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 (COMM & LAN, LE CAT3) (4.0 cr; Prereq-3-4 yrs high school Ger or 1102 or #; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
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 (COMM & LAN, LE CAT3, LEIP CAT03) (4.0 cr; Prereq-4 yrs high school Ger or 1201 or #; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
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 (Prereq 3.5 yrs high school algebra or trig or geometry or college precalc)
First part of a standard introduction to calculus of functions of a single variable. Limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and their applications.

Mu 1001 Introduction to Music ((3 credits), Prereq Not for music majors or minors)
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.

Soc 1101 Introduction to Sociology (4 credits)
Introduction to sociological concepts and their application.

Span 1201 Intermediate Spanish I, (4 credits) (Prereq 3-4 yrs high school Span)
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) (Prereq 4 yrs high school Span)
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.