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Abnormal Psychology

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Abnormal Psychology

Psychology 360

Introduction to the study of psychopathology.

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Abstract Algebra

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Abstract Algebra

Mathematics 410

An introduction to the theory of algebraic structures, including the elementary properties of groups, rings and fields.

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Accounting Information Systems

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Accounting Information Systems

Accounting 401

A comprehensive survey of information systems commonly used in modern business, emphasizing the role of computer hardware/software.

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Fine Arts

Acting for the Camera

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Acting for the Camera

Theatre 355

Working in front of the camera every week with a professional film and television actor, students are trained in the specialized forms, processes, and vocabulary of this important aspect of performance.

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Acting I: Basic Performance Techniques

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Acting I: Basic Performance Techniques

Theatre 235

The course serves as a unifying introduction to acting and direction, with emphasis on dramatic spontaneity and on the visual and kinetic dimensions of the art.

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Acting II: Characterization for the Stage

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Acting II: Characterization for the Stage

Theatre 335

Students learn techniques of character analysis and the interaction of roles in scenes.

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Acting III: Movement for the Stage

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Fine Arts

Acting III: Movement for the Stage

Theatre 435

The emphasis of the course is on training in movement and period style for the theatre.

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Sport Studies

Adapted Physical Education

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Sport Studies

Adapted Physical Education

Sport Studies Department 340

This course will provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to plan and implement appropriate physical education programs in integrated settings for students with disabilities.

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Administrative Law

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Administrative Law

Politics 307

The course focuses on the legal framework within which national policy and regulations are promulgated by administrative agencies, and on the role played by federal courts in supervising the process of making regulatory policy.

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Advanced Accounting/Fund Accounting

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Advanced Accounting/Fund Accounting

Accounting 411

An advanced analysis of accounting theory and practice designed to prepare the accounting major for complex problems that arise from partnerships, home office and branch relationships, consolidations and mergers, receiverships and governmental units.

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Advanced Athletic Training

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Sport Studies

Advanced Athletic Training

Sport Studies Department 360

This is a theory and practical application course designed to provide the student with information on the identification, triage, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

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Advanced Biochemistry

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Advanced Biochemistry

Chemistry 453

Students will learn techniques in protein purification, enzyme assays and molecular biology in the laboratory portion of the class.

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Advanced Cell Biology

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Advanced Cell Biology

Biology 320

A study of the infrastructure and function of cells.

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Humanities

Advanced Composition and Conversation

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Advanced Composition and Conversation

Spanish 406

Intensive practice in oral and written expression, with emphasis on original composition.

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Fine Arts

Advanced Conducting

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Advanced Conducting

Music 424

A detailed course in baton technique, score reading, rehearsal technique, and conducting larger ensembles.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Advanced Ecology

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Advanced Ecology

Biology 345

The study of plants and animals in a natural environment: interdependence of living organisms, plant and animal succession, population, food and energy, habitat and ecological niches.

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Advanced Experimental Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

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Advanced Experimental Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

Physics 472

Advanced laboratory experiments: electrostatic measurements, magnetic hysteresis, Hall effect, inductance, A.C. circuits, etc.

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Advanced Experimental Physics: Mechanics and Light

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Advanced Experimental Physics: Mechanics and Light

Physics 470

Advanced laboratory experiments on topics from mechanics and light.

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Advanced Experimental Physics: X-Ray and Nuclear Physics

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Advanced Experimental Physics: X-Ray and Nuclear Physics

Physics 471

The course stresses principles and measurement of atomic crystalline arrangements. Identification and physical properties of metals, inorganics, minerals, etc., will be considered.

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Social Sciences

Advanced Financial Management

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Advanced Financial Management

Business Administration 401

Analysis of decision-making within the firm, emphasizing the conceptual structure of problems and the use of advanced analytic techniques.

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Advanced Nutrition

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Advanced Nutrition

Sport Studies Department 405

This course is a study of the basic biological principles of human nutrition in health and disease.

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Advanced Organic Chemistry

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Advanced Organic Chemistry

Chemistry 403

A course devoted to the study of stereochemistry, mechanisms, multi-step syntheses and newer synthetic methods.

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Fine Arts

Advanced Projects in Directing

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Fine Arts

Advanced Projects in Directing

Theatre 540

Under faculty supervision, the student will analyze, cast and stage a full-length production in the regular Tower Players’ season.

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Advanced Projects in Playwriting

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Fine Arts

Advanced Projects in Playwriting

Theatre 310

Students who have completed 310 and wish to practice script-writing on larger projects or screenplays work together in a group setting.

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Humanities

Advanced Public Speaking

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Humanities

Advanced Public Speaking

Rhetoric & Public Address 320

The theory and process of preparing and delivering specialized forms of public speeches. Emphasis is placed on a variety of types of persuasive and ceremonial speeches. Students are provided the opportunity to develop a personal rhetorical style appropriate for impromptu, extemporaneous and manuscript speaking.

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Advanced Sport Psychology

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Sport Studies

Advanced Sport Psychology

Sport Studies Department 470

This course looks into contemporary research topics in the field of psychology in sport and exercise settings.

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Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry

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Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry

Chemistry 504

Possible topics to be covered include computational chemistry, surface chemistry, advanced group theory and crystallography, advanced spectroscopy and nuclear chemistry.

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Fine Arts

Advanced Understanding Music

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Fine Arts

Advanced Understanding Music

Music 206

Provides non-music majors and non-music minors with prior music experience and those seeking the minor in music with an emphasis in education with an advanced survey of the historical style periods of music via the study of representative composers and works.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Advanced Writing

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Advanced Writing

Journalism 404

This course is for good writers who want to become great writers, and especially for students on the brink of careers in journalism, communications, and public relations.

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Humanities

Advanced Written and Spoken German I

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Humanities

Advanced Written and Spoken German I

German 399

A study and practice of idiomatic language through presentations, debate, essay writing, reading, and grammar.

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Advanced Written and Spoken German II

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Advanced Written and Spoken German II

German 400

A continuation of German 399.

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Advertising

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Advertising

Business Administration 459

Focuses on communication tools in marketing management: advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, public relations and publicity, packaging and their interaction with personal selling and both externally and internally within the organization. Course culminates with the development of an integrated marketing communication plan.

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Humanities

Aesthetic Theory

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Aesthetic Theory

Philosophy 314

An introduction to the most influential philosophical positions on the nature of the beautiful, both in art and in the natural world.

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African Political Systems

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African Political Systems

Politics 323

This course concentrates on the dynamics of the post-colonial state in Africa and considers traditional African notions of politics.

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American Conservatism

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Social Sciences

American Conservatism

Politics 404

This course will explore the nature and origin of American conservatism through a careful study of its principal thinkers and writers.

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American Government

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American Government

Politics 301

This course focuses on the relationship between the major institutions of American government with a special emphasis on the relationship between the Presidency and the Congress in the formation of policy and in the control of the bureaucracy.

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Fine Arts

American Music

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Fine Arts

American Music

Music 403

Survey of indigenous, popular and art music of the United States, from the pre-colonial period to the present day.

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Social Sciences

American National Security Studies

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American National Security Studies

Politics 320

This course will investigate the meaning and nature of war and its relationship to politics.

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American Political Thought

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American Political Thought

Politics 202

This course focuses on the political thought of the late 19th century through today with special emphasis on the Progressive movement, New Deal, Great Society and contemporary politics.

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American Progressivism and Liberalism

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American Progressivism and Liberalism

Politics 403

An examination of the Progressive political thought that was integral to the new direction undertaken in American politics in the 20th century.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Analytical Chemistry

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Sciences and Mathematics

Analytical Chemistry

Chemistry 415

Quantitative determinations using gravimetric analysis, titrations (acid-base and complexiometric), and spectrophotometry are a part of the laboratory portion of this course.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Analytical Separation Science

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Sciences and Mathematics

Analytical Separation Science

Chemistry 419

Particular emphasis will be placed on liquid chromatography (ion chromatography, size exclusion, reversed-phase, normal-phase, affinity and chiral separations) and capillary electrophoresis (free solutions, gels, micellar and isoelectric focusing).

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Humanities

Ancient Christianity

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Humanities

Ancient Christianity

History 450

The history of the Christian Church from its origins to its rise as the dominant religion in the Roman Empire.

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Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece

History 401

Emphasis on politics and culture from the Mycenaean Age to the Greeks’ conquest of the Persian Empire under Alexander the Great (about 1400-300 B.C.).

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Ancient Near East

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Ancient Near East

History 400

Specialized historical survey of the politics and culture of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia and Israel.

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Ancient Philosophy

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Ancient Philosophy

Philosophy 211

A historical survey of ancient philosophy from Thales to St. Augustine.

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Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome

History 402

Emphasis on politics and culture from the foundations of the city to the reign of the Emperor Constantine (about 750 B.C.-300 A.D.).

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Humanities

Anglo-Saxon and Medieval British Literature: 600-1500

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Humanities

Anglo-Saxon and Medieval British Literature: 600-1500

English 310

A literary survey of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval literature in the context of its age.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Behavior

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Behavior

Biology 380

The study of empirical, theoretical and conceptual foundations of animal behavior.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Histology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Histology

Biology 356

The tools and techniques of the light microscope will be practiced, from tissue preparation to photomicroscopy and manuscript preparation.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Parasitology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Animal Parasitology

Biology 390

A survey of animal parasites, including their taxonomy, structure, life histories, and evolution.

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Fine Arts

Applied Instruction in Composition

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Fine Arts

Applied Instruction in Composition

Music 030-040

The student learns historically informed compositional techniques and applies creative musical concepts through weekly private instruction.

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Fine Arts

Argumentation: Theory and Practice

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Fine Arts

Argumentation: Theory and Practice

Speech 310

Analysis of the types of reasoning commonly employed in argumentative discourse.

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Fine Arts

Art 101: Drawing I

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Fine Arts

Art 101: Drawing I

A course for beginners as well as students with prior art background. Black-and-white art media (charcoal, pencil, markers) are employed. Emphasis on traditional approaches to drawing from observation balanced with concerns for design and personal expression.

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Fine Arts

Art Internship

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Fine Arts

Art Internship

Art 350

The student may arrange credit for art-intensive work experience in an organization such as an art museum, art gallery or publication office.

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Fine Arts

Artistic Anatomy

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Fine Arts

Artistic Anatomy

Art 323

Exploration of human anatomy for the emerging artist.

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Social Sciences

Assessment and Screening in Early Childhood Education

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Social Sciences

Assessment and Screening in Early Childhood Education

Education 476

An examination of techniques, materials and purposes for assessing preschool children in various areas of growth and development.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Astronomy

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Sciences and Mathematics

Astronomy

Physics 120

A study of the source of our information about the universe and our concepts of the solar system.

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Sport Studies

Athletic Training

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Sport Studies

Athletic Training

Sport Studies Department 260

A basic athletic training class with emphasis placed on the application of knowledge.

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Social Sciences

Austrian Economics I and II

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Social Sciences

Austrian Economics I and II

Economics 412-413

A year-long course which will present, analyze and critically assess the Austrian school of economics from its founder, Carl Menger, to present-day representatives such as Murray Rothbard and Israel Kirzner.

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Fine Arts

Ballet I

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Fine Arts

Ballet I

Dance 160

Students will receive an introduction to the basic techniques and vocabulary of ballet.

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Fine Arts

Ballet II

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Fine Arts

Ballet II

Dance 260

Intermediate ballet sections will be for students who have had previous ballet training. They will combine rhythm, dynamics, alignment, strength and flexibility while developing artistry and working with more speed and with a more advanced movement vocabulary.

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Fine Arts

Ballet III

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Ballet III

Dance 360

Continued development of ballet vocabulary. Further turning and jumping skills will be explored in depth. Musicality, artistry and expression will be emphasized.

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Fine Arts

Basic Directing for the Theatre

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Basic Directing for the Theatre

Theatre 340

Students will study the history of directing and the performance theories of several important directors.

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Basic Theatre Technology

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Fine Arts

Basic Theatre Technology

Theatre 225

The theatre craftsman as technician and problem solver.

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Fine Arts

Beginning Conducting

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Beginning Conducting

Music 324

Technique of the Baton; a workshop course in the fundamental theory and practice of conducting for students with little or no experience.

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Humanities

Beginning French 101-102

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Humanities

Beginning French 101-102

French 101-102

Two four-hour elementary courses stressing conversation as well as pronunciation, reading, and grammar.

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Beginning German

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Humanities

Beginning German

German 101-102

These introductory courses span two semesters, emphasizing conversation, grammar, reading, and pronunciation.

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Humanities

Beginning Greek I

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Beginning Greek I

Classics 103

An elementary course concentrating on the grammar, reading, and translation of Classical Greek.

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Beginning Greek II

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Humanities

Beginning Greek II

Classics 104

This class will study basic Greek grammar and read selections from Plato's works.

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Beginning Latin I

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Humanities

Beginning Latin I

Classics 101

An elementary course concentrating on the grammar, reading and translation of Classical Latin.

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Humanities

Beginning Latin II

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Humanities

Beginning Latin II

Classics 102

Students will complete their study of basic grammar in the first half of the term and spend the balance of the semester reading selections from Latin authors.

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Humanities

Beginning Spanish

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Humanities

Beginning Spanish

Spanish 101-102

Two four-hour elementary courses stressing conversation as well as pronunciation, reading, and grammar.

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Fine Arts

Big Band

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Fine Arts

Big Band

Music 160-2

Standard jazz big band instrumentation.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biochemistry

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Biochemistry

Chemistry 452

A descriptive study of the chemistry of nucleic acids, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, hormones and enzymes.

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Social Sciences

Biological Psychology

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Social Sciences

Biological Psychology

Psychology 314

This course addresses findings of neuroscience, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience involved in the biological bases of fundamental psychological processes, including sensation and perception, action, memory, language, and higher cognition.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biology Honors Thesis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biology Honors Thesis

Biology Honors Thesis

Preparation, presentation, and defense of senior thesis.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biology Seminar

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biology Seminar

Biology 287

Discussion of selected topics in evolution.

