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Take ONE or TWO classes this WINTER before SPRING arrives. All course materials are a separate cost and are required. Course materials must be ordered by December 1.

Choose from the following 3 credit hour courses at $495:

COURSE: ENG 106 News Writing PROFESSOR: Senn

This course is a practical introduction to journalism, emphasizing journalistic conventions and gathering and writing of news for the print and broadcast media. The course introduces the fundamentals of gathering information and writing for the mass media and includes basic concepts regarding what constitutes news in today’s society.

More specifically students will learn:

  • What is “News”
  • AP Style
  • News writing structure
  • Writing the lead
  • Clean up copy
  • Journalism ethics
  • Journalism law.
Students will complete 5 stories: 2 beat stories, 1 blog, 1 feature/sports story/or community event, and 1 photo-journalism piece. Students will also take related free, self-directed courses at the Poynter Institute web site. A final exam will cover major terms and issues discussed in course text, the Poynter courses, and learned through assignment experience.

Textbooks and Materials Information SYLLABUS
TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER ED
News Writing and Reporting: The Complete Guide for Today’s Journalist. Scanlan, Chip and Richard Craig.   Oxford University Press 2
Associated Press Style Manual (latest edition)        
Registration at Poynter website: https://www.newsu.org/        


COURSE: ENG 322 Advanced Composition PROFESSOR: Mosley

Students learn how to disregard stories and focus on facts in order to perform analysis, how to compose deductively, from rules to applications to conclusions, by focusing on legal writing's IRAC writing method and investigating three constitutional principles and case studies. The course will  have moderate reading, with weekly synchronous meetings for guided discussion of legal principles, the court


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COURSE: BUS 101 Intro to Information Systems PROFESSOR: Proffitt / Cowart

This is an ONLINE course that provides the student the basic concepts associated with microcomputers, computer terminology, computer operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software.  The course will utilize Microsoft Office.


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COURSE: BUS 350 - Leading with Cultural Intelligence PROFESSOR: Addison

Topics discussed will include the importance of understanding culture and its impact on our lives, the strategic value of cultural intelligence, and the significance of integrating and practicing cultural intelligence in our daily lives. The primary focus of the class will be to incorporate cultural intelligence in leadership and management practices.


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TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER Year
Leading with Cultural Intelligence Moua, M - Flatworld Knowledge 2012


COURSE: BUS 350 - Personal Finance PROFESSOR: Shepard

This course will enable the student to understand the principles and practices of money management, savings, and investments.


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COURSE: PSY 480 Psychology of Religion PROFESSOR: Williams

Required: Weekly discussion question: respond to the question and to at least two others; two reading tests (weeks 2 and 4); and a brief course paper (end of week 4).


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COURSE: POL 202 American Government PROFESSOR: Byrd

In order to complete the course successfully, each student will need to do the following:

1. Log into Haiku daily.

2. Read 3 chapters in the textbook each week and post discussion comments on Haiku for each chapter.

3. Complete two take-home exams and submit them in a timely fashion.

4. Complete a research paper on a topic approved by the professor. The paper should be no less than 4 pages utilizing 4 sources.

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COURSE: HIS 152 World Civilization II PROFESSOR: Moore

This course will cover the different civilizations of the world from the Protestant Reformation to present-day civilizations.  Considering the truncated time frame, students will be responsible for keeping up with the demanding reading schedule.  There will be four timed tests given, one at the end of every week.  The tests will cover the chapters assigned for the previous week.  Tests will be multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer.  There will also be one overall question posed online to the class every week.  Students will be required to provide a thoughtful response to those questions each week as part of their overall grade. 


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COURSE: PE 420 Kinesiology PROFESSOR: Barr

Narrative: The methods and procedures for analyzing human motion and the fundamentals of mechanical principles as they apply to motor skills. The student is required to do chapter work out of text, to do a detailed skill analysis of a selected sport, and to critique five articles related to kinesiology.

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COURSE: PE 435 Personal Training PROFESSOR: Barr

Narrative: The student is required to do chapter work out of text, to do six essays on selected personal training topics, to interview a certified personal trainer, and to take photos and write descriptions of selected exercises.

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COURSE: SOC 305 Race and Ethnic Relations PROFESSOR: Williams

Narrative:

An examination of relationships between and within racial and ethnic groups: analysis of social causes of prejudice and discrimination. (Prerequisite: SOC 201.)
You will be required to complete three units. This will be self-paced and will be independent in nature but will have set completion dates of December 21, December 28, and January 4 as well as a final that will be due on January 6.
Each unit will include assigned readings from dynamic text, viewing of portions of videos, discussing issues of race with friends and family, writing brief reflection papers, completing interactive assignments that engage the student in topics related to their own ethnic identity and how this relates to the identity of others, and will culminate in a final exam.

This course is set in a four-week period and will be a time of increased knowledge as well as personal reflection and life application.

Textbooks and Materials Information SYLLABUS
TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER ED
THINK: Race and ethnicity M. Scott 9780205773732 Pearson -