May 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin



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WHAT’S NEW FOR 2020-2021:

IMPORTANT NOTES:

NEW PROGRAMS:

  • CAS / Department of Anthropology - Concentration in Multidisciplinary (201E)
  • CAS / Department of Anthopology - Major in Anthropology (202A)
  • CAS / Department of Government and Justice Studies - Concentration in Public Administration / Public Management (272L)
  • CAS / Department of Government and Justice Studies - Concentration in Public Administration / Town Administrator (272M)
  • CAS / Department of Interdisciplinary Studies - Major in Interdisciplinary Studies (195A)
  • CAS / Department of Sociology - Minor in Health and Aging (155)
  • CAS  - Minor in Classical and Mediterranean Civilizations (127)
  • COB  - Minor in Business Analytics (306)
  • COB / Department of Finance, Banking, and Insurance - Minor in Finance and Banking (326)
  • COB / Department of Finance, Banking, and Insurance - Minor in Risk Management and Insurance (380)
  • COE / Department of Curriculum and Instruction - Concentration in Workforce Leadership and Development (456I)
  • COE / Department of Curriculum and Instruction - SAC in Environmental Literacy: Education for Sustainability (ELS)
  • CHS / Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders - Minor in American Sign Language (819)
  • CHS / Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management - Concentration in Nutrition and Wellness (840D)
  • FAA / Department of Art - Minor in Graphic Communications Management (597)

NEW COURSES:

ARTS AND SCIENCE

AST 3150 - Computational Astronomy
BIO 2300 - Biological Career Explorations
BIO 4110 - Conservation Genetics
C S 2435 - Introduction to Scientific Programming
C S 3435 - Data Collection and Visualization
C S 4680 - Embedded Systems
C S 4755 - Applied Machine Learning
CHE 3310 - Global Biogeochemical Cycles
CHN 4510 - Senior Honors Thesis
ENV 4501 - Senior Honors Research
GER 3510 - Junior / Senior Honors Seminar in German
GER 4510 - Senior Honors Thesis
GHY 3814 - Web Mapping and GIS
GHY 4816 - GIScience and Water Resources
GLY 3310 - Global Biogeochemical Cycles
HIS 3145 - Experiencing the Middle Ages
HIS 3580 - Introduction to Digital History
IDS 2002 - Interdisciplinary Connections: Design
IDS 2204 - Contemplative Leadership and Personal Transformation
IDS 3003 - Interdisciplinary Connections: Project
JHP 2110 - Judaism
JPN 4510 - Senior Honors Thesis
P S 2320 - Immigration and Citizenship
P S 3431 - Civil Rights Movements and American Politics
P S 4320 - War and American Politics
P S 4675 - Politics of Climate Change
REL 2110 - Judaism
SNH 2022 - Spanish for Healthcare and Social Services II
SNH 3060 - Spanish in the United States
SNH 3355 - Latin American Film
SNH 4015 - Spanish Thought Through Literature and Film
SNH 4060 - The Politics of Language in the Spanish-Speaking World
SOC 3335 - Sociology of Immigration
SOC 3510 - Honors Seminar
STT 2860 - Introduction to Data Management and Visualizations
STT 3860 - Introduction to Statistical Modeling
STT 4890 - Introduction to Modeling and Analysis in Sports
WRC 2405 - Living and Learning in Community: A Road Map to Success

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

A T 2005 - Concepts in Athletic Training
CSD 3372 - American Sign Language III
CSD 3374 - American Sign Language IV
NUT 3151 - Profession of Dietetics
NUT 3300 - Nutrition Education
P E 1746 - Couch to 5K
P E 1761 - RIPPED Fitness Training
P E 1762 - RUMBLE Fitness Training
P E 1763 - Cardiokickboxing
P E 1799 - Team Handball
P H 2300 - Communication in Public Health
P H 2400 - Professional Development in Public Health
P H 4510 - Public Health Honors Thesis

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

CIS 1060 - Business Analytics using Spreadsheet Technology
CIS 3731 - Advanced Spreadsheet Analytics
CIS 3740 - Audit Analytics
ECO 3850 - Game Theory
MKT 3225 - Digital Marketing
MKT 3235 - Social Media Marketing: Building a Strong Brand
MKT 4630 - Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud Marketing
 

COLLEGE OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS

ADM 3050 - Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Fashion and Popular Culture
ARH 3500 - Independent Study
ARH 3522 - Research Assistant
ARH 3830 - Studies in Art History
ARH 3900 - Internship
ART 2018 - Papermaking
ART 2105 - Design for Digital Fabrication
ART 3203 - Carving
ART 3204 - Kinetics
ART 3205 - Installation
ART 3210 - Intermediate Drawing and Painting
ART 4310 - Advanced Studio Art
COM 2250 - TV Practicum
COM 4580 - Electronic Media / Broadcasting Capstone Experience
DAN 1431 - African Drumming for Dance
DAN 2800 - Topical Studies in Dance
TEC 3704 - E-Bike Technology
TEC 3719 - Surveying Methods
TEC 4613 - EV Design
TEC 4616 - Solar Vehicle Design
TEC 4633 - Photovoltaics II

COLLEGE OF MUSIC

MUS 1009 - Introduction to Music Composition I
MUS 1010 - Introduction to Music Composition II
MUS 2073 - Form and Analysis
MUS 3009 - Performance and Analysis
MUS 3012 - Analysis of Choral Literature
MUS 3013 - Analysis of Band and Orchestral Literature
MUS 3014 - Analysis of Popular Music
MUS 3015 - Songwriting
MUS 3029 - Marching and Concert Band Methods and Literature
MUS 3904 - Junior Music Therapy Practicum
MUS 4422 - Professional Development Seminar

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

FCS 4104 - Practicum III