Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 – What’s New

All newly approved undergraduate curriculum items for the academic year 2019-2020 are listed below. The curriculum items were approved during the current curriculum cycle (March 2, 2018 – March 1, 2019)

NOTE: Curriculum items approved after March 1, 2019, will be published in the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog.

Last Updated: June 26, 2019

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New Programs


Bachelor Degree

  • Dance, B.A.

New Online Programs


Bachelor Degrees

  • Marketing, B.B.A.
  • Business Analytics, B.B.A.

Certificates

  • Business Analytics Certificate of Proficiency

Revised Programs


Bachelor Degrees

  • Biology, B.S.
  • Business Analytics, B.B.A.
  • Business Information Systems, B.B.A.
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders, B.S.
  • Construction Management, B.S.
  • Dance, B.F.A.
  • E-Commerce, B.S.
  • Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, B.S.
  • Elementary Education, B.S.E.
  • English, B.A.
  • English, Creative Writing, B.A.
  • English, Secondary Education, B.A.
  • Environmental Engineering, B.S.
  • Finance: Real Estate, B.B.A.
  • Geology, B.S.
  • Geology, Environmental Geology Concentration, B.S.
  • International Studies, B.A.
  • Mathematics (Secondary Education), B.A.
  • Mathematics (Secondary Education), B.S.
  • Mechanical Systems Engineering, B.S.
  • Mechanical Systems Engineering, B.S.

Associate Degrees

  • Computer Programming, A.S.
  • Nursing, A.A.S.

Certificates

  • Business Analytics Certificate of Proficiency

Minors

  • English Minor or Secondary Concentration
  • Gender Studies Minor
  • Human Services Minor
  • Linguistics Minor
  • Mathematics Minor

Early Entry Bachelor to Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s Degree to Applied Statistics, Graduate Certificate

Early Entry Bachelor to Master Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree to Applied Communication, M.A.

Early Entry Programs (Catalog Updates Only)

The following programs have not been changed or revised. They have been added to the programs section of the catalog in order to make it easier for students to access the information about Early Entry programs. These programs should be reviewed for accuracy and adherence to Faculty Senate legislation:

  • Construction Management, B.S. to M.S.
  • Information Science, B.S. to M.S.
  • Information Science, B.S. to Information Quality, M.S.
  • Mathematics, B.A. to M.S.
  • Mathematics, B.S. to M.S.
  • Bachelor’s Degree to Public Administration, M.P.A.

Administrative Changes


New Administrative Unit

  • Office of Institutional Research and Analytics

Organizational Unit Name Change

  • Justice Research and Policy Center

Courses


New Courses

Log Number Course Title
19-1026 ACOM 2314 Communication Skill Center Undergraduate Internship New Course
19-1027 ACOM 4320 5320 Transformations in Health Communication Dual-listed New Course
18-6000 ANTH 4301 5301 Anthropology of Death Dual-listed New Course
18-1083 AUSP 4310 Neural Processing in Speech and Language New Course
18-1038 BINS 4314 5314 Advanced Programming Dual-listed New Course
19-1035 BIOL 1402 Biological Concepts I New Course
19-1024 CNMG 4345 Construction Management Capstone New Course
18-6063 EDFN 4315 Applied Statistics for Practitioners New Course
18-1039 ENGL 4313 5313 Arthurian Literature Dual-listed New Course
19-1020 ERSC 4090 Graduation Preparation New Course
18-6019 FINC 4373 5373 Real Estate Development and Management Dual-listed New Course
18-6021 FINC 4378 Real Estate Law New Course
18-1052 HIST 4346 5346 Violence in Medieval Europe Dual-listed New Course
18-1053 HIST 4347 5347 Age of Charlemagne Dual-listed New Course
18-1054 HIST 4349 5349 Justice in Pre-Modern World Dual-listed New Course
18-1047 IFSC 4365 Web Server Applications New Course
18-1106 LSTE 3205 Intro to Instructional Tech New Course
18-1049 PSYC 3435 Statistics and Methods I New Course Same Description as old PSYC 3335
19-1002 SPED 4320 5320 Behavior Management Dual-listed New Course
19-1003 SPED 4323 5323 Language Development and Disorders Dual-listed New Course
19-1004 SPED 4344 5344 Disability Law Dual-listed New Course
18-6056 SYEN 3374 Fluid Mechanics I New Course

