Fall 2018 Courses
Fall 2018 registration is now closed. Below is information about the STEM Teach III courses that were available for Fall 2018.
Course/University/Instructor/Format 
Date & Time 
Description 

MATH 

MATH 502 Abstract Algebra Indiana Wesleyan University Nigel Basta nigel.basta@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
9/24 – 11/18/2018 
This course is a study of algebraic structures and major theorems for these. Group theory and ring theory are reviewed and further developments are presented. An introduction to field theory and Galois Theory is included. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a mathematics major or state certification (in any state) to teach mathematics at a secondary school level and evidence of completing an undergraduate course in abstract algebra with a minimum grade of “C.” Sequential Offerings: Math 501 Linear Algebra, Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 505 Statistical Methods I, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 504 Real Analysis Indiana Wesleyan University David Tannor david.tannor@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
9/24 – 11/18/2018

This course offers a rigorous study of the real numbers and associated functions in order to deepen students’ understanding of calculus and raise their ability to effectively formulate and communicate mathematics. It reviews concepts of realvalued functions defined on the real line and proceeds to extend these results as applicable to complex valued functions and metric spaces. It also includes a rigorous examination of properties of some important special functions. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: A bachelor’s degree with a mathematics major or state certification (in any state) to teach mathematics at a secondary school level and evidence of completing an undergraduate course in Introduction to Real Analysis with a minimum grade of “C.” Prerequisite Courses: Undergraduate Real Analysis Sequential Offerings: Math 511 Number Theory, Math 537 Mathematical Modeling, Math 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra, Math 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry, Math 640 Graph Theory, Math 621 Modern Geometries 
Math 640 Graph Theory with Applications Indiana State University Cheng Zhao Online Synchronous (logging online for class on set day & at specific time) 
56:15 p.m. MW 8/21 – 12/14/2018 
The course will cover topics including basic concepts in graph theory, connectivity and network flows, chromatic graph theory, topological graph theory, Ramsey, and applications. It will prepare learners for further study in discrete mathematics (combinatorics, graph theory, and network analysis) as well as any other discipline that requires discrete mathematics. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: No particularly advanced knowledge from any other area of mathematics is needed for the study of graph theory. Some knowledge of linear algebra, particularly matrix algebra, would be helpful. This is an advanced course and students will be expected both to construct and to critically assess mathematical proofs of moderate complexity, and to demonstrate proficiency in the communication of mathematical ideas. Prerequisites include any undergraduate/graduate course in either linear algebra or abstract algebra with a grade of C or better. Sequential Offerings: Math 511 Number Theory, Math 537 Mathematical Modeling, Math 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra, Math 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry, Math 640 Graph Theory, Math 621 Modern Geometries 
Math 561 Real Analysis: Proving Calculus Bethel College Dr. Alice A. Ramos FacetoFace 
8/28 – 12/18/2018 
A rigorous treatment of the real number system and the underpinnings of calculus. Topics include sequences, series, limits, continuity, uniform continuity, uniform convergence, differentiation, Riemann integration, power series, and the importance of proof in the mathematics classroom. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: Calculus III (Math 231 or equivalent), graduate standing Sequential Offerings: Math 540, Abstract Algebra I, Math 541 Abstract Algebra II, Math 521 Mathematical Physics, Math 532 Euclidian & NonEuclidian Geometry, Math 561 Real Analysis: Proving Calculus, Math 552 Mathematical Statistics 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) or COMPUTER SCIENCE 

IT 533 Data Mining Valparaiso University Saso Poposki Online 
8/20 – 12/6/2018 
Data Mining is a broad area that integrates techniques from several fields including machine learning, statistics, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, and database systems for the analysis of large volumes of data. This course gives a wide exposition of these techniques and their software tools. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: IT502 Introduction to Programming Sequential Offerings: IT 502 Introduction to Programming, 510 Introduction to Information Technology, IT 603 Information Management, IT 533 Data Mining, IT 632 Instructional Design in IT, IT 540 Web Programming 
BIOLOGY 

BIO 504 Genetics Indiana Wesleyan University Joanna Vance Joanna.Vance@agsfaculty.indwes.edu April Elrod april.elrod@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
9/24 – 11/18/2018 
This course integrates basic principles of genetics in eukaryotes and prokaryotes at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms including humans. Also covered are Mendelian genetics, the molecular basis of gene function and mutation, transmission systems, population, and evolutionary genetics. Subtopics also include the structure and function of chromosomes and genomes, and biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: a bachelor’s degree with a biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Sequential Offerings: BIO 501 Biological Chemistry, BIO 502 Cell Biology, BIO 503 Systems Biology, BIO 504 Genetics, BIO 505 Human Physiology, BIO 506 Microbiology 
BIOE 506 Microbiology Indiana Wesleyan University Carla Thomas carla.thomas631@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Julie Rennison Julie.Rennison@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
9/24 – 11/18/2018 
This course examines the structure, physiology, and activities of pathogenic and nonpathogenic microorganisms. Emphasis is placed on the interaction of microorganisms with each other, their hosts, and the environment. Course activities will apply principles of microbiology to public health, biotechnology, environmental science, and industrial processes. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite Course: A passing grade in undergraduate biology Prerequisite Skills and Knowledge: Basic understanding of cell biology Sequential Offerings: BIO 501 Biological Chemistry, BIO 502 Cell Biology, BIO 503 Systems Biology, BIO 504 Genetics, BIO 505 Human Physiology, BIO 506 Microbiology 
PSYCHOLOGY 

PSY 512 Theories of Personality University of Saint Francis Amy CarriganSmith, Ph.D. Online 
8/27 – 10/19/2018 
This course explores the psychological concept of personality and individual difference. Dimensions of personality, measurement and classification of personality types, factors impacting personality development, and the major personality theories are presented. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: None noted. Sequential Offerings: PSY 501 Research Methods, PSY 506 Social Psychology, PSY 510 Lifespan Development, PSY 512 Theories of Personality, PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience 
PHYSICS 

PHY 503 Electromagnetism Indiana Wesleyan University Dr. Emily Grace Williams emilygrace.williamsagsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
9/24 – 11/18/2018 
This theoretical and problemsolving course focuses on the development and application of the integral and differential forms of Maxwell’s equations from phenomenological observations, culminating in the electromagnetic wave equations. Topics include potential theory; static, and dynamic electromagnetic field equations in vacuum and media; and electromagnetic waves with select applications. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college, and community college physics courses. Prerequisite Courses: None Prerequisite Skills and Knowledge: A bachelor’s degree with a physics major or state certification (in any state) to teach physics at a secondary school level, and PHY501 or equivalent. Undergraduate coursework must include calculus (through multivariate) and ordinary differential equations. Sequential Offerings: PHY 501 Research Methods, PHY 502 Classical Mechanics, PHY 503 Electromagnetism, PHY 504 Intro to Quantum Mechanics, PHY 505 Quantum Mechanics II, PHY 506 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 
CHEMISTRY 

CHEM 540 Physical Chemistry Indiana University Dr. Victor Waingeh Online 
8/20 – 12/10/2018 
This course will touch on all the fundamental areas of physical chemistry. Emphasis is on content that expands the students’ knowledge in the key areas and relates to concepts likely to be taught in introductory chemistry courses. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Course Content: The course will follow the molecular approach to physical chemistry, beginning with the quantum mechanical description of matter before proceeding to bulk properties. 
CHEM 550 Introductory Biochemistry Indiana University Hitesh Kathuria, Ph.D. Online 
8/20 – 12/10/2018 
This course will touch on protein composition and structure, enzyme kinetics, catalytic and regulatory strategies, arbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids and cell membranes, transducing and storing energymetabolic cycles, responding to environmental changes. Click here for syllabus. Credit Hours: 3 Course Content: Introduction to Biochemistry; Protein Structure; The Central Dogma Evolution & Bioinformatics; Hemoglobin; Review of Organic Chemistry; Metabolism Enzymes and Enzyme Kinetics Carbohydrates; Catalytic Strategies; Regulatory Mechanisms; Membranes; Membrane Channels & Pumps; Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis; Citric Acid Cycle; Oxidative Phosphorylation; Nutrition; Sensory Systems, Molecular Motors, Drug Development 
Summer II 2018 Courses
Summer II registration is now closed. Below is information about the STEM Teach III courses that were available for Summer II 2018. Included are descriptions, links to syllabi as well as the other courses tentatively planned for each content sequence (scroll through semester offerings to view courses already offered in a sequence).
Course/University/Instructor/Format 
Date & Time 
Description 

MATH 

MATH 501 Linear Algebra Indiana Wesleyan University Nigel Basta nigel.basta@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Brandi Robinson brandi.robinson2@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
7/9 – 9/2/18 
This course offers an intermediate treatment of the theory and application of linear Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Mathematics at a secondary level school Sequential Offerings: Math 501 Linear Algebra, Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 505 Statistical Methods I, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 503 Advanced Calculus Indiana Wesleyan University John Dea john.dea@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Jason Snyder jason.snyder@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Jan EdwardsWebster jan.edwardswebster@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
7/9 – 9/2/18 
This course is an advanced multivariate treatment of calculus for the mature student of Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach mathematics at a secondary school level and show evidence of completing an undergraduate course in calculus (through multivariate) with a Sequential Offerings: Math 501 Linear Algebra, Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 505 Statistical Methods I, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry Indiana State University Dr. Liz Brown Online 
5/21 – 8/3/18

This course includes advanced topics in geometry. The course will explore topics in Euclidean geometry, including transformations, Ceva’s theorem, Menalaus’ theorem and related topics. *Please note that this course is offered during the same date span as Math 511 for Summer I. Teachers may be enrolled in both of these courses. Prerequisites: A course in Euclidean geometry – a college geometry course as an undergraduate student is sufficient. Sequential Offerings: Math 511 Number Theory, Math 537 Mathematical Modeling, Math 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra, Math 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry, Math 640 Graph Theory, Math 621 Modern Geometries 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) or COMPUTER SCIENCE 

IT 603 Information Management Valparaiso University Gina Rue Online 
7/2 – 8/10/18 
This course builds a deeper understanding of how databases work, including the topics of database theory and architecture, data modeling, normalization, query languages, security and web applications. May be Prerequisites: IT 502 Sequential Offerings: IT 502 Introduction to Programming, 510 Introduction to Information Technology, IT 603 Information Management, IT 533 Data Mining, IT 632 Instructional Design in IT, IT 540 Web Programming 
BIOLOGY 

BIOE 503 Systems Biology Indiana Wesleyan University Joanna Vance Joanna.Vance@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Novelle Kimmich novelle.kimmich@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
7/9 – 9/2/18 
This course investigates the major principles and concepts of biological systems, including the fundamentals of mathematical and physiological modeling, a detailed analysis of gene, protein, and metabolic systems, as well as the application of systems biology in health and medicine. Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college, and undergraduate college biology courses. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab. Sequential Offerings: BIO 501 Biological Chemistry, BIO 502 Cell Biology, BIO 503 Systems Biology, BIO 504 Genetics, BIO 505 Human Physiology, BIO 506 Microbiology 
BIOE 505 Human Physiology Indiana Wesleyan University April Elrod, PhD. april.elrod@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Edith Ofuoku edith.ofuoku@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
7/9 – 9/2/18 
This course utilizes a systems approach in the exploration of the concept of homeostasis, or the ability of the body systems to work together to maintain internal stability. Knowledge of basic chemistry and cell biology is recommended. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab. Sequential Offerings: BIO 501 Biological Chemistry, BIO 502 Cell Biology, BIO 503 Systems Biology, BIO 504 Genetics, BIO 505 Human Physiology, BIO 506 Microbiology 
PSYCHOLOGY 

PSY 510 Lifespan Development University of Saint Francis Amy CarriganSmith Online 
7/2– 8/24/18 
This course examines the biopsychosocial aspects of development across the lifespan. Growth Prerequisites: None noted. Sequential Offerings: PSY 501 Research Methods, PSY 506 Social Psychology, PSY 510 Lifespan Development, PSY 512 Theories of Personality, PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience 
PHYSICS 

PHYE 502 Classical Mechanics Indiana Wesleyan University Emily Grace, PhD, MSEd emilygrace.williams@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
7/9 – 9/2/18 
This course focuses on Newtonian (nonrelativistic) mechanics and its Lagrangian formulation Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a physics major or state certification (in any state) to teach physics at a secondary school level, as well as PHYE 501 or equivalent. Undergraduate coursework must include calculus (through multivariate) and ordinary differential equations. Sequential Offerings: PHY 501 Research Methods, PHY 502 Classical Mechanics, PHY 503 Electromagnetism, PHY 504 Intro to Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics II, PHY 506 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 
CHEMISTRY 

CHEM 560 Environmental Chemistry Indiana University Linda Wozniewski Online 
6/25 – 8/4/18  Students will understand the role chemistry plays on the environment as well as critical topics in environmental chemistry. Click here for syllabus. 
Summer I 2018 Courses
Summer I Registration: February 21 – March 9, 2018 (now closed); Summer I Schedule Adjustments: April 46, 2018 (completed)
Note: These courses are no longer available for registration. The following is provided for informational purposes only.
Course/University/ Instructor/Format 
Date & Time 
Description 

CHEMISTRY 

CHEM 500 Forensic Chemistry University of St. Francis Melissa Willard, Ph.D. Online 
5/76, 29/18 
Introduction to the methods, analyses and challenges of forensic science evidence from an underlying chemical perspective. Among the topics investigated are drug, hair, fiber, soil, glass and arson. The course is composed of individual readings, case study analysis and discussions, a home laboratory component and an interactive mock crime scene component; providing an overview of the investigative process from collection of evidence, through analysis, data interpretation and presentation of results in a mock courtroom setting. The course is designed to give an introduction to the chemistry of forensics, as well as provide a tool for existing teachers to enhance new or existing chemistry or forensic chemistry classes. Click here for syllabus. Expectations: This is a graduate level course. As such, it is expected you are to: (1) be independent learners; (2) demonstrate critical thinking (3) use literature to support your arguments and reasoning; and (4) properly cite your work. 
MATH 

MATH 502 Abstract Algebra Indiana Wesleyan Univ. David Tannor david.tannor@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Dr. Robert Morse robert.morse1130@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online

5/7–7/1/18 
This course is a study of algebraic structures and major theorems for these. Group theory and ring theory are reviewed and further developments are presented. An introduction to field theory and Galois theory is included. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a Mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Mathematics at a secondary school level and show evidence of completing an undergraduate course in Abstract Algebra with a minimum grade of “C.” Sequential Offerings: Math 501 Linear Algebra, Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 506 Modern Geometry Indiana Wesleyan Univ. Nigel Basta nigel.basta@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
5/7–7/1/18 
This course offers a critical presentation of the development and philosophical significance of nonEuclidean geometry. The goal of this course is to advance understanding of Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometries, through analytic methods and critical thinking. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Mathematics at a secondary school level and show evidence of completing an undergraduate course in Modern Geometry with a minimum grade of “C.” Sequential Offerings: Math 501 Linear Algebra, Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 511 Number Theory Indiana State University Dr. Jodi Frost Online 
5/21 – 8/3/18  An introductory course in number theory. Topics include properties of the integers, number theoretic functions, congruencies and applications. Click here for syllabus.
Prerequisites: MATH 380 Intro to Abstract Mathematics, with a C or better or equivalent Sequential Offerings: Math 511 Number Theory, Math 534 Mathematical Modeling, Math 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry, Math 640 Graph Theory, Math 621 Modern Geometries, Math 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra 
MATH 541 Abstract Algebra II CANCELLED Bethel College Dr. Timothy Ferdinands timothy.ferdinands@bethelcollege.edu FacetoFace 
5/6 – 6/23/18 Mon. & Wed. 6 – 8:50 p.m. 
Abstract algebra includes the study of groups, rings, and fields. Informally, a group, ring, or field is a set of mathematical objects with operations defined (e.g., addition and/or multiplication) that obey certain properties. In this course, we will focus on rings, and the relationship between rings and the solutions of polynomials (as seen in high school algebra) while emphasizing the importance of logical inquiry and inquiry based learning. Click here for syllabus.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and a proofs course Sequential Offerings: Math 540 Abstract Algebra I, Math 541 Abstract Algebra II, Math 521 Mathematical Physics, Math 532 Euclidian & NonEuclidian Geometry, Math 561 Real Analysis: Proving Calculus, Math 552 Mathematical Statistics 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) or COMPUTER SCIENCE 

IT 510 Introduction to IT Valparaiso University Robert Wichlinski Online 
5/22 – 6/29/18 
Reviews the academic discipline of IT, including pervasive IT themes, IT history, organizational issues and relationship of IT to other computing disciplines. this also includes practicum to illustrate the nature of platforms and technologies currently employed in the industry. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: Sequential Offerings: IT 603 Information Management, IT 533 Data Mining, IT 632 Instructional Design in IT, IT 540 Web Programming 
BIOLOGY 

