Summer I 2018 Courses
Below is a list of STEM Teach III courses available for Summer I 2018. This allows teachers to review offerings before online registration opens. Included are descriptions, links to syllabi as well as courses tentatively planned for each content sequence. Teachers accepted into the program will receive notice via email when they may register based on priority and need. The email will cover necessary instructions on the registration process.
Course/University/ Instructor/Format 
Date & Time 
Description 

CHEMISTRY 

CHEM 500 Forensic Chemistry University of St. Francis Melissa Willard, Ph.D. MWillard@sf.edu 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 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 Jodi.Frost@indstate.edu 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 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 Robert.Wichlinski@valpo.edu 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 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 University of Indianapolis Dr. John Langdon langdon@uindy.edu David Wolfe wolfed@uindy.edu Dr. Kevin Gribbins gribbinsk@uindy.edu 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. acarrigan@sf.edu Online 
5/7 6/29/2018 
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 reuben.rufio@indwes.edu 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: PHYE 501 Mathematical Methods in Physics, PHYE 502 Classical Mechanics, PHYE 503 Electromagnetism, PHYE 504 Intro to Quantum Mechanics, PHYE 505 Quantum Mechanics II, PHYE 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 Jodi.mills@indwes.edu 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 Henjin.Chi@indstate.edu 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 polly.wainwright@valpo.edu 
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 KNashkoff@sf.edu 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 