CHEM 121. Chemistry for Life. Introduction to chemistry covering general, organic, and biochemistry; can be used for general education and nursing requirements (Requires some algebra. This course is broader in scope but less intense and/or mathematical on specific topics than General Chemistry 151, 152). This course does not constitute a prerequisite for chemistry majors. (3)
NOTE: CHEM 121 cannot be taken after successful completion of CHEM 151.
CHEM 123. Chemistry for Life Lab I. Laboratory for CHEM 121. (1)
CHEM 151, 152. General Chemistry I, II. Introductory course in chemistry; three lectures per week. Prerequisites: MATH 111 or equivalent, CHEM 151 for CHEM 152. (3 each)
CHEM 153, 154. General Chemistry Lab I, II. Laboratory for CHEM 151, 152; one laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 153 for 154. (1 each)
CHEM 201. Analytical Chemistry. Chemical equilibrium and volumetric and gravimetric analysis; two lectures per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 152. (2) Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
CHEM 202. Analytical Chemistry Lab. Laboratory to accompany CHEM 201; two laboratory periods per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 152, 154. (2) Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
CHEM 301. Instrumental Analysis. Lectures and laboratory work on spectrophotometry (visible, ultraviolet, and infrared, and atomic absorption), gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, refractometry, polarimetry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrophotometry, and electroanalytical and radiochemical methods; two lectures and two laboratory periods per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 201, 202, or 352, 353 and permission of instructor. (4) Offered alternate years, spring of even-numbered years.
CHEM 351, 352. Organic Chemistry I, II. Introductory theory and practice of organic chemistry; three lectures per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 152 for 351; 351 for 352. (3 each) CHEM 351 alternate years: fall even years. CHEM 352 spring of odd numbered years.
CHEM 353, 354. Organic Chemistry Lab I, II. Laboratory for CHEM 351, 352; two laboratories per week. (2 each) CHEM 353 fall even numbered years. CHEM 354 spring odd years. Prerequisites: CHEM 153 or 154 for 353; 353 for 354.
CHEM 360. Introduction to Biochemistry. The molecules, metabolism, and molecular biology of living cells; three lectures per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 351. (3) Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
CHEM 401, 402. Physical Chemistry I, II. Chemical thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, atomic and molecular structure, and kinetic theory of gases; three lectures and one laboratory period per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 151, 152, 153, 154, MATH 181. (4 each)
CHEM 490. Chemistry Research Project. Original chemical research under faculty direction. Emphasis on laboratory work with library use and a written report. May be repeated. Prerequisites: CHEM 354 or equivalent and permission of instructor. (1-3)
CHIC 253. Introduction to Chicano Studies. A course designed to give students knowledge of the ``roots’’ of the Chicano people, by beginning with the study of the Indian cultures in the Americas before the arrival of the Spaniards and tracing the history of the ``mestizo’’ in the Southwestern part of the United States to the 19th century. (3)
CHIC 353. Literature of the Chicana. A study of the literature of the Mexican American woman, including Chicano feminist literature of the 80’s and 90’s. (3)
CHIC 460. Language Issues of the Chicano. Examination of the various language issues in both English and Spanish which the Chicano has faced in the past and will continue to face into the 21st century. An introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods to be used in the field for language study. (3)
COMM 110. Public Speaking. Study and practice of how to speak effectively, and with ease and confidence in a variety of public situations. (3)
COMM 200. Survey of Human Communication. Introduction to the various sub-fields of human communication studies including public, interpersonal, small group, organizational, intercultural, and mass communication. (3)
COMM 370. Interpersonal Communication. Study of interpersonal communication including nonverbal behavior, content and relational aspects of messages, relationship development, self-disclosure, and conflict management. Prerequisites: COMM 200, ENG 102. (3)
COMM 373. Small Group Communication. Study of communication within small groups including individual and group goals, group structure, cohesiveness, problem solving, decision making, roles and leadership. Prerequisites: COMM 200, ENG 102. (3)
COMM 400. Cross-Cultural Communication. Study of communication between people of differing cultural and sub-cultural backgrounds including the influence of culture on verbal and nonverbal behavior, world views, values, mores, tolerance, prejudices and stereotypes. Prerequisites: COMM 200, ENG 102. (3)
COMM 474. Organizational Communication. Study of concepts and skills pertinent to business and professional speech communication including interviews, professional presentations, superior-subordinate relationships, organizational culture, formal and informal networks. Prerequisites: COMM 200, ENG 102. (3)
COMM 479 Human Communication Systems. Synthesis of the major sub-fields of communication utilizing a systems perspective. Compares models of human communication with emphases on behavioristic, psychoanalytic, and humanistic models. Prerequisite: All other courses required for the Communication Minor, or permission of instructor. (3)
COMM 485. Directed Study in Communication.(1-3)
COMM 495. Tutorial Readings.(1-3)