Courses

ANTH 240 Race and Human Evolution

The goal of this course is to create a broad understanding of the human existence from a biological standpoint: Where did we come from? How can the physical differences between us be explained? This introduction to the basic concepts of physical/biological anthropology discusses scientific theories of human evolution and biodiversity alongside detailed discussion of the cultural origins of human racial classifications. Topics covered include basic genetic and evolutionary theory, human biological adaptation, primate evolution and behavior, fossil and other evidence of human evolution, the inherent fallacy associated with biologically-driven racial classification, and the history of ?race? as a concept in popular and academic discourse. This course is designed to be accessible to both non-science and science majors. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Chad T. Morris M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ARTH 291 Sp Top: Vikings/Saxons/Monks

Selected studies in specialized art history areas. May be repeated for credit. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Holly R. Silvers M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

BIOL 190 Exploring Unity in Biology

An investigation of three of six themes central to the field of biology (Information Flow, Matter and Energy Transformation, and Structure/Function Relationships) that lays a foundation of knowledge and skills expected of students who pursue a major and career in biology. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Christopher Lassiter M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

COMM 101 Intro to Communication Studies

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes st udy of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniq ues that function within them. It also e xamines cultural, symbolic, and perceptu al variants and their effects on the com munications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Carrie Murawski M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ECON 122 Principles, Macro

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Alison M. Clifton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

GRMN 102 Elementary German II

A study of the fundamental structures of German, with emphasis on oral proficiency and communication. Includes cultural topics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mrs. Stefanie S. Fowler M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

GRMN 202 Intermediate German II

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, and composition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Adam J. Toth M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HHP 160 Fit for Life: Group Exercise

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
D2 Mrs. Cynthia E. Edmunds M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 231 The Reformation

The religious reformations of the 16th century and their environment: political, social, economic, intellectual, and religious. (This course counts toward major credit in the Religion-Philosophy major. History 231 and Religion 212 may not both be taken for credit.) (Cross-listed as RELG 212). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 120 A Good Scare

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
J1 Dr. Laura Garrison M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 120 My Robot, My Frenemy

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
Z1 Dr. Durell Bouchard M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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
B6 Mrs. Jan G. Minton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 241 Game Theory & Decision Making

Further develops the ability to use quantitative, mathematical, and computational reasoning by exploring a problem or issue. Through a focused topic, students gain insight into mathematics or computer science as a mode of inquiry. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 241 and INQ 241.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. David G. Taylor M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 260PY Psychology of Aggression

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
A1 Dr. Danielle Findley-Van Nostrand M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 300 Sport & Society

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Marit A. Berntson M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 300 Making Life Count

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
K Mrs. Sharon C. Gibbs M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic

This course seeks to develop skills in formulating and evaluating arguments. Topics covered include the nature and types of arguments, patterns of fallacious reasoning, inductive logic, and systems of deductive logic. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

POLI 111 Issues in Global Politics

An introduction to issues in global politics that emphasizes diversity of perspectives, membership in multiple communities, and the linkages between local and global. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jonathan Snow M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

RELG 212 The Reformation

The Protestant Reformation of the 16th century and the Roman Catholic reaction. (Religion 212 and History 231 may not both be taken for credit.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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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Section Instructor Time Comments
B Ms. Iris Myers M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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
B Mrs. Christine Stanley M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
C Ms. Sarah G. Hord M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM