Course List

Introduction to Archaeology -

ANTH 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the various theories of excavation and survey techniques, culture change, dating methods, and reconstruction of economic, social and religious practices or prehistoric societies. Case studies focus on both old- and new-world cultures. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 2 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Archaeology -

ARTH 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1)

20th Century Art & Architectur -

ARTH 296 A

Instructor: Dr. James Hargrove
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the main schools of moder n art and architecture in Europe and Ame rica from the opening of the century to the 1980s.The various works of art will be approached in terms of cultural and c ritical contexts. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk.

Information Systems -

BUAD 218 B

Instructor: Dr. Ali A. Nazemi
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110 or BUAD 215 and MATH-111 or permission.

Catalog Description:

This course explores the fundamental concepts of information systems in modern organizations. The course provides intensive preparation in the most useful applications of computers in business.

Organizational Behavior & Mgmt -

BUAD 254 A

Instructor: Dr. David W. Robertson
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory examination of theoretic al principles and practical applications related to managing and leading individ uals and groups in the work setting. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

Training & Development -

BUAD 324 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Sciarini
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-274

Catalog Description:

A deeper examination of the training and development function in organizations, with particular emphasis on conducting a needs assessment and then designing, developing, conducting, and evaluating training. Students will conduct a training program as part of the course requirements.

Corporate Finance -

BUAD 342 B

Instructor: Mr. Richard A. Bond
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121 and 122; BUAD-225; BUAD 218 or BUAD-258; declared Business major or permission

Catalog Description:

The principles of asset management, fin ancial structure, and types of securitie s and their characteristics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Production & Operations Mgmt -

BUAD 348 B

Instructor: Mr. Michael Hutkin
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-111, STAT-101 or INQ-240, and BUAD-215; declared business major or permission.

Catalog Description:

Basic principles and problems of organizing and operating business facilities including functions, process, responsibilities, and techniques. Substantial computer applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Business Policy -

BUAD 499 B

Instructor: Dr. W. Kevin Baker
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD- 227, 233, 248, 254, 342, 348 and senior major status

Catalog Description:

The capstone course of the Business Administration curriculum. The students will use Strategic Management as the framework to integrate and apply the knowledge acquired from all the coursework in the Business Administration major. The course utilizes lecture, readings, case methodology, simulations, and a major project of starting a business entity. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Lab 3 hrs/wk.

Research Methods -

COMM 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

Introduction to the principles and basic skills necessary to criticize research literature. In this course students will develop descriptive and experimental studies using data collection, analysis and presentation techniques in communication research. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Intermed Theory: Macroeconom -

ECON 322 A

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON 122, 232 or permission; and MATH 111 or MATH 112 or MATH 118 or MATH 121.

Catalog Description:

An examination of the measurement, analysis, and control of aggregate economic activity, with particular attention to the roles played by government in achieving full employment and price stability. (1)

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 A

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sp Top: Ecosystems of Narrat -

ENGL 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts surrounding a focused top ic of particular interest to the introdu ctory study of literature. A variety of genres (poetry, prose, and drama, as rel evant) will be included. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk.

Ancient Greece -

HIST 212 A

Instructor: Dr. Jason Hawke
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of the political, intellectual, and cultural history of the Greek world from the Late Bronze Age to the rise of Alexander the Great (1300-336 BCE).

Introduction to Archaeology -

HIST 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1)

History of Sports in America -

HIST 269 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Dent
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the history of sports in Ame rica, including examination of statistic al evidence, social and cultural attitud es, economic & political factors, and th e impact of owners, players, spectators and fans. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Everything's an Argument -

INQ 110 A

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking in higher education, taking as its starting point a focused topic in a scholarly field. Critical inquiry will be taught in the context of careful reading of important intellectual works, as well as inquiry-based writing assignments. Research and collaborative skills will also be developed in an integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry.

Communications in Leadership -

INQ 120 B2

Instructor: Dr. C. Michael Smith
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well.

Social Judgment, Att. & Behav -

INQ 260PY A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the social sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. The course seeks to develop students' critical thinking skills through the exploration and application of social scientific methods. Individual sections will be taught in a particular discipline.

The Silk Road-Global -

INQ 270 G3

Instructor: Mr. Gerald W. Berkley-Coats
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period before 1500.

The Black Death -

INQ 270 C

Instructor: Dr. Whitney A.M. Leeson
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period before 1500.

World Pop Music-Global -

INQ 271 G3

Instructor: Dr. Matthew M. Franke
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period from 1500 to the present.

US Health Disparities -

INQ 300 C

Instructor: Dr. Lane M. Destro
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Completion of all required 100-level and -200-level INQ courses

Catalog Description:

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Intellectual Inquiry Curriculum in order to make explicit, meaningful connections to contemporary issues. In addition to individual written assignments, students will work in small groups to research and develop a proposal concerning a concept, approach, or solution to a problem that will be presented in a formal defense.

Headline Literature -

INQ 300 L

Instructor: Dr. Martha Kuchar
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Completion of all required 100-level and -200-level INQ courses

Catalog Description:

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Intellectual Inquiry Curriculum in order to make explicit, meaningful connections to contemporary issues. In addition to individual written assignments, students will work in small groups to research and develop a proposal concerning a concept, approach, or solution to a problem that will be presented in a formal defense.

The American Dream -

INQ 300 B1

Instructor: Dr. Elisabeth Gilster Velazquez
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Completion of all required 100-level and -200-level INQ courses

Catalog Description:

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Intellectual Inquiry Curriculum in order to make explicit, meaningful connections to contemporary issues. In addition to individual written assignments, students will work in small groups to research and develop a proposal concerning a concept, approach, or solution to a problem that will be presented in a formal defense.

Intro Peace & Justice Studies -

PEAC 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of peace and justice studies, examining the major areas of focus within the field.

Pauline Christianity -

RELG 216 A

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the Apostle Paul's teachings and the development of his churches through a critical examination of his writings. Particular attention will be given to exploring new scholarly methods of studying early Christianity. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.