2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses by Department/Program


Adolescence Education

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Education

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    AED 533 - Introduction to Middle Childhood Education

    (O) Content and methods for integration of curricula for language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science in grades 5-8. Development of interdisciplinary models and assessments aligned with New York State Learning Standards for each of the disciplines and implemented through thematic team teaching and collaborative student projects, appropriate for the intermediate level. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Advisement and Transition

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Africana Studies Department

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African American Studies

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    AAS 100 - Introduction to African American Studies

    (A) Exploration of philosophies, problems, prospects, challenges of African American studies viewed in their interdisciplinary nature. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 106 - Africana Dance

    (A) Salient features of Africana culture, precepts and norms through dance, discussion and practical performances. May be taken for a maximum of two credit hours. Also listed as EXS 106. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 110 - Survey of African American Music

    (F) A general survey of African American music tracing the origin from colonial music of the 17th century to rap music of the 20th century. Also listed as MUS 110. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 112 - Beginning Blues Guitar

    (A) Examines the role of blues guitar in African-American history and culture through listening, discussion and performance. May be repeated once for credit. Also listed as MUS 112. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 120 - Politics and Multiculturalism

    (A) Introduces students to how and why general democratic theory, key political institutions, patterns of political interaction and sociopolitical attitudes in the American polity and throughout the world generate or attempt to eliminate injustice, prejudice and discrimination. Problems of racism, sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, religio-ethnic conflicts and prospects for a "just" society will be examined through the lens of post-modernist political theory. Also listed as POL 110. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 129 - Special Topics in African American Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 142 - Rock, Jazz and Blues Ensemble

    (A) College-community mixed ensemble that performs a wide range of African-American music such as folk, blues, jazz, rock, funk and soul. S, U grades assigned. May be repeated for up to three credit hours. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 170 - Institutional Racism

    (O) Racism: its origins in society and its manifestations in contemporary life. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 206 - Blues Appreciation in Culture

    (B) Through lecture, literature and documentary sources, a comprehensive analysis of this art form and its impact on American culture and society from the late 1800s to today. Fulfills: GE 8. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    AAS 210 - Racial and Gender Role Stereotypes

    (A) Focus on racial and gender role awareness and attitudes in individuals. Prejudice and discrimination against ethnic minorities and women are examined, from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Also, the causes and consequences of prejudice and discrimination are discussed. Also listed as CIN 210, PSY 210. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 225 - Introduction to Africa

    (C) Introduction to African continent and people; broad outlines of history from earliest humans to present. Also listed as HIS 225. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 229 - Special Topics in African American Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 231 - Hip-Hop Culture

    (O) Evolution and development of hip-hop culture from geographical isolation to worldwide cultural and musical phenomenon with special attention to spheres of influence at the cultural, musical, economic and political levels; emergence of artistic forms and pioneers; current and future trends; theory and critical analysis; and presentation styles and techniques. Also listed as COM 231. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 241 - African American Chorale

    (A) College-community mixed choral group which performs a wide range of African American music such as folk, Negro spirituals and traditional and contemporary gospel. Concert tours. Consent of department required. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 251 - Introduction to African American Literature

    (A) Survey of African American literature: representative novel, poetry, drama from various time periods. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as ENG 251. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 260 - Geography on Film

    (O) Select problems in cultural geography as exhibited through film. May be repeated with different subtitle: Social Geography of England, Comparative Cultural Geographies — India and Brazil, Race Issues in Southern Africa. Also listed as GRY 260 (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 270 - Race and Racism

    (C) An examination of political and philosophical issues stemming from relations of power based on race in the U.S. Subjects will include how the concept of race has been used to classify humans, designating them as inferior or superior; the notions of racial identity or race consciousness; and political philosophies addressing the problem of racial oppression. Also listed as PHI 270. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 290 - Introduction to African Politics and Society

    (B) Insight and background to traditional, contemporary African society; orientation into aspects of African colonial administration, post-independence politics. Also listed as POL 290. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 291 - Studies in African American Liberation Movements

    (C) Focus on liberation struggles of Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, as well as United States. Comparative, analytical approach used. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 292 - Race and Politics in America

    (B) Analysis toward understanding factors, impact of race on American politics. Focus on American racial minorities, their role as pressure groups, functional approach to problem of racism in this country. Also listed as POL 292. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B= offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 296 - Katrina: Race, Class and Crisis

    (S) An exploration of the many factors that led to the devastation of New Orleans, beginning with its location, the local government, and of course, the storm itself. Topics will include the impact of technology, politics, ideology, government, race, and social structure. Also listed as POL 296. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 304 - Peoples of Africa

    (C) African ethnology: the religion, language, social, economic, political organization of cultures in Africa south of the Sahara. Prerequisites: ANT 102 or 300. Also listed as ANT 304. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at east once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 321 - Africa, Human Origins to 1800

    (F) Origins, groupings of people of Africa: political, social, economic evolution to 1800; Africa's contacts with ancient world, trans-Sahara and Indian Ocean trades, growth of states and empires, spread of Islam. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200, 210 or AAS 100. Also listed as HIS 321. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 322 - Modern Africa, 1800-Present

    (S) Traditional Africa and European influences, imperialism and colonial rule; independence; problems of independent Africa. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200, 210 or AAS 100. Also listed as HIS 322. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 329 - Special Topics in African American Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 332 - Jazz

    (S) The history of Jazz in the United States, styles and structure as well as the place of this music in our culture. Prerequisite: MUS 100, 221, 222 or 223. Also listed as MUS 332. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 334 - African American History to 1865

    (F) Black America from African origins to end of Civil War. Prerequisite: HIS 200, 201 or AAS 100. Also listed as HIS 312. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 336 - African American History since 1865

    (S) Black America from Reconstruction period to present. Prerequisite: HIS 200, 201 or AAS 100. Also listed as HIS 313. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 352 - Early African American Writing

    (O) African American writing before World War II. Emphasis on critical reactions, analysis. Slave narrative, autobiography, rhetoric, fiction, poetry included. Prerequisite: AAS/ENG 251. Also listed as ENG 352. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 353 - Recent African American Writing

    (O) Black experience in America as reflected since World War II in works of outstanding African American writers: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama. Prerequisites: CPN 101 and 103, and AAS 251 or ENG 251. Also listed as ENG 353. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 361 - U.S. Ethnic Identity and Conflict

    (B) Social histories of major U.S. ethnic groups are contrasted in terms of both cultural identity and social structural differences. Anthropological and sociological data, theories and interpretations of internal U.S. cultural and power differences are presented to analyze and challenge the concepts of “race” and “minority.” Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. Also listed as ANT 352, SOC 352. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 362 - Politics of Developing Nation States

    (C) Politics of development and nation building; political structures and forces examined with special attention to developing political systems of Third World including Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle East. Also listed as POL 362. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 376 - African American Community Organizations

    (O) Ideological concepts, programs, goals of major organizations in African American community. Regular class, off-campus experiences to design more effective organizational strategies. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 390 - South Africa

    (C) Historical background to apartheid and contemporary racial conflict in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Prerequisite: HIS 101, 111, 150, AAS 100, IST 200 or 210. Also listed as HIS 431. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 395 - International Race Relations

    (O) Race, ethnic relations in United States, Great Britain, South Africa, Zimbabwe. Impact and nature of race issues in League of Nations, United Nations, Organization of African Unity. Prerequisite: Six hours in African American studies or political science. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 396 - African American Social and Political Thought I

    (O) Social, political thought of African American people and leaders from 1850s to 1950s in periods of emigration, assimilation, accommodation, cultural nationalism, political nationalism, protest movements. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 397 - African American Social and Political Thought II

    (O) Social, political thought of African American people and leaders from 1960s to present. Emphasis on African American Congressional Caucus, selected African leaders. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 404 - Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties

    (B) Selected problems in struggle for protection of persons, opinions, property from arbitrary governmental and private interference. Also listed as POL 404. Fulfills GE 11; LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 412 - Independent Research in African American Studies

    (A) One, two or three credits may be earned on projects related to African American studies. Students may enroll for independent study as many as three times, but for no more than a total of six credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of coordinator. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 425 - African American Women Novelists

    (O) Study of African American women’s tradition in American literature. Focus on the representative works of Wilson, Harper, Hurston, Larson, Petry, Morrison, Naylor, Walker. Prerequisite: ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356. Also listed as ENG 425. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 428 - The Civil Rights Movement in America

    (C) Origins, ideologies, activities and results of movement to obtain civil and political rights for African Americans, 1945-1975. Prerequisites: HIS 200, 201, AAS 100 or permission of instructor. Also listed as HIS 428. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 429 - Special Topics in African American Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 431 - Communication and Prejudice

    (B) Examination of roles played by intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational, political, and mass or mediated communication in relation to prejudice. Analysis of theories, issues, problems and practices. Prerequisite: COM 100. Also listed as COM 431. Fulfills: GE 11. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 432 - African Americans in Television and Film

    (F) Historical and critical examination of the evolution of African American images in screen and TV from the early 1900s to the present. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as CIN 432, COM 432. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 436 - Films of Spike Lee

    (B) Analysis and critique of Spike Lee films emphasizing directing style, structure and production design on selected films. A thematic analysis of major works and an examination of critical reaction from feminists, black nationalists, film critics and theoreticians. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as COM 436. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 456 - International Politics in the Middle East

    (C) Analysis of Middle East as point of conflict between Arab and Israeli, east and west powers, oil producers and oil consumers. Prerequisite: POL 101. Also listed as POL 456. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 468 - African-American Sport History

    (O) This course examines the historical perspective of African-Americans in sport. Emphasis will be placed on the social, cultural, economic and political experiences of African-Americans in sport beginning with the Nubian culture in Africa through colonial America, slavery, the Jim Crow era of legal segregation, World War II and integration, the Civil Rights Movement and the late 20th century. Open only to juniors and seniors. Also listed as EXS 468. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 470 - American Multicultural Literature

    (C) Close readings of representative texts by major 20th century American writers of color. Prerequisite: Any 200-level English course. Also listed as ENG 475. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 475 - African American Religions

    (O) Role of religion in the African American experience in America. Prerequisite: Six hours in African American studies or SOC 475. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 485 - Africa, South of the Sahara

    (C) Cultural, political factors and relationship to past and present population patterns. Prerequisite: Introductory geography. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 486 - Senior Seminar in African American Studies

    (O) Interdisciplinary seminar aimed at integrating knowledge of various subspecializations of students beyond the core courses through discussion and readings. Required of all seniors specializing in African American studies. Prerequisite: African American studies major or minor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 529 - Special Topics in African American Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 581 - Teaching the Inner City Child

    (A) Issues related to teaching in high-need urban schools: roles of culture and context in teacher-student relationships; impact of social structures such as race and class on student achievement; how teaching in urban contexts is different; and effective practices in urban schools. Also listed as FSA 525. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 590 - Seminar in African Politics and Society

    (O) Comparative, analytical study of African sociocultural and political systems, governmental processes of new African nations. Open to seniors with six hours of appropriate course work or graduate students. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AAS 591 - Current Issues and Problems in African American Politics

    (O) Emphasis on African American opinion leaders and process of articulating, aggregating, implementing African American sociopolitical opinions and issues into public policy. Examples, comparisons drawn from African, other African American world situations. Open to seniors with six hours of appropriate course work or graduate students. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 112 - Beginning Blues Guitar

    (A) Examines the role of blues guitar in African-American history and culture through listening, discussion and performance. May be repeated once for credit. Also listed as AAS 112. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Art and Art History Department

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Art History

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    ATH 120 - Backgrounds in Art

    (A) Art principles and concepts, with their historical development, shown through design in visual art forms. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 121 - Art in the Ancient World

    (A) Art prior to Renaissance: Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Egypt, Near East, Greece, Rome, medieval Europe. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 122 - Art in the Modern World

    (A) Developments in Western Europe and the Americas from Renaissance culture through 20th century art. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 129 - Special Topics in Art and Art History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 223 - Art History III

    (O) Introduction to arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 229 - Special Topics in Art and Art History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 320 - History and Theory of Digital Arts

    (C) An exploration of the artist's role in both using and analyzing the new media. A critical historical review of he impact of the digital revolution. Prerequisites: ATH 121, 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 321 - Seminar in Art History

    (C) Specialized area of Western tradition of history of art. Reports based on independent research and study of related topic chosen in consultation with instructor required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 323 - North American Art: Colonial Period to World War II

    (C) Covers the period from 1620 to 1940 with emphasis not only on art and architecture from what is now the U.S. but also from Canada. Prerequisite: ATH 121 or 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 324 - Spanish and Spanish American Art and Architecture

    (O) Survey of art and architecture produced in Spain and Latin America from 1492 to present. A major concern is not only Spanish Colonial Art, including the contribution of indigenous peoples to it, but also contemporary art from Latin America. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor or ATH 121 or 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 326 - Art of Greece and Rome

    (O) Sculpture, painting, architecture from Bronze Age civilizations of Aegean through Greece and Rome to fall of the Empire; Etruscan art included. Plastic visual arts related to other aspects of culture (history, literature, drama) in each period. Prerequisite: ATH 121 or 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 329 - Special Topics in Art and Art History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 330 - Far Eastern Art

    (O) Introduction to art, architecture of Far East including India, China, Japan, Central Asia, Southeast Asia from periods of early river cultures through 19th century. Differences between Eastern, Western cultures; interaction among Far Eastern cultures; influence upon modern society stressed. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 340 - The Early Renaissance in Italy

    (C) Architecture, sculpture, and painting from the late 13th through 15th centuries. Works by Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, etc., studied in their social and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ATH 120, 121 or 122, or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 341 - 15th-, 16th-Century Painting in Northern Europe

    (C) Development of Flemish, Dutch, German and French painting of 15th and 16th centuries: works by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, Rogier van Weyden, Bosch, Dürer, Grünewald, the elder Bruegel. Prerequisite: ATH 120, 121, 122 or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 344 - Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque

    (C) Analysis of High Renaissance art in Italy, 16th-century Italian Mannerism, and 17th-century Baroque art in Italy, France, Spain, England, Flanders, and Holland. Works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Bernini, Veláquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, etc., studied in their social and historical contexts. Prerequisite: ATH 120, 121, 122 or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 355 - Rococo Through Impressionism: 18th and 19th Centuries

    (C) Value structures in painting, sculpture, architecture in 18th and 19th centuries in relation to political and industrial revolutions, changes in class structure, religious revivals and atheism. Prerequisite: ATH 121 or 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 357 - Modern Art

    (C) This course is a survey of significant activity and ideas in the visual arts from ca. 1880-1945. Focus is on the art of Western Europe with attention to changing critical perspectives. In addition, a number of themes such as gender, visuality, technology and mass media will be considered within the chronological framework. Prerequisite: ATH 120, 121, 122, or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 385 - History of Prints

    (O) Technical and artistic developments in printmaking from beginning in 15th century to present. Prerequisite: ATH 121 or 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O= offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 420 - Aesthetics

    (O) Analysis of nature and function of art. Aesthetic theories from ancient Greece to modern period. Prerequisites: ATH 121 or 122. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 429 - Special Topics in Art and Art History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 457 - Contemporary Art

    (C) This course is intended to provide an introductory overview of the visual forms, media, and theories of contemporary art, with particular focus upon how art is defined and how the role of the artist is understood. Prerequisite: ATH 120, 121, 122, or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATH 529 - Special Topics in Art and Art History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Art Theory

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    ATT 115 - Field Study at Raquette Lake

    (F) Introduction to interdisciplinary study in art studio and art history. Students are assessed a fee for room and board at Raquette Lake. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 129 - Special Topics in Art Theory

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 229 - Special Topics in Art Theory

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 329 - Special Topics in Art Theory

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 415 - Advanced Field Study at Raquette Lake

    (F) Advanced interdisciplinary study in art studio and art history. Students are assessed a fee for room and board at Raquette Lake. May be repeated for up to three credit hours. Prerequisite: ATT 115. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 429 - Special Topics in Art Theory

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 490 - Individual Problems in Art I

    (A) Research or experimentation in area of visual arts or art history. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 491 - Individual Problems in Art II

    (A) Continuation of ATT 490. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 495 - Historical and Technical Research

    (A) Advanced problems, experimentation stressing research, involvement with theoretical, technical, historical aspects of a discipline as they relate to student's work. May be repeated when subtitle changes for maximum of 12 hours. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATT 529 - Special Topics in Art Theory

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Studio Art

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    ATS 101 - Drawing I

    (A) Lectures, demonstrations, critiques in methods and techniques of drawing. Series of basic graphic problems designed to develop visual perception. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 102 - Design I

    (A) Basic principles of two-dimensional design. Aesthetic, perceptive relationships of forms, colors explored with emphasis on development of visual perception through lectures, problems, critiques, outside reading. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 103 - Painting I

    (A) Introduction to oil painting. A survey of basic concepts and methods, including observation, invention, color, shape, composition, paint application and development of content. Painted work, group critiques, written preparatory assignments. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 104 - Ceramics I

    (A) Forming processes aimed at discovering creative, structural, plastic potentials inherent in ceramics materials. Frequent technical lectures, demonstrations, group critiques and outside reading in historical, technical aspects of pottery design and construction. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 106 - Sculpture I

    (A) Concepts of form. Various media, techniques explored as preparation for further study in sculpture. Weekly lectures, critiques, discussions of historical aspects of sculpture. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 107 - Printmaking I

    (B) Basic concepts of graphic image. Techniques of etching, block printing, silk screen, lithography explored as they relate to basic graphic concepts. Weekly illustrated lectures, critiques, discussion of historical aspects of printmaking. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 108 - Fibers I - Surface Design

    (A) Introduction to surface design processes on fabric. Creative use of alternative materials is encouraged. Lectures, critiques, discussions and research of historic and contemporary textiles will contribute to an understanding of textiles within our environment. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 113 - Three-Dimensional Design

    (O) Basic principles of three-dimensional design. Aesthetic and analytical exploration of form through problems, lectures, critiques and readings designed to strengthen visual perception. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 114 - Photography I

    (A) Introduction to black and white photography as creative form of expression. Emphasis on camera use, darkroom techniques, aesthetics of the print and presentation of completed work of art. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 129 - Special Topics in Studio Art

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 201 - Drawing II

    (A) Drawing from nature, the figure, landscape, still life. Experimentation with various media. Frequent lectures, critiques, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 101. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 202 - Design II

    (B) Continuation of Design I. Class meetings include critiques of assignments. Lectures, visiting critics, films. Prerequisite: ATS 102. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 203 - Painting II

    (A) Further study of painting concepts, techniques and historic context. Development of series work through individual experimentation and research. Group discussion, critique and written documentation of process. Prerequisite: ATS 103. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 204 - Ceramics II

    (A) Development of ceramic processes. Creative exploration of materials emphasized. Frequent technical lectures, demonstrations, group critiques, outside reading in historical and technical aspects of pottery design and construction. Prerequisite: ATS 104. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 206 - Sculpture II

    (A) Human figure, other subjects related to nature. Emphasis on personal investigation of form. Continued exploration of various media, techniques related to sculpture. Frequent lectures, critiques, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 106. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 207 - Printmaking II

    (B) Intensified study of specific graphic techniques. Personal investigation of particular technique emphasized. Frequent lectures, critiques, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 107. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 208 - Fibers II - Weaving

    (A) Introduction to woven design processes. Creative use of alternative materials is encouraged. Lectures, critiques, discussions and research of historic and contemporary textiles will contribute to an understanding of textiles within our environment. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 209 - Lithography I

    (B) Introduction to fine art lithography from aluminum plates. Intention is to acquaint students with fundamentals of black and white lithographic printing with emphasis on hand drawn and manipulated imagery. Techniques of image formation will include crayon application, wash drawing or lithotint, transfer from paper and Xerox, photo mechanically applied image. Prerequisite: ATS 101 or 102 or 107. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 214 - Digital Imaging

    (C) Production techniques of digital still imaging. Capture and manipulation of digital media output for creative personal aesthetic statements. Prerequisite: ATS 114. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 217 - Color

    (B) Creative exploration of color. Color palette design strategies from basic to complex provide a framework for experimentation and development of individual aesthetic. Color design for a variety of media applications will be considered. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 229 - Special Topics in Studio Art

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 240 - Graphic Design I

    (F) An introduction to the processes, techniques, basic terminology and concepts of the graphic design profession. Students learn to apply graphic design theory to develop aesthetic expression and effective communication. Oriented to computer aided graphic and information design. Prerequisite: ATS 202. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 241 - Typography I

    (F) An introduction to typographic form through a series of structured investigations. Course study emphasizes basic letter-form design, vocabulary, measurement systems, computer typesetting and construction, and compositional principles used with text and display type. Prerequisite: ATS 202. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 301 - Drawing III

    (S) Emphasis on composition, media intended to develop understanding of possibilities in drawing and student’s own subjective approach. Lectures, critiques, reading assignments, wide variety of media used to expose students to more intellectual, technical possibilities. Prerequisite: ATS 201. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 302 - Design III

    (B) Experimental two-, three-dimensional design concepts explored as they relate to contemporary situations. Individual, group problems designed to develop understanding, control of aesthetic and perceptual design variables. Independent research, problems, critiques, lectures, field trips. Prerequisite: ATS 202. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 303 - Painting III

    (A) Intensified study of painting concepts, techniques and historic context. Development of series work through individual experimentation and research with greater emphasis on cohesive output and exhibition. Group discussion, critique and written documentation of process. Prerequisite: ATS 203. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 304 - Ceramics III

    (A) Practical experience in advanced technical aspects of firing and glaze chemistry; body formulations emphasized. Frequent lectures, reading assignments, group critiques. Prerequisite: ATS 204. LASR; Fulfills: PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 306 - Sculpture III

    (A) Prerequisite: ATS 206. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 307 - Printmaking III

    (B) Prerequisite: ATS 207. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 308 - Fibers III

    (A) Introduction to new fiber techniques. Continuation of woven processes and surface design techniques. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between surface and structure. Lectures, critiques, discussions and research of historic and contemporary textiles. Use of alternative materials is encouraged. Prerequisites: ATS 108 and 208. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 309 - Lithography II

    (B) Continuation of Lithography I; intended to encourage experimental uses of mechanical process in advanced multiple image formation. Technical problems involving use of color in lithography introduced; registration methods will demand that student has command over basic techniques of Lithography I. Prerequisite: ATS 209. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 312 - Experimental Video

    (C) Students develop personal concepts through screenings, documentaries, artist work, critique, problem solving and technical workshops. Combining video and audio with a focus on artistic expression, experimental works are created. Prerequisite: ATS 114 or ATS 214. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 314 - Figure Drawing I

    (O) Study of human figure using various media. Historical research emphasized through lectures; gallery, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 101. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 315 - Figure Drawing II

    (O) Continued study of the figure emphasizing individual problems, research, museum, gallery visits required. Prerequisite: ATS 314. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 316 - Silk Screen Printing

    (C) Creating of fine prints by silk screen process. Various types of stencils explored, i.e. paper, cut film, tusche-glue, etc. Prerequisite: ATS 101, 102 or 107. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 329 - Special Topics in Studio Art

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 330 - Artist's Books

    (S) Introduction to the use of the book as an object of artistic expression. Students learn to design and apply methods of binding, box making and print media as they produce personal statements. Historical and contemporary usage of the codex format will be explored in lectures and critiques and with visits to local collections in museums and libraries. Prerequisite: ATS 101 or 102. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 340 - Graphic Design II

    (S) An extension of the Graphic Design I course, stressing three objectives: craftsmanship, composition, and concept of aesthetic form as communication. Practical design problem solving within a professionally oriented studio environment. Prerequisites: ATS 101, 240 and 241. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 342 - Art and The Internet

    (S) Introduction to the history and practical application of the use of the Internet as a communicative and artistic tool. Students will learn a wide range of HTML and multimedia content authoring tools in the production of individual project sites. Prerequisites: ATS 102 and 202. Fulfills: LASR and PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 343 - Multi-Media I

    (F) Introduction to time-based and interactive digital media. Audio and visual media are explored and refined into personal aesthetic statements. Prerequisites: ATS 101, 240 and 241. Fulfills: PRES. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 344 - Interactive Media

    (C) Examines the diverse potential of Internet-based art and interactivity. Advanced interactive works will be completed through the historical review of screen-based artwork, critique and software techniques. Topics include navigation, non-linear and linear narrative, interactive animation and sound. Development of scripting concepts and techniques through individual experimentation and research. Prerequisite: ATS 343. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 345 - Animation Techniques

    (C) The study of animation as an art form. Topics include the history of sequential imagery, animation production, sound design, concept development and storyboarding. Personal investigation of animation techniques is emphasized. Frequent lectures, film, critiques and exercises. Prerequisites: ATS 101, ATS, 114 and ATS 202. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 401 - Drawing IV

    (A) Individual study, experimentation with various media. Portfolio of drawings required before completion of course. Frequent lectures, critiques, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 301. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 403 - Painting IV

    (A) Intensified study of painting concepts, techniques and historic context. Development of series work through individual experimentation and research with greater emphasis on unique solutions pertaining to student's personal creative interests. Group discussion, critique and written documentation of process. Prerequisite: ATS 303. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 404 - Ceramics IV

    (A) Self-directed study expanding on earlier course work. Advanced glaze chemistry, other technical and aesthetic aspects of pottery design and execution. Independent research, group critiques, lectures. Prerequisite: ATS 304. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 406 - Sculpture IV

    (A) Self-directed study in selected area of interest. Further development of sculptural ideas as expressed through various media and techniques. Research into historical aspects of sculpture. Group lectures, critiques, seminars, museum visits. Prerequisite: ATS 306. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 407 - Printmaking IV

    (B) Self-directed study in selected area of interest. Further development of graphic concepts as expressed through various media of student's choice. Research into historical aspects of graphic form relating to other intellectual, artistic activity. Group lectures, critiques, personal criticism, museum visits; print collection at Cornell Museum utilized. Prerequisite: ATS 307. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 408 - Fibers IV

    (A) Self-directed study in selected fibers area pertaining to concepts and techniques related to a student's body of work. Development of a comprehensive series of work leading to the creation of a portfolio. Intensified study of contemporary fibers contexts and written documentation of the student’s process. Prerequisite: ATS 308. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 429 - Special Topics in Studio Art

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 440 - Portfolio Practicum

    (S) An intensive studio class open to senior-level students. This course is the final culmination of the methods and practices investigated throughout the New Media Design Program. Topics to be explored include business practices and visual portfolio presentation. Prerequisites: ATS 342 and 343.

      Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    ATS 451 - Advanced Studio I

    (A) Research or experimentation in area of visual arts. Group discussion, peer critique and written documentation of process. Prerequisite: Completion of 400-level studio course, consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 452 - Advanced Studio II

    (A) Continuation of research or experimentation in area of visual arts. Group discussion, peer critique and written documentation of process. Prerequisite: ATS 451, consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 498 - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Thesis I

    (A) Thesis research and experimentation in consultation with thesis committee for BFAS majors. Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 499 - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Thesis II

    (A) Continuation of ATS 498 for BFAS majors. Consent of department. Prerequisite: ATS 498. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATS 529 - Special Topics in Studio Art

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: The State University of New York College at Cortland reserves the right to select and retain indefinitely any student art work done in connection with course work completed at the College. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Asian Studies

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    AST 100 - Introduction to Asia and the Middle East

    (C) Basic knowledge and understanding of the diverse societies and cultures of the Asian continent, including the Middle East. Study of geography, religions, cultural traditions, economic, social and political structures. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AST 200 - Introduction to Asia

    (C) Basic knowledge and understanding of the diverse societies and cultures of Asia. Study of the geography, nations, religions, cultural traditions, economic, social, and political developments including the circumstances leading to emigration from Asian countries to the United States and the Asian-American experience. Fulfills: GE 6. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/teaching experience. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 442 - Methods I: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (BIO)

    (S) The course examines history and foundations of education, especially science education; explores disciplinary models and their application to classroom management; examines tools for measurement and evaluation of performance and achievement of diverse learners; develops criteria for curriculum development and lesson planning aligned with state and national standards; examines federal and state laws governing education of students with disabilities; develops strategies for collaborating with administrators, faculty, staff, parents/guardians, and community members. Includes 25 hours of field experience in middle or secondary schools. Open only to majors who have been formally admitted to adolescence education: biology, chemistry, earth science or physics. Prerequisites: PSY 232 and AED 391. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 443 - Methods II: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (BIO)

    (F) Introduction to aspects of teaching laboratory-based science to a diverse population of students through the development of a course syllabus, a comprehensive plan for laboratory safety, and lesson/unit plans that incorporate technology and align with state and national learning standards and state science core curriculum guides.

    The course will conclude with a discussion of the importance of continued self-reflection and professional growth and development. Twenty-five hours of field experience in middle and secondary schools, with 15 of the twenty-five hours devoted to working with students with disabilities. Prerequisite: AED 442; corequisites: AED 444 and SPE 275. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    AED 444 - Laboratory Practicum (BIO)

    (F) Opportunity to work with an experienced teacher in the planning, preparation and implementation of laboratory exercises in an introductory, college-level lab course through one-on-one and small group activities. Fulfills 25 hours of field experience requirement. Corequisite: AED 443. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 445 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Education - Science (BIO)

    (A) Full-time supervised student teaching in two public school placements: one, eight-week placement at the seventh or eighth grade level and one, eight-week placement at the ninth, tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade level. A discipline-specific student teaching seminar is held on campus once during the semester. Prerequisites: PSY 232; AED 443 and 444. See major department for eligibility criteria. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (14 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Biology

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    BIO 110 - Principles of Biology I

    (F) Origin, evolution and diversity of life; molecular, cellular and genetic basis of life, with emphasis on scientific method. Not open to those having credit for BIO 201 or 202 (or equivalent) or to biology majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 111 - Principles of Biology II

    (S) Physiology and ecological concepts of biology as related to higher animals and plants. Not open to those having college credit for BIO 201 and 202 (or equivalent) or to biology majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 129 - Special Topics in Biological Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 201 - Biological Sciences I

    (A) Principles of biology from a botanical perspective, emphasizing structure, function, ecology, and the evolutionary diversity of the moneran, protistan, fungal and plant kingdoms. For biology majors. Not open to students with credit for both BIO 110 and 111. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 202 - Biological Sciences II

    (A) Principles of biology from a zoological perspective emphasizing genetics, evolution, animal structure and function, development, and diversity of the animal kingdom. For biology majors. Not open to students with credit for both BIO 110 and 111. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 205 - Methods in Laboratory Biology

    (O) Introduction to some basic methods of laboratory biology including microscopy, spectrophotometry, chromatography and cell culture. Emphasis is placed on helping students improve quantitative skills. Not open to students with credit for BIO 210. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 210 - Cellular Biology

    (A) Examination of the molecular and biochemical systems central to cellular structures and processes including organelles and some specialized cell types. Prerequisites: BIO 201-202, CHE 221-222. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 229 - Special Topics in Biological Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 301 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

    (F) Structure, function of human body; cells, tissues; skeletal, muscular, nervous systems. Primarily for health, physical education majors. May be applied toward biology major only by dual majors in biology and physical education, biology and health, or biology and athletic training. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 302 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

    (S) Structure, function of human body; urinary, digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Primarily for health, physical education majors. May be applied toward biology major only by dual majors in biology and physical education, biology and health, or biology and athletic training. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 303 - Microbiology and Human Disease

    (A) Introduction to microorganisms and microbiological laboratory techniques. Emphasis on roles of microorganisms in disease, mechanisms of immunity. Primarily for students majoring in health; not open to biology majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 304 - Microbiology

    (S) Introduction to microorganisms and their laboratory study. Major topics include microbial metabolism, genetics, immunology, medical microbiology, microbial ecology. Prerequisite: BIO 210. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 305 - Histology

    (S) Microscopic study of fundamental tissues and organs with emphasis on the human body. Prerequisite: One year of biology. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 306 - Human Genetics

    (F, C) Introduction to inheritance of similarities and differences in humans. Emphasis on genetic causes of diseases and defects. Not open to biology majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 307 - Field Natural History

    (F) Natural history of plants and animals with emphasis on ecosystems of New York state. Collections of flora and fauna required. Not open to biology majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour field trip. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 310 - Field Biology

    (M) Examination of biological diversity and ecology in terrestrial and aquatic communities of New York. The course is taught during August at Cortland's Outdoor Education Center in Adirondack State Park. Daily and evening classes include field trips, laboratories, and lectures. Students are assessed a fee for room and board. Required of biology majors in programs for adolescence science certification and environmental science concentration. Prerequisites: BIO 110-111 or BIO 201-202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 312 - Genetics

    (S) Genetic, cytogenetic, biochemical aspects of inheritance. Prerequisite: BIO 210. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. To be taken by biology majors before the end of the junior year. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 315 - Marine Biology

    (F-C) Living organisms in marine environments; ocean habitats, ecological relationships, utilization. Two lectures, one recitation; one ten-day field trip to the Caribbean in January. Prerequisites: BIO 110-111 or 201-202, consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    BIO 319 - Biological Literature

    (F) Techniques in use of library resources resulting in a comprehensive technical bibliography and oral presentation. Recommended before second semester of junior year. Fulfills: LASR. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 324 - Mammalian Anatomy

    (S) Structural organization of mammalian organ systems with emphasis on detailed dissections of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, circulatory, endocrine and nervous systems. Not open to students with credit for both BIO 301 and 302. Two three-hour lecture/laboratories. Prerequisites: BIO 110 and 111 or 201 and 202. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 329 - Special Topics in Biological Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 335 - Developmental Biology

    (S) Examination of the development of select invertebrate and vertebrate embryos plus developmental processes including differentiation, morphogenesis and regeneration. Laboratory observations made as embryos develop from fertilized eggs and surgical operations are performed to observe tissue interactions. Prerequisite: BIO 210. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 401 - Invertebrate Zoology

    (F-O) Functional morphology, life histories and evolutionary relationships of selected invertebrate phyla. Not open to students with credit for BIO 501. Prerequisite: BIO 111 or 202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 402 - Biology of Vertebrates

    (F-C) Evolution, functional morphology, and behavioral ecology of extinct and living vertebrate taxa. Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Prerequisites: BIO 110 and 111 or 201 and 202. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 405 - Conservation Biology

    (S) Origin and preservation of biotic diversity, including species diversity, genetic variation and ecosystem variety. Not open to students with credit for BIO 505. Prerequisite: BIO 110-111 or 201-202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory/field trip. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 409 - Animal Behavior

    (S) External stimuli, hormones, biological rhythms, orientation mechanisms, learning and behavioral ecology as related to maintenance of natural populations. Behavior in the natural context. Prerequisite: BIO 111 or 202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 411 - Ornithology

    (S) Behavior, environmental relationships, classification and identification of birds, especially those of Central New York. Early morning field trips. Prerequisite: BIO 111 or 202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 412 - General Ecology

    (F) Interrelations of living organisms and their environment. Investigations of quantitative, qualitative aspects of environments. Prerequisite: BIO 110- 111 or 201-202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 418 - Fungi

    (F-C) Structure, classification, economic importance, methods of isolating, culturing and identifying the major groups of fungi. Prerequisite: BIO 201. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 427 - Scientific Photography

    (S-C) Develop technical skills and learn basic theory for producing highly resolved images with bright field, phase and differential interference compound light microscopes. Students will learn photographic darkroom techniques, image digitizing, and must prepare poster/oral presentations of projects. Prerequisites: BIO 110-111 or 201-202 and permission of instructor. Lecture/Lab Hours: One hour lecture, two hours laboratory per week. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 428 - Scanning Electron Microscopy

    (S-C) Theory and practice of scanning electron microscopy. Training in specimen preparation and use of the scanning electron microscope to produce highly magnified and resolved images of biological samples. Students will also learn photographic darkroom techniques. Project and paper required. Prerequisites: BIO 201-202, 210; CHE 221-222; recommended PHY 106 or 202. Permission of instructor. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three hours of lectures/demonstrations and three hours of laboratory each week. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 429 - Special Topics in Biological Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 430 - Pathology

    (F) The pathological basis of human disease, including cell death, inflammation and repair, cancer, as well as selected diseases from all major body systems. Excludes infectious and genetic diseases. Prerequisites: BIO 305 or 324 or 514 or permission of instructor. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 434 - Advanced Laboratory Experience

    (A) Students serve as assistants in laboratory sections of a biology course. Includes advanced preparation for lab meetings, weekly attendance in the laboratory section while serving as instructional assistant in laboratory activities, and meetings with course instructor. May be taken twice. Not open to secondary education majors. Prerequisite: Grade B or better in the host course and permission of instructor. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 436 - Research Seminar

    (O) Literature research and project design under the sponsorship of a faculty member. Fulfills prerequisite for BIO 438. Not open to second-semester seniors. May be substituted for BIO 319 but credit for both not permitted. Prerequisite: Junior biology major or consent of chair. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 437 - Directed Study

    (A) Development of technical skills or preliminary investigation of a biological problem. May be taken twice, with different subtitle, for maximum of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1-2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 438 - Research in Biology

    (A) Investigation, under faculty supervision, terminated by report written in scientific format. Presentation of final results to be made in BIO 436 (Research Seminar). May be repeated for maximum of six credit hours. Prerequisite: BIO 437. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (2-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 439 - Special Studies in Biology

    (O) Special off-campus studies in biology by individual student. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1-15 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 501 - Advanced Invertebrate Biology

    (F-O) Structure and function, evolution, and life histories of major invertebrate phyla. Prerequisite: Four semesters of college-level biology or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for BIO 401. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 502 - Comparative Functional Morphology

    (O) An examination of the principles and breadth of vertebrate functional morphology. Emphasis on the linkage of structure and function from the comparative and phylogenetic perspectives. Students may not receive credit for both BIO 402 and 502. Prerequisite: Four semesters of biology or permission of the instructor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 505 - Case Studies in Conservation Biology

    (M-C) Selected case studies in conservation biology, including conservation of species and genetic diversity, endangered species reintroductions, and the application of geographic information systems and computer models to the discipline. Not open to students with credit for BIO 405. Oral presentation, discussions and investigative laboratories/field trips. Prerequisites: One year of introductory biology. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 507 - Advanced Field Natural History

    (F) Natural history of plants and animals with emphasis on natural ecosystems of New York state. Not open to students with credit for BIO 307, BIO 310 or BIO 510. Also not open to biology or conservation biology majors. Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory/field experience per week. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 508 - Entomology

    (C) An overview of insect biology including behavior, ecology, systematics, physiology, morphology and the economic/medical impact of insects on human societies. Not open to students with credit for BIO 408. Prerequisites: A minimum of four semesters of biology courses or permission of the instructor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 510 - Advanced Field Biology

    (M) Examination of biological diversity and ecology in terrestrial and aquatic communities of New York. The course is taught during August at Cortland's Outdoor Education Center in Adirondack State Park. Daily and evening classes include field trips, laboratories and lectures. Students are assessed a fee for room and board. Students will be expected to lead one planned activity and discussion for graduate credit. Prerequisites: BIO 110 and 111, or 201 and 202. Not open to students with credit for BIO 307 or 310. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 512 - Limnology

    (F) Aquatic biology covering thermal, physical, chemical attributes of fresh water and their effect on composition of an aquatic ecosystem. Prerequisites: BIO 110 and 111 or 201 and 202; CHE 222. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 513 - Medical Entomology

    (C) An introduction to medical entomology which emphasizes an understanding of the basic principles of insect biology as they relate to the study of medically important arthropods and arthropod-borne diseases. Not open to students with credit for BIO 508. Prerequisites: BIO 201 and 202 or equivalent. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 514 - Mammalian Physiology

    (F) Functions of mammalian organ systems, including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Prerequisite: A course in cell biology or equivalent or permission of instructor. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 521 - Molecular Biology

    (F-C) Modern genetic and molecular biological techniques applied to a study of genes, their structure, function, mutagenesis, and regulation. Prerequisites: BIO 312, CHE 301. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 522 - Evolutionary Analysis

    (O) Analysis of the mechanisms and patterns of biological evolution. Includes consideration of the historical development of ideas, the integration of examples from across the biological sciences and an emphasis on the modern understanding of evolutionary processes. Not open to students with credit for BIO 422 or BIO 516. Prerequisites: Four semesters of biology including a course in genetics. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 523 - Field Mycology

    (M-C) Emphasis on field and laboratory techniques used in identifying macro fungi (mushrooms, polypores, stinkhorns, coral fungi, jelly fungi, cup fungi, etc.). Skills involving microscopic preparations and interpretation of cells and tissues, microchemical reactions, and tissue sectioning will be developed. Lecture and laboratory topics will cover morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and economic importance of macro fungi. Project and paper required. Prerequisite: Year of college-level biology. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 524 - Physiological Ecology

    (S-C) Physiological responses and adaptation of organisms to environmental factors. Prerequisite: Four semesters of undergraduate biology or permission of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 529 - Special Topics in Biological Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BIO 533 - Biology Seminar

    (O) Selected topics dealing with current issues in biology. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EST 100 - Introduction to Environmental Studies

    (A) Multidisciplinary study of the relationship of human beings to the natural world. Emphasis on the causes and consequences of human impacts on the local, regional, and global environments and the ecological, socioeconomic and institutional perspectives that must interact to solve environmental problems. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 12; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SCI 141 - Integrated Earth Science and Biology

    (A) An interdisciplinary course for elementary education majors. Course utilizes a student-centered, hands-on approach to develop basic concepts of Earth science and biology. Emphasis is on the construction of meaningful mental models which can be applied to every day science of biology, astronomy, meteorology and geology. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two two-hour lectures, one two-hour lab. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13. (4 cr. hr.).

    Frequency code A= offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SCI 304 - Plants and People

    (A) Historical and present-day relationships between plants and people. Major topics include: photosynthesis and the evolution of life; the Green Revolution; drugs and medicines obtained from plants; plant diseases and ecological relationships; plants providing food and beverages. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 12; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SCI 325 - Biotechnology and Human Aging

    (F) Biological perspectives on aging in cells, humans and societies including how past, present and future biotechnological advances may have a major impact on our society. Fulfills: GE 12; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Biomedical Sciences

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    BMS 129 - Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes.  Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 229 - Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 260 - Biomedical Sciences Freshman Seminar

    (S) Introduction to the biomedical sciences. Discussion of specific research topics through examination of the work of Nobel laureates. Focus on the scientific research in the social and political context. Exact topics vary depending on current events and instructors. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Grading: H, S, U grades assigned. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 329 - Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 429 - Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 460 - Biomedical Sciences Seminar

    (S) Directed library research with emphasis on the conception, design and interpretation of results of research experiments. May be designed to extend and deepen understanding of scientific basis of previously undertaken internship. Participation in Biomedical Sciences Seminar: BMS 260 is required, including leading one session devoted to the topic of the student’s research. Open only to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 461 - Biomedical Sciences Internship

    (A) Internship at a biomedical facility such as an established health clinic, hospital, pharmaceutical company or biomedical research laboratory. Internship includes specialized training focused on a particular project. Open only to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (4-15 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    BMS 529 - Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Conservation Biology

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    CON 460 - Conservation Biology Seminar

    (S) Contemporary issues in conservation biology emphasizing their scientific and social aspects. Directed readings, library research, oral reports and discussion of the current literature and conservation internships. Open only to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor required. Fulfills: PRES. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CON 461 - Conservation Biology Internship

    (A) Project-oriented internship with a government agency, nongovernmental organization (NGO), or faculty member emphasizing the social and scientific aspects of conservation biology practice. Alternatively, completion of a suitable study abroad program or course exploring conservation issues. Open only to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (3-15 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/teaching experience. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 442 - Methods I: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (CHE)

    (S) The course examines history and foundations of education, especially science education; explores disciplinary models and their application to classroom management; examines tools for measurement and evaluation of performance and achievement of diverse learners; develops criteria for curriculum development and lesson planning aligned with state and national standards; examines federal and state laws governing education of students with disabilities; develops strategies for collaborating with administrators, faculty, staff, parents/guardians, and community members. Includes 25 hours of field experience in middle or secondary schools. Open only to majors who have been formally admitted to adolescence education: biology, chemistry, earth science or physics. Prerequisites: PSY 232 and AED 391. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 443 - Methods II: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (CHE)

    (F) Introduction to aspects of teaching laboratory-based science to a diverse population of students through the development of a course syllabus, a comprehensive plan for laboratory safety, and lesson/unit plans that incorporate technology and align with state and national learning standards and state science core curriculum guides.

    The course will conclude with a discussion of the importance of continued self-reflection and professional growth and development. Twenty-five hours of field experience in middle and secondary schools, with 15 of the twenty-five hours devoted to working with students with disabilities. Prerequisite: AED 442; corequisites: AED 444 and SPE 275. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    AED 444 - Laboratory Practicum (CHE)

    (A) Opportunity to work with an experienced teacher in the planning, preparation and implementation of laboratory exercises in an introductory, college-level lab course through one-on-one and small group activities. Fulfills 25 hours of field experience requirement. Corequisite: AED 443.  (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 445 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Education - Science (CHE)

    (A) Full-time supervised student teaching in two public school placements: one, eight-week placement at the seventh or eighth grade level and one, eight-week placement at the ninth, tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade level. A discipline-specific student teaching seminar is held on campus once during the semester. Prerequisites: PSY 232; AED 443 and 444. See major department for eligibility criteria. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (14 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide

Chemistry

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    CHE 121 - Elementary Chemistry I

    (F) Concepts underlying chemical reactions. Application of chemical processes and materials to daily life. Not open to science or math majors. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 122 - Elementary Chemistry II

    (S) Continuation of CHE 121. Not open to science or math majors. Prerequisite: CHE 121. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 125 - Chemistry and the Environment

    (O) Basic chemical principles applying to understanding modern environmental problems; food, materials, energy, pollution. Cannot be applied toward chemistry major or minor. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and/or demonstrations. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 129 - Special Topics in Chemistry

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 190 - Chemical Bases of Health and Fitness

    (O) Background for understanding exercise physiology. Chemical structure of foods and tissues, biochemical synthesis, blood chemistry, energy and thermodynamics, chemical kinetics. Cannot be applied toward chemistry major or minor. Previous experience in chemistry recommended. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour lab. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 221 - General Chemistry I

    (A) Atomic theory, structure, chemical bonding. Application of thermodynamic, structural and kinetic considerations to inorganic systems. Electrochemistry, quantitative analysis, other current topics. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Students taking CHE 221 are encouraged to register for CHE 224 Problem-Solving in General Chemistry I. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 222 - General Chemistry II

    (A)  Students taking CHE 222 are encouraged to register for CHE 225 Problem-Solving in General Chemistry II. Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Prerequisite: CHE 221. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 224 - Problem-Solving in General Chemistry I

    (A) Methods of solving problems in general chemistry: stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure, bonding. Corequisite: CHE 221. Grading: S, U grading. Cannot be applied toward chemistry minor. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 225 - Problem-Solving in General Chemistry II

    (A) Methods of solving problems in general chemistry: thermodynamics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium. S, U grading. Cannot be applied toward chemistry minor. Corequisite: CHE 222. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    CHE 229 - Special Topics in Chemistry

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 301 - Organic Chemistry I

    (F) Organic compounds, their structure, properties, relationships, synthesis and uses. Prerequisites: CHE 221 and 222. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 302 - Organic Chemistry II

    (S) Prerequisite: CHE 301. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 304 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

    (S) Synthetic, analytical techniques in organic chemistry. Includes spectroscopy, chromatography. Prerequisite: CHE 301; prerequisite or corequisite: CHE 302. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 305 - Problem-Solving in Organic Chemistry I

    (F) Methods of solving problems in organic chemistry, including the relationship of structure to reactivity, organic mechanism and organic spectroscopy. Emphasis on chemistry of organic acids and bases, alkenes, carboxylic acid derivatives, aldehydes and ketones. S, U grades assigned. Prerequisite: CHE 222. Recommended for students enrolled in CHE 301. Cannot be applied toward the chemistry minor. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 306 - Problem-Solving in Organic Chemistry II

    (S) Methods of solving problems in organic chemistry, including the relationship of structure to reactivity, organic mechanism, controlling stereochemistry and synthesis. Emphasis on chemistry of alkenes and alkynes, substitution and elimination reactions, aromatic substitution and the synthesis of carbon skeletons. S, U grades assigned. Recommended for students enrolled in CHE 302. Cannot be applied toward the chemistry minor. Prerequisite: CHE 301. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 310 - Foundations of Analytical Chemistry

    (B) Introduction to modern chemical analysis with an emphasis on quantitative analysis and chemical separations. Topics include error analysis and statistics, chemical equilibrium, titrations, spectrophotometric measurements, liquid and gas chromatographic separations. Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Prerequisite: CHE 222. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 329 - Special Topics in Chemistry

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: Terminology Guide (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 340 - Inorganic Chemistry

    (F) Structures and reactivities of elements and compounds emphasizing modern theories of bonding and periodicity. Prerequisites: CHE 221 and 222. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 361 - Introduction to Research in Chemistry and Biochemistry

    (B) Introduction to research methods and topics, intended for those considering a career in chemistry or biochemistry. Topics include professional opportunities and strategies for success, the literature of the chemist and biochemist, and research opportunities. Prerequisite: CHE 222, which may be taken concurrently. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 410 - Quantitative Analysis

    (F) Theory, methodology of modern chemical analysis. Volumetric, electrochemical and spectrophotometric methods. Prerequisite: CHE 222. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 429 - Special Topics in Chemistry

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 431 - Physical Chemistry I

    (F) Kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics, introductory quantum chemistry, chemical bonding. Molecular spectroscopy. Not open to students with credit for PHY 531. Prerequisites: CHE 222; and PHY 202, which may be taken concurrently. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 432 - Physical Chemistry II

    (S) Chemical kinetics, solid and liquid states, phase equilibria, properties of solutions and surface chemistry. Prerequisite: CHE 431. Also listed as PHY 432. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 434 - Engineering Thermodynamics

    (O) Fundamentals of classical thermodynamics from engineering perspective. Properties of pure substances and use of thermodynamic tables, control volume analysis, heat engines and refrigerators. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 442 - Advanced Preparations

    (A) Synthesis problems and techniques in organic and inorganic chemistry. Preparation may involve glassblowing and other specialized techniques. Not allowed for General Education science credit or minor in chemistry. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 451 - Introductory Biochemistry I

    (F) Compounds, reactions of biological importance, amino acids, nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins, enzyme systems, digestion, absorption and pathways of intermediary metabolism. Prerequisite: CHE 301. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: Terminology Guide (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 452 - Biochemistry II

    (S) Continued studies of the chemistry of living organisms discussed in CHE 451, with an emphasis on primary metabolism. Additional topics may include regulatory strategies, biosynthesis of secondary metabolites and the chemistry of nucleic acids. Prerequisites: CHE 302 and CHE 451. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 453 - Introductory Biochemistry Lab II

    (S) Laboratory practice with biochemical substances and experiments illustrating chemical reactions which may occur in biological systems. Concurrent with, or after, CHE 451. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 461 - Senior Seminar in Chemistry and Biochemistry

    (B) Designed to give students advanced scientific communication experience. Methods for chemistry information retrieval and effective reading of the chemical literature will be covered. Participants will attend seminars presented by visiting speakers after exploring research literature on topics related to the speaker's expertise. May be repeated for one additional credit. No more than 1 credit may be applied to the chemistry minor. Prerequisites: CHE 361; and (CHE 310, CHE 340, CHE 431 and CHE 451 which may be taken concurrently). (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 470 - Advanced Laboratory

    (O) Laboratory work in special topics, which may be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two three-hour labs for one quarter. Fulfills: LASR. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 471 - Quantitative Measurements Laboratory

    (F) Classical and instrumental methods of quantitative analysis, including volumetric, spectrophotometric, and atomic spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHE 410 which may be taken concurrently. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two three-hour labs for one quarter. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 472 - Equilibrium Measurements Laboratory

    (F) Instrumental techniques applied to the determination of equilibrium constants of chemical reactions. Equilibrium constants measured are acid dissociation, formation constants of coordination complexes, M:L ratios of coordination complexes, and solubility product constants. Prerequisite: CHE 471 which may be taken concurrently. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two three-hour labs for one quarter. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 473 - Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory

    (S) Modern laboratory exercises in chemical kinetics and thermodynamics. Prerequisite: CHE 431. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two three-hour labs for one quarter. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 474 - Spectroscopy Laboratory

    (S) Lab studies of the energy levels of molecules using modern spectroscopic methods. Computational chemistry or applications of spectroscopy may be included. Prerequisite: CHE 432 which may be taken concurrently. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two three-hour labs for one quarter. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 475 - Advanced Synthesis Laboratory

    (O) Modern methods of inorganic and organic synthesis and characterization of compounds prepared in the laboratory. Prerequisite: CHE 304 and either CHE 340 or CHE 540, which may be taken concurrently. Lecture/Lab Hours: One three-hour lab. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 477 - Advanced Laboratory I

    (F) A laboratory course in which students integrate from all chemistry disciplines to solve advanced laboratory problems, including design of chemical procedures, analysis of unknowns, measurement of equilibria, and determination of kinetics. One lecture, two three-hour labs. Prerequisite: CHE 301; and (CHE 310 and CHE 431, which may be taken concurrently.) (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 478 - Advanced Laboratory II

    (S) A laboratory course in which students build from the skill set established in CHE 477 to solve advanced laboratory problems, including the design of chemical procedures, multi-step chemical syntheses, advanced synthetic methods, determination of molecular/electronic spectra, molecular modeling, and investigation of the solid state. One lecture, two three-hour labs. Prerequisite: CHE 304, and CHE 432, and CHE 477. CHE 432 may be taken concurrently. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 480 - Independent Research

    (A) Limited to qualified upperclassmen. May be taken for a total of six credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 499 - Chemistry Tutoring

    (A) Tutoring lower-level chemistry students taking courses using personalized instruction method (Keller Plan). Students act as tutors for four-and-a-half hours a week, attend half hour discussions a week. May be taken up to three times for maximum of three credit hours provided a different course is tutored each time. Not applicable to chemistry minor. Prerequisites: B average in chemistry courses; consent of instructor. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 500 - Advanced Organic Chemistry

    (C) Reaction mechanisms, physical organic chemistry and theoretical concepts in organic chemistry; recent developments. Prerequisite: CHE 302. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 505 - Polymers and Macromolecules

    (C) The basic principles of polymer and macromolecular science, including synthesis, mechanism, structure/property relationships, characterization, modeling and applications. Prerequisite: CHE 302 and CHE 431 or graduate standing. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 510 - Chemical Instrumentation

    (C) Theory of instrumental design. Application to a variety of spectrophotometric techniques in chemistry. Prerequisite: CHE 310 or graduate status. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 520 - Fundamentals of Materials Science

    (C) Introduction to materials science and materials processing; relates internal structure and material processing to mechanical and chemical properties of metals, polymers, semiconductors, ceramics and composites. Prerequisites: CHE 302, CHE 340; and either PHY 105 or PHY 201; or graduate standing. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide .
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    CHE 529 - Special Topics in Chemistry

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 530 - Advanced Physical Chemistry

    (C) Advanced study of physical chemistry. Includes photochemistry and electronic/magnetic phenomena. Prerequisite: CHE 432 or graduate standing. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHE 540 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

    (C) Periodic relationships occurring among elements and their compounds. Current theories of atomic structure, bonding, acid-base behavior and coordination. Prerequisite: CHE 431. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide .
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    SCI 525 - Innovation and Invention

    (C) Examination of the process of scientific and technological innovation and invention. Topics include the difference between innovation and invention, the impact of technological innovation and invention, patents versus trade secrets, and an introduction to reading, writing and submitting patents in the sciences. Prerequisite: 16 credit hours in science and/or mathematics or graduate standing. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide

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Early Childhood Education

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    ECE 270 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education

    (A) This course is an orientation to the issues, challenges and opportunities of early childhood education. It provides an overview of the history and philosophy of early care and education to the current system of early care and education in the United States. Criteria for developing, operating and evaluating early childhood programs will be introduced. Students will be introduced to the early childhood education program's conceptual framework, program plan, technological and other resources, and will observe early childhood programs and classrooms. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 315 - Critical Media Literacy: Values, Education and Society

    (A) Critical media approach to the historical, theoritical and ethical implications of technology’s impact on society, particularly related to education. Topics include “cyberanalysis” for media and technological literacy, ethics, values and technological applications to develop a critical lens for being consumers and producers of media. Assumes competency at the CAP 100 level. Prerequisite: ECE 270. Fulfills: GE 12, LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 330 - Observation and Assessment of Young Children

    (B) This course will acquaint students with the observation and assessment techniques that they will need to understand young children's growth and development in order to meet the individual needs of children while building on their strengths.

