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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.


OCTH 211 U820T
Orientation to Occupational Therapy

Synonym #
92312

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Shana Cerny

Description
This course is an introduction to the practice of occupational therapy. It is designed to provide a general overview of the profession and to assist students in determining if they would like to pursue a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Obrien (2012). Introduction to Occupational Therapy. 4th Edition. Elsevier Publishing. ISBN: 9780323084659.

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PE 180 U820T
Foundations of HPER

Synonym #
92313

Credits
2

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Aimee Shea

Description
A survey of the historical background, sociological implications, and philosophical basis of physical education. This course includes review of the modern principles and related concepts which are applicable to physical activity.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Siedentop, D., Van der Mars, H. (2012). Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness & Sport (8th edition).  New York, NY: McGraw Hill.  ISBN: 978-0-07-809577-1.

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PE 330 U820T
PK-8 Health, Safety, & Physical Education Methods

Synonym #
92314

Credits
2

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Randy Nichols

Description
This course is designed to help students know and use the major concepts and tools of inquiry in health and physical education, such as first aid/CPR and emergency care, basic health concepts, nutrition, safety, dance, human movement, and physical activity. Students apply these concepts in teaching methods to create opportunities for P-8 student development and practice of skills that contribute to good health and foster active, healthy life styles and enhance quality of life for elementary students.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Pangrazi (2009). Promoting Physical Activity & Health in the Classroom. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9780321547620.

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PE 453 U820T
Sport Psychology

Synonym #
92315

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Randy Nichols

Description
This course examines the effects of psychological factors, such as personality, motivation, group dynamics, psychomotor activity, and other psychological aspects of sports on participation and performance, as well as examining the effects of participation on the psychological make-up of the individual.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5e (2010) by Robert Weinberg &Daniel Gould [ISBN-10: 0736083235 or ISBN-13: 978-0736083232. 

Pangrazi, R. P., Beighle, A., & Pangrazi, D. (2009). Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings  ISBN-10: 0321547624 ″ ISBN-13: 9780321547620.

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PE 765 U820T
Evaluation of Research in HPER

Synonym #
93374

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Jae Pom Yom

Description
The course focuses on the review and critique of selected research and its application to practice in health, physical education, recreation and/or athletics. The identification and utilization of the basic principles of the scientific method and other processes used to make decisions and solve problems are investigated.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Ted A. Baumgartner, Larry D. Hensley. Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology, 5th Ed., McGraw Hill, ISBN 978-0-07-802255-5.

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PHGY 220/220L U820T/U821/U822T
Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

Synonym #
92316/92317 Lab
92318/92319 Lab
92320/23021 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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 106 or consent of instructor

Book Info
Anatomy & Physiology, Marieb and Hoehn, Pearson Benjamin Cummings, ISBN: 9780321973320.  The text and related materials for lecture and lab are bundled in a special package by the publisher for USD and the contents of the bundle are required.

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PHGY 230/230L U820T
Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

Synonym #
92328
92329 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Stephen Bambas

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
The text and related materials for lecture and lab are bundled in a special package by the publisher for USD and the bundle is required.  The text bundle from PHGY220 will meet a student's text needs.  Included are the text (Anatomy & Physiology, 5th ed., Marieb & Hoehn), Interactive Physiology 10.0 (CD-ROM), A Brief Atlas of the Human Body, 2nd ed., and Anatomy and Physiology Coloring Workbook, 10th ed., Marieb., PhysioEx 9.0, and Practice Anatomy Lab 3.0 (PAL).

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PHGY 230/230L U821T
Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

Synonym #
92330/92331 Lab
07804/07805 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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
Anatomy & Physiology, Marieb and Hoehn, Pearson Benjamin Cummings, ISBN: 9780321973320. The text and related materials for lecture and lab are bundled in a special package by the publisher for USD and the contents of the bundle are required.

