Course Descriptions

CH 101 PHYSICAL SCIENCE   2.0 Credit(s)
This course introduces the culture, language, values, methods, and outcomes of chemistry and physics. Important concepts are presented on a framework of contemporary issues and technology such as the energy, consumer products, medicinal drugs, nutrition, and biotechnology and will address the ethical and moral issues associated with these. The structure of the course is inquiry based and utilizes cooperative learning as well as integrating pedagogical content knowledge and math with chemistry content.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 102 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB   1.0 Credit(s)
This course provides hands-on, inquiry-based experiments to supplement the lecture section of the physical world. Prerequisite: TAKE CH-101
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 103 SCI. DISCOVERY & HUMAN COMMUNITY   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

CH 105 CHEMISTRY IMAGINED   3.0 Credit(s)
Chemistry, a grail of science and art, encompasses various branches of past and present human creativity. This course explores the expression of beauty and future endeavors and imagination.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 107 CHRISTIANITY AND SCIENCE   3.0 Credit(s)
The course will introduce students to the ongoing dialogue between science and Christianity. Students will be required to critically engage scientific and theological arguments having to do with the origin and nature of the universe, life, man and Jesus Christ.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 117 GENERAL,ORGANIC & BIOCHEM: AN OVERVIEW   3.0 Credit(s)
Designated for Nursing students, this course previews the principles of general chemistry, followed by a survey of organic chemistry. An overview of biochemistry and biomolecules and a study of metabolism and its regulation are presented. Two 75-minute class periods per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-119
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 119 General, Organic & Biochemistry Lab   1.0 Credit(s)
Designated for Nursing students, this course consists of eleven to twelve lab periods. Three to four dry labs are embedded within the course as a guided inquiry-based approach to the curriculum and computer problem-solving and molecular modeling using HyperChem. Experiments as well as dry labs are related to the subject matter covered in CH 117. One three-hour lab period per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-117
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

CH 120 DRUGS & THEIR IMPLICATIONS ON SOCIETY   3.0 Credit(s)
Different classes of drugs, both legitimate and illicit, and their metabolism in the human body are studied. Basic organic chemistry is introduced. Designed for non-science majors.
Offered: All Semesters All Years

CH 130 CHEMISTRY OF NUTRITION   3.0 Credit(s)
Designed for non-science majors, this course explores the fundamentals of nutrition, elaborating on the essential chemistry needed for a basic understanding of the subject matter. The course examines how carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants are chemically related to nutrition. The course focuses also on nutrition throughout the various life stages and how this relates to one's environment.
Offered: All Semesters All Years

CH 140 CHEM SOCIETY & THE ENVIRONMENTýCHEM, SOCIETY & THE ENVIRONMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the workings of chemistry as an experimental science in the context of the need for science literacy and how it can affect the everyday world and the environment. Two 75-minute lectures per week.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

CH 151 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores modern theories of atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding and periodic relations, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, states of matter, and solutions. Three 50-minute lectures and one 50-minute discussion per week. A prerequisite to BI 230 and CH 152. Prerequisite: Take CH-153
Offered: Fall & Summer Semesters All Years

CH 152 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores chemical thermodynamics; chemical kinetics; chemical, ionic, and acid-base equilibria; electrochemistry; chemistry of the representative elements and transition elements; and nuclear reactions. Three 50-minute lectures and one 50-minute discussion per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-151 and CH-153
Offered: Spring & Summer Semesters All Years

CH 153 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB   1.0 Credit(s)
Illustrates basic concepts presented in CH 151. Experiments include qualitative analysis of cations and anions, chromatography, synthesis, and FT-IR. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-151
Offered: Fall & Summer Semesters All Years

CH 154 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LAB   1.0 Credit(s)
Illustrates basic concepts presented in CH 152. Experiments include quantitative analysis, equilibria, thermochemistry, spectrophotometry, and GC-MS. One three-hour laboratory per week. A prerequisite to CH 254 and 331. Prerequisite: Take CH 151 and CH-153
Offered: Spring & Summer Semesters All Years

CH 331 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores thermodynamics, statistical thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, changes of state, solutions, and kinetics. Two 75-minute lectures per week. A prerequisite to CH 332, 351, and 355. Prerequisite: Take CH-152 CH-154 PY-152 MA-151
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

CH 341 BIOCHEMISTRY I   3.0 Credit(s)
Covers chemical and physiological properties of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, enzymes, and nucleic acids. Explores metabolic pathways and enzymology. Two 75-minute lectures per week. A prerequisite to CH 342. Prerequisite: Take CH-222 and CH-224
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

CH 342 BIOCHEMISTRY II   3.0 Credit(s)
Continues the study of metabolic pathways. Two 75-minute lectures per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-341
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

CH 343 BIOCHEMISTRY I LAB   1.0 Credit(s)
Investigates chemical and physical properties of biologically important compounds using chromatography, electrophoresis, enzyme assays, and various techniques for isolation and identification of biochemicals and enzymes. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-222 and CH-224
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

CH 344 BIOCHEMISTRY LAB II   1.0 Credit(s)
Examines isolation and purification of lipids, proteins, enzymes, and nucleic acids from biological materials employing electrophoresis, chromatography, spectrophotometry, and fluorometry. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Take CH-343
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

CH 345 BIOINFORMATICS   3.0 Credit(s)
This is a hands on course which provides an introduction to the theory and application of bioinformatics algorithms to solve biological research problems.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

CH 347 COMPUTATIONAL CHEM & MOLECULAR MODELING   3.0 Credit(s)
This is an advanced course which will cover classical theory and its application to molecular modeling and simulation.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

CH 595L ADV. INTEGRATED EXP. LAB   1.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

CH 600 THESIS RESEARCH   0.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

EX 100 INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE   3.0 Credit(s)
Aspects of a healthy lifestyle including epidemiology, basic cardiovascular and musculoskeletal fitness principles, energy systems, and an introduction to exercise prescription are presented in addition to strategies to promote wellness. This course is intended for students pursuing a degree in exercise science.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

HS 411 MRI IMAGING   10.0 Credit(s)
The MRI Imaging option will prepare students to operate and utilize MRI scanners to produce images of patients' internal structures.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

HS 415 DMS PHYSICS & INSTRUMENTATION   4.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the theories and principles of ultrasound physics.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

HS 417 DMS VASCULAR & SMALL PARTS   5.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to instruct the student in the normal anatomy and physiology of the breast,scrotum and testicles, and the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

HS 418 DMS OB-GYN   5.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to instruct the student in the normal anatomy and physiology of the structures of the female pelvis.

HS 425 MANAGING AMBULATORY CARESETTINGS   3.0 Credit(s)
This course will overview the variety of ambulatory settings in which healthcare services are delivered, and provide students with basic knowledge and skills needed to manage care delivery in those settings. The content domains to be addressed will include: business operations, financial management, human resource management, information management and risk management. Practical examples will be used to illustrate the application of management methods to specific issues encountered in a variety of ambulatory care settings.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department