Course List

Intro to Cultural Anthropology -

ANTH 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Whitney A.M. Leeson
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the concepts and methods used by anthropologists to study human societies and cultures. Case studies from primarily non-Western cultures will provide an overview of the culture concept and its relationship to institutions of kinship, marriage, gender, language, race and ethnicity, production, exchange, political organization, magic, religion and the arts. This course is required for the anthropology concentration and is an elective in the Sociology major and minor programs. (1)

Information Systems -

BUAD 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Ali A. Nazemi
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 131
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 C

Instructor: Dr. C. Michael Smith
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 123
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.

Global Marketing -

BUAD 333 A

Instructor: Ms. Ivy Kutlu
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-233

Catalog Description:

This course introduces the students to political, cultural, and economic factor s influencing the global marketing of go ods and services. The students will lear n about development of international pro ducts, pricing strategies, promotion tec hniques, and channels of distribution. L ecture/Case Study: 3 hrs/wk.

Business Policy -

BUAD 499 B

Instructor: Dr. W. Kevin Baker
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 210
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: 2014FA
Room: WEST 127
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.

Creative Writing-Poetry -

CRWR 216 A

Instructor: Dr. Robert D. Schultz
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to writing poetry. Students will receive responses to their writing from their peers and from the instructor. Students will also read and discuss works by notable poets. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 A

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 107
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.

Advanced Grammar and Style -

ENGL 321 A

Instructor: Dr. Martha Kuchar
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 013
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HNRS-105, INQ-110, INQ-120 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the structure of contemporary English grammar. Also explores question s of style and usage. Students analyze a nd diagram sentences and apply principle s of grammar and style to their own and others writing. Designed for English ma jors and for those preparing to teach la nguage and communication skills. Lecture : 3 hrs/wk.

American Military Traditions -

HIST 265 A

Instructor: Dr. Mark F. Miller
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of America's military experience with an emphasis upon the interrelationship of war and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Top in HNRS: Science Fiction -

HNRS 301 B

Instructor: Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 125
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Concentrated study of a special topic (o r topics) from any division of the Colle ge. Open to honors students or non-honor s students with a cumulative GPA of at l east 3.2.

Stories From the World -

INQ 110 S1

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
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.

Social Judgment, Att. & Behav -

INQ 260PY A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 307
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.

Men/Woman/Monsters -

INQ 270 C

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 113
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.

Global Health Disparities -

INQ 300 C

Instructor: Dr. Lane M. Destro
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 106
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.

Music Hist I: Classical Antiqt -

MUSC 261 A

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 231
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MUSC-150 or permission

Catalog Description:

A course of study tracing the development of styles and genres in the canon of Western music from the ancient world to the end of the seventeenth century.

Sensation and Perception -

PSYC 350 A

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSCY-101 or NEUR-330

Catalog Description:

Study the functionality of the different senses and how perception arises within the human brain.

Religion and Culture -

SOCI 327 A

Instructor: Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 306
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level SOCI course or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the relationship betwe en religion and society. Topics include definitions and theories of religion; an alysis of historical and contemporary re ligious groups; the influence of religio n on attitudes and behaviors; and the ro le of religion in social change. Lecture : 3 hrs/wk.