ANTH 494 Northwest Native Nations
A survey of indigenous peoples of Northwestern North America, including the Northwest Coast, the Columbia-Fraser Plateau and the Great Basin. Emphasis on adaptation to particular environments and interactions with other cultures in both pre- and post-contact periods.
BI 370 Humans and the Environment
The study of how humans interact with their environment and the effect of the environment on human society. Topics include climate change, biodiversity, human population growth, environmental health, pollution, toxicology, agriculture, and forest management.
WR 401 Writing Across Media
Experience with principles of media theory and media genre conventions that affect the display of digital writing.
LIT 382 Cultural Trauma & Memory
This course examines how cultural traumas are memorialized in literary and aesthetic texts. We will read key theoretical texts on trauma and memory from various academic disciplines.
CS 340 Computer Ethics
Acquaints students with the contemporary or possible future moral problems that might arise due to computerization. Gives students a deeper understanding of the nature of morality or the nature of society. Helps students understand the relationship between deep human needs, socioeconomic institutions and technology.
(CRN 21443 and CRN 21654)
ED 466 Technology in Inclusive Early Childhood and Elementary Environments
This course is designed to explore trends, issues and tools related to the use of technology with young children from birth-8 years of all abilities in inclusive settings. Students will gain experience identifying, evaluating and using a variety of technologies that are appropriate for use with young children and their families.
GEOG 480 Nature in the American West
Examines historical and contemporary importance of nature, as concept and physical reality, to the economies, cultures and politics of the American West. Specific topics and areas of focus will vary each term.
ES 324 Living with Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Course explores the impact of earthquakes and volcanoes on humans and the environment throughout history. Study the mechanisms that cause earthquakes and volcanoes, threats to people, infrastructure, and natural resources in the western United States, and how technologic advances can be used to mitigate hazards and reduce risk.
COM 430 Social Media & Culture
Examines the history, theory, technology and uses of social media. Focus on the relationship between technical affordance of a technology and the social norms of a user community in order to better understand the complexities of engaging with emerging technologies.
GS 325 Learning Science through Scientific Practice
Introduces students to learning science through scientific practices of scientific inquiry and engineering design, and the connection of science and technology to everyday lives.
(CRN 20187 and CRN 20802)