Common Courses



Accounting (ACCT)
 

ACCT 2301; 2401:

Accounting Theory I

Fundamentals of financial reporting.

 

ACCT 2302; 2402:

Accounting Theory II

Analysis of financial data for managerial decisions.


Art (ARTS)
 

ARTS 1313; 1325:

Fundamentals of Art
A general education course open to all students. A basic course in theory and practice of two- and three-dimensional organization as related to design principles; includes a series of creative art experiences involving a variety of art media.


Biology (BIOL)
 

BIOL 2401; 2402:

Anatomy and Physiology
The anatomy and physiology of the human body; the various physiological processes.

 

BIOL 1322:

Nutrition
Designed to develop an understanding of metabolism, nutrition, diet analysis, and diet therapy for students of nursing and other areas of science.

 

BIOL 1406; 1407:

General Biology for Science Majors

Major concepts of biology for science majors.

 

BIOL 1408; 1411:

Botany

Fundamental principles of plant life including the structure, taxonomy, adaptation, physiology, genetics and life histories of plants.

 

BIOL 1409; 1413:

Zoology

Fundamental principles of living animals with emphasis on man; principles of heredity, early embryology and ecology.

 

BIOL 2420:

Microbiology

Fundamental principles of the relationship of microorganisms to the life of human beings.


Business Computer Information Systems (BCIS)
 

BCIS 1305:

Business Computer Applications

Computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet.


Chemistry (CHEM)
 

CHEM 1407:

Introductory Biochemistry

Fundamentals of biological chemistry. Topics may include inorganic, organic, biochemistry, food/physiological chemistry, and environmental/consumer chemistry.

 

CHEM 1411:

General Inorganic Chemistry

Study of fundamental laws, theories and concepts of chemistry; structure of matter; solutions.

 

CHEM 1412:

General Inorganic Chemistry

Systematic qualitative analysis; balancing oxidation-reduction equations; equilibrium; introduction to organic chemistry; atomic energy.

 

CHEM 2123:

Organic Chemistry Lab

Lab to accompany CHEM 2323.

 

CHEM 2125:

Organic Chemistry Lab

Lab to accompany CHEM 2325.

 

CHEM 2323:

Organic Chemistry

Major concepts of organic chemistry for chemistry majors and pre-professional students. Study of the properties and behavior of hydrocarbon compounds and their derivatives.

 

CHEM 2325:

Organic Chemistry

Continuation of CHEM 2323. Major concepts of organic chemistry for chemistry majors and pre-professional students.


Computer Science (COSC)
 

COSC 1301; 1401:

Microcomputer Applications

Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, systems, and human resources and explores their integration and application in business and other segments in society.

 

COSC 1317; 1417:

FORTRAN Programming

Fundamental programming and programming structure using the FORTRAN language.

 

COSC 1432:

COBOL Programming

Fundamental programming and programming structure using the COBOL language.

 

COSC 1336; 1436:

Programming Fundamentals I

Introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, files, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This course assumes computer literacy. The course is taught in C.

 

COSC 1337; 1437:

Programming Fundamentals II

Review of control structures and data types with emphasis on structured data types. Applies the object-oriented programming paradigm. Course is taught using JAVA.

 

COSC 1318; 1418:

PASCAL Programming

Fundamental programming and programming structure using the PASCAL language.

 

COSC 1420; 2420:

C Programming

Fundamental programming and programming structure using the C language.

 

COSC 2335; 2425:

Computer Organization and Machine Language

Basic computer organization; machine cycle, digital representation of data and instructions; assembly language programming, assembler, loader, macros, subroutines, and program linkages.

 

COSC 2432:

Advanced COBOL Programming

Advanced programming and programming structure using the COBOL language.

 

COSC 2336; 2436:

Data Structures and Algorithms (Programming Fundamentals III)

Further applications of programming techniques, introducing the fundamental concepts of data structures and algorithms. Course is taught in C/C++.

 

ITSE 1331; 1431:

Introduction to Visual Basic Programming

Introduction to computer programming using Visual BASIC. Emphasis on fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation.

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