Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
FINC 351 Risk Management (3)
(Formerly BMGT 346.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and 340. A study focused on recognizing and evaluating pure risk facing organizations. The aim is to identify risks to cost control and develop risk management strategies. Discussion covers guides for risk-management decisions concerning the retention, control, and transfer of risk (including insurance). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 346 or FINC 351.
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81170 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Laramy, Ann M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 351 Risk Management (3)
(Formerly BMGT 346.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and 340. A study focused on recognizing and evaluating pure risk facing organizations. The aim is to identify risks to cost control and develop risk management strategies. Discussion covers guides for risk-management decisions concerning the retention, control, and transfer of risk (including insurance). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 346 or FINC 351.
83853 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Salinas Gonzalez, Angel N Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 351 Risk Management (3)
(Formerly BMGT 346.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and 340. A study focused on recognizing and evaluating pure risk facing organizations. The aim is to identify risks to cost control and develop risk management strategies. Discussion covers guides for risk-management decisions concerning the retention, control, and transfer of risk (including insurance). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 346 or FINC 351.
87047 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bookout, James M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 352 Life and Health Insurance (3)
A study of the tools and principles of life and health insurance in financial planning for businesses and individuals. The goal is to assess personal needs in order to determine which types of life and health insurance plans fit best. Topics include pension planning strategies, such as deferred-compensation and profit-sharing plans; use of trusts in business and in planning individual estates; and comprehensive analysis of the effects of income taxes, estate taxes, and gift taxes on life insurance and estate planning. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 347 or FINC 352.
83856 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Brown, Tony L Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 352 Life and Health Insurance (3)
A study of the tools and principles of life and health insurance in financial planning for businesses and individuals. The goal is to assess personal needs in order to determine which types of life and health insurance plans fit best. Topics include pension planning strategies, such as deferred-compensation and profit-sharing plans; use of trusts in business and in planning individual estates; and comprehensive analysis of the effects of income taxes, estate taxes, and gift taxes on life insurance and estate planning. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 347 or FINC 352.
83857 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Terwilliger, Douglas L Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 355 Retirement and Estate Planning (3)
Recommended: FINC 321, ACCT 220, and ACCT 323 or experience in financial planning. A comprehensive study of retirement and estate planning techniques for individuals, families, and businesses. The aim is to evaluate retirement plans, analyze regulatory considerations of retirement planning, and apply estate planning techniques for businesses and families. Topics include retirement planning and estate planning, as well as regulations relevant to the financial services industry. Discussion covers processes of retirement planning (retirement need, investments, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, qualified versus nonqualified plans, and tax- advantage plans) and estate planning (wills, trusts, asset protection and life insurance). Content is aligned with the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) curriculum.
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80602 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Taylor, Don Alan Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 355 Retirement and Estate Planning (3)
Recommended: FINC 321, ACCT 220, and ACCT 323 or experience in financial planning. A comprehensive study of retirement and estate planning techniques for individuals, families, and businesses. The aim is to evaluate retirement plans, analyze regulatory considerations of retirement planning, and apply estate planning techniques for businesses and families. Topics include retirement planning and estate planning, as well as regulations relevant to the financial services industry. Discussion covers processes of retirement planning (retirement need, investments, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, qualified versus nonqualified plans, and tax- advantage plans) and estate planning (wills, trusts, asset protection and life insurance). Content is aligned with the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) curriculum.
83858 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Taylor, Don Alan Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 421 Financial Analysis (3)
(For students with general business interests, as well as those majoring or minoring in accounting or finance.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and interpretation of financial statements directed at the decision-making needs of managers, stockholders, and creditors. The aim is to analyze and interpret financial information, apply financial information directly to valuation models, and evaluate growth strategies to maximize company value. Topics include assessment of business performance, projection of financial requirements, analysis of capital investment decisions and financing choices, risk assessment, and valuation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498Q or FINC 421.
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81166 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Baqai, Haroon R Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 421 Financial Analysis (3)
(For students with general business interests, as well as those majoring or minoring in accounting or finance.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and interpretation of financial statements directed at the decision-making needs of managers, stockholders, and creditors. The aim is to analyze and interpret financial information, apply financial information directly to valuation models, and evaluate growth strategies to maximize company value. Topics include assessment of business performance, projection of financial requirements, analysis of capital investment decisions and financing choices, risk assessment, and valuation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498Q or FINC 421.
