2016 part-semester spring courses announced

February 16, 2016

Penn State Lehigh Valley is offering a number of part-semester courses for students still seeking to earn credits this spring. Students may register for these classes on eLion, but must do so before March 11. Students can speak with their adviser for more information.

CAS 100A: Effective Speech (3 credits) Begins March 16, Wednesdays 6.-9 p.m. Online work is required.
Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation. (GWS)  Instructor:   E. Keptner

CRIM 012/SOC 012: Criminology (3 credits) Begins March 17, Thursdays 6-9 p.m. Online work is required.
Explanations and measurements of crime; criminal law; characteristics of criminals and victims; violent property, white-collar, organized, and sexual crimes. (GS)  Instructor:   D. Peters

ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition (3 credits) Begins March 15, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. Online work is required.
Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose. (GWS)
Instructor:  L. Smith

ENGL 184:  The Short Story (3 credits) Begins March 15, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. Online work is required.
Lectures, discussion, readings in translation, with primary emphasis on major writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (GH) (IL)  Instructor:  B. Cantalupo

HIST 121:  History of the Holocaust (3 credits) Begins March 14, Mondays 6-9 p.m. Online Work Required Historical analysis of holocaust themes. (GH) (IL)  Instructor:  D. Longenbach

IST 402:  Emerging Issues and Technologies (3 credits) Begins March 14, Online
Introduction to emerging issues, technology forecasting and analysis; overview of emerging issues and leading technologies in IST and how they impact information. Prerequisites: IST 210, IST 220.  Instructor:  K. Burley

IST 413:  Usability Engineering (3 credits) Begins March 14, Online
This course addresses activities in the system development process that ensure usability. It considers the emerging concept of usability, requirements gathering and analysis, activity design, information design, interaction design, documentation design, user testing and usability evaluation. Prerequisites: IST 331.  Instructor:  R. Martin

IST 420:  Fundamentals of Systems and Enterprise Integration (3 credits) Begins March 14, Online
Introductory course on integration of information technology into different venues, including the planning, development, and implementation of the integration.  Prerequisites: IST 240, IST 301, IST 302. Instructor:  K. Burley

MATH 034:  The Mathematics of Money (three credits) Begins March 17, Thursdays 6-9p.m. Online work is required.
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 March 15, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. Online work is required.
Interpretation of nutrition principles in relation to contemporary problems in selecting a diet to promote a healthy lifestyle. (GHA)  Instructor:  D. Wade

MKTG 428:  Advance Sales Management (3 credits) Begins March 14, Online
 Approaches to planning, organizing, staffing, training, directing, and controlling the sales force in support of marketing objectives. (GHA)
Prerequisites: MKTG 330, MKTG 342   Instructor:  L. Lipton

STAT 297A:  Regressions Analysis (1 credit.) Begins March 14, Online
Linear regression, correlation, and analysis of variance. Prerequisites: MATH 021 or higher. For students with transfer credits in STAT. Instructor:  M. Erle

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Last Updated February 17, 2016