Spring 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 220 - L01 Interpersonal Communication M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 BEC 114

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

BEC 114

Course Registration Number:

21152 (View in ClassFinder)

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
FAST 200 - 01 Foundations of Family Studies M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 BEC 113

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

BEC 113

Course Registration Number:

21154 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Emily Jordan Jensen

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
FAST 400 - D01 Family Studies Capstone Sem. - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

20092 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Audra K. Nuru

This advanced capstone course for the Family Studies major is a multidisciplinary seminar taken after a student has completed at least four courses in the Family Studies major. 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, plus two of COJO 374 (formerly COJO 472), PSYC 288, SOCI 321, plus six other courses from the list of approved courses for the Major.

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PSYC 200 - 01 Psy: Infancy & Childhood M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

22610 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Angela M. Kurth Elbert

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.

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

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

20474 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela M. Kurth Elbert

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 202 - 02 Lifespan Development M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

21783 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela M. Kurth Elbert

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 288 - 01 Psy 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:

21771 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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SOCI 321 - 01 Marriages and Families M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

20262 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

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

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THEO 423 - L01 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 106

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 106

Course Registration Number:

20635 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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THEO 423 - L02 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 SCB 112

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

20636 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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THEO 423 - L03 Christian Marriage - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 325

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 325

Course Registration Number:

23033 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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

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THEO 423 - W01 Christian Marriage - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

21749 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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Summer 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 423 - 01 Christian Marriage M T W R - - - 1015 - 1215 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

1015 - 1215

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

30453 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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

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Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - W01 Christian Marriage M T W R - - - 0800 - 1000 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 1000

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

30035 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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Fall 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 220 - L01 Interpersonal Communication - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 BEC 114

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

BEC 114

Course Registration Number:

41119 (View in ClassFinder)

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 374 - 01 Family & Couple Communication - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 414

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

41551 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Audra K. Nuru

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

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ENTR 349 - 01 Family Business Ownership - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 106

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MCH 106

Course Registration Number:

42934 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Ritch L. Sorenson

Students will learn how to identify, develop and organize family resources for business ownership and for other family initiatives such as philanthropy and community service. Family resources include family aptitudes, knowledge, experience, skills, identity and culture. Methods for organizing family initiatives include defining family mission, values, and goals; establishing guidelines/policies, and developing governance and decision-making structures, including boards of directors or advisors. Prerequisite: Junior standing

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
FAST 200 - 01 Foundations of Family Studies - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41408 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Audra K. Nuru

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)
IDSC 291 - 01 The Anatomy of Violence - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 329

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

42272 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent,causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 200 - 01 Psy: Infancy & Childhood M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

41760 (View in ClassFinder)

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 - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

40232 (View in ClassFinder)

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 202 - 02 Lifespan Development M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

42818 (View in ClassFinder)

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 M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

40236 (View in ClassFinder)

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)
THEO 423 - L01 Christian Marriage - - W - - - - 1730 - 2115

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41775 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip A. Rolnick

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 - W01 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41781 (View in ClassFinder)

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)
THEO 423 - W02 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43146 (View in ClassFinder)

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

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