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Courses for Fall Semester 2018

All courses below will be held at Westerly Education Center, 23 Friendship Street, Westerly.

Financial Accounting
This course present the objectives and basic procedures of accounting for a business organized as a corporation. Topics will include the accounting cycle for service and merchandising firms, accounting for short term liquid assets, inventories, long-term assets and current liabilities.
Mondays and Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
10:00-11:45 am
ACCT 1010-342 | 3 credits
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00-9:10 pm
ACCT 1010-343 | 3 credits

Introduction to Business
This course emphasizes both small and publicly traded businesses along with strategies for competing in modern economic conditions. Topics include: cultivating a business in a diverse global environment, developing and implementing customer-driven strategies, motivating and empowering employees to satisfy customers and financing a small business. This course serves as a prerequisite for several courses in the business curriculum. However, this prerequisite may be waived and credit received by examination or submission of a portfolio.
Tuesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:00 pm
BUSN 1010-340 | 3 credits
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 5 – December 22
10:00-11:15 am
BUSN 1010-341 | 3 credits

College Writing
This course focuses on the writing process: planning organizing, developing, drafting and revising. Course activities begin with paragraphs and progress to essays and include research documentation assignments. (Prerequisite: English placement exam or successful completion of ENGL 0250 with a B- or higher, completion of ENGL 0500 with a C or higher, appropriate test score or permission of instructor.
Mondays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
ENGL 1005-341 | 3 credits

English Composition I
Composition I is recommended for all first-year students and required for many, depending on curriculum. The purpose of this course is to enable students to write fluent, accurate and effective essays, including research and documentation assignments. (Prerequisite: English placement exam or at least a C in ENGL 1005.)
Thursdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
ENGL 1010-341 | 3 credits
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:30 pm
ENGL 1010-342 | 3 credits

Elementary Spanish I
This course is suitable for students with previous experience; i.e. basic spoken Spanish or other prior formal study of the language, prior formal study of another foreign language, or informal experience with a foreign language. The course covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. Aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures are also included.
Mondays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
SPAN 1030-341 | 3 credits

Introduction to Computers
This computer literacy course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of computers and information processing. Students are introduced to the operation and terminology of computer systems as well as certain selected application software packages such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. Lecture and Lab hours vary by instructor but total four hours per week.
Mondays, September 5 – December 22
6:00-10:00pm
COMI 1100-341 | 3 credits

Math for Liberal Arts Students
This course deals with the fundamentals of logic, set theory, probability and statistics. Prerequisite or appropriate placement required.
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:00-8:30pm
MATH 1139-341 | 3 credits

General Psychology
This course is a survey of the core areas of the science of psychology. Emphasis is placed on theories, methods and findings concerning learning, motivation, physiology, sensation-perception, social behavior, personality, behavior disorders and therapies.
Tuesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
PSYC 2010-741 | 4 credits

College Algebra
Designed for students who plan eventually to study quantitative business analysis or calculus, this course covers functions and graphs; systems of equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; polynomial and rational expressions; radical, exponential and logarithmic forms.
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:00-9:20 pm
MATH 1200-341 | 3 credits

Critical reading for College Success
In this course the student develops critical reading and thinking skills that are essential for college and workplace success. Focus is on building an enhanced vocabulary, as well as examining author's purpose and point of view, drawing inferences and applying advanced comprehension strategies. In addition, a work of nonfiction is required reading.
Mondays, September 5 – December 22
6:00-9:10 pm
ENGL 0890-341 | 3 credits

Oral Communication I
This one-semester basic course in speech is designed to develop each student's ability to communicate effectively in his or her academic, business and social life. The major emphasis is on the preparation and delivery of formal speeches, but many areas of the communication process are explored.
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
COMM 1100-341 | 3 credits

Basics of Composition
This course provides a comprehensive review of skills required in college-level writing courses including grammar usage, sentence variety, paragraph development, critical reading and thinking, brief essays, and research-paper elements.
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:10 pm
ENGL 0500-341 | 3 credits

Introduction to Biology: Organismal Chemistry
This course is one part of a two-semester introduction to the fundamentals of biology intended for science majors and may be taken independently of BIOL 1002. This course investigates biology at the organismal level through the presentation and discussion of biological processes and systems, including genetics, evolution and ecology. Additionally, the diversity in form and function of multi-cellular organisms (plants, fungi and animals) is explored.
Mondays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-9:00 pm
Wednesdays, September 5 – December 22
6:30-8:25 pm
BIOL 1001-341 | 4 credits 

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