Dec 07, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

BIOL (Biology)

  
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    BIOL 485L - Invertebrate Paleontology Laboratory


    Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 485.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: BIOL 485

    Credits: 0


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    BIOL 486 - Vertebrate Paleontology


    The origin, diversity, and osteology of vertebrate animals in Earth history as documented in the fossil record, including fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BIOL 101 or ESCI 103 Course corequisite: BIOL 486L

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    Lab component

    Registration restriction: Instructor consent

    Cross-listed: ESCI 463

    Credits: 4


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    BIOL 486L - Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory


    Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 486.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: BIOL 486

    Credits: 0


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    BIOL 490 - Seminar (C)


    A highly focused, and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media such as Internet and are at the upper division or graduate levels. Enrollment is generally limited to fewer than 20 students.

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    Registration restriction: 20 hours Biology courses

    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 1


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    BIOL 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

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    Registration restriction: 20 hours Biology courses and Instructor consent

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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    BIOL 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-5


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    BIOL 494 - Biology Teaching Internship (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid.  Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study.  A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-12


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    BIOL 498 - Undergrad Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes senior project and capstone experience. Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 0-12


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BADM (Business Administration)

  
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    BADM 101 - Survey of Business (C)


    This course is an introduction to the basic business disciplines and the organization and management of the American enterprise system. It also introduces students to the necessary college level skills of critical thinking, effective communication and cooperative and effective learning.

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    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 193 - Workshop (C)


    Special, intense sessions in specific topic areas. Approximately 45 hours of work is required for each hour of credit. Workshops may vary in time range but typically use a compressed time period for delivery. They may include lectures, conferences, committee work, and group activity.

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 1-3


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    BADM 220 - Business Statistics (C)


    This course introduces students to basic statistical methods. Topics, with computer applications, include: descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, sampling, estimation and index numbers with emphasis on applications in business and economics.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: MATH 102 or 115 or 120 or 121 or 123 and  125 or 281

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 310 - Business Finance (C)


    Business finance is an overview of financial theory including the time value of money, capital budgeting, capital structure theory, dividend policies, asset pricing, risk and return, the efficient markets hypothesis, bond and stock valuation, business performance evaluation and other financial topics.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: ACCT 211

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    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 321 - Business Statistics II (C)


    This course focuses on statistical inference and forecasting. Topics, with business applications, include hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation, simple linear and multiple regression and time series analysis. Utilization of statistical software is emphasized.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: MATH 281, BADM 220, or STAT 281

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 323 - Information Systems for Business Professionals


    This course provides the knowledge and understanding of how information systems can be used in a business organization for achieving competitive advantage. Student learning will be accomplished through the use of text, cases, hands-on computer laboratory exercises, and interaction with real-world businesses.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ACCT 210 and BADM 220, MATH 281 or STAT 281

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 336 - Entrepreneurship I (C)


    This course is an introduction to the concepts, terminology, and process of new venture creation, operations and growth, as well as the introduction of entrepreneurial management practices into existing businesses. This course will assist in the identification of entrepreneurial opportunities and strategies and the role of personal factors (including creativity). Legal, ethical, and social responsibilities are emphasized.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: ENTR 336

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business (C)


    This is a study of legal topics as they apply to the business environment. Topics include an introduction to the law, the U.S. Court system, legal process, government regulation, and criminal, tort, and contract issues.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 369 - Organizational Behavior & Theory


    Organizational behavior and theory is a basic course in the organizing activities of people in groups. The emphasis is on organizational behavior, including the study of interpersonal behavior, motivation, group dynamics, and the methods of coordination, design, change, and adaptation within an organization.

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 370 - Marketing (C)


    This course introduces the student to the basic concepts and practices of modern marketing. Topics include marketing and its linkages to business, consumer behavior, marketing research, strategy and planning, product and pricing decisions, distributions and promotion decisions, marketing management, and evaluation and control aspects for both consumer and industrial goods.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 408 - International Strategic & Human Resource Management


    International Strategic and Human Resource Management is a survey course focusing on international aspects of organizational behavior and organizational theory, strategic management, and human resource management. Topics include understanding and managing across cultures, approaches in staffing, selection and training of managers for foreign assignments, international compensation, international labor relations, strategic planning for international operations, strategies for international competitiveness, organizing international operations, multinational corporations, and ethics and social responsibility in international management.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BADM 369

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 421 - Quantitative Analysis for Business


    Quantitative Analysis for Business involves the utilization of quantitative techniques and models as a potential means of establishing policies of the firm and for solving many of the problems of control that arise in the operation of a modern business enterprise. It is concerned with the contribution of mathematical and statistical technology to the very important area of managerial decision-making under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Elective for business students who have completed BADM 321.  

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: BADM 220 or MATH 281 or STAT 281, and BADM 321

    Note
    Elective for Business students who have completed BADM 321

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management (C)


    This course studies the basic tools of operations management with emphasis on decision-making models in production and planning. Such topics as decision theory, production planning and control, inventory control, materials requirement planning, project management, and quality control are covered.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: BADM 220 or MATH/STAT 281, and BADM 321

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 438 - Entrepreneurship II (C)


    This course focuses on the process of screening an opportunity, drafting a personal entrepreneurial strategy, and understanding the business plan writing process. Building the entrepreneurial team and the acquisition and management of financial resources are emphasized along with venture growth, harvest strategies, and valuation.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: ENTR 438

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy (C)


    This course is designed to develop an understanding of strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation. It involves integrating all functional areas of business, analyzing the environment in which the firm operates, and choosing strategies that enable the firm to meet its objectives.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: BADM 310 and 350 and 370; BADM 360 or 369

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 488 - International Business and Economic Studies


    International Business and Economic Studies is a study tour, lasting about one month, of at least four European countries. Students will attend daily briefings at businesses, labor unions, government agencies and international institutions to learn about the importance of international business and economics to South Dakota and to their careers.

    Credits: 1-6


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    BADM 489 - Business Plan Writing and Competition (C)


    Students will write a business plan and present it to a panel of faculty and business community members. The top three business plan presenters will move on to a statewide competition.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: ENTR 489

    Credits: 1


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    BADM 490 - Seminar (C)


    A highly focused and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media such as Internet and are at the upper division or graduate levels. Enrollment is generally limited to fewer than 20 students.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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    BADM 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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    BADM 493 - Workshop (C)


    Special, intense sessions in specific topic areas. Approximately 45 hours of work is required for each hour of credit. Workshops may vary in time range but typically use a compressed time period for delivery. They may include lectures, conferences, committee work, and group activity.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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    BADM 494 - Internship (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Permission of the school and the company or agency involved, business majors in good standing who have completed junior level courses

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-12


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    BADM 495 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BADM 369

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BADM 498 - Undergrad Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes senior project, and capstone experience. Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 0-12


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    BLAW 452 - Commercial Law and Ethics


    Commercial Law and Ethics is the study of the legal and ethical aspects of commercial transactions. Topics covered include: secured transactions, commercial paper, debtor-creditor relationships, securities regulation, and real and personal property. Ethical and relevant international issues are integrated throughout the course. Additional topics may include insurance, wills, trusts, and bankruptcy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BADM 350

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 456 - Cyberlaw


    Cyberlaw is a study of the legal aspects of managing technology both in the workplace and cyberspace. The course will focus on issues relating to electronic commerce, technology, intellectual property, and the Internet. Social, legal, ethical, and political issues will be addressed with a global perspective.

    Credits: 3


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    ENTR 311 - Finance and Acct for Entrepreneurs


    This course prepares non-business majors for ENTR 440.  The course covers the fundamentals of finance and accounting: including financial ratios, financial statements, cost accounting basics, time value of money, capital budgeting, asset pricing, and risk and return.

    Credits: 3


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    ENTR 330 - Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Thinking


    This course investigates creativity and innovative thinking within organizations.  It draws upon various creative methods to solve problems and to generate novel ideas with the potential for commercialization. Students will gain practical knowledge of creative processes applicable to corporate innovation, new-product development, and new venture formation.

    Credits: 3


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    ENTR 340 - Managing Change & Growth


    This course examines the practical application of managerial concepts important to the entrepreneurial processes at various stages.  Key topics include venture creation, venture growth, relational dynamics, leadership, human capital, and selling a business.

    Credits: 3


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    ENTR 350 - Market Opportunity Analysis


    In this course students will learn to assess trends in the marketplace and consumer needs and their potential as business opportunities.  Students will also develop the skills for assessing the abilities, experience, and resources at the entrepreneur’s disposal.  To determine whether such opportunities are realistic, the combination of both the market feasibility of the opportunity and the resources/abilities of the entrepreneur are considered jointly so that good judgments can be made regarding which opportunities can be pursued with the highest likelihood of success.

    Credits: 3


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    ENTR 440 - Entrepreneurial Valuation & Financing


    This course explores the valuation and financing of new ventures from the perspective of the entrepreneur as well as the perspective of venture capitalists, private equity firms, and other professional investors.  Students will develop financial tools and techniques for making investment decisions as well as pursuing funding from a variety of sources, such as crowdfunding, bootstrapping, and debt and equity vehicles.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: BADM 310 or ENTR 311 or equivalent

    Credits: 3


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BLAW (Business Law)

  
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    BLAW 351 - Business Law (C)


    This course involves a thorough study of the law of contracts, sales, product liability, agency, corporations and other selected topics.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BADM 350

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 431 - Risk Analysis and Insurance (C)


    This course is a study of the management of non-speculative risks and the management devices available for dealing with them. Emphasis is placed on insurance as a tool for managing risks by individuals and businesses.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 433 - Real Estate (C)


    This course is a study of real property interests including brokerage, law, financing, investments, appraisal, property development, property management and marketing.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 457 - Business Ethics (C)


    This course is a study of the ethical implications of managerial decisions. Topics covered include the responsibility of the organization to the individual and society, the role of the individual within the organization, and ethical systems for American business. The course provides an examination and assessment of current American business practices.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 458 - International Business Law (C)


    This course is a study of the legal framework in which international business in conducted. Competing national laws and court systems are examined with respect to international business transactions and the resolution of international business disputes. International commercial law, trade law, trade organizations, and coalitions are examined. Ethical, cultural, and diversity issues are explored.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: BADM 350

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 490 - Seminar (C)


    A highly focused and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media, such as internet, and are at the upper division or graduate levels. Enrollment is generally limited to 20 or fewer students.

    Credits: 3


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    BLAW 492 - Topics (C)


    A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually limited with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.

    Credits: 1-4


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BME (Biomedical Engineering)

  
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    BME 408 - Biomedical Engineering (C)


    This course provides basic concepts in Biomedical Engineering. Topics covered include materials for biomedical engineering, cellular and molecular processes for biomedical engineering, biological sensing, and experimental design.

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    (C) denotes common course
    Course nudual list with BME 508 effective Fall 2014.

    Credits: 3


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    BME 425 - Medical Product Development


    In this course, students will learn how a medical device or pharmaceutical product is developed.  Case studies will be used throughout the course and emphasis will be placed on processes used to identify unmet medical needs, development of innovative solutions to meet the needs, regulatory strategies to guide product development, and manufacturing practices required to produce a product for both national and international markets.

    Credits: 3


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    BME 450 - Regulatory Pathways for Medical Product Development


    The Food and Drug Administration has developed several pathways such as Fast Track, Breakthrough Therapy, and Accelerated Approval that can be used to more efficiently move a drug or device through the approval process.  This course will explore the different pathways and how the FDA determines which products can use these alternative regulatory pathways to move medical products from discovery to market. Prerequisite: ISCI 353 .

    Credits: 3


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CHEM (Chemistry)

  
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    CHEM 104 - Foundations of Chemistry for Educators [SGR #6]


    Course covers foundational topics in Chemistry, including concept of the atom, molecules and salts, intermolecular forces, chemical properties, quantitative chemistry, chemical reactions, chemical energy, and organic and biochemistry. Intended to be taken with other science courses in the 104 series by students majoring in elementary education.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement:  SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Co-requisite: CHEM 104L

    Note
    Registration Restriction, CHEM 104 and 104L: ELED major.

    Credits: 2


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    CHEM 104L - Foundations of Chemistry for Educators Lab [SGR #6]


    Laboratory to accompany CHEM 104.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement:  SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Co-requisite: CHEM 104.

    Note
    Registration Restriction, CHEM 104 and 104L: ELED major.

    Credits: 0


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    CHEM 106 - Chemistry Survey (C) [SGR #6]


    A one-semester survey of chemistry. Introduction to the properties of matter, atomic structure, bonding, stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, states of matter, solutions, and acid-base concepts.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6  

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: MATH-101 MATH-102 MATH-115 MATH-120 MATH-121 MATH-123 MATH-125 MATH-281 MATH-ACT3 MATH-ACT4 MATH-SAT3 MATH-SAT4 MATH-ALG3 MATH-CALG1 MATH-CALG2 MATH-TRIG1 MATH-TRIG3 MATH-TRIG4 MATH-TRIG2 or MATH-TRIG5 Course corequisite: CHEM 106L

    Note
    Not intended for those needing an extensive chemistry background
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 106L - Chemistry Survey Laboratory (C) [SGR #6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 106.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6  

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 106

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 107 - Organic and Biochemistry Survey (C) [SGR #6]


    A survey of organic and biological chemistry. A continuation of CHEM 106.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6  

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 106 Course corequisite: CHEM 107L

    Note
    Not applicable to a chemistry major or minor
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 107L - Organic and Biochemistry Survey Laboratory (C) [SGR#6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 107.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6  

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 107

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 110 - Chemistry and the Environment [SGR #6]


    An introduction to chemical processes relevant to the environment.  Topics include global energy budget, albedo, greenhouse gases, chemistry of the stratosphere, chemistry
    of the troposphere, acid-base chemistry, aqueous redox reactions, interaction of gases with water, recycling, and energy.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite:  CHEM 106 and CHEM 106L or CHEM 112 and CHEM 112L Course corequisite: CHEM 110L

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 110L - Chemistry and the Environment Laboratory [SGR #6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 110.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 110
     

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 112 - General Chemistry I (C) [SGR #6]


    An introduction to the basic principles of chemistry for students needing an extensive background in chemistry (including chemistry majors, science majors, and pre-professional students).

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: MATH 102 or 115 or 120 or 121 or 123 or 125 or 281 Course corequisite: CHEM 112L

    Note
    Completion of a high school course in chemistry is recommended

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 112L - General Chemistry I Laboratory (C) [SGR #6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 112.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 112

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 114 - General Chemistry II (C) [SGR #6]


    A continuation of CHEM 112. An introduction to the basic principles of chemistry for students needing an extensive background in chemistry.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CHEM 112. MATH 102, 115, 120, 121, 123, 125, or 281
    Course corequisite: CHEM 114L

    Note
    (C) denotes common course. Fall 2014 updated prerequisites.

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 114L - General Chemistry II Laboratory (C) [SGR #6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 114.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 112L Course corequisite: CHEM 114

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 116 - Honors Principles of Chemistry [SGR #6]


    Honors chemistry. A continuation of CHEM 112. The theory and description of chemical change is considered in a course of selective content for the prepared student. Laboratory experiences are offered to introduce advanced techniques using discovery-based experiments.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 112 Course corequisite: CHEM 116L

    Note
    Lecture and laboratory components.

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 116L - Honors Principles of Chemistry Laboratory [SGR #6]


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 116.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #6 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 116

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 326 - Organic Chemistry I (C)


    A systematic treatment of the chemistry of carbon compounds, including nomenclature, structure-reactivity relationships, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, and spectroscopy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 114 or 116 Course corequisite: CHEM 326L

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3-4


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    CHEM 326L - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (C)


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 326.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 326

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 328 - Organic Chemistry II (C)


    A continuation of CHEM 326. A systematic treatment of the chemistry of carbon compounds, including nomenclature, structure-reactivity relationships, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, and spectroscopy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 326

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 328L - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (C)


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 328.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 326L Course corequisite: CHEM 328

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-2


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    CHEM 329 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory


    Additional laboratory experience in organic chemistry for Chemistry majors concurrent with CHEM 328. Organic synthesis and instrumental methods will be emphasized.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 326 Course prerequisite or corequisite: CHEM 328

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 330 - Structure and Function of Biomolecules


    Structure and function of the major classes of biological molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and proteins, enzyme cofactors, and nucleic acids).

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 326/326L

    Note
    Term effective: Spring 2014

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 332 - Analytical Chemistry (C)


    Fundamental concepts and principles of quantitative chemical analysis including quantitative chemical equilibrium calculations and error analysis applied to the evaluation of experimental measurements and data.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 114 or 116 Course corequisite: CHEM 332L

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-4


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    CHEM 332L - Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (C)


    Laboratory to accompany CHEM 332.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 332

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-2


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    CHEM 421 - Spectroscopic Analysis (C)


    Determination of the structure of organic compounds using spectroscopic methods.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 328

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 429 - Advanced Chemical Characterization


    This course has a 2 + 1 lecture/lab format that provides a broad approach to the characterization of molecules and materials including: NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, powder and X-ray crystallography, computational chemistry, and microscopy (AFM, TEM, SEM).

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course Corequisite: CHEM 429L  Course Prerequisite: CHEM 326/326L and CHEM 332/332L

    Credits: 2


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    CHEM 429L - Advanced Chemical Characterization Lab


    Laboratory designated to accompany CHEM 429.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course Corequisite: CHEM 429

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 434 - Instrumental Analysis (C)


    Theory and application of modern instrumental methods to chemical analysis.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite:  CHEM 230 or 332 Course corequisite:  CHEM 434L

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 434L - Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (C)


    Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 434.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 434

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    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 442 - Physical Chemistry I


    A study of the fundamental principles governing the behavior of chemical systems. Topics covered in the two-semester sequence include thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics.

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 444 - Physical Chemistry II (C)


    A continuation of Physical Chemistry I. A study of the fundamental principles governing the behavior of chemical systems.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 442

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 452 - Inorganic Chemistry (C)


    Theoretical and periodic aspects of inorganic chemistry.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 442 Course corequisite: CHEM 452L

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    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 452L - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (C)


    Synthesis and characterization of inorganic compounds.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: CHEM 452

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    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 455 - Surface Engineering and Functionalization


    This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals and applications of surface engineering and functionalization technologies. Course topics will include thin film deposition technologies, thick coating, and organic coating methods. The course will also introduce concepts on surface functionalization, coating characterization, and electrochemical surface modifications. This course is developed for both graduate and undergraduate students. Students enrolled at the graduate level will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled at the undergraduate level.

    Cross-listed: Dual list CHEM 555. MES 455/555 at SDSM&T.

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 472 - Chemical Literature Seminar I


    A seminar course on the chemical literature and scientific communication. Topics include searching for chemical information, critical evaluation of research findings, technical writing, and oral presentation of scientific results. Students undertake a comprehensive review of the primary chemical literature on a topic of interest to them.

    Credits: 2


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    CHEM 474 - Chemical Literature Seminar II


    A continuation of CHEM 472. Students complete comprehensive written reviews of their literature research projects begun in the first semester, and present their results to the chemistry faculty in seminar and poster presentations.

    Credits: 1


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    CHEM 482 - Environmental Chemistry (C)


    Examination of the chemistry and chemical processes of the environment, including the role of chemistry in current environmental issues.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHEM 326

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    Credits: 3


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    CHEM 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-9


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    CHEM 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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    CHEM 498 - Undergraduate Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes senior project and capstone experience, independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.
     

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    Credits: 0-12


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CHIN (Chinese)

  
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    CHIN 101 - Introductory Chinese I (C)


    An opportunity to develop skills in everyday spoken Chinese. Emphasis will be on correct pronunciation, listening skills, and fluency.

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    Credits: 4


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    CHIN 102 - Introductory Chinese II (C)


    A continuation of CHIN 101, except that 200 new Chinese characters will be introduced.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: CHIN 101

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    Credits: 4


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CLHU (Classical Humanities)

  
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    CLHU 100 - Introduction to Philosophy [SGR #4]


    Introduces competing philosophical views of reality, perception, learning, and values, emphasizing their relevance to the contemporary world.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4 

    Cross-listed: PHIL 100

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 101 - Medical Terminology


    Analysis of word formation with special attention to Latin and Greek elements in medical terminology.

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 403 - Introduction to Linguistics


    History of linguistics and basic principles of its subareas.

    Cross-listed: ANTH 403, LING 403, MFL 440

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 404 - Classical Mythology


    The origin and development of classical myths, their importance in classical literature, and their influence in literature, drama, music, psychology, and art.

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    Registration restriction: Junior standing or Instructor consent

    Cross-listed: Also ENGL 404, HIST 404 and REL 404

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 405 - Greek Art and Archaeology


    The development of Greek art and architecture from the Minoan and Mycenaean periods through the Hellenistic period.

    Cross-listed: HIST 405, ARTH 405

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 411 - Ancient Philosophy


    Study of the beginning of western philosophy and the problems investigated by Greek philosophers, with emphasis on Plato and Aristotle.

    Cross-listed: PHIL 411

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 418 - Ancient Rome


    Roman republic and empire through the age of Constantine with emphasis on social and political developments and a survey of the imperial provinces.

    Cross-listed: HIST 422

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 421 - The Ancient World in Film


    This course surveys the history of making films about the ancient world. Students will become familiar not only with typical films of the genre but also popular culture’s reception of the ancient world and with the basic elements of film-making. Finally, students will develop the critical tools for analyzing and critiquing films.

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 424 - Early Church


    This class will examine the growth and development of Christianity from its beginning through the reign of Constantine.  Course not offered every year. 

    Credits: 3


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    CLHU 425 - Medieval Europe


    The history of Europe in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries with emphasis on intellectual, artistic, and religious developments

    Cross-listed: HIST 425

    Credits: 3


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