Jan Term 2022 Courses

Most courses meet in-person for 8 class days, from Monday, January 3 - Thursday, January 13. Monday the 10th is a reading day (no class).
A few courses (language courses and Organic Chemistry 1) are on an extended schedule, from Thursday, December 16 - Friday, January 14.

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

**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 Advertising9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakCharles 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 Production9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakMark 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 2323Word & Image, Art and Design: 1900-Present10am - 5pm with an hour lunch breakMichael 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 Dallas9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakPeter 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 5302Design & Personality9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakAlan Lidji
- alidji@smu.edu
Focuses on special topics in advertising such as timely, evolving, ethical, and/or international issues immediately relevant to the advertising industry. Restricted to advertising majors and minors.

Instructor permission required to enroll.
ADV 6302The Advertising Industry in Dallas9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakPeter 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 3303Culture, Self and Mind: Introduction to Psychological Anthropology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  HSBS, GE, HD, ILCC: SBS, GPSNia Parson
- nparson@smu.edu
Introduces the study of nonhuman primates, from prosimians to the great apes. Explores questions of taxonomy, aspects of social behavior, and patterns of communication.
ANTH 3312Meso-American Archaeology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  HSBS; IL, HDDawn Crawford
- dcrawford@smu.edu
Examines development of civilizations from village life to the great empires of Mexico. How civilizations begin, grow, change, and collapse.
ANTH 3348Health as a Human Right9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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. 
ANTH 3385Sustainable Living9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  KNW, IL, OCChris Roos
- croos@smu.edu
Contemporary sustainability depends on an appreciation for the complex interactions between systems of people and nature. Introduces students to systems and resilience thinking to approach contemporary sustainability problems in new ways.
APSM 3311Applied Exercise Physiology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  NASCC: SEMegan Murphy
- mnmurphy@smu.edu
Uses an organ system approach to examine the body’s responses and adaptations to exercise and movement. Recommended: APSM 3322.
ARHS 1300From Mummies to Gladiators: Art and People of the Ancient World9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  CA, HC, GECC: CA, CIEStephanie Langin-Hooper
- langinhooper@smu.edu
Introduces the arts and societies of the major ancient world cultures (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Bronze Age Aegean, Greece, Etruscan, and Roman), primarily c. 4,000 B.C.-350 A.D., and the pyramids of the pharaohs to the official Roman adoption of Christianity. Focuses on art and architecture as a part of human life, from everyday activities to fabulous spectacles and the afterlife.
ARHS 3302Ancient Maya Art and History9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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. 
ASAG 1310Word & Image, Art and Design: 1900-Present10am - 5pm with an hour lunch breakMichael 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 Drawing9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  CACC: CABrian Molanphy
- bmolanphy@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.
CCPA 2300Public Speaking in Context9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  OCSandra Duhe
- sduhe@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.
CEE 5362Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUsama 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 Methods9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUsama 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 Arts9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  SECC: ESMark Schell
- mschell@smu.edu
Designed for students with weak backgrounds in chemistry and for liberal arts students. 
CHEM 1303General Chemistry I9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Chemistry9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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. 16 - Jan. 14
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 Business9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  ILCC: WIMRene Larrave
- rlarrave@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.
CS 4340Statistical Methods for Engineers and Applied Scientists9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.
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 Technology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Scientists9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.
ENGL 1365Literature of Minorities9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 1380Ethical Implications in Children’s Literature9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  CACC: CAMartha 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 1304Production 19am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  CA, TMCC: CAMark Kerins
- mkerins@smu.edu
Practical, comprehensive course in the fundamentals of digital video and audio production, covering cameras, microphones, lighting, shooting, editing, sound design, and outputting. Incorporates hands-on exercises, screenings, lecture, and group and individual video projects. Required of all FILM majors. Prerequisites WAIVED: for assistance enrolling, contact janterm@smu.edu.
FREN 1401Beginning French IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 16 - Jan. 14
James Batchelor
- jbatchel@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. 16 - Jan. 14
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLROmar Al-Rashdan
- oalrashdan@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.
HIST 2337US Sports History9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 3389Problems in the Middle East: A Modern History of Palestine/Israel9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Perspectives9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Rwanda9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Right9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Rights9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakBrad 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 1401Beginning Italian I9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakDaniele Forlino
- dforlino@smu.edu
Offers a communicative and interactive approach and stresses the acquisition of basic listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills, basic grammatical structures, vocabulary, idioms, and accurate pronunciation. Students read and listen to authentic materials, prepare written compositions and oral presentations, have conversational practice, and explore various aspects of Italian culture and cross-cultural comparisons between Italy and the United States. 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. Prerequisites: ITAL 1401 is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Italian or for those were placed into 1401 by the Italian placement exam. Students seeking to enroll in ITAL 1401 who have not met the course prerequisites or do not have the appropriate placement exam score should contact the WLL Second Language adviser.
ITAL 1402Beginning Italian IIONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 16 - Jan. 14
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLRDamiano 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.
ME 5362Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUsama 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 Methods9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUsama 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 3340Marketing9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakCharles Besio
- cbesio@smu.edu
Examines the nature of marketing decisions; the environment in which these decisions are made; and the relationship of these decisions to the firm, business, and society.

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, or management science majors. BBA Scholars or Business Direct entering SMU Fall 2020 and beyond are not subject to the requisite requirements. Students may not receive credit for both MKTG 3340 and ADV 1341.
MNO 3310Management Concepts9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakDan 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 3370Management9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakDan 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 Transformation9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 2016:  CA, HDCC: 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 Value9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Mechanics9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Magnetism9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.
PSYC 1300Introduction to Psychology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Psychology9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.
SPAN 1401Beginning Spanish IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 16 - Jan. 14
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. 16 - Jan. 14
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. 16 - Jan. 14
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLRConstantin 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. 16 - Jan. 14
UC 2016:  SLCC: SLRJoy Saunders
- jsaunders@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.
SPAN 2401Intermediate Spanish IONLINE
Special dates: Dec. 16 - Jan. 14
UC 2016:  LL; GECC: LL; GESarah Bogard
- sbogard@smu.edu
For students who are relatively comfortable expressing their personal needs and describing their immediate environment in Spanish. Moves students toward fluency through significant vocabulary expansion and mastery of advanced verbal and sentence structure. To varying degrees, attention is devoted to cultural competence and to the four linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Prerequisite: C- or better in SPAN 1402 or equivalent.
STAT 2331Introduction to Statistical Methods9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 3304Introduction to Statistical Computing9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakMahesh 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 3300Applied Statistics: Regression9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakCharles 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 4340Statistical Methods for Engineers and Applied Scientists9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.
THEA 2311The Art of Acting9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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 Rwanda9am - 4pm with an hour lunch breakUC 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.