Online Courses - Spring 2014
CORE 1140 – Computer Applications (1)
Mathematical techniques and computer methods with spreadsheets are used in the development of quantitative reasoning skills. These techniques are examined in the contexts of business and economics and of sustainability through managing one's personal finances.
Prerequisite: MATH 1101 or higher
CORE 2002 – Humanities: Renaissance to Present (3)
This course focuses on our cultural heritage with an emphasis on the impact of the Judeo-Christian tradition as it relates to all knowledge. The course balances the instructor's selected academic theme with a common set of assignments and academic skill sets. The period from 1660 to the present is covered in this course. Students confront primary and secondary source materials in order to gain a historical consciousness.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102
MGMT 3370 – Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
A study of the science and art of management, with special emphasis on motivating and leading individuals in an organization.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211
PSYC 1101 – Introduction to Psychology (3)
A survey of major topics in psychological science, including research methods, basic neuroanatomy, learning, perception, personality and abnormal behavior.
Prerequisite to all other PSYC courses.
PSYC 3350 – Abnormal Psychology (3)
A survey of the causes, characteristics, current theories, and treatment of psychological disorders.
PSYC 3358 – Psychology of Aging (3)
Human aging is examined from physiological (e.g., sensory and cardiovascular changes), psychological (e.g., memory and intellectual changes), and sociological (e.g., adjusting to retirement) perspectives. Also, death and disorders associated with aging (such as Alzheimer's Disease) are explored.
SOCI 2500 – Kinship and Family (3)
This course offers a multi-disciplinary perspective on contemporary marriages, families, and other intimate relationships. Students will become familiarized with competing models and theories on family relationships. In addition, the course explores cross-cultural variation in family systems as well as diversity and change within the American population. Topics to be covered include: mate selection, sexuality, marital structure, marital happiness, divorce, parenting, and alternative family forms.