Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 second edition, November 2014

Department of Biomedical Sciences Courses

Nurse Anesthesia (ANE) courses

  • ANE 702 Clinical Conference I

    Review of significant cases involving complex anesthesia considerations.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 705 Clinical Conference II

    Prerequisite: ANE 702.

    A review of significant cases involving complex anesthesia considerations.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 708 Clinical Conference III

    Prerequisite: ANE 705.

    Continuing review of significant cases involving complex anesthesia considerations.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 711 Clinical Conference IV

    Prerequisite: ANE 708.

    Continuing review of significant cases involving complex anesthesia considerations.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 714 Orientation to Clinical Anesthesia

    Prerequisite: permission from program director.

    Introduction to anesthesia equipment, monitoring equipment, positioning, intravenous considerations, records, departmental management, ethics, departmental organization and function, legal and professional aspects.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 717 Physics and Chemistry of Anesthesia

    A presentation of the principles and laws of physics and chemistry applicable to the field of anesthesia.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 720 Basic Principles of Anesthesia

    A presentation of the principles of laws of physics and chemistry applicable to the field of anesthesia long with an in-depth analysis of structure and function of the cardiac, respiratory, circulatory, endocrine, hepatic, renal, neurologic, autonomic, and central nervous systems.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 723 Application of Anatomy and Physiology to Anesthesia II

    An in-depth analysis of the special relationships between anesthesiology and the endocrine, hepatatic, renal, neurologic, autonomic, and central nervous systems.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 726 Introduction to Clinical Anesthesia

    Preoperative evaluation of patients, airway management, inhalation techniques, common complications of induction and emergence. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 732 Advanced Anesthesia Principles I

    Prerequisite: ANE 720.

    An in-depth review of drugs commonly used to provide the state of anesthesia, review of subjects essential to the practice of anesthesia; emphasis on pediatrics, neonatal, critical care anesthesia, trauma and burns, organ transplants and organ retrieval, obesity and GI disorders, and a study of the requirements for specialized anesthesia care; regional anesthesia, chronic pain, cardiac, and vascular anesthesia.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    6
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 735 Clinical Practicum

    Prerequisite: admission to Doctor of Nursing Anesthesia Practice program.

    Clinical experience in the anesthesiology department at multiple clinical sites. Specialty content may be included as part of the practicum experience. May be repeated to a total of 44 hours. Hours are based on clinical practicum days in the clinical area. Graded Pass/Not Pass only. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3-10
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 744 Pharmacology in Anesthesia

    Prerequisite: ANE 720.

    A review of the effects of drugs required by patients with preexisting medical conditions and their continuation in the perioperative period.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 745 Anesthesia Pharmacology I

    Prerequisite: BMS 620.

    A study of the principles of clinical pharmacology and the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly used anesthetic agents during the perioperative period. A review of the effects of drugs required by patients during the perioperative period with and without preexisting medical conditions and their continuation in the perioperative period. Detailed study of inhalational agents and stages of anesthesia, opioids, opioid agonists/antagonists, barbiturates and non-barbiturates, and drug interactions.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 746 Anesthesia Pharmacology II

    Prerequisite: ANE 744.

    A study of the principles of clinical pharmacology and the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly used anesthetic agents during the perioperative period. A review of the effects of drugs required by patients during the perioperative period with and without preexisting medical conditions and their continuation in the perioperative period. Detailed study of neuromuscular blocking drugs, and local anesthetics. Course includes an introduction to autonomic pharmacology and cardiovascular pharmacology.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 750 Advanced Anesthesia Principles II

    Prerequisite: ANE 720.

    A review of the special anesthetic considerations for: anesthesia delivery systems, pre-operative evaluation, monitoring, professional liability, rare and coexisting diseases, hemotherapy and hemostasis, post-anesthesia recovery, minimally invasive procedures, orthopedic, geriatric, outpatient anesthesia, airway management, respiratory physiology and function, thoracic surgery, neuro surgery, patients with liver and kidney disease, acid-base disturbances, and patients undergoing urologic, ophthalmic, and otolaryngologic surgery.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 803 Human Factors and Patient Safety for Healthcare

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    Examines healthcare from a safety perspective and how to facilitate change for caregivers at the "sharp end of the stick" according to the Reason theory of errors. Discussion of an environment and philosophy of safety. Explores basis of human error, patient safety and quality assurance by introducing a system approach, including crisis management, simulation and teamwork in healthcare. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 806 Professional Practice in Anesthesia

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    Emphasizes learning through advanced clinical experiences in anesthesia practice. Explores concepts of nurse anesthesia practice, competence and expertise, and incorporation of critical thinking skills and reflection as an evaluation method. The focus is on methods of determining best practice through identification of problems, review, and systematic evaluation of current research, interdisciplinary collaboration and consideration of economic and other factors that impact patient outcomes. A professional portfolio will be expected at the conclusion of the program. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 807 Anesthesia and Healthcare Policy

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    Examines government and non-government issues that influence nurse anesthesia practice. Focuses on development of skills that contribute to leadership and personal effectiveness in implementing change in nurse anesthesia and healthcare. Emphasizes interdisciplinary relationships between the CRNA, nurse, physician, and administration, policy makers and other key stakeholders that format healthcare policy; equips the student with up-to-date information on various global health topics and perspectives; a basic perspective of health policy issues in different geographical regions, and explains how global health policy is affected by significant world events, including coverage of new infectious diseases with human rights, stigma of diseases and disclosure. Comparison of health and healthcare universally. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 810 Health and Wellness in the Healthcare Setting

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    Health and wellness in the healthcare setting for the healthcare provider in modern day medical settings. Health coping strategies investigated. Pitfalls of stressors in healthcare with evidence-based solutions. Addiction and recovery for healthcare professionals reviewed with AANA wellness modules, and peer assistance as well as University assistance for students reviewed. Health lifestyles including dietary, mental, physical, spiritual wellness for healthcare providers discussed. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 897 Research for Scholarly Project

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    The Capstone Project is the culminating experience of the DNAP program, and presents an opportunity for students to investigate a problem relevant to the practice of anesthesia. Because nurse anesthesia practice includes administrative and educational roles as well as clinical practice, the project is open to a wide variety of ideas and interests. Students are encouraged to be creative in identifying problems and suggesting corrective actions;, solutions must be based on sound evidence. ANE 897 and ANE 898 are consecutive courses to allow the student time to complete the Capstone Project during their anesthesia study periods. The initial class provides direction and approval for the class, while the latter class provides presentation and evaluation of the determined project. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ANE 898 Capstone Project Presentation

    Prerequisite: ANE 897 and admission to the DNAP program.

    The Capstone Project is the culminating experience of the DNAP program, and presents an opportunity for students to investigate a problem relevant to the practice of anesthesia. Because nurse anesthesia practice includes administrative and educational roles as well as clinical practice, the project is open to a wide variety of ideas and interests. Students are encouraged to be creative in identifying problems and suggesting corrective actions; solutions must be based on sound evidence. ANE 897 and ANE 898 are consecutive courses to allow the student time to complete the Capstone Project during their anesthesia study periods. The initial class provides direction and approval for the class, while the latter class provides presentation and evaluation of the determined project. Course taught online only.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

Biomedical Sciences (BMS) courses

  • BMS 100 Concepts and Issues in the Life Sciences

    General Education Course (Focus on Life Sciences).

    A lecture course designed to help non-science majors understand the biological basis of human life by introducing the major concepts and principles of human biology. Topics include cell biology, the chemical basis of life, genetics, and basic anatomy and physiology. Current ethical issues and human disease are emphasized through discussion. Designed for students interested in human biology, but who do not plan on further study of life sciences. Students will receive credit for only one of the following: BMS 100, 105, or 110.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 105 Concepts and Laboratory in the Life Sciences

    General Education Course (Focus on Life Sciences).

    A lecture course with a laboratory component designed to help non-science majors understand the biological basis of human life by introducing the major concepts and principles of human biology. Topics include cell biology, the chemical basis of life, genetics, and basic anatomy and physiology. A laboratory component supporting lecture topics will emphasize scientific observation and investigation. Designed for students interested in human biology, but who do not plan further study or laboratory work in the life sciences. Students will receive credit for only one of the following: BMS 100, 105, or 110.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 110 Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: eligibility for both ENG 110 and MTH 135. General Education Course (Focus on Life Sciences).

    An introduction to concepts and techniques related to human anatomy, physiology, genetics, cellular and molecular biology. Recommended for students in preprofessional programs and Allied Health careers. Students will receive credit toward graduation for only one of the following: BMS 100 or 105 or 110. Supplemental course fee. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 111 Introductory Laboratory in the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: BMS 100 or BMS 105 or BIO 101 and 111; and eligibility for both ENG 110 and MTH 135. General Education Course (Focus on Life Sciences).

    This course is identical to the laboratory portion of BMS 110 and is designed for students who require intensive introductory laboratory experience to prepare for future laboratory work in the biomedical sciences. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 110 and BMS 111. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 113 Introduction to Medical Technology

    Designed to acquaint students with the field of medical technology through performance of simple procedures and explanation of test principles and diagnostic interpretation of results. Also designed to provide adequate exposure to the medical laboratory so that the student will be able to make a rational decision concerning a career in laboratory medicine.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 130 Essentials of Nutrition

    Non-health science major course discussing basic concepts of human nutrition which includes carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, absorption, digestion, and energy utilization as they relate to health and food consumption at different stages of the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on early childhood. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 130 and BMS 240.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 195 Introduction to the Health Professions

    Prerequisite: freshman or sophomore standing only.

    Designed to familiarize students with a variety of health career opportunities, and to provide guidance in early curriculum planning and alternative career options. Identical with HLH 195. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 195 and HLH 195.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 230 Human Genetics

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 110 or BIO 121.

    A survey of genetic principles in humans with emphasis on molecular genetics and human genetic abnormalities causing diseases and behavioral changes. A portion of the course requires students to research, report on, and discuss current topics in human genetics. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 230 and BMS 231.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 231 Human Genetics with Laboratory

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 110 or BIO 121; and Cell and Molecular Biology or Clinical Laboratory Science-Medical Technology major.

    A survey of genetic principles in humans with emphasis on molecular genetics and human genetic abnormalities causing diseases and behavioral changes. A portion of the course requires students to research, report on, and discuss current topics in human genetics. The laboratory emphasis is on techniques and skills that expand the understanding of genetic concepts. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 230 and BMS 231. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 232 Human Genetics Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BMS 230.

    This course is identical to the laboratory portion of BMS 231 and is designed for students who require laboratory experience in genetics to prepare for future laboratory work in the biomedical sciences. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 231 and 232.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 240 Introduction to Nutrition

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in CHM 116 or [CHM 116 and 117] or CHM 160 or [CHM 160 and 161] or concurrent enrollment.

    Study of nutrients with emphasis on their sources and functions in human growth and health. Discussion of current nutrition issues. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take any nutrition courses numbered 300 and above or BMS 567. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 130 and BMS 240. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 260 Biology of Aging

    Prerequisite: BMS 105 or BMS 110 or BIO 121; and CHM 116 or CHM 160.

    The physiology and biology of aging in humans. Designed for gerontology majors.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 300 Service Learning in Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: 30 hours and concurrent enrollment in a Biomedical Sciences course designated as service learning offering.

    This service component for an existing course incorporates community service with classroom instruction in one of the subdisciplines of Biomedical Sciences to provide an integrative learning experience that addresses the practice of citizenship and promotes an awareness of and participation in public affairs. Includes 40 hours of service that benefits an external community organization, agency, or public service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the specific course topic and learning objectives; a list of approved placements and assignments is available from the instructor and the Citizenship and Service Learning Office. May be repeated. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 305 Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 or concurrent enrollment.

    This course is open only to potential dietetics majors and nutrition majors. Examination of the role of dietetics in the health care system, exploration of the responsibilities of nutrition and dietetics professionals, legal and ethical considerations, educational requirements and career opportunities.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 306 Computer Applications in Nutrition and Dietetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    Dietetics majors will be introduced to and learn computer software applications related to food production, nutrition analysis, and computer skills required for the discipline including Nutritionist Pro, Food Processor, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. This course does not count towards a Nutrition minor.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 307 Human Anatomy

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 110 or BIO 121.

    Lecture and laboratory study of selected human cells, tissues, organs and organ systems. Mammalian examples of various systems studied in laboratory. Credit will only be awarded once for BMS 267, 307 or BMW 267 (West Plains course). Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 308 Human Physiology

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 307 or BIO 380; and "C" or better in [CHM 116 and 117] or [CHM 160 and 161].

    A study of mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis in the human organism. Topics covered include cellular structure and function, neurophysiology, metabolism, endocrinology, cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, and gastrointestinal physiology. Emphasis is on cellular and molecular mechanisms of physiology. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take BMS 567. Credit will only be awarded once for BMS 268, 308 or BMW 268 (West Plains course). Course cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 310 Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging

    Prerequisite: BMS 260 or BMS 308.

    Study of the nutritional requirements and physical activity needs of the elderly with emphasis on cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and metabolic health and disease. Designed for gerontology majors, gerontology minors, and others interested in aging.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 320 Molecular Biology and Metabolism

    Prerequisite: "C" or better in BMS 230 or BMS 231.

    Recommended Prerequisite: past or concurrent enrollment in CHM 201 and 202 or CHM 342. An introduction to the types and consequences of small and large molecular interactions in the living cell with an emphasis on the integrated metabolic exchanges of information, energy, and materials among cellular compartments. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 320 and BMS 321.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 321 Biomolecular Interactions

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 231.

    Recommended Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in CHM 342. Concentration is on the major classes of biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids) important in cell and molecular biology that signal, control, and regulate cellular function and the coordination of these interactions. Other topics include: biosynthesis and catabolism of biological macromolecules and related topics in biotechnology, biological nanotechnology and molecular medicine. Laboratory emphasizes hands-on experience with current techniques in biomolecular science. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 320 and BMS 321. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 322 Laboratory Methods in the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: BMS 320.

    This laboratory course familiarizes students with the instrumentation, proper laboratory techniques, and analytical procedures that are used in the biomedical sciences. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 321 and BMS 322.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 330 Food Selection and Preparation for Health

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 or concurrent enrollment.

    Selection and preparation of food that supports optimum health. Food and nutrition information on grocery shopping, dining out, preparation of meals, snacks, and special occasion foods. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 331 Food Science

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 and BMS 330; and CHM 201.

    Experimental approach to the study of physical and chemical factors influencing food quality during processing, preparation and storage. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 332 Food and Culture

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    Exploration of ethnic, religious and regional influences on nutrition and health status, including the role of diet in traditional health beliefs.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 333 Nutrition Throughout the Life Span

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    Factors that influence nutrient requirements during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence and aging. Recommendations for food intake based upon assessment of case studies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 334 Introduction to Nutrition Assessment and Sports Nutrition

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    This course is designed to help students and practitioners understand how nutrients affect health and athletic performance as well as the role of diet in performance and in disease prevention. Nutrition assessment of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary factors will be covered as to their application to sport and performance. Basic meal planning for athletes and a general introduction to sports supplements will also be taught. This is a course for non-dietetics majors and does not meet any requirements for the Dietetics major. This course may be used for the Nutrition minor.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 335 Nutritional Assessment

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    Methods used to assess the nutritional status of individuals and populations. Interpretation of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary data as a basis for recommending nutritional care.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 338 Food Safety Certification

    Prerequisite: BIO 210.

    Sanitation policies and procedures for dietitians, food service professionals, restaurant owners and foodservice employees. Includes chemical, biological, and physical food hazards, basics of food safety systems including HACCP, methods of safe food handling, equipment cleaning and sanitizing, and controlling pests. A passing score on the National ServSafe Food Safety Certification examination is required for a "C" or better in this course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 340 Nutrition Education and Communications

    Prerequisite: BMS 240; and BMS 330 or concurrent enrollment; and PSY 121.

    Application of educational theories and techniques to nutrition education. Emphasis on subject matter and skills necessary to develop, implement, evaluate and document nutrition education sessions for individuals and groups utilizing a variety of communication methods. Development of nutrition educational materials.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 345 World Hunger

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 or AGR 100.

    Global issues related to hunger and nutrition including sustainability, inequity, food production, malnutrition, biotechnology, ecological destruction, population growth, globalization, and aid. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 380 Cooperative Education in Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Provides the opportunity to earn academic credit by participation in supervised work experience. A variable content course that may be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 390 The Exchange System

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    This series of classes is designed to assist the dietetics student in understanding the use of the Exchange System and Carbohydrate Counting in the dietetics profession, as well as being able to apply MyPlate and nutrient content of foods to the creation of menus. These courses may be used as a one-hour course that will count towards the Nutrition minor. It is not required for the Dietetics major but may be quite beneficial. Variable content course. With different topics, may be repeated up to 2 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 391 Home Food Preservation

    This series of classes is designed to teach students the basics of food science as applied to home food preservation at varying times of the year utilizing what is in season. Students will utilize a variety of home canning equipment and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in the production of different home food preservation projects. Variable content course. With different topics, may be repeated up to 4 hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 392 The Mediterranean Diet

    Prerequisite: permission.

    This is an Intersession international study away class that requires travel to a Mediterranean country to study the Mediterranean diet. The instructor and students will travel to an identified country and students will complete assignments based on the food and culture of the region and attend experiences related to food and health. Tour is provided by an outside vendor and fees are collected by the vendor and course fees by the Study Away Office. Variable content course. With travel to different countries/regions, may be repeated up to 4 hours. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 395 Nutrition Intervention in Eating Disorders

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    This course is designed to assist the dietetics student in understanding the current guidelines for the different types of eating disorders (EDO) and how the Registered Dietitian (RD) may assist in their treatment. This course may be helpful to the practicing RD if they do not have a background in psychology of eating disorders. Students in related disciplines will be able to understand eating disorders and the role the dietitian would play as a member of the team.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 396 Alcohol, Addiction, and Nutrition

    Prerequisite: BMS 240.

    This course is designed to assist the dietetics student in understanding the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances in the American diet and nutrition interventions that may be needed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 397 Topics in Heart Healthy Cooking

    Selected topics on heart healthy cooking techniques. Variable content course. Course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided topics are different. Supplemental course fee (variable by section).

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 400 International Service Learning: Malnutrition in Developing Countries

    Prerequisite: 30 hours and permission of instructor.

    The integrated service learning component for this course incorporates international community service with classroom instruction in nutrition specifically focusing on malnutrition and nutrition education in a developing country. This course provides an integrative learning experience addressing the practice of citizenship and promotes an awareness of and participation in international public affairs. Includes 15 service hours benefiting an international community organization, agency, or public service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the course topic and learning objectives; a list of approved placements and assignments in available from the instructor and the Citizenship and Service Learning Office. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 405 Clinical Practicum: Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercise

    Prerequisite: BMS 567 or KIN 369 and permission of department head.

    Field experience in a comprehensive health enhancement organization under the supervision of a certified preventive and rehabilitative program director. Students are assigned to Hammons Heart Institute. May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 6 hours. Enrollment is limited. Students planning to participate in the clinical practicum must contact the Biomedical Sciences Department Head during the first two weeks of registration. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 430 Sports Nutrition

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 and BMS 308.

    Nutrition as related to athletic performance and other areas of physical activity, including training and competition nutrition, fluids and hydration, weight management, supplements and ergogenic aids, the child athlete, and eating disorders.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 438 Administrative Dietetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 and BMS 330 and ACC 109 and MGT 340; and BIO 210 or concurrent enrollment.

    Application of managerial processes to the delivery of food to people in a variety of settings. Menu planning; recipe development; food procurement; receiving and storage; food production; quality assurance; personnel selection, training, supervision and evaluation; management of financial resources; equipment selection and layout; computer-assisted management and distribution. Transportation required.

    Credit hours:
    5
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 445 Community Nutrition

    Prerequisite: BMS 335 and BMS 536 and PLS 101; and must be taken last spring before expected graduation.

