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All courses are three credit hours.


Course Description

Examines various facets of African American culture that collectively construct the African American experience including art, literature, drama, migration, film, and education. Covers issues facing African Americans through a cultural and socio-political context to understand and appreciate African American impacts on the United States.


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.

Course Description

Survey of the political, social, and economic development of the antebellum South.


Textbook Information

The textbooks below are required for enrollments starting January 8, 2021 and later.

Title

A New Face on the Countryside: Indians, Colonists, and Slaves in South Atlantic Forests, 1500 - 1800

Author

Timothy Silver

ISBN

978-0521387392


Title

The Slave Community

Author

John W. Blassingame

ISBN

978-0-19-502563-7

Course Description

Introduction of accounting as an information system with emphasis on processing and presenting information in the form of financial statements for use in decision making. The course emphasizes business processes and double entry accounting. Prerequisite: ISYS 1120 or ISYS 1123, and MATH 2053 or MATH 2554, and WCOB 1111 (for business majors) each with a grade of C or better.


Textbook Information

Title

Financial Accounting, 2nd Edition

Author

David Spiceland; Wayne Thomas; Don Herrmann

ISBN

978-0-07-811082-5

Course Description

Introduction to the nature of culture and its influence on human behavior and personality; comparative study of custom, social organization, and processes of change and integration of culture. Corequisite: Drill component.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ANTH 2013)


Textbook Information

Title

Cultural Anthropology

Author

Barbara D. Miller

ISBN

978-0-205-03518-2

Course Description

An exploration of indigenous societies and cultures of North America from an anthropological perspective. Using examples from diverse Native Nations from the time of European contact to the present, we will examine colonialism and resistance, indigenous cosmologies, memory culture and oral tradition, and the politics of representation.


Textbook Information

Title

Native American Heritage

Author

Merwyn S. Garbarino; Robert F. Sasso

ISBN

978-0-88133-773-0

Course Description

A survey of children's literary works, authors, and illustrators with emphasis on the preschool and primary grade literature.


Textbook Information

In addition to the required textbook, students must read children's books to complete assignments for this course. These books can often be checked out from local public libraries. Click for more information .

Title

Children's Literature, Briefly

Author

Michael O. Tunnell; James S. Jacobs; Terrell A. Young; Gregory Bryan

ISBN

978-0-13-384655-3

Course Description

An understanding of emergent literacy development through a study of science-based literacy pedagogy and practical field experiences. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013, ENGL 1023, CIED 2943.


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Literacy for the 21st Century (7th ed.)

Author

Gail E. Tompkins

Course Description

Macroeconomic analysis, including aggregate employment, income, fiscal and monetary policy, growth and business cycles. Credit will be allowed for only one of ECON 2013 and AGEC 2103. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or higher, or a score of 26 on the math component of the ACT exam, or 600 on the math component of the old SAT or 620 on the math component of the new SAT.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2103)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Macroeconomics, Student Value Edition Plus New MyEconLab with Pearson eText (1-semester access) -- Access Card Package (6th Edition)

Author

Hubbard and O'Brien

Course Description

Microeconomic analysis, including market structures, supply and demand, production costs, price and output, and international economics. Credit will be allowed for only one of ECON 2023 and AGEC 1103. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or higher, or a score of at least 26 on the math component of the ACT exam, or a score of at least 600 on the math component of the old SAT or 620 on the math component of the new SAT.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Microeconomics plus New MyEconLab with Pearson eText (1-semester access) - Access Card Package (6th edition)

Author

Hubbard and O'Brien

Course Description

Required of all freshmen unless exempted by the Department of English. Prerequisite: ENGL 0002 or an acceptable score on the English section of the ACT or another approved test.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency=ENGL 1013)


Textbook Information

Title

A Sequence for Academic Writing

Author

Laurence Behrens; Leonard J. Rosen

ISBN

978-0-321-90681-6


Title

They Say / I Say

Author

Gerald Graff; Cathy Birkenstein; Russel Durst

ISBN

978-0-393-93751-0


Title

The St. Martin's Handbook

Author

Andrea A. Lunsford

ISBN

978-1-4576-6726-8

Course Description

Introduction to the prevention and care of athletic related injuries. Includes athletic injury recognition and management. Prerequisites: BIOL 2443 and BIOL 2441L.


Textbook Information

Title

Principles of Athletic Training (15th edition)

Author

William E. Prentice; Arnheim

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = FREN 1013)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Espaces (4th edition)

Author

Mitchell & Tano

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. Elementary courses stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = FREN 1023)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Espaces (4th edition)

Author

Mitchell & Tano

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = FREN 2013)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Imaginez (4th edition: 2019)

Author

Champeny

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. Continued development of basic speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = FREN 2023)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Imaginez (4th edition: 2019)

Author

Champeny


Textbook Information

Title

A Short Course in Reading French

Author

Celia Brickman

ISBN

978-0-231-15677-6

Course Description

Prerequisite: FREN 3113


Textbook Information

Title

La France Contemporaine

Author

William Edmiston; Annie Dumenil

ISBN

978-1-305-25108-3


Textbook Information

Title

German for Reading Knowledge (7th edition)

Author

Richard Alan Korb

ISBN

978-1-1336-0426-6

Course Description

Introduces the major civilizations of the world in their historical context to 1500.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113)


Textbook Information

Title

The World

Author

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

ISBN

978-0-13-416235-5


Title

The Legend of the Middle Ages

Author

Remi Brague; Lydia G. Cochrane (Translator)

ISBN

978-0-226-07080-3

Course Description

Introduces the major civilizations of the world in their historical context, since 1500.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123)


Textbook Information

Make sure to purchase the Second Edition of Volume II. Do not purchase the version that says "With Sources".

Title

Ways of the World

Author

Robert Strayer

ISBN

978-0-312-48705-8

Course Description

A history of American life encompassing constitutional, political, social, intellectual and economic development from prior to European colonization to 1877.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113)


Textbook Information

Open access free textbook.

Title

Open Stax US History

Course Description

A history of American life encompassing constitutional, political, social, intellectual and economic development from Reconstruction to the present.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123)


Textbook Information

Title

The American Promise Value Edition, Volume II: From 1865

Author

James L. Roark; Michael P. Johnson; Patricia Cline Cohen; Sarah Stage; Susan M. Hartmann

ISBN

978-1-4576-1347-0

Course Description

Political, economic, social, and cultural development of Arkansas from the coming of the Indian to the 20th century, with special emphasis on Arkansas as a national and regional component.


Textbook Information

The Textbook below is required for enrollments starting July 24, 2020 and later. Students whose enrollments started July 3, 2020, and earlier should email ilearn@uark.edu for information about required materials.

Title

Arkansas: A Concise History

Author

Jeannie Whayne, Thomas DeBlack, George Sabo III, Morris Arnold

ISBN

978-1-68226-092-0

Course Description

Survey of the political, social, and economic development of the antebellum South.


Textbook Information

The textbooks below are required for enrollments starting January 8, 2021 and later.

Title

A New Face on the Countryside: Indians, Colonists, and Slaves in South Atlantic Forests, 1500 - 1800

Author

Timothy Silver

ISBN

978-0521387392


Title

The Slave Community

Author

John W. Blassingame

ISBN

978-0-19-502563-7

Course Description

A survey of mass media (newspaper, radio, TV, magazine, advertising, public relations, photography, etc.) which stresses their importance in today's society and introduces the student to the various areas in journalism. Recommended for students considering journalism as a major.


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.

Course Description

Constitutional guarantees, statutory laws and court cases applicable to mass communications. Prerequisite: Junior standing.


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.

Course Description

Critical examination of specific ethical problems confronting professionals in all areas of mass communications. Reading and writing assignments are aimed at familiarizing students with the nature of the mass media and their social responsibilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing.


Textbook Information

Title

The Ethical Journalist

Author

Gene Forman

ISBN

978-1-119-03173-4

Course Description

Critical examination of specific ethical problems confronting professionals in all areas of mass communications. Reading and writing assignments are aimed at familiarizing students with the nature of the mass media and their social responsibilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing.


Textbook Information

Title

Health: The Basics (13th edition)

Author

Rebecca J. Donatelle

ISBN

978-0-13-470968-0

Course Description

This course is intended for undergraduate students and will focus on the foundations of public health as a profession and its future outlook. Public health concepts and practice. Topics include philosophy, purpose, history, organization, functions, tools, activities and results at national, state, and community levels.


Textbook Information

Textbook can be purchased as an e-book or print.

Title

Public Heath 101

Author

Richard Riegelman; Brenda Kirkwood

ISBN

978-1-284-11844-5

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. There are four deadlines in the approximately twelve week enrollment period by which specific assignments and exams must be completed, but students can work ahead if desired. No enrollment extensions are available for this course. This class is not available for enrollment in every session.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency=SPAN 1013)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Anda Curso Elemental (3rd edition) Volume 1

Author

Cowell

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. There are four deadlines in the approximately twelve week enrollment period by which specific assignments and exams must be completed, but students can work ahead if desired. No enrollment extensions are available for this course. This class is not available for enrollment in every session.Elementary courses stress pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = SPAN 1023)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Anda Curso Elemental (3rd edition) Volume 2

Author

Cowell

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. There are four deadlines in the approximately twelve week enrollment period by which specific assignments and exams must be completed, but students can work ahead if desired. No enrollment extensions are available for this course. This class is not available for enrollment in every session. Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = SPAN 2013)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Title

Anda Curso Intermedio (3rd edition) Volume 1

Author

LeLoup

Course Description

Students are strongly encouraged to take a placement exam before enrolling in this course. Click here for details. There are four deadlines in the approximately twelve week enrollment period by which specific assignments and exams must be completed, but students can work ahead if desired. No enrollment extensions are available for this course. This class is not available for enrollment in every session. Continued development of basic speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = SPAN 2023)


Textbook Information

This course uses an online/e-book. Specific instructions to purchase access to the required materials will be provided in the course.

Students will also need access to a good Spanish/English dictionary.

Title

Anda Curso Intermedio (3rd edition) Volume 2

Author

LeLoup

Course Description

Introduction to theatre arts; playwriting, directing, acting, and design. For the general student. May not be presented toward satisfaction of the B.A. in fine arts requirement by theatre majors.

Note: (ACTS Equivalency = DRAM 1003)


Textbook Information

No textbook is required for this course.