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and laboratory techniques required to successfully complete a < hemistry
degree program topics include atomic theory, an introduction to chemical
reactions, stoichiometry, thermo-chemistry, chemical bonding, and mo-
lecular geometry, transition metal complexes, polymers, and biomolecules.

CHEM 114 Concepts in Chemistr) II 3c-31-4cr

Prerequisite: CHEM III or 113

\n introductoi) course for Chemistry, Chemistr) I ducation, Biochemistry,
Geology, and Science of Disaster Response majors I he second half of a
two-semester sequence designed to gi\e students the foundation of

knowledge and laboratory techniques required to successfully complete a
Chemistr) degree program. Topics include kinetic-moleculai theory of
gases, the liquid and solid stales, solution theory, kinetics, equilibrium,
thermodynamics, acids and bases, and electrochemistry.

CHEM 214 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistr) lc-3l-2cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 112 or 114

Presents the characteristic reactions and compounds ol elements from
across the periodic table For the main-group elements, both discrete mo-
lecular compounds and nonniolecular materials are discussed For the alkali
and transition and inner-transition metals, the locus is on noninolecular
species such as ionic compounds, ceramics, superconductors, and other
inorganic-based materials. Also presents the solid-state structure of
inorganic-based materials. Uses laboratory activities to reinforce concepts
presented in lecture and to stimulate interest through discovery-based

CHEM 231 Organic Chemistr) I 3c-4l-4cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 112 or 114

A study of compounds of carbon, with a special emphasis on structure-
reactivity relationships. Laboratory work emphasizes methods of separa-
tion and purification of organic compounds.

CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II 3c-4l-4cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 231

A continuation of Organic Chemistry I with an introduction to spectro-
scopic techniques. Laboratory work emphasizes the synthesis of represen-
tative compounds.

CHEM 255 Biochemistry and Nutrition 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 102

For Nutrition and Dietetics majors. Studies chemistry and biological

function of biologically active compounds with respect to nutritional


CHEM 281 Special topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A gi\en topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three limes Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

CHEM 301 Introduction to Chemical Research lc-01-lcr

Prerequisite: CHEM 231

\ discussion of current technical literature and current research problems of
faculty. Lectures by outside chemists and student presentations are included.
Open to junior or senioi (hemistry. Chemistr) I ducation, and Biochemis-
try majors; others by permission of the chairperson.

C HEM 321 Quantitative Analysis 3c-4l-4cr

Prerequisite: CHEM I 12 or 114

Theory and practice of quantitative analysis, including gravimetric and
volumetric analysis; a special emphasis on perfecting laboratory techniques
and application of general chemical knowledge through problem solving

CHEM 322 Instrumental Analysis 3c-4l-4cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 341

Modern instrumental methods of chemical analysis. leaches theory behind
the instrument, principles of operation, interpretation of data obtained,
and limitations of methods

C HEM 323 Analytical Methods 3c-4l-4cr

Prerequisite: (111 M 112 or 114 and non-( hcmistrx or non-( hemistry

Education majoi

Principles of precipitation, acid-base, oxidation-reduction, and equilibria
arc applied to problem solving and to laboratory determinations; instru-
mental methods ol analysis, such as colorimetry, atomic absorption and

flame emission, gas chriMiialoer.iphx. etc.

CHEM 331 Organic Molecular Structure Determination 4c->ar-3cr
Prerequisites: I III M 231-232 (CHI \l 232 nun be taken concurrently)
(uses the student experience in systematic identification of various classes
inic compounds b> both chemical and physical methods

Pace lf.2


( III M 135 Advanced Organic < hemlstr)
PrerequlaHn: I HEM 232 and 141

i ted topics ol current interest covered Possible topics include react

mechanisms, moleculai spectroscopy, stereochemistry, natural products,
heterocyclics polymet chemistry, and organit synthesis

CHEM 340 Physical < hemlstr] rot the Biological

Sciences lc-01-Jcr

Prerequisites: MATH and PrTV S 112 oi i 12 I HI M

\ one semestet course foi Biochemistry and Biolog) majors t bemical

thermodynamics, equilibria, kinetics; quantum mechanics; and spectroscopy

especial!) as applied to biomechanical systems

( III M 341 Physical ( hemlstr] I 4c-0l-4cr

Prerequisites: MATH 122 oi 225, and PHYS 112 oi 132;

CHI \1 112 oi I l-l

( bemical thermodynamics with applications to solutions, phase, and

chemical equilibria-kinetic theory

i in M 342 Physical ( hemlstr] n 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 141

A stud) ol solids, liquids, surfaces, chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, and
atomic and moleculai structure

CHEM 343 Physical ( hemistrj Laboratory I Oc-31-lcr

Prerequisites: < III \l J21; imisi he taken alter or concurrent with
( III \l 341

I icperiments illustrating application of fundamental laws to actual systems.
i w riting-intensive course)

( ill M 344 Physical Chemlstrj Laboratory II (lc-31-lcr

Prerequisites: I ill \i $43; must be taken alter or concurrent with

CHEM 342

\n extension of Physical Chemistry Laboratory I; experiments related to

chemical kinetics, molecular spectroscopy, and other topics of physical


<i hi lei \n introduction to spectroscop) and moleculai structure

CHEM 351 Biochemistrj

Prerequisite: CHEM 231

A Stud) of chemistry and biological functions of carbohydrates, lipids.

proteins, minerals, vitamins, and hormones.

( III M 41(1 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry laboratory 0c-3l-lcr

Prerequisite: CHEM 322

A laboratory course in which the techniques used in the synthesis and
characterization of inorganic compounds are explored. I mphasizes the

preparation of a wide variet) of inorganic compounds and the methods by
which the) are identified and characterized.

CHEM 411 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ( III M 541

A study of advanced principles ol inorganic chemista) including atomic

Structure, symmetry, advanced bonding theories, acids and bases, coordina-
tion chemistry, and organomctallic chemistry.

CHEM 412 Advanced Structural and Synthetic Methods

in Inorganic Chemistry 2c-2I-3cr

Prerequisites: CHEM 411 and cither CHEM 410 or 322

Advanced techniques used in the synthesis and characterization of

inorganic compounds are explored. In lecture, an emphasis is on the theory
and application ot 'structural and spectroscopic methods of characteriza-
tion. In lab. an emphasis is on advanced methods ol synthesis and structural
characterization using representative examples of important classes of
inorganic compounds.

CHEM 421 Advanced Instrumental Analysis 4c-var-3cr

Prerequisite: CHEM 322

A stud) of modem chemical analysis, using advanced instrumental tech-
niques; emphasis is on theory, principles of operation, capabilities, and
limitations of advanced analytical instruments used.

( ill M 4X1 Special ropics vai i let

Prerequisite: Vs appropriate to course content

i Mil icd on an experimental ot l plore topics not

iik hided in the established cutikiihim \ given topic ma) be offered under

an) special topic identity tore than three tunes Special I

numbered 481 are primarily foi upper-level undergraduate students

i in M 482 Independent Stud) var-1 let

Prerequisite: Prioi ippro al th gh idvi oi faculty member,

department chairperson, dean and Provo I Office

Students with interest in independent sti opic not offered in the

curriculum ma) propose a plan ol stud) in conjunction vvnh a faulty

membei Vpproval is based on academic appropriateness and availabilit


CHEM 493 Internship in ( bemlstr) var-4-9cr

Prerequisites: CHEM 111 or 113, ( III \l 112 or 114. and ( III M 231,
121, 341. juniot status, and approval

lull-lime involvement in an actual "on-the-job" situation in an industrial
or research laboratory undet the tutelage of a selected preceptor A depart-
inenl faculty membei will work closely with the student and preceptor and

will assume responsibility foi making the final evaluation and assigning a

CHEM 498 Problems in Chemistry \ar-l-2cr

Prerequisite: ( III Al 231 and permission of chairperson

A supervised undergraduate research, in conjunction with a facult) member
in the chemistry department.

CHEM 499 Problems in Chemistry Education var-lsfa

Prerequisite: Chemistry I ducalion major: permission of chairperson
An independent study on selected problems in chemistry education.
including library reading, lab work, and conferences with a chemistry

education faculty member who is supervising the stud)

4c-0l-4cr CHSS: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CUSS 342 Social Studies leaching I al) Oc-ll-lcr

Prerequisites: 1.1)1 'C 242 and currently enrolled in I DUC 342
A laboratory experience in which students are afforded the opportunity to
explore and experiment with strategics and methodologies connected with
teaching in the various disciplines of the Social Studies. Offers hands-on
experience with public school students in a controlled setting. Allows stu-
dents to experience middle and high school settings as well as build a
repertoire ol Social Studies teaching methodologies that enables them to
complete EDUC '42 more effectively

CHSS 489 Honors Colloquium 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Admission to a Departmental Honors Program in the

College of Humanities and Social Sciences. IIN'RC 201. or instructor


A multjdisciplinary colloquium emphasizing problem-soh mg. discussion.

iculiiig. and writing on a topic or theme that will vary from semester to

semester according to the expertise of the faculty membeiis) leaching (he

course. Could locus on an issue that would be explored from a number of

muliidisciphnaiv perspectives, oi bung related disciplines togethet to cover
issues that spring from a common methodological technique, open to all

students who have been admitted to the Departmental Honors Program in
their major, to Robert I Cook Honors College students who have
completed HNRt 201, and, with instructor permission, to other juniors or

seniors who have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5.

CHEM 441 Advanced Physical Chemistry
Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 342


CNSD: Counseling and Student Development
The Counseling Center
Student \ flairs Division

CNSD 150 Life Skills: Improving Your Social and

Emotional Intelligence lc-01-lcr

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Provides practical, hands-on. cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal skills

which help students to increase their abiluies to process and respond to


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environmental demands and stresses oftheii social and academic environ-
ment These skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, behavior man-
agement, and handling relationships by understanding emotions in others.
The goals are to understand basic principles of emotion regulation and in-
terpersonal effectiveness, improve students' ability to focus, and attend to
one's own thoughts and feelings as they apply to the skills described above.

CNSV: Consumer Affairs

Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies

(Ollege of Health and Human Services

CNSV 101 Personal and Family Management 3c-0l-3cr

Management as a system and its relationship to individuals and families.
Formulation of goals, values, and standards; use of decision-making process;
utilization of resources.

CNSV 281 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

CNSV 299 Cooperative Education I Osh

Combines theory with practical application through job-related experi-
ences. Consumer services majors are actively employed in business,
industry, and a variety of organizations and agencies with a work focus
which relates to their academic training and career objectives. First of two
alternating work experiences required.

CNSV 315 Consumer Economics and Family Finance 3c-0l-3cr

Economic, sociological, and psychological principles are applied to family
money management problems. Information needed to manage finances
effectively and to become a rational consumer is presented.

CNSV 413 Problems in Consumer Economics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: CNSV 315 or Economics

Problems of consumer-seller relationships studied with an emphasis given
to effects of current economic and social forces. Governmental and private
protection agencies which aid the consumer are reviewed. Individual
investigations required.

CNSV 416 Problems in Family Finance 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: CNSV 315

In-depth theories and principles in personal and family finance and the
rights and responsibilities of consumers are emphasized. Opportunities are
provided to explore specific areas of interest.

CNSV 433 Study Tour var-l-6cr

Prerequisite: Upper-level standing

An opportunity is provided to visit business establishments and cultural
centers concerned with household equipment, furnishings, textiles,
clothing, and housing in America as well as abroad. Museums, factories,
designers' showrooms, distribution centers, stores, cultural events, and
seminars are included. May be repeated for a total of 6cr. (Cross-listed as

CNSV 481 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may he offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times Special topics
numbered 481 arc primarily for upper-level undergraduate students.

CNSV 482 Independent Study \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, facultv member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office
Particular consumer considerations are independently investigated in the

area of housing, home equipment, interior design, clothing, and textiles or
in the management of resources. Course mav be repeated lor a total of3CT.
Students meet with a facultv member at least 5 hours per credit.

CNSV 493 Internship var-l-12cr

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and department chairperson;
upper-level standing

A practical experience related to the student's major area of study with
objectives, supervised experience, and evaluation. Course mav be repealed
For a total of I2cr.

COIVIM: Communications Media

Department of Communications Media

College of Education and Educational Technology

COMM 101 Communications Media in American Society 3c-0l-3cr

Required of Communications Media majors. An introduction to the evolu-
tion, status, and Inline of communications media. Explores intrapcrsonal
communication through self-assessment, values clarification, and feedback:
interpersonal communication through interviews, observations, case
studies, and gaming; and mass communications through the examination of
the processes and the technology utilized to disseminate and manage
information. Career paths, field applications, professional associations, and
the primary literature are investigated.

COMM 103 Digital Instructional Technology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Education major

Introduces freshman pre-service teachers to the ever-changing world of
digital instructional technology. Learners are exposed to computer-based
tools of the trade used by teachers in the delivery and management ol
instruction. Does not count towards credits needed for COMM major.

COMM 150 Aesthetics and Theory of Communications

Media 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: COMM 101

Examines the theoretical assumptions of sight, sound, and motion as ap-
plied to the design of communication products for different media formats.
Demonstrates strategies for creative composition. Discusses psychological

and physiological implications of images

COMM 201 Internet and Multimedia 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: BTED COSC 11 NIC i 1(11 or prior exposure to word
processing and electronic mail

focuses on the evaluation of information and multimedia resources
available on electronic networks when doing research in an area of one's
choice. Information literacy course is designed tor students to gain a more
in-depth understanding of the information resources available electroni-
cally and of how to utilize them more effectively in communicating.
Students learn how to access and utilize these resources for two-way
communications and support for decision making while incorporating
selected elements in multimedia presentations of their own design. (BTED/
COMM/COS* II \K> LD3R201 mav be used interchangeably for Dor F
repeats and may not be counted for duplicate credit)

COMM 205 Making Presentations with Media 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: COMM 101

An introduction to basic presentation skills, emphasizing the use of media
to enhance presentations. Students research, organize, and write presenta-
tions; design appropriate media: and deliver individual and team presenta-

COMM 230 Issues in International Communication 3c-(ll-3cr

A survey of international communications w ith particular emphasis on
communications flow, four-press theories, ownership, structure and access

to media, government media relationships, and the impact ol communica-
tions on developed and developing countries.

< OMM 240 Communications Graphics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: COMM 101 or permission

An introduction to graphic design concepts and related processes and tech-
niques for a varietj of forms ol presentation media including television,
multimedia, and on-line communications fol educational, corporate
naming, and communications specialists Both two and three-dimensional

design and basic animation concepts arc explored Hands-on experiences
using a varietj of graphic software applications

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( (»mm .M i i Basic tudlo Recording technique* l > 0l-3cr

Prerequisites: i <>\i\i |01, permission

I heorv, and practice ol recording sound, developing an understanding ol
the language ol sound recording as well .1 - the abilit) to make sound record
nips Offers exposure to recording foi various media including radio, music,
motion pictures, television, and multimedia production Material also
appropriate foi teachers who wish to make use ol tape recordei in the
classroom Provides hands on experience through labs and projects i" be
completed outside ol class Students arc expected to provide an audio tape

COMM 251 [eievUloa Production 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: 1 < »\i \i 101, permission

lops basic skills in television production and direction ( onsiderarion
ol operating problems ol .1 television studio, .is well .is functions, limits
nous, and capabilities ol television equipment and facilities

( OMM 171 Beginning Photograph) 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: 1 o\l\l 101 or permission

Introduces beginning pho aphj students to photograph) as .1 tool for

communications and .is .1 lifelong leisure activity 1 overs basic camera
operation and othei means ol image acquisition, imaging processing and
manipulation, printing, and photo finishing Student is required to have a
camera, preferabl) .1 single-lens reflex, with full) manual focusing and
exposure capability

( t)MM :si Special topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporarj basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic ma) be offered undei
an) special topic identit) no more than three times Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primaril) foi lower-level undergraduate students.

( OMM 302 Research in Communications Media 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: COMM 150, ENG1 101 and 202 (grade of C or better)

PrO\ ides know ledge of the resource materials and research Strategies used in
the communications media Geld. Students design basic data gathering

instruments, collect data, and assimilate information from various sources
and data into communication products, sen ices, or documents.

(OMM 303 Scriptwriting 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: COMM 101, ENGL 101 and 202 (grade ofC or better) oi

instructor permission

An introduction to the design of media materials and script writing. Style

and techniques of writing are analyzed. ( llassroom emphasis is on writing,

critiques, and revision of designs and scripts. Scripts for audio, multimedia

presentations, and motion picture and television productions will be


(OMM 305 Electronic Media Programming and Salts 3c-01-3cr
Prerequisite: I I (MM 150

Explores two primar) functions of the electronic media, providing pro-
gramming for audiences and providing economic viability [0 media outlets
by selling commercial time to clients I xplorcs topics such as program

development, scheduling, and promotion Also explores the basic strategies
used in the electronic media to sell commercial time and the use ol
audience and latings analysis in the processes ol programming and sales

(OMM 325 Women in Media 3c-0l-3cr

\n o\ en lew of women in media (including television, film, radio, the
Internet, etc I and some of the issues women face Emphasizes the histori-
cal development of women in the media both national!) and internation-
ally. Identifies some key women m the history of media and discusses the
difference between female icons of the past and present I xplores the

impact women have had on media and society and the vvav women are
portrayed by the media

(OMM 330 Instructional Design for Training and
Development 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: COMM 101, ENGL 101 and 202 (grade of C or better) or
instructor permission

Examines the systi lachforthi ; lopmenl andi

tion ol material Students learn about the history ol in design and development and tin tut "i the Held i

student produces a sell instruct al prototype thai requires the student to

systematical!) and crcativel) appl) the concepts and rules learned

( OMM ti> ( < inns ( onsulting and

Project Management <> 01 It i

Prerequisite: ( < )\l\1 101

Presents the theoretical views and cluneal applications ol consulting skills
and practices associated with and needed b) communication professionals
Presented are the functions and role ol the consultant, the client's perspec-
tive on consulting, hiring a consultant, ethics in consulting, personal

assessment tests, ami related lib ratun and mi

( oMM Mo Advanced Communication Graphics Jc-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: < <>M\i 240, permission

Provides in-depth experience in planning and preparing graphic materials
ommonl) used in the communications profession; graphic materials

include design, photoskclclnng. lettering, slide tilling anil duplication.

preparation of camera-ready art, lithographic film and mastei layout
sheets, professional slide Hat production and photocopy, large-format
cransparenc) production, coloi key, and color systems

(OMM 345 television Criticism 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: COMM 150 oi instructot permission
I he medium of television offers a unique environment lor development
and deliver) ol information, entertainment, and news. Explores and

analyzes television programming. Includes examination of genres ranging

from situation corned) to drama, to mini-series and made-for-T\ movies.

COMM 349 Radio Production 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: (OMNI 150 oi instructor permission
An introduction to production techniques as they pertain to radio
Exposure to programming, scripting, producing programs, intros. outros,
commercials, public service announcements, station identifications, and
promotional announcements Also deals with the interaction of a radio
station with national networks and with the real-life concerns of deadlines

COMM 351 Advanced Video Production 3c-0l-3cr

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