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Survey of Accounting ACCTG180 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to financial and managerial accounting principles with exposure to basic accounting statements, processes, and management applications.
Financial Accounting ACCTG201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to give students an introduction to financial accounting and reporting concepts, including an overview of the accounting cycle, financial statements, related disclosures, and the ethical responsibility of accountants in business. Students will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in applying technical concepts to selected homework problems. Students will also need to demonstrate writing proficiency in their assignments.
Managerial Accounting ACCTG202 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is concerned with providing information to managers who direct and control business operations. The information is used primarily to analyze business problems, identify alternatives, and make appropriate decisions. This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of topics in managerial accounting and help them learn the mechanics of common managerial calculations; use spreadsheets to capture accounting data, analyze business problems, and develop alternative plans; make informed decisions; and communicate their analysis and decision effectively.
Accounting Software ACCTG205 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course takes an in-depth look at accounting software using Intuit QuickBooks Pro. Topics include invoicing, inventory control, payments, and a complete setup of a new and existing company. An in-depth accounting knowledge is not required.
Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness AGBUS105 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will introduce you to the business of agriculture. You will learn concepts in agribusiness management that you will use in developing a business plan for your business. This course will be an important component in in the agribusiness certificate program that you are enrolled in. It will provide a foundation for your career, empowering you in becoming a successful agribusiness manager.
Agribus Lead & Group Dynamics AGBUS138 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course addresses several aspects creating a collateral learning experience. Student will be introduced to reflection journaling, helping the student make deep personal and applied connection to the course material at hand. Student in turn will develop between writing and speaking skills in how to articulate complex ideas. Students will experience to the power of synergy in group dynamics and skills in active listening, group interaction. Students will also discover the power in proper delegation, planning, personal mastery, team learning, and how to create share vision among group members.
Intro to Int'l Agri Marketing AGBUS147 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introductory course in agricultural marketing. The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary skills for future entrepreneurs and entry level managers that will enable them to analyze the international agricultural value chain and make educated and gospel centered business and marketing decisons.
Economics & Budgeting Principles AGBUS180A 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces students to the application of microeconomic principles using basic Excel spreadsheets. Examples and assignments will be from and related to the agribusiness industry. This course is intended for students enrolled in the entry level International Agribusiness Certificate program. Students will learn how to construct and analyze enterprise budgets, simple financial statements and perform fundamental feasibility analysis by applying microeconomic principles. Agribusiness managers regularly make decisions that are more complex in price and output risks. The use of economic principles coupled with basic spreadsheet analysis assists the manager in mitigating those risks.
Cash Accounting Concepts & App AGBUS180B 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to provide international students, from developing economies, with a foundational understanding of general cash accounting principles as they relate to agribusinesses. Its main focus is on small business double entry accounting and basic financial statement analysis. Upon completion of this course the student should be able to understand and apply basic accounting principles, complete financial transaction analysis, utilize double-entry cash accounting methods, value non-current assets, create an income statement; statement of owner equity; balance sheet; and statement of cash flows, and complete a basic financial analysis.
Agribusiness Practicum AGBUS198R 1 winter winter unchecked Materials required
An opportunity for students to leave the online "classroom environment" and practice the concepts of the courses in the Agribusiness Certificate through experiences in working with or for a professional operation. Students will identify a business or operation that they are interested in working with that will allow them to "practice" agribusiness management concepts on a day to day basis.
Intro to Cultural Anthropology ANTH 101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of anthropological approaches and perspectives on humans, their culture, and their society; basic concepts for analyzing cultural behavior.
Design and Color ART 107 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course, students will learn the elements and principles of design and basic color theory used to solve visual design problems.
Drawing I ART 110 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will teach students the fundamentals of theoretical and applied perspective, structural and proportional drawing, light and shade, art vocabulary, and basic composition. Note: This class is not intended for those who want to draw "for fun." It is a challenging course designed for those who plan to go into art as a career. For those who desire a recreational drawing class Art 102 "General Art 2D" is the class that would satisfy that interest.
Introduction to Graphic Design ART 130 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course covers the exploration of contemporary visual communications within graphic design and related fields.
Photography I ART 160 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $40.00 (not applicable to online sections) Students, through classroom discussion and practical experience in the lab, will gain a foundation for black-and-white photography. Students must own or have access to a digital SCR.
Typography ART 230 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course is an introduction to typography as a fundamental element of graphic design.
Graphic Design ART 235 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course involves graphic design projects with an emphasis on creative, conceptual, and practical solutions.
Information Design ART 331R 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 This course is an introduction to the creative and conceptual presentation of information. Emphasis will be on discovering concise, communicative, and creative methods for presenting a variety of informational formats.
Interaction Design ART 337R 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course focuses on graphic design theory and skills necessary in a digitally interactive environment. These will include information architecture, interface design, site structure, page structure, page design, typography, editorial style, graphics, and multimedia. While there will be some development with software tools, this is not a programming class. This course is designed for art majors with a graphic design emphasis.
Intro to Automotive Tech AUTO 125 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an online course that is required for all automotive majors, but open to students of other majors. It is designed to introduce students to some of the foundational principles and knowledge required to be successful in other automotive courses.
Electrical Systems AUTO 131 2 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Course Fees: $20.00 This course is an introduction to basic electrical principles and systems. Students will learn how to usetest equipment todiagnose, and repair electrical circuit faults. They will also study batteries, starting systems, and charging systems.
Engine Performance AUTO 132 2 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will introduce students to internal combustion engines and the systems that support them. Students will learn to perform engine condition tests and how to evaluate, diagnose, and repair issues with the fuel, ignition, cooling, and lubrications systems.
Chassis Systems AUTO 155 2 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Course Fees: $30.00 In this course, students will learn the theory of operation, diagnosis, service and repair procedures of automotive chassis (steering, suspension, and braking) systems.
Career Development B 100 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces and prepares students to enter the Business Management program. The vision of the university, college, and department will be discussed. Students will review and prepare their 4-year academic plan, gain basic technology skills and understanding, and be introduced to the College of Business and Communication Career Map.
Introduction to Business B 101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is intended to introduce students to all the aspects of business management. Students will learn about marketing, finance, human resources, management, and globalization. All students will be able to see the benefits and challenges of both small and big businesses. This course will include class discussions, business cases, learning activities, and team projects. Each student will develop a business exploration plan and examine important life skills that are essential in business and in life.
Sales & Customer Relations B 120 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is recommended for students wanting to gain an overview of business management, marketing, accounting, human resource management, and small business entrepreneurship.
Office Procedures B 129 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course, students will develop and apply functional office skills in time management, interpersonal communications, records management, teamwork, and customer service. Students also learn how to plan meetings, take minutes, and use critical decision-making skills to identify and solve problems. This is a service-learning course in which students are required to participate in weekly volunteer work in an office setting.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship B 183 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is intended to guide student?s exploration and introspection as they prepare for the next stage in their Life?s Journey. Through case studies, entrepreneur video clips, LDS perspectives, ethical challenges, life-planning, and accountability exercises, students will get clearer about what matters most to them. Students will gain perspective on how to make decisions, how to learn and grow, and identify long-range goals and next steps. They?ll discover strategies for staying true when they are distracted, discouraged, or simply want to quit. A life in business can be truly gratifying, but only when business success is part of something bigger. It is one thing to write a business plan, but more importantly in this course students will learn how to draft a life plan and begin with the end in mind. This course will help students integrate their dreams, values, and future plans ? and undertake the ultimate act of entrepreneurship: building a life of meaning.
Introduction to Finance B 201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an introductory course to familiarize non-business majors with the basic vocabulary and substantive knowledge of personal finance, financial institutions, and business finance. The course will provide an opportunity to develop skills in effective communication, financial analysis, and problem solving. Ethics in the area of finance will be discussed.
Business Fundamentals B 211 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides an overview of the core functions of business, including product development, marketing, operations, human resource management, accounting, finance, and international business. This will be accomplished primarily by managing an on-line simulated business where students will learn to make fundamental management decisions required to effectively run a $50 million corporation. This course is designed to provide students exposure to the various career opportunities in business and also recommended for non-business students interested in gaining an overview of business management, leadership, and small business entrepreneurship.
Spreadsheet Analysis for Bus B 215 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Students will acquire, develop and apply intermediate to advanced spreadsheet analysis skills in a business context.After individually completing spreadsheet tutorials and assignments, students will then develop and apply their skills in a wide range of mini-projects and exams. The mini-projects and exams, which are designed to be realistic and representative of business activities students might encounter in the workplace, will include elements of finance, marketing, and supply chain management.
Adv Writing in Pro Contexts B 220 3 summer summer unchecked Materials required
Word Processing I B 240 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course provides a thorough understanding of Microsoft Word and enhances efficiency, effectiveness, and professionalism in users and documents. Students will customize and automate information using Microsoft Office 2010- Word, Excel, and Access. Topics include navigation and format in business documents and envelopes, graphics, tables, charts, labels, themes, styles, forms, macros, and merging and sorting.
Word Processing II B 241 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Students will gain advanced skills in word processing as they learn to merge documents,manage lists, sort text, manage page numbering, headers and footers, share documents, customize Quick Parts, customise AutoCorrect, customize themes, styles,protect documents,and create indexes, advanced tables,forms,and macros.
Web Business Creation B 250 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed for any student interested in building a web-based business. Students will go through the necessary steps to build and launch a web-based business that is capable of accepting online payments.
Business Law B 275 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to legal environment in which businesses operate as well as an overview of laws impacting business. Topics include understanding the legal system, contracts, ethics, intellectual property, antitrust, employment, business organizations, and securities.
Small Business Creation B 283 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Prior to this course, a student will have completed B 183. This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of small business creation, understand the importance of creating systems, and expose students to the many career opportunities available in the field of entrepreneurship. Students will learn about startups, buying existing businesses, franchises, and family run businesses. Through class discussions, entrepreneur cases, guest entrepreneurs, selected readings, and team projects, students will gain a clear understanding of entrepreneur opportunities. Each student will participate in actually starting a microbusiness during the semester, drafting a one page business plan on their own big idea and networking with entrepreneur mentors to support their entrepreneur idea.
Financial Management B 301 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
DAY students required to complete the IBC (Integrated Business Core) program should not take this course. Instead, they should take B302 as part of the 9-credit IBC program. This introductory course in financial management provides a basic foundation for other courses in finance and business management. Topics covered in this course include financial statement analysis, financial forecasting, leverage, working capital management, capital structure, capital budgeting, short and long-term financial management, sources of financing, time value of money, and cost of capital.
Adv Writing in Pro Contexts B 320 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Introduces the fundamentals of rhetorical principles and writing practices using a number of typical business situations. During the course, students will produce effective business letters, memos, reports, and employment packages -- some of which will be created independently and some of which will involve collaborative efforts. This will prepare students for the demands of business careers that require significant time reading, drafting, and revising written communication.
Organizational Effectiveness B 321 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
DAY students required to complete the IBC (Integrated Business Core) program should not take this course. Instead, they should take B322 as part of the 9-credit IBC program. This course incorporates Organizational Effectiveness at three levels: individual, group, and organizations. Students will examine these areas: motivation, team, group behavior, organizational design, structure, culture, communication, leadership, decision making, and managing change.
Marketing Management B 341 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
DAY students required to complete the IBC (Integrated Business Core) program should not take this course. Instead, they should take B342 as part of the 9-credit IBC program. This course is a comprehensive introduction to the principles of marketing. This course will cover marketing essentials such as consumer research, consumer segmentation, segment targeting and product positioning, new product development and introduction, marketing strategy, branding, marketing communications, pricing, and distribution.
Production and Operations Mgmt B 361 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 Online Course Fee: $15.00 This course is not intended for Majors 405, 410, 411, 415, or 615, Minors 189 or 190, and Economic or CIT majors doing a Business Minor. This is an introductory course in Production and Operations Management. Topics covered include operations strategy, project management, forecasting, process analysis, sourcing, and distribution management. Excel tutorials, web-based simulations, and case studies will play an important and significant role throughout the course.
Human Resource Management B 370 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an overview of human resource management topics such as diversity, EEOC laws, recruiting, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, motivation, workplace organizational design, difficult interactions, employee relations, and safety. The course also considers organizational behavior topics in the context of human resource management such as teamwork, power dynamics, innovation, and groupthink. The course leverages case studies and professional/scholarly articles to gain a better understanding of real-life workplace challenges.
Social Innovation B 374 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Intended to help students become better disciple leaders by ?Doing Good, Better.? Learn how to become a change maker and embrace some element of the social spectrum -- anything from working for a non-profit to starting a hybrid or social business. Covers the broad spectrum of how individuals and organizations are solving the world?s greatest problems in new and innovative ways. Understand the different ways to make a difference in the word when the opportunity presents itself to give back. Learn about the broad spectrum of social innovation including: non profits, social businesses, NGO?s, impact investing, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility. Hybrid class; all course content will be completed outside of class.
Intro to International Business B 380 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an overview of international business designed to provide a global perspective on international trade and direct investment. Reviews international cultural, political, legal and economic environments and their effect on marketing, production, and human resource management strategy.
Launching New Ventures B 383 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Ideally, a student will have completed B 283 before moving on to B 383. This course is designed as an introduction to the process of perceiving an opportunity and creating an organization to pursue it. Working alone and in teams students will learn to plan, finance, launch, manage, and harvest a new venture. In order to integrate ideas across departments and colleges, this course will be open to students in engineering, computer science, and business management. All students who desire to lead a business plan team will have an opportunity to describe their ventures in the early class sessions to facilitate team member recruiting. Class discussion, readings, lectures, and projects are learning tools. A student's project is developed throughout this course and involves completing a new venture plan and financial forecast. Each team business plan also becomes a live case for the purposes of class discussion.
Advanced Financial Management B 401 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a part of the Business Management Integrated Finance Emphasis program. This course will incorporate financial management in the corporate setting, asset valuation, risk analysis capital decision making, financial controls, applications of financial principles to the corporate organization, in-depth coverage of securities structure and pricing, capital generation, and dividend policy. This course also includes working capital management, leasing, and international corporate finance.
Investments B 410 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a part of the Business Management Integrated Finance Emphasis program. This course covers topics in the financial markets, including portfolio theory, real estate, fixed-income securities, security analysis, mutual funds, and derivative assets, financial markets, investment vehicles, asset allocation, risk analysis, evaluating performance, global considerations, buying and selling securities, and tax implications of investing.
Fin Law: Corp & Adv Investments B 424 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course provides a focused look at the laws and regulations that impact finance professionals. The course builds on a general understanding of business law concepts to focus on areas of law most relevant to finance including corporate governance, shareholder rights, securities regulation, bankruptcy, and secured transactions.
Lgl Aspects Finance-New Venture B 424D 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides a focused look at the primary legal issues you will encounter in a new business venture. This course builds on a general understanding of business law concepts to focus on areas of law most relevant to New Ventures including employees stock option plans, executive compensation and employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements, choice and creation of business entities, business licensing, statutory requirements for corporations, security laws that apply to private financing, mergers and acquisitions, review of contracts, torts, and employment laws. The New Ventures Law is part of the Business Management New Ventures emphasis. If a student is a business major and changes their emphasis, they must transfer into the appropriate law course, for instance Marketing Law or Finance Law. Non-business majors are welcome to take this course. ?We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man, and that he holds men accountable for their acts in relation to them, both in making laws and administering them, for the good and safety of society.? (Doctrine and Covenants 134:1)
Real Estate and Financial Mgmt B 428 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a part of the Business Management Integrated Finance Emphasis program. This course covers topics, skills, and vocabulary used in real estate.
Personal Finance B 433 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is a part of the business Management Integrated Finance Emphasis program. The primary purpose of this course is for students to learn to apply personal financial management tools to their own and their clients' lives. The content covers advanced time value of money, retirement planning strategies, tax-deferred retirement planning vehicles, asset allocation, specific investment products, insurance, estate planning, and financial planning strategies. Students broaden their understanding and develop skills through problem solving using Excel, through case studies, and through application to existing personal financial management situations.
Marketing Law B 448 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides a focused look at the laws and regulations that impact marketing professionals. This course builds on a general understanding of business law concepts to focus on areas of law most relevant to marketing including intellectual property, antitrust, contracts, product liability, and advertising regulation.
Financing New Ventures B 475 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is a part of the Business Management Integrated Finance Emphasis program. An overview of all the options available to successfully finance new ventures. Financing alternatives are explored including debt financing from venture banks, commercial banks, and SBICs, and equity financing from angels, private placements, venture capitalists, and public equity markets.
Entrepreneurial Management B 483 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is as much about becoming as it is about knowing and doing. It is well suited for those who desire to pursue entrepreneurship at some point in their lives, but it is equally valuable for students who want to gain a broad perspective of business management and leadership principles. Through a series of case studies and other activities, students will experience many of the challenges faced by entrepreneurs every day--deciding whether or not a new venture is a good idea, how to pursue the venture, and how to navigate the murky waters of financing, negotiating with partners, investors and suppliers. You will develop critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as some essential quantitative skills.
General Microbiology BIO 221 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course, students will study the microorganisms (especially bacteria and viruses), their metabolism and requirements for growth, the methods used to grow and study them, the disease processes caused by them, methods used to control their growth, and the immune response to infection and disease.
Human Biology BIO 230 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This is an introductory course in human anatomy and physiology for non-science and non-health professions majors.
Human Anatomy & Physiology I BIO 264 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is the first part of a two semester course to prepare students for further study in the health and medical fields. Specifically designed for students of nursing and the allied health professions. Includes basic biochemistry, structure and function of the cell, tissues, skeleton, muscles, and nervous systems of the body. Not acceptable for biology major credit.
Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIO 265 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is the second part of a two-semester course to prepare students for further study in the health and medical fields. Specifically designed for students of nursing and the allied health professions. Includes structure and function of the senses, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, digestive, endocrine and reproductive systems. Not acceptable for biology major credit.
Genetics and Molecular Biology BIO 375 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of an investigation of the transmission of heritable material in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Topics include classical genetics (patterns of inheritance, linkage and chromosome mapping), molecular biology (DNA structure and function, gene expression, biotechnology), and population genetics.
Pathophysiology BIO 381 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study of the derangement of bodily function as seen in diseased states.
Evolutionary Science BIO 475 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course, basic Darwinian evolution and the history of evolutionary thought is presented. This course includes the study of the scientific processes through which both microevolution and macroevolution occur, the history of life on earth, phylogenetics, cladistics, molecular evolution, sexual selection, population genetics, and rates of evolution.
Introductory General Chemistry CHEM 101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
An introductory course that covers fundamental concepts of chemistry for students preparing for studies in nursing, paramedicine, agriculture, biology, exercise physiology, health science and other disciplines that require a one semester introduction to chemistry. This course serves as a prerequisite for CHEM 150.
Intro General Chemistry Lab CHEM 101L 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is an online introduction to chemistry lab that illustrates principles of chemistry and laboratory techniques. Participation in the course requires reading pre-lab materials, completion of a pre-lab quiz, watching videos demonstrating laboratory procedures, recording data and observations in electronic format, and completing a post-lab quiz.
Child Development CHILD210 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a theoretical, academically oriented course focusing on the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of the child from conception through adolescence. Students will explore the influences of family, peers, and social institutions on the child's development.
Infant and Toddler Development CHILD300 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course involves an in-depth study of the child from conception to three years of age. Students will beecome familiar with various theoretical perspectives in each of the developmental domains of infancy and toddlerhood. They will discuss ethical and developmental issues arising because of technological advancement and investigate infant/toddler temperament, personality, and social/emotional development. Students will also explore the influence of mothers and fathers, and the parenting and teaching techniques that are most appropriate for infants and toddlers.
Early/Middle Development CHILD310 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will explore in depth the relationships between theory, core developmental concepts, and practice in the field of child development from preschool through middle childhood. Learning and application of various theoretical perspectives to explain and interpret children's development will be explored. Coursework includes reading, summarizing, and analyzing current research and developmental topics of interest. Students will master and apply research based norms in the physical, cognitive, emotional/social, and spiritual domains of human growth and development. Emphasis will be on the application of current research.
Adolescent Development CHILD320 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course the adolescent experience will be examined within a developmental and social context, with emphasis on the importance of the family. Other contexts to be considered include peers, religion, community, schools, and broader cultural systems.
Introduction to Excel CIT 110 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to the use of spreadsheets in business. Emphasis is on learning spreadsheet literacy concepts and a popular spreadsheet application to solve business problems.
Introduction to Databases CIT 111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course covers the basic elements of database management systems. It introduces students to the concepts of logical and physical relationships in a data model and the concepts of inner and outer joins. Students will use a computer aided software engineering (CASE) tool to design, create, and query a database.
Introduction to Programming CIT 160 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of computers and information technology. Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and the binary and hexadecimal number systems, design algorithms to solve simple computing problems, and will write computer programs using Boolean logic, control structures, and functions.
Database Design & Development CIT 225 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The course deals with concepts and principles of database theory, application and management technologies. It focuses on the logical and physical database design and implementation. The course covers the use of UML semantic to describe Entity Relationship Designs (ERDs) and SQL to implement relationships between entities. SQL will be used to query and transact against a sample database.
Web Frontend Development CIT 230 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on the planning and development of web sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP with attention to usability principles.
Networking CIT 240 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course teaches general networking principles to provide an understanding of data communication protocols, transmission systems, media, and software.
Network Design I CIT 241 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course teaches the principles of network design standards and architectures. Students will learn the configuration of use and networking devices including repeaters, hubs, bridges, switches, and routers to create enterprise networks.
Object Oriented Programming CIT 260 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to object oriented programming using the Java programming language. Students will write computer programs using primitive data types, control structures, Java Swing classes, and objects. Students will read and draw UML class diagrams and will use Java swing to write programs with a graphical user interface.
Mobile Application Development CIT 261 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to give students the skills required to create mobile device applications for modern mobile devices. Because of this, the course focuses on how to solve larger, ill-structured business problems by designing and creating applications using a framework that lets you install cross platform JavaScript applications on the devices.
System Analysis and Design CIT 262 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course teaches the concepts of systems analysis and design for those desiring to work in the field of information technology. Initially, an overview of an information system and the software development life cycle (SDLC) processes are covered. Students will gain an in depth, real experience through each phase of the SDLC process. Computer aided Software (CASE) tools will be used to design and document an information system/project.
Systems Security I CIT 270 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides students with an overview of the ! eld of Information Security and Assurance. Students will be exposed to the spectrum of security activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures. This course offers a comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to take the CompTIA Security SY0-301 Certi! cation Exam. It also provides an introduction to the fundamentals of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. This course will cover new topics in network security, including psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security.
Current Tech- Exploration CIT 301B 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Special-topics course related to new and emerging technologies.
Current Tech- Integration CIT 301C 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Special-topics course related to new and emerging technologies.
Database Administration CIT 325 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on the development of stored functions, libraries, objects, procedures, and packages. Students will design and write stored database program units in PL/SQL. Students will also use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to write and test programs against database.
Web Backend Development CIT 336 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This programming course focuses on constructing dynamic web sites using PHP with databases and design patterns. The concepts introduced in the Web Frontend Development course are expected to be continued and implemented..
Operating Systems I CIT 352 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides a fundamental understanding of computer operating systems focusing on Linux.
Operating Systems II CIT 353 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides students with the administrationskills to plan, install/configure, manage, and troubleshoot a Windows ServerEnvironment.
Object-Oriented Software Develop CIT 360 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course allows students to experience a work-like environment. The course pulls together Software Engineering and Object Oriented Programming techniques learned in previous courses. Based on customer requirements, students will learn to find, evaluate, and select solutions to problems that have many ?right? solutions. Students will also learn new Object Oriented and software production techniques.
Project Management CIT 380 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces concepts, issues, approaches, tools, techniques, and technologies applicable to the management of projects. Projects can be defined as any temporary endeavor undertaken to create unique product, service, or result. The course explores how a manager can plan, organize, implement and control non-routine activities to achieve cost, schedule and performance objectives <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" N
Business Intel and Analytics CIT 381 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides an introduction to Business Intelligence, including the processes, methodologies, infrastructure, and current practices used to transform business data into useful information and support business decision-making and strategy. Business Intelligence requires foundational knowledge in data storage and retrieval, thus this course will review logical data models for both database management systems and data warehouses. Students will learn to extract and manipulate data from these systems and assess security-related issues. Data mining, visualization, and statistical analysis along with reporting options such as management dashboards are addressed. This course also provides an introduction to Analytics, or the automation of analysis, including an overview of qualitative and quantitative analysis methods and methods used to automate these processes for speed, interactivity, and quality (reliability and validity). Several examples of modern types of analytics will be introduced and explored such as descriptive, diagnostic, discovery, predictive, and prescriptive approaches. Each semester we seek out opportunities to work with real world companies, organizations on campus, or public data to examine how they and/or we can more effectively leverage existing data and how to redesign their data flows to set up improved data analysis.
Senior Practicum CIT 495 1 fall fall unchecked Materials required
This is a capstone experience for the Computer Information Technology major. There are two options available: A research paper on a relevant Information Technology topic or participate in service learning. The purpose of this course is to build on the knowledge that students have learned in the Computer Information Technology major.
Public Speaking COMM 102 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an exploration of the fundamental principles and practices of effective informative and persuasive speeches. This course examines basic elements of public speaking including increasing speaker confidence, ethics of speaking, audience analysis and adaptation, appropriate methods of delivery, researching supporting materials, effective use of presentational aids, and effective outlining and delivery of speeches.
Language Review COMM 104 1 spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course builds basic writing competence and other skills needed for today?s media and communication careers.
Writing for Communication Career COMM 111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fees: $38.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course builds basic writing competence and other skills needed for today's media and communication careers.
Visual Fundamentals COMM 125 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
For non-Communication majors, this course offers an exploration of design principles and visual skills used in graphic design, web design, digital imaging, and social media market- ing. Projects include a blog, poster, photo project, logo, web page layout, slide design, and a two-page magazine story utilizing industry standard software.
Visual Media COMM 130 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a practical application of the design principles and rules of typography to produce effective visual media. This is a hybrid course with a blend of in-class and online learning to explore the diverse skills and technologies involved in the visual design process. Students produce a portfolio of projects including fliers, ads, edited images, logos, stationery, and brochures to demonstrate design proficiency and expertise using industry-standard technology. Laptop/AdobeCC Required
Mass Media and Society COMM 140 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course surveys historical and contemporary mass media and examines their current situation and trends, with particular emphasis on concurrent impacts between the media and society. Principal media theory is also explored.
Interpersonal Theory & Practice COMM 150 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course examines basic elements and theory of human communication in a practical, relevant setting. Students will explore varied facets of interpersonal process with emphasis on improving communication skills and interpersonal relationships.
Communication Essentials COMM 175 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
For Non-Communication majors, this course helps give a basic foundation in interpersonal communication and public speaking skills and principles. Through a combination of exercises and class discussions, students develop the tools to continually work toward more effective communication.
Organizational Principles COMM 250 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an analysis of communication principles and practices in organizations from a theoretical perspective. Students will review career opportunities in the field after learning methods to improve communication practices.
Professional Presentations COMM 273 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course explores key principles and skills that will facilitate a student's move from competency in classroom presentations to excellence in professional presentations. This course will emphasize audience-centered strategies in the planning, creating, slide design, and delivery of a variety of realistic presentations in a range of professional environments, including conference room, lecture hall, and local business settings.
Comm Research Fundamentals COMM 280 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is an exploration of the methodological and mathematical tools and principles used in evaluating, designing, and executing communication and media research. A variety of projects and assignments will explore the fundamentals of research such as sampling, research design, appropriate statistical tests, focus groups, surveys, polls, and appropriate use of secondary research sources. Additionally, students will develop proficiency in data collection and analysis tools of Microsoft Excel.
Communication Career Workshop COMM 289 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will provide students with information on internships and careers within their chosen field. Students will learn how to position themselves and successfully apply for these opportunities. Students will attend campus career events and workshops to help them develop a resume, portfolio, and professional network database that will aid them in their post-graduation objectives, as well as learn about professional expectations and conduct.
Vector Graphics COMM 305 3 spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will help students build a solid foundation in Adobe Illustrator and further their understanding of the design principles, color theory and typography. Students will learn the importance of sketching, keeping layers panel organized and creating clean vector illustrations that clearly communicate their concept.
Ethics and Legal Issues COMM 307 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course requires students to recognize and practice legal reasoning in relation to issues of relevance to communication professionals. Students will learn to identify elements present in cases concerning libel, privacy, and intellectual property. Additionally, students will consider the legal constraints associated with commercial expression. Finally, students will explore ethical questions likely to arise within the field of professional communication, which cannot be adequately answered by legal means. Students will develop strategies for answering those questions and learn to apply relevant ethical principles as they do so.
Creating Online Media COMM 310 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is a technical introduction to search-engine optimization and standards-based web design and production. Students will train in semantic HTML markup, CSS-based design and dynamic PHP scripting, overview of the history, current status, and future possibilities of HTML.
