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Fall 2020 Honors Courses

Visit this page for information on selecting your Honors course for fall, 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. 

This page will be updated as information becomes available on course changes and new course offerings.
If none of the listed courses will work with your schedule next semester, remember there are other ways to earn Honors credit. Please contact your Honors advisor with any questions. 

How to Find Honors Courses in STAR

Want to see most available Honors courses for Fall 2020 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 "Browse Classes."
  5. Select "Fall 2020."
  6. Do not select a subject. This will keep all subjects selected.
  7. Under "Campus," select "WVU Campus Course."
  8. Under "Attribute," select "Honors Course."
  9. Click "Search." You should now see the current list of Honors courses for fall semester. 

Fall 2020 Course List

Principles of Accounting

ACCT 201

Nancy Lynch

Woodburn Hall Room | G21 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TTR

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

 

Principles of Accounting        

ACCT 202

Cindy Dalton

Business & Economics Building | Room 230 01:00 pm-02:15 pm TTR

Utilization of accounting information for purposes of managerial control and decision making; cost concepts, profit and financial budgeting, analysis of financial statements.

 

Service Dog Training

A&VS 276

Lindsay Parenti

Agricultural Sciences Building | Room 2004 12:30 pm-01:20 pm TTR

Application of current principles, theory, and practices for training service dogs.

 

Drawing 1

ART 111

Patrick Jones

Creative Arts Center | Room 5007 09:00 AM - 11:50 AM MW

 

Survey of Art History 1

ARHS 120

*****STAFF*****

Evansdale Crossing | Room 414 12:30 pm-01:45 pm TTR

The course examines the history of the visual arts in world cultures from prehistoric periods to the fourteenth century.

 

Survey of Art History 2

ARHS 160

Linda Rosefsky

Mineral Resources Building | Room 209 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR

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

 

Independent Study

ARHS 495

Kristina Olson

Faculty supervised study of topics not available through regular course offerings.

 

Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

ARSC 120

Joshua Karr

Evansdale Crossing | Room 412 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM W

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.

 

Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

ARSC 120

Elaine Schwing

Allen Hall | Room 712 08:00 am-09:15 am T

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.

 

Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

ARSC 120

Nancy Spillane

Percival Hall | Room 314A 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM TR

Allen Hall | Room 808 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM TR

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.

 

Inquiry-Based Lesson Design

ARSC 220

Michael Tilley

Lyon Tower | Room G07 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM TR

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.

 

Inquiry-Based Lesson Design

ARSC 220

Vanessa Licwov-Channell

CPASS Building | Room 104 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM W

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.

 

Human Sexuality

BIOL 122

Toni Morris

Health Sciences Addition | Room G14 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR

Eiesland Hall | Room G26 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

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.

 

HNRS: BIOL 101 Add-On

BIOL 298A

Sydha Salihu

Life Sciences Building | Room 4001 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM M

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: BIOL 102 Add-On

BIOL 298B

Elizabeth Thomas

Life Sciences Building | Room 5001 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM M

Independent reading, study, or research.

 

HNRS: BIOL 115 Add-On

BIOL 298C

*****STAFF*****

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM M

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM M

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM T

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM T

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM W

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM W

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM TR

Life Sciences Building | Room 3303 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM TR

TBA 12:50 PM - 01:40 PM F

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: BIOL 219 Add-On

BIOL 298E

Melissa Lehrer

Life Sciences Building | Room 3311 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM W

Life Sciences Building | Room 3311 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM F

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: BIOL 310 Add-On

BIOL 298G

Ashok Bidwai

Independent reading, study or research.

 

Teaching Practicum

BIOL 490 - H01, H02

John Navaratnam

Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.

 

Teaching Practicum

BIOL 490 - H03

Stephanie Young

TBA 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM TR

Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.

 

First-Year Seminar

BCOR 191

Li Wang

Business & Economics Building | Room 459 08:30 AM - 09:20 AM W

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.

 

Introduction to Business

BCOR 199

Li Wang

Business & Economics Building | Room 441 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM MWF

Business & Economics Building | Room 441 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF

Business & Economics Building | Room 441 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM MWF

This course introduces the student to the major business disciplines, basic business communications, and the University environment.

 

Legal Environment of Business

BCOR 320

Jon Reed

Oglebay Hall | Room 110 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

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.

 

Principles of Marketing

BCOR 350

Margaret Fitzgerald

White Hall | Room G06 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM MWF

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.

 

Business Ethics

BCOR 380

David Cale

Business & Economics Building | Room 441 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM TTR

This course first provides a comprehensive survey of the ethical issues challenging professional and corporate conduct in today's business world.

 

Principles of Chemistry 1

CHEM 117

Betsy Ratcliff

Clark Hall | Room 312 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM MWF

For Honors students looking for a smaller, more intensive General Chemistry experience. Students must register for both lecture and laboratory.

 

Organic Chemistry

CHEM 233

Jessica Hoover

Clark Hall | Room 317 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF

Basic principles of organic chemistry. Modern structural concepts, the effect of structure on physical and chemical properties, reactions and their mechanisms and application to syntheses.

 

Families Across the Life Span

CDFS 110

*****STAFF*****

Bennett Tower | Room G05 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR

Mineral Resources Building | Room 113 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM MWF

Explores the physical, psychological, and cognitive developmental changes of individuals who are functioning in family systems that change across the life-span.

 

Introduction Marriage and Family

CDFS 112

*****STAFF*****

Percival Hall | Room 334 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR

Explores various dimensions of self-development and personal preference relevant to dating, mate selection, marriage, having children, parenting, divorce, and remarriage.

 

Phonetics and Phonology

CSAD 222

Tori Gilbert

Bennett Tower | Room G05 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF

Description, classification, and transcription of the speech sounds in English. Phonetic and phonological principles will be emphasized in normal, dialectal, and clinical speech and language contexts, particularly as these principles apply to speech-language pathology and audiology.

 

Speech and Language Assisting

CSAD 480

Leslie Graebe

CPASS Building | Room G10 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM T

Assisting graduate clinicians in the treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders.

 

Compiler Construction

CS 410

Frances Vanscoy

Advanced Engineering Research | Room 135 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR

Theory and practice of the construction of programming language translators; scanning and parsing techniques, semantic processing, runtime storage organization, and code generation; design and implementation of interpreter or compiler by students.

 

Life Choices

COUN 230

Heidi O'Toole

Armstrong Hall | Room 119 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

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.

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 202

Arabinda Basistha

Business & Economics Building | Room 441 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR

Aggregate demand and supply, saving, investment, the level of employment and national income determination, monetary and fiscal policy.

 

Principles of Energy Land Management

ENLM 200

Shawn Grushecky

Mineral Resources Building | Room 205 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR

The science of energy land management with an emphasis on petroleum, natural gas, coal, solar, wind, hydropower, and biomass energy production. Complexities of energy systems and how surface and mineral management techniques compare and/or contrast to those found in traditional energy systems.

 

Intro-Engineering Applications

ENGR 100

Michael Brewster

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G3 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR

 

Engineering Problem Solving 1

ENGR 101

Gerald Angle

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM MW

 

Engineering Problem Solving 1

ENGR 101

Xinyu Zhang

Advanced Engineering Research | Room 137 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM MW

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM MW

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM MW

 

Engineering Problem Solving 1

ENGR 101

Kristin Brewster

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G78B 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MW

 

Engineering Problem Solving 1

ENGR 101

Lizzie Santiago

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MW

 

Engineering Problem-Solving 2

ENGR 102

Todd Hamrick

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G11 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM TTR

 

Literature of Minds and Selves

ENGL 170

Marilyn Francus

Woodburn Hall | Room G21 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR

This course explores the nature of consciousness, selfhood, and humanness through literary and filmic representations of thought and character, especially those that deviate from the norm. Topics will vary by semester and might include disability, trauma, monstrosity, criminality, human rights, queer characters, children's literature, posthumanism, or animal studies, among others.

 

Multiethnic Literature

ENGL 255

Gwen Bergner

Brooks Hall | Room 302 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR

This course examines literature by Americans of diverse ethnicities including, but not limited to, Asian Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, African Americans, and European Americans of various class/religious/regional backgrounds.

 

British Literature 2

ENGL 262

Adam Komisaruk

Clark Hall | Room 317 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM MWF

A historical introduction and survey from the late eighteenth century to the present.

 

Writing for Exercise Science

EXPH 370

Randy Bryner

Health Sciences South | Room 1394 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM T

 

Fashion Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

FDM 412

Debanjan Das

Percival Hall | Room 332 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR

This course evaluates key issues facing fashion businesses in the global marketplace. It includes an examination of internal and external forces affecting political, economic, social, environmental and ethical production, and distribution of textile and apparel products.

 

Sustainability in Fashion

FDM 460

Kathryn Jones

Agricultural Sciences Annex | Room 116A 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR

This course examines sustainability in the context of cultural, economic, environmental, social, and technological policies and procedures of fashion industries. Factors analyzed include ethics, government policies, international labor standards, environmental regulations, company priorities, consumer responsibilities, economic impact, and worker rights.

 

Omni-Channel Fashion Retailing

FDM 461

Debanjan Das

Percival Hall | Room 332 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR

This course provides an overview of various channels of fashion retail distribution including catalogs, e-commerce, broadcast and brick & mortar formats. It will examine the principles and strategies applied by fashion retailers that market goods and/or services using an omni-channel retail business model.


Latin Amrca: Culture/ Conquest/ Colonization

HIST 241 - CRN 88347

Michele Stephens

Woodburn Hall | Room G4 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

History of the formative period of Latin America, emphasizing the social and economic interaction between Indians, Europeans, and blacks from the conquest to the wars for independence in the early nineteenth century.

 

HNRS: FCLT 281 Add-On

FCLT 298B

Lisa DiBartolomeo

Add-on to FCLT 281 Vampire: Blood and Revolution. This course examines the phenomenon of vampirism in verbal and visual culture, vampirism is examined from different periods in various cultures and from a variety of critical perspectives. It contextualizes the works in the cultures that produce them.

 

Italian Cinema 1945 to Present

FCLT 340

Annastella Vester

Brooks Hall | Room 302 05:00 PM - 07:50 PM M

Introduces students to key topics of modern Italian culture and history as explored through cinema. It will focus on a selection of Italian films from World War II to the present.

 

HNRS: FLIT 256 Add-On

FLIT 298E

Lisa DiBartolomeo

Add-on to FLIT 256 Russian Literature in Translation 1. Major works of Russian authors from the beginning to 1880, including those of Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy. Russian major will read selections in the original.

 

Directed Study: Honors Internship Thesis

FIS 492D

Robert O'Brien

Directed Study, reading, and/or research.

 

HNRS: FIS 201 Add-On

FIS 498C

Roger Jefferys

Oglebay Hall 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T

Oglebay Hall 08:30 AM - 09:20 AM W

Oglebay Hall 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM T

Independent reading, study, or research.

 

Natural Resources

GEOG 205

Brenden McNeil

Brooks Hall | Room 415 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

Introduces the concept of natural resources and surveys such topics as land, soil, rangeland, forests, water, atmosphere, minerals, and energy. Emphasis is on the United States within the context of the global environment.

 

Honors Hall Council

HONR 101

Keisha Kibler

Honors Hall | Room 120 08:30 PM - 09:20 PM W

Lincoln Hall | Room 139 08:30 PM - 09:20 PM T

 

First-Year Seminar

HONR 191

Ashley Watts

Honors Hall | Room 120 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM MW

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.


The Biology of Aging

HONR 202

Steven Frisch

Woodburn Hall | Room G11 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR

Multidisciplinary examination of biologic aging and factors that affect and can extend longevity.


People vs. the Planet

HONR 204A

Andrea Soccorsi

Clark Hall | Room 317 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR

An interdisciplinary exploration of climate change, its human costs, and potential solutions.


Trauma, Resilience & Children

HONR 204B

Kimberly Floyd

Allen Hall | Room 414 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR

Study of the impact of trauma on children and the societal and economic costs.


Mysteries and Diagnoses

HONR 205

Johanna Winant

Woodburn Hall | Room G11 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR

Analyzing murder mysteries and literary accounts of illness identification, students dissect the process of interpretation and test presumptions of objectivity.


Creative Thinking

HONR 206

Carla Brigandi

Art Museum of WVU | Room G7 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR

An introduction to the study of artistic expression through focused, engaging subjects. Development of creative problem-solving skills culminating in a self-selected passion project.


Nonfiction Storytelling

HONR 206

John Temple

Evansdale Crossing | Room 421 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF

Students examine and analyze different types of nonfiction writing, creating their own in-depth, original nonfiction stories.


Global Consulting

HONR 207

Ludwig Schaupp

Woodburn Hall | Room G21 10:300 AM - 11:15 AM TTR

Working cross-culturally with an international client, students hone their collaboration, problem-solving, and presentation skills.


City-As-Text-Morgantown

HONR 210

Kevin Gooding

Honors Hall | Room 120 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR

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?


Service in Tutoring

HONR 245

Landon Southerly

Chitwood Hall | Room G17 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T

An introduction to the basic principles, practices, and current theory of peer tutoring. This course will provide Honors students the opportunity to tutor in local high schools while learning about topics of interest in education. Students will engage in reflection and critical inquiry that link service learning to academic learning.

 

SPTP: Exploring Star Wars

HONR 293H

John Cole

Woodburn Hall | Room G11 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM MWF

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Future Campus Read

HONR 293I

Geoffrey Hilsabeck

Honors Hall | Room 120 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM TR

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Celebrity Culture

HONR 293T

Dennis Allen

Life Sciences Building | Room G23 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP:Business and Human Rights

HONR 293V

Jena Martin

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP:Atlas Shrugged & Critics

HONR 293W

David Hauser

Woodburn Hall | Room G21 06:30 PM - 07:20 PM M

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Research

HONR 297

Damien Clement

Independent research projects.

 

Research

HONR 297

Paige Zalman

Woodburn Hall | Room G11 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM M

Woodburn Hall | Room G10 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM M

Woodburn Hall | Room 109 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM T

Woodburn Hall | Room G16 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM W

CPASS Building | Room 116 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM TR

CPASS Building | Room 116 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM T

CPASS Building | Room 116 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM M

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM T

Armstrong Hall | Room 121 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM TR

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM M

Armstrong Hall | Room 403 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM W

Woodburn Hall | Room G21 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM W

Armstrong Hall | Room 407 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM TR

CPASS Building | Room 116 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM W

Independent research projects.

 

Advanced Peer Tutoring

HONR 301

Ashley Watts

Honors Hall | Room 120 04:30 PM - 05:45 PM W

 

Peer Leadership Practicum

HONR 401

Ashley Watts

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.

 

The Salem Witch Trials

HONR 412

Kevin Gooding

Honors Hall | Room 120 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR

The Salem Witch Trials are one of the iconic events of American History. This class examines the trials themselves and their interpretations in scholarly works, art, drama and film, poetry and other media.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Travis Stimeling

CPASS Building | Room 101 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM W

This course is designed to enable and enhance experiential learning for students in the Honors EXCEL program. Students will develop written and oral communication skills. Students will present their work to stakeholders on- and/or off-campus.

 

Teaching Practicum

HONR 490

Ashley Watts

Honors Hall | Room 120 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM M

Honors Hall | Room 120 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM T

Honors Hall | Room 120 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM TR

 

Professional Field Experience

HONR 491

Kathryn Staples

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.

 

Independent Study

HONR 495

Damien Clement

 

Senior Thesis

HONR 496

Damien Clement

 

Research

HONR 497

Damien Clement

 

Nutrition/Activity/Health

HN&F 200

Annette Freshour

Agricultural Sciences Building | Room 2004 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM TTR

 

Principles of Immunobiology

IMMB 302

Rosana Schafer

Health Sciences Addition | Room G14 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM MWF

Study of the basic concepts underlying the mechanisms of innate and adaptive immunity.

 

Microbial Genetics

IMMB 410

Mariette Barbier

Health Sciences North | Room 2094 08:30 AM - 09:50 AM TTR

Molecular aspects of mutation, gene transfer mechanisms, genetic mapping, and genetic control using bacteria and bacteriophage systems as models.

 

Molecular Immunobiology

IMMB 420

Gordon Meares

Health Sciences South | Room G274 09:00 AM - 10:50 AM TTR

Health Sciences South | Room G252F 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MWF

Study of the structure and function of the families of molecules employed by the immune system to recognize and initiate the immune response and the signaling pathways within the cell involved in the immune system.

 

Media Law and Ethics

JRL 328

Joel Beeson

Online Course

This course is an in-depth exploration of the complex ethical and legal media landscape, with an emphasis on key historical precedents, new cases and challenges related to emerging technology, digital disinformation, artificial intelligence, new problems in social media and other current issues in journalism, public relations and advertising.

 

Professional Field Experience

JRL 491

Elizabeth Oppe

 

Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design and Planning

LARC 105

Michael Hasenmyer

Agricultural Sciences Building | Room G06 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM MW

A general overview of the field of landscape architecture, environmental design and planning. The course reviews the practices of design and planning professionals and their connections to society. An emphasis is placed on past development traditions and current sustainable development methods, strategies, and impacts of planning and design through the review of past and current projects.

 

Calculus 1

MATH 155

Iwona Wojciechowska

Woodburn Hall | Room 101 09:50 AM - 11:00 AM MWF

 

Calculus 2

MATH 156

John Goldwasser

Armstrong Hall | Room 117 09:50 AM - 11:00 AM MWF

 

Multivariable Calculus

MATH 251

Charis Tsikkou

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 09:50 AM - 11:00 AM MWF

 

Elementary Differential Equations

MATH 261

Adrian Tudorascu

Armstrong Hall | Room 117 12:30 PM - 01:40 PM MWF

Ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, partial differential equations, Fourier series, and applications.


Mechatronics

MAE 211

Guilherme Augusto Silva Pereira

Mineral Resources Building | Room 113 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR

Selection of mechanical and electronic components and integration of these components into complex systems. Hands-on laboratory and design experiments with components and measurement equipment used in the design of mechatronic products.

 

Intro to Aerospace Engineering

MAE 215

Christopher Griffin

Engineering Sciences Building | Room G39 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM MWF

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.

 

Analysis-Engineering Systems

MAE 316

David Mebane

Agricultural Sciences | Room 1021 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM TTR

Analytical, numerical, and computational techniques to analyze and solve engineering problems. Mathematical modeling, solution strategies, and analysis of results. Statistical techniques including probability distribution functions, regression analysis, and curve fitting.

 

Heat Transfer

MAE 423

Hailin Li

Agricultural Sciences Building | Room G06 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR

One-, two-, three-dimensional steady state conduction: transient conduction; free and forced convection; radiation; heat exchangers; heat and mass transfer by analytical, numerical analogical and experimental methods; design of thermal systems.

 

Media Writing

MDIA 215

John Temple

Evansdale Crossing | Room 421 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM MW

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.

 

Great Composers in Performance

MUSC 112

Natalie Shaffer

Creative Arts Center | Room 2030 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM TTR

A study of significant composers and their music. Lectures, in-class musical presentations, concert and rehearsal attendance will: (1) explore the relationship of music to the development of society, (2) develop appropriate critical analysis and listening skills.

 

Music in Appalachia

MUSC 118

Travis Stimeling

Bennett Tower | Room G05 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR

Survey of traditional instrumental and vocal music of southern Appalachia. History, style characteristics, and performance techniques involving live and recorded examples emphasizing those found in West Virginia.

 

Introduction to Native American Studies

NAS 200 - CRN 88410

Bonnie Brown 

Woodburn Hall | Room 109 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR

Overview of the diverse social and cultural institutions of indigenous tribal societies in North America. Historical materials provide the background for understanding the range of issues affecting contemporary tribal groups.


Environmental Justice in Indian Country

NAS 493B SPTP course - CRN 88420

Christopher Chaney

06:00 PM - 08:50 PM W

Protests began in earnest in 2016 with construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which is intended to transport petroleum products from North Dakota to Illinois. Hundreds of tribal members and supporters have gathered at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota to protest, bringing national and global attention to a host of important environmental issues in and around Indian country. While the Standing Rock protest is recent and ongoing, environmental justice has been a major concern to Native Americans for decades, if not centuries. Students will learn about the important government-to-government relationship between the US and Indian tribes and the federal obligation for formal consultation with sovereign tribal governments.


HNRS: NSG 100 Add-On

NSG 298A

Roger Carpenter

Health Sciences North | Room 2094 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM W

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 211 Add-On

NSG 298B

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 212 Add-On

NSG 298C

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 311 Add-On

NSG 298E

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 312 Add-On

NSG 298F

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 350 Add-On

NSG 298G

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 360 Add-On

NSG 298H

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 412 Add-On

NSG 298I

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

HNRS: NSG 450 Add-On

NSG 298J

Roger Carpenter

Independent reading, study or research.

 

Independent Study

NSG 495

Roger Carpenter

Faculty supervised study of topics not available through regular course offerings.

 

Introduction to Pathology

PALM 300

Jane Wade

Health Sciences North | Room 2116 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR

 

Problems of Philosophy

PHIL 100

Scott Davidson

Armstrong Hall | Room 119 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM MWF

An elementary examination of such philosophical problems as the mind-body problem, the existence of God, freedom and determinism, and the nature of persons and their knowledge.

 

Intro to Symbolic Logic

PHIL 260

Geoff Georgi

Ming Hsieh Hall | Room 122 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM MWF

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. GEF 3.

 

Theory of Knowledge

PHIL 302

Geoff Georgi

Armstrong Hall | Room 119 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM MWF

The nature and scope of human knowledge. Topics may include perception, belief, truth, evidence, certainty, and skepticism. GEF 5.

 

Health Care Ethics

PHIL 331

Daniel Miller

Armstrong Hall | Room 119 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR

Topics: Clinician- patient relationship, life-sustaining treatment, physician assisted death, physician-nurse conflicts, confidentiality, research, reproductive technology, abortion, maternal/fetal conflicts, genetics, rationing, and access.

 

General Physics

PHYS 111

Paul Miller

White Hall | Room 122 08:30 AM - 11:20 AM T (Laboratory)

 

General Physics

PHYS 112

Weichao Tu

White Hall | Room G09 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM MWF

 

General Physics

PHYS 112

John Stewart

White Hall | Room 102 02:30 PM - 05:20 PM W (Laboratory)

 

Global Political Issues

POLS 103

David Hauser

Woodburn Hall | Room 105 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF

Analysis of issues in post-cold war international politics, ranging from traditional major power diplomacy and intervention to the newer problems of economic interdependence and development, human rights, population pressures on limited resources, and the environment.

 

Concepts in Political Theory

POLS 270

Philip Michelbach

Woodburn Hall | Room 306E 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR

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

 

HNRS: PSYC 101 Add-On

PSYC 298B

Elizabeth Levelle

Life Sciences Building | Room 1111 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM T

Independent reading, study or research.

 

Intro to Public and Community Health

PUBH 101

Michael McCawley

Health Sciences North | Room 4080 09:30 AM - 10:50 AM TTR

This course will provide students with an overview of the principles and practice of public and community health. Students will learn about the history, core function and essential services of public health, as well as engage in discussions about current public health events and issues.

 

Global Perspectives of Public Health

PUBH 201

 *****STAFF*****

Health Sciences North | Room 4080 09:30 AM - 10:50 AM MW

This introduction to global public health will strengthen students' perspectives and understanding of disease prevention and treatment issues in westernized and developing/underdeveloped countries. Topics include health disparities, economic/political structures/systems impacting health, maternal and child health (including family planning), socio-cultural factors affecting health care delivery and the global burden of infectious and chronic diseases, injuries and disasters.

 

Intro to Health Administration

PUBH 230

*****STAFF*****

Health Sciences South | Room 8606 02:30 PM - 03:50 PM TTR

Introduces core concepts in health administration, addressing the organization of health services, administrative theories and applications, performance improvement, decision-making, managing change, and professionalism/communication in healthcare and public health administration.

 

Senior Thesis

PUBH 496

 

Introduction to World Religions

RELG 102

Alyssa Beall

Oglebay Hall | Room 106 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM TTR

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.

 

Human Diversity

SOWK 147

Kathleen Chaney

Ming Hsieh Hall | Room 126 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM M

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.

 

Introduction to Social Work

SOWK 151

Carol Amendola

Eiesland Hall | Room 503 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR

Overview of the social welfare field and social work profession. Emphasizes social work values and ethics.

 

Introduction to Anthropology

SOCA 105

Susanna Donaldson

Oglebay Hall | Room 102 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM MWF

Essentials of human evolution and prehistory with a concentration on the varieties of languages and cultures found among peoples of the world.

 

Social Problems in Contemporary America

SOCA 207

Daniel Brewster

Clark Hall | Room 208 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM MWF

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

 

Biological Anthropology

SOCA 252

Amy Hirshman

Oglebay Hall | Room 118 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM TTR

Fossil evidence for human evolution, racial variation, and relationship between biology and behavior.

 

Intermediate Spanish 1

SPAN 203

Pablo Garcia Loaeza

Clark Hall | Room 312 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR

Continuation of Span 102.

 

Special Education in Contemporary Society

SPED 304

*****STAFF*****

Online Course

Special education 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.

 

Intro to Sport Management

SM 167

Gary Lhotsky

CPASS Building | Room G06 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM MWF

 

Issues in Sport Studies

SM 387

Dennis Jones

CPASS Building | Room 102 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR

 

Sport Studies Research Methods

SEP 474

Johannes Raabe

CPASS Building | Room 104 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR

 

World Theatre & Drama

THET 170

Radhica Ganapathy

Evansdale Crossing | Room 414 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF

Introduction to theatre and drama traditions in ten world cultures. An intercultural study of theaters, performance and staging practices, the cultural milieu, and dramatic literature.

 

Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science

UTCH 221

Matthew Campbell

Allen Hall | Room 712 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR

This class focuses on how students come to know and learn in secondary mathematics and science as understood from multidisciplinary perspectives. Students will identify, learn, and employ learning theories that will guide their own pedagogical practice as thoughtful and reflective practitioners.

 

Classroom Interactions in Math and Science

UTCH 222

Joshua Karr

Allen Hall | Room 612 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM TTR

The course examines: interplay between teachers/students/content, instructional strategies for teaching math and science, equity issues in learning, technology in the classroom, analyzing and applying research findings in the classroom, and the use of documentation in the teaching profession.

 

Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

WGST 170

Kristiina Riivald

Woodburn Hall | Room 110 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM MW

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.


Effective Public Speaking

WVUe 270

Carolyn Atkins

CRN 88383 + choose laboratory of your choice

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.

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