Department: Dept of Science

Code Name Description
BIOL1011K Introductory to Biology An introduction to fundamental unifying principles in biology. Topics covered in this course include chemistry of life, cell structure and membranes, cellular functions (metabolism, respiration, photosynthesis, communication, and reproduction), genet...
BIOL1012K Introductory Biology II This course covers the evolution and diversity of organisms, including microbes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. Additional topics include body systems, the immune system, reproduction and development, and ecology. This course has a laboratory...
BIOL1107 Principles of Biology I An integrated introduction to modern biology from atomic particles to evolution. General topics to be considered include chemical, molecular and cellular basis of life, photosynthesis, cell metabolism, cell division, genetics, biotechnology, and evol...
BIOL1107H Principles Biology I (Honors) An integrated introduction to modern biology from atomic particles to evolution. General topics to be considered include chemical, molecular and cellular basis of life, photosynthesis, cell metabolism, cell division, genetics, biotechnology, and evol...
BIOL1107L Principles of Biology I Lab Corequisite(s): BIOL 1107. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 1107L and BIOL 1011K and BIOL 1107H.
BIOL1108 Principles of Biology II General topics to be considered include domain/kingdom diversity and classification, plant and animal structure and physiology, plant and animal reproduction, animal homeostasis, responsiveness, coordination, and ecology. This course provides content...
BIOL1108H Principles Biology II (Honors) General topics to be considered include domain/kingdom diversity and classification, plant and animal structure and physiology, plant and animal reproduction, animal homeostasis, responsiveness, coordination, and ecology. Credit toward graduation not...
BIOL1108L Principles of Biology II Lab Corequisite(s): BIOL 1108. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 1108L and BIOL 1108H.
BIOL2011 Anatomy and Physiology I A detailed, integrated study of the structure and function of the human body including basic chemistry of living systems, cell structure and function; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Prerequisite(s): Completion...
BIOL2011L Anatomy and Physiology I- Lab Co-requisite(s): BIOL 2011.Laboratory to accompany BIOL 2011.
BIOL2012 Anatomy and Physiology II A detailed study of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: BIOL 2011 and BIOL 2011L. Corequisite(s): BIOL 2012L.
BIOL2012L Anatomy & Physiology II-Lab Corequisite(s): BIOL 2012.
BIOL2050 Microbiology and Health Care A study of the basic microorganism including pathogens, culturing, methods of staining, disinfection and disease. Prerequisite(s):A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2011 and BIOL 2011L). Corequisite(s):...
BIOL2050L Microbiology & Health Care Lab Corequisite(s): BIOL 2050.
BIOL2070K Botany Survey of plants, emphasizing evolution, variation and reproductive cycles of the major groups. Additional topics will include development, structure and function, as related to the vascular plants. This course is intended for science majors.Prerequi...
BIOL2080K General Zoology A survey of the diversity of invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with emphasis on morphology, physiology, life histories, taxonomy and systematic. Laboratory emphasizes the identification and dissection of common vertebrates and invertebrates as well a...
BIOL3000 Introduction to Biostatistics A variety of statistical techniques are presented.These techniques include survey of data and data types, graphical techniques for data display, central tendency and variability in data, probability distributions, parametric estimation and hypothesis...
BIOL3030K Mycology An introduction to various taxonomic groups of fungi, emphasizing morphology, taxonomy, evolution, physiology, economic and ecological importance; includes the roles of fungi as both beneficial organisms and as causal agents in plants and animal dise...
BIOL3040K Plant Pathology An introduction to the principles and concepts of phytopathology. These topics include historical impact of plant diseases, microbial biology and life cycles for the various classes of organisms that cause plant diseases, disease development, environ...
BIOL3060K Entomology The study of insects including taxonomy, morphology, physiology, behavior and evolution. The lab focuses on identification of the different groups with an emphasis on economically important species. An insect collection is required. Prerequisite(s):...
BIOL3070K Animal Behavior An introduction to the major concepts of ethnology and behavioral ecology. The behavior of social animals is emphasized. Topics include communication, reproduction, sociality, foraging, defense, migration, habitat selection and learning. Laboratory a...
BIOL3090K Invertebrate Zoology This course entails a survey of the evolution, morphology, diversity, and ecology of invertebrates. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: ASLH 2010 or BIOL 2080K.
