Courses

ARTH 296 Globl Cont. Art & Architecture

This course focuses on the major artists, stylistic traditions, and historical ideas of art, architecture, and material culture from 1945 through the present. Beginning with the advent of Abstract Expressionism and progressing through current art and criticism, this course introduces students to art and it's discourses in the contemporary world. Relflecting the increasingly porous and trans-national nature of the contemporary art world this course is global in scope. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
G J. Sienkewicz M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BIOL 260 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

Structure and function of the human body at the cell and organ system levels, covering the endocrine, digestive, respiratory, circulatory, excretory, and reproductive systems. (May be used as one of the two upper-level biology electives fo r the B.S. degree or the one upper-level biology elective for the B.A. degree - see Biology core areas section.) (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 6 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL-230 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take BIOL-260L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B L. Thibodeaux M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BIOL 420 Developmental Biology

An examination of embryonic development at the molecular and cellular levels. Topics will include genetic control of developmental processes,cell-cell signaling, and the molecular basis of differentiation and pattern formation. Examples from vertebrate, invertebrate, and plant systems will be used. (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 6hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL-210 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CHEM-112 OR CHEM-113 OR CHEM-118 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • INQ-240 OR HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-115 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A C. Lassiter M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BUAD 211 Introduc to Global Management

An introduction to the organizational, legal, economic, human and cultural aspects of conducting and managing business internationally. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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G G. Kutlu M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Requisites

  • BUAD-110 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-111 OR HIGHER Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • INQ-240 OR HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C W. Marilla M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I

The introductory course in chemistry. (Appropriate for all science majors,including chemistry, biochemistry, pre-medical, pre-dental, pharmacy and paramedical students.Credit cannot be earned for both CHEM 111 and CHEM 117 or for both CHEM 112 and CHEM 118) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take CHEM-111L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C C. Sarisky M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 350 Instrumental Analysis

The theory and practice of the principal methods of instrumental analysis. Areas include electrochemistry, chromatography (GC and LC), spectroscopic methods (UV-Vis, IR, NMR), mass spectrometry, X-ray analysis, and atomic absorption. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • chem-222
  • CHEM-222 with a "C-" or higher and CHEM-255.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Keithley M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

COMM 260 Interpersonal Communication

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. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • COMM-101 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Jackl M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CPSC 250 Data Structures and Algorithms

The design, implementation, and analysis of data structures and the algorithms associated with them. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CPSC-170 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Sekoni M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ECON 122 Principles, Macro

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. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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C G. Fleming M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 250 American Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the American tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A V. Stewart M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENSC 265 Sp Top: Sustainable Cities

Investigation of a special topic not regularly offered, with the topic determined by the faculty member. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENSC-101 or ENST-103 or ENST-105 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. O'Neill M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 101 Elementary French I

A study of the fundamentals with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Oral and written work. Reading of selected materials. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B E. Groff M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 150 Elementary French Review

A one semester review of the essentials of French grammar and basic vocabulary to promote listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis is on developing conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in French. This course is designed for students who have studied French previously, but lack sufficient preparation to enter French 201. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B A. Clifton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 201 Intermediate French I

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, culture and composition. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B D. Scaer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

GRMN 201 Intermediate German I

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, and composition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B A. Toth M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 160 Fitness for Life: Phys Cond.

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
C4 J. Buriak M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 221 Prof Concepts & Leadership Dev

This course is designed to introduce students to the historical, philosophical, scientific, and professional aspects of health and human performance and to begin to prepare them to be leaders in the profession. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A K. Mayer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 225 Cont Issues in Sport Mgmt.

A study of the sports industry through examination of problems and issues faced by contemporary sport managers. Unique characteristics of sport and resulting social and ethical responsibilities of sport managers are discussed. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-221 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A O. Taniyev M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 315 Behavioral Perspective HEXS

A study of the behavioral factors related to participation in healthy living, exercise, and sport. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-195 or HHP-221 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Maina M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 255 South Africa

A survey of South Africa's history from the colonial period to the present.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A J. Bucher M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 335 Issues in British History

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HIST-300 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HNRS 240 Statistics in an Online World

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 questions of the perspective. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 240 and INQ 240.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Childers M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HNRS 300 What are the Chances?

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Honors 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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 300 and INQ 300.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A D. Taylor M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 110 Sinking & Swimming

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
W J. Rosti M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 110 Myths of Artistic Genius

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Y R. Hardwig M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 120 Ethics in Communication

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
D A. Turpin M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 241 Running the World Efficiently

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. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 241 and INQ 241.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-240, HNRS-240, or a Mathematics or Statistics course; Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • sophomore standing is recommended

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Saoub M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B S. Livingston M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 251 Cloning

Further develops the ability to use the methodologies of the natural sciences by exploring a science topic in depth. The course will be narrowly focused within science while allowing connection to a social, political, ethical, or historical issue. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 251 and INQ 251. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-250 or any lab science Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B D. Poli M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 260BU How Does Technology Impact Us?

