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Class Schedule

Summer 2020 Course Schedule

Environmental Biology 

An interdisciplinary study of the environment investigating how nature works and how things are interconnected. Based on an understanding of ecological concepts and principles, students examine lifestyle issues and critically analyze the relationship among population, natural resources, land use, agriculture, biodiversity, industrialization and pollution. Environmental problems are examined from scientific, ethical, economic and sociological perspectives to enable students to understand the relevance of biology to contemporary issues in human society. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 15 to Aug. 6
2 to 4:50 p.m.
BIOLO 1110 (IAI L1 905L)
Naperville Center, Room 14

Introduction to Philosophy 

Introduces the student, through the study of knowledge, reality and human conduct, to the discipline that inquires into human nature and the world. Designed to increase the student's self-awareness and ability to think. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours)

Tuesday and Thursday, June 16 to Aug. 6
6 to 8:50 p.m.
PHILO 1100 (IAI H4 900)
Naperville Center, Room 29

English Composition I 

Introduces key concepts in rhetoric and writing, including situation and context, audience, genre, purpose, and persuasion. Students apply these concepts in writing projects that demonstrate how reading and writing are embedded in multi-faceted academic, personal, social, political, and/or professional purposes. These writing projects unfold through a deliberate process of inquiry, feedback, and revision. Prerequisite: English 0492 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or English 0493 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or English Language Studies 0553 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, or appropriate score on the writing placement test(s); or co-requisite of English 0493 (must be enrolled in linked section taught by the same instructor - these are defined pairs). Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours)

Monday and Wednesday, June 15 to Aug. 5
4 to 6:50 p.m.
ENGLI 1101 (IAI C1 900)|
Naperville Center, Room 2

American Politics

Analysis of the dynamics and processes of the evolving American constitutional democracy: its origins, structure and problems. Areas of study include an in-depth discussion of the U.S. Constitution, federalism, civil liberties, interest groups, political parties, campaigns, elections, mass media, Congress, the courts and the presidency. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours)

Monday and Wednesday, June 15 to Aug. 5
9 to 11:50 a.m.
POLS 1101 (IAI S5 900)
Westmont Center, Room 21

Intermediate Spanish I

Continues to develop the ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish in a cultural context. Includes reading and discussion of modern texts, conversation, composition, grammar review, and cultural activities. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 1102 or equivalent or two years of high school Spanish. (4 lecture hours)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 15 to Aug. 6 
4 to 5:50 p.m.
SPANI 2201
Naperville Center 

Speech 1100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

This course offers a variety of experiences that develop basic concepts of the oral communication process. The class includes communication theory as well as speech preparation and delivery. Highly recommended: Prior to enrollment, student should have A) a satisfactory score, as determined by the English faculty, on an English Composition entrance test, and B) evidence of having met the Reading Competency Requirement. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours)

Monday and Wednesday, June 15 to Aug. 5
12 to 12:50 p.m.
POLS 1101 (IAI S5 900)
Westmont Center, Room 21