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Intensive study of a literary topic, author or theme. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered.
(on demand) A multi-disciplinary course in which basic ecological principles are developed and used to show human impact on natural ecosystems. Topics include endangered species, impact of population growth, land use and management problems, and food production and demands.
(on demand) A study of the physical environment as it relates to human activities. The emphasis is on the distribution and interaction of environmental variables (weather, land forms, vegetation, soils, and climate).
This course will provide a systematic analysis of the physical, demographic, economic, and cultural characteristics of the Appalachian landscape, with emphasis on the great diversity within the region.
(F, S) An introduction to the physical sciences: physics, chemistry, and earth sciences. Completion of the core math course is strongly advised before enrollment.
(F, S) Optional laboratory to accompany GNSC 105 which is a pre- or co-requisite to this lab. No credit will be given for this course without simultaneous or prior completion of GNSC 105.
(on demand) Supervised field experience at an approved health care site. Students will gain experience about the operation of such facilities. A daily journal is required as well as an end-of-term reflection paper on how the intern experience has influenced the student's career plans. The course will be taken on a credit/fail basis only.
(S) A lecture/discussion of selected topics of interest, lead by faculty members of the Department of Natural Sciences, invited speakers, and student participants. May be repeated once; a student can earn a maximum of two credit hours through this course. All natural science majors must take this course at least once. Prerequisite: Natural science major with junior or senior standing, or permission of the instructor.
Enrichment and updating elementary and middle grade teachers on selected topics in astronomy, physical science and modern physics. Selected science journal off-prints will be reviewed. The course will include several lecture demonstrations and hands-on experience with laboratory equipment.
A course for middle school and elementary teachers presenting earth science concepts outlined in Kentucky's Program of Studies.
This course for elementary school teachers presents an integrated approach to scientific instruction using fictional children's literature and laboratory activities as its foundations. Students will study the life cycle of organisms, using terraria and aquaria to model habitats and ecosystems.
A course for primary/intermediate teachers of science presenting physical science concepts outlined in Kentucky's Program of Studies and Core Content for Assessment.
A theory which professional geologists once scoffed at has revolutionized earth science in the last decades. In this combination lecture/laboratory course, students will construct models and analyze actual data to reconstruct the historical development of this important theory.
(F, S) A study of Classical and Koine Greek to prepare students for advanced study of Greek philosophy, New Testament, and early Christian theology.
(F, S) A study of Classical and Koine Greek to prepare students for advaced study of Greek philosophy, New Testament, and early Christian theology.
(F, S) A study of basic principles of word formation and grammar in Greek and Latin. Each course may be taken concurrently with GREK 111 or 112, or separately.
(F, S) A study of basic principles of word formation and grammar in Greek and Latin. Each course may be taken as with GREK 111 or 112, or separately.
(F) A continuation of Greek 112 designed to review grammar through translations of primary texts. Prerequisite: GREK 112.
(F, S) A reading and translation course which may be taken with GREK 211 or separately.
(S) Translation of classical and Hellenistic Greek texts. Prerequisite: GREK 211.
A course designed to introduce students to Graduate Study at Union College. Students will complete entrance writing exercise and receive training in MyUnion, webmail and Chalk & Wire electronic portfolio.
A course designed to introduce students to Psychology Graduate Study at Union College. Students will complete entrance writing exercise and receive training in MyUnion and webmail.
(on demand) A study of biblical Hebrew to prepare students for advanced study of the Hebrew Bible.
(F, S) A study of the great civilizations of the ancient world designed to introduce students to the study of history and the historical study of religion. The course focuses on the origins and foundations of the first great civilizations, with special attention to the function of religion in the maintenance of civilization.The Fertile Crescent and eastern Mediterranean are the central focus, with particular attention given to Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece. Other ancient civilizations studied may include those of China, India, and Rome. An overarching topic central to the course is the transition from polytheism to monotheism in the mid-1st millenium BCE, a period commonly referred to as the Axial Age. Fall offerings of the course are for incoming freshmen only. Co-requisite: ENGL 100 or 101. Transfer students wanting to take an introductory level, non-U.S. history course in the fall semester are advised to take HIST 211.