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Calculus Sequences and Series

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This course is a brief introduction to sequences and infinite series. We begin with a discussion of power series and develop tests for convergence and non-convergence. Taylor series are introduced and lead to an analysis of power series in general. This is a 1-credit course that can be taken any time after the student has completed Calculus I. All course content created by Javad Moulai. Content added to OER Commons by Julia Greider.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Textbook

Author: Julia Greider

Criminal Law

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This course provides an in-depth review of substantive criminal law in the federal & state systems including analysis of the essential elements of all major crimes, the concepts of constitutional review & judicial scrutiny & the principles governing legal challenges to the constitutionality of laws. It includes legal research & writing & analysis of case and statutory law. All course content created by Sara Horatius. Content added to OER Commons by Julia Greider.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Julia Greider

Introduction to Law

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This course covers the structure and function of the American legal system. Major areas of substantive law are introduced to students. An overview of both civil and criminal procedure is also provided. Legal vocabulary and the process of legal analysis are emphasized. All course content created by Sara Horatius. Content added to OER Commons by Julia Greider.

Material Type: Reading

Author: Julia Greider

Principles of Chemistry I and Laboratory

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Principles of Chemistry is a study of fundamental chemical concepts: scientific measurements, matter and energy, stoichiometry, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, gases and liquids. The course is designed primarily for students with a concentration in biological or physical sciences and for students interested in transfer to a four-year program in engineering. A three-hour lab session is required each week. All course content created by Kimberly Stieglitz. Content added to OER Commons by Julia Greider.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Julia Greider

Basic Mathematics

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Topics include signed numbers, decimal numbers, exponential notation, scientific notation, solving and graphing linear equations, an introduction to polynomials, and systems of linear equations and their graphs. Geometrical topics include lines and angles, closed curves and convex polygons, triangles and similarities, and symmetry and proportion in nature and art. All course content by Valerie Dietel-Brenneman. Content added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Syllabus

Author: Valerie Dietel-Brenneman

Basic Mathematics

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Topics include signed numbers, decimal numbers, exponential notation, scientific notation, solving and graphing linear equations, an introduction to polynomials, and systems of linear equations and their graphs. Geometrical topics include lines and angles, closed curves and convex polygons, triangles and similarities, and symmetry and proportion in nature and art. All course content by John McColgan. Content added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Syllabus

Author: John McColgan

Criminal Law

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This course provides an overview of the history and present-day operation of the criminal justice process in the United States. Students analyze the role, responsibility and authority of each of the components of the system: police, courts, corrections and rehabilitation. They will also explore and examine the underlying principles and values of justice. All course content by Nunotte Zama. Content added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal

Material Type: Syllabus

Author: Nunotte Zama

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

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Syllabi and Lab Exercises for SCI 201: Anatomy and Physiology I. This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the structure, function and disorders of the human body. Topics include an overview of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, as well as a discussion of tissues and special senses. A three-hour lab session is required each week. Course materials written by Maria Carles and Georgia Thoidis, content uploaded to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Maria Carles

Anatomy and Physiology II

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Anatomy and Physiology II syllabi and supplemental materials. This course covers a survey of the human body that stresses biological principles, chemical interpretations, and physical applications at the various levels of organization. The class lectures cover embryonic and physiologic theories of muscular, nervous, integument, skeletal, and endocrine systems. The class laboratories examine the integument, skeletal, and nervous systems. The department encourages students to complete Principles of Biology II/Lab (BIO102) and/or Chemical Science I/Lab (CHM110) before enrolling in this course. Course meets: 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Course materials by Dr. Phillip T. Wong and Dr. Mark Beaumont, content added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Philip T. Wong

Management

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Management BUS 131. Management principles including communications, motivation and group dynamics are the focus of the course. In this course students will explore problem solving strategies for effective planning, cost control and overall organization in a management environment. This online course syllabus contains all relevant information about this course: its objectives and outcomes, important dates, the grading criteria, the texts and other materials of instruction, and of weekly topics, outcomes, assignments, grading policy, expectations, communication methods, tips for success and due dates. Consider this syllabus as a road map for the course. Course content by Nasreen Latif, course added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Syllabus

Author: Nasreen Latif

Pre-Calculus

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This OER course using a new textbook is based a section of MAT103 Pre-Calculus. It is a preparatory course for Calculus. It builds upon the intermediate level of Algebra and makes intensive use of technology to conceptualize functions and methods of function manipulation with emphasis on quantitative change. All course content written by Fahmil Shah. Added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Fahmil Shah

Introductory Statistics

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  Introductory Statistics is a non-calculus based, descriptive statistics course with applications. Topics include methods of collecting, organizing, and interpreting data; measures of central tendency, position, and variability for grouped and ungrouped data; frequency distributions and their graphical representations; introduction to probability theory, standard normal distribution, and areas under the curve. Course materials created by Fahmil Shah, content added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

Material Type: Module

Author: Fahmil Shah

Principles of Chemistry I

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Principles of Chemistry I and II and Lab (SCI123 and SCI124), fulfills the chemistry requirement of biology, pharmacy, premed, prevet, engineering, or chemistry majors. It is expected that the student will go on to the second semester of this sequence Principles of Chemistry II (SCI124) or equivalent; SCI123 is not designed to be a one semester introductory course. This course is generally viewed as a science major introductory chemistry class. If your intended program of study is a physical science, pharmacy, pre-med/pre-vet, or engineering major this course is required. Laboratory work serves to reinforce concepts as well as introduce students to the scientific method, basic laboratory techniques, and the importance of safety in the laboratory environment.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Kimberly Stieglitz