Jan 25, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


This section of the Catalog includes course descriptions, listed alphabetically by discipline. The descriptions provide information on course numbers, titles, the level of instruction, credit, course sequence, content, and prerequisites as shown in the following example:

CHE 2100 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry
Credits: 5
Prerequisite: CHE 1100
Description: A study of the elements of organic and biological chemistry. This course satisfies requirements for nursing programs and other fields requiring a survey of organic and biological chemistry.

The first two to four letters, called the course subject code, represent the area of study or discipline, e.g., CHE represents chemistry. The course number follows the course subject code, e.g., 2100. The first digit in a four-digit course number designates the level of instruction. Only courses numbered 1000 or above will be included in credits toward a degree. Courses with numbers up to and including 1999 are primarily for freshmen, 2000 through 2999 primarily for sophomores, 3000 through 3999 primarily for juniors, and 4000 through 4999 primarily for seniors. In general, students should not take courses above the level of their class (based upon semester hours earned), but they may do so at one level above if they have the specified prerequisites. In special cases, students may be permitted to take courses more than one level above that designated for their class if they obtain the permission of their advisor and of the faculty member teaching the course and if they meet the prerequisite requirements. Course descriptions provide a summary of the content of the course. If a prerequisite must be met before a student can register for a course, this information is listed above the course description. Attributes, such as Multicultural, General Studies, or Guaranteed Transfer, are listed after the course description. A list of courses being offered in a given semester, instructors, class meeting times, and locations is described in the Class Schedule located on the Office of the Registrar's website, msudenver.edu/registrar/classschedules.

Types of Courses

  • Regular courses appear in this section of the University Catalog and are offered on a regular basis.
  • Independent study courses provide students the opportunity to pursue in-depth study of a topic of special interest. Independent study courses are specified as 498_ and include an alpha character in the course number. Independent study courses are published in the Class Schedule.
  • Special topics or omnibus courses are temporary courses that are not listed in the Catalog. They may be used to pilot-test a course, present a special topic, or provide a unique, experiential-learning opportunity. Omnibus courses use a specified range of course numbers: 190_, 290_, 390_, 490_ and include an alpha character in the course number. Omnibus courses are published in the Class Schedule.
  • Variable topics courses allow courses of varying titles under an overall theme or “umbrella” course. Variable topic courses include an alpha character in the course number and are published in the Class Schedule.
 

History

  
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    HIS 3660 - Recent U.S. 1945-1990s



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course treats the United States from 1945 to the 1990s concentrating on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, the decline of political parties, and the nature of the centralized state.

  
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    HIS 3670 - U.S. Foreign Relations: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is an examination of various issues, problems, or areas in American foreign policy from colonial origins to the recent past. The topics will vary to accommodate student needs and interests.

    Note: This course may be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 9 credits.

  
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    HIS 3675 - The American Presidency



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course surveys the history and structure of the American presidency as an institution and probes the lives and administrations of individual presidents. Significant political themes and topics pertaining to the White House's historical political climate are likewise explored.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3370 and HIS 3675.

  
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    HIS 3677 - Nixon and the Kennedys



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course employs a life-and-times approach to the study of Richard Nixon, the members of the Kennedy family (with emphasis on John and Robert) and the historical events that shaped the lives of Nixon and the Kennedys or were influenced by their lives. The larger story of modern American history is woven around the lives of these individuals who have played a prominent part in that history. Family backgrounds, childhoods, and public careers are all considered in the biographical aspects of this course.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3380 and 3677.

  
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    HIS 3681 - Film as Social History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course will examine how historical films can build national consensus--or create and perpetuate national myths--and how they often say more about the time they were made than about the time they portray.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3861 and HIS 3681.

  
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    HIS 3683 - American Religious History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This class will explore American religious practice, community, and culture from before colonization to the present. It will consider how Americans have both retained and adapted traditional faiths in new circumstances, and it will examine how the American faithful have articulated their spiritual identities and (sometimes) imposed these identities on others. Finally, it will explore how American religious leaders and followers have negotiated the meanings of ritual and belief, often creating new traditions that are firmly rooted in American history and society.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 3690 - American Military History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is a study of American military history from the wars of the colonial period through Vietnam. It considers battles, strategy, and organization.

  
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    HIS 3700 - Modern China



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with one, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the history of China since 1800, with emphasis on social, cultural, economic, and political developments. The course will discuss the traditional order in China, its breakdown both by internal and external challenges, and the Chinese people's struggle to adjust to the new world order imposed by foreign powers. It will also explore the efforts of the Chinese to remake their country through revolution.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 3700
  
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    HIS 3711 - Caribbean History and Culture



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines the evolution of Caribbean societies from the consolidation of slavery in the seventeenth century to the emergence of independent multi-ethnic nations in the twentieth century, and emphasizes the central role of the Caribbean in the Atlantic world.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS or HIS. Students cannot receive credit for both HIS 3811 and HIS 3711.

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 3610
  
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    HIS 3715 - Food in World History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent; completion of the General Studies Historical course requirement or permission of instructor.

    Description: This course highlights the significance of food in society. Students examine food habits from the earliest hunter-gatherers to modern consumers of fast food. They consider the origins of agriculture, famine, the evolution of world cuisines and civilizations, the international exchange and spread of foods and food technologies, and the effects of the global economy on food, production, diets and health. In the process, students consider the role food plays in many aspects of human history, including evolution, religion, politics, class, family, national identity, technology and the economy. This course uses multiple disciplines and perspectives to explore eating habits and how they change over time.

  
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    HIS 3720 - Themes in World History: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This seminar explores the field of World history from theoretical, conceptual, and content approaches. This course is aimed for advanced students in World history and for students interested in teaching World history at the elementary and secondary levels.

  
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    HIS 3725 - The World since 1900



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores the major historical developments of the 20th century, emphasizing their social, economic, cultural, and political dimensions.

  
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    HIS 3734 - World War I and the Making of the Modern World



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: The First World War was many things: the "war to end all wars," the "Great War," the start of the "short" twentieth century, the dawn of the "age of catastrophe." By the time the war ended, "Western civilization" was destroyed and new global patterns had emerged. From genocides to the rise of Communism and worldwide independence movements, the consequences of the war continue to shape the twenty-first century. This course examines the origins of the war in the "long" nineteenth century, the impact of total war on societies across the world, the Treaty of Versailles and the expectations of peace, and creation of an uncertain postwar world.

  
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    HIS 3735 - World War II, 1939-1948



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is
    crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor.

    Description: This course provides a detailed overview of the Second World War from multiple perspectives, including military, political, economic, social and cultural history. Special attention focuses on close reading of multiple personal accounts of the war from a variety of perspectives.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3735 and HIS 4650.

  
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    HIS 3740 - Modern Japan



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the history of Japan since the 1850s, with emphasis on the nation's social, economic, and political development. The course will discuss the traditional order in Japan, its modification over time, the nation's struggle to adjust to the new world order imposed by foreign powers, its defeat in World War II, and postwar efforts to rebuild.

  
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    HIS 3745 - History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian and Colonial Periods



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted ith HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines the history of Meso-America and its relationship to the American Southwest from pre-Columbian times to 1836. Particular attention will be paid to the dynamism of indigenous peoples and the hybrid nature of the region's culture after the Spanish conquest.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CHS or HIS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 3000
  
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    HIS 3746 - History of Modern Mexico



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course introduces students to major themes in the social and political history of Mexico from independence in the early nineteenth century to the present. The course stresses the importance of social movements in the making of modern Mexico, as well as the influence of large-scale historical transformations on everyday life. This course emphasizes historical thinking and analysis, including the critical evaluation of diverse sources and the ability to integrate their insights to answer historical questions.

  
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    HIS 3747 - Latin American Revolutions



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted
    with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines the origins, development and continuing influence of twentieth century Latin American revolutions, with a focus on placing these struggles in comparative historical context. This course explores various approaches to revolution and the general role of left political formations in Latin America in an attempt to grasp both the promises and limitations of these important movements for social change.

  
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    HIS 3750 - India and South Asia since 1500



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: The course covers religious and linguistic diversity in India; the nature of the Indian state; comparative colonial regimes; the complexity of responses to colonialism; and ideas of gender in colonial and modem South Asia. Students gain a more developed understanding of the political, social and economic geography of South Asia, as well as some familiarity with several South Asian religions, including Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism.

  
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    HIS 3760 - Modern Middle East



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores the history of the Middle East and North Africa, with an emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Topics addressed include: the geography and resources of the region; political control and governance; warfare and terrorism; the Cold War; the geopolitics of oil; Zionism and the Arab-Israeli conflict; and the continuing influence of Islam on state and society.

  
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    HIS 3770 - World of Islam



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course surveys Islamic civilization from its origins in the Middle East through its expansion into Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the seventh century to the present. It covers the political and military history of the Islamic Empire, as well as its cultural, religious, and scientific achievements. Considerable attention is also paid to the relationship between Islamic societies and states and their European and American counterparts.

  
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    HIS 3780 - Issues in World History: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines various topics in world history. The topics will vary to accommodate student needs and interests.

    Note: This course may be repeated for credit as the course title changes for a maximum of 9 credits.

  
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    HIS 3785 - Science and Technology in World History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores the role of science and technology in World history. Themes will include the relationship between the divine and empirical understandings of the natural world, the production of scientific knowledge and its practical application, the influence of culture on the production of scientific and technological knowledge, and the globalization of scientific and technological authority and practices. The goal of the course is to learn about the past from the perspective of ideas about nature within diverse social and cultural contexts while focusing on how this past has shaped our own understanding of nature and our place in it.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I, Global Diversity

  
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    HIS 3790 - The United States and Vietnam



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course traces the 1960s conflict in Vietnam to its roots in nineteenth century colonialism, conflicting interests in World War II and the demise of French power in the 1950s. It details U.S. involvement and U.S. strategy from the 1950s until the defeat of South Vietnam in 1975. Attention is also paid to the U.S. home front and to the effects of the conflict.

  
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    HIS 3830 - The Mexican Revolution



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): CHS 1000 or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course traces the social, political, and economic forces that contributed to the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). Furthermore, it provides a critical analysis of how leaders, women, the Mexican masses and the United States influenced revolutionary events.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or CHS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 3010
  
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    HIS 3840 - Topics in Popular Culture: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course will examine major trends in popular culture. Topics include American lifestyles, beliefs, and customs.

    Note: This course may be repeated for credit under different topics.

  
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    HIS 3890 - Readings in History: Variable Topics



    Credits: 1-2

    Description: In this course, a student will read extensively in a selected area. Critiques of the works read will be submitted to the professor directing the reading.

    Note: This course may be repeated for credit as the title changes. Variable Credit.

  
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    HIS 3980 - Internship in History



    Credits: 1-15

    Prerequisite(s): Major in History; junior or senior status; permission of instructor

    Description: Supervised by a faculty member within the major department, internships provide practical, hands-on experience in a professional field related to the major. Internship placements must be established prior to enrollment in this course in consultation with the Applied Learning Center.

    To register with the Applied Learning Center, students must meet the following qualifications:

    • Completed at least one semester at MSU Denver
    • Sophomore, junior or senior status
    • Declared major in an undergraduate program
    • 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA at MSU Denver
    • Currently enrolled and taking classes at MSU Denver

    For information and instructions on finding and enrolling in an internship, contact the Applied Learning Center at 303-556-3290 or internships@msudenver.edu.

    Note: Variable Credit

  
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    HIS 4010 - Methods of Teaching Social Science: Secondary School



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): EDS 3000 or EDS 3130

    Description: This course explores disciplinary strategies for teaching Social Studies subjects and analyzes their effectiveness. Students consider the political, social, and historical contexts for Social Studies teaching. The course also provides opportunities for practical application and critical review of theories, frameworks, and assessment techniques for teaching these disciplines in the secondary classroom.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    HIS 4020 - Field Experience in Teaching Social Studies in Secondary Schools



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): EDS 3140

    Corequisite(s): HIS 4010

    Description: This field-based course provides opportunities to develop teacher candidates' professional and pedagogical skills in a Social Studies classroom.  In coordination with the classroom teacher, teacher candidates will design and implement content lessons, use content strategies to improve both information acquisition and literacy skills, and adjust instruction for students with diverse needs.  Course assignments and evaluations are designed to help teacher candidates become reflective practitioners.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: GEG or HIS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): GEG 4020
  
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    HIS 4820 - Senior Seminar



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1020 or equivalent with a grade of D or better and at least nine upper-division hours in history or in courses crosslisted with history, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course refines students' knowledge of a historiography and their skills in the research and writing of history. As a culmination of the major, it asks students to think more analytically and extensively about a particular historical topic. Consult the instructor for specifics about the topic.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    HIS 4860 - History of Feminism and Women's Rights



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GWS 1001 or either HIS 1210 or HIS/GWS 1650, or permission of instructor

    Description: The purpose of this course is to examine the history of American feminism from the Age of the Revolution to the present. Through the use of primary and secondary sources, the philosophies and strategies of women's rights activists and organizations will be examined. Among the special topics to be considered are the conditions and intellectual currents in society that facilitated the growth of American feminism, the achievements of the women's rights movement, the forces that opposed women's rights, and the issues for debate within the feminist movements.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: GWS or HIS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 4860

Honors

  
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    HON 1000 - Introduction to Music



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 and ENG 1020, or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course will investigate the function, structure, style and genre classifications, and aesthetic interpretations of a diverse variety of musical traditions. The student will develop and employ a vocabulary for musical description and listen to many different traditions of musical expression. This course is intended for non-music majors.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MUS.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities

    Cross Listed Course(s): MUS 1000
  
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    HON 1001 - Introductory Psychology



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on the reading, writing, and mathematics preassessment placement tests

    Description: This course presents basic concepts, principles, and methods involved in the scientific study and understanding of human behavior. Attention is given to organic bases of human and other animal behavior with emphasis on perception, learning, motivation, maturation, physical and social adaptation, experimental techniques, individuality and personality, conflict and stress, adjustment and mental health, social behavior, and developmental processes.

    Note: Required course for all psychology majors and minors. Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PSY.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PSY 1001
  
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    HON 1003 - Introduction to Chicana/o Studies



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course introduces students to the broad range of the interdisciplinary field of Chicana/o Studies. The course covers the major historical moments beginning with an overview of Pre-Columbian civilizations in the Americas and Medieval Spain, which have led to the contemporary social location of Mexican-origin population within the United States. In addition, the course introduces students to the broad scope of Chicana/o cultural production in the creative arts such as visual, film, music and literature. Resources draw from various disciplines, including but not limited to: sociology, history, political science, anthropology, education, art and art history, women and gender studies, and religious studies.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CHS or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS3

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 1000
  
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    HON 1011 - Introduction to Philosophy



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on the reading and writing preassessment placement tests and for the Honor's prefix, acceptance into the Honors program

    Description: This is a first philosophy course designed to introduce students to basic philosophical issues, primarily in the areas of metaphysics (what there is) and epistemology (how we know).  This course covers fundamental questions such as, for example:  "Do humans possess free will of is everything a matter of causal necessity?" or "Is there a God or an afterlife?" Important cultural achievements, in the form of original and complete works, will be emphasized.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PHI.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-AH3

    Cross Listed Course(s): PHI 1010
  
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    HON 1013 - Public Speaking



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course integrates both the theory and practical skills of topic research, composition, delivery, and criticism of public speaking. Skill development includes effective public presentation strategies and audience analysis. Students develop critical listening skills by evaluating their own public-speaking style, as well as the effectiveness of their peers and professional speakers. This course builds public-speaking confidence, and introduces the student to the power of public rhetoric in social and professional contexts. May be taught as hybrid.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CAS or HON.

    General Studies: Oral Communication

    Cross Listed Course(s): CAS 1010
  
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    HON 1014 - Introduction to Social Work: Overview of Contemporary Issues



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010, ENG 1020

    Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the various issues affecting societies around the globe. Students will acquire a comprehensive overview of the interaction between persons and their environments that can enhance or impair human development. Students will acquire a foundation of knowledge and increased awareness of many common social issues and will have an increased awareness of the various approaches to empower minority and majority individuals, families and communities. The course provides an overview of the settings in which social workers practice, the populations they encounter, the social problems they address, and the interventions they utilize.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or SWK.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

    Cross Listed Course(s): SWK 1010
  
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    HON 1023 - Political Systems and Ideas



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course examines political societies and explores the basic ideas, structures, and issues of modern political systems.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PSC.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS1

    Cross Listed Course(s): PSC 1020
  
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    HON 1030 - Living in a Computing World



    Credits: 4

    Description: This course provides fundamentals needed to effectively cope with, understand, and be successful in a world with pervasive computing. The coursework explores impacts of computing (from social, ethical, economic, technical, legal, philosophical, and cognitive perspectives) and the related aspects of creativity, innovation, problem solving, critical thinking, collaborative teamwork, and multi-modal communication. Students participate in active-learning experiences and create materials using iterative processes similar to those used by artists, musicians, and engineers.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CS or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): CS 1030
  
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    HON 1040 - World History since 1500



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course provides an introduction to important theories, concepts, methods and content for understanding world history since 1500. Among others, it explores social, cultural, religious, economic, and political themes.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 1040
  
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    HON 1041 - A Citizen's Guide to Economics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on the reading, writing, and mathematics placement tests.

    Description: This course introduces students to basic economic concepts and reasoning. Course topics include market analysis, the role of the government in the economy, the monetary system, and international economics. A key feature of the course is the application of economic reasoning to real-world problems.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ECO or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS1

    Cross Listed Course(s): ECO 1040
  
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    HON 1080 - General Biology I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading, writing and mathematics pre-assessment placement tests

    Corequisite(s): HON 1090

    Description: This introductory course serves as the foundation for all other biology courses. Emphasis is placed on cellular and molecular biology, biochemical pathways, and genetics.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: BIO or HON. A student must successfully pass both HON 1080 and HON 1090 to receive General Studies and GT-SC1 credit.

    General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SC1

    Cross Listed Course(s): BIO 1080
  
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    HON 1090 - General Biology Laboratory I



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading, writing and mathematics pre-assessment placement tests

    Corequisite(s): HON 1080

    Description: This mandatory laboratory accompanies HON 1080. This course introduces biology laboratory techniques, specifically exploring the scientific method.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: BIO or HON. A student must successfully pass both HON 1080 and HON 1090 to receive General Studies and GT-SC1 credit.

    General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SC1

    Cross Listed Course(s): BIO 1090
  
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    HON 1211 - American History to 1865



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This is an introductory course in the history of the American peoples and the development of the United States through the Civil War. It will present an interpretation of how North American cultures-indigenous, European, and African-converged and influenced one another. It will also focus on how the British colonies created a new social order, along with political institutions, that continually evolved until 1865.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 1210
  
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    HON 1221 - American History since 1865



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course covers the background to the present-day United States beginning with the Civil War and culminating with recent times. It analyzes cultural, social, economic and technological change. Topics addressed include immigration, industrialism, emergence of the U.S. as a world power, Progressivism, the First World War, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War and its aftermath.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 1220
  
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    HON 1310 - Principles of Quality Assurance



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Intermediate algebra or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better

    Description: The course introduces the scope and function of quality assurance, including basic definitions, statistics, quality policy and objectives, manuals and procedures, concept of variation, inspection and sampling techniques, meteorology process control, methods and the elements of reliability. Current TQM and ISO 9000 standards are reviewed.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MET.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MET 1310
  
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    HON 1311 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course provides a comparative perspective on human cultural behavior and theory by exploring a variety of world cultures in the major domains of language, food-getting strategies, economics, marital and family systems, kinship, sex and gender, political organization and social control, social stratification, religion, and art. The applied aspects of anthropology are also investigated.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ANT or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS3

    Cross Listed Course(s): ANT 1310
  
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    HON 1410 - Calculus I



    Credits: 4

    Prerequisite(s): MTH 1110 and MTH 1120 with grades of "C" or better or MTH 1400 with a grade of "C" or better

    Description: This is a first course in calculus for science and engineering. The topics covered include derivatives of polynomials, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, applications of the derivative, the definite integral, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. All sections of the course will make integrated use of the software package Mathematica and/or a graphing calculator.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MTH.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MTH 1410
  
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    HON 1450 - Literacy and Communication Technologies



    Credits: 3

    Description: In this introductory course, students review basic Internet standards and refine electronic communication skills using digital media and current online technologies. Students also practice searching for and managing electronic information. The course emphasizes information, media and visual literacy principles, as well as practical application.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: COM or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): COM 1450
  
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    HON 1500 - Art and Visual Literacy



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or permission of department

    Description: This course is a general introduction to the tools and methods used to analyze and interpret works of art in a variety of contexts. Students learn how to effectively communicate how visual forms work in conjunction with cultural beliefs both in the past and present. Analytical tools appropriate to the disciplines of art criticism and art history, including the use of research, are used by the student to support interpretations. A variety of artistic traditions, including materials and techniques from across the globe and throughout time, are introduced so that students are prepared to identify and interpret historical and contemporary examples of visual art and design. By developing an awareness of the relationship between visual forms and the messages they convey, students increase their ability to respond critically to their own increasingly complex, visual environment.  This course is designed for the non-major and recommended for the General Studies requirement in Arts and Humanities.

    Note: This course is restricted to students who are not majoring in art, communication design, or art history, theory and criticism. Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ARTH or HON.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities

    Cross Listed Course(s): ARTH 1500
  
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    HON 1501 - Dynamics of Health



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course investigates contemporary health topics. Subjects surveyed include current biological, psychological, sociological, and cultural factors that influence health. Experiential learning encourages students to plan and adopt healthier behaviors.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or ITP.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Cross Listed Course(s): ITP 1500
  
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    HON 1600 - World Art I: Art Prior to 1400



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or permission of department

    Description: This course is an introduction to the discipline of art history and the tools used to analyze and interpret works of art within their cultural contexts. As the first part of a two-part survey, the course examines art, design and architecture from the prehistoric age through the 14th century throughout a variety of global cultures. Analytical tools appropriate to the disciplines of art history, theory and criticism, including the use of research, are used by the student to support interpretations. This course provides the introductory foundations in art history for students in art, art history, and communication design majors and is recommended for non-majors to meet the General Studies requirements in Arts and Humanities and/or Global Diversity.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ARTH or HON.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities, Global Diversity

    Cross Listed Course(s): ARTH 1600
  
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    HON 1700 - World Art II: Art 1400-1900



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 and ARTH 1600; or permission of department

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ENG 1020 recommended

    Description: This course is an introduction to the discipline of art history and the tools used to analyze and interpret works of art within their cultural contexts. As the second part of a two-part survey, the course examines art, design and architecture from the 14th through the 19th centuries, paying particular attention to global cultural interactions and their impact on visual imagery. Analytical tools appropriate to the disciplines of art history, theory and criticism, including the use of research, are used by the student to support interpretations. This course provides the second of two foundation courses in art history for students in art, art history, and communication design majors and is recommended for non-majors to meet the General Studies requirements in Arts and Humanities and/or Global Diversity.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ARTH or HON.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities, Global Diversity

    Cross Listed Course(s): ARTH 1700
  
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    HON 1710 - Interpersonal Communication



    Credits: 3

    Description: This is an introductory course in the art and process of communicating with people in a variety of environments. This class provides students with the insight and tools of interpersonal communication theory and the opportunity to develop basic communication skills in listening, assertive communication, self analysis and dealing appropriately with conflict.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CAS or HON.

    General Studies: Oral Communication

    Cross Listed Course(s): CAS 1710
  
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    HON 2010 - Principles of Macroeconomics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or ENG 1020; AND any 1000-level MTH course.

    Description: This course offers an introductory analysis of the economy as a whole. Course topics include measuring economic performance and exploring the determinants of long-run economic growth. Students learn the role and impact of macroeconomic policies such as taxes, government spending, and actions taken by the Federal Reserve. This course applies macroeconomic principles and analysis to current events and problems as well as exploring the impact of the macroeconomy on the human experience.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ECO or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS1

    Cross Listed Course(s): ECO 2010
  
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    HON 2011 - Foundations of Information Systems



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy; and CIS/CSS 1010 with a grade of "C-" or better, or appropriate score on the Computer Information Systems computer literacy screening test.

    Description: This course is an introduction to information systems from a business perspective.  It introduces students to computer hardware and software, use of productivity tools and the Internet to solve business problems, and an introduction to fundamental and functional business information systems.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CIS or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): CIS 2010
  
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    HON 2012 - Principles of Accounting I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1009 or ENG 1010; ENG 1020 or ENG 1021; and MTH 1310 or MTH 1110 or MTH 1400

    Description: This course introduces students to the role of accounting in society. The course focuses on financial accounting and reporting as tools to aid external decision making, financial analysis, and interpretation.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ACC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ACC 2010
  
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    HON 2020 - Principles of Microeconomics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or ENG 1020; AND any 1000-level MTH course.

    Description: This course offers an introductory analysis of economic decision making in a market system. The roles, actions, and interactions of consumers, firms, and the government are explored. Market failure and government failure are also considered. Microeconomic principles and analysis are applied to current events and problems and are used to explore human behavior.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ECO or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS1

    Cross Listed Course(s): ECO 2020
  
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    HON 2021 - Principles of Accounting II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACC 2010 with a grade of "C-" or better

    Description: This course introduces students to the role of managerial accounting information in business. The course focuses on cost controls, budgeting and preparing relevant financial information for decision making.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ACC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ACC 2020
  
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    HON 2040 - Introduction to Nutrition



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of human nutrition, including digestion, absorption, metabolism, and the function of nutrients as they relate to human health and disease.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or NUT.

    General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SC2

    Cross Listed Course(s): NUT 2040
  
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    HON 2101 - Reporting



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): JRN 1100

    Description: This course allows students to refine the news-gathering, interviewing, and writing techniques that were learned in JRN 1100 by introducing students to beat reporting. Students spend time perfecting their skills in a writing laboratory. Students are required to cover events outside of class.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or JRN.

    Cross Listed Course(s): JRN 2100
  
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    HON 2210 - Legal Environment of Business I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010, ENG 1020, and completion of General Studies requirements in Oral Communication and Quantitative Literacy.

    Description: This course is designed to present the legal system as it applies to business. The course includes a discussion of fundamental concepts related to the nature and sources of law and to the resolution of disputes. The course requires analysis of statutes, cases, and regulations of related governmental agencies that address employment, securities, trade and workplace decisions. The law of agency, contracts, organizations and torts is analyzed. Ethical and international aspects of law are treated where appropriate.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MGT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MGT 2210
  
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    HON 2211 - Introduction to Theatre



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 and satisfaction of the Oral Communication General Studies requirement or permission of department

    Description: This course presents a comprehensive survey of theatrical art providing an understanding of the living stage, its players and crafts, and its place as a cultural force from antiquity to contemporary times.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: THE or HON.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-AH1

    Cross Listed Course(s): THE 2210
  
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    HON 2230 - Introduction to International Relations



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course introduces students to the discipline of international relations with a general survey of the theories and issues of relations between nation states, states and non-state actors. Issues covered in this course include the causes of war, conflict, and the pursuit of peace in the international system.

    Note: Credit may be granted for only one prefix: HON or PSC.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I, Global Diversity

    Cross Listed Course(s): PSC 2230
  
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    HON 2611 - Introduction to Technical Writing



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010

    Description: This course provides students with the skills to analyze and produce clear and effective technical and scientific documents and materials.  Students determine the style, purpose, content, and format for numerous industry-specific reports and technical support documents.  Students analyze and produce accessible materials for expert, technical, lay, and intercultural audiences.  Students also develop, incorporate, and cite visual elements, including images, tables, and the representation of numeric data, to support the message delivered towards a specific audience.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: COM or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): COM 2610
  
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    HON 2711 - Vibrations and Waves



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): PHY 2331, MTH 2410

    Description: This course is an introduction to vibrations and waves associated with physical phenomena. Analytical and numerical methods will be introduced for analysis. The topics covered are harmonic oscillators, waves in elastic media, sound waves, pulses, and dispersion.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PHY.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PHY 2711
  
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    HON 2750 - Legacy of Arts and Letters



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Honors Program

    Description: This course studies historical works that have had a literary, philosophical and artistic impact on the image of the self. How these works have impacted the relationship of the individual to the world will be examined from different perspectives, and students are encouraged to employ critical thinking to make thematic connections across disciplines.

    General Studies: Arts and Humanities

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-AH2

  
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    HON 2760 - The Legacy of Arts and Letters II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Honors Program Director

    Description: This course is a continuation of HON 2750, this course emphasizes modern works that have had a literary, philosophical, and artistic impact on the image of the self.

  
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    HON 2800 - History of Science



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MTH 1110; either ENG 1010 or completion of the General Studies requirements in Oral Communication; admission to the Honors Program or permission of the Honors Program Director.

    Description: This course traces the rise of science and scientific thought from the Babylonians to the present. By examining the role of the scientific method in scientific progress, students learn to critically examine historical scientific experiments and hypothesize and develop their own experimental approaches in a variety of disciplines, including astronomy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology.

    General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences

  
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    HON 2811 - Modern Physics I



    Credits: 4

    Prerequisite(s): MTH 2410 and PHY 2331

    Corequisite(s): PHY 2711

    Description: This is the first course of a two-course sequence which provides an introduction to modern physics. Topics include vibrations and waves, the special theory of relativity, the breakdown of classical physics, and an introduction to quantum mechanics.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PHY.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PHY 2811
  
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    HON 2950 - The Art of Critical Thinking



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Honors Program

    Description: This course introduces critical thinking and rational inquiry through the creation and presentation of arguments and critiques. Rational inquiry includes both inductive and deductive reasoning, and attention will be focused on constructing arguments and evaluating them with attention to clarity of construction, and validity and reliability of cited resources. Particular attention will be paid to communicating and critiquing oral arguments.

    General Studies: Oral Communication

  
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    HON 3003 - Principles of Marketing



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010, ENG 1020, completion of General Studies requirements in Oral Communication and Quantitative Literacy, and at least junior standing

    Description: This course helps students understand marketing, the process through which organizations analyze, plan, implement, and control programs to develop and maintain beneficial exchanges with target buyers. Effective marketing is critical for the long-term success of any business organization because this function ensures that the firm attracts, retains, and grows customers by creating, delivering, and communicating superior customer value.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MKT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MKT 3000
  
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    HON 3010 - Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to integrate technologies into the curriculum and use educational technology to enhance teaching and learning. Students will learn about and discuss advanced concepts and issues related to the design of instructional materials and technology integration. Students will explore, evaluate, select, and utilize a variety of instructional design models and emerging technologies that support diverse learning environments. Students will learn and apply fundamental visual design concepts and critically examine the role of visual media for instructional purposes.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: EDT or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): EDT 3010
  
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    HON 3011 - Modern Physics II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HON 2811 or PHY 2811

    Description: This is the second half of a two-course sequence which provides an introduction to modern physics. The concepts and formalism of quantum physics are used to allow for an understanding of the energy levels and configuration of the hydrogen atom, the strength of molecular bonds, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, solid-state physics, band theory, nuclear and subatomic physics. An introduction to quantum statistics, general relativity, and cosmology is also given.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PHY.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PHY 3011
  
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    HON 3030 - Ethics and International Relations



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the Honors Program

    Description: This course examines the ethical principles governing the international system, as well as the role of ethical norms in international relations. How these norms have been applied to issues of international justice, including war and global poverty, will be discussed, and various ethical theories will be utilized to explore methods of applying ethical principles to current international situations.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or PSC.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PSC 3031
  
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    HON 3040 - Contemporary Issues in Gerontology



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): SOC 1010

    Description: This course provides a focus on economic, social, political, and cultural issues relevant to aging and the aged, including such topics as minority status, social definitions and restrictions, pensions and income, medical care, institutionalization, senior housing, transportation and relationships between the generations.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or SOC.

    Cross Listed Course(s): SOC 3040
  
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    HON 3050 - Cultural Crossroads: France, Germany, Spain



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1020

    Description: This course gives students the cultural background necessary to understand and appreciate those spiritual and intellectual developments that have given today's three European nations (representing our language disciplines) their characteristics. Main topics include the Indo- European language family, the cultural and technological development of Germanic and Romance-speaking countries, the causes for the rise and fall of these countries throughout the 2000 years under consideration, the role of women in politics and the arts, the development of differing social etiquette, reasons for mass emigrations, contributions of immigrants to their new countries, and the effect that the European Union has on the educational social welfare of its member nations.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix.

    Cross Listed Course(s): FRE 3050, GER 3050, MDL 3050, SPA 3050
  
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    HON 3051 - Concepts of Lifecycle Nutrition



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): NUT 2040

    Description: This course is designed to increase the non-nutrition major's knowledge of the physiological, psychological, sociological, and cultural factors which influence nutritional needs and eating habits throughout the life cycle. Nutrient requirements, dietary planning guidelines, and techniques for assessing nutritional status will be presented for the following life stages:  preconception, pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and aging.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or NUT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): NUT 3050
  
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    HON 3080 - Social Action Through Art



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): SOC 1010 or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines the ways in which sociological concepts and theories relate to the visual arts in contemporary social life. The course emphasizes the various contexts in which visual arts are used to create social integration and social change in small and large groups. In addition, the content of the course provides insight about ways that practitioners may apply sociological principles to create art-related ventures for public and private industries.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: SOC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): SOC 3080
  
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    HON 3090 - Income Tax I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MTH 1110 or MTH 1310 or MTH 1400; ACC 2010 and PSC 1010 with a grade of "C" or better; and junior standing or higher

    Description: This course is a study of federal income tax laws with an emphasis on personal income taxation, including such topics as gross income, gains and losses, and deductions.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ACC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ACC 3090
  
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    HON 3101 - Social Justice and Activism in the Chicana/o Community



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): CHS 1000

    Description: This course is designed to provide in-depth sociological, historical and political analyses of community-based organizations, the process by which they originated, leadership styles, and information relative to their missions and functions within the Chicana/o community. Students will analyze theories regarding social change as they apply to social justice, activism and community organizing.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CHS, HON, or SWK.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 3100, SWK 3110
  
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    HON 3102 - Income Tax II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACC 2020 and ACC 3090 with a grade of C or better

    Description: This course is a continuation of ACC 3090 with a comparative focus on the taxation of organizational tax entities, including partnerships, corporations and S-corporations.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ACC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ACC 3100
  
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    HON 3103 - International Money and Finance



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2010, ECO 2020 and at least junior standing

    Description: This course covers the basics of the foreign exchange market, the balance of payments, parity conditions in international finance, foreign exchange risk and forecasting, the financing of international activities, and international capital flows. The course will focus on the financial management of the multinational firm.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: FIN or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): FIN 3100
  
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    HON 3120 - Engineering Economy



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course examines the "time value of money" as a basis for evaluating economic alternatives required in engineering decision-making.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CET or HON.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

    Cross Listed Course(s): CET 3120
  
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    HON 3140 - Linear Algebra



    Credits: 4

    Prerequisite(s): MTH 3100 with a grade of "C" or better, or MTH 3170 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is an introduction to the theory and application of vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix representations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. A software package will be used in this course.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MTH.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MTH 3140
  
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    HON 3141 - Human Nutrition



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): NUT 1800, NUT 2040, BIO 2320, CHE 2100, DPD application submitted to department

    Description: This course provides a detailed study of the biochemistry of metabolism, digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients.  Interactions among genetics, macronutrients, micronutrients, phytochemicals, and metabolism are explored. Nutrient sources of foods are included.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or NUT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): NUT 3140
  
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    HON 3170 - Social Justice, Self, and Citizenship: A Service Learning Course



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GWS 1001 or PSY 1001 and six additional semester hours in Women's Studies or six additional semester hours in Psychology

    Description: Social justice encompasses research, activism and current events about manifestations of social oppression and social change. This course focuses upon psychological theory and self-identity in the context of multicultural and social justice issues (e.g., classism, racism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism). Lectures, readings, and discussions are integrated with a required service learning placement involving 30 hours of volunteer work in a setting for the underserved. Students have the opportunity to a) reflect on their values, assumptions, place within, and emotional reactions to social oppressions; b) analyze the political systems that surround their communities and institutions; and c) apply their reflections to their career goals and personal development.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON, PSY, or GWS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): PSY 3170, GWS 3170
  
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    HON 3191 - Social Marketing



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MKT 3000

    Description: Students will examine the application of marketing processes in non-profit organizations, particularly those addressing social issues relating to health, environment, and community.  Using case studies and projects, students will consider the most effective ways to influence target market behavior to create positive outcomes.  Students will apply marketing concepts such as segmentation, positioning, branding, and the marketing mix.  Further topics will include developing long-term relationships with donors and other stakeholders and creating partnerships with for-profit organizations.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MKT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MKT 3190
  
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    HON 3202 - Ethics in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy; ITP 1700 and ITP 2700.

    Description: This course is designed to assist students entering health care to become familiar with ethical theories and issues that are encountered within the field.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or ITP.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ITP 3200
  
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    HON 3203 - Oral Interpretation



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): SPE 1010 or permission of Theatre Department

    Description: This course is a study of traditional and contemporary theories of interpretation of literature for the purpose of making the literature come alive for the listening audience and to improve oral communication skills. Students present numerous oral performances of techniques.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or THE.

    Cross Listed Course(s): THE 3200
  
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    HON 3203 - Oral Interpretation



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): CAS 1010 or permission of Theatre Department

    Description: This course is a study of traditional and contemporary theories of interpretation of literature for the purpose of making the literature come alive for the listening audience and to improve oral communication skills. Students present numerous oral performances of techniques.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or THE.

    Cross Listed Course(s): THE 3200
  
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    HON 3204 - Governmental Accounting



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACC 3510 with a grade of C or better

    Description: This course is a study of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting used by state and local governmental units. This includes achieving an understanding of fund accounting and inclusion of budgets within the accounting systems. A study of accounting and financial reporting of colleges, hospitals, voluntary health and welfare organizations, and other not-for-profit institutions is included.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ACC or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): ACC 3200
  
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    HON 3211 - Music History I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 2110 and at least junior standing

    Description: This course is intended for music majors. It comprises a comprehensive survey of music history and musical style through the examination of recordings and scores of music of the ancient Greeks through the early eighteenth century in Europe.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MUS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MUS 3210
  
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    HON 3212 - Theatre History, Theory, and Criticism II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): THE 2210, THE 2240, and THE 3211; or permission of department

    Description: As a part of a two semester sequence, this course provides detailed and intensive study of specific theatre contexts, practices, genres, and theories from the Neoclassicists to the present.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or THE.

    Cross Listed Course(s): THE 3212
  
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    HON 3220 - Aviation Law and Risk Management



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): AES 1100, Junior Standing

    Description: This course provides an overview of fundamental aviation law. Concepts and terminology of constitutional law, administrative law, contract law, and tort law as they relate to governmental organization, the regulatory environment, and processes of aviation (including certification, rulemaking, and legislation), enforcement actions, aircraft accidents and incidents, aircraft transactions, insurance, airports and airspace, labor and employment law, and international law are introduced. An introduction to space law is included.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AES or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): AES 3220
  
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    HON 3221 - Music History II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 3210 and MUS 2130

    Description: This course is intended for music majors and comprises a survey of music history and musical style through the examination of recordings and scores of art music having its origins in Western Europe from the mid 18th century up to the present time.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MUS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MUS 3220
  
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    HON 3231 - International Business Law



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): MGT 2210

    Description: This course covers the legal context for international business decisions. Topics include selected elements of international law such as customary law and the law of treaties. Also covered are the international law of important/exporting, intellectual property, trade regulations, transportation, documentary transactions, contracts, agency/employment, and dispute resolution. Ethical aspects of the above areas are discussed.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HON or MGT.

    Cross Listed Course(s): MGT 3230
  
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    HON 3240 - Introduction to the Theory of Computation



    Credits: 2

    Prerequisite(s): CS 2050 and MTH 3170 with grades of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores language theory and computability. Language theory includes: regular expressions, regular languages, and finite automata (deterministic and nondeterministic); context-free languages and pushdown automata; and language grammars. Computability includes: Tuning machines and their computing power; unsolvable problems; and intractable problems (NP-Completeness).

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CS or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): CS 3240
  
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    HON 3250 - Black Women Writers



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): AAS 1010 or ENG 1020

    Description: The course studies selected works chosen as representative of the issues and concerns of Black women worldwide as voiced by Black women writers from Africa and the Diaspora.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS, HON, or GWS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 3250, GWS 3250
 

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