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ONLINE COURSES - Fall 2013

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Instructors are encouraged to provide additional course information, or links to department websites or Sakai sites with more course information. Send information and links to brutherford@mail.uri.edu.

AFRICAN & AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES


Intro Afro-American Culture (3 Units)

AAF  202 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5729

Introduction to Afro-American Culture. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Earline R. Ferguson  DrRae.URImail.gmail.com


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

AAF  399 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4018
Also listed as: PSY 399

Intro to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor:  Paul A. Anderer  pandererpsyd@hotmail.com


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

AAF  399 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5817
Also listed as: PSY 399

Intro to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor:  Jay T. King  jay_king@mail.uri.edu


AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

AFS  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6616
Also listed as: BCH 190

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. The biological and environmental sciences have been rapidly transformed by the introduction of DNA-based technologies that allow for the precise manipulation and examination of the genetic material of plants, animals and microbes. The applications of these technologies encompass the rapidly growing fields within biotechnology. The tools of biotechnology are currently being applied across the biological sciences to address problems in agricultural crop improvement, marine sciences and aquaculture, medicine, pharmacy, forensics, and public health. The introduction of this field has been extremely rapid and has created a tremendous educational need to keep pace. New career opportunities are now being made that did not exist previously. This course provides an introduction to Biotechnology and its impact on the environmental and life sciences, medicine, and agriculture. First, the basic questions concerning "What is Life?" and "How does it work?" are examined. To address these questions, the fundamental mechanics of biological life, DNA, gene expression and cloning are presented in basic layperson's terms as a basis for the current applications of modern biotechnology. Next, the current basic techniques used for gene cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR and gene transfer are examined. These technologies provide the basis for biotechnological advances in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and forensic applications. Applications of recombinant DNA and genetic engineering are explored in these areas that are dramatically affecting our society and future. Lastly, the implications of biotechnology to world economy, politics, careers, ecology social concerns and ethics are also discussed.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu


BIOCHEMISTRY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

BCH  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6612
Also listed as: AFS 190

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. The biological and environmental sciences have been rapidly transformed by the introduction of DNA-based technologies that allow for the precise manipulation and examination of the genetic material of plants, animals and microbes. The applications of these technologies encompass the rapidly growing fields within biotechnology. The tools of biotechnology are currently being applied across the biological sciences to address problems in agricultural crop improvement, marine sciences and aquaculture, medicine, pharmacy, forensics, and public health. The introduction of this field has been extremely rapid and has created a tremendous educational need to keep pace. New career opportunities are now being made that did not exist previously. This course provides an introduction to Biotechnology and its impact on the environmental and life sciences, medicine, and agriculture. First, the basic questions concerning "What is Life?" and "How does it work?" are examined. To address these questions, the fundamental mechanics of biological life, DNA, gene expression and cloning are presented in basic layperson's terms as a basis for the current applications of modern biotechnology. Next, the current basic techniques used for gene cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR and gene transfer are examined. These technologies provide the basis for biotechnological advances in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and forensic applications. Applications of recombinant DNA and genetic engineering are explored in these areas that are dramatically affecting our society and future. Lastly, the implications of biotechnology to world economy, politics, careers, ecology social concerns and ethics are also discussed.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu


 


COMMUNICATION STUDIES


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 3071

Interpersonal Communication. Examines basic theory and skills, including impact of perception, self-concept, listening, nonverbal messages, and language on interpersonal communication, including conflict, relationship development, friendship, family and romantic relationships. Only C
Instructor:  Vincent R. Petronio  petronio@uri.edu


Small Group Communication (3 Units)

COM  251 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7821

Small Group Communication. The study of communicative functions in the small group setting. Includes group dynamics, leadership, problem solving, and decision-making. Emphasis on theory and application. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Crystal Fonseca  cfons@mail.uri.edu


Gender and Communication (3 Units)

COM  322 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7818

Gender and Communication. Survey of theories and research on gender and communication. Examines interface of gender and human interaction in interpersonal, group (Including family), educational, organizational, mass media, and social movement contexts.
Instructor:  Kathleen Torrens  kmtorrens@uri.edu


Family Communication (3 Units)

COM  326 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7822

Family Communication. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Rachel L. Cicioccio  dicioccio@mail.uri.edu


Intercultural Communication (3 Units)

COM  361 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7825

Intercultural Communication. Study of cultural similarities and differences as they affect communication within and across cultural boundaries. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Joanne R. Mundorf  jmundorf@gmail.com


Advanced Topics on Comm Stds (3 Units)

COM  410 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7826

Advanced Topics in Communication Studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Norbert Mundorf  nmumdorf@gmail.com


Rhetoric of Sports in Film (3 Units)

COM  414 -- Section 02900 -- Course # 7819

The Rhetoric of Sports in Film. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Stephen C. Wood  docwood@uri.edu


The Ethics of Persuasion (3 Units)

COM  415 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7848

The Ethics of Persuasion. Relation of persuasion to ethics is examined. Purposes, means, results, and contexts are considered in making rhetorical judgments of interpersonal, political, and institutional communication.
Instructor:  Adam D. Roth  adamroth@uri.edu


Mnging Cultural Diff in Organ (3 Units)

COM  461 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7857

Managing Cultural Differences in Organizations. Exploring how to manage cultural differences in organizations and to adapt to culturally diverse organizations by applying the skills of intercultural sensitivity and intercultural competence.
Instructor:  Guo-Ming Chen  gmchen@mail.uri.edu


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COMPUTER SCIENCE


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3330

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Victor Fay-Wolfe  wolfe@cs.uri.edu


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 1339

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Kelli Fay-Wolfe  kfaywolfe@mail.uri.edu


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 4747

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Katelyn Felix  katelyn_felix@mail.uri.edu


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 6255

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Jessica W. Barrett  jwbarrett@mail.uri.edu


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 5442

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Katelyn Felix  katelyn_felix@mail.uri.edu


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ECONOMICS 


Prin of Econ: Microeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  201 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4033

Principles of Economics: Microeconomics. Principles underlying resource allocation, production, and income distribution in a market economy. Topics include demand and supply, consumer behavior, firm behavior, market structure, and elementary welfare analysis. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Robert D. Van Horn  rvanhorn@mail.uri.edu


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  202 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 2927

Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. Principles underlying aggregate demand and aggregate supply in a market economy. Topics include national income determination, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international trade. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Arthur C. Mead  acmead@mail.uri.edu


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FRENCH   


19th Cent Lit in Translation (3 Units)

FRN  392 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4859

19th Century Literature in Translation. Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 19th-century authors. No knowledge of French is needed in this course. All readings, assignments and online discussions are conducted in English. This course counts toward the Literature, Cross-Cultural Competence, and Letters GenEd requirements.
Instructor:  Karen De Bruin  debruin@uri.edu


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GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES   


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 4439

Introduction to Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Sara E. Murphy  saramurphy@mail.uri.edu


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 4612

Introduction to Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Nancy A. Caronia  ncaronia@my.uri.edu


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 4726

Introduction to Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Janet M. Hagen  jhagen@mail.uri.edu


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0205 -- Course # 4899

Introduction to Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Jennifer Longa  jlonga@mail.uri.edu



Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0207 -- Course # 6439

Introduction to Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor: Nancy Caronia  ncaronia@my.uri.edu


Women's Prof. Dev. & Leader (3 Units)

GWS  301 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4262

Women's Professional Development & Leadership. Theory, data, and skill development for career building and leadership. Gender issues in organizational settings, developing professional skills and responses to challenges in the workplace, and strategies for positive change.
Instructor:  Natascha F. Saunders  natascha@mail.uri.edu


Women's Prof. Dev. & Leader (3 Units)

GWS  301 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 4755

Women's Professional Development & Leadership. Theory, data, and skill development for career building and leadership. Gender issues in organizational settings, developing professional skills and responses to challenges in the workplace, and strategies for positive change.
Instructor:  Aimee P. Lee  aphe7763@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 4744

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Selected areas of study pertinent to gender and women's studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Alison L. Rose  arose@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 4729

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Selected areas of study pertinent to gender and women's studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Alexia M. Kosmider  alexiakosmider@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 5568

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Selected areas of study pertinent to gender and women's studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Joline C. MacFarlan  jolinemacfarlan@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 5569

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Selected areas of study pertinent to gender and women's studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Alison L. Rose  arose@etal.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  351 -- Section 0205 -- Course # 7293

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Selected areas of study pertinent to gender and women's studies. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Alexia M. Kosmider  alexiakosmider@mail.uri.edu


Men and Masculinities (3 Units)

GWS  360 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4608

Men and Masculinities. Examines from a feminist perspective the values, beliefs, myths, realities, research, and writings about men and masculinities in contemporary United States life. Pre-requisite: WMS 150.
Instructor:  Keith R. Labelle  klabelle@uri.edu


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HEALTH SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION 


Health Services Admin (3 Units)

HSA  360 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5199

Health Services Administration. Introduction to key concepts and principles in health services administration through both didacting and experiential means. Pre-requisite: admission to BGS program as a health service administration major and a minimum of 60 credits.
Instructor:  William Springer  wspringer@uri.edu


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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES 


Consumer Protection (3 Units)

HDF  428 -- Section 0001 -- Course # 5492

Consumer Protection. Effectiveness of diverse approaches to consumer protection. Analysis of techniques such as information disclosure, standards for products and services, government and private agencies, redress channels, and legislation. Pre=requisite: HDF 205 or HDF 225 or permission of instructor.
Instructor: Jing-Jian Xiao  jxi4099u@mail.uri.edu


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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE   


Survey Landscape Architecture (3 Units)

LAR  201 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4598

Survey of Landscape Architecture. Introduction to landscape design theory and composition as an applied art form.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash  atash@uri.edu


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LETTERS   


Topics in Letters ( Units)

LET  151 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7001

Topics in Letters. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Lars Erickson  lars@uri.edu


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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES   


Intro-info Literacy (3 Units)

LIB  120 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3769

Introduction to Information Literacy. Description to come.
Instructor:  Joanna M. Burkhardt  jburkhardt@mail.uri.edu



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MASTER'S IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   


Organizational Behavior (3 Units)

MBA  502 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6674

Organizational Behavior. Examination of the theory, research, and practice of organizational behavior in work settings, focusing on individual differences, communications, group dynamics, motivation, and leadership in the workplace. Graduate credit for students matriculated in the MBA and MS in Accounting programs. For additional information, see the ONLINE VIDEO.
Instructor:  Roy R. Twaddle  twaddle@mail.uri.edu


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MATHEMATICS   


Elem Mathematical Codebreaking ( Units)

MTH  105 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6426

Elementary Mathematical Codebreaking. Use of technology to break codes, including those enciphered by substitution, polyalphabetic, polygraphic, and transposition ciphers. Mathematical topics include modular arithmetic, linear systems, probability. (Lec. 3) Only high school mathematics required.
Instructor:  Thomas Bella  tombella@uri.edu


Topics in Mathematics ( Units)

MTH  108 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 5029

Topics in Mathematics. Introduces the nonmathematics student to the spirit of mathematics and its applications. Presupposes no mathematical background beyond the University admission requirements. Pre-requisite: passing a placement test. Not open to Mathematics majors.
Instructor:  James Baglama  jbaglama@mail.uri.edu


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MICROBIOLOGY   


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

MIC  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6614
Also listed as: AFS 190

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. The biological and environmental sciences have been rapidly transformed by the introduction of DNA-based technologies that allow for the precise manipulation and examination of the genetic material of plants, animals and microbes. The applications of these technologies encompass the rapidly growing fields within biotechnology. The tools of biotechnology are currently being applied across the biological sciences to address problems in agricultural crop improvement, marine sciences and aquaculture, medicine, pharmacy, forensics, and public health. The introduction of this field has been extremely rapid and has created a tremendous educational need to keep pace. New career opportunities are now being made that did not exist previously. This course provides an introduction to Biotechnology and its impact on the environmental and life sciences, medicine, and agriculture. First, the basic questions concerning "What is Life?" and "How does it work?" are examined. To address these questions, the fundamental mechanics of biological life, DNA, gene expression and cloning are presented in basic layperson's terms as a basis for the current applications of modern biotechnology. Next, the current basic techniques used for gene cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR and gene transfer are examined. These technologies provide the basis for biotechnological advances in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and forensic applications. Applications of recombinant DNA and genetic engineering are explored in these areas that are dramatically affecting our society and future. Lastly, the implications of biotechnology to world economy, politics, careers, ecology social concerns and ethics are also discussed.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu



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NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCES   


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

NRS  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6613
Also listed as: AFS 190

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. The biological and environmental sciences have been rapidly transformed by the introduction of DNA-based technologies that allow for the precise manipulation and examination of the genetic material of plants, animals and microbes. The applications of these technologies encompass the rapidly growing fields within biotechnology. The tools of biotechnology are currently being applied across the biological sciences to address problems in agricultural crop improvement, marine sciences and aquaculture, medicine, pharmacy, forensics, and public health. The introduction of this field has been extremely rapid and has created a tremendous educational need to keep pace. New career opportunities are now being made that did not exist previously. This course provides an introduction to Biotechnology and its impact on the environmental and life sciences, medicine, and agriculture. First, the basic questions concerning "What is Life?" and "How does it work?" are examined. To address these questions, the fundamental mechanics of biological life, DNA, gene expression and cloning are presented in basic layperson's terms as a basis for the current applications of modern biotechnology. Next, the current basic techniques used for gene cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR and gene transfer are examined. These technologies provide the basis for biotechnological advances in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and forensic applications. Applications of recombinant DNA and genetic engineering are explored in these areas that are dramatically affecting our society and future. Lastly, the implications of biotechnology to world economy, politics, careers, ecology social concerns and ethics are also discussed.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu

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NONVIOLENCE AND PEACE STUDIES   


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

NVP  425 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7224
Also listed as: PSY 245

Peace Psychology. Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  zapinator@mail.uri.edu


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

NVP  425 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7225
Also listed as: PSY 245

Peace Psychology. Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  zapinator@mail.uri.edu


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NURSING


Human Sexuality (3 Units)

NUR  150 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3339

Human Sexuality. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the development, integration, and expression of human sexuality and a code of sexual behavior.
Instructor:  James A. Miller  drjames.miller@gmail.com


Human Sexuality (3 Units)

NUR  150 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 3699

Human Sexuality. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the development, integration, and expression of human sexuality and a code of sexual behavior.
Instructor:  James A. Miller  drjames.miller@gmail.com


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PHILOSOPHY   


Critical Thinking ( Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5559

Critical Thinking. Identification, formulation, and evaluation of both inductive and deductive patterns of reasoning. Consideration of topics such as probability, reasoning about causes, fallacies, foundations of argument, and the issues in logical theory.
Instructor:  William Krieger  krieger@mail.uri.edu


Critical Thinking ( Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6977

Critical Thinking. Identification, formulation, and evaluation of both inductive and deductive patterns of reasoning. Consideration of topics such as probability, reasoning about causes, fallacies, foundations of argument, and the issues in logical theory.
Instructor:  William Krieger  krieger@mail.uri.edu


Social Philosophy ( Units)

PHL  217 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6143

Social Philosophy. A systematic introduction to the philosophical problems of contemporary social relations: models of community, sources of alienation, property and ownership, the meaning of work and technology, human rights and freedom.
Instructor:  Zahra Meghani  meghaniz@mail.uri.edu


Social Philosophy ( Units)

PHL  217 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6144

Social Philosophy. A systematic introduction to the philosophical problems of contemporary social relations: models of community, sources of alienation, property and ownership, the meaning of work and technology, human rights and freedom.
Instructor:  Zahra Meghani  meghaniz@mail.uri.edu


Ethical Prob in Society & Med ( Units)

PHL  314 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7055

Ethical Problems in Society & Medicine. Ethical analysis of topics such as war, capital punishment, sexual morality, suicide, animal rights, honesty and deception, world hunger, discrimination, abortion. Pre-requisite: PHL101 or PHL103 or one 200-level PHL course, or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Zahra Meghani  meghaniz@mail.uri.edu


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PLANT SCIENCES AND ENTOMOLOGY   


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

PLS  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6615
Also listed as: AFS 190

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. The biological and environmental sciences have been rapidly transformed by the introduction of DNA-based technologies that allow for the precise manipulation and examination of the genetic material of plants, animals and microbes. The applications of these technologies encompass the rapidly growing fields within biotechnology. The tools of biotechnology are currently being applied across the biological sciences to address problems in agricultural crop improvement, marine sciences and aquaculture, medicine, pharmacy, forensics, and public health. The introduction of this field has been extremely rapid and has created a tremendous educational need to keep pace. New career opportunities are now being made that did not exist previously. This course provides an introduction to Biotechnology and its impact on the environmental and life sciences, medicine, and agriculture. First, the basic questions concerning "What is Life?" and "How does it work?" are examined. To address these questions, the fundamental mechanics of biological life, DNA, gene expression and cloning are presented in basic layperson's terms as a basis for the current applications of modern biotechnology. Next, the current basic techniques used for gene cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR and gene transfer are examined. These technologies provide the basis for biotechnological advances in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and forensic applications. Applications of recombinant DNA and genetic engineering are explored in these areas that are dramatically affecting our society and future. Lastly, the implications of biotechnology to world economy, politics, careers, ecology social concerns and ethics are also discussed.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu


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PSYCHOLOGY 


Toward Self-Understanding (3 Units)

PSY  103 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3068

Toward Self-Understanding. Individual and social problems of normal persons. Personality development, social behavior, and adjustment reactions with emphasis on increasing awareness of personal and interpersonal functioning.
Instructor:  Mary Zahm  mzahm@etal.uri.edu


History and Systems of Psych ( Units)

PSY  310 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5419

History and Systems of Psychology. Origins of psychological inquiry and theories of psychology. Transformations of theories and methods of inquiry through the history of our culture including contemporary systems and models of psychological functioning. Prerequisite: PSY 113.
Instructor:  David L. Miller  dlmiller@etal.uri.edu


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

PSY  399 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4017
Also listed as: AAF 399

Intro to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor:  Paul A. Anderer  pandererpsyd@hotmail.com


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

PSY  399 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5816
Also listed as: AAF 399

Intro to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor:  Jay T. King  jay_king@mail.uri.edu


Peace Psychology ( Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5225
Also listed as: NVP 425

Peace Psychology. Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  zapinator@mail.uri.edu


Peace Psychology ( Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5365
Also listed as: NVP 425

Peace Psychology. Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  zapinator@mail.uri.edu


App Behavior Analysis & Remed ( Units)

PSY  471 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6535

Applied Behavior Analysis & Remediation. Study and application of behavioral approaches used to analyze and remediate behavioral problems of children and adults in educational and human service settings and everyday life.
Instructor:  Cooper Woodard  cwoodard@mail.uri.edu


Applications of Psychology ( Units)

PSY  478 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4019

Applications of Psychology. Applications of psychological research and theory to contemporary problems, with an emphasis on scholarly bases. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Elizabeth  pameliz@hotmail.com


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URI101   


Traditions/BGS 100 (1 Units)

URI  101B -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6107

Tradition and Transformation. Traditions and Transformations in Lifelong Learning for BGS 100 Students.
Instructor: Jeff Johnson  jjohnson@uri.edu


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WRITING


Instructor:   

Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3058

Business Communications. Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication.
Pre-requisite: Open to business majors only. Students in UC_BU, BUS or UC_U
Instructor: Karen Ruhren  kcarlo@etal.uri.edu


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 3059

Business Communications. Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication.
Pre-requisite: Open to business majors only. Students in UC_BU, BUS or UC_UN
Instructor: Karen Ruhren  kcarlo@etal.uri.edu


Business Communications ( 3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 3060

Business Communications. Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication.
Pre-requisite: Open to business majors only. Students in UC_BU, BUS or UC_UN
Instructor: Bruce Johnson  bjohnson@mail.uri.edu


Writing In Electronic Environm (4 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5571

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; e-mail; Internet; text on screen, graphic- and audio-enhanced text; desktop publishing; study of document design and the history of writing as shaped by technologies.
Instructor: Katelyn Burton  katelynburton@gmail.com


Writing In Electronic Environm (4 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5572

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; e-mail; Internet; text on screen, graphic- and audio-enhanced text; desktop publishing; study of document design and the history of writing as shaped by technologies.
Instructor: Krysten Manke  krystenmanke@gmail.com


Writing Culture (3 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6834

Writing Culture. Experience with non-canonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor: Karen Paley  karen_paley@mail.uri.edu


Writing Culture (3 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6835

Writing Culture. Experience with non-canonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor: Karen Paley  karen_paley@mail.uri.edu


Public Writing (3 Units)

WRT  303 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5573

Public Writing. Writing in the public sphere. Emphasizes civic literacy, democratic discourse, and writing for social change. May include letters, public documents, electronic forums, activist publications, legislative texts.
Instructor:  Joannah Portman-Daley  joannahportman@mail.uri.edu


Public Writing (3 Units)

WRT  303 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6268

Public Writing. Writing in the public sphere. Emphasizes civic literacy, democratic discourse, and writing for social change. May include letters, public documents, electronic forums, activist publications, legislative texts.
Instructor:  Joannah Portman-Daley  joannahportman@mail.uri.edu


Travel Writing (3 Units)

WRT  305 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5680

Travel Writing. Writing about places both new and familiar. Emphasis on descriptive techniques, the use of facts, and different critical and cultural perspectives. May include place journals, book reviews, proposals, non-fiction essays.
Instructor: James Daley  jamesdaley@mail.uri.edu


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