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Class Description Credit ENG 1510: College Writing and Research This course emphasizes the fundamentals of effective writing in the context of the elements of rhetoric: writer, audience, and purpose. Students write narrative, informative, and persuasive compositions and a documented research paper. 3 ENG 2510: Survey of American Literature An overview of non-dramatic literature of the United States, showing its development from colonial times to the present. Students also work individually and collaboratively to explore topics, works, and authors representing multi-cultural voices in the changing canon of American literature. 3 HIS 1510: Topics in World Civilizations This course is an introductory course on selected topics in the history of major world civilizations that have shaped the foundations of mankind; from the earliest records of humankind through approximately 1500 AD. It is designed to familiarize students with the political, social, economic, religious, and intellectual histories of the world. 3 LAN 255: Spanish I This course introduces the student to the sounds, basic vocabulary, and structures of the Spanish language through listening, speaking, reading and writing, and beginning awareness of the cultural context of the language. Communicative skills are reinforced through practice in integrated laboratory activities. 4 SCI 1530: Foundations of Biology This course is designed to give insight, appreciation, and understanding of the plant and animal world. Major concepts covered include cellular biology, biochemistry, photosynthesis and respiration, genetics, and embryology. Includes lab requirement. (Not recommended for students pursuing medical/science degrees) 4 SOC 230: Sociology
This is a survey course of the basic concepts in the sociological study of society, culture, the self, social organizations, the range of associational life, and social process. 3 Additional online courses offered: Basic First Aid, Intro to Public Safety, Digital Imaging, American Government, Intro to Computer Applications, Statistical Concepts, Music and the Arts, Personal Physical Fitness, Intro to Philosophy, General Psychology, Career Exploration and Planning, General Chemistry I (Part 1), College Success Strategies, and Anthropology of Global Cultures 1-4 Classes are subject to change
Class Description Credit COM 1515: Intro to Public Communication This course provides the student with an introduction to the theory of the communication process. Topics include analyzing a target audience, organizing material, preparing an effective method of delivery, and developing informative and persuasive speeches. Each student will deliver speeches that are videotaped and evaluated. 3 ENG 1512: Introduction to Literary Analysis Continued instruction and practice in writing and the writing process are the focal points of this course, with emphasis on critical analysis of literary genres. 3 FAR 1560: Art Appreciation An introductory study of art appreciation that examines significant art and artists associated with major art movements with a special emphasis on historic and contemporary art reflecting Christian beliefs. Content and knowledge emerge from the study of the elements and principles of art to acquire a vocabulary and understanding of the meaning and purpose of visual imagery and an overview of the development of art throughout history to the present. 3 HIS 2520: Topics in US History The course will examine political, social, economic, and international dimensions of the history of the United States. It aims to stimulate both an analytical and a moral understanding of critical issues from the nation’s past. 3 LAN 256: Spanish II This builds on the work of Spanish I as an introduction to the sounds, vocabulary, and structures of the Spanish language through listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as awareness of the cultural context of the language. Communicative skills are reinforced through practice in integrated laboratory activities.
Prerequisite: LAN 255 or consent of the instructor
4 PED 1515: Health and Wellness for Life This course focuses on health in various aspects of life including physical, emotional, spiritual, vocational, social and financial health. Students will learn basic principles of health in each of these areas and be encouraged to apply these principles to their own lives. 3 PSY 130: General Psychology This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the field of psychology. Topics include research in psychology, the brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, memory, emotion, learning, psychological disorders and psychotherapy. This introductory course aims to help students think deliberately and skillfully about human behavior and mental processes. 3 Additional online courses offered: Concepts of Personal Finance, Media Foundations, Intro to Criminal Justice, Emergency Medial Responder, Intro to Microeconomics, College Writing & Research, Creative Writing, Digital Imaging, Intro to Human Services, Math Survey, Statistical Concepts: Introductory Forms of Hypothesis Testing, Class Voice Lessons, Personal Physical Fitness, Developmental Psychology, General Chemistry I (Part 2), Nutritional Concepts, and Intro to Human Geography 1-3 Classes are subject to change