Courses

BUAD 142 Personal Finance

This course develops a comprehensive understanding of everyday financial matters such as banking, credit, home finances, planning, investing, and taxes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL M. Hagadorn

BUAD 215 Accounting Principles I

An introduction to the field of accounting and to the development of a broad understanding and use of accounting information. PC applications are utilized. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL G. Shaff

BUAD 225 Accounting Principles II

Continuation of broad understanding of how accounting principles, accounting practices, and financial data assist decision makers. Topics include corporations,analysis of accounting information, and managerial accounting, including cost accounting, planning, and control. PC applications are utilized. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL G. Shaff

BUAD 264 Foundations of Leadership

A broad theoretical and practical overview of leadership concepts and principles. Topics will include, but are not limited to traits of effective leaders, ethics, team development, leadership theory, strategic leadership and conflict resolution. Students will be required to develop and present an original community-based leadership project proposal. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL S. Baker

BUAD 342 Corporate Finance

The principles of asset management, financial structure, and types of securities and their characteristics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL M. Hagadorn

BUAD 348 Production & Operations Mgmt

Basic principles and problems of organizing and operating business facilities including functions, process, responsibilities, and techniques. Substantial computer applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL W. Marilla

CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I

A study of the chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Fundamental concepts of chemical bonding are employed to develop chemical models and to correlate structure-property relationships within and among the various classes of carbon compounds. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL G. Hollis 9:00AM-11:10AM

COMM 101 Intro to Communication Studies

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. 1 Unit

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OL T. Carter

CRWR 317 Sp Topics: Writing a Book

Development of writing skills in a designated genre other than poetry and fiction, building upon introductory creative writing courses. Students will also read and discuss works by notable authors in the genre. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL M. Hill

DGTL 111 Spreadsheets

This course explores the fundamental concepts and provides intensive preparation in the use and application of electronic spreadsheets. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

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OL D. Taylor

EDUC 240 Education Technology

Examination of the appropriate use of digital technologies to effectively design, develop, implement, and assess learning in school settings. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL G. Whitt

EDUC 321 Ped & Curr Prin PK-8 Sci

Examination of elementary and middle school science education curricular and instructional practices. Emphasis is placed on effective approaches to teaching, instructional materials, and student assessment. The course will use a guided inquiry approach to science instruction appropriate for the abilities and interests of children in grades PreK-8. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL G. Whitt

ENGL 220 American Short Story

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts surrounding a focused topic of particular interest to the introductory study of literature. A variety of genres (poetry, prose, and drama, as relevant) will be included. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL M. Almeder

HHP 159 Pilates

1/4 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL R. Rauch

HHP 160 Fitness for Life: Walking

This course is designed to introduce the student to health and physical fitness components related to developing a healthy lifestyle. It will include physical fitness activities, health risk components, assessment, and the development of a personal health and fitness plan. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

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OL J. Ferguson 8:30AM-10:40AM

INQ 120 The Moral of Our Story

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL N. Wisnefske 8:30AM-10:40AM

INQ 240 Statistics & 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

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OL A. 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

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OL M. Fleenor 8:30AM-10:40AM

INQ 260PY Positive Psychology

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: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL E. Whitson 10:50AM-1:00PM

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

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OL H. Zorn 10:50AM-1:00PM

MATH 111 Math Models/Management Science

Theory and application of several mathematical models used in business and social sciences. Topics include matrices, linear programming, functions, limits, and derivatives. May not be taken if credit has been received for Mathematics 112 or higher. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL R. Reakes

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic

This course seeks to develop skills in formulating and evaluating arguments. Topics covered include the nature and types of arguments, patterns of fallacious reasoning, inductive logic, and systems of deductive logic. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL H. Zorn 8:30AM-10:40AM

PSYC 332 Drugs and Behavior

An examination of the mechanisms of actions, uses, effects and abuse liability of range of drugs. Both therapeutic drugs (such as antidepressants and antipsychotics) and recreational drugs (such as alcohol, stimulants and marijuana) will be addressed. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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OL A. Allen 8:30AM-10:40AM

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I

A study of the essentials of Spanish grammar and basic vocabulary to promote speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing the conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spanish. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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OL I. Myers

TESL 320 Education of Diverse Students

Examination of the pedagogical theories, instructional methodologies, and assessment practices relating to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. The course will focus on effective application of learned pedagogical theories and best practices for promoting the academic achievement of English language learners (ELL) with emphasis on second language acquisition and cognitive development. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
OL M. Whitt