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EC 345-AED Economics of Social Issues (3)
Economic thinking about social problems such as population growth, price controls, poverty, higher education, energy, crime, pollution, consumerism, health care, social and economic inequality, unemployment, inflation, taxation and the public debt. Required course for program management, social services and criminal justice major. Fulfills the American diversity or social science requirement.

AR 241-E Ceramics (Hand Building) I (3)
Off-wheel techniques to create ceramic forms. Emphasis on expressive potential of clay, glazing and firing techniques. Fulfills the fine arts requirement.

SS 101-AE Concepts in Social Science I (3)
Content is geared toward a clear understanding of the major ideas, eras, themes, developments, turning points, chronology and cause and effect relationships in U.S. History. The social studies concepts of economics and civics are presented within this historical context. Guiding the content are the essential "knowledge and skills" for elementary teacher candidates as stated in the elementary endorsement competencies published by OSPI. Fulfills U.S. history and civics requirement for elementary education majors. Fulfills the social science requirement.

SN 100-AE Introduction to Spanish (3)
Preparation for foreign language acquisition via overview of Spanish language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Provides a framework of linguistic and cultural expectation upon which any foreign language can be built. Course is technologically enhanced. Fulfills the global perspective or world language requirement.

SP 351-AED Group Dynamics (3)
A focus on group behavior and on how group functioning affects organizational effectiveness. Emphasis on effective group processes for role clarification, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict resolution and group communications. Students develop communication strategies and application of concepts through completion of a small-group project. Required course for program management, social services and criminal justice majors. Note: There is content overlap between this course and a course in the organizational management major; do not take this course if you are considering joining an organizational management cohort. Fulfills the oral communication requirement.

CO 300-AE Reason & Knowing: Nature & Human Nature (4)
This worldview course for Continuing Studies students focuses on epistemology, metaphysics and human nature questions within the complex traditions of Christian and Rationalist worldviews from the Hebrews and Greeks in ancient times through the 19th and 20th century challenges to Rationalist assumptions. Fulfills the Core requirement for evening students.

PO 371-AEDHY Introduction to Public Administration (3)
An introduction to the key elements of public administration, set in a context that considers current political, economic, administrative, social and public service practice. Topics may include organization theory, management of human and fiscal resources, governance, and public policy. Included will be an examination of values and issues contemporary to local, state, and national constituencies. Required course for the social services, criminal justice and public service administration major.

MA 107-AED Basic Concepts in Modern Mathematics (3)
Mathematics for the liberal arts student. An introduction to contemporary mathematics and its role in society. Current and past applications of mathematics in the real world will be examined. Topics may include management science, coding information, geometric applications, and statistics. Fulfills the math requirement.

SO 311W-AEDHY Families & Society (3)
Family, kinship and marriage in societal context. Human families in their many forms are examined cross-culturally and historically; primary emphasis is upon the changing shape and character of American families today. Impact of class, race and values on family life is explored. Special focus is on parent-child relations and the problems of children in American families. Required course for social services majors.

TH 135-AED A Biblical Introduction to God (3)
This class presents a Christian view of the nature and character of God based on the Bible. Our goal: to bring students' perspectives on God into conversation with the biblical view, as we learn to think, speak, and write theologically. Fulfills the biblical literature requirement.

PH 321W-AEDHY Ethics-Social/Behavioral Studies (3)
This course focuses on four themes in moral philosophy: The Foundations of morality, Moral knowledge, Moral motivation, and Ethics in real life. The course will apply these ethical themes to topics in social and behavioral fields. Satisfies the Writing-intensive requirement. Required course for criminal justice major. Fulfills humanities requirement.

SN 100-AEHY Introduction to Spanish (3)
Preparation for foreign language acquisition via overview of Spanish language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Provides a framework of linguistic and cultural expectation upon which any foreign language can be built. Students must have a computer to ensure success in course. Fulfills the global perspective or world language requirement.

SS 102-AE Concepts in Social Science II (3)
Content is geared toward a clear understanding of the major ideas, eras, themes, developments, turning points, chronology and cause and effect relationships in Pacific Northwest History. The social studies concepts of economics and civics are presented within this historical context. Guiding the content are the essential "knowledge and skills" for elementary teacher candidates as stated in the elementary endorsement competencies published by OSPI.

MU 235-AED Classical Music of the Western World (3)
A music appreciation course covering basic techniques for listening to classic pieces of music. Exploration of the historical forces that have influenced the great compositions of our culture. Fulfills the fine arts or humanities requirement.

CO 300-AED Reason & Knowing: Nature & Human Nature (4)
This worldview course for Continuing Studies students focuses on epistemology, metaphysics and human nature questions within the complex traditions of Christian and Rationalist worldviews from the Hebrews and Greeks in ancient times through the 19th and 20th century challenges to Rationalist assumptions. Fulfills the Core requirement for evening students.

SO 311W-AE Families & Society (3)
Family, kinship and marriage in societal context. Human families in their many forms are examined cross-culturally and historically; primary emphasis is upon the changing shape and character or American families today. Impact of class, race and values on family life is explored. Special focus is on parent-child relations and the problems of children in American families. Required course for social services majors.

SO 120-AEHY Introduction to Sociology (3)
Examination of the concepts, methods and findings sociologists use to understand social life in the U.S. and other cultures. Analysis of social groups and processes, from families and cities to crime, social change, and inequalities of gender, race and class. Exploration of social problems and how to make a difference. Fulfills the social science requirement.

SO 315-AED Funding and Grant Writing (3)
Identification of potential sources and preparation of application documents. Analysis of successful grants and assistance from local resources. Required course for program management and social services majors.

CO 300-ED Reason & Knowing: Nature & Human Nature (4)
This worldview course for Continuing Studies students focuses on epistemology, metaphysics and human nature questions within the complex traditions of Christian and Rationalist worldviews from the Hebrews and Greeks in ancient times through the 19th and 20th century challenges to Rationalist assumptions. Fulfills the Core requirement for evening students.

HS 301-AE Introduction to Healthcare Administration (3)
This course provides an introduction to the structure, operation and financing of the American healthcare system. It examines the major industry participants; how healthcare services are allocated and financed; the factors that influence the cost and quality of care; and opposing positions on the future of healthcare reform.

WGS 370-AED Action Heroes to Zany Moms: Representations of Women in Popular Culture (3)
This course approaches recent popular culture in the US as more than simply entertainment. Particular attention is paid to representations of gender, sexuality, race, and class as intersecting, dynamic social categories embedded in narratives about women and feminism. Different media effects theories are explored and discussed. Cultural theory is used to learn how social anxieties, problems, and desires are constructed, managed, and challenged through cultural texts, critically analyzing how popular culture shapes who we are. Focus is on primarily visual culture, and a variety of genres and mediums. Fulfills the American diversity or humanities requirement.

AR 361-AE History of Renaissance and Baroque Art (3)
The development of artistic expression from the early 14th century through the 19th century, including Northern and Italian Renaissance, Mannerism, Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism. Architecture, sculpture, painting and the minor arts will be considered within both their cultural and visual contexts.Fulfills the fine arts or humanities requirement.

TA 100-AE OL Introduction to Theatre (3)
An introduction to theatre history, literature, criticism, and the practicalities of creating theatre, with particular emphasis upon its cultural and social influences on society. Fulfills the fine arts or humanities requirement.

SO 425-AED Making Change: Social Intervention Strategies (3)
Learn to use a 'sociological imagination' to explore the relationship between personal troubles and public issues while examining a variety of social problems. Examine steps, strategies, approaches and skills used to make change while developing an understanding of neighborhoods, communities and organizations. Experience change firsthand and apply course material by participating in a service learning project outside the classroom. Prerequisite: SO 120. Required course for social services major.

TH 242-AE Life & Teachings of Jesus (3)
The pivotal events and major teachings of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels, and their relevance to today. Fulfills the biblical literature requirement.

MA 107-AE Basic Concepts in Modern Mathematics (3)
Mathematics for the liberal arts student. An introduction to contemporary mathematics and its role in society. Current and past applications of mathematics in the real world will be examined. Topics may include management science, coding information, geometric applications, and statistics. Fulfills the math requirement.

SO 368-AED The Helping Process in Social Services (3)
Learn to use core concepts, values, and skills for helping people in social-service settings. Become familiar with interviewing, assessing and behaving professionally in these settings. A Christian view of the helping process will be integrated with the skills and knowledge base. Required course for the social services major.

PO 371-AE Introduction to Public Administration (3)
An introduction to the key elements of public administration, set in a context that considers current political, economic, administrative, social and public service practice. Topics may include organization theory, management of human and fiscal resources, governance, and public policy. Included will be an examination of values and issues contemporary to local, state, and national constituencies. Required course for the social services, criminal justice and public service administration major.

FW 175-EHY Survey of Physical Education Activities (3)
Course includes individualized fitness assessment, personalized program development, and exposure to leisure and lifetime wellness activities as they relate to the Continuing Studies student. Also includes a personalized aerobic component and nutritional considerations. Fulfills the entire (three credit) physical education requirement for graduation.

BU 386-E Directed Readings: Business (1)
Selected readings in business designed to broaden knowledge in specific business arenas. Reading list is approximately six books. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain instructions and reading list by calling 509-777-3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

FW 175-E Survey of Physical Education Activities (3)
Course includes individualized fitness assessment, personalized program development, and exposure to leisure and lifetime wellness activities as they relate to the Continuing Studies student. Also includes a personalized aerobic component and nutritional considerations. Fulfills the entire (three credit) physical education requirement for graduation.

EL 109-AEHY Introduction to Academic Writing (3)
Introduction to critical writing in response to reading and research. Practice in using writing processes (invention, drafting, revision, editing) to create effective academic arguments. Style and grammar issues and strategies for avoiding plagiarism presented as needed. Fulfills the written communication requirement.

BU 466W-AD Principles of Auditing (3)
Standards, objectives and ethics for auditors in public accounting. Reporting standards, internal control, evidence and statistical sampling. Prerequisite: BU 334.

SO 386-E Directed Readings: Sociology (1)
Selected readings in sociology and/or social service arenas designed to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students

PO 302-AEDHY Legal Issues in Social & Behavioral Studies (3)
This course presents a brief historic overview of the American judicial system, and a comprehensive study of our contemporary legal processes and systems, with emphasis on issues and tensions between the legal system, societal norms, and individual interest. Required course for criminal justice and public service administration.

BU 367-AED Fundamentals of Investing (3)
This course will provide the student with a solid foundation of the core investment concepts and tools. The course will cover the overall structure of the market and study equities, fixed income, options, mutual funds, commodities/ futures as well as some alternative investments. The course will also look at risk and return and the modern portfolio theory. The course will consist of lecture, discussion, presentations and guest lecturers. Prerequisite: BU-110.

EDE 302-EE Foundations of Education (3)
The course explores the philosophical foundations and critical issues related to education, faith/world view and the education profession, certification in Washington and the dispositions of successful practitioners as identified by the Whitworth School of Education conceptual framework. It also provides an introduction to educational opportunities in community organizations including museums, art, music or theatre groups, youth organizations and science centers. Students complete a service learning experience, either in a K-12 classroom or education-related community organization. Cross listed with EDE 502.

GE 335-AED Transitions to Adult Learning (3)
An introduction to the expectations and methodology of the accelerated learning format and the programs in the School of Continuing Studies. Through readings, discussion, and writing assignments, the course examines critical thinking and communication skills. Topics include self-directed collaborative learning, academic research, and history/culture of Whitworth. This course must be taken within the first semester of attendance at Whitworth University.

EL 109-AE Introduction to Academic Writing (3)
Introduction to critical writing in response to reading and research. Practice in using writing processes (invention, drafting, revision, editing) to create effective academic arguments. Style and grammar issues and strategies for avoiding plagiarism presented as needed. Fulfills the written communication requirement.

SO 343-AE Sociology of Religion (3)
How can one make sense of religion? A variety of theoretical and methodological "ways of looking" will be used in an attempt to understand religious behavior. Religion will be explored both as it is affected by its social context and as it affects society. Sociology has been seen as both serious threat to cherished religion and a valuable tool for ministry. Both tensions and conversations between Christianity and sociology will be examined. Prerequisite: SO 120.

CS 110-AE Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3)
Basic concepts of computer hardware, software and information processing. Impact of computers on society and the ethics of informatiion technology. Hands-on experience with operating systems, file systems, word processors, spreadsheets, databases and communication tools.

PY 330-AED Psychology of Poverty and Social Class (3)
Examines how social class affects cognitive, emotional, and social development; how the more affluent make attributions of behavior and circumstances of the poor; and how these attributions affect helping behavior and psychological outcomes. Prerequisite: PY 101.

EL 109-AE Introduction to Academic Writing (3)
Introduction to critical writing in response to reading and research. Practice in using writing processes (invention, drafting, revision, editing) to create effective academic arguments. Style and grammar issues and strategies for avoiding plagiarism presented as needed. Fulfills the written communication requirement.

GL 141-AED Introduction to Oceanography (3)
This course provides a broad introduction to the oft times mysterious oceanographic realm. Topics include: nature of the seafloor; seabed resources; chemical and physical properties of water; currents, waves and tides; coastlines; primary production and other "life in the water". Fulfills the natural science requirement.

TH 130-AEDHY Introduction to the Bible (3)
An overview of the entire Bible, with emphasis on literary, historical and theological themes and the diversity and unity within the Bible. Fulfills the biblical literature requirement.

EL 310-AED Northwest Writers (3)
Readings from a diverse group of Northwestern poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, with consideration of central themes and concerns shared among them. Explores the relationship between these writers and their region. Fulfills humanities requirement

EDE 386-E  Directed Readings: Education (1)
Selected readings in education designed to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

TH 386-E Directed Readings: Theology (1)
Selected readings in theology designed to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

AR 240-AE Ceramics (Wheelwork) I (3)
Use of the potter's wheel to create three-dimensional forms, both sculptural and functional. Emphasis on design, glazing, and firing techniques. Fulfills the fine arts requirement.

ASL 100-AED Introduction to Conversational Sign Language (3)
Preparation for language acquisition via overview of sign language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Fulfills the American diversity or world language requirement.

CO 150-AEHY Western Civilization I: Christian Worldview Perspective (4)
The initial Worldview course focuses on theology and anthropology, the nature of God and humanity. Beginning with a brief comparative examination of various global worldview perspectives, the course focuses primarily upon key theological concerns of the Christian movement from its earliest beginnings to today, examining how those concerns have worked themselves out in various and diverse ways in the Church, as well as in the daily life of individuals and cultures in the Western World.

TH 358-EHY Psalms (3)
A comprehensive introduction to theological exegesis of the biblical psalms, including those preserved in the Old and New Testament narratives. Special attention is given to the Psalter as a guide to authentic spirituality.

LS 497-E Workshop: Self-Discovery and its Role in Leadership (1)
This seminar will explore the intersection between the self-discovery inherent in lifelong learning and how that informs the process by which individuals develop leadership skills and a personal philosophy of civic identity.

SO 466-AE Ethics in Public Service (3)
Examining the role, values and issues of management in social service and public agencies in the context of democratic governance, citizen participation, power structures and professional codes of conduct, with an emphasis on developing skill in critical and ethical reasoning and decision making. Required course for public service administration.

SN 100-AED Introduction to Spanish (3)
Preparation for foreign language acquisition via overview of Spanish language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Provides a framework of linguistic and cultural expectation upon which any foreign language can be built. Course is technologically enhanced. Fulfills the global perspective or world language requirement.

LS 305-AEHY Introduction to Public Service Leadership (3)
This course will be an introduction to the study of leadership with a focus on public service entities. Additional topics covered will be types of entities (non-profit, NGO, governments, neighborhood associations), organizational behavior, sustainability and community development. Required course for public service leadership.

SP 352-AE Conflict Management (3)
Investigates how individuals can manage relational conflict more effectively, with an emphasis on the language and structure of conflict. Students will develop skills in managing social and task conflict in both professional and personal contexts. Required course for public service administration major.

EL 245-AEHY Creative Writing (3)
An introduction to creative writing, including multiple genres. Workshop approach.

BU 361-AED Lean Management (3)
This course explores streamlining business processes through the application of quality management principles to create globally competitive business entities. The course takes concepts beyond the factory floor to service and retail environments; it is designed for anyone who is interested in a career in management of either a for-profit or not-for-profit entity.

EC 345-AEDHY Economics of Social Issues (3)
Economic thinking about social problems such as population growth, price controls, poverty, higher education, energy, crime, pollution, consumerism, health care, social and economic inequality, unemployment, inflation, taxation and the public debt. Required course for social services, criminal justice and public service administration major. Fulfills the American diversity or social science requirement.

EL 125-AEHY Reading Literature (3)
Introduction to literary genres: fiction, drama, and poetry. Attention to multicultural literature.

MA 256-ED Elementary Probability & Statistics (3)
Descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation, and regression.

LS 497-E1 Workshop: Big Data, Big Deal? (1)
In the digital age, companies collect vast amounts of data about their customers and online users--from spending behaviors to web browsing activity. But what do they do with it? And what are the potential legal ramifications and ethical issues that might come into play with misuse and abuse? You'll learn from local experts in various industries that work with or leverage big data to accomplish their business objectives, including Marketing, Business Intelligence, Information Technology & Security, Finance, and more. The class will include an overview and understanding of what big data is, how it's being used and by who, and current issues and trends, through a series of lectures, guest presentations, case studies, white papers, and discussions.

AR 211-AE Watercolor I (3)
Beginning course in transparent watercolor. Traditional and contemporary techniques. Emphasis on observation, composition and content. Some art experience recommended.

PS 196-AE Climate Change: Past, Present and Future (3)
Climate change is a global problem that requires understanding, a sense of concern and then action to be solved. Understanding will be accomplished by learning about mechanisms that have produced changes in global climate over the past millions of years, what is presently occurring and what can be accurately predicted for the future. Through this understanding, students will develop a stronger sense of caring for our planet and, from caring, create openings for action. Climate is energized by ocean temperatures. Ocean currents, both surface and flowing deeply undersea, bring this stored energy to interact with the atmosphere throughout the globe. This energy produces air temperature, rainfall and wind patterns. Radical climate changes have occurred throughout geological history. We will study why these changes have occurred and learn that they have taken place over thousands of years, allowing life to adapt. We are presently experiencing similar changes that are occurring over decades; and they are projected to accelerate over the foreseeable future. We will explore the agents of these changes, what can be done to reduce the impact as well as what we must do to adapt.

AR 241 E Ceramics (Hand Building) I (3)
Off-wheel techniques to create ceramic forms. Emphasis on expressive potential of clay, glazing and firing techniques.

TH 165-AE The Bible for Doubters (3)
An introduction to the overall content and themes of the Bible which is organized around difficult questions and welcomes students who are asking such questions. No Christian commitment is presumed. Fulfills the Biblical Literature requirement.

CS 178-E Workshop: Intro to Excel I (1)
This workshop is for students whose proficiency in Microsoft Office does not include fundamental Excel skills. Excel is the software tool that is essential in the business arena and every business student should have at least a basic understanding of the program. This workshop is especially important for students who are seeking a career in business or administration and whose Excel skills are at the novice level.

GE 335-AED Transitions to Adult Learning (3)
An introduction to the expectations and methodology of the accelerated learning format and the programs in the School of Continuing Studies. Through readings, discussion, and writing assignments, the course examines critical thinking and communication skills. Topics include self-directed collaborative learning, academic research, and history/culture of Whitworth. This course must be taken within the first semester of attendance at Whitworth University.

PY 101-AED Introductory Psychology (3)
Use of scientific method of examining human behavior. How to deal objectively with questions about behavior. Topics include biological psychology, development, perception, states of consciousness, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, disorders and therapy, social psychology and human diversity.

BU 335-AD Intermediate Accounting II (4)
Second semester of modern accounting theory and practice. Analysis of the determination of income and asset evaluation. Analysis of financial statements; special financial accounting and reporting problems. Explores both US GAAP and IFRS guidelines. Prerequisites:

JMC 302-AED Digital Strategic Communication (3)
This course covers the paradigm shift that social media is creating at the juncture of communication and technology. Students learn how to utilize online channels such as Twitter, Facebook, blogs, online ads, geo-based location and rating services, and other e-marketing tactics to engage your audience. Explores multiple platforms for monitoring, managing and tracking campaigns.

SO 220-AEHY Race and Ethnicity (3)
Examines racial and ethnic relations around the world, with emphasis on the United States. Students explore race as a social construct and its intersections with class, gender and immigrant status. Emphasis is put on racism within social institutions along with analysis of beliefs and privilege at the individual level. Prerequisite: SO 120. Required course for criminal justice administration. Fulfills the American diversity requirement.

SO 303-AED Globalization and Social Change and Wealth (3)
Globalization and Social Change is an introduction to global studies from sociological and interdisciplinary perspectives. The course will examine economic, political, cultural, and social ties between nations, drawing on theories and concepts from several disciplines that include international studies, political science, economics and the humanities in addition to sociology. Topics to be covered include global social movements, global inequality, the media, and the spread of western cultures and ideologies. Required course for public service administration major.

BI 107-AEHY Infectious Diseases (3)
Introduction to the structure, function and diversity of microorganisms that cause human disease. Microbial infections that complicate exposure to vacation climates, pets, recreational activities and exotic cuisine will be emphasized.

EL 301-AE Children's Literature (3)
Reading and evaluation of a broad range of literature for children.

GE 335-AE Transitions to Adult Learning (3)
An introduction to the expectations and methodology of the accelerated learning format and the programs in the School of Continuing Studies. Through readings, discussion, and writing assignments, the course examines critical thinking and communication skills. Topics include self-directed collaborative learning, academic research, and history/culture of Whitworth. This course must be taken within the first semester of attendance at Whitworth University.

JMC 311-AE Public Relations and Communication (3)
Students examine the role of manged communication in public relations problems unique to health, education, and human and public service organizations. This study includes the theory and practice of public speaking with a focus on civic persuasion. Students will strengthen written communication skills critical for effectiveness in professional environments.

PO 336-AE OL Gender, Politics and Law (3)
Issues related to gender in American political history. Theoretical foundation of the women's movement; current political conflict related to gender in workplace, family and society.

SN 100-AEHY Introduction to Spanish (3)
Preparation for foreign language acquisition via overview of Spanish language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Provides a framework of linguistic and cultural expectation upon which any foreign language can be built.

SO 370-AEDHY Delinquency & Juvenile Justice (3)
The class will review prominent theories on delinquency causation and will use these theories to understand case examples of people who exhibit delinquent behavior. A firsthand introduction to the components, agencies, programs and trends in the juvenile-justice system will move from theory to more pragmatic concerns.

TH 370-AED World Religions (3)
A study of the primary non-Christian religions of the world, with special emphasis on the beliefs and practices of those religions.

BU 386-E Directed Readings: Business (1)
Selected readings in business designed to broaden knowledge in specific business arenas. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

EDE 386-E  Directed Readings: Education (1)
Selected readings in education design to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

SO 386-E  Directed Readings: Sociology (1)
Selected readings in sociology and/or social service arenas designed to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

TH 386-E  Directed Readings: Theology (1)
Selected readings in theology designed to broaden knowledge. Self-paced; conference with instructor at the end of the semester. Obtain reading list by calling 509.777.3222. Open only to Whitworth Continuing Studies students.

