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Summer 2020 SPS Classes

SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER CLASSES

CJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice
Credits: 3, Dates: 07/06/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Online
Philosophy, history, objectives, and functions of the criminal justice system as a social institution and administration of justice

CJ 102 Intro to Police
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Study of police behavior in urban and rural areas; emphasis on police response to a variety of conditions.

CJ 104 Intro to Corrections
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
History, theory, practices, and research in adult, community, and institutional corrections.

CJ 294, 494 Refugees in the U.S.
Credits: 2, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Days/Times: Online
Workshop provides opportunity to understand world refugee population, forced displacement, resettlement process, and refugee languages, cultures, and diversity at assorted levels. Cross-listed: CJ 494

CJ 294, 494 Bosnian Refugees in the U.S.
Credits: 1, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Workshop on the biggest refugee crisis on European soil since World War II. Discuss wars of Yugoslavia, Bosnian genocide, forced migration, and refugee resettlement in Idaho Cross-listed: ANTH CJ, HIST, SOC, FORLNG 294, 494

CJ 302 Organized Crime
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-07/05/2020, Days/Times: Online
Explores history, scope, forms, activities, and responses to international organized crime. Examine criminological and sociological explanations for prevalence of organized crime.

CJ 303 Drugs & Crime
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Overview of nature, types, use, effects, theories, problems, and justice involved with drug offenders, policies, and impact on the U.S.

CJ 311 Media & Crime
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Examines how crime and the criminal justice system are portrayed in popular media and how this portrayal comports with reality.

CJ 321 Criminal Law
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, Days/Times: Online
Elements and application of federal and state criminal statutes. The effect of differential enforcement on the tolerance limits of society

CJ 375 Criminal Procedure
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-07/05/2020, Days/Times: Online
Presentation of the laws associated with arrest, search and seizure processes and rules of evidence.

CJ 425 Research Methods
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, Days/Times: Online
Exploration of the philosophy of science, research designs, and their implementation. Introduction to basic quantitative and qualitative research methods.

CJ 427 White-Collar Crime
Credits: 3, Dates: 07/06/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Online
Upper-class criminality, nature, extent, measures, reporting, categories: organizational occupational and governmental. Examine social control, punishment, and regulatory agencies.

CJ 491 Field Work I
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-08/09/2020, 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, Dates: 06/01/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Tu, 03:00 pm-04:15 pm
Continuation of CJ 491 Cross-listed: CJ 491

DISPUT 390 Conflict Management
Credits: 3, Dates: 5 class schedules: SaSu: 06/06/2020 – 06/07/2020 and ONLINE: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, 06/01/2020-08/09/2020, 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, 06/29/2020-08/16/2020; Days/Times: SaSu, 09:00 AM – 05:30 PM, the remaining 4 classes are all 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

DISPUT 494, 594 Restorative Justice
Credits: 1, Dates: 07/11/2020 – 07/12/2020, Days/Times: Online
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.

DISPUT 501 Human Factors in Conflict Mgmt
Credits: 1, Dates: 06/06/2020-06/07/2020, Days/Times: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
Communication theories to assist managers understand, analyze, and manage conflict. Course focuses on causes of conflict and includes the influence of style on conflict.

DISPUT 504 Facilitating Group in Conflict
Credits: 1, Dates: 06/13/2020-06/14/2020, Days/Times: SaSu, 09:00 am-05:30 pm
Causes and skills for facilitating public input processes will be discussed, as well as techniques for facilitating conflict within small and large group meetings.

ENVSTD 121 Intro to Environmental Studies
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020 – 06/28/2020 OR 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Integrates scientific, socio-political, and humanistic approaches to the understanding of nature and of how humans interact with nature.

ENVSTD 498 Climate, Justice & Commonwealth
Credits: 3, Dates: 07/06/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Online
Understand climate change adaptation, social impact, and communities of resilience. Examine human rights, literary, social responses, concepts of justice behind climate crises and conflicts.

ENVSTD 498 Global Env Change
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Explore how society transformed the global environment with a focus on climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, urbanization, agriculture, and livestock production. Cross-listed: GLOBAL 498

ENVSTD 498 Ocean: Environ Challenges
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Ocean and marine life environmental challenges, economic, social, and sustainable solutions to address problems and environment implications. Students choose an individual research topic project.

GLOBAL 498 Japanese Culture Through Film
Credits: 3, Dates: 07/06/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Mo Tu We Th, 12:15 pm-02:15 pm
Screening and discussion of films from Japan for their historical, cultural, thematic, and aesthetic content in the context of modern Japanese culture Cross-listed: FORLNG 315

GLOBAL 498 Seminar Contemp Global Issues
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, Days/Times: Online
Study Central American civil war testimonial literature, resistance poetry, contemporary fiction, and diaspora writing. Analyze film topics of dictatorship, war, and migration. Cross-listed: ENGL 392 and FORLNG 360

POLS 101 American National Government
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, OR 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Institutions and processes of the American political system, emphasizing social, ideological, and constitutional background.

POLS 294, 494 Fiction: Philosophy & Politics
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
World of politics and philosophy in King of the Hill is not too difficult to notice. Students will employ political philosophy to understand activities of characters in King of the Hill Cross-listed: COMM 294, and PHIL 294, 494

POLS 294, 494 Pixar-Philosophy & Politics
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Computer animation for children is not child’s play. Enjoy many cartoons of Pixar and Dreamworks, learning about the social, political and philosophical ideas they express. Cross-listed: COMM, PHIL, SOC 294, 494

POLS 294, 494 Seinfeld-Philosophy & Politics
Credits: 1, Dates: 06/06/2020-06/07/2020, Days/Times: Online
Seinfeld is a situation comedy where morals, social norms, and political reaction are open to question. Nothing is sacred. Cross-listed: PHIL 294, 494, COMM 294, 494, and SOC 294, 494

POLS 294, 494 South Park-Philosophy/Politics
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
With the view that the nine-year olds of South Park are not as they seem, we will examine some philosophical problems of ethics, knowledge, propositional logic and metaphysics. Cross-listed: COMM 494, and PHIL, SOC 294, 494

POLS 298 Intro to Political Inquiry
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, Days/Times: Online
Techniques of political science inquiry, behavioral and attitudinal, using data analysis and introductory statistics.

POLS 305 Comparative Politics: Theories
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: TuTh, 02:30 pm-05:15 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 398: Adv Political Science Methods
Credits: 3, Class Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020; Days & Times: Online
Examination of the discipline of political science, its central problems and unifying concerns using advanced research methods and computer applications.

POLS 497 Urban Transportation
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Historical and contemporary issues of urban transportation, transportation modes, systems, land use, policy, funding, design, safety, sustainable transport, and emerging technologies Cross-listed: ENVSTD 498, GLOBAL 498, PUBADM 582, and URBAN 498

POLS 499 Capstone Research Seminar
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-06/28/2020, Days/Times: MoWe, 05:30 pm-08:15 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.

PUBADM 461, 561 Plan a Career in Public Service
Credits: 1, Dates: 06/01/2020-07/05/2020, Days/Times: Online
Examines key skills for public servants that are marketable to employers, and career paths that include employment in public, private, and non-profit organizations. Cross-listed: PUBADM 561

PUBADM 467, 567 Deal with People
Credits: 1, Dates: 07/06/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Online
Explores issues related to leadership, mentoring and training employees, and working with others. Cross-listed: PUBADM 567

PUBADM 501 Public Policy Process
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Process of policymaking within an agency and total governmental process, emphasizing policy and program planning, policy implementation and the value system of administrators.

PUBADM 532 Grant Writing
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-07/05/2020, Days/Times: Online
Students will explore the skills and techniques associated with successful grant writing and will prepare a grant proposal. Cross-listed: MHLTHSCI 572

PUBADM 584 State & Local Rural Govt Adm
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-07/05/2020, Days/Times: Online
Course focuses on unique aspects of public policy and administration in a rural setting, specific challenges that make rural government and communities distinct from urban settings Cross-listed: ENVSTD, POLS, and URBAN 498

PUBADM 692 Capstone Course
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/01/2020-08/09/2020, Days/Times: Tu, 05:30 pm-09:15 pm
692 is a project-based class where students work in teams with community clients to produce a program evaluation or policy analysis

SPS 300 Communication in Public Sphere
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Communication concepts for public service work, role of rhetoric, public engagement, and mass media in governance contexts. Variety of writing & oral skills for public/policy messages. Cross-listed: SPS 301

SPS 301 Engagement and Empathy
Credits: 3, Dates: 06/29/2020-08/16/2020, Days/Times: Online
Public engagement methods, focusing on effectively and empathetically working with people from different backgrounds, diverse perspectives, and goals. Cross-listed: SPS 300

URBAN 420 Public Space and Placemaking
Credits: 3, Dates: 05/11/2020-05/31/2020, Days/Times: Online
Exposes students to arts, economic, and community dev. How these reflect the political and cultural of values of place. Students gain insight into the practical application of theory. Cross-listed: ENVSTD 498, Global 498, POLS 497, and PUBADM 582