Courses

ARTH 222 Archaeology of Death in ANE

This course investigates the range of objects, paintings, and tomb types in ancient Egypt and the ancient Near East. The study of these objects provides us with a window to living traditions and social structures. Material covered will include the Royal tombs of Ur; tomb paintings; and human sacrifice.(1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A L. Warden-Anderson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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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C A. Mulder M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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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B C. Murawski M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ENGL 240 British Literature

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

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A W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

GRMN 101 Elementary German I

A study of the fundamental structures of German, with emphasis on oral proficiency and communication. Includes cultural topics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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B S. Fowler M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HHP 160 Fit for Life: Group Exercise

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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D2 J. Ferguson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HIST 244 History of Ireland

A survey of the history of Ireland from the ancient period to modern times. Our focus will be interdisciplinary, examining politics, religion, economic development, culture, and, of course, the very long Irish relationships with Rome and London. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A G. Gibbs M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HNRS 110 Forensic Science on Trial

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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.) 1 Unit

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D W. Brenzovich M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HNRS 271 Why Hitler?

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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 271 and INQ 271.)(1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A R. Willingham M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 110 Sport, Not Just a Game

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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J M. Berntson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 110 Graphic Novels

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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KK2 K. McGraw M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 240 Here's to Your Health

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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A5 J. Minton M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 260PY The Science of Meditation

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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A2 D. Hilton M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 300 The American Dream

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

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D S. Baker M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian I

These courses build on the foundation established in the Elementary Italian sequence. Basic grammar and vocabulary arereviewed and more complex grammatical structures and advanced vocabulary are introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing good conversational ability, reading comprehension and composition skills. In addition, elements of Italian culture are woven into the curriculum to promote a broader cultural appreciation of Italy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

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B G. Chapman M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

RELG 245 Japanese Religions-Global

This course examines five Japanese religious and philosophical traditions - Shintoism, Shugendo, Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. We will read mythological, philosophical, and literary texts from these traditions such as the Analects of Confucius, the Tao te Ching, Dogen's Shobogenzo, and many others, with special attention given to key concepts, problems in translation, and similarities to or differences from western philosophies. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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G M. Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the field of sociology with an emphasis on the study of social groups and how they influence human behavior and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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D M. Mehrotra M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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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C I. Myers M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
D L. Cline M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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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F J. Banuelos Montes/C. Buriak/S. Hord M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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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D C. Stanley M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

STAT 210 Statistical Methods I

Data collection and experimental design, graphical and numerical methods for describing data, correlation and linear regression, probability models, random variables, the central limit theorem, one and two sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, Chi-Square test, and one-way ANOVA. (1) 1 Unit

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A A. Childers M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

THEA 240 Theatre History I

A study of the history and literature of theatre from its primitive origins to ca. 1700. It covers major developments in production conventions and dramatic literature, with attention given to theatre's connections to society. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A N. Barre M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM