Online Courses Summer 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.

 

 

LIS-Prefix 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.

African And Diaspora Music – 12185 – AAS 439 – A

Media from a Liberal Arts Perspective – 11139 – COM 458 – A
Meets four weeks: June 4 – June 30

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 11795 – LIS 431 – A

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 11597 – SOA 428 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12026 – WGS 301 – B

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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.

African And Diaspora Music – 12185 – AAS 439 – A
Will count for Heritage, could be petitioned for Art.

Introduction to Social Media – 12183 – COM 309 – A

Photojournalism & Photo Documentary: Storytelling in Images – 12184 – COM 407 – A

Media from a Liberal Arts Perspective – 11139 – COM 458 – A
Meets four weeks: June 4 – June 30

ECCE: Global Media and Culture:China – 11938 – COM 477 – A

Topic: The Death Penalty – 12103 – CCJ 470 – A

ECCE: Story of Food – 12179 – ENG 366 – A
Reserved for online majors though April 23.

Urban Environments – 12071 – ENS 472 – A

Topic:Monument/Museum/Memory – 11043 – HIS 440 – A

ECCE: Sports and US History – 12177 – HIS 447 – A

Human Development Across the Lifespan – 11967 – HMS 401 – A

Person, Identity, and Dignity – 12158 – PHI 353 – A

Continental Philosophy – 12180 – PHI 416 – A

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 12052 – PSC 331 – B

ECCE: Global Issues – 11956 – PSC 372 – A

Gender, Politics, and Public Policy – 12125 – PSC 444 – A

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Art

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 11795 – LIS 431 – A

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Heritage

ECCE: Race, Class, and Social Justice – 12098 – CCJ 347 – A

ECCE: American Souths – 11958 – ENG 337 – A
Reserved for online majors though April 23.

ECCE: Nationalism and Imperialism – 11443 – HIS 475 – A
Reserved for online majors though April 23.

ECCE: American Political Thought – 11930 – LES 435 – A

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Identity

Introduction to Political Philosophy – 12053 – PSC 325 – A

Human Well Being – 11813 – MPH 441 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12026 – WGS 301 – B

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

Life-span Developmental Psychology – 11347 – PSY 321 – A

Positive Psychology – 12175 – PSY 333 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 11068 – PSY 351 – A

Multicultural Counseling – 11961 – PSY 352 – A

 

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Institutions

ECCE: Policing In America – 12093 – CCJ 312 – A

ECCE: International Criminal Justice Systems – 12096 – CCJ 346 – A

Criminology of Sport – 12101 – CCJ 414 – A

Environmental Law – 11282 – LES 419 – A

Employment Discrimination Law – 12170 – LES 449 – A

ECCE: Conviction of the Innocent – 11927 – LES 488 – A

ECCE: Food, Health, and Public Policy – 12064 – MPH 402 – A

ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health – 11631 – MPH 478 – A

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 11597 – SOA 428 – A

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Language

Computer-Mediated Interpersonal Communication – 11588 – COM 411 – A
Meets four weeks: June 4 – June 30

Dating and Relating – 11894 – COM 423 – A

 

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Nature

Plants And Society with Lab – 10860 – BIO 305 – A

Plants and Society without a Lab – 11926 – BIO 306 – A

ECCE: Emerging Diseases – 11648 – CLS 471 – A
ECCE: Emerging Diseases – 11659 – MPH 471 – A

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems – 11861 – ENS 404 – A

Environmental Law – 11281 – ENS 419 – A
Environmental Law – 11282 – LES 419 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 11537 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Monsters, Medicine, and Myths – 11555 – 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: Policing In America – 12093 – CCJ 312 – A

ECCE: Project Applied Learning – 12120 – IPL 301 – A
Requires project proposal and course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 12121 – IPL 305 – A
Requires course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 12035 – PAD 482 – A
Prerequisite:  PAD 481

The System’s Response to Child Maltreatment – 12056 – PAD 483 – A
Prerequisite:  PAD 481

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ECCE

ECCE: Speakers Series – 11970 – UNI 301 – P
ECCE: Speakers Series – 11971 – UNI 301 – Q
ECCE: Speakers Series – 11972 – UNI 301 – R
ECCE: Speakers Series – 11973 – UNI 301 – S
ECCE: Speakers Series – 11974 – UNI 301 – T

 

Global Awareness

ECCE: Emerging Diseases – 11648 – CLS 471 – A

ECCE: Global Media and Culture:China – 11938 – COM 477 – A

ECCE: International Criminal Justice Systems – 12096 – CCJ 346 – A

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 12052 – PSC 331 – B

ECCE: Global Issues – 11956 – PSC 372 – A

ECCE: Epidemiology – Science of Disease Discovery – 12174 – MPH 224 – A

ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power – 11597 – SOA 428 – A

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US Communities

ECCE: Policing In America – 12093 – CCJ 312 – A

ECCE: Race, Class, and Social Justice – 12098 – CCJ 347 – A

ECCE: American Souths – 11958 – ENG 337 – A
Reserved for online majors though April 23.

ECCE: Story of Food – 12179 – ENG 366 – A
Reserved for online majors though April 23.

ECCE: American Political Thought – 11930 – LES 435 – A

ECCE: Conviction of the Innocent – 11927 – LES 488 – A

ECCE: Food, Health, and Public Policy – 12064 – MPH 402 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 11537 – MPH 408 – A

ECCE: Monsters, Medicine, and Myths – 11555 – MPH 438 – A
Students need a NETFLIX account. Some films are available only through the mail and not the streaming option.

ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health – 11631 – MPH 478 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 12026 – WGS 301 – 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 – 12120 – IPL 301 – A
Requires project proposal and course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 12121 – IPL 305 – A
Requires course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

 

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General Education


 

Written Communication

 

Requires approval: email Michelle Kenny

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 11369 – ENG 102 – A
College Writing and Civic Engagement – 11062 – ENG 102 – B
Must have a C or better in ENG 101 or equivalent
Requires approval: email Michelle Kenny

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Oral Communication

Oral Communication – 11374 – COM 112 – A

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Social and Behavioral Science

Introduction to Microeconomics – 12165 – ECO 201 – A

Introduction to Political Philosophy – 12053 – PSC 325 – A

Principles Of Psychology – 11706 – PSY 201 – A

Introduction to Sociology – 11651 – SOA 101 – A

Foundations of American Education – 11968 – TEP 207 – B

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Humanities – Visual, Creative, Performing Arts

Fundamentals of Music Theory – 11871 – MUS 111 – A

Introduction to Theatre – 11900 – THE 274 – A

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Humanities

Person, Identity, and Dignity – 12158 – PHI 353 – A

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Life Science without lab

Environmental Biology – 12010 – BIO 106 – A

Plants and Society without a Lab – 11926 – BIO 306 – A

Nutrition – 12143 – CLS 225 – A

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Life Science with lab

Plants And Society with Lab – 10860 – BIO 305 – A

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 Math

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

Quantitative Reasoning – 11217 – MAT 111 – A

Applied Statistics – 10939 – MAT 121 – A

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