Courses

BIOL 305 Principles of Physiology

A study of physiological principles in animals. Particular emphasis will be placed on a consideration of how function at the cellular level is integrated through the organ system levels in a variety of vertebrate animal types, with mammals serving as an important example. Lecture: 3 hrs/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.
  • Co-Requirement BIOL-305L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Jorgensen T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B R. Bond T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

BUAD 227 Legal & Labor Foundations

This course will integrate components from Business Law with Human Resource Management. The course is designed to give a foundation in the concepts of Business Law and HRM. Assignments and projects will apply the concepts learned including the selection of an organizational form, applicable legal requirements, hiring process, performance appraisal, and designing a comprehensive HRM plan for a hypothetical business. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Leven T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

BUAD 254 Organizational Behavior & Mgmt

An introductory examination of theoretical principles and practical applications related to managing and leading individuals and groups in the work setting. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Hinchy T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

CJUS 214 The Judicial Process

An exploration of the politics of the A merican judicial system. This includes s uch topics as the structure of courts, s election of judges, actors who participa te in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Peppers T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Hill T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

ECON 121 Principles, Micro

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A E. Nik-Khah T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

ECON 247 International Trade/Financ-Gbl

An analysis of the benefits and costs of trade, the impact of trade barriers and controls, the effects of globalization, and the role of money and capital markets in international commerce. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-122 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G M. Enz T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

EDUC 250 Teaching and Learning

Study of the pedagogical, developmental and cognitive components of teaching and learning in diverse classrooms. Provides a deeper understanding of the learning and behavior of students as well as individual and group differences including special populations such as exceptional, gifted and at-risk learners. With a focus on PreK-12 learners students will be able to explore cognitive and linguistic development evaluate different teaching strategies and assess how well they facilitates and motivate learning. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Stallions T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

ENSC 220 Conservation Science-Global

Conservation science focuses on protecting and restoring the world's biological integrity during the sixth mass extinction of life on Earth. The course will involve interdisciplinary and normative study that applies concepts from biology, economics, public policy, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy, to the goal of developing conservation strategies. Because significant biodiversity loss is occurring around the world, caused by diverse driving forces, class sessions will incorporate case studies drawn from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, while labs will allow us to undertake scientific investigation of our local biodiversity and impacts of local conservation efforts. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENSC-101. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Co-Requirement ENSC-220L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G V. Banschbach T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HHP 141 Fencing

1/4 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A R. Graham T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HHP 160 Fitness for Life: Jogging

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A1 J. Maina T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C3 M. Maina T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B S. Yoo T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HHP 316 Nutrition

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of basic concepts in human nutrition. Topics will include the physiological and biochemical processes involved in nutrient metabolism across all stages of human development and in the contexts of health and disease. Students will examine the rationale for and application of nutrition guidelines and will consider the impact of food choice, including the role of behavioral and sociological aspects of eating, relative to nutrition and nutrient-related diseases in a global context. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL-106 OR BIOL-190 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Simon T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 200 United States History

A broad survey of the forces and structures of American history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Selby T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HNRS 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 which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HNRS-110 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C L. Pysh T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HNRS 300 Liberal Arts Advocacy

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A P. Hanstedt T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

INQ 120 Choosing the Good Life

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
V1 V. Stewart T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
Z W. Marilla T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A3 C. Staniunas T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

POLI 214 The Judicial Process

An exploration of the politics of the American judicial system. This includes such topics as the structure of courts, selection of judges, actors who participate in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. (Cross-listed as CJUS 214). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Peppers T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

POLI 250 Public Policy

An examination of the scope, nature and outcomes of the American public policy decision-making process. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Parsons T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

PSYC 241 Cognitive Psychology

An examination of the research and theory of complex cognitive processes. Topics covered include attention, perception, memory, language, problem solving, and reasoning. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A S. Wetmore T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

PSYC 381 Abnormal Psychology

A study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Hilton T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Osterman T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

RUSS 102 Elementary Russian II

A study of the fundamentals of Russian with emphasis on pronunciation and oral communication. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Munsey T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

SOCI 226 Intimate/Marital/Fam/Relatship

An analysis of intimate, marital, and family interaction patterns in contemporary American society, with a focus on the social institutions and structures that shape them. Topics include courtship and dating, cohabitation, selection of long-term partners and issues related to marital and parent-child relationships. Multiple family structures such as nuclear families, egalitarian marriages, gay and lesbian relationships, single parenting, and stepfamilies are examined. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Hoffman T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM