Introduction to psychological research methods, biological foundations, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, human development, personality, social behavior, psychological disorders and treatment, and applied psychology.
This course is designed for students in need of enhanced instruction in college-level writing. It teaches writing as a process by requiring a number of written drafts per essay. The focus is on developing students’ college-level competence in argumentative, thesis-based writing. Many classes are held in the computer lab to enable intensive writing instruction, and some out-of-class tutoring may be assigned.
This course covers the broader aspects of the games industry such as its history, its current state and potential future evolution, and the team-based development environment. It then focuses on core game design concepts and their application as students create documentation and work in collaborative groups to develop analog games.
Formerly WRT 107. This course continues to develop students’ competency in thesis-based writing with an emphasis on information literacy and the writing process. The course introduces students to the college-level research process and teaches them to synthesize source material into a variety of written genres. Some classes are held in the writing/computer labs, and some out-ofclass tutoring my be assigned. Required of all students.
(Also HIS 116) This course will offer a broad overview of historical and contemporary issues in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Special attention will be paid to the experiences of Latin American and Caribbean peoples; national, ethnic, and racial identities; waves of migration within the region and beyond; and US-Latin American and Caribbean relations. The course will draw on interdisciplinary materials, including scholarly articles, and fiction.
(Also LAC 116) This course will offer a broad overview of historical and contemporary issues in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Special attention will be paid to the experiences of Latin American and Caribbean peoples; national, ethnic, and racial identities; waves of migration within the region and beyond; and US-Latin American and Caribbean relations. The course will draw on interdisciplinary materials, including scholarly articles, and fiction.
This course teaches basic drawing skills. Students will develop keener powers of observation by drawing still lifes, live models and nature. By analyzing the contours, surfaces, bone structures–by measuring the curves and angles of the objects and people they draw, students will gain an appreciation of the world around them.
This course provides an overview of the various forms of cyber crime and the methods, thought process and tools used by criminals. Criminology theories such as conflict, control and strain will also be discussed. The impact of cyber crime and public policy implications will also be explored.
(Formerly JOU 122) This course focuses on the theory and skills of preparing and presenting public speeches. The emphasis in this course is on practice and evaluation of classroom presentations and professional speeches.
A course designed to develop a transition from high school expectations to the study of mathematics at the collegiate level made easier through the use of the TI-84+ graping calculator as an aid to understanding of mathematical concepts. Critical thinking will be a central theme woven through the concepts of number sense; using percents to show change and comparison; solving simple equations through the application of interest, discount, and sales price; and introductory algebra including applications of linear and quadratic functions. This course will be waived if the student’s mathematical preparation is sufficient. Students who have received credit for a higher level mathematics may not take this course.
The concept of functions and their properties form a central theme. Multiple representations of function properties are made possible through the use of the TI-84+ graphing calculator. Polynomial, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions are considered. The course also includes an introduction to matrices as a method of solving systems of equations and the study of descriptive statistics in order to interpret data and make informed decisions. Students may not receive credit for both MTH 140 and MTH 141.
The concept of functions and their properties form a central theme. Multiple representations of function properties are made possible through the use of T1-84+ graphing calculator. Polynomial, quadrantic, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions are considered. In addition, MTH 161 includes an overview of matrices as a method of solving systems of equations and an introduction to limits and tangent lines. Students may not receive credit for both MTH 160 and MTH 161.
This course covers the methodology of organizing, summarizing, and presenting statistical data. Students calculate and interpret the measures of central tendency and dispersion and are introduced to probability and distribution theory (Normal, Binomial, Poisson). They use distribution and sampling theory to make statistical inferences.
Introduction to the world of a manager, the knowledge needed, the process of managing, the actual practice of managing, and the adjustments to change that are important in the modernworld.
Basic accounting concepts, fundamentals of accounting procedures, development of accounting principles and practices, and the determination,valuation, and presentation of accounting information. Emphasis on accounting theory and its relationship to the preparation of financial accounting statements. Use of a computerized practice set will be required.
An examination of various topics including classical conditioning, operant conditioning, memory, language, thinking, creativity and problem-solving.
To continue the study of basic accounting concepts, fundamentals of accounting procedures, development of accounting principles and practices, and the determination, valuation, and presentation of accounting information. Emphasis on the use of accounting information as it pertains to management.
An introduction to the study of human development across the lifespan. The course focuses on research methodology and current literature in the areas of physical, cognitive, social, and personality changes from conception to death. Stress is placed on evaluating the relative contributions of nature and nurture to these changes.
This course is a study of the life history of man from birth to death including a discussion of all major organ systems and how they function to maintain the organism in the environment. It will include the biology of sex and heredity of man. This course is designed primarily for majors other than biology, and will not count toward the biology major. Science majors may not enroll in this course without the consent of the Instructor.
Paris as the bustling artistic and cultural nexus and the birthplace of Modernism. A study of the art and culture of France from 1870 to 1945, with focus on artists who changed our way of seeing: Manet, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Morisot, Cassatt, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Rodin, Claudel, Vuillard, Bonnard, Braque, Matisse, and Picasso.
Studio work in composition and color in acrylic or oils.
Basic theory of differential calculus through the concepts of limits and continuity are the goals of this course. Necessary analytic geometry is developed as required. Algebraic and trigonometric functions, curve sketching and applications to real world problems (including maximum/minimum problems). The Mean Value Theorem, and its consequences are covered.
(Also SOC 230) Human behavior as the interaction of individual and social processes. Recent research on topics such as interpersonal attraction, perception, and small group behavior; analysis of events and environments of current interest.
An introductory survey of the following topics covering a diverse range of species: Sensory/perceptual abilities, communication, learning, mating behavior, parental behavior, kin selection, organization of animal societies, and interactions between species. Laboratory exercises and class demonstrations will be included.
Overview of principles of physiology and common pathology found in humans. Clinical situations and case studies used to analyzed and discuss the etiology of disease processes. Develop rationales formanagement of clients experiencing abnormal bodily function. Prerequisite: All 200 level Nursing courses. Corequisites: NUR 323, NUR 349, NUR 355.