2011 - 2012 General Catalogue 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
2011 - 2012 General Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


The Unit of Credit

The unit of credit at UWA is the semester hour. One semester hour represents one hour of class work or two hours of laboratory work each week throughout the semester. Two hours per week of out-of-class preparation is usually required for each semester hour of credit.

The Numbering System

UWA uses a three-digit numbering system. The first digit designates the level of the course, as follows:

000-099 — compensatory courses
100-199 — courses primarily for freshmen
200-299 — courses primarily for freshmen and sophomores
300-499 — courses primarily for upper-level undergraduate students (juniors and seniors)

The second digit is reserved to the department to designate relevant classifications of courses within the respective disciplines. The third digit is used to designate sequence of courses (but not necessarily prerequisites) or to distinguish a special type of course, such as independent study.

 

History

  
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    HY 437 . History of Nazism and Fascism (3)


    History of the rise of fascist regimes throughout Europe following the First World War with emphasis on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 450 . History of East Asia (3)


    Philosophy, geography, and history of East Asia. Emphasis on China and Japan. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses..
  
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    HY 471 . African-American History, 1400-1865 (3)


    The history of African-Americans from their roots in West Africa to emancipation in the United States. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 472 . African-American History, 1866-Present (3)


    This history of African-Americans from emancipation to the present. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 473 . Slavery in North America (3)


    A readings seminar in North American slavery concentrating on the primary literature and the evolution of interpretation. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 475 . The Modern Civil Rights Movement (3)


    A study of the Civil Rights Movement from the New Deal to 1980. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 476 . Comparative Slavery (3)


    A readings seminar examining the primary literature using the comparative approach to the study of slavery. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 485 . Fundamentals of Historic Preservation (3)


    An introduction to the field of historic preservation, and an examination of the development of U.S. preservation movements. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 486 . Fundamentals of Public History (3)


    An interdisciplinary introduction to public history, examining local history, archival management, historical archaeology, and museum studies. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.
  
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    HY 498 . Selected Topics in History (3)


    Critical readings, lectures, and discussions of selected topics not generally included in course offerings. Course content and format determined by students’ interests and instructor expertise. Prerequisites: HY 300  and at least six additional hours of 300-level history courses.

Homeland Security

  
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    HS 300 . Homeland Security (3)


    This course will examine homeland security from the historical, economic, financial, social, natural disaster, military, national policy, and governmental perspectives. Strategic and tactical issues of national interests are examined from the perspective of the U. S. as a global power.
  
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    HS 310 . Terrorism (3)


    This course will examine terrorism from the historical, economic, financial, organizational, political, governmental, military, social, religious, and ideological viewpoints that affect U. S. policy and security. Potential threats to American security are discussed from the perspectives of domestic and international terrorism. Also examined are local, regional, national, and international aspects of terrorism. Prerequisites: HS 300 .

Honors Program

  
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    HR 100 . Honors Forum (1)


    Required of all students entering the Honors Program. Combines classwork, cultural activities and attendance at special events. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in or completion with a “C” or higher of one of the honors versions of basic curriculum courses or permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts.
  
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    HR 200 . Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)


    Interdisciplinary course, team taught by faculty from the four UWA colleges, focusing on a historical period or a fundamental issue or theme. Prerequisites: sophomore status and Honors Forum with a “C” or higher or permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts.
  
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    HR 307 . Honors Mentored Studies (1)


    An opportunity for the student to work on a senior thesis under the guidance of a faculty member within the student’s major field.  May be repeated for a maximum of two semester hours. Prerequisites: junior status and HR 200  with a “C” or higher or permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts.
  
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    HR 407 . Honors Thesis (1-2)


    Completion of the senior thesis begun in HR 307 . The student defends the completed work before a faculty committee. The thesis must be defended during or before the fifth week of the student’s graduating semester. (To earn two semester hours of credit, an honors student must complete additional research as required by the thesis mentor.) May be repeated for a maximum of two semester hours. Prerequisites: HR 307  with a “C” or higher.

Journalism

  
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    JN 200 . Introduction to Mass Communication (3)


    An introduction to media, including communication theory, media history, legal considerations, and the influence of technology in the shaping of modern communication practices.
  
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    JN 219 . Journalism Practicum: Print (1)


    Work on a University publication, either writing or a combination of writing with layout and/or photography. Maximum accumulated credit: eight semester hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
  
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    JN 240 . Photography (2)


    An introduction to the technical and creative aspects of photography, including use of the camera, developing and printing, and composition.
  
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    JN 259 . Journalism Practicum: Publishing (1)


    Performance of specific duties in the Livingston Press, achieving skills in publishing. Maximum accumulated credit: eight semester hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
  
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    JN 279 . Journalism Practicum: Broadcast (1)


    Performance of specific duties in campus radio/television facilities. Maximum accumulated credit: eight semester hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
  
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    JN 300 . Style and Editing Workshop (1)


    Basic editing and style procedures, emphasizing the use of the AP stylebook and common errors in word selection. Students will work a minimum of 15 hours on The Life. Prerequisites: JN 320 .
  
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    JN 320 . Writing for the Mass Media (3)


    Cultivation and application of various feature writing skills. Student writing published in school publications and area newspapers. Prerequisites: JN 200 .
  
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    JN 350 . Desktop Publishing (3)


    Theoretical and experiential instruction in the latest desktop publishing software. Prerequisites: EH 102  or EH 104 .
  
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    JN 360 . Mass Media Design (3)


    Preparation of media messages for various formats including page layout, audio/visual formats, and computer design. Prerequisites: JN 200 .
  
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    JN 370 . Television Production (3)


    Production of radio and/or television news and feature stories, script writing, equipment operation, and on-camera technique. Prerequisites: JN 200  or JN 320 .
  
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    JN 397 . Independent Study in Journalism (1-3)


    Independent investigation of some area or areas of mass communications. Specific content and nature of study determined by student needs and interests. Maximum accumulated credit: six semester hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    JN 480 . Advising Student Publications (3)


    Defines role of high school/college newspaper and yearbook advisors and explores advising techniques. Prerequisites: JN 200  or permission of the Dean.
  
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    JN 498 . Selected Topics in Journalism (1-3)


    Readings, lectures, and/or discussions of topics not generally included in course offerings. Course content and format determined by student needs and interests. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    JN 499 . Professional Media Internship (3)


    Work a minimum of fifty hours with an appropriate media facility. Students must submit application for internship no later than the semester prior to enrollment in the course. Prerequisites: six semester hours in a specified area of the mass media and permission of the Chairperson of the Department of Languages and Literature.

Management

  
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    MG 300 . Management (3)


    Basics of management thought and management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Prerequisites: AC 212  or AC 300 , EC 231  and EC 232 .
  
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    MG 310 . Human Resources Management (3)


    Management of labor, including the selection, training and placement of personnel. Special management problems such as turnover, payment policies and employee representation. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 320 . Labor Relations (3)


    Pertinent statutes and administrative and court rulings as a basis for determining the rights and obligations arising under laws such as the National Labor Relations Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 322 . Manufacturing/Process Management (3)


    A study of materials, machines, processes, and systems used by business and manufacturing to convert raw materials into useable products. Prerequisites: MG 300  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    MG 341 . Entrepreneurship (3)


    This course examines the evolutionary role and creative function of managerial entrepreneurship in a diversity of business settings-small business, corporate, and non-profit organizations. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 351 . Managing Occupational Safety and Health (3)


    Safety, hazard and catastrophe control, environmental concerns, laws, costs, administration, management, liability, accident-loss prevention, and psychological considerations. Research is required on a specific topic determined by consultation with the instructor. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 352 . Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (3)


    Study of health hazards, and/or safety hazards. Includes investigation and remediation of hazardous waste sites and response to accidents of release of hazardous materials with compliance to federal certification guidelines. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 370 . Management Information Systems (3)


    This course focuses on the development and application of management information systems to business problems. Issues related to the use of computerized systems in the management of personnel and business information are explored through the use of microcomputers and software applications. Prerequisites: MG 300  and BA 271 .
  
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    MG 390 . Operations Management (3)


    A study of the theoretical concepts of management science with attention to planning and implementation of decision making in organizations using differing programming methods and decision models. Prerequisites: MG 300  and BA 271 .
  
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    MG 391 . Logistics (3)


    Study of systems and processes which comprise supply chain management and transportation, quality assurance, maintenance, disaster logistics and systems of inventory management and control. Prerequisites: MG 390 .
  
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    MG 400 . Management Issues Seminar (3)


    A senior seminar devoted to the study of significant issues and current topics in management. This course affords the opportunity for an in-depth examination of areas of particular interest to management students. Prerequisites: MG 300  and senior standing.
  
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    MG 407 . Independent Study in Management (1-3)


    Independent study in management. Content and nature determined by individual needs and interests of the student. Required research paper and projects. May be repeated for a maximum of three-semester hours credit. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    MG 408 . Selected Topics in Management (1-3)


    Critical readings, lectures and discussions of selected topics not generally included in course offerings. Content determined by student interest and need. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours credit. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    MG 410 . Leadership (3)


    Study of leadership theories. Includes identification, development, communication and ethics of leadership. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 440 . International Management (3)


    Strategic and operational issues associated with managing international or multinational organizations. Global and domestic market forces, adjustments to traditional operations and business activities and cultural considerations affecting management of international business. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 450 . Organization Behavior (3)


    Analysis of organization practices and their application to both the business and industrial environments. Deals with behavioral science concepts such as motivation, conflict and communication. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 453 . Quality Management Systems (3)


    Various quality systems such as Total Quality Management (TQM), ISO 9000 and 14000, Justin-in-Time (JIT), Quality Function business, manufacturing, and service organizations. Prerequisites: BA 271  and MG 300 .
  
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    MG 455 . Safety Risk Management (3)


    A study of various types of safety risks. Emphasis is on differing needs for diverse industries, corporate cultures, and the duties of the Safety Director, committees, and teams. Class participants are required to develop a Workplace Safety manual detailing the duties of a Safety Director. Prerequisites: MG 300 .
  
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    MG 460 . Management Internship (3)


    A work related experience in a private, public, or governmental organization enhancing the applications of management theories and concepts. Prerequisites: senior standing. Students may not register for this course until the application has been completed and approved by the Dean’s office.
  
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    MG 490 . Strategic Management (3)


    Formulation of programs and policies pertaining to personnel, production, finance, procurement and marketing in the business enterprise and the application of these programs and policies through case studies and/or computer simulation. Prerequisites: Student should be in final semester of senior year. Not accepted for transfer credit without Dean’s approval.

Marketing

  
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    MK 300 . Marketing (3)


    Survey course concentrating on the marketing environment and the marketing decisions regarding product, price, promotion and marketing channels. Prerequisites: EC 231  and EC 231 .
  
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    MK 310 . Personal Selling (3)


    Personal selling function with emphasis on customer oriented problem solving approach. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 320 . Retail Management (3)


    Analysis of the principles related to the successful operation and management of the retail store. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 330 . Integrated Marketing Communications (3)


    Investigation of advertising, personal selling, sales promotion, public relations, and publicity theories integrated with respect to effectively communicating with consumers about satisfying exchange relationships. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 340 . Consumer Behavior (3)


    Analysis of consumer behavior in relation to market stimuli. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 350 . Market Research (3)


    Examination of research methods and procedures used in marketing to discover and measure market opportunities. Prerequisites: MK 300  and BA 371 .
  
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    MK 360 . Marketing Problems and Analysis (3)


    Analysis of marketing problems using a case study and reading approach. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 370 . Marketing Management (3)


    Focuses on marketing from a managerial perspective and emphasizes the analysis of marketing opportunities and the design and application of marketing strategies. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 380 . Services Marketing (3)


    Promotes understanding of services marketing and its critical contribution to marketing. Topics include customer expectations and perceptions in the design of service processes and standards. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 407 . Independent Study in Marketing (1-3)


    Independent study in marketing. Content and nature determined by individual needs and interests of the student. Required research paper and projects. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    MK 408 . Selected Topics in Marketing (1-3)


    Critical readings, lectures and discussions of selected topics not generally included in course offerings. Content determined by student interest and needs. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean.
  
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    MK 450 . International Marketing (3)


    Decision making and policy formation relative to the cultural, social, political, and legal aspects of marketing in global environments. Prerequisites: MK 300 .
  
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    MK 460 . Marketing Internship (3)


    A work related experience in private, public, or governmental organization enhancing the application of marketing theories and concepts. Prerequisites: Senior standing. students may not register for this course until the application has been completed and approved by the Dean’s Office.
  
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    MK 490 . Marketing Strategy (3)


    This course focuses on marketing strategy from a managerial perspective. Emphasizes effective planning, implementation, and control of marketing plans. Analysis and critical thinking skills applied in examples, case studies and simulations. Prerequisites: MK 300 , MK 340 , MK 350 , and MK 370 .

Mathematics

  
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    MH 080 . Basic Mathematics (3)


    Developmental course required for students who lack adequate proficiency in basic mathematical skills. Provides a foundation necessary for successful completion of MH 081 , Basic Algebra. Topics included are whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percents, rational numbers, and geometry. Students registered for this course must make a grade of “C” or higher before registering for MH 081 . Students are assigned to MH 080 on basis of standardized or placement test scores. Prerequisites: None.
  
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    MH 081 . Basic Algebra (3)


    Developmental course required for students who lack adequate proficiency in basic skills of algebra. Students that need additional work in algebra before taking MH 101 , Intermediate Algebra are assigned to MH 081 on the basis of standardized test scores or placement test scores. Students assigned to MH 081 must make a “C” or higher before registering for any other mathematics course. Topics covered are real numbers, variable expressions, solving equations, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, linear equations, and inequalities. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 080  or 14 on ACT math subscore or appropriate placement score.
  
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    MH 101 . Intermediate Algebra (3)


    Required of students who lack adequate proficiency in the basic skills of arithmetic and algebra. Students that need additional work in algebra before taking pre-calculus are assigned to MH 101 on the basis of standardized test scores or placement scores. Students assigned to MH 101 must pass it before registering for any other mathematics course. Topics covered are the exponents, operations with polynomials, factoring, graphing, systems of linear equations, rational expressions, and quadratic equations. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 081  or 17 or higher on ACT math subscore or appropriate placement score.
  
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    MH 113 . Precalculus Algebra (3)


    This course includes linear functions and relations; linear functions and graphs; quadratic functions (parabolas); polynomial functions; rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; the binomial theorem; and systems of nonlinear equations. No credit is allowed for this course if a student has previous credit in Precalculus or higher mathematics course. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 101 , an ACT math subscore of 20 or higher, or other appropriate standardized test scores.
  
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    MH 114 . Precalculus Trigonometry (3)


    Includes angles and their measures, trigonometric functions and their inverses, trigonometric identities, and trigonometric equations. The Law of Sines and Cosines, polar coordinates, vectors and applications of vectors, complex numbers, nth roots of a complex number, DeMoivre’s Theorem and polar coordinates are also included. Prerequisites: MH 113  or appropriate standardized test score. A student who has received previous credit in a trigonometry or higher mathematics course is not eligible to enroll in MH 114.
  
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    MH 121 . Calculus I (4)


    Topics include the limit of a function, the derivative of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and the definite integral and its basic applications to area problems. Applications of the derivative are covered in detail, including approximations of error using differentials, maximum and minimum problems, and curve sketching using calculus. Three lecture and two computer laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 114  or the equivalent.
  
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    MH 122 . Calculus II (4)


    Topics include vectors in the plane and in space, lines and planes in space, applications of integration (such as volume, arc length, work, and average value), techniques of integration, infinite series, polar coordinates, and parametric equations. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. A computer project is required. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 121 .
  
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    MH 180 . Survey of Mathematics for the Elementary Teacher (3)


    Concepts of mathematics presented in the elementary mathematics curriculum. The development of number with operations and other concepts in mathematics such as probability, statistics, and geometry will be included in this course. There will be an emphasis in explaining mechanics and correlation with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and the Alabama Course of Study in Mathematics. This course may not be substituted for MH 181 , MH 182 , or MH 183  and is offered online only. Prerequisites: MH 113 .
  
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    MH 181 . Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3)


    Concepts of mathematics presented in the elementary mathematics curriculum. Set concepts, informal mathematical reasoning, problem-solving activities, and use of calculators are included in the study of sets and whole numbers, number theory, rational numbers, real numbers, and geometric shapes. Counts as a basic mathematics requirement for elementary education majors only. Prerequisites: MH 113 .
  
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    MH 182 . Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II (3)


    Concepts of mathematics presented in the elementary school. Probability, statistics, and algebra concepts including function with an emphasis on problem-solving techniques and reasoning. Counts as part of the basic requirements for elementary education majors only. Prerequisites: MH 181 .
  
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    MH 183 . Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III (3)


    Concepts of mathematics presented in the elementary school. Geometry and measurement concepts including terminology, coordinate geometry, two and three dimensional figures, linear and angular measurement skills, determining perimeter, area, and volume. Counts as part of the basic requirements for elementary education majors only. Prerequisites: MH 181 .
  
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    MH 213 . Linear Algebra (3)


    Explores computational techniques and basic theory of linear algebra. Topics covered include matrices, determinants, real vector spaces, linear transformations, and eigenvalues. Prerequisites: MH 122 .
  
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    MH 223 . Multivariable Calculus (4)


    Vector calculus, parametric equations, polar and spherical coordinates, analytic geometry, differential calculus of functions of several variables, and multiple integration (including line integrals, Green’s Theorem, and Stoke’s Theorem). Problem solving techniques in engineering and science. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 122 .
  
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    MH 224 . Applied Differential Equations (3)


    An introduction to differential equations covering techniques for solving first, second, and higher order equations using a variety of methods including series solutions, Laplace Transforms, and numerical methods. Strong emphasis on physical applications. Prerequisites: MH 122 .
  
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    MH 246 . Introduction to Biostatistics (4)


    Introduction to basic statistical principles and their application in the sciences, especially the life sciences. Includes descriptive statistics, probability, simple hypothesis testing, binomial and Poisson distribution, analysis of variance, and regression and correlation. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 113  .
  
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    MH 266 . Business Calculus (3)


    Differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions and applications to business and economics. Also includes functions of several variables, partial derivatives (including applications), Lagrange Multipliers, L’Hopital’s Rule, multiple integration (including applications). Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 113 .
  
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    MH 300 . Introduction to Advanced Mathematics (3)


    An introduction to the ideas and concepts that form the foundation for study in advanced mathematics including logic, sets, relations, functions, and cardinality. Strong emphasis placed on techniques of proof. Prerequisites: MH 122 .
  
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    MH 308 . Seminar in Mathematics (1)


    Study of current problems and trends in mathematical sciences through literature review and oral presentation with emphasis on methods of literature search through use of databases. Prerequisites: MH 300 .
  
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    MH 311 . Modern Abstract Algebra (3)


    Set theory and the theory of groups, rings, integral domains, and fields. Prerequisites: MH 122  and MH 300 .
  
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    MH 332 . College Geometry (4)


    Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, development and application of the axiomatic methods and computer usage in mathematics. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 121  and MH 300 .
  
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    MH 341 . Probability and Statistics (4)


    Data analysis, probability distributions, sampling distributions, as a mathematical foundation for statistical methods including data representation and distribution of discrete and continuous random variables, and computer use in data analysis. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 122  and MH 300 .
  
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    MH 388 . Methods of Teaching High School Mathematics (1)


    The study of instructional methods as applied to teaching high school mathematics. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 121 .
  
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    MH 389 . Tutorial Practicum (1)


    Upper-level students in mathematics, under the supervision of a mathematics instructor, work individually with college students lacking proficiency in basic mathematical skills. One semester hour per semester; may be repeated for a maximum of three semester hours credit; this course is not an approved elective for mathematics or mathematics/computer information systems majors. Prerequisites: “C” or higher in MH 122  and MH 388 .
  
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    MH 405 . Problem Solving in Mathematics


    This course focuses on problem solving techniques in a wide variety of areas of mathematics as well as oral and written communication of solutions. Topics include trigonometry, calculus, linear, and matrix algebra, and review for the MFAT and PRAXIS II Exams. May be repeated for a maximum of two semester hours credit. Prerequisites: MH 300 .
  
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    MH 408 . Selected Topics in Mathematics (1-4)


    Nature and content of the course are determined by the interests and needs of the students. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and the Dean.
  
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    MH 422 . Real Analysis (3)


    Functions and sequences, limits of sequences, continuity, derivatives, indeterminate forms, and proofs for many classical theorems of calculus. Prerequisites: MH 122  and MH 300 .
  
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    MH 424 . Numerical Analysis (4)


    Theory, methods and applications of numerical analysis with frequent computer implementation. Solution of equations in one variable, interpolations and polynomial approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, and initial-value problems for ordinary differential equations. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 300 , MH 224 , and CS 300 .
  
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    MH 432 . Advanced Analytic Geometry (4)


    The use of construction with compass and straightedge, algebraic proofs and other techniques to instill an understanding of geometric concepts and relationships. A research paper is required. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: MH 332  or permission of the Dean.
  
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    MH 450 . Linear Optimization (3)


    This course introduces the student to optimization theory and its applications. topics include formulation of linear programs, simplex methods and duality, sensitivity analysis, transportation and networks, and various geometric concepts. Prerequisites: MH 213 .
  
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    MH 480 . Technology for Mathematics Teachers (4)


    Introduces the high school mathematics teacher to the most modern technological methods of teaching mathematics available in high schools. Includes the use of manipulatives, the graphing calculator, and the computer as well as mathematical applications for each. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Counts as a mathematics requirement for mathematics education students only. Prerequisites: MH 223 .
  
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    MH 490 . History of Mathematics (3)


    Historical development of mathematical concepts and symbolism, evolution of modern mathematics from its motivational roots in the physical sciences, and lives and contributions of outstanding mathematicians, as well as topics related to contemporary mathematics. Prerequisites: MH 122  and eight semester hours of mathematics beyond MH 121 .
  
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    MH 493 . Logic and Set Theory (3)


    Provides a rigorous foundation in logic and elementary discrete mathematics to students of mathematics and computer science. Topics from logic include modeling English propositions, propositional calculus, quantification, and elementary predicate calculus. Additional mathematical topics include elements of set theory, mathematical induction, relations and functions, and elements of number theory. Prerequisites: MH 300 .
  
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    MH 495 . Number Theory (3)


    Survey of the types of arguments to prove facts about divisibility of integers, prime numbers, and modular congruencies. Other topics, such as the Fermat theorem, Euler’s theorem, and the law of quadratic reciprocity, will be discussed. Prerequisites: MH 300 .
  
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    MH 496 . Graph Theory and Applications (3)


    Survey of several of the main ideas of general graph theory with applications to network theory. Topics include oriented and nonoriented linear graphs, spanning trees, branching and connectivity, accessibility, planar graphs, networks and flows, matchings, and applications. Prerequisites: MH 213  and MH 223 .

Music

  
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    MU 100 . Introduction to Music (3)


    Provides an opportunity to listen to representative examples of vocal and instrumental music with respect to function, medium, and style and to develop discrimination in listening to music.
  
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    MU 111 . Music Fundamentals/Ear Training I (4)


    Designed to familiarize the student with the rudiments of music theory, including notation, intervals, scales, key signatures, and rhythm signatures. Part writing with simple triads is introduced. Laboratory experience develops the student in ear training and rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic dictation.
 

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