Course List

18th Century European Art -

ARTH 266 A

Instructor: Dr. James Hargrove
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course focuses on the major artists, art works, and art historical ideas of Europe between roughly 1700-1789 and covers artistic styles from the late Baroque to Rococo to early Neo-Classicism. Watteau, Fragonard, Canaletto, Hogarth, and Gainsborough are some of the artists studied. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Exploring Biology -

BIOL 110 F

Instructor: Dr. Matthew J. Petersen
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An intergrated study of a contemporary topic that introduces prospective majors to central themes for success. Each section will focus on a different topic. Topics may vary from year to year.(1)

Comparative Animal Physiology -

BIOL 345 C

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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.

Introduc to Global Management -

BUAD 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Michael Hutkin
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the organizational, legal, economic, human and cultural aspe cts of conducting and managing business internationally. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Information Systems -

BUAD 218 B

Instructor: Dr. Pamela S. Galluch
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110 and either MATH-111 or permission.

Catalog Description:

This course explores the fundamental concepts of information systems in modern organizations. The course provides intensive preparation in the most useful applications of computers in business.

Marketing Management -

BUAD 233 A

Instructor: Dr. Elisabeth Gilster Velazquez
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110 & 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.

Employment Law -

BUAD 237 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Sciarini
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the statutory, constitutional, and common law governing the employment relationship. Among topics covered will be the at-will employment doctrine, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, unemployment insurance, employee privacy and workplace freedom, collective action, discrimination in various forms (race, sex, age and disability), harassment, retaliation, wage and hour regulation, family & medical leave, and employee benefits.

Organizational Behavior & Mgmt -

BUAD 254 B

Instructor: Dr. C. Michael Smith
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory examination of theoretic al principles and practical applications related to managing and leading individ uals and groups in the work setting. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

Business Policy -

BUAD 499 A

Instructor: Dr. W. Kevin Baker
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD- 227, 233, 248, 254, 342, 348 and senior major status Take BUAD-499L

Catalog Description:

The capstone course of the Business Administration curriculum. The students will use Strategic Management as the framework to integrate and apply the knowledge acquired from all the coursework in the Business Administration major. The course utilizes lecture, readings, case methodology, simulations, and a major project of starting a business entity. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Lab 3 hrs/wk.

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 C

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes st udy of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniq ues that function within them. It also e xamines cultural, symbolic, and perceptu al variants and their effects on the com munications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles, Micro -

ECON 121 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 C

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Diff Instr for Elem Lang Arts -

EDUC 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-230.

Catalog Description:

Examination of educational theory, pedagogical methods and issues related to teaching reading, writing, spelling and oral communication in the PreK-6 classroom.

Field-Based Reading: Pre K-6 -

EDUC 370 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Passing score on VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-330, and approval. Department approval is required for the course to be taken con

Catalog Description:

examination of the use of formal and informal assess reading level, diagnose needs, and monitor student progress. Through field experiences, data organization and analysis will provide information to plan and implement individualized reading based instruction. (Field experience is required).

Tennis -

HHP 101 B

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Yoga -

HHP 114 A

Instructor: Ms. Deborah Stevens
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Behavioral Perspect. in Sports -

HHP 315 A

Instructor: Dr. John W. Creasy
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

United States History -

HIST 200 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A broad survey of the forces and structures of American history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Africa from 1850 -

HIST 254 A

Instructor: Dr. Jesse W. Bucher
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of Africa's history from 1850 to the present, that focuses on the wide-ranging social, political, and economic changes that took place on the African continent. (1)

Issues in East Asia History -

HIST 380 A

Instructor: Dr. Stella Y. Xu
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HIST-300 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of issues of significance to the field. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Strange Tales From the Bible -

INQ 110 L

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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 Ourselves in Folktales -

INQ 110 B2

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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.

Do the Right Thing? -

INQ 120 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Choosing the Good Life -

INQ 120 D

Instructor: Dr. Bruce L. Partin
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Mobile Apps -

INQ 241 B

Instructor: Dr. Durell Bouchard
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-240, HNRS-240, or a Mathematics or Statistics course; sophomore standing is recommended

Catalog Description:

Further develops the ability to use quantitative, mathematical, and computational reasoning by exploring a problem or issue. Through a focused topic, students gain insight into mathematics or computer science as a mode of inquiry.

Sport & Culture -

INQ 260SO A

Instructor: Dr. David S. Anderson
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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.

Does Art Imitate Life? -

INQ 270 D

Instructor: Dr. Jane C. Long
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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.

US Foreign Policy -

INQ 300 B

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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.

Global Citizenship -

INQ 300 D

Instructor: Dr. Maria Stallions
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
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 Japanese I -

JAPN 201 A

Instructor: Ms. Yasuko Kumazawa
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A review of the essentials of Japanese grammar with the introduction of advance d structures, continued development of t he four essential skills, and further ac quisition of vocabulary. An emphasis wil l be placed on cultural issues and on co nversational skills to handle situations of everyday life and to increase the ra nge of personal expression, inclusion of cultural materials. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk, Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

English As a Second Language I -

LANG 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Alison M. Clifton
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Basic English proficiency for intermedi ate English as a Second Language student s. Emphasis is on the appropriate use of academic vocabulary, grammatical struct ures, verbal expression, and cultural in ferences. Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Seminal Figures and Issues -

PEAC 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PEAC-201 or permission

Catalog Description:

This course aims at deepening our understanding of peace and social justice through a focus on specific thinkers and activists and/or significant historical events and movements.

Sel Topics: Analytical Phil -

PHIL 260 B

Instructor: Dr. Hans M. Zorn
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The study of a particular issue, theme, or philosopher of current interest. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

International Organizations -

POLI 232 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of global, regional, and functional organizations. The nature an d functions of both governmental and non -governmental institutions will be discu ssed. A model United Nations Security Co uncil simulation exercise is an integral course component. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Adolescent Development -

PSYC 322 B

Instructor: Dr. Darcey N. Powell
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

Catalog Description:

An examination of development of the individual from puberty to early adulthood. (1)

Research Seminar: Psychology -

PSYC 410 A

Instructor: Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-202 & PSYC-204; & 1 300 level PSYC course or permission.

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. (1)

Social Theory -

SOCI 350 A

Instructor: Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-201.

Catalog Description:

An examination of enduring influences of social theorists notably Durkheim, Marx, and Weber on the development of sociological knowledge and practice. (1)

Qualitative Methods & Analysis -

SOCI 351 A

Instructor: Dr. Lane M. Destro
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-201 or ANTH-101 or ENVI-250

Catalog Description:

This course will address the social scientific research process including an examination of research ethics, theory, and research design. Methods addressed include and are not limited to field methods (e.g. ethnography and participant observation), intensive interviewing, focus groups, and unobtrusive research methods. (1)

Seminar -

SOCI 454 A

Instructor: Dr. Kristi L. Hoffman
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI 350, 351 and 352 and senior status.

Catalog Description:

A capstone course for the sociology majo r that includes an in-depth review and a nalysis of major themes within sociology .

Performance Theory -

THEA 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa C. Warren
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A course for advanced students focusing on theatrical, dramatic, and performanc e theory in the 20th century in relation to actual stage practice. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk.

Sp Topic: Costume Construction -

THEA 399 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Advanced studies in specialized design, performance, or dramaturgical activitie s. May be repeated for credit. Lecture-L aboratory: hours vary.