ECON 2106. Principles of Microeconomics (3-0-3) This principles of economics course is intended to introduce students to concepts that will enable them to understand and analyze structure and performance of the market economy.
ENGL 2111. World Literature 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A survey of important works of world literature from ancient times through the mid-seventeenth century.
ENGL 2112. World Literature 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A survey of important works of world literature from the mid-seventeenth century to the present.
ENGL 2158. Advanced Writing for the Non-English Major (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a C or better. This course is dedicated to the development of writing skills, allowing non-English majors to express themselves through coherent written communication. In particular, the course will explore narrative, expository, analytical, and persuasive prose at a level beyond freshman composition. Such explorations will build a foundation for more specific tasks found within non-English curricula. This course will involve research using the APA style guide.
ITDS 1145. Comparative Arts (3-0-3) An introduction to the arts with emphasis on common elements, parallel dimensions, and aesthetic perception and response. (Course fee required.)
ITDS 2125. Historical Perspectives on the Philosophy of Science and Mathematics (3-0-3) Overview of the history and philosophical underpinnings of science and mathematics. Connections of broader history and context to science and mathematics learning. Course may be attempted only two times.
PHIL 2020. Critical Thinking (3-0-3) A systematic introduction to the discipline of correct reasoning. Emphasis is on the structure and criteria of good inductive and deductive argument, problem solving, and an analysis of relevant and irrelevant techniques of persuasion.
PHIL 2030. Moral Philosophy (3-0-3) An examination of the main theories of moral obligation and evaluation with application to current moral issues. Includes discussion of the ideas and procedures in analysis and judgment of moral problems.
PHIL 2500. Formal Logic (3-0-3) An introduction to contemporary techniques in logic with special attention given to deductive models and decision methods. Emphasis is placed on the application of logic to argument analysis, problem solving, foundations of mathematics, science, and computer science.
POLS 2101. Introduction to Political Science (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 1101 with a grade of C or better. Introduction to the field of political science. Includes approaches to the study of politics, political ideologies, and the functions of law. Does not substitute for POLS 1101. Required of all political science majors.
SOCI 1101. Introduction to Sociology (3-0-3) A scientific examination of human social behavior and institutions. Basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology, with an emphasis on culture, socialization, social organizations, and major institutions (e.g., family, education, religion, the political order, and the economy). (Course fee required).