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Online courses are designed for distance learning and use the Internet for delivery.  Courses are listed on this page alphabetically by course prefix.  Please Note: Once the semester has begun, please reference the syllabus posted directly in your D2L course for the most up to date version/revisions. The section numbers for online courses are U820T, U821T, U822T, U823T, U824T, U825T, U826T, U827T, U829T.

A&S 392 U820T
Tps: Contemporary Futurist Thought From H.G. Wells to Ray Kurzwell

Synonym #
09565

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Jay Gary

Description
Surveys what experts from various disciplines think may happen in the future, the methods they use to look forward, and how to improve one's thinking and ability to frame, anticipate and shape the future.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Cornish, E. (2004). Futuring: The exploration of the future. Bethesda, MD: World Future Society. ISBN 978-0930242619

Kaku, M. (2011). Physics of the future: How science will shape human destiny and our daily lives by the year 2100. New York: Doubleday. ISBN: 978-0307473332

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ACCT 211 U820T
Principles of Accounting II

Synonym #
09566

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Cornelsen

Description
A continuation of ACCT 210 with emphasis on partnership and corporate structures, management decision-making, cost control, and other selected topics.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210

Book Info
Financial+Mgrl.Acct.W/Access-U SD Required By Horngren Edition 2013. Publisher: Pearson C ISBN: 9781269619998

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ACCT 520 U820T
Foundations of Accounting

Synonym #
09567

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Cornelsen

Description
Foundations of Accounting is an introduction to accounting as the means of recording, summarizing, and communicating events of the business enterprise. Basic accounting fundamentals and concepts that underlie the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statements will be explored. The use of accounting information by business management in planning and controlling operations will also be emphasized. Exposure will be given to such topics as budgeting, performance evaluation, and relevant decision-making, cost behavior, and cost accumulation techniques.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ACCT 720 U820T
Cost Accounting

Synonym #
09568

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Stephen Butler

Description
Cost Accounting is designed to increase the student’s understanding of theoretical and technical aspects of various advanced cost-managerial concepts. Emphasis is placed on the theory and methodology of cost determination, the use of cost for planning and controlling operations, and the analysis of costs for special decisions.

Prerequisites
ACCT 320 or its equivalent

Book Info
Kinney, M.R., & Raiborn, C.A. (2013). Cost accounting: Foundations and evolutions (9th ed.)  Mason, OH: South-Western, Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1-111-97172-4.

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ACCT 781 U820T
Managerial Accounting

Synonym #
09570

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Leon Korte

Description
Managerial Accounting is a study of current and developing processes by which financial and operational information is prepared for management use, with an emphasis on information needs for planning, controlling, decision-making, and performance evaluation.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210, ACCT 211 or ACCT 520 or its equivalent. Not open to M.P.A. students.

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 116 U820T
Study of Alcohol Use & Abuse

Synonym #
09572

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
John Stoddard

Description
This course provides an introduction to the use, abuse and addictive nature of ethyl alcohol. Students will explore the history of alcohol use, basic knowledge of the medical effects of alcohol use and abuse, the basic premise behind the biopsychosocial model, the continuum of care and personal risk for alcohol problems.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 117 U820T
Study of Drug Use & Abuse

Synonym #
09578

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
Fundamentals of mood-altering chemicals other than ethyl alcohol and the symptomatology and treatment of the abuse of them. Provides facts and insights concerning the abuse of a wide variety of "legal" and "illegal" mood-altering chemical substances and approaches to treatment and prevention of drug abuse.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 220 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Helping Skills

Synonym #
09581

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
John Stoddard

Description
An introduction to multicultural counseling theories and skills. The student will develop basic communication and individual helping skills appropriate in dealing with abusers of alcohol and other drugs.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and ADS 117

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 222 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Group Interaction

Synonym #
09586

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mary Rogers

Description
Introduces basic theories and dynamics of counseling groups. Develops the facilitative skills appropriate to working with those groups in the management of alcohol and drug abuse.

