Civil Society and Culture - U.S. and Global

EDU-296: Exceptional Child

Title when registering
Exceptional Child
Course Description

Focuses on the characteristics, identification, assessment, and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Explores special education children’s syndromes and their learning environments. Covers how to provide free and appropriate academic services to children with exceptionalities. Includes the theories, laws, and procedures surrounding special education. Course topics also include specific learning disabilities, autism, mild and severe behavior disorders, emotional impairment, intellectual disability, visual and hearing impairments, speech impairment, giftedness, physical impairments and chronic medical conditions. Additional discussions revolve around different special education learning environments such as inclusion, mainstreaming, pullout programs, resource rooms, co-teaching environments, and the self-contained classroom.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
PSY-131 with a C grade or better

EDU-296: Exceptional Child

Focuses on the characteristics, identification, assessment, and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Explores special education children’s syndromes and their learning environments. Covers how to provide free and appropriate academic services to children with exceptionalities. Includes the theories, laws, and procedures surrounding special education. Course topics also include specific learning disabilities, autism, mild and severe behavior disorders, emotional impairment, intellectual disability, visual and hearing impairments, speech impairment, giftedness, physical impairments and chronic medical conditions. Additional discussions revolve around different special education learning environments such as inclusion, mainstreaming, pullout programs, resource rooms, co-teaching environments, and the self-contained classroom.

Academic Level
Undergraduate
School
Health & Human Services
Department
Pre-Education
Credit Hours
3.00

CRJ-235: Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime Investigations

Title when registering
Comp Forensics Cyber Crime Inv
Course Description

Introduces the fundamental principles of computer investigations. Emphasizes computer forensics tools, information protection, professional development and security. Explores various types of cyber crime and investigative techniques applicable to them. Students will examine emerging technologies used in law enforcement in relation to computer-related crime.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
CRJ-134 and CIS-100

EDU-256: Educational Psychology

Title when registering
Educational Psychology
Course Description

Applies the principles and theories of educational psychology to teaching and learning in diverse school settings. Topics address all domains of learning and cognition. Theoretical examination includes the academic development of children socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically. This course also includes the following content areas: special education, multicultural educational programs, principles and teaching methodologies, managing classroom discipline, motivating students to learn, leading classroom instruction, and assessing K-12 differences in students’ learning. It is recommended that EDU-256 not be taken concurrently with PSY-152.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
ENG-132 and PSY-131 both with a C grade or higher

EDU-256: Educational Psychology

Applies the principles and theories of educational psychology to teaching and learning in diverse school settings. Topics address all domains of learning and cognition. Theoretical examination includes the academic development of children socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically. This course also includes the following content areas: special education, multicultural educational programs, principles and teaching methodologies, managing classroom discipline, motivating students to learn, leading classroom instruction, and assessing K-12 differences in students’ learning. It is recommended that EDU-256 not be taken concurrently with PSY-152.

Academic Level
Undergraduate
School
Health & Human Services
Department
Pre-Education
Credit Hours
3.00

HIST-111: Ancient World History

Title when registering
Ancient World History
Course Description

Covers the rise of civilization to the decline of major world civilizations in the early Common Era (c. 200 CE to c. 500 CE). Studies the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, and the Greco-Roman world.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
ENG-081/093 eligible

HIST-112: Medieval-Early Modern World History

Title when registering
Medieval-Early Modern World
Course Description

Presents world civilizations during the transition from the Ancient classical times to the Modern Period, i.e., the Medieval and Early Modern periods (c. 500 CE - c. 1650 CE). The world civilizations include China from the Sui to the early Qing dynasties; Japan from its origins to the early Tokugawa Shogunate; early Arabia, the rise of Islam, and the Umayyad, Abbasid, Seljuk, and Ottoman empires; the Mongol Empire; the Aztec and Incan civilizations; and the European Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
ENG-081/093 eligible

HIST-113: Modern World History

Title when registering
Modern Wrld History
Course Description

Studies world civilizations from the seventeenth century to the present. Emphasizes the Scientific, Political, and Industrial Revolutions and their global impact. Also explores cultural and political events that have affected national or international politics, such as the Enlightenment, nationalism, imperialism, and communism.

Credit Hours
3.00
Pre-requisites
ENG-081/093 eligible