ACC 201  Introductory Financial Accounting     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: An introduction to accounting for accounting and non-accounting majors. Accounting's role in the business environment. Accounting information acquisition, processing, reporting, and interpretation. Income statements, balance sheets, statements of cash flow, and statements of stockholders' equity and their related accounts explained from an information content perspective. Prerequisite(s): General Studies Math. Business majors must earn a grade of C or higher in MAT 112, MAT 116, MAT 147, MAT 165, or MAT 167.

ACC 202  Introductory Managerial Accounting     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: An introduction to managerial accounting for users of managerial accounting information. Managerial accounting's functions, uses, users, and behavioral implications. Cost accounting concepts and strategic cost management. Budgeting and profitability analysis. Responsibility accounting and performance assessment. Prerequisite(s): ACC 201.

ACC 230  Accounting Techniques     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Procedures and systems of modern accounting. Must be taken prior to ACC 330. Prerequisite(s): ACC 201.

ENT 201  Entrepreneurship I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course examines entrepreneurship's role in society and the economy, and the process of business creation from concept through business plan. Specific issues include: creativity and innovation; industry and market research and analysis; introduction to financial statements for purposes of planning and forecasting; introduction to financing options; the review of business plans and team development of an assigned plan. Prerequisite(s): ENG 104 and basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.

FIN 210  Personal Finance     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: An applied course in the creation and implementation of financial plans for individuals. Topics include the importance of financial planning, time value of money, taxation of individuals, credit management, major purchase evaluation, insurance, personal investing, and retirement planning. Prerequisite(s): General studies math.

GBA 110  Introduction to Business     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A general survey of business organizations and their activities including accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Content delivery format is designed to introduce students to the basic study skills, writing requirements, testing methods, and information sources most relevant to a business education. RESTRICTION: Course admission will be limited to students with fewer than 24 hours of college credit including those in progress.

GBA 201  Business Analytics & Reporting     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Applications of productivity software with focus on Microsoft Excel and Access proficiency and big data business issues/problems. Students will use Excel and Access to analyze business data and make recommendations based on their analyses. Reports will be developed for written and oral presentations. Previous computer experience recommended.

ART

ART 100  Introduction to Art     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: General background in the history, philosophy, principles, and techniques of the visual arts.

CORE 42: MOTR ARTS 100; Art Appreciation

ART 110  Beginning Drawing I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Elementary drawing with the figure, still life, landscape, and perspective in various media. Six studio hours.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 105D; Studio Art - Introduction to Drawing

ART 120  Two-Dimensional Design     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Design principles and fundamentals in two-dimensional media using a problem-solving approach. Six studio hours.

ART 130  Introduction to Tools and Techniques     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Basic skills with studio hand tools and power equipment; emphasizes safety procedures. This course is a prerequisite for any studio art course except ART 110 and ART 120. Four studio hours.

ART 133  Introduction to Art Therapy     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the definitions, historical roots, theoretical underpinnings, and basic elements of the field of art therapy. Course topics will include an examination of the major contributors to the field, what art therapists do, where art therapists work, how art-making can be used to affect behavioral, emotional, and psychological changes, and how art therapy can be used in the context of various psychological approaches. Students will experience first-hand a variety of art therapy interventions.

ART 140  Ceramics I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Traditional and contemporary approaches to ceramics as an art form; emphasizes technical, historical, and aesthetic problems. Six studio hours.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 105C; Studio Art- Introduction to Ceramics

ART 160  Beginning Drawing II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The figure in various media; still life, landscape, and nonobjective directions; problems dealing with the complete drawing. Six studio hours. Prerequisite(s): ART 110 and ART 120.

ART 170  Three-Dimensional Design     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Emphasis on form and composition using a problem solving approach; exploration of a wide variety of three-dimensional materials and processes. Six studio hours. Prerequisite(s): ART 110 and ART 130.

ART 180  Fibers     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to basic fiber arts with an overview of materials and methods. Exploration of the media may include surface design, textile printing, fabric construction, weaving, papermaking, book construction, and sculptural techniques. Six studio hours. May be repeated for credit.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 105M; Studio Art- Multimedia Crafts

ART 205  Survey of Art History I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A global art survey covering visual culture in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas before c. 1400.

CORE 42: MOTR ARTS 101; Art History I

ART 210  Animation Fundamentals     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Study of the fundamental principles and mechanics of motion through animation. Students explore timing, spacing, weight, staging an image for clarity, emotion and storytelling, and learn to apply and manipulate the fundamental concepts to creatively animate an idea. May be repeated up to 4 times for credit. Prerequisite(s): ART 110, ART 120, ART 160, and credit or concurrent enrollment in ART 229.

ART 229  Design Software Applications     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to computer hardware, software and peripherals commonly used by professional artists. Beginning projects utilizing computer-assisted design. Prerequisite(s): ART 110 and ART 120.

ART 250  Motion Graphics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to Motion Graphics and Compositing, which includes the categories of commercial, interactive, broadcast, main title and music video. The course will include lectures, showcases and demonstrations of the history, techniques and applications of motion graphics in media. May be repeated for up to 4 times for credit. Prerequisite(s): ART 110, ART 120 and credit or concurrent enrollment in ART 229.

ART 255  Survey of Art History II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A global art survey covering visual culture in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas after c. 1400. Prerequisite(s): ART 205.

CORE 42: MOTR ARTS 102; Art History II

CINEMA

CIN 100  Introduction to Film     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the language of film, its history, aesthetics, theory and technology. The course will critically examine the cinema from the early days of black and white silent films to the most recent blockbusters. Attendance at weekly screenings outside of class is required.

CIN 120  Film Theory and Criticism     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall (odd-numbered years).

Course Description: Examination of various approaches to film theory and criticism including formal aspects of cinema, tools for stylistic analysis, and ideological implications of film. Attendance at weekly screenings outside of class is required. Prerequisite(s): CIN 100.

CIN 220  Film Studies     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A rotating topics course focusing on various issues relating to the world of film. Topics include: History of Film, Women in Film, Film Genres, American Genres, and Film Directors. Attendance at weekly screenings outside of class is required. Prerequisite(s): CIN 120.

CIN 245  Production I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to basic theory and practice of video production with emphasis on preproduction planning, scripting, directing, lighting, camera operation, editing and audio. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Prerequisite(s): CIN 100.

CIN 253  Audio Production     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall (even-numbered years).

Course Description: Professional techniques in audio recording, mixing, and editing for music, theatre, and film production, utilizing current digital technology. Prerequisite(s): CIN 245.

CIN 255  Editing I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Intermediate level non-linear editing, building upon basic editing skills introduced in CIN 245. This course will provide a thorough grounding in operation of Final Cut Pro software with emphasis upon theoretical editing concepts and communication of content and meaning through visual language. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Prerequisite(s): CIN 245.

DANCE

DAN 101  Beginning Dance     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A beginning movement course in dance techniques and styles including elements of ballet and modern dance techniques. Emphasis is on body alignment, basic movement vocabulary and creativity. The course includes beginning instruction in theory and technique. Designed for students with little or no dance experience. Variable content course. Proper attire required. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course.

DAN 110  Tap Dance I     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: A beginning-level dance course in tap dance. Steps and methods of tap including dance terminology and rhythmic awareness, coordination, clarity of sound, and tap styles. Meets two days a week. Tap shoes required. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit.

DAN 111  Jazz Dance I     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: A beginning-level dance course in historical, musical and contemporary jazz dance technique. Class consists of a warm-up, across the floor and center combinations. Meets two days a week. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): DAN 101 or instructor approval.

DAN 112  Modern Dance I     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: A beginning-level dance course in contemporary modern dance technique. Class includes warm-up, center work, traveling movements and combinations, which promote stability, strength, movement of the torso, and alignment. Meet two days a week. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): DAN 101 or instructor approval.

DAN 114  Ballet     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: A beginning-level dance course in classical ballet technique. Emphasizes discipline, coordination, musicality, strength and flexibility. Includes barre, centre, adagio, allegro and reverence. This course meets three hours per week. Proper attire including pink (women) or black (men) ballet shoes required. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): DAN 101 or instructor approval.

DAN 120  Dance Performance     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Directed student dance performance opportunity in order to focus on dance as a performing art. Dancers perform in front of an audience. The number of hours per week is determined by the choreographer/director on a project-to-project basis. Requires instructor approval. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 4 hours of credit.

DAN 210  Tap Dance II     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: A continuation of Tap Dance I. Students will build on their skills in tap, method, dance terminology, rhythmic awareness, clarity of sound, coordination and tap styles. Tap shoes are required. Prerequisite(s): DAN 110 or instructor approval.

DAN 211  Jazz Dance II     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: An intermediate-level dance course. Emphasizes precise and consistent technique, flexibility, balance, control and retaining long combinations in a variety of jazz styles. Class includes warm-up, floor work, center, traveling, and dance combinations. This course meets two days a week. Proper attire required. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): DAN 111 or instructor approval.

DAN 212  Modern Dance II     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: An intermediate-level dance course in contemporary modern technique. Emphasis on release techniques, rhythmic precision, and spatial principles through extended complex combinations and athleticism. This class meets two days a week. Proper attire required. Meets General Studies Category 5, Line 2 physical activity course. May be repeated for up to 8 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): DAN 112 or instructor approval.

DAN 214  Dance History     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring (even-numbered years).

Course Description: Examines theatrical forms of dance in historical and cultural contexts. Major topics in dance history are examined as they pertain to the development of dance as an art form in modern society. This course meets three hours a week.

MUSIC

MUS 101  Perspectives in Music     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Music materials, forms, historical-social development of composers and compositions. Various themes may be pursued. May not be repeated for credit.

CORE 42: MOTR MUSC 100; Music Appreciation

MUS 103  Fundamentals of Music     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Materials of music through triads and simple double and triple rhythm; includes music reading/aural recognition. Meets three hours per week.

CORE 42: MOTR MUSC 101; Music Fundamentals

MUS 106  Basic Keyboard Skills I     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Keyboard orientation; intervallic reading; I, V chord structures and harmonization. No piano background required. Prerequisite(s): MUS 103 or departmental approval.

MUS 108  Basic Keyboard Skills II     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Primary chord structures and harmonization, simple accompaniment patterns, reading skills, scale structures.

MUS 109  Functional Voice Class     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Provides the instrumental music education major and the beginning non-music major with functional knowledge of the voice through group and solo performance. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 111  Functional Instrumental Techniques     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring (odd-numbered years).

Course Description: This course is designed to acquaint the choral/vocal music education major with performance techniques of four families of instruments: woodwinds, brass, strings, and percussion. The class will explore the methods of performance on the primary instruments of each family.

MUS 117  Theory and Analysis 1     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Review of notation of pitch and rhythm, meter, scales and scale degree names, and modes. Study of the procedures of part-writing of triads and inversions. Includes instrument ranges and transpositions. Prerequisite(s): MUS103 or department approval. Meets three days a week.

MUS 118  Aural Training 1     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: This course sequence is designed to develop the practical skills of the music major through sight-singing, dictation, improvisation, composition, and to integrate theoretical concepts (the Theory and Analysis sequence) with various styles of music. Content includes pitch and rhythm, scales and modes, meters, intervals, trends and seventh chords, and embellishment. Meets two days a week.

MUS 140  Community Chorus     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Group singing of various styles of music literature. Meets two hours per week. May be repeated for credit.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 102C; Music Performance - Choir

MUS 146  Concert Band     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Basic concert band literature with public performance; laboratory for conducting and arranging students; experience on secondary instruments. Meets three hours per week. May be repeated for credit.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 102B; Music Performance - Band

THEATRE

THR 113  Introduction to Theatre     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: The contributions made by directors, actors, designers, technicians, and playwrights to modern dramatic productions. Participation in a production as performer, member of stage or construction crew, or members of production committee may be required.

CORE 42: MOTR THEA 100A; Theatre Appreciation

THR 126  Stage Movement Workshop     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Fundamentals of stage movement for performers and directors. Includes a basic overview of various body alignment techniques (i.e., Alexander Technique), character creation through movement using masks and clown work. Prerequisite(s): THR 113.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 100SM; Stage Movement

THR 130  Stage Combat Workshop     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A study of weaponry styles, skills and methods as used in staging violence for stage and screen. In addition to classroom work and assignments, attendance at a professional stage combat workshop over a weekend is mandatory. Additional registration and accommodation fees for this workshop are required. Prerequisite(s): THR 113.

THR 140  Production Participation     Credits: 1-3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Supervised practical work for a departmental theatrical mainstage production (includes work onstage, backstage and preproduction). May be repeated for a total of 9 credit hours.

THR 218  Oral Interpretation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Oral reading and analysis of prose, poetry, and drama. Same as COM 218. Prerequisite(s): COM 104.

