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Spring 2021 Honors Courses

Visit this page for information on selecting your Honors course for spring semester, 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 Spring 2021 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 "Spring 2021."
  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 the spring semester. 

Spring 2021 Course List

Principles of Accounting

ACCT 201

Nancy Lynch

Online | 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM MWF | CRN: 18172

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

 

Principles of Accounting

ACCT 202

Trevor Sorensen

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 16036

PR: ACCT 201 with grade of C or better. Utilization of accounting information for purposes of managerial control and decision making; cost concepts, profit and financial budgeting, analysis of financial statements.

 

UG Research Experience 1

AGBI 386

Kimberly Barnes

TBA | CRN: 17022

PR: At least sophomore standing and faculty permission. Students will write a research proposal, conduct supervised research, and write a progress report. This course is the first of a two-course sequence that leads to a research-based capstone experience. Students must also complete AGBI 486 for this to serve as the Biochemistry Capstone course.

 

Research

AGBI 497

Kimberly Barnes

TBA | CRN: 17023

Independent research projects.

 

Drawing 2

ART 112

Patrick Jones

Creative Arts Center Room 5007 | 03:00 PM - 05:45 PM TTR | CRN: 15282

The course emphasizes fundamental principles of drawing with a focus on more expressive approaches to basic problems. Greater emphasis is placed on abstraction and non-traditional drawing processes and media.

 

Survey of Art History 1

ARHS 120

Megan Leight

Art Museum of WVU Room G7 | 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM MW | CRN: 17258

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

Survey of Art History 2

ART 160

Kristina Olson

Evansdale Crossing Room 414 | 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR | CRN: 14732

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

Online | TBA | CRN: 17024

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

 

Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

ARSC 120

Vanessa Licwov-Channell

Allen Hall Room 414 | 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM T | CRN: 14415

 

Inquiry Approach to Teaching

ARSC 120

Elaine Schwing

Allen Hall Room 414 | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM W | CRN: 14417

 

Inquiry Approach to Teaching

ARSC 120

Joshua Karr

Allen Hall Room 414 | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM W | CRN: 16629

Allen Hall Room 414 | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM TR | CRN: 16630

 

Inquiry-Based Lesson Design

ARSC 220

Michael Tilley

Percival Hall Room 332 | 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM W | CRN: 14418

Allen Hall Room 414 | 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM TR | CRN: 15107

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.

 

Human Sexuality

BIOL 122

Toni Morris

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 11479

Online | 04:00 PM - 06:50 PM T | CRN: 11478

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.

 

Undergraduate Research

BIOL 386

Jennifer Hawkins

TBA | CRN: 17025

PR: Written consent of chair and a 2.7 grade point average in biology. (May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.) Individual laboratory or field experiments supervised by a faculty member.

 

Honors Investigation & Thesis

BIOL 486

Susan Raylman

TBA | CRN: 17026

 PR: Second semester of junior year, recommendation of advisor, biology majors only. Permission required. Supervised readings, investigation, and study.

 

Teaching Practicum

BIOL 490

Stephanie Young

Online  | 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM T | CRN: 16689

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

 

Teaching Practicum

BIOL 490

John Navaratnam

Online | TBA  | CRN: 12882

 

Research

BMEG 497

Robin Hissam

TBA | CRN: 17040

 

Legal Environment of Business

BCOR 320

*****STAFF*****

Online |10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR |  CRN: 13003

 

Principles of Marketing

BCOR 350

Margaret Fitzgerald

Online | 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM MWF | CRN: 12566

 

Organic Chemistry

CHEM 234

Brian Popp

Clark Hall Room 200 | 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF | CRN: 15099

 

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 236

*****STAFF*****

TBA |  CRN: 17253

PR: CHEM 233 and CHEM 235 and PR or CONC: CHEM 234 with a minimum grade of C- in all. Continuation of CHEM 235 and its study of fundamental organic reactions and the preparation of organic compounds. (3 hr. lab.)

 

Families Across the Life Span

CDFS 110

*****STAFF*****

Online | TBA | CRN: 16369

Online | TBA | CRN: 15837

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

 

Introduction Marriage & Family

CDFS 112

Jonathon Beckmeyer

Online | TBA | CRN: 15840

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

 

Research

CE 497

Hema Siriwardane

TBA | CRN: 17027

Independent research projects.

 

Senior Thesis

CSAD 496

Kimberly Meigh

Online | TBA | CRN: 14496

PR: Consent.

 

Senior Thesis

CSAD 496

*****STAFF*****

Online | TBA | CRN: 15293

PR: Consent.

 

File and Data Structures

CS 210

Ronald Reaser

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:50 PM F | CRN: 16770

PR: CS 111 with a minimum grade of C- or consent for non-majors. Complex internal data structures including hashing, record collision and overflow techniques. Extension of internal data structures to external storage; indexed structures, external sorting and merging, direct access methods.

 

Database Design and Theory

CS 440

Ronald Reaser

Engineering Sciences Building Room G39 | 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM TTR | CRN: 16810

PR: CS 230 with minimum grade of C- or consent for non-majors. Database terminology, SQL, stored procedures, the relational and object-relational data model, triggers, and entity-relationship model.

 

Life Choices

COUN 230

Heidi OToole

White Hall Room G06 | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR | CRN: 11544

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 Microeconomics

ECON 201

Kerianne Lawson

Oglebay Hall Room 118 |10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR | CRN: 17528

Introductory microeconomics analysis. Competitive behavior of firms, price determination, efficiency in production and equity in distribution.

 

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 202

Arabinda Basistha

Ming Hsieh Hall Room G21 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 11073

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.

 

SPTP: Constitutional Pol Econ

ECON 293A

Roger Congleton

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 18183

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Engineering Problem Solving 1

ENGR 101

*****STAFF*****

Engineering Sciences Building Room G3| 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MW | CRN: 12874

 

Engineering Problem-Solving 2

ENGR 102

*****STAFF*****

Engineering Sciences Building Room G3 | 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR | CRN: 16724

Engineering Sciences Building Room G3 | 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR | CRN: 12005

Engineering Sciences Building Room G3 | 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR | CRN: 11644

Engineering Sciences Building Room G3 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 14217

Engineering Sciences Building Room G11 | 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM TTR | CRN: 17757

Engineering Sciences Building Room G78B | 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM MWF | CRN: 17760

Online | TBA | CRN: 17764

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

 

Engineering in History

ENGR 140

Kristin Brewster

Online | TBA | CRN: 14942

 

Aftrican American Literature

ENGL 154

Michael Germana

Brooks Hall Room 151 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR | CRN: 17408

A historical introduction and survey from its beginnings to the present.

 

Foundations of Literacy Study

ENGL 200

Lisa Weihman

Clark Hall Room 320 | 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM TTR | CRN: 17744

Study and practice of the analytical, research, and writing skills fundamental to literary studies.

 

Literature of Place

ENGL 238

John Lamb

Clark Hall Room 112 | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 17406

Topics in the study of literature of place in a historical, theoretical, and/or historical context.

 

American Folklore and Culture

ENGL 251

Rosemary Hathaway

Online | 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM TTR | CRN: 16192

Introduction to folklore of the USA. Folklore and American culture. Subject groups vary but usually include Native Americans, early European settlers, African Americans, and 20th century immigrants.

 

Italian-American Experience

FCLT 240

Annastella Vester

Online | TBA | CRN: 17642

This course will investigate literary and historical perspectives on the experience of Italians in the United States and their contributions to U.S. culture. The approach will be multidisciplinary. This class will be taught in English.

HNRS: FCLT 281 Add-On

FCLT 298B

Lisa DiBartolomeo

Online | TBA | CRN: 88032

 

African Women Writers

FLIT 238

Janice Spleth

Brooks Hall Room 151 | 07:00 PM - 08:15 PM MW | CRN: 17649

Selected works by African Women Writers.


HNRS: FLIT 256 Add-On

FLIT 298E

Lisa DiBartolomeo

Online | TBA | CRN: 88132

 

Research

FIS 497

Luis Arroy

TBA | CRN: 17028

Independent research projects.

 

Research

FIS 497

Tatiana Trejos

TBA | CRN: 17029

Independent research projects.

 

Research

FIS 497

Jacqueline Speir

TBA | CRN: 17030

Independent research projects.

 

Independent Study

GEOL 495

Graham Andrews

Online |  TBA | CRN: 17079

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

 

SPTP: Global Campus Read

GLO 293A

Vanessa Yerkovich

TBA | CRN: 18130

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Introduction - Medieval Europe

HIST 203

Kathryn Staples

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122 | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR | CRN: 17447

Treats the emergence of the distinctive culture of Western Europe from the Fall of Rome to the Renaissance, considering the transformation and interaction of politics, economics, society, religion, and ideas.

 

History of Russia: 1900-Present

HIST 218

Alan Roe

Online | 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM MWF | CRN: 17334

Revolution and reform to 1914; World War, 1917 revolutions; NEP and Stalinism to 1939; World War II and postwar Stalinism; reform under Khrushchev and Brezhnev; Gorbachev and dissolution of USSR; post-Soviet trauma.

 

Honors Hall Council

HONR 101

Keisha Kibler

Honors Hall Room 120 | 08:30 PM - 09:20 PM W  |  CRN: 13775

Lincoln Hall Room 139 | 08:30 PM - 09:20 PM T | CRN: 14372

 

First-Year Seminar

HONR 191

Ashley Watts

Life Sciences Building Room G23 | 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM M | CRN: 18032

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.

 

Peer Tutoring

HONR 201

Ashley Watts

TBA | CRN: 12319

 

The Biology of Aging

HONR 202A

Steven Frisch

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 17947

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

 

People vs. the Planet

HONR 204A

Andrea Soccorsi

Clark Hall Room 312 | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR |  CRN: 17946

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

 

Trauma, Resilience & Children

HONR 204B

Kimberly Floyd

Agricultural Sciences Building Room 2003 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 17950

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

 

Mysteries and Diagnoses

HONR 205A

Johanna Winant

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 17948

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

 

Creative Thinking

HONR 206A

Carla Brigandi

Engineering Sciences Building Room G78A | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 17949

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

 

Non-Fiction Storytelling

HONR 206B

John Temple

Online | 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF | CRN: 17945

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

 

Global Consulting

HONR 207A

Ludwig Schaupp

Online | 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM TTR | CRN: 17951

An introduction to methods and principles of critical inquiry to explore global issues and cultural, linguistic, or experiential diversity through focused, engaging subjects.

 

City-As-Text-Morgantown

HONR 210

Kevin Gooding

TBA | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR | CRN: 13774

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?

 

Growing Up in America

HONR 213

Kevin Gooding

Honors Hall Room 120 | 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM MW | CRN: 12954

Students in this course explore 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.

 

Service in Tutoring

HONR 245

Landon Southerly

Woodburn Hall Room 109 | 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM T | CRN: 16555

Students must be available for the class meeting time(Tuesday 5-5:30 pm ) plus ONE of the following tutoring times weekly (Monday 3:00-4:00 pm,Tuesday 3:00-4:00 pm,Wednesday 2:30-5:30 pm or Thursday 2:15-5:15 pm.

 

SPTP: An Animals American Story

HONR 293A

Kevin Gooding

Honors Hall Room 120 | 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR |  CRN: 18092

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Dystopian Romance

HONR 293E

Kristi Wood

Honors Hall | 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM W | CRN: 18033

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Women, Gender & Business

HONR 293J

Susan Lantz

Woodburn Hall Room G16 | 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM W | CRN: 17977

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Reading Race in America

HONR 293K

Christina Fattore Morgan

Online | 06:00 PM - 06:50 PM T | CRN: 17979

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: History Repeats? 1918 Flu

HONR 293L

Kristin Grogg

Woodburn Hall Room 109 | 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM W |  CRN: 18091

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Be the Best, Now & Always

HONR 293N

Robynn Shannon

Woodburn Hall Room G10 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM TR  | CRN: 17978

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Addiction

HONR 293P

Frances Tack

Online | 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM W | CRN: 17975

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Your Erroneous Zones

HONR 293U

Eric Murphy

Honors Hall | 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM T | CRN: 18163

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

SPTP: Race & Identity

HONR 293X

Natasha Murray-Everett

Engineering Sciences Building Room G83 | 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM M | CRN: 17976

PR: Consent. Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Research

HONR 297

Cinthia Mara Da Fonseca Pacheco

Engineering Sciences Building Room 207 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM M |  CRN: 14193

Oglebay Hall Room 118 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM T  | CRN: 14376

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM W | CRN: 14377

Woodburn Hall Room G10 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM TR | CRN: 14378

Oglebay Hall Room 118 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM T | CRN: 14525

CPASS Building Room 102 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM T | CRN: 14526

Woodburn Hall Room G15 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM M | CRN: 14960

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM W | CRN: 14962

Woodburn Hall Room G16 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM W | CRN: 14963

Woodburn Hall Room G15 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM TR | CRN: 14964

Evansdale Crossing Room 414 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM W | CRN: 16390

Independent research projects.

 

Research

HONR 297

Paige Zalman

Woodburn Hall Room G16 | 04:30 PM - 05:20 PM T | CRN: 14965

CPASS Building Room 103 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM TR | CRN: 14966

Engineering Sciences Building Room 207 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM M | CRN: 16388

CPASS Building Room 102 | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM T | CRN: 16389

Independent research projects.

 

Honors

HONR 298O

Ashley Watts

Woodburn Hall Room G16 | 06:00 PM - 06:50 PM T | CRN: 18041

Woodburn Hall Room G10 | 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM W | CRN: 18042

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

 

Foundations of Peer Mentoring

HONR 402

Ashley Watts

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 12400

Online | 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM MW | CRN: 13773

This course is the training to teach HONORS 298O course.

 

EXCEL: Project Development

HONR 450

Dana Huebert Lima

Woodburn Hall Room G11 | 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM W | CRN: 18014

This course will enable and enhance experiential learning for students in the Honors EXCEL program. Students will develop skills in leadership, project management, communication and collaborative scholarship.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Brian Popp

Woodburn Hall Room G10 | 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM M | CRN: 18015

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.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Daniel Panaccione

CPASS Building Room 116 | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM W | CRN: 18016

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.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Renee Nicholson

Woodburn Hall Room G10 | 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM M | CRN: 18027

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.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Susanna Donaldson

Woodburn Hall Room G15 | 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM M | CRN: 18026

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.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Randy Bryner

Health Sciences South Room G287 | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM TTR | CRN: 18028

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.

 

EXCEL: Summative Experience

HONR 451

Elizabeth Oppe

Martin Hall Room G4 | 08:30 AM - 09:20 AM T |  CRN: 18030

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

Damien Clement

Online | TBA | CRN: 12854

PR: Consent. Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.

 

Teaching Practicum

HONR 490

Ashley Watts

Online | TBA | CRN: 13793

PR: Consent. Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.

 

Teaching Practicum

HONR 490

Michelle Richards-Babb

Online | TBA | CRN: 16897

PR: Consent. Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.

 

Professional Field Experience

HONR 491

Damien Clement

Online | TBA | CRN: 12622

Online | TBA | CRN: 15399

 

Independent Study

HONR 495

Dana Huebert Lima

Online | TBA | CRN: 17032

Online | TBA | CRN: 18031

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

 

Independent Study

HONR 495

Damien Clement

Online | TBA | CRN: 12707

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

 

Senior Thesis

HONR 496

Damien Clement

Online | TBA | CRN: 11068

Online | TBA | CRN: 17180

 

Research

HONR 497

Damien Clement

Online | TBA | CRN: 11069

Independent research projects.

 

Introduction to Nutrition

HN&F 171

Kelli George

Online | 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM TTR | CRN: 13872

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.

 

Introduction to Nutrition

HN&F 171

Annette Freshour

Online | 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR | CRN: 15049

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.

 

Advanced Nutrition

HN&F 460

Janet Tou

Online | 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR | CRN: 13054

 

Professional Field Experience

HN&F 491

Kelli George

TBA | CRN: 17128

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.

 

Cellular Immunobiology

IMMB 320

Chi Keung Wan

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM MW | CRN: 14314

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.

 

Contemporary Issues for Majors

IMMB 460

John Barnett

Online | 12:00 PM - 01:20 PM TTR | CRN: 15308

PR: IMMB 420 with a minimum grade of C-. Detailed coverage for major issues of contemporary research in immunobiology.

 

Medical Virology

IMMB 470

Ivan Martinez

Online | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM MWF | CRN: 14316

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.

 

Research

IMMB 497

Kathleen Brundage

TBA | CRN: 17104

Independent research projects.

 

Independent Study

IENG 495

Kenneth Currie

TBA | CRN: 17105

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

 

Professional Field Experience

JRL 491

Elizabeth Oppe

TBA | CRN: 16218

 

History of Landscape Architecture

LARC 212

Judith Wasserman

Online | TBA | CRN: 14776

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.)

 

Intro to Library Research

ULIB 101

Lynne Stahl

Online | TBA | CRN: 18132

This special section of ULIB 101 explores the politics of information in the context of COVID-19 through an interdisciplinary humanities approach. How is pandemic-related information produced, circulated and discussed, and how does this cycle reflect, expose, and perpetuate existing social inequalities related to race, gender, class, ability, and more?

 

SPTP: Small Business Consulting

MANG 493B

Jodi Goodman

Online | 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM MWF | CRN: 17872

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Calculus 2

MATH 156

Hong-Jian Lai

White Hall Room G04 | 11:10 AM - 12:20 PM MWF  | CRN: 11071

 

Multivariable Calculus

MATH 251

Casian Pantea

White Hall Room G04 | 09:50 AM - 11:00 AM MWF | CRN: 13428

 

Elementary Differential Equations

MATH 261

Jessica Deshler

Armstrong Hall Room 422 | 11:10 AM - 12:20 PM MWF | CRN: 11072

 

Independent Study: Capstone

MATH 495

Lori Ogden

TBA | CRN: 17089

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

 

Introduction to MAE Design

MAE 102

William Wayne

Engineering Sciences Building Room G78B | 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MWF | CRN: 14389

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.

 

Mechatronics

MAE 211

Jason Gross

Online | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 16682

PR: ENGR 102 or CHE 102 or MAE 102. 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 G102 | 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF | CRN: 14388

PR: (ENGR 102 or CHE 102 or MAE 102) and (MATH 154 or MATH 155 with a grade of a 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.

 

Heat Transfer

MAE 423

Terence Musho

Online | 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM TTR | CRN: 16164

PR: WVU sections require MATH 261 with a grade of C- or better and MAE 320 and (MAE 331 or MAE 335), WVUIT sections require MAE 320 and MAE 321 as prerequisites and MAE 419 as a corequisite. 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.

 

Professional Field Experience

MAE 491

Andrew Rhodes

Online | TBA | CRN: 17033

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.

 

Media Literacy

MDIA 201

Jasper Fessmann

Martin Hall Room 205 | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR | CRN: 16611

This course trains students in news media literacy as well as literacy for other forms of media discourse: Entertainment, sports, literature, and more. It teaches distinctions of media (print/broadcast/online) and their different structures and standards, analyzes forms of sourcing (factual, editorial, anonymous), and explores the construction of credibility, bias and truth in media.

 

Media Writing

MDIA 215

John Temple

Online | TBA | CRN: 17608

PR: College of Media major or minor. 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.

 

Media Ethics and Law

MDIA 328

Joel Beeson

Online | TBA | CRN: 17745

PR: JRL 215 or MDIA 215 with a minimum grade of C-. 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.

 

Independent Study

MUSC 495

David Taddie

TBA | CRN: 17037

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

 

Intro: Native American Studies

NAS 200

Bonnie Brown

Online | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM TTR | CRN: 16522

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.

 

HNRS: NSG 100 Add-On

NSG 298A

Roger Carpenter

Online | 05:00 PM - 05:50 PM W | CRN: 17260

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

 

HNRS: NSG 211 Add-On

NSG 298B

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 17261

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

 

HNRS: NSG 212 Add-On

NSG 298C

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 17262

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

 

HNRS: NSG 250 Add-On

NSG 298D

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 17263

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

 

HNRS: NSG 311 Add-On

NSG 298E

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 17264

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

 

Independent Study

NSG 495

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 13348

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

 

Research

NSG 497

Roger Carpenter

Online | TBA | CRN: 17038

Independent research projects.

 

Intro to Symbolic Logic

PHIL 260

Geoff Georgi

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122 | 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM MWF | CRN: 13830

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.

 

Metaphysics

PHIL 301

Geoff Georgi

Oglebay Hall Room 117 | 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM MWF | CRN: 16204

PR: 3 hours of philosophy. Traditional problems associated with reality and experience, universals and particulars, causality, space and time, matter and mind, and the nature of the self.

 

Health Care Ethics

PHIL 331

Daniel Miller

Online | TBA | CRN: 17750

PR: 3 hours philosophy or pre-med or health sciences student. 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.

 

Pedagogy Theory and Application

PET 233

Emi Tsuda

CPASS Building Room 115 | 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM MWF | CRN: 15182

PR: PET 101 and PET 124 and PET 125 and PET 167 and PET 175 and PET 244 and PET 276 and PR or CONC: PET 228 and PET 349 with a minimum grade of C- in all. Applied pedagogical theory, including assessment, planning, design, management, and delivery of instruction in physical education settings.

 

Health-Optimizing Physical Education

PET 349

Margaret Roberts

Online | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 15184

PR: PET 124 and PET 125 and PET 167 and PET 175 and PET 244 with a minimum grade of C- in all. Introduction to the foundations and components of health-related fitness, appropriate curriculum for K-12 programming, effective teaching principles, and assessment of physical activity and fitness.

 

General Physics

PHYS 111

Weichao Tu

Online | 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF | CRN: 12778

 

Intro International Relations

POLS 260

David Hauser

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 126 | 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM MWF | CRN: 15672

Theories and concepts in international politics and their application to contemporary world politics.

 

Introduction to National Security

POLS 261

David Hauser

Online | 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM MWF | CRN: 15106

Introduction to theories related to security studies and national security. Includes discussions of intelligence, strategy, military operations, terrorism, and civil/military affairs, along with current events.

 

Concepts in Political Theory

POLS 270

Philip Michelbach

Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122 | 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM TTR | CRN: 17440

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


Gender/Politics & Policy

POLS 337

Eric Myers

Online | TTH 8:30 – 9:45 TTR | CRN 17473

Comparative study of how gender differences affect politics across the world. Emphasis on advanced industrial democracies. Topics include: political attitudes and behavior, gender differences in political recruitment, and the impact of gender on public policy.

 

Introduction to Public and Community Health

PUBH 101

Michael McCawley

Health Sciences North Room 1901 | 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM TTR | CRN: 16081

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 Perspective Public Health

PUBH 201

*****STAFF*****

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:50 PM TTR | CRN: 16085

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.

 

Climate Change & Public Health

PUBH 337

Robert Duval

Online | 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM TTR | CRN: 17894

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. Also addresses policies and technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the need for strategies for mitigation and adaptation.

 

SPTP: Intro Outbreak Investigation

PUBH 493B

*****STAFF*****

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:50 PM TTR | CRN: 18017

Investigation of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

 

Leadership-Experiential Education

RPTR 251

Shannon Arbogast

Engineering Sciences Building Room 207 | 02:00 PM - 04:50 PM TR | CRN: 16490

 

Introduction to World Religions

RELG 102

Joseph Snow

Brooks Hall Room 151 | 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM MWF | CRN: 12672

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.

 

Biblical Ethics/Current Issues

RELG 350

Alyssa Beall

Online | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 16755

Introduction to biblical ethics and its application to current issues. Issues such as war, the environment, and biotechnology are explored by interpreting biblical texts as a touchstone of ethical principles and values.

 

Human Diversity

SOWK 147

Kathleen Chaney

Armstrong Hall Room 209 | 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM M | CRN: 15093

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

Ming Hsieh Hall Room G20 | 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM TTR | CRN: 15804

PR: Consent. (Must be completed before applying to the major.) Overview of the social welfare field and social work profession. Emphasizes social work values and ethics.

 

Social Problems in Contemporary America

SOCA 207

Daniel Brewster

Ming Hsieh Hall Room G21 | 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM MWF | CRN: 15057

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

 

The Craft of Anthropology

SOCA 259

Susanna Donaldson

Online | 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM MWF | CRN: 16395

Orientation to the anthropological discipline. Focus on disciplinary ethics and building anthropological reading, writing, and research skills.

 

Intermediate Spanish 2

SPAN 204

*****STAFF*****

Online | 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM MWF | CRN: 15830

PR: SPAN 203 or score of S4 on placement exam. Foundation for advanced study of Spanish. Emphasis on oral and written communication.

 

SPED in Contemporary Society

SPED 304

*****STAFF*****

Online | TBA | CRN: 16222

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. (Equivalent of DISB 304).

 

Intro to Sport Management

SM 167

Gary Lhotsky

Student Recreation Center Room G44 | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM MWF | CRN: 16633

Overview of the sport management profession including career opportunities, critical current issues.trends, professional standards and the professional organizations.

 

Issues in Sport Studies

SM 387

Dennis Jones

Online | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 14147

 

Sport Marketing

SM 486

Justin Wartella

South Agricultural Sciences Room 1021 | 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MWF | CRN: 13802

 

Psychological Aspects of Sport Injury

SEP 425

Johannes Raabe

Online | TBA | CRN: 13800

 

Sport Studies Research Methods

SEP 474

Dana Voelker

Agricultural Sciences Building Room G06 | 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR | CRN: 13797

 

Sport Studies Research Methods

SEP 474

Johannes Raabe

Online | TBA | CRN: 13798

 

Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science

UTCH 221

Nancy Spillane

CPASS Building Room G10 | 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM TTR | CRN: 15098

PR: ARSC 120 and PR or CONC: ARSC 220. 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

Yuanhua Wang

CPASS Building Room G10 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TTR | CRN: 15290

PR: UTCH 221 with a minimum grade of C-. 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.

 

Effective Public Speaking

WVUE 270

Carolyn Atkins

TBA | CRN: 18158

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.

 

Presidential Student Ambassadors: Leading & Serving

WVUE 280

Carolyn Atkins

TBA | 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM TTR | CRN: 18160

PR: Consent. In addition to developing and presenting four major public speaking assignments, students fulfill Student Engagement & Leadership requirements of 20 leadership events and 40 service hours to become Certified Student Leaders.

 

Presidential Student Ambassadors: Speakers Bureau

WVUE 281

Carolyn Atkins

TBA | CRN: 18161

PR: WVUE 280 with a minimum grade of B-. Students who have completed WVUe 280 (Presidential Student Ambassadors: Leading & Serving) will enroll in Speakers Bureau the following semester. They will speak to eight external audiences (e.g., prospective and current WVU students and/or their families, WVU/State audiences, etc.) about university-related topics. The professor will assign four events; students will be responsible for scheduling additional audiences, pre-approved by the Professor.

 

Women in Movies

WGST 150

Kristiina Riivald

Clark Hall Room 208 | 05:00 PM - 07:50 PM W | CRN: 16123

Through viewing popular Hollywood films, we will analyze femininity across the life span. Critical thinking and cultural analysis will be practiced as we study heroines, working girls, motherhood, brides, cheerleaders, and old women on screen.

 

Perspectives on LGBTQ Studies

WGST 260

Ellen Belchior Rodrigues

Clark Hall Room 312 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM TTR | CRN: 16152

Overview of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer studies. Examines the construction of gender, biological sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity, expression and performance related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, pansexual, and two-spirit identities. Also examines intersections with race, ethnicity, class, nation, culture, ability, and religion.

 

Independent Study

WGST 495

Kathleen Ryan

TBA | CRN: 17080

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

 

Independent Study

WGST 495

Ellen Belchior Rodrigues

TBA | CRN: 17107

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

 

 

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