Course List

Sp Top: Biogeography -

BIOL 345 A

Instructor: Dr. Steven L. Powers
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Department permission

Catalog Description:

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

Marketing Management -

BUAD 233 B

Instructor: Dr. Elisabeth Gilster Velazquez
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Corporate Finance -

BUAD 342 C

Instructor: Prof Michelle B. Hagadorn, CPA
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 117
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121 and 122; BUAD-225; BUAD 218 or BUAD-258; 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.

Production & Operations Mgmt -

BUAD 348 A

Instructor: Mr. Michael Hutkin
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MATH-111, STAT-101 or INQ-240, and BUAD-215; 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.

Auditing -

BUAD 415 A

Instructor: Mrs. Sharon C. Gibbs
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-315

Catalog Description:

A course covering the principles employe d in the conduct of a financial statemen t audit. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Marketing Research -

BUAD 433 A

Instructor: Ms. Ivy Kutlu
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Take BUAD-233, BUAD-218 or BUAD-258,and STAT-101 or INQ-240

Catalog Description:

A course providing students with the sk ills needed to define a research situati on, construct the research model, collec t and analyze data, generate and test th e response or solution, and integrate th e steps into a coherent project. Lecture : 3 hrs/wk.

General Chemistry II -

CHEM 112 C

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

Organic Chemistry II -

CHEM 222 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary Hollis
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 372
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-221 is a prerequisite for CHEM-222

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 II -

CHEM 342 A

Instructor: Dr. Timothy W. Johann
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 263
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CHEM-341 is a prerequisite for CHEM-342

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.

St. in Intercultural Comm. -

COMM 360 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250; COMM-260 is strongly recommended

Catalog Description:

An examination of major issues related t o intercultural and cross-cultural commu nication. The course will explore those communication issues in particular cultu res both within and beyond the United St ates. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The English Language -

ENGL 323 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

A critical and historical study of the f orms and usages in English speech and wr iting. (Recommended for those planning t o teach English.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Earth Systems Science -

ENVI 230 A

Instructor: Dr. Katherine P. O'Neill
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the interrelationships between matter and energy in the solid, fluid, and living Earth as well as the human interactions with these natural systems. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Appalachian Rocks and Waters -

ENVI 307 A

Instructor: Dr. Jon C. Cawley
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ENVI-230

Catalog Description:

A systematic survey of Appalachian terr ains, geology and paleoecology. This cou rse examines foundational concepts of ge ology within a chronological scope assoc iated with the Appalachian Mountain Belt . Topics include introduction to rock an d mineral types, major index fossils, pa leoecology, and basic landform geomorpho logy and rock process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk .

French Composition -

FREN 302 A

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 107
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: FREN 202

Catalog Description:

Improving command of grammar and writin g skills, vocabulary building, and study of idiomatic expressions through select ed readings. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laborat ory: 1 hr/wk.

Elementary German II -

GRMN 102 B

Instructor: Mrs. Stefanie S. Fowler
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: GRMN-101, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for GRMN-102

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.

The Post-War Germanies -

GRMN 315 A

Instructor: Dr. James Ogier
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: # Take GRMN-201;

Catalog Description:

An examination of the political, econom ic, and cultural developments in East an d West Germany from the end of the World War II to the present, including the re unification. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laborat ory work.

Fitness for Life: Phys. Cond. -

HHP 160 C4

Instructor: Mrs. Jeannine C. Simon
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BAST 238
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.

Exercise Testing& Prescription -

HHP 411 A

Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth A. Holbrook
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: BAST 214
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-207 and 403 or permission

Catalog Description:

An advanced, in-depth examination of exercise testing and prescription as is established by ACSM and NSCA guidelines. The course uses concepts from exercise physiology, motor behavior and health fitness and synthesizes them into a coherent framework for developing exercise training regiments for individuals of all ages and abilities, including both normal and diseased populations. 3 hrs/wk.

History of Ireland -

HIST 244 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary G. Gibbs
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of the history of Ireland from the ancient period to modern times. Our focus will be interdisciplinary, examining politics, religion, economic development, culture, and, of course, the very long Irish relationships with Rome and London.

The Moral of Our Story -

HNRS 120 B

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 111
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HNRS-110 or permission

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 which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.)

Statistics in an Online World -

HNRS 240 A

Instructor: Dr. Adam F. Childers
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 212
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.)

Ethics in the Virtual Environ -

INQ 120 Y

Instructor: Eric Matthew Friedman
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 527
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 P2

Instructor: Dr. John G. Selby
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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 A3

Instructor: Ms. Kathy H. Bauman
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
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.

Insects: Living in Their Worl -

INQ 250BI B

Instructor: Dr. Matthew J. Petersen
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Global Politics&Globalization -

INQ 260PS G1

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 123
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.

Psychology in the Media -

INQ 260PY B

Instructor: Dr. Darcey N. Powell
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 515
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.

Sport and Culture -

INQ 260SO B

Instructor: Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 306
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.

Gender & Literature-Global -

INQ 270 G4

Instructor: Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 214
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.

Animals in the Humanities -

INQ 270 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 325
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.

What Are the Chances? -

INQ 300 F

Instructor: Dr. David G. Taylor
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TREX 363
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.

Intermediate Italian II -

ITAL 202 A

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 010
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ITAL-102 or the equivalent

Catalog Description:

These courses build on the foundation established in the Elementary Italian sequence. Basic grammar and vocabulary are reviewed 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.

Discrete Mathematics -

MATH 131 A

Instructor: Dr. Karin R. Saoub
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Music Hist II:1700 to 1900 -

MUSC 262 A

Instructor: Dr. Matthew M. Franke
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: OLIN 230
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MUSC-261 or permission

Catalog Description:

A continuation of Music 261, tracing th e development of styles and genres in th e canon of Western music produced during the eighteenth centuries.

Ethics and Medicine -

PHIL 223 A

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101

Catalog Description:

An examination of ethical issues in medi cine and the moral principles that might be employed to resolve ethical dilemmas . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Biological Physics -

PHYS 452 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel T. Robb
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 227
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PHYS-202

Catalog Description:

The role of physical theory, models, an d experimental techniques in the study o f biological systems. Topics include bio mechanics, transport through membranes, feedback and control, nuclear radiation effects, nuclear medicine, models of che moreception, and electrical properties o f cells and organisms. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk .

American Political Institution -

POLI 205 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the power, restraints , and politics of the Presidency, the Co ngress and the Supreme Court. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Social Psychology -

PSYC 325 A

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIFE 305
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Study of the influence of people on each other's behavior, including social influence and social interaction. Lecture:3 hrs/wk.

Ethics and Medicine -

SOCI 223 A

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of ethical issues in medi cine and the moral principles that might be employed to resolve ethical dilemmas . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Women's Lives: Global Perspect -

SOCI 338 A

Instructor: Dr. Meeta Mehrotra
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: TRT 106
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 and one 200-level SOCI course or permission

Catalog Description:

In this course, we will examine similarities as well as divergences in the experiences of various groups of women, especially in countries that are part of the developing world. The course will begin with an analysis of the notion of global sisterhood and it's criticisms. We will then move on to specific issues such as work, family and household, representations in media, and violence. We will end the semester with an evaluation of the possibilities of and opportunities for transnational movements for gender equality. (1)

Intermediate Spanish I -

SPAN 201 K

Instructor: Mrs. Christine Stanley
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 110
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.

Structure of Modern Spanish -

SPAN 402 A

Instructor: Ms. Carolina I. Viera Echevarria
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Study of complex structures and problem atic aspects of Spanish language focusin g on morphology, syntax, and semantics. Emphasis is placed on direct application to composition, translation, and oral e xpression. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Voice and Diction -

THEA 111 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa C. Warren
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: OLIN 102
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the use of voice in the t heatre. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.