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Correspondence Study Course Offerings

Summer 2015

EDSE 3540
2 credit hours
Teaching Reading and Study Strategies in the Content Areas
Timothy Rush
Provides students majoring in secondary education programs with a knowledge of reading factors as they relate to various disciplines. Content includes estimating students’ reading ability, techniques for vocabulary development, questioning strategies, and developing reading related study skills. Prerequisites: Junior standing and minimum 12 hours in discipline area.

ENGL 2020
3 credit hours
Introduction to Literature
Heather Ackerman
An introduction to literary study including poetry, fiction and drama. Prerequisite: WA; sophomore standing

ENGL 4010
3 credit hours
Technical Writing in the Professions
Marci Miller
Deals with professional writing for various audiences. Includes research methods, audience analysis, organization and developmental techniques, abstracting, types of reports and popularization. Part of the last half of the course devoted to solution of student-initiated problem, culminating in the writing of a long-form report. Prerequisites: WA and WB; junior standing.

FCSC 3110
3 credit hours
Personal Finance
Katherine O’Brien
Acquaints students with personal budgeting and financial matters and relate these activities to financial institutions involved. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

GEOG 4040
3 credit hours
Conservation of Natural Resources
Ronald Beiswenger
Geographically analyzes conservation of natural and human resources, as well as political, social and ethical ramification of our environmental policy. Prerequisites: 6 hours of GEOG courses or ENR.

KIN 4065
3 credit hours
Resources in Adapted Physical Education
Shane Tweeter
Offers flexible credit for students interested in pursuing intensive study of resources for adapted physical education. Required for state endorsement in Adapted Physical Education Prerequisites: Junior status, KIN 4055 and minimum 2.50 GPA

MATH 0900
Noncredit course
Pre-Algebra
Patrick Ivers
Students acquire knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; averages; exponents: percent’s; rations and proportions; weights and measures including metric system; signed numbers; and introductory geometry and algebra.

MATH 1000
3 credit hours
Problem Solving
Jennifer Taufa
For students not planning to enroll in MATH 1400, 1450 or a calculus course. Examines modern topics chosen for their applicability and accessibility. Provides students with mathematical and logical skills needed to formulate, analyze and interpret quantitative arguments in a variety of settings. Introduces statistics and stresses the use of a calculator. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 0921 or level 2 on Math Placement Exam or MATH ACT of 21 or MATH SAT of 600. Note: MATH 1000 is neither a prerequisite nor suitable preparation for MATH 1400 (College Algebra).

MATH 1400
3 credit hours
College Algebra
Will Welch
Emphasizes aspects of algebra important in the study of calculus. Includes notation of algebra, exponents, factoring, theory of equations, inequalities, functions, graphing and logarithms. For students who plan to enroll in a calculus course (MATH 2200 or 2350). Students receiving credit for MATH 1450 may not receive credit for this course. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 0925 or Level 3 on the Math Placement Exam or Math ACT of 23 or MATH SAT if 600.

STAT 2050
4 credit hours
Fundamentals of Statistics
Michele Bird
Present central ideas and fundamental techniques of statistical inference on application sin the biological sciences. Includes probability models and inferences for means, variances and parameters of discrete distributions. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 1000, 1400 or equivalent.

WMST 1080
3 credit hours
Introduction to Women’s Studies
Nancy Shea
An introduction to key issues in women’s’ studies. A topical examination of women’s participation in, and relationship to, institutions of society, such as family and school, as well as processes and activities such as work, art, literature and politics in historical and cross-cultural analysis.

Fall 2015

EDSE 3540
2 credit hours
Teaching Reading and Study Strategies in the Content Areas
Timothy Rush
Provides students majoring in secondary education programs with a knowledge of reading factors as they relate to various disciplines. Content includes estimating students’ reading ability, techniques for vocabulary development, questioning strategies, and developing reading related study skills. Prerequisites: Junior standing and minimum 12 hours in discipline area.

ENGL 1010
3 credit hours
English Composition
Courtney Carlisle
A composition course emphasizing expository writing and close, analytical reading. A grade of C or better is required to meet the WA requirement. Students may not have credit in both ENGL 1010 and UWYO 1000, 1110 or 1210.

ENGL 2020
3 credit hours
Introduction to Literature
Heather Ackerman
An introduction to literary study including poetry, fiction and drama. Prerequisite: WA; sophomore standing

ENGL 4010
3 credit hours
Technical Writing in the Professions
Marci Miller
Deals with professional writing for various audiences. Includes research methods, audience analysis, organization and developmental techniques, abstracting, types of reports and popularization. Part of the last half of the course devoted to solution of student-initiated problem, culminating in the writing of a long-form report. Prerequisites: WA and WB; junior standing.

FCSC 3110
3 credit hours
Personal Finance
Katherine O’Brien
Acquaints students with personal budgeting and financial matters and relate these activities to financial institutions involved. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

GEOG 4040
3 credit hours
Conservation of Natural Resources
Ronald Beiswenger
Geographically analyzes conservation of natural and human resources, as well as political, social and ethical ramification of our environmental policy. Prerequisites: 6 hours of GEOG courses or ENR.

KIN 4065
3 credit hours
Resources in Adapted Physical Education
Shane Tweeter
Offers flexible credit for students interested in pursuing intensive study of resources for adapted physical education. Required for state endorsement in Adapted Physical Education Prerequisites: Junior status, KIN 4055 and minimum 2.50 GPA

MATH 0900
Noncredit course
Pre-Algebra
Patrick Ivers
Students acquire knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; averages; exponents: percent’s; rations and proportions; weights and measures including metric system; signed numbers; and introductory geometry and algebra.

MATH 0921
Noncredit course
Algebra I
Shannon Zavorka
This course involves a study of algebraic expressions and algebraic equations. Successful students acquire knowledge and develop skills that enable them to simplify algebraic expressions, solve linear equations and inequalities, graph linear equations, use the rules of exponents, perform operations on polynomials, and factor polynomials. Students may not receive credit for both MATH 0920 and 0921. Prerequisite: Required MPE score of a 1 or ACT score of 21 or a grade of C or better in MATH 0900.

MATH 0925
Noncredit course
Algebra II
Shannon Zavorka
The course involves a study of algebraic equations and functions. Successful students acquire knowledge and develop skills that enable them to solve linear systems of equations and inequalities, solve quadratic equations, perform operations on rational and radical expressions, and identify functions and use function notation. Prerequisite: Required MPE score of a 2 or ACT score of 21 or a grade of C or better in MATH 0921.

MATH 1000
3 credit hours
Problem Solving
Jennifer Taufa
For students not planning to enroll in MATH 1400, 1450 or a calculus course. Examines modern topics chosen for their applicability and accessibility. Provides students with mathematical and logical skills needed to formulate, analyze and interpret quantitative arguments in a variety of settings. Introduces statistics and stresses the use of a calculator. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 0921 or level 2 on Math Placement Exam or MATH ACT of 21 or MATH SAT of 600. Note: MATH 1000 is neither a prerequisite nor suitable preparation for MATH 1400 (College Algebra).

MATH 1400
3 credit hours
College Algebra
Will Welch
Emphasizes aspects of algebra important in the study of calculus. Includes notation of algebra, exponents, factoring, theory of equations, inequalities, functions, graphing and logarithms. For students who plan to enroll in a calculus course (MATH 2200 or 2350). Students receiving credit for MATH 1450 may not receive credit for this course. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 0925 or Level 3 on the Math Placement Exam or Math ACT of 23 or MATH SAT if 600.

MATH 2200
4 credit hours
Calculus I
TBD
Emphasizes physical science applications. Includes plane analytic geometry, differentiation, and application of the derivative, differential equations, integration and applications. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 1405 or 1450 or Level 5 on the Mathematics Placement Exam or Math ACT of 27 or Math SAT of 600.

SPAN 1010
4 credit hours
First Year Spanish I
Jennifer Lavanchy
Studies fundamentals of grammar, composition, conversation and reading.

SPAN 1020
4 credit hours
First Year Spanish II
Jennifer Lavanchy
Studies fundamentals of grammar, composition conversation and reading. Prerequisite: SPAN 1010 or two years of high school Spanish.

STAT 2050
4 credit hours
Fundamentals of Statistics
Michele Bird
Present central ideas and fundamental techniques of statistical inference on application sin the biological sciences. Includes probability models and inferences for means, variances and parameters of discrete distributions. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 1000, 1400 or equivalent.

WMST 1080
3 credit hours
Introduction to Women’s Studies
Nancy Shea
An introduction to key issues in women’s’ studies. A topical examination of women’s participation in, and relationship to, institutions of society, such as family and school, as well as processes and activities such as work, art, literature and politics in historical and cross-cultural analysis.

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