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Summer 2017 Recommended Courses


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 105 Environmental Biology 
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.
3 F2A
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
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
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
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.
2
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.
3
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.
GEOL 101 Planet Eart 
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
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 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
POLS 102 Introduction to American Government 
Description: General survey of American national government and politics.
3 F4
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
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
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
 

Spring 2017 Recommended Courses

Subject Course Title Credits CRN # GEF
ARHS 101 Landmarks of World Art 3 18013 F6
COMM 104 Public Communication 3 16380 F5
COMM 105 Introduction to 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 16383 F4
ENGR 101 Engineering Problem Solving 1 2 16384
ENGR 140 Engineering in History 3 15214 F2A
FIS 201 Introduction to Forensic Identification 3 16455 F2A
PR 215 Introduction - 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 18017 F4
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 16386 F4


Fall 2017 Recommended Courses

Subject Course Title Credits CRN # GEF
ARHS 101 Landmarks of World 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 88127 F6
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 86084 F5
ENGR 101 Problem Solving 1
Description: Engineering problem solving methodologies and analysis. Use of computers in problem solving, technical report writing, team based project work and presentations.
2 85156
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 85158 F2A
FIS 201 Introduction to Forensic 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.
3 86083 F2A
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 81042 F4
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 88134 F5
POLS 102 Introduction to American Government
Description: General survey of American national government and politics.�
3 88123 F4
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
Description: Survey of general psychology.
3 86081 F4