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Take a three-week course online over winter break, and get ahead! Earn undergraduate credit in general education and/or major courses at a great hourly tuition rate from one of the Midwest’s top colleges.

Term Dates: December 16, 2015 – January 7, 2016

Cost: $275 per credit hour. $825 for a 3-hour course.

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Students should consult their home institution prior to enrolling in Winter on the Web to determine if the course will transfer. Most institutions will accept credit from Westminster, as Westminster is regionally accredited. However, the specific course equivalency credit is determined by a student's home institution.

BUS 330 O Advertising

An overview of the decisions to be made in setting promotional strategy, involving the consumer and business behavior aspects in choosing not only the message but the media. Learn the individual components of the promotional mix and how they are used individually and together.

CHM 105 O Introduction to Chemistry

A survey course intended for non-science majors. It can also serve as a review course to prepare for major level courses.

EDU 230 O Child & Adolescence Growth/Development

This course explores current theory and knowledge in the field of childhood growth, cognitive and psychosocial development from ages pre-birth through adolescence. Major learning theories will be interrelated with information on physical, psychosocial, cognitive and language development. The goals and methods of childhood education will be studied and important contributions from social and behavioral scientists will be analyzed and evaluated for those planning to work with children and/or adolescents.

EDU 350 O Diversity in Education

This course will introduce both education and non-education majors with the role of the 21st century school in a diverse society. Study important issues, approaches, and strategies in working with and forming connections with a population that is ethnically and culturally diverse. Specific topics to be explored include: understanding ourselves and others’ values and belief systems, learning the language of prejudice, and creating unity in a diverse America.

EDU 385 O Digital Literacy

This course is geared toward today's digital citizens who plan to teach in the current technology-infused classrooms and will help prepare you to enter schools that are 1:1. Hands-on, interactive, seminar-style, this class will integrate digital literacy across the curriculum, motivate students to embrace technology as both consumer and producer, and require they participate in the course as both a student AND an educator.

EDU 392 O Teaching & Reading in Content Area

This course helps pre-service teachers explore methods to facilitate students’ reading comprehension of content area materials (texts, non-fiction trade books, and other supplements). Reading in the content areas (non-fiction/informational) requires explicit strategies that are best taught in the context of the content area.

GOG 101 Introduction to Geography

This course explores the discipline of geography from the dual perspective of the natural and social sciences. Through an examination of key concepts, tools, and methodologies of both physical and human geography, students will be encouraged to develop an understanding of the interaction of human factors such as population, culture and economic or political organization with the physical environment.

HIS 103 0 American History to 1877

A survey of American history from the founding of the Jamestown colony to the end of the Civil War. The course aims to give you a greater appreciation of how the United States developed its particular institutions, ideas, social bonds, and customs by examining the founding of the nation and its often painful early gestation.

HIS 104 O American History since 1877

This course examines key events, ideas, people, and processes of U.S. history since 1877. Students will explore significant developments in the nation’s evolution, including its rise to a position of unprecedented economic, diplomatic, and military preeminence, the emergence of American consumer society, the differences in political parties and ideologies, and the transformations arising out of mass movements for social reform.

HUM 277 O Spanish Civilization

An introduction to Spanish Civilization, covering history, literature and culture, from the Stone Age to the modern democratic state. The course will also cover painting, architecture, and music from Spain and a selection of literary works.

MUS 205 O Music of the Western World

Is music really the universal language? Investigate what it means to think critically about music. Establish a common understanding of the fundamental elements of music used to create expressive, dynamic, and powerful works of art. For each composition, we will consider its inherent artistic merit, its entertainment value, its function in society, and also the degree to which the work has become transcendent.

NSC 305 O The History of Science

This course is a chronological study of science, science figures, and science and technology in warfare beginning approximately 2000 BC. The history of science course covers a variety of content areas including astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. The purpose of this course is for students to learn science content and how science progresses and changes over time.

PHL 101 O Introduction to Philosophy

This class will touch on all four of major areas of philosophical study – epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political theory – and develop students’ reading comprehension and writing skills. Epistemology deals with how we come to know and form justified beliefs; metaphysics inquires into what is real, God(s), minds, souls, freedom, etc. Ethics is the study of proper conduct and or how we ought to behave, and political theory concerns itself with what might be termed ethics for mass society.

POL 200 O Introduction to Law School

This course takes a look at the core courses you will encounter during your first year of law school: Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law, Property and Civil Procedure. Some topics of interest include long-arm jurisdiction, the difference between civil and criminal liability, the Statute of Frauds, the elements of an actionable tort claim, and the concept of adverse possession. We will also engage in Socratic dialogue, examine stare decisis, learn about the role of legislative history in statutory analysis and learn how to spot issues that help students to think like lawyers.

REL 102 O World Religions

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SPE 203 O Interpersonal Communication

In this class, you will learn definitions and applications of various interpersonal communication theories including (but not limited to) areas of general communication theory, perception, semantics, nonverbal communication, listening, defensiveness, conflict resolution, and relationships.

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