Spring 2020 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 the spring 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 November 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.

Liberty Studies – 13928 – LIS 211 – A

Global Public Health: Population, Poverty and Pollution – 13248 – MPH 222 – A

Epidemiology – Science of Disease Discovery – 13655 – 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: Black Women Writers – 13484 – AAS 465 – A

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14991 – CCJ 343 – B

ECCE: Women and Gender in the U.S. South, 1607-1877 – 14978 – HIS 457 – A

ECCE: US Women’s History – 12887 – HIS 345 – A

Human Well Being – 13711 – MPH 441 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13249 – MPH 408 – A

European Cinema – 13838 – LIS 366 – A

Baseball: An Interdisciplinary Approach – 14650 – LIS 421 – A

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 13608 – LIS 431 – A

Law and Inequality – 14683 – LES 404 – A

Critical Thinking – 11795 – PHI 301 – B

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13815 – WGS 301 – B

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 13422 – 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.

ECCE: Global Media and Culture:China – 14347 – COM 477 – A
Meets the first eight weeks – Jan 13 – Mar 7

Topic:Race to White House 2020 – 14870 – COM 480 – C

Introduction to Environmental Consulting – 14990 – ENS 455 – A

ECCE: Women and Gender in the U.S. South, 1607-1877 – 14978 – HIS 457 – A

Religion, Politics, and Public Policy – 14606 – PSC 443 – A

Social Work and Substance Abuse – 11962 – SWK 425 – A

Public Policy for Managers – 14625 – PAD 303 – A

Nonprofit Sector and Society – 14996 – PAD 310 – A

Professional Writing – 14715 – ENG 309 – A 

Topic: Latino/a Literature – 12676 – ENG 360 – D

ECCE: Nature, History, and Human Action – 13806 – SOA 372 – A

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

Psychology of Eating Disorders/Obesity – 15002 – PSY 336 – A

Abnormal Psychology – 13752 – PSY 351 – B

Exceptional Child – 11801 – PSY 324 – A

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Art

European Cinema – 13838 – LIS 366 – A

The Beatles: Popular Music and Society – 13608 – LIS 431 – A

Philosophy of Art – 10554 – PHI 432 – A

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Heritage

ECCE: Black Women Writers – 13484 – AAS 465 – A

ECCE: From China to Chinese America – 14260 – ENG 321 – A

ECCE: US Women’s History – 12887 – HIS 345 – A

Baseball: An Interdisciplinary Approach – 14650 – LIS 421 – A

Introduction to Human Rights – 14001 – LES 464 – A

History of Modern Philosophy – 12014 – PHI 425 – A

The British Victorian Novel – 14069 – ENG 351 – A

Rise of Rome – 14014 – HIS 416 – A

ECCE: Nationalism and Imperialism – 13898 – HIS 475 – 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) November 1.

Life-span Developmental Psychology – 11793 – PSY 321 – A

Human Well Being – 13711 – MPH 441 – A

Multicultural Counseling – 14270 – PSY 352 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13815 – WGS 301 – B

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Institutions

Corrections and the Mass Media – 14680 – CCJ 337 – A

Gangs, Crime, and Justice – 14536 – CCJ 363 – A

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14991 – CCJ 343 – B

Crime Myths and Moral Panic – 14538 – CCJ 411 – A

Criminology of Sport – 14583 – CCJ 414 – A

Law Enforcement Challenges: Terrorism – 14766 – CCJ 416 – A

China’s Environment and the World – 13974 – ENS 488 – A

Moral Values in Political Philosophy – 12273 – PHI 448 – A

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12285 – PHI 315 – A

Introduction to Comparative Politics – 13427 – PSC 371 – B

Introduction to International Relations – 13284 – PSC 373 – A

Global Environmental Health – 14112 – MPH 301 – A

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 13422 – WGS 338 – A

All Psychology courses require approval.  The online approval request form will be available on the PSY program website on (approximately) November 1.
Family Psychology – 12936 – PSY 326 – A

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Language

Creative Writing Poetry – 14033 – ENG 371 – A

Critical Thinking – 11795 – PHI 301 – B

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Nature

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems – 13594 – ENS 404 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13249 – MPH 408 – A

Our Changing Climate – 13272 – ENS 463 – A

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Work

Investigative Concepts and Analysis – 14542 – CCJ 447 – A

PAD 481, 482, 483 represent the Child Advocacy Studies certificate.
Go to http://illinois.edu/fb/sec/440564 to request course approval

Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Advocacy – 14330 – PAD 481 – A

Global Child Advocacy Studies – 14376 – PAD 482 – A

The System’s Response to Child Maltreatment – 14492 – PAD 483 – A

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ECCE

ECCE: Speakers Series – 14114 – UNI 301 – P
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14116 – UNI 301 – Q
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14118 – UNI 301 – R
ECCE: Speakers Series – 14119 – UNI 301 – S

 

Global Awareness

ECCE: Nationalism and Imperialism – 13898 – HIS 475 – A

ECCE: Nature, History, and Human Action – 13806 – SOA 372 – A

ECCE: Global Media and Culture:China – 14347 – COM 477 – A
Meets the first eight weeks – Jan 13 – Mar 7

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US Communities

ECCE: Black Women Writers – 13484 – AAS 465 – A

ECCE: Women and Criminal Justice – 14991 – CCJ 343 – B

ECCE: From China to Chinese America – 14260 – ENG 321 – A

ECCE: US Women’s History – 12887 – HIS 345 – A

ECCE: Women and Gender in the U.S. South, 1607-1877 – 14978 – HIS 457 – A

ECCE: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies – 13815 – WGS 301 – B

ECCE: Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture – 13422 – WGS 338 – A

ECCE: Addiction – 13249 – MPH 408 – 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 – 14565 – IPL 301 – A
Requires project proposal and course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

ECCE: Undergraduate Prior Learning Portfolio Development – 14557 – IPL 305 – A
Requires course application. Contact ipl@uis.edu for more information.

ECCE: Social Change and Leadership – 14561 – IPL 362 – A

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General Education

 

Written Communication

Rhetoric and College Writing – 14359 – ENG 101 – E

College Writing and Civic Engagement – 12383 – ENG 102 – J .
ENG 101 or equivalent with a C or better

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Oral Communication

Oral Communication – 14113 – COM 112 – I

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Social and Behavioral Science

Principles Of Psychology – 13620 – PSY 201 – B

Juvenile Delinquency -14528 – CCJ 231 – A

Introduction to the American Political System – 12525 – LES 201 – A

Liberty Studies – 13928 – LIS 211 – A

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Humanities – Visual, Creative, Performing Arts

Introduction to Theatre – 13988 – THE 274 – B

Art Appreciation – 12832 – ART 101 – A

Fundamentals of Music Theory – 15008 – MUS 111 – A

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Humanities

Critical Thinking – 11795 – PHI 301 – B

Comparative Philosophy of Religion – 12285 – PHI 315 – A

Liberty Studies – 13928 – LIS 211 – A

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Physical Science with lab

Chemistry Cooks – 13744 – CHE 137 – B
Chemistry Cooks – 13746 – CHE 137 – C

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Physical Science without lab

Our Changing Climate – 13272 – ENS 463 – A

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  Math

You must have prerequisites or an appropriate assessment test score to enroll in MAT 121.  Course approval required – email mat@uis.edu

Applied Statistics – 12506 – MAT 121 – C
Applied Statistics – 14849 – MAT 121 – F