*Courses are part of the General Education Core.
PSYC 2317 Stat Methods in Psychology with Dr. Faulkenberry
Study of statistical methods used in psychological research, assessment, and testing. Includes the study of measures of central tendency and variability, statistical inference (including analysis of variance), and correlation and regression as these apply to psychology. Check prerequisites
PSYC 2301* General Psychology- all sections
An overview of psychology, the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes and the variables that influence these processes. Topics covered in the course include motivation, emotions, intelligence, sensory processes, perception, learning, thinking, mental health, and psychotherapy.
GOVT 2305* Federal Government with Dr. Casey Thompson
A study of the American national governmental system. This course with POLS 202 satisfies the legal requirement for graduation from state colleges and universities.
SOCI 1301* Introduction to Sociology with Dr. Kawakami
A general introduction to the concepts and elementary methods used in the study of society. Special attention is given to social organization, social stratification, social institutions, formal organizations, small groups, and social change.
ECON 2301* Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics with Dr. Derrill Watson and Dr. Hari Katuwal
-Also offered over the summer
This course focuses on the aggregate or overall economy. Topics include the description and measurement of economic aggregates; the basic theories of output, employment, and prices; the monetary economy and the role of government. Check prerequisites.
COMM 1311* Introduction to Speech Communication with Dr. Tracey Holley
This course is designed to improve the individual's understanding of the human communication process. Classroom exercises involve the student in interpersonal, small group, and presentational speaking situations requiring critical thinking skills, teamwork, and personal responsibility. Special emphasis on developing communication skills needed to check and validate perceptions, control language usage, and analyze and improve reasoning processes.
PHIL 3301* Ethics in the Professions with Dr. Aho
This course will consider both the responsibilities inherent in a profession as such and some of the specific ethical dilemmas that arise in particular professions: business, science, engineering, military, education, medicine, etc. Check prerequisites.
FINA 1360* The Art of Film with Dr. Howard and Dr. Anderson
An overview of the historical development of cinema (including contemporary and classic films) as an artistic and social force. Students study the aesthetic elements of the cinema, the terminology governing film production and the lines of critical inquiry that have been developed for the medium. Readings, screenings and written reports required.