UNM West

MSC 12-7270
2600 College Blvd. NE,
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Phone: 505-925-8669
Fax: 505-925-8684

UNM West Class Schedules

The links to schedules provided are for UNM West only. The most up-to-date schedule information for UNM main campus can be found by searching the UNM Schedule of classes.

Schedule as of April 27, 2017

Albq Westside (UNM West)


College of Arts and Sciences

Earth & Planetary Sciences

EPS 101 - Intro Geology How Earth Works

A fascinating tour of our active planet. Explore earth materials (rocks and minerals), the continents' motions and related origins of earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, oceans, landscapes, natural energy and economic resources, global warming and other topics. Students are encouraged but not required to enroll concurrently in 105L. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
007 39103

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
UNM West 2224

Lecture
Paula Watt - pwatt@unm.edu 3 19
EPS 105L - Physical Geology Lab

Minerals, rocks and topographic and geologic maps; field trips. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114). Pre- or corequisite: 101. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
008 39104

T 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
UNM West 2224

Laboratory
Paula Watt - pwatt@unm.edu 1 22
Fees: $15

Economics

ECON 105 - Introductory Macroeconomics

Economics on a national scale: determination of national income, employment level, inflation and impact of policies affecting money supply, interest rates and government programs. Current macroeconomic issues and problems. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 2113). (Prerequisite for most upper-division courses).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
003 41695

T R 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Michael J Hymel - mhymel@unm.edu 3 19
ECON 106 - Introductory Microeconomics

Exploration of individual consumer behavior, production decisions by the firm and supply and demand relationships in the marketplace. Examination of the international dimension of production and consumption choices. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 2123). (Prerequisite for most upper division courses.)

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
013 38013

T R 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Michael J Hymel - mhymel@unm.edu 3 19

American Studies

AMST 330 - T: Gender Studies

Varying subjects deriving from the contemporary cultural studies focus on matters of gender. Topics include: feminist theory; gender and nature; the factor of gender in disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
004 43601

F 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
UNM West 2008

Topics
Pamela H Gravagne - pgravagn@unm.edu 3 9
AMST 340 - Topics in Pop Cultr

Content varies by semester. Topics include: popular music, popular culture of the 1960s; sex and gender in popular culture; chicano/a vernacular culture; black popular culture; popular environmentalism.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 43602

F 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
UNM West 2008

Topics
Pamela H Gravagne - pgravagn@unm.edu 3 4

Women Studies

WMST 379 - T: Women Studies

Can be repeated for credit three times by students earning a major or minor in Women Studies. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
004 37343

F 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
UNM West 2008

Topics
Pamela H Gravagne - pgravagn@unm.edu 3 13
005 37985

F 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
UNM West 2008

Topics
Pamela H Gravagne - pgravagn@unm.edu 3 6

Sign

SIGN 201 - Intro to Signed Language

Overview of signed language studies and related issues. Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL); signed communication systems most frequently used by deaf and hard of hearing individuals; the study of fingerspelling.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 43448

M W 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Irma M Correa Chavira - ichav@unm.edu 3 13
Fees: $5

History

HIST 102 - Western Civilization post 1648

1648 to present. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1063). {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
007 41696

M W 3:30 PM - 1:45 PM
UNM West 2224

Lecture
Robert Bello - bello@unm.edu 3 20
HIST 162 - US History since 1877

Survey of the economic, political, intellectual and social development of the United States, including the place of the U.S. in world affairs from 1877 to the present. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1123). {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
013 39419

F 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Yvonne M Darcy - edarcy@unm.edu 3 4

Spanish

SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I

Beginning Spanish for students with no previous exposure to Spanish. Development of all four language skills, with emphasis on listening and speaking.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
035 39105

M W 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Aaron C Taylor - ataylor1@unm.edu 3 17
Fees: $15

Astronomy

ASTR 101 - Intro To Astronomy

Conceptual description of our fascinating universe: early astronomy, Newtonian synthesis, Earth, Moon, planets, asteroids, comets, the Sun, our solar system, stars, black holes, galaxies, dark matter, dark energy and cosmological mysteries. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
005 39194

M W 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Timothy L Howard - thowardz@unm.edu 3 20
ASTR 101L - Astronomy Laboratory

Intended as an adjunct to ASTR 101, this course deals with elementary techniques in astronomical observations. Two hrs. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114). Pre- or corequisite: 101.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 37921

W 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
UNM West 1221

Laboratory
Timothy L Howard - thowardz@unm.edu 1 15
Fees: $30

Psychology

PSY 200 - Statistical Principles

Presentation of basic principles of description and interpretation of data. Provides acquaintance with statistical principles appropriate to liberal arts education, as well as a basis for further work in data analysis. Students planning graduate study in any field are advised to also take 302. Prerequisite: 105.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
004 39263

M 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1226

Lecture
Paul G Lesnik - lesnik@unm.edu 3 9
PSY 260 - Psych of Learning & Memory

Survey of the variety of laboratory learning situations, with an emphasis on the application of principles to practical situations. Topics range from simple processes, such as conditioning, to complex processes, such as transfer, memory and concept formation. Prerequisite: 105.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
002
43604 Lecture Staff 3 30
003 44474

M W 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Cathryn S Starr - starrc@unm.edu 3 22
PSY 271 - Social Psychology

Study of social influence: perception of oneself and others, attitudes, conformity, attraction, altruism, aggression, and groups. Prerequisite: 105.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 43605

M 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Cathryn S Starr - starrc@unm.edu 3 16
PSY 329 - Adolescent Psychology

Empirical study of adolescent development from different theoretical perspectives. Organization of individual social patterns through cultural and historical transitions and interplay between risk and protective factors in healthy development as well as deviant behaviors. Prerequisite: 200 and 220.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 38002

M 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
UNM West 1226

NaN: PM - NaN: PM
Online

Lecture
Cheryl Bryan - cbryan@unm.edu 3 20
PSY 347 - Drugs & Behavior: Psychopharm

Study of the pharmacological action and physiological and psychological effects of drugs of abuse including stimulants, depressants, narcotics and hallucinogens. Prerequisite: 240.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
003
44098 Lecture Staff 3 30
004 44473

F 3:30 PM - 1:45 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Danielle L Rudder - drudder@unm.edu 3 16
PSY 364 - Psychology of Perception

Study of the methods organisms use to gain information about objects. The sensory processes are discussed as a basis for description of more complex perceptual phenomena. Prerequisite: 260 or 265.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
002
40703 Lecture Staff 3 30
CANCELLED
003
44475 Lecture Staff 3 30
PSY 374 - Cross Cultural Psychology

Impact of culture on human behavior, learning, personality and other selected topics is examined. Course emphasizes critical analysis, discussion and writing about cross-cultural research and theory. Prerequisite: 220 or 271.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 39266

M 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UNM West 1226

Lecture
Paul G Lesnik - lesnik@unm.edu 3 6
PSY 400 - History of Psychology

An introduction to the major developments and individuals in the history of psychology. Prerequisite: any 300-level psychology course.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 43447

W 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1226

Lecture
Paul G Lesnik - lesnik@unm.edu 3 Section Full
PSY 450 - Special Topics

Study of any psychological topic not otherwise included in the curriculum upon expression of mutual interest by students and faculty.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
015 40707

T 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 1226

Topics
Cheryl Bryan - cbryan@unm.edu 3 31

Communication & Journalism

CJ 130 - Public Speaking

A performance course that deals with the analysis, preparation and presentation of speeches. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area I: Communications (NMCCN 1113).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
015 39091

M W 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 2008

Lecture/Practice Experience
Chenoa B Stilwell - cjensen2@unm.edu 3 10
Fees: $10
CJ 301 - Communication Research Methods

Quantitative and qualitative methods useful in investigation of communication processes and effects; concepts and techniques used in research design, data analysis, reporting and critically evaluating research. Prerequisite: 101L.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
003 39095

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
UNM West 2008

Lecture
Laura L Burton - tanimara@unm.edu 3 14
Fees: $5
CJ 314 - Intercultural Communication

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
009 43445

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
UNM West 2008

Lecture
Chenoa B Stilwell - cjensen2@unm.edu 3 19
Fees: $5
CJ 344 - Interviewing

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
005 39097

M W 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Heidi G Ricci - hricci@unm.edu 3 16
Fees: $5
CJ 400 - Sr Sem Perspectives on Comm

In this capstone course, seniors assess the theories, concepts and skills learned throughout their communication major and apply them to real-world situations as well as to the fulfillment of professional, personal and social goals. Prerequisite: 300 and 301 and (332 or 333).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39193

M 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1222

Seminar
Laura L Burton - tanimara@unm.edu 3 16
Fees: $5
CJ 450 - Health Communication

Concepts and strategies for preventive health communication in such contexts as provider-patient interaction, health campaigns, social marketing, health images in the mass media and communication in health care organizations.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
003 43603

R 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 2008

Lecture
Laura L Burton - tanimara@unm.edu 3 18

Mathematics

MATH 101 - Intermediate Algebra Part I

This course includes equations and inequalities, applications and problem solving with linear equations, linear functions and the graph of a line, percent, perimeters, areas of simple geometric shapes. Prerequisite: (MATH 021 and MATH 022) or MATH 100 or UNIV 103 or ACT Math =>18 or SAT Math Section =>460 or or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra =41-65. Corequisite: 102.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
010 40408

T 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UNM West 1221

Lecture
Khalid Ifzarene - kifzaren@unm.edu 1 26
Fees: $30
MATH 102 - Intermediate Algebra Part II

This course includes quadratic equations, properties of exponents and scientific notation, simplifying polynomial expressions, factoring and introduction to functions. Prerequisite: 101.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
010 40409

T 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UNM West 1221

Lecture
Khalid Ifzarene - kifzaren@unm.edu 1 9
Fees: $30
MATH 103 - Intermediate Algebra Part III

This course includes radical expressions and equations, rational expressions and equations, the exponential and logarithm functions. Pre- or corequisite: 102.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
010 40410

T 3:30 PM - 6:03 PM
UNM West 1221

Lecture
Khalid Ifzarene - kifzaren@unm.edu 1 5
Fees: $30
MATH 121 - College Algebra

Preparation for MATH 150 and 180. The study of equations, functions and graphs, especially linear and quadratic functions. Introduction to polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Applications involving simple geometric objects. Emphasizes algebraic problem solving skills. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area II: Mathematics (NMCCN 1113). Prerequisite: (101 and 102 and 103) or (118 and 119) or 120 or ACT Math =>22 or SAT Math Section =>540 or or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra =104-120 or ACCUPLACER College-Level Math =37-68.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
022
39136 Lecture Staff 3 30
CANCELLED
023
44476 Lecture Staff 3 30
MATH 150 - Pre-Calculus Math

In-depth study of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs. Includes the fundamental theorem of algebra, systems of equations, conic sections, parametric equations and applications in geometry. Exploration of the graphing calculator. May be taken concurrently with 123. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area II: Mathematics. Prerequisite: 121 or ACT Math =>25 or SAT Math Section =>590 or ACCUPLACER College-Level Math =69-99.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
007 43446

F 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Nidal M Jadalla - njadalla@unm.edu 3 21
MATH 180 - Elements of Calculus I

Limits of functions and continuity, intuitive concepts and basic properties; derivative as rate of change, basic differentiation techniques; application of differential calculus to graphing and minima-maxima problems; exponential and logarithmic functions with applications. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area II: Mathematics (NMCCN 1613). Prerequisite: 121 or 150 or 153 or ACT Math =>26 or SAT Math Section =>620 or ACCUPLACER College-Level Math =69-99.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
015 39137

F 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Donald J Adamson - dadamson@unm.edu 3 28

Statistics

STAT 145 - Intro To Statistics

Techniques for the visual presentation of numerical data, descriptive statistics, introduction to probability and basic probability models used in statistics, introduction to sampling and statistical inference, illustrated by examples from a variety of fields. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area II: Mathematics (NMCCN 1113). Prerequisite: (MATH 101 and MATH 102) or (MATH 118 and MATH 119) or MATH 120 or MATH 121 or MATH 123 or MATH 150 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181 or MATH 264 or ACT Math =>22 or SAT Math Section =>540 or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra =66-103 or ACCUPLACER College-Level Math =37-68. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
030 37936

F 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UNM West 1222

Lecture
Pascal P Buser - pascal@unm.edu 3 7

Philosophy

PHIL 101 - Intro To Philosophy

Philosophical issues and methodology illustrated through selected problems concerning values, knowledge, reality; and in social, political and religious philosophy. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1113).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
007
41961 Lecture Staff 3 30
007 44538

W 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UNM West 2224

Lecture
John H Dufour - dufourj@unm.edu 3 17

English

ENGL 120 - Composition III

Focuses on academic writing, research, and argumentation using appropriate genres and technologies. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area I: Communications (NMCCN 1123). Prerequisite: 110 or 112 or 113 or ACT English =26-28 or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing =660-690.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
099 43475

M 3:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNM West 1221

Lecture
Marian E Hessink - hessink@unm.edu 3 6
Fees: $4

Sociology

SOC 308 - Sociology of Gender

How and why societies create gender categories. How do definitions of 'masculinity' and 'femininity' vary? What are the costs and benefits of being male or female in contemporary American society? Prerequisite: 101.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 43449

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Ryan Goodman - elbueno@unm.edu 3 13
SOC 351 - The Urban Community

The forms and development of urban community; demographic, spatial, functional and temporal patterns; metropolitan development and city-hinterland relations. Prerequisite: 101. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 38816

R 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 1224

Lecture
Colin B Olson - colino@unm.edu 3 16
SOC 398 - Special Topic in Sociology

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Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
010 40414

T R 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
UNM West 1224

Topics
Ryan Goodman - elbueno@unm.edu 3 21
SOC 412 - Soc of Police & Social Control

Study of the relationship between society and law enforcement agencies, including the societal context of policing and how law enforcement impacts society. Discussion of law enforcement practices, training and management; the interface of police and communities; historical and contemporary models of policing; and efforts at police reform. Prerequisite: 312. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 38822

T 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
UNM West 2008

Lecture
Colin B Olson - colino@unm.edu 3 5

College of Education

Physical Ed (Non-Professional)

PENP 165 - Yoga

Introduction to five areas of yoga which are particularly significant to the Western World.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 38059

M W 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UNM West 2170

Laboratory
Sarka Opincariu - exhale@unm.edu 1 10
Fees: $5
CANCELLED
018
44570 Laboratory Staff 1 15

Special Education

SPCD 313 - Curriculum Lrnrs with Disab

Primary focus areas: altering/adapting basic curriculum, implementing behavioral, affective, academic curriculum and selecting/altering curriculum content for special needs of handicapped learners. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
003
41047 Lecture Staff 2 7
Fees: $15
005 41091

T W R F 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UNM West 2221

Lecture
Clare K Stott - clareks@unm.edu 2 6
Fees: $15
SPCD 464 - Clm Assess Program Plng

Provides functional instruction in observation and informal/formal diagnostic procedures. Instruction in the merits/limits of diagnostic procedures and instruments. Use of case information/test protocols to determine functioning level and program plan. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
003 41045

T W R F 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
UNM West 2221

M T W R 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
UNM West 2221

Lecture
David H Lewis - hlewis@unm.edu 3 6
Fees: $15
CANCELLED
004
41093 Lecture Staff 3 6
Fees: $15

School of Engineering

Computer Science

CS 150L - Computing for Bus Students

Students will use personal computers in campus laboratories to learn use of a word processor, a spreadsheet and a database management program. The course will also cover access to the World Wide Web and other topics of current importance to business students. Course cannot apply to major or minor in Computer Science. Prerequisite: (MATH 101 and MATH 102 and MATH 103) or MATH 120 or MATH 121 or MATH 123 or MATH 150 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
014 39099

R 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UNM West 1221

Laboratory
Reinaldo A Garcia - rgarcia@unm.edu 3 18
Fees: $45

College of Fine Arts

Dance

DANC 105 - Dance Appreciation

A lecture and discussion course introducing the study of dance as technique, spectacle and ritual for today s audience. Course fee required. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1113). {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39101

M 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UNM West 2224

Lecture
Melissa G Velasco - mharden@unm.edu 3 8
Fees: $67.5