Jan Term 2021 Courses

Students may enroll in one course in Jan Term (regardless of credit hour count).

Most Jan Term courses operate on an 11-class day schedule from Thursday, January 7 – Friday, January 22.
A few courses (language courses and Organic Chemistry 1) take place over an extended schedule, from Thursday, December 17 - Friday, January 22. 

**Course list and course details are subject to change.  For the most up-to-date information on courses, please refer to the schedule in my.SMU.**

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Course Title Meetings University Curriculum Common Curriculum Faculty Course Description
ADV 1341Marketing Principles of AdvertisingSMUFlex 9am-1pmCharles Besio
- cbesio@smu.edu
Students learn the basic principles of consumer marketing and the role of advertising in the marketing mix. Emphasizes marketing and advertising strategy and planning processes through case studies in which students develop advertising answers to marketing problems and opportunities. Students must earn a B or better in ADV 1341 to be eligible for admission to the strategic brand management program.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
ADV 1360Creative ProductionVirtual 10am-2pmMark Allen
- mjallen@smu.edu
Students learn the basic principles of advertising design and production in tandem with the use of industry-standard hardware and software programs, including the Adobe Creative Suite.
ADV 2301Consumer BehaviorVirtual 1pm-5pmQuan Xie
- quanxie@smu.edu
Covers theories from psychology, social psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, marketing, and communications to explore the consumer decision-making process. Includes theories of motivation, attitudes, beliefs, and learning, with a direct application to advertising. Students may not receive credit for this course and MKTG 3343 unless the ADV credit predates enrollment in MKTG 3343. Advertising majors and minors who are business double majors may use MKTG 3343 credit toward their major/minor requirements.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
ADV 2323Word & Image, Art and Design: 1900-PresentVirtual 10am-2pmMichael Corris
- mcorris@smu.edu
Contemporary designers and artists create meaningful, persuasive, and expressive works through a combination of images and text. These works of graphic design and art shape the visual culture of every aspect of life, from the look of media and information networks to people’s experience of the cities in which they live. This course surveys the modern and contemporary history of works of art and design that demand to be read as much as seen, from the industrial age to the knowledge economy. 
ADV 5302The Advertising Industry in DallasVirtual 9am-1pmPeter Noble
- noble@smu.edu
The Dallas area is home to one of the top five media markets in the US. Students explore and analyze current media issues within the context of this media center. Instructor permission required. Priority given to advertising majors/minors.

Instructor permission required to enroll.
ADV 6302The Advertising Industry in DallasVirtual 9am-1pmPeter Noble
- noble@smu.edu
The Dallas area is home to one of the top five media markets in the US. Students explore and analyze current media issues within the context of this media center. Instructor permission required. Priority given to advertising majors/minors.

Instructor permission required to enroll.
ANTH 2382Human Nature: Who Are We? And How Did We Get This Way?Virtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  NASCC: ESKatherine Horsburgh
- horsburgh@smu.edu
Is there such a thing as human nature? And if there is, how would we recognize it when we see it? Human nature takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding why humans are the way we are.
ANTH 3310Gender, Sex, and Sexuality: Global PerspectivesVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  HSBS, KNW, GE, HD, ILNia Parson
- nparson@smu.edu
Cross-cultural and historical comparison of the life experiences of women and men in the areas of family, marriage and kinship, economic and political participation, sexuality, reproduction, ritual, and religion. 
ANTH 3348Health as a Human RightVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  HSBS, CE, GE, HD, ILCC: SBS, CE, GPS, HDCarolyn Smith-Morris
- smithmor@smu.edu
Examines the concept of human rights critically, with an eye for cross-cultural variation and a particular focus on health-related rights. 
APSM 2340Coaching & Leadership for PerformanceVirtual 9:30am-1:30pmUC 2016:  OCCC: OCDavid Bertrand
- dbertrand@smu.edu
Examines what coaches do, the qualities of expert coaches, strategies for effective and cohesive programs, a sound coaching philosophy, and the art and science of coaching. Serves as the gateway course to the major. Students must complete this course with a C– or better in order to qualify for the sport performance leadership major.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
APSM 3351NutritionSMUFlex 9:00am-1:00pmUC 2016:  TM, CELaura Robinson-Doyle
- laurar@smu.edu
Examines the role that nutrition plays in health and optimal function, including the impact and research of nutrition on obesity, heart disease, stroke, cancer, eating disorders, and specific populations. Explores food technology–including microorganisms in food-borne illness; advantages and disadvantages of canning; pasteurization; use of preservatives; the use of irradiation as a preservative; the process, risks, and benefits of genetic modification; food additives; and pesticides’ safety concerns.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
ARHS 1313Pharaohs, Pyramids, and other Wonders of the Nile: Introduction to the Art of Ancient EgyptSMUFlex 9am-1pmUC 2016:  CA, HC, GECC: HCStephanie Langin-Hooper
- langinhooper@smu.edu
Explores the art of ancient Egypt, the Land of the Pharaohs, from the first pyramids (ca. 3500 BCE) through the death of Cleopatra and the Roman conquest (30 BCE). Focuses on major royal monuments, temples, funerary art and mummies, statuary, and luxury arts. Emphasizes an understanding of Egyptian art within its cultural context, in order to better understand both the ancient civilization and the modern fascination with Egypt.
ARHS 3302Ancient Maya Art and HistoryVirtual 10am-2pmUC 2016:  HC, HFACC: HCAdam Herring
- aherring@smu.edu
Introduces the art and history of the Maya of Central America. Also, addresses the principal sites and monuments of the ancient Maya civilization, imparts a working understanding of the Maya hieroglyphic writing system, and surveys the political history of the fractious ancient Maya cities. 
ARHS 3305Arts of the American Southwest: Crossroads of CulturesVirtual 9:00am-12pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
UC 2016:  CA, HC, HD, OCCC: CA, CIE, OCKathy Galloway
- kathyw@smu.edu
Examines ancient Native American, Hispanic, Latino, and Anglo arts and cultures of the American Southwest. Considers the effects of ethnicity, gender, and community identity on regional art traditions and places artworks within their material, religious, political, and economic contexts.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
ASAG 1310Word & Image, Art and Design: 1900-PresentVirtual 10am-2pmMichael Corris
- mcorris@smu.edu
Contemporary designers and artists create meaningful, persuasive, and expressive works through a combination of images and text. These works of graphic design and art shape the visual culture of every aspect of life, from the look of media and information networks to people’s experience of the cities in which they live. This course surveys the modern and contemporary history of works of art and design that demand to be read as much as seen, from the industrial age to the knowledge economy. 
ASDR 1300Introduction to DrawingSMUFlex 9am-1pmUC 2016:  CACC: CANishiki Sugawara-Beda
- nishikis@smu.edu
Drawing from life objects and concepts. Work in class is supplemented by outside assignments and readings. Emphasis placed on space, materials, analysis of form, and critical judgment.
ASPT 1300Introduction to PaintingVirtual 10am-2pmUC 2016:  CACC: CAPhilip Van Keuren
- pvankeur@smu.edu
A first course in painting from life, objects, and concepts. Emphasis is placed on space, materials, color, analysis of form, and critical judgment. 
BL 3335Business LawVirtual 8:45am-2:00pmUC 2016:  HFABarbara Kincaid
- bkincaid@smu.edu
Emphasizes the nature, formation, and application of law with a macro view; also public law and regulation of business. Prerequisites: ACCT 2301; ECO 1311 and ECO 1312; MATH 1309 or MATH 1337; and one from the following: CS 4340, EMIS 3340, ITOM 2305, STAT 2331, STAT 4340. Reserved for Cox majors.

This class is managed by SMU-in-Taos and there is a wait list. To get on the wait list, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
BUSE 3310Markets and FreedomVirtual 10am-2:30pm (with a lunch break)Meg Tuszynski
- mtuszynski@smu.edu
Discusses the indicators of economic freedom and the benefits of globalization. Explores how markets raise living standards, including the roles that technology, globalization, public policy, and economic growth play in a functioning market economy. This course can count as free elective credit for Cox majors; however, students cannot receive credit for both BUSE 3310 and STRA/FINA 4355. 
CCPA 2300Public Speaking in ContextVirtual 10am-2pmUC 2016:  OCElizabeth Navarro
- ernavarro@smu.edu
Introduces the theory and practice of public speaking, including rhetorical principles, evidence, nonverbal communication, and visual aids. Prerequisite: Restricted to corporate communications and public affairs or public relations and strategic communication majors or law and legal reasoning minors.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
CCPA 2375Communication Research & Data AnalyticsVirtual 9:30am-1:30pmUC 2016:  IL, QRCC: QALaShonda Eaddy
- leaddy@smu.edu
Students learn how to conduct professional research utilizing primary and secondary data, statistics, and analytic software. Prerequisites: C or better in CCPA 2310 (or CCPA 3300) and CCPA 2327; enrollment in the B.A. in corporate communication and public affairs, B.A. in public relations and strategic communication, or minor in corporate communication and public affairs.
CCPA 5305The Persuasion LabVirtual 10am-12pm
12:30pm-2:30pm
Rita Kirk
- rkirk@smu.edu
Persuasionis central to successful business strategies and necessary for the advancement of new ideas and innovations. This multi-disciplinary course permits the student to review persuasive strategies then learn to apply them in this workshop course. The primaryrequirement for students is to have a deep interest in designing a campaign to develop awareness, change/reinforce attitudes, or change/reinforce behaviors. This class is heavily directed toward employing what we learn into actual design practice.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
CEE 1331MeterologyVirtual 9am-11:45am
1pm-2:15pm
UC 2016:  SE, QRCC: ESSteven McCauley
- smccauley@smu.edu
Meteorology is the science and study of the earth’s atmosphere and its interaction with the earth and all forms of life. Meteorology seeks to understand and predict the properties of the atmosphere, weather, and climate from the surface of the planet to the edge of space. Appropriate for all interested undergraduates.
CEE 3350Structural AnalysisVirtual 9am-1pmBrett Story
- bstory@smu.edu
Emphasis on the classical methods of analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structural systems. Also, computation of reactions, shears, moments, and deflections of beams, trusses, and frames. Students use computers as an analytical tool. Prerequisites: ME 2140/CEE 2140, C or better in ME 2340/CEE 2340.
CEE 5362Engineering Analysis with Numerical MethodsSMUFlex 1pm-5pmUsama El Shamy
- uelshamy@smu.edu
Applications of numerical and approximate methods in solving a variety of engineering problems. Examples include equilibrium, buckling, vibration, fluid mechanics, thermal science, and other engineering applications.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
CEE 7362Engineering Analysis with Numerical MethodsSMUFlex 1pm-5pmUsama El Shamy
- uelshamy@smu.edu
Applications of numerical and approximate methods in solving a variety of engineering problems. Examples include equilibrium, buckling, vibration, fluid mechanics, thermal science, and other engineering applications.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
CHEM 1301Chemistry for the Liberal ArtsVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  SECC: ESHelen Babbili
- hbabbili@smu.edu
Designed for students with weak backgrounds in chemistry and for liberal arts students. 
CHEM 1301Chemistry for the Liberal ArtsVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  SECC: ESMarissa Tyrp Otteson
- mtyro@smu.edu
Designed for students with weak backgrounds in chemistry and for liberal arts students. 
CHEM 1303General Chemistry IVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  SE, SE8CC: ES, ES8Brian Zoltowski
- bzoltowski@smu.edu
Primarily for science majors, premed students, and engineering students. Introduces the fundamental principles and theories of chemistry, including stoichiometry, the structure of matter, energy relationships involved in the transformation of matter, the dynamics of such transformations, and some descriptive chemistry of the important elements. Prerequisite to all advanced courses in the department. Withdrawal from CHEM 1303, 1304 requires withdrawal from corresponding labs.
CHEM 1304General ChemistrySMUFlex 9:30am-2pm (no lunch break)UC 2016:  SE (w/complete lab)CC: ES (w/complete lab)Peng Tao
- ptao@smu.edu
Primarily for science majors, premed students, and engineering students. Continuation of the introduction to the fundamental principles and theories of chemistry. Topics include solution chemistry, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, polymer chemistry, and organic chemistry. Prerequisite to all advanced courses in the department. Withdrawal from CHEM 1304 requires withdrawal from CHEM 1114. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or higher in CHEM 1303.
CHEM 3371Organic Chemistry IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
David Son
- dson@smu.edu
Designed to satisfy the requirements of the chemistry major and health-related professions student. The first term deals primarily with aliphatic chemistry, with special emphasis on stereochemistry. The second term emphasizes aromatic substances and the chemistry of biologically relevant molecules. Prerequisites: C- or higher in CHEM 1303, CHEM 1113, CHEM 1304, CHEM 1114.
CISB 5397Entrepreneurship: Starting a BusinessVirtual 10am-2pmUC 2016:  ILPatricia Kriska
- pkriska@smu.edu
Covers planning for a new business. Topics include the personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, profit and cash flow forecasts, sources of information, sales forecasts and the importance of relevant experience, entrepreneurial marketing, financing, and the business plan. For business majors only.
CSE 4340Statistical Methods for Engineers and Applied ScientistsSMUFlex 9am-11am
12:30pm-2:30pm
UC 2016:  HFA, TMStephen Robertson
- sdrobert@smu.edu
Basic concepts of probability and statistics useful in the solution of engineering and applied science problems. Covers probability, probability distributions, data analysis, sampling distributions, estimation, and simple tests of hypothesis. Prerequisites: MATH 1337, MATH 1338.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
DSIN 5390Special Topics: Innovation and Design AttitudeSMUFlex 10am-3pm (with a lunch break)Seth Orsborn
- sorsborn@smu.edu
This course will serve as an environment for students to cultivate a spirit of innovation, practice creative and analytical problem solving, and develop an interdisciplinary and collaborative orientation conducive to succeeding in today’s organizations.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
DSIN 7390Special Topics: Innovation and Design AttitudeSMUFlex 10am-3pm (with a lunch break)Seth Orsborn
- sorsborn@smu.edu
This course will serve as an environment for students to cultivate a spirit of innovation, practice creative and analytical problem solving, and develop an interdisciplinary and collaborative orientation conducive to succeeding in today’s organizations.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
EMIS 2375Cultural and Ethical Implications of TechnologyVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  TM, HFA, IL, OCGretchen Coleman
- gmiller@smu.edu
Explores the pervasive use of technology in today’s society, the impact of technology on daily life, and the tie between technology and ethical responsibility. Students learn how their lives are being shaped by technology and how they in turn help shape technology.
EMIS 3340Statistical Methods for Engineering and Applied ScientistsSMUFlex 9am-11am
12:30pm-2:30pm
UC 2016:  TMStephen Robertson
- sdrobert@smu.edu
Basic concepts of probability and statistics useful in the solution of engineering and applied science problems. Covers probability, probability distributions, data analysis, sampling distributions, estimation, and simple tests of hypothesis. Prerequisites: MATH 1337, MATH 1338.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
ENGL 1365Literature of MinoritiesVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  LL, HDCC: LAI, HDBruce Levy
- blevy@smu.edu
Representative works of African-American, Asian-American, gay, Hispanic-American, and Native American literature, in their immediate cultural context and against the background of the larger American culture.
ENGL 2312FictionSMUFlex 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  LL, OC, WCC: W, LAIJayson Sae-Saue
- jsaesaue@smu.edu
Analysis, interpretation, and appreciation of fiction, with attention to terms and issues relevant to the genre. 
ENGL 3367Ethical Implication of Children's LiteratureVirtual 9am-11am
12pm-2pm
UC 2016:  HFA, KNW, HD, OC, WCC: WMartha Satz
- msatz@smu.edu
Examination of children’s literature with emphasis on notions of morality and evil, including issues of colonialism, race, ethnicity, gender, and class. 
FILM 2304Creativity and IdeationVirtual 12pm-4pmUC 2016:  HFATroy Perkins
- tperkins@smu.edu
This hybrid production and studies course on creativity in film and media examines the nature of creativity in different fields and businesses. Includes how creativity in film and media manifests both in finished works themselves and within the production process. Explores different sources of ideas and develops ways to generate a myriad of project pitches, stories, and concepts. Students leave the course with multiple ideas for potential projects for future production courses. 
FREN 1401Beginning French IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
Omar Al-Rashdan
- oalrashdan@smu.edu
Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. Five classes per week. Prerequisites: Reserved for students who have no previous French experience or fewer than two years of French and the appropriate placement exam score. Approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.
FREN 1402Beginning French IIONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLMThierry Tirado
- ttirado@smu.edu
Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. Five classes per week. Prerequisite: C– or better in FREN 1401 or the appropriate placement exam score. Students meeting these requirements will be able to enroll. Otherwise, approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.
GERM 1401Beginning German IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
Stephen Grollman
- sgrollman@smu.edu
Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, aural comprehension, reading, and writing.
HIST 2302Artists and the American Revolution: History, Fiction, and FilmVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  KNW, HCCC: HCEdward Countryman
- ecountry@smu.edu
Historians, painters, writers, and filmmakers all recover and interpret the past. This course explores the relationship between how historians and such artists have made sense of the American Revolution.
HIST 2337US Sports HistoryVirtual 10am-3pm (with a lunch break)UC 2016:  HC, HDCC: HC, HDAlexis McCrossen
- amccross@smu.edu
The social, cultural, and business history of sport in the U.S. Focus on the cultural meaning and ethical components of sports in the 19th and 20th centuries. 
HIST 3379Cultural History of New MexicoVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  HD, IL, OC, HCCC: HC, HD, OCAndrew Graybill
- agraybill@smu.edu
Explores the history of struggles among the state’s dominant ethnic groups - Native Americans, Hispanos, and Anglos - over rituals, spaces, and objects.
HIST 3389Problems in the Middle East: A Modern History of Palestine/IsraelSMUFlex 9am-1pmUC 2016:  HC, GE, HDCC: HC, GPS, HDSabri Ates
- sates@smu.edu
A contemporary topic is treated in historical perspective. Sample topics include the Arab-Israeli conflict, oil and the politics of energy, and Islamic fundamentalism.
HRTS 3316Ethnoviolence: Interdisciplinary PerspectivesSMUFlex 9am-1pmUC 2016:  KNW; HD, IL, OCCC: HDBen Voth
- bvoth@smu.edu
Introduces topics and approaches to the study of ethnoviolence, including specific disciplinary approaches such as sociology, communication studies, postcolonial studies, film studies, political science, and human rights. Students meet twice a week, once with the entire class, and once in groups of 20 to take a more sustained disciplinary approach to the question depending on the background of the individual instructor. Some lectures are delivered by guest speakers.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
HRTS 3341The Failure of Humanity in RwandaSMUFLex 9am-11am
12pm-2pm
UC 2016:  HSBS, KNW, HDCC: HC, HDHerve Tchumkam
- htchumkam@smu.edu
An introduction to 1994 Rwanda genocide that seeks to understand not only its origins but also its sociological, ethical, and human rights implications.
HRTS 3348Health as a Human RightVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  HSBS, CE, GE, HD, ILCC: SBS, CE, GPS, HDCarolyn Smith-Morris
- smithmor@smu.edu
This course examines the concept of human rights critically, with an eye for cross-cultural variation and a particular focus on rights that are health-related. 
HRTS 4392Culture, Food, and Human RightsVirtual 12pm-4pmBrad Klein
- kleinb@smu.edu
Access to healthy and culturally appropriate food is a universal human right. The act of eating connects people across time and space. However, it also reveals the diversity of human values, norms, and struggles. This course encourages students to analyze beliefs and habits related to food - those of other people, as well as their own. Issues are explored from both local and global angles. As students consider how culture shapes food production and consumption, they come to look anew at their relationships with self, other humans, non-human beings, and the natural world. Specific themes include hunger, climate change, racial justice, eating disorders, food deserts, women’s rights, community gardens, GMO technologies, farm worker rights, and more. By the end of the semester, students are equipped to live out the old saying, “you are what you eat,” with greater awareness, integrity, and joy.
ITAL 1402Beginning Italian IIONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLMDamiano Bonuomo
- bonuomo@smu.edu
Students review and learn fundamental aspects of basic Italian linguistic and grammatical structures (regular and irregular verbs in the present, present perfect, imperfect, future, conditional, and present subjunctive). Students further develop their linguistic and cultural awareness of Italian and build their vocabulary, listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills through communicative, interactive activities and assignments, including written compositions, oral presentations, and conversational practice. This is a 5-week, fully online course in which students meet synchronously virtually on a weekly basis for speaking activities, but complete the majority of the course asynchronously online. Prerequisite: C– or better in ITAL 1401 or the appropriate placement exam score. Students meeting these requirements will be able to enroll. Otherwise, approval from the WLL Second Language adviser is required for enrollment. Students who have not met the course prerequisites for ITAL 1402 or do not have the appropriate placement exam score should contact the WLL Second Language adviser.
JOUR 5301Streetwear RevolutionVirtual 11am-3pmJenny Davis
- jennyd@smu.edu
This is a special topics course that focuses on the development of streetwear as a fashion, cultural and commercial movement. Students will gain acriticalunderstanding of how streetwear intersects with history, race relations, music, sports, art, politics, urban culture and globalization, and how streetwear hasevolved from the streets of New York City to an international market sector that has redefined luxury and the business of fashion.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
ME 3350Structural AnalysisVirtual 9am-1pmBrett Story
- bstory@smu.edu
Emphasis on the classical methods of analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structural systems. Also, computation of reactions, shears, moments, and deflections of beams, trusses, and frames. Students use computers as an analytical tool. Prerequisites: ME 2140/CEE 2140, C or better in ME 2340/CEE 2340.
ME 4322VibrationsVirtual 10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
UC 2016:  LLYelena Borzova
- eborzova@smu.edu
Review of fundamentals of vibrations with application of simple machine and structural members. Topics include harmonic motion, free and forced vibration, resonance, damping, isolation, and transmissibility. Single, multiple, and infinite degree–of–freedom systems are also examined. Prerequisites: ME 2320/CEE 2320, MATH 3313, and MATH 3304.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
ME 5362Engineering Analysis with Numerical MethodsSMUFlex 1pm-5pmUsama El Shamy
- uelshamy@smu.edu
Applications of numerical and approximate methods in solving a variety of engineering problems. Examples include equilibrium, buckling, vibration, fluid mechanics, thermal science, and other engineering applications.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
ME 7362Engineering Analysis with Numerical MethodsSMUFlex 1pm-5pmUsama El Shamy
- uelshamy@smu.edu
Applications of numerical and approximate methods in solving a variety of engineering problems. Examples include equilibrium, buckling, vibration, fluid mechanics, thermal science, and other engineering applications.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
MKTG 3310Marketing ConceptsSMUFlex 9am-1pmCharles Besio
- cbesio@smu.edu
Covers the basic principles of consumer marketing and the role of each element of the marketing mix. Emphasizes creating a familiarity with the marketing strategy and planning processes and viewing marketing within a societal context. Required for the minor in business. For non-business majors and business minors only.
MNO 3310Management ConceptsVirtual 9am-1:30pm (with a lunch break)Dan Lawrence
- dllawrence@smu.edu
Provides a broad survey of key issues, theories, and practices that underpin how organizations function, evolve, and perform. Topics include motivation, job design, organizational theory, leadership, organizational culture, competitive strategy, and competitive advantage. Required for the minor in business. Cox majors and minors in business administration will not receive credit for this course and may not enroll in it. 
MNO 3370ManagementVirtual 9am-1:30pm (with a lunch break)Dan Lawrence
- dllawrence@smu.edu
Develops skills in managerial behavior that facilitate high performance and satisfaction as well as continued self-development for all organization members. Prerequisites: ACCT 2301; ECO 1311 and ECO 1312; MATH 1309 or MATH 1337; and one from the following: CS 4340, EMIS 3340, ITOM 2305, STAT 2331, STAT 4340. Reserved for Cox majors, minors in business administration, and management science majors. BBA Scholars or Business Direct entering SMU Fall 2020 and beyond are not subject to the requisite requirements.
MUHI 1340Jazz: Tradition and TransformationVirtual 1pm-5pmUC 2016:  CACC: CAKim Corbet
- kcorbet@smu.edu
Bunk, Bird, Bix, Bags, and Trane. From blues to bop, street beat to free jazz. A study of the people and music from its African, Euro-American origins through the various art and popular forms of the 20th century.
PHIL 1319Technology, Society, and ValueVirtual 12pm-4pmUC 2016:  PRIE, TMCC: PREISally Parker-Ryan
- sparkerryan@smu.edu
Advances in technology are raising many ethical issues that require serious considerations. We will discuss issues surrounding such technologies and how they affect the views of warfare, privacy, human enhancement, and artificial intelligence. 
PHYS 1303Introductory MechanicsVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  SE (w/complete lab), QRCC: ES (w/complete lab), QASimon Dalley
- sdalley@smu.edu
For science and engineering majors. Covers vector kinematics, Newtonian mechanics, gravitation, rotational motion, special relativity, and structure of matter. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 1337.
PHYS 1304Introduction to Electricity and MagnetismSMUFlex 10am-2pmUC 2016:  SE (w/complete lab), QRCC: ES (w/complete lab)Durdana Balakishiyeva
- dbalakishiyeva@smu.edu
For science and engineering majors. Covers electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic radiation, and special relativity. Prerequisite: PHYS 1303 or PHYS 1307. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 1338 or MATH 1340.
PLSC 4350Game Theory for Political ScienceSMUFlex 10am-12pm
2pm-4pm
Hiroki Takeuchi
- htakeuch@smu.edu
Politics is about conflict. When there is conflict, there will be strategy. This course examines the complicated strategic interactions within the framework of game theory. 
PRW 2112Walking: Urban FitnessVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  PRW 2Brian Fennig
- bfennig@smu.edu
Walking long distances during class, and diet and nutrition information. Includes selected activities designed to target health-related fitness.
PRW 2130Power YogaSMUFlex 10am-12pmUC 2016:  PRW2Donna Gober
- dgober@smu.edu
Focuses on three main areas of yoga practice: deep breathing, exercise (postures), and meditation. Includes selected activities designed to target health-related fitness. 
PSYC 1300Introduction to PsychologySMUFlex 9am-11am
12pm-2pm
UC 2016:  IICCC: SBSMichael Lindsey
- lindseym@smu.edu
Broad introduction to psychology as a behavioral science with special emphasis on cognition, development, learning, social, personality, physiological, and clinical psychology (psychopathology and psychotherapy).
PSYC 2351Abnormal PsychologyVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
UC 2016:  HDMary O'Boyle
- moboyle@smu.edu
A study of the theories, causes, assessment, and treatment of abnormal behavior, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality disorders, and other forms of psychopathology in adults. There is an examination of the continuum of normal and abnormal behavior, with consideration of historical and cultural perspectives, ethical concerns, and research methodologies in understanding psychological disorders.

Highly recommendend that students have previous coursework in Pyschology or another social science.
PSYC 3341Social PsychologyVirtual 9:30am-11:30am
12:30pm-2:30pm
UC 2016:  IIC, HD, OCCC: SBS, HDChristopher Logan
- chrisl@smu.edu
Addresses the question of how an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by his/her social environment; includes topics such as attitude change, conformity, attraction, aggression, and small group behavior.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
PSYC 3360Health PsychologySMUFlex 9am-1pmUC 2016:  OCCC: HD, OCAustin Baldwin
- baldwin@smu.edu
A basic introduction to the subject. Topics include causes and correlates of health, illness, and dysfunction, as well as the interplay of emotions, cognitions, and behavioral and/or physical factors.

Prerequisites WAIVED. Please email janterm@smu.edu for assistance enrolling.
RELI 1303Introduction to Asian ReligionsVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  HC, PRIE, GE, HDCC: PREI, GPSSteven Lindquist
- slindqui@smu.edu
An introductory historical overview of select religious traditions of Asia. The course explores developments in religious and cultural trends expressed in South Asia and East Asia in traditions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and/or Shintoism. 
SPAN 1401Beginning Spanish IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
Allison Larkin
- ajlarkin@smu.edu
Develops insight into the interconnectedness of the fundamentals of language and their application to communication. Provides rudimentary linguistic skills (vocabulary and grammar) and an acquaintance with the Spanish-speaking world – tools that allow further study of Hispanic cultures. Focuses on the four linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Each course is comprised of a fundamentals module (MWF) and an applications (TTH) module. Enrollment is required in both. Reserved for students who have no previous Spanish experience or who have 2 years or less of Spanish. Prerequisite: An approved placement exam score or approval of WLL adviser.
SPAN 1401Beginning Spanish IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
Lourdes Molina
- lmolina@smu.edu
Develops insight into the interconnectedness of the fundamentals of language and their application to communication. Provides rudimentary linguistic skills (vocabulary and grammar) and an acquaintance with the Spanish-speaking world – tools that allow further study of Hispanic cultures. Focuses on the four linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Each course is comprised of a fundamentals module (MWF) and an applications (TTH) module. Enrollment is required in both. Reserved for students who have no previous Spanish experience or who have 2 years or less of Spanish. Prerequisite: An approved placement exam score or approval of WLL adviser.
SPAN 1402Beginning Spanish IIONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLMConstantin Icleanu
- cicleanu@smu.edu
Develops insight into the interconnectedness of the fundamentals of language and their application to communication. Provides rudimentary linguistic skills (vocabulary and grammar) and an acquaintance with the Spanish–speaking world – tools that allow further study of Hispanic cultures. Focuses on the four linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Each course is comprised of a fundamentals module (MWF) and an applications (TTH) module. Enrollment is required in both. Reserved for students who have no previous Spanish experience or who have 2 years or less of Spanish. A student may not receive credit for both SPAN 1402 and SPAN 1502. Prerequisite: C– or better in SPAN 1401 or the appropriate placement exam score. Students meeting these requirements will be able to enroll. Otherwise, approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.
SPAN 1402Beginning Spanish IIONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 17 - Jan. 22
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLMConstantin Icleanu
- cicleanu@smu.edu
Develops insight into the interconnectedness of the fundamentals of language and their application to communication. Provides rudimentary linguistic skills (vocabulary and grammar) and an acquaintance with the Spanish–speaking world – tools that allow further study of Hispanic cultures. Focuses on the four linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Reserved for students who have no previous Spanish experience or who have 2 years or less of Spanish. A student may not receive credit for both SPAN 1402 and SPAN 1502. Prerequisite: C– or better in SPAN 1401 or the appropriate placement exam score. Students meeting these requirements will be able to enroll. Otherwise, approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.
STAT 2331Introduction to Statistical MethodsVirtual 9am-1pmUC 2016:  QFCC: QRIan Harris
- iharris@smu.edu
An introduction to statistics for behavioral, biological, and social sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, and inferential statistics, including hypothesis testing and contingency tables.
STAT 3300Applied Statistics: RegressionVirtual 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
Charles South
- csouth@smu.edu
Emphasizes the analysis of data using state-of-the art statistical methods and specialized statistical software. Case studies form a major component of the course requirements. Prerequisite: STAT 230, STAT 2331, or ITOM 2305.
STAT 3304Introduction to Statistical ComputingVirtual 9am-1pmMahesh Fernando
- mfernando@smu.edu
Covers the basics of SAS programming, a key statistical software package. Students learn about the SAS syntax that is necessary to write SAS code to perform basic statistical inference.
STAT 4340Statistical Methods for Engineers and Applied ScientistsSMUFlex 9am-11am
12:30pm-2:30pm
UC 2016:  TMStephen Robertson
- sdrobert@smu.edu
Basic concepts of probability and statistics useful in the solution of engineering and applied science problems. Covers probability, probability distributions, data analysis, sampling distributions, estimation, and simple tests of hypothesis. Prerequisites: MATH 1337, MATH 1338.

This class is managed by the SMU-in-Taos office. For questions about enrollment, contact smutaos@smu.edu.
THEA 2311The Art of ActingVirtual 10am-2pmUC 2016:  CA, OCCC: CAJon Blake Hackler
- jhackler@smu.edu
Basic work in acting, voice, and movement for the nonmajor. Relaxation, concentration, imagination, and the actor’s exploration and use of the social world.
WL 3341The Failure of Humanity in RwandaSMUFlex 9am-11am
12pm-2pm
UC 2016:  HSBS, KNW, HDCC: HC, HDHerve Tchumkam
- htchumkam@smu.edu
An introduction to 1994 Rwanda genocide that seeks to understand not only its origins but also its sociological, ethical, and human rights implications.