Courses

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Marilee A. Ramesh M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. J. Brooks Crozier M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

BIOL 245 Microbiology Lecture Topics

Study of a special topic in biology not regularly offered. (1) Lecture and 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. J. Brooks Crozier M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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 205 or BUAD 215 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH 111. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Mr. William Marilla, Jr. 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 Instructional Method
B Steve A. Baker, Esq. M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

CHEM 118 Gen Chem: Adv Prin & Appl II

The introductory courses in chemistry, suitable for students with strong chemistry and math backgrounds. Topics covered include atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, bonding, reactions, equilibrium, thermodynamics, kinetics, solutions, and acid-base chemistry. Particluar emphasis will be placed on applications of fundamental chemical concepts. (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.
  • Co-requisite: CHEM 118L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. William E. Brenzovich, Jr. M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

CHEM 350 Instrumental Analysis

The theory and practice of the principal methods of instrumental analysis. Areas include electrochemistry, chromatography (GC and LC), spectroscopic methods (UV-Vis, IR, NMR), mass spectrometry, X-ray analysis, and atomic absorption. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • chem-222 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CHEM-222 with a "C-" or higher and CHEM-255. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take CHEM-350L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Richard B. Keithley 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

ENSC 220 Conservation Science

Conservation science focuses on protecting and restoring the world's biological integrity during the sixth mass extinction of life on Earth. The course will involve interdisciplinary and normative study that applies concepts from biology, economics, public policy, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy, to the goal of developing conservation strategies. Because significant biodiversity loss is occurring around the world, caused by diverse driving forces, class sessions will incorporate case studies drawn from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, while labs will allow us to undertake scientific investigation of our local biodiversity and impacts of local conservation efforts. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENSC-101. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Co-Requirement ENSC-220L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
G Dr. Katherine P. O'Neill 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 Instructional Method
B1 Dr. Julie A. Schlegel M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HHP 317 Neuromechanics

This contemporary course draws on the disciplines of neurophysiology and physics to examine typical and atypical movement forms. A special emphasis is placed on exploring how the sensorimotor system plays an active role in this process, particularly its interaction with the physical laws that constrain human movement. References to normal, everyday actions, as well as sport and rehabilitative movement are pervasive. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HHP-201 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Co-requisite: HHP-317L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Matthew P. Rearick 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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Jason Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HNRS 120 True Freedom

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 which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HNRS-110 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Brent A. Adkins M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

INQ 120 The Daily Lives of Nazis

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 Instructional Method
D1 Dr. Adam J. Toth M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
J1 Dr. Thomas J. Carter M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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-1

Offerings

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

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A1 Dr. Anthony D. Cate 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

Offerings

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

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Bryan Parsons M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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 Instructional Method
A Ms. Iris Myers 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 Instructional Method
A Mrs. Christine Stanley M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM