Feb 05, 2023  
2015-2016 General Catalog 
    
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Architecture

  
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    ARC 6974 Thesis/master’s Project Planning (3)


    Prerequisite: ARC 6245 . The subject of the course is the task of planning a thesis or master¿s project in architecture, specifically of selecting an appropriate topic; organizing the committee; writing pertinent proposals; selecting appropriate research methods; and planning, scheduling, implementing, and presenting the project.

  
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    ARC 6991 Urban Dsgn Wkshp-i


  
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    ARC 6992 Urban Dsgn Wkshp-II



Art

  
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    ART ELECT Studio Art: Drawing Portfo


    Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio. This Is A Course Derived From Appropriate Test Scores (i.e. Ap) Approved By The Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-by-exam Equivalents

  
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    ART 2-D Studio Art: 2-d Desn Portfo


    Studio Art: 2-d Design Portfolio: This Is A Course Derived From Appropriate Test Scores (i.e. Ap) Approved By The Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-by-exam Equivalents

  
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    ART 3-D Studio Art: 3-d Desn Portfo


    Studio Art: 3-d Design Portfolio: This Is A Course Derived From Appropriate Test Scores (i.e. Ap) Approved By The Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-by-exam Equivalents

  
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    ART 1201C Design I: Introduction To Visual Elements (3)


    Principles Of Visual Organization; Primarily Two-dimensional Experiences.

  
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    ART 1202C Design II: Intermediate Form Organization (3)


    Prerequisite: Art 1201. Continuation Of Design I, Introduction To Three-dimensional Aspects Of Surface Development And Structure.

  
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    ART 1915 Colloquium In Art


  
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    ART 2003C Sur Studio Art Prctc


    This Course Includes Demonstration, Discussions, And Slide/film Presentations That Explore The Way Artists Work In A Broad Range Of Media. Emphasis On Visual Perception And Basic Art Making. Offered To Non-art Majors

  
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    ART 2100C Wood, Metal, Plastics (3)


    Creation Of Three Dimensional Forms Using Wood, Metal And Plastics.

  
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    ART 2115C Ceramics III Glaz Ex


  
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    ART 2130C Textile Design (3)


    Design As Related To Textile Surface Printing, Weaving, And Rug Hooking.

  
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    ART 2280C Lettering (3)


    Principles Of Design Applied To Lettering Problems; Study Of Various Styles And Development Of Skills In Execution.

  
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    ART 2300C Drawing I (3)


    Basic Drawing And Composition-introduction To Representation. The Use Of Various Drawing Media, Consisting Primarily Of A Study Of Still-life, Spatial Description, And Landscapes.

  
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    ART 2301C Drawing II (3)


    Basic Drawing And Composition-interpretation, Pictorial Form And Content. Consisting Primarily Of A Study Of Still-life, Landscapes, And The Human Figure.

  
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    ART 2302C Drawing III


  
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    ART 2330C Life Drawing (3)


    Prerequisite: Art 2300. Drawing The Human Figure, Using A Variety Of Media.

  
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    ART 2400C Graphics I (3)


    Introduction To Graphic Processes, Consisting Primarily Of A Study Of The Fundamental Procedures Of Image Making, Relief Printing And Intaglio Printing.

  
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    ART 2430C Graphics II (3)


    Serigraphy, Introduction To Silkscreen Printing With Emphasis On Image Making, Inventive Designing And The Handling Of Tools And Materials Used In Silkscreen.

  
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    ART 2501C Paint II-opaque Medi


    Painting From Still Life, Relating Subject To Pictorial Form And Content, Landscape, And Human Figure ; Special Problems With Acrylic Medium

  
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    ART 2540C Paint I-water-base M


    Painting I: Water Based Media (3) Painting From Still Life, Relating Subject To Pictorial Form And Content, Landscape, And Human Figure; Special Problems With Opaque Media.

  
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    ART 2752C Ceramics II Throw Wh


  
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    ART 2754C Ceramics I Handbuild


  
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    ART 3158C Metal Work & Enamel


  
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    ART 3233C Advertising Design (3)


    Prerequisite: Art 1201, 2300, 2301. Introduction To Interdisciplinary Electronic Art, Combining Visual Design And Craftsmanship, And Video, With Computer Skills.

  
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    ART 3280 Lettering


  
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    ART 3330 Life Drawing


  
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    ART 3401C Graphics II


  
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    ART 3563C Painting III Oil Medium


  
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    ART 3710C Sculpture I: Clay And Plaster (3)


    Three-dimensional Form Using Clay And Plaster. Study Of Three-dimensional Form, Selected Media And Sculptural Concepts.

  
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    ART 3711C Sculpture II: Wood, Stone, Metal (3)


    Prerequisite: ART 3710 or consent of instructor. Three-dimensional form using wood, stone and metal.

  
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    ART 3764C Beginning Ceramics


  
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    ART 3766C Ceramics III Glaz Ex


  
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    ART 3946 Prac Recre Art Crf I


  
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    ART 3947 Pract Art Mgmt I


  
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    ART 3948 Pract Art Merch I


  
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    ART 4403 Graphics IV: Advanced Problems (3-6).


    Prerequisite: ART 2400C , Art 2401c And Permission Of Instructor. Advanced Problems In Graphics.

  
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    ART 4562C Mural Painting


  
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    ART 4564C Painting V Synth Med


  
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    ART 4730C Sculp IV Adv Metal C


  
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    ART 4905 Dir Indiv Study


  
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    ART 4905A Directed IndIVidual Study In Painting (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And A Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4905B Directed IndIVidual Study In Sculpture (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And A Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4905C Directed IndIVidual Study In Graphics (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And A Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4905D Directed IndIVidual Study In Design (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4905E Directed Independent Study In Ceramics (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And A Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4905G Directed IndIVidual Study In Art Education (1-6)


    Prerequisite: Permission Of Department Chair And A Supervising Professor. Repeatable To A Maximum Of Six Semester Hours.

  
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    ART 4907 Indep Stdy Graphic I


  
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    ART 4908 Indep Stdy Sclupture


  
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    ART 4910 Indep Stdy Compv Art


  
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    ART 4911 Ind Stdy Comm Art Dn


  
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    ART 4915 Colloquium In Art (2)


    Enrichment program dealing with current topics in art criticism, personalities in visual art, and field experiences concerning the art profession. Students will work on completing their work for the senior exhibition and developing

  
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    ART 4923C Media Wrkshp: Prtmak


    Advanced Study In Contemporary Processes Form Selected Printmaking Forms With Emphasis On Professional Applications

  
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    ART 4926C Media Wrksh: Elec Im


  
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    ART 4928C Media Wrksh: Adv Des


  
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    ART 4944 Pract Visual Comm II


    Practical Application Of Professional Practices As It Relates To Digital Imaging And Animation

  
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    ART 4945 Pract Cr Dsn Cons II


  
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    ART 4946 Prac Recre Art Cr II


  
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    ART 4947 Pract Art Mgmt II


    Continuing Practice Of Professional Practice As It Relates To Art Management; Development And Exhibitions. Emphasis On Gallery Management And Coordination Of Special Events

  
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    ART 4948 Pract Art Merch II



Art Education

  
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    ARE 4043 Theory & Practice II


  
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    ARE 4930 Aesthetics



Art History

  
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    ARH 1300C Drawing I


  
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    ARH 2000 Art Appreciation (3)


    A survey of the vital functions of art in a society.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 2000E Art Appreciation (3)


    A Survey Of The Vital Functions Of Art In A Society.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 2000HB Art Appreciation (3)


    A Survey Of The Vital Functions Of Art In A Society

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 2050 Art History I (3)


    Styles of sculpture, painting and architecture from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 2051 Art History II (3)


    Styles in art from the Renaissance to the Modern era.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 3000 Art Appreciation


    Nonchronological Approach To The Understanding And Appreciation Of Works Of Art

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 3056 Hist & Crit Of Art,I


  
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    ARH 3057 Hist & Crit Of Art,II


  
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    ARH 3610 American Art (3)


    A survey of American art from the 18th to the 20th century.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  
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    ARH 4173 Minoan Crete


    This Course Studies Specific Aspects Of The Archaeology And Art Of Greece And Italy.

  
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    ARH 4312 Italian Ren Art 16th Century


  
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    ARH 4410 Modern Art (3)


    A survey of 19th- and 20th-century painting, sculpture and architecture.

  
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    ARH 4520 African Art (3)


    A Survey Of African Art, With Principle Attention Given To Sculpture, With Concern For Style And Regional Differentiation.

  
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    ARH 4620 Us Art 1876-1950


    This Course Surveys Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, And Material Culture From 1876 To The 1950s, Reflecting Regional And Multiculturalresponses To Questions Of Subjectivity And Modernity Such As “what Is ‘american’ About Our Country And Its Art?” The Course Also Explores How Developing A National Identity In This Culture Was A Central Concern During This Period

  
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    ARH 4633 African American Art (3)


    A survey of contributions to the plastic arts, such as painting, sculpture, architecture, and craft/art, made by artists of African descent in America. Emphasis on 17th through 20th centuries.

  
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    ARH 5896 Word & Image



Asian History

  
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    ASH 4300 The Far East In History (3)


    Opening Up Of Far East By Western Powers, And Its Development In 19th And 20th Centuries.


Astronomy

  
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    AST 1002 Astronomy (3)


    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Natural Science
  
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    AST 1002 Planets/stars/galxes


    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Natural Science
  
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    AST 1002L Intro Astronomy Lab


    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Natural Science
  
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    AST 4220 Astrophysics I


    This Course Is An Upper-level Introduction To Astrophysics. It Presents The Physical And Mathematical Treatment Of The Properties Of The Universe And The Bodies Within It, Including The Formation, Structure, And Evolution Of Stars, Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Binary Stars, White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, And Black Holes

  
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    AST 4221 Astrophysics II


    Presents The Physical And Mathematical Treatment Of The Properties Of The Universe And The Bodies Within It, Including A Study Of The Formation, Structure And Evolution Of Galaxies, Galactic And Extragalactic Media, Clustering And Large-scale Structure And Cosmology.

  
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    AST 5210 Intro To Astro


    This Course Introduces Science Majors To Key Aspects And Concepts Of Modern Astronomy And Astrophysics. Topics Cover Coordinate Systems, Instrumentation, Our Sun And Planets, Stars And Stellar Evolution, Binary Systems And Variable Stars, Stellar Explosions, Galaxies, As Well As The Evolution Of The Universe.

  
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    AST 5219 Astrophysics Seminar


    The Seminar Introduces Students To Current Research Topics In Astronomy And Astrophysics. The Course Will Include Presentation And Discussion Of Recently Published Research Papers, Own Research Work And Occasional Review Publications. The Topics Will Span Observational And Theoretical Astrophysics Alike

  
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    AST 5416 Cosmology & Structure Format


    Covers The Evolution Of The Universe From A “hot Big Bang” To The Current Epoch. Topics Include Cosmological Expansion, The Hubble Constant And Other Cosmological Parameters, The Microwave Background Radiation, Early Universe Nucleosynthesis, The Growth Of Large-scale Structure, The “dark Ages” And The Re-ionization Of The Universe, The Horizon And Other Fine-tuning Problems, Distance Determinations, Redshift Surveys, Inflation, Cosmological Acceleration, Dark Matter & Dark Energy.

  
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    AST 5418 Extrgalactic Astronomy


    Survey Of The Physics And Phenomenology Of Galaxies And Galaxy Clusters. Includes Stellar Populations, Classification Systems, Interstellar/intergalactic Material, Chemical Abundances And Evolution, Galaxy Formation, Structure, Dynamics And Evolution, Extragalactic Distance Determination, Interacting Systems, And Active Galactic Nuclei.

  
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    AST 5725 Obs Tech Astro


    This Course Covers Principles And Techniques Used In Obtaining Modern Astronomical Data. Includes An Overview Of Current And Next-generation Astronomical Instrumentation, Discussion Of Calibration Schemes And Observing Strategies, And An Introduction To Analysis Techniques.

  
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    AST 5760 Computational Astrophysics


    Introduction To Numerical Methods In The Context Of Observational And Theoretical Astrophysics. The Course Covers Interpolation, Approximation, Minimization And Optimization, Solution Of Linear Systems Of Equations, Random Number Generation, Function Integration, Numerical Differentiation, Numerical Integration Of Ordinary Differential Equations, Stiff Systems Of Odes, Survey Of Methods For Partial Differential Equations (poisson Equation, Heat Diffusion, Hydrodynamics)

  
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    AST 6024 Exp Methods Observ Astronomy


    This Course Discusses The Basic Practical Tools, Methods And Phenomena That Underlie Quantitative Optical ( Visible, Ultraviolet X-ray And Infrared) And Radio Astronomy, Spectroscopic Methods, Synoptic Methods, Interferometric Methods, Statistical Methods In Astronomical Data Analysis

  
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    AST 6416 Introduction To Cosmology


    Course On Cosmology Suitable For Beginning Graduate Students. The Course Will Use, But Develop The Major Results From General Relativity, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physcis, Thermodynamics And Statistical Physics. Covers The Evolution, Geometry, Possible Fate Of The Universe. Mathematical Description Of The Universe Will Be Discussed. Inferences From Observational Data Will Be Emphasized.


Banking

  
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    BAN 2501 Money And Banking


    This Is A Course Derived From Appropriate Test Scores (i.e. Dantes) Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-by-exam Equivalents


Biochemistry

  
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    BCH 3023 Intro To Biochem


  
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    BCH 3501C Enzymology


  
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    BCH 3501L Enzymology Lab


  
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    BCH 4033 Biochemistry I (3)


    Prerequisite: CHM 3211 . Chemistry Of Biomolecules: Proteins, Carbohydrates, And Lipids. A Basic Study Of Membranes, Enzymes, Enzyme Kinetics, Vitamins, Intermediary Metabolism, And Bioenergetics.

  
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    BCH 4033L Biochemistry I Lab (1)


    Prerequisite: BCH 4033 . Introduction To Biochemical Techniques. Experiments Include Ph Determination, Buffer Preparation, Organelle Separation, Protein Quantitation, Chromatography, And Electrophoresis.

 

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