SOCIOLOGY 261: Introduction to Social Psychology (3 credits)
Description: Impact of interpersonal relations on the self as it affects individual behavior in a variety of groups.
Associate Professor: Dr. Clayton Peoples
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY STUDIES 201: Lifespan Human Development (3 credits)
Description: Overview of growth and development from the prenatal period through adulthood.
Associate Dean: Dr. Melissa Burnham
COMPUTER SCIENCE 103: Technical Problem Solving Strategies (3 credits)
Description: Introduction and application of several strategies including elementary numerical and symbolic methods, and various programming tools to solve problems in engineering and science.
Instructor: Dr. Michael Leverington
STATISTICS 152: Introduction to Statistics* (3 credits) *Prerequisite requirement: Algebra II (final transcript must be submitted by May 14, 2018).
Description: Descriptive statistics; probability models; statistical estimation and hypothesis testing; linear regression analysis; and special topics.
Instructor: Dr. Darren Ripley
JOURNALISM 120: Media in Modern Life (3 credits)
Description: Explore the profound transition from life with mass media to life in networked media. Research the meaning of media through anthropological, political and historical perspectives.
Lecturer: Alison Gaulden
CRIMINAL JUSTICE 104: Introduction to Administration of Justice (3 credits)
Description: American criminal justice system, its development, components, and processes; including consideration of crime and criminal justice as a formal area of study.
Instructor: Dr. Ronald Glensor
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Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.