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ARTH 100 U820T
Art Appreciation: Critical Hits, Video Games As Art

Synonym #
20689

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21

Instructor
Carol Geu

Description:
Explores the nature of art in various aesthetic, formal, and psychological dimensions, involving analysis of art objects for understanding, enjoyment, and life enhancement. 

Book Info
No Textbook Required.

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ARTH 211 U820T
History of World Art I

Synonym #
20691

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Carol Geu

Description:
Art and architecture in the historical and contextual development of the role of visual arts including crafts, drawing, painting, sculpture, and architecture, in the historical and cultural development of world civilization from the renaissance through the 20th century. 

Book Info
Stokstad, Marlilyn and Michael W. Cothren. (2014) Art History. 5th ED. New York: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN: 10-0-205-94947-9 ISBN: 13-978-0-205-94947-2. Combined Edition ISBN: 10-0-205-87347-2 ISBN: 13-978-0-205-87347-0.

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CHEM 106/106L U820T
Chemistry Survey w/Lab

Synonym #
20775
20776Lab

Credits
3
1 Lab

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Mike Slabaugh

Description:
A one-semester survey of chemistry. Introduction to the properties of matter, atomic structure, bonding, stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, states of matter, solutions, and acid-base concepts.

Prerequisites
MATH-101 MATH-102 MATH-115 MATH-120 MATH-121 MATH-123 MATH-125 MATH-281 MATH-ACT3 MATH-ACT4 MATH-SAT3 MATH-SAT4 MATH-ALG3 MATH-CALG1 MATH-CALG2 MATH-TRIG1 MATH-TRIG3 MATH-TRIG4 MATH-TRIG2 or MATH-TRIG5 

Book Info
Introductory Chemistry for Today, 8th Edition by Seager and Slabaugh(ISBN 1-133-60513-3)

Safety-Scale Laboratory Experiments, 8th Edition (1-133-60425-0) by Seager and Slabaugh

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CHEM 107/107L U820T
Organic & Biochemistry Survey w/Lab

Synonym #
21112
21113 Lab

Credits
3
1 Lab

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Mike Slabaugh

Description:
A survey of organic and biological chemistry. A continuation of CHEM 106.

Prerequisites
CHEM 106 

Book Info
Organic and BioChemistry for Today, 8th Edition by Seager and Slabaugh (ISBN 1-133-60514-1)

Safety-Scale Laboratory Experiments, 8th Edition (1-133-60425-0) by Seager and Slabaugh.

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CJUS 201 U820T
Introduction to Criminal Justice

Synonym #
21114

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Michelle Skaff

Description:
Overviews the criminal justice institutions involved in the operations of criminal law including the police, the attorney, the bail system, the trial, the guilty plea, sentencing, corrections and an analysis of criminal law in terms of why certain kinds of conduct are criminal in our society. 

Book Info
Siegel & Worral (2014). Introduction to Criminal Justice. 14th ED. Wadsworth Cengage Learning. ISBN: 13-978-1-285-06901-2. ISBN: 10-1-285-06901-3.

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ECON 202 U820T
Principles of Macroeconomics

Synonym #
21134

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21

Instructor
Brock Stoddard

Description:
Principles of Macroeconomics considers the economy as a whole, how its sectors interact, and how monetary and fiscal policy can influence output, inflation, interest rates, unemployment, poverty, debt and other factors.

Book Info
Principles of Economics by Gregory Mankiw, 7th edition, ISBN: 9781285165875.

Students will also need to purchase an access code to Aplia. 

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ENGL 101 U820T/U821T
Composition I

Synonym #
21258

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Rachel Cox

Description:
Practice in the skills, research, and documentation needed for effective academic writing. Analysis of a variety of academic and non-academic texts, rhetorical structures, critical thinking, and audience will be included.

Prerequisites
Appropriate student placement based on entry level assessment or completion of ENGL 032, 033

Book Info
TBA.

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ENGL 201 U820T
Composition II

Synonym #
21262

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Darin Jerke

Description:
Study of and practice in writing persuasive prose, with the aim to improve writing skills in all disciplines.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and 210 or UHON 110

Book Info
TBA.

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ENGL 201 U821T
Composition II

Synonym #
21263

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Ryan Adkins

Description:
Study of and practice in writing persuasive prose, with the aim to improve writing skills in all disciplines.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and 210 or UHON 110

Book Info
TBA.

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ENGL 210 U820T/U821T/U822T
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
21267
21270
21271

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Sarah Garelik

Description:
Readings in fiction, drama, and poetry to acquaint students with literature and aesthetic form.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

Book Info
TBA.

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ENGL 210 U823T
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
21272

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Elizabeth Schumacher

Description:
Readings in fiction, drama, and poetry to acquaint students with literature and aesthetic form.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

Book Info
TBA.

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ESCI 101/101L U820T
Dynamic Earth w/Lab

Synonym #
21283
21284 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Jeanne Fromm

Description:
The study of Earth’s composition, landforms, geological processes, oceans and atmosphere. Laboratory includes study of minerals, rocks, topographic maps, and landforms.

Book Info
Earth System History, 4th Edition, by Steven M. Stanley and John A. Luczaj/Premium Resource for Earth System History (6 month access to online study center) ISBN 10: 1464199701 or 13:978464199707.

Laboratory Studies in Earth History, 10th ED, By Levin and Smith, ISBN: 9780078096129

*Note: Do not buy a used lab manual because it may be missing some of the tear-out worksheets that you will need.

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ESCI 103/103L U820T
Earth & Life Through Time w/Lab

Synonym #
21285
21287 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Jeanne Fromm

Description:
An introductory course designed to complement ESCI 101. Emphasizes the origin, history, and dynamic nature of Earth through geologic time. Laboratory includes study of geologic maps, earth structures, fossils, and related topics.

Book Info
Earth System History, 4th Edition, by Steven M. Stanley and John A. Luczaj ISBN: 978142933491.

Laboratory Studies in Earth History, 10th Edition, by Levin and Smith ISBN: 978-0-07-809612-9.

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GFA 101 U820T
Introduction to Fine Arts

Synonym #
21291

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Carol Geu

Description:
This course explores how and why the arts exist. Drama, dance, literature, music, visual arts, etc., are examined as inventions for sharing experiences.

Book Info
Sporre, Dennis J. (2013) Reality Through the Arts. 8th ED. Prentice Hall, Inc. ISBN: 10-0205858228 ISBN: 13-9780205858224.

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HIST 151 U820T
U.S. History I

Synonym #
21293

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Mark Madsen

Description:
Surveys the background and development of the United States from its colonial origins to the Civil War and reconstruction.

Book Info
Out of Many: A History of the American People, Brief Sixth Edition, Vol. 1, by John Mack Faragher, et. al. (ISBN: 9780205010639)

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HIST 152 U820T
U.S. History II

Synonym #
21295

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Mark Madsen

Description:
Surveys development of the United States since the Civil War and reconstruction.

Book Info
Out of Many: A History of the American People, Brief Sixth Edition, Vol. 2, by John Mack Faragher, et. al. (ISBN: 0205010628)

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MATH 102 U820T
College Algebra

Synonym #
21541

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Shannon Kortan

Description:
Equations and inequalities; polynomial functions and graphs, exponents, radicals, binomial theorem, zeros of polynomials; systems of equations; exponential, logarithmic, and inverse functions, applications and graphs. Other topics selected from sequences, series, and complex numbers.

Prerequisites
MATH 101 or appropriate mathematics placement 

Book Info
Course will be using MyMathLab ISBN 032119991X (Includes an e-book).

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MATH 103 U820T
Quantitative Literacy

Synonym #
21550

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Shannon Kortan

Description:
This course is designed to provide the liberal arts student with practical number theory, logical thinking, and mathematical skills to be quantitatively literate. The student will develop critical thinking skills, interpret data, and reason quantitatively to solve authentic problems and increase their confidence with mathematics while simultaneously building a cultural appreciation for the relevant and meaningful role that mathematics plays in many areas of life. Students will use information and knowledge from multiple areas to apply mathematics to new situations and dynamical processes.

Prerequisites
MATH 095 Pre-College Algebra

Book Info
Course will be using MyMathLab ISBN 032119991X (Includes an e-book).

