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Courses Available to All Eligible High School Students

Spring 2024

Spring courses begin January 22 and end on May 5.

SOCIOL 101:
Intro to Sociology

Spring 2024
3 Credits

Major sociological concepts and ideas and their application to contemporary societies.

WATER 201: Intro to Water Science

Spring 2024
3 Credits

Water Science is the interdisciplinary study of water and its interaction with solids, liquids, gases, and organisms in various Earth systems. Water is essential to life, and it plays a critical role in nearly every natural process in Earth's lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and cryosphere. The world faces significant challenges regarding water quantity, quality, and ecological function that are expected to worsen during the 21st century. It is rare to find a real-world system in which water does not play a significant role.

Fall 2023

Fall courses begin September 6 and end December 17. Courses subject to change.

ANTHRO 100: Varieties of World Culture

Fall 2023
3 Credits

The variety of ways of life that exist in the world and the concepts of culture, cultural relativity, and ethnocentrism. Representative case studies of world cultures are considered

EDUC 206: Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning

Fall 2023
3 Credits

Overview of causes, effects of racism, sexism, and other systems of oppression and advantage in U.S. society and its institutions; study of Wisconsin First Nations' histories, cultures, sovereignty, and contemporary issues; examination of multiple racial, cultural communities through lens of education; and application of culturally responsive perspectives in future educational practice.

GEOG 210: Human Geography and Concepts

Fall 2023
3 Credits

This course introduces you to some of the major topics and models studied in human geography. Specifically, this course will examine the global patterns of population, culture, economic and political systems, and the interconnectedness at the international, national, and sub-national scales.

HISTORY 205: American History to 1865

Fall 2023
3 Credits

This course explores early American and United States history through 1865, with attention to politics, society, economy, culture, and gender. Following an overview of Turtle Island (a Native designation for North America) before European contact, likely topics to be considered include the European colonization process; the creation and expansion of the United States; the evolution of formal and informal democratic institutions; Native resistance, accommodation, and persistence; the rise and fall of the institution of African slavery in the Atlantic world; early industrialization; and the causes and outcomes of the Civil War.

HISTORY 207: Introduction to African-American History

Fall 2023
3 Credits

Survey of Black people's experience in America, beginning with African culture through the development of Afro-American culture and institutions; includes political, social, economic and cultural history.

HUM BIOL 215: Personal Health & Wellness

Fall 2023
3 Credits

Theoretical and practical knowledge about health and wellness, with experiential exercises to heighten awareness of one's own values, attitudes, and abilities toward healthy living.

MUSIC 121: Survey of Western Music

Fall 2023
3 Credits

The musical styles of several well-known composers as evident in selected compositions; review of a basic repertoire of musical compositions of various forms and styles.

NUT SCI 242: Food & Nutritional Health

Fall 2023
3 Credits

A basic course in nutrition with an emphasis on the application of nutrition concepts to personal everyday life. Covers the role of nutrients (calories, carbohydrates, fats, protein, vitamins and minerals) in promoting health. Evaluates a healthy diet and lifestyle.

SOCIOL 101: Introduction to Sociology

Fall 2023
3 Credits

Major sociological concepts and ideas and their application to contemporary societies.

Recurring courses

Courses offered each specified semester

FNS 225: Intro to First Nation Studies

Fall
3 Credits

This introductory course to First Nations Studies focuses on the history, culture, sovereignty, and contemporary status of Indigenous Nations in the Great Lakes region. The course offers Indigenous cultural contexts through both information and class structure. The Indigenous core value of personal sovereignty is practiced in the course through the application of respect, reciprocity, and relationship.

At its core, exploring history helps us understand who we are, and how we arrived at our present circumstances. Wisconsin is home to twelve Tribal Nations and their story is central to our region’s history and identity, yet often overlooked. Throughout the semester, students will be introduced to the broader themes comprising First Nations history through various case studies, while also exploring one tribal nation in greater depth, perhaps the nation closest to them in proximity. In addition, all students will be encouraged to reflect on their own cultural identity within the context of United States history, including the complex shared history of the Great Lakes region derived from immigration and the settler-colonial experience.  Finally, in FNS 225 the grand story of First Nations people will be framed in what cultural theorist Gerald Vizenor calls “survivance,” including contemporary examples of cultural revitalization.    

Though taught asynchronously with an emphasis on screencasts and accompanying readings, students will receive regular communication from the instructor, including timely coaching related to the required written work.   

Contingency

UW-Green Bay reserves the right to cancel any course or program due to low enrollment, conditions beyond reasonable control, including, but not limited to low enrollment, disaster, inclement weather, health emergency, unavailability of supplies, or any other circumstance.

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