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College of General Studies
The following courses are Associates-affiliated courses offered at Waukesha, Washington County, and/or Online. College of General Studies courses are restricted to Associate student enrollment.

CGS Anthropology

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CGS ANT-350: Introduction to Medical Anthropology: Health and Healing (3 units; A ; CD,SS)

Explores diverse healing and medical systems. Emphasis on how cultural and evolutionary approaches to medicine are used to examine illness, disease, and healing in diverse ethnic groups; examines how principles of medical anthropology are being used in training nurses and doctor in the US.

Notes:
Prereq: none

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 3075
30120 9:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Hays, Christopher WAUK C161  
This is a point-to-point class, generating from Washington and being sent to the Waukesha campus. A special distance education course fee of $15 per credit will be assessed.
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 5071
30119 9:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Hays, Christopher WASH 276  
This is a point-to-point class, generating from Washington and being sent to the Waukesha campus. A special distance education course fee of $15 per credit will be assessed.


CGS Art

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CGS ART-175: Worlds of Art--Images/Objects/Ideas (3 units; A ; A,CD)

An introduction to the visual arts, intended for the non-art major, which emphasizes cross-cultural perspectives - specifically the impact race and ethnicity have on artistic production, art criticism, art philosophies and aesthetics among the four major ethnic groups in the United States - African American, Native American, Asian American, and Hispanic/Latino American. Field trips may be required.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A,CD   3 LEC 3001
30138 12:00 PM-3:15 PM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Booth, Timothy WAUK S115  


CGS Astronomy

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CGS AST-100: Survey of Astronomy (3 - 4 units; A ; NS)

Descriptive survey of astronomy for students with minimal background in mathematics and science. Topics include the solar system, stars, nebulae, galaxies, cosmology, and astronomical methods.

Notes:
May be offered for 3 credits without laboratory work, or for 4 credits with laboratory work consisting of telescopic observation, laboratory demonstration,and astronomy exercises. Students may not earn credit for both AST 100 and 105. Prereq: High school algebra and geometry or cons. instr. NS; if 4 cr, also LS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30164 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Biology

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CGS BIO-141: Heredity (3 units; A ; NS)

Principles of heredity with applications to plant, animal and human inheritance; current advances in genetics and their bearing on the life sciences. Lecture and may also include demonstrations, discussion and field trips.

Notes:
Previously CGS BIO 160. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30165 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Business

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CGS BUS-110: Personal Finance (3 units; A ; AP)

A study of personal financial management. Examines the financial problems and consequent financial decisions required of individuals in our economy. Subjects covered are applications in family budgeting, consumer buying decisions, borrowing, insurance, personal real estate, income taxation, investments, and estate planning.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
AP (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30166 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Communication Arts & Theatre

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CGS CTA-103: Introduction to Public Speaking (3 units; A ; AP)

Study of the principles and techniques of effective speaking and listening in a variety of selected communication experiences.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
AP   3 LEC 3001
30139 9:00 AM-12:15 PM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Bergquist, Cami WAUK S112  
AP (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30167 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  

CGS CTA-150: Introduction to Film (3 units; A ; A)

Study of the history and development of film as a distinctive medium of communication, an art form and an industry. Students will be introduced to a wide range of theoretical perspectives that have been applied to film in academic settings: these will include but are not limited to such concepts as narrative, genre, 'mise en scene', and star image.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A   3 LEC 5001
30140 12:00 PM-3:15 PM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Yogerst, Christopher WASH 201  

CGS CTA-218: Popular Culture in the Media (3 units; A ; HU)

An introduction to the analysis and interpretation of Popular Culture as an academic discipline. The class will examine forms of advertisement and entertainment including print and TV ads, films, television, music, and music videos.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30168 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Mathematics

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CGS MAT-113: Trigonometry (2 units; A )

UW COLLEGE COURSES ONLINE ONLY. Trigonometric functions, their basic properties and graphs, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, solving trigonometric equations, solutions of triangles.

Notes:
Prereq: a grade of C or better in CGS MAT 110(P); or concurrent registration in CGS MAT 110(C); or placement based on placement test score.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 2 LEC 7201
30169 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  

CGS MAT-215: Elementary Statistical Analysis (3 units; A )

Elementary probability theory; descriptive statistics; sampling distributions; basic problems of statistical inference including estimation; tests of statistical hypothesis in both one- and two- sample cases.

Notes:
Prereq: Math Placement Level 30 or higher, or a grade of C or better in CGS MAT 102, CGS MAT 103, CGS MAT 105, CGS MAT 108, CGS MAT 115, or CGS MAT 116.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30170 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Meteorology

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CGS MLG-100: Introduction to Meteorology (3 - 4 units; A ; NS)

Conditions and the processes of the atmosphere that constitute weather; description and explanation of various atmospheric processes. Topics include: solar energy budget, heating of the atmosphere, temperature, air pressure, winds, atmospheric moisture, precipitation, air masses, fronts, mid-latitude cyclones, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, analysis of weather maps and forecasting.

Notes:
NS if 4 cr. also LS. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 4 LEC 7201
30171 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Music

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CGS MUS-278: History of Rock and Roll (3 units; A ; A,CD)

A study of Rock and Roll with emphasis on the roots, origins and influential figures in the history of this cultural phenomenon. Includes recorded listening experiences.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A,CD (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30172 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Philosophy

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CGS PHI-101: Introduction to Philosophy (3 units; A ; HU)

An introduction to philosophy as an activity of clarifying ideas, developing and evaluating positions and arguments, and thinking critically about the Big Ideas That Matter, such as right and wrong, free will, God, the good life, knowledge, truth, education, and rationality. Typically involves reference to the leading figures and schools of thought in the history of philosophy.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 3001
30141 8:30 AM-11:45 AM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Schneider, William WAUK S117  


CGS Physics

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CGS PHY-110: Physics for Health Professions (4 units; A ; NS)

An introductory course without laboratory for students in health-related pre-professional programs. Topics include mechanics, fluids, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, electrical devices, optics, and radioactivity.

Notes:
May not be taken concurrently with or after having taken CGS PHY 120. Prereq: HS general science; Math Placement Level 20.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 3001
30110 1:00 PM-4:15 PM MTWRF 01/02-01/18 Otu, Joseph WAUK N227  
Class meets Jan. 2-18, 2020.


CGS Political Science

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CGS POL-104: American Government and Politics (3 units; A ; SS)

Analysis of the decision-making structure and processes of American national government, including the role of parties and interest groups, and the value preferences within American society which affect the formation of public policy.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30173 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Psychology

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CGS PSY-202: Introductory Psychology (3 units; A ; SS)

See CGS PSY 201 course description. Students may not receive credit for both CGS PSY 201 and CGS PSY 202.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30174 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Religious Studies

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CGS REL-101: Introduction to the Study of Religion (3 units; A ; HU,IS)

Introduction to various methods employed in the academic study of religion and will provide opportunity for students to apply these methods to diverse expressions of the religious life. This course is primarily a global awareness competencies course.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU,IS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30175 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  


CGS Sociology

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CGS SOC-101: Introduction to Sociology (3 units; A ; SS)

Introduction to the basic concepts, theories and methods of Sociology, emphasizing the significance of the self and culture, social process and organization, and forces of social stability and change.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 7201
30176 - 01/02-01/18   ONLINE WEB  

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