CHM 421 Survey of Biochemistry 3(3-0)
Introductory one-semester Biochemistry course. Intended for students in allied health fields, dietetics, and some biology programs. No credit toward Chemistry/Biochemistry major, Biology/Biomedical Sciences major or Chemistry minor. Prerequisites: CHM 342 or 346.
CHM 521 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 3(3-0) Structure, function, and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. Prerequisites: CHM 346.
CHN - Chinese
CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I 4(4-0)
Designed for students who have had no previous experience with the Chinese language. Basic language skills. Introduction to the culture of China. (University Program Group IV-B)
CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II 4(4-0) Basic language skills. Continuation of CHN 101. Prerequisites: CHN 101. (University Program Group IV-B)
COM - Communication
COM 101 Introduction to Communication 3(3-0)
General education approach to theory and process of human communication with practicum opportunities. Does not count toward a major or minor in Com- munication and Dramatic Arts.
COM 195 Intercultural Communication 3(3-0) Content focuses on how values, attitudes and beliefs influence communication among people from different cultural backgrounds.
COM 251 Foundations of Communication Theory 3(3-0)
Basic theories pertaining to spoken symbolic interaction, focusing mainly on the psychological and sociological aspects of interpersonal communication and public address.
COM 264 Organizational Communication 3(3-0) Current communication theories and practices in the modern formal organiza- tion. Especially recommended for students on preprofessional curricula.
COM 267 Introduction to Debate 3(3-0)
Prepares students without experience to gain understanding of theory and practice of debate. Recommended for prelaw, prebusiness, urban government students, and teachers.
COM 269 Practicum in Debate/Forensics 2-8(Spec)
Opportunities for intensive research on topics in debate and various forms of forensics for students in the University forensics program. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
COM 301 Survey of Research in Communication 3(3-0)
An introduction to the research and its methodologies in speech communi- cation. Students will read and write about primary research in the discipline. Prerequisite: a grade of C (2.0) or better in COM 251.
COM 353 Small Group Communication 3(3-0) Theories and application of the methods surrounding small-group interaction processes.
COM 357 Public Speaking 3(3-0) Theories and techniques for creating public speeches. Designed for students who seek to improve public-speaking skills.
COM 361 Interpersonal Communication 3(3-0) Assists the student in understanding the interpersonal communication process and in analyzing barriers to its effectiveness.
COM 365 Persuasion and Social Influence 3(3-0) Application of theories and principles underlying attitude change. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
COM 367 Nonverbal Communication 3(3-0) Examines the non-language dimensions of communication in several social settings: dyadic, small group, crosscultural, and subcultural.
COM 461 Communication in Leadership 3(3-0)
Theory and practice in leadership skills with special emphasis on oral communication. Examines leadership in both voluntary and non-voluntary organizations. Prerequisites: Grades of C (2.0) or better in COM 251, COM 301; or LDR 200 and junior standing. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
COM 464 Communication Internship 1-6(Spec)
Designed to apply a variety of classroom concepts and skills within a supervised organizational setting. Prerequisite: prior written approval of COM internship coordinator. Limited to junior and senior COM majors and minors.
COM 490 Independent Study Each 1-4(Spec)
Student-initiated study guided by faculty member or faculty committee. Undergraduate prerequisites: an overall B average; permission of advisor and instructor (and completion of form).
COM 495 Communication Facilitation 2-6(Spec)
Guided experience as teaching assistant in a communication class. Students will have the opportunity to develop interpersonal, small group, public speak- ing, and supervisory communication skills in an applied setting. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
COM 560 Communication and Social/Organizational Change 3(3-0) Research and methods of communicating changes into existing social systems. Prerequisites: grades of C (2.0) or better in COM 251, COM 301.
COM 561 Communication in Conflict Management 3(3-0)
Theory, research, and practical application of managing conflicts through com- munication. Focuses on conflict between people in the contexts of family, group, and organizations. Prerequisites: COM 251, 301 with grades of C or better.
COM 562 Family Communication 3(3-0)
The study of verbal and nonverbal communication processes, patterns, and problems in the family. The uniqueness of the family system as a com- munication context is emphasized. Prerequisites: COM 251, 301 with grades of C or better.
COM 569 Communication in the Classroom 3(3-0)
Integrated research from several fields describing communication patterns among students and teacher-to-student within school settings. Designed for students interested in teaching or administration. Prerequisites: completion of 56 hours of undergraduate credit.
COM 664 Seminar in Organizational Communication 3(3-0)
Includes a rigorous examination of the principles governing organizational communication and how these principles may be applied in practice and research. Prerequisites: COM 600.
COM 665 Seminar Relations 3(3-0)
The course examines the role of communication and negotiation in the em- ployee relations process within a work organization. Prerequisite: COM 264, or applied experience of three years in a full-time position in a work organization and permission of the instructor.
COM 667 Seminar in Intercultural Communication 3(3-0)
This course examines the theory, practice, and research related to the process of communication between people from different cultural backgrounds. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. Prerequisites: COM 600.
CPS - Computer Science
CPS 100 Computers and Society 3(3-0)
Fundamental concepts and applications of computers. Impact of the computer on human events and social institutions. Control, predictions, and implications of future computer developments. Identical to BIS 104. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Does not count on CPS major or minor. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. (University Program Group IV-A)
CPS 105 Word Processing Concepts 1(1-0)
Introduction to word processing and desktop publishing concepts. Features common to most word processing software. Evaluation of software packages. Identical to BIS 105. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Recommended: BIS 112.
CPS 106 Spreadsheet Concepts 1(1-0)
Introduction to spreadsheets and report generation. Features common to most spreadsheets. Evaluation of software packages. Identical to BIS 106. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Recommended: Familiarity with microcomputer use.
CPS 107 Database Concepts 1(1-0)
Introduction to database and report generation. Features common to most database products. Evaluation of software packages. Identical to BIS 107. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Recommended: Familiarity with microcomputer use.
CPS 110 Information Technology Programming I 3(3-0)
Introduction to operating a computer and writing computer programs. First programming course in the information technology major/minor. Language used is Visual Basic.
CPS 120 Microcomputer Applications 3(3-0)
The effective use of microcomputer technology in business, education, industry, and society. Does not count towards CPS major or minor, except on the secondary education curriculum. Recommended: Familiarity with microcomputer use.