Course Offerings

Below is a listing of current and upcoming courses offered within the Environmental Studies program. Our faculty offer many more courses appropriate to Environmental Studies majors within their own departments. Please make sure to check the course listings on these other departments, or visit Classfinder

Common partnering programs: BiologyChemistryGeographyGeologyPhilosophyPolitical SciencePsychology, and Theology

Summer 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Affiliated Courses (Current Term)

Summer 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGR 480 - 01 Engineer Design Clinic I M - - - - - - 1730 - 2030 OWS 150

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2030

Location:

OWS 150

Course Registration Number:

30204 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Steven C. Albers

Serves as the first capstone course. Student design teams, under the direction of a faculty coordinator, will develop engineering solutions to practical, open-ended design projects conceived to demonstrate the value of prior basic science and engineering courses. Ethical, social, economic and safety issues in engineering practice will be considered as well. Prerequisites: Either (ENGR 320, 350, 371, and 381) or (ENGR 331, 346, and 410) or (CISC 231, ENGR 345, and concurrent-registration in-or prior completion of-ENGR 431) or (ENGR 362 and 363 and 365)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30032 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture and on-campus, four hour laboratory per week. Students registering for GEOL 111-01 must also register for GEOL 111-61. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30191 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture and on-campus, four hour laboratory per week. Students registering for GEOL 111-02 must also register for GEOL 111-62. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 61 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1730 - 2130 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

30033 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. This is an on-campus, four hour lab, once per week, and must be taken with GEOL 111-01. Students registering for GEOL 111-61 must also register for GEOL 111-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 62 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - - R - - - 0900 - 1300 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1300

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

30192 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. This is an on-campus, four hour lab, once per week, and must be taken with GEOL 111-02. Students registering for GEOL 111-62 must also register for GEOL 111-02. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 02 Environmental Geology M - W - - - - 1730 - 2000 OSS 123

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2000

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

30529 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jeni A. McDermott

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This course meets two evenings per week on campus, and students registering for GEOL 115-02 must also register for GEOL 115-62 the corresponding on-campus lab. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 62 Environmental Geology LAB M - W - - - - 2001 - 2200 OSS 123

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

2001 - 2200

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

30530 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Jeni A. McDermott

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This LAB meets two evenings per week on campus, and students registering for GEOL 115-62 must also register for GEOL 115-02. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40109 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 151 - LLC Environmental Challenges M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41335 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 212 - 01 Society and Sustainability M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

42750 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Maria E. Dahmus

An emphasis on the ways in which people have created, and attempted to solve, environmental problems in different cultural and historical contexts. Examines the roles of the entire spectrum of actors and human communities, including individuals, families, groups and formal organizations, neighborhoods, cities and nations. Students examine how individual dynamics (such as altruism and economic self-interest) and collective dynamics (such as competition, cohesion, social definitional processes and global interdependence) direct humans in their interactions with the environment.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 298 - 01 Topics: Climate Change Conserv - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2100

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41548 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Douglas T. Shaw

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Affiliated Courses (Next Term)

Fall 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 102 - 01 Conservation Biology M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

40877 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Doreen J. Schroeder

An introduction to the basic concepts of conservation biology, including the history of conservation, the value of biological diversity, threats to biodiversity, conservation at the population, species, and community levels, and applications to human activities. Laboratories will emphasize data collection and analysis, and the practical application of conservation practices. This course is designed to meet the needs of the Environmental Studies major for a core course in environmental biology. Two laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 102 - 51 Conservation Biology/Lab M - - - - - - 1335 - 1535 OWS 266

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1535

Location:

OWS 266

Course Registration Number:

40878 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Doreen J. Schroeder

An introduction to the basic concepts of conservation biology, including the history of conservation, the value of biological diversity, threats to biodiversity, conservation at the population, species, and community levels, and applications to human activities. Laboratories will emphasize data collection and analysis, and the practical application of conservation practices. This course is designed to meet the needs of the Environmental Studies major for a core course in environmental biology. Two laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 102 - 53 Conservation Biology/Lab - T - - - - - 0900 - 1100 OWS 266

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1100

Location:

OWS 266

Course Registration Number:

