College of Professional and Continuing Education

Fall Undergraduate Courses — 2014

For CRN's see: Fall 2014 Schedule

Art

Basic Drawing

ART1010 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23761

Lynne Johnson

Introduces students to basic drawing concepts such as: line, volume, shape, perspective, value and composition. There will be a strong emphasis on observational methods to learn these basic concepts. Requires no previous experience. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own supplies.


Introduction to Photography

ART1030 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23813

Rachel Loischild

Introduces students to the medium of photography as an art form and means of communication. The zone system, camera functions, composition and printing are covered in detail. Class discussion on contemporary and historical views of photography are encouraged. In this studio/laboratory course, students are in the darkroom developing black and white film and printing archival fiberbase silver prints. By course completion, students produce a fine small portfolio of prints. Must have 35 mm camera capable of manual settings. Material fee: $50.00.


Techniques of Ceramics

ART1080 T 0330p-0630p    Section: 1
CRN: 23764

Linda Freedman

Traditional and experimental ceramic techniques will be explored. Design quality will be emphasized in the production of functional, sculptural, and architectural ceramic pieces. Individual problem solving will be stressed. Material fee: $60.00 payable to Craft Studio on first night of class.


Clay and Fiber

ART1140 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23765

Linda Freedman

Explores the historical, traditional and contemporary artistic applications of these two plastic mediums. Students will gain a working knowledge of traditional and experimental ceramic and fiber techniques. Design quality will be stressed throughout as a fundamental aspect of good craftsmanship. Students will gain an understanding of the artistic heritage inherent in crafts of the past and present. Material fee: $60.00 payable to Craft Studio on first night of class.


Introduction to Digital Photography

ART1160 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23814

Rachel Loischild

Designed to work artistically within a computer-mediated environment, this course is intended as a venue for discussing the history, current practices and social value of technology-based creativity in the field of photography. You will learn to use the digital camera, Adobe Photoshop, scanners and printers to complete the digital workflow. Students must have a digital camera and a digital SLR is strongly suggested. Material fee: $100.00.


Luminous Watercolor

ART1530 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23833

Linda Freedman

Students will become acquainted with the many techniques of watercolor through demonstration, exercises and instruction. Color theory and applications will be stressed. Through individual problem solving, the creation of luminous paintings in abstract, illustration, still life and landscape will be our goal. Open to novice as well as advanced students. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own supplies.


Photography Projects

ART2000 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23808

Stephen DiRado

An advanced photography course for the individual who has made a commitment to the medium. Students will self-design a semester long project, and can explore one of many themes including: journalism, landscape, architecture, portraits, still life, personal images and alternative processes. This course is based on weekly critiques that are designed to encourage and stimulate students to develop a personal style. The goal for the semester is to conclude with a comprehensive portfolio. Some class meetings will be held off campus. Material fee: $100.00. Prerequisite: Introductory and Intermediate Photography.


Intermediate Photography Projects

ART2100 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23809

Stephen DiRado

An advanced photography course for the individual who has made a commitment to the medium. Students will self-design a semester long project, and can explore one of many themes including: journalism, landscape, architecture, portraits, still life, personal images and alternative processes. This course is based on weekly critiques that are designed to encourage and stimulate students to develop a personal style. The goal for the semester is to conclude with a comprehensive portfolio. Some class meetings will be held off campus. Material fee: $100.00. Prerequisite: Photography Projects.


Advanced Photography Projects

ART2200 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23810

Stephen DiRado

An advanced photography course for the individual who has made a commitment to the medium. Students will self-design a semester long project, and can explore one of many themes including: journalism, landscape, architecture, portraits, still life, personal images and alternative processes. This course is based on weekly critiques that are designed to encourage and stimulate students to develop a personal style. The goal for the semester is to conclude with a comprehensive portfolio. Some class meetings will be held off campus. Material fee: $100.00. Prerequisite: Intermediate Photography Projects.


American Sign Language

American Sign Language I

ASL1010 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24144

John Dunn

An introduction to American Sign Language (ASL), including grammar, basic vocabulary, manual alphabets/numbers, and visual gestural communication. ASL written code will also be covered.


Beginning American Sign Language III

ASL1030 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23811

John Dunn

A continuation of ASL II, this course will focus on further development of visual-spatial orientation and manipulation skills, sign vocabulary and complex sentence structures. Students will continue to work on strategies for opening, sustaining and closing general conversations on a range of topics. They will also further develop the ability to question, narrate and give increasingly detailed descriptions of activities, interactions, plans and directions. Prerequisite: Beginning American Sign Language II.


Criminal Justice

The American Criminal Justice System

CJ1220 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23849

Gregory White

Explores the criminal justice system through the eyes of the individual participants. Students explore the different stages within the system from investigation and arrest through trial, sentencing and corrections. Guest speakers representing many of the agencies involved in the criminal justice process will offer the class a first-hand look into the realities of their positions, as well as their opinions about the overall effectiveness of the system. Students will also tour a local police department and lock-up.


Drugs and Crime in Society I

CJ1240 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23854

Timothy O'Connor

A law enforcement prospective of how drugs are impacting our lives. All forms of drug abuse and the cost it inflicts on society will be examined. The War on Drugs will be reviewed including the latest developments and the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Narcotics Law.


Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

CJ1960 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24265

Claire Gold

This course provides a broad overview of forensic anthropology-an applied field of biological anthropology. Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical/biological anthropology to the legal process. The identification of skeletal human remains is important for both legal and humanitarian reasons. Forensic anthropologists work to determine age, sex, ancestry, stature and unique features from the skeleton. While proficiency in forensic methods will not be the focus of this course, general identification techniques will be addressed. A combination of readings from the assigned textbook and articles assigned by the instructor will form the basis of class lecture and discussion.


Contemporary Criminal Procedure

CJ1970 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24143

Edward Karcasinas

What are the rights of someone accused of a crime? What protections do you have to be free from governmental intrusions into your home, car or computer? We will examine both federal and state constitutional provisions that provide the framework under which law enforcement must operate. This will include the right to an attorney, the need for law enforcement to obtain a search warrant to gather evidence and the limits on whether statements can be used against you in a criminal proceeding.


Organized Crime

CJ1990 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23819

Edward Karcasinas

From Capone to Bulger and beyond, we will cover the history and development of organized crime as it has evolved throughout the world. We will examine law enforcements of technology and other state of the art measures to enhance smuggling and other activities in their efforts to compromise law enforcement and governments.


Children in Crisis

CJ2080 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23763

Donald Moran

Explores the sensitive issues surrounding the increasing number of abused children in contemporary American culture. The biological, psychological and sociological factors affecting child abuse are used as the broad conceptual framework for prevention, identification and treatment. Focuses on the etiology of child abuse as well as treatment and the law.


Business Law

CJ2170 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24263

James Horan

A study of the legal basis of business and the principles of statutory and common law as they affect business relationships. Emphasis is on those areas of the law commonly encountered by the business manager such as contract negotiation and provisions, the Uniform Commercial Code, government regulations, consumer protection and tort liability, property, partnerships, corporations and descendents estate and employment law.


Juvenile Delinquency

CJ2210 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23852

Timothy O'Connor

An examination of delinquency, the suspected causes of delinquent behavior, and the environmental influences of youthful misbehavior. The use of pretrial detention, shock incarceration, mandatory sentencing, and gang control efforts will be analyzed. Topics such as the role of the courts and police, status offenders, juvenile corrections, transfer of juvenile to adult courts and their impact on the Juvenile Justice system are covered.


The Criminal Mind

CJ2250 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23762

Donald Moran

We will explore the profiles of the criminal personality in all of its ramifications, offering fresh perceptions into crimes in the spotlight today, from rape and domestic violence to the serial and charismatic killers. Who are these criminals and how and why do they act differently from responsible citizens? We will study the violent crime scene analysis and the key to understanding and catching violent criminals. Particular attention will be paid to the principles behind the defense of insanity as well as whether or not the defense of diminished capacity either excuses or diminishes the guilt of one who is charged with a serious crime.


Effective Speaking and Presenting

COMM1210 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23768

Martin Richman

Prepares participants for the challenges of effectively speaking to groups and individuals, including culturally diverse audiences. We examine the various types of speaking situations that participants are involved with on a regular basis.


Introduction to Advertising

COMM1340 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23774

John Mitchell

Analysis and implementation of basic advertising principles. Reading, class discussion, research and in-class workshops are required.


Principles of Management

COMM1530 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24141

Paul Coute

Introduces the fundamental managerial of functions planning, organizing, lending and controlling. Through an examination of the major motivational theories of management, we will work to increase our awareness of the personal skills required to be a manager and learn to apply managerial planning, and organizing processes as well as design a control system to measure results.


Melting Pot or Salad Bowl: A Film Exploration of Multicultural America

COMM1550 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24146

Nancye Araneo

People all over the world base their opinions of the United States on what they see in American films. What do Hollywood movies say about the culture of the United States? Are they an accurate portrayal of the country and its culture? This course will examine the history and culture of the United States as presented in film.


Introduction to Management Information Systems

COMM1770 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23847

Dennis Wadsworth

Introduces computers and information technology as a resource for management. This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of information terminology and a conceptual foundation of information systems for management, society and individuals.


Organizational Behavior

COMM2020 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 2
CRN: 23841

Joseph Lambert

In this course we will focus on the common daily challenges facing individuals within the work place environment. Understanding these different behaviors and concepts found within the complex and diverse work environment is a critical component for survival and success in the modern organization. The specific topics of organizational structure, culture, change, motivation, group dynamics, leadership and interpersonal communication will all be addressed. The objective of this course is to give the student a better overall grasp of the organizational structure and the primary factors driving the managerial decision makers within it.


Interpersonal Communication

COMM2180 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23834

Erin Dolan

This course will utilize theory and practical applications to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop interpersonal communication competence and better understand its role in the relationship context. Specific areas of study include: relationship building and maintenance, intercultural communication, conflict management and interpersonal communications in the organization.


Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Management

COMM2360 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24010

Jaclyn Greenhalgh

Students develop and improve conflict management skills and how to utilize those skills in managing conflicts that arise in personal and professional situations. Students will have an opportunity to explore alternative models and methods of resolving disputes.


Computer Science

Introduction to Computing

CSCI1010 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23817

Paul Coute

Introduces computer hardware systems and software applications. This is a hands-on course that teaches the MS operating system and an introductory to intermediate level of the Microsoft Office Suite application: Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), PowerPoint (presentations) and Access (database). Skills learned are directly usable in the workplace and other coursework. No prior computer experience is necessary.


Introduction to Management Information Systems

CSCI1770 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23848

Dennis Wadsworth

Introduces computers and information technology as a resource for management. This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of information terminology and a conceptual foundation of information systems for management, society and individuals.


Introduction to Java Programming

CSCI2030 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23767

Honglei Zhu

Introduces the elements of Java programming language. Topics include input/output operations, control structures, arithmetic operations, arrays, strings, praphical user interface(GUI), object-oriented design and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug Java application programs and Java applets for web application.


Software Engineering

CSCI2200 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24253

Germinal Isern

Provides an overview of current practices in management and software process technology for the novice software practitioner. Topics to be covered will include: software requirements capture and analysis, software design methodologies, both top down and object oriented, software costing models, project planning and monitoring techniques, software testing and quality assurance and recent work from the Software Engineering Institute.


Computer Forensics

CSCI2270 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24256

Germinal Isern

Presents methods to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation, beginning with a discussion of ethics while mapping to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Students should have a working knowledge of hardware and operating systems to maximize their success on projects and exercises.


Economics

Economics and the World Economy

ECON1010 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23759

Abir Bukhatwa

The last few years have proven to all of us that what happens in one nation's economy can have major impact- good or bad- on the economies of another nation. How and why this happens is important for us to understand. Comparisons across countries provide a deeper understanding of business cycles, unemployment, monetary policy, economic growth, currencies and fiscal policy This course, an introduction to international economic interactions and the macroeconomic analysis of economies, develops basic economic concepts including market analysis, trade, and demand and supply in the macroeconomy. These economic concepts provide tools to analyze current issues such as economic stability, debt crises and policies towards trade.


Microeconomics

ECON2051 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23760

Abir Bukhatwa

Describes and analyzes how a market-oriented economy functions in answering basic economic concerns. Interspersed with theory, the course focuses on particular examples that demonstrate the use of microeconomics to solve problems faced by decision makers in both the private and public sectors.


Macroeconomics

ECON2052 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23850

Chen Pan

Focuses on the forces that affect overall performance of the economy, studying the determinants of economic activity and measures of economic performance. In addition, students explore specific current economic problems facing the United States, public policies instituted to deal with problems and repercussions of some of these policies on world economics.