THR 222  Technical Production 2     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course will cover the basics of theatrical costuming. Students will use sewing machines, and hand stitching to create garments. Additionally, techniques for fitting garments, and knowledge of fabric fibers will be included. Prerequisite(s): THR 221.

THR 224  Voice and Diction     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Theories and techniques of using and improving the actor's instrument, the voice. Including articulation, resonance, working knowledge of dialects and a mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Prerequisite(s): THR 113.

THR 225  Theatre Management     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Fundamentals of theatre management: box office management, usher training and supervision, designing lobby displays, and various PR and marketing techniques. Prerequisite(s): THR 113.

THR 228  Acting I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Basic principles of acting theory. Studio work emphasizing warm-up techniques, improvisations, monologue and scene work. Two hours lecture, two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 100; Acting I

THR 230  Improvisation Workshop     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: This class focuses on the techniques of comedic improvisation. Students learn how to initiate scenes, build upon their scene partners' offers, and create scenes with a solid foundation through numerous exercises and practices. Prerequisite(s): THR 113 and THR 228.

THR 240  Audition Techniques Workshop     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Focus of study on monologue training for professional auditioning and the development of advanced cold reading skills. Prerequisite(s): THR 113 and THR 228.

THR 275  Script Analysis     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall (even-numbered years).

Course Description: A critical study of script formats: mastery of character and scene development used in works of dramatic literature and the practical application of this research to create a more dynamic and interesting character on stage. Prerequisite(s): THR 113 and ENG 104.

CORE 42: MOTR PERF 103SA; Script Analysis

APPLICATIONS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

ACT 102  Introduction to Web Page Development     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. Students learn how to critically evaluate website quality, create and maintain quality web pages, investigate web design standards, and create and manipulate images. The course progresses through web design tools HTML, XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and concludes with PHP. Each student will develop a fictitious organization website.

ACT 211  Internet Scripting     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course covers basic internet scripting technologies such as PHP, JavaScript, and ASP. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in ACT 102 and CSC 184.

BIOLOGY

BIO 101  Principles of Biology     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introductory course on the principles of living phenomena intended for students not major in biology. Meets General Studies Category 2, Line 1 requirement. Three hours lecture, two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR BIOL 100L; Essentials in Biology with Lab

BIO 105  Principles of Organismal Biology     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Examines basic concepts and principles of evolutionary biology, behavior, ecology, physiology and morphology at the organismal level. Three hours lecture, three hours lab per week. LAS Writing. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 22 or higher or a score of 70 or higher on the MWSU Math Placement Exam or the equivalent, ACT English score of 18 or higher or the equivalent, and ACT reading score of 18 or higher or the equivalent.

CORE 42: MOTR BIOL 150LOR; Biology w/Lab

BIO 106  Principles of Cell Biology     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: This introductory biology course examines the structure and function of animal and plant cells, interactions between cells, intra- and intercellular signaling mechanisms and basic cellular biochemistry. Within the above context, students are also introduced to basic concepts of molecular biology and development. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. LAS Writing. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 22 or higher or a score of 70 or higher on the MWSU Math Placement Exam or the equivalent, ACT English score of 18 or higher or the equivalent, and ACT reading score of 18 or higher or the equivalent.

CORE 42: MOTR BIOL 150LCB; Biology with Lab

BIO 116  Naturalist Training     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: This course emphasizes the interpretation of major Missouri habitats, plants and animals. The history and philosophy of nature interpretation and its importance to conservation education is covered. The course is designed for students who wish to serve as official volunteers for the Department of Conservation during their college career and beyond. Course grades assigned on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 or BIO 105 recommended.

BIO 205  Genetics     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Explore and study classical, molecular, and evolutionary genetics. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 106 and CHE 111 with a grade of C or higher.

BIO 209  Introduction to Wildlife Conservation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: This course surveys the historic and modern development of conservation biology. How the principles of conservation are applied to the management, restoration, and preservation of wildlife natural resources is emphasized. Prerequisite(s): BIO 105 with a grade of C or higher. BIO 225 recommended.

CHEMISTRY

CHE 101  Introductory Chemistry     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Chemistry for liberal arts and sciences students; meets the minimum physical science requirement. Three hours lecture, two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR CHEM 100L; Essentials in Chemistry with Lab

CHE 104  Fundamentals of Chemistry     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A survey of chemistry with special emphasis on solution and biochemistry; for students majoring in scientific and technological fields such as nursing. Four hours lecture, two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR CHEM 100L; Essentials in Chemistry with Lab

CHE 111  General Chemistry I     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Basic concepts of chemistry: atomic theory and periodic system, chemical calculations, oxidation-reduction, states of matter, theory of chemical bonding, atomic structures. Four hours lecture, three hours lab. Prerequisite(s): Mat ACT of 22 or higher or a score of 70 or higher on the MWSU Math Placement Exam or the equivalent.

CORE 42: MOTR CHEM 150L; Chemistry with Lab

CHE 120  General Chemistry II with Qualitative Analysis     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Continuation of CHE 111. Thermochemistry, equilibrium, electrochemistry, radiochemistry, coordination chemistry, and a survey of the main group elements and their compounds. Laboratory includes the topics above along with the separation and identification of some of the more common anions and cations by qualitative analysis. Four hours lecture, three hours laboratory. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in CHE 111 and a grade of C or higher in MAT 116, or a Math score ACT of 25 or higher, or the equivalent.

CHE 167  Chemical Applications of Calculus     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Applications of differentiation, integration, and logarithmic and exponential functions to chemical processes. The initial focus will be in chemical dynamics and more specifically on chemical kinetics. Applications using maxima, minima and inflections will be used for equilibrium systems. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in MAT 167.

CHE 283  Introduction to Research Methods in Chemistry     Credits: 1-3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Introduction to basic research in chemistry. Individual and team projects involving methods for solving chemistry-related research problems. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): High school chemistry, freshman or sophomore standing, and departmental approval.

CHINESE

CHI 100  Elementary Chinese I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Beginning study of Chinese language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 105; Foreign Language I

CHI 101  Elementary Chinese II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Continued study of Chinese language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced language courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in CHI 100.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 106; Foreign Language II

CHI 200  Intermediate Chinese I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, compare, contrast, and describe; develop reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the Chinese-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced language courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in CHI 101.

CHI 201  Intermediate Chinese II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students further develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study in greater depth linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, narrate, compare, contrast, and describe; build reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the Chinese-speaking world. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in CHI 200.

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

COM 104  Oral Communication     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Principles of speech as applied in meaningful participation in society.

CORE 42: MOTR COMM 110; Fundamentals of Public Speaking

COM 104  Oral Communication     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Principles of speech as applied in meaningful participation in society.

CORE 42: MOTR COMM 110; Fundamentals of Public Speaking

COM 205  Introduction to Mass Media     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Exploration of the history and development of the mass media in the United States and mass communication theory. Also includes discussion of issues currently affecting the media, including newspapers, film, radio, and television as well as advertising and public relations. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in COM 104.

COM 210  Presentational Communication     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Theory and practice of constructing public presentations including: media use, organization, delivery, means of appeal, and analysis of audience and setting. LAS Ethics. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in COM 104.

COM 215  Introduction to Strategic Communication     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This introductory course examines the practice of public relations, how public relations operates in organizations, its impact on publics and its functions in society including theory and models, social media usage, current trends, and ethical professional standards. LAS Writing; LAS Ethics. Prerequisite(s): COM 104.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

CSC 184  Computing Concepts I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to problem solving utilizing the Java programming language. Topics include algorithm and program development, syntax of java in input/output, assignment operations, program control structures, character data manipulation, functions, and single dimension arrays. LAS Computer Literacy. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in either ACT 102 or EGT 102, or an ACT math score of 22 or higher or the equivalent.

CSC 201  Microcomputer Applications     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Applications of productivity software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint for careers, school, and home. Impact of technology on society by computer information systems, networks, e-commerce, and the Internet is included. Previous computer experience recommended.

CSC 208  Discrete Structures I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course is a study of mathematical reasoning including the nature and methods of proof, relations and functions, combinatorics and graph theory, Boolean algebra, and applications of these topics. Attention will be given to the direct applications to computer science. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment in both CSC 254 and MAT 166 or MAT 167.

ECONOMICS

ECO 101  Current Issues in the Economy     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Introductory course covering current economic events and economic problems facing society. Topics include health care, the environment, crime and poverty, globalization, and recession and growth in the national economy. As the economic aspects of these issues are explored, the student is introduced to the methods used by economists to analyze problems and to develop possible solutions.

CORE 42: MOTR ECON 100; Introduction to Economics

ECO 260  Principles of Macroeconomics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Introduction to basic principles of economics with emphasis on the analysis of unemployment, GDP, inflation, and public debt; discusses fiscal and monetary theories and public policies.

CORE 42: MOTR ECON 101; Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECO 261  Principles of Microeconomics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Introduction to economic fundamentals with emphasis on supply and demand analysis, factor markets, different market structures, international economics, and various economic problems.

CORE 42: MOTR ECON 101; Introduction to Microeconomics

ENGLISH

ENG 100  Introduction to College Writing     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Instruction in reading and writing; open to any student, but mandatory for those students who have not passed the Writing Placement Examination (WPE) and who have not achieved a score of 18 or higher on the ACT English subtest. Does not fulfill the English composition requirement for baccalaureate and associate degrees. (See class schedule for information about the WPE.)

ENG 104  College Writing and Rhetoric     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Instruction in reading and writing; emphasizes expository prose. Fulfills first half of the general studies requirement in English composition. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in RDG 095, or an ACT Reading score of 18 or higher, or a passing score on the Accuplacer test. A grade of C or higher in ENG 100, or an ACT English score of 18 or higher, or a passing score on the Writing Placement Examination. (See class schedule for information about placement exams)

CORE 42: MOTR ENGL 100; Composition I

ENG 108  College Writing and Research     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Instruction in college-level research and rhetoric: continued practice in college-level writing. Fulfills second half of the General Studies requirement in English composition. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in ENG 104.

CORE 42: MOTR ENGL 200; Composition II

ENG 112  Honors Composition and Rhetoric     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: An enriched course on rhetoric, argument, and academic research open to students who achieve superior scores on the Writing Placement Examination (WPE) administered by the Department of English and Modern Languages, or who score 26 or higher on the ACT English subtest. This course fulfills the English composition requirement for basic skills in general studies for four-year degree programs. (See class schedule for information about the WPE.).

CORE 42: MOTR ENGL 200; Composition II

ENG 210  Approaches to Literature     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: A General Studies course emphasizing ways of reading and writing about multiple genres of literature. Various thematic approaches may be offered. Course may not be repeated for credit.

CORE 42: MOTR LITR 100; Introduction to Literature

ENG 220  Introduction to Reading Texts     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A General Studies course designed primarily for English majors emphasizing ways of reading and writing about literary texts.

FRENCH

FRE 100  Elementary French I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Beginning study of French language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities, using primarily the present tense. Students whose high school transcripts show three or more years of French (with a grade of C or higher, and within three years of the semester in question) should attempt the placement exam because they will receive audit credit only should they enroll in this course.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 101; French I

FRE 101  Elementary French II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Continued study of French language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in FRE 100.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 102; French II

FRE 200  Intermediate French I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, compare, contrast, and describe; develop reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the French-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in FRE 101 or departmental approval.

FRE 201  Intermediate French II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students further develop oral and written skills needed for practical daily-life situations; study in greater depth linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, narrate in three tenses, compare and contrast, describe; build reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the French-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in FRE 200 or departmental approval.

GEOGRAPHY

GEO 100  World Geography     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A systematic and regional analysis of the world's diverse cultural realms emphasizing the five themes of geography (location, place, interaction of people and the physical environment, movement, and region).

CORE 42: MOTR GEOG 101; World Regional Geography

GEO 160  Physical Geography     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Analysis of Earth's physical systems, Earth-Sun relationships, weather and climate, soils and landforms, fluvial processes, global vegetation, exercises involving data collection, aerial photography and map interpretation, and data analysis. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR GEOG 100L; Physical Geography with Lab

GEO 210  Geography of the United States and Canada     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A systematic and regional analysis of the contemporary physical, cultural, and economic geography of the United States and Canada. Examination of environmental influences on people and the ways people change the environment as evidenced in agriculture, religion, industry, and urban areas. LAS Computer Literacy.

GERMAN

GER 100  Elementary German I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Beginning study of German language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities, using primarily the present tense. Students whose high school transcripts show three or more years of German (with a grade of C or higher, and within three years of the semester in question) should attempt the placement exam because they will receive audit credit only should they enroll in this course.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 105; Foreign Language I

GER 101  Elementary German II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Continued study of German language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in GER 100.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 106; Foreign Language II

GER 151  German Culture and Civilization     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: An English-language course designed to reflect the importance of German culture and society to European and world intellectual development. Primary emphasis will be given to German artistic and social progress, and the extent to which it has influenced the direction of the German nation as well as other countries. Topics will vary by semester and shall represent significant intervals in German societal development (e.g. The origins of German Culture and Thought; German Culture and Civilization from the Reformation to Unification; Modern Civilization and the German Nation State(s)). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours (with departmental approval).

GER 182  German Literature in Translation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: An English-language course designed to reflect the contributions of German writers to the European and world literary canon. Focus will be given to important German authors and their masterworks, relative to the literary genres within which these works are classified. May be repeated for credit (with departmental approval).

GER 200  Intermediate German I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, compare, contrast, and describe; develop reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the German-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in GER 101.

GER 201  Intermediate German II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students further develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study in greater depth linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, narrate in three tenses, compare and contrast, describe; build reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the German-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in GER 200.

GER 211  German for the Professional     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A pragmatic approach to the continued development of the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking in German, as well as concentrating on increased awareness of German customs and culture. This course is recommended for students pursuing a business major, as well as those who want to acquire more confidence in practical use of German. Prerequisite(s): GER 200.

HISTORY

HIS 120  Modern World History     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A survey of the political, social, and economic history of the world (Europe, Africa, Middle East, India, Far East, and Latin America) from 1815 to the present.

CORE 42: MOTR HIST 202; World History II

HIS 140  American History to 1865     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The discovery of America to the end of the Civil War; colonial America, the Revolution, national development, sectionalism, and the Civil War.

CORE 42: MOTR HIST 101; American History I

HIS 150  American History since 1865     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Continuation of HIS 140. Reconstruction, industrialization, urbanization, emergence as a world power, progressivism, World War I, the New Deal, World War II, and postwar America.

CORE 42: MOTR HIST 102; American History II

HIS 200  Ancient and Medieval Civilization     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The western world from antiquity to the fifteenth century; the emergence of civilization in the Nile and Tigris-Euphrates valleys; the political, social, economic, and intellectual contributions of Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe.

CORE 42: MOTR WCIV 101; Western Civilization I

HIS 210  Early Modern Civilization     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The western world from 1500 to 1815; national states, the geographical revolution, the founding of European oversee empires, the Reformation, the emergence of constitutional governments, the Scientific Revolution, and the American French Revolutions.

CORE 42: MOTR WCIV 102; Western Civilization II

HIS 220  History of Missouri     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Missouri under French and Spanish rule; the American acquisition; the role of the state in the slavery crisis and in the settlement of the West; the state's contributions to politics, art, literature, education, industry, and transportation.

HIS 230  Modern Europe: 1789 to the Present     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The French Revolution and Napoleonic periods; reaction, nationalism, and revolution; rise of socialism; imperialism; World War I; the Russian Revolutions and Soviet communism; the rise of fascism; Hitler, Stalin, and World War II; the Holocaust; the postwar bi-polar world order; the bloc system.

CORE 42: MOTR WCIV 102; Western Civilization II

HUMANITIES

HUM 203  Humanities: Ancient and Medieval     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The social and intellectual history of humanity as reflected by literature, art, music, drama and discourse from the classical period to the Renaissance.

CORE 42: MOTR WCIV 101; Western Civilization I

HUM 204  Humanities: Middle Ages to the French Revolution     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The social and intellectual history of humanity as reflected by literature, art, music, drama and discourse from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution.

CORE 42: WCIV 102; Western Civilization II

HUM 205  Humanities: American Revolution to the Present     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The social and intellectual history of humanity as reflected by literature, art, music, drama and discourse from the American Revolution to the present.

CORE 42: WCIV 102; Western Civilization II

JOURNALISM

JOU 104  Introduction to Digital Photography     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course introduces the student to composing, shooting and editing photographs. Students will learn basic manipulation of images using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, including preparation of images for both print and online uses. Students should have a digital camera with the ability to control the exposure, shutter speed and ISO.

JOU 202  Reporting for the Media     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Introduction to writing for print, broadcast and web media. Students will gain hands-on training in writing leads and short-and medium-length articles and learn how these articles are packaged with other media elements in newspapers and convergent media websites. Prerequisite(s): ENG 104 and ENG 108.

JOU 204  Introduction to Broadcast Journalism and Production     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to the principles of writing, producing and creating broadcast journalism packages for the web and broadcast. Students learn the basics of broadcast production as well as interviewing techniques and shooting and editing digital media. Prerequisite(s): JOU 104 or concurrent enrollment.

MATHEMATICS

MAT 083  Foundations for University Mathematics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The study of fundamental arithmetic and algebraic concepts prerequisite to university level mathematics.

MAT 110  Contemporary Problem Solving     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Mathematics for solving selected real-world problems using elementary graph theory, data analysis, techniques of decision making, and the mathematics of finance. Same as MAT 110E. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH 120; Mathematical Reasoning and Modeling

MAT 110E  Contemporary Problem Solving     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Mathematics for solving selected real-world problems using elementary graph theory, data analysis, techniques of decision making, and the mathematics of finance. Same as MAT 110. Three hours lecture, two hours lab. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 18 or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH 120; Mathematical Reasoning and Modeling

MAT 111  Introductory Statistics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A general introduction to statistics for students whose academic interests involve the analysis and interpretation of data. Emphasis is placed on the development of statistical thinking and the use of technology. Topics include graphical and numerical methods for summarizing univariate and bivariate data, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, linear regression, characteristics of good study designs, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Same as MAT 111E. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH 110; Statistical Reasoning

MAT 112  Finite Mathematics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Linear and quadratic equations, graphs, and functions including exponential and logarithmic functions; mathematics of finance, annuities, sinking funds and mortgages; linear programming; counting methods, probability, expectation; descriptive statistics. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 165 or MAT 167. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a grade of C or higher in MAT 110E or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH 120; Mathematical Reasoning and Modeling

MAT 116  College Algebra     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Linear, quadratic, and miscellaneous equations and inequalities; relations and functions including polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; graphing; systems of equations; and matrices. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 165 or MAT 167. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a grade of C or higher in MAT 110E or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH 130; Pre-Calculus Algebra

MAT 119  Trigonometry     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, solution of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 165 or MAT 167. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 22 or higher or the equivalent.

MAT 147  Applied Calculus     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: An applied course in techniques of differentiation and integration; applications primarily from the technological fields; analytic geometry, functions, differential and integral calculus. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 25 or higher or a grade of C or higher in MAT 116.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH OTHER; Mathematical Sciences

MAT 165  Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Differentiation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Includes the study of limits and continuity of real functions, the derivative of algebraic and trigonometric functions, and applications of the derivative. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 167. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 25 or higher, or a grade of C or higher in MAT 116 and a grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment in MAT 119.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH OTHER; Mathematical Sciences

MAT 166  Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Integration     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Includes the study of the integral, and the derivative and integral of exponential logarithmic, and other transcendental functions. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 167. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in MAT 165.

