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General Education

Previous Courses: Spring 2011

Spring 2011: First Year Seminar Available Courses

Course Title Course Number Professor

Global Aspects of Crime

FY-101-CJ01 B. Sever
A. Jamison
Day and Time: MW 10:00AM 11:15AM

Description:

This course takes a comparative look at varying legal cultures and their differing strategies taken to combat crime in the United States and nations abroad. This course also provides academic, personal and career development for students, including an orientation to Monmouth University and its resources.

Global Aspects of Crime

FY-101-CJ02 B. Sever
A. Jamison
Day and Time: MW 11:30AM 12:45PM

Description:

This course takes a comparative look at varying legal cultures and their differing strategies taken to combat crime in the United States and nations abroad. This course also provides academic, personal and career development for students, including an orientation to Monmouth University and its resources.

Deception and Communication in Our Lives: Personal, Social and Mediated Deception

FY-101-CO51 R. Sanford
Day and Time: TH 04:30PM 07:15PM

Description:

This course addresses the ways in which we conceive of, practice, tolerate, and detect deception in personal, social, and mediated formats. We will consider the forms of deceptive practices and the ethics of deceptive behaviors, as well as the outcomes and consequences of deception in various relational forms. This course will provide an opportunity to sharpen students’ higher-level academic skills, enhance their awareness of ethical issues in academia in general and the course topic in particular, and introduce them to the benefits of integrating university resources and extracurricular activities and events on campus to enrich their overall academic experience. Through the lenses of topics designed to be particularly relevant to first-year university students, students will gain experience in researching scholarly references, engaging in critical analysis of information from a variety of sources, and practicing their logical argumentation, oral discourse, and collaborative problem solving skills.

Italian Life, Style and Culture

FY-101-FO01 M. Simonelli
Day and Time: MTH 02:30PM 03:45PM

Description:

The Italian First Year Seminar recognizes the importance of stimulating students’ learning curiosity and to give them a foundation for transition to university life. The course will engage our students a) with an understanding of Italian culture, style, way of life and verbal expressions, b) with a variety of topics and c) by addressing issues related to first-year students: Academic, Ethics, and Transition.

Social Connectedness in the Age of Technology

FY-101-SW01 K. Ward
Day and Time: MW 08:30AM 09:45AM

Description:

This course will examine issues related to social intelligence. A central focus will be on how social intelligence is developed from childhood through adulthood and why it is important to understand and develop, as well as ethical concerns in working with people who have difficulty with developing social relationships. A central theme will be how to create the conditions in which encourage and support the growth of social intelligence. This course will also introduce the student to the University community, with special emphasis on resources, responsibilities and ethics.