2018 Summer Session Courses

ART 205 Drawing I
Course Description:
Acquaints students with the basic concept of drawing with various media, including pencil, charcoal, chalk, and pen and ink. Experiences in skill-building exercises are emphasized, as well as their practical application. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/30/2018-06/25/2018 Studio Class Monday, Wednesday, Friday 09:00AM - 12:45PM, Fine Arts/Theatre, Room 3

COMM 221 Understanding Film
Course Description:
A survey of film as an artistic and cultural medium. The course explores film historically and aesthetically, considering aspects of film technology, style, narrative, genre, and ideology. Emphasis is placed on historically important films, filmmakers, and film movements, but contemporary trends are also addressed. Offered each spring.
Meeting Information:
05/30/2018-06/25/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00PM - 03:45PM, Clarke Hall, Room 118

GER 344 Modern Germany Through Cinema
Course Description:
Focuses on the history, politics, society, and the culture of Germany in the years between the rise to power of Adolf Hitler (1933) and the present. Offered in selected semesters. Identical to GER 444. *GER 344 (H) GER 444 (I).
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 01:00PM - 04:30PM, Blocker Hall, Room 214

GER 444 Modern Germany Through Cinema
Course Description:
Focuses on the history, politics, society, and the culture of Germany in the years between the rise to power of Adolf Hitler (1933) and the present.
Prerequisite: junior status or consent. Offered in selected semesters. Identical to GER 344. *GER 344 (H) GER 444 (I).
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 01:00PM - 04:30PM, Blocker Hall, Room 214

HE 201 Safety and First Aid
Course Description:
Provides the general public with the knowledge and skills necessary to handle most emergency situations when first-aid care is needed. Incorporates personal safety and accident prevention information and acquaints students with the many causes of accidents so care can be taken to eliminate or minimize such causes. Offered fall and spring of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:30AM - 12:00PM, Batten Center, Room 228

HON 200 Tpc: Land of Fire & Ice
Course Description:
An investigation of concepts, issues, and ideas relevant to the culture and travel destination(s) that includes engagement in a service or research project that addresses the particular need(s) of that community and involves interaction with representative community members, constituencies and agencies. May be repeated for credit as topic and/or destination changes.
Prerequisite: Batten Honors College. Offered every summer and Winter Session.
Meeting Information:
06/11/2018-06/24/2018 Travel Course Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00AM - 12:00PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 260 (more)...

HON 200 Tpc: Land of Fire & Ice
Course Description:
An investigation of concepts, issues, and ideas relevant to the culture and travel destination(s) that includes engagement in a service or research project that addresses the particular need(s) of that community and involves interaction with representative community members, constituencies and agencies. May be repeated for credit as topic and/or destination changes.
Prerequisite: Batten Honors College. Offered every summer and Winter Session.
Meeting Information:
06/11/2018-06/24/2018 Travel Course Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00AM - 12:00PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 260 (more)...

HON 200 Tpc:Socty &Cultr of Barcelona
Course Description:
An investigation of concepts, issues, and ideas relevant to the culture and travel destination(s) that includes engagement in a service or research project that addresses the particular need(s) of that community and involves interaction with representative community members, constituencies and agencies. May be repeated for credit as topic and/or destination changes.
Prerequisite: Batten Honors College. Offered every summer and Winter Session.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-06/09/2018 Travel Course Days to be Announced10:00AM - 12:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room LIGHTHOU (more)...

HON 200 Tpc:Socty &Cultr of Barcelona
Course Description:
An investigation of concepts, issues, and ideas relevant to the culture and travel destination(s) that includes engagement in a service or research project that addresses the particular need(s) of that community and involves interaction with representative community members, constituencies and agencies. May be repeated for credit as topic and/or destination changes.
Prerequisite: Batten Honors College. Offered every summer and Winter Session.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-06/09/2018 Travel Course Days to be Announced10:00AM - 12:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room LIGHTHOU (more)...

