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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
G Dr. Chad T. Morris 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

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A Dr. Durell Bouchard 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

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D Mr. James Buriak 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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B Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman 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

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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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Shannon L. Anderson 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

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G Dr. Melanie E. Trexler 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

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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

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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