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Summer 2016 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. Books can be purchased through the Online Bookstore.

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 2016 Schedule

 

Course
Class#
Course Requirements
SHs
Instructor
Accounting
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I
10929
The course requires Excel 2003 or higher, an access code for CengageNow. Students can use an ebook or 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
Cabarle,Carla L
ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II
10930
The course requires Excel 2003 or higher, and an access code for CengageNow. Students can use an ebook or printed text. 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 Fall 2015, your code may have expired.
3
Kasper,Leah
ACCT 300 Legal Environment of Business
10931
Sophomore status is required. A textbook is required.
3
Frantsvog,Dean Allison
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting
10932
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. Students can use an ebook or printed text.
3
Cabarle,Carla L
Art
ART 210 Art History I
11019
Windows Media Player, Microsoft Word, and textbook are required. The textbook is available for purchase in the MSU Bookstore, through the online bookstore, or in the Library for a 2-hour reserve.
3
Donovan,Andrea
Academic Skills Course
ASC 93 Intermediate Algebra
11046
Course requires bi-weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and large weekly time commitment. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator is recommended. Students are required to have Adobe Reader and to purchase an Access Code for MyMathLab, which 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
Olson,Luther C
Business Administration
BADM 301 Fundamentals of Management
10933
Word, Adobe Reader, and relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.)
3
Walizer,Ottis E
BADM 303 Human Resource Management
10945
This course requires a microphone and webcam for a presentation. Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player for PC users or WMP components for QuickTime for Mac users are also required.
3
MacDonald,Jeanne M
BADM 304 Entrepreneurship/Small Bus Mgm
10938
Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Bernsdorf,Tawnya
BADM 307 International Business
10941
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, Adobe Reader, and a media player with appropriate plug-ins required for various online videos (youtube, etc.)
3
Bertsch,Andrew M
BADM 321 Marketing
10940
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Mays,Artresa Y
BADM 416 Operations Management
10942
Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, and textbook are required.
3
Mays,Artresa Y
BADM 421 Applied Business Research
Cancel
Word, Adobe Reader, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, and textbook are required.
3
Mays,Artresa Y
BADM 422 Consumer Behavior
12650
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Fixen,Megan A
BADM 427 International Marketing
10947
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, Adobe Reader
3
Choi,Laee
BADM 436 Org Behavior Prin & Practices
10943
Word, Adobe Reader, and relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.)
3
Bertsch,Andrew M
BADM 465 Strategic Management
Cancel
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Ondracek,James C
BADM 489 Entrep & New Venture
12651
Word, Excel (2003 or later), PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, headset with microphone, Windows Media Player, and Blackboard Collaborate
3
Fixen,Megan
BADM 537 Human Resource Mgmt
11029
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), headset with microphone, and web cam. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
MacDonald,Jeanne M
BADM 555 International Management
10963
Must be admitted to the Graduate School. Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, webcam, and microphone or headset is required.
3
Ross,Gary J
BADM 598 Capstone Experience
10939
Requires access to a video camera. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Ondracek,James C
Business Information Technology
BIT 154 Word Proc & Presentation Sftwr
10981
Word 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 are required. There are two required texts.
3
Repnow,Jan L
BIT 220 Management Information Systems
10935
Word, headset with microphone
3
Berg,Kristi-Ann L
BIT 318 Business Communication
10934
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Reynolds,Sharon R
BIT 556 Virtual Business
12653
Must be admitted to the Graduate School, textbook required
3
Chicone,Rhonda G
BIT 560 Manage/Integrate IS Function
10995
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Berg,Kristi-Ann L
BIT 561 IS Project Management
11031
Microsoft Office and textbook are required. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Kao,Pan C. P.
BIT 566 Knowledge Management
11037
Must be admitted to the Graduate School. Students need Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, and Windows Media Player. 
3
Bowersox,Nicholas N
BIT 570 E-Business Strategy
11150
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Beyer,Stephen F
BIT 581 Contemp Methods Teaching Bus
12652
 
3
Repnow,Jan L
BOTE 127 Information Processing
10980
Microsoft Office 2016 and Windows 10 are required. A web cam and headset with microphone are required.
3
Saltveit,Sherie Jean
BOTE 247 Spreadsheet Applications
10936
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
Reynolds,Sharon R
Criminal Justice
CJ 330 Criminological Theory
11020
 
3
Buker,Hasan
CJ 340 Juvenile Justice System
12686
 
3
Buker,Hasan
CJ 362 Women in the CJ System
10922
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, PDF reader, Windows Media Player, and speakers or a headset.
3
Spelchen,Melissa Jolene
CJ 365 Law & Society
10966
 
3
Buker,Hasan
CJ 491 Senior Seminar
10975
No textbook required. Requires the ability to rent and play DVDs. Also requires a headset with microphone and a webcam.
3
Spelchen,Melissa Jolene
Communication Arts
COMM 110 Fund of Public Speaking
10896
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
Smith,Aili M
Computer Science
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Scien
10897
Microsoft Office 2016 and Windows 10 are required. A web cam and headset with microphone are required.
3
Saltveit,Sherie Jean
Driver & Traffic Safety
DTS 230
Driver & Traffic Safety Education
12744
 
3
Webster,Bradley
DTS 260 Teenage Driving Behavior Problems
12745
No textbook required
2
Webster,Bradley
DTS 350 Advanced Driving
12746
 
3
Webster,Bradley
DTS 450 Organization & Administration of Safety Education
12747
No textbook required
2
Webster,Bradley
Early Childhood Education
ECE 313 The Emergent Reader
Pending Development
12647
This course requires synchronous chats using Blackboard Collaborate which will be arranged inside the course. Students will need a web cam, microphone, and two textbooks.
2
Thorpe,Leslee
Economics
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
Dynamic Date: May 31 - July 15
10910
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
Ngugi,Daniel G
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
Dynamic Date: May 31 - July 15
10911
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
Ngugi,Daniel G
Education
ED 260 Educational Psychology
10868
 
2
Zajdel,Joseph A
ED 282 Managing the Learning Environ
10849
Student are required to have a webcam with microphone.
2
Kana,Thomas Erik Stavert
ED 282 Managing the Learning Environ
12995
Student are required to have a webcam with microphone.
2
Kana,Thomas Erik Stavert
ED 283 Teaching Diverse Learners
10972
Word, Windows Media Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Schwab,Patrick R
ED 283 Teaching Diverse Learners
12997
Word, Windows Media Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Schwab,Patrick R
ED 380 Technology in Teaching
10952
Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required.
2
Gamas,Warren Steven
ED 380 Technology in Teaching
12992
Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required.
2
Gamas,Warren Steven
Engish
ENGL 110 College Composition I
10898
Microsoft Word
3
Thom-Arens,Nicole C
ENGL 120 College Composition II
10899
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Mccahill,Frank K
ENGL 120 College Composition II
11050
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Bowen,Ashley H
ENGL 232 World Mythology
11158
Textbook required, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Fischer,Ronald G
ENGL 238 Children's Literature
10900
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
Kurtz,Patti J
ENGL 315 Profes and Tech Writing
10901
 
3
Mccahill,Frank K
Finance
FIN 353 Corporation Finance
10937
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
Keusch,Bethany A
History
HIST 101 Western Civilization I
10902
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
Wagner,Jonathan F
HIST 104 US History from 1877
10965
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
Sunwall,Christina A
Health Management Science
HMS 151 Stress Management
10869
Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Pettersen,Linda Rae
HMS 203 Health Care Through Life Span
10870
Textbook is required. PowerPoint or Power Point Viewer.
3
Peterson,Heidi J
HMS 208 Medical Terminology
11040
Textbook, Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Excel, Windows Media Player, and DSL or Cable internet connection are required.
2
Peterson,Heidi J
HMS 213 Life Span Growth & Development
10887
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
Schaefer,Linda M
HMS 240 Nutrition
10882
The course requires Word, speakers, video player and an access code to Diet Analysis Plus. Textbook is required.
3
Haider,Linda L and Swanson,Judith
HMS 279 Death & Dying
10871
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Pettersen,Linda Rae
HMS 333 Transcultural Health Care
10881
Word, textbook is required.
3
Haider,Linda L and Swanson,Judith
Humanities
HUM 251 Humanities
10903
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
Furuseth,Eric P
HUM 252 Humanities
10904
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
Furuseth,Eric P
Mathematics
MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra   See Academic Skills Course section for ASC 93 Intermediate Algebra    
MATH 103 College Algebra
10905
Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator.  Access code for WebAssign and physical textbook are required and can be purchased bundled from the MSU Bookstore.  If you buy a used textbook, WebAssign access can be purchased separately at the WebAssign website. This course also requires a significant weekly time commitment.
4
Gorgin,Elaheh
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics
10991
Course requires bi-weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator. Students are required to have Adobe Reader and to purchase an Access Code for MyStatLab and physical textbook, which can be purchased bundled from the MSU Bookstore. If you buy a used textbook, the MyStatLab access code can be purchased separately from the MSU Bookstore or from the Pearson website. This course requires a significant time commitment over eight weeks.
4
Schwinler,Kimberly Kay
Nursing
NURS 253 Nursing Perspectives
10877
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Pettersen,Linda Rae
NURS 457 Public Health Prof Nurse I
10984
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
Gerken,Janet L
NURS 458 Public Health Prof Nurse II
11025
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
Gerken,Janet L
Philosophy
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
10908
 
3
Kelly,Stewart E
PHIL 102 Philosophy of Human Nature
10914
A textbook and a word processing program are required.
3
Kelly,Stewart E
PHIL 210 Ethics
10909
 
3
Southworth,Jason E
Political Science
POLS 116 State and Local Government
Cancel
Microsoft Word is required to submit assignments.
3
Barnett,Larry Wayne
Psychology
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
10953
Textbook is required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor and a recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Students will also need a video player, Flash player, and the ability to download documents. A high speed Internet connection is recommended.
3
Burke,Donald M
PSY 242 Research Methods in Psychology
10960
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
Esser,Efthalia
PSY 255 Child & Adolescent Psychology
10886
Textbook required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor, and the recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Windows Media Player is required to view videos.
3
Esser,Efthalia
PSY 270 Abnormal Psychology
10872
Textbook is required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor and a recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Students will also need a video player, Flash player, and the ability to download documents. A high speed Internet connection is recommended.
3
Burke,Donald M
PSY 344 Dynamics of Addiction
10873
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
Maxwell,Morgan
PSY 349 Psychopharmacology
10874
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
Cole-Harding,Shirley
Sociology
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
10893
A textbook is required.
3
Hoffman,Harry
SOC 201 Social Problems
11001
 
3
Larshus Thompson,Jynette M
SOC 210 Introduction to Anthropology
11000
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
Eddy,Matthew Ep
SOC 255 Changing American Family
10915
 
3
Hoffman,Harry
Spanish
SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I
11042
Students must have a web cam, headset with microphone, Quia software, and Talkabroad.com. Textbook is required.
4
Cristofaro,Paul D
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II
11159
Textbook is required. Students must have a web cam, headset with microphone, and Talkabroad.com. Rosetta Stone will be provided once the class begins.
4
Cristofaro,Paul D
Special Education
SPED 110 Intro to Exceptional Children
10954
Textbook is required.
3
Borisinkoff,Evan Dean
SPED 120 Intro to Positive Beh Supports
10875
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
Mercer,Mary E
SPED 140 Human Development
12690
Textbook is required.
2
Soderstrom,Ruth Mary
SPED 225 Assisting People with TBI
12691
No text is required, but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore.
2
Soderstrom,Ruth Mary
SPED 501 Intro To Graduate Studies
11038
Microsoft Word
3
Pedersen,Holly F
SPED 505 Consult & Supervision SPED
10884
Must be admitted to the Graduate School, textbook required
2
Borisinkoff,Evan Dean
SPED 529 DD/ASD Comm. & Asst. Tech.
10948
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
2
Liccini,Hilory A
SPED 550 Special Education Assessment
Online Synchronous
10987
This course is Online Synchronous and requires attendance online at a specific day/time (9:00 AM - 10:45 AM TuTh). Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
2
Westby,Johnna Eileen
SPED 592 Special Topics: Foundations of Deaf and HH
10996
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Pedersen,Holly F
Social Work
SWK 402 N.A. Children & Adolescents
11152
 
3
Yellowbird,Nelrene