Course List

Biodiversity -

BIOL 125 C

Instructor: Dr. Rachel J. Collins
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-120 or permission

Catalog Description:

An overview of ecology, evolution, and organismal diversity, focusing on the variety of organisms present on our planet and the interactions between these organisms and their environments. The second course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending to major in biology should enroll in this course the Spring semester of their freshman year. Prospective biology majors should enroll in Biology 120 before enrolling in Biology 125.)

Cell Biology -

BIOL 210 B

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Lassiter
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level BIOL course or one 200-level CHEM course or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamental processes that occur within eukaryotic cells, focusing on the stuctures and functions of the organelles, the cell cycle, and cell signaling.

Sp Top: Microbial Ecology -

BIOL 246 A

Instructor: Dr. Jenifer B. Walke
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Study of a special Topic in biology not regularly offered. This course has a required laboratory component.

Marketing Management -

BUAD 233 C

Instructor: Dr. Elisabeth Gilster Velazquez
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110 or BUAD-215 & either ECON-121 or ECON-122

Catalog Description:

Principles, practices, and basic theore tical concepts in the field of marketing . Special attention will be given to sus tainable business activities. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Business Analytics -

BUAD 248 C

Instructor: Dr. Christina D. McCart
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-240, BUAD-218 or BUAD-258, and MATH 111

Catalog Description:

The objective of the course is for students to develop critical thinking and modeling skills which are essential requirements of the business decision making process. Critical thinking will be practiced through problem identification and solution. Problem solution will require the indentification and execution of applicable models and data sets. Thus a main portion of this course will be directed toward determining and finding appropriate data, learning the roles and limitations of different types of modeling tools, and then developing customized models using the appropriate data to solve business problems.

Marketing Capstone -

BUAD 493 A

Instructor: Ms. Ivy Kutlu
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-343 and 433

Catalog Description:

In this capstone course students will intergrate the marketing previously learned with their analytical/critical thinking skills to make marketing decisions. A variety of marketing concepts and techniques will be used to develop marketing objectives, strategies and programs. The course will include case studies, evaluation of leading marketing articles, and use of simulations and the development of a formal marketing plan.

General Chemistry II -

CHEM 112 D

Instructor: Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr.
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 362
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-111

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.

Descrpt. Inorganic Chemistry -

CHEM 260 A

Instructor: Dr. Steven M. Hughes
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 263
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-112

Catalog Description:

A study of the elements and their compounds. The properties of these substances, spanning the entire periodic table, will be described and explained through the connections to chemical theories and concepts. The occurrence, isolation, uses, and compounds of elements will be explored. Biochemical and industrial applications will be considered. (1)

Elementary French II -

FREN 102 A

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 107
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: FREN-101, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for 102

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.

Francophone Societies -

FREN 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Alison M. Clifton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: FREN 202

Catalog Description:

A study of political, economic, social, literary, and cultural issues in select ed contemporary Francophone societies. T hree French-speaking countries, selected from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Ame ricas, will be studied in depth. Lecture : 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work.

Intermediate German II -

GRMN 202 A

Instructor: Dr. James Ogier
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

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

Racquetball -

HHP 136 A

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BAST 216
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Pilates -

HHP 159 A

Instructor: Mrs. Renee L. Rauch
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: ALUM 211
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Prof Concepts & Leadership Dev -

HHP 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael P. Maina
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BAST 214
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course is designed to introduce st udents to the historical, philosophical, scientific, and professional aspects of health and human performance and to beg in to prepare them to be leaders in the profession. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Prof Concepts & Leadership Dev -

HHP 221 B

Instructor: Mr. Shawn Urbanek
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course is designed to introduce st udents to the historical, philosophical, scientific, and professional aspects of health and human performance and to beg in to prepare them to be leaders in the profession. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Vietnam War -

HIST 268 A

Instructor: Mr. Gerald W. Berkley-Coats
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An analysis of Americas longest war th at concentrates on politics and diplomac y, but examines military and social fact ors as well. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

My Robot, My Frenemy -

INQ 120 O

Instructor: Dr. Durell Bouchard
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 363
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.

Theologians Under Hitler -

INQ 120 D

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 125
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.

The Moral of Our Story -

INQ 120 F2

Instructor: Ms. Holly Jordan
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 111
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.

American Civil War -

INQ 120 P1

Instructor: Dr. Mark F. Miller
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BANK 128
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.

Here's to Your Health -

INQ 240 A4

Instructor: Ms. Kathy H. Bauman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 217
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.

Myth, Philosophy and Nature -

INQ 270 I

Instructor: Father Samuel J. Gantt, III
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 319
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 Teenager in US History -

INQ 271 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary J. Henold
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 210
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.

The Golden Age of Spain -

INQ 271 B

Instructor: Dr. Charlene F. Kalinoski
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 228
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.

Elementary Italian II -

ITAL 102 B

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 010
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: Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 113
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.

Concepts & Tech of Calculus -

MATH 112 A

Instructor: Mrs. Jan G. Minton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 372
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Primarily for students of biology, busi ness, economics, and the behavioral scie nces. Topics include limits, differentia tion and integration, optimization probl ems, numerous applications. (Credit cann ot be received for both Mathematics 112 and 121.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Neuroscience -

NEUR 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 or BIOL 120 or permission.

Catalog Description:

This course will provide a detailed understanding of neurons and the functional role of different aspects of the human nervous system. A survey of topic areas relevant to psychology and neuroscience related disciplines will also be included.

American Philosophy -

PHIL 265 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The development of American philosophy from the colonial period to contemporary thinkers. Particular emphasis will be p laced on the pragmatist tradition, inclu ding 19th-century thinkers such as Peirc e, James, and Dewey, and contemporary fi gures such as Quine, Davidson, and Rorty . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Modern Physics -

PHYS 203 A

Instructor: Dr. Matthew C. Fleenor
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 272
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PHYS-202

Catalog Description:

Continuation of 201-202 series concentr ating on special and general relativity, quantum theories, and selected applicat ions. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Theoretical Mechanics -

PHYS 432 A

Instructor: Dr. Rama Balasubramanian
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 305
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PHYS-202 and MATH-331

Catalog Description:

Central force motion, coupled systems, rigid body motion, the Lagrangian formul ation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Abnormal Psychology -

PSYC 230 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Neuroscience -

PSYC 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or BIOL 120 or permission.

Catalog Description:

This course will provide a detailed understanding of neurons and the functional role of different aspects of the human nervous system. A survey of topic areas relevant to psychology and neuroscience related disciplines will also be included.

History of Psychology -

PSYC 450 B

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 227
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Senior standing or permission

Catalog Description:

Examination of the major systems in psyc hology with an emphasis on its 19th-cent ury origins to the present. Lecture: 3 h rs/wk.

Introduction to Sociology -

SOCI 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel Sarabia
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 306
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the field of sociolog y with an emphasis on the study of socia l groups and how they influence human be havior and society. 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: 2015SP
Room: TRT 207
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.

Data Analysis -

SOCI 252 A

Instructor: Dr. Marit A. Berntson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 106
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-251 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the basic skills invo lved in the descriptive and inferential analysis of social research data, including an introduction to analysis using computer software. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intermediate Spanish I -

SPAN 201 I

Instructor: Mr. Manuel Gomez-Navarro
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 207
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 Conversation -

SPAN 304 B

Instructor: Dr. Lynn K. Talbot
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 114
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.

20th Century Hispanic Lit -

SPAN 430 A

Instructor: Dr. Dolores Flores-Silva
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 110
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Close readings of texts by writers from Spain and/or Spanish America. Emphasis o n major literary styles from the early p art of the century up to contemporary ti mes. May be repeated for credit with dif ferent content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.