INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS2636957/19/2018 4:45:01 PMIntroduction to Economics is non-technical overview course for students who want to Basic economic concepts are clearly presented using relevant, real-world examples from the EconomicsECO-150Introduction to Economics is non-technical overview course for students who want to understand how the economy works and how it affects their lives. Basic economic concepts are clearly presented using relevant, real-world examples from the U.S. economy. The course covers supply and demand, government price controls, how the government manipulates the economy, the business cycle, inflation, interest rates, and the federal budget and trade deficits. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S3 900 ] NOTE: This course is not designed or recommended for students majoring in business, business-related programs or the social sciences, or for students who have taken or are planning to take ECO 251 or ECO 252. UndergraduateEconomics
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY2634547/11/2017 11:15:12 AMEconomic Geography introduces spatially based economic practice and theory and current events within the larger context of the international economic community GeographyGEG-204Economic Geography introduces spatially based economic practice and theory. It focuses on place, population, environment and resources, and locational and international business theory. Students explore trends in global economics; extraction and distribution of the world's natural resources; rural and urban land use patterns; economic issues between developed and developing nations; and international business and commerce. The class analyzes case studies and current events within the larger context of the international economic community. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 903N ] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DYNAMICS2636917/11/2017 11:15:21 AMEconomic Development Dynamics looks at economic development theory and its practical applications for economic growth and change at the local, state EconomicsECO-261Economic Development Dynamics looks at economic development theory and its practical applications for economic growth and change at the local, state, national and international levels. The course examines the economic environment and other factors that impact the development process. Special attention is given to government policies, education and technology, income distribution, infrastructure and culture. (1.1- Articulated) UndergraduateEconomics
INDEP STUDY IN SOCIAL + BEHAV SCIENC2635667/31/2018 7:00:02 PMIndependent Study in Social + Behavioral Science engages students in advanced study or a special project in a social or behavioral science of interest Economics Independent StudyIND-180Independent Study in Social + Behavioral Science engages students in advanced study or a special project in a social or behavioral science of interest. The course is carried out under the supervision of a faculty member. Students may repeat this course three times for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduateAnthropology, Economics, History
MODERN LATIN AMERICA2639707/11/2017 11:15:26 AMcovering the 20th century politics, economics, societies and history of Latin America and roots of regional tensions, national economics and free trade issues, reform movements and Political SciencePLT-261Modern Latin America is a multidisciplinary course covering the 20th century politics, economics, societies and history of Latin America and the Caribbean. It focuses on issues and events that are crucial to understanding the development of the region and its relationship with the U.S. and the world. The course looks specifically at the historical roots of regional tensions, national economics and free trade issues, reform movements and revolutions, the impact of migration and urbanization, changing ethnic identities, the evolving role of women, religious upheaval, and cultural/artistic movements. (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduatePolitical Science
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS2637851/15/2019 12:45:03 PMIntroduction to Business is a survey of the field of business and business organizations covers elementary concepts in economics, management, production, marketing, finance, data BusinessBUS-150Introduction to Business is a survey of the field of business and business organizations. It covers elementary concepts in economics, management, production, marketing, finance, data processing, the social, legal and ethical aspects of business, and international business. (1.1- Articulated) NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. Online courses require advanced reading and advanced writing. UndergraduateBusiness
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT9730712/20/2018 5:45:03 PMThe Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness GeographyGEG-220The Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological perspective. It studies the impact of humans on the environment and natural resources: pollution; global climate; land and water resources; population; world agriculture; mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness areas; and environmental quality. Students also focus on humans as agents of change and the need to achieve a sustainable global environment. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 901] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT26345312/16/2017 12:15:08 PMThe Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness GeographyGEG-220The Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological perspective. It studies the impact of humans on the environment and natural resources: pollution; global climate; land and water resources; population; world agriculture; mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness areas; and environmental quality. Students also focus on humans as agents of change and the need to achieve a sustainable global environment. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 905] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS2639727/18/2018 7:30:01 PMInternational Relations studies the political, economic, military and social factors that Political SciencePLT-251International Relations studies the political, economic, military and social factors that affect relationships among nations. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S5 904 ] UndergraduatePolitical Science
HISTORY OF ILLINOIS2639736/28/2017 11:15:07 AMHistory of Illinois provides students with an understanding of and appreciation for the The course covers the political, economic, social and cultural development of Illinois HistoryHIS-180History of Illinois provides students with an understanding of and appreciation for the history of this state and how it relates to the nation's history. The course covers the political, economic, social and cultural development of Illinois. It also looks at key geographical features, religious movements and the impact of different groups that have migrated here. (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduateHistory
RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD2639861/7/2019 9:15:02 PMReligions of the World studies the basic tenets of major world religions: Buddhism social, cultural, geographic, political and economic environment in which it developed and PhilosophyPHI-261Religions of the World studies the basic tenets of major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Taoism. Students discuss each religion in context of the social, cultural, geographic, political and economic environment in which it developed and flourished. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: H5 904N ] UndergraduatePhilosophy
HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA2639953/9/2018 12:15:10 PMof Latin America examines the political, economic, social and cultural history of Latin It gives students a good understanding of modern Latin America through the study of regional HistoryHIS-165History of Latin America examines the political, economic, social and cultural history of Latin America from its pre-Columbian origins to present times. It gives students a good understanding of modern Latin America through the study of regional and national historical movements and cultural characteristics. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S2 920N]UndergraduateHistory
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING971636/22/2017 11:15:10 AMInternational Marketing gives students a broad understanding of the global marketing arena context of different countries' cultures, languages, and political and economic dynamics MarketingMKT-264International Marketing gives students a broad understanding of the global marketing arena. They learn about strategies for evaluating overseas market potential, opportunities and risks. They also explore how international marketing is conducted, looking at product, price, promotion and distribution in context of different countries' cultures, languages, and political and economic dynamics. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math. Online courses require advanced writing. UndergraduateMarketing
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT2639717/18/2018 7:30:01 PMComparative Government is a comparative study of government and society in countries such at their histories; social and economic systems, cultures, and political institutions and Political SciencePLT-255Comparative Government is a comparative study of government and society in countries such as Great Britain, Russia, France, Germany, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. or other nations of contemporary interest. Students look at their histories; social and economic systems, cultures, and political institutions and processes. They also discuss current issues confronting the nations being studied. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S5 905 ] UndergraduatePolitical Science
WESTERN CIVILIZATION I, 300 BCE-15002640241/2/2019 4:30:02 PMWestern Civilization I (300 BCE-1500) studies the development of Western civilization from The course looks at the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural HistoryHIS-131Western Civilization I (300 BCE-1500) studies the development of Western civilization from Rome to the Renaissance of the 15th century. The course looks at the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural activities of Western civilization. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S2 902 ] NOTE: This course fulfills MCC's Social & Behavioral Science general education requirement. UndergraduateHistory
ANCIENT CIVILIZATION (TO 300CE)971441/2/2019 4:30:02 PMAncient Civilization (to 300 CE) studies the evolution of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Students explore the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural HistoryHIS-130Ancient Civilization (to 300 CE) studies the evolution of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern civilization from prehistoric/Paleolithic times to the rise of the Roman Empire in the 4th century. Students explore the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural activities of these ancient civilizations. Discussion also relates the ancient past to the present human condition (particularly through religion, culture and what it means to be human). (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduateHistory
INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II2634456/8/2018 11:15:12 AMIntermediate German II builds on Intermediate German I, with practice in more advanced conversation Students also discuss the social, economic and political issues in Germany today GermanGER-252Intermediate German II builds on Intermediate German I, with practice in more advanced conversation, comprehension, composition and grammar. Reading assignments from contemporary literature, current news sources and cultural readers give the course a practical context. Students also discuss the social, economic and political issues in Germany today. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: H1 900 ] UndergraduateModern Languages
HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN972856/21/2018 11:15:07 AMHistory of Graphic Design is a historical survey of illustration, typography and commercial art Topics include formal, stylistic, social, political, economic and historical aspects Graphic ArtsGRA-180History of Graphic Design is a historical survey of illustration, typography and commercial art. Topics include formal, stylistic, social, political, economic and historical aspects. Emphasis is placed on art movements, schools of thought, individuals and technology that have contributed to the development of graphic design and its role as a vital component of each culture and period in human history. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math. UndergraduateCIS and Digital Media
INTRO TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY26386712/20/2018 2:45:02 PMIntroduction to Cultural Anthropology introduces the field and the methods by which cultural of culture-such as subsistence, economic, kinship, political systems and religion-this AnthropologyANT-170Introduction to Cultural Anthropology introduces the field and the methods by which cultural anthropologists collect data. Through discussions of the concept of culture and examinations of the various components of culture-such as subsistence, economic, kinship, political systems and religion-this course demonstrates the diversity of the world's cultures. Students come away with an appreciation for this diversity and greater insight into their own culture. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S1 901N ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading, advanced writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateAnthropology
WESTERN CIVILIZATION II 1500CE-PRES2640141/2/2019 5:45:02 PMWestern Civilization II (1500 CE-Present) explores the development of Western civilization Students discuss the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural HistoryHIS-132Western Civilization II (1500 CE-Present) explores the development of Western civilization from the Renaissance of the late 15th century to the present. Students discuss the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and cultural activities of Western civilization and the trends that have transformed the West and the world. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S2 903 ] NOTE: This course fulfills MCC's Social & Behavioral Science general education requirement; prior to Fall 2000, course was known as HIS 152. UndergraduateHistory
INTRODUCTION TO PLANT SCIENCE2639431/15/2019 8:00:01 PMIntroduction to Plant Science focuses on the relationship of plants to society with course also discusses the historical and economic significance of plants as food, feed and HorticultureHRT-103Introduction to Plant Science focuses on the relationship of plants to society with emphasis on scientific inquiry. Students explore the biology of plants including their structure, function, heredity, growth and evolution. They learn how the sciences of genetics, physiology and reproduction are applied to improve, manage and produce plants. The course also discusses the historical and economic significance of plants as food, feed and fiber; plant classification; growth and development; propagation; and influences of the botanical environment on plant processes. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 901L ][IAI Major Course Equivalent: AG903] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math. UndergraduateHorticulture
GEOGRAPHY OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD26345512/20/2018 6:00:03 PMGeography of the Developing World studies the underdeveloped regions of the world, including populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and GeographyGEG-203Geography of the Developing World studies the underdeveloped regions of the world, including China, India, Southeast Asia, Middle and South America, the Middle East and Africa. The course looks at the spatial arrangement of resources, populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and cultural landscapes. Each culture is analyzed in context of the international community with special attention given to current events and issues. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 902N ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and intermediate writing. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
GEOGRAPHY OF THE DEVELOPED WORLD2634566/16/2017 11:15:09 AMGeography of the Developed World studies the developed regions of the world, including Europe populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and GeographyGEG-202Geography of the Developed World studies the developed regions of the world, including Europe, North America, Russia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand and Australia. The course looks at the spatial arrangement of resources, populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and cultural landscapes. Each culture is analyzed in context of the international community with special attention given to current events and issues. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 901 ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and intermediate writing. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
MACROECONOMICS2636921/2/2019 4:30:02 PMis an introduction to the forces influencing inflation, unemployment and economic growth government and the banking system, as well as an introduction to international economics EconomicsECO-252Macroeconomics is an introduction to the forces influencing inflation, unemployment and economic growth. This course studies the national economy and the roles of the federal government and the banking system, as well as an introduction to international economics. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S3 901 ] UndergraduateEconomics
MICROECONOMICS2636941/2/2019 4:15:03 PMMicroeconomics is an introduction to the decision-making behavior of individual consumers, firms and markets The course emphasizes the concepts of supply and demand, how Economics EconomicsECO-251Microeconomics is an introduction to the decision-making behavior of individual consumers, firms and markets. The course emphasizes the concepts of supply and demand, how they work together to determine prices and production in various markets, and how such interactions affect the use of resources. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S3 902 ] NOTE: This course, in conjunction with ECO 252 (Macroeconomics), is recommended for students majoring in business, business-related disciplines, the social sciences, or public administration. UndergraduateEconomics