2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course Numbering
0-999: Developmental precollege-level courses
1000-2999: Lower division courses intended for undergraduate credit only.  The first digit indicates the general level of the course:  1 for a first-year course, 2 for a second-year course
3000-4999: Upper division courses carrying undergraduate credit only.  The first digit indicates the general level of the course:  3 for a third-year course, 4 for a fourth-year course.
5000-5999: Courses that carry graduate credit only in a major field different from that of the department offering the course. 
6000-6999: Courses that carry graduate credit in any major field.  
7000-7999: Courses intended for graduate students only.
8000-9999: Courses intended for post-master or doctoral-level work.
Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results.  For example, using “6*” will give all 6000 graduate-level courses.
 

Biomedical Sciences

  
  • BMS 7335 - Ergonomic Biodynamics



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Covers quantitative assessment of human motions. Mathematical descriptions include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics and energetics. The methods of kinesiology, biomechanical modeling and electromyography are emphasized.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7340 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Thorough examination of the chemistry of metals stressing the transition elements, ligand field theory, and mechanisms of inorganic reactions.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7350 - Human Control Engineering



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Modeling, design and analysis of the physiological and cognitive performance of the human operator. Human-environmental interactions are characterized as biothermal control systems. Human-technological interactions are characterized as informative control systems.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7360 - Chemical Kinetics



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Characterization of simple and complex kinetic systems, experimental techniques, methods of data analyses, kinetic theories, reactions in gas phase, in solution and chemical chain reactions, deduction of reaction mechanisms from experimental rate laws.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7370 - Thermodynamics



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics; first, second, and third laws; applications to solutions.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CHM 3520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7410 - Structural Concepts in Organic Chemistry



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Study of molecular orbital theory, reactive species, theories of acids and bases, and an introduction to stereochemistry.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7411 - Rehabilitation Engineering Design I



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7412 - Rehabilitation Engineering Design II



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Continuation of BMS 7411. Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7421 - Rehabilitation Engineering Systems I



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduces the complex structure of the rehabilitation engineering service delivery systems practiced in the United States. Covers basic disability areas, current laws, resources, and rehabilitation technology.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7422 - Rehabilitation Engineering Systems II



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Design and application of assistive devices used in rehabilitation of people with disabilities in various systems. Provides an understanding of the problems faced by people with disabilities, and the variety of possible solutions to these problems.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7450 - Rehabilitation Engineering Service Delivery



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduces rehabilitation engineering design principles. Includes practical design experiences in worksite modification, ergonomics, and accessibility evaluations. Provides experience in technical report writing and presentation.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7461 - Rehabilitation Engineering Computers I



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduces adaptive computer access hardware and software solutions for various disability populations in detail. Covers basic principles of programming with application to rehabilitation engineering. Lecture and lab are combined.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • BMS 7462 - Rehabilitation Engineering Computers II



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Continuation of BMS 7461. Focuses on development of computer application programs and assistive devices for people with disabilities.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7480 - Rehabilitation Engineering Introduction to Clinical Practice



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduces clinical practices and interdisciplinary services provided to individuals with disabilities receiving services from various rehabilitation service delivery systems. Focuses on testing, evaluation, and training in multiple disability specialty areas.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7500 - Molecular Biochemistry I



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Also listed as BMB 7500. Survey course emphasizing experimental and problem-solving approaches to understanding amino acids, protein structure, enzymes, nucleic acid structure and DNA replication.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7520 - Molecular Biochemistry II



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Survey course emphasizing an experimental and problem-solving approach to metabolism, nucleic-acid function, protein synthesis, membranes and hormones.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7530 - Molecular Signalling-Molecular Cell Biology



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Also listed as BMB 7530. A molecular analysis of information transfer into and within cells.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMB 7520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7600 - Molecular Biology of the Nucleus



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    (Also listed as BMB 760.) A literature-based course covering molecular events in the nucleus including DNA replication, repair, recombination, and transcription.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 7520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7630 - In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Also listed as BMS 7630 and BME 7134. Discusses the applications of NMR spectroscopy to the study of tissue metabolism in vivo. The fundamental theory of magnetic resonance imaging, with a survey of clinical applications, is also presented.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level BME 4702 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level BME 6702 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7650 - Computational Tools and Strategies in Biomed Sciences



    Credit Hour(s): 2 to 3
    This is a survey course of modern computational tools and strategies used in sequence, e-D structure and functional analysis of biomolecules. Students will gain hands on “laboratory” experience with key software and strategies.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 7500 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7670 - Molecular Basis of Inherited Disease



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    An intensive course on human diseases at all levels; replicational, transcriptional, translational, protein expression, protein folding and processing, protein structure and function, cellular metabolic changes, nuclear and cellular phenotypic changes, symptoms, and putative therapies.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 7520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
  • BMS 7750 - Pathogenic Mechanisms



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    (Also listed as M&I 6750.) This advanced level course will expand the knowledge of basic microbiology by focusing on human-microbial pathogen interactions. The molecular basis of the pathogenic mechanisms will be emphasized. In addition, the student will gain a better appreciation and understanding of the complexities of interactions between microbes and their human hosts. 4.0 Credit hours
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 8020 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7770 - Gene Therapy



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    (Also listed as M&I 7770.) The molecular basis of gene therapy and the use of viral gene delivery systems for the treatment of human disease are examined. Gene therapy strategies are contrasted with various diseases, including cancer and AIDS.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7780 - Cell Biology



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Topics include but not limited to a review of current understanding of the structure and function of cells, organelles and subcellular complexes.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 7860 - Lean Process Improvement for Engineers



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to the practical application of lean manufacturing and Kaizen techniques in multiple environments. Includes case studies and team projects based on real world problems and solutions.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8020 - Immunology



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    (Also listed as M&I 7260.) Fundamentals of immunobiology and basic virology. Emphasis on regulatory and cellular level of host immune responses against microbial pathogens as well as mechanisms of immunopathology, and on the characteristics and molecular biology of virus pathogens.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 7520 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level BMS 8350 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8030 - Pathogenic Microbiology



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    (Also listed as M&I 7270.) Microorganisms pathogenic for humans and animals using the organ system approach. Emphasis on mechanisms of pathogenesis and host resistance. Includes a project segment devoted to the independent study of the mechanisms of pathogenesis in the host-parasite interactions of the infectious agents used.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 7520 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level BMS 8350 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8050 - Intercellular Communication



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduces the concepts of intercellular communication through an interdisciplinary presentation of immune and neuroendocrine system functions. Emphasizes the similarities between the systems and the multidis-ciplinary approaches used to study each.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8070 - Virology



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    (Also listed as M&I 7310.) This course provides an introduction to the field of virology. The course emphasizes the intrinsic properties of viruses that cause human disease and their interaction with cells, multiplication, genetics, and tumor induction.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8170 - Biological Safety



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Identification, handling, and containment of potentially hazardous biological materials, including microorganisms and recombinant DNA.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8370 - Human Gross Anatomy



    Credit Hour(s): 6
    (Also listed as ANT 7110.) Lectures and dissection of human cadaver donor.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • BMS 8380 - Human Microanatomy



    Credit Hour(s): 5
    Detailed microanatomy of human cells, tissues, and organ systems.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • BMS 8530 - Ion Channels



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    (Also listed as P&B 7220.) This course explores the role of ion channels in a variety of cell types with an emphasis on both electrophysiological and biochemical methods for evaluation of channel function.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8560 - Glial Cell Physiology



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    (Also listed as P&B 6500.) Concepts of glial cell physiology based on the analysis of current primary literature. Topics include interactions between glia and other cell types and the role of glia in pathophysiology.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 8650 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8620 - Human Physiology



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    (Also listed as P&N 6100.) An overview of human/mammalian organ physiology. Fundamental mechanisms and the experimental basis for current understanding is emphasized. Prerequisite: Introductory biology, chemistry, physics, or permission of instructor.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8630 - Principles of Biomedical Research



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    Principles of Biomedical Research is appropriate for students that will be involved in biomedical research. PBR provides a lecture and student interactive series designed to introduce students to the basics of biomedical research.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8650 - Introduction Neurophysiology



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    (Also listed as P&N 6420.) Physiological mechanisms that subserve the functions of the nervous system. Topics include the biophysics of neuronal information, intercellular communications, motor control, sensory systems, and development neurobiology.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 8520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8690 - Quant Aspct-Membrane Transport



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Employs a quantitative approach to the properties of solutes, water, bio-electrical phenomena, the properties of transport systems that move solutes across biological membranes, and the interactions of these solutes with membranes. Completion of calculus, cell biology, and cellular physiology and biophysics required. May be taken for letter grade or pass/unsatisfactory.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BMS 8350 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level BMS 8520 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8720 - Mechanisms of Cell Death



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Signalling and Molecular mechanisms of Apoptotic Cell Death and relationship to human diseases.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8750 - Neuroscience & Physiology



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    In-depth coverage of cellular neuroscience with an emphasis on physiological concepts. Subjects include nervous system development, generation of ion gradients, ionic basis of the action potential, synaptic transmission and ion channels.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 8990 - Continuing Registration



    Credit Hour(s): .5
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9030 - Human Neurobiology



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    (Also listed as ANT 7310.) Detailed survey of the anatomy and physiology of the major fiber tracts and cell groups of the human central nervous system.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • BMS 9540 - Quantitative Workload Analysis



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9560 - Medical Ultrasonics



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Fundamentals of medical ultrasonics: ultrasound generation, propagation, scattering, and attenuation in biological tissue. Traditional A-mode, B-mode, M-mode, Doppler techniques and advanced ultrasound imaging techniques.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9570 - Computed Tomography



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Principles of generating images from projections. Discussion of specific problems like beam hardening, scatter, metal artefacts, etc. Focus on quantitative imaging in medical applications.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9590 - Processing of Medical Images



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Digital image processing and its application to medical images. Topics include image display, compression, filtering, spatial versus frequency domain techniques, edge detection, morphological operations, registration and classification.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9610 - Neuromuscular Engineering



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Teaches the design and application of neuromuscular assistive devices. Emphasizes biomathematics modeling and control theory.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9900 - Biomedical Sciences Seminar



    Credit Hour(s): .5 to 3
    Convention of student body and faculty in biomedical sciences to learn, discuss, and critique the basic and clinical biomedical literature as presented by an active and reputable scientific investigator. Student presentations required.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9910 - Special Topics



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Selected topics in biomedical sciences.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Combination; Lab; Lecture
  
  • BMS 9940 - Introduction to Research



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    Introduces BMS students to the ongoing research activities within the nine program tracks; involves presentations by BMS faculty. Graded pass/unsatisfactory.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9950 - Non-Dissertation Research



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Supervised research other than laboratory rotations or dissertation research.Pass/unsatisfactory grades.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BMS 9960 - Laboratory Rotation I



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student’s area of specialization.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
  
  • BMS 9970 - Laboratory Rotation II



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student’s area of specialization.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
  
  • BMS 9980 - Laboratory Rotation III



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student’s area of specialization.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
  
  • BMS 9990 - Dissertation Research



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 15
    Planning and execution of scholarly original research of a quality that is publishable in a referred, scientific journal. Research must be communicated to the supervisory committee in written form and defended by public, oral examination.
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Biomedical Sciences - PHD.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture

Business

  
  • BUS 1000 - Business & Career Opportunities



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    Perspectives on an undergraduate degree in Business. Professional career opportunities, preparation for a business career, academic paths, and resources available to students through both Wright State University and the Raj Soin College of Business.
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • BUS 4000 - Applied Business Planning for Commercialization



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Provide students with contemporary entrepreneurial experience by solving real business challenges & working with local executives. Student objectives are to face an unstructured business situation & develop recommendations to address the opportunity for commercialization; put fundamental business planning skills into practice; use analysis & planning tools (e.g., SWOT, marketing and competitive analysis, forecasts, ROI) to develop recommendations.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ACC 2010 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level ACC 2020 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level FIN 2210 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MS 2040 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MS 2050 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MKT 2500 Minimum Grade of D (MKT 2500 can be taken concurrently) and BUS Tier II Complete 11
    Enrollment Restrictions: May not be enrolled as the following Classifications: Freshman. Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: BS in Business.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Practicum

Career and Technical Education

  
  • CTE 4000 - Pre-Service Workshop for CTE Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 6
    For beginning CTE teachers with occupational experience and limited or no formal training in an education setting. Explores pedagogy, knowledge and skills required for CTE educators.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4100 - Learning Environment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Examination, discussion, application and reporting of best practices for creating an environment conducive to learning and achievement.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CTE 4000 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): CTE4150
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4150 - Career and Technical Education Practicum



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Teaching experience integrated with academic instruction; application of concepts to situations within the candidate’s teaching field. Coordinated by a university faculty member who observes the candidate in a school setting.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CTE 4000 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): CTE4100
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Practicum
  
  • CTE 4250 - Curriculum and Assessment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Investigates ways in which schools approach curriculum, assessment and continuous improvement. Includes alignment of standards with curriculum, instruction and assessments, increased attention to student learning and increased faculty collaboration.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CTE 4000 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4350 - Global Engagement



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strengthening partnerships, coordinating efforts and increasing interaction within and outside the CTE community rather than learning and working in seclusion. Enhancing students’ abilities to engage in job-related problem solving and decision making in diverse cultures and environments. Integrated writing course.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CTE 4000 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Integrated Writing
  
  • CTE 4450 - Essentials of CTE



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Explores the development of CTE, Federal legislation, legal issues, special needs, professional and student organizations, current issues, and the philosophy of CTE. Integrated writing course.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CTE 4000 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - BSED, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Integrated Writing
  
  • CTE 4800 - Safe, Supportive Learning Environment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strategies to enhance the safety and success of students and educators. Includes classroom/lab management, conflict resolution, safe work environments for minors, and development of a safety plan.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Ed & Human Services.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4810 - Teaching At-Risk Students



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    At-risk students present distinctions in interests, abilities and temperament, which have implications for teaching and learning. Includes suggestions for adjusting the educational environment and decreasing the dropout rate.
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4820 - Laws and Regulations in Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Fundamental knowledge of legislation, regulations and guidance. Includes an overview of educational acts and amendments, landmark cases, teacher responsibilities, professionalism, ethics and case studies.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Ed & Human Services.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4830 - Integrating Academics with CTE



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Per state requirements, CTE educators must know how to incorporate academic standards into every day lessons. Includes techniques on integrating core academics into technical programming and instruction.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Ed & Human Services.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 4900 - Independent Study in CTE



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Independent study for CTE candidates. Topics vary.
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study
    Course attributes: Department Approval Required
  
  • CTE 6000 - Pre-Service Workshop for CTE Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 6
    For beginning CTE teachers with occupational experience and limited or no formal training in an education setting. Explores teaching pedagogy, knowledge and skills required for new role as CTE educator.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 6100 - Learning Environment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Examination, discussion, application and reporting of best practices for creating an environment conducive to learning and achievement.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level CTE 6000 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): CTE6150
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 6150 - Career & Technical Education Practicum - Grad



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Teaching experience integrated with academic instruction; application of learned concepts to practical situations within the candidates teaching field. Coordinated by a university faculty member who observes the candidate in a school setting.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level CTE 6000 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): CTE6100
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Practicum
  
  • CTE 6250 - Curriculum & Assessment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Investigates ways in which schools approach curriculum, assessment and continuous improvement. Includes alignment of standards with curriculum, instruction and assessments, increased attention to student learning and increased faculty collaboration.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level CTE 6000 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 6350 - Global Engagement



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strengthening partnerships, coordinating efforts and increasing interaction within and outside the CTE community versus learning and working in seclusion. Enhancing students abilities to engage in job-related problem-solving and decision-making in diverse cultures and environments.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 6450 - Essentials of CTE



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Explores a historical timeline from vocational apprentice to CTE, federal legislation, legal issues, special needs, professional and student organizations, current issues, and the philosophy of CTE.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level CTE 6000 Minimum Grade of D
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CTE 6900 - Independent Study



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Independent study for CTE candidates. Topics vary.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study
    Course attributes: Department Approval Required
  
  • CTE 7300 - Research in CTE



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Review of current and historical research articles, research writing and APA style. Candidates will develop and complete a masters inquiry project that will impact teaching, and undergo an exit exam.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Career, Tech, Adult Ed - Lic, Career, Tech, Adult Ed - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture

Center for Economic Education

  
  • ECO 5000 - Econ Studies for Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 6
    Variable titled course for selected economic issues and topics and techniques for teaching them in the K-12 classroom. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5140 - What Every Consumer Should Know



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    The course explores consumer economic topics while assiting K-12 teachers with methods to introduce and teach them to students. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5170 - Economic Application Using the Internet I



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Course teaches basic economic concepts/skills to K-12 teachers and how they may be applied to the classroom using resources available on the Internet. This course is an excellent foundation for teachers with little economic knowledge that desiring greater expertise. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5180 - Economic Application Using the Internet II



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is a continuation of Economic Applications Using the Internet I. Like 5170, this course teaches basic economic concepts/skills to K-12 teachers and how they may be applied to the classroom using resources available on the Internet. This course is an excellent foundation for teachers with little economic knowledge that desiring greater expertise. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5230 - Everything You Need to Know to Stretch Your Buck



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    Financial planning and personal finance topics geared toward the family, with emphasis on aspects teachable in the K-12 classroom. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5500 - Teaching Economics Using Children’s Literature



