Courses

ANTH 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the various theories of excavation and survey techniques, culture change, dating methods, and reconstruction of economic, social and religious practices or prehistoric societies. Case studies focus on both old- and new-world cultures. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 2 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take ANTH-218L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ARTH 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take ARTH-218L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

BUAD 205 Accounting for Decision Making

An introductory course in accounting designed to develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication. This course will cover the basic principles of financial statement development and analysis. Students will learn how accounting is a resource for decision making through the utilization of analytical tools, such as ratio analysis, cost-volume profit analysis, cash and capital budgeting. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Ms. Arnica W. Mulder M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

BUAD 242 Investments

An introduction to security analysis, principles, and problems of investments for individuals and firms; management of the securities by risk and purpose of investors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD 205 or BUAD-215 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. C. Michael Smith M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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 Instructional Method
B Dr. Timothy C. Carpenter M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

BUAD 415 Auditing

A course covering the principles employed in the conduct of a financial statement audit. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-315 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Mr. Gregory R. Shaff M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

BUAD 499 Business Policy

The capstone course of the Business Administration curriculum. The students will use Strategic Management as the framework to integrate and apply the knowledge acquired from all the coursework in the Business Administration major. The course utilizes lecture, readings, case methodology, simulations, and a major project of starting a business entity. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Lab 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BUAD-227 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-233 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-248 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-254 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-342 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BUAD-348 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take BUAD-499L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
B Dr. W. Kevin Baker M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

COMM 202 Mass Communication

A survey of the theories, processes, ef fects, and media of mass communication. The course will focus on issues of conce rn principally to the mass media within the United States, but issues of globali zation will be addressed. Lecture: 3 hrs /wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Jose Cruz M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

CRWR 216 Creative Writing-Poetry

An introduction to writing poetry. Students will receive responses to their writing from their peers and from the instructor. Students will also read and discuss works by notable poets. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Ms. Mary Crockett Hill M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America.(Cross-listed as ANTH 218/ARTH 218). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take HIST-218L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 380 Issues in East Asia History

An examination of issues of significance to the field. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HIST-300 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Stella Y. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HNRS 300 US Immigration Past & Present

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Honors 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. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 300 and INQ 300.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Charlene F. Kalinoski M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

I.R. 222 Comparative Polit Sys: Asia

The government and politics of Japan, China, and Indonesia and ASEAN. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
G Dr. Jonathan Snow M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 110 Image/Body/Voice

Introduces students to critical thinking in higher education, taking as its starting point a focused topic in a scholarly field. Critical inquiry will be taught in the context of careful reading of important intellectual works, as well as inquiry-based writing assignments. Research and collaborative skills will also be developed in an integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 120 Reproductive Politics

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
J4 Carrie Murawski M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 120 The Crossroads of Character

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
K Dr. Melanie Almeder M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 120 Sports & 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 Instructional Method
V2 Dr. Olzhas Taniyev M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 120 Thinking About Art

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
X Ms. Katherine Shortridge M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 260SO Culture & Society

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Kit C. Myers M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 270 Exploration & Discovery-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 Instructional Method
G3 Dr. John G. Selby M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 271 Cultural Difference-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 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 Instructional Method
G2 Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 300 Headline Literature

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 Instructional Method
D Dr. Anita J. Turpin M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

INQ 300 Sport and 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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
J Dr. Marit A. Berntson M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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
B Prof Roger Reakes M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

MATH 491 Math Seminar

Advanced topics in pure and applied mathematics, presentation of math projects,topics in the history of math. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Two of MATH-361, MATH-371, MATH-381. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Karin R. Saoub M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

MUSC 262 Music Hist II:1700 to 1900

A continuation of Music 261, tracing the development of styles and genres in the canon of Western music produced during the eighteenth centuries. 1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-261 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Gordon Marsh M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PHST 420 Community Health Seminar

A capstone course for the public health studies major that includes an in-depth review and analysis of major themes within public health studies. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Kristen M. Schorpp M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
B Dr. Kristen M. Schorpp M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

POLI 222 Comparative Polit Sys: Asia

The government and politics of Japan, China, and Indonesia and ASEAN. (Cross-listed with I.R. 222) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
G Dr. Jonathan Snow M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PSYC 241 Cognitive Psychology

An examination of the research and theory of complex cognitive processes. Topics covered include attention, perception, memory, language, problem solving, and reasoning. (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 Instructional Method
B Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PSYC 410 Res Sem: Social Development

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-202 OR PSYC-205 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • PSYC-204 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL PSYC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
B Dr. Danielle Findley-Van Nostrand M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM