Guidance

EARLY START PROGRAM (ESP)

FALL 2020 ONLINE COURSES

AMERICAN FAMILY SYSTEMS

Course Code: SOC 2232-190

Description: An examination of the diversity of marriage and family life in American society as reflected in changing social conditions and social policies. Focus is given to social and economic justice and populations at risk, including the identification and function of values, norms, and codes relevant to marriage and family decision making.

Instructor: Dr. Janice Purk Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.A.S. Health Education, B.S.E. Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and the B.S.W. Social Work degree programs. SOC 2232 is also a general education course at Mansfield University.

COMPOSITION I

Course Code: ENG 1112-190

Description: Intensive reading and writing of expository prose. Analytical and critical thinking and college-level research skills are emphasized.

Instructor: Dr. Brad Lint

Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by all degree programs.

DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Course Code: SWK 2500-190

Description: This online course increases awareness, knowledge, and understanding of issues related to diversity, human rights, and social and economic justice. Students will examine the history of social welfare and the social work profession’s response to the oppression of at-risk groups. Personal and interpersonal connections to power and privilege are explored. Topics include race and racism, classism, sexism, ableism, and youth and elder oppression.

Instructor: Dr. Mary Daly Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.A.S. Health Education, A.S. Substance Use and Behavior Disorder Counseling and the B.S.W. Social Work degree programs.

INTRODUCTION TO ART

Course Code: ARH 1101-190

Description: An approach to the dominant movements and ideas of the Western World as they evolved in visual arts from cave art origins to the present.

Instructor: Mr. Adam Veil Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the B.A. Art History and B.S. Graphic Design degree programs. ARH 1101 is also a general education course at Mansfield University.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Course Code: BUS 1130-190

Description: Studies an overview of the broad concept of business functions. Provides a foundation for understanding the relationships among essential activities of business. Helps students to determine and pursue their areas of interest and aptitude.

Instructor: Dr. David Solan Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.S. Business Administration, all B.S. Business Administration concentrations (Accounting, Management and Marketing) and the B.M. Music: Music Business degree programs.

INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Course Code: CJA 1100-190

Description: An introduction to the field of criminal justice and its major components, roles and functions. Emphasis is placed upon concepts of law and the historical descriptive analysis of the police, courts, and corrections.

Instructor: Dr. Justin Crowl Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.S. and B.S. Criminal Justice Administration degree programs.

INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

Course Code: PSY 1101-190

Description: Designed to familiarize students with the application of scientific psychology to human life. Emphasis is on “normal” behavior and its antecedents. Includes the study of broad categories of human behavior through various psychological models.

Instructor: Dr. Francis Craig Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the following degree programs: A.A.S. Health Education,

A.A.S. Radiologic Technology, B.S. Respiratory Care, B.S. Community Health Education, B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education, B.M. Music Education, B.S.N. Nursing, B.S.Ed. Professional Studies in Secondary Education (all concentrations), and B.S. Psychology (all concentrations). PSY 1101 is also a general education course at Mansfield University.

INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE

Course Code: ENG 1115-190

Description: Introduction to reading poetry, fiction, and drama for understanding and enjoyment.

Instructor: Ms. Marissa Scott

Credits: 3 credits

Notes: ENG 1115 is a general education course at Mansfield University.

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

Course Code: SOC 1101-190

Description: Introduction to the basic concepts, premises, and techniques involved in the scientific approach to the study of human societies. Analysis is made of selected aspects of social behavior at interpersonal, intergroup, and societal levels. Global perspectives are explored.

Instructor: Dr. Tim Madigan Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the following degree programs: A.A.S. Health Education, B.A. Sociology, B.S. Community Health Education, B.S. Nutrition, B.S.N. Nursing, and B.S.W Social Work degree programs. SOC 1101 is also a general education course at Mansfield University.

INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS

Course Code: MA 1125-190

Description: A survey of basic statistical methods for analyzing data. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, point and interval estimation, hypothesis tests, linear regression, correlation, and non-parametric tests.

Instructor: Dr. Matt Haner

Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the following degree programs: A.S. Chemical Technology, A.S. Computer Information Systems, A.A.S. Health Education, B.S. Community Health Education, B.S. Biology – Medical Laboratory Sciences Concentration, B.S. Geosciences (all concentrations), B.S.N. Nursing, B.S. Nutrition, B.S.Ed. Professional Studies in Secondary Education – Earth/Space Science, English, and Social Studies Concentrations, B.S. Safety Management, and B.A. Sociology. This course may also be used to satisfy the mathematics requirement in the A.A.S. Environmental Technology program. MA 1125 is also a general education course at Mansfield University.

ORAL COMMUNICATION

Course Code: COM 1101-190

Description: Objectives are to help students formulate their ideas coherently, evaluate factual material, use sound reasoning patterns in their preparation and attempts to communicate concepts orally, and to determine and select the most effective means of expression in formal and informal speaking situations.

Instructor: Ms. Bia Bernum

Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by all degree programs at Mansfield University.


PHYSICAL GEOLOGY WITH LAB

Course Code: GEL 1125-190 and GEL 1125L-190

Description: A study of the solid portion of the earth, its composition, and the processes that act upon it. Included are such topics as rocks and minerals, weathering, and geologic structures.

Instructor: Dr. Lee Stocks Credits: 4 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.A.S. Environmental Technology and B.S. Geosciences degree programs. GEL 1125 is also a general education course.

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

Course Code: ACC 1110-190

Description: Introduces the fundamentals of accounting, which is “the language of business.” The course covers the accounting cycle, balance sheet and income statement preparation, and internal controls. Other topics include accounting for cash, receivables, merchandise inventory, plant assets and intangibles, and ethics.

Instructor: Dr. Xiaoxuan Ji Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the A.S. Business Administration, all B.S. Business Administration concentrations (Accounting, Management and Marketing) and the B.M. Music: Music Business degree programs.

UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1877

Course Code: HST 2201-190

Description: A survey of American history covering pre-European contact through colonization, independence, and the formation of the new republic; nationalism, sectionalism, and the growth of democracy in the 19th century; and the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Instructor: Dr. Karen Guenther Credits: 3 credits

Notes: This course is required by the B.A. History and B.S.E. Professional Studies in Secondary Education Social Studies: History degree programs. HST 2201 is a general education course at Mansfield University.

Our Mission

The Guidance Department strives to improve in each individual his/her own self-image. The primary function of our staff is to promote emotional maturity in each student and in cooperation with the other professional staff, to promote the physical, intellectual and moral maturity of each student

Links for Students

Guidance staff

Elementary

Ms. Rhonda Brown - Guidance Counselor rhonda.brown@camcosd.org

Mrs. Amy Thwing - Guidance Secretary amy.thwing@camcosd.org

High School

Ms. Krystle Cesa - Guidance Counselor krystle.cesa@camcosd.org

Mrs. Amy Thwing - Guidance Secretary amy.thwing@camcosd.org

For student record requests, contact Amy Thwing, Guidance Secretary, at 814-486-4000, extension 2074