Western Kentucky University

Temporary Course Proposals 2011-2012

 

2011 - 2012

PLS 194C - Legal Technology : Course Description: Survey of computer software programs, hardware and other technology relevant to the modern law practice. Posted on: 5/9/2012

PLS 350C - Evidence : Course Description: Study and application of rules governing use and admission of evidence in state and federal courts and administrative hearings. Posted on: 5/9/2012

CHNF 420 - Media Chinese : Course Description: This is an advanced-level Chinese Flagship Course. The course is designed to enhance students' immersion learning of Mandarin Chinese by introducing to them advanced level grammar, vocabulary and formal writing seen in Chinese language media such as newspaper, television and the internet. Posted on: 04/20/2012

CHNF 440 - Chinese Tradition : Course Description: This advanced Chinese Flagship course is designed to further deepen students' immersion learning of Mandarin Chinese vocabulary, grammar and formal expression through the framework of Chinese culture and historical traditions. Taught entirely in Chinese, this interdisciplinary course interweaves the learning in both Chinese language and Chinese tradition. Posted on: 04/20/2012

LEAD 300 2nd - Leadership Theory and Application : Course Description: The study of leadership concepts, theories, and models; an overview of personal leadership assessment and leadership development plans; enhance leadership knowledge through experimental learning. Posted on: 04/18/2012

PHYS 215 - Learning Assistants For Physics : Course Description: Introduces students to basic theory and practical skills for assisting instructors as Learning Assistants in active engagement physics courses. Posted on: 04/02/2012

PHIL 332 - Philosophy of Mind : Course Description: A study of the nature of mind, cognitive states, and consciousness. Topics may include the nature of the mental system, mind-brain identity, computer consciousness, and visual system's role in decision-making and intentionality.

DMT 230 - Bath Design : Course Description: This course will introduce students to the specialty of bathroom design. It will encompass the principles and elements of design, universal design and sustainability as well as specific design details that are inherent in bathroom design and planning. Students will add to their base of interior design knowledge through lectures, and studio time that includes; sketching, client presentations, field measures, and field trips to showrooms. The final project will encompass an actual bathroom from planning to presentation for a client. Posted on: Dec 07, 2011

DMT 229 - Kitchen Design I : Course Description: This course will introduce students to the specialty of kitchen design. It will encompass the principles and elements of design, universal design and sustainability as well as specific design details that are inherent in kitchen design and planning. Students will add to their base of interior design knowledge through lectures, and studio time that includes; sketching, client presentations, field measures, and field trips to showrooms. The final project will encompass an actual kitchen from planning to presentation for a client. Posted on: Dec 07, 2011

ME 332 - Fluid Mechanics Laboratory : Course Description: An applied laboratory in the modeling, prediction, and measurement of fluid mechanics components and systems. Emphasis will be placed on the preparation of engineering reports, uncertainty analysis, and the experimental design plan process. System level experiments will include fluid property measurements, pipe flow and turbo machinery characteristics. Posted on: Nov. 11, 2011

MATH 498 - Senior Seminar : Course description: Students will study articles in current mathematical journals or undertake independent investigations in mathematics. Written and oral presentations are required.Posted on: Oct 14, 2011

BIOL 345 - Fire Ecology and Management : Course Description: The behavior and management of prescribed fires and wild land fires. Posted on : Oct 10, 2011

BIOL 457 - Herpetology : Course Description : The diversity, biology, and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.Posted on : Oct 10, 2011

CHNF 430 - Chinese Culture : Course Description: This advanced Chinese Flagship course is designed to further deepen students' immersion into Mandarin Chinese by introducing to them the cultural background of the language. Taught entirely in Chinese, the course interweaves the learning in both Chinese language and Chinese culture by exploring the topics such as history, traditional philosophy, political thoughts, religion, arts and literature, medicine and science. Posted on : Oct 10, 2011

JAPN 202 - Intermediate Japanese II : Course Description: Continued expansion of interpersonal communication skills at the intermediate level. Emphasis on increasing comprehension, the building of vocabulary, and on presentational modes of speaking and writing. Posted on : Oct 03, 2011

RELS 315 - Confucianism : Course Description: A survey of evolution of Confucian thought, from ethical and ritual considerations of Confucius, through the scholastic self-cultivation of Zhu Xi, to the ecological and gender concerns of modern New Confucians. Posted on : Sept 19, 2011

LEAD 300 - Leadership Theory and Application : Course Description: A study of leadership concepts, theories and models ; an overview of personal leadership assessments and leadership development plans;enhance leadership knowledge through experiential learning. Posted on : Sept 16, 2011

ENG 111 - Writing Workshop for Biology : Course Description: Writing workshop that provides supplemental writing instruction for students in BIO 113. Posted on : Sept 12, 2011

PHIL 427 - Philosophy of Law : Course Description: A study of theories on the nature and origin of law, basic legal concepts (obligation, right, equality, liberty, justice), legal moralism, church and state, civil disobedience, and other topics. Posted on : Sept 12, 2011

 

 Last Modified 7/19/13