Courses

BIOL 106 Human Biology

An introductory course in which the concepts and course material will be taught through the windows of the human body and modern health. The course is designed to introduce students to the basic models, methods, and theories in the field of biology and will follow the levels of organization of the biological sciences from subatomic particles to cells and tissues to development and evolution. Please note that students who have completed BIOL 105 cannot earn credit for BIOL 106. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL 106L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Frances E. Bosch M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

BUAD 205 Accounting for Decision Making

An introductory course in accounting designed to develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication. This course will cover the basic principles of financial statement development and analysis. Students will learn how accounting is a resource for decision making through the utilization of analytical tools, such as ratio analysis, cost-volume profit analysis, cash and capital budgeting. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D Dr. Michelle B. Hagadorn M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
B Steve A. Baker, Esq. M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

ENSC 361 Sp.Topics: Water and Society

Examination of a special topic concerning the environment from the perspectives of interdisciplinary natural sciences. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take 1 200 level course from subject ENSC Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Chelsea N. Peters M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
B Dr. Julie A. Schlegel M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HHP 201 Motor Control and Learning

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to motor control, development and learning. Considerations for study will include rudimentary neurophysiology (from cells to systems), movement theories, as well as fundamental components of motor control and skill including learning, memory, attention, feedback and practice. Adaptation of human motion to various stimuli and motion analysis will be explored. A strong emphasis will be placed on students understanding the experimental findings and the theoretical frameworks that support the application of movement science within a variety of professional settings. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Matthew P. Rearick M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HHP 226 Strength and Conditioning

This course provides students with a conceptual foundation and applied experience using a variety of sport, fitness, and rehabilitative movements. Students will explore rudimentary biomechanics and will combine this with principles from movement and exercise science. Emphasis is placed on students knowing, demonstrating, and explaining the proper techniques for traditional single and multi-joint movements, functional training movements, and basic dynamic motions. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-201 and HHP-208 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael P. Maina M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HIST 110 Ancient World

This course is a survey of world history from the Mesolithic era to ca. 500 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stella Y. Xu M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HNRS 110 War, Society, and Self

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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 110 Other People's Stories

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
J1 Dr. Anita J. Turpin M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 110 Ghosts and Human Perception

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
M Dr. Thomas J. Carter M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 110 Classical Athens and Us

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
V Dr. Jason Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
A2 Dr. Michael N. Weselcouch M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 260PY The Science of Meditation

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
B1 Dr. Dane Hilton M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 300 What Should We Eat

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
F Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
I Dr. Ned Wisnefske M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

MATH 111 Math Models/Management Science

Theory and application of several mathematical models used in business and social sciences. Topics include matrices, linear programming, functions, limits, and derivatives. May not be taken if credit has been received for Mathematics 112 or higher. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mrs. Claire M. Staniunas M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

PHYS 102 Intro Physics for Life Science

This course provides an overview of topics in physics that are of particular importance to the life and medical sciences. The course is non-calculus based and covers mechanics (units, motion, biomechanics, energy), electricity and magnetism, heat, atomic and nuclear physics, fluids, waves, and instrumentations, all in the context of biological systems. (May not be taken for credit by students who have completed PHYS 201; credit may not be received for both PHYS 102 and PHYS 103.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS-102L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Hiba Assi M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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 Dr. Anthony D. Cate M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I

A study of the essentials of Spanish grammar and basic vocabulary to promote speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing the conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spanish. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Iris Myers M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
A Mrs. Christine Stanley M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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
A Dr. Jose F. Banuelos Montes M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM