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Fall 2013

Writing the Research Paper

ENG 333, Section: TBA
Days/Times: M/W 6:25PM - 7:40PM
Room: TBA
Professor: TBA
Course Overview: Advanced techniques in conducting research and writing the research paper. Use of traditional library resources, on-line searches, the Internet, and other research methods. Strategies for effective presentation of research findings. Prerequisite: ENG 106 or equivalent.


Special Topics: Ethical & Managerial Issues in Government, Business and Non-Profit Organizations

POL557, Section: TBA
Days/Times: Thursday 6:25PM - 9:05PM
Room: TBA
Professor: Jonathan West
Course Overview: Governments at all levels in this country - national, state, and local - have encountered high profile scandals involving ethical wrongdoing. Business and nonprofit organizations have faced similar headline grabbing problems. Countless less visible examples of unethical and ethical behavior occur in organizations daily, both here and abroad. This course examines ethical theories as well as the causes and consequences of such actions. It also explores the managerial strategies and competencies needed to effectively cope with the ethical issues confronting individuals and organizations.

Spring 2014

Writing the Research Paper

ENG 333, Section: TBA
Days/Times: M/W 6:25PM - 7:40PM
Room: TBA
Professor: TBA
Course Overview: Advanced techniques in conducting research and writing the research paper. Use of traditional library resources, on-line searches, the Internet, and other research methods. Strategies for effective presentation of research findings. Prerequisite: ENG 106 or equivalent.


The Executive Communicator

COS 560, Section: TBA
Days/Times: Thursday 6:25PM - 9:05PM
Room: TBA
Professor: D. Steinberg
Course Overview: Audience analysis, speech writing, delivery in professional presentations, theory, and history of great speeches are covered. Detailed critiques of student speaking styles and performances are also included.

Summer A 2014

Writing Across Nations: US Latino Narrative of the Self

MLL 321, Section: 1G
Days/Times: M/W 6:00PM - 9:35PM
Room: TBA
Professor: Alexandra Perkins
Course Overview: This course focuses on autobiographical narratives and narratives of identity formation from U.S. Latino authors and performers. The primary focus of the course will be the novelized autobiography spanning from the 1970s to the current day. The texts will be analyzed in comparison with traditional readings of autobiography, and will demonstrate how contemporary formations of narrative identity challenge the traditionally rigid parameters that define autobiography as a literary genre. Theoretical essays will help us to understand the contexts (cultural and historical) in which these contemporary narratives are being produced.

Summer B 2014

Writing the Research Paper

ENG 333, Section: TBA
Days/Times: M/W 6:00PM - 9:35PM
Room: TBA
Professor: TBA
Course Overview: Advanced techniques in conducting research and writing the research paper. Use of traditional library resources, on-line searches, the Internet, and other research methods. Strategies for effective presentation of research findings. Prerequisite: ENG 106 or equivalent.

Crime and Delinquency: Why do they do it?

SOC 492, Section: TBA
Days/Times: M/W 6:00PM - 9:35PM
Room: TBA
Professor: Roger Dunham
Course Overview: We will examine one of the most intriguing questions about crime and delinquency: why do they do it? We will explore the leading theories and explanations of why some individuals decide to ignore religious and moral standards, cultural ethics, and legal proscriptions on behavior and strike out and commit crimes. Which factors play a role in leading people to crime and delinquency? We will evaluate the various theories and explanations, and discuss the solutions to crime suggested by each theory.

Fall 2014

Writing the Research Paper

ENG 333, Section: K1
Days/Times: M/W 6:25PM - 7:40PM
Room: TBA
Professor: TBA
Course Overview: Advanced techniques in conducting research and writing the research paper. Use of traditional library resources, on-line searches, the Internet, and other research methods. Strategies for effective presentation of research findings. Prerequisite: ENG 106 or equivalent.


Sports Communication

COS 328, Section: TBA
Days/Times: Thurdays 6:25PM - 9:05PM
Room: TBA
Professor: David Steinberg
Course Overview: This is a course which introduces students to the study of spectator and participation sports as communication and to communication within sports.