Courses 

BIO103  Plants, People and Culture  Credits 3
Plants, People and Culture Short Title : Plants, People and Culture Course Code : BIO103 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This is a general onesemester introductory survey course in plant biology. Some topics to be included are basic plant structures and functions, medicinal and poisonous plants, origins of agriculture and the green revolution. Lab exercises, using the scientific method, will investigate various plant physiological processes. Plants and their impact on society from both a contemporary and historical perspective will be critically examined using Internet research and current readings. Recommended for nonscience majors.

BIO104  Mysteries of the Microbial World  Credits 3
Mysteries of the Microbial World Short Title : Mysteries of the Microbial World Course Code : BIO104 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course, designed for the nonmajor, uses scientific principles to investigate the diversity of microbial life. Laboratorybased modules use the scientific method to explore the cellular, ecological, epidemiological and commercial roles of microorganisms. The interdependence of microorganisms to life on Earth is examined. Laboratory exercises introduce students to principles of light microscopy, aseptic methods of handling and cultivating microorganisms, fermentation and DNA isolation. The historical and social impact of infectious diseases is explored using case studies, current events and web quests to encourage critical thinking skills. Examination of contemporary topics, including the development of antibiotic resistance, bioterrorism and genetic engineering are designed to foster scientific literacy. A research paper is required.

BIO105  Heredity, Evolution and Society  Credits 4
Heredity, Evolution and Society Short Title : Heredity, Evolution and Society Course Code : BIO105 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is an introductory survey that demonstrates how and why evolutionary theory is the unifying principle of modern biology. The course also examines the biological disciplines of classical and population genetics, molecular genetics, cell biology, human evolution and origins of life research. The impact of evolutionary theory and applications of genetic technologies on society are assessed. Labs include computer simulations, lab activities (nondissection) and use of various audiovisual materials. Recommended for nonscience majors. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013.

BIO106  Human Biology, Biomedical Issues and Society  Credits 4
Human Biology, Biomedical Issues and Society Short Title : Human Biology, Biomedical Issues and Society Course Code : BIO106 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introduction to the functioning of the human body; a survey of selected body systems in health and disease. There will be discussions and written assignments concerning human biological issues from both historical and current perspectives. Laboratory exercises (without dissection), audiovisual materials, computer simulations and current readings are included. Recommended for nonscience majors. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013.

BIO108  Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology  Credits 4
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Short Title : Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Course Code : BIO108 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A one semester survey of the cells, tissues and systems of the human body. Structural, functional and biochemical features of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, special senses, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, urinary and reproductive systems in health and disease are studied and examined. Recommended for nonscience majors. This course fulfills the science requirement for Dietetic Technology students. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013 and one year high school laboratory science or BIO010 or CHM010

BIO111  Human Anatomy and Physiology I  Credits 4
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Short Title : Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course Code : BIO111 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A study of cellular transport mechanisms and tissues as they relate to organs and systems. Structural and functional features of the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems and special senses are examined. Recommended for students in the health sciences. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory biology or BIO010, and one year of high school laboratory chemistry or CHM010, and appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013

BIO112  Human Anatomy and Physiology II  Credits 4
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Short Title : Human Anatomy and Physiology II Course Code : BIO112 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A continuation of BIO 111. A study of the structure and function of the body is continued by examining the endocrine, reproductive, circulatory, digestive, respiratory and excretory systems. Prerequisites : BIO111 with a minimum grade of “C”

BIO117  Biology I  Credits 4
Biology I Short Title : Biology I Course Code : BIO117 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A general study of the physical and chemical properties of living material, cell organelles, cell transport, cell division, energy transformations in photosynthesis and cellular respiration, plant and animal tissues, the classification of organisms and genetics. Offered only in Fall. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013 and one year high school laboratory science or BIO010 or CHM010

BIO118  Biology II  Credits 4
Biology II Short Title : Biology II Course Code : BIO118 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A continuation of Biology 117. Emphasis is on supporting life processes, animal systems, evolution, ecosystems and communities. Offered only in Spring. Prerequisites :

BIO123  General Biology I  Credits 4
General Biology I Short Title : General Biology I Course Code : BIO123 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A study of the basic principles and origins of life; the chemistry of living things; cell structure, function and reproduction; cell metabolic process including cellular respiration and photosynthesis; Mendelian genetics and modern genetics principles. Required for science transfer students in the biology option and biology preprofessional option and biotechnology. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory biology or BIO010 and one year of high school laboratory chemistry or CHM020 passed with a “C” or higher. Also, appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013.