    Factors affecting the nutritional status of the community; nutritional assessment and surveillance methodologies; governmental nutrition policies and legislation; community resources. The role of the community dietitian in nutrition program planning, implementation and evaluation. Transportation required.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 450 Introduction to Biomedical Biomechanics

    Prerequisite: BMS 307.

    Biomechanical fundamentals and principles as they apply to the human organism; description of normal motion emphasizing orthopedic biomechanics and neuromuscular control. May be taught concurrently with OTE 650. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 450 and OTE 650.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 455 Astrobiology

    Prerequisite: introductory course in BMS or BIO; and introductory course in AST, PHY, CHM or GLG.

    Scientific, technological, and philosophical foundations of astrobiology with emphasis on origins of life, life beyond Earth, and searches for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Content stresses scientific evidence and knowledge, not science fiction.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 460 Biology of HIV/AIDS

    Prerequisite: BMS 100 or BMS 105 or BMS 110 or BIO 100 or BIO 121 or BIO 101 and 111, and 60 hours.

    Biological aspects of infection by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) the disease syndrome known as AIDS (acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome) and social response to the disease.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 467 Anatomy and Mechanics of Human Motion

    Prerequisite: BMS 307.

    Biological analysis of normal articulation and body segment motions, emphasizing neuromuscular control. Biomechanical fundamentals and principles that relate to anatomy of human motion.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 490 Peer Instruction in Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: acceptance into Cell and Molecular Biology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences-Medical Technology, or Dietetics program; and 60 hours; and permission of course director.

    A mentored experience in teaching within the Biomedical Sciences. Students will serve as undergraduate learning assistants (ULAs) in a BMS course along with the instructor and teaching assistants. Students will be required to attend an intersession workshop and weekly sessions for reflection and discussion in addition to their weekly BMS course assignment. Intended for students interested in developing classroom leadership skills. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 494 Senior Seminar in Cell and Molecular Biology

    Prerequisite: Cell and Molecular Biology major and BMS 521; and 90 hours.

    Discussion of emerging topics and issues in the fields of cell and molecular biology. Opportunity for students to gain skill in oral and written scientific communication, and explore and prepare for employment opportunities, graduate school, and professional programs. Completion of a subject assessment examination and seminar attendance is required. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 497 Topics in Biomedical Sciences I

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Selected topics which will vary from semester to semester. Course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours by a student provided topics are different. Variable content course. Supplemental course fee (variable by section).

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 498 Undergraduate Research

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Individualized and directed research. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 499 Projects in the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Supervised experience in an area of the Biomedical Sciences. Course may be taken by students majoring or minoring in an area of the biomedical sciences.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 500 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences II

    Prerequisite: permission of department head.

    Selected topics of an advanced nature which will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated by a student for a maximum of 8 hours of credit provided topics are different. May be taught concurrently with BMS 602. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 500 and BMS 602.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 514 Scanning Electron Microscopy

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    An introduction to microsurface analysis using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis. Theoretical considerations and laboratory procedures involve both techniques but the major emphasis will be on generation of secondary electron images. Some attention is devoted to backscattered electron imaging, X-ray mapping, stereo pair imaging, and related image processing techniques. May be taught concurrently with BMS 614. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 514 and BMS 614.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 516 Transmission Electron Microscopy

    Prerequisite: 20 hours in BMS or BIO.

    Demonstration of basic transmission electron microscopy techniques and microscope use. Emphasis is on ultrathin sectioning techniques; additional techniques include support film preparation, negative staining, immunogold localization procedures, and digital processing of photographic prints and negatives. May be taught concurrently with BMS 616. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 516 and BMS 616.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 520 Medical Cell Biology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 320 or BMS 321.

    Focus on the molecular aspects of cell biology for students in the Nurse Anesthesia program. Content identical to the lecture part of BMS 521. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 520 and 521. May be taught concurrently with BMS 620 . Cannot receive credit for both BMS 520 and BMS 620.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 521 Molecular Cell Biology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 321; and [CHM 201 and 202] or CHM 342.

    Origins, structure and function of cells and basic life processes from a molecular perspective. Major topics focus on the energy, chemical, and information exchanges within and among cells and their environment. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 520 and 521. May be taught concurrently with BMS 622. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 521 and BMS 622. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 524 Virology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BIO 310 or BMS 521.

    The molecular biology and pathogenicity of animal viruses; basic techniques of tissue culture and virology will be performed in the laboratory. May be taught concurrently with BMS 624. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 524 and BMS 624.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 525 Molecular Biology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 521.

    In-depth examination of nucleic acid structure, function, regulation, repair, and mutagenesis; principles of genetic engineering. Laboratory provides experience in the techniques used to isolate, separate, quantitate, characterize, and modify nucleic acids. The course also includes an introduction to the GenBank and EMBL nucleic acid and protein sequence databases. May be taught concurrently with BMS 625 . Cannot receive credit for both BMS 525 and BMS 625. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 528 Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis

    Prerequisite: BMS 521.

    An in-depth study of the methods of genetic control and production of pathogenic factors employed by disease causing bacteria. The course will use both reference material and primary literature to illustrate the topics under discussion. May be taught concurrently with BMS 628. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 528 and BMS 628.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 529 Molecular Genetics

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 525.

    Recent advances in the molecular aspects of genetics; mammalian DNA will be characterized and manipulated using modern molecular techniques. May be taught concurrently with BMS 629. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 529 and BMS 629.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 530 Cell Biology of Cancer

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 521 or BIO 310 or BIO 320.

    Discussion of the initiation, cellular and genetic events which lead to cancer as well as its prevention, treatment, and personal consequences. An extensive paper and presentation are required. May be taught concurrently with BMS 631. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 530 and BMS 631.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 532 Human Nutrition and Metabolism

    Prerequisite: BMS 240 and BMS 308; and CHM 201 or concurrent enrollment.

    Food nutrients, their digestion, absorption and metabolism. Methods of determining requirements and interrelationships of nutrients.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 535 Signal Transduction

    Prerequisite: BMS 521.

    This course will examine the molecular mechanisms of various ligand/receptor interactions. The dynamics involved in ligand/receptor binding will be studied and examples of receptor-mediated signal transduction will be introduced. Signaling pathways within the cell will be discussed. Primary literature and reference materials will be utilized to illustrate specific examples under discourse. May be taught concurrently with BMS 635. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 535 and BMS 635.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 536 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

    Prerequisite: admission to Dietetics Program; and BMS 335 and BMS 532; and CHM 352 or concurrent enrollment.

    Principles and application of medical nutrition therapy as related to disease and stress. Transportation required.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 539 Senior Seminar in Dietetics

    Prerequisite: admission to the Dietetics Program, and must be taken last fall before expected graduation.

    Procedures and application process for obtaining professional status through dietetic registration and licensure. Professional ethics and legal responsibilities. Strategies for integration of current issues into dietetic practice.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 540 Biotechnology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 321 or BIO 310 or BIO 320 or CHM 352.

    The applications of the methodologies of cell and molecular biology in the rapidly-evolving biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries with an emphasis on the major sectors involving human therapeutics, human diagnostics, and genomics. Cell and molecular biology technologies adapted to mass production techniques to produce the products of biotechnology are surveyed. Typical pathways of product development from original basic research, product inception, clinical trials, regulatory approval, and commercialization are covered. Students will examine the current programs of the research and development of selected biotechnology and big pharmaco corporations. May be taught concurrently with BMS 640. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 540 and BMS 640.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 546 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

    Prerequisite: BMS 536.

    Principles and application of medical nutrition therapy as related to complex disease states. Transportation required.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 550 Nutrition Counseling

    Prerequisite: BMS 340; and BMS 536 or concurrent enrollment.

    Interviewing techniques, counseling theory and methods applied to nutrition counseling. Emphasis on development of skills necessary to plan, implement, evaluate and document culturally sensitive nutritional care for individuals and groups. Includes simulated techniques and work with clients in selected settings.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 558 Recombinant DNA Techniques

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 525.

    A laboratory intensive course designed to extend the molecular biology principles and current techniques used in gene cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, transformation of eukaryotic cells, designing gene expression vectors, performing molecular hybridization techniques, confirming gene expression through reverse transcriptase PCR, and DNA sequencing. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with BMS 658. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 558 and BMS 658.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 561 Medical and Pathologic Physiology

    Prerequisite: BMS 308.

    A study of physiological dysfunction in human disease with consideration of disease etiology, diagnosis, clinical interpretation, and treatment. Designed for students and professionals in the health sciences. May be taught concurrently with BMS 661. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 561 and BMS 661.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 562 Medical and Pathologic Physiology Laboratory

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Experience using laboratory techniques and case studies to enhance knowledge of pathophysiology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 660. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 562 and BMS 660.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 563 Advanced Work Physiology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 308; and C grade or better in BMS 567 or KIN 362.

    Review of cellular metabolism, energy transfer, and oxygen transport during work; excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle; physiological mechanisms of fatigue; neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism and other responses to work; environmental factors in work performance. Emphasis on molecular and cellular mechanisms and contemporary research. May be taught concurrently with BMS 663. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 563 and BMS 663.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 564 Molecular Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology

    Prerequisite: BMS 308; and either BMS 321 or CHM 352.

    A detailed examination of the physiological, cellular and molecular aspects of human reproduction with particular emphasis on the endocrine aspects of reproduction. May be taught concurrently with BMS 564. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 564 and BMS 664.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 565 Human Cardiopulmonary Physiology

    Prerequisite: BMS 308; and either BMS 321 or CHM 352.

    A cellular and molecular study of human cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and related human diseases. Emphasis will be on the molecular mechanisms for normal and abnormal functions of the blood, the blood vessels, the heart, the respiratory tract, and the lung. Current research topics and results will be introduced and discussed. May be taught concurrently with BMS 665. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 565 and BMS 665.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 567 Physiology of Exercise Metabolism

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 240 and "C" grade or better in BMS 308.

    Introduction to the study of human metabolic and work physiology. Digestion, absorption, and metabolism of biologically important nutrients as they affect cellular energy transfer; mechanisms of energy transfer in cells during various forms of work; oxygen transport and utilization at the cellular and system level; factors modifying the efficiency of human work performance. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. May be taught concurrently with BMS 667. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 567 and BMS 667.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 568 Physiology of the Human Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems

    Prerequisite: BMS 308; and either BMS 321 or CHM 352.

    Structure and function of the gastrointestinal and urinary systems including pathophysiology of common clinical conditions. May be taught concurrently with BMS 668. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 568 and BMS 668.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 569 Neurobiology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 308.

    Study of the mammalian nervous system including anatomy and principles of function. May be taught concurrently with BMS 669. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 569 and BMS 669.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 570 Principles of Pharmacology

    Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in BMS 308.

    Recommended Prerequisite: BMS 521. Overview of the aspects of pharmacology including: pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, drug selectivity, toxicity, metabolism, drug development, and drug regulation. Additionally, an overview of the major classification of drugs and their mechanisms of action will be presented. May be taught concurrently with BMS 670. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 570 and BMS 670.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 582 Embryology

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 307 or BIO 380.

    A study of anatomical changes during early animal development with emphasis on vertebrates. Lecture emphasis is on the cellular and subcellular mechanisms that may explain normal development, especially with regard to fertilization and morphogenesis. Laboratory emphasis on the normal development of live and preserved vertebrate embryos. Meets the embryology requirements for students in pre-professional medical, dental, and allied health curricula, as well as any student requiring a background in embryology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 682. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 582 and BMS 682.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 584 Molecular Mechanisms in Animal Development

    Prerequisite: BMS 521 or BIO 320.

    An overview of the relationship between the anatomy of developing embryos and fundamental molecular mechanisms that generate this morphology, with an emphasis on vertebrates. Some invertebrate systems will be presented. Selected topics will include cell signaling during fertilization, gene activity in early development, cytoskeleton dynamics during morphogenesis, cell-cell adhesion, master pattern genes, and regulated cell death. May be taught concurrently with BMS 686. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 584 and BMS 686.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 585 Histology

    Prerequisite: BMS 307 or BIO 380.

    Microscopic structure of cells, tissues, and organ systems, with special emphasis on human tissues. Extensive laboratory experience with interpretation of structures in stained tissues mounted on microslides. Recommended for students in medical, dental, optometric, and other preprofessional curricula, medical technology, cell and molecular biology, and zoology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 688. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 585 and BMS 688.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 593 Bioinformatics and Biomedical Resources

    Prerequisite: C or better in BMS 321.

    Use of biomedical source materials and methods of data access, selection, organization, and evaluation. May be taught concurrently with BMS 693. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 593 and BMS 693.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 595 Introduction to Research in Dietetics

    Prerequisite: completion of 90 hours of coursework, including BMS 335, BMS 532, and statistics; QBA 237 or SOC 302 or PSY 200 or MTH 340 or MTH 545.

    Fundamentals of research in nutrition including research design, methodology, data collection and analysis, and presentation. Grant writing and funding process for research. Class discussions to include critiques of published research. Class projects to include research proposal/project and presentation.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 599 Health Literacy in the Human Services

    Prerequisite: junior standing and permission of instructor.

    This online course offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding functional health literacy and how the public's literacy skills affect interactions with health and human services professionals. Includes an examination of the data for national and international literacy levels and populations at risk for low literacy; research on health literacy; assessment tools; and practical techniques for addressing literacy issues in spoken and written communications at the practitioner and organizational levels. Identical with SWK 599. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 599 and SWK 599.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 602 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences II

    Prerequisite: permission of department head.

    Selected topics of an advanced nature which will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated by a student for a maximum of 8 hours of credit provided topics are different. May be taught concurrently with BMS 500. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 500 and BMS 602.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 614 Scanning Electron Microscopy

    An introduction to microsurface analysis using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis. Theoretical considerations and laboratory procedures involve both techniques but the major emphasis will be on generation of secondary electron images. Some attention is devoted to backscattered electron imaging, X-ray mapping, stereo pair imaging, and related image processing techniques. May be taught concurrently with BMS 514. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 514 and BMS 614.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 616 Transmission Electron Microscopy

    Demonstration of basic transmission electron microscopy techniques and Microscope use. Emphasis is on ultrathin sectioning techniques; additional techniques include support film preparation, negative staining, immunogold localization procedures, and digital processing of photographic prints and negatives. May be taught concurrently with BMS 516 . Cannot receive credit for both BMS 516 and BMS 616.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 620 Medical Cell Biology

    Prerequisite: admission to the MS in Nurse Anesthesia program.

    Focus on the molecular aspects of cell biology for students in the Nurse Anesthesia program. Content identical to the lecture part of BMS 622. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 620 and 622. May be taught concurrently with BMS 520. Cannot receive credit for BMS 520 and BMS 620.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 622 Molecular Cell Biology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Origins, structure and function of cells and basic life processes from a molecular perspective. Major topics focus on the energy, chemical, and information exchanges within and among cells and their environment. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 620 and 622. May be taught concurrently with BMS 521. Cannot receive credit for BMS 521 and BMS 622. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 624 Virology

    Prerequisite: BMS 622.

    The molecular biology and pathogenicity of animal viruses; basic techniques of tissue culture and virology will be performed in the laboratory. May be taught concurrently with BMS 524. Cannot receive credit for BMS 524 and BMS 624.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 625 Molecular Biology

    Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

    In-depth examination of nucleic acid structure, function, regulation, repair, and mutagenesis; principles of genetic engineering. Laboratory provides experience in the techniques used to isolate, separate, quantitate, characterize, and modify nucleic acids. The course also includes an introduction to the GenBank and EMBL nucleic acid and protein sequence databases. May be taught concurrently with BMS 525. Cannot receive credit for BMS 525 and BMS 625. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 628 Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis

    Prerequisite: BMS 622.

    An in-depth study of the methods of genetic control and production of pathogenic factors employed by disease causing bacteria. The course will use both reference material and primary literature to illustrate the topics under discussion. May be taught concurrently with BMS 528. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 528 and BMS 628.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 629 Molecular Genetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 625.

    Recent advances in the molecular aspects of genetics; mammalian DNA will be characterized and manipulated using modern molecular techniques. May be taught concurrently with BMS 529. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 529 and BMS 629.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 631 Cell Biology of Cancer

    Prerequisite: BMS 622.

    Discussion of the initiation, cellular and genetic events which lead to cancer as well as its prevention, treatment, and personal consequences. An extensive paper and presentation are required. May be taught concurrently with BMS 530. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 530 and BMS 631.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 635 Signal Transduction

    Prerequisite: BMS 622.

    This course will examine the molecular mechanisms of various ligand/receptor interactions. The dynamics involved in ligand/receptor binding will be studied and examples of receptor-mediated signal transduction will be introduced. Signaling pathways within the cell will be discussed. Primary literature and reference materials will be utilized to illustrate specific examples under discourse. May be taught concurrently with BMS 535. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 535 and BMS 635.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 640 Biotechnology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The applications of the methodologies of cell and molecular biology in the rapidly-evolving biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries with an emphasis on the major sectors involving human therapeutics, human diagnostics, and genomics. Cell and molecular biology technologies adapted to mass production techniques to produce the products of biotechnology are surveyed. Typical pathways of product development from original basic research, product inception, clinical trials, regulatory approval, and commercialization are covered. Students will examine the current programs of the research and development of selected biotechnology and big pharmaco corporations. May be taught concurrently with BMS 540. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 540 and BMS 640.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 645 Clinical Gross Anatomy

    Prerequisite: admission to Master of Occupational Therapy program.

    The course offers in-depth coverage of basic, applied and clinical aspects of gross anatomy. An advanced musculoskeletal anatomy course that emphasizes the study of functional relationships between musculature, nervous tissue, vascular and skeletal components for the extremities and axial skeleton: Cadaver dissection laboratory experience is used to enhance understanding of three dimensional anatomical relationships for specific body regions. Students observe, discuss, teach, learn and dissect all body systems in detail. This course incorporate traditional didactic lectures, discussions, laboratory dissection, students teaching students (peer-teaching) in laboratory sessions and assignments that rely on critical thinking. Supplemental course fee. Identical with OTE 645. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 645 and OTE 645.

    Credit hours:
    5
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 658 Recombinant DNA Techniques

    Prerequisite: C grade or better in BMS 625.

    A laboratory intensive course designed to extend the molecular biology principles and current techniques used in gene cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, transformation of eukaryotic cells, designing gene expression vectors, performing molecular hybridization techniques, confirming gene expression through reverse transcriptase PCR, and DNA sequencing. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with BMS 558. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 558 and BMS 658.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 660 Medical and Pathologic Physiology Laboratory

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Cell and Molecular Biology or MS in Nurse Anesthesia Program.

    Experience using laboratory techniques and case studies to enhance knowledge of pathophysiology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 562. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 562 and BMS 660.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 661 Medical and Pathologic Physiology

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Cell and Molecular Biology or MS in Nurse Anesthesia Program.

    A study of physiological dysfunction in human disease with consideration of disease etiology, diagnosis, clinical interpretation, and treatment. Designed for students and professionals in the health sciences. May be taught concurrently with BMS 561. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 561 and BMS 661.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 663 Advanced Work Physiology

    Review of cellular metabolism, energy transfer, and oxygen transport during work; excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle; physiological mechanisms of fatigue; neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism and other responses to work; environmental factors in work performance. Emphasis on molecular and cellular mechanisms and contemporary research. May be taught concurrently with BMS 563. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 563 and BMS 663.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 664 Molecular Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology

    A detailed examination of the physiological, cellular and molecular aspects of human reproduction with particular emphasis on the endocrine aspects of reproduction. May be taught concurrently with BMS 564. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 564 and BMS 664.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 665 Human Cardiopulmonary Physiology

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Cell and Molecular Biology or MS in Nurse Anesthesia program.

