Example Remote Classes

ENG 190 - Capitalism, Socialism, Literature: An introduction to the process of reading critically and writing perceptively about literary works, through the exploration of specific topics or questions, in this case, dichotomous economic theories. In this class period Professor Gordon Bigelow and his class analyze the issue of immigration and refugee life in Ling Ma’s Severance.
ENG 355 - 19th Century British Novel: A study of major works, with particular attention to changes in reading habits and publishing practices that altered the shape of the novel during this period. Readings may include work by Austen, Scott, Dickens, Brontë, Gaskell, Thackeray, Collins, Eliot, Hardy, and Gissing.
ART 151 Survey of Western Art Gothic: This course surveys Western art from prehistory to the twentieth century. Students will be exposed to the basic methods of art historical analysis as well as the major techniques, artists, movements and objects in the history of Western art.
Religious Studies 301 - Socially Engaged Buddhism: In this course of study, students will cover fundamental topics of Buddhism and then use a Buddhist view to engage with issues besetting the modern world.
RELS 101- Black Lives Matter: The first in a two-course sequence of selected topics that enables students to develop critical knowledge of biblical texts and post-biblical traditions by helping them understand how these works and their histories of reception inform interpretive contexts. Selected works from the biblical writings and affiliated literature will be discussed within the framework of topics that will allow students to explore their own and others’ operative assumptions about meaning and values. In this course, students will engage with the Bible and puts its readings into the context of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Physics 401 - Quantum Mechanics Spherical Harmonics Rupke: This upper-level Physics offering is an introduction to topics in quantum physics, including observables and measurement, position and momentum representations, wave mechanics, the time-dependent Schrödinger equation, Hilbert space vectors and operators, the Hamiltonian, potential wells and the harmonic operator, introduction to Dirac notation, scattering theory, the Hydrogen atom, angular momentum, and spin.
Biology 340 - Respiration in Extreme Environments: Biology 340 will study the various systems of animal physiology (e.g., muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiac, digestive, respiratory, renal) as well as a comparative approach to emphasize not only how the human body functions, but also how various animals have evolved similar physiological endpoints that can be compared in their structure and functional efficacy to the human body. Laboratory investigations will include studies of vertebrate muscle physiology and biochemistry and regulation of vertebrate cardiac activity, blood pressure, and respiration.
Philosophy 340 - Philosophy and Cognitive Science: Among the core principles guiding cognitive science are that mental processes are typically unconscious and computational; that the mind is a biological organ housed in the brain and shaped by evolution; and that many mental capacities are modularly implemented and innate. We will examine these core principles and apply them to understand a wide range of phenomena, including visual perception, language, mental imagery, intelligence, and choice.
Business 472 - Analytics Cluster Analysis/Segmentation: This upper-level Business course focuses on the use of marketing analytics and metrics for decision making. The course will cover marketing applications of statistical (mostly multivariate) methods and models and will use appropriate software (statistical) packages.
Spanish 102 - Vocab Imperfect Subjunctive and Conditional: Spanish 102 is an introductory course focusing on pronunciation, fundamentals of grammar, composition, and reading of texts of graded difficulty.
Humanities 102 - Introduction to 2nd Year Search Topics: Professors give a brief introduction and synopsis of course offerings for the second of three courses in the Search track, a foundational series of courses that examine western philosophies and religions in a variety of contexts.
Music 222 - Music Tech - Intro to Ableton Live: This course is designed as an introduction to both utilitarian and creative concepts, which will assist students in developing practical and artistic applications in music technology. The course will develop a solid foundation for those wishing to use technology to enhance their musical understanding.
Chemistry 408 Lab - Inorganic Chemistry: Chemistry 408 is an upper-level course which engages in in-depth study of d-block coordination compounds including topics of molecular symmetry, group theory, bonding, vibrational spectroscopy, ligand field theory, organometallics, and catalysis. It includes an interdisciplinary synthetic laboratory involving inorganic synthesis and catalysis of organic reactions.
Art 102 - Intro to Digital Art: This introductory studio experience in the use of digital technology in the fine arts will include topics such as digital imaging, motion graphics, video editing, and computer animation. This course will also trace technologically driven art from pioneering efforts to current trends, and the central role played by computers in the field of electronic art.
Humanities 102 - 2020 Kaltner Plenary on the Qur’an: Professor John Kaltner shares some introductory questions that shape his second semester Search course on the Qur’an. Search is a foundational series of courses that examine western philosophies and religions in a variety of contexts.