BIO124  General Biology II  Credits 4
General Biology II Short Title : General Biology II Course Code : BIO124 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A survey of plant and animal taxonomy, anatomy and physiology; evolutionary theory and principles of ecology. Laboratory sessions include dissections. Prerequisites : BIO123 with a grade of "C" or higher.

BIO131  Human Structure and Function  Credits 4
Human Structure and Function Short Title : Human Structure and Function Course Code : BIO131 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A one semester survey of the cells, tissues, organs and systems of the human body designed to establish a basic knowledge in human anatomy and physiology. The structural and functional features of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, sensory, digestive, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems will be studied and examined. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013

BIO210  Introduction to Marine Biology  Credits 4
Introduction to Marine Biology Short Title : Introduction to Marine Biology Course Code : BIO210 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Introduction to Marine Biology is a general course involving the study of the biological aspects of the marine environment. It is a field and laboratory oriented course covering the biology and characteristics of marine plants and animals. The course is designed to provide students with instruction and experience in collecting and identifying examples of local marine flora and fauna. The lecture portion of the course is taught at Middlesex County College, while the laboratory sessions will be conducted on the premises of Sea Grant Consortium in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College's Placement Test or MAT013 and one year of a high school laboratory science passed with a "C" or higher.
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BIO211  Principles of Microbiology  Credits 4
Principles of Microbiology Short Title : Principles of Microbiology Course Code : BIO211 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introductory study of the microbial world with emphasis on the nature and behavior of microorganisms, the interrelationships that operate between microbes and the human host in health and disease and the principles of prevention and control of infectious disease. Laboratory experience develops techniques in the proper handling, observation and identification of microbial cultures. Recommended for students in the health sciences. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory biology or BIO010, and one year of high school laboratory chemistry or CHM010, and appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT013

CHM107  Principles of General, Organic and Biochemistry  Credits 4
Principles of General, Organic and Biochemistry Short Title : Principles of General, Organic and Biochemistry Course Code : CHM107 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introduction to basic concepts of inorganic, organic and biochemistry. Topics include the metric system, ionic and covalent bonding, acids, bases and salts, radioactivity, solutions, colloids, emulsions, gases and important organic compound classes such as alcohols, ethers, esters, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and enzymes. This course is required for students in Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy Assistant and Respiratory Care. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory chemistry or CHM010

CHM117  Chemistry I  Credits 4
Chemistry I Short Title : Chemistry I Course Code : CHM117 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A foundation course involving a study of the metric system, bonding, the periodic table, chemical equations, molerelated concepts, stoichiometry and gas law. Laboratory experiences stress proper lab technique, use of equipment, treatment of data and safety. Offered only in Fall. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test and one year of high school laboratory science or departmental approval

CHM118  Chemistry II  Credits 4
Chemistry II Short Title : Chemistry II Course Code : CHM118 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A continuation of CHM 117. Topics include qualitative and quantitative solution chemistry, acidbase theory, chemical equilibria, oxidation reductions and basic electrochemistry. Laboratory experiences cover qualitative analysis and volumetric methods of analysis. The volumetric techniques include acidbase and redox titrations and spectrophotometric analysis. The computer is used to analyze data. Offered only in Spring. Prerequisites :

CHM121  General Chemistry I  Lecture  Credits 3
General Chemistry I  Lecture Short Title : General Chemistry I  Lecture Course Code : CHM121 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A theoretical treatment of principles and laws underlying atomic structure, chemical reactions, enthalpy changes, bonding and states of matter integrated with descriptive material and quantitative calculations. Prerequisites : Two years of high school algebra and geometry or MAT014 and one year of high school chemistry or CHM020

CHM122  General Chemistry II  Lecture  Credits 3
General Chemistry II  Lecture Short Title : General Chemistry II  Lecture Course Code : CHM122 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A continuation of CHM 121, concentrating on properties of liquids, solids and solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, properties of acids and bases, acidbase and solubility equilibria, thermodynamics and electrochemistry. Prerequisites : CHM121 with a grade of “C” or better

CHM125  General Chemistry I  Lab  Credits 1
General Chemistry I  Lab Short Title : General Chemistry I  Lab Course Code : CHM125 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Introduction to the general chemistry laboratory: includes the conduct of inorganic reactions and general laboratory techniques. An appreciation and understanding of safety and environmental aspects of the general chemistry laboratory is developed. General chemistry laboratory techniques such as separation and titration and inorganic multistep synthesis are carried out. A variety of chemical reactions are performed, redox reactions and titrations are carried out, a stock solution and a series of dilute solutions are prepared from the stock, the enthalpy of reaction using Hess’ Law is determined, and the MW of a volatile liquid is determined using the Ideal Gas Law. Prerequisites : Two years of high school algebra and geometry or MAT014 and one year of high school chemistry or CHM020 Co requisites : CHM 121

CHM126  General Chemistry II  Lab  Credits 1
General Chemistry II  Lab Short Title : General Chemistry II  Lab Course Code : CHM126 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : The laboratory course associated with CHM 122, General Chemistry II. The labs are related to the lecture topics and are meant to reinforce them. Computers are used for data acquisition and data handling using Microsoft EXCEL. Prerequisites : CHM121, CHM125 with a grade of “C” or better Co requisites : CHM 122

CHM201  Principles of Organic Chemistry  Credits 4
Principles of Organic Chemistry Short Title : Principles of Organic Chemistry Course Code : CHM201 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introduction to the basic concepts of organic chemistry in a nonmechanistic approach. Laboratory experiences include the basic techniques of organic synthesis and the related techniques used in the isolation and purification of organic compounds. Prerequisites : CHM107 or higher with lab.

CHM202  Biochemistry  Credits 4
Biochemistry Short Title : Biochemistry Course Code : CHM202 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introduction to the chemistry of compounds present in living systems. Topics include the structure and properties of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids and the metabolism of these substances in the body. Laboratory experiments include the qualitative and quantitative analysis of these compounds. A onesemester course. Prerequisites :

CHM221  Organic Chemistry I  Lecture  Credits 3
Organic Chemistry I  Lecture Short Title : Organic Chemistry I  Lecture Course Code : CHM221 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A mechanistic study of the preparation and chemical reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes. Conformational analysis and stereochemistry of organic compounds. Prerequisites : CHM122 with a grade of “C” or better

CHM222  Organic Chemistry II  Lecture  Credits 3
Organic Chemistry II  Lecture Short Title : Organic Chemistry II  Lecture Course Code : CHM222 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A mechanistic study of the preparation and chemical reactivity of aromatic compounds, alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids, and carboxylic acid derivatives. Prerequisites : CHM221 Lecture with a grade of “C” or better, CHM227 Lab

CHM227  Organic Chemistry I  Lab  Credits 1
Organic Chemistry I  Lab Short Title : Organic Chemistry I  Lab Course Code : CHM227 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Introduction to the organic chemistry laboratory, performing organic reactions and notebook keeping. An appreciation and understanding of safety and environmental aspects of the organic laboratory. Introduction to organic chemistry laboratory techniques for the purification, isolation and identification of organic compounds  melting point, boiling point, recrystallization, distillation, IR spectroscopy and aspects of chromatography. Prerequisites : CHM122, CHM126 with a grade of “C” or better Co requisites : CHM 221

CHM228  Organic Chemistry II  Lab  Credits 1
Organic Chemistry II  Lab Short Title : Organic Chemistry II  Lab Course Code : CHM228 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Laboratory experience includes the characterization and identification of organic compounds using modern spectroscopic techniques: IR, 1HNMR, 13CNMR, and Mass Spectrometry (MS). Introduction to basic techniques of chromatography (GC, HPLC) are also included. Prerequisites : CHM221, CHM227 with a grade of “C” or better Co requisites : CHM 222

CSC105  Computer Applications and Systems  Credits 3
Computer Applications and Systems Short Title : Computer Applications and Systems Course Code : CSC105 Department Description : Computer Science and Information Technology Course Description : This course defines computers and computer applications and their use in business, industry and government. Students completing this course will be computer fluent. Students will understand the capabilities and limitations of computers and know how to use them. In addition, students will understand computers and their ethical, legal and societal implications. Topics include the history of computers, hardware devices, software programs, terminology, privacy of information, ethical behavior and the influence of computers on people and society. Handson experience includes: using a Windows operating system, a word processor, designing and implementing spreadsheets and producing presentations. This course is recommended for anyone who will be involved with computers and the use of computer application software.

CSC106  Intermediate PC Applications with Programming  Credits 3
Intermediate PC Applications with Programming Short Title : Intermediate PC Applications with Programming Course Code : CSC106 Department Description : Computer Science and Information Technology Course Description : This course introduces students to a problem solving approach to computer applications through the use of spreadsheets, database, presentation manager, a programming language and Internet skills. It emphasizes Visual Basic and Microsoft Excel, in addition to surveying fundamental computer concepts and is designed for students who already possess a familiarity with computer applications. It is recommended for students planning to transfer to an upper division college that has a computer programming requirement in its computer literacy course. This course is suitable for liberal arts, science transfer and business transfer students who wish to transfer to a university and complete their bachelor,s degree. Prerequisites : CSC105 or CSC107 or IDC102 and MAT014 or appropriate score on the College placement test

IDC102  Computer Technology Essentials  Credits 1
Computer Technology Essentials Short Title : Computer Technology Essentials Course Code : IDC102 Department Description : Computer Science and Information Technology Course Description : Students will learn about computer terminology. Students will use relevant computer applications running on a PC under the Windows operating system to accomplish personal and workrelated tasks. Students will also use the Internet to locate the information that they will need to work in their field and they will be able to process and present this information effectively. The evaluation of the quality of the collected information will also be covered. In addition, students will use HTML to create Web pages. Co requisites : IDC103

MAT101  The Mathematics of Money  Credits 3
The Mathematics of Money Short Title : The Mathematics of Money Course Code : MAT101 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This course is primarily for liberal arts students interested in the practical applications of mathematics. Topics surveyed include problem solving and data analysis, mathematical modeling, the financial applications of probability and statistics, inductive reasoning, and financial literacy. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test, successful completion of MAT013 or equivalent or departmental approval.

MAT102  A Survey of Mathematics  Credits 3
A Survey of Mathematics Short Title : A Survey of Mathematics Course Code : MAT102 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This course is primarily for liberal arts students interested in the practical applications of mathematics. Topics surveyed include problem solving and data analysis, mathematical modeling, the use of Venn diagramming, graph theory, voting theory, geometric analysis, set theory, and inductive reasoning. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test, successful completion of MAT013 or equivalent or departmental approval.

MAT107  Mathematics I  Credits 3
Mathematics I Short Title : Mathematics I Course Code : MAT107 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Basic mathematics with an emphasis on the technical, manipulative skills that are required in a technological society. Emphasis is on understanding concepts in each of the many applicationoriented problems. Stresses the importance of precision, accuracy and the clear presentation of results. Topics include arithmetic operations, measurement, rounding, conversions, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio, proportion, scientific notation, use of calculators, metric system, solving linear equations and systems of equations, and graphing linear equations. The first semester of a twosemester course. TI83/84 graphing calculator required. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test, MAT013 or equivalent

MAT108  Mathematics II  Credits 3
Mathematics II Short Title : Mathematics II Course Code : MAT108 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : A continuation of MAT 107. This course stresses technical mathematical skills and applications. Topics include solving right triangles, logarithmic and exponential functions and radicals. Also includes the statistics topics of frequency distribution, presentation of statistical data (graphs, charts and tables), measures of central tendency and dispersion, the Normal distribution and introduction to probability theory. Prerequisites :

MAT113  Mathematical Structures I  Credits 3
Mathematical Structures I Short Title : Mathematical Structures I Course Code : MAT113 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This is the first of a two semester sequence. This first course focuses on selected topics from numeration, mathematical systems, real numbers, and number theory. Designed to develop a deep understanding of the processes of mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication of mathematics effectively at different levels of formality, using a variety of representations of mathematical concepts and procedures. Develop a fundamental understanding relating to algebraic thinking and reasoning. Physical materials and models will be used to explore fundamental concepts of numeration, mathematical systems, real numbers, and number theory. This course is especially appropriate for those students preparing to be elementary, early childhood, or special education teachers. Prerequisites : Co requisites : Corequistie Exemption: Proficiency at the Level of Algebra II

MAT114  Mathematical Structures II  Credits 3
Mathematical Structures II Short Title : Mathematical Structures II Course Code : MAT114 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This is the second of a two semester sequence. This second course focuses on selected topics from geometry, measurement, data analysis, statistics, and probability. Designed to develop mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication of mathematics effectively at different levels of formality, using a variety of representations of mathematical concepts and procedures. Develop a fundamental understanding relating to algebraic thinking and reasoning. Physical materials and models will be used to explore fundamental concepts of geometry, measurement, data analysis, statistics, and probability. This course is especially appropriate for those students preparing to be elementary, early childhood, or special education teachers. Prerequisites :

MAT116  College Algebra  Credits 3
College Algebra Short Title : College Algebra Course Code : MAT116 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This course is designed to prepare students for general education science and mathematics electives. Topics include concepts of algebra, algebraic functions and graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions and graphs, inequalities and systems of equations. Applications are emphasized. Prerequisites : MAT014 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test.

MAT123  Statistics I  Credits 3
Statistics I Short Title : Statistics I Course Code : MAT123 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Familiarizes students with mathematical models that occur in more advanced courses and in the areas of business, science and the social sciences using exploratory data analysis and statistical methods. Topics include descriptive statistics linear regression, probability and probability distribution, confidence intervals, and an introduction to hypothesis testing. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test Co requisites : MAT090Corequiste Exemption: Proficiency at the Level of Algebra II

MAT124  Statistics II  Credits 3
Statistics II Short Title : Statistics II Course Code : MAT124 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Continues the study of hypothesis testing, including one and two sample testing, chisquare analysis, analysis of variance, nonparametric statistics and regression and curve fitting. Familiarizes the students with models and methods used in data analysis with a focus on databases and computer systems to aid in analysis. Students will plan an experiment and make inferences about a population based upon sample data collected. Prerequisites :

MAT129  Precalculus  Credits 4
Precalculus Short Title : Precalculus Course Code : MAT129 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Emphasis is on those topics from algebra and trigonometry that best prepare students for the first course in calculus. The areas of study are algebraic and transcendental functions and their graphs. Of special interest are polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Additional topics include vectors, polar coordinate systems, matrices and determinants. TI83/84 graphing calculator required. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test and/or satisfactory score on the diagnostic examination, “C” or better in MAT014 or departmental approval

MAT129A  Precalculus I (Part A)  Credits 2
Precalculus I (Part A) Short Title : Precalculus I (Part A) Course Code : MAT129A Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This first half of a twosemester Precalculus course designed to give students extended enrichment to prepare for a first course in calculus. Emphasis is on algebra topics to develop skills properly and a thorough understanding of the concepts needed to proceed to Calculus. Topics include the study of algebraic functions and their graphs. Of special interest are polynomials and rational functions. TI83/84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisites : Appropriate score on the College placement test and/or satisfactory score on the diagnostic examination, “C” or better in MAT014 or departmental approval

MAT131  Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  Credits 4
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I Short Title : Analytic Geometry and Calculus I Course Code : MAT131 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Presents fundamental ideas of calculus such as the derivative, integral and their applications. Topics include fundamentals of analytic geometry. The first course in a sequence of calculus courses intended for the student interested in mathematics, engineering and the natural, physical and social sciences. TI83/84 graphing calculator required. Prerequisites : MAT129, MAT129A/MAT129B or equivalent, or appropriate score on the College placement test or satisfactory score on the diagnostic examination, or departmental approval

MAT131A  Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part A)  Credits 2
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part A) Short Title : Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part A) Course Code : MAT131A Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : The first half of a twosemester sequence of Analytic Geometry and Calculus I. Presents fundamental ideas of calculus such as limits, derivatives, and their applications. Topics include fundamentals of analytic geometry and transcendental functions. The first course in a sequence of calculus courses intended for the student interested in mathematics, engineering, and the natural, physical, and social sciences. TI 83 or TI 84 calculator required. Prerequisites : MAT129, MAT129A/MAT129B, or appropriate score on the College placement test and/or satisfactory score on the diagnostic examination, or departmental approval

MAT131B  Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part B)  Credits 2
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part B) Short Title : Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Part B) Course Code : MAT131B Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : The second half a twosemester sequence of analytic geometry and Calculus I. Presents fundamental ideas of calculus, such as derivative and integral and their applications. Topics include fundamental of analytic geometry and transcendental functions. This is the first course in a sequence of calculus courses intended for the student interested in mathematics, engineering and the natural, physical and social sciences. TI83/84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisites : MAT131A or equivalent

MAT132  Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  Credits 4
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II Short Title : Analytic Geometry and Calculus II Course Code : MAT132 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Topics include trigonometric and hyperbolic functions, areas, centroids, techniques of integration, parametric curves and vectors, indeterminant forms, Taylor's formula, infinite series and topics in analytic geometry. Recommended for students majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, social sciences and the science related areas of chemistry and physics. TI83/84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisites : MAT131 or equivalent

MAT206  Introduction to Discrete Mathematics  Credits 4
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics Short Title : Introduction to Discrete Mathematics Course Code : MAT206 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This is the first course in discrete mathematics. Topics include number theory, sets, functions and sequences, relations, recurrence relations, counting techniques, logic and techniques of proofs, graphs and algorithms. This course prepares students for further study in mathematics and computer science. Prerequisites : MAT132 or written permission of the department chairperson

MAT210  Linear Algebra  Credits 4
Linear Algebra Short Title : Linear Algebra Course Code : MAT210 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Covers geometric vectors, vector spaces, systems of linear equations, determinants, linear transformations, matrix algebra and the applications of matrices to the engineering, social and management sciences. Advanced topics include linear product spaces, eigenvalues and vectors, canonical forms and computations via the computer. Applications include linear differential equations, linear programming, and stochastic processes. Students utilize computer software to solve reallife problems and to facilitate computations involving the mathematical operations listed above. Prerequisites :

MAT233  Analytic Geometry and Calculus III  Credits 4
Analytic Geometry and Calculus III Short Title : Analytic Geometry and Calculus III Course Code : MAT233 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : Emphasis is on the study of analytic geometry and calculus in three dimensions. Topics include solid analytic geometry, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and topics in vector analysis such as Green's theorem, the divergence theorem, surface integrals and Stokes theorem. Recommended for students majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, social sciences and the science related fields of chemistry and physics. Prerequisites : MAT132 or equivalent

MAT234  Differential Equations  Credits 4
Differential Equations Short Title : Differential Equations Course Code : MAT234 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : An introduction to differential equations for students interested in mathematics, and the physical and social sciences. Covers first and secondorder differential equations and systems of firstorder equations, both linear and nonlinear. Quantitative and numerical analysis are emphasized along with analytic techniques, such as Laplace transform and matrix methods. Applications and modeling of real phenomena are discussed throughout the course. Prerequisites : MAT233 or written permission of the department chairperson

MAT257  Selected Topics in Mathematics  Credits 3
Selected Topics in Mathematics Short Title : Selected Topics in Mathematics Course Code : MAT257 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : This course allows interested students to explore topics that supplement the standard mathematics curriculum. Topics may include, but are not limited to: chaos and fractals, combinatorics, complex variables, graph theory, history of mathematics, logic, number theory, probability, and topology. Prerequisites : MAT132 or departmental approval

MAT285  Basic Statistics for Business  Credits 4
Basic Statistics for Business Short Title : Basic Statistics for Business Course Code : MAT285 Department Description : Mathematics Course Description : An indepth study of descriptive statistics, probability theory, sampling distributions, principles of hypothesis testing, and regression analysis. The material is designed to give students the knowledge and skills for gathering, organizing, and interpreting statistical data as relevant to business. This course will also provide a sound foundation for the study of more advanced topics. Prerequisites : MAT129 or equivalent precalculus course

PHY101  Principles of Physics  Credits 4
Principles of Physics Short Title : Principles of Physics Course Code : PHY101 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Includes an introduction to Newtonian mechanics with application of the conservation laws to physical systems. Electromagnetism and geometrical optics are introduced at an elementary level. Topics in wave propagation, thermodynamics, atomic and nuclear physics. Prerequisites : MAT107 or equivalent

PHY123  General Physics I  Lecture  Credits 3
General Physics I  Lecture Short Title : General Physics I  Lecture Course Code : PHY123 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Emphasizes theoretical models and basic physical principles. The course is precalculus based and uses some basic calculus in the development and applications of physical principles in a scientific environment. Students will use computers in the laboratory for developing programming skills for the analysis of experimental data. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, conservation of energy and momentum, waves, temperature and heat and thermodynamics. The first semester of a twosemester collegeparallel sequence for liberal arts science and preprofessional students. Prerequisites :

PHY124  General Physics II  Lecture  Credits 3
General Physics II  Lecture Short Title : General Physics II  Lecture Course Code : PHY124 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Emphasizes theoretical models and basic physical principles. The course is precalculusbased and uses some basic calculus in the development and applications of physical principles in a scientific environment. Students will use computers in the laboratory for developing programming skills and for the analysis of experimental data. Topics include electrostatics, direct current circuits, electromagnetism, alternating currents, electromagnetic waves, geometrical and physical optics, quantum theory, atomic physics and nuclear physics. The second semester of twosemester collegeparallel sequence for liberal arts science and preprofessional students. Prerequisites :

PHY125  General Physics I  Lab  Credits 1
General Physics I  Lab Short Title : General Physics I  Lab Course Code : PHY125 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with General Physics I and is the first semester of a two semester laboratory universityparallel sequence for liberal arts science and preprofessional students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results; data interpretation is also emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed. Prerequisites :

PHY126  General Physics II  Lab  Credits 1
General Physics II  Lab Short Title : General Physics II  Lab Course Code : PHY126 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with General Physics II and is the second semester of a two semester laboratory universityparallel sequence for liberal arts science and preprofessional students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results; data interpretation is also emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed. Prerequisites :

