2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Course Descriptions


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

 

Interdisciplinary and Special Courses

  
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    IDS 021 - Learning Strategies


    Credit Hours: 1
    This course is designed to help students adopt the attitude and skills needed to learn well at the college level.  Topics include the development of a learning mindset, time management, note-taking, overcoming test anxiety, and conflict management.  This course does not count toward the required 120 hours for graduation.  Fall/Spring
  
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    IDS 100 - Character Camp


    Credit Hours: 0
    Course provides an entrance for incoming students into the College’s programs and services.  Includes one week of intensive meetings prior to the start of the semester with other incoming students.  Students will meet periodically throughout the semester. This course is required of all full-time students and cannot be repeated if failed.  0 credit.  Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring
  
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    IDS 101 - First Year Experience


    Credit Hours: 1
    Required of all full-time students (students successfully completing Base Camp will not enroll in this course).  First-year Experience is an eleven-week seminar required of all entering students at College of the Ozarks.  Designed to assist students in the successful transition to the academic culture of the College, this course focuses on the mindsets, habits, and strategies necessary for students to take charge of their own academic success.  This is a pass/fail course. Fall/Spring
  
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    IDS 103 - Patriotic Education I


    Credit Hours: 3
    A required general education course designed to support the College’s patriotic mission by encouraging an understanding of American heritage, civic responsibilities, love of country, and willingness to defend it.  Includes an introduction to the United States military, civics, leadership, and physical fitness.  This course also meets the academic requirements for the first year of the Bobcat Gold Military Science Program.
  
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    IDS 10V - BASE Camp


    Credit Hours: 3-6
    Base Camp is a nine-week summer course designed to assist students in obtaining the personal skills necessary to be successful in college. The course will focus on the strategies, habits, and values necessary for students to take charge of their own academic and personal development. Emphasis will be placed on value clarification and goal setting, self-management, self-responsibility, self-esteem, and building supportive relationships. This is a pass/fail course. Summer
  
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    IDS 111 - Freshman Assessment


    Credit Hours: 1
    This course is required for entering students selected to participate in the College’s assessment of its General Education Program. Pass/Fail
  
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    IDS 3001 - Big Questions


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: Junior Status. This course is an option for students on a proposed “Thrive Pathway”, which when completed leads to recognition for leadership development.  It is designed for students who have completed the majority of their GE courses along with various co-curricular activities.  Questions that form the basis of the class will transcend any one major or discipline and may be tied to one of the three major emphases of the GE program: Historical and Theological Foundations, The Created Order, or Human Creativity and Flourishing.  This course may be repeated for credit. Fall
  
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    IDS 301 - The Call


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisites: 31 credit hours completed and minimum 2.5 GPA. The CALL (College of the Ozarks Academy for Lifetime Leadership) provides instruction on leadership principles with opportunities for guided personal reflection and group participation.  The format is a weekend meeting that culminates with the completion of a group project.  Students are encouraged through the course to apply what they learn in the campus environment as well as in the local community. Pass/Fail Fall/Spring
  
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    IDS 331 - International/Patriotic Travel


    Credit Hours: 1
    This course is required of students selected to participate in some of the College’s International or Patriotic travel trips. Readings and other assignments are designed to complement and reinforce students’ experiential learning. May be repeated for credit. Pass/Fail. Offered Occasionally
  
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    IDS 341 - Forum Participation


    Credit Hours: 1
    This course is for students selected to participate on one of the College’s regularly scheduled forums. Maty be repeated for credit. Pass/Fail.  Fall/Spring
  
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    IDS 401 - Patriotic Education II


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: IDS 103   A continuation of IDS 103  focusing on the American government and economic system and an introduction to ethical behavior.  Includes a travel component (“CitizenTRIP®”).
  
