Summer 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.

 

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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.

Epidemiology – Science of Disease Discovery – 12174 – MPH 224 – 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: Multicultural American Novels – 11669 – AAS 362 – A

Family Law – 12290 – LES 446 – A

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

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 11895 – WGS 338 – 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.

Fake News and Fact-Checking – 12283 – COM 461 – A

Deviant Behavior – 12279 – CCJ 355 – A

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

Topic:Drugs, Crime and Society – 12259 – CCJ 470 – B

Topic:EnvirnmChallengesChinaUS – 11953 – ENS 440 – A

Overview of the history and environment of China and an intro to the political ideology in China which shapes its socioeconomic transformation and environmental policies. A comparison of China and the U.S. with a focus on challenges the two countries face and what one can learn from the other. Topics: environmental planning practices, environmental injustice and inequality, public transit, urbanization processes, energy efficiency, and endangered species.

Agricultural Politics & Policy – 12288 – ENS 449 – A

Stress Management – 12246 – EXR 313 – A

ECCE: Women and Gender in the U.S. South, 1607-1877 – 12309 – HIS 457 – A

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

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

Adolescence – 11058 – PSY 323 – A

Positive Psychology – 12175 – PSY 333 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 11068 – PSY 351 – A

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 12035 – PAD 482 – A

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

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

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Heritage

ECCE: American Souths – 11958 – ENG 337 – A

Alexander the Great – 12011 – HIS 412 – A

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

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 11957 – PSC 331 – A

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Identity

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

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Institutions

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

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

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

ECCE: Global Change in Local Places – 12209 – ENS 311 – A

Family Law – 12290 – LES 446 – A

Juvenile Law – 12298 – LES 448 – A

Employment Discrimination Law – 12170 – LES 449 – A

International Law and Organizations – 12233 – LES 462 – A

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 11957 – PSC 331 – A

ECCE: American Political Thought – 11918 – PSC 435 – A

International Law and Organizations – 12218 – PSC 462 – A

Employment Discrimination Law – 12191 – PAD 452 – A

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 11895 – WGS 338 – A

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Language

Dating and Relating – 11894 – COM 423 – A

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Nature

ECCE: Global Change in Local Places – 12209 – ENS 311 – A

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

Urban Environments – 12071 – ENS 472 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 11537 – MPH 408 – A

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

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Work

Introduction to Social Media – 12183 – COM 309 – A

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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
ECCE: Speakers Series – 12078 – UNI 301 – U

 

Global Awareness

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

ECCE: Political Ideas and Ideologies – 11957 – PSC 331 – 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

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

ECCE: Women and Gender in the U.S. South, 1607-1877 – 12309 – HIS 457 – A

ECCE: American Political Thought – 11918 – PSC 435 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 11537 – MPH 408 – A

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 

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

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

 

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General Education

 

Communication

Oral Communication – 11374 – COM 112 – A

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 11369 – ENG 102 – A

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Humanities – Fine Arts, VPA

Music Appreciation – 12038 – MUS 121 – 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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Social Science

Principles Of Psychology – 11706 – PSY 201 – A

Introduction to Sociology – 11651 – SOA 101 – A

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Life Science lab

Plants & Society Lab – 12301 – BIO 307 – A
Take in combination with BIO 306 if you need a lab course.

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Life Science w/o lab

Environmental Biology – 12010 – BIO 106 – A

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

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Math

Quantitative Reasoning – 11217 – MAT 111 – A
Requires placement test

Applied Statistics – 10939 – MAT 121 – A
Applied Statistics – 11087 – MAT 121 – B
Requires placement test