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Earn Credit for a Full Semester in Only 3 WEEKS!

Wintermester Classes begin on Dec. 14, 2020, and end on Jan. 1, 2021.

  • Registration begins: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
  • Registration deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020
  • Payment deadline: Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020
  • Class begins: Monday, Dec. 14, 2020
  • Census: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020
  • Holidays: Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2021
  • Last Day to Withdraw*: Monday, Dec. 28, 2020
  • Final Exam and Class Ends: Friday, Jan. 1, 2021

*Last day for Incomplete “I” grades to be completed is September 13, 2021

Spring 2021 Registration Time-Ticketing

Nov 9-10    46+hours, Veterans, and Active Duty Military
Nov 11-12  31 + hours
Nov 13-14  9 + hours
Nov 16       All students

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Available Wintermester Courses:

Communication & Learning

  • ENGL 1301/261 Lecture - Composition I 

    Course Offering ID: 38516
    Prerequisites:
     Demonstrate College Readiness through appropriate placement scores and/or completion of developmental sequence in English and/or Reading.
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420
    Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

  • ENGL 1302/768 - Composition I

    Course Offering ID: 38515
    Prerequisites:
     Students must earn a “C” or better in ENGL 1301 or its equivalent.
    Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.
  • SPCH 1311/130 Lecture - Introduction to Speech Communication

    Course Offering ID: 38518
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420
    This course focuses on theories and practice of communication in interpersonal, small group, and public speaking. Students learn about communication theory, improve skills in communication with others, and make formal oral presentations.
  • EDUC 1300/196 Lecture - Learning Framework

    Course Offering ID: 38517
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
    Ready for INRW 0420 
    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 student 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.

  • SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420
    This course focuses on research, composition, organization, delivery, and analysis of speeches for various purposes and occasions. This course is designed for students who want to improve their skills in public speaking. Emphasis is on critical thinking and refining techniques of speaking.
  • SPCH 1321/047 Lecture - Business and Professional Communication

    Course Offering ID: 38519
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     Ready for INRW 0420
    This course focuses on the application of theories and practice of speech communication as applied to business and professional situations. Students learn the fundamental techniques of business and professional presentations, including organizational and other types of communication used in business settings.
 

Fine Arts and Kinesiology

 
  • KINE 1301 - Foundations of Kinesiology 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 
    The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to human movement that includes the historical development of physical education, exercise science, and sport. This course offers the student both an introduction to the knowledge base, as well as, information on expanding career opportunities.

  • KINE 1346 - Drug Use and Abuse

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420
    Study of the use, misuse, and abuse of drugs and other harmful substances in today’s society. Physiological, sociological, pharmacological, and psychological factors will be emphasized.

  • DRAM 1310 - Introduction to Theater - Theater Appreciation 

    This is a course designed to provide a survey of the main fields of theatre activity thus providing a background for the appreciation and enjoyment of live theatre through an understanding of the elements of play analysis, acting, directing, technical theatre, and the collaborative nature of live theatre.

  • ARTS 1301/002 Lecture - Art Appreciation 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills
    Course Offering ID: 36359
    Prerequisite:
     Ready for INRW 0420
    Presents an introduction to the exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works.

  • MUSI 1306/001 Lecture - Fundamentals of Music I

    Course Offering ID: 36363
    Introduction to the elements of music theory: scales, intervals, keys, triads, elementary ear training, keyboard harmony, notation, meter, and rhythm.
 

Engineering & Mathematics

  • Math 0001/139 Laboratory - Developmental Math Lab

    Course Offering ID: 29920
    Corequisites: MATH 0410, MATH 0320, MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1414, MATH 1442, MATH 1332, or MATH 2412.
    This course is required for students enrolled in MATH 0410, MATH 0320, MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1414, MATH 1442, MATH 1332, or MATH 2412. Students receive assistance with their math course topics through pencil-and-paper tutoring and computer-assisted instruction.
  • Math 0001/140 Laboratory - Developmental Math Lab

    Course Offering ID: 31353
    Corequisites: MATH 0410, MATH 0320, MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1414, MATH 1442, MATH 1332, or MATH 2412.
    This course is required for students enrolled in MATH 0410, MATH 0320, MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1414, MATH 1442, MATH 1332, or MATH 2412. Students receive assistance with their math course topics through pencil-and-paper tutoring and computer-assisted instruction.
  • Math 1314/0 Lecture - College Algebra

    Course Offering ID: 36013
    Instructor:
    Mitchell
    Math
     Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     MATH 0320
    In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.
  • Math 1314/0 Lecture - College Algebra

    Course Offering ID: 38486
    Instructor:
    Mitchell
    Math
     Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     MATH 0320
    In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.
  • Math 1332/0 Lecture - Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)

    Course Offering ID: 38119
    Instructor:
    Trautman
    Math
     Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     MATH 0410
    This course is intended for Non-STEM majors who have completed MATH 0410 or are eligible for MATH 0320 and need to take MATH 1342 for their major.  Students will co-enroll in both MATH 0142 and MATH 1342.  This course supports students in developing skills, strategies, and reasoning needed to succeed in mathematics, including communication and appropriate use of technology. Topics include the study of numeracy and the real number system; algebraic concepts, notation, and reasoning; quantitative relationships; mathematical models; and problem-solving, and any additional topics, as needed, to support the content of MATH 1342.

  • Math 1342/0 Lecture - Elementary Statistics Methods

    Course Offering ID: 38118
    Instructor:
    Mitchell
    Math
     Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     MATH 0410
    Collection, analysis, presentation, and interpretation of data, and probability. The analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. The use of appropriate technology is recommended.

Natural Sciences

  • BIOL 1308/001 - Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)

    Course Offering ID: 36024
    Instructor:
    Aiken
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420 
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course includes a study of fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of physiology, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are also included.
  • BIOL 1309/016 - Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture)

    Course Offering ID: 35748
    Instructor:
    Wolf
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420 
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.
  • BIOL 1323/0 Lecture - Consumer Nutrition (for Non-Science Majors)

    Course Offering ID: 35607
    Instructor: Cortes
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is a survey course for non-science majors. Topics of current interest including weight control, food labeling, diet in relation to health and physical fitness, and age- and health-related nutritional needs are studied.

  • GEOL 1301 - Earth Sciences Lecture I

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Topics include the nature of the earth as revealed by geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and other related physical sciences. Some laboratory experiences or field trips may be included.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

  • HIST 1301/186 Lecture - United States History I 

    Course Offering ID: 37934
    Instructor:
    Carlisle
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    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.

  • HIST 1302/359 Lecture - United States History II

    Course Offering ID: 37932
    Instructor:
    Carlisle
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War, and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

  • GOVT 2305/035 Lecture - Federal Government

    Course Offering ID: 14977
    Instructor:
    Dinsmore
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure, and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties, and civil rights.

  • GOVT 2306/166 Lecture - Texas Government

    Course Offering ID: 15099
    Instructor:
    Dinsmore
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas.

     
  • HUMA 1301/061 Lecture - Introduction to the Humanities I

    Course Offering ID: 37936
    Instructor:
    Nawrocik
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    An interdisciplinary, multi-perspective assessment of cultural, political, philosophical, and aesthetic factors critical to the formulation of values and the historical development of the individual and of society.

  • HUMA 1302/013 Lecture - Introduction to the Humanities II

    Course Offering ID: 29691
    Instructor:
    Wilder
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite:
     INRW 0420
    An interdisciplinary, multi-perspective assessment of cultural, political, philosophical, and aesthetic factors critical to the formulation of values and the historical development of the individual and of society.

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