ECONOMICS 100: Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
Description: Selected microeconomic and macroeconomic principles applied in a non-technical manner to improve understanding of everyday problems and social issues.
Professor: Mark Pingle, Ph.D.
HISTORY 105: European Civilization (3 credits)
Description: Development of western civilization from the dawn of history to 1648.
Associate Professor: Edward Schoolman, Ph.D.
COMPUTER SCIENCE 105: Introduction to Computing (3 credits)
Description: Introduction to essential concepts and practices in computing. Design, assemble, and operate basic computer hardware and software in a collaborative environment.
Instructor: Michael Leverington, Ph.D.
MATH 176: Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences* (3 credits) *Prerequisite requirement: Algebra II (final transcript must be submitted by May 10, 2019).
Description: Fundamental ideas of analytic geometry and calculus, plane coordinates, graphs, functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus, rates, extrema and applications thereof.
Instructor: Darren Ripley, Ph.D.
ANTHROPOLOGY 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
Description: Understanding human diversity through comparative study of politics, religion, economics, and kinship.
Assistant Professor: Jenanne K. Ferguson, Ph.D.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCE 200: Introduction to Public Health Biology (3 credits)
Description: Overview of human disease, implication of disease management, and current disease processes.
Instructor: Gerold Dermid, MBA
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