Nov 11, 2019  
2014-2015 School of Continuing Education Catalog 
    
2014-2015 School of Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Courses of Study

The School of Continuing Education offers students a wide range of courses in the liberal arts and sciences as well as in business, education, the social sciences, and in specialized fields such as fire science and leadership studies. Please consult the current course bulletin for specific course offerings in any given academic term.

Course offerings include accountancy, anthropology, Arabic, art (studio), art history, biology, chemistry, Chinese, computer science, economics, education, English, finance, fire science, French, health policy history, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, Italian, law, leadership, management, marketing, mathematics, music, natural science, organizational communication, philosophy, psychology, social science, sociology, Spanish, theatre arts, and theology.

Course Numbering

Undergraduate course numbers generally fit into the following scheme:

100-level: introductory or gateway courses to specific majors or programs of study; prerequisites may consist of other 100-level courses.

200-level: intermediate-level courses; may have prerequisites of 100- or 200-level courses; more advanced than 100-level offerings.

300-level: upper-division courses; may have prerequisites of 100-, 200-, or 300-level courses; more advanced than 100- or 200-level courses; may include internship, independent study, or tutorial courses.

400-level: advanced upper-division courses; may have prerequisites of 100-, 200-, 300-, or 400-level courses; more advanced than 100-, 200-, or 300-level courses; may include internship, independent study, or tutorial courses.

Internship, independent study, special topics, tutorial, and other non-standard courses have common course number ranges across the various academic disciplines.

Internships & Field Experience courses: 450-455*
Special Topics: 470-475
Seminars & Capstone courses: 480-489
Independent Study courses: 490-491

Note: A small number of departments/programs have placed specific non-standard courses at the 200- or 300-level, utilizing comparable ranges at the identified level (e.g., an upper-level internship listed in the 350-359 range, while the advanced upper-level internship range is 450-459).

 

Mathematics

   •  MTH 105 - Introduction to Mathematical Methods
   •  MTH 106 - College Algebra and Trigonometry
   •  MTH 107 - Mathematics for Business Analysis I
   •  MTH 108 - Mathematics for Business Analysis II
   •  MTH 109 - Calculus I
   •  MTH 110 - Calculus II
   •  MTH 215 - Linear Algebra
   •  MTH 309 - Geometry

Natural Science

   •  NSC 101 - Natural Science I: Physical Science in the 20th Century
   •  NSC 215 - Marine Ecology
   •  NSC 360 - Basic Human Exercise Physiology

Philosophy

   •  PHL 101 - Logic
   •  PHL 103 - Introduction to Philosophy
   •  PHL 202 - General Ethics
   •  PHL 205 - Current Topics in Ethical Thinking and Decision Making
   •  PHL 207 - Philosophy of the Human Person
   •  PHL 210 - Philosophy of Sport
   •  PHL 301 - Ethics, Moral Leadership, and the Common Good
   •  PHL 303 - The Philosophy of Death and Dying
   •  PHL 304 - Current Problems in Ethics
   •  PHL 306 - Business Ethics
   •  PHL 309 - Biomedical Ethics
   •  PHL 314 - The Philosophy of Violence
   •  PHL 320 - Philosophy of Catholic Social Thought
   •  PHL 339 - Environmental Philosophy
   •  PHL 412 - Contemporary Philosophy
   •  PHL 470 - Special Topics in Philosophy

Political Science

   •  PSC 101 - Politics
   •  PSC 201 - American Government and Politics
   •  PSC 329 - Middle Eastern Politics

Psychology

   •  PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology
   •  PSY 127 - Psychology of Wellness
   •  PSY 306 - Child and Adolescent Development
   •  PSY 314 - Psychology of Aging
   •  PSY 317 - Social Psychology
   •  PSY 323 - Personality
   •  PSY 324 - Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
   •  PSY 470 - Selected Topics in Psychology

Sociology

   •  SOC 101 - Introductory Sociology
   •  SOC 301 - Sociology of the Family
   •  SOC 304 - Social Movements
   •  SOC 305 - Race and Ethnic Relations
   •  SOC 319 - Sociology of Health and Illness
   •  SOC 323 - Contemporary Social Problems
   •  SOC 330 - Sociology of Sport
   •  SOC 332 - Sociology of Leisure
   •  SOC 335 - Human Relations in Business
   •  SOC 337 - Criminology
   •  SOC 340 - Organizations in Society

Spanish

   •  SPN 201 - Spanish Composition
   •  SPN 212 - Hispanic Civilization
   •  SPN 309 - Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture
   •  SPN 316 - Short Stories of Latin American Women Writers
   •  SPN 318 - Latin American Literature and Film
   •  SPN 319 - Gabriel Garcia Marquez Narrative in Film

Social Science

   •  SSC 212 - America in the Sixties
   •  SSC 409 - Social Science Theory

Theatre, Dance, and Film

   •  TDF 101 - Theatre Appreciation
   •  TDF 120 - History of Film: The Silent Period and the Transition to Sound
   •  TDF 121 - History of Film: The Classic Era 1940-1960 and Beyond 1960-1990
   •  TDF 201 - History of Fashion and Costuming
   •  TDF 226 - Analyzing Film

Theology

   •  THL 200 - Foundations of Theology
   •  THL 210 - Biblical Theology
   •  THL 220 - New Testament: Literature & Theology
   •  THL 240 - Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas
   •  THL 250 - Principles of Catholicism
   •  THL 260 - Religions of the World
   •  THL 270 - Growth in Christian Life
   •  THL 308 - Evangelization and Catechesis
   •  THL 312 - Old Testament/Hebrew Scripture
   •  THL 314 - The Prophets
   •  THL 323 - The Canonical Gospels
   •  THL 324 - Introduction to the Gospels
   •  THL 328 - The Letters of St. Paul
   •  THL 330 - Early Christian Doctrines
   •  THL 332 - The Theology of St. Augustine
   •  THL 342 - American Religious Experience
   •  THL 350 - Christ, Word and Redeemer
   •  THL 352 - Theology of the Human Person
   •  THL 362 - The Sacraments
   •  THL 370 - Principles of Moral Decision
   •  THL 376 - Catholic Social Thought
   •  THL 386 - Marriage: A Theological Approach
   •  THL 432 - Christian Mysticism West and East I: From Plato to Meister Eckhardt
   •  THL 433 - Christian Mysticism West and East II: From Luther to Thomas Merton
   •  THL 470 - Special Topics in Theology
   •  THL 476 - Theology of Ministry
   •  THL 477 - Pastoral Counseling
   •  THL 478 - Ministry Management
   •  THL 479 - Pastoral Skills for Parish Ministers
   •  THL 480 - Major Seminar
   •  THL 482 - Seminar in Pastoral Ministry
   •  THL 496 - Field Work Internship
 

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