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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    the cell cellular reproduction and development Lectures include methods in genetic engineering and the application of these procedures in the laboratory One three hour lab per week Prerequisite high school chemistry or college chemistry or consent of instructor Offered alternate years BiSc 110 Environmental Biology 4 hours Explores fundamental ecological principles that provide the foundation for understanding environmental issues Outdoor laboratory field exercises and lectures emphasize the process of science as it relates to a biological description of the natural world Requires basic math skills Designed for science and non science majors Prerequisite high school biology A Knowledge Source Course BiSc 120 Environmental Science 4 hours Studies and seeks to better understand key elements of ecosystem function and sustainability and the vibrant connections between ecosystems and our well being Explores ways that we can change our actions and impacts moving the world in directions that are truly sustainable A Knowledge Source Course BiSc 203 Botany 4 hours Introduces structure and function of organisms with special emphasis on the plant kingdom Compares internal structure and habitats of various organisms Prerequisites high school advanced biology or consent of in structor Offered alternate years BiSc 204 Zoology 4 hours Introduces structure and function of organisms with special emphasis on the animal kingdom Compares various systems as they developed in the living world Prerequisite high school chemistry or consent of instructor Offered alternate years BiSc 205 Anatomy and Physiology 4 or 5 hours Begins with a survey of four topics essential for the understanding of physiology terminology cell function basic chemical principles and tissues Follows with an in depth anatomical physiological study of the ten systems of the human body Prerequisite minimum high school GPA of 3 25 or ACT Composite 19 or SAT Critical Reading and Math 910 or a minimum GPA of 3 00 on at least 12 college semester hours or consent of instructor A Knowledge Source Course BiSc 206 Microbiology 3 or 4 hours Emphasizes structural physiological chemical and environmental aspects of microorganisms Concentrates on bacteria that cause disease Lab work includes identifying unknown bacterial cultures Prerequisite minimum high school GPA of 3 25 or ACT Composite 19 or equivalent or a minimum GPA of 3 00 on at least 12 college semester hours or consent of instructor BiSc 215 Pathophysiology 3 hours A study of the fundamental changes in body physiology due to disease including specific disorders of body systems and or individual organs Covers the basics of cell biology inflammation mechanisms of body defense and common disorders with an emphasis on disease processes manifestations and treatment This course is designed for a target audience of students in nursing or other health care careers Prerequisite BiSc 205 or permission of instructor 2015 16 Course Catalog BISC Academic Life BISC Academic Integrity BISC Academic Records and Transcript Requests Appeal Procedure BISC Academic Support Services BISC Credits and Calendar Advising and Registration BISC Evaluation Satisfactory Progress Probation and Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities BISC Off Campus Relationships BISC Special Courses BISC Student

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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    or 5 hours Reviews basic concepts including atomic structure chemical bonding reactions states of matter and thermochemistry Three hours lecture and one three hour lab per week Prerequisite Chem 101 or high school chemistry with grade of C or better Algebra background required Additional lab work problem assignments and a case study paper required for 5 hours credit A Knowledge Source Course Chem 122 General Chemistry II 4 or 5 hours Treats thermodynamics electrochemistry chemical kinetics and equilibrium including acids and bases as well as some representative elements and nuclear chemistry Introduces organic chemistry and qualitative analysis Three hours lecture and one three hour lab per week Prerequisite Chem 121 Additional lab work required for 5 hours credit Chem 203 Organic Chemistry I 4 hours Studies the structure properties and reaction mechanisms of carbon compounds Three hours lecture and one three hour lab per week Prerequisite Chem 122 Chem 204 Organic Chemistry II 4 hours Continues Chem 203 emphasizing synthesis and mechanisms of reactions Introduces spectroscopy Three hours lecture and one three hour lab per week Prerequisite Chem 203 An Integration Source Course 2015 16 Course Catalog Chem Academic Life Chem Academic Integrity Chem Academic Records and Transcript Requests Appeal Procedure Chem Academic Support Services Chem Credits and Calendar Advising and Registration Chem Evaluation Satisfactory Progress Probation and Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities Chem Off Campus Relationships Chem Special Courses Chem Student Success Chem Admissions Chem Applying for Admission Chem More Admission Policies Chem Course Descriptions Chem Enrollment Statistics Chem Faculty and Staff Chem Administrative Council Chem Faculty Adrian Hershberger Chem Faculty Hochstetler Miller Hesed Chem Faculty Mosquera to Stauffer Chem Faculty Swartley Yoder Urban Life Center Emeritus Faculty Chem Mennonite Education Agency Hesston College Board of Directors Alumni Association Chem Staff Chem Financial Aid Chem Financial Aid Eligibility Chem Grants

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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    magazine Positions include writing editing photography business management and advertising design and lay out Comm 115 Desktop Publication 3 hours Same as BuCS 115 See course description listed under Business Computer Information Technology Comm 125 Interpersonal Communication 3 hours Introduces the theory and practice of interpersonal dyadic communication Course content includes the influence of self concept perception culture nonverbal behavior emotions and conflict on interpersonal communication Through journaling group discussion collaborative class projects and class presentations students will develop greater understanding of and expertise in their interpersonal communication Comm 128 Introduction to Digital Media 3 hours Introduces the basics of media production with a variety of digital software tools and techniques Students will work briefly creating web pages that will display their projects and then more in depth with projects with still images digital audio and digital video done via Photoshop and Apple s iLife suite of programs Offered alternate years Comm 151 Mass Communication and Society 3 hours Examines the history industry and controversy surrounding mass media highlighting the ways in which those media shape culture Emphasis is given to equipping students with the critical tools necessary to enable them to become informed consumers of mass media Students will complete written and oral presentations which will critically analyze different media messages Offered alternate years An Integration Source Course Comm 205 Business Communication 3 hours Same as BuAd 205 See course description listed under Business Administration Comm 206 Speech Communication 3 hours Teaches the fundamentals of inventing planning organizing researching and delivering public presentations Emphasis is placed on helping the student become a more competent audience centered extemporaneous public speaker A Skills Source Course Comm 241 Writing for Media 3 hours Covers basic news writing techniques for a variety of media with an emphasis on Associated Press style Includes a focus on journalism issues and ethics Taught in a workshop format Students will write news and feature stories for The Hesston College Horizon and or The Journal of Writing and Art literary magazine Offered alternate years 2015 16 Course Catalog Comm Academic Life Comm Academic Integrity Comm Academic Records and Transcript Requests Appeal Procedure Comm Academic Support Services Comm Credits and Calendar Advising and Registration Comm Evaluation Satisfactory Progress Probation and Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities Comm Off Campus Relationships Comm Special Courses Comm Student Success Comm Admissions Comm Applying for Admission Comm More Admission Policies Comm Course Descriptions Comm Enrollment Statistics Comm Faculty and Staff Comm Administrative Council Comm Faculty Adrian Hershberger Comm Faculty Hochstetler Miller Hesed Comm Faculty Mosquera to Stauffer Comm Faculty Swartley Yoder Urban Life Center Emeritus Faculty Comm Mennonite Education Agency Hesston College Board of Directors Alumni Association Comm Staff Comm Financial Aid Comm Financial Aid Eligibility Comm Grants Comm Loans Comm Scholarships Comm General Information Comm Assessment Accreditation and Memberships Comm Educational Facilities Comm General Education Comm Mission Vision and Purposes Comm Philosophy Comm Legal Notices Comm Degrees and Programs of Study Comm Agricultural Sciences Comm Art also graphic design Comm Associate of Applied Arts

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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    1 hours Covers the history of Mennonite Disaster Service MDS and disaster response and recovery from the MDS perspective Students develop an understanding of the many roles and aspects of planning and working on an MDS project site including essential construction skills and the spiritual nature of MDS work Students learn how to relate to other disaster relief agencies and to disaster survivors Fee for MDS Culture IV DMgt 175 Summer Field Experience 3 hours Students spend eight weeks on a Mennonite Disaster Service project site during the summer following the first year of study and are introduced to all phases of project leadership including construction cooking office management and working with short term and long term volunteers project directors local community members and disaster survivors Students gain an understanding of how an MDS site operates and how MDS works with the community in recovering from a disaster Prerequisite DMgt 105 An Integration Source Course 2015 16 Course Catalog dmgt Academic Life dmgt Academic Integrity dmgt Academic Records and Transcript Requests Appeal Procedure dmgt Academic Support Services dmgt Credits and Calendar Advising and Registration dmgt Evaluation Satisfactory Progress Probation and Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities dmgt Off Campus Relationships dmgt Special Courses dmgt Student Success dmgt Admissions dmgt Applying for Admission dmgt More Admission Policies dmgt Course Descriptions dmgt Enrollment Statistics dmgt Faculty and Staff dmgt Administrative Council dmgt Faculty Adrian Hershberger dmgt Faculty Hochstetler Miller Hesed dmgt Faculty Mosquera to Stauffer dmgt Faculty Swartley Yoder Urban Life Center Emeritus Faculty dmgt Mennonite Education Agency Hesston College Board of Directors Alumni Association dmgt Staff dmgt Financial Aid dmgt Financial Aid Eligibility dmgt Grants dmgt Loans dmgt Scholarships dmgt General Information dmgt Assessment Accreditation and Memberships dmgt Educational Facilities dmgt General Education dmgt Mission Vision and Purposes dmgt Philosophy dmgt Legal Notices

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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    participate in the college laboratory preschool one session a week Educ 201 Teaching Learning Strategies in ECE 3 hours Includes theory practice and development of outcome based curriculum that provides the foundation for intentional teaching in Early Childhood Education Students explore classroom management curriculum development diversity and inclusion ethical considerations classroom technology literacy development and incorporation of various curriculum models Students participate with children in the laboratory preschool setting under the supervision of an instructor and have responsibilities for curriculum planning implementation and evaluation Educ 202 Infants and Toddlers 3 hours Provides a basis of knowledge about normal and exceptional development from conception to three years of age Studies infants and toddlers as developing individuals within diverse family and social contexts Emphasizes principles of caregiving the physical environment program and communication necessary for these children as well as the educarer s relationship with the family Educ 207 Early Childhood Environments 3 hours Explores major aspects of ECE historical foundations theories current types of programs and practices recent trends and issues and cultural diversity Students develop and write their own beginning personal philosophy of education They observe in a variety of schools and educare programs serving children birth to age eight with the selection of specific programs based on the student s interests and plans Prerequisites sophomore standing Educ 103 or Educ 200 or consent of instructor Educ 210 Diverse Learners 3 hours A comprehensive collaborative and reflective study of educating diverse learners in the K 12 classroom Includes intensive study and understanding of many diversities including cultural and linguistic diversity learning disabilities autism and behavior disorders among others Discusses laws and legislation as well as Response to Intervention tiers and strategies Educ 210 is designed to prepare future educators to welcome appreciate understand and accommodate all types of diversity in their classrooms Students will examine issues from a pre professional educator perspective Prerequisite Educ 103 An Integration Source Course Educ 211 Child Health Care 3 hours Provides a survey of information concepts and issues concerning health safety nutrition and physical fitness for children Emphasis will be placed on a philosophy of preventive health and safety including personal awareness education and the establishment of lifelong healthy habits for the student and the children and families with whom s he will work in the future Students who do not have current Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certificates will complete them Offered alternate years Educ 275 Field Experience in Early Childhood Education 2 to 4 hours Provides the opportunity to participate as an assistant teacher in the preschool program at Hesston College Preschool Students apply principles and techniques to plan implement and evaluate a curriculum that facilitates children s learning Students develop skills in child observation classroom management teamwork relating with families meeting specific needs of children and leadership The ratio of work hours to credit hours is at least 60 1 Prerequisites Educ 200 and 201 Four hour Field Experience required for A A A S in Early Childhood Education Educ

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  • Course Descriptions - Hesston College
    and demonstrate voice and fluency in writing Does not apply to hours for graduation Should be taken concurrently with Engl 103 Engl 105 ESL Advanced Listening Speaking 3 hours Focuses on learning strategies and language functions while maintaining a strong focus on both listening and speaking Interactive listening activities based on short but realistic academic lectures and sample conversations provide comprehensive practice while a variety of realistic world speaking activities reinforce use in context of language function Engl 106 ESL Advanced Reading Vocabulary 3 hours Enables the student to deal effectively with sophisticated reading materials of both a scientific and humanistic nature Brings the student from a basic level of comprehension of the English language to the higher competence necessary for tackling work in the college classroom Engl 112 Studies in Literature 3 hours Introduces students to fiction nonfiction drama and poetry of a selected theme period or country Emphasis on nonwestern and western literature and on literature as a means of expressing and shaping gendered cultural racial and ethnic identity A Knowledge Source Course Engl 125 College Writing I 3 hours Designed to help students improve writing and critical thinking skills necessary for college success Students analyze critique and respond to challenging texts in a variety of modes including argument and research essays A Skills Source Course Engl 135 College Writing II 3 hours Designed to help students improve reading writing research and critical thinking skills necessary for college success Students analyze and critique challenging texts and write several analytical essays Students work through the research process and complete a research project Content areas selected by course professor and students A Skills Source Course Engl 212 World Literature 3 hours Surveys Western and predominantly non Western literary classics novels poetry prose criticism autobiography etc from the Ancient through the Neoclassical periods Exposes students to a global vision of the human mind engaged in the universal art of storytelling focusing on the foundational relationships between identity ethnicity place and culture A Knowledge or Responsibility Source Course Engl 217 Literature of Race Ethnicity and Gender 3 hours Studies fiction nonfiction drama and or poetry primarily 1800 present shaped by cultural and theoretical concerns related to race ethnicity and gender May focus on writings by authors of a particular race ethnicity or gender or on race ethnicity and gender in relation to a particular theme A Knowledge Source Course Engl 220 Creative Writing 3 hours A beginning course for developing a refined audience ready writing portfolio through the study and practice of poetry fiction nonfiction and screenplay As an Integration course Creative Writing will also ask students to inform their creative process and writing with cross curricular background knowledge and personal interests An Integration Source Course Engl 225 Advanced College Writing 3 hours Designed to help students hone advanced research writing and revision skills and to develop a fuller understanding of writing across the disciplines As the required training course for potential writing assistants see Hesston College Writing Fellows Program the course

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  • Historic Hesston home inspiration for author's book - Hesston College
    Info Capital Campaign Estate Planning Give to Hesston Hesston College Today Church Relations Student Development Campus Activities Campus Ministries Counseling Services Chapel Forum FAQ Roommate Tips Athletics Baseball Basketball m Basketball w Cross Country m Cross Country w Golf m Soccer m Soccer w Softball Tennis m Tennis w Volleyball Athletic Training Services About News Presidential Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Historic Hesston home inspiration for author s book Historic Hesston home inspiration for author s book Posted on October 5 2015 by Rachel McMaster Hesston College ESL instructor and fiction author André Swartley Newton Kan presents to the campus community about writing in an Oct 2 pre release celebration of his fourth book The Wretched Afterlife of Odetta Koop set to be released Oct 31 Swartley along with his wife Kate owns the independent publishing company Workplay Publishing which has published eight books including three of his own Swartley a Hesston native noted that his first three books were travel stories but The Wretched Afterlife of Odetta Koop is a personally inspired story of home as he grew up with a persistent terror of

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  • Kansas Poet Laureate to present on "home" - Hesston College
    w Softball Tennis m Tennis w Volleyball Athletic Training Services About News Presidential Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Kansas Poet Laureate to present on home Kansas Poet Laureate to present on home Posted on March 6 2015 by Rachel McMaster Hesston College will host Wyatt Townley Kansas Poet Laureate on campus Friday March 20 Townley will read her poetry at an 11 a m forum and lead a 3 p m workshop for select Hesston College students Her presentation and workshop center around the theme home Forum will focus on Townley s work and the work of other poets that invites us to come home to the poetry that underlies our lives in an age of distraction Recognizing home as a long held Kansas value Townley reflects on poetry saying Poetry is a place we can return to in all kinds of weather with its innate power to heal and comfort transform and inspire Its porch light is always on The theme of home will extend to Townley s workshop entitled HomeWords The short poem the American Cinquain will be used to discuss large themes in accordance to the state poetry project Townley has published three poetry books Her work has been featured in settings such as National Public Radio Ted Kooser s American Life in Poetry column The Paris Review and Newsweek and has been twice nominated for The Pushcart Prize Townley s presentations and workshop will build on themes of home explored as last year s First year Experience theme and offer a rare opportunity for students to learn firsthand from a nationally lauded poet said Karen LeVan Hesston College English faculty member The Kansas Humanities Council a group that supports community humanities

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