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ASB 111 Critical Literacies

2 credits
This course focuses on effective reading in an increasingly complex society. Among the topics covered are context, purpose and function of texts, inference, bias, tone, point of view, opinion, fact, evidence and argumentation. Emphasis is given to evaluating Web-based information. There is a research component that culminates in a paper.
Prerequisite(s): ASB 110.

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ENB 110 English Composition and Literature

3 credits
ENB 110 is designed to develop skills in the writing of clear, accurate prose using various rhetorical modes. ENB 110 must be passed with a C– or better before ENB 111 may be taken. Some papers require the use of secondary sources.

5/22-6/539386MTWRF9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.H 2073Mayer

ENB 111 English Composition and Literature

3 credits
ENB 111 emphasizes writing critical analyses of readings in various literary genres.  Some papers require the use of secondary sources.
Prerequisite:  C- or better in ENB 110.

6/06-6/2337735MTWR9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.H 1323Mayer

ENB 212 Creative Writing: Genre Studies

3 credits
A workshop approach to writing short fiction, drama, and poetry. Limited to 15 students.
Prerequisite(s): ENB 110.

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ENB 221 English Literature

3 credits
Study of selected works in English literature of the Romantic, Victorian, and Modern periods.  Designed as an introduction to literature of the late 18th to 20th centuries and as a commentary on the human condition and the emergence of the modern era.  Prerequisite:  ENB 111.

6/06-6/2337748MTWR1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.H 1323Mayer

ENB 224 Advanced Composition

3 credits
This course explores creative strategies for effective essay writing in rhetorical modes. The essential difference between Advanced Composition and ENB 110-ENB 111 lies in the expectation for greater proficiency, maturity, and sophistication in writing.
Prerequisite(s): ENB 111.

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ARB 110 Introduction to the Fine Arts

3 credits
Painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts are examined and analyzed according to basic artistic principles and the society from which they emanate, including Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete, Greece, Rome, Early Christian, and the Middle Ages.
Laboratory fee.

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HSB 115 History of Western Civilization I

3 credits
This course is a survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic developments of the West from the ancient period through the end of the Middle Ages.

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HSB 125 History of Western Civilization II

3 credits
This course is a survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic developments of the West from the Renaissance to the present.

5/22-6/536893MTWRF9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.H 1303Koch

HSB 165 Global History II

3 credits
A historical survey of globalization from the early 1800s to the present, focusing on different aspects of global exchange, including commerce, warfare, disease, and culture.

5/22-6/538138MTWRF1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.H 1323Firkatian

Math and Science

MAB 110 Mathematical Foundations I

3 credits
Development of the real number system, operations with polynomials and rational expressions, solutions of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; radicals and exponents. A graphing calculator is required.

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MAB 111 Mathematical Foundations II

3 credits
Topics for this core requirement include graphing in the coordinate plane, functions (exponential, logarithmic, and polynomial), systems of equations, and inequalities. A graphing calculator is required.
Prerequisite(s): C– or higher in MAB 110 or its equivalent, or appropriate placement test score.

5/22-7/335821MW9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.H 1343Schreiber

SCB 110 Introduction to Human Nutrition

3 credits
An introductory course that explores the role of nutrition science in health promotion and disease prevention. Topics include an overview of digestion; metabolism of protein, carbohydrate, fat, and alcohol; the biological role of vitamins, minerals, water, fiber, and phytochemicals; problems associated with nutrient deficiencies and toxicities; energy balance and weight control; and how to assess individual dietary intake and nutritional status.

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Social Sciences

PSB 110 General Psychology I

3 credits
This course focuses on the basic concepts and methods of psychology. Topics are selected from history, methodology, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, motivation, and emotion.

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PSB 111 General Psychology II

3 credits
This course focuses on the applications of psychology. Topics are selected from lifespan development, gender and sexuality, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress and health, social psychology, and psychology applied to the workplace.
Prerequisite(s): PSB 110.

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SYB 110 Introductory Sociology

3 credits
Sociology is the scientific study of patterns of social behavior, experience, and events for their societal causes and consequences. The course is designed to familiarize students with the basic concepts, theories and methodologies used by sociologists. Students receive an overview of some of sociology’s major contributions to our understanding of long-standing and contemporary social issues- cultural changes and conflicts, crime and deviance, inequalities of class, race, gender and sexuality, etc. Emphasis is placed on the usefulness of critical sociological thinking to fostering personal empowerment and social change.

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SYB 220 Social Inequalities of Gender and Sexuality

3 credits
This course examines a variety of ways in which gender and sexuality are sources of social inequality. The course explores how various cultures differ in the meanings they give to gender and sexuality, as well as how societies are structured around these meanings. The course provides an in-depth investigation of inequalities of gender and sexuality in major social institutions-schools, families, politics, and the economy-in the United States.
Prerequisite(s): SYB 110.

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SYB 230 Sociological Perspectives on the Connecticut River

3 credits
This course will explore the relationships between human social interaction and the environments surrounding the Connecticut River Watershed. It will focus on archeological, anthropological, sociopolitical, economic and ecological perspectives. The goal is to provide students with a contextual understanding of the interactions between components of society and a specific ecosystem. (note: this course includes an overnight travel component and has a $000 travel fee)

*Cost includes $000 travel fee.

**Contact Professor Griswold at 860-768-4081 or email him at if you have any questions.

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