Course List

Animal Biology -

BIOL 280 A

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-120 and 125 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the kingdom Animalia, focusing onphylogeny, taxonomy and structure/function ofrepresentative animal types.

Information Systems -

BUAD 258 B

Instructor: Dr. Ali A. Nazemi
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-215 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. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

App Devpmt in Business -

BUAD 328 A

Instructor: Dr. Pamela S. Galluch
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TREX 166
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-258

Catalog Description:

A comprehensive overview of computer applicationsdevelopment in business using applicationprogramming and application development tools.This course will serve as an elective within theBusiness Administration major and as a requirementin the Business Information Systems concentration.(1)

Business Policy -

BUAD 499 A

Instructor: Dr. W. Kevin Baker
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD- 227, 233, 248, 254, 342, 348 and senior major status

Catalog Description:

The capstone course of the BusinessAdministration curriculum. The students will useStrategic Management as the framework tointegrate and apply the knowledge acquired fromall the coursework in the Business Administrationmajor. The course utilizes lecture, readings,case methodology, simulations, and a majorproject of starting a business entity. Lecture: 3hrs/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: 2013FA
Room: MILL 213
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes study of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniques that function within them. It also examines cultural, symbolic, and perceptual variants and their effects on the communications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Competi, Monopoly & Public Pol -

ECON 257 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-120 or 121

Catalog Description:

An examination of role of the state in adressingcorporate power. Topics emphasizd includescollusion, mergers, technology and intellectualproperty, and the uses of antitrust law andregulation. (1)

Diff Instr for Elem Lang Arts -

EDUC 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-230

Catalog Description:

Examination of educational theory, pedagogicalmethods and issues related to teaching reading,writing, spelling and oral communication in thePreK-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: 2013FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Passing score on VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score,

Catalog Description:

examination of the use of formal and informalassess reading level, diagnose needs, and monitorstudent progress. Through field experiences, dataorganization and analysis will provide informationto plan and implement individualized reading basedinstruction. (Field experience is required).

The Art and History of Film -

ENGL 256 A

Instructor: Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical study of selected films drawn from avariety of periods and national cinemas. Thecourse will focus on the elements of film and howdirectors use these elements to achieve theireffects and make their meanings. Works will beplaced within the history of cinema, allowingattention to how the elements of film art havedeveloped over time. Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory:3hrs/wk.

Advanced Grammar and Style -

ENGL 321 A

Instructor: Dr. Martha Kuchar
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HNRS-105, INQ-110, INQ-120 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the structure of contemporary English grammar. Also explores questions of style and usage. Students analyze and diagram sentences and apply principles of grammar and style to their own and others writing. Designed for English majors and for those preparing to teach language and communication skills. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Tennis -

HHP 101 B

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: BAST 216
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: 2013FA
Room: ALUM 211
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Cont Issues in Sports Mgmt. -

HHP 225 A

Instructor: Dr. John W. Creasy
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: BAST 214
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-221 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of the sports industry through examinationof problems and issues faced by contemporary sportmanagers. Unique characteristics of sport andresulting social and ethical responsibilities ofsport managers are discussed.

United States History -

HIST 200 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Dent
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

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

Sp St: Age of Alexander -

HIST 290 D

Instructor: Dr. Jason Hawke
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 325
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Investigation of a special topic not regularly offered, with the topic determined by the history faculty. May be repeated forcredit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sem: Modern America -

HIST 490 B

Instructor: Dr. Mary J. Henold
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 115
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

A seminar approach to selected topics foradvanced students.

Atlantic Slave Trade -

INQ 110 B

Instructor: Dr. Jesse W. Bucher
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LUCS 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking inhigher education, taking as its starting point afocused topic in a scholarly field. Criticalinquiry will be taught in the context of carefulreading of important intellectual works, as wellas inquiry-based writing assignments. Researchand collaborative skills will also be developedin an integrative setting designed to promote astudent's journey toward a life of criticalinquiry.

Stories From the World -

INQ 110 II1

Instructor: Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 012
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking inhigher education, taking as its starting point afocused topic in a scholarly field. Criticalinquiry will be taught in the context of carefulreading of important intellectual works, as wellas inquiry-based writing assignments. Researchand collaborative skills will also be developedin an integrative setting designed to promote astudent's journey toward a life of criticalinquiry.

Myths of Musical Genius -

INQ 110 JJ

Instructor: Dr. Gordon Marsh
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: OLIN 240
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking inhigher education, taking as its starting point afocused topic in a scholarly field. Criticalinquiry will be taught in the context of carefulreading of important intellectual works, as wellas inquiry-based writing assignments. Researchand collaborative skills will also be developedin an integrative setting designed to promote astudent's journey toward a life of criticalinquiry.

Image/Body/Voice -

INQ 110 R

Instructor: Dr. Virginia R. Stewart
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 013
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking inhigher education, taking as its starting point afocused topic in a scholarly field. Criticalinquiry will be taught in the context of carefulreading of important intellectual works, as wellas inquiry-based writing assignments. Researchand collaborative skills will also be developedin an integrative setting designed to promote astudent's journey toward a life of criticalinquiry.

Finding Ourselves in Folktales -

INQ 110 L2

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LUCS 110
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking inhigher education, taking as its starting point afocused topic in a scholarly field. Criticalinquiry will be taught in the context of carefulreading of important intellectual works, as wellas inquiry-based writing assignments. Researchand collaborative skills will also be developedin an integrative setting designed to promote astudent's journey toward a life of criticalinquiry.

Choosing the Good Life -

INQ 120 B

Instructor: Dr. Bruce L. Partin
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: OLIN 230
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Investigates questions of values, individual andcommunal, from the standpoint of a particularfield of learning. The course will teachreasoning skills through reading, writing and oralcommunication by linking key works with broadertraditions of critical reflections on the goodlife. Students will be encouraged to explore waysin which they can use the course material fortheir own refelections on what it means to livewell.

Mobile Apps -

INQ 241 B

Instructor: Dr. Durell Bouchard
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TREX 363
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 byexploring a problem or issue. Througha focused topic, students gain insight intomathematics or computer science as a mode ofinquiry.

Love, Lust & Limerence-Global -

INQ 260PY G2

Instructor: Dr. Galdino F. Pranzarone
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the socialsciences through an inquiry-focused approach to atopic. The course seeks to develop students'critical thinking skills through the explorationand application of social scientific methods.Individual sections will be taught in aparticular discipline.

Myth, Philosophy & Nature -

INQ 270 C

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective andtheability to use the methodologies of thehumanitiesor the fine arts by exploring a subject drawnfromthe period before 1500.

Does Art Imitate Life? -

INQ 270 A

Instructor: Dr. Jane C. Long
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: OLIN 231
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective andtheability to use the methodologies of thehumanitiesor the fine arts by exploring a subject drawnfromthe period before 1500.

Jonathan Edwards -

INQ 271 I

Instructor: Dr. Gerald R. McDermott
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective andthe ability to use the methodologies of thehumanities or the fine arts by exploring asubject drawn from the period from 1500 to thepresent.

Dear Old Roanoke -

INQ 271 C

Instructor: Dr. Mark F. Miller
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 117
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Develops a sense of historical perspective andthe ability to use the methodologies of thehumanities or the fine arts by exploring asubject drawn from the period from 1500 to thepresent.

Elementary Japanese I -

JAPN 101 A

Instructor: Ms. Yasuko Kumazawa
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LUCS 010
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamentals of Japanese with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Includes oral and written work, cultural material, and selected readings. 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: 2013FA
Room: LUCS 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Basic English proficiency for intermediate English as a Second Language students. Emphasis is on the appropriate use of academic vocabulary, grammatical structures, verbal expression, and cultural inferences. Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Social Philosophy -

PHIL 206 A

Instructor: Dr. Monica L. Vilhauer
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to social-political philosophy. Taking the social nature of human life as its basic premise, this course aims to investigate who we are as political animals, what effect the social order in which we live has upon us, and what type of social order would enable us to achieve our highest human potential. The course considers such issues as: the fit ruler and the just state; the social contract; rights, laws, and duties; individual freedom; equality, diversity, and tolerance; repres

Quantum Mechanics -

PHYS 390 A

Instructor: Dr. Rama Balasubramanian
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TREX 374
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PHYS-202

Catalog Description:

Origins of quantum theory, Schoedinger equation, centrosymmetric potentials, angular momentum, scattering, perturbation theory, and radiation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the science of American andglobal politics with emphasis on concepts,methods, and principles. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sel Top: Trials and Appeals -

POLI 261 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: take poli-101

Catalog Description:

Student research, reports, and discussion on selected problems and themes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 D

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology with emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the department.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Cognition -

PSYC 340 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research and theory of complex cognitive processes. Topics covered include memory, cognitive development, language, thinking, concept formation, pattern recognition, and problem solving. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Research Sem: Soc/Personality -

PSYC 420 B

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIFE 527
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-204 and 205 and either PSYC-315 or PSYC-325

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in personality and/or social psychology. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Social Welfare -

SOCI 241 A

Instructor: Ms. Svetla S. Dimitrova
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TRT 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or permission

Catalog Description:

Analysis of the historical development, structure, and functions of contemporary social welfare agencies. Observation of local agencies. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Social Theory -

SOCI 353 A

Instructor: Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TRT 306
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-252 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the ideas and important contributions of major sociological theorists to the discipline of sociology. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Performance Theory -

THEA 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa C. Warren
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: OLIN 232
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: THEA-150 or permission

Catalog Description:

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