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2017-2018 USC Sumter Bulletin
Sumter Campus
   
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 USC Sumter Bulletin

Course Descriptions

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    FAMS 350 - Introduction to Comics Studies

    Credits: 3

    Scholarly study of the formal and aesthetic evolutions of graphic novels, comic books, and other related forms.

    Cross-listed Course: ENGL 350

  
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    FREN 109 - Beginning French I

    Credits: 3

    Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills.

    Note: Admission to FREN 109 restricted to those who have never studied French, who have not studied French in the previous five years, or who have a score of F-1 on the placement test.

    Carolina Core: GFL

  
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    FREN 110 - Beginning French II

    Credits: 3

    Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills.

    Prerequisites: FREN 109

    Note: Admission to 110 restricted to those who have completed FREN 109. Credit may be received only for one of the following: 109/110 or 121.

    Carolina Core: GFL

  
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    FREN 121 - Elementary French

    Credits: 4

    Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental communication skills.

    Note: Assumes prior experience in French. Admission to FREN 121 restricted to those who have a score of F-2 on the placement test. Credit may be received for only one of the following: FREN 109/100 or 121.

    Carolina Core: GFL

  
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    FREN 122 - Basic Proficiency in French

    Credits: 3

    Practice and further development of essential listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills.

    Prerequisites: FREN 110, 121 or placement score of F-3

    Note: Admission either by placement score of F-3 or by successful completion of FREN 110 or 121.

    Carolina Core: GFL

  
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    FREN 399 - Independent Study

    Credits: 3-6

    Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Research

  
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    GEOG 103 - Introduction to Geography

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the principles and methods of geographic inquiry. Not required for the geography major.

    Note: Carolina Core GSS

  
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    GEOG 121 - Globalization and World Regions

    Credits: 3

    Introduction to political, economic, social, and environmental processes of global integration and regional differentiation.

    Note: Carolina Core: GSS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    GEOG 201 - Landform Geography

    Credits: 4

    Hydrology, soil science, and interpretation of physical features formed by water, wind, and ice, with emphasis on environmental change.

    Note: Three hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week.

    Carolina Core SCI

  
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    GEOG 202 - Weather and Climate

    Credits: 4

    Processes that influence weather and climate patterns on the earth.

    Note: Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week.

    Carolina Core SCI

  
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    GEOG 224 - Geography of North America

    Credits: 3

    Physical and human geography of North America with emphasis on the United States.

    Note: Carolina Core GSS

  
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    HIST 101 - European Civilization from Ancient Times to the Mid-17th Century

    Credits: 3

    The rise and development of European civilization from its Mediterranean origins through the Renaissance and Reformation.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

  
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    HIST 102 - European Civilization from the Mid-17th Century

    Credits: 3

    European development and expansion from the mid-17th century to the present.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 104 - Introduction to the Civilization of the Islamic Middle East

    Credits: 3

    An analysis which treats the major cultural elements of traditional Islamic civilization and then concentrates upon the reactions of the Arabs, Turks, and Iranians to the problems of adjusting to the modern world.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 105 - Introduction to East Asian Civilization

    Credits: 3

    The evolution of social, political, and cultural patterns in East Asia, with emphasis on the development of philosophical, religious, and political institutions and their relationship to literary and artistic forms in China and Japan.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 106 - Introduction to African History

    Credits: 3

    An examination of several traditional sub-Saharan African societies and of their political and economic transformation in the modern, colonial, and post-independence periods.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 109 - Introduction to Latin American Civilization

    Credits: 3

    A discussion of the political, cultural, and economic forces which have conditioned the development of institutions and ideas in Spanish and Portuguese America.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 111 - United States History to 1865

    Credits: 3

    A general survey of the United States from the era of discovery to 1865, emphasizing major political, economic, social, and intellectual developments.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

  
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    HIST 112 - United States History since 1865

    Credits: 3

    A general survey of the United States from 1865 to the present, emphasizing major political, economic, social, and intellectual developments. Honors sections are available for students in the honors program.

    Note: Carolina Core GHS

  
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    HIST 312 - French Revolution and Napoleon

    Credits: 3

    The changes in France and Europe during the revolutionary decade, the rise of Napoleon, and the establishment of French hegemony over the Continent.

