Anthropology

ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology

3 Credits

Introduction to the study of human societies. The purpose of anthropological research is to study and interpret human culture and behavior through scientific and humanistic means. This course explores human societies through the language, social and political systems, marriage, kinship, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, religion, and economic systems of humans across the globe.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS001.

ANTH-2010 Peoples and Cultures of the World

3 Credits

Cross cultural understanding of universal human concerns and issues affecting particular regions and cultures, using a variety of anthropological perspectives and theories. Emphasis on concerns of non-Western peoples and cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology, or SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

ANTH-2110 Archaeology

3 Credits

Investigation of the human past using archaeological methods and perspectives. Provides a survey of significant archaeological findings and interpretations from across the globe.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS003.

Art

ART-1010 Art Appreciation

3 Credits

Introduction to the nature, vocabulary, media, and history of art as well as an examination of art's themes and purposes, visual elements, and principles of design.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ART-1040 Survey of Non-Western Art

3 Credits

Provides a stylistic and historical overview of indigenous visual arts in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, the Islamic World, China, Japan, Oceania, South America, Mesoamerica, and Native North America.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ART-1600 Introduction to Art Therapy

3 Credits

Introduces basic concepts of art as therapy and provides an overview of the origins, theories, and foundations of art therapy. Covers 2-D art techniques as it applies to art therapy. Students will be exposed to a variety of art media, major readings regarding utilizing art as a means of communication, as well as, understanding the healing properties of utilizing art therapy techniques. Artistic talent is not required for this course. Professional level certification in Art Therapy requires appropriate work experience and a master's degree from an approved program. Course meets AATA prerequisites for entering a master's program in Art Therapy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

ART-2020 Art History Survey: Prehistoric to Renaissance

3 Credits

A stylistic and historical overview of the visual arts in Western culture from inception to the fifteenth century including: Prehistoric, Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, Early Medieval Monastic, Carolingian and Ottonian, Romanesque, Gothic, Fourteenth-Century Art in Italy, Fifteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain, and the Early Renaissance in Italy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH005 (Course 1 of 2, both must be taken).

ART-2030 Art History Survey: Late Renaissance to Present

3 Credits

A stylistic and historical overview of the visual arts in Western culture from the sixteenth century through today, including Italian Renaissance, Mannerism, Sixteenth Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain, Baroque and Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism, Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Centuries Art in Europe and the United States.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH005 (Course 2 of 2, both must be taken).

Communication Studies

COMM-1000 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication

3 Credits

Define and explain basic terms, principles, and theories of interpersonal communication. Examine and adjust communication behaviors with the goal of improving one’s own communication skills. Critically apply interpersonal theories in a variety of contexts and demonstrate an understanding of following aspects of interpersonal relationships: verbal, nonverbal, listening, perception, conflict, power, influence, and culture.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OCM002.

Dance

DANC-1100 Dance Appreciation

3 Credits

This course explores dance as it relates to artistic, cultural, religious, social and historical contexts. Through viewing recorded and live dance, reading, writing, discussing, and moving, students will explore dance as a mode of human expression and communication. Students will learn a basic history of dance allowing them to identify different styles, important contributors, and to develop a framework for discussing types of movement.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

Economics

ECON-1210 Survey of Economics

3 Credits

Overview of economic principles and problems designed to provide general understanding of structure, organization and operation of our economy. Relationship of economy to our social and political welfare and its determination of the fundamental standard of living, on both macro and micro levels.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

ECON-2000 Principles of Microeconomics

3 Credits

This course uses the basic tools of microeconomics to study the economic decisions of households and business firms in a market based economic system with some government involvement.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-0955 Beginning Algebra I or appropriate score on Math placement test to enroll in a 1000-level Mathematics course.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS004

ECON-2010 Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Credits

This course introduces the language, tools, and basic models used to study the aggregate economy, including the impact of fiscal policy and monetary policy. It is recommended that students take ECON-2000 prior to taking this course.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-0955 Beginning Algebra or appropriate score on Math Placement test to enroll in 1000-level Mathematics.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS005

Education

EDUC-1011 Introduction to Education

3 Credits

Designed to introduce the student to the broad and complex field of public education. Emphasis on personal and professional characteristics required for successful teaching. This course also requires 18 hours of field observation in primary and/or secondary school classrooms within the term.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OED007 and Career Technical Assurance Guide CTEDU007.

EDUC-1020 Educational Technology

3 Credits

Identify, select, evaluate, use, and troubleshoot instructional technology, electronic media, operating and utility software to meet curricular goals. Use instructional design and integration strategies to design and produce developmentally and culturally appropriate materials that align with Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium/Ohio standards.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

EDUC-1411 Individuals with Exceptionalities

3 Credits

This is a survey course to prepare all educators to teach diverse learners, including those with exceptionalities. It covers developmental characteristics, assessment methods, intervention strategies, and ethical principles for students in education and community settings.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EDUC-1011 Introduction to Education.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OED009.

EDUC-2050 Human Diversity in Education

3 Credits

Relationships between a variety of socio-cultural patterns of students and communities and abilities to instruct. Development of strategies for increasing the educational potential of all students.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): EDUC-1011 Introduction to Education or ECED-1010 Introduction to Early Childhood Education: Children's Development and Programs.

English

ENG-1010 College Composition I

3 Credits

Study of and practice in academic writing; reading and interpretation of selected texts. Course may be thematically organized.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement test score, or ENG-0900 Transition to College English; or ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II; or ESL-1310 English as a Second Language: Grammar for Communication III and ESL-1321 ESL: Reading and Writing III, and ESL-1331 English as a Second Language: Speaking and Listening III; or ESL-1510 English as a Second Language: Accelerated Grammar II , and ESL-1520 English as a Second Language: Accelerated Writing II , and ESL-1530 English as a Second Language: Accelerated Speaking & Listening II , and ESL-1540 English as a Second Language: Accelerated Reading II; or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TME001.

ENG-101H Honors College Composition I

3 Credits

Study and practice in academic writing; reading and interpretation of selected texts. Requires intensive critical/analytical thinking, writing and speaking. Course may be thematically organized. Note: Course meets the ENG-1010 graduation requirements.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement test score, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TME001.

ENG-1020 College Composition II

3 Credits

Study and practice of persuasive and argumentative writing with emphasis on analysis and research; reading and interpretation of selected texts. Course may be thematically organized.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TME002.

ENG-102H Honors College Composition II

3 Credits

Study and practice of persuasive and argumentative writing with emphasis on anaylsis and research; reading and interpretation of selected texts. Requires intensive critical/analytical thinking, writing and speaking. Course may be thematically organized. Note: Course meets the ENG-1020 graduation requirements.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-101H Honors College Composition I; or ENG-1010 College Composition I and departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TME002.

ENG-2020 Women Writers on the Experiences of Women

3 Credits

An introduction to women's literature through the study of classic and contemporary readings. Involves analysis of theme, character, plot, setting, dramatic conflict, and writing style. Provides an opportunity to study literature by women authors that are not traditionally covered in most American and British literature survey courses.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II.

ENG-2151 Technical Writing

3 Credits

The role of writer and audience in the technical communication process; emphasis on the actual writing and evaluation of technical, business, and online documents; includes layout, design principles, and ethical issues as well as writing for diverse audiences. Requires individual and group writing projects and presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TME002

ENG-2310 American Literature I

3 Credits

Survey of significant works of American prose and poetry from the pre-Columbian period through 1865.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH053.

ENG-2320 American Literature II

3 Credits

Survey of major works of American prose, poetry, and drama from 1865 to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH054.

ENG-2350 British Literature I

3 Credits

Survey of major works of British prose, poetry, and drama from early period to 1785.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH055.

ENG-2360 British Literature II

3 Credits

Survey of major works of British prose, poetry, and drama from 1785 to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH056.

ENG-2410 Introduction to Literature: Poetry

3 Credits

Critical analysis of selected works of poetry, designed to develop understanding and appreciation of poem as literary forms.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2420 Introduction to Literature: Fiction

3 Credits

Critical analysis of selected works of fiction, designed to develop understanding and appreciation of various modes of fiction as literary forms.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2510 African-American Literature I

3 Credits

Study of major works of African-Americans from colonial period to 1940.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2520 African-American Literature II

3 Credits

Study of major works of African-Americans from 1940 to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2601 Literature for Children and Adolescents

3 Credits

Reading, discussion, interpretation, and written analysis of a wide variety of literary works written for children and adolescents

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2700 World Literature

3 Credits

Study of World's major authors, themes, and literary movements from earliest literature to modern literature. Emphasis is on writers from the non-Western world. Some works of Western authors may be used for comparative purposes and to demonstrate interconnectedness of world's various cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2710 Shakespeare

3 Credits

Critical analysis of selected works of Shakespeare.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

ENG-2760 Detective Fiction: Mystery, Murder, and Malice

3 Credits

Study of detective fiction as a genre from the nineteenth century to the present day.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II; or departmental approval.

Geography

GEOG-1000 Introduction to Geography

3 Credits

Introduction and description of the four traditions of geography: Human Geography, Physical Geography, Spatial Studies, and Nature and Society interactions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OSS007 and Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

GEOG-1010 World Regional Geography

3 Credits

Study of present issues and future prospects of developed and developing countries. Emphasis on economic activities determined by physical environment, social and cultural characteristics, and political stability.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS008.

GEOG-1030 Environmental Geography

3 Credits

Study of issues created by a rapidly increasing world population causing depletion of world energy resources and agricultural crises. Other environmental problems including pollution, destruction of rain forests, overgrazing, and loss of habitat considered.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

GEOG-1050 Africans in the Americas

3 Credits

Study of world regions touched by the African Diaspora, especially Africa, Caribbean, Brazil, and United States. Focus on characteristics of each region, demographic changes, and variations that shaped culture during and after slavery and to the present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

German

GER-1010 Beginning German I

4 Credits

Introduction to German through multiple approaches with emphasis on speaking and understanding. Practice in conversational German and aural comprehension of topics of daily interest. Some practice in writing basic sentences and small simple paragraphs on relevant topics and reading short paragraphs. Basic geography and a variety of cultural material presented as well.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OFL007.

GER-1020 Beginning German II

4 Credits

Development of proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. Emphasis on strengthening conversational skills through discussions of selected readings and cultural topics.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): GER-1010 Beginning German I, or one year of high school German, or departmental approval.

History

HIST-1010 History of Civilization I

3 Credits

Introduction to study of world civilizations from the beginning of human civilization to 1500.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test to enroll in ENG-1010 College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS041 and OHS009 (1 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-1020 History of Civilization II

3 Credits

Introduction to study of world civilizations from 1500 to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS042 and OHS009 (2 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-1510 United States History to 1877

3 Credits

An overview and critical examination of United States history from Age of Exploration to end of Reconstruction, with emphasis on significant political, social, cultural, economic and military events as well as specific historical personalities. Will also examine the influence and contributions of women, minorities and ethnic groups.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS043 and OHS010 (1 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-151H Honors United States History to 1877

3 Credits

Introduction to study of United States history from Age of Exploration to end of Reconstruction. Analysis of historical problems and use of primary sources in study of history.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-101H Honors College Composition I, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS043 and OHS010 (1 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-1520 United States History Since 1877

3 Credits

An overview and critical examination of United States history from 1877 to the present with emphasis on significant political, social, cultural, economic and military events as well as specific historical personalities. Will also examine the influence and contributions of women, minorities and ehnic groups.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals Ii, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS044 and OHS010 (2 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-152H Honors United States History since 1877

3 Credits

An in-depth study of United States history from 1877 to the present, with emphasis on significant political, social, cultural, economic and military events as well as specific historical personalities. Also examines the influence and contributions of women, minorities and ethnic groups. Analysis of historical problems and use of primary sources.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OHS044 and OHS010 (2 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

HIST-1700 History of Africa

3 Credits

General survey of African history with special emphasis on pre-colonial (pre-1500) Africa plus political, economic and social challenges of nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Importance of Islam and emergence of South Africa from apartheid era.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

HIST-2070 African American Women-History

3 Credits

Historical study of African-American women from their cultural roots in Africa, experiences during the Middle Passage, adaptation and influence in the Americas, and special focus on North America from colonial times to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Any 1000-level history or political science course, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test; or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

HIST-2080 Latin American History

3 Credits

Study of history of Latin America from indigenous civilizations to present time. Analysis of social, cultural, political, and economic development of the region and relations between Latin American nations and United States.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or departmental approval.

HIST-2090 Ohio History

3 Credits

Study of history of Ohio from Native American societies and origins of statehood to present time. Analysis of environmental, political, social, economic, and intellectual aspects of the state. Role of transportation, industrialization, and immigration as well as contributions of women and cultural groups in the state`s development. Analysis of role of Ohio in American development.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or departmental approval.

HIST-2150 African American History to 1877

3 Credits

Analysis and study of African American experiences from African origins through Atlantic slave trade, adaption to the Americas, and influence on American culture from slavery to emancipation and Reconstruction.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

HIST-2160 African American History 1877-present

3 Credits

Anaylsis and study of African American experience from the end of Reconstruction, development of institutionalized racial discrimination, growth of racial advancement organizations, migration to cities, development of racial consciousness, and struggle for civil rights and political power until present time.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

HIST-2660 Women in American History

3 Credits

Study of changing role of women in America from colonial times to present. Introduction to current research techniques used to reconstruct family, political and work roles, special emphasis on participation in social reforms leading to women's rights, suffrage and feminist movements, impact of race, gender and region on gender perspectives and conflicts, evaluation of contemporary trends.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test; and any 1000-level history or political science course, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

Humanities

HUM-1010 Introduction to Humanities

3 Credits

Examines creative enterprise in human cultures through the study of great works of art and literature. Lectures, performances, exhibits, and multi-media presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

HUM-1020 The Individual in Society

3 Credits

Introduction to works of art, philosophies, and scientific views that portray, explain, and evaluate positions and interactions of individuals in society. Lectures, performances, exhibits, and multi-media presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

Media and Journalism Studies

MJS-1010 Principles of Media and Communications

3 Credits

Introduce communication and media, and critically examine the roles that communication and media play in everyday life. Explore communication principles, theories, and practical skills vital for becoming effective communicators in a variety of contexts.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OCM006

MJS-1310 Film Appreciation

3 Credits

Introduction to cinema studies including: film genres, narrative story telling, directing, acting, cinematography, editing, and sound in films. Includes survey of world film history and criticism. Class views motion picture masterpieces from a number of countries.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MJS-1320 Social Media Communication

3 Credits

Introduces students to blogging, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other kinds of social media as an important, natural evolution of modern journalism. Examines social media of all kinds and teaches students about using social media for fun and profit. In addition, examines the affects of social media on business, government and politics, and sociological behavior.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment.

MJS-1610 Survey of the Black Press

3 Credits

Nature and function of Black press including broadcast, with emphasis on history and function of Black press and impact of Black press on minorities in general. Special attention on career opportunities for minorities and problems of black journalist working with general press.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

MJS-2040 American Cinema

3 Credits

American film history from its beginnings to the present day. American film as an expression of American society and popular culture. Topics include: classical Hollywood cinema; the studio system; the star; genre studies of the western, comedy, musical, combat films, and film noir; Hollywood in the age of television; the film school generation; and into the 21st century.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

Music

MUS-1010 Survey of European Classical Music

3 Credits

Introduction to elements and styles of European classical music. Composers, works, instrumentation and forms studied in their cultural and historical context. Focus on listening and understanding European classical music.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MUS-1020 Survey of Jazz

3 Credits

Introduction to basic elements and techniques of jazz. Function of jazz instrumentation, forms, improvisation and other musical elements and conventions indigenous to jazz. Characteristic features of various styles and artists studied. Focus on listening to and understanding jazz.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MUS-1030 Survey of Rock and Roll

3 Credits

Survey of most influential and innovative works and artists of rock music from origins to present. Includes terminology, techniques, style, instrumentation and lyrics, with references to cultural and historical context. Course involves listening to, reading and discussing of artists and recordings. Focus on listening to and understanding rock and roll music.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MUS-1040 Survey of African-American Music

3 Credits

Chronological study of history of African-American music from eighteenth century through 1920s. Oral traditions and performance practices studied in cultural and historical context. Sacred, folk, popular, and classical music, and precursors of jazz discussed. Focus on listening to and understanding African-American music.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MUS-1050 Survey of World Music

3 Credits

Introduction to elements and styles of music of diverse ethnic cultures. Instruments, forms, and concepts of music explored through art and folk music to develop an understanding of how basic materials of music work together. Focus on listening to and understanding music of diverse cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

MUS-1110 Music Business I

3 Credits

Examination of multiple facets of music industry. Includes exploration of career options, recording industry, performance and promotion, music business contracts, marketing of songs, music publishing, copyrights, and retail.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

Philosophy

PHIL-1000 Critical Thinking

3 Credits

This course serves as an introduction to principles of critical and creative thinking with an emphasis on real-world practical applications. Formal and informal tools of logical analysis will be applied to controversial topical issues.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

PHIL-1010 Introduction to Philosophy

3 Credits

Basic concepts, reasoning skills, and attitudes employed in philosophical inquiry. Study and analysis of perennial philosophical problems through critical examination of writings of classical and contemporary philosophers. Prepares students for further work in philosophy and any area of learning requiring reasoned views.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH045.

PHIL-2010 Comparative World Religion

3 Credits

Study of origin, nature, and meaning of major world religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Confucianism.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

PHIL-2020 Ethics

3 Credits

Study of systems and problems of human conduct with applications to moral problems and decisions. Prepares students with work in philosophy, applied ethics, and any area of learning requiring reasoned views.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH and Transfer Assurance Guide OAH046.

PHIL-2050 Bioethics

3 Credits

Introduction to study and analysis of moral philosophy as applied to issues in healthcare with emphasis on developing students` abilities to correctly identify moral problems and defend their moral judgments.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

PHIL-2060 Business Ethics

3 Credits

Application of moral philosophy including ethical theories and moral principles to issues in business and other organizations with an emphasis on developing the students ability to identify and analyze ethical issues.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH

Political Science

POL-1010 American National Government

3 Credits

Nature, purpose, theories and forms of government of United States at national level. Relationships between structure, function and process. Dynamics of political change, including role and significance of U.S. Constitution. Current issues of American public policy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test; or instructor approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS011.

POL-1020 State & Local Government

3 Credits

Examination of state and local governments within the United States federal system. Intergovernmental relations and dynamics of the electoral process, including impacts of public policy decisions on individual lives. Several policy areas may be studied.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test; or instructor approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS014.

POL-2060 Political Systems of Africa

3 Credits

Comparative discussion of selected topics in Africa with particular focus on interrelationship between internal and external affairs. Examination of colonial policies, party systems, interest groups and modes of development.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): POL-1010 American National Government is recommended.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

POL-2070 International Relations

3 Credits

Study of International Relations. Explores how individuals, nation-states, non-governmental and international organizations interact with one another. Emphasis on major sub-fields of security, international political economy, international development and the global environment.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I and POL-1010 American National Government, or by instructor's discretion.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS012.

POL-2100 Constitutional Law

3 Credits

The origins and development of American constitutional and legal system. Emphasizes the structure and role of Supreme Court in constitutional interpretation and major decisions concerning important areas of litigation. Major areas of emphasis include federalism, separation of powers, civil liberties, civil rights, and rights of the criminally accused. Historical and current court cases discussed.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, and POL-1010 American National Government.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

POL-2120 Women and Politics

3 Credits

[This course is cross-listed as WST-2120. Credit can only be earned once for either course.] This course examines women’s role in all aspects of the political process in the United States. Topics addressed include political history, participation, and public policy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): POL-1010 American National Government, or HIST-1020 History of Civilization II, or HIST-1520 United States History Since 1877.

