Children, Youth and Families

Students are provided an introduction to families from a sociological and systems perspective. The interplay between families and the larger society is the background against which the phenomena of childhood, adolescence and parenting are examined. Topics include, but are not limited to, poverty, delinquency, disability, aging, self-determination, community supports and interventions.

Macroeconomics

This course provides an introduction and framework to the economic concepts that are studied in macroeconomics. Emphasis is placed on the following topics: physical and financial markets, national income accounting, savings and investment, business cycles, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, money and the central bank, and the role that government plays in the economy.

Microeconomics

This course introduces the economic concepts that are studied in microeconomics. Students gain an understanding of how consumer and producer decision making forms the basis of supply and demand and how the price system operates within a market economy to allocate scarce resources among unlimited wants.

Human Sexuality

Students learn about sexuality from a developmental perspective, focusing on stages of growth and development. Personal attitudes, values and controversial social issues related to sexuality are examined and discussed. Upon completion of this course, students will better understand the individual and social impact of human sexuality on thought, feeling and behavior.

Organizational Behavior

Coursework involves the students developing an understanding of how working together and leading people in organizations leads to the maintenance of healthy future organizations. It includes the challenges of leadership.

Introduction to World Geography

An introduction to the physical, cultural and cartographic aspects of the earth’s regions, this course is designed to assist students in their understanding of social, political and economic development. Topics covered are location, movement, connection and interaction of populations in Europe, Australia, Pacific areas, South Asia, North, Central and South America, Middle East and Africa.

Chemical Dependency

This course examines chemical dependency and substance abuse issues including etiology, diagnosis and treatment, the effect of alcohol and drugs on the body, family dynamics of addiction, and special topics selected by students.

Chemical Dependency

This course examines chemical dependency and substance abuse issues including etiology, diagnosis and treatment, the effect of alcohol and drugs on the body, family dynamics of addiction, and special topics selected by students.

Introduction to Sociology

Our daily lives are affected, consciously and unconsciously, by social forces and influences of which we are largely unaware. This introductory course to sociology, the scientific study of society, explores and uncovers these hidden factors behind the behaviors and attitudes of individuals, groups and societies.

Independent Study in Science

Independent Study in Science is an opportunity for a student to enroll in a higher-level science class to explore focused topics in science. Some suggested topics might be the Biology of Cancer, Neuroscience or Environmental Microbiology. This course includes a lab component. (Prerequisites: Permission of department chair, matriculated with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, […]

College Physics II

This course completes the sequence for a year-long algebra-based physics course and includes an integrated laboratory. Continuing the approach used in the previous course, this course promotes student development of thoughtful problem-solving strategies by explicitly identifying and consistently applying methods to obtain solutions while considering a broad variety of problems. Course topics include oscillations and […]

College Physics I

This algebra-based course with integrated laboratory component is designed to help students develop thoughtful problem solving strategies in tandem with the coverage of the course material. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, thermodynamics, and the properties of matter. (Prerequisite: MATH137L or MATH211L with a C or better or Permission of Instructor)