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MATH 121 U820T
Survey of Calculus

Synonym #
21555

Credits
4

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Shannon Kortan

Description:
A survey of calculus including an intuitive approach to limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with an emphasis on applications of the derivative and the integral as well as topics from multivariable calculus.

Prerequisites
MATH 102 or 115 or appropriate mathematics placement 

Book Info
MyMathLab ISBN 032119991X (Includes an e-book).

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MCOM 151 U820T
Introduction to Mass Communication

Synonym #

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Janet Davison

Description:
A comprehensive look at the mass media in the United States and the world. Includes discussions of newspapers, magazines, radio, television, books, movies, recordings, advertising and public relations. Also studies mass media rights and responsibilities, ethics and censorship.

Book Info
TBA.

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MUS 100 U820T
Music Appreciation: Jazz

Synonym #
21573

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Eric Mosterd

Description:
Non-technical discussion designed to increase the enjoyment and appreciation of music. It fulfills the music requirement in the general education program. Specifically, Jazz Appreciation is designed for the non-music major as a general cultural course to increase knowledge and discrimination of Jazz. It is a comprehensive overview of the origins of Jazz up to modern trends.

Book Info
No Text Required.

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MUS 100 U821T/U825T
Music Appreciation: Rock & Roll

Synonym #
21575
38206

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Dave Moskowitz

Description:
This course is designed for the non-music major as a general cultural course to increase knowledge and discrimination of music. It is a comprehensive survey of popular music in the United States from the early 20th century to the present. In addition to the material presented in the lecture and the textbook, all students will be required to engage in listening on the course's Desire2Learn site.

Book Info
Joe Stuessy, Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development, VitalSource for University of South Dakota, 1/e .

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MUS 100 U821T
Music Appreciation: Introduction to Music Theory

Synonym #
21593

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Paul Lombardi
Description:
A non-technical discussion designed to increase the enjoyment and appreciation of music. Fulfills the music requirement in the general education program.

Book Info:
No Textbook Required.

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PHGY 220/220L U821T
Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

Synonym #
21602
21603 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Jane Gavin

Description:
Lectures, laboratory work, and demonstrations will enable students to understand normal and abnormal function of the human body and provide a foundation for any future healthcare course. Integration of anatomical structure as it relates to physiology will also be incorporated.

Prerequisites
“C” or better in Chem 

Book Info
TBA

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PHGY 230/230L U822T
Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

Synonym #
21904
21905 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Jane Gavin

Description:
This course is a continuation of material covered in PHGY 220. Lectures, laboratory work, and demonstrations will enable students to understand normal and abnormal function of the human body and provide a foundation for any future healthcare course. Integration of anatomical structure as it relates to physiology will also be incorporated.

Prerequisites
PHGY 220 with “C” or better

Book Info
TBA

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PHIL 220 U821T
Introduction to Ethics

Synonym #
21911

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Evan Butts

Description:
Examines the major currents and components of ethical theory from classical times to the present, investigating problems arising from specific theories, as well as critically analyzing the validity of these theories for current ethical concerns.

Book Info
An Introduction to Ethics Kevin Gibson Pearson PublishingISBN-13: 978-0-205-70854-3ISBN-10: 0-205-70854-4.

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POLS 100 U820T/U821T
American Government

Synonym #
21920
38512

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Josh Houy

Description:
A study of the basic principles of the American system of government with emphasis on problems relating to governmental structure and policies.

Book Info
American Government, Thirteenth Full Edition (with policy chapters) Theodore J. Lowi, Benjamin Ginsberg, Kenneth A. Shepsle, Et al.; Hardcover ; ISBN: 978-0-393-92244-8.

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POLS 250 U820T
World Politics

Synonym #
21921

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5-8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
TBA

Description:
A study of international relations including the sources of power and conflict, and the methods by which states compete and cooperate with each other. Additional international factors and contemporary issues will be addressed.

Book Info
TBA.

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PSYC 101 U820T
General Psychology

Synonym #
21933

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Alix Galinsky

Description:
This course is an introduction survey of the field of psychology with consideration of the biological bases of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and memory, human growth and development, social behavior and normal and abnormal behavior.

Book Info
TBA. 

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PSYC 101 U821T
General Psychology

Synonym #
21934

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Nikki Christensen

Description:
This course is an introduction survey of the field of psychology with consideration of the biological bases of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and memory, human growth and development, social behavior and normal and abnormal behavior.

Book Info
TBA.

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PSYC 101 U822T
General Psychology

Synonym #
21935

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
TBA

Description:
This course is an introduction survey of the field of psychology with consideration of the biological bases of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and memory, human growth and development, social behavior and normal and abnormal behavior.

Book Info
TBA.

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SOC 100 U820T
Introduction to Sociology

Synonym #
21949

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

Description:
Comprehensive study of society, with analysis of group life, and other forces shaping human behavior.

Book Info
Introduction to Sociology (all sections) Henslin, James M. 2014 Sociology:A Down-to-Earth Approach, 12/E. Pearson Print: ISBN-10:0205991645 ″ ISBN-13: 9780205991648. MySocLab is not required.

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SOC 100 U822T
Introduction to Sociology

Synonym #
21951

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Joleen Pietrzak

Description:
Comprehensive study of society, with analysis of group life, and other forces shaping human behavior.

Book Info
TBA.

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SOC 150 U820T
Social Problems

Synonym #
21952

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

Description:
A study of present day problems in contemporary societies, such as racism, sexism, ageism, alcoholism, drug addiction, physical and mental health, war and environmental issues - their significance and current policies and action.

Book Info
Social Problems 13/E, 2014. D. Stanley Eitzen, Maxine BacaZinn, Kelly Eitzen Smith. Prentice Hall. Print: ISBN-10: 0205949185 ISBN-13: 9780205949182. MySocLab is not required.

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SPCM 101 U820T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
21955

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Nicole Ackman

Description:
Introduces the study of speech fundamentals and critical thinking through frequent public speaking practice, including setting, purpose, audience, and subject.

Book Info
TBA

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SPCM 101 U821T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
21956

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Mark Delaurier

Description:
Introduces the study of speech fundamentals and critical thinking through frequent public speaking practice, including setting, purpose, audience, and subject.

Book Info
TBA

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SPCM 101 U822T/U824T/U826T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
21957
21959
21961

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Heather Siebert

Description:
Introduces the study of speech fundamentals and critical thinking through frequent public speaking practice, including setting, purpose, audience, and subject.

Book Info
Valenzano, J., & Braden, S. (2013). The speaker's primer – Customized for University of South Dakota. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press. ISBN: 978-1-59871-646-7.

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SPCM 101 U823T/U825T/U827T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
21958
21960
21962

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Katie Westra-Vanderzwaag

Description:
Introduces the study of speech fundamentals and critical thinking through frequent public speaking practice, including setting, purpose, audience, and subject.

Book Info
Valenzano, J., & Braden, S. (2013). The speaker's primer – Customized for University of South Dakota. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press. ISBN: 978-1-59871-646-7.

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STAT 281 U821T
Introduction to Statistics

Synonym #
21971

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Kristen Maxon

Description:
A study of descriptive statistics including graphs, measures of central tendency and variability and an introduction to probability theory, sampling and techniques of statistical inference with an emphasis on statistical applications.

Prerequisites
MATH-102 MATH-104 MATH-115 MATH-120 MATH-121 MATH-123 or MATH-125

Book Info
MyStatLab ISBN 0321694643 (Includes an e-book).

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THEA 100 U820T
Introduction to Theatre

Synonym #
21977

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Sandra Mollman

Description:
Introductory course designed to enhance the student’s enjoyment and understanding of the theatrical experience. Play readings, films, and demonstrations acquaint the students with the history and techniques of the theatrical art.

Book Info
The Theatre Experience by Edwin Wilson, 13th edition, ISBN # 978-0-07-351427-7.

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THEA 201 U820T
Film Appreciation

Synonym #
21980

Credits
3

Dates
1/12-5/8
100% refund date:
1/21/15

Instructor
Sandra Mollman

Description:
This course explores the art of film and its impact on society. The student explores American and International cultures through the study of their films, filmmaking, and critical analysis.

Book Info
Looking at Movies by Richard Barsam and Dave Monahan, 4th Edition, ISBN #978-0-393-91302-6, W.W. Norton & Company.

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