MAT 167  Calculus with Analytic Geometry I     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The first of three sequenced courses in calculus. Includes the study of limits and continuity of real functions, the derivative and its applications, the integral, and the integration and differentiation of trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 166. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 25 or higher or a grade of C or higher in MAT 116 and MAT 119.

CORE 42: MOTR MATH OTHER; Mathematical Sciences

MAT 177  Calculus with Analytic Geometry II     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The second of three sequenced courses in calculus. Includes the study of applications of integration, integration techniques, L'Hopital's Rule, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, plane curves, parametric equations, and polar coordinates. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in MAT 166 or MAT 167.

MAT 201  Combinatorics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring (odd-numbered years).

Course Description: A study of the basic techniques for counting finite discrete structures subject to given constraints. Combinatorial problems from various areas of mathematics will be explored. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in MAT 147, MAT 166, or MAT 167.

PHILOSOPHY

PHL 210  Introduction to Philosophy     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Survey of the origins and development of philosophical thought focusing on texts selected from the classical, medieval, modern and contemporary periods.

CORE 42: MOTR PHIL 100; Introduction to Philosophy

PHL 219  Reasoning and Argumentation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Introduction to the skills necessary to construct and evaluate deductive and inductive arguments for use in a variety of disciplines, professions and everyday life. Topics include identifying valid forms of arguments, formal and informal methods of evaluation and the use of these skills when reading and writing. Prerequisite(s): ENG 104.

CORE 42: MOTR PHIL 101; Introduction to Logic

PHL 220  Symbolic Logic     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Introduction to a symbolic language for representing the structure of valid arguments. Introduces formal rules for demonstrating the validity of arguments. Covers natural deduction for sentential and predicate calculus. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 20 or higher or the equivalent.

CORE 42: MOTR PHIL 101; Introduction to Logic

PHL 230  Ethics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: An introduction to ethical theory focusing on the major traditions of Western philosophical ethics and their practical application to contemporary moral issues.

CORE 42: MOTR PHIL 102; Introduction to Ethics

PHYSICS

PHY 101  Physics for the Liberal Arts     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: A comprehensive, descriptive study of the scientific principles of the physical world, including the history of science, motion, energy, cosmology, geophysics, etc. Designed to provide students without significant previous coursework in the physical sciences with a solid introduction to the terminology and concepts required for further study. Three hours lecture, two hours lab. Not open to the student with credit in PHY 107, PHY 110, or PHY 210.

CORE 42: MOTR PHYS 100L; Essentials in Physics with Lab

PHY 104  Introduction to Astronomy     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Basic course in astronomy, mostly descriptive in nature; solar system, stellar astronomy, structure of galaxy and universe. Three hours lecture and two hours lab.

CORE 42: MOTR ASTR 100L; Astronomy with Lab

PHY 107  Introduction to Physics     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: A comprehensive, quantitative study of the concepts and laws of physics. Designed for students majoring in fields other than the physical sciences, mathematics, or engineering. Topics include motion, gravity, electromagnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, optics, and relativity. Three hours of lecture, two hours lab. Not open to the student with credit in PHY 110 or PHY 210. Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 20 or higher or the equivalent.

CORE 42: MOTR PHYS 110L; Essentials in Physical Sciences with Lab

PHY 110  College Physics I     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Classical treatment of mechanics, energy, waves, and heat. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Not open to students with credit in PHY 210. Prerequisite(s): MAT 116.

CORE 42: MOTR PHYS 150L; Physics I with Lab

PHY 111  College Physics II     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Electricity, magnetism, optics, relativity, atomic physics and nuclear physics. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Not open to students with credit in PHY 211. Prerequisite(s): PHY 110 or PHY 210.

PHY 210  University Physics I     Credits: 5

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: This course is a comprehensive study of mechanics, relativity, oscillations, waves, and thermodynamics involving simulations, applications, and experimentation. Course assignments require the student to have a thorough knowledge of college algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Three hours lecture, two hours computer aided instruction lab, two hours experimentation lab. Prerequisite(s): MAT 166 or MAT 167.

CORE 42: MOTR PHYS 200L; Advanced Physics I with Lab

POLITICAL SCIENCE

PSC 101  American National Government     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: The American constitutional system, including Congress, the presidency, and the courts; and public issues.

CORE 42: MOTR POSC 101; American Government

PSC 110  American State and Local Government     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Colonial and revolutionary origins of state government; state constitutions; referendum, initiative, and recall procedures; state legislatures; governors; state courts; county and municipal governments. Prerequisite(s): PSC 101.

PSC 111  Understanding the Missouri Constitution     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: This course provides students with an overview of the Missouri Constitution. Includes a discussion of federalism, the historical development, key constitutional structures and the Missouri Bill of Rights. The course is open to transfer students needing to complete the state mandated graduation requirement for knowledge of the Missouri Constitution.

PSC 200  International Politics     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: The nature of politics at the international level; the national state system and state capabilities; foreign policy objectives, formulation, and execution; international organizations and alignments; contemporary world tensions. LAS International/Intercultural. Prerequisite(s): PSC 101.

CORE 42: MOTR POSC 201; International Relations

PSC 210  Comparative Political Systems     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Structural-functional analysis of major European political systems; comparison and contrast among such systems and with others of contemporary significance. Prerequisite(s): PSC 101.

CORE 42: MOTR POSC 202; Introduction to Comparative Politics

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 101  General Psychology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: General information about psychology in everyday life, designed to correct misconceptions and to give the student a better understanding of self and others.

CORE 42: MOTR PSYC 100; General Psychology

PSY 200  Intermediate Psychology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to scientific psychology with emphasis on methodology and critical thinking about psychological ideas. Prerequisite(s): PSY 101 with a grade of C or higher, cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, and credit or concurrent enrollment in ENG 104 or ENG 112.

PSY 240  Life-Span Developmental Psychology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: The cognitive, personality, emotional, social, and physical changes that occur from conception through old age. This course is intended primarily for majors in fields which require a developmental psychology overview of the life span. Credit for this course is not applicable toward a psychology major. Prerequisite(s): PSY 101.

