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  • ENGL1570 The Literature of Nature
    Description
    ENGL 1570 The Literature of Nature focuses on the understanding and analysis of humanity's relationship to its environment, as revealed through particular genres, such as the short story, essay, diary, and poetry. We will review the major texts in the literature of nature and look at the ethical and philosophical relationship between humans and nature over the centuries, focusing primarily on North America. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: ENGL1570

  • HIST1550 America in the Vietnam Era 3
    Description
    HIST 1550 Historical introduction to the Vietnam War and the dramatic social, economic, cultural and political transformations of the Vietnam era. Includes the French Conquest, rise of nationalism, WWII and Cold War containment, secret CIA operations, civil rights movement, Environmental movement, Black Power, counterculture, political murder, anti-war movement, Watergate, Pentagon/VA transgressions, normalizations.

    Credits: 3

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

    MNTC Goals: 7,9

    Course Outline: HIST1550

  • PHIL1100 Ethics 3
    Description
    PHIL 1100 This course is an introduction to the study of ethics. Students will read, discuss, and write about texts from Classical and World philosophy. Emphasis will be placed on the process of criticism and the practical value of the ideas explored. Meets MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 9

    Course Outline: PHIL1100

  • PHIL1300 Introduction to Philosphy 3
    Description
    PHIL 1300 This course is an introduction to the traditional problems of philosphy. Students will discuss and criticize texts written by philosophers from a variety of periods and cultures. Emphasis will be placed on the practical value of the ideas explored. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: PHIL1300

  • PHIL1350 Medical Ethics 3
    Description
    PHIL 1350 This course introduces students to basic issues in medical ethics. Emphasis will be placed on the process of considering ethical theory, ethical principles, laws, and professional codes of onduct in the analysis of specific cases from the field. This course will be of special interest to students in nursing and dental programs, though students in any program will find the study of medical ethics worthwhile. Suggested Accuplacer reading cut score over 78 and completion of ENGL 1150: Composition I. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits: 3

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

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: PHIL1350

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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