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2019 Program Dates

Dallas campus courses: Monday, January 7 through Wednesday, January 16 (no weekend classes)
ONLINE courses: Thursday, December 13 through Wednesday, January 16

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ADV 1341 Marketing Principles of Advertising 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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. Prerequisite: ADV 1300.

Faculty: Charles Besio

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ADV 1360 Creative Production 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Mark Allen

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ADV 2302 Advertising, Society, & Ethics 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HFA UC 2012: PRIE 2 Broad overview of the interaction of advertising with society. Examines economic, social, and ethical issues as well as legal and regulatory constraints. Prerequisites: ADV 1300 and ADV 1321, ADV 1331, or ADV 1341. Restricted to advertising majors and minors.

Faculty: Carrie La Ferle
ADV 5301 Special Topics: Advanced Advertising Strategy 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Focuses on special topics in advertising such as timely, evolving, ethical, and/or international issues immediately relevant to the advertising industry. In this class, we will use the 2019 National Student Advertising Competition client challenge to develop a compelling strategic brief to inform SMU’s NSAC competitive entry. Prerequisite: ADV 1300. Restricted to advertising majors. Instructor approval required.

Faculty: Amber Benson

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ADV 5301 The Advertising Industry in Dallas 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Peter Noble

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ADV 6301 The Advertising Industry in Dallas 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Peter Noble

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ANTH 2382 Human Nature: Who Are We? And How Did We Get This Way? 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  NAS UC 2012: PAS 2 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.

Faculty: Katherine Horsburgh

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ANTH 3328 Gender Violence: Anthropological Perspectives 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HSBS; HD, OC UC 2012: IIC 2; HD, OC Examines how gender-based violence shapes individual subjective and collective experiences, material realities, and psychological states, as well as the impacts of interventions on intimate, interpersonal, local, and global scales.

Faculty: Nia Parson

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ANTH 3385 Sustainable Living 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW; IL, OC UC 2012: KNW; IL, OC Focuses on environmental challenges facing society and strategies for achieving a more sustainable existence.

Faculty: Christopher Roos

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APSM 2340 Coaching & Leadership for Performance 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  OC UC 2012: OC 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.

Faculty: David Bertrand

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ARHS 1313 Pharaohs, Pyramids, and other Wonders of the Nile: Introduction to the Art of Ancient Egypt 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  CA, HC; GE UC 2012: CA 1, HC 1; GE 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.

Faculty: Stephanie Langin-Hooper

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ARHS 3362 Picturing Children and the Family in Art 1850 to the Present 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HFA, HSBS; IL UC 2012: CA 2, HC 2; IL Considers the representation of gender and sexuality in the visual arts, as well as the gendering of art production, patronage, and viewership. Topics may include the work of female artists, representations of male and female bodies, the role of the visual arts in constructing, subverting, norms of gender and sexuality, and the gendering of art theory and the art historical canon.

Faculty: Anna Lovatt

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ASDR 1300 Introduction to Drawing 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  CA UC 2012: CA 1 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.

Faculty: Brian Molanphy

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CCPA 2300 Public Speaking in Context 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  OC UC 2012: OC Introduces the theory and practice of public speaking, including rhetorical principles, evidence, nonverbal communication, and visual aids. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the B.A. in corporate communication and public affairs, B.A. in public relations and strategic communication, or minor in law and legal reasoning program. Prerequisites waived. For help with any enrollment issues, contact janterm@smu.edu.

Faculty: Elizabeth Navarro

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CCPA 3321 Communication in Global Contexts 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HSBS; GE UC 2012: IIC 2; GE Provides an international perspective to the study and practice of corporate communication and public affairs, including the challenges and influence of social/cultural, economic, and political forces. Prerequisites waived. For help with any enrollment issues, contact janterm@smu.edu.

Faculty: Sandra Duhe

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CCPA 3370 Social Innovation I: Creating Ideas that Change the World 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Social Entrepreneurs attack global, national and local problems with powerful new ideas, organizations, and tools to secure a permanent benefit for people, communities, nations and the planet. This course is designed to encourage students to identify those areas where they are passionate about meeting a societal need and cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that they can develop organizational processes and strategies that can lead to sustainable change. Prerequisites waived. For help with any enrollment issues, contact janterm@smu.edu.

Faculty: Maria Dixon
CEE 5362 Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Usama El Shamy

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CEE 7362 Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Usama El Shamy

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CHEM 1301 Chemistry for Liberal Arts 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SE UC 2012: PAS1 Designed for students with weak backgrounds in chemistry and for liberal arts students.

Faculty: Helen Babbili

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CHEM 1303 General Chemistry I 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SE (w/complete lab) UC 2012: PAS 1 (w/complete lab) 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.

Faculty: Brian Zoltowski

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CHEM 1304 General Chemistry II 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SE (w/complete lab) UC 2012: PAS 1 (w/complete lab) 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. Prerequisite: 1303.

Faculty: David Son

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CISB 5397 Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  IL UC 2012: IL 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.

Faculty: Carlos Martinez

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EMIS 2375 Cultural and Ethical Implications of Technology 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HFA; IL, OC UC 2012: PRIE 2; IL, OC 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.

Faculty: Gretchen Coleman
ENGL 1365 Literature of Minorities 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  LL; HD UC 2012: CA 1, LL; HD 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.

Faculty: Bruce Levy

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ENGL 2312 Fiction: Ethnic Literary Imaginations 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  LL; W UC 2012: CA 2, LL; W Analysis, interpretation, and appreciation of fiction, with attention to terms and issues relevant to the genre.

Faculty: Jayson Sae-Saue

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ENGL 3367 Ethical Implications of Children's Literature 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW, HFA; HD, W, OC UC 2012: CA2, KNW; HD, W, OC Examination of children’s literature with emphasis on notions of morality and evil, including issues of colonialism, race, ethnicity, gender, and class.

Faculty: Martha Satz

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FILM 1304 Production 1 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  CA, TM UC 2012: CA 1 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. Restricted to First-Years, sophomores, and juniors.

Faculty: Mark Kerins

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FREN 1401 Beginning French I online Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: This course is reserved for students with no previous knowledge of French.

Faculty: Gwen Aaron

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FREN 1402 Beginning French II online UC 2016:  SL UC 2012: SL Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. 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.

Faculty: Janet Dodd

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GERM 1401 Beginning German I online Stresses acquisition of basic skills: speaking, aural comprehension, reading, and writing. Prerequisites: Reserved for students who have no previous German experience or fewer than two years of German and the appropriate placement exam score. Approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.

Faculty: Stephen Grollman

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HIST 2302 Artists and the American Revolution: History, Fiction, and Film 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW, HC UC 2012: KNW, HC 1 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.

Faculty: Edward Countryman

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HIST 2337 History of Sport in US 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HC; HD UC 2012: HC 1; HD 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.

Faculty: Alexis McCrossen

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HIST 3389 Problems in the Middle East: A Modern History of Palestine/Israel 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HC; GE UC 2012: HC 2, IIC 1; GE A contemporary topic is treated in historical perspective. Sample topics include the Arab-Israeli conflict, oil and the politics of energy, and Islamic fundamentalism.

Faculty: Sabri Ates

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HRTS 3341 The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW, HSBS; HD UC 2012: KNW, HC 2; HD An introduction to 1994 Rwanda genocide that seeks to understand not only its origins but also its sociological, ethical, and human rights implications.

Faculty: Herve Tchumkam

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ITAL 1401 Beginning Italian I online 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.

Faculty: Damiano Bonuomo

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ITAL 1402 Beginning Italian II online UC 2016:  SL UC 2012: SL 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.

Faculty: Aria Cabot

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KNW 2315 Ethnoviolence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW; HD, IL, OC UC 2012: KNW; HD, IL, OC 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. Some lectures are delivered by guest speakers.

Faculty: Ben Voth

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LATN 1401 Beginning Latin I online Structures of the Latin language: vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. Also, introduction to Roman history and culture, and simple readings from Latin authors. Prerequisites: Reserved for students who have no previous Latin experience or fewer than two years of Latin and the appropriate placement exam score. Approval from the WLL adviser is required for enrollment.

Faculty: Justin Germain

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ME 5362 Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Usama El Shamy

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ME 5365 Fluid Power Systems 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Introduction to mechanical engineering and the engineering profession. Topics include forces in structures and fluids, conservation laws and thermal systems, motion of machinery, engineering design, and basic concepts in intellectual property for mechanical engineers. Also, topics in mechanical engineering as appropriate for current events. Prerequisites: ME 2342 and 2320.

Faculty: Edmond Richer
ME 5371 Introduction to gas dynamics and analysis of propulsion systems 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Introduction to the mechanics and thermodynamics of high-speed compressible flows with application to the design of propulsion systems. Focus is on one-dimensional and quasi one-dimensional compressible flow, normal shocks, oblique shocks, and two-dimensional flow method of characteristics. Also includes analysis of air-breathing propulsion systems and design of air-breathing propulsion systems components such as inlets and nozzles. Prerequisites: ME 2342 and C or better in CEE 2331/ME 2331.

Faculty: Tindaro Ioppolo

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ME 7362 Engineering Analysis with Numerical Methods 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Usama El Shamy

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MKTG 3310 Marketing Concepts 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Charles Besio

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MNO 3310 Management Fundamentals 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Pamela Van Dyke

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MUHI 4355 Music and Culture: Studies in Popular Music 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HSBS; W, OC UC 2012: IIC 2; W, OC Focuses on music as an element of culture formation. Explores current scholarship to introduce the multidisciplinary study of the role of human agency in creating meaningful spaces in which music unfolds its sociopolitical and cultural dimensions. Prerequisite: MUHI 3302.

Faculty: Zachary Wallmark

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PHIL 1317 Business Ethics 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  PRIE UC 2012: PRIE 1 Examines the moral dimensions of actions and practices in the business world. Students explore ethical theories and standards of evaluation for actions and practices generally, and discuss how these theories and standards apply to a variety of issues in business. Topics vary, but the following are representative: advertising, capitalism vs. socialism, corporate culture, product quality and safety, the responsibilities of corporations to the societies that sustain them, the use of animals in product testing, and working conditions and compensation.

Faculty: Ken Daley

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PHIL 3363 Aesthetic Experience and Judgment 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW, CA UC 2012: KNW, CA 1 Attention is devoted to the following questions: What is beauty? Are there any standards or rules concerning what is beautiful? What is art? Why is art an important part of human culture? Students also consider the role of emotion in art, the problem of correct interpretation, and the nature of tragedy.

Faculty: Scott Bartlett

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PHYS 1303 Introductory Mechanics 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SE (w/ complete lab); QR UC 2012: PAS 1 (w/ complete lab); QR For science and engineering majors. Covers vector kinematics, Newtonian mechanics, gravitation, rotational motion, special relativity, and structure of matter. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 1337.

Faculty: Simon Dalley

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PHYS 1304 Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SE (w/ complete lab); QR UC 2012: PAS 1 (w/ complete lab); QR 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.

Faculty: Durdana Balakishiyeva
PLSC 3325 Introduction to Law 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HSBS UC 2012: IIC 2 Provides the student with an understanding of the American legal system, covering such substantive areas of law as torts, contracts, property, civil procedure, and criminal law.

Faculty: Pamela Corley

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PRW 1101 Concepts of Wellness 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  PRW 1 UC 2012: PRW 1 PRW1 is required for graduation, and it should be taken in the first term upon entering SMU. The course introduces students to the University and explores three sets of issues: 1) the role of personal responsibility in coping with college and life’s other transitional periods; 2) challenges and opportunities such as managing time and stress, benefiting from diversity and autonomy, dealing with pitfalls related to alcohol and drugs, and exploring resources and activities on campus; and 3) personal finance decisions while at SMU and later in life, including managing money, using credit cards, and making major purchases. Also, introduces the e portfolio that students use to record and reflect upon their activities. Grading is on a pass/fail basis.

Faculty: Donna Gober

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PRW 2112 Walking / Urban Fitness 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  PRW 2 UC 2012: PRW 2 Walking long distances during class, and diet and nutrition information. Includes selected activities designed to target health-related fitness.

Faculty: Brian Fennig

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PSYC 1300 Introduction to Psychology 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  IIC UC 2012: IIC 1 Broad introduction to psychology as a behavioral science with special emphasis on cognition, development, learning, social, personality, physiological, and clinical psychology (psychopathology and psychotherapy).

Faculty: Michael Lindsey

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PSYC 3360 Health Psychology 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  OC UC 2012: OC 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: PSYC 1300 and one additional psychology course, or instructor approval. For help with any enrollment issues, contact janterm@smu.edu.

Faculty: Austin Baldwin

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SOCI 4399 Special Topics - Black Markets 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Students explore the black market economy in the 21st century.

Faculty: Helen Reynolds

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SPAN 1401 Beginning Spanish I online 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.

Faculty: Allison Larkin

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SPAN 1401 Beginning Spanish I online 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.

Faculty: Lourdes Molina

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SPAN 1402 Beginning Spanish II online UC 2016:  SL UC 2012: SL 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.

Faculty: Constantin Icleanu

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SPAN 1402 Beginning Spanish II online UC 2016:  SL UC 2012: SL 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.

Faculty: Joy Saunders Constantin Icleanu

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SPAN 2302 Intermediate Spanish II 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  SL; GE UC 2012: SL, IIC 1; GE For students who are comfortable using Spanish in all timeframes (past, present, future) but who need to improve overall fluency and to fine tune grammatical details. Focuses on the development of oral and written expression and significant vocabulary expansion, and their application to authentic social contexts and cultural situations. Prerequisite: 2401 or placement exam.

Faculty: Joy Saunders
SPAN 3373 Topics in Spanish Civilization: Sleep and Dreams in Spanish Literature 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Examines the current state of the science of sleep and dreaming, pairing essays/articles on cognition and consciousness with short stories, poems, and excerpts from novels to study how the experience of dreaming and sleep is explored in those literary texts. The course will also include surrealist films and paintings.

Faculty: Olga Colbert

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STAT 2331 Introduction to Statistical Methods 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  QF UC 2012: QF An introduction to statistics for behavioral, biological, and social sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, and inferential statistics, including hypothesis testing and contingency tables.

Faculty: Ian Harris
STAT 3300 Applied Statistics: Regression 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Stephen Robertson

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STAT 3304 Introduction to Statistical Computing 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break 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.

Faculty: Mahesh Fernando

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THEA 2311 The Art of Acting 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  CA; OC UC 2012: CA 1; OC Basic work in acting, voice, and movement for the nonmajor. Relaxation, concentration, imagination, and the actor’s exploration and use of the social world.

Faculty: Jon Hackler

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WGST 3328 Gender Violence: Anthropological Perspectives 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  HSBS; HD, OC UC 2012: IIC 2; HD, OC Examines how gender-based violence shapes individual subjective and collective experiences, material realities, and psychological states, as well as the impacts of interventions on intimate, interpersonal, local, and global scales.

Faculty: Nia Parson

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WL 3341 The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW, HSBS; HD UC 2012: KNW, HC 2; HD An introduction to 1994 Rwanda genocide that seeks to understand not only its origins but also its sociological, ethical, and human rights implications.

Faculty: Herve Tchumkam

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WL 3382 Texas-Mexico Borderlands: A social, political, cultural and economic story 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break UC 2016:  KNW; HD UC 2012: KNW; HD Focuses on the relationship between Mexico and the US, and US-Mexico borderlands as historical, political, and cultural space. Special focus on Mexico and Texas.

Faculty: Elizabeth Russ

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XS 6320 Social Innovation I: Creating Ideas that Change the World 9:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break Social Entrepreneurs attack global, national and local problems with powerful new ideas, organizations, and tools to secure a permanent benefit for people, communities, nations and the planet. This course is designed to encourage students to identify those areas where they are passionate about meeting a societal need and cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that they can develop organizational processes and strategies that can lead to sustainable change. Prerequisites waived. For help with any enrollment issues, contact janterm@smu.edu.

Faculty: Maria Dixon