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Idaho State University

Fall Twin Falls Courses

May 29, 2018

ENGL 2281-03

Introduction to Language Studies (CRN 13126)
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. TR
What is language? This course will answer this question by introducing students to basic concepts in linguistics, including how words sound, how they are formed, and how they relate to one another.


ENGL 3311- 03

Literary Criticism and Theory (CRN 15527)
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. MWF
With reading, text-analysis and writing components, this course will prepare students for future literature classes. The course will explore theoretical and critical approaches to literature with study of several major critical movements.
A prerequisite of 60 credits including ENGL 2211 is required. English and English Education majors are strongly encouraged to take ENGL 3311 before enrolling in other upper-level literature courses.


ENGL 4433-02

Methods Teaching English (CRN 12890)
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. W
Ideally taken the semester before student teaching, this course prepares future educators to teach literature and composition in secondary schools. Course texts include classic fiction such as Lois Lowry’s The Giver, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street.
Prerequisites include General Education Objective 1; ENGL 2211, ENGL 2280 or ENGL 2281; and three additional English credit hours.


PHIL 2230-04

Medical Ethics (CRN 13976)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. MW
In treating patients, medical practitioners encounter many ethical dilemmas. This course navigates the complex ethical issues that arise in medical practice, including assisted suicide, abortion, informed consent and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment.


HIST 3308-03

Industrialization and Reform in the United States (CRN 15300)
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. MWF
How can people who lived hundreds of years ago help you choose how to live a meaningful life? This course invites students to ponder this question as they study the lives of long-ago laborers, immigrants and teetotalers. Students will learn about how industrialization sparked political, social, cultural and economic reform and changed people’s responses to philosophical questions.


HIST 3376-01

Foodways in History (CRN 15377)
7:00 p.m.  – 9:30 p.m. R
Food serves as one of the most concrete ways we can connect to history. This course explores major historical trends related to labor, race and mass incarceration through the lens of food. This approach allows alternative perspectives to familiar topics while offering a unique experience for participants to engage with course content.


HIST 4418

United States History for Teachers (CRN 15359)
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. T
Based on Idaho Department of Education history standards for high school students, this course prepares educators for instruction in American history from indigenous cultures to modern events.  


HIST 4443/5543

Environmental History of Ireland (CRN 15405)
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. TR
Available to both undergraduate and graduate students, this course explores how Ireland’s environment has influenced its cultural, social, and political development. Special focus is turned toward issues of landscape resource management, agrarian crime & rebellion, urban growth, globalization & environmental protest.


PSYC 3303

Psychology Research Methods (CRN 14929)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. MW
This course introduces beginning psychologists to descriptive and experimental research designs. Students will design and carry out independent research projects. Prerequisites include PSYC 1101 and PSYC 2227. An additional online component is required.


PSYC 4445-02

Learning and Behavior (CRN 15360)
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. R
How do people learn? This course surveys the major principles of learning, including the processes underlying operant and classical conditioning. A prerequisite of PSYC 1101 and permission of instructor is required.