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ONLINE COURSES - Spring 2013

Departments and Programs

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.

Each department title also has a link to that department's home page.


AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES


Intro to Afro-American Culture (3 Units)

AAF  202 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7213

Intro to Afro-American Culture.
Instructor:  Earline R. Ferguson  DrRae.URImail@gmail.com
 


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

AAF  399 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3770
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  drjtking@aol.com
 


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

AAF  399 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6214
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
 



AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

AFS  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6464
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.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu
 



BIOCHEMISTRY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

BCH  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6460
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.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu
 



COMMUNICATION STUDIES


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3550

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 Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Vincent R. Petronio  petronio@uri.edu
 


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 3692

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 Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Vincent R. Petronio  petronio@uri.edu
 


Small Group Communication (3 Units)

COM  251 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 2712

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
 


Family Communication (3 Units)

COM  326 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6775

Family Communication. Examines family communication from a symbolic interaction and systems theory perspective. Focuses on primary family functions, including cohesion, and on case studies. Pre-requisite: COM 202 and COM 221 and junior standing in a degree-granting college, or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Rachel L. Cicioccio  dicioccio@mail.uri.edu
 


Intercultural Communication (3 Units)

COM  361 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3012

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
 


Communication Theory (3 Units)

COM  382 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4157

Communication Theory. A critical survey of social science-based communication theories; an examination of the nature, processes, and functions of communication theory in a variety of contexts.
Instructor:  Abran J. Salazar  abran_salazar@uri.edu
 


Rhetorical Theory (3 Units)

COM  383 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4135

Rhetorical Theory. Surveys and analyzes rhetorical communication theories and theorists from classical to contemporary times and focuses on rhetoric’s relationship with philosophy, knowledge, reason, science, technology, and culture. Pre-requisite: 202 and 221 or 210 recommended.
Instructor:  Kevin R. McClure  kmcclure@uri.edu
 


Rhetoric of Sports in Film (3 Units)

COM  414 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6776

The Rhetoric of Sports in Film. Studies the rhetoric of sports in film. Students identify and analyze rhetorical messages embedded in films that deal with sports as reflections of the filmmaker’s vision by applying film and rhetorical theory. Pre-requisite: COM 381 and COM 383 and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.
Instructor:  Stephen C. Wood  docwood@mail.uri.edu
 


The Ethics of Persuasion (3 Units)

COM  415 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6777

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@mail.uri.edu
 


Telcomm Proc & Aud Behavior (3 Units)

COM  440 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3775

Telecommunications Processes & Audience Behavior. Surveys theories and research concerning role of electronic mass media in contemporary society. Focuses on interplay between mass media content and audience behavior; provides framework for analyzing current telecommunications issues.
Instructor:  Norbert Mundorf  nmundorf@gmail.com
 


Communication & Global Society (3 Units)

COM  462 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6778

Communication & Global Society. Exploring various aspects of the relationship between communication and globalization, including a new sense of community, cultural diversity, cultural identity, global media, and global citizenship. Pre-requisite: six credits in communication and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Guo-Ming Chen  gmchen@mail.uri.edu
 



COMMUNITY PLANNING


Intro Urban Geo: Undstnd Cities (3 Units)

CPL  202 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5553
Also listed as: GEG 202

Introduction to Urban Geography: Understanding Cities. Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash  fatash@mail.uri.edu
 

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COMPUTER SCIENCE


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 2512

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Victor Fay-Wolfe  wolfe@cs.uri.edu
 


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 2511

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Jessica W. Barrett  jbarrett@cs.uri.edu
 


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 4376

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Kelli A. Fay-Wolfe  kfaywolfe@cs.uri.edu
 


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 4636

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Katelyn M. Felix  kfelix@cs.uri.edu
 


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 5258

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Kelli A. Fay-Wolfe  kfaywolfe@cs.uri.edu
 


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 0205 -- Course # 5680

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. Please note: this class is NOT taught using Sakai. Please contact instructor for instruction to log in.
Instructor:  Katelyn M. Felix  kfelix@cs.uri.edu
 


Fundamentals of Program Lang (4 Units)

CSC  301 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 2515

Fundamentals of Programming Languages. Organization of programming languages, data and control structures, syntax and semantics, compilers and interpreters. Block structured languages, recursion, parameter passing, run-time storage management. Procedural, functional, object-oriented, and logical languages. Pre-requisite: CSC 212.
Instructor:  Timothy Henry  thenry@cs.uri.edu
 



ECONOMICS


Prin of Econ: Microeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  201 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6176

Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. 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 Van Horn  rvanhorn@mail.uri.edu
 


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  202 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 3537

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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FILM STUDIES


Intro Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5154

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor:  Mary M. Healey-Jamiel  maryhealey@mail.uri.edu
 


Intro Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 5752

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor:  Ashish Chadha  ashishw@mail.uri.edu
 


Intro Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 6672

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor:  Marina Shron  marina_shron@mail.uri.edu
 


Top-Film Media Critical Study (4 Units)

FLM  352 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6675

Topics in Film Media Critical Studies. Critical examination of historical, theoretical and aesthetic topics in world cinema. Pre-requisite: sophomore standing or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Ashish Chadha  ashishw@mail.uri.edu
 

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FRENCH


20th Cent Lit in Translation (3 Units)

FRN  393 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5315

Twentieth Century Literature in Translation. Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 20th-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 (including for English majors), a 300+ graduation elective, and it counts as a Diversity [D] course. If you have problems enrolling through ecampus, contact apdemarseille@gmail.com for a permission number. Not for major credit in French.
Instructor:  Karen De Bruin  debruin@mail.uri.edu
 

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GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES


Intro. to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 3536

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@my.uri.edu
 


Intro. to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 3949

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  caronia8461@gmail.com
 


Intro. to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 4144

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 Hagen  jhagen@mail.uri.edu
 


Intro. to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0205 -- Course # 4265

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:  Ulli K. Ryder  uryder@mail.uri.edu
 


Intro. to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 0206 -- Course # 4456

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 A. Longa  jlonga@mail.uri.edu
 


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

GWS  301 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4145

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  NataschaSaunders@gmail.com
 


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

GWS  301 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 4460

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: Women and Health (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 2535

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Women and Health. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Joline MacFarlan  jolinemacfarlan@mail.uri.edu
 


Special Topics in Women Stdy I: Women and Mental Health (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0204 -- Course # 7339

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Women and Mental Health. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Nicole Matros  jolinemacfarlan@mail.uri.edu
 


Special Topics in Women Stdy I: Women and Aging (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 0205 -- Course # 7025

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I: Women and Aging. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Earline R. Ferguson  DrRae.URImail@gmail.com
 


Special Topics in Women Std II (3 Units)

GWS  351 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7026

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies II. Selected areas of study pertinent to women’s studies. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes.
Instructor:  Jeanette E. Riley  jen_riley@my.uri.edu
 


Special Topics in Women Std II: Women in Judaism (3 Units)

GWS  351 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 4459

Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies II: Women in Judaism. Selected areas of study pertinent to women’s studies. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes.
Instructor:  Alison L. Rose  arose@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.
Instructor:  Keith Labelle  klabelle@mail.uri.edu
 



GEOGRAPHY


Intro Urban Geo: Undstnd Cities (3 Units)

GEG  202 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5554
Also listed as: CPL 202

Introduction to Urban Geography: Understanding Cities. Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash  fatash@mail.uri.edu
 

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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES


Personal Finance Appl (3 Units)

HDF  424 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4137

Personal Finance Applications. Application of principles of family financial planning and decision making. Emphasis on mathematical and analytical evaluation and analysis including the use of computer software.
Instructor:  Jing-Jian Xiao  jxi4099u@mail.uri.edu


Consumer Protection (3 Units)

HDF  428 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7224

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 # 4134

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

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LETTERS


Topics in Letters ( Units)

LET  151 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5511

Topics in Letters. Description to come.
Instructor:  Lars O. Erickson  lars@uri.edu
 

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LIBRARY


Intro-Info Literacy (3 Units)

LIB  120 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4606

Introduction to Information Literacy. In-depth exploration and practice of information literacy skills designed to support college-level research and lifelong learning.  For more information: http://www.uri.edu/library/lib120/gensyll.htm
Instructor:  Joanna M. Burkhardt  jburkhardt@mail.uri.edu
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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES


Collection Management (3 Units)

LSC  503 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5309

Collection Management. This course provides an introduction to the processes, principles, practices and problems in the administration, management, and supervision of libraries and information centers.
Instructor:  Cynthia Lunghofer  book_n@yahoo.com
 


Reference & Info Services (3 Units)

LSC  504 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7151

Reference & Information Services. Practical experience in the use of basic electronic and print information sources with readings and discussion on the philosophy and administrative aspects of reference work.
Instructor:  Amanda K. Izenstark  amanda@mail.uri.edu
 


Government Publications (3 Units)

LSC  543 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7319

Government Publications. Survey of the publishing activities and publications of national, state, and local governments with emphasis on the publications of the United States government. Pre-requisite: LSC 504 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Daniel P. O'Mahony  dpo@brown.edu
 

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MATHEMATICS


Elem Mathematical Codebreaking (3 Units)

MTH  105 -- Section 200 -- Course # 6267

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. Only high school mathematics required.
Instructor:  Thomas J. Bella Jr.  tombella@math.uri.edu
 


Topics in Mathematics (3 Units)

MTH  108 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5165

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:  Prasanth George  pgeorge@mail.uri.edu
 


Topics in Mathematics (3 Units)

MTH  108 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 7370

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:  Glenn E. Faubert  gbert@mail.uri.edu
 


Applied Calculus I (3 Units)

MTH  131 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7241

Applied Calculus I. MTH 131 is a calculus course primarily intended for students in life or social sciences, such as biology, pharmacy, geology, or economics. Much emphasis will be placed on the practical interpretation of calculus in numerical, graphical, and algebraic terms. The main topics of the course are functions, differentiation, integration and applications.
Instructor:  Li Wu  liwu@math.uri.edu
 

 

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MICROBIOLOGY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

MIC  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6461
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.
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 # 6462
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.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu
 

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NURSING


Human Sexuality (3 Units)

NUR  150 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3241

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 # 4454

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 (3 Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 7215

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 H. Krieger  krieger@uri.edu
 


Critical Thinking (3 Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7272

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 H. Krieger  krieger@uri.edu
 


Introduction to Philosophy (3 Units)

PHL  103 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7216

Introduction to Philosophy. Pursues such basic questions as: What is a person? What is knowledge? Are we free? What is moral right and wrong? Does God exist? What is the meaning of death? Not open to students with 9 or more credits in philosophy.
Instructor:  Bethany G. Vaccaro  bvaccaro@mail.uri.edu
 


Introduction to Philosophy (3 Units)

PHL  103 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 7318

Introduction to Philosophy. Pursues such basic questions as: What is a person? What is knowledge? Are we free? What is moral right and wrong? Does God exist? What is the meaning of death? Not open to students with 9 or more credits in philosophy.
Instructor:  Bethany G. Vaccaro  bvaccaro@mail.uri.edu
 


Ethical Prob in Society & Med (3 Units)

PHL  314 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 7217

Ethical Problems in Society and Medicine. Ethical analysis of topics such as war, capital punishment, sexual morality, suicide, animal rights, honesty and deception, world hunger, discrimination, abortion. Pre-requisite: PHL 101 or PHL 103 or one 200-level PHL course or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Zahra I. Meghani  meghaniz@mail.uri.edu
 


Ethical Prob in Society & Med (3 Units)

PHL  314 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 7317

Ethical Problems in Society and Medicine. Ethical analysis of topics such as war, capital punishment, sexual morality, suicide, animal rights, honesty and deception, world hunger, discrimination, abortion. Pre-requisite: PHL 101 or PHL 103 or one 200-level PHL course or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Zahra I. Meghani  meghaniz@mail.uri.edu
 


PLANT SCIENCES AND ENTOMOLOGY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

PLS  190 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6463
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.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch  akausch@etal.uri.edu
 

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PSYCHOLOGY


Towards Self-Understanding (3 Units)

PSY  103 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 1394

Towards 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 A. Zahm  mzahm@etal.uri.edu
 


Quantitative Methods in Psychology (4 Units)

PSY  200 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6787

Quantitative Methods in Psychology. Basic concepts and techniques of quantification in psychology. Emphasis on application of certain descriptive and inferential statistical tools in the analysis of psychological measurement of behavior. Practical applications using computer programs may be undertaken and/or other lab exercises. Pre-requisite: PSY 113, at least one college-level mathematics course, and sophomore standing.
Instructor:  W. Grant Willis  wgwillis@uri.edu
 


Health Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  255 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4147

Health Psychology. Investigates the relationship between behavior and health; emphasizes the theory and science of health behavior change; explores specific behaviors and behavior change strategies from an individual and public health perspective.
Instructor:  Milena Anatchkova  manatchkova@yahoo.com
 


History and Systems of Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  310 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4605

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:  Kathryn K.Quina  kquina@uri.edu
 


Learning (3 Units)

PSY  361 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 4161

Learning. Learning process in humans and non-humans, focusing on principles and methods. This course features operant-learning and behavior modification principles and examples from real life.
Instructor:  Daniel H. Kretchman  kretchman@mail.uri.edu
 


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

PSY  399 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 2991
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
 


Intro to Multicultural Psych (3 Units)

PSY  399 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6213
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
 


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5129

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. Pre-requisite: prior coursework in Psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  pzappar@aol.com
 


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5188

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. Pre-requisite: prior coursework in Psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Zappardino  pzappar@aol.com
 


App Behavior Analysis & Remed (3 Units)

PSY  471 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6291

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 R. Woodard  cwoodard@grodencenter.org
 


Applications of Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  478 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6868

Applications of Psychology: Gender, Culture and Sexuality. This course is designed as a 15 week online course to introduce you to the study of sexuality, gender, and culture. Each of these areas of study is multifaceted and can best be examined from varying perspectives. The course will address a range of topics, from basic anatomy to ways in which sexuality is conceptualized. Within these varying conceptualizations, we will challenge common dichotomies such as male and female; heterosexual and homosexual and examine how gender and culture impact the way we sexually define ourselves, our sexual behaviors, sexual responses, and values.
Instructor:  Pamela H. Elilzabeth  pelizabeth@mail.uri.edu
 


Psychology of Women (3 Units)

PSY  480 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 1200

Psychology of Women. Discussion of psychological research and theories on the psychology of girls and women from a multicultural perspective. Topics include personality theories, gender similarities and differences, biological aspects of sex and gender, cultural images of women, sexuality, relationships, motherhood, work and achievement, physical and mental health.
Instructor:  Mailee Kue  maileekue@uri.edu
 

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URI101


Traditions/BIS 100 St (1.00 Units)

URI  101B -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6663

Traditions/BIS 100 St. Traditions and Transformations in Lifelong Learning for BIS 100 Students.
Instructor:  Kenneth A. Jolicoeur  ken@etal.uri.edu
 

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WRITING


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 1772

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. (Lec. 3/Online) Open to business majors with sophomore or higher standing. Open to a limited number of writing majors with sophomore or higher standing.
Instructor:  Timothy R. Amidon  timothy_amidon@mail.uri.edu
 


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 1773

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. (Lec. 3/Online) Open to business majors with sophomore or higher standing. Open to a limited number of writing majors with sophomore or higher standing.
Instructor:  Karen A.Haskell  khaskell@uri.edu
 


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0202 -- Course # 1774

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. (Lec. 3/Online) Open to business majors with sophomore or higher standing. Open to a limited number of writing majors with sophomore or higher standing.
Instructor:  Karen C. Ruhren  kcarlo@etal.uri.edu
 


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 0203 -- Course # 6429

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. (Lec. 3/Online) Open to business majors with sophomore or higher standing. Open to a limited number of writing majors with sophomore or higher standing.
Instructor:  Karen C. Ruhren  kcarlo@etal.uri.edu
 


Writing In Electronic Environm (4 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5777

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; email; 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:  James R. Daley  jamesdaley@mail.uri.edu
 


Writing In Electronic Environm (4 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5778

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; email; 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:  Staff  email to come
 


Writing Culture (4 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 3374

Writing Culture. Experience with noncanonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor:  Marcy Renee Isabella  marcyrenee@mail.uri.edu
 


Writing Culture (4 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 6679

Writing Culture. Experience with noncanonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor:  Genoa L. Shepley  genoa_shepley@mail.uri.edu
 


Public Writing (4 Units)

WRT  303 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5509

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  jportmandaley@gmail.com
 


Travel Writing (4 Units)

WRT  305 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 5779

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:  Heather L. Johnson  heatherj2000@yahoo.com
 


Travel Writing (4 Units)

WRT  305 -- Section 0201 -- Course # 5780

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:  Kim H. Owens  okhensley@gmail.com
 


Writing Health and Disability (3 Units)

WRT  306 -- Section 0200 -- Course # 6132

Writing Health and Disability. Explores the ways we experience, label, and politicize health and disability in our culture. Writing may include narratives, cultural critiques, persuasive essays, and policy proposals.
Instructor:  Karen L. Paley  karen_paley@mail.uri.edu