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Associate in Arts - General Education Requirements

Completion of the following General Education requirements will satisfy the basic requirements in General Education for the Associate in Arts degree.

General Education courses for the Associate in Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, and Bachelor of Science degrees are also drawn from this list.

Communication9
Choose one (English I):
AvailableENC1101English I
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher.
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Not availableENC1101HHonors English I
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. Some assignments may be coordinated with other Honors courses. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors coordinator.
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Choose one (English II):
AvailableENC1102English II
In this course students develop the ability to read literary texts critically, to think logically and creatively and to write and research effectively. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableENC1102HHonors English II
This is a course designed to develop the student's ability to read literary and interdisciplinary texts critically, to think logically and creatively and to write and research effectively. Some assignments may be coordinated with other Honors courses. Students must pass the department's core assignments for ENC 1102H with a grade of "C" or higher. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors coordinator.
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Choose one (Oral Communications):
AvailableSPC1608Introduction to Oral Communication
The purpose of this course is to improve the basic skills of speaking and listening. Class exercises emphasize preparing and delivering public speeches, speaking with clarity and variety and listening with literal and critical comprehension.
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Not availableIDH2106Honors Oratory: Speech, Argumentation and Debate
The purpose of this course is to elevate the basic skills of speaking and listening to a level appropriate for Honors students. While the course will satisfy the state requirements for preparing and delivering public speeches with clarity and variety and listening with literal and critical comprehension, the Honors level will focus on those skills in an advanced setting of the controversial arts, including critical thinking, dialectic, rhetoric and argumentation. In preparation, Honors students will study original materials from Aristotle to current research in argumentation and debate. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. Satisfies General Education requirement in oral communications.
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Humanities
Six credits required. Three credits must be taken from area A.
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Area A
Not availableHUM2022Liberal Arts Humanities
The design of this course creates a diverse learning community for students in the Liberal Studies program. The course is a multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary study of fine arts, performing arts, literature, history and philosophy with special focus on race, gender and class. The course satisfies three credits of General Education requirements in Humanities and partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM2220Ancient/Classical Humanities
A course designed to promote the understanding and appreciation of man's cultural heritage in the prehistoric, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Judaic, Greek and Roman periods. Representative works in art, music, literature and philosophy will be studied. Global culturalism will be incorporated into the course content. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM2223Medieval Humanities
This course is designed to promote the understanding and appreciation of man's cultural heritage in the Early Christian and Medieval periods. Representative works in art, music, literature and philosophy will be studied. Global culturalism will be incorporated into the course content. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM2232Renaissance/Baroque Humanities
This course is designed to promote the understanding and appreciation of the creative process and world culture. Representative works in art, literature, music and philosophy will be studied from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Global culturalism will be incorporated into the course content. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM223418th and 19th Century Humanities
This course is designed to promote the understanding and appreciation of the creative process and world culture. Representative works in art, literature, music and philosophy will be studied from the Enlightenment and Romantic periods. Global culturalism will be incorporated into the course content. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM2263The World of Dickens
This course covers the humanities of the nineteenth century with particular attention to the work of Charles Dickens and associated works of the era. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A10.030.
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Not availableHUM2322Women, Gender and Culture
This course is designed to introduce the student to the contributions of women in the humanities. It will examine their contributions to literature, art and music from the Classical period to the present day. Students will learn how gender has influenced production of the arts throughout these periods. Examining notions of masculinity and femininity will be a key component of the course and their various representations in art, literature and music will be a major subject of study. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableHUM2410Asian Humanities
This course is designed to introduce the student to the Indian and Southeast Asian cultures. Emphasis will be placed on the basic myths underlying culture, their manifestation in the arts and their diffusion throughout South and Southeast Asia. Representative works in literature, mythology, philosophy and the visual arts will be studied. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableHUM2410HHonors Asian Humanities
Honors Asian Humanities is designed to introduce the student to the cultures of India, Tibet and Southeast Asia. The basic myths underlying culture will be studied as well as their manifestation in the arts. The course will explore the development of Indian thought with special emphasis on early Buddhism and the development of Mahayana Buddhist schools. Representative works in literature, mythology, philosophy and the visual arts will be studied. Archeological rites in Cambodia, Burma and Thailand will be studied as examples of myth in architecture. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM2454African American Humanities
This course is designed to explore African American cultures and artistic manifestations and to promote increased awareness, understanding, degrees of tolerance and aesthetic appreciation of African American heritage. Pre-European African influences to modern cultural values of African American societies will be examined. Contemplative objects representing both visual and performing arts will be studied in their historical context. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableHUM2454HHonors African American Humanities
This course is designed to explore African American cultures and artistic manifestations and to promote increased awareness, understanding, degrees of tolerance and aesthetic appreciation of African American heritage. Pre-European African influences to modern cultural values of African American societies will be examined. Contemplative objects representing both visual and performing arts will be studied in their historical context. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.30.
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Not availableHUM2461Latin American Humanities
This course is designed to introduce the student to Latin American cultures and to promote the understanding and appreciation of our cultural heritage. Ancient to modern cultures will be surveyed. Emphasis will be placed on cultural roots and myth as well as artists' commitment to social and political struggle. Representative works in the visual arts, literature and music will be studied. No knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is required. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableHUM2461HHonors Latin American Humanities
This course is designed to introduce the student to Latin American cultures and to promote the understanding and appreciation of Latin American heritage. Ancient to modern cultures will be surveyed. Emphasis will be placed on cultural roots and myth as well as artists' commitment to social and political struggle. Representative works in the visual arts, literature and music will be studied. No knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is required. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.30.
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Not availableHUM2481Native American Humanities
This course is designed to introduce the student to Native American cultures. It promotes an understanding and appreciation of the diverse traditions of nations that are indigenous to North America. Pre-colonial to modern cultural expressions will be reviewed. Emphasis will be placed on visual and performing arts, literature and oral traditions as they have varied by region and throughout history. Native American usage of new media and influences on non-native cultures will also be surveyed. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableHUM259020th and 21st Century Humanities and Technology
This course is designed to study representative works of the 20th and 21st centuries in the performing arts, visual arts, music, literature, film and philosophy so that the student will appreciate the foundations of the 20th century and allow projections into the future. Global culturalism will be incorporated into the course content. The student will be introduced to Internet resources as they pertain to appropriate thematic materials. This course will also show how technology interacts with culture in the contemporary world. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableIDH1104Honors Arts and Culture
This course is a diverse study of fine arts, performing arts, literature, history and philosophy from the prehistoric era to the Renaissance. Focus will be on multi-culturalism, examination of primary texts and inter-disciplinary influences on the formation of human culture. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. The course is only open to students in the Honors program. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director.
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Not availableIDH2102Honors Arts and Ideas
This course is a diverse study of fine arts, performing arts, technological arts, literature, history and philosophy from the Renaissance to the present. The focus will be on multi-culturalism, examination of primary texts and interdisciplinary influences on the formation of human culture. Satisfies three credits of General Education requirements in Humanities and partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. The course is only open to students in the Honors program. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director.
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Area B
Not availableAML2010American Literature I
American Literature I is a survey of the historical and cultural development of American belles-lettres from 1630 to the late nineteenth century with attention to the influence of prevalent ideas and expressions of the age. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAML2020American Literature II
This course is a survey of the historical and cultural development of American literature from the late nineteenth through the twentieth century. It focuses on the fiction, poetry and drama that precede and constitute the Modern Era. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAML2600Survey of African American Literature
This course will provide a brief, but comprehensive study of the writing styles of selected African American writers. This study will include a historial perspective of the racial climate in American society, the connection between literature by African Americans and will examine current criticism on selected texts. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableARH2050Art History I
This course is an integrated study of the main developments of the visual art forms (architecture, sculpture and painting) from Paleolithic man to the Early Renaissance. World art will be integrated into the content. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableARH2051Art History II
This course is an integrated study of the main developments of the visual art forms (architecture, sculpture and painting) from the 16th century to the present. World art will be integrated into the content. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableENG2100The Art of Film
This course is designed to help students become more active, critical viewers of films and to be able to communicate that understanding in writing. Like written forms of literature, movies are texts that can be analyzed and interpreted. Students will view a number of films from different time periods, genres and artistic approaches. Lectures will concentrate on the narrative and stylistic elements used by film makers. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030 and the Humanities Area B General Education requirement.
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Not availableENG2103World Cinema
This is a survey course designed to introduce students to the cinematic arts of a particular national cinema and to encourage them to think globally. Emphasis will be given to internationally recognized filmmakers of foreign cinemas and their recent new directors. Students will watch and analyze numerous films. They will study the aesthetics of film language as well as the social and cultural conditions that produce the cinema. The course will encourage student understanding of the intellectual, spiritual and moral issues that unite people despite differences in time, place, language and culture. Specific film content may vary from term to term. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030 and the Humanities Area B General Education requirement.
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Not availableENL2012British Literature I
This course is a survey of the development of British literature from Anglo-Saxon times through the eighteenth century with attention to the historical background, the continuity of essential traditions and the characteristic temper of successive periods. Major emphasis is on the Old English, Middle English and Renaissance periods. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableENL2022British Literature II
British Literature II emphasizes the relevance of Romanticism, Victorianism and the first half of the twentieth century to contemporary thought. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableLIT2090Contemporary Literature
This course will explore trends and influences in literature from World War II to the present. Contemporary literature will be examined as a reflection of the philosophy of modern life and as a reflection of the student's world. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableLIT2120World Literature II
This course is designed to create an awareness of the ideas, techniques and historical relationships in world literature from the Enlightenment to the present. The Enlightenment, Romanticism, the 19th Century (Realism and Naturalism) and Modernism will be studied. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableMUH2022History of Rock Music
This course traces the historical origins, characteristics and stylistic developments of rock music from a musical and sociological perspective. This course is not recommended for music majors. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableMUH2026Introduction to Blues and Jazz
This course is designed to introduce to the student primary forms and genres of blues and jazz music in both their historical and cultural context. Blues and jazz will be explored methodically as a distinctly American contribution to world music. The course will feature lecture and performance presentations by some of Florida's better known musicians and commentators. Literary and visual images of blues and jazz idioms will be incorporated into the course content. Assigned readings with active listening are an integral part of the course. The student will be introduced to Internet resources on the subject of blues and jazz themes. Students will be required to compose a journal with reactionary criticisms of blues and jazz guests and must complete a project that presents biographical and musical materials about a selected blues or jazz musician. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This course fulfills the Area B Humanities requirement.
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AvailableMUL2010Music Appreciation
Open to all students, this course is designed for the musical layman and is a survey course devoted to music in world civilization. Included is a study of the music relating to the background of the life and other arts of the times. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableMUL2014Introduction to Music History and Literature
This course is an introduction to music literature, history and culture for music majors. Topics to be addressed include an overview of musical repertories and cultures from the western art music tradition, American jazz and a selected case study of non-western music from a variety of musical traditions and historical periods, including from the western middle ages and north India. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePHI1630Contemporary Ethical Problems
Discussions of the moral problems of contemporary society such as abortion, the sexual revolution, war, violence, aging, civil disobedience, modern medical practices and other issues take place in this course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailablePHI2010Introduction to Philosophy I
This course covers the study of fundamental philosophical problems and concepts. Speculation about limits of human understanding, value judgments, foundations of morality and speculation about the existence of God in order to present students with the tools for constructing their own philosophy. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePHI2011Introduction to Philosophy II
This course provides a greater depth of study of the fundamental philosophical problems and concepts, speculation about the existence of God, the relevancy of morals today and the limits of human understanding. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableREL2300Religions of the World
This course is an ideological study of the major religions of the world emphasizing the relationships of their major tenets to our modern society. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableTHE1020Theatre Survey
This course is a survey of the arts and crafts of the theatre. Students will discuss the playscript, the physical stage and the profession. The roles of the artists involved in theatre performance and production will be examined. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableTHE1300Survey Dramatic Literature
This course is a survey of play scripts from Classical Greece to postmodernism and contemporary drama. A succinct history of western drama will be examined. This course partially fulfills the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Social Science
Six credits required. Courses must be taken from two areas.
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Area A, Anthropology
AvailableANT2000General Anthropology
This course covers the study of man. It is an introductory course covering the economic, cultural, social and political development and technology of primitive societies. Attitudes, approach to problems and the general way of life of primitive societies are compared with modern societies. The course also provides a brief introduction to the development of fossil man and archaeology. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableANT2410Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
This course will explore the nature, characteristics and content of culture from an anthropological perspective by examining the economy, art, religion, politics, language and kinship patterns of individual human societies. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Credit for this course is also awarded to entering students with appropriate scores on the International Baccalaureate (IB) examination in Social Anthropology.
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Area B, Economics
Not availableECO1000Basic Economics
The nature of economics, production, distribution and price determination will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on practical application and policy determination. Current problems will be surveyed. The course is designed for non-business majors. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableECO2013Principles of Economics (MACRO)
This is an introductory course covering the nature, scope and methods of economics, economic concepts and economic institutions. Emphasis is placed upon production, consumption, determination of prices, distribution of income, fiscal policy, national income determinants, money and banking and comparative economic systems. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableECO2013HHonors Principles of Economics (MACRO)
This is an introductory course covering the nature, scope and method of economics, economic concepts and institutions. Emphasis is placed upon production, consumption, determination of prices, distribution of income, fiscal policy, national income determinants, money and banking and comparative economic systems. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableECO2023Principles of Economics (MICRO)
This course deals primarily with economic problems. Emphasis is given to markets, production functions, economic role of government, agricultural problems, labor-management relations, imperfect competition, interest and capital, economic security, international trade and finance and economic development. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableECO2930Selected Studies in Economics
In this course topics of current interest are presented in group instruction. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Area C, Geography
Not availableGEA1000World Regional Geography
This course is an introductory study of the human and natural resources of the major regions of the world. From each region, one or more countries are selected for study in depth. Political, cultural, economic and strategic comparisons are made. The current role of the United States in the areas studied receives particular attention. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableGEO1200Introduction to Physical Geography
This course is a systematic study of the physical elements of the Earth including their interrelationships and importance to man and his activities. Basic explanations of physical features of the Earth, their form and origin, principles of weather, world climactic patterns, world vegetation patterns and the study of soil properties and classification into the great soil groups of the world are covered. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Area D, Political Science
AvailableINR2002International Relations
This course is an introduction to major issues and theories of world politics. Topics include state and non-state actors, the nature of power, causes of war and peace, terrorism, international organizations, finance and trade, economic development, globalization, human rights and environmental concerns. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePAX2000Introduction to Peace Studies
This course will explore the dynamics from a variety of frames. The course will provide a cursory overview of various issues such as conflict, violence, war, non-violence and peace. The course is intended to engage students in the theory and application addressing conflict, violence, war and terrorism. Students will examine approaches to peace, alternatives to war and to peace-building through peace studies and non-violence movements. The course will adopt the frame that we must review actions of the past in order to prevent recurrences. The student will draw upon the ideology of individuals identified as great peacemakers. While exploring great peacemakers, a focus on personal non-violence, ethical approaches to war, conflict transformation or peace and movements for social change will be conducted. Students will investigate local and international conflict, social movements and non-violent approaches to peace. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailablePOS2041United States Federal Government
In this course basic aspects of the federal government are studied. Emphasis is placed upon content and interpretation of the Constitution, Federalism, the Congress, the Presidency, the federal court system and the citizen's connection to the federal government by means of elections, political parties, interest groups and public opinion. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePOS2112State and Local Government
In this course functions of state, county and city governments are studied. Emphasis is placed upon constitutions, political parties, politics, legislatures, courts, chief executives and interrelationships between federal and state governments and metropolitan problems. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePOT2002HHonors - Political Theory
The basic principles of political thought are studied in this course. Students will examine the state and the relationship between the individual and the state. Topics such as authority, consent, freedom and obligation are examined. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePOT2301Political Ideology - Introduction
This course includes a comparative survey of the social, political, economic and historical tenets and developments of contemporary political ideologies. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Area E, Psychology
AvailableCLP2140Abnormal Psychology
This course will examine the clinical description and etiology of psychological disorders from an integrative perspective. Emphasis will be placed on theories of causation and current research on treatment modalities. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableDEP2004Developmental Psychology
This course explores the effects of genetic, psychological, maturational and social factors at various stages during the lifespan. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Some sections of DEP 2004 have service-learning components. Please refer to class notes in schedule of classes for details.
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Not availableINP2002Introduction to Industrial Psychology
This course applies psychological principles to individual and group functioning in organizational settings. Major topics include employee selection, motivation, job satisfaction, leadership and performance evaluation. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailablePPE2001Introduction to Personality
This course explores the major theoretical perspectives to personality theory including psychodynamic, trait, biological, humanistic, behavioral and cognitive systems. The course will also evaluate practical applications for the areas of counseling, business, education, vocational skills and personal growth. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailablePSY2012General Psychology
This is an introductory course which surveys the field of psychology and basic principles and concepts utilized to understand human behavior. The major areas of study include development, learning, perception, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy and testing measurements. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Some sections of PSY 2012 have service-learning components. Please refer to class notes in schedule of classes for details.