Prerequisites
ADS 220

Book Info
Groups Process and Practice, 8th , Schneider- Corey, Marianne & Corey, Gerald & Corey, Cindy, (2010, 2006) Thomson Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning

Student Manual for Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, 9th Ed, Corey, Gerald (2012) Thomson Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning

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ADS 415 U820T
Native Americans & Substance Abuse

Synonym #
09587

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
This course is designed to acquaint the substance abuse student/professional with the cultural and spiritual basics of effective substance abuse prevention and treatment with Native American populations and individuals. This will aid the student in applying culturally and spiritually appropriate prevention and treatment with Native American clients.

Crosslisted with ADS 515

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 420 U820T
CADE

Synonym #
09591

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
The fundamentals of the use, abuse and addictive nature of ethyl alcohol and other mood altering chemicals and the symptomatology of alcoholism and other drug addiction. Provides facts and insights concerning the nature, scope and complexity of mood altering chemical substances and current approaches to treatment and prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse.

Crosslisted with ADS 520

Prerequisites
ADS 116 or ADS 117 or Instructor Consent

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 422 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum

Synonym #
09593

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Frank Zavadil

Description
The concept that alcohol and drug abuse treatment is a continuum from intervention through continuing care is emphasized. Acquaints the student with theories, models, stages and functions of alcohol and drug abuse treatment.

Crosslisted with ADS 522

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and ADS 117 or ADS 420; and ADS 220 and ADS 222

Book Info
Taleff, M.J., (2006).  Critical thinking for addiction professionals. Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY  10036.  ISBN# 0-8261-1824-0.   

Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5 Desk Reference (2013). American Psychiatric Association, Arlington, VA ISBN# 978-0-89042-556-5. *You do not have to buy this book, but must have one available for review    

Sevening, D., (2007).  ADAS 422/522 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum. University of South Dakota.  Packet required for the course. *This packet can only be bought at the USD Barnes and Noble   

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2006). Addiction counseling competencies: The knowledge, skills, and attitudes of professional practice. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21. (DHHS    Publication No. (SMA) 06-4171). Rockville, MD. *This publication can be  downloaded free of charge from the SAMHSA website http://kap.samhsa.gov/products/manuals/pdfs/tap21_08r.pdf  

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ADS 515 U820T
Native Americans & Substance Abuse

Synonym #
09589

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
This course is designed to acquaint the substance abuse student/professional with the cultural and spiritual basics of effective substance abuse prevention and treatment with Native American populations and individuals. This will aid the student in applying culturally and spiritually appropriate prevention and treatment with Native American clients.

Crosslisted with ADS 415

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 520 U820T
CADE

Synonym #
09592

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
The fundamentals of the use, abuse and addictive nature of ethyl alcohol and other mood altering chemicals and the symptomology of alcoholism and other drug addiction. Provides facts and insights concerning the nature, scope and complexity of mood altering chemical substances and current approaches to treatment and prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse. Can be used toward Alcohol/Drug Treatment or Prevention State Certification.

Crosslisted with ADS 420

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 522 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum

Synonym #
09594

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Frank Zavadil

Description
The concept that alcohol and drug abuse treatment is a continuum from intervention through continuing care is emphasized. Acquaints the student with theories, models, stages and functions of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Can be used for Alcohol/ Drug State Certification.

Crosslisted with ADS 422

Prerequisites
ADS 552

Book Info
Taleff, M.J., (2006). Critical thinking for addiction professionals. Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. ISBN# 0-8261-1824-0.

Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5 Desk Reference (2013). American Psychiatric Association, Arlington, VA ISBN# 978-0-89042-556-5. *You do not have to buy this book, but must have one available for review 

Sevening, D., (2007).  ADAS 422/522 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum. University of South Dakota.  Packet required for the course. *This packet can only be bought at the USD Barnes and Noble   

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2006). Addiction counseling competencies: The knowledge, skills, and attitudes of professional practice. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21. (DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 06-4171). Rockville, MD. *This publication can be  downloaded free of charge from the SAMHSA website http://kap.samhsa.gov/products/manuals/pdfs/tap21_08r.pdf

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ADS 745 U820T
Psychopathology & Addiction

Synonym #
09599

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mary Merrigan

Description
This course will examine the process of identification of the full spectrum of mental health and addiction related disorders. The student will learn how to diagnose and treat each condition properly, utilizing cutting edge evidence based practices.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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ADS 754 U820T
Public Policy & Addiction

Synonym #
09598

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Erin Nielsen

Description
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of policies related to drugs and alcohol in the United States, their historical antecedents, and the socio-political forces that influence their development. It also introduces students to emerging controversies concerning these policies and ethical issues related to policies. Students will utilize tools and skills necessary for conducting policy analysis and program evaluation.

Prerequisites
Admission to ADS graduate program or consent of instructor.

Book Info
TBA.

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AHED 701 U820T
Adult Learning Theory

Synonym #
09601

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mike Avoseh

Description
Techniques of motivation, methodology, and evaluation in teaching adult classes and students.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Merriam, S., Caffarella, R., & Baumgartner, L. (2007). Learning in Adulthood: A comprehensive guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass (ISN 13: 978-0-7879- 7588-3).

Jackson, Sue (2011). Innovations in lifelong learning: critical perspectives. London: Routledge, (ISBN 13: 978-0-415-54879-3)

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AHED 720 U820T
Principles of Post Secondary Education

Synonym #
09602

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Karen Card

Description
This course provides an overview of the postsecondary education system in the U.S. It surveys the history, major features, and effects of this system.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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AHED 735 U820T
Instruction Strategies for Adult Education

Synonym #
09603

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Susan Santo

Description
An intensive study of advanced concepts in the field of study that relate to the research, reflective processes, and applications needed by practitioners via technology.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Hodell, C. (2011). ISD from the Ground up: A No-Nonsense Approach to Instructional Design, 3rd ed. Alexandria, Va.: American Society for Training & Development. Be sure to purchase the 3rd edition as this book has changed considerably. Print edition: ISBN 978-1-56286-743-0. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-60728-914-2.

Dirksen, J. (2012). Design for how people learn. Berkeley, CA: New Riders (http://www.newriders.com). ISBN: 978-0-321-76843-8.

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AHED 760 U820T
Organizational Development

Synonym #
09604

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Susan Santo

Description
This course acquaints students with major theoretical traditions in the field of organizational development and change. Through writing and discussions, students will gain the reflective skills needed to make decisions based on theoretical, ethical, and professional knowledge. This course provides students with the background they will need to be effective change consultants and organizational leaders.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Cummings, T.G., & Worley, C.G. (2008). Organization development and change (9th ed.). Mason, OH: Thomson/Southwestern. ISBN: 978-0-324-42138-5.

Pink, D. H. (2009). Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. NY: Riverhead Books. ISBN: 978-1-59448-884-9.

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ANTH 261 U820T
Human Sexuality

Synonym #
09608

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

Description
The study of human sexuality as it relates to anthropology and sociology. Topics include: primate sexuality, evolution of sexuality, human reproductive physiology, sexual behavior in non-Western cultures, and sociological perspectives on sexuality in contemporary American society.

Crosslisted with SOC 261

Prerequisites
SOC 100 or ANTH 210 or SOCW 200

Book Info
Welch, Kelly J. THINK Human Sexuality, 1/E.  Pearson, 2011 Print: ISBN-10: 0205777716 ISBN-13: 9780205777716   

Donnan, Hastings and Fiona Magowan. The Anthropology of Sex. Bloomsbury Academic, 2010. Print: ISBN-10: 1845201132/ISBN-13: 978-1845201135

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ANTH 490 U820T
Material Culture/Media Culture: Anthropology in a Digital World

Synonym #
09610

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Brian Molyeneaux

Description
TBA.