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed to help teachers with little economic education learn how to teach economics using children’s literature. Topics include scarcity, decision making, marginal cost/benefit, role of incentives, trade, money and entrepreneurship. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5520 - Entrepreneurship Basics for Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    K-12 teachers are provided with a basic foundation to teach entrepreneurship; it is designed for teachers with minimal requisite knowledge of economics, business and entrepreneurship. Topics include business plans, investing, picking the right business and others. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • ECO 5540 - Economics and World History



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed to link world historical events and economic concepts. Questions like, Why do some economies grow and prosper while others remain stagnant or decline? and What causes people to make choices that help or hinder economic growth? are among the topics that will be explored. This course will assist teachers in grades 6-12 with integrating economic concepts into an existing world history curriculum. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5550 - Economics and United States History



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed to link United States historical events and economic concepts. Activities are interactive, reflecting the belief that students learn best through active, highly personalized experiences with economics. Applications of economic understanding to real world situations and context dominate the lessons. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5560 - International Economics for K-12 Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed to provide teachers with little or no international economic education experience a road map to international economics. Available online resources will be explored for their use in providing a basic understanding of international economic concepts. This course will also aid teachers in presenting concepts covered on the state proficiency examinations. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5580 - Economics and Geography



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course will focus on two specific geographic perspectivesspatial and ecological– to help students understand spatial patterns and processes and the interaction of living and nonliving elements in complex webs of relationships within nature and between nature and society. People look at the world from varying personal perspectives shaped by complex combinations of personal experience, occupational roles, self-interest, and community interest. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5690 - Insurance Basics for Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed for teachers with minimal knowledge of insurance principals and to provide middle and high school teachers with sufficient knowledge to teach basic property and casulty insurance principals. Topics include property damage, home owners insurance, and term life insurance. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5700 - Personal Finance Education for Teachers



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    This course is designed to help teachers with little economic and financial literacy education discover resources and techniques available to teach children in grades 6-12. Topics include scarcity, decision making, budgeting, banking, credit, investing, and insurance. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
  • ECO 5720 - Credit



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    New legislation makes financial literacy relevant in today’s society and mandats it be taught to school children. This course will provide relevant teaching materials to aid in teaching the topic of credit with an in-depth examination that will enhance your understanding, increasing your ability to articulate the material to your students. Topics covered will span from the basics of credit to bankruptcy, and even strategically foreclosing on one’s home mortgage. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.
    Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Department Approval Required

Chemistry

  
  • CHM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Fundamentals of chemistry: composition and structure, properties and transformations of matter. For students who have not completed high school chemistry.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1010L
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
  • CHM 1010L - Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory



    Credit Hour(s): 0
    Required laboratory for CHM 1010.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1010
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
  
  • CHM 1020 - Elementary Organic Chemistry with Applications



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    Introduction to the principles of organic chemistry and biochemistry.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level CHM 1010 Minimum Grade of D or High School Chemistry 1
    Corequisite(s): CHM1020L
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1020L - Elementary Organic Chemistry with Applications Laboratory



    Credit Hour(s): 0
    Required laboratory for CHM 1020.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1020
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1050 - Chemistry of Our World: Living Things



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    Principles of covalent bonding, structures, and reactions of molecules important to living things, with attention to related technological, regulatory, and social issues.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1050L
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1050L - Chemistry of Our World: Living Things Laboratory



    Credit Hour(s): 0
    Required laboratory for CHM 1050.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1050
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1060 - Chemistry of Our World: Materials



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    Examines the bonding of metals and nonmetals to explain the nature of familiar materials of industrial importance. Attention to the risk/benefit implications of these materials and technologies for consumers.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1060L
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1060L - Chemistry of Our World: Materials Laboratory



    Credit Hour(s): 0
    Required laboratory for CHM 1060.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1060
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1070 - Chemistry of Our World: Energy and the Environment



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    Examines gaseous and liquid states and thermochemistry as a basis for understanding air and water quality and fossil and nuclear fuels. Attention to the chemistry of the solar system. Integrated Writing course.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1070L
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
    Course attributes: Integrated Writing, Wright State Core
  
  • CHM 1070L - Chemistry of Our World: Energy and the Environment Laboratory



    Credit Hour(s): 0
    Required laboratory for CHM 1070.
    Corequisite(s): CHM1070
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lab
    Course attributes: Wright State Core
 

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