May 22, 2019  
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Course Change

Subject & Course Number

Title

Credits

Change Type(s)

Change

ANTH 171 World Prehistory 3 course description New Course Description: Students study the fundamental role of technology in human evolution, as evidenced by the archaeological record, from the earliest hominids to the rise of states in the Old and New Worlds. This course emphasizes the scientific method in historical and cultural context, and the interconnection between technology and society.
ANTH 369 Field Training in Archaeology 6 credits Change in credits from variable to 6 credits.
ANTH 492 Senior Research Exploration 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: One CO2 course AND ANTH 395  AND (ANTH 320  OR ANTH 325 OR  ANTH 359  OR ANTH 369  OR ANTH 378  OR ANTH 389 ) [Details: CO2 course list: COMP 250 , COMP 252 , COMP 253 , ENGL 268 , SOC 210]

ART 210 Digital Media 3 prerequisites,
program restriction

No prerequisites

New Program Restriction:  Must be a declared major or minor in the Art & Design Department or declared certificate in Digital Marketing or declared major in Marketing.

ART 351 Ceramics 3 prerequisites New prerequisites: Foundation Portfolio Review
ART 380 Interactive Design I 3 prerequisites,
level restriction,
program restriction

No prerequisites

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

New Program Restriction:  Must be a declared major or minor in the Art & Design Department or declared certificate in Digital Marketing or declared major in Computer Information Systems.

ART 389 Eurpean Art & Culture Topics 3 new course Discover some of the most famed riches in Europe and European Art and Culture. Through studies of books, films, visits to museums and other important sites, students gain a true understanding of these important, influential places while experiencing and observing the history, politics, religion and socio-economics of Europe and European Art and Culture.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours: (2-1)
BA 254 Business Statistics: Applications 3 prerequisites New Prerequisites: (MATH 132 OR MATH 121 or Placement in CALC 221) and (BA 223 or concurrent enrollment in BA 223)
BA 303 Principles of International Business 3 title New Title: Principles of International Business
BIO 234 Human Physiology 4 prerequisites,
course description

New Prerequisites: BIO 233 AND MATH 112 OR MATH 113 OR MATH 132 OR BA 254 OR higher calculus sequence math course OR Computed CALC Placement Score 121 OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221 [Details: Higher calculus sequence math course list: MATH 121, MATH 221, MATH 222]

New Course Description: This course examines the physiological function of selected organ systems in the human body. Using the basic sciences of biology, chemistry, and anatomy, students examine the structure and function of the human nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. This course also explores technologies used to study and describe the functions of these body systems.

BIO 304 Field Zoology 5 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 323

Animal Form and Function

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 325 Plant Form and Function 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 326 Advanced Human Physiology 4 prerequisite

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 336 Foundations of Cellular and Molecular Biology 4 new course

Students examine key paradigms of molecular and cellular biology including the mechanisms and regulation of gene expression, and the relationship between molecular structure and function. Laboratory exercises introduce students to molecular biology techniques used to study gene expression. Students use a variety of methods in the lab, including recombinant DNA technology, transformation techniques, nucleic acid isolation and analysis, and protein analysis.
Credits: 4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab):(3-3)
Prerequisites: BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND CHEM 250 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Every Spring

BIO 270 and BIO 336 allowed to count interchangeable to meet major requirements. BIO 270 will not count towards Institution upper division requirement.

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 376

Field Ecology

5 prerequisite

New Prerequisites: (BIO 208  (minimum grade of C-) OR PH 333 ) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND (BIO 260  (minimum grade of C-) OR CHEM 365 )

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 377

Ecological Methods

4 course description, prerequisites

New Course Description: This course introduces students to a common suite of ecological field methods and data management and analysis, and gives them the opportunity to practice the process of science by carrying out independent/small group ecological research projects.

New Prerequisites: (BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) OR PH 333 ) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND (BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-) OR CHEM 365)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 381 Cellular and Molecular Biology 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 425

Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology

3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 427

Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology with Lab

 

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 435 Advanced Topics in Ecology 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 437 Advanced Topics in Ecology with Lab 4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 445 Advanced Topics in Organismal Biology 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BIO 447

Advanced Topics in Organismal Biology with Lab

4 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: BIO 208 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 245 (minimum grade of C-) AND BIO 260 (minimum grade of C-)

Students who have taken BIO 270 will not be impacted by this change.