Crosslisted with SOC 490

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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

Synonym #
09640

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
No Required text book

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ARTH 212 U820T
History of World Art II

Synonym #
09642

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Stokstad, Marilyn 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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ARTH 251 U820T
American Indian Art History

Synonym #
09644

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Carol Geu

Description
Surveys American Indian art ranging from traditional to contemporary.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Phillips. (1998). Native North American Art.  Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0192842188.

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BADM 101 U820T
Survey of Business

Synonym #
09645

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mike Gillispie

Description
This course is an introduction to the basic business disciplines and the organization and management of the American enterprise system. It also introduces students to the necessary college level skills of critical thinking, effective communication and cooperative and effective learning.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
BUSN 7, 7th Edition Marcella Kelly | Chuck Williams ISBN-10: 1285187822 | ISBN-13: 9781285187822 © 2015

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BADM 220 U820T
Business Statistics

Synonym #
09649

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course introduces students to basic statistical methods. Topics, with computer applications, include: descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, sampling, estimation and index numbers with emphasis on applications in business and economics.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
MATH 102 or MATH 115 or MATH 120 or MATH 121 or MATH 123 and MATH 125 or MATH 281.

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BADM 336 U820T
Entrepreneurship I

Synonym #
09650

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Lisa Bryan

Description
This course is an introduction to the concepts, terminology, and process of new venture creation, operations and growth, as well as the introduction of entrepreneurial management practices into existing businesses. This course will assist in the identification of entrepreneurial opportunities and strategies and the role of personal factors (including creativity). Legal, ethical, and social responsibilities are emphasized.

Crosslisted with ENTR 336

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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BADM 369 U820T
Organizational Behavior & Theory

Synonym #
09652

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Chet Barney

Description
Organizational behavior and theory is a basic course in the organizing activities of people in groups. The emphasis is on organizational behavior, including the study of interpersonal behavior, motivation, group dynamics, and the methods of coordination, design, change, and adaptation within an organization.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Robbins, Stephen P. and Judge, Timothy A. Organizational Behavior, 15/E. ISBN-10: 0132834871 ISBN-13: 9780132834872

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BADM 370 U820T
Marketing

Synonym #
09654

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mike Gillispie

Description
This course introduces the student to the basic concepts and practices of modern marketing. Topics include marketing and its linkages to business, consumer behavior, marketing research, strategy and planning, product and pricing decisions, distributions and promotion decisions, marketing management, and evaluation and control aspects for both consumer and industrial goods.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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BADM 425 U820T
Production/Operations Management

Synonym #
09656

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course studies the basic tools of operations management with emphasis on decision-making models in production and planning. Such topics as decision theory, production planning and control, inventory control, materials requirement planning, project management, and quality control are covered.

Crosslisted with BADM 525

Prerequisites
BADM 220 or MATH/STAT 281, and BADM 321

Book Info
TBA.

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BADM 525 U820T
Production/Operations Management

Synonym #
09657

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course studies the basic tools of operations management with emphasis on decision-making models in production and planning. Such topics as decision theory, production planning and control, inventory control, materials requirement planning, project management, and quality control are covered.

Crosslisted with BADM 425

Prerequisites
BADM 520 or BADM 220 or MATH 281 or STAT 281

Book Info
TBA.

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BADM 710 U820T
Managerial Finance

Synonym #
09658

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Angeline Lavin

Description
Managerial Finance covers both the theory and practice of finance from a value maximization perspective with a focus on business and corporate financial decisions. The course emphasizes the importance of integrated, data-driven business processes for effective decision-making in a global business environment. Topics addressed include the cost of capital, cash flow estimation and valuation, capital budgeting and investment analysis, the trade-off between risk and return, capital structure and dividend policy, ethics, corporate governance, and strategic value creation.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210 and ACCT 211 or ACCT 520 and BADM 310 or BADM 505 or equivalent.

Book Info
TBA.

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BADM 770 U820T
Managerial Marketing

Synonym #
09660

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Rand Wergin

Description
Managerial Marketing is designed to help the student gain a clear, realistic and contemporary perspective of marketing. This course includes critical analysis of cases and covers important frameworks and tools that can assist managers in making better marketing decisions.

Prerequisites
BADM 370 or BADM 580 or equivalent.

Book Info
Marketing Strategy: A Decision Focused Approach; 8th ed. by Walker/Mullins.  McGraw Hill Higher Education.  978-0-07-802894-6

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CHEM 106/106L U820T
Chemistry Survey w/Lab

Synonym #
09662
09663 Lab

Credits
3
1 Lab

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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 ed, Slabaugh/Seager, ISBN 1-133-60513-3 

Safety Scale Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry for Today, 8th edition, Slabaugh/Seager ISBN 1-133-60425-0

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

Synonym #
09664
09665 Lab

Credits
3
1 Lab

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mike Slabaugh

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

Prerequisites
CHEM 106

Book Info
Organci and Biochemistry for Today, 8th ed., Slabaugh/Seager ISBN 1-133-60425-0 

Safety Scale Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry for Today, 8th edition, Slabaugh/Seager ISBN 1-133-60425-0

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CJUS 201 U820T
Introduction to Criminal Justice

Synonym #
09667

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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.

Crosslisted with POLS 201

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Siegel, L. J., & Worrall, J. L. (2014). Introduction to criminal justice (14th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. ISBN10: 1-285-06901-3   ISBN13: 978-1-285-06901-2

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CJUS 334 U820T
Criminal Investigation

Synonym #
09666

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mark Skaff

Description
A study of the fundamental principles of a criminal investigation subsequent to the initial activities of the first investigator at the scene. The intent of this course is to acquaint the student with those investigative actions which are most applicable to all types of investigations.

Prerequisites
N/A

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CJUS 351 U820T
Criminology

Synonym #
09675

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
Sociology of criminal behavior and juvenile delinquency, with an emphasis on etiological theory. Extent and forms of crime are considered together with the characteristics of offenders.

Crosslisted with SOC 351

Prerequisites
N/A

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CJUS 367 U820T
Introduction to Research Methods

Synonym #
09669

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Rod Hair

Description
An introduction to the systematic analysis of government problems, behavior, organization, and decision making with attention to research planning, data collection, report writing, and elementary statistical analysis.

Crosslisted with POLS 367

Prerequisites
N/A

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CJUS 431 U820T
Criminal Law

Synonym #
09671

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
J. Martinez

Description
Examines the substantive criminal law, exploring the larger issues concerning the relationship of the individual to the state through analyzing such topics as the nature of criminal liability and the functions and justifications for criminal punishment, legal limitations upon criminalization, and the general principles of criminal liability, such as the Act and State of Mind requirements, specific offenses against persons and property, the law of attempt, the law of complexity, and conspiracy.

Crosslisted with CJUS 531, POLS 431, POLS 531

Prerequisites
N/A

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CJUS 531 U820T
Criminal Law

Synonym #
09673

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
J. Martinez

Description
Examination of the substantive criminal law and a unique opportunity to explore the larger issues concerning the relationship of the individual to the state. Includes analysis of the following topics: the nature of criminal liability and the functions and justifications for criminal punishment, legal limitations upon criminalization, the general principles of criminal liability such as the “act” and “state of mind” requirements, specific offenses against persons and property, and law of attempt, the law of complicity, and conspiracy.

Crosslisted with CJUS 431, POLS 431, POLS 531

Prerequisites
N/A

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CLHU 101 U820T
Medical Terminology

Synonym #
09677

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
Analysis of word formation with special attention to Latin and Greek elements in medical terminology.

Prerequisites
N/A

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COUN 705 U820T
Career Development for Human Resource Professionals

Synonym #
09678

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Ben Kohls

Description
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of career and lifespan development theories and skills, including how personal growth and life stages impact individuals and society. Emphasis is on understanding career and job choices and personal strategies for career decision-making. This course is designed for non-counseling majors.

Prerequisites
N/A

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COUN 738 U820T
Childhood Through Adulthood Psychopathology for Mental Health Professionals

Synonym #
09679

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Seth Olson

Description
This course provides information in the area of pathology/abnormality and an overview of etiology, prevalence, differential diagnosis, treatment, diagnostic systems and other literature relative to the various diagnoses. This course is a requisite course for the LPC-MH licensure in South Dakota and for Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) qualifications in South Dakota.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ECON 201 U820T
Principles of Microeconomics

Synonym #
09702

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mandie Weinandt

Description
Principles of Microeconomics studies basic economic concepts as they relate to consumer, worker, and business decisions. Emphasis is given to satisfaction maximizing behavior by individuals and profit maximization by firms. Market structures are thoroughly analyzed regarding their effect on price, output, and competitiveness.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ECON 451 U820T
Economics for Managers

Synonym #
09704

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mandie Weinandt

Description
Economics for Managers involves the application of microeconomic theory to business decision-making.

Prerequisites
ECON 201 and ECON 202; and MATH 121 or MATH 123

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ECON 580 U820T
Foundations of Economics

Synonym #
09705

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
Foundations of Economics rigorously develops the fundamental concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. The theory of consumer behavior and the theory of the firm dominate the microeconomic section of the course, while the macroeconomic section analyzes equilibrium national income, employment and prices.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ECON 782 U820T
Managerial Economics

Synonym #
09706

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Brock Stoddard

Description
Managerial Economics utilizes microeconomic theory and econometric techniques to analyze business decision making. Major topics include demand analysis and estimation, forecasting, cost analysis and estimation, market structures, pricing strategies, and game theory.

Prerequisites
Calculus or equivalent; and ECON 201 and ECON 202 or ECON 580 or equivalent.

Book Info
Baye, M., & Prince, J. (2014). Managerial Economics and Business Strategy (8th edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin. ISBN: 978-0-07-352322-4. Students will also need to purchase acess to Connect, provided by the publisher.

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EDAD 701 U820T
Introduction to Educational Administration

Synonym #
09726

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Fred Aderhold

Description
An introduction to (1) the organization, administration, and control of public education; and (2) the profession of educational administration, including task, process, and activity analysis. Open to non-majors. Required of all majors.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 712 U820T
School District Administration

Synonym #
09727

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Fred Aderhold

Description
Overview of central-office administration in the local school district. Emphasis is on non-fiscal affairs, governmental relations, and roles of the board of education and the school district superintendent.

Prerequisites
EDAD 701

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EDAD 715 U820T
Administration & Instructional Supervision

Synonym #
09728

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Marcia Morrison

Description
Administrator’s role in general supervision of educational programs.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 716 U820T
Administrator & Curriculum Development

Synonym #
09729

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Marcia Morrison

Description
Examination of the principles and practices essential to developing and administering curricular programs, including knowledge and understanding about measurability, scope and sequence, taxonomy, program designs, and the fit between a planned program and a taught or implemented one.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 720 U820T
Special Education Law/Administration

Synonym #
09730

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Mary Ring

Description
A study of the organizational structure and administrative procedures at the federal, state, and local governmental level used in special education service delivery systems.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Yell, M. (2012). The law and special education (3nd Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. ISBN #ISBN-10: 0131376098 or ISBN-13: 9780131376090

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EDAD 735 U820T
School Law

Synonym #
09731

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Fred Aderhold

Description
Principles of law applicable to practical problems of school organization and administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 740 U820T
School Community Relations

Synonym #
09732

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Larry Bright

Description
Relationships between school and community. Public information techniques and procedures.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Moore, E.H., Gallagher, D.R. and Bagin, D. (2012). The school and community relations (10th ed.). Boston: Pearson. ISBN 978013-707251-4.  

Henderson, A.T., Davies, D., Johnson, V.R., Mapp, K.L., & Johnson, V. (2007). Beyond the bake sale: The essential guide to family/school partnerships. The New Press. ISBN-13: 9781565848887.

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EDER 761 U820T
Graduate Research & Design

Synonym #
09733

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Bruce Proctor

Description
An introduction to the methods and skills important to the conduct and consumption of research.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Gay, L.R., Mills, G.E. & Airasian, P. (2012). Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, 10th Edition. Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN: 10: 0-13-261317-4.  

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EDFN 440 U820T
Classroom Management

Synonym #
09738

Credits
1

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Heidi Sackreiter

Description
This course is designed to explore the principles and practices of effective classroom management. It also examines methods of establishing a safe, orderly, and equitable learning environment that fosters positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.

Crosslisted with SEED 540

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 475 U820T/U821T
Human Relations

Synonym #
09740
09742

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sachin Jain

Description
Focuses on characteristics, contributions, and strengths of a pluralistic society; various cultural perspectives and specific information about cultures; the dehumanizing impact of biases and negative stereotypes; and the human relations approach to teaching.

Crosslisted with EDFN 575

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 575 U820T/U821T
Human Relations

Synonym #
09741
09743

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sachin Jain

Description
A study of cultural, prejudice, bias, sexism, and how to overcome their negative effects in school settings. Developing human-relations skills dealing with difficulties encountered between individuals. An introduction to multicultural issues that focus on ethnic and racial sectors within the American society. This course provides a format of consciousness raising.

Crosslisted with EDFN 475

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 720 U820T
Executive Seminar in Public Administration

Synonym #
09748

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Chad Newswander

Description
A review of major literature and fundamental questions about leadership and executive management of public and nonprofit agencies. The course includes an overview of basic knowledge skills and abilities of the field of executive public administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 722 U820T
Budgetary & Fiscal Management

Synonym #
09753

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sarah Molina

Description
An analysis of governmental financial administration, including budget preparation and execution, and management of debt and public expenditures.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Mikesell, John L. (2014). Fiscal Administration (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-133-59408-2

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EMPA 723 U820T
Public Personnel Management

Synonym #
09759

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Janice Minder

Description
An examination of the process, procedures and problems of personnel administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 733 U820T
Administrative Law & Government

Synonym #
09765

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Steve Wise

Description
An examination of the administrative agencies of government. Attention will be given to the use of the regulatory process and procedures applicable to administrative agencies.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 786 U820T
EMPA Capstone

Synonym #
09749

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Jackie Faulhaber

Description
Application of various research methodologies to problems in administrative practice; use of analytical techniques and statistical methods to identify solutions to problems in organizational settings.

Crosslisted with MSAS 786

Prerequisites
N/A

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ENGL 033 U820T
Basic Writing

Synonym #
09770

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sarah Garelik

Description
Intensive work in grammar and usage, punctuation, and paragraph development.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ENGL 101 U820T
Composition I

Synonym #
09772

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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

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ENGL 201 U820T
Composition II

Synonym #
09775

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and ENGL 210 or UHON 110

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ENGL 210 U820T
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
09781

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sarah Garelik

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

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ENGL 370 U820T
Critical Writing

Synonym #
09792

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Sarah Garelik

Description
This course, which meets the University’s upper-division critical writing requirement for graduation, is an interdisciplinary writing course on a specific topic or theme. Course content includes readings from across the disciplines and emphasizes advanced research-based critical writing skills.

Prerequisites
Must complete one of the following: ANTH 211, CJUS 202, ENGL 201, ENGL 205, ENGL 283, ENGL 284, POLS 202, SOC 211 or UNHON 211 and must have 60 credit hours completed or in progress.

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ENGL 370 U821T
Critical Writing

Synonym #
09793

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course, which meets the University’s upper-division critical writing requirement for graduation, is an interdisciplinary writing course on a specific topic or theme. Course content includes readings from across the disciplines and emphasizes advanced research-based critical writing skills.

Prerequisites
Must complete one of the following: ANTH 211, CJUS 202, ENGL 201, ENGL 205, ENGL 283, ENGL 284, POLS 202, SOC 211 or UNHON 211 and must have 60 credit hours completed or in progress.

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ENTR 336 U820T
Entrepreneurship I

Synonym #
09651

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Lisa Bryan

Description
This course is an introduction to the concepts, terminology, and process of new venture creation, operation and growth, as well as the introduction of entrepreneurial management practices into existing businesses. New ventures include public and non-profit institutions as well as for profit businesses. This course will assist in the identification of entrepreneurial opportunities and strategies and the role of personal factors (including creativity). Legal, ethical, and social responsibilities are emphasized.

Crosslisted with BADM 336

Prerequisites
N/A

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EPSY 727 U820T
Individual Development in Context

Synonym #
12868

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Lisa Newland

Description
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the ecocultural niches of child and adolescent development, focusing on the contexts which influence developmental outcomes. Students will apply ecological theories toward an understanding of child and adolescent development using an interdisciplinary, global lens.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EPSY 741 U820T
Cognitive Approaches to Educational Psychology

Synonym #
09795

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Marcia Reisetter

Description
The principal theories of learning and motivation that underlie and unite these areas are also emphasized. Four major areas in educational psychology and their inter-relationships are studied including the specification of objectives, assessment of performance, identification of learners characteristics, and provision of instruction.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ESCI 101/101L U820T
Dynamic Earth w/Lab

Synonym #
09796
09797 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Essentials of Geology/Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology "bundle." Bundle ISBN:  978-0-393-90114-6.  Textbook is the 4th Edition, by Stephen Marshak, and lab manual is 2nd edition by Ludman and Marshak (http://www.wwnorton.com)  Note: There is a significant saving for purchasing the textbook/lab bundle and the lab manual must be new if bundle is not purchased. 

Mineral and Rock Specimens Set, available only from USD bookstore

Laboratory Studies in Earth History, 10th Edition, by Levin and Smith; ISBN: 13 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 #
09798
09799 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Jeanne Fromm

Description
The study of the origin, history, and dynamic nature of Earth through geologic time. Laboratory includes study of geologic maps, earth structures, and fossils.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
The following textbooks are available through the USD Bookstore (http://usd.bncollege.com). Do not buy a used lab manual and a new textbook is recommended. Students are required to have both books when the term starts. See the syllabus for more information.

Earth Systems History, 4th Edition, by Steven Stanley, with online access to study center, (New price is about $139.95 at publisher's website)

Laboratory Studies in Earth History, 10th Edition, by Levin and Smith (New price is about $120)

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ESCI 309 U820T
The Evolution-Creation Debate

Synonym #
09800

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Tim Heaton

Description
Geological, biological, and philosophical elements of the Evolution/Creation Debate and its impact on religion and society.

Crosslisted with PHIL 309, REL 309

Prerequisites
N/A

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GFA 101 U820T
Introduction to Fine Arts

Synonym #
09807

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sporre, Dennis J. (2013). Reality through the Arts. (8th Ed.). Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, Inc.   ISBN-10: 0205858228 ISBN-13:  9780205858224

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GS 491 U820T
IS: BGS Capstone

Synonym #
09808

Credits
3

Dates
8/25-12/17
100% refund date:
9/4/14

Instructor
Bill Dodge

Description
Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depend upon the requirements of the topic.

Prerequisites
N/A

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  • All online classes are password protected.  Students must provide name, date of birth, and the last four digits of their social security number, to receive an email and password from The University of South Dakota.  Access to online courses is managed through USD systems only and not a student's personal email.
  • Assessment of student learning in online classes often assists in student identity verification.  Many tests are proctored in person by University employees at the University's statewide higher education centers in Pierre, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls, SD and in Vermillion, SD at the Division of Continuing and Distance Education.  Students in other states make application for a professional proctor in their region who is approved by The University of South Dakota in advance of testing.  The Proctor Application can be found by logging into myU. Portal: Distance > Student Support > Proctor / Testing Info.  University staff evaluates carefully the proposed proctors assessing potential conflicts of interest.  Approved proctors verify student identity prior to each test.
  • Finally, a growing number of online courses supplement instruction with web conferencing.  This technology allows the professor to further authenticate identity through voice recognition and visual recognition if webcams are used.