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Biology

The Biology department can be reached at 860.768.4531

BIO 110 General Biology

4 credits
BIO 110 considers the following topics in a broad, general survey for the nonmajor: the cellular nature and energy requirements of plants and animals; evolution; genetics; species interaction; ecology. The laboratory is correlated with the lecture. Credit toward a biology major or minor by permission only.
Laboratory fee.

7/9- 8/1630722TR12:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.D 4194Ghonaim
7/9- 8/16 LAB30723TR9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.BC 1620Larsen

BIO 111 General Biology II

4 credit(s)

BIO 111 emphasizes the relationship between structure and function of all the systems of the human body. The laboratory is correlated with the lecture. Credit toward a biology major or minor by permission only.

Prerequisite(s): Not open to BIO or CHBIO majors.

Laboratory fee.

5/22-6/2833155TR9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.D 2044Bhushan
5/22-6/28 LAB33168 TR1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. BC 1660Larsen

BIO 122 Introductory Biology I

4 credits
An introduction to biology focusing on biochemistry, cell biology, cellular energy production, cell division, genetics, and molecular biology. The course emphasizes underlying principles, particularly chemical principles. Laboratories are integrated with lecture materials.
Corequisite: either CH 110 or CH 111 or CH 114 or CH 136 or permission of instructor.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 6/2830654TR9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.D 4214Koob
5/22 - 6/28 LAB30655TR1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.BC 1620Larsen

BIO 123 Introductory Biology II

4 credits
An introduction to biology focusing on evolution, phylogeny, selected topics in botany, and animal physiology. Plant and animal topics emphasize underlying evolutionary principles. Laboratories are integrated with lecture materials.
Corequisite: Either CH 110 or CH 111 or CH 114 or CH 136 or permission of instructor.
Laboratory fee.

7/10 - 8/1631335TR10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.D 2324Frankel
7/10 - 8/16 LAB31336TR1:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.BC 1620Larsen

BIO 130 Introduction to Environmental Science

4 credits
This course introduces fundamental principles, concepts, and methodologies of environmental science from an interdisciplinary approach. Both local and global environmental issues are explored from ecological, social, economic, and governmental policy perspectives. Students gain an understanding of the basic scientific methods, tools and techniques needed to understand and analyze environmental issues including population growth, water quality, air pollution, environmental toxicology, waste management, climate change, biodiversity, renewable energy and sustainability. A two and half hour laboratory each week is required in addition to the lecture. Students are required to make several field trips to environmental sites and conduct indoor and outdoor experiments as part of this course and write a term paper dealing with a current environmental issue.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 6/431624MTWRF9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.UT 3064Zhu
5/21 - 6/4 LAB33064MTWRF12:30 p.m. - 3:30p.m.BC 1790Zhu

BIO 212 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4 credits
A study of human tissues and organ systems.: muscular, skeletal, nervous, and endocrine systems; skin and special senses. Laboratory dissection and physiology experimentation are coordinated with lecture material. This course is for health science students and it is recommended that they be taken in order.
Co/Prerequisite(s): CH 114 and CH 136, or CH 110-CH 111.
Laboratory fee.

5/22 - 6/2830150TR1:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.D 4194Borucinska
5/22 - 6/28 LAB30151TR10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.BC 1510Larsen
5/22 - 6/28 LAB30476TR4:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.BC 1510Larsen

BIO 213 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4 credits
A study of human tissues and organ systems:  circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems; blood and metabolism. Laboratory dissection and physiology experimentation are coordinated with lecture material. This course is for health science students and it is recommended that they be taken in order.
Co/Prerequisite(s): CH 114 and CH 136, or CH 110-CH 111.
Laboratory fee.

7/10 - 8/1630152TR4:20 p.m. - 7:05 p.m.D 3094Mashey
7/10 - 8/16 LAB30153TR7:10 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.BC 1510Larsen
7/10 - 8/16 LAB31009TR1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.BC 1510Larsen

BIO 272W Genetics

3 credits
A study of the gene, its structure, control, and role in determining the chemical and physical characteristics of cells and individuals. Analysis of Mendelian ratios and chromosome maps.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 122 and either CH 110 and CH 111 or CH 114 and CH 136.

7/10 - 8/1631251TR10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.D 2053Bhushan

BIO 745 Clinical Neurology II

3 credits
This course continues the learning trajectory begun in BIO 744/PSY 633 - Introduction to Clinical Neurology.  As in the parent course, students are required to use the principles learned in BIO 520/PSY 571 - Introduction to Neuroanatomy to solve a variety of clinical problems.  The major areas of focus are movement disorders, pediatric neurology, and diseases of the peripheral nervous system.  Additional topics include infections of the nervous system, chronic pain, dizziness-vertigo, and psychosomatic disease.  The role of basic science in elucidating the nature of each of these disorders is emphasized.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 520 and permission of instructor and department chair.

5/21 - 7/231829MW9:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.D 2043Brunquell

BIO 755 Neurologic Assessment

3 credits
An introduction to and review of those procedures, both invasive and noninvasive, that are diagnostic in evaluating a broad range of neurological syndromes.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 520 and BIO 744.

5/21 - 7/233077MW12:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.D 2323Brunquell

Chemistry

The chemistry department can be reached at 860.768.4531

CH 110 College Chemistry

4 credits
Basic principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular theory and structure; the chemical and physical behavior of gases, solids, liquids, and solutions; chemical equations; thermochemistry; chemical equilibrium; acid-base theory; electrochemistry; kinetics; nuclear chemistry; metal complexes; and an introduction to inorganic and organic chemical reactions. Laboratory experiments designed to acquaint students with quantitative measurements as applied to chemical behavior. For science, engineering, and mathematics majors. One three-hour laboratory in addition to lecture.
Prerequisite(s): Working knowledge of algebra and logarithms.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/232973MTWR10:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.D 4194Craft
5/21 - 7/2 LAB29700MW3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.BC 2650Roberts
5/21 - 7/2 LAB31689MW9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.BC 2650Roberts
5/21 - 7/231177MTWR1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.D 2024Mahan
7/9 - 8/1633025MTWR1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.D 2014Staff
7/9 - 8/16 LAB32986MW9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.BC 2630Saff

CH 111 College Chemistry II

4 credits
Basic principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular theory and structure; the chemical and physical behavior of gases, solids, liquids, and solutions; chemical equations; thermochemistry; chemical equilibrium; acid-base theory; electrochemistry; kinetics; nuclear chemistry; metal complexes; and an introduction to inorganic and organic chemical reactions. Laboratory experiments designed to acquaint students with quantitative measurements as applied to chemical behavior. For science, engineering, and mathematics majors. One three-hour laboratory in addition to lecture.
Prerequisite(s): Working knowledge of algebra and logarithms. CH 110.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631199MTWR10:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.UT 3034Scarlett
7/9 - 8/16 LAB29766MW1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.mBC 2650Roberts
5/21 - 7/231556MTWR10:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.UT 3034Scarlett
5/21 - 7/2 LAB31557MW1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.BC 2650Roberts

CH 114 Principles of Chemistry I

4 credits
Chemistry of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions; colligative properties, bonding theory, acids and bases, and chemical equilibria. Designed for students, such as nursing, health science, humanities, and social science majors, who desire or require a one-semester introduction to the principles of inorganic and physical chemistry. May be used to fulfill part of the general education distribution requirements in the natural sciences. The combination of CH 114 and CH 136 constitutes a one-year general survey of the major areas of chemistry. Not intended for majors in biology (B.S.), chemistry, engineering, or physics, or students planning to apply to a professional school in medical sciences (premedical, predental, etc.) No credit given to students who have received credit for CH 110 and/or CH 111 or equivalent. One three-hour laboratory in addition to the lecture.
Laboratory fee: $55

7/9 - 8/1631907MTWR1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.D 2054Mahan
7/9 - 8/16 LAB31920MW9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.BC 2640Staff

CH 136 Principles of Chemistry II

4 credits
A one-semester introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry for students in the health professions. Not intended for science majors or premedical students. Chemistry of carbon compounds including functional group chemistry, natural products, stereochemistry, and compounds of biochemical importance. Two three-hour laboratories per week in addition to lecture.
Prerequisite: CH 114 or CH 110/CH111
Lab fee: $55

7/9 - 8/1633038MTWR1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.D 4114Mahan
7/9 - 8/16 LAB33051TR9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.BC 2530Mahan

CH 230 Organic Chemistry I

4 credits
Fundamentals of structure and reactions of carbon compounds. Emphasis on reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and chemical and spectroscopic methods of analysis. One three hour laboratory in addition to lecture.
Prerequisite(s): CH 111 or equivalent.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/231442MTWR10:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.D 2324Mahan
5/21 - 7/2 LAB29976MW1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.BC 2530Roberts
5/21 - 7/2 LAB31160MW5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.BC 2530Roberts

CH 231 Organic Chemistry II

4 credits
Fundamentals of structure and reactions of carbon compounds. Emphasis on reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and chemical and spectroscopic methods of analysis. One three hour laboratory in addition to lecture.
Prerequisite(s): CH 111 or equivalent.  CH 230.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1630006MTWR10:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.D 4214Mahan
7/9 - 8/16 LAB30007MW1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.BC 2530Roberts
7/9 - 8/16 LAB31161MW5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.BC 2530Roberts

Communications

The School of Communication can be reached at 860.768.4633.

CMM 110 Communication in the Digital Age

3 credits
The primary goal of the course is to provide students with an overview of the foundations and breadth of the field of Communication. A particular focus is placed on the role that technology plays in the major areas of the field – human communication studies, media and journalism, and advertising and public relations. The course also addresses ethical dilemmas in communication such as deception, manipulation, and others. Students are required to engage in critical thinking, analysis, presentation, and application utilizing concepts addressed in the course.

5/21 - 7/230350Distance LearningTBAOnline3Duran

CMM 111 Business and Professional Communication

3 credits
An analysis of preparing written and oral presentations in a variety of business and professional contexts. Emphasis on a practical and theoretical understanding of organizational, interpersonal, public, and group communication skills in the workplace. Students participate in a discovery learning activity emphasizing presentational and conflict management skills, communication networks, audience analysis, and the utility of multimedia technology.

5/21 - 7/231842Distance LearningTBAOnline3Grantham

CMM 210 Media Literacy

3 credits
This course introduces students to critical engagement with media. Students learn how to analyze and critique major themes in news and entertainment media, and how to evaluate and participate in media activism. Issues in media economics are examined, and students gain expertise in constructing a World Wide Web presence.

5/21 - 7/231299Distance LearningTBAOnline3Schermerhorn

CMM 240 Introduction to Media

3 credits
Survey of the development, uses, economics, and content of communication media. Traditional mass media (broadcast, film, cable television, print), as well as the more interactive and micro media (Internet and digital media), are explored.

5/21 - 7/230850Distance LearningTBAOnline3Banks

CMM 251 Nonverbal Communication

3 credits
Survey of the theoretical and empirical literature dealing with selected areas of nonverbal communication, e.g., space and territory relationships, physical characteristics, and vocal cues. Takes a developmental perspective, examining the communicative aspects of nonverbal behavior from infancy to adulthood.
Prerequisite(s): CMM 110 and CMM 225W.

5/21 - 7/231298Distance LearningTBAOnline3Duran

CMM 253W Writing for the Media

3 credits
Introduction to the techniques and principles of writing for three major areas of the media: print and broadcast news, advertising, and public relations. Writing intensive
Prerequisite(s): WRT 110.
Laboratory fee $40.00

5/21 - 7/231630Distance LearningTBAOnline3Chiara, A

CMM 406 Internship Program

3-6 credit(s)
The internship program is intended to provide students an opportunity to augment their studies with a 12- to 15-week work experience in an organization engaged in communication-related activities (marketing, public relations, advertising, broadcasting, etc.). Typically, students work from 7 to 15 hours each week. Depending upon a School of Communication major’s chosen emphasis, either 3 or 6 hours of internship credit is the maximum allowable toward completion of the major. Additional details about the program are available on request from the director of internships.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/229708TBATBATBA3-6Staff

CMM 407 Internship Program

3-6 credits
The internship program is intended to provide students an opportunity to augment their studies with a 12- to 15-week work experience in an organization engaged in communication-related activities (marketing, public relations, advertising, broadcasting, etc.). Typically, students work from 7 to 15 hours each week. Depending upon a School of Communication major’s chosen emphasis, either 3 or 6 hours of internship credit is the maximum allowable toward completion of the major. Additional details about the program are available on request from the director of internships.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of internship director.

5/21 - 7/230083TBATBATBA3-6Staff

CMM 457 The Sports Beat

3 credits
In this class, students will produce sports content as “beat” reporters covering the Double-A baseball Hartford Yard Goats. Students will be expected to cover Hartford Yard Goats home games at Dunkin Donuts Park over the course of the season. As a result, some of the scheduled class time will be supplemented/or replaced by time spent at the park covering and reporting on games. You will be expected to have transportation to Dunkin Donuts Park, and you may be called upon to cover games evenings and/or weekends. Please ensure that your schedule provides for the necessary flexibility. As a beat reporter covering the Hartford Yard Goats, you will be called upon to file game-over stories, write feature pieces, and interview players/coaches. Students will come away with an online portfolio that will showcase their work. Yard Goats coverage may include written and/or radio-audio reports.
Prerequisites:  CMM 250W or permission of the instructor Abe Hefter who can be reached at hefter@hartford.edu.
This course satisfies a requirement for media production and journalism areas of specialization in the Media & Journalism emphasis in the Communication major and can fulfill an elective with other emphases in the Communication major.

5/22 - 7/233532TR1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Hillyer 2513Hefter

CMM 520 Organizational Communication

3 credits
This course covers the major approaches to the study of organizational communication. The course also covers relevant aspects of management theory, the sociology of complex organizations, and organizational psychology as they apply to communicative behavior. Topics include superior-subordinate communication, openness, and communication climate.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

07/16-08/3031496Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Kovacic

Computer Science

The Computer Science department can be reached at 860.768.4306

CS 110 Introduction to Computers

3 credits
This course is a broad introduction to the use of computers as tools for creativity, problem solving, communications, and organizing information. Topics include the hardware components of a computer, the fundamentals of operating systems, ethical use of computers, and web creation and information security. Students acquire valuable hands-on skills in four application areas: word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and Internet communication software. Previous computer experience is not expected. Not open to students who have completed a higher-level CS course.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631780Distance LearningTBAOnline3Rosiene
7/9 - 8/1629743Distance LearningTBAOnline3Rosiene

CS 111 Programming Foundations

3 credits
An introductory computer programming course designed for students with no prior programming background. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving and the translation of solutions into a programming language. Topics include data types, input/output, control structures, loop structures, and program modularity. This course may be used to prepare the student with no prior programming experience for CS 114 or as a one-semester exposure to programming.
Prerequisite(s): (1) Two years of high school algebra with an average grade of at least B and (2) a high school computer course or CS 110. Not open to students who have completed a higher level CS course.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1630642Distance LearningTBAOnline3Rosiene

CS 114 Fundamentals of Computing I

4 credits
This is the first course of a two-semester introductory sequence, with laboratory, that covers the fundamentals of algorithmic problem solving. The course emphasizes general programming methodology and concepts common to object-oriented and procedural programming languages: algorithms, top-down structured program design, modularity, efficiency, testing and debugging, and user-friendliness. The object-oriented paradigm is covered, including classes, objects, access control, abstraction, and encapsulation. Other topics include organization and hardware, input and output, subprogram units (methods), fundamental data types, reference types, control structures including conditions and iteration, and arrays.
Prerequisite(s): M 110, M 140, or equivalent.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631300Distance LearningTBAOnline4Rosiene

CS 115 Fundamentals of Computing II

4 credits
A second course, with laboratory, that builds upon the algorithmic problem-solving concepts covered in CS 114. The course emphasizes language-independent, object-oriented programming techniques. It focuses on designing classes for code reuse, cohesion, and coupling, polymorphism, inheritance, static and dynamic binding, and other related concepts. Other topics include exception handling, the software life cycle, recursion, sorting and searching algorithms, and an introduction to data structures.
Prerequisite(s): CS 114 (minimum grade of C).
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631733Distance LearningTBAOnline4Becker

Department of English and Modern Languages and Cultures

The Department of English and Modern Languages can be reached at 860.768.4743.
Professor Marco Cupolo, the Director of the Program of Hispanic Studies can be reached at cupolo@hartford.edu.
Professor Shirley Rojas can be reached at rojas@hartford.edu.

ENG 140 Introduction to Literature

3 credits
Focusing on a set of literary readings different with each section of the course, students examine the nature of literary discourse, as well as perennial and contemporary issues, pleasures, and problems raised by the writing and reading of all literary texts. The course equips students to engage a variety of texts subsequently, in and out of courses, in literature and life.

6/11 - 8/530531Distance LearningTBAOnline3Ealy

ENG 372W Travel Writing

3 credits Writing Intensive
In this course, travel writing is employed to discover what it means to be a traveler and how writing can be used to understand other cultures, new places, and individual experiences when traveling to these places. Travel writing in all its forms offers opportunities to share adventures and the places visited (or even those places well known to the writer) with readers. In this course, students read examples of and experiment (planning, drafting, revising) with a variety of forms of travel writing, including a travel journal, a thematic travel blog, a personal narrative, guidebook entries, magazine-style travel articles requiring research; and/or poetry, fiction, and plays based on travel.
Writing Intensive. Counts as a workshop for creative writing concentrators.

6/11 - 8/532310Distance LearningTBAOnline3Stores

SPA 110 Elementary Spanish I

3 credits
Introduction to Spanish. Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, writing, and using basic communicative patterns. The course also covers cultural materials of Hispanic communities and societies. A student who has taken two years of a language in secondary school is normally assigned to the 111 (Elementary II) level, while a student with four years of language in secondary school is encouraged to enroll in an intermediate course (level 210 or 211).

5/21 - 6/430721DIstance LearningTBAOnline3Cupolo

SPA 111 Elementary Spanish II

3 credits
Introduction to Spanish. Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, writing, and using basic communicative patterns. The course also covers cultural materials of Hispanic communities and societies. A student who has taken two years of a language in secondary school is normally assigned to the 111 (Elementary II) level, while a student with four years of language in secondary school is encouraged to enroll in an intermediate course (level 210 or 211).

7/9-8/531448Distance LearningTBAOnline3Rojas

SPA 210 Intermediate Spanish I

4 credits
An intensive review and continued development of the four skills, understanding, speaking, reading, and writing, with emphasis on reading literary and cultural texts

5/21 - 7/231447Distance LearningTBAOnline4Cupolo

SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish II

4 credits
An intensive review and continued development of the four skills, with emphasis on reading literary and cultural texts.

7/9 - 8/1631643Distance LearningTBAOnline4Rojas

Gender Studies

The Department of Gender Studies can be reached at 860.768.4132

GS 100 Introduction to Gender Studies

3 credits
This course explores a range of theoretical approaches to the study of gender, laying the foundation for the major and minor in gender studies. Students examine and critically analyze gender theory and its sources. The course approaches gender as a fundamental category of analysis, with careful attention paid to the intersection of race and class. Its emphasis on theory that is anchored in both the humanities and the social sciences prepares students for subsequent gender studies courses, including those exploring the most recent scholarship coming out of queer theory, masculinity, and sexualities.

7/9 - 8/16 30643TBATBAOnline3Miceli

GS 202 Men and Masculinity

3 credits
After decades of feminist analysis focused on women’s lives and coming from a variety of perspectives, scholars have turned their gaze toward men. This scholarship scrutinizes not only how men define their identities but also how cultural ideas of masculinity shape everyone’s lives. This course examines men and masculinity through lenses informed by race, class, sexuality studies, and a variety of other angles, all in an effort better to understand things we often take for granted: the lives of men and the role of masculinity in our culture.

7/9 - 8/1632947TBATBAOnline3Miceli

History

The History department can be reached at 860.768.4234

HIS 100 Civilization since 1500: Making the World Modern

3 credits
A study of the changing human experience with civilization during the formation of the modern world: the dynamics of economic, intellectual, political, and social modernization, and the dissolution of traditional civilization in the world. This course fulfills a general education requirement.

5/21 - 6/430996MTWRF10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.H 4013Rosenthal

HIS 306 Archaeology of Lithuania

Course Cross-listed with JS 306 / POL 376 / SOC 306
3 credits
This course provides students with an overview of the chronological and cultural structure of the archaeological periods from the third millennium through the Byzantine period, with emphasis on the Roman and Byzantine eras. The course includes fieldwork in Israel, lectures, workshops on material culture, museum tours, and field trips. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (total: 15 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. Beyond these required activities, a primary objective of the course is a research paper to be completed during the spring or summer following the return to the United States. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture. All students complete field and class work for both courses.

7/9 - 8/1631685Study AbroadTBATBA3Freund

HIS 307 Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture

Course Cross-listed with JS 306 / POL 376 / SOC 306
3 credits
This course provides students with an overview of the chronological and cultural structure of the archaeological periods from the third millennium through the Byzantine period, with emphasis on the Roman and Byzantine eras. The course includes fieldwork in Israel, lectures, workshops on material culture, museum tours, and field trips. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (total: 15 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. Beyond these required activities, a primary objective of the course is a research paper to be completed during the spring or summer following the return to the United States. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture. All students complete field and class work for both courses.

7/9 - 7/2231686Study AbroadTBATBA3Freund

Judaic Studies

The Department of Judaic Studies can be reached at 860.768.4964

JS 229 The Holocaust

Course Cross-listed with HIS 229 / POL 279
3 credits
Interdisciplinary lectures, readings, and discussions of the roots, details, and consequences of the Holocaust. Historical, intellectual, moral, political, legal, and psychological dimensions of the Holocaust as a phenomenon of its own and as an aspect of genocide.
Prerequisite(s): HIS 100 or POL 110 or PSY 105.

5/21 - 6/431667MTWTF2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.H 4013Rosenthal

JS 306 Archaeology of the Land of Lithuania

3 credits
This course provides students with an overview of the chronological and cultural structure of the archaeological periods in Lithuania. This includes lectures, workshops on material culture, museum tours, and field trips. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (total: 10 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. Beyond these required activities, a primary objective of the course is a research paper to be completed during the summer or following fall upon the return to the United States. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture. All students complete field and research work for both courses. This course is offered as part of the Archaeological Excavations in Lithuania, a Winterterm/ Summerterm offering.

7/9 - 7/2232960Study AbroadTBATBA3Freund

JS 307 Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture - Lithuania

Course Cross-listed with HIS 307 / POL 377 / SOC 307
3 credits
This course is an introduction to excavation techniques and material culture. It includes principles of excavation and recording, material culture identification/processing, and field-study tours. Early synagogues and church architecture serve as foci for analysis. This course contains a full introduction to the methodology of Near Eastern archaeology from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age, practical instruction in ceramic typology and Semitic inscriptions, and a survey of Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine society. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (total: 15 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeology of the Land of Israel. All students complete field- and class work for both courses. This course is offered as part of the Archaeological Excavations in Israel, a Winterterm/Summerterm offering.

7/9 - 7/2230005Study AbroadTBATBATBAFreund

JS 380 Independent Study in Judaic Studies

3 credits
A directed research project, guided by a member of the faculty, designed to give students an opportunity to pursue their own interests in Judaic studies and to gain experience in scholarly research, writing, lecturing, teaching, and criticism. The central effort of the course focuses on the preparation and criticism of individual projects, oral and written.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

7/9 - 8/829993TBATBATBA1-3Freund
7/9 - 7/22 (Lithuania)30495TBATBATBA1-3Staff

JS 425 Contemporary Studies in Jewish Civilization: Search in Humanity (Great Powers in the Middle East)

 

5/21 - 6/430997 MTWRF9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.HJG3Abo Rabia
5/21-6/431200MTWRF1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.A 3223Abo Rabia

JS 425 Contemporary Studies in Jewish Civilization: Search in Humanity

7/11 - 8/6 (Gratz College)30725Distance LearningTBATBA3Staff
7/11 - 8/631713TBATBATBA3Staff

Mathematics

The Mathematics Department can be reached at 860.768.4306

M 110 Modeling with Elementary Functions

3 credits
A study of linear, quadratic, cubic, exponential, and logistic equations and their use in modeling real-world phenomena; the graphing of functions; solving equations with one or more variables; and systems of linear equations. The solution of word problems is stressed throughout. This course may serve as preparation for M 112 but not for M 144.

5/21 - 7/229726Distance LearningTBAOnline3Xue

M 114 Everyday Statistics

3 credits
Designed to introduce basic concepts of probability, random sampling, data organization, measures of central tendency and variability, binomial and normal probability distributions, statistical inference, elements of hypothesis testing, one- and two sample tests for means and proportions, chisquare tests for tabular data, an introduction to linear regression and correlation.
Prerequisite(s): Two years of algebra.
Note: TI-84+ graphing calculator or equivalent required.

5/21 - 7/230598Distance LearningTBAOnline3McGivney-Burelle
7/9 - 8/1629939Distance LearningTBAOnline3McGivney-Burelle

M 116 Contemporary Mathematics

3 credits
3 credit(s)
Designed to introduce the student to a variety of mathematical fields and some of their contemporary applications. Topics selected from logic, set theory, mathematical systems, recursive sequences, probability, statistics, game theory, linear programming, graph theory, computer programming, voting methods, and topology.

5/21 - 7/229698Distance LearningTBAOnline3McGivney-Burelle

M 140 Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits
A study of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; the Cartesian coordinate system for the plane; and the algebra and graphing of functions with special emphasis on polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Definitions and graphs of the trigonometric functions; solutions of triangles; analytic trigonometry, including circular and inverse trigonometric functions. Solutions of word problems are stressed throughout. A programmable graphing calculator is required. The goal is to prepare students for M 144.
Prerequisite(s): Two years of algebra.
Note: TI-89+ graphing calculator or equivalent required.

5/21 - 7/230058Distance LearningTBAOnline4McGivney-Burelle

M 144 Calculus I

4 credits
Functions; limits; continuity; differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions; applications of derivatives; and an introduction to integration.
Prerequisite(s): M 140 or equivalent.
Note: TI-89+ graphing calculator or equivalent required.

5/21 - 7/231033TR4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 3094Nanna
5/21 - 7/231382MW4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 4114Nanna

M 145 Calculus II

4 credits
Techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite sequences and series, and separable differential equations.
Prerequisite(s): M 144.

7/9 - 8/1631782TR1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.UT 3064Abdulrahman
5/21 - 7/231605TR4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.UT 3064Hadad
5/21 - 7/229693TR10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.D 4114Miller

M 220 Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

3 credit(s)
Linear equations and matrix algebra, determinants, vector spaces, linear independence and bases, linear transformations and their matrix representations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalizable matrices. Selected topics from quadratic forms, linear programming, inner product spaces, or numerical linear algebra.

Prerequisite(s): M 144.

5/21 - 7/231297MW4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.D 2323Wiggins
7/9 - 8/1629744MW4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.D 2323Wiggins

M 240 Calculus of Several Variables

4 credits
Vectors in three dimensions, curves and parametric equations in three dimensions, geometry of surfaces, differential calculus of functions of more than one variable with applications, multiple integrals and their applications, the differential and integral calculus of vector fields.
Prerequisite(s): M 145.

5/21 - 7/231370MW4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2054Uricchio
07/09-08/16 34273MW4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2054Molino

M 242 Differential Equations

3 credits
Solutions of first-order linear, separable equations and applications; higher-order linear equations and applications. Nonhomogeneous equations; Laplace transforms and initial value problems; matrices, eigenvalues, and linear systems of differential equations. Qualitative analysis of equilibria and bifurcations.
Prerequisite(s): M 145.

5/21 - 7/231547MW10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.D 3093Miller
7/9 - 8/1631390TR4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.D 2053Atkinson

M 366 Engineering Probability and Statistics

3 credit(s)
Probability topics include axioms, counting, conditional probability, random variables, central limit theorem, and decision making. Statistics topics include confidence intervals and hypotheses tests for means and proportions, regression and correlation, analysis of variance, and contingency tables. No credit given to students who have received credit for M 360 or M 260.
Prerequisite(s): M 145

5/21 - 7/231693MW4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.D 2043Ferdman
5/21-7/233987MW4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.D 2053Staff

Physics

The Physics Department can be reached at 860.768.4306

PHY 112 Calculus-Based Physics I

4 credits
This is the first part of a three-semester course in introductory physics intended for students majoring in the physical sciences or in engineering. The subject matter is the study of Newtonian mechanics.
Prerequisite(s): M 144 (may be taken concurrently).
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/2 LAB29728TR7:40 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.D 2110Salameh
5/21 - 7/229729TR4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2044Ritacco
7/9 - 8/16 LAB31158MW5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2110Staff
7/9 - 8/1631192MW1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.D 2044Wells

PHY 113 Calculus-Based Physics II

4 credits
This is the second part of the three-semester sequence described in PHY 112. The subject matter includes the study of fluids, heat, mechanical waves, and optics.
Prerequisite(s): PHY 112.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/16 LAB31592TR7:40 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.D 2110Salameh
7/9 - 8/1631591TR4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2324Ritacco
5/21 - 7/2 LAB31369MW5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.D 2110Staff
5/21 - 7/231201MW12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.D 2054Mohottala

PHY 120 Algebra-Based Physics I

4 credits
This is the first semester of a two-semester course in introductory physics intended for students majoring in the life sciences, technology programs, or preparing for professional schools. The topics include Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and heat.
Prerequisite(s): Two years of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/229873MW4:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.D 2364McDonald
5/21 - 7/2 LAB29874MW7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.D 2360McDonald

PHY 121 Algebra-Based Physics II

4 credits
This is the sequel to PHY 120. The topics include wave motion, acoustics, optics, electricity, magnetism, physics of the atom, and physics of the nucleus.
Prerequisite(s): PHY 120.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1629876MW4:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.D 2364McDonald
7/9 - 8/16 LAB29875MW7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.D 2260McDonald

PHY 130 Astronomy

4 credits
An introduction to our current understanding of the universe, including topics such as formation of our solar system, tides, eclipses, nature of light, birth and death of stars, black holes, and fate of our sun and universe. Laboratory sessions are of two types: observational experiments dealing with the nighttime sky and quantitative experiments involving the collection and analysis of data.
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/232570TR5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.D 2324Gianninas
5/21 - 7/2 LAB32583TR8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.D 2360Gianninas

Political Science

The Political and Government department can be reached at 860.768.4234

POL 110 Power and Politics in America

3 credits
This survey course provides the foundation for understanding American government as it exists at the beginning of the 21st century. It deals with the organic background and contemporary reality of our federal republic governed under a written constitution. The established structures of government-Congress, president, bureaucracy, and courts-are studied, together with the less formal political structures, such as public opinion, parties, pressure groups, media, and voting-all of which act to grant our government the authority to act. The policies emerging from the systematic interplay of forces from within the government itself, from the states and the people of the nation, and from other nations of the world are studied and evaluated. This course fulfills a general education requirement.

6/11 - 8/532167Distance LearningTBAOnline3Aliotta

POL 130 International Relations

3 credits
This course is a broad introduction and overview to international politics. It provides students with tools for analyzing actors, structures, and processes in international relations while investigating a wide range of issues in contemporary world politics—power, armed conflict, political economy, development, and the global environment.

6/11 - 8/530644Distance LearningTBAOnline3Clancy

POL 279 The Holocaust

Course Cross-listed with HIS 229 / JS 229
3 credits
Interdisciplinary lectures, readings, and discussions of the roots, details, and consequences of the Holocaust. Historical, intellectual, moral, political, legal, and psychological dimensions of the Holocaust as a phenomenon of its own and as an aspect of genocide.
Prerequisite(s): HIS 100 or any 100-level POL course, or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 6/431668MTWRF2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.H 3013Staff

POL 376 Archaeology of the Land of Israel

Course Cross-listed with HIS 306 / JS 306 / SOC 306
3 credits
This course provides students with an overview of the chronological and cultural structure of the archaeological periods from the third millennium through the Byzantine period, with emphasis on the Roman and Byzantine eras. The course includes fieldwork in Israel, lectures, workshops on material culture, museum tours, and field trips. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (total: 15 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. Beyond these required activities, a primary objective of the course is a research paper to be completed during the spring or summer following the return to the United States. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture. All students complete field and class work for both courses.

7/9 - 8/2230603Study AbroadTBATBA3Freund

POL 377 Archaeological Field Methods and Material Culture

Course Cross-listed with HIS 307 / JS 307 / SOC 307
3 credits
This course is an introduction to excavation techniques and material culture. It includes principles of excavation and recording, material culture identification/processing, and field-study tours. Early synagogues and church architecture serve as foci for analysis. This course contains a full introduction to the methodology of Near Eastern archaeology from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age, practical instruction in ceramic typology and Semitic inscriptions, and a survey of Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine society. Daily field-school instruction is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (total: 15 days of excavation). Lectures and workshops take place each afternoon. This course is linked to an integrated companion course, Archaeology of the Land of Israel. All students complete field- and class work for both courses.

7/9 - 7/2230154Study AbroadTBATBA3Freund

POL 453W Crime, Law, and the Administration of Justice

Course Cross-listed with SOC 473W
3 credits Writing Intensive
This writing interdisciplinary seminar focuses on major issues of current interest in criminal justice. It examines selected topics from administrative, governmental, and sociological points of view. The course relates theory and research to the practical problems of applying knowledge in criminal justice through written assignments based on the writing-intensive course model in the college.
Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and 9 credits of courses required for criminal justice, or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/231449Distance LearningTBAOnline3DiChiara

Psychology

The Psychology Department can be reached at 860.768.4544

PSY 105 Introduction to Psychology

3 credits
This course discusses what factors have shaped who you are today. How does the brain work? What is the nature of prejudice? We will discuss these and other core questions related to the concepts, theories and methods of psychology. Topics include history; methodology; biological bases of behavior; development; sensation and perception; consciousness; cognition, social and personality psychology and psychological disorders. (Please note PSY 105 requires that students participate as a subject in at least one experiment in the department subject pool during the semester or discuss with the course instructor an appropriate alternative.)

5/21 - 7/231445Distance LearningTBAOnline3Viereck
7/9-8/1633142Distance LearningTBAOnline3Oquendo

PSY 132 Human Development

Course Cross-listed with EDP 132
3 credits
Theories and research in human development from infancy through adulthood. Students carry out structured observations and integrate these observations with various theoretical issues. (Please note that this course does not fulfill a requirement for the psychology major or minor.)

6/11 - 8/530836Distance LearningTBAOnline3Cromwell

PSY 210 Physiological Psychology

Course Cross-listed with BIO 210
3 credits
This course introduces the physiological bases of behavior among typically developing individuals. Topics include neuron structure and function, functional neuroanatomy, drugs and behavior, and the physiology of hunger, sex, sleep, emotion, reward/punishment, language, learning, and memory.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105.

6/11 - 8/531702Distance LearningTBAOnline3Wrobel

PSY 215 Lifespan Development

3 credits
This course discusses if you are you the same person that you were at age 3 or 14. How do people change over time? In this course, development across conception to death is examined. Special attention is devoted to the normative cognitive and social-emotional changes that occur across infancy, toddlerhood, adolescents, and adulthood.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174

5/21 - 7/231625Distance LearningTBAOnline3Segool

PSY 240 Infant and Child Development

3 credits
Child growth and behavior from the prenatal period to puberty are studied. Effects of heredity and environment on the motor, language, social, and emotional development of children. Emphasis on the concept of developing self and its effects on behavior.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174.

5/21 - 7/229977Distance LearningTBAOnline3Politikos

PSY 241 Adolescent and Adult Development

3 credits
Individual personal adjustment is studied during the periods of transition across adolescence and adulthood. Transitions and shifts in social relationships due to changing physical maturation, emotional reasoning, cognitive development, and personality development are discussed.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174

7/9 - 8/1631446Distance LearningTBAOnline3Politikos

PSY 252 Social Psychology

3 credits
The social and cultural factors affecting human behavior, with particular emphasis on their effects on motivation, personality, attitudes, and opinions. Social interaction processes, including group dynamics, are also studied.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174.

7/9 - 8/1631327Distance LearningTBAOnline3Ketay

PSY 253 Psychology Applied to the Workplace

3 credits
The application of the scientific method to human problems in the workplace. Major areas of emphasis include motivation, job satisfaction, selection, training, evaluation, equipment design, and consumer behavior.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174

6/11 - 8/530458Distance LearningTBAOnline3Sharp

PSY 257 Multicultural Issues in Psychology

3 credits
The application of the scientific method to human problems in the workplace. Major areas of emphasis include motivation, job satisfaction, selection, training, evaluation, equipment design, and consumer behavior.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174.

5/21 - 7/231443Distance LearningTBAOnline3Cooke

PSY 260 Psychology of Adjustment

3 credits
The human adjustment process. Elements in normal personality development are examined. Reactions to the typical stresses and frustrations in normal living situations are studied with a view toward understanding effective adjustments as well as defensive behavior.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105, 101 or 102, or PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174.

 

5/21 - 7/231332Distance LearningTBAOnline3Segool

PSY 262 Abnormal Psychology

3 credits
This course reviews the major forms of psychopathology, concentrating on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the various mental disorders. These include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and the eating disorders.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 105.

5/21-7/231724Distance LearningTBAOnline3Oquendo

PSY 372 Statistics for Psychology

4 credits
This course answers the question “when does difference matter?”. In this course students learn how to analyze quantitative data in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Students examine how to understand and make sound conclusions about group differences; i.e., do men and women have different personality traits? Coverage of statistical topics include descriptive and inferential methods. Students use statistical software to explore research questions and learn how to write research findings in APA style format. Students also learn the basics of research design in order to select appropriate statistical techniques.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 101 or PSY 102 or PSY 105, PSB 111, or HON 173 or 174 and WRT 111 or 210, RPW 111 or 210, ENB 210, or HON 183 or 210.
Laboratory fee

5/21 - 7/231626TR9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.E 212B4Crowell

PSY 384 Undergraduate Internship (Jr)

3 credits
This course provides supervised work experience for qualified juniors in psychology. The agencies where students work may include, but are not limited to, alcohol and drug treatment programs, community mental health clinics, mental hospitals, schools for handicapped children, schools for emotionally disturbed children, and criminal justice treatment centers. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.
Prerequisite(s): A GPA of at least 2.75, both overall and in psychology; and three courses in psychology above the introductory level and permission of the Department’s Director of Internship Training.
Prerequisite(s): One 200-level PSY course.

5/22 - 6/2931542ArrangedArrangedArranged3Scacco
07/09-08/1633922ArrangedArrangedArranged3Scacco

PSY 405W History and Systems

3 credits Writing Intensive Course
This course discusses how psychology emerge as a science. How does this contemporary field differ from its origins? Major theories of human functioning are presented in connection with the people and events that introduced them.
Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior standing.

5/21 - 7/232206Distance LearningOnlineOnline3Bober

PSY 425 Motivation and Emotion

This course provides an overview of the biological, learning, cognitive, and affective factors that help energize our actions and encourages a critical appraisal of the psychological foundations of popular motivational programs. Application to several applied contexts including business, sports, and health are discussed.  Prerequisites:  Completion of three psychology courses above the introductory level

7/11-8/533584Distance LearningTBAOnline3Nicklim

PSY 470W Research Methods for Psychology

4 credits Writing Intensive
This course teaches students to be better consumers of everyday knowledge while applying the principles of research design to the study of contemporary psychological issues. Students explore topics of research methodology, data collection, and report writing with an emphasis on study design, internal and external validity, and ethical aspects of psychological research. Several research projects throughout the semester allow students to gain firsthand research experience by collecting and analyzing data and writing results in APA style format.
Prerequisite(s): C- or above in PSY 372, or permission of instructor. (Writing intensive course)
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631329TR10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. E 1183Landry

PSY 484 Undergraduate Internship (Sr)

3 credits
This course provides supervised work experience for qualified seniors in psychology. The agencies where students work may include, but are not limited to, alcohol and drug treatment programs, community mental health clinics, mental hospitals, schools for handicapped children, schools for emotionally disturbed children, and criminal justice treatment centers. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.
Prerequisite(s): A GPA of at least 2.75, both overall and in psychology; and five courses in psychology above the introductory level and permission of the Department’s Director of Internship Training.

5/22 - 6/2931541ArrangedArrangedArranged3Scacco
07/09-08/1633935ArrangedArrangedArranged3Scacco

PSY 510 Experimental Design

3 credits
Provides an understanding of the concepts underlying research design and develops skills in designing studies amenable to multivariate statistical analysis.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/1131436Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Nicklin

PSY 530 The Psychology of Career Development

3 credits
Concentrated studies in a variety of topics in organizational psychology, such as decision making, creativity in organizations, diversity issues, and organizational learning.  Students may repeat this course as the topics meet their individual curriculum needs.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/230632MW5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.E 2203Schultz

PSY 535 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 credits
This course is a comprehensive overview of industrial/organizational psychology and its practical application in the workplace. It covers the application of psychology, sociology, and management science to human behavior in the workplace. Major areas of emphasis include motivation, job attitudes, selection, training, and occupational health.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/1131344Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Sharp

PSY 536 Leadership: Theory and Practice

3 credits
This course provides an overview of the history of leadership issues and current topics in organizations. Balancing theory with application, this course covers leadership effectiveness, developing leaders, synthesizing leadership theories, and sustaining leadership effectiveness over time.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into a psychology graduate program, or permission of the MSOP program director.

5/21 - 7/1132219Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Cerasoli

PSY 537 Motivation in the Workplace: Theory and Application

3 credits
This course provides knowledge of human motivation as it applies to the workplace. Using a science-practitioner model, emphasis is on major theories of work motivation and practical applications. Other issues include motivation as it relates to work teams, training, leadership, job design, and socio-cultural influences.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into a psychology graduate program, or permission of the MSOP program director.

07/16-08/3032232Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Nicklin

PSY 545 Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership (Hybrid)

3 credits
The purpose of the course is to help students understand organizations, organizational psychology theories and to take effective action in them.
Students will be able to (1) assess organizational context and readiness for change, and (2) apply key strategies to plan, implement, and evaluate organizational behavior and change.  The course will examine organizational behavior and change through each of Bolman and Deal’s four-frame analysis and of organizations: structural, human resource, political, and symbolic.  Included strategies are: assessing change readiness, overcoming resistance, performance management, collaborative planning, teamwork and leadership.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/22 & 6/28 (in-person) 5/24-6/26 (online)30724TR & Online5:00 p.m. - 7:20 p.m. & OnlineE 221 & Online3Toller

PSY 545 Strategic Human Resources Planning

3 credits

This course contains an overview of the principles of human resource strategy and planning. We will discuss the role of different stakeholders in participating in human resources strategy and management, compliance with laws and executive orders, strategies for selecting particular job and competency analyses to fit organizational needs, and planning for incremental and radical organizational change. We will also focus on the analysis of human resource strategy and planning as it relates to recruitment, personnel selection, training, compensation, and benefits. Students will display their learning through frequent case study analysis assignments, exams that cover the readings and lectures, and an in-depth class presentation of a self-selected topic.

Prerequisites: Permission of MSOP Director if non-matriculated student.

7/9-8/16/18 33470TR5:00 p.m.- 7:20 p.m.E 1043McLeer

PSY 552 Social Psychology (PsyD)

3 credits
Various social psychological theories of social behavior will be examined with regard to the types of causal frameworks and levels of analysis they represent. Recent empirical research and current theoretical issues will be considered in relation to theories of social psychology.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/22 - 6/2129978TR 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.E 1123Powell
5/22 - 6/2130046TR1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.E 2213Powell

PSY 553 Clinical Child Development (PsyD)

3 credits
This course relates traditional methods of child assessment and treatment to current topics in developmental psychology. Child psychopathology will be examined in terms of cognitive and social emotional growth. Topics include maternal/infant bonding, the development of moral judgment, Piaget’s theory of intellectual development, the growth of prosocial behaviors, the impact of long- and short-term separations on children, the value of play and fantasy, the effects of child abuse, and the role of the father in child rearing. In addition, recent changes in parental roles and maternal employment will be studied to assess their impact on the child and family.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/229958MW 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.E 1053Weber
5/21 - 7/231736MW9:00 a.m. -12:00 NoonE 1043Burda

PSY 554 Community Psychology

3 credits
An applied course in the interaction between the individual and the social environment, with special concern for the various models for psychological intervention as these relate to community needs and characteristics with special attention to issues of diversity and poverty.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/21 - 6/2731207MW12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.E 1103Crespi

PSY 555 Personnel Psychology

3 credits
Attention is given to job analysis, testing, training and development, group effectiveness, leadership and social influence, and motivation, especially as they affect productivity, work quality, and turnover. Contemporary, employee-centered strategies are examined, focusing on job and environmental redesign to fit existing human resources, psychological needs, and quality-of-life goals.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 535.

07/16-08/3031347Distance LearningTBAVirtual campus3Sharp

PSY 558 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

3 credits
This course is a comprehensive overview of diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Learners will understand critical issues involved in framing, designing, and implementing inclusion initiatives in organizations. Major areas of emphasis include frameworks for understanding inclusion, individual and interpersonal perspectives, and inclusive leadership and organizational development.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into a psychology graduate program, or permission of the MSOP program director.

7/16 - 8/3032245Distance LearningTBAVC3Tavarez

PSY 559 Emotional Intelligence in Organizations

3 credits
In this course you will learn the role that emotional intelligence plays in building and maintaining your relationships and improving your personal effectiveness, discover the emotional intelligence model and the competencies associated with emotional intelligence, gain insight into your emotional intelligence ability and learn to improve your intrapersonal and interpersonal strengths, and increase your awareness and ability to manage your own emotions as well as read the emotions of others to improve your positive emotional impact within your personal life and within your work.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into a psychology graduate program, or permission of the MSOP program director.

5/21 - 7/1132258Distance LearningTBAVC3Eichmann

PSY 581 Advanced Research Methods

3 credits
This course provides a bridge between the relatively standardized experimental psychology course and the original research required for the thesis. Consideration is given to proposal preparation, pilot studies, selection of appropriate controls, instrumentation, design, ethical issues, computer analysis, interpretation of data, report preparation and presentation.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

07/16-08/3031437Distance LearningTBAVirtual campus 3Nicklin

Psy 598: Special Topics in Psychology: Practicum, MA Clinical Practices

May 24- July 2633831 TBATBATBA3Jaramillo

PSY 599: Professional Seminar: Professional Identity and Clinical Practice

5/24-7/2633844R1:00 pm - 4:30 pm E 2203Jaramillo

PSY 620 Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behavior

3 credits
Introduces students to the complex practices of writing, reading, and thinking required in university courses. Students learn to approach writing as a process of invention, drafting, revising, and editing. The course also emphasizes rhetorical aspects of writing, such as audience, arrangement, and academic conventions. Students also learn to read diverse texts critically by practicing close-reading strategies. Students should become more confident about and competent at understanding the positions of others as well as asserting their own informed perspectives. Designated sections of the course require additional work on basic skills. This course may not be elected on a Pass/No Pass basis. Laboratory fee.
Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in a psychology graduate program or permission of instructor.

