Courses

ARTH 151 Art, Culture & Society II

The rise of an increasingly literate urban middle-class leads to great changes in the history of art, starting with the birth of the Renaissance in Italy through to the influence of popular culture in 20th-centruy America. Students will explore the works of major figures in the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from circa 1400-1980 within the context of radical cultural and societal change.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A J. Sienkewicz T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ARTH 343 Early Netherlandish Painting

Robert Campin, Jan van Eyck, and Rogier van der Weyden set the tone for the art of the Netherlands in the fifteenth century. This class will study each artist's oeuvre and how it reflected contemporary concerns, particularly the interrelationship between the historical context, religious life, and social stnading of the artists who made the paintings and the patrons who commissioned and used them. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ARTH -150 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A J. Long T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 10:10AM-11:40AM

BUAD 233 Marketing Management

Principles, practices, and basic theoretical concepts in the field of marketing. Special attention will be given to sustainable business activities. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-110 OR BUAD-215 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-121 OR ECON-122 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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C A. Nazemi T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

BUAD 324 Training & Development

A deeper examination of the training functions in organizations, with particular emphasis on conducting a needs assessment and then designing, developing, cconducting, and evaluating training. Students will conduct a training program as part of the course requirements. Students will also examine development of employees, performance management, and employee relations. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-274 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A J. Hinchy T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

BUAD 325 Intermediate Accounting II

Continuation of Business Administration 315. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-315 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A A. Mulder T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

BUAD 442 Finance Capstone

An in-depth analysis of financial theory, principles, and policies used in managing the firm's capital structure. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-242 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-342 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-232 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A T. Carpenter T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

CLST 231 Language and Literature

Examination of literature for children and adolescents. The course explores oral and written language, visual forms and literary elements, while fostering an appreciation for a wide variety of literature. Students will respond to books critically and creatively. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A L. Murrill T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

COMM 250 Communication Theory

An introduction to the most important contemporary theories of human communication. This course will explore general issues concerning the nature of theory and communication, the relation between theory and practice, and the influence of culture and gender. Students will critically examine how the communication process contributes to the development of information and meaning, selfhood, interpersonal relationships, social influence, and culture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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A A. Turpin T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

COMM 350 Research Methods

Introduction to the principles and basic skills necessary to criticize research literature. In this course students will develop descriptive and experimental studies using data collection, analysis and presentation techniques in communication research. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • COMM-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A J. Jackl T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

CRWR 215 Creative Writing-Fiction

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

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A M. Hill T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

CRWR 412 Senior Seminar

This course draws together students who have previously written and studied poetry, fiction, and perhaps other genres. Discussion will focus on careful reading of significant texts in a variety of genres, periods, and national literatures. In response, students will produce orginal work in their chosen genre, culminating in the completion of the senior writing project. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CRWR-215 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CRWR-216 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CRWR-315, CRWR-316 OR CRWR-317 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CRWR-330 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CRWR-230 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A P. Hanstedt T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ECON 120 Introduction to Economics

A course introducing the student to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, competitive and monopolistic markets, poverty and inequality, national income, and unemployment. (Not open to anyone majoring in Business Administration or Economics, or anyone currently enrolled in or having completed Economics 121 and 122.)(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A G. Fleming T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ECON 461 Economics Seminar

An in-depth investigation of topical iss ues in economics at the advanced theory level. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A E. Nik-Khah T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ENSC 270 Geographic Information Systems

An exploration of techniques for modeling environmental interactions using a specialized database management system known as Geographic Information Systems. GIS is a comprehensive set of tools for analyzing patterns, relationships, and trends across the landscape with applications in natural resource management, conservation biology, regional planning, and risk assessment. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. O'Neill T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ENST 232 Religion and Ecology

This course aims to discover how religious traditions have responded to the natural world through story, theology, and action. We will focus on Indigenous traditions, three Asian Religions (Taoism, Hinduism, and Buddhism) and two Western traditions (Judaism and Christianity). We will explore how these diverse traditions offer both ancient and new perspectives on the ecological crisis and express the hope to reunite us with the earth. Topics will include animals, ecosystems, Climate Change, and sustainability, etc. 1 Unit

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A M. Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

FREN 431 The Renaissance Era

Selections from French literature of the Renaissance, with emphasis on understanding the literary, cultural, and aesthetic trends of the period. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take Fren-202 or higher Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Scaer T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HHP 106 Badminton

1/4 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-160 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A A. Shende T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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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C4 J. Simon T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HHP 208 Exercise Testing&Prescription

This course provides students with comprehensive knowledge and techniques related to exercise testing and program prescription as appropriate for apparently healthy populations. In following accepted guidelines, this course provides students with a foundation of assessment and prescription techniques, including risk stratification, health-related fitness testing and interpretation, client debriefing, behavior theory concepts, exercise programming guidelines, and validity and reliability considerations. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-195 OR HHP-221 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • HHP-208L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Artese T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HHP 325 Exercise Physiology

The course serves as an introduction to the basic principles of exercise physiology, building on foundational knowledge gained through anatomy and physiology, and exercise testing coursework. Through the investigation of challenges to homeostasis brought about by physical activity, exercise and sports participation, students will gain an understanding of acute responses and chronic adaptations of the body brought about by exposure to the stresses of exercise in changing environmental conditions. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-208 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • HHP-325L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A E. Ackley T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HHP 412 Adv Prin & Prac Sport Mgmt

An in-depth analysis of the sport industry with special emphasis given to the sport manager's roles and functions. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the following principles; facilities management, event management, risk management, marketing, finances, sponsorship, communications, compliance and career preparation. This course is designed to integrate key concepts from previous courses while requiring a comprehensive understanding of the industry.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-225 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Mayer T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 209 Intro. to Digital History

The recent growth of digital history is revolutionizing the way that historians research, teach and interpret the past. Since the 1990s historians and computer scientists have worked hand-in-hand to develop new online tools for archiving data mining, and presenting primary sources and engaging with new audiences. This course gives students the opportunity to develop marketplace skills in web development as well as the application of online software and digital tools for conducting and presenting historical research. We also pay attention to the theoretical and methodological issues pertinent to the practice of doing digital history. (1) 1 Unit

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A G. Rosenthal T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 290 Sp Top: American Revolution

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

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D M. Miller T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HNRS 271 Science Fiction

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 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

I.R. 231 International Politics

An examination of the nature of the international political system, the perspectives and behaviors of nation-states, and the role and influence of both intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental actors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Rubongoya T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 110 Everything's an Argument

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 S. Rambo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 120 Theologians Under Hitler

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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D P. Hinlicky T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 120 Do the Right Thing

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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K J. Garrison T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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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P L. Hartman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 120 2050: Ten Billion

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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U L. Pysh T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 120 Learning for Liberation

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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W L. Stoneman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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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B3 R. Reakes T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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

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A G. Khoo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 270 The Black Death

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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A M. Hakkenberg T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 270 Classical Heroes & Heroines

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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C V. Martinez T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 300 Pseudoscience & the Real

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 D. Nichols T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 300 Issues in 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

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L M. Earp T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

INQ 300 Civil Discourse

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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N S. McGlaun T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

MATH 311 Operations Research

This course provides an introduction to Operations Research: a mathematical approach to decision making based on optimization. Topics include the simplex method, sensitivity analysis, duality, transportation problems, and network models. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-201 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A C. Lee T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

POLI 231 International Politics

An examination of the nature of the international political system, the perspectives and behaviors of nation-states, and the role and influence of both intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental actors. (Cross-listed with I.R. 231) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Rubongoya T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

PSYC 410 Research Seminar: Psychology

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-202 OR PSYC-205 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • PSYC-204 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL PSYC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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B D. Findley-Van Nostrand T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

RELG 232 Religion and Ecology

This course aims to discover how religious traditions have responded to the natural world through story, theology, and action. We will focus on Indigenous traditions, three Asian Religions (Taoism, Hinduism, and Buddhism) and two Western traditions (Judaism and Christianity). We will explore how these diverse traditions offer both ancient and new perspectives on the ecological crisis and express the hope to reunite us with the earth. Topics will include animals, ecosystems, Climate Change, and sustainability, etc. 1 Unit

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A M. Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

RUSS 202 Intermed Russian II:Lang&Cult

A comprehensive study of the grammar; i n-depth development of listening, speaki ng, reading and writing skills; cultural component included. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory; 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take RUSS-201; Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A T. Munsey T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 10:10AM-11:40AM

SOCI 334 Criminology

An analysis of the social causes of crime and criminal behavior with a focus on drug, property, white collar and violent crime. Theoretical explanations of criminal behavior and a critique of selected aspects of the American criminal justice system are discussed. Programs for crime prevention and rehabilitation are examined. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-101 OR CJUS-211 OR INQ-260SO Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL SOCI COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A K. Hoffman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 225 Scene Design

Techniques and principles for designing scenery for the stage. Model building iscentral to project work as is basic drafting. Thumbnail and perspective sketching are incorporated in this class. (Extra materials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • THEA-125 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM