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CHEMISTRY 59 CSC 390 – Cooperative Education, 1 to 8 credits. E. CSC 420 – Operating Systems, 4 credits. A2. A study of how computers manage their resources. Highlights include concurrency, memory management, process and processor management and scheduling, device control, performance evaluation and system security. Several operating systems are compared, including a detailed analysis of the UNIX operating system. Prerequisite: CSC 225 – Fundamental Structures, CSC 245 – Introduction to UNIX/LINUX or consent of instructor CSC 445 – Introduction to Computer Security, 3 credits. A2 (starting 2014-2015). Provides an introduction to a variety of topics in computer security both from a technical and from a human resource point of view. Prerequisites: BUSN 315 – Management Information Systems, CSC 225 – Fundamental Structures, CSC 330 – Introduction to Database Management, CSC 340 – System Analysis and Design, CSC 345 – Computer Networks CSC 480 – Independent Study, 1 to 4 credits. D. An opportunity for study beyond our current course offerings under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Consent of faculty. Contact the department or program chair for more information. CSC 487 – Directed Research, 1 to 4 credits. D. This course provides an opportunity for individual students to conduct research in a specific area of study, completed under the direction of a faculty mentor. Specific expectations of the research experience to be determined by the faculty. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

International Business Courses IBUS 380 – Special Topics, 2 to 4 credits. D. Courses covering various topics of interest in this particular discipline are offered regularly. Contact department or program chair for more information. IBUS 390 – Cooperative Education, 1 to 8 credits. E. IBUS 480 – Independent Study, 1 to 4 credits. D. This course provides an opportunity for individual students to conduct in-depth study of a particular topic under the supervision of a faculty member. Contact the department or program chair for more information. IBUS 487 – Directed Research, 1 to 4 credits. D. This course provides an opportunity for individual students to conduct research in a specific area of study, completed under the direction of a faculty mentor. Specific expectations of the research experience to be determined by the faculty. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

Chemistry Programs offered

• Major in Chemistry (46 credits) • American Chemical Society (ACS) Major in Chemistry, Traditional Concentration (62 credits) • American Chemical Society (ACS) Major in Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration (74 credits) • American Chemical Society (ACS) Major in Chemistry, Neurochemistry Concentration (74 credits) • Minor in Chemistry (20 credits) • Minor in Neuroscience (see neuroscience) (22 credits)

• Major in Chemistry Education (chemistry major plus 32 credits in education) (32 credits in science) • Science add-on endorsement for Elementary Education majors (see education) (25 credits in science and 10 credits in education) • General Science add-on education program, grades 5-8 (see education) (32 credits in science)

Faculty Donald A. “Chopper” Krogstad, chair Mark B. Jensen Julie R. Mach David L. Mork Pamela S. Mork

Daryl L. Ostercamp, research chemist-in-residence Drew Rutherford Darin J. Ulness Graeme R.A. Wyllie

The chemistry department at Concordia College is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Approval indicates that the department has the facilities, faculty, and curriculum to provide undergraduate education in chemistry according to guidelines established by the ACS. The chemistry department faculty has agreed upon the following list of goals that graduating seniors are to develop by the time they complete the chemistry major. Concordia College Chemistry Department Assessment Plan A. Department Goals (Revised Spring 2013) The chemistry department faculty has agreed upon the following list of goals and student learning outcomes that graduating seniors are to develop by the time they complete the chemistry major. The goals of the department are that a chemistry major should: 1. Have a firm understanding of the core principles of chemistry as they apply to each of the major subdivisions of the discipline. A. Students will demonstrate competency within the discipline on standardized national exams. B. Students will be able to gather experimental data safely and accurately using a wide variety of laboratory instruments and methods. C. Students can apply their knowledge of chemistry to the explanation and interpretation of new or unfamiliar chemical information. D. Students illustrate good problem-solving skills, independently and collaboratively. 2. Be able to communicate their knowledge of the field, both through writing and speaking. A. Students can select and interpret relevant scientific literature from a variety of sources including libraries, electronic databases and the Internet. B. Students can prepare a professional scientific paper. C. Students can prepare, present and defend a professional scientific talk. D. Students employ knowledge and implement skills in professional experiences such as teaching, research and internships. 3. Be comfortable and competent in the use of modern technology for the acquisition, analysis, and presentation of chemical data and information. A. Students are able to design and implement experiments using the principles of the scientific method. B. Students are able to use modern instrumentation to collect and analyze data. 4. Possess a holistic understanding of the relationship of chemistry to other sciences and to the needs of society as a whole. A. Students can connect relevant scientific literature to real world situations. B. Students can discuss the impact of the discipline on the environment. C. Students recognize the ethical issues related to the use and misuse of chemical information and materials. The chemistry department offers a major and minor in chemistry, an American Chemical Society major in chemistry, and teaching majors in chemistry for grades 5-12 and for grades 9-12. The chemistry department also sponsors an honors


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