Penn State Lehigh Valley announces fall 2015 part-semester courses

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Penn State Lehigh Valley is offering a number of part-semester courses for students still seeking to earn credits this fall. Students may register for these classes on eLion but must do so before Oct. 19. Students should speak with their adviser for more information.

ART 020: Introduction to Drawing (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 17, Saturdays 9 a.m-2:30 p.m.

Introductory experience in making of art through drawing media; designed for non-majors seeking general overview of studio practice. (GA) Instructor: R. Delong

B A 297B: Business Ethics (1 credit)  Begins Oct. 19, online 

This course presents a broad overview of the decisions faced in business ethics, with consideration given to the ever-increasing complexity of the global business environment.  Instructor: D. Shaffer

CAS 100A: Effective Speech (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 20, Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; online work required  

Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation. (GWS) Instructor: E. Keptner

CRIM 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 21, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; online work required

Overview of the criminal justice system, including legal foundations, processing and correction of offenders, extent and types of crime, victims. (GS) Instructor: D. Peters

HIST 173: Vietnam in War and Peace (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 19, Mondays 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; online work required         

Rise of nationalism and communism; origins of conflict; United States involvement; impact on postwar regional and international politics; contemporary Vietnam. (GH) (IL) Instructor: D. Longenbach

IST 301: Information and Organizations (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 19, online

Overview of organizational structures and functions. Includes information processing and analytic perspectives of organizations. Prerequisites: IST 210, IST 220. Instructor: K. Burley

MATH 034: The Mathematics of Money (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 21, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; online work required

Overview of simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, annuities, investments, retirement plans, taxes, credit cards, and mortgages. (GQ) Instructor: M. Kiani

NUTR 100: Contemporary Nutrition Concerns (1.5 credits)  Begins Oct. 20, Tuesdays 10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m.; online work required

Interpretation of nutrition principles in relation to contemporary problems in selecting a diet to promote a healthy lifestyle. (GHA) Instructor: D. Wade

PSYCH 100: Introductory Psychology (3 credits)  Begins Oct. 22, Thursdays 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; online work required

Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications. (GS) Instructor: H. Stopp

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Last Updated October 14, 2015