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Not availablePSY2012HGeneral Psychology Honors
This is an introductory psychology course with an Honors designation. It intends to survey the field of psychology and the basic principles and concepts utilized to understand major behavior. The major areas of study include methodology, statistics and a research literature survey as well as the major areas of the field of psychology. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availablePSY2602The Evolution of Modern Psychology
This course will examine influential experiments conducted in psychology over the last 100 years. These landmark studies have influenced and, at times, changed psychological principles and ethical standards. Major studies are in the areas of biopsychology, learning, memory, development, emotion, motivation, personality, psychopathology, therapies and social psychology. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Area F, Sociology
AvailableSYG2000Introduction to Sociology
This course is an introductory survey of sociology covering its scope, methods and general principles. Topics emphasized include group behavior, race relations, population, social institutions, social change and social stratification. The purpose of the course is to assist the student in acquiring an understanding of society. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableSYG2010Social Problems
This course is an in-depth analysis into the scope and causes of major problem areas from the perspective of both the individual and the community. Consideration will be given to various possible remedial approaches to each problem area. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableSYG2110HHonors Introduction to Social Research
This course is applied sociology that will pursue a unique, original research project each semester. It provides students with an in-depth understanding of social scientific research through experimental investigation. Utilizing the research project as a point of focus, this course includes training in all aspects of empirical research including literature review, methodology, data collection, data coding, data analysis and presentation of results. Previous coursework in sociology or psychology is recommended. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director.
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Not availableSYG2230Cultural Pluralism
This course is designed to study the changing culture of our nation. Issues of race, ethnicity, gender, class, nationality and globalism will be explored. This course is also designed to provide information and strategies for living and working in a pluralistic, multi-cultural society. Values and ethics of diversity and commonality will be emphasized. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableSYG2311Introduction to Conflict Studies
This course will explore the dynamics of conflict from a variety of frames. Students will be provided with valuable insight about conflict that will help lead to an understanding regarding the conflicts they are likely to face in life, at school or work, in society as well as those they observe in national headlines. An introduction to the dispute resolution practices of mediation, facilitation and negotiation will be conducted. The examination of how one's gender and cultural perspective may influence the approach and outcome of the conflict will be discussed. Current trends and issues within the field of conflict management and resolution will be reviewed. The course will engage students in the theory and application of addressing conflict management and resolution on an individual, interpersonal and international perspective. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableSYG2340Human Sexuality
This course is designed to present students with an interdisciplinary study of the sexual functioning of humans. Course information is drawn liberally from the disciplines of sociology, psychology and biology, providing students with an integrated introduction to the study of human sexual behavior. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableSYG2430Marriage and the Family
This course is a historical and comparative study of courtship, mate selection, engagement, marriage, husband-wife relationships and child-rearing in the United States. Emphasis is placed upon the changing contemporary family with respect to social and economic status, sex, sources of marital conflict and social values. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableSYP2512Sociology of Deviance
This course will examine normative deviance through the sociological lens. It will focus on the social context, behaviors and societal reactions associated with deviance. Criminal and noncriminal forms of deviance will be investigated using a variety of theoretical perspectives. In approaching deviance sociologically, this course will highlight the social constructions of deviance and the influence of social control and stigmatization as reactions to deviant behavior. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A10.030.
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History
Three credits required.
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AvailableAMH2010United States History to 1865
This course begins with European arrival in the New World and moves on to colonial America, examining early America regionally. Pre-revolutionary America warrants special attention, including the French and Indian War leading to the Stamp Act and the activities of Boston's "Sons of Liberty." The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are examined in detail. Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy, westward expansion and the events and issues leading to the American Civil War conclude the course. The role of women and various ethnic groups in the development of America are considered throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2010HHonors United States History to 1865
This course begins with European arrival in the New World and moves on to Colonial America, examining early America regionally. Pre-revolutionary America warrants special attention, including the French and Indian War leading to the Stamp Act and the activities of Boston's "Sons of Liberty." The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are examined in detail. Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy, westward expansion and the events and issues leading to the American Civil War conclude the course. The role of women and various ethnic groups in the development of America are considered through the course. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableAMH2020United States History 1865 to Present
This course begins with the "Reconstruction" period and examines the problems of reunifying America. The nation's industrial period gets close attention, as does the rise of American cities and their accompanying social and political problems. U.S. Imperialism and the Spanish-American War are examined. The "Progressive" period, which includes emphasis on the American Labor Movement and the demand for women's rights, are included. World War I and its aftermath in the "Roaring Twenties" are analyzed. The Great Depression and World War II are detailed. The conflicts of the late twentieth century, including the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam and the American Civil Rights Movement are examined. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2020HHonors United States History 1865 to Present
This course begins with the "Reconstruction" period and examines the problems of reunifying America. The nation's industrial period gets close attention, as does the rise of American cities and their accompanying social and political problems. U.S. Imperialism and the Spanish-American War are examined. The "Progressive" period, which includes emphasis on the American Labor Movement and the demand for women's rights, are included. World War I and its aftermath in the "Roaring Twenties" are analyzed. The Great Depression and World War II are detailed. The conflicts of the late twentieth century, including the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam and the American Civil Rights movement are examined. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2035The United States 1945 to Present
This course examines the major political, social, economic, cultural, military and diplomatic development that shaped the development of the modern American nation since 1945, including World War II, the Cold War, the McCarthy Era, the complacent fifties, the turbulent sixties, the disillusioning seventies, and the search for new directions since, to include the 1980's. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2035HHonors The United States 1945 to Present
This course examines the major political, social, economic, cultural, military and diplomatic development that shaped the development of the modern American nation since 1945, including World War II, the Cold War, the McCarthy Era, the complacent fifties, the turbulent sixties, the disillusioning seventies and the search for new directions since, to include the 1980's. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableAMH2090United States Women's History
This course will cover the role of women in American history from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis will be placed upon the contributions of women to the development of colonial America and their role in pre-Revolutionary times. A separate section will analyze women during the War of Independence and the writing of the U.S. Constitution. Women during the early Republic on the eve of the Civil War and their role in the Reconstruction of America will likewise be discussed. Also addressed is the topic of women as leaders of the "Progressive" movement and during World War I and World War II. The "Women's Lib" movement of the 1960's and 1970's is examined and the role of women in America today concludes the course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableAMH2091African American History
This course analyzes the tribal and national background of Africans before their forced migration to Latin and North America. It examines the so-called "Triangle Trade," Africans in colonial and revolutionary America and the lives of free Black Americans as well as those held in bondage. A close look at the Abolitionist Movement and the American Civil War is included. Prominent African Americans from Benjamin Banneker and Phyllis Wheatley to Martin Luther King and Maya Angelou will be studied. The political, social, economic and religious positions and circumstances of African Americans in the twentieth century will conclude the course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2095Native American History
This course begins with the origins of various tribes and a survey of ancient, pre-colonial civilizations in North America. Conflict and survival during European colonization are examined in detail as well as tribal responses to rebellion within the British Empire. Intertribal alliances and the United States Removal Policy warrant special attention, including the relationship between colonization of western territories and the U. S. Civil War. Government assimilation policies, intertribal activism and government reorganization of tribes will also be discussed. Native experiences during World War II and postwar activism will conclude the course. Social, political, economic and geographic diversity within and between tribes will be discussed throughout the course as will the struggle between colonization and decolonization. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2095HHonors Native American History
This course begins with the origins of various tribes and a survey of ancient, pre-colonial civilizations in North America. Conflict and survival during European colonization are examined in detail as well as tribal responses to rebellion within the British Empire. Intertribal alliances and the United States Removal Policy warrant special attention, including the relationship between colonization of western territories and the U. S. Civil War. Government assimilation policies, intertribal activism and government reorganization of tribes will also be discussed. Native experiences during World War II and postwar activism will conclude the course. Social, political, economic and geographic diversity within and between tribes will be discussed throughout the course as will the struggle between colonization and decolonization. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableAMH2905Directed Studies in American History
This course content and subject are variable, which allows the student to pursue special academic interest in greater depth than is possible in existing history courses. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableASH2021East Asian History (China, Japan and Korea)
This course examines the history of China, Japan and Korea from 1600 to the present. It will examine the major political, cultural and religious influences during this period. It will also examine the influence of East Asia on the European and American economies and vice versa.
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Not availableEUH1000Western Civilization to 1600
This course traces the rise of Western civilization from 1000 B.C.E. to the Renaissance, c. 1600. It emphasizes Greek civilization including drama, mythology, philosophy and the origins of Greek democracy and then examines the late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire followed by the rise of Christianity, Islam, the Byzantine Empire, the "Flowering of Medieval Culture" and the Christian Synthesis of the late Middle Ages. The European Renaissance and the Reformation including social, political and philosophical issues will be discussed. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableEUH1001Western Civilization 1600 to Present
This course covers the period from c. 1600 to the present. Topics include the scientific revolution, the rise of absolute monarchy in Europe, the 18th-century Enlightenment and the French Revolution. The impact of Napoleon is addressed as is the Industrial Revolution and the advent of socialism, including Marxism. Cultural ideas from Romanticism to social Darwinism are analyzed. European imperialism, World War I and the rise of fascism lead to a discussion of World War II. The impact of western civilization on Asia, Africa and the Middle East are also considered. The Cold War and the modern period conclude the course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableIDH1613Honors Ancient History
This Honors course will examine selectively the events, individuals and issues that have determined the course of various civilizations from ancient times to the Middle Ages. The contributions of Near Eastern and African civilizations as well as those of the Greek and Roman worlds will be studied. The influence of religion upon various civilizations, especially those of the Hebrews, Christians and Muslims will be addressed. An inter-disciplinary approach will highlight cultural achievements including an examination of drama, architecture and poetry. Participants will be required to write a research paper and read passages from primary sources of classical literature. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director. Satisfies the General Education requirement in history and partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableLAH2020Latin American History
This course will cover the history of Latin America from 1492 to the present, emphasizing the multi-racial origins of Latin American countries, the development of political institutions, the relationship between Latin America and the U.S.A. and the response of modern Latin America to the challenges of democracy and economic development. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableWOH2232Survey of Early Christianity
This survey course traces the historical background and development of Christianity from the first century to the Medieval period. There is an emphasis on the Hebraic roots of Christianity, the political and social setting of Palestine during the time of Jesus of Nazareth and the problems involved in the so-called, "Quest for the Historical Jesus." The missionary work of St. Paul is closely examined, as is emerging Christian doctrine between 100 and 500 C.E. Philosophical and spiritual alternatives to Christianity are also analyzed, as is Christianity's relationship to the Roman and Byzantine Empires. Everyday life and forms of worship among Christians are studied, as is Christianity as a political institution. While matters of faith and doctrine are discussed, the course perspective is historical rather than religious. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableWOH2232HHonors Survey of Early Christianity
This survey course traces the historical background and development of Christianity from the first century to the Medieval period. There is an emphasis on the Hebraic roots of Christianity, the political and social setting of Palestine during the time of Jesus of Nazareth and the problems involved in the so-called, "Quest for the Historical Jesus." The missionary work of St. Paul is closely examined, as is emerging Christian doctrine between 100 and 500 C.E. Philosophical and spiritual alternatives to Christianity are also analyzed, as is Christianity's relationship to the Roman and Byzantine Empires. Everyday life and forms of worship among Christians are studied, as is Christianity as a political institution. While matters of faith and doctrine are discussed, the course perspective is historical rather than religious. Honors level content. Permission required from the Honors director. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Science
Six credits required. Courses must be taken from two areas.
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Area A, Biological Science
Not availableBOT2432Applied Mycology
This course is intended to familiarize students with the basic biology of yeast and fungi that are of medical importance. A survey of common mycotic infections and mycotoxicosis is presented. It includes basic hands-on laboratory exercises involving the microscopic examination of samples and isolates; collecting samples for culturing yeast and fungi; preparation, inoculation and incubation of media; identification of yeast and fungal morphotypes (both microscopic and on culture media) using dichotomous or pictographic schemes, field studies and laboratory experimentations.
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AvailableBSC1005Concepts of Biology
This course is a study of the characteristics of living organisms. Unifying concepts such as metabolism, genetics, evolution and cellular organization will be investigated. Designed for non-science majors, this course does not fulfill the credit requirements for biology majors (see BSC 1010C).
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AvailableBSC1005CConcepts of Biology
This course is a study of the characteristics of living organisms with emphasis on man. Unifying concepts such as metabolism, energy utilization and reproduction will be investigated. Laboratory exercises will emphasize basic principles of biology. Designed for non-science majors, this course does not fulfill the credit requirements for biology majors. Lab fee required.
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AvailableBSC1010CGeneral Biology I
This course is primarily for science majors or students with a strong biology background. It is a study of the molecular and cellular composition and function of living organisms. Emphasis will be given to structure, chemical metabolism and genetic mechanisms. Laboratory illustrates basic biological principles. Lab fee required.
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AvailableBSC1011CGeneral Biology II
A continuation of General Biology I, this course is designed for science majors or students requiring a full year of biology. Emphasis will be given to evolutionary relationships of living organisms. Structure, form and function of both plants and animals will be studied and ecological principles summarized. Required laboratory will correlate with lecture topics. Lab fee required.
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AvailableBSC1020Human Biology
This course provides an introduction to scientific inquiry in relationship to the human body, its systems and basic functions with emphasis on homeostatic mechanisms. The structure and function of cells, tissues and organ systems will be investigated. Designed for non-science majors. This course does not fulfill the credit requirements for Biology majors.
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AvailableBSC1050Biology and Environment
This course is a study of plant and animal interactions in their natural environment and the influence of man on these natural systems. Designed for non-science majors.
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Not availableBSC1050HHonors Biology and Environment
This course is a study of plant and animal interactions in their natural environment and the influence of man on these natural systems. Active learning components may include outdoor activities and/or field trips. Designed for non-majors. Honors level content. Permission of the Honors director is required.
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AvailableBSC1076Get Ready for Anatomy and Physiology
This course is a primer to prepare students to succeed in a Biology or Anatomy and Physiology course. The course focuses on developing and improving study skills and emphasizes personal accountability. Course content includes a review of basic math, biology, chemistry and cells and introduces anatomical terminology and body basics. This course cannot be used as a substitute for BSC 1010C.
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Not availableBSC2004Parasitology and Human Disease
Students will be introduced to the most common lifestyle on earth: parasitism! This course will be a broad survey of parasites of humans, domestic and wild animals. Major topics will include ecological and evolutionary aspects of parasite-host interactions with an emphasis on life cycles, anatomy and physiology of parasites and immunological, pathological and clinical responses of hosts to parasitic infection. The treatment and control of parasites will also be discussed.
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Not availableBSC2037HThe course could not be found.
AvailableBSC2093CAnatomy and Physiology I
This is the first part of a two-semester course that investigates in detail the structure and function of humans. The course is primarily designed for students of healthcare professions, biology or physical education. We will utilize a "system" approach, examining each organ system at the cellular, tissue, organ and system levels and discuss interactions with other systems. Emphasis will be placed on the homeostatic rather than the dysfunctional individual. Lab fee required.
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AvailableBSC2094CAnatomy and Physiology II
This course is the second part of a two-semester course that investigates the structure and function of humans. The course is designed for students of healthcare professions, biology or physical education. We utilize a "systems" approach, examining each organ system at the cellular, tissue, organ and system levels and discuss interactions with other systems. Emphasis will be placed on homeostatic rather than dysfunctional individuals. Lab fee required.
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Not availableBSC2420CPrinciples of Biotechnology I
This course is designed for science or non-science majors interested in biotechnology. The course addresses both theory and biotechnology laboratory techniques/applications. The impact of biotechnology on society will also be explored. Lab fee required.
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Not availableBSC2934CSelected Studies in Biology
In this course topics of current interest are presented in group instruction.
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AvailableMCB2010CMicrobiology
This fundamental course in Microbiology is designed to fulfill the needs of nursing students as well as other allied health majors. The course stresses the structure, nutrition, growth, control, metabolism and introductory genetics of bacteria. An introduction to fungi, parasites and viruses is included. Laboratory experience in techniques and primary isolation will be provided. Lab fee required.
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Not availablePCB1050Exploring your Genome
This is a non-major, introductory course in studying the human genome. Since the sequencing of the human genome, the study of genomics has exploded and has uncovered exciting new discoveries and spawned new technological developments. Personal genomics is an emerging field and it will soon be affordable to obtain the sequence of an individual's own genome. This course will discuss the field of genomics, how genome sequence data is obtained and analyzed and what can be learned from an individual's genome. How does the analysis of one's own genes affect health care, diet, exercise and other health decisions? The course will include related topics such as disease gene mapping, epigenetics and the microbiome. This course will reinforce basic concepts in molecular biology and genetics and promote genetic literacy. The course will be entirely web-based and all lectures will be delivered online. The reading assignments, course lecture materials and online activities will be posted each week.
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Area B, Earth Science
AvailableAST1002Introduction to Astronomy
This course is a survey of the elementary aspects of the astronomical universe. Topics include the history and growth of astronomy, instrumentation, solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Star-gazing sessions and planetarium trips are included to identify the prominent constellations and stars.
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AvailableGLY1000Introduction to Geology
This beginning course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of Earth. Emphasis is on Earth materials, geologic hazards, the water cycle and plate tectonics. This course satisfies a natural science requirement and provides background knowledge for further courses in Earth sciences.
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Not availableGLY1030Geology and the Environment
This course will introduce the student to the Earth as an environmental system. Focus will be on energy resources, soils, geologic hazards, the water cycle, principles of climate and climate change and environmental contamination.
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Not availableGLY1101Fossils and the History of Life
This course provides an introduction to the fossil record of life on Earth. Focus will be on modes of preservation, identification of fossil material, evolution and the fossil record of invertebrate and vertebrate animals. A field trip may be required.
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Not availableGLY2010CPhysical Geology with Laboratory
This course provides a survey of introductory ideas in physical geology including Earth materials, geologic hazards, plate tectonics, the water cycle and surficial landforms. Laboratory work will consist of identification of minerals and rock specimens, interpretation of stratigraphic units and work with topographic, physiographic and geologic maps and imagery. Field trips may be required. Lab fee required.
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Not availableGLY2100CHistorical Geology with Laboratory
This course will introduce the student to the geological and biological history of Earth. Focus of study will be on sedimentary rock formation and stratigraphy, interpreting ancient sedimentary environments, the historical progress of plate tectonics and orogenic events, paleoclimatic interpretations and the fossil record of life on Earth. A field trip may be included. Lab fee required.
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AvailableMET1010Introduction to Meteorology
This beginning course is designed to acquaint students with the elementary characteristics of the atmosphere. Students with an interest in aviation would especially benefit from many units taught in the course. Units include a study of atmospheric structure, heat budget, winds, air pollution, local and regional weather forecasting and more. Weather products are downloaded from the Internet and used throughout the course. Optional field trips included.
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Not availableMET1010CIntroduction to Meteorology with Lab
This beginning course is designed to acquaint students with the elementary characteristics of the atmosphere. Students with an interest in aviation would especially benefit from many units taught in the course. Units include a study of atmospheric structure, heat budget, winds, air pollution, local and regional weather forecasting and more. Weather products are downloaded from the Internet and used throughout the course. Laboratory work will focus on the extracting of information from online weather resources and the use of other weather-related tools. Optional field trips included. Lab fee required.
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Not availableMET1104Introduction to Climate Studies
This course explores the scientific principles that govern the Earth's climate, climate change and variability and its implications for society. It will also examine the relationship between climate and human activities. Topics include global warming, sea-level changes, past climates, types of climate, climate policy and more.
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AvailableOCE1001Introduction to Oceanography
This beginning course is designed to acquaint the student with the elementary physical, chemical, biological and geological characteristics of the world ocean system. Emphasis is on Florida and its unique relationship with the ocean environment. Optional field trips included.
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Not availableOCE1001CIntroduction to Oceanography with Lab
This beginning course is designed to acquaint the student with the oceans, Earth's most dominant feature, and their importance to all planetary systems. Focus will be on their physical, chemical, biological and geological characteristics. Emphasis is on Florida and its unique relationship with the ocean environment. Field trips may be included.
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Not availableOCE1001CHHonors Introduction to Oceanography with Lab
This honors level introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the oceans, Earth's most dominant feature and their importance to all planetary systems. Focus will be on their physical, chemical, biological and geological characteristics. Emphasis is on Florida and its unique relationship with the ocean environment. Field trips may be included. Honors level content. Permission required from Honors director.
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Area C, Physical Science
AvailableCHM1020Contemporary Chemistry
This is a one-semester course for the non-science major designed to meet the General Education requirement for the A.A. degree. Presumes no chemistry or mathematics background. Basic chemical principles are covered and related to larger topics that may include the chemistry of water and the atmosphere, energy sources, natural and man-made materials and environmental issues. Laboratory exercises during the lecture may be used to complement course material. Lab fee required.
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AvailableCHM1032CFoundations of College Chemistry
This is a one-semester course designed to serve as a preparation for CHM 2045C and to meet the chemistry requirement for applicable health professions. It assumes no prior chemistry background. Topics covered include problem-solving, atomic and molecular structure, chemical formulas and nomenclature, chemical reactions, bonding models, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, acids/bases, an introduction to organic chemistry and other selected topics. Lab fee required.
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AvailableCHM2045CGeneral Chemistry I
This course serves as the first semester of the two-semester general chemistry sequence. Topics covered include problem-solving, atomic and molecular structure, chemical formulas and nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, bonding models, gas laws, solutions and other selected topics. Laboratory experiments are chosen that support these topics. Lab fee required.
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AvailableCHM2046CGeneral Chemistry II with Qualitative Analysis
This course serves as a continuation of CHM 2045C. Topics covered include chemical bonding models, properties of solutions, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. The course stresses integration of chemical knowledge. The laboratory is primarily qualitative analysis. Lab fee required.
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AvailableCHM2210COrganic Chemistry I
This course provides a basic introduction to all organic functional groups and nomenclature followed by detailed treatment of the relationship between structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Other topics include stereochemistry and synthesis. Lab fee required.
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AvailableCHM2211COrganic Chemistry II
This course provides a continuation of CHM 2210C. Topics covered include the chemistry and reactions of alcohols, ethers, sulfur compounds, aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and amines. Various types of spectroscopy will be covered. Emphasis will be on reactivity, mechanisms and synthesis. Lab fee required.
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Not availablePHY1001Physics
This course emphasizes the basic concepts and principles of physics and their practical applications. Designed specifically for students in non-engineering technical studies and for others wishing to strengthen their physics background before taking General Physics.
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Not availablePHY1001LPhysics Laboratory
This course is a laboratory sequence to PHY 1001. Experiments will be selected to illustrate and reinforce the physics concepts introduced in the physics class. Lab fee required.
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AvailablePHY1020Conceptual Physics
This course is for non-science majors. Fundamental concepts of physics with application of everyday experiences are covered. Topics include kinematics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism and special topics. This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of the physical factors in our environment.
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Not availablePHY1020LConceptual Physics Laboratory
This course is a laboratory complement of PHY 1020. Experiments will be selected to illustrate and reinforce the physics concepts introduced in the Conceptual Physics class. Lab fee required.
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AvailablePHY1053CGeneral Physics I
This course contains a descriptive and quantitative study of kinematics, mechanics, energy and applications of mechanics. This course meets the requirements for professional and technical students needing an algebra-based physics course. Lab fee required.
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AvailablePHY1054CGeneral Physics II
This course contains the descriptive and quantitative study of electricity, magnetism and applications of electromagnetism. This course meets the requirements for professional and technical students needing an algebra-based physics course. Lab fee required.
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Not availablePHY2048CPhysics with Calculus I
This physics course is designed for science, engineering and mathematics majors. Topics studied are kinematics, mechanics and applications of mechanics. Lab fee required.
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Not availablePHY2049CPhysics with Calculus II
This physics course is designed for science, engineering and mathematics majors. Topics studied include electricity, magnetism and topics of electromagnetism. Lab fee required.
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Mathematics
Six credits required.
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AvailableMAC1105College Algebra
This course is a study of the fundamental topics in advanced algebra with emphasis on applications, the understanding of the function concept and manipulative skills. Major topics include operations on algebraic expressions and complex numbers; solving polynomial equations and inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities and rational equations and inequalities; applications; functions; exponents and logarithms; graphs of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations and inequalities. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableMAC1105HHonors College Algebra
This course is a study of the fundamental topics in advanced algebra with an emphasis on applications, the understanding of the function concept and manipulative skills. Major topics include operations on algebraic expressions and complex numbers; solving polynomial equations and inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities and rational equations and inequalities, applications; functions; exponents and logarithms; graphs of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations and inequalities. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. Honors level content including enhanced use of technology and critical thinking skills in application problems will be essential components of this course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAC1114Trigonometry
This course is a calculus preparatory course in trigonometry with emphasis upon functions. The topics include angular measure, right triangle and unit circle trigonometry, trigonometric (circular) and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities, conditional trigonometric equations, solution of right and oblique triangles, vectors, complex numbers in trigonometric form, applications, polar coordinates and graphs and parametric equations and graphs. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAC1140Precalculus Algebra
This is a course in precalculus algebra intended for the student who is planning to take trigonometry and the calculus sequence. Major topics include rational and other algebraic functions and their graphs, piecewise-defined functions, a review of exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, matrices and determinants, sequences and series, Mathematical Induction, the Binomial Theorem and applications. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. This course may be taken concurrently with MAC 1114, Trigonometry. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B. E. 6A.10.030.
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AvailableMAC1147Precalculus Algebra/Trigonometry
This is a course in precalculus algebra and trigonometry intended for the student who is planning to take the calculus sequence. This course condenses into a five-credit hour format all topics of Precalculus Algebra (MAC 1140) and Trigonometry (MAC 1114). Algebra topics include: polynomial, rational and other algebraic functions and their graphs, piecewise-defined functions, a review of exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, matrices and determinants, sequences and series, Mathematical Induction, the Binomial Theorem, and applications. Trigonometry topics include angular measure, right triangle and unit circle trigonometry, trigonometric (circular) and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities, conditional trigonometric equations, solution of right and oblique triangles, vectors, complex numbers in trigonometric form, applications, polar coordinates and graphs, and parametric equations and graphs. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. Successful completion of a high school course containing trigonometric topics and/or concepts is desirable. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement (S.B.E. 6A-10.030).
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AvailableMAC2233Concepts of Calculus
This course is a study of Differential and Integral Calculus of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications to business analysis. It is designed to provide the student of business and social sciences a course in applied calculus. This course is not intended for the student who is required to complete the calculus series. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAC2311Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
This is a first course in analytic geometry and the theory and application of calculus. Selected topics include a review of functions, limits and continuity, the derivative, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions and their inverses, the Mean Value and Intermediate Value Theorems, extrema and graph sketching, area and the definite integral, anti-differentiation and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and integration of transcendental functions and their inverses. The graphing calculator will be used throughout the course. Students should ask the instructor which calculator will be used. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAC2312Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
This course is a continuation of MAC 2311. Selected topics include conics, translation and rotation of axes, techniques of integration, arc length and other applications of the definite integral, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms and improper integrals, infinite sequences and series and Taylor's Formula. The graphing calculator will be used throughout the course. Students should ask the instructor which calculator will be used. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAC2313Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
This course is a continuation of MAC 2312. Selected topics include parametric equations, vectors in the plane and 3-space, directional derivatives and curvature, quadric surfaces, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, differential calculus of functions of two and three variables and multiple integration. A graphing calculator and a computer algebra system will be used throughout the course. Students should ask the instructor which calculator will be used. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableMAC2905Directed Studies in Mathematics
This course is scheduled for individual students who wish to explore topics not covered in the curriculum. The student must present a design of study (learning contract) to the faculty member who is to direct the work. Approval from the associate dean is required prior to registration. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMAP2302Elementary Differential Equations
This is a first course in ordinary differential equations with applications including boundary value problems, methods of solution of first order differential equations and the solution of higher order linear equations by methods which may include undetermined coefficients, operators, variation of parameters, Laplace transforms and series solutions. The graphing calculator and a computer algebra system will be used throughout the course. Students should ask the instructor which calculator will be used. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMGF1106College Mathematics
This course includes those college level academic skills not included in MAT 0018C, MAT 0028C and MAT 1033. Topics include sets and Venn diagrams, logic, inductive and deductive reasoning, counting principles, permutations and combinations, probability, descriptive statistics and geometry. This course cannot be used to satisfy degree requirements for students with credit in MGF 2202. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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AvailableMGF1107Liberal Arts Mathematics
This course provides an opportunity for students to see mathematics used in ways not seen in traditional mathematics courses. Topics are selected from the following: financial mathematics, linear and exponential growth, numbers and number systems, elementary number theory, voting techniques and graph theory. Additional topics may be included at the discretion of the instructor. History of mathematics, critical thinking skills, problem-solving techniques and the appropriate use of technology will be used throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A - 10.030.
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AvailableSTA2023Statistical Methods I
This course introduces probability and statistical inference including estimation, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, small sample methods, the study of random variables, correlation and regression and nonparametric tests. This course is a first course in statistical methods for those students entering a science or business related field. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Not availableSTA2023HHonors Statistical Methods I
This Honors course introduces probability and statistical inference including estimation, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, small sample methods, study of random variables, correlation and regression. This course is a first course in statistical methods and involves Honors students in projects and development of portfolios. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
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Electives and Required Prerequisites for Major24
Completion of a minimum of 24 credits, exclusive of courses with a number beginning with zero or courses designated as non-transfer.
Total Credits:60

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Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.