Academics

Course Listing

AVAILABLE COURSES

Courses carry the abbreviation of the department. The number of the course indicates the level of the course.

1000 Level: Undergraduate lower level introductory courses.
2000 Level: Undergraduate lower level courses.
3000 Level: Undergraduate upper level courses.
4000 Level: Undergraduate upper level courses.

The following is a list of courses available through Correspondence Study. Please scroll down for the Course Descriptions. All courses carry a three (3) semester hour load, unless otherwise specified.

    • ANTHROPOLOGY
      • XATH-2020 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
      • XDCE-4300 Foundations of D.C.E. Ministry
    • ECONOMICS
      • XECO-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
        Cross-listed with XPSY-4310
    • EDUCATION
      • XEDU-2400 Educational Psychology (Cross-listed with PSY-2400)
      • XEDU-4400 Literature for Children and Adolescents
    • ENGLISH
      • XENG-4400 Literature for Children and Adolescents
        • Cross-listed with EDU-4400
    • HISTORY
      • XHIS-1320 The World Since 1350
      • XHIS-2200 History of the American People
    • MATHEMATICS
      • XMAT-1810 College Algebra and Trigonometry
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE
      • XPOS-1100 American Government and Politics
      • XPOS-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
    • PSYCHOLOGY
      • XPSY-2000 General Psychology
      • XPSY-2400 Educational Psychology
      • XPSY-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
        Cross-listed with XSOC-4310, XECO-4310, and XPOS-4310
      • XPSY-4502 Neuropsychology
    • SOCIOLOGY
      • XSOC-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
        Cross-listed with PSY 4310

      SOCIOLOGY

       

    COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

    ANTHROPOLOGY

    XATH-2020 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 hours)
    A comparative analysis of the way people from various cultures solve problems in living-with special emphasis upon marriage, food production, politics, and gender.

    DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

    XDCE-4300 Foundation of DCE Ministry (3 hours)
    The DCE profession. History and roles of the DCE. Parish and staff relationships explored. Clarifying personal commitment to service in the congregational setting. Bill Cullen

    ECONOMICS 

    XECO-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3 hour)
    Cross-listed with PSY-4310

    EDUCATION

    XEDU-2400 Educational Psychology
    Cognitive, social, moral development of students as they interact in the learning process.  Theories of teaching and learning are examined in terms of pedagogical practice in schools.    Cross-listed with XPSY-2400.  No exams.

    XEDU-4400 Literature for Children and Adolescents (3 hours)
    General survey of literature for children birth through adolescence; criteria for evaluation; trends and issues. Cross-listed with ENG-4400.

    ENGLISH

    XENG-4400 Literature for Children and Adolescents (3 hours)
    Cross-listed with EDU-4400

    HISTORY

    XHIS-1320 The World Since 1350 (3 hours)
    A survey of world history from 1350 to the present with a special emphasis on comparative global history that examines the interaction between western and non-western societies, countries, and cultures.

    XHIS-2200 History of the American People (3 hours)
    An introduction to the social, economic, diplomatic, political, and cultural developments in America from the voyages of exploration to contemporary times. It will also stress historical problems, concepts, movements, and interpretations.

    MATHEMATICS

    XMAT-1810 College Algebra and Trigonometry (3 hours)
    Real and complex numbers, the elementary functions, polynomial, rational, exponential, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and skills needed for calculus. (12 assignments) Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra or MAT-1000.

    POLITICAL SCIENCE

    XPOS-1100 American Government and Politics (3 hours)
    Various components of American constitutional government and political life; its origins, the institutions of the Congress, the executive-presidential branch, and the courts with an emphasis placed on America's Constitutional Christian tradition. The Illinois Constitution.

    XPOS-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)
    Cross-listed with PSY-4310

    PSYCHOLOGY

    XPSY-2000 General Psychology (3 hours)
    Principles of human behavior using a scientific approach to exploring individual differences, personality development, adjustment, emotions, sensory functions and perceptions. Development throughout the lifespan, psychopathology and treatment.

    XPSY-2400 Educational Psychology
    Cognitive, social, moral development of students as they interact in the learning process.  Theories of teaching and learning are examined in terms of pedagogical practice in schools.    Cross-listed with XEDU-2400. No exams.

    XPSY-4310 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)Introduction to statistical techniques and theory in the behavioral sciences.  Emphasis on intuitive approach to theory and practical applications to problems of investigation.  Cross-listed with SOC-4310, ECO-4310, and POS-4310.  Prerequisite:  PSY-2000 General Psychology.  No Exams.

    XPSY-4502 Neuropsychology
    Relationship between physiological functions and human behavior. Emphasis on the nervous system and endocrine system as they relate to sensory provesses, motor behavior, regulating systems and behavior disorders. No exams.

    SOCIOLOGY

    SOC-4310: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences - 3 hours
    Cross-listed with PSY-4310.