Online Classes

Spring 2015

To register for on-line courses, students must have at least a 2.0 GPA. An Electronic Delivery Course Fee of $40.00 is assessed for each on-line course; additional charges may apply.

ASTR 106  Descriptive Astronomy – 3 cred – CRN 13415 - Badenhoop

The celestial sphere, star time, solar time, Kepler’s laws, H-R diagram, and modern developments. No sophisticated mathematics used; only simple geometrical arguments employed.

BIOL 102   General Biology – 3 cred – CRN 12341 – Huffman

Introductory biology: energetics and physiology of cells, organisms, and populations, including regulation and control of multicellular organisms.

BIOL 104   General Biology Laboratory – 1 cred – CRN 18415 – Chisholm & Cunningham

Experiments in biology: genetics and evolution; reproduction, growth, and development of cells, organisms, and populations.                         

BIOL 107  Biotechnology and Society– 3 cred – CRN 14420 – Huffman

An overview of the use of biotechnology to solve agricultural, medical, and environmental problems. Bioethical concerns and societal impacts of the use of the technologies will be discussed.

BIOL 230  Human Anatomy and Physiology – 4 cred – CRN 14415 – Chisholm

The study of human body structure and function. Lecture emphasizes the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, and special senses. Laboratory includes a complete cat dissection.   For nursing students or others by instructor’s consent.

COMM 306   Communication in Organizations and Institution – 3 cred – CRN 16855 – Hess

Communication processes and problems in business and nonbusiness organizations and institutions with attention to practical application.

CIS 293F  SPTP: Intro to Data Analysis/Informatics– 3 cred – CRN 18796 – BeckRoth

This course is an introduction on analyzing large amounts of data. Databases analyzed may include social media data from Twitter, biological data, and other data from publicly accessible resource databases such as the federal government.

CJ 461  Current Issues/Criminal Justice – 3 cred – CRN 12820 – Samuels

Focus on current issues facing criminal justice including those related to prevention of crime, law enforcement, corrections, institutional reform, and public opinion. Examination of recent research, emerging trends, and policy.

CJ 485  Senior Seminar – 3 cred – CRN 12823 – Samuels

Senior standing. Criminal Justice major. A senior capstone course. An examination of controversial criminal justice issues. Course allows students to consider the integration of theoretical and methodological issues. Focus will also be given to career or graduate placement.

ENGL 101   Composition and Rhetoric – 3 cred – CRN 16866 – Armentrout

A course in writing non-fiction prose, principally the expository essay.

ENGL 102  Composition and Rhetoric– 3 cred – CRN 13974 – Merrifield

Writing college-level research papers based on argumentative models. Precision in footnotes, bibliographies, usage, punctuation, and stylistics assumed.

HIST 209   Twentieth Century Europe – 3 cred – CRN 16878 – French

Traces the major political, economic, and social developments of Europe from World War I to the present.

MATH 126C  College Algebra 3-day – 3 cred – CRN 16879 – BeckRoth

Review of the real number system and algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, functions, basic matrix operations and properties, systems of equations, polynomials, counting, and probability.  

MATH 21 Basic Concepts of Mathematics – 3 cred – CRN 18430 – Glasbrenner

A course designed to strengthen the student’s basic mathematical skills and understanding. This course is taken by students whose majors do not require MATH 126 that did not meet the placement guidelines. The course will be primarily calculator based to prepare students for mathematical concepts covered in MATH 121. Course does not count toward graduation.

MATH 91  Elementary Algebra – 3 cred – CRN 18431 – BeckRoth

A course for students needing developmental algebra, for students who score 85 or more on the ACCUPLACER arithmetic test and less than 75 on the elementary algebra test. Pass/ Fail grading. Course does not count toward graduation.

MATH 93  Intermediate Algebra – 3 cred – CRN 12850 – Glasbrenner

A course for students needing developmental algebra, for students who score 85 or more on the ACCUPLACER arithmetic test and 75 or more on the elementary algebra test. Pass/ Fail grading. Course does not count toward graduation.

PSYC 345  Adulthood and Aging – 3 cred – CRN 18930 – Vandenberg

Psychological issues in the study of adulthood, with an emphasis on the characteristics of older adults. Topics include the psychosocial and biological context of aging, cognitive and personality changes from early to late adulthood, psychopathology in later life, dementia, issues in caregiving, and death and dying.

STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference – 3 cred – CRN 12481 – Beck Roth

Basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics; descriptive measures, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression, and correlation.

STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference – 3 cred – CRN 15872 – Beck Roth

Basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics; descriptive measures, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression, and correlation.

WMAN 150  Principle-conservation Ecology – 3 cred – CRN 12484 – Jones

Overview of the science of conservation ecology with emphasis on the concepts of biological diversity, extension, habitat loss and fragmentation, establishment of protected areas, endangered species, and establishment and preservation of new populations.