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Food Science and Nutrition – Clemson Transfer – Associate Degree

Associate in Science
61 Hours

Fall I

BIO 101
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is the first of a sequence introducing biology. Topics include the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, Mendelian genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032, RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


CHM 110
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the first course in a sequence which includes the following topics: atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and equations, properties, reactions and states of matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, and equilibria

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RWR 032 and MAT 102 or equivalent


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


MAT 130
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: differentiation and integration of polynomials, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions, and interpretation and applications of these processes.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 110 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


Spring I

BIO 102
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a continuation of introductory biology which includes classification of organisms and structural and functional considerations of all kingdoms (particularly major phyla as well as viruses). Vertebrate animals and vascular plants are emphasized.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 101 with a grade of “C” or better


CHM 111
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the study of atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and equations, properties, reactions and states of matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, and equilibria. Other topics included are kinetics, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CHM 110 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better


PSY 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: an introduction to the basic theories and concepts in the science of behavior, scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, and abnormal behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032


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Summer

Course Description

This course is an introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing nomenclature, classes of organic compounds, and chemistry of functional groups.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CHM 111


Fall II

BIO 225
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a detailed study of microbiology as it relates to infection and the disease processes of the body. Topics include immunity, epidemiology, medically important microorganisms, and diagnostic procedures for identification.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 102 or BIO 211 with a grade of “C” or better or two semesters freshman college biology with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

A study of American literature from the colonial period to the Civil War.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or better


MUS 105
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the study of music with a focus on the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various western and non-western historical style periods, and appropriate listening experiences.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032


SPC 205
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” of better


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3


Spring II

ECO 211
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms. Including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations and comparative advantage and trade.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 and MAT 032 with grade of “C” or better


MAT 120
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests for large and small samples, types I and II errors, linear regression and correlation.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 102, MAT 110, MAT 130, or MAT 140 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


PHY 201
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the first in a sequence of physics courses. Topics include mechanics, wave motion, sound, heat, electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 110 or MAT 175


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3