New Classes

Are you interested in a field study adventure or learning a foreign language? These are just a few of the new class offerings for Spring at College of DuPage.

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Spring 2014 - New Classes

 

Ancient Civilizations and Societies
(ANTHR 1210 005)

Explores the emergence of human societies and civilizations through archaeology. This course covers major landmarks in the development of human civilizations including the emergence of humankind, the development of agriculture, urbanism, and the high civilizations of antiquity. 

Field Experience in Applied Anthropology
(ANTHR 2210 010)

Introduces students to experiential-based learning of anthropological methods with an applied focus to study contemporary societies. Provides a framework for implementing the methods designed in the Introduction to Anthropological Methods course. Prerequisite: Anthropology 2100, with a grade of C or better and Business 1100, with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

 Advanced Android Application Development
(CIS 2595 001)

Builds upon basic design and programming principles used in creating applications for Android, an open source software stack for mobile devices. Topics include creation of Android applications using advanced features, asynchronous processing, services, broadcasts, notifications, persistent data storage, mobile networking, advanced graphics and user interface features. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2593 or equivalent or consent of instructor. 

Server Plus
(CIT 1710 001 and CIT 1710 002)

Introduction to server hardware and software technologies and various types of server operating systems. Topics include server hardware, software, storage, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting. Prepare students for CompTIA server+ certification exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. 

Introduction to Culinology and Food Science
(CULIN 1180 001)

Introduction to the world of Culinology and Food Science for large food production. Emphasis will be placed on the blending of taste and technology, the impact of food and food development processes 

Elements of Taste and Flavor
(CULIN 1185 001)

An introduction to the five elements of taste: umami, sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. A variety of herbs, spices, vinegars, oils, and other products will be used in the research and development of recipes. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent and Culinary Arts 1120 or equivalent or consent of instructor. 

Introduction to Geography
(GEOGR 1107 001 & GEOGR 1107 010)

A fundamental overview of the methods geographers use to interpret the world. Includes economic, political, cultural and urban geography, as well as geomorphology and biogeography. Also introduces the various tools geographers use from Geographic Information Systems to maps. 

Developing Geographic Skills Through a Regional Context
(GEOGR 1108 015 & GEOGR 1108 016)

Development of geographic skills such as map reading, air photo interpretation, and navigation. Tools such as Geographic Information Systems and Google Earth are introduced. Chicagoland, Illinois, and the United States form the spatial foci of the class. 

Health and Illness Concepts I
(NURSI 1220 001, NURSI 1220 002, NURSI 1220 003, NURSI 1220 004, (NURSI 1220 005, NURSI 1220 006, NURSI 1220 007, NURSI 1220 008, NURSI 1220 009 and NURSI 1220 010)

Expands upon the essential concepts of health and illness within the context of the four domains: nursing, individual, health, and environment. Emphasis on human response to chronic alterations in multidimensional processes and restoration of homeostasis. Prerequisite: Nursing 1130 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Nursing 1160 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Microbiology 1420 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and English 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in English 1101 and Psychology 2237 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Psychology 2237 

Family Health Concepts I

(NURSI 1220 001, NURSI 1220 002, NURSI 1220 003, NURSI 1220 004, NURSI 1220 005, NURSI 1220 006, NURSI 1220 007, NURSI 1220 008, NURSI 1220 009 and NURSI 1220 010)

Conceptual principles and values of providing multidimensional nursing care to individuals, children, and families within the context of the four domains: nursing, individual, health, and the environment. Emphasis on health, wellness, and illness throughout the lifespan. Prerequisite: Nursing 1130 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Nursing 1160 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Microbiology 1420 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and English 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in English 1101 and Psychology 2237 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Psychology 2237. 

Stage Management
(THEAT 1116 001)

Introduction to the world of theatre as a stage manager with a backstage view. Provides tips, techniques, procedures, and survival tools for a beginning or experienced Stage Manager by a professional stage manager. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of the instructor.

State and National Parks
(TRAV 1823 001)

In-depth study of State and National Parks in the United States. Covers descriptions, locations and benefits of the parks. Covers the most popular National Parks as important tourist attractions including unique land formations, climate date, and the best time to visit the parks. Includes how to plan a visit to a National Park and which tour companies offer tours to the parks. Includes how to plan a visit to a National Park and which tour companies offer tours to the parks. Also includes amenities available at National and State Parks. Also discussed are jobs and volunteering.