Undergraduate UW Extended Campus Online
2022 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY
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.
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
Introduction to Business provides a broad overview of the environment, principles, and functions of business. Students will gain an understanding of business terminology and practices essential for success in industry. Students will learn about functional areas of business such as economics, management, marketing, technology, accounting and finance.
CHEMISTRY IN THE KITCHEN
Explores the chemistry of food at a beginning level, including structure of molecules, interactions between molecules, and how foods change in the cooking process. Labs use kitchen materials, and include measurement, phase change, denaturation, extraction, and energy studies. Not a prerequisite for higher-level chemistry courses or pre-professional programs. NW, Lab Science.
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
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.
COLLEGE WRITING AND CRITICAL READING
A composition course focusing on academic writing, the writing process, and critical reading. Emphasis will be on essays that incorporate readings.
CRITICAL WRITING AND RESEARCH
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.
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.
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
An introduction to the discipline of literary studies through its fundamental approaches to reading, interpreting, and writing about a variety of texts, ranging from the classic to the contemporary with the goal of understanding, appreciating, and enjoying literature.
DISASTERS: LIVING ON THE EDGE
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.
INTRODUCTION TO GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND WOMEN'S STUDIES
This course focuses on both historical and current ways in which women's lives are shaped by structures of power, and on analyzing how gender works in society and in our everyday lives. Topics include feminist theory, intersectional identity, the social construction of gender, and reproductive justice.
US HISTORY SINCE 1877
A survey of American political, economic, social, and intellectual history from the era of the Civil War to the present. This Ethnic Studies (ES) course thoroughly integrates the historical experiences and contributions of racial and ethnic minorities within US society, fostering an understanding and appreciation at least two groups.
Trigonometric functions, their basic properties and graphs, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, solving trigonometric equations, solutions of triangles.
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.
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.
ROCK AND ROLL ROOTS
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.
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.
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.
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.
INTRODUCTION TO RELIGION
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).
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
Sociology as a special field of behavioral science, examines social relations, social organizations, and social systems through the study of process, structure, and function.
CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
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.