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WRIT 101 WRIT 101 - College Writing I
This is an introductory writing course with emphasis on writing to a targeted audience. College Writing I prepares students for success in a wide variety of academic and vocational writing concerns. The writing process, formal voice, audience concerns, close reading strategies, effective styles and techniques, and the use of the computer as a writing tool are covered. Asserting and supporting a central claim and using MLA documentation and format are addressed. Pre-requisite: WRIT 095 Developmental Writing, WRIT 097 Reading, Reasoning, and Writing, or WRIT 100 Composing Mindfully: Reading, Reasoning, and Writing or appropriate placement on Accuplacer, ACT or SAT examination scores.
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PSYX 100 PSYX 100 - Intro to Psychology
This course is an introduction to the methods of study in psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience, including an overview of physiological aspects of behavior, sensation, perception, research methodology, statistics, learning principles, motivation, intelligence, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality, therapy, and social psychology.
|Intro to Psychology  (3)|
|Intro to Public Speaking  (3)|
|*Math Core  (3)|
WRIT 201 WRIT 201 - College Writing II
This course provides experience in writing essays based on close readings of more demanding texts. Students will come to understand more fully the intellectual demands of an academic discourse community by preparing essays designed to meet more rigorous expectations. WRIT 201 is designed to prepare transfer students to succeed in their junior- and senior-level courses by exposing them to Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) documentation, critical thinking strategies, and logical construction of arguments. Students will complete developed essays that emphasize writing as a process of drafting and revising. Prerequisite: WRIT 101.
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CAPP 120 CAPP 120 - Introduction to Computers
This course emphasizes the practical aspects of today's computing environment. Instruction includes the basic computer architecture and operation, hardware, operating systems, network communication, ethical issues associated with computers, and aspects of integrated software with an emphasis on business applications. Co-requisite: CAPP 120A Introduction to Computer Applications.
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|*Physical Science Core  (3)|
|*Physical Science Core Lab  (1)|
EDSP 204 EDSP 204 - Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners
This course prepares the aspiring classroom teacher to be an effective professional delivering appropriate service to the exceptional learner while including them in the regular classroom. Study of the historical origins of special education lays the foundation for understanding the role of federal guidelines when it comes to determining who can receive special education services, and defining exactly how those services must be delivered. Collaboration between teacher, parent and educational team members is emphasized as the student explores the variety of services, appropriate settings for delivery of those services, and the process used for IEP development for each challenged learner.
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|Introduction to Native American Studies  (3)|
|*Humanities Core  (3)|
|*Life Science Core  (3)|
|*Life Science Core Lab  (1)|
EDU 220 EDU 220 - Human Growth and Development
This course is an introduction to the theories of human development from conception through adolescence. Prerequisite/ Corequisite: PSYX 100. It is recommended that Elementary Education majors co-enroll in EDU 202 to meet any practical requirements they may encounter at their transfer institutions.
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EDU 202 EDU 202 - Early Field Experience
This course is designed to provide the beginning student majoring in Education with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the environment, activities and relationships on-going in a regular primary or secondary classroom setting. Students are required to observe 30 hours in a classroom, (i.e. 3 hours of observation for 10 weeks.). Co-requisite EDU 220 Human Growth and Development.
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|Educational Psychology  (3)|
HSTA 101 HSTA 101 - American History I
This course combines the mainstream historical political diplomatic-economic approach to American history with the historians continuing interest in social and cultural developments. HSTA 101 begins with the pre-Colonial era and continues through the Revolutionary-Constitutional period, westward expansion, the sectional crises, and the Civil War.
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HSTA 102 HSTA 102 - American History II
This course is a survey of American history from the Post bellum era to the present. Topics covered include Reconstruction, the American West, urbanization and industrialization, imperialism, American involvement in the two world wars, the New Deal, and postwar developments. The postwar era focuses on the rapidly changing course of events relative to the nations economy, the Civil Rights era, and the Cold War. The history of social and cultural trends is integrated throughout this course.
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SOCI 101 SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology
This course is a study of society and social interaction. Sociological methods, culture, socialization, social groups, social inequality, social institutions, collective behavior, and theories of social change are covered. Social theories are integrated with individual topics.
|Introduction to Sociology  (3)|
|Directed Elective: additional *Humanities Core   (3)|
HTH 201 HTH 201 - Health Issues for Education
This course provides pre-service educators with an introduction to contemporary health issues and the importance of individual responsibility for personal health care. This course reviews the health and safety issues of children and adolescents and provides an introduction to the role of the teacher as it applies to the eight component model of the coordinated school health program..
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