83859 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Nichols, Brian K Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 421 Financial Analysis (3)
(For students with general business interests, as well as those majoring or minoring in accounting or finance.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and interpretation of financial statements directed at the decision-making needs of managers, stockholders, and creditors. The aim is to analyze and interpret financial information, apply financial information directly to valuation models, and evaluate growth strategies to maximize company value. Topics include assessment of business performance, projection of financial requirements, analysis of capital investment decisions and financing choices, risk assessment, and valuation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498Q or FINC 421.
84519 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferber, Bruce Scott Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 421 Financial Analysis (3)
(For students with general business interests, as well as those majoring or minoring in accounting or finance.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and interpretation of financial statements directed at the decision-making needs of managers, stockholders, and creditors. The aim is to analyze and interpret financial information, apply financial information directly to valuation models, and evaluate growth strategies to maximize company value. Topics include assessment of business performance, projection of financial requirements, analysis of capital investment decisions and financing choices, risk assessment, and valuation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498Q or FINC 421.
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86296 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Akhmedjonov, Alisher Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 430 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of financial management. The objective is to apply financial principles and concepts to assess and solve financial problems and make financial and corporate policy at the executive level. Topics include assessments of the financial health of the organization, company valuation, cost of capital, risk analysis, investment decisions, and financial systems and capital markets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 440 or FINC 430.
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80475 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferber, Bruce Scott Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 430 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of financial management. The objective is to apply financial principles and concepts to assess and solve financial problems and make financial and corporate policy at the executive level. Topics include assessments of the financial health of the organization, company valuation, cost of capital, risk analysis, investment decisions, and financial systems and capital markets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 440 or FINC 430.
83862 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Poore, Bethany M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 430 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of financial management. The objective is to apply financial principles and concepts to assess and solve financial problems and make financial and corporate policy at the executive level. Topics include assessments of the financial health of the organization, company valuation, cost of capital, risk analysis, investment decisions, and financial systems and capital markets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 440 or FINC 430.
84538 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bookout, James M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 440 Security Analysis and Valuation (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A comprehensive and quantitative examination of financial investments and portfolio management. The aim is to quantitatively evaluate and value assets, critically analyze asset selection and allocation, and apply financial statistics and other evaluation methods to perform basic portfolio management activities and functions. Topics include the analysis, valuation, and selection of securities; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; institutional investment policies; and the operation and efficiency of financial markets. Theory, practice, and real-world examples are analyzed to value financial assets and compare alternatives. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 443 or FINC 440.
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81223 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Strafaci, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 440 Security Analysis and Valuation (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A comprehensive and quantitative examination of financial investments and portfolio management. The aim is to quantitatively evaluate and value assets, critically analyze asset selection and allocation, and apply financial statistics and other evaluation methods to perform basic portfolio management activities and functions. Topics include the analysis, valuation, and selection of securities; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; institutional investment policies; and the operation and efficiency of financial markets. Theory, practice, and real-world examples are analyzed to value financial assets and compare alternatives. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 443 or FINC 440.
83864 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Halstead, John M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 440 Security Analysis and Valuation (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A comprehensive and quantitative examination of financial investments and portfolio management. The aim is to quantitatively evaluate and value assets, critically analyze asset selection and allocation, and apply financial statistics and other evaluation methods to perform basic portfolio management activities and functions. Topics include the analysis, valuation, and selection of securities; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; institutional investment policies; and the operation and efficiency of financial markets. Theory, practice, and real-world examples are analyzed to value financial assets and compare alternatives. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 443 or FINC 440.
86977 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Nichols, Brian K Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 460 International Finance (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and discussion of financial management issues for the multinational enterprise. The aim is to use financial and economic strategies in quantitative decision making. Topics include the organization and functions of the foreign exchange market and international capital markets; financing foreign trade; and identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the globalization strategies of the multinational enterprise. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 446 or FINC 460.
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80577 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lien, Irene SuYi Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 460 International Finance (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and discussion of financial management issues for the multinational enterprise. The aim is to use financial and economic strategies in quantitative decision making. Topics include the organization and functions of the foreign exchange market and international capital markets; financing foreign trade; and identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the globalization strategies of the multinational enterprise. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 446 or FINC 460.
83865 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Farah, Anaya S Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 490 Financial Plan Development (3)
(Content aligned with the Certified Financial Planner [CFP]curriculum.) Prerequisites: ACCT 323, FINC 321, FINC 340, FINC 352, and FINC 355. A thorough review of financial planning principles and applications, based on case studies. The objective is to gather and analyze data, evaluate the impact of governmental regulations and economic changes, and effectively communicate a comprehensive financial plan to clients. Topics include taxes, estates, asset protection, debt, credit, investments, insurance, economic theories, the financial planning process, ethics, and risk.
83866 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bakker, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
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80355 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bakker, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
84409 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Strafaci, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
84410 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Keller, William K Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
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86620 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Savage, Howard A Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
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80555 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lepore, Cindy E Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
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81175 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Chikhi, Sabrina Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
84411 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bezilla, Charlee M Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
84412 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: King, Charlotte P Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 112 Elementary French II (3)
(Not open to native speakers of French.) Prerequisite: FREN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write French in concrete, real-life situations related to oneself and others in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in speaking and listening is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 102 or FREN 112.
84413 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Essama, Lysianne Syllabus Course Materials
FSCN 302 Fire and Emergency Services Administration (3)
Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. A presentation of modern management and planning techniques that apply to organizing a fire department. The objective is to apply management concepts to fire service administration and analyze the community approach to risk reduction. Discussion covers procedures for evaluation and control of budgeting, personnel, communications, and planning. Topics also include the traditional and evolving roles of the fire department in protection, prevention, and community service.
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81157 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Scarlett, Kelli J Syllabus Course Materials
FSCN 305 Fire Prevention Organization and Management (3)
Prerequisite: FSCN 302. An examination of prevention as the primary community-based strategy for fire protection. The objective is to design, implement, and manage programs addressing community risks; administer prevention programs; and influence change and development of legislation, regulation, and policy. Emphasis is on applying principles to anticipate problems and develop strategies for fire prevention. Topics include community risk reduction, codes and standards, inspections and plans review, incident investigation, fire-prevention research, and the relationship of master planning to fire prevention. The cultural, economic, governmental, nongovernmental, and departmental influences on fire prevention are also explored.
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86218 4000 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Scarlett, Kelli J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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80578 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Fritz, Cathleen S Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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80664 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Mbobi, Emmanuel K Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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81956 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Evans, Bryant T Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
83222 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Mbobi, Emmanuel K Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
84617 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Long, Brian K. Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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80525 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rowland, Thomas J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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80666 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Sager, Robert J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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81239 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Wilder, Steven V Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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81257 6383 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Woldemichael, Binyam W Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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82133 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Kelson, Christopher R Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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82134 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rowland, Thomas J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
83380 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Sager, Robert J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
83381 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Saucier, Catherine M. Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
83819 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Kashatus, Gerard P Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
83820 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Melmore, Ivor M. Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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80116 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lunt, Ruth M Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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80672 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Vonderscheer, Christel Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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81993 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Colclasure, David L Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
83275 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ryschka, Andreas Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
84418 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Vonderscheer, Christel Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
84757 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Colclasure, David L Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 112 Elementary German II (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German.) Prerequisite: GERM 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written German. The goal is to communicate in German in concrete, real-life situations relating to oneself and others. German culture and language are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 102 or GERM 112.
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80673 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Mueller, Susan J. Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 112 Elementary German II (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German.) Prerequisite: GERM 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written German. The goal is to communicate in German in concrete, real-life situations relating to oneself and others. German culture and language are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 102 or GERM 112.
84419 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Anderson, Katja Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 211 Intermediate German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. Prerequisite: GERM 112 or appropriate score on placement test. Further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in German. The aim is to communicate in German in real-life situations and social contexts in culturally appropriate ways Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 114, GERM 201, or GERM 211.
