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  • CHM121 Principles of Chemistry

    Fundamental principles of chemical science for studies in the discipline.

  • CHM221 Introduction to Structure and Dynamics

    The chemistry of carbon compounds.

    Prerequisites: CHM112 OR CHM 121 with a grade of C- or higher.

  • CHM222 Organic Reactions and Synthesis.

    Continuation of CHM221.

    Pre-requisites: CHM201 or CHM221 with a grade of C- or higher.

  • CLA401 Special Topics in Classics. "POWER"

    What is Power? What are its major sources, its characteristics and its effects? What did the Ancient Greeks have to say about all this, and how are this insights applicable in the 21st century?

  • MTH101 Algebra for College Students

    Algebraic operations and properties of the real numbers; linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; polynomials and factoring; rational expressions; radical expressions; graphs of lines; systems of linear equations.
    Requisite: SAT Math Section Score >= 550 or Math ACT Score >= 22 or ALEKS score >= 40 or passing grade in MTH 099.

  • MTH107 Precalculus l

    Algebraic operations; equations and inequalities; complex numbers; functions and their graphs; polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; inverse functions; systems of non-linear equations.
    Requisite: SAT Math Section Score >= 620 OR Math ACT Score >= 27 OR ALEKS score >= 61 OR passing grade in MTH 101.

  • MTH108 Precalculus II

    Trigonometric functions, identities and equations, applications involving vectors, systems of nonlinear equations and inequalities and analytic geometry.
    Requisite: SAT Math Section Score >= 670 OR Math ACT Score >= 29 OR AP Calculus AB score of 3 OR ALEKS score >= 70 OR a passing grade in MTH 107.

  • PHI353/553/653 Colisted - Philosophy of Film

    Philosophical questions concerning the ontology and aesthetics of film. Combining readings in philosophy and film theory and criticism with close analysis of selected films, this course is premised on a conviction in the potential fruitfulness, both for film studies and philosophy, of thinking philosophically about the ontology of the medium, the history and the art of film, the ways we experience movies, and their impact on our lives. A main focus will be on the writings of Stanley Cavell-the most important author in the Anglo/American philosophical tradition to make writing about film a substantial part of his philosophical project-and philosophical responses by to his work.

  • POL201 Introduction to American National Government

    Examination of the principles, structures, and processes of the national government of the United States. Frequent comparisons made with others countries.

  • POL321 Introduction to Public Policy

    The purpose of this course is to instruct the students in the problems and processes in the implementation of public policy at an introductory level.

  • SOC101 Introduction to Sociology

    The scientific study of society and several sociological concepts, including, but not limited to: social theory, social research, social economy, social interaction, social class, social construction, gender stratification, race and ethnicity, family, and deviance. This course will help students to examine the social world around them using the sociological imagination. Students will learn how to connect research to concepts, deepening their understanding of the social world and social phenomena and develop critical thinking skills.

  • SOC371 Criminology

    The concepts of crime and criminal law, reviews several theoretical approaches to studying crime and criminal behavior, and focuses on several types of crime. In particular, it includes such topics as definitions of crime, sources of crime statistics, correlates and causes of crime, terrorism, genocide, corporate crime, and cybercrime.
    Prerequisite: SOC 101.

  • SOC388 The Black Ghetto in Urban Society

    The origin and development of the concept of "ghetto" and application of this concept to both past and contemporary-views of black life in America. Students are introduced to the historical and social significance of the black ghetto in the context of the larger body of literature on the ghetto phenomenon. Emphasis is placed on gaining an understanding and developing critical insight into issues and prospects for the resolution of issues related to black ghettoization.
    Prerequisite: SOC 101.