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Summer 2018 Schedule and Course Requirements

Class Dates:

Regular Session: May 29 - July 26, 2018
Dynamic Session: Dates vary by course and are noted underneath the course title.

It is your responsibility as an online student to have access to a computer, Internet Service Provider, and the appropriate software (if required) to complete your online course. Please refer to the Technical Requirements for specific computer requirements. It is important to note that you cannot successfully complete an online course using only an iPad, iPhone, Android device, or tablet even if you are using the mobile app. The mobile app will only allow you to perform certain functions NOT complete an entire course.

If the course has any additional requirements such as software, these requirements are listed below. Courses will require a textbook except for those that specifically indicate that one is not required. Books can be purchased through the Online Bookstore.

This list is not exhaustive. Check with your instructor and/or course syllabus once your course has started for a complete listing of requirements.

This list does NOT include a listing of prerequisites. For a listing of prerequisites, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog or the Graduate Catalog.

Discounted software is available to MSU students through Journey Ed and the Microsoft Student Store. Office365 ProPlus is available through your campus email account.

 

Fall 2018 Online Schedule

Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ASC 93 Intermediate Algebra 7922 Course requires bi-weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and large weekly time commitment. Students are required to have Adobe Reader and to purchase an Access Code for MyMathLab, which can be purchased from the MSU Bookstore or online at the Pearson website. Physical textbook purchase is optional as the eText is imbedded within MyMathLab. 4 Olson,Luther C
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I 7845 The course requires Excel 2003 or higher, an access code for CengageNow. Students can use an ebook or printed text. The text and access code are bundled together at the MSU Bookstore. It is important to get the correct edition of the textbook listed by the MSU Bookstore. 3 Wald,Nicole Rae
ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II 7846 This course requires an access code for CengageNOWv2. Students can use an ebook or printed text. The access code for CengageNOWv2 includes access to the ebook. If students buy the bundled text from the MSU Bookstore, the access code is included. Make sure that you purchase the correct edition of the book. 3 Weston,Susan K
ACCT 315 Legal Environment of Business 7847 A textbook is required. 3 Frantsvog,Dean Allison
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 7848 This course requires an access code for McGraw-Hill Connect. Students can use an ebook or printed text. The access code for McGraw-Hill Connect includes access to the ebook. If students buy the bundled text from the MSU Bookstore, the access code is included. Make sure that you purchase the correct edition of the book. 3 Weston,Susan K
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ART 210 Art History I 7904 Windows Media Player, Microsoft Word, and textbook are required. The textbook is available for purchase in the MSU Bookstore, through the online bookstore, or in the Library for a 2-hour reserve. This course requires three synchronous chats using Blackboard Collaborate. 3 Donovan,Andrea
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
BADM 301 Fundamentals of Management 8102 Word, Adobe Reader, relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.); and a textbook are required. 3 Fixen,Megan A
BADM 303 Human Resource Management 7861 This course requires a microphone and webcam for a presentation. Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player for PC users or WMP components for QuickTime for Mac users are also required. 3 MacDonald,Jeanne M
BADM 304 Entrepreneurship/Small Bus Mgm 7854 Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer 3 MacDonald,Jeanne M
BADM 307 International Business 7857 Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, Adobe Reader, and a media player with appropriate plug-ins required for various online videos (youtube, etc.) 3 Bertsch,Andrew M
BADM 321 Marketing 7856 Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and a textbook are required. 3 Bernsdorf,Tawnya Nicole
BADM 416 Operations Management 7858 Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, and textbook are required. 3 Mays,Artresa Y
BADM 427 International Marketing 7863 Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, Adobe Reader 3 Saeed,Mohammad
BADM 436 Org Behavior Prin & Practices 7859 Word, Adobe Reader, and relevant Media Player plugins as required for various online videos (youtube, etc.) 3 Bertsch,Andrew M
BADM 465 Strategic Management 7860 Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer 3 Ondracek,James C
BADM 537 Human Resource Mgmt 7907 Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), headset with microphone, and web cam. Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Ross,Gary J
BADM 555 International Management 7876 Must be admitted to the Graduate School. Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer, webcam, and microphone or headset is required. 3 Saeed,Mohammad
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
BIT 154 Word Proc & Presentation Sftwr 7887 Word and PowerPoint, either 2013 or 2016, are required. There are two required texts. 3 Repnow,Jan L
BIT 220 Management Information Systems 7851 Word, headset with microphone 3 Berg,Kristi-Ann L
BIT 318 Business Communication 7850 Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer 3 Reynolds,Sharon R
BIT 557 Found Infor Assurance Security 9674 Must be admitted to the Graduate School. A web cam and microphone are required. 3 Chicone,Rhonda G
BIT 560 Manage/Integrate IS Function 7895 Word and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Berg,Kristi-Ann L
BIT 561 IS Project Management 7909 Microsoft Office and textbook are required. Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Kao,Pan C. P.
BIT 566 Knowledge Management Cancel Must be admitted to the Graduate School. Students need Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, and Windows Media Player. A textbook is required. 3 Bowersox,Nicholas N
BIT 570 E-Business Strategy 7940 Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Beyer,Stephen F
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
BOTE 152 Keyboarding II 8098 Word 2013 or 2016 3 Repnow,Jan L
BOTE 247 Spreadsheet Applications 7852 A PC is required; a MAC cannot used to complete this course. Excel 2016 and Sam 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects will be used. Older versions of Excel cannot be used. The textbook can be purchased through the MSU Bookstore where it is bundled with the Sam access card. 3 Reynolds,Sharon R
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
COMM 110 Fund of Public Speaking 7816 Must have access to video camera. An iPad will work. Students will be required to upload their recorded speeches to the Blackboard course. Must also have access to an adult listening audience and a professional location. There is no provision to give speeches face-to-face. Adobe Reader, PowerPoint Viewer, and Windows Media Player are required. 3 Warmoth,Kristen Marie
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
CJ 201 Introdcution to Criminal Justice 8105 Microsoft Word and a textbook are required. 3 Buchholz-Kerzmann,Maria Mae
CJ 330 Criminological Theory 7905 This course requires a headset with microphone and a web cam. 3 Buker,Hasan
CJ 340 Juvenile Justice System 7986 Requires a headset with microphone and a webcam.  3 Buker,Hasan
CJ 362 Gender Issues in CJ 7839 PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, PDF reader, Windows Media Player, and speakers or a headset. 3 Spelchen,Melissa Jolene
CJ 380 Corrections 8106 Textbook required 3 Buchholz-Kerzmann,Maria Mae
CJ 491 Senior Seminar 7885 No textbook required. Requires the ability to rent and play DVDs. Also requires a headset with microphone and a webcam. 3 Spelchen,Melissa Jolene
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
DTS 230 Driver & Traffic Safety Ed 7991 A textbook and Adobe Reader are required. 3 Webster,Bradley Newman
DTS 350 Advanced Driving 7993 A textbook and Adobe Reader are required. 3 Webster,Bradley Newman
DTS 450 Organ & Admin of Safety Educat 7994 No textbook 2 Webster,Bradley Newman
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ECE 320 Infant/Toddler Development Cancel   2 Thorpe,Leslee J
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
May 29-July 13
7830 Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Requires a MindTap access. If either the e-book or the standard physical textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If a physical book is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. The e-book can be purchased with the access code directly from MindTap too. 3 Ngugi,Daniel G
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
May 29-July 13
7831 Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. Requires a MindTap access. If either the e-book or the standard physical textbook sold by the MSU book store is purchased, it will come with the access code. If a physical book is purchased outside MSU, the access code will need to be purchased separately. The e-book can be purchased with the access code directly from MindTap too. 3 Ngugi,Daniel G
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ED 260 Educational Psychology 8120 Students are required to complete a synchronous chat using Collaborate which will require a web cam and microphone. Students can sign up for available dates after the course starts.  2 Anderson,Nichol
ED 284 Teaching Diverse Learners
Pending Development
7882 Word, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, speakers, and a microphone are required. 2 LaRue,Art 
ED 380 Technology in Teaching 7867 Students will be required to download and install software. Headset with microphone required. 2 Gamas,Warren Steven
ED 571 Assessment Theory 9671 Web cam and microphone are required. Synchronous chats are required. Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Copeland,James
ED 572 Data Driven Instruction 9953 Web cam and microphone are required. Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Aten,Kevin
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
ENGL 110 College Composition I 7818 Microsoft Word 3 Kurtz,Patti J
ENGL 120 College Composition II 7819 Requires Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint), textbook, and completion of the Blackboard Tutorial if students have not taken an online course before. 3 Aleshire,Sarah
ENGL 120 College Composition II 7925 Requires Microsof Office (Word and PowerPoint), access to MLA8 citation style manual, either digital or hardcopy, and completion of the Blackboard Tutorial if students have not taken an online course before. 3 Watts,Amanda C
ENGL 232 World Mythology 7947 Textbook required, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer 3 Fischer,Ronald G
ENGL 238 Children's Literature 7820 Requires Microsoft Word and access to a public or school library with an adequate children's book collection. Students who have not taken an online course in Blackboard must complete the Blackboard Tutorial. 3 Kurtz,Patti J
ENGL 315 Profes and Tech Writing 7821 Requires Microsoft Office, textbook, and completion of the Blackboard Tutorial if students have not taken an online course before. 3 Lozensky,Christopher
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
FIN 353 Corporation Finance 7853 Students are required to be familiar with Word, Excel, calculators, and PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer. A textbook is required. A financial calculator is also necessary in this course. The recommended calculator is the Texas Instrument BA II Plus, but TI-83 Plus, TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus CE, as well as HP 12C, HP 10b, and HP 17b will also do the financial calculations. A student study resource, MindTap, is offered by the publisher online but is not a requirement for the course. 3 Keusch,Bethany A
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor

GEOL 127 Environmental Earth Systems

GEOL 101 Environmental Geology with Lab

10039

This course requires Word, Excel, and a camera or camera phone to take photos. Some independent field work will be required. There is a $40 course fee.

4 Collette,Joseph
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
HMS 151 Stress Management 7796 Textbook is required. Course requires Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader. 2 Pettersen,Linda Rae
HMS 203 Health Care Through Life Span 7797 A textbook, PowerPoint or Power Point Viewer, and Windows Media Player are required. 3 Peterson,Heidi J
HMS 208 Medical Terminology Cancel Textbook, Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, Windows Media Player, and DSL or Cable Internet connection are required. 2 Peterson,Heidi J
HMS 213 Life Span Growth & Development 7808 Student must purchase access cards for Revel and My Virtual Life. The interactive e-book textbook is in Revel. My Virtual Life is a simulation raising a child through adolescence in the virtual world and immersion into adulthood. If purchased through the MSU bookstore the access cards will be packaged together. Both access cards are required. 3 Schaefer,Linda
HMS 240 Nutrition 7804 The course requires Word, speakers, video player and an access code to Diet Analysis Plus. Textbook is required. 3 Okeson,Heidi
HMS 279 Death & Dying 7798 Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and textbook are required. 3 Pettersen,Linda Rae
HMS 333 Transcultural Health Care 7803 Word, textbook is required. 3 Reinisch,Danielle
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
HIST 101 Western Civilization I 7822 This course requires two textbooks and has 15 lesson multiple choice quizzes, 15 lesson short essay assignments, and three section one hour essay exams. 3 Wagner,Jonathan F
HIST 104 US History from 1877 7878 Requires the ability to play video and audio files. Microsoft Office 2000 or higher, RealPlayer and Windows Media Player are required. Asynchronous discussion is a requirement in this course. 3 Sunwall,Christina A
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
HUM 251 Humanities 7823 MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore). 3 Furuseth,Eric P
HUM 252 Humanities 7824 MSWord or equivalent word processor, high-speed Internet connection for large graphics files, recent version of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, one main textbook and two supplementary books (from the bookstore). 3 Furuseth,Eric P
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
MATH 103 College Algebra 7825 This course requires a significant weekly time commitment. Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator. Access code for WebAssign is required. Access includes an eBook. If a physical textbook is preferred, purchase the bundle from the MSU Bookstore. If you buy a used textbook, WebAssign access can be purchased separately at the WebAssign website. 4 Sherman,Jennifer
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 7891 Course requires weekly assignments and discussions, test proctor, and TI-83 or TI-84 calculator. Students are required to have Adobe Reader and to purchase an Access Code for MyStatLab and physical textbook, which can be purchased bundled from the MSU Bookstore.  If you buy a used textbook, the MyStatLab access code can be purchased separately from the MSU Bookstore or from the Pearson website. This course requires a significant time commitment. 4 Olson,Luther C
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
MHA 344 Dynamics of Addiction 9639 Textbook required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor, recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer, Internet connection, Flash Player and ability to download documents. 3 Tyler,Connie
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 7828   3  
PHIL 102 Philosophy of Human Nature 7833 A textbook and a word processing program are required. 3 Kelly,Stewart
PHIL 210 Ethics Cancel   3  
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
POLS 115 American Government 9663 Microsoft Word and a webcam or video recording device are required. 3 Biles,Amanda Belle
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 7868 Textbook is required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor and a recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Students will also need a video player, Flash player, and the ability to download documents. A high speed Internet connection is recommended. 3 Burke,Donald M
PSY 255 Child & Adolescent Psychology 9646 Textbook required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor, and the recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Windows Media Player is required to view videos. 3 Esser,Efthalia
PSY 270 Abnormal Psychology 7799 Textbook is required. Students are required to be familiar with Word or equivalent word processor and a recent version of Firefox or Internet Explorer. Students will also need a video player, Flash player, and the ability to download documents. A high speed Internet connection is recommended. 3 Burke,Donald M
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
SWK 402 N.A. Children & Adolescents Cancel Textbook required 3 Yellowbird,Nelrene
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 7813 A textbook is required. 3 Larshus Thompson,Jynette M
SOC 201 Social Problems 7899   3 Larshus Thompson,Jynette M
SOC 210 Introduction to Anthropology 7898 Word, PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer, and Windows Media Player are required. This course has a lot of audio and video clips which require speakers and/or headset and a DSL or Cable Internet connection. A textbook is required. 3 Hoffman,Harry
SOC 255 Diversity in Families 7834   3 Hoffman,Harry
Course Class# Course Requirements SHs Instructor
SPED 101 Introduction to IDD Services 9652 No text is required, but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore or can be printed out from the online modules. 3 Borisinkoff,Evan Dean
SPED 110 Intro to Exceptional Children 7869 Textbook is required. 3 Zheng,Wenjing
SPED 140 Human Development 9653 Textbooks is required. 3 Zheng,Wenjing
SPED 220 Promoting Inclusive Opportunit 9654   3 Soderstrom,Ruth Mary
SPED 225 Assisting People with TBI 9655 No text is required, but hard copies of the course’s online readings are available from the MSU Bookstore. 2 Borisinkoff,Evan Dean
SPED 504 Intro Young Except Chldrn 8970 Must be admitted to the Graduate School 3 Lee,Heather L
SPED 505 Consult & Supervision SPED 7805 Must be admitted to the Graduate School, textbook required 2 Zheng,Wenjing
SPED 513 Deaf Studies 8971 This course requires a textbook and a subscription to The Heart of Deaf Culture web site; must be admitted to the Graduate School. 3 Soukup,Monica I
SPED 529 Assistive Technology 9656 Textbook is required; must be admitted to the Graduate School. This course uses Blackboard Collaborate for office hours and a web cam or microphone can be used to contact the instructor during office hours. 2 Borisinkoff,Evan Dean
SPED 531 Psychoed Aspects Except Chldn 8972 Two textbooks are required; must be admitted to the Graduate School 3 Ondracek,Pamela J
SPED 592 Special Topics 9657 Must be admitted to the Graduate School. 2 Pedersen,Holly F