Required Developmental Courses

English Composition (Select 6 Semester Hours):

ENG 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the ability to, produce clear writing in a variety of genres and, formats using a recursive process. Emphasis, includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of, rhetorical strategies, thesis development,, audience awareness, and revision. Upon, completion, students should be able to produce, unified, coherent, well-developed essays using, standard written English.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course, the second in a series of two,, introduces research techniques, documentation, styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is, placed on analyzing information and ideas and, incorporating research findings into documented, writing and research projects. Upon completion,, students should be able to evaluate and, synthesize information from primary and secondary, sources using documentation appropriate to, various disciplines.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts (Select 6 Semester Hours):

COM 231
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides instruction and experience in, preparation and delivery of speeches within a, public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is, placed on research, preparation, delivery, and, evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special, occasion public speaking. Upon completion,, students should be able to prepare and deliver, well-organized speeches and participate in group, discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

Classroom Hours: 3

ART 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the origins and historical, development of art. Emphasis is placed on the, relationship of design principles to various art, forms including but not limited to sculpture,, painting, and architecture. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify and analyze a, variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the development of art forms, from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis, is placed on content, terminology, design, and, style. Upon completion, students should be able, to demonstrate an historical understanding of art, as a product reflective of human social, development.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the development of art forms, from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is, placed on content, terminology, design, and style., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an historical understanding of art as, a product reflective of human social development.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers selected works in American, literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis, is placed on historical background, cultural, context, and literary analysis of selected prose,, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze and interpret literary, works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers selected works in American, literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is, placed on historical background, cultural, context, and literary analysis of selected prose,, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze and interpret literary, works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers selected works in British, literature from its beginnings to the Romantic, Period. Emphasis is placed on historical, background, cultural context, and literary, analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama., Upon completion, students should be able to, interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works, in their historical and cultural contexts.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers selected works in British, literature from the Romantic Period to the, present. Emphasis is placed on historical, background, cultural context, and literary, analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama., Upon completion, students should be able to, interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works, in their historical and cultural contexts.

Classroom Hours: 3

MUS 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a basic survey of the music of the, Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements, of music, terminology, composers, form, and style, within a historical perspective. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate skills in, basic listening and understanding of the art of, music.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the origins and musical, components of jazz and the contributions of its, major artists. Emphasis is placed on the, development of discriminating listening habits, as, well as the investigation of the styles and, structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, skills in listening and understanding this form of, American music.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces fundamental issues in, philosophy considering the views of classical and, contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on, knowledge and belief, appearance and reality,, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and, justice and inequality. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify, analyze, and, critically evaluate the philosophical components, of an issue.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces theories about the nature, and foundations of moral judgments and, applications to contemporary moral issues. , Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as, consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics., Upon completion, students should be able to apply, various ethical theories to moral issues such as, abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war,, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues, arising from new technologies.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Social/Behavioral Sciences (Select 6 Semester Hours):

Course Description

This course introduces economic analysis of, individual, business, and industry in the market, economy. Topics include the price mechanism,, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior,, costs and revenue, market structures, factor, markets, income distribution, market failure, and, government intervention. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify and evaluate, consumer and business alternatives in order to, efficiently achieve economic objectives.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces economic analysis of, aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics, include major schools of economic thought;, aggregate supply and demand; economic measures,, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking;, stabilization techniques; and international trade., Upon completion, students should be able to, evaluate national economic components, conditions,, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic, goals.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces world history from the dawn, of civilization to the early modern era. Topics, include Eurasian, African, American, and, Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic, and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze significant political,, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in, pre-modern world civilizations.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces world history from the, early modern era to the present. Topics include, the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China,, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion,, students should be able to analyze significant, political, socioeconomic, and cultural, developments in modern world civilizations.

Classroom Hours: 3

HIS 131
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a survey of American history from, pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics, include the migrations to the Americas, the, colonial and revolutionary periods, the, development of the Republic, and the Civil War., Upon completion, students should be able to, analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and, cultural developments in early American history.

Classroom Hours: 3

HIS 132
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a survey of American history from, the Civil War era to the present. Topics include, industrialization, immigration, the Great, Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War,, and social conflict. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze significant political,, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in, American history since the Civil War.

Classroom Hours: 3

POL 120
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the origins,, development, structure, and functions of American, government. Topics include the constitutional, framework, federalism, the three branches of, government including the bureaucracy, civil, rights and liberties, political participation and, behavior, and policy process. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate an, understanding of the basic concepts and, participatory processes of the American political, system.

Classroom Hours: 3

PSY 150
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the scientific, study of human behavior. Topics include history,, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception,, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal, behavior, personality theory, social psychology,, and other relevant topics. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate a basic, knowledge of the science of psychology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the scientific study of, human society, culture, and social interactions., Topics include socialization, research methods,, diversity and inequality, cooperation and, conflict, social change, social institutions, and, organizations. Upon completion, students should, be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological, concepts as they apply to the interplay among, individuals, groups, and societies.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Math (Select 8 Semester Hours):

MAT 171
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to develop topics which, are fundamental to the study of Calculus., Emphasis is placed on solving equations and, inequalities, solving systems of equations and, inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute, value, radical, polynomial, rational,, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple, representations. Upon completion, students should, be able to select and use appropriate models and, techniques for finding solutions to, algebra-related problems with and without, technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to develop an, understanding of topics which are fundamental to, the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on the, analysis of trigonometric functions in multiple, representations, right and oblique triangles,, vectors, polar coordinates, conic sections, and, parametric equations. Upon completion, students, should be able to select and use appropriate, models and techniques for finding solutions to, trigonometry-related problems with and without, technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

MAT 263
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce concepts of, differentiation and integration and their, applications to solving problems. Topics include, graphing, differentiation, and integration with, emphasis on applications drawn from business,, economics, and biological and behavioral, sciences. Upon completion, students should be, able to demonstrate an understanding of the use, of basic calculus and technology to solve, problems and to analyze and communicate results.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

MAT 271
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the topics of, differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is, placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and, integrals of algebraic and transcendental, functions of one variable. Upon completion,, students should be able to select and use, appropriate models and techniques for finding, solutions to derivative-related problems with and, without technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

MAT 272
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to develop advanced, topics of differential and integral calculus., Emphasis is placed on the applications of, definite integrals, techniques of integration,, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite, series, conic sections, parametric equations,, polar coordinates, and differential equations. , Upon completion, students should be able to, select and use appropriate models and techniques, for finding solutions to integral-related, problems with and without technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Natural Sciences (Select 8 Semester Hours):

Course Description

This course provides a survey of fundamental, biological principles for non-science majors. , Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell, biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution,, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. , Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate increased knowledge and better, understanding of biology as it applies to, everyday life.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

BIO 111
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course introduces the principles and, concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic, biological chemistry, molecular and cellular, biology, metabolism and energy transformation,, genetics, evolution, and other related, topics. Upon completion, students should be able, to demonstrate understanding of life at the, molecular and cellular levels.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

BIO 112
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is a continuation of BIO 111. , Emphasis is placed on organisms, evolution,, biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology,, and other related topics. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate, comprehension of life at the organismal and, ecological levels.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

GEL 111
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course introduces basic landforms and, geological processes. Topics include rocks,, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological, history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal, dynamics. Upon completion, students should be, able to describe basic geological processes that, shape the earth.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

CHM 151
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course covers fundamental principles and laws, of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic, and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical, reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry,, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and, concepts as needed in CHM 152.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a continuation of the study, of the fundamental principles and laws of, chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium,, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory,, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to, nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts, as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and, related professional fields.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

PHY 151
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based, mathematical models to introduce the fundamental, concepts that describe the physical world. Topics, include units and measurement, vectors, linear, kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum,, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate an, understanding of the principles involved and, display analytical problem-solving ability for the, topics covered.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

PHY 152
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based, mathematical models to introduce the fundamental, concepts that describe the physical world. Topics, include electrostatic forces, electric fields,, electric potentials, direct-current circuits,, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields,, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current, circuits, and light. Upon completion, students, should be able to demonstrate an understanding of, the principles involved and display analytical, problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

PHY 251
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course uses calculus-based mathematical, models to introduce the fundamental concepts that, describe the physical world. Topics include units, and measurement, vector operations, linear, kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum,, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid, mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students, should be able to demonstrate an understanding of, the principles involved and display analytical, problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

PHY 252
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course uses calculus-based mathematical, models to introduce the fundamental concepts that, describe the physical world. Topics include, electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric, potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic, forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic, induction, alternating-current circuits, and, light. Upon completion, students should be able, to demonstrate an understanding of the principles, involved and display analytical problem-solving, ability for the topics covered.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Select 11 Semester Hours:

Course Description

This course introduces the physical,, archaeological, linguistic, and ethnological, fields of anthropology. Topics include human, origins, genetic variations, archaeology,, linguistics, primatology, and contemporary, cultures. Upon completion, students should be, able to demonstrate an understanding of the four, major fields of anthropology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces an overall view of modern, astronomy. Topics include an overview of the, solar system, the sun, stars, galaxies, and the, larger universe. Upon completion, students should, be able to demonstrate an understanding of the, universe around them.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 111., Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which, enhance the materials presented in AST 111 and, which provide practical experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, an understanding of the universe around them.

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the, classification, relationships, structure, and, function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is, placed on levels of organization, reproduction and, development, comparative systems, and a survey of, selected phyla. Upon completion, students should, be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal, form and function including comparative systems of, selected groups.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces environmental processes and, the influence of human activities upon them., Topics include ecological concepts, population, growth, natural resources, and a focus on current, environmental problems from scientific, social,, political, and economic perspectives. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, an understanding of environmental, interrelationships and of contemporary, environmental issues.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a laboratory component to, complement BIO 140. Emphasis is placed on, laboratory and field experience. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate a practical, understanding of environmental interrelationships, and of contemporary environmental issues.

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental elements of, the Chinese language within a cultural context., Emphasis is placed on the development of basic, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills., Upon completion, students should be able to, comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy, to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate, cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course includes the basic fundamentals of the, Chinese language within a cultural context of the, Chinese people and its history. Emphasis is placed, on the progressive development of listening,, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon, completion, students should be able to comprehend, and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken, and written Chinese and demonstrate further, cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of, inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement,, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure,, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical, formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas, laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies, to other fields.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131., Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that, enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon, completion, students should be able to utilize, basic laboratory procedures and apply them to, chemical principles presented in CHM 131.

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a survey of major functional, classes of compounds in organic and biochemistry., Topics include structure, properties, and, reactions of the major organic and biological, molecules and basic principles of metabolism., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an understanding of fundamental, chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in, related professional fields.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces computer concepts,, including fundamental functions and operations of, the computer. Topics include identification of, hardware components, basic computer operations,, security issues, and use of software applications., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an understanding of the role and, function of computers and use the computer to, solve problems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the basic, concepts of communication and the skills necessary, to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is, placed on communication theories and techniques, used in interpersonal group, public,, intercultural, and mass communication situations., Upon completion, students should be able to, explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of, human communication in a variety of contexts.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the practices and, principles of interpersonal communication in both, dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on, the communication process, perception, listening,, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics,, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and, dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, interpersonal communication skills, apply basic, principles of group discussion, and manage, conflict in interpersonal communication, situations.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces techniques of cultural, research, definitions, functions, characteristics,, and impacts of cultural differences in public, address. Emphasis is placed on how diverse, backgrounds influence the communication act and, how cultural perceptions and experiences determine, how one sends and receives messages. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, an understanding of the principles and skills, needed to become effective in communicating, outside one's primary culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a study of the art, craft,, and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed, on the audience's appreciation of the work of the, playwright, director, actor, designer, producer,, and critic. Upon completion, students should be, able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms, and to recognize the contributions of various, theatre artists.

Classroom Hours: 3

DRA 126
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the art of storytelling and, the oral traditions of folk literature. Topics, include the history of storytelling, its value and, purpose, techniques of the storyteller, and, methods of collecting verbal art. Upon, completion, students should be able to present and, discuss critically stories from the world's, repertory of traditional lore.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the principal genres of, literature. Emphasis is placed on literary, terminology, devices, structure, and, interpretation. Upon completion, students should, be able to analyze and respond to literature.

Classroom Hours: 3

ENG 261
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces selected works from the, Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, from their literary beginnings through the, seventeenth century. Emphasis is placed on, historical background, cultural context, and, literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and, drama. Upon completion, students should be able, to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected, works.

Classroom Hours: 3

ENG 262
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces selected works from the, Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, from the eighteenth century to the present., Emphasis is placed on historical background,, cultural context, and literary analysis of, selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon, completion, students should be able to interpret,, analyze, and respond to selected works.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a review and expansion of the, essential skills of the French language. Emphasis, is placed on the study of authentic and, representative literary and cultural texts. Upon, completion, students should be able to communicate, effectively, accurately, and creatively about the, past, present, and future.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is a continuation of FRE 211., Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of, authentic and representative literary and cultural, texts. Upon completion, students should be able, to communicate spontaneously and accurately with, increasing complexity and sophistication.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the regional concept which, emphasizes the spatial association of people and, their environment. Emphasis is placed on the, physical, cultural, and economic systems that, interact to produce the distinct regions of the, earth. Upon completion, students should be able, to describe variations in physical and cultural, features of a region and demonstrate an, understanding of their functional relationships.

Classroom Hours: 3

GEL 111
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course introduces basic landforms and, geological processes. Topics include rocks,, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological, history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal, dynamics. Upon completion, students should be, able to describe basic geological processes that, shape the earth.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course introduces western civilization from, pre-history to the early modern era. Topics, include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian, institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence, of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon, completion, students should be able to analyze, significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural, developments in early western civilization.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces western civilization from, the early modern era to the present. Topics, include the religious wars, the Industrial, Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War., Upon completion, students should be able to, analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and, cultural developments in modern western, civilization.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course considers technological change from, historical, artistic, and philosophical, perspectives and its effect on human needs and, concerns. Emphasis is placed on the causes and, consequences of technological change. Upon, completion, students should be able to critically, evaluate the implications of technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

HUM 115
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the use of critical, thinking skills in the context of human conflict., Emphasis is placed on evaluating information,, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural, perspectives, and resolving controversies and, dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be, able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use, of critical thinking skills in the analysis of, appropriate texts.

Classroom Hours: 3

HUM 120
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the distinctive features of, a particular culture. Topics include art,, history, music, literature, politics, philosophy,, and religion. Upon completion, students should be, able to appreciate the unique character of the, study culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides an interdisciplinary survey, of the American cultural, social, and political, experience. Emphasis is placed on the, multicultural character of American society,, distinctive qualities of various regions, and the, American political system. Upon completion,, students should be able to analyze significant, cultural, social, and political aspects of, American life.

Classroom Hours: 3

HUM 122
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course explores the major qualities that make, the South a distinct region. Topics include, music, politics, literature, art, religion, race, relations, and the role of social class in, historical and contemporary contexts. Upon, completion, students should be able to identify, the characteristics that distinguish Southern, culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth study of myths, and legends. Topics include the varied sources of, myths and their influence on the individual and, society within diverse cultural contexts. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, a general familiarity with myths and a broad-based, understanding of the influence of myths and, legends on modern culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

HUM 211
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the humanities as a record, in literature, music, art, history, religion, and, philosophy of humankind's answers to the, fundamental questions of existence. Emphasis is, placed on the interconnectedness of various, aspects of cultures from ancient through early, modern times. Upon completion, students should be, able to identify significant figures and cultural, contributions of the periods studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the basic fundamentals of, the Japanese language within a cultural context of, the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is, placed on the basic skills in speaking, reading,, writing, and comprehension of spoken language., Upon completion, students should be able to have a, communicative competence in speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning, level with attention to cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course continues the basic fundamentals of, the Japanese language within a cultural context of, the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is, placed on the basic skills in speaking, reading,, writing, and comprehension of spoken language., Upon completion, students should be able to have a, communicative competence in speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning, level with attention to cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to engage students in, complex and realistic situations involving the, mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and, relationship, and uncertainty through project-, and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is, placed on authentic contexts which will introduce, the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning,, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal, finance, consumer statistics, practical, probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. , Upon completion, students should be able to, utilize quantitative information as consumers and, to make personal, professional, and civic, decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and, communicating quantitative information found in, modern media and encountered in everyday life.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides a project-based approach to, introductory statistics with an emphasis on using, real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics, include descriptive statistics, correlation and, regression, basic probability, discrete and, continuous probability distributions, confidence, intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon, completion, students should be able to use, appropriate technology to describe important, characteristics of a data set, draw inferences, about a population from sample data, and, interpret and communicate results.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

MAT 273
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the topics of, multivariate calculus. Emphasis is placed on, multivariate functions, partial derivatives,, multiple integration, solid analytical geometry,, vector valued functions, and line and surface, integrals. Upon completion, students should be, able to select and use appropriate models and, techniques for finding the solution to, multivariate-related problems with and without, technology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course is a survey of Rock music from the, early 1950's to the present. Emphasis is placed, on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to, the evolution of this idiom and on related, historical and social events. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify specific, styles and to explain the influence of selected, performers within their respective eras.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the origins and development of, the musical from Show Boat to the present., Emphasis is placed on the investigation of the, structure of the musical and its components, through listening and analysis. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate skills in, listening and understanding this form of American, music.

Classroom Hours: 3

PSY 237
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the study of individual, behavior within social contexts. Topics include, affiliation, attitude formation and change,, conformity, altruism, aggression, attribution,, interpersonal attraction, and group behavior., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an understanding of the basic, principles of social influences on behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

PSY 241
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of human growth and, development. Emphasis is placed on major theories, and perspectives as they relate to the physical,, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development, from conception to death. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge, of development across the life span.

Classroom Hours: 3

PSY 281
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an examination of the various, psychological disorders, as well as theoretical,, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the, study of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on, terminology, classification, etiology, assessment,, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon, completion, students should be able to distinguish, between normal and abnormal behavior patterns as, well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology,, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques.

Classroom Hours: 3

REL 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the world's major religious, traditions. Topics include Primal religions,, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and, Christianity. Upon completion, students should be, able to identify the origins, history, beliefs,, and practices of the religions studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is a survey of the literature of the, Hebrews with readings from the law, prophets, and, other writings. Emphasis is placed on the use of, literary, historical, archeological, and cultural, analysis. Upon completion, students should be, able to use the tools of critical analysis to read, and understand Old Testament literature.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is a survey of the literature of, first-century Christianity with readings from the, gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral, letters. Topics include the literary structure,, audience, and religious perspective of the, writings, as well as the historical and cultural, context of the early Christian community. Upon, completion, students should be able to use the, tools of critical analysis to read and understand, New Testament literature.

Classroom Hours: 3

REL 221
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an examination of religious beliefs, and practice in the United States. Emphasis is, placed on mainstream religious traditions and, non-traditional religious movements from the, Colonial period to the present. Upon completion,, students should be able to recognize and, appreciate the diversity of religious traditions, in America.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the institution of the family, and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is, placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality,, communication, power and conflict, parenthood,, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and, economic issues. Upon completion, students should, be able to analyze the family as a social, institution and the social forces which influence, its development and change.

Classroom Hours: 3

SOC 220
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth study of current, social problems. Emphasis is placed on causes,, consequences, and possible solutions to problems, associated with families, schools, workplaces,, communities, and the environment. Upon, completion, students should be able to recognize,, define, analyze, and propose solutions to these, problems.

Classroom Hours: 3

SOC 225
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides a comparison of diverse, roles, interests, opportunities, contributions,, and experiences in social life. Topics include, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,, class, and religion. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze how cultural and ethnic, differences evolve and how they affect personality, development, values, and tolerance.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course includes an examination of the various, aspects of race and ethnicity and how these lead, to different experiences, opportunities, problems,, and contributions. Topics include prejudice,, discrimination, perceptions, myths, stereotypes,, and intergroup relationships. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify and analyze, relationships among racial and ethnic groups, within the larger society.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental elements of, the Spanish language within a cultural context., Emphasis is placed on the development of basic, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills., Upon completion, students should be able to, comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy, to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate, cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is a continuation of SPA 111 focusing, on the fundamental elements of the Spanish, language within a cultural context. Emphasis is, placed on the progressive development of, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills., Upon completion, students should be able to, comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency, to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate, further cultural awareness.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a review and expansion of the, essential skills of the Spanish language., Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and, representative literary and cultural texts. Upon, completion, students should be able to communicate, effectively, accurately, and creatively about the, past, present, and future.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a continuation of SPA 211., Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of, authentic and representative literary and cultural, texts. Upon completion, students should be able, to communicate spontaneously and accurately with, increasing complexity and sophistication.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Select 14 Semester Hours:

ART 131
Credits: 3
ART 240
Credits: 3
ART 241
Credits: 3
BIO 243
Credits: 4
BIO 275
Credits: 4
BUS 115
Credits: 3
CHI 181
Credits: 1
CHI 182
Credits: 1
CHM 251
Credits: 4
CJC 141
Credits: 3
CSC 134
Credits: 3
CSC 151
Credits: 3
EGR 220
Credits: 3
ENG 125
Credits: 3
ENG 126
Credits: 3
FRE 111
Credits: 3
FRE 181
Credits: 1
FRE 182
Credits: 1
FRE 281
Credits: 1
FRE 282
Credits: 1
HEA 112
Credits: 2
HIS 162
Credits: 3
HIS 226
Credits: 3
JPN 181
Credits: 1
JPN 182
Credits: 1
JOU 110
Credits: 3
MUS 131
Credits: 1
MUS 132
Credits: 1
MUS 151
Credits: 1
MUS 152
Credits: 1
MUS 231
Credits: 1
MUS 232
Credits: 1
MUS 251
Credits: 1
MUS 252
Credits: 1
PED 113
Credits: 1
PED 117
Credits: 1
PED 119
Credits: 1
PED 120
Credits: 1
PED 121
Credits: 1
PED 122
Credits: 1
PED 128
Credits: 1
PED 130
Credits: 1
PED 131
Credits: 1
PED 139
Credits: 1
PED 148
Credits: 1
PED 149
Credits: 1
PED 152
Credits: 1
SPA 181
Credits: 1
SPA 182
Credits: 1
SPA 281
Credits: 1
SPA 282
Credits: 1