Apr 07, 2020  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


      Courses numbered from 101–299 are lower-division courses, primarily for freshmen and sophomores; those numbered from 300–499 are upper-division courses, primarily for juniors and seniors. The numbers 296, 396, 496, and 596 designate individual study courses and are available for registration by prior arrangement with the course instructor and approval of the department chair.

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the amount of credit each course carries. Variable credit courses include the minimum and maximum number of the credits within parentheses.

Not all of the courses are offered every quarter. Final confirmation of courses to be offered, information on new courses and programs, as well as a list of hours, instructor, titles of courses and places of class meetings, is available online in Safari which can be accessed through the Wildcat Connection, and go to www.cwu.edu/registrar/course-information. The registration handbook will assist you in navigating through Safari and is available online at www.cwu.edu/registrar, click on Registration Handbook and then 2012-2013 Registration Handbook, a copy is also available in Registrar Services or your university center office.    

 

English

  
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    ENG 334 - American Indian Oral and Nonfiction Literature


    Description:
    An examination of American Indian oral and nonfiction literature, including myth, legend, oratory, ritual and ceremony, and forms of autobiography, including coup tales, boarding school narratives, etc.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 335 - Women’s Literature


    Description:
    Examines women’s literature in light of contemporary feminist literary theories.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 344 - Film Theory and Criticism


    Description:
    The study of film as an art form, a technological system, an industry, and a social force.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: FVS 250.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 347 - Global Perspectives in Literature


    Description:
    An introduction to contemporary non-western and third world literature.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: sophomore standing or above and ENG 101 with a grade of C- or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    AH-Literature and Humanities (W)
  
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    ENG 353 - History of Narrative Film


    Description:
    A history of the development of narrative film as an art form and cultural medium, with primary focus on Hollywood cinema. ENG 353 and COM 353 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: FVS 250.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 354 - History of Television


    Description:
    Historical survey of television as an entertainment, information, and art medium. Emphasis on understanding the cultural, social, political, technological, and economic conditions of production; the examination of television as text itself; and TV’s impact on audiences. ENG 354 and COM 354 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: either COM 201 or FVS 250.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 355 - History of Documentary


    Description:
    Survey of documentary history from 1895 to present. Focus on philosophy of documentary approach, overview of the most important topics and issues, and development of critical standards in the genre. ENG 355 and COM 355 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 201 or FVS 250.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 357 - Scriptwriting for Serial Media


    Description:
    Scriptwriting for the basic genres of serial television and the web. Includes study of serial script, structure, story, character development, and dialog. COM 357 and ENG 357 are cross-listed classes, students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 267 or ENG 267 and admission to the communication, English language and literature or film and video studies major.

    Credits: (4)

    Consent
    No Special Consent Required
    Repeatable for Credit
    N
    Grading Basis
    Graded
  
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    ENG 360 - World Cinema


    Description:
    An overview of world cinema, with attention to the national film cultures of important film-producing countries (such as India, France, Japan), and a comparison of international films with mainstream Hollywood cinema.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 363 - Shakespeare


    Description:
    Intensive study of selected Shakespeare plays and poetry. May be repeated under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303 and admission to the English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for 10 credits.
  
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    ENG 364 - Fiction Writing


    Description:
    An introduction to the varieties of literary fiction being written today, the techniques and strategies for writing fiction, as well as developing criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of student stories.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 263.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 365 - Poetry Writing


    Description:
    A workshop that introduces the varieties of forms, styles, voices, and strategies for writing poetry. Emphasizes reading professional models and the development and application of criteria for evaluating and revising poems.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 263.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 366 - Creative Nonfiction Writing


    Description:
    A workshop that considers the varieties and forms of the creative essay and its historical evolution. Emphasizes reading professional models, the uses of research, and the development and application of criteria for evaluating and revising essays.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 263.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 367 - Narrative Screenwriting


    Description:
    Writing screenplays in combination with the study of models and techniques. COM 367 and ENG 367 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: COM 201 or FVS 250.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 368 - Multi-Genre Writing Workshop


    Description:
    This online class will build creative writing skills in fiction writing, poetry writing, and creative nonfiction writing through writing exercises, reading of focused examples of published work, and individual and group workshops using discussion board.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 263.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 369 - Variable Topics Writing Workshop


    Description:
    A workshop focusing on a specific genre or topic in creative writing. Emphasizes reading professional models and the development and application of criteria for evaluating and revising texts appropriate to the topic.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 263.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for up to 10 credits under a different subtitle.
  
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    ENG 371 - Literature and History I


    Description:
    Historical and critical studies in literature from the classical era through the Renaissance. May be repeated under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admission to the English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 10 credits.
  
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    ENG 372 - Literature and History II


    Description:
    Historical and critical studies in literature from the mid-17th century through the mid-19th century. May be repeated under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to the English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 10 credits.
  
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    ENG 373 - Literature and History III


    Description:
    Historical and critical studies in literature from the nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century. May be repeated under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to the English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 10 credits.
  
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    ENG 374 - Literature and History IV


    Description:
    Historical and critical studies in literature from the 20th century through the present. May be repeated under different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to the English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 10 credits.
  
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    ENG 380 - Studies in Drama


    Description:
    Intensive study of representative examples of drama. ENG 380 and TH 380 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 15 credits.
  
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    ENG 391 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ENG 402 - Writing Center Theory and Practice


    Description:
    Explore the benefits and techniques of one-on-one peer consulting. Study language skills and improve understanding of writing in various genres, contexts, and cultures. Consult with student writers in the University Writing Center, observing others consultations, reflecting, and improving one-on-one skills.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 102 with a grade of B or higher.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 404 - Advanced Technical Writing


    Description:
    Practice in designing, constructing, evaluating, and testing technical documents for specific purposes and organizational cultures.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 310.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 415 - Critical Studies in American Literature


    Description:
    Intensive study of a group of texts focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context..

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.
  
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    ENG 417 - Critical Studies in World Literature


    Description:
    Intensive study of a group of texts focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit under a different subtitle.
  
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    ENG 418 - Literary and Critical Theory


    Description:
    An investigation of the theory and practice of various critical perspectives and strategies as they inform the study of literary texts.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 419 - Critical Studies in British Literature


    Description:
    Intensive study of group texts focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit under a different subtitle.
  
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    ENG 422 - Teaching Young Adult Literature


    Description:
    A study of literature written for middle-level and early-high-school students.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 302, ENG 303, 15 credits from any combination of  EDF 302, EFC 310, EDCS 300, 300.A, 424, 431, 444,  PSY 314, 315, or EDCS/BSED 316, and admission to the Teacher Certification Program. 

    Credits: (5)

    Notes:
    This class is required prior to student teaching.
  
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    ENG 423 - History of the English Language


    Description:
    In this course, students examine the systematic, evolutionary nature of language by focusing on the development of the English language.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 430 - Teaching Writing in the Secondary School


    Description:
    Theory into practice seminar on teaching writing, including writing process strategies, content pedagogy, instructional planning, assessment, best practices, and standards-based instruction.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EDCS 311, 28 credits in English, and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance. Co-requisites: ENG 488 and ENG 492.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 432 - Phonetics and Phonology


    Description:
    Study of English phonetics and phonology as well as pronunciation pedagogy.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 304 and ENG 320.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 434 - Discourse Analysis


    Description:
    Linguistic approaches to literature with an emphasis on poetry and prose.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 304.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 435 - Linguistics, Literature, and TESOL


    Description:
    Linguistic approaches to literature with an emphasis on poetry and prose.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 304 and ENG 320.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 437 - Pedagogical Grammar and Discourse


    Description:
    Study of English grammar, grammar instruction, and discourse analysis.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 304 and ENG 320.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 453 - Studies in Fiction


    Description:
    Extensive reading and analysis of prose fiction. May be repeated under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 15 credits.
  
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    ENG 454 - Studies in Nonfiction


    Description:
    Extensive reading and analysis of literary nonfiction.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302, ENG 303, and admission to an English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated under a different subtitle.
  
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    ENG 455 - Studies in Poetry


    Description:
    Intensive study of representative example of poetry.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303, and admissions to English major or minor.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 15 credits.
  
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    ENG 461 - Studies in Film and Culture


    Description:
    A critical examination of how American films both construct and appropriate images of American racial, ethnic, and cultural minorities. Course explores images of minorities created by the dominant culture from silent film era to contemporary movies and compares these constructions to those created by minority filmmakers.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 462 - Studies in Film and/or Television Genres


    Description:
    An examination of a film and/or television genre: history, aesthetics, cultural context, social significance, and critical methodologies.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: FVS 250.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 463 - Studies in the Film Auteur


    Description:
    In-depth examination of the major cinematic works of a selected auteur director, such as Hitchcock, Chaplin, Kurosawa, W. Allen, Zhang Yimou, etc., with attention to major stylistic and thematic practices.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: FVS 250.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 464 - Advanced Fiction Writing


    Description:
    Intensive workshop further developing the techniques of writing literary fiction: weaving together character development, plot, dialogue, exposition, setting, and thematic structure. Emphasizes the development of criteria for evaluating and improving literary fiction, as well as reading professional models to learn technique.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 364.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 465 - Advanced Poetry Writing


    Description:
    Intensive workshop further examining the genres within poetry, as well as experimenting with forms, discursive structures, and voice; revising for economy and precision; exploring metrical effects.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 365.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 466 - Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing


    Description:
    Intensive workshop further developing the techniques of writing creative nonfiction: researching, editing, assimilating features of fiction and poetry, and experimenting with structure, voice, and style. Reading professional models to learn technique.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENG 366.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENG 467 - Advanced Narrative Screenwriting


    Description:
    Intensive workshop oriented toward techniques for creating or rewriting an original or adapted script for film/TV. Emphasizes narrative development, detailed script analysis and character motivation. Creation of a feature-length script for film or TV using the craft of the screenwriter to convey mood, energy, character, structure, and intent.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: either COM 309 or ENG 367.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 468 - Contemporary Writers Colloquium


    Description:
    Genre specific seminar (poetry or fiction) with writing workshop element, featuring a schedule of visiting writers. Students will read work by visiting writers, develop critical thinking about craft, attend readings, explore contemporary publishing issues, and write both analytical papers and creative work.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 364 or ENG 365.

    Credits: (5)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 16 credits.
  
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    ENG 480 - Survey of Linguistics


    Description:
    Linguistic concepts and the relation between linguistics and other fields of study. Open to seniors and graduate students only. ANTH 480 and ENG 480 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENG 484 - Manastash: Literary Editing


    Description:
    Students will select and edit manuscripts for publication in the Manastash Literary Journal.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 301 and ENG 303.

    Credits: (3)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 6 credits.
  
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    ENG 485 - Manastash: Literary Design and Production


    Description:
    Students will select and edit manuscripts for publication in, as well as design and construct, the Manastash literary journal.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENG 301 and ENG 303.

    Credits: (2)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated up to 4 credits.
  
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    ENG 488 - Teaching Portfolio


    Description:
    Students prepare an end-of-program E-Portfolio which illustrates their mastery of major program and professional sequence competencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance, and admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

    Credits: (2)

    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    ENG 489 - Senior Colloquium


    Description:
    Students prepare an end-of-major portfolio which illustrates their competence in interpreting and composing.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: 48 credits of English courses.

    Credits: (2)

    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    ENG 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. Requires a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: prior approval.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will be either S or U.
  
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    ENG 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-10)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENG 492 - Practicum


    Description:
    Practicum accompanying intensive training in the pedagogy of writing presented in ENG 430. Students connect teaching, learning, and assessment strategies to current research and practice and apply ELA endorsement competencies to specific learning situations.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EDCS 311, 28 credits in English, and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance. Co-requisite: ENG 430 and ENG 488.

    Credits: (3)

    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
  
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    ENG 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ENG 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)


Environmental Studies

  
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    ENST 201 - Earth as an Ecosystem


    Description:
    Introduction to the concept of our planet as a finite environment with certain properties essential for life. The dynamic nature of the earth’s physical, chemical, geological, and biological processes and their interrelated “systems” aspects furnishes the thrust of this treatment.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    NS-Patterns&Connection Natural
  
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    ENST 202 - Ecosystems, Resources, Population, and Culture


    Description:
    The physical and cultural dimensions of environmental problems with particular emphasis given to the interaction between ecosystems, basic resources, population dynamics, and culture.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    NS-Application Natural Science
  
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    ENST 210 - Global Environment from a Local Perspective


    Description:
    Students will collect, analyze, and synthesize original field data in natural and social sciences on environmental issues relevant to global and local communities.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENST 201 or ENST 202.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENST 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ENST 303 - Environmental Management


    Description:
    Development of attitudes and perceptions of our environment. Examination of the economic, political, and legal mechanisms and philosophical perspectives useful in managing the environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENST 201 or ENST 202.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENST 304 - Environmental Methods and Analysis


    Description:
    Introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods in the social and natural sciences with emphasis on practical application to a variety of examples in the environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ENST 210.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENST 310 - Energy and Society


    Description:
    Through classroom and field experience, students will examine society’s use of, and dependence upon, energy. Students will become more discerning citizens, able to take part in local, national, and global energy discussions.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: sophomore standing or above.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    NS-Application Natural Science (W)
  
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    ENST 330 - Environmental Leadership and Advocacy


    Description:
    Examines environmental groups, leadership models, and methods of environmental advocacy.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ENST 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ENST 444 - Environmental Policy Formulation


    Description:
    Students will work together in interdisciplinary teams to formulate and justify policy measures they think appropriate to meet some environmental problem investigated.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: ENST 201 or ENST 202, and ENST 303.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ENST 455 - Environmental Literature


    Description:
    Survey of literary works that thematically explore human relationships with place and environment. Sampling of various themes and genres, with a focus on Pacific Northwest.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    ENST 460 - Environmental Law


    Description:
    Introduction to the content of U.S. environmental law and the principal legal approaches to deal with environmental problems including common-law, statutory, regulatory, and economic-incentive systems.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    ENST 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    ENST 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ENST 495 - Senior Research


    Description:
    Independent student research in environmental studies project under supervision of faculty sponsor.

    Credits: (3-5)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.
  
  
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    ENST 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ENST 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)


Ethnic Studies

  
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    ETS 101 - Ethnic Awareness


    Description:
    Awareness and understanding of the problems facing the American people in the area of race and ethnic relations, primarily focusing on ethnic minorities. The nature and scope of relationships between minority groups and the majority in the United States.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    SB1 S&B-Perspectives on U.S. (W)
  
  
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    ETS 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ETS 299 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    ETS 311 - The Asian American


    Description:
    An overview of demographics, history, cultures, and experiences of Asian Americans in the U.S. society.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: ETS 101.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    ETS 350 - Survey of Chicano Studies


    Description:
    A historical, economic, and political survey of the Chicano experience in the U.S. from 1540 to the present with regional emphasis on the American Southwest.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ETS 354 - Minority Experiences


    Description:
    Explanations will be identified for institutional racism common to the history and character of American minorities. ETS 354 and SOC 354 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ETS 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ETS 490 - Contracted Field Experience


    Description:
    An educational plan designed to integrate classroom study with planned, supervised, and evaluated employment experience linking academic programs with students’ career goals and interests.  

    Credits: (1-12)

    Consent
    By permission.
    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
    Grading Basis
    Grade will either be S or U.
  
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    ETS 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

    Repeatable for Credit
    May be repeated for credit.
  
  
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    ETS 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ETS 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)


Exercise Science

  
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    EXSC 254 - Foundations of Fitness


    Description:
    Overview of the fitness industry, components of fitness, and strategies to improve the health and well-being of the individual.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EXSC 318 - Aerobic Fitness


    Description:
    This class provides the fitness and sports management major with an in-depth exploration of various cardiovascular exercise activities and equipment.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EXSC 350 and EXSC 350LAB.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EXSC 348 - Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries


    Description:
    Prevention and treatment of injuries and rehabilitation of injured athletes.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EXSC 350 and EXSC 350LAB.

    Credits: (4)

    Notes:
    Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week.
  
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    EXSC 350 - Anatomical Kinesiology


    Description:
    Study of skeletal and muscular systems, the fundamentals of biomechanics, and their applications to human movement, skill development and skill performance.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    EXSC 350LAB - Anatomical Kinesiology Laboratory


    Description:
    Accompanying laboratory to EXSC 350, includes identification of skeletal bones and landmarks, and muscles of the human body. Mechanic, energetics, and mechanical laws that govern human movement will be discussed.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    EXSC 351 - Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness


    Description:
    Examination of the digestive, respiratory, urinary, circulatory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems of the human body.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    EXSC 351LAB - Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness Laboratory


    Description:
     Accompanying cadaver laboratory to EXSC 351, includes anatomy and physiology of the neural, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems of the human body.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    EXSC 360 - Scientific Principles of Strength Training


    Description:
    This course addresses the scientific and theoretical bases of program design in resistance training.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EXSC 350 and EXSC 350LAB.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    EXSC 438 - Therapeutic Exercise


    Description:
    This course covers the understanding, design, and development of rehabilitation exercises for acute, chronic and post operative injuries.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: EXSC 350, EXSC 350LAB, and EXSC 348.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EXSC 446 - Sports Nutrition and Weight Control


    Description:
    Study of interrelationship of factors required for successful weight control; modification of diet, activity, and behavior. Role of dietary factors in health and body function. NUTR 446 and EXSC 446 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 101.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EXSC 450 - Physiology of Exercise


    Description:
    Acute and chronic responses of the metabolic, muscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, and thermoregulatory systems to physical work.

    Prerequisites & Notes:
    Prerequisites: EXSC 351 and EXSC 351LAB with a grade of C or higher, and admission to the exercise science or clinical physiology major.

    Credits: (4)

 

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