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General Education Courses Available this Spring in Idaho Falls

December, 16, 2016

General Education Courses Available this Spring in Idaho Falls

Idaho State University's Idaho Falls campus is offering a variety of courses to help students fulfill their General Education Requirements. Here is a list of General Education courses that fulfill objectives in Idaho Falls: 

 

Anthropology 1100: General Anthropology

22539: Lewis Thomas, W 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., CHE 210

24861: Christian Petersen, TR 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., TAB 200

This course is an introduction to fields of anthropology: physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and ethnology, and to biological and cultural development of humans.

Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Anthropology 2237: ST: Polynesian Archaeology

24866: John Dudgeon, TR 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., CHE 210

This course examines human social and cultural diversity from different parts of the Old World. Topics include social structure, ecology, religion, politics, and language. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Art 1100: Introduction to Art

22394: Dustin Thompson, MW 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., CHE 221

This course is a study of the elements of visual art, various media and techniques of artistic expression, with a brief historical overview. When appropriate, gallery tours and presentations by visiting artists will be included.

Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.

 

English 1101: English Composition

20032: Michelle Coates, MW 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., CHE 305

20033: Lisa Smith, TR 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., CHE 305

In this course, students read, analyze and write expository essays for a variety of purposes consistent with expectations for college-level writing in standard edited English.

Partially satisfies Objective 1 of the General Education Requirements.

 

English 1102: Critical Reading and Writing

20047: Cathy Peppers, TR 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., TAB 282

In this course, students will be writing essays based on readings. Focus on critical reading; research methods; gathering, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing ideas and evidence; documentation.

Partially satisfies Objective 1 of the General Education Requirements.

 

English 1110: Introduction to Literature

20086: Jennifer Fuller, M 1:00 to 2:15 p.m., CHE 216

An introduction to the critical reading of various literary genres, with attention to the interpretation and evaluation of representative texts.

Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.

  

History 1101: Foundations of Europe

23837: Casey Stark, Web Course

This course will look at the historical development of Europe since ancient times as a world region and its expanding importance in the first global age, to 1700.

Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.

 

History 1102: Modern Europe

23838: Lauren Krutko, MWF 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., CHE 219

This class focuses on Europe's rise and decline as the dominant world region during the second global age, from 1700 to the present.

Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.

 

History 2201: Women in History  

23850: Lori Barber, MWF 1:00 to 1:50 p.m., CHE 314

This course is a survey of the changing roles of women in U.S. history and an analysis of historical change through the perspective of gender.

Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements.

 

History 2249: World Regional Geography

22582: Yolonda Young, W 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., CHE 211

An introduction to world regions, using a geographic perspective as a vehicle, through the principal themes of human geography including, but not limited to, the spatial distributions and interactions of history, culture, economy, population, and environment.

Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements.

 

History 2291: The Historian’s Craft

25173: Lori Barber, TR 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., CHE 310

This course develops an interdisciplinary approach to historical research methods and trains students in locating and evaluating sources and in developing research proposals using those sources. Open to non-majors.

Satisfies Objective 8 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Music 1100: Introduction to Music

21157: Geoffrey Friedley, TR 11:00 to 11:50 a.m., CHE 221

A listening-oriented course with Western art music as its principal focus. Designed for the general student. No music reading ability/performance skills are assumed.

Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Philosophy 1101: Introduction to Philosophy

20124: Melissa Norton, MW 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., CHE 215

An introduction to the major thinkers and major problems in Western philosophical and scientific traditions. Sections may emphasize either a historical or problems approach.

Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Philosophy 1103: Introduction to Ethics

22673: Melissa Norton, MW 1:00 to 2:15 p.m., CHE 215

An introduction to philosophy through an analytical and historical study of major ethical theories. The course will focus on the basis of judgments and reasoning concerning questions of good and bad, right and wrong.

Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Philosophy 2201: Introduction to Logic

23123: Melissa Norton, MW 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., CHE 215

An introduction to the concepts and methods of deductive and inductive logic, with special emphasis on the use of logical methods to identify, analyze, construct, and evaluate everyday arguments.

Satisfies Objective 7 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Political Science 1101: Introduction to United States Government 

21535: Jeffrey Phillips, TR 6:00 to 7:15 p.m., CHE 222

This class examines the United States political system covering not only the Constitutional basis, structure, and organization of the national government but also the interactions of individual citizens and organized groups in civil society with the institutions of government. Required for all students majoring in political science. Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Psychology 1101: Introduction to General Psychology

21561: John Landers, R 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., CHE 210

An introduction to the study of human behavior and mental processes, with emphases on history, theories, research methods and findings, and applications in psychology's major areas of study: biological, cognitive, learning, personality, social processes, developmental, and abnormal.

Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.

 

Spanish 2202: Intermediate Spanish II

23333: Nancy Wells, TR 11:00 a.m. to 12:40 p.m., CHE 308

An extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in Spanish. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the Spanish language.

Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements.

 

 

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