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  • ECON1000 Survey of American Economy 2
    Description
    ECON 1000 This course is an introduction to the literature and vocabulary that is used in the field of economics. Also covered in the course will be an overview of the organization of the economy of the United States and how it relates to the rest of the world.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1000

  • ECON1100 Microeconomics 3
    Description
    ECON 1100 This course is an introduction to: price mechanisms, supply and demand, resource allocation, analysis of market structures, distribution of income, and business decisions with regard to cost analysis. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1100

  • ECON1200 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    Description
    ECON 1200 This course analyzes the interactions between all segments of the economic system. The course will focus on savings and investment, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, the monetary system, unemployment and inflation, and fiscal policy. Additional topics may include the balance of payments and currency exchange rates determination. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1200

  • HIST1100 History of the United States to 1877 4
    Description
    HIST 1100 This class is a survey of American history from early Native Americans to Reconstruction. It consists of a combination of primary and secondary sources that focus on the major political and social changes of America to 1877. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/06/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1100

  • HIST1200 History of the U.S. from 1877 to the Present 4
    Description
    HIST 1200 This course will survey the major historical events of the United States from 1877 to the present. The text emphasizes political and social developments while the secondary readings provide a closer examination of this period's major themes. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1200

  • HIST1250 Women in America 1490-Present 3
    Description
    HIST 1250 This course is designed to introduce students to the caried experiences of women in America from pre-contact until the present time. It also explores the various ways gender has shaped society in America. Topics covered include women's involvement in and the impact on women of European settlement, slavery, revolution, nation building, reform, industrialization, depression, war and second-wave feminism. Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the racial and ethnic diversity of women in America and how their experiences have changed over time. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1250

  • HIST1300 World History 4
    Description
    HIST 1300 Big History is a new approach to World History that widens the scale of study from a few thousand years to the entire past. Rather than studying World History through the lenses of different cultures, nations, and civilizations, Big History starts 13 billion years ago and attempts to place the human species in the context of the universe. This course begins with the scientific account of the universe's beginnings and then describes the formation of the earth including its flora and fauna. The majority of the course concentrates on the major trends and developments of human societies from the Paleolithic, throughout the agararian, and into the modern era. Prerequisites: College reading level recommended. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,8

    Course Outline: HIST1300

  • HIST1350 World War II 3
    Description
    HIST 1350 This course is a historical introduction to World War II including analysis of such topics as the causes of war and peace; strategy, tactics, and technologies in the major theaters; political and military leadership; and war crimes. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1350

  • HIST1400 American Environmental History 3
    Description
    HIST 1400 This 100% on-line lecture course examines the interaction between humans and the natural world in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present. In addition, heavy emphasis is placed on recent Minnesota environmental history. The course considers such diverse topics as the industrialization and urban growth on the environment, the emergence of ecology and green politics, and creation of the idea of Nature in American culture. Students will be expected to develop a historical understanding of the major themes of modern American environmental history; relationships between human activity and pollution in cities, emergence of reform movements and environmental regulations, relationships between increasing urban growth and increasing environmental concern, and the rise of environmental politics in both local and national settings. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,10

    Course Outline: HIST1400

  • HIST1450 The History of Minnesota 3
    Description
    HIST 1450 This 3 credit history course explores the history of Minnesota from the ice age and early Native Americans to the events of today. Through a combination of three textbooks, internet sites and field trip visits to historical sites students can gain an appreciation of the contributions made by those who came before us in the state we now call Minnesota. Prerequisties: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1450

  • HIST1500 History of Western Civilization 3
    Description
    HIST 1500 This course examines the nature of the Western world and how it has shaped the men and women who are its heirs. Students will understand the role Western civilization has and is playing in the worldwide civilization of the present day. The course focuses on the outstanding institutions, ideas, and creative works that have formed (and expressed) Western civilization, as well as on Western interactions with other civilizations in the past and present. As Shakespeare observed, "What's past is prologue." Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1500

  • HIST1600 America, the Civil War, and the 19th Century 3
    Description
    HIST 1600 This course is designed to introduce students to the varied experiences of Americans, North and South, during the Civil War Era. It explores the causes and outcomes of the Civil War as well as the events of the war itself. This class also examines how gender shaped the war experience and how the war's legacy affected the decades that followed. Topics covered include slavery, the Market Revolution, abolition, succession, Civil War battles, life on the home front, contributions by women and African-Americans, Reconstruction, post-war industrialization, and war commemoration. Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the war from its roots through its aftermath. Meets MnTC Goal 5.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/23/2013 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1600

  • POLS1000 Introduction to Political Science 3
    Description
    POLS 1000 Introduction to Political Science will present a broad introduction to the basic concepts, approaches, and areas of study of political science. Discussion and active debate of key political ideologies: liberalism, conservatism, socialism, communism, fascism, nationalism, feminism, and environmentalism will be central to the course. The class will also delve into the specific political systems and institutions of key members of the international community as well as consider contemporary American political issues. Prerequisites: CPT reading score. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: POLS1000

  • POLS1100 The American Political System 3
    Description
    POLS 1100 This course is a survey of American Government with a focus on political theory and history, the U.S. Constitution, the branches of the federal government, and the concept of civil liberties and rights. Students will be introduced to the party system and political process in the U.S., the impact of public opinion, mass media/Internet, and interest groups. And overview of public policy and state and local government will also be provided. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: POLS1100

  • PSYC1100 General Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1100 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, psychological disorders, social perception and group behavior. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/13/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1100

  • PSYC1105 General Psychology 4
    Description
    PSYC 1105 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like the history of psychology, research methods, perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, social perception and group behavior, and psychological disorders.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 2,5

    Course Outline: PSYC1105

  • PSYC1200 Abnormal Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1200 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of psychopathology. This course discusses diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of patients with mental health disorders and issues impacting mental health professionals. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1200

  • PSYC1300 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1300 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of child development from prenatal through adolescence. It includes topics like perception, learning, intelligence, motivation, developmental disorders, and parenting and peer influence on the developing child. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1300

  • PSYC1350 Lifespan Development 4
    Description
    PSYC 1350 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of development throughout the life span from prenatal through old age, death, dying and bereavement from a developmental perspective. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 7

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,7

    Course Outline: PSYC1350

  • PSYC1400 Adult and Geriatric Psychology 2
    Description
    PSYC 1400 This Adult psychology course is an introduction to adult and geriatric psychology from a lifespan perspective. This course examines topics from a developmental perspective, including sensation and perception, memory, intelligence and social cognition through adulthood. Prerequisite: Concurrent or prior successful completion of PSYC1100. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1400

  • PSYC1450 Death and Dying 2
    Description
    PSYC 1450 This psychology course is an introduction to the concepts and issues surrounding death and dying. It examines these issues from a theoretical perspective with attention to ethical and moral issues from a multicultural perspective and the impact of death, dying and bereavement throughout the lifespan. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1450

  • PSYC1600 Human Sexuality 2
    Description
    PSYC 1600 This psychology course provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the research findings and theories pertaining to human sexuality, and it helps the student apply this information to their personal lives. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2001 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1600

  • SOCY1010 Marriage and the Family 3
    Description
    SOCY 1010 This course embodies a survey of human relationships. This course will examine and explore both the practical side and the sociological side of human relationships. Topics include dealing with love, conflict, sexuality, parenting, relationship violence and gender roles. The focus of the course is to expose students to the cultural diversity of marriage and the family. To give students a fundamental understanding of the sociological perspective on this topic and apply a theoretical/historical perspective. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: SOCY1010

  • SOCY1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
    Description
    SOCY 1110 This course covers the basic concepts and terminology used in sociological studies. Sociology is broadly defined as the study of human social organization and social behavior including its forms and consequences. It will focus on the characteristics of human group life as they relate to the structure of the social environment and its influence on the individual. This course is designed to introduce students to the theories, concepts and areas of inquiry that typically characterize sociological analyses. Students will have the opportunity to examine the ethical/dimensions and issues facing political, social, and personal life as it relates to the topics in Sociology. Students will explore their own citizenship and find ways to apply their ideas and goals to civic learning and service learning through embracing facets of human society and the human condition. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1110

  • SOCY1150 Race and Gender 2
    Description
    SOCY 1150 This course is designed to enable students to obtain a greater understanding of various minority/dominant relations in the United States. Global perspectives will also be addressed. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and Goal 7

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,7

    Course Outline: SOCY1150

  • SOCY1210 Social Issues Changing World 3
    Description
    SOCY 1210 An examination of the many ways in which the United States is interconnected with other societies in a changing world. This changing globalization process and related problems that threaten human well-being are studied from a sociological perspective. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/28/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,8

    Course Outline: SOCY1210

  • SOCY1250 Juvenile Delinquency 2
    Description
    SOCY 1250 A sociological examination of juvenile delinquency and society's response to delinquent youth. The juvenile justice system and the rights and responsibilities of children under law. Major topics include the historical foundations of delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current sociological theories on delinquency, sociological and social psychological causes of delinquency, juvenile justice response to delinquency, and citizen responsibility. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1250

  • SOCY1300 Introduction to Anthropology 3
    Description
    SOCY 1300 Anthropology is the scientific and humanistic study of humankind in all its varieties and of human nature in its universal sense. This course introduces students to the four subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, languages and culture, and physical anthropology. Students will learn to identify and apply anthropological methods of study through a sociological and anthropological approach to humanity. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,10

    Course Outline: SOCY1300

  • SOCY1400 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
    Description
    SOCY 1400 This course will provide an overview of the philosophy of criminal law and deviance, and of the nature and extent of crime in America. The theory, structure, and operation of each of the principle components of the Criminal Justice System (ie. police, courts, and corrections) will be examined in detail. Major topics include the historical foundations of our Criminal Justice System, critique of current sociological theories on crime, analysis of impact of legal and social systems on human behavior, rehabilitation, public safety (including homeland security), and citizen responsibility. We will create a learning environment that takes into account all backgrounds and experiences where we can learn from one another.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1400