  
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    HIST 316 - Nineteenth-Century Europe

    Credits: 3

    Political, social, economic, and intellectual developments from 1815-1900, which brought European culture to its zenith and contributed to Europe’s global domination.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 317 - Contemporary Europe from World War I to World War II

    Credits: 3

    The Great War, revolution, and reconstruction; the rise of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes and the coming of World War II.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 321 - The History of Great Britain

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the British Isles from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. First semester: to the Restoration of 1660; second semester: since 1660.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 334 - The History of Russia from the Earliest Times to the Mid-19th Century

    Credits: 3

    The earliest life on the steppe, the Kievan State, the foundations of Moscow, and the Russian empire to the reign of Nicholas I.

  
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    HIST 335 - The History of Modern Russia and the Soviet Union

    Credits: 3

    The decline of Imperial Russia, the Revolution of 1917, Lenin, Stalin, and the Soviet Union since Stalin.

  
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    HIST 347 - The Middle East in Modern Times

    Credits: 3

    The impact of modern civilization upon the Middle East, including the history of the Arab, Turkish, Iranian, and Israeli segments of the Middle East during the 19th and 20th centuries.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning
    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    HIST 351 - Africa to 1800

    Credits: 3

    Social, cultural, economic, and political developments, focusing on internally and externally generated changes.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 352 - Africa since 1800

    Credits: 3

    Commercial and religious revolutions of the 19th century, imposition and ending of formal colonial rule, and post-colonial issues.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning

  
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    HIST 399 - Independent Study

    Credits: 1-6

    Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Research

  
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    HIST 401 - The Development of the American People to 1789

    Credits: 3

    The founding of the English colonies, their developing maturity, the events leading to the Revolution, and the creation of a new nation.

  
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    HIST 402 - The New Nation, 1789-1828

    Credits: 3

    The new republic and the developing democratic spirit in politics and culture.

  
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    HIST 403 - The Sections and the Nation, 1828-1860

    Credits: 3

    The three cultures of East, South, and West; their interactions and the events leading to the Civil War.

  
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    HIST 404 - Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877

    Credits: 3

    The political, military, and social history of the War and the reorganization which followed.

  
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    HIST 405 - The Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1917

    Credits: 3

    A survey of recent United States history with emphasis on the economic, social, and literary developments from 1877 to 1917.

  
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    HIST 406 - The United States and a World at War, 1917-1945

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the period.

  
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    HIST 407 - United States History Since 1945

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments in the period after World War II.

  
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    HIST 409 - The History of South Carolina, 1670-1865

    Credits: 3

    A study of South Carolina origins and developments.

  
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    HIST 410 - History of South Carolina Since 1865

    Credits: 3

    A survey of recent South Carolina history with emphasis on social and institutional development.

  
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    HPEB 321 - Personal and Community Health

    Credits: 3

    Psychosocial health, stress management, leading infectious and noninfectious diseases, nutrition, physical fitness, sexuality, consumer health and health care access, environmental health, aging, and death.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Diversity and Social Advocacy

  
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    JOUR 201 - Principles of Public Relations

    Credits: 3

    Methods used by business, government, consumer groups, minorities, environmentalists, and others to influence public attitudes toward their activities.

  
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    JOUR 203 - Principles of Visual Communications

    Credits: 3

    Theory and history of visual communication in the mass media emphasizing informational and persuasive messages created by graphic, photographic, and multimedia processes.

  
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    JOUR 310 - Mass Media and Society

    Credits: 3

    Functions, responsibilities, and influences of various media of mass communications. Directed toward consumers and critics of mass media. Not open to journalism/mass communications majors.

  
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    MATH 111 - Basic College Mathematics

    Credits: 3

    Basic college algebra; linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, functions and graphs of functions, exponential and logarithm functions, systems of equations. Credit may not be received for both MATH 111 and 115.

    Prerequisites: placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

  
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    MATH 111 I - Intensive Basic College Mathematics

    Credits: 4

    An intensive treatment of the topics covered in MATH 111.

    Prerequisites: placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

  
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    MATH 112 - Trigonometry

    Credits: 2

    Topics in trigonometry specifically needed for MATH 141, 142, 241. Circular functions, analytic trigonometry, applications of trigonometry. Credit may not be received for both MATH 112 and 115.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 111 or 111I, or placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

  
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    MATH 115 - Precalculus Mathematics

    Credits: 4

    Topics in algebra and trigonometry specifically needed for MATH 141, 142, 241. Subsets of the real line, absolute value; polynomial, rational, inverse, logarithmic, exponential functions; circular functions; analytic trigonometry. Credit may not be received for both MATH 111 and 115 or both MATH 112 and 115.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 111 or 111I, or by Precalculus Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

  
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    MATH 122 - Calculus for Business Administration and Social Sciences

    Credits: 3

    Derivatives and integrals of elementary algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Maxima, minima, rate of change, motion, work, area under a curve, and volume.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 111/111I, or 115 or by placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

    Note: Carolina Core ARP

  
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    MATH 141 - Calculus I

    Credits: 4

    Functions, limits, derivatives, introduction to integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, applications of derivatives and integrals.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 112, 115, 116, or by Precalculus Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

    Note: Four classroom hours and one laboratory hour per week.

    Carolina Core ARP

  
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    MATH 142 - Calculus II

    Credits: 4

    Methods of integration, sequences and series, approximations.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 141

    Note: Four classroom hours and one laboratory hour per week.

    Carolina Core ARP

  
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    MATH 170 - Finite Mathematics

    Credits: 3

    Elementary matrix theory; systems of linear equations; permutations and combinations; probability and Markov chains; linear programming and game theory.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 111 or 111I or 112, or by placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

    Note: Carolina Core ARP

  
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    MATH 174 - Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science

    Credits: 3

    Logic, number theory, sequences, series, recursion, mathematical induction, set theory, enumeration, functions, relations, graphs and trees. Connections to computers and to programming are emphasized when possible.

    Prerequisites: C or better in any 100-level MATH course or placement through either version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/

    Note: Carolina Core ARP

  
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    MATH 221 - Basic Concepts of Elementary Mathematics I

    Credits: 3

    The meaning of number, fundamental operations of arithmetic, the structure of the real number system and its subsystems, elementary number theory. Open only to students in elementary or early childhood teacher certification.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 111/111I, or by placement through Algebra version of the Mathematics Placement Test: http://assess.math.sc.edu/, or consent of the department

  
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    MATH 222 - Basic Concepts of Elementary Mathematics II

    Credits: 3

    Informal geometry and basic concepts of algebra. Open only to students in elementary or early childhood teacher certification.

    Prerequisites: grade of C or better in MATH 221, or consent of the department

  
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    MATH 241 - Vector Calculus

    Credits: 3

    Vector algebra, geometry of three-dimensional space; lines, planes, and curves in space; polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinate systems; partial differentiation, max-min theory; multiple and iterated integration, line integrals, and Green’s theorem in the plane.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 142, or consent of the department

  
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    MATH 242 - Elementary Differential Equations

    Credits: 3

    Ordinary differential equations of first order, higher order linear equations, Laplace transform methods, series methods; numerical solution of differential equations. Applications to physical sciences and engineering.

    Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 142, or consent of the department

  
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    MATH 399 - Independent Study

    Credits: 3-9

    Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Research

  
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    MGSC 290 - Computer Information Systems in Business

    Credits: 3

    An introduction to the effective use of information systems tools in day-to-day business communications, analysis, and decision making.

  
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    MGSC 291 - Statistics for Business and Economics

    Credits: 3

    Descriptive statistics, topics in probability, statistical inference and modeling. Emphasis on the collection, summarization, analysis, and reporting of numerical findings relevant to business decisions and economic analysis.

  
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    MSCI 210 - Oceans and Society

    Credits: 3

    A nontechnical introduction to human interactions with the marine environment: marine organisms, marine systems, and the physical and chemical characteristics of oceans and estuaries. Not available for marine science major credit.

    Note: Carolina Core: SCI

  
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    MUSC 110 - Introduction to Music

    Credits: 3

    Perceptive listening and appreciation of musical elements, forms and style periods, including composers’ lives, individual styles and representative works. Emphasis on classical music; jazz and American popular music included.

    Note: Carolina Core: AIU

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

  
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    MUSC 129 - University Chorus

    Credits: 1

    Subdiscipline: (Music) Musical Organizations

  
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    MUSC 140 - Jazz and American Popular Music

    Credits: 3

    Development of jazz and American popular music through the study of important soloists, ensembles, arrangers, and composers.

    Note: Carolina Core: AIU

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

  
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    MUSC 145 - Introduction to Music Literature

    Credits: 3

    Listening to examples of all style periods and genres of Western music. Analysis of form and other audible style characteristics. Study of major works of the concert repertory.

    Prerequisites: for nonmusic majors: MUSC 110 or consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

  
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    NURS 212 - Evolution of Nursing Science

    Credits: 2

    Examination of development of nursing as a scientific discipline.

    Note: Restricted to College of Nursing students

  
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    PALM 493 - South Carolina Studies

    Credits: 3

    Reading and writing about South Carolina from the perspective of multiple disciplines, incorporating elements of the student’s major and cognate.

    Prerequisites: Junior standing

    Note: Carolina Core Integrative Course, Liberal Studies, BA
    Carolina Core Integrative Course, Organizational Leadership, BA

  
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    PALM 494 - Internship

    Credits: 3

    Supervised immersion and exploration in a field related to the major, with a career, cultural, or community focus.

    Prerequisites: Completion of PALM 493 with a grade of C or better

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    PALM 495 - Service-Learning

    Credits: 3

    An exploration of theories of service-learning with application of practical solutions to meet community needs.

    Prerequisites: Completion of PALM 493 with a grade of C or better.

  
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    PCAM 104 - Foundations of Composition

    Credits: 3

    A course in writing skills with practice in composing essays, including intensive review of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

  
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    PCAM 105 - Contemporary College Mathematics

    Credits: 3

    Linear and quadratic equations and models, functions, exponential models, logarithms, systems of equations, fundamentals of probability and statistics.

  
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    PCAM 106 - Foundations of College Algebra

    Credits: 3

    Operations on real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, factoring, absolute value equations, exponential and radical expressions, graphs, and functions. Additional topics may include math study skills, logarithms, exponential functions, probability, statistics, systems of equations, polynomial division, and mathematical modeling.

    Note: In order to receive a grade of C or better in PCAM 106 students must pass the math placement test (MPT) with a minimum score of MB1 or MA2.

  
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    PCAM 110 - Careers in Education

    Credits: 3

    Role of the teacher and profession of teaching; observation and activities within cooperating schools are involved. Designed to assist students in the career decision-making process.

  
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    PCAM 120 - Effective Reading

    Credits: 3

    Techniques for reading comprehension and their application through assignments in varied genres and in parallel reading. Class discussions and compositions.

    Note: May not be used for credit toward any baccalaureate degree.

  
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    PCAM 141 - Introduction to Computer Keyboarding

    Credits: 3

    Keyboarding using the touch method, inputting, editing, and printing. Designed for students without keyboarding skills.

    Note: Elective credit only. This course might not apply toward associate’s degrees or Columbia baccalaureate degrees.

  
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    PCAM 151 - Computer Literacy and Application

    Credits: 3

    Upon completion of this course the student will be able to describe the general components of computers and what they do, effectively use the Internet to locate and/or publish information, effectively use a computer operating system and utility applications (e.g. Windows and virus protection to manage and protect the files) and four, demonstrate the effective use of contemporary application software - Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

  
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    PCAM 201 - Introduction to Internet Research

    Credits: 3

    Developing the means by which students may learn to access the Internet through mainframe and PC connections to accomplish specific research needs. This course might not apply toward associate degrees or Columbia baccalaureate degrees.

    Prerequisites: CSCE 101 or permission of instructor

  
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    PCAM 205 - Foundations of Leadership

    Credits: 3

    This course combines leadership theory with practical application, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to work more effectively with people, become better leaders, and reach their professional goals.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    PCAM 299 - Independent Study

    Credits: 1-6

    Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and academic dean is required for undergraduate studies. May be taken for elective credit only. May be repeated for up to 6 credits hours. 

  
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    PEDU 104 - Personal Fitness and Weight Control

    Credits: 1

    Advanced techniques for controlling weight and improving fitness through exercise, lectures, and self-evaluation.

  
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    PEDU 105 - Weight Training

    Credits: 1

    Fundamentals of progressive resistance exercise training.

  
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    PEDU 106 - Advanced Weight Training

    Credits: 1

    Advanced techniques.

    Prerequisites: PEDU 105 or consent of instructor

  
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    PEDU 107 - Group Exercise

    Credits: 1

    Cardio-respiratory fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, and agility through various group exercise formats while utilizing a variety of equipment.

  
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    PEDU 113 - Bowling

    Credits: 1

    Fundamental skills and techniques of bowling

  
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    PEDU 129 - Racquetball

    Credits: 1

    Fundamental skills, rules, and terminology

  
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    PEDU 174 - Social Dance

    Credits: 1

    Fundamental skills and terminology

  
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    PEDU 182 - Backpacking

    Credits: 1

    Living in the out-of-doors; gear selection, map and compass reading, backpacking, hiking, and camping

  
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    PEDU 187 - Rock Climbing

    Credits: 1

    Fundamentals of rock and mountain climbing including gear selection and use, knots and rope management, anchoring systems, belaying, rappelling, climbing techniques, and safety considerations.

  
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    PEDU 275 - Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy

    Credits: 3

    Knowledge and skill of orthopedic anatomy relative to muscle, ligament, and tendon origin, insertion, innervation, and action.

  
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    PHIL 102 - Introduction to Philosophy

    Credits: 3

    An introduction to the main problems of philosophy and its methods of inquiry, analysis, and criticism. Works of important philosophers will be read.

    Note: Honors section offered.

  
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    PHIL 111 - Inductive Logic

    Credits: 3

    Philosophical foundations of inductive inference, including probability, statistics, and decision theory; application of the methods and results of inductive inference to philosophical problems such as the problem of rationality, epistemology, theory confirmation, social and political philosophy.

    Prerequisites: At least one of the following: PSYC 227; SOCY 220; STAT 110, 112, 201, 205, or 206; MGSC 291

    Note: Honors section offered.

    Carolina Core: ARP

  
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    PHIL 114 - Introduction to Formal Logic I

    Credits: 3

    Formal logic, including foundational logical concepts, syntax and semantics of first-order logic; derivations; applications.

    Note: Honors section offered.

    Carolina Core ARP

  
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    PHIL 211 - Contemporary Moral Issues

    Credits: 3

    Moral issues confronting men and women in contemporary society. Topics will vary but may include discussion of problems related to abortion, drugs, euthanasia, war, social engineering, and punishment of criminals.

    Note: Carolina Core VSR

    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Diversity and Social Advocacy
    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Community Service
    Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    PHIL 212 - Conflicting Images of Man

    Credits: 3

    Conflicting images of man in contemporary philosophy, literature, psychology, and religion and an evaluation of these images as norms for human conduct and social policy. Particular attention will be given to existentialist, Marxist, behaviorist, and mystical images of man.

  
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    PHIL 330 - Social and Political Philosophy

    Credits: 3

    An overview of major themes in political philosophy such as the nature of politics, obligation, community, representation, freedom, equality, and justice.

    Cross-listed Course: POLI 300

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement

  
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    PHIL 332 - Philosophy of Education

    Credits: 3

    A critical examination of the theories of education of such philosophers as Plato, Rousseau, Dewey, Newman, and Whitehead. Emphasis is on the development of a philosophy of higher education.

  
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    PHIL 399 - Independent Study

    Credits: 3-9

    Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

    Note: Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Research

  
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    PHYS 101 - The Physics of How Things Work I

    Credits: 3

    A practical introduction to physics and science in everyday life–from concrete examples to basic physical principles

  
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    PHYS 101L - The Physics of How Things Work I Lab

    Credits: 1

    Experiments, exercises, and demonstrations to accompany PHYS 101

    Corequisite: Prereq or coreq: PHYS 101

    Prerequisites: Prereq or coreq: PHYS 101

  
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    PHYS 201 - General Physics I

    Credits: 3

    First part of an introductory course sequence. Topics include mechanics, wave motion, sound, and heat. No previous background in physics is assumed.

    Prerequisites: MATH 115, or MATH 122, or equivalent

    Note: Carolina Core SCI

  
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    PHYS 201L - General Physics Laboratory I

    Credits: 1

    Corequisite: Prereq or coreq: PHYS 201

    Prerequisites: Prereq or coreq: PHYS 201

    Note: Carolina Core SCI

  
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    PHYS 202 - General Physics II

    Credits: 3

    Continuation of PHYS 201; includes electromagnetism, relativity, quantum physics, atomic and nuclear physics.

    Prerequisites: a grade of C or better in PHYS 201

    Note: Carolina Core: SCI

 

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