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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.

Arts & Sciences (A&S)

A&S 100 U820T
Introduction to Online Learning

Synonym #
13308

Credits
1 to 3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course is designed to engage students in their college experience, both academically and personally. The course aids students as they acquire and develop the skills necessary to reach their educational objectives. Through readings, discussions, reflective writing, and class activities, all of which illuminate a specific topic, students will practice skills that will enable them to succeed in their college courses. In addition, the class will help students acclimate to the university’s culture.

Prerequisites
N/A

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A&S 301 U820T
Job Searching in the 21st Century

Synonym #
13310

Credits
1

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Prepares students for internship experiences and for post-college employment. The class covers self-assessment, planning, identification and use of career resources, and the job search.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Accounting (ACCT)

ACCT 210 U820T
Principles of Accounting I

Synonym #
26139

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A study of fundamental accounting principles and procedures such as journalizing, posting, preparation of financial statements, and other selected topics. Accounting is emphasized as a service activity designed to provide the information about economic entities that is necessary for making sound decisions.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ACCT 211 U820T
Principles of Accounting II

Synonym #
26140

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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ACCT 731 U820T
Tax Planning & Practice

Synonym #
26140

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Tax Planning & Practice is an in-depth analysis of the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations relating to “C” corporations, partnerships and “S” corporations. Emphasis is also placed on ethics training and tax planning skills.

Prerequisites
ACCT 430 - Income Tax Accounting or its equivalent.

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Addiction Studies (ADS)

ADS 116 U820T
Study of Alcohol Use & Abuse

Synonym #
13311

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Health Services Administration and Policy presents the formation and operation of public health care policies. This course emphasizes the relationship and impact of policy making to health care organizations and their services. Tactical issues of health services operations with a focus on achieving quality health care will be discussed.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 117 U820T
Study of Drug Use & Abuse

Synonym #
13313

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course addresses the financial management of nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, home health care agencies and other long-term care businesses. While narrow in its focus on long-term care, it is comprehensive in assembling the financial tools needed to quantify a strategic plan, develop a budget, implement and monitor budget performance, and merge clinical practice with reimbursement requirements. It is a specialty subset within the complex field of healthcare finance.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 220 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Helping Skills

Synonym #
13315

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Advanced Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations addresses the theories and practices required to develop business plans for hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and other providers. This course explores marketing implementation, including the identification of specific health care products and service lines. Emphasis is placed on the financial performance of business strategies. Case studies are used.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and 117

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ADS 222 U820T
Alcohol & Drug Group Interactions

Synonym #
13316

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Advanced Health Care Systems provides a comprehensive overview of the history and organization of health care delivery. This course focuses on a comparative examination of the evolution of health care systems throughout the world, with an emphasis on health care in the U. S. and includes role analysis of consumers, institutions, labor, and government.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and 117 and 220

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ADS 315 U820T
Ethical & Legal Issues in the Alcohol/Drug Profession

Synonym #
13317

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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
ADS 220

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ADS 320 U820T
Adolescents & Substance Issues

Synonym #
13318

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course is a hands-on course using Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) technologies to combine business data from myriad sources into a unified data repository appropriate for analytic processing to improve business decision making. A wide range of database and transformation software will be utilized to cover topics including structured and semi-structured data, data flow and transformation, and programmatic transformations. The course requires a computer with a Windows-based operating system.

Prerequisites
ADS 222

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ADS 410 U820T
Working with Families on Alcohol and Drug Issues

Synonym #
13319

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course focuses on using statistical techniques to solve business problems across the enterprise and create competitive advantage from information mined from data warehouses. The techniques covered include cluster analysis, pattern matching, vector auto-regression, co-integration, and event study methodology. This course requires a PC-based laptop.

