Course List

Marine Biology -

BIOL 245 A

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-120 and 125

Catalog Description:

Study of a special topic in biology not regularly offered. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Genetics -

BIOL 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level BIOL course and CHEM-112 Take BIOL-315L

Catalog Description:

A study of the principles of Mendelian, population, and molecular genetics.

Accounting Principles I -

BUAD 215 B

Instructor: Mrs. Norma H. Clifton, CPA
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the field of accounti ng and to the development of a broad und erstanding and use of accounting informa tion. PC applications are utilized. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

Production & Operations Mgmt -

BUAD 348 A

Instructor: Dr. Christina D. McCart
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110, MATH 111, INQ 240; 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.

Promotion Management -

BUAD 363 A

Instructor: Ms. Ivy Kutlu
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-233 or permission

Catalog Description:

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the principles and problems faced in the area of promotion management. Students will gain understanding and practice in the development of an advertising campaign; the use of sales promotion tools; and issues in regulation, ethics, and cultural impact of those activities. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

General Chemistry I -

CHEM 111 D

Instructor: Dr. Stephanie Livingston
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Take CHEM-111L

Catalog Description:

The introductory course in chemistry. (Required for all chemistry, biochemistry, pre-medical, pre-dental, pharmacy and paramedical students. Recommended for all science majors.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Accelerated General Chemistry -

CHEM 113 A

Instructor: Dr. Kelly E. Anderson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-113L.

Catalog Description:

An accelerated introductory course in chemistry for well-prepared students. The course topics include atoms and elements, bonding, molecular structure, reactions, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, solutions, and acid-base chemistry. Students who pass this course also receive competency for CHEM 111. Credit cannot be earned for both CHEM 112 and CHEM 113. (1)

Organic Chemistry I -

CHEM 221 B

Instructor: Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr.
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-112 Take CHEM-221L

Catalog Description:

A study of the chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Fundamental concepts of chemical bonding are employed to develop chemical models and to correlate structure-property relationships within and among the various classes of carbon compounds. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Biochemistry I -

CHEM 341 B

Instructor: Dr. Timothy W. Johann
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-222 Take CHEM-341L

Catalog Description:

A study of the major macromolecules found in biological systems with an emphasis on structure/function relationships, as well as the role of each class in central and secondary metabolic processes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Data Structures and Algorithms -

CPSC 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Anil M. Shende
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CPSC-170

Catalog Description:

The design, implementation, and analysis of data structures and the algorithms assiciated with them. (1) 3hrs/wk.

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 B

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems.

Elementary French I -

FREN 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamentals with emphasi s on pronunciation and aural comprehensi on. Oral and written work. Reading of se lected materials. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; La boratory: 1 hr/wk.

Oral Expression and Phonetics -

FREN 303 A

Instructor: Dr. Alison M. Clifton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: FREN 202

Catalog Description:

Theory and practice of pronunciation. S ystemic analysis of the sounds of French and the techniques to produce them accu rately through intonation patterns, phon etic transcription and oral practice. Le cture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

Intermediate German I -

GRMN 201 B

Instructor: Dr. James Ogier
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: GRMN-102 or it's equivalent

Catalog Description:

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, and composition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each.

Pilates -

HHP 159 A

Instructor: Mrs. Renee L. Rauch
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Fitness for Life: Phys Cond -

HHP 160 C4

Instructor: Mrs. Cynthia E. Edmunds
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

This course is designed to introduce th e student to health and physical fitness components related to developing a heal thy lifestyle. It will include physical fitness activities, health risk componen ts, assessment, and the development of a personal health and fitness plan. Lectu re: 3 hrs/wk.

First Aid and Safety -

HHP 223 A

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/2

Catalog Description:

The causes, consequences, and reduction of accidents in all areas of life. Firs t aid procedures including prevention, r ecognition, and care for injury and sudd en illness. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for 1 /2 of the term.

US Women's History -

HIST 262 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary J. Henold
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of the history of American women from the colonial period to the present.(1)

Science, Heretics & Brilliance -

HNRS 110 C

Instructor: Dr. DorothyBelle Poli
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking in highereducation, 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 collarborative skills will also be developed in am integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.)

Statistics in an Online World -

HNRS 240 A

Instructor: Dr. Adam F. Childers
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Provides an inquiry-focused instroduction to statistical methodologies. Students will gain an understanding of how decision making is accomplished using statistical technigues. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical methods, estimation, elementary probability, and statistical inference; students will apply the techniques of data analysis to data sets and statistical studies that address questions of the perspective. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 240 and INQ 240.)

A Study of American Film -

INQ 110 F

Instructor: Mrs. Laura Garrison
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Who or What is God? -

INQ 110 N2

Instructor: Ms. Holly Jordan
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

The Ancient City -

INQ 110 F1

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Here's to Your Health -

INQ 240 B1

Instructor: Mrs. Jan G. Minton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Provides an inquiry-focused introduction to statistical methodologies. Students will gain an understanding of how decision making is accomplished using modern statistical techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical methods,estimation, elementary probability and statistical inference; students will apply the techniques of data analysis to data sets and statistical studies that address the course theme.

Astronomy Controversies -

INQ 250AS A

Instructor: Dr. Matthew C. Fleenor
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the natural sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. Students will explore the types of questions that science asks and how it attempts to answer them by defining and classifying information, developing models, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions based upon data.

Psychology in the Media -

INQ 260PY B

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Myth, Philosophy, and Nature -

INQ 270 B1

Instructor: Very Rev. Fr. Samuel J. Gantt, III
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Elementary Italian I -

ITAL 101 B

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A basic course in grammar and syntax, w ith oral and written work. Reading in pr eparation for literary and cultural appr eciation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory : 1 hr/wk.

Math Models/Management Science -

MATH 111 B

Instructor: Ms. Kathy H. Bauman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: May not be taken if credit has been received for Mathematics 112 or higher

Catalog Description:

Theory and application of several mathe matical models used in business and soci al sciences. Topics include matrices, li near programming, functions, limits, and derivatives. May not be taken if credit has been received for Mathematics 112 o r higher. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Vector Calculus -

MATH 321 A

Instructor: Dr. Chris Lee
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-122

Catalog Description:

The analysis of functions of several va riables, double and triple integrals, li ne integrals, vector fields, and surface integrals.

Fundamentals of Music -

MUSC 150 A

Instructor: Ms. Cara P. Hubbard
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Pitch and rhythm fundamentals: reading music notation, sight singing, reading c hord charts. Focus on intervals, key sig natures, scales, meter, and chords. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

Religions & Philosophies China -

PHIL 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of East Asia. Topics include the central ideas and practices of these traditions , their historical development, their st yles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross- listed with Religion 218). Lecture: 3 hr s/wk.

Early Western Philosophy -

PHIL 251 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the history of Western t hought from the rise of classical philos ophy with the pre-Socratic philosophers and the pivotal figures of Socrates, Pla to, and Aristotle, through the evolution of classical thought in Hellenistic phi losophies and medieval thinkers such as St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. Le cture: 3 hrs/wk.

State and Local Government -

POLI 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the politics, structu res, and policies of American state and local governments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology w ith emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisit e for all other courses in the departmen t.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Human Sexuality -

PSYC 372 A

Instructor: Dr. Galdino F. Pranzarone
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

An overview of theories, research, and contemporary issues in the scientific study of human sexual behavior and experience. (1)

Religions & Philosophies China -

RELG 218 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of East Asia. Topics include the central ideas and practices of these traditions , their historical development, their st yles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross- listed with Philosophy 218). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Juvenile Delinquency -

SOCI 238 A

Instructor: Ms. Diane V. Brogan
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or permission

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the nature and types of juvenile offenses, sociological theories of delinquency and causation, and an ex amination of the juvenile justice system . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Environmental Sociology -

SOCI 337 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel Sarabia
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level SOCI course, or ENVI-250 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the interrelationship s between societies and their environmen ts, and an analysis of sociological aspe cts of environmental problems. This cour se will focus on the population and orga nizational aspects of environmental prob lems as well as elements of social chang e involved with environmental social act ion. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Elementary Spanish Review -

SPAN 150 G

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN-101 or the equivalent. Credit cannot be received for both SPAN-102 and SPAN-150

Catalog Description:

A one-semester review of the essentials of Spanish grammar and basic vocabulary to promote speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spanish. (This course is designed for students who have studied Spanish previously, but lack sufficient preparation to enter Intermediate Spanish 201.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1hr/wk.

Intermediate Spanish I -

SPAN 201 G

Instructor: Dr. Manuel Gomez-Navarro
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN 102 or it's equivalent

Catalog Description:

A review of the essentials of Spanish g rammar with the introduction of advanced structures. Continued development of th e four essential skills, and further acq uisition of vocabulary. Emphasis on conv ersational skills to handle situations o f everyday life with increased range of personal expression. Inclusion of cultur al material. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each ; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each.

Spanish Composition -

SPAN 303 B

Instructor: Ms. Carolina I. Viera Echevarria
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN-202

Catalog Description:

Practice in written expression with an i ntensive review of Spanish grammar. Intr oduction to the principles of Spanish st yle and techniques of formal writing and translation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Spanish Conversation -

SPAN 304 A

Instructor: Dr. Jose F. Banuelos Montes
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN-202

Catalog Description:

Practice in oral self-expression and lis tening comprehension. (This course is fo r non-native speakers of Spanish.) Lectu re: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work.

Contemporary Issues: Span Amer -

SPAN 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Lynn K. Talbot
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN-303, 304 or permission

Catalog Description:

A survey of current political, economic , and cultural issues that are regional and global in scope. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work.

18 & 19th Century Hispanic Lit -

SPAN 420 A

Instructor: Dr. Charlene F. Kalinoski
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Close readings of texts by writers from Spain and/or Spanish America. Emphasis on major literary styles of the period: Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/w k.