Spring 2020 Course Offerings

Major Courses

(Any course may be taken as an elective if there are no prerequisites or a student has satisfied them.)

Art and Art History

McDaniel Plan Designation

CE ART 1117 Design (Prof. Zsofia Görömbei)
CE ART 2210 Digital Photography (Prof. Agnes Eva Molnar)
ART 3317 Color in Art and Design (Prof. Tamás Szigeti & Csilla Kőszeghy)
ART 3316 Graphic Design II (Prof. Csilla Kőszeghy)
CE AHY 1114 History of Western Art II (Profs Janos Szirmai and Gabriella Szigethy) links for readings provided at the beginning of the semester
SCH ART 2240 A History of Modern Art (Prof. Orsolya Danyi)
TA PHI 2222 Philosophy of Art (Prof. Gabriella Szigethy)

 


 

Business/Economics

Passing both parts of the Math Proficiency Test (Arithmetic & Basic Algebra) is a general pre-requisite for all courses in Business, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics.  The prerequisite for upper-level (3000 or 4000) courses in Economics is completion of ECO 2201 Principles of Economics

BUA 1102 Principles of Accounting II (Prof. Reka Martel) Textbook already acquired, no further literature is needed.
ECO 1102 Economic Issues and Policy (Prof. Nick Pongratz)
SCH ECO1103 Introduction to Economics (Prof. Laszlo Horvath)
BUA 2209 Principles of Marketing (Prof. Zoltán Sipos)
BUA 2103 Digital Marketing (Prof. Tibor Farkas)
BUA 2216 Small Business Management (Prof. Kira Mueller)
BUA 4100 Business Strategy and Policy (Prof. Bruce Hoggard)
BUA 4323 Corporate Finance and Financial Management (Prof. Edward Branagan)
QR MAT1107 College Algebra (Prof. Marta Lazi)
ECO 3320 Macroeconomic Theory (Prof. Gábor Antal)
ECO 4405 History of Economic Thought (Prof. Charles McFerren)
QR STA 2216 Statistical Methods (Prof. Charles McFerren)

 


 

Communication

COM 1103 Intro to Communication II: Media (Prof. Jolan Roka) Vivian, John: The Media of Mass Communication. Pearson, 2013 (eleventh edition)
COM 2205 Virtual Worlds: Communication in a Digital Age (Prof. Jessie Labov)
COM 2201 Quantitative Research Methods
IN COM 3352 Intercultural Communication (Prof. Barna Szamosi)
CE CIN 3303 Great Masters of European Film (Prof. Laszlo Arato)
COM 4594 Senior Seminar (Prerequisites: COM 2203, 2204, one 3000-level course) (Prof. Jolan Roka)

 


 

Political Science

SCH PSI 1101 Introduction to Political Science (Prof. Deniz Bingol-Hall) Reader
SCH,TA PSI 2208 Inventors of Political Ideas (Prof. Peter Schimert)
QR PSI 2219 Research Design and Methods (Prof. Christopher Cox)
IN PSI 2204 International Law and Organization (Prof. Tamás Hoffman)
IW PSI 2213 Comparative European Politics (Deniz Bingol-Hall) Gallagher, Michael, Michael Laver, and Peter Mair. Representative Government in Modern Europe. McGraw Hill. (2011)
PSI 3398 Guided Independent Study (2 CR)
PSI 4492 Senior Seminar (Prof. Tamás Hoffman)

 


 

Psychology

Completion of PSY 1106 is a general pre-requisite for all PSY courses

SCH PSY 1106 Introduction to Psychology (Prof. Luis Murillo) Atkinson & Hilgard’s Introduction to Psychology, 15th edition, pdf available
PSY 3219 Biopsychology and Emotion (Prof. Luis Murillo)
SIL PSY 2215 Cognitive Psychology (Prof. Anna Babarczy) Bruce Godstein, Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research and Everyday Experience.
QR PSY 2224 Psychological Methods and Statistics w/Lab (Pre-requisite: Completion of PSY 2223) (Prof. Anna Babarczy) Hugh Coolican, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology; and David Howell, Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences.
PSY 2337 Counseling Psychology (Prof. Yotam Kramer)
PSY 3Txx Family and Group Counseling (Prof. Zsófia Zaborszky)
PSY4492 Capstone in Psychology (Prof. Anna Babarczy) Journal articles – no purchase required

 


 

Journalism and New Media Minor

https://mcdaniel.hu/home/current-students/spring-2019-course-offerings/

ENG 1103 Introduction to Journalism (Prof. Robert Smyth)
ENG 2204 Advanced News Reporting and Writing (Prof. Robert Smyth) The Elements of Journalism By Bill Kovach & Tom Rosentiel (2014 edition)
ENG 2205 Media Ethics (Prof. Jolan Roka) Gordon, A. D., Kittross, J. M., Merrill, J. C., Babcock, W., Dorsher, M.: Controversies in Media Ethics. Routledge, 2011.Parise, Eli: How the New Personalized Web Changing What We Read and How We Think. Penguin Books, 2011.
ENG2295 Internship w/Journalism Focus (Arranged in consultation with Prof. Robert Smyth)

 


 

Crossroads Courses

IW IDS 2039 Paths of Innovation: Freud, Kafka, Bartok, and Central Europe (Profs. O. Danyi & A. Orzóy)
TA ENG 2228 Scar Tissue: The Literature of Historical Trauma (Prof. Gábor Molnár) Primo Levi, If This Is a Man / The Truce; Aleksandr Solzhenitzyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich; Imre Kertész, Fatelessness; Hertha Müller, The Hunger Angel
SCH HIS 2248 Surviving Totalitarianism: Patterns of Collective and Individual Behavior in Hitler’s and Stalin’s Europe (Prof. Attila Pók)
ENT IDS2236 From Garden to Table (Prof. Robert Smyth)

 


 

Honors Study Abroad Course

IW,TA HON2201 Great Works (Prof. György Túry) (with permission of professor)

 


 

Competence Courses

FYS1170 First Year Seminar (An Introduction to the Liberal Arts through Research) (Prof. Robert Smyth) No set text
CW ENG1101 Intro to College Writing (Prof. Marta Siklos) Reader + other materials
ENG 1002 College Composition  (Prof. Judit Barta) http://www.macmillanenglish.com/products/skillful-level-4-reading-and-writing-students-book-pack/
ESL 1002 Oral Com Skills –2 credits (Prof. Matthew Adamson)
ESL 1003 Intro to Critical Reading/TOEFL Intensive – 2 credits (Prof. Marta Siklos)
MAT1001/1002 Mathematics Workshop (Non-credit Pass/Fail course)

 


 

Physical Education  Skill activities

All EPE courses will start in the second week

PES KIN 1026 Indoor Soccer (Prof. Reka Ranky)
PES KIN 1071 Basketball (Prof. Reka Ranky)

 


 

Fitness Activities

PEF KIN 1055A Aerobics (Prof. Reka Ranky)
PEF KIN 1047 Social Dance (Salsa) (Prof. Reka Ranky)
PEF KIN 1055Y (Sp Topic) Yoga  (Prof.Andrea Sándor)

 


 

ELECTIVES satisfying McDaniel Plan requirements

SIL BIO 2100 The Molecular Design of Life  (Prof. László Nyitray)
CCS-1103 The European Heritage (Prague-Vienna Tour; one credit)
IN/TA HIS 2244 American Dream in China (Visiting Prof. Qin Fang)
IN/SCH HIS 2200 Modern China in Films (Visiting Prof. Qin Fang)
HUN 1101 Elementary Hungarian I (Prof. Katalin Miklósy)
HUN 1102 Elementary Hungarian II. (Prof. Katalin Miklósy)
MC MUL 1165 Music from the Margins (Prof. Kornel Magyar)

(Please note that the College reserves the right to cancel or add courses or to make substitutions)


 

Explanation of Codes McDaniel Plan Designations

CE Creative Expression
CW College Writing
FYS First-Year Seminar
IN International Non-Western
MC Multicultural
IW International Western
PEF/PES Physical Education Fitness/Skill
QR Quantitative Reasoning
SCH Social, Cultural and Historical Understanding
SI Scientific Inquiry
SIL Scientific Inquiry with Lab
SIS Sophomore Interdisciplinary Study
SL Second Language
TA Textual Analysis