Evening College Courses

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Art and Design

ART 109   Art History Survey I
(5) Fall
A course in the visual arts of western civilization from the Paleolithic period through the 16 th century. Cultures surveyed will include Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, Gothic and the Italian and Northern Renaissance.

ART 110   Art History Survey II
(5) Spring
This course will survey the history of Western art and architecture from the Baroque period to the beginning of the 20 th century, including the stylistic movements of the Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism and Cubism.

ART 151   Basic Drawing
(5) On Demand
A course in drawing fundamentals, including line, composition, perspective, and chiaroscuro. A variety of drawing media will be explored.

ART 227   Ceramics-Methods and Materials
(5) On Demand
This introduction to ceramic methods and techniques explores both wheel throwing and hand building used in forming vessels and sculpture. This will include using the potter's wheel, slabs, coils, textures to create form. Glazing, decoration and firing methods such as raku, pitfire and standard reduction will also be emphasized.

ART 271   Painting I
(5)
On Demand An introduction to painting with acrylics or oils. Projects will explore the fundamentals of composition and modeling with color and light


English

ENG 100   Basic Composition
(5) Summer
Introduction and practice in the fundamentals of expository writing, including paragraph development, organization, logic, grammar and mechanics.

ENG 101   Composition I
(5) Fall
Introduction to expository writing, emphasizing the essay form, the writing process, and rhetorical modes of thesis development. Students use conference days for peer editing and consultation with instructors. Prerequisite to all higher-numbered English courses.

ENG 102   Composition II
(5)
Winter Introduction to critical thinking and writing about literature, emphasizing reading strategies and analytic writing. Students use conference days for peer editing and consultation with instructors. Prerequisite to all higher-numbered English courses

ENG 103   Composition III
(5) Spring
Introduction to interdisciplinary writing, emphasizing research techniques and methods of documentation. Students use conference days for library research, peer editing and consultation. Prerequisite to all higher-numbered English courses

ENG 204   British Literature I
(5) On Demand
A survey of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period through the Eighteenth Century. Short critical essays required, with at least one entailing documentation.

ENG 205   British Literature II
(5) On Demand
A survey of British literature from the Romantics through the Modern/Postmodern Period. Short critical essays required, with at least one entailing documentation.

ENG 206   American Literature I
(5) On Demand
A survey of American Literature from the Colonial period through American Romanticism. Short critical essays required, with at least one entailing documentation.

ENG 207   American Literature II
(5) On Demand
A survey of American literature from Realism and Naturalism through the Modern/Postmodern Period. Short critical essays required, with at least one entailing documentation.

ENG 208   World Literature
(5) On Demand
A survey of classical works in translation, emphasizing the Greek, Roman, and Medieval periods. Short critical essays required, with at least one entailing documentation.


Freshman Seminar

COL 101   Gateway to Success
(2) Fall, Spring
This orientation course uses discussion of directed readings, journal writing, and group activities to develop strategies for effective reading, writing, critical thinking, and related skills necessary for successful college study. The course must be completed within the first two terms after enrollment and is required for all freshmen and for transfer students with less than 45 quarter hours of earned credits.


General Science

GSC 101   Earth Science I
(5) Winter
An introduction to the concepts, principles, and processes of Physical Geology with a brief consideration of Historical Geology.

GSC 102   Earth Science II
(5) Spring
A continuation of Earth Science I with elements Prerequisite: GSC 101


Health, Physical Education and Recreation

HPR 154   Community First Aid/CPR
(2) Fall, Spring
Identification of emergency situations and selection of correct response. Certification in American Red Cross standard first aid and adult, child and infant rescue breathing and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

HPR 200   Community Health
(2) On Demand
An investigation of various health care programs available in the community and various health-related issues.

HPR 201   Community Recreation
(2) Winter
An investigation of various recreation programs available in the community, state, and nation.

HRP 210   Fitness for Life
(2) Winter
A study of basic principles of physical conditioning, weight control, relaxation, and stress management. Students will have the opportunity to devise and implement a personalized fitness/weight control program tailored to individual needs and levels of fitness.

PED 103   Badminton 103
(1) On Demand
Introduction to the skills, strategies, and rules of badminton.

PED 105   Jogging
(1) Fall, Winter, Summer
Participation in progressive running programs designed to increase cardiovascular endurance.

PED 108   Physical Conditioning
(1) Spring, Summer
Basic assessment, maintenance, and improvement of over-all physical fitness.

PED 116   Personal Fitness
(1) On Demand
Introduction to diet and weight control techniques as well as assessment and maintenance of personal fitness.

PED 156   Canoeing
(1) On Demand
Fundamental canoeing skills emphasized. Field trips to lake facilities and overnight camping experience are provided to give extensive opportunities for recreational canoeing.

PED 158   Backpacking
(1) On Demand
Introduction to basic equipment, safety, and techniques of trail camping. Extensive field trips to state and national trails.


History

HIS 101   World Civilization I
(5) Winter, alternate years
A survey course on the development of world civilization up to 1660.

HIS 102   World Civilization II
(5) Spring, alternate years
A survey course on the development of world civilization from 1660 to present.

HIS 111    History of the United States to 1865
(5) Winter, alternate years
Emphasis on the Colonial, Revolutionary, early national, and Civil War periods.

HIS 112   History of the United States, 1865 to the Present
(5) Spring, alternate years
Emphasis on Reconstruction, liberal nationalism, New Deal, and postwar periods.

HIS 203   Lives of Illustrious Men and Women
(2)  On Demand
A study of the men and women whose deeds and ideas shaped history.

HIS 205   Men and Movements that Shaped American History
(2) On Demand
A biographical study of American History.

HIS 315   Georgia History
(5) Winter
A study of Georgia History from the pre-colonial period to the present with emphasis on the historical, social, economic and political development of the State.


Human Services

HSV 146   Introduction to Sociology
(5) Fall
An introduction to the scientific study of the structure and dynamics of human society.

HSV 148   Introduction to Anthropology
(5) On Demand
A general introduction to physical and cultural anthropology.

HSV 247   The Family
(5) Spring
An analysis of contemporary marriage and family experiences.

HSV 253   Social Problems
(5) Summer
A study of selected social problems in American society which are related to deviant behavior, value conflict, or social disorganization.

HSV 299   Introduction to Human Services
(5) Fall
An introduction to generalist human services. Emphasis is placed on the historical development of the profession as well as exposure to various career opportunities in the helping profession.

HSV 306   America's Children
(5) Winter
An analysis of current issues confronting America's children.

HSV 307   Criminology
(5) Summer
A multi-disciplinary examination of criminal behavior and corrections, with an emphases on competing theories regarding the origins and incidence of criminality and the social forces underlying criminal and deviant behavior.


Latin American Studies

LAS 104   Introduction to Latin American Culture
(5) On Demand
A study of the art, literature, history, and anthropology of Latin America.

LAS 393   Intercultural Communications
(5) Fall, Spring
A study of the cultural risks confronting the business manager in an international environment. This course will survey the differences in values and codes of behavior among a number of cultures with the primary focus being on Latin America. This course will give the student the opportunity to learn how to read and respond to the organizational culture of regulators, business associates and customers across cultural borders.


Mathematics

MTH 100   
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5) Summer, Winter
An overview of basic skills in mathematics including ratios and proportion, percent use of fractions and decimals, systems of measurements and linear equations.

MTH 101   College Algebra
(5) Fall, Spring
A study of sets, real numbers, operations, order, inequalities, polynomial factoring, functions, graphs, exponents, first- and second-degree equations, and systems of equations. Prerequisite: Mathematics 100 or satisfactory score on mathematics placement test.

MTH 114   Statistics
(5) Fall
A study of problems related to statistical procedures as applied to economics, education, the social sciences, and the life sciences. Prerequisite: Mathematics 101 or higher.

MTH 118 Quantitative Reasoning
(5) On Demand
Mathematical techniques and computer methods will be used in the development of quantitative reasoning skills. This core focuses on answering questions and solving problems that require quantitative reasoning. These techniques and methods will be examined in the context of examples taken from the social sciences, business, economics and other disciplines. The applications of spreadsheets, graphing and statistical methods will be used. Prerequisite: Mathematics 101 or higher.

MTH 360   Finite Mathematics
(5) Spring
A study of the finite mathematics with business applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 101 or higher.


Music

MUS 112   Music Survey
(5) Fall
A broad survey of music from the Western classical tradition aimed at developing aesthetic awareness and critical analysis of music from diverse styles and genres.


Philosophy

PHL 149   Introduction to Philosophy
(5) On Demand
A survey of the major fields of thought involving those principles which are basic in the making of man's culture and history.
Political Science

PSC 101 United States Government
(5) Spring
An introduction to political science through an analysis of the political system of the United States. Topics considered include: basic concepts of political science, federalism, civil liberties and civil rights, basic governmental institutions, elections and public opinion, political parties and groups, and domestic and foreign public policy.


Psychology

PSY 149   Introduction to Psychology
(5) Fall
A survey of major topics in psychology including basic neuroanatomy, motivation, learning perception, personality and abnormal behavior. This course is a prerequisite for all other psychology courses.

PSY 202   Human Growth and Development
(5) Winter
A study of normal life beginning with conception. Important developmental phenomena are considered in the light of major theories of development.

PSY 321   Social Psychology
(5) Spring
A course dealing with behavior as affected by social influences. Major topics include social perception, social communication (verbal and nonverbal), altruism, attitudes, aggression, and prejudice. Also, applied areas such as forensic psychology are considered.

PSY 350   Abnormal Psychology
(5) On Demand
A survey of the causes, characteristics, current theories, and treatments of deviant behavior.


Religion

REL 101   Symbols, Texts, and Practices
(5) On Demand
An introduction to the Christian tradition of faith through a study of its central symbols, sacred tests, and practices.

REL 102   Jewish Origins in Context
(5) Fall, alternate years
A study of the Hebrew bible, commonly called by Christians the Old Testament, in the context of the ancient Near Eastern world. The course also will ask students to reflect on the impact of the Hebrew bible on Western civilization and its implications for the contemporary world.

REL 103   New Testament Writings in Context
(5) Fall, alternate years
A study of the New Testament writings in the context of Greco-Roman civilization. The course also will ask students to reflect on the impact of Christian scriptures on Western civilization and consider their implications for the contemporary world.

REL 104   Dialogue with World Faith Traditions
(5) On Demand
The course will place the insights of the Christian faith in dialogue with those of major living world religions.


Spanish

SPN 101   Beginning Spanish I
(5) Fall, Spring
A course for beginners with intensive practice in oral communications, pronunciation, essentials of grammar, and where possible, reading of simple prose.

SPN 102   Beginning Spanish II
(5) Winter
A continuation of Spanish 101.


Speech

SPC 105 Speech Fundamentals
(5) On Demand
A course emphasizing development of organizational and delivery skills through individual speaking exercises in a variety of formats including informative, demonstrative and persuasive.


Theatre Arts

THA 101   Drama Survey I
(5) On Demand
A survey of the discovery of theatre, beginning in ancient Greece and continuing through the rise of Realism. Students will study theatre as a developed art form through the reading, viewing and discussion of plays representing diverse eras of history.

THA 102   Drama Survey II
(5) On Demand
A survey of the discovery of theatre from the rise of Realism through contemporary drama. Students will study theatre as a developed art form through the reading, viewing & discussion of plays representing diverse eras of history.