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Subject Course Title Credits CRN # GEF
ADV 201 Advertising and Society
Description: As a social institution, advertising plays a critical role in our daily lives. This course examines the social, economic, and legal aspects of advertising.
3 F4
ADV 215 Principles of Advertising
Description: An introduction to all sides of the advertising field and to the process, quantitative, strategic and aesthetic, by which the sales message is planned, produced and delivered.
3
ARHS 101 Landmarks of Work Art
Description: Introduction to the study of art history from prehistory to the present in which major landmarks of world art and architecture are considered as aesthetic objects, cultural documents and within their socio-historical contexts.
3 F6
BIOL 101 & 103 General Biology & Laboratory
Description: PR or CONC: BIOL 103. Introductory course in biology: cellular, organismal, and population genetics, including reproduction, growth and development, and evolution.
4 F2B
BIOL 102 & 104 General Biology & Laboratory
Description: PR or CONC: BIOL 104. Introductory biology: energetics and physiology of cells, organisms, and populations, including regulation and control of multicellular organisms.
4 F2B
BIOL 105 & 106 Environmental Biology Lecture & Lab
Description: Population growth and human impacts on the environment, including ecosystem destruction, biological diversity, pollution, and global climate change are explored to obtain the concepts necessary to understand complex environmental issues of our time.
4 F2B
BIOL 115 Principles of Biology
Description: An introductory course presenting basic principles of modern biology. This course represents the first in a four-course, integrated sequence required of biology majors. Topics include ecology and evolution, organismal biology, and cellular/molecular biology.
4 F2B
BIOL 117 Introductory Physiology
Description: PR: BIOL 115 or BIOL 101 and BIOL 102 AND BIOL 103 AND BIOL 104. Continuation of BIOL 115. The diversity of reproductive, developmental, functional, and integrative mechanisms in plants and animals.
4 F2B
CDFS 110 Families Across the Lifespan
Description: Explores the physical, psychological, and cognitive developmental changes of individuals who are functioning in family systems that change across the life-span.
3 F4
CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry
Description: PR: Students must obtain a satisfactory score on the placement examination and must register for CHEM 110A and CHEM 110B in the same term. Required for students whose performance on ACT/SAT/placement examination indicates need for introductory work before enrolling in other chemistry courses. Elementary scientific terminology and concepts; simple chemical arithmetic's; chemical symbols, formulae and equations; and mole concepts.
CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry
Description: PR: Satisfactory ACT/SAT or placement exam performance, or grade of C or better in CHEM 110 or (CHEM 110A and CHEM 110B). For students who need more than one year of college chemistry and quantitative relationships on which subsequent chemistry courses are built. (3 hr. lec. 3 hr. lab.) (Students may not receive credit for CHEM 117 and for CHEM 115.) Pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) may differ on regional campuses.
4 F2B
CHEM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
Description: PR: Satisfactory ACT/SAT or placement exam performance, or grade of C or better in CHEM 110 or (CHEM 110A and CHEM 110B). For students who need more than one year of college chemistry and quantitative relationships on which subsequent chemistry courses are built. (3 hr. lec. 3 hr. lab.) (Students may not receive credit for CHEM 117 and for CHEM 115.) Pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) may differ on regional campuses.
4 F2B
CLAS 101 First course- Elementary Level- Latin
Description: Elementary Latin
3 F5
FRCH 101 First course- Elementary Level-French
Description: PR: Appropriate score on the Departmental Placement Test or departmental consent. Introduction to the sound and writing systems of the language, with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing within an authentic cultural context. (Course presumes no prior knowledge of the language.)
3 F5
GER 101 First course- Elementary Level- German
Description: PR: Score of G1 on placement test or no prior study of the language or Consent. Introduction to the German language and German-speaking cultures. This course focuses on the development of cultural knowledge as well as interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communication skills through speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities.
3 F5
ITAL 101 First course- Elementary Level- Italian
Description: Elementary Italian
3 F5
RUSS 101 First course- Elementary Level- Russian
Description: PR: No prior study of the language. Introduction to the sound and writing systems of the language, with emphasis on listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
3 F5
SPAN 101 First course- Elementary Level- Spanish
Description: PR: Score of S1 on placement test or no prior study of the language or departmental consent. Introduction to the sound and writing systems of the language with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing within an authentic cultural context. (Course presumes no prior knowledge of the language.)
3 F5
COMM 103 Presentational Speaking
Description: A laboratory designed to reinforce behavioral speaking skills based on the theory taught in COMM 104.
3
COMM 104 Public Communication
Description: Introduction to principles of communication in the one-to-many context. Emphasis is given to the creation and refutation of arguments.
3 F5
COMM 105 Introduction to the Mass Media
Description: Critical examination of mass media with special emphasis on ways in which social, economic, and psychological factors influence the structure, functions, and effects of the media.
3 F4
CS 101 Intro-Computer Applications
Description: Introduction to spreadsheets and databases for problem-solving in disciplines such as math, science, engineering, business, social sciences, behavioral sciences, and environment: using computer applications to create technical reports and presentations.
4 F2A
DANC 170 Introduction to Dance
Description: Introductory lecture course designed to develop an aesthetic appreciation and understanding of dance as a fine art and its impact on society.
3 F6
ENGL 131 Poetry and Drama
Description: An introduction to the genres.
3 F6
ENGL 132 Short Story and Novel
Description: An introduction to the genres.
3 F6
ENGL 154 African American Literature
Description: A historical introduction and survey from its beginnings to the present.
3 F6
ENGL 156 Literature Native America
Description: A historical survey of Native American prose, poetry, song, and story from the beginning to the present.
3 F6
ENGR 101 Engineering Problem Solving 1
Description: PR or CONC: MATH 154 or MATH 155. Engineering problem solving methodologies and analysis. Use of computers in problem solving, technical report writing, team based project work and presentations.
ENGR 102 Engineering Problem Solving 2
Description: ENGR 101 and (MATH 154 or MATH 155 with a C or higher. Continued development of engineering problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills with emphases on using the computer as a tool and algorithm development with a high-level language such as MATLAB.
ENGR 140 Engineering in History
Description: Impact of engineering on society throughout history. Developments in warfare, architecture, agriculture, manufacturing, communication, transprotation, and their impacts on society.
3 F2A
FILM 101 The Art of Film 1 3 F6
FIS 201 Introduction to Forensics Identification
Description: A survey course in forensic science including overview of the history and components of fingerprint classification systems crime scene analysis, and death investigation. This course is open to non-majors.
3 F2A
FIS 202 Crime Scene Invest Overview
Description: An overview of the crime scene investigation process for the non-examiner. Course topics include: safety, evidence collection, processing, and documentation. Virtual scenarios will serve as teaching aids.
GEOG 102 World Regions
Description: Comparison and relationships of world regions. Geographical perspectives of contemporary global problems. Developing regions contrasted with modernized regions and the consequences of their interactions.
3 F7
GEOG 107 Physical Geography
Description: Introduction to global environmental systems operating on the earth's surface, emphasizing weather and climate, soils, natural vegetation, and geomorphology, and examination of human interaction with these natural processes.
3 F2A
GEOG 108 Human Geography
Description: Introduction to geographical dimension in human behavior and the human altered landscape including social, demographic, economic, and political attributes of societies.
3 F7
GEOL 101 Planet Earth
Description: Composition and structure of the Earth and the physical processes that change Earth's surface. GEOL 102 not required with GEOL 101. (Accompanied by registration in GEOL 102, class meets requirements for 4 hr. credit in a laboratory science in geology.) (Students cannot receive credit for GEOL 101 and GEOL 110 or GEOG 110.)
3 F2A
HIST 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1600
Description: A survey of the major developments in Western civilization beginning with the ancient Mediterranean world and concluding with Reformation Europe.
3 F5
HIST 102 Western Civilization: 1600 to Present
Description: A survey of major developments in Western civilization from 1600 to the present with attention to Europe's emerging industrial society and changing role in world affairs.
3 F5
HIST 152 Growth- American Nation to 1865
Description: Examines the basic political, economic, and social forces in formation and development of the United States before 1865. Emphasis on national development from independence through the Civil War.
3 F5
HIST 153 Making of Modern America
Description: Continues the examination of basic political, economic, and social forces in the development of the United States since the Civil War.
3 F5
HN&F 126 Society and Food 3 F4
HN&F 171 Introduction to Nutrition 3 F2A
HUM 101 Intro-Western Civilization 1
Description: Presents the high points of Greco-Roman and Medieval European civilizations: their art, architecture, philosophy, religion, literature and music.
3 F6
HUM 102 Intro-Western Civilization 2
Description: Presents the art, architecture, philosophy, religion, literature and music of the following periods in Western civilization: the Renaissance, the Age of Classicism and the revolutionary nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
3 F6
JRL 101 Media & Society
Description: Examines the relationship between media, culture and society, with emphasis on the history, structure, and organization of the mass media.
3 F4
MATH 126 College Algebra
Description: PR: Two units of algebra, one unit of geometry, and satisfactory performance on departmental placement examination or successful completion of the pre-college algebra workshop or its equivalent. (This course is not open to students who have credit for MATH 129 or its equivalent.) Review of the real number system and algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, functions, and polynomials. Pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) may differ on regional campuses.
3
MATH 153 Calculus 1a with Precalculus
Description: PR: Satisfactory Performance on departmental placement exam; or satisfy the minimum SAT/ACT Math score. Introduction to limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivative.
4 F3
MATH 154 Calculus 1b with Precalculus
Description: PR: MATH 153 with a minimum grade of C-. Introduction to applications of derivatives, antiderivatives, and definite integrals.
4 F3
MATH 155 Calculus 1
Description: PR: Satisfactory performance on departmental placement test or satisfy the minimum ACT/SAT Math score or (a minimum grade of C- in (MATH 126A or MATH 126B or MATH 126C) and MATH 128) or MATH 129. Introduction to limits, continuity, derivatives, antiderivatives, definite integrals, and applications of the derivative. Not open to students who have earned credit in MATH 153 and/or MATH 154.
4 F3
MATH 156 Calculus 2
Description: PR: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 154 or MATH 155. Techniques of integration, application of the definite integral, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, and infinite series.
4 F3
MUSC 111 Introduction to Music
Description: Introductory course designed to develop an appreciation and understanding of the significance of music as a fine art, and to help the student develop intelligent listening habits.
3 F6
MUSC 113 20th Century American Pop Music
Description: Introduction of history and development of American popular music.
3 F6
MUSC 115 Introduction- History of Jazz
Description: An Introduction to jazz, its characteristics, important performers, and their music, including an historical survey with attention to the changing style of the music.
3 F6
MUSC 116 Music in World Cultures
Description: Examination of music from various cultures (e.g. Native America, South India, Japan, Africa) within their cultural contexts.
3 F6
PHIL 100 Problems of Philosophy
Description: An elementary examination of such philosophical problems as the mind-body problem, the existence of God, freedom and determinism, and the nature of persons and their knowledge.
3 F5
PHIL 130 Current Moral Problems
Description: An examination of current moral problems. Topics include some of the following: abortion, euthanasia, sexism and sexual equality, preferential treatment, animal rights, sexual morality, pornography, economic justice, paternalism, punishment, and nuclear deterrence.
3 F5
PHYS 101 Introductory Physics
Description: PR OR CONC: MATH 128 or MATH 129 or MATH 150 or MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 155 or MATH 156 or a satisfactory score on the QRA exam. The fundamental philosophy and principles of physics are applied to studies of mechanics, sound, heat, and thermodynamics through demonstrations, problems, and experiments. Pre-requisites and/or co-requisites may differ on regional campuses.
4 F2B
PHYS 111 General Physics
Description: PR: MATH 155 with a grade of C or better or (MATH 153 with a grade of C or better and PR or CONC: MATH 154). Survey of classical mechanics, thermodynamics and waves.
4 F2B
POLS 102 Introduction to American Government
Description: General survey of American national government and politics.
3 F4
POLS 103 Global Political Issues
Description: Analysis of issues in post-cold war international politics, ranging from traditional major power diplomacy and intervention to the newer problems of economic interdependence and development, human rights, population pressures on limited resources, and the environment.
3 F7
PR 215 Introduction to Public Relations
Description: Introduces the principles of public relations. Examines the definition and historical development, opportunities and challenges, and techniques and management of public relations.
3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
Description: Survey of general psychology.
3 F4
PSYC 241 Intro to Human Development
Description: PR: PSYC 101. Survey of human psychological development across the life span with emphasis on change in biological, cognitive, and social-emotional processes. Special attention given to theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and practical issues.
3 F4
PSYC 251 Intro to Social Psychology
Description: PR: PSYC 101. Examination of social interaction and behavior from a psychological perspective. Topics include: attraction, social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, social influence and group process, prosocial behavior and aggression, cultural influence, and prejudice.
3 F4
PSYC 281 Intro to Abnormal Psychology
Description: PR: PSYC 101. Introduction to major categories of behavior disorders; etiology, prevention and treatment.
3 F7
RELG 102 Introduction- World Religions
Description: This course explores five of the most widely practiced world religions; Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Students are introduced to the history and basic tenets of each faith.
3 F7
SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology
Description: Basic course intended to develop a perspective about the nature of social processes and the structure of society.
3 F4
SOCA 105 Introduction to Anthropology
Description: Essentials of human evolution and prehistory with a concentration on the varieties of languages and cultures found among peoples of the world.
3 F7
SOCA 221 Families and Society
Description: Historical comparative approach to changing structure and functions of the family institution. Effect of economic, demographic, and cultural changes on relationships, gender roles, marriage, childcare; variations by socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation.
3 F4
SOCA 232 Criminology
Description: Exploration of various theories of criminal behavior; emphasis on a critical study of the criminal justice system and efforts to reform the penal system.
3 F4
STAT 111 Understanding Statistics
Description: Introduction to basic concepts and ideas of statistics. Methodologies and case studies to prepare students to understand the use of statistics in the mass media and professional publications in their major field of study. Not open to students who have earned credit for STAT 211 or STAT 215.
3 F3
THET 101 Introduction to Theater
Description: A survey of the nature and function, the arts and crafts, and major phases in the historical development of the theatre.
3 F6
WDSC 100 Forest Resources in US History
Description: Examines human use of forest resources in America from pre-Colombian times to present. Exploration of factors that impact the use of wood products.
3 F5
WGST 150 Women in Movies
Description: Through viewing popular Hollywood films, we will analyze femininity across the life span. Critical thinking and cultural analysis will be practiced as we study heroines, working girls, motherhood, brides, cheerleaders, and old women on screen.
3 F6