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Courses for Spring Semester 2019

All courses below will be held at Westerly Education Center, 23 Friendship Street, Westerly.

Managerial Accounting
This course covers the use of accounting data by an organization's management. Topics include the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, an introduction to manufacturing accounting concepts, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, capital expenditure decisions, just-in-time and activity-based costing concepts. Lecture: 5 hours.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 22 - May 13
7:30-9:30 pm
ACCT 1020-341 | 4 credits

Introduction to Visual Arts
This course is an introduction to the basic principles of analyzing and understanding the visual arts. Vocabulary, techniques and a brief history of art are covered with slide lectures, reading and discussion, studio art/design assignments and gallery visits. Lecture/studio: 4 hours
Wednesdays, January 22 - May 13
5:00-6:50 pm
ARTS-1001-704 | 3 credits

Biology in the Modern World
This course investigates the basic biological principals needed to understand and make informed decision regarding vital biological issues in today's world; for example, global warming, obesity, biodiversity, cancer, race, genetic engineering, and human population growth. This course is designed for non-science majors; not open to science majors.
Mondays, January 22 - May 13
6:30-9:00 pm
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm
BIOL-1005-341 | 4 credits

Public Speaking
This one-semester basic course in speech is designed to develop each student's ability to communicate effectively in his or her academic, business and social life. The major emphasis is on the preparation and delivery of formal speeches, but many areas of the communication process are explored. Lecture: 3 hours
Wednesdays, January 22 - May 13
6:30-9:10 pm
COMM-1100-341 | 3 credits

Composition I
Composition I is recommended for all first-year students and required for many, depending on curriculum. The purpose of this course is to enable students to write fluent, accurate and effective essays, including research and documentation assignments. (Prerequisite: English placement exam or at least a C in ENGL 1005.)
Thursdays, January 22 - May 13
6:30-9:10 pm
ENGL-1010-341 | 3 credits

Introduction to Fire Science & Officership
This course provides an introduction to fire science and covers, in detail, the fire officer and his/her relationship with the fire organization. The fire officer's responsibilities and duties, related to fire fighting and non-firefighting activities, are also covered in detail.
Mondays, January 22 - May 13
6:30-9:00 pm
FIRE-1030-341 or FIRE-1030-342 | 3 credits

Emergency Medical Technician Basic
This course trains emergency medical technicians and other allied health and safety personnel for emergency care of the sick and injured at the scene and during transport. Classroom experience and practical demonstration are used to familiarize students with the use of rescue equipment. Students are assigned 10 hours of clinical experience in the emergency room of an affiliated hospital. Lecture: 8 hours, Lab: 2 hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 22 - May 13
6:00 - 10:00 pm
Saturdays, 8:00 am-12:00 pm
FIRE-1130-341 | 8 credits

General Geology I - Physical Geology
This course investigates the planet Earth, explaining the geologic events and features through plate tectonics. Major topics included are the study of minerals and rocks; volcanoes; earthquakes; weathering and erosion; streams and floods; and groundwater. In addition, a field trip to localities in Rhode Island and the vicinity is taken. Lecture: 3 hours, Lab: 2 hours
Tuesdays, January 22-May 13
5:00-7:25 pm and 7:30-9:30 pm
GEOL-1010-341 | 4 credits

Developmental Math Emporium
Math 0095 is the course students enroll in if they wish to complete their developmental mathematics requirements in the emporium. Students will progress through course modules under the supervision of a faculty member. Students will be awarded credit for MATH 0099, MATH 0100 or MATH 0101 depending on how much progress the students makes in the emporium.
Tuesdays, January 22 - May 13
5:30-8:50 pm
MATH-0095-341 | 4 credits
MATH-0095-342 meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:10 pm | 4 credits

Math for Liberal Arts Students
This course deals with the fundamentals of logic, set theory, probability and statistics.
Wednesdays, January 22-May 13
6:00-8:30 pm
MATH-1139-341 | 3 credits

College Algebra
Designed for students who plan eventually to study quantitative business analysis or calculus, this course covers functions and graphs; systems of equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; polynomial and rational expressions; radical, exponential and logarithmic forms.
Wednesdays, January 22-May 13
6:00-9:20 pm
MATH-1200-341 | 3 credits

Introduction to Oceanography
This course is a study of the marine environment describing principles of physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanography. topics include the origin of oceans; the composition and history of seawater; oceanic currents, tides, waves and beaches; the sea floor; plant and animal life in the sea; oceanic resources and food; and marine pollution. Lecture: 3 hours
Thursdays, January 22-May 13
5:00-7:25 pm
OCEN-1010-341 | 3 credits

Oceanography Laboratory
This lab course emphasizes topics covered in OCEN 1010 (Introduction to Oceanography) such as ocean life, sediments, salinity, currents and plate tectonics. It allows a more hands-on approach to learning.Lab: 2 hours
Thursdays, January 22-May 13
7:30-9:30 pm
OCEN-1030-341 | 1 credit

General Psychology
This course is a survey of the core areas of scientific psychology. Emphasis is placed on the theories, methods, and findings concerning biopsychology, sensation-perception, consciousness, development, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, thinking and intelligence, social behavior, personality, health psychology, and behavior disorders. Contemporary controversial issues are also addressed and critically examined. Lecture: 3 hours; On-line: 1 hour
Tuesdays, January 22-May 13
6:30-9:00 pm
PSYC-2010-791| 4 credits

Survey of Western Civilization I
This course is a survey of Western cultural development from its inception in the Near East, through Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation of the 16th century. Lecture: 3 hours
Mondays, January 22-May 13
6:00-8:30pm
HIST 1010-341 | 3 credits

American National Government
This course is a study of the American political system at the national level. It covers the structure of the U.S. government and its powers and limitations. It also covers policymaking, the governing and electoral processes, the roles of the people, the media, special interests and political parties. Areas of national concern such as economic and foreign policy and national security also are covered. Lecture: 4 hours
Tuesdays, January 22-May 13
3:00-5:30pm
POLS 1010-341 | 3 credits

Microeconomics
(formerly ECON 2020) This course studies economic principles with emphasis on the price system, resource allocation, industrial organization, international trade and comparative economic systems. Lecture: 3 hours
Wednesdays, January 22-May 13
6:00-8:30pm
ECON 2030-341 | 3 credits

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