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Spring 2013 Course Schedule

  • Classes begin week of January 7 and end the week of April 22 (unless otherwise noted)
  • Center closed:  December 22, 2012-January 1, 2013.  Will reopen January 2, 2013.
  • All classes are 3 credits (unless otherwise noted) NO SPRING BREAK FOR THE LANCASTER CENTER.  Evening classes WILL BE HELD on Martin Luther King Day, January 21, 2013 (unless otherwise noted).

Undergraduate Classes
Course No. Course Title Instructor Schedule No. Course Meets
ACCTG 211 (4 Credits)Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision MakingFaranda-Diedrich135928Tuesday, January 8-April 30
6:00-9:00 p.m.
 Introduction to the role of accounting numbers in the process of managing a business and investor decision making. This course offered at The Lancaster Center will be delivered as a video conference and is designed with a combination of face-to-face classes and online learning.
IB 303 (IL)International Business OperationsPaoletti135931January 7-February 21
6:00-9:00 p.m.
 A survey of the major aspects of international business environment and operations with an emphasis on the cultural dimension.
MATH 022 (GQ)College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryShelly135934M/R, March 4-April 18
6:00-9:00 p.m.
 Relations, functions, graphs; polynomial, rational functions, graphs; word problems; nonlinear inequalities; inverse functions; exponential, logarithmic functions; conic sections; simultaneous equations.
On-site Courses
At Turkey Hill Dairy (Open to all students based on space. Please call Penn State, The Lancaster Center to check space availability)
Course No. Course Title Instructor Schedule No. Course Meets
PSYCH 100 (GS)Introductory PsychologyForsyth135937Tuesday, January 15-April 16
4:30-7:30 p.m.
 Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications.
Video Learning Network (VLN) Courses
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Course No. Course Title Instructor Schedule No. Course Meets
BA 243 (4)Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business VLN233665 Wednesday, August 28-October 16
6:00-9:00 p.m.
 Explores the ethical, political, social, legal and regulatory, technological, and demographic diversity environment of business. A student may not receive credit toward graduation for both B LAW 243 and B A 243.
BI SC 003(3) (GN)Environmental Science VLN233659Tuesday, August 27-October 15
5:00-7:30 p.m.
 Kinds of environments; past and present uses and abuses of natural resources; disposal of human wastes; prospects for the future. Students who have passed BIOL 220 or any other upper-level ecology course in biology may not schedule this course.
CAS 100A (GWS)Effective Speech VLN233695Monday, October 21-December 16
5:00-7:30 p.m.
 Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.
ECON 102(3) (GS)Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy Fries 233653Wednesday, October 23-December 18 AND WEB
6:00-9:00 p.m.
 Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.
LER 100(3) (GS)Employment Relations VLN233674 Thursday, August 29-October 17
7:45-10:15 p.m.
 Introductory analysis of the employment relationship and of the interrelated interests of managements, workers, unions, and the public.
LER 136(3) (US)Race, Gender, and EmploymentVLN233671Thursday, August 29-October 17
5:00-7:30 p.m.
 Employment relations and legislative and policy responses to labor force issues of racial and gender inequality.
LER 201(3) (GS)Employment Relationship: Law and PolicyVLN233677Thursday, October 24-December 19
5:00-7:30 p.m.
 An examination of basic legal principles underlying the employment relationship and their social, political, and economic bases.
LER 435Labor Relations in the Public Sector VLN233692Thursday, October 24-December 19
7:45-10:15 p.m.
 Analysis of labor relations problems within different areas of public employment.
MKTG 220(3) Introduction to Selling TechniquesVLN233656 Monday, August 26-October 14
5:00 7:30 p.m.
 Principles underlying the sales process and practical application of these principles to selling situations. Studies role of selling in total marketing process.
PHIL 009 (GH;US)Philosophy, Race and DiversityVLN233701Saturday, August 31-October 12
8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Critically examines the significance of race and cultural diversity for, and in, understandings of reality, knowledge, truth, morality, and justice.