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Fall 2020 Semester Classes

CANSTD 302 Controversial Issues in Canada
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 04:30 pm-05:45 pm
Analyzes controversial issues in Canada. Topics will vary: U.S. relations, oil resources & environment, immigration & multiculturalism, marijuana use, health care, issues related to Quebec, and Indigenous peoples

CJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020 plus 2 online courses, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Philosophy, history, objectives, and functions of the criminal justice system as a social institution and administration of justice

CJ 103 Intro to Law & Justice
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Examines issues of social justice; e.g., poverty, racism, sexism, alienation, and use of law for social control.

CJ 202 Introduction to Police
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020 plus 2 online courses, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am
A study of police behavior in urban and rural areas with an emphasis on the police response to community change, attitudes, special interest groups, and minority relations.

CJ 203 Intro to Courts and Sentencing
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
An introduction to U.S. Criminal Courts, including: sources of law, court structure and jurisdiction, courtroom actors and juries, and processes such as pretrial procedures, trials, and sentencing.

CJ 204 Introduction to Corrections
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm or TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
History, theory, practices, and research in adult, community, and institutional corrections.

CJ 302 Organized Crime
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: 2 Online courses
Explores the history, scope, forms, activities, and responses to international organized crime. Examine criminological and sociological explanations for prevalence of organized crime.

CJ 304 Victimology and Victimization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm OR Online
Provides an introduction to the concepts of victimology and the various forms of criminal victimization

CJ 315 Theories of Crime
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm, plus 2 Online
Explores the biological, psychological, and sociological theories of crime and criminality. Explores the policy options for the criminal justice system and society.

CJ 317 Juvenile Justice
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm OR Online
Study of the philosophy and function of juvenile court, court procedures and law, theories of causation, and intervention strategies for juveniles. Includes an evaluation and analysis of law, institutions, policies, and practices of the court since inception

CJ 321 Criminal Law
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm, plus 2 Online
Elements and application of federal and state criminal statutes. The effect of differential enforcement on the tolerance limits of society.

CJ 331 Corrections in the Community
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Two online courses
Examine post-conviction release programs. Traditional court, institutional, supervised probation and parole, work release, halfway houses, diversion, furlough concept, and various rehabilitative programs of both traditional and innovative nature.

CJ 363 Criminal Justice Management
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Overview of organizational theory and administrative behavior in criminal justice agencies. Effects of leadership, technology, information systems, decision making, court cases, personnel policies, budgeting, and planning on the justice system are analyzed.

CJ 375 Criminal Procedure
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 04:30 pm-07:15 pm OR Online
Presentation of the laws associated with arrest, search and seizure processes and rules of evidence.

CJ 425 Research Methods
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm OR Online
Exploration of the philosophy of science, research designs, and their implementation. Introduction to basic quantitative and qualitative research methods.

CJ 426 Statistics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm OR Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Introduction to elementary analytic techniques including descriptive and inferential statistics. Emphasis is placed on guiding students in selecting, computing, and interpreting criminal justice statistics.

CJ 427 White-Collar Crime
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Upper-class criminality, nature, extent, measures, reporting, categories: organizational occupational and governmental. Examine social control, punishment, and regulatory agencies.

CJ 428 The Death Penalty in America
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 09/05/2020 – 09/26/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Sa, 08:00 am-04:00 pm
Examination of capital punishment, race/ethnicity, class, gender, & religion. Legal issues, jury-decision making, ineffective legal representation, cruel & unusual punishment, mental illness, wrongful conviction, costs, int’l law, & other policy issues.

CJ 461 Contemporary Issues in American Policing
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Study of the major contemporary issues facing the modern police organization at the local, state, and federal levels of government. Covers enforcement concerns pertaining to drugs, street gangs, and increased use of firearms.

CJ 471 Criminalistics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Major concepts of forensic science and investigator role in crime scene evidence collections.

CJ 491 Field Work I
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Placement in criminal justice agencies with assigned duties, research project and 150 contact hours required. Weekly meeting to review research and agency progress. Cross-listed: CJ 492

CJ 492 Field Work II
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES:
Continuation of CJ 491 Cross-listed: CJ 491

CJ 498 Critical Issues/Mass Incarceration
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Exploration of current and anticipated critical issues and problems in the criminal justice system. Focus on critical analysis of criminal justice and mass incarceration. PREREQ: CJ 425, senior, and admission to criminal justice major.

CJ 498 Race and Gender in CJ
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Exploration of current and anticipated critical issues and problems in the criminal justice system. Focus on the influence of race and gender on criminal justice. PREREQ: CJ 425, senior, and admission to criminal justice major.

CJ 498 Violence and Victimization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Exploration of current and anticipated critical issues and problems in the criminal justice system. Focus on the characteristics and effects of violence and victimization. PREREQ: CJ 425, senior, and admission to criminal justice major

CJ 500 Proseminar
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 04:30 pm-05:20 pm
Focuses on writing, research, conference presentations, and other professional issues concerning both academic and practitioner career paths in criminal justice and criminology. PREREQ: Criminal Justice Graduate standing.

CJ 501 Crime and Criminal Justice
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Locates the profession of criminal justice within historical, theoretical, and political perspectives. Defines the nature and scope of the discipline. Discusses the relationships among theory, policy, and practice.

CJ 508 Seminar: Cont Issu Courts Sent
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Consideration of specific aspects of criminal adjudication, including prosecution and defense, bail determination, plea-bargaining, jury decision- making, and alternative sentencing practices. Specific subject matter will vary by semester

CJ 515 Special Topics in CJ
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 03:00 pm-05:45 pm
An exploration of a current or emerging issue affecting crime and/or the criminal justice system. Detailed focus on one topic of the instructor’s choice per course offering

CONFLICT 390 Conflict Management
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: 6 class: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm; TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am; We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm; SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm; or 2 online
Examine causes of conflict, conflict mgmt. theory, and techniques. Skills development in interpersonal mgmt., mediation, arbitration, negotiation, and reconciliation. CROSS-LISTED: COMM 390 & SOC, 390

CONFLICT 401 Negotiation
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Negotiation is the theory and practice of communicating with others to achieve a goal. Explores both competitive and cooperative approaches to negotiation and emphasizes skill development with a focus on negotiation planning and numerous negotiation role plays

CONFLICT 402/512 Mediation
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 09/05/2020 – 09/20/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Learn theoretical foundations of negotiation, types and models of mediation, develop intensive skills in interpersonal communication and mediation case work for facilitating communication. Learn to work as a third-party neutral to facilitate mediation sessions. CROSS-LISTED: CONFLICT 512

CONFLICT 494 Art of Conflict Resolution
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/26/2020 – 09/27/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Paint during the course (no art exp. necessary), look at conflict through an artist’s eyes, a cutting-edge template for seeing and resolving conflict. Break conflict down into components, and strategies to transform into creative, third alternative solutions.

CONFLICT 494/594 Managing Crucial Conversations
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/12/2020 – 09/13/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 08:30 am-05:00 pm
Participants learn how to manage and communicate during crucial moments/conflicts in their interpersonal relationships.

CONFLICT 494/517 Conflict Coaching
CREDITS: 2, DATE(S): 10/24/2020 – 10/25/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 08:30 am-05:00 pm
One-on-one method to help others effectively increase conflict resolution skills. Conflict coaching steps are presented, with appropriate questioning and communication skills. Focuses on solutions and goals the coachee creates with guidance of the coach.

CONFLICT 494/594 Emotional Intelligence
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/29/2020 – 08/30/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Learn the latest neuroscience information and how it applies to the workplace. Attention to how the brain responds to conflict and stress. Learn techniques to help the brain more effectively process information and improve peak performance and group dynamics. CROSS-LISTED: CONFLICT 594

CONFLICT 494/594 Restorative Justice
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/26/2020 – 09/27/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
The interactive course introduces participants’ to restorative justice response to crime, misconduct, and demonstrates how it differs from a punitive response through case studies and will learn the skills and structure for facilitating a restorative process.

CONFLICT 510 Conflict Management
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 10/17/2020 – 10/18/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Apply theory and techniques in interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, and community communication settings through experiential learning focusing on self-awareness, active listening, reflection, reframing, and building strong relationships skills

CONFLICT 511 Negotiation
CREDITS: 2, DATE(S): 10/03/2020 – 10/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Negotiation is the theory and practice of communicating with others to achieve a goal. Explores both competitive and cooperative approaches to negotiation and emphasizes skill development with a focus on negotiation planning and numerous negotiation role plays

CONFLICT 512 Mediation
CREDITS: 3, DATES(S): 09/06/3030 -09/30/3030, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Foundations of negotiation & mediation, types, models, case work and interpersonal communication skills. How to work as a neutral third party to facilitate mediation between individuals. Work with coaches and mediate several simulated or actual practice cases.

ENVSTD 121 Intro to Environmental Studies
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: 6 Classes: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm; TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am; TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am; TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm; 2 Online
Integrates scientific, socio-political, and humanistic approaches to the understanding of nature and of how humans interact with nature.

ENVSTD 200 Environmental Methods
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Introduction to problem-based learning using senses of place and concepts of justice to practice refining an environmental problem, seeking knowledge, consulting experts, collaborating on solutions, producing a proposal, and reflecting on the process.

ENVSTD 220 Intro to Global Envir Change
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Explores global environmental change (GEC), agriculture, urbanization, and biodiversity loss. Draws on social sciences, policy, humanities, and physical sciences, the interdisciplinary course examines causes of these changes, impacts, and how to address them. CROSS-LISTED: GLOBAL 498

ENVSTD 300 Management and Analysis
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 09:00 am-11:45 am
Investigate local agencies & organizations environmental projects. Explore how stakeholders prioritize environmental issues & prescribed remedies. Refine & expand on problem-solving practices in communities & integrating knowledge from science and society.

ENVSTD 410 Energy & the Environment
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am
Explores how our energy portfolio is changing and the environmental and social implications of this transition. A socio-technical systems perspective is applied emphasizing interconnections among technology, policy, and environmental change. CROSS-LISTED: ENGR 497

ENVSTD 435 Global Migration and the Environment
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Natural disasters, resource degradation, and unequal access to services motivate migration. Explore current migration including rural to urban transitions. Why people move, where they go, how they get there, and environmental impact on receiving communities.

ENVSTD 492 Capstone Seminar
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Fr, 12:00 pm-02:45 pm
Capstone course that integrates science, policy, and the social sciences to address a real-life problem. Students will identify a problem, gather data, consult with experts, study policy, and then recommend a solution. CROSS-LISTED: URBAN 492

ENVSTD 494 Arctic Climate Change
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 07:30 am-08:25 am
Course focuses on impacts of Arctic climate changes; will consider the interaction of natural and human built environs. Understand how global warming and extreme weather events influence plants, animals, and traditional peoples at high latitudes CROSS-LISTED: ANTH 494/594, BIOL 594, GEOS 594, HES 597

ENVSTD 498 U.S. Public Lands
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: WeFr, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Examines major issues, actors, and policies affecting the public lands and natural resources. How public land and natural resource policy is made, and substantive issues such as wilderness, multiple-use conflict, and the role of science in decision-making CROSS-LISTED: POLS 498 & URBAN 498

GLOBAL 101 Conflict, Cooperation & Change
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm OR TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
This course introduces students to key cultural, economic, social and political processes that shape today’s world. Students will use the comparative method to identify key similarities and differences across continents, countries, and local communities.

GLOBAL 200 Cultural/Political Change-Film
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 04:30 pm-07:15 pm
In this course, students explore cultures and political conflicts through the use of cinema. This course focuses on ideas and arguments that directors are making through their films.

