Fall 2021 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. If you wish to review all UIS courses, please use the UIS dynamic schedule to find the options.

 

IMPORTANT:

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.

Survey of African American Literature – 15039 – LIS 261 – A


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 of Color and Minority Women – 11307 – AAS 403 – A

Gender Communication – 11125 – COM 424 – A

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

Violence Against Women and Children – 14541 – CCJ 348 – A

Introduction to Global Studies – 13794 – GBL 301 – A

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

ECCE:TnTlk-Culture/Adolescence – 13257 – SOA 426 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12973 – WGS 301 – A

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

Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 457 – A


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
Meets first half, Aug 20 thru Oct 16

Violence Against Women and Children – 14541 – CCJ 348 – A

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

Topic: Hungry Games – 13088 – ENG 360 – C
Restricted to online ENG majors until April 19

This course will explore a dystopian tradition in British prose satire, fiction, poetry, film, and television. In readings spanning 400+ years, we will focus on the ways in which the texts we read depict a hunger for knowledge and the conflicting perception of knowledge as inherently dangerous.

Fiction Writing – 14756 – ENG 372 – A
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent with a C or higher
Restricted to online ENG majors until April 19

Environmental Policies: National Environmental Policy Act – 14715 – ENS 483 – A

Business Law – 15016 – LES 425 – A

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12675 – PHI 315 – A

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A

Topic: Philosophy of A.I. – 14568 – PHI 470 – A
No prerequisite listed but realize this is an advanced course

Introduction to Public Policy – 14656 – PSC 311 – B

Foreign Policy Analysis – 14706 – PSC 468 – A

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

Exceptional Child – 11927 – PSY 324 – A
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

Educational Psychology – 12180 – PSY 327 – C
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

Psychology of Eating Disorders/Obesity – 14768 – PSY 336 – A
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

Psychology of Music – 15152 – PSY 337 – A
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

Abnormal Psychology – 12360 – PSY 351 – B
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

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

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

Contemporary Issues in Nonprofit Management – 14782 – PAD 411 – A

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 14859 – PAD 482 – B

The System’s Response to Child Maltreatment – 14713 – PAD 483 – B
Prerequisite: PAD 481. Contact your PAD professor for approval.

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Art

Photojournalism & Photo Documentary: Storytelling in Images – 15115 – COM 407 – A

Digital Media: Web – 15300 – ART 338 – B
Prerequisite: ART 236 or equivalent

Digital Media: Animation – 15302 – ART 339 – B
Prerequisite: ART 236 or equivalent

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Heritage

Gender Communication – 11125 – COM 424 – A

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

Children’s and Young Adult Literature – 14042 – ENG 365 – A
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent with a C or higher
Restricted to online ENG majors until April 19

ECCE: Sports and US History – 15191 – HIS 447 – A

Russia from the Revolution to the New Cold War – 14382 – HIS 473 – B

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

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
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

Multicultural Counseling – 13877 – PSY 352 – A
Prerequisite: PSY 201 or equivalent

ECCE:TnTlk-Culture/Adolescence – 13257 – SOA 426 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12973 – WGS 301 – A

Masculinities – 13921 – WGS 457 – A

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Institutions

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

Community Policing – 14543 – CCJ 352 – A

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

Crime Myths and Moral Panic – 15133 – CCJ 411 – A

Introduction to Global Studies – 13794 – GBL 301 – A

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

Law of Evidence – 13779 – LES 474 – A

Government Regulations and Administrative Law – 13593 – LES 475 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13435 – PSC 371 – A

Introduction to International Relations – 13568 – PSC 373 – B

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

Family Psychology – 11930 – PSY 326 – A
Prerequisite
: PSY 201 or equivalent

Global Environmental Health – 13783 – MPH 301 – A

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

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

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Language

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

Computer-Mediated Interpersonal Communication – 12394 – COM 411 – A
Meets second half, Oct 18 thru Dec 4

Logic – 12572 – PHI 401 – A

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Nature

Ecological Issues – 13913 – ENS 425 – A

Sustainable Food Systems – 14080 – ENS 448 – A

Paleoecology – 13912 – ENS 464 – A

Global Environmental Health – 13783 – MPH 301 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

Environmental Toxicology – 14067 – MPH 449 – A

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

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Work

Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Advocacy – 14611 – PAD 481 – B

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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

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

ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13435 – PSC 371 – A

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

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US Communities

ECCE: Women of Color and Minority Women – 11307 – AAS 403 – A

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

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

ECCE: Sports and US History – 15191 – HIS 447 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

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

ECCE:TnTlk-Culture/Adolescence – 13257 – SOA 426 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12973 – WGS 301 – 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 

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General Education

 

Communication

Rhetoric and College Writing – 13507 – ENG 101 – K

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

Oral Communication – 12464 – COM 112 – D
Meets first half, Aug 20 thru Oct 16

Oral Communication – 14346 – COM 112 – K

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Social/Behavioral Science

Introduction to Criminology – 14532 – CCJ 221 – A

Introduction to the American Political System – 13563 – LES 201 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13435 – PSC 371 – A

Principles Of Psychology – 12357 – PSY 201 – A
Principles Of Psychology – 13515 – PSY 201 – B

Introduction to Sociology – 12716 – SOA 101 – A

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Humanities

Survey of African American Literature – 13519 – ENG 231 – A

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Visual, Creative, Performing Arts (Fine Art Humanities)

Introduction to Digital Media – 13028 – COM 236 – A

Introduction to Creative Writing – 15159 – ENG 272 – B

Fundamentals of Music Theory – 15211 – MUS 111 – A

Introduction to Music Education – 15264 – MUS 261 – A

Theatre Appreciation – 13698 – THE 274 – B
Meets second half, Oct 18 thru Dec 4

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Physical Science w/o lab

Introduction to Forensic Science – 15210 – CHE 131 – B

Earth Science – 14948 – ENS 151 – A

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 Physical Science with lab

Chemistry Cooks – 12912 – CHE 137 – B

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Math

Applied Statistics – 11917 – MAT 121 – C
Applied Statistics – 14946 – MAT 121 – F
Applied Statistics – 15225 – MAT 121 – G
Requires placement test

Statistics for Business and Economics – 12470 – ECO 213 – A
NO PLACEMENT
Enrollment priority
will be given to BBA online majors.  You must request permission to enroll using this online form http://go.illinois.edu/CBMCourseRequest 

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