Winter Term

Winter Term (December 15, 2014 – January 18, 2015)
Registration for the winter term will be open from Monday, November 3, 2014 until Wednesday, December 17, 2014, or until classes fill.

Course Offerings 
 
BU 431 Leadership (3 credits)
Instructor: K. Bump
This course examines the special qualities, knowledge, and skills that separate leadership from management. Motivational techniques, ethics, vision and appropriate styles are discussed. Role playing simulation exercises are explored. Student must pass with a "C" or better. Prerequisite: BU 110 Principles of Management.
 
FA 112 Art History: Renaissance to the Present (3 credits)
Instructor: A. Trinchera
The course covers Western art movements and styles from the Renaissance through the present. Sculpture, architecture, graphics, painting and new art trends and movements are considered as well as the political, religious, and social contexts of art.
 
HG 131 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
Instructor: A. Scardillo
This course examines the economy considered as a whole. Topics include national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, determination of total output, monetary and fiscal policy, and the international economy. Emphasis will be placed on developing the student’s ability to analyze the economy and economic policies.
 
HS 341 Counseling Theories (3 credits)
Instructor: S. Stewart
This course concentrates on the history of counseling, divergent counseling theories, and some of the applied psychotherapies, such as Gestalt, Rational/Emotive, Transactional Analysis, and Client Centered. This course will discuss how different counseling theories and techniques impact both the clients and the counselors. Cross-cultural issues in counseling will be examined. Prerequisite: HS 240 Introduction to Counseling.
 
HU 365 Ethics (3 credits)
Instructor: M. Sanders
Students critically examine the perceptions and explanations of human values as expressed by major philosophers throughout history. Moral and ethical theories, concepts, and ideas that have significantly changed the course of history are analyzed. With these tools, students learn to interpret and evaluate contemporary moral issues and to explore how their own values shape their understanding of experience and history. Prerequisite: EN 201 Academic Writing II.
 
SB 120 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
Instructor: E. Casey
The focus of this course is on the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes, and how they are affected by environment, experience and physiology. Students are introduced to a variety of psychological terms, concepts and approaches.

SM 161 College Algebra (3 credits)
Instructor: J. Livermore
This course features basic algebraic and logarithmic concepts necessary to prepare students for pre-calculus and statistics. Topics include algebraic fundamentals; rational expressions; exponents and radicals; linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; introduction to function inverses; system of equations; matrices. Applications are stressed throughout.