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Sport Studies

Biomechanics and Advanced Kinesiology

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Sport Studies

Biomechanics and Advanced Kinesiology

Sport Studies Department 430

This course is designed to help the student further understand the basics of human movement by applying mechanical principles to biological systems.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biostatistics

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Sciences and Mathematics

Biostatistics

Biology 340

An introduction to philosophy of science, logical structure of the scientific method and principles of univariate statistics for the biological sciences.

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Social Sciences

Business and Economic Statistics

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Business and Economic Statistics

Economics 206

An introduction to the collection, presentation and analysis of quantitative economic data, analysis of central tendency, dispersion, statistical inference, index numbers, time series, correlation and regression.

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Business Communication

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Business Communication

Speech 303

This course allows students to examine not only the theories, but also the practical applications of those theories to communication in the business environment.

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Business Ethics

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Business Ethics

Business Administration 419

A case course focusing on typical ethical dilemmas encountered by business managers.

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Humanities

Business German

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Humanities

Business German

German 401

An applied study of communication skills, terminology, rhetorical devices, and the culture of German business.

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Social Sciences

Business Law I

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Business Law I

Law 320

An introduction to legal rights and processes as they affect business. Detailed discussion of torts, crimes, sales and contract law.

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Business Law II

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Business Law II

Law 321

A sequel to Business Law I, this course continues the exploration of basic business law. Agency, partnership, employment, corporations, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy, insurance and property are the substantive areas examined.

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Social Sciences

Business Topics for the Non-Business Student

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Social Sciences

Business Topics for the Non-Business Student

Business Administration 215

A series of one-credit courses in various business topic areas. Designed as a general introduction to topics studied in greater detail in other business courses. May include general discussions of personal finance, beginning investing, leadership, starting a business, as well as other topics.

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Business Written Communication

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Business Written Communication

Business Administration 302

Emphasis on written communication in various business and professional contexts. Topics include report writing, business plans, professional correspondence and reports, and written communications in the employment context.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Calculus I

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Sciences and Mathematics

Calculus I

Mathematics 120

A comprehensive study of limits, continuity and differentiation of functions of one real variable and their applications.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Calculus II

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Calculus II

Mathematics 220

Techniques and applications of integration. Infinite sequences and series.

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Social Sciences

Case Studies in Finance

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Social Sciences

Case Studies in Finance

Business Administration 431

Case studies covering the topics of corporate financial analysis, value creation, financing alternatives, international finance and derivative securities. Extensive case readings and class participation are required.

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Social Sciences

Case Studies in the Origins of War

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Social Sciences

Case Studies in the Origins of War

History 475

Historical consideration of five case studies—four sets of developments that eventuated in war, and one that did not.

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Fine Arts

Chamber Choir

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Fine Arts

Chamber Choir

Music 199

An auditioned group of 28 voices which focuses on challenging a cappella repertoire.

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Fine Arts

Chamber Music Ensembles

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Fine Arts

Chamber Music Ensembles

Music 170

An opportunity for students to study chamber music for string, brass, woodwind or percussion ensembles.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Chemical Research

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Sciences and Mathematics

Chemical Research

Chemistry 590

Laboratory and/or literature research in advanced chemistry, designed to develop independent research skills through the guidance of a research mentor on a specific chemical problem.

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Child Psychology

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Social Sciences

Child Psychology

Psychology 350

Students will study cognitive and psychosocial development from the prenatal period through the onset of puberty.

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Fine Arts

Choreography and Improvisation I

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Fine Arts

Choreography and Improvisation I

Dance 220

This course is an introduction to improvisation and its use as a basis for dance choreography.

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Fine Arts

Choreography and Improvisation II

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Fine Arts

Choreography and Improvisation II

Dance 320

Students will be challenged with more complex improvisations and will use improvisational material to create solo and group choreography.

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Humanities

Christianity and Competing Worldviews

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Humanities

Christianity and Competing Worldviews

Religion 359

This course examines the incongruities and distinctions between the Christian faith and its contemporary rivals: Marxism, Atheism, Humanism, and Post-Modernism.

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Christianity and Politics

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Christianity and Politics

Politics 313

This course explores the political tension between what Augustine called the City of God and the City of Man. It examines the interaction between Christian theology and tradition, politics, and the philosophical claims of reason.

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Civil Rights

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Social Sciences

Civil Rights

Politics 305

A study of civil rights in the American regime, with a view to this question: what are the rights of the individual, and how does government protect them?

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Fine Arts

Class Instrumentation Instruction

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Fine Arts

Class Instrumentation Instruction

Music 135

Students wishing to learn an instrument at the beginning level will either sign up for private instruction or class instruction.

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Social Sciences

Classic Children's Literature

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Classic Children's Literature

Education 404

A survey of classic children’s literature from preschool through secondary grades, with occasional comparisons to modern children’s literature.

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Humanities

Classical French Literature

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Humanities

Classical French Literature

French 423

A close reading of major works of the 17th-century Golden Age.

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Humanities

Classical German Literature (The Age of Goethe)

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Humanities

Classical German Literature (The Age of Goethe)

German 412

A survey of Classical German literature through the study of major works by Lessing, Goethe, and Schiller.

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Classical Metaphysics

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Humanities

Classical Metaphysics

Philosophy 310

A study of “first philosophy,” this course inquires into the nature of being, considered as such.

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Classical Political Philosophy

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Social Sciences

Classical Political Philosophy

Politics 211

The course will focus on the writings of Plato and Aristotle and selections from other writers such as Thucydides, Aristophanes, Xenophon and Cicero.

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Social Sciences

Classical Quadrivium

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Social Sciences

Classical Quadrivium

Education 301

This course focuses on the four mathematical arts known as the quadrivium: arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy.

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Social Sciences

Cognitive Psychology

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Social Sciences

Cognitive Psychology

Psychology 313

This course addresses these questions and many others by critically examining theory and experimental evidence contributing to an understanding of fundamental cognitive processes, including those involved in perception, attention, memory, knowledge representation, language, problem solving, judgment, and decision making.

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Fine Arts

College Choir

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Fine Arts

College Choir

Music 190

Open to all students desiring a choral ensemble experience.

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Sciences and Mathematics

College Physics

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Sciences and Mathematics

College Physics

Physics 101-102

An introduction to mechanics, waves and thermodynamics is taught in 101. Electricity, magnetism, light, optics and modern physics are taught in 102. Modern physics consists of relativity and quantum, atomic, nuclear and particle physics.

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Social Sciences

Colonial America to 1763

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Social Sciences

Colonial America to 1763

History 206

British colonial America from the founding to the Treaty of Paris of 1763; emphasis on the religious, political and economic elements of colonial culture.

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Humanities

Colonial and Early American Literature: 1620-1820

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Humanities

Colonial and Early American Literature: 1620-1820

English 350

A literary survey of Colonial and Early American Literature in the context of its age.

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Fine Arts

Color Theory and Design

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Fine Arts

Color Theory and Design

Art 355

Explores principles, terminology and theories of color perception from Chevreul through Albers.

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Social Sciences

Comparative Economic Systems

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Social Sciences

Comparative Economic Systems

Economics 465

A study of the theoretical and practical differences between highly centralized “command” economies and comparatively decentralized “market” economies.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Comparative Human Societies

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Comparative Human Societies

Sociology 319

This course is an overview of the field of comparative sociology, focusing on some of the common features and differences among human societies from prehistoric times through the present.

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Comparative Politics: 20th Century Founders

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Social Sciences

Comparative Politics: 20th Century Founders

Politics 324

The 20th century saw new, often radical challenges to the regime of commercial republicanism.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

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Sciences and Mathematics

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

Biology 303

The weekly two-hour laboratories will involve dissections of lamprey, sharks, cats, and observation of a prosected human cadaver.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Complex Analysis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Complex Analysis

Mathematics 405

Students will study the theory of functions of a single complex variable.

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Humanities

Composition and Grammar Review

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Humanities

Composition and Grammar Review

Spanish 306

A concentrated review of grammar with the aim of developing an acceptable prose style.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Condensed Matter Physics

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Sciences and Mathematics

Condensed Matter Physics

Physics 520

A study of the properties and physical processes taking place in the solid.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Conservation

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Sciences and Mathematics

Conservation

Biology 350

Course includes field trip opportunities for hands-on learning that can be applied to environmentally responsible homestead management.

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Social Sciences

Constitutional History of the United States Since 1865

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Social Sciences

Constitutional History of the United States Since 1865

History 484

Constitutional problems of Reconstruction, labor and trust issues, expansions of governmental operations, controversies of the New Deal, civil liberties during the world wars and the Cold War, the struggle of minority groups for legal equality, the Warren court and legal issues of the Nixon administration.

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Social Sciences

Constitutional History of the United States to 1865

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Social Sciences

Constitutional History of the United States to 1865

History 483

The origins of American Constitutional concepts, the writing of the Constitution, American federalism in operation, and legal issues caused by sectionalism and the Civil War.

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Constitutional Law

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Constitutional Law

Politics 304

Survey of the Constitution and leading decisions of the Supreme Court concerning the separation and distribution of power within the national government and between the national government and the state governments.

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Social Sciences

Constitutional Political Economy

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Social Sciences

Constitutional Political Economy

Economics 470

Conventional microeconomics courses seek to understand individual decisions without regard for the institutional framework under which such decisions are made.

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Humanities

Contemporary Drama

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Humanities

Contemporary Drama

French 426

A study of representative plays from the French theatre of the 20th century.

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Social Sciences

Contemporary Issues in Education

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Social Sciences

Contemporary Issues in Education

Education 333

Students will engage in thorough and systematic examination of contemporary issues in education.

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Humanities

Contemporary Religious Thought

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Humanities

Contemporary Religious Thought

Religion 320

A study of the major theological positions developed in the 20th century, including Modernism, Neo-orthodoxy, Fundamentalism, and Liberation Theology.

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Humanities

Contemporary Topics

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Humanities

Contemporary Topics

German 402

A conversation course focusing on media, film, trans-Atlantic relations, etc.

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Humanities

Conversation and Composition

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Humanities

Conversation and Composition

French 411

Practice in oral and written expression, with study of grammar to develop an acceptable prose style.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Core Principles in Biology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Core Principles in Biology

Biology 101

Major themes will be consistent in each section offering, including historical aspects, principles of evolution, understanding science as “a way of knowing” and others, but most important is the connection made among man, his environment, society, and the scientific process used to discover what we know.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Cosmology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Cosmology

Physics 140

An introduction to modern theories of the structure of matter and energy in the universe, and its evolution from the Big Bang to the present.

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Fine Arts

Counterpoint

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Fine Arts

Counterpoint

Music 426

A study of 16th and 18th century contrapuntal techniques.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Crime and Punishment

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Crime and Punishment

Sociology 329

A general introduction to the sociological fields of criminology and criminal justice.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Cultural Anthropology

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Cultural Anthropology

Sociology 306

An overview of cultural anthropology which aims to illustrate how the basic concepts, techniques and theories developed by cultural anthropologists help us to understand human cultures of various degrees of complexity, including our own.

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Fine Arts

Dance Repertoire

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Dance Repertoire

Dance 210

Students will learn and rehearse choreographic works of both Hillsdale faculty members and guest artists, culminating in a fully produced performance.

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Debate

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Debate

Speech 251

Open to all students interested in learning or in polishing and employing existing skills in the fundamentals of debate.

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Fine Arts

Design for the Theatre I

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Design for the Theatre I

Theatre 236

An introduction to the various ideas and techniques of designing in the theatre.

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Design for the Theatre II

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Design for the Theatre II

Theatre 336

Students will build on the material from Design for the Theatre I to focus their learning in one of the three areas listed. Both artistic and practical drawings will be emphasized.

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Design I

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Design I

Art 104

A course in visual communication offering experience in using fundamental elements of design: line, space, texture, value, form, pattern and color.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Developmental Biology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Developmental Biology

Biology 302

An introduction to vertebrate development, including studies of germ cells, segmentation, and growth of the principal tissues and organs.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Deviance and Social Control

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Deviance and Social Control

Sociology 327

A survey of deviance theory, and readings in the sociology of deviance and social control. Emphasis will usually be on types of deviance other than crime.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

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Sciences and Mathematics

Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

Mathematics 340

A study of the techniques and theory of solving ordinary and partial differential equations.

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Fine Arts

Digital Photography

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Digital Photography

Art 361

Introduction to the techniques and aesthetics of digital photography.

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Humanities

Dostoevsky: The Madman and the Prophet

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Dostoevsky: The Madman and the Prophet

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Fine Arts

Dramaturgy

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Dramaturgy

Theatre 410

Students will embark on a rigorous study of the author, the author’s other works, the theatre history and the cultural history of the time period of the play.

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Drawing I

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Drawing I

Art 101

A course for beginners as well as students with prior art background.

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Drawing II

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Drawing II

Art 302

Intermediate-level problems in objective drawing techniques.

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Drawing III

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Drawing III

Art 333

Additional experience in figure drawing with an emphasis on anatomy and development of graphic proficiency.

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Drawing IV

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Drawing IV

Art 334

Continued mastery of figure drawing.

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Drawing V

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Drawing V

Art 335

Continued mastery of figure drawing.

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Social Sciences

E-Commerce

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E-Commerce

Business Administration 457

E-Commerce, through a business application, directly applies marketing strategies and concepts to a practical commerce-based website. It prepares future business decision makers for the rapidly changing world of Web business practices.

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Social Sciences

Early Childhood Directed Teaching

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Early Childhood Directed Teaching

Education 506

Requires planning and delivering instruction for children in the early childhood grades.

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Early Childhood Education Instructional Programs

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Early Childhood Education Instructional Programs

Education 306

A comparative study of the curriculum and philosophy of various early childhood education programs.

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Early Middle Ages

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Early Middle Ages

History 311

Beginning with an in-depth analysis of the Roman, Germanic and Christian contributions to the emergence of a distinctive medieval culture by the time of Charlemagne, the class will then examine the development of political, social and economic structures in Western Europe, the revitalization of agriculture and trade, and the issues involved in the Investiture Controversy and the Crusades.

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Econometrics

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Econometrics

Economics 362

An introduction to, and foundations for, the use of techniques for estimating and testing relationships between variables.

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Economic History of the United States

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Economic History of the United States

History 442

The economic development of the United States.

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Economics of Public Choice

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Economics of Public Choice

Economics 415

Applications of supply and demand in the analysis of collective decisions.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Editing

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Editing

Journalism 312

This course helps students become better editors through writing and editing their own work and the work of their peers, focusing on clarity, accuracy, style, length, content, and deadline pressure.

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Educational Psychology

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Educational Psychology

Education 299

The application of psychological principles to the learning process of the school child.

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Humanities

Eighteenth-Century Theology: Jonathan Edwards and American Puritanism

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Eighteenth-Century Theology: Jonathan Edwards and American Puritanism

Religion 319

An examination of Puritan theology and polity in 18th-century America and their formative influence upon subsequent American life and thought.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Electricity and Magnetism

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Electricity and Magnetism

Physics 460

An essential study of electric and magnetic phenomena, with emphasis on the fields in vacuo and in materials.

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Electrodynamics

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Electrodynamics

Physics 506

Applications of Maxwell’s equations to numerous practical situations in electrodynamics, including electromagnetic waves and radiation.

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Electronics

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Electronics

Physics 410

Lectures deal with the understanding, design and use of basic electronic circuits, including passive networks, transducers, current and voltage amplifiers.

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Social Sciences

Elementary Directed Teaching in Grades K-8

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Elementary Directed Teaching in Grades K-8

Education 555

The full-time, full semester placement of students in local schools specific to their anticipated certification and endorsements.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Emergence of Sociological Thought

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Emergence of Sociological Thought

Sociology 391

A historical and philosophical examination of major figures in social theory during the period when sociology was emerging as a discipline (mid-1800s through early 1900s).

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English Grammar

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English Grammar

Education 101

This course covers the elements of English grammar for the purpose of teaching grammar.

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Entomology

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Entomology

Biology 370

The study of insects, their classification, their physiology and structure, and their relationships to each other, to their environment and to man.

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Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship

Business Administration 304

A study of entrepreneurs and the creation of new ventures.

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Humanities

Ethical Theory

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Ethical Theory

Philosophy 312

A critical review of recent developments in ethical and value theory.

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Social Sciences

Europe in the 20th Century

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Europe in the 20th Century

History 316

World War I and the “lost peace,” the birth of totalitarian regimes, World War II and the Cold War, European integration and the problems of the nuclear age.

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Europe, 1618-1798

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Europe, 1618-1798

History 314

Europe in the 18th century, through the French Revolution to the fall of Napoleon in France; the expansion of education, science and philosophy; the growth of the middle class and the beginnings of industrialism.

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European Military History to 1870

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European Military History to 1870

History 469

Survey of major military innovations (technological and intellectual), land campaigns in Europe and colonial activity from the medieval period to the Franco-Prussian War.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Evolution and Biological Diversity

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Sciences and Mathematics

Evolution and Biological Diversity

Biology 201

This course introduces the beginning biology student to all the major groups of organisms and to their fundamental taxonomic relationships.

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Sport Studies

Exercise Physiology

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Sport Studies

Exercise Physiology

Sport Studies Department 490

This course provides a broad survey of the physiological mechanisms involved in the human response to exercise.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Experimental Physics I

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Experimental Physics I

Physics 310

Modern physics lab emphasizing experimental techniques.

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Experimental Physics II

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Experimental Physics II

Physics 311

This course will continue work on statistical concepts in data and error analysis, scientific report writing, and measurement procedures.

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Social Sciences

Explicit Phonics Reading Instruction

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Explicit Phonics Reading Instruction

Education 403

The study of how children best learn to read and print alphabetic language, and practice in explicit phonics instruction.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Exploring Health Careers

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Sciences and Mathematics

Exploring Health Careers

Chemistry 597-Spring

This course is geared towards freshmen and sophomores considering a career in healthcare. A combination of readings, speakers, and shadowing are used to give students exposure to a wide array of career options.

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Social Sciences

Federal Income Tax I

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Federal Income Tax I

Accounting 316

A study of the taxation of individuals under the Internal Revenue Code.

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Federal Income Tax II

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Federal Income Tax II

Accounting 317

A study of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the taxation of corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates and related entities.

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Sport Studies

Field Experience

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Sport Studies

Field Experience

Sport Studies Department 392

This study is a laboratory experience in a health, sport studies, teaching, or athletic program which includes student assistantships in teaching, intramurals, club sports, and varsity athletics.

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Financial Management

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Financial Management

Business Administration 330

An introduction to business finance, covering the topics of present value, stock and bond valuation, capital budgeting, financial forecasting and capital structure.

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Fine Arts

Folk Dance

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Folk Dance

Dance 180

Varying types and styles of folk dance may be the topic of any given semester of study: Scottish Highland Dance, African Dance, Contra and Square Dance are just a few examples of what the class might cover.

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Humanities

Foreign Internship

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Humanities

Foreign Internship

French 460

Work in a foreign country outside the borders of the United States.

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Fine Arts

Forensics

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Forensics

Speech 261

Open to all students interested in learning the fundamentals of competitive public speaking, or in polishing and employing existing skills.

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Humanities

French Civilization and Culture I

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French Civilization and Culture I

French 301

A study of French life and culture from the Middle Ages to the Revolution of 1789.

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French Civilization and Culture II

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French Civilization and Culture II

French 302

A study of French life and culture from the Revolution of 1789 to the 20th century.

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Humanities

French Discussion I, II, III, or IV

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French Discussion I, II, III, or IV

French 414-417

A weekly discussion class in French with topics drawn from current events in France, relationships between the French and American cultures, the French film and television media, l'informatique, etc.

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Humanities

French for International Business

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French for International Business

French 412

French using international business usage and terminology as points of departure.

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Humanities

French Masterworks in English Translation

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French Masterworks in English Translation

French 452

A study of complete versions of French masterpieces in English translation.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Freshwater Biology

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Freshwater Biology

Biology 364

An introduction to the ecology of inland waters, including lakes, ponds, wetlands and streams.

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Fine Arts

Fundamentals of Music

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Fundamentals of Music

Music 111

Students will acquire foundational skills in the aural and written components of music theory.

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Humanities

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

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Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Rhetoric & Public Address 201

The theory and process of shaping ideas into an effective oral presentation. Particular attention is paid to selecting supporting materials, arranging ideas in a logical manner, and delivering the speech effectively. Emphasis is placed on an extemporaneous style of presenting informative and persuasive speeches, with opportunities also provided for impromptu speaking experiences.

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Social Sciences

Futures and Options Markets

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Futures and Options Markets

Business Administration 411

This course provides an introduction to the trading, pricing and risk management applications of financial derivatives.

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Social Sciences

Game Theory

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Game Theory

Economics 373

Game theory is the study of the interaction of rational decision makers.

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Game Theory

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Game Theory

Mathematics 375

This course uses game theory to study incentives and strategic behavior in practical situations of inter-dependent decision making and negotiations.

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Sciences and Mathematics

General Chemistry I and II

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Sciences and Mathematics

General Chemistry I and II

Chemistry 101-102

These courses cover fundamental laws and theories: the atom and the nature of the chemical bond, stoichiometry, phases of matter, solution chemistry, kinetics, equilibria, electrochemistry, coordination complexes and an introduction to thermodynamics.

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General Ecology

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General Ecology

Biology 250

The course will demonstrate the role of evolution in ecosystem composition, structure, and function.

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Genetics

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Genetics

Biology 309

The study of the principles of heredity, gene function and mutation, and growth and reproduction.

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Humanities

German Composition, Conversation, and Grammar I

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Humanities

German Composition, Conversation, and Grammar I

German 303

An intermediate intensive language course seeking to further the student’s writing skills, oral competence, and knowledge of grammar.

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Humanities

German Composition, Conversation, and Grammar II

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German Composition, Conversation, and Grammar II

German 304

A continuation of German 303.

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Humanities

German Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to the 18th Century

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German Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to the 18th Century

German 420

German culture and civilization reflected in great literary, philosophical, and religious writings.

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Humanities

German Literature in English Translation

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German Literature in English Translation

German 452

Open to all students, this course covers great works of German literature in translation.

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Fine Arts

Graphic Design I

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Graphic Design I

Art 353

A course involving visual design in computer applications. Involves Adobe Photoshop software and Macintosh hardware.

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Humanities

Great Books in Continental Literature: Renaissance to Modern

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Humanities

Great Books in Continental Literature: Renaissance to Modern

English 201

This course will introduce the student to Great Books of European literature from the Renaissance to modern times.

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Humanities

Great Books in the British and American Traditions

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Humanities

Great Books in the British and American Traditions

English 105

A continuation of English 104 but with a focus on Great Books in the British and American traditions.

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Humanities

Great Books in the Western Tradition: Ancient to Medieval

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Great Books in the Western Tradition: Ancient to Medieval

English 104

This course will introduce the student to representative Great Books of the Western World from Antiquity to the Middle Ages.

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Humanities

Greek and Roman Literature and Culture

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Greek and Roman Literature and Culture

Classics 200

This class is a study of Greek and Roman literature and culture and its influences on the Western tradition.

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Greek Civilization

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Greek Civilization

Classics 301

This class is an in-depth study of Greek culture from Homer to Aristotle and its legacy in the West.

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Greek Drama

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Greek Drama

Classics 424

This class will read selections from Attic tragedy and comedy in Greek.

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Greek Epic and Lyric

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Greek Epic and Lyric

Classics 425

This class will read selections from Homer, archaic lyric, and Pindar in Greek.

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Humanities

Greek Historical Writing

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Greek Historical Writing

Classics 423

This class is a close study of Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon in Greek.

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Humanities

Greek Literature from Homer through Herodotus

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Greek Literature from Homer through Herodotus

Classics 350

This class will read selections from Homer, Hesiod, and Herodotus.

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Greek Literature in Translation

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Greek Literature in Translation

Classics 401

This is an intensive reading course of the important authors and genres of Greek literature in translation.

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Greek Literature of the Golden Age

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Greek Literature of the Golden Age

Classics 351

This class will read selections from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Thucydides.

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Greek Mythology

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Greek Mythology

Classics 310

This class is a study of the myths and legends concerning the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman antiquity as they appear in literature and art.

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Fine Arts

Guitar Class

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Guitar Class

Music 120 A, B, C

Emphasis on posture and procedures in holding the instrument and fundamentals of reading various forms of tablature and notation.

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Social Sciences

High and Late Middle Ages

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High and Late Middle Ages

History 312

The class will begin by examining medieval civilization at its height: the development of limited monarchies and representative institutions in England, France and the Holy Roman Empire; the growth of papal monarchy; the 12th-century renaissance; the rise of universities; scholasticism; Gothic architecture; and the chivalric ideal.

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Historical Geology

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Historical Geology

Biology 318

Emphasis is placed on developing skills in both spatial and temporal cognition.

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Fine Arts

History and Literature of Music I

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History and Literature of Music I

Music 322

Survey of music and its development in Western civilization to about 1750.

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Fine Arts

History and Literature of Music II

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History and Literature of Music II

Music 323

Survey of the development of music as an art in Western civilization from about 1750 to the present.

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Sport Studies

History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport

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Sport Studies

History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport

Sport Studies Department 335

This course is designed to teach fundamental concepts and philosophy underlying physical education, fitness, and sport, as well as historical developments and their significance.

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Social Sciences

History and Systems of Psychology

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History and Systems of Psychology

Psychology 499

This history of psychology from the ancient Greek period through the contemporary era is surveyed.

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Fine Arts

History of American Art

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Fine Arts

History of American Art

Art 412

A study of art and architecture of the geographic region of the United States from older Indian cultures through European colonial to modern American art.

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Social Sciences

History of American Foreign Policy

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History of American Foreign Policy

History 487

United States foreign policy from the American Revolution through the Cold War.

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Fine Arts

History of American Public Address

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History of American Public Address

Speech 455

The study of speeches influential in shaping public life in America, especially within the political sphere.

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Social Sciences

History of American Religion

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History of American Religion

History 455

Survey of the Judeo-Christian heritage of the United States, with special attention to church histories.

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Fine Arts

History of American Theatre

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History of American Theatre

Theatre 408

American plays from the colonial period to the present will be examined in relation to changing political, social and cultural issues in the United States and to the search for—and development of—a distinctly “American” theatrical identity.

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Fine Arts

History of Art: Prehistoric through Medieval

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History of Art: Prehistoric through Medieval

Art 203

A survey of the visual arts of architecture, painting and sculpture in their developments from Paleolithic art through the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Christian Middle Ages.

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History of Art: Renaissance through Modern

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Fine Arts

History of Art: Renaissance through Modern

Art 204

A follow-up to Art 203, this course surveys Renaissance, Baroque and the parade of changing styles of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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History of Baroque Art

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History of Baroque Art

Art 309

An examination of the principal developments in Italian and northern European art of the 17th century.

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Humanities

History of Christian Thought I

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History of Christian Thought I

Religion 213

The development of Christian philosophical and theological thought from the close of the New Testament to 1500 A.D.

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History of Christian Thought II

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History of Christian Thought II

Religion 214

A study of Christian intellectual and doctrinal history from 1500 to the present.

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Social Sciences

History of Colonial Latin America

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Social Sciences

History of Colonial Latin America

History 321

Survey of Latin American history from pre-colonial times through the coming of independence.

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Fine Arts

History of Dance

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Fine Arts

History of Dance

Dance 215

Students will be given an overview of dance forms from around the world and throughout history. The interrelatedness and impact of dance on other art forms, as well as its role in society, will be particularly emphasized. Students will gain this knowledge through lectures, readings and viewing live dance performance and films.

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Social Sciences

History of Economic Thought I and II

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History of Economic Thought I and II

Economics 355-356

A two-course evaluation of man’s ideas about economic matters, including an examination of the relationship of economic theories to the respective historical environments in which those theories were developed.

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Social Sciences

History of England After 1485

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History of England After 1485

History 416

The Tudor and Stuart dynasties, constitutional monarchy under the Hanoverians, the Industrial Revolution, characteristics of the Victorian era, British imperialism and the problems stemming from two world wars.

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History of France Since 1815

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History of France Since 1815

History 415

Seven different regimes from Louis XVIII to Francois Mitterrand: the revolutionary legacy, the acquisition and loss of a colonial empire, the impact of war and defeat, the redefinition of France’s role in the world, and the transition from Gaullism to socialism.

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Sciences and Mathematics

History of Mathematics

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Sciences and Mathematics

History of Mathematics

Mathematics 390

A study of the historical development of various branches of mathematics from antiquity through the end of the nineteenth century.

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Fine Arts

History of Modern Art

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Fine Arts

History of Modern Art

Art 411

An examination of both revolutionary and traditional styles of art and architecture during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Social Sciences

History of Modern Latin America

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Social Sciences

History of Modern Latin America

History 322

Major themes include the impact of independence, the growth of national consciousness, boundary disputes and war in the 19th century, the rise of the caudillo, economic and social development, international relations and the place of Latin America in the contemporary world.

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Fine Arts

History of Opera

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History of Opera

Music 404

Surveys opera and related forms from the end of the 16th century to the present.

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Fine Arts

History of Renaissance Art

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Fine Arts

History of Renaissance Art

Art 308

A study of both sacred and secular art in Europe from about 1300 to 1550, the development of an individualistic spirit, the beginnings of scientific naturalism and classic revival during an age which laid the foundations of the modern world.

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Social Sciences

History of Russia to 1917

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History of Russia to 1917

History 419

Russia from earliest times to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.

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History of Spain

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History of Spain

History 412

Spanish history and culture from the Islamic invasion of Iberia in 711 to the Civil War and the Franco dictatorship.

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History of the American West

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History of the American West

History 440

History of the moving frontier from early colonial times to 1890.

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History of the Far East

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History of the Far East

History 430

The ancient civilizations of China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam and their subsequent changes and relations with the West.

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History of the Middle East

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History of the Middle East

History 425

The Middle East from the rise of Islam to the present.

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Social Sciences

History of the United States Presidency

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History of the United States Presidency

History 485

This course explores the history of the United States Presidency from the administration of George Washington to the present.

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History Study Travel Programs

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History Study Travel Programs

History 518

Offers students an opportunity for intensive and focused exploration of a historically significant region under the close guidance of a member of the history faculty.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Honors Thesis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Honors Thesis

Mathematics 575

Investigation of a mathematical topic, under faculty supervision, leading to the honors thesis option in mathematics or computational mathematics.

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Social Sciences

How to Start and Manage a Business—A Seminar

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Social Sciences

How to Start and Manage a Business—A Seminar

Business Administration 597

Students receive instruction in five areas, namely; Management, Marketing, Finance, Business Law, and Human Resources selection and development.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Human Anatomy and Physiology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Biology 308

A study of the structure and function of the human body.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Human Gross Anatomy

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Sciences and Mathematics

Human Gross Anatomy

Biology 413

This laboratory-based course will consist of two hours of lecture and four hours of directed cadaveric dissections each week.

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Humanities

Iberoamerican Civilization and Culture

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Iberoamerican Civilization and Culture

Spanish 303

A study of Latin American civilization and culture from pre-colonial times to the present.

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Social Sciences

Industrial Organization

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Industrial Organization

Economics 323

A survey of antitrust laws and practices, regulated industries, governmental enterprises and other governmental interventions in the marketplace.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Inorganic Chemistry

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Inorganic Chemistry

Chemistry 406

Topics include coordination chemistry, ligand field theory, organometallic compounds and descriptive chemistry.

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Instrumental Methods of Analysis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Chemistry 522

A course that includes lecture and/or laboratory work in basic electronics, flame atomic emission and absorption spectroscopy, UV-Vis and IR molecular absorption, luminescence methods, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, electrochemical analysis, and liquid and gas chromatography.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Integrated Calculus I-A

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Sciences and Mathematics

Integrated Calculus I-A

Mathematics 112

This course focuses on the concepts of functions, limits, continuity and differentiation, exploring them in the context of algebraic functions.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Integrated Calculus I-B

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Sciences and Mathematics

Integrated Calculus I-B

Mathematics 113

This course focuses on the Differential Calculus of transcendental functions, including exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

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Social Sciences

Intellectual History of the United States

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Social Sciences

Intellectual History of the United States

History 482

Studies in American thought and its social consequences from the colonial period to the present.

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Humanities

Intensive Intermediate German

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Intensive Intermediate German

German 202

An intensive language course whose reading segments place emphasis on themes in German culture and civilization.

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Intensive Intermediate Spanish

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Intensive Intermediate Spanish

Spanish 202

The reading and discussion of some representative works of Spanish literature with oral practice and composition.

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Social Sciences

Interaction and Social Definition

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Interaction and Social Definition

Sociology 317

Studies in the sociology of everyday interaction and meaning, usually from a broadly symbolic interactionist perspective.

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Social Sciences

Intermediate Accounting I

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Intermediate Accounting I

Accounting 311

An in-depth and comprehensive study of the financial statements, with special emphasis on valuation of each class of asset.

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Social Sciences

Intermediate Accounting II

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Intermediate Accounting II

Accounting 312

A continuation of Intermediate Accounting I, emphasizing liability and stockholders’ equity accounts.

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Fine Arts

Intermediate Digital Photography

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Fine Arts

Intermediate Digital Photography

Art 362

Continued exploration of technical processes in shooting and printing digital photographs.

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Humanities

Intermediate French

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Humanities

Intermediate French

French 201

A review of grammar, idioms, and vocabulary; practice in speaking and writing French; reading of modern French prose.

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Humanities

Intermediate German

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Intermediate German

German 201

A review of grammar, expansion of vocabulary, practice of spoken and written German, and the study of a novel or other prose texts.

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Intermediate Latin

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Intermediate Latin

Classics 201

Selections of Latin prose and poetry from major classical authors.

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Intermediate Macroeconomics

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Intermediate Macroeconomics

Economics 304

A thorough exposure to classical, Keynesian and Monetarist macroeconomics.

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Intermediate Microeconomics

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Intermediate Microeconomics

Economics 303

An advanced analysis of exchange, production, productive resource use and price theory.

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Intermediate Social Dance

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Intermediate Social Dance

Dance 250

Building on the basics learned in Social Dance, the student will learn new dances and combinations, building confidence, rhythm and musicality.

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Intermediate Spanish

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Intermediate Spanish

Spanish 201

Intensive drill in conversation, supplemented with grammar review and composition.

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International Business

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International Business

Business Administration 453

Study of the political, economic and cultural environment of international business, the comparative advantages of countries, and the strategies companies may pursue to gain and sustain competitive advantage.

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International Business Law

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International Business Law

Law 430

An introduction to the legal considerations of international business transactions.

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International Finance

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International Finance

Business Administration 432

This course surveys the modern paradigms in international finance stressing the behavior and the global competitive environment facing the multinational firm.

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International Monetary Economics

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International Monetary Economics

Economics 461

A study of the macroeconomics of international trade.

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International Politics: The 21st Century

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International Politics: The 21st Century

Politics 421

“Globalization,” “democratization,” the “clash of civilizations,” the “war on terror”: citizens in the contemporary world confront challenges unanticipated at the end of the last century.

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Fine Arts

Internship in Broadcasting

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Internship in Broadcasting

Speech 440

Involves on-the-job experience at a commercial radio station and includes supervision by the station’s personnel.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Internship in Journalism

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Internship in Journalism

Journalism 340

By working at a newspaper, magazine, media website, radio station, television channel, or other journalistic enterprise, students gain essential practical experience.

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Fine Arts

Interpersonal Communication

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Interpersonal Communication

Speech 285

Students will examine the processes of interpersonal communication at the levels of theory, analysis and performance.

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Social Sciences

Introduction to American Foreign Policy

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Introduction to American Foreign Policy

Politics 220

American statesmen have defended the principles of the regime and the rights of its citizens in a world of empires and nation-states.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Introduction to American Studies: “‘We the People’: An American Journey”

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Introduction to American Studies: “‘We the People’: An American Journey”

Interdisciplinary Studies 300

The purpose of the course is to develop an integrated understanding of our American historical, literary, and political experience from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century.

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Introduction to Broadcasting

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Introduction to Broadcasting

Rhetoric & Public Address 240

Includes discussion of the development of the broadcast media in the U.S. and elsewhere, the regulatory function of the Federal Communications Commission, and the organization of the media, both at network and local levels. It provides some practical experience with writing and performing basic types of programming that are to be found on radio and television today.

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Introduction to Computational Physics

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Introduction to Computational Physics

Physics 350

Computer techniques and methods to solve physical problems are taught.

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Education 106

A survey of general considerations such as instructional strategies, cognitive development, classroom management and discipline.

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Introduction to Eastern Religion

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Introduction to Eastern Religion

Religion 356

An introduction to some of the major Chinese, Indian, and Japanese religious traditions, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Taoism, and Shintoism.

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Introduction to Greek Prose

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Introduction to Greek Prose

Classics 202

This class will read from Plato and the New Testament in Greek.

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Introduction to Homeric Greek

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Introduction to Homeric Greek

Classics 220

This class will study the meter, dialect, and genre of Homer’s epic, with attention to critical approaches to the lliad as a whole.

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Introduction to Islam

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Introduction to Islam

Religion 355

This course introduces the Muslim religion, its history, doctrine, and practice.

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Introduction to Journalism

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Introduction to Journalism

Journalism 301-302

This two-semester sequence focuses on journalistic writing and an ethical free press.

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Introduction to Literary Texts

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Introduction to Literary Texts

French 300

Reading and discussion of representative works of French literature, with special attention to compositional skills.

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Introduction to Logic

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Introduction to Logic

Philosophy 107

An introduction to the principles of valid reasoning designed to develop analytical skills and abilities.

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Fine Arts

Introduction to Music Studies

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Introduction to Music Studies

Music 110

Serves as an overview to the concentration in music.

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Introduction to Philosophy

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Introduction to Philosophy

Philosophy 105

A general introduction to the problems, methods, scope and history of philosophical inquiry as exemplified by the course of moral theory.

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Introduction to Political Economy

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Introduction to Political Economy

Economics 105

An introduction to the study of economics and its relationship to political systems.

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Introduction to Psychology

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Introduction to Psychology

Psychology 101

Survey of the contemporary science of psychology.

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Introduction To Shakespeare

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Introduction To Shakespeare

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Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid

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Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid

Classics 320

The class will read in Latin several books of Vergil’s epic.

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Introduction to Western Religion

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Introduction to Western Religion

Religion 105

A study of the origins and development of religious thought and practice in the Western tradition, beginning with the Old and New Testaments and extending through modern theological developments in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Introduction to World Religions

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Introduction to World Religions

Religion 101

A survey of the major religious traditions of the world.

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Introductory Biblical Hebrew

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Introductory Biblical Hebrew

Religion 390

A beginning course introducing the elementary grammar and vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible with a view toward reading and translation.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Invertebrate Zoology

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Invertebrate Zoology

Biology 301

The study of the structure and development of various invertebrate animals.

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Social Sciences

Investments I

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Investments I

Business Administration 410

The course introduces mean-variance portfolio analysis stressing the core knowledge and tools used by professional portfolio managers.

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Investments II

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Investments II

Business Administration 433

A seminar in portfolio management, this course examines advanced topics in professional management of investment funds.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Issues and Themes in Journalism

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Issues and Themes in Journalism

Journalism 318

A close examination of particular topics in journalism, such as investigative reporting, freedom of the press, and ethics.

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Humanities

Issues in Contemporary Epistemology

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Issues in Contemporary Epistemology

Philosophy 342

Readings in contemporary theories and disputes in epistemology.

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Issues in Contemporary Metaphysics

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Issues in Contemporary Metaphysics

Philosophy 343

Readings in contemporary theories and disputes in metaphysics.

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Social Sciences

Jacksonian America

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Jacksonian America

History 302

From the Peace of Ghent to the era of “Manifest Destiny” and the deepening of sectional conflict.

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Fine Arts

Jazz Combos

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Jazz Combos

Music 170 J

Small jazz combos focusing on the study of improvisation through scales, chord changes and jazz forms.

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Junior Research

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Junior Research

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Junior Seminar

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Junior Seminar

Biology 590

Introduction to research; group format.

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Justice and the Law in the Greco-Roman World

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Justice and the Law in the Greco-Roman World

Classics 315

This class is a study of the evolution of the concepts of justice and of the legal systems of the Greeks and Romans and their legacy to the Western tradition.

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Knowledge, Thought, and Society

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Knowledge, Thought, and Society

Philosophy 435

Readings from both philosophers and social scientists on the social dimensions of knowledge and cognition.

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Labor and Employment Law

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Labor and Employment Law

Law 322

This course is designed for the student who is planning a career in business. All major national labor legislation is studied.

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Labor Economics

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Labor Economics

Economics 328

A survey of the labor movement, union structures and internal political forces.

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Laboratory Assistantship

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Laboratory Assistantship

Chemistry 598

Practical experience in setting up experiments and supervising laboratory work.

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Latin Epic and Lyric

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Latin Epic and Lyric

Classics 403

A study of the epic and lyric genres of Latin poetry.

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Latin Prose Composition I and II

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Latin Prose Composition I and II

Classics 411-412

Intensive work in composing Latin prose, with special attention to Latin syntax and prose style.

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Law and Economics

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Law and Economics

Economics 472

This course uses rational choice theory to understand legal rule-making and institutions.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Law and Society

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Law and Society

Interdisciplinary Studies 597.01

This one-hour course will introduce you to all of the things you should know if you are considering a career in law, including: the basics of the American legal system, what lawyers do, the law school admissions process, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), and how to write a personal statement.

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Fine Arts

Leadership in Group Dynamics

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Fine Arts

Leadership in Group Dynamics

Speech 370

Examines the role of communication in the productivity of task-oriented groups.

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Social Sciences

Learning

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Learning

Psychology 312

Survey and analysis of major classical and contemporary learning theories.

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Liberal Arts Teacher Apprenticeship

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Liberal Arts Teacher Apprenticeship

Education 401

Students complete a part-time (10-20 hours per week) or full-time (30-40 hours per week) apprenticeship in an approved private or charter school.

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Social Sciences

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

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Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Psychology 311

Considers biological, cognitive, and psychosocial development from birth until the end of life.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Light

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Light

Physics 509

Background and theory necessary to understand modern optical devices, instruments, techniques and phenomena.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Linear Algebra

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Sciences and Mathematics

Linear Algebra

Mathematics 310

The theory and applications of vector spaces, matrix algebra, linear transformations and eigenvalues.

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Humanities

Literature of the Augustan Age

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Literature of the Augustan Age

Classics 322

Selections from Horace, Vergil, Livy, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid.

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Literature of the Roman Republic

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Literature of the Roman Republic

Classics 321

Selections from Plautus, Terence, Lucretius, Caesar, Cicero, and Sallust.

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Social Sciences

Logic and Rhetoric in Classical Education

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Logic and Rhetoric in Classical Education

Education 393

This course focuses on logic and rhetoric, which along with grammar comprise the “arts of the word” known as the trivium.

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Social Sciences

Looking Backward: Fifty Years of American History

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Social Sciences

Looking Backward: Fifty Years of American History

Interdisciplinary Studies 575

The purpose of the course is to complete the more general survey found in IDS 300, “We the People: An American Journey.” The readings are extensive and delve into post-World War II economic, historical, literary, political, religious and sociological interests.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Figures in Journalism

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Figures in Journalism

Journalism 306

A close, critical study of major figures: their lives, their work, and their impact.

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Fine Arts

Makeup Design

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Makeup Design

Theatre 339

Intended for the serious performer, this class will prepare students to proceed from character analysis to finished performance makeup.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Mammalian Physiology

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Mammalian Physiology

Biology 412

A study of the functional properties of mammalian systems. Laboratory work includes experimental analysis of typical vertebrate systems.

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Mammalogy

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Sciences and Mathematics

Mammalogy

Biology 383

The lecture will present the diversity and biology of mammals from an evolutionary perspective.

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Management Theory and Practice

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Management Theory and Practice

Business Administration 325

A study of basic principles of management and leadership in global organizations.

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Managerial and Cost Accounting

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Managerial and Cost Accounting

Accounting 431

The accumulating and reporting of costs of operations, budgets and other tools of management for measuring profitability of a business enterprise are studied. Emphasis is given to the various cost systems—job order, process cost, standard cost and variable costing.

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Marine Biology

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Marine Biology

Biology 368

Lectures and laboratories are complemented with boat and snorkeling trips to coral reefs and other marine habitats in the vicinity of Long Key, Florida.

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Social Sciences

Marketing Management

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Marketing Management

Business Administration 452

An in-depth analysis of the quantitative and qualitative factors involved in the management of the marketing function.

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Marketing Research

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Marketing Research

Business Administration 516

A seminar outlining the essential components of marketing research. Emphasis is given to the systematic and objective analysis of market research processes.

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Master Teachers in the Western Tradition

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Master Teachers in the Western Tradition

Education 402

This course focuses on the lives, writings, and pedagogical practices of great teachers by reading classic works by or about them.

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Mathematical Economics

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Mathematical Economics

Economics 464

A mathematical treatment of the theory of the firm and household behavior, including optimization problems, implicit functions and comparative statistics.

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Mathematical Modeling

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Sciences and Mathematics

Mathematical Modeling

Mathematics 380

This course serves as an introduction to the formulation, analysis and interpretation of mathematical models in the study of problems in the natural, management and social sciences.

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Mathematics and Deductive Reasoning

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Mathematics and Deductive Reasoning

Mathematics 105

This course is designed to explore the nature of mathematics and give the student an introduction to logic and mathematical reasoning as a means for that investigation.

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Sport Studies

Measurements in Physical Education

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Measurements in Physical Education

Sport Studies Department 350

A theory and methods course using statistical analysis of various physical tests in the area of health and physical education.

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Mechanics

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Mechanics

Physics 421-422

The study of statics and dynamics, essentially Newtonian mechanics.

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Humanities

Medieval Christianity

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Medieval Christianity

History 451

Church history in Western Europe from late antiquity through the 15th century, with emphasis on trends in spirituality as well as institutional development.

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Medieval England

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Medieval England

History 406

English history from the coming of the Romans through the early 16th century, with emphasis on Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet England.

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Medieval Latin

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Medieval Latin

Classics 407

Intensive reading of medieval Latin, with particular attention to medieval innovation in morphology and syntax.

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Medieval Philosophy

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Medieval Philosophy

Philosophy 212

A historical survey of medieval philosophy from St. Augustine to the late Scholastics.

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Medieval Theology

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Medieval Theology

Religion 309

This course traces the development of Scholasticism as a distinct movement in theology in the medieval period.

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Meteorology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Meteorology

Physics 110

The behavior of the atmosphere is studied.

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Humanities

Methods and Materials of Latin Language Instruction

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Methods and Materials of Latin Language Instruction

Classics 400

A methods and materials course for seniors in Latin teacher education.

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Methods in Field Biology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Methods in Field Biology

Biology 311

An introduction to field biology with an emphasis on hands-on field research techniques.

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Sport Studies

Methods of Outdoor Recreation

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Sport Studies

Methods of Outdoor Recreation

Sport Studies Department 292

An outdoor experience in camping, canoeing, and cross-country skiing, plus an exposure to orienteering, shooting sports, angling, cycling and backpacking is included in the course.

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Fine Arts

Methods of Rhetorical Analysis

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Fine Arts

Methods of Rhetorical Analysis

Speech 463

An exploration of the major methodological approaches to the explanation of the persuasive dynamics of rhetoric.

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Sport Studies

Methods of Teaching Physical Education I

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Methods of Teaching Physical Education I

Sport Studies Department 320

The student will examine the role and procedures of teaching Physical Education at the elementary school level.

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Sport Studies

Methods of Teaching Physical Education II

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Sport Studies

Methods of Teaching Physical Education II

Sport Studies Department 321

The student will examine the role and procedures of teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School setting.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Michigan Flora

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Michigan Flora

Biology 315

The study of Michigan’s native plants, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants and grasses.

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Microbiology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Microbiology

Biology 360

The study of microorganisms, focusing on bacteria and viruses.

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Fine Arts

Mock Trial

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Mock Trial

Speech 241

Open to all students interested in learning or polishing skills in communication.

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Fine Arts

Modern Dance I

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Modern Dance I

Dance 190

Students will learn principles of contemporary dance such as fall and recovery, contract and release, and improvisation, as well as a basic movement vocabulary.

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Modern Dance II

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Modern Dance II

Dance 290

Students will build on basic modern dance principles to execute more advanced movement phrases and musical rhythms.

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Modern Dance III

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Modern Dance III

Dance 390

This course is an advanced level modern dance technique class, designed to build upon the skills learned in Dance 290.

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Modern European Intellectual History

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Modern European Intellectual History

History 481

Explores the contested views regarding the nature of man and his place in society.

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Modern Philosophy

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Modern Philosophy

Philosophy 213

A historical survey of modern philosophy from Bacon to Kant.

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Modern Political Philosophy I: Social Contract Theory

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Modern Political Philosophy I: Social Contract Theory

Politics 212

This course will analyze the emergence of early modern political philosophy beginning with Machiavelli and developed later by Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and other social contract theorists.

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Social Sciences

Modern Political Philosophy II: Idealism, Historicism, Nihilism

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Modern Political Philosophy II: Idealism, Historicism, Nihilism

Politics 214

This course begins with Rousseau’s philosophic critique of human nature and examines the development of that critique in the political philosophy of Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche and other late modern theorists.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Molecular Genetics and Cellular Function

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Sciences and Mathematics

Molecular Genetics and Cellular Function

Biology 202

An introduction to cellular structure and function and the biochemical basis for genetic control of cell function.

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Social Sciences

Monetary Theory

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Social Sciences

Monetary Theory

Economics 441

Studies in the theory of money and credit.

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Money and Banking

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Money and Banking

Economics 440

An analysis of the mechanics and objectives of the Federal Reserve System.

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Sport Studies

Motor Learning and Kinesiology

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Sport Studies

Motor Learning and Kinesiology

Sport Studies Department 330

This course is designed to help the student understand the basics of human movement and simple motor skills.

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Fine Arts

Movies as Medium

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Movies as Medium

Speech 301

A historical and critical survey of the film as art in the 20th century.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Multivariable Calculus

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Sciences and Mathematics

Multivariable Calculus

Mathematics 320

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Music Pedagogy

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Music Pedagogy

Music 310

Students wishing to teach private studio instruction on their primary instrument will study the methods, materials and techniques of private instrument instruction.

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Music Since 1900

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Music Since 1900

Music 425

Analysis and interpretation of compositions written since 1900 with an emphasis on stylistic innovations and extensions of traditional principles.

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Musical Theatre

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Musical Theatre

Theatre 404

The class will trace the development of and trends in this particular theatrical form from the mid-19th century to the present.

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Fine Arts

Musicianship Lab I

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Fine Arts

Musicianship Lab I

Music 201 L

Develops skills necessary to support concepts in theory and practical musicianship through singing with solfège, rhythmic drills, contextual listening exercises, and basic keyboard proficiency.

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Musicianship Lab II

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Fine Arts

Musicianship Lab II

Music 221 L

Continues to develop skills necessary to support concepts in theory and practical musicianship through singing with solfège, rhythmic drills, contextual listening exercises, and basic keyboard proficiency.

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Fine Arts

Musicianship Lab III

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Fine Arts

Musicianship Lab III

Music 321 L

Continues to develop skills necessary to support concepts in theory and practical musicianship through singing with solfège, rhythmic drills, contextual listening exercises, and basic keyboard proficiency.

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Humanities

Naturalism and Modernism: 1890-present

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Humanities

Naturalism and Modernism: 1890-present

English 370

A literary survey of late 19th-century and 20th-century literature in the context of the age.

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New Testament History and Literature

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New Testament History and Literature

Religion 212

A survey of the history and theology of the New Testament.

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Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Nineteenth-Century Europe

History 315

Major themes include the persistence of revolution, the reaction of European society to industrialization, the development of new political ideologies and the problems of militarism and international rivalries.

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Nineteenth-Century French Literature

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Nineteenth-Century French Literature

French 425

A survey of the principal writers and literary movements of the 19th century.

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Nineteenth-Century German Literature

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Nineteenth-Century German Literature

German 413

A study of representative works of German Romanticism, Biedermeier, Realism, and Naturalism.

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Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

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Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

Philosophy 217

A study of the major philosophical developments in the 19th century.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Non-Euclidean Geometry

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Sciences and Mathematics

Non-Euclidean Geometry

Mathematics 360

The course will pursue an in-depth investigation into the following topics: Hilbert’s postulates for Euclidean geometry, the parallel postulates, neutral geometry and non-Euclidean geometry.

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Nuclear and Atomic Physics

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Sciences and Mathematics

Nuclear and Atomic Physics

Physics 507

An advanced study of nuclear and atomic physics.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Numerical Analysis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Numerical Analysis

Mathematics 406

Problems in these topics are generally approached through structured algorithms.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Nutrition

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Sciences and Mathematics

Nutrition

Sport Studies Department 305

This course is a survey of the basic principles of nutrition in health and disease.

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Sport Studies

Officiating Sports

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Sport Studies

Officiating Sports

Sport Studies Department 144

The techniques, methods, and science of officiating team sports.

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Fine Arts

Oil Painting I

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Oil Painting I

Art 206

Introduction to various techniques in oil painting.

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Oil Painting II

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Oil Painting II

Art 311

Intermediate-level approaches in oil painting.

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Oil Painting III

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Oil Painting III

Art 313

Further work with still life and the figure as subjects, with possibilities for landscape.

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Oil Painting IV

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Oil Painting IV

Art 414

Emphasis on developing multi-figured composition.

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Humanities

Old Testament History and Literature

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Old Testament History and Literature

Religion 211

A study of the history and theology of the Old Testament.

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Social Sciences

Operations Management

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Operations Management

Business Administration 440

The processes and management of the production of goods and services, the transformation of inputs into the finished product and services available to the consumer or organization are studied.

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Humanities

Oral Spanish

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Humanities

Oral Spanish

Spanish 310

Intensive oral practice and composition on topics of current interest, based on readings from Spanish language periodicals.

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Orchestra

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Fine Arts

Orchestra

Music 180

A full instrumentation college symphony orchestra performing advanced standard repertoire.

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Orchestration

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Fine Arts

Orchestration

Music 423

Includes analysis of exemplary works for orchestra coordinated with a study of the instruments, including discussion of range, basic playing techniques, and characteristic tone colors of each.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Organic Chemistry I and II

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Sciences and Mathematics

Organic Chemistry I and II

Chemistry 303-304

Designed for preprofessional students in allied health fields, as well as for students working in this field of concentration.

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Sport Studies

Organization and Administration

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Sport Studies

Organization and Administration

Sport Studies Department 410

This course covers theories and methods of organizing and administering physical education, athletic, and recreational programs.

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Fine Arts

Organizational Communication

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Fine Arts

Organizational Communication

Speech 356

Through such techniques as role-playing, problem-solving and presentations, emphasis is placed on the communicative processes and functions of individuals in groups.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Ornithology

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Sciences and Mathematics

Ornithology

Biology 402

Early-morning field trips are arranged for the identification of birds by size, form, color, habit and song.