Psychology

PSY-1010 General Psychology

3 Credits

Scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history of psychology, scientific methods, biological processes, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, intelligence, human development, motivation and emotion, personality, abnormal behavior, social psychology and diversity.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS015.

PSY-101H Honors General Psychology

3 Credits

Examination of historical and conceptual foundations of modern psychology, its methodology and enduring issues within subdisciplines. Research basis of psychology and discussion of original source materials emphasized.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG-1010 College Composition I with "B" or higher; or eligibility for ENG-101H Honors College Composition; or psychology department approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS015.

PSY-1050 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 Credits

Focuses on the application of research to the workplace and provides an overview of psychological principles as they relate to issues of industry and organizations. Topics include personnel selection, job analysis and design, job descriptions, training, motivational theories, job attitudes, performance appraisal, testing and assessment, teamwork, stress, workplace violence and U.S. employment laws related to personnel decisions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

PSY-2010 Child Growth and Development

3 Credits

Study of human growth and development from conception through puberty. Emphasis on biological, cognitive, social and emotional development. Physiological and psychological processes examined. Major developmental issues examined from diverse perspectives.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS045.

PSY-2020 Life Span Development

4 Credits

Study of human growth and development throughout the life span. Examination of major theories and research findings in the field of developmental psychology. Emphasis on biological, cognitive, social and emotional development. Examine the impact of diversity/culture on life span development. Identify the major issues of life span development and the influence of diversity / culture. Students will analyze, appraise and apply the major developmental theories to everyday life scenarios. Students will construct an understanding of cross cultural development across the life span.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS048.

PSY-202H Honors Life Span Development

4 Credits

Study of human growth and development throughout the life span. Analysis and evaluation of major theories and research findings in the field of developmental psychology. Emphasis on biological, cognitive, social and emotional development. Examine the impact of diversity / culture on life span development. Appraise the major issues of life span development and the influence of diversity / culture. Students will analyze, appraise and apply the major developmental theories to everyday life scenarios. Students will construct an understanding of cross cultural development across the life span.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology with a grade of "B" or higher; or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology and ENG-1010 College Composition I or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OSS048

PSY-2040 Social Psychology

3 Credits

Social influence on individuals ideas and behaviors, emphasis on issues such as attraction, prejudice, conformity and interpersonal communication.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS016.

PSY-2050 Psychology of Personality

3 Credits

Scientific study of personality, including motivation and development. Normal and abnormal personality considered along with its clinical applications and relevance to business and industry.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS018.

PSY-2060 Adolescent Psychology

3 Credits

Examines human development from puberty to young adulthood from variety of perspectives. Variations in development related to gender, social and cultural factors considered. Includes physical and sexual maturation, identity and self- image, family and peer relations, social, emotional and moral behavior, cognition and academic performance, work and leisure behavior, and transition to independence.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS046.

PSY-2080 Abnormal Psychology

3 Credits

Descriptive survey of behavioral and psychological disorders. Topics include past and present views of abnormal behavior, diagnostic and assessment procedures, classification, and causes, prevention and remediation of disorders.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS017.

PSY-2090 Psychology of Human Sexuality

3 Credits

This course examines the scientific study of Human Sexuality from a psychological perspective, providing students with an introductory overview of the biological, psychosocial, and developmental perspectives of sexuality. This course will also expose students to the diversity of human sexual expression. Topics include sexual anatomy, sexual arousal, gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexual health.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

PSY-2110 Educational Psychology

3 Credits

Examines the psychological basis of teaching and learning. Topics include theories of development and learning, learner motivation, learner differences, instructional strategies and assessment. Effects of cultural, social, and emotional factors on educational processes are also examined. This course is a requirement of teacher education programs.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OED008.

PSY-2120 Multicultural Health Psychology

3 Credits

Exploration and study of current topics, research, and theory in the specialty of Health Psychology across many cultures. An overview of topics such as psychoneuroimmunology and health, the basic issues and processes. Examination of the connections between the mind and body and the impact of cognition, emotions and behavior (life style choices) on the physiology of common acute and chronic illnesses and cultural influences. Exploration of stress and coping styles with an emphasis on prevention and treatment. A survey of ?quality of life? issues as created by health needs and resources available in the community for treatment.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

Religious Studies

REL-1010 Introduction to Religious Studies

3 Credits

Comprehensive introduction to concepts of religion, attributes of God, myth and symbol, faith and reason, rituals, and overview of major historical religions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

REL-2010 Religious Traditions of Western Christianity

3 Credits

Comprehensive introduction to history, writings, teachings, and liturgical practices of Western Christianity. Includes historical Jesus, new testament church, patristic church, medieval church, Protestant Reformation, and Church today (including ecumenical concerns following Second Vatican Council).

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

REL-2060 African-American Religious Experience

3 Credits

Comprehensive introduction to religious movements and institutions of African-Americans from period of slavery to present. Includes historical background, Protestantism, Islam, civil rights movement and modern role of religion in African-American life.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

Sociology

SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology

3 Credits

Scientific study of human society and social interaction. Includes an overview of the principles, perspectives, concepts, and research methods used in the sociological field with more intensive study in the following areas: culture, socialization, formal organizations, social structure, and social stratification. Additional emphasis is placed on the application of sociological concepts to current events.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS021.

SOC-1020 Social Institutions

3 Credits

A sociological examination of major social institutions: the family, religion, education, politics, economy, and health care. Analysis of social dynamics and change. Use of theory and research to develop an understanding of institutional development and evolution.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

SOC-2010 Social Problems

3 Credits

Analysis of contemporary American social problems such as race, poverty, drugs, sex, violence, crime and delinquency. Sociological approach used to understand underlying factors and history of problems, and to evaluate individual and societal solutions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS025.

SOC-2020 Sociology of the Family

3 Credits

Historical, comparative, and contemporary analysis of marriages and families and their relationship to other social institutions. Sociological perspectives used to understand social, psychological and economic aspects of intimate interpersonal relations across the lifecourse and among a variety of lifestyles and cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTh-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS023.

SOC-2051 Introduction to Social Welfare

3 Credits

Surveys history, functioning, and social issues of social welfare system relating them to broader American socio-economic and political systems. Special focus on problems of economically and socially disadvantaged groups. Examine how social welfare as an American institution provides the foundation for the social work profession.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OSS030.

SOC-2100 Aging and Society

3 Credits

Cross-cultural examination of social, biological and psychological process of aging. Societies studied with regards to social characteristics of older people, their social roles, relations with various social institutions, social networks, voluntary associations. Impact of social class, race, ethnicity, gender, religion and the media on aging and ageism considered.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

SOC-2110 Death and Dying

3 Credits

Examination of death and dying through a multi-disciplinary approach to understand connection of death and dying in various contexts: sociological, ethical, medical, legal, psychological, and religious.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

SOC-2150 Deviance

3 Credits

Sociological examination of deviant attitudes, behaviors and conditions. Exploration of how actions come to be defined as deviant, theories of deviance, and methods of social control reaction. Different types of deviant behavior examined, including sexual deviance, crime, drugs, medical deviance, and other forms of deviant behavior.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test; and SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology.

SOC-2160 Introduction to Criminology

3 Credits

To develop a sociological framework for examining crime. Review and apply major theories of criminal behavior. Critically examine how specific behaviors and social conditions become defined as crime. Use of sociological principles to assess the criminal justice system's ability to deter, punish, and rehabilitate offenders.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or CJ-1000 Introduction to Criminal Justice.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OSS034

SOC-2210 Dating and Intimate Relationships

3 Credits

Intimate relationships studied on life course continuum from early to late adulthood, taking into consideration profound effects exerted by ethnicity, race, gender, human sexuality, socioeconomic status, age and place of residency. Analysis of characteristics and trends related to various types of intimate relationships including friendship, dating, cohabitation, and marriage. Critical issues considered are relationship violence, gender identity, relationship dissolution, and/or resolution. Students use the concept of sociological imagination, public issues, and personal troubles to link events in society to the state of intimate relationships in America today with emphasis on the role of mass media and social media.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology; and ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

SOC-2410 Sociology of Gender

3 Credits

Analysis of the social construction of gender, gender roles, and gender stratification in American society. Compare gender assumptions within social and cross-cultural contexts. Examine socialization and social psychological influences on gender identity, the impact of gender in relationships, the importance of sex and gender in institutions and organizations, and the impact of recent social movements and social policies.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology, or SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or any 2000 level course in Sociology.

SOC-2510 Urban Sociology

3 Credits

Analysis of historical development of contemporary metropolis with its challenges to diversity, equality, inclusion, and change. Sociological concepts, theories and research methods used to characterize urban life and examine interrelatedness of social institutions typical of postmodern society. Cross-national comparisons drawn.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

SOC-2550 Race and Ethnic Relations

3 Credits

Analysis of sources, processes, and consequences of current intergroup relations in the United States; identification of various segments of population, their history and patterns of adaptation to prejudice and discrimination; and exploration of attempts to equalize power differences and structured social inequality. Includes cross-cultural comparisons.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or SOC-101H Honors Introductory Sociology, or PSY-1010 General Psychology, or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, or HIST-1720 African-American History 1877 to Present, or ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS and Transfer Assurance Guide OSS050

Theatre Arts

THEA-1010 Theatre Appreciation

3 Credits

The examination of theatre as a performance art by the study of its origins through contemporary times, and how contemporary theatre practitioners approach their crafts. Performance not required.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0980 Language Fundamentals I, or appropriate score on English Placement Test; or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

THEA-2210 History of Theatre and Drama I

3 Credits

Emphasizes the historical and critical study of theatre and drama from its origins to the Renaissance. An overview of the development of the physical theatre, the evolution of dramatic presentations, and representative playwrights.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): THEA-1010 Theatre Appreciation, or ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or eligibility for ENG-1010 Collete Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

THEA-2220 History of Theatre & Drama II

3 Credits

Emphasizes the historical and critical study of theatre and drama from the Renaissance to present-day theatrical conventions. An overview of the development of the physical theatre, the evolution of dramatic presentations, and representative playwrights.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): THEA-2210 History of Theatre and Drama I, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMAH.

THEA-2010 Script Analysis

3 Credits

Principles, theories and techniques of play script analysis for actor, director, designer, dramaturg, or playwright. Additional time required outside of class to attend at least two theatre productions over the length of the course.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): THEA-1010 Theatre Appreciation.

OAN Approved: Transfer Assurance Guide OAH024.

Urban Studies

UST-1010 Introduction to Urban Studies

3 Credits

Introduction to the study of cities and urban areas. Interdisciplinary examination of the development and structure of cities and the issues and challenges faced by urban areas.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

UST-1120 History of Cleveland

3 Credits

Development of Cleveland from New England village to metropolitan area. Role of economic and technical change, immigration, reform, world war, demographics, labor unions, transportation and political leadership examined. Rise of suburban areas in post World War II, decline of central city and prospects for revival. Explains how each major era of city shaped the present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

Women's Studies

WST-1510 Introduction to Women's Studies

3 Credits

Introduction to field of womens studies, which transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. Analysis of genders role in shaping human societies of past and present: their history and experiences, their expression through arts and literature, philosophy of feminism, and comparative conditions of women in diverse cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

WST-1520 Women's Films

3 Credits

Introduction to genre of womens films through study of classic and contemporary depictions. Use of film analysis in theme, character, plot, dramatic conflict, photography, sound, light, editing and acting.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

WST-2010 Women in the World

3 Credits

Study of the role of gender in shaping comparative cultural experiences in the world; analysis of theoretical basis of gender; and comparing status of women in work, politics, and other social institutions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): WST-1510 Introduction to Women's Studies or ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: Ohio Transfer Module TMSBS.

WST-2120 Women and Politics

3 Credits

[This course is cross-listed as POL-2120. Credit can only be earned once for either course.] This course examines women’s role in all aspects of the political process in the United States. Topics addressed include political history, participation, and public policy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): POL-1010 American National Government, or HIST-1020 History of Civilization II, or HIST-1520 United States History Since 1877.