Course List

Exploring Biology -

BIOL 110 B

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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)

Accounting Principles I -

BUAD 215 F

Instructor: Staff
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the field of accounti ng and to the development of a broad und erstanding and use of accounting informa tion. PC applications are utilized. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

Legal & Labor Foundations -

BUAD 227 A

Instructor: Mr. Raymond F. Leven
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Production & Operations Mgmt -

BUAD 348 B

Instructor: Mr. Michael Hutkin
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BUAD 110, MATH 111, INQ 240; 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.

Criminal Law -

CJUS 213 A

Instructor: Mrs. Bridget M. Tainer-Parkins
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the criminal justice system at work in the courtroom setting, emphas izing the relationship between substanti ve criminal law, criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence. Lecture: 3 hrs/w k.

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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, Macro -

ECON 122 C

Instructor: Dr. Alice L. Kassens
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 B

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Racquetball -

HHP 136 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Fencing -

HHP 141 A

Instructor: Mr. Richard G. Graham
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: HHP-160

Fitness for Life: Phys Cond -

HHP 160 C5

Instructor: Mr. Eugene B. Galloway
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
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.

Motor Behavior -

HHP 306 A

Instructor: Dr. Matthew P. Rearick
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-230 and HHP-200 or permission Take HHP-306L

Catalog Description:

An examination of human motion using concepts from motor control, development and learning. Considerations for study will include basic neurophysiology and mechanics, fundamental human movement skills and their adaption to various stimuli, and principles of motion analysis. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Exercise Physiology -

HHP 403 A

Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth A. Holbrook
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 230, BIOL 260 and HHP 207.

Catalog Description:

An examination of the human physiological response to exercise and physical work. Both acute and chronic adaptations are considered. Standard laboratory techniques are introduced and used to examine physiological change under a variety of exercise conditions. 3 hrs/wk.

Age of Alexander the Great -

HIST 213 A

Instructor: Dr. Jason Hawke
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of the Hellenistic Age of Greece, from the fourth century BCE to the rise of Rome in the first century BCE, with an emphasis on political, cultural and intellectual history. (1)

Top in HNRS:Political Economy -

HNRS 301 B

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Concentrated study of a special topic (o r topics) from any division of the Colle ge. Open to honors students or non-honor s students with a cumulative GPA of at l east 3.2.

Other Places -

INQ 110 R

Instructor: Dr. Paul Hanstedt
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Marriage & Family -

INQ 110 D

Instructor: Dr. Kristi L. Hoffman
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Other People's Stories -

INQ 110 V1

Instructor: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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 B3

Instructor: Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Love, Lust & Limerence-Global -

INQ 260PY G2

Instructor: Dr. Galdino F. Pranzarone
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Winning, Money, and the NCAA -

INQ 300 L

Instructor: Mr. S. Page Moir
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
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.

Issues in American Politics -

POLI 112 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to issues related to the constitutional principles, institutions, functions, and processes of politics and government in the Unied States. (1)

Criminal Law -

POLI 213 A

Instructor: Mrs. Bridget M. Tainer-Parkins
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the criminal justice system at work in the courtroom setting, emphas izing the relationship between substanti ve criminal law, criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence. Lecture: 3 hrs/w k.

American Constitutional Law -

POLI 311 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 and one additional course in American politics (201, 202, 205, 270) or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to decision-making in th e Supreme Court and its past and present roles in American government. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Cognitive Psychology -

PSYC 241 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY.

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. (1)

Quantitative Method & Analysis -

SOCI 352 A

Instructor: Dr. Lane M. Destro
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-201 or ENVI-250

Catalog Description:

This course will address the social scientific research process including an examination of research design, sampling and data analysis. Methods addressed include but are not limited to survey research and secondary data analysis. This course includes an introduction to descriptive and inferential analysis of data, including analysis using statistical computer software programs. (1)

Tutoring Writ. Across Curricul -

WRIT 306 A

Instructor: Dr. Sandee K. McGlaun
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-110 or HNRS-105 or HNRS-110 or HNRS-120.

Catalog Description:

A study of writing and tutoring theory and pedagogy that provides the knowledge , skills, and strategies to support one on one and small group tutorials, writin g-based workshops, and research projects in writing issues across the academic d isciples. Enrolled students work as Writ ing Center tutors. Cannot be re-taken fo r credit. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.