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All courses below are being held at Westerly Education Center, 23 Friendship Street, Westerly.

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Spring Semester 2020 

ARTS-1001-343 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.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8:20 pm

BIOL-1005-341 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. 
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Mondays, 6:30-9:00 pm

CHEM-1000-341 Chemistry of our Environment
This course is an introductory, entry-level course in chemistry for non-science majors, with emphasis on every day, practical applications. The course covers basic chemistry principles, which are then applied to contemporary issues. Use of mathematics is minimized as much as possible. The laboratory assignments demonstrate topics discussed in class.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:55 pm

COMM-1100-341 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
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:10 pm

ENGL-1010-341 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.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Thursdays, 6:30-9:10 pm

GEOL-1010-341 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.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Tuesdays, 5:00-9:30 pm

HIST-1010-341 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. /21/20-5/11/2020
Mondays, 6:00-8:30p pm

MATH-1139-341 Math for Liberal Arts Students
This course deals with the fundamentals of logic, set theory, probability and statistics. Prerequisite or appropriate placement required.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30 pm

MATH-1200-341 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. Prerequisite or appropriate placement required.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Wednesdays, 6:00-9:20 pm

MATH-0095-341 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.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Tuesdays, 5:30-8:50 pm

MATH-0099-341 Early Foundations of College Math
This course provides a thorough foundation in the topics of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percentages, and measurement. This course also introduces the real number system, and the properties for solving linear equations and inequalities. Emporium students who complete the modules for Math 0099 may complete additional modules to earn credit for MATH 0100 or MATH 0101. 
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Tuesdays, 5:30-8:50 pm

MATH-0100-341 Foundations of College Math
This course provides a thorough foundation in the topics of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percentages, and measurement. This course also introduces the real number system, the properties for solving linear equations and inequalities, the rearrangement of formulas, the rectangular coordinate system, and the graphs of linear equations in two variables as well as an introduction to basic probability and statistics. Non-STEM students who master this course are encouraged to enroll in MATH 1139 or MATH 1175.  
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Tuesdays, 5:30-8:50 pm

OCEN-1010-341 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.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Thursdays, 5:00-7:25 pm

OCEN-1030-341 Oceanography Lab
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 Fee: $10
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm

PSYC-2010-741 General Psychology
This course is a survey of the core areas of the science of psychology. Emphasis is placed on theories, methods and findings concerning learning, motivation, physiology, sensation-perception, social behavior, personality, behavior disorders and therapies.
1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020 
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:00 pm

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