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Honors Courses Spring 2019

Visit this page for information on selecting your Honors course for spring, including how to see all available Honors courses in STAR, as well as course descriptions for select Honors courses. 

Check the Registrar's website for information on your priority registration date. Your assigned registration time was sent to you by email, but can also be found in your DegreeWorks.

This page will be updated as information becomes available on course changes and new course offerings.

How to Find Honors Courses in STAR

Want to see most available Honors courses for Spring 2019 in one place? Follow the instructions below. 

  1. Go to star.wvu.edu and log in with your WVU ID and password.
  2. Select "Student Services & Housing."
  3. Select "Registration."
  4. Select "Look-up Classes to Add."
  5. Select "Search by Term: Spring 2019."
  6. Click "Accounting" under subject. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the Subject field. Press and hold the shift key. Click "Wood Science." All subjects should now be selected.
  7. Look for the section titled "GEC/GEF/Capstone/Writing/Honors (Course Attributes). Select "Honors Course."
  8. Click "Section Search." You should now see the current list of Honors courses for spring semester.
If none of the listed courses will work with your schedule next semester, remember there are other ways to earn Honors creditPlease contact your Honors advisor with any questions. 

Spring 2018 Course List

ACCT 201 - Principles of Accounting

3 Hr. The concepts, principles, and procedures pertaining to the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statements. 

ANNU 498 – Honors (Agriculture and Forestry Department)

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

ARHS 101 - Landmarks of World Art

3 Hr. Introduction to the study of art history from prehistory to the present in which major landmarks of world art and architecture are considered as aesthetic objects, cultural documents and within their socio-historical contexts. 

ARHS 160 - Survey of Art History 2

3 Hr. The course examines the history of the visual arts in world cultures from the fourteenth century to the present. 

ARSC 120 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

1 Hr. Introduction to the theory and practice behind excellent inquiry-based science and mathematics instruction, offering opportunity to explore teaching as a career. Students obtain firsthand experience in designing, planning, and teaching lessons in local elementary and middle school classrooms, and is assessing students' progress toward course objectives. 

ARSC 220 - Inquiry-Based Lesson Design

1 Hr. PR: ARSC 120. Builds on the lesson-planning skills developed in ARSC 120, focusing on characteristics of excellent mathematics and science curricula, aligning instruction with state and district standards, and the appropriate use of pre- and post-assessments. Students continue exploring teaching as a career through planning and implementing three mathematics or science lessons in local middle school classrooms. 

ASTR 115 - Honors Relativity

1 Hr. PR: MATH 124 or higher or appropriate score on MATH placement test. Exploration of gravity as the geometry of four-dimensional space time; the legacy of Einstein. 

ACE 491 - Professional Field Experience

1-18 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated up to a maximum of 18 hours.) Prearranged experiential learning program, to be planned, supervised, and evaluated for credit by faculty and field supervisors. Involves temporary placement with public or private enterprise for professional competence development. 

BIOL 122 - Human Sexuality

3 Hr. A study of biological, behavioral and societal aspects of sexuality. Issues considered include changing fecundity, social-legal implications, sex roles, sexually transmitted diseases, populations, erotica, aging, dysfunctions, and decision- making skills for sex related issues. 

BIOL 490 - Teaching Practicum

1-3 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.) Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant. 

BCOR 320 - Legal Environment of Business

3 Hr. Explores the relationship of law, government and ethics to business enterprise. Provides overview of legal and ethical issues relevant to business decision-making and planning and the government regulations of business. 

BCOR 350 - Principles of Marketing

3 Hr. Overview of marketing and the interrelationships between marketing and other business disciplines. Topics include the management of the product, communication, price, and distribution variables as well as introduction to buyer behavior and marketing research. 

BCOR 460 - Contemporary Business Strategy

3 Hr. PR: BCOR 320 and (BCOR 340 or FIN 325) and BCOR 350 and BCOR 360 and BCOR 370. The course focuses on the total organization and strategy development and execution that lead to the achievement of the organization's objectives and a superior position in the competitive environment in which it operates. 

CHEM 118 - Principles of Chemistry

5 Hr. PR: CHEM 117. Continuation of CHEM 117. (3 hr. lec., two 3-hr. lab.) (Students may not receive credit for CHEM 118 and for CHEM 112, CHEM 116 or CHEM 215.) 

CHEM 234 - Organic Chemistry

3 Hr. PR: CHEM 233 and CHEM 235 and PR or CONC: CHEM 236. Continuation of CHEM 233. (3 hr. lec.) 

CSAD 270 - Effective Public Speaking

3 Hr. Designed for improvement of the student's speech based upon theory and demonstrated performance of voice and diction skills and public-speaking skills for effective communication in a variety of speaking situations. 

CSAD 336 - Language Acquisition 1

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 222 and CSAD 236. Normal processes involved in the acquisition of language, including the development of phonological, semantic, morphological, pragmatic and syntactical systems in prelinguistic, emergent, and developing language stages. Application of these processes to the diagnosis and treatment of language disorders. 

CSAD 340 - Hearing Science

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 200 and CSAD 234. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with basic knowledge in two areas of hearing science: the physics of sound (acoustics) and the perception of sound (psychoacoustics). This knowledge will provide a foundation for further study in the field of communication sciences and disorders. 

CSAD 424 - Language Disorders

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 324. The nature and etiology of child and adult language disorders are described. Assessment and remediation procedures are examined. 

CSAD 442 - Aural Rehabilitation

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 440 or consent. Communication and hearing impairment; aural rehabilitation evaluation; remediation including amplification, auditory and visual training, and ALD. 

CSAD 480 - Speech and Language Assisting

3 Hr. PR: Consent. Assisting graduate clinicians in the treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. 

CSAD 483 - Audiology Practicum

2 Hr. PR: CSAD 440 with a minimum grade of B- or consent. Clinical practicum in audiology. 

COMM 122 - Human Comm-Contemprary Society

3 Hr. This course addresses various social issues faced by young adults in our society and how communication is often part of the problem and how it can be used to solve these problems. 

CHPR 440 - Clinical Rsrch Method/Practice

3 Hr. Students learn research methods and techniques for application to a wide variety of cardiovascular, neurological, trauma and social services emergency care. Students also participate in real-time clinical research and interact with patients/potential study subjects in the Emergency department. Also listed as PUBH 622 - students may not count both CHPR 440 and PUBH 622 toward degree requirements. 

COUN 230 - Life Choices

3 Hr. Students will examine lifestyle choices typically dictated by unconscious customs rather than research. Covers areas of attitude, relationships, physical lifestyle, health and spirituality. The class consists of lectures and required student participation.

ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics

3 Hr. PR: Sophomore standing. Introductory microeconomics analysis. Competitive behavior of firms, price determination, efficiency in production and equity in distribution. Pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) may differ on regional campuses. 

ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Hr. PR: ECON 201 or ARE 150. Introductory macroeconomics analysis, prerequisites are not enforced at WVUIT and Potomac State campuses. Aggregate demand and supply, saving, investment, the level of employment and national income determination, monetary and fiscal policy.  

ENGR 101 - Engineering Problem Solving 1

2 Hr. PR or CONC: MATH 154 or MATH 155. Engineering problem solving methodologies and analysis. Use of computers in problem solving, technical report writing, team based project work and presentations. 

ENGR 102 - Engineering Problem-Solving 2

3 Hr. PR: ENGR 101 and (MATH 154 or MATH 155) with a C- in each. Continued development of engineering problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills with emphases on using the computer as a tool and algorithm development with a high-level language such as MATLAB. 

ENGR 140- Engineering in History

3 Hr. This class introduces the impact of engineering on society throughout history. Introduces the first engineers and thinkers, and the developments for which they are responsible. This course examines engineering accomplishments in history such as the Seven Wonders of the World, machines, structures, buildings, transportation, and innovations, and the societies responsible ranging from ancient civilizations to the twenty-first century.

ENGR 310 - Energy Engineering

3 Hr. An introduction to the basic principles governing energy use, energy sources, and the impact of energy production on the environment. Examines the amount of energy used by society, fossil fuels and alternative energy sources, and methods of energy production. 

ENGL 103 - Accelerated Academic Writing

3 Hr. PR: Qualifying ACT/SAT verbal score. For students who qualify based on high ACT/SAT verbal scores, English 103 satisfies WVU's introductory writing requirement (English 101 and 102) in a single course. English 103 emphasizes both expository writing and researched argument writing. Students develop the organization, revision, and editing strategies needed to respond to a variety of writing situations, audiences, and purposes.

ENGL 172 - Literature of the Human Body

3 Hr. Analyzes representations of the human body and its biological and psychological development and decline through literary, expository, and other cultural texts. 

ENGL 405 - Young Adult Literature

3 Hr. A survey of young-adult literature with special attention to literary theories and methodologies that assist its interpretation. 

EXPH 370 - Writing for Exercise Science

3 Hr. PR: (ENGL 101 and ENGL 102) or ENGL 103 and PR or CONC: EXPH 386. Writing for medical scientific fields. Students will develop a book review, analyze discipline-specific texts, and write scientific literature reviews. Includes a review of style and language use. 

FCLT 298B - HNRS: Italian-American Exp.

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

FCLT 498F - HNRS: Holocaust

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

FLIT 298A - HNRS: African Women Writers

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

FIS 498A – Honors

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

FIS 498B – Honors

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

FIS 498C – Honors

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

FIS 498D – Honors

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

GEOG 107 - Physical Geography

3 Hr. Introduction to global environmental systems operating on the earth's surface, emphasizing weather and climate, soils, natural vegetation, and geomorphology, and examination of human interaction with these natural processes. 

GEOG 243 - Geography of Africa

3 Hr. Systematic and regional characteristics and geographic problems of political, social, and economic development. 

GEOL 225 - Planetary Geoscience

3 Hr. An examination of the geologic and geochemical processes at work in the solar system from the perspectives supplied by space age exploration of the planets and other solar system bodies. 

HIST 204 - Renaissance & Reformation

3 Hr. Medieval antecedents; humanism and the new learning; renaissance art; Machiavellian politics; demographic and social trends; Luther and Calvin, Radical reformers, Council of Trent; popular culture; wars of religion. 

HIST 221 - History of Modern Germany

3 Hr. Overview of German history emphasizing eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Special attention focuses on the development of nationalism, state-building, political culture and continuity in German history. 

HONR 101 - Honors Hall Council

1 Hr. An introduction to the process of planning and implementing community activities. Students produce a proposal, complete with a budget for an activity, which is evaluated by their peers. Students read and discuss articles on Leadership that frame their performance and interactions in an academic context. 

HONR 191 - First-Year Seminar

1-3 Hr. Engages students in active learning strategies that enable effective transition to college life at WVU. Students will explore school, college and university programs, policies and services relevant to academic success. Provides active learning activities that enable effective transition to the academic environment. Students examine school, college and university programs, policies and services. 

HONR 201 - Peer Tutoring

2 Hr. PR: Students must be Honors College members in good academic standing. This course is a forum for the exchange of ideas and an environment where tutors learn effective tutoring strategies. 

HONR 202A - Energy and Its Implications

3 Hr. An introduction to the systematic methods of analysis to scientific developments, technological advancements, and our evolving natural world through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 204A - Child and Family Policy

3 Hr. An introduction to analysis of human behavior, societal and political organization, or communication through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 204B - Dark Side of New Media

3 Hr. An introduction to analysis of human behavior, societal and political organization, or communication through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 205A - Banks/Politics in America

3 Hr. An introduction to the humanistic study of historical, philosophical, and spiritual inquiry through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 205B - Perspectives on Caring

3 Hr. An introduction to the humanistic study of historical, philosophical, and spiritual inquiry through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 206A - Storytelling with Archives

3 Hr. An introduction to the study of artistic expression through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 206B - Comedic Dissonance

3 Hr. An introduction to the study of artistic expression through focused, engaging subjects. 

HONR 210 - City-As-Text-Morgantown

3 Hr. National Collegiate Honors Council's framework City-As-Text uses Morgantown as the basis for an interactive course which uses primary document and physical structures to investigate the historical, political, cultural and social aspects of place. The central question that the course seeks to answer is "How does a Space become a Place?" 

HONR 213 - Growing Up in America

3 Hr. Students in this course explore the how the issues of gender, race/ethnicity, social class, time period, and location shaped cultural understandings of the child and a child's experience as a child throughout American history. 

HONR 293A - SPTP:Internet Security/Privacy

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

HONR 293E - SPTP: Medicine and the Arts

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

HONR 293F - SPTP: Bad Blood American Style

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

HONR 293P - SPTP: Service in Tutoring

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

HONR 297 - Research

1-6 Hr. Independent research projects. 

HONR 298O - HNRS: Honors Orientation Add-On

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

HONR 401 - Peer Leadership Practicum

1-2 Hr. PR: Students must be members of the Honors College in good academic standing and have completed HONR 201 and HONR 301. (May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours. This course is designed as a forum for the exchange of ideas and an environment where advanced peer tutors can learn and discuss effective strategies for helping their University peers study various subjects. 

HONR 402 - Foundations of Peer Mentoring

3 Hr. PR: Students must be in good academic standing with the Honors College to enroll in this course. This course is designed to develop mentors who will lead HONR 199. This course will focus on strategies and tactics used by successful university instructors, practice of these techniques, and the production of materials. 

HONR 490 - Teaching Practicum

1-3 Hr. PR: Consent. Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant. 

HONR 491 - Professional Field Experience

1-9 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated up to a maximum of 9 hours.) Prearranged experiential learning program, to be planned, supervised, and evaluated for credit by faculty and field supervisors. Involves temporary placement with public or private enterprise for professional competence development. 

HONR 491 - Professional Field Experience

1-9 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated up to a maximum of 9 hours.) Prearranged experiential learning program, to be planned, supervised, and evaluated for credit by faculty and field supervisors. Involves temporary placement with public or private enterprise for professional competence development. 

HONR 495 - Independent Study

1-6 Hr. Faculty supervised study of topics not available through regular course offerings. 

HONR 496 - Senior Thesis

1-3 Hr. PR: Consent. 

HONR 497 - Research

1-6 Hr. Independent research projects. 

HONR 498A - HNRS: ARE 445 Add-On

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

HORT 315 - Seed to Weed

3 Hr. This course encourages discussion and discourse on the cultivation and uses of cannabis by exposing students to the history, laws and regulation, health effects, environmental issues, growing and marketing of cannabis and cannabis products. 

HN&F 171 - Introduction to Nutrition

3 Hr. Nutrient structure, metabolism, integrated function and their importance to human well-being during all stages of the life cycle. Current concerns and those of special interest to college students in meeting nutrient needs. 

HN&F 460 - Advanced Nutrition

3 Hr. PR: HN&F 271 and (AGBI 410 or BIOC 339). Role of nutrients in physiological and biochemical processes and metabolism in the body. Biochemical foundations of RDA and clinical nutrition. 

HUM 101 - Intro-Western Civilization 1

3 Hr. Presents the high points of Greco-Roman and Medieval European civilizations: their art, architecture, philosophy, religion, literature and music. 

HUM 112 - Humanities of Greece

3 Hr. Presents the art, architecture, philosophy, religion, literature, and history of Greece. 

IMMB 310 - Bacterial Pathogenesis

4 Hr. PR: IMMB 410 with a minimum grade of C-. Pathogenic bacteiology with an emphasis on the mechanicms of pathogenesis. Topics include microbial adherence, motility, toxin production and mechanisms, and normal flora and disease. 

IMMB 320 - Cellular Immunobiology

3 Hr. PR: IMMB 302 with a minimum grade of C-. Emphasis on understanding the cellular elements that impact immune responses. This course builds on fundamental principles discussed in IMMB 302 to address areas of current research in immunobiology. 

IMMB 470 - Medical Virology

3 Hr. Molecular biology of viruses that are important both biologically and medically. Includes a basic introduction to replication and genetics as well as current topics in molecular virology. 

JRL 215 - Media Writing

3 Hr. PR: Minimum cumulative GPA of C. Introduction to the fundamental reporting and storytelling skills that are the foundation of all media writing: print, radio, television, public relations, advertising and social media. 

JRL 428 - Media Ethics and Law

3 Hr. PR: JRL 215. How ethics and law work together to help create and maintain the media environment. Examines ethical paradigms within a legal framework, with special emphasis on morality.

LARC 212 - History-Landscape Architecture

3 Hr. A broad survey of the history of the designed human environment with emphasis on the development of landscape architecture. (Does not fulfill Cluster A for landscape architecture students.) 

LING 298A - HNRS: Intro to Language

1-3 Hr. PR: Students in Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study, or research. 

MATH 156 - Calculus 2      

4 Hr. PR: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 154 or MATH 155. Techniques of integration, application of the definite integral, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, and infinite series. 

MATH 251 - Multivariable Calculus

4 Hr. PR: MATH 156 with a minimum grade of C-. Introduction to solid analytic geometry, vector algebra, and calculus of several variables. 

MATH 261 - Elementry Differential Equatns

4 Hr. PR: MATH 251 with a minimum grade of C-. Ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, partial differential equations, Fourier series, and applications. 

MAE 102 - Introduction to MAE Design

3 Hr. PR: ENGR 101 with a minimum grade of C and (MATH 154 or MATH 155 with a minimum grade of C) and PR or CONC: PHYS 111. Engineering problem solving techniques related to mechanical and aerospace engineering topics through teamwork, written and oral communications, and using the computer, for algorithm development and computer aided design. Discussion of engineering professional and ethical behavior. 

MAE 215 - Intro to Aerospace Engineering

3 Hr. PR: (ENGR 102 or CHE 102 or MAE 102) and (MATH 154 or MATH 155 with grade of C- or higher). Fundamental physical quantities of a flowing gas, standard atmosphere, basic aerodynamic equations, airfoil nomenclature, lift, drag and aircraft performance. Digital computer usage applied to aerodynamic and performance problems and aircraft design. (3 hr. lec.) 

MUSC 112 - Great Composers in Performance                   

3 Hr. (Not open to music majors). A study of significant composers and their music. Lectures, in-class musical presentations, concert and rehearsal attendance will: (1) explore relationship of music to the development of society, (2) develop appropriate critical analysis and listening skills. 

NSG 298A - HNRS: NSG 100 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298B - HNRS: NSG 276 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298C - HNRS: NSG 311 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298D - HNRS: NSG 312 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298E - HNRS: NSG 360 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298F - HNRS: NSG 412 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298G - HNRS: NSG 450 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298H - HNRS: NSG 460 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298I - HNRS: NSG 211 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 298J - HNRS: NSG 212 Add-On

1-6 Hr. PR: Students in the Honors Program and consent by the honors director. Independent reading, study or research. 

NSG 495 - Independent Study

1-6 Hr. Faculty supervised study of topics not available through regular course offerings. 

PHIL 170 - Intro to Critical Reasoning

3 Hr. An elementary study of critical thinking and reasoning. For students who want to improve their skills in recognizing fallacious patterns of reasoning, constructing acceptable arguments, and criticizing faulty lines of reasoning. 

PHIL 260 - Intro to Symbolic Logic

3 Hr. An introduction to modern symbolic logic (basically, propositional logic and the predicate calculus) for students who want to acquire the skill to represent symbolically the form of deductive arguments and to test formally for validity. 

PHIL 308 -Philosophy of Religion

3 Hr. PR: 3 hours of philosophy or religious studies interdepartmental major. Examines questions of belief in God's existence, life after death, the problem of evil, determinism and divine fore knowledge, or other topics bearing upon the nature of a religious orientation to life.

PHYS 111 – General Physics

4 Hr. PR: MATH 155 with a grade of C or better or (MATH 153 with a grade of C or better and PR or CONC: MATH 154). Survey of classical mechanics, thermodynamics and waves.

POLS 270 – Concepts in Political Theory

3 Hr. Introduction to political theory using texts from antiquity through modernity. Themes include citizenship, power, justice, and political obligation. 

POLS 493E – SPTP: State Craft and Info Op

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

PSYC 241 – Intro to Human Development

3 Hr. PR: PSYC 101. Survey of human psychological development across the life span with emphasis on change in biological, cognitive, and social-emotional processes. Special attention given to theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and practical issues.

PUBH 393A – SPTP: Climate Change & Pub Hlth

3 Hr. This course provides an overview of the implications of climate change for public health. Anticipated changes from biodiversity loss, ozone depletion, the incidence of infectious diseases, extreme weather and climate events, ocean acidification, and sea level rise, among other concerns, will all have impacts on a wide range of human systems that affect health. The course will also address policies and technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the need for strategies for mitigation and adaptation.

PUBH 334 – Emergency Preparednes Pub Hlth

3 Hr. This course provides an overview of the dimensions of disasters and emergencies through the lens of Public Health professionals with special focus on the rural environment and uses the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) model for the final exercise. Students completing this course will also complete several FEMA certifications during the course.

RPTR 251 Leadership-Experiential Educ

3 Hr. This course focuses on elements of leadership in outdoor and experimental education and provides students with "hands-on" learning opportunities. 

RELG 102 – Introduction-World Religions

3 Hr. This course explores five of the most widely practiced world religions; Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Students are introduced to the history and basic tenets of each faith. 

SOWK 147 – Human Diversity

3 Hr. 3 Hr. (Must be completed before applying to the major.) Covers a range of diverse populations especially those historically subjected to oppression and social and economic injustice. Addresses the causes and effects of institutionalized forms of oppression.

SRVL 491 – Professional Field Experience

1-18 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated up to a maximum of 18 hours.) Prearranged experiential learning program, to be planned, supervised, and evaluated for credit by faculty and field supervisors. Involves temporary placement with public or private enterprise for professional competence development.

SOCA 207 – Social Problems-Contmp America

3 Hr. Sociological analysis of the causes, effects and approaches to preventing and reducing social problems in American society. 

SOCA 393A – SPTP: Anthropology of Appalachia

3 Hr. PR: Consent. This course approaches the geographic area known as Appalachia from the perspective of Cultural Anthropology. In this course students will explore and compare Appalachian cultures, investigate the roots of regional and cultural identities, consider how the unique environment of the Appalachian highlands have shaped these identities, and examine cultural “otherness” and stereotypes associated with Appalachia.

SPED 293A – SPTP: Creative-Critical Think

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

SPED 304 -SPED in Contemporary Society

3 Hr. Special eduction principles and practices, interactions between disability and diversity in identification and intervention, and influences of family, professional, school and community infrastructures on educational programs/ outcomes for children and adults. (Equivalent of DISB 304). 

SM 387 – Issues in Sport Studies

3 Hr. PR: ENGL 102. An in-depth analysis of critical issues impacting sport and the sport industry.

SM 486 – Sport Marketing

3 Hr. The study of marketing principles as they relate to sport organizations. Specific attention is focused on the marketing planning process, marketing informational systems, and internal marketing. 

SEP 271 – Sport in American Society

3 Hr. Sociocultural investigation of sport in American society. 

SEP 425 – Psychlgcl Aspects-Sport Injury

3 Hr. PR:SEP 271 an SEP 272. This upper level course involves the study of various topics related to the psychological aspects of sport injury. In general this course will examine issues associated with the onset, treatment and rehabilitation of sport injury. 

SEP 474 – Sport Studies Research Methods

3 Hr. An analysis of descriptive and experimental research in sport psychology and sport management. Course requirements include completion of capstone research project. 

SEP 493S – SPTP: Sport Deviance

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. 

WGST 170 – Intro-Womens/Gender Studies

3 Hr. The major contexts in which gender identities have been and are defined and of the relationships between these definitions and the roles and history of women and men in society and culture. 

WGST 215 – African Women Writers

3 Hr. Selected works by African women writers. (Also listed as FLIT 215.) 

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