Courses

ANTH 101 Intro to Cultural Anthropology

An introduction to the concepts and methods used by anthropologists to study human societies and cultures. Case studies from primarily non-Western cultures will provide an overview of the culture concept and its relationship to institutions of kinship, marriage, gender, language, race and ethnicity, production, exchange, political organization, magic, religion and the arts. This course is required for the anthropology concentration and is an elective in the Sociology major and minor programs. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G Dr. Chad T. Morris M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

BIOL 205 General Ecology

Ecology is the study of the distributions and abundances of organisms. The course focuses primarily on species/environment interactions, species/species interactions, community dynamics, and ecosystems function. (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 6 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take BIOL 110 or be a declared ENVS major, 180 and 190 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take BIOL-205L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement BIOL-205L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Rachel J. Collins M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

BIOL 315 Genetics

A study of the principles of Mendelian, population, and molecular genetics. (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 6 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • 1 200-LEVEL BIOL COURSE 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 or higher. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Co requisite: BIOL 315L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Leonard D. Pysh M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mr. William Marilla, Jr. M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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 at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D Dr. Kristen Noble M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

CHEM 117 Gen Chem: Adv Prin & Appl I

The introductory courses in chemistry, suitable for students with strong chemistry and math backgrounds. Topics covered include atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, bonding, reactions, equilibrium, thermodynamics, kinetics, solutions, and acid-base chemistry. Particluar emphasis will be placed on applications of fundamental chemical concepts. (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-117L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Steven M. Hughes M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I

A study of the chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Fundamental concepts of chemical bonding are employed to develop chemical models and to correlate structure-property relationships within and among the various classes of carbon compounds. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CHEM-112 or CHEM-118. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take CHEM-221L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Gary Hollis, Jr. M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

CPSC 120 Programming: Computer Science

An introduction to the art of programming through a student-designed software development project. Students will use the programming concepts of variables, expressions, loops, conditionals, functions, and lists to solve programming problems. More importantly, students will develop the high-level skills of algorithmic thinking, problem-solving, debugging, testing, and program design. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Durell Bouchard M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

CPSC 350 Databases and Web Programming

Study of Relational Database Systems, Structured Query Language, designing databases, and Web programming using HTML, CSS and JavaScript at the Web browser enf and PHP, using a database, at the Web server end. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Anil M. Shende M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

FREN 202 Intermediate French II

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

Requisites

  • FREN-201 or equivalent is prerequisite to FREN-202 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Alison M. Clifton M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

GRMN 301 German Composition & Conversa

Practice to improve oral proficiency and writing skills. Vocabulary building through selected readings on cultural topics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • GRMN-202 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Adam J. Toth M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HHP 159 Pilates

1/4 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mrs. Renee L. Rauch M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HHP 160 Fitness for Life: Walking

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
D Mr. James Buriak M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HHP 204 Team Sports

Enables students to understand, demonstrate, and teach team sports including soccer, volleyball, and floor hockey. (1/2) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael P. Maina M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HHP 326 Therapeutic Interventions

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercise for the prevention and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. It will focus on theory, design and implementation of appropriate therapeutic modalities and functional exercise progressions utilized in the rehabilitation process. Students will develop an understanding of the disablement model, learning how to plan, implement, document, and evaluate programs for the rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries of those patients involved with physical activity. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-201 AND HHP-208 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mr. Shawn Urbanek M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HNRS 260PY Psychology in the Media

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. 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 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Darcey N. Powell M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HNRS 300 Advocating for the Arts

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 Dr. Gordon Marsh M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

INQ 110 Science, Myths, Magic, Chaos

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Margaret L. Rahmoeller M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
T Dr. Elizabeth L. Groff M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
W Dr. G S Rosenthal M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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
A5 Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

INQ 251 Science & Pseudoscience

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hiba Assi M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

INQ 260ED How People Learn

Introduces the methodologies of the social sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. The ourse 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

INQ 260PS Global Politics&Globalization

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G3 Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

MATH 121 Calculus I

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

Requisites

  • MATH-121R Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D Dr. Karin R. Saoub M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

MATH 131 Discrete Mathematics

Set theory, number systems, formal logic, functions and relations, and graph theory. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121 or CPSC-120 or CPSC-150. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Chris Lee M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

MATH 201 Linear Algebra

Linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, linear mappings, determinants, quadratic forms, geometric applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hannah Robbins M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PHIL 191 Atheism & Belief

This introductory course in philosophy will examine basic topics in philosophy. The course is designed to teach basic philosophical skills as they relate to the major divisions of philosophy: metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, and aesthetics. The course may be based on a topic, a problem, or a survey of the field. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hans M. Zorn M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Shannon L. Anderson M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PHYS 370 Thermal Physics

Examination of the thermal behavior of systems, equations of state, phase transitions, and elements of continuum and statistical approaches. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS 203 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Daniel T. Robb M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PSYC 354 Evolutionary Psychology

An examination of the human mind as a set of evolved adaptations shaped to address challenges of survival and reproduction, such as avoiding disease and predators, finding a mate, raising children, and living in social groups. The course emphasizes the most current empirical literature connecting evolutionary principles to human psychology. (1) 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 Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PSYC 390 History of Psychology

Examines the major philosophical and scientific trends that led to the establishment of scientific psychology, as well as the early paradigms and systems that helped shape modern psychology. This course also includes a careers component focused on preparing students for entering graduate school and/or the job market. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Three or more PSYC courses or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Christopher Buchholz M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

RELG 130 Living Religions-Global

The major living religions of the world ; their sources, nature, and attempt to deal with certain human problems. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G Dr. Melanie E. Trexler M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

SOCI 335 Global Population Problems

An analysis of population structure and dynamics as influenced by cultural, political, economic, and environmental factors. This course focuses attention to the social determinants of population problems, while exploring their consequences and policy implications for individuals, their societies, and the world. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One 200-level SOCI course or ENST-105 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Daniel Sarabia M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
K Dr. Teresa A. Hancock-Parmer M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
I Ms. Sarah G. Hord M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
J Dr. Alba Arias Alvarez M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

SPAN 410 Medieval/Golden Age Hisp Lit

Close readings of texts by writers from Spain and/or Spanish America. Emphasis on major literary styles of the period: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SPAN-320 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • SPAN-323 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Lynn K. Talbot M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM