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Recommended Course Offerings – Spring Semester 2015

Art: ART 020. Introduction to Drawing. Introductory experience in making of art through drawing media; designed for non-majors seeking general overview of studio practice.
Section 001 – T 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Art: ART 040. Introduction to Printmaking. Instruction and practice in elementary printmaking and papermaking processes.
Section 001 – R  9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Art: ART 165. Artistic Concepts of Space. A studio course that utilizes lecture and varied media experiences to investigate space as artistic expression.
Section 001 – T R 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Bio-Behavioral Health: BB H 146. Introduction to Health and Human Sexuality. An examination of human sexuality as it relates to health.
Section  001 – T R 4:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Biological Science: BI SC 001. Structure and Function of Organisms. An exploration of how cellular structures and processes contribute to life and how life displays unity even in its diversity.
Section 001 – M W F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Biological Science: BI SC 003. Environmental Science. Kinds of environments; past and present uses and abuses of natural resources; disposal of human wastes; prospects for the future.
Section 010 – T 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM

Communication Arts and Sciences: CAS 100A. Effective Speech. Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.
Section 001 – M W F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Section 002 – M W F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Comparative Literature: CMLIT 108. Myths and Mythologies, World mythology. Myths primarily of non-Western cultures, based on selected areas and traditions around the world.
Section 001 – T R 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Criminal Justice: CRIM 012/SOC 012. Criminology. Explanations and measurement of crime; criminal law; characteristics of criminals and victims; violent, property, white-collar, organized, and sexual crimes.
Section 001 – T R 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Economics: ECON 102. Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy. Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.
Section 001 – M W F 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
section 002 – M W F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Economics: ECON 104. Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy. National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems.
Section 001 – M W F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering. EGEE 102: Energy Conservation for Environmental Protection. Exposure to energy efficiency in day-to-day life to save money and energy, and thereby protect the environment.
Section 001 – T R 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

English: ENGL 050. Introduction to Creative Writing. Practice and criticism in the reading, analysis and composition of fiction, nonfiction and poetry writing.
Section 001 – W 2:55 PM - 5:40 PM

English: ENGL 135. Alternative Voices in American Literature. United States writers from diverse backgrounds offering varying responses to issues such as race, class, gender, and ethnicity.
Section 001  – T R 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

English: ENGL 180. Literature and the Natural World. Literary representations of the natural world, focusing on English language traditions.
Section 001 – W F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

English: ENGL 184. The Short Story. Lectures, discussion, readings in translation, with primary emphasis on major writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Section 001 – T R 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Forensic Science: FRNSC 100. Introduction to Forensic Science. Introduction forensic science.
Section 001 – T R 2:55 PM - 4:10 PM

History: HIST 001. The Western Heritage. A survey of the Western heritage from the ancient Mediterranean world to the dawn of modern Europe.
Section 001 – M W F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

History: HIST 011. World History II. Social, economic, and political evolution of societies and cultures from 1500 to the present.
Section 001 – M W F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

History: HIST 020. American Civilization to 1877. An historical survey of the American experience from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Section 001 – T R 4:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Integrative Arts: INART 116. The Popular Arts in America: The History of Rock and Roll – The 1950s. This course examines the roots, development, and significance of rock and roll music in its first decade.
Section 001 – T R 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Music: MUSIC 004. Film Music. An introductory examination of music's role in Hollywood narrative film from the classic era (1930s and 1940s) to the present.
Section 001 – M W F 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Music: MUSIC 007. Evolution of Jazz. Study of the origins and development of jazz as an art form.
Section 001 – T R 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Political Science: PL SC 001. Introduction to American National Government. Introduction to development and nature of American political culture, constitutional/structural arrangements, electoral/policy processes; sources of conflict and consensus.
Section 001  –T R 2:55 PM - 4:10 PM

Psychology: PSYCH 100. Introductory Psychology. Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications.
Section 001 – M W 4:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Religious Studies: RL ST 001. Introduction to World Religions. An historical and comparative survey of the principal beliefs and practices of the world's major religions.
Section 001 – M W F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Science, Technology, and Society: S T S 100. Science, Technology, and Culture. A survey of the development and culture of science, technology, and medicine in world history.
Section 001 – T R 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Sociology: SOC 005. Social Problems. Current social problems such as economic, racial, and gender inequalities; social deviance and crime; population, environmental, energy, and health problems.
Section 001 – T R 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Sociology: SOC 119. Race and Ethnic Relations. Historical patterns and current status of racial and ethnic groups; inequality, competition, and conflict; social movements; government policy.
Section 001 – T R 9:00 AM - 10:40 AM

 

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