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  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Mathematics
  4. Social Science
  5. Humanities

COMM/110 - Introduction to Oral Communication

This course will provide students with the basic concepts of oral presentations. Students will be able to develop and deliver effective individual and group presentations in classroom and professional settings. The course is also designed to provide a maximum opportunity for practice and evaluation of presentation techniques.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course develops the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills that are essential for academic and life success.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course extends practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking. Emphasis is given to developing an effective writing process that takes into account audience and rhetorical purpose.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course is designed to have students demonstrate the ability to use fundamental concepts of geometry including definitions, tools of geometry, and to recognize geometry as an axiomatic system.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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Students apply advanced quantitative reasoning skills to solve real world problems. This course emphasizes modeling skills, statistical methods, and probability to create, analyze, and communicate solutions.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This applications-driven course prepares students to critically analyze and solve problems using quantitative reasoning. Students approach real world scenarios using numerous reasoning skills and mathematical literacy to draw conclusions.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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Students collect, analyze, and interpret data as they examine the role of statistical analysis and statistical terminology. Students also apply appropriate statistical techniques and analytical reasoning in real-world problems to communicate logical arguments and models. The course topics includes probability, statistics, and quantitative reasoning.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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Students apply elementary probability theory, descriptive and inferential statistics, and reasoning to real-world situations. The course embeds foundational skill into topics including probability, statistics, and reasoning.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course introduces algebraic concepts providing a solid foundation for college algebra. Topics range from properties of real numbers, the order of operations, and algebraic expressions to solving equations and inequalities. Additional topics include polynomials, factoring methods, rational and radical expressions as well as graphing and functions.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course presents traditional concepts in college algebra. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, sequences, and series.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course presents traditional concepts in college algebra. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, sequences, and series.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
Total credits Course length Tuition per credit

 

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This course examines integral calculus topics. Students are presented with integration techniques for functions of one variable and more applications of definite integrals. Students explore numerical techniques of integration. Students also examine the area function, Riemann sums, and indefinite integrals, and apply these to real-life problems. The course concludes with the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

 

4 credits  7 weeks  $250*
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This course introduces students to the principles of physical geography. Students examine the processes of Earth’s physical environment as well as the human-environment interaction. Topics include plate tectonics, the rock cycle, landscape building, water resources, the relationship between the Earth and Sun, the elements of weather and climate, vegetation and soils, types and uses of maps, and human interaction with the environment.
 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and global events that have shaped the American scene from colonial times through the Civil War period.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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Tuition per credit

 

This course provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and global events affecting U.S. history from the Civil War through World War II.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course is an overview of the principal social, political, economic, and global events which have shaped the American experience since World War II. Understanding modern American history is a necessity in today's ever-changing world. This course aims to supply the tools for understanding current political, social, cultural, and economic problems in the U.S. by applying a historical perspective to analyze contemporary issues.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course introduces students to the constitutional foundations and governing institutions of the federal government. Throughout the course, students address common political themes, such as the nature and scope of governance, democracy, and patterns of political behavior.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course provides students with an introduction to the organization, administration, and functions of American state and local governments. The relationship between state and federal governments is also analyzed.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course provides an overview of basic psychological principles that underlie human behavior and reactions to everyday life. Students are provided an opportunity to apply critical- thinking skills to psychological problems and issues. The basic tenets of psychology are presented from a historical perspective, with attention to research-based behavioral science.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course overviews the foundations of psychology as the field applies to everyday life. The physical and mental aspects of psychology are traced through lifespan development with emphasis on psychological health and wellness. Further study focuses on personality; thinking, learning and memory; motivation and emotions; and gender and sexuality. Based in various historical traditions, the course is set in the context of contemporary psychological principles.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course focuses on a historical view of human development leading to the current life span approach to form an understanding of the developing individual, and it explores influences on human development, ranging from individual models to cross-cultural groups. Emphasis is given to personality, social, intellectual, and physical development, and the major theories used to describe how people change throughout their life span.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course is an introduction to the set of perspectives on human life that allows us to understand how our personal lives are affected by our place in society. It explores ways of looking at the world that allow us to understand how the events and experiences of our lives are part of group dynamics, of social institutions, and of cultural meanings. It allows us to see personal events and meanings as affected by historical forces and to see how historical events may be shaped by personal choices.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course examines traditions and developments in the visual and performing arts genres including music, dance, theater, cinema, visual arts, and architecture. Students will be introduced to the elements of each genre, along with an overview of its historical development in Western European tradition.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course offers a foundation in the visual arts, elements, styles, and critical analysis for beginning art students. Emphasis is on identifying and explaining styles of visual arts from various cultures, eras, and places. The course focuses on the interpretation of art to understand meaning, and the ability to make critical judgment based on principles of art. Students learn to communicate ideas and expression through their own creative work in a two-dimensional, three-dimensional, video, and other time-based media.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course introduces themes in literature and provides guided study and practice in reflecting on themes which describe the human experience across cultural and societal boundaries. The course includes readings from literature in different genres and cultures. Students study the literature in thematic units and are asked to make connections to their own lives and cultures.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course provides an overview of mythology and its relationship to ancient cultures and culture today. The course covers the purposes and types of myths; development of myths and mythological characters; the common elements of mythological structures; the predominant characteristics of heroes in myth; the conflicts heroes encounter, and how ancient heroes relate to heroes today.
 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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Students learn how to think critically, focusing on developing the necessary tools and skills to analyze problems, make decisions, and formulate well-supported points of view on key academic, social, and professional issues.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course offers a survey of the major historical developments, structural cosmology, symbolic interpretation, and values of the Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Shinto traditions.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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This course provides a survey of the major historical developments, structural cosmology, symbolic interpretation, and values of the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religious traditions.

 

3 credits  5 weeks  $250*
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