PHY133  Analytical Physics I  Lecture  Credits 3
Analytical Physics I  Lecture Short Title : Analytical Physics I  Lecture Course Code : PHY133 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A calculusbased general physics course. Topics include statics, kinematics, dynamics and the conservation of energy and momenta. Appropriate computer and laboratory experiences are included. The first course in a threecourse series consisting of PHY 133, PHY 134 and PHY 236. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory physics Co requisites : MAT 131 or equivalent

PHY134  Analytical Physics II  Lecture  Credits 3
Analytical Physics II  Lecture Short Title : Analytical Physics II  Lecture Course Code : PHY134 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A continuation of PHY 133. Topics include wave motion, special relativity, thermodynamics, electrostatics and DC circuits. Appropriate computer and laboratory experiences included. The second course in a threecourse series consisting of PHY 133, PHY 134 and PHY 236. Prerequisites : Co requisites : MAT 132 or equivalent

PHY135  Analytical Physics I  Lab  Credits 1
Analytical Physics I  Lab Short Title : Analytical Physics I  Lab Course Code : PHY135 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with Analytical Physics I and is the first semester of a three semester laboratory collegeparallel sequence for engineering science and physics students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results. The importance of interpreting the data is emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory physics Co requisites : MAT 131 or equivalent

PHY136  Analytical Physics II  Lab  Credits 1
Analytical Physics II  Lab Short Title : Analytical Physics II  Lab Course Code : PHY136 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with Analytical Physics II and is the second semester of a three semester laboratory collegeparallel sequence for engineering science and physics students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results. The importance of interpreting the data is emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed. Prerequisites : Co requisites : MAT 132 or equivalent

PHY236  Analytical Physics III  Lecture  Credits 3
Analytical Physics III  Lecture Short Title : Analytical Physics III  Lecture Course Code : PHY236 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Continuation of PHY 134. Topics include magnetism, AC circuits, electromagnetic waves, optics and atomic and nuclear physics. Appropriate computer and laboratory experiences included. The third course in a threecourse series consisting of PHY 133, PHY 134 and PHY 236. Prerequisites :

PHY239  Analytical Physics III  Lab  Credits 1
Analytical Physics III  Lab Short Title : Analytical Physics III  Lab Course Code : PHY239 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with Analytical Physics III and is the third semester of a three semester laboratory collegeparallel sequence for engineering science and physics students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results. The importance of interpreting the data is emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed. Prerequisites : MAT132 and PHY136 or one year of integral and differential calculus.

SCI116  Introduction to Renewable Energy  Credits 3
Introduction to Renewable Energy Short Title : Introduction to Renewable Energy Course Code : SCI116 Department Description : Engineering Technologies Course Description : This is a survey course that includes topics of energy conversion, and the regulatory and economic aspects of alternative energy sources. The course covers the scientific aspects of the carbon cycle, fuel combustion, nuclear fission, heat transfer and thermodynamics. The course has a laboratory component that uses the scientific method to explore aspects of energy conversion (mechanical to electrical conversion, radiant collection, photo voltaic conversion, wind and mass flow to mechanical conversion, etc.). Prerequisites : MAT107 or higher Co requisites : ENG 121

SCI120  Introduction to Sustainability  Credits 3
Introduction to Sustainability Short Title : Introduction to Sustainability Course Code : SCI120 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is designed to introduce students to the topic of global sustainability. It will provide students with an awareness and understanding of global, environmental, sustainability concerns. The need for a course in sustainability has grown evident in recent years. This course will bring together the natural and social sciences to create a framework to provide the knowledge and strategies needed for a sustainable future. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test.

SCI155  Introduction to Geology  Credits 4
Introduction to Geology Short Title : Introduction to Geology Course Code : SCI155 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A onesemester course dealing predominately with geology and with the physical aspects of the ocean. Topics include a discussion and identification of rocks and minerals, volcanism, the geologic time scale, earthquakes and their origin. Introduces important topics in physical oceanography and the geology of New Jersey and environs. Students are required to go on an all day field trip. Provides appropriate laboratory exercises. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test

SCI157  Introduction to Meteorology  Credits 4
Introduction to Meteorology Short Title : Introduction to Meteorology Course Code : SCI157 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An introduction to meteorology, providing an overview of the atmosphere, temperature, measurements and energy balance, as it pertains to air masses, clouds, precipitation, wind, storms and fronts. A series of physical principles will be used to illustrate the dynamics of the atmosphere, including force, density, methods of heat transfer and radiation. Weather predictions and forecasting instrumentation are integral parts of the course, including Internet sources and weather satellite transmissions. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory science, MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test

