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2019 - 2020 Catalog Changes Preview


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Course Change

Subject & Course Number

Title

Credits

Change Type(s)

Change

ANTH 369 Field Training in Archaeology 6 credits Change in credits from variable to 6 credits.
ANTH 492 Senior Research Exploration 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: One CO2 course AND ANTH 395  AND (ANTH 320  OR ANTH 325 OR  ANTH 359  OR ANTH 369  OR ANTH 378  OR ANTH 389 ) [Details: CO2 course list: COMP 250 , COMP 252 , COMP 253 , ENGL 268 , SOC 210 ]

ART 210 Digital Media 3 prerequisites, program restriction

No prerequisites

New Program Restriction:  Must be a declared major or minor in the Art & Design Department or declared certificate in Digital Marketing or declared major in Marketing.

ART 351 Ceramics 3 prerequisites New prerequisites: Foundation Portfolio Review
ART 380 Interactive Design I 3 prerequisites, level restriction, program restriction

No prerequisites

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

New Program Restriction:  Must be a declared major or minor in the Art & Design Department or declared certificate in Digital Marketing or declared major in Computer Information Systems.

BA 254 Business Statistics: Applications 3 prerequisites New Prerequisites: (MATH 132 OR MATH 121 or Placement in CALC 221) and (BA 223 or concurrent enrollment in BA 223)
BA 303 Principles of International Business 3 title New Title: Principles of International Business
BIO 304 Field Zoology 5 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 323

Animal Form and Function

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 325 Plant Form and Function 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 326 Advanced Human Physiology 4 prerequisite

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 376

Field Ecology

5 prerequisite

New Prerequisites: (BIO 208  (minimum grade of C-) OR PH 333 ) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND (BIO 260  (minimum grade of C-) OR CHEM 365 )

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change

BIO 377

Ecological Methods

4 course description, prerequisites

New Course Description: This course introduces students to a common suite of ecological field methods and data management and analysis, and gives them the opportunity to practice the process of science by carrying out independent/small group ecological research projects.

New Prerequisites: (BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) OR PH 333 ) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND (BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-) OR CHEM 365)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change

BIO 381 Cellular and Molecular Biology 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 425

Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology

3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 427

Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology with Lab

 

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 435 Advanced Topics in Ecology 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change

BIO 437 Advanced Topics in Ecology with Lab 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 445 Advanced Topics in Organismal Biology 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 447

Advanced Topics in Organismal Biology with Lab

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

 

CE 122 C+++ Programming I 1 prerequisites, course description

New Course Descriptionn: This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language. Topics include variable types, operators, control flow, functions, program structure, input and output, arrays, classes, and object-oriented programming.

 

New Prerequisites: MATH 121 (minimum grade of C-) OR higher math course (minimum grade of C-) OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221 [Details: Higher math course list: MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 223, MATH 327]

CE 341 Fundamentals of Logic 3 course description, prerequisites

New Course Description: This course introduces the logic and building blocks of digital systems. Topics include combinational logic (logic gates, minimization techniques, and arithmetic circuits), modern logic devices (field programmable logic gates, sequential circuits, flip-flops, and synthesis of sequential circuits), and case studies, including counters, registers, and random-access memories. Different representations include, truth table, logic gate, timing diagram, and state diagrams.


New prerequisite: ENGR 201 (minimum grade of C-)

CHEM 356 Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics 4 title New Title: Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics
CHEM 357 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics 4 title, prerequisites

New Title: Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics


New Prerequisites: CHEM 151 (minimum grade of C-) and MATH 221 (minimum grade of C-)

CHEM 460 Synthesis and Spectroscopy 3 prerequisites, course description

New Course Description: This is a laboratory course in advanced synthesis techniques, with emphasis on the synthesis of organic and organometallic compounds. Students employ advanced methods of purification and structure elucidation, and spectroscopic methods that emphasize FT-NMR techniques. Students also familiarize themselves with the primary literature on synthesis. Students design research projects, allowing them to engage in a directed exploration of synthesis techniques and the identification of reaction products.

Prerequisites: CHEM 250 (minimum grade of C-)

CIS 302

Network Infrastructure

3 new course This course covers the fundamentals of computer networking.Topics include how to install, configure, operate, and optimize wired and wireless networks, WAN or LAN protocols, and modern hardware infrastructure.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
CIS 304
Systems Analysis and Design
3 new course This course addresses the multi-phased process for developing information systems. Students learn modern methods, techniques, and tools used in requirements elicitation and the creation of design schemas. Effective systems analysis is a key component in the creation of a successful information system.  Students learn the processes of eliciting and documenting system requirement and the conversion of requirements into effective technical design schemas.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Every Fall, Every Spring
CIS 352 Systems Analysis and Design 3 new course This course addresses the multi-phased process for developing information systems. Students learn modern methods, techniques, and tools used in requirements elicitation and the creation of design schemas. Effective systems analysis is a key component in the creation of a successful information system.  Students learn the processes of eliciting and documenting system requirement and the conversion of requirements into effective technical design schemas.

Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Every Fall, Every Spring
CIS 402

Database Management

3 new course This course covers the design, development and implementation of modern database systems.Effective data management is a key component of computer-based information systems and students learn how to design, build and manage modern databases.

Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: CIS 304 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Check with department chair
ED 615 Student Teaching 3 gade Grade Mode: Satisfactory/ No Credit System
ED 603 Instructional Technology in Schools 3 remove corequisite removed ED 605 a corequisite
ENGL 251 KDUR Practicum Insert Cell Before3 title, course description

New Title: KDUR Practicum

New Course Description: This course offers directed experience in audio production and radio broadcasting in affiliation with KDUR, the college-community radio station. It is open to all students. In addition to class time, students must be available either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.

ENT 205 New Business Venturing 3 course description, prerequisites

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 205)

New Course Description: This course introduces students to starting and operating a business. At the macro level, it exposes students to business interactions with government, financial institutions, and society. At the micro level, it examines customer psychology, basic economics, and data analysis and interpretation. Students are required to conduct research and write a business plan. Other topics include franchising, home-based businesses, and e-commerce.

ENT 306 Business Creativity and Innovation 3 prefix, course description

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 306)

New Course Description: In this course, students develop skills in generating new and original ideas, increase their ability to convert ideas into action and success, and increase their knowledge and skill in creative problem solving as applied to business scenarios. The course is a hands-on experiential format where students learn by doing.

ENT 421 Advanced New Business Venturing 3 prefix, prerequisites, course description

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 421)

New Course Description: This course covers the specific areas of new business ventures and small business operations. Students build upon previously-taken courses to further develop their abilities to take their business idea to market. This course includes topics such as the business model canvas, competitive positioning, marketing model, operations model, financial model, and investment model.

New Prerequisites:  ENT 205

Students who have taken BA 205 will not be impacted by this change.

ENVS 319 Ecological Agriculture 3 prerequisite, class level restriction

New prerequisite: ENVS 100

No level restriction

Recommend for students at the junior or senior level

ES 353 Sport Nutrition & Weight Management 3 change in title New Title: Sport Nutrition & Weight Management
GEOG 480 Internship in GIS 1-3 course description This course emphasizes directed work experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a major component of the internship project. Students are required to maintain a work journal during the period of their internship, and to complete a final report, including maps, at the end of the internship project.
GS 250 Exploring Study Abroad 0 title, course description

New Title: Exploring Study Abroad

New Course Description: Required for students intending to participate in study abroad programs, international exchanges, or direct enrollment agreements with foreign institutions. Designed to help students investigate the destinations and programs available to them and understand transferability guidelines and how these programs fit within FLC curriculum. Covers general information on foreign academic systems, passports, visas, financial aid, and health and safety.

 

GSS 101 Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies 3 prefix, title

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Title: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies

GSS 280 Issues in Women’s Health 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 299 Individual Study 1-6

prefix, course description

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

 

GSS 300 Masculinites 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 302 Queer Theory 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 332 Women in the United States 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 332 or HIST 332

HIST 332 and GSS 332 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 350 Social Construction of Sexuality 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 350 or SOC 350

GSS 350 and SOC 350 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 355

 

Anthropology Gender 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 355 or ANTH 355

ANTH 355 and GSS 355 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

Course Description: Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in the Gender and Women’s Studies program. Topic and format must be approved by the GWS Coordinator and Dean. 

GSS 358 Native American Gender Issues 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 358 or ANTH 358

GSS 358 and ANTH 358 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 365 Feminist Philosophies 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 365 or PHIL 365

GSS 365 and PHIL 365 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 366 Gender and Representation 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 366 or ART 366

 GSS 366 and ART 366 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 368 Medieval Women 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 368 or HIST 368

HIST 368 and GSS 368 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 383 Gender and Society 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 383 or SOC 383

GSS 383 and SOC 383 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 496 Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Seminar 3 prefix, course description, title, prerequisites

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Title: Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Seminar

New Course Description: Advanced reading, writing, and seminar discussion that serves as an integrative, capstone experience for majors in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Emphasis will be placed on looking beyond the bachelor’s degree to incorporating the intellectual experiences of studying gender, sexuality, and women’s studies to practical life arenas.

New Prerequisites: GSS 101 AND one CO2 course [Details: CO2 course list: COMP 250, COMP 252, COMP 253, ENGL 268, SOC 210]

Students who have taken GWS 101 will not be impacted by this change.

GSS 499 Independent Study 1-6

prefix, course description

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Course Description: Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a GSS faculty member. Topic and format must be approved by the GSS Coordinator and Dean. 

MK 380 Social Media Marketing 3 change prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

MK 381 Introduction to Digital Marketing 3

change title,

change prerequisites

New Title: Introduction to Digital Marketing.

No prerequisites.

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

MK 486 Marketing Research &  Analytics 3 title, course description, prerequisites

New Prefix: Marketing Research Analytics

New Course Description: This course provides students with a knowledge base and skill set to be able to plan, conduct, interpret, and present findings for a marketing research project. A special emphasis will be placed on the utilization and analysis of secondary data from a variety of digital marketing platforms.

New Prerequisites: (BA 254 and MK 350) OR MK 381

PEAC 401 Conflict Management 3 title New Title: Conflict Management
PS 496 Senior Research Seminar 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: PS 396

Student on catalogs prior to 2016 may ask for electronic override

Program Changes

Program Changes
Pre-Health Certificate
  • Removed ANTH 375 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added ANTH 357 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added CHEM 250 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added CHEM 251 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 201 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 202 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 217 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 218 as a pre-health elective.

Course Deletions

Program
Spanish Major
Spanish Minor

Course Deletions

PS 120 State and Local Government
PS 372 African Politics and Development
SOC 361 Deviance
SOC 363 Youth and Crime
SOC 364 Criminology: Punishment & Domination
SOC 365 Criminology: Transformation & Healing
SOC 366 Special Topics: Criminology
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II
SPA 203 Intermediate Spanish Culture and Conversation
SPA 301 Introduction to the Hispanic World
SPA 302 Introduction to Literary Analysis
SPA 311 Spanish Composition and Communication for Heritage Learners
SPA 321 Spanish Peninsular Literature I
SPA 322 Spanish Peninsular Literature II
SPA 323 Spanish American Literature I
 SPA 324 Spanish American Literature II
SPA 325 Topics in Hispanic Literature’s
SPA 331 U.S. Latino Culture
SPA 341 Topics in Hispanic Cultures
SPA 350 Spanish for the Profession
SPA 351 Spanish Internship
SPA 496 Senior Seminar in Spanish

Graduate Courses