41082 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Doreen J. Schroeder

An introduction to the basic concepts of conservation biology, including the history of conservation, the value of biological diversity, threats to biodiversity, conservation at the population, species, and community levels, and applications to human activities. Laboratories will emphasize data collection and analysis, and the practical application of conservation practices. This course is designed to meet the needs of the Environmental Studies major for a core course in environmental biology. Two laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 01 Biology of Sustainability M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OWS LL54

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OWS LL54

Course Registration Number:

40961 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer M. Illig

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 02 Biology of Sustainability - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS 251

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS 251

Course Registration Number:

40962 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eric J. Chapman

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 03 Biology of Sustainability M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OWS LL54

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OWS LL54

Course Registration Number:

40963 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer M. Illig

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 04 Biology of Sustainability - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS 257

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OWS 257

Course Registration Number:

40986 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gaston E. Small

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 07 Biology of Sustainability - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 212

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 212

Course Registration Number:

43477 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eric J. Chapman

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - D05 Biology of Sustainability M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OWS 250

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

OWS 250

Course Registration Number:

40987 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Adam D. Kay

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - D06 Biology of Sustainability M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OWS 250

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

OWS 250

Course Registration Number:

41586 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eric J. Chapman

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 471 - D01 Evolution - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OSS 122

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OSS 122

Course Registration Number:

42230 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kenichi W. Okamoto

This course is an advanced exploration of the major concepts in modern evolutionary biology, including adaptation and natural selection, evolutionary genetics and microevolution, macroevolution, and molecular evolution. Applications of evolutionary thinking to such topics as medicine, aging, life history patterns, and behavior will be major foci. Four laboratory/recitation hours per week. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 209; any 300-level BIOL course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
CISC 375 - 01 Web Development - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OSS 415

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OSS 415

Course Registration Number:

42094 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas J. Marrinan

(Formerly CISC 270) This course examines the theory and practice of developing applications for the World Wide Web. Students will learn practical technique for designing and implementing Web applications, with a particular emphasis on server-side processing and data-driven Web sites. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in CISC 230

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
COJO 100 - L02 Public Speaking M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 BEC 113

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

BEC 113

Course Registration Number:

40977 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Debra L. Petersen

Preparation, presentation, and evaluation of original speeches by each student throughout the semester; special emphasis given to selecting and researching topics, organizing evidence, analyzing audiences, sharpening style and tone, communicating ethically and listening critically. This course is designed for students who are not pursuing a Communication and Journalism major. COJO majors may only take this course with permission from the department chair.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
COJO 100 - L03 Public Speaking M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 BEC 113

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

BEC 113

Course Registration Number:

40978 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Debra L. Petersen

Preparation, presentation, and evaluation of original speeches by each student throughout the semester; special emphasis given to selecting and researching topics, organizing evidence, analyzing audiences, sharpening style and tone, communicating ethically and listening critically. This course is designed for students who are not pursuing a Communication and Journalism major. COJO majors may only take this course with permission from the department chair.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
COJO 258 - 01 Writing/Designing for the Web - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 312

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 312

Course Registration Number:

40616 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John C. Keston

This course teaches students HTML and Web-page production. The goal is to help students develop strategies for writing, editing, designing and publishing a Website that meets professional standards.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ECON 370 - 01 Envr & Nat Resource Econ M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 208

Course Registration Number:

42639 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bradley K. Wilson

This course employs economic principles to analyze the problems of environmental pollution and natural-resource depletion. Economic systems, such as the private-market mechanism, are evaluated with respect to their effectiveness in the management of natural resources and the environment. Domestic and international environmental policies are examined and critiqued. Prerequisite: ECON 252

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGR 160 - 01 Surveying - T - - - - - 0800 - 1135 OSS 325

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 1135

Location:

OSS 325

Course Registration Number:

41762 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1

Instructor:

Rita E. Lederle

Introduction to surveying including the identification of distances, elevations and angles. Construction staking. Calculations including earthwork, closure. Introduction and applications of GIS and GPS.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGR 171 - 02 Engineering Graphics & Design - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OSS 230

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OSS 230

Course Registration Number:

40850 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Annmarie P. Thomas

Through a combination of lectures, hands-on computer lab time, and design projects, students will learn to read, and create engineering drawings and use computer-aided design (CAD) terminology and technology. Topics covered will include the engineering design process, rapid prototyping, principles of projection and introductory methods of representation and constructive geometry.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGR 362 - 51 Construc./Engr. Econ - LAB - - - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OSS 327