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Basque Dance in Socio-cultural Context
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 10/03/2020 – 10/04/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
This workshop explores socio-cultural aspects of Basque dance including its relationship to collective and individual identity. Videos will be viewed; students will not dance. CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Basque Women: Then and Now
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 10/24/2020 – 10/25/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Overview of Basque women both in the homeland and the diaspora over the last several centuries. An examination of the economic, political and cultural contributions Basque women have made in all spheres. Explore the current era of Basque feminist activism. CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC, POLS 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Business Etiquette in China
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Fr, 12:00 pm-12:50 pm
This workshop will introduce students to the proper social and business etiquette used in China and provide recommendations for doing business in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. CROSS-LISTED: COMM, INTBUS, MEDIA 294; ANTH, SOC, WORLD 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Culture & Tourism: The Basques
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 10/10/2020 – 10/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Critical analysis of the history of tourism in the Basque Country from a cultural, historical, sociological, and transformative perspective. Recently its importance increased considerably. What challenges/threats come with it? CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Genocide Studies: Introduction
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 11/07/2020 – 11/08/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Analyze and view global genocide in the twentieth century. Case studies from Western Europe and the Holocaust. Analysis of atrocities provide opportunity to discuss contemporary issues regarding the definition of atrocity, crime, terror, & cultural genocide CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC, POLS 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Globalization & Minority Lit
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 11/14/2020 – 11/15/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Analyze Basque literature, written in a minority language; however, has a strong voice in the world republic of letters and has impacted the global literary scene. Examine Basque literary texts and the socio-political-cultural-historical circumstances CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, ENGL, GENDER, HIST, SOC 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Introduction to Basque Culture
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/12/2020 – 09/13/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Focus on main characteristics of Basque culture, in the homeland and diaspora: language, family structure, housing models, rural sports, festivals and traditions. Examine history, sociology, and economy to understand the main pillars of the Basque culture. CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Power, Culture & Resistance
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 10/17/2020 – 10/18/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Concept of culture as essential element provides ethnic or social group with ways to create and strengthen collective cohesion. Current theoretical views on culture and power will be revised. The Basque Case will be scrutinized as a metaphor for discussion. CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC, POLS 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Stereotypes of German Culture
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/12/2020 – 09/13/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Discussion of current German culture, stereotypes, and historical reasons for these stereotypes; will discuss stereotypes of other cultures in Germany, via film and literature. Will look closer at historical reasons for changes of these stereotypes. CROSS-LISTED: HIST, SOC, WORLD 294/494

GLOBAL 294 / 494 Women in Basque Nationalism
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/19/2020 – 09/20/2020, DAYS/TIMES: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Examine women’s activism in radical and mainstream Basque nationalism. Will examine using Basque Nationalism as a case study and will use the lens of culture to better understand Basque society, women in nationalism and compare this study to other examples CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD, COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC, POLS 294/494

GLOBAL 300 World Literatures
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Survey literary works from various regions of the world with an emphasis on texts that provide a greater understanding of current global issues. Analyze and compare how factors such as race, religion, gender, history, and politics influence diverse cultures. CROSS-LISTED: ENGL & GENDER 300

GLOBAL 301 History of Globalization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Examine origins of the globalized world. Discuss exploration, imperialism, post-Second World War international order, and current manifestations of globalization. Analyze trade, banking, international organizations, climate change, and population movement.

GLOBAL 302 Social & Political Change
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Analyze wide variation in governments, political regimes, and social development. Attention to constraints on and opportunities for political and social change. Comparative analysis of countries within the global south and between the global south and north.

GLOBAL 320 Life in East Germany
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
An interdisciplinary investigation of East Germany’s forty years using film, art, interviews and journalistic texts. Topics include: key historical events; cultural traditions; state security; defection (Republikflucht); and why the Berlin Wall fell. CROSS-LISTED: HIST & SOC 397, WORLD 355

GLOBAL 497 Basque Culture through Cinema
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: WeFr, 10:30 am-11:45 am
This course will offer a global view of the Basque Country’s culture and cinema. It will present film as an investigative tool to examine social, historical and political issues in Basque culture and society. CROSS-LISTED: BASQ-STD & GENDER 380, HIST & SOC 397, COMM 294

GLOBAL 497 Food/Culture: The Basque Case
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Food is considered a significant marker of identity as well as a hallmark of tradition in the Basque Country. Will focus on the role of food in the construction and reconstruction of identities, stereotypes, and socio-political-historical in Basque culture. CROSS-LISTED: COMM 294, BASQ-STE & GENDER 380, HIST & SOC 397

GLOBAL 498 Chinese Culture & Civilization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am
Analysis of richness and diversity of the culture, civilization, history, philosophy, religion, and literature. Aesthetics of Chinese characters, family values, piety, medicine, cuisine, calligraphy, painting, festivals, poetry, and short stories. CROSS-LISTED: HIST, SOC, WORLD 397

GLOBAL 498 Global Migration & Environment
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Examine challenges and controversies associated with the unequal distribution of environmental hazards, as well as environmental benefits across communities. Analyze environmental racism and the environmental justice movement (EJM) over the last two decades. CROSS-LISTED: ENVSTD 435

GLOBAL 498 Korean Culture & Civilization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Incorporates feature films, novels, music, and original sources in translation, will explore South and North Korean peninsula culture and history, including daily life, art, religion, gender, cuisine and Korean popular culture. Course conducted in English. CROSS-LISTED: HIST, SOC, WORLD 397

GLOBAL 499 Capstone Research Seminar
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Fr, 12:00 pm-02:45 pm
Finishing foundation course that will focus on producing a final research project in each student’s area of choice. Students will develop a research question, collect evidence and data, and write and present a thesis.

POLS 101 American National Government
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: 5 Classes: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am; TuTh, 04:30 pm-05:45 pm; WeFr, 09:00 am-10:15 am; 2 Online
Institutions and processes of the American political system, emphasizing social, ideological, and constitutional background.

POLS 200 Intro to American Politics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm OR TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Students confront the key texts in American Politics and Political Philosophy subfields of the political science discipline, react to the key debates addressed in those texts, and propose solutions to the issues that are traditional to political analysis.

POLS 205 Intro Intl Relations &Politics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Students confront key texts in the Comparative Politics and International Relations subfields of political science discipline, react to the key debates addressed in those texts, and propose solutions to issues that are traditional to political analysis.

POLS 298 Intro to Political Inquiry
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am OR Online
Techniques of political science inquiry, behavioral and attitudinal, using data analysis and introductory statistics.

POLS 300 American Political Institution
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Examination of institutions, political culture, and political processes throughout the American regime.

POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Cross-national analysis of the structure and function of various types of political systems, with special emphasis on the problem of political change

POLS 306 International Relations
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Nature of relations among nations with particular reference to contemporary international issues. Analysis of the causes of war and efforts to promote peace. Study of national sovereignty and its relation to international cooperation.

POLS 315 Political Philosophy
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Examination of the issues that define political thought, such as human nature, the best way of life, and the character of government institutions.

POLS 400 Women & Politics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Examines the role of gender in U.S. politics, explores participation of women in politics as citizens, activists, and politicians. Evaluates underrepresentation of women in politics, analyzes the influence of women in office, and their impact on public policy. CROSS-LISTED: GENDER 480

POLS 401 Parties & Interest Groups
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am
Examines the function and importance of political parties and interest groups within the American political system. Considers the organization and activities of political parties and interest groups.

POLS 402 Campaigns & Elections
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: WeFr, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Examines nature of United States electoral campaigns, candidacy, role of the media, how to run a campaign at the local level, and campaign finance issues. Also investigates the American electoral structure and voting behavior of the American electorate.

POLS 405 American Chief Executive
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Importance and involvement of the President in political and policymaking processes and powers of the Presidency. Campaigns and elections. Role of President as policy-maker and administrator. Effect of the personality of a President on performance in office.

POLS 409 Environmental Politics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
This course explores the political context of natural resource and environmental issues and examines how various aspects of the political process influence natural resource and environmental policy outcomes.

POLS 428 Comp Politics of Immigration
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Comparative Politics of Immigration

POLS 432 Civil War & Terrorism
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 01:30 pm-02:45 pm
Theoretical and empirical causes of non-state actors using force against states and civilians in both domestic and international spheres. Examines the motivations for other interested parties to intervene into conflicts on behalf of both states and rebels.

POLS 440 American Political Thought
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Genesis and development of political thought in the United States from the colonial period to the present

POLS 443 Contemporary Political Thought
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Major trends in political thought from the post- French Revolutionary era, which may include German idealism, historicism, existentialism, nihilism, and Marxism.

POLS 445 International Trade & Investment Law
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Law & policy of int’l economic institutions (e.g., WTO, NAFTA), national government regulation and private law affecting int’l transactions, trade in goods, services, tech, and investments. Issues in U.S. foreign/trade policy and ethical/social responsibility. CROSS-LISTED: INTBUS 445

POLS 446 Constitutional Law
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Examination of the Constitution, as interpreted by the Supreme Court, through the case method. Powers and limitations of the judicial, legislative, and executive branches and legal significance of federalism.

POLS 449 Law, Politics, & Society
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 09:00 am-11:45 am
Study of the social and political context of the American judicial system, with an emphasis on legal culture, institutions, and process in the field of civil law.

POLS 499 Capstone Research Seminar
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Fr, 12:00 pm-02:45 pm
Finishing foundation course focused on a final research project in student’s area of choice. Develop a research question, collect evidence, data, write, and present a thesis paper.

POLS 506 World Politics
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 03:00 pm-05:45 pm
Examination of theoretical and methodological approaches in understanding relations between state, sub-national, non-state, and international actors.

POLS 526 Democratization
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 03:00 pm-05:45 pm
This seminar explores current theory and empirical observations in the areas of democratic regime change and consolidation.

POLS 530 State Institutions and Civil Society
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 03:00 pm-05:45 pm
Examination of state formation and historical development of civil society. An emphasis on the interrelated nature of state and civil society development.

PUBADM 462/562 Public Policy
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 09/25/2020, DAYS/TIMES:
Examines the public policy process including stages, types, and the roles public servants play. CROSS-LISTED: PUBADM 562

PUBADM 464/564 Engage Citizens
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 09/25/2020, DAYS/TIMES:
Examines the importance of citizen participation in policy processes, including the role of social capital. CROSS-LISTED: PUBADM 564

PUBADM 466/566 Navigate Ethical Challenges
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 11/02/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES:
Provides an introduction to ethical challenges faced by public servants, including legal responsibilities. CROSS-LISTED: PUBADM 566

PUBADM 469/569 Make Policy Choices
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 09/28/2020 – 10/30/2020, DAYS/TIMES:
Introduction to techniques used to assess the potential impacts of policy choices. CROSS-LISTED: PUBADM 569

PUBADM 500 Admin in the Public Sector
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: two classes on We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Examination of theoretical and methodological approaches used to explain institutional, political culture and political processes throughout the American regime.

PUBADM 501 Public Policy Process
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Process of policymaking within an agency and total governmental process, emphasizing policy and program planning, policy implementation and the value system of administrators.

PUBADM 502 Org Behavior & Management
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 8/24/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Considers the theories and practices of organization behavior and management in public and nonprofit organizations Hybrid Course

PUBADM 504 Public Budgeting & Financial Admin
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Determination of fiscal policy, budgeting processes, and governmental forms of budgeting. Consideration of fiscal policy and processes in various program areas. Emphasis on the interface between technical and political processes

PUBADM 505 Personnel Admin for Pub Service
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 10/5/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
This seminar focuses on the principal theoretical, methodological and analytical approaches developed in the subfield of comparative politics to explain variation in economic development, regime type, and state capacity. Hybrid Course.

PUBADM 514 Intro Nonprofit Mgmt and Collaboration
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experiences in the community through service-learning. Students apply course concepts to address community issues and to empower positive change, while expanding their professional networks.

PUBADM 515 Policy Implementation
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Examines mechanisms, assumptions, and measurement issues surrounding various forms of public policy implementation including the use of direct service delivery by public organizations, collaborative systems and use of for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

PUBADM 540 Contemporary Issues
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Examines current and topical issues and controversies in natural resource and environmental policy from the perspective of public policy and public administration.

PUBADM 545 U.S. Energy Policy
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Explores the key issues in the development of major energy policy choices in the U.S. with attention paid to issues with international ramification.

PUBADM 560 State/Local Government Policy & Admin
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Examine state & local government administration in a political & organizational context, the attendant interunit, intersector, & interjurisdictional cooperation & conflict in policy admin. Mgmt in a federal system with focus on nation-state-local relations.

PUBADM 597 Foundations in HES Science
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Explore transdisciplinary, collaborative approaches in human-environment systems (HES) science to help solve complex environmental problems facing human society, global climate change and natural resource mgmt. Foundation of theories, methods, and applications. CROSS-LISTED: HES 400 & 500

PUBADM 601 Philosophy of Social Inquiry
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Explores epistemological and normative issues involved in social science and public policy research.

PUBADM 602 Theories of Pub Administration
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Examines political, social, economic, and administrative theories that have shaped democratic government and its institutions and processes. Topics include prominent writings in both political and public administration theory.

PUBADM 608 Advanced Public Policy Studies
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Explores advanced application of policy theory to local, regional, state, national, comparative policy questions.

PUBADM 609 Advanced Research Design
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Applies social science research design to advanced study of contemporary research questions in public policy and administration including advanced instruction in the development and presentation of research reports.

PUBADM 692 Capstone Course
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: We, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
692 is a project-based class where students work in teams with community clients to produce a program evaluation or policy analysis

SPS 150 Res College: School of Pub Svc
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Tu, 04:30 pm-05:45 pm
Examines leadership theories and concepts as well as leadership in practice through community service projects.

SPS 200 Problem Solving in Pub Service
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Hands-on learning where students explore the fields of public service and examine the role of public service in solving problems by engaging with practitioners, researchers, and community partners.

SPS 240 Data in Public Service
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: MoWe, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm OR Online
Introduces concepts of applied research, data collection, analysis, and communication of results. Develops familiarity with relevant public databases and community evaluation. Explores common research fallacies and their connection to ethics of public service.

SPS 301 Engagement and Empathy
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: 3 Classes: TuTh, 09:00 am-10:15 am; WeFr, 10:30 am-11:45 am; Online
Public engagement methods, focusing on effectively and empathetically working with people from different backgrounds, diverse perspectives, and goals. Cross-listed: SPS 300

SPS 495 Intro Zoning and Land Use Regulations
CREDITS: 1, DATE(S): 08/26, 09/02, 09/09, 09/19/2020, last class is the tour DAYS/TIMES: We, 04:30 pm-07:15pm
Understand roles & responsibilities cities & counties play in Zoning & Land Use regulations. Discuss tools used, parties involved, & general regulatory framework. Course includes a visit to City Hall or a tour of the Planning Dept and attend a public hearing. Cross-listed: ENVSTD 494, POLS 497,

SPS 497 Design for Public Service
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 10:30 am-11:45 am
Introductory course for non-design major students that teaches design as a critical thinking and problem-solving process that will be applied to class projects within social science and the humanities. Topics include visual perception, visual comm. theory, design history, and technical skills common in graphic design, image-making, surface design, typography, layout, design systems, and their applications.Cross-listed: ENVSTD, GLOBAL, POLS 498, and SPS 495

SPS 501 Social Science Research Design
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: two classes on Tu, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Intro to logic of research design in social sciences. Basic methods of quantitative and qualitative research and application to different disciplines. Relationship among theory, research, and social policy. Development and interpretation of research reports.

SPS 502 Quant Methods
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020 – 12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Th, 06:00 pm-08:45 pm
Univariate and introductory multivariate techniques through computerized statistical packages in the social and behavioral sciences and entailing statistical problem solving using various data-sources

URBAN 200 Urban Studies & Community Dev
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020-12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: TuTh, 12:00 pm-01:15 pm
Examine evolution of cities, process of urbanization, and demographic trends in urban communities. Explores concepts about urban growth/decline and how metropolitan location are integrated into a global society. Field experience/service learning requirement.

URBAN 300 Urban Infrastructure
CREDITS: 3, DATE(S): 08/24/2020-12/11/2020, DAYS/TIMES: Mo, 09:00 am-11:45 am
Explores how cities and communities are built and revitalized. Introduces contemporary and historical policies and plans that shape the urban and regional environment.

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