Course List

Principles of Biology -

BIOL 120 D

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on the central role of genetics and its connections to the other major areas of study within biology. The first course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending to major in biology or biochemistry should enroll in this course the Fall semester of their freshman year.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Genetics -

BIOL 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level BIOL course and CHEM-112

Catalog Description:

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

Accounting Principles I -

BUAD 215 D

Instructor: Ms. Arnica W. Mulder
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 024
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.

Income Taxation -

BUAD 345 A

Instructor: Mrs. Norma H. Clifton, CPA
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 117
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-215 or permission

Catalog Description:

Examination of the present federal tax l aw and development of the accounting pri nciples and procedures involved in the p reparation of tax returns. PC applicatio ns are utilized. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Promotion Management -

BUAD 363 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 319
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 F

Instructor: Dr. Richard B. Keithley
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 362
Units: 1

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.

General Chemistry II -

CHEM 112 HR

Instructor: Dr. Kelly E. Anderson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 263
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.

Organic Chemistry I -

CHEM 221 B

Instructor: Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr.
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 372
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-112

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.

Criminal Justice -

CJUS 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the crimina l justice system in the United States, i ts structure, processes, and problems. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Fundamentals Computer Sci. Lab -

CPSC 120L 2

Instructor: Mr. Christopher S. Smith
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 363

Catalog Description:

Problem solving and algorithm design; basic programming concepts including subprograms and objects; mathematical logic. Programming in a modern object-oriented language and an introduction to the UNIX operating system are an integral part of the course. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 B

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
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.

Intro. Environmental Studies -

ENVI 130 B

Instructor: Dr. Jon C. Cawley
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 012
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the applied field of environmental studies, this course encourages stud ents to develop the critical thinking and analytical skills required to make personal and policy decisions that are environmentally-sound, economically-viable, and socially equitable. Course activities will draw from a number of disciplines including the physical and natural sciences, economics, and policy with emphasis on sustainability and resource management.

Intermediate French II -

FREN 202 A

Instructor: Dr. Alison M. Clifton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: FREN-201 or equivalent is prerequisite to FREN-202

Catalog Description:

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, culture and composition. L ecture: 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: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 210
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: 2014FA
Room: ALUM 211
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Fitness for Life: Phys. Cond. -

HHP 160 C3

Instructor: Dr. Matthew P. Rearick
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
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.

Team Sports -

HHP 204 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael P. Maina
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1/2

Catalog Description:

Enables students to understand, demonstrate, and teach team sports including soccer, volleyball, and floor hockey.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: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 114
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.

First Aid and Safety -

HHP 223 A

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 214
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.

Behavioral Perspect. in Sports -

HHP 315 A

Instructor: Dr. John W. Creasy
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 013
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-221 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the behavioral factors relate d to sport participation and coaching at hletes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Ancient World -

HIST 110 A

Instructor: Dr. Jason Hawke
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course is a survey of world history from the Mesolithic era to ca. 500 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems.

Environmental History -

HIST 210 A

Instructor: Dr. Jesse W. Bucher
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey which explores the relationshi p between history and the environment, w ith focus on a specific area of the worl d, and the connection between a people a nd its habitat through time. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Top in HNRS: Medical Evidence -

HNRS 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Catherine A. Sarisky
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
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.

Life/Death/Streets of Paris -

INQ 110 FF

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 110
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 J3

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 022
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 O1

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 231
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.

Scientific Pursuit of Happines -

INQ 110 BB

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
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.

Statistics & Sports Industry -

INQ 240 C

Instructor: Dr. Adam F. Childers
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 114
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.

Here's to Your Health -

INQ 240 A5

Instructor: Mrs. Jan G. Minton
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 212
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.

How Organisms Evolve -

INQ 250BI B

Instructor: Dr. Steven L. Powers
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 307
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.

Culture & Society -

INQ 260SO A

Instructor: Dr. Marit A. Berntson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 106
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 F

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 123
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.

Chicano Novel in Action -

INQ 271 J

Instructor: Dr. Dolores Flores-Silva
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 107
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.

Contemporary Science Problems -

INQ 300 F

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 402
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.

Elementary Italian I -

ITAL 101 B

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
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 A

Instructor: Ms. Kathy H. Bauman
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 213
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.

Discrete Mathematics -

MATH 131 A

Instructor: Dr. Chris Lee
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 374
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-121 or MATH-118

Catalog Description:

An introduction to mathematical logic and proofs, with topics selected from set theory, number systems, formal logic, functions and relations, and graph theory.

Linear Algebra -

MATH 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Hannah Robbins
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-122

Catalog Description:

Linear equations, matrices, vector spac es, linear mappings, determinants, quadr atic forms, geometric applications. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

Fundamentals of Music -

MUSC 150 A

Instructor: Ms. Cara P. Hubbard
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 325
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.

Relg & Phil of India -

PHIL 213 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of South Asia. Topics include the centra l ideas and practices of these tradition s, their historical development, their s tyles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross -listed with Religion 213). Lecture: 3 h rs/wk.

Criminal Justice -

POLI 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the crimina l justice system in the United States, i ts structure, processes, and problems. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 D

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 502
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.

Relg & Phil of India -

RELG 213 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of South Asia. Topics include the centra l ideas and practices of these tradition s, their historical development, their s tyles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross -listed with Philosophy 213). 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: 2014FA
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.

Environmental Sociology -

SOCI 337 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel Sarabia
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 306
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: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 227
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.

Elementary Spanish Review -

SPAN 150 J

Instructor: Staff
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 214
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: Mr. Manuel Gomez-Navarro
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 228
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.

Sp Top: Span Sociolinguistics -

SPAN 380 A

Instructor: Ms. Carolina I. Viera Echevarria
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN 303 and SPAN 304

Catalog Description:

Class study of a special topic, with to pic to be determined by the students and the faculty member. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.