Course List

General Ecology -

BIOL 205 B

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-125 or ENVI-230 Take BIOL-205L

Catalog Description:

Ecology is the study of the distributions and abundances of organisms. The course focuses primarily on species/environment interactions, species/species interactions, community dynamics, and ecosystems function.

Genetics -

BIOL 315 B

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Sp Top: Nutrient Transform -

BIOL 345 B

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Department permission

Catalog Description:

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

Accounting Principles I -

BUAD 215 C

Instructor: Ms. Arnica W. Mulder
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Business Analytics -

BUAD 248 B

Instructor: Dr. Christina D. McCart
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-240, BUAD-218 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.

Cost Accounting -

BUAD 335 A

Instructor: Dr. Michelle B. Hagadorn, CPA
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-218 and BUAD-225.

Catalog Description:

The measurement of product cost arising from material procurement and use, empl oyment of labor services, and overhead f actors in job order and process settings . Budgeting, standard costs, and other t ools for planning and control. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Corporate Finance -

BUAD 342 C

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON 121 and ECON 122; BUAD 218 or BUAD 258 and BUAD 225 and 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.

General Chemistry I -

CHEM 111 C

Instructor: Dr. Steven M. Hughes
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Organic Chemistry I -

CHEM 221 A

Instructor: Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr.
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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 A

Instructor: Dr. Timothy W. Johann
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Communication Theory -

COMM 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the most important contemporary theories of human communication. This course will explore general issues concerning the nature of theory and communication, the relation between theory and practice, and the influence of culture and gender. Students will critically examine how the communication process contributes to the development of information and meaning, selfhood, interpersonal relationships, social influence, and culture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Sp Top: Animal Communication -

COMM 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

A concentrated study of a topic or issue related to the field of communications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 A

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Intermed Theory: Microeconomic -

ECON 321 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Enz
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121; MATH-111 or 112 or 121 or 118

Catalog Description:

In-depth coverage of contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, the distribution of income, and public economics. (1)

American Literature -

ENGL 250 A

Instructor: Ms. Mary Crockett Hill
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose , and drama) across periods in the Ameri can tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Elementary German I -

GRMN 101 B

Instructor: Mrs. Stefanie S. Fowler
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamental structures o f German, with emphasis on oral proficie ncy and communication. Includes cultural topics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; La boratory: 1 hr/wk. for each.

German Composition & Conversa -

GRMN 301 A

Instructor: Dr. James Ogier
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: GRMN-201.

Catalog Description:

Practice to improve oral proficiency and writing skills. Vocabulary building thr ough selected readings on cultural topic s. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work.

Foundations of Movement -

HHP 200 A

Instructor: Dr. Matthew P. Rearick
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Enables students to understand, recognize, demonstrate, and analyze fundamental movement such as locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills as well as related movement concepts including space awareness, effort, and relationships.

Cont Issues in Sports Mgmt. -

HHP 225 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-221 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the sports industry through examination of problems and issues faced by contemporary sport mana gers. Unique characteristics of sport and resulting social and ethical responsibilities of sport managers are discussed.

Eval of Athletic Injuries -

HHP 415 A

Instructor: Mr. Shawn Urbanek
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Admission to Athletic Training major or successful completion of BIOL-230 and permission

Catalog Description:

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the procedur es for evaluation of athletic injuries. Emphasis will be placed on the head, spi ne, and upper and lower extremities. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

Ancient World -

HIST 110 A

Instructor: Dr. Jason Hawke
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Global HIV/AIDS -

HNRS 260SO G1

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.)

Life/Death/ Streets of Paris -

INQ 110 I

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Race and Media -

INQ 110 T

Instructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Success in Higher Education -

INQ 110 X1

Instructor: Ms. Jennifer O. Rosti
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Finding Kennedy -

INQ 110 Z

Instructor: Dr. John G. Selby
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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 F2

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Everything's an Argument -

INQ 110 W

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Scientific Pursuit Happiness -

INQ 110 FF2

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Energy at the Crossroads -

INQ 251 C

Instructor: Dr. Jon C. Cawley
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-250 or any lab science

Catalog Description:

Further develops the ability to use the methodologies of the natural sciences by exploring a science topic in depth. The course will be narrowly focused within science while allowing connection to a social, political, ethical, or historical issue.

Gender & Literature-Global -

INQ 270 G1

Instructor: Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Intermediate Italian I -

ITAL 201 A

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

These courses build on the foundation established in the Elementary Italian sequence. Basic grammar and vocabulary arereviewed and more complex grammatical structures and advanced vocabulary are introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing good conversational ability, reading c omprehension and composition skills. In addition, elements of Italian culture are woven into the curriculum to promote a broader cultural appreciation of Italy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

Calculus II -

MATH 122 B

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-121 or MATH-119 Take MATH-122L

Catalog Description:

The analysis of integrals, sequences an d series, parametric equations and their applications for functions of one varia ble. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1.5 hrs/wk.

Discrete Mathematics -

MATH 131 A

Instructor: Dr. Roland B. Minton
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Real Analysis -

MATH 381 A

Instructor: Dr. David G. Taylor
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-131 MATH-122

Catalog Description:

The structure of the real number system; selected topics from metric spaces, continuity, differentiation, integration, sequences and series.

Early Western Philosophy -

PHIL 251 A

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

American Political Theory -

POLI 243 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

A survey of American political theory from colonial precursors to the present. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Developmental Psychology -

PSYC 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Darcey N. Powell
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

An examination of developmentof the individual across the lifespan (i.e., from conception until death). (1)

Social Inequality -

SOCI 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Meeta Mehrotra
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO

Catalog Description:

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research methods employed in a sociological approach to the study of social inequality. We will explore the many facets and forms of social inequality as well as think about how social inequalities are perpetuated by political, economic, cultural, and other social and structural forces. This course places special emphasis on the development of students' cirtical thinking skills and ability to apply core concepts and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary forms of social inequality in both local and global contexts.(1)

Health, Illness, and Healing -

SOCI 323 A

Instructor: Dr. Chad T. Morris
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or ANTH-101 or INQ-260SO or INQ-260AN or permission

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the social context of he alth, illness, and healing including the influence of the social environment on disease and illness patterns, interactio n among health care providers and patien ts, and types of health care systems. Sp ecial focus is given to social inequalit ies in the American health care system. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Elementary Spanish Review -

SPAN 150 J

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Elementary Spanish Review -

SPAN 150 F

Instructor: Mrs. Christine Stanley
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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 F

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Intermediate Spanish I -

SPAN 201 J

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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 Phonetics & Phonology -

SPAN 335 A

Instructor: Ms. Carolina I. Viera Echevarria
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SPAN-303 and 304 or permission

Catalog Description:

The theory and practice of pronunciation . A systematic analysis of the sounds of Spanish. Stress and intonation patterns of Spanish speech through phonetics tra nscription and intensive oral practice. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.