Courses

BIOL 300 Aquatic Ecology

Synthesis of biological, chemical, and physical factors and processes in streams and lakes. Field work and laboratory analyses of samples collected. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One 200-level BIOL course Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CHEM-112 OR CHEM-113 OR CHEM-118 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • INQ-240 or HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-115 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take BIOL-300L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement BIOL-300L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Steven L. Powers M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

BUAD 235 Fundamentals of Accounting

This course is a continuation of the study of financial accounting principles and practices and will focus on the analysis and preparation of accounting information. Students wil learn how accounting aids in the development, disclosure, and communication of financial information. Accounting concepts and methods utilizing generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) are discussed, in addition to the accounting cycle for both service and merchandising enterprises. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-205 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mrs. Sharon C. Gibbs M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

BUAD 342 Corporate Finance

The principles of asset management, financial structure, and types of securities and their characteristics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-218 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-122 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-225 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-205 or BUAD-215 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michelle B. Hagadorn M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
B Mr. William Marilla, Jr. M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mr. Matthew Tolan M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
A Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr. M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

CHEM 342 Biochemistry II

A study of the major macromolecules found in biological systems with an emphasis on structure/function relationships, as well as the role of each class in central and secondary metabolic processes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CHEM-341 is a prerequisite for CHEM-342 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take CHEM-342L Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement CHEM-342L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Timothy W. Johann M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

COMM 250 Communication Theory

An introduction to the most important contemporary theories of human communication. This course will explore general issues concerning the nature of theory and communication, the relation between theory and practice, and the influence of culture and gender. Students will critically examine how the communication process contributes to the development of information and meaning, selfhood, interpersonal relationships, social influence, and culture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • COMM-101 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Anita J. Turpin M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

COMM 301 Journalism in Social Media Age

A concentrated study of a topic or issue related to the field of communications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • COMM-250 or by permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Thomas J. Carter M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

CPSC 470 Senior Project

The senior project course is the culmination of the computer science major. It presents students with the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout their education. In the course, students will work in teams to specify, design, implemnet, and test a significant software project using appropriate techniques and tools. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CPSC-350 and CPSC-370. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Anil M. Shende M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ECON 287 Economics and the Environment

This course deals with various approaches to the relationship between economic activity and the environment, with an emphasis on examples drawn from various environmental issues and regions in our globalized world. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-120 or ECON-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ENGL 250 American Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the American tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Martha Kuchar M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Mrs. Stefanie S. Fowler M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
A3 Johanna T. Ferguson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 120 Business 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
AA Steve A. Baker, Esq. M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 120 What to Do With Difference

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
I Dr. Teresa A. Milbrodt M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 250BI How Organisms Evolve

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

  • Take INQ-250BIL Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement INQ-250BIL-2

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. DorothyBelle Poli M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 251 Human Evolution

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
C Dr. Amanda N. Smolinsky M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G1 Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

INQ 271 Henry VIII

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
D Dr. Gary G. Gibbs M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ITAL 202 Intermediate Italian II

These courses build on the foundation established in the Elementary Italian sequence. Basic grammar and vocabulary are reviewed and more complex grammatical structures and advanced vocabulary are introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing good conversational ability, reading comprehension and composition skills. In addition, elements of Italian culture are woven into the curriculum to promote a broader cultural appreciation of Italy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ITAL-102 or the equivalent Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Giuliana F. Chapman M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

MATH 131 Discrete Mathematics

Set theory, number systems, formal logic, functions and relations, and graph theory. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MATH-121 or CPSC-120 or CPSC-150. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Karin R. Saoub M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

PHST 202 Global Health

Health for all has long been a stated goal in global society. The achievement of this goal, however, necessitates a complex understanding of the many social, ecological, economic and political factors that affect the constantly changing health of a given population. Students will come to better understand causative factors associated with communicable and non-communicable diseases worldwide, traditional and new approaches to treatment and health promotion, and best practices for engaging in efforts at improving health outcomes within and between global cultures. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G Prof. Catherine A. Boyd M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
B Dr. Darcey N. Powell M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

RELG 140 Religion At the Movies

This course critically probes the way contemporary film reveal points of tension between religious traditions and the societies in which they are embedded. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
B Dr. Kristin L. Richardson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

SOCI 352 Quantitative Method & Analysis

This course will address the social scientific research process including an examination of research design, sampling and data analysis. Methods addressed include but are not limited to survey research and secondary data analysis. This course includes an introduction to descriptive and inferential analysis of data, including analysis using statistical computer software programs. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-101 or ENST-105 or permission. SOCI-350 is recommended Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Kristen M. Schorpp M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
B Dr. Kristen M. Schorpp M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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
I Ms. Sarah G. Hord M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
J Dr. Teresa A. Hancock-Parmer M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

SPAN 323 Intro to Literature: Span Amer

A study of literary works by major Spanish-American writers from the colonial era through contemporary times with a careful consideration of contexts and an analysis of literary style. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jose F. Banuelos Montes M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

STAT 304 Applied Regression Analysis

Applied statistical methods with emphasis on interpretation of regression models, data analysis, statistical computation, and model building. Specific topics covered include: simple and multiple linear regression, nolinear regression, correlation, use of dummy varables, the diagnoses of residuals, selection of variables, and time series techniques. There will be a signifucant use of statistical software. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • STAT-210 or STAT-220. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Adam F. Childers M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM