Intersession 2015 Credit Course Offerings

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Accounting

ACCT-103Introductory Accounting (Formerly ACCT090)

3 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the principles and concepts of financial accounting. This course focuses on bookkeeping and accounting procedures through the accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses, including special journals. This course presumes no previous knowledge of accounting.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
ACCT-103-E1Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Grady L

ACCT-105Financial Accounting (Formerly Principles of Accounting I)

4 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the objectives, principles, assumptions and concepts of financial accounting. It focuses on procedures and practices from the accounting cycle through financial statement presentation with an emphasis on recognizing, valuing, reporting, and disclosing assets, liabilities, and equity. This course presumes no previous accounting knowledge.

Prerequisites
Reading Placement Test score Level 3 or ACCT103 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
ACCT-105-EN5Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Dilcher J

ACCT-106Managerial Accounting (Formerly Principles of Accounting II)

4 Credits

This course introduces students to the concepts and applications of managerial accounting. Students focus on analysis and recording of various manufacturing costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, preparation of financial statements for a manufacturer, creation of static and flexible budgets and reports, evaluation of capital investments, and various costing systems.

Prerequisites
ACCT105 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
ACCT-106-EN5Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Grady L

Biology

BIOL-102Biological Science II

4 Credits

This course explores aspects of life at the macroscopic, whole-organism level. Topics are ecology, taxonomy, a survey of plant and animal life forms, and an examination of major systems for both plants and animals, with emphasis on humans. This course does not meet the curriculum requirements for biology majors.

Prerequisites
Reading Level 3 or READ110 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Math Level 5 or higher or MATH095 (C or better); Writing Level 4 or COMP090 (C or better). BIOL1O1 is recommended but not required.
Additional Fees
$18.00: Science Lab Fees
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
BIOL-102-EN5Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Webb K

BIOL-115Basic Human Anatomy

3 Credits

This course is a study of human anatomy which develops a basic understanding of the structure and function of body organs and systems and their interactions. The topics of nutrition, metabolism, growth and development are also studied.

Prerequisites
Reading Level 3 or higher, or READ110 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Math Level 5 or higher, or MATH095 (C or better)
Writing Level 4 or higher, or COMP090 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
BIOL-115-E1Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Afshar A
BIOL-115-EN5Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Webb K

BIOL-181Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4 Credits

This course introduces the study of the human body and the basic structure of cells, tissues, and organs. The structure and function of the integumentary, muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems are also examined.

Prerequisites
CHEM101 (C or better) or CHEM121 (C or better) or recent High School Chemistry (C or better) and approval by the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Additional Fees
$30.00: Science Lab Fees
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
BIOL-181-EN5Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Sullivan S

BIOL-182Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4 Credits

This course, a continuation of Human Anatomy and Physiology I, studies the structure and function of the cardiovascular, digestive, endocrine, excretory, nervous, reproductive, and respiratory systems.

Prerequisites
BIOL181 (C or better)
Additional Fees
$21.00: Science Lab Fees
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
BIOL-182-EN5Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Sullivan S

Communication Studies

COMM-105Interpersonal Communication

3 Credits

This introductory communication skills course helps students develop competencies in social and professional communication. Students engage in activities and assignments that focus on interactions in the workplace as well as in other social contexts.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
COMM-105-E1Orientation via online chat: 12/22/14, 4:00pm; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Queeney S

COMM-110Effective Speaking

3 Credits

This course helps students build confidence in preparing and delivering informative and persuasive speeches. Topics include subject selection, audience analysis, research, organization, and use of voice and body in speech delivery.

Prerequisites
Writing Placement Test score of 6 or better or COMP107 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
COMM-110-E1Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Srinivasan M
COMM-110-E2Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Quinn J
COMM-110-EN5Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Altemose R

Composition/Writing

COMP-111English Composition II

3 Credits

In this continuation of English Composition I, students write several analytical essays assigned in conjunction with classroom study of at least three genres of literature, including drama, poetry, and short fiction. After sequenced instruction in research techniques, students write an argumentative and scholarly research paper.

Prerequisites
COMP110 (C or better) or Permission of the Department of Language and Literature
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
COMP-111-EN1Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Barber K

COMP-115Creative Writing I

3 Credits

This course is a seminar-type exploration of creative writing techniques with emphasis on writing and criticism of student writing. Work from literary tradition will be studied as models and inspiration for the students' own literary efforts. Assignments will enable students to express and develop their creative skills.

Prerequisites
COMP110 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Language and Literature, based on the writing samples
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
COMP-115-EN1Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Freeman J

Computer Information Science

CISC-100Introduction to Computers

3 Credits

A hands-on course for non-majors dealing with personal computers in a wide variety of settings. Topics include: basic computer concepts, operating systems, the Internet, email, and the use of computer applications, including word processors, spreadsheets, graphics, and the impact of computers on society.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
CISC-100-EN5Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Geoghan D

CISC-110Introduction to Information Systems

3 Credits

This course provides an overview of business information systems. Topics include hardware and software fundamentals, use of software packages, effective use of networks, Internet, and other communication tools, the design of management information systems, as well as the ethical use of computers in business and society. Hands-on experience is provided.

Prerequisites
Reading Placement Test score of 41 or above, or Level 3
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
CISC-110-EN5Orientation is online, Uses Canvas and MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Fritz J

Economics

ECON-111Principles of Economics - Macro

3 Credits

An introduction to the basic principles of economics, with emphasis upon macroeconomic theory and analysis. Among topics considered are the scope and nature of economics, ideology and structure of the American economy, national income and employment theory, business fluctuations, money and banking, fiscal and monetary policies, and economic growth.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
ECON-111-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Beem C

ECON-112Principles of Economics - Micro

3 Credits

Students study basic economic principles with particular emphasis upon microeconomic theory and problems. Among topics considered are the economics of the firm, the price system and resource allocation, the distribution of income, domestic economic problems, international trade, economic development and comparative economic systems.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
ECON-112-E2Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Beem C

Health Education

HLTH-103Life and Health

3 Credits

An introduction to perplexing personal and social health problems IN contemporary society. This course provides opinions, data, and facts that help the student investigate these problems. A synthesis of knowledge is presented from a variety of disciplines, such as, medicine, psychology, physiology, sociology, sexology, and child development.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HLTH-103-E1Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Sullivan L
HLTH-103-E2Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Stroffolino J
HLTH-103-E3Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Bhaya D
HLTH-103-E4Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Harris K
HLTH-103-E5Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Bradley T
HLTH-103-EN7Orientation via online chat: 10/26/14, 8:00am; Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Robinson L

HLTH-120Nutrition

3 Credits

This course is an introduction to nutrition as a health science that examines the nutrients essential to human life. The metabolic action, requirements, and food sources of the nutrients are studied. Needs and behavior patterns in children and adults are used to illustrate the relationship between diet and health.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HLTH-120-E1Orientation via online chat: 12/22/14, 6:00pm; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Bradshaw W
HLTH-120-E2Orientation is online, Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Coyne S
HLTH-120-EN1Orientation via online chat: 10/20/14, 6:00pm; Uses Canvas and MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Bradshaw W

HLTH-200Introduction to Women's Health Issues

3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the personal and social concerns of women’s past and present health trends. Emphasis will be placed on the historical perspective of women’s health, as well as exploration of physiological and spiritual barriers to women\'s health. As in all health classes, the holistic model of wellness will be examined to ascertain the future of women’s health.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HLTH-200-E1Orientation via online chat: 12/21/14, 8:30am; Uses Canvas and publisher websiteOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Robinson L

History/Historic Preservation

HIST-151U.S. History: Young America

3 Credits

This course is a survey of the United States from the background of independence until the end of the Reconstruction Era. Students explore the social, cultural, economic, and political dynamics of America’s agrarian age.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HIST-151-E1Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Gross-Dorf S
HIST-151-EN5Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Totten J

HIST-152U.S. History: Modern America

3 Credits

This course is a survey of the Industrial Age until the end of the Vietnam War and beyond. Students explore the social, cultural, economic, and political dynamics of America’s industrial development and position as a world power.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HIST-152-E2Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Totten J

HIST-17220th Century America

3 Credits

This course is a survey of the American experience from pre-World War I to the present. Students explore the dynamics of America’s social, cultural, economic, and political life as the United States reaches maturity as a world power.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
HIST-172-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Sutton M

Law

LAWS-205Paralegal Trial Procedure and Practices

3 Credits

Using a realistic case file, the student works through the intense trial advocacy process from conceptualizing the trial including strategy and tactics, preparing a trial notebook, filing pretrial motions, and performing exercises exploring procedural and evidentiary issues.

Prerequisites
LAWS100 (C or better) and LAWS140 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
LAWS-205-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Costello H

Literature

LITR-232American Literature from 1865

3 Credits

This course surveys the development of American Literature from Whitman to the present, with emphasis upon thorough acquaintance with the work of the significant writers of the period, including women and minorities, in their historical and cultural context.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
LITR-232-NE1Face-To-Face

College Without Walls

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015
Days / Times TBA
ELRN N/A

Bruck S

LITR-277Introduction to Short Fiction

3 Credits

This course explores the short story and novella as meaningful literary forms, with emphasis on structure and technique. Lectures and classroom discussions are reinforced by examinations, critical essays, and exercises in critical analysis.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
LITR-277-E1Online

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Freeman J

Management

MGMT-100Introduction to Business

3 Credits

This course examines the social, legal, ethical, economic and political interactions of business and society in the United States and internationally. Business and non-business majors learn about the relationship and impact of business to society in which they are citizens, consumers, and producers.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MGMT-100-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Luce G

MGMT-110Small Business Management

3 Credits

This course reviews considerations faced by an individual planning to establish and manage a small business venture in today’s complex business environment. It includes a review of legal forms of ownership, financial planning and resources, considerations of management, operations and control, ethical issues, and the importance of social responsibility.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MGMT-110-E2Online

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Dunn C

MGMT-130Business Law

3 Credits

This course examines the fundamentals of Business Law, the legal process and environment within which individuals and business operate, and the relationship of law, business, and the individual. Topics include the basic elements of a contract, the Uniform Commercial Code, and provision on sales and negotiable instruments.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MGMT-130-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Simcox C

MGMT-180Legal Environment of Business

3 Credits

This course examines the various classifications of the law and the rights and responsibilities imposed on the business community by our legal system. It introduces students to the evolutionary process of the legal system and its impact on the individual, business environment, and upon society as a whole.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MGMT-180-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Costello H

MGMT-230Principles of Management

3 Credits

This course presents the principles, techniques, and concepts needed for managerial analysis and decision making. It highlights the effective management of planning, organizing, influencing, and controlling related to the internal and external environment and issues of ethics and social responsibility. It emphasizes a variety of communication skills.

Prerequisites
MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MGMT-230-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Sell K

Marketing

MKTG-100Principle of Marketing

3 Credits

This course examines the major elements in the marketing mix, including product planning, pricing, channel and logistics of dispersion, and promotion. It reviews consumer demand, as well as principles, functions, and the basic problems and opportunities that exist in the world of marketing.

Prerequisites
MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MKTG-100-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Imber B

Mathematics

MATH-089Fast Track Mathematics

1 Credit

This course reviews various mathematical concepts from Pre-Algebra through Pre-Calculus. After taking the math placement test, students work with math software to strengthen their mathematical knowledge and potentially increase their placement score through the software, leading to continue with other courses within a program of study earlier.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-089-E1Orientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Termine J
MATH-089-ENMOrientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

December 08, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Termine J

MATH-095Basic Algebra

3 Credits

This is an introductory course in Algebra. Topics include operations with numerical and algebraic expressions, including rational and radical expressions, factoring, and graphing. Study skills are also emphasized.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test score of 3 or MATH090 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-095-EN5Orientation is online; Uses Canvas and MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Magliaro W

MATH-101Mathematical Concepts I

3 Credits

This course is primarily for liberal arts and education majors, and emphasizes mathematical systems and reasoning. Course content includes sets, symbolic logic, and elementary probability and such optional topics as basic statistics, game theory, or linear programming.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test score of 5 or better or MATH095 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-101-EN5Orientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Angelo L

MATH-103Intermediate Algebra

3 Credits

This course provides a preparation for more advanced study in mathematics and related fields. Topics include simplifying algebraic expressions, including fractional and radical expressions, solving linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations, graphing algebraic functions, and an introduction to logarithms.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test score of 5 or MATH095 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-103-EN5Orientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Martin L

MATH-115Elementary Statistics

3 Credits

This course is primarily for business, science, liberal arts, and education majors. Topics studied include descriptive measures for empirical data, theory of probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions of statistics from large and small samples, estimation theory, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test score of 7 or better or MATH101 (C or better) or MATH103 (C or better) or MATH110 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-115-EN5Orientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Fratantaro S

MATH-120College Algebra

4 Credits

This course is designed to strengthen and increase the understanding of basic algebraic concepts before a student undertakes advanced study in mathematics. Topics include algebra of the real numbers, algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs, systems of equations, inequalities, and absolute value.

Prerequisites
Math Placement Test score of 7 or better or MATH103 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MATH-120-EN5Orientation is online; Uses MyLab/MasteringOnline

October 20, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Erickson J

Music: Academic

MUSC-101Introduction to Music

3 Credits

This course is a listening-based survey of Western art music from Gregorian chant to the present, including a study of basic acoustics and musical notation. Subject matter includes representative composers, their lives, times, and works, as well as musical instruments, styles, genres, and forms presented in an historical context.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MUSC-101-E1Orientation is online; Uses Canvas and MyLab/MasteringOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Bresnen S

MUSC-103World Music

3 Credits

Beginning with a preliminary study of music fundamentals and an overview of societal contexts of music and musicians, this listening-oriented survey of traditional and popular music from around the world employs the ethnomusicological approach to explore the diverse musical heritages of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MUSC-103-E2Orientation is online; Uses Canvas and MyLab/MasteringOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Reed R

MUSC-106History of Jazz

3 Credits

This course surveys the development of jazz from its origins to the present time, investigates representative composers, and examines the musical characteristics, compositional practices, and instrumental/vocal techniques associated with ragtime, blues, bebop, swing, progressive, and other styles.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
MUSC-106-E3Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Baumeister J

Office Administration

OADM-110Business Communication

3 Credits

This course emphasizes the strategies and techniques of writing letters, memos, and reports. Students develop and refine these skills through assignments that include positive letters, negative letters, and other types of business messages. Students apply these principles for writing and submit a business research report.

Prerequisites
Writing Placement score of 6 or better or COMP107 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
OADM-110-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Luce G

Psychology

PSYC-110Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Introduction to Psychology is the scientific study of the psychological factors which influence the behavior of individual organisms, both animal and human.

Prerequisites
Reading Placement Test score Level 3 or higher or READ110 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
PSYC-110-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Rewald L

PSYC-180Human Growth and Development

3 Credits

This course is a survey of development and growth from conception through adolescence. The physical, emotional, intellectual, and social processes of maturation are examined. Emphasis is on the adjustment of the individual to his or her peer group, social institutions, the community, and the home.

Prerequisites
PSYC110 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
PSYC-180-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Letourneau T

PSYC-181Developmental Psychology - Lifespan

3 Credits

This course describes the intellectual, emotional, social, and physiological development of the human being. Development will be studied from conception through adulthood and aging.

Prerequisites
PSYC110 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
PSYC-181-E2Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Horback S

PSYC-280Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

3 Credits

This course presents a summary of the field of abnormal behavior. It analyzes current theories which attempt to explain the development of personality and the cause of mental illness. Also discussed are diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and the techniques currently used.

Prerequisites
PSYC110 (C or better)
SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
PSYC-280-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Gross D

Sociology

SOCI-110Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts in the field of sociology, with emphasis upon the application of these concepts to the understanding of American institutions: politics, economics, religion, education, marriage, and the family.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
SOCI-110-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Jakub S
SOCI-110-E2Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Probst M

SOCI-130Contemporary Social Problems

3 Credits

A systematic study of changing American social problems and controversies. Selected topics such as poverty, crime, drug abuse, problems of the family, problems of the aged, changing sex roles, and the abortion debate are examined.

SectionDeliveryDates / Times / LocationsInstructor
SOCI-130-E1Orientation is online; Uses CanvasOnline

December 22, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Niclaus E
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