BU 305-E Dean's Executive Speakers Series (3)
This course explores the various ways that individuals become successful business leaders. Each week will consist of a lecture and a discussion led by a top executive from the Spokane community. The speakers will share their professional biographies - how they got their start, what happened to them, successes and failures, and what they are doing now. They will also tell us what they have learned about marketing, management, leadership, and life during their careers. Finally, they will provide suggestions and guidance to help you successfully navigate the cross-currents of the business world.

ASL 100-AEHY Introduction to Conversational Sign Language (3)
Preparation for language acquisition via overview of sign language with concentration on language universals of category and relationship. Fulfills the American diversity or world language requirement.

MU 305-AED Leadership in Music (3)
Principles of leadership in the context of a study of famous composers of classical music. Study the lives of composers and explore the specific ways composers shaped the development of a rich artistic tradition. Fulfills the fine arts or humanities requirement.

PO 360-AED Leading Sustainable Organizations (3)
This course will teach the need to find resources (fund raising, governmental support, sales) and effectively deliver services. Performance measurement and outcome tracking will be covered.

SO 238-AE Sociology of Middle-Eastern Society (3)
An overview of geography, history, demographic characteristics, social stratification, political behavior, socio-religious institutions, revolutionary change, problems of diversity, complementarity and integration in the people and cultures of the Middle East, including the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; the gulf crisis and its aftermath; the Middle East and international inequality; and prospects for peace and the future.

SO 283-AEDHY Deviance, Crime & Criminal Justice (3)
Analysis of the theoretical core of criminology, including concepts related to deviance, crime, and criminal justice. Students will assess the nature of social problems related to the criminal justice system, show an ability to propose effective ways to treat harmed persons, and develop preventive structural changes. Students will also clarify faith commitments, values, and deepest convictions as they relate to social issues regarding deviance and crime.

BU 336-AD Introduction to Taxation (4)
A study of the concepts involved in determination of federal income tax liability, preparation of tax returns. Individual tax problems, tax planning. Prerequisites: BU 230 and junior standing.

SO 252-AE Sociology of Gender (3)
This course will cover topics related to the construction, development, and impact of gender in society. Students will examine how our gender intersects with race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and other dimensions of identity. Finally, students will look at the relationship between family, education, the media, politics, economics, and religion. Students will be asked to consider the role of faith and values and how that shapes our understanding of gender in society.

SO 315-AE Funding and Grant Writing (3)
Identification of potential sources and preparation of application documents. Analysis of successful grants and assistance from local resources. Required course for program management and social services majors.

LS 497-E Workshop: Hiring Well: Tools and Traps in Building a Talent Acquisition Strategy (1)
Companies are in the midst of tight competition for talent, and it is important to think strategically about hiring well now and for the future. This class will help you create a structure for recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding the best talent. Using proven best practices, this course will give you practical skills and tools for creating a competitive hiring strategy to help you attract, interview, hire, and retain the best candidates.

EC 345-AE Economics of Social Issues (3)
Economic thinking about social problems such as population growth, price controls, poverty, higher education, energy, crime, pollution, consumerism, health care, social and economic inequality, unemployment, inflation, taxation and the public debt. Required course for social services, criminal justice and public service administration major. Fulfills the American diversity or social science requirement.

BU 373-AED Human Resource Management (3)
Changes in our social and economic environment have resulted in changes in the management of an organization's human resources. This course is designed to provide a contemporary view of human resource management. Emphasis is placed on the basic functions of human resource management, i.e. planning, recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisal, compensation, and union/management relations. Required course for program management. Note: There is content overlap between this course and a course in the organizational management major; do not take this course if you are considering joining an organizational management cohort.

BU 330-AED Fund Accounting and Budget Management (3)
Overview of the accounting procedures associated with governmental and agency needs. Preparation of required reports and related documents; special focus on monitoring performance. Required course for public service administration major.

BU 466W-AD Principles of Auditing (3)
Standards, objectives and ethics for auditors in public accounting. Reporting standards, internal control, evidence and statistical sampling. Prerequisite: BU 334.

AR 143-E Glass I (3)
Glass as an artist's material. Techniques include 3-D sculpture, fusing, slumping, integration of materials and installation.