Prerequisites
ADS 222

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ADS 421 U820T
Foundations of Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Synonym #
13326

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Operations Management examines business tranformation processes and provides in-depth exploration of management concepts, theories, and principles related to value creation through the production/provision and distribution of goods and services.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and 117 or 420

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ADS 421 U821T
Foundations of Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Synonym #
13328

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Business and Its Environment is an examination of the environment within which contemporary business operates with emphasis on selected laws and regulations that impact the national and international operation of business enterprises. It explores relationships existing between business firms, individuals, and governments and emphasizes ethics and social responsibility as an important part of a business’s overall strategic operations.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and 117 or 420

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ADS 422L U820T
Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum

Synonym #
13330

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
The concepts that addiction treatment is a continuum from intervention through continuing care is emphasized along with students learning and demonstrating clinical treatment procedures. Students also practice the administration of screening and assessment instruments to identify addiction and other related problems in conjunction with developing an individualized treatment/continued care plan. The course can be used for South Dakota Addiction credentialing.

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

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ADS 424 U820T
Psychopharmacology of Alcohol & Drug

Synonym #
13332

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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
ADS 222

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ADS 510 U820T
Working with Families on Alcohol and Drug Issues

Synonym #
13320

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Strategic Management is the study of business and corporate level strategic decision making including the development of competitive advantages. Other important topics include internal and external analysis, vertical integration, corporate diversification, strategic alliances, and globalization. This course emphasizes the integration of all business disciplines in strategic planning.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 521 U820T
Foundations of Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Synonym #
13327

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Past and current models of alcohol and other drug prevention will be studied to determine what led to their origin, strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness. Can be used for Alcohol/Drug Prevention Certification.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and ADS 117 or ADS 420

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ADS 521 U821T
Foundations of Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Synonym #
13329

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Past and current models of alcohol and other drug prevention will be studied to determine what led to their origin, strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness. Can be used for Alcohol/Drug Prevention Certification.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and ADS 117 or ADS 420

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ADS 522L U820T
Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum

Synonym #
13331

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
The concepts that addiction treatment is a continuum from intervention through continuing care is emphasized along with students learning and demonstrating clinical treatment procedures. Students also practice the administration of screening and assessment instruments to identify addiction and other related problems in conjunction with developing an individualized treatment/continued care plan. The course can be used for South Dakota Addiction credentialing.

Prerequisites
ADS 552

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ADS 524 U820T
Psychopharmacology of Alcohol & Drug

Synonym #
13333

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A study of the psychopharmacology of substance-related disorders coexisting with mental health disorders. Includes implications prescription drugs have for treating individuals with a dual diagnosis. Can be used for Alcohol/Drug Treatment or Prevention State Certification.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 700 U820T
Advanced Legal/Ethical Issues for the Addiction Professional

Synonym #
13337

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course provides an in depth examination of advanced legal and ethical issues within the addiction profession. Students will integrate critical thinking with ethical decision making. Topics include (but are not limited to): CFR-42, HIPAA, emergency and involuntary commitment procedures, code of ethics, moral principles and virtues, multicultural perspectives, internet therapy and boundaries. In addition we will explore current ethical issues in the profession and what changes should be made for best clinical practice.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 730 U820T
Addiction Studies Research

Synonym #
13338

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course is an introductory course in research methodology and design which teaches the student the basic and applied addiction research methods, program evaluation/skills necessary in both a clinical setting as well as the more traditional research setting.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ADS 755 U820T
Case Management & Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders

Synonym #
13339

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
An exploration of common issues, assessment instruments, and strategies for mental health and substance abuse professionals utilizing an entire system of care. The course will incorporate design, implementation, and management of treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Adult & Higher Education (AHED)

AHED 553 U820T
Personal and Organizational Change Management

Synonym #
30760

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/15/18

Instructor
Susan Santo

Description
This course explores the personal side of change, the difference between change and transition, and basic change theory related to organizations.

Prerequisites
N/A

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AHED 715 U820T
Foundations of Global Lifelong Learning

Synonym #
30761

Credits
3

Dates
5/17-6/22
100% refund date:
5/16/18

Instructor
Mike Avoseh

Description
The course examines the cultural, historical, and philosophical antecedents that are foundations for the paradigm shifts that herald the 21st century emphasis on global learning. The course also explores selected emerging learning theories and concepts that connect education to the realities of globalization, including andragogy, critical pedagogy, lifelong learning, active citizenship, diversity, social justice, technology, environmental and health issues, and democracy. Emphasis will be placed on the application of thoughts to the contemporary indicators above along comparative lines between North America and other select geographical areas of the globe as deemed appropriate.