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81149 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: McDaniel, Jocelyn Rae Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 211 Intermediate German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. Prerequisite: GERM 112 or appropriate score on placement test. Further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in German. The aim is to communicate in German in real-life situations and social contexts in culturally appropriate ways Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 114, GERM 201, or GERM 211.
84487 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Gagum, Kyung Lee Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 212 Intermediate German II (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. Prerequisite: GERM 211 or appropriate score on placement test. Further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in German. The objective is to interact effectively with German-speaking individuals in a variety of personal settings and on issues of topical interest in culturally appropriate ways. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 115, GERM 202, or GERM 212.
84420 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lunt, Ruth M Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 311 Advanced German I (3)
Prerequisite: GERM 212 or appropriate score on placement test. An in-depth review and expansion of German language communication skills. The aim is to express opinions and use narration and description in a variety of personal and professional contexts. Focus is on improving linguistic proficiency while increasing cultural awareness. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 301 or GERM 311.
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81221 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Anderson, Katja Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 314 Modern German-Speaking Cultures (3)
Prerequisite: GERM 212 or appropriate score on placement test. An overview of contemporary life and culture in the German-speaking world, taught entirely in German. The objective is to demonstrate intercultural communication skills, recognize aspects of German-speaking cultures and their significance to global society, and employ strategies to enhance language development and cultural awareness. Discussion covers the social, historical, and political experience of the German-speaking people.
84421 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Fink, Rebecca Maria Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 100 Contemporary Issues in Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in the behavioral and social sciences.) An overview of the study of aging from a life course perspective focusing on the older adult. The course is a multidisciplinary exploration of aging in the 21st century with an emphasis on the policies, evidence-based approaches, and attitudes that promote healthful aging. Students will engage in skill building exercises, including how to locate and read scholarly sources, how to create effective presentations in different modalities, and how to communicate with and on behalf of older people.
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80117 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: King, Laura K Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 100 Contemporary Issues in Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in the behavioral and social sciences.) An overview of the study of aging from a life course perspective focusing on the older adult. The course is a multidisciplinary exploration of aging in the 21st century with an emphasis on the policies, evidence-based approaches, and attitudes that promote healthful aging. Students will engage in skill building exercises, including how to locate and read scholarly sources, how to create effective presentations in different modalities, and how to communicate with and on behalf of older people.
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81856 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rhoades, Jeffrey A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 100 Contemporary Issues in Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in the behavioral and social sciences.) An overview of the study of aging from a life course perspective focusing on the older adult. The course is a multidisciplinary exploration of aging in the 21st century with an emphasis on the policies, evidence-based approaches, and attitudes that promote healthful aging. Students will engage in skill building exercises, including how to locate and read scholarly sources, how to create effective presentations in different modalities, and how to communicate with and on behalf of older people.
83131 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Accius, Jean C Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 301 Service/Program Management (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration and analysis of the managerial aspects of providing health and human services in the field of gerontology through an integrated delivery system. The aim is to integrate concepts, strategies, and best practices for the management of health and human services. Topics include planning, strategic management, marketing, financing, legal issues, and capacity building.
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80566 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Cox, Beth A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 301 Service/Program Management (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration and analysis of the managerial aspects of providing health and human services in the field of gerontology through an integrated delivery system. The aim is to integrate concepts, strategies, and best practices for the management of health and human services. Topics include planning, strategic management, marketing, financing, legal issues, and capacity building.
83824 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hernandez, Gema G Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 302 Health and Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration of the physiological processes of aging that covers normal aging and chronic illness. The goal is to distinguish normal aging from disease and evaluate factors that affect the health of older adults. Topics include biological processes and theories of aging, bodily changes normally associated with aging, long-term and healthcare systems, and related medical terminology. Review also covers substance abuse; environmental factors affecting aging; and ways of promoting health, preventing disease, and assessing health risks.
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80901 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rhoades, Jeffrey A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 302 Health and Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration of the physiological processes of aging that covers normal aging and chronic illness. The goal is to distinguish normal aging from disease and evaluate factors that affect the health of older adults. Topics include biological processes and theories of aging, bodily changes normally associated with aging, long-term and healthcare systems, and related medical terminology. Review also covers substance abuse; environmental factors affecting aging; and ways of promoting health, preventing disease, and assessing health risks.
