Courses

INQ 120 1960's and American Values

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 120 Ethics & Film

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 120 Business Ethics

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
OL Mr. Gregory R. Shaff 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 240 Statistics the Sports Industry

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 240 and INQ-240.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
OL Dr. Adam F. Childers

INQ 250AS Astronomy Controversies

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(Credit cannot be received for both HNRS-250 and INQ-250 from the same discipline.)(1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Matthew C. Fleenor 8:30AM-10:40AM

INQ 250ASL Astronomy Controversies Lab

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Matthew C. Fleenor 12:40PM-3:30PM

INQ 250BI How Organisms Evolve

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS-250 and INQ-250 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take INQ-250BIL Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
OL Dr. DorothyBelle Poli 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 250BIL How Organisms Evolve Lab

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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
OL Dr. DorothyBelle Poli 1:30PM-4:30PM

INQ 250CH Chemistry & Crime

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. Credit cannot be received for both HNRS-250 and INQ-250 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-250CHL Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stephanie Livingston 9:00AM-11:10AM

INQ 250CHL Chemistry & Crime Lab

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.

Requisites

  • INQ-250CH Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Stephanie Livingston 12:00PM-3:00PM

INQ 260CO Media Effects

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jose Cruz 8:30AM-10:40AM

INQ 270 Myth, Philosophy, and Nature

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 270 and INQ 270.) (1) Lecture 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hans M. Zorn 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 271 Cowboys & Indians

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 271 and INQ 271.) (1) Lecture 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Laura Garrison 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 300 Sport in Society

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 300 and INQ 300.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Marit A. Berntson 10:50AM-1:00PM

INQ 300 Politics of Education

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 300 and INQ 300.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
OL Dr. Bryan Parsons