Course Descriptions

The following are post-baccalaureate undergraduate course descriptions. Course descriptions for graduate level courses in the master’s portion of this combination program may be found in the Biomedical Sciences, M.S. web pages.

BIO 230 Human Anatomy (Lecture 3, Lab 1)
Gross human anatomy with laboratory, including dissection of the mink. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory weekly. (Special fee)

BIO 240 Introduction to Human Physiology (Lecture 4, Lab 1)
Survey of the functions of the organ systems in the human body. 4 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory weekly. (Special fee)

BIOE 330 Cell Biology
Biological processes in viruses, bacteria, plant and animal cells with emphasis upon the correlation between structure and function on the molecular level. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis

CHE 111. Chemical principles and descriptive inorganic chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, other sciences and mathematics. Topics include; nomenclature, stoichiometry, aqueous reactions, gases, quantum description of the atom, periodic trends, Lewis structures, molecular shapes, liquids and solids and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: CHE 095 or high school chemistry and mathematics placement in MAT 095 or higher. Co-requisites CHE 111L and SI 071 (Fall, Spring, Summer).

CHE 112. Chemical principles and descriptive inorganic chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, other sciences, and mathematics. Topics include: kinetics, equilibrium, acid/base, solubility product, thermodynamics, oxidation/reduction, and coordination/transition element chemistry. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in CHE 111 and CHE 111L and mathematics placement in MAT 109 or higher. Co-requisites: CHE 112L and SI 072. (Spring, Summer)

Organic Chemistry

CHE 343. Chemistry of carbon compounds, their structure and bonding, functional groups, stereochemistry, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, hydrocarbons - alkanes, alkenes, alkynes. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CHE 112, and 112L. Co-requisite: CHE 343L and SI 075. (Fall, Summer).

CHE 344. Chemistry of carbon compounds, structure and reaction mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, alcohols, and carboxylic acids; structure determination and analysis. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CHE 343 and 343L. Co-requisites: CHE 344L and SI 076. (Spring, Summer).

Pre-calculus Mathematics

MAT 109. Functions and their graphs; polynominal, algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions, roots of algebraic equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra, geometry and MAT 100C or appropriate math SAT or ACT score.

MAT 110. Trigonometric functions of angles and of real numbers, trigonometric identities and equations, conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 109 with a grade of C or above, or appropriate math SAT or ACT score.

General College Physics

PHY 201. First semester of an algebra based college physics sequence. Topics include: mechanics, heat and wave phenomena. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 110 or equivalent and PHY 095 or high school physics with a grade of B or better. Co-requisites: PHY 201L and SI 083. (Fall, spring).

PHY 202. Second semester of an algebra based college physics sequence. Topics include: electricity and magnetism, optics, relativity, atomic and nuclear physics. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 110 and grade of C or better in PHY 201 and PHY 201L. Co-requisites: PHY 202L and SI 084. (Spring, summer).