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    IDS 411 - Senior Assessment


    Credit Hours: 1
    This course is required for graduating students selected to participate in the College’s assessment of its General Education Program.  Pass/Fail

Accounting

  
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    ACT 203 - Elementary Accounting I


    Credit Hours: 3
    The fundamental concepts and principles that underlie accounting information are described. Shows how accounting data are accumulated, and initiates the student into the effective use of such data. Fall/Spring
  
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    ACT 213 - Elementary Accounting II


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 203 . The proper recording procedures and characteristics of current and long-term liabilities are illustrated. Apply the principles learned in the first course to corporations, and consider the elements involved in preparing a cash flow statement, financial statement analysis, managerial accounting and planning and controlling business operations. Fall/Spring
  
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    ACT 303 - Cost Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 213 . The role of the accountant in the organization, cost behavior and volume-profit relationships, characteristics of responsibility accounting, standard costs and flexible budgets, cost structures for control and motivation and relevant costs of non-routine decisions. Fall-Even
  
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    ACT 313 - Intermediate Accounting I


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 213 . A focus on financial accounting, which provides financial information primarily for decision makers outside the organization. Apply accounting theory, standards, principles and procedures to accounting problems. Study assets in more depth. Fall
  
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    ACT 323 - Intermediate Accounting II


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 313 . The characteristics and general journal entries of corporations are discussed, recording procedures for long-term investments in equity securities and bonds, as well as the long-term liability bonds payable, procedures followed when changing accounting methods, correcting errors, making interim reports, analyzing financial statements, proper reporting for pension costs and leases. Methods used to prepare a cash flow statement. Spring
  
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    ACT 333 - Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 203 . A study of accounting principles, standards, procedures and financial statements that apply to state and local governments, and not-for-profit organizations. Spring-Even
  
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    ACT 343 - Tax Accounting I


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 203 . A study of federal income taxation for individuals. Fall-Odd
  
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    ACT 353 - Advanced Cost Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 303 . Provide specialized accounting information to support management decision making. Analysis of relevant costs, their behavior, and methods to use this information for planning and control purposes. Spring-Odd
  
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    ACT 403 - Tax Accounting II


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 343 . A study of federal income taxation for partnerships, corporations, sub-s corporations, and estate and gift taxes. Spring-Even
  
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    ACT 413 - Auditing


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: ACT 303 , or concurrent enrollment, and ACT 323 , or concurrent enrollment. The purpose is to emphasize concepts which enable the student to understand the philosophy and environment of auditing. An audit case will be assigned. Spring-Odd
  
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    ACT 423 - Advanced Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ACT 323 .  Emphasis on business combinations and the related consolidated financial statements. An expanded look at partnerships, segment reporting and foreign currency translation. Fall
  
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    ACT 48V - Accounting Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Prerequisites: accounting major, completion of 60 hours, 3.0 GPA in major and overall, and permission. This course provides an opportunity to gain practical knowledge in the various fields of accounting. Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring/Summer
  
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    ACT 49V - Special Problems in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Prerequisite: permission.  Individual work to permit the students to explore or research a problem of special interest. Fall/Spring

Agribusiness

  
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    AGB 113 - Agriculture Economics


    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduction to certain fundamental principles of agricultural economics. Topics include the money supply, business types, competition, world trade, economic indicators and supply and demand. Spring
  
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    AGB 223 - General Agriculture Marketing


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 113 . An analysis of farm products marketing systems from the producer to the consumer. Materials fee required. Spring
  
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    AGB 303 - Rural Economic Development


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 113 . Concepts, theories, and applications of regional and community economic development; discussion of differing popular local strategies for development that emphasize building current assets. Spring-Odd
  
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    AGB 313 - Natural Resource Economics


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 113 . Study of economics of renewable and nonrenewable natural resource use; application of microeconomics concept to land use, water, fisheries, minerals and forest; demonstrates contribution that economics can make to resource management decisions. Spring-Even
  
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    AGB 323 - Quantitative Analysis in Agribusiness


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGB 113  or ECN 203  and MAT 143  or BUS 233 .  Quantitative decision-making methods for effective agribusiness management in resource allocation, scheduling, logistics, risk analysis, and forecasting.  Emphasis on problem identification, model formulation and solution, and interpretation and presentation of results. Fall-Even
  
