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RefNoCourse Catalog NumberCourse TitleInstructorStatusSeatsMeetingCredits
BUSINESS DEPARTMENT
34188BA 281 - -BU - -MEXPLORING CHINA - HISTORY, CULTURE, AND BUSINESSNeuhauser, HongsongOpen12/12By Arrangement2.00

EXPLORING CHINA - HISTORY, CULTURE, AND BUSINESS


2.00 credits. This course introduces students to the history, political, social, and cultural background of societies and businesses in China. The intended audiences of this course are students interested in broadening knowledge of international cultural and business environment while appreciating a versatile learning experience combining classroom lectures and experiential field work. Previous knowledge of Chinese or business background is not necessary to succeed in this course. Signature Learning Experience: Cross-Cultural Experience. *Prerequisite or corequisite: BA 280. Register by Instructor.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning: Cross-Cultural Learning

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Pre-Requisite and Register by Instructor Course

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
34489COM370 - -CM - -MIRELAND IN TEXT AND IMAGEHughes, KatherineOpen15/15By Arrangement2.00

IRELAND IN TEXT AND IMAGE


2.00 credits. This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to study and practice journalistic travel writing and travel photography. The course will take the form of a moving workshop in selected cities across Ireland enabling students to develop a thoughtful mode of response and an observant eye in order to improve their skills of written expression and photography. Students will participate in a variety of activities (e.g. taking day trips to cultural and historical sites and attending films, concerts and sporting events), which will serve as the subject matter for their written and photographic assignments. With the goal of preparing a piece of writing or photography for publication in a local American periodical, students will complete a series of writing and photography assignments based on class outings and personal thematic interests (e.g. food, peoples, history). Reading assignments focused on Ireland and its locales will augment classroom discussion of contemporary travel writers and photographers. NOTE: This is a course in beginning digital photography. Photography will be dealt with as a photojournalistic form and an art form. A basic understanding of how to operate the camera is expected.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
34186ED 341 - -ED - -MELL: LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOMLicona, PeterOpen23/24MTWHF (09:00am-12:00pm) N 1274.00

ELL: LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM


4.00 credits. This course introduces future teachers to the special linguistic and cultural educational needs of English language learners (ELL). Aspects of cross-linguistic and cross-cultural knowledge will be studied as well as methods of instruction that focus on the language needs and background knowledge of the ELL. Theory and practices of current ELL programs will also be examined. Includes 20 hours of field experience (i.e., 2 hours per week for 10 weeks). *Prerequisites: ED 105 or 106, and 150 or 151, and corequisite: ED 341L. Formal acceptance into Education Program required.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
34567ED 341 -L-ED - -MELL: LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY LABLicona, PeterOpen23/24By Arrangement

ELL: LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY LAB


0.00 credit. Lab for ED 341. *Corequisite: ED 341.




Credit Type: Not Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
34192EN 281 - -3CE -C-MCE WRITING AND ANALYZING THE SHORT STORYWaters, JesseOpen20/20MTWHF (09:00am-12:00pm) N 2034.00

CE WRITING AND ANALYZING THE SHORT STORY


4.00 credits. (Creative Expression Core Course) Students will analyze classic short stories using the language and concepts of literary criticism through, discussion, oral presentation, and a major research paper. Emulating classic literary models, they will write original short stories, revising according to detailed critiques by their peers and the instructor. *Prerequisite: Power of Language requirement. *A Guided Writing and Research Course.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Guided Writing and Research

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT
34618ART106 - -3CE -C-MCE CERAMICS IFriedly, MiltonOpen13/14MTWHF (09:00am-12:00pm) ST 1114.00

CE CERAMICS I


4.00 credits. (Creative Expression Core Course) Introduction to ceramic design and history, with emphasis on fundamental construction, decorating, glazing and firing techniques, and operation of the machinery of the medium.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 150.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
34191TH 210 - -5NCH-C-MNCH WORLD CINEMA, WORLD WAR II TO THE 21ST CENTURYSwanson, MichaelOpen17/20MTWHF (01:00pm-04:30pm) ST 2084.00

NCH WORLD CINEMA, WORLD WAR II TO THE 21ST CENTURY


4.00 credits. (Non-Western Cultural Heritage Core Course) This course will examine feature films from countries other than the United States, from 1945 to the present day, so that students can be exposed to unfamiliar film traditions and thus expand their cultural literacy in world cinema; examine the films as artifacts of their respective cultures; learn about the cross-currents of influence between film, popular culture, and history in the post-World War II period; and develop a greater critical aesthetic appreciation of film to apply to their own viewing.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
HISTORY DEPARTMENT
34661HI 370 - -HI - -MPEACEMAKING IN SHANXI: CHINA AND THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHRENKenley, DavidOpen20/20By Arrangement4.00

PEACEMAKING IN SHANXI: CHINA AND THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN


4.00 credits. In this course we will travel for 15 days in China analyzing the physical, social, and economic artifacts of Brethren missionaries in early twentieth-century China. At the same time, we will analyze twentieth-century Chinese revolutions and the practice of peacemaking as seen in local Shanxi history. Students will participate in both lectures as well as site visits. In additional to the work in China, students will participate in several pre-trip assignments as well as post-trip reflections.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
34190INT233 - -5NCH-C-MNCH THE ARAB SPRING (PS 233)Ozkanca, OyaOpen20/20MTWHF (09:00am-12:00pm) N 2284.00

NCH THE ARAB SPRING (PS 233)


4.00 credits. (Non-Western Cultural Heritage Core Course) This course provides an in-depth analysis of the Arab Spring, series of revolutions, protests, rebellions that have been ongoing in the Arab world since 2011. It analyzes the causes behind the uprisings and the path that each continues to take. Situating the Arab Spring in diplomatic history, it explores the political and socio-economic characteristics of the countries to illustrate why the success of democratic transition in the Middle Eastern and North African region vary. *A Guided Writing and Research Course.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Guided Writing and Research

Program Category: (Blended/Hybrid 26-50%)
MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT
34185JA 250 - -ML - -MDISCOVERING CONTEMPORARY JAPAN: 3- WEEK CULTURAL IMMERSION EXPERIENCEBhattacharya, MahuaOpen10/10By Arrangement0.00

DISCOVERING CONTEMPORARY JAPAN: 3- WEEK CULTURAL IMMERSION EXPERIENCE


Variable (0.00 to 2.00) credit(s). A three-week in-depth immersion in Japanese culture, conducted in Japan during the May term of each academic year. Signature Learning Experience: Cross-Cultural Experience. May term only.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning: Cross-Cultural Learning

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES
34490PCS171 - -5NCH-C-MNCH PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES IN SOUTH AFRICA IIRoy, MichaelOpen15/15By Arrangement2.00

NCH PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES IN SOUTH AFRICA II


2.00 credits. (2.00 credits for spring course). (Non-Western Cultural Heritage Core Course) The central goal of this course is to learn about and understand the struggles that South Africa has gone through leading up to institution of apartheid, during the apartheid years, and post-apartheid. You will learn about the different approaches used to try to resolve these conflicts and the positives and negatives associated with them. This 2-credit course will spend 19 days in South Africa. *Prerequisite: PCS 170 (offered in the spring). Signature Learning Experience: Cross-Cultural. Register by Instructor.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY, AND LEGAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT
34187PS 225 - -9HUM-C-MHUM AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IN FILM AND FICTIONMcClellan, E. FletcherOpen20/20MTWHF (09:00am-12:30pm) N 2304.00

HUM AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IN FILM AND FICTION


4.00 credits. (Humanities Core Course) An examination of democratic theory through major films and novels depicting the American political experience from the 1930s to the present. Questions to be explored include whether political elites are accountable to the general public, whether mass control of government is desirable, and how democracies should deal with evil. *A Guided Writing and Research Course.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Guided Writing and Research

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
34189PS 233 - -5NCH-C-MNCH THE ARAB SPRING (INT 233)Ozkanca, OyaOpen20/20MTWHF (09:00am-12:20pm) N 2284.00

NCH THE ARAB SPRING (INT 233)


4.00 credits. (Non-Western Cultural Heritage Core Course) This course provides an in-depth analysis of the Arab Spring, series of revolutions, protests, rebellions that have been ongoing in the Arab world since 2011. It analyzes the causes behind the uprisings and the path that each continues to take. Situating the Arab Spring in diplomatic history, it explores the political and socio-economic characteristics of the countries to illustrate why the success of democratic transition in the Middle Eastern and North African region vary. *A Guided Writing and Research Course.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Guided Writing and Research

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
RELIGIOUS STUDIES DEPARTMENT
34474REL170 - -RE - -MSOCIAL CONSCIENCE AND ACTION AS VOCATIONNewton, RichardOpen18/20MTWHF (01:30pm-04:30pm) N 2014.00

SOCIAL CONSCIENCE AND ACTION AS VOCATION


4.00 credits. The motto of Elizabethtown College - "educate for service" - has a history and future. This course examines the role of the Church of the Brethren in the creation of this legacy. Students will encounter persons, places, and social needs that have tested this tradition. In so doing, each student will consider their own sense of explore purposeful life work as a contribution to the school's ongoing story.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
34662REL370 - -RE - -MPEACEMAKING IN SHANXI: CHINA AND THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHRENKenley, DavidOpen20/20By Arrangement4.00

PEACEMAKING IN SHANXI: CHINA AND THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN


4.00 credits. In this course we will travel for 15 days in China analyzing the physical, social, and economic artifacts of Brethren missionaries in early twentieth-century China. At the same time, we will analyze twentieth-century Chinese revolutions and the practice of peacemaking as seen in local Shanxi history. Students will participate in both lectures as well as site visits. In additional to the work in China, students will participate in several pre-trip assignments as well as post-trip reflections.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning:

Additional Fees: 0.00

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)
SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT
34193AN 362 - -SO - -MARCHEOLOGY FIELD SCHOOLWheelersburg, RobertOpen15/15By Arrangement4.00

ARCHEOLOGY FIELD SCHOOL


Variable (2.00 to 6.00) credits. Field instruction in excavating techniques, record keeping, mapping, artifact identification, processing, cataloging and classification. Sites vary but focus on historical sites in Pennsylvania. Signature Learning Experience: Field Placement.




Credit Type: Letter Graded

Signature Learning: Internship and Field

Additional Fees: 100.00

Course Reminder:

Program Category: (Ground 0-25%)