BL 101

Music & Borderlands:
Beginning Spanish

3 liberal arts core designation gtPathways: AH2
BL 202 The Wild Tongue:
Intermediate Spanish
3 liberal arts core designation gtPathways: AH4
BL 220 The Immigrant Experience 3 title change,
course description

New Title: The Immigrant Experience

New Course Description: This class analyzes the historical and political relationships between the U.S. and other countries in order to better understand immigration. The course explores themes such as nationalism, social class, education, gender, sexuality, borders, and violence. The students also collaborate with the immigrant population of Durango and work to develop an archival collection.

CE 122 C+++ Programming I 1 prerequisites,
course description

New Course Descriptionn: This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language. Topics include variable types, operators, control flow, functions, program structure, input and output, arrays, classes, and object-oriented programming.

New Prerequisites: MATH 121 (minimum grade of C-) OR higher math course (minimum grade of C-) OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221 [Details: Higher math course list: MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 223, MATH 327]

CE 341 Fundamentals of Logic 3 course description, prerequisites

New Course Description: This course introduces the logic and building blocks of digital systems. Topics include combinational logic (logic gates, minimization techniques, and arithmetic circuits), modern logic devices (field programmable logic gates, sequential circuits, flip-flops, and synthesis of sequential circuits), and case studies, including counters, registers, and random-access memories. Different representations include, truth table, logic gate, timing diagram, and state diagrams.


New prerequisite: ENGR 201 (minimum grade of C-)

CHEM 150 Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules 4 prerequisites,
course description

New Prerequisites: ((MATH 101 (minimum grade of C-) AND MATH 112 (minimum grade of C-)) OR (concurrent enrollment in MATH 101 and MATH 112) OR MATH 113 (minimum grade of C-) OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 113 OR higher calculus sequence math course (minimum grade of C-) OR Computed CALC Placement Score 121 OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221 [Details: Higher calculus sequence math course list: MATH 121, MATH 221, MATH 222]  

New Course Description: A study of fundamental principles guiding current thought on atoms and molecules and their relation to the micro- and macro-scale world in which we live. This includes traditional uses of mass, energy, and intermolecular forces to model current understanding of diverse topics, including materials and environmental concerns. The laboratory emphasizes the properties of materials and chemicals in the environment.

CHEM 151 Fundamentals of Chemistry II: Chemical Reaction 4 prerequisites,
course description

New Prerequisites: CHEM 150 (minimum grade of C-) AND ((MATH 101 (minimum grade of C-) AND MATH 112 (minimum grade of C-)) OR MATH 113 (minimum grade of C-) OR higher calculus sequence math course (minimum grade of C-) OR Computed CALC Placement Score 121 OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221 [Details: Higher calculus sequence math course list: MATH 121, MATH 221, MATH 222]

New Course Description: This course explores fundamental kinetic and thermodynamic principles guiding acid-base, precipitation and oxidation-reduction chemistry in aqueous systems. These guiding principles are applied to living systems, geological processes, and environmental issues - air and water quality, climate and energy use, and nuclear hazards. The laboratory includes learning techniques in chemical analysis and applications of reaction principles.

CHEM 356 Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics 4 title New Title: Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics
CHEM 357 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics 4 title,
prerequisites

New Title: Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics

New Prerequisites: CHEM 151 (minimum grade of C-) and MATH 221 (minimum grade of C-)

CHEM 460 Synthesis and Spectroscopy 3 prerequisites,
course description

New Course Description: This is a laboratory course in advanced synthesis techniques, with emphasis on the synthesis of organic and organometallic compounds. Students employ advanced methods of purification and structure elucidation, and spectroscopic methods that emphasize FT-NMR techniques. Students also familiarize themselves with the primary literature on synthesis. Students design research projects, allowing them to engage in a directed exploration of synthesis techniques and the identification of reaction products.

Prerequisites: CHEM 250 (minimum grade of C-)

CIS 302

Network Infrastructure

3 new course This course covers the fundamentals of computer networking.Topics include how to install, configure, operate, and optimize wired and wireless networks, WAN or LAN protocols, and modern hardware infrastructure.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
CIS 304
Systems Analysis and Design
3 new course This course addresses the multi-phased process for developing information systems. Students learn modern methods, techniques, and tools used in requirements elicitation and the creation of design schemas. Effective systems analysis is a key component in the creation of a successful information system.  Students learn the processes of eliciting and documenting system requirement and the conversion of requirements into effective technical design schemas.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Every Fall, Every Spring
CIS 352 Systems Analysis and Design 3 new course This course addresses the multi-phased process for developing information systems. Students learn modern methods, techniques, and tools used in requirements elicitation and the creation of design schemas. Effective systems analysis is a key component in the creation of a successful information system.  Students learn the processes of eliciting and documenting system requirement and the conversion of requirements into effective technical design schemas.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: BA 223 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Every Fall, Every Spring
CIS 402

Database Management

3 new course This course covers the design, development and implementation of modern database systems.Effective data management is a key component of computer-based information systems and students learn how to design, build and manage modern databases.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Prerequisites: CIS 304 (minimum grade of C-)
Term Offered: Check with department chair
ED 203 Guidance Strategies in the Early Childhood Classroom 3 new course Students will learn about the nature of social development in young children and the guidance theories and methods in relation to behavior management and classroom guidance. Emphasis will be on proactive, preventive techniques that increase effectiveness with young children.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
ED 222 Education-Global Perspectives 3 course description New Course Description: Students in this course study the social, philosophical, cultural, economic, and intellectual foundations of “schooling” and “education” as they have evolved over time. Students engage in research, discussions, and activities that are directly related to American and international/comparative education. Students write and critically think about topics related to education practice in this culturally diverse world.
ED 603 Instructional Technology in Schools 3 removed corequisite Removed ED 605 corequisite
ED 605 Student Teaching I 3 grading mode Grading Mode: Satisfactory / No Credit System
ED 615 Student Teaching II 3 grading mode Grading Mode: Satisfactory / No Credit System
ENGL 251 KDUR Practicum 3 title,
course description

New Title: KDUR Practicum

New Course Description: This course offers directed experience in audio production and radio broadcasting in affiliation with KDUR, the college-community radio station. It is open to all students. In addition to class time, students must be available either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.

ENGL 280 Literature of the Southwest 3 course description New Course Description: This course focuses on the American Southwest as seen through fiction, poetry, biography and other works by European Americans, Native Americans and Chicanas/os.
ENGL 310 Science Communication 3 new course This is the capstone course for the LAC Science Communication credential. This course is team-taught with one Science and one English faculty. Students learn about the various genres of science writing, learn the techniques needed to write in these genres, and to produce and revise texts in a variety of genres that communicate scientific principles for a variety of audiences.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect/Lab): (3-0)
Class Level Restriction: Sophomore
Term Offered: Every Spring
ENGR 338 Digital Electronics 3 course description,
prerequisites

New Course Description: As an introduction to the design, application, layout, and simulation of digital integrated circuits, this course includes MOSFET operation; implementation of digital design fundamentals, including the design of digital logic blocks; design of a digital chip from a given digital input and output; conversion of the integrated circuit layout into GDSII files; and fabrication of a chip with MOSIS.

New Prerequisite: CE 341 (minimum grade C-)

ENT 205 New Business Venturing 3 course description, prerequisites

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 205)

New Course Description: This course introduces students to starting and operating a business. At the macro level, it exposes students to business interactions with government, financial institutions, and society. At the micro level, it examines customer psychology, basic economics, and data analysis and interpretation. Students are required to conduct research and write a business plan. Other topics include franchising, home-based businesses, and e-commerce.

ENT 306 Business Creativity and Innovation 3 prefix,
course description

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 306)

New Course Description: In this course, students develop skills in generating new and original ideas, increase their ability to convert ideas into action and success, and increase their knowledge and skill in creative problem solving as applied to business scenarios. The course is a hands-on experiential format where students learn by doing.