HUM 261 Tpc: Why Harry Potter?
Course Description:
An interdisciplinary examination of works of art, music, film, theater, or literature that have profoundly shaped and impacted cultures in the past or presend. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Offered in selected winter and summer semesters.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 05:30PM - 10:30PM, Fine Arts/Theatre, Room 9

MATH 005 Algebraic Preliminaries
Course Description:
Students develop basic computational and algebraic skills and strengthen their understanding of fundamentals in preparation for courses that involve more difficult quantitative concepts. Students with placement level D must complete this course with a grade of C or higher before attempting MATH 104. Topics include operations on whole and signed numbers, fractions, decimals, exponents, variables, linear equations, and elementary problem solving. Traditional grading only. While students receive no credit for this course, the course grade does count toward their overall grade point average as if it were a 4 semester-hour course.
Prerequisite: placement or consent. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 05:30PM - 08:15PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 260

POLS 318 Germany in a Changing Wrld: G
Course Description:
This study-away course, taught for three weeks in Berlin, provides an introduction to German politics over the last 70 years. It relates the historical developments in Germany to international developments over the same time, focusing on the political development of Berlin. Class discussions are complemented with excursions and guest lectures. Offered every other year.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Travel Course Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

PSY 450 Evolutionary Psychology
Course Description:
Examines how evolution has shaped behavioral, cognitive, and emotional mechanisms to help our hunter/gatherer ancestors cope with recurrent evolutionary problems. Students discuss why evolutionary approaches have met with such controversy, implications for understanding behavior in contemporary environments, and how culture and our evolved minds interact to produce behaviors.
Prerequisites: PSY 101 or 102 and junior/senior status. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:00AM - 11:15AM, Clarke Hall, Room 214

SOC 308 Visual Sociology
Course Description:
A survey of basic concepts in sociology as they are portrayed in selected motion pictures and music videos. Serves as a systematic application of sociological theory and practice.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher any sociology course would be helpful but not required. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/26/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 03:00PM - 05:15PM, Clarke Hall, Room 214

WGS 219 Women in Culture and Society
Course Description:
Students examine conflicting definitions of gender, analyzing general patterns and the impact of gender on their own lives. Ideas about gender are contrasted with the real-life situations of women and men. Emphasizes the opportunities and difficulties that women of different races, classes, sexualities, and disabilities encounter in today's society. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
05/30/2018-06/25/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 01:00PM - 04:45PM, Clarke Hall, Room 215

APMU 221 Lower Div Mus Maj:Instrmntl
Course Description:
Students who wish to enroll in the 200-level APMU lessons must perform a jury and successfully pass the APMU 100-level course with a C+ or higher. Applied music fee of $250. Students registered for Private Study Voice will also have a $150 fee for weekly accompanist session.
Prerequisite: consent. *Four semesters hours of APMU lessons must be complete to fulfill the "Aesthetic" general studies requirements.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

APMU 231 Lower Div Music Major: Vocal
Course Description:
Students who wish to enroll in the 200-level APMU lessons must perform a jury and successfully pass the APMU 100-level course with a C+ or higher. Applied music fee of $250. Students registered for Private Study Voice will also have a $150 fee for weekly accompanist session.
Prerequisite: consent. *Four semesters hours of APMU lessons must be completed to fulfill the "Aesthetic" general studies requirement.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

APMU 331 Upper Div Mus Maj: Vocal
Course Description:
Students who wish to enroll in the 300-level APMU lessons must successfuly pass the Upper Divison Barrier Jury. Applied music fee of $250. Students registered for Private Study Voice will also have a $150 fee for weekly accompanist session.
Prerequisite: consent. *Four semesters hours of APMU lessons must be completed to fulfill the "Aesthetic" general studies requirement.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

ART 485 TU (IN):Visual Arts Internshp
Course Description:
Requires active involvement in an arts organization for minimum of 130 hours additional meetings with a faculty mentor, and submission of an electronic portfolio of materials including reflection on the internship experience. Identical to ARTH 485.
Prerequisites: Junior/senior status, MUS 336, and consent. Offered every semester on demand.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

BIO 190 Diversity of Life
Course Description:
An integrated lecture/laboratory experience that introduces the diversity of the major groups of organisms on planet Earth including a survey of prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. Students examine living and preserved specimens and will visit local habitats. Lab activities include field trips, dissection, light microscopy, and SEM. Offered summer, on demand.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:00AM - 04:30PM, Blocker Hall, Room 102

BIO 490 IR(RC): BRITE IEU at EU
Course Description:

Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 GS,IR,TUT, Peer Coun Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

CHEM 346 Physical Chemistry I
Course Description:
A mathematical treatment of physical-chemical properties and chemical reactions, with emphasis on quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and kinetics. Laboratory includes advanced experiments concerning the fundamental physical nature of chemical phenomena. Experiments include infrared spectroscopy, kinetics, and molecular modeling.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210, MATH 172, and PHYS 222. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM - 12:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 13 (more)...

CHEM 346 Physical Chemistry I
Course Description:
A mathematical treatment of physical-chemical properties and chemical reactions, with emphasis on quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and kinetics. Laboratory includes advanced experiments concerning the fundamental physical nature of chemical phenomena. Experiments include infrared spectroscopy, kinetics, and molecular modeling.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210, MATH 172, and PHYS 222. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM - 12:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 13 (more)...

CHEM 489 Research in Natural Sciences
Course Description:
Offers students the opportunity to conduct original scientific research in an area of interest. Students work closely with one or more members of the natural science faculty to develop and conduct a research project, then present their findings orally during the semester's undergraduate research symposium and as a formal research paper. Students are encouraged to present their findings at a conference.
Prerequisites: junior/senior status and a major in the natural sciences, prior approval by the project advisor, and consent of the instructor. Students may enroll for 2 or 4 semester hours in a given semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 semester hours. Identical to BIO 489, CS 489, EES 489 and PHYS 489. Offered each semester and most Winter Sessions (2 semester hours only).
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Research Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

CHEM 489 Research in Natural Sciences
Course Description:
Offers students the opportunity to conduct original scientific research in an area of interest. Students work closely with one or more members of the natural science faculty to develop and conduct a research project, then present their findings orally during the semester's undergraduate research symposium and as a formal research paper. Students are encouraged to present their findings at a conference.
Prerequisites: junior/senior status and a major in the natural sciences, prior approval by the project advisor, and consent of the instructor. Students may enroll for 2 or 4 semester hours in a given semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 semester hours. Identical to BIO 489, CS 489, EES 489 and PHYS 489. Offered each semester and most Winter Sessions (2 semester hours only).
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Research Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

CJ 348 Delinquency & Juvenile Justice
Course Description:
An examination of the nature and scope of delinquency and of factors contributing to delinquent behavior. The role of social agents and agencies in prevention and treatment is also examined. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 06:00PM - 08:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room 215

CJ 484 Internship in Crim Just & Soc
Course Description:
Practiced, supervised experience in direct student learning in applied social settings. Students learn how acquired knowledge and research writing skills can be applied to the workplace. Practical and applied learning through student performance in the applied setting gives the student a "competitive edge" for future community/workplace contribution.
Prerequisites: 18 hours of sociology or criminal justice and CJ 483 or SOC 483. Students must contact the department faculty to review full eligibility for this course. Identical to SOC 484. Offered each spring and summer.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

COMM 481 Internship in Communication
Course Description:
A significant, practical learning experience for the student of communication and, as such, a required component of the program of studies. Students may complete one or two internships as part of the major. All internships must be approved by the program coordinator. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

EDUC 511 Prac in Curr, Inst & Assmt
Course Description:
A first field experience course to observe and interact in educational environments that complements the MAEd summer course sequence.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MAEd Program. Corequisite: EDUC 510. Offered each summer.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Practicum Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

ENG 250 Tpc:Amer Realism & Naturalism
Course Description:
Selected topics that approach literature from various generic, historical, or methodological perspectives. Versions of the course may include several different media, but the focus is always on literature. At least 20 pages of writing are required including at least one documented essay.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher. Offered most semesters.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/20/2018 Lecture Monday 06:00PM - 09:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room 217

