SPRING 2017
General Education Courses

If you are a returning student who has a valid Royal User Login (MyEMU, Moodle, Gmail) then you will register (Spring 2017 registration opens Monday, November 7) using this method by selecting the Returning Student link.(Instructions)

If you have never taken a course with EMU and do not have login credentials you must select the New Student Link. If a course is full you will be added to the wait list. If you receive a message that you have not met a prerequisite for a course please contact .

Online & Blended

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ART 321: Survey of Western Art (Online)
Instructor: Hillary Nelson
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3 in Fine Art
Course Description: A survey approach to the history and appreciation of Western art that examines the ways in which religious, social, political and philosophical concepts have been expressed in art. As a Writing Intensive course, special emphasis will be put on good writing practice. All written work will be evaluated according to the EMU Writing Standards Rubric.

BIOL 161: Food and Population (Online)
Instructor: TBA
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3 in Cross Cultural
Course description: An examination of the biological and demographic aspects of the world food and population problems, including economic, political, ethical and theological contributions to the problems and solutions. Current international events that shape global food and population problems will also be addressed.
Required Textbooks: Omnivore’s Dilemma , Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World – any edition, Can We Feed the World? The Future of Food

CMUS 114: Appreciating Music Making (Online)
Instructor: Ryan Keebaugh
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3 in Fine Art
Course description: Course description: Focusing on experiential learning, this class introduces music from the insider’s perspective in order for students to explore creative processes involved in music making. Class content is organized topically, including notation systems, ensembles, composition, improvisation, music philosophies, film music, and music and worship from both Western and non-Western perspectives. Students will develop informed listening skills and cultivate an appreciation for the many contexts of music in our daily lives. Familiarity with music notation is not required.
Required Textbooks: What to Listen for in Music and Thinking Musically: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. 3rd ed.

HIST 352: History of Women (Blended)LANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY
Instructor: Sheri Wenger
Dates: January 12 – April 20
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Credits: 3 in History
Course description: Our understanding of American history is more complete when we consider it through women’s experiences. This course moves through the chronology of American history to study how women from various social classes and ethnic groups have contributed to the economic, political, social, and intellectual development of this nation.
Required Textbook: None

NRS 345 L: Health Assessment (Online)
Instructor: Andrea Petrokonis
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Course description: The purpose of this online course is to provide students with knowledge and skills in history taking and physical examination of healthy individuals. The information and skills that you will learn are required of a nursing baccalaureate curriculum.
Required Textbook: Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking

NRS 345 M: Health Assessment (Blended) LANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY
Instructor: Priscilla Simmons
Dates: January 12 – April 20
Time: 5:00pm- 8:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Credits: 3
Course description: This blended course is offered on the Lancaster Campus. It offers students the opportunity to interact in-person with the professor during presentations that feature helpful diagrams and photos of normal findings along with valuable descriptions of common pathophysiology. Challenging assessment techniques are demonstrated and students have opportunities for supervised practice. This course requires seven on-campus class sessions, one optional on-campus practice session and an on-campus mastery demonstration.
Required Textbook: Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking

THR 320: Theatre & Justice (Online)
Instructor: Marion Wood O’Sullivan
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3 in Creative Arts
Course description: Theatre is one of many powerful tools used to address injustice in the world. In this course, students will research and analyze various theatre artists, dramatic literature, productions and theorists that use theatre as their medium for change in the world. Particular emphasis will be on identifying the actors and the stage that comprise the theatre of social and other online communities.
Required Textbook: Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response, Jan Cohen-Cruz

MATH 140: Elementary Statistics (Online)
Instructor: Daniel Showalter
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 3 in Mathematics
Course description: This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to understanding research. Topics include correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. The spreadsheet program Excel is required and will be introduced and used throughout the course.
Textbook Provided: Introduction to Statistics: The Online E-Book

WRIT 150: Speech-Exploring Voice in Vocation (Online)
Instructor: Adam Jenkins
Dates: January 9 – April 21
Time: NA
Location: Online
Credits: 2 in Speech
Course description: This course will build on the skills developed in College Writing for Transitions; particularly quality of thought, organization of ideas, and rhetorical strategies. Although it is a course that provides foundational skills transferrable to all disciplines, we will explore voice in vocation through the lens of our major disciplines. The speech assignments in this course, then, will provide opportunities for you to explore your calling, while also helping you develop the skills for effective, audience-oriented communication. The online version of this course requires students to demonstrate digital competency and be capable of submitting videos of speeches given in front of a live audience. Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
E Textbook provided: The Public Speaking Project

Traditional Classroom

ART 141 Drawing LANCASTER ONLYLANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY
Instructor: Peter Mollenkof
Dates: January 11 – April 19
Time: 1:30pm– 4:30pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Credits: 3 in Fine Arts
Course description: This course is designed to develop confidence in drawing and build basic drawing and perceptual skills. A variety of drawing media, techniques and conceptual approaches will be used.
Textbook Required: None
Lab Fee: $35

MATH 140: Elementary Statistics (Evening)LANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY
Instructor: Ed Kane
Dates: January 11 – April 19
Time: 6:00pm– 9:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Credits: 3 in Mathematics
Course description: This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to understanding research. Topics include: correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. The spreadsheet program Excel is required and will be introduced and used throughout the course.
Textbook Provided: Introduction to Statistics: The Online E-Book

Cost

The cost for each 3 credit course is $1050.00. Each credit costs $350. A technology fee of $50.00 per student per semester.

Payment can be mail by check, cash or money order and sent to:

Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster
P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster, PA 17605-0936
Attn: Sheryn Jerchau

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