Prerequisites
N/A

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AHED 730 U820T
Junior/Community College

Synonym #
30762

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
Mike Avoseh

Description
An orientation to postsecondary education for students interested in working in a junior college.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 335 U820T
Introduction to Forensic Science

Synonym #
13341

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A comprehensive survey of forensic science with technical and scientific detail that introduces the breadth and richness of forensic science, including introductions to forensic pathology, crime scene investigation, laboratory forensic science, forensic applications in the social sciences, and ending with ethical and legal issues. Laboratory activities will be incorporated throughout the course.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Art (ART)

ART 260 U820T
Digital Photography

Synonym #
14126

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Digital Photography will develop students’ skills in pixel-based photography. Students will recognize the similarities and differences between conventional film and digital photography. Using imaging software, they will access appropriate images for enhancement and creative image manipulation, to equip students to produce satisfying and meaningful art using digital photography.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Art History (ARTH)

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

Synonym #
17413

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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ARTH 100 U821T
Art Appreciation

Synonym #
17414

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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ARTH 211 U820T
History of World Art I

Synonym #
17415

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Art and architecture in the historical and contextual development of the role of visual arts including crafts, drawing, painting, sculptures and architecture, in the historical and cultural development of world civilizations from prehistory through the 14th century.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ARTH 212 U820T
History of World Art II

Synonym #
17416

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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ARTH 251 U820T
American Indian Art History

Synonym #
17417

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Surveys American Indian art ranging from traditional to contemporary.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Business Administration (BADM)

BADM 101 U820T
Survey of Business

Synonym #
26142

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/22
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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BADM 321 U820T
Business Statistics II

Synonym #
26143

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course focuses on statistical inference and forecasting. Topics, with business applications, include hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation, simple linear and multiple regression and time series analysis. Utilization of statistical software is emphasized.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BADM 323 U820T
Information Systems for Business Professionals

Synonym #
26145

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course provides the knowledge and understanding of how information systems can be used in a business organization for achieving competitive advantage. Student learning will be accomplished through the use of text, cases, hands-on computer laboratory exercises, and interaction with real-world businesses.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BADM 350 U820T
Legal Environment of Business

Synonym #
26147

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This is a study of legal topics as they apply to the business environment. Topics include an introduction to the law, the U.S. Court system, legal process, government regulation, and criminal, tort, and contract issues.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BADM 505 U820T
Foundations of Finance

Synonym #
26148

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course includes mathematics of finance, liquidity management, capital budgeting, liability management, and value creation.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BADM 580 U820T
Foundations of Marketing & Organizational Behavior

Synonym #
26149

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Foundations of Marketing and Organizational Behaviorprovide a broad conceptual background of fundamental knowledge inorganizational behavior and marketingfor graduate students who have an inadequate background in these subjects.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BADM 720 U820T
Quantitive Analysis

Synonym #
26150

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course is the practical utilization of mathematics as an aid to the solution of business problems.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Biology (BIOL)

BIOL 105 U820T
Human Biology

Synonym #
20946

Credits
4

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Presents key biological principles that are characteristic of living things in general and human beings in particular, focusing on the application of these principles to the concerns of contemporary life.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BIOL 310 U820T
Environmental Science

Synonym #
20947

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A lecture discussion course dealing with human impact on the environment and on the use and misuses of our renewable and non-renewable resources, including air, water, soil and living organisms. Discussion of pertinent literature dealing with humans as a member of an ecological system.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Business Law (BLAW)

BLAW 456 U820T
Cyberlaw

Synonym #
26151

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
Wittmuss, Sarah

Description
Cyberlaw is a study of the legal aspects of managing technology in both the workplace and cyberspace. The course will focus on issues relating to electronic commerce, technology, intellectual property, and the internet. Social, legal, ethical, and political issues will be addressed with a global perspective.

Prerequisites
N/A

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BLAW 556 U820T
Cyberlaw

Synonym #
26152

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
Wittmuss, Sarah

Description
Cyberlaw is a study of the legal aspects of managing technology in both the workplace and cyberspace. The course will focus on issues relating to electronic commerce, technology, intellectual property, and the internet. Social, legal, ethical, and political issues will be addressed with a global perspective.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 106/106L U820T
Chemistry Survey & Lab

Synonym #
17419/17420

Credits
4

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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 Course 

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

Synonym #
17421/17422

Credits
4

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
CHEM 106

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Criminal Justice (CJUS)

CJUS 335 U820T
Introduction to Forensic Science

Synonym #
13342

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A comprehensive survey of forensic science with technical and scientific detail that introduces the breadth and richness of forensic science, including introductions to forensic pathology, crime scene investigation, laboratory forensic science, forensic applications in the social sciences, and ending with ethical and legal issues. Laboratory activities will be incorporated throughout the course.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Classical Humanities (CLHU)

CLHU 101 U820T
Medical Terminology

Synonym #
20962

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

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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Counseling (COUN)

COUN 740 U820T
Psycho Pharmacy for Non-Med Hlth Profess.

Synonym #
13343

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
The general aims of this course are to provide the participants with information about the brain and the rest of the nervous system, various psychoactive agents commonly used in the treatment of mental disorders and actions and interactions thereof. Additionally, side effects and possible contraindications of pharmacotherapy and effect on the counseling process will be a focus of study. A tertiary aim of the course will be to discuss the ethical role of the mental health counselor who is a part of the mental health care team in pharmacotherapy.

Prerequisites
N/A

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COUN 743 U820T
Foundations of Addiction & Co-Occurring Disorders for Professional

Synonym #
13344

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Through this seminar course, learners will have the opportunity to 1) understand the etiology of addition co-occurring with mental illness; 2) survey current reviews of and research related to co-occurring disorders; 3) learn assessment strategies to determine presence of co-occurring disorders, 4) learn evidence-based counseling approaches to facilitate intervention and treatment when working with clients with co-occurring disorders; and 5) acquire knowledge to implement preventive strategies to assist clients. Learners may find the content useful in a variety of counseling settings and with diverse clients.

Prerequisites
COUN 737

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COUN 770 U820T
Clinical Supervisions: Training and Ethics

Synonym #
13346

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program standards for counseling programs emphasize the need to incorporate a clinical supervision training course into the 60-hour Clinical Mental Health Specialization for M.A. students. This on-line course is designed to develop the supervisory knowledge, skills, and ethics base required to facilitate effective and sound supervision practice. To that end, this course will address content areas associated with the practice of supervision.

Prerequisites
N/A

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COUN 780 U820T
Counselors

Synonym #
13347

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course first provides a broad view of the concepts and principles of crisis counseling. Students explore how crisis counseling can be implemented in various settings, addressing various problems/issues. Moreover, students will examine crisis counseling from a brief therapy point of view. The implications of natural and other disasters have for counselors are addressed.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Computer Science (CSC)

CSC 105 U820T
Introduction to Computers

Synonym #
13348

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Overview of computer applications with emphasis on word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation tools and Internet-based applications.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Dental Hygiene(DHYG)

DHYG 450 U820T
Dental Hygiene Leadership

Synonym #
23360

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course will augment basic knowledge of leadership principles and roles. Topic areas to be discussed are leadership styles, characteristics, and values as well as strategies for effectiveness and efficiency. This course will focus on myriad opportunities for leadership in the healthcare arena, emphasizing the profession of dentistry.

Prerequisites
N/A

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DHYG 451 U820T
Current Trends in Dentistry

Synonym #
23362

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This dynamic course will explore current issues, trends, technology, policy and legislation relating to the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene. This course builds on knowledge obtained in entry-level dental hygiene curricula.

Prerequisites
N/A

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DHYG 550 U820T
Dental Hygiene Leadership

Synonym #
23361

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course will augment basic knowledge of leadership principles and roles. Topic areas to be discussed are leadership styles, characteristics, and values as well as strategies for effectiveness and efficiency. This course will focus on myriad opportunities for leadership in the healthcare arena, emphasizing the profession of dentistry.

