Fall 2019 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 courses 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 fall is yours first semester as an LIS major, you should take Self-Directed Learning – 10712 – LIS 301 – A

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

IMPORTANT:

  • All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) April 1.

 

General Interest

The following courses do not apply to specific program or degree requirements but can be included in a students degree as electives.  Caution: the 120 hours of your degree can only include 72 hours of 100- and 200-level credit so avoid the courses in this section if you have reached this limit.

Global Public Health: Population, Poverty and Pollution – 13560 – MPH 222 – A

Epidemiology – Science of Disease Discovery – 14431 – MPH 224 – A

 

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LIS Interdisciplinary Elective Options

The following courses may be applied to the 12 hours LIS elective with petition. If you use a non-LIS course to meet this requirements, you should submit a petition to request this use.  Learn how to petition a course here.

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

Population and Public Policy – 13025 – ENS 446 – B

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

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 13882 – LIS 432 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

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

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 14788 – SOA 428 – A

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

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

Gender Communication – 12978 – WGS 424 – A

ECCE: Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 457 – A

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Uncategorized Boyer Categories

The following courses may be applied to an appropriate Boyer category with petition.If you use a non-LIS course to meet this requirements, you should submit a petition to request this use.  Learn how to petition a course here.

Media Criticism – 12395 – COM 447 – A

Entrepreneurial Journalism – 14561 – COM 452 – A

ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14805 – CSC 316 – A
ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14815 – CSC 316 – B

Topic:Crime & Popular Culture – 14925 – CCJ 470 – A

Popular Culture in United States History: From Barnum to Beyonce – 14785 – HIS 341 – A

Samurai in History and Romance – 14235 – HIS 482 – A

Business Law – 15016 – LES 425 – A

Contemporary American Political Philosophy – 15061 – PHI 336 – A

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A

Topic: Philosophy of Race – 14869 – PHI 460 – A

Philosophy of Mind – 14387 – PHI 473 – A

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 15054 – PSC 331 – B

Politics of Western Europe – 14441 – PSC 466 – A
Prerequisite: PSC 371

The Law of Military Conflict – 15019 – PSC 472 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 12360 – PSY 351 – B
All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) April 1.

Introduction to Public Service Management – 14684 – PAD 301 – A

Leadership and Management of Public Organizations – 14848 – PAD 302 – A

The System’s Response to Child Maltreatment – 14467 – PAD 483 – A

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

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Art

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 14089 – COM 459 – A

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 14915 – ENG 426 – A

 

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Heritage

Gender Communication – 11125 – COM 424 – A

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

History of the Soviet Union – 14382 – HIS 473 – B

Jazz in American Culture – 13923 – MUS 335 – A

Ancient & Medieval Philosophy – 12237 – PHI 421 – A

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Identity

All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) April 1.

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

ECCE: Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 457 – A

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Institutions

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

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

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

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

Criminal Procedure – 15021 – CCJ 417 – A

Population and Public Policy – 13025 – ENS 446 – B

ECCE: Democracy and Democratic Theory – 15031 – HIS 411 – A

American Constitution: Government Powers and Institutions – 15055 – LES 414 – A

The Supreme Court and Judicial Politics – 14680 – LES 415 – C

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12675 – PHI 315 – A

Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13564 – PSC 371 – B

Family Psychology – 11930 – PSY 326 – A
All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) April 1.

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 14788 – SOA 428 – A

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

Gender Communication – 12978 – WGS 424 – A

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Language

Introduction to Interpersonal/Organizational Communication – 10399 – COM 302 – A43

Computer-Mediated Interpersonal Communication – 12394 – COM 411

Logic – 12572 – PHI 401 – A

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Nature

Conservation Biology – 12226 – BIO 462 – A
Prerequisite: One year of Introductory Biology or Environmental Science.  Ecology course recommended

Environmental Law – 15012 – ENS 419 – A

Ecological Issues – 13913 – ENS 425 – A

Sustainable Food Systems – 14080 – ENS 448 – A

Health Psychology – 15034 – PSY 335 – A
All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) April 1.

Chemicals and the Citizen – 13553 – MPH 450 – A

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

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Work

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

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 14822 – PAD 482 – A

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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

 

Global Awareness

ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14805 – CSC 316 – A
ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14815 – CSC 316 – B

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 13882 – LIS 432 – A

ECCE: Democracy and Democratic Theory – 15031 – HIS 411 – A

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 15054 – PSC 331 – B

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 14788 – SOA 428 – A
ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 15072 – SOA 428 – B

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

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US Communities

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

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

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

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

ECCE: Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 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 https://www.uis.edu/cas/ipl/internships/students/#current 

ECCE: Project Applied Learning – 14521 – IPL 301 – A
Requires project proposal and course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 14522 – IPL 305 – A
Requires course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

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General Education

 

Written Communication

Rhetoric and College Writing – 13507 – ENG 101 – K
Approval eng@uis.edu

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 13854 – ENG 102 – C
Prerequisite: ENG 101.  Approval eng@uis.edu

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Oral Communication

Oral Communication – 13876 – COM 112 – J

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Social and Behavioral Science

Introduction to Criminology – 14532 – CCJ 221 – A

Jazz in American Culture – 13923 – MUS 335 – A

Contemporary American Political Philosophy – 15061 – PHI 336 – A

Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13564 – PSC 371 – B

Principles Of Psychology – 12357 – PSY 201 – A

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Humanities – Visual, Creative, Performing Arts

Music Appreciation – 14051 – MUS 121 – A

Art Appreciation – 12519 – ART 101 – A

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Humanities

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12675 – PHI 315 – A

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A

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Physical Science with lab

Chemistry Cooks – 12911 – CHE 137 – A
Chemistry Cooks – 12912 – CHE 137 – B

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Life Science with lab

Introduction to Ecology for Non-Majors – 15071 – BIO 234 – A

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 Math

Applied Statistics – 11917 – MAT 121 – C
Requires Departmental Approval