Oct 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Marketing

  
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    MKTG 450 - Advertising (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 350 , COMM 101 , JOUR 201 , PUBH 350 , ARTD 201  or BSHA 305 ) This course provides a basic introduction to the planning and execution of advertising and promotion in the context of marketing goals and objectives. It offers a clear and comprehensive examination of the roles that marketing practitioners play from three perspectives including: 1) from a firm’s marketing/advertising/ public relations department; 2) the firm’s advertising agency of record, and 3) from the perspective of the media executives who provide the bridge from the company’s products to its target audience via its selling propositions. It combines information from marketing communications, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and other social science research as it relates to the practice of advertising. F, S.
  
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    MKTG 451 - Retailing Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 350 ) Emphasizes the specific activities required of managing a retail outlet such as research, store location, organization, merchandise planning and management, promotion and advertising, pricing policies, and creating, integrating and controlling the retail strategy. S.
  
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    MKTG 452 Q* - Social Media Marketing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 350 ) The course provides a thorough understanding of social media channels including social networking sites, online communities, forums, blogs, video-sharing sites, etc. Emphasis is placed on the use of these channels as part of an overall marketing communication strategy. Specific topics addressed include targeting online customers through social media channels, effectiveness of social media marketing, and evaluation methods. F, S.
  
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    MKTG 453 - Integrated Marketing Communications (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 350 ) The study of advertising and promotion from an integrated marketing communications perspective. Emphasis is given to advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, personal selling, and public relations/ publicity. F.
  
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    MKTG 454 - International Marketing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 350 ) The study of planning and conducting transactions across national borders for the purpose of satisfying a target market, including environmental factors such as law, politics, society, economy, and technology, as well as the development of international marketing strategy. S.
  
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    MKTG 455 Q* - Personal Selling and Sales Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 350 ) The principles of salesmanship and their relationship to the management of a sales force in recruiting, selecting, training, compensating, controlling, evaluating and motivating sales personnel. S.
  
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    MKTG 456 Q* - Advanced Social Media Marketing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MKTG 452 ) This course provides a comprehensive understanding of how and why companies use social media platforms for marketing purposes. Current industry readings, videos, assignments and projects will be utilized to demonstrate how companies can successfully market through social media. The course will prepare students for a career in social media marketing by educating them on the most current information and tools. Students will get hands-on experience creating and managing social media marketing content for a real client. A certification program is included as part of the course requirements. F, S.
  
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    MKTG 457 Q* - Digital Marketing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 350 ) Digital marketing is an essential part of your everyday life. In this course, we take a journey through the evolving digital marketing landscape including search engine optimization, website and social media analytics, search and display ads, content and email marketing, social media, and reputation management. The course is designed to get you to think like a digital marketing professional, and to give you experience with industry-relevant hands-on assignments and exercises.  F, S.
  
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    MKTG 458 Q* - Marketing Strategy (3 credits)


    (Prereq: completion of MKTG 351  and MKTG 357 ) Analysis of case problems dealing with the development of strategies and plans for marketing consumer and industrial products. Topics include marketing organization, product, price, promotion, distribution, industry and sales forecasting and analysis of marketing costs. F, S.
  
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    MKTG 497 Q* - Marketing Internship (0 to 12 credits)


    (Prereq: Junior standing, minimum GPA of 2.5 and approval of the Director of the Wall Center for Excellence) The Marketing Internship is a supervised work experience within an organization’s marketing function. The specific work environment and student’s job responsibilities must be approved, in advance, by supervising faculty. Students will be required to maintain a detailed journal relative to their workplace activities, establish specific learning goals, complete a reflective essay regarding the experience, and will be evaluated by their workplace supervisor. Students must work a minimum of sixty (60) hours in the internship environment per credit hour earned. Students may receive from zero to twelve (0-12) credit hours for the Marketing Internship course, which may be repeated up to three (3) times for credit; however, students cannot earn more than a total of twelve (12) business internship credit hours over the course of a single undergraduate program and only six (6) credit hours may be applied toward the minimum credit hours required for a single Coastal Carolina University degree. F, S, Su.

Mathematics

  
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    MATH 130 - College Algebra (3 credits)


    (Prereq: Mathematics Placement) Properties of functions, techniques of graphing polynomial and rational functions, systems of equations, and properties and applications of exponential and logarithmic functions. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 130I - College Algebra Intensive Study (3 credits)


    (Prereq: Mathematics Placement) Review of Intermediate Algebra, properties of functions, techniques of graphing polynomial and rational functions, systems of equations, and properties and applications of exponential and logarithmic functions. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 131 - Trigonometry (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 130  or MATH 130I ) Right triangle and circular trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, vectors, complex numbers, and their applications. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 132 - Calculus for Business and Social Science (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 130  or MATH 130I  or MATH 135  or Mathematics Placement) Limits, derivatives of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, curve sketching, applications to optimization, and anti-differentiation. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 135 - Precalculus (4 credits)


    (Prereq: Mathematics Placement Test) Topics covered include complex numbers, concepts and properties of functions, inverse functions, right triangle trigonometry, proving trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, properties and graphs of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. F, S.
  
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    MATH 138 - Mathematics with Applications in Business (3 credits)


    Topics covered include properties of functions, sets and probability, counting, mathematics of finance, and an introduction to statistics. Modeling and interpretation will be emphasized.
  
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    MATH 139 - Basic Concepts of Contemporary Mathematics (4 credits)


    (Prereq: By Mathematics Placement) This course is designed for students not intending to take an advanced course in mathematics. Selected topics include set theory, logic, statistics, probability, and consumer mathematics, with emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 153 - Analytic Geometry and Conic Sections (2 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 131  or a grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 135 ) Rectangular coordinate system; translation, reflection and rotation equations; conic sections and general quadratic equations on two dimensional rectangular coordinate system.
  
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    MATH 160 - Calculus I (4 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 131  or MATH 135 , or by Mathematics Placement) Limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic and transcendental functions, applications of the derivative to curve sketching, optimization and related rates. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 161 - Calculus II (4 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) Applications of integration, techniques of integration, sequences and series, Taylor polynomials, and elementary differential equations. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 173 - Discrete Mathematics for Middle School Teachers (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 160 ) Develop the number systems used in mathematics, with special focus on discrete systems and fundamental ideas of number theory. Introduce the basic ideas of discrete mathematics: graphs, trees, combinatorics, and basic probability. S.
  
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    MATH 174 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 130  or MATH 130I ) Set theory, logic divisibility, induction, combinatorics, relations, functions, graphs, digraphs, and Boolean algebra. F, S.
  
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    MATH 190 - Freshman Seminar in Mathematics (1 credit)


    Problems from various areas of mathematics will be discussed with emphasis placed on introducing students to mathematical ideas beyond computation. Writing in mathematics will also be covered. Pass/Fail grading only. F.
  
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    MATH 201 - Mathematics for Early Childhood and Elementary Education Majors I (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 130  or the by Mathematics Placement) Set theory, the meaning of number and the structure of the real number system, algorithms, elementary number theory, and problem solving. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 202 - Mathematics for Early Childhood and Elementary Education Majors II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of `C’ or better in MATH 130I  or MATH 130  or by Math Placement) Informal geometry and basic concepts of algebra. Open only to students in early childhood and elementary education. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 205 - Algebraic Thinking for Middle School Teachers (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) An exploration into algebraic thinking for pre-service middle school students through connecting algebra to other areas of mathematics. Problem solving, matrix logic, recursive relationships, functions, statistics, proportional reasoning, geometry, and graphing will be examined. Graphing calculators will be used. F.
  
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    MATH 215 - Introduction to Operations Research (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 174 ) Introductory course in deterministic operations research, elementary linear algebra, the linear programming model and graphing, simplex and software methods of solution, duality and sensitivity analysis, transportation and assignment problems. Emphasis is on modeling and problem solving. S.
  
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    MATH 219 - Problem Solving Strategies for Middle School Teachers (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) Methods of problem solving used for middle school students. Includes pattern recognition, diagrams, matrix logic, and the study of special cases. Major emphasis on explanation and reflection of the problem solving process. S.
  
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    MATH 220 - Mathematical Proofs and Problem Solving (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) (Coreq: MATH 161 ) Detailed investigation of the methods of mathematical proof: direct, indirect, induction, contradiction, case analysis and counter examples. Topics include set theory, functions, relations, cardinality, elements of number theory, elements of real analysis and elements of abstract algebra. Major emphasis placed on understanding, attacking and problem solving. S.
  
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    MATH 242 - Modeling for Scientists I (3 credits)


    (Computer Usage) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) (Coreq: MATH 242L ) The class is designed to introduce students to concepts in mathematical modeling and scientific computing. The course is project based, and Computer Software will be used extensively to implement models, solve problems, and visualize results. Topics include counting by enumeration, population dynamics, Newton’s method for finding roots of equations, and fractal generation. F, S.
  
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    MATH 242L - Modeling for Scientists I Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MATH 242 ) Students are introduced to using a computer modeling software package. Lab assignments help students utilize software to implement models, solve problems, and visualize results. F, S.
  
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    MATH 260 - Calculus III (4 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 161 ) Lines, planes and surfaces in space; spherical and cylindrical coordinate systems; vector valued functions; differentiation of functions of several variables; multiple integration and applications; topics in vector analysis. F, S.
  
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    MATH 307 - Combinatorics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  or MATH 174 ) This course covers the basics of combinatorics: enumeration, recurrence, generating functions, as well as some applications to probability. S, odd years.
  
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    MATH 308 - Graph Theory (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  or MATH 174 ) This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and applications of graph theory. This will be achieved via examples, algorithms and proofs. F, odd years.
  
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    MATH 320 - Elementary Differential Equations (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 161 ) This course represents a systematic introduction to ordinary differential equations. Topics may include first order equations, linear equations with constant coefficients, techniques for higher order equations, variation of parameter, systems of equations, and numerical solutions. F, S.
  
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    MATH 329 - Introduction to Financial Mathematics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 161 ) Required for a minor. This course aims to introduce students to three major areas of mathematical finance that all have an enormous impact on the way modern financial markets operate. In particular, two Nobel Prize winning theories: Black-Scholes’ arbitrage pricing of options and other derivative securities, and Markowitz portfolio optimization theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model. Time permitting students will study interest rates and their term structures. F.
  
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    MATH 330 - Geometry for Middle School (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 160 ) Geometry taught from varying viewpoints. Includes basic geometric topics, taxicab geometry, and proof by pictures, and compass and straightedge constructions. May include a component involving technology. Other topics which may be covered include convex sets and the geometry of transformations. F.
  
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    MATH 331 - Foundation of Geometry (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  or permission of the instructor) A rigorous development of Euclidean and Non-Euclidean geometries. May additionally cover the Theory of Isometries. F, even years.
  
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    MATH 342 - Modeling for Scientist II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 320  and MATH 242 ) (Coreq: MATH 342L ) This course is a continuation of MATH 242  and will continue to develop student’s ability to use mathematical modeling and scientific computing to solve real world problems. This course is project based and will extensively use computer software. F.
  
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    MATH 342L - Modeling for Scientist II Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 320  and MATH 242L ) (Coreq: MATH 342 ) Students continue developing their skills with a computer modeling software package. Lab assignments help students utilize software to implement models, solve problems, and visualize results. F.
  
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    MATH 344 - Linear Algebra (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 161  or MATH 160  and CSCI 220 ) Vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, systems of equations, determinants, eigenvectors and eigenvalues. F, S.
  
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    MATH 348 - Rubik’s Cube Mathematics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 161 ) This course introduces the tools of mathematical logic and group theory, and uses them to solve mathematical puzzles including the Rubik’s cube. F, even years.
  
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    MATH 349 - Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 320 ) (Coreq: MATH 161 ) The basics of linear and non-linear difference equations and their relationship to linear and non-linear differential equations. Stability for first order equations and an introduction to chaos theory. Phase plane analysis, cobweb diagrams, and time series analysis. Emphasis on applications to real life scientific data. Offered as needed.
  
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    MATH 370 - Number Theory (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 161  or permission of the instructor) Divisibility theory, Diophantine equations, primes, congruences, Fermat’s theorem, number theoretic functions, Euler’s theorem, Pythagorean triples. F, S.
  
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    MATH 384 - Functions, Applications and Chaos (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 260 ) Inquiry-based activities are used to explore a variety of math topics focused in secondary mathematics curriculum with the goal of deepening and broadening your understanding of these topics.  F, odd years.
  
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    MATH 396 - Independent Study with Computational Emphasis (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MATH 242  or CSCI 140 ) (Coreq: BIOL 420 ) Directed study of specific topics related to mathematics and computation. This course may be repeated under different topics. F, S.
  
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    MATH 399 - Independent Study/Internship (1 to 4 credits)


    (Prereq: A contract must be approved by the instructor and the department chair by the time of registration) Directed study of specific topics or supervised work as part of an approved internship. F, S, Su.
  
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    MATH 403 - Actuarial Science Exam Preparation (1 credit)


    (=CBAD 403 ) (Coreq: STAT 412 ) This course serves as a testing and preparation opportunity for students planning to sit for the Society of Actuaries exam P/1. Offered as needed.
  
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    MATH 407 - Coding Theory (3 credits)


    (=CSCI 407 ) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 344  or permission of the instructor) This course covers the issues involved in designing efficient codes, including error detection/correction. Topics to be covered include distance, nearest neighbor decoding, hamming codes and linear codes. Other topics which may be covered are Golay codes, Reed-Muller codes, cyclic codes, and spherical codes. S, even years.
  
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    MATH 408 - Cryptography (3 credits)


    (=CSCI 408 ) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  or MATH 174 ) This course introduces students to the fundamentals of cryptography and cryptanalysis, primarily focusing on data encryption and decryption. Topics will include: modular arithmetic, classical encryption schemes, modern encryption schemes, password security, and digital signatures, secret sharing. F, even years.
  
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    MATH 434 - Elements of General Topology (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220 ) Properties of sets, functions, spaces, maps, separation axioms, compactness, convergence, connectedness, metric spaces, and compactification. F, odd years.
  
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    MATH 444 - Advanced Linear Algebra (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 344 ) This course covers many of the central concepts in linear algebra including fields, vector spaces, linear transformations and bases. In this course, focus is on theory and abstraction. In particular, emphasis is placed on linear transformations in place of matrix operations.   Offered as needed.
  
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    MATH 446 - Abstract Algebra (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  and MATH 344 ) Fundamental properties of groups, rings, and fields. S.
  
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    MATH 446L - Abstract Algebra Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MATH 446 ) This laboratory uses GAP (Groups, Algorithms and Programming) software to explore the concepts introduced and developed in MATH 446 . S.
  
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    MATH 450 - Advanced Calculus I (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 220  and MATH 260 ) This course covers the theory behind most of the concepts introduced in an introductory calculus course. Topics covered include the Completeness axiom and the theory of sequences, continuity, differentiation, and integration of functions of one variable. F.
  
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    MATH 452 - Complex Variables (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 260 ) Complex numbers and functions (trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic, inverse, analytic, and harmonic), and complex limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, sequences and series. F, even years.
  
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    MATH 454 - Advanced Calculus II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 450 ) This course is a continuation of MATH 450 . Topics covered include infinite series, sequences and series of functions, continuity and convergence in n-dimensional euclidean space. Selected topics from Taylor series and differentiation of functions of more than one variable will also be covered at the discretion of the instructor. S.
  
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    MATH 460 - Numerical Calculus (3 credits)


    (Prereq: Working knowledge of Matlab or a programming language) (Coreq: MATH 344 ) Introduction to numerical methods of interpolation, polynomial approximation, solving equations in one variable, solving linear systems of equations, numerical differentiation, numerical integration and error analysis. S.
  
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    MATH 465 - Applied Mathematics I (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 320  and MATH 242 ) Orthogonal sets of functions and the Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problem; Fourier series and integrals, and solution of partial differential equations by separation of variables; boundary value problems in polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinate systems, Bessel functions. F, odd years.
  
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    MATH 490 - Seminar in Mathematics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: completion of 21 hours in mathematics in courses numbered 150 or above) This is a course on communicating mathematics. Students will be expected to explore mathematical ideas with a faculty mentor, and present these ideas to an audience of faculty and students. F. F.
  
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    MATH 499 - Directed Undergraduate Research (1 to 3 credits)


    Topics in pure and applied Mathematics and/or selected to meet current faculty and student interest. F, S, Su.

Music

  
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    MUS 100 - Recital Class (0 credits)


    Required attendance for all students enrolled in applied lessons. Attendance and participation in student performances, recitals, and seminars. Pass/Fail grading only. Graded S or U.
  
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    MUS 107 - Introduction to Alexander Technique (1 credit)


    Anyone who moves may benefit from the discoveries of F.M. Alexander, but performers in particular (musicians, actors and dancers) have long utilized Alexander Technique to optimize performance. This course will assist students in learning how to use their bodies with greater freedom and ease in any activity, be it walking, singing or playing an instrument.
  
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    MUS 108 - Vocal Health (1 credit)


    Performing musicians, ensemble directors and music educators must have a basic understanding of vocal health in order to speak and sing effectively. This course introduces students to the voice as a musical instrument, effective breathing and phonation strategies, vocal ailments, and tactics for keeping the voice functioning during illness.
  
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    MUS 110 - Introduction to Music (3 credits)


    A course open to all students who are interested in gaining a comprehensive appreciation of music through intelligent listening. Representative masterpieces of the various periods of musical composition are studied. Emphasis on correlation of music to other arts. No previous study of music is required. F, S.
  
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    MUS 115 - Concepts and Elements of Music Theory (3 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, or permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MUS 117  and MUS 172 ) This course is designed to study basic concepts of counterpoint and phrase structure, including simple embellishments of melodic lines, use of primary triads in phrases and an introduction to voice leading. F.
  
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    MUS 116 - Principles of Harmony and Voice Leading (3 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, or permission of the instructor) (Prereq: MUS 115 ) (Coreq: MUS 118  and MUS 173 ) This course is designed to study both basic and advanced phrase structure, including chord progressions, advanced embellishments of melodic lines and voice leading techniques. S.
  
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    MUS 117 - Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, or permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MUS 115  and MUS 172 ) Ear Training and Sight Singing I skills include sight-singing, melodic dictation, simple harmonic dictation, common rhythmic patterns in simple and compound meters, introduction to C-clefs reading. F.
  
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    MUS 118 - Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, or permission of the instructor) (Prereq: MUS 117 ) (Coreq: MUS 116  and MUS 173 ) This is a continuation of musicianship skills, incorporating hearing and singing all diatonic chords, 2-part dictations and simple harmonic dictation, and additional C-clef reading. S.
  
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    MUS 119 - Introduction to Music Technology (2 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minor, or permission of the instructor) This course provides an introduction to technology for musicians, including music notation software, simple recording technology, web-based music resources and music business issues. F, S.
  
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    MUS 124A - Symphonic Band (0 to 1 credit)


    Study, rehearsal and performance of wind band music written for large instrumental ensembles. Includes several performances and concerts. Emphasis on attaining high musical standards. Up to three credit hours can be counted for core credit. F, S.
  
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    MUS 124E - Percussion Ensemble (0 to 1 credit)


    The CCU Percussion Ensemble provides the opportunity for students to perform both classic and contemporary literature for percussion ensemble, with an emphasis on achieving high musical standards. The class is open to both percussion majors and non-percussion majors (by audition only). Members of the class will perform in ensembles of various size from duos to large percussion orchestras of ten to fifteen players. F, S.
  
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    MUS 124F Q* - University Flute Choir (1 credit)


    University Flute Choir is designed for flutists, majors and non-majors, who desire experience in chamber ensemble performing. Weekly rehearsals will lead to at least two public performances throughout the semester.
  
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    MUS 124M - Marching Band (0 to 1 credit)


    Marching Band serves as a creative and performing outlet for university students. This ensemble performs at exhibitions, football games, and other athletic events. The course does involve physical activity and requires the course members to collaborate in different ways to achieve a common performance goal to support and improve community and societal environments. Additionally, music education majors gain valuable pedagogical experience related to the administration of a marching band. Open to all qualified students of Coastal Carolina University and HGTC. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit. F.
  
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    MUS 124P - Band/Pep (0 to 1 credit)


    (Prereq: The equivalent of three years of high school ensemble playing plus audition and/or permission of the instructor) Rehearsal and performance of typical pep band music, with required participation in off-campus and on-campus events including athletics and public relations events. Open to all qualified students at Coastal Carolina University and all qualified members of the local community. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit. F, S.
  
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    MUS 124S - World Percussion (0 to 1 credit)


    This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to study and perform music of various cultures from around the world. Over the course of the semester students will analyze and discuss aspects of traditional performance practice as well as receive hands on training playing non-western percussion instruments. Each semester the class will give several public performances, both on and off campus, with an emphasis on achieving high musical standards. F, S.
  
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    MUS 124W - The Coastal Winds (1 credit)


    (Prereq: Audition and permission of the instructor) The Coastal Winds is a small group of wind and percussion instrumentalists selected by audition and is open to students in any major. The course focuses on rehearsal and study of a full variety of wind band music for smaller ensemble culminating in students having their work in public performances. This course may be repeated for credit.
  
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    MUS 125 - Coastal Carolina Concert Choir (0 to 1 credit)


    A mixed choral ensemble that is open to any CCU student without an audition. This group gives four major concerts each year as part of the CCU Department of Music concert series. They perform varied and challenging repertoire that is representative of all styles of western music history, with an intentional effort to incorporate music of living American composers. A major work for chorus and orchestra or instrumental ensemble is presented each year, and collaborative projects/concerts with other choral ensembles are actively solicited. Up to three credit hours can be counted for core credit. Course may be taken for 0-1 credit hours. F, S.
  
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    MUS 125C - Coastal Carolina Chamber Choir (0 to 1 credit)


    Coastal Carolina Chamber Choir is a select mixed choral ensemble that is open to any Costal Carolina student upon successful completion of an audition. This group serves as the choral ambassadors for the Coastal Carolina music department, maintaining an active performance schedule and participating each spring in a recruitment tour in conjunction with the Coastal Carolina Concert Choir and Symphonic Band. They perform repertoire of all styles and periods that is appropriate for a chamber choir, with emphasis placed on a cappella music from the Renaissance period. Students who are selected for Chamber Choir are encouraged to also participate in Concert Choir, and priority for membership is given to students who can commit to participate for the entire academic year. Up to three credit hours can be counted for core credit. Course may be taken for 0-1 credit hours. F, S.
  
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    MUS 126 - University Orchestra (1 credit)


    (Prereq: permission of the instructor) A course consisting of rehearsals and performances with the Long Bay Symphonic Society, playing standard orchestral literature with a renowned conductor. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit.
  
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    MUS 129 - University Gospel Choir (1 credit)


    A course offering students an opportunity to learn gospel music and to sing at gospel gatherings across the state. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit.
  
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    MUS 130 - Ensemble (1 credit)


    (Prereq: Performing ability in the applied music area concerned) The study and performance of literature, and/or ensemble works for piano, organ, voice, strings, woodwinds, and brasses. Two class meetings per week. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit. F, S.
  
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    MUS 130A - Acoustic Songbook (0-1 credits)


    Acoustic Songbook is an ensemble that specializes in performing popular songs with small groups of singers and instrumentalists in an unplugged format. Performances feature the genres of pop, Americana, jazz, country, folk music, gospel, singer songwriters, British popular genres and Latin American and Brazilian music. This course may be repeated for credit. F.
  
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    MUS 130B - Bass Ensemble (1 credit)


    (Prereq: Proficiency in playing bass and reading bass clef and permission of the instructor) An ensemble dedicated to the electric bass, and the upright bass. Focus is on creating basslines, chordal accompaniment, and soloing, all in the context of a chamber ensemble. Jazz, Rock, Classical, and other styles of music will be arranged to suit this instrumentation.
  
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    MUS 130C - Pop 101 (1 credit)


    (Prereq: individual audition) A contemporary music ensemble dedicated to performing popular music styles since 1950’s with an emphasis on Rock and Roll. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit.
  
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    MUS 130O - Opera Scenes (1 credit)


    (Prereq: permission of the instructor) The study of elements and techniques used to perform operatic, musical theater and acting scenes for the actor. Students will develop performance skills by emphasizing the portrayals of simple and complex emotions, character development, solo and ensemble performance, music and dialogue analysis, and body awareness. The course will culminate in a public presentation of the class work. F, S.
  
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    MUS 130P - Ensemble-Piano Accompaniment (1 credit)


    (Prereq: Piano performance ability and permission of the instructor) The study and performance of solo and ensemble works with piano accompaniments, including works for voice, strings, woodwinds, brasses, etc. Two meetings per week. Times to be arranged. This course may be repeated; students should check with their major department regarding applicable degree credit.
  
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    MUS 134 - Jazz After Hours (0 to 1 credit)


    (Prereq: Audition and/or permission of the instructor) Rehearsal and performance of jazz and dance band music, with possible participation in off-campus and on-campus events. Open to all qualified students at Coastal Carolina University and all qualified members of the local community. Up to three credit hours can be counted for core credit. F, S.
  
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    MUS 135 - English Diction for Singers (1 credit)


    (Restricted to music majors and music minors) A study of pronunciation in the English language as applied to singing using phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet. F.
  
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    MUS 136 - Italian Diction for Singers (1 credit)


    (Prereq: MUS 135 ) A study of pronunciation and basic dictionary translation skills in the Italian language as applied to singing using phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet. F.
  
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    MUS 137 - German Diction for Singers (1 credit)


    (Prereq: MUS 136 ) A study of pronunciation and basic dictionary translation skills in the German language as applied to singing using phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet. S.
  
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    MUS 138 - French Diction for Singers (1 credit)


    (Prereq: MUS 137 ) A study of pronunciation and basic dictionary translation skills in the French language as applied to singing using phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet. S.
  
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    MUS 167 - Class Guitar I (2 credits)


    This class is designed for non-major beginning guitar students who are interested in incorporating active musical participation into their daily life experience. Students will develop competency in functional acoustic guitar techniques, basic music theory fundamentals, and the use of the guitar as an accompaniment to the voice. Students are responsible for providing their own acoustic or classical guitar. F.
  
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    MUS 168 - Class Guitar II (2 credits)


    (Prereq: MUS 167  or permission of the instructor) This course is a continuation of MUS 167 , and it is designed to help students develop increased competency in acoustical guitar techniques. Students will develop musicianship through the use of the guitar as a solo instrument and as an accompaniment to the voice. Students are responsible for providing their own acoustic or classical guitar. S.
  
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    MUS 170 - Basic Musicianship I (2 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, musical theatre majors, or permission of the instructor) This course is designed primarily to serve music majors and minors through the study of the foundations of music fundamentals, aural training and sight singing. F.
  
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    MUS 171 - Basic Musicianship II (2 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, musical theatre majors or permission of the instructor) (Prereq: MUS 170 ) This course is designed primarily to serve music majors and minors through the continued study of the foundations of music fundamentals, aural training and sight singing. S.
  
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    MUS 172 - Class Piano I (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MUS 115  and MUS 117 , or permission of the instructor) The first course in a four-course sequence that leads to successful completion of the music departmental piano proficiency requirement. Offered in a multi-keyboard lab for students pursuing a major or minor in music. This course will emphasize the development of functional keyboard techniques, which work in tandem with Music Theory and Ear Training, in fostering solid, basic musicianship skills. F.
  
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    MUS 173 - Class Piano II (1 credit)


    (Prereq: MUS 172 , MUS 115 , and MUS 117 ; or permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MUS 116  and MUS 118 , or permission of the instructor) The second course in a four-course sequence that leads to successful completion of the music departmental piano proficiency requirement. Offered in a multi-keyboard lab for students pursuing a major or minor in music. This course will emphasize the development of functional keyboard techniques, which work in tandem with Music Theory and Ear Training, in fostering solid, basic musicianship skills. S.
  
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    MUS 207 - Introduction to World Music (3 credits)


    This course introduces the fundamentals of music to the non-music major through a survey of world music traditions. Music making within specific cultural settings that give context and meaning to performance will be examined. This course draws upon the broad interdisciplinary field of ethnomusicology, which provides insights into music’s role as a rich form of human creative expression. Experience in music is not required. F, S.
  
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    MUS 215 - Chromatic Harmony and Modulation (3 credits)


    (Restricted to music majors, minors, or permission of the instructor) (Prereq: MUS 116 ) (Coreq: MUS 217  and MUS 272 ) This course is designed to study the uses and techniques of chromatic harmonic devices and principles of modulation. F.
 

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