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

OSS 327

Course Registration Number:

41771 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Deborah M. Besser

Introduction to construction processes including construction planning, equipment, delivery methods, contract documents, procurement, construction methods, scheduling, critical path method, project management, estimating and safety. Construction of buildings, and transportation infrastructure including bridges, roads, rail and highways. Principles of engineering economy including cash flow analysis, cost, analysis and uncertainty. Prerequisites: MATH 113. ECON 251 recommended.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGR 362 - L01 Construc./Engr. Econ Analysis - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OSS 327

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OSS 327

Course Registration Number:

41763 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Deborah M. Besser

Introduction to construction processes including construction planning, equipment, delivery methods, contract documents, procurement, construction methods, scheduling, critical path method, project management, estimating and safety. Construction of buildings, and transportation infrastructure including bridges, roads, rail and highways. Principles of engineering economy including cash flow analysis, cost, analysis and uncertainty. Prerequisites: MATH 113. ECON 251 recommended.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGR 480 - 01 Engineer Design Clinic I M - W - F - - 1525 - 1700 OWS 150

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OWS 150

Course Registration Number:

40107 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jeffrey M. Hammer, Tiffany D. Ling

Serves as the first capstone course. Student design teams, under the direction of a faculty coordinator, will develop engineering solutions to practical, open-ended design projects conceived to demonstrate the value of prior basic science and engineering courses. Ethical, social, economic and safety issues in engineering practice will be considered as well. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in either (ENGR 320, 350, 371, and 381 and satisfactory completion of ENGR 155) or (ENGR 331, 346, and 410) or (CISC 231, ENGR 345, and concurrent-registration in-or prior completion of-ENGR 431) or (ENGR 362, 363, and 365)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40109 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 151 - LLC Environmental Challenges M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41335 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 212 - 01 Society and Sustainability M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

42750 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Maria E. Dahmus

An emphasis on the ways in which people have created, and attempted to solve, environmental problems in different cultural and historical contexts. Examines the roles of the entire spectrum of actors and human communities, including individuals, families, groups and formal organizations, neighborhoods, cities and nations. Students examine how individual dynamics (such as altruism and economic self-interest) and collective dynamics (such as competition, cohesion, social definitional processes and global interdependence) direct humans in their interactions with the environment.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 298 - 01 Topics: Climate Change Conserv - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2100

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41548 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Douglas T. Shaw

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ESCI 310 - 01 Environmental Problem Solving M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 118

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 118

Course Registration Number:

42005 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gaston E. Small

This course explores methods of solving environmental problems. These problems are by nature, interdisciplinary and are rarely addressed in a substantive fashion in traditional science textbooks. In this course, students and faculty work together to develop a working model of a critical earth system or biogeochemical cycle (i.e. the carbon or nitrogen cycle), and learn how to make calculations of human-induced changes to that system. Students from all concentrations of the environmental science major will work together on this interdisciplinary research project using modeling and systems analysis software to more fully understand specific environments and the quantitative methods of assessing challenges to those environments. This course should be taken by all ESCI students during their junior year. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite: BIOL 209 or permission of instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ESCI 310 - 51 Envi. Problem Solving / Lab - - - R - - - 1330 - 1730 OWS 378

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1730

Location:

OWS 378

Course Registration Number:

42006 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Gaston E. Small

This course explores methods of solving environmental problems. These problems are by nature, interdisciplinary and are rarely addressed in a substantive fashion in traditional science textbooks. In this course, students and faculty work together to develop a working model of a critical earth system or biogeochemical cycle (i.e. the carbon or nitrogen cycle), and learn how to make calculations of human-induced changes to that system. Students from all concentrations of the environmental science major will work together on this interdisciplinary research project using modeling and systems analysis software to more fully understand specific environments and the quantitative methods of assessing challenges to those environments. This course should be taken by all ESCI students during their junior year. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite: BIOL 209 or permission of instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 111 - 01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41007 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul A. Lorah

This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 298 - 01 Topics: Climate Change Conserv - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2100

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

42752 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Douglas T. Shaw

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

41512 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

The theme of this course is how to perform data analysis using Geographic Information Systems. Specific topics include spatial database operations, buffers, map overlay and address matching. The course illustrates the principles of Geographic Information Systems using a variety of real-world applications from demography to environmental studies. This course uses a blended course format and students should be prepared to spend 50% of their time working independently.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 350 - L01 Geography of Global Health - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

