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  • History | Millikin University
    and the challenges opportunities hostilities triumphs and tragedies that awaited those emigrants in the United States HI 305 Ancient Philosophy Hartsock TR 9 30 10 45 PH300 A contemporary philosopher said All philosophy is a footnote to Plato Certainly Plato Aristotle and the Stoics are the keys to understanding much of the intellectual roots of the western tradition We will read some of the major texts of these philosophers in their historical context as they attempt to answer the questions Who am I and what is the nature of the Good and the Right What is my role in society What is knowledge and how do we acquire it What is a well run state What is the self And how should I live Fulfills CAS Historical Studies requirement HI 310 US in Cold War Mullgardt MWF 11 00 11 50 This course addresses the role of the United States in the Cold War and its impact on the nation It examines the Cold War s origins key moments in foreign policy both overt and covert and domestic developments in the United States including the Civil Rights movement the Cuban Missile Crisis the Kennedy assassination Vietnam and the antiwar movement the Counterculture the 1970s and the Reagan administration HI 310 American Civil Rights Movement Monroe W 2 00 4 30 The course takes an expansive view of the Civil Rights movement and consequently begins with the abolition movement and chronologically continues through the struggle against Jim Crow and lynching to the formation of the NAACP and then the post World War Two civil rights movement We will emphasize black agency how black Americans fought to establish full civil social and political rights paying particular attention to black leaders such as Frederick Douglass W E B DuBois Booker T Washington Ida B Welles Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr among others HI 310 Public History Kovalcik Dolan T 6 00 10 00 This course is an introduction to the concept and practice of Public History Students will define the discipline by studying and practice various forms of Public history More specifically the course will examine local history museums public displays of history including monuments buildings living history displays etc and commercial uses of history Each student in this course will produce a form of Public history HI 360 Medieval Culture World Controversies Kovalcik MWF 2 00 2 50 This course is an examination of key intellectual developments as it relates to the medieval study of the Bible From the Council of Nicea to the Reformation there were numerous interpretations and re interpretations of sacred Scripture Many of these interpretations were controversial At the very least they set the course for not only religious history but European society as a whole It is the goal of this course to understand these controversies in context and identify the key reasons for social religious and political change HI 360 Colonialism Resistance and Nation Sampson TR 2 00 3 15 Building in Our World Case Studies of the Indian Subcontinent and Ireland Colonialism the conquering and exploitation of lands and societies by a foreign invading power was a dominant factor around the globe in the 17 th 18 th and 19 th centuries and well into the 20 th Although the empires once ruled from foreign capitals have largely disappeared the residual impacts of colonialism linger in many societies creating problems and divisions that continue to pose challenges to those affected peoples their neighbors and the world community It was once said with accuracy that the sun never sets on the British Empire reflecting Great Britain s dominance of peoples from one end of the globe to the other The British raised control exploitation and repression of nationalism to new levels of efficiency but at what cost for those societies once they achieved independence The nations of the Indian subcontinent Bangladesh India and Pakistan and Ireland the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland provide classic case studies of the continuing impacts of British policy long after with the exception of Northern Ireland the last English soldier departed To some degree the tactics and institutions used by Great Britain differed between the Indian subcontinent and Ireland but the end result was remarkably similar the creation of deep rooted antagonisms among the respective populations economies struggling at times to succeed and conflicts that continue to demand the world s attention The clashes that continue to rage around the world centered on divisions of religion race and class resonate in the examples used for this course Exploring the roots of these conflicts will involve lectures films and the examination of primary sources HI 360 Holocaust Genocide Kovalcik MWF 1 00 1 50 This is an introduction to the history of the Holocaust and Genocide in the 20th century The basic format is lecture with a special emphasis on the history of the Holocaust 1933 1945 However there will also be significant study of Genocide as a modern development its incarnation in the 20th century and the current world issues surrounding Genocide HI 400 Seminar The Long Sixties Mullgardt W 2 00 4 45 This course covers what historians currently call The Long Sixties or 1955 1975 It will cover the historiography of this period and requires close and careful reading of secondary and primary documents A seminar paper based on primary and secondary materials as well as class participation constitute the bulk of assessments PO 105 The American Political System Lusvardi MWF 9 00 9 50 This course emphasizes the theoretical underpinnings and practical understanding of the national policy process and institutions of government The course also provides students with adequate preparation for further work in the major by emphasizing the understanding of specific political issues the manners through which the process works and does not explores the inplications of current political events and investigates the ways in which political scientists measure and analyze political issues PO 235 Intro to Criminal Justice System Rueter TR 5 00

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  • Human Services | Millikin University
    of the field Attention will also be paid to interpersonal analytical and problem solving skills required for professional social work Pre requisite departmental major sophomore standing SO100 or PS130 or 140 HM214 Human Behavior and the Social Environment This course Human Behavior in the Social Environment introduces social systems theories psychological theories and developmental theories to examine why people behave as they do and to apply this knowledge to generalist social work practice across the life span The course integrates major concepts from the social and behavioral sciences with micro mezzo and macro social work practice approaches The impact of culture and environmental conditions on individuals families small groups and communities is examined Pre requisites SO100 or PS130 sophomore standing HM215 Special Topic in Human Service Selected topics in human services Offered on demand May be repeated with a different topic Pre requisite Consent of instructor HM260 Social Issues in Healthcare The purpose of this course is to introduce the changing role in health care in our country The identification of key issues involving interdisciplinary collaboration and the development of strategic interventions with other health care professionals and teams is explored Roles in social work discharge planning case management home care hospice care and the historic and current policies that affect health care will be studied An overview of managed care and payment systems will be covered Offered as an Immersion Course Pre requisite SO100 or Psychology 130 or 140 or consent of the Instructor HM316 Practice with Diverse Populations This course presents concepts for understanding measuring and evaluating cultural competence for working with persons from cultures other than one s own Focus is on the impact of discrimination and oppression on the development and delivery of social work services to people of color and other marginalized populations The course will also explore why cultural competence is important to human service professionals and will identify skills necessary to become culturally competent Pre requisites SO100 or PS130 SO314 HM317 Social Gerontology This course provides an introduction to the field of Social Gerontology and the services available to meet the needs of the geriatric population The processes and realities of aging in contemporary American society will be examined Some topics will include health care social roles community life personal aging death and dying and the community social programs that support the aging population Community professionals who provide services to seniors will be included in classroom presentations and site visits to senior programs will be completed Offered as an Immersion Course Pre requisite SO100 or PS130 or consent of the Instructor HM318 Intro to Child Welfare This course provides an introduction to Child Welfare in the United States and examines current child welfare policies and practices The course explores the rights of children the rights and responsibilities of parents and society and their points of conflict It provides relevant content for students considering careers in child welfare schools juvenile justice and family Pre requisites SO314 SO315 HM319 Poverty This course is designed to

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  • Information Systems | Millikin University
    programming emphasizing design over syntax in an Object Oriented approach using the Java programming language 3 credits IS240 Foundations of Information Systems An overview of functions and development of computer based information systems Focus on role of information systems in supporting operations decision making and organizational strategy Extensive hands on experience developing microcomputer based application systems 3 credits IS270 Database Fundamentals In this course students look behind the scenes of relational databases to identify the structures and concepts of data repositories for the primary purpose of being able to collect extract organize and present data as meaningful information Using SQL tools students will learn how to filter sort aggregate and extract data to solve a variety of business problems 1 credit IS311 IT Infrastructure This course provides an introduction to IT infrastructure issues for students majoring in Information Systems It covers topics related to both computer and systems architecture and communication networks with an overall focus on the services and capabilities that IT infrastructure solutions enable in an organizational context It gives the students the knowledge and skills that they need for communicating effectively with professionals whose special focus is on hardware and systems software technology and for designing organizational processes and software solutions that require in depth understanding of the IT infrastructure capabilities and limitations It also prepares the students for organizational roles that require interaction with external vendors of IT infrastructure components and solutions The course focuses strongly on Internet based solutions computer and network security business continuity and the role of infrastructure in regulatory compliance Pre requisite IS240 3 credits IS321 Systems Analysis and Design Advanced study of systems development and modification processes Emphasis on strategies and techniques of analysis and design for modeling complex system requirements Use of data modeling tools and object oriented approaches to analysis and design Emphasis on factors for effective communication and integration with users and user systems Pre requisite IS221 or consent of instructor 3 credits IS322 Web Mobile Application Development Focus on information web systems design and implementation within a database management system environment Design implementation and testing of a physical web system using database management systems software to implement the logical systems design Pre requisite IS321 may co enroll 3 credits IS332 IT Audit and Controls Focus on issues of risk security control access distribution and use of information in computer based information systems Identification and clarification of privacy and access issues in information systems coverage of tools designed to evaluate levels of control in information systems Pre requisite IS331 or consent of instructor 3 credits IS350 Application Integration Advanced Java programming concentrating on developing GUI applications applets and servlets Programming topics include review of OOP event handling exceptions threads file I O and animation Includes theory behind web based protocols including HTTP Students will be required to set up and administer a web server for both applets and servlets Pre requisite IS321 3 credits IS362 IT Security and Risk Management This course provides an introduction to the fundamental

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  • International & Global Studies Minor | Millikin University
    Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit International Global Studies Minor Interdepartmental Programs You are here Home Academics Interdepartmental Programs Areas of Study International Global Studies Minor Overview Courses Program Highlights The International and Global Studies minor requires completion of 21 credit hours in courses that focus on topics outside the United States regardless of academic discipline An in depth exploration of a particular international region or culture is encouraged but students may alternately identify a theme to guide study across varied international areas Students will work with an IGS minor advisor to develop a written intentional plan of study with rationales for the course choices The student the IGS advisor and the Registrar will maintain copies of the minor plan Professors Dr Karla Luxner Dr Tim Kovalcik Dr Tatiana Isakovski More information Dr Randy Brooks Dean of the College of Arts Sciences 217 424 6205 Shilling Hall Room 209 Requirements The following criteria must be met within the 21 credit hours required for this minor At least one study abroad course is required either immersion or semester abroad 9 credits must be at the 300 level or above No more than 2 courses from the student s University Studies or Major requirements may also be used for the minor The IN 350 course used to satisfy the University Studies requirement may not be counted towards the minor Contact one of the IGS minor committee members for advising Approved Courses These courses are approved for the minor but they are subject to student eligibility based on the student fulfilling the necessary pre requisites in order to enroll in a specific course All Modern Language courses at the 300 level or above All International Cultures and

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  • International Business | Millikin University
    School of Business You are here Home Academics Tabor School of Business Areas of Study International Business Overview Courses and Plan of Study Program Highlights Millikin University International Business majors receive a degree from Millikin University and a degree from ESG our partner business school in Paris France Students will have a double major from the Tabor School at Millikin University The International Business major is designed to provide students the greatest possible opportunities to successfully embark on an international business career Common career paths include International Finance Management Management Consultant International Marketing Manager Translator Interpreter Program Details The International Business Major requires 142 credits 4 1 2 years and consists of two major components a functional major and an international experience at ESG in Paris France The Program requires that a student complete requirements for a functional major Accounting Entrepreneurship Finance Information Technology Marketing or Management In addition the student develops a strong sense of cultural awareness and flexibility by living in Paris for a semester and taking 15 credits at ESG and then working in France at an international internship after completing their course work This Program will result in the student being granted a Millikin University degree in International Business as well as their functional area Students completing this program will also receive a business degree from ESG The Ecole Superieure de Gestion et Commerce International literally translates as International Business with a major in International Relations All ESG classes are taught in both English and French International work experiences or internships are encouraged and supported by ESG Click here for the ESG website Steps for getting involved Agree with Academic Advisor that this is the right plan of action for you Contact Carmen Aravena Director of Center for International Education to fill out appropriate paperwork Determine appropriate degree requirements with academic advisor s and advisors from ESG Important Note Financial Aid from Millikin is not available for the Dual Degree Program for this time abroad but financial aid from the government and outside scholarships can still apply Major requirements Tabor School of Business students desiring to major in International Business would follow the present curriculum designed for any of the Tabor School s majors Accounting Entrepreneurship Finance Information Technology Management or Marketing In addition to the courses required in each major the student would be required to do the following Satisfy Track A of the Language Culture option in the Millikin Program of Student Learning Students placed in the 103 114 or 223 levels must take two courses Those placed at the 300 level or above must take one course Students may also demonstrate proficiency by passing a proficiency exam administered by the Department of Modern Language by study abroad with non English instruction or by being a native speaker of a non English language Take two of the four international based courses offered in the Tabor School International Trade and Finance International Human Resource Management International Marketing or International Business Consulting Complete the fourth year

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  • Mathematics | Millikin University
    Pre requisites Elementary of early childhood major or consent of instructor and ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher a placement score of at least 4 or a grade of C or better in MA110 MA113 Trigonometry Study of thew trigonometric functions and their properties applications to triangles and other geometric figures and also graphs of trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore 25 or higher a placement score of at least 4 or a C or better in MA110 MA115 Elementary Probability and Statistics Introduction to descriptive statistics relevant concepts in probability including random variables and their distributions sampling inferential statistics and regression Applications to several disciplines Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher placement score of at least 4 or grade of C or better in either MA109 or MA110 MA120 Elementary Probability and Statistics with Spreadsheets Introduction to descriptive statistics relevant concepts in probability including random variables and their distributions sampling inferential statistics hypothesis testing and regression Applications to business are emphasized and spreadsheets are used as an analytical tool MA130 Calculus I Differential and integral calculus of the elementary functions with associated analytic geometry concepts of limit continuity derivative and integral applications of the derivative as rate of change slope and solving max min problems Prerequisite Successful completion of calculus readiness exam or a grade of C or better in MA115 MA140 Discrete Mathematics Introduces basic techniques of proof and combinatorial problem solving Topics include graphs trees logic applied combinatorics and number theory Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MA140 MA208 Intro to Actuarial Science Topics will include probability risk theory financial mathematics and basic accounting as used by actuaries in insurance companies This course is one component in the preparation of actuarial students for internships with insurance companies Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher placement score of at least 4 or grade of C or better in either MA109 or MA110 or consent of instructor MA215 Statistical Methods Introduction to major methods of applied statistics Topics may include simple and multiple regression analysis of variance and co variance model specification and residual analysis nonparametric inference experimental design survey sampling multivariate analysis and Bayesian inference Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA120 MA220 Time Series Introduction to modeling time series data using smoothing techniques regression and autoregressive models Estimation data analysis and forecasting using real data will be examined Prerequisite MA 220 MA225 Calculus II Applications of definite integral and Fundamental Theorem of Calculus methods of integration integrals of inverse trigonometric functions logarithmic and exponential functions the use of polar coordinates infinite series power series Taylor series and Fourier series Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA140 MA240 College Geometry Elements of plane and solid geometry treated from both a synthetic and metric approach historical development of geometry parallelism and symmetry area and volume other geometrics including hyperbolic non Euclidean geometry projective geometry and finite geometries Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA140

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  • Mathematics Education | Millikin University
    early childhood major or consent of instructor and ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher a placement score of at least 4 or a grade of C or better in MA110 MA113 Trigonometry Study of thew trigonometric functions and their properties applications to triangles and other geometric figures and also graphs of trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore 25 or higher a placement score of at least 4 or a C or better in MA110 MA115 Elementary Probability and Statistics Introduction to descriptive statistics relevant concepts in probability including random variables and their distributions sampling inferential statistics and regression Applications to several disciplines Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher placement score of at least 4 or grade of C or better in either MA109 or MA110 MA120 Elementary Probability and Statistics with Spreadsheets Introduction to descriptive statistics relevant concepts in probability including random variables and their distributions sampling inferential statistics hypothesis testing and regression Applications to business are emphasized and spreadsheets are used as an analytical tool MA130 Calculus I Differential and integral calculus of the elementary functions with associated analytic geometry concepts of limit continuity derivative and integral applications of the derivative as rate of change slope and solving max min problems Prerequisite Successful completion of calculus readiness exam or a grade of C or better in MA115 MA140 Discrete Mathematics Introduces basic techniques of proof and combinatorial problem solving Topics include graphs trees logic applied combinatorics and number theory Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MA140 MA208 Intro to Actuarial Science Topics will include probability risk theory financial mathematics and basic accounting as used by actuaries in insurance companies This course is one component in the preparation of actuarial students for internships with insurance companies Prerequisite ACT mathematics subscore of 25 or higher placement score of at least 4 or grade of C or better in either MA109 or MA110 or consent of instructor MA215 Statistical Methods Introduction to major methods of applied statistics Topics may include simple and multiple regression analysis of variance and co variance model specification and residual analysis nonparametric inference experimental design survey sampling multivariate analysis and Bayesian inference Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA120 MA220 Time Series Introduction to modeling time series data using smoothing techniques regression and autoregressive models Estimation data analysis and forecasting using real data will be examined Prerequisite MA 220 MA225 Calculus II Applications of definite integral and Fundamental Theorem of Calculus methods of integration integrals of inverse trigonometric functions logarithmic and exponential functions the use of polar coordinates infinite series power series Taylor series and Fourier series Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA140 MA240 College Geometry Elements of plane and solid geometry treated from both a synthetic and metric approach historical development of geometry parallelism and symmetry area and volume other geometrics including hyperbolic non Euclidean geometry projective geometry and finite geometries Prerequisite a grade of C or better in MA140 MA301 Linear Algebra Matrices

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  • Mathematics Minor | Millikin University
    Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office

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