Fall 2017 eLearning Courses at UAF

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Fall 2017

280 FALL 2017 courses found.

Course Number & CRN Start Title Instructor Description
ABUS F101 73383 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Principles of Accounting I Andreas Anger Accounting concepts and procedures for service businesses and for merchandising businesses owned by a single proprietor. A preparer's approach emphasizes the use of debits and credits to account for the details of business transactions.
ABUS F101 73384 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Principles of Accounting I Andreas Anger Accounting concepts and procedures for service businesses and for merchandising businesses owned by a single proprietor. A preparer's approach emphasizes the use of debits and credits to account for the details of business transactions.
ABUS F102A 73628 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Keyboarding: Touch Typing Kimberly Pihlaja Instruction in the mastery of alphabetic keyboard touch typing and skill building and document formatting. Skills mastered can be applied to typewriters and CRTs and computer terminals and or other equipment with a keyboard. May be repeated twice for credit.
ABUS F102B 77323 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Keyboarding: Skill Building Kimberly Pihlaja Instruction in the mastery of alphabetic keyboard touch typing and skill building and document formatting. Skills mastered can be applied to typewriters and CRTs and computer terminals and or other equipment with a keyboard. May be repeated twice for credit.
ABUS F102C 73631 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Keyboarding: Document Formttng Kimberly Pihlaja Instruction in the mastery of alphabetic keyboard touch typing and skill building and document formatting. Skills mastered can be applied to typewriters and CRTs and computer terminals and or other equipment with a keyboard. May be repeated twice for credit.
ABUS F116 73633 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Using 10-Key Calculators Kimberly Pihlaja Using the efficient 10-key touch method to solve business problems on a calculator. Emphasis is placed on developing occupational proficiency in the use of calculating machines for initial job placement.
ABUS F134 73635 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Alphabetic Filing Kimberly Pihlaja Mastery and use of ARMA filing rules as they apply to alphabetic and subject and numeric and geographic filing.
ABUS F141 73385 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Payroll Accounting Kelly Ward Payroll records and laws. Methods to compile and calculate payroll information and earnings and deductions and net wages. City and state and federal tax report forms. For payroll personnel.
ABUS F154 73386 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Human Relations Sandra McGill Attitudes and self-concepts and personal communication styles and motivation and interactions and positive reinforcements and team building and leadership development.
ABUS F155 73387 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business Math Evelyn Heusinkveld Review of basic math computation skills applied to various business areas. Emphasis on applications.
ABUS F161 73388 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Personal and Business Finance Andreas Anger Explores the management of personal and family finances and including financial planning and budgeting and time value of money and consumer buying and personal credit and savings and investment and home ownership and mortgages and insurance and estate planning and retirement and consumer fraud and and laws.
ABUS F161 77331 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Personal and Business Finance Andreas Anger Explores the management of personal and family finances and including financial planning and budgeting and time value of money and consumer buying and personal credit and savings and investment and home ownership and mortgages and insurance and estate planning and retirement and consumer fraud and and laws.
ABUS F170 76458 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business English Evelyn Heusinkveld Comprehensive review of grammar and punctuation and capitalization and spelling and with emphasis on business and office occupations.
ABUS F175 73389 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Customer Service Shannon Knowles Presents customer service as integral to business success. Preparation for effective interaction with customers. Includes trends and interpretation of trends and development of fundamental skills necessary to achieve excellence.
ABUS F178 73390 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Professionalism Sandra McGill Presents professionalism and personal effectiveness as integral to success in business and professional and entrepreneurial environments. Emphasizes conscious competency and ongoing self-development not only as a speaker and presenter but also as a leader in the workplace and community.
ABUS F179 76478 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Fundamentals of Supervision Sandra McGill Effective supervisory concepts including planning and organizing and staffing functions. Communicating and delegating effectively and morale and productivity and decision making and positive position discipline and performance goals development.
ABUS F182 76482 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Office Procedures Kimberly Pihlaja Duties and responsibilities of general office employees including filing and processing mail and telephone communication and meeting the public and office supplies and banking and employment procedures and grooming.
ABUS F183 73391 2017-09-18 to 2017-12-16 Professinl Skills for Job Hunt Cassandra Ferree Practical information necessary to help students choose meaningful employment as well as build their own employment portfolio. Materials used will allow students to learn more about themselves and engage in personal assessment and learn how this information relates to different careers. Students will complete target resumes and cover letters and follow-up letters and applications and job search strategies and mock job interviews and a professional portfolio. This class is designed for students embarking into the job market.
ABUS F201 73392 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Principles of Accounting II Andreas Anger Introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for a business. Emphasis is on the accounting cycle and the recording and summarizing and interpretation of accounting data.
ABUS F203 73393 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Accounting Capstone Kelly Ward Accounting procedures in retail and service and trade businesses. The complete accounting cycle and including record keeping and posting and preparation of financial statements and bank reconciliation and payroll computations and closing books. Accounts receivable and accounts payable and purchasing and credit and other accounting requirements.
ABUS F210 73394 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Income Tax Jennifer Young Income tax fundamentals. Includes how to complete basic income tax forms/schedules for individuals and small business owners. Covers taxable income and deductions and credits and exemptions and computation and record keeping methods and new tax laws and strategies to reduce taxes.
ABUS F220 73395 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Microcomputer Acct:Quickbooks Jennifer Schumacher Basic microcomputer principles. Includes entering transactions and analyzing results and correcting errors and organizing business finances. QuickBooks is a widely used accounting software application.
ABUS F232 73648 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Contemporary Management Issues Shannon Knowles Management functions and including planning and organizing and staffing and directing and controlling and human aspects of management and and decision making.
ABUS F233 73397 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Financial Management Anthony Versandi IV Fundamental understanding of the concepts and techniques and practices in financial management. Financial statements analysis and cash flow and financial planning and concept of time value of money and risk and return and bond valuation and capital budgeting and internal financial controls and audit.
ABUS F235 73398 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Fund Accounting for Nonprofits Kelly Ward Accounting for nonprofit organizations and governmental units and health care providers and voluntary health and welfare organizations and public schools and colleges and universities and other organizations using fund accounting.
ABUS F241 73399 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Applied Business Law I Jennifer Young Legal aspects of business problems. Principles and institutions and administration of law in contracts and agency and employment and personal sales and property ownership.
ABUS F242 77333 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Employment Law Jennifer Young Labor and employment law with emphasis on case analysis.
ABUS F260 74493 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Marketing Practices Alexis Fanelli Designed to give students a real-world view of basic marketing principles and practices. Emphasizes planning strategy and application of marketing concepts in analysis of case studies. Examines nature of marketing and its environment and selecting target markets and developing a market mix: product and price and promotion and distribution.
ABUS F263 76513 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Public Relations Scott McCrea Public relations is image making and repairing and promoting. PR involves promotion and selling and advertising and creating public and corporate and government and church and other institutional images. Public relations professionals need skills in psychology and writing and mass media theory and image construction and persuasion and audience analysis. Introduces public relations and the role it plays in our world and society.
ABUS F264 73651 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Filing/Records Management Kimberly Pihlaja Instruction in basic alphabetic storage with filing rules and cross-referencing and procedures for retrieving records manually. Includes adaptations of the alphabetic storage method including geographic and numeric and subject; storing and retrieving special records (card files and visible records and microrecords); organization and operation of records management programs and control of records systems.
ABUS F271 77335 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business Communications Scott McCrea Composition and evaluation of various kinds of common communications between a business person and associates and customers and dealers. Included are interoffice memos and letters and reports and oral communications.
ABUS F272 76523 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Small-Business Planning Mark Young Elements of small-business planning processes including the components of a written business plan.
ACCT F261X 73400 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Princ of Financial Accounting Alba Prato During this course we will study accounting from two different methodical approaches: the preparer approach (i.e. a look at how an accounting system is created to record and process and report accounting information) and the user approach (i.e. a look at how various people use the information generated by accountants). Furthermore and this course will study accounting theories to include: historical foundations and the verification of accounting practices and the framework development that governs the field currently. Finally and this course will study the role of accou
ACCT F271 73401 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Fiscal Mngmnt for EM Operation David Tise This course is about accounting for public organizations such as fire and police and similar functions of local governments. Accounting is an essential function in all organizations. This course is from a user's perspective– understanding accounting reports rather than preparing them. The major topics covered include: understanding financial reports and budgeting preparation and governmental accounting basics and grant writing and management and ethics.
ACCT F361 73402 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intermediate Accounting Amy Blye Cooper Discussions of financial accounting topics from the perspective of both accounting practice and theory. Working capital and fixed asset accounts are emphasized. Ethical and international accounting issues are emphasized throughout the sequence.
ACNS F201 76642 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 The Circumpolar North Mary Ehrlander This course will introduce students to the human experience in the circumpolar North by exploring such themes in the social sciences and humanities as: a) the differences and commonalities between indigenous and non-indigenous visions and assumptions and experiences; b) the emphasis on nature and wilderness in popular culture and nature's inherent value to human physical and spiritual well being; c) political issues such as alienation from core political and economic and population centers and tension between pro-development and pro-conservationist forces; and d) how Nort
ACNS F600 76648 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Perspectives on the North Mary Ehrlander Basic knowledge of the circumpolar North — the social and economic and political and scientific facets of Northern life. Consideration of major cultural groups of the North and their histories and the environmental settings and patterns of settlement and development in Northern regions and systems of governance in different Northern countries. Broad overview of the major policy issues of the North in education and justice and health care and and environmental and wildlife protection. Course is also available online.
ACNS F669 76689 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Arctic Politics and Governance Chanda Meek This course traces current developments in Arctic politics and governance from multiple perspectives and including exploring interests and processes and and behaviors of Arctic governments and non-state actors and individually and collectively. The course surveys the formal and informal institutions that govern resource development and pollution and shipping and state-indigenous relations and security.
AIS F101 73403 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Effective Pers Computer Use Jesse Kaczmarski Using and understanding advanced computing software applications. Course develops conceptual and practical knowledge of advanced presentation/communications software and database programs and operating systems.
AIS F310 73404 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Mgmt of Information Systems Ping Lan The role information technology plays in organizations including its impact on information systems and management and business strategy. A conceptual model of system design is introduced and basic business internal controls are surveyed.
ANS F111X 78267 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Hist of Colonization in AK Jenny Jones The history of the colonization of Alaska from contact to the signing of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971. This course examines Alaska history and how colonization and federal Indian policy shaped the state and some of the ways that Alaska Natives responded to and dealt with the changes.
ANS F112 78586 2017-08-28 to 2017-11-22 ANCSA: Land Claims in 21st Cen Jenny Jones Familiarize students with the land claims process and important Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act content and with focus on contemporary situations and explanation of land claims processes ongoing or recently completed in locations outside Alaska.
ANTH F100X 73407 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Individual. Society. & Culture David Fazzino II An examination of the complex social arrangements guiding individual behavior and common human concerns in contrasting cultural contexts.
ANTH F242 73408 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Native Cultures of Alaska David Fazzino II The traditional Aleut and Eskimo and Indian (Athabascan and Tlingit) cultures of Alaska. Eskimo and Indian cultures in Canada. Linguistic and cultural groupings and population changes and subsistence patterns and social organization and religion in terms of local ecology. Pre-contact interaction between groups.
ANTH F393 78016 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Culture. Health and Healing Elaine Drew
ART F105 73409 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Beginning Drawing Mareca Guthrie Basic elements in drawing. Emphasis on a variety of techniques and media.
ART F161 73410 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Two-Dimensional Digital Design Ellen Mason This course provides an introduction to design principles and digital skills necessary for fine arts students. The course covers fundamentals of visual design and drawing and and painting techniques on computer.
ART F200X 73412 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Explorations in Art Lisa Kljaich Understanding and appreciation of art through exploration of its diverse styles and influences and developments. Topics include the creative process and artistic forms of expression and historical and cultural contexts and the role of the artist in society and popular movements and trends.
ART F284 73413 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Basic Digital Photography Charles Mason Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of basic digital photography via digital SLR cameras and editing through digital photo suites such as Adobe Photoshop. Students are expected to have intermediate computer knowledge. Topics include controlling digital SLRs on manual settings and photographing creatively and basic and advanced editing techniques and negative scanning and digital printing.
ART F371 73414 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Imaging Miho Aoki This course focuses on creating and manipulating digital images and including digital painting and photography. The varied ethical issues engendered by this expertise will be addressed in depth. Skills in knowledge useful for digital photography and digital video compositing and digital painting will be covered.
ART F493 76690 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Advanced Digital Photography Charles Mason
BA F151X 73416 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Business Mark Young Business organization and business theory and the nature of major business functions such as management and finance and accounting and marketing and personnel administration are the main components of this course. This course will also focus on the methods and data required to research and analyze good business practices and decisions while developing these major business functions. Additionally and this course will review opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.
BA F151X 73417 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Business Mark Young Business organization and business theory and the nature of major business functions such as management and finance and accounting and marketing and personnel administration are the main components of this course. This course will also focus on the methods and data required to research and analyze good business practices and decisions while developing these major business functions. Additionally and this course will review opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.
BA F151X 73418 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Business Alexis Fanelli Business organization and business theory and the nature of major business functions such as management and finance and accounting and marketing and personnel administration are the main components of this course. This course will also focus on the methods and data required to research and analyze good business practices and decisions while developing these major business functions. Additionally and this course will review opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.
BA F151X 73419 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Business Saichi Oba Business organization and business theory and the nature of major business functions such as management and finance and accounting and marketing and personnel administration are the main components of this course. This course will also focus on the methods and data required to research and analyze good business practices and decisions while developing these major business functions. Additionally and this course will review opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.
BA F151X 78795 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Business Alexis Fanelli Business organization and business theory and the nature of major business functions such as management and finance and accounting and marketing and personnel administration are the main components of this course. This course will also focus on the methods and data required to research and analyze good business practices and decisions while developing these major business functions. Additionally and this course will review opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.
BA F254X 76293 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Personal Finance Timothy Stickel This course will give you the ability to use your knowledge and skills to manage your financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. You will learn personal finance concepts and information as well as practical application that will empower you to save and budget and avoid debt and spend wisely. You will take what you learn and start practicing sound financial habits throughout the semester that will serve you well for the rest of your life.
BA F254X 78525 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Personal Finance Timothy Stickel This course will give you the ability to use your knowledge and skills to manage your financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. You will learn personal finance concepts and information as well as practical application that will empower you to save and budget and avoid debt and spend wisely. You will take what you learn and start practicing sound financial habits throughout the semester that will serve you well for the rest of your life.
BA F281X 77279 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Sport Management Joshua Lupinek Provides a basic understanding of the methods employed to manage amateur and professional sports organizations and the legal issues involved. Topics such as stadium financing and risk management contracts and human resource management and data collection and public versus private sector labor laws and collective bargaining and drug testing will be examined. Basic management techniques and theory and problems associated with the field sport management are discussed along with history and current trends in sport management.
BA F307 73421 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introductory Human Rsrce Mngmt Kristina Racina Introduction to management principles and personnel practice in industry and analysis of labor-management problems and methods and administration of recruiting and selecting and training and compensating employees and and labor laws and their applications.
BA F323X 73422 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business Ethics Betty Ross A grounding in ethical theories and basic issues of moral thought and with examples which highlight the pitfalls in practical ethics which future managers are likely to face and and the need to design organizations so as to promote ethical behavior.
BA F323X 73423 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business Ethics Richard Wolk A grounding in ethical theories and basic issues of moral thought and with examples which highlight the pitfalls in practical ethics which future managers are likely to face and and the need to design organizations so as to promote ethical behavior.
BA F323X 78665 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Business Ethics Richard Wolk A grounding in ethical theories and basic issues of moral thought and with examples which highlight the pitfalls in practical ethics which future managers are likely to face and and the need to design organizations so as to promote ethical behavior.
BA F330 73425 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Legal Environment of Business Frederick Arkell The judicial system and legal processes and administrative procedures and law of torts and contract and agency government regulation of business and business ethics and corporate social responsibility and the uniform commercial code.
BA F343 73426 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Principles of Marketing Joshua Lupinek Management of a firm's marketing effort focusing on products and distribution and pricing and promotion to targeted consumers. Practices appropriate to domestic or international and small or large and goods or services and and for-profit or nonprofit organizations included.
BA F390 73427 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Organizational Theory/Behavior Samuel Alexander Understanding how and why organizations behave as they do and assessing whether the behavior is functional or dysfunctional and and learning to understand and change motivation and leadership and communications and group dynamics and conflict management and layout and technology and structure and policies to create high-functioning organizations.
BA F390 73428 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Organizational Theory/Behavior Timothy Stickel Understanding how and why organizations behave as they do and assessing whether the behavior is functional or dysfunctional and and learning to understand and change motivation and leadership and communications and group dynamics and conflict management and layout and technology and structure and policies to create high-functioning organizations.
BA F443 78233 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Social Media Marketing Tammy Tragis-McCook The purpose of this course is to give you an understanding of the concepts and methods and practices utilized for social media marketing (SMM) by large firms and small businesses and non-profits. You will learn to prepare and implement and measure a social media marketing campaign. Topics of interest include how consumers respond to and interact with social media and how businesses develop an effective social media campaign and how to set social media marketing goals and how to measure results. After completing this course and you will be a more sophisticated consumer
BA F453 78966 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Internship in Business Admin Kristina Racina A supervised practical work experience to enable students to apply their course work in a business environment. Admission dependent upon approved sponsorship arrangements.
BA F457 73430 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Training & Management Develpmt Jean Richey Theory and practice of employee training programs and needs assessments and learning theories and instructional design and training techniques and evaluation and management development and career development techniques and practices.
BA F462 73431 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Corporate Strategy Kimberly McGinnis An integrative approach to strategy formation and implementation to achieve organization goals. Students will be introduced to theoretical perspectives and associated methodologies directed toward resolving the unstructured problems and opportunities which confront general managers at the highest levels of an organization.
BA F472 78044 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Leading Change Nicole Cundiff The course is designed to explore some of the technologies for intervening in organizations to develop their capability and to achieve change. We explore the way in which change agents deal with their conflicting demands. The thrust of the text is how to become a leading change agent within an organization and extend your understanding and application of key concepts and theories.
BA F481 78234 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Entrtainmnt and Sprt Evnt Mgmt Joshua Lupinek This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge pertaining to the various aspects of managing a public sport and/or entertainment event and their production. Some of the topics discussed include economic impact and sponsorship and risk management and staff and volunteers and customer service and concessions and crowd management and technology. Sport will also be discussed from a unique Alaskan viewpoint and as a sport often takes the form of an event and/or entertainment that differs from the traditional "professional sporting event".
BIOL F194 77663 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Biology of Addiction Anshul Pandya
CCS F610 73436 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Education & Cultural Processes Raymond Barnhardt Advanced study of the function of education as a cultural process and its relation to other aspects of a cultural system. Students will be required to prepare a study in which they examine some aspect of education in a particular cultural context.
CCS F611 73437 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Cltr/Cogntn & Knwldg Acquistn Raymond Barnhardt An examination of the relationship between learning and thinking and perception in multicultural contexts. Particular emphasis will be on the implications of these relationships for schooling. Content will focus on cultural influences on perception and conceptual processes and learning and memory and problem solving. Content will also reflect concern for practical teaching problems.
CCS F693 77484 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Worldview Construction Richard Hum
CHEM F100X 73438 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Chemistry in Complex Systems Chris Whittle Fundamentals of chemistry with an emphasis on the role of chemistry in environmental and life systems. The role of feedback systems on chemical behavior is illustrated in atmospheric and aquatic and nuclear and nutritional systems.
CIOS F150 73439 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Computer Business Applications Kimberly Pihlaja Designed to develop computer literacy in the use and understanding of computer systems and office productivity applications and the Internet. Topics include operating system fundamentals and file management and word processing and spreadsheet fundamentals and safe and secure and effective use of Internet technologies.
CIOS F255 73440 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Graphics Jennifer Moss Comprehensive survey of microcomputer graphics using a graphics application. Includes use of professional-level graphics programs to create sophisticated graphics for a variety of uses.
CITS F221 74499 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Grphcs and Mltmdia for the Web Christen Bouffard Creating graphics and multimedia content for the Web. Graphic topics include formats and size and resolution and optimization and design fundamentals. Multimedia topics include animation and interactivity and combining sound and speech and graphics and photographs and video.
COJO F105X 77476 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 History of the Cinema Jerry Brigham History and development of the medium of film in the United States and abroad during the last 100 years. Content will vary each semester.
COJO F121X 77470 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Interpersonal Comm Laura Neuffer This course features the fundamental principles of effective oral communication and emphasizing interpersonal communication as well as public speaking. Through role playing and speeches and evaluations of other speakers and students explore the complexities of communication in today's society.
COJO F121X 77471 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Interpersonal Comm Laura Neuffer This course features the fundamental principles of effective oral communication and emphasizing interpersonal communication as well as public speaking. Through role playing and speeches and evaluations of other speakers and students explore the complexities of communication in today's society.
COJO F201 77472 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Dispute Resol & Restrtve Prac Peter DeCaro This course surveys the basic practical and theoretical foundations of conflict and conflict resolution and restorative practices. It introduces students to the basic theories and practices of conflict resolution and peace-making and providing students with grounding in theories and applications and dynamics of conflict and key conflict resolution processes.
COJO F202 77477 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 News Writing for the Media Brian O'Donoghue Identifying and focusing news stories and writing the lead and developing story structure and writing on deadline and editing copy and writing headlines and captions and writing styles for print and broadcast and online news presentations.
COJO F204 77478 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Basic Digital Photography Charles Mason Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of basic digital photography via digital SLR cameras and editing through digital photo suites such as Adobe Photoshop. Students are expected to have intermediate computer knowledge. Topics include controlling digital SLRs on manual settings and photographing creatively and basic and advanced editing techniques and negative scanning and digital printing.
COJO F290 77479 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Video Editing Robert Prince Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of non-linear digital video editing. Students will go from little or no experience in non-linear editing to being comfortable with some of the advanced editing techniques. Address motion picture editing theories that are not bound to time or specific editing technology.
COJO F300X 77473 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Communicating Ethics Amy May An examination of ethical choices which are communicated in everyday encounters. Examines human moral development from a variety of perspectives and including feminist interpretations. Creation and communication of human values explored through the discussion of a series of contemporary dilemmas.
COJO F308 77480 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Film Criticism Jerry Brigham Theoretical approaches to viewing and analyzing and evaluating film and television program content.
COJO F353 77474 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Conflict. Mediation & Communi Peter DeCaro Examines conflict as a complex communication event and together with the role of the mediator in building constructive outcomes in conflicts. Emphasis on developing skills to engage in mediation.
COJO F371 77482 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Imaging Miho Aoki This course focuses on creating and manipulating digital images and including digital painting and photography. The varied ethical issues engendered by this expertise will be addressed in depth. Skills and knowledge useful for digital photography and digital video compositing and digital painting will be covered.
COJO F413 77481 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Mass Media Law and Regulation Edgar Husted Common law and statutory law and administrative law that affects the mass media and including libel and copyright and access to the media and constitutional problems and privacy and shield laws and broadcast regulations.
COJO F493 77483 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Advanced Digital Photography: Charles Mason
COJO F600 77475 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Professional Comm Peter DeCaro An introduction to professional practices important to communication careers. Professional writing and editing methods and techniques used in academic and/or professional careers. Development and presentation of professional reports which would include quantitatively- and qualitatively-based support. A.P.A. style guide will be covered.
COUN F615 78504 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Foundations of Counseling Susan Renes Introduction to the philosophies and organization and patterns and techniques that aid counselors in preparing clients for responsible decision-making in modern society.
COUN F628 78154 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Child & Adolescent Development Rebecca Koltz Focus on developmental processes and sequences of change that children experience within each developmental domain from birth through adolescence.
COUN F647 77016 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Professional Ethics Heather Dahl-Jacinto The ethical standards of the American Counseling Association and the American School Counseling Association will be examined and discussed and compared. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply these general principles to specific cases. Students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of these ethical codes in practice.
CS F101 77671 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Computers and Society James Dart Computer literacy for everyone. Overview of computing machines and automatic data processing. Interaction between social institutions and automated decision-making. Introduction to business applications software and electronic mail. Some programming for understanding and not for skill development.
DEVM F054 73449 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Prealgebra Dayne Ellanna Basic concepts of prealgebra mathematics. Topics include operations and applications of whole numbers and integers and fractions and decimals and ratios and proportions and percents and geometry and measures and evaluation of algebraic expressions and applications.
DEVM F055 73450 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary Algebra Judith Atkinson Topics include evaluation and simplifying algebraic expressions and polynomials and factoring and integer exponents and rational expressions and solutions of linear equations and inequalities and quadratic equations and graphs of lines. Special fees apply.
DEVM F105 73452 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intermediate Algebra Judith Atkinson Topics include expressions and equations and applications involving linear and quadratic and rational and radical functions; graphs of linear and quadratic functions; functions and their inverses; introduction to exponential and logarithmic functions; and systems of linear equations. To matriculate to MATH F151X from DEVM F105 a grade of B or higher is required.
ECE F104X 76415 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Dvlpmnt I: Prntl. Infnts. Tddl Patricia Rich Foundation in child development prenatal to age 3. Includes anticipating the emerging development during the rapid growth of these critical years. Focuses on domains and theories and cultural perspectives and multiple influences on development and with an emphasis on prenatal development and healthy childbirth and the importance of relationships and and meaningful environments. Includes observation and reflection and early intervention and labs.
ECE F104X 78678 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Dvlpmnt I: Prntl. Infnts. Tddl Patricia Rich Foundation in child development prenatal to age 3. Includes anticipating the emerging development during the rapid growth of these critical years. Focuses on domains and theories and cultural perspectives and multiple influences on development and with an emphasis on prenatal development and healthy childbirth and the importance of relationships and and meaningful environments. Includes observation and reflection and early intervention and labs.
ECE F107 73454 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Dvlpmnt II: Prschl and Prmry Patricia Meritt Foundation in development for the study of children ages 3-8 and including developmental domains and theories and milestones and cultural influences and including indigenous and traditional practices. The emphasis is on helping students use their knowledge of child development to predict and promote optimal growth in children. Practical experiences and such as observations and laboratory participation and will be included.
ECE F170 79120 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 *DS Practicum I Annemarie Mattacchione A guided student teaching experience in working with a group of 0-8 year old children. Students apply skill in providing quality early care and education based on the knowledge of early childhood theories and approved practices. Assumes increasing responsibility for planning and lead teaching.
ECE F210 77461 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Child Guidance Patricia Meritt Guidance and discipline approaches for young children and based on an understanding of child development and of developmentally appropriate education practices. Such an understanding assists teachers and parents in addressing the cause of a behavior problem rather than the symptoms.
ECE F213 74503 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Curr: Thnkg. Reas & Disc Patricia Meritt Emphasizes culturally and developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities to advance the cognitive development of young children and with particular focus on science and math and creativity. Includes a variety of approaches to curriculum development and assessment and necessary skills for early childhood teachers. Lab required.
ECE F235 73458 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Screening. Assessment. Recordg Annemarie Mattacchione Information to help teachers of young children understand the purpose of screening. Presents use of good screening procedures. Explores the importance of assessing young children's development and provides tools and practice for recording and evaluating children's progress towards goals. Includes a variety of evaluation tools for assessing young children's development.
ECE F242 76441 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Child and Family Ecology Kelly Doughty Examines the influences the family has on the child and family dynamics and issues impacting families. Focus on the importance of understanding relationship building and support for families and interpersonal skill development that is culturally conducive with individual communities. Examines the ECE program's policies and procedures on families and parental involvement. Includes practical applications of course reading and content.
ECE F270 79121 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 *DS Practicum II Annemarie Mattacchione An advanced guided field experience in working with a group of young children in a school or center. May include teaching in a team situation and working with families.
ECON F100X 73459 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Political Economy Michelle Ohnesorge Survey of the evolution and operation of the American domestic political economy with consideration of market failures and government responses. Review of major issues in political economy such as inflation and poverty and budget deficits. Exploration of linkages between American and global systems.
ECON F201X 73461 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Prin of Econ I:Microeconomics David Williams Price and market theory and income distribution and public policy and labor markets and market structure and and externalities.
ECON F202X 73463 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Prin of Econ II:Macroeconomics Brock Lane Analysis and theory of national income and money and banking and stabilization policy and and international trade and finance.
ECON F350 73464 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Money and Banking Christopher Wright The liquid wealth system in the United States and including the commercial banking system and the Federal Reserve System and nonbank financial institutions; the regulation of money and credit and its impact on macroeconomic policy objectives.
ECON F623 73465 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Mathematical Economics Gregory Goering Mathematical techniques including matrix algebra and differential and integral calculus. Particular attention is given to static and comparative statics analysis and dynamic models.
ED F493 78680 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 GeoSTEM:Design Science Curricl Ute Kaden
ED F593P 75392 2017-08-21 to 2017-12-31 ASMP Forum:Best Practice in ED Carol Jerue
ED F593P 75393 2017-08-21 to 2017-12-31 ASMP Forum:Best Practice in ED Harold Neace
ED F593P 78974 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 REACH Up Course for Educators Samuel Norlin
ED F593P 75395 2017-09-11 to 2017-12-04 Engineering Edu in K-8 Clssrom Jennifer Dougherty
ED F593P 78274 2017-09-05 to 2017-12-07 Alaska Master Gardener Online Heidi Rader
ED F593P 78975 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 REACH Up Course for Educators Samuel Norlin
ED F593P 79141 2017-09-15 to 2018-04-30 Core Practices in Arts & Place Amy Vinlove
ED F593P 79298 2017-09-28 to 2017-12-31 Building an Inquisitive Scienc Cindy Fabbri
ED F610 73475 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Education & Cultural Processes Raymond Barnhardt Advanced study of the function of education as a cultural process and its relation to other aspects of a cultural system. Students will be required to prepare a study in which they examine some aspect of education in a particular cultural context.
ED F611 73476 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Cltr/Cogntn & Knwldg Acquistn Raymond Barnhardt An examination of the relationship between learning and thinking and perception in multicultural contexts. Particular emphasis will be on the implications of these relationships for schooling. Content will focus on cultural influences on perception and conceptual processes and learning and memory and problem solving. Content will also reflect concern for practical teaching problems.
ED F650 73478 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Current Topics in Ed Tech John Monahan This is a content-customized course for students interested in increasing their awareness of the impact of innovative technology in the learning environment. Participants in the class study professional and personal technology based topics relevant to various career fields in education and with an emphasis on current events and emerging technologies and ethical considerations. Readings and research papers and discussions lead to the development of an instructionally oriented technology proposal that includes an implementation plan and formal presentation.
ED F655 73479 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Online Pedagogy Owen Guthrie A study of theory and tools and methods for teaching online courses. Topics include prominent learning theories and affordance of new technologies and strategies for assessment and techniques for classroom management in an online environment. Students will develop and articulate a personal philosophy of teaching and learning appropriate for the 21st Century.
ED F692 78685 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Mentor Teacher Seminar:Arts Joan Hornig
EDSC F407 73484 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Develop Literacy/Content Areas Fargo Kesey Preparation for secondary teachers (middle school and junior and and senior high school) to integrate listening and speaking and reading and writing and viewing strategies into a content area of the classroom. Candidates examine and evaluate learning theories related to literacy development and varied methods of instruction and assessment to help design and develop an appropriate pedagogical model for teaching.
EDSE F422 73485 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Curr/Mang/Strat II:High Incid Stephanie Nafpliotis Provides in-depth understanding of best practice strategies for supporting students with high incidence disabilities. A theoretical basis for selecting approaches is presented along with practical strategies of methods of instruction and classroom management for addressing the needs of students. Development and implementation and support and evaluation of Individual Education Program (IEP) plan for students with high incidence disabilities as well as classroom management techniques and plans developed for inclusion of high incidence disabilities in culturally responsive w
EDSE F605 78788 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Early Childhood Special Ed Susan Kessler Survey of philosophical and legal and and programmatic foundations of early childhood special education; characteristics of young children with disabilities; strategies to support young children with disabilities in inclusive settings; development and implementation and and evaluation of Individual Family Services Program (IFSP) plans in culturally diverse settings. Field experience required.
EDSE F610 77088 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Assessmnt of Stdnts Excptnal Tina Cox-Cole Techniques and methods used for assessing students with disabilities. Focuses on the purpose of assessment and testing terminology and statistics and and administration and interpretation of formal and informal assessment procedures. Address assessment issues in all Alaskan communities. Field experience required.
EDSE F622 73486 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Curr/Mang/Strat II: High Incid Stephanie Nafpliotis Provides in-depth understanding of best practice strategies supporting students with high incidence disabilities. A theoretical basis for selecting approaches is presented along with practical strategies of methods of instruction and classroom management for addressing the needs of students. Development and implementation and support and evaluation of Individual Education Program (IEP) plan for students with high incidence disabilities as well as classroom management techniques and plans developed for inclusion of high incidence disabilities in culturally responsive ways.
EDSE F624 73487 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Social/Emotional Development. Julie Lougee Review current research on typical and atypical social/emotional development within a cultural context. Emphasizes the use of research-based practices in assessment and intervention. Explores academic and cultural diversity in the social/emotional growth of students with learning differences. Field experience required.
EDSE F625 77089 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Tchng Math to Special Learners Joanne Healy Provides assessment and diverse instructional strategies in mathematics for teachers of students with disabilities. Focuses on standards-based instruction and explicit instruction and curriculum-based assessments and preparation of students for high stakes testing and as well as consumer math for special needs learners who need to develop functional skills. Field experience required.
EDSE F678 77127 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Spec Educ Clin Prac: Initial Joanne Healy For initial licensure candidates only. Part-time fieldwork experience (minimum 120 hours) with individuals who have disabilities in approved K-12 public schools and affiliated facilities. Fieldwork assignments are in inclusive pullout and self-contained settings. Includes immersion in special education planning and teaching under the direction of a supervising teacher and university supervisor. Includes regularly scheduled seminars. Must be completed before enrollment in EDSE F680.
EDSE F680 77128 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Special Educ Clinical Practice Joanne Healy For certified and initial licensure special education candidates. Full time field experience with individuals who have disabilities in approved K-12 public schools and affiliated facilities. Fieldwork assignments vary across areas of teaching specialization. Candidates assume full classroom responsibilities for planning and instruction and assessment under the direction of site and university supervisors. Includes regular seminars.
ENGL F200X 73491 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 World Literature Maureen Sullivan Introduction to reading and appreciation of a wide variety of literary texts from different cultures. Includes exposure to a variety of approaches to myth and poetry and story telling and drama. Students will gain an understanding of cultural differences and universals in texts from American and American minority and Western European and non-Western sources. Specific content to be announced at time of registration. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies.
ENGL F200X 73492 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 World Literature Gayle Hammons Introduction to reading and appreciation of a wide variety of literary texts from different cultures. Includes exposure to a variety of approaches to myth and poetry and story telling and drama. Students will gain an understanding of cultural differences and universals in texts from American and American minority and Western European and non-Western sources. Specific content to be announced at time of registration. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies.
ENGL F270X 73498 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Creative Writing Christie Hinrichs Forms and techniques of fiction and poetry and creative nonfiction for beginning students; discussion of students' work in class and in individual conferences. Close study of the techniques of established writers.
ENGL F314 73500 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Technical Writing Derek Hinckley Writing business letters (letters of inquiry and complaint and evaluation and and job application with resume) and preparing tables and graphs and process descriptions and technical instructions and abstracts and grant proposals and and technical reports (progress and laboratory and survey and incident and inspection and feasibility and research). Course does not fulfill the second half of the requirement in written communication.
ENGL F314 73501 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Technical Writing Derek Hinckley Writing business letters (letters of inquiry and complaint and evaluation and and job application with resume) and preparing tables and graphs and process descriptions and technical instructions and abstracts and grant proposals and and technical reports (progress and laboratory and survey and incident and inspection and feasibility and research). Course does not fulfill the second half of the requirement in written communication.
ENGL F414 73503 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Research Writing Sarah Stanley Practice in reporting primary and secondary research in the forms and styles appropriate to the student's field. Preference given to seniors.
ENGL F685 75017 2017-08-21 to 2017-12-31 Teaching College Composition Sarah Stanley An investigation into current practice and theory with demonstrations and reports on pedagogy. Required of all teaching assistants in English.
ENVE F649 76709 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Hazardous & Toxic Waste Mgmt Robert Perkins Course provides in-depth coverage of hazardous and toxic substance management including legal and economic and technical issues. Topics will include characterization of hazardous materials and economics of toxics minimization and hazardous materials use and storage and disposal and basics of municipal solid waste and technical aspects of landfill sitting and and selection and design of treatment technologies. Includes case studies of current waste management issues.
ENVI F220 73506 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Sustainable Energy Tomas Marsik Introduction to societal problems and solutions related to its energy use and production. Problems discussed are mainly related to the extent of sustainability of current energy practices. Solutions discussed cover both energy efficiency and renewable energy.
ES F201 75029 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Computer Techniques Rorik Peterson Basic computer programming and in C/C++ and with applications from all fields of engineering. Introduction to MATLAB.
FISH F110 73508 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Fish & Fisheries in Chng Wrld Peter Westley This course is an exploration of the patterns of fish diversity and and the resilience and sustainability that results. The topics that we will cover are intended to act as foundational principles that fisheries resource professionals will use throughout their careers. Together we will examine the complexity of what constitutes a "fishery" and better understand the factors that have led some fisheries to collapse and others to persist. In addition to lectures and students will read and discuss and write extensively and by doing so and can expect to gain better understan
FLPA F105X 73509 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 History of the Cinema Jerry Brigham History and development of the medium of film in the U.S. and abroad during the last 100 years. Content will vary each semester.
FLPA F260 76921 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Video Editing Robert Prince Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of non-linear digital video editing. Students will go from little or no experience in non-linear editing to being comfortable with some of the advanced editing techniques. Address motion picture editing theories that are not bound to time or specific editing technology.
FLPA F308 73510 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Film Criticism Jerry Brigham Theoretical approaches to viewing and analyzing and evaluating film and television program content.
FLPA F371 73511 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Digital Imaging Miho Aoki This course focuses on creating and manipulating digital images and including digital painting and photography. The varied ethical issues engendered by this expertise will be addressed in depth. Skills and knowledge useful for digital photography and digital video compositing and digital painting will be covered.
FREN F101X 73512 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary French I Hannah Carlile Introduction to the French language and culture. Development of competence and performance in the language through understanding and recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1 and 000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension and implicitly through language and and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.
GEOG F101X 73513 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Expdtn Earth:Intro to Geogrphy Roger Pearson Introduction to essential concepts and approaches of geographic study. Explores physical and political and economic and cultural geography of major world culture regions. Examines each region in relation to others and and in context of global economic and political and environmental change.
GEOG F302 73514 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Geography of Alaska Roger Pearson Regional and physical and economic geography of Alaska. Special consideration of the state's renewable and nonrenewable resources and of plans for their wise use. Frequent class study of representative maps and visual materials.
GER F101X 77166 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary German I Helga Wagenleiter Introduction to the German language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding and recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1 and 000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension and implicitly through language and and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.
HIST F100X 73515 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Modern World History John Heaton Significant aspects of modern world history and using either a chronological or an issues approach to be announced when offered. The chronological approach will examine major global developments in the twentieth century and while the issues approach will deal with such aspects of the modern world as revolutionary change and the interaction of peoples and ideology and the historical background of significant contemporary events.
HIST F131 73516 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 History of the U.S. John Heaton The discovery of America to 1865. Colonial period and revolution and formation of the constitution and western expansion and Civil War.
HIST F275 73517 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Perspectives on History John Heaton An introduction to the variety of historical approaches and to the "uses" of history. (Course is required for history majors and should be taken soon after declaring a History major as possible; non-majors are strongly discouraged from taking this course.)
HIST F429 77169 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 History of Modern Middle East Walter Skya An advanced survery of the modern Middle East from the 19th century to the present. It will focus on the birth of the modern Middle Eastern states out of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Oajar Dynasty and and the impact of the Western colonial powers on Middle Eastern societies and culture. Special attention will be given to the birth of modern secular Turkey and Egypt under military governments for the past half-century and the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the partition of Palestine. The origins of the Jewish state and the impact of the on-going Israeli-Pale
HLTH F100 73518 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Medical Terminology Shawn Russell Study of medical terminology and including analysis and origin of word roots and prefixes and suffixes. Understanding the word components and students will be able to build and spell and define medical words. Content will be presented by body systems focusing on terms for anatomy and diagnostic and laboratory and medical specialties. Includes use of medical dictionary and word pronunciation and abbreviations. Designed for health care professionals.
HLTH F106 73519 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Human Behavior in Health Care Shawn Russell Discussion of general concepts in human behavior and the specialized psychological issues when dealing with patients and loved ones in health care settings. Students perform self-evaluation and survey other cultures to allow examination of perceptions and individual biases and beliefs and their impacts on behavior.
HLTH F110 73520 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Professional Skills/Workplace Jennifer Meyer Presents skills to ensure success for the professional secretary and receptionist and medical worker and others. Includes interview skills and business manners and customer service and dressing for success.
HLTH F116 73521 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Mathematics in Health Care Jennifer Meyer Practical application of mathematics in health care and including arithmetic review and percentages and interest and ratio and proportion and dimensional analysis and metric system and medication calculation and graphs and charts and measurement instruments.
HLTH F130 73522 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Medical Office Technology Dallas Budden Introduces current and potential health care workers to computers in the medical office. Will study medical office management software and electronic health record systems. Includes discussion of computer hardware and software and working with operating systems and keyboarding and word processing and spreadsheets and presentation creation and formatting and and database concepts. Special fees may apply.
HLTH F132 73523 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Administrative Procedures I Jennifer Meyer Administrative responsibilities performed by medical/dental assistants and other health care providers in outpatient facilities. Includes duties of the office assistant and receptionist or secretary. Focus on reception and telephone procedures and public relations and professionalism.
HLTH F203 73524 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Science of Nutrition Jennifer Meyer Introduction to the principles of nutrition and its relationship to the life cycle. Focus on the importance nutrition plays in personal health and how to objectively evaluate nutritional intake using scientifically sound resources.
HLTH F203 73525 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Science of Nutrition Jennifer Meyer Introduction to the principles of nutrition and its relationship to the life cycle. Focus on the importance nutrition plays in personal health and how to objectively evaluate nutritional intake using scientifically sound resources.
HLTH F208 73526 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Human Diseases Betty Aldrich Introduction to the study of human diseases. Pathogenesis and etiology and predisposing factors will be examined. The most common diseases and disorders of each body system are presented along with a review of the pertinent anatomy and physiology. Includes the effects of aging on the system and the relationship of aging to disease.
HLTH F235 73527 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Medical Coding Shawn Russell The current procedural terminology (CPT) and the international classification of diseases (ICD) systems used in the medical setting. Examines the medical and legal uses of the CPT and ICT code systems in inpatient and outpatient medical settings and urgent care settings and billing departments and ancillary medical professions. Prepares students to take national certification exams.
HLTH F236 73528 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Outpatient Healthcare Reimburs Shawn Russell Outpatient reimbursement issues including documentation and insurance carriers and schedules and payment profiles. Collection strategies and legal issues and and the importance of educating the patient to the financial policies of the practice.
HSEM F120 73529 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Emergency Management Sean McGee This course will introduce students to the vocabulary and core components of emergency management. The important of this growing field will be discussed. The field is changing rapidly as a result of an increase in frequency and complexity and severity of man-made and natural and technological disasters. Historical events that have changed the nature of the field will be examined and students will be introduced to the leadership and management roles that have emerged as a result of these events taking place.
HSEM F121 74515 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Homeland Security Cameron Carlson This course will introduce students to the vocabulary and important components of homeland security. We will discuss the importance of the agencies associated with homeland security and their interrelated duties and relationships. Historical events that affect homeland security will be examined. State and national and international laws affecting homeland security will be explored. The most critical threats confronting homeland security will be examined.
HSEM F227 73532 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Transportation & Border Secur Sean McGee This course provides an overview of modern border and transportation security challenges and as well as different methods employed to address these challenges. The time period from post 9-11 to the present is covered. Topics explored include those associated with border and transportation infrastructure security; seaports and ships and aircraft and airports and trains and train stations and trucks and highways and bridges and rail lines and pipelines and buses. The course will include an exploration of technological solutions employed to enhance security of borde
HSEM F271 73536 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Fiscal Mngmnt for EM Operation David Tise This course is about accounting for public organizations such as fire and police and similar functions of local governments. Accounting is an essential function in all organizations. This course is from a user's perspective- understanding accounting reports rather than preparing them. The major topics covered include: understanding financial reports and budgeting preparation and governmental accounting basics and grant writing and management and ethics.
HSEM F301 73537 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Princ Emerg Mgmt & Home Sec Sean McGee The course provides a foundational perspective as to how our present federal emergency management and homeland security structure emerged with emphasis placed on the characteristics and functions and and resources of its integrated systems. This course additionally focuses on the principles and practices of homeland security and emergency management at the local and state and federal levels.
HSEM F405 74517 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Emerg Mgmt Exercise Design Troy Bouffard This course examines exercise design and evaluation and and development. The course will focus on developing the knowledge and skills that are imperative to implementing a Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant exercise. The class will also design and develop a table top exercise to be executed as a class project at the end of the semester. Lastly and the course will emphasize the importance of incorporating emergency exercise planning to effectively prepare and respond to disasters of all types and magnitudes.
HSEM F408 73538 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Homeland Defense/Security Troy Bouffard The purpose of this course is to provide students with a overview of the categories of military operations (other than war) that require homeland defense and security. A comparative approach will be utilized to compare the U.S. with other countries which use their respective militaries for smaller scale contingencies both internal and external to their borders.
HSEM F412 73539 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Emerg Planning & Preparedness David Kang This course will examine the concepts of developing and writing an emergency operations plan and the elements necessary for inclusion in the plan (all-hazards risk analysis). Students will transition through the process of identifying hazards and creating plans and developing a program which specifically addresses planning and preparedness objectives.
HSEM F415 73541 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Cyberdomain in 21st Century Orville Cupp This is meant to be a foundational cyber course. The cyber domain is misunderstood and the characteristics of the cyber domain are not applied in a coherent manner. This course will provide a theoretical and practical overview of cyber as an operating domain and cyber security as a protective requirement and cyber power as a means to use cyber assets in conflict. This course is designed to teach undergraduate students the history of the cyber domain and practical application of the principles of cyber domain and understand the context in which the cyber domain could influ
HSEM F423 73542 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Disaster Response Ops & Mgmt Christopher Elg The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of the principles that promote effective disaster response and recovery operations after disasters. To achieve this goal and the course will examine the nature of disasters as well as the roles and responsibilities of various actors involved in emergency management and homeland security. Various problems associated with response and recovery operations will be identified and discussed with special emphasis on the role of technology and communications coordination.
HSEM F423 78649 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Disaster Response Ops & Mgmt Ygnacio Flores The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of the principles that promote effective disaster response and recovery operations after disasters. To achieve this goal and the course will examine the nature of disasters as well as the roles and responsibilities of various actors involved in emergency management and homeland security. Various problems associated with response and recovery operations will be identified and discussed with special emphasis on the role of technology and communications coordination.
HSEM F434 73543 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 All-Hazards Risk Analysis Amber Lammers This course covers risk analysis and assessment from an All-Hazards emergency management and homeland security perspective. Students will explore vulnerability and risk assessment methodologies for natural and man-made as well as technological disasters/events and develop an understanding of the processes used in identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities in a system (e.g. and a physical facility such as a chemical plant and or an infrastructure component such as a power plant).
HSEM F434 78650 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 All-Hazards Risk Analysis Catherine Chatfield This course covers risk analysis and assessment from an All-Hazards emergency management and homeland security perspective. Students will explore vulnerability and risk assessment methodologies for natural and man-made as well as technological disasters/events and develop an understanding of the processes used in identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities in a system (e.g. and a physical facility such as a chemical plant and or an infrastructure component such as a power plant).
HSEM F440 73544 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Advncd Princ of Fire Service A Douglas Schrage The class will build a strong base of knowledge for upper-division students not yet working in the emergency services field as well as appeal to seasoned chief fire officers. Topics include community risk management and strategic planning and labor relations and leadership and visioning and managing change and politics and organizational culture and data analysis. This course aligns with the United States Fire Administration (USFA) Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Curriculum.
HSEM F445 73545 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Bus Continuity & Crisis Mgmt Amber Lammers The course serves as an introduction to crisis management and organizational continuity from a private sector business crisis and continuity management partnership perspective. The topics include comprehensive emergency management and public and private roles and partnerships for emergency and crisis management and the risk management process and strategic crisis management and contingency planning and training and exercises and emergency response and business continuity and recovery and the role of the crisis management team and and crisis communication.
HSEM F456 73547 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Leadrshp in Dangerous Contxts Cameron Carlson This course focuses on the challenges faced by those who serve as leaders during crisis and emergency circumstances. During emergency circumstances and leading others and being able to influence and motivate them during crisis is critical. Topics including leadership and followership and crisis decision making and fear and emotion and the unique circumstances of an emergency manager/homeland security professional are examined.
HSEM F601 73548 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Legal Aspects of HSEM Richard DiGiacomo Homeland security and emergency management (HSEM) are heavily regulated by US Code and executive agency guidelines and various federal and state laws and regulations. Participants in emergency planning and execution and are and themselves and subject to myriad laws and regulations while executing their response functions but also in the way they coordinate and interact with other responders whose authorities may differ from their own. This course examines the applicable statutory and regulatory and policy aspects regulating HSEM. It begins with an overview of the Const
HSEM F603 73549 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Disaster Management Policy Troy Bouffard This course will provide context for and contemporary coverage of the fields of disaster management and homeland security. Emphasis will be placed on the role of persons at all levels; federal and state and local. This can include scientists and engineers and civil and military and elected/appointed officials and first responders. The course will explore how social science research can be usefully applied to policy development and everyday practice. Students will discuss and review public policy and organizational management and leadership issues they will face as futu
HSEM F609 73550 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Human Security Stephen Recca This course introduces and reviews the major elements of human security. The term 'human security' provides a human-centric approach to understanding and enhancing and sustaining the security of the individual and as well as our families and communities and nation. A human-centric framework shifts the lens from viewing man-made and natural security challenges — such as 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing and Hurricane Katrina and and Avian Flu and Ebola — as event — or government-centric. Students will examine atraditional security influencers and such as public
HSEM F632 77269 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Project Management Vicki Wrona This course is designed to cover key components of project management fundamentals with emphasis on the project life cycle and project definition and project schedule and cost management and human resource allocation and the challenges facing project managers in every industry. We will focus on concepts and theories and best practices and while discussing managing and leading project teams in complex environments.
HSEM F690 77268 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Security and Disaster Mangmnt Cameron Carlson This course serves as the capstone course for the security and disaster management degree. This course should be taken near the end of the students' graduate program. This course will focus on the integration of both security and disaster management in a complex globalized environment. The course will explore touch points for public and private partnerships and organizing for effective security and disaster management solutions and the development of effective policies for both the public and private sectors.
HUMS F125X 78375 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Addictive Processes Michael Daku Focus on gaining knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of addiction. Historic and behavioral approaches and disease concept and current trends relating to addiction presented. Twelve step and self-help approaches explored.
INU F193 78460 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Beginning Inupiaq Ronald Brower Sr
JPN F210 73553 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Beginning Kanji David Henry Students will learn to read and write 500 basic kanji (Chinese characters) through studying their history and composition and artistic value.
JUST F110X 73559 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Justice Gary Copus Survey of the structure and process of the agencies of criminal justice. Includes introduction to criminology and criminal law and police and courts and corrections.
JUST F110X 73560 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Justice Tracy Dompeling Survey of the structure and process of the agencies of criminal justice. Includes introduction to criminology and criminal law and police and courts and corrections.
JUST F125X 78372 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Addictive Processes Michael Daku Focus on gaining knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of addiction. Historic and behavioral approaches and disease concept and current trends relating to addiction presented. Twelve step and self-help approaches explored.
JUST F125X 78373 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Addictive Processes Michael Daku Focus on gaining knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of addiction. Historic and behavioral approaches and disease concept and current trends relating to addiction presented. Twelve step and self-help approaches explored.
JUST F222 73564 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Research Methods Gary Copus Application of social science research methods to solving scientific and nonscientific questions arising in justice or political science. Basic methods include statistical analysis and survey research and and Internet applications.
JUST F300X 73565 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Ethics and Justice Gary Copus An examination of ethical and moral concepts and and their relationship to criminal justice issues. Applies ethics theories to the criminal justice institutions of police and courts and corrections. Examines ethical and moral dilemmas which confront crime control policy makers.
JUST F335 73566 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Gender and Crime Jon Duke An exploration of gender and crime including the extent of female crime and victimization and masculinity and violence and and women professionals in the justice system.
JUST F340 73567 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Rural Justice in Alaska Jeffrey May Application of the western justice system to remote northern Native villages including issues arising from cultural conflicts and difficulties associated with a centralized justice system serving distant roadless communities and the federal/Indian relationship and and a description of crime occurring in the villages.
JUST F352 77170 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Criminal Law Jeffrey May A study of elements and purposes and functions of the substantive criminal law with emphasis upon historical and philosophical concepts.
JUST F605 73571 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Admin & Mgmt Criminal Just Org Michael Daku A comprehensive overview of management and administration of criminal justice agencies with an emphasis on organizational behavior. Included is the study of management theories and leadership roles and and the development of human resources within the organizational context. This course will be offered over the Internet.
JUST F640 73572 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Community/Restorative Justice Jon Duke Using community resources to address public safety concerns. Includes recent developments and an emerging awareness that public safety solutions can be achieved efficiently by cooperative efforts between justice agencies and community resources.
JUST F698 73573 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Non-Thesis Research/Project Frank Boldt
LAT F101X 73575 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Beginning Latin I Carl Strange Jr Introduction to ancient Latin language and Roman culture and development of competence through reading original authors with emphasis on vocabulary and recognition and correct use of grammar.
LAT F102X 73576 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Beginning Latin II Carl Strange Jr Continuation of the introduction to ancient Latin language and Roman culture and development of competence through reading original authors with emphasis on vocabulary and recognition and correct use of grammar.
LEAD F472 78045 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Leading Change Nicole Cundiff The course is designed to explore some of the technologies for intervening in organizations to develop their capability and to achieve change. We explore the way in which change agents deal with their conflicting demands. The thrust of the text is how to become a leading change agent within an organization and extend your understanding and application of key concepts and theories.
LS F101X 73579 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-06 Library Information & Research Ilana Kingsley Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
LS F101X 73580 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-06 Library Information & Research Ilana Kingsley Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
LS F101X 73581 2017-11-06 to 2017-12-16 Library Information & Research Ilana Kingsley Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
LS F101X 73582 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-06 Library Information & Research Cheri Boisvert Janz Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
LS F101X 73583 2017-11-06 to 2017-12-16 Library Information & Research Karen Jensen Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
LS F101X 73584 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-06 Library Information & Research Elizabeth Humrickhouse Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information and especially through use of library catalogs and journal indexes and Internet resources. Some sections may emphasize selected academic areas.
MATH F113X 73585 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Concpts & Applications of Math Hillary VanSpronsen Applications of mathematics in modern society. Topics may include voting systems and management science and graph theory and symmetry and fair division and mathematical modeling. Problem solving is emphasized.
MATH F122X 73586 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Precalc for Business & Econ Hillary VanSpronsen A study of various classes of functions and exploring their numeric and algebraic and graphical aspects. Function classes include linear and quadratic and rational and exponential and logarithmic. This course is appropriate for students in programs relating to business and economics or students intending to take MATH F230X. Note: Credit may be earned for MATH F151X or MATH F122X and but not for both.
MATH F151X 73587 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 College Algebra for Calculus Hillary VanSpronsen Study of algebraic and logarithmic and exponential functions; system or equations; applications. Note: Credit may be earned for MATH F151X or MATH F122X and but not for both. Note: Only eight credits total may be earned from MATH F151X and Math F152X and Math F156X.
MATH F152X 73588 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Trigonometry Latrice Bowman A study of trigonometric functions including graphing and identities and inverse trigonometric functions and solving equations and polar coordinates; applications. Note: Only eight credits total may be earned from MATH F151X and Math F152X and Math F156X.
MATH F156X 77140 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Precalculus Hillary VanSpronsen Various classes of functions and their graphs are explored numerically and algebraically and graphically. Function classes include polynomial and rational and exponential and logarithmic and trigonometric. Skills and concepts needed for calculus are emphasized. This class is intended for students intending to take MATH F251X. Note: Only eight credits total may be earned from MATH F151X and MATH F152X and MATH F156X.
MATH F251X 73589 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Calculus I Latrice Bowman A first course in single-variable calculus. Topics include limits; continuity and differentiation of functions; applications of the derivative to graphing and optimization and and rates of change; definite and indefinite integration; and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Note: Credit may not be earned for both MATH F251X and MATH F230X.
MATH F252X 73590 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Calculus II Beth Zirbes Further topics in single-variable calculus and including techniques of integration; applications of integration; convergence of sequences and series; parameterized curves; and polar coordinates.
MATH F253X 74522 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Calculus III Gordon Williams Multivariable calculus. Topics include vectors in 2- and 3-dimensions; differential calculus of functions of several variables; multiple integration; vector calculus and including Green's and Stokes' Theorem; and applications.
MATH F302 78188 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Differential Equations Caleb Jurkowski Nature and origin of differential equations and first order equations and solutions and linear differential equations with constant coefficients and systems of equations and power series solutions and operational methods and and applications.
MBA F617 77288 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-20 Organizational Theory/Managers Nicole Cundiff Overview of the history and concepts and literature and applications in organizational theory. Emphasis on applications and cases applying organizational theory concepts to management.
MBA F627 73591 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-20 Business Law and Ethics Frederick Arkell This course will focus on the legal and ethical and practical aspects of business law. The primary goal is the course is to better prepare graduate students for their roles as leaders in the business world. In this course M.B.A. students will learn from a practical standpoint how to take the necessary legal steps to guide a business through the legal maze that awaits them. The course will additionally target the decision-making process from an ethical standpoint. Students will have a thorough understanding of the various areas of business law and allowing them to make leg
MBA F632 77271 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Project Management Vicki Wrona This course is designed to cover key components of project management fundamentals with emphasis on the project life cycle and project definition and project schedule and cost management and human resource allocation and the challenges facing project managers in every industry. We will focus on concepts and theories and best practices and while discussing managing and leading project teams in complex environments.
MBA F643 78344 2017-10-23 to 2017-12-16 Marketing Management Lance Gentry Provides managerial approach to examining processes for identifying prospective opportunities and as well as review of marketing mix elements relating to planning and developing and implementing marketing plans. Topics include market segmentation and buyer behavior and product policy and strategy and pricing and promotion and sales force management and distribution channel policy and competitive behavior and market research and marketing ethics.
MBA F675 73592 2017-08-28 to 2017-10-20 Quantitat Methods for Managers Betty Ross An in-depth treatment of quantitative research methods in an applied context. The usefulness of those techniques to the managerial decision-making process. Research skills are presented as a set of tools that enable managers to make better decisions.
MBA F680 73593 2017-10-23 to 2017-12-16 Financial Markets and Strategy Haiwei Chen Description of capital markets and development of the major financial theories that explain how to value financial instruments and and examination of how these theories can be used by corporations to evaluate real investments. How firms choose among the various instruments available to them for financing operations and how these instruments help firms manage risks. These corporate financial decisions are viewed as part of the overall corporate strategy of firms and affecting investment and operating strategies and product market strategies and and the ways in which exe
MBA F690 77289 2017-10-23 to 2017-12-16 Corporate Strategy Kimberly McGinnis An integrative approach to strategy formation and implementation (decision-making) to achieve organization goals. Students will be introduced to theoretical perspectives and associated methodologies directed toward resolving the unstructured problems and opportunities which confront general managers at the highest levels of an organization.
MBA F691 73594 2017-10-23 to 2017-12-16 Advanced Topics in Business James Gilbreath Developing managers' ability to excel in specialized areas of business such as entrepreneurship and risk management. Note: May be taken twice for credit when topic changes.
MSL F111X 73595 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 The Oceans Andrew McDonnell Study of the oceans from the broad perspective offered by combining insights from biology and physics and chemistry and geology. Topics include the evolution of the oceans and marine life and forces acting on water and the resulting currents and waves and and relationships between the physics and chemistry of water bodies and their biological productivity. Societal questions related to fisheries management and global climate change and pollution will be discussed.
MUS F103X 73596 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Music Fundamentals Kathryn Hendrickson-Eagles An introductory study of the language of music. Includes basic notation and melodic and rhythmic writing and scales and bass and treble clefs and and basic harmony.
MUS F103X 78969 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Music Fundamentals Kathryn Hendrickson-Eagles An introductory study of the language of music. Includes basic notation and melodic and rhythmic writing and scales and bass and treble clefs and and basic harmony.
MUS F200X 73597 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Explorations in Music Lisa Kljaich Understanding and appreciation of music through explorations of its diverse styles and influences and developments. Topics include the creative process and musical forms and expression and historical and cultural contexts and popular movements and trends.
NRM F593P 77173 2017-09-05 to 2017-12-07 Alaska Master Gardener Online Heidi Rader
NRM F697 78749 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro GIS Fisheries David Verbyla
PHIL F102X 78789 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Philosophy Eduardo Wilner Survey of philosophers and problems in the Western tradition beginning with the ancient Greeks (Plato and Aristotle) and continuing with medieval (Anselm and Augustine and Aquinas) and modern European thinkers (Descartes and Hume and Kant and Nietzsche). Themes and topics may vary.
PHIL F322X 78790 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Ethics Eduardo Wilner Ethic and –from the Greek "ethos" meaning character and custom and usage–is the study of value distinctions. Examination of the nature of value judgments–their historical origins and philosophical assumptions–and exploration of the application of value distinctions to contemporary social and religious and scientific/technical.
PLS F102 73603 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Paralegal Studies Deana Waters Sources of law in the American tripartite system of government and with emphasis on state and federal court systems. Substantive law is studied and including administrative law and business organization and civil procedure and contract and criminal and employment and family and probate and real estate and tort law. Introductory instruction in legal writing and legal research using the law library and Westlaw.
PLS F105 73604 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Paralegal Ethics Deana Waters Introduction to the ethical obligations owed by both lawyers and paralegals to their clients and other lawyers and the court systems where they work and the general public. Alaska Rules of Professional Conduct and the canons of ethics promulgated by the two nationwide paralegal associations.
PLS F210 73910 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Civil Procedure Deana Waters Basic vocabulary and concepts essential to effectively assist an attorney with the procedural aspects of civil litigations.
PLS F240 73911 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Family Law Meredith Lanis Basic vocabulary and concepts essential to understanding family law and assisting a practicing attorney in matters involving marriage issues and premarital contracts and annulment and divorce and dissolution and property division and child custody and support and visitation.
PLS F242 73912 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Employment/Administrative Law Jennifer Young Legal principles which define the relationship between employers and employees. Includes obligations imposed by Federal and Alaska state statutes and administrative regulations. Includes how administrative agencies are created and how they provide administrative law through promulgation of rules and regulations and through quasi-judicial decisions.
PLS F270 76383 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Constitution Law for Paralegal Deana Waters Exploration of constitutional law as it applies to the day-to-day work of a paralegal in criminal law and civil procedure and family law and administrative/employment law and personal injury litigation. Examination of the seperation of powers among the branches of the federal government; federalism and the states' rights; economic and property rights; and individual freedoms and protections under the Constitution and with an emphasis on due process.
PLS F280 73914 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Legal Rsch/Writ for Paralegals Edgar Husted Legal research skills using law library methods and computer-assisted legal research and the Internet. Read and understand authorities from three branches of government: executive and legislative and judicial. Emphasis on precedent from Alaska and federal court systems. Includes writing skills from drafting of law office correspondence to preparation of court pleadings and briefs.
PS F300X 77782 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Ethics and Society Amy Lovecraft What is the right thing to do? A presentation of important theories of values and morality and ethics. Application of theories to dilemmas of choice in the public world and such as euthanasia and abortion and animal rights and sexual morality and environmental ethics.
PS F437 74525 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 United States Foreign Policy Brandon Boylan U.S. foreign policy in the postwar and post cold war period and including development of policy (domestic and foreign influences) and administration of political and economic and military policies and and evaluation of policy effectiveness. Analyzes the historical background of the U.S. role in the world today and leading personalities and events that are a part of it.
PS F669 73610 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Arctic Politics and Governance Chanda Meek This course traces current developments in Arctic politics and governance from multiple perspectives and including exploring interests and processes and and behaviors of Arctic governments and non-state actors and individually and collectively. The course surveys the formal and informal institutions that govern resource development and pollution and shipping and state-indigenous relations and security.
PSY F240 73612 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Psychology of Development Dani Sheppard The psychology of human development from conception to death. Critical emphasis on theory and research within the field of developmental psychology with the role of culture as an influencing factor.
PSY F345 74395 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Abnormal Psychology John Worrall A study of abnormal behavior and its causes and treatment and social impact. The major classifications of disorders are presented.
PSY F445 74397 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Community Psychology Cecile Lardon Survey of principles and applications of community psychology and emphasizing person-environment interactions and societal and cultural impacts upon individual and community functioning. Attention given to interventions which facilitate psychological competence and empowerment and prevent disorder and and promote social change.
PSY F469 75349 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Health Psychology Ellen Lopez Scientific study of behaviors that relate to health enhancement and disease and injury prevention and safety and rehabilitation. While mental health is included and the emphasis is on physical health.
PSY F485 78155 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Senior Seminar Dani Sheppard Synthesis and integration of knowledge and skills developed by psychology majors. Includes a general knowledge of psychology and a basic knowledge of the research process and methods and insights into the way culture and gender and ethnicity and social class and and other diversity issues influence research and practice in psychology.
RD F110 73615 2017-08-28 to 2017-11-22 ANCSA: Land Claims in 21st Cen Jenny Jones Familiarize students with the land claims process and important Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act content and with focus on contemporary situations and explanation of land claims processes ongoing or recently completed in locations outside Alaska.
SOC F101X 77172 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Introduction to Sociology Mary Sunwood An introduction to the complex social arrangements guiding individual behavior and common human concerns in contrasting cultural contexts.
SOC F201X 75365 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Social Problems and Solutions Sine Anahita A study of major contemporary social problems and analysis of factors causing these problems and and discussion of potential solutions. Special emphasis is given to social problems and solutions in Alaska and the circumpolar North.
SOC F373 73618 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 DS* Rsrch Methods in Socl Sci Sine Anahita Course helps students become critical consumers of research in the social sciences and enables them to develop research proposals. The course covers phases of the research process and which comprises problem formulation and research designs and conceptualization and sampling and ethical issues.
SOC F440 76867 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Environmental Sociology Mary Biermann Course considers how political and social and economic factors have come to shape human patterns of interaction with the natural environment. Provides a sociological perspective on environmental problems such as environment and health and disaster and environmental policy and environmental risk and sustainability and human and animal interactions and environmental justice and social movements.
SPAN F101X 73619 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary Spanish I Daniel Darrow Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding and recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1 and 000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension and implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.
SPAN F101X 78904 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary Spanish I Daniel Darrow Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding and recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1 and 000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension and implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.
SPAN F102X 75369 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elementary Spanish II Marina Cuzovic-Severn Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding and recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1 and 000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension and implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.
SPAN F201 77167 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intermediate Spanish I Daniel Darrow Continuation of SPAN F102X. Increasing emphasis on reading and writing and oral ability. Conducted in Spanish.
SPAN F317 77168 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Advanced Spanish Grammar Daniel Darrow Grammatical concepts in Spanish. Focus on more difficult grammatical structures.
SPRT F281X 78287 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Intro to Sport Management Joshua Lupinek Provides a basic understanding of the methods employed to manage amateur and professional sports organizations and the legal issues involved. Topics such as stadium financing and risk management contracts and human resource management and data collection and public versus private sector labor laws and collective bargaining and drug testing will be examined. Basic management techniques and theory and problems associated with the field sport management are discussed along with history and current trends in sport management.
STAT F200X 73621 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Elem Probability & Statistics Beth Zirbes Descriptive statistics and frequency distributions and sampling distributions and elementary probability and estimation of population parameters and hypothesis testing (one and two sample problems) and correlation and simple linear regression and and one-way analysis of variance. Parametric methods.
SWK F305 75981 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Social Welfare History Retchenda George Bettisworth Analysis of social inequality and the U.S. social welfare system by tracing the historical development of government response to social inequality and exploring historical and persisting dilemmas in the provision of social welfare services.
SWK F341 75982 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Human Behav in Soc Envir I Heidi Brocious HBSE is a sequence of two courses that focus on human development in the context of the social environment. Throughout the sequence and a person-in-environment perspective is utilized to interpret the situations of individuals and families and groups. These situations are evaluated in the the light of social work values and ethics. The first course in the sequence focuses on the human life cycle viewed in the context of the social environment.
WRTG F111X 76729 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing Across Contexts Megan Moody An introduction to writing strategies and processes for reading and responding to rhetorical situations across a variety of public and academic contexts.
WRTG F111X 76731 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing Across Contexts Katherine Stealey-Bouta An introduction to writing strategies and processes for reading and responding to rhetorical situations across a variety of public and academic contexts.
WRTG F111X 76732 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing Across Contexts Romina Kline An introduction to writing strategies and processes for reading and responding to rhetorical situations across a variety of public and academic contexts.
WRTG F211X 76734 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing and the Humanities Carolyn Stice An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the humanities and with a focus on the disciplinary questions and methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.
WRTG F211X 76735 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing and the Humanities Hans Burger An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the humanities and with a focus on the disciplinary questions and methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.
WRTG F213X 76736 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing and the Sciences Maureen Sullivan An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the social and natural sciences and with a focus on the disciplinary questions and methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.
WRTG F213X 76739 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing and the Sciences Christie Hinrichs An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the social and natural sciences and with a focus on the disciplinary questions and methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.
WRTG F213X 78291 2017-08-28 to 2017-12-16 Writing and the Sciences Megan Moody An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the social and natural sciences and with a focus on the disciplinary questions and methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.