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Summer Full Term: May 24-Aug 29, 2021

CHM 112: Principles of Chemistry II

A continuation of first semester. Topics include kinetics, acids and bases, equilibrium, thermodynamics, electro-chemistry and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: CHM 111. Corequisite: CHM 114 or 116, if not previously completed.
3 credits.

Instructor: Anderson Marsh

ITG 499: Pivotal Texts

The Integrative Experience is the culmination of the common learning experience. This experience allows students to complete an interdisciplinary project and reflect on their learning experiences at LVC Pre or co-requisite: The Connective Experience (COE) and, in particular, the integrative component of the COE must be taken prior to or concurrently with this course.
3 credits.

Instructor: Elizabeth Julian 

Summer I: May 24-July 11, 2021

ACT 231: Managerial Accounting

Cost-volume-profit relationships, cost analysis, business segment contribution, profit planning, and budgeting as a basis for managerial decision-making. Prerequisite: ACT 131 or ACT 151, with a minimum grade of C- or better.
3 credits.

Instructor: Tami Bartona

ART 205: Drawing Studio: Human Form

Discover drawing, the oldest and most enduring form of human expression. Whether you are a beginner or advanced student, this studio is designed to accommodate your skill level and individual interests. To build the correct proportions of the human body, you will study the aesthetics and language of anatomy. Through the close observation of human form, you will understand the interconnected structural elements of the body and perceive the changing topology of the visible bones and musculature. By learning the essence of line, gesture, tonality, mood, and the subtle physics of light and shadow, you will successfully capture the mass, volume, and surfaces of the human body. During the course, you will be free to experiment with monochromatic and polychromatic media, along with a variety of textured and tined papers. The studio fee ($60) covers a full drawing kit that is mailed to you. The kit includes a pencil set, conte crayons, sketchbook, quality drawing and pastel papers, portfolio carry bag, and other media-specific tools. Fulfills requirement: Immersive Experience.
3 credits.

Instructor: Grant Taylor

BUS 285: Organizational Communications

The development of writing, speaking, and listening skills for business management. Fulfills requirement: Critical Thinking through Writing. Prerequisite: ENG 111/112 or FYE 111/112. Majors in accounting and business administration majors need a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or greater in all foundation courses completed to date.
3 credits.

Instructor: Gwendolyn Setley

BUS 330: Managing Diversity in the Workforce

An investigation of reasons why questions of diversity affect organizations including demographic changes, types of diversity, and relevant federal legislation. Considers differences in race, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background, age, physical ability/disability, and geography. This course also includes a global perspective that looks at the international community and discusses the concept of managing diversity on an international platform. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing, or permission of the instructor.
3 credits.

Instructor: Kimberlee Josephson

BUS 340: Principles of Marketing

An overview of marketing from the management perspective. Topics include marketing strategies, marketing research, consumer behavior, selecting target markets, developing, pricing, distributing, and promoting products and services, and non-profit marketing. Prerequisite: BUS 230; junior or senior standing, or by permission of the instructor.
3 credits.

Instructor: Treva Clark

BUS 371: Business Law I

Elementary principles of law relating to the field of business. The course covers contracts, government regulation of business, consumer protection, bankruptcy, personal property, real estate, bailments, insurance, and estates. 
3 credits.

Instructor: Andrew Hildebrand

CSD 351: Multicultural Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Students will learn to identify cultural and linguistic differences that may have an impact on the speech and language of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Students will be able to describe normal acquisition in bilingual children and contrast differences from communication disorders. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence. Prerequisite: CSD 105, and CSD 220.
3 credits.

Instructor: Michelle Scesa

DCOM 170: Web Markup and Layout

This course will cover the use of tHTML5, CSS3, and basic JavaScript to create functioning web sites. The course will enable students to incorporate critical thinking skills and integrate web-based principles to develop hands-on projects. The course will be conducted through lectures, readings, tests, and assignments. 
3 credits

Instructor: Mathew Samuel

ECN 101: Principles of Microeconomics

The course examines how individuals and firms make choices within the institution of free-market capitalism. Individuals decide how much of their time to spend working and what to buy with the earnings of their labor. Firms decide how much to produce and in some cases what price to charge for their goods. Together these choices determine what is produced, how it is produced, and for whom it is produced in our economic system. Fulfills requirement: Quantitative Reasoning.
3 credits.

Instructor: Willard Delavan

EXSC 101: Anatomy & Physiology I

A detailed study of the human organism according to levels of chemical and structural organization with special reference to cytology, histology, and organs of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems and fluid and electrolyte balance. Corequisite: EXSC-101L.
4 credits.

Instructor: Paul Dalton 

EXSC 101L: Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

Corequisite: EXSC-101.

Instructor: Paul Dalton 

EXSC 310: Exercise Physiology

Examines skeletal muscle structure and function and cardiovascular, respiratory, and neuro musculoskeletal physiology during exercise in general and special patient/client populations. Current methods of nutritional and physical assessment will be evaluated. Prerequisite: EXSC-216/L or BIO-222, or permission of the department chairperson.
3 credits.

Instructor: Alan Walker

PHY 103: General College Physics I

This course provides an algebra-based introduction to the fundamental concepts and laws of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, with laboratory work in each area. The mechanics unit covers translational motion, Newton's laws, energy, momentum, rotational motion, statics, fluids, oscillations, waves, and sound. Fulfills requirement: Quantitative Reasoning. Corequisite: PHY 103L.
4 credits.

Instructor: Kelly Light 

PHY 103L: General College Physics I Lab

Corequisite: PHY 103 

Instructor: Kelly Light 

PSY 110: General Psychology

This course is designed as an introduction to the conceptual and methodological foundations of psychological science. Through a broad exploration of neuroscience, cognition, social processes, development, and psychopathology, the course provides a conceptual background for understanding behavior, and active engagement with the scientific process including the addressing of connections between research and theory, and the role of empirical data, in understanding psychological processes. 
3 credits.

Instructor: Ashley McFalls

PSY 173: Junk Science and Paranormal Phenomena

This course addresses the mechanisms underlying the formation of beliefs, with an emphasis on exploring both (a) real-world junk science (that corrupts scientific methods in order to manipulate and exploit the general public on issues with broad societal impact) and (b) paranormal claims (that involve describing perceived events with explanations that extend beyond the boundaries of established science). In addition, the course focuses on the importance of skeptical inquiry, critical thinking, logical inference, information literacy skills and scientific procedures when evaluating issues that span from everyday/mundane matters to those with supernatural/questionable elements. Fulfills requirement: Critical Thinking through Writing. Prerequisite: FYE 111 and 112, or sophomore standing, or permission of instructor.
3 credits.

Instructor: Lou Manza

PSY 400: Internship

This course focuses on practical and professional work experience related to the student's work or research interests or graduate school plans. Internships are limited to off-campus sites only. Students should not take more than six credits per semester. Graded pass/fail. This course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. Fulfills requirement: Immersive Experience. Prerequisites: At least junior level Psychology or Neuroscience major or minor; and completion of Department application with instructor's permissions; and approval of internship site by Department's internship coordinator.
1-12 credits.

Instructor: Jenna Marx 

SOC 110: Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the sociological perspective with a focus on how individual behavior is shaped by the social context. The nature and characteristics of human societies and social life are examined from a perspective known as the "sociological imagination". Topics range from the influence of culture on human behavior, the development of the self, group dynamics, deviance, population, and social inequality. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence.
3 credits.

Instructor: Barbara Prince

SOC 162 Race and the Intersections of Identity

This course examines how race continues to be a central feature of identity in America. Students will explore how multiple facets of identity - such as class, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality - intersect with race and form a complex matrix of inequality that has shaped the United States, in the past as well as the present. Understanding such complex intersections of identity will prepare students to work affectively in diverse domestic and global contexts.  Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence. 3 credits.

Instructor: Teddi Sakellarides

SPA 101: Elementary Spanish I

Introductory course in Spanish. Aimed at developing basic communicative proficiency in Spanish. Also offers insights into Hispanic cultures.  Fulfills requirement: Language and Culture. *Note: This course does not satisfy LAC, Formative, or any Constellation requirement for students enrolled prior to Fall 2019.
3 credits.

Instructor: Gabriela McEvoy

SPA 102: Language and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World - Elementary Level II

SPA 102 is an active and immersive language and culture course, taught almost entirely in Spanish in which students will develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish and cultural awareness of the cultures associated with Spanish. Fulfills requirement: Language and Culture. Prerequisite: SPA 101 or placement test.
3 credits.

Instructor: Gabriela McEvoy

SPA 201: Language and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World - Intermediate Level I

This is an active and immersive language and culture course, taught almost entirely in Spanish in which students will develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish and cultural awareness of the cultures associated with the Spanish. Fulfills requirement: Language and Culture. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or placement test.
3 credits.

Instructor: K. Tacelosky

Summer II: July 12-Aug 29, 2021

BUS 230: Principles of Management

This course is designed to enhance student understanding of the foundational principles of management. The classroom learning process will consist of discussion, case studies, group projects, and analysis of current management writing. We will use the text, journal articles, and internet materials throughout the semester. Interactive class discussion is a cornerstone of the class and students are expected to be prepared to discuss the assigned material. Prerequisite: BUS 130. Accounting and business administration majors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 or greater in all foundation courses completed to date.
3 credits.

Instructor: Douglas Gautsch

BUS 372: Business Law II

Elementary principles of law relating to business. Includes agency, employment, commercial paper, security devices, insurance, partnerships, corporation, estates, and bankruptcy. 
3 credits.

Instructor: Andrew Hildebrand

CRJ 110: Introduction to Criminal Justice

A sociological, historical, and philosophical examination of punishment and the criminal justice system. Included will be a summary of the role and impact of the courts, police, and corrections within our criminal justice system. Contemporary issues to include the death penalty, sentencing of juveniles, reentry and incarceration will be examined.  3 credits.

Instructor: Terrence Alladin

ECN 102: Principles of Macroeconomics

This course extends the study of consumer and producer choices to discover how they affect the nation's economy. Macroeconomics deals with the economy as a whole as measured by the key variables of inflation, unemployment, and economic growth. Emphasis is on both Keynesian and classical theories and how they predict what monetary and fiscal policies can be used to affect these variables and reach national economic goals. Fulfills requirement: Quantitative Reasoning.
3 credits.

Instructor: Kshama Harpankar 

EXSC 102: Anatomy & Physiology II

A detailed study of the human organism according to levels of chemical and structural organization with special reference to cytology, histology, and organs of the sense organs, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems and genetics. Prerequisite: EXSC 101/L with a minimum grade of "C" or better.
4 credits.

Instructor: Lori Thomas

EXSC 102L: Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

Instructor: Lori Thomas

EXSC 120: Medical Terminology

Examines terminology used by health care providers in clinical health care delivery, exploring medical word structure; terminology applicable to all body systems and medical abbreviations. Graded pass/fail.
1 credit.

Instructor: Claudia Gazsi 

EXSC 216: Human Physiology

The design of this course is intended to impart an understanding of the basic concepts of human physiology with emphasis on neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, and endocrine physiology. Laboratory exercises place emphasis on effective experimental designs and data analysis in the study of physiological mechanisms. Lab exercises cover such topics as muscle contraction measurements, spirometry, and ECG analysis. Fulfills requirement: Critical Thinking through Writing. Prerequisite: EXSC 102/L or BIO 111/L with a minimum grade of "C" or better; and CHM 111/113 or CHM 105/106; or by permission of the department chairperson. Corequisite: EXSC 216L.
4 credits.

Instructor: Stan Dacko 

EXSC 216L: Human Physiology Lab

Instructor: Stan Dacko

HIS 125: United States History to 1865

The major events and developments in America from Columbus to the Civil War, with emphasis on the creation of a distinctive American society from the interaction of different cultures, ethnic groups, and ideas. Major themes include the transformation of European cultural ideas in colonial America and the impact of republican ideology, democratization, and the spread of the market economy between the Revolution and the Civil War. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence.
3 credits.

Instructor: Adam Bentz

HIS 251 ST: African Politics and History

African Politics and History will examine the post-colonial development of Sub-Saharan Africa and the institutions and leadership of present-day African governments. The course will compare the experience of different African states and will note some important comparisons between African political history and the political history of African-Americans. Meets a History major and minor requirement and will count as a Political Science elective. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence. 3 credits.

Instructor: Jude Ogene               

PHY 104: General College Physics II

Second semester of General College Physics. This course provides an algebra-based introduction to the fundamental concepts and laws of electricity, magnetism, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics, with laboratory work in each area.  Fulfills requirement: Quantitative Reasoning. Prerequisite: PHY 103 or equivalent. Corequisite: PHY 104L.
4 credits.

Instructor: Kelly Light

PHY 104L: General College Physics II Lab

Instructor: Kelly Light

POL 290 ST: African Politics and History

African Politics and History will examine the post-colonial development of Sub-Saharan Africa and the institutions and leadership of present-day African governments. The course will compare the experience of different African states and will note some important comparisons between African political history and the political history of African-Americans. Meets a History major and minor requirement and will count as a Political Science elective. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence. 3 credits.

Instructor: Jude Ogene               

SPA 101: Elementary Spanish I

Introductory course in Spanish. Aimed at developing basic communicative proficiency in Spanish. Also offers insights into Hispanic cultures. Fulfills requirement: Language and Culture. *Note: This course does not satisfy LAC, Formative, or any Constellation requirement for students enrolled prior to Fall 2019.
3 credits.

Instructor: Carmen Garcia Amero 

SPA 102: Language and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World - Elementary Level II

SPA 102 is an active and immersive language and culture course, taught almost entirely in Spanish in which students will develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish and cultural awareness of the cultures associated with Spanish. Fulfills requirement: Language and Culture. Prerequisite: SPA 101 or placement test.
3 credits.

Instructor: Carmen Garcia Amero