5/22 - 6/2830110TR9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. E 1053Marino
5/22 - 6/2830111TR1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.E 1053Marino

PSY 625 Organizational Psychology Project

3 credits
Projects are selected by the students with permission of the instructor. Emphasis on individual study of the literature and, where appropriate, research work. A meeting with the faculty advisor is held several times during the semester for discussion of progress, review of the recent developments in the area, and presentation of student reports.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 510 and PSY 581.

5/21 - 7/1131149Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Nicklin
5/21 - 8/1631497Distance LearningTBAArranged3Sharp
07/16-08/3032271Distance LearningTBAVirtual Campus3Scuderi

PSY 629 Principles of Family Therapy

3 credits
Projects are selected by the students with permission of the instructor. Emphasis on individual study of the literature and, where appropriate, research work. A meeting with the faculty advisor is held several times during the semester for discussion of progress, review of the recent developments in the area, and presentation of student reports.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 510 and PSY 581.

5/21 - 6/2730472MW4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.E 1103Crespi

PSY 649 Group Process and Psychotherapy

3 credits
A study of group processes and dynamics. Various approaches, theories, and techniques of group psychotherapy are examined.
Prerequisite(s): Full-time status in Clinical Practices or School Psychology program, or permission of program director.

5/21 - 6/2130634TR8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.E 1113Gould
5/21 - 5/2530490MTWRF8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.E 2213Politikos

PSY 680 Internship in Organizational Psychology

3 credits
This course provides 200 hours of supervised practical experience for graduate students in the Organizational Psychology program.  Students develop skills in such areas as human resource management, training, and selection with local private and public organizations.  Specific duties for students are determined in consultation with the program director and internship supervisor.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 535 and PSY 555.

7/9 - 8/1631328TBATBATBA3Sharp

PSY 754 Integration and Application of Research Data

3 credits
The student will prepare a major paper in which the didactic course material taken in the program will be integrated and related to the individual student’s clinical work. By arrangement.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

5/21 - 7/232609TBDTBDTBD3Sacchetti

Sociology

SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology

3 credit(s)

Surveys main theoretical approaches and problems in the study of social life. Topics include social origins of the self, the basic processes of social interaction, class and stratification, political power, education, organization, and family. Emphasizes continuing interaction between theory and methods in sociology. Required for sociology majors and most advanced sociology courses.

06/11-08/0530835Distance LearningTBAOnline3Morra

SOC 113-Contemporary Social Issues

3 credit(s)

Sociological perspective on the tensions, conflicts, and issues that come to be defined as contemporary social problems presents an analysis of historical, cultural, political background of social conflicts. Several specific issues will be discussed in detail along with a critical evaluation of the social policy formulated to solve our most significant social problems.

06/11-08/0530821 Distance LearningTBAOnline3Morra

SOC 271 - Deviance

3 credit(s)

This course analyzes the social processes and structural factors that form deviance in society. The course includes the study of how behaviors and attributes come to be defined as deviant as well as how patterns of deviance come to be organized. These topics are linked to the reaction to deviance to outline the relationship between deviance and social order. This course satisfies a writing-intensive requirement when listed as SOC 271W.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 110 or SOC 170.

07/09-08/1630532Distance LearningTBAOnline3DiChiara

SOC 379 - Studies In: Cybercrime and Terrorism

In this course students will examine issues in terrorism and cyber crimes within the contemporary sociological and criminological context. Students will analyze the historical, social and political roots of terrorism and cyber crimes and their manifestation in a globalized world. Students will conduct a detailed multi-level assessment of these phenomena to establish goals, assess policy effectiveness and make recommendations for defending against and proactively combatting these threats. Legal and ethical requirements and limits will also be reviewed.

05/21-07/0233545Distance LearningTBAOnline3Tran

SOC 473W - Crime, Law, and Administration of Justice

Course Cross-listed with POL 453W

3 credit(s) Writing Intensive

This writing-intensive, interdisciplinary seminar focuses on ajor issues of current interest in criminal justice. It examines selected topics from administrative, governmental, and sociological points of view. The course relates theory and research to the practical problems of applying knowledge in criminal justice.

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and 9 credit hours of criminal justice required courses POL 250, SOC 170, SOC 242, SOC 271, SOC 318, SOC 470; or permission of instructor

05/21-07/0231171Distance LearningTBAOnline3DiChiara

Academic Writing

WRT 110 Academic Writing I

3 credits
Introduces students to the complex practices of writing, reading, and thinking required in university courses. Students learn to approach writing as a process of invention, drafting, revising, and editing. The course also emphasizes rhetorical aspects of writing, such as audience, arrangement, and academic conventions. Students also learn to read diverse texts critically by practicing close-reading strategies. Students should become more confident about and competent at understanding the positions of others as well as asserting their own informed perspectives. Designated sections of the course require additional work on basic skills. This course may not be elected on a Pass/No Pass basis. (Formerly RPW 110)
Laboratory fee.

5/21 - 7/231430TR4:20 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.A 1093Walters

WRT 111 Academic Writing II

3 credits
This course emphasizes close reading, analytical writing, and critical thinking that are fundamental for many upper-level courses. Building upon the abilities introduced in WRT 110 , critical thinking is taught as students learn to examine multiple perspectives, to analyze an argument, to research, locate, and evaluate sources (print and digital), and to present a persuasive viewpoint. As students assert their informed perspectives, they learn to engage with the words and ideas of others without compromising their academic integrity. A primary goal of this course is for students to learn to participate fully in scholarly discourses and debates. Designated sections of this course require additional work in basic skills. This course may not be elected on a Pass/No Pass basis. (Formerly RPW 111)
Prerequisite(s): WRT 110.
Laboratory fee.

7/9 - 8/1631431TR4:20 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.A 1093Moquin

WRT 210 Foundations of Argument

3 credits
This foundation course in critical thinking allows students to sharpen their abilities to form and present clear, reasoned opinions. Students analyze discourse, texts, and images to comprehend the arguments they are making; identify and evaluate the assumptions, evidence, and rhetorical strategies on which arguments are based; understand the major components of inductive and deductive reasoning; evaluate the relationships between premises and conclusions while recognizing major fallacies; and make reasoned judgments about an argument’s validity and potential consequences. No credit for RPW 210 will be given to students who have credit for WRT 111. (Formerly RPW 210)
Prerequisite(s): WRT 110.
Laboratory fee.

6/11 - 8/531432Distance LearningTBAOnline3Giannakopolous