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    AGB 363 - Agriculture Risk Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 113 . The study of insurance and contract production for risk protection in agribusiness. Fall-Even
  
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    AGB 373 - Agriculture Prices


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 223 . The study of the futures market including the exchange, speculators, hedging, charting, market reports and options. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGB 383 - General Farm Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Economic and management principles applied to planning and operating a farm business with the primary focus being the major financial records. Fall
  
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    AGB 423 - Financing the Farm Business


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGB 113  and either AGB 383  or ACT 203 . Financial agricultural topics including: loan types, analysis, costs, investments, planning, key ratios and operation methods of credit institutions serving agriculture.  Spring
  
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    AGB 433 - Rural Real Estate Appraisal


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGB 383 . Rural appraisal topics including legal description, buying and selling property, businesses associated with appraisal usage and methodologies used to determine value. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGB 443 - United States Agriculture Policy


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite:  . Study of the significant government involvement in all facets of agriculture. Topics may include, but are not limited to: historical recap, the current federal farm bill, environmental, safety issues, price support, trade and special interest programs. Fall-Even

Agriculture

  
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    AGR 103 - Crop Science


    Credit Hours: 3
    Ecology of crop plants, principles of production, management and seed and plant identification. Laboratory included. Lab fee included. Fall
  
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    AGR 123 - Computer Applications in Agriculture


    Credit Hours: 3
    Development of foundational computer-based skills with application to issues in food and agriculture. Students will use spreadsheet and database software to organize and summarize information and receive basic orientation to common word processing and presentation software. Fall/Spring
  
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    AGR 213 - Soil Science


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: CHE 1004  or CHE 114 . Soils, their classification, management, organic matter, microorganisms, and chemistry. Laboratory included. Lab fee required.  Spring
  
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    AGR 243 - Introduction to Precision Agriculture


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGR 103 .   An introduction to precision agriculture technologies such as GIS, GPS, remote sensing, and variable rate application; tools and techniques of geospatial data collection and mapping; application of precision agriculture data to management decisions in agriculture production systems. Fall-Even
  
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    AGR 3013 - Agricultural Chemicals


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGR 103  and CHE 1004  or CHE 114 . An introduction to chemical pesticides used in agricultural production. Topics studied will include classification, toxicology, formulation, application techniques, safety, legal considerations, environmental impact, and research and development of new pesticides. Spring-Even
  
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    AGR 322 - Agriculture Industry Tour


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 . Tour a number of agriculture operations during spring break and study how the operations are financed, various production practices they use, and their merchandising.  Course fee required. Spring-Even
  
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    AGR 333 - Grain Crop Production


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGR 103 .  A study of the major grain and oilseed crops of the United States, including their production, processing and uses.  Spring - Even
  
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    AGR 342 - Intercollegiate Judging Team Activity


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: permission.  Participation in organized intercollegiate judging contests. Offered Occasionally
  
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    AGR 353 - Farm Machinery


    Credit Hours: 3
    Safety, preventive maintenance, operation and management of farm machinery and equipment, internal combustion engine concepts systems, repair and maintenance.  Fall-Odd
  
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    AGR 403 - Soil Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGR 213 . The application of soil management principles as they pertain to the physical, chemical, and biological sustainability of soils and soil systems. Fall - Odd
  
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    AGR 413 - Forage Crop Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite AGR 103 . A study of the major crops grown as forages, their identification, production, and utilization. Lab fee required. Spring - Odd
  
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    AGR 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 BIO 414 . Fall-Odd
  
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    AGR 453 - Land and Water Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites:   and  . The study of principles and practices associated with land and water management as they apply to agriculture and wildlife conservation management. Fall-Even
  
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    AGR 473 - Principles of Weed Science


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGR 103  and CHE 1004   or CHE 114 .  An introduction to the principles of weed science including weed biology and ecology, weed identification, weed control, and environmental issues related to weed management. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGR 48V - Agriculture Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, completion of at least 20 hours of Agriculture courses and permission. Practical experience in an approved position in an agribusiness industry. Pass/Fail. Fall/Spring/Summer
  