41687 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul A. Lorah

This class introduces students to the concepts, theories and research techniques used by medical geographers. We study the underlying environmental, cultural and demographic processes that shape the distribution and spread of disease in an effort to achieve a deeper understanding of the factors influencing human health. Much of the semester is spent using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help community partners analyze and address health care challenges in the Twin Cities.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OWS 150

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OWS 150

Course Registration Number:

40988 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for GEOL 111-01 must also register for ONE lab section: GEOL 111-51, -52, -53 OR -54. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41042 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture and one 2-hour onsite laboratory per week. Students registering for GEOL 111-02 must also register for ONE onsite lab: GEOL 111-61 OR -62. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 04 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43189 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture and one 2-hour onsite laboratory per week. Students registering for GEOL 111-04 must also register for ONE onsite lab: GEOL 111-63 OR -64. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 51 Intro Physical Geology LAB M - - - - - - 1500 - 1700 OSS 124

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1500 - 1700

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40989 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-01 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 52 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40990 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-01 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 53 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1330 - 1530 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1530

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40991 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-01 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 54 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1545 - 1745 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1545 - 1745

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40992 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-01 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 61 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - W - - - - 1730 - 1930 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1930

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40993 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-02 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 62 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - W - - - - 1945 - 2145 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1945 - 2145

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

40994 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-02 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 63 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1800 - 2000 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2000

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

43190 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-04 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 64 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1800 - 2000 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2000

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

43191 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Students must register for lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for this lab must also register for GEOL 111-04 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 02 Environmental Geology M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OWS 251

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OWS 251

Course Registration Number:

41544 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for GEOL 115-02 must also register for ONE lab section: GEOL 115-53, 115-54 OR 115-55. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 03 Environmental Geology M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OSS 127

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OSS 127

Course Registration Number:

41757 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Melissa A. Lamb

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for GEOL 115-03 must also register for lab section: GEOL 115-52. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 52 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1530 - 1730 OSS 120

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1530 - 1730

Location:

OSS 120

Course Registration Number:

41759 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Melissa A. Lamb

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for this lab section must also register for GEOL 115-03 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 53 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

41545 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for this lab section must also register for GEOL 115-02 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 54 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1330 - 1530 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1530

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

42578 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for this lab section must also register for GEOL 115-02 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 55 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1600 - 1800 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1800

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

43196 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. Students registering for this lab section must also register for GEOL 115-02 lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 112 - W03 Hist Mod World Since 1550 - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

41173 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elizabeth A. Harry

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course surveys the foundation and expansion of global networks from the sixteenth-century exploration to the contemporary world, and it examines the resulting breakthrough in communication and cultural exchanges between Europe and Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Key aspects of the modern world are explored, such as state power and citizenship, economic systems and human labor, ideas about belonging and community, and the relationships and activities that constitute daily life. This course fulfills the Historical Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 112 - W04 Hist Mod World Since 1550 - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

41668 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elizabeth A. Harry

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course surveys the foundation and expansion of global networks from the sixteenth-century exploration to the contemporary world, and it examines the resulting breakthrough in communication and cultural exchanges between Europe and Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Key aspects of the modern world are explored, such as state power and citizenship, economic systems and human labor, ideas about belonging and community, and the relationships and activities that constitute daily life. This course fulfills the Historical Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
JPST 250 - PL1 Intro to Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

40745 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael C. Klein

Major aspects of world and local conflict, theories of social science relating to conflict and violence, and various proposals for solutions. Among the aspects of conflict studied are cultural differences, scarcity of resources, economic and social structures, international trade, the arms race, corruption, oppression and war. Proposed solutions assessed include development, structural changes, world governance, multinational agencies, military power, civilian-based defense, active nonviolence for social change, conflict resolution, disarmament, cultural exchange, religious revival and prayer. These topics are considered in the light of theory, history, and literature. Students apply these concepts by investigating one country or geographic area in depth through a semester long research project. Usually offered every semester. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
JPST 365 - D01 Leadership for Social Justice - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

41026 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael C. Klein

Leadership for Social Justice examines the arc of leadership through the process of creating, sustaining, then institutionalizing positive social change. The course examines models and case studies of authoritative, positional, influential and situational leadership in diverse settings such as community organizing, social movements, social entrepreneurship and nonprofit management. The course also explores approaches to ethical leadership and provides opportunities for students to develop the skills and vision needed to become ethical leaders for social justice. Students will analyze the role of leadership in the tensions between preserving order and promoting transformation. They will develop a critical approach to the dynamics of power in order to effect systemic change.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MKTG 300 - 06 Principles of Marketing - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 109

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MCH 109

Course Registration Number:

43013 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

John J. Sailors

This course uses a managerial point of view. It focuses on understanding the needs and desires of customers in order to develop effective strategies for business. Students are taught to consider organizational, social, competitive, technological, economic, behavioral, and legal forces in crafting effective marketing programs. Prerequisites: Junior standing

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MKTG 300 - 07 Principles of Marketing - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 235

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MCH 235

Course Registration Number:

43012 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David L. Alexander

This course uses a managerial point of view. It focuses on understanding the needs and desires of customers in order to develop effective strategies for business. Students are taught to consider organizational, social, competitive, technological, economic, behavioral, and legal forces in crafting effective marketing programs. Prerequisites: Junior standing

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MKTG 340 - L01 Marketing Research - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 118

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MCH 118

Course Registration Number:

43021 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David M. Harman

In this course, students learn to develop surveys, observation, experiments, and other tools for learning about customer characteristics and requirements. They learn about analytical techniques, data sources, re search planning and costs. Students would greatly benefit from completing this course before they take MKTG 430. Prerequisites: MKTG 300, MATH 101 or 109 or 111 or 113, STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MKTG 340 - L02 Marketing Research - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 118

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MCH 118

Course Registration Number:

43022 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David M. Harman

In this course, students learn to develop surveys, observation, experiments, and other tools for learning about customer characteristics and requirements. They learn about analytical techniques, data sources, re search planning and costs. Students would greatly benefit from completing this course before they take MKTG 430. Prerequisites: MKTG 300, MATH 101 or 109 or 111 or 113, STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 100 - 03 Intro to Sociology M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 306

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 306

Course Registration Number:

42720 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPAN 211 - L03 Intermediate Spanish I M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 317

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 317

Course Registration Number:

40260 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Susana Perez Castillejo

Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPAN 211 - L07 Intermediate Spanish I M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 206

Course Registration Number:

41754 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Susana Perez Castillejo

Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPAN 211 - L09 Intermediate Spanish I M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 319

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 319

Course Registration Number:

40263 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paola B. Ehrmantraut

Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPAN 211 - L15 Intermediate Spanish I - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

40346 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paola B. Ehrmantraut

Designed to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Intensive review of grammatical structures of Elementary Spanish I and II. Continued exposure to Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Affiliated Courses (Beyond Next Term)

J-Term 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 209 - 01 Biology of Sustainability - T W R F - - 0930 - 1230 OWS 257

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0930 - 1230

Location:

OWS 257

Course Registration Number:

10041 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kyle D. Zimmer

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

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BIOL 490 - 01 Infectious Disease Dynam/Contr - T W R F - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 122

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 122

Course Registration Number:

10295 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

An in-depth exploration of the latest scientific research into the spread and management of infectious diseases. Emphasis is on applying quantitative reasoning to address pressing public health issues. Topics include forecasting pathogen spillover from animal populations, risk assessments linking climate change and disease outbreaks, reconstructing historical epidemics, optimal control of antimicrobial resistance and molecular epidemiology. Class format combines lecture and student-led discussions of the primary literature. Lab involves student projects using computer simulations to predict the ability of a public health intervention (mass vaccination, quarantine, etc...) to reduce disease burden. Pre-requisites: Stat 220 with R OR Math 114 OR Instructor Permission.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 490 - 51 Infectious Disease / Lab - T W R F - - 1230 - 1630 OWS 379

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1230 - 1630

Location:

OWS 379

Course Registration Number:

10296 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology - T W R F - - 1000 - 1230 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1230

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

10080 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10209 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 51 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T W R F - - 1300 - 1500 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1500

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

10081 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 52 Intro Physical Geology LAB M - W - - - - 1000 - 1415 OSS 123

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1415

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

10210 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - L01 Theology & Environment - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

10176 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Amy M. Levad

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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