Online Courses Fall 2017

The courses listed on this page are hyperlinked to the actual UIS schedule.  You can follow this link to see useful information like the number of available spaces, course descriptions, and whether or not a waitlist exists.

Realize that this list  includes only the course that are most likely options for online LIS majors. It does not include courses that some students may wish to consider: graduate level courses, Teacher Preparation, or courses in BIO, BUS, MGT, MAT, and CSC that require prerequisites that most LIS majors have not completed. Please use the UIS dynamic schedule to find the options.

If the summer or fall semester will be your final semester, you should plan to enroll in LIS 451 Senior Seminar.  Please email Andy Egizi for registration approval.

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LIS-Prefix Elective Options

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 13917 – LIS 431 – A

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14022 – WGS 338 – A

ECCE: Women & Criminal Justice – 13577 – WGS 343 – A

ECCE: Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 457 – A

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Boyer Categories

The following courses may be applied to an appropriate Boyer category with petition.

Media Criticism – 12395 – COM 447 – A
8 week course.  Runs August 28 – October 21

Entrepreneurial Journalism – 14561 – COM 452 – A

Topic:Global Media – 14437 – COM 480 – B
This course provides a comparative overview of global media companies, as well as of international media systems. It will explore global news, some of the important ethical issues related to global media, and the roles and characteristics of international journalists. Through exploring the differences and similarities among various national media systems around the world, it will focus on a critical analysis of these systems impact on global citizens as well as global media themselves. In addition, it will investigate how technology is changing the global media structure, including media content and transnational media flow.

Introduction to HTML/Web Development – 11876 – CSC 320 – A

Online ENG courses are restricted to online ENG majors so that they have first-access.  Remaining seats will be available to other majors with approval.

Digital Technologies in English Studies – 14758 – ENG 466 – A

Legal Anthropology – 14636 – LES 444 – A

Policy Reform for Wrongful Convictions – 14633 – LES 491 – A

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A

Person, Identity, and Dignity – 14599 – PHI 353 – A

Philosophy of Mind – 14387 – PHI 473 – A

Religion, Politics, and Public Policy – 14704 – PSC 443 – A

Foreign Policy Analysis – 14706 – PSC 468 – A

Family Psychology – 11930 – PSY 326 – A

Psychology of Eating Disorders/Obesity – 14768 – PSY 336 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 12360 – PSY 351 – B

Multicultural Counseling – 13877 – PSY 352 – A

Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Advocacy – 14483 – PAD 481 – A

Administrative Law and Management – 14582 – PAD 485 – A

Occupational Safety and Health Policy – 14076 – MPH 488 – A

Social Work and Substance Abuse – 10241 – SWK 425 – A

 

 

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Art

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 13917 – LIS 431 – A

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Heritage

Political Communication in the United States – 10429 – COM 472 – A

Introduction to Human Rights – 14721 – CCJ 463 – A
Introduction to Human Rights – 14210 – GBL 464 – A
Introduction to Human Rights – 14207 – LES 464 – A

Online ENG courses are reserved for online English majors until May 10.  After that, the courses will be open for all enrollment.

ECCE: From China to Chinese America – 14041 – ENG 321 – A

Online HIS courses are reserved for online History majors until May 10.  After that, the courses will be open for all enrollment.

Rise of Rome – 13681 – HIS 416 – A

ECCE: From Vikings to Hackers: A Pirate’s World History – 13017 – HIS 479 – B

Ancient & Medieval Philosophy – 12237 – PHI 421 – A

ECCE: The Changing American Family and Public Policy – 13467 – PAD 434 – A

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Identity

Life-span Developmental Psychology – 13061 – PSY 321 – B

ECCE: Masculinities – 13922 – SOA 457 – A

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Institutions

Political Communication in the United States – 10429 – COM 472 – A

ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13066 – CSC 442 – A
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13067 – CSC 442 – B
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13068 – CSC 442 – C
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13090 – CSC 442 – D
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13645 – CSC 442 – E

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14539 – CCJ 343 – A

Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement – 14542 – CCJ 351 – A

Gangs, Crime, and Justice – 14545 – CCJ 363 – A

ECCE: Communities, Fear, and Crime Control – 14712 – CCJ 364 – A

Juvenile Law – 14549 – CCJ 428 – A
Juvenile Law – 11059 – LES 448 – A

ENS 446 – ECCE: Population and Public Policy

Law, Film and Popular Culture – 13130 – LES 451 – A

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12675 – PHI 315 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13564 – PSC 371 – B

ECCE: Introduction to International Relations – 13568 – PSC 373 – B

International Politics of the Middle East – 13937 – PSC 476 – A

ECCE: Food, Health, and Public Policy – 13596 – MPH 402 – A

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14023 – SOA 338 – A

ECCE: Global Social Stratification – 12736 – SOA 441 – A

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Language

Introduction to Mass Media – 12193 – COM 303 – B

Computer-Mediated Interpersonal Communication – 12394 – COM 411 – A
8 week course.  Runs October 23 – December 9.

Organizational Communication – 10426 – COM 463 – A

Online ENG courses are restricted to online ENG majors so that they have first-access.  Remaining seats will be available to other majors with approval.

The British Victorian Novel – 14757 – ENG 351 – A

Children’s and Young Adult Literature – 14042 – ENG 365 – A

Fiction Writing – 14756 – ENG 372 – A

Logic – 12572 – PHI 401 – A

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Nature

Environmental Toxicology – 12430 – CHE 465 – A

Ecological Issues – 13913 – ENS 425 – A

Sustainable Food Systems – 14080 – ENS 448 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Chemicals and the Citizen – 13553 – MPH 450 – A

ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health – 13551 – MPH 478 – A

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Work

Refer to ECCE Engagement Experience for Work options.

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ECCE


ECCE: Speakers Series – 14130 – UNI 301 – P
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14131 – UNI 301 – Q
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14132 – UNI 301 – R
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14133 – UNI 301 – S
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14134 – UNI 301 – T
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14267 – UNI 301 – U


Global Awareness

Online ENG courses are reserved for online English majors until May 10.  After that, the courses will be open for all enrollment.

ECCE: From China to Chinese America – 14041 – ENG 321 – A

Online HIS courses are reserved for online History majors until May 10.  After that, the courses will be open for all enrollment.

ECCE: From Vikings to Hackers: A Pirate’s World History – 13017 – HIS 479 – B

ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13564 – PSC 371 – B

ECCE: Introduction to International Relations – 13568 – PSC 373 – B

ECCE: Chemicals and the Citizen – 13553 – MPH 450 – A

 

ECCE: Global Social Stratification – 12736 – SOA 441 – A

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US Communities

ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13066 – CSC 442 – A
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13067 – CSC 442 – B
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13068 – CSC 442 – C
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13090 – CSC 442 – D
ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13645 – CSC 442 – E

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14539 – CCJ 343 – A

ECCE: Communities, Fear, and Crime Control – 14712 – CCJ 364 – A

ECCE: The Changing American Family and Public Policy – 13467 – PAD 434 – A

ECCE: Food, Health, and Public Policy – 13596 – MPH 402 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health – 13551 – MPH 478 – A

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14023 – SOA 338 – A

ECCE: Masculinities – 13922 – SOA 457 – A

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Engagement Experience

Internships are an excellent way to earned ECCE Engagement Experience credit.  (And, yes, it is possible to earn internship credit for additional experience/work with your current employer.)  You earn 1 hour of academic credit for every 50 hours of work.  These hours are spread over an entire semester so the weekly commitment is similar to the amount of time you should be spending on homework in a traditional course.  You can learn more here http://www.uis.edu/cas/ipl/internships/students/#current 

ECCE: Project Applied Learning – 14528 – IPL 301 – B
A course available to students interested in developing individual projects (i.e., travel, creative works, foreign study, entrepreneurial opportunities, and research). A student doing a project must be supervised by a UIS faculty member or “community expert.”

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 14522 – IPL 305 – A

ECCE: Social Change and Leadership – 14524 – IPL 362 – A

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General Education


 

Written Communication

Rhetoric and College Writing – 14553 – ENG 101 – L

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 13854 – ENG 102 – C
Prereq: ENG 101 or equivalent with a C or better

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Oral Communication

Oral Communication – 13876 – COM 112 – J

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Social and Behavioral Science

Introduction to the American Political System – 13563 – LES 201 – A
Introduction to the American Political System – 13562 – PSC 201 – A
Introduction to the American Political System – 14453 – PSC 201 – C

Principles Of Psychology – 12357 – PSY 201 – A

Foundations of American Education – 14262 – TEP 207 – B

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Humanities – Visual, Creative, Performing Arts

Art Appreciation – 12519 – ART 101 – A

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Physical Science with lab

Chemistry Cooks – 12912 – CHE 137 – B

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Physical Science without lab

Chemistry Cooks – 12916 – CHE 137 – C

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Math

Applied Statistics – 11917 – MAT 121 – C
Requires departmental approval and placement, which may include placement testing