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    AGR 49V - Special Problems in Agriculture


    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Prerequisite: permission. A special problem will be assigned to each student by the agriculture staff which will involve actual work in the field of farm and herd management. A paper involving library research will be required concerning some phase of farm management. Fall/Spring

Agriculture Education

  
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    AGE 433 - Organization and Management of Agriculture/Technology Education


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program.  Principles of organizing and managing Agriculture/Technology facilities and programs: laboratory planning, arrangement of equipment, inventories, requisitions, records, specifications, sources of equipment and supplies, student personnel, etc.  Fall-Even
  
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    AGE 453 - Agriculture Education Program Construction


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program.  This course is designed to prepare students majoring in Agriculture Education at the secondary level with the various techniques for developing effective Supervised Occupation/Agriculture Experience Programs, planning and conduction of Adult/ Young Farmer Programs and supervising student organizations all of which complement and enhance the teacher’s overall program.  Spring-Odd

Agriculture Missions

  
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    AGM 313 - Principles of Sustainable Agriculture


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGB 113  and AGA 114  or AGH 133  or AGR 103 . Study of various crop and livestock production systems in relation to sustainable agriculture and integrated farm management strategies. Focus on economically and environmentally sustainable enterprise development in a limited-resource context. Fall-Even
  
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    AGM 453 - Agriculture in Global Perspective


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114  or AGH 133  or AGR 103 . A study of the current state of agricultural production in light of increasing pressures on land, water and other resources, hunger and malnutrition, genetic resources, governmental policies and trade agreements, and consumer preferences, among other topics. Also, particular consideration will be given to ethical behavior as it relates to food production and land use and Christian stewardship. Spring-Even
  
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    AGM 48V - Agriculture Missions Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Prerequisite: permission and only permitted during the summer term. Practical experience in an approved position in an agriculture mission field that is cross-cultural in nature. This internship must be completed without withdrawing from the college. Pass/Fail. Fall

Agriculture Technology

  
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    AGT 153 - Introductory Welding


    Credit Hours: 3
    A basic course in the theory and practice of oxy-acetylene welding, arc welding and oxy-acetylene cutting. The course includes the study of arc welding equipment, oxy-acetylene equipment, electrodes, welding symbols and welding procedures.  Lab fee required.  Fall
  
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    AGT 333 - Electricity and Power Technology


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of the basic concepts and laws of electricity and alternate energy sources. Safety, application, repair, maintenance, installation and operation exercises will occur in a laboratory setting.  Spring-Even
  
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    AGT 343 - Construction Technology


    Credit Hours: 3
    The investigation of construction processes, including farm, home, and industrial application. Selecting and preparing building sites, procuring building materials, planning and building structures. Actual work on building sites is possible. Spring-Odd

American History

  
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    HTA 303 - Colonial America


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of the development and creation of an American nation, with emphasis on colonial settlement patterns, the growth of economic and political independence, and the American Revolution and its consequences. Fall-Even
  
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    HTA 313 - United States, 1789-1848


    Credit Hours: 3
    An examination of the formative period in American history covering such topics as the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, the Age of Jefferson, Jacksonian Democracy, and the Mexican War. Spring-Odd
  
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    HTA 323 - Civil War


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of the causes and consequences of sectional political crisis, including slavery, secession, an analysis of the major military campaigns, and plans for postwar reconstruction. Fall-Odd
  
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    HTA 333 - United States, 1865-1914


    Credit Hours: 3
    An examination of post-Civil War America themes of racism, industrialization, urbanization, immigration, westward expansion, and imperialism. Spring-Even
  
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    HTA 343 - United States, 1914-1964


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will focus on the emergence of the United States as a global superpower including both World Wars and the early Cold War as well as its domestic, economic, and cultural development. Spring-Odd
  
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    HTA 353 - United States, 1964-Present


