Courses

BIOL 110 Exploring Biology

An intergrated study of a contemporary topic that introduces prospective majors to central themes for success. Each section will focus on a different topic. Topics may vary from year to year. (BIOL 110 is the foundational course before BIOL 180 and 190, usually the Fall Semester of their first year.) (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C J. Ugolino T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

BIOL 190 Exploring Unity in Biology

An investigation of three of six themes central to the field of biology (Information Flow, Matter and Energy Transformation, and Structure/Function Relationships) that lays a foundation of knowledge and skills expected of students who pursue a major and career in biology. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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B D. Jorgensen T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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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A G. Shaff T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

CRWR 216 Creative Writing-Poetry

An introduction to writing poetry. Students will receive responses to their writing from their peers and from the instructor. Students will also read and discuss works by notable poets. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A M. Hill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

EDUC 210 Principles of Education

Examination of the historical, philosphical, political and social principles of American education, including curricular patterns and objectives with emphasis on present-day changes and legal implications for schools and teachers. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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B K. Elmore T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 140 The Modern World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1800 CE to today, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. 1 Unit

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A J. Bucher T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Exploring "Sense of Place"

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
AA2 J. Sienkewicz T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Black Lives Matter

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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B G. Rosenthal T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Finding Kennedy

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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C J. Selby T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Life on the Streets of Paris

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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FF E. Groff T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Strange Tales from the Bible

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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I J. Berenson T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Other People's Stories

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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O3 V. Stewart T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 110 Criminology Goes to the Movies

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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V1 D. Ball T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 120 Communication in Leadership

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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B C. Smith T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 120 Thinking Animals

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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C M. Larson-Harris T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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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C2 R. Reakes T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 260PS Supreme Court

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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A1 T. Peppers T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 270 Ancient Latin America

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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F M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 300 Headline Literature

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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C M. Kuchar T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

INQ 300 Science Reporting

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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K H. Robbins T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese I

A study of the fundamentals of Japanese with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Includes oral and written work, cultural material, and selected readings. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

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A Y. Kumazawa T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology

An overview of the field of psychology w ith emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A D. Nichols T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

RELG 282 Augustine and His Legacy

In this course we read primary texts, discuss and work together orally and in writing on the critical interpretation of the formative Western theology of Augustine of Hippo and investigate its legacy through the time of the Reformation. In the process we reflect on how contemporary thinkers (beginning with ourselves!) appropriate, develop, critique, or extend this classical stance in modern projects of learning, inquiry, practice and/or devotion. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A P. Hinlicky T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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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C D. Sarabia T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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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K D. Flores-Silva T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM