2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Course Descriptions


Prerequisite for all 300-400 level courses: 45 hours or permission.

 

Applied Music

  
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    MUA 171 - Class Piano IV


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUA 161 . Laboratory course in piano skills for the fourth semester student using an electronic piano lab. The earned credit hour may be applied to the general education fine arts requirement and/or to the music department keyboard requirement for music and theatre majors/minors. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 181 - Class Guitar II


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisites:  .  Continuation of guitar techniques using intermediate repertoire. Lessons are in a group setting. May be repeated for credit. Meets general education requirements. Spring
  
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    MUA 201 - Voice


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in voice; weekly half-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 202 - Voice


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in voice; weekly one-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 211 - Piano


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in piano; weekly half-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 212 - Piano


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in piano; weekly one-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 221 - Woodwinds


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in woodwind instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 222 - Woodwinds


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in woodwind instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 231 - Guitar


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in guitar; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 232 - Guitar


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in guitar; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 241 - Percussion


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in percussion; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 242 - Percussion


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in percussion; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 251 - Strings


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in string instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 252 - Strings


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in string instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 261 - Brass


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in brass instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 262 - Brass


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in brass instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 271 - Music Composition


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Weekly half-hour lessons in musical composition. Topics include notation, scoring for instruments and voice, concepts of form, and contemporary techniques. Works for solo instruments and chamber ensembles will be composed for public performance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 272 - Music Composition


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Weekly one-hour lessons in musical composition. Topics include notation, scoring for instruments and voice, concepts of form, and contemporary techniques. Works for solo instruments and chamber ensembles will be composed for public performance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 281 - Organ


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in organ; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 282 - Organ


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in organ; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 301 - Voice


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in voice; weekly half-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 311 - Piano


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in piano; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 321 - Woodwinds


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in woodwind instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 331 - Guitar


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in guitar; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 341 - Percussion


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in percussion instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 351 - Strings


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in string instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 361 - Brass


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in brass instruments; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 371 - Music Composition


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Weekly half-hour lessons in musical composition with an emphasis on creating a portfolio of diverse solo and chamber works. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 381 - Organ


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in organ; weekly half-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 402 - Voice


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in voice; weekly one-hour lessons and midweek recital attendance. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 412 - Piano


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in piano; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 422 - Woodwinds


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in woodwind instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 432 - Guitar


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in guitar; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 442 - Percussion


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in percussion instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 452 - Strings


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in string instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 462 - Brass


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in brass instruments; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 472 - Music Composition


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Weekly one-hour lessons in musical composition with an emphasis on creating a portfolio of diverse solo and chamber works. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 482 - Organ


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: Permission. Private instruction in organ; weekly one-hour lessons. May be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 491 - Senior Recital


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Permission. Recital on major instrument(s) or voice. Graded by faculty members of the music department in attendance at the music recital. A culminating experience of lower and upper division private lessons. Fall/Spring

Art Education

  
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    ART 211 - Art Education


    Credit Hours: 1
    A brief overview of teaching art with emphasis upon discipline based art education, state standards, artistic development, and classroom organization for successful art lessons. (For this one hour of credit students will participate in the art portion of EDU 263 ).  Spring

Art History

  
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    ARH 273 - Art History I


    Credit Hours: 3
    A survey of Western art from the Prehistoric times to the late Gothic style. Lecture/Discussion.  Fall
  
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    ARH 283 - Art History II


    Credit Hours: 3
    A survey of Western art from the Renaissance to the present. Lecture/Discussion.  Spring
  
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    ARH 383 - Modern Art


    Credit Hours: 3
    An examination of European and American art from the late nineteenth century to the present. Lecture/Discussion.  Spring-Even
  
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    ARH 433 - Human Creativity


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: Junior status, including BTS 103  and one of the following: ART 103 , DRM 103 , MUS 103 . A biblical and Church-historical exploration of theology as it relates to human creativity. This course is designed for both ministers interested in the arts as well as serious art practitioners from various artistic disciplines. The course specifically addresses the spiritual needs and the theological concerns of the person of Christian faith who is called to the creative arts. Fall-Odd

Biblical and Theological Studies

  
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    BTS 103 - Christian Worldview I


    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to the concept of worldview, with a special focus on understanding and practicing a Christian worldview rooted in the overarching biblical narrative of Creation, Sin, and Restoration, and the development of Christ-like character. Fall/Spring
  
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    BTS 203 - Introduction to Christian Ministry


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is an introduction to the functions and practices of ministry that examines leadership in ministry, the church in ministry, and the relevance of Christian ministry in/to the contemporary culture. Students will observe and participate in a local or campus ministry that aligns with their sense of call and/or areas of giftedness. Spring-Even
  
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    BTS 213 - Christianity in a Pluralistic World


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will include consideration of important questions of religious pluralism, religious tolerance and religious truth claims in contemporary culture. It will also include a survey of the essential tenets of major world religions (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism), consider how these beliefs relate to Christianity and discuss how the Church may faithfully contextualize itself in a pluralistic world/culture. Spring-Odd
  
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    BTS 223 - Motivation for Christian Mission


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of the motivation for Christian mission, with attention to the historical and biblical aspects of the modern mission movement. Greatest emphasis will be on the biblical motivation for mission. Fall
  
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    BTS 253 - Introduction to the New Testament


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite:  . An in-depth introduction to the literature and theology of the New Testament with special emphasis on Key interpretive issues encountered when studying the New Testament. Spring
  
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    BTS 273 - Introduction to the Old Testament


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: BTS 103 . An in-depth introduction to the history, literature and theology of the Old Testament with special emphasis on key interpretive issues encountered when studying the Old Testament. Fall
  
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    BTS 283 - Biblical Interpretation


    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to the goal, methods, and principles of biblical interpretation with special emphasis on developing an informed and responsible process of interpretation. Spring
  
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    BTS 303 - The Prophets


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: BTS 273  with a C- or better. A study of the rise of the prophetic movement in Israel with an emphasis on the message of the prophets and an evaluation of that message for the present day. Spring-Odd
  
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    BTS 313 - Old Testament Topics


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will focus on some aspect of Old Testament history, literature and/or theology, to be announced at the time of pre-registration. It may be repeated for credit, with permission, if a different subject is involved.  Spring-Even
  
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    BTS 323 - New Testament Topics


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will focus on some aspect of New Testament history, literature and/or theology, to be announced at the time of pre-registration. It may be repeated for credit, with permission, if a different subject is involved.  Fall-Even
  
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    BTS 333 - History of the Christian Church


    Credit Hours: 3
    A survey of the development of the Christian Church as a religious movement and as an institution from the days of the Apostles to the present time. Special emphasis is placed upon the Reformation and its later development in both Europe and the United States and on the distinctive features of American religious history. Cross-listed as HTE 333 . Fall
  
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    BTS 343 - Christian Theology


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will survey major themes of Christian theology and examine the relationship of theology to other disciplines, the relevance of theology for Christ-like living, and the role of theological thought in the development of a biblically informed Christian worldview. Fall
  
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    BTS 353 - Gospels


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: BTS 253  with a C- or better. This course will cover the nature of the gospels as a distinct literary genre, their historical reliability, the question of literary interdependence, and the contribution of each gospel to our understanding of Jesus. In addition, the course will include an introduction to historical Jesus research and important interpretive methodologies (e.g. redaction criticism, source criticism). Fall-Odd
  
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    BTS 363 - Christian Worship


    Credit Hours: 3
    An exploration of the diversity of Christian worship from the early church to the present.  The course will provide a biblical, theological, and historical guide for participating and leading others in corporate, Trinitarian worship.   Spring-Even
  
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    BTS 373 - Christian Formation


    Credit Hours: 3
    A survey of the historical practices of Christian devotion, and how the Christian Church contributes to the formation of God’s people and God’s Kingdom on earth.  Spring-Odd
  
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    BTS 393 - The World of the Bible


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite:   and 45 credit hours. This course provides students with an in-depth study of the ancient world surrounding the Bible. Students will explore the geography, culture, literature, and history of the ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world of the early Church. The course will introduce the field and finds of biblical interpretation, and provide proper methodologies for comparing the Bible to other texts and artifacts from the ancient world. Offered Occasionally
  
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    BTS 4003 - Christian Worldview II


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: Senior status and BTS 103 .  A continuing examination of the concept of worldview, with comparative analysis of a Christian worldview and other prevalent worldviews, and a focus on the ongoing development of Christ-like character in students as they seek to fulfill the two great commandments to love God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength, and their neighbors as themselves. Fall/Spring
  
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    BTS 413 - Seminar in Biblically Related Topics


    Credit Hours: 3
    A course in a specialized area with particular attention given to research and methodology. Seminars have been offered on topics such as Biblical Archaeology, the Kingdom of God, Apocalyptic Literature and Galatians. Offered Occasionally
  
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    BTS 423 - Seminar in Biblical and Theological Studies


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: Majoring or minoring in Biblical and Theological Studies. This course seeks to integrate the topics of biblical interpretation, theological method, historical reflection, contextualization and cultural application through a seminar style format. Spring - Odd
  
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    BTS 433 - Human Creativity


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: Junior status, including BTS 103  and one of the following: ART 103 , DRM 103 , MUS 103 . A biblical and Church-historical exploration of theology as it relates to human creativity. This course is designed for both ministers interested in the arts as well as serious art practitioners from various artistic disciplines. The course specifically addresses the spiritual needs and the theological concerns of the person of Christian faith who is called to the creative arts. Fall-Odd
  
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    BTS 47V - Directed Readings in Biblical and Theological Studies


    Credit Hours: 1-3
    A program of directed study for students majoring or minoring in Biblical and Theological Studies. Fall/Spring
  
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    BTS 48V - Biblical and Theological Studies Internships


    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Internships may be available for qualified students in a variety of academic and ministerial settings. Pass/Fail Fall/Spring/Summer
  
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    BTS 491 - Portfolio


    Credit Hours: 1
    This is a course in which the student works with his or her advisor in preparation of a collection of representative work done in pursuit of the Biblical and Theological Studies major. The course also requires portfolio specific essays and a comprehensive exam. Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring
  
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    BTS 49V - Special Problems in Biblical and Theological Studies


    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing or permission.  An opportunity for independent or semi-independent study in the area of interest. Fall/Spring

Biology

  
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    BIO 1004 - Introduction to General Biology


    Credit Hours: 4
    This course covers the basic biological principles that people encounter daily.  The course is divided into four parts, the cell and DNA, diseases and their transmission, plants and animals, and ecological and evolutionary principles.  This course will have a two hour lab which meets weekly.  Lab will reinforce lecture topics with hands on lab exercises. Fall
  
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    BIO 1014 - Introduction to Human Biology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Biological principles as applied to humans. A course designed for the non-science major or the student with no high school biology. Laboratory included. May not be taken concurrently with or after successful completion of BIO 114 , BIO 124 , BIO 164 , BIO 174  or equivalent with a C- or better. Spring
  
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    BIO 1034 - Introduction to Environmental Science


    Credit Hours: 4
    Ecological principles as applied to living in today’s society. This course will help prepare students to make informed decisions about environmental issues in modern society. It is designed for the non-science major or the student with no high school biology. Laboratory included. Spring
  
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    BIO 114 - General Zoology


    Credit Hours: 4
    An introduction to animal biology; the structure, function, evolution and diversity of animals. Laboratory included. Fall
  
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    BIO 124 - General Botany


    Credit Hours: 4
    An introduction to plant biology; the structure, function, evolution and diversity of plants. Laboratory included. Spring
  
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    BIO 164 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: Nursing major, Nutrition and Dietetics major, Allied Health major, or course authorization for approved pre-professional program; science ACT of 21 or higher, or   with a C- or better. Human Anatomy and Physiology I is the first course in a two-semester sequence in which anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Anatomy & Physiology I includes: basic anatomical and directional terminology; fundamental concepts and principles of cell biology; histology; the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous system including special senses. This course meets the needs of students in nursing, physical education, and nutrition. It is not intended to fulfill requirements for students majoring in biology or preparing for careers as medical doctors, dentists, or similar health professions requiring higher division anatomy and physiology courses. Laboratory included. Fall
  
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    BIO 174 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite:   with a C- or better. Anatomy & Physiology II is a continuation of Anatomy & Physiology I and includes: the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system and immunity; the respiratory system; the digestive system, metabolism, and the urinary system; fluid/electrolyte and acid/base balance; the endocrine system, and the reproductive systems. Laboratory included. Spring
  
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    BIO 214 - Medical Microbiology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: Any one of the following: BIO 1014 , BIO 114 , BIO 124 , BIO 164 , CHE 114  or CHE 134 .  A laboratory course in basic principles of microbiology emphasizing the medically significant microbes, their associated diseases and the human immune system. Satisfies nursing and dietetic program requirements. Laboratory included.  Fall
  
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    BIO 233 - Fundamentals of Cell Biology and Genetics


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: BIO 124  with a C- or better. An introduction to the structure and function of cells with an emphasis on the general mechanisms and patterns of molecular inheritance. Fall
  
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    BIO 253 - Conservation of Natural Resources


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: one of the following, BIO 114 , BIO 124 , or BIO 1034  with a C- or better. This course introduces natural resource conservation, policy and management as it relates to fisheries, wildlife and biodiversity.  Topics covered include historical trends and current state of natural resource conservation and management while emphasizing ecologically sound stewardship of wild resources into the future. Spring
  
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    BIO 304 - Microbiology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 124  and CHE 124 ; all prerequisites require a grade of C- or better. Functional, structural, ecological and evolutionary relationships of cellular and unicellular organisms with emphasis on microbial activities of significance to humans. Immunological responses to microorganisms are also covered. Laboratory included. Fall-Even
  
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    BIO 314 - Ecology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 114  and BIO 124  with a grade of C- or better in both courses. The study of interrelationships among organisms and their environment. The course is designed to promote an understanding and appreciation of basic ecological principles. Topics include population genetics, distribution, abundance, dynamics, growth, natural selection, and species abundance, diversity, and energy/nutrient flow. Laboratory included. Spring-Odd
  
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    BIO 323 - Evolution and Population Biology


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: BIO 114  and BIO 124  with grades of C- or better. An introduction to the study of processes that affect the distribution of genetic variation of natural populations. Topics include gene flow, genetic drift, origins of biological diversity, speciation, variation in populations, natural selection, adaptation, inheritance, population genetics and their roles in evolutionary theory. Occasionally
  
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    BIO 334 - Field Invertebrate Zoology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: BIO 114  with a grade of C- or better.  A laboratory and field oriented course emphasizing the morphology, ecology and evolutionary relationships of invertebrate animals. Laboratory included. Fall
  
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    BIO 354 - Plant Taxonomy


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: BIO 124  with a grade of C- or better. Taxonomy is the science of identification, naming and classification of plants. Students learn how to collect and identify plants and how they are named. Ozark flora is emphasized but techniques learned apply worldwide. Laboratory included. Fall
  
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    BIO 364 - Principles of Wildlife Management


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 114 , BIO 124 , BIO 253  and AGR 213 ; all prerequisites require a grade of C- or better. An overview of wildlife conservation and ecological principles; management of land and plant communities for wildlife, both game and non-game species. This course is designed for students who are interested in a wildlife management career. Laboratory included. Fall-Even
  
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    BIO 375 - Human Anatomy


    Credit Hours: 5
    Prerequisite: BIO 114  or BIO 124  with a C- or better. Human Anatomy is the study of the structure of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the structure of the normally functioning human body. All levels of organization, cellular through organ system, are considered. This course is laboratory oriented and meets the needs of students interested in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-physician assistant, pre-veterinarian, and other fields requiring anatomy taught at a higher level than BIO 164 and BIO 174. Laboratory included. Spring
  
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    BIO 384 - Cell and Molecular Biology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 233  and CHE 215  with a grade of C- or better. Principles of cell life at the molecular level. Includes biological concepts common to all eukaryotic cells and special topics in stem cell biology, apoptosis and cancer.  Laboratory includes basic molecular techniques, animal tissue culture and fluorescent microscopy. Spring
  
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    BIO 401 - Biology Exit Exam


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Biology major in last semester of the program. This course will consist of a biology exit exam administered by the department the semester of graduation. Fall/Spring
  
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    BIO 414 - Fisheries and Aquaculture


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 114  with a grade of C- or better and 45 hours.  A laboratory and field oriented study of the taxonomy, ecology, management and production of freshwater fishes. The course begins with an introductory taxonomy of the fishes of Missouri and Arkansas and ends with a focus on the important freshwater game and commercial species of the USA. Cross-listed as AGR 414 . Fall-Odd
  
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    BIO 434 - Human Physiology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 384 ; prerequisite requires a grade of C- or better. The function of human organ systems with an emphasis on the molecular mechanisms of homeostasis. Topics include: neuro-, muscular, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and gastrointestinal physiology. This course is intended for students majoring in Human/Molecular Biology or who plan to enroll in a graduate program in the biological or medical sciences. Laboratory included.  Fall
  
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    BIO 444 - Genetics and Genomics


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 233  and CHE 215  with a grade of C- or better.  The principles of heredity. Emphasis is placed on understanding gene structure and function at the molecular level and the application of basic principals in genome science.  Laboratory included.  Fall odd
  
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    BIO 454 - Herpetology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 114  with a minimum grade of C-.  Herpetology is the study of amphibians and reptiles.  This course will introduce the major taxonomic groups of amphibia and reptilia, focusing on species native to Missouri. Spring - Even
  
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    BIO 461 - MCAT Preparatory Course


    Credit Hours: 1
    This is a self-guided course which provides pre-medicine students with access to KAPLAN MCAT preparatory material including: online study material and full length practice exams.  Students will meet once a week to review content and discuss personal progress.  The course may be repeated for a maximum of two credits. Course fee required. Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring.
  
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    BIO 462 - Senior Thesis


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: permission and senior status and at least seven upper division biology hours.  Students usually work in one of three areas: 1) an introduction to the concepts of scientific research in which students conduct an appropriate literature search, conduct a research project and present the results; 2) students design and implement habitat management plans structured for the purpose of manipulation of game, nongame or plant populations; or 3) student shadow physicians and other health care professionals. May be taken a maximum of two times. Fall/Spring
  
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    BIO 473 - Applied Wildlife Biology


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: BIO 354  and BIO 364  with a minimum grade B- or permission.  An applied field-oriented course that covers the theory and practical techniques used in wildlife management. Required readings, field work and formal presentations prepare the student for a career as wildlife biologist. Offered Occasionally
  
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    BIO 474 - Ornithology


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: BIO 114  with a minimum grade of C-.  Ornithology is a laboratory and field oriented course that covers adaptations, behavior, distribution, ecology and taxonomy of birds; with a focus on regional species. Spring - Odd
  
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    BIO 48V - Biology Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-4
    Prerequisites: junior or senior standing and permission. This course is designed for practical and supervised work experience in the field of biology. The student needs to be accepted by a company or a state or federal agency in some area of biological work. Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring/Summer
  
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    BIO 49V - Special Problems/Techniques Biology


    Credit Hours: 1-4
    Individual research and study on approved projects. (Intended for majors and minors with junior or senior status). Fall/Spring

British Literature

  
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    ENB 203 - Survey of British Literature I


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of the significant works in British literary history from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Age of Romanticism. Fall-Even
  
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    ENB 213 - Survey of British Literature II


    Credit Hours: 3
    A continuation of ENB 203  from the first British Romantic writers to the present. Fall-Odd
  
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    ENB 403 - Shakespeare’s Tragedies and Histories


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ENG 203 . A study of selected tragedies and histories. Spring-Even
 

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