Revised Courses

Log Number       Course Title    
18-1114 ARHA 4308 5308 Art Since 1945 Dual-listed Multiple Changes Description Change; Title Change
18-6030 ARST 3370 Introduction to Photography Description Change
18-6033 ARST 4370 Photographic Lighting Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change with “grade of “C” or better.”
18-6031 ARST 4371 Alternative Photo Methods Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change with “grade of “C” or better.”
18-6034 ARST 4372 Digital Color Photography Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change with “grade of “C” or better.”
18-6032 ARST 4374 View Camera Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change
18-1082 AUSP 3364 Speech and Hearing Sciences Multiple Changes Description Change; Title Change
18-6084 BIOL 1111 Intro to Human A & P I Lab Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6085 BIOL 1112 Intro to Human A & P II Lab Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6086 BIOL 1411 Intro to Human A & P I Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6087 BIOL 1412 Intro to Human A & P II Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6088 BIOL 1433 Essentials of A & P Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6089 BIOL 2402 Botany Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Decrease 4 to 3 hours; Lecture Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6090 BIOL 2403 Zoology Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6091 BIOL 3100 Genetics Laboratory Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6092 BIOL 3103 Principles of Ecology Lab Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6093 BIOL 3400 Developmental Biology Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6094 BIOL 4411 5411 Ornithology Dual-listed Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Increase 2 to 3 hours
18-6095 BIOL 4419 5419 Plant Physiology Dual-listed Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Decrease 4 to 3 hours; Lecture Hours Increase 2 to 3
18-6110 CPSC 4382 5382 Compiler Construction and Theo Dual-listed Prerequisite Change Prerequisite Change from CPSC 3371 to CPSC 3383
18-6002 ELEM 2200 Field Exp. I Title Change
18-6003 ELEM 3200 Field Exp. II Title Change
18-6004 ELEM 4200 Field Exp. III Title Change
18-6005 ELEM 4304 Internship Seminar I Title Change
18-6107 ELEM 4306 Internship Seminar II Description Change
18-6006 ELEM 4306 Internship Seminar II Title Change
18-6007 ELEM 4600 Internship I Title Change
18-6008 ELEM 4900 Internship II Description Change; Title Change
18-6119 ETME 3311 Mechanical Instrumentation Prerequisite Change
18-6023 FINC 3340 Financial Markets Concurrent Deletion
18-6022 FINC 4362 Derivatives Prerequisite Change Prerequisite Addition
18-1066 HHPS 2303 Theory and Practice of Health Education Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Deletion
18-1067 HHPS 3302 Exercise Physiology Prerequisite Deletion
18-1068 HHPS 3372 Advanced First Aid Description Change
18-1069 HHPS 3402 Structural Kinesiology Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Deletion
18-1043 HHPS 4378 5378 Organization and Administration of Health Education Programs Dual-listed Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Deletion
18-1071 HHPS 4379 Methods & Technique of Teaching Health Education Prerequisite Deletion
18-1072 HHPS 4384 Motor Development Prerequisite Deletion
18-1046 IFSC 1202 Intro to Object-Oriented Tech Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Deletion
18-1045 IFSC 1310 Web Technologies Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Deletion; Title Change
18-1044 IFSC 3300 Web Client Applications Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change; Title Change
18-6057 IFSC 4325 5325 Data Mining Concepts and Tech Dual-listed Description Change
18-6054 INTS 2303 Introduction to Globalization Multiple Changes Description Change; Title Change
19-1019 MATH 1451 Calculus I Prerequisite Change Prerequisite Addition
18-1085 NURS 2410 OB/Reproductive Hlth Nursing Description Change
18-1042 PHYS 3350 Electronics Multiple Changes Description Change; Laboratory Hours Decrease 9 to 4 hours; Lecture Hours Increase to 1
19-1032 PSYC 3335 Statistics and Methods in Nursing Multiple Changes – Reinstate Description Change; Prerequisite Change; Title Change
18-1050 PSYC 4392 Capstone Multiple Changes Credit Hours Increase 1 to 3; Description Change; Course Code Change; Title Change
19-1001 READ 3322 Foundations of Reading Title Change
19-1017 SPAN 3116 Advanced Spanish Conversation Description Change
19-1011 SPAN 3301 Contextualized Spanish Grammar Description Change
19-1012 SPAN 3313 Conversation and Presentation Description Change
19-1013 SPAN 3314 Spanish for Writing Description Change
19-1018 SPAN 3315 Advanced Spanish Conversation Description Change
19-1014 SPAN 3315 Translation Studies Description Change
19-1015 SPAN 3316 Spanish Phonetics Description Change
19-1016 SPAN 3317 Advanced Spanish Conversation Description Change
18-1080 SYEN 1207 Introduction to Mechanical Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Addition
18-6122 SYEN 3371 Dynamics I Title Change
18-6055 SYEN 4374 Fluid Mechanics II Multiple Changes Description Change; Prerequisite Change; Title Change
18-6123 SYEN 4376 Mechanics of Materials II Multiple Changes Description Change; Title Change

