Online Courses Fall 2018

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 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.

If this is your first semester as a Liberal Studies major, you should take:

Self-Directed Learning – 10713 – LIS 301 – B

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: African American Studies – 14892 – AAS 301 – A

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14539 – CCJ 343 – A
ECCE: Women & Criminal Justice – 13577 – WGS 343 – A

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 13882 – LIS 432 – A

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

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

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13748 – WGS 301 – B

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14063 – WGS 338 – B

 

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
First 8 weeks.  Ends Oct. 20.

Entrepreneurial Journalism – 14561 – COM 452 – A

Topic:Presidential Political Advertising/96-16 – 14562 – COM 480 – A
In 1996, presidential television advertising moved from over the air and cable television distribution to include the web based presence of campaign web sites and web based ads. Over the following presidential campaigns, the political communication messages of these campaigns became more and more focused on using the role of web based ads and social media in their campaigns. This course will study the historical evolution of those campaigns and analyze in detail dozens of ads that were instrumental in this shift.

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

Fashion History – 14564 – HIS 455 – A

Documenting Injustice in the Criminal Law: Criminal Law through Podcast – 14899 – LES 479 – A

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A
Ethics – 14816 – PHI 341 – B

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

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

Topic:Philosophy & Computers – 14568 – PHI 470 – A

Introduction to Public Policy – 14656 – PSC 311 – B

Political Psychology – 14109 – PSC 412 – A

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

 

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Art

Graphic Novel – 14879 – ENG 381 – A
CURRENTLY RESTRICTED TO ONLINE ENG MAJORS

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 13882 – LIS 432 – A

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

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Heritage

ECCE: African American Studies – 14892 – AAS 301 – A

Colonial America – 13137 – HIS 431 – A
CURRENTLY RESTRICTED TO ONLINE HIS MAJORS

United States, 1945-Present – 10669 – HIS 436 – A
CURRENTLY RESTRICTED TO ONLINE HIS MAJORS

ECCE: From Vikings to Hackers: A Pirate’s World History – 13017 – HIS 479 – B
CURRENTLY RESTRICTED TO ONLINE HIS MAJORS

Jazz in American Culture – 13923 – MUS 335 – A
Jazz in American Culture – 12677 – SOA 335 – A

Ancient & Medieval Philosophy – 12237 – PHI 421 – A

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

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Identity

ECCE: African American Studies – 14892 – AAS 301 – A

All PSY courses require completion of PSY 201 or equivalent.
All PSY courses require approval, using the online form.

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

Family Psychology – 11930 – PSY 326 – A

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

Abnormal Psychology – 12360 – PSY 351 – B

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13748 – WGS 301 – B

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Institutions

ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13066 – CSC 442 – A

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

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

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

Population and Public Policy – 13024 – ENS 446 – A

Family Law – 14716 – LES 446 – A

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12675 – PHI 315 – A

Marxist Philosophy: Past, Present, Future – 14587 – PSC 437 – C

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

Chemicals and the Citizen – 13553 – MPH 450 – A

Emerging Diseases – 14248 – MPH 471 – A

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

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

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

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14063 – WGS 338 – B

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Language

Computer-Mediated Interpersonal Communication – 12394 – COM 411 – A
Second 8 weeks.  Starts Oct. 22.

Organizational Communication – 10426 – COM 463 – A

Logic – 12572 – PHI 401 – A

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Nature

Emerging Diseases – 14057 – CLS 471 – B

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing – 13754 – ENS 405 – A
Prerequisite:  ENS 404, which is available this summer.

Ecological Issues – 13913 – ENS 425 – A

Sustainable Food Systems – 14080 – ENS 448 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13550 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Monsters, Medicine, and Myths – 13549 – MPH 438 – A
Students need a NETFLIX account. Some films are available only through the mail and not the streaming option.

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Work

ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13066 – CSC 442 – A

ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14805 – CSC 316 – A

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.

PAD 481, 482, and 483 are part of a professional certificate in Child Advocacy Studies.

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

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 14822 – PAD 482 – A

The System’s Response to Child Maltreatment – 14467 – PAD 483 – A
Requires approval and completion of PAD 481.

Advertising – 11869 – COM 448 – 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

 

Global Awareness

ECCE: Wired Perspectives – 14805 – CSC 316 – A

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

ECCE: Expatriate Paris – 13882 – LIS 432 – A

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

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

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US Communities

ECCE: African American Studies – 14892 – AAS 301 – A

ECCE: Internet in American Life – 13066 – CSC 442 – A

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: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 14161 – SOA 338 – B

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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 

IPL 300 – ECCE: Internship Applied Learning
IPL 300 applies to the Boyer Work category

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
Requires approval: email Michelle Kenny

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 13854 – ENG 102 – C
Must have a C or better in ENG 101 or equivalent
Requires approval: email Michelle Kenny

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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

Principles Of Psychology – 12357 – PSY 201 – A

Foundations of American Education – 14262 – TEP 207 – B

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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

Ethics – 14598 – PHI 341 – A
Ethics – 14816 – PHI 341 – B

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

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Physical Science without lab

Chemistry Cooks – 12912 – CHE 137 – B

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Life Science without lab

Nutrition – 14668 – CLS 225 – A

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 Math

Requires departmental approval and placement, which may include placement testing. Contact mat@uis.edu for details.

Applied Statistics – 11917 – MAT 121 – C

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