SCI158  Planetary Astronomy  Credits 4
Planetary Astronomy Short Title : Planetary Astronomy Course Code : SCI158 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : To provide an overview or introduction to descriptive space science covering the historical development of astronomy and planetology. Basic physical laws are introduced to help explain the tools used in the investigation of solar systems. Appropriate laboratory experience is provided. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory science, MAT014 or appropriate score on the College placement test

SCI160  Essentials of Oceanography  Credits 4
Essentials of Oceanography Short Title : Essentials of Oceanography Course Code : SCI160 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : The focus of this course is on the physical aspects of the world's oceans; the architecture of ocean basins, plate tectonics and tsunamis, the distribution of marine sediments, oceanic circulation and productivity, and the effects of deep ocean circulation on world climate. Geology, chemistry, physics and biology are addressed as interactive and interdependent systems. The history of marine exploration, marine fauna and flora, shore processes, and environmental concerns will also be covered. Prerequisites : One year high school laboratory science, MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test

SCI164  Historical Geology  Credits 4
Historical Geology Short Title : Historical Geology Course Code : SCI164 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : Historical Geology is an introduction to the principles and interpretation of geologic history utilizing three main themes  deep time, plate tectonics, and the evolution of life. It emphasizes the evolution of the earth's lithosphere (crust), atmosphere, and biosphere through geologic time. It includes consideration of the historical aspects of plate tectonics, the geologic development of the current continents configuration, and important events in biological evolution and the resulting assembly of fossils. It provides an appreciation for the vast extent of geologic time, the natural processes affecting change on the earth, and the identification of common fossil types. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test.

SCI204  Concepts of Physical Science  Credits 3
Concepts of Physical Science Short Title : Concepts of Physical Science Course Code : SCI204 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : A general introduction to physical science through an investigation of natural laws. Topics to be covered include Newton's laws of motion, the law of universal gravitation, gas laws, methods of heat transfer, and electricity and magnetism. Chemistry concepts and natural laws pertaining to astronomy, geology and meteorology will also be covered.

SCI206  Introduction to Forensic Science  Credits 3
Introduction to Forensic Science Short Title : Introduction to Forensic Science Course Code : SCI206 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course is an introductory course in which scientific principles will be applied to the methods used to investigate and solve crimes. The course will focus on the principles and methods utilized in the traditional sciences of biology, chemistry and physics. The scientific techniques used to collect and analyze evidence will be covered. Prerequisites : MAT013, MAT 013B or appropriate score on the College placement test

SCI210  Environmental Geology  Credits 4
Environmental Geology Short Title : Environmental Geology Course Code : SCI210 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : This course introduces students to environmental geology. The focus is on the relationship between human society and the earth's five systems: water, ice, air, the solid earth and life. The course provides an understanding of the geologic mechanism and prediction of such natural hazards as earthquakes, volcanism, coastal and riverine floods, landslides, desertification, glaciation and global warming. The course discusses complex problems that arise from the human impact on the geological processes and how that can lead to tragic consequences. The stress of overpopulation, energy resource limitations, groundwater contamination, alternative energy sources, as well as the basic concepts of environmental geology management will be covered. The laboratory component includes an introduction to geologic methods of identification, groundwater contamination, exercises on water table problems (construction of water table profiles), exercises on geological and tectonic maps to study the most active (tectonically and volcanically) world regions and the study of rocks and minerals as mineral resources.

SCI220  Forensic Science  Credits 4
Forensic Science Short Title : Forensic Science Course Code : SCI220 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : An overview of the fundamental principles of the physical and biological sciences as they relate to the field of forensic science. This course focuses on the role of the forensic scientist in criminal investigations. Scientific principles of crime scene investigation, including the chemistry of blood, physics of blood splatter, DNA and firearms identification will be covered. Laboratory analysis will include microscopy, atomic absorption and chromatography. Prerequisites : MAT013 or appropriate score on the College placement test and one year of high school laboratory science. Students should not register for both SCI206 and SCI220.

SCI256  Stellar and Galactic Astronomy  Credits 4
Stellar and Galactic Astronomy Short Title : Stellar and Galactic Astronomy Course Code : SCI256 Department Description : Natural Sciences Course Description : To provide an overview or introduction to descriptive space science covering stars, stellar evolutions and galaxies. Basic physical laws are introduced to help explain the tools used in the investigation the galaxies. The possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence is included as a necessary part of the subject. Appropriate laboratory experience is provided. Prerequisites : One year of high school laboratory science, MAT014 or appropriate score on the College placement test