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
A1 P. Schlosser M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 260SO Social Justice-Global

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
G2 K. Richardson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 271 Amer. Politics/Musical Theatre

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

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C2 N. Barre M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ITAL 101 Elementary Italian I

A basic course in grammar and syntax, with oral and written work. Reading in preparation for literary and cultural appreciation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

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A G. Chapman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

LATN 101 Elementary Latin I

A study of the fundamentals of classical Latin, with emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, and translation. Students will also be introduced to the cultural life of ancient Rome. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Hawke M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

MATH 115 Quantitative Biology

This course provides a continuation of the statistics knowledge gained in INQ 240, focused for students intending to pursue a degree in the biological sciences, along with an introduction to calculus and mathematical modeling. Students will learn how to apply appropriate models and statistical tests to a variety of situations and will learn how to research other modes and tests out there to apply to their own research in the future. A focus of the course is using real data from past work done by the biology faculty and students and on reading and understanding the models and statistics found in biological journals. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-240 or HNRS-240. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Minton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

MATH 121 Calculus I

The analysis of limits, derivatives, integrals and their applications for function of one variable. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121R

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A C. Lee M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
C R. Minton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

MATH 122 Calculus II

The analysis of integrals, sequences and series, and their applications for functions of one or more variables. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121 or MATH-119 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Rahmoeller M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHIL 111 Cont Issues: Rick and Morty

This introductory course in practical philosophy will examine issues of current relevance such as race, gender, sexual orientation, politics, economics, science, artificial intelligence, and morality. The course is designed to teach basic philosophical skills as they relate to real world problems. May be repeated for credit. (1) 1 Unit

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A B. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHST 201 Hlth & Soc: Intro Publ Health

This course provides an introduction to the field of Public Health. We will survey foundational issues and opportunities to show the breadth of the discipline. You will learn to see the world-and nearly every aspect of human social life-through a new lens, wherein population is related to social sturctures and human behaviors. We will consider the relationship between health and economics, technology, education, race, gender, place, and culture, including an emphasis on social disparities in health. We will place the U.S. health care system within its global context, working to better understand basic models of health care as practiced around the world. You will also learn of the vast opportunities for careers in health, ranging from clinical paths to health administration to health analytics. This course challenges assumptions about what health is and how we approach it, as we engage in the first look at publc health. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B S. Anderson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 111 Issues in Global Politics

An introduction to issues in global politics that emphasizes diversity of perspectives, membership in multiple communities, and the linkages between local and global. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B J. Snow M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 246 Justice, Revolution & Society

A study of the meaning(s) attached to concepts such as justice, revolution, and the good society. Consideration will be given to the ways in which such ideas contribute to interpretations of historical examples of revolution. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI 111 or 112 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 202 Research Methods in Psychology

An examination of the research methods used in the fields of psychology. Topics include introductions to and evaluations of observational, relational and experimental research methods and designs. Ethics and research, communication and research, the development of research ideas and the reliability and validity of research are also examined. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or IN260PY or HNRS 260PY Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B D. Nichols M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 251 Social Psychology

A study of the influence of people on each other's behavior, including social influence and social interaction. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Carter M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

RELG 295 Meth & Theories Stdy of Relg

By comparing early theories of religion, testing classic definitions and concepts, we appreciate and evaluate modern and postmodern methods and theories in religious studies. Along the way we gauge the implications of thinking about religious studies as a distinct subject, but also think reflectively about our role as observers of the world's religions as part of vast landscapes of human experiences and cult. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A M. Trexler M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 201 Social Inequality

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research methods employed in a sociological approach to the study of social inequality. We will explore the many facets and forms of social inequality as well as think about how social inequalities are perpetuated by political, economic, cultural, and other social and structural forces. This course places special emphasis on the development of students' critical thinking skills and ability to apply core concepts and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary forms of social inequality in both local and global contexts. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or HNRS-260SO Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 351 Qualitative Methods & Analysis

This course will address the social scientific research process including an examination of research ethics, theory, and research design. Methods addressed include and are not limited to field methods (e.g. ethnography and participant observation), intensive interviewing, focus groups, and unobtrusive research methods. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-201 or ANTH-101 or ENST-105 or permission of the Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • instructor. SOCI-350 is recommended.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Sarabia M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 150 Elementary Spanish Review

A one-semester review of the essentials of Spanish grammar and basic vocabulary to promote speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spanish. (This course is designed for students who have studied Spanish previously, but lack sufficient preparation to enter Intermediate Spanish 201.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1hr/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C C. Stanley M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
D S. Hord/L. Cline M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I

A review of the essentials of Spanish g rammar with the introduction of advanced structures. Continued development of th e four essential skills, and further acq uisition of vocabulary. Emphasis on conv ersational skills to handle situations o f everyday life with increased range of personal expression. Inclusion of cultur al material. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each ; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C I. Myers M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
I T. Hancock-Parmer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II

A review of the essentials of Spanish grammar with the introduction of advanced structures. Continued development of the four essential skills, and further acquisition of vocabulary. Emphasis on conversational skills to handle situations of everyday life with increased range of personal expression. Inclusion of cultural material. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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B C. Kalinoski M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 320 Intro. to Literature: Spain

A study of literary works by major Spanish writers from medieval through contemporary times with a careful consideration of contexts and analysis of literary style. Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SPAN-303 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • SPAN-304 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Talbot M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM