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About WVSU

Founded in 1891, West Virginia State University is a public, land-grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution.

The University, “a living laboratory of human relations,” is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution.

With the goal of improving the quality of our students’ lives, as well as the quality of life for West Virginia’s citizens, the University forges mutually beneficial relationships with other educational institutions, businesses, cultural organizations, governmental agencies, and agricultural and extension partners.


Available courses

This 3 Credit Hours course provides an introduction into the functional disciplines of Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing and Information Systems. The course provides a survey of the disciplines and will assist a student in choosing an area of concentration studies leading to a degree in Business Administration. The course will begin to build the skills necessary for a successful career in Business.
The course covers mathematical concepts relevant to the application of quantitative techniques in business. The basic concepts of finite mathematics, linear programming, and mathematics of finance are the focal points. Many of the topics discussed will involve computer applications.
Prerequisite: Math 120 – College Algebra (Formerly Math 101)


(3 Credit Hours) An introduction to the financial accounting cycle from analyzing economic events to financial statement preparation and use. The course also includes a basic study of the accounting for corporate assets, liabilities, and equities, as well as financial statement analyses. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 and MATH 120.

(3 credit hours) Study of the tasks involved in the marketing of goods and services for both for-profit and nonprofit enterprises. Provides an overview of marketing mix decision requirements within a framework of contemporary economic, social, technological, competitive and regulatory influences.

Course Prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202


Analysis of the environment and the managerial functions of recruiting, employee assessments and development, retention, and employee relations with the enterprise, with emphasis on the relationships among people, on group interactions, on relations, and on relations between employers and employees.

(3 credit hours) This course embraces the conceptual and practical problems associated with the financial management of the nonfinancial corporation. Topics covered, in brief, are an analysis of fund commitments to current assets, short-term financing, evaluation and choice of capital assets, the principle issues of debt/equity mix, investment policy and divided policy as they influence the market value of corporate claims.

Prerequisite: BA 216 and 209. (Note: BA 216 may be taken concurrently with permission of instructor.)

(3 Credit Hours) The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with the behavior of employees at the individual, group and organizational levels. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of application and theory. Topics to be covered include: motivation, team building, perception, attitudes, communication, conflict, stress and leadership.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102; Grade of C or better in BA 301.

(3 credit hours) A state-of-the-art study of the operations function. The main objective is to develop operations management abilities, focusing on strategic, global and service operations.
Prerequisites: BA 209 and BA 301.


(Credit hours: 4) A comprehensive, issues based examination of the Earth’s environment, and humanity’s impact on it. Students will complete group discussions on various topics in environmental biology, and a laboratory experience consisting of a series of independent problems in environmental biology, in addition to mastering the standard lecture material. Does not count toward a major in Biology.

This course is a study of the basic rules of elements and their compounds. This allows you to develop an appreciation of the beauty of consumer chemistry. The course will involve a close look into the food we eat, the fuel we burn, and the products we use as health and beauty aids.

Environmental chemistry is the study and appreciation of the phenomena in the environment. In this course we look at various environmental issues from the viewpoint of the chemist and look at the political implications as well. The study of various environmental factors and pollutants in our water, soil and air and their effects on the planet. Includes laboratory work.

(3 Credit Hours) A study of the law of juvenile delinquency and the administration of the juvenile justice system. Examines the historical development of the concept of delinquency, and the special status of juveniles before the law. Surveys the major theories of delinquency. Considers the legal processing of abuse, neglect and dependency cases.
This course presents a comprehensive overview of Corrections as a “system” and is a review of the philosophical and historical roots of punishment as well as contemporary developments. Particular attention will be paid to Twentieth Century developments and evolving trends in the Twenty-First Century. Prerequisite: CJ 101.

3 credit hours) Introduction to the concepts and methods of social science research: the role of theory in research, forming hypotheses and questions, identifying variables and gathering and analyzing statistical data. Emphasis will be on developing good writing skills, and using computers for basic statistical evaluation. This course meets the requirements of POSC 311 and SOC311.

This course will introduce undergraduate students to the role of research in our understanding of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Emphasis will be placed on understanding different methods of research as well as the manner in which research should be conducted. Over the course of the semester, students will participate in class exercises to highlight the topics from the subject matter.

3 Credit Hours - This course is a continuation of CJ 320 and is designed to cover the issues related to the creation of written documentation in the three major components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Students will be introduced to the various formats, styles, and organizational patterns commonly utilized in criminal justice reports and research. Students will become aware of the writing recommendations, guidelines, and accrediting requirements of criminal justice organizations. Emphasis is also placed upon professional writing skills; including report structure and construction, mechanics, grammar, and specific criminal justice vocabulary and usage.

Principles of macroeconomics is a course designed to introduce students to basic principles of economic theory and policy. It presents economics as a systematic discipline that deals with the production and distribution of goods and services in a world with unlimited human aspirations but finite productive resources. The basic methods of thoughts and tools of analysis used by economists will be discussed. The student will be introduced to the important policy issues that make economics a lively and controversial field. This course has no prerequisites.

(3 credit hours) This course explores change theory and its application to the school setting. Candidates will identify and explore emerging trends and issues in the change process with emphasis on sustaining innovation through reculturing and ongoing professional learning and development.

Prerequisites: Approved entry into the West Virginia State University’s Master’s in Instruction Educational leadership program.

(3 credit hours) This course focuses on applying information on school needs as well as knowledge of local, state, and national policy to effective management practices. Students will learn how to legally and effectively manage school operations, including management of financial and human resources and how to schedule for the effective use of time and physical resources. This is an intense eight-week program that will allow you to learn what policies, procedures and technologies are in place for you to develop the proper allocation of resources.

(3 credit hours) The goal of this course is to prepare and equip educational leaders with the ability to examine critical issues related to providing leadership for diverse student populations. Educational leaders will understand what it means to be culturally responsive and learn strategies to rectify current race, class and gender inequities that exist throughout educational systems.

Prerequisites: Approved entry into the West Virginia State University’s Master’s in Instruction Educational leadership program. To facilitate learning, the instructor may alter the syllabus at any time during the course of the semester.

This field-based practicum will allow candidates to apply knowledge of educational leadership, educational law and policy, change, innovation, professional development, financial and human resource management, and data-based decision making for school and district improvement.

An introductory course, with emphasis on the process of preparing various technical documents as well as methods of research, especially in the library. May substitute for ENGL 102 for majors in the college of natural sciences and mathematics. Prerequisite: English 101 or equivalent

A study of poetry, fiction and drama. The course stresses basic themes and formal elements found in literature. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 placement.

(3 Credit Hours) This course helps students improve their writing by reviewing the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Systematic attention is given to sentence construction, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary development, and self-help through effective use of the dictionary. Emphasis will be placed on the use of such skills in practical, everyday communication. (English 160 cannot be substituted for English 101 or 102.)

The study and application of writing formats, styles, and organizational patterns essential in various professions, with particular emphasis on correspondence, reports, and research is the primary focus of this course. There is also a unit covering the writing of resumes and job application letters as well as suggestions for job hunting and interviewing. Prerequisite: English 102

The study and application of writing formats, styles, and organizational patterns essential in various professions, with particular emphasis on correspondence, reports, and research is the primary focus of this course. There is also a unit covering the writing of resumes and job application letters as well as suggestions for job hunting and interviewing. Prerequisite: English 102

(3 credit hours) This class will examine the meaning of literacy in the digital age by examining, through the lens of technical communication, various modes of composition. Through readings and on-line discussions, the course will explore theories of cultural convergence and how we produce and consume information. As students discover new technologies such as blogs, social media, Twitter, YouTube, Wikis, Podcasts, and others as they emerge, they will learn how to transform theory into practical application using the various media. While students are developing these functional literacies, they will also examine the technologies critically and rhetorically learning not only how to use a technology but why and when.

Prerequisite: ENGL 112: Technical Writing

(3 Credit Hours) This class is a continuation of Information Design I. Applying the theories and principles of information design learned in Information Design I, students will work on a client-directed project. Student will also learn about theories and principles of website design and practice creating and managing websites. Prerequisite: English 412 (Information Design I).

First Year Experience is designed to help students develop the skills needed to be successful at WVSU and beyond. Course content includes developing college-level reading and study skills, career and major exploration, managing time and money wisely, building connections with faculty and students, awareness of campus and community resources, and increasing sensitivity to other cultures so students can effectively interact in an increasingly diverse and global community.

(3 Credit Hours) An introduction to the historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives of school health education, physical education and sports studies.  This course will also look at career development, and job opportunities in each of the fields and the new world of the technological workplace.  

Designed to inform, interest and motivate students toward good health as it relates to effective, productive and satisfying living. We will look at health as a dynamic, ever-changing process of trying to achieve individual potential in the physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual and environmental dimensions. 2 Credit Hours

(3 credit hours) This course is designed to be an introductory experience for the research consumer as well as the research producer in the health sciences. This course emphasizes developing conceptual understanding of using the scientific method as a means of problem solving, both as a critical consumer and as an entry-level researcher.

(3 Credit Hour Course) This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion in a variety of settings. Emphasis will be placed on conducting needs assessments, data collection, intervention theories and models, implementation strategies, evaluation models, reporting. Prerequisite(s): HHP 456.

(3 Credit Hours) This course addresses the full scope of leadership and its challenges with special emphasis on leading within the healthcare environment. Prerequisite(s): HHP 454.


(3 Credit Hours) Problem solving, number systems, logic, consumer math, basic algebra and geometry, basic probability and statistics.

(3 Credit Hours) Problem solving, number systems, logic, consumer math, basic algebra and geometry, basic probability and statistics.

(3 credit hours) Linear and quadratic equations; radical expressions; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear programming; input / output models; applications to business and economics.

(3 Credit Hours) An introduction to the financial accounting cycle from analyzing economic events to financial statement preparation and use. The course also includes a basic study of the accounting for corporate assets, liabilities, and equities, as well as financial statement analyses. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 and MATH 120.

(Credit hours: 4) A comprehensive, issues based examination of the Earth’s environment, and humanity’s impact on it. Students will complete group discussions on various topics in environmental biology, and a laboratory experience consisting of a series of independent problems in environmental biology, in addition to mastering the standard lecture material. Does not count toward a major in Biology.

First Year Experience is designed to help students develop the skills needed to be successful at WVSU and beyond. Course content includes developing college-level reading and study skills, career and major exploration, managing time and money wisely, building connections with faculty and students, awareness of campus and community resources, and increasing sensitivity to other cultures so students can effectively interact in an increasingly diverse and global community.

This course is a study of the basic rules of elements and their compounds. This allows you to develop an appreciation of the beauty of consumer chemistry. The course will involve a close look into the food we eat, the fuel we burn, and the products we use as health and beauty aids.
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This is a lecture/discussion/creating course that starts with objects of art in the student’s environment and proceeds from the comfortable and familiar to the internationally accepted aesthetic. Periods of art history and cultures of the world will be examined. The student will be exposed to the basic concepts of art through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, industrial art, fibers and film.

This is a lecture/discussion/creating course that starts with objects of art in the student’s environment and proceeds from the comfortable and familiar to the internationally accepted aesthetic. Periods of art history and cultures of the world will be examined. The student will be exposed to the basic concepts of art through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, industrial art, fibers and film.

This is a lecture/discussion/creating course that starts with objects of art in the student’s environment and proceeds from the comfortable and familiar to the internationally accepted aesthetic. Periods of art history and cultures of the world will be examined. The student will be exposed to the basic concepts of art through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, industrial art, fibers and film.

This is a lecture/discussion/creating course that starts with objects of art in the student’s environment and proceeds from the comfortable and familiar to the internationally accepted aesthetic. Periods of art history and cultures of the world will be examined. The student will be exposed to the basic concepts of art through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, industrial art, fibers and film.

A combined lecture and studio course in which specific works from the past and present will be studied, analyzed, and used as a motivation for projects and discussion.

Designed to enhance your awareness of the visual world in which we live, this course will be a combination of lectures (visual presentations and films), discussions, and studio productions (your assignments and projects).

No prerequisites.

A combined lecture and studio course in which specific works from the past and present will be studied, analyzed, and used as a motivation for projects and discussion.

Designed to enhance your awareness of the visual world in which we live, this course will be a combination of lectures (visual presentations and films), discussions, and studio productions (your assignments and projects).

No prerequisites.

A combined lecture and studio course in which specific works from the past and present will be studied, analyzed, and used as a motivation for projects and discussion.

Designed to enhance your awareness of the visual world in which we live, this course will be a combination of lectures (visual presentations and films), discussions, and studio productions (your assignments and projects).

No prerequisites.

A combined lecture and studio course in which specific works from the past and present will be studied, analyzed, and used as a motivation for projects and discussion.

Designed to enhance your awareness of the visual world in which we live, this course will be a combination of lectures (visual presentations and films), discussions, and studio productions (your assignments and projects).

No prerequisites.

(3 credit hours). A survey of the origins and character of the visual arts from the Renaissance to the contemporary art world.

As manifestations of human ideas, the visual arts are central to understanding a culture or an historical era.   While it is impossible to authentically reconstruct the past, a contextualized understanding of the historical development of Western arts and ideas will provide vital sense to the organization of our present dominant culture. It will aid in explaining the formation of artistic ideas, myths and traditions which continuously affect our concepts of art, and it will demonstrate the close correlation between a society's power structure and its definitions of artistic purpose and values.

Prerequisites:  English 101 & 102


The course provides an introduction to the functional disciplines of Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing. The course provides a survey of the disciplines and will assist a student in choosing an area of concentrated studies leading to a degree in Business Administration. The course will begin to build the skills necessary for a successful career in business.

The course provides an introduction to the functional disciplines of Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing. The course provides a survey of the disciplines and will assist a student in choosing an area of concentrated studies leading to a degree in Business Administration. The course will begin to build the skills necessary for a successful career in business.

Study of the tasks involved in the marketing of goods and services by both for-profit and nonprofit enterprises. Provides an overview of marketing mix decision requirements within a framework of contemporary economic, social, technological, competitive, and regulatory influences. Prerequisite(s): ECON 201 and 202.

Analysis of the environment and the managerial functions of recruiting, employee assessments and development, retention, and employee relations with the enterprise, with emphasis on the relationships among people, on group interactions, on relations, and on relations between employers and employees. 


The purpose of this 3 Credit Hours course is an overview of basic concepts of personal finance. We will be concerned with formulation and implementation of payment methods, whether to afford loan for measuring credit capacity debt payments-to-income ratio and debt-to-equity ratio, computing unit prices, cost of renting, purchasing and insurance coverage, selecting investments, and retirements.

This 3 Credit Hours course explores the many dimensions of new venture creation and growth and to foster innovation and new business formations in independent and corporate settings. We will be concerned with content and process questions as well as with formulation and implementation issues that relate to conceptualizing, developing and managing successful new ventures

(3 Credit Hours) This course primarily focuses on the research writing process for a broad academic community. It covers basic research inquiry, use of the library with electronic and nonelectronic sources and techniques of formal writing. Attention is given to argumentation and critical thinking skills.  Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101.

(3 credit hours) An introduction to different types of securities, markets, transaction costs, security regulations, and taxes. From the viewpoint of an individual investor, students investigate stocks, bonds, money markets, instruments, options, futures, and mutual funds, with detailed analysis of risk/return, pricing, and value.

An international management survey course focusing on the nature and scope of global trade and investment, the role of multilateral institutions including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and World Trade Organization (WTO), the international monetary system and exchange markets, and differences in national cultures in providing the environment in which trade and investment take place. Additionally, the course focuses on the impacts that this environment has on the operating decisions of international and multinational enterprises, especially with respect to the development of global strategies and their effect on business functions such as management, marketing, finance, and operations. Prerequisite: completion of BA 301.

This course introduces the fundamental concepts and analytical tools that are used in the field of management information systems (MIS). Attention is directed toward MIS applications common to business environments. The primary objectives are to provide the student with a broad overview of the field of MIS and to enable development of competence in MIS decision-making. Students learn about many core issues in MIS including types of information, human- computer interaction, supply chain systems, business intelligence, and the e-commerce implications in information systems. Prerequisite(s): BA 216, 301, and 305.

(Credit hours: 4) A comprehensive, issues based examination of the Earth’s environment, and humanity’s impact on it. Students will complete group discussions on various topics in environmental biology, and a laboratory experience consisting of a series of independent problems in environmental biology, in addition to mastering the standard lecture material. Does not count toward a major in Biology.


3 Credit Hours This course presents a comprehensive overview of Corrections as a “system” and is a review of the philosophical and historical roots of punishment as well as contemporary developments. Particular attention will be paid to Twentieth Century developments and evolving trends in the Twenty - First Century. Prerequisite: CJ 101

(3 Credit Hours) This course will examine the multifaceted problem of crime victimization. Focuses on the incidence of criminal victimization, social characteristics of crime victims, the treatment of the victim in the criminal justice system and efforts designed to alleviate the consequences of criminal victimization and provide support for the victim. Prerequisite(s): CJ 101.

3 Credit Hours The study of the dynamics of racial prejudice in the United States and how it affects the criminal justice system. The relationship between minority status and criminality and the interaction of minorities with criminal justice organizations will be analyzed. Characteristics of female offenders are surveyed and offender classification systems are reviewed for their relevance to understanding motivational and behavioral patterns of female offenders. This course will explore the response of police and court officials to women as victims of crimes and will examine employment opportunities for women and minorities in the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: CJ 101

(3 Credit Hours) This course is designed to cover the issues related to the development of appropriate professional research techniques, document development, written and oral communications in the criminal justice system, law enforcement, courts and corrections. Students will concentrate on the development of proper research skills involving professional and peer reviewed resources in various formats. The students will engage in a variety of criminal justice writing styles, including policy analysis, regulation creation, legislation development and case studies. They will refine their utilization of a criminal justice style sheet. In addition to writing skills, attention will be given to the development of effective professional oral communication techniques in the areas of conversation, interviewing, sworn depositions, evidence and expository speaking. Prerequisite(s): CJ 223, 224, 226; also ENG 102 and COMM 100; all with a grade of C or better.

This course examines organizational and management theories as they apply to criminal justice agencies and organizations. Different management styles, practices and problems are discussed. Also covered are the structure, purpose and process of the criminal justice system and policy making in justice administration. Prerequisite(s): CJ 101, 223, 224, 225, 226, 307, 308, 313, 315, 322, 380 and senior standing.

This course is a study of the topic of sex crimes, paraphilias, the investigation of sex crimes, the methodology of sex crimes and the relations of sex crimes to other deviant and criminal activity. Topics will focus on violent sexual offenders including typical typologies of such offenders and theories related to sex crimes. Prerequisite(s): CJ 101.

This course will introduce the student to the study of homicide/murder including the history and types of homicide/murder. The methodology of the investigative process of homicide/murder will include many aspects of homicide/murder including crime scene investigation, modus operandi, sources of information, procedures, interrogation, and criminal profiling.

This course will introduce the student to the various definitions and degrees of homicide/murder as well as the patterns and trends. To further enhance the student’s understanding of homicide/murder, this course will incorporate interdisciplinary knowledge from the fields of criminology, sociology, history, psychology and political science.


This course focuses on techniques of data processing emphasizing applications to criminal justice. Students will increase their technical skills through hands on experiences, such as analyzing data. They will become more aware of the importance of SPSS in relation to criminal justice and research.

This course focuses on the criminal justice system as a component of the community, including the political, social and economic networks that make up communities. Topics include the interrelations between law enforcement, mental health agencies, juvenile justice and the educational systems. High-crime communities are studied, particularly in terms of the impact on citizens, those who are victimized and others who are not, but are afraid of their safety. The process of community change is addressed in terms of the prevention of crime.

(3 Credit Hours) A practical humanistic approach to interpersonal, small group and public communications. Focus is on the communicative event and its context with special emphasis on communication principles and skills.

(3 Credit Hours) This course looks at mass communications and the media and how it impacts our daily lives. Students will explore many areas of communications including radio, television, movies, books, music, the internet and more.

3 credit hours. Course emphasis will be placed on recognition and special needs students labeled “exceptional” according to state and federal regulations. Effective instructional strategies for teaching populations such as “gifted”, and “students at risk” for school failure, visually impaired, physically challenged, speech/language handicaps, and behavior disorders will be studied. PREREQUISITE: Education 202 with a “C” or better.

Curriculum development in areas which reinforce content, social, and vocational learning for individuals with EMI, SLD and Multi-categorical. A field experience of 30 clock hours is required.

(3 credit hours) This course explores change theory and its application to the school setting. Candidates will identify and explore emerging trends and issues in the change process with emphasis on sustaining innovation through reculturing and ongoing professional learning and development.

Prerequisites: Approved entry into the West Virginia State University’s Master’s in Instruction Educational leadership program.

This course explores standard and emergent technologies related to effective instruction and administrative operations within a school. Reliable and effective web-based communication and modalities of e-learning are examined, including the development of a school technology plan. This course will provide students with both the theoretical and the practical considerations for planning and implementing technology in public education settings. This course is designed so that students will gain an understanding of the role of the principal in moving beyond short-term thinking and helping schools move forward with technology.

