Sep 19, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


All courses are offered yearly, upon sufficient demand, unless indicated otherwise. Those courses offered on an alternate-year basis have the next academic year of availability indicated by a date within parentheses immediately following the course description.

Courses may be offered in a variety of formats, including online.

Although the course generally will be offered on a regular basis, the university reserves the right to introduce or delete courses, depending on sufficient demand.

Those courses graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only are indicated by P/NC.

Institutional credit only (S/NC) does not give graduation credit but does count toward full loads.

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of semester credit hours.

 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2003 Financial Accounting

    3 credits
    This course is designed to give the beginning business student a general understanding of the principles of accounting and accounting theories, as well as the proficiency to perform basic accounting functions. Topics include the role of accounting and ethics in business, the development of accounting principles, the accounting equation, current assets, non-current assets, receivables, capital assets and depreciation, and inventory costing methods. Accounting for service, merchandising, and manufacuturing enterprises and developing financial statements, as well as major and recent federal legislation and its impact on internal controls in financial reporting are covered.
  
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    ACCT 2013 Managerial Accounting

    3 credits
    This course is an extension of the study of accounting principles or financial accounting (ACCT 2003 ). The course emphasis use of accounting data by the manager in establishing plans and objectives, controlling operations, and making decisions involved with the management with the enterprise. Topics covered include the role of managerial accounting in a business, job costing, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit, budgeting, and responsibility accounting. Prerequisite: ACCT 2003  
  
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    ACCT 2901 Accounting Software

    1 credit
    An introduction to computer software used in accounting practice. Required for all business majors with a concentration in accounting.
  
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    ACCT 3003 Intermediate Accounting I

    3 credits
    An intensive analysis of corporate accounting including financial statements, interrelationships to income and expense accounts, and special emphasis on accounting theory. Prerequisites: ACCT 2003  and ACCT 2013 .
  
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    ACCT 3013 Intermediate Accounting II

    3 credits
    A continuation of ACCT 3003 with emphasis on generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) with more complexity. Prerequisite: ACCT 3003  
  
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    ACCT 3113 Federal Income Taxes

    3 credits
    The course provides an introduction to the principles and methods of the Internal Revenue Code for preparing the tax  liability for individuals, partnerships and corporations; students will also study concepts of tax planning and administration. Pre-requisite: ACCT 2013  
  
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    ACCT 3203 Cost Accounting

    3 credits
    The internal-accounting functions that determine the “cost” of manufacturing products and providing services. Applications to all organizations involved in a conversion process where cost terminology, cost systems, and the information needs of managers are important. Prerequisite ACCT 2013  
  
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    ACCT 4013 Advanced Accounting

    3 credits
    Study of accounting for partnerships, procedures for mergers, consolidations, parent and subsidiary relationships and related agencies, and the preparation of the appropriate statements and reports. Prerequisites: ACCT 3013  
  
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    ACCT 4203 Auditing

    3 credits
    Examination of the audit-attest function along with the professional responsibilities established by the AICPA. Concepts and standards are emphasized, integrating each with the contemporary audit methods and with the complex decisions and judgment process inherent in audit practice. Prerequisite: ACCT 3013  
  
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    ACCT 4511 (MGMT 4511) Senior Business Seminar

    1 credit
    Emphasis on research skills and oral communication in a formal setting. A literature review and its oral presentation are required of all students. Special seminar speakers may be invited or topics may be discussed.
  
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    ACCT 4800 Accounting Internship

    Variable credit
    An experiential-work experience to provide professional accounting development for junior and senior-level students. Credit may be earned by placement in business for supervised training in accounting. Prerequisite: Competency in computer, math, oral communication, reading and writing. One to six semester hours.
  
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    ACCT 4803 Accounting Internship

    Variable (3-6 credits)
    An experiential-work experience to provide professional business development for junior- and senior-level students.  Involves placement in business for supervised training in accounting/finance (with or without pay).
  
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    ACCT 4903 Independent Study

    Variable credit

Aesthetics

  
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    ASTH 2023 Beginning Drawing

    3 credits
    This course is designed as an introduction to the Elements of Art and Principles of Design as a foundation for creating works of visual art, with a focus on learning to draw. Through the act of drawing, you will develop skills of observation and interpretation of God’s creations. Introduction to basic materials, methods, and techniques of drawing. Primary medium used is pencil, and other drawing media may be introduced. Emphasizes basic skills in drawing plus individual creative development in a supportive studio environment. Special emphasis on learning to recognize and value truth and beauty in one’s self, nature and surroundings as reflections of the Creator. (Does not satisfy general education requirement.)
  
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    ASTH 2033 Beginning Painting

    3 credits
    This course is designed as an introduction to the Elements of Art and Principles of Design as a foundation for creating works of visual art, with a focus on learning to paint with acrylics. Through the act of painting, you will develop skills of observation and interpretation of God’s creations. Introduction to basic materials, methods, and techniques of painting. Emphasizes basic skills in painting plus individual creative development in a supportive studio environment. Special emphasis on learning to recognize and value truth and beauty in one’s self, nature and surroundings as reflections of the Creator. Does not satisfy general education requirement.  Additional course fee of $100 is required.
  
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    ASTH 2053 Music and Art Appreciation

    3 credits
    An introduction to creativity through art and music. Listening to, viewing of, writing about, and interacting with creative experience introduces the student to art of the Western and non-Western world. Required for graduation. The requirement may also be met by two consecutive semesters of music-ensemble participation, requiring registration for one hour in the fall semester and two in the spring (both contingent on acceptance by audition). More details may be obtained from the music faculty.
  
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    ASTH 4000 Studies in Aesthetics

    Variable credit
    Any topic in aesthetics meeting the approval of the Division Chair and the Academic Dean. Offered on sufficient demand.
  
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    ASTH 4013 Studies in Aesthetics/London Experience

    3 credits
    An introduction to the arts through experiential learning. Students will study original works of art in museums, visit important architectural sites, and attend concerts in and around London, England. Permission to register must be secured from the Director of the London Experience prior to registration. Required for graduation. The requirement may also be met by two consecutive semesters of music-ensemble participation, requiring registration for one hour in the fall semester and two in the spring (both contingent on acceptance by audition). More details may be obtained from the music faculty.

Air Force - Aerospace Studies

  
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    AS 109C Air Force Today I

    2 credits
    The Air Force in the contemporary world, examined through a study of the total-force structure: strategic offensive and defensive, general-purpose, and aerospace support. Leadership-laboratory activities include drill fundamentals, customs, and courtesies of the service. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 110C Air Force Today II

    2 credits
    Continuation of AS 109. Leadership laboratory includes drill, ceremonies, and an introduction to Air Force career opportunities. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 209C Development of Air Power II

    2 credits
    The study of the development of air power from balloons and dirigibles through the peaceful employment of U.S. air power in relief missions and civic-action programs in the late 1970’s and also the air war in Southeast Asia. Leadership laboratory provides experience in guiding, directing, and controlling an Air Force unit. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 210C Development of Air Power II

    2 credits
    Continuation of AS 209. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 309C Air Force Leadership and Management III

    4 credits
    The individual as a manager. Individual motivational and behavioral processes, leadership, communication, and group dynamics provide a foundation for the development of the Air Force officer’s professional skills. Students will prepare individual and group presentations, write reports, and participate in group discussions, seminars, and conferences. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 310C Air Force Leadership and Management III

    4 credits
    Continuation of AS 309, using the basic managerial processes involving decision-making, utilization of analytical aids in planning, organizing, and controlling environment. Actual case studies are used to enhance learning and communication processes. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 409C National Security Policy IV

    4 credits
    Analysis of the role and function of the military officer in a democratic society and the relationships involved in civil-military interactions. Students will be expected to prepare individual and group presentations for the class, write reports, and participate in group discussions. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    AS 410C National Security Policy IV

    4 credits
    Continuation of AS 409, examining the environmental context in which U.S. defense policy is formulated and implemented. Emphasis on initial commissioned service and military justice. Students will be expected to prepare individual and group presentations for the class, write reports, and participate in group discussions, seminars, and conferences. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.

Bible

  
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    BIBL 1003 The Life and Teachings of Jesus

    3 credits
    A study of the portrait of Jesus of Nazareth as given in the synoptics and in John. His acts and teachings will be analyzed in relation to the first century and today.
  
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    BIBL 1013 Old Testament Survey

    3 credits
    The history, poetry, and prophecy of the Old Testament, studied with the purpose of helping the student obtain a chronological view of the importance of persons, places, and events and a greater appreciation for the unity of the old covenant.
  
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    BIBL 1023 New Testament Survey

    3 credits
    An introduction to the background of the New Testament and to an overall perspective of the New Testament books so that the student will be better able to relate subsequent study of the individual books of the New Testament to the total tenor of Scripture.
  
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    BIBL 1053 Old Testament

    3 credits
    The history, poetry, and prophecy of the Old Testament, studied with the purpose of helping religion majors obtain a chronological view of the importance of persons, places, and events and a greater appreciation for the unity of the old covenant. Students will be introduced to higher and lower critical issues as well as to some preliminary hermeneutical considerations for Old Testament books. Department permission required.
  
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    BIBL 1063 New Testament

    3 credits
    An introduction to the background of the New Testament and to an overall perspective of the New Testament books so that religion majors will be better able to relate subsequent study of the individual books of the New Testament to the total tenor of scripture. Students will be introduced to higher and lower critical issues as well as to some preliminary hermeneutical considerations for New Testament books. Department permission required.
  
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    BIBL 2113 Genesis - Inductive Bible Study

    3 credits
    A basic introduction to inductive Bible study methods aimed at enabling students to begin developing and refining their ability to study the Bible accurately, systematically, and independently. Emphasis on developing skills in observation, interpretation, and application. Parts of the book of Genesis are used to demonstrate and practice a methodical approach to Bible study.
  
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    BIBL 2373 Bible Study for Ministry

    3 credits
    A basic introduction to Bible study methods, aimed at enabling the student to begin developing and refining skills in making accurate observations, formulating sound interpretation, and applying and implementing appropriate biblical principles based on the text. Selected parts of biblical books will be used to demonstrate and practice studying the Bible accurately, systematically, and independently.
  
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    BIBL 3343 Early Pauline Epistles

    3 credits
    A doctrinal and historical study of Romans through Galatians and Thessalonians. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 3353 Later Pauline Epistles

    3 credits
    The New Testament letters Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon, Timothy, and Titus, with special attention to the person and work of Christ and to church organization and worship. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 3363 Hebrews and General Epistles

    3 credits
    An analytical study of the doctrinal and practical truths set forth in the New Testament books of Hebrews through Jude. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 3373 Romans

    3 credits
    This course focuses on Paul’s letter to the Christians in Rome, a book which has been called “the cathedral of the Christian faith.” Prerequisite BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063  
  
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    BIBL 3393 Acts

    3 credits
    Designed to acquaint the student with the beginnings of the Christian Church. Special attention will be given to the work of the Holy Spirit as the essential factor in evangelism and mission. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 3503 Gospel of John

    3 credits
    An inductive study of the Fourth Gospel. Special attention will be given to Johannine theology and the unique characteristics of this non-synoptic gospel. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1023 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4003 Studies in Bible

    3 credits
    Study of any topic in Bible meeting the approval of the division chair and the academic dean. Offered on sufficient demand.
  
  
  
  
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    BIBL 4353 Women in the Bible

    3 credits
    Designed to introduce students to the female characters of the Old and New Testaments, including detailed studies of a number of women who appear in the Bible. The course explores the role of women in the religious and social culture of the Old and New Testaments. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1013 , BIBL 1023 , BIBL 1053 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2113  or 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4433 Psalms and Wisdom Literature

    3 credits
    An analysis of Old Testament Israel’s devotion and wisdom resources in Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon. Prerequisites: BIBL 1013  or BIBL 1053 ; BIBL 2113  recommended or permission or instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4463 The Revelation and Biblical Prophecy

    3 credits
    A study of biblical eschatology and apocalyptic literature in both the Old and New Testaments. The primary focus will be on the Revelation of St. John - its historical setting, the varieties of interpretations of its message, and its relevance to the church today. Prerequisites: BIBL 1013 , BIBL 1023 , BIBL 1053 , BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2113  or 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4473 Pre-Exilic Prophets

    3 credits
    The minor prophets Hosea to Zephaniah and the major prophet Isaiah, studied in the light of their historical background and message. Prerequisites: BIBL 1013  or BIBL 1053 ; BIBL 2113  recommended or permission or instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4483 Exilic and Post-Exilic Prophets

    3 credits
    The books of Jeremiah through Daniel and the minor prophets Haggai through Malachi, studied in the light of their historical background and message. Prerequisites: BIBL 1013  or BIBL 1053 ; BIBL 2113  recommended or permission or instructor.
  
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    BIBL 4893 Survey of Biblical Study

    3 credits
    An overview of the field of biblical literature, covering such topics as hermeneutics, biblical criticism, principles of inductive Bible study, and the history of the Bible in English. Designed to be a capstone course for biblical studies, it is open only to majors and minors with junior or senior standing. Prerequisites: BIBL 1003 , BIBL 1013 , BIBL 1023 , BIBL 1053 , or BIBL 1063 ; BIBL 2113  or 2363 recommended or permission of instructor.

Biology

  
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    BIOL 1004 General Biology I

    4 credits
    General Biology I encompasses scientific philosophy and methodology, chemistry and biochemistry, cell biology and genetics. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 1014 General Biology II

    4 credits
    General Biology II encompasses population genetics, evolution, taxonomy and diversity, basic plant and animal anatomy and physiology, and ecology. Prerequisite:  BIOL 1004  with a minimum grade of C-. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 1054 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology

    4 credits
    A one-semester survey emphasizing the interrelationships between the various human organ systems. Does not give credit toward a biology, pre-medical/pre-dental majors, or nursing. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 1104 Introduction to Biology

    4 credits
    An introduction for non-majors emphasizing philosophy of science, cell biology, genetics, diversity of organisms, ecology, and evolution. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2024 Botany

    4 credits
    The phylogenetic relationships within the plant kingdom and the comparative structure, function, development, and ecology of representative plants. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2034 Zoology

    4 credits
    The phylogenetic relationships within the animal kingdom and the comparative anatomy, physiology, development, and ecology of representative animals. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2074 Environmental Science

    4 credits
    Energetics, pollution, and resource management; the distribution of organisms; the ethics of man’s influence on the environment. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 . Note:  Additional laboratory fee of $65 and travel fee of $25 are required.
  
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    BIOL 2103 Medical Terminology

    3 credits
    A study of medical terminology that will aid in the understanding of medical-related courses and assist in preparation for professions related to medicine.
  
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    BIOL 2203 Nutrition for Health Care Professionals

    3 credits
    Investigation of targeted general and clinical nutrition topics, including principles of nutrition related to function, digestion, and requirements of nutrients, life-cycle nutrition, relationships of diet to health maintenance, physical fitness, and disease, and the role of nursing and other health-care professionals and nutrition. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1004  or BIOL 1104 .
  
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    BIOL 2254 Ecology

    4 credits
    Study of the relationships organisms have with each other and with their environments. Themes include populations, communities, ecosystems, biodiversity, and conservation biology. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 . Note: An overnight trip is required. Additional laboratory fee of $65 and travel fee of $25 are required.
  
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    BIOL 2353 Introduction to Ornithology

    3 credits
    A basic introduction to the study of birds including diversity, field identification, and song recognition for species common to South Carolina. Students will learn to identify resident birds using field marking, calls and behaviors. Classwork will be supplemented by field trips to local birding hotspots which might require minimal cost. Students will spend considerable time in the field and maintain a log of observed species. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2373 Conservation Biology

    3 credits
    This course will explore basic principles and practices involved in the conservation of biological diversity. Instruction will center on readings, forum discussions, brief reflection papers, and interactive computer simulations. Emphasis will be given to scientific concepts, practical applications, and ethical concerns inherent in the discipline of conservation biology. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 . Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2393 Biology in the News

    3 credits
    A survey course in which students explore biology-related topics currently in the news. Emphasis will be placed on current events, issues, and developments and the fundamental biological principles behind them. Coursework will consist of readings, problem-based learning exercises, electronic discussions, topical study guides, and written tests. Does not meet general education requirement for a lab science.
  
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    BIOL 2454 Introduction to Animal Science

    4 credits
    Basic scientific fundamentals of livestock production, including feeding and nutrition, reproductive physiology, selective breeding, health, management, and marketing of major and minor species. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2874 Herpetology

    4 credits
    This course will explore the diversity of reptiles and amphibians, covering evolutionary history, anatomy and physiology, reproduction, behavior, ecology, biogeography, and conservation. Emphasis will be placed on the ecology and identification of habitats and species native to the southeastern US. The course will also incorporate various outdoor labs and field trips to a variety of southeastern habitats, where field identification and study/survey techniques will be demonstrated. Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 2884 Biological Studies of the United States

    4 hours
    This course will explore various areas of the United States and destinations will change depending on the term. Emphasis will be on basic principles of ecology, field-study techniques,identification of local flora and fauna, and general-nature interpretation. Students will be immersed in an ecologically important area of the United States and will incorporate various outdoor investigations and field trips to a number of natural areas. Trip costs will be determined based on destination.
  
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    BIOL 2894 International Studies in Biology

    4 hours
    This course will explore various areas of the world and destinations will change depending on the term. Emphasis will be on basic principles of ecology, field-study techniques, identification of local flora and fauna, and general-nature interpretation. Students will be immersed in an ecologically important area of the world and will incorporate various outdoor investigations and field trips to a number of natural areas. Trip costs will be determined based on international destination.
  
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    BIOL 2900 Biology Studies

    Variable credit
    Any topic in biology meeting the approval of the division chair and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. This course may be a directed or independent study or an experimental courses for individuals or for a group of students. Prerequisite:  Consent of instructor.
  
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    BIOL 3033 Immunology

    3 credits
    Introduction to the structure, function, production, and reactions of antibodies, and a study of immunity in general. Offered on demand. Prerequisites: BIOL 1004 , CHEM 1004 , and CHEM 1054 .
  
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    BIOL 3054 Mammalogy

    4 hours
    This course will explore the diversity of mammals, covering evolutionary history, anatomy and physiology, reproduction, behavior, ecology, biogeography, and conservation. Emphasis will be placed on the ecology and identification of habitats and species native to the southeastern US. The course will also incorporate various outdoor labs and field trips to a variety of southeastern habitats, where field identification and study/survey techniques will be demonstrated. Laboratory included. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 2034 . Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3064 Entomology

    4 credits
    Study of the anatomy, physiology, and behavior of insects and related animals. Lab work includes capturing and identifying insects. Prerequisite: BIOL 2034 . Includes laboratory.
  
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    BIOL 3074 Field Biology

    4 credits
    An introduction to methods and techniques for studying populations and communities in their natural settings. Includes emphasis on the plants and animals of South Carolina. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: An overnight trip is required. Includes laboratory. A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3083 Forestry

    3 hours
    An introduction to the science and practice of forestry and natural resource management including principles of ecology, forest management, and public policy. Instruction may include field trips to local areas where forestry management techniques are being utilized. Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3104 Microbiology

    4 credits
    Study of common forms of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi, and their relationship to plant and animal life and to public health. Bacteriological techniques are taught in the laboratory. Prerequisite: BIOL 1004 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3174 Aquatic and Wetland Biology

    4 credits
    A study of aquatic and wetland habitats emphasizing a watershed approach and classification using physical, chemical, and biological characteristics. The need for and practice of wetlands delineation and the importance of wetland habitat for management and production of wetland wildlife species will be emphasized. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: Additional laboratory fee of $65 and travel fee of $25 are required.
  
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    BIOL 3204 Anatomy and Physiology I

    4 credits
    A two-semester study of human structure and function as an integrated whole, with emphasis on homeostasis and feedback mechanisms.  Recommended prerequisite: BIOL 1004 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3214 Anatomy and Physiology II

    4 credits
    A two-semester study of human structure and function as an integrated whole, with emphasis on homeostasis and feedback mechanisms.  Prerequisite:  BIOL 3204  with a minimum grade of C-. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3254 Biochemistry

    4 credits
    A study of physiologically significant organic molecules. Prerequisites: BIOL 1004  and CHEM 1054 .  Recommended prerequisite:  CHEM 2504 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3303 Animal Behavior

    3 credits
    Designed to investigate the physiological bases of animal behavior and the behavior of animals in response to their environment. Prerequisite: PSYC 2003  or BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 .
  
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    BIOL 3313 Bioethics

    3 credits
    A study of the ethical dilemmas posed by human effect on the environment at large and those encountered in medical practice. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 3404 Physiology of Behavior

    4 credits
    Designed to investigate the anatomical and physiological basis of human behavior, including the physiological bases of disorders which affect human behavior.  Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3454 Cellular and Molecular Biology

    4 credits
    An introduction to structure and function of cells and tissues, and the techniques for studying them, with emphasis on animal material. Prerequisites: BIOL 1004  and CHEM 1054 . Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3504 Genetics

    4 credits
    Mendelism; population genetics; the genetic code; protein synthesis; differentiation and control of gene action. Prerequisites: BIOL 1004 CHEM 1054 , and MATH 1024  or higher level. Additional laboratory fee of $65 is required.
  
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    BIOL 3653 The Ecology of South Carolina-Mountains to the Sea

    3 credits
    Despite its small size, South Carolina possesses a wide array of natural communities. This course will explore the natural history of South Carolina’s four physiographic provinces: Blue Ridge, Piedmont, Sandhills, and Coastal Plain. Emphasis will be on basic principles of ecology, field-study techniques, identification of local flora and fauna, and general-nature interpretation. The course will incorporate various outdoor laboratory investigations and field trips to a number of natural areas. Some of the field trips will involve overnight stays at minimal cost. (Offered during May term.) Prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: Additional laboratory fee of $65 and travel fee of $25 are required.
  
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    BIOL 3753 Natural History for Teachers - Bringing Nature to the Classroom

    3 credits
    An introduction to the study of natural history for in-service or pre-service teachers. Emphasis will be on identification of local flora and fauna, nature interpretation, and principles of ecology. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014  or BIOL 1104 .
  
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    BIOL 3853 Wildlife and Natural Resource Management

    3 credits
    An introduction to the science and practice of wildlife and natural resource management including principles of ecology, population biology, and public policy. Instruction will include field trips to local areas where management techniques are being utilized. Prerequisite: BIOL 1014 . Note: A travel fee of $25 is required.
  
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    BIOL 4000 Biology Studies

    Variable credit (1-4 hours)
    Any topic in biology meeting the approval of the division chair and the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Courses numbered 4001-4009 are directed study by individuals. Graded P or NC. Offered on sufficient demand. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.  Recommended prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 4203 Pathophysiology

    3 credits
    This course promotes the understanding and application of fundamental disease processes. The concepts are applied in a systems-oriented approach and the aim is to teach students the pathogenesis of various symptoms and diseases affecting the human body, particularly affecting the musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, cardiopulmonary, hematological, immune, renal and gastrointestinal systems. General concepts of disease, including etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical significance are dealt with, as well as regulatory mechanisms responsible for maintenance of homeostasis and the alterations which occur leading to specific disease processes. Altered physiological functions are explained on the molecular, cellular, organ and systemic level. Prerequisites: BIOL 3204  and BIOL 3214 .
  
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    BIOL 4253 Neurobiology

    3 credits
    An introduction to the cellular physiology of the mammalian brain with particular focus on the electrical properties of neurons, the process of neurotransmission and the general properties of the neuronal circuits. Areas of the brain and specific brain circuits involved in learning and memory, movement and emotion will be studied as a means of applying general principles of neurobiology. Prerequisites: BIOL 3204   and BIOL 3214 .
  
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    BIOL 4273 Developmental Biology

    3 credits
    A one-semester elective designed for Biology and Pre-med majors. Students will learn the principles governing embryonic development with a focus on mammalian development. We will explore how a single fertilized egg undergoes cell division, cell migration and differentiation to form the distinct tissue types and organs found in an adult organism. Prerequisites: BIOL 3504 and Junior or Senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 4353 Comparative and Environmental Physiology

    3 credits
    A comparative study of anatomical, physiological and biochemical adaptations of various animals. Prerequisites: BIOL 1004 , BIOL 2034 , CHEM 1004  and CHEM 1054 . BIOL 4354 has a laboratory included; BIOL 4353 does not.
  
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    BIOL 4800 Biology Senior Internship

    Variable credit
    An internship off-campus to provide professional development for senior level students. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.  Recommended prerequisite:  Junior or Senior standing. Grade of P or NC.
  
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    BIOL 4900 Independent Study

    Variable credit (1-3 hours)
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.  Recommended prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
  
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    BIOL 4990 Research in Biology

    Variable credit
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.  Recommended prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.

Business

  
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    BUSI 1003 Introduction to Business

    3 credits
    A survey of the basic concepts of business and commerce within the U.S. economic framework. Introduces economic systems, essential elements of business organization, production, human resource management, marketing, finance, and risk management. Develops business vocabulary. Explores the concepts of vocation and the Christian response to work.
  
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    BUSI 2093 Business Communications

    3 credits
    This course is designed to provide an overview of practical communication for career. Specific areas covered include English usage, punctuation, and mechanics; word choice, sentence structure and paragraphing; the writing process; e-mails, memos, letters, proposals, reports, technical documentation, and oral presentations.
  
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    BUSI 2203 Quantitative Methods for Managers

    3 credits
    Descriptive and inferential statistics with a business orientation focused on analysis and interpretation of data. Data analysis and hypothesis testing are included. Computer software applications are used. Prerequisite: Math course.
  
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    BUSI 3003 Economics for Managers

    3 credits
    A survey of the important economic concepts that is useful in managerial decision-making. Includes concepts of Supply and Demand, profit-maximization under different market structures, market failure, production and costs, and important macroeconomic concepts of interest rates and international trade.
  
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    BUSI 3013 Accounting for Financial Decisions

    3 credits
    Use of the accounting process for decision-making through identifying, measuring, and communicating information. Development, interpretation and analysis of the basic financial statements of an organization.
  
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    BUSI 3023 Accounting Concepts for Managerial Decisions

    3 credits
    An extension of the study of accounting from BUSI 3013  focusing primarily on production and cost analysis. Focus is placed on management use of accounting information in decision-making. Prerequisite: BUSI 3013  
  
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    BUSI 3403 Management Information Systems

    3 credits
    This course explores management information systems and their role in the business organization.  The course will address the functions and development of information systems and their use in organizational problem-solving and analysis. Prerequisite: CPSC 1103  or equivalent.
 

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