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Humanities

Pagans and Christians in the Greco-Roman World

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Pagans and Christians in the Greco-Roman World

Classics 316

This class is a study of the various interrelationships of the non-Christian and Christian in the ancient world, with readings from primary sources.

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Humanities

Patristic Theology

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Patristic Theology

Religion 302

A study of the form and spirit of theology in the early Church fathers, from A.D. 100 to 600.

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Fine Arts

Pep Band

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Fine Arts

Pep Band

Music 160-1

Open to any student who plays a wind, brass or percussion instrument.

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Sport Studies

Personal and Community Health

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Sport Studies

Personal and Community Health

Sport Studies Department 300

This course discusses and analyzes various aspects of nutrition, as well as a description of basic concepts of fitness.

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Humanities

Phenomenology

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Phenomenology

Philosophy 335

This course explores the origins of the idea of “phenomenology” in late modern philosophy, and the popularizing of phenomenological method.

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Philosophy of Education

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Philosophy of Education

Education 360

Students will learn to identify the conceptions of human nature and the good life that inform educational practice while examining the relationship between education and politics.

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Philosophy of Education

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Philosophy of Education

Philosophy 360

An investigation of the philosophical dimensions of educational theory and the educational dimensions of political theory.

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Philosophy of Law

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Philosophy of Law

Philosophy 350

An analysis of key issues in legal philosophy.

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Philosophy of Mind

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Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy 410

A study of contemporary issues in the philosophy of mind.

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Philosophy of Religion

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Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy 420

A philosophical examination of the nature of religious belief, experience and activity.

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Philosophy of Science

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Philosophy of Science

Philosophy 451

A survey of the major views on the nature and methods of science.

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Philosophy of Social Science

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Philosophy of Social Science

Psychology 370

This course grapples with the foundations of social science, foundations that many professionals and students are disinclined to consider or appreciate only at arm’s length.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences

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Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences

Chemistry 501

A study of thermodynamics, kinetics, molecular structure and spectroscopy, with an emphasis on biological applications.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Physical Chemistry I

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Physical Chemistry I

Chemistry 502

Topics include quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular structure, origin of spectra, molecular orbital theory, computational chemistry, laser spectroscopy, and magnetic resonance.

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Physical Chemistry II

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Physical Chemistry II

Chemistry 503

Topics include statistical thermodynamics, first, second, and third laws of thermodynamics, thermochemistry, phase equilibria, chemical equilibria, molecular motion, chemical kinetics, photochemistry, and reaction dynamics.

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Physical Science

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Physical Science

Science 101

This lecture and laboratory course is a joint offering by the Physics and Chemistry Departments. It is designed to introduce students to the physical and chemical world and also lay the foundation for the succeeding course, Biology 101.

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Physical Wellness Dynamics

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Physical Wellness Dynamics

Sport Studies Department 180

Students engage in a basic physical wellness program through physical conditioning, strength development, diet monitoring, and/or specific wellness activities.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Physics of Sound and Music

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Physics of Sound and Music

Physics 130

The course is a study of the nature of sound and the vibrating systems which produce sound.

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Sport Studies

Pilates I

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Pilates I

Dance 170

Students will begin by learning Pilates fundamentals and essential mat work exercises, then work toward mastery of these basic skills.

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Pilates II

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Pilates II

Dance 270

A continuation of Pilates I, this class will focus on mastery of the essential matwork exercises learned in Pilates I, and then add new skills and intermediate matwork exercises.

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Pilates III

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Pilates III

Dance 370

A continuation of Pilates II, this class will focus on mastery of the intermediate matwork exercises learned in Pilates II, and then add new skills and advanced matwork exercises.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Plant Anatomy

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Plant Anatomy

Biology 305

The study of plant development, structure and function.

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Plant Morphology

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Plant Morphology

Biology 317

The study of plant evolution through the evaluation of morphology.

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Plant Physiology

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Plant Physiology

Biology 306

The study of physiological processes in plants. Laboratory work is included.

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Plant Taxonomy

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Plant Taxonomy

Biology 316

The study of the principles and practice of plant systematics.

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Fine Arts

Playwriting: Sources and Methods

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Playwriting: Sources and Methods

Theatre 310

Intensive exercises in creating short scenes and one-act plays, with the goal, first, of learning a variety of dramatic forms and structures by “hands-on” application, and second, of increasing the student’s appreciation of drama as a flexible mode of artistic expression and communication.

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Social Sciences

Political Economy Senior Thesis

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Political Economy Senior Thesis

Economics 575

The purpose is to allow the student to demonstrate his or her ability to analyze a topic in political economy using the knowledge gained from their course work in history, political science and economics.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Political Journalism

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Political Journalism

Journalism 315

This course helps students improve as political reporters and commentators by writing stories on public figures and elections as well as op-eds on public-policy topics.

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Political Parties and Elections

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Political Parties and Elections

Politics 306

This course begins with an overview of the role of elections in a constitutional republic.

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Political Rhetoric and the Electronic Media

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Political Rhetoric and the Electronic Media

Speech 450

Examines the impact of the mass media on American democratic political culture.

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Politics and Literature

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Politics and Literature

Politics 412

This course takes seriously the claim that great works of literature can serve as the source for the serious study of philosophic, moral and political problems.

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Population Genetics

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Population Genetics

Biology 405

The lecture will present both an introduction to theoretical studies, and discussion of actual molecular and phenotypic variation in natural populations and how processes such as mutation, recombination, and selection affect genetic variation.

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Portraiture

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Portraiture

Art 413

Developing competent likenesses and personal style in both drawing and painting media.

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Practicum

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Practicum

Education 400

The placement of students in local schools specific to their anticipated certification and endorsements. The student actively participates with children, in both individual and group settings, and assists the classroom teacher as requested.

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Practicum in Broadcasting

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Practicum in Broadcasting

Speech 340

The course provides practical experience in the production of news, sports and entertainment programming in a laboratory situation.

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Social Sciences

Principles of Accounting II

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Principles of Accounting II

Accounting 210

A study of accounting systems and controls, including job order cost and process cost systems.

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Principles of Auditing

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Principles of Auditing

Accounting 405

The basic principles of auditing, including elements of internal control, statistical sampling, financial statement and audit reports.

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Principles of Macroeconomics

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Principles of Macroeconomics

Economics 203

A continuation of Economics 202, including an examination of the economy as a whole based on aggregates of price, output and employment.

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Principles of Marketing

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Principles of Marketing

Business Administration 315

An introduction to the principles and practices of marketing goods and services.

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Principles of Microeconomics

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Principles of Microeconomics

Economics 202

An examination of markets, prices, production, costs, competition, monopoly, wages, rent, interest, profits, unions and international trade.

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Fine Arts

Private Conducting

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Private Conducting

Music 033-043

Students who have completed Music 324, Beginning Conducting, and Music 424, Advanced Conducting, and who wish to continue the study of conducting may sign up for private conducting lessons.

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Professional Practices in Medicine

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Professional Practices in Medicine

Chemistry 597-Fall

This course is designed for juniors and seniors who plan to apply to professional school. Through this course, students gain a better understanding of current issues in healthcare and become stronger professional school applicants. In addition, students work on writing personal statements and doing mock interviews.

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Professional Preparation for the Stage

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Professional Preparation for the Stage

Theatre 436

Designed for students needing to prepare for professional or summer work, or prepare for graduate school admission, this course will help students ready themselves for the demands of auditioning, interviewing and portfolio presentation.

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Project Management

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Project Management

Business Administration 442

Develops the student’s understanding and ability to plan and organize the various components required for successful project management.

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Fine Arts

Projects in Directing

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Projects in Directing

Theatre 440

Under faculty guidance, each student will choose, research, plan, cast and rehearse a sizable one-act play for public audiences.

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Projects in Theatre Design and Technology

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Projects in Theatre Design and Technology

Theatre 425

Student scene-, costume- and lighting-designers will form a team with student technical craftsmen to research, conceive and realize all the visual and mechanical components of a major production, under faculty direction and guidance.

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Psychological Tests and Measurement

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Psychological Tests and Measurement

Psychology 472

This course is intended to facilitate students’ understanding of theories and methods underlying psychological assessment.

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Psychology Internship

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Psychology Internship

Psychology 250

A supervised practical experience in a professional setting.

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Psychology Research Project I

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Psychology Research Project I

Psychology 411

This course will culminate in a written research proposal for an empirical project.

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Psychology Research Project II

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Psychology Research Project II

Psychology 412

Students will complete the empirical study that they designed in Psychology 411.

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Public Finance and Taxation

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Public Finance and Taxation

Economics 402

A study of the economics of government spending and taxation.

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Public Policy

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Public Policy

Politics 308

Study of the principles and practice of public policy-making in America, with special attention to major controversies in contemporary public policy.

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Quantitative Analysis

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Quantitative Analysis

Business Administration 320

An introduction to the quantitative tools necessary for advanced courses in business, covering such topics as regression analysis, decision-making under uncertainty, linear programming, forecasting, elementary game theory, queuing theory and inventory management.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Quantum Mechanics I

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Quantum Mechanics I

Physics 490

The probabilistic theory of particles and their interactions has been very successful since its early forms treated quantization of radiation, electron photon interactions and atomic energies (Planck 1901, Einstein 1905 and Bohr 1913). Modern quantum mechanics deal with particles described as wave packets having a range of positions and momenta.

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Quantum Mechanics II

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Quantum Mechanics II

Physics 511

This course continues the study of Quantum Mechanics, building upon the foundations presented in Physics 490, Quantum Mechanics.

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Readings in American Politics

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Readings in American Politics

Politics 405

This course focuses in greater depth on some of the political themes and statesmen covered in other courses in American politics.

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Readings in Classical Political Philosophy

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Readings in Classical Political Philosophy

Politics 414

An intensive study of one or more authors or works in classical political philosophy. Specific content varies at the discretion of the faculty.

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Readings in Koine Greek

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Readings in Koine Greek

Classics 214

This class will read selections from the Greek New Testament.

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Readings in Medieval Political Philosophy

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Readings in Medieval Political Philosophy

Politics 415

An intensive study of one or more authors or works in medieval political philosophy. Specific content varies at the discretion of the faculty.

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Readings in Modern Political Philosophy

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Readings in Modern Political Philosophy

Politics 416

An intensive study of one or more authors or works in modern political philosophy.

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Readings in New Testament Greek

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Readings in New Testament Greek

Religion 394

An introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of Koine Greek with emphasis upon building proficiency in reading the Greek New Testament.

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Readings in Patristic Greek

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Readings in Patristic Greek

Classics 314

This class will study the syntax, style, and content of Christian texts of the second through the sixth centuries, including works by Athanasius, Basil of Caesarea, and John Chrysostom.

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Readings in Power, Leadership, and Responsibility

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Readings in Power, Leadership, and Responsibility

Business Administration 418

Classic and contemporary readings in organizational and human-resource management, leadership style and responsibility, ethical and social dimensions of business, and moral philosophy of business.

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Readings in the Septuagint

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Readings in the Septuagint

Religion 393

An introduction to the special grammar and vocabulary of the Jewish Bible (Old Testament) in Greek, with an emphasis upon acquiring proficiency in reading selected texts.

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Readings in World Politics

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Readings in World Politics

Politics 431

This course will focus on a particular text or set of texts crucial to the understanding of some key theme or set of themes in international politics.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Real Analysis

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Real Analysis

Mathematics 403

A rigorous treatment of the calculus of one variable, including limits, continuity, sequences, differentiation and Riemann integrals.

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Real Estate Law

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Real Estate Law

Law 400

Property law is the subject of this course. The elements of real property, personal property, trusts and estates are analyzed.

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Reconstruction to World War II

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Reconstruction to World War II

History 307

Post-Reconstruction political, cultural and intellectual trends, the rise of modern industrialism, agrarian unrest, social and economic legislation, progressivism, the United States as a world power, the Depression and the New Deal.

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Religion, Society, and Culture

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Religion, Society, and Culture

Religion 373

Readings in the study of religion from the perspectives of social theory and social science.

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Renaissance British Literature: 1500-1660

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Renaissance British Literature: 1500-1660

English 320

A literary survey of English Renaissance literature in the context of its age.

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Research Design

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Research Design

Psychology 210

A crucial study of experimental methods, problems, materials, results and conclusions.

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Research in Magnetism

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Research in Magnetism

Physics 480, 481, 482, 483

This course involves an introduction to the magnetism of metals and alloys and magnetic impurities in these systems.

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Research Methods in Sociology

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Research Methods in Sociology

Sociology 390

A thorough introduction to the research methods which dominate mainstream contemporary sociology.

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Humanities

Restoration and Romantic British Literature: 1660-1830

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Restoration and Romantic British Literature: 1660-1830

English 330

A literary survey of Restoration and Romantic literature in the context of its age.

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Rhetoric and Persuasion in the Ancient World

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Rhetoric and Persuasion in the Ancient World

Classics 311

This class is a close reading in English translation of speeches and other rhetorical Greek and Roman literature.

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Risk Management

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Risk Management

Business Administration 434

This course provides an introduction to enterprise risk management, where the management of risk is integrated and coordinated across the entire organization.

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Roman Catholic Theology

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Roman Catholic Theology

Religion 352

A study of the major doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Roman Civilization

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Roman Civilization

Classics 302

This class is an in-depth study of Roman culture from the founding of Rome through the Empire and its legacy in the West.

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Roman Drama and Satire

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Roman Drama and Satire

Classics 405

Selections from Plautus, Terence, Seneca, Horace, and Juvenal.

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Roman Historians

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Roman Historians

Classics 404

Selections from Livy and Tacitus.

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Roman Literature in Translation

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Roman Literature in Translation

Classics 402

This is an intensive reading course of the important authors and genres of Roman literature in translation.

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Romanticism, American Renaissance, and Realism: 1820-1890

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Romanticism, American Renaissance, and Realism: 1820-1890

English 360

A literary survey of American Romanticism, the American Renaissance, and Realism in the context of the age.