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

Synonym #
92332
92333 Lab

Credits
4

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Rita Daniel

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
Anatomy & Physiology, Marieb and Hoehn, Pearson Benjamin Cummings, ISBN: 9780321973320. The text and related materials for lecture and lab are bundled in a special package by the publisher for USD and the contents of the bundle are required.

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PHIL 220 U820T
Introduction to Ethics

Synonym #
92334

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Justin Moss

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
The Fundamentals of Ethics, by Russ Shafer-Landau, second edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). ISBN: 978-0199773558.

The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems, by Russ Shafer-Landau, second edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). ISBN: 978-0199773527.

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PHIL 220 U821T
Introduction to Ethics

Synonym #
08443

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
What is This Thing Called Ethics? (2011) Christopher Bennett Routledge

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PHTH 708 U820T
Teaching in Physical Therapy

Synonym #
92335

Credits
1

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Kory Zimney

Description
This course is designed to instruct physical therapy students in principles of education and learning theories as applied to the instruction of students, other professionals, patients, family members, and the community.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of all classes in the first four semesters  of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum, PHTH 707, PHTH 752, and PHTH 785.

Book Info
Jensen GM and Mostrom E. Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Butterworth Heinemann; 2013 (ISBN-13: 978-1455706167).

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PHTH 713 U820T
Ethical Decision Making & Leadership

Synonym #
92336

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Erin Vogel

Description
This course is designed to teach physical therapy students basic leadership and business management principles, examine various health care systems and reimbursement entities, as well as assist practitioners in developing as professionals within the affective domain, including improving communication, cultural awareness, professionalism, and ethical decision making.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of all classes in the first four semesters of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum, PHTH 707, PHTH  752 and PHTH 785.

Book Info
No Text Required.

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PHTH 722 U820T
Diagnostic Imaging

Synonym #
92337

Credits
1

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Roy Osborn

Description
An introductory physical therapy course with content including the basic principles of diagnostic imaging as well as the evidence for application of diagnostic imaging in patient care. This is a required course for students in the first year of the Physical Therapy clinical doctorate program.

Prerequisites
Registered in Professional Physical Therapy Curriculum

Book Info
McKinnis LN.  Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, Co., 2010.  ISBN 978-0-8036-1946-3.

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PHTH 735 U820T
Motor Control

Synonym #
92338

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Chris Schieffer

Description
This course examines perceptual, motor, and sensory contributions to feed forward and feedback postural control, balance, and movement strategies and promotes critical thinking as students use their understanding to develop educated interventions for movement pathologies with neurologic origins.  Specific neurologic pathologies are introduced as patient examples of movement dysfunction from which students will develop and plan treatment strategies.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of all classes in the first semester of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum, PHTH 718, PHTH 720 and PHTH 782.

Book Info
Schmidt RA., Lee TD. Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis. 5th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011. ISBN-13: 978-0-7360-7961-7; ISBN-10: 0-7360-7961-0.

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PHTH 784 U820T
Evidence Based Practice in Physical Thearpy

Synonym #
92339

Credits
1

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Justin Beebe

Description
This course is an introductory course in evidence-based practice.  Students will become proficient in database search techniques to enable them to select the best evidence to guide all aspects of clinical practice.  This course is intended to enable students to utilize the best available research and integrate it with clinician expertise and client characteristics in order to improve the quality of clinical decision making.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of all classes in the first semester of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, PTH 718, PHTH 720 and PHTH 782.

Book Info
Law M, MacDermid J, eds. Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice. 2nd ed. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated; 2008. (ISBN 9781556427688).

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POLS 100 U820T
American Government

Synonym #
92340

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Aaron Matson

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Cal Jillson, American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change (7th edition), Routledge, New York, 2013. ISBN: 978-0415537353.

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POLS 201 U820T
Introduction to Criminal Justice

Synonym #
92051

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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 CJUS 201

Prerequisites
CJUS 201

Book Info
Siegel, L. J. and Worrall, J.(2011). Introduction to Criminal Justice (13th ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth ISBN: 10: 0495913383 | ISBN-13: 978-0495913382.

One non-fiction criminal justice book of student's choice.

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POLS 210 U820T
State & Local Governments

Synonym #
92341

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Josh Houy

Description
An analysis of the legal status, powers and functions, intergovernmental relations and political problems of state and local governments.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Governing States and Localities. 3rd edition (Paperback) by Kevin B. Smith, Alan Greenblatt, Michele Mariani. ISBN:1604267283 .

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POLS 422 U820T
Fundraising for Public & Non Profit Organizations

Synonym #
92342

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Amy Pokela

Description
This course will cover grant writing and fundraising in nonprofit organizations. Students will learn about the entire grant writing process, including researching the funding opportunities available through foundations, corporations and units of government, writing each component of a grant proposal, and writing progress reports for funded projects. Additionally, students will learn about the primary methods of raising revenue to support the work of a nonprofit organization, the considerations which should guide nonprofit staff in determining which methods are most appropriate, and the development of an integrated fundraising plan.

Crosslisted with POLS 522

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Weinstein (2010). The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management. 3rd Edition. Wiley Pod Publishing. ISBN: 9780470375068.

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POLS 429 U820T
Courts & Judical Politics

Synonym #
92053

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Rich Braunstein

Description
Explores the processes and politics of the state and federal judicial systems, judicial selection, agenda setting, decision-making, and the influence of outside parties on legal policy.

Crosslisted with CJUS 429, CJUS 529, POLS 529

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Walter F. Murphy, C. Herman Pritchett, Lee Epstein, and Jack Knight, Courts, Judges, and Politics: An Introduction to the Judicial Process, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2006. 

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POLS 433 U820T
Criminal Procedure

Synonym #
92064

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Mike Martinez

Description
Constitutional analysis of criminal procedure that focuses primarily on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments: the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure, the privilege against self-incrimination, and the right to counsel. The course examines the need to protect the public and enhance law enforcement efficiency and the need to protect individual defendants from abuse at the hands of the state.

Crosslisted with CJUS 433, CJUS 533

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Samaha, Joel. Criminal Procedure. 8th ed. Wadsworth Publishing Co., 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0495913351 or ISBN-10: 0495913359.

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POLS 522 U820T
Fundraising for Public & Non Profit Organizations

Synonym #
92343

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Amy Pokela

Description
Government agencies and nonprofit organizations are dependent on fundraising from the private sector. This course supports students in development of skills to define projects, identify funding sources, write with conviction, and successfully acquire funding.

Crosslisted with POLS 422

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Weinstein (2010). The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management. 3rd Edition. Wiley Pod Publishing. ISBN: 9780470375068.

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POLS 529 U820T
Courts & Judical Politics

Synonym #
92055

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Rich Braunstein

Description
An examination of the administration of federal and state courts, with special emphasis on administrative problems unique to the courts.

Crosslisted with CJUS 429, CJUS 529, POLS 429

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Walter F. Murphy, C. Herman Pritchett, Lee Epstein, and Jack Knight, Courts, Judges, and Politics: An Introduction to the Judicial Process, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2006.

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POLS 715 U820T
Nonprofit Administration

Synonym #
93088

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Rich Braunstein

Description
A study of the theories and practices of the administration of nonprofit organizations. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours, with change of topic.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
The Volunteer Management Handbook: Leadership Strategies for Success (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series).  ISBN-10:

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POLS 724 U820T
Organization & Management

Synonym #
92214
92216

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Jackie Faulhaber

Description
A study of the principles governing the organization and management of public agencies with emphasis on the role of the executive.

Crosslisted with EMPA 724

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Whetten, D. A. & Cameron, K. S. (2011) Developing Management Skills. (8th ed.). Pearson Prentice Hall, ISBN: 9780136125297.

Collins, Jim (2005) Good to Great and the Social Sectors, Jim Collins, ISBN: 0977326403.

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POLS 733 U820T
Administrative Law & Government

Synonym #
92218

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Chad Newswander

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.

Crosslisted with EMPA 733

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
David H. Rosenbloom (2003). Administrative Law for Public Managers. Boulder: Westview. ISBN: 0813398053.

Antonin Scalia (1998). Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN: 0691004005.

Stephen Breyer (2006). Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution. New York: Vintage. ISBN: 0307274942.

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POLS 733 U821T
Administrative Law & Government

Synonym #
92220

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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.

Crosslisted with EMPA 733

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Administrative Law: Bureaucracy in a Democracy, Daniel E. Hall, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 5th ed. 2012, ISBN-10: 0-13-510949-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-510949-6.

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PSYC 101 U821T
General Psychology

Synonym #
92346

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
James Myers

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Myers, D.G. (2012). Psychology in Modules. 10th Edition, Worth Publishers. ISBN: 9781464102615.

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PSYC 321 U820T
Human Development Lifespan

Synonym #
92348

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Gemma Skillman

Description
In this course, theories of social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development are discussed for each era of human growth including gestation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young, middle, and late adulthood. This course is recommended for all students seeking a theoretical and applicable knowledge of human development.

Prerequisites
PSYC 101

Book Info
Feldman, R.S. (2010). Life Span Development: A Topical Approach.

Gardiner & Kosmitzki (2010). Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development.

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PSYC 321 U821T
Human Development Lifespan

Synonym #
01861

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Euodia Chua

Description
In this course, theories of social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development are discussed for each era of human growth including gestation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young, middle, and late adulthood. This course is recommended for all students seeking a theoretical and applicable knowledge of human development.

Prerequisites
PSYC 101

Book Info

Feldman, R.S. (2010). Life Span Development: A Topical Approach.

Gardiner & Kosmitzki (2010). Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development.

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PSYC 655 U820T
Crisis Intervention

Synonym #
92349

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Gerard Jacobs

Description
This course provides a general overview of crisis intervention theory, research, and practice.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
James, R.K., and Gilliland B.E. (2013). Crisis Intervention Strategies (7th Ed.). Belmont CA: Brooks/Cole. Textbook ISBN-13: 978-1-111-18677-7.

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REL 352 U820T
Churches, Cults & Culture

Synonym #
92350

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Richard Van Lente

Description
Examination of the teachings and practices of the major religious bodies (Protestant, Roman Catholic and Judaic) and new religious movements (cults) in contemporary American culture.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Frank S. Mead, Samuel S. Hill and Craig D. Atwood. Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 12th Edition ( 2005) or the 13th Edition (2010); Abingdon Press, Nashville, TN. ISBN #0-687-05784-1.  

Lynn Bridges. The American Religious Experience: A concise History. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, Oxford, UK. ISBN #0-7425-5059-1.

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SOC 100 U821T
Introduction to Sociology

Synonym #
92353

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Schaeffer, Richard T. Sociology in Modules, 2nd Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2013,Print:  ISBN:0078026814 / 9780078026812.

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SOC 100 U822T
Introduction to Sociology

Synonym #
92354

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Silvana Rosenfeld

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
TBA.

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SOC 150 U820T
Social Problems

Synonym #
92355

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Eitzen, Zinn, Smith (2014). Social Problems. 13th edition. Prentice Hall. Print:  ISBN-10: 0205949185   ISBN-13: 9780205949182.

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SOC 423 U820T
Social Stratification

Synonym #
92356

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

Description
A study of the bases, varieties, changes, and consequences of systems of stratification. Major attention is directed to social class patterns in American society.

Prerequisites
SOC 100 or SOC 150

Book Info
Kerbo, Harold R. 2011 Social Stratification and Inequality, 8th edition. McGraw‐HillPrint: ISBN ‐10 007811165X /ISBN ‐13 9780078111655.

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SOC 450 U820T
Race & Ethnic Minorities

Synonym #
92357

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Stephanie Spars

Description
An examination of ethnic and cultural minorities in American society. Particular attention is directed to the etiology and consequences of prejudice and discrimination.

Prerequisites
SOC 100

Book Info
Marger (2011). Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives, 9th Edition. Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 1-111-18638-3. ISBN-13: 978-1-111-18638-8.

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SPCM 101 U820T/U821T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
92358
92359

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Nicole Ackman

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sorensen (2013). Selected Chapters in Communication, USD SPCM 101. Fall 2013 Edition. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9781269431484.

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SPCM 101 U822T/U823T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
92360
92361

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Mark Delaurier

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sorensen (2013). Selected Chapters in Communication, USD SPCM 101. Fall 2013 Edition. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9781269431484.

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SPCM 101 U824T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
92362

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Katie Westra

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sorensen (2013). Selected Chapters in Communication, USD SPCM 101. Fall 2013 Edition. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9781269431484.

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SPCM 101 U825T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
92363

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Heather Siebert

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sorensen (2013). Selected Chapters in Communication, USD SPCM 101. Fall 2013 Edition. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9781269431484.

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SPCM 101 U826T
Fundamentals of Speech

Synonym #
92364

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Sorensen (2013). Selected Chapters in Communication, USD SPCM 101. Fall 2013 Edition. Pearson Publishing. ISBN: 9781269431484.

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SPCM 754 U820T/U821T
Managerial Communication

Synonym #
92365
92366

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Mike Powers

Description
This course examines the implications of communication as it relates to management contexts, processes, and activities. The specific aim is to develop communication expertise in the functions necessary for effective organizational administration, management, and leadership.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info

Collins, S. D. (2009). Interpersonal Communication: Listening and responding. Managerial communication series, No. 5 [2nd ed.] (J. S. O'Rourke, IV, Ed.). Mason, OH: Thomsen.

Collins, S. D. (2009). Managing conflict and workplace relationships. Managerial communication series, No. 3 [2nd ed.] (J. S. O'Rourke, IV, Ed.). Mason, OH: Thomsen.

Lencioni, P. (2004). Death by meeting. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Stettner, M.  (2013). Skills for new managers.  (2nd ed). New York:  McGraw-Hill.

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SPED 772 U820T
Atypical Development

Synonym #
92367

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Joanne Van Osdel

Description
Study of relevant research and practice dealing with the impact of delays, disabilities or chronic health impairments on the young child's growth and development.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
Batshaw, M.L. (2013). Children with Disabilities. 7th Edition. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing. ISBN 978-1-59857-194-3.

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STAT 281 U820T/U821T/U822T
Introduction to Statistics

Synonym #
92368
92369
92370

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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
Course will be using MyStatLab ISBN 0321694643 (Includes an e-book)

OPTIONAL text: Elementary Statistics .Larson/Farber, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall Publisher ISBN 0321693620 (Or 9780321693624) (Text alone) OrISBN 0321891872 (Or 9780321891877) (Text and MyStatLab package for students who want both).

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TET 805 U820T
Leading Organizational Change

Synonym #
92427

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

Instructor
Mark Baas

Description
This course explores the leadership role in integrating technological change into organizations. Diffusion of Innovation theory, the concept of Personal Mastery, organizational stewardship and other current approaches will be reviewed.

Prerequisites
TET 780

Book Info
Senge, P.M., Kleiner, A., Roberts, C., Ross, R.B. and Smith, B.J. (1994). The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization. NY: Doubleday/Currency (ISBN: 0-385-47256-0).

Rogers, E.M. (2003). Diffusion of Innovations: 5th Edition. NY: The Free Press (ISBN: 0-7432-2209-1) .

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THEA 100 U820T
Introduction to Theatre

Synonym #
92428

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

Book Info
The Theatre Experience by Edwin Wilson, 12th edition, ISBN # 978-0-07-338219-7

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THEA 201 U820T
Film Appreciation

Synonym #
92429

Credits
3

Dates
1/13-5/9
100% refund date:
1/22/14

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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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