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Students who register in the courses below have up to 9 months to complete the course with the option of a 3 month extension for an additional $75.  All courses are undergraduate level. (Number in Parentheses indicates semester hours.)

Business (BUSI)

3312C. Business Law.   Available beginning January 9, 2015
Overview of selected topics including, but not limited to, U.S. judicial process; constitutional, criminal, contract, bankruptcy, commercial paper, tort, property, agency, securities regulation, antitrust, employment, discrimination and environmental law as related to business activity; business organization, ethics, self-regulation and government regulation. (3)

Communications (COMM)

1318C. Interpersonal Communication.
Application of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. (3)

Criminal Justice (CRIJ)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.  Available beginning January 9, 2015
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as POSC 3362C, SOCI 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)
 

English (ENGL)

2311C. Introduction to Professional and Technical Communication.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301. Introduction to rhetorical techniques associated with workplace correspondence. Students prepare materials in the general areas of correspondence, short reports, instructions and descriptions. (3)
 

History (HIST)

1301C. America 1492-1877.
Survey in American history, discovery, exploration and colonization; establishment of independence and the new nation, and problems of new government in securing respect at home and abroad; expansion; economic and social development; nationalism versus sectionalism; Civil War and Reconstruction. (3)

1302C. America since 1877.
Settlement of the last West; economic revolution; social, economic and political consequences of industrialism; emergence of the United States as a world power; development of American culture. (3)

Mass Communications (MCOM) 

1307C.  Introduction to Mass Communication.
Study of the media by which entertainment and information messages are delivered. Includes an overview of traditional and emerging mass media: functions, structures, supports, and influences. (3) 
 

Political Science (POSC)

2305C. American National Government.
Origins, structure, and functions of national government of the United States and principles which underlie American democracy. (3)

2306C. American State And Local Government.
Principal aspects of state and local government in the United States with special reference to Texas. (3)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.   Available beginning January 9, 2015
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, SOCI 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)
 

Psychology (PSYC)

2315C.  Human Behavior and Personal Adjustment.
Individual and social factors which influence behavior. Emphasis on prevention of maladjustment. Same as SOCW 2315C. (3)
 

Sociology (SOCI)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.   Available beginning January 9, 2015
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, POSC 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)

4320C. Loss and Grief.
Processes and issues related to death and dying as well as other types of loss and grief, including divorce, adoption and foster care. Includes self-awareness about death and dying, as well as unresolved loss issues in the person’s life. Same as SOCW 4320C. (3)

4311C. Contemporary Families. 
Families as a social institution, changes in family structure and their impact on family members, family organization and disorganization, and future of the family and home. (3)

4321C. Racial and Cultural Minorities. 
Characteristics and distribution of ethnic and other culture minorities in modern societies; nature and causes of conflicts arising from group contacts and interaction; problems of minority adjustment and assimilation. (3)
 

Social Work (SOCW)

2315C.  Human Behavior and Personal Adjustment.
Individual and social factors which influence behavior. Emphasis on prevention of maladjustment. Same as PSYC 2315C. (3)

3362C. Statistics for the Social Sciences.  Available beginning January 9, 2015
Prerequisite: College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts or Mathematics for Business and Economics I
Introduction to statistical techniques most commonly used in social sciences. Emphasis on nonparametric tests, correlation, sampling techniques and use of SPSS and/or Excel. Same as CRIJ 3362C, POSC 3362C, and SOCW 3362C. (3)

4303C. Social Services for Children and Families.
Child welfare service, including historical perspective; supportive services such as family service and child-guidance clinics; supplementary services such as day care, homemaker and protective; substitute services such as foster-family adoption and child-care institutions. (3)

4320C.  Loss and Grief.
Processes and issues related to death and dying as well as other types of loss and grief, including divorce, adoption and foster care. Includes self-awareness about death and dying, as well as unresolved loss issues in the person’s life. Same as SOCI 4320C. (3)