Courses

BIOL 480 Capstone Research Experience

This course will serve as a capstone experience for students pursuing the B.S., requiring them to use their mastery of the six themes and four skills that provide the foundation of the biology curriculum to complete a research-based project. Starting with the primary literature, students will develop hypotheses to test, design and execute experiments and/or observations to test hypotheses, collect and analyze data, use the results of their analyses to draw conclusions, and communicate this process in a final paper and presentation.(1)(1) Lecture and Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Leonard D. Pysh M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

CPSC 120 Programming: Robotics

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Durell Bouchard M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

CRWR 315 Adv. Creative Writing-Fiction

Development of writing skills in fiction, building upon introductory creative writing courses. Students will also read and discuss works by notable fiction writ ers. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CRWR-215. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Teresa A. Milbrodt M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

FREN 380 SpSt:Culture & Hist of Quebec

Study of a special topic, with subject or theme to be determined by the student s and faculty member. Course may be take n more than once. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • FREN 202 or Permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Alison M. Clifton M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

HHP 315 Behavioral Perspective HEXS

A study of the behavioral factors related to participation in healthy living, exercise, and sport. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Olzhas Taniyev M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 110 Myths, Rituals, and Gods

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
P Dr. Melanie E. Trexler M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 110 Convicted but Innocent

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
S Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 110 Restorative Justice

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
U Dr. Kristin L. Richardson M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 110 Women's Suffrage

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
X Dr. Mary J. Henold M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

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
A6 Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

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
C Dr. Hiba Assi M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 260SO Adolescent Health

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A2 Prof. Catherine A. Boyd M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

INQ 300 End of the World

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
M Dr. Ned Wisnefske M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

MATH 122 Calculus II

The analysis of integrals, sequences and series, and their applications for functions of one or more variables. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121 or MATH-119 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Margaret L. Rahmoeller M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

PHIL 241 Relig & Philosoph of China

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of East Asia. Topics include the central ideas and practices of these traditions, their historical development, their styles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross-listed with RELG 241). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

PSYC 231 Biological Psychology

An overview of general principles and areas of research of biological psychology. Topics covered include neuronal functioning, how aspects of human behavior are controlled by the brain, and basic research techniques in biological psychology. (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 Dr. Angela A. Allen M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

RELG 241 Relig & Philosoph of China

An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of East Asia. Topics include the central ideas and practices of these traditions, their historical development, their styles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

SOCI 236 Popular Culture

An analysis of popular culture as a reflection of society, a factor in socialization, and an economic institution. Topics include popular music, television and films, comics and cartoons, and sports and games. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Pallavi Raonka M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

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
K Dr. Teresa A. Hancock-Parmer M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

STAT 301 Mathematical Statistics

Probability, discrete and continuous distributions, moments and moment-generating functions, sampling theory and estimation. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Adam F. Childers M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM