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Twin Cities Campus

Leadership Minor

Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Undergraduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 17
The 17-credit undergraduate leadership minor prepares students for real-life leadership experiences by combining social change and adaptive theories of leadership with authentic community and global leadership experiences. Students gain hands-on, adaptive leadership experience, as well as an understanding of how ethics, citizenship, social justice, community building, and communication skills support effective leadership. This minor is a collaborative effort of the College of Education and Human Development's department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and the Office for Student Affairs.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 1 courses before admission to the program.
Students must complete the first two courses before declaring the leadership minor on the first day of their field experience.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Preparatory Courses - Personal Leadership in the University
OLPD 1301W - Personal Leadership in the University [WI] (3.0 cr)
or PA 1961W - Personal Leadership in the University [WI] (3.0 cr)
or OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University (3.0 cr)
or CFAN 1101 - Dean's Engaged Leaders Seminar (3.0 cr)
Minor Requirements
Leadership, You and Your Community
OLPD 3302 - Leadership, You, and Your Community (3.0 cr)
or PA 3961 - Leadership, You, and Your Community (3.0 cr)
Field Experience
OLPD 3306 - Leadership Minor: Field Experience (3.0 cr)
or PA 3971 - Leadership Minor: Field Experience (3.0 cr)
Leadership for Global Citizenship
OLPD 4303W - Leadership for Global Citizenship [WI] (3.0 cr)
or PA 4961W - Leadership for Global Citizenship [WI] (3.0 cr)
Leadership Electives
In consultation with the leadership minor office, take at least 5 additional credits to complete the 17-credit requirement. The following approved elective options form one list composed of courses from colleges across Twin Cities campus.
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 5 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ABUS 4012 - Strategic Decision Making and Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· ABUS 4022 - Management in Organizations (3.0 cr)
· ABUS 4023W - Communicating for Results [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ABUS 4031 - Strategic Use of Business Information Systems (3.0 cr)
· ABUS 4041 - Dynamics of Leadership (3.0 cr)
· ABUS 4043 - Project Management in Practice (3.0 cr)
· AFEE 2221 - People Skills for Leadership (3.0 cr)
· AFEE 4221 - Rural Leadership Development [WI] (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 3072 - Racism: Social and Psychological Consequences for Black Americans (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 3131 - Contemporary Issues in Africa (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 3543 - Psychology and the Black American Experience (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 4105 - Ways of Knowing in Africa and the African Diaspora (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 4432 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 4478W {Inactive} [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
· AFRO 4598 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· AMST 3114 - America in International Perspective [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· AMST 3837 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· AMST 4101 - Gender, Sexuality, and Politics in America [HIS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 1005W - Introduction to Cultural Diversity and the World System [SOCS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· ANTH 3002 - Sex, Evolution, and Behavior: Examining Human Evolutionary Biology (4.0 cr)
· ANTH 3015W - Biology, Evolution, and cultural Development of Language [SOCS, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 3041 - Ecological Anthropology (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 3242W - Hero, Savage, or Equal? Representations of NonWestern Peoples in the Movies [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 4009W - Warfare and Human Evolution [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ANTH 4071 - Race, Culture, and Vision (3.0 cr)
· ASL 3705 - Cultural Perspectives of Deafness (3.0 cr)
· BA 3000 - Career Skills (1.0 cr)
· BA 3100 - Global Seminar (3.0 cr)
· BA 3900 {Inactive} (1.0-4.0 cr)
· BA 3990H {Inactive} (2.0-4.0 cr)
· BA 4503 - Carlson Ventures Enterprise (2.0 cr)
· BIOL 1301 - Becoming a Reflective Leader (1.0 cr)
· BIOL 2301 - Leadership and Service (2.0 cr)
· BIOL 3600 - Directed Instruction (1.0-2.0 cr)
· CHIC 4275 - Theory in Action: Community Engagement in a Social Justice Framework [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· CI 1911 - Ethics, Wealth, and Education in a Democracy (3.0 cr)
· CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· CLA 1401 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· CLA 2005 - Introduction to Liberal Education and Responsible Citizenship (3.0 cr)
· COLA 3011 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· COLA 3521 {Inactive} (1.0 cr)
· COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 1313W - Analysis of Argument [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3401 - Introduction to Communication Theory (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3409 - Nonverbal Communication [SOCS] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3411 - Introduction to Small Group Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3422 - Interviewing and Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3441 - Introduction to Organizational Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3451W - Intercultural Communication: Theory and Practice [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3452W - Communication and the Intercultural Reentry [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3605W - Persuasive Speaking and Speech Writing [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3615 - Argumentation (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3625 - Communication Ethics (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3631 - Freedom of Speech [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3645W - How Pictures Persuade [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4235 - Electronic Media and Ethnic Minorities--A World View (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4263 - Feminist Media Studies [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4291 - New Telecommunication Media (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4404W - Language Borderlands [WI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4407 - Communication and Conflict (3.0 cr)
· COMM 5411 - Small Group Communication Research (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 4996 - Field Study in Child Psychology (1.0-4.0 cr)
· CSCI 3921W - Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· CSCL 3979 - Issues in Cultural Pluralism [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· CSPH 3201 - Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (2.0 cr)
· DES 1111 - Creative Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· DES 1111H - Honors: Creative Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· DES 4165 - Design and Globalization [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· EDHD 5005 - School and Society (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 3310 - Special Topics for Undergraduates (1.0-3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3336 - Religion, Ethics, and Educational Policy [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3330 - Global Identity: Connecting Your International Experience to Your Future (1.0 cr)
· OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3303 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3304 - Strategic Leadership for Future Societies (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5048 - Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Leadership (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5080 - Special Topics: Organizational Leadership, Policy, & Development (1.0-3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5095 - Problems: Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (1.0-3.0 cr)
· EDPA 5101 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5323 - Women in Leadership (3.0 cr)
· EEB 4329 - Primate Ecology and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· ENGL 3505 - Community Learning Internships I (3.0 cr)
· ENGL 3506 - Learning Internships II (4.0 cr)
· ENGL 3741 - Literacy and American Cultural Diversity [DSJ] (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 3101 - Creativity and Intelligence: an Introduction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 3111W {Inactive} [WI] (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 3132 - Psychology of Multiculturalism in Education [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 3133 - Practicum: Service Learning, Psychology of Multiculturalism in Education (1.0-3.0 cr)
· EPSY 3302 - Introduction to Communication Skills for Educational and Community Settings (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 3303 - Educational Psychology Undergraduate Research Practicum (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop (4.0 cr)
· ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning [WI] (3.0 cr)
· FSCN 3615 - Sociocultural Aspects of Food, Nutrition, and Health [GP] (3.0 cr)
· FSOS 2101 - Preparation for Working With Families (2.0 cr)
· GEOG 3158 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· GEOG 3371W - Cities, Citizens, and Communities [DSJ, WI] (4.0 cr)
· GEOG 3381W - Population in an Interacting World [SOCS, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· GEOG 3605W {Inactive} [WI] (4.0 cr)
· GEOG 4382 {Inactive} (3.0-5.0 cr)
· GEOG 4700 {Inactive} (1.0-3.0 cr)
· GLOS 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges [GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3144H - Honors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 3402 - Human Rights Internship (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3602 - Other Worlds: Globalization and Culture (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3605 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3607 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3643 - Islam and the West (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 3645 - Islamic World [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· GLOS 4801 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 4802 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 4803 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 4805 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 4807 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GLOS 4809 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· GWSS 3003 - Gender and Global Politics [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· GWSS 3003H - Honors: Gender and Global Politics (3.0-4.0 cr)
· GWSS 3190 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· GWSS 3351 - Women and Diasporas in Modern History (3.0 cr)
· GWSS 3404 - Transnational Sexualities [GP] (3.0 cr)
· GWSS 3406 - Gender, Labor, and Politics [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· GWSS 3590 - Topics: Social Change, Activism, Law, and Policy Studies (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4608 - Introduction to International Human Resource Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5607 - Organization Development (3.0 cr)
· HRD 5821 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· HRIR 3021 - Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (3.0 cr)
· HRIR 3032 - Training and Development (2.0 cr)
· HRIR 3041 - The Individual in the Organization (2.0 cr)
· HRIR 3042 - The Individual and Organizational Performance (2.0 cr)
· HRIR 4100W - HRIR Capstone: Personal and Organizational Leadership [WI] (4.0 cr)
· HSCI 3242 - The Darwinian Revolution [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 3331 - Technology and American Culture [HIS, TS] (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 3333W {Inactive} [HIS, CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 3401 - Ethics in Science and Technology [HIS, CIV] (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 4321 - History of Computing [TS, HIS] (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 4455 - Women, Gender, and Science [HIS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· HSG 1461 - Introduction to Housing (3.0 cr)
· HSG 2463 - Housing and Community Development (3.0 cr)
· IBUS 3003 - Information Systems for Business Processes and Management: An International Perspective (4.0 cr)
· IBUS 3010 - Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship in China (4.0 cr)
· IBUS 3021 - Human Resources Management in Australia (4.0 cr)
· IBUS 4050 - Management of Innovation and Change (4.0 cr)
· ID 3201 - Career Planning (2.0 cr)
· ID 3208 - Internship Reflection: Making Meaning of Your Experience (1.0 cr)
· ID 3551 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· ID 3552 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· ID 3571 - HECUA: Inequality in America - Contested Theories of Poverty, Inequality, and Social Change [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
· ID 3572 - HECUA: Inequality in America - Social Policy and Anti-Poverty Strategies in Theory and Practice [DSJ] (4.0 cr)
· ID 3573 - HECUA: Inequality in America Internship Seminar [CIV] (8.0 cr)
· IDSC 4301 - Information Systems Capstone Course: A Live Case (2.0 cr)
· INET 3065 - Computer Security for the Business Professional (3.0 cr)
· INET 4082 - IT Infrastructure Projects and Processes (2.0 cr)
· INET 4153 - Policy and Regulation: Effects on Global IT Infrastructure (3.0 cr)
· INET 4165 - Information Security: Technology, Ethics, Legality, and Standards (3.0 cr)
· IS 4151 - Innovation for Leaders and Organizations (3.0 cr)
· IS 5001 - Introduction to Innovation Studies (1.0-4.0 cr)
· IS 5002 - Final Project for Innovation Studies (1.0-4.0 cr)
· JOUR 3005 - Mass Media Effects [SOCS] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3251 - Evaluative Research in Strategic Communication (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3551 - Economics of New Media [TS] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3552 - Internet and Global Society [GP] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3741 - Diversity and Mass Communication [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3745 - Mass Media and Popular Culture [AH, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3745H {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3771 - Mass Media Ethics: Moral Reasoning and Case Studies [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 3796 - Mass Media and Politics (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4259 - Strategic Communication Case Analysis (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4272 - Interactive Advertising (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4302 - Electronic Photojournalism (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4551 - New Media and Culture [AH, TS] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4721 - Mass Media and U.S. Society [SOCS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· JOUR 4801 - Global Communication (3.0 cr)
· JWST 3111 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· JWST 3113 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· JWST 3520 - History of the Holocaust (3.0 cr)
· JWST 3521W - History of the Holocaust [WI] (3.0 cr)
· JWST 3522 - History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (3.0 cr)
· LAS 3441 - Chicana/o History to 1900 (3.0 cr)
· LAS 3442 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· LAS 4465 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· LS 5100 - Liberal Studies Seminar (1.0-4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3010 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3014 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3040 - Understanding the International Environment of Firms: International Business (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3080 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3090 {Inactive} (2.0-4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4000 - Issues in Nonprofit Management (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4002 - Managerial Psychology (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4004W - Business Policy: Strategy Formulation and Implementation [WI] (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 4008 - Entrepreneurial Management (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4080W - Applied Technology Entrepreneurship [WI] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4171W - Entrepreneurship in Action I [WI] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4172 - Entrepreneurship in Action II (4.0 cr)
· MIL 3130 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3131 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3140 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3301 - Adaptive Tactical Leadership (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3302 - Applied Team Leadership (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3303 - MS III One Credit Lead Lab (1.0 cr)
· MIL 3304 - MS III One Credit Lead Lab (1.0 cr)
· MIL 3401 - Developing Adaptive Leaders (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3402 - Leadership in a Complex World (3.0 cr)
· MIL 3403 - MS IV One Credit Lead Lab (1.0 cr)
· MIL 3404 - MS IV One Credit Lead Lab (1.0 cr)
· MKTG 3001 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
· MKTG 4050 - Integrated Marketing Communications (4.0 cr)
· MKTG 4080W - Marketing Strategy [WI] (4.0 cr)
· MOT 4001 - Leadership, Professionalism and Business Basics for Engineers (2.0 cr)
· NAV 4401W - Leadership and Management I [WI] (3.0 cr)
· NAV 4402W - Leadership and Ethics [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· NSCI 3102W - Introduction to Neurobiology II: Perception and Behavior [WI] (3.0 cr)
· NSCI 4167 - Neuroscience in the Community (1.0-3.0 cr)
· NURS 3706 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· NURS 3806 - Nurse as Professional (2.0 cr)
· NURS 4104 - Ethical Sensitivity and Reasoning in Health Care (2.0 cr)
· NURS 4106 - Nurse as Collaborator (1.0 cr)
· NURS 4305 - Practicum: Community-based Care of Families Across Life Span (3.0 cr)
· NURS 4322 {Inactive} (5.0 cr)
· NURS 4324 - Transcultural Nursing and Global Health [GP] (3.0 cr)
· NURS 4402 - Taking Ethical Action in Health Care [CIV] (1.0 cr)
· NURS 4406W {Inactive} [WI] (4.0 cr)
· NURS 4500W {Inactive} [WI] (4.0 cr)
· NURS 4706 - Transition to Practice (1.0 cr)
· NURS 4707 - Nursing Leadership: Professional Practice in Complex Systems (2.0 cr)
· PA 1401 - Public Affairs: Community Organizing Skills for Public Action [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· PA 3401 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· PA 3990 - General Topics in Public Policy (1.0-3.0 cr)
· PA 3991 - Independent Study (1.0-3.0 cr)
· PA 4101 - Nonprofit Management and Governance (3.0 cr)
· PA 4190 - Topics in Public and Nonprofit Leadership and Management (1.0-3.0 cr)
· PA 4421 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· PA 5001 - Intellectual Foundations of Public Action (1.5 cr)
· PA 5490 - Topics in Social Policy (1.0-4.0 cr)
· PA 5920 - Skills Workshop (0.5-4.0 cr)
· PA 5941 - Leadership for the Common Good (3.0 cr)
· PHIL 1003W - Introduction to Ethics [CIV, WI] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 1006W - Philosophy and Cultural Diversity [AH, DSJ, WI] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 3234 - Knowledge and Society (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 3302W - Moral Problems of Contemporary Society [CIV, WI] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 3307 - Social Justice and Community Service [AH, CIV] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 3308 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 4324 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· PHIL 4325 - Education and Social Change [AH, CIV] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 4326 - Lives Worth Living: Questions of Self, Vocation, and Community [CIV, AH] (4.0 cr)
· POL 1234 - Citizen U: Building Tomorrow's Citizens Today (3.0 cr)
· POL 3235W - Democracy and Citizenship [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 3306 - Presidential Leadership and American Democracy (3.0 cr)
· POL 3739 - Politics of Race, Class, and Ethnicity (3.0 cr)
· POL 3766 - Political Psychology of Mass Behavior [SOCS] (3.0 cr)
· POL 3767 - Political Psychology of Elite Behavior [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· POL 3835 - International Relations [SOCS, GP] (3.0 cr)
· POL 3873V - Global Citizenship and International Ethics [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4225 {Inactive} (3.0-4.0 cr)
· POL 4331 - Thinking Strategically in Domestic Politics (3.0-4.0 cr)
· POL 4463 - The Cuban Revolution Through the Words of Cuban Revolutionaries [GP] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4487 - The Struggle for Democratization and Citizenship (4.0 cr)
· POL 3489W - Citizens, Consumers, and Corporations [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4771 - Racial Attitudes and Intergroup Conflict (3.0 cr)
· POL 4773W - Advocacy Organizations, Social Movements, and the Politics of Identity [DSJ, WI] (3.0 cr)
· POL 4885W - International Conflict and Security [GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· POL 4887 - Thinking Strategically in International Politics [MATH] (3.0 cr)
· PSTL 1461 - Multicultural Perspectives in Public Speaking [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· PSTL 3214 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· PSTL 4216 - Solving Complex Problems: Community-based Approaches (4.0 cr)
· PSTL 4217 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
· PSY 3061 - Introduction to Biological Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 3201 - Introduction to Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 3633 - Happiness: Integrating Research Across Psychological Sciences (3.0 cr)
· PSY 3711 - Psychology in the Workplace (3.0 cr)
· PSY 3960 - Undergraduate Seminar in Psychology (1.0-5.0 cr)
· PUBH 3050 - Practicum in Peer Education I (2.0 cr)
· PUBH 3052 - Practicum in Peer Education II (2.0 cr)
· PUBH 3093 - Directed Study: Public Health (1.0-4.0 cr)
· REC 2151 - Outdoor and Camp Leadership (3.0 cr)
· RELS 3111 - Too Jewish? The Complex Construction of the Jewish American Psyche in Literature, Art, and Film (3.0 cr)
· RELS 3373 - Religion and Society in Imperial China (3.0 cr)
· RELS 3623 - Religion and the American Culture Wars [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· RELS 3715 - History of the Crusades (3.0 cr)
· RELS 3801 - Philosophy of Religion (3.0 cr)
· RELS 4049 - Religion and Culture (3.0 cr)
· RELS 5111 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· RM 1203 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3501 - Sport in a Diverse Society [SOCS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3601 - Ethics and Values in Sport (2.0 cr)
· SOC 3201 - Inequality: Introduction to Stratification (3.0 cr)
· SOC 3211W - American Race Relations [DSJ, WI] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 3301W - Politics and Society [WI] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 3411W - Organizations and Society [WI] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 3451W - Cities & Social Change [WI] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 4090 - Topics in Sociology (3.0 cr)
· SOC 4305 - Environment & Society: An Enduring Conflict [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 4309 - Religion in American Public Life: Culture, Politics, & Communities [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 4461 - Sociology of Ethnic and Racial Conflict [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· SOC 4703 - Contemporary American Culture [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· SPAN 3401 - Latino Immigration and Community Service [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· SW 3101 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SW 3203 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SW 3301 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SW 3501 - Theories and Practices of Social Change Organizing (4.0 cr)
· SW 3703 - Gender Violence in Global Perspective (3.0 cr)
· SW 3810 - Special Topics (1.0-4.0 cr)
· URBS 3001W - Introduction to Urban Studies: The Complexity of Metropolitan Life [WI] (3.0 cr)
· URBS 3301W - American Cities As Settings for Cultural Diversity [WI] (3.0 cr)
· URBS 3500 - Urban Studies Workshop (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3821 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3801 - Foundations of Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5821 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5804 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· WRIT 3108 {Inactive} [DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3152W - Writing on Issues of Science and Technology [WI] (4.0 cr)
· WRIT 3244W - Critical Literacies: How Words Change the World [AH, DSJ, WI] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3361 - Literature of Social Movements in the United States: 1950 to Present [LITR, CIV] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3371W - Technology, Self, and Society [TS, WI] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3577W - Rhetoric, Technology, and the Internet [TS, WI] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3671 - Visual Rhetoric and Document Design (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 3751W - Seminar: Theory and Practice of Writing Consultancy [WI] (4.0 cr)
· WRIT 4501 - Usability and Human Factors in Technical Communication (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 4562 - International Professional Communication (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 4573W - Writing Proposals and Grant Management [WI] (3.0 cr)
· WRIT 4662W - Writing With Digital Technologies [WI] (4.0 cr)
· YOST 3101 - Youthwork: Orientations and Approaches (4.0 cr)
· YOST 3235 - Community Building, Civic Engagement, and Civic Youthwork (4.0 cr)
· YOST 4316 - Media and Youth: Learning, Teaching, and Doing (2.0 cr)
· YOST 4325 - Improving Everyday Youthwork: Practical Program Evaluation (3.0 cr)
 
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OLPD 1301W - Personal Leadership in the University (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Students examine their own views of leadership, differences between personal/positional leadership, leadership ethics/values, and their own leadership strengths/skills.
PA 1961W - Personal Leadership in the University (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Examine personal views of leadership, differences between personal/positional leadership, leadership ethics/values, personal leadership strengths/skills.
OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Students examine own views of leadership, differences between personal/positional leadership, leadership ethics/values, leadership strengths/skills.
CFAN 1101 - Dean's Engaged Leaders Seminar
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Students explore their role in building inclusive community spaces. Development of leadership skills in academic, social, and public service contexts. Hands-on learning/real-world applications in culturally diverse communities. Field trips, guest speakers, and discussions. prereq: Incoming 1st-yr CFANS students only
OLPD 3302 - Leadership, You, and Your Community
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00297 - OLPD 3302W/PA 3961W
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
How do effective leaders create positive systemic change within complex systems? What is community and how does it shape the work of leadership? Students examine leadership from a multi-dimensional/multicultural perspective and critically examine leadership theories in authentic, complex community settings. prereq: [1301W or 1302 or PA 1961W or CFAN 1101 or CFAN 3480], grade of at least C
PA 3961 - Leadership, You, and Your Community
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00297
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
"How do effective leaders create positive systemic change within complex systems?" "What is community and how does it shape the work of leadership?" Leadership from a multi-dimensional and multicultural perspective and of leadership theories in authentic, complex community settings. prereq: PA 1961W or CFAN 3480 or CFAN 1101 or EDPA 1301W or EDPA 1302 or OLPD 1301W or OLPD 1302
OLPD 3306 - Leadership Minor: Field Experience
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00520 - OLPD 3402/PA 3971
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Students apply/integrate leadership theory in a community experience, think critically about their positional leadership roles, extrapolate the experience to future leadership issues within their specific fields, and work through challenges of positional leadership. prereq: 3302 with grade of at least C
PA 3971 - Leadership Minor: Field Experience
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00520 - OLPD 3402/PA 3971
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Students apply/integrate leadership theory in an experience grounded within the community. Students are challenged to think critically about their positional leadership roles, extrapolate the experience to future leadership issues within their specific fields, and to work through the challenges positional leadership offers. prereq: PA 3961 or 3961W or EDPA 3302 or EDPA 3302W or OLPD 3302
OLPD 4303W - Leadership for Global Citizenship (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Leadership theory, community building, social change, interdisciplinary approaches to complex global issues. Students finalize portfolios, submit scholarly products to demonstrate understanding of personal/positional leadership in changing global context. Capstone course. prereq: 3306 or EDPA 3402 or PA 3971
PA 4961W - Leadership for Global Citizenship (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdPA 4303W/PA 4961W
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Leadership theory/practice. Experience working with diverse leaders. Mapping political contexts/planning global leadership path. prereq: 3971 or EdPA 3402 or OLPD 3306
ABUS 4012 - Strategic Decision Making and Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Frameworks/processes for decision-making. Analyzing causes, effects of problems, and solutions in organizations. Creativity, team building. Case studies, final real-world project, online presentation. prereq: 45 cr
ABUS 4022 - Management in Organizations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Demands on today?s managers. Techniques/ideas beyond traditional studies. Focuses on small to medium-sized organizations. Applying management theory to all levels. Managing in global workplace. Organizational planning and decision making. Organizing resources. Leading/motivating people. Controlling/evaluating organizational activities. prereq: 45 cr completed
ABUS 4023W - Communicating for Results (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Aspects of communication essential for being persuasive/influential. Organizing/presenting ideas effectively, strategies for audience analysis, choosing communication methods, making appropriate use of informal influence methods, handling dissent. Processes for intercultural communication. prereq: 45 cr completed
ABUS 4031 - Strategic Use of Business Information Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Relationship of information systems and decision making. Databases, decision management tools, customer relationship management, e-business, trends, information security. Database and web page development, case studies, final empirical project. prereq: Basic proficiency with 'office' software, 45 cr
ABUS 4041 - Dynamics of Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Successful leadership via flexible approach. Knowledge, skills, and abilities that leaders develop from eight leadership strategies: academic, bureaucratic, eclectic, economic, fellowship, military, political, social. Ways to lead diverse populations in a global environment. prereq: 45 cr completed
ABUS 4043 - Project Management in Practice
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to project management. Tools/techniques to support project leader in scheduling, coordinating, allocating resources. Develop/conduct field project. Requires use of MS Project (bundled w/textbook), Word, PowerPoint. prereq: 45 cr completed
AFEE 2221 - People Skills for Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
How to be an effective leader in profit/non-profit agricultural settings. Roles, responsibilities, knowledge, attitudes, and skills to hire staff, set goals, coach, mentor/manage teams, and improve communication.
AFEE 4221 - Rural Leadership Development (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Understanding the role, function, and features of leadership in rural communities; importance of personal involvement, personal leadership qualities, and vision for individuals and rural community organizations.
AFRO 3072 - Racism: Social and Psychological Consequences for Black Americans
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Racism and its effects on African Americans; definitions, determinants, and dynamics. Examined in an experiential context to reflect individual and institutional racism.
AFRO 3131 - Contemporary Issues in Africa
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Why peace has been elusive throughout history of Africa, from period of slave raids through colonialism and until today. Intractable conflicts in Great Lakes Region, Horn of Africa, South Africa, Nigeria, Liberia/Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Sudan. Why no peaceful resolution despite multiple mediation efforts. Case studies.
AFRO 3543 - Psychology and the Black American Experience
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Historical and contemporary perspectives of the relationship between the area of psychology and African Africans in research and practice.
AFRO 4105 - Ways of Knowing in Africa and the African Diaspora
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Impact of European knowledge systems on African world. How peoples on African continent and across African diaspora have produced/defined knowledge. Continuity/change in the way African peoples have thought about and left their epistemological imprints upon the world.
AMST 3114 - America in International Perspective (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
The nature of international cultural exchange. The impact of U.S. cultures and society on other countries of the world as well as the impact of other cultures and societies on the United States.
AMST 4101 - Gender, Sexuality, and Politics in America (HIS, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Ways public and private life intersect through the issues of gender, sexuality, family, politics, and public life; ways in which racial, ethnic, and class divisions have been manifest in the political ideologies affecting private life.
ANTH 1005W - Introduction to Cultural Diversity and the World System (SOCS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Anthropology of cultural diversity, in the United States and around the world. Comparative study of relationship between local cultures and global processes. Race/ethnicity, economic/social organization, political/religious systems, gender, social change.
ANTH 3002 - Sex, Evolution, and Behavior: Examining Human Evolutionary Biology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01722 - Anth 3002/EEB 3002
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Methods/theories used to understand humans in an evolutionary framework. What can be known only, or primarily, form an evolutionary perspective. How evolutionary biology of humans might lead to better evolutionary theory. How physiology, development, behavior, and ecology coordinate/co-evolve in humans.
ANTH 3015W - Biology, Evolution, and cultural Development of Language (SOCS, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01478
Typically offered: Every Spring
Language in pre-historic humans. Brain/vocal tract structure. How gossip/music shaped human communication.
ANTH 3041 - Ecological Anthropology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Anth 3041/5041/8213
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Concepts, theories, and methods of ecological anthropology (cultural ecology).How humans interact with biophysical environment. Compares biological/cultural interactions with environment. Examines adaptive strategies cross-culturally. prereq: 1003 or instr consent
ANTH 3242W - Hero, Savage, or Equal? Representations of NonWestern Peoples in the Movies (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Images of nonWestern peoples and cultures as they have appeared in movies and in other popular media.
ANTH 4009W - Warfare and Human Evolution (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Is warfare universal? Are there truly peaceful societies? Why war occurs more often at some times/places. How/when/why warfare evolved. Warfare and intergroup aggression in other animals. Role of warfare and its primitive antecedents in evolution of our species.
ANTH 4071 - Race, Culture, and Vision
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Evaluation of main trends in study of racism. Psychological, sociological, symbolic, and "critical" approaches that treat racism as a sociodiscursive phenomenon. Racist discourse as a practice that defines an "other" and subjugates that other to strategies of exclusion. prereq: 1003 or 1005 or 3003 or instr consent
ASL 3705 - Cultural Perspectives of Deafness
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the deaf community as a linguistic and cultural minority group. Role of deaf people in the larger society; political activism; laws; access to information; educational philosophies and methods; and communication systems.
BA 3000 - Career Skills
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Career planning. Use of Carlson School of Management's Business Career Center. Awareness, knowledge, skills associated with career/job search process. prereq: CSOM [soph or upper div] major, MACC, MBT
BA 3100 - Global Seminar
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring & Summer
Three-week, faculty-led program. Students spend May session or January session examining international business topics first-hand. Topics/locations vary. For current offerings, contact Learning Abroad Center. prereq: Approved application
BA 4503 - Carlson Ventures Enterprise
Credits: 2.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Modeled after early stage venture capital funds. Due diligence process. Starting/growing high-growth ventures. University-based technologies, start-up companies, and experts. Business analysis/development. Assistance to non-University-based start-up companies seeking initial equity capital. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MBA 6503, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application
BIOL 1301 - Becoming a Reflective Leader
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Leadership theory/concepts. Personal views on leadership. Characteristics for effective leadership. Course uses experiential teaching methods, self-reflection. prereq: Dean's Scholar
BIOL 2301 - Leadership and Service
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Importance of service in leadership. How personal experiences influence perspectives on social issues. Techniques for group work. Service project with community organization related to biological sciences. prereq: 1301, 2001, CBS Dean's Scholar
BIOL 3600 - Directed Instruction
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Students assist with biology colloquium. prereq: 1020, upper div, application, instr consent; up to 4 cr may apply to major
CHIC 4275 - Theory in Action: Community Engagement in a Social Justice Framework (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theoretical frameworks of social justice and community engagement for work outside classroom with/in Latina/o community. Worker issues/organizing. Placements in unions, worker organizations. Policy initiatives on labor issues. Students reflect on their own identity development, social location, and position of power/privilege.
CI 1911 - Ethics, Wealth, and Education in a Democracy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Relationship between democratic citizenship and education. Role of economics/ethics in defining character of education. Relationship between school/university programs and citizenship. Relevance of education in contemporary society.
CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754 - CI 2311W/CI 4311
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, workplace, and family/community life.
CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Critique of values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, the workplace, and family and community life.
CLA 2005 - Introduction to Liberal Education and Responsible Citizenship
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Link between liberal education and responsible citizenship. Moral obligations of liberally-educated persons. Independent, critical thinking skills necessary for lifelong learning. Required service-learning component. prereq: 1005
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00670
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Public communication processes, elements, and ethics. Criticism of and response to public discourse. Practice in individual speaking designed to encourage civic participation.
COMM 1313W - Analysis of Argument (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Strategies for analyzing, evaluating, generating arguments. Problems in listening/responding to argument.
COMM 3401 - Introduction to Communication Theory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Social scientific theory in human communication. Logic of scientific communication theories in interpersonal, small group, organizational, intercultural, and mediated communication.
COMM 3409 - Nonverbal Communication (SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Nonverbal communication in interpersonal communication process. Nonverbal codes (touch, space, smell, eye contact) and their communicative functions (impression management, flirting, persuading, lying) in relational contexts (intimate relationships, friendships, work relationship). Theories, practices.
COMM 3411 - Introduction to Small Group Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Cooperative thinking in task-oriented groups. Planning, preparing for, and participating in small groups in private and public contexts.
COMM 3422 - Interviewing and Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of communication concepts in information interview. Planning, conducting, and evaluating informational, journalistic/elite, helping, persuasive, appraisal, and employment interviews. Class training, field experience.
COMM 3441 - Introduction to Organizational Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Functions of communication in work groups, in organizational hierarchies, and between organizations.
COMM 3451W - Intercultural Communication: Theory and Practice (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Theories of and factors influencing intercultural communication. Development of effective intercultural communication skills. prereq: Planning an intercultural experience
COMM 3452W - Communication and the Intercultural Reentry (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Intercultural experience explored through stories and story telling, participant observation, and social scientific theory. Constructs include identity, learning styles, cultural adaptation, values, ethics. prereq: Return from an intercultural experience
COMM 3605W - Persuasive Speaking and Speech Writing (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Performance/composition with critical inquiry into rhetoric theories. Writing, thinking, and speaking skills. prereq: 1101, soph
COMM 3615 - Argumentation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Argument(s) in relation to logic, dialectics, and rhetorical performance. Structured reasoning, informal conversation, familial arguments, debates in technical professions, communication ethics, and public/social argumentation. prereq: Soph
COMM 3625 - Communication Ethics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Applying concepts/theories from philosophy and social science to ethical issues in interpersonal, group, organizational, intercultural, and media communication.
COMM 3631 - Freedom of Speech (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Communication theories and principles that underlie the concept of freedom of speech in the United States. A variety of contexts and practices are examined in order to understand how communicative interaction should be described and, when necessary, appropriately regulated.
COMM 3645W - How Pictures Persuade (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
How words/pictures interact in graphic memoirs, political cartoons, and science to create/communicate meaning. How this interaction bears on public advocacy. Reading examples of comprehensive cognitive model of visual communication.
COMM 4235 - Electronic Media and Ethnic Minorities--A World View
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Representation and involvement of various ethnic groups (e.g., African-Americans, Native Americans in United States and Canada, Maori, Turks in Europe) in radio, TV, cable, Internet. Roles of government, industry, public organizations, and minority groups in regulating, managing, and financing ethnic media activities.
COMM 4263 - Feminist Media Studies (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Issues, controversies, and practices of gender and their relationship to U.S. media. Ways in which gender is represented in and comes into play with media texts/institutions. Histories of feminism, theories/methods/political economy, case studies. prereq: 3211 or instr consent
COMM 4291 - New Telecommunication Media
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Development and current status of new telecommunication media such as cable TV, satellites, DBS, MDS, and video disk/cassettes. Technology, historical development, regulation, and programming of these media and their influence on individuals, organizations, and society. prereq: 3211 or instr consent
COMM 4404W - Language Borderlands (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Effect of multilingualism on self identity/sense of community. Subjective/social dimensions of being multilingual. Experience of language loss.
COMM 4407 - Communication and Conflict
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Aspects of conflict common across types of relationships. Theories as alternative lenses to illuminate aspects of conflict. Communication strategies to manage or resolve conflict. prereq: 3401 or instr consent
COMM 5411 - Small Group Communication Research
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Survey of small group communication research; theory and practice. Group decision-making and leadership. prereq: 3411 or instr consent
CPSY 4996 - Field Study in Child Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 8.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Independent reading. Varies depending on student's specific area of interest. Students receive credit while interning in metropolitan area. prereq: 4 cr CPsy, instr consent
CSCI 3921W - Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Impact of computers on society. Computer science perspective of ethical, legal, social, philosophical, political, and economic aspects of computing. prereq: At least soph or instr consent
CSCL 3979 - Issues in Cultural Pluralism (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Critical/comparative basis for study of racial, ethnic, and cultural communities, primarily in the U.S. Perspectives on identity, citizenship, democracy, and power.
CSPH 3201 - Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Techniques by which stress endemic in a fast-paced competitive culture can be reduced or worked with constructively. Students practice/apply techniques of mindfulness. Recent medical-scientific literature on physiological/psychological elements in the stress response.
DES 1111 - Creative Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Development of creative capability applicable to all fields of study. Problem solving techniques. Theory of creativity/innovation.
DES 1111H - Honors: Creative Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Development of creative capability applicable to all fields of study. Problem solving techniques. Theory of creativity/innovation. prereq: Honors
DES 4165 - Design and Globalization (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01200
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Movenment of people, products, and ideas. Challenges brought by differences among us. prereq: Jr or sr
EDHD 5005 - School and Society
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Readings in history, philosophy, social sciences, and law revealing diverse educational values in a pluralistic society. Multiple expectations of schools. Civil liberties, rights, community. Varying cultural backgrounds of students, family circumstances, exceptional needs. prereq: Jr or sr or MEd/initial licensure student or CLA music ed major or preteaching major or instr consent
OLPD 3310 - Special Topics for Undergraduates
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Inquiry into special topics related to organizational leadership, policy/development.
OLPD 3336 - Religion, Ethics, and Educational Policy (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
American religious pluralism in relationship to ethics and educational policy. History of religious belief/expression in K-12 and higher education. Students interact with community leaders. Legal issues, religion/science, sexuality, religious alternatives, policy topics.
OLPD 3330 - Global Identity: Connecting Your International Experience to Your Future
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Reflect on activities/readings of study abroad experiences overseas. E-journaling, written activities, group interaction using various formats. prereq: [3320 or EDPA 3102 or instr consent], studying abroad the semester student is enrolled in course
OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace.
OLPD 3304 - Strategic Leadership for Future Societies
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Emerging leadership implications of selected short-/long-range trends. Construction of context-relevant effective leadership scenarios for selected institutions in real/hypothetical societies.
OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Readings from leadership studies, literature, and film. Ethical dilemmas. Different styles of leadership and their consequences. Intersection of public/private in exercising leadership. Competing loyalties/pressures felt by leaders/followers. Fundamental questions about nature/desirability of leadership.
OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Advanced aspects and techniques in project management, project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace. prereq: 3318 or EDPA 3218
OLPD 5048 - Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Introduction to cultural variables of leadership that influence functioning of cross-cultural groups. Lectures, case studies, discussion, problem-solving, simulations. Intensive workshop.
OLPD 5080 - Special Topics: Organizational Leadership, Policy, & Development
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 24.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Topical issues in organizational leadership, policy, development.
OLPD 5095 - Problems: Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 24.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Course or independent study on specific topic within department program emphasis.
OLPD 5323 - Women in Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Women in leadership, in context of larger systems and their own lives. Supporting equity/equality across areas of difference. prereq: Technology access
EEB 4329 - Primate Ecology and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Primates as model system to explore animal/human behavior. Factors influencing sociality/group composition. Mating systems. Prevalence of altruistic, cooperative, and aggressive behavior. Strength of social bonds in different species. Evolution of intelligence/culture. prereq: BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or BIOL 3411 or ANTH 1001 or instr consent
ENGL 3505 - Community Learning Internships I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Connections between literature/literacy, theory/practice, community work and academic study. Students work as interns in local community-based education projects. Interns meet with faculty and community representatives to reflect on daily work and practical relevance. Students receive initial training from Career and Community Learning Center and Minnesota Literacy Council, and orientations at community sites. Four hours weekly work at community site, readings, journal writing, monthly short papers.
ENGL 3506 - Learning Internships II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Students work at a community site. In weekly meetings with faculty and community representatives, students explore relationship between their academic skills and community experiences. Social functions of literacy and liberal education in the United States. Eight hours weekly work at community site, readings in history/theory of literacy, written reflection exercises, design/execution of scholarly or educational project at community site. prereq: 3505 in preceding semester or instr consent
ENGL 3741 - Literacy and American Cultural Diversity (DSJ)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Nature, acquisition, institutionalization, state of literacy in United States. Focuses on issues of culturally diverse, disadvantaged members of society. Service-learning component requires tutoring of children/adults in community service agencies.
EPSY 3101 - Creativity and Intelligence: an Introduction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Classic/contemporary theories of creativity/intelligence, their development, implications for behavioral/social sciences and psychological/educational practices.
EPSY 3132 - Psychology of Multiculturalism in Education (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Course critically examines social and cultural diversity in the United States, confronting social issues of poverty, handicappism, homophobia, racism, sexism, victim-blaming, violence, and so on, and presenting models for change. Students examine how and why prejudices develop.
EPSY 3133 - Practicum: Service Learning, Psychology of Multiculturalism in Education
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Thirty hours of service learning in multicultural communities. Students work with children, youth, or adults in ESL tutoring or after-school youth programs. Sensitivities/competencies related to multicultural issues in U.S. society. prereq: [3132 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3132], instr consent, enrollment in APECS minor
EPSY 3302 - Introduction to Communication Skills for Educational and Community Settings
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Working with diverse individuals/groups in educational/community settings. Communication skills/concepts. Self-reflection on communication style.
EPSY 3303 - Educational Psychology Undergraduate Research Practicum
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Supervised research experience. Students are matched with University faculty members and their research projects. prereq: 3264, minor in applied psychology for educational/community settings
EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Experiential course addressing issues of prejudice and discrimination in terms of history, power, and social perception. Includes knowledge and skills acquisition in cooperative learning, multicultural education, group dynamics, social influence, effective leadership, judgment and decision-making, prejudice reduction, conflict resolution.
ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Normative/professional ethics, and leadership considerations, applicable to managing natural resources and the environment. Readings, discussion.
ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: ENR 3202W/5202
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Negotiation of natural resource management issues. Use of collaborative planning. Case study approach to conflict management, strategic planning, and building leadership qualities. Emphasizes analytical concepts, techniques, and skills.
FSCN 3615 - Sociocultural Aspects of Food, Nutrition, and Health (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Sociocultural aspects of regional/cultural diversity in food preferences and food behavior, food habits, demographics, lifestyles, food consumption, and expenditures. Effect of socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, age, and cultural meaning of foods on food choices.
FSOS 2101 - Preparation for Working With Families
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Systematic preparation for upper division education, research/field internships, and career possibilities in Family Social Science.
GEOG 3371W - Cities, Citizens, and Communities (DSJ, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to cities and suburbs as unique crossroads of cultural, social, and political processes. Competing/conflicting visions of city life, cultural diversity, and justice. Focuses on the American city.
GEOG 3381W - Population in an Interacting World (SOCS, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Comparative analysis and explanation of trends in fertility, mortality, internal and international migration in different parts of the world; world population problems; population policies; theories of population growth; impact of population growth on food supply and the environment.
GLOS 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges (GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00412 - GloS 1015W,V/Hist 1015W,V,1019
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Increased global interconnections over past 50 years. Impact of information revolution on human rights, economic inequality, ecological challenges, and decolonization. Comparative cases from Asia, Africa, Latin America, or Middle East.
GLOS 3143 - Living in the Global (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Contemporary condition of global connectedness. Ways our habits, tastes, and experiences involve a stream of encounters with the global. Terrains of interconnection, including tourism, music, the Internet, and mass culture.
GLOS 3144 - Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 3144/3144H
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to theoretical issues. Power/production of knowledge about world regions. Knowledge, power, politics in contemporary world. Colonialism, nationalism, modernity in shaping academic disciplines. prereq: 6 cr. of approved preparatory coursework [recommended GLOS 1015W or 1112]
GLOS 3144H - Honors: Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: GloS 3144/3144H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to theoretical issues. Power, production of knowledge about world regions. Knowledge, power, politics in contemporary world. Colonialism, nationalism, modernity in shaping academic disciplines. prereq: 6 cr. of approved preparatory coursework (recommended GLOS 1015W or GLOS 1112), Honors
GLOS 3402 - Human Rights Internship
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Hands-on experience at organizations engaged in promoting/protecting international human rights. Work 100 hours in non-governmental organization. Substantive background on human rights laws/procedures, organizational theory/management information about human rights. prereq: dept consent
GLOS 3602 - Other Worlds: Globalization and Culture
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Globalization produces complex, sometimes volatile, local responses. Course explores interconnectedness of the world, considering not one world, but many. Topics include colonialism, consumption, diasporic conditions, global media, nationalism, supra-national governance. Examines how globality is experienced and contested locally and specifically. prereq: [3101, 3144] or instr consent
GLOS 3605 - From Printing Press to Internet: Media, Communications, and History
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist 3705/GloS 3605
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Print public sphere in 17th, early 18th century. Political conflicts over freedom of press in 18th, 19th century. Emergence of advertising, public relations industries in 20th century. Significance of broadcast, computer network technologies for democratic political systems.
GLOS 3643 - Islam and the West
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: CAS/MELC 3533/GloS 3643
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Cultural/intellectual trends that have defined fundamental differences between Islam and the West. Development of historical, philosophical, and intellectual mindset of both spheres. Factors that have contributed and continue to contribute to tension, anxiety, and hatred between the Muslim world and Europe and the United States.
GLOS 3645 - Islamic World (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Geog 3145/GloS 3645
Typically offered: Every Fall
Foundation of Islam in Arabian Peninsula, its spread to Asia and Africa. Islamic civilization, influence on Europe before rise of capitalism. Rise of Capitalist Europe, colonization of Islamic World Islamic resurgence and post-colonial World. State-society and development. Culture/conflict in Moslem societies. Gender and Islam. Islamic World and the West. Moslems in North America and Europe. Case studies.
GWSS 3003 - Gender and Global Politics (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Similarities/differences in women's experiences throughout world, from cross-cultural/historical perspective. Uses range of reading materials/media (feminist scholarship, fiction, film, news media, oral history, autobiography).
GWSS 3003H - Honors: Gender and Global Politics
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Similarities/differences in women's experiences throughout world from cross-cultural/historical perspective. Uses range of reading materials/media (feminist scholarship, fiction, film, news media, oral history, autobiography). Includes honors recitation. prereq: honors
GWSS 3351 - Women and Diasporas in Modern History
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01498
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Comparing diasporas across time. Focuses on gendering of lives/identities of people whose identities continue to be shaped by forced/free migrations of past 500 years.
GWSS 3404 - Transnational Sexualities (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01539
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
Lesbian/gay lives throughout world. Culturally-specific/transcultural aspects of lesbian/gay identity formation, political struggles, community involvement, and global networking. Lesbian/gay life in areas other than Europe and the United States.
GWSS 3406 - Gender, Labor, and Politics (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Historical developments/contemporary manifestations of women's participation in labor force/global economy. Gender as condition for creation/maintenance of exploitable category of workers. How women's choices are shaped in various locations. Women's labor organizing.
GWSS 3590 - Topics: Social Change, Activism, Law, and Policy Studies
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Topics specified in Class Schedule.
OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Organization development theories, principles, concepts, and practices. How development is used to direct change in an organization.
OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Frameworks and strategies for developing effective work teams. Skill development in facilitating resolution of conflicts in organizations. Foundational information as well as practical applications for participants to become small team leaders.
OLPD 4608 - Introduction to International Human Resource Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
International/cross-cultural aspects of HRD. Practices/impact of economic, social, and cultural influences on HRD programs/interventions. prereq: 3601 or HRD 3001 or 3620 or HRD 3201 or 3640 or HRD 3301
OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Problems, practices, programs, and methodologies relating to the training and development of managers and supervisors, including needed competencies, needs assessment, delivery modes, and evaluation.
OLPD 5607 - Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to major concepts, skills, and techniques for organization development/change. prereq: Grad student only
HRIR 3021 - Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00064 - HRIR 3021/IBus 3021
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Role of human resource professional as strategic partner in managing organizations. Human resource management in achieving organizational performance. Legal environment. Job analysis. Recruiting/selection. Training/development. Performance management. Total rewards. Labor relations. Ethical issues. prereq: ECON 1101, ECON 1102, PSY 1001
HRIR 3032 - Training and Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to theory/research/practice of design/implementation/evaluation of employee training/development programs. Training as process for influencing individual/organizational outcomes. prereq: 3021, [CSOM or HRD junior or senior or dept consent]
HRIR 3041 - The Individual in the Organization
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Factors influencing individual work performance. Includes motivation, perceptual differences, career choice, psychological contracts, assumptions about workers/work, leadership/management, learning/skill development, openness to change. Examines evidence on current trends. prereq: 3021, [CSOM or HRD junior or senior or dept consent]
HRIR 3042 - The Individual and Organizational Performance
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Factors influencing group, team, organizational performance. Systems that drive organizational success. Job design/organization structure, organization effectiveness measures, culture, group dynamics, teamwork. Power/influence. prereq: 3021, [CSOM or HRD junior or senior or dept consent]
HRIR 4100W - HRIR Capstone: Personal and Organizational Leadership (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Leadership as important competency for HR professionals. Reflection/growth of personal leadership skills. Techniques, strategies, philosophies to develop leadership acumen of individuals within organizations. Leadership research. prereq: 3021, 6 HRIR credits, [CSOM or HRD junior or senior or dept consent]
HSCI 3242 - The Darwinian Revolution (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00995 - HSci 3242/HSci 5242
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Development of evolutionary thought in 19th/20th centuries. Emphasizes Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. Scientific, economic, political, religious, philosophical dimensions of Darwinism. Comparative reception of Darwinism in different countries/cultures.
HSCI 3331 - Technology and American Culture (HIS, TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: HSci 3331/5331
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
American culture(s) and technology, pre-Columbian times to present. Artisanal, biological, chemical, communications, energy, environment, electronic, industrial, military, space and transportation technologies explained in terms of economic, social, political and scientific causes/effects.
HSCI 3401 - Ethics in Science and Technology (HIS, CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: HSci 3401/5401
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Historical issues involve research ethics including utilitarian, social Darwinian, and other ethical systems developed in science. Ethical problems posed by modern science and technology, including nuclear energy, chemical industry, and information technologies.
HSCI 4321 - History of Computing (TS, HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00497 - CSci 4921/HSci 4321
Typically offered: Fall Even, Spring Odd Year
Developments in the last 150 years; evolution of hardware and software; growth of computer and semiconductor industries and their relation to other business areas; changing relationships resulting from new data-gathering and analysis techniques; automation; social and ethical issues.
HSCI 4455 - Women, Gender, and Science (HIS, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Three intersecting themes analyzed from 1700s to the present: women in science, sexual and gendered concepts in modern sciences, and impact of science on conceptions of sexuality and gender in society.
HSG 1461 - Introduction to Housing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Physical, social, economic, and psychological aspects of housing. Housing as process/product for the individual, family, and community. Impacts of federal, state, and local governmental policies and economic trends.
HSG 2463 - Housing and Community Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Meaning/significance of neighborhood/community, residential neighborhood change, impact of housing on neighborhood conditions. Gentrification, displacement, racial segregation, suburbanization, community-based revitalization.
IBUS 3003 - Information Systems for Business Processes and Management: An International Perspective
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Study abroad.
IBUS 3010 - Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship in China
Credits: 4.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Terms, concepts, skills for analyzing fundamental business practices in global economy.
IBUS 3021 - Human Resources Management in Australia
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00064
Prerequisites: ECON 1101, ECON 1102, PSY 1001
Typically offered: Every Spring
Role of human resource management in organizations. Labor markets, recruitment, selection, training, compensation, labor relations, performance management. Evolution of work. Discrimination in employment. Work performance, its reward. Effects of changing technology.
IBUS 4050 - Management of Innovation and Change
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02187
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Applying theories/research on how new organizational programs, products, technologies are developed/implemented. Diagnostic skills. How innovation unfolds. prereq: [Mgmt 1001 or 3001 or 3010], approved application
ID 3201 - Career Planning
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
For juniors and seniors. A practical introduction to integrating individual talents, values, interests, and experience with critical career search strategies. Emphasis on understanding the marketplace, internet research, strategic resume writing, networking, and interviewing.
ID 3208 - Internship Reflection: Making Meaning of Your Experience
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Allows students to examine, reflect on, and construct meaning from their internship experience through self assessment of personal and career needs and goals, examination of what it means to be a ?professional? and operate within professional environments, evaluation of performance and accomplishments, articulation of knowledge and skills via effective resume writing. prereq: dept consent
ID 3571 - HECUA: Inequality in America - Contested Theories of Poverty, Inequality, and Social Change (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Roots/strategies for addressing urban inequality/poverty. Interdisciplinary field study, seminar work, internship. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3572, 3573, dept consent
ID 3572 - HECUA: Inequality in America - Social Policy and Anti-Poverty Strategies in Theory and Practice (DSJ)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Roots/strategies for addressing urban inequality/poverty. Interdisciplinary field study, seminar work, internship. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3571, 3573, dept consent
ID 3573 - HECUA: Inequality in America Internship Seminar (CIV)
Credits: 8.0 [max 8.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Roots/strategies for addressing urban inequality/poverty. Interdisciplinary field study, seminar work, internship. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3571, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3572, dept consent
IDSC 4301 - Information Systems Capstone Course: A Live Case
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Integrate various technologies to solve significant problem using "live case" format. prereq: 3202, 4204W, CSOM major
INET 3065 - Computer Security for the Business Professional
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Computer security without technical jargon. Real-world examples/issues. Practices for safe, secure, and ethical computer use: virus, worms, and malware detection and elimination; antivirus/firewall selection; secure Internet purchasing; social networking sites; web page set-up. prereq: Basic computer/internet navigation skills, laptop with minimum 2GB ram/DVD player/Windows XP
INET 4082 - IT Infrastructure Projects and Processes
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Business partnerships, project management/lifecycles, methodologies. Processes, organizational structures. Technology management, resource estimating, cost, quality, metrics, architecture concepts. Best practices. Project. prereq: 45 cr
INET 4153 - Policy and Regulation: Effects on Global IT Infrastructure
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Progress/change in telecommunications networks as function of policies/regulations. Local/global telecommunications policy, technology convergence, emerging digital complex. prereq: 45 sem cr, experience with Windows/Internet
INET 4165 - Information Security: Technology, Ethics, Legality, and Standards
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Real-world IT security issues/processes in information security profession. Research security incidents. How to develop incident response plans, implement countermeasures and create standards-compliant policies. Detection, risk assessment, technology, secure design, business continuity, forensics, law. prereq: CSCI 4061 or equiv experience with operating systems
IS 4151 - Innovation for Leaders and Organizations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
History of innovation process, importance to individuals/organizations. Strategies to foster innovation. Responsibilities in innovation skill-building/leadership. prereq: 45 cr
IS 5001 - Introduction to Innovation Studies
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: %
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Key concepts/models from sociology, futures study, and business. Innovative, team leadership stratgies. Definition/application of just-in-time concept. Life-long self-improvement skills.
IS 5002 - Final Project for Innovation Studies
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Either an internship in an organization or a hands-on study project on a contemporary issue or problem. Students apply expertise/ideas to a real-world situation. prereq: Completion of IS requirements, dept consent
JOUR 3005 - Mass Media Effects (SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Mass media as tools to change beliefs, attitudes, behavior. How/when media has such effects, whether media effects will change as function of trends in media development. Social science perspective of media effects.
JOUR 3251 - Evaluative Research in Strategic Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Applied quantitative research methods in advertising/public relations campaign development, management, and evaluation. Focus on scientific primary research methods. prereq: [3004W or 3004V], [3201 or 3202], Jour major or approved BIS/IDIM/ICP major
JOUR 3551 - Economics of New Media (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Economic issues related to traditional/new media companies. Emerging communications technologies.
JOUR 3552 - Internet and Global Society (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Structure/processes of Internet/global society in comparative context. Internet, via World Wide Web, as ideal site to explore how/why societies come to see world/issues.
JOUR 3741 - Diversity and Mass Communication (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Past/present depictions of people of color in movies, literature, radio/TV against anthropological, psychological, sociological knowledge/experience. Personal/political effects of media depictions.
JOUR 3745 - Mass Media and Popular Culture (AH, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01279
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Mass media's role in formation of popular culture/cultural discourse. Prevalent media metaphors, caricatures, stereotypes. Social/commercial pressures influencing media representation.
JOUR 3771 - Mass Media Ethics: Moral Reasoning and Case Studies (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Overview of ethical dilemmas faced by journalists, advertisers, public relations/communications specialists. Case studies, ethical principles/theories, professional codes of ethics.
JOUR 3796 - Mass Media and Politics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Analysis of mass media in politics. Television/electoral campaigns. News coverage vs newsmaking. Free press in democracy.
JOUR 4259 - Strategic Communication Case Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Strategic communication cases related to campaigns/issues in business, government, education, or community. prereq: [3004W or 3004V], [3201 or Jour 3202], any one additional 32xx skills course, [jour major or approved BIS/IDIM/ICP program]
JOUR 4272 - Interactive Advertising
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Interactive advertising models. Issues related to creating, measuring, pricing, targeting interactive ads. Interactive ads in global, legal, ethical contexts. prereq: Jour major or mass comm minor or approved BIS/IDIM/ICP program
JOUR 4302 - Electronic Photojournalism
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Practice of photojournalism in contemporary digital environment. Visual storytelling, digital processing, professional/ethical issues. prereq: [3004W or 3004V], 3102, [jour major or approved BIS/IDIM/ICP program]
JOUR 4551 - New Media and Culture (AH, TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
History, theories, social impact of digital/interactive media on culture. How new media, including Internet, mobile devices, websites, applications, social media, may change ways people communicate/distribute/process information.
JOUR 4721 - Mass Media and U.S. Society (SOCS, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01503 - Jour 4721/Jour 4721H
Typically offered: Every Spring
Economic, political, social determinants of character/content of mass communications in America. Effect, structure, functioning of mass media. Problems, prospects, criticism. Professionalism, technology, reform.
JOUR 4801 - Global Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Structures, processes, consequences of global mass communication. Problems in free flow of information. Roles of international organizations. Mass communication in social, political, economic development. Implications for conflict resolution.
JWST 3520 - History of the Holocaust
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00352
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study of 1933-1945 extermination of six million Jews and others by Nazi Germany on basis of race. European anti-Semitism. Implications of social Darwinism and race theory. Perpetrators, victims, onlookers, resistance. Theological responses of Jews and Christians.
JWST 3521W - History of the Holocaust (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hist 3727W/JwSt 3521W/RelS 352
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study of the 1933-1945 extermination of six million Jews and others by Nazi Germany on the basis of race. European anti-Semitism, implications of social Darwinism and race theory, perpetrators, victims, onlookers, resistance, and theological responses of Jews and Christians.
JWST 3522 - History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
The events leading to the re-establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 and subsequent conflicts and negotiations up to present. Zionism and Arab resistance, Great Powers' involvement, War of Independence/First Palestine War, subsequent conflicts and their aftermath.
LAS 3441 - Chicana/o History to 1900
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chic/Hist/LAS 3441
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
The history of the Mexican people from the 16th through 19th centuries. Historical theories of colonialism, expansion, economy, assimilation, migration and settlement; race, class and gender, political, social and cultural interaction, and conflict.
LS 5100 - Liberal Studies Seminar
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 24.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Interdisciplinary topics. prereq: dept consent
MGMT 3010 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamentals of entrepreneurship. Career paths, including new business start-ups, franchising, acquisitions (including family business succession), corporate venturing, and entre-preneurial services. Legal structures for new business formation. Aspects of business law/ethics.
MGMT 3040 - Understanding the International Environment of Firms: International Business
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theories, frameworks, tools, and facts for understanding the environment of firms in international competition. Main world-level economic flows (trade, investment, finance). How country-/industry-level economic, political, and sociocultural factors influence behavior/functions of firms in international competition. prereq: 1001 or 1001H or 3001
MGMT 4000 - Issues in Nonprofit Management
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01671
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Capstone course. Students choose project with nonprofit organizations in local community. Readings/discussions tie managerial theory to experiences. Issues that involve intersection of for-profit/not-for-profit economies. Primarily undergraduate class. Opportunities for selected grad students. prereq: Sr nonprofit major or instr consent
MGMT 4002 - Managerial Psychology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Behavioral principles, methods, and skills that underlie and compose dimensions of managerial competence and contribute to managers' effectiveness in preventing and solving problems within and between individuals and groups; development of human resource skills management needs based partially on experiential exercises.
MGMT 4004W - Business Policy: Strategy Formulation and Implementation (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01692 - Mgmt 3004/Mgmt 4004W
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Integrative perspective on overall direction of the enterprise involving both choice of products and markets and selection of organization structures and management styles; case analysis involving the identification of key issues, evaluation of options, and making recommendations under conditions of uncertainty and incomplete information. prereq: 3040, 90 cr, completion of business core courses
MGMT 4008 - Entrepreneurial Management
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Management of a new venture after founding. Internal/external challenges of managing a startup organization. Working with resource constraints and understanding how business models may change over time. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in [3010 or IBUS 3010]
MGMT 4080W - Applied Technology Entrepreneurship (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01591 - Mgmt 4170/Mgmt 4177/Mgmt 5177
Typically offered: Every Spring
Team projects based on commercializable technologies or innovations. Teams present their ideas to investors and industry professionals. Students are encouraged to submit their business plans to Minnesota Cup.
MGMT 4171W - Entrepreneurship in Action I (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Two-semester course. In fall, students identify a business oportunity, develop concept, determine resources required, and launch the business. In spring, students implement business plan, manage business, and determine exit strategy. prereq: 3010, [4008 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4008], completed coursework in business core, CSOM upper division, approved application
MGMT 4172 - Entrepreneurship in Action II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Second of two-semester sequence. In fall, students identify business opportunity, develop concept, determine resources required, and launch business. In spring, students implement busienss plan, manage business, and determine exit strategy. prereq: 4171
MIL 3301 - Adaptive Tactical Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Challenges cadets to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with challenging scenarios related to squad tactical operations. Cadets receive systematic and specific feedback on their leadership attributes and actions. Based on such feedback, as well as their own self-evaluations, cadets continue to develop their leadership and critical thinking abilities. prereq: Two yrs of ROTC or equiv established by U.S. Army, must see Army ROTC dept officials, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in lab
MIL 3302 - Applied Team Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Uses increasingly intense situations applying team leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations at the small unit level. Cadets review aspects of full spectrum operations, conduct military briefings, and develop proficiency in the operation orders process. prereq: Two yrs of ROTC or equiv established by U.S. Army, must see Army ROTC dept officials, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in lab.
MIL 3303 - MS III One Credit Lead Lab
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Army ROTC leadership and personal development lab. prereq: Completion of basic courses, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3301
MIL 3304 - MS III One Credit Lead Lab
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Army ROTC leadership and personal development lab. prereq: Completion of basic courses, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3302
MIL 3401 - Developing Adaptive Leaders
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cadets learn duties and responsibilities of an Army staff officer and apply the military decision making process, Army writing style, and the Army�s principles of training and training management cycle during weekly training meetings to plan, execute, and assess battalion training events. Cadets learn about the special trust proposed by the U.S. Constitution to Army officers--a trust above and beyond other professions. prereq: Completed all other military courses or Army equiv, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in lab
MIL 3402 - Leadership in a Complex World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Explores dynamics of leading in complex situations of current military operations in the contemporary operation environment (COE). Cadets examine differences in customs and courtesies, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism and aspects of interacting with non-government organizations, civilians on the battlefield, and host nation support. prereq: Completion of all other military courses or Army equiv, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in lab
MIL 3403 - MS IV One Credit Lead Lab
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Army ROTC leadership and personal development lab. prereq: Completion of basic courses, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3401
MIL 3404 - MS IV One Credit Lead Lab
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Army ROTC leadership and personal development lab. prereq: Completion of basic courses, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3402
MKTG 3001 - Principles of Marketing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to terms, concepts, and skills for analyzing marketing problems. Factors outside the organization affecting its product, pricing, promotion, and distribution decisions. Cases from actual organizations. prereq: ECON 1101
MKTG 4050 - Integrated Marketing Communications
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Managing/integrating communication aspects of marketing. Advertising, sales promotion, public relations. Setting objectives, selecting media. Measuring effectiveness. Sales promotion techniques. Issues in global IMC. prereq: 3001, 3010, 3040
MKTG 4080W - Marketing Strategy (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Determining product markets where organizations should compete based on ability to create/maintain competitive advantage. External environment of business. Constructing/evaluating global marketing strategies. Largely case-based. prereq: 3001, 3010, 3040, 12 cr in marketing, sr
MOT 4001 - Leadership, Professionalism and Business Basics for Engineers
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Elements of business, environment in which technology/business operate. Classes of 15 to 20 students.
NAV 4401W - Leadership and Management I (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Advanced study of organizational behavior/management. Major behavioral theories examined in detail. Practical applications. Exercises, case studies, seminar discussions.
NAV 4402W - Leadership and Ethics (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Junior officer role. Responsibilities faced as leader, manager, professional officer of Naval Services. Develops specific competencies in areas of leadership, management, professional administration, development. Emphasizes Naval Service ethics, core values. prereq: NAV 4401W
NSCI 3102W - Introduction to Neurobiology II: Perception and Behavior (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00471 - NSci/Phsl 3102W
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Organization of neural systems/subsystems underlying sensory/motor aspects of behavior. Writing intensive. prereq: 3101, grade of at least B+ in 3101 recommended
NSCI 4167 - Neuroscience in the Community
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A service learning experience in which a student is paired with a middle school science teacher who has completed the BrainU program in neuroscience. Student observes and assists in implementing previously developed neuroscience educational activities and designs and implements a new classroom activity to teach concepts of neuroscience to middle school learners. prereq: instr consent
NURS 3806 - Nurse as Professional
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic nursing concepts, role development, competencies, therapeutic use of self, and communication skills for person-centered care and professional teamwork; beginning development of own nursing philosophy; career exploration. prereq: Admitted to nursing BSN program
NURS 4104 - Ethical Sensitivity and Reasoning in Health Care
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Developing sensitivity to range/complexity of ethical issues/dilemmas in health care. Ethical principles/theories. Key ethical concepts in addressing morally troubling issues in health care settings. prereq: Nursing undergrad student
NURS 4106 - Nurse as Collaborator
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Examination of evidence-based teamwork systems and processes to improve communication and collaboration among health care professionals. prereq: Enrolled in nursing program
NURS 4305 - Practicum: Community-based Care of Families Across Life Span
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examine an evidence-based teamwork system to improve communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. prereq: 3703, 3705, 3801, [3802 or 3802H], enrolled Nurs student
NURS 4324 - Transcultural Nursing and Global Health (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Influence of culture on nursing care delivery/role of nurse in providing culturally appropriate care for increasingly diverse populations. Global health issues and factors affecting the health status of populations. prereq: Nursing student or instr consent
NURS 4402 - Taking Ethical Action in Health Care (CIV)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Ethical dimensions/role obligations of health care professionals related to selected social issues with health consequences. prereq: Senior undergrad nursing student, [4104 or instr consent]
NURS 4706 - Transition to Practice
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Professional and legal issues necessary to the transition into nursing practice; strategies for lifelong learning and nursing career trajectories in preparation for entry into practice in a complex health care system. prereq: Sr in BSN program
NURS 4707 - Nursing Leadership: Professional Practice in Complex Systems
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Leadership skills for safe effective practice as a new graduate nurse; issues affecting nursing practice; leadership attributes, e.g., creating effective teams, confident interaction with others, resolving conflict, managing resources, leadership for assuring patient safety and quality care. prereq: Sr enrolled in BSN program
PA 1401 - Public Affairs: Community Organizing Skills for Public Action (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Public affairs work, roles of citizens in democratic way of life. Community organizing skills, their importance for public affairs. Negotiations among diverse audiences, understanding different interests, mapping power relationships. Relevant public affairs and governance theory.
PA 3990 - General Topics in Public Policy
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
General topics in public policy.
PA 3991 - Independent Study
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Independent study. prereq: instr consent
PA 4101 - Nonprofit Management and Governance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Managing/governing nonprofit/public organizations. Theories, concepts, real-world examples. Governance systems, strategic management practices, effect of different funding environments, management of multiple constituencies.
PA 4190 - Topics in Public and Nonprofit Leadership and Management
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Topics in public/nonprofit leadership/management.
PA 5001 - Intellectual Foundations of Public Action
Credits: 1.5 [max 1.5]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Evolution of intellectual approaches that underlie public planning, management, and policy analysis in a democratic society. How decision making is shaped by knowledge/values. Role of rationality. Conceptual, descriptive/normative, and structure/process approaches.
PA 5490 - Topics in Social Policy
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Selected topics. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
PA 5920 - Skills Workshop
Credits: 0.5 -4.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Topics on public policy or planning skills. Topics specified in Class Schedule. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
PA 5941 - Leadership for the Common Good
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Personal, team, organizational, visionary, political, ethical aspects of leadership. Building/experiencing learning community. prereq: Major in development practice or public affairs or public affairs leadership certificate or minor in integrative leadership or instr consent
PHIL 1003W - Introduction to Ethics (CIV, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00814 - Phil 1003W/V/1103
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Are values/principles relative to our culture? Is pleasure valuable? Are there any absolute rules? These questions and others are addressed through critical study of moral theories.
PHIL 1006W - Philosophy and Cultural Diversity (AH, DSJ, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Phil 1002W/V/1006W/1026W/1102
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Central problems/methods of philosophy through culturally diverse texts. Focus is critical/comparative, reflecting range of U.S. philosophical traditions.
PHIL 3234 - Knowledge and Society
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Critical discussion of concepts such as knowledge, objectivity, justification, rationality, evidence, authority, expertise, and trust in relation to the norms and privileges of gender, race, class, and other social categories.
PHIL 3302W - Moral Problems of Contemporary Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Phil 3302W/3322W/3402
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How do we determine what is right and wrong? How should we live our lives? What do we owe others? Moral/ethical thought applied to problems and public disputes (e.g., capital punishment, abortion, affirmative action, animal rights, same-sex marriage, environmental protection).
PHIL 3307 - Social Justice and Community Service (AH, CIV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Exploration of concepts of justice, charity, equality, freedom, community service in connection with current social issues. Perspectives from philosophy, history, literature, and student involvement in the community. Community service for at least three hours per week.
PHIL 4325 - Education and Social Change (AH, CIV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00761 - Phil 4325/5323
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Connections between education, social change. Theories of democratic/popular education, their application through in-depth practicum in community education setting.
PHIL 4326 - Lives Worth Living: Questions of Self, Vocation, and Community (CIV, AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 8.0]
Course Equivalencies: Phil 4326/5326
Typically offered: Every Summer
Immersion experience. Students live together as a residential community of learners. Works of philosophy, history, and literature form backdrop for exploring such questions as How is identity constructed? What is vocation? What experiences of community are desirable in a life? Each student creates a life-hypothesis for a life worth living. prereq: instr consent
POL 1234 - Citizen U: Building Tomorrow's Citizens Today
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Questions of public engagement and higher education. Focuses on U as public space for citizen action/discussion. Hisotry of U, its ongoing initiatives in public engagement. Core concepts of public achievement. Model of public engagement practiced at U.
POL 3235W - Democracy and Citizenship (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Democracy based on individual rights. Pluralism. Civic republicanism. Community activism. Dilemmas of democratic government/citizenship in race, class, gender-stratified society. prereq: Suggested prerequisite 1201
POL 3306 - Presidential Leadership and American Democracy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Pol 4306/5306
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
President's political/constitutional powers. American expectations. American politics.
POL 3739 - Politics of Race, Class, and Ethnicity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How race/ethnicity/class interact in political process. Political conflict through comparative analysis of United States, South Africa, Brazil.
POL 3766 - Political Psychology of Mass Behavior (SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
How political behavior of citizens and political elites is shaped by psychological factors, including personality, attitudes, values, emotions, and cognitive sophistication. Political activism/apathy, leadership charisma, mass media, group identifications, political culture.
POL 3767 - Political Psychology of Elite Behavior (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
Intersections of politics, personality, and social psychology. Focuses on political leaders and elites. Usefulness of psychological theories for conducting political analysis. Role of individual, of group processes, of political/social cognition, and of context in political decision-making.
POL 3835 - International Relations (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to theoretical study of international relations. How theoretical perspective shapes one's understandings of structure/practices of global politics.
POL 3873V - Global Citizenship and International Ethics (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01340
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Fall Even, Spring Odd Year
Case studies of ethics in intervention, war, weapons, foreign aid, environmental practices, and human rights are used to examine global ethical responsibilities of individual citizens and public officials. Effectiveness of transnational social movements in influencing policy at domestic/international levels.
POL 4331 - Thinking Strategically in Domestic Politics
Credits: 3.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
A survey of applications of rational-choice and game theories to important features of domestic politics in the United States and elsewhere.
POL 4463 - The Cuban Revolution Through the Words of Cuban Revolutionaries (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cuban Revolution. Leadership/strategy. Perspectives of Cubans/leaders. prereq: 1025 or 1054 or equiv
POL 4487 - The Struggle for Democratization and Citizenship
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Origins of democratic process. Emphasizes how disenfranchised fought to become included. History of democratic movement from its earliest moments to present. Attempts to draw a balance sheet.
POL 3489W - Citizens, Consumers, and Corporations (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
How ordinary people can act collectively to hold corporations accountable for effects their activities have on communities/nations. Mobilizing as citizens through mass protests, lobbying politicians, and pursuing claims through court system. Mobilizing as consumers through purchasing decisions.
POL 4771 - Racial Attitudes and Intergroup Conflict
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Basic approaches, findings, and controversies in research on racial attitudes and intergroup relations, from perspective of political psychology. Approaches developed by researchers in political science, social psychology, and sociology. Contemporary issues/debates, historical development of research/theory.
POL 4773W - Advocacy Organizations, Social Movements, and the Politics of Identity (DSJ, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Advocacy organizations/social movements as agents of democratic representation/political change in American politics/policy-making. Organizations/movements that represent racial/ethnic minorities, women, religious conservatives, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, low-income people.
POL 4885W - International Conflict and Security (GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Pol 4885/5885
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
An examination of alternative theories of the sources of militarized international conflict. Apply these theories to one or more past conflicts and discuss their relevance to the present.
POL 4887 - Thinking Strategically in International Politics (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02215 - Pol 4887/Pol 5887
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
Survey of applications of game theory to international politics; conflict and cooperation, global environmental commons, deterrence and reputation.
PSTL 1461 - Multicultural Perspectives in Public Speaking (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00670 - Comm 1101H, PSTL 1461, GC 1461
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How to confidently communicate thoughts/ideas in a public forum. Students present speeches on socially significant topics in multicultural contexts. Focuses on ethics, citizenship, voice, and language.
PSTL 4216 - Solving Complex Problems: Community-based Approaches
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examine pressing social issue from multidisciplinary perspectives. Develop/implement action plans. Focuses on different community-based challenge each semester.
PSY 3061 - Introduction to Biological Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3061/5061
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Neurophysiology/neuroanatomy, neural mechanisms of motivation, emotion, sleep-wakefulness cycle, learning/memory in animals/humans. Neural basis of abnormal behavior, drug abuse. prereq: 1001 or BIOL 1009 or NSci 1100
PSY 3201 - Introduction to Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Overview of theories/research in social psychology. Attitudes/persuasion, social judgment, the self, social influence, aggression, prejudice, helping, and applications. prereq: 1001 or instr consent
PSY 3633 - Happiness: Integrating Research Across Psychological Sciences
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Nature of human happiness/fulfillment. Insights from cognitive, personality, and social psychology, and from biology and economics. Integrative approach to feelings that make life worth living. prereq: 3001W or 3001V or instr consent
PSY 3711 - Psychology in the Workplace
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Application of psychological theory/research to recruitment, personnel selection, training/development, job design, work group design, work motivation, leadership, performance assessment, job satisfaction measurement. prereq: 1001, [2801/3801 or equiv] or SCO 2550 or instr consent
PSY 3960 - Undergraduate Seminar in Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -5.0 [max 45.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Undergraduate seminars in subjects of current interest in psychology. prereq: 1001
PUBH 3050 - Practicum in Peer Education I
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Multiple factors that influence health. Through various health promotion strategies, students build upon or gain skills such as public speaking, needs assessments, program planning, interpersonal communication, and program evaluation. prereq: Selected to serve as a hlth advocate, instr consent
PUBH 3052 - Practicum in Peer Education II
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Multiple factors that influence health. Through health promotion strategies, students gain/build skills such as public speaking, needs assessments, program planning, interpersonal communication, and program evaluation. prereq: Undergrad student, demonstrated hlth sci or hlth ed interest, selected to serve as a hlth advocate, instr consent
PUBH 3093 - Directed Study: Public Health
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Directed study in selected public health problems or current issues. prereq: instr consent
REC 2151 - Outdoor and Camp Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Practical/theoretical study of leading/educating diverse groups in outdoor settings. Outdoor leadership skills, styles/methods, how these translate to general leadership methods in other settings/careers. How leadership styles impacts learning processes.
RELS 3111 - Too Jewish? The Complex Construction of the Jewish American Psyche in Literature, Art, and Film
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01794
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Questions about image/location of Jews in American arts and pop culture. Examples from literature, music, film.
RELS 3373 - Religion and Society in Imperial China
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01477
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, and popular religion; their relation to society. Role of gender. Conceptualizing relations with the divine. Ritual and its goals. Position of monks/Daoist priests. Readings.
RELS 3623 - Religion and the American Culture Wars (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01685
Typically offered: Every Fall
Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, Thomas Paine, George Washington, and John Adams on religion, faith, and religion in politics. Deism. Enlightenment-era discussions about rational religion. Rise of evangelicalism. Separation of church/state, framers' original intent for first amendment. Religious Right.
RELS 3715 - History of the Crusades
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01629
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Crusading spirit in Europe. Results of classic medieval crusades ca 1095-1285. States established by crusaders in Near East. Internal European crusades. Chronological prolongation of crusading phenomenon.
RELS 3801 - Philosophy of Religion
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01682
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Conceptual problems that arise from attempts to provide rational justification for religious belief.
RELS 4049 - Religion and Culture
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01595
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Religious beliefs and world views cross-culturally. Theories of origins, functions, and forms (e.g. myth, ritual, symbolism) of religion. prereq: 1005 or ANTH 1003 or instr consent
SMGT 3501 - Sport in a Diverse Society (SOCS, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Relationship between sport and contemporary social institutions. Groups/individuals who have historically been marginalized or excluded from sport participation. Race, sex, social class, sexual orientation, physical (dis)abilities.
SMGT 3601 - Ethics and Values in Sport
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Violence, demonstrative behavior, sportsmanship. Ethical issues in playing of sport and in management/governance of sport industry. prereq: SMGT major
SOC 3201 - Inequality: Introduction to Stratification
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Causes, dimensions, and consequences of inequality in America. Class, gender, race. Power/status differentials. Cross-national patterns. Social mobility. Educational/occupational influences. Status attainment. Social stratification/change. Social welfare. Public policies. prereq: 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 3211W - American Race Relations (DSJ, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Conceptual/theoretical tools sociologists use to study race relations in the United States. Historical experiences among racial/ethnic groups. American Indians, African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, and white ethnics. prereq: Soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 3301W - Politics and Society (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Ideas of citizenship. Relationship between politics and society. Public sphere, civil society. Research practicum volunteering at policy-relevant site using participant observation methods. prereq: 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 3411W - Organizations and Society (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Formal organizations as major social influences in work lives, personality development, social change, and conflict. Life-course analysis of enterprises, bureaucracies, and voluntary organizations. Organizational control, conflict, coordination, and inter-organizational sets/relationships. prereq: 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 3451W - Cities & Social Change (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02113
Typically offered: Every Fall
Social, economic, cultural foundations of modern city. Theories/models of urbanism from Wirth to Sassen. Migration/ethnic enclaves. Racial segregation, social control. Urban social movements. Urban-suburban divide. Decline of urban liberalism. "Brazilianization" of American city. prereq: 1001 recommended, Soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 4090 - Topics in Sociology
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Topics specified in Class Schedule. prereq: Soph or above or instr consent; 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F; cr will not be granted if cr has been received for the same topics title
SOC 4305 - Environment & Society: An Enduring Conflict (ENV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01846 - GloS 4305/Soc 4305
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Examines how natural/built environments influence human behavior/social organization. Focuses on microenvironments/their influence on individuals. Impact of macroenvironments on societal organization. Environmental movements. prereq: 1001 or environmental course recommended, [soc majors/minors must register A-F]
SOC 4309 - Religion in American Public Life: Culture, Politics, & Communities (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01524 - RelS 4309/Soc 4309/Soc 4309H
Typically offered: Every Spring
How diversity/vitality of American religion shape public life. How religious groups engage in political action, foster understandings of democracy/styles of civic participation. Volunteering/service activities. Race, poverty, the family, sexuality. prereq: Soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 4461 - Sociology of Ethnic and Racial Conflict (DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Effects of ethnic migration and of social movements. Construction of ethnic/national identities. Questions of citizenship. Rise of transnational movements, how they help shape racial/ethnic conflicts. prereq: 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F
SOC 4703 - Contemporary American Culture (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Key changes in cultural life in the United States and internationally. Theories that have been developed to understand them. Topics may include work, family, social movements, media and popular culture, and politics. prereq: 1001 or instr consent; soc majors/minors must register A-F
SPAN 3401 - Latino Immigration and Community Service (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Service-learning course. U.S. power structures associated with emigration from Latin America. Rapid demographic change. Global economic system/emigration. Human rights. Federal immigration reform. Language issues. Inclusive political, economic, educational systems. Dialogue with Latino immigrants, community visits, civic engagement. prereq: 3015/3015H
SW 3501 - Theories and Practices of Social Change Organizing
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts, theories, and practices of social change organizing. U.S. power relations. How people organize. Cross-class, multi-racial, and multi-issue organizing. Students do service learning in social justice organization. prereq: 2501W
SW 3703 - Gender Violence in Global Perspective
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theories/research on violence in intimate domestic relationships examined through multiple lenses. Overview of interventions in Minnesota, United States, and other societies.
SW 3810 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Topics specified in Class Schedule.
URBS 3001W - Introduction to Urban Studies: The Complexity of Metropolitan Life (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Interdisciplinary course, ranging across spatial, historical, economic, political, and design perspectives, among many others.
URBS 3301W - American Cities As Settings for Cultural Diversity (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Explores cultural diversity in American cities, considering patterns of and reasons for racial and class segregation and interaction. Its foci are the problems, conflicts, and successes of cultural diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective.
URBS 3500 - Urban Studies Workshop
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Links academic learning to actual urban problems/issues. Focuses on specific topic using local community as laboratory. Field work, contact with local institutions/agencies. prereq: instr consent
OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the principles of supervision in education, business, industry, government, and service organizations.
OLPD 3801 - Foundations of Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to contemporary career/technical education. Purposes/goals, governance structure, historical perspectives, industry-education relationship, current education practices. Possible future trends and their implications. Development of a personal philosophy of career/technical education.
OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01792
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Diversity in the workplace. Issues of recruiting and selection, management, and performance.
WRIT 3152W - Writing on Issues of Science and Technology (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Read books/articles, discuss, and write about major issues in science/technology. Possible topics: DNA and human genome. Animal/human interaction. Global warming; Alternative energies; Animal/human cloning and stem-cell research. Vaccines from Smallpox to AIDS. Why civilizations collapse.
WRIT 3244W - Critical Literacies: How Words Change the World (AH, DSJ, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Language as creating rather than simply describing "reality." Reading and writing as arenas of active human struggle over social group power. Techniques for analyzing, interpreting, and participating in the conversation of critical literacies. prereq: Soph or jr or sr
WRIT 3361 - Literature of Social Movements in the United States: 1950 to Present (LITR, CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Literature (fictional, nonfictional) of social movements in United States in last half of 20th century. Artistic truth in relation to historical truth. Roles/obligations of citizens to protest/change social structures. prereq: Soph or jr or sr or instr consent
WRIT 3371W - Technology, Self, and Society (TS, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Cultural history of American technology. Social values that technology represents in shifts from handicraft to mass production/consumption, in modern transportation, communication, bioengineering. Ethical issues in power, work, identity, our relation to nature.
WRIT 3577W - Rhetoric, Technology, and the Internet (TS, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
How persuasive communication is tailored to the Internet; how Internet technologies enable/limit persuasion; how to adapt rhetorical theory to 21st century digital writing; ethical issues, including free speech, copyright, fair use, privacy; rhetorics of social networks. prereq: Soph or jr or sr or instr consent
WRIT 3671 - Visual Rhetoric and Document Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Rhetorical principles applied to visual displays of information/data in print/online documents. Analyze/create examples of visual communication/design for selected documents combined with various writing strategies. prereq: Jr or sr
WRIT 3751W - Seminar: Theory and Practice of Writing Consultancy (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
How writers learn to write, how writing is taught in the academy, and how rhetorical conventions vary across disciplines. prereq: Currently working in a University writing center, instr consent
WRIT 4501 - Usability and Human Factors in Technical Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Principles/concepts of human factors/usability testing. Developing objectives, criteria, and measures. Conducting tests in lab, field, and virtual environments. Using software programs to analyze qualitative/quantitative data. prereq: [Sconcurrent registration is required (or allowed) in TC major, [jr or sr or grad student]] or instr consent
WRIT 4562 - International Professional Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Communicating with multicultural audience/working as member of international team. Exposure with peers/instructors from various parts of world. prereq: 3562W or equiv
WRIT 4573W - Writing Proposals and Grant Management (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Research funding sources. Interpreting RFP or program announcement. Letters of intent. Grant preparation, following guidelines of RFP or program announcement. Proposals for nonprofits or research/business. prereq: [[3562W or 3029W or equiv], [[jr or sr] STC major or grad student]] or instr consent
WRIT 4662W - Writing With Digital Technologies (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
WRIT 4662W is an advanced level Writing Studies course that explores various digital writing technologies and provides multiple opportunities to assess writing situations and make appropriate decisions about digital form and production. Students will learn the basic building blocks of writing in Internet environments (text, sound, images, video) as well as the vocabularies, functionalities, and organizing structures of Web 2.0 environments, how these impact understanding and use of information, and how to produce these environments (i.e., multimedia internet documents) for interactivity and use. This course includes design projects and practice with apps, markup language, content management systems, video, and social media. prereq: Jr or sr or grad student or instr consent
YOST 3101 - Youthwork: Orientations and Approaches
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Historical/contemporary approaches to youthwork, diverse settings in which it is done, importance of worker's life experience in crafting ethical, effective practice. At least 15 hours of field experience. prereq: One gen psy course, one gen soc course
YOST 3235 - Community Building, Civic Engagement, and Civic Youthwork
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01127 - YoSt 3235/YoSt 5235
Typically offered: Every Spring
Reciprocities between youth development and community development brought about by young people's civic engagement. Individual, social, and political change by/for young people and their community. prereq: [2001, One basic course in Pol, one basic course in Soc] or instr consent
YOST 4316 - Media and Youth: Learning, Teaching, and Doing
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01786
Typically offered: Every Spring
How to use various media sources with young people to enhance their development and civic engagement. prereq: 1001 or 2101 or instr consent
YOST 4325 - Improving Everyday Youthwork: Practical Program Evaluation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01342
Typically offered: Every Fall
Purpose, methods, and uses of program evaluation. How young people can develop/enhance programs and secure funding. Evaluation as political/moral imperative. prereq: [[1001 or 2101], 3234] or instr consent