    A cellular and molecular study of human cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and related human diseases. Emphasis will be on the molecular mechanisms for normal and abnormal functions of the blood, the blood vessels, the heart, the respiratory tract, and the lung. Current research topics and results will be introduced and discussed. May be taught concurrently with BMS 565. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 565 and BMS 665.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 667 Physiology of Exercise Metabolism

    Introduction to the study of human metabolic and work physiology. Digestion, absorption, and metabolism of biologically important nutrients as they affect cellular energy transfer; mechanisms of energy transfer in cells during various forms of work; oxygen transport and utilization at the cellular and system level; factors modifying the efficiency of human work performance. May be taught concurrently with BMS 567. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 567 and BMS 667.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 668 Physiology of the Human Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems

    Structure and function of the gastrointestinal and urinary systems including pathophysiology of common clinical conditions. May be taught concurrently with BMS 568. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 568 and BMS 668.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 669 Neurobiology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Study of the mammalian nervous system including anatomy and principles of function. May be taught concurrently with BMS 569. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 569 and BMS 669.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 670 Principles of Pharmacology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Recommended Prerequisite: BMS 622. Overview of the aspects of pharmacology including: pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, drug selectivity, toxicity, metabolism, drug development, and drug regulation. Additionally, an overview of the major classification of drugs and their mechanisms of action will be presented. May be taught concurrently with BMS 570. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 670 and BMS 570.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 682 Embryology

    Recommended Prerequisite: human anatomy. A study of anatomical changes during early animal development with emphasis on vertebrates. Lecture emphasis is on the cellular and subcellular mechanisms that may explain normal development, especially with regard to fertilization and morphogenesis. Laboratory emphasis on the normal development of live and preserved vertebrate embryos. Meets the embryology requirements for students in pre-professional medical, dental, and allied health curricula, as well as any student requiring a background in embryology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 582. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 582 and BMS 682.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 686 Molecular Mechanisms in Animal Development

    An overview of the relationship between the anatomy of developing embryos and fundamental molecular mechanisms that generate this morphology, with an emphasis on vertebrates. Some invertebrate systems will be presented. Selected topics will include cell signaling during fertilization, gene activity in early development, cytoskeleton dynamics during morphogenesis, cell-cell adhesion, master pattern genes, and regulated cell death. May be taught concurrently with BMS 584. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 584 and BMS 686.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 688 Histology

    Microscopic structure of cells, tissues, and organ systems, with special emphasis on human tissues. Extensive laboratory experience with interpretation of structures in stained tissues mounted on microslides. Recommended for students in medical, dental, optometric, and other preprofessional curricula, medical technology, cell and molecular biology, and zoology. May be taught concurrently with BMS 585. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 585 and BMS 688.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 693 Bioinformatics and Biomedical Resources

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Use of biomedical source materials and methods of data access, selection, organization, and evaluation. May be taught concurrently with BMS 593. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 593 and BMS 693.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 700 Introduction to Graduate Studies in the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Nurse Anesthesia program.

    Study of the researcher role, the research process, and research ethics relating to the biomedical sciences.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 701 Research in the Biomedical Sciences

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Cell and Molecular Biology program; and statistics: MTH 645 or BIO 650 or PSY 711 or PBH 730 or concurrent enrollment in statistics.

    Focus on research skills, scientific writing, and professional development.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 707 Medical Human Anatomy

    Prerequisite: admission to Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

    This course offers an in-depth coverage of basic, applied, and clinical aspects of gross anatomy. Students observe, discuss, teach, learn, and dissect all body systems in detail. This course incorporates traditional didactic lectures, discussions, laboratory dissection, students teaching students in laboratory teaching sessions, and assignments that rely on critical thinking. Students make oral presentations and use the library and other sources of information (such as the Internet and our Computer Laboratory) to learn and teach applied gross anatomy. Identical with PTE 707. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 707 and PTE 707. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    10

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 711 Microbial Genetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 622.

    Course is designed to investigate various aspects of microbial genetics using advanced laboratory techniques. Experiments may include DNA and plasmid isolation and characterization, mutagenesis, transformation, transduction and conjugation of bacteria.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 717 Medical Human Anatomy and Radiology

    Prerequisite: admission to the Physician Assistant Studies program.

    Regional study of the human body. Course will include lecture and laboratory activities including cadaver dissection, study of anatomic models, computer images, x-ray, CAT scan and MRI, and ultrasound imaging. Identical with PAS 717. Cannot receive credit for both BMS 717 and PAS 717. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    11

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 726 Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Focused or detailed consideration of advanced or timely topics in cell and molecular biology. May involve group discussion from another institution or represent individual study. Credit for BMS 726 may be given for electronic and distance learning courses available via the Internet with the approval of the cell and molecular biology faculty who will determine the credit hours and topic title. Variable content course. May be repeated up to 6 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 727 Human Gross Anatomy

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Nurse Anesthesia program.

    In-depth study of the gross anatomy of the human body in areas of interest relating to administration of anesthesia. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 728 Human Neurophysiology and Anatomy

    Prerequisite: admission to the DNAP program.

    This is a blended course designed for a study of human neuroanatomy and neurobiology with emphasis on understandings of pain sensation and perception. Lecture is focused on fundamental structure and function of central nerve system and peripheral nerve system with respect to pain followed by understandings of its regulatory mechanisms and pathological pain. The lecture portion incorporated non-traditional online lectures and discussion in classroom. Laboratory offers hands-on learning opportunities with emphasis on pain-related Gross Anatomy and pain management. Students observe, discuss, teach, and learn about the human nervous system in a cooperative learning environment. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 730 Current Literature Topics

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Cell and Molecular Biology program.

    A weekly forum of faculty and graduate students to discuss reports in the current literature from cell, molecular, and developmental biology. Participants are assigned to report on developments in their specialty or area of interest and provide background for understanding the basis and significance of the report to others in the group. May be repeated. Required each regular semester for full time students.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 732 Clinical Preventive Medicine

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    A review of current scientific evidence regarding effective screening tests and interventions to improve health status.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 742 Human Physiology II

    Prerequisite: BMS 620 or BMS 622 and admission to the Cell and Molecular Biology graduate program or DNAP program.

    Course is the study of the human cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and related human diseases. Emphasis is on the normal and abnormal functions of the heart, lungs and vascular systems. Consideration of disease etiology, diagnosis and clinical interpretation of the cardiopulmonary and vascular systems. Current research topics will be introduced and discussed.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    4
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 752 Medical Physiology

    Prerequisite: admission to Physician Assistant Studies program or Doctor of Physical Therapy program or MS in Cell and Molecular Biology program.

    The study of biological function of the human organism. Emphasis will be placed on mechanisms and regulation using examples focusing on the field of medicine. Topics covered will include general cell function, neural, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and renal physiology and regulation of acid-base balance. The course stresses the interrelated functions of the body systems in homeostasis and builds on this knowledge to introduce how disease alters the homeostatic controls.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 784 Developmental Genetics

    Prerequisite: BMS 625.

    A study of developmental gene families, their expressions as related to the normal and abnormal development of form and structure, and their intrinsic and extrinsic regulation in various animal model systems, including humans. Specific gene-programmed and gene regulated mechanisms such as those regulating pattern formation, triggering cell differentiation, initiating regeneration (as it applies to specific tissues and organs), controlling apoptosis, and determining rates of cellular and organismal aging are included.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 785 Histology and Tissue Biology

    Prerequisite: admission to MS in Nurse Anesthesia program or MS in Cell and Molecular Biology program.

    This course emphasizes the structure and basic function of all the major tissues and cell types in the human body. It includes normal cell and tissue morphology and the adaptations that occur as a result of various stimuli both normal and abnormal.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 797 Non-Thesis Project

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    In-depth study in an area of interest, culminating in a presentation of an extensive scholarly paper. Graded Pass/Not Pass Only.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 798 Research

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Application of the research process in the supervised study of a selected problem. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • BMS 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Demonstration of the capacity for research and independent thought culminating in a thesis. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Dietetics and Nutrition (DTN) courses

  • DTN 740 Medical Nutrition Therapy I Practicum

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This is the first of a two-semester course sequence providing field experience in patient/client nutritional management at various sites under professional supervision (37 hours per week). Emphasis will be on utilizing the nutrition care process in providing basic medical nutrition therapy to include at least diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and basic health promotion in an acute or clinical setting.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DTN 741 Medical Nutrition Therapy II Practicum

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This is the second of a two-semester course sequence providing eight weeks of field experience in patient/client nutritional management at various sites under professional supervision (40 hours per week). Emphasis will be on utilizing the nutrition care process in providing medical nutrition therapy to include at least tube feeding, TPN, pre/post surgery patients in an acute or clinical setting with a research component required as part of the practicum.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DTN 742 Public Health Nutrition Practicum

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This course provides a six week field experience in the delivery of public health and community nutrition programs at local, state, national levels at various sites under professional supervision (37 hours per week). Current issues relating to the promotion of good nutrition and preventive health care will be examined. Students will evaluate nutrition components of various community health agencies and participate in the delivery of services.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DTN 743 Food Service Management Practicum

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This course provides a six week field experience (37 hours per week) practicing a systems approach to nutrition services management, including the human dimensions of management, management tools and techniques for assessing accountability, cost containment, productivity and marketing plans. Projects include development of a personnel and operational budget for nutrition services.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DTN 744 Practicum in Area of Concentration

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This course provides a six week field experience (40 hours per week) in either Public Affairs or Rural Health. Field placements and experiences will be developed with each student and the program director.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DTN 745 Topics and Issues in Dietetics

    Prerequisite: admission to the graduate Dietetic Internship Certificate Program.

    This course provides a six week forum (3 hours per week) for topics pertinent to the practice setting and transition to professional practice. Topics of interest will cover areas such as managed health care, ethical decision-making, registration examination, charting, etc. May be repeated to 3 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

Interprofessional Education (IPE) courses

  • IPE 375 Introduction to Interprofessional Health Care

    This course provides an introduction to interprofessional health care education and collaborative practice for students in health professions programs. Topics include the history of interprofessional health care education in the U.S. and internationally, philosophical and theoretical foundations, and competencies required for effective collaboration to improve health care outcomes. Students explore the roles of various health professions in collaborative patient/client, family, and community health care.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • IPE 376 Cultural Competence in Health Care

    Prerequisite: Health Services major or permission.

    This course is designed to assist the Health Services major explore, understand, and appreciate issues and challenges that can be encountered in the healthcare setting working with cultural and ethnically diverse patient populations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • IPE 377 Global Issues in Health Services

    Prerequisite: Health Services major, PLS 101 or Missouri Constitution Study requirement met or permission.

    This course is designed to introduce students in the Health Services major to the principal health systems of the world's populations, and major challenges to improving health globally. Students will explore interdisciplinary factors accounting for health patterns that impact global health, health care delivery systems worldwide, and the governmental, economic, social and political forces that influence them.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • IPE 470 Foundations of Patient Safety for Health Professionals

    Prerequisite: IPE 375 or concurrent enrollment.

    This course provides a foundation for patient safety and health care quality improvement for students in the health professions with an emphasis on the roles of both individuals and systems. Topics include: the scope of the problem, terminology and basic concepts of safety systems, patient safety interventions, measuring and reporting safety, incident investigations, institutional responses to adverse events, communication and teamwork, and models to improve patient safety.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • IPE 475 Evidence-Based Health Care Practice

    Prerequisite: IPE 375.

    This course will enable students to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to assess the scientific literature, clinical guidelines, and other information resources needed to integrate evidence into practice to improve health care outcomes. Working in interprofessional teams, students will formulate interprofessional health care questions, identify articles and other evidence-based resources, critically appraise the evidence to assess validity, and communicate the evidence to others.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • IPE 575 Collaborative Health Care Leadership

    Prerequisite: senior standing; and IPE 375.

    This course explores theories, models and responsibilities of leadership within an interprofessional health care context. Students apply leadership practices that support collaborative practice and synthesize prior learning to plan, implement, and evaluate a health project designed to improve patient/client health outcomes. Students document and communicate results in written report and oral presentation. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Medical Technology (MTC) courses

  • MTC 401 Clinical Chemistry

    Analytical and theoretical aspects of the clinical biochemistry of body fluid constituents, utilizing both manual and instrumental techniques including automation and special procedures.

    Credit hours:
    9-12
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 402 Clinical Microscopy-Urinalysis

    Principles and techniques of the physical, chemical and microscopic examination of urine and other excreta as related to disease processes.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 403 Hematology-Coagulation

    A study of the cellular element of blood and bone marrow; theory of cell production, release and survival; morphological characteristics of normal and abnormal cells; quantitative and qualitative abnormalities. Principles and techniques involved in the study of hemostasis, blood coagulation and hemorrhagic disorders.

    Credit hours:
    4-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 404 Serology-Immunology

    The science of immunity including antibody development, principles of antigen-antibody interactions, and techniques of serological testing for various disease states.

    Credit hours:
    3-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 405 Clinical Microbiology

    Sterile technique, methods of handling and inoculating specimens containing pathogenic microorganisms, isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms, laboratory test in chemotherapy, and diagnostic bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology.

    Credit hours:
    7
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 406 Blood Bank-Immunohematology

    A study of blood group systems and the immune response. Methods of cross-matching, antibody screening, and phenotyping. Administrative safeguards and legal aspects of blood banking. Proper clinical utilization of blood components.

    Credit hours:
    3-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MTC 407 Special Topics in Medical Technology-Education and Management

    Instruction will include lecture and/or clinical practice in the areas of In-Service Education, Management and Supervision, Research and Development, and Principles and Techniques of the Instructional Process.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings