Course Descriptions

ACA 070. Academic Recovery. (Institutional Credit Only) 1 hour. F., Sp.
Designed for freshmen who have been placed on academic probation. This course is intended to assist these students in returning to academic good standing. It stresses study skills and time management through intensive advising.

ACA100. Academic and Career Development. 3 hours. F., Sp.
Designed to help students improve study skills necessary for successful academic work. Topics include a comprehensive review of individual learning styles, time management, memory, note taking, test taking, critical thinking, career exploration, and program planning. Students in ACA100 will be encouraged to utilize the resources of the Learning Center.

ACA150. University Foundations. 1 hour. F., Sp.
Required for all first-time freshmen and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. This course is an orientation to University life and campus resources. It also includes a brief introduction to goal setting, career exploration, study skills, time management, financial planning, and academic program planning. Those in the Honors Program take HON150.

HUM299A/399A. Our Western Heritage. 3 hours.
Taught in Verviers, Belgium, only. A course which integrates art, music, history, philosophy, religion, and literature. (May substitute for HUM310 Arts and Ideas.)

HUM310. Arts and Ideas. 3 hours. F., Sp.
The ideas of man expressed through his arts. Emphasis is given to the arts of Western Man.

HUM320. Diversity in America. (W) 3 hours. F., Sp.
An examination of the social and cultural differences that are present in the American population. This course will examine cultures and subgroups in the American community in a historical, legal, and social context. This course contains a significant writing component. Same as HIS/POL 320.

HUM495. Values in Human Thought and Action. 3 hours. Su., F., Sp.
An exploration of value issues and opportunities for further learning in the liberal arts and sciences. This course will focus on Christian perspectives in value questions which the graduate will confront in art, music, literature, economics, science, politics, and other related areas. Prerequisite: Senior standing. (Same as BIB495).