BIOL3100 Intro Biochem & Molecular Biol This course is a survey of the basic principles of biochemistry that emphasizes a broad understanding of chemical events in living systems in terms of metabolism and structure-function relationships of biologically important molecules. The descriptiv...
BIOL3101 Biochemistry II This course focuses on metabolism and the transfer of information from Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to Ribonucleic acid (RNA) to protein. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 3101 and CHEM 3101. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the fo...
BIOL3101L Biochemistry II Lab Provides students with hands-on experience with common biochemistry bench top techniques and procedures including spectroscopy, chromatography, enzyme purification and kinetics, SDS-PAGE, and PCR. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 3100L a...
BIOL3102 Advanced Biochem (Biochem III) This course focuses on biosynthesis of molecules that play major roles in various pathways; the structure, function, and regulation of genes and chromosomes; as well as more in-depth analysis of various cycles in the body. Exploration of newly publis...
BIOL3180K Field Botany Introductory plant taxonomy with emphasis on laboratory and field study; principles of plant identification, classification, and rules of nomenclature; use of keys; collecting techniques; survey of major flowering plant families; field trips and labo...
BIOL3200K Genetics A survey of modern genetics including classical Mendelian, population, and molecular genetics. Selected topics include protein synthesis, gene regulation, chromosomal inheritance and variation, linkage and mapping. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replica...
BIOL3221 Nutrition & Metabolism A comparative study of nutrients and metabolic pathways in animal systems. This course focuses heavily on the chemical aspects of nutrition including the study of nutrient nomenclature, structure, function, deficiency symptoms, digestive processes, m...
BIOL3250 Toxicology A study of the basic principles of toxicology, toxic agents in the environment, and the biological processes associated with toxic agents. Toxicology applies basic biochemical, chemical, pathological, physiological, and epidemiological knowledge to g...
BIOL3350K Principles Ecology/Evolution A study of ecological principles with emphasis on the interaction of individuals, populations and communities in the context of biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems. Subject matter includes adaptation and evolution; distribution and abundance...
BIOL3401 Medical Ethics The purpose of this course is to prepare students to deal effectively with issues within medical ethics by providing a detailed introduction to core ethical issues in medical ethics and public policy. Topics include ethical theories, contemporary app...
BIOL3402 Kinesiology This course provides an introduction to kinesiology as an academic discipline, and includes training on fundamental concepts, the anatomy of movement/physical activity as is related to the musculoskeletal system, professional/career options, current...
BIOL3403K Exercise Physiology An introduction to the physiological responses and adaptions to exercise. Topics include neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and hormonal systems as they pertain to acute and chronic exercise. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C...
BIOL3450 Principles of Nutrition This course provides students with a basic understanding of the science of nutrition emphasizing the impact food can have on the individual's health and wellness. Students identify the essential nutrients and their functions, as well as describe nutr...
BIOL3500K Introductory Microbiology An introduction to the structure and function of microorganisms. Topics include; morphology, nutrition, physiology, genetics and molecular biology of microorganisms with an emphasis on prokaryotes; and their roles in nature and in infection and immun...
BIOL3770 Ornithology Course lectures focus on the physiology, morphology, evolution, ecology, and behavior of birds. Lab emphasizes gross anatomy and identification of Southeastern species by sight and sound. Students are required to walk long distances, often through in...
BIOL3800K Plant Anatomy A comparative study of the cells, tissues and organs of plants and their development in vegetative and reproductive structures of vascular plants. Emphasis on seed plants. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2070K with a minimum grade of C.
BIOL3850K Comp Vertebrate Anatomy A comparative study of the taxonomy, functional morphology, development, ecology and phylogeny of chordate and vertebrate organisms. Laboratory requires students to dissect selected vertebrate organisms and examine evolutionary adaptations and change...
BIOL3880 Herpetology This course covers the evolution, ecology, and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. Identification, taxonomy, and natural history of Southeastern species are included. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 3880 and FRSC 3880. Prerequisite...
BIOL4050 Soil Microbiology This course discusses the roles of soil and water microorganisms in the sustainability and productivity of various ecosystems with specific emphasis on plant microbial interactions, nutrient cycling, degradation of pesticides and other xenobiotics, g...
BIOL4100K Cell & Molecular Biology This course covers the novel concepts in molecular mechanisms essential to structures and functions of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. Topics include organization and maintenance of cellular structure, metabolism, regulatory pathway, transcriptiona...