MATH 210 Introductory Statistics
Course Description:
Introduces students to learning from data. Topics include the basics of data production, data analysis, probability, Central Limit Theorem, and statistical inference. Statistical software is used for data management, calculation, and visualization. No previous knowledge of statistics is required.
Prerequisites: Sophomore status or higher. Placement level B or A or H, or MATH 104 (C- or higher). Not appropriate for first-year students. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 05:30PM - 07:30PM, Blocker Hall, Room 18

MBE 389 Field Experience in Management
Course Description:
Students participate in an internship for at least 100 hours of field work undertaken after they complete a formal work and learning contract. All internships are reviewed by the department. Pass/fail grading.
Prerequisites: junior status a 2.5 GPA MBE 301, 316, or 322 preferably taken concurrently. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/24/2018-08/23/2018 Lecture Thursday 06:00PM - 09:30PM, Clarke Hall, Room 218

MBE 490 IR (RC):Regultng the Railroad
Course Description:

Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 GS,IR,TUT, Peer Coun Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

MBE 406 Sr Sem: Management Strategy
Course Description:
A case-oriented course that explains how and why a well-conceived, well-executed strategy nearly always enhances a company's long-term performance.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher, senior status, MBE 301, 316, 322, 400, and all other general studies requirements completed at least concurrently. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/23/2018-08/22/2018 Lecture Wednesday 06:00PM - 09:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room 118

MUS 326 Advanced Musicianship II
Course Description:
A continuation of MUS 225 and 226. Focuses on a wide range of musical styles from the Renaissance to the present. More complex chords and larger forms such as fugues, rondo, theme and variations, and sonata are studied. Various strategies to analyze musical compositions are investigated. Post-impressionist and serial composition techniques are included. Theoretical analysis and study are accompanied by parallel exercises in sightsinging and ear training.
Prerequisite: MUS 325 with a grade of C or higher. Offered every spring semester.
Meeting Information:
05/30/2018-08/15/2018 Lecture Wednesday 11:00AM - 02:45PM, Fine Arts/Theatre, Room 14

POLS 490 GS (IN): NATO Programming
Course Description:

Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 GS,IR,TUT, Peer Coun Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

POLS 498 TU (IN): Pol Sci Internsh Pro
Course Description:
Political science majors apply the knowledge and skills learned in their political science classes in a full-time, semester-long internship. The field experience may be in government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels law, law enforcement, non-profits, political parties, social service or another setting.
Prerequisite: POLS 497. Offered each spring.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

REC 342 Jr Intrnship Rec & Leisure St
Course Description:
Offers the opportunity to investigate the leadership, programming, operation, and management of leisure service agencies while gaining paid or volunteer experience. Through a comprehensive focus on individual areas of administration, the course is tailored to the individual needs of the student and agency to maximize experience and reflection.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher and REC 204 or consent.Offered each semester and summer.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

REC 408 Sem in Rec & Leisure Studies
Course Description:
Exploration and discussion of current trends and innovations in recreation/leisure studies as identified by students. Students determine course content in collaboration with the instructor. One scheduled topic is leisure education.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher, senior recreation and leisure studies major and consent. Lab fee required. Corequisite: REC 409. Offered each spring.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Seminar Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

REC 409 Sr Intrnshp Rec & Leisure Stu
Course Description:
Field placement in an approved recreation or therapeutic recreation setting. Students intern under a trained recreation professional and participates in all phases of agency operation.
Prerequisite: REC 309. Corequisite: REC 408. Offered each spring and in summer on request.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

REC 409 Sr Intrnshp Rec & Leisure Stu
Course Description:
Field placement in an approved recreation or therapeutic recreation setting. Students intern under a trained recreation professional and participates in all phases of agency operation.
Prerequisite: REC 309. Corequisite: REC 408. Offered each spring and in summer on request.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

SOC 484 Internship in Crim Just & Soc
Course Description:
Practiced, supervised experience in direct student learning in applied social settings. Students learn how acquired knowledge and research writing skills can be applied to the workplace. Practical and applied learning through student performance in the applied setting gives the student a "competitive edge" for future community/workplace contribution.
Prerequisites: 18 hours of sociology or criminal justice, and CJ 483 or SOC 483. Students must contact the department faculty to review full eligibility for this course. Identical to CJ 484. Offered each spring and summer.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/17/2018 Internship Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

SOSCI 200 Integrated Learning
Course Description:
An introduction to the Social Sciences Divisional Major. Students explore the VWC Frames of Reference, integrate these with Social Sciences approaches to learning, and translate their understanding into integrative electronic portfolio. Pass/fail grading.
Prerequisite: SSD majors or consent. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/14/2018 Hybrid Tuesday 06:00PM - 09:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 12

SPAN 111 Beginning Spanish I
Course Description:
An introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Focuses on cultural aspects. Emphasizes the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Audiovisual materials supplement the program.
Prerequisite: No previous instruction in Spanish. Offered each year.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-06/19/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:00AM - 12:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 214

SPAN 112 Beginning Spanish II
Course Description:
An introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Focues on cultural aspects. Emphasizes on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Audiovisual materials supplement the program.
Prerequisite: SPAN 111 with a grade of C or higher or proficiency as determined by the instructor. Offered each year.
Meeting Information:
06/20/2018-07/11/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:00AM - 12:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 214

SPAN 213 Intermediate Spanish
Course Description:
Development of conversational and writing skills through review of familiar and complex structures, and extensive oral-aural practice. Students attain fluency at a secondary level and the ability to interpret written material adequate for the level. The course also looks at general aspects of the Spanish-speaking world relevant to the understanding of its culture.
Prerequisite: SPAN 112 with a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite: consent determined by placement or other type of evaluation tool.
Meeting Information:
07/12/2018-08/01/2018 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:00AM - 12:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 214

STAB 300 Study Abroad
Course Description:
Students interested in studying abroad must see Dr. Sara Sewell in Lighthouse located on the first floor of Clarke Hall. This course is a place holder only. Actual credit will be determined upon receipt of the official transcript.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-08/24/2018 Study Abroad Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced

SW 307 Death, Dying, Loss, & Grief
Course Description:
Explores contemporary and historical societal influences, cultural practices, and spiritual beliefs surrounding the experience of death. Students examine religious rituals related to the preparation of the body, the burial and the mourning process and examine the ethics surrounding end of life decisions and how death is determined from a medical and legal perspective. Other topics include current legal issues and instruments such as advance directives, wills, and powers of attorney current ethical controversies around life sustaining measures, physician-assisted death, and organ transplantation the impact of loss throughout the life cycle as a result of normal developmental transitions and as a result of suicide, violence, and disaster and the needs of those identified as disenfranchised grievers such as partners of AIDS patients, families of suicide victims, women who have miscarried, and young widows/widowers.
Prerequisite: Junior/senior status or consent. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/29/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 06:00PM - 08:00PM, Blocker Hall, Room 13

ART 204 Digital Art I
Course Description:
Explores the computer as an art-making tool. Includes practice exercises to learn software. Topics include photo manipulations, the use of color, typestyles, page design, and composition. Students apply these concepts and skills to original, digital artworks. . Lab fee. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/17/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 09:30AM - 12:00PM, Hofheimer Library, Room 202

BIO 489 Research in Natural Sciences
Course Description:
Offers students the opportunity to conduct original scientific research in an area of interest. Students work closely with one or more members of the natural science faculty to develop and conduct a research project, then present their findings orally during the semester's undergraduate research symposium and as a formal research paper. Students are encouraged to present their findings at a conference.
Prerequisites: junior/senior status and a major in the natural sciences, prior approval by the project advisor, and consent of the instructor. Students may enroll for 2 or 4 semester hours in a given semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 semester hours. Identical to CHEM 489, CS 489, EES 489, MATH 489 and PHYS 489. Offered each semester and most Winter Sessions (2 semester hours only).
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/17/2018 Research Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced, Room TBA

CJ 250 Tpc: Sex Crimes
Course Description:
A seminar addressing of various announced topics that may include public policy in criminal justice, controversial/debated laws in the U.S., taboo practices, understanding violence, murder, property crime, corruption, ethics, and more. May be repeated for credit as designated topics change.
Prerequisites: sophomore status or consent. Offered when circumstances permit.
Meeting Information:
07/10/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 10:30AM - 02:15PM, Blocker Hall, Room 218

EDUC 366 Classrm Mgmt & Tching Strat
Course Description:
Provides teacher candidates with classroom management content and skills that create positive classroom behavioral supports through strategies, effective teacher behaviors, and student assessments and interventions. Candidates develop a classroom management plan. A required 10-hour field experience supports the application of the management skills.
Prerequisite: EDUC 225 and consent only. Four semester-hour sections offered each semester. Candidates seeking licensure with endorsement in Special Education: General Curriculum K-12 should register for the 2 semester-hour (EDUC 364) sections offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
07/10/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 08:30AM - 12:30PM, Blocker Hall, Room 13

EES 200 Oceanography
Course Description:
Explores the geology of the ocean basins and the physical and chemical nature of seawater. Topics studied include ocean waves, tides, and currents. Links between the oceans and the atmosphere are explored with special emphasis on the effect of oceans on climate, El Nino, and climate change. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours each week. Designed for science and non-science majors.
Prerequisite or corequisite: math placement level H , A, or B, or MATH 104 or 105 Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
07/10/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 10:00AM - 04:30PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 207

ENG 347 Shakespeare II
Course Description:
A close reading of plays based on a topic (such as history or the portrayal of women) or a very intensive analysis of a small number of plays. Includes a required film series.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher and sophomore status or consent. Identical to TH 347. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/17/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM - 12:30PM, Clarke Hall, Room 217

ENG 105 The Art of Writing
Course Description:
An argumentative writing course focused on critical thinking, reading, researching, and composing, with special attention to rhetorical techniques. Students will engage in the writing and revisions processes and will demonstrate knowledge of writing conventions. A grade of C or higher is required to satisfy the ENG 105 requirement. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/17/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM - 12:30PM, Hofheimer Library, Room 205

PSY 477 Hist & Systems of Modern Psy
Course Description:
An examination of psychology's evolution from its roots in vintage philosophical and biological concerns to its present diversity of research directions and areas of application that reveals the issues of substance and methodology that have systematically developed. Emphasizes analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of information. Especially useful to the psychology major seeking to identify a topic for the original research project (see PSY 480) and the non-major interested in an advanced but general coverage of fundamental psychological trends and perspectives.
Prerequisite: junior/senior status. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
07/10/2018-08/16/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 06:00PM - 10:00PM, Clarke Hall, Room 214

TH 347 Shakespeare II
Course Description:
A close reading of plays based on a topic (such as history or the portrayal of women) or a very intensive analysis of a small number of plays. Includes a required film series.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher and sophomore status or consent. Identical to ENG 347. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/17/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00AM - 12:30PM, Clarke Hall, Room 217

ARTH 232 Renaissance to 20th-Cent Art
Course Description:
A survey of the visual arts and their relationship to social, cultural, and political history from the Renaissance to the Modern era. Concentrates on the European tradition of painting, sculpture, and architecture especially the changing social role of artists and the development of modern definitions of "fine art." This course is a chronological continuation of ARTH 231, but the latter is not a prerequisite. Offered each spring.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

CJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice
Course Description:
Engages students in critical analysis of the criminal justice system in America. Emphasizes the investigation of social order and the notion of "justice" as defined by the various social institutions. Students explore the significance of law, state and property relations, and the administration of justice through police, the courts, and corrections is also examined.
Prerequisite: Freshmen and sophomores only or consent. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

COMM 325 Organizational Communication
Course Description:
Examines all forms of communication in any profit or non-profit organization. Combines theory and practice to understand intended and unintended messages. Topics include culture, networking, impact of technology, medium and channel, and rhetorical purpose. Offered each spring.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

EDUC 510 Cur Iss in Curr,Instr, & Assm
Course Description:
Issues in designing, implementing, and managing school curricula. Candidates learn to collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to design standards-based curricula reflecting best practices in culturally diverse and differentiated classrooms. Teaching/learning models that promote critical and creative thinking and metacognition are employed to help candidates become reflective practioners.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MAEd Program. Corequisite: EDUC 511. Offered each summer.
Meeting Information:
05/28/2018-07/02/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday 04:30PM - 07:45PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 160

EDUC 520 Fndations of the Tching Prof
Course Description:
Course invites candidates to explore the historical, philosophical, cultural, educational, and social contexts of schools in our diverse society, culminating in the development of a persoanl philosophy of education. Candidates focus on interdisciplinary perspectives on educational and social issues to guide reflective, professional practice.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MAEd Program. Offered each summer.
Meeting Information:
05/24/2018-06/28/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 04:30PM - 07:45PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 160

ENVS 106 Humans and the Environment
Course Description:
Examines environmental issues and their interactions with our society. Topics include cultural ties to the environment, food production, urban planning, biodiversity, and society's energy and water requirements. Although the course emphasizes a social systems perspective, environmental issues necessitate an interdisciplinary approach. Offered on demand.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MATH 104 Algebra & its Applications
Course Description:
Presents topics in algebra through traditional and applications-based methods. Topics include functions, exponents and scientific notation, linear, exponential, rational and quadratic functions and graphs, systems of equations, quadratic and linear inequalities.
Prerequisite: placement level C, Math 005 with a grade of C or higher, or consent. Students must have a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MATH 210 Introductory Statistics
Course Description:
Introduces students to learning from data. Topics include the basics of data production, data analysis, probability, Central Limit Theorem, and statistical inference. Statistical software is used for data management, calculation, and visualization. No previous knowledge of statistics is required.
Prerequisites: Sophomore status or higher. Placement level B or A or H, or MATH 104 (C- or higher). Not appropriate for first-year students. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 500 Acctng Info & Mgmnt Decisions
Course Description:
Examines the ways managers use accounting information to improve entity performance. Topics include accounting reports for management, alternative approaches to ascertaining costs, alternative approaches to setting prices, and performance evaluation. Offered every semester.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 580 Competitive Supply Chain Sys
Course Description:
Explores the strategies and skills needed to develop technology-driven, sustainaable, competitive supply chain systems in a global environment. Topics include transportation, ERP Systems, e-commerce, capacity management, production management, quality management, inventory management, and supply chain strategy.
Prerequisite: MBE 510. Computer simulation Access fee: $15.00
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 580 Competitive Supply Chain Sys
Course Description:
Explores the strategies and skills needed to develop technology-driven, sustainaable, competitive supply chain systems in a global environment. Topics include transportation, ERP Systems, e-commerce, capacity management, production management, quality management, inventory management, and supply chain strategy.
Prerequisite: MBE 510. Computer simulation Access fee: $15.00
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 315 Managing Diversity in Orgnztns
Course Description:
Promotes an awareness of cultural differences and positive attitudes toward these differences. Includes topics related to effective management of people who vary in race, gender, age, disability status, nationality, or sexual orientation.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 301 Prin of Mgmt: A Proj Approach
Course Description:
A study of the art and science of management in relation to the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling in a project environment. Students learn the principles of management through project-based group experiences, with substantial writing about such experiences.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher, MBE 201 and 203 or MBE 100 and 206. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MUS 120 Music and the Brain
Course Description:
Students will listen to and discuss a variety of music and musical styles and their connection to the brain and our emotions. Students will investigate of how we understand and appreciate the aesthetic values of various genres and periods of music. Students will also develop basic musical skills and music literacy. Offered fall of even-numbered years.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

POLS 112 Introduction to American Govt
Course Description:
Offers a citizen's guide to the American political system, providing a brief overview of the Founders' constitutional design, the federal system, and politics and policy-making in the presidency, bureaucracy, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Covers key judicial rulings on civil rights and liberties and national powers. Gives special attention to the electoral process, the media, and the ways that ordinary citizens can influence governmental policies. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
05/21/2018-07/06/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

CJ 290 Extreme Murder
Course Description:
Studies serial homicides and investigates serial killers and mass murders. Students become knowledgeable on risk factors and basic theoretical explanations, and understand the impact of these rare events on society. Reviews response options for criminal justice professionals.
Prerequisite: CJ 100. Offered when circumstances permit.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

CLAS 210 Roman History
Course Description:
Uses wide-ranging sources from history, literature, and archaeology to explore Roman civilization from its earliest beginnings, through the period of Republican expansion and transition into a vast empire, concluding with the Empire's ultimate decline and dissolution. Special attention is given to Roman historiography and to the political changes from Republic to Empire.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced

EDUC 535 Char of & Adpt Excp Stu Pop
Course Description:
Addresses academic and social learning needs of exceptional student populations (e.g., students with disabilities, at-risk, gifted, culturally diverse) in secondary level classrooms and appropriate interventions to meet these needs. This course prepares secondary education teachers to develop differentiated instruction for the individual learning needs of students in secondary and Pre K-12 classrooms who have disabilities, who are at-risk for school failure, or who are gifted/talented learners, as well as students who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
Prerequisite: Admission to MAEd Program. Offered each summer.
Meeting Information:
07/10/2018-08/23/2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 02:30PM - 05:45PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 160

EDUC 530 Cog and Child & Adol Dev
Course Description:
Course examines psychological theories and research findings dealing with child and adolescent development and learning. Special emphasis is placed upon the ways in which theoretical and empirical findings in educational, developmental, and cognitive psychology contribute to enhancing teaching and learning.
Prerequisite: Admission to MAEd Program. Offered each summer.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/22/2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday 02:30PM - 05:45PM, Greer Environmental Sci Center, Room 160

ENG 306 Ecopoetry
Course Description:
An in-depth exploration of the various ways in which contemporary poets and critics seek to understand past and present poetries as negotiating the often porous boundaries between the human and nonhuman in our experiences of the world.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher and any "T" course or consent. Identical to ENVS 306. Offered when circumstances permit.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

ENVS 306 Ecopoetry
Course Description:
An in-depth exploration of the various ways in which contemporary poets and critics seek to understand past and present poetries as negotiating the often porous boundaries between the human and nonhuman in our experiences of the world.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher and any "T" course or consent. Identical to ENG 306. Offered when circumstances permit.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

ISP 101 Fund of Information Systems
Course Description:
Introduces students to the fundamental principles and practices of utilizing information systems to help organizations achieve their goals and carry out their missions. While the course serves as the introductory course in the Information Systems Program curriculum, it is a suitable elective for any student interested in the subject. Students should have a working knowledge of Internet use and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and e-mail. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 590 Adv Strategy & Bus Pol Integr
Course Description:

Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 510 Operations Mgmnt & Dec Making
Course Description:
Explores the strategies and skills needed to develop technology driven, sustainable, operating systems in a global envirnoment incorporating strategic decision making models. Topics include forecasting and demand planning, inventory management, materials resource planning, lean operating systems, quality control, process design, layout planning, and operations strategy.
Prerequisite: MBE 500. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 510 Operations Mgmnt & Dec Making
Course Description:
Explores the strategies and skills needed to develop technology driven, sustainable, operating systems in a global envirnoment incorporating strategic decision making models. Topics include forecasting and demand planning, inventory management, materials resource planning, lean operating systems, quality control, process design, layout planning, and operations strategy.
Prerequisite: MBE 500. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

MBE 400 Seminar in Managerial Ethics
Course Description:
A course in which students construct for themselves a conceptual framework for examining and making decisions about ethical practices in managing organizations. Learning activities include self-evaluation exercises, class discussions, readings on ethical frameworks and applying them to cases, analytical issue papers, and oral reports.
Prerequisites: ENG 105 with a grade of C or higher, and MBE 301, 316, 322, senior status, or consent. Offered each semester.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE

SW 201 Intro to Social Work
Course Description:
Acquaints the beginning student with the history, philosophy, values, concepts, language, directions, problems, and broad scope of health and human services. Offers exposure to various agencies and agency policies.
Prerequisite: sophomore/junior/senior status. Offered each fall.
Meeting Information:
07/09/2018-08/24/2018 On-Line Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedVirtual, Room ONLINE