Spring 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 220 - 01 Interpersonal Communication - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 209

Course Registration Number:

22501

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carol J. Bruess

Theory and practice of interpersonal communication, including how self-concept, language, nonverbal communication, and relationships effect and are affected by communication. Common problems in interpersonal communication, options for managing these problems, and ethical issues in interpersonal communication are examined. Students apply theory and concepts through class exercises, simulations and individual projects.

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Location Time Day(s)
FAST 200 - 01 Foundations of Family Studies M - - - - - - 1800 - 2130 OEC 208

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2130

Location:

OEC 208

Course Registration Number:

22537

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kimberly K. Swinson-Stafford

As a foundation of the Family Studies major and minor, this course provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the discipline and profession of Family Studies. Students will be introduced to primary family theories and the practical nature of theorizing for understanding, explaining and strengthening all families; read original and translated/applied research on family topics; explore substantive topics of the field; examine the current state of Family Studies and its multidisciplinary roots; become familiar with family studies’ occupations and professional organizations; review ethical principles of working with and studying families; and examine a range of contemporary issues for families in the 21st century.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
FAST 400 - 01 Seminar in Family Studies M - - - - - - 1800 - 2130 OEC 203

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2130

Location:

OEC 203

Course Registration Number:

20117

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Allison C. Jessee

This advanced capstone course for the Family Studies minor is a multidisciplinary seminar taken after a student has completed at least four courses in the Family Studies minor. The course incorporates a variety of methods, theories, and pedagogies drawn from the family studies paradigm. A substantial portion of the course will be devoted to student experience in the community and professions, including reflections and analyses that incorporate family studies scholarship. Prerequisite: FAST 200, PSYC 288 or SOCI 321 and three other courses from the list of approved courses for the minor.

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Location Time Day(s)
FAST 490 - 01 Intro to Marr/Fam Couns See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

22881

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Timothy W. Balke

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MOH 4171630-220005 Feb '16
MOH 4170900-140006 Feb '16
MOH 4171630-220004 Mar '16
MOH 4170900-140005 Mar '16
MOH 4171630-220001 Apr '16
MOH 4170900-140002 Apr '16
MOH 4171630-220006 May '16
MOH 4170900-140007 May '16
PSYC 200 - 01 Psych of Infancy & Childhood - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

20310

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Allison C. Jessee

An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with infancy, toddlerhood, and early and middle childhood. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how children develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among children come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 200 may not receive credit for PSYC 202.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 202 - 01 Lifespan Development M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

20607

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tonia S. Bock

An introduction to developmental principles and theories throughout the life span. The course also includes research, application and the interplay among the physical, emotional, social and intellectual variables in the process of growth and development. Also examined is how individuals develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful later in life as well as how differences among individuals come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 202 may not receive credit for PSYC 200 or 204.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 202 - 02 Lifespan Development - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

21302

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Allison C. Jessee

An introduction to developmental principles and theories throughout the life span. The course also includes research, application and the interplay among the physical, emotional, social and intellectual variables in the process of growth and development. Also examined is how individuals develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful later in life as well as how differences among individuals come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 202 may not receive credit for PSYC 200 or 204.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 288 - 01 Psyc of Marriage & Family M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

20991

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John R. Buri

An examination of the psychological concepts, issues, challenges and changes relevant to marriage and family today. Topics include intimacy, liking and loving, power and control, gender, marriage and family therapy, and the psychological effects of marriage vs. non-marriage, divorce, and various parenting styles. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and junior standing or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 321 - 01 Marriages and Families - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

20333

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary Mararet W. Karraker

This course uses sociological theories and research to understand some of the most pressing social issues facing families today - single parenting, divorce and blended families, violence, and poverty. We study the social processes involved in choosing partners (and remaining single); sexualities and intimacy; parenting (or not); communication (and conflict); power (and satisfaction). Finally, we focus not just on family stress, but also on family resilience. This course meets a requirement in Family Studies and Women?s Studies. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 01 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 117

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 117

Course Registration Number:

20832

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 02 Christian Marriage M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

20833

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 03 Christian Marriage M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

22669

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 04 Christian Marriage - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 107

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 107

Course Registration Number:

22670

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 05 Christian Marriage - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 206

Course Registration Number:

22671

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Summer 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 423 - 01 Christian Marriage M T W R - - - 1015 - 1215 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

1015 - 1215

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

30070

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 220 - 01 Interpersonal Communication M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 BEC 114

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

BEC 114

Course Registration Number:

41537

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Xiaowen Guan

Theory and practice of interpersonal communication, including how self-concept, language, nonverbal communication, and relationships effect and are affected by communication. Common problems in interpersonal communication, options for managing these problems, and ethical issues in interpersonal communication are examined. Students apply theory and concepts through class exercises, simulations and individual projects.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
COJO 472 - 01 Family Communication M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40910

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carol J. Bruess

Examination of communication dynamics within the family system. Patterns of interaction, message exchange, developmental stages, and satisfaction and stability will be explored in light of today's ever-changing family structure. Focus will include traditional (nuclear) and non- traditional family types. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
FAST 200 - 01 Foundations of Family Studies M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42337

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

As a foundation of the Family Studies major and minor, this course provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the discipline and profession of Family Studies. Students will be introduced to primary family theories and the practical nature of theorizing for understanding, explaining and strengthening all families; read original and translated/applied research on family topics; explore substantive topics of the field; examine the current state of Family Studies and its multidisciplinary roots; become familiar with family studies’ occupations and professional organizations; review ethical principles of working with and studying families; and examine a range of contemporary issues for families in the 21st century.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 200 - 01 Infancy & Childhood - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41582

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with infancy, toddlerhood, and early and middle childhood. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how children develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among children come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 200 may not receive credit for PSYC 202.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 202 - 01 Lifespan Development - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40278

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

An introduction to developmental principles and theories throughout the life span. The course also includes research, application and the interplay among the physical, emotional, social and intellectual variables in the process of growth and development. Also examined is how individuals develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful later in life as well as how differences among individuals come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PSYC 202 may not receive credit for PSYC 200 or 204.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 288 - 01 Psych of Marriage & Family - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40284

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

An examination of the psychological concepts, issues, challenges and changes relevant to marriage and family today. Topics include intimacy, liking and loving, power and control, gender, marriage and family therapy, and the psychological effects of marriage vs. non-marriage, divorce, and various parenting styles. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and junior standing or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 01 Christian Marriage - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40997

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - 02 Christian Marriage - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40998

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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