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Sport Studies

Safety and First Aid

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Safety and First Aid

Sport Studies Department

The course covers theory and techniques of accident prevention, emergency care, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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Sales Management

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Sales Management

Business Administration 445

Planning, employment, organization, training, evaluation and compensation in combination with trends in sales management are the integral areas of study.

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Fine Arts

Sculpture I

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Sculpture I

Art 120

An introduction to sculpting the figure in clay with an emphasis on the portrait bust.

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Sculpture II

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Sculpture II

Art 321

Further work in sculpting the complete figure in clay, along with experiencing other techniques and materials in sculpture.

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Sculpture III

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Sculpture III

Art 322

Exploring the subtractive method using various media and encouraging the student’s individual expression.

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Sculpture IV

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Sculpture IV

Art 420

Emphasis on developing multi-figured composition.

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Social Sciences

Secondary Directed Teaching in Grades 7-12

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Secondary Directed Teaching in Grades 7-12

Education 559

The full-time, full semester placement of students in local schools specific to their anticipated certification and endorsements.

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Sectionalism and the American Civil War

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Sectionalism and the American Civil War

History 303

The rise of American sectionalism, the conflicting interpretations of the Constitution and state sovereignty, the approach of sectional division, Civil War and Reconstruction.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Seminar

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Seminar

Mathematics 391

An introduction to proof writing, oral presentations, literature research, and computer software applied to mathematics.

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Seminar

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Seminar

Spanish 493

A group study of a specific field of Spanish literature.

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Seminar in German

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Seminar in German

German 493

A seminar dealing with a specific aspect of German language, literature, or culture, such as a literary period, genre, an author, history, or linguistics.

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Seminar in Greek Literature

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Seminar in Greek Literature

Classics 494

A seminar dealing in depth with one or more Greek authors or a particular genre or period.

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Seminar in Latin Literature

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Seminar in Latin Literature

Classics 493

A seminar dealing in depth with one or more Latin authors or a particular genre or period.

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Seminar in Philosophy

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Seminar in Philosophy

Philosophy 493

A seminar on a historical figure or a major philosophical topic.

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Seminar in Religion

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Seminar in Religion

Religion 493

A seminar on special topics or problems in the study of religion, biblical studies, and Christian studies.

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Seminar in Sociology and Social Thought

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Seminar in Sociology and Social Thought

Sociology 493

Advanced study of substantive topics in sociology and social thought, or of selected contemporary social theorists.

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Fine Arts

Seminar in Speech Studies: Variable Topics

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Seminar in Speech Studies: Variable Topics

Speech 393

A seminar concerned with the interrelation of rhetorical theory and practice: questions of theory, politics, philosophy and cultural history.

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Seminar in Theatre Studies: Variable Topics

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Seminar in Theatre Studies: Variable Topics

Theatre 393

A seminar concerned with the interrelation of dramatic theory and literature with theatrical practice: questions of style, genre, period, aesthetics, politics, philosophy and cultural history.

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Social Sciences

Senior Capstone

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Senior Capstone

Sociology 570

A year-long course in which students majoring in sociology and social thought reflect upon and synthesize their program of study in preparation for graduation.

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Senior Exhibit and Portfolio

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Senior Exhibit and Portfolio

Art 500

Preparation and installation of an exhibit featuring one’s best studio artwork from the undergraduate period.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Senior Seminar

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Senior Seminar

Biology 591

Senior research project; group format seminar.

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Senior Thesis

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Senior Thesis

Chemistry 575

Preparation of a written thesis describing laboratory research performed by the student under the guidance of a mentor on a specific chemical problem.

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Senior Thesis

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Senior Thesis

Sociology 575

Students who wish to graduate with honors in sociology and social thought must write a substantial thesis under the direction of an appropriate faculty member approved by the program director.

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Humanities

Sixteenth-Century Theology: Reformation and Counter Reformation

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Sixteenth-Century Theology: Reformation and Counter Reformation

Religion 316

A study of the theology of the major 16th-century Protestant Reformers and of the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation.

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Small Business Management

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Small Business Management

Business Administration 448

Effective processes for managing small businesses in today’s global economy will be studied.

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Social and Political Philosophy

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Social and Political Philosophy

Philosophy 313

A philosophical examination of major social and political concepts such as authority, justice, law, obligation and rights.

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Sport Studies

Social Dance

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Social Dance

Dance 150

Students will learn social dances of the 19th-20th centuries. Included forms are the waltz, foxtrot, ballroom, two-step and other partner dances.

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Social Psychology

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Social Psychology

Psychology 315

Traditionally, social psychology has taken an experimental approach to studying the effects of the presence, characteristics and behaviors of other people on an individual.

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Sociology Topics

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Sociology Topics

Sociology 393

A survey of a specific institutional or topical specialization within sociology.

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Spanish Civilization and Culture

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Spanish Civilization and Culture

Spanish 302

Studies of the Spanish people and contributions to world civilization.

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Spanish for International Business

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Spanish for International Business

Spanish 408

Oral and written Spanish using international business usage and terminology as points of departure.

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Spanish Literature: 1140-1700

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Spanish Literature: 1140-1700

Spanish 413

The reading and discussion of representative works of literature from the Middle Ages to the end of the Golden Age.

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Spanish Literature: 1700-1910

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Spanish Literature: 1700-1910

Spanish 414

The reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish literature from the Neoclassical, Romantic, and Realist periods and continuing into the Generation of ’98.

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Spanish Literature: 1910 to the Present

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Spanish Literature: 1910 to the Present

Spanish 415

The reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish literature from Post-Modernism to the contemporary period.

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Spanish-American Literature

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Spanish-American Literature

Spanish 412

The reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish-American literature from Modernism to the present.

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Speaking and Writing French

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Speaking and Writing French

French 410

A course designed to increase the student's range of self-expression in the speaking and writing of French.

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Special Problems

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Special Problems

Chemistry 597

Investigation of special problems under faculty supervision.

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Special Problems

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Special Problems

Art 597

An independent work course with individual instruction for the advanced art major in selected problems.

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Special Problems

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Sciences and Mathematics

Special Problems

Mathematics 597

Investigation of special problems under faculty supervision.

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Special Problems

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Sciences and Mathematics

Special Problems

Biology 297

An introductory elective course involving individual work on a topic selected in consultation with the faculty of the Department.

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Fine Arts

Special Problems and Research

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Special Problems and Research

Speech 597

Individual work on a topic or problem selected and supervised by the speech and theatre staff.

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Special Problems in Sociology

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Special Problems in Sociology

Sociology 597

Independent work, under faculty supervision, in an area within sociology not covered by other courses.

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Special Research

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Special Research

History 597

Generally, this is a directed readings course designed to enable students to explore areas not covered in scheduled courses.

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Special Studies in American Literature

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Special Studies in American Literature

English 402

English 402 provides an upper-division study of the particular American authors, themes, and periods initiated in the 300-level courses.

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Special Studies in British Literature

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Special Studies in British Literature

English 401

English 401 provides an upper-division study of the particular British authors, themes, and periods initiated in the 300-level courses.

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Special Studies in Genre, Literary Criticism, and Writing

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Special Studies in Genre, Literary Criticism, and Writing

English 404

English 404 provides an upper-division study of one or more of the traditional genres: epic, lyric, tragedy, comedy, the essay, and the novel.

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Special Studies in Western Literature

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Special Studies in Western Literature

English 403

English 403 provides an upper-division study of the Western literary tradition.

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Fine Arts

Speech Composition

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Speech Composition

Speech 325

Through the study of rhetorical masterpieces, students learn elements of style and arrangement especially suitable for discourse written for oral communication.

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Sport Studies

Sport Psychology

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Sport Psychology

Sport Studies Department 370

This course is designed for the undergraduate student interested in sport and exercise psychology as an academic discipline.

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Sports Studies Internship

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Sports Studies Internship

Sport Studies Department 494

This course provides extended experience in a sport-related business or activity.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Sportswriting

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Sportswriting

Journalism 317

This course teaches students how to write about athletes and sporting events by covering national events on television (such as the Super Bowl) as well as games on campus.

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Statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln

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Statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln

Politics 401

This course focuses on the political thought and actions of Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries, including Stephen Douglas, John C. Calhoun and Roger Taney, and the political controversies of the ante-bellum and Civil War periods.

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Statesmanship of Winston Churchill

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Statesmanship of Winston Churchill

Politics 422

This course examines the principles and practice of statesmanship and focuses on the writings and actions of Sir Winston Churchill.

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Statistics for Social Sciences

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Statistics for Social Sciences

Psychology 209

Students learn quantitative methods for describing empirical phenomena and testing hypothesized relationships between variables and differences between groups.

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Strategic Management

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Strategic Management

Business Administration 441

Case studies involving the formulation, analysis and implementation of corporate strategy in a global business context.

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Fine Arts

String Orchestra

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String Orchestra

Music 180-01

This ensemble focuses on repertoire for string ensemble.

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Studies in Biblical Interpretation

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Studies in Biblical Interpretation

Religion 340

An in-depth, exegetical study of a particular case or problem in the interpretation of biblical texts.

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Studies in Biblical Theology

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Studies in Biblical Theology

Religion 341

A literary and historical study of a selected, classical focus of theological debate.

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Studies in the World of Ancient Christianity

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Studies in the World of Ancient Christianity

Religion 342

A close study of a particular social and textual slice of the first—and second—century Hellenistic world with which the early Church interacted.

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Study in a German-Speaking Country

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Study in a German-Speaking Country

German 350

In this course, students travel to one of various locations in German-speaking countries and study from a broad range of topics.

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Study Travel in a Spanish-Speaking Country

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Humanities

Study Travel in a Spanish-Speaking Country

Spanish 350

Travel during summer, spring break, or January interterm in a Spanish-speaking country.

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Social Sciences

Summer Intern Program

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Summer Intern Program

Business Administration 597

Students may earn up to three credit hours that are applied to total hours required for graduation but may not be applied to core hours. Please see program director for program information and application forms.

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Humanities

Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century

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Humanities

Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century

French 421

The major themes and movements of each period are examined through representative works.

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Fine Arts

Survey of Non-Western Art

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Fine Arts

Survey of Non-Western Art

Art 310

This course studies art created outside the Western tradition, including China, India, Japan, Africa, and native American cultures.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Symbolic Logic

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Sciences and Mathematics

Symbolic Logic

Mathematics 303

A thorough treatment of the techniques of formal reasoning.

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Social Sciences

Teaching Language Arts

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Teaching Language Arts

Education 450

This course is designed to assist prospective teachers in their understanding of important concepts, instructional methods, and curricular issues related to the teaching of English language arts at the elementary level.

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Social Sciences

Teaching Methods in the Elementary School

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Social Sciences

Teaching Methods in the Elementary School

Education 491

Study of the principles and methods involved in classroom instruction at the elementary level.

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Social Sciences

Teaching Methods in the Secondary School

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Social Sciences

Teaching Methods in the Secondary School

Education 492

Study of the principles and methods involved in classroom instruction at the secondary level.

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Social Sciences

Teaching of Secondary Physics

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Social Sciences

Teaching of Secondary Physics

Physics 459

Included in this course will be the study of principles and methods involved in the teaching of physics at the secondary level, including historical perspectives and trends, and the goals and objectives of teaching physics.

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Social Sciences

Teaching School Health

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Social Sciences

Teaching School Health

Sport Studies Department 325

The student will study the methods of teaching health education, new directions in the field, planning a curriculum, and organization of material.

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Social Sciences

Teaching the Exceptional Child

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Social Sciences

Teaching the Exceptional Child

Education 456

The course is designed to assist teachers in understanding the diagnostic categories as well as the practices and methods for working with exceptional children in the regular classroom.

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Social Sciences

Technology for the Classroom

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Technology for the Classroom

Education 295

The course is designed to combine practical experience in the classroom with ideas for the integration of computers, computer software and multimedia.

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Humanities

The Age of Enlightenment

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Humanities

The Age of Enlightenment

French 424

Major concerns and themes of 18th century literature will be studied through representative works.

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Humanities

The Agrarian Dream in Modern American Literature

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Humanities

The Agrarian Dream in Modern American Literature

He's been called “the Shakespeare of the lunatic asylum.” This course works through some of Dostoevsky's early writings to illustrate the seeds of his spiritual and psychological insights—and give way to the fruits of his prophetic vision. Prerequisites: a sturdy soul.

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Social Sciences

The American Congress

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The American Congress

Politics 302

This course is a study of the legislative power in the American regime.

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Social Sciences

The American Founding

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Social Sciences

The American Founding

Politics 406

A thorough study of the political theory of the American founding.

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Social Sciences

The American Heritage

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The American Heritage

History 105

This course emphasizes the history of “the American experiment of liberty under law.” It covers from the colonial heritage and the founding of the republic to the increasing involvement of the United States in a world of ideologies and war.

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Social Sciences

The American Presidency

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Social Sciences

The American Presidency

Politics 303

This course is an intensive study of the American presidency.

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Humanities

The American Religious Landscape

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Humanities

The American Religious Landscape

Religion 374

A survey of patterns of religious thought, practice, and social organization in the United States over the last few decades, as seen from a broadly sociological perspective.

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Humanities

The Ancient Epic

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Humanities

The Ancient Epic

Classics 313

This class is an intensive study of ancient epic from Gilgamesh through the Roman poet Lucan.

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Social Sciences

The Ancient Greek City

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Social Sciences

The Ancient Greek City

History 403

Historical consideration of the ancient Greek polis as a political regime from a variety of angles.

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Social Sciences

The Ancient Worlds

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The Ancient Worlds

History 310

Survey of the ancient polities and cultures from Mesopotamia to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West.

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Humanities

The Antiquities of Rome

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Humanities

The Antiquities of Rome

Classics 380

This is a study-abroad course that investigates the antiquities of Rome in Italy.

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Social Sciences

The Christian Humanist Historiographical Vision

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Social Sciences

The Christian Humanist Historiographical Vision

History 495

Explores some of the most important historians and scholars of the twentieth century.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Collegian

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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Collegian

Journalism 380

This repeatable course provides students with hands-on journalism experience at The Collegian, the campus weekly newspaper and website.

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Social Sciences

The Criminal Justice System

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Social Sciences

The Criminal Justice System

Politics 393

This course will emphasize the constitutional and procedural safeguards that start with arrest and proceed to a jury verdict. Subject areas covered in this course include criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and constitutional law.

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Social Sciences

The Federalist

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Social Sciences

The Federalist

Politics 407

This course examines the political teaching of The Federalist in order to discover the distinctive features of American constitutionalism, to explore theory and practice in the American Founding, and to see how Publius meets the challenges of its critics.

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Social Sciences

The Founding of the American Republic

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The Founding of the American Republic

History 300

The United States from its emergence in the Revolution to the end of the War of 1812; emphasis on the thought of the Founding Fathers and their Constitution-making.

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Social Sciences

The French Revolution and Napoleon

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Social Sciences

The French Revolution and Napoleon

History 414

This course offers an intensive investigation of the French Revolution.

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Social Sciences

The History and Philosophy of History

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The History and Philosophy of History

History 500

This course considers the perennial disciplinary questions that historians have confronted since classical times.

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Fine Arts

The History of Chamber Music

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Fine Arts

The History of Chamber Music

Music 405

A study of the literature, composers, and cultural construct of chamber music from the Renaissance to the present day.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

The History of Journalism from Gutenberg to the Muckrakers

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Interdisciplinary Studies

The History of Journalism from Gutenberg to the Muckrakers

Journalism 310

This course combines a survey of journalistic literature with practical lessons in how to write well, in which students will aspire to bring historical subjects to life through vivid prose.

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Social Sciences

The History of the American Identity

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The History of the American Identity

History 480

Formation and development of America’s sense of historical mission from the Puritans to the present day.

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Humanities

The Latin Vulgate

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Humanities

The Latin Vulgate

Classics 406

A textual study of the Latin Vulgate Bible.

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Humanities

The Modern Novel

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Humanities

The Modern Novel

French 422

A study of novels representing the literary currents of Realism, Naturalism, and Existentialism in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Fine Arts

The Performing Voice

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Fine Arts

The Performing Voice

Speech 275

The course will be tailored both to the student of acting and to the student of platform (or microphone) oratory.

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Social Sciences

The Reformation

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The Reformation

History 452

Major religious movements of the 16th century in their political, social, economic and cultural contexts, from Christian humanism through the Wars of Religion.

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Social Sciences

The Renaissance

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The Renaissance

History 407

The course will examine the dynamic intellectual and cultural life of late medieval and early modern Europe in its political, social and economic contexts.

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Sciences and Mathematics

The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics

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Sciences and Mathematics

The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics

Mathematics 458

A content-based course for the teaching of mathematics at the elementary level.

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Humanities

The Teaching of English

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Humanities

The Teaching of English

English 453

Topics in language, literature, and composition designed to equip prospective elementary and secondary school teachers.

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Humanities

The Teaching of Modern Languages

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Humanities

The Teaching of Modern Languages

French 465

A methods and materials course for the teaching of French, German, and Spanish at the elementary and secondary levels.

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Fine Arts

The Teaching of Music in the Classroom

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Fine Arts

The Teaching of Music in the Classroom

Music 417

This course is intended to develop a detailed understanding of music teaching, organization, and administration procedures at the combined elementary and secondary school levels.

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Social Sciences

The Teaching of Reading in the Elementary Content Areas

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Social Sciences

The Teaching of Reading in the Elementary Content Areas

Education 481

This course is designed to help the prospective elementary school teacher in the acquisition of understanding and skills in the area of reading.

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Social Sciences

The Teaching of Reading in the Secondary Content Areas

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Social Sciences

The Teaching of Reading in the Secondary Content Areas

Education 472

This course is designed to help the prospective middle school or secondary teacher in the acquisition of understanding and skills in the area of reading.

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Sciences and Mathematics

The Teaching of Secondary Mathematics

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Sciences and Mathematics

The Teaching of Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics 459

A content-based course for the teaching of mathematics at the secondary level.

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History 1: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism of the Ancient World

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History 1: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism of the Ancient World

Theatre 210

The theatre of the past is examined both for its own artistic techniques and for the light that it may shed on the cultural patterns and values of the societies in which it has served as a forum of the public imagination.

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History II: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Renaissance to Revolution (1500-1800)

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History II: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Renaissance to Revolution (1500-1800)

Theatre 215

The history of drama and theatre in Europe from approximately 1500 to approximately 1800.

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History III: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Early Modern Drama (1800-1918)

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The Theatre in History III: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Early Modern Drama (1800-1918)

Theater 301

A careful examination of the relationship of the development of social drama, Romanticism, Melodrama, Realism, Naturalism and the early anti-realist movements to the general trends of history and poetic theory between 1800 and the end of World War I.

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History IV: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Contemporary Drama (1918-present)

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Fine Arts

The Theatre in History IV: Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, and Criticism; Contemporary Drama (1918-present)

Theatre 302

A study of contemporary drama and dramatic theory, and its development from early 20th century models, with particular emphasis on contemporary dramatic theory.

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Social Sciences

The Two World Wars

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Social Sciences

The Two World Wars

History 470

A survey of the major military campaigns of both wars, with emphasis upon strategies, tactics and generalship.

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Fine Arts

The Understanding of Music

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Fine Arts

The Understanding of Music

Music 204

Provides non-music majors with basic listening skills, the ability to discuss music intelligently, and a survey of historical styles and periods of music via the study of representative composers and works.

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Social Sciences

The Western Heritage Since 1600

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Social Sciences

The Western Heritage Since 1600

History 206

This course is a document-based, thematic study of Western civilization and culture that focuses on the development of European political culture since 1600.

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Social Sciences

The Western Heritage to 1600

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Social Sciences

The Western Heritage to 1600

History 104

The course will focus on the development of political cultures in Western Europe before 1600.

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Fine Arts

The Western Tradition of Rhetoric I

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Fine Arts

The Western Tradition of Rhetoric I

Speech 290

A survey of the major developments in the theory and practice of rhetoric in Western Civilization, beginning with the ancient Greek and Roman traditions.

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Fine Arts

The Western Tradition of Rhetoric II

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Fine Arts

The Western Tradition of Rhetoric II

Speech 291

A survey of the major developments in the theory and practice of rhetoric in Western Civilization, beginning with the Renaissance.

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Fine Arts

Theatre Production

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Fine Arts

Theatre Production

Theatre 205

Open to all Hillsdale College students (including freshmen) interested in working on Hillsdale College theatre productions either as actors; as members of technical crews in set construction and painting, lighting, properties, costumes or makeup; or in promotion, ticket sales and house management.

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Humanities

Theology of the Trinity

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Humanities

Theology of the Trinity

Religion 333

This course will examine the tradition of Christian reflection on the triune God, arguably the foundational doctrine of Christianity.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theoretical Physics I

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theoretical Physics I

Physics 303

An introduction to modern physics.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theoretical Physics II: Mathematical Methods for Physics

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Theoretical Physics II: Mathematical Methods for Physics

Physics 304

Study of the mathematical methods needed for junior/senior level physics courses.

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Fine Arts

Theories of Persuasion

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Fine Arts

Theories of Persuasion

Speech 401

An investigation into the theoretical bases for understanding the dynamics of persuasive communication from the interpersonal to the social level.

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Fine Arts

Theories of Rhetoric

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Fine Arts

Theories of Rhetoric

Speech 453

An extensive examination of contemporary ideas about the nature and function of rhetoric.

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Baseball

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Baseball

Sport Studies Department 311

This course discusses the philosophy and techniques in coaching individual skills, team play, and strategy.

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Basketball

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Basketball

Sport Studies Department 312

This course covers the philosophy and techniques in coaching individual skills, team play, and strategy.

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Football

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Football

Sport Studies Department 310

Fundamentals and philosophy of coaching, with emphasis on best-known offensive and defensive systems are addressed.

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Track and Field

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Theory and Practice of Track and Field

Sport Studies Department 313

This course covers the philosophy and techniques in coaching various events, administrating and managing meets, and methods of training while considering factors that affect speed, endurance, and fatigue.

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Volleyball

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Sport Studies

Theory and Practice of Volleyball

Sport Studies Department 315

Coaching and advanced skills are covered, along with the selection of a team, preparation, officiating, and conducting competitive events.

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Fine Arts

Theory I

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Theory I

Music 201

Introduces students to principles of melodic composition and voice leading in species counterpoint in all modes.

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Fine Arts

Theory II

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Theory II

Music 221

Extends the subjects and practices of Music 201 to include secondary dominants, tonicization, modulation, sequences, and Augmented Sixth and Neapolitan Sixth chords.

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Fine Arts

Theory III

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Fine Arts

Theory III

Music 321

Relates whole movements and multi-movement works to compositional designs and historic genres through analysis of the large-scale treatment of rhythm, meter, harmony and voice leading, motivic transformation, phrase structure, and sectional repetition.

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Sport Studies

Theory of Cycling

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Sport Studies

Theory of Cycling

Sport Studies Department 318

Classroom lecture and practical theory of personal and competitive cycling are covered.

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Social Sciences

Theory of International Trade

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Theory of International Trade

Economics 460

A study of the microeconomics of international trade, with emphasis on the determinants of the direction, volume, terms and gains from international trade.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theory of Numbers

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theory of Numbers

Mathematics 330

Properties of the integers, the Euclidean Algorithm, divisibility, diophantine equations, prime numbers, congruences and residues.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theory of Probability

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Sciences and Mathematics

Theory of Probability

Mathematics 370

Introduction to the mathematical theory of probability.

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Sport Studies

Therapeutic Modalities

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Sport Studies

Therapeutic Modalities

Sport Studies Department 482

This course focuses on the study of current theories and applications in the use of therapeutic modalities in the athletic training, clinical setting, or both.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Thermal Physics

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Sciences and Mathematics

Thermal Physics

Physics 451

A study of thermal and statistical physics incorporating a survey of classical thermodynamics.

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Social Sciences

Topical Studies in the History of Science

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Topical Studies in the History of Science

History 465

This course considers several topics in the history of science, which may vary from offering to offering.

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Social Sciences

Topics in Psychology

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Topics in Psychology

Psychology 393

Topical courses for advanced students are offered on demand.

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Sciences and Mathematics

Topology

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Topology

Mathematics 430

An introductory course in the fundamental concepts of general topology, including metric spaces, topological spaces, connectedness and compactness.

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Humanities

Travel in a French-Speaking Country

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Travel in a French-Speaking Country

French 350

Travel during summer, spring break, or January interterm in a French-speaking country

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Humanities

Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy

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Humanities

Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy

Philosophy 341

A survey of the development of analytic philosophy from Frege and Russell to Quine and other contemporary analytic philosophers.

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Humanities

Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy

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Humanities

Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy

Philosophy 340

An examination of some of the main themes in recent philosophical thought in Europe.

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Humanities

Twentieth-Century German Literature

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Twentieth-Century German Literature

German 414

A study of representative literary works of the 20th century, including the modern classical authors Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Robert Musil, and Stefan Zweig.

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Social Sciences

U.S. and the World Since World War II

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U.S. and the World Since World War II

History 308

Political and cultural history of the United States since 1945, with emphasis on America’s role as a world power.

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Social Sciences

U.S. Constitution

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U.S. Constitution

Politics 101

This course introduces students to early American political thought and its crowning political achievement, the United States Constitution.

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Social Sciences

U.S. Economic History

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U.S. Economic History

Economics 330

The economic development of the United States.

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Social Sciences

Understanding Society and Culture

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Understanding Society and Culture

Sociology 101

A broad introduction to sociocultural structure and dynamics, and to the various theoretical perspectives grouped under the name “sociology.”

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Fine Arts

Understanding Theatre

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Fine Arts

Understanding Theatre

Theatre 200

Readings, lectures, discussion, live performances, video presentations and creative projects provide the student with the basic concepts and terms necessary to appreciate the theatre as an art, and its development as an expression of Western culture.

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Sciences and Mathematics

University Physics

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Sciences and Mathematics

University Physics

Physics 201-202

An introduction to mechanics and waves is taught.

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Humanities

Victorian and Modern British Literature: 1830-present

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Humanities

Victorian and Modern British Literature: 1830-present

English 340

A literary survey of Victorian and Modern literature in the context of its age.

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Fine Arts

Voice Class

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Voice Class

Music 130

Emphasis on finding the student’s true voice, establishing proper resonance and singing effectively with an evenly placed melodic line, with stress on the projection and delivery of the text and foreign language reading.

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Fine Arts

Voice for the Stage

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Fine Arts

Voice for the Stage

Theatre 350

Training in the physical and emotional techniques used in producing strong vocal characterizations for the stage.

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Sport Studies

Water Safety Instructor

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Sport Studies

Water Safety Instructor

Sport Studies Department 200

This course covers methods and techniques of teaching swimming.

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Fine Arts

Watercolor Painting I

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Fine Arts

Watercolor Painting I

Art 207

Introduction to various techniques in watercolor painting.

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Fine Arts

Watercolor Painting II

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Watercolor Painting II

Art 312

Intermediate-level approaches in watercolor painting.

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Fine Arts

Website Design

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Fine Arts

Website Design

Art 354

A course exploring digital communication on the Internet.

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Fine Arts

Wind Symphony

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Wind Symphony

Music 160-3

Open to any student that plays a wind, brass or percussion instrument.

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Social Sciences

World Politics: The Modern State

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World Politics: The Modern State

Politics 319

Beginning with the philosophic origins of the modern state in Machiavelli and Hobbes, the course then moves from the political beginnings of the state system in 17th-century Europe to the beginning of the First World War.

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Writing the Senior Thesis

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Sciences and Mathematics

Writing the Senior Thesis

Physics 575

The defense and writing of the senior thesis based on research work carried on in earlier courses.

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