Suspended Courses

Log Number Course Title  
18-6035 ARST 3371 Intermediate Photography Suspension
18-1081 AUSP 3362 Hearing Sciences Suspension
18-6036 BIOL 1413 Human Biology Suspension
18-6037 BIOL 2301 Environment and Man Suspension
18-6040 BIOL 2400 Human Microbiology Suspension
18-6041 BIOL 3407 Plant Morphology Suspension
18-6042 BIOL 3411 Dendrology Suspension
18-6043 BIOL 4201 5201 AIDS Dual-listed Suspension
18-6038 BIOL 4308 Wildlife Management Suspension
18-6044 BIOL 4410 5410 Fisheries Dual-listed Suspension
18-6039 BIOL 4414 Biol Methods & Instrumentation Suspension
18-6045 BIOL 4416 5416 Microscopy Dual-listed Suspension
18-6046 BIOL 4423 5423 Plant Anatomy Dual-listed Suspension
18-6047 BIOL 4424 5424 Entomology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6048 BIOL 4428 5428 Techniques in Molecular Biology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6097 BIOL 1305 Science Skills Suspension
18-6116 BIOL 4201 5201 AIDS Dual-listed Suspension
18-6098 BIOL 4402 5402 Limnology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6099 BIOL 4405 5405 Ichthyology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6100 BIOL 4406 5406 Pathogenic Microbiology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6101 BIOL 4407 5407 Herpetology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6117 BIOL 4410 5410 Fisheries Dual-listed Suspension
18-6102 BIOL 4421 5421 Intro to Geogr. Infor. Systems Dual-listed Suspension
18-6103 BIOL 4425 5425 Forensic DNA Dual-listed Suspension
18-6118 BIOL 4428 5428 Techniques in Molecular Biology Dual-listed Suspension
18-6074 GNST 3315 Gender Communication Suspension
18-6075 GNST 3318 Sexuality, Society & Culture Suspension
18-6076 GNST 3333 Women in a Changing Society Suspension
18-6077 GNST 3340 Women in Literature Suspension
18-6078 GNST 3346 Sociology of the Family Suspension
18-6079 GNST 3350 Family Violence Suspension
18-6080 GNST 3366 Psychology of Women Suspension
18-6081 GNST 3388 Kinship and Descent Suspension
18-6082 GNST 4371 World Women in History Suspension
18-6083 GNST 4372 Women in American History Suspension
18-6020 MKTG 4378 Real Estate Law Suspension

Corrections/Adjustments

Log Number Course Title
NA BINS 4352 Big Data Analytics Tools Correction – Title Change
17-1142 CNMG 3371 Engineering Thermodynamics Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion
17-1142 CNMG 3378 Heat Transfer Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion
17-1142 CNMG 4379 Heat Transfer Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion
15-6150 GERO 2300 Introduction to Aging and Older Adults Correction – Title Change
17-6122 SYEN 3372 Engineering Materials Correction – Description Change
17-1142 SYEN 3378 Engineering Dynamics Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion
17-1072 SYEN 4374 Fluid Mechanics Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion
17-1142 SYEN 4379 Engineering Thermodynamics Correction – Cross-Listing Deletion

General Education (CORE Curriculum)

Courses Removed from CORE

Log Number Course Title
18-6061 MATH 1303 Trigonometry Removal from Core
18-6060 MATH 1342 Applied Calculus I Removal from Core
18-6058 MATH 1451 Calculus I Removal from Core
18-6059 MATH 2350 Introduction to Statistical Methods Removal from Core
19-1025 POLS 2301 Introduction to Political Science Removal from Core