Nov 18, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Course Changes Effective Spring 2019


AMST 220 - Introduction to American Studies - Description changed to: What does it mean to be an American? This course aims at answering this question by exploring cultural pluralism in American political, social and economic life while focusing on systems of power and inequality. This interdisciplinary course uses historical information, personal memoirs, works of fiction, academic essays, television shows, films, popular music, advertisements and internet sources to promote discussion about race, ethnicity, gender, class, religion and sexuality in both past and present contexts.


AVSC 200 - Instrument Flight - Prerequisite changed to: AVSC 100 (or AVSC 108) and AVSC 111

AVSC 212 - Instrument Pilot Ground School - Prerequisite changed to: AVSC 100 (or AVSC 108) and AVSC 111

AVSC 217 - Air Traffic Control - Prerequisite changed to: AVSC 100 (or AVSC 108) and AVSC 111


COMM 227, 305, 312, 313, 334, 336, 337, 341, 350, 353, 359, 366, 371, 373, 390, 391, 392, 401, 415, 430, 492, 493, 495, 496 - Prerequisite COMM courses no longer require a minimum grade of “C”

COMM 337 Publich Relations and Theory - Title changed to: Public Relations Theory and Research


COMP 320 Unix/Linux System Administration - Prerequisite changed to: COMP 250. When offered changed to: alternate years.


EDMC 532 The Teacher as Leader: From Issues to Advocacy - Description changed to: This course addresses the critical social, economic, political and sociocultural issues challenging educators and society today. Issues are examined from a variety of vantage points, including philosophical, theoretical underpinnings, research findings and the positions taken by professional organizations and teacher unions. Students will write an informed philosophy of education paper focused on their professional status to be included in their eportfolio at the end of the program. They will also articulate a personal position on critical issues in education, discuss techniques for leadership in schools, and understand how school and community advocacy are important for the professional educator.


GEOG 315 Quantitative Methods in Geography - Title changed to: Environmental Applications in Spatial Analytics; prerequisite changed to: GEOG 213; description changed to: To better understand the natural world, we use spatial data and analysis methods which allow us to capture, analyze and model environmental processes. Remotely sensed data from UAVs, satellites and other methods, along with other geospatial data have explicit location encoded in their structure, which allows us to combine and analyze the information within a spatial context. This course will give students hands-on experience in applied GIS and statistical methods for analyzing data sets to better understand earth processes.


LASP 281 Spanish Conversation - Prerequisite changed to: LASP 200 or consent of instructor


PHYS 437 Optics II - Title changed to: Optics with Lab; prerequisite changed to: PHYS 244 with a minimum grade of “C-“

PHYS 439 Mechanics - Format changed to: Two hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory period weekly.


PSYC 370 Abnormal Psychology - Prerequisite changed to: PSYC 100; and PSYC 150; and PSYC 201 with a minimum grade of “C”; or consent of instructor