITS Information Technology Systems (formerly CST)
JRNL Journalism (formerly COMT)
KIN Kinesiology (formerly HHP)
LANG Languages
LING Linguistics (formerly ENGL)
LIT English Literature (formerly ENGL)
LSCI Library Science (formerly LS)
M Mathematics (formerly MATH)
MART Media Arts (formerly DSGN)
MGMT Management
MIS Information Systems
MSL Military Science Leadership (formerly MSG)
MUSE Music Education (formerly MUSC)
MUSI Music (formerly MUSC)
MUST Music Technology (formerly MUSC)
NASX Native American Studies (formerly NAMS)
NRSG Nursing (formerly NURS)
NUTR Nutrition (formerly BIOL)
PHL Philosophy (formerly PHIL)
PHSX Physics (formerly PHYS)
PPT Process Plant
PSCI Political Science (formerly POLS)
PSLL Professional Studies
PSYX Psychology (formerly PSYC)
PWRP Power Plant
RD Reading
REC Outdoor Recreation (formerly HHP)
REHA Rehabilitation and Related Services
RLST Religious Studies (formerly PHIL)
SCIN Integrated Sciences
SET Sustainable Energy Technician
SOCI Sociology (formerly SOCL, CRIM)
SPNS Spanish (formerly SPAN)
STAT Statistics
TASK Technical Administrative Skills (formerly CTBU)
THTR Theatre (formerly COMT)
TRID Trade and Industry
WGSS Women’s & Gender Studies
WLDG Welding (formerly METL)
WRIT Writing (formerly ENGL)

Symbols and Abbreviations

Credit HourThe number following the course title indicates the number of credits for which the course is offered.  When the credit number is followed by “R,” the course may be repeated up to the total credit indicated.  For example, 1 cr. R-6 means a course is offered for one credit but may be repeated up to a maximum of six credits.  When the indicated credit is preceded by a “V,” the possible credit varies.  For example, V 1-5 cr. means the credit varies from one up to a maximum of five.  Normally, a credit represents 60 minutes of classroom instruction per week for one semester.  The time required for each credit may be distributed in any combination among preparation, recitation, lecture or laboratory work.

Lecture and Laboratory 4 cr. (Lec. 3; Lab 1) Illustrates a class with three credits of lecture per week and one credit of laboratory.

Lecture and Studio 4 cr. (Lec. 2, Stu 2)
Illustrates a class with two credits of lecture per week and two credits of studio work a week.

Recitation and Studio 4 cr. (Rct 2, Stu 2)
Illustrates a class with two credits of recitation a week and two credits of studio work a week.

Cooperative Education V 1-8 cr.Each Cooperative Education course requires, as a minimum, 45 contact hours per semester credit hour.


PrerequisiteSome courses require other courses which must be completed before another can be taken.  For example, ACTG 202Principles of Managerial Accounting Prerequisite: ACTG 201 means that ACTG 201 must be completed before a student enrolls in ACTG 202.  In some cases, an equivalent course for stated prerequisites may be substituted by permission of the dean or chairperson of the area in which the course is given.

CorequisiteSome courses require that another course(s) be taken simultaneously if the corequisite course has not been successfully completed prior to registration.  Withdrawal from a corequisite course necessitates withdrawal from the other corequisite course(s).
WR  designates a Writing Intensive course (See Academic Foundations page 71).

TN  designates a Technology Intensive course (See Academic Foundations page 71).

*  Designates a course that can be counted toward Academic Foundations Requirements (See Academic Foundations, page 71).

Ñ  Designates programs and degrees that are offered online as well as on campus (see the Online University, page 274).


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