BIOE 502 Cell Biology Indiana Wesleyan University Julie H. Rennison, PhD julie.rennison@agsfaculty.indwes.edu April Elrod april.elrod@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
5/7 – 7/1/18 
The course is intended to develop deeper insight into the complexities of cell structure, function and cellular processes with a focus on biosynthesis, cell signaling, regulation of proteins and cell cycle/apoptosis. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on how the dysfunction or disruptions in these cellular processes lead to disease of the organism. An understanding of common laboratory methodologies used in cell biology will also be discussed as a basis for understanding primary literature. A working knowledge of cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry is recommended. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab. Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college and undergraduate college biology courses. Sequential Offerings: BIOE 501 Biological Chemistry, BIOE 502 Cell Biology, BIOE 503 Systems Biology, BIOE 504 Genetics, BIOE 505 Human Physiology, BIOE 506 Microbiology 
BIOE 504 Genetics Indiana Wesleyan University Joanna Vance joanna.vance@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
5/7 – 7/1/18 
This course integrates basic principles of genetics in eukaryotes and prokaryotes at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms including humans. Also covered are Mendelian genetics, the molecular basis of gene function and mutation, transmission systems, population, and evolutionary genetics. Subtopics also include the structure and function of chromosomes and genomes, and biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab. Sequential Offerings: BIOE 501 Biological Chemistry, BIOE 502 Cell Biology, BIOE 503 Systems Biology, BIOE 504 Genetics, BIOE 505 Human Physiology, BIOE 506 Microbiology 
BIOL 560 Human Functional Evolutionary Anatomy I & II CANCELLED University of Indianapolis Dr. John Langdon David Wolfe Dr. Kevin Gribbins FacetoFace 
6/11 – 7/26/18 Mon. – Thurs., 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. 
A study of human anatomical adaptations from an evolutionary and comparative perspective. This semester will emphasize the musculoskeletal systems and body mechanics. Students will become familiar with the major structures of the human body, emphasizing the unique aspects of our species in an evolutionary perspective. The course is taught in a traditional laboratory and classroom format. Supplementary materials will be made available online. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisite: Bachelor’s degree Sequential Offerings: Course sequence began in 2016 with BIOL 562 Integrative Biology: Evolution and BIOL 563 Integrative Biology: Ecology. 
PSYCHOLOGY 

PSY 506.01B Social Psychology University of Saint Francis Amy CarriganSmith, Ph.D. Online 
5/7 6/29/18 
General principles of social psychology, including socialization of the individual, attitude formation, conformity, group identification, and group dynamics. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: None noted. Sequential Offerings: PSY 501 Research Methods, PSY 506 Social Psychology, PSY 510 Lifespan Development, PSY 512 Theories of Personality, PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience 
PHYSICS 

PHYE 501 Mathematical Methods in Physics Indiana Wesleyan Univer. Reuben Rubio Online 
5/7–7/1/18 
This course develops a mathematical foundation to succeed in graduate level courses in classical mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics/statistical physics, modern and quantum physics. It encompasses algorithmic skills but aims higher to develop the ability to relate mathematics and phenomena and the ability to analyze solutions for limitations and prediction of behavior. Click here for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a Physics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Physics at a secondary school level is required. Undergraduate coursework must include calculus (through multivariate) and ordinary differential equations. Prerequisite Course: Undergraduate Abstract Algebra Sequential Offerings: PHY 501 Mathematical Methods in Physics, PHY 502 Classical Mechanics, PHY 503 Electromagnetism, PHY 504 Intro to Quantum Mechanics, PHY 505 Quantum Mechanics II, PHY 506 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 
Spring 2018 STEM Teach III Courses
Below is a list of STEM Teach III courses offered in Spring 2018. These courses are no longer available for registration. This list is provided for informational purposes only.
Course/University/ Instructor/Format 
Date & Time 
Description 

MATH 

MATH 501 Linear Algebra Indiana Wesleyan University Julie Wells julie.wells2@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Jason Snyder jason.snyder@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
3/12 – 5/7/18 
This course provides an intermediate treatment of the theory and application of linear algebra. The goal of this course is to provide a framework for applying linear algebra to a variety of mathematical problems. Topics include vector spaces, linear transformations, diagonalization, inner product spaces, Markov Chains, and the Jordan canonical form. There is an emphasis on understanding and writing proofs. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a Mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Mathematics at a secondary level school. Future Sequential Offerings: Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 505 Statistical Methods I Indiana Wesleyan University Dr. Jodi Mills Nigle Basta nigel.basta@agsfaculty@indwes.edu Online 
3/12 – 5/7/18 
This applied statistics course presents a variety of statistical topics in the context of real world data. The goal of this course is to demonstrate the broad applicability of advanced statistical techniques. Topics include probability, inferences for one and two samples, analysis of single and multifactor experiments, regression analysis, and nonparametric methods. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a Mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Mathematics at a secondary level school. Future Sequential Offerings: Math 502 Abstract Algebra, Math 503 Advanced Calculus, Math 504 Real Analysis, Math 506 Modern Geometry 
MATH 537 Mathematical Modeling Indiana State University Henjin Chi Online Synchronous (logging online for class on set day & at specific time) 
1/16 – 5/11/18 Mon. & Wed. 6:30 7:45 p.m. 
Students will model practical problems which involve the interpretation of data, the mathematical formulation of the problem, an analysis of the mathematical model, a solution of the model, and an interpretation of the results. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: MATH 333 Differential Equations and MATH 413 Linear Algebra. Contact professor for other courses that may satisfy this prerequisite. Future Sequential Offerings: Math 511 Number theory, Math 604 Fundamental Concepts of Geometry, Math 640 Graph Theory, Math 621 Modern Geometries, Math 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra 
MATH 540 Abstract Algebra I Bethel College Dr. Timothy Ferdinands timothy.ferdinands@bethelcollege.edu FacetoFace 
1/17 – 5/15/18 Wed. 69 p.m. 
This course will be an indepth study of the algebraic structure of groups. We will discuss both finite and infinite groups as well as different structures used to classify them. Topics include the study of cosets and normal subgroups, group homomorphisms and isomorphisms, the first isomorphism theorem, and the classification of finite abelian groups. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: MATH 293 and MATH 242. Contact professor for other courses that may satisfy this prerequisite. Future Sequential Offerings: Math 541 Abstract Algebra II, Math 521 Mathematical Physics, Math 532 Euclidian & NonEuclidian Geometry, Math 561 Real Analysis: Proving Calculus, Math 552 Mathematical Statistics 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) or COMPUTER SCIENCE 

IT 502 Introduction to Programming Valparaiso University Polly Wainwright 
1/10 – 5/8/18 
A first course in problemsolving through algorithm development and alanysis and software design. Students design and write elementary and intermediate sized programs, including intensive study of Java or other programming language(s) of similar scale and complexity. An introduction to the best practices for professional/industry grade programming is included. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: None Noted. Future Sequential Offerings: IT 510 Introduction to Information Technology, IT 603 Information Management, IT 533 Data Mining, IT 632 Instructional Design in IT, IT 540 Web Programming 
BIOLOGY 

BIOE 501 Biological Chemistry Indiana Wesleyan Dr. Gilandra Russell gilandra.russell@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
3/12 – 5/7/18 
This course provides an intermediate understanding of chemical principles in biology and focuses on the study of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids in a biological context. Enzymes, metabolism, and gene expression are also investigated. This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college, and undergraduate college biology courses. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with biology major or state certified (in any state) to teach biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab. Future Sequential Offerings: BIOE 502 Cell Biology, BIOE 503 Systems Biology, BIOE 504 Genetics, BIOE 505 Human Physiology, BIOE 506 Microbiology 
BIOE 503 Systems Biology Indiana Wesleyan Dr. Julie Rennison Julie.rennison@agsfaculty.indwes.edu Online 
3/12 – 5/7/18 
This course investigates the major principles and concepts of biological systems, including the fundamentals of mathematical and physiological modeling, a detailed analysis of gene, protein, and metabolic systems, as well as the application of systems biology in health and medicine. This course is designed for those seeking credentials required by regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college, and undergraduate college biology courses. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or state certified (in any state) to teach biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, General Chemistry Lab Future Sequential Offerings: BIOE 502 Cell Biology, BIOE 504 Genetics, BIOE 505 Human Physiology, BIOE 506 Microbiology 
PSYCHOLOGY 

PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology University of Saint Francis Dr. Ken Nashkoff Online 
3/12– 5/4/18 
Focuses upon developing an understanding of individual, group, and cultural pathology including: historical perspective, diagnostic classification, etiology, symptom manifestation, treatment approaches, and prevention. Click for syllabus. Prerequisites: None noted. Future Sequential Offerings: PSY 501 Research Methods, PSY 506 Social Psychology, PSY 510 Lifespan Development, PSY 512 Theories of Personality, PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience 