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GEOS 48(1 Geoscience Seminar 2c-OI-2cr

Prerequisites: GEOS 470. senior standing

I or seniors majoring 111 some aspect ofgeoscience I he seminar I) pro-
vides ,m opportunity to prepare, formally present, ami defend a scientific

paper based eithei on his her own research OI on a topic chosen with the

approval of instructor and 2) provides opportunity to discuss topics
presented bv other students, faculty, or guests

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INDI \\ \ 1 Nl\ I RSin (i| IM NNSY1\ \NI \ I NDI R»,K \l>l Ml CM \l OG, 2009-2010

(.los isi Special l<>|M. v \ .. i i >.i

Prerequisite: V« appropriate lo course conienl
llic department's intention is to use tins course i" schedule extended field
tups and foi leai hing spe< ial courses whit li utilize the specialties ol Ihc
> ience faculty

GEOS 482 Independent Stud) v.n l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prioi approval through advisoi facult) member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Offii
Independent stud] provides the student with an opportunity lo use lii>i
laboratory, 01 field research in an area which is ol interest undet the supet
vision of a designated faculty membet Approval is based on at ademic
appropriateness and availability ol resources

(,ii)s jot Geosclencc Internship var-l-12cr

Summei 01 semesta work experience with cooperati ncies

May be scheduled only afta consultation with advisoi and chairperson
Requirements include up to three on site consultations, depending on
credits and location's site; completion of up to three oral progress reports;
and submission ol .1 detailed work diary Restricted to juniot and scnioi
department majors; only la may be .ippl io«.l toward majoi

(.1- R\: Gerontology

Departmeol of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

College of Health and Human Services

(,l l<\ 281 Special Ibplcs var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: ^s appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum \ given topic mav be offered undet
any special topic identity no more than three nines Special topics
numbered 281 .ire offered primarily foi lower-level undergraduate students.

(.1 KN -INI Speeial Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate lo course conienl

Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered undei

any special topic identity no more than three limes Special topics

numbered 2M are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students

(.1 kn 4H2 independent Stud> var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member.

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest m independent study of a topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan of study in conjunction with a faculty

member Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of


t.t RN 493 Internship 3cr

Prerequisites: Senior standing, all required courses

Supers ised experience in public or private agency that serves aging clients

GRMN: German

Department of French and German
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

(iRMN till Elementary (ierman var6cr

Complete levels I and II sequence in one semester (6cr) I mphasizes the
mastery of spoken language as well as basic language skills classes meet

\l Vv I lot Ml minutes and I R lor 90 minutes

(.RMN 151 German I 3c-0l-3cr

For beginners, the objectives include grammar, pronunciation, reading,
speaking, and writing

t.RMN 152 German II 3c-01-3cr

German I or its equivalent, the objectives arc to enhance and develop the
four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

(;RMN 201 Intermediate German varocr

Complete levels HI and IV sequence in one semester ( fieri Students
develop language skills with emphasis on oral competency (lasses meet
M \\ I for (.11 minutes and T R for "I* minutes

t.RMN 221 t onversatioa III .\ B| :, ,

Iwo hours weekly conversation practice in small groups emphasizing the

diomatic expressions, and communication skills to
improve vocabulary and pronunciation

(.RM\ 222 t onversatioa in Dl-2cr

Iwo hours oi weekly ci intinuation ol the

prat tit c in small ills and on

p. mi. ipation in discussions and dialogues Student II without

bavin i \IN 221

t.RMN 2^1 German III lc-01 <. 1

1 ontinued training in basic skills, with the possible addition ol the -nnlv ..1
speciik topi ll the department foi topics ol interest

t.RMN 2>2 German l\ Jc-«l-3cr

\ continuation ol « ierman III with some emphasis on lit

t.RMN 253 Intermediate < omposition and ( onversatioa >> 01 lei
( an be taken instead ..1 01 in addition to 2s2 I 01 majors or serious
students fought Spring semestei only

GRMN 254 Business German '. Ill-.Ur

Prerequisite: (rk\i\ 251 ..1 equivalent

\ one semestei course which call he taken instead of, Ol in additioi
GRMN 252 bv students interested in business or as pan of the liberal

studies requirement (equivalent 10 (ierman IV) Business practices and

specialized business vocabulary, letter writing, and problems ol translation

are einphasi/cd

t.RMN 25d Scientific t.erman < t lll-3cr

Substitutes for GRMN 252. course is offered in the second semester Pri-
marily lor science majors; may he taken as an elective bv German n .

t.RMN 2SI Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content

Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum \ given topic may he offered under

any special topic identity no more than three times Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily lor lower-level undergraduate students

(IRMN 32 1-322 Advanced Conversation I and II each 2c-lll-lcr

Increases speaking ability Ihc vanclv ol content permits repetitions ot

these relatively informal courses

t.RMN 351 Advanced German Language I )c-QI-3cr

Aims to review and expand the student's skills. 1,. applv these
skills to extensive cultural and short hlcrarv readings, and to produce
frequent themes on these readings

GRMN .'52 Advanced German Language II 3c-0l-3cr

Continues to expand the Student's grammatical skills and to applv them bv
the writing ol longer themes based on cultural and lilerarv readings

(iKMN .(hi Development of German Culture and

Literature I 3c-*l-3cr

Provides a background in German literature, music, art. architecture, and
histoiv Surveys the period from the migrations ol the Germanic tribes to
the rise of Prussia as a European power

GRMN 362 Development of (ierman Culture and

Literature II 3c-0l-3cr

A continuation of GRMN ; <<l I overs the period from ihc I rench revolu-
tion and its effects on Germany up to the present, with an emphasis on
German literature, history, and music

t.RMN 363 Introduction to German Literature I 3c-0l-3er

Selected readings m German poetry to acquaint the student with formal and
thematic aspects of German verse from the Middle Ages to [he present.

(.RNIN 364 Introduction to (ierman Literature II 3c-lll-3cr

Selected readings m ( ierman fiction and drama to acquaint the student with
representative works and techniques o\ interpretation


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GRMN 367 Nineteenth-Century German Literature 3c-0l-3cr

A survev of the major works of German poetry and prose with an emphasis
on the literary movements of Romanticism. Realism, and Naturalism.

GRMN 368 Twentieth-Century German Literature 3c-0l-3er

A study of representative works of German poetry and prose from
Expressionism through World War II.

GRMN 369 Contemporary German Literature 3c-0l-3cr

A stud) of the literary achievement of postwar Germany up to the present.

GRMN 370 The Age of Goethe I 3c-01-3cr

A study of representative works from the Enlightenment and Storm and
Stress peri oils

GRMN 371 The Age of Goethe II 3c-0l-3cr

A study of selected works of German Classicism with an emphasis on the
prose and poetry of the first decades of the nineteenth century.

GRMN 381 German Drama in English Translation 3c-0l-3cr

Representative works of major dramatists in English translation. Primarily
intended for students of English literature and comparative literature and
not considered as credit toward a German major.

GRMN 390 Teaching Elementary School Content in
French and German 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Explores issues relevant to the teaching and learning of French and German
in the elementary school (grades K-8). Current theories of child second-
language acquisition are treated. These theoretical foundations form the
basis for the development of objectives and activities that integrate the
teaching of foreign language and culture with elementary school subject
content. Provides practical experience in planning and implementing
lessons, assessing student learning, and selecting materials appropriate to
the needs and interests of young learners.

GRMN 410 History of the German Language 3e-0l-3cr

History and development of German language, with special emphasis on
relationships with English. Analysis of annals in Gothic. Old High German,
and Middle High German using methods of historical and contemporary

GRMN 481 Special Topic var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics tun
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 481 are primarily for upper-level undergraduate students.
Designed to meet the special needs of a student group.

GRMN 482 Independent Study var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office
Pan ides an opportunity to engage in an in-depth analysis of some topic
dealing with the Gentian language and culture through consultation with a
faculty member.

GRMN 493 Internship in Germany var-3-l2cr

Prerequisites: 12cr in 300- or 400-level courses and a minimum of
one-semester study in Germany

A supervised field experience in Germany with approved public agencies
and institutions or private firms, no longer than one semester and no less
than one month. Positions are matched as closely as possible w ith the in-
tern's personal interests and degree of proficiency in the German language.
Academic work at the Gesamthochschule in Duisburg must precede the
internship. Open to students in other disciplines. Mich as Political Science.
International Relations, Business, etc . with advisor approval.

HBLIS: Honors Business

Ebcrly College of Business and Information Technology

HBUS 101 Contemporary Business Issues 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisite: Admission to ' ollege of Business Honors Program
An honors-level course in the Ebcrly College of Business and Information
Technology enables eligible students to participate in advanced study in the
freshman year. Provides the foundation of the integrative nature of the
i ollege's majors by including seminar meetings discussing contemporary
business issues u ith local, regional, and national alumni business leaders.

research mentoring with college faculty and businesspeople; opportunities
to provide service to the college, university, and the community: and the
beginning of an electronic portfolio. Serves as the introduction to the
college's honors program that also includes a sophomore cluster, an honors
junior block, and an honors senior capstone course.

HIST: History
Department of History-
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 195 The Modern Era 3c-0l-3cr

Interprets the development of two centers of civilization, Europe and
America, within a global context and extends from at least the Age of
Enlightenment through the present. (History majors should substitute HIST
202 for 195 to meet the Liberal Studies humanities requirements.)

HIST 200 Introduction to History 3c-0l-3cr

For History majors and concentrates. Topics include philosophy of history,
important schools of history and historians, and methods of historical
research. The student is encouraged to become a better historian and to
identify with historical profession For History majors only.

HIST 201 Western Civilization Before 1600 3c-0l-3cr

A survey course presenting in various forms the origin and development ot
major political, social, religious, and intellectual institutions in Western
Civilization to approximately 1600. Foi History majors or by instructor's


HIST 202 Western Civilization Since 1600 3c-0l-3er

Development of Western civilization from the expansion of Europe to the
present, including political, diplomatic, economic, social, and cultural areas
Introduces issues and interpretations encountered in upper-level courses
For History majors or by instructor's permission.

HIST 203 United States History for Historians 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: History majors or instructor permission
Introduces aspiring historians to United Slates history since 1763. Empha-
sizes the issues, methods, and problems that currently concent professional

HIST 204 United States History to 1877 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: History. History Pre-] aw. or Social Studies Education

An introduction to United States history from the Colonial period through
Reconstruction, covering such main currents as the founding of American
society, the American Revolution, the making of the Constitution, the
market revolution, westward expansion, slavery, the Civil War. and

HIS I 205 United States History Since 1877 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: History. History Pre-1 aw, 01 Social Studies Education


An introduction to l oited Suites history, 1877 to the present, covering

such mam currents as industrialization, Progressivism, World War I. the

(ireat Depression and New Deal. World War II and the C old War. the

1960s, the Vietnam War, and post-Vietnam political, social, and economic
dev elopments.

HIST 206 History of East Asia 3c-0l-3cr

Historx of( tuna and Japan from ancient times. Buddhism, medieval Japan.

Chinese communism, industrialization Some consideration ol peripheral

\su from I sou Open to History and non-History majors

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lllsl 208 sunn "I I .urn American Histor) U 0l-3cr

rve) course presenting in various forms the origin and development ol
major political, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual institutions in
I .inn Vmerica from pre i olumbian limes to the present Introduces issues
ami interpretations encountered in uppci level courses Open i" Hi
and non-Histor) maji

lllsl 210 Viicieiil ( mli/.iliiiu: I he Middle I asl .mil tin

Eastern Mediterranean lc-0l-3cr

Not open to Histor) and Secondar) Social Studies 1 ducation majors Vn
examination ol the devclopmcnl and the spread ol ancienl civilization in
ancient Middle I ast and the I astern Mediterranean Ibpics ol stud) include
the characteristics of civilization and the development ol political, social,
economic, and cultural institutions in the river valle) centers and the
diffusion to the fringe areas

MSI 212 viimnt .mil Medieval Europe 3c-0l-3cr

Not open to Histor) and Secondary Social Studies I ducation majors \n
examination of the development of civilization in I urope dining the
ancient and medieval periods I ocuses on the Ancienl (neck and Roman
civilizations and the medieval European civilization The characteristics
and institutions of civilization are stressed as well as the political hi

Ills l :i4 rhemes In Vmerican llistors 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Ills I 195

open mils to non-Histor) majors Designed to give an appreciation of the
basic themes and issues in the making of Vmerican society I xamines
themes such as the fruition of democracy, the American dream, slaver) and

freedom, the tensions between lihcrls and order, and the role o! the I niled
States in a uorld selling

Mist :?| United states Military History 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Not applicable toward the I IIS I m

\ sur\e> of the history and transformation of the Vmerican militar) from
the Colonial period to the present time American military history is
analyzed within the contest of the nation's political, social, economic, and

cultural development Central themes include war-making, civil-militar)
relations, and military professionalism.

nisi 279 rhe Digital Historian lc-01-lcr

Prerequisite: History and Social Studies 1 ducation Histop, majors
An introduction to the changes thai digital technologies are bringing to
how historians research, write, present, and teach the past Examines liter-
ature on this media and studies closel) the slate of digital historical work by
scholars, teachers, archivists, museum curators, and popular historians Vs
the> examine this work, students also explore the fundamental philosophi-
cal and ethical issues raised bs efforts to put histor) on line Also provides
a basic introduction to some of the most common software used b)
historians to create digital histop,

ills I 2HI Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content
i rffered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic ma) he offered under
anv special topic identit) no more than three times Special topics
numbered 281 are ottered primarily tor lower-level undergraduate Students

Ills i 301 llistors nf Vncienl Greece 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HIST 195 (nonmajors)
Analyzes major political, social, and economic developments in ancient
Greek civilization from Bronze Age to death of Alexander.

HISI 302 llistors of Ancienl Rome 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HISI 195 (nonmajors)
Traces Roman histor) from earls Republic down to tall of Empire. Roman
political theory is particular!) emphasized

lllsl 303 Medieval Kurope I. 400-1000 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HIST 19s (nonmajors)
History of earl) Medieval Europe, from decline of Rome to beginnings of
High Middle Ages, emphasis on political, social, economic, religious, and
intellectual developments.

lllsi 104 Medieval Europe II. 1000-1300 lc-0l-3ci

Prerequisites: Sophomore landing nisi
Histor) "i lati Medieval I urope from High Midd
period; emphasis mi political


lllsi )05 Renaissance .nut Reformation U II <>r

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing lllsi

from c 1250; rise of commercial cit) •

pressures on ( ( hurch to 1600 S

lllsi 106 Early Modern Europi V n|-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. His I 195 in. nun:

Greatness ol I ranee undei I ouis \l\ Sweden; Hurts Years' \sji i i

gencc ol modern society; I rench Resolution

lllsi 107 History of Europe: 1815-1914 Jc-0l-3ci

Prerequisites: Snphomoie standing. HISI I

I he studs ol I urope m nineteenth century, with emphasis on the emer-
gence oi majoi thought patterns, Romanticism. Nationalism. Socialism,
and Positivism

lllsi <ns rwentieth-Centur) Europe k-M-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HISI i i »5 (nonmajors)

Political, economic, and diplomatic trends in I urope since 1900, with
majoi emphasis on causes and results of war and search lor securit)

lllsl 310 Making Ital) Modern lc-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; lllsl 195 (nonmajors)
Surveys the principal themes in the transformation of Italian cultural
cial. economic, and political structures since the nineteenth century fopics
include Italian unification; the growth of national culture, the development
odern state, economy, and society; Italy's role in the Mediterranean.
Italian emigration throughout the ssorld. the impact ol modernity; fascism
and \nli-l -ascism. and Ilals in the post-World War II era

HIST 311 Rise and Kail of Hitler's Empire 3e-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HISI 195 I nonmajors i

\n m-depth sluds of Hitler and the Na/i order, oilers an analysis ol

nineteenth-century origins of Nazi ideology and intensive!) analyzes

domestic and foreign totalitarian policy (1920-1945), including Holocaust.
Resistance, and the postwar Nuremberg Trials

lllsl 312 Kurope. 1914-1945: I he \ge of Dictators

and Imperiled Democracies 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing: HIST 195 (nonma

Surveys the principal themes m the transformation of Europe from 1914

to 1 94s fopics include World War 1 and the Paris Peace settlement;
developments in conservatism, liberalism, and socialism: colonial empires.
the emergence of communism, fascism, and Nazism: artistic, musical, and
literary movements between the two World Wars; the (ireat Depression and
responses to it; antisemitism and the Shoah: the Spanish Civil War.
appeasement, and World War II: and the seeds of decolonization and the
told War

HISI 313 Kurope Since 1945: Division. Resolution.

and Knits 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 Inonm.i

Surveys the principal themes in European histop, since 1945. Topics
include postwar reconstruction, the origins of the told War in huropc. the
long years of economic growth followed bs stagnation, decolonization oi
the British and I rench empires, the events oi 1968 and their consequences.
the experience of communism in the East Bloc, the revolutions ol 1989,
and progress toward 1 uropean integration

HISI 320 llistors of Inland to IhXX »c-lll-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. HISI 195 inonm.i
A of the growth of the Hnglish nation, with emphasis on political.
social, and economic developments leading to seventeenth-century conflict
between Crown and Parliament


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HIST 321 History of Kngland. 1688 to Present 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmaji

\ survey of the growth of England as a democratic constitutional

monarchy. Attention directed to industrial re\olution and to imperial
expansion and England's role in twenty-first-century world Attention
gi\en to social and cultural history.

HIST 322 French Revolution and Napoleon 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmajors)

Brief sketch of Old Regime, concentration on Revolution and Empire, with

emphasis on politics, social structure, diplomacy, and economics

HIST 323 France, 1815 to the Present 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmajors)
Provides a survey of French history from the end of the Napoleonic era to
the present. Pays special attention to the revolutionary tradition in poli-
tics, changes in the lives of workers and peasants, the French experience in
the two world wars, and recent social and political trends.

HIST 324 History of Germany to 1848 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; FUST 195 (nonmajors)
The stud\ of the development of Germany politically and culturally from
ancient times, emphasizing medieval and early modern periods to 1 849.

HIS I 325 History of Germany: 1849 to the Present 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmajors)
The study of the political and cultural development of modem Germany
from the Revolution of 1848. including imperial, republican, and totalitar-
ian phases, to post-World War II East and West Germany.

HIST 326 History of Russia 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmajors)
General surv ej of Russian history, culture, and institutions. Special consid-
eration given to the study of historical forces formative of Revolution of

HIST 327 Soviet Union and Contemporary Russia 3c-01-3er

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HIST 195 (nonmajors I
Analyzes the period from 1855 to the present, including the attempts at
modernization by Imperial Russia, the creation of the Soviet Union and
further modernization, and the collapse of the Soviet Union.

HIST 329 The History of the Byzantine Empire 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing: HIST 195 (nonmajors)
An introduction to early By/antine civilization and history. A.D. 400-
1300. Traces the transformation of the ancient world and the emergence
of a distinctly medieval Byzantine civilization.

HIST 330 History of the Islamic Civilization 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing: HIST 195 (nonmajors)
An approach to learning about a non-Western culture; Muhammad. Arabs,
and Muslims as creators of a great civilization from rise of Islam to 1800;
emphasis on cultural institutions of Islam and their interrelationships

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