Introduction to International Trade

ECON2070 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23828

Gbetonmasse Somasse

Why and what do countries trade? Do they benefit from trade? What are tariffs and quotas? Within the framework for the study of international trade that this course will provide, we will examine various trade theories (Ricardian, Heckscher-Ohlin, etc.), welfare implications of trade policies, global trading arrangements (including GATT & WTO) and other issues pertinent to international trade. Prerequisite:Principles of Economics


English

Introduction to Composition

ENG1000 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24267

Jennifer Plante

Focuses on the writing process: prewriting, writing and rewriting. Discussion and writing activities will include all steps of the writing process beginning with developing ideas and carried through organizing, writing and editing. Students will experiment with different techniques and learn to adapt to different college writing situations.


Mythologies

ENG2050 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23820

Louis Bastien

The purpose of this course is to expose students to various systems of myth from a number of global cultures. We will examine both the similarities and differences of the myths and consider why this is so. In addition, we also will examine the idea of mythic thinking, or consciousness, and why such forms of thought and image are deemed necessary for the psychological and moral health of the cultures in which they form an inherent, and crucial part.


Modern Monsters: The Serial Killer in Literature and Film

ENG2420 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23758

Jennifer Plante

The genre of serial killer fiction is a direct descendent of Gothic fiction, with the serial killers as updated models of Gothic villains. Like their Gothic predecessors, fictional serial killers are mythologized, folklorized and, in some cases, supernaturalized. Beginning with Psycho, students will critically analyze serial killer fiction novels and films of the mid-20th century to the present while investigating the following themes: American notions and expressions of individuality; the sociopolitical climate in which the serial killer is defined and the ways in which the narratives criticize this climate; changing notions of gender roles and anxieties therein; sexual anxieties; the expressions of cultural desires; and how myth informs the serial killer narratives. Prerequisite: VE fulfilled.


Beat Generation Literature

ENG2510 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23757

Jennifer Plante

The beat Generation's influence on American culture is still evident today, over 50 years after a group of young men- Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and others-first met in New York City. These radical writers shook up the literary world with their disregard for traditional literary styles and themes and their blatant rejection of the cultural values of postwar America. We will focus on the following : notions of defiant individuality; alternative conceptions of religion , sexuality, and politics; the glorification of the drug culture and of criminality, and how pop culture factors into texts. Among the work studied in this class are Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Allen Ginsberg's Howl and William S. Burrough's Naked Lunch.


Environmental Studies

Sustainability and the Sacred

ES1970 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23815

Rachael Shea

Indigenous cultures relied on three basic concepts to live sustainably: community, exchange and relationship. In this course we will experience and explore these three concepts. The interconnectedness of all life - the sacred - is the "technology" which lay at the heart of all indigenous cultures. It is all available to each of us still. Connecting to the plants, the animal kingdom, and one another as equals bring the tools we need to embrace earth changes and all that the future holds. Through this course you will be empowered to engage with Sustainability on your own terms. Please be advised that some class meetings will take place outdoors.


Film

Exploring Hispanic Culture

FILM1150 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24254

Germinal Isern

The Hispanic culture is rich and vibrant and we will come to a greater appreciation and understanding of it through an examination of its literature, poetry and films. The films we will view will be both popular and famous in Latin America and Spain and our readings will be from writers, contemporary and historic, that are well known not only in their own country but around the world (Isabel Allende, Vargas llosa, Gracia Lorca, Cervantes, etc.). Through our assignments there will be an opportunity for us to participate in a more in depth study of various aspects of Hispanic culture and traditions. By the end of the semester you will have acquired a greater understanding, interpretation and response to the Hispanic culture.


Melting Pot or Salad Bowl: A Film Exploration of Multicultural America

FILM1550 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24147

Nancye Araneo

People all over the world base their opinions of the United States on what they see in American films. What do Hollywood movies say about the culture of the United States? Are they an accurate portrayal of the country and its culture? This course will examine the history and culture of the United States as presented in film.


Modern Monsters: The Serial Killer in Literature and Film

FILM2420 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23804

Jennifer Plante

The genre of serial killer fiction is a direct descendent of Gothic fiction, with the serial killers as updated models of Gothic villains. Like their Gothic predecessors, fictional serial killers are mythologized, folkorized and, in some cases, supernaturalized. Beginning with Psycho, students will critically analyze serial killer fiction novels and films of the mid-20th century to the present while investigating the following themes: American notions and expressions of individuality; the sociopolitical climate in which the serial killer is defined and the ways in which the narratives criticize this climate; changing notions of gender roles and anxieties therein; sexual anxieties; the expressions of cultural desires; and how myth informs the serial killer narratives. Prerequisite: VE fulfilled.


History

A History of Russia: to 1861

HIST1560 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23837

Carl Wilson

A study of Russia from the Kievan period to the emancipation of 1861 with special attention to such topics as the Byzantine influence, Westernization, technological development, art and literature, and the Russian revolutionary tradition. Emphasis is on societal and cultural evolution, as well as essential political problems.


Human Resource Development

Effective Speaking and Presenting

HRD1210 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23806

Martin Richman

Prepares participants for the challenges of effectively speaking to groups and individuals, including culturally diverse audiences. We examine the various types of speaking situations that participants are involved with on a regular basis.


Principles of Management

HRD1530 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24142

Paul Coute

Introduces the fundamental managerial of functions planning, organizing, lending and controlling. Through an examination of the major motivational theories of management, we will work to increase our awareness of the personal skills required to be a manager and learn to apply managerial planning, and organizing processes as well as design a control system to measure results.


Organizational Behavior

HRD2020 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23842

Joseph Lambert

In this course we will focus on the common daily challenges facing individuals within the work place environment. Understanding these different behaviors and concepts found within the complex and diverse work environment is a critical component for survival and success in the modern organization. The specific topics of organizational structure, culture, change, motivation, group dynamics, leadership and interpersonal communication will all be addressed. The objective of this course is to give the student a better overall grasp of the organizational structure and the primary factors driving the managerial decision makers within it.


Interpersonal Communication

HRD2180 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23835

Erin Dolan

This course will utilize theory and practical applications to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop interpersonal communication competence and better understand its role in the relationship context. Specific areas of study include: relationship building and maintenance, intercultural communication, conflict management and interpersonal communications in the organization.


Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Management

HRD2360 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24011

Jaclyn Greenhalgh

Students develop and improve conflict management skills and how to utilize those skills in managing conflicts that arise in personal and professional situations. Students will have an opportunity to explore alternative models and methods of resolving disputes.


Interdisciplinary

Melting Pot or Salad Bowl: A Film Exploration of Multicultural America

IDND1550 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24149

Nancye Araneo

People all over the world base their opinions of the United States on what they see in American films. What do Hollywood movies say about the culture of the United States? Are they an accurate portrayal of the country and its culture? This course will examine the history and culture of the United States as presented in film.


International and Comparative Studies

Economics and the World Economy

INTL1010 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23807

Abir Bukhatwa

The last few years have proven to all of us that what happens in one nation's economy can have major impact- good or bad- on the economies of another nation. How and why this happens is important for us to understand. Comparisons across countries provide a deeper understanding of business cycles, unemployment, monetary policy, economic growth, currencies and fiscal policy This course, an introduction to international economic interactions and the macroeconomic analysis of economies, develops basic economic concepts including market analysis, trade, and demand and supply in the macroeconomy. These economic concepts provide tools to analyze current issues such as economic stability, debt crises and policies towards trade.


Exploring Hispanic Culture

INTL1150 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24255

Germinal Isern

The Hispanic culture is rich and vibrant and we will come to a greater appreciation and understanding of it through an examination of its literature, poetry and films. The films we will view will be both popular and famous in Latin America and Spain and our readings will be from writers, contemporary and historic, that are well known not only in their own country but around the world (Isabel Allende, Vargas llosa, Gracia Lorca, Cervantes. etc.). Through our assignments there will be an opportunity for us to participate in a more in depth study of various aspects of Hispanic culture and traditions. By the end of the semester you will have acquired a greater understanding, interpretation and response to the Hispanic culture.


Melting Pot or Salad Bowl: A Film Exploration of Multicultural America

INTL1550 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24148

Nancye Araneo

People all over the world base their opinions of the United States on what they see in American films. What do Hollywood movies say about the culture of the United States? Are they an accurate portrayal of the country and its culture? This course will examine the history and culture of the United States as presented in film.


History ofRussia to 1861

INTL1560 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23838

Carl Wilson

A study of Russia from the Kievan period to the emancipation of 1861 with special attention to such topics as the Byzantine influence, Westernization, technological development, art and literature, and the Russian revolutionary tradition. Emphasis is on societal and cultural evolution, as well as essential political problems.


