Lower Level and General Education Courses

The courses listed in this section are for informational purposes only; they are NOT offered at A&M-Central Texas.

ACCT 2301. Principles of Financial Accounting. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate, analyze, measure, and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of shareholders’ equity to communicate the business entity’s results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company.

ACCT 2302. Principles of Managerial Accounting. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity's accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers, as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs, operational budgeting and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product costing methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation.

ANTH 2351. Cultural Anthropology. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The study of human cultures. Topics may include social organization, institutions, diversity, interactions between human groups, and ethics in the discipline.

BCIS 1301. Microcomputer Applications. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

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. The fundamentals of computer problem solving and programming in a higher level programming language may be discussed and applied.

BCIS 1309. Intro to Program Logic & Design. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

BIOL 1406. Biology for Science Majors I (Lecture + Lab). 4 Semester Credit Hours.

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of BIOL 1306 Biology for Science Majors I (lecture) and BIOL 1106 Biology for Science Majors I (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.

BIOL 1407. Biology for Science Majors II (Lecture + Lab). 4 Semester Credit Hours.

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of BIOL 1307 Biology for Science Majors II (lecture) and BIOL 1107 Biology for Science Majors II (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.

BIOL 1411. General Botany. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental biological concepts relevant to plant physiology, life cycle, growth and development, structure and function, and cellular and molecular metabolism. The role of plants in the environment, evolution, and phylogeny of major plant groups, algae, and fungi.

BIOL 1413. General Zoology. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental biological concepts relevant to animals, including systematics, evolution, structure and function, cellular and molecular metabolism, reproduction, development, diversity, phylogeny, and ecology.

BIOL 2301. Anatomy & Physiology I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Anatomy and Physiology I is the first part of a two course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues and organs of the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis.

BIOL 2401. Anatomy and Physiology I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Anatomy and Physiology I is the first part of a two course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues and organs of the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis.

BIOL 2402. Anatomy and Physiology II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Anatomy and Physiology II is the second part of a two-course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including the following systems: endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive (including nutrition), urinary (including fluid and electrolyte balance), and reproductive (including human development and genetics). Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis.

BIOL 2421. Microbiology for Science Majors. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Principles of microbiology, including metabolism, structure, function, genetics, and phylogeny of microbes. The course will also examine the interactions of microbes with each other, hosts, and the environment.

BUSI 1301. Business Principles. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life.

BUSI 2301. Business Law. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context.

CHEM 1411. General Chemistry I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

CHEM 1412. General Chemistry II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Chemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics; kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; an introduction to organic chemistry and descriptive inorganic chemistry; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, chemical instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

CHEM 2323. Organic Chemistry I (Lecture). 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN SCIENCE OR PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS.

CHEM 2325. Organic Chemistry II (Lecture). 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Advanced principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN SCIENCE OR PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS.

CHEM 2423. Organic Chemistry I (Lecture + Lab). 4 Semester Credit Hours.

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of CHEM 2323 (lecture) and CHEM 2123 (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.

CHEM 2425. Organic Chemistry II (Lecture + Lab). 4 Semester Credit Hours.

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of CHEM 2325 (lecture) and CHEM 2125 (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.

COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Overview of computer systems—hardware, operating systems, the Internet, and application software including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and databases. Current topics such as the effect of computers on society, and the history and use of computers in business, educational, and other interdisciplinary settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student's major field of study in business or computer science.

COSC 1309. Programming Logic & Design. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A discipline approach to problem-solving with structured techniques and representation of algorithms using pseudo code and graphical tools. Discussion of methods for testing, evaluation, and documentation.

COSC 1315. Fundamentals of Programming. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Introduction to computer programming for solving a variety of problems. This course is intended for non-computer science and non-computer engineering majors. Emphasis on the fundamentals of design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation of computer programs. Includes problem solving with structured techniques and algorithms using pseudo code and/or graphical representations.

COSC 1320. C Programming I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming in the C language. Topics include data types; control structures; functions, structures, arrays, pointers, pointer arithmetic, unions, and files; the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging programs; introduction to programming; and introduction to the historical and social context of computing.

COSC 1336. Programming Fundamentals I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming, and provides a comprehensive introduction to programming for computer science and technology majors. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This course assumes computer literacy.

COSC 1337. Programming Fundamentals II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course focuses on the object-oriented programming paradigm, emphasizing the definition and use of classes along with fundamentals of object-oriented design. The course includes basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting techniques, and an introduction to software engineering processes. Students will apply techniques for testing and debugging software.

CRIJ 1301. Introduction to Criminal Justice. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course provides a historical and philosophical overview of the American criminal justice system, including the nature, extent, and impact of crime; criminal law; and justice agencies and processes.

CRIJ 1306. Court Systems & Practices. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is a study of the court system as it applies to the structures, procedures, practices and sources of law in American courts, using federal and Texas statutes and case law.

CRIJ 1310. Fundamentals of Criminal Law. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is the study of criminal law including application of definitions, statutory elements, defenses and penalties using Texas statutes, the Model Penal Code, and case law. The course also analyzes the philosophical and historical development of criminal law and criminal culpability.

CRIJ 2313. Correctional Systems & Practices. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is a survey of institutional and non-institutional corrections. Emphasis will be placed on the organization and operation of correctional systems; treatment and rehabilitation; populations served; Constitutional issues; and current and future issues.

CRIJ 2314. Criminal Investigation. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Investigative theory; collection and preservation of evidence; sources of information; interview and interrogation; uses of forensic sciences; case and trial preparation.

CRIJ 2328. Police Systems & Practices. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course examines the establishment, role and function of police in a democratic society. It will focus on types of police agencies and their organizational structure, police-community interaction, police ethics, and use of authority.

DRAM 1310. Introduction to Theatre. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Survey of theater including its history, dramatic works, stage techniques, production procedures, and relation to other art forms. Participation in productions may be required.

ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income, inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include international trade, economic growth, business cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy.

ECON 2302. Principles of Microeconomics. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, producer behavior and supply, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade.

EDUC 1301. Introduction to the Teaching Profession. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations and provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms. Course content should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards; and the course must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms.

EDUC 2301. Introduction to Special Populations. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P- 12 special populations and should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards. Must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms with special populations.

ENGL 1301. Composition I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

ENGL 1302. Composition II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

FREN 1311. Beginning French I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

FREN 1312. Beginning French II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

FREN 1411. Beginning French I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

FREN 1412. Beginning French II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

FREN 2311. Intermediate French I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

FREN 2312. Intermediate French II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

GEOG 1301. Physical Geography. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course introduces students to the processes that drive Earth’s physical systems. Students will explore the relationships among these physical systems, with emphasis on weather and climate, water, ecosystems, geologic processes and landform development, and human interactions with the physical environment.

GEOG 1302. Human Geography. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course introduces students to fundamental concepts, skills, and practices of human geography. Place, space, and scale serve as a framework for understanding patterns of human experience. Topics for discussion may include globalization, population and migration, culture, diffusion, political and economic systems, language, religion, gender, and ethnicity.

GEOG 1303. World Regional Geography. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to the world’s major regions seen through their defining physical, social, cultural, political, and economic features. These regions are examined in terms of their physical and human characteristics and their interactions. The course emphasizes relations among regions on issues such as trade, economic development, conflict, and the role of regions in the globalization process.

GERM 1311. Beginning German I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

GERM 1312. Beginning German II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

GERM 1411. Beginning German I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

GERM 1412. Beginning German II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

GERM 2311. Intermediate German I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

GERM 2312. Intermediate German II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

GOVT 2305. Federal Government. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights.

GOVT 2306. Texas Government. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas.

HIST 1301. United States History I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.

HIST 1302. United States History II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

HIST 2301. Texas History. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of Texas from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Themes that may be addressed in Texas History include: Spanish colonization and Spanish Texas; Mexican Texas; the Republic of Texas; statehood and secession; oil, industrialization, and urbanization; civil rights; and modern Texas.

HIST 2311. Western Civilization I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from human origins to the 17th century. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization I include the cultural legacies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Islamic civilizations, and Europe through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformations.

HIST 2312. Western Civilization II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the 17th century to the modern era. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization II include absolutism and constitutionalism, growth of nation states, the Enlightenment, revolutions, classical liberalism, industrialization, imperialism, global conflict, the Cold War, and globalism.

HUMA 1315. Fine Arts Appreciation. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is an exploration of the purposes and processes in the visual and performing arts (such as music, painting, architecture, drama, and dance) and the ways in which they express the values of cultures and human experience.

ITSE 1402. Computer Programing. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Introduction to computer programming including design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation.

ITSE 2421. Object-Oriented Program. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Program design with classes, including development, testing, implementation, and documentation.

LANG 1311. Foreign Language I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

These courses are intended to serve as generic foreign language credits for students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. They are for transcripting purposes only, and may not be submitted for state reimbursement.

LANG 1312. Foreign Language II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

These courses are intended to serve as generic foreign language credits for students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. They are for transcripting purposes only, and may not be submitted for state reimbursement.

LANG 1411. Foreign Language I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

LANG 1412. Foreign Language II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture.

LANG 2311. Intermediate Language I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

LANG 2312. Intermediate Language II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

MATH 1314. College Algebra. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.

MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

In-depth study and applications of trigonometry including definitions, identities, inverse functions, solutions of equations, graphing, and solving triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar coordinates and parametric equations may be included.

MATH 1324. Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The application of common algebraic functions, including polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and rational, to problems in business, economics, and the social sciences are addressed. The applications include mathematics of finance, including simple and compound interest and annuities; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear programming; and probability, including expected value.

MATH 1325. Calculus for Business & Social Sciences. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is the basic study of limits and continuity, differentiation, optimization and graphing, and integration of elementary functions, with emphasis on applications in business, economics, and social sciences.

MATH 1332. Contemporary Mathematics. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Intended for Non STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors. Topics include introductory treatments of sets and logic, financial mathematics, probability and statistics with appropriate applications. Number sense, proportional reasoning, estimation, technology, and communication should be embedded throughout the course. Additional topics may be covered.

MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended.

MATH 1350. Mathematics for Teachers I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is intended to build or reinforce a foundation in fundamental mathematics concepts and skills. It includes the conceptual development of the following: sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the various number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.

MATH 1351. Mathematics for Teachers II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is intended to build or reinforce a foundation in fundamental mathematics concepts and skills. It includes the concepts of geometry, measurement, probability, and statistics with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.

MATH 1414. College Algebra. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.

MATH 2305. Discrete Mathematics. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A course designed to prepare math, computer science, and engineering majors for a background in abstraction, notation, and critical thinking for the mathematics most directly related to computer science. Topics include: logic, relations, functions, basic set theory, countability and counting arguments, proof techniques, mathematical induction, combinatorics, discrete probability, recursion, sequence and recurrence, elementary number theory, graph theory, and mathematical proof techniques.

MATH 2312. Pre-Calculus Math. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

In-depth combined study of algebra, trigonometry, and other topics for calculus readiness.

MATH 2313. Calculus I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the hain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite tegration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas.

MATH 2314. Calculus II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals.

MATH 2320. Differential Equations. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, and boundary value problems; application of differential equations to real-world problems.

MATH 2412. Pre-Calculus Math. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

In-depth combined study of algebra, trigonometry, and other topics for calculus readiness.

MATH 2413. Calculus I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas.

MATH 2414. Calculus II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals.

MATH 2415. Calculus III. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem.

MUSI 1071. Student Recital. 0 Semester Credit Hours.

Recital attendance credit for music majors and minors. Required of all music majors and minors. This course may be repeated for credit.

MUSI 1114. Piano Class for Music Majors I. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Class piano instruction for music majors with an emphasis on the practical application of music theory involving harmonization, transposition, and related keyboard skills.

MUSI 1115. Piano Class for Music Majors II. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Class piano instruction for music majors with an emphasis on the practical application of music theory involving harmonization, transposition, and related keyboard skills.

MUSI 1116. Sight Singing & Ear Training I. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Singing tonal music in treble and bass clefs, and aural study of elements of music, such as scales, intervals and chords, and dictation of basic rhythm, melody and diatonic harmony.

MUSI 1117. Sight Singing & Ear Training II. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Singing tonal music in various clefs, continued aural study of the elements of music, and dictation of intermediate rhythm, melody and diatonic harmony.

MUSI 1301. Fundamentals of Music I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Introduction to the basic elements of music theory for non-music majors: scales, intervals, keys, triads, elementary ear training, keyboard harmony, notation, meter, and rhythm. (Does not apply to a music major degree.).

MUSI 1307. Music Literature. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A survey of the styles and forms of music as it developed from the middle ages to the present. This course will familiarize the student with cultural context, terminology, genres, and notation.

MUSI 1310. American Music. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

General survey of various styles of music in America. Topics may include jazz, ragtime, folk, rock, and contemporary art music.

MUSI 1311. Music Theory I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony, including fundamental music concepts, scales, intervals, chords, 7th chords, and early four-part writing. Analysis of small compositional forms. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

MUSI 1312. Music Theory II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony, including all diatonic chords and seventh chords in root position and inversions, non-chord tones, and functional harmony. Introduction to more complex topics, such as modulation, may occur. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

MUSI 2114. Piano Class III for Music Majors. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Continuation of Class Piano II, with emphasis on scales and arpeggios (hands together), harmonization, sight reading, score reading, ensemble, and simple accompanying.

MUSI 2115. Piano Class IV for Music Majors. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Continuation of Piano Class III with further study given to scales (including chromatic scale), arpeggios, broken chords, score reading, solo and ensemble performance, and accompanying.

MUSI 2116. Sight Singing & Ear Training III. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Singing more difficult tonal music in various clefs, aural study including dictation of more complex rhythm, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures.

MUSI 2311. Music Theory III. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Advanced harmony voice leading, score analysis and writing of more advanced tonal harmony including chromaticism and extended-tertian structures. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

MUSI 2312. Music Theory IV. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Continuation of advanced chromaticism and survey of analytical and compositional procedures in post-tonal music. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

MUAP 3269. Private Lesson Instruction V. 2 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is designed to provide individualized instruction in solo technique and repertoire for the musical performer. Prerequisite: 4 semesters of private instruction.

MUAP 3270. Private Lesson Instruction VI. 2 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is designed to provide individualized instruction in solo technique and repertoire for the musical performer. Prerequisite: 5 semesters of private instruction.

MUAP 4269. Private Lesson Instruction VII. 2 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is designed to provide individualized instruction in solo technique and repertoire for the musical performer. Prerequisite: 6 hours of private instruction.

MUAP 4270. Private Lesson Instruction VIII. 2 Semester Credit Hours.

This course is designed to provide individualized instruction in solo technique and repertoire for the musical performer. Prerequisite: 7 semesters of private instruction; Corequisite: MUSI 4098 (Senior Recital) required.

MUEN 3121. Symphonic Band. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Rehearsal and performance of quality concert band literature from a variety of styles. Open to any student by audition only.

MUEN 3123. Orchestra. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Rehearsal and performance of quality orchestral literature from a variety of styles. Open to any student by audition only.

MUEN 3124. Jazz Ensemble. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Rehearsal and performance of quality jazz ensemble literature from a variety of styles. Open to any student by audition only.

MUEN 3142. Chorale. 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Designed to give participants a challenging, stylized choral experience. Performs a wide variety of literature, emphasizing the more difficult choral works. Open to any student by audition.

PHIL 1301. Introduction to Philosophy. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value, and their practical applications.

PHIL 2302. Introduction to Logic. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

PHIL 2303. Introduction to Formal Logic. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to symbolic logic, including syllogisms, propositional and predicate logic, and logical proofs in a system of rules.

PHYS 1401. College Physics I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving. Laboratory activities will reinforce fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; emphasis will be on problem solving.

PHYS 1402. College Physics II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem solving. Laboratory activities will reinforce fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem solving.

PHYS 1405. Elementary Physics I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Conceptual level survey of topics in physics intended for liberal arts and other non-science majors.

PHYS 1415. Physical Science I (Lecture + Lab). 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Course, designed for non-science majors, that surveys topics from physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and meteorology.

PHYS 2125. University Physics Laboratory I (Lab). 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2325 involving the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion and physical systems; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

PHYS 2126. University Physics Laboratory II (Lab). 1 Semester Credit Hour.

Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2326 involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

PHYS 2325. University Physics I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, and engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem solving.

PHYS 2326. University Physics II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Principles of physics for science, computer science, and engineering majors, using calculus, involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics.

PHYS 2425. University Physics I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Fundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, and engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem solving. involving the principles and applications of classical mechanics, lab activities include harmonic motion and physical systems; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

PHYS 2426. University Physics II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Principles of physics for science, computer science, and engineering majors, using calculus, lab activities: the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics.

PSYC 2301. General Psychology. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

General Psychology is a survey of the major psychological topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.

PSYC 2308. Child Psychology. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

This course will address psychological development from conception through middle childhood with references to physical, cognitive, social and personality changes. Students will examine the interplay of biological factors, human interaction, social structures and cultural forces in development.

PSYC 2314. Lifespan Growth & Development. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Life-Span Growth and Development is a study of social, emotional, cognitive and physical factors and influences of a developing human from conception to death.

PSYC 2315. Psychology of Adjustment. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Study of the processes involved in adjustment of individuals to their personal and social environments.

SOCI 1301. Introduction to Sociology. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The scientific study of human society, including ways in which groups, social institutions, and individuals affect each other. Causes of social stability and social change are explored through the application of various theoretical perspectives, key concepts, and related research methods of sociology. Analysis of social issues in their institutional context may include topics such as social stratification, gender, race/ethnicity, and deviance.

SPAN 1311. Beginning Spanish I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students will acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the beginner level.

SPAN 1312. Beginning Spanish II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Continued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.

SPAN 1411. Beginning Spanish I. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students will acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the beginner level.

SPAN 1412. Beginning Spanish II. 4 Semester Credit Hours.

Continued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.

SPAN 2311. Intermediate Spanish I. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The consolidation of skills acquired at the introductory level. Further development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

SPAN 2312. Intermediate Spanish II. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

The consolidation of skills acquired at the introductory level. Further development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

SPCH 1311. Introduction to Speech Communication. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Introduces basic human communication principles and theories embedded in a variety of contexts including interpersonal, small group, and public speaking.

SPCH 1315. Public Speaking. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

SPCH 1318. Interpersonal Communication. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Application of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors.

SPCH 1321. Business & Professional Communication. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations, dyads, teams and technologically mediated formats.

TECA 1303. Families, School, & Community. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A study of the child, family, community, and schools, including parent education and involvement, family and community lifestyles, child abuse, and current family life issues. 241 Course content must be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards and coincide with the National Association for the Education of Young Children position statement related to developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth through age eight. Requires students to participate in field experiences with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations. The course includes a minimum of 16 hours of field experiences.

TECA 1354. Child Growth & Development. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

A study of the physical, emotional, social, language, and cognitive factors impacting growth and development of children through adolescence.