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Idaho State University

Summer Courses Starting June 10

May 22, 2019

Anthropology of Monsters - 31378 - ANTH 2299 - 01 (Online)
This experimental course will deconstruct monster culture and dissect monster anatomy. 
 
Media Literacy - 30868 - CMP 2203 - 01 (Online)
A broad survey of the foundations of the mass media through critical and theoretical perspectives, with particular attention devoted to how economic structures influence media content, the impact of technological innovation, and the proper evaluation of media sources. Topics include how the media manufacture stories, differences between various print and electronic sources of information, recognizing media bias, and different types of media polling. Satisfies Objective 8 of the General Education Requirements.
 
History and Appreciation of Photography - 31632 - CMP 2250 - 01 (Online)
Discovery of the photographic process and its evolution to present. Analysis of many recognized masters of photography. Equivalent to ART 2210. Partially satisifes Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.
 
Sport Public Relations - 31609 - CMP 4440 - 01 (Online)
Examines public relations theories and skills relevant to sport. Emphasizes image management; media and community relations; critical analysis of campaigns; and written and oral presentation skills necessary for sport public relations specialists.
 
Survey of Dance - 31339 - DANC 1105 - 01 (Online)
Historical development of dance cross-culturally from early to modern times. A study of language, literature and forms of dance through readings, demonstrations, and performances. Relationship of dance to the fine arts and other disciplines. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.
 
English Composition - 31657 - ENGL 1101 - 03 (In Seat)
Course in which students read, analyze and write expository essays for a variety of purposes consistent with expectations for college-level writing in standard edited English. Partially satisfies Objective 1 of the General Education Requirements.
 
Professional and Technical Writing - 30942 - ENGL 3307 - 03 (Online)
An intensive course covering skills and conventions pertinent to writing in the professions, including technical writing. Applications in disciplines or subjects of interest to the individual student. Especially appropriate for science, engineering, and pre-professional majors.
 
Business Communications - 30211 - ENGL 3308 - 01 (In Seat)
An advanced course in conventions of business communications, emphasizing purpose and audience. Focus on style, semantics, research skills, format, persuasion, and critical analysis and synthesis of data.
 
Introduction to Politics Critical Thinking and Analysis - 30907 - POLS 2202 - 01 (Online)
Introduction to critical thinking about politics. Students learn to comprehend and critically analyze discourse and writings on political and social issues, to identify errors in the logical or presentation of facts in political discourse, to be able to demonstrate independent political judgment by formulating logically valid and factually sound arguments. Required for all students majoring in political science. Satisfies Objective 7 of the General Education Requirements. 
 
Elementary Spanish I - 31617 - SPAN 1101 - 03 (In Seat)
Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in Spanish and to acquaint them with the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.
 
Elementary Spanish II - 30870 - SPAN 1102 - 01 (Online)
Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in Spanish and to acquaint them with the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. PREREQ: SPAN 1101 or equivalent. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.
 
Survey of Theatre - 30124 - THEA 1101 - 01 (Online)
An audience-oriented course in the creative processes and aesthetic principles which guide artists of the live theatre, film and television in the shaping and reflection of human value. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements.