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2021 Spring Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY

UW Extended Campus Online AN100

This course introduces you to basic principles and concepts of anthropology and its four subfields. Physical/Biological, Archaeology, Socio-Cultural and Linguistic. The goal of this course is to provide you with a better understanding of the differences and similarities that exist among human societies and cultures of which they are a part.


3 Units

WORLDS OF ART

UW Extended Campus Online AR175

Introduction visual arts for the non-art major. This Ethnic Studies (ES) course will focus on art created by marginalized groups in the U.S. and their ethnic heritage. Multicultural perspectives will be explored; specifically the impact race, ethnicity, and gender identity have on artistic production, art criticism, art philosophies and aesthetics.


4 Units

CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY

UW Extended Campus Online BL101

An introduction to the fundamental principles of living organisms. Topics include cell structure and function, growth, basic physiological processes of living organisms, reproduction and inheritance, classification systems, evolution, and diversity of life.


1 Units

GENERAL CHEMISTRY I - LAB

UW Extended Campus Online CH140

An introduction to chemistry including matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, gas laws, and changes of state. This course is primarily designed for natural science, pre-health, and occupational and environmental safety majors needing two or more semesters of chemistry.


4 Units

GENERAL CHEMISTRY I - LECTURE

UW Extended Campus Online CH144

An introduction to chemistry including matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, gas laws, and changes of state. This course is primarily designed for natural science, pre-health, and occupational and environmental safety majors needing two or more semesters of chemistry.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

UW Extended Campus Online CM101

This course offers communication experiences intended to improve students' public speaking and listening skills across a broad spectrum of situations including intercultural communication, public communication, small group communication and interpersonal communication.


3 Units

MACROECONOMICS

UW Extended Campus Online EC203

The emphasis of the course is on macroeconomics analysis and covers areas such as national income, commercial banking, business fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policies and international trade.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING

UW Extended Campus Online EN098

A composition course focusing on the conventions of academic writing, the composing process, critical thinking, and critical reading. Emphasis will be on reading and writing activities designed to prepare students for successful transition to college-level writing.


3 Units

COLLEGE WRITING AND CRITICAL READING

UW Extended Campus Online EN101

A composition course focusing on academic writing, the writing process, and critical reading. Emphasis will be on essays that incorporate readings.


3 Units

CRITICAL WRITING AND RESEARCH

UW Extended Campus Online EN102

A composition course focusing on researched academic writing that presents information, ideas, and arguments. Emphasis will be on the writing process, critical thinking, and critical reading.


3 Units

CREATIVE WRITING

UW Extended Campus Online EN203

In this workshop-based course, students will read creative writing and produce their own original works. Students will share drafts of their work in process with peers, revise their work based on feedback, and write reflectively and analytically about their own processes and products.


3 Units

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

UW Extended Campus Online EN210

This course teaches students to effectively communicate in a variety of business settings. Students write messages, reports, proposals, and other professional documents. Students also plan and present an oral report.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

UW Extended Campus Online ES105

This course presents an overview of the interrelationships between humans and the environment. The material presented in the first one-third of the course focuses on important ecological concepts. The remainder of the course deals with human influence on the environment. Ecological concepts are used throughout to identify, understand, and provide a basis for proposing possible solutions to contemporary environmental problems.


3 Units

PERSONAL FINANCE

UW Extended Campus Online FN210

Topics covered include reflection on personal priorities and values, identifying the social and environmental impacts of our consumer culture, consumerism, identifying important life and financial goals, principles of personal money management and financial planning, use of credit, budgets, insurance, buying a home, creating an estate, and providing for retirement.


4 Units

DISASTERS: LIVING ON THE EDGE

UW Extended Campus Online GE170

Study of various environmental hazards, their causes, impacts on humans, and mitigations. Core topics are natural hazards (earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes), and anthropogenic hazards (climate change, nuclear hazards, overpopulation). Additional topics may be covered: coastal hazards, pollution, other atmospheric hazards, impacts from space, extinctions, biohazards, chemical hazards, and terrorism.


3 Units

NUTRITION AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

UW Extended Campus Online HE209

Through the lens of the natural sciences, this course will examine the basic principles of nutrition, digestion, and metabolism. Students will interpret and analyze the effects of these principles on one's diet, weight, fitness level, and overall health. Students will reflect upon the conclusions drawn from the data, with the goal of integrating healthy behaviors into their personal lifestyle.


3 Units

THE WORLD IN THE 20TH CENTURY

UW Extended Campus Online HS127

The goal of this course is to develop an understanding of human history since 1900. In this endeavor, students will engage questions of what constitutes historical knowledge, how historical analysis and narratives are constructed, and to what purpose.


3 Units

DIVERSITY IN THE US

UW Extended Campus Online LB103

This interdisciplinary course exposes students to the breadth of diverse bodies, minds, and backgrounds that exist in the US. Students gain understanding about how they exist within, and contribute to, our country's diversity and will be better prepared to think and react critically to contemporary issues surrounding diversity.


3 Units

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

UW Extended Campus Online MA091

Elementary Algebra is intended for students with little or no previous algebra experience. Topics include the real number system, operations with real numbers and algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, graphing linear equations, and an introduction to quadratic equations. A grade of C or better in Elementary Algebra is required before advancing to Intermediate Algebra.


3 Units

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

UW Extended Campus Online MA093

Emphasizes algebraic techniques with polynomials, fractional expressions, exponents and radicals, linear and quadratic equations and inequalities. Introduction to functions, their graphs, and analytic geometry.


3 Units

QUANTITATIVE REASONING

UW Extended Campus Online MA108

Quantitative Reasoning is intended to develop analytic reasoning and the ability to solve quantitative problems. Topics to be covered include construction and interpretation of graphs, functional relationships, descriptive statistics, math of finance, and exponential growth. Appropriate use of units and dimensions, mathematical notation and available technology will be emphasized throughout the course.


3 Units

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

UW Extended Campus Online MA116

The study of the properties of elementary functions, such as polynomial, absolute value, piecewise, radical, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Topics include equations, inequalities, functions, and their graphs. Students will formulate, analyze, solve, and interpret mathematical and real-world problems. This course is intended to provide algebra skills required for calculus.


4 Units

ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

UW Extended Campus Online MA117

An introduction to Statistics including the collection and analysis of data, descriptive statistics, both graphical and numerical, elementary probability, general and sampling distributions, and the fundamentals of statistical inference, including confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, simple regression, correlation, Chi-square goodness of fit and one-way ANOVA.


5 Units

CALCULUS I

UW Extended Campus Online MA221

Calculus I is based on the study of real valued functions of a single variable. The course topics include limits and continuity, derivatives, antiderivatives, definite integrals and Riemann sums. Applications of differentiation and integration are also covered.


3 Units

ROCK AND ROLL ROOTS

UW Extended Campus Online MU278

Rock and Roll evolved from blues, jazz, gospel, and several folk musical genres. This course reveals the connections between, and fusion of, these diverse musical styles and how they influenced the nearly 70 years of Rock and Roll history.


3 Units

CRITICAL THINKING

UW Extended Campus Online PH121

Critical thinking is the process of identifying, analyzing, evaluating, and constructing reasoning in deciding what conclusions to draw or actions to take. This course will help you to master an approach to critical thinking that will allow you understand how others think and enable you to think more clearly.


3 Units

TECHNOLOGY, VALUES, AND SOCIETY

UW Extended Campus Online PH237

Technology, Values & Society will be a philosophical investigation of technology and its relation to society and the individual. An examination of ethical issues in technology, which may include freedom, censorship, privacy, equality, democratic participation, intellectual property, education, law enforcement, institutional change, and work.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

UW Extended Campus Online PL104

Examines how the American political system works, with emphasis on the U.S. Constitution, civil and political rights, the party system, elections, and the structure, powers, and processes of Congress, the presidency, and the courts.


3 Units

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

UW Extended Campus Online PS101

This introductory behavioral science course emphasizes the history of the field of psychology, research methods, the biological basis of behavior, human cognition, human development, social behavior, and mental health.


3 Units

LIFESPAN PSYCHOLOGY

UW Extended Campus Online PS250

This course presents a survey of human development theories and research. Topics include the biological, cognitive, emotional, and social development of the individual from the prenatal period through old age.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO RELIGION

UW Extended Campus Online RE101

This course introduces a number of the world's major religious traditions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) as well as several ways of studying these religions (anthropology, psychology, sociology, phenomenology, and economic approaches).


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

UW Extended Campus Online SC101

Sociology as a special field of behavioral science, examines social relations, social organizations, and social systems through the study of process, structure, and function.


3 Units

CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

UW Extended Campus Online SC231

Examines the American systems of Criminal Law and Justice in socio-historical context. Presents the three branches of the Criminal Justice system (Law Enforcement, Courts, Corrections) and critiques them against the backdrop of five cultural philosophies of criminal justice. Explores how crime is defined and measured, and how social sciences theorize causes of crime and crime patterns.


3 Units

MEDIA LITERACY

UW Extended Campus Online SS310

Media Literacy is designed to help students develop an informed, critical and practical understanding of the media and examines examples of media messages including entertainment, commercial and social media to critically evaluate the sources and target audiences.

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