(3 credit hours) This course focuses on applying information on school needs as well as knowledge of local, state, and national policy to effective management practices. Students will learn how to legally and effectively manage school operations, including management of financial and human resources and how to schedule for the effective use of time and physical resources. This is an intense eight-week program that will allow you to learn what policies, procedures and technologies are in place for you to develop the proper allocation of resources.

(3 credit hours) The goal of this course is to prepare and equip educational leaders with the ability to examine critical issues related to providing leadership for diverse student populations. Educational leaders will understand what it means to be culturally responsive and learn strategies to rectify current race, class and gender inequities that exist throughout educational systems.

Prerequisites: Approved entry into the West Virginia State University’s Master’s in Instruction Educational leadership program. To facilitate learning, the instructor may alter the syllabus at any time during the course of the semester.

(3.00 credit hours) This course emphasizes writing and reading as elements of active learning and critical thinking.

This course primarily focuses on the research writing process for a broad academic community. It covers basic research inquiry, use of the library with electronic and non-electronic sources and techniques of formal writing. Attention is given to argumentation and critical thinking
skills. Prerequisite(s): ENGL101.
This course primarily focuses on the research writing process for a broad academic community. It covers basic research inquiry, use of the library with electronic and non-electronic sources and techniques of formal writing. Attention is given to argumentation and critical thinking
skills. Prerequisite(s): ENGL101.

(3 Credit Hours) A study of fiction, poetry and drama through selected works of world literature. The course stresses basic themes and formal elements found in literature. Prerequisite: English 101 eligibility and completion of English 098, if you were required to take it, with a grade of “C” or above.


3 Credit Hours

An introduction to music for the non-major through historical survey and the development of listening skills. The individuals in the class will expect to understand the basic elements of music in order to develop competence in the aural analysis of music. The development of music will be examined in the light of historical events, and will be integrated with developments in the other arts, literature, and the humanities.


(3 Credit Hours) English 150 is a study of poetry, fiction, and drama through selected works of world literature. The course stresses basic themes and formal elements found in literature. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 Placement.

(3 Credit Hours) A study of American literary tradition from the Colonial Period through the Civil War. Prerequisites: ENGL 150 and 250

English 324 is a survey course that examines concepts, principles, issues, and resources in the field of children’s literature. It is designed primarily for those students who will be teaching a literature-based curriculum at the elementary and middle school levels, but is not limited to them. The course is organized around topics/themes relevant to the literature with an overview of assigned materials. We will consider strategies for introducing specific materials in the classroom. While this course has an international component, most of the books examined are written from the English-speaking world. 3 Credit Hours; Prerequisites, English 102 and 150.

A survey of literature for the young adult based on wide reading in the field. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102 and 150 or permission of instructor.

2 Credit Hour Course - Designed to inform, interest and motivate students toward good health as it relates to effective, productive and satisfying living. We will look at health as a dynamic, ever-changing process of trying to achieve individual potential in the physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual and environmental dimensions

2 Credit Hour Course - Designed to inform, interest and motivate students toward good health as it relates to effective, productive and satisfying living. We will look at health as a dynamic, ever-changing process of trying to achieve individual potential in the physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual and environmental dimensions

(3 credit hours) This course is designed for current Sport Study Majors who are future fitness professionals interested in helping individuals, communities, and groups gain the benefits of participating in regular physical activity in a positive and safe environment. This course includes guidelines for laboratory testing used in a health and fitness setting and for exercise programming both in healthy populations and in populations with special needs.

This course reviews dietary principles and behavior modification in overall health, as well as how to develop nutrition education interventions within community health programming. Prerequisite(s): BIO 303.

([3 Credit Hours]) This course will examine Native America, the European conquest, cultural encounters between Africans, Europeans and Native Americans; the colonial era, slavery, revolutionary and Early National periods; westward expansion, nationalism, industrialization and sectional strife through the Civil War and Reconstruction, centering on issues of race, class, society, politics and power. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102.

([3 Credit Hours])This course focuses on the economic and political maturation of the United States from Reconstruction through the present. The influence of industrialization and increased government activity on the increasingly diverse American people and foreign powers is studied in the context of worldwide imperialism, the Gilded Age, Progressivism, World Wars and the Civil Rights movement in the American Century. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102.

A brief survey of the African and Caribbean heritage followed by a more extensive study of the African in American History from 1619 to date. Appreciable emphasis will be placed on social, economic and political developments since 1954.

(3 credit hours) Linear and quadratic equations; radical expressions; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear programming; input / output models; applications to business and economics.