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(Results of the Open Textbook and Open Educational Resource Adoption Project since 2016)
GC Course Description: PSYC 2301 General Psychology | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: TSI Satisfied in literacy |
A survey of the major topics in psychology topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
UMW Course Description: PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: None |
The scientific study of behavior.
GC Course Description: SPCH 1315 Public Speaking | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: TSI Satisfied in literacy | Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations
UWM Course Description: COMMUN 103-Public Speaking | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: None |
Principles of public address in informative, persuasive and special occasion situations with emphasis on the theory, composition, and presentation of speeches.
GC Course Description: EDUC 1300 Learning Framework | Credit: 3 | Prerequisites: None |
A study of the 1) research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation, 2) factors that impact learning, and 3) application of learning strategies. Theoretical models of
strategic learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the conceptual basis for the introduction of college-level academic strategies. Students use assessment instruments (e.g., learning inventories) to help them identify their own strengths and weaknesses as strategic learners. Students are ultimately expected to integrate and apply the learning skills discussed across their own academic programs and become effective and efficient learners. Students developing these skills should be able to continually draw from the theoretical models they have learned. (Cross-listed as PSYC 1300)
UWM Course Description: Education Psychology | Pathways to Success at UWM | Credits: 3 Hours | Prerequisites: None | Provides students with knowledge of and connection to campus resources, helping with study skills and time management in order to be successful at UWM.| May not be retaken for credit.
GC Course Description: HIST 1301 United States History I | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: TSI Satisfied in literacy |
A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.
UWM Course Description: American History: 1607 to 1877 | Credits: 3 | Prerequisites: None |
Survey of American social, political and economic development to 1877.