Quad Cities Campus


Featured Courses for Fall 2016

GEOG 108 - Digital Earth

GEOG 108

Star number: 22551
4 Credit Hour Course
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2204
Lab Time: Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 4:50 pm

No Pre-Requisite.

Description: (General Education/Natural Sciences) An introduction to various applications of mapping and navigational technology (Google Earth, photography, GIS, and GPS) used in daily life. This course involoves student presentations and projects focused on basic principles and applications of this technology.

Do you know:

  • What you can do with Google Earth?
  • How does your GPS work?
  • How Google Maps works?
  • How police keep track of sex offenders?
  • How glaciers are melting?
  • Importance of mapping technology in armed forces?
  • How do insurance companies assess the damage caused by hurricanes and other hazards?
  • Your privacy in the world of drones?
  • Who is tracking and selling your shopping trends and patterns?
  • Where are good jobs in this economy?

Learn about these and more real world issues with the help of digital tools such as Google Earth, GPS, Repeat Photography, Air Photos, Satellite Imageries, and Geographic Information Science.

LAS 195 - Introduction to Liberal Arts & Sciences

LAS 195

Star number: 21980
3 Credit Hour Course
Mondays
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2214
Dr. Everett Hamner

Description: A comparative introduction to the major areas of the liberal arts and sciences. Students will learn how each area evolved and how each approaches problems and controversies.

EIS 504 - Qualitative Educational Research

Star number: 25699
3 Credit Hour Course
Online
Dr. Andrea Hyde

Prerequisite waived with permission of instructor. For information and a copy of the syllabus, contact Dr. Hyde - AM-Hyde@wiu.edu

EIS 504

This course provides education and other human social science students with an understanding and some application of the multiple forms of inquiry that fall under the umbrella of qualitative research. Through the course, students learn how to write a research proposal! Open to all graduate students!


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GEOG 421(G) - Physiography

Star number: 24153
3 Credit Hour Course
Wednesdays
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Room: Quad Cities Complex 1228
Dr. Ranbir S. Kang

Pre-Requisite GEOG 120 and 121, or GEOL 110 and 112.

*Instructor could waive pre-requisite requirements based on student's background experience. Contact instructor for more information.

GEOG 421

Description: Characteristics and distribution of landforms and underlying structures of the U.S.

This course is an interdisciplinary study of landforms and processes that change them using topographic maps, air photos, GIS, satellite imagery, soil maps, and outdoor exercises. This course will benefit any student interested in the outdoors and environment. The course focusses on different portions/landforms on the earth's surface change over time.

ENG 356 - Forms of Biblical Literature

The many literary genres that shape the Hebrew and Greek sciptures continue to drive our discussions not only about religion, but also about politics, ethics, science, race gender, and popular culture. Through reading selections from the Bible, examining interpretations from ethnically, sexually, and theologically diverse sources, and comparing biblical texts with fiction and recent films, this course offers an opportunity to better grasp the Bible's ongoing impact. By conversing honestly and respectfully, we will appreciate how these ancient texts and their interpretation have shaped so many modern debates.

ENG 356

Star number: 25691
3 Credit Hour Course
Thursdays
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2206
Dr. Everett Hamner

Description: A study of the literary variety of the Testaments, including Biblical history, lyric poetry, biography, and letters, among other forms.

ENG 299 - Critical Methods of Reading & Writing

ENG 299

Star number: 21128
3 Credit Hour Course
Wednesdays
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2216
Dr. Everett Hamner

Pre-requisite: ENG 180 (with a grade of C or better) and at least one of the following (with a grade of C or better): ENG 200, 201, 202, 206, 228, 238, 258, 290.

Description: Introduction to basic forms and conventions of critical writing, strategies of interpretation, and theoretical issues in literary studies.