Course List

Authority & Resistance -

INQ 120 A

Instructor: Dr. Virginia R. Stewart
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: MILL 012
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.

Running the World Efficiently -

INQ 241 A

Instructor: Dr. Karin R. Saoub
Time: 8:30AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014S2
Room: TREX 362
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.

Biology on a Changing Planet -

INQ 250BI A

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the natural sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. Students will explore the types of questions that science asks and how it attempts to answer them by defining and classifying information, developing models, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions based upon data.

Biol in a Changing Planet Lab -

INQ 250BIL 1

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Time: 1:30PM-3:40PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: LIFE 309

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the natural sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic drawn from one of Western Perspectives, Global Perspectives, or the Natural World. Students will explore the types of questions that science asks and how it attempts to answer them by defining and classifying information, developing models, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions based upon data.

Psychology in the Media -

INQ 260PY A

Instructor: Dr. Denise R. Friedman
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: LIFE 515
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 Quest -

INQ 270 B

Instructor: Ms. Barbara O. Hassell
Time: 1:30PM-3:40PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: LUCS 125
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.

India, Tibet & Enlight-Global -

INQ 270 G

Instructor: Gene Kelly
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: WEST 228
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.

Science Vs Religion? -

INQ 271 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: WEST 216
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.

Global Citizenship -

INQ 300 A

Instructor: Dr. Maria Stallions
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: BAST 300
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.

Headline Literature -

INQ 300 B

Instructor: Dr. Martha Kuchar
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S2
Room: MILL 213
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.