CORE 42: MOTR PSYC 200; Life Span Human Development

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 110  Introduction to Sociology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: An introduction to the discipline of sociology; basic sociological concepts and theories; a survey of the major topics such as culture, society, social interaction, groups, crime, race/ethnicity, class, gender, the family, education, religion, medicine, economy, politics. Cross-cultural comparisons.

CORE 42: MOTR SOCI 101; General Sociology

SOC 120  General Anthropology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: The bio-cultural evolution of the human species, with emphasis on culture as adaptation for survival; comparison of human non-literate societies, stressing cultural variability, cultural relativity, and similarities between cultures.

CORE 42: MOTR ANTH 101; General Anthropology

SOC 200  Introduction to Archaeology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: The language, methodology, theoretical frameworks and history of the field of archaeology, with special emphasis on excavations and their contribution to knowledge of past civilization.

SOC 230  Social Problems     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: An analysis of contemporary American social problems, such as poverty, social inequality, crime and law enforcement, health and health care, population and the environment, problems in the family, education, politics and the economy. Global comparisons. Prerequisite(s): SOC 110.

CORE 42: MOTR SOCI 201; Social Problems

SPANISH

SPA 100  Elementary Spanish I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Beginning study of Spanish language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities, using primarily the present tense. Students whose high school transcripts show three or more years of Spanish (with a grade of C or higher, and within three years of the semester in question) should attempt the placement exam because they will receive audit credit only should they enroll in this course.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 103; Spanish I

SPA 101  Elementary Spanish II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Continued study of Spanish language and culture, including speaking, listening, reading and writing. Focus on topics of personal interest and activities. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in SPA 100.

CORE 42: MOTR LANG 104; Spanish II

SPA 110  Accelerated Beginning Spanish     Credits: 6

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Covers the material of SPA 100 and SPA 101 in one accelerated semester. Intended for students who know some Spanish (i.e. two to three semesters in high school) but do not have skills adequate for 200-level courses. Equivalent to SPA 100 and SPA 101 when both courses are taken. Not open to any student who has credit for SPA 100. Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval.

SPA 116  Elementary Spanish Review and Conversation     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Review, conversation, and continuation of SPA 101, intended for students who cannot continue their Spanish study until the fall semester. Prerequisite(s): SPA 101.

SPA 200  Intermediate Spanish I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, compare, contrast, and describe; develop reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the Spanish-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in SPA 101.

SPA 201  Intermediate Spanish II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Through classroom interaction, students further develop oral and written skills needed for practical and daily-life situations; study in greater depth linguistic structures and functions needed to ask questions, narrate in three tenses, compare and contrast, describe; build reading skills and expand vocabulary; and increase cultural awareness of the Spanish-speaking world. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in order to continue in sequenced languages courses. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in SPA 200 or departmental approval.

SPA 211  Spanish for the Professional     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: A pragmatic approach to the continued development of the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking in Spanish, as well as concentrating on increased awareness of Spanish customs and culture. The topic will vary with each offering, including the following settings: business, health care, legal, social services, tourism. Will fulfill major requirement only with departmental approval. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): SPA 200 or equivalent.

ALLIED HEALTH

ALH 106  Medical Terminology     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Medical terms with reference to human anatomy and disease processes for the paramedical professions.

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

CET 105  Construction Materials     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Introductory study of materials used in the construction industry. Materials are studied with regard to properties of their substances and utilization in construction.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

LAW 100  Introduction to Criminal Justice     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: A survey of the philosophical and historical background of the criminal justice system as it relates to the individual; reviews the principles underlying social organization control devices with an emphasis upon such legal systems as the criminal courts, corrections, and law enforcement; designed to provide general knowledge about the concept and causes of crime, the varying goals and objectives of the criminal justice system, and an assessment of specific role performance of various members of the criminal justice system including major aspects of civil process.

CORE 42: MOTR CRJS 101; Introduction to Criminal Justice

LAW 110  Introduction to Juvenile Justice     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Studies the delinquent juvenile as an individual and the impact on society; investigates delinquency, causation, the role of the law enforcement officer, the juvenile officer, the juvenile court, and juvenile corrections.

LAW 130  Introduction to Policing     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Examines issues critical to the policing of today's society. Although the primary focus will be on problems faced by street officers, the philosophical concepts will be of concern to anyone in the criminal justice system.

EDUCATION

EDU 202  Introduction to Education     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Basic introduction to professional education; an on-campus exploratory course to aid participants in deciding whether or not to become teachers. The course also provides the basic information and attitude development necessary for successful teaching. A focused introduction will be provided in the appropriate instruction of English Language Learners. Students in this course are required to take the Missouri Educator Profile (MEP). This course must be taken concurrently with EDU 203. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in either ENG 104 and ENG 108, or ENG 112.

EDU 203  Participation in Teaching I     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Laboratory course taken concurrently with EDU 202. During this off-campus experience, the participant serves as a teacher assistant. This exploratory course provides concrete exposure to teaching, students, and the school. Graded pass/fail. To be taken concurrently with EDU 202.

EDU 225  Educational Psychology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Principles of general psychology applied to the total educational process. Special emphasis is given to learning theories, student motivation, and individual differences. The course also includes a strong emphasis on assessment, student data, and data-based decision-making and cultural diversity. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in EDU 202 and EDU 203.

EDU 315  Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: This course is a survey of issues related to the identification and teaching of exceptional students. All state federally defined categories of disability will be addressed by definition, etiology, prevalence, school law, civil rights law and curriculum and teaching issues. Topics will include curriculum and instruction modifications and adaptations as well as behavior management and discipline. Prerequisite(s): EDU 202 and EDU 203; declared minors in Childhood Studies are exempt from EDU 202 and EDU 203 as prerequisites.

EDU 370  Behavior Management     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Designed to provide classroom management skills for teaching both large groups and small classes of exceptional students. The course will focus on theories of applied behavioral analysis and its application for effective teaching. Behavior modification, cognitive behavior management, self-management, and social skills training will be included. Prerequisite(s): EDU 202 and EDU 203.

ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

EET 100  Electrical Circuits I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Studies of DC circuits and electrical components, including conductors, insulators, resistors, inductors, capacitors, switches, voltage and current sources. Fundamentals of AC circuits, motors and generators, three-phase industrial power, power generation, distribution, transmission, and transformers. Includes laboratory sessions to demonstrate and reinforce understanding of these topics. Two hours lecture, three hours lab.

