Full Water Service Restored at Southeast

Southeast Missouri State University

*Please note that not every theme is taught every semester.*

A

Agriculture in the Economy

Theme Focus

Investigation of people’s economic, social, and psychological responses to agricultural economics. Includes study of improvements in biological, human, and manufacturing resources and marketing and governmental influences.

Sample Assignments

After developing skills with database research and Power Point oral presentation techniques, students will prepare oral reports on controversial and ethical topics such as global marketing of grain, the disappearance of family farms, and consumer reluctance in purchasing bio-engineered food products.

American Schools as Seen Through the Media

Theme Focus

Exploration of the ways in which the media (print, television, film, music, theatre) has both reflected and shaped society’s perception of educational systems, schools, learners, and teachers.

Sample Assignments

Critical analysis of the portrayal of schools and teachers in films such as Stand and Deliver and Dead Poet’s Society leads to written responses and oral presentations. Students keep journals to record instances of biased or controversial media treatment of education-related events.

Anthropological Perspectives on How the University Works

Theme Focus:

A University is not like a bigger high school, and there are all sorts of rules and behaviors that may seem foreign to people new to the culture. We will use an anthropolotical "lens" to explore different subcultures at the University. Native informants will be invited into the classroom, and students will work as Participant -- Observer activities of the University community.

The Artist as Citizen in Contemporary American Society

Theme Focus

Exploration of the essential relationship between art and every other sphere of human inquiry. Focus on the influence of art on culture and society and the power of art to transform its audience.

Sample Assignments

Experiential learning includes excursions to regional art galleries and museums. Critical evaluations (oral and written) of various artistic works. Discussion and debates on issues such as censorship, art as propaganda, and government sponsorship of the arts.

B

Be All You Can Be: Personal Development

Theme Focus

Development of the student’s abilities to the highest potential in academic, personal, physical, and spiritual areas, Topics include self-awareness, communications skills including nonverbal communication, and career satisfaction.

Sample Assignments

Exercises in personal goal setting and assessment of strengths and weaknesses. Short papers include responses to cultural programs including art and music. Role playing and impromptu speaking activities.

Being Human or Human Being?

Theme Focus

What is a human being? What does it mean to be human? Humans are biological organisms. Yet, humans are uniquely sapient. This course addresses how the biological and social natures of Homo sapiens became inextricablylinked and how a human being now has the ability to alter its own existence.

Britain and The Brits

Theme Focus:

A survey of the historical, cultural, and societal themes that have emerged over the many centruies of the island story of Great Britain and its people.

The Business of Marriage

Theme Focus

Examination of the impact of marriage on our social and economic well being, with emphasis on the representation of marriage in film and literature. Topics include historical and contemporary laws and customs governing marriage and establishment of gender roles.

Sample Assignments

Critical evaluation of the impact of marriage as a social institution in various cultures and time periods. Oral presentations analyzing the portrayal of marriage in film and on television. Role-playing activities which examine gender roles within marriage. Discussion of film and literary representations of marriage.

Business Works

Theme Focus

Exploration of different economic systems, organizational structures and functions, and analysis of domestic and global business issues. Topics include diversity of people in the workplace, their relationships, motivation, legal and ethical behaviors, and decision-making.

Sample Assignments

Case study examinations of business phenomena will employ a behavioral systems approach using McGregor’s theory of X and Y, Maslow’s hierarchy, and Schultz’s theory of interpersonal orientation. Brief oral and written reports on assigned topics.


C

A Children's World: International Perspectives of Early Childhood

Theme Focus

Opportunity to think critically about aspects of child development in the United States and all over the world. Students will explore children in various cultural contexts and will examine social issues related to child life, such as poverty, education, nutrition and health, and adult child rearing perspectives and values.

Citizenship & Civil Rights in the U.S.

Theme Focus

Introduction to several critical episodes of civil rights in the United States-anti-Catholic nativism in the 1840s, Chinese exclusion in the 1880s, Japanese internment during WWII, and the African American struggle for civil rights and first-class citizenship from Emancipation through the 1960s.

Civility in the United States

Theme Focus

Exploration of the presence and relevance of civility in contemporary American culture and subcultures. Topics include the merits of good manners, the effect of incivility on society, changing cultural and communication styles, and other countries’ views of the behaviors of Americans.

Sample Assignments

Discussion and informal writing on instances of disrespectful and rude behaviors encountered in daily life. Analysis of causes and consequences of these behaviors. Research project on customs and manners in a foreign country, and that country’s view of Americans as civil or ill-mannered people.

College and the Community

Theme Focus

This course will examine the impact of Southeast on Cape Girardeau and the region. The focus will be on economic impact, community activity, athletics and community spirit, joint city and University initiatives, and the responsibilities of students to the community.

Communicating in the Electronic Age

Theme Focus

Investigation of the role of electronic communication in modern society. Delivered as an on-line course with topics including how electronic communication occurs in various disciplines, how teaching and learning is facilitated in those disciplines, and learning how to communicate in the electronic age.

Connections in Technology-How Napoleon Helped the Space Program

Theme Focus

Show how discovery, science, and world events build off one another to generate new tchnologies and how history and inovation is the result of interplay of isolated evetns. We'll discuss the consequences of both te increasing speed of technological development and increasing complexity of everyday tecnology.

Contemporary American Indians

Theme Focus

Exploration of the politics of race, identity and politics in Indian Country today through films, music, Indian newspapers, and literature will all be used to explore these topics.

Sample Assignments

Students will analyze a piece of contemporary Indian music (rock and roll, hip hop, heavy metal) for its Indian cultural or political themes.

The Creative Process

Theme Focus

The Creative Process is a course that involves the study (through hands-on experiences, viewings, readings, and the attendance of performances and exhibitions) and the analysis-interpretation-evaluation (through discussion and writing) of a variety of artistic processes and products in the visual and performing arts disciplines.

Critical Perspectives of the Body

Theme Focus

Students will examine the ways in which the physical body has been represented in various cultures throughout history. Students will gain critical perspectives on the representation of the body as text, resistance, power and struggle. The intersections of race, gender, social class, age, and sexuality will also be investigated.

Cyberspace and Identity

Theme Focus

This theme would involve student discussion of and participation in various Web 2.0 tools as a way to explore and challenge the increasingly fractured notion of personal identity in the age of the Internet. Topics discussed will include privacy, censorship, hypertext, and virtual identity, among others. Technologies used will include Twitter, Second Life, Facebook, and wikis.


D

Designing Your World

Theme Focus

Exploration into the field of interior design with special emphasis on residential spaces. Issues of green design and rebuuilding after Katrina will be emphasized. Topics will include the history of American housing, basic construction, reading floor plans as well as current trends in interior design.

Digital Nation

Theme Focus

Focus is on the broader aspects of Information Technology which impact society. Has three segments: developments and trends in IT, current and future applications, and social impact. Considers major historical milestones and critical contemporary issues.

Sample Assignments

Research papers on the history of any one aspect of IT and on the symbiosis between other disciplines and IT, a descriptive paper explaining how IT is used in a specific discipline, case study analysis in ethical and legal issues pertaining to IT, and a position paper on open source versus proprietary software or individual privacy versus security regulations.

Dimensions of Leadership

Theme Focus

Students will examine leadership theories and characteristics of effective leaders. Students will learn how and why advocating for change in their communities will help them become responsible members of those communities. Students will have the opportunity to interact with university, local, and state leaders throughout the semester.

Disability: The Individual & Society

Theme Focus

Examination of the historical and contemporary views of various cultures toward persons with disabilities with particular emphasis on American society and how these attitudes influence interpersonal relationships, the economy, healthcare, education and public policy.

Sample Assignments

A short written and oral presentation on the personal, economic, educational and public policy impart of a particular disability category. A small group project on the perspectives of persons with a specific disability and how they cope with healthcare, personal, educational and vocational challenges. Group discussion regarding public policy issues associated with disability in the US and abroad.

Dreams & the Mythic Imagination

Theme Focus

Exploration of the phenomenon of dreams from various historical, cultural, and psychological perspectives. Emphasis on cultural elements, significance of dreams, and archetypal dream images.

Sample Assignments

Small group discussion and analysis of dream images in preparation for writing short papers. Research projects on significance of dreams in various cultural traditions. Study of archetypal dream patterns and themes.


E

Educating the Worker for the Global Marketplace

Theme Focus

Preparation for involvement in tomorrow’s economy, based on self-analysis, assessment of labor market, and global awareness. Emphasis on issues of social, economic, and political diversity and opportunity. Includes experiential learning.

Sample Assignments

Research-based written report on social and economic opportunities in a culture unlike your own. Preparation of a personal career plan, and participation in service learning activities.

The Environment and Your Pocketbook

Theme Focus

Examination of the financial effects of protecting the environment. This course will cover some of the basic ideas of environmental science and how humans affect the environment in their daily lives, as well as how individual student choices affect their pocketbook and the environment.

Sample Assignments

In-class debates about environmental issues, oral presentations on research completed on specific activities affect the environment and their pocketbook, a research paper explaining how government regulations have affected students personally (environmentally and economically).

Exploring International and American Cultures

Theme Focus

Investigating, exploring, and understanding peoples representing various cultures within the United States and in other countries. Topics include social customs, religion, education, politics, literature, and art.

Sample Assignments

Experiential learning projects include exploration of home cultures of international students, community service projects involving hospice or day care centers, and campus cultural events. Investigation of similarities in seemingly diverse cultures, and examination of personal beliefs concerning diversity.

Family Policies and Issues

Theme Focus

The class will closely examine policies and issues affecting families. Students will not only address family issues, but will be challenged to come up with solutions to the problem families face. topics include, but are not limited to: economics, work and unemployment, health care, sandwich generaion, child rearing and education.


G

Gender and Race in Literature and Film

Theme Focus

Exploration of the way modern film-makers and fiction authors present race and gender-related characters, conflicts, and issues. Emphasis on the ways literature and film can help to shape people’s identities and relationships with one another in a multicultural, pluralistic, free society.

Sample Assignments

After studying and discussing a film such as Thelma and Louise or American History X, students will write an argumentative paper on some issue of gender or racial issue in the film. Students may write a paper about the author’s treatment of an issue such as social tolerance of racial prejudice or gender and sexuality discrimination in a selected short story from the anthology textbook.

Gender Roles and Relationships

Theme Focus

Exploration of the basis, characteristics, and consequences of traditional and contemporary gender roles, as well as relationships between men and women. Topics include economic and political gender equity, sexual harassment, partner relationships, and gender stereotypes.

Sample Assignments

Investigation (short papers and oral reports) of the influences of parenting, television and toys on the formation of your own developing identity as being male or female. Research project on gender roles and gender equity in various cultures.

Global Issues: The Cultural Environment

Theme Focus

Exploration of issues of cultural diversity between Americans and peoples of one or more other countries. Consideration of various social, cultural, economic, and political viewpoints increases our awareness of the international nature of global events.

Sample Assignments

Research using International web sources provides the basis for a written report on a current event-taking place in a foreign country. Experiential learning includes interviews with international students and faculty as well as attendance at cultural events such as lectures, films, and concerts featuring international themes.

H

Health Issues for the New Millennium

Theme Focus

Exploration of health related issues that directly impact college-aged health care consumers. Topics include ethical issues of childbearing, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, cost and availability of health care, and substance abuse.

Sample Assignments

Case studies and role-playing exercise will invite students to think critically about controversial health issues such as the distribution of organs for transplants. Students will write short “reaction papers” based on assigned readings and deliver small group oral presentations on selected research topics.

Historical Survey of the Development of Christianity

Theme Focus

Historical survey of the development of Christianity follows Christianity from its first century Jewish and Greek origins, the eighth century Carolingian Empire, Reformation of Western Europe, development of Christianity in America, to modern Christianity in the current political, economic and global environment.

Human Rights: Why Should You Care?

Theme Focus

The course will utilize Youth for Human Rights videos to introduce the 30 rights in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. Students will discuss how these affect their livesand how the United States is viewed as a human rights world leader.


I

Information Society

Theme Focus

This course focuses on the broader aspects of Information Technology which impact society. Has three segments: developments and trends in IT, current and future applications, and social impact. Considers major historical milestones and critical contemporary issues.

Sample Assignments

Research papers on the history of any one aspect of Information Technology and the symbiosis between other disciplines and IT, descriptive papers explaining how IT is used in a specific discipline, case study analyses in ethical and legal issues pertaining to IT, position papers on open source versus proprietary software or individual’s privacy versus security regulations.

Interpersonal Perspectives of Early Childhood

Theme Focus

Opportunity to think critially about aspects of child development in te United States and all over the world. Students will explore children in various clutural contexts and will examine social issues related to child life, such as poverty, education, nutrition, and adult child rearing perspectives and values.

Issues in Global Nutrition

Theme Focus

Examination of the role of food in the development of ethnic, religious, and regional identity. Issues of inequities of food availability and the impact on the environment will be emphasized. Additional topics include cultural food preferences, the role of food in medicine, and the debate for biotechnology.

Sample Assignments

Design and presentation of a debate regarding biotechnology – its role in the prevention of disease and the potential impact on the environment; development of vegetarian menu planning with preparation of food products for taste-testing; participation and design of world hunger awareness activities for the campus during World Hunger Week in October.


L

Law, Medicine & Ethics

Theme Focus

The Law, Medicine and Ethics Seminar will explore many issues that confront health care professionals in today's world. Such topics include, but are not limited to, conflicts of interest, patient confidentiality, self-determination, abortion and health care rationing. The students will develop skills in locating and gathering information by using the library to locate articles pertinent to class assignments. After a foundation has been laid describing the legal framework and several ethical approaches, students will be given assignments that require opportunity to express their ethical point of view. Oral discussions to elicit these thoughts are integral to class success.Written assignments will also be added to help the students develop an approach to deal with these potential ethical dilemmas.

Law, Society, and Decision-Making

Theme Focus

Investigation of the ways in which laws, court systems, and legal decisions shape individual and societal behavior. Emphasis on how historical, social, and political factors influence laws, the courts, and specific controversial legal decisions.

Sample Assignments

In small group presentations, students analyze the causes and effects of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on various landmark cases. Experiential learning activities allow students to examine first-hand the functioning of governmental bodies and courts. Examination of cultural values and critical thinking evidenced in editorials.

Life Choices & Consequences

Theme Focus

An examination of the critical thinking, values, and consequences that add to or diminish the quality of life. This section will study the causes and effects of choices made every day by individuals, choices that have impact on family, relationships, health, religion, and career.

Sample Assignments

Students will participate in values clarification activities, develop their own life choices contracts, and analyze life choices from personal, political, historical, and social perspectives.

The Life and Times of Winston Churchill

Theme Focus

Churchill has a powerful claim to be the most interesting figure of the twentieth century. His unforgettable personality, indomitable spirit, and central involvement in so many of the major events of his era make him a highly rewarding subject for multifaceted study and appraisal.

Sample Assignments

Students will present team oral reports on a Churchill-related topic at around week 9 or 10 of the semester, with particular emphasis on his connection to the United States of America. Each student will also explore a specific theme related to Winston Churchill in a five-page term paper. This exercise will be developed over a two-draft process in collaboration with the course instructor.

M

Making Sense of Science

Theme Focus

You will learn to make sense of the science that is in the news every day. You will use critical thinking skills to ask questions about science in the news. You will learn to think about science. For science-minded and non-science-minded students alike.

Making Sense of the World

Theme Focus

Examination of issues currently in the news with emphasis on developing critical thinking, reading, and listening skills. Exploration of controversial events and conflicts, with attention to effective reasoning and oral and written communication abilities.

Sample Assignments

Analysis of selected newspaper and magazine articles on current events. Written and oral presentation of decisions arrived at in group evaluation of controversial topics such as urban sprawl, threats to the environment, or terrorism.

The Manhattan Project: A History of the Atomic Bomb

Theme Focus

Events leading up to the discovery of atomic fission, reasons for formation of Manhattan Project, solutions to problems leading to construction and use of atomic weapons. Emphasis on social, moral, and political dilemmas, some of which continue to this day.

Sample Assignments

Written biography reports on key participants such as Enrico Fermi and Robert Oppenheimer. Investigation and analysis of conflicts among scientific, military, and political factions involved in the atom bomb project. Exercises in evaluation and interpretation of scientific and technical data, ethical decision-making.

Mass Media & the Movies

Theme Focus

Examination of media portrayal in the movies, with emphasis on the day-to-day work responsibilities and ethical demands faced by newspaper and television journalists.

Sample Assignments

Written reviews and class discussion of media-themed movies viewed in class. Short research paper on an aspect of media portrayal in films. Class production of a film based on media theme.

The Mathematics of Art

Theme Focus

Identifying and understanding the influence of mathematics in the history of art. Topics include artistic perspective, symmetry, and proportion, as well as consideration of mathematically generated computer graphics as art.

Sample Assignments

Investigation of mathematical models which influence art forms in various cultures. Short papers and oral reports on topics such as “What is art?” and whether a particular computer graphic image can be classified as a work of art.

Moral Choices

Theme Focus

An investigation of the connection between our private ethical beliefs and our actions as members of society. How and why will you, as a person of intelligence and moral character, sometimes make values-based choices which other people consider to be wrong or unpopular?

Sample Assignments

After preliminary reading of short articles on topics such as breaking the law as an act of conscience, the ethics of corporate profit-taking during a recession, legal and moral issues surrounding cloning, the censoring of cyberporn, or job discrimination based on race, gender, or disability, class members will participate in informal debates and write personal “position papers” on controversial propositions.

Music Makers

Theme Focus

For students majoring in Music. Study of the cultural, historical, and social contexts of significant composers and schools of music from the Middle Ages to the present. Exploration of the canon of western art music with focus on selected “set works” studied from a cultural, not strictly musical, perspective.

Sample Assignments

Students will conduct web-based and library research on selected musical and cultural figures and movements. Brief “response papers” allow students to express critical reactions to musical and cultural artifacts, examining the reasons for their aesthetic judgments.


N

Narrative Speaking: Oral Tradition

Theme Focus

The study and practice of oral history and storytelling as a communication art and as an historical record of our past and present. The research of existing narratives about regional historical events, places, and persons, enables the students to better understand our heritage, while the process of writing, compilation, and presentation of their own narratives help the students to appreciate how our stories of the present will some day serve as part of the region’s history.

Sample Assignments

Students will be evaluated on evidence of research, written assignments and tests, oral presentations of/listening to narratives, and participation in group work.


O

P

Perspectives on the American Dream

Theme Focus

Exploration of the American ideal of success through hard work and how and why this ideal has changed through various generations and in various cultural and social groups. Topics include the representation of the American Dream in literature, music, art, and film.

Sample Assignments

Students will read selections of literary works and political documents by authors such as Benjamin Franklin, M. L. King, Frank McCourt, and J. F. Kennedy, writing response papers about their personal assumptions about work, success, and the pursuit of happiness.

Perspectives on Leadership and Advocacy

Theme Focus

Students will examine leadership theories and characteristics of effective leaders. Students will learn how and why advocating for change in their communities will help them become responsible members of those communities. Students will have the opportunity to interact with university, local, and state leaders throughout the semester.

Perspectives on the Past: Latin America

Theme Focus

Examination of issues currently in the news with emphasis on developing critical thinking, reading, and listening skills. Exploration of controversial events and conflicts, with attention to effective reasoning and oral and written communication abilities.

Sample Assignments

Analysis of selected newspaper and magazine articles on current events. Written and oral presentation of decisions arrived at in group evaluation of controversial topics such as urban sprawl, threats to the environment, or terrorism.

Perspectives on the Past: Medieval History Through Films

Theme Focus

An examination of how Hollywood portrays the Medieval period through film. Students will explore how historically accurate these films are, and whether it really matters.

Sample Assignments

Analysis of films, film reviews, and historical material concerning the subject matter portrayed in the film and how they relate to the historical reliability of the period. Written and oral presentations on the historical accuracy of the films and the purpose of the films.

Pioneers in Animal Behavior

Theme Focus

An examination of some of the classical studies of animal behavior and the factors that influenced the field through the eyes of the researchers themselves.

Poverty in American

Theme Focus

The course will explore the development of the Nations approach to poverty. We will look critically at the evolution of the response to poverty from it being a responsibility of the state to punish debtors, to the private sector providing help for the poor, to the state being called up to help "End Poverty."


R

Rock and Roll and Revolution

Theme Focus

Investigation of the claim that, when rock and roll first appeared, it represented not just a musical style but a new subculture which threatened the social and political status quo. Topics include classic rock and roll and contemporary popular music.

Sample Assignments

Research, discussion, and short papers on topics such as the links between rock and roll and social deviancy, rock music performers as political figures, innovations or movements (such as the “British Invasion”) which changed rock music.


S

Sanity Over the Ages

Theme Focus

Investigation of questions of sanity and insanity from psychological, legal, and social perspectives in various cultures and historic periods. Topics include definitions of insanity, causes, effects, and behaviors associated with insanity, biomedical ethics issues, and the treatment of those judged to be insane in various times and places.

Sample Assignments

Case studies and psychological profiles of famous individuals who may or may not have been sane. Research projects leading to oral and written reports on issues such as the legal rights of the “insane” and experimental procedures used in treatment.

Scientific Controversies: Earth and Planetary Science Perspective

Theme Focus

Examination of the history of earth and the solar system, emphasizing controversies both inside and outside the geoscience community. Consideration of mainstream science, pseudoscience, and cultural or religious arguments.

Sports and the Martial Arts

Theme Focus

This course will examine the origination and cultural diffusion of global sports (e.g. soccer) and the Martial Arts. For example, the class will provide an overview of the different “Martial Arts” around the globe and how social, historical, and geographic factors have influenced their transformation through time and space.

Sports as America

Theme Focus

This theme explores the contextual relationship between the development of American sports and American society to introduce students to the University Studies program and the value of liberal education. Students will critically analyze trends in the history of a particular American professional sport and link them to larger social movements, specifically focusing on issues of race, gender, and social class.

Success Strategies for Science and Mathematics

Theme Focus

Students will explore various strategies for succeeding in science and math. These strategies will be contrasted against strategies that are effective in other areas of study. The use of math skills in creating and presenting data will be analyzed. Critiquing data presentations for their effect on support of or opposition to an issue will also be discussed.

T

Thinking Critically: UFO’s, ESP & Bigfoot

Theme Focus

Critical analysis of paranormal activity provides a means of developing students’ critical thinking skills. Investigation of paranormal phenomena such as UFS’s and psycho kinesis allow students to employ rational thought processes which can be used to evaluate not just outlandish claims, but ordinary claims as well.

Sample Assignments

Various exercises will allow students to acquire knowledge of alternative scientific explanations of phenomena. Students will investigate the Flat Earth Society and write a critical analysis of its argument supporting the theory that the earth is flat. Classroom debates will address topics such as astrology, ghosts, and psychic healing.

Travelers in Time

Theme Focus

A fast-paced survey of some of the highlights (and lowlights) in the development of Western Civilization. Students will experience what life was like at crucial points in history using a variety of disciplines including art, literature, music and philosophy, and relate these experiences to our own contemporary world.

Sample Assignments

Research-based oral presentations on significant cultural figures from classical, medieval, and modern periods. Readings of poetry from various periods and brief written responses. Study of cultural and ethical issues in the film A Man For All Seasons.


U

University Survival 101

Theme Focus

Investigate the skills required to succeed in academic, business, and industrial environments of the 21st Century. Topics include time management, critical thinking, choice of career and major, globalization, communication skills, diversity, and impact of culture on the new world order.

Sample Assignments

Students will analyze the technical and non-technical or soft skills needed for success in contemporary business and industrial settings. Power Point presentation skills will be developed as students present group projects on potential cultural conflicts, problems, and issues that might be encountered in their careers.

Utopias & Dystopias

Theme Focus

Examine books and films from various time periods that depict imaginary societies, some ideal, some full of horror. Students will consider whether the respective depictions are overly optimistic or pessimistic, possible or impossible; and, as a culminating exercise, they will construct their own vision of a future society.

Sample Assignments

Student panels will be used to introduce each book and film to the class. Students will be asked to write one-page response papers for each work studied. The culminating exercise of constructing one’s own vision of a future world will be presented in both written and oral form.


V

Volunteerism and Community Services

Theme Focus

This section focuses on the exploration of various types of volunteer opportunities. Students will learn to match their personal characteristicsand goals with a volunteer opportunity that would yield successful results.


W

Where Do I Fit In?

Theme Focus

Explore the development of individual identity as it relates to the choice of a career. Investigate the establishment of a sense of self in a social, historical, and cultural context. Study the clarification of self-concept through the roles individuals assume and the lifestyles they adopt. Examine the role of self-acceptance and self-esteem in the development of identity.

Sample Assignments

Write a 5-7 page paper outlining information about your career, detailing the specific courses you will take to obtain your degree. Include a section on job search techniques you would need to use to land your first job in the field.

Women in Crime: Victims, Bystanders and Offenders

Theme Focus

This course investigates the prevalence and dynamics of female involvement in violent behavior. Specific attention will be paid to female victims of sexual violence, females who murder and assault, and both male and female roles as bystanders in crimes perpetrated against women. The effectiveness of current laws and practices will be analyzed.


Y

Your Body – Your Responsibility

This lecture/lab course will provide students with a background on the relationship between physical activity, physical fitness, and various health-related outcomes. Students will complete health assessments, plan a personalized program, and track their levels of physical activity as they gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop lifelong wellness.

APPLY VISIT DONATE