UAH 101 - Art History I (3 credits)
A survey of the major visual arts-architecture, painting, sculpture- from prehistoric times, through the Middle Ages. Given fall semester, every year.
UALH 111 - Medical Terminology (3 credits)
Allied health, like any other professional discipline, has its own specialized lexicon. Those in the various fields of allied health must understand this shared language not only to interact with other professionals but also to carry out career responsibilities. In this entry-level course, students learn and practice medical terminology—from anatomy and physiology to diagnostics and technology.
UANT 105 - Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
This course acquaints students with how anthropologists use a cross cultural approach to understanding shared human perceptions and behaviors, and teaches anthropological research techniques of ethnography and corporate culture analysis. Why are cultures different? This course looks at similarities and differences among world’s cultures in terms of technological levels, social organization, and ideology. Topics include symbolism, language, sex roles, economic systems, kinship, political systems, religion, warfare, and cultural change. Students get to explore local culture through experiential projects outside the classroom.
UCJ 105 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)
A general introduction to the study of the American system of criminal justice.
UCOM 180 - Public Speaking and Presentation (3 credits)
The course provides students with the skills needed to deliver compelling speeches and presentations. Students will learn to communicate information powerfully for both small groups and large audiences.
UMAT 101 - Fundamentals of Mathematics (3 credits)
This is a developmental mathematics course designed to review elementary algebra, to prepare students for further mathematics courses, and to develop problem-solving skills and critical thinking in mathematics. Topics include the real number system, linear equations and inequalities, exponents and polynomials, factorization, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and graphing. Because this course is developmental, it cannot count toward fulfilling the science distribution requirement. It may not be taken after completing any mathematics course with a higher number.
UPSY 105 - Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
A general introduction to scientific psychology, including biological psychology, development, learning, memory, psychological disorders, and social psychology. Psychology majors must receive a “C” or better in this course to satisfy psychology major requirements.
USOC 245 – Race & Hip Hop (3 credits)
This course explores the contemporary emergence of rap and hip hop culture. The course engages students in listening to music, viewing DVDs, and reading books and articles related to rap, hip hop, and cultural values. Societal issues of social control and freedom of speech are examined. Students explore these issues with the intent to broaden their sociological imaginations.