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Summer 2014 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 2014 Schedule

 

Course
ClassNbr
Course Requirements
SHs
Instructor
Accounting
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I
8770
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 Cabarle
ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II
8771
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.
3
Carla Cabarle
ACCT 300 Legal Environment of Business
8772
Sophomore status is required. A textbook is required.
3
Dean Allison Frantsvog
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting
8773
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 110 Introduction to Visual Arts
8755
Cable or DSL encouraged. Requires speakers and/or headset and a media player.
3
Andrea Donovan
Business Administration
BADM 301 Fundamentals of Management
8775
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player for PC users or WMP components for QuickTime for Mac users.
3
Diann Elaine Hanson
BADM 303 Human Resource Management
8790
Word and Windows Media Player for PC users or WMP components for QuickTime for Mac users.
3
Andrew M Bertsch
BADM 304 Entrepreneurship/Small Bus Mgm
8781
Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Jeanne M MacDonald
BADM 307 International Business
8786
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
James Ondracek
BADM 321 Marketing
8785
Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Diann Hanson
BADM 416 Operations Management
8787
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer are required.
3
Keith L Witwer
BADM 421 Applied Business Research
9076
Word, Adobe Reader, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer 
3
Mehmet Ali Koseoglu
BADM 427 International Marketing
8798
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer
3
Saeed
BADM 436 Org Behavior Prin & Practices
8788
Word and Adobe Reader
3
Andrew M Bertsch
BADM 465 Strategic Management
8789
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Mehmet Ali Koseoglu
BADM 489 Entrep & New Venture
9077
Word, Excel (2003 or later), PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, headset with microphone, and Windows Media Player
3
Jeanne M MacDonald
BADM 537 Human Resource Mgmt
9078
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), headset with microphone, and web cam. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Gary Ross
BADM 555 International Management
8829
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Saeed
BADM 598 Capstone Experience
Online Synchronous
8783
This course is Online Synchronous which means students have the option to attend at a specific day/time (Tuesday 6:00-10:00 PM CT) or to watch the recorded lectures. Requires access to a video camera. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
James Ondracek
Business Information Technology
BIT 123 Technology-Personal Develop
8782
Word. No textbook required.
2
Deanna Beth Klein
BIT 154 Word Proc & Presentation Sftwr
9075
Word 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 are required. There are two required texts.
3
Jan L Repnow
BIT 220 Management Information Systems
8778
Word, headset with microphone
3
Kristi-Ann L Berg
BIT 318 Business Communication
8777
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Sharon Reynolds
BOTE 127 Information Processing
9074
Office 2013 with Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint. The text from the MSU Bookstore is bundled with SAM software.
3
Jan L Repnow
BOTE 247 Spreadsheet Applications
8779
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 is brand new and should be purchased through the MSU Bookstore where it is bundlged with the Sam access card.
3
Sharon Reynolds
BIT 560 Manage/Integrate IS Function
10527
Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
3
Kristi Berg
Criminal Justice
CJ 201 Intro to Criminal Justice
8764
 
3
Richard Michael Seklecki
CJ 227 Child and Youth Crime Victims
9892
 
3
Richard Michael Seklecki
CJ 322 Criminal Law
8852
 
3
Wojciech Cebulak
CJ 362 Women in the CJ System
Dynamic Session: May 27 - August 1
8763
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, PDF reader, Windows Media Player, and speakers or a headset.
3
Melissa Jolene Spelchen
CJ 365 Law & Society
8843
 
3
Wojciech Cebulak
CJ 491 Senior Seminar
9018
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
8722
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. The media edition of the text must be purchased for the accompanying CD. Adobe Reader, PowerPoint Viewer, and Windows Media Player are required.
3
Aili Marie Smith
COMM 219 Mass Media and Society
9933
Requires a headset with microphone and a webcam. Two textbooks are required.
3
Audra Dawn Myerchin
Computer Science
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Scien
8723
Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7 or 8 are required. Microsoft Office 2010 will work but the instructor will need to be notified. A web cam and headset with microphone are required.
3
Sherie Jean Saltveit
Driver & Traffic Safety Education
DTS 230 Driver & Traffic Safety Ed
8680
 
3
Howard M Theige
DTS 260 Teenage Driving Behavior Probl
8681
No textbook
2
Howard M Theige
DTS 350 Advanced Driving
8682
 
3
Howard M Theige
DTS 450 Organ & Admin of Safety Educat
8683
No textbook
2
Howard M Theige
Economics
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
Dynamic Session: May 27 - July 11
8744
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
Dynamic Session: May 27 - July 11
8745
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
8684
 
2
Jennifer Wallender
ED 260 Educational Psychology
8685
Word
2
Troy Roness  
ED 380 Technology in Teaching
8803
Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required.
2
Warren Steven Gamas
ED 470 Teaching Diverse Learners
8871
Word, Windows Media Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This course will use Wimba tools. Wimba Requirements, http://www.wimba.com/assets/resources/WC_Getting_Ready_Guide.pdf.
2
Thomas Erik Kana
English
ENGL 110 College Composition I
8724
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Sarah Lynn Aleshire
ENGL 120 College Composition II
8725
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
8726
Requires Microsoft Word. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial.
3
Nicole C Thom Arens
ENGL 232 World Mythology
9022
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer
3
Ronald G Fischer
ENGL 238 Children's Literature
8728
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
8729
 
3
Frank K McCahill
Finance
FIN 353 Corporation Finance
8780
Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, calculators, 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
Patricia A Fedje
History
HIST 101 Western Civilization I
8730
 
3
Jonathan F Wagner
HIST 104 US History from 1877
8834
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
8687
Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Linda Rae Pettersen
HMS 151 Stress Management
Cancel
Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Linda Rae Pettersen
HMS 151 Stress Management
Cancel
Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2
Judith Swanson and Linda Haider
HMS 203 Health Care Through Life Span
8689
Textbook is required. PowerPoint or Power Point Viewer.
3
Heidi Jo Peterson
HMS 213 Life Span Growth & Development
8712
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.
3
Amy Roberts
HMS 240 Nutrition
8706
The course requires Word, speakers, video player and an access code to Diet Analysis Plus. Textbook is required.
3
Linda Haider and Judith Swanson
HMS 279 Death & Dying
8691
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Linda Rae Pettersen
HMS 333 Transcultural Health Care
8705
Word, textbook is required.
3
Linda Haider and Judith Swanson
Humanities
HUM 251 Humanities
8731
MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version of Netscape or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore).
3
Eric P Furuseth
HUM 252 Humanities
8732
MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version of Netscape or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore).
3
Eric P Furuseth
Mathematics
MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra
8739
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
8733
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
10236
Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator. Access Code for MyStatLab 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 MyStatLab. This course requires a large weekly time commitment.
4
Kimberly Kay Schwinler
Nursing
NURS 253 Nursing Perspectives
8699
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required.
3
Linda Rae Pettersen
NURS 457 Public Health Prof Nurse I
9889
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
Kelly Patricia Buettner-Schmidt
Philosophy
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
8742
 
3
Stewart E Kelly
PHIL 102 Philosophy of Human Nature
8752
 
3
Stewart E Kelly
PHIL 210 Ethics
8743
 
3
Jason E Southworth
Political Science
POLS 115 American Government
9888
Microsoft Word is required to submit assignments.
3
Larry Wayne Barnett
Psychology
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
8807
 
3
Donald M Burke
PSY 242 Research Methods in Psychology
8817
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
8711
Windows Media Player is required to view videos.
3
Efthalia Esser
PSY 270 Abnormal Psychology
8693
 
3
Donald M Burke
PSY 344 Dynamics of Addiction
8694
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
8695
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
8718
 
3
Harry Hoffman
SOC 210 Introduction to Anthropology
Cancel
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer and Windows Media Player. 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
8753
 
3
Harry Hoffman
Special Education
SPED 110 Intro to Exceptional Children
8808
Textbook is required.
3
Jolynn Webster
SPED 120 Intro to Positive Beh Supports
8696
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 140 Human Development
9003
 
2
Ruth Mary Soderstrom
SPED 225 Assisting People with TBI
9005
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
8870
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 505 Supervision & Consult Sped
8708
Must be admitted to the Graduate School
2
Holly F Pedersen
SPED 510 Intro To Disability Services
Online Synchronous
8819
This course is Online Synchronous which means students must attend at a specific day/time (M 10:00 AM-1:00 PM CT). Web cam with appropriate software and microphone.
3
Greg Sampson
SPED 529 DD/ASD Comm. & Asst. Tech.
8799
Must be admitted to the Graduate School with full status or as non-degree seeking.
2
Jennifer Lynn Hefter
SPED 550 Special Education Assessment
Dynamic Session: May 19 - June 2
9915
 
2
Johnna Eileen Westby
SPED 592 Foundations of DHH Education
10783
Must be admitted to the Graduate School.
2
Holly F Pedersen
Social Work
SWK 402 N.A. Children & Adolescents
Pending Development
9900
 
3
Nelrene R Yellowbird