Popular Summer Courses

Popular Summer Courses

June Term

CHEM 211. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
This course uses both a mechanistic and functional-group approach to introduce organic concepts. Topics include bonding, functional groups, stereochemistry, acids and bases, and conformations. Mechanisms covered include electrophilic addition, SN2, SN1, E1, E2 and radical reactions. This course deals with compounds from the aliphatic series. Prerequisites: CHEM 113, CHEM 113L, CHEM 114, and CHEM 114L with a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHEM 211L. One semester; three credits

CHEM 211L. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
This course is designed to teach the student the techniques of organic chemistry as well as to carry out reactions discussed in class. Some of the techniques presented are distillation, recrystallization, and extraction. The experiments will teach the proper methods of carrying out reactions. Prerequisites: CHEM 113, CHEM 113L, CHEM 114, and CHEM 114L with a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHEM 211. One semester; one credit.

PHYS 201. INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I
A general physics course covering the topics of mechanics, heat, and sound. Designed primarily for biology majors. Prerequisite: High school algebra and trigonometry or MATH 117. Corequisite: PHYS 201L. Offered in the Fall semester. A student can receive credit for only one of PHYS 150 and PHYS 201. One semester; three credits

PHYS 201L. INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I LABORATORY
Laboratory to accompany PHYS 201. Corequisite: PHYS 201. Offered in the Fall semester. One semester; one credit

ENG 211. INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE I
A study of the literary forms of the novel and the short story, including the reading of significant world novels and short stories. This course will include an emphasis on writing skills cultivated in ENG 111 and 112. Prerequisites: ENG 111 and 112. One semester; three credits

July Term

PHYS 251. PHYSICS II
A second course in physics covering electric forces, electric fields, voltage, capacitance, current, resistance, magnetic forces, magnetic fields, induction, oscillations, and waves. Prerequisite PHYS 150. Corequisite: PHYS 251L. One semester; three credits

PHYS 251L. PHYSICS II LABORATORY
Laboratory to accompany PHYS 251. Corequisite: PHYS 251. One semester; one credit

ART 205. BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
An introduction to the fundamentals of digital photography. The course emphasis is on understanding photography as a tool for visual expression. Payment of expendable materials fee is required. One semester; three credits

MATH 131. CALCULUS I
The goals of the course are to teach the student important concepts of calculus and its applications. Topics include functions, the derivative and its interpretations, the definite integral and its interpretations, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, rules of differentiation, applications of the derivative and antiderivatives. Three lectures and one laboratory period per week. A student can receive credit for only one of MATH 129 or 131. Prerequisite: MATH 110 with a grade of “C” or higher, or MATH 117 with a grade of “C” or higher. This prerequisite is waived for a student who passes a departmental placement test. A grade of “C” or higher in this course is required to proceed to MATH 132. One semester; three credits

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