Course List

Art, Culture, & Society I -

ARTH 150 A

Instructor: Dr. Jane C. Long
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 231
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

At a time when few people could read, human-made objects were the primary form of mass communication. Students will explore the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the ancient and medieval Mediterranean world (Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe) to discover how the visual arts shaped and reflected the values and concerns of different cultures.

Impressionism & Post-Impress -

ARTH 388 A

Instructor: Dr. James Hargrove
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 240
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ARTH 151 or ARTH 156 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Explores in detail the work of major figures in French art during the second half of the 19th century, including: Monet, Degas, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Cezanne. (1) 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Physiology -

BIOL 305 A

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-210

Catalog Description:

A study of physiological principles in animals. Particular emphasis will be placed on a consideration of how function at the cellular level is integrated through the organ system levels in a variety of vertebrate animal types, with mammals serving as an important example. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Personal Finance -

BUAD 142 A

Instructor: Mr. Richard A. Bond
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 125
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course develops a comprehensive un derstanding of everyday financial matter s such as banking, credit, home finances , planning, investing, and taxes. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk.

Entrepreneurship -

BUAD 210 A

Instructor: Mr. Gregory R. Shaff
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-215

Catalog Description:

A survey of issues involved in starting and owning a small business including forms of ownership, acquisition of financing, marketing and operations concepts, culminating in the preparation of a simp lified business plan. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Information Systems -

BUAD 218 C

Instructor: Dr. Ali A. Nazemi
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-110 or BUAD 215 and 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.

Legal & Labor Foundations -

BUAD 227 B

Instructor: Steve A. Baker, Esq.
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 127
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course will integrate components from Business Law with Human Resource Management. The course is designed to give a foundation in the concepts of Business Law and HRM. Assignments and projects will apply the concepts learned including the selection of an organizational form, applicable legal requirements, hiring process, performance appraisal, and designing a comprehensive HRM plan for a hypothetical business.

Organizational Behavior & Mgmt -

BUAD 254 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Sciarini
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 123
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.

Intermediate Accounting I -

BUAD 315 A

Instructor: Mrs. Sharon C. Gibbs
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-225

Catalog Description:

This course examines the political envi ronment and conceptual foundations, basi c mechanics, and fundamental topics of f inancial reporting. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Production & Operations Mgmt -

BUAD 348 A

Instructor: Dr. Christina D. McCart
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 117
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.

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 114
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.

Web Programming -

CPSC 415 A

Instructor: Mr. Christopher S. Smith
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 363
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CPSC-250

Catalog Description:

Technologies for developing dynamic web sites with emphasis on server-side programming. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Creative Writing-Fiction -

CRWR 215 A

Instructor: Dr. Paul Hanstedt
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 214
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to writing the short story. Students will receive responses to their writing from their peers and from the instructor. Students will also read and discuss works by notable fiction writers. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles, Micro -

ECON 121 B

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
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)

Intro. to Econometrics -

ECON 448 A

Instructor: Dr. Alice L. Kassens
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-321 or 322, and INQ-240, or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the statistical metho ds used in empirical economic research. The objective of the course is to provid e both a working knowledge of econometri c theory and an applied experience throu gh estimating empirical models using eco nometric software. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 C

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 114
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 Math & Sci -

EDUC 320 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-242

Catalog Description:

Examination of the content knowledge, teaching strategies, methods, and theoretical foundations necessary to teaching math and science effectively in the elementary school.

Environment, Ethics & Culture -

ENVI 240 A

Instructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 325
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of conceptions of Nature, the environment, and sustainability drawn from the Humanities. Insights from these traditions will be used to explore contemporary environmental debates. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Geographic Information Systems -

ENVI 270 A

Instructor: Dr. Katherine P. O'Neill
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MASS 139
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the major concepts, methodologies, and theoretical frameworks employed in the social sciences to study human ecological relations. The implications of social organization, whether political or economic, for ecosystems will provide an opportunity to examine the impact of individual and collective decisions. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sp St: Missing Head/Henri IV -

FREN 380 A

Instructor: Dr. David O. Scaer
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 228
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

Study of a special topic, with subject or theme to be determined by the student s and faculty member. Course may be take n more than once. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Tennis -

HHP 101 A

Instructor: Mr. James Buriak
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 216
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Dance-Modern -

HHP 123 A

Instructor: Ms. Sandra Meythaler
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: ALUM GYM
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Fitness for Life: Walking -

HHP 160 B1

Instructor: Staff
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 207
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.

