Course List

Intermediate French I -

FREN 201 C

Instructor: Dr. Patricia S. Han
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, culture and composition. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

Science, Myths, Magic & Chaos -

INQ 110 K

Instructor: Dr. Roland B. Minton
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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 B2

Instructor: Mrs. Jan G. Minton
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

Things in Contact-Global -

INQ 260AN G2

Instructor: Dr. David S. Anderson
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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 B2

Instructor: Very Rev. Fr. Samuel J. Gantt, III
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

What's True About the Bible? -

INQ 270 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

Science Reporting -

INQ 300 J

Instructor: Dr. Hannah Robbins
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
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 I -

ITAL 201 B

Instructor: Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

Math Models/Management Science -

MATH 111 C

Instructor: Ms. Kathy H. Bauman
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

Comparative Polit Sys: Africa -

POLI 224 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Sub-Sahar an African politics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Biological Psychology -

PSYC 231 A

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

An overview of general principles and areas of research of biological psychology. Topics covered include neuronal functioning, how aspects of human behavior are controlled by the brain, and basic research techniques in biological psychology.

Top: Psychology of Beliefs -

PSYC 349 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

A thorough examination of a particular topic within the domain of cognitive psychology that is not covered extensively in other regularly offered courses. (1)

Abnormal Psychology -

PSYC 381 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

A study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. (1)

Living Religions of the World -

RELG 130 A

Instructor: Ms. Holly Jordan
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The major living religions of the world ; their sources, nature, and attempt to deal with certain human problems. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk.

Elementary Spanish I -

SPAN 101 D

Instructor: Ms. Ellen Burch
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the essentials of Spanish gr ammar and basic vocabulary to promote sp eaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing the conve rsational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spa nish. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Labor atory: 1 hr/wk. for each.

Elementary Spanish Review -

SPAN 150 I

Instructor: Mr. Alexander Scott
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
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.

Statistical Methods -

STAT 302 A

Instructor: Dr. Adam F. Childers
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: STAT-202

Catalog Description:

Desriptive statistics, sampling procedures, simulation, estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses, nonparametric methods, regression, and correlation.