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course will examine the cultural, diplomatic, economic, military and political developments of recent American history, and its consequences. Fall-Odd
  
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    HTA 403 - United States in Vietnam


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of American involvement in Southeast Asia in the context of the Cold War and the political, social, and cultural impact of the Vietnam War on the American people. Fall-Even
  
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    HTA 413 - Civil Rights Movement


    Credit Hours: 3
    An examination of the major themes, individuals, groups, and events of the struggle for black equality from Reconstruction to the present.  Spring-Even
  
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    HTA 423 - The Atlantic World, c. 1500-1850


    Credit Hours: 3
    This course surveys the creation and evolution of the Atlantic world from European ‘discovery’ to the political independence of states in the Americas. Students will examine topics including the creation of colonies, interactions with native cultures, rebellions and revolutions at home, Europe’s rise as a world power, and Europe’s eventual loss of New World empires. Fall-Even
  
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    HTA 47V - Directed Readings in American History


    Credit Hours: 1-6
    This course involves intensive reading in a specific period or topic in American history under the supervision of a history faculty member, and can be repeated with permission. Fall/Spring
  
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    HTA 49V - Special Topics in American History


    Credit Hours: 1-9
    A Special Topics course can be offered by a member of the history department to accommodate specific interests of students and faculty, and it can be repeated for credit. Fall/Spring

American Literature

  
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    ENA 203 - Survey of American Literature I


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of significant works in American literature from the Colonial period to American Romanticism.  Spring-Odd
  
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    ENA 213 - Survey of American Literature II


    Credit Hours: 3
    A study of significant works of American literature from Romanticism to Post-Modernism. Spring-Even
  
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    ENA 313 - American Drama


    Prerequisite: ENG 203    This course will explore the history of American Drama and its unique characteristics. It will also introduce students to seminal American playwrights and their works.  Fall-Even
  
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    ENA 323 - The American Novel


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: ENG 203 . Surveys the development of the novel from the post-revolutionary period to the present and includes such writers as Cooper, Hawthorne, Melville, Twain, Dreiser, Hemingway and Vonnegut. Fall - Odd

Animal Science

  
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    AGA 114 - Animal Science


    Credit Hours: 4
    Topics include the anatomy and physiology of farm animals, physiology of milk secretion, principles of nutrition, plant and animal composition, animal disease and human health, and many other areas of animal science. Laboratory included. Lab fee required. Fall/Spring
  
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    AGA 203 - Dairy Cattle Selection


    Credit Hours: 3
    Study dairy breeds, comparative judging and selection. Fundamentals affecting dairy cattle selection programs, which include: inbreeding, crossbreeding, semen sexing, cloning, gene transfer, and embryo transfer. Spring-Even
  
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    AGA 224 - Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Livestock


    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisites: AGA 114  and BIO 114 . Introduction to the basic concepts of the functional anatomy and physiology of major domestic livestock species with emphasis on concepts relating to topics relevant to the fields of food animal and equine science including animal health, nutrition, and reproduction. Laboratory included.  Lab fee required. Spring
  
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    AGA 263 - Equine Science


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 . This course is designed to acquaint students with the most current principles involved in selection, health and nutritional management, exercise physiology, reproduction, genetics, riding techniques, training, and business management of horses. Riding fee required. Spring-Even
  
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    AGA 273 - Selection and Evaluation of Livestock


    Credit Hours: 3
    Comparative judging and evaluation of various classes of farm animals. Spring-Odd
  
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    AGA 283 - Animal Health


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 .   Diseases that affect livestock, their diagnosis and prevention. Spring
  
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    AGA 303 - Principles of Animal Nutrition


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGA 114  and CHE 1004  or CHE 114 . Characteristics and chemical composition of feedstuffs used in livestock production; methods of processing and evaluating feeds; basic principles of animal nutrition. Laboratory included.  Lab fee required. Fall
  
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    AGA 313 - Animal Breeding


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGA 114  and BIO 1014  or BIO 114 . The application of genetic principles to livestock improvement; study of the genetic basis of selection and systems of mating; development of breeding programs based on principles of population genetics. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGA 323 - Monogastric Livestock Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite:  . Principles of breeding, feeding, equipment, facilities, production practices and management of swine and poultry. Spring-Odd
  
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    AGA 332 - Livestock Merchandising


    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: AGA 114  and permission. Study the various ways livestock are merchandised with emphasis on auctions. A livestock auction will be held near the end of the semester. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGA 333 - Reproductive Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGA 114 .  Fundamentals in male/female farm animal reproductive anatomy and physiology; endocrinology of reproduction, gestation, and parturition; discussion of reproductive systems and disorders. Fall
  
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    AGA 343 - Dairy Farm Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 . Dairy industry problems, herd improvement, feeding, herd health, labor saving equipment and practices, quality product management, organization of dairy enterprise and business and economic aspects. Spring-Odd
  
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    AGA 353 - Meats


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114  or FCN 104 . Principles of meat science; survey of livestock and meat industry; live animal-carcass comparisons; processing techniques and topics including meat preservation, meat inspection and regulations. Fall-Odd
  
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    AGA 363 - Genetics of Animals and Plants


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114   or AGH 133  or AGR 103 . Principles of genetics including molecular genetics and transmission genetics. Special emphasis given to breeding and biotechnological applications in plant and animal agriculture. Fall
  
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    AGA 373 - Management of Purebred Livestock Operations


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 .  Application of farm and business management principles in the context of purebred livestock operations.  Topics will include business organization, genetics and testing, livestock exhibition, marketing strategies, and sale promotion. Spring-Odd
  
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    AGA 383 - Dairy Products and Marketing


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 .  Study of the composition of milk, cheese, ice cream and other dairy products.  A survey of manufacturing processes for a variety of dairy products, current and historical recap of dairy policy, price support, trade and regulations. Fall-Even
  
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    AGA 393 - Ruminant Livestock Management


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: AGA 114 .  Principles of breeding, feeding, equipment, facilities, production practices and management of beef, sheep, and goats. Spring-Even
  
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    AGA 403 - Advanced Reproductive Techniques


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGA 114  and AGA 333 .  Techniques used in artificial breeding of farm animals. Topics of instruction will also include procedures of embryo transfer, techniques of pregnancy diagnosis, bovine ovary palpation, estrus synchronization protocols, and breeding strategies with EPD’s.  Some biotechnology practices as it relates to reproduction will be discussed as well.  Laboratory included.  Lab fee required.  Fall/Spring
  
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    AGA 423 - Applied Animal Nutrition


    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisites: AGA 224  and AGA 303 . Application of nutritional principles to feeding domestic animals based on consideration of qualitative and quantitative nutrient requirements of livestock. Emphasis will be on formulation of rations for each of the major classes of livestock. Fall-Even

Applied Music

  
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    MUA 101 - Class Voice I


    Credit Hours: 1
    A study of singing using beginning repertoire. Lessons are in a group setting. Topics include breath control, tone production, resonance, articulation, musical expression, and stage presence. Meets general education requirement. Fall
  
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    MUA 111 - Class Piano I


    Credit Hours: 1
    Beginning laboratory course in basic piano skills using an electronic piano lab. This course is intended for students with no previous piano lessons and little or no music reading ability. 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 121 - Class Piano II


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUA 111 .  Laboratory course in piano skills for the second 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 131 - Class Guitar I


    Credit Hours: 1
    A laboratory course in guitar techniques using beginning repertoire. Lessons are in a group setting. May be repeated for credit. Meets general education requirement. Fall/Spring
  
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    MUA 151 - Class Voice II


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisites:  . A continued study of singing using intermediate repertoire. Lessons are in a group setting. Topics include breath control, tone production, resonance, articulation, musical expression, and stage presence. Meets general education requirement. Spring
  
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    MUA 161 - Class Piano III


    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUA 121 . Laboratory course in piano skills for the third 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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