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Western Civilization: Modern Western World

This course is a survey of the major developments in European Civilization from the mid-1600s to the present. Selected political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, and aesthetic elements from the scientific revolution to the contemporary world will be considered. The impact of revolution, nationalism, and world war upon recent world events will be emphasized. The course will also include the interchange of ideas between Asia, Africa, and the West.

Global History to 1500

An interdisciplinary study of various world civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from 10,000 B.C.E. (Before Common Era) to 1500 C.E. (Common Era). This course will use a comparative approach to study a variety of global themes and patterns over time. Humanities or social science credit.

Global History from 1500 to Present

An interdisciplinary study of various world civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from 1500 C.E. (Common Era) to the present. This course will use a comparative approach to study a variety of global themes and patterns over time. Humanities or social science credit.

History of Michigan

The origin and development of the contemporary political, economic, and social institutions of the state of Michigan. The relation of this history of the state to that of the nation is stressed.

Advanced Creative Writing

Designed to facilitate students’ understanding of the ways fiction, poetry, and drama work. Students will deal with theory and technique in traditional and contemporary works, emphasis on expanding creative scope, and developing students’ own voice and style.

Script Writing for the Media

This course emphasizes writing for the media using current industry practices. Students will learn writing of script for radio and television broadcasting, audio and video production, and screen play for film style production.

Writing for the Elementary Classroom

A lecture/workshop structured to develop the writing skills of prospective teachers and to explore the means by which the writing ability of elementary school children can be encouraged, developed, and evaluated. Lab Fee

Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of the individual student.

Manufacturing Processes

A hands-on introduction to the processes used to measure, form, fabricate, machine, and finish materials. Laboratory experience in a variety of machining and welding processes will take place at the Regional Manufacturing Technology Center in the Fort Custer Industrial Park. This course will be self-paced instruction through a series of learning modules. Please see your advisor for more details. [0-72-72] Lab Fee

Introduction to CAM and CNC

An introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) processes and the use of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming for machining operations. Course topics will include safety, machinery used for CAM, machinery setup and operation, manual programing, creating geometry and tool paths using MasterCAM, and importing CAD data. [16-64-80] Lab Fee