Course Catalog

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University of Guam

2016-2017 Undergraduate Course Catalog

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2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin

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  • 213 LITERATURE, MYTH AND CULTURE

    THIS COURSE EXAMINES SIGNIFICANT MYTHS, LEGENDS, AND FOLKLORE FROM NUMEROUS WORLD CULTURES, INCLUDING AFRICA, ASIA (FOCUSING ON GUAM, MICRONESIA, AND THE PACIFIC REGION), EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA. THE COURSE EMPHASIZES MYTHOLOGY'S INFLUENCE UPON ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE, MYTHOLOGY'S RELEVANCE TO LITERARY STUDY, AND MYTHOLOGY'S ROLE IN SHAPING POPULAR CULTURE (INCLUDING DRAMA, FILM, TELEVISION, AND ONLINE MEDIA). PREREQUISITE: EN110

  • 215 INTRO TO EXCEPTIONAL INDIVID

    This is an introductory course that investigates exceptionalities, including gifted as well as disabling conditions. This course will focus on types of exceptionalities, etiological factors, dynamics, incidence, and the psychological implications of the various exceptionalities on the individuals, the family, including those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and the social environment. Special Education majors must complete ED215 and 292 prior to taking higher-level Special Education courses. SPECIAL EDUCATION MAJORS MUST COMPLETE ED-215 AND 292 PRIOR TO TAKING HIGHER-LEVEL SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES.

  • 220 Ethical Theory

    This is a philosophy methods course on ethical reasoning and an essential course for anyone interested in personal, social, or professional ethics. It examines classical and contemporary writings on such standard moral concerns as theories of moral conduct, moral education, and moral justification.

  • 220 TEAM SPORTS

    THIS IS A PROFESIONAL PREPARATION COURSE PROVIDING INSTRUCTION IN A VARIETY OF TEAM SPORTS THAT ARE INCLUDED IN SCHOOLS. ANALYSIS OF SKILLS, DRILLS, STRATEGIES, AND RULES ARE ADDRESSED AS WELL TEACHING STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS AND SKILL LEVELS. COURSE MEETS TWICE WEEKLY FOR ONE HOUR AND 50 MINUTES PER CLASS PERIOD. PREREQUISITE: COMPLETION OF EN110 WITH A GRADE OF "C" OR ABOVE.

  • 220 SECURITY MGT BUSINESS & GOVT

    This course focuses on applying Security Management concepts and techniques to modern business and public sector operations. The course emphasizes security practices and crime control functions in a business and/or government environment.

  • 220 LISTENING BEHAVIOR

    The study of the theory and practice of human listening. Designed to assess individual listening behavior and to apply principles of listening for self improvement. Prerequisite: CO210 or consent of instructor.

  • 220 BASIC CERAMICS

    This course is a study of ceramic materials and processes. Emphasis is on developing the student's skills and creativity.

  • 225 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY CRIT

    This survey course seeks to prepare students for the kinds of critical writing done in upper-level literature and humanities courses by introducing them to methods and concepts of critical thought from classical contemporary approaches. Prerequisite: EN111

  • 225 STATE & TERRITORIAL GOVERNMT

    This course entails the analysis of U.S. State and Territorial Governmental systems, including the study of constitutionalism, federalism, separation of powers, civil rights, political parties, interest groups, political status, and political development. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of the structure and function of the Territorial Government of Guam.

  • 230 NUTRITION AND HEALTH

    The course introduces basic principles of nutrition, including nutrients, food sources for nutrients, and the essentials of a good diet. Applied nutrition and the study of nutrition problems in health are studied.

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