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Summer Courses

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Rosemont College has two Undergraduate Summer Sessions.  Review the course list and days/time below.  To Register for a Summer Session course, use the "Register for Summer Session" link below.

Courses and Descriptions

Classes for Summer Session I begin the week of May 20, 2019 and end the week of June 24, 2019.

Important Dates

  • Last Day for Drop/Add is May 31st
  • Withdraw date: June 7th

Course

Course Title

Days

Time

Instructor

ACC 0100

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I

Online

 

TROY CHIDDICK

ARS 0100

DRAWING I

T/W/TH

9:30AM-12:30PM

MICHAEL WILLSE

ARS 0130

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

T/W/TH

9:30AM-12:30PM

MICHAEL WILLSE

ARS 0215

CERAMICS I

T/W/TH

9:30AM-12:30PM

DANIELLE D'ARIES

ARS 0305

PAINTING II

T/W/TH

12:30pM-3:30PM

ANNE LEITH

ASL 0150

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I

T/TH

8:30AM-12:00PM

MICHELLE FORAN

BUS 0180

INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

TH/Online

8:30AM-12:00PM

PADRAIC MCMICKLE

BUS 0220

STATISTICS I

M/W

 8:30AM-12:00PM

H. DAVID CHEN

BUS 0250

SPORT MANAGEMENT

Online

 

CHRISTINE HAGEDORN-NORDENHOLT

BUS 0395

ADVERTISING

Online

 

CHRISTINE HAGEDORN-NORDENHOLT

CHE 0125

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

T/W/TH

 10:30AM-12:50PM

JOHN ULLRICH

COM 0237

INFORMATION GATHERING IN THE 21ST CENURY

Online

 

BRITTNEY NIX-CRAWFORD

COM 0242

CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

Online

 

MARGARET HOBSON-BAKER

COM 0263

WRITING FOR THE MEDIA

Online

 

BRITTNEY NIX-CRAWFORD

ECO 0105

INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS

T/Online

8:30AM-12:00PM

PADRAIC MCMICKLE

EDU 0260

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

T/TH

11:30AM-3:00PM

RENEE JACKSON

EDU 0280

FUNDAMENTALS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

T/TH

5:00PM-8:30PM

JOHN MOODY

ENG 0201

STUDIES IN FICTION

Online

 

KATHERINE BAKER

ITA 0100

INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN I

M/W

8:30AM-12:00PM

RITA NINARELLO

ITA 0101

INTRODUCTORY ITALIAN II

T/TH

8:30AM-12:00PM

RITA NINARELLO

MAT 0115

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

T/W/H

12:00PM-2:20PM

TBD

 MAT 0120 CALCULUS I T/W/TH 8:00AM-10:20AM DENNIS PERKINSON
 MAT 0255 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I M/W 8:30AM-12:00PM H. DAVID CHEN
PHI 0100 QUESTIONS THAT MATTER: INTRO PHILO T/W/TH 6:00PM-8:20PM ZACHARY BROWN
PHI 0272 ETHICS AND SOCIAL VALUES T/W/TH 6:00pm-8:20pm

MICHAEL THOMPSON

PHI 0125 PHYSICAL SCIENCE T/W/TH 10:30AM-12:50PM DENNIS PERKINSON
PSC 0103 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS Online   TBD
PSY 0210 DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS M/W 8:30AM-12:00PM H. DAVID CHEN
RST 0124 WORLD RELIGIONS Online   FRANCIS KLOSE
RST 0200 AN INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLIC THOUGHT T/TH 9:00AM-12:30PM REGINA INGIOSI
SOC 0285 SEX ROLES AND HUMAN SEXUALITY Online   TBD
SOC 0360 SEM: MARRIAGE/FAMILY/INTMTE REL Online  

TBD

 

 WRT 0240 BUSINESS WRITING Online   KATHERINE BAKER

Classes for Summer Session II begin the week of July 1, 2019, and end the week of August 5, 2019.