Social Media Design COMM 315 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will teach students to strategically decide how best to visually communicate an engaging integrated message across the appropriate social media channels to reach the intended audience. Students will be introduced to and create a variety of solutions to clearly communicate visual online messages.
Persuasion COMM 352 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course encourages students to use logos, pathos, and ethos to extend their reach of influence by exploring means of achieving common ground among competing interests in emphasizing the critical thinking skills necessary to understand and communicate about complex, controversial issues in non-confrontational ways either written or oral, and culminates in a team-community-action project.
Conflict Mgmt and Negotiation COMM 450 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will teach students the theory needed to gain a hands-on experience to manage conflicts while using principled negotiation in a variety of personal and professional contexts. Topics in this course include conflict management strategies, negotiation, third-party intervention, and relevant strategies for effective leadership in the workplace, in interpersonal relationships, and with families.
Advocacy and Social Change COMM 470 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will prepare students seeking admittance to graduate programs in business management, human resource management, public administration, law or any other number of programs. It will also prepare students to enter professions that depend heavily on strategic communication and critical thinking. It helps students have the ability to think critically, analyze and articulate issues and communicate complex information to a general audience for informational or persuasive purposes.
Special Topics Practicum COMM 497R 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is a specialized practicum that gives students experience in targeted skill and knowledge areas. Practicum topics may vary by semester.
Construction Safety CONST320 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Students will learn how employee safety is critical to the successful completion of any construction project. This course introduces students to OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Special emphasis will be placed on recognizing the most common safety hazards in the construction industry. Upon satisfying attendance requirements, students will receive an OSHA 30-hour construction course completion card.
Project Management CONST380 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Students in this course learn the objectives that define a successful project using varying delivery methods in commercial building construction. Students will learn how to use the tools the project manager uses to successfully manage the construction of a building project.
Intro to Software Development CS 124 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is the first step in the computer science and software engineering major tract. The goal of this course is that each student will be able to solve problems in C and have a solid foundation in software development methodology. test
Object-Oriented Software Develop CS 165 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Software design and development using the object-oriented paradigm, algorithm formulation and object-oriented programming
Web Engineering I CS 213 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Internet and web basics, web fundamentals, web browsers, web servers, and web terminology. This course teaches the concepts behind the fundamental tools used for building client-side web applications. It emphasizes client side programming standards and programming tools used to create dynamic web applications.
Data Structures CS 235 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Builds on the foundation of CS 124 and CS 165 to introduce the fundamental concepts of data structures and the algorithms that proceed from them.
Software Design and Development CS 246 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Advanced object-oriented designs and software development.
Technical Communication CS 308 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Technical writing and presentation to technical audiences; professional communication including resumes' and job interview; collaboration
Web Engineering II CS 313 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course builds upon Web Engineering I, allowing students to create more advanced web applications and services. The emphasis of this course will be on server-side technologies and n-tier applications using relational database technology. Different server-side technologies will be used for creating dynamic n-tier web applications. Client-side technologies will be enhanced and combined with server-side technologies to create rich web applications.
Software Engineering I CS 364 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Software engineering overview; software requirements engineering including elicitation and specification; software design
Human-Computer Interaction CS 371 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This class will follow the development lifecycle of a single user interface (UI) intensive project building a new UI for the windows media player. During this process, we will Identify a target user, build a scenario in which this user will interact with the product, create a paper prototype of the UI, develop a functional specification, build the project into a workable media player skin, conduct a usability study with people matching the target user (and a few who do not), and redesign and rebuild the project to account for findings of the study.
Software Engineering II CS 416 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
There are two parts of CS 416: software quality engineering and software cost estimation. The first part relates to testing, verification, and validation. The second relates to estimating the cost of developing software.
Software Engineering III CS 432 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
There are two parts of CS 432: software development models and project management. The first part relates to the software process, software life cycles, and processes used to guide the development of software systems. The second relates to how to work with the human members of the team.
Computer Security CS 470 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is essentially a research class. The purpose of this class is to help each student develop the skills necessary to become a security expert in whatever domain of computer security that is important to their job when they enter the work force.
Electric Circuit Analysis I ECEN 150 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides an introduction to electrical and computer engineering. During this course you will analyze and design DC and AC circuits including: resistors, inductors, transformers and batteries. You will use Ohm's law, power and network theorems, and steady state and frequency domain analysis. A student project and presentation is required. Laboratory exercises are included.
Fundamentals of Digital Systems ECEN 160 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course explores the fundamentals of digital systems including: number systems, truth tables, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, combinational logic circuits (SSI, MSI and programmable circuits), sequential logic circuits (flip-flops, counters, and shift registers), and state machine design and analysis. Students must design and build a project that uses sequential logic and a digital simulation tool. A student presentation is required.
Econ Principles & Problems Micro ECON 150 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This introductory course in microeconomics studies the behavior of individual economic agents such as consumers and businesses in a market economy. Analytical tools are used to study the consumption and production decisions in an economy under perfect and imperfect market conditions.
Econ Principles & Problems-Macro ECON 151 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This introductory course in macroeconomics studies the national economy as a whole and its interaction with the global economy. Measurement of economic health and the use of fiscal and monetary policies to address unemployment, inflation, and growth are analyzed.
Health Economics ECON 365 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course introduces economic tools necessary to analyze the health care industry sectors, such as the Medical Care Markets, the Insurance Markets, the Physicians Services Market, the Hospital Services Markets and the Market for Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, this course explores the effects of policies and reforms in health care in the United States.
Strategies for ECSE ECSE 425 4 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $15.00 This course helps students understand and apply approaches and theory of intervention strategies, classroom management, child guidance, and direct teaching procedures with young children with and without special needs. Students will learn to use theories of direct instruction and collaboration and team interventions. The focus will be on a case study format of assessing present levels, implementing IFSP/IEP process, implementing strategies to meet goals, and monitoring child responsiveness and overall progress.
Education (Hist/Phil Pers) ED 200 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $50.00 Elementary ED and Early Childhood/Special ED Majors: This course provides future teachers with a knowledge of the historical events, philosophies, and theories that have helped build American education; fosters in them an understanding of their own personal teaching philosophy; and encourages them to develop the wisdom to follow the Savior as they strive to become Master Teachers. Secondary Ed Majors: This course is a cornerstone of secondary teacher preparation at BYU-I intended to be a threshold experience for students. Its purpose is to develop, in each of us, firm educational roots through understanding historical events, theories and philosophy of education, broadened perspectives, and enlightened discernment. Students will be encouraged to increase wisdom to follow the Savior as we strive to become Master Teachers.
History/Philosophy of Education ED 202 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $50.00 This course provides future teachers with a knowledge of the historical events, philosophies, and the theories that have helped build American education; fosters in them an understanding of their own personal teaching philosophy; and encourages them to develop the wisdom to follow the Savior as they strive to become Master Teachers.
Culture and Diversity ED 312 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Students will analyze historic and present day relationships between the American educational system and cultural dynamics. They will identify prejudices and discriminatory practices, their causes and influence on education today.
Basic Writing ENG 106 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course emphasizes basic writing conventions: effective sentences, paragraphs, and short essays. Recommended for individuals with ACT English score of 17 or below.
College Reading ENG 107 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this elective course students will develop and apply reading skills for improved textbook comprehension in the arts and sciences.
Fund of Literary Interpretation ENG 251 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces literary genres such as fiction, poetry, drama, and literary theory for English and Humanities majors and minors.
Fund of Research & Presentation ENG 252 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on written and visual rhetoric, using multiple technologies to deliver and enhance a variety of texts aimed at various audiences.
Adv Research & Literary Analysis ENG 314 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course emphasizes literature-based expository and research writing for analytical essays including explication, literary analysis, interpretation, and a research paper.
Language Theory - Grammar/Usage ENG 325 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces the study of the English language with an emphasis on grammar, usage, and semantics with an overview of history and editing.
British Lit-Neoclassic/Romantic ENG 332 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course examines works and authors of the Neoclassic and Romantic periods from Dryden to Keats and the influence of historical events, philosophical ideas, and literary trends.
American Lit - Realism & Modern ENG 335 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course examines works and authors of the Realism and Modern periods from Twain to Ellison and the influence of historical events, philosophical ideas, and literary trends on the works and authors.
Children's Literature ENG 355 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces students to the spectrum of children's literature, past and present.
Rhetorical Studies ENG 450 3 fall fall syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Exercise Physiology ESS 375 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course teaches a branch of physiology that deals with the functioning of the human body during exercise and movement. Exercise will be used to better understand physiology and the body functioning during homeostasis. Students will gain an in-depth learning of metabolism and fuel utilization, muscle function, respiration, and neurophysiology. In addition, physiology is used to explain concepts and trends in exercise and human performance.
The Family FAML 100 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course applies gospel truth and a supportive scholarship to strengthen marriage and family relationships using ?The Family: A Proclamation to the World? as the guiding framework.
Marriage Skills FAML 110 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course consists of the foundational principles of successful marriages with application to strengthening marriages.
Intro Marriage & Family Studies FAML 150 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an introductory and required course for all students desiring to obtain a major in marriage and Family. This course is inappropriate for non-majors. Students with a Marriage and Family minor may also enroll in the course. This course includes an overview of historical and current scientific, societal, and family issues related to the family sciences. Applications will be made to career and advanced educational opportunities, as well as family, church, and community settings.
Family Relations FAML 160 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course overviews family development across the lifespan including the study of the family as a system, family interaction, family issues, and family roles. It will emphasize the relationship of the family and its environment with consideration of the cultural diversity and heritage of families.
Preparation for Marriage FAML 200 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course highlights skills, attitudes, behaviors, and principles needed to prepare oneself for a strong marriage and to wisely select a marriage partner. Preparation for marriage is also emphasized by focusing on healthy practices related to dating, courtship, engagement, and the transition following marriage.
