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The course of study for the Nutrition degree program is designed to provide students with the necessary coursework to transfer to the University of Wyoming or similar nutrition baccalaureate programs at the entering junior level.

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Renee Hardy
Academic Assistant
(307) 268-2513
PS 132
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Kelsey Schmidt
Instructor
(307) 268-2873
EI 121
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  • Kelsey Schmidt
    • Phone: (307) 268-2873
    • Office: EI 121
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AGEC 1010 Agriculture Economics I (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
Will introduce the student to economics as a field of study and how it is useful to people in their daily lives. Can be used to fulfill the Human Behavior requirement for Agriculture majors only.

AGRI 1010 Computers in Agriculture (1L,2LB,2CR)[E]:
Designed to familiarize students with computer applications and programs in agriculture. This course will be user-friendly and will provide the students the opportunity to use a personal computer in regards to agriculture.

BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology I (3L,3LB,4CR)[E][SB]:
A study of the cell as the unit of life, the chemistry of life, and an overview of the functioning of organs and organ systems of vertebrates. General biological principles such as genetics, homeostasis, and structure/function relationships are emphasized. This course is appropriate for biology and biology-related majors, especially those pursuing health-related degrees such as nursing, medical technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, etc. It also fulfills the laboratory science requirements of such majors as education, social and behavioral sciences, humanistic studies, English, etc. Biology at the high school level is desirable but not required.

BIOL 1010 General Biology I (3L,3LB,4CR)[E][SB]:
Fundamental concepts including basic chemistry, cell structures and functions, tissues, energy reactions, genetics, molecular biology, population dynamics, and evolutionary theory. Designed for life science majors and preprofessional life science curricula. It is anticipated that students have had one year of high school biology.

CHEM 1025 Chemistry I (3L,*,3CR)[E]:
*One problem class per week. The first semester of a general course designed to meet the requirements of pre-professional, engineering, science, and liberal arts majors. Covers fundamental principles, atoms, subatomic particles, periodicity of elements, stoichiometry, bonding, oxidation states, states of matter, and solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 0930, or an ACT math score of 23 or better or an appropriate COMPASS exam within the past year, or permission of the instructor. High school chemistry strongly recommended. (CHEM 1025 with CHEM 1028 are equivalent to UW CHEM 1020.)

CHEM 1028 Chemistry Laboratory I (3LB,1CR)[E]:
Introductory chemistry laboratory used to introduce the student to laboratory equipment and technique and to demonstrate some of the chemical laws discussed in CHEM 1025. (CHEM 1025 with CHEM 1028 are equivalent to UW CHEM 1020.)

CHEM 2300 Introductory Organic Chemistry (4L,4CR)[E]:
A one-semester introduction to organic chemistry with a biological emphasis. Topics covered are bonding, structure, intermolecular attractions, common and systematic nomenclature, hydrocarbons, alcohols, phenols, mercaptans, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines, stereochemistry, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, heterocycles, natural products, and polymers. Students needing organic laboratory credit should enroll concurrently in CHEM 2325. Prerequisite: CHEM 1005 or 1025.

CO/M 1010 Public Speaking (3L,3CR)[E][O]:
An introductory course in public speaking. The emphasis is on theory, speech development, and practice as the student is introduced to a variety of speaking situations from impromptu talks to platform speeches.

COSC 1200 Computer Information Systems (2L,2LB,3CR)[E]:
An introduction to computers and information processing. Computer concepts covered include: the merger of computer and communication technologies, hardware, software, ethics, and security. Students develop basic software skills in: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, Web designing, and integrating software. Keyboarding skills equivalent to 20 wpm is needed to succeed.

ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
An introduction to our present mixed capitalistic economic system. Emphasis is on the role of markets, the determination of national output, inflation and unemployment, the banking system, and the economic role of government.

FCSC 1141 Principles of Nutrition (3L,3CR)[E]:
This course is designed to give students a general understanding of nutrition concepts. The course content emphasizes key nutrients and the human body's need for and utilization of those nutrients. Students will be informed of the importance of individualized nutrition plans, and will be exposed to some of the latest research in nutrition. Also addressed are nutritionally relevant topics such as eating disorders, nutritional supplements, dieting and food safety. Recommended for nutrition majors, physical education and early childhood education majors and other interested nonmajors.

FCSC 1150 Scientific Study of Food (2L,3LB,3CR):
An introductory course in the science of food, which includes selection and preparation, to meet physical, psychological, and social needs. Prerequisite: FCSC 1141.

MATH 1400 Pre-Calculus Algebra (4L,4CR)[E][QA]:
Elementary functions and graphing for mathematics, science, business, and engineering majors preparing for the regular calculus sequence. Includes exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: "C" or better in MATH 0930 or an ACT Composite Math score of 23 or better, within the past year, or an appropriate COMPASS Exam score.

PSYC 1000 General Psychology (4L,4CR)[E][CS]:
One semester introductory psychology course designed to familiarize the student with the major areas of psychological research. Course orientation is directed toward understanding behavior through an experimental approach. Application of course content to everyday behavior situations is emphasized.

SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
A survey of the organization of human society and the impact of group membership and interpersonal relationships upon human behavior.

SOC 1100 Social Problems (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
An analysis of the causes, effects and possible avenues for eradicating the social problems of our society. Crime, delinquency, family disorganization, racial conflict, and poverty are some areas of investigation. Prerequisite: SOC 1000, or permission of the instructor.

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