Dean of Arts and Sciences CoursesDAS 001. Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology). (Var.) I, II, S. Enrollment in this course allows students attending a hospital-based clinical program to complete the 30 credit hours of clinical work required for the bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science (medical technology). Pr.: Completion of the 90 credit hours of undergraduate course work required for the clinical laboratory science (medical technology) degree.
DAS 100. Freshman Seminar. (3) I. An introduction to the intellectual and cultural life of the university.
DAS 102. Practicum in Student Governance. (0-1) I, II, S.
DAS 110. Introduction to the Honors Program in Arts and Sciences. (1) I. Direction and goals for the honors program in the College of Arts and Sciences.
DAS 115. Orientation to Health Careers. (1) I. Acquaints students whose career goals are in the health professions with the variety of options available and with the corresponding academic requirements. Discussion covers an introduction to the personal responsibilities that health-care workers assume and the impact of social and economic problems on our health-care delivery system. Includes an orientation to general requirements for success as a student at K-State and in professional health related programs.
DAS 199. Selected Topics. (2) I, II, S.
DAS 240. Practicum in Pre-Health. (1) I, II, S. Forty hours spent observing the practice of dentistry, medicine, or optometry. Students are under the supervision and direction of individual dentists, physicians, or optometrists. Pr.: Sophomore standing, permission of the health professions advisor.
DAS 388. Honors Internship. (1-3) I, II, S. A scholarly investigation related to activities in a place of employment or in a volunteer situation. Written and oral presentations are required. Pr.: Concurrence of a faculty advisor and approval of the arts and sciences honor program advisory council.
DAS 401. Clinical Microbiology. (6-8) II. The theory and laboratory study of pathogenic bacteria, viruses, richettsiae, fungi, and parasites. Includes morphology, physiology, taxonomy, and medical significance.
DAS 402. Clinical Chemistry. (6-8) I. Theory and laboratory study of analytical biochemistry, incorporating both routine and special chemical procedures.
DAS 403. Clinical Hematology. (4-6) S. Study of blood cell derivation, maturation, and function, principles of hemastasis, and blood coagulation. Methodology used in routine and special hematology studies.
DAS 404. Clinical Immunology. (2-6) I. Immunohematology, the study of fundamentals of antigen-antibody reactions, blood groups and types, crossmatches, blood components, and the laboratory methods used in immunohematology studies; and serology, the theory of immunologic responses and procedures used in determination of serological studies.
DAS 405. Topics in Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology). (3-6) II. Basic principles and practices of the medical laboratory, techniques and special projects.
DAS 407. Senior Research in Latin American Studies. (3) I, II, S.
DAS 425. Senior Research in International Studies. (3) I, II. A research paper or project on an international topic. Pr.: Completion of 15 hours of course work in international studies secondary major.
DAS 450. Honors Colloquium. (3) An interdisciplinary colloquium in which topics vary by semester. Consistently incorporates perspectives from more than one discipline and area among the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Pr.: Membership in the honors program; one honors course in addition to introduction to the honors program in the College of Arts and Sciences.
DAS 499. Physical Sciences Senior Report. (1) I, II. Individual exploration of an area of physical sciences culminating in a final formal written report. Capstone course required of physical sciences interdisciplinary major. Pr.: Permission of physical sciences advisor.
DAS 582. Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences Project (NRES). (3) I, II. A comprehensive project in NRES. Requires integration of information and understanding acquired in NRES secondary major courses. Students must prepare and present written and oral reports. Three hours rec. a week. Pr.: All writing and oral communications courses required for major. Pr. or conc.: 15 hours of approved courses in NRES secondary major. Cross-listed with GENAG 582 and DEN 582.