BIOL4150K Neuroscience This course introduces students to neuroscience by examining the brain and its relationship to behavior. The topics covered range from neuroanatomy and nervous system development to cell structure, function and signaling, associated sensory systems a...
BIOL4200K Plant Physiology Cell and organismal physiology of plants, metabolic processes, water relations, mineral nutrition, morphogenesis. Also, the effects of age, light, natural rhythms, temperature, and other environmental factors on plant growth. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20...
BIOL4250K Animal Physiology The function of major systems in animals, including evolutionary changes and adaptation to specific environments. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (BIOL 2080K or ASLH 2010) and BIOL 3100.
BIOL4260 Pathophysiology A study of disease as an abnormal biological process. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. Common diseases and disorders are covered and emphasis is given to cardiovascular, respira...
BIOL4300K Parasitology Development, identification, host-parasite relationships and medical importance of parasitic protozoa, helminths, and arthropods that infect humans, domestic animals, and wildlife. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (ASLH...
BIOL4305K Instrumental Analysis This course covers the design, operational principles, and practical applications of modern instrumental methods used in chemical analysis. Methods discussed include separation identification and quantification of the chemical components of natural a...
BIOL4350 Population Genetics This course focuses on the evolutionary processes affecting the distribution of genetic variation in a population of organisms. Topics covered include Hardy-Weinberg, gene flow, genetic drift, recombination and linkage disequilibrium, natural selecti...
BIOL4400K Immunology This course covers the fundamental principles of the immune systems that deal with both innate and adaptive responses in vertebrates. Emphasis on the study of the structures and functions of the immune systems in relationship to the roles of antigen-...
BIOL4510 Vertebrate Natural History The life histories of vertebrate species are covered, with primary emphasis on the identification, ecology, behavior, taxonomy, and systematic of southeastern wildlife species. Credit toward graduation not allowed for BIOL 4510 and FRSC 4510. Prerequ...
BIOL4550K Tropical Ecology & Natural His This course explores various tropical environments and introduce the natural history of organisms common to those environments. Ecosystems, biodiversity, and environmental issues are introduced through lectures, field experiences, and discovery-orien...
BIOL4600 Biological Research Methods Topics include critical analysis of research design and implementation; and writing research proposals. Students select the Senior Thesis or Original Research option and write a proposal that serves as the basis for the formal presentation in the req...
BIOL4601 Biological Research Students work with an instructor conducting scientific research and participate in a new or ongoing research project. Work performed during an REU (paid internship), unpaid internship or at a facility other than ABAC may be used to satisfy the criter...
BIOL4602 Research Method Health Science An introduction to the principles of research methodology in the health sciences. This course examines the context of research in the health sciences and provides students with basic research skills. Spring. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in t...
BIOL4790A Biology Internship This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and apply problem solving skills, communication skills,...
BIOL4890 Special Topics in Biology This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that lies beyond the prescribed curriculum appropriate to students' interests or employment oppor...
BIOL4891 Special Topics in Biology This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that lies beyond the prescribed curriculum appropriate to students' interests or employment oppor...
BIOL4892 Speical Topics In Biology This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that lies beyond the prescribed curriculum appropriate to students' interests or employment oppor...
BIOL4900 Senior Project Students prepare a formal presentation that satisfies the criteria for the Senior Thesis or Original Research option selected in BIOL 4600. Students are provided with evaluation criteria in advance and all presentations are evaluated by a faculty pan...
CHEM1211 Principles of Chemistry I A general course in chemistry including dimensional analysis, atomic and molecular structures, chemical and physical properties, gas laws, and solutions. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211H and CHEM 1211K. Prerequisite(s...
CHEM1211H Principles Chem I (Honors) A general course in chemistry including dimensional analysis, atomic and molecular structures, chemical and physical properties, gas laws, and solutions. Lab exercises are designed to complement the course material. Credit toward graduation not allow...
CHEM1211K Principles of Chemistry I The first course in a two-semester sequence covering the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry designed for science majors. Topics to be covered include composition of matter, stoichiometry, periodic relations, and nomenclature. Note:...
CHEM1211L Principles of Chemistry I Lab Corequisite(s): CHEM 1211. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 1211L and CHEM 1211H and CHEM 1211K.
CHEM1212 Principles of Chemistry II This course includes thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, and selected descriptive chemistry. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212H and CHEM 1212K. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following course: MATH 1111...
