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SAC101 SAC101 School-Age Care Training Proj

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SAC200 SAC200 Fostering Creativity for SAC

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SAC220 SAC220 Behavioral Guidance

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SAC240 SAC240 Understndg Chldrn Spec Needs

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SAC-300 Role of School Age Provider

This course discusses the role of adults in school-age care and the effect they have on children. Societal change and the needs of today�s families and children will be explored. We will also investigate how to evaluate a quality school-age care site and identify areas for future improvement. This course is geared towards those working in the field of school-age care and is not open to students in Concordia University�s School-Age Care BA program.

SAC305 SAC305 Professional School-Age Care

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SAC305X SAC305X Role of SAC

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SAC30X SAC30X Role of SAC

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SAC-320 Discipline and Self-Discipline

Theories will be covered to help identify at risk behaviors, support effective parenting practices, and link discipline concepts to school age care. The focus is how to lead children towards healthy self-discipline and self-management.

SAC320X SAC320X Discipline and Self-Discipline

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SAC32X SAC32X Discipline & Self Discipline

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SAC-330 Conflict Resolution

This course offers an introduction to the idea of community building through the teaching of friendship and non-violent conflict resolution skills. It will explore the role of perception and self-perception as it relates to a child's behavior in a group, prioritize social skills.

SAC330X SAC330X Conflict Resolution Comm Bldg

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SAC331 SAC331 Teaching Social Skills

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SAC33X SAC33X Conflict Res/CommunityBuilding

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SAC3530 SAC3530 Conflict Resol & Commty Build

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SAC405 SAC405 Role of School-Age Child Dev

This foundational course discusses the purposes of programs that serve school-age children and youth, during out-of-school time, in today�s society. This course extends this discussion to include the role of adults within these settings. The course takes a look at the state of the profession, what it means to be a professional, as well as the many issues that relate to the process of professionalism.

SAC410 SAC410 Family Systems

This course is an analysis of the family. It investigates the family as a system of relationships that interact across the family life cycle. It includes a survey of current developments in the study of the family in this culture and other cultures.

SAC415 SAC415 Social Dev of School-Age Child

This class discusses the growth and development of the child as a social person living in groups and relationships. Children�s interactions and understandings of others are explored. Emphasis is given to the positive developmental pathways and the pathways toward violence and aggression. Protective factors, resiliency, and at-risk behavior are studied.

SAC420 SAC420 Social Skills Self-Management

This course studies the social skills that children need for self-management: self-discipline, self-esteem, and coping with stress and anger. How to discipline children effectively and educatively is a key component of the course. Particular attention is paid to how adults can facilitate self-management skills.

SAC425 SAC425 Social Skills for Interaction

This course explores the interpersonal social skills of communication, community building, and conflict resolution. Issues of readiness, models for implementation, and strategies for teaching are part of the discussion.

SAC-430 Intro to Religious Thought

The question, What is religious thought? will be explored in the light of American culture. Students wrestle with basic questions of life, such as What is the meaning of life? World religions are discussed from the perspective of a Christian belief system. This course satisfies a general education requirement.

SAC435 SAC435 Health and Recreation

This module discusses the physical growth of school-age children, and the role of health and recreation in that development. Topics will include a breadth of recreation options from drama, music, arts, physical education, sports with an exploration of health issues of children. Students will develop a series of lesson plans as well as developing a community resource list.

SAC440 SAC440 Multicultural Relations

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SAC443 SAC443 Socialization of Children

Students use readings, literature, and interviews to explore the values, beliefs, and customs of racial and ethnic groups. The obligations and implications of equality are discussed. Concepts of social and economic class and cultural perceptions are explored in light of historical, future, and moral perspectives.

SAC-444 Communicating For Advocacy

This course will focus on effective communication skills. Students will become acquainted with communication theories. Attention is given to the tools, skills, and techniques needed for building effective partnerships.

SAC-445 Management and Administration

This course explores the issues of leadership and administration for school-age programs. Issues of day-to-day mechanics, staff motivation, and personal leadership readiness are topics in this course.

SAC450 SAC450 Counseling

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SAC-455 Special Needs School-Age Prog

This course explores the issues involved in the guidance and nurturing of children who have medical, social, or emotional needs. Attention is paid to advocacy and etiology. Students will gain understanding in effective inclusion practices that support the growth and development of all children and youth.

SAC460 SAC460 Ethics

Everyone faces tough ethical decisions in our society, and criminal justice professionals frequently find theirs openly challenged by media, politicians, and the community. Classical and historical views of ethics are explored as students consider their own values system to develop decision-making strategies in their personal and professional lives.

SAC-465 Prog for Positive Development

This course explores research on Developmental Assets and Brain-Based Compatible learning with a focus on developing proactive applications of this research to the environment, activities, techniques, and interactions that facilitate positive socio-emotional development in children and youth. Positive development is emphasized through everyday programming and experiences.

SAC470 SAC470 Facilitating Literacy

This course explores the breadth of issues relating to literacy in children and youth. Emphasis is placed on the adult-child interactions and programming to promote literacy.

SAC471 SAC471 Facilitating Literacy

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SAC488 SAC488 Independent Study*

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SAC495 SAC495 Portfolio and Synthesis

This is a capstone course, designed to help the student reflect on all they have done in the BA program. Through guest speakers, research study, and reflection on practice, students will synthesize all they have learned.

SAC505 SAC505 Professional Scholl-Age Care

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SAC51X SAC51X Seminar in School-Age Care

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SAC520 SAC520 Discipline and Self-Discipline

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SAC521 SAC521 SAC: Role and Purpose

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SAC522 SAC522 SAC: Professionalism Issues

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SAC523 SAC523 Topics in SAC

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SAC526 SAC526 Observation/Prog Assessment

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SAC527 SAC527 Program Eval Observ & Assess

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SAC52X SAC52X Capstone Completion

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SAC530 SAC530 Conflict Resolution Comm Bldg

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SAC540 SAC540 Legal and Legislative Issues

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SAC550 SAC550 Creative Leadership

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SAC552 SAC552 Middle Childhood Development

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SAC560 SAC560 Seminar in Human Development

This course overviews the field of human development, with particular attention to primary prevention methods in adolescents. A number of tracks may be chosen, based on the students� interests and needs. Knowledge areas may be accessed individually or in groups. In seminar fashion, students teach each other the issues they have studied.

SAC561 SAC561 Seminar in Human Development

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SAC562 SAC562 Middle Childhood Development

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SAC564 SAC564 Seminar in Mid Chldhd Dev

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SAC-570 Applied Middle Chldhd Dev

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SAC590 SAC590 Professional Development

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SAC600 SAC600 Role of School-Age Provider

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SAC610 SAC610 Capstone Completion

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SAC620 SAC620 Discipline/Self Discipline SAC

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SAC630X SAC630X Conflict Resolution Comm Bldg

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SAC660 SAC660 Community Building for SAC

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SAC660X SAC660X Conflict Res & Comm Bldg

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SAY200 SAY200 Pos Dev SA Chldrn/Youth

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SAY210 SAY210 Best Practices-Chldrn & Youth

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SAY215 SAY215 Summer Programming

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SAY220 SAY220 Intentionally Prog Growth

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SAY225 SAY225 Highway to Professionalism

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SAY230 SAY230 Media Literacy

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SAY235 SAY235 Understanding School-Age Devel

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SAY240 SAY240 Teaching Social Skills

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SAY245 SAY245 Programming /Middle Schoolers

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SAY250 SAY250 Behavior Guide-Dance

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SAY255 SAY255 Leadership by Design

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SAY600 SAY600 Pos Dev in SA Chldrn/Youth

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SAY610 SAY610 Best Practices-Chldrn & Youth

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SAY615 SAY615 Summer Programming

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SAY620 SAY620 Intentionally Prog Growth

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SAY625 SAY625 Highway to Professionalism

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SCI-105 Princ of Physical & Life Sci

Set up a variety of inquiry investigations using everyday household items. You will be engaged in a variety of hands-on activities throughout this course. Both physical and life science areas will be covered.

SCI10X SCI10X General Biology

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SCI-110 Basic Physics

The course introduces physics in a non-threatening manner. Explore the physics of rollercoasters, parachutes, air pressure and much more.

SCI200 SCI200 Biological Basis of Race

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SCI201 SCI201 Glob Change:Hist & Humn Impact

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SCI202 SCI202 Scientfc Archaeology Holy Land

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SCI203 SCI203 Biol Perspect On Race & Gender

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SCI-205 Topics in Conservation

Students explore current issues in environmental science examine in-depth, such as water quality, oil drilling, or wildlife management. This class addresses how those issues are seen from different political, economic, and conservationist views.

SCI-207 Intro to Archaeology

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SCI-209 Intro to Environmental Sci

Used to identify key issues and relationships in environmental issues like economics and ethics in environmental use and planning, and issues relative to pollution, natural resource use and conservation, biodiversity, and global climate change. No technical science knowledge is needed.

SCI20X SCI20X Issues in Environmental Educ

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SCI222 SCI222 Environmental Science

This course will help students gain knowledge and an understanding of basic ecological/environmental principles. It will also include a review of current environmental problems and issues. Each week there will be a lab or field activity designed to help students explore the environment and analyze collected data.

SCI-250 Basic Science Principles

You may think you know nothing about science, but this fun interactive class will make science accessible to you. Chemical reactions, polymers, physics, and natural sciences will be presented in an interesting and entertaining way.

SCI-251 Age Approp Sci Curriculum

As most adults working with young children are aware that they are natural scientist. Build on this natural tendency by offering age-appropriate science experiences in your early childhood or school-age classroom curriculum. This hands-on class will provide a wealth of science experiences for children of all ages. Graduate credit requires extra assignments.

SCI25X SCI25X Topics in Conservation Science

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SCI27X SCI27X Introduction to Archaeology

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SCI29X SCI29X Contemp Issues Environ Science

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SCI321 SCI321 Vocabulary of Science

This course will help students build a better science vocabulary, particularly as it relates to medical terminology. Students will learn the basic elements of words, such as roots, prefixes, suffixes, combining vowels, and combining forms.

SCI324 SCI324 Environmental Issues

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SCI325 SCI325 Environmental Ethics

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SCI421 SCI421 Hist & Philosophy of Science

This course deals with the historical basis of science from the perspective of the early Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Chinese, Hindu, and Islamic cultures. Emphasis is on the growth and development of scientific theory and its applications with and between these cultures. The role of women in the early development of science is also discussed. Two lecture/discussion sections per week.

SCI499 SCI499 Environmental Science Topics

This course covers the major environmental concerns of the earth. (Prerequisites: 1 year chemistry and 1 year biology)

SCI-556 Research as Pedagogy

This graduate-level course is designed to provide intense research experiences for 9-12 Life Science educators to enhance use of life science research techniques and the use of research as pedagogy in the classroom.

SCI600 SCI600 Biol Perspective Race & Gender

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SCI601 SCI601 Glob Change:Hist & Humn Impact

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SCI603 SCI603 Biol Pers on Race and Gender

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SES-199 Simultaneous Enrollment

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SES-399 Simultaneous Enrollment

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SLS-300 Intro. to Professional Selling

This course will introduce students to the skills, concepts, tools and techniques in professional selling: business to business, business to employee and personal selling.

SLS-350 Advanced Professional Selling

The course will focus on advanced professional selling concepts, tools and techniques focusing on key account selling and relationship management.

SLS-400 Sales Mgmt & Bus. Devlpmnt.

This course will study how to develop and manage an effective sales organization focusing on business to business sales. Students will study in-depth competitive analysis, develop sales proposals, negotiate contracts, understand buyer needs, consultative selling, and develop strategies for gaining new business. These same concepts will be applied to creating positive social impact related to public policy in areas including the environment, health policy, business regulation, and education.

SLS-460 Sales for Social Impact

This course will explore strategies for both sale of products that have a social impact (such as green products) as well as strategies to integrate sales within an environmental or social context (percent of sales going to reduce the company's carbon footprint).

SLS-498 Sales Internship

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SMS441 SMS441 Science/Mathematics Seminar

This is a capstone course taken by all science and mathematics majors and team taught by the student�s discipline advisor. Students/advisors identify research currently being conducted in the major areas of each discipline. A bibliography is developed (and/or suggested) including book, journal and internet sources related to the research topics. Selected sources will be read, analyzed, and presented in written and/or oral form. The students will demonstrate the overall knowledge of their

SOC105 SOC105 Culture Creates Society

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SOC110 SOC110 The Heart of Africa

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SOC-136 Latino Families in Euro-Am

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SOC-137 Immigrant Families in MN

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SOC-152 Introduction to Sociology

This course provides an introduction to the systematic study of society and social behavior. Investigation will focus on the values and norms shared by society's members, the groups and institutions that compose social structure, and the forces that are transforming social reality.

SOC16X SOC16X General Sociology

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SOC16X1 SOC16X1 General Sociology

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SOC-200 Understanding Terrorism

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SOC201 SOC201 Understand Wage Determination

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SOC202 SOC202 Understanding Wage Determ

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SOC205 SOC205 The Role of Social Capital

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SOC206 SOC206 Consumer Behavior

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SOC-208 Sociology & Psy of Ldrshp

This course examines the role of society in organizational leadership. This interactive course is designed to help understand the impact of social-cultural perspectives on professional decision-making. Overview of topics: social conformity, conflict resolution, and cognitive distortions.

SOC-210 Rise of Civilization

Students taking this course will gain an understanding of how civilizations tick -- how complex societies both develop and collapse, while focusing on the continuity between the ancient world and the present. Thus we will look at many of the ancient civilizations commonly held to have given rise to western civilization: the Mesopotamian civilizations, Egypt and the Mediterranean world, especially Greece and Rome.

SOC-252 Social Problems

Students identify and analyze social problems that are social-structure in origin and discuss potential responses. Using the concept of �sociological imagination,� the problems of individual members of society are seen within the broader context of society as a whole. Specific social problems studied include drug abuse, poverty, crime, and aging.

SOC-253 Marriage and Family

This course considers the family as one of the primary social institutions within the larger social system. It explores the family's internal structure and functioning, how it serves the needs of both individuals and society, how it is changing in contemporary American society, and the societal challenges of families in crisis. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC254 SOC254 People & Culture of SE Asia

This course explores the people and culture of countries in Southeast Asia including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. These Southeast Asia countries known for their ancient culture, increasing modernization and breathtaking beauty, provide a rich setting for interdisciplinary learning. This course is designed to introduce students to the region�s history and culture. Students will learn about language, literature, history, religion, economics, politics, education, arts and other aspects of

SOC255 SOC255 People and Culture of China

China, known for its ancient culture, increasing modernization and breathtaking beauty, provides a rich setting for interdisciplinary learning. This course is designed to introduce students to the people and culture of China. Students will learn about the Chinese language, literature, history, religion, economics, politics, education, arts and other aspects of Chinese culture. Students will receive an orientation and become acquainted with the course objectives prior to the course. Classroom

SOC-256 Intro to Criminal Justice

The course uses a sociological perspective to analyze the meaning of crime for a society, theories of criminal behavior and crime prevention. Emphasis is placed on understanding the law enforcement, judicial and corrections systems. Current issues such as police discretion, gun control, capital punishment and corporate crime are examined. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-257 Human Rights Education

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SOC-258 Careers in CJ & Private Securi

This course will allow students to explore the many career opportunities in criminal justice and private security. Students will be given factual information, career guidance and an overview of what this field has to offer. Students who would like to know more about the criminal justice field as well as those planning on or are currently majoring in this area will benefit directly from the content covered.

SOC300 SOC300 Technology and Society

This course will examine the relationships between the contemporary American society and the new technologies that have recently emerged (e.g., the Internet, cell phones, video-games, etc.). The class will look at how fundamental social processes of communication, friendships, intimate relationships, social capital development, community building and political participation transform as a result of new technologies.

SOC-322 Technology and Society

This course will examine the relationships between the contemporary American society and the new technologies that have recently emerged (e.g., the Internet, cell phones, video-games, etc.). The class will look at how fundamental social processes of communication, friendships, intimate relationships, social capital development, community building and political participation transform as a result of new technologies

SOC-325 MN Criminal Codes & Statutes

The course covers the elements and effects of the Minnesota Criminal Code. Students study basic procedural law; crimes against persons, crimes against property, juvenile law, traffic law, and laws relating to domestic violence. Pertinent court cases are discussed in relation to each topic. (The course is required for students who intend to take the POST exam for Minnesota law enforcement officers.)

SOC-351 Juvenile Justice

The course examines the nature and extent of juvenile crime in American society. It includes an analysis of the historical and intellectual foundations of the juvenile justice system and the interpretation of Constitutional law as applied to children. Emphasis is placed on the role of the family and community in the prevention and treatment of delinquency. (Prerequisites: SOC152, SOC256)

SOC-352 Police and Community

Though this course addresses the primary purposes and functions of policing, instructional priorities include scientific police management; the dynamics of community policing; theories underlying crime prevention and control; the ability of law enforcement of effectively address cultural diversity, police ethics; emerging technologies; and the application of Constitutional and Minnesota State law and procedures to current practice. (Prerequisites: SOC151, SOC256)

SOC-353 Themes in Adult Dev. & Aging

This course explores a variety of themes in development throughout the lifespan beginning with youth and ending in the last stages of adulthood including aging, death and dying. Lifespan, sociological, psychological, and family science perspectives will be used to examine a variety of themes.

SOC-354 Sociology of Law

This course examines the formal, public responses to crime. It includes a discussion of the nature of criminal law and its purposes and the classification and grading of various criminal wrongs. Case law examples are used to enable students to understand, critique and apply criminal laws to situations in contemporary society. (Prerequisites: SOC152, SOC256 or consent of instructor)

SOC355 SOC355 Sociology of Aging

This course explores the many and varied aspects of aging from a sociological perspective. The physiological, psychological and social changes associated with the aging process are examined, as well as society�s response to these changes in various cultural contexts. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-357 Class and Community

This course analyzes the nature and functions of American social class and community life. The primary focus is on patterns of social in equality and resulting systems of stratification, both of which are evaluated in terms of their consequences for the individual and the community. The debate of rights verses responsibilities forms the basis of inquiry into the individual-community relationship. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-358 Minority Groups

Students study various racial, ethnic, and other social groups in the broad context of American society. Attention is given to the concept of minority status as it relates to prejudices, discrimination and segregation in contemporary life. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-359 Social Welfare:An Institution

This course examines basic social welfare theory and methods in order to understand the structure and function of public and private welfare in American society. Social welfare is examined as part of the larger American social structure, reflecting cultural values as well as political and economic processes. Attention is given to several areas of social welfare in which specialization has occurred, including work with the elderly, the chemically dependent and battered children and adults.

SOC-451 Social Psychology

Students examine how the individual's personality, behavior and attitudes are shaped through interaction with others. The course deals with such issues as conformity, persuasion, aggression, altruism, and attraction. Individual behavior is understood in light of symbolic communication and the social construction of the self. (Prerequisite: SOC152 or PSY101)

SOC-452 Social Organization

This course addresses the fundamental question of how and why social organization is possible. Attention is given to major concepts and theories of social structure, forms of social organization (groups, communities, networks, formal organizations), basic social processes (integration, differentiation, regulation, change), the emergence of social organization from individual decision-making, and the sociology of work and occupations. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-453 Social Theory

This class provides an overview of classic and contemporary theory including a discussion of the works of Karl Marx, Max Webber, Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, George Herbert Mead, Talcott Parsons, Ralf Dahrendorf, Anthony Giddens, and others. Social theory is examined as a continually evolving process that both inspires and enlightens sociological research. **This course serves as the capstone experience for the sociology major. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-454 Soc Research Methods & Stats

This course explores empirical sociological investigation, covering principles of scientific inquiry, research design (surveys, experimentation, field research, secondary source analysis, evaluation research), data collection, and data analysis (descriptive and inferential statistics). (Prerequisites: SOC152, MAT110)

SOC455 SOC455 Sociological Research Seminar

This course is designed for advanced sociology students who have designed and implemented research projects as part of SOC454, Sociological Research Methods and Statistics. Through individual faculty mentoring, students will complete projects and prepare them for presentation and/or publication. (Prerequisites: SOC152, SOC454)

SOC456 SOC456 Seminar in Sociology

In this course, a selected problem or area of sociology, such as the sociology of education, religion, or gender, is studied. Students may also select an issue or problem in contemporary social life, frame a compelling sociological question and conceptualize and carry out a research agenda to address the question. Students may repeat the seminar if they select another topic. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-488 Sociology Independent Study

With the help of an instructor, students design their own learning activities, which may include readings, independent research, projects, and papers. (Prerequisite: SOC152)

SOC-498 Sociology Internship

Students participate in internships in social service agencies, local government, urban studies and related fields of interest under supervision of field professionals and staff members of the sociology department. (Prerequisites: SOC152; sociology majors only)

SOC-499 Senior Outcomes

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SOC600 SOC600 Understanding Terrorism

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SOC636 SOC636 Latino Families

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SOC-637 Immigrant Families in MN

This course will serve as an introduction to four major immigrant groups living in Minnesota: East Africans, Latinos, East Europeans, and Southeast Asians. An emphasis will be placed on history, culture, reasons for immigration and life in the U.S. Students will be encouraged to explore one group in-depth through readings, observations, interview and writings. In addition to mini-lecture and discussion, class time will allow for students to reflect on what they are learning and/or their

SOC657 SOC657 Human Rights Education

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SPA-100 Survival Spanish

If you are planning to travel to a Spanish speaking country or are thinking about a short introduction to the Spanish language, this would be the appropriate class to take. You will learn basic Spanish: greetings, numbers, asking for directions, ordering food at a restaurant, hotel reservations, and basic health care issues.

SPA-101 Beginning College Spanish I

This course introduces basic vocabulary along with present and past tense verbs. Cultural notes and short readings are included along with the basic grammar. Immediate use of the language is encouraged.

SPA-102 Beginning College Spanish II

This course continues vocabulary building through short readings and dialogues in simulated real-life situations. Grammar concentrates on past-tense review, present subjunctive, perfect tenses, the future, commands, and object pronouns. Cultural readings and film are included. (Prerequisite: SPA101 Beginning Spanish I or equivalent; usually 2 years of high school Spanish)

SPA-131 Translation and Culture

From simple translations to cultural transference of programs and materials. What to expect from a translator. How to hire a translator or interpreter. What is the difference between a translation and a culturally and linguistically competent program in another language. Case study of a linguistically and culturally translated educational program.

SPA-201 Intermed College Spanish I

In this course basic grammar is reviewed with increased emphasis on composition and conversation. An accompanying reader is included to expand vocabulary and recognition of familiar structures as well as provide literary and cultural material for discussion. Verb tenses include an introduction to the subjunctive. (Prerequisite: SPA102 Beginning Spanish I: Second Semester or equivalent; usually 2 years or more of high school Spanish)

SPA-202 Intermed College Spanish II

This course is a continuation of SPA201 with the same texts. Continued refinement of writing and conversational skills with emphasis on cultural issues is featured. Verb study is expanded to include all tenses. (Prerequisite: SPA201 Intermediate Spanish II: First Semester or equivalent; usually 2 years or more of high school Spanish)

SPA-301 Advanced College Spanish I

An advanced Spanish language course focusing primarily on grammar review and writing with regular conversation sessions. The course includes intensive and detailed work in expository and creative writing, syntax, stylistic and idiomatic usage. There is also some introduction to advanced translation in Spanish. (Prerequisite: SPA202 Intermediate Spanish II: Second Semester or equivalent; usually 3 years of high school Spanish)

SPA-302 Advanced College Spanish II

An advanced Spanish language course focusing primarily on vocabulary expansion and conversation with some writing exercises and structure review. Conversational practice with special emphasis on aural-oral skills. A variety of reading material is assigned as preparation for class discussion. Videos, movies, and audiotapes may also be assigned. (Prerequisite: SPA202 Intermediate Spanish II: Second Semester or equivalent; usually 3 years of high school Spanish)

SPA-401 Spanish IV:Topics in Spanish

This course is designed to provide the student with advanced Spanish language proficiency. The specific topic may vary depending on the year and the instructors. Examples might include Spanish in the Workplace, Spanish Linguistics, or other related topics. (Prerequisite: SPA302 or equivalent)

SPA-402 Read in Contemp Spanish Lit

A course designed to expose the student to representative writers of current trends in the literature of Spain and Latin America. Some literary movements explored are magic realism, post modernism, feminism, and the testimonial novel. The student will read novels, short stories, theater, poetry, and view occasional films. Authors may vary from year to year. (Prerequisite: SPA302 or consent of instructor: based on interview and proficiency test)

SPA-403 Span IV:VoicesLatinos in U.S.

A course designed to examine the stories of Latinos in the U.S. as told by them. Authors read are of Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, and Mexican American origin. Special emphasis is placed on practices and values held both here and in the cultures of origin. Such subjects as family, social and economic struggles, individual aspirations ,and spiritual needs are covered. Language issues are highlighted and film is used to complement the readings.

SPA-488 Spanish Independent Study

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SPA-498 Spanish Internship

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SPED540 SPED540 Linguistics for Lang. Tchrs.

This course provides a basic introduction to human language. Students would learn basic phonetics, phonology, grammar, semantics and pragmatics, as well as the historical and comparative dimensions of language. The course serves as a foundation for all other work in the ESL/Bilingual Licensure Minor.

SPED-55 Independent Study

Student will participate in class meetings and one discussion board and will complete research requirement as indicated in the class syllabus for the required concurrent course.

SPED-57 Spec. Ed.:Gen. Ed. Practicum

This course give the graduate special education teacher candidate an opportunity to observe in a regular education classroom, teach their created lessons to both general education and special education students in an inclusive environment, to reflect on those lessons, and modify their future lessons dependent upon the formative assessment of the students� work.

SPED-57 Fund: Autism Spectrum Disorder

An introduction to the dynamics of autism spectrum disorders, their effect on students� education, legal responsibilities of schools, and collaboration among schools and other agencies who serve these youth.

SPED-57 Comm & Social Skills Training

A study of strategies and interventions for promoting the development of communication skills and social skills.

SPED-57 Intervntn: Autism Spect Disord

Development of functional skills instruction including applied behavior analysis, sensory integration, and functional and ecological assessment procedures for the instruction of learners with autism spectrum disorder.

SPED-58 Ethical Issues for Prof Educ Available online

A study of ethics and moral philosophy with application to the field of special education. Current educational issues will be examined in the context of the lives and careers of the PK-12 special educator.

SPED-58 Instruct Strg: Mid/Mod Disabil

An examination of the knowledge and skills needed to learn about and apply instructional strategies in preK-12 classroom settings.

SPED-58 Tchg Stdts w/Linguistic Diff

A study of the issues and approaches to educating a culturally and linguistically diverse population and those with reading difficulties.

SPED-58 Collab in Inclusive Settings

A Study and applied practice in collaboration teaching between general educators and special educators and paraprofessionals in both settings.

SPED-58 Intrv: Stdnt w/Emot & Behv Dis

Application of evidenced-based interventions focused on behavioral, psycho-educational, medical and ecological theories for working with youth with EBD in educational settings.

SPED-58 Learners & Disab: Educ Assess

Development of competencies in the use and interpretation of instruments to measure educational achievement, learning discrepancies, and inferential thinking and conceptual development.

SPED588 SPED588 Strat:Stdnts. w/Lang/Math Dis.

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SPED-58 Collaborative Consult. SPED

An examination of techniques with relation to collaborating with parents, caregivers, community services, and other support services to enhance the learning of the learner with special needs.

SPED-59 Tchng Stdts/Math or Lang Dif

An examination of the mathematical and writing needs of learners in contemporary classrooms and research-based practices for meeting those needs.

SPED-59 Applied Experience in LD

Students complete supervised practice in teaching learners with special needs. Specialized methods and on going diagnosis are used within a clinical setting. (Prerequisites: All course work within specified licensure program.)

SPED-59 Tchng Stdts/Mental Hlth Needs

An examination of the social/emotional needs of learners in contemporary classrooms and research based practices for meetings those needs.

SPED-59 Appl Exp Autism Spec Disorder

Supervised practice in teaching learners with special needs. Specialized methods and ongoing diagnosis are used within a clinical setting.

SPED-59 Applied Experience in EBD

Students complete supervised practice in teaching learners with special needs. Specialized methods and on going diagnosis are used within a clinical setting. Prerequisites: All course work within specified licensure program.

SPED-59 Behavior Management

An examination of positive behavior teaching and support for promoting acceptable behavior in school and grounded in research based interventions.

SPED597 SPED597 Tchng Students w/Rdg Difficult

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SPED-59 Fund: Emotnl & Behv Disorders

An introduction to the dynamics of emotional and behavioral disorders, their effects on students� education, legal responsibilities of schools, and collaboration among schools and other agencies who serve these youth.

SPED-59 Adolesc Exp with EBD

An examination of the unique strengths and needs of adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders.

SSK-034 PPST: Writing

This course develops the writing skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in writing.

SSK-035 Praxis I: Reading

This course develops the reading skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in reading.

SSK-036 Praxis I: Mathematics

This course develops the mathematics skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in mathematics.

SSK33 SSK33 ESOL Special Topics

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SSK34 SSK34 PPST: Writing

This course develops the writing skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in writing.

SSK35 SSK35 Praxis I: Reading

This course develops the reading skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in reading.

SSK36 SSK36 Praxis I: Mathematics

This course develops the mathematics skills of those preparing to take the Praxis I examination in mathematics.

SSK40 SSK40 Adjunct Courses

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SSK66 SSK66 Lecture Comprehension, ESOL

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SSK67 SSK67 Lecture Comprehension, ESOL

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SSK77 SSK77 Writing Leboratory

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SSK78 SSK78 Writing Laboratory

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SSK87 SSK87 Reading Laboratory

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SSK88 SSK88 Reading Laboratory

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SSK90 SSK90 Reading for Success

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SSK93 SSK93 Becoming a Master Student

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SSK99 SSK99 Turning Point

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SSS-090 Technology Training

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SSS-100 College Foundations

Covers skill-building for achieving educational goals in colleges. Includes study skills such as textbook reading, note taking, test preparation, test taking, and research skills. Life skills such as communication skills, time management, stress management, and memory and concentration strategies are also important components.

SSS-101 College Transitions

The College Transitions course guides and supports students making the transition from high school to university study. It helps students develop the necessary skills, habits, strategies, and values that will empower them to deal effectively with college life. Students with fewer than 20 transfer credits and former PSEO students who earned college credits in a high-school-setting-only are required to take this course their first semester on campus.

SSS-102 Foundations for Intl. Students

A Seminar to offer skill development, especially in writing and speaking, and to learn more about living and studying in the United States. By the end of the course, students will be better prepared to be successful in their education endeavors.

SSS-110 College Reading

This course prepares students for the complexity and intensity of college-level reading demands. The course focuses on the types of textual material students will encounter in various academic disciplines, e.g., history, psychology, science, literature, and so on. Emphasis is placed on developing the critical thinking required by college professors when they ask students to read a text in their discipline. Students with ACT scores of less than 20 in Reading are required to take this course

SSS-115 Algebra Skills

The goal of this course is to strengthen basic math skills in preparation for future math courses. The course begins by reviewing operations with signed numbers, fractions, and radicals. The course builds to simplifying algebraic expressions and solving and graphing linear equations, both equalities and inequalities. This face-to-face course will utilize just-in-time individualized learning, cooperative learning, and computer technology to enhance the student experience.

SSS-120 College Turning Points

This course is designed to teach students on academic probation successful strategies, learning techniques, practical knowledge, and life management skills to stay on course in their college journey. Students use journals and class discussion to reflect on personal mindsets and decision-making.

SSS-125 Learning to Lead

This course will enable students to develop the necessary skills to lead themselves academically, personally and professionally. This course will teach students about the resources and technology available to assist in their academic success. Specific topics of time management and goal setting will lead students to develop and utilize appropriate study techniques. Topics in life skills will lead students to a better understanding of self and others, and encourage the development and

SSS-150 Career Exploration and Assmnt

Students relate self-understanding, life-style choices, personality inventory results, and career information to decisions about their own careers. Students will apply new insights about themselves to their investigation of career options and future life plans.

SSS-200 Leadership Development

Learn about your own leadership potential and build skills in conflict management, boundary-setting, team-building, group facilitation, stress management, and morale boosting. Apply concepts in ethics, servant leadership, emotional intelligence, and leadership styles to your own life and roles today while developing strengths for your future. (This class includes a service-learning component.)

SSS-201 Transfer Transitions

The Transfer Transitions course guides and supports transfer students entering the Concordia University community by familiarizing them with campus resources, campus culture, and opportunities for success. The course fosters a smooth, effective, and efficient college to college transition. Designed for transfer students who have completed 20 � 90 college-level credits.

SSS-230 Service-Learning Costa Rica

This intensive month-long course is offered for CSP students participating in the Concordia University System study abroad consortium in Costa Rica. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to community development initiatives and discover their gifts through a service-learning placement in the community. Students will be placed in a community organization for 12-15 hours/week and participate in weekly reflection classes. The course offers direct interaction with locals and enhances

SSS250 SSS250 Strategies for Career Success

A continuation of SSS150 Career Exploration and Assessment, this practical course helps students integrate individual talents, values, interests, and experiences and apply them to essential career search strategies. Students will explore career fields and job markets, and develop employment skills, such as interviewing, resume writing, and job retention, to prepare for today�s world of work. . (Prerequisite: SSS150 or consent of instructor)

SSS-497 College Transitions Tchg Asst

Assist new students' successful transition from high school to college through College Transitions course.

SSS-498 College Transitions Intern

This internship experience allows students to build leadership skills, mentor first-year students, and foster a relationship with a College Transitions instructor. The College Transitions Intern will model positive student behavior, plan and implement Welcome Week or other activities, attend every College Transitions class period, work with the assigned College Transitions section as a group, meet each student from their section individually, attend monthly Peer Advisor in-service sessions,

SSS90 SSS90 Technology Training

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