Prerequisites
N/A

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DHYG 551 U820T
Current Trends in Dentistry

Synonym #
23363

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This dynamic course will explore current issues, trends, technology, policy and legislation relating to the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene. This course builds on knowledge obtained in entry-level dental hygiene curricula.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Decision Sciences (DSCI )

DSCI 724 U820T
Data Mining for Managers

Synonym #
26154

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course focuses on using statistical techniques to solve business problems such as identifying high value and/or high risk customers, analyzing consumer preferences, determining credit risk, and detecting fraud. The techniques covered include ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, logistic regression, discriminant analysis, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling (SEM). This course requires a PC-based laptop.

Prerequisites
BADM 220 or BADM 520 or equivalent

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Economics (ECON )

ECON 201 U820T
Principles of Microeconomics

Synonym #
26155

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/22
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

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 202 U820T
Principles of Macroeconomics

Synonym #
26156

Credits
3

Dates
6/25-8/3
100% refund date:
6/28/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
ECON 201

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ECON 782 U820T
Managerial Economics

Synonym #
26157

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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
Both ECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 202: Principles of Macroeconomics, or ECON 580: Foundations of Economics or equivalent;
and
Both Math 121: Survey of Calculus or equivalent and BADM 220: Business Statistics I or equivalent, or BADM 520: Foundations of Calculus and Statistics for Business or equivalent.

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Educational Administration (EDAD)

EDAD 701 U820T
Educational Administration

Synonym #
30763

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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 701 U821T
Educational Administration

Synonym #
30764

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
Reed, Kris

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 710 U820T
Principal Leadership

Synonym #
30765

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Problems and practices in organizing and leading schools.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 710 U821T
Principal Leadership

Synonym #
30766

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Problems and practices in organizing and leading schools.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 715 U820T
Administration and Instructional Supervision

Synonym #
30768

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 716 U820T
Administrator and Curriculum Development

Synonym #
30769

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
Reed, Kris

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/Adm

Synonym #
30770

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
Ring, Mary

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

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EDAD 721 U820T
Administration & Supervision of Special Education

Synonym #
30771

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Development of a rational problem-solving approach through simulation activities and research concerning current problems in special education administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 735 U820T
School Law

Synonym #
30772

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/15/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 735 U821T
School Law

Synonym #
30773

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

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 #
30775

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/15/18

Instructor
DeJong, David

Description
Community relations and personnel leadership at the building level.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDAD 832 U820T
Public School Facilities

Synonym #
30776

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Emphasis on educational facility planning for remodeling and new construction. Includes operation and maintenance.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Education Research (EDER)

EDER 761 U820T
Graduate Research & Design

Synonym #
13349

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDER 761 U821T
Graduate Research & Design

Synonym #
13350

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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Educational Foundations (EDFN)

EDFN 475 U820T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13351

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 475 U821T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13353

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 475 U822T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13357

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 475 U823T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13359

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 575 U820T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13352

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 575 U821T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13354

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 575 U822T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13358

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-7/6
100% refund date:
6/12/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EDFN 575 U823T
Human Relations

Synonym #
13360

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-6/8
100% refund date:
5/17/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Elementary Education (ELED)

ELED 121 U820T
Physical Science for Elementary Teachers

Synonym #
13361

Credits
2

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Selected content, materials and laboratory procedures in the physical sciences including physics and related chemistry and earth science for elementary majors.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ELED 121L U820T
Lab: Physical Science for Elementary Teachers

Synonym #
13363

Credits
1

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This lab course is designed to accompany ELED 121 Physical Science for Elementary Teachers focusing on the concepts, equipment, and techniques relevant to application of the principles of physical science.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ELED 755 U820T
Research and Practices in Reading

Synonym #
13364

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Advanced study of theories and research that develops the foundation of the literacy process and instruction, the elements of a balanced, integrated and comprehensive literacy curriculum including on-line and offline materials, instructional practices and strategies for use with a diverse population in a literate environment.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ELED 766 U820T
Technology Integration for of Effective Instruction

Synonym #
13366

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course investigates the teaching and learning process and how emerging technologies can be used to support the processes. Goals of the class will be accomplished through modeling, discussions, simulations, and practical hands-on experiences.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ELED 773 U820T
Research-based Methods for C&I

Synonym #
13365

Credits
3

Dates
6/11-8/3
100% refund date:
6/15/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course will explore the current research and methodologies in curriculum, instruction, and assessment in teaching and learning in P-8 classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on using research-based methods and engaging students in meaningful learning.

Prerequisites
N/A

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ELED 883 U820T
Research & Practice in Reading for ELL K-Adult

Synonym #
23455

Credits
3

Dates
7/9-8/3
100% refund date:
7/10/18

Instructor
Popova Dyanis

Description
Advanced study of theories and research that develops the foundation of the literacy process and instruction, the elements of a balanced, integrated and comprehensive literacy curriculum including on-line and offline materials, instructional practices and strategies for use with English Language Learners K-Adult in a literate environment.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)

EMPA 722 U820T
Budgetary & Fiscal Management

Synonym #
20972

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 723 U820T
Public Personnel Management

Synonym #
20978

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 764 U820T
Research in Administrative Practice

Synonym #
20965

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Survey of various decision-making techniques and their application to administrative practice; introduction to the use of program evaluation, various research methods, and other analytical techniques in organizational settings.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 764 U821T
Research in Administrative Practice

Synonym #
20967

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
Survey of various decision-making techniques and their application to administrative practice; introduction to the use of program evaluation, various research methods, and other analytical techniques in organizational settings.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 769 U820T
Administrative Thought and Ethics

Synonym #
20963

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A study of selected contributions in political theory and how they contribute to an analysis of public policy with emphasis on the role of ethical frameworks in public administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 769 U821T
Administrative Thought and Ethics

Synonym #
20964

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A study of selected contributions in political theory and how they contribute to an analysis of public policy with emphasis on the role of ethical frameworks in public administration.

Prerequisites
N/A

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EMPA 786 U820T
EMPA/MSAS Capstone

Synonym #
20969

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

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English (ENGL)

ENGL 033 U820T
Basic Writing

Synonym #
20980

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
N/A

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ENGL 101 U820T
Composition I

Synonym #
20981

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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
N/A

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ENGL 101 U821T
Composition I

Synonym #
20982

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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
N/A

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ENGL 201 U820T
Composition II

Synonym #
20984

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 or UHON 110

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ENGL 201 U821T
Composition II

Synonym #
20985

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 or UHON 110

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ENGL 205 U820T
Business Writing

Synonym #
20986

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
A pre-professional course concentrating on the planning and writing of an extensive, business-focused research paper. Also covers effective letters, memos, position papers, and resumes.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 or UHON 110

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ENGL 210 U820T
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
20988

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

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ENGL 210 U821T
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
20989

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

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ENGL 283 U820T
Creative Writing

Synonym #
20992

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course introduces students to the craft of writing, with readings and practice in at least two genres (including fiction, poetry, and drama).

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 or UHON 110

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ENGL 283 U821T
Creative Writing

Synonym #
20993

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course introduces students to the craft of writing, with readings and practice in at least two genres (including fiction, poetry, and drama).

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 or UHON 110

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ENGL 370 U820T
Critical Writing

Synonym #
20995

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

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
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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Educational Psychology (EPSY)

EPSY 741 U820T
Cognitive Approaches to Educational Psychology

Synonym #
98499

Credits
3

Dates
8/21-12/13
100% refund date:
8/31/17

Instructor
Daniela Syed

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

Book Info
Bruning. Cognitive Psychology and Instruction ( ed.), PEARSON. ISBN: 9780132368971

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Earth Science (ESCI)

ESCI 101/101L U820T
Dynamic Earth w/Lab

Synonym #
13370/13371

Credits
4

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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

Synonym #
13373/13374

Credits
4

Dates
5/14-7/6
100% refund date:
5/18/18

Instructor
TBA

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

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General Studies (GS)

GS 491 U820T
BGS Capstone

Synonym #
20997

Credits
3

Dates
5/14-8/3
100% refund date:
5/21/18

Instructor
TBA

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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