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SEPTEMBER 27

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Winter Term 2021-22

December 27–January 16

Register for the winter term to continue your degree path, catch up, or get ahead! Alumni and visiting students are also welcome to enroll in a class. All courses are 100% online and at a reduced rate with financial aid options.

Registration

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis via AccessLVC. Visiting students may complete a visiting student registration form. Students may only take one course during the Winter Term. For more information, please contact the Registrar's Office at registrar@lvc.edu.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition will be charged based on course level. Undergraduate tuition is $485 per credit. There are no grants or scholarships for the winter term; however, the cost of a winter course including tuition and books can be added to the cost of attendance for the spring semester for financial aid purposes. This will allow you to borrow additional funds through a PLUS or student alternative loan.  If you would like to borrow for a winter course, you must complete the Winter Financial Aid Application which will be available here later in the fall semester.

Internships and Independent Studies

LVC degree-seeking students may also take internships and independent studies during the winter term. If you are interested in pursuing one of these options, please discuss it with your advisor and the appropriate faculty instructor/supervisor to determine whether it can be accomplished during this period. Registration for these courses can be completed by filling out the corresponding PDF form and submitting it to registrar@lvc.edu.

Undergraduate Course Offerings

BUS130: Modern Business Organizations

This course is designed as a survey course to introduce the many aspects of the business community through the use of discussion, case study, group projects, and "real world" contacts, typically via the web. We will use the text as the foundation for our study but you will incorporate current data from web sources and you will be exposed to "typical" business decisions as you complete your in-class case studies and your group project. Interactive class discussion is a cornerstone of the class. Restricted to freshman or sophomore standing, or by permission of instructor.
3 credits.

Instructor: Kimberlee Josephson

ENG120: Introduction to Literature

Introduction to literary genres and the basic methodology, terminology, and concepts of the study of literature. Fulfills requirement: Critical Thinking through Writing.
3 credits.

Instructor: Theodora Sakellarides

LAW150: Introduction to Law and Justice

This course introduces the nature of law and the structure and operation of the central institutions and processes of the US and British legal systems. Topics include the centrality of human rights, the protection of civil liberties and rights in the criminal justice process, contracts and torts, the role and constitutional position of judges in US and British legal systems, the concept of the rule of law, the imperative of diversity in judicial appointments and in admission to the practice of law, the importance of fairness & justice in legal systems, and impediments to justice constructed by race. Fulfills requirement: Intercultural Competence.
3 credits.

Instructor: Philip Benesch

PSY110: 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: Rachel Albert

PSY 148: Health Psychology

This course is designed as an introduction to health psychology/behavioral medicine. It will consider the role of psychology in the health field, including medical settings. It covers the relationship between psychological factors and physical disease from predisposition through maintenance. The study of behavioral medicine will include treatment of stress and stress-related disorders, preventive health behaviors and factors related to adherence of treatment programs. It also explores the psychological connections of pain and pain management, and how personal control is related to both health and the disease process.
3 credits

Instructor: Colleen Frey

SOC110: 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

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: Kathleen Tacelosky

Graduate Course Offerings

EXSC 742: Pharmacology

This course evaluates the impact of medications, supplements, and substances on exercise physiology, exercise performance, cardiopulmonary fitness, and weight management. Students will master general pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic concepts and learn specific medication properties. Through critical evaluation of primary literature, students will classify medications as ergogenic or ergolytic to review and revise exercise and nutrition recommendations.
3 credits | Online

Instructor: Courtney Lappas

EXSC 749: Sport Psychology

This course examines psychological theories and research related to sport and exercise behavior. A broad range of topics are discussed that are applicable to different career paths in exercise science and allied health professions.
3 credits | Online

Instructor: Jody Langdon