Course List

Global Storytelling -

ANTH 310 A

Instructor: Dr. Whitney A.M. Leeson
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ANTH-101, INQ-260AN or permission

Catalog Description:

Ethnography is anthropology's hallmark methodology; a dynamic way of seeing and living in the world of the other. This is a project-intensive course examining the ways in which anthropologists conduct ethnographic research and write ethnography. Students will practice a variety of ethnographic fieldwork techniques including, but not limited to, participant observation, field note-taking, interviewing, mapping, photography, and film production. We will examine a few key ethnographic works, several anthropologists? reflections on the practice of ethnography, and a variety of analytic and interpretive approaches to the production of ethnography. This course is an elective in the Sociology major and minor programs. (1)

Sp Top: Egyptian Temples -

ARTH 391 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie A. Warden
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

Selected studies in specialized art history areas may be repeated for credit. (1)

Business Connections -

BUAD 110 C

Instructor: Ms. Arnica W. Mulder
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course is an introduction to the field of business with emphasis on business decision making through use of lectures, discussion and invited speakers. The course also utilizes a focused computerized simuation project designed to integrate all the functional areas of business covered throughout the semester. Students will gain an introductory knowledge of all the functional areas including but not limited to economics, globalization, entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, business analytics and operation, organizational behavior, business law, and human resource management. In addition, students will be exposed to important issues relating to business management, leadership, professinalism and ethics. Other areas of emphasis include team building and technological skills.

Business Connections -

BUAD 110 B

Instructor: Mr. Gregory R. Shaff
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course is an introduction to the field of business with emphasis on business decision making through use of lectures, discussion and invited speakers. The course also utilizes a focused computerized simuation project designed to integrate all the functional areas of business covered throughout the semester. Students will gain an introductory knowledge of all the functional areas including but not limited to economics, globalization, entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, business analytics and operation, organizational behavior, business law, and human resource management. In addition, students will be exposed to important issues relating to business management, leadership, professinalism and ethics. Other areas of emphasis include team building and technological skills.

Personal Finance -

BUAD 142 A

Instructor: Mr. Richard A. Bond
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Student-Managed Fund -

BUAD 322 A

Instructor: Dr. Larry A. Lynch
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-122 and BUAD-225

Catalog Description:

The participants in this class will man age a portion of the Colleges general e ndowment fund by actively managing a por tfolio under the supervision of a facult y member. The fund will be continuously managed, with the course portion being o ffered each (and every) semester. Studen ts earn 1/2 unit per semester. A maximum of two units can be earned toward gradu ation with only one unit counting toward the Finance Concentration. Offered on a pass-fail basis. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

e-Business -

BUAD 338 A

Instructor: Dr. Pamela S. Galluch
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD-218

Catalog Description:

Comprehensive coverage of electronic business and electronic transactions to include electronic marketing and retailing, electronic procurement and payment, cyber security, on-line auctions and shops, and web technologies for virtual communities in a global marketplace.Lecture: 2 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

Law and Society -

CJUS 227 A

Instructor: Mr. G. Michael Pace, Jr.
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Political Science 101.

Catalog Description:

An introduction to legal culture by stu dying the interaction between law, legal systems, and society. The class exposes the student to the theoretical perspect ives used to explain the interplay betwe en law and society found in the literatu re of the social sciences. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk.

Interpersonal Communication -

COMM 260 A

Instructor: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to issues in interperso nal communication, examined from the per spective of communication competence. Us ing scientific concepts and theories, st udents will be asked to become critics o f everyday conversation. Students will a lso use theoretical principles to improv e personal effectiveness, appropriatenes s, and adaptability in conversing with o thers. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Adv Creative Writing -Poetry -

CRWR 316 A

Instructor: Dr. Robert D. Schultz
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125 and CRWR-216

Catalog Description:

Development of writing skills in poetry, building upon introductory creative writing courses. Students will also read and discuss works by notable poets. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 C

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Enz
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems.

Studies in Renaissance Lit. -

ENGL 335 A

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL-240 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

Critical study of selected works from t he Renaissance period. The course may fo cus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors, or form a focused survey of the period. Works will be placed in rel ationship to the literary, social, and h istorical movements of the era and to th e current critical issues surrounding it . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Yoga -

HHP 114 B

Instructor: Ms. Deborah Stevens
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Personal & Community Health -

HHP 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Julie Schlegel Maina
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An understanding of the principles and problems of personal, school, and commun ity health as applied to everyday living . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Victorian America -

HIST 267 A

Instructor: Mrs. Linda Angle Miller
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A social history survey of Americans an d their private lives, 1880-1920. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

The Human Journey -

HNRS 202 B

Instructor: Dr. James Hargrove
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A two-semester humanities sequence focu sing on central themes that have been th e driving forces behind human civilizati on. Required of honors students, normall y in the second year.

Human/Nature Story -

INQ 120 U

Instructor: Dr. Sandee K. McGlaun
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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 I

Instructor: Dr. Bruce L. Partin
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Life & Death in Medical Ethic -

INQ 120 K2

Instructor: Dr. James C. Peterson
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Statistics & Sports Industry -

INQ 240 C

Instructor: Mr. Bryan Snare
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Applying Nonviolence -

INQ 300 K

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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 II -

JAPN 202 A

Instructor: Ms. Yasuko Kumazawa
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: JAPN-201

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 conversational skills to handle situations of everyday life and t o increase the range of personal express ion, inclusion of cultural materials. Th e course will also include materials to foster a more sophisticated understandin g of the philosophical and cultural foun dation of the countr

Diatonic Harmony Lab -

MUSC 251L 1

Instructor: Ms. Cara P. Hubbard
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP

Catalog Description:

Diatonic part writing; melodic harmonization and figured bass realization; basic species counterpoint; introduction totonal theory, harmonic analysis, and composing simple forms. Lecture: 1 hr/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Research Seminar: Neuroscience -

NEUR 430 A

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: NEUR 330 or PSYC 330 or permission.

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in human neuroscience. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

American Political Behavior -

POLI 202 A

Instructor: Dr. Harry L. Wilson
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the political process in the United States, including political parties, interest groups, public opinion , elections, and voting behavior. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk.

Child Development -

PSYC 210 A

Instructor: Dr. Darcey N. Powell
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Behavior and development of the child fr om conception to puberty. Lecture: 3 hrs /wk.

Counseling&Psychotherapy Appr -

PSYC 375 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 and PSYC 230 or PSYC 325.

Catalog Description:

An exploration of several of the most important models of counseling and psychotherapy. Approaches examined will include psychodynamic, Adlerian, person-centered (Rogerian), existential, behavioral, reality, cognitive and cognitive-behavioral, constructivist, and integrative. Videos will show master therapists working with actual clients. Students will learn several criteria for evaluating each theapeutic approach, write analytical responses after viewing each video presentation, and keep an analytical/critical thinking journal on the approaches and examples used. Attention is also given to describing the nature of training and education received by various kinds of helping professionals, the nature and scope of problems and isues dealt with by counselors, and values in the field of counseling and psychotherapy.

Res Sem: Cyberpsychology -

PSYC 420 A

Instructor: Dr. Denise R. Friedman
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.

Research Seminar: Neuroscience -

PSYC 430 A

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: NEUR 330 or permission.

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in human neuroscience. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

New Religions in America -

RELG 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Gerald R. McDermott
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of non-traditional religious co mmunities in America, such as the Mormon s, New Age, Scientology, and Branch Davi dians. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar -

SOCI 454 A

Instructor: Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-353 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 .

Cross Cult Learning: Elem -

TESL 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Maria Stallions
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
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.