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CGCE Winter 2018 Course Offerings

Tentative Class Schedule for Winter 2018

Class Dates: January 2 - January 16, 2018

Registration begins: November 6, 2017

Course information will be added as it becomes available

MOD=Mod Hall, WILSN=Wilson, BATES=-Bates, PAR=Parenzo, ELY=Ely, HMC=Horace Mann Center, WRWRD=Woodward Building

Courses marked with "PR" in the "Prereq" column have prerequisites that must be met before you may enroll.
Hover mouse pointer over Pre-req, Core and course numbers to see pre-reqs, core requirments fulfilled by the course
and course descriptions.

Last updated on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 04:03 PM

Art
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
ART 0100-550(10014)MATERIALSANDSAFEGUARDS IN ART(1.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEJ. Wainright
ART 0103-550(10017)DRAWING 1(3.0 )01/02-01/16Mon-Fri,9:00-1:00PMDOWER-267F. Lund
ART 0104-550(10015)DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS(3.0 )AAPP01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEJ. Wainright
ART 0108-550(10016)COMPUTER GRAPHICS I(3.0 )AAPP01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEB. Keim
ART 0214-550(10018)DRAWING II(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16Mon-Fri,9:00-1:00PMDOWER-267F. Lund
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Biology
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
BIOL 0102-550(10038)
BIOL 0102 Environmental Biology (4)
An introduction to general ecological principles, and an examination of human interactions with, and effects upon, the environment.
ST:GLS ENVIRONMENTAL BIOL(4.0 )LSCI01/03-01/16T. Parshall
BIOL 0102 - Students must register through International Ofc
BIOL 0104-550(10031)
BIOL 0104 Human Biology (4)
Human Biology introduces the structure and function of the human body. Students will study the major systems of the human body, including reproduction, digestion and nutrition, circulation, respiration, nervous and hormonal control and locomotion through examination of and non-invasive experimentation with their own bodies, computer simulations, reading and attending lecture/discussions.
HUMAN BIOLOGY(4.0 )LSCI01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEK. McKeown
BIOL 0104- Course has additional $10.00 lab fee.
BIOL 0106-550(10030)
BIOL 0106 Biology Today (4)
An introduction to the study of cells, cellular reproduction, inheritance and the gene, molecular genetics, and the development of organisms. Concentrates on human genetics and development. Investigates the role of biotechnology in genetics and development.
BIOLOGY TODAY(4.0 )LSCI01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINED. Christensen
BIOL 0106- Course has additional $10.00 lab fee.
BIOL 0279-550(10039)
BIOL 0279 Topics in Environmental Studies (1-4)
A field-oriented investigation of one or more ecological communities not found in Massachusetts. The identification, ecology, and/or conservation issues associated with the ecological community will be emphasized and the course will include lectures and/or readings in addition to an extended field trip within the community. Limitations may apply if student has received BIOL credit for a course at the same location. All students in a given term will register for the same number of credits, but the number of credits may change from term to term.
ST:GLS ENVIRON SCI(COSTA RICA)(3.0 )01/03-01/16T. Parshall
BIOL 0279 - Students must register through International Ofc
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Business Management/Economics
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
MGMT 0107-550(10019)
MGMT 0107 Software Applications in Management (3)
Examines software designed for management including spreadsheets, data-base packages, and mainframe communications. Provides practical experience and systems theory necessary for managerial decision-making. Fundamentals of computer literacy and logical thinking, as they relate to management, are emphasized.
SOFTWARE APP IN MGMT(3.0 )12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINEG. Merlo
MGMT 0107- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
MGMT 0220-550(10024)
MGMT 0220 Production/Operations Management (3)
A state of the art strategic systems approach to the operations functions of manufacturing and service organizations. The course covers designing, acquiring, operating, and maintaining facilities and processes; managing the supply chain; controlling and maintaining inventories; and staffing and scheduling human resources needed to provide goods and services.
PROD-OPERATIONS MGMT(3.0 )PR12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINED. Bakuli
MGMT 0220- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
MGMT 0221-550(10020)
MGMT 0221 Business Management: A Survey of Organizational Development and Management Principles (3)
Provides a general probe into the role of management in business, exploring concepts of management used in business, various issues of Business Management structures and the organization of management. Topics to be studied include: an examination of a systems approach to management, human behavior, personality conflict in organizations and techniques of creative management. The course shall touch upon several leadership development strategies, models of executive action in business policy or control, and provide a broad comprehensive overview of current issues concerning women, minorities and social responsibility in the field of Business Management.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT(3.0 )PR12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINEB. Knipes
MGMT 0221- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
MGMT 0301-550(10021)
MGMT 0301 Labor Relations (3)
Examines the legal relationship between employer and employee. Uses text reading and case analysis to cover labor legislation, union organizations and practices, unfair labor practices, employment discrimination, and affirmative action programs.
LABOR RELATIONS(3.0 )PR12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINER. Bourke
MGMT 0301- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
MGMT 0308-550(10022)
MGMT 0308 Organizational Development and Behavior (3)
Examines the foundations for understanding individual and group behavior and relates these points to the problems faced by managers in organizations. Emphasis is on topics of study relevant to developing managerial effectiveness in interrelationships with other organizational members. Course attempts to develop an understanding of the relationship between individual and organization and to identify management skills that can contribute to effective performance.
ORG DEV AND BEHAVIOR(3.0 )PR12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINEA. Furnelli
MGMT 0308- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
MGMT 0314-550(10023)
MGMT 0314 Human Resource Management (3)
Covers the process of manpower planning and utilization in organizations. Personnel forecasting, employment, training and development, placement, motivation, wage and salary administration, employee benefits, and performance evaluation are covered. Special emphasis is given to problems arising between manager and subordinates, the professional in human services, minority groups, the hard-to-employ worker, and the impact of public policy.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT(3.0 )PR12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Waskiewicz
MGMT 0314- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
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Communication
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
COMM 0101-550(10001)
COMM 0101 Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
Provides students with a comprehensive survey and critical analysis of mass communication. This is accomplished through the study of the history and structure of mass media industries and an examination of social, economic, political, cultural, and global factors that create the context in which media operate.
INTRO TO MASS COMMUNICATION(3.0 )SOCU01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINES. Boniface
COMM 0108-550(10002)
COMM 0108 Introduction to Film (3)
Examines the aesthetic elements of film including cinematography, editing, sound, script, acting, direction, and mise en scene. The study of film also may include contexts such as cultural roles, genre, political issues, economics, and history.
INTRODUCTION TO FILM(3.0 )AAPP01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEM. Ferrari
COMM 0202-550(10003)
COMM 0202 Introduction to Photography (3)
Examines techniques and applications of photography. Areas of study include camera operation, film selection, lenses, filters, lighting, composition, and digital monochrome and color image processing and manipulation (currently Adobe Photoshop). The history of the medium and its communicative properties also are discussed.
INTRO. TO PHOTOGRAPHY(3.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Conant
COMM 0204-550(10004)
COMM 0204 Writing for the Media (3)
Explores a variety of writing modes used in mass communication. Emphasis is on developing and refining the student’s writing skills. Students will be introduced to writing techniques used in newspapers, radio, television, magazines, advertising and public relations. This course is a prerequisite for all other COMM writing courses.
WRITING FOR THE MEDIA(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEK. LaMay-Miller
COMM 0222-550(10005)
COMM 0222 Intercultural Communication (3)
Provides knowledge and understanding of the interrelationships among culture, language, and communication. Students will develop skills to overcome intercultural communication barriers such as ethnocentrism, misinterpretation of verbal and nonverbal signals, problems of stereotypes/perceptions and assumptions of similarities. The course will help students become culturally competent communicators in intercultural situations.
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION(3.0 )GDIV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEK. Mientka
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Criminal Justice
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
CRJU 0341-550(10026)ST:EVIDENCE BASED CRIME POLICY(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEB. Cho
Graduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
CRJU 0626-550(10049)
CRJU 626 Massachusetts Criminal Procedure (3)
An examination of the Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure and Article 12 and Article 14 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights relating to the suppression of evidence under Massachusetts law. The course will focus on the origin and purpose of the exclusionary rule; the law of arrest, search and seizure; stop and frisk; probable cause; the admissibility of statements and identifications; and the scope of the exclusionary rule under Massachusetts law. The course will emphasize the differences between the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and the more restrictive requirements of Article Twelve and Article Fourteen of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights.
MASSACHUSETTS CRIM. PROCEDURE(3.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEA. Perry
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Education
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
EDUC 0398-550(10040)
EDUC 0398 Special Topics in Education (3)
An in-depth study of a limited or specialized area within the education field. Course content will vary according to the area of specialization of the instructor and the interest of the students. May be repeated if course content differs.
ST:GLS CIV MGT/(PUERTO RICO)(3.0 )01/03-01/16F. Ortiz
EDUC 0398 - Students must register through International Ofc
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English
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
ENGL 0392-550(10027)
ENGL 0392 Business and Technical Writing (3)
How to write more powerfully, persuasively, and successfully in business. Students will learn the strategies of writing clear and effective memos, letters, and reports, and easy techniques for using tables and graphs. By the end of the course the student will have a portfolio of writing samples to demonstrate writing skills.
BUS AND TECH WRITING(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEG. Neikirk
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Geography-Regional Planning
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
GARP 0102-550(10028)
GARP 0102 Physical Geography (4)
Physical Geography is the study of the spatial variations of the physical phenomena on the surface of the Earth. It focuses on the geo-systems of the Earth, including the four major “spheres”: Atmosphere (weather, climatology); Lithosphere (landforms); Hydrosphere (water resources); and Biosphere (flora, fauna). The human-environmental interaction is emphasized. Laboratory and field experiments will explore the various spheres of the Earth and include map interpretation, remote sensing analysis, atmospheric studies, geomorphology investigation, and other human-environment interactions.
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY W/LAB(4.0 )LSCI01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINER. Bristow
GARP 0210-550(10029)
GARP 0210 Cultural Geography (3)
An examination of the world’s major geographic realms, focusing on characteristics such as language, religion, population growth, and national development which give identity to these realms and often spawn conflict between realms.
CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY(3.0 )GDIV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINES. Fitzgerald
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History
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
HIST 0131-550(10036)
HIST 0131 United States History and Government to 1865 (3)
This course traces the history of the United States from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War, surveying the political, economic, social and cultural aspects. Topics include: Native Americans, Colonial Period, American Revolution, United States New Nation, North versus South, American Slavery, Westward Expansion, and the Civil War. The course focuses on major events, presidential administrations, United States Constitution, structure of state and federal government. Not open to students who have taken HIST 0130.
U.S. HISTORY TO 1865(3.0 )HSGV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEC. Cleaton-Ruiz
HIST 0290-550(10037)
HIST 0290 Problems in World History (3)
These courses are designed to focus the attention of the student on a specific problem within the scope of historical study the fields of Africa, Asia, or Latin America. The problems will be of contemporary interest; and they will include intensive research, readings, class discussions, and the production of a scholarly paper. The field and problem(s) will be designated prior to the semester in which the course is offered. This course may be taken 3 times for credit.
ST: ZOMBIES AND POP CULTURE(3.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEM. Abate
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Language and Culture Studies
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
LCUL 0220-550(10033)
LCUL 0220 Envisioning the Americas (3)
An examination of the experiences and social structures which have shaped the ethos of Anglo America and Latin America respectively. Focus on the nature and origins of the two societies’ perceptions of the new continent, of the indigenous populations and of each other. Taught in English.
ENVISIONING THE AMERICAS(3.0 )SOCU/GDIV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEE. Morales-Diaz
LLIT 0310-550(10046)
LLIT 0310 Seminar in Hispanic Studies (3)
A study of selected issues, thinkers, themes, authors or genres drawn from the literary and artistic traditions of the Hispanic world. Readings of primary and secondary sources, oral presentations and significant writing required. Topic varies by semester. Taught in English.
SEM: FROM PAGE TO FILM ADAPTAT(3.0 )PRGDIV/LPA12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINEE. Morales-Diaz
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Mathematics
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
MATH 0108-550(10034)
MATH 0108 Elementary Statistics (3)
An introduction to basic concepts and techniques of statistics for students needing skills for research techniques in education, business, and the physical, life, and social sciences, or simply to understand the mass of statistical information in modern life. Topics include: graphical techniques such as histograms or box plots; measures of location and spread; scatter plots and correlation; sampling and sampling distributions; estimation and statistical inference (confidence intervals and/or hypothesis testing).
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS(3.0 )TMTH01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINER. Ryczek
MATH 0108-551(10035)
MATH 0108 Elementary Statistics (3)
An introduction to basic concepts and techniques of statistics for students needing skills for research techniques in education, business, and the physical, life, and social sciences, or simply to understand the mass of statistical information in modern life. Topics include: graphical techniques such as histograms or box plots; measures of location and spread; scatter plots and correlation; sampling and sampling distributions; estimation and statistical inference (confidence intervals and/or hypothesis testing).
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS(3.0 )TMTH01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINER. Ryczek
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Music
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
MUSC 0160-550(10025)
MUSC 0160 History of Jazz (3)
The study of jazz music from the early 1900’s to the present. Emphasis on styles and trends of major jazz performers and ensembles within each period.
HISTORY OF JAZZ(3.0 )AAPP/UDIV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEP. Coutsouridis
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Philosophy
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
PHIL 0102-550(10047)
PHIL 0102 Introduction to Ethics (3)
Introduction to philosophy through consideration of classic and contemporary theories of morality and the best life. Topics may include the concepts of freedom, happiness, justice, dignity, virtue, right/wrong, good/bad, alienation, loneliness, obligation, responsibility, rights and duties, as well as the structure of morality. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of critical analysis.
INTRO TO ETHICS(3.0 )LPA01/02-01/16Mon-Fri,5:30-8:45PMWILSN-300B. Art
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Political Science
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
POLS 0101-550(10006)
POLS 0101 American National Government (SAMPLE)
(3) Fundamental course dealing with the Constitution, Congress, President, Supreme Court, and political party systems of the American national government.
AMERICAN NATL GOVT(3.0 )HSGV12/26-01/16ONLINEONLINEY. Jo
POLS 0101- 3-WEEK COURSE. MEETS DEC. 26 TO JAN. 16
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Psychology
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
PSYC 0201-550(10010)
PSYC 0201 Theories of Personality (3)
The major theories of personality, including those of Freud, Jung, Sullivan, Allport, and Rogers, and the evidence used to support them. Comparisons and contrasts of these theories are made and implications drawn will be discussed and applied to counseling, psychotherapy, and education.
THEO OF PERSONALITY(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEL. Albright
PSYC 0202-550(10008)
PSYC 0202 Child Development (3)
This course explores child growth and development from conception through childhood.  Emphasis is on principles underlying physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.  Using contemporary theory, research, and methods relevant to developmental psychology, the class explores individual differences and the sociocultural context of development, in order to learn how to optimize the domains of development for all children.   The objective is to deepen students' understanding of and respect for children and the families, educators and communities that nurture them.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Kiefer
PSYC 0203-550(10009)
PSYC 0203 Adolescent Development (3)
Focuses on the scientific study of the biological, cognitive, social and emotional changes that occur during adolescence, and how development is impacted by sociocultural contexts.  This includes the examination of topics such as puberty, identity formation, self-management, sexuality, family relationships, peer relationships, moral development and decision-making.  This course will also discuss contemporary challenges facing adolescents.  The objective is to deepen students' understanding of adolescence as a developmental period.
ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEC. Laliberte
PSYC 0304-550(10012)
PSYC 0304 Social Psychology (3)
This course offers a broad introduction to social psychology, the scientific study of the way in which people think about, influence, and relate to one another.  Human social behavior will be examined from the viewpoint of the person; traits, motivations, and moods; the situation: threats, cultural norms, pressures, and influences; and the interaction of the person and situation.  We will explore topics such as social cognition, social perception, self-concept, social judgment, attitudes, persuasion, conformity, aggression, helping behavior, prejudice, interpersonal attraction, and group dynamics.
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINES. Williams
PSYC 0318-501(10013)
PSYC 0318 Psychology of Interpersonal Relations and Communications (3)
The major focus is on the nature of interpersonal relationships and how communication influences the formation, destruction and improvement of our relationships. We will bring together the thinking of major theorists and research findings in many areas dealing with interpersonal relations and communications.
PSYCH-INTERPERSONAL RELANDCOMM(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINER. DesRochers
PSYC 0353-550(10011)ST:PSYCHOLOGY OF LOVE(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEL. Simpson
Graduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
PSYC 0564-550(10007)
PSYC 564 Drugs and Behavior (3)
The course covers the basic principles of psychopharmacology; what drugs are and how they influence psychological phenomena. Various forms of drugs used and abuse are examined. The student gains an understanding of: How and why drugs are used as a treatment for psychopathological and neuropsychological conditions; mechanisms of addiction, tolerance and abuse; the social, recreational and religious context; and the legal history of substance use.
DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR(3.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEA. Peterson
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Sociology
Undergraduate Courses
CourseTitle Pre-req Core Start/End Dates DaysRoomInstructor
SOCI 0201-550(10043)
SOCI 0201 The Family (3)
The family as a social institution, affected by and affecting other institutions. Some material of the family in non-industrial societies will be included, but the main focus will be on persisting patterns and on changes in pre-marital, marital, and family relationships in the United States.
THE FAMILY(3.0 )01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Smith
SOCI 0202-550(10042)
SOCI 0202 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
A study of the phenomena which arise when different biological and cultural groups interact, and of theories and methods calculated to reduce antipathy and discrimination against minority groups, with an emphasis on American relations.
RACE AND ETHNIC RELAT(3.0 )PRUDIV01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEG. Aquino
SOCI 0315-550(10041)
SOCI 0315 Sociology of Gender (3)
An examination of the social construction of gender; the intersection of gender, class, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation; the dimensions of gender inequality; and changing gender arrangements in the United States.
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINEN. Mangaliso
SOCI 0316-550(10048)
SOCI 0316 Small Groups (3)
A systematic study of the influential theoretical and empirical writings and studies, classical and current, dealing with the structure and functioning of small groups; the influence of small groups research on theoretical perspectives in macro-sociology.
SMALL GROUPS(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Dong
SOCI 0321-550(10044)
SOCI 0321 Sociology of Aging (3)
This course offers a critical analysis of the social status and participation of older persons in modern societies, and the intersection of age and social institutions.  Topics include, but are not limited to, social theories of aging, demography, family ties, economic status, health-care delivery systems and long-term care, dying and death, and the U.S. as an aging society.
SOCIOLOGY OF AGING(3.0 )PR01/02-01/16ONLINEONLINET. Smith
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