EET 200  Electrical Circuits II     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Analysis of series and parallel DC networks by various methods including mesh and nodal analyses, network theorems; Thevenin's, Norton's and Superposition analyses of AC series and parallel networks (RL, RC & RLC circuits), j operators, phasors, reactances, phase relationships, power, network theorems, sinusoidal AC voltages, currents, impedances and admittances (RL, RC & RLC), resonance, frequency response, polyphase systems, transformers and circuit analysis applications using PSpice computer simulation program. Laboratory exercises using AC sources, dual-trace oscilloscope, frequency generator, spectrum analyzer, and circuit prototyping reinforce the lecture concepts. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Prerequisite(s): EET 100 and credit or concurrent enrollment in MAT 119.

EET 202  Digital Logic     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Studies of number systems, logic gates, combinational logic using Small scale (SSI) and Medium scale (MSI) integrated circuits such as TTL, CMOS and ECL, Boolean algebra, mapping, flip-flops, counters, timers, adders, comparators, decoders, encoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers, arithmetic logic units (ALU's), programmable logic devices (PLD's) and input-output devices. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Prerequisite(s): EET 100.

EET 206  Introduction to Microcomputers     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: A study of microcomputer and microprocessor architectures, ALU's, memory devices, interfacing, communications, and software programming applications using assembly language and high-level programming language such as C/C++. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Prerequisite(s): EGT 102 or CSC 184 and EET 202.

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

EGT 102  Programming for Engineering Technology     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Fundamental concepts about computers and approaches to computer programming including top-down design, selection control structures (if else, switch statements), repetition control structures (while, for, and do while loops), simple data types, arrays, strings, etc. Study of selected computer programming language.

EGT 103  Electronics Engineering Technology Fundamentals     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to electronics engineering technology concepts, OSHA safety, ethics, and career potentials. Study of teamwork, diversity and globalization, quality, timeliness, continuous improvement and lifelong learning.

EGT 105  Introduction to Architecture     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: This course introduces to the student and understanding and appreciation of architecture and human built environment through a broad examination of cultural and aesthetic paradigms. The student will be informed of the historic legacy and value of architecture; how it impacts society today and daily lives. Three hours lecture.

EGT 205  Computer-Aided Drafting I     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Techniques in drafting with computer applications. Students will use a CAD software to produce mechanical, electrical and/or architectural drawings and will explore other software with their applications. The emphasis is on orthographic projections, sections, auxiliary views, dimensioning, component libraries and the applications of drafting using descriptive geometry. Two hours lecture, three hours lab.

EGT 215  Computer-Aided Drafting II     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Advanced techniques in drafting with computer applications. Students expand their drafting skills by creating computer generated multi-detailed drawings using 3-D techniques. Architectural, structural, mechanical, and/or electrical applications will be discussed with emphasis in detailing, tolerances, and symbol libraries. Importing/exporting of files, customizing the CAD software, and productivity techniques will be used. Principles of drawing for residential structures using various construction materials and methods will be included. Two hours lecture, three hours lab. Prerequisite(s): EGT 205.

LEGAL ASSISTANT

LAT 101  Introduction to Law     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Examines: the American legal system; the nature and functions of civil law; the function and structure of the state and federal court system and administrative agencies. The course also presents an overview of the trial of a civil lawsuit and a survey of the major areas of civil law.

LAT 115  Paralegal Studies     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Examines the role of the legal assistant in the practice of law. The course will identify paralegal functions, types of employment for paralegals, the structure of a law office and law office systems. The course will examine issues regarding paralegal education, licensing of paralegals, paralegal professional ethics, and the unauthorized practice of law. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in LAT 101.

MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

MET 100  Electrical Circuits for Manufacturing     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall.

Course Description: Studies fundamentals of electricity, solution of DC and AC circuits, motors and generators, three-phase industrial power, power generation, distribution, transmission, and transformers. Includes laboratory sessions to demonstrate and reinforce understanding of these topics. Two hours lecture, three hours lab.

MET 101  Electronic Instrumentation for Manufacturing     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Studies electronic devices used in manufacturing and control equipment, such as diodes, transistors, SCR's, triacs, and integrated circuits. Also studies electronic circuits including power supplies, amplifiers, oscillators, digital electronics, basic principles of electronic communications, and electronic control circuits. Prerequisite(s): MET 100.

MET 111  Manufacturing Processes     Credits: 2

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Introduction to manufacturing engineering. OSHA safety regulations, GMP, quality control, SPC, Lean manufacturing and Six-sigma.

NURSING

UNV 101  The University Experience     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Transitioning into the University, both academically and personally, requires a wide variety of skills. This course aims to foster a sense of belonging, promote engagement in the life of the university, articulate expectations of the University and its faculty, help students develop and apply skills critical to their success including communication, information literacy, strategic learning, and career skills all in the context of the student's career focus area.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PED 100  Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Departmental Discretion.

Course Description: Introduction to fields of study in Health and Exercise, Physical Education and Recreation Sport Management. Basic information about the different possible career opportunities as well as professional organization affiliations.

PED 101  Fitness and Wellness     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Develops knowledge and skill in obtaining optimal health fitness through nutrition, stress management, cardiorespiratory endurance, recognition of risk factors for heart disease, and musculoskeletal development. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Students must enroll in the lecture and one of the following seven PED 101 labs: 1) Aquatic Conditioning - Designed to instruct students in a variety of aquatic exercises to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. Swimming skills not needed. 2) General Physical Conditioning - Designed to instruct students in a variety of physical exercise activities to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. 3) Fitness Swimming - Designed to instruct students in a swimming program to develop overall muscular strength and muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Must be at Intermediate swimming level and higher. 4) Jogging - Designed to instruct students in a jogging program to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. 5) Rhythmic Aerobics - Designed to instruct students in a variety of choreographed exercise routines to music to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. 6) Strength Training - Designed to instruct students in weight resistant activities to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. 7) Walking for Fitness and Weight Control - Designed to instruct students in a walking exercise program to develop overall muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

PTA 100  Introduction to Physical Therapy     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall Summer.

Course Description: Introduction to physical therapy and to the role of the physical therapist assistant, including function of the PTA and of the health care team, history of medical care and physical therapy, legal and ethical standards, cultural sensitive care and communication.

SOCIAL WORK

SWK 250  Introduction to Social Work     Credits: 4

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Overview of professional social work practice including its history, philosophy, ethics, values, methods, and fields of practice. Forty hours of volunteer experience in an area human service agency required.

LEGEND

OC  –  On MWSU Campus

HS  –  High School

OL  –  Online

CTC  –  Career and Technical Centers

CLB  –  Collaborative: blended format course, team taught by the University instructor of record and the approved high school teacher. The high school teacher is not required to have a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline.