Course Descriptions

CST 1010 - Romanticism and Revolution

4 Credits

Exploration of the changes in the arts and humanities produced by political, scientific, social, and revolution that spring from the industrial revolution and the Romantic response to that revolution.

ECON 1003 - Economics and Society

3 Credits

General description of U.S. economy and analysis of contemporary economic problems. Introduction to major economic issues and problems of the day, providing a simple framework used by economists for analysis.

ECON 1022 - Principles of Economics: Micro

3 Credits

Analyzing overall performance of an economic system. National income accounting and theory, employment, inflation, fiscal policy, money, monetary policy, economic growth, international trade, non-U.S. economies, and real-world application of these concepts.

ECON 1023 - Principles of Economics: Macro

3 Credits

Analyzing free enterprise system through study of product and resource markets. Supply and demand, utility, production and cost, market structure, resource use, market failures, regulatory role of government, and real-world application of these concepts.

ENGL 1001 - Great American Authors

3 Credits

Introduction to American authors important for their artistic mastery and /or significant role in American literary history.

ENGL 1575 - 20th-Century Authors

4 Credits

Readings primarily in American, British, and Irish literature.

ENGL 1907 - Introduction to Literature

3 Credits

Literary modes and methods of literary study and interpretation.

GER 1201 - Intermediate German I

4 Credits

Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding German, set within introduction to written German and survey of contemporary culture of German-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in German.

GER 1202 - Intermediate German II

4 Credits

Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding German, set within introduction to written German and survey of contemporary culture of German-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in German.

GEOG 1202 - World Regional Geography

3 Credits

Geography of human groups in diverse settings. Emphasis on cultural diversity, regional development, and human and environmental forces shaping regional patterns and processes. Geographic analysis of selected regions and countries.

GEOG 1304 - Human Geography

3 Credits

Ecological basis of human existence. Human population patterns and cultural diffusion. Agricultural geography. Political geography. Geography of language, religion, and ethnic groups. Effects of urbanization; economic geography.

GEOG 1414 - Physical Geography

4 Credits

Earth-sun relations, maps and globes, and major factors of the natural environment, including water resources, landforms, weather and climate, natural vegetation, and soils. (lecture and lab)

HIST 1207 - Dawn of Modern Europe

3 Credits

Early history of the modern era: Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Reason, French Revolution and its impact, Napoleonic era.

HIST 1208 - Europe in the Modern Age

3 Credits

Making of modern Europe; analysis of economic and technological revolution, collision of ideologies, imperialist expansion, revolutions, and wars.

HIST 1304 - U.S. History Part I: 1607-1877

3 Credits

Evolution of the United States from colonial origins into a modern nation. Frontier and agrarian heritage, constitutional development, emergence of modern U.S. political system, expansion of democracy, and cultural diversity. Colonial period to 1877.

HIST 1305 - U.S. History Part II: 1865-Present

3 Credits

Historical roots of major challenges facing Americans today: global responsibility as a world power; the quest for political, economic, and social justice; and community and family changes in modern society; 1877 to present.

HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology

3 Credits

Terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions; emphasis on word structure.

MATH 1296 - Calculus I

5 Credits

First part of a standard introduction to calculus of functions of a single variable. Limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and their applications.

Note: This course is typically offered as an all-year course.

MU 1001 - Introduction to Music

3 Credits

Various historical style periods; listening to develop understanding and enjoyment of music.

PE 1600 - Physical Fitness

1 Credit

Development of personal skills related to physical fitness. Understanding and application of factors and participation patterns contributing to enhanced physical fitness.

PE 1616 - Weight Training

1 Credit

Development of personal skills related to weight training. Understanding of principles, concepts, and conditioning regimens for participation in weight training.

PHYS 1001 - Introduction to Physics

5 Credits

Noncalculus general physics course primarily for certain preprofessional fields. Topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.

SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology

4 Credits

Introduction to sociological concepts and their application.

SPAN 1201 - Intermediate Spanish I

4 Credits

Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding Spanish, set within contemporary culture of Spanish-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural, and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 1202 - Intermediate Spanish II

4 Credits

Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding Spanish, set within contemporary culture of Spanish-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural, and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in Spanish.

TH 1001 - Introduction to Theatre Arts

3 Credits

Appreciation of theatre arts. Developing sensitivity and critical sophistication as articulate, discriminating theatergoers. Play viewing, play reading, critiques, and term projects.

WRIT 1120 - College Writing

3 Credits

Instruction & practice in writing argumentative prose for academic situations with integrated word processing lab.

If your school wants to offer a course that is not listed above, please contact Barb Perushek.