Education Co-Concentration Courses

PHY 105

This is an algebra-based course covering some of the fundamental principles and laws of nature. Topics include Newtonian mechanics, fluids, kinetic theory of gases, heat and thermodynamics, periodic phenomena and wave motion. This course consists of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: MTH 160 Precalculus: Enhanced , MTH 161 Precalculus
Or consent of the Instructor.
Education Co-Concentration
PHY 106

This course is a continuation of PHY 105. Topics include electricity, magnetism, light, geometric and wave optics, quantum and atomic physics. The course consists of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: PHY 105 General Physics I
Or consent of the Instructor.
Education Co-Concentration
CHM 111

This is a comprehensive introduction to the principles of chemistry. The course is intended primarily for students who are majoring in the natural sciences or enrolled in science-based pre-professional programs. Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, patterns of reactivity, gas laws, thermochemistry, and quantum theory. The course consists of lecture, recitation, and one three-hour laboratory per week.

1.00 c.u.
One year of high school Chemistry.
Corequisites: MTH 160 Precalculus: Enhanced , MTH 161 Precalculus
Education Co-Concentration
BIO 111

This course is one of two introductory general biology courses. Topics include the origin of life, the cellular level of organization, the chemical/physical basis of life, genetics, and the molecular biology of gene expression.

1.00 c.u.
Education Co-Concentration
CHM 112

This course is a continuation of CHM 111. Topics covered include theories of covalent bonding, the liquid and solid states, physical properties of solutions, kinetics, equilibria, chemical thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction, and electrochemistry. The course consists of lecture, recitation, and one three-hour laboratory per week.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: CHM 111 General Chemistry I , MTH 160 Precalculus: Enhanced , MTH 161 Precalculus
Education Co-Concentration
CRW 120

Introduction to the craft of writing. Frequent in-class and home assignments to explore various writing techniques and hone developing skills. This course culminates in a final portfolio of completed fiction, poetry and short drama. Designed primarily for freshmen

1.00 c.u.
Corequisites: WRT 102 Enhanced Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing
Communication Skills, Education Co-Concentration
BIO 121

This course is one of two introductory general biology courses. Topics will include the evolution, diversity, development, reproduction, physiology, ecology, and behavior of living organisms. Laboratory work will include naturalistic observation as well as experimentation and will emphasize the analysis, organization, and presentation of data.

1.00 c.u.
Education Co-Concentration
COM 122

(Formerly JOU 122) This course focuses on the theory and skills of preparing and presenting public speeches. The emphasis in this course is on practice and evaluation of classroom presentations and professional speeches.

1.00 c.u.
Corequisites: WRT 102 Enhanced Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing
Communication Skills, Education Co-Concentration
ENG 125

An introduction to the various literary genres: poetry, drama and fiction. Specific syllabus at the discretion of the instructor, but texts will come from the continents of Africa, Asia, Central and South America and from the Pacific Islands.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing
Minimum grade of C- or better required
Education Co-Concentration, Transcultural & Global Awareness
ENG 150

An introduction to various literacy genres: poetry, drama and fiction. Specific syllabus at the discretion of the instructor. Emphasis on the literature of western Europe and the United States. Focus on literature and its relation to society

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing
With a final grade of C- or better.
Aesthetic Appreciation, Communication Skills, Education Co-Concentration
BIO 200

This course describes the structure, physiology and culture of bacteria and related organisms, their importance in nature and their relationship to human problems of food preservation, sanitation, disease, and immunity.

1.00 c.u.
Education Co-Concentration
ENG 203

Selected works in English literature with emphasis on historical, cultural, and aesthetic values, including material from Beowulf to Boswell. Lecture and discussion

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing
With a final grade of C- or better.
Aesthetic Appreciation, Education Co-Concentration, Writing Intensive
ENG 204

Selected works in English literature with emphasis on historical, cultural, and aesthetic values, including material from the romantic period to the Second World War. Lecture, discussion.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing
With a final grade of C- or better.
Aesthetic Appreciation, Education Co-Concentration, Writing Intensive
BIO 205

This course is a study of the organization of the human body, and the anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, and circulatory (heart and circulation) systems. It is the first part of a two part sequence. The laboratory experience will include study of mammalian anatomy.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisite: High School Biology
Education Co-Concentration
BIO 206

This course is a study of the structure and physiology of the human circulatory (hematology), respiratory, nervous, “special senses”, digestive, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, and integumentary systems. General information on cells and tissues will be presented. It is the second part of a two part sequence. The laboratory experience will include experiments in physiology.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: BIO 205 Human Anatomy And Physiology I , BIO 121 General Biology: Diversity
Education Co-Concentration
COM 213

(Formerly JOU 213) Oral interpretation is defined as the study of literature through performance. The course is designed to train students to use their bodies and voices to interpret poetry, drama and prose, children’s literature, world literature and documentary material. Students will present literature in individual and ensemble performances.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing
Minimum grade C- or higher
Aesthetic Appreciation, Education Co-Concentration
MTH 221

Basic theory of differential calculus through the concepts of limits and continuity are the goals of this course. Necessary analytic geometry is developed as required. Algebraic and trigonometric functions, curve sketching and applications to real world problems (including maximum/minimum problems). The Mean Value Theorem, and its consequences are covered.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: MTH 160 Precalculus: Enhanced , MTH 161 Precalculus
With a grade of C or higher
Education Co-Concentration
MTH 222

This is an introduction to the integral calculus and its application to the solution of real world problems. Integration of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, techniques of integration, and an introduction to differential equations are covered.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: MTH 221 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Education Co-Concentration
ENG 249

This course is designed as an intensive study in English grammar, punctuation, and usage. After reviewing the intricacies of English grammar, students will be required to apply their knowledge by revising and editing their own written work.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing
With a final grade of C- or better.
Communication Skills, Education Co-Concentration
ENG 279

A study of literature of the United States in the first half of the 20th century. Writers may include Faulkner, Cather, O’Neil, Elliot, Pound, Hughes, Hurston and Hemingway.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 108 Enhanced Synthesis and Research Writing , WRT 109 Synthesis and Research Writing
With a final grade of C- or better.
Aesthetic Appreciation, Education Co-Concentration, Writing Intensive
CHM 301

This course is intended to be a year long study of the structure and reactions of organic compounds. The course focuses on functional groups and reaction mechanisms. Applications to compounds of general public interest are discussed. The course consists of lecture and recitation.  

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: CHM 112 General Chemistry II
Education Co-Concentration
CHM 302

This course is a continuation of CHM 301.  

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: CHM 301 Organic Chemistry I
Education Co-Concentration
CHM 303

This four hour laboratory is associated with CHM 301. The course can (but doesn’t have to) be taken concurrently with CHM 301. The course includes basic organic chemical instrumentation, analysis, and techniques.  

0.50 c.u.
Prerequisites: CHM 301 Organic Chemistry I
Or concurrent registration.
Education Co-Concentration, Writing Intensive
CHM 304

This four hour laboratory is associated with CHM 302 and is a continuation of CHM 303. In addition to wet chemistry, the course includes lectures and laboratory exercises on the topics of nuclear magnetic resonance and infrared spectroscopies.  

0.50 c.u.
Prerequisites: CHM 301 Organic Chemistry I , CHM 303 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory , CHM 302 Organic Chemistry II
Or concurrent registration in CHM 302.
Education Co-Concentration, Writing Intensive
BIO 309

This course introduces the student to the fundamental principles of mendelian, population, and molecular genetics. The biochemistry of genetic material, the physical basis of inheritance as well as the mode of expression of genetic material in individuals and populations will be covered. Laboratory experiments with statistics will demonstrate the principle of molecular, mendelian, and population genetics.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: MTH 200 Applied Statistics I , BIO 213 Molecular And Cellular Biology
BIO 213 Molecular Biology can also be taken with this course.
Corequisites: BIO 213 Molecular And Cellular Biology
Education Co-Concentration

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