New Century College
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Details

New Century College offers courses in every semester: Fall, Spring and Summer. Courses vary each semester and fulfill different degree requirements. Below are details that do not appear in the course’s catalog description.

Fall 2015

Course

Total Credits Earned

LC Earned 

EL Earned 

General Education Fulfilled

Other

NCLC 101: Narratives of Nature

6

 

 

Oral Communication & Literature

This course is only open to incoming freshmen invited to participate in Mason’s Cornerstones program.

NCLC 102: Global Networks & Communities

6

 

 

Western Civilization/World History & Global Understanding

This course is only open to incoming freshmen invited to participate in Mason’s Cornerstones program.

NCLC 200: Visual Thinking & the Creative Impulse

 

4

4

1

Fine Arts

Counts toward the Arts endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 202: Public Speaking/Critical Thinking

4

4

1

Oral Communication

Counts toward the English/Communication endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 204: Leadership Theory/Practice

 

3

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 210: Sustainable World

 

4

4

1

Natural Science lab

Counts toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 211: Introduction to Conservation Studies

4

4

1

Natural Science

Counts toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students.

NCLC 244: Beats, Rhyme & Culture

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 245: Visual Culture & Society

4

4

1

Fine Arts

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 249: Digital Literacy

4

4

1

Information Technology

 

NCLC 294: Mason Corps

1-2

 

1-2

 

Students must receive instructor approval to register.

NCLC 295: Explorations of Mindful Living

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Mindful Living Living/Learning Community.

NCLC 295: Leadership for Sustainability

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Sustainability Living/Learning Community.

NCLC 295: Leadership & Community Engagement

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Community Engagement & Leadership Living/Learning Community.

NCLC 295-005: Capital & Community

NCLC 295-006: Capital & Community

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Cornerstones Living/Learning Community.

NCLC 300: Law & Justice

3

 

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 304: Social Movements & Community Activism

4

4

1

 

 

NCLC 311: Animal Migration & Conservation

6

6

2

Natural Science

Counts toward the natural science Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 312: Images & Experiences of Childhood

4

4

1

 

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 319: Contemporary Youth Studies

3

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 322: Teacher – A Historical Perspective

 

3

3

 

Western Civilization

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 331: The Nonprofit Sector

4

4

1

 

This course is only open to students admitted to the Nonprofit Fellows program.

NCLC 333: The Nature of Mathematics

3

3

 

Quantitative Reasoning

Counts toward the mathematics endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 334: Environmental Justice

 

4

4

1

 

 

NCLC 336: Poverty, Wealth & Inequality in the USA

 

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 345: Introduction to Multimedia

 

5

5

2

Information Technology

 

NCLC 347: Gender Representation in Popular Culture

4

4

1

Fine Arts

 

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education students

NCLC 348: Digital Futures

6

6

1

Information Technology

 

NCLC 355: Consciousness, Meaning & Life Purpose

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 362: Social Justice & Human Rights

3

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 375: Representations of Race

 

3

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

NCLC 375: Journalism for the Rest of Us

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 375: Applied Leadership

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 375: From Crisis to Well-being

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 390: Internship

1-6

 

1-6

 

Students must submit an internship application and be approved to register.

NCLC 391: Intro to Integrative Studies

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 395: Explorations of Mindful Living

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Mindful Living Living/Learning Community.

NCLC 395: Mindfulness & Stress Management

3

 

3

 

 

NCLC 395: Communication, Conflict & the Mediation Process

3

 

3

 

 

NCLC 395: Beekeeping & Sustainability

3

 

3

Natural Science

 

NCLC 397: Add-on Experiential Learning

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students enrolled in NCLC 331, NCLC 431-001 or NCLC 435-002.

NCLC 404: Ethics & Leadership

4

4

1

 

 

NCLC 410: Contemporary Health Issues

4

4

1

Global Understanding

 

NCLC 431: Prin Fundraising/Resource Dev

4

4

1

 

Section 001 is only open to students admitted to the Nonprofit Fellows program.

NCLC 435: Leadership in a Changing Environment

4

4

1

 

Section 002 is only open to students admitted to the Nonprofit Fellows program.

NCLC 475: Foundations of Well-being & Resilience

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 475: Contemporary Issues in Social Justice

3

3

 

 

 

NCLC 475: Human Trafficking

3

3

1

Global Understanding

 

NCLC 490: Internship

1-6

 

1-6

 

Students must submit an internship application and be approved to register.

NCLC 495: Well-being & Consciousness

3

 

3

   

NCLC 495: Explorations of Mindful Living

1

 

1

 

This course is only open to students living in the Mindful Living Living/Learning Community.

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