Sustainability and the Sacred

INTL1970 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23816

Rachael Shea

Indigenous cultures relied on three basic concepts to live sustainably: community, exchange and relationship. In this course we will experience and explore these three concepts. The interconnectedness of all life - the sacred - is the "technology" which lay at the heart of all indigenous cultures. It is all available to each of us still. Connecting to the plants, the animal kingdom, and one another as equals bring the tools we need to embrace earth changes and all that the future holds. Through this course you will be empowered to engage with Sustainability on your own terms. Please be advised that some class meetings will take place outdoors.


Mathematics

Introduction to Mathematics I

MATH1010 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24150

Brian Kondek

An individually paced course designed primarily to develop proficiency with the concepts of introductory mathematics and algebra needed for future course work. Once areas have been mastered in a test-free environment, more advanced topics--from such areas as trigonometry and precalculus--are considered.


Introduction to Mathematics II

MATH1020 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24151

Brian Kondek

An individually paced course designed primarily to develop proficiency with the concepts of introductory mathematics and algebra needed for future course work. Once areas have been mastered in a test-free environment, more advanced topics--from such areas as trigonometry and precalculus--are considered. Prerequisite: Introduction to Mathematics I.


Introduction to Mathematics III

MATH1030 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24152

Brian Kondek

An individually paced course designed primarily to develop proficiency with the concepts of introductory mathematics and algebra needed for future course work. Once areas have been mastered in a test-free environment, more advanced topicsfrom such areas as trigonometry and precalculusare considered. Prerequiste: Introduction to Mathematics II.


Precalculus

MATH1110 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23818

Brendan Casey

Intended for students going on to calculus. Topics include coordinate geometry, functions and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions and trigonometry. A solid grasp of elementary algebra is assumed.


Calculus I

MATH1200 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24252

Brendan Casey

Topics include: functions, limits, derivatives, techniques of differentiation, continuity, related-rates problems, maximum-minimum problems, definition of integration and the fundamental theorem of calculus.


Statistics

MATH1470 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23812

Dhanushka Thamarapani

Students have the opportunity to learn the rationale behind the fundamental areas of descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as the mechanics involved with each: graphic representation of data, measures of central tendency, measures of variability, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling, t-test, analysis of variance, chi-square, regression and correlation and nonparametric statistics.


Organizational Behavior

PA2020 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23843

Joseph Lambert

Develops an understanding of concepts, analytical tools and communication skills underlying behavior in organizations. The course explores the relationship between task accomplishments and human fulfillment in the context of planned organizational change. Various learning experiences are incorporated, including case studies, simulations, role playing and group discussion. Issues of public involvement, participatory decision making, employee empowerment and forms of leadership are also addressed.


Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Management

PA2360 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24012

Jaclyn Greenhalgh

Students will be encouraged to develop and improve conflict management skills and how to utilize those skills in managing conflicts that arise in personal and professional situations. Students will have an opportunity to explore alternative models and methods of resolving disputes.


Philosophy

Introduction to Logic

PHIL1100 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23827

Peter Marton

Introduces students to logic as a branch of philosophy, as well as a practical skill. Students learn to recognize and symbolize different patterns of reasoning. This is a hands-on course, with much class time spent doing exercises and solving problems.


Professional Ethics

PHIL1310 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23851

David Flesche

Investigates moral problems that arise in-and-about-the world of business. The class discusses ethical issues in advertising, the moral status of affirmative action programs and the responsibilities of business toward the environment. Each student is expected to articulate the different sides of the issues and to defend his/her own views in discussion and in writing.


Psychology

Introduction to Clinical & Counseling Psychology

PSYC1480 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23862

Daniel Lambert

Provides an overview of psychologists role in contemporary culture. This course critically examines various theories of cognitive, educational and personality assessment. It reviews theories of intervention and change with attention to their assumptions concerning normal and normative behavior and assesses current directions in health psychology.


Diagnosis and Treatment of Persons With Co-occurring Disorders

PSYC2100 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24145

John Finneran

Explores the diagnostic and treatment challenges posed by co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. There will be strong emphasis on increasing awareness of self and others, as well as development of clinical applications. Concepts and theories behind addictive and psychiatric disorders and their treatment process will be covered.


Psychology of Human Learning

PSYC2300 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23863

Daniel Lambert

Emphasizes both theoretical understanding and practical application of theories and research findigs. Topics include how people process information in daily living, the use of learning style in educational methods and career choice, and the effect of emotions on perception and memory.


Science

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

SCIS1960 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24266

Claire Gold

This course provides a broad overview of forensic anthropology-an applied field of biological anthropology. Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical/biological anthropology to the legal process. The identification of skeletal human remains is important for both legal and humanitarian reasons. Forensic anthropologists work to determine age, sex, ancestry, stature and unique features from the skeleton. While proficiency in forensic methods will not be the focus of this course, general identification techniques will be addressed. A combination of readings from the assigned textbook and articles assigned by the instructor will form the basis of class lecture and discussion.


Social Services

The Final Chapter: A Study of Death and Dying

SCSV1090 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23822

Janice Nowicki

Students will develop an understanding of the death and dying process while exploring their own attitudes, feelings and beliefs. Topics covered include what is dying, the grieving process, children and death, suicide, violent deaths, cultural attitudes and euthanasia. Community resources will also be explored.


Our Aging Society

SCSV1180 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23824

Janice Nowicki

In the United States today there are more older people in the population than ever before. Many issues offer new challenges as one enters middle and later life but is there a way "successful aging" can be accomplished? With all of these challenges can one truly grow old gracefully? Topics such as diet, exercise, pensions, family life, and housing will be explored. Theories of the aging process will be discussed as we review the study of aging: past, present and future.


Drugs and Crime in Society

SCSV1240 T 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23855

Timothy O'Connor

The physiological, psychological and sociological effects of licit and illicit drugs in society will be studied. A law enforcement perspective into the so called "war on drugs", the success and failures of various drug prevention and replacement therapy programs as well as the roadblock to recovery being created by the criminal justice system and insurance companies will be discussed. Contemporary topics such as whether addiction is a choice or a disease, the pros and cons of legalization and the issue of medicinal marijuana will also be debated.


Juvenile Delinquency

SCSV2060 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23856

Timothy O'Connor

An examination of delinquency, the suspected causes of delinquent behavior, and the environmental influences of youthful misbehavior. The use of pretrial detention, shock incarceration, mandatory sentencing, and gang control efforts will be analyzed. Topics such as the role of the courts and police, status offenders, juvenile corrections, transfer of juvenile to adult courts and their impact on the Juvenile Justice system are covered.


Children in Crisis

SCSV2080 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23805

Donald Moran

Explores the sensitive issues surrounding the increasing number of abused children in contemporary American culture. The biological, psychological and sociological factors affecting child abuse are used as the broad conceptual framework for prevention, identification and treatment. Focuses on the etiology of child abuse as well as treatment and the law.


Interpersonal Communication

SCSV2180 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23836

Erin Dolan

This course will utilize theory and practical applications to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop interpersonal communication competence and better understand its role in the relationship context. Specific areas of study include: relationship building and maintenance, intercultural communication, conflict management and interpersonal communications in the organization.


Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Management

SCSV2360 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 24013

Jaclyn Greenhalgh

Students will be encouraged to develop and improve conflict management skills and how to utilize those skills in managing conflicts that arise in personal and professional situations. Students will have an opportunity to explore alternative models and methods of resolving disputes.


Sociology

The Final Chapter: A Study in Death and Dying

SOC1090 W 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23821

Janice Nowicki

Students will develop an understanding of the death and dying process while exploring their own attitudes, feelings and beliefs. Topics covered include what is dying, the grieving process, children and death, suicide, violent deaths, cultural attitudes and euthanasia. Community resources will also be explored.


Our Aging Society

SOC1180 M 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23823

Janice Nowicki

In the United States today there are more older people in the population than ever before. Many issues offer new challenges as one enters middle and later life but is there a way "successful aging" can be accomplished? With all of these challenges can one truly grow old gracefully? Topics such as diet, exercise, pensions, family life, and housing will be explored. Theories of the aging process will be discussed as we review the study of aging: past, present and future.


Juvenile Delinquency

SOC2210 R 0630p-0930p    Section: 1
CRN: 23853

Timothy O'Connor

An examination of delinquency, the suspected causes of delinquent behavior, and the environmental influences of youthful misbehavior. The use of pretrial detention, shock incarceration, mandatory sentencing, and gang control efforts will be analyzed. Topics such as the role of the courts and police, status offenders, juvenile corrections, transfer of juvenile to adult courts and their impact on the Juvenile Justice system are covered.