Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


The courses listed below are all active courses in the course inventory. Students should refer to the class schedule or the appropriate academic department to inquire about course offerings.

 
  
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    ACCT 208 - Accounting Principles


    LCCN CACC 2113, Introduction to Financial Accounting

    Description
    Basic accounting and financial reporting concepts and the significance of accounting information in financial analysis and business decision-making.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ACCT 208 and ACCT 206.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 (with a grade of C or better) and Sophomore standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 241 - Managerial Accounting


    LCCN CACC 2213, Introduction to Managerial Accounting

    Description
    Use of accounting concepts, techniques, reports, analyses, and interpretations as an aid to management.

    Note(s)
    Credits for this course may not be applied toward an accounting degree. No duplicate credit for ACCT 241 and ACCT 311 or ACCT 341.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 208 (with a grade of C or better).

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 302 - Commercial Law


    Description
    Analysis of the law of contracts, sales, commercial paper, partnerships, security interests, bankruptcy, property, bailments, trusts and wills.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ACCT 302 and BADM 302.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BADM 201, ENGL 102 (with a grade of C or better), and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 305 - Intermediate Accounting I


    Description
    Intensive investigation of the theory and practice underlying the basic financial statements of business organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 208 (with a grade of C or better), ENGL 102 (with a grade of C or better), (MATH 130 [with a grade of C or better], MATH 231, or STAT 231), and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 306 - Intermediate Accounting II


    Description
    Intensive investigation of the theory and practice underlying the basic financial statements of business organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 305 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 311 - Cost


    LCCN CACC 3113, Cost Accounting (Upper Level)

    Description
    Cost accounting fundamentals; the use of cost information in management planning, control, and the decision process.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ACCT 311 and ACCT 241 or ACCT 341.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 208 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 317 - Income Tax


    LCCN CACC 3213, Tax I (Upper Level)

    Description
    Introduction to the Internal Revenue Code and basic federal income tax provisions with emphasis on individual income tax.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ACCT 317 and ACCT 315.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 208 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 318 - Advanced Income Tax


    Description
    Federal income tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code as they relate to estate and gift taxation; taxation of partnerships and partnership elections; income taxation of estates, trusts, and exempt entities; selected tax topics that are relevant to the taxation of these entities; and tax research methods.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 317 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 319 - Advanced Corporate Income Tax


    LCCN CACC 3223, Tax II (Upper Level)

    Description
    Federal income tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code as they relate to C-Corporations, S-Corporations, and LLCs; selected tax topics that are relevant to the taxation of corporations; choice of entity and tax research methods.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 317 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 405 - Advanced Accounting


    Description
    Business combinations and fundamentals of consolidated financial statements disclosures. Fundamentals of the accounting process for public sector organizations. Financial accounting for international activities and financial disclosure of international entities. Determination of entities’ reportable organization segments. Financial Accounting for partner-owned entities.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 306 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 415 - Auditing


    LCCN CACC 3313, Auditing (Upper Level)

    Description
    Theory and procedures of (external) financial statement auditing, including ethics and auditing standards generally accepted in the US.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 306 (with a grade of C or better), (MATH 231 or STAT 231), and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 418 - Forensic and Investigative Accounting and Auditing


    Description
    Various techniques and real-world issues related to forensic and investigative accounting, auditing, and fraud cases. Uncovering accounting crimes, courtroom procedures and litigation support, cyber crime, and fraud cases are discussed.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 306 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 431 - Governmental Accounting


    Description
    Accounting, budgeting, fiscal processes and financial records of local, state, and federal governmental bodies and of other non-business organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 208 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 451 - Accounting Information Systems


    Description
    System concepts and their application in the design, implementation, control, and audit of accounting information systems, including computerized systems.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 306 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 461 - Intermediate Accounting III


    Description
    Intensive investigation of the theory and practice underlying the basic financial statements of business organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 306 (with a grade of C or better) and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 485 - Accounting Internship


    Description
    Structured program of work experience in accounting with a participating employer and a coordinator from College of Business. Minimum of 150 hours of work experience is required for each 3 hours credit.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours, but only 3 credit hours may be applied toward an accounting degree. No duplicate credit for ACCT 485 and ACCT 391. For accounting majors only.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 305 (with a grade of C or better), Junior standing, and permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Field Experience 150 hours

    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    ACCT 620 - Accounting Information for Decision Making


    Description
    Development and use of accounting and related information for management planning, control, and internal and external decision making.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ACCT 628 - Federal Taxes and Management Decisions


    Description
    Pragmatic approach to understanding the important tax consequences that attach to many common business transactions.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGEC 201 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics


    Description
    Role of agriculture in the national economy; the application of basic economic and sociological principles to agricultural production, marketing, consumption and policy.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGEC 301 - Marketing of Agricultural Products


    Description
    Marketing concepts and principles applied to agriculture, including the development and operation of the marketing system; analysis of market structure, organization and functions; demand and supply analysis; analysis of agricultural product prices and marketing costs.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGEC 201 and ECON 203.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGEC 302 - Agricultural Records and Accounts


    Description
    Practical approach to record-keeping and accounting procedures applicable to the farm firm, with emphasis on maintaining inventories, cash accounts, enterprise accounts and other types of records; the use of records in managing a farm business; income tax reporting for farmers.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGEC 201 and (ACCT 206 or ACCT 208).

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGEC 401 - Principles of Farm Management


    Description
    Application of economic and management principles to the farm business, with emphasis on farm business organization, enterprise budgeting and cost-returns analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGEC 201 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGEC 402 - Agricultural Finance


    Description
    Application of finance theory to capital and credit requirements of farms and other agribusiness firms; analysis of sources of funds, costs, terms, and risks involved in the use of agricultural credit.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGEC 201 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGEC 404 - Grain Marketing


    Description
    Description and analysis of alternative marketing strategies available to grain producers; study of grain merchandising by middlemen; an examination of grain export opportunities.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGEC 201.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGEC 431 - Livestock Marketing


    Description
    Application of marketing principles to the livestock and meat industry in the United States.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for AGEC 431 and ANSC 431.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGEC 451 - Special Problems in Agricultural Economics


    Description
    Directed individual study of selected problems in agricultural economics.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 3-9
  
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    AGEN 302 - Shop


    Description
    Principles and practices involved in farm shops including, but not limited to, carpentry, engine mechanics and repairs, electrical, welding, and shop related activities.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRI 100 - Varsity Rodeo


    Description
    Participation in University Varsity Rodeo program.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue additional credit. Credits for this course may not be applied toward a degree.

    Cr 3
    Lab 9
  
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    AGRI 101 - Introduction to Plant Science


    Description
    Principles and practices involved in the production and utilization of plants with emphasis on world food crops.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for AGRI 101 and AGRO 101 or BIOL 107.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRI 111 - Introduction to Agriculture


    Description
    Overview of all agricultural disciplines with emphasis on opportunities and educational requirements.

    Cr 1
    Lec 1
  
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    AGRI 340 - Junior Seminar


    Description
    Evaluation of refereed publications, including review of literature and scientific methods and a critical analysis of results and discussion.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

    Cr 1
    Lec 1
    Course Designation(s)
    • NYF
  
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    AGRI 401 - Agricultural Statistics


    Description
    Application of statistical methods and techniques in the analysis and interpretation of agricultural data.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): MATH 113 or MATH 170.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRI 441 - Seminar


    Description
    Capstone course. Both oral and written reports are required. Written examination will be given.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGRI 340, senior standing, or permission of department head.

    Cr 1
    Lec 1
    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
    • NYF
  
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    AGRI 461 - Agricultural Internship


    Description
    Work experience for students desiring to enhance their knowledge of technical and scientific information as it applies to the production of agriculture commodities or other related activities. Interns must work a minimum of 40 hours per academic credit hour for a minimum of 240 total hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and permission of department head.

    Cr 6
    Lab 12
    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    AGRI 601 - Graduate Seminar


    Description
    Audio-visual presentations of the literature and current research in various fields of agronomy, animal science, range management, and wildlife management.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 1
  
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    AGRI 602 - Research


    Description
    Individual research problems.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 3 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 3-9
  
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    AGRI 603 - Selected Topics in Agriculture Science


    Description
    Selected topics in agricultural science such as force management, soil and plant fertility, animal nutrition, physiology, reproduction, and agricultural economics.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 9 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRI 604 - Research Methods


    Description
    Investigations and discussions of the procedures used in agricultural research, including experimental design, data collection, preparation, and analysis of results.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRI 605 - Advanced Animal Nutrition


    Description
    An advanced course dealing with the nutrition of domestic animals. Comprehensive overview of nutrients, nutrient metabolism, and nutrient requirements. Biochemical and physiological functions of nutrients in life processes.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRI 606 - Data Analyses and Research Methods in Agriculture, Food, Nutrition, and Natural Resource Sciences


    Description
    Focuses on conducting research and collecting data for a thesis or other research study. Covers data analyses and interpretation of data sets and the presentation of these data both orally and written. Both quantitative and qualitative analysis will be covered including interpretation using statistical programs for descriptive and inferential statistical analysis, in addition to numerical structuring and organization through standard spreadsheets and tables.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): MATH 231, STAT 231, or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRI 699 - Thesis


    Description
    Student must register for the thesis course during each semester the thesis is in progress. Student must be enrolled in thesis the semester the thesis is completed and approved by the examining committee.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Cr 3-6
  
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    AGRO 201 - Forage Crops and Pastures


    Description
    Study of varieties, culture, adaptation, preservation, and management of plants useful for forage, meadows, and pastures, particularly those of the South.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRO 301 - Soils


    Description
    Fundamental principles of soil science. The physical and chemical properties of soils as related to plant growth.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): 8 credit hours of CHEM.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRO 312 - Small Grain Production


    Description
    Production aspects of rice, corn, sorghum and wheat.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGRI 101 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRO 313 - Soybean Production


    Description
    Soybean production procedures in Louisiana and other major U.S. producing areas.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGRI 101 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRO 331 - Agronomic Pest Control


    Description
    Integrated pest management systems and their use in crop production.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRO 401 - Soil Fertility


    Description
    Course dealing with the various factors associated with maintaining and improving soil fertility. Sources, manufacture, and utilization of plant nutrients.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for AGRO 401 and AGRO 501.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): AGRO 301 or permission of department head.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    AGRO 451 - Weed Control


    Description
    Weed problems encountered in the production of agronomic and horticultural crops, and the possibilities and potential problems involved in applying control measures to such problems.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): 8 credit hours of CHEM.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    AGRO 491 - Special Problems in Agronomy


    Description
    Directed individual study of selected problems in Agronomy.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 3-9
  
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    AGRO 501 - Soil Fertility


    Description
    Factors associated with maintaining and improving soil fertility. Sources, manufacture, and utilization of plant nutrients. Assignments in advanced academic content required. Research report and presentation required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for AGRO 501 and AGRO 401.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 101 - General Animal Science


    Description
    Introductory course designed to orient the student in the livestock and meat industry. Consideration given to market grades, classes, breeding, feeding, selection, and management of beef cattle, swine, sheep, and horses.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 102 - Introduction to Livestock Judging and Oral Reasons


    Description
    Principles of live animal and carcass judging, including the procedure, organization, and delivery of oral and written reasons.

    Cr 1
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 201 - Growth and Development of Farm Animals


    Description
    Growth and development of farm animals pertaining to current production practices within the livestock industry. Tissue and body growth, development, and composition: patterns of tissue deposition in livestock; control and modification of normal and abnormal growth.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (ANSC 101 and BIOL 101) or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 211 - Poultry Production


    Description
    Fundamental principles and practices of poultry production under Louisiana conditions.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 301 - Applied Animal Nutrition


    Description
    Application of nutritional concepts to the practical feeding of cattle, swine, sheep, poultry, horses, dogs, and cats. Emphasis on the nutritional value of feedstuffs, critical nutrient requirements, feed processing, ration formulation, and computer formulation of least-cost rations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 201 and 3 credit hours of MATH.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 302 - Animal Nutrition


    Description
    Role of nutrients in the metabolism of farm animals, nutrient utilization, and energy efficiency in production.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 101 and CHEM 101) or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 303 - Nutrition of the Horse


    Description
    Study of the nutritional requirements of the light horse. Attention given to practical application. Formulation of rations for foals, brood mares, stallions, working horses, and pleasure horses.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 301 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 311 - Beef Cattle Production


    Description
    Systems of beef production, including the practical application of the principles of breeding, feeding, managing, and marketing beef cattle in the South.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 101 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 312 - Small Ruminant Production


    Description
    Study of management, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, marketing, economics, housing, health, and production record programs as they apply to small ruminant production systems. History of the U.S. sheep and goat industries will be explored, along with a study of wool production, marketing, and processing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 201 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 321 - Swine Production


    Description
    Systems of swine production, including the practical applications of the principles of breeding, feeding, managing, and marketing swine in the South.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 301, ANSC 302, or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 331 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Horse


    Description
    Study of the anatomy and physiology of the horse.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 341 - Livestock Selection and Evaluation


    Description
    Instruction in the selection and evaluation of beef cattle, sheep, swine, and horse. Ability to give accurate, clear and concise reasons.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 101 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 1
    Lab 5
  
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    ANSC 342 - Advanced Livestock Selection and Evaluation


    Description
    Continuation of ANSC 341 for those students seeking to gain proficiency in livestock selection and evaluation.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 341 or permission of department head.

    Cr 1
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 351 - Horse Production


    Description
    Theory and practical work on the breeding, feeding, and management of horses.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 401 - Livestock Genetics


    Description
    Application of genetic principles to the improvement of domestic animals. Attention to systems of breeding and selection in meat animals and dairy cattle.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 401 and ANSC 501.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 101 and CHEM 101) or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 402 - Embryo Biotechnology in Domestic Animals and Humans


    Description
    Introduction to the procedures for manipulation of mammalian gametes in vitro and general biotechnology techniques with emphasis on laboratory embryo production, embryo grading, and embryo uterine synchrony.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 441 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 411 - Meat and Meat Products


    Description
    Course designed to orient the student in slaughtering, processing, and preservation of meats, meat identification, and the meat packing industry.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 1
    Lab 4
  
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    ANSC 422 - Parasites of Domestic Livestock


    Description
    Study of the internal and external parasites affecting domestic livestock. Special emphasis is given to life cycle, prevention, control, and eradication.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 423 - Diseases of Farm Animals


    Description
    Major diseases of farm animals with emphasis on symptoms and identification of diseases and on their control within a livestock management environment.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 431 - Livestock Marketing


    Description
    Application of marketing principles to the livestock and meat industry in the United States.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 431 and AGEC 431.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 441 - Physiology of Reproduction


    Description
    Physiological approach to reproductive processes in domestic animals. Study includes hormones; estrus cycle, ovulation, gestation, pregnancy tests; collection and storage of semen; and cause of sterility in males and females.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 441 and ANSC 541.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 442 - Artificial Insemination of Cattle


    Description
    Study and practical work in the collection, processing, and evaluation of bull semen; management of bulls; reproductive systems of cattle; pregnancy testing of cows; and techniques of insemination.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 443 - Equine Breeding


    Description
    Detailed study of principles involved in equine reproduction.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 443 and ANSC 543.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 441 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 451 - Special Problems in Animal Science


    Description
    Directed individual study of selected problems in the field of animal science.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 3 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 3-9
  
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    ANSC 454 - Current Topics in Animal Science


    Description
    Designed to familiarize students with current problems facing the livestock industry. Topics may include animal rights/welfare, environmental issues, genetic engineering, meat safety, and public health concerns. Understanding societal concerns and ways to address these concerns.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 454 and ANSC 554.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 456 - Animal Behavior


    Description
    Behavior of domestic and non-domestic animals with emphasis on the description, function, causation, and evolution of behavior.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 456 and WMGT 456.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 501 - Livestock Genetics


    Description
    Application of the principles of genetics to the improvement of domestic animals. Research report and presentation required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 501 and ANSC 401.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 541 - Physiology of Reproduction


    Description
    Physiological approach to reproductive processes in domestic animals. Study includes hormones; estrus cycle, ovulation, gestation, pregnancy tests; collection and storage of semen and cause of sterility in males and females. Research report and presentation required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 541 and ANSC 441.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 2
    Lab 3
  
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    ANSC 543 - Equine Breeding


    Description
    Detailed study of principles involved in equine reproduction.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 543 and ANSC 443.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ANSC 441 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANSC 554 - Current Topics in Animal Science


    Description
    Current problems facing the livestock industry. May include animal rights/welfare, environmental issues, genetic engineering, meat safety, and public health concerns. Understanding societal concerns and ways to address these concerns. Assignments in advanced academic content required. Research report and presentation required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ANSC 554 and ANSC 454.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 201 - Cultural Anthropology


    LCCN CATR 2013, Cultural Anthropology

    Description
    Diversity of human cultures; nature of cultures, social organizations, subsistence patterns, economics, law, religion, language and other facets of culture in cross-cultural perspective.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 202 - Physical Anthropology: Origins of Mankind and Culture


    LCCN CATR 2023, Biological Anthropology

    Description
    Origin and development of the human race; evolution and its physiological bases; human diversity; origin and development of human culture through the appearance of modern humans.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 203 - Prehistory: Development of Culture and Origins of Society


    Description
    Development of culture, origins, and evolution of society from the appearance of modern humans through the rise of civilization; development of agriculture, trade, cities, and states.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Social/Behavioral Sciences
  
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    ANTH 301 - Selected Topics in Anthropology


    Description
    Study of a particular region or topic from an anthropological perspective.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as topics vary to accrue a total of 9 credit hours.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 311 - The Native Americans


    Description
    Survey of the distribution and principal regional lifeways of the Indian tribes of the United States and Canada at the time of European contact.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 331 - Anthropology of Religion


    Description
    Introduction to the system of behavior and belief known as religion, with emphasis on aspects of the system in traditional, non-western societies, such as Native American, African, and Asian. Examines ways of explaining supernatural phenomena that include such concepts as magic and witchcraft.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ANTH 401 - Linguistics Research Methods


    Description
    Theoretical framework and field methods used in language documentation.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): HIST 416, HIST 417, or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ARED 445 - Student Teaching in Art


    Description
    Full-day experience teaching art in a school setting. Classroom teaching, oral communication, studio production of art and production of student art exhibitions, and related activities in an all-day assignment. Minimum of 200 actual teaching hours and 100 hours of observation required. Mandatory attendance at seminars.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): EDUC 200, completion of all methods courses with a grade of C or better with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, passage of the PLT and Art Content Knowledge specialty test. Permission from director of Student Teaching and Professional Education Services (ST/PES).

    Cr 9
    Lab 18
    Course Fee $25.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
  
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    ARED 470 - Student Teaching Residency I


    Description
    Designed for undergraduate baccalaureate art education candidates. Director of Student Teaching determines school schedules. The residency and accompanying seminars include opportunities to synthesize content from all previous coursework, including designing, implementing, and assessing instruction; student motivation and engagement; professionalism; and collaboration with colleagues and families. The teacher candidate is an active participant in the PK-12 school community through close observation of the mentor teacher, collaborative practice with the mentor teacher, and/or supervised independent practice. Concepts and skills learned in EDUC 469 (Field Study Project); EDUC 471 (Seminar-Student Teaching Residency I); and EDUC 351 (Educational Measurements) are a particular focus in this residency; however, the resident engages in all content areas.

    Note(s)
    Student Teaching Residency I (ARED 470) and Student Teaching Residency II (ARED 472) must be taken in consecutive semesters.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): EDUC 300 and permission of department head.
    Corequisite(s): EDUC 351, EDUC 469, and EDUC 471.

    Cr 3
    Field Experience Per Bulletin 996, candidates must spend a minimum percentage of the residency school site’s instructional time each week engaged in residency activities. The term “instructional time” for the purpose of the residency is based on the start and dismissal times for PK-12 students at the school in which the residency is occurring. Percentage requirements vary by major.

  
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    ARED 472 - Student Teaching Residency II


    Description
    This culminating, full-time clinical residency will place the teacher candidate in an assigned, accredited public school site. Close collaboration between the candidate and mentor teacher will occur in a variety of ways, including the candidate taking the role of lead teacher. The candidate will assume responsibility for all functions of the classroom, including overall design and implementation of instruction and assessment in all curricular areas, maintenance of a productive classroom environment tailored to the needs of diverse learners, communication with colleagues and families, and integration of technology to improve student learning. Knowledge and skills concerning assessment, data, and use of specific instructional strategies for identified needs are practiced, and the teacher candidates evaluate these practices in light of class and individual academic achievement. Seminar (EDUC 473) accompanies Residency II. The teacher candidate is an active participant in the PK-12 school community through close observation of the mentor teacher, collaborative practice with the mentor teacher, and/or supervised independent practice. The resident engages in all applicable content areas.

    Note(s)
    Student Teaching Residency I (ARED 470) and Student Teaching Residency II (ARED 472) must be taken in consecutive semesters.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ARED 470 (with a grade of C or better) and permission of department head.
    Corequisite(s): EDUC 473.

    Cr 3
    Field Experience Per Bulletin 996, candidates must spend a minimum percentage of the residency school site’s instructional time each week engaged in residency activities. The term “instructional time” for the purpose of the residency is based on the start and dismissal times for PK-12 students at the school in which the residency is occurring. Percentage requirements vary by major.

    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
  
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    ART 101 - Basic Design I


    LCCN CART 1113, Art Structure/2-D Design

    Description
    Foundation for the visual arts. Creative application of graphic design theory in various media.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 102 - Basic Design II


    LCCN CART 2303, Color Theory

    Description
    Foundation for the visual arts. Creative application of graphic design theory in various media.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 105 - Art and the Computer


    Description
    Introduction to the computer as a tool for artistic expression.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $35.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 200 - Sophomore Portfolio Review


    Description
    Majors must complete sophomore review to assess progress the semester during which the visual arts core (ART 101, 102, 105, 217-218) is completed. Faculty committee assesses the student’s portfolio against standards of progress.

    Note(s)
    For art majors only.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): ART 101, ART 102, ART 105, and ART 217.

    Cr 1
    Lab 2
    Course Designation(s)
    • NYF
  
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    ART 211 - Beginning Painting


    Description
    Introduction to problems in composition with color.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101, ART 102, or ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 217 - Visual Literacy: Drawing


    LCCN CART 2203, Beginning Drawing

    Description
    An investigation of the visual experience through the study of concepts, principles, historical, and current trends in drawing.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 218 - Drawing II


    Description
    Development of skills and study of the principles underlying all creative and representational drawing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 217 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 222 - Introduction to Printmaking


    Description
    Overview of the printmaking processes with technical experimentation in one or more of the major printmaking areas.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101 or ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 225 - Introduction to Graphic Design


    Description
    Graphic design from concept to presentation using the computer. Studio problems from idea to finished product.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101, ART 105, or ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 228 - Visual Literacy: The Photograph


    Description
    Introductory course exploring photographic technique and two-dimensional design through the analysis of traditional and contemporary applications.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
 

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