Feb 28, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • ENLT 490 - (W) Senior Seminar

    1.5 cr.
    The topics of these writing-intensive seminars vary from semester to semester.  Based largely on student writing, presentations, and discussion, this capstone course is required in the major and culminates in the student’s development of a seminar paper.  May be repeated for credit.  Enrollment limited to 15 students per section.
  
  • ENLT 491 - (W) Senior Seminar

    1.5 cr.
    The topics of these writing-intensive seminars vary from semester to semester.  Based largely on student writing, presentations, and discussion, this capstone course is required in the major and culminates in the student’s development of a seminar paper.  May be repeated for credit. Enrollment limited to 15 students per section.
  
  • ENTR 362 - Business Foundations for Entrepreneurs

    3 cr.
    (Formerly BUAD 362) (Prerequisite: ENTR 372 ) (This course is for Non-Business Majors only)

    The non-business major will learn and apply basic business concepts needed by the entrepreneur.  This will include concepts in financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance, management, operations management, marketing, and business law.  The student will take this course during the spring semester of the junior year.
  
  • ENTR 363 - Applied Business Foundations for Entrepreneurs

    1 cr.


    (Formerly BUAD 363)  (Prerequisite: ENTR 372 , ACC 253  or equivalent for accounting/finance majors; ACC 254  or equivalent for accounting/finance majors; MGT 251 , MGT 351 , and FIN 251  Concurrent)

    The business major will apply basic business concepts needed by the entrepreneur.  This will include concepts previously learned in financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance, management, operations management, marketing, and business law.  The student will take this course during the spring semester of the junior year.

  
  • ENTR 372 - The Entrepreneurial Mindset

    3 cr.


    (Formerly MGT 372)  (Prerequisites: Junior standing and approval of the coordinator of the minor. This course is limited to 20 seats and acceptance is based upon an application process.  The application process consists of a short essay and an interview.  Details are available from the Management and Marketing Department.)

    This course will introduce the student to various entrepreneurial issues.  Several guest speakers will present and discuss entrepreneurial experiences.  One of the major goals of this course is to engage and excite the student about entrepreneurship.  The student will be exposed to entrepreneurial theories and applicable project management tools.  This course will be taken during the fall semester of the junior year.

  
  • ENTR 373 - Business Creativity and Innovation

    3 cr.


    (Formerly MGT 373)  (Prerequisites: ENTR 372 )

    This course will provide the student with opportunities to further develop personal creativity within the context of entrepreneurial efforts.  Tools for analyzing the feasibility of entrepreneurial ideas and their transition into innovative efforts will be demonstrated.  The student will devise an idea that can be transformed into a business plan.  This course will be scheduled for the spring semester of the junior year.

  
  • ENTR 374 - Entrepreneurial Resource Acquisition and Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: ENTR 372)

    This course will provide the student with opportunities to understand, analyze, and evaluate ways to acquire and manage several types of resources needed to manage a successful entrepreneurial endeavor.  Particular emphasis is placed upon financial and human resources.  Timing of resource acquisition is considered.  Related legal implications are also addressed.

  
  • ENTR 375 - Family Run Business

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: 372)

    This course will provide students with opportunities to understand, analyze, and evaluate the unique issues that emerge in managing family businesses.  The importance of effective family member business relationships, succession, and estate issues will be examined.  Strategies for deciding how quickly to grow the business will also be addressed.

  
  • ENTR 477 - The Entrepreneurial Business Plan

    3 cr.


    (Formerly MKT 477 and MGT 477)  (Prerequisites: ENTR 373 ; ENTR 362  or ENTR 363 ; For Entrepreneurship Minors Only)

    This course will provide the student with the opportunity to create and present a complete business plan for a proposed entrepreneurial effort.  The plan can be for a non-profit, family-business, or other for-profit endeavor.  Selected business plans will be entered in external entrepreneurial competitions.  This course will be taken during the fall semester of the senior year.

  
  • ENTR 478 - Social Entrepreneurship

    3 cr.


    (Formerly MKT 478) (Prerequisite: ENTR 372 )

    This course exposes the student to social and environmental entrepreneurial opportunities.  This includes both the examination of non-profit entrepreneurial efforts and the creation of hybrid organizations, which are self-sustaining for-profit businesses that have a primary social and stewardship mission.  Social and environmental responsibilities of traditional entrepreneurial activities will also be examined.  This course will be taken during the spring semester of the senior year. 

  
  • ENTR 480 - The Entrepreneurial Capstone Business Experience or Internship

    1 to 3 cr. (3 cr. in total needed to complete the Entrepreneurship Minor)


    (Formerly MGT 480) (Pre-requisites: Entrepreneurship Minors Only; Entrepreneurship Program Director Approval)

    This course is designed to provide for the use of concepts, techniques, and theories learned in the classroom through completion of a 150-hour internship or a project.  Students pursuing either the internship or the project are assigned tasks that will enable them to develop competencies and increase their entrepreneurial skills.

     

     

  
  • ESCI 440 - Topics in Environmental Science

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    One credit/semester.  Discussions of current and significant environmental science issues.

  
  • ESCI 441 - Topics in Environmental Science

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    One credit/semester.  Discussions of current and significant environmental science issues.

  
  • ESCI 480 - Internship in Environmental Science

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    Student to work with private firm, advocacy group, or governmental agency on an environmental issue or technique that involves application of scientific principles to monitor, test, or develop/implement solutions to environmental problems.  Project and institutional sponsor subject to approval of the Environmental Science Committee; final project report required.

  
  • ESCI 481 - Internship in Environmental Science

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    Student to work with private firm, advocacy group, or governmental agency on an environmental issue or technique that involves application of scientific principles to monitor, test, or develop/implement solutions to environmental problems.  Project and institutional sponsor subject to approval of the Environmental Science Committee; final project report required.

  
  • ESCI 493 - Research in Environmental Science

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    Individual study and research of a specific environmental problem.  Mentored by a Biology or Chemistry faculty member.

  
  • ESCI 494 - Research in Environmental Science

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: senior standing in ESCI major or permission of instructor) 

    Individual study and research of a specific environmental problem.  Mentored by a Biology or Chemistry faculty member.

  
  • ESL 101 - Academic ESL

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: for ESL 101: Paper TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent; for ESL 102 , ESL 101 or consent of instructor)

    Designed for students for whom English is a second/additional language to develop skills in academic English discourse.  Focuses on reading and writing needed for university course work as well as dominant mores and characteristics of U.S. culture such as the political, economic, historical, and social environment of the United States

  
  • ESL 102 - Academic ESL

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: for ESL 101 :  Paper TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent; for ESL 102, ESL 101  or consent of instructor)

    Designed for students for whom English is a second/additional language to develop skills in academic English discourse.  Focuses on reading and writing needed for university course work as well as dominant mores and characteristics of U.S. culture such as the political, economic, historical, and social environment of the United States

  
  • EXSC 112 - First Aid/CPR/AED

    1 cr.


    (Formerly PHED 112)

    This course leads to American Red Cross certification in CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). Prepares students to recognize and respond to respiratory, cardiac, and other emergency situations.

  
  • EXSC 113 - First Aid/CPR American Heart Association

    1 cr.


    (Formerly PHED 113)

    This course leads to American Heart Association certification in CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillation (AED).  Prepares students to recognize and respond to respiratory, cardiac, and other emergency situations.

  
  • EXSC 210 - Sport and Exercise Physiology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: BIOL 110 -111  or BIOL 141 -BIOL 142  and BIOL 141L -BIOL 142L  or permission of instructor)

    This course explores the physiological principles and systems underlying sport performance – aerobic and anaerobic energy, oxygen transport, and muscular and cardiovascular systems.  Students will learn how to apply the principles to improve human performance. 

  
  • EXSC 212 - Nutrition in Exercise and Sport

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: EXSC 210  or CHEM 112-113 , and one of the following NUTR 110 , NUTR 220  or BIOL 255  or permission of instructor)

    Role of nutrients in optimizing human performance.  Consideration of caloric and nutrient exercise requirements, gender-specific needs, weight loss/eating disorders, and nutritional ergogenic aids.  Includes service-learning component.

  
  • EXSC 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: BIOL 110 -111  or BIOL 141 -BIOL 142 )

    This course is designed to provide the student with basic scientific information and an understanding of human motion within the areas of anatomy and neuromuscular physiology.

  
  • EXSC 240 - Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: EXSC 229 )

    Will cover sports first aid, prevention of and dealing with sports injuries.  Helps students become competent first responders in sports emergencies.  Students will learn how to recognize and prevent common sports injuries and administer appropriate first aid.  Also covers procedures for evaluating and caring for injuries, guidelines for rehabilitation and therapeutic taping. 

  
  • EXSC 313 - Biomechanics of Human Movement

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: PHYS 120/PHYS 120L , EXSC 229 )

    This course provides an introduction to the principles and analysis of biomechanics, emphasizing the contribution of biomechanics to understanding human movement, and develops an understanding of mechanical and anatomical concepts related to human performance in various biomechanics disciplines.

  
  • EXSC 360 - Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: EXSC 229 )

    This course examines the advanced methods and techniques associated with the design of strength and conditioning programs to enhance human performance in sport and fitness.  The course is designed to enhance students’ current level of knowledge in preparation for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.

  
  • EXSC 375 - Exercise Testing/Programming for Health and Performance

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: EXSC 210 , Exercise Science major or permission of instructor)

    Provides knowledge related to Graded Exercise Testing and counseling, including purposes, basic exercise ECG, energy costs of exercise, principles of exercise prescription, special populations, and case study.

  
  • EXSC 380 - Internship in Exercise Science

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: EXSC 375 , Exercise Science major)

    The application of Exercise Science principles, knowledge and skills in a supervised setting.  Depending on career interests, students can select from a variety of interest including sites located outside of the Northeast region.

  
  • EXSC 412 - (W) Current Topics in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: EXSC 210  or BIOL 347  or permission of instructor)

    Current topics in the field affecting health and human performance including ergogenics, exercise benefits in chronic, disease states, clinical exercise physiology, and age/gender issues.

  
  • EXSC 435 - (D) Exercise, Nutrition and Women’s Health

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: NUTR 110  or NUTR 220  or BIOL 255 )

    This course is designed to address the major aspects of women’s health, including historical, epidemiological, clinical, exercise, nutrition, special populations, cultural and psychosocial issues. Includes service-learning component.

  
  • EXSC 440 - Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing in Exercise Science) 

    Advanced concepts of human performance as related to sport and exercise including physiological limits, Bioenergetics, fiber type/myoplasticity of skeletal muscle, cardiovascular dynamics and the athletic heart, and pulmonary ventilation and aerobic performance.

  
  • EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: EXSC 210  or BIOL 347  or permission of instructor)

    This course covers exercise response and adaptation in a variety of chronic lifestyle diseases and the use of exercise tolerance assessment to improve and optimize quality of life.  Includes service-learning component.

  
  • EXSC 448 - (W) Research Methods in Exercise Science

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: EXSC 375 )

    Designed for the student to study and gain experience in research related to the field of Exercise Science.  The nature of research, methods for acquiring, analyzing, and publishing/presenting research relevant to Exercise Science.

  
  • FIN 251 - Introduction to Finance

    3 cr.


    (Formerly FIN 351) (Prerequisites: MATH 107  or permission from the instructor, ECO 153 , ECO 154 , Co-requisites: ACC 251  or ACC 253 )

    This course introduces the business student to the field of finance.  It serves as the foundation course for financial principles used in both financial management and investment courses.  Topics include time value of money, risk analysis, basic operation of the capital markets, current asset and liability analysis, and introduction to the topics of capital budgeting and cost of capital calculation.

  
  • FIN 362 - Investments

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: FIN 251 )

    An introduction to the theory and process of managing investments.  Topics include practical operation of the equity markets, debt options and futures markets.  Stock-valuation models using fundamental technical and random-walk approaches.

  
  • FIN 363 - Intermediate Finance

    3 cr.


    Prerequisites: STAT 252  or STAT 253 , ACC 251  and ACC 252 , and FIN 251 .

    Intermediate Finance builds on the introductory course in finance (FIN 251 ).  The topics covered will include, Financial Planning and Short-Term Financing, Risk and Capital Budgeting, Capital Structure and Dividend Policy, Long-Term Financing, Derivatives and Corporate Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

  
  • FIN 365 - Fixed Income Securities and Markets

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FIN 251  and FIN 362 )

    This course will cover fixed income products, analytical techniques for valuing bonds, and the quantification of bond exposure to various types of risk.  Topics discussed will include: the structure of the U.S. bond market, valuation, securitization, price and yield calculations, the measurement and management of risks associated with investing in fixed income securities and bond portfolio management.

  
  • FIN 471 - Derivative Securities

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: FIN 362 )

    This course looks at the nature of derivative securities, focusing on options.  It develops pricing models for options, emphasizing the Black-Scholes model.  The use of options in various investment strategies is discussed in terms of risk and return.  Students use real-time data to implement these strategies.

  
  • FIN 472 - Portfolio Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: FIN 362 )

    Advanced study of professional management of various portfolios including those of banks, insurance companies, pension funds, and non-profit institutions.  Markowitz and Sharpe models, data availability, and computerized-data services are covered.

  
  • FIN 473 - Financial Institutions

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: ECO 362 )

    The study of financial markets and financial institutions, including depository and nondepository institutions.  Topics include regulation, operation, and management of financial institutions, financial instruments, interest-rate principles, risk-management strategies, loan analysis, and asset/liability management.  Insurance and pension principles and investment banking are covered.

  
  • FIN 476 - Case Course in Corporate Finance

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisites FIN 363 , ACC 361 , and ACC 362 )

    The goal of this course is to familiarize you with fundamental aspects of corporate financial policy and practice through case analysis.  Both financing and investment decision making will be examined through in-depth case discussions of representative finance cases including data analysis as appropriate.  Tentative topics include capital budgeting under uncertainty, estimation of cost of equity/debt and weighted average cost of capital, implications of the capital asset pricing model and arbitrage pricing theory, dividend policy, optimal capital structure, initial public offerings and merger & acquisitions.
  
  • FIN/IB 475 - International Finance

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: ECO/IB 351 , FIN 251 )

    This course deals with the environment of international financial management, exchange-rate determination, foreign-exchange risk-management, multinational working-capital management, international financial markets and instruments, foreign-investment analysis, and management of ongoing operations.  It also exposes students to a wide range of issues, concepts, and techniques pertaining to international finance.

  
  • FREN 101 - (CF) Beginning French

    3 cr.
    Designed to impart a good basic foundation in comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing the French language.  Designed primarily for students with little or no background in the French language.  Taught in French.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.
  
  • FREN 102 - (CF) Beginning French

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisite: FREN 101  is normally the prerequisite to 102)

    Designed to impart a good basic foundation in comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing the French language.  Designed primarily for students with little or no background in the French language.  Taught in French.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.
  
  • FREN 203 - French Cultural Heritage

    3 cr.
    This course aims to develop understanding of the culture, literature and civilization of France.  Representative readings from different periods.  Lectures, discussions and readings in English.
  
  • FREN 211 - (CF,D) Intermediate French

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 101 -FREN 102  or equivalent, as determined by placement exam)

    Designed to give greater scope and depth to the student’s knowledge of the French language and Francophone culture.  Taught in French.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.  

  
  • FREN 212 - (CF,D) Intermediate French

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 101 -FREN 102  or equivalent, as determined by placement exam; FREN 211  or its equivalent is normally the prerequisite to 212)

    Designed to give greater scope and depth to the student’s knowledge of the French language and Francophone culture.  Taught in French.   Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.  Completion of FREN 212 satisfies one semester of the cultural diversity requirements.

  
  • FREN 311 - (CF,D) French Conversation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 211 -FREN 212  or equivalent, as determined by placement exam or consent of instructor)

    Intensive French conversation, emphasizing cross-cultural comparisons and development of self-expression in French.  Taught in French. Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • FREN 312 - (CF,W) French Composition

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 211 -FREN 212  or equivalent, as determined by placement exam or consent of instructor)

    An intensive course in writing in French, stressing grammar, writing analysis and composition.  Taught in French. Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • FREN 315 - (D) Survey of French Culture and Civilization

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    A review of the geography, history, art and other components of the heritage of continental France, from antiquity to the present.  Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 316 - (D) Survey of Francophone Culture and Civilization

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    A historical view of the cultural contribution and heritage of French-speaking peoples living outside continental France.  Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 319 - Business French

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    Overview of the spoken and written language of the French business world.  Formalities and conventions of letter writing, banking, import/export, and other commercial transactions.   Analysis of terminology from business-related areas such as finance, insurance and international commerce within a contemporary cultural setting.  Taught in French.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • FREN 320 - (CL,W) Introduction to French Literature

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    An introduction to the principal literary genres of poetry, novel, short story, essay and drama, through analysis of representative works in the French tradition.  Strongly recommended as a prerequisite for all upper-division literature courses in French.  Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 325F - (D,W) French-Francophone Politics and Society

    3 cr.
    The course addresses the historical, social and cultural aspect of France’s imperialistic expansion, with particular emphasis on French relations, past and present, with the African colonies.   FREN 325F can count towards the major or minor by arrangement with the professor.  Taught in conjunction with FREN 333 .
  
  • FREN 333 - French Practicum

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Enrollment in a FLaC course, that is, a course listed as E and F, English language or Foreign language credit bearing.) 

    A one-credit course in the target language to supplement FLaC courses (Foreign Language across the Curriculum) taught in English.  In addition to doing their reading and writing in the target language, students receiving credit in the target language will meet an additional hour per week for discussion in that language.

  
  • FREN 430 - Women Writers of the Francophone World

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    Women’s view of themselves and the world as reflected in their literary creations. Cross-listed with Women’s Studies Concentration. (See Women’s Studies Concentration  section.) Taught in French.
  
  • FREN 431 - (D,W) Literature of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    This course provides an overview of different literary genres and literary currents through in depth reading and analysis of exemplary texts written in French in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 432 - French Short Story

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    Principal practitioners of the short story in French, including contemporary authors.  Taught in French.
  
  • FREN 433 - Twentieth-Century French Drama

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    The development of dramatic forms from the Théâtre Libre to the present. Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 435 - The French Theater

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    An inquiry into the various forms of the French theater through a study of significant representative works from different periods. Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 437 - Francophone Literature

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    This course provides an overview of different forms of literary expression throughout the Francophone world, from Africa to Haiti to Quebec.  Emphasis will be on main literary currents, ideology, political climates, and linguistic traditions in each country. Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 439 - The Craft of Translation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent)

    A study of the techniques of translation with emphasis on accurate terminology and proper syntax when translating newspaper articles, legal documents, medical records, business records and correspondence, essays, poems, songs, and short fiction.

  
  • FREN 482 - Guided Independent Study

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent; junior or senior standing)

    Tutorial content determined by mentor. Taught in French.

  
  • FREN 483 - Guided Independent Study

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisites: FREN 311 -FREN 312  or equivalent; junior or senior standing)

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.  Taught in French.

  
  • GEOG 134 - (S) World Regional Geography

    3 cr.
    Introduces the major concepts and skills of geography.  A regional approach stresses the five themes of geography including location, place, human environment interaction, movement and region.
  
  • GEOG 217 - (D,S) Cultural Geography

    3 cr.
    Study of the influence of geography on the origin, structure, and spread of culture.  Focuses on describing and analyzing the ways language, religion, economy, government and other cultural phenomena vary or remain consistent from place to place.
  
  • GERM 101 - (CF) Beginning German

    3 cr.


    (GERM 101 is normally the prerequisite to GERM 102 .)

    A complete course in the fundamentals of the German language.  Emphasis on reading of graded texts, with written, oral and aural exercises.  Designed for students with little or no background in the German language.  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • GERM 102 - (CF) Beginning German

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: GERM 101  is normally the prerequisite to 102)

    A complete course in the fundamentals of the German language.  Emphasis on reading of graded texts, with written, oral and aural exercises.  Designed for students with little or no background in the German language.  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • GERM 211 - (CF,D) Continuing German I

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 101 -GERM 102  or equivalent or by placement exam and consent of instructor.)

    Reading from modern authors of moderate difficulty.  Oral and written exercise.  Systematic review of German grammar.  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.  Completion of GERM 212  satisfies one semester of the cultural diversity requirements.

  
  • GERM 212 - (CF,D) Continuing German II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 101 -GERM 102  or equivalent; GERM 211  or its equivalent is normally the prerequisite to 212)

    Reading from modern authors of moderate difficulty.  Oral and written exercise.  Systematic review of German grammar.   Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.  Completion of GERM 212 satisfies one semester of the cultural diversity requirements.

  
  • GERM 295 - (D) German Culture and Language

    3 cr.
    Intersession course to German, Austria and Switzerland.  Credits may be used in Free Area and Cultural Diversity but not for German major or minor.  Comparison of German and American cultures.  Study of history, music, political science, language and modern attitudes. 
  
  • GERM 311 - (CF, W) Advanced German Composition and Conversation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 211 -GERM 212  or equivalent)

    Selected texts in prose and poetry.  Advanced practice in conversation and composition.  Survey of German grammar.  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • GERM 312 - (CF,W) Advanced German Composition and Conversation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311  or its equivalent is normally the prerequisite to GERM 312)

    Selected texts in prose and poetry.  Advanced practice in conversation and composition.  Survey of German grammar. Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • GERM 313 - (CL,D) Survey of German Literature and Culture

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311 -GERM 312  or equivalent)

    A survey of German literature from the 11th century to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the main intellectual currents as well as the social and political developments. Taught in German.

  
  • GERM 314 - (CL,D) Survey of German Literature and Culture

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311 -GERM 312  or equivalent)

    A survey of German literature from the 11th century to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the main intellectual currents as well as the social and political developments. Taught in German.

  
  • GERM 315 - (W,D,CF) Violence in Twentieth Century Germany

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites:  Four completed semesters of college-level German or instructor permission)

    Violence is a central problem in twentieth-century German culture and society. Our most common associations with “German” violences, including the two world wars and the Holocaust, are specific articulations of violence and brutality that together generate cultural and historical questions. Taught in German.

  
  • GERM 317 - (W,D,CL) German Travel Writing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites:  Four completed semesters of college-level German or instructor permission)

    A survey of travel writing in German, ranging from Romantic ideas about travel and Bildung, to colonial explorations, 19th century emigration to the Americas, 20th century German and Jewish German exile, mass-tourism in Weimar and the Third Reich, and post-World War II immigration.

  
  • GERM 318 - (D,CL) Introduction to German Cinema

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: Completion of 4 semesters of college-level German or permission of instructor) 

    This masterpiece survey of German film offers students the opportunity to develop advanced skills and strategies for written and oral communication in German.  Students will consider key thematic, aesthetic, and political issues in films from the Weimar Republic; the Third Reich; post-war film; DEFA; New German Cinema; and re-unification.

  
  • GERM 319 - Business German

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311 -GERM 312  or equivalent)

    Overview of the spoken and written language of the German business world.  Formalities and conventions of letter writing, banking, import/export, and other commercial transactions.  Analysis of terminology from business-related areas such as finance, insurance and international commerce within a contemporary cultural setting.  Taught in German. Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
  • GERM 320E/320F - (W,D) Sex in the City: Gender and Modernity in Weimar Germany

    3 cr.
    The Weimar Republic (1919-1933) was formed in the wake of military and political conflicts and failed revolution.  This course explores relationships among the aestheticization of violence against women, their increased visibility in the labor force, and public expressions of women’s sexuality.  (May be taken in combination with a one-credit language practicum, GERM 333 , for German credit.)
  
  • GERM 333 - German Practicum

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Enrollment in a FLaC course, that is, a course listed as E and F, English language or Foreign language credit bearing.) 

    A one-credit course in the target language to supplement FLaC courses (Foreign Language across the Curriculum) taught in English.  In addition to doing their reading and writing in the target language, students receiving credit in the target language will meet an additional hour per week for discussion in that language.

  
  • GERM 482 - Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311 -GERM 312  or equivalent; junior or senior standing)

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.  Taught in German.

  
  • GERM 483 - Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311 -GERM 312  or equivalent; junior or senior standing)

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

  
  • GERO 110 - (S) Introduction to Gerontology

    3 cr.
    A multidisciplinary examination of the cognitive and affective aspects of aging. The course covers social, physiological, psychological, economic, and health aspects of aging, as well as service-delivery systems.  It explores planning and action strategies aimed at enhancing the quality of life and providing adequate benefits and services for the elderly.  (Credit cannot be earned for GERO 110 and HADM 110 .)
  
  • GERO 216 - Aging and the Community

    3 cr.
    Consideration of selected community strategies effecting desired changes in the development and implementation of social services and programs for the elderly: legislative action, interagency relationships, the citizen role.  Students who have taken HADM 216  are not eligible to take GERO 216.
  
  • GERO 218 - Health and Aging

    3 cr.
    An explorative study of the mental and physical health problems prevalent in the older adult population, with emphasis upon the preventive aspect of health care as applied by themselves and healthcare providers.  Health-care approaches appropriate to the various problems, and relevant resources within the home and community are considered.  (Credit cannot be earned for HADM 218  and GERO 218.)
  
  • GERO 220 - Crime and Aging

    3 cr.
    A consideration of crime as it affects aging: examining the older adult as victim, offender, practitioner, and perpetrator, in light of current thought, policy, and law.
  
  • GERO 232 - Aging and Death

    3 cr.


    This course offers the student an opportunity to explore the mystery and meaning of death. Focus is on a number of aspects of dying and the death process, such as the dying individual and the family; cross-cultural perspectives; terminal illness; professions and death; rites and rituals. (Credit cannot be earned for HADM 232  and GERO 232.)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  
  • GERO 284 - Special Topics in Gerontology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Permission of the chair and the instructor) 

    Courses designed to meet specific needs of individual students or courses offered on a trial basis to determine the value of placing them into the regular curriculum.

  
  • GRK 111 - (CF) Beginning Greek

    3 cr.
    An intensive course in the fundamentals of Classical Greek grammar, with readings from both Attic and Koine (New Testament). Offered in rotation with Hebrew.
  
  • GRK 112 - (CF) Beginning Greek

    3 cr.
    An intensive course in the fundamentals of Classical Greek grammar, with readings from both Attic and Koine (New Testament) Greek texts in GRK 112. Offered in rotation with Hebrew.
  
  • GRK 205 - (D) Legacy of Greece and Rome

    3 cr.
    Survey of the artistic and cultural treasures of classical Greece and Rome, with a focus on their enduring legacy in our own civilization.
  
  • GRK 211 - Intermediate Greek

    6 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 111 -GRK 112  or equivalent)

    Review of fundamentals. Readings from Zenophon, Euripides, and the New Testament.

  
  • GRK 212 - Intermediate Greek

    6 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 111 -GRK 112  or equivalent)

    Review of fundamentals. Readings from Zenophon, Euripides, and the New Testament.

  
  • GRK 213 - (CL,D,W) Classical Greek Literature and Mythology

    3 cr.
    This course examines the role that mythology played in Greek literature, and examines the changing attitudes of the Greeks towards the Olympian gods from Homer to the fourth century B.C. All readings and lectures in English.
  
  • GRK 220 - Ancient Civilization: Greece

    3 cr.
    The political, constitutional, and cultural history of Greece from the earliest times to the death of Alexander the Great. All readings and lectures in English.
  
  • GRK 311 - Readings in Greek Literature

    1.5-3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211 -GRK 212  or equivalent)

    Selections from Greek writers to suit students’ special interests.

  
  • GRK 312 - Readings in Greek Literature

    1.5-3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211 -GRK 212  or equivalent)

    Selections from Greek writers to suit students’ special interests.

  
  • GRK 482 - Guided Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211 -GRK 212  or equivalent; junior or senior standing)

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

 

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