ACCT 229. (ACCT 2301, 2401) Introductory Accounting. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II, S Analysis, recording and reporting of business transactions; partnership and corporation accounting; analysis and use of financial statements. Prerequisite: Sophomore classification.
AERO 304. Aerospace Structural Analysis I. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II Structural design considerations; mechanics of structures; introduction to elasticity; constitution of materials; analysis of typical aerospace structures in bending, extension, torsion and shear. Prerequisites: AERO 320 or registration therein; AERO 213, AERO 214, MATH 308.
AGEC 447. Food and Agricultural Price Analysis. (3-0). Credit 3. I Factors influencing the level of food and agricultural prices; price trends and seasonal variation; methods of forecasting demands and prices; and futures trading. Prerequisites: AGEC 314; AGEC 317; and junior or senior classification.
AGSM 201. (AGRI 2301) Farm Tractors and Power Units. (2-2). Credit 3. I, II, S Tractors and other internal combustion power units used on farms; principles of operation, horsepower measurements, maintenance and adjustments of the electrical, ignition, fuel, lubricating and cooling systems.
ANTH 324. Music in World Cultures. (3-0). Credit 3. Examines music from an ethnomusicological perspective focusing on musical performance and the complex interrelationship of music to culture, society, and daily life; surveys music from a variety of cultures through a series of case studies. Prerequisite: MUSC 102 or approval of instructor. Cross-listed with MUSC 324.
ARTS 104. Introduction to Graphic Design. (0-2). Credit 1. Introduction to the concepts and techniques utilized in the layout of graphic presentations; basic digital camera operations, typography, use of color, design principles; integration of type, graphic elements and images. Prerequisite: Major in visualization only.
ARTS 304. Graphic Design II. (2-4). Credit 3. I, II. Continuation of ARTS 203; concepts in advanced graphics as a tool for design solutions for publication and promotion; emphasis on creative thinking over technology. Prerequisites: ARTS 203; junior or senior classification.
ATMO 443. Radar Meteorology. (2-2). Credit 3. Principles of radar theory, hardware, operations and analysis using real-time radar and computer-based case studies; conventional, Doppler and polarimetric weather radar; precipitation estimation, hydrometeor identification and air motion analysis; observations and analyses of thunderstorms, mesocyclones, tornadoes and gust fronts. Prerequisites: PHYS 208 or PHYS 219; ATMO 352.
BEFB 474. Biliteracy for Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms. (3-0). Credit 3. Social and linguistic characteristics of second language learners influencing literacy skills; reading and literature instruction for second language learners; reading and writing process across the curriculum for second language learners. Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification. Must be taken concurrently with BEFB 472.
BIOL 213. Molecular Cell Biology. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II Explores the molecular basis of cell structure, function and evolution; gene regulation, cell division cycle, cancer, immunity, differentiation, multicellularity and photosynthesis. Students may not take concurrently with, or after the completion of, BIOL 413. Prerequisites: BIOL 112; CHEM 227 or concurrent enrollment.
CHEN 205. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II First and second laws of thermodynamics; volumetric properties of pure fluids; heat effects; applications to flow processes, power cycles, refrigeration. Prerequisites: CHEN 204; MATH 251.
DCED 160. Ballet I. (0-5). Credit 2. Introduction to ballet technique for dancers; series of barre exercises progressing to center work, explanation of positions of the body and port de bras; understand proper body alignment as it relates to ballet technique; appreciation of ballet as an instrument of expression. May be taken 3 times for credit. Prerequisites: Dance minors and dance science track majors only or approval of instructor.
GEOP 213. Exploration of the Moon. (1-0). Credit I. Introduction to geology and geophysics of Earth’s Moon, as compared with Earth; origin of terrestrial planets; origin of the moon; physics of meteor impact; tectonics and volcanism; gravity anomalies; paleomagnetism; Moon’s geologic history; relatively non-technical course. Prerequisite: GEOL 101 or equivalent or approval of instructor.
MATH 419. Applications of Actuarial Science. (2-0). Credit 2. Applications of actuarial science using mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and finance industries; emphasis on probability, statistics, finance, and economics; focus on using probabilistic models in the estimation of insurance premiums. May be taken two times for credit. Prerequisite: MATH 411 or STAT 414.
MGMT 475. Leadership Development. (3-0). Credit 3. Explores the evolution of leadership theory and practice with an emphasis on effective and ineffective leaders’ traits, behaviors, and styles in profit and not-for-profit work organizations; reviews critical aspects of leader role behavior from theoretical and practical perspectives; examines leader effectiveness at the individual, group, and strategic level. Prerequisite: MGMT 363.
PHYS 303. Advanced Mechanics II. (3-0). Credit 3. Classical mechanics of particles and rigid bodies with an emphasis on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian methods; applications to chaos, scattering, coupled oscillations, and continua, including sound in fluids; mechanical implications of special relativity; introduction to drag and turbulence in fluids; introduction to elasticity in solids; Euler buckling instability. Prerequisites: PHYS 302 and PHYS 332.
SOCI 205. (SOCI 1301) Introduction to Sociology. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II, S Sociological perspectives including concepts and methods; social class and social status, the family, minorities, crime, religion, power, urbanization and population.
UGST 182. Topics in Undergraduate Studies. Credit 1 to 3. Selected interdisciplinary topics related to specific programs as identified by the office of undergraduate studies; for students in approved first year programs. May be taken two times for credit. Prerequisite: Freshman classification or approval of instructor.
VIBS 305. Biomedical Anatomy. (2-4). Credit 4. I, II Comprehensive mammalian gross anatomy course, using the dog as the model species; laboratory dissection, veterinary nomenclature with human correlates and the application of anatomy to clinical situations. Prerequisites: BIOL 114 and BIOL 124; junior or senior classification; BIMS major with a minimum overall 2.5 Texas A&M GPA.
VTPB 221. Great Diseases of the World. (3-0). Credit 3. Great infectious and parasitic diseases; introduction to the major diseases affecting humans and other mammals including plague, tuberculosis, AIDS and malaria. Prerequisite: Freshman or sophomore classification.
VTPB 301. Wildlife Diseases. (3-0). Credit 3. I Basic mechanisms of diseases as they occur in wildlife populations; interplay of habitat requirements, individual physiological requirements and disease producing mechanisms of varied wildlife species. Prerequisite: Junior classification or approval of department head. Cross-listed with WFSC 327.