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  • Biochemistry | Millikin University
    Organic and Biochemistry A one semester survey of organic and biochemistry this course is the second course in a one year survey of chemistry for nursing students allied health majors and others requiring a brief introduction to the chemistry of living systems Topics include a survey of organic functional groups and reactions most important in biochemistry followed by an outline of basic structural biochemistry and intermediary metabolism This course does not count towards a chemistry major or minor and it does not satisfy the entrance requirements of medical veterinary medical or dental schools Concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 205 required Pre requisite Chemistry 121 CH203 General Inorganic Chemistry This course is designed to be the first course for chemistry majors who received proficiency credit for CH121 and to be the principle follow up of Chemistry 121 for students in the natural sciences This course introduces the chemistry of metals and non metals Topics include the chemistry of the nonmetallic elements the chemistry of metals atomic and molecular structure solid state chemistry and industrial chemistry Credit or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 151 is required Chemistry 152 is the companion laboratory course Pre requisite Chemistry 121 or Chemistry 121 proficiency CH224 General Analytical Chemistry This course along with Chemistry 420 make up the core of analytical chemistry for majors This course deals with solving quantitative and qualitative problems in analysis using volumetric gravimetric titrimetric and redox methods There is an emphasis on quantitative problem solving and evaluation of methods and results Acid base equilibria and electrochemistry are central topics Spectrophotometry and chromatography are also introduced The course is especially useful for students interested in careers involving laboratory work Chemistry 253 is the companion laboratory course Pre requisite Chemistry 224 CH232 Organic Chemistry II The second course in a two tiered sequence this course is designed to reinforce expand and add theoretical depth to the content of Chemistry 301 Reaction mechanisms are emphasized Applications of organic chemistry to living systems are extensive structural biochemistry of carbohydrates steroids and polymers is introduced Any laboratory course in the 250 series may be taken as a corequisite laboratory Pre requisite Chemistry 301 CH302 Physical Chemistry I The first course in physical chemistry for chemistry majors Topics include the laws of thermodynamics elementary statistical thermodynamics equilibrium surface chemistry and physical chemistry of macro molecules Chemistry 351 and 353 are companion laboratory courses Pre requisite Mathematics 240 and 1 year of Physics CH303 Physical Chemistry II Continuation of Chemistry 303 this course emphasizes applying quantum mechanics to understand chemical bonding and spectroscopy Chemical kinetics also is covered Cross listed with Physics 304 Chemistry 351 and 353 are companion laboratory courses Pre requisite Chemistry 303 CH304 Secondary Science Content and Lab Development This course is designed for students who are planning to be certified in Illinois to teach middle or high school science The modules are intended to help the student to fill in gaps in content knowledge Students will complete instructional modules in the following topics astronomy earth science

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  • Biology | Millikin University
    of those investigations after the trip Students are responsible for travel costs and for obtaining necessary documents and medical precautions for travel to the specific site No pre requisites for Biology 280 Biology 105 155 and 108 158 are pre requisites for BI 380 Instructor consent is required for all students This course counts as a lab science and as off campus study for the MPSL and is also a Biology category 1 or 2 class BI280 Creating a Scientific Business Venture This seminar is designed to introduce students to entrepreneurship and how to apply an entrepreneurial mindset by developing or participating in scientific business venture The course will include two components a series of one hour sessions on entrepreneurial topics from the perspective of a scientist and a practicum in which students gain experience in assisting with one aspect of a scientific business venture or develop a concept for a new scientific business venture BI290 Genetics This course studies of structure function and transmission of hereditary material Topics in both lecture and laboratory include patterns of inheritance and statistical analysis molecular biochemical and microbial genetics gene regulation mutation and population genetics Pre requisites Biology 105 155 and or BI 108 158 or consent of instructor Can count as Biology Content Category 5 Molecules Cells or Category 6 Reproduction BI300 Parasitology Morphology life history host parasite relationships distribution and relationship to humans of important parasites Diagnosis epidemiology and prevention of infections Pre requisite Biology 108 158 or consent of instructor Alternate years BI307 Plant Physiology and Development The cellular molecular and physiological mechanisms behind plant growth development and behavior Includes photosynthesis germination flowering senescence sensory physiology and movement Pre requisite Biology 305 355 or Biology 326 or consent of instructor Alternate years BI308 Secondary Scientific Content and Lab Development This course is designed for students who are planning to be certified in Illinois to teach middle or high school science The modules are intended to help the student to fill in gaps in content knowledge Students will complete instructional modules in the following topics astronomy earth science instructional planning and assessment in science national science education standards and safety in the classroom Cross listed with CH 310 Pre requisite Acceptance for Student Teaching Co enroll in ED 425 Fall BI310 Virology This course will consider viral form life cycles structural and genetic variety natural history and most especially mechanisms behind their role as the perpetrators of some of our most devastating diseases Laboratory exercises will involve isolating and characterizing bacterial viruses from the environment as a model for broader applications Prerequisites BI 300 and BI 305 or consent of instructor Biology content categories Taxonomy or Molecules Cells BI311 Immunology Theories and mechanisms of infection and immunity A general course dealing with the nature of antigens antibodies immunologic reactions with consideration of antibody structure and the cellular biochemical and genetic basis of immunity Allergic phenomena autoimmune disease transplantation and cancer will be discussed Laboratory exercises will involve both innate and acquired

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  • Biology Education | Millikin University
    and South Africa Students are required to research and present information to the group about assigned sites before the trip Students registered for BI 380 will also work together to design and carry out field investigations to be conducted on the trip and to present the results of those investigations after the trip Students are responsible for travel costs and for obtaining necessary documents and medical precautions for travel to the specific site No pre requisites for Biology 280 Biology 105 155 and 108 158 are pre requisites for BI 380 Instructor consent is required for all students This course counts as a lab science and as off campus study for the MPSL and is also a Biology category 1 or 2 class BI280 Creating a Scientific Business Venture This seminar is designed to introduce students to entrepreneurship and how to apply an entrepreneurial mindset by developing or participating in scientific business venture The course will include two components a series of one hour sessions on entrepreneurial topics from the perspective of a scientist and a practicum in which students gain experience in assisting with one aspect of a scientific business venture or develop a concept for a new scientific business venture BI290 Genetics This course studies of structure function and transmission of hereditary material Topics in both lecture and laboratory include patterns of inheritance and statistical analysis molecular biochemical and microbial genetics gene regulation mutation and population genetics Pre requisites Biology 105 155 and or BI 108 158 or consent of instructor Can count as Biology Content Category 5 Molecules Cells or Category 6 Reproduction BI300 Parasitology Morphology life history host parasite relationships distribution and relationship to humans of important parasites Diagnosis epidemiology and prevention of infections Pre requisite Biology 108 158 or consent of instructor Alternate years BI307 Plant Physiology and Development The cellular molecular and physiological mechanisms behind plant growth development and behavior Includes photosynthesis germination flowering senescence sensory physiology and movement Pre requisite Biology 305 355 or Biology 326 or consent of instructor Alternate years BI308 Secondary Scientific Content and Lab Development This course is designed for students who are planning to be certified in Illinois to teach middle or high school science The modules are intended to help the student to fill in gaps in content knowledge Students will complete instructional modules in the following topics astronomy earth science instructional planning and assessment in science national science education standards and safety in the classroom Cross listed with CH 310 Pre requisite Acceptance for Student Teaching Co enroll in ED 425 Fall BI310 Virology This course will consider viral form life cycles structural and genetic variety natural history and most especially mechanisms behind their role as the perpetrators of some of our most devastating diseases Laboratory exercises will involve isolating and characterizing bacterial viruses from the environment as a model for broader applications Prerequisites BI 300 and BI 305 or consent of instructor Biology content categories Taxonomy or Molecules Cells BI311 Immunology Theories and mechanisms of

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  • Biology Minors | Millikin University
    Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video

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  • Business Management | Millikin University
    letters as well as successful interview techniques Pre requisite Sophomore standing 1 credit MG260 Bu sine ss Law This course is the study of the legal environment for business and gives particular emphasis to topics such as contracts liability agencies partnerships corporations property bankruptcy sales and negotiable instruments Pre requisite Sophomore standing 3 credits MG275 Project Management Practicum The student is introduced to project management fundamentals through the use of MS Project to develop a plan for a defined case The focus is to show how a project can be presented in a visual format and how to obtain high level reports to help manage the project This course is not meant to provide students with the methodology on how to define structure define events or monitor a project to a professional level These topics will be covered in the Project Management course MG 375 1 credit MG300 People and Performance Understanding how and why people behave the way they do and how that behavior affects individual team and organizational performance is an essential skill for business management In this course students will also learn how to influence their own as well as others performance to achieve positive results They will be introduced to such topics as motivation diversity organizational structure and design and explore how diversity and culture impact individuals and organizations Pre requisite Junior standing 3 credits MG340 Human Resource Management In this course students will learn that identifying the best employees begins with assessing the organization s needs and carrying out an appropriate recruitment and selection process how training development and performance evaluations assist in shaping employees into an ideal firm resource and finally how acceptable and incentivizing compensation assist in retaining employees 3 credits MG342 Training and Technology Applications in Organizations In this course students will explore how organizations can facilitate learning in a global environment with a specific emphasis on technology Topics include the following adult learning theory training techniques cutting edge communication technologies and meeting facilitation 3 credits MG345 Leading Organizational Change Embracing and effectively managing change is essential for organizations to thrive in today s dynamic and complex environments Effectively responding to economic social demographic legal technological competitive global and labor market variables requires continuous organizational change ranging from relatively minor adjustments to major strategic shifts Regardless of the nature and cause of change improper approach and implementation can lead to unintended consequences and or disastrous results This course focuses on how to approach and implement organizational change in way that maximize the likelihood of intended outcomes Topics include organizational culture reasons for change framing problems ans opportunities psychology of change and approaches to change 3 credits MG370 Operations Management A practical study of the decisions required to design operate and control a manufacturing or service operation This course explores the various relationships between these organizational decisions Operations and other disciplines within the organization The relationships are discussed and documented through the use of Business Process Management and Microsoft Visio The organizational decisions

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  • Business Minors | Millikin University
    Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Business Minors Tabor School of Business You are here Home Academics Tabor School of Business Areas of Study Business Minors Marketing Entrepreneurship Finance Communicating Through Digital Channels Students in the Digital Media Marketing Minor can supplement the core focus of their education in another degree area with a secondary area of expertise in marketing While a minor in marketing could make sense for a lot of different students we often see students whose primary disciplines are Communication Sports Management Music Business Graphic Design English and Health Fitness Recreation In this program you ll learn what s needed to write and post blogs create press releases track metrics and maintain business digital media platforms like LinkedIn Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest and Instagram Performance learning Performance Learning initiatives for third parties in the community could include creating an integrated marketing communication campaign designing a social media strategy for a student run venture or local business or competing in an international online marketing challenge Required courses MK200 Principles of Marketing MK365 Brand Loyalty through Digital Media MK308 Consumer Behavior and Analytics BU100 Business Creation BU111 Team Dynamics Digital Marketing Electives choose up to 3 MK307 IMC Campaigns MK310 Personal Selling MK360 Special Topics Interdisciplinary Electives choose up to 2 AR201 Computer Art and design Orientation AR325 Graphic Design Ad Agency CO107 Argument Social Issues CO251 Introduction to Public Relations CO351 Special Topics in Writing CO360 Seminar in Communication CO456 Applications in Public Relations EN270 Computer Aided Publishing EN305 Web Publishing ES400 Sports Marketing Entrepreneurship as a Business Owner A minor in Entrepreneurship is offered to those who are non business students who want to learn the fundamental principles to launch and own their own business To complete the minor a student must maintain a grade point average of at least a 2 0 in the required Tabor School courses Students wishing to elect the minor in Entrepreneurship must complete the formal minor declaration in the Tabor School An Entrepreneurship minor is for you if you want to Own a business Take ownership of projects within an organization Be a self employed free agent Key skills Recognize opportunities Assess risk Marshal resources Required courses ET260 Create and Lead Explore personal business creation as a career direction EC120 Principles of Economics Solve problems and make decisions

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  • Business Process Management | Millikin University
    Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Business Process Management Tabor School of Business You are here Home Academics Tabor School of Business Areas of Study Certificates Business Process Management Business Creation Process Development Students who complete this certificate will develop an understanding of how products and services are created and delivered and how to improve those current

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  • Chemistry | Millikin University
    at an accelerated pace Lectures used in this course cover a broad range of topics including substances aqueous solutions chemical reactions basic bonding theory molecular structure mass relations equilibrium electrochemistry states of matter and nuclear chemistry Concurrent enrollment in CH 151 is required Prerequisite Two years of high school chemistry and grades of C or higher CH131 Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry A one semester survey of organic and biochemistry this course is the second course in a one year survey of chemistry for nursing students allied health majors and others requiring a brief introduction to the chemistry of living systems Topics include a survey of organic functional groups and reactions most important in biochemistry followed by an outline of basic structural biochemistry and intermediary metabolism This course does not count towards a chemistry major or minor and it does not satisfy the entrance requirements of medical veterinary medical or dental schools Concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 205 required Pre requisite Chemistry 121 CH203 General Inorganic Chemistry This course is designed to be the first course for chemistry majors who received proficiency credit for CH121 and to be the principle follow up of Chemistry 121 for students in the natural sciences This course introduces the chemistry of metals and non metals Topics include the chemistry of the nonmetallic elements the chemistry of metals atomic and molecular structure solid state chemistry and industrial chemistry Credit or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 151 is required Chemistry 152 is the companion laboratory course Pre requisite Chemistry 121 or Chemistry 121 proficiency CH224 General Analytical Chemistry This course along with Chemistry 420 make up the core of analytical chemistry for majors This course deals with solving quantitative and qualitative problems in analysis using volumetric gravimetric titrimetric and redox methods There is an emphasis on quantitative problem solving and evaluation of methods and results Acid base equilibria and electrochemistry are central topics Spectrophotometry and chromatography are also introduced The course is especially useful for students interested in careers involving laboratory work Chemistry 253 is the companion laboratory course Pre requisite Chemistry 224 CH232 Organic Chemistry II The second course in a two tiered sequence this course is designed to reinforce expand and add theoretical depth to the content of Chemistry 301 Reaction mechanisms are emphasized Applications of organic chemistry to living systems are extensive structural biochemistry of carbohydrates steroids and polymers is introduced Any laboratory course in the 250 series may be taken as a corequisite laboratory Pre requisite Chemistry 301 CH302 Physical Chemistry I The first course in physical chemistry for chemistry majors Topics include the laws of thermodynamics elementary statistical thermodynamics equilibrium surface chemistry and physical chemistry of macro molecules Chemistry 351 and 353 are companion laboratory courses Pre requisite Mathematics 240 and 1 year of Physics CH303 Physical Chemistry II Continuation of Chemistry 303 this course emphasizes applying quantum mechanics to understand chemical bonding and spectroscopy Chemical kinetics also is covered Cross listed with Physics 304 Chemistry 351 and 353 are companion laboratory courses

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