ENT 363 Local Business 3 prefix,
course description

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 363)

New Course Description: In this course, students learn about the breadth of local businesses in Durango and La Plata county. Students investigate the advantages and challenges of running a business in a small, isolated area like Durango by touring local facilities and meeting with local business owners/CEOs.

ENT 421 Advanced New Business Venturing 3 prefix,
prerequisites,
course description

New Prefix: ENT (was BA 421)

New Course Description: This course covers the specific areas of new business ventures and small business operations. Students build upon previously-taken courses to further develop their abilities to take their business idea to market. This course includes topics such as the business model canvas, competitive positioning, marketing model, operations model, financial model, and investment model.

New Prerequisites:  ENT 205

Students who have taken BA 205 will not be impacted by this change.

ENT 437 Internship in Business 3 new course

This course involves directed experience performing the professional duties and responsibilties of a business organization. Students are required to keep a detailed journal and complete a term paper. The business  organization and assigned college faculty member evaluate each student’s performance.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect/Lab): (3-0)
Class Level Restriction: Junior

This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.

ENT 438 Applied Entrepreneuship / Franchise Venture 3 new course

The Applied Entrepreneurship / Franchise Venture course teaches students the foundational knowledge necessary to explore franchise ventures. The course focuses on the evaluation of potential markets and feasibility studies, financial projections and statements, operational strategy development, legal issues and human resources for franchises, and accounting and tax topics.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect/Lab): (3-0)
Class Level Restriction: Senior
Term Offered: Spring 2020

Student must have minimum class standing or have instructor approval.

ENVS 319 Ecological Agriculture 3 prerequisite,
class level restriction

New prerequisite: ENVS 100

No class level restriction

Recommended for students at the junior or senior level

ENVS 320 Research Methods and Design 3 prerequisites,
course description

New prerequisites: ENVS 100 AND one CO2 course AND one MA1 course [Details: CO2 course list: COMP 250, COMP 252, COMP 253, ENGL 268, SOC 210] [Details: MA1 course list: MATH 105, MATH 112, MATH 113, MATH 121, MATH 132, MATH 221, MATH 222]

New Course Description: In this course, students analyze contemporary environmental theories and research methods from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives. Topics of emphasis include research design, techniques of data collection, research ethics, statistical analysis, interpretation, and critical reading of professional literature.

ENVS 339 Political Economy of Food 3 prerequisite Removed PS 130 as prerequisite
ES 101 Basic Prevention & Treatment of Athletic Injuries 3 new course This is an introductory course into the field of coaching. Emphasis is placed on recognition of the etiology, mechanism of injury, signs and symptoms, and management of common athletic injuries of the lower extremity. Knowledge in these areas will provide the coach with the tools to prevent, better recognize, and properly manage athletic injuries.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Term Offered: Fall, Spring
ES 353 Sport Nutrition & Weight Management 3 change in title New Title: Sport Nutrition & Weight Management
ES 490 Personal Training Professional Preparation 3 title,
course description,
prerequisites

New Title: Personal Training Professional Preparation

New Course Description: This course prepares and qualifies students to work as personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, or in other personal fitness industry positions. It integrates major coursework with practical skills. Students learn to successfully develop training programs and sell and manage personal training services, and they have the option to earn a personal training certification at the end.

New Prerequisite: BIO 234

FLC 100 First-Year Launch: Topics 1-2

title, prefix,
course description

New Prefix: FLC

New Title: First-Year Launch: Topics

New Course Description: The purpose of this course is to engage students intellectually in a small class setting while connecting them with faculty, staff, other students, and Fort Lewis College. Course content will vary; the specific topic for each section will be listed by the instructor.

GEOG 480 Internship in GIS 1-3 course description New Course Description: This course emphasizes directed work experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a major component of the internship project. Students are required to maintain a work journal during the period of their internship, and to complete a final report, including maps, at the end of the internship project.
GEOL 202 Geologic Field Methods I 2 prerequisites New Prerequisites: (GEOL 105 OR GEOL 107 OR GEOL 113) AND ((MATH 101 (minimum grade of C-) AND MATH 112 (minimum grade of C-)) OR (concurrent enrollment in MATH 102 AND MATH 112) OR concurrent enrollment MATH 113 OR MATH 121 OR concurrent enrollment MATH 121 OR MATH 221 OR concurrent enrollment MATH 221 OR MATH 222 OR concurrent enrollment MATH 222
GEOL 337 Structural Geology 4 course description, class restriction

New Course Description: This course explores the geometric, kinematic, and dynamic analysis of structural features such as faults, folds, and metamorphic structures. Labs include practice collecting and interpreting field data, writing about structural data, interpreting geologic maps, and creating cross-sections.

Removed Sophomore class standing.

GS 250 Exploring Study Abroad 0 title,
course description

New Title: Exploring Study Abroad

New Course Description: Required for students intending to participate in study abroad programs, international exchanges, or direct enrollment agreements with foreign institutions. Designed to help students investigate the destinations and programs available to them and understand transferability guidelines and how these programs fit within FLC curriculum. Covers general information on foreign academic systems, passports, visas, financial aid, and health and safety.

GSS 101 Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies 3 prefix, title

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Title: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies

GSS 280 Issues in Women’s Health 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 299 Individual Study 1-6

prefix, course description

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

GSS 300 Masculinites 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 302 Queer Theory 3 prefix New prefix: GSS (was GWS)
GSS 332 Women in the United States 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 332 or HIST 332

HIST 332 and GSS 332 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 350 Social Construction of Sexuality 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 350 or SOC 350

GSS 350 and SOC 350 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 355

 

Anthropology Gender 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 355 or ANTH 355

ANTH 355 and GSS 355 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

Course Description: Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in the Gender and Women’s Studies program. Topic and format must be approved by the GWS Coordinator and Dean. 

GSS 358 Native American Gender Issues 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 358 or ANTH 358

GSS 358 and ANTH 358 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 365 Feminist Philosophies 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 365 or PHIL 365

GSS 365 and PHIL 365 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 366 Gender and Representation 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 366 or ART 366

 GSS 366 and ART 366 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 368 Medieval Women 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 368 or HIST 368

HIST 368 and GSS 368 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 383 Gender and Society 3 crosslisted course

Crosslisted prefix: GSS 383 or SOC 383

GSS 383 and SOC 383 allowed to count interchangeable to meet graduation requirements. 

GSS 496 Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Seminar 3 prefix,
course description, title, prerequisites

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Title: Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Seminar

New Course Description: Advanced reading, writing, and seminar discussion that serves as an integrative, capstone experience for majors in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Emphasis will be placed on looking beyond the bachelor’s degree to incorporating the intellectual experiences of studying gender, sexuality, and women’s studies to practical life arenas.

New Prerequisites: GSS 101 AND one CO2 course [Details: CO2 course list: COMP 250, COMP 252, COMP 253, ENGL 268, SOC 210]

Students who have taken GWS 101 will not be impacted by this change.

GSS 499 Independent Study 1-6

prefix,
course description

New prefix: GSS (was GWS)

New Course Description: Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a GSS faculty member. Topic and format must be approved by the GSS Coordinator and Dean. 

HON 200 Contemporary Issues Topics 3 new course This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to make intelligent and informed decisions as citizens of the various communities they inhabit. Students study issues, problems, and events of contemporary society. Specific content varies each semester.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Program Restriction: Must be declared Honors Minor or Pre-Minor Honors.
Term Offered: Every Spring
HON 300 Honors Topics 3 new course Foregrounding intellectual and academic contributions to the public sphere, these courses foster awareness of the variety of ways in which humans perceive and interact with their environments. Courses interpret community and community engagement in a variety of ways and include activities that enable community engagement, however that may be defined (e.g. direct community interaction, identification of community-specific issues). Topics vary.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Program Restriction: Must be declared Honors Minor or Pre-Minor Honors.
Term Offered: Every Fall, Every Spring
HON 450 Honors Capstone I 1 title, credits,
course description,
program restriction

New Course Title: Honors Capstone I

Credits: 1

New Course Description: In this course students move beyond the literature review to collect additional data and begin the writing process for their Honors project.

Program Restriction: Must be declared Honors Minor.

HON 451 Honors Capstone II 3 title, credits,
course description

New Course Title: Honors Capstone II

Credits: 3

New Course Description: This course is a continuation of Honors Capstone I. Students complete the project they outlined in the Project Proposal they developed in HON 450 and prepare for the required public presentation of their work.

MATH 100 SAI In College Mathematics 1 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed QUST Placement Score 100 OR TRS 82 (minimum grade of C-)
MATH 101 SAI in Algebra for Calculus 1 course description, title, prerequisites

New Course Description: The traditional lecture format course must be taken concurrently with MATH 112. The content of this course has been designed to help studies with remedial needs be successful in MATH 112. Successful completion of MATH 112 does not automatically guarantee that a student has met the gtPathways requirement for an MA1 course.

New Course Title: SAI in Algebra for Calculus

New Prerequisites: Computed CALC Placement Score 101 or TRS 82 (minimum grade of C-) OR TRS 92 (minimum grade of C-)

MATH 102 SAI in Introduction to Statistics 1 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed QUST Placement Score 102 or TRS 82 (minimum grade of C-)
MATH 105 College Mathematics 3 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed QUST Placement Score 105 OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 100 OR MATH 112 OR MATH 113 OR MATH 121 OR MATH 132 OR MATH 221
MATH 112 Algebra for Calculus with SAI 3 title, credits,
course description, prerequisites

New Title: Algebra for Calculus with SAI

Credits: 3

New Course Description: This course offers additional instruction on prerequisite algebraic skills, preparing students for success in MATH 121 and subsequent courses. Topics include simplifying algebraic expressions and equations, compositions, inverses, linear functions, quadratic functions, power functions, factoring, exponent rules, and an introduction to exponential and logarithmic functions.

New Prerequisites: TRS 82 (minimum grade of C-) OR TRS 92 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 132 (minimum grade of C-) OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 101

MATH 121 Pre-Calculus 4 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed CALC Placement Score 121 OR MATH 113 (minimum grade of C-) OR ((MATH 101 (minimum grade of C-) AND MATH 112 (minimum grade of C-))
MATH 132 Introduction to Statistics 3 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed QUST Placement Score 105 OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 102 OR TRS 92 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 100 (minimum grade of D-) OR MATH 102 (minimum grade of D-) or MATH 105 OR MATH 112 OR MATH 113 OR MATH 121 OR MATH 221
MATH 215 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I 3 prerequisites New Prerequisites: Computed QUST Placement Score 105 OR ((MATH 102 (minimum grade of C-) AND MATH 112 (minimum grade of C-)) OR MATH 105 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 113 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 121 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 132 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 221 (minimum grade of C-) OR MATH 222 (minimum grade of C-)
MK 380 Social Media Marketing 3 change prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

MK 381 Introduction to Digital Marketing 3

title,
prerequisites

New Title: Introduction to Digital Marketing.

No prerequisites.

Minimum Class Standing: Junior

MK 486 Marketing Research &  Analytics 3 title,
course description, prerequisites

New Prefix: Marketing Research Analytics

New Course Description: This course provides students with a knowledge base and skill set to be able to plan, conduct, interpret, and present findings for a marketing research project. A special emphasis will be placed on the utilization and analysis of secondary data from a variety of digital marketing platforms.

New Prerequisites: (BA 254 and MK 350) OR MK 381

MU 307 Women’s Choir 1 repeatable This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.
PEAC 401 Conflict Management 3 title New Title: Conflict Management
PHIL 270 Ancient Greek Philosophy 3 course description New Course Description: This course is the first in a three-course sequence on the history of philosopy. It covers the period from the origin of philosophy with the pre-Socratic thinkers in the 6th century BCE to the philosophers of the Roman Empire. The focus is primarily on Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics of the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
PS 232 Global Environmental Politics 3 course description New Course Description: This course applies the theories of International Relations to the study of global environmental issues. It introduces key environmental issues and analyzes the causes and risks of global environmental change and responses to it. It also emphasizes the historical development of international environnmental politics and agreements, examines phases in the development of environmental regimes, and critiques these regimes.
PS 420 Water Politics: An Uphill Flow to Money 3 title,
course description

New Course Title: Water Politics: An Uphill Flow to Money

New Course Description: A comprehensive overview of water politics and policy, this class examines historical perceptions, development, Native Americans, ecology, and impending shortages. Focus is on the American West, but international dimensions are included. Students evaluate recurrent themes of misperception and misconstruction (both figurative and literal). Ultimately, students determine for themselves whether changes are necessary to prevailing water attitudes and uses.

PS 496 Senior Research Seminar 3 prerequisites

New Prerequisites: PS 396

Student on catalogs prior to 2016 may ask for electronic override.

SOC 385 Soil & Society 3 new course The soil beneath our feet is teeming with life and is as complicated as the earth’s ocean waters. Yet we are facing a local and global crisis of denigrated and dead soil. This course explores the sociohistorical underpinnings of our current soil crisis, identifies solutions and barriers to soil health restoration, and engages a wide range of experts and practitioners.
Credits: 3
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
Term Offered: Every Spring

Program Changes

Program Changes
Pre-Health Certificate
  • Removed ANTH 375 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added ANTH 357 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added CHEM 250 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added CHEM 251 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 201 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 202 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 217 as a pre-health elective.
  • Added PHYS 218 as a pre-health elective.
Biochemistry Major
  • Added an “or” option CHEM 356 or CHEM 357.
  • Removed BIO 270 as an auxiliary course.
  • Replaced BIO 270 with BIO 336.
Biology
  • Removed BIO 270 as an “or” option under core courses.
  • Added BIO 336 as a required course.
  • Removed the additional biology elective course from the Cellular Molecular Biology Concentration.
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Minor
  • Changed name.
  • Replaced BA 205 with ENT 205.
  • Replaced BA 306 with ENT 306.
  • Replaced BA 363 with ENT 363.
Honors Minor
  • Changed required number of credit hours from 18 to 23.
  • Deleted HON 250.
  • Added HON 100.
  • Created sections of LAC courses with honors attributes.
  • Eliminated 2 credit forum courses with 200-/400- split.
  • Eliminated categories of 200/400-level forums.
  • Added HON 300
  • Changed title of HON 450 to Honors Capstone I, changed credits from 2 to 1, and changed the course description.
  • Changed title of HON 451 to Honors Capstone II, changed credits from 2 to 3, and changed the course description.
  • Changed the name of minor.
Liberal Arts Core
  • Added the First-Year Launch Course.

Program Deletions

Program
Spanish Major
Spanish Minor

Course Deletions

BA 205 New Business Venturing
BA 306 Business Creativity and Innovation
BA 421 Advanced New Business Venturing
BIO 270 Foundations of Molecular Biology
GWS 101 Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies
GWS 280 Issues in Women’s Health
GWS 299 Individual Study
GWS 300 Masculinities
GWS 302 Queer Theory
GWS 496  Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Seminar
GWS 499 Independent Study
PS 120 State and Local Government
PS 372 African Politics and Development
SOC 361 Deviance
SOC 363 Youth and Crime
SOC 364 Criminology: Punishment & Domination
SOC 365 Criminology: Transformation & Healing
SOC 366 Special Topics: Criminology
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II
SPA 203 Intermediate Spanish Culture and Conversation
SPA 301 Introduction to the Hispanic World
SPA 302 Introduction to Literary Analysis
SPA 311 Spanish Composition and Communication for Heritage Learners
SPA 321 Spanish Peninsular Literature I
SPA 322 Spanish Peninsular Literature II
SPA 323 Spanish American Literature I
 SPA 324 Spanish American Literature II
SPA 325 Topics in Hispanic Literature’s
SPA 331 U.S. Latino Culture
SPA 341 Topics in Hispanic Cultures
SPA 350 Spanish for the Profession
SPA 351 Spanish Internship
SPA 496 Senior Seminar in Spanish