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Topics For Presentation

Possible topics for defining a term: (Initial Oral Interview + First Presentation Test)

  • Agricultural and applied economics: Laws of supply and demand, monopoly, opportunity cost, options market, basis (in a futures market), perfect competition
  • Architecture: masonry work, air conditioning, glazing, building trades, wall thickness, expansion joint, water proofing, ventilation, carpentry, scale factor
  • Art: composition, diffusion, aperture, perspective, focal length, firing techniques, High Renaissance
  • Biology: platelet, protozoa, gene, carbohydrate, heredity, phylum, pollution, defense mechanism, mold, ecosystem, analogous structures, food chain, invertebrate
  • Business administration: risk, whistleblowing, threat, stakeholders, collective bargaining, reward system, fixed cost, supply, variable cost
  • Chemistry: ketone, aqueous, viscosity, hypothesis, oscilloscope, reagent, crystalline, solvent, pick up coil, freezing point, equilibrium condition, freezing point depression, mass, molality, solute
  • Computer science: execution error, cloud computing, hash function, processing nodes, flowchart, hierarchy chart, array, algorithms, stack, theory of computation
  • Communication studies: nonverbal communication, verbal communication, critical listening, face-saving, message, meaning
  • Economics: Laws of supply and demand, monopoly, opportunity cost, options market, basis (in a futures market), perfect competition, capital accumulation, exchange rates, GNP, division of labor, factor of production, oligopoly, monopoly
  • English: discourse, rhetoric, genre, canon, reader response theory, audience, essay
  • Electrical engineering: voltage, current, ohms, watts, volts, semiconductor, algorithms, resistance
  • Food and nutrition: amino acids, diet, food record, glucose, malnutrition, lipids, dietary fiber, cholesterol, antioxidants, diabetes, unsaturated and saturated fats
  • Geosciences: mineral, igneous rock, magma, Bowen's reaction series, chemical sedimentary rock, foliation, seismic performance evaluation, earthquakes, lithosphere
  • History: republicanism, abolition, slavery, monarchy, empire, historical record, first hand account, historical method, prehistory
  • Hospitality: efficiency, Pasteurization, anaerobic bacteria, seasonal menus, traveler demands, internal pollution, food service facilities, cost per room, overall investment, high balance report, city/guest ledgers, hotel rating systems, budget control, hotel security
  • Human Development and Family Studies: stressor, coping, relationships, anorexia, social support, retirement, divorce, remarriage, independence
  • Industrial engineering: wear and tear, deterioration, sensitivity analysis, discrete compounding, replacement alternatives, unit of production, purchasing power, decision trees, irreducibles
  • ISQS: loop, CPU, bus network, binary systems, search engine, bit, data integrity, data, information, knowledge
  • Landscape architecture: point, line, plane, volume, orientation, interval, texture, density, visual force, nearness, continuity
  • Languages: communicative functions, language learning, curriculum design, discourse, conversational turn, sociolinguistic competence, communicative competence, modals, culture shock
  • Management: strategic management, strategy, teamwork, communication, human resource management, ethics, diversity
  • Marriage and family therapy: home management, task distribution, social stratification, consensus, migrant families, financial resources, decisional conflicts
  • Math: asymmetry, regression, matrices, vector, scalar, percentile, cosine, derivatives, distribution, linearity, the chain rule, functions, normal approximation, difference quotient, calculus, domain, mathematical logic, natural number, number theory, real number, tangent
  • Mechanical engineering: crashworthiness, impact velocity, finite element analysis, metal yield point, plastic deformation, occupant protection, automotive body frame, acceleration due to gravity
  • Music: interval, dynamics, cresecendo, beat, tempo, score, orchestra, reed, recital, string quartet, tonality, variation, voice, tune, whole note, whole note scale
  • Pathology: marrow cells, coronary artery, inflammatory cells, necrosis, histogram, platelet, follicles
  • Philosophy: valid, sound, true (as opposed to known to be true), argument, premise, reasons, epistemology, rationality
  • Physics: kinetic energy, trajectory, surface tension, force field, relative speed, latent heat, Archimedes' principle, ohm, center of gravity, refraction of light, transverse waves, Newton's laws of motion, Ohm's Law, Boyle's Law, radioactivity, speed, velocity
  • Political science: colonialism, democratization, revolutionary means, regime, single party system, rally, oligarchies, political polls, landed classes, suffrage, blue collar, white collar, diplomacy, elections, liberal, conservative, radical
  • Psychology: object permanence, attachment, imprinting, critical period, self-concept, fluid intelligence
  • Theater and dance: upstage, denouement, proscenium, improve, gel, sense memory, projection

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