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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G Dr. Chad T. Morris M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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 Ms. Lindy Thibodeaux 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-205 or BUAD-215 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-111 or higher Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-218 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Christina D. McCart 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 Mr. William Marilla, Jr. 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.

Offerings

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

BUAD 493 Marketing Capstone

In this capstone course students will integrate the marketing previously learned with their analytical/critical thinking skills to make marketing decisions. A variety of marketing concepts and techniques will be used to develop marketing objectives, strategies and programs. The course will include case studies, evaluation of leading marketing articles, and use of simulations and the development of a formal marketing plan. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-343 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-433 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Ivy Kutlu 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 Dr. Benjamin P. Huddle, Jr. M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II

A study of the chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Fundamental concepts of chemical bonding are employed to develop chemical models and to correlate structure-property relationships within and among the various classes of carbon compounds . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CHEM-221 is a prerequisite for CHEM-222 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take CHEM-222L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr. M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

CHEM 460 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry with an emphasis on bonding and structure. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

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

Offerings

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

CPSC 170 Fundamentals Computer Science

Program design and implementation including inheritance, polymorphism, abstraction, recursion, searching and sorting. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CPSC-120 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Co-Requirement CPSC-170L-1

Offerings

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

ENGL 290 Res Meth & Critical Perspectiv

An introduction to the methods of literary study that engages major debates and issues in the discipline, approaches to the elements and conventions of genre, and a sampling of literary perspectives and their critical applications. Students will learn to integrate their arguments with critical sources, bringing the critics' approaches to bear in the interpretation and appreciation of literary texts. This course will help student develop the skills necessary to produce a well-researched, scholarly essay. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • 1 200 LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENST 210 Environmental History

A survey which explores the relationship between history and the environment, with focus on a specific area of the world, and the connection between a people and its habitat through time. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jesse W. Bucher 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

Offerings

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

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A1 Johanna T. Ferguson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D2 Mr. Shawn Urbanek M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HHP 206 Fundamentals Rhythms & Danc

The development of skill and teaching progressions in rhythmic movement, folk, modern, social, and square and aerobic dance. Lecture-Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael P. Maina 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 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

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

HIST 210 Environmental History

A survey which explores the relationship between history and the environment, with focus on a specific area of the world, and the connection between a people and its habitat through time. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

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

HIST 243 Modern Britain

Emphasis is on the emergence of the modern English nation under the Tudors, the evolution of constitutional and parliamentary government, the development of the British Empire and its role in world affairs in the 19th and 20th centuries. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

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

HNRS 241 Efficiency & Optimization

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. 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 241 and INQ 241.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Karin R. Saoub M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

I.R. 233 International Law

An examination of the nature, structure, functions, and evolution of the international legal system. The impact of international law in the behavior of international actors and the dynamics of the international system will be explored. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Durell Bouchard 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
Q Dr. Hans M. Zorn 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
W Mr. R. Scott Hardwig M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 240 Does Gun Control Save Lives?

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
C2 Dr. Chris Lee 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 Dr. Kristen Noble M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 251 Emerging Diseases

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D Dr. Meg Steinweg M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 260SO Social-Justice-Global

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
G Dr. Kristin L. Richardson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 271 Rabelais

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. David O. Scaer M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

INQ 300 Violence and Religion

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. Melanie E. Trexler 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 Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

LATN 202 Intermediate Latin II

A continuing study of Latin, with emphasis on more complex grammatical structures, vocabulary, and translation. Students will read selected excerpts in Latin as part of an ongoing introduction to the cultural life of ancient Rome. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • LATN-201 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jason 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.

Offerings

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

MATH 121 Calculus I

The analysis of limits, derivatives, integrals and their applications for function of one variable. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121R Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement MATH-121R-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael N. Weselcouch 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.

Offerings

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

MATH 321 Vector Calculus

The analysis of vectors and their operations, triple intergrals, line integrals, vector fields, and surface intergrals. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

PHIL 391 Sem: Deleuze

This advanced course in philosophy will examine a continuing problem in philosophy. The course is designed to build on previous philosophical skills, while adding a major research component. Problems examined might include language, mind, the one and the many, evil, race, and gender. 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Brent A. 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Shannon L. Anderson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
D Dr. Shannon L. Anderson 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Daniel T. Robb M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 233 International Law

An examination of the nature, structure, functions, and evolution of the international legal system. The impact of international law in the behavior of international actors and the dynamics of the international system will be explored. (Cross-listed with I.R. 233). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

PSYC 204 Quantitative Mthd. Psychology

An examination of techniques used by psychologists to measure behavior and to analyze and interpret the data. The course includes an introduction to computer data analysis through a laboratory component. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take PSYC-204L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Travis J. Carter 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Darcey N. Powell M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 381 Abnormal Psychology

A study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. (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. Dane Hilton 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

Offerings

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

SOCI 261 Topic: Health & Social Justice

An examination of special topics in sociology, with topics selected on the basis of faculty and student interest. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Prof. Catherine A. Boyd 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C Dr. Teresa A. 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D Mrs. Christine Stanley M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
F Ms. Sarah G. Hord M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II

A review of the essentials of Spanish grammar with the introduction of advanced structures. Continued development of the four essential skills, and further acquisition of vocabulary. Emphasis on conversational skills to handle situations of everyday life with increased range of personal expression. Inclusion of cultural material. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. for each; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. for each. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Alba Arias Alvarez 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Lynn K. Talbot 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

Offerings

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