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Summer 2015 Schedule and Course Requirements

Class Dates:

It is your responsibility as an online student to have access to a computer, Internet Service Provider, and the appropriate software (if required) to complete your online course. Please refer to the Technical Requirements for specific computer requirements. If the course has any additional requirements such as software, these requirements are listed below. Courses will require a textbook except for those that specifically indicate that one is not required.

This list is not exhaustive. Check with your instructor and/or course syllabus once your course has started for a complete listing of requirements.

This list does NOT include a listing of prerequisites. For a listing of prerequisites, please consult the Undergrad Catalog or the Graduate Catalog.

Discounted software is available to MSU students through Journey Ed and the Microsoft Student Store.

 

Fall 2015 Schedule

 

Course
Class#
Course Requirements
SHs
Instructor
Accounting
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I
10589
The course requires Excel 2003 or higher, an access code for CengageNow and a printed text. The text and access code are bundled together at the MSU Bookstore. It is important to get the correct edition of the textbook listed by the MSU Bookstore.
3
Carla L Cabarle
ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II
10590
The course requires Excel 2003 or higher, and an access code for CengageNow. The text and access code are bundled together and at the MSU bookstore. It is important to get the correct edition of the textbook listed by the MSU Bookstore. The text is the same one used in ACCT 200. If the CengageNow access code was used prior to Spring 2015, your code may have expired.
3
Carla L Cabarle
ACCT 300 Legal Environment of Business
10591
Sophomore status is required. A textbook is required.
3
Dean Allison Frantsvog
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting
10592
Students will be using an online homework system, Connect Accounting, and will need an access code to use that system.  The access code for Connect Accounting comes bundled with new textbooks purchased in the MSU Bookstore or it can be purchased separately online.
3
Patricia A Fedje
Art
ART 210 Art History I
10947
Windows Media Player and Microsoft Word
3
Andrea Donovan
Academic Skills Course
ASC 93 Intermediate Algebra
(formerly MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra)
11593
Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and large weekly time commitment. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator is recommended. Access Code for MyMathLab is required and can be purchased from the MSU Bookstore or online at the Pearson website. Physical textbook purchase is optional as the eText is imbedded within MyMathLab.
4
Kimberly Kay Schwinler
Business Administration
BADM 301 Fundamentals of Management
10593
Word, Adobe Reader, and relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.)
3
Andrew M Bertsch
BADM 303 Human Resource Management
10606
This course requires a microphone and webcam for Tegrity Remote proctoring of exams. Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player for PC users or WMP components for QuickTime for Mac users are also required.
3
Diann Hanson
BADM 304 Entrepreneurship/Small Bus Mgm
10598
Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Jeanne M MacDonald
BADM 307 International Business
10602
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Mohammad Saeed
BADM 321 Marketing
10601
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Mehdi Tanzeeb Hossain
BADM 416 Operations Management
10603
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer are required.
3
Mehmet Ali Koseoglu
BADM 421 Applied Business Research
10666
Word, Adobe Reader, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer 
3
Mehmet Ali Koseoglu
BADM 427 International Marketing
10608
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Mehdi Tanzeeb Hossain
BADM 436 Org Behavior Prin & Practices
10604
Word, Adobe Reader, and relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.)
3
Andrew M Bertsch
BADM 465 Strategic Management
10605
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
James C Ondracek
BADM 498 Management Capstone
12513
Access codes for Capstone and Comp-XM (simulation tools) are required. These can be purchased from the MSU Bookstore or directly from Capsim.
3
Long Pham
BADM 537 Human Resource Mgmt
10959
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), headset with microphone, and web cam. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
  
BADM 555 International Management
10628
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Mohammad Saeed
BADM 598 Capstone Experience
10600
Requires access to a video camera. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
James C Ondracek
Business Information Technology
BIT 123 Technology-Personal Develop
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Word. No textbook required.
2
Deanna Beth Klein
BIT 154 Word Proc & Presentation Sftwr
10665
Word 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 are required. There are two required texts.
3
Jan L Repnow
BIT 220 Management Information Systems
10595
Word
3
Kristi-Ann L Berg
BIT 318 Business Communication
10594
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Sharon R Reynolds
BIT 560 Manage/Integrate IS Function
10702
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Kristi-Ann L Berg
BIT 561 IS Project Management
10961
Microsoft Office. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Pan C. P. Kao
BIT 566 Knowledge Management
11505
Must be admitted to the Graduate School. Students need Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, and Windows Media Player.
3
Nicholas N Bowersox
BOTE 127 Information Processing
10664
Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7 or 8 are required. A web cam and headset with microphone are required.
3
Sherie Saltveit
BOTE 247 Spreadsheet Applications
10596
PC required; cannot use a Mac. Excel 2013 and Sam 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects will be used. Older versions of Excel cannot be used. The textbook can be purchased through the MSU Bookstore where it is bundled with the Sam access card.
3
Sharon R Reynolds
Criminal Justice
CJ 201 Intro to Criminal Justice
10583
Microsoft Word
3
Richard Michael Seklecki
CJ 330 Criminological Theory
10948
 
3
Richard Michael Seklecki
CJ 362 Women in the CJ System
10582
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, PDF reader, Windows Media Player, and speakers or a headset.
3
Melissa Jolene Spelchen
CJ 365 Law & Society
10632
 
3
Wojciech Cebulak
CJ 491 Senior Seminar
10647
No textbook required. Requires the ability to rent and play DVDs. Also requires a headset with microphone and a webcam.
3
Melissa Jolene Spelchen
Communication Arts
COMM 110 Fund of Public Speaking
10550
Must have access to video camera. An iPad will work. Students will be required to email their video or upload them to You Tube. Must also have access to an adult listening audience and a professional location. There is no provision to give speeches face-to-face. Adobe Reader, PowerPoint Viewer, and Windows Media Player are required.
3
Aili M Smith
COMM 219 Mass Media and Society
10684
Requires a headset with microphone and a webcam. One textbook is required.
3
Audra Dawn Myerchin
Computer Science
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Scien
10551
Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7 or 8 are required. A web cam and headset with microphone are required.
3
Sherie Jean Saltveit
Driver and Traffic Safety Education
DTS 230 Driver & Traffic Safety Ed
10517
 
3
Howard M Theige
DTS 260 Teenage Driving Behavior Probl
10518
No textbook
2
Howard M Theige
DTS 350 Advanced Driving
10519
 
3
Howard M Theige
DTS 450 Organ & Admin of Safety Educat
10520
No textbook
2
Howard M Theige
Early Childhood Education
ECE 335 Early Childhood Education
Pending Development
10964
A web cam, microphone, and media viewer are required.
3
Leslee J Thorpe
Economics
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
May 26 - July 10
10567
Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Requires an Aplia access. If either the e-book or the standard physical textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If a physical book is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. The e-book can be purchased with the access code directly from Aplia too.
3
Daniel G Ngugi
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
May 26 - July 10
10568
Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Requires an Aplia access. If either the e-book or the standard physical textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If a physical book is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. The e-book can be purchased with the access code directly from Aplia too.
3
Daniel G Ngugi
Teacher Education
ED 250 Foundations of Education
10521
Students are required to complete 3 synchronous chats using Collaborate which will require a web cam and microphone. Students can sign up for available dates after the course starts.
2
Daniel Conn
ED 260 Educational Psychology
10522
Students are required to complete 3 synchronous chats using Collaborate which will require a web cam and microphone. Students can sign up for available dates after the course starts.
2
Daniel Conn
ED 260 Educational Psychology
12719
Students are required to complete 3 synchronous chats using Collaborate which will require a web cam and microphone. Students can sign up for available dates after the course starts.
2
Daniel Conn
ED 283 Teaching Diverse Learners
10641
 
2
Patrick Schwab
ED 283 Teaching Diverse Learners
12718
 
2
Patrick Schwab
ED 380 Technology in Teaching
10613
Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required.
2
Warren Steven Gamas
ED 380 Technology in Teaching
12717
Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required.
2
Warren Steven Gamas
ED 523 Linguistics for ELL/Bilingual
Pending Development
11629
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
  
ED 524 Intro to Bilingual and Multi
Pending Development
11630
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
  
English
ENGL 110 College Composition I
10552
Microsoft Word
3
Nicole C Thom-Arens
ENGL 120 College Composition II
10553
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Frank K Mccahill
ENGL 120 College Composition II
11872
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Ashley Bowen
ENGL 231 Bible as Literature
10944
No textbook required; students must have access to a copy of the Bible, any translation; PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Ronald G Fischer
ENGL 238 Children's Literature
10555
Requires Microsoft Word and access to a public or school library with an adequate children's book collection. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Patti J Kurtz
ENGL 315 Profes and Tech Writing
10556
 
3
Frank K Mccahill
Finance
FIN 353 Corporation Finance
10597
Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, calculators, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Students will be using on online homework system Aplia, and will need the access code. If either the e-book or the standard physical textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If a physical book is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. The e-book can also be purchased with the access code directly from Aplia.
3
Patricia A Fedje
History
HIST 101 Western Civilization I
10557
This course requires two textbooks and has 15 lesson multiple choice quizzes, 15 lesson short essay assignments, and three section one hour essay exams.
3
Jonathan F Wagner
HIST 104 US History from 1877
10631
Requires the ability to play video and audio files. Microsoft Office 2000 or higher, RealPlayer and Windows Media Player are required. Asynchronous discussion is a requirement in this course. 
3
Christina A Sunwall
Health Management Science
HMS 151 Stress Management
10523
Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Linda Rae Pettersen
HMS 203 Health Care Through Life Span
10524
Textbook is required. PowerPoint or Power Point Viewer.
3
Heidi J Peterson
HMS 208 Medical Terminology
11582
Textbook and an access code are required. We recommended that students buy a new book from either the MSU Bookstore or CengageBrain.com otherwise the access code will not work. Word, PowerPoint, PowerPoint Viewer, Excel, Windows Media Player, and DSL or Cable internet connection are required.
2
Heidi J Peterson
HMS 213 Life Span Growth & Development
10541
Students can choose to purchase the book with MyDevelopmentLab access code or just the MyDevelopmentLab access code which comes with an e-book. If the textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If the textbook is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Linda M Schaefer
HMS 240 Nutrition
10536
The course requires Word, speakers, video player and an access code to Diet Analysis Plus. Textbook is required.
3
Linda L Haider and Judith Swanson
HMS 279 Death & Dying
10525
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Linda Rae Pettersen
HMS 333 Transcultural Health Care
10535
Word, textbook is required.
3
Linda L Haider and Judith Swanson
Humanities
HUM 251 Humanities
10558
MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore).
3
Eric P Furuseth
HUM 252 Humanities
10559
MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore).
3
Eric P Furuseth
Mathematics
ASC 93 Intermediate Algebra
(formerly MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra)
11593
Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and large weekly time commitment. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator is recommended. Access Code for MyMathLab is required and can be purchased from the MSU Bookstore or online at the Pearson website. Physical textbook purchase is optional as the eText is imbedded within MyMathLab.
4
Kimberly Kay Schwinler
MATH 103 College Algebra
10560
This course requires a TI-83 Plus Calculator, a test proctor, and WebAssign course access code. If you purchase your textbook (or access to the online eBook) from the MSU Bookstore, you will receive a WebAssign access key. If you buy a used textbook, you will have to purchase the access key separately. This course also requires a significant time commitment. Please contact the instructor for specifics.
4
Eric T Woodbeck
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics
10694
Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator. Access Code for MyStatLab and physical textbook are required and can be purchased bundled from the MSU Bookstore. If you buy a used textbook, MyStatLab access can be purchased separately at the Pearson website. This course also requires a significant weekly time commitment.
4
Kimberly Kay Schwinler
Nursing
NURS 253 Nursing Perspectives
10531
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Linda Rae Pettersen
NURS 457 Public Health Prof Nurse I
10670
RN to BSN students only. Textbook required. Word, PowerPoint, PowerPoint Viewer, Excel, Windows Media Player required. DSL or Cable internet connection required. Requires a webcam and headset with microphone.
3
Janet L Gerken
NURS 458 Public Health Prof Nurse II
10953
RN to BSN Students only. Textbook required. Word, PowerPoint, PowerPoint Viewer, Excel, Windows Media Player required. DSL or Cable internet connection required. Requires a webcam and headset with microphone.
3
Janet L Gerken
Philosophy
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
10565
 
3
Stewart E Kelly
PHIL 102 Philosophy of Human Nature
10573
A textbook and a word processing program are required.
3
Stewart E Kelly
PHIL 210 Ethics
10566
 
3
Jason E Southworth
Political Science
POLS 116 State and Local Government
10792
Microsoft Word is required to submit assignments.
3
Larry Wayne Barnett
Psychology
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
10616
 
3
Donald M Burke
PSY 242 Research Methods in Psychology
10623
Textbook is required.  Students should be familiar with Microsoft Word and the use of calculators.  If this is the first online class students are taking, they have to complete the Blackboard tutorial.
4
Efthalia Esser
PSY 255 Child & Adolescent Psychology
10540
Windows Media Player is required to view videos.
3
Efthalia Esser
PSY 270 Abnormal Psychology
10526
 
3
Donald M Burke
PSY 344 Dynamics of Addiction
10527
Textbook required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor, recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer, Internet connection, Flash Player and ability to download documents.
3
Shirley Cole-Harding
PSY 349 Psychopharmacology
10528
Textbook required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor, recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer, Internet connection, Flash Player and ability to download documents.
3
Shirley Cole-Harding
Sociology
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
10547
A textbook is required.
3
Harry Hoffman
SOC 201 Social Problems
10794
 
3
Jynette M Larshus Thompson
SOC 210 Introduction to Anthropology
10793
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player are required. This course has a lot of audio and video clips which require speakers and/or headset and a DSL or Cable Internet connection.
3
Matthew Ep Eddy
SOC 255 Changing American Family
10574
 
3
Harry Hoffman
Spanish
SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I
11587
Students must have a web cam, headset with microphone, Quia software, and Talkabroad.com. Textbook is required.
4
Paul D Cristofaro
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II
11588
Students must have a web cam, headset with microphone, Quia software, and Talkabroad.com. Textbook is required.
4
Paul D Cristofaro
Special Education
SPED 110 Intro to Exceptional Children
10617
Textbook is required.
3
Evan Borisinkoff
SPED 111 Health Care in IDD I
10955
No textbook is required, but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore.
3
Ruth Mary Soderstrom
SPED 120 Intro to Positive Beh Supports
10529
No text is required but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore. Course requires a headset with a microphone.
3
Mary E Mercer
SPED 221 Promoting Personal Outcomes
10956
No text is required, but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore.
2
Ruth Mary Soderstrom
SPED 296 Field Experience in IDD
10640
No textbook required. This course is an 160 hour practicum completed in an approved field based site. Contact the instructor to make arrangements several weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. 
4
Mary E Mercer
SPED 501 Intro To Graduate Studies
11580
Microsoft Word
3
Gregory Sampson-Gruener
SPED 505 Consult & Supervision SPED
10538
Must be admitted to the Graduate School
2
Holly F Pedersen
SPED 513 Deaf Studies
Online Synchronous
10958
This course is Online Synchronous and requires attendance online at a specific day/time (Days and Times TBD). Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Monica Soukup
SPED 529 DD/ASD Comm. & Asst. Tech.
10609
Must be admitted to the Graduate School with full status or as non-degree seeking.
2
Hilory Liccini
SPED 550 Special Education Assessment
Online Synchronous
10679
This course is Online Synchronous and requires attendance online at a specific day/time (Days and Times TBD). Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
2
Johnna Eileen Westby
SPED 592 Special Topics: Foundations of DHH Education
10706
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Monica Soukup