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81919 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: McCabe-Maucher, Aileen J Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 302 Health and Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration of the physiological processes of aging that covers normal aging and chronic illness. The goal is to distinguish normal aging from disease and evaluate factors that affect the health of older adults. Topics include biological processes and theories of aging, bodily changes normally associated with aging, long-term and healthcare systems, and related medical terminology. Review also covers substance abuse; environmental factors affecting aging; and ways of promoting health, preventing disease, and assessing health risks.
83825 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Matzo, Marianne Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 306 Programs, Services, and Policies (3)
Recommended: GERO 100 and GERO 302. An overview of the impact of policy related to older adults on U.S. society. The aim is to examine the role of legislative mandates on older adults at both societal and individual levels. Topics include Social Security, Medicare, and the Older Americans Act. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 304 or GERO 306.
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80352 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Accius, Jean C Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 311 Gender and Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An analysis and discussion of issues related to gender and the aging process. The goal is to evaluate and challenge negative, socially constructed assumptions associated with gender and aging, as well as examine gender-relevant issues in health and well-being after midlife. Discussion covers life transitions, socioeconomic status, culture, family and social relationships, ageism, and sexuality and health as each relates to gender. The impact of public policy and services on gender and aging is also addressed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 311 or GERO 497E.
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81908 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Suther, Sandra G Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 311 Gender and Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An analysis and discussion of issues related to gender and the aging process. The goal is to evaluate and challenge negative, socially constructed assumptions associated with gender and aging, as well as examine gender-relevant issues in health and well-being after midlife. Discussion covers life transitions, socioeconomic status, culture, family and social relationships, ageism, and sexuality and health as each relates to gender. The impact of public policy and services on gender and aging is also addressed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 311 or GERO 497E.
83826 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Suthers, Kristen M Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 320 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An advanced multidisciplinary examination of the psychosocial forces that affect the aging process. Aspects of aging are analyzed from a number of theoretical perspectives found in psychology, sociology, and social gerontology. The goal is to articulate the impact of biological, sociocultural, and life cycle forces on psychological and social well-being in post-midlife. Topics include normative and atypical psychological and social functioning in post-midlife; the social construction of aging; and the impact of aging, ageism, and longevity on social structures such as the family, work, retirement, and healthcare. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 220, GERO 320, or PSYC 357.
83829 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Blackman, Laurie Y. Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 338 Health Promotion in Older Adults (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. A project-based exploration of health promotion for an aging population. The objective is to articulate different models of health promotion for older adults and design a health promotion campaign.
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80986 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Suther, Sandra G Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 342 Long-Term Care Administration (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An overview of the administrative and operational issues of long-term care facilities. The aim is to identify common forms of long-term care and articulate the responsibilities of a long-term care administrator. Relationships with personnel and administrative structure are examined. Topics include policy, procedures, insurance, and financing. Discussion also covers the ethical and legal concerns of long-term care.
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80400 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Watkins-Bailey, Shalah Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 342 Long-Term Care Administration (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An overview of the administrative and operational issues of long-term care facilities. The aim is to identify common forms of long-term care and articulate the responsibilities of a long-term care administrator. Relationships with personnel and administrative structure are examined. Topics include policy, procedures, insurance, and financing. Discussion also covers the ethical and legal concerns of long-term care.
85614 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rieser, Deanna M Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 390 The Business of Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100 and ECON 201 (or ECON 203). A comprehensive study of the sources of economic security for older adults, the problems encountered in retirement, and the impact of an aging population on the nation's economy. The goal is to outline the key sources of economic security received by older adults (including Social Security, pensions, personal savings, Medicare, and Medicaid); examine how economic security varies by race, ethnicity, gender, and social status as people age; evaluate how longevity and the "graying" of society impact the nation's economy; and explore potential solutions to the problems posed by entitlement programs. Topics include retirement planning; financing longevity; health, disability, and long-term-care costs; economic disparities by social group; and the international economics of aging.
83832 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Jansheski, Beverly L Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 427 Culture and Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An interdisciplinary examination of how different cultures interpret and deal with aging and the life cycle. Focus is on the increasingly heterogeneous aging population in the United States. The goal is to raise critical awareness of how aging is experienced across cultures. Topics include cross-cultural theory and research on aging; global demographics of aging; cross-cultural perspectives of norms and values regarding work, family, and community roles for older adults; the social and economic status of older adults; intergenerational relationships; ethical caregiving; end-of-life issues; social services; and social policy. Health disparities among older adults of certain ethnicities within the United States are also addressed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 327, GERO 410, or GERO 427.
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85612 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Brazda, Michael Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 427 Culture and Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An interdisciplinary examination of how different cultures interpret and deal with aging and the life cycle. Focus is on the increasingly heterogeneous aging population in the United States. The goal is to raise critical awareness of how aging is experienced across cultures. Topics include cross-cultural theory and research on aging; global demographics of aging; cross-cultural perspectives of norms and values regarding work, family, and community roles for older adults; the social and economic status of older adults; intergenerational relationships; ethical caregiving; end-of-life issues; social services; and social policy. Health disparities among older adults of certain ethnicities within the United States are also addressed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 327, GERO 410, or GERO 427.
85613 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Torrez, Diana J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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80526 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Zdepski, Paul W Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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80527 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rosenbrook, Ida D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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81028 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Frye, Sherri A Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
84422 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Zdepski, Paul W Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
84423 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Gainey, Clarissa B Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
84424 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Hutchings, Erika A Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
86679 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rozario, Prince Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 230 Typography and Layout (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 100 and ARTT 120. An introduction to typography and layout as compositional tools to construct graphic communications. The goal is to analyze and determine appropriate typefaces and apply typographical skills to layout design. Emphasis is on the individual aspects of the letterform and the interrelationship of letters on the page. Discussion covers the process of design, from research to comprehensive mock-up, to produce portfolio-quality designs.
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80674 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Cary Honea, Megan D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 230 Typography and Layout (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 100 and ARTT 120. An introduction to typography and layout as compositional tools to construct graphic communications. The goal is to analyze and determine appropriate typefaces and apply typographical skills to layout design. Emphasis is on the individual aspects of the letterform and the interrelationship of letters on the page. Discussion covers the process of design, from research to comprehensive mock-up, to produce portfolio-quality designs.
86680 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Gainey, Clarissa B Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 230 Typography and Layout (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 100 and ARTT 120. An introduction to typography and layout as compositional tools to construct graphic communications. The goal is to analyze and determine appropriate typefaces and apply typographical skills to layout design. Emphasis is on the individual aspects of the letterform and the interrelationship of letters on the page. Discussion covers the process of design, from research to comprehensive mock-up, to produce portfolio-quality designs.
86681 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Augustine, Carley M Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 350 Intermediate Graphic Communication: Portfolio Development (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 230. The development of a professional graphic communications portfolio. The goal is to assemble a select body of work for web presentation that demonstrates knowledge of color, typography, composition, and design. Projects are designed to synthesize and refine basic design skills. Emphasis is on gathering the elements of a cohesive portfolio and presenting a personal body of work. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 250 or GRCO 350.
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80624 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ratnapala, Narendra D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 350 Intermediate Graphic Communication: Portfolio Development (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 230. The development of a professional graphic communications portfolio. The goal is to assemble a select body of work for web presentation that demonstrates knowledge of color, typography, composition, and design. Projects are designed to synthesize and refine basic design skills. Emphasis is on gathering the elements of a cohesive portfolio and presenting a personal body of work. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 250 or GRCO 350.
84426 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Ratnapala, Narendra D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 354 Digital Media (3)
(Formerly ARTT 354.) Prerequisite: GRCO 230. An introduction to digital media and design. The objective is to use current technologies in raster and vector image creation, two-dimensional animation, and the integration of text with graphics in cohesive layouts and to develop and oversee static and animated digital media projects through all stages of production. Focus is on advanced illustrative techniques for animated digital media, web graphics, and social media on a commercial level. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 354 or GRCO 354.
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81155 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Sidletsky, James J. Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 354 Digital Media (3)
(Formerly ARTT 354.) Prerequisite: GRCO 230. An introduction to digital media and design. The objective is to use current technologies in raster and vector image creation, two-dimensional animation, and the integration of text with graphics in cohesive layouts and to develop and oversee static and animated digital media projects through all stages of production. Focus is on advanced illustrative techniques for animated digital media, web graphics, and social media on a commercial level. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 354 or GRCO 354.
84427 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Lesh, Sandra J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 354 Digital Media (3)
(Formerly ARTT 354.) Prerequisite: GRCO 230. An introduction to digital media and design. The objective is to use current technologies in raster and vector image creation, two-dimensional animation, and the integration of text with graphics in cohesive layouts and to develop and oversee static and animated digital media projects through all stages of production. Focus is on advanced illustrative techniques for animated digital media, web graphics, and social media on a commercial level. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 354 or GRCO 354.
86970 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Sidletsky, James J. Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 355 Digital Media II (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 354. Further examination of design for interactive media that incorporate raster- and vector-based visuals, video files, and brand generation. The goal is to use current technologies to develop functional static and responsive multimedia layouts for a range of platforms, including desktop, hand-held, and mobile devices. Discussion covers strategies for developing work for a variety of output applications. Focus is on production of portfolio-caliber projects that simulate real-world work experience.
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81326 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lesh, Sandra J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 355 Digital Media II (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 354. Further examination of design for interactive media that incorporate raster- and vector-based visuals, video files, and brand generation. The goal is to use current technologies to develop functional static and responsive multimedia layouts for a range of platforms, including desktop, hand-held, and mobile devices. Discussion covers strategies for developing work for a variety of output applications. Focus is on production of portfolio-caliber projects that simulate real-world work experience.
84428 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Rosenbrook, Ida D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 355 Digital Media II (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 354. Further examination of design for interactive media that incorporate raster- and vector-based visuals, video files, and brand generation. The goal is to use current technologies to develop functional static and responsive multimedia layouts for a range of platforms, including desktop, hand-held, and mobile devices. Discussion covers strategies for developing work for a variety of output applications. Focus is on production of portfolio-caliber projects that simulate real-world work experience.
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86913 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Labrozzi, David J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 450 Advanced Graphic Communication: Professional Branding (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 350 and GRCO 355. A review of professional branding and development of a portfolio and personal branding package. The objective is to synthesize, refine, and expand an existing portfolio to reflect personal branding. Focus is on refining a portfolio through peer review, critique, and assessment. Projects include creating a personal mission statement, identity package, and video component.
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81031 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Labrozzi, David J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 450 Advanced Graphic Communication: Professional Branding (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 350 and GRCO 355. A review of professional branding and development of a portfolio and personal branding package. The objective is to synthesize, refine, and expand an existing portfolio to reflect personal branding. Focus is on refining a portfolio through peer review, critique, and assessment. Projects include creating a personal mission statement, identity package, and video component.
84429 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Cary Honea, Megan D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 479 Motion Graphics (3)
(Formerly ARTT 479.) Prerequisite: GRCO 354 or ARTT 354. A study of media production. Discussion covers the aesthetic and practical aspects of creating moving images in a short movie or documentary. The goal is to understand the principles of preproduction, production, and postproduction. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 479 or GRCO 479.
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81033 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Li, Zhi-fang Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 479 Motion Graphics (3)
(Formerly ARTT 479.) Prerequisite: GRCO 354 or ARTT 354. A study of media production. Discussion covers the aesthetic and practical aspects of creating moving images in a short movie or documentary. The goal is to understand the principles of preproduction, production, and postproduction. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 479 or GRCO 479.
84430 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Yavelow, Christopher F Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 495 Graphic Communication Portfolio (3)
(Formerly ARTT 495. Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisite: GRCO 450, GRCO 458, or GRCO 479. A portfolio-driven study of business and professional practices in the field of graphic communication. The goal is to be prepared for a career in graphic communication. Activities include review of existing work, creation of portfolio projects, and production of a professional portfolio (including a resume). Focus is on applying skills (in areas such as motion graphics, typography, digital media, illustration, and commercial design) acquired through previous study. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 495 or GRCO 495.
84431 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Frye, Sherri A Syllabus Course Materials
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