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Survey of Fall 2017 Course Offerings

Survey of Fall 2017 Course Offerings

This is not an exhaustive list or endorsement of any particular course. Check the Schedule of Classes in SIS and search by subject code for a full list of available courses in each department. Review course descriptions for more detailed information and prerequisites. Those marked with an asterisk (*) denote courses that have prerequisistes and/or co-requisites.

Accounting (ACCT)

  • ACCT 101 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 102 – Management Accounting*
  • ACCT 203 – Survey of Accounting
  • ACCT 207 – Excel Applications and Modeling*

Anthropology (ANTH)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • ANTH 102 – Being Human: An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 103 – Introduction to Human Evolution
  • ANTH 107 – Archaeology: An Introduction
  • ANTH 215 – Health, Culture, and Disease: An Introduction to Medical Anthropology

Arabic (ARAB)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • ARAB 101 – Beginning Arabic I
  • ARAB 201 – Intermediate Arabic I*
  • ARAB 301 – Advanced Arabic I*

ARAB 102 and 202 are offered in the spring.

Art History (ARTH)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • ARTH 101 – Art History I: Pyramids to Pagodas
    • Offered fall only.
  • ARTH 203 – The Arts of Asia
  • ARTH 284 – History of Photography

Art Studio and Art Education (ARTS)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • ARTS 101 – Design and Color I
  • ARTS 106 – Creative Drawing I
  • ARTS 201 – Design and Color II*
  • ARTS 206 – Creative Drawing II*
  • ARTS 210 – Enameling and Jewelry I
  • ARTS 212 – Weaving, Fibers, and Textiles I
  • ARTS 214 – Ceramics I
  • ARTS 216 – Painting I
  • ARTS 220 – Photography Studio I
  • ARTS 295 – Introduction to Art Education*
    • Offered fall only.

Astronomy (ASTR)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • ASTR 201 – The Sun and its Planets
    • Not available for credit to astronomy majors.
  • ASTR 206 – Life in the Universe
  • ASTR 221 – Stars and Planets*

Bioethics (BETH)

  • BETH 210 – Perspectives on Health: Introduction to Medical Humanities and Social Medicine
  • BETH 271 – Bioethics: Dilemmas
    • Cross-listed as PHIL 271.

Biology (BIOL)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • BIOL 114 – Principles of Biology
    • Offered fall only. Does not count toward biology major.
  • BIOL 116 – Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I*
    • Not recommended for first-year students other than those pursuing a nursing major.
  • BIOL 214 – Genes, Evolution, and Ecology*
  • BIOL 214L – Genes, Evolution, and Ecology Lab*
  • BIOL 215 – Cells and Proteins*
  • BIOL 215L – Cells and Proteins Lab*
  • BIOL 216 – Development and Physiology*
  • BIOL 216L – Development and Physiology Lab*

Biomedical Engineering (EBME)

  • EBME 105 – Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
    • Offered fall only. 

Chemical Engineering (ECHE)

  • ECHE 151 – Introduction to Chemical Engineering at Case
  • ECHE 260 – Introduction to Chemical Systems*

Chemistry (CHEM)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • CHEM 105 – Principles of Chemistry I
    • Offered fall only.
  • CHEM 106 – Principles of Chemistry II*
  • CHEM 111 – Principles of Chemistry for Engineers
  • CHEM 113 – Principles of Chemistry Lab*
  • CHEM 121 – Concepts for a Molecular View of Biology II
  • CHEM 223 – Introductory Organic Chemistry I*
  • CHEM 224 – Introductory Organic Chemistry II*
  • CHEM 233 – Introductory Organic Chemistry Lab I*
  • CHEM 234 – Introductory Organic Chemistry Lab II*
  • CHEM 290 – Chemical Laboratory Methods for Engineers*

Chinese (CHIN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • CHIN 101 – Elementary Chinese I
    • Offered fall only.
  • CHIN 201 – Intermediate Chinese I*
    • Offered fall only.
  • CHIN 253 – Introducing Chinese Religions
    • Cross-listed as ETHS 153.
  • CHIN 301 – Advanced Chinese I*
    • Offered fall only.

CHIN 102, 202, and 302 are offered in the spring.

Civil Engineering (ECIV)

  • ECIV 160 – Surveying and Computer Graphics
    • Offered fall only.
  • ECIV 211 – Civil Engineering Materials

Classics (CLSC)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • CLSC 220 – Art and Literature in the Classical Tradition, Part I: Renaissance and Baroque (14th to 17th centuries)*
    • Cross-listed as WLIT 220.
  • CLSC 231 – Athens to Alexandria: The World of Ancient Greece
    • Cross-listed as HSTY 231.

Cognitive Science (COGS)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • COGS 101 – Introduction to Cognitive Science I
  • COGS 201 – Human Cognition in Evolution and Development
  • COGS 205 – Cognition and Design
    • Instructor consent required.
  • COGS 206 – Theory of Cognitive Linguistics I*

Communication Sciences (COSI)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • COSI 101 – Introduction to Health Communication
  • COSI 109 – Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • COSI 211 – Phonetics and Phonology

Dance (DANC)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

NOTE: Some students may be encouraged to take 200-level modern upon advisement of the chair, and in some instances the 300-level ballet, again upon advisement.

  • DANC 103 – First-Year Modern Dance Techniques I
  • DANC 104 – First-Year Modern Dance Technique II
  • DANC 121 – Dance in Culture: Ethnic Forms
  • DANC 160 – Introduction to Ballet Technique I
  • DANC 203 – Second-year Modern Dance Techniques I*
  • DANC 260 – Second-year Ballet Technique I

Data Science and Analytics (DSCI)

  • DSCI 351 – Exploratory Data Science
    • Instructor consent required.
  • DSCI 352 – Applied Data Science Research
    • Instructor consent required.

Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (EEPS)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • EEPS 110 – Physical Geology
    • Offered fall only.
  • EEPS 117 – Weather and Climate
    • Offered fall only.
  • EEPS 119 – Geology Laboratory*
    • Offered fall only.
  • EEPS 303 – Environmental Law
    • Cross-listed as ESTD 303.

Economics (ECON)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • ECON 102 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 103 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 307 – Intermediate Macro Theory*
  • ECON 308 – Intermediate Micro Theory*
  • ECON 346 – Economic Perspectives

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

  • EECS 132 – Introduction to Programming in Java
  • EECS 233 – Introductory Data Structures*
  • EECS 246 – Signals and Systems*
  • EECS 275 – Fundamentals of Robotics*
  • EECS 281 – Logic Design and Computer Organization*
  • EECS 302* – Discrete Mathematics
    • Cross-listed as MATH 304.

Engineering (ENGR)

  • ENGR 131 – Elementary Computer Programming
  • ENGR 145 – Chemistry of Materials*
  • ENGR 200 – Statics and Strength of Materials*
  • ENGR 210 – Introduction to Circuits and Instrumentation*
  • ENGR 225 – Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer*

English (ENGL)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

NOTE: Students interested in additional individual writing support should consider ENGL 180.

  • ENGL 200 – Literature in English
  • ENGL 203 – Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENGL 204 – Introduction to Journalism
  • ENGL 213 – Introduction to Fiction Writing
  • ENGL 214 – Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 217A – Business and Professional Writing*

Environmental Studies (ESTD)

  • ESTD 303 – Environmental Law
    • Cross-listed as EEPS 303.

Ethnic Studies (ETHS)

  • ETHS 153 – Introducing Chinese Religions
    • Cross-listed as CHIN 253.
  • ETHS 251A – Oral Performances and Ethnic Identities
  • ETHS 280 – History of Modern Mexico
    • Cross-listed as HSTY 280.

French (FRCH)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • FRCH 101 – Elementary French I
  • FRCH 102 – Elementary French II*
  • FRCH 201 – Intermediate French I*
  • FRCH 202 – Intermediate French II*
  • FRCH 310 – Advanced Composition and Reading*
    • Offered fall only.
  • FRCH 314 – Translation Techniques*
  • FRCH 319 – Modern France*

German (GRMN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • GRMN 101 – Elementary German I
  • GRMN 102 – Elementary German II*
  • GRMN 201 – Intermediate German I*
  • GRMN 313 – Introduction to German Literature*

Greek (GREK)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • GREK 102 – Elementary Greek II*
  • GREK 370 – Greek Prose Composition*

Hebrew (HBRW)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • HBRW 101 – Elementary Modern Hebrew I
    • Offered fall only.
  • HBRW 102 – Elementary Modern Hebrew II*

History (HSTY)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • HSTY 103 – Introduction to Medieval History, 500-1500
  • HSTY 104 – Early Modern Europe
  • HSTY 107 – Introduction to the History of the Ancient Near East
  • HSTY 108 – Introduction to Early American History
  • HSTY 110 – Introduction to U.S. History for International Students
  • HSTY 113 – Introduction to Modern World History
  • HSTY 126 – Fashion and Power: The Politics of Dress in American History
  • HSTY 157 – Women's Histories in South Asia
  • HSTY 204 – History of the Nonprofit Sector
  • HSTY 243 – The Age of Prozac: Social and Cultural Aspects of Depression
  • HSTY 257 – Immigrants in America
  • HSTY 258 – History of Southern Africa
  • HSTY 280 – History of Modern Mexico
  • HSTY 289 – Reform, Revolution, Republics: China 1895 to Present

Italian (ITAL)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • ITAL 101 – Elementary Italian I
    • Offered fall only.
  • ITAL 201 – Review and Progress in Italian*
    • Offered fall only.

ITAL 102 and 202 are offered in the spring.

Japanese (JAPN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • JAPN 101 – Elementary Japanese I
  • JAPN 102 – Elementary Japanese II
  • JAPN 201 – Intermediate Japanese I*
  • JAPN 202 – Intermediate Japanese II
  • JAPN 225 – Japanese Popular Culture
  • JAPN 301 – Advanced Japanese I*
    • Offered fall only.

Judaic Studies (JDST)

  • JDST 228 – The Jewish Image in Popular Film

Latin (LATN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • LATN 101 – Elementary Latin I
    • Offered fall only.
  • LATN 201 – Latin Prose Authors*
    • Offered fall only.

Macromolecular and Polymer Science (EMAC)

  • EMAC 125 – Freshman Research in Polymers*
    • Instructor permission required. Graded P/NP. For more information contact Professor Schiraldi at das44@case.edu.

Management (MGMT)

  • MGMT 201 – Contemporary Business and Communication

Materials Science and Engineering (EMSE)

  • EMSE 110 – Transitioning Ideas into Reality I: Materials in Service of Industry and Society
  • EMSE 125 – Freshman Research in Material Science and Engineering*
    • Limited to first-year students. Instructor permission required. For more information, contact Professor John Lewandowski at jjl3@case.edu.

Mathematics (MATH)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences/Quantitative Reasoning)

NOTE:

  1. Registration for mathematics courses is based upon credit earned through AP, IB, or transfer credit and the score on the CWRU math diagnostic. The math diagnostic assesses preparation and skill levels in pre-calculus material.
  2. Students who took calculus in high school may take the mathematics proficiency examination during new student orientation unless they receive credit as a result of transfer credit or an appropriate score on one of the AP or IB exams in calculus. Students who pass the proficiency examination for MATH 121, 122, or both may enroll in a more advanced course during the first week of classes.
  • MATH 120 – Elementary Functions and Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 121 – Calculus for Science and Engineering I*
  • MATH 122 – Calculus for Science and Engineering II*
  • MATH 124 – Calculus II (enhanced)*
    • Offered fall only. Enrollment by invitation only.
  • MATH 125 – Mathematics and Calculus Applications for Life, Managerial & Social Sciences I*
  • MATH 126 – Mathematics and Calculus Applications for Life, Managerial & Social Sciences II*
  • MATH 201 – Introduction to Linear Algebra*
  • MATH 223 – Calculus for Science and Engineering III*
  • MATH 224 – Elementary Differential Equations*
  • MATH 227 – Calculus III (enhanced)*
    • Enrollment by invitation only.
  • MATH 301 – Undergraduate Reading Course
    • Instructor consent required.
  • MATH 305 – Introduction to Advanced Mathematics*
  • MATH 308 – Introduction to Abstract Algebra*

Music – Applied Music (MUAP)

  • MUAP 121 – Principal Performance Area I*
    • Department consent required. Limited to music and music education majors. 
  • MUAP 131 – Secondary Performance Area I*
  • Department consent required. Contact music@case.edu for information about fees and registration.

Music – Dalcroze/Eurhythmics (MUDE)

  • MUDE 101 – Eurhythmics I*
    • Department consent required.
  • MUDE 102 – Eurhythmics II*
    • Department consent required.

Music – Ensembles (MUEN)

The following ensembles are open to all university students. Students desiring to participate must obtain consent of director after audition and may add the course during the first week of classes. There is no fee for participation in any organization except in the case of a part-time student enrolled for credit. Learn more at music.case.edu/ensembles.

  • MUEN 324 – Case Percussion Ensemble*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 365 – Case Chamber Music*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 370 – Popular Music Ensemble*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 373 – Jazz Ensemble I*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 374 – Jazz Ensemble II*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 382 – Case Concert Choir*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 383 – Symphonic Winds*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 384 – Spartan Marching Band
  • MUEN 385 – Case/University Circle Orchestra*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 386 – Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 388 – University Chorale
    • No audition required.
  • MUEN 389 – Keyboard Ensembles*
    • Music-piano majors only.
  • MUEN 393 – Baroque Chamber Ensembles*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 396 – Early Music Singers*
    • Audition required.
  • MUEN 397 – Baroque Orchestra*
    • Audition required.

Music – General (MUGN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • MUGN 201 – Introduction to Music: The Listening Experience I
  • MUGN 212 – History of Rock and Roll
  • MUGN 308 – Digital Music: Composition and Production

Music – Theory (MUTH)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • MUTH 003 – Pre-conservatory Theory
    • Credit not applicable toward fulfillment of degree requirements in music major. Permit required.
  • MUTH 101 – Harmony - Keyboard I*
    • Open only to music majors. Taken concurrently with MUTH 105.
  • MUTH 102 – Harmony - Keyboard II*
    • Open only to music majors. Taken concurrently with MUTH 106.
  • MUTH 103 – Theory I
    • Not open to music majors.
  • MUTH 104 – Theory II*
    • Not open to music majors.
  • MUTH 105 – Sightsinging – Eartraining I*
    • Open only to music majors.
  • MUTH 106 – Sightsinging – Eartraining II*
    • Open only to music majors.
  • MUTH 107 – Theory for Music Majors*
    • Offered fall only.

Nursing (NURS)

  • NURS 110 – Foundations of the Discipline*
  • NURS 111 – Foundations of the Practice*

Nutrition (NTRN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • NTRN 201 – Nutrition

Operations Research (OPRE)

  • OPRE 207 – Statistics for Business and Management Science I*

Origins Science (ORIG)

  • ORIG 101 – Origins Prologue: Life, the Universe, and Everything
  • ORIG 202 – Origins II: Life in all its Diversity*

Philosophy (PHIL)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • PHIL 101 – Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 201 – Introduction to Logic
    • Offered fall only.
  • PHIL 203 – Revolutions in Science
  • PHIL 301 – Ancient Philosophy
    • Cross-listed as CLSC 301.
  • PHIL 313 – Philosophy of Mathematics
  • PHIL 322 – The Science of Happiness
  • PHIL 325 – Philosophy of Feminism*
    • Cross-listed as WGST 325.

Physics (PHYS)
(General Education Requirement Category = Natural & Mathematical Sciences)

  • PHYS 113A – Principles of Physics Laboratory – Mechanics
    • Instructor consent required.
  • PHYS 113B – Principles of Physics Laboratory – Electricity and Magnetism
    • Instructor consent required.
  • PHYS 115 – Introductory Physics I
    • Offered fall only.
  • PHYS 121 – General Physics I – Mechanics*
  • PHYS 122 – General Physics II – Electricity and Magnetism*
  • PHYS 123 – Physics and Frontiers I – Mechanics*
    • Enrollment by invitation only. Offered fall only.
  • PHYS 166 – Physics Today and Tomorrow*
    • Instructor consent required.

Political Science (POSC)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • POSC 109 – The U.S. Political System
  • POSC 160 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POSC 172 – Introduction to International Relations
  • POSC 300-level
    • First-Year students may enroll in any 300-level POSC course not listed as a Departmental Seminar.

Psychology (PSCL)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • PSCL 101 – General Psychology I
  • PSCL 230 – Child Psychology
  • PSCL 282 – Quantitative Methods in Psychology
    • Not available for credit to students who have completed STAT 201 or ANTH 319. 
  • PSCL 300-level
    • Students with credit for PSCL 101 may explore 300-level PSCL courses.

Religious Studies (RLGN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • RLGN 153 – Introducing Chinese Religions
    • Cross-listed as ETHS 153 and CHIN 253.
  • RLGN 155 – Introducing Jainism
  • RLGN 201 – Interpreting Religion: Approaches and Current Issues
  • RLGN 229 – Asian Christianity: Historical Perspective
  • RLGN 234 – The Ramayana: The Great Indian Epic

Russian (RUSN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • RUSN 101 – Elementary Russian I
    • Offered fall only.
  • RUSN 201 – Intermediate Russian I*
    • Offered fall only.

RUSN 102 and 202 are offered in the spring.

Sociology (SOCI)
(General Education Requirement Category = Social Sciences)

  • SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 113 – Critical Problems in Modern Society
  • SOCI 202 – Race & Ethnic Minorities in the U.S.
  • SOCI 204 – Criminology
    • Offered fall only.
  • SOCI 208 – Dating, Marriage, and Family

Spanish (SPAN)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • SPAN 101 – Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN 102 – Elementary Spanish II*
  • SPAN 201 – Intermediate Spanish I*
  • SPAN 202 – Intermediate Spanish II*
  • SPAN 310 – Advanced Composition and Reading*
  • SPAN 311 – Advanced Spanish Conversation*
  • SPAN 315 – Latin American Cultural Conflicts*
  • SPAN 320 – Introduction to Readings in Spanish Literature*
    • Offered fall only.

Statistics (STAT)
General Education Requirement Category = Naturals & Mathematical Sciences/Quantitative Reasoning)

  • STAT 201/201R – Basic Statistics for the Social and Life Sciences I [Using R Programming (201R)]
    • Not available for credit to those who have completed ANTH 319 or PSCL 282.
  • STAT 243* – Statistical Theory with Application I
    • Offered fall only.

Theater (THTR)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

Auditions for theater productions will be held at the beginning of the fall semester. Questions regarding preparation for auditions should be directed to the theater department at 216.368.4868. Learn more at theater.case.edu.

  • THTR 100 – Introduction to Acting
  • THTR 102 – Acting I for Majors
  • THTR 105 – Introduction to Stagecraft
  • THTR 110 – Introduction to Theater
  • THTR 185 – Theater Practicum

Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • WGST 257 – Women’s Histories in Southeast Asia
    • Cross-listed as HSTY 157.
  • WGST 318 – History of Black Women in the U.S.
    • Cross-listed as ETHS 318 and HSTY 318.
  • WGST 325 – Philosophy of Feminism*
    • Cross-listed as PHIL 325.

World Literature (WLIT)
(General Education Requirement Category = Arts/Humanities)

  • WLIT 211 – World Literature I
  • WLIT 220 – Art and Literature in the Classical Tradition, Pt 1: Renaissance and Baroque
    • Cross-listed as CLSC 220.
  • WLIT 225 – Japanese Popular Culture
    • Cross-listed as JAPN 225.
  • WLIT 241 – Latin Prose Authors
  • WLIT 324 – The Sublime and Grotesque in Art and Literature
    • Cross-listed as CLSC 324.