ENG101. English Composition I. 3 hours.
An introduction to college writing. Students draft and revise essays written in a variety of rhetorical modes. Prerequisite: Required proficiency score on the English portion of the ACT or ACCUPLACER or ENG030 Basic English with a minimum grade of "C."
HIS221. American History I. 3 hours.
A survey of United States history from pre-Columbian times to 1877. This course is a survey of the major events including colonization, American Revolution, national expansion, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.
BIO110. Principles of Biology. 3 hours.
A study of biology for non-majors. Emphasis will be on basic biological concepts that will enable students to appreciate the living world and their relationship to it. Topics will include, but are not limited to, scientific method, the cell and genetic basis of life, mitosis and meiosis reproduction, biodiversity, and ecology. This course meets for three hours each week. A laboratory component will be included in this course. This course will not count as a credit toward a biology major or minor.
SPRING 2014 COURSES
PSY 210. General Psychology. 3 hours.
An introduction to the science of psychology. This course prepares students for further study in the science of human behavior and mental processes.
ENG 102. English Composition II. 3 hours.
An introduction to research and argumentative writing. Students write research papers, critical essays, and argumentative essays using MLA style. Prerequisite: ENG 101 English Composition I or the equivalent.
MUS 110. Music Appreciation. 3 hours.
A study of the principles and techniques which underlie artistic creation in music, such as form, theme, rhythm, mood, tone, and harmony, and their relation to principles in other art media. A brief survey of the history of music is made in which the various periods in music with their characteristics and stylistic differences are emphasized.
HIS 222. American History II. 3 hours. F., Sp.
A continuation of HIS 221. This course is a survey of major developments including expansion, industrialization, reform, foreign policy, politics, and cultural changes.
MAT 101. College Algebra. 3 hours. F., Sp.
A study of functions and graphs, polynomial functions, rational and root functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This course may also include systems of equations and inequalities, sequences, series, and probability. Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and required proficiency score of 21 on the math portion of the ACT or proficiency score on the ACCUPLACER or MAT 020 Prealgebra with a minimum grade of “C.”