Health Fitness Concepts & Appl -

HHP 207 A

Instructor: Mrs. Cynthia E. Edmunds
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 214
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Catalog Description:

Provides the prospective physical educator with the physiological, psychological and social bases for engaging in regular physical activity. The emphasis of the course will be on understanding and being able to create and apply key concepts of health related fitness and wellness. Students will be expected to develop individualized physical fitness programs, perform physical fitness assesments, develop activities to enhance physical fitness across the lifespan, and be engaged in a regular physical fitness program. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Clinical II -

HHP 212 A

Instructor: Mr. Shawn Urbanek
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 135
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: Admission to the Athletic Training major

Catalog Description:

Clinical experiences designed to provid e students with formal instruction and e valuation in Athletic Training Clinical Proficiencies. Students will work with a n Approved Clinical Instructor throughou t the semester and must complete 10 hour s of clinical experience each week in ad dition to regular class meetings. The fo cus of this clinical will be risk manage ment, pharmacology, nutritional aspects of injury and illness and general medica l conditions. Lecture: 2hrs/wk; clinical 10 hrs/wk.

Coordinated School Health Prgm -

HHP 335 A

Instructor: Dr. Julie Schlegel Maina
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 107
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-221 and 301 or permission

Catalog Description:

This course is designed to guide prospe ctive health educators in conceptualizin g, implementing, and assessing comprehen sive, coordinated school health programs in PreK-12 settings. Included will be c ontent and experiences related to the ei ght component school health program mode l (Allensworth and Kolbe) and special to pics and issues related to implementing effective programs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Africa from 1850 -

HIST 254 A

Instructor: Dr. Jesse W. Bucher
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 125
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)

Historical Methods -

HIST 300 A

Instructor: Dr. M. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BANK 128
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Completion of one 100-level HIST course, sophomore standing

Catalog Description:

This course serves as the introduction to the discipline, examining both the th eory and practice of history. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Issues in British History -

HIST 335 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary G. Gibbs
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HIST-300 or permission

Catalog Description:

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

Global HIV/AIDS -

HNRS 260SO G1

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
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. 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.)

Psychology of Belief -

INQ 110 CC

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 307
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.

Strange Tales From the Bible -

INQ 110 F

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 111
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.

Stories From the World -

INQ 110 S2

Instructor: Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 012
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.

My New Identity -

INQ 110 DD

Instructor: Dr. William J. Tenbrunsel
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 210
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 A2

Instructor: Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 372
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.

Science, Pseudo-Science & Non -

INQ 251 A

Instructor: Dr. Richard Grant
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 263
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.

Media Effects -

INQ 260CO A

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
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.

The Moral Problem of Politics -

INQ 260PS B

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
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.

Science vs Religion? -

INQ 271 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 319
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 from 1500 to the present.

Issues in Education -

INQ 300 I

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 110
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.

Seminal Figures and Issues -

PEAC 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 212
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.

Compara Polit Sys: Latin Amer -

POLI 225 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Latin Am erica, including Central America and the Caribbean. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Denise R. Friedman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
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.

Evolutionary Psychology -

PSYC 280 A

Instructor: Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Why do humans like spicy food and drinking alcohol? Why are younger women attracted to older men? Why would we risk our life to save a total stranger? Evolutionary psychology suggests that a considerable amount of human activity can be explained as evolutionary adaptations. Human beings like other animals on this planet, evolved certain traits preferences, and abilities to deal with their environment. This class will explore the latest research applying evolution to human psychology.

Cognition -

PSYC 340 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 305
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research and theo ry of complex cognitive processes. Topic s covered include memory, cognitive deve lopment, language, thinking, concept for mation, pattern recognition, and problem solving. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res Sem: Evolutionary Psychol -

PSYC 420 B

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 527
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 204 and 205 and a 300 level PSYC course.

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Texts, Rhetoric and Media -

RHET 125 B

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 213
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the common rhetorical principles that are foundational in the fields of Communication Studies, Creative Writing, and Literary Studies. Students will learn the basic rhetorical terminology used in the different fields, and learn to apply them in the critical analysis of a variety of cultural texts from the three points of view.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Data Analysis -

SOCI 252 A

Instructor: Dr. Lane M. Destro
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 106
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-251 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the basic skills invo lved in the descriptive and inferential analysis of social research data, including an introduction to analysis using computer software. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminology -

SOCI 334 A

Instructor: Dr. Kristi L. Hoffman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TRT 207
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200-level SOCI course or permission

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the social causes of cri me and criminal behavior with a focus on drug, property, white collar and violen t crime. Theoretical explanations of cri minal behavior and a critique of selecte d aspects of the American criminal justi ce system are discussed. Programs for cr ime prevention and rehabilitation are ex amined. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Cross Cult Learning: Elem -

TESL 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Maria Stallions
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Examination of the history, meanings, implications and application of various ideologies and beliefs related to multiculturalism as they relate to teaching, learning and communication in PK-6 Elementary Education.

Make-Up for the Stage -

THEA 114 A

Instructor: Mrs. Jennifer Ruhland
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 232
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Lectures on and practical experience wi th the techniques used in stage make-up. Covers the materials and techniques for traditional stage make-up application, 3-D special effects, and prosthetics. Le cture-Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk.