Courses

BIOL 230 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Structure and function of the human body at the cell and organ system levels, covering general cell structure and function, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. (This class has a strictly enforced registration restriction with preference given to declared Health and Human Performance majors. This course may not be used to satisfy the requirements for the BS or BA in Biology and does not satisfy the "200-level BIOL course" prerequisite for 300-level BIOL courses.) (1) Lecture and Laboratory: 6 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL-106 OR BIOL-190 OR BIOL-210 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BIOL-230L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B L. Thibodeaux M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BIOL 235 General Microbiology

The morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and economic importance of representative microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Human health issues such as sexually transmitted diseases and food safety, and plant health issues will be covered. Microbiological aspects of water and soil will also be examined. Emphasis in the laboratory will be placed on proper application of microbiological techniques. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory 3 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-235L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Steinweg M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

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A D. Poli M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BUAD 218 Information Systems

This course explores the fundamental concepts of information systems in modern organizations. The course provides intensive preparation in the most useful applications of computers in business. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-215 and MATH-111 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-111 or MATH-118 or MATH-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A W. Marilla M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BUAD 248 Business Analytics

The objective of the course is for students to develop critical thinking and modeling skills which are essential requirements of the business decision making process. Critical thinking will be practiced through problem identification and solution. Problem solution will require the identification and execution of applicable models and data sets. Thus a main portion of this course will be directed toward determining and finding appropriate data, learning the roles and limitations of different types of modeling tools, and then developing customized models using the appropriate data to solve business problems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-240 OR HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-218 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-111 or higher Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-215 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
C P. Schlosser M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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 C. McCart/M. Hutkin M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BUAD 353 Sales & Sales Management

An in-depth study of the steps associated with the personal selling process as well as the techniques required to motivate and manage a high performance sales force effectively. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-233 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Kutlu M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

BUAD 425 Advanced Accounting

A course focusing on the consolidation of financial statements. In addition, a brief introduction to international, governmental and nonprofit accounting is covered. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-315 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A M. Hagadorn M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 112 General Chemistry II

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

  • CHEM-111 or CHEM-117 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take CHEM-112L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B C. Sarisky M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 420 Advanced Organic Chemistry

An in-depth study of selected topics in organic chemistry, with particular emphasis on physical organic chemistry. (Offered in alternate years.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CHEM-222 with a C- or higher. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Hollis M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

COMM 220 Public Speaking

Study of voice, production, and managem ent in various forms of public address. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-110 or INQ-120 or HNRS-105 or HNRS 110 or HNRS-120. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A N. Martinez-Carrillo M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ECON 247 International Trade & Finance

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 M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 305 Women Writers

A study of literature by women from Sappho to the 20th century, including all genres of writing. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200 LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Hoffman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENST 105 Intro to Environment & Society

This course provides students with an overview of the major concepts, methodologies, and theoretical frameworks employed in the social sciences to study human ecological relations. A primary goal of this course is to highlight the dynamic interplay between society and nature while introducing students to a social science perspective on local and global environmental issues. The implications of social organization, whether political or economic, for ecosystems will surface and provide an opportunity to examine the impact of individual and collective decisions. Another important goal of the course is to use the different theoretical and methodological approaches, as well as the language of the social sciences, to explore broad issues related to environmental justice, critical zone science, and sustainability, connecting the course to the other Introductory courses for the Environmental Studies Program. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A D. Sarabia M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 201 Intermediate French I

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

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B A. Clifton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

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C2 S. Urbanek M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 301 Personal & Community Health

An understanding of the principles and problems of personal, school, and community health as applied to everyday living. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Schlegel M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 130 Early Modern World History

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1400 CE to ca. 1800 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HNRS 260CO Interpersonal Communications

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 exporation 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 J. Jackl M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

I.R. 352 Human Rights Policy

An introduction to the principles of human rights from a comparative policy-making perspective. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-111 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Rubongoya M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 120 Ethics in Communication

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

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F1 A. Turpin M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 120 Happiness and Goodness

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
O H. Zorn M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 120 Film & Ethics

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

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P M. Larson-Harris M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 120 Matters of Life and Death

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

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X R. Hardwig M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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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B1 J. Minton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 250CH Chemistry & Crime

Introduces the methodologies of the natural sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. Students will explore the types of questions that science asks and how it attempts to answer them by defining and classifying information, developing models, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions based upon data. Credit cannot be received for both HNRS-250 and INQ-250 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-250CHL Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Noble M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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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G J. Snow M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 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. (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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C1 S. Wetmore M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 270 Gender & Literature-Global

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period before 1500. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 270 and INQ 270.) (1) Lecture 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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G5 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 271 Rabelais & Early Modern Texts

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period from 1500 to the present. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 271 and INQ 271.) (1) Lecture 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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F D. Scaer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ITAL 102 Elementary Italian II

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

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Chapman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

LATN 102 Elementary Latin II

A study of the fundamentals of Classical Latin, with emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, and translation. Students will also be introduced to the cultural life of ancient Rome. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A J. Hawke M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

MATH 115 Quantitative Biology

This course provides a continuation of the statistics knowledge gained in INQ 240, focused for students intending to pursue a degree in the biological sciences, along with an introduction to calculus and mathematical modeling. Students will learn how to apply appropriate models and statistical tests to a variety of situations and will learn how to research other modes and tests out there to apply to their own research in the future. A focus of the course is using real data from past work done by the biology faculty and students and on reading and understanding the models and statistics found in biological journals. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-240 or HNRS-240. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Rahmoeller M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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.

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A A. Childers M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHIL 390 Sem in Hist of Phil: Nietzsche

This advanced course in philosophy will examine a major figure or movement in the history of philosophy. The course is designed to build on previous philosophical skills, while adding a major research component. Figures and topics might include, Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Stoicism, phenomenology, and pragmatism. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One course in PHIL or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Adkins M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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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A S. Anderson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHYS 270 Math Methods for Physics

This intermediate-level course introduces mathematical topics needed by second year physics majors to be successfully prepared for handling upper-level physics courses. Topics are designed to elucidate applications in physics using vector analysis, coordinate systems, matrix methods, ordinary differential and partial differential equations, Div-Grad-Curl techniques, Infinite series, complex analysis, Fourier and Laplace transforms. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS-201 PHYS-202 MATH-122. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A H. Assi M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PHYS 490 Sr. Seminar: Physics Capstone

Advanced study in selected topics in a seminar format. Scientific presentation skills and review of all areas of physics. (1) 1 Unit

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A D. Robb M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 112 Issues in American Politics

An introduction to the constitutional principles, institutions, functions, and processes of politics and government in the United States. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A J. Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 352 Human Rights Policy

An introduction to the principles of human rights from a comparative policy-making perspective(Cross-listed with I.R. 352) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI 111 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Rubongoya M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 221 Developmental Psychology

An examination of development of the individual across the lifespan (i.e., from conception until death). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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A D. Powell M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 332 Drugs and Behavior

An examination of the mechanisms of actions, uses, effects and abuse liability of range of drugs. Both therapeutic drugs (such as antidepressants and antipsychotics) and recreational drugs (such as alcohol, stimulants and marijuana) will be addressed. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY or PSYC 330. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Allen M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the field of sociology with an emphasis on the study of social groups and how they influence human behavior and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A M. Berntson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 237 Deviant Behavior

An examination of the concept of deviance and the various sociological perspectives on deviant behavior. Sociological, biological, and psychological theories of causation are used to study behaviors such as drug addiction and alcoholism, deviant sexual behavior, and mental illness. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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A K. Richardson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II

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

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C T. Hancock-Parmer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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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D C. Stanley M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
F S. Hord M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 304 Spanish Conversation

Practice in oral self-expression and listening comprehension. (This course is for non-native speakers of Spanish.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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B L. Talbot M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 311 Civilization & Culture: Spain

The civilization and cultural development of Spain. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SPAN-303 OR SPAN-304 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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A C. Kalinoski M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

THEA 101 Fundamentals of Theatre

An introduction to the collaborative art of theatre and dramatic literature through lectures, discussion of basic artistic components involved in the theatrical process, and attending live theatre. (1) 1 Unit

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A N. Barre M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM