Courses

ACSI 301 Theory of Interest

An introduction to the mathematical theory of interest and preparation for actuary exam FM. Topics include money growth, investment return, annuities, arbitrage, interest rate sensitivity, and immunization. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Roland B. Minton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ARTH 256 Baroque: Popes, Kings & Busin

The 17th century was a period of extraordinary change, when the political, religious, and cultural life of Europe was in upheaval. This class will examine ways that status and power were fashioned, national identity was shaped, Catholics were distinguished from Protestants, and public and private life were defined through the work of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velazquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Jane C. Long 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 Instructional Method
B Dr. Marilee A. Ramesh 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 Instructional Method
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 Instructional Method
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 Instructional Method
A2 Mrs. Cynthia E. Edmunds M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 140 The Modern World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1800 CE to today, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Robert A. Willingham 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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HNRS 240 Statistics in an Online World

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 questions of the perspective. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 240 and INQ 240.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Adam F. Childers M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
J2 Dr. Anita J. Turpin M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
C1 Dr. Chris Lee M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 260PS Human Rights

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 Instructional Method
B Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 260PY Science of Meditation

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 Instructional Method
B Dr. Dane Hilton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 271 Race and Theatre

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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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
L Dr. Nelson Barre 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 Instructional Method
M Mrs. Sharon C. Gibbs M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

INQ 300 African Radio

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 Instructional Method
N Dr. Jesse W. Bucher M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHIL 266 Power, Language, Politics

An examination of contemporary French thinkers, such as Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, and Jacques Derrida. Each of these thinkers represents an important aspect in the development of what has been variously called post-structuralist and postmodernist discourse as it has developed in France since the May 1968 student riots. The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to some important trends in French thought since 1968. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

SOCI 215 Social Movements

Study of the social and political context of social movements. Topics include conditions hindering or facilitating movements, organization, participation and recruitment, framing, tactics and strategies, influence of the state and other movements, and social change. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Marit A. Berntson 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 Instructional Method
B Ms. Iris Myers M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

SPAN 150 Elementary Spanish Review

A one-semester review of the essentials of Spanish grammar and basic vocabulary to promote speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis on developing conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in Spanish. (This course is designed for students who have studied Spanish previously, but lack sufficient preparation to enter Intermediate Spanish 201.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1hr/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Teresa A. Hancock-Parmer 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 Instructional Method
B Mrs. Christine Stanley M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
C Ms. Sarah G. Hord M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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

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Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Alba Arias Alvarez M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM