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Courses begin 1/8/18 and end 5/4/18

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ANTH 210
Cultural Anthropology

Description
Introduces the nature of human culture as an adaptive ecological and evolutionary system, emphasizing basic anthropological concepts, principles and problems. Draws data from both traditional and industrial cultures to cover such concepts as values & beliefs, social organization, economic and political order, science, technology, and aesthetic expression.

Prerequisites
N/A

ANTH 230
Introduction to Archaeology

Description
An introduction to anthropological archaeology. Examines long-term cultural development, man-land interaction, and field and laboratory methods. Includes a survey of world prehistory.

Prerequisites
N/A

ART 111
Drawing I

Description
Introduces various drawing concepts, media, and processes developing perceptual and technical skills related to accurate observing and drawing.

Prerequisites
N/A

ART 121
Design I 2D

Description
Emphasizes the organization of visual elements and principles while exploring creative thought processes through art theory, concepts, material, and techniques.

Prerequisites
N/A

ARTH 212
History of World Art II

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

BIOL 103
Biology Survey II

Description
Study of energetics; plant growth; development and reproduction; animal structure and function.

Prerequisites
Must enroll in a Biol 101 lab.

BIOL 103L
Biology Survey II Lab

Description
Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 103.

Prerequisites
N/A

BIOL 153
General Biology II

Description
A continuation of BIOL 151, the introductory course for those majoring in biology and microbiology. Presents the concepts of animal and plant structure and function, energetics, and reproduction.
 
Prerequisites
BIOL 151

BIOL 153L
General Biology II Lab

Description
Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 153.

Prerequisites
N/A

CHEM 107
Organic and Biochemistry Survey

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

Prerequisites
CHEM 106

CHEM 107L
Chemistry Survey Lab

Description
Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 107.

Prerequisites
N/A

CHEM 114
General Chemistry II

Description
A continuation of CHEM 112. An introduction to the basic principles of chemistry for students needing an extensive background in chemistry.

Prerequisites
Grade of C or better in CHEM 112. MATH 102, 115, 120, 121, 123, 125, or 281

CHEM 114L
General Chemistry II Lab

Description
Laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 114.

Prerequisites
CHEM 112 Labs will meet the first week of class.

CJUS 201
Introduction to Criminal Justice

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

CJUS 202
Writing & Research in Criminal Justice

Description
Fulfills the advanced composition requirement. This course stresses communication about criminal justice issues. The philosophy, scope, goals, context, and objectives of this course are directed towards learning both writing and research skills for effective communication.

Prerequisites
N/A

CLHU 100
Introduction to Philosophy

Description
Introduces competing philosophical views of reality, perception, learning, and values, emphasizing their relevance to the contemporary world.

Prerequisites
N/A

ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics

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

ECON 202
Principles of Macroeconomics

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

ENGL 101
Composition I

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
ENGL 031,032,033 or ACT English score of 18 or above.

ENGL 201
Composition II

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.

ENGL 205
Business Writing

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 and ENGL 210

ENGL 210
Introduction to Literature

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

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

ENGL 212
World Literature II

Description
Selected works of world literature in translation since the Renaissance.

Prerequisites
N/A

ENGL 222
British Literature II

Description
A chronological survey of British literature from the 19th century to the present.

Prerequisites
N/A

ENGL 242
American Literature II

Description
Background to and survey of major works for the Civil War to the present.

Prerequisites
N/A

ENGL 283
Introduction to Creative Writing

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
UHON 110 or ENGL 101 & ENGL 210 or permission from the instructor

ENGL 284
Introduction to Criticism

Description
A writing-intensive course in analyzing and interpreting literature for English majors and minors. Includes instruction in critical approaches to literature and research tools.

Prerequisites
UHON 110 or ENGL 101 and ENGL 210 or permission from the instructor.

EPSY 210
Lifespan Development

Description
Study of the changes that take place during an individual’s life, from conception until death. Emphases placed on theory, psychosocial, biosocial, and cognitive development.

Prerequisites
N/A

ESCI 101
Dynamic Earth

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

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in ESCI 101 Lab. RF Response Card (Clickers) are required.

ESCI 101L
Dynamic Earth Lab

Description
This lab accompanies ESCI 101.

Prerequisites
N/A

ESCI 103
Earth and Life Through Time

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

ESCI 103L
Earth and Life Through Time Laboratory

Description
This lab accompanies ESCI 103.

Prerequisites
N/A

FREN 102
Introductory French II

Description
Fundamentals of language structure and introduction to French culture enabling students to converse, read, and write simple French. Class work may be supplemented with required aural/oral practice outside

Prerequisites
FREN 101

FREN 202
Intermediate French II

Description
Continues FREN 201.

Prerequisites
FREN 201

GEOG 210
World Regional Geography

Description
A survey of the Earth from a broad global framework through the differentiation of the world in terms of both natural and human environmental features and characteristics on a regional basis.

Prerequisites
N/A

GER 102
Introductory German II

Description
Continued emphasis on authentic listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture skills at the elementary level.

Prerequisites
GER 101

GER 202
Intermediate German II

Description
Develop interactive listening and speaking skills toward initiating and responding to simple statements and questions, ability to understand selected descriptive readings to include literature of various types, and continued refinement of language and culture, traditions, customs, folklore, etc.

Prerequisites
GER 201

HIST 112
World Civilizations II

Description
A survey of the history, culture, religion and society of the principal civilizations of the world since 1500.

Prerequisites
N/A

HIST 122
Western Civilization II

Description
Surveys the development of western civilization from the Reformation era to the present.

Prerequisites
N/A

HIST 152
United States History II

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

Prerequisites
N/A

HIST 212
History of World Art II

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

INED 211
South Dakota American Indian Cultureýand Education

Description
This course is an education focused study of the history, culture, values, family structures, traditional religions, legends, and governmental policies of South Dakota American Indian groups. Students are expected to apply the selected concepts and theories to contemporary issues in the state and region. Areas addressed are the educational application of American Indian cultural dynamics, history, teaching, and learning.

Prerequisites
N/A

MATH 102
College Algebra

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

Prerequisites
MATH 095, MATH 101 or placement. Neither MATH 102 and MATH 115 nor MATH 102 and MATH 120 count as sequential courses for the BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. Must also enroll in MATH 102L.

MATH 102L
College Algebra Lab

Description
Accompanies Math 102.

Prerequisites
N/A

MATH 103
Quantitative Literacy

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

Prerequisites
This course fulfills the gen. ed. math requirement in place of MATH 102 and is not intended for students pursuing further coursework requiring MATH 102 as a prerequisite. Must also register for MATH 103L-U115.

MATH 103L
Quantitative Literacy Lab

Description
Laboratory experience for MATH 103

Prerequisites
Must also register for MATH 103 section U015.

MATH 104
Finite Mathematics

Description
Linear systems of equations, matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance, probability, statistics, and other topics.

Prerequisites
104 - MATH 095, 101 or placement.

MATH 115
Precalculus

Description
A preparatory course for the calculus sequence. Polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and their graphs; systems of equations, inequalities and complex numbers.

Prerequisites
115 - Placement. All MATH 115 sections require a graphing calculator. TI86 or TI84+silver is recommended. Neither MATH 102 and MATH 115 nor MATH 115 and MATH 120 will count as sequential courses for the BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences.

MATH 120
Trigonometry

Description
Trigonometric functions, equations, and identities; inverse trigonometric functions; exponential and logarithmic functions, and applications of these functions.

Prerequisites
120 - MATH 102 or placement. All MATH 120 sections require a graphing calculator. TI86 or TI84+silver is recommended. Neither MATH 102 and MATH 120 nor MATH 115 and MATH 120 will count as sequential courses for the BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences.

MATH 121
Survey of Calculus

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

Prerequisites
121 - MATH 102 or placement. All MATH 121 sections require a graphing calculator. TI86 or TI84+silver is recommended.

MATH 123
Calculus I

Description
The study of limits, continuity, derivatives, applications of the derivative, antiderivatives, the definite and indefinite integral, and the fundamental theorem of calculus.

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in MATH 123L section U115. 123 - MATH 115 or placement. All MATH 123 sections require a graphing calculator. TI86 or TI84+silver is recommended.

MATH 123L
Calculus I Lab

Description
A lab which supplements MATH 123 and provides the opportunity to study applications in more detail.

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in MATH 123 section U015.

MATH 125
Calculus II

Description
A continuation of the study of calculus, including the study of sequences, series, polar coordinates, parametric equations, techniques of integration, applications of integration, indeterminate forms, and improper integrals.

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in MATH 125L section U115. 125 - MATH 123 or equivalent. All MATH 125 sections require a graphing calculator. TI86 or TI 84+silver is recommended.

MATH 125L
Calculus II Lab

Description
A lab which supplements MATH 125 and provides the opportunity to study applications in more detail.

Prerequisites
Must also register for MATH 125 section U015.

MATH 216
Discrete Structures

Description
Elementary logic, sets, relations and functions, recursion, mathematical induction, an introduction to graph theory, combinatorics and algebraic structures.

Prerequisites
N/A

MATH 225
Calculus III

Description
A continuation of the study of calculus, including an introduction to vectors, vector calculus, partial derivatives, and multiple integrals.

Prerequisites
225 - MATH 125 or Instructor permission required.

MCOM 151
Introduction to Mass Communication

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

Prerequisites
N/A

MUS 100
Music Appreciation

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

Prerequisites
N/A

NATV 110
Introduction to Native American Studies

Description
This course introduces concepts foundational to the field of Native American Studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. These themes include: sovereignty and self-determination, indigenous worldviews and philosophies, colonization and decolonization, intellectual and cultural sovereignty and the commitment of Native American Studies to social justice.

Prerequisites
N/A

PHIL 100
Introduction to Philosophy

Description
Introduces competing philosophical views of reality, perception, learning, and values, emphasizing their relevance to the contemporary world.

Prerequisites
N/A

PHIL 200
Introduction to Logic

Description
Introduces the formal study of argumentation, including forms of logic, inductive and deductive reasoning, proofs, refutations, and fallacies.

Prerequisites
N/A

PHIL 220
Introduction to Ethics

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

PHYS 113
Introduction to Physics II

Description
This course is the second course in a two semester algebra-level sequence, covering fundamental concepts of physics. Topics include electricity and magnetism, sound, light, optics, and some modern physics concepts.

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in PHYS 113L.

PHYS 113L
Introduction to Physics II Laboratory

Description
This laboratory accompanies PHYS 113.

Prerequisites
PHYS 111 Lab will begin Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Attendance required - students who miss the first lab meeting will be dropped.

PHYS 187
Introduction to Astronomy II

Description
This course is a descriptive course that introduces stellar astronomy. Emphasis will be placed on stars, nebulae, galaxies, and cosmology.

Prerequisites
N/A

PHYS 187L
Introduction to Astronomy II Lab

Description
This laboratory accompanies PHYS 187.

Prerequisites
PHYS 185 lab will begin August 23, 2017. Attendance required - students who miss the first lab meeting will be dropped.

PHYS 213
University Physics II

Description
This course is the second course in a two semester calculus-level sequence, covering fundamental concepts of physics. This is the preferred sequence for students majoring in physical science or engineering. Topics include electricity and magnetism, sound, light, and optics.

Prerequisites
Must also enroll in PHYS 213L.

PHYS 213L
University Physics II Laboratory

Description
This laboratory accompanies PHYS 213.

Prerequisites
N/A

POLS 100
American Government

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

Prerequisites
This section for POLS/CJUS majors only.

POLS 141
Governments of the World

Description
An introduction to political systems of the world, emphasizing political philosophy and comparative government. The course focuses on democratic systems other than the United States, authoritarian systems and third world systems.

Prerequisites
N/A

POLS 201
Intro to Criminal Justice

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.

Prerequisites
N/A

PSYC 101
General Psychology

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

REL 250
World Religions

Description
Introduces the major religions of humankind, examining the function and diversity of religious expression in human experience, and the role of these religions in international relations.

Prerequisites
N/A

RUSS 102
Introductory Russian II

Description
Fundamentals of language, enabling the student to understand, speak, read and write simple Russian. Emphasis on practical usage.

Prerequisites
N/A

SOC 100
Introduction to Sociology

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

Prerequisites
N/A

SOC 150
Social Problems

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

SPAN 102
Introductory Spanish II

Description
Introduces the fundamental elements of Spanish sentence structure and vocabulary. Promotes speaking, listening, and writing within a cultural context. Class work may be supplemented with required aural/oral practice outside of class.

Prerequisites
SPAN 101

SPAN 202
Intermediate Spanish II

Description
Continuation of SPAN 201 with more emphasis on using grammar structures in an interactive way. Further study of the Hispanic world.

Prerequisites
SPAN 201

SPCM 101
Fundamentals of Speech

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

Prerequisites
N/A

STAT 281
Introduction to Statistics

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
N/A

THEA 100
Introduction to Theatre

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

THEA 131
Introduction to Acting

Description
Designed for the non-major interested in exploring acting as a means of improving communication skills and self-expression. Includes specific process for role development, text analysis, and opportunities to practice the craft and art of acting.

Prerequisites
N/A

THEA 201
Film Appreciation

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