10 Hardest Courses at Cabrini University

Cabrini University

Carbini University is a coeducational Roman Catholic residential liberal arts university that is located in the metropolitan area of Philadelphia. There are about 1,500 undergraduate students attending Cabrini and some notable alumni from this university are Jordan Harris, Jamie Santora, and Patrick Zipfel.

1) BIO 312 – Theory and Practice in Biotechnology

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This four credit course is offered in spring in alternating years and is three hours lecture with three hours of lab. The course focuses on how biotechnology is revolutionizing medicine, agriculture and the biochemical, pharmaceutical, environmental and food industries .

2) BUS 351 – Management Information Systems

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This three credit course is offered in both the fall and spring semesters. Students learn about how businesses use technology to create and sustain competitive advantage in their specific industries.

3) CHE 303 – Inorganic Chemistry

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This three credit course is offered in spring of alternating years. The course focuses on symmetry and group theory, bonding theories, crystal systems, stereochemistry, and much more.

4) CHE/BIO 441 – Biochemistry II

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This three credit course if offered in the spring of alternating years. It is a sequel to Biochemistry I and examines the metabolic pathway mechanisms and how they are regulated. Some topics are DNA, enzyme metabolism, protein folding, cell cycle regulation, and more.

5) COM 334 – Persuasion and Propaganda in Media

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This three credit course goes over the nature of persuasion and helps student analyze, evaluate, and use ethical persuasion in personal, group, and public settings. In this course students learn to understand the process of persuasion and propaganda as well as the use of theories and critical approaches to recognize and apply the principles as well as the practices of persuasion.

6) ECO 212 – Environmental Economics

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This three credit course also requires students to write a semester-long research paper about a specific topic. The course also uses the tools of microeconomics to study today’s important economics issues.

7) FNA 321 – Color Theory

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This three credit course centers on color theory and its relationship to design. There are individual and group critiques in the course as a means of refining analytical thinking and developing a vocab to express design concepts.

8) HRM 415 – Staffing

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This three credit course is only offered in the spring and learns about how organization’s most important resource is its people. Students learn about how managers and their organizations can only be as good as the people hired.

9) MAT 313 – Probability and Statistics

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This four credit course is offered only in the spring. The course presents both descriptive and inferential statistics. Students also learn about data collection and classification, measures of central tendency and variability, probability concepts, and more.

10) SOC 305 – Social Psychology

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This three credit course is offered in both spring and fall. The course surveys the field of social psychology, examining topics including conformity, influence, social perception, social cognition, and more.

Author: Steve Racinski

I'm from Detroit, Michigan and lived in Canada when I went to high school. Now I am a freshman entrepreneurship student at the University of Tampa and play lacrosse here as well.

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