Parenting FAML 220 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course involves a study of theories, principles, and practices needed to build nurturing and supportive parent-child relationships and to guide children toward healthy developmental outcomes.
Marriage FAML 300 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on contemporary issues affecting marriage, along with skills and principles needed to build strong and successful marriages.
Family Stress and Coping FAML 360 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course involes a study of families under stress, including the many external and internal influences that play a role in determining a family?s experience of stress. An ecological model will be used to understand potential risk factors that pose problems for families, along with protective factors that help families to be resilient. Focus will be maintained to learn ways to help families under stress.
Family Theories & Dynamics FAML 400 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course involves an in-depth look at family theories and their assumptions including: systems theory, exchange theory, family development theory, and symbolic interactionism and ecological theory. Family processes related to power, communication, dysfunctions and addictions, rules and patterns of interaction, distance regulation, and family rituals will be explored. Students will use theory to develop intervention and prevention programs.
Family & Community Relationships FAML 430 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $60.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course consists of ecological and gospel perspectives on providing family-focused prevention and intervention services and support to diverse families. Emphasis will be on communicating with families, empowering parents, developing family and professional partnerships, interagency collaboration, and accessing and linking families and community resources.
Family Practicum FAML 445 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will give students practical experience by having them prepare the curriculum needed to teach a workshop or seminar on some aspect of family life. After preparing the curriculum, students will market the program, conduct the workshop, and evaluate the effectiveness of the education. A strong emphasis will be placed on how to teach effectively in group settings.
Child and Family Advocacy FAML 460 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $50.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course focuses on current challenges or issues being experienced by children and families and on the development of public policies to address these issues. An ecological approach to the study of policy formation with the aim of gaining knowledge and skills to successfully advocate for appropriate and effective child and family policies will be explored.
Intro Family & Consumer Sci FCS 101 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course covers basic concepts, philosophy, career exploration, and professional development in the Family and Consumer Science area.
Clothing Construction I FCS 207 2 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Course Fees: $11.00 This course is for those with little or no sewing experience. Students will learn the application of construction principles from commercial patterns in making apparel. Emphasis will be on basic construction techniques and fundamental ! tting. Materials approximately cost $50 or more.
Money Management FCS 340 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course covers financial concepts of direct concern to the individual or family. Budgeting, financial institutions and services, consumer buying, use and control of credit, financial records, buying and selling homes, insurance, and basic investments will be explored.
American Foundations FDAMF101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The history of the United States holds lessons for people everywhere. This course examines the full range of American history with the goal of better understanding the political, economic, and cultural ideals and institutions that explain the successes and limitations of the United States. This course also has interdisciplinary elements and draws deeply from political science, cultural studies, and economics to illuminated the American past.
Writing & Reasoning Foundations FDENG101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
An introduction to academic inquiry and writing, laying the foundation for further academic and professional development. Students will learn to think and read critically and practice the writing process, including invention, research, summary, synthesis and analysis, revision, and editing. Students will work on several major writing assignments, including a research project in which they will gather information from a range of valid sources, demonstrating they can analyze and use that information purposefully, following appropriate documentation.
Advanced Writing and Research FDENG301 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Students learn how to reason carefully and express ideas clearly. Students develop these competencies as they learn to recognize strong arguments, uncover assumptions, evaluate evidence, recognize rhetorical patterns, and infer ideas from data. To apply their understanding of these skills, students write summaries, essays synthesizing ideas from diverse sources, critiques of arguments, and research papers that focus on issues relevant to their majors.
Foundations of Humanities FDHUM110 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Introduction to the Humanities. Students will examine key works in the arts from Renaissance through the early 20th Century, their historical and cultural context, and the artistic principles that contribute to heir significance. Students will then apply these principles in their own creative work, and in making value assessments about the arts. Content and Topics Topics covered in this course include elements of visual art, music, theatre, literature, cinema; works of art within their historical periods and styles. Key works for all sections include: Shakespeare's Macbeth and Michael Curtiz's film Casablanca
Global Hotspot: Pakistan FDINT211 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Few countries in the world are more strategically critical yet less understood than Pakistan. This young country in an ancient land lies at the crossroads of history, religion, language, and culture. On the front-line in the war against terror, this nuclear power is in the midst of political turmoil whose outcome will have great implications for the rest of the world. Content and Topics Topics covered in this course include: the Taliban; the partition of British India; geography; history; foreign policy; Kashmir; culture; religion; nuclear weapons; language and tribalism; economics; Islamic militancy; the Afghan-Soviet war; and the 2005 earthquake. Additional readings may be required.
Math for the Real World FDMAT108 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course prepares students to understand, analyze, and solve real-life problems that require quantitative reasoning. Topics include the meaning of probabilities, how to read, critique, and apply statistical information found in news reports, public policy debates, consumer reports, and other daily life and professional situations; the use of mathematical models in describing, understanding, and making predictions about real world phenomena; and the mathematics of budgeting, loans, and investments. Topics will be illustrated by examples and applications from daily life and natural phenomena. Math for the Real World is to inspire students to act wisely when faced with quantitative challenges in collegiate coursework, employment, and daily living.
College Algebra FDMAT110 3 fall fall spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course includes the study of elementary analysis of functions having discrete or connected domains. Methods of solving equations. Systems of equations and matrices. Strong connections to real world applications of functions and matrices will be made. Students who will take Calculus are strongly encouraged to take Math 109 instead of Math 110.
Calculus I FDMAT112 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course includes the study of limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and transcendental functions. Properties and applications of the above.
Book of Mormon FDREL121 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer unchecked Materials required
This course is required for graduation. This course is a study of the content and teachings of the Book of Mormon, from 1st Nephi through Alma 29. Catalog years 2015 and forward may take FDREL 121 & FDREL 122 to fulfill the FDREL 275 requirement.
Book of Mormon FDREL122 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is required for graduation. This course is a study of the content and teachings of the Book of Mormon from Alma 30 through Moroni. Catalog years 2015 and forward may take FDREL 121 & FDREL 122 to fulfill the FDREL 275 requirement.
Missionary Preparation FDREL130 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to help prepare students for missionary service by utilizing principles that reflect and supplement the emphasis taught in the &quot;Preach My Gospel&quot; manual. This course is highly recommended for all pre-missionaries.
The Eternal Family FDREL200 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is required for graduation. This course centers on The Family: A Proclamation to the World and develops gospel doctrines and principles pertaining to a successful and happy marriage and family life. Practical skills required to achieve and sustain provident living will also be explored and practiced.
New Testament FDREL211 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study ofthe life and teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in the four gospels.
New Testament FDREL212 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study ofthe early church and epistles from Acts through Revelation.
Foundations of the Restoration FDREL225 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is required for graduation. In this course students will study key revelations, doctrine, people, and events related to the Restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ. As they do so, they will build upon their previous sequential and topical gospel study experiences. This course will provide the doctrinal foundation and historical context needed to gain an accurate understanding of Church doctrine and history. Students will study the scriptures, doctrine, and Church history in ways that relate to their lives and circumstances.
Jesus Christ Everlasting Gospel FDREL250 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on the eternal ministry of Jesus Christ and His divine roles and teachings throughout His premortal, mortal, and postmortal life. Special emphasis is given to the Savior's central role in Heavenly Father's plan for His children. Students are invited to deepen their love for and testimony of Jesus Christ and to become more devoted disciples. This course builds upon students' previous sequential and topical gospel study experiences and is taught using blocks of scripture in context from across the standard works as well as the teachings of modern prophets.
Introduction to Family History FDREL261 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course students will learn the doctrines surrounding family history and temple work. Skills associated with gathering, preserving, researching, and sharing family records, as well as doing temple work for ancestors will be introduced.
Teachings of Book of Mormon FDREL275 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is required for graduation. This course focuses on doctrine and themes found throughout the writings, teachings, and sermons of the Book of Mormon. Emphasis is given to prophetic witnesses of Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. This course builds upon students? previous sequential and topical gospel study experiences. Both FDREL 121 and FDREL 122 can be taken to fulfill this requirement.
Old Testament FDREL301 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study ofthe Old Testament from Genesis through 2 Samuel, with an emphasis on doctrine and principles.
Old Testament FDREL302 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study ofthe Old Testament from The Kings through Malachi.
Doctrine and Covenants FDREL324 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study of the history, content, doctrine, and covenants found in sections 1 through 76 of the Doctrine and Covenants.
Doctrine and Covenants FDREL325 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is a study ofthe history, content, doctrine, and covenants in sections 77 through Official Declaration 2 of the Doctrine and Covenants.
Teachings of the Living Prophets FDREL333 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course centers its emphasis on the role, function, and teachings of living prophets, seers, and revelators as building blocks of faith in a world of challenge and confusion.
Science Foundations FDSCI101 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
An introduction to the nature, practice, power, and limitations of science, as well as relationships between science and religion, and science and society. These topics are explored through the study of selected episodes of scientific discovery that demonstrate methodical and creative aspects of scientific inquiry, and the self-correcting nature of science.
Natural Disasters FDSCI201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $18.00 (not applicable to online sections) Examine the causes and consequences of natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, and coastal hazards. Students work in a team environment and examine case studies of ancient and modern events, emphasizing effects on science, engineering, history, economics, politics, and the arts. Study lessons learned from past events and determine what is being done or should be done to mitigate future disasters. Class includes a field trip.
Environmental Stewardship FDSCI203 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
As individuals, it is often difficult to see or understand the consequences our decisions, actions, or existence may have on our environment and those around us. The purpose of this class is to show the effects each of us has as a member of a worldwide population of over seven billion, and the effects our population has on a local, regional, and global scale. The focus will be on how individually and collectively we impact the quality of our environment and human living conditions for both good and bad. Case studies will be used to examine an array of ecological, biological, agricultural, technological, economical, social, political and other issues associated with a burgeoning human population. Class members will receive a foundation whereby they can make informed choices about their life, family, and community, and be better stewards of Earth's resources.
DNA: Identity, Disease, Design FDSCI205 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The structure of DNA stands as one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century and has led to multi-billion dollar advancements in medicine and agriculture. An understanding of DNA and its applications is necessary to distinguish fact from fiction, make informed decisions, and take full advantage of emerging DNA technologies. This course presents the fundamental concepts related to DNA including its history, structure, function, regulation, and inheritance. The remaining course material explores multiple issues and topics that are founded in DNA technology. These include the causes and treatments associated with genetic disorders, the creation of genetically modified foods, identification through DNA fingerprinting, tracing of family lineages, the applications and ethics of cloning and stem cell technology, and the underlying mechanism of organic evolution. Course methods include lecture, discussion, and hands-on exercises related to the subject material.
World Foundations I FDWLD101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is part of a two-course sequence. Taking both World Foundations 101 and World Foundations 201 completely satisfies the Cultural Foundations requirement. World Foundations 101 is the first half of a two-course sequence that examines great world civilizations through literature, art, music, philosophy, and history.
World Foundations II FDWLD201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
World Foundations II is the second half of a two-course sequence that examines great world civilizations through literature, art, music, philosophy, and history. Two aspects of this course give it power. First, the integration of disciplines-literature, art, architecture, history, religion, philosophy, music and politics-in our study of various civilizations should produce a rich appreciation for the immense potential of the human spirit. Second, the use of two themes-redemption and moral revelation-throughout the two courses will provide a point of view that can help you, the student, make connections between the cultures, civilizations, and periods of time that we study and explore how God strives with his children to help them reach their potential. Taking both FDWLD 101 and FDWLD 201 can substitute for the requirement to take FDCA 101 and a 200-level FDCA course.
Intro to F.H. Part One: Rcrd Grp FHGEN111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This online course is an introduction to basic genealogical research principles and record groups. The course focuses on solving basic United States research problems. You will learn how to find original sources to answer genealogical questions, record genealogical information using professional standards, use key genealogical sources, and organize family history information. The course focuses on United States research. The principles and approaches can apply to worldwide family history research. Other FHGEN courses offered at BYU-Idaho focus on international research.
Intro to F.H. Part Two: Analysis FHGEN112 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Welcome to FHGEN 112: Family History Research Part 2: Analysis of Research Evidence. A primary goal of this course is to help you learn how to think like a professional genealogist throughout each step of The Research Process. You will learn and practice the skills of a professional genealogist such as defining a research problem, identifying and analyzing known information, developing a research plan, gathering information, analyzing that information, and recording conclusions. Throughout the semester, you will be reminded of how the lesson materials relate back to the overall research process. This course is also an introduction and continuation of basic genealogical research principles. The course focuses on solving basic United States research problems. You will learn how to find and cite original sources, research and analyze pedigrees and evidence, record genealogical information using professional standards, use key genealogical sources, and organize family history information. This course, in conjunction with the other courses in this program, will help prepare you to apply for a professional genealogy credential through ICAPGen or BCG. This course has been designed to provide you with solid academic content and develop practical research skills which are critical for a professional genealogist across many research settings. Please note that this course does not teach you basic computer skills, rather it is assumed that you are already quite familiar with using a computer. If you need to develop or refresh your computer skills, you are welcome to study the YouTube video, Learn Computer Basics Tutorial for Beginners Part 1 and the Computer Basics tutorial series from GCFLearnFree.org.
Internet and Computer Skills FHGEN120 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to genealogical software, key genealogical resources on the Internet, and the computer search skills essential for genealogical research. This course does not provide instruction in how to use a computer.
Paleography FHGEN130 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This online course is an introduction to paleography as it relates to genealogical research. Paleography is the study of ancient writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts. The course focuses on United States records, and introduces you to Old English, German, and Scandinavian scripts found in US and European records.
Genealogical Writing FHGEN140 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Principles of effective report writing for genealogical projects, including formatting, documentation, source citations, and presentation of genealogical data. Through case studies, students will learn how to prepare effective genealogical reports for clients.
The Family and Society FHGEN160 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course explores the relationship of the family to law and society. It examines the role of the family during key periods of American history. Students will learn how important events that took place in American history have impacted the family, law, and society. They will also study how these events affect genealogical research, including focusing on what records have been created, where they are now, and how researchers can use the records.
Research Methodology, Part 1 FHGEN211 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Welcome to FHGEN 211, Research Methodology Part 1! This is an exciting, rigorous course in which you can apply your knowledge of family history research. In FHGEN 211 you will manage research projects researching several different families and global record collections. Treat this course as &quot;your first family history job.&quot; You will need to think critically and solve problems. You will need to apply prior knowledge and skills that you gained through other family history courses and experiences. This is a practicum-type course. It is designed to give you supervised, practical application of previously studied material, real-world research experience, and prepare you to engage in professional client research. Your research will include research plans, reports that explain search results, research calendars, family group records, and other research forms and best practices. To succeed in this course, you will need to be a self-motivated researcher who works collaboratively with your classmates and learns from the mentoring your instructor will give you.
Research Methodology, Part 2 FHGEN212 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides further practice in effective genealogical research methodology. It is a continuation of Research Methodology Part One. Through assigned and self-selected research projects, students will gain experience in using various records and sources to solve genealogical problems and write professional-quality research reports.
Geog Spec Course1: US Regions 1 FHGEN251A 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in the U.S. Regions. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course 1: B.I. Part 1 FHGEN251B 3 fall fall spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in the British Isles. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course 1: German Part1 FHGEN251C 3 fall fall winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in Germany. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course1: Scandinavian1 FHGEN251D 3 fall fall winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in Scandinavia. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course2: US Research 2 FHGEN252A 3 fall fall winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in the U. S. Regions. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course 2: B.I. Part 2 FHGEN252B 3 fall fall winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in the British Isles. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course2: German Part 2 FHGEN252C 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in Germany. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Geog Spec Course2: Scandinavian2 FHGEN252D 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on how to do genealogical research in Scandinavia. Through case studies and assignments, students will learn about records, including their geographical-historical background and principles of paleography. They will learn methods for reconstruction of individual families and understand the development of demographic and family history studies. Students will learn key record types for the area and how to use them to find genealogical information. Students will produce a research report on how they solved an area-specific research problem.
Genealogy as a Business FHGEN270 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course teaches students how to apply their genealogical skills to conduct paid genealogical research for clients. Students will learn how to establish and manage a research business. Students will also learn about other job opportunities for genealogists. Students will learn how genealogists conduct a successful research business. They will prepare a business plan that consists of a marketing plan that uses various media, including print and electronic. They will create a resume and learn how to conduct a successful job interview.
Capstone: Professional Research FHGEN399 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course, students will apply the skills they have gained in the Family History Applied Associates Degree program. Students will practice evidentiary analysis and writing skills in preparing different types of reports and exploring professional credentialing options in the field of genealogy. Students will learn about real-world environments by interacting with online guest speakers. Students will gain experience in completing research projects for clients. They will choose a client (fellow student, family member, or friend) and conduct research. They will prepare a well-organized client report. Students will add family history information to RootsMagic software.
Physical Geology GEOL 111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is a great introductory course for anyone curious about active geologic processes and resources. It focuses on recognizing and understanding how observed features on the earth came to exist and what will likely occur in the future. Students taking Geology 111 must also register for Geology 111L.
Research Methods GEOL 490R 4 winter winter unchecked Materials required
Beginning German I GER 101 4 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Introduction of vocabulary, language structures, and cultural topics, with an emphasis on the language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Money Management HFED 340 3 summer summer unchecked Materials required
Personal Health & Fitness HRHP 131 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will teach that the benefits of exercise along with healthy lifestyle habits are reaped through action. The American lifestyle does not provide the human body with sufficient physical activity to enhance or maintain adequate health. The way of life has become a serious threat from an increased deterioration rate of the human body that it can lead to premature illness and mortality. Along with the most up-to-date health, fitness, and nutrition guidelines, the information in this course will provide extensive behavior modification strategies to help the individual abandon negative habits and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. However, the information taught will be of little value if individuals are unable to abandon an unhealthy lifestyle pattern and adopt and maintain positive behaviors.
Intro to Community Health HS 240 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces agencies, facilities, and programs that play a role in the prevention of disease and the promotion of health in the community. Special emphasis is placed on the competencies needed for community health professionals and health educators to function in a variety of community and teaching settings.
Medical Terminology HS 280 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an introduction course into the language of medicine.
Hospital & Health Administration HS 285 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Each of the twelve focuses for this course are listed in the course outline. They are designed to introduce students to the possibility of pursuing a career in healthcare administration. Materials for the course are drawn from a variety of publications and electronic sources. The course materials and syllabus will be available via Brain Honey.
Environmental Health HS 310 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course teaches aspects of human health that impact the quality of life as determined by physical, biological, social, and psychosocial factors in the environment. Students are provided with a concise knowledge base of how air, water, food, and environmental agents may affect overall health.
Communicable & Non-Comm Diseases HS 320 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course students will be able to clearly describe and communicate important aspects of the disease process including the physiology of inflammation, the chain of infection, six groups of micro-organisms, and differentiate between four types of acquired immunity. They will be able to define, identify, compare, and contrast over 200 specific diseases/disorders. Students will then be able to explain, differentiate, and compare the etiology and common signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, treatment, prognosis affecting major body systems including the cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, nervous, musculoskeletal, reproductive, renal, urinary and integumentary systems. They will be able to critically analyze a patient's clinical presentation and be able to identify a potential diagnosis based on the patient's history, pertinent symptoms and exam findings, and diagnostic procedure. Students will also be able to analyze and employ different resources available to maintain and/or increase the skills and information needed to remain current in the field.
Healthcare Finance HS 345 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to Healthcare Finance for Healthcare Administration majors who contemplate careers in administration - hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, specialty hospitals, integrated health systems, long-term care facilities and medical group practices.
Epidemiology HS 370 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is the study of the distribution of diseases and pathophysiological conditions of humans and of factors which influence their occurrence. The course requires an understanding of statistical principles.
Managing Healthcare Provider Org HS 375 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to introduce Healthcare Administration majors to the specific issues and body of knowledge pertaining to the management of: hospitals, specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, medical group practices, and long-term care facilities. Emphasis is placed on guest lectures by professionals from each of these types of provider organizations.
Healthcare Strategy HS 378 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed for Healthcare Administration majors and focuses on leadership and management methods and strategies. Part 2 utilizes case studies to illustrate important skills and methods.
Industrial Fire Safety HS 384 2 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course introduces students to the International Fire Code orienting them to the basics of understanding of how to read code, interpret code, and apply modern codes in various situations. Students will enjoy learning in a hands-on fashion as they visit a variety of local businesses in Rexburg and on campus to perform fire code enforcement inspections. They will learn to develop and write reports and inspection forms to use in their enforcement inspections. Students seeking work in fields related to Occupational Health and Safety, Firefighting, Public Safety, Insurance, Corporate Safety, etc. should take this course.
Program Planning/Implementation HS 390 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides the framework for skill development in organizaion, planning, and implementing comprehensive health promotion programs. Key topics include: planning models, needs assessment, intervention theories/models, budgeting, marketing, and implementation practices. This course meets some requirements for taking the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
Research Methods & Program Eval HS 391 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 (not applicable to online sections) This course is an introduction to scientific writing, assessment instruments, data collection, research design, and statistical analysis. This will help prepare students to take the CHES exam. Students will be able to define plagiarism and recognize when it is present in their own writing and in the writing of others. They will also be able to propose, design and conduct a small research project, work collaboratively and effectively with other people to meet a common goal, and present their research findings through written and oral communication. Students will understand their relationship between scientific and spiritual inquiry, the strengths and limitations of each, and the role of each in the pursuit of truth.
Community Health Methods HS 401 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to give students practical hands-on experience of health promotion skills that a health promotion educator will use.
Health Behavior Theories/Models HS 420 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course provides a basic and theoretical understanding of the social, emotional/mental, physical, and lifestyle factors related to human behavior. Practical strategies are used to identify barriers to behavior and to enhance and improve health. This course will prepare students to take the CHES exam.
Manage Tech in HC Provider Orgs HS 425 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to provide information and skills for managing technology in provider organizations. Emphasis is placed on department-by-department technologies, manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, analytical tools and methods, the fixed asset file, depreciation of capital assets, and capital budgeting.
Healthcare Insurance Industry HS 465 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is for Healthcare Administration majors. It focuses on third-party reimbursement and payment methodologies, beginning with CMS (Medicare and Medicaid), Traditional Indemnity Insurance, and Managed Care. It also analyzes the business office functions that permit a healthcare organization to maximize reimbursement and to negotiate and administrate contracts with third-party providers.
Health Communications HS 472 3 fall fall unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to give students an exposure to different areas of communication and instructs them on how to most effectively distribute health information. Programs will be administered according to what an individual will most likely encounter while working in the field of Health Promotion or Worksite Wellness. There will be specific assignments that will be completed in the course of the semester. This course will cover other areas as time permits.
International Health HS 480 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $15.00 This course explores meaning of "health" as it applies to people of many different cultures throughout the world. Provides an international evaluation of the health status of these many different cultures, including their morbidity and mortality rates. This course also evaluates the many health promotion methods used to create healthy lifestyles and environmental concerns among these cultures.
Medical Law and Ethics MA 106 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to the legal aspects of medical care including fundamental statues of the common laws that govern the physician-patient relationship, medical ethics, and federal and state regulatory agencies. Current issues involving medical ethics are discussed.
Beginning Algebra MATH 100B 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The arithmetic of integers and rational numbers as well as an introduction to algebra will be studied. This course is recommended for those needing basic algebra before taking progressively higher math courses.
Precalculus MATH 109 5 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course includes a combination of College Algebra and Trigonometry. It is intended to prepare students for Calculus or other math and science courses. Elementary analysis of functions having discrete or connected domains, methods of solving equations, and systems of equations and matrices will be explored. Triangle relationships, graphs of periodic functions, trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, and applications of trigonometry will also be covered.
Trigonometry MATH 111 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course covers trigonometric functions, triangle relationships, graphs, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, and applications. Applications of trigonometry will be emphasized throughout the course.
Multivariable Calculus MATH 215 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
In this course students will study polar coordinates, parametric curves, vectors, vector geometry, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, gradient, optimization, multiple integration, vector fields, and operations on scalar and vector fields. Emphasis will be on methods and applications. Math 215 and Math 214 cannot both be taken for credit.
Business Statistics MATH 221A 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course business students will study graphical represenstation of data, measure of center and spread, elementary probability, sampling distributions, correlation and regression, statistical inference involving means, proportions, and contingency tables.
Biostatistics MATH 221B 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring summer summer syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course students will study graphical representations of data, measures of center and spread, elementary probability, sampling distributions, correlations and regression, statistical inference involving means, proportions, and contingency tables, odds ratio and relative risk.
Social Science Statistics MATH 221C 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course students will study graphical representation of data, measures of center and spread, elementary probability, sampling distributions, correlation and regression, statistical inference involving means, proportions, and contingency tables.
Engineering Graphics ME 172 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Fundamentals of 3D parametric modeling and engineering design concepts including: orthographic projection, auxiliary views, sectioning, dimensions, working drawings, assembly modeling, parametric modeling fundamentals, and standards (ANSI and ISO). Instruction in computer-aided design tools with application to Mechanical Engineering.
Engineering Mechanics: Statics ME 201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Concepts of forces, moments and other vector quantities, free body diagrams, particle and rigid body statics, trusses, frames and machines, friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Vector analysis used. All students enrolled/planning to enroll in ME 201 will be required to demonstrate proficiency in math fundamentals by achieving a minimum score of 80%in the ALEKS Math Prep for College Physics course.
Strength of Materials ME 202 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Review of equations of static equilibrium; introduction to engineering stress and strain; thermal loading; stress distributions and deflections resulting from axial, torsional, and transverse (beam) loadings; combined loading problems; stress and strain transformation, Mohr's circle; column buckling.
Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics ME 204 3 spring spring unchecked Materials required
The study and application of the concepts of dynamics to particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies. Scalar and vector analysis used.
Manufacturing Processes I ME 231 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Introduction to manufacturing processes. Topics include: basic material science, mass reduction processes (milling, turning, drilling, etc.), separating and deforming processes (cutting, shearing, bending, etc.), mass conserving processes (casting and polymer/composite processes), joining processes (thermal, mechanical, and chemical), finishing processes, new technologies in manufacturing, and measuring tools.
Advanced CADD ME 272 3 winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Applications of computer aided drafting and design using SolidWorks software. Topics include ANSI and ISO drafting standards, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, sheet metal, weldments, and working drawings.
Professional Seminar (BSN) NURS 316 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This survey course is designed to enable students begin to establish their identity in the health care professions, explore differences in ASN and BSN education and practice levels, and learn basic nursing theories. Offered as an online course.
Nursing Research (BSN) NURS 338 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course offers the learner knowledge and experience in exploring the practice of systematic inquiry, including quantitative and qualitative processes, for the advancement and structuring of nursing knowledge. It provides a forum for discussion of the development, application and evaluation of nursing research and allows the learner opportunity to examine research credibility and understand how research informs evidence-based practice.
Health/Wellness in Aging Adult NURS 340 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This semester course describes the role of the nurse in promoting optimum nursing care for health and wellness in the aging adult.
Advanced Nursing Concepts NURS 400 5 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The Advanced Nursing Concepts course is designed around three modules: teaching/learning, critical care, and aging populations. The teaching/learning module relates to implementing a variety of teaching strategies appropriate to content, setting, learner needs, learning style, and desired learner outcomes. The critical care module examines approaches to complex clinical issues in critically ill populations. An introduction to aging populations examines the impact of aging on families, caregivers, and health care delivery systems. In each module, students will have the opportunity to design and administer nursing practice from both a conceptual and a practical perspective. Students will demonstrate their competence within these modules by meeting accepted evidence based standards within each module.
Community Nursing (BSN) NURS 449 5 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This survey course supports the student in exploring the nursing process in community health nursing practice for the purpose of preventing disease and disability, and promoting, protecting and maintaining healthy populations within a community.
Nursing Leadership (BSN) NURS 450 5 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
NURS 450 provides RN to BSN learners with opportunities to understand and analyze leadership and management within nursing and nursing practice by creating a clinical project. This course was created for the mid-level or potential mid-level manager at the BSN level of education, and should give the learner a good background in becoming a charge nurse, mid-level coordinator, etc. The ideas of caring relationships built into the role and responsibilities of nursing management will be explored, and learners will gain understanding, skills, and strategies to facilitate professional nursing practice, effectively lead individuals, and manage human resource functions within health care agencies. For this course you will complete a clinical project of your choosing. For more information regarding this see the Clinical Project Template (or clink on the link above titled &quot;For clinical project information click here.&quot;)
Essentials of Human Nutrition NUTR 150 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of the food oriented study of nutrition facts and principles as a basis for dietary choices; consequences of food choices; scientific examination of controversial topics.
Nutrient Metabolism NUTR 200 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of the nutrient oriented study of nutrition facts and principles; metabolic consequences of nutrient intakes; techniques of communicating valid nutrition concepts.
Introductory Applied Physics I PH 105 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an introductory general physics course, including a lab component. Also, target students for this course include those interested in pre-med, dental, physical therapy, construction management, and so on.
Principles of Physics I PH 121 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course is the first semester of the calculus-based Principles of Physics sequence. The course is designed for students majoring in physics, engineering, chemistry, and mathematics. The course centers on mechanics, the study of forces and motion as described through Newton's three laws of motion and the concept of energy.
Engineering Physics PH 223 4 fall fall winter winter unchecked Materials required
This course is designed for students majoring in mechanical engineering. It is a one-semester calculus based physics course covering topics in waves, electricity, magnetism, and optics. These areas of study are important in a wide variety of engineering applications. For example, an understanding of wave properties is essential in the proper design of structures. A knowledge of electric and magnetic fields is required for any system that involves transmission of electrons for either communication or power generation purposes. Finally, principles of optics are involved in fiber-optic communication, instrument design, scanners, surveillance, etc.
American Government POLSC110 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of an English background of American institutions, colonial systems of government, the Constitution, and the evolution and adoption of government to the changing role of the United States as an industrialized member of the world of nations and the changing federal/state relations.
Intro to Comparative Politics POLSC150 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will consists of the major types of government in present use: historical development, organization, and operation.
International Politics POLSC170 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of the study of the geographic, demographic, economic, and ideological factors affecting international behavior, including the function of power, diplomacy, international law, and organization
General Psychology PSYCH111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This is an introductory course in Psychology which surveys the various fields of psychology and application of selected psychological principles to life situations.
Career Development in Psychology PSYCH112 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the career opportunities in psychology. Students will explore the different opportunities available in each level of training, i.e. baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate and focus on how to maximize the chances of being accepted into a competitive graduate program. Students will also explore various professional issues including APA accreditation, licensure and certification, ethics, and future trends. Students will be required to participate in career development testing in the career center, begin developing their own application materials (vita/resume, cover letter, biographical sketch, statements of purpose, strength/weakness, etc.), participate in videotaped mock interviews, and set out a three to four year career plan. This course is intended for those students who have already decided to major in psychology, rather than those who are simply curious about the field.
Developmental Psych Lifespan PSYCH201 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course consists of the study of biological, affective, social and cognitive aspects of development through the life span.
Research Methods PSYCH302 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course explores the basic principles of conducting research in psychology. Some of the topics include, but are not limited to: research design, data collection, analysis, reporting results, and ethics of doing research. This course should be completed by the beginning of junior year.
History & Systems of Psychology PSYCH311 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course studies the historical movements and intellectual commitments of the past, early pioneers in the field of psychology, contemporary issues and assumptions that form the discipline of psychology. This class should be completed by the beginning of junior year.
Leisure in Society RM 304 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to the foundational theories, philosophies, concepts, and history of the Recreation Management profession. Topics include challenges associated with leisure, leisure values, and the impact leisure has on the individual, the family, and society.
Accessible Recreation RM 307 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed as a professional foundations course in Inclusive and Special Recreation. The three primary goals of the course are to give the student (1) an understanding of Special Populations individuals and their disabilities; (2) an understanding of the role of recreation and leisure in the life of Special Populations; and (3) an introduction to the field of therapeutic recreation services.
Therapeutic Recreation: Intro RM 370 3 winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is an introduction to the field of Therapeutic Recreation and clinical interventions for individuals with special needs or problems. Students will participate in an in-depth exploration of different impairments and the application of therapeutic recreation and is required for students emphasizing in Therapeutic Recreation and professionals who wish to work with individuals with special needs.
Therapeutic Rec: Evid Practice RM 371 3 winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 This course identifies and explains definitions of therapeutic recreation and different therapeutic recreation practice models. Students will understand and apply interdisciplinary theories employed in therapeutic recreation programming and describe the process and procedures for developing specific programs. This is a required course for all students with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
Applied Therapeutic Recreation RM 373R 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed for Recreational Management majors who are emphasizing in Therapeutic Recreation to give students experience in the work force with those of special populations, as well as learning how to implement the TR Process, Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and discharge in diverse settings.
Therapeutic Rec: Assess & Eval RM 471 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on patient assessment including quantitative and qualitative date, treatment plan development, and evaluation. Students will be required to apply these skills from the Therapeutic Recreation Process in a variety of settings. This is a required course for all students with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
Therapeutic Rec: Program Dynamic RM 472 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 This course is designed to provide the Therapeutic Recreation student with practical exposure to a broad range of therapeutic techniques and to assist in gaining clinical skills and competencies needed to plan and implement programs for people with impairments. Students will be required to apply these skills from the Therapeutic Recreation process in a variety of settings. This is a required course for all students with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
Thrp Rec: Adv of the Profession RM 473 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fee: $20.00 This course presents the foundation for issues relating to professional competence, financial management, supervisory communication and management in the field of therapeutic recreation. This is a required course for all students with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
Introduction to Sociology SOC 111 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course focuses on the social and cultural foundations of human life. Its basic concepts enable the students to better appreciate how they and others are molded and shaped by society, and to understand the complexity of the social forces in their environment.
Social Problems SOC 112 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is designed to acquaint the student with current social problems and suggests possible means of prevention and/or solution.
Sociology of the Family SOC 311 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course will help students understand how social forces influence American family life, including their own family experiences. Students will learn about the diversity of family arrangements in American society, and current/historical trends in dating, marriage, and childbearing.
Race and Ethnic Relations SOC 323 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course considers historic, as well as present day, relationships of racial and ethnic groups. The students analyze the causes and influences of prejudices and discriminatory practices.
Beginning Spanish I SPAN 101 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is for beginners with less than two years of high school Spanish. Emphasis is on basic language skills of listening speaking, reading, and writing. Not appropriate for Spanish-speaking returned missionaries.
Beginning Spanish II SPAN 102 4 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
In this course emphasis is on basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Not appropriate for Spanish-speaking returned missionaries.
Read in Hispanic Lit Adv Speaker SPAN 302 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course involves Spanish language reading combined with a review of key grammar concepts. Entry level for returned missionaries and similarly advanced non-natives who learned Spanish outside of the classroom.
Hist/Phil Sped Early & Childhood SPED 200 2 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Course Fees: $50.00 ECSE/SPED Majors: This course provides future teachers with the knowledge of the historical events, philosophies, and theories that have helped build American education; fosters in them an understanding of their own personal teaching philosophy; and encour- ages them to develop the wisdom to follow the Savior as they strive to become Master Teachers.
Exceptional Students: P-Grade 6 SPED 310 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
This course will emphasize the types and developmental patterns of specific exceptionalities (including giftedness and poverty), addressing risk factors, etiology, characteristics, and classification of common disabilities. Focus will also be on legal issues, parent/student rights, responsibilities of teachers, both general education and special education, quality teaching for ALL students, including intervention strategies, accommodations, and the use of community resources to meet children's individual needs. Child maltreatment, including legal requirements, is introduced.
Students w/ Severe Disabilities SPED 441 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Prospective special education teachers will be introduced to the medical, cognitive, motor and communication needs of students with severe disabilities. The requirements and procedures for alternative assessment will be taught and implemented. Emphasis will be placed on designing curriculum including technology for students with severe disabilities. Legal and ethical considerations for providing educational services for students with severe disabilities will be explored.
Introduction to Social Work SW 260 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course covers Social Welfare as a social institution and the emergence of social work as a profession. An overview of historical underpinnings to develop social work knowledge, historically grounded purposes, and fundamental values and ethics for generalist practice will be addressed.
Introduction to Theatre TA 115 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course is non-performance oriented. It is designed to develop discriminating appreciation of theatre in relation to the other fine arts. Fundamentals of play analysis and dramatic structures are included. Many facets of theatrical production and the artists who accomplish them are discussed.
Dramatic Structure and Analysis TA 116 2 winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course studies the fundamentals of play analysis and dramatic theory. It is recommended to be completed before Sophomore year.
Theatre History I TA 401 3 fall fall spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The first half of theatre history: the origins of theatre, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Italian Renaissance, Spanish, Elizabethan and Asian. An exploration of what in the past (during the times and places specified) has made theatre what it is today.
Theatre History II TA 402 3 winter winter syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
The second half of theatre history: Renaissance and Baroque, French and Italian, English 1642-1800, 18th-Century European and American, Romanticism, Realism, Contemporary, and Postmodern Theatre. This course covers the development of theatre after Shakespeare's day to the present, discussing the arrival of new styles, showing the influence all of these time periods and how the people involved have shaped the theatre we know today.
Introduction to TESOL TESOL101 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
Students will learn the essential theories and practice the basic principles of teaching English as a foreign language. The course will cover topics related to language teaching methods and approaches, principles of language acquisition, four-skill instruction, and curriculum design and materials evaluation. This class is part of the online TESOL certificate (C 109) and is restricted to online degree seeking students only.
TESOL Pedagogy I TESOL102 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
The first half of a two-course series dealing with teaching methodology for the ESL/foreign language classroom. This class is part of the online TESOL certificate (C 109) and is restricted to online degree seeking students only.
TESOL Pedagogy II TESOL103 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
The second half of a two-course series dealing with teaching methodology for the ESL/foreign language classroom. This class is part of the online TESOL certificate (C 109) and is restricted to online degree seeking students only.
English Grammar for TESOL TESOL104 3 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
A study of various aspects of spoken and written English as well as important linguistic issues relevant to English language learners. This class is part of the online TESOL certificate (C 109) and is restricted to online degree seeking students only.
TESOL Practice TESOL105 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring unchecked Materials required
Students will review basic principles of language acquisition and language pedagogy. Students will also complete a variety of assignments as they teach English language learners during the semester. This class is part of the online TESOL certificate (C 109) and is restricted to online degree seeking students only.
Intro to Web Design/Development WDD 100 1 fall fall winter winter spring spring syllabus Syllabus unchecked Materials required
This course introduces students to the World Wide Web and to careers in web site design and development. The course is hands on with students actually participating in simple web designs and programming. It is anticipated that students who complete this course will understand the fields of web design and development and will have a good idea if they want to pursue this degree as a major.

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