2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Courses


Description of courses offered by the various departments

The symbols FA (fall), IN (interim), SP (spring), and SU (summer) indicate when each course is offered. The credit (semester hours) for each course is indicated in parentheses after the course name. Interim course descriptions are made available during the fall semester and are published online.

 

 

Physical Education and Recreation: Sport, Dance, and Society

Sport, Dance, and Society (1). FA, SP. A course in this area is designed to help students develop a faith-informed perspective, understanding of and appreciation for the impact of highly-skilled human movement through play, and sport, with a particular focus on the enhancement of selected motor skills. Lectures, readings, and group activity are used to educate the student on the values of skill instruction, practice, and participation in a lifetime activity.

   •  PER 181 - Badminton Level II
   •  PER 182 - Tennis Level I
   •  PER 183 - Tennis Level II
   •  PER 185 - Soccer
   •  PER 189 - Sport, Dance and Society

Physics: Introductory Courses

   •  PHYS 132 - Matter, Light, and Energy
   •  PHYS 133 - Introductory Physics: Mechanics and Gravity
   •  PHYS 195 - Physics and Astronomy Student Seminar
   •  PHYS 212 - Inquiry-Based Physics
   •  PHYS 221 - General Physics
   •  PHYS 222 - General Physics
   •  PHYS 223 - Physics for the Health Sciences
   •  PHYS 235 - Introductory Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
   •  PHYS 237 - Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
   •  PHYS 246 - Waves, Optics, and Optical Technology
   •  PHYS 295 - Seminar in Physics, Technology and Society
   •  PHYS 296 - Studies in Physics, Technology and Society

Physics: Advanced Laboratory Courses

   •  PHYS 339 - Advanced Classical Mechanics Laboratory
   •  PHYS 349 - Advanced Electromagnetism and Optics Laboratory
   •  PHYS 379 - Advanced Quantum Physics Laboratory
   •  PHYS 395 - Physics Research, Writing, and Presentation

Physics: Advanced Theory Courses

   •  PHYS 306 - Introduction to Quantum Physics
   •  PHYS 335 - Classical Mechanics
   •  PHYS 345 - Electromagnetism
   •  PHYS 346 - Advanced Optics
   •  PHYS 347 - Relativistic Electrodynamics
   •  PHYS 365 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
   •  PHYS 375 - Quantum Mechanics
   •  PHYS 376 - Quantum Mechanics
   •  PHYS 390 - Independent Study in Physics

Political Science

See the Political Science Department for a description of courses and programs of concentration in international relations.

   •  POLS 101 - Ideas and Institutions in American Politics
   •  POLS 110 - Persons in Political Community
   •  POLS 202 - Democracy in America: State and Federal Government
   •  POLS 207 - International Cooperation and Conflict
   •  POLS 208 - Urban Politics
   •  POLS 209 - Public and Non-Profit Administration
   •  POLS 212 - American Public Policy
   •  POLS 214 - Governments and Globalization
   •  POLS 218 - American Foreign Policy
   •  POLS 228 - Global Politics of Human Rights
   •  POLS 234 - The President and Congress
   •  POLS 237 - Parties and Interest Groups
   •  POLS 240 - Freedom, Justice, and Political Authority
   •  POLS 251 - Foundations of Political Science Research
   •  POLS 276 - Latin American Politics
   •  POLS 277 - Asian Politics
   •  POLS 279 - African Politics
   •  POLS 295 - Special Topics in Political Science
   •  POLS 304 - International Peace and Security
   •  POLS 306 - Christian Political Thought
   •  POLS 307 - Civil War, Ethnic Conflict, and Terrorism
   •  POLS 309 - International Organizations and Law
   •  POLS 310 - American Constitutional Foundations
   •  POLS 318 - American Elections and Mass Media
   •  POLS 319 - International Political Economy
   •  POLS 321 - Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective
   •  POLS 322 - Global Democratization
   •  POLS 380 - Internship in Politics and Government
   •  POLS 390 - Independent Study
   •  POLS 399 - Research Seminar in Political Science

Psychology

   •  PSYC 151 - Introductory Psychology: Perspectives on the Self
   •  PSYC 201 - Developmental Psychology: Lifespan
   •  PSYC 202 - Youth Faith Development and Spiritual Formation
   •  PSYC 208 - Developmental Psychology I: Child
   •  PSYC 209 - Developmental Psychology II: Adolescence and Adulthood
   •  PSYC 212 - Psychopathology
   •  PSYC 220 - Psychological Perspectives on Marriage and the Family
   •  PSYC 222 - Human Sexuality and Gender
   •  PSYC 255 - Statistics and Research Design
   •  PSYC 256 - Fundamentals of Research and Practice
   •  PSYC 280 - The Helping Interview: Theory and Practice in Clinical Settings
   •  PSYC 305 - The Psychology of Work
   •  PSYC 306 - History and Systems of Psychology
   •  PSYC 310 - Social Psychology
   •  PSYC 311 - Theories of Personality
   •  PSYC 312 - Clinical and Counseling Assessment
   •  PSYC 314 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
   •  PSYC 322 - Perspectives in Psychology
   •  PSYC 332 - Principles of Learning and Behavior Modifications
   •  PSYC 334 - Cognitive Psychology
   •  PSYC 335 - Health Psychology
   •  PSYC 343 - Behavioral Neuroscience
   •  PSYC 344 - Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
   •  PSYC 356 - Experimental Psychology
   •  PSYC 380 - Internship in Psychology
   •  PSYC 390 - Independent Study
   •  PSYC 399 - Psychology and Religion

Public Health

   •  PUBH 101 - Introduction to Public Health
   •  PUBH 248 - Epidemiology
   •  PUBH 295 - Public Health Seminar
   •  PUBH 380 - Internship in Public Health
   •  PUBH 395 - Integrative Seminar in Public Health

Recreation

   •  RECR 203 - Leadership in Recreation Programs
   •  RECR 205 - Therapeutic Recreation and Diagnostic Groups
   •  RECR 304 - Management of Leisure Services
   •  RECR 305 - Program Planning and Development
   •  RECR 308 - Recreation Program and Facility Management
   •  RECR 310 - Theory and Philosophy of Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 312 - Special Topics in Recreation and Leisure Studies
   •  RECR 314 - Programming Principles of Therapeutic Recreation
 

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