Online & Hybrid Courses

BIOLOGY

GENERAL BIOLOGY
Students explore the basic biological principles that describe and explain the nature of life. Topics include cell biology, molecular biology (including basic biochemistry and DNA structure and function), metabolism, and genetics. Students practice skills in both the classroom and the laboratory through formats such as group exercises, laboratory activities, quizzes, and exams. *LAB FEE $5/credit

BIOL& 160 N460 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR COLLIN-CLAUSEN C
Saturday Labs
1/16, 2/13, 3/12 1:00PM-5:00PM SZABO D
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

BIOL& 160 N498 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR COLLIN-CLAUSEN C
Saturday Labs
1/16, 2/13, 3/12 8:00AM-12:00PM SZABO D
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
This course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology. It includes organization, classification and control of anatomical structures and an introduction to the major body systems. The course covers some medical terminology and introduces some concepts from chemistry, and biochemistry. This course is intended for non-science majors or entry level allied health majors. *LAB FEE $5/credit

BIOL 105 N434 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR SZABO D
Saturday Labs
1/9, 2/6, 3/5 8:00AM-12:00PM
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
This is the first of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a 2.0 or higher. *LAB FEE $5/credit

BIOL& 241 N440 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR STOVER
Saturday Labs
1/23, 2/20, 3/19 8:00AM-12:00PM F101
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

BIOL& 241 N452 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR STOVER
Saturday Labs
1/23, 2/20, 3/19 8:00AM-12:00PM F101
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 
This is the second of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, with a 2.0 or higher. *LAB FEE $5/credit

BIOL& 242 N454 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR STOVER C
Saturday Labs
1/23, 2/20, 3/19 1:00PM-5:00PM F101
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

MICROBIOLOGY
Microbiology is a comprehensive course introducing classification, structure, and function of microbes. Focus includes disease causing bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. The role of this microorganism in nature, environmental impact, and health applications is covered. Laboratory is an integral component, which includes training on microscope, slide prep, aseptic technique transfer/inoculation of bacteria, and use of various media to select, isolate, and characterize organisms. Prerequisite - Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a grade of 2.0 or higher. *LAB FEE $5/credit

BIOL& 260 N428 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR ACAR B
Saturday Labs
1/16, 2/13, 3/12 8:00AM-12:00PM J306
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

BIOL& 260 N496 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR ACAR B
Saturday Labs
1/16, 2/13, 3/12 1:00AM-5:00PM J306
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

CHEMISTRY

GENERAL CHEMISTRY
This introductory course discusses the basic concepts in general and inorganic chemistry. It is designed to prepare students for coursework in health sciences or more advanced scientific coursework by laying the foundation of the most elemental science - chemistry. Topics covered range from the nature of atoms to chemical reactions and include homework, laboratories, exams, and group exercises. Prerequisite: placement into MATH 095 or completion of MATH 085 with a 2.0 or higher. *LAB FEE $5/credit  

CHEM& 121 N400 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BABEL S
Saturday Labs
1/9, 2/6, 3/5 8:00AM-12:00PM J306
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

CHEM& 121 N406 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BABEL S
Saturday Labs
1/9, 2/6, 3/5 1:00PM-5:00PM J306
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

ECONOMICS

MICROECONOMICS
Microeconomic concepts are applied to problems involving scarcity, choice, competition, and cost. Examines the basic principles and models of microeconomics and their application to contemporary issues and problems including production, allocation, supply and demand analysis, elasticity, consumer choice, market structures, antitrust and regulation, and public microeconomics.

ECON& 201 N776 5 CREDITS ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR HOLMAN
PROCTORED FINAL TO BE DETERMINED

MACROECONOMICS
Macroeconomics focuses on the national economy - the determination of the national income level, economic growth and prosperity; government spending and taxation, money and banking, analysis of employment, inflation, aggregate output and economic growth, and fiscal and monetary policy tools including the intended and unintended effects of government policies including the effects of both demand-side and supply-side fiscal and monetary policies on the economy.

ECON& 202 N492 5 CREDITS HYBRID H311
1/4-3/23 5:30PM-7:00PM T HOLMAN C

ENGLISH

APPLIED COMPOSITION
This practical writing course assists students with academic writing. The class incorporates journal summaries and basic essay formats to help students build on their sentence and paragraph strengths to be successful in college-level writing. This class assists students in moving their writing forward through practice.

COMP 100 N412 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FREDRICKSON
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

ENGLISH COMPOSITION
This college-level writing course develops a wide-range of expository writing and critical-thinking skills, including audience awareness, persuasive purpose, independent editing, and resource and literacy analysis. Students incorporate composition ideas from primary experience and secondary sources. Students learn and demonstrate skills in integrating and documenting into their writing researched materials, according to an academically-recognized style, such as APA, Chicago, or MLA. Students revise drafts based on constructive comments offered by their peers and instructor. Upon successful completion of the course, students are able to write essays (of at least 1,000 words), demonstrating the conventions of standard written English. Prerequisite: COMPASS score of 75 or better, or completion of COMP& 100 with a 2.0, or recommended placement from the Directed Self-Placement test.

ENGL& 101 N414 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FREDRICKSON
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

ENGL& 101 N416 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHNSON
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

WRITING FROM RESEARCH
This course helps students develop ideas to guide research, to gather information from the library, internet, experts and other sources, and to judge the quality of the information. They learn to use ideas from a large number of sources as evidence in essays and longer research papers. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

ENGL& 102 N402 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR STAFF
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

TECHNICAL WRITING
This course focuses on various aspects of professional and technical writing. Students study user guides, reports, proposals and other forms of business correspondence in order to successfully write for the workplace. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

ENGL& 235 G194 5 credits HYBRID
1/5-3/22 5:30PM-7:00PM T HIGGINS K

WORLD LITERATURE
This course explores selected works of world literature, focusing on the cultural, philosophical and historical elements which help shape them. Prerequisite ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
ENGL& 254 N446 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR STAFF
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

GEOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis placed on understanding the language and methods of science as applied to our changing planet. Students develop critical thinking skills and apply them to regional geology. Topics include earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers and structure of the Earth. May include field trips. Includes laboratory.

GEOL& 101 N456 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR LEWICKI
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

HISTORY

US HISTORY I
Covers U.S. history from the migration of the first Native populations through Reconstruction. Focuses on encounters, territorial expansion and development of political, social, cultural, legal and economic Institutions affecting the populations in regions that became the United States.

HIST& 136 N497 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT S

SURVEY OF AMERICAN HISTORY
This survey course examines the creation and evolution of the United States beginning with the histories of pre-contact native peoples and continuing through the present time. Through the exploration of key figures, eras and events, students develop historical thinking skills, draw conclusions from competing and contradictory sources, and recognize the role of perspective in historical documentation.

HIST 110 N482 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

WORLD CIVILIZATION I
This course examines the development of civilizations from prehistoric through the beginning of the Middle Ages. It emphasizes economic, social and political global perspectives by studying worldviews and systems of thought. Prerequisite: Eligible for COMP 100 or instructor’s permission.

HIST& 126 N490 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

LANGUAGE

SPANISH I
This is the first course in a series of classes which teach the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class.

SPAN& 121 N772 5 credits HYBRID H310
1/5-3/23 1:00PM-3:00PM T CARRILLO-MARTIN

SPANISH II
This is the second course in a series of classes which teach the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class. Prerequisite: SPAN& 121.

SPAN& 122 N774 5 credits HYBRID H310
1/5-3/23 3:30PM-5:30PM T CARRILLO-MARTIN

SPANISH III 
This is the third course of a series of classes that teach the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class. Prerequisite: SPAN& 122

SPAN& 123 N778 5 credits HYBRID H310
1/4-3/23 3:30PM-5:30PM M CARILLO-MARTIN

MATHEMATICS

PREALGEBRA
This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra. The topics covered include: real numbers, properties of real numbers, operations on real numbers; absolute values, variables, simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs, statistics and probability. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 40 or greater.

MATH 075 N418 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR WALL S
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

BEGINNING ALGEBRA
This introductory course in algebra covers the following topics: solving linear inequalities, compound inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities; exponential notation and simplifying exponents using the product, quotient and power rules; scientific notation; polynomial operations; factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations by factoring; introduction to graphing; systems of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; solving a system of three equations in three variables; systems of inequalities; solving applied problems. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or greater.

MATH 085 N476 5 CREDITS ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR MCARTHUR S
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
This course covers the following topics: rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational formulas and variation; rational exponents and radicals; complex numbers and operation with complex numbers; quadratic equations, completing the square and the quadratic formula; functions and their graphs; domain and range of functions; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving exponential and logarithmic equations. Prerequisites: completion of MATH 085, or AMATH 185, with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Algebra score of 40 or greater.

MATH 095 N424 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR ROTH A
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

MATH IN SOCIETY
This college level course provides a mathematical perspective of contemporary issues. The course is designed for students who do not intend to continue in mathematics or science. Topics vary but may include areas of finance, statistics, data analysis, logic and applications relevant to humanities, social sciences and education. Content emphasis is on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. Prerequisite: Placement by COMPASS, or MATH 095 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH& 107 N408 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR MCARTHUR S
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PRECALCULUS I
Elementary functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, composite functions, and inverse functions. Prerequisite: completion of Math 095 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

MATH& 141 N466 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR ROTH A
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
This course is an introduction to statistics and how it may be applied in the analysis of numerical data. It includes the following topics: structure of data sets, central tendency, dispersion, means, standard deviation, correlation, regression, binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling methods, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Prerequisites: completion of MATH 95 or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Algebra score of 60 or greater.

MATH& 146 N494 5 credits HYBRID H212
1/5-3/23 5:30PM-7:00PM T ROTH A

MATH& 146 N426 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR COOKSEY M
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

MATHEMATICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
An introductory course developed to introduce mathematical concepts related to a variety of fields in the health sciences. The content is designed at the pre-algebra level (MATH 075) to promote student success in mathematics and to develop problem-solving skills. Topics covered include: review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion; signed numbers and operations on signed numbers; real numbers; simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; conversions involving dimensional analysis; dosage calculations, mixture calculations, body surface area and body weight calculations; introductory solution calculations and a variety of health related application problems. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS pre-algebra score of 40 or greater.

AMATH 170 N410 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR JOHNSON R
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra and its application to business and industry. The topics covered include: real numbers, properties of real numbers, operations on real numbers; absolute values, variables, simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs, statistics and probability. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 40 or greater.

AMATH 175 N444 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR WALL S
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
This introductory course in algebra covers the following topics and their application to business and industry: solving linear inequalities, compound inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities; exponential notation and simplifying exponents using the product, quotient and power rules; scientific notation; polynomial operations; factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations by factoring; introduction to graphing; systems of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; solving a system of three equations in three variables; systems of inequalities; solving applied problems. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 075, or AMATH 175, with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or greater.

AMATH 185 N450 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR WALL S
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

MUSIC

MUSIC APPRECIATION
This course helps students develop an understanding of the elements and vocabulary of music while deepening their appreciation of music as a reflection of cultural tradition and innovation. Students gain tools for analysis such as the historical, political and cultural influences on musical traditions. Class activities include lectures, written materials, and a variety of listening experiences.

MUSC& 105 N462 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L
ON CAMPUST PROCTORED FINAL TBD

MUSC& 105 N468 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L
ON CAMPUST PROCTORED FINAL TBD

NUTRITION

HUMAN NUTRITION
This course provides students with information pertaining to the functions of nutrients in the body and the physiologic processes involved in digestion and absorption. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral supplements. Other topics include factors that govern nutrient requirements, and the impact of diet on health and disease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology are applied to the study of nutrition. This course is suggested for students majoring in nursing or other health-related areas.

NUTR& 101 N458 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR COLLIN-CLAUSEN
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PHILOSOPHY

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
Presents well-known problems and concepts in philosophy and introduces students to some of the works of great philosophers. Students develop skills in critical thinking and analysis.

PHIL& 101 N472 5 credits HYBRID H205
1/5-3/22 10:45AM-1:15PM T STAFF

POLITICAL SCIENCE

CONTEMPORARY WORLD ISSUES
Topics will include currently relevant issues such as the rise of Islamic Fundamentalism and American defense policy, the debate between free market and socialist economic theories, globalization and the role of oil and energy technologies, the rise of China and its relations with other Asian countries and the US, the ongoing crises in Africa, nuclear proliferation and other weapons of mass destruction. Immigration and demographics will be covered. The role of the United Nations and international law are examined within the framework of evolving ideas about national sovereignty. This course will maintain some flexibility to prioritize emergent issues as the quarter develops.

POLS 150 N488 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
This course explores the structure and dynamics of American national government. The course provides a broad-based introduction to the ideas and institutions that have shaped politics in the contemporary United States. Special areas of focus will include: the Constitution and the debates of the founding era, the institutions of modern American government, and the political behavior of the American mass public. The course will draw inspirationally on documents from America’s Revolutionary and Civil War periods as well as on key historical and contemporary Supreme Court opinions, Congressional laws, and Presidential policy papers. This course will also analyze how the dynamics of regional and global forces have impacted on domestic politics and American government, informing the shaping of its attitudes and policies to the rest of the world.

POLS& 202 N486 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORT
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PSYCHOLOGY

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
General Psychology surveys the knowledge and methods of the discipline of psychology. Emphasis is placed upon application of psychological knowledge to daily situations, and upon accessing and assessing information from a variety of sources about behavior. Skills in scientific reasoning and critical thinking are developed during this course. Areas as of psychology to be included are: research methods, neuroscience, human development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognitive processes, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, stress and health, and social psychology. Basic computer and keyboarding skills strongly recommended.

PSYC& 100 N422 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PSYC& 100 N474 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course covers the concepts of human life span development in psychology and research from the prenatal stage to end of life experiences. Life span development includes socio-emotional, cognitive, and physiological development. Included are the influences on human development by such factors as biology, life experiences, family, and culture. Each individual, although unique follows a process that is affected by primary caregivers, siblings, extended family, teachers, friends, partners, and events. Emphasis will be on understanding human development and the influences of family and culture that includes ethnicity, beliefs, family structure, traditions, and gender.
PSYC& 200 N420 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PSYC& 200 N480 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

SOCIOLOGY

SURVEY OF SOCIOLOGY
Sociology is the study of human interaction. Students study modern society and the influences of culture, socialization, inequality and power. Topics include gender, class, race and ethnicity, conflict, and marriage and the family.

SOC& 101 N448 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR MILLER B
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

SPEECH AND COMMUNICATION

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION
In this course students study the fundamentals of the communication process and apply them to personal and workplace relationships. Emphasis is on applying communication theory to interviewing, small group communications and public speaking. Students are required to prepare and give oral presentations.

CMST& 101 N436 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR EDWARDS M
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

CMST& 101 N438 5 credits ONLINE
1/4-3/23 ARR ARR BOHLMAN M
ON CAMPUS PROCTORED FINAL TBD

PUBLIC SPEAKING
This course in public speaking helps students develop effective speaking skills through understanding the elements involved in effective speech. Students will prepare speeches designed for a variety of purposes. Prerequisite: Eligible for COMP 100 or instructor’s permission.

CMST& 220 N208 5 credits HYBRID H201
1/4-3/23 2:45PM-4:45PM Th EDWARDS M

Students enrolling in Online and/or Hybrid courses will need the following to use Canvas, which is designed for maximum compatibility and minimal requirements. Operating Systems: Windows XP SP3 and newer, Mac OSX 10.6 and newer, Linux – chromeOS; Mobile Operating Systems: iOS 7 and newer, Android 2.3 and newer; Computer Speed and Processor: Use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible, 1GB of RAM 2GHz processor; Internet: Internet access through an ISP, minimum of 512kbps; Supported Browsers: Mozilla Firefox (recommended), Chrome 36 and 37,  Safari 6 and 7, Flash 12 and 13 (for recording or viewing audio/video and uploading files).