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Spring 2014 Online Courses

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

ECCE Courses
General Education Courses

BIO 445 – Biology Of Water Pollution
PREREQ:  Ecology or permission of the instructor

Media from a Liberal Arts Perspective – 10216 – COM 458 – A
NOTE:  Class meets the last 8 weeks of the semester.

Writing For Public Relations – 11939 – COM 462 – A

Computer Literacy – 10373 – CSC 318 – B

Computer Literacy – 10374 – CSC 318 – C

Computer Programming – 10375 – CSC 319 – A

Computer Programming – 10383 – CSC 319 – B

Introduction to HTML/Web Development – 10385 – CSC 320 – A

Introduction to HTML/Web Development – 10387 – CSC 320 – B

Intermediate HTML Design and Usability – 10389 – CSC 321 – A

Gangs, Crime, and Justice – 13780 – CRJ 363 – A

Criminal Procedure – 13374 – CRJ 417 – A

Substantive Criminal Law – 14099 – CRJ 418 – A

Justice and Juveniles – 13570 – CRJ 419 – A

Investigative Concepts and Analysis – 13781 – CRJ 447 – A

The British Victorian Novel – 14070 – ENG 351 – B
Online ENG majors will have registration priority

Professional and Technical Writing – 13910 – ENG 405 – A
Online ENG majors will have registration priority

Midwestern Literature – 14073 – ENG 445 – B
Online ENG majors will have registration priority

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems – 13594 – ENS 404 – A

Topic:Amer Politcal Tradition – 12744 – HIS 440 – A
Online HIS majors will have registration priority

American Constitution and Constitutional Law – 14090 – LES 415 – A

International Law and Organizations – 13567 – LES 462 – A

Conducting Liberal Studies Research – 10238 – LIS 342 – B
Meets the first 8 weeks of the semester

Topic: Story of Food – 13027 – LIS 360 – B

Topic: Identity – 13455 – LIS 360 – D
This course explores psychological and social theories of identify formation through narrative. The premise explored is that identity is a life story that develops over the course of our lifespan. Autobiographies, short stories and novels are used to exemplify the theoretical structures.

Topic: Human Nature – 12750 – LIS 460 – A
A review of approaches to human nature in which students construct their own informed perspectives. Course examines observations and claims about human nature from diverse perspectives. Some topics include evolution, human development and personality, claims about instincts and drives, and assertions about spiritual and moral natures.

Topic: Positive Youth Devel – 14133 – LIS 460 – B
This is a course examining current research on positive youth development, including developmental assets, protective factors, and preventive programs. The course also offers an introduction to positive psychology. A significant portion of the course is devoted to studying how extracurricular activities and athletic involvement may influence adolescents.

 

Topic:SchlChoice:Moral/HistPol – 13734 – LIS 460 – F
This special topics course will examine the issue of school choice (market approaches to education) from historical, legal, and ethical approaches. Students will gain understanding of arguments for and against school choice, the history of school choice movements, and analyze existing school choice programs in the United States and elsewhere.

Critical Thinking – 10552 – PHI 301 – A

Animals and Human Civilization – 13024 – PHI 313 – A

Logic – 12422 – PHI 401 – A

History of Modern Philosophy – 12014 – PHI 425 – A

Philosophy of Art – 10554 – PHI 432 – A

Moral Theory – 11906 – PHI 441 – A
Prereq: PHI 440

Philosophy of Science – 11907 – PHI 471 – A

Philosophy of Mind – 12898 – PHI 473 – A

Public Opinion – 14106 – PSC 403 – A

The American Constitution and Constitutional Law – 14092 – PSC 415 – A

International Law and Organizations – 13566 – PSC 462 – A

All Psychology courses require at least an Introductory Psychology course to enroll. You must request approval to enroll in PSY courses by emailing psy@uis.edu. Your email should include your full name, UIN, the course number and name. If you do not include all of this, information your request will not be considered.  You may include multiple courses in one email.  Approval will be given in order of the time they are received.

Topic:Eating Disorders/Obesity – 12850 – PSY 310 – A

Life-span Developmental Psychology – 11793 – PSY 321 – A

Child Development – 11794 – PSY 322 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 13752 – PSY 351 – B

Human Well Being – 13711 – MPH 441 – A

Food Safety Practice and Policy – 14110 – MPH 482 – A

Social Work and Substance Abuse – 11962 – SWK 425 – A

Child Development for Teachers – 12561 – TEP 222 – B
Intended for students pursuing IL teacher certification

Adolescent/Developmnt Teachers – 12583 – TEP 223 – B
Intended for students pursuing IL teacher certification 

Exceptional Child for Teachers – 12851 – TEP 224 – B
Intended for students pursuing IL teacher certification 

Educational Psychology for Teachers – 12530 – TEP 227 – B
Intended for students pursuing IL teacher certification 

Working Class and Poor Women – 14022 – WGS 324 – A

ECCE

ECCE: Speakers Series – 14114 – UNI 301 – P
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14116 – UNI 301 – Q
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14118 – UNI 301 – R
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14119 – UNI 301 – S
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14123 – UNI 301 – T

Global Awareness

ECCE: Energy and the Environment – 14124 – CHE 363 – A

ECCE: RoboEthics – 13833 – CSC 315 – C

ECCE: RoboEthics – 14055 – CSC 315 – E

ECCE: Crime and Sentencing: Global Issues – 13561 – CRJ 415 – A

ECCE: Graphic Novel – 14072 – ENG 381 – B
Online ENG majors will have registration priority

ECCE: Population and Public Policy – 13267 – ENS 446 – A

ECCE: Conflict in the Middle East – 12848 – HIS 375 – A

ECCE: From Vikings to Hackers: A Pirate’s World History – 14065 – HIS 479 – A

ECCE: Symbolist Movement in Europe: 1850 – 1920 – 14150 – LIS 447 – B

ECCE: Introduction to International Relations – 13284 – PSC 373 – A

ECCE: Global Evironmental Health – 14112 – MPH 301 – A

ECCE: Chemicals and the Citizen – 13648 – MPH 450 – A

ECCE: Nature, History, and Human Action – 13806 – SOA 372 – A

Culture, Health, and Power – 12972 – SOA 428 – A

ECCE: Global Social Stratification – 13914 – SOA 441 – A

U.S. Communities

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 13945 – CRJ 343 – B

ECCE: Communities, Fear, and Crime Control – 13776 – CRJ 364 – A

ECCE: The Changing American Family and Public Policy – 13206 – PAD 434 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13249 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health – 13252 – MPH 478 – A

ECCE: Solid and Hazardous Wastes Policy – 13713 – MPH 486 – A

ECCE: Immigrants, Public Opinion, and Public Policy – 13001 – SOA 435 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13040 – WGS 301 – A

ECCE: Women & Criminal Justice – 13951 – WGS 343 – B

Masculinities – 13621 – WGS 457 – A

Engagement Experience

ECCE:Eff Tutorng/Serv Learning – 14165 – ENG 367 – B

ECCE: General Applied Study Term – 13312 – EXL 300 – C
If you wish to do an internship, you will enroll in EXL 300.  For information or assistance, contact the Applied Study office

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 13358 – EXL 305 – A
Contact Kevin Beeson for registration approval.

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 14125 – EXL 305 – B
Reserved for active and inactive military personnel.  Contact Kevin Beeson for registration approval.

ECCE: Working for Women: Service-Learning and Gender Inequality – 13799 – EXL 306 – A

Social Responsibility and Leadership Development Capstone – 13538 – EXL 361 – A
This course is for students pursuing the Social Responsibility and Leadership Development minor.

ECCE: Social Change and Leadership – 13923 – EXL 362 – A
ECCE: Social Change and Leadership – 14026 – EXL 362 – B

ECCE: Effective Tutoring through Service-Learning – 14166 – EXL 378 – B

General Education

Composition

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 12382 – ENG 102 – I

Speech

Oral Communication – 14113 – COM 112 – I

Physical Science without lab

Intro to Forensic Science – 14117 – CHE 131 – A
Introduction to Forensic Science – 14139 – CLS 131 – A

Our Changing Climate – 13272 – ENS 463 – A

Life Science without lab

CLS 225 – Nutrition

Humanities

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12285 – PHI 315 – A

Ethics – 11905 – PHI 440 – A

Fine Arts Humanities

Introduction to Theatre – 13988 – THE 274 – B

Art Appreciation – 12334 – ART 101 – A

Social Science

Introduction to Education – 11963 – TEP 201 – B

Feminist Theories – 13019 – WGS 411 – A