Important Dates

  • Last Day for Drop/Add is May 31st
  • Withdraw date: June 7th
 
Course Title            Course Title Days Time Instructor
ACC 0101   FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II Online   Troy Chiddick
BUS 0200 PERSONAL FINANCE T/TH 8:30AM-12:00PM Kenneth Romanowski
BUS 0221 STATISTICS II M/W 8:30AM-12:00PM H. Chen
BUS 0347 SPORT LEADERSHIP AND COACHING T/TH 12:30PM-4:00PM TBD
BUS 0367 SPORT MARKETING Online   Christine Hagedorn-Nordenholt
BUS 0445 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGMENT TH/Online 8:30AM-12:00PM Padraic McMickle
ECO 0106 INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS T/Online 8:30AM-12:00PM Padraic McMickle
ENG 0395 MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE Online   Katherine Baker
MAT 0116 PRECALCULUS T/W/TH 9:00AM-11:20AM TBD
MAT 0121 CALCULUS II T/W/TH 8:30AM-10:50AM Dennis Perkinson
MAT 0256 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II M/W 8:30AM-12:00PM H. Chen
PHI 0355 AESTHETICS: THKG ABOUT ART/BEAUTY T/W/TH 6:00PM-8:20PM Zachary Brown
PSC 0103 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS Online   TBD
PSY 0100 BASIC CONCEPTS IN PSYCHOLOGY M/T/TH 9:00AM-12:00PM Beverly Gordon
PSY 0280 INFERENTIAL STATISTICS M/W 8:30AM-12:00PM H. Chen
RST 0110 INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT T/W/TH 10:00AM-12:20PM Marygrace Urmson
RST 0124 WORLD RELIGIONS Online   Francis Klose
RST 0210 MEANING OF CHRIST M/W 5:30PM-9:00PM Regina Ingiosi
SOC 0105 CULTURAL AND GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY W/Online 2:30PM-6:30PM Joanne Campbell
SOC 0260 CRIMINOLOGY TH/Online 6:00PM-9:00PM TBD
WRT 0170 ADVD. COMP. & ORAL COMMUNICATION T/TH 8:30AM-12:00PM TBD
WRT 0220 CREATIVE WRITING POETRY Online   Katherine Baker

ACC 0100 -- FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I

An introduction to the theory and fundamental concepts of the financial reporting process in modern business organizations. The course focuses on the accrual method of accounting and an introduction to GAAP theory. Topics covered include analyzing and recording business transactions, periodic determination of income and financial position, and preparation and understanding of financial statements.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

ARS 0100 -- DRAWING I

This course in an introduction to the basic techniques and exercises used in drawing.  In order to develop and enhance perceptual and manual skills, direct observation of the subject and visual problem solving will be stressed. Students considering an art major take this course in the fall semester of their first year. 

Prerequisite:  None

Credits: 3

 

ARS 0130 -- INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

This course is intended to introduce students to the techniques in traditional and non-traditional watercolor media.  In addition to studio practice, course work will include weekly demonstrations of techniques and lectures by the instructor.  Emphasis will be placed upon direct observation of the subject, including figure, still life and landscape.

Prerequisite:  None

Credits: 3

 

ARS 0215 -- CERAMICS I

An introduction to the basic techniques needed to use clay as a medium of creative expression.  Students will explore form and content while developing skills through class assignments and individual projects.

Prerequisite:  None

Credits: 3

 

ARS 0305 – PAINTING II

This course is a continuation of Painting I with emphasis on developing a personal approach to form and content.

Prerequisite: ARS-0205

Credits: 3

 

ASL 0150 -- AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I

An introduction to American Sign Language, covering the relationship between manual and oral language systems, the implications of deafness on communication, and the philosophy of total communication.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0180 -- INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

The course provides an introduction to the environment of international business; an examination of the international organizations, the international monetary system and their impact on business; a focus on the uncontrollable forces within the foreign environment; and illustrations and examples of their effects on business practice. 

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0220 -- STATISTICS I

An introduction to statistics, including descriptive statistics (measures of central tendency, dispersion, and frequency distributions) graphic presentations, Probability Theory, Sampling Theory, normal curve applications and the use of computers. Emphasis given to interpretation and application of descriptive statistics. For students in business, economics, and accounting.

Prerequisite:  MAT 0115

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0250 -- SPORT MANAGEMENT

This course is an analysis of effective management strategies and the body of knowledge associated with pursuing a career in sport management. The course introduces the student to sport management career opportunities in the sport industry and to sport principles as they apply to management, leadership style, communication, and motivation.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0395 -- ADVERTISING

An introduction to the theories and principles of advertising with a focus on current practice in advertising agencies. Topics include advertising foundations, planning and strategy, advertising media, advertising campaign strategy and an evaluation of commercials (print, television, radio, and Internet).

Prerequisite:  BUS 0350

Credits: 3

 

CHE 0125 – PHYSICAL SCIENCE

This course is designed for the non-science majors who are interested in developing a basic understanding and overview of physics and chemistry, and those who wish to develop an appreciation for the nature of the universe. Topics covered include forces and motion, energy, heat, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism, chemical elements, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, the solar system and the universe, the atmosphere, atmospheric effects and the other earth’s systems.

Prerequisites: MAT 0112 or MAT 0115 or Placement Exam

Credits: 3

 

COM 0237 – INFORMATION GATHERING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

This course introduces Communication majors to the types of research and information gathering skills essential for journalists, public relations practitioners, and other professionals.  It will include a review of sources available in the library, computer resources, and municipal, state and federal government documents.  In addition to becoming skilled seekers in the digital/paper chase, students will gain an overview of the “right to access” issues, including the Freedom of Information Act and the ethics of privacy.  In short, students will learn strategies for gathering information and critically analyzing it.

Prerequisite:  None

Credits: 3

 

COM 0242 – CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

 

This class revolves around the camera phone as a contemporary cultural ideal and the deeply invested interrelationship many people have with it. Picture taking is a key element addressed. However, also addressed is the ethical residuals of such an embedded technology.

Course Fee: $75

Credits: 3

 

COM 0263 – WRITING FOR THE MEDIA

This course will introduce students to the form, style, and content found in written forms of mass media. Students will learn the basics of writing for print and broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising, and new media.

Prerequisite: COM 0275

Credits: 3

 

ECO 0100 -- INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS

An introduction to the economic theories which explain national economic conditions in the United States.  Topics include unemployment, inflation, economic fluctuations, productivity, and economic growth in the context of a global economy.  Business students should take this course (ECO 0105) as their Macroeconomics course.  ECO 105 does not require a problem set section.

Credits: 3

 

EDU 0260 – CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

A consideration of literature for children and adolescents as a communication between authors, adult readers, and child readers.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

 

EDU 0280 – FUNDAMENTALS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

This is an introductory survey course. Students will learn about the development of special education in the United States. Key laws (e.g. 94-142 and ADA/504) as well as major litigation will be covered in detail. In addition, students will be introduced to the various categories of disability. Students will learn introductory material about educational accommodation for these disabilities and will learn how to write an IEP.

Prerequisite: limited to Education majors; EDU 0201

Credits: 3

 

ENG 0201 -- STUDIES IN FICTION

The techniques and types of fiction taught by close reading and analysis of a variety of short stories, novels, and film. Studies in Fiction is a Multicultural Course that predominantly focuses on American and British texts from the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

ITA 0100 – INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN I

An introduction to the Italian languages and cultures. The course covers conversational methods and makes use of laboratory, films, and slides. Students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of Italian grammar with the ability to express themselves orally and in writing on cultural and everyday topics. Readings of short stories and poems.

Credits: 3

 

ITA 0101 – INTRODUCTORY ITALIAN II

This course follows in sequence to ITA-0100. It is a further introduction to the Italian languages and cultures.

Prerequisite: ITA 0100 or placement

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0115 – COLLEGE ALGEBRA

Topics include properties of real numbers; linear, quadratic and higher degree polynomials; logarithmic and exponential functions.  There is an emphasis on the graphs of these functions.  This course partially fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite:  MAT-0112 or placement

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0120 -- CALCULUS I

A study of the theories of limits, differentiation, and integration with a variety of applications including maximum, minimum problems, areas, and volumes.

Prerequisites: MAT-0115 and MAT-0116 or their equivalents

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0255 -- PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I

A study of the principles of probability, statistical properties and applications of distribution functions, testing hypotheses, regression, and allied topics. 

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

PHI 0100 – QUESTIONS THAT MATTER: INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

An introduction to the methods and problems of philosophy and to important figures in the history of philosophy. Topics include the nature of knowledge and reality, free will and determinism, the mind/body problem, the existence of God, and the meaning of life. Readings from classical and contemporary sources. Offered fall semester.

Prerequisite: WRT-0110

Credits: 3

 

PHI 0272 -- ETHICS AND SOCIAL VALUES

An introductory survey of philosophical approaches to contemporary moral and social problems. Emphasis will be on theories about how we ought to act and about goals, rights and responsibilities appropriate to human beings. Topics may include capital punishment, equality and discrimination, economic justice, globalization, and terrorism, among others.

Prerequisite: WRT 0110

Credits: 3

 

PHY 0125 – PHYSICAL SCIENCE

This course is designed for the non-science majors who are interested in developing a basic understanding and overview of physics and chemistry, and those who wish to develop an appreciation for the nature of the universe. Topics covered include forces and motion, energy, heat, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism, chemical elements, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, the solar system and the universe, the atmosphere, atmospheric effects and the other earth’s systems.

Prerequisites: MAT 0112 or MAT 0115 or Placement Exam

Credits: 3

 

PSC 0103 – INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS

Analysis of how the American Government works and why it works the way it does. We will consider what problems we think our government should solve and how it should solve those problems. We will examine the principal institutions of American Government: The Presidency, Congress, the Court system, the media, political parties, interest groups and elections. Each student will pick a current issue of special interest and follow it for the semester.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3 credits.

 

PSY 0210 -- DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

An introduction to the concepts of descriptive statistics in the social sciences. Students learn to compute basic statistical analysis and discuss the application of the analysis to research in the social sciences. This course provides practical application of statistical principles and introduces the use of the computer for statistical analysis.

Prerequisite: PSY 0100, MAT-0115 or the equivalent.

Credits: 3

 

RST 0124 – WORLD RELIGIONS

A survey of the major world religions, primarily Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  The course will cover the origins, development, major religious beliefs and practices, and the contemporary status of each of these religions.  Students will also reflect about the encounters between these religions, especially the prospect for inter-religious dialogue.

Credits: 3

 

RST 0200 -- INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLIC THOUGHT

This course is a study of Catholicism through an examination of several key questions: What is the journey of faith? Who is God? Who is Jesus Christ? What is the meaning of the human person, salvation, the Church, the moral life, and Christian spirituality?

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

SOC 0285 – SEX ROLES AND HUMAN SEXUALITY

Theories, concepts, and research in human sexuality. Topics include: socio-historical perspectives; life cycle changes; sexual communication; love/attitudes/intimacy patterns in American culture; gender roles and sexual dysfunction; religiosity; sex and the legal system; sex education; and trends in sexual attitudes and behavior.

Prerequisite: SOC 0100

Credits: 3

 

SOC 0360 – MARRIAGE/FAMILY/INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS

Topics: universality of the family; trends in marriage; class differentials; spousal selection; conflict resolution; alternative family styles; intimacy patterns; cohabitation; communication models; modification of husband-wife roles; social interventions with families; the effects of separation/divorce on children; new custodial arrangements; and decision making in intimate relationships. No prerequisite. This course fulfills the Multiculturalism and Gender requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Credits: 3

  

WRT 0240 -- BUSINESS WRITING

Business Writing is designed for students from a range of majors to learn the necessary rhetorical and research skills needed for their professional careers.  Assignments will include business letters, memos, reports, proposals, and collaborative projects.  The subject-centered focus of the course will vary each semester at the instructor’s discretion.  This course is offered spring semesters. This course cross-lists with COM-0240.  

Prerequisite:  WRT-0110

Credits: 3

ACC 0101 -- FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II

A continuation of Financial Accounting I with a more detailed study of the components of financial statements with greater emphasis on the presentation of financial information to external users in the framework of the corporate form of entity.

Prerequisite: ACC-0100

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0200 – PERSONAL FINANCE

An introduction to the management and planning of personal finance. Topics include the personal financial planning process, the management of personal financial assets, which includes credit and debt management, purchasing decisions and insurance, investment of financial resources, and controlling future resources.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0221 -- STATISTICS II

An introduction to statistics, including descriptive statistics (measures of central tendency, dispersion, and frequency distributions) graphic presentations, Probability Theory, Sampling Theory, normal curve applications and the use of computers.  Emphasis given to interpretation and application of descriptive statistics.  For students in business, economics, and accounting.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0347 – SPORT LEADERSHIP AND COACHING

This course will introduce Coaching Leadership on a sports level but show how leadership relates to personal, business and everyday successes for individuals. Creating success in the sports arena, a leader has to communicate, in a way, to bring a set of individuals together to accomplish one common goal. To be a good leader and coach, one must motivate teamwork and reveal the powerful characteristics of success. Leadership can be universal and used in any walk of life. The best coaches are able to work through these barriers and develop systems that bring teammates together with a common purpose.

Prerequisite: BUS 0250 or POI

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0367 -- SPORT MARKETING

The course is an application of Marketing Principles to sports products and services.  Covered will be all topics in the sports marketing curriculum, including consumer behavior, market research, promotions, products, pricing, sponsorship and e-marketing.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

 

BUS 0445 – SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Every organization makes a product or provides a service. Most organizations work together with a network of other manufacturers and service providers through supply chains. Supply Chain management involves managing organizations' supply chains to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by providing quality products, outstanding customer service, and effective cost control.

Prerequisites: BUS 0180 and BUS 205

Credits: 3

 

ECO 0106 -- INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS

An introduction to the economic theories which explain the workings of the marketplace in a capitalist system. Topics include the behavior of consumers, businesses, the public sector, labor market, discrimination, poverty, and pollution. Course emphasizes techniques of analysis that will continue to be useful in comprehending a changing economic world. No co-requisite. Business students should register for this section of Microeconomics.

Credits: 3

 

ENG 0395 – MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE

This seminar will survey American writing between the wars, considering the works but not limited to  Frost, Cummings, Stevens, Williams, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner. We will aim to identify and study key literary movements and the texts within these movements which help to define “American literature” for years to come. More so, students will critically read and discuss these texts and authors to research the major roles each has played in shaping modern American literature to our current day. In addition, the course attempts to place these writers and their works within the context of the most important literary movements of the time. Students will be able to pinpoint similarities in style, technique, as well as trace literary themes.

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0116 -- PRECALCULUS

Precalculus is the study of the ratios (functions called sines, cosines, tangents, etc.) of the lengths of sides in right triangles.  Angles are often measured in radians.  Graphs of the functions are studied.  The ratios are related to each other in “Identities”.  The ratios are applied to non-right angle triangles.  This knowledge is used to break lines into vertical and horizontal components called vectors. This course partially fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite: MAT-0115 or the equivalent

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0121 -- CALCULUS II

Investigation of the techniques (substitution, by parts, partial fractions) and applications of integration (areas, volumes, work, average and mean value), inverse functions (exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric. This course partially fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite: MAT-0120

Credits: 3

 

MAT 0256 -- PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II

A continuation of Statistics I, including hypothesis testing, estimation techniques, correlation and regression, time series analysis and index numbers, analysis of variance and use of computers. Emphasis given to application of statistical decision-making. For students in business, economics, and accounting. This course is cross-listed with BUS-0221, Statistics II.

Prerequisite: BUS 0220 or MAT 0300

Credits: 3

 

PHI 0355 -- AESTHETICS: THINKING ABOUT ART/BEAUTY

An examination of the nature of art and aesthetic experience. Readings include works by philosophers of historical importance such as Plato and Aristotle as well as the writings of contemporary aestheticians. Issues explored may include artistic concepts pertaining to form and content, representation and expression, meaning and truth, and critical interpretation and evaluation. Consideration may also given to selected issues associated with particular arts such as meaning in music and the interpretation of poetry, and the cinematic in film.

Prerequisite: WRT 0110

Credits: 3

 

PSC 0103 -- INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS

Analysis of how the American Government works and why it works the way it does. We will consider what problems we think our government should solve and how it should solve those problems. We will examine the principal institutions of American Government: The Presidency, Congress, the Court system, the media, political parties, interest groups and elections. Each student will pick a current issue of special interest and follow it for the semester.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

 

PSY 0100 -- BASIC CONCEPTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

An introductory course designed to make students aware of the diversity of the field of Psychology and the ways in which human behavior can be studied.  Goals, methods, and applications of the science of psychology in learning, language, thinking, perception, and the emotions are investigated.

Prerequisite for all psychology courses.

Credits: 3

 

PSY 0280 -- INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

A study of the theory and applications of inferential and correlation statistical techniques to data in the social sciences. This course provides practical application of statistical principles. Students work with computers and conduct research in social sciences.

Prerequisite: PSY-0210

Credits: 3

 

RST 0110 -- INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT

An introduction to the literary formation of the Old Testament within the cultural and historical milieu of the ancient Near East.  Emphasis upon the theological significance of history, covenant, and salvation.  Explication of the relationship between literary forms and divine revelation.

Credits: 3

 

RST 0124 -- WORLD RELIGIONS

A survey of the major world religions, primarily Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  The course will cover the origins, development, major religious beliefs and practices, and the contemporary status of each of these religions.  Students will also reflect about the encounters between these religions, especially the prospect for inter-religious dialogue.

Credits: 3

 

RST 0210 -- MEANING OF CHRIST

This course is a study of Christian reflection on the person of Jesus Christ, including his teaching, ministry, death and resurrection. Students will examine biblical texts, historical reflection, and contemporary questions.

Credits: 3

 

SOC 0105 -- CULTURAL AND GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY

An introduction to the areas of anthropology; archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics. Topics include: methods of dating archaeological finds; origins of humankind; theories of culture; relationship between language and culture, modern societies and anthropological concepts.

Credits: 3

 

SOC 0260 -- CRIMINOLOGY

An analysis of contemporary views of criminal behavior, social theories of causation /perpetration of crime. Areas of studies will be: deviance; penal reform; crime detection; changing definition of crime; and agencies of social control. Special emphasis on criminal law procedure and the elements of crimes. Field trips.

Prerequisite: SOC-0100

Credits: 3

 

WRT 0170 -- ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND ORAL COMMUNICATION

In Advanced Composition and Oral Communication, students will build upon the writing, research, and analytical skills he/she developed in First-Year Writing. Through a consideration of a range of genres, styles, and audiences, students will use their critical-thinking and research skills to craft both written and oral arguments. Assignments will include papers, short writing assignments, oral presentations, and a final group project. This course fulfills a Core Skills requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite: WRT 0110

Credits: 3

 

WRT 0220 -- CREATIVE WRITING POETRY

Students write and discuss their own projects in poetry.

Credits: 3