[3 credit(s)] The purpose of this course is to help students to familiarize themselves with the basic concepts and theories in the area of the psychology of African-Americans. Historical, social and cultural phenomena are discussed with specific attention is given to the understanding of Afrocentric worldview and an examination of the psychological research on mental health, personality and identity development, racism and psychological empowerment. There will also be an examination of the role of religion and spirituality in the Black community as well as an overview of the Black family and male-female relationships. There will be additional focus on the development of pathology and a contrast and comparison of Afrocentric and Eurocentric approaches in the treatment of mental health issues in the African-American community.
[3 credit(s)] African American Family Life is designed to faciltate the student's knowledge and understanding of the various dimensions of African American family life. The course examines the significant aspects of African American family life from ancient to modern times.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Only Black Studies Program majors who have completed all the degree requirements are permitted to enroll in the course. Black Studies program Director must approve student enrollment. Course focus is preparing Black studies Program majors to develop, structure and conduct a international, national or local Senior project. Students are familiarized with the culture, environment, travel requirements, logistics and academic requirements of their chosen project. Students will have to complete a comprehensive examination of Black Studies Program course materials.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Only Black Studies Program majors who have successfully completed BST 402 are eligible to enroll in this course. Black Studies Program Director must approve student enrollment. Course focus is students preparing and presenting completed Capstone I local, national, or international Senior project. Students also develop career portfolios and career action plans.
[3 credit(s)] Special Topics in Black Studies offers the student course topics that do not appear in the Black Studies curriculum on a regular basis. Special Topics include but are not limited to Heath Concerns and the Black Community, Black Cultural and the Community, Politics of Hip Hop, Black Males in Contemporary US Society, etc. Special Topics courses are offered as an elective.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Student must receive permission from the Director of Black Studies to enroll in the course. Independent Study is designed to allow students to purse personal areas of academic interest. Black Studies majors, minors, and non-majors can request an independent study.
[3 credit(s)] Introduces students to the global environment of modern business, the structure of business enterprises, entrepreneurship, innovation and the creation of capital, and to the management, marketing, financial analysis, and strategies that create successful organizations. Introduces students to the study of business and to the challenges and rewards of profesional careers in this field.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: MTH 149 or its equivalent with a grade of "C" or better. Application of statistical methods to business problems; topics include descriptive statistics (tabular, graphical, and numerical measures), elementary probability, discrete and continuous random variables and probability distributions (normal, standard normal and 't' distributions); interval estimation and hypothesis testing about a single population mean and proportion, and simple linear regression.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Junior standing. Investigates organizational, societal, regulatory, and ethical issues and challenges that businesses face in domestic and global environments. Introduces information and analytical tools for studying such issues as corporate power .
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Approval of program head or department chair; senior standing. Designed to provide the business student with supervised professional work experience in one or more areas of business. Internship experience will be sponsored by a professor in a business discipline and will require a written proposal and a final report.
[3-4 credit(s)] Requires the honors student to conduct a piece of original research in business administration under the supervision of a Business faculty member. The thesis will be presented orally an submitted as a written report.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Junior standing. Topics include elements of legal contracts, proof, inadmissible evidence, discharge, breach, and termination; statutes of fraud and limitations; principal-agent relationships; nature of partnerships and essentials of partnership agreements; formation and organization of corporations; powers and regulations of foreign corporations; Uniform Partnership and Ohio General Corporation Acts.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: BLW 411. Extends study of topics covered in BLW 411. Focuses on laws that protect individuals and society. Topics include business crimes, consumer protection, employment discrimination, property rights, and environmental law.
[1 credit(s)] Prerequisite for entry into Cooperative Education Program, but open to all; covers orientation to career decision-making, personal evaluation, interviewing techniques, resume preparation, job market trends, and policies and procedures of the Cooperative Education Program. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis only.
[0 credit(s)] This course is designated for students participating in Career Services experiential learning; including co-op and internship. Registration in this course represents a student has participated in a professional experiential learning experience.
[3 credit(s)] Designed to help students explore the world of work, their skills and interests, job-search strategies, and the relationship between various college majors and careers. Recommended for undeclared/undecided students.
[6 credit(s)] Required of, and limited to, students on co-op work assignments in all colleges. One hour of additive credit is awarded for each successful assignment completed. This credit is not counted toward the number of hours needed for graduation, but it will add academic hours to a student's credit total. This course is repeatable.
[1 credit(s)] Designed to prepare junior and senior students for an effective job search; covers a range of related subjects, such as taking personal inventory; initiating a personal job campaign; resume preparation; telephone techniques; hidden job market; salary negotiations; networking; interviewing; follow-up measures; and initial job problems. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis only.
[0 credit(s)] Special field assignment for students who have completed prior co-op requirements or participate in community work study. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis only. This course may be repeated for a total of 99 credit hours.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: MTH 182, CHM 262, PHY 241. Pre- or co-requisite: ESC 120, ESC 250 or permission of the Program/Instructor. Mathematical analysis of steady-state chemical processes based on conservation of mass and energy. An introduction to computer-aided design of chemical processes.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 300, ESC 321, MTH 283 or MTH 281 and ESC 250. Evaluation and application of the laws of thermodynamics with respect to physical and chemical processes. Real gas behavior, solution thermodynamics, phase and reaction equilibria.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 300, ESC 301, and ESC 250. Formulation of the physical laws of momentum, heat, and mass transport, with emphasis on their interrelationship. Application of these principles to basic transport processes. Diffusive and convective transport mechanisms.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: ESC 120, CHE 300, ESC 350. Co-requisites: CHE 302, CHE 306 or permission of the instructor. Mathematical formulation of Engineering problems and introduction to Numerical Analysis. Review of software applications for non-linear and iterative calculations in Engineering. Introduction to Process Simulators, Preliminary Statistical concepts on experimental design, data collection, and analysis of experimental data. Introduction to preparation and presentation of technical reports.
[1 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 300, ESC 350, or permission of the instructor. Introduction to common practices in engineering laboratories and preliminary statistical concepts on experimental design, data collection, and analysis of experimental data. Introduction to preparation and presentation of technical reports. Perform experiments on bench scale apparatus with an emphasis on measurements and statistical assessment of experimental data. Concepts examined in detail include: correlation of experimental results with engineering science, design theory, and statistics in engineering. Comprehensive technical report and oral report presentation required.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 302, CHE 306, CHE 308 or CHE 307, and ESC 350. Basic principles of chemical reaction engineering. Basic (Ideal) reactor description modeling, and design. Analysis of kinetic data. Isothermal and non-isothermal reactor design. Principles of catalysis. Reaction engineering principles in modern technologies.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 302, CHE 306, and ESC 350. Study of diffusion mass transfer and mass transfer operation, including humidification, absorption, stripping, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, leaching, drying, crystallization, evaporation, filtration, adsorption, and membrane separations.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 306, CHE 404 and CHE 408. In this course chemical engineering experiments are performed on both bench and pilot plant scale apparatus. The results are used to correlate the chemical engineering science, and the design theory taught in previous course work with the units' actual operation. Emphasis is placed on technical report-writing and oral report presentation.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 404 and CHE 408. Design of small-scale chemical systems with project and case study approaches, equipment and materials specification, economic evaluation of individual plant subsystems.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. An interdisciplinary course in agile manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on re-configurable self-directed work teams, flexible structures, adoption of advanced technology, and quality improvements.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. The application of engineering principles to the analysis and control of air pollution; includes techniques of air sampling and analysis, atmospheric chemistry and transport, air quality standards, and methods of air pollution abatement.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHE 302, CHE 306; co/prerequisite: CHE 404 or permission of instructor. The basics of fuel-cells, particularly membrane-electrolyte-assembly, MEA's are covered. Concepts involved are electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, charge transport and mass transfer. Common characterization techniques are covered including a demonstration lab experiment. Current fuel cell technology will be reviewed briefly.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Chemical Engineering, or permission of instructor. Introduction to the fundamental concepts in biochemical engineering. Topics include enzyme kinetics, immobilized enzymes, genetic engineering, cell growth kinetics, batch and continuous bioreactor design.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Chemical Engineering, or permission of instructor. Isothermal and non-isothermal analysis of kinetic data for gas-solid catalytic and noncatalytic reacting systems. Design of packed bed, fluidized bed, and moving bed reactors.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Senior standing in Chemical Engineering or Permission of
Instructor. Connection between mechanics and thermodynamics, statistical mechanics. Intermolecular forces. Basic principles, molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulation. Corresponding states and phase equilibrium from molecular simulation. Optional special topics. Examples of computer codes.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering or Science major, or permission of instructor. Develops a foundation in combustion phenomena including transport and other mechanisms in homogeneous and heterogeneous combustion. Environmental implications of combustion. Elementary modeling and preliminary design calculations in industrial and modern applications of combustion, such as hazardous waste incineration, gas turbines, catalytic converters, and coal combustion systems. Regulatory concerns, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, incinerators and air pollution control.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Study of polymer molecular structure and its relation to physical properties, such as molecular weight distributions, gel point, glass transition, heat capacity, and viscosity; polymerization kinetics; condensation esterification, emulsion polymerization; methods of analysis, such as X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, and other important basic engineering properties of polymers.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Senior standing in Chemical Engineering and 3.0 GPA or higher, or permission of chairperson. Special individual chemical engineering projects under the direction of a faculty advisor. May be repeated for up to 4 credit hours.
[1-3 credit(s)] Student will be involved in an engineering research or development project under the personal supervision of a faculty member. The specific responsibilities of the student will be arranged by mutual consent of a student, the student's honors advisor, and the department's undergraduate advisor. May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours.
[3 credit(s)] Student will be involved in an engineering research or development project under the personal supervision of a faculty member. The specific responsibilities of the student will be arranged by mutual consent of the student, the student's honors advisor, and the department's undergraduate advisor. The culmination of this course is a written thesis that is approved by a committee of departmental faculty members. The student will also make a public, oral presentation of the thesis to Department faculty and students.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Less than acceptable score on the General Chemistry Placement Exam. A survey of general chemistry skills and principles geared toward preparing students for the two-semester general chemistry lecture sequence. Designed as an introductory course for students without high school chemistry who want to take CHM 261, or for students who need additional preparation before taking CHM 261.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: one unit high-school algebra. Introduction to chemistry, including fundamental concepts, tools and techniques; matter and energy; atomic structure; chemical bonds and reactions; equilibrium and the gas laws; applications to daily life, industry and life processes.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: Math ACT score of a least 26, or Math SAT score of at least 590, or achieving a suitable score on the Math placement exam, or eligible for enrollment in MTH 181; or (2) achieving a suitable score on the General Chemistry placement exam, or completion of CHM 161 with a grade of C or better, or completion of CHM 251 with a grade of C or better. Stoichiometry, atomic theory, states of matter, electronic structure, oxidation-reduction, and thermodynamics.
CHM 278 - R.E.E.L. General Chemistry Laboratory II
[2 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 261, 266, and instructor's approval; Co-requisite CHM 262. Designed to provide chemistry research experience to enhance learning. (R.E.E.L.) May substitute for CHM 267.
[2 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 261. Corequisite: CHM 262. Course is designed to better prepare students for making the transition from General Chemistry to Organic Chemistry and is offered for students seeking or in need of (1) a firm foundation of the principles covered in General Chemistry which will be used in Organic Chemistry, and (2) an introduction to the basic concepts, terminology, and skills found in Organic Chemistry. It will review essential material from General Chemistry, particularly focusing on organic applications, as well as familiarize students with the rigor, style, and perspectives found in Organic Chemistry. The approach will be highly visual, with material presented less in a formal lecture format and more in drawings, animations, problem solving, and peer-led discussion. Credit earned for CHM 281 can not be used in place of credit for CHM 331.
[2 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 262 or equivalent. Stepwise process for developing a research project in chemistry; includes literature search, identification of research topic, development of background, formulation of specific aims and experimental design and methods, expression and interpretation of data, and dissemination of experimental results.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: MTH 281 or MTH 283 and PHY 242 or PHY 244 and CHM 262 or CHM 272. Behavior of gases, thermochemistry, spontaneity, equilibrium, phase rule, colligative properties, ideal and real solutions, condensed phases, electrochemistry, and introduction to chemical kinetics.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 262 or CHM 272. Modern presentation of organic chemistry stressing theory and mechanism, extensive use of resonance and conformational analysis; alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, alkenes, alkynes, and stereochemistry. CHM 336 should be taken concurrently.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 331. Continuation of CHM 331. Spectroscopy, aromatic compounds, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines, and polyfunctional compounds. CHM 337 should be taken concurrently.
[2 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 331, CHM 336, and instructor's approval; Co-requisite CHM 332. Designed to provide chemistry research experience to enhance learning (R.E.E.L.). May substitute for CHM 337.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 332 and CHM 337 or their equivalent. Corequisite: CHM 402 is strongly recommended. First of a two-course sequence in pharmacology. General aspects of pharmacology, drug effects on the nervous system and neuroeffectors, psychopharmacology, depressants and stimulants of the central nervous system, anesthetics, drugs used in cardiovascular diseases, drug effects on the respiratory tract, drugs that influence metabolic and endocrine functions, chemotherapy, principles of toxicology, etc.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 341. Second of a two-course introduction to pharmacology. Study of human disease processes and the specific rational pharmacotherapeutics relating to the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hematological, and dermatologic systems as well as eyes, ears, nose and throat. Specific drug's indications, contraindications, mechanism of action, side effects, dosages, and methods of administration will be presented.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 332 and CHM 337 or their equivalent. Co-requisite: CHM 402 is strongly recommended. First of a two-course sequence in medicinal chemistry. Structure-activity relationships, molecular features of drugs, mechanisms of drug action, design and development of drugs, drug names and nomenclature, and therapeutic applications of drugs.
[4 credit(s)] Prerequisite: Approval of departmental faculty member. Content and credit (up to four credits) as arranged with instructor. Graded S/U. May be repeated for credit for a total of 16 credit hours with a change of topic.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 332, Organic Chemistry II. Chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins, and hormones, with major emphasis on biochemical processes in human cells and organs, enzyme kinetics.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisites: CHM 316 and C or better in CHM 311, Co-requisite CHM 416. Basic theory and techniques of instrumental methods of analysis, with emphasis on spectrophotometry, X-ray, NMR, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.
[3 credit(s)] Prerequisite: CHM 411. Co-requisite: CHM 416. Modern hardware and software tools that are fundamental to analytical instrumentation. Instrument design, including electronic circuits, TTL logic, and an introduction to computer programming and interfacing are covered. Additional topics include multivariate analysis, errors analysis, noise sources, and basic statistics relevant to the analytical sciences.