CHEM1212H Principles Chem II (Honors) This course covers thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, and selected descriptive chemistry. Lab exercises are designed to complement the course material. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212H and CHEM 1212K. Prerequisite...
CHEM1212K Principles of Chemistry II This course covers the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry designed for science majors. Topics to be covered include intermolecular forces, properties of solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, chemical thermodynamics, an...
CHEM1212L Principles of Chemistry II Lab Corequisite(s): CHEM 1212. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 1212L and CHEM 1212H and CHEM 1212K.
CHEM2040 Fund Organic Chemistry I This course covers basic topics of structure and function, organic reaction fundamentals, and stereoisomerism. Aliphatic and cyclic compounds, including alkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, alcohol, ethers, and alkynes are studied. Emphasis is placed upo...
CHEM2040L Fund Organic Chemistry I-Lab Corequisite(s): CHEM 2040.
CHEM2041 Fund Organic Chemistry II Topics include aromatic compounds, ketones and aldehydes, carboxylic acids, amines, and amides. The structure, function, and reactivity of these compounds are investigated. IR, MS, and NMR spectroscopies are utilized as an aid in determining the stru...
CHEM2041L Fund Organic Chemistry II-Lab Corequisite(s): CHEM 2041.
CHEM2800 Quantitative Analytical Chem This course introduces students to statistics; the use of spreadsheets; principles of gravimetric and volumetric analysis; concepts of chemical equilibria as applied to acid-base precipitation and complex ion reactions; electrochemistry and potentiom...
CHEM2800L Quantitative Analytical Chem L This course provides hands-on opportunities for students that coincide with the material/experiments covered in lecture. Laboratory experiments include gravimetric analysis; precipitation, complexiometric, and reduction-oxidation titrations; potentio...
CHEM3100 Intro Biochem & Molecular Biol A survey of the basic principles of biochemistry that emphasizes a broad understanding of chemical events in living systems in terms of metabolism and structure-function relationships of biologically important molecules. The descriptive chemistry of...
CHEM3101 Biochemistry II This course focuses on metabolism and the transfer of information from Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to Ribonucleic acid (RNA) to protein. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 3101 and BIOL 3101. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the fo...
CHEM3101L Biochemistry II Lab Provides students hands-on experience with common biochemistry bench top techniques and procedures including spectroscopy, chromatography, enzyme purification and kinetics, SDS-PAGE, and PCR. Credit toward graduation not allowed for CHEM 3101L and BI...
CHEM3102 Advanced Biochem (Biochem III) This course focuses on biosynthesis of molecules that play major roles in various pathways; the structure, function, and regulation of genes and chromosomes; as well as more in-depth analysis of various cycles in the body. Exploration of newly publis...
CHEM4305K Instrumental Analysis This course covers the design, operational principles, and practical applications of modern instrumental methods used in chemical analysis. Methods discussed include separation, identification, and quantification of the chemical components of natural...
CSCI1100 Introduction to Computing This course provides an introduction of concepts, skills, and capabilities associated with current computer technologies. Fundamentals of computer systems, human-computer interfaces, networking, multi-media, spreadsheet, database, ecommerce, social i...
CSCI1301 Computer Science I This course includes an overview of computers and programming; problem-solving and algorithm development; simple data types; arithmetic and logical operators; selection structures; repetition structures; text files; arrays (one- and two-dimensional);...
CSCI1302 Computer Science II This course includes an overview of abstract data types (ADTs); arrays (multi-dimensional) and records; sets and strings; binary files; searching and sorting; introductory algorithm analysis (including Big-O); recursion; pointers and linked lists; so...
ENVS2202 Environmental Science Environmental Science, the study of interactions between humans and the environment, is an interdisciplinary science course that integrates principles from biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, and non-science disciplines. Issues of local, regional,...
ETEC1101 Electronic Tech in the Edu Env This course is an introduction to using personal computers to communicate with individuals and groups and to locate, analyze, organize, and present information. Emphasis is on exploring the role of technology in present, and future learning experienc...
GEOL1121K Introduction Geosciences I/Lab This course covers Earth materials and processes. Geology 1121K is a 4 semester-credit-hour course, equivalent to an on-campus geology lecture course combined with a geology laboratory course. The course is delivered via GoView to your computer. A fe...
ISCI2001 Life & Earth Science-Elem Ed The learning outcome and topics of this course are intended to focus on central themes in life and earth science. Themes include characteristics of life, cells, heredity, biodiversity, interdependence of life, energy flow, earth systems, lithosphere,...
ISCI2002 Physical Science-Elem Ed The learning outcomes and topics of this course are intended to focus on central themes in physical science. Themes include matter, energy, forces, electromagnetic/gravitational fields and astronomy. Prerequisite(s):MATH 1001 or MATH 1111, with a min...
PHSC1011 Physical Science I A survey course covering physics concepts at an algebra level. Topics covered include Newton's Laws, conservation of momentum and energy, wave motion, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1001 or MATH 1111, with a minimum...
PHSC1011L Physical Science I Lab Corequisite(s): PHSC 1011.
PHSC1012 Physical Science II A survey course of introductory chemical principles covering measurement, atomic theory, chemical equations, general types of chemical reactions, and equilibrium. This course places emphasis on how chemistry impacts everyday life.Prerequisite(s): Com...
PHSC1012L Physical Science II Lab Corequisite(s): PHSC 1012.
PHYS1111 Introductory Physics I An introductory course which includes material from mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. Elementary algebra and trigonometry are used. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHYS 1111 and PHYS 2211. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1112 or MATH 1113, with a...
PHYS1111L Introductory Physics I Lab Corequisite(s): PHSC 1111. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHSY 1111L and PHYS 2211L and PHYS 2211K.
PHYS1112 Introductory Physics II An introductory course which includes material from electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. Elementary algebra and trigonometry are used. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHYS 1112 and PHYS 2212. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111...
PHYS1112L Introductory Physics II Lab Corequisite(s): PHYS 1112. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHSY 1112L and PHYS 2212L and PHYS 2212K.
PHYS1211K Principles of Physics I Principles of Physics I and Laboratory is a 4 semester credit hour introductory course which will include material from mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. Elementary differential calculus will be used. This course has a laboratory component that re...
PHYS2211 Principles of Physics I An introductory course which includes material from mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. Elementary differential calculus is used. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHYS 2211 and PHYS 1111 and PHYS 2211K. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1501 or MATH 20...
PHYS2211K Principles of Physics I & Lab This introductory course includes material from mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. Elementary differential calculus is used. NOTE: Students taking PHYS 2211K to satisfy degree requirements for a two lab science course sequence (PHYS 2211K ' PHYS 22...
PHYS2211L Principles of Physics I Lab Corequisite(s): PHYS 2211.
PHYS2212 Principles of Physics II An introductory course which includes material from electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. Elementary differential and integral calculus are used. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHYS 2212 and PHYS 1112. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2211 and...
PHYS2212K Principles of Physics II & Lab An introductory course that includes material from electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. Elementary differential and integral calculus will be used. Prerequisite(s): eCore Introduction Quiz, (PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2211L) or PHYS 2211K, with a mi...
PHYS2212L Principles of Physics II Lab Corequisite(s): PHYS 2212. Credit toward graduation not allowed for PHSY 2212L and PHYS 1112L and PHYS 2212K.
SCIE1000 Address Environmental Issues This seminar addresses current controversial environmental issues concentrating on the problems and solutions associated with these issues. The basis for course discussions is the background and controversy surrounding these issues and ethics involve...
SCIE1003 Medical Terminology Designed to teach the meaning of 300 Latin and Greek roots, suffixes, and prefixes. With the knowledge of these 300 elements, students are able to interpret and understand more than 10,000 complex medical terms.
SCIE1005 Environmental Science A study of ecological concepts that form the basis for understanding environmental issues: ecology, populations, diversity, resources, pollution and global climate changes. Interrelationships of physical, chemical and biological components of the env...
SCIE1005L Environmental Science Lab Experiences include environmental science activities in the laboratory as well as field trips to local areas of environmental interest. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or exemption from Learning Support requirements in English and Mathematics. Corequi...
SCIE1006 Marine Science This course includes a general overview of the fundamentals of marine science including marine geology, physics, chemistry, and biology. This course addresses geological, chemical, and physical features of the marine environment, marine organisms and...
SCIE1007 Introductory Geology This course introduces topics which include physical geological features and processes that shape the Earth. Topics include rocks and minerals, resources and processes such as plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, streams, flooding and coastal ero...