    Students will examine formal and informal assessments of physical, cognitive, language and social/emotional development. Critical issues in early childhood developmental assessment will be addressed. Students will practice the techniques and assessments throughout the semester. Prerequisites: ECE 270 and PSY 231. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    ECE 331 - Curriculum Development I

    (B) This course focuses on curriculum development for children from birth to grade 3 with an emphasis on the preschool age child. The planning of developmentally appropriate learning experiences, the design of learning environments and the use of play and exploration for the purpose of expanding the young child's social, emotional, cognitive, linguistic, physical, and aesthetic growth and development will be explored.

    Students will develop methods and materials that address the content areas associated with the domains of early childhood growth and development, and develop awareness of cultural values of different families. Taken concurrently with ECE 332 (field component). Prerequisite: ECE 270. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    ECE 332 - Pre-School Practicum

    (B) This course provides students with hands-on field experience in an early childhood preschool setting. Each student will work with an experienced early childhood professional as their cooperating teacher for a minimum of 75 hours during the semester. This course is taken concurrently with ECE 331. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 333 - Children, Families, and Their Community

    (B) This course explores the nature of families and communities as dynamic systems. The course focuses on current theories of family interactions, family patterns and communication and problem solving between early childhood programs and families. It is an ecological approach to understanding children, families and their communities for the purpose of supporting the developing child and their family. Community resources for families and models of support programs will be considered. Prerequisite: ECE 270 and ECE 332. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 334 - Infant and Toddler Curriculum

    (A) Introduction to the education and care of children under three years old. Examines the principles and theory behind the planning of developmentally appropriate, safe, and healthy environments for infants and toddlers with an emphasis on play-based curriculum, the impact of culture, relationships with families and early intervention. Observations of infants and toddlers in multiple settings. Prerequisite: PSY 101. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 431 - Curriculum Development II

    (B) This course will emphasize developing instructional techniques, methods, and materials in primary grade classrooms (kindergarten–grade 3). The focus will be on developing an integrated curriculum that includes all content areas with an emphasis on developing methods for the teaching of mathematics, science and social studies. Prerequisites: ECE 315 and 331 and 332. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 435 - Children's Literacy Across the Curriculum

    (B) This course builds on knowledge of speech and language patterns and literacy development in young children, constructed in previous classes. Various models for literacy development are examined. Students will examine language environment and the role of language experience, play, integrated arts and literature in fostering all children's literacy, and knowledge of self and the world. Practical skills derived from each model are demonstrated, practiced by students and integrated into an early childhood classroom field experience. Prerequisite: ECE 331 and PSY 231, and (ECE/EDU 315). (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 479 - Integrated Curriculum Planning, Technology and Practicum

    (A) Advanced curriculum integration, planning and assessment, including technology infusion, analysis of teaching practices and differentiated instruction, to meet learning standards in all elementary content areas. Development and presentation of teaching portfolio and a 50-hour practicum in a pre K-6 classroom appropriate to the certification area with an experienced classroom teacher are required. Prerequisites: ECE 315 (minimum grade of C) and ECE 332 (minimum grade of C); and ECE 431(minimum grade of C), which may be taken concurrently; and a 2.8 overall GPA. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    ECE 490 - Student Teaching I

    (A) First half of student teaching in early childhood classrooms; supervised by college faculty. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C); or ECE 479 (minimum grade of C). Corequisite: ECE 491 and 492. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 491 - Student Teaching II

    (A) Second half of student teaching in early childhood classrooms; supervised by college faculty. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C); or ECE 479 (minimum grade of C). Co-requisite: ECE 490 and ECE 492. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECE 492 - Seminar in Student Teaching

    (A) Semester-long seminar for discussion and analysis of issues related to pre-service classroom teaching. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C); or ECE 479 (minimum grade of C). Co-requisites: ECE 490 and ECE 491. Withdrawal from Student Teaching, ECE 490 or ECE 491 requires withdrawal from ECE 492. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Education

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    EDU 129 - Special Topics in Education

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 229 - Special Topics in Education

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 303 - Fine Arts and Early Learning

    (A) A cross-disciplinary approach to understanding music, art, dance and drama as developmental exercises for early learners (infancy to middle school age), with emphasis on the contribution of the arts to learning across all disciplines. Particularly suited to those who work with young children, but appropriate for those interested in the development of fine arts understanding, expression, enjoyment and evaluation at any age. Prerequisite: PSY 101. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 315 - Critical Media Literacy: Values, Education and Society

    (A) Critical media approach to the historical, theoritical and ethical implications of technology's impact on society, particularly related to education. Topics include "cyberanalysis" for media and technological literacy, ethics, values, and technological applications to develop a critical lens for being consumers and producers of media. Assumes competency at the CAP 100 level. Fulfills: GE 12. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 329 - Special Topics in Education

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 373 - Teaching Elementary School Mathematics

    (A) Content and methods for teaching mathematics in the elementary school program focusing on problem solving, mathematical reasoning and communication in mathematics. Special attention will be given to integrating mathematics with other areas of the curriculum helping students see the connection among mathematics and other areas of study. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 374 - Teaching Elementary School Science

    (A) Content and methods for teaching inquiry science in the elementary school. Special attention is given to how children learn science, interpretation of science education research, and integrating science across the curriculum. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 378 - The Social and Academic Curriculum I

    (A) Introduction to the social curriculum, methods and strategies of classroom management, integrated with social studies theory and methods in grades one through six. Focused on self-efficacy and respectful participation in communities through cooperative relationships and skills of negotiation and problem-solving, with consideration of familial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and effects on child development. Corequisites: EDU 373, 374 and 379. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 379 - Inquiry into Curriculum, Technology and Teaching

    (A) Introduction to teaching practices, curriculum, and learning standards for Pre-Kindergarten through grade six, with emphasis on technology and differentiated instruction. Development of portfolio, classroom observation, and 50-hour practicum experience in an elementary school with an experienced classroom teacher required. Corequisites: EDU 373, 374 and 378. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 429 - Special Topics in Education

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 446 - Individual or Independent Study

    (A) Curriculum or other aspects of elementary education. Purpose, design of study determined by instructor-advisor. Weekly conferences. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 479 - Integrated Curriculum Planning, Technology and Practicum

    (A) Advanced curriculum integration, planning and assessment, including technology infusion, analysis of teaching practices and differentiated instruction, to meet learning standards in all elementary content areas. Development and presentation of a teaching portfolio and a 50-hour practicum in a pre K-6 classroom appropriate to the certification area with an experienced classroom teacher are required. Prerequisite: Block I - EDU 315 (minimum grade of C), EDU 373 (minimum grade of C), EDU 374 (minimum grade of C), EDU 378 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 379 (minimum grade of C); and a 2.8 overall GPA. Corequisite: EDU 480. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 480 - The Social and Academic Curriculum II

    (A) Advanced integrated methods, planning and assessment for social studies and the social curriculum (grades 1-6, with emphasis on intermediate grades). Aimed at developing elementary students' civic competence, responsible decision making, and ability to make educated and reasoned choices for a culturally diverse, democratic society. Prerequisite: EDU 378 (minimum grade of C). Corequisite: EDU 479. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 490 - Student Teaching I

    (A) First half of student teaching in elementary schools; supervised by college faculty. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. EDU 490 may be fulfilled through approved Study Abroad Program. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C). Corequisite: EDU 491 and 492.  (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 491 - Student Teaching II

    (A) Second half of student teaching in elementary schools; supervised by college faculty. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C). Corequisite: EDU 490 and 492. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 492 - Seminar in Student Teaching

    (A) Semester-long seminar for discussion and analysis of issues related to pre-service classroom teaching. Prerequisites: consent of department to verify required grade point average; all methodology courses leading up to student teaching with no grade lower than a C; no outstanding incomplete grades; and successful completion of CAR and SAVE workshops. Prerequisite: EDU 479 (minimum grade of C) and EDU 480 (minimum grade of C). Corequisites: EDU 490 and 491. Withdrawal from Student Teaching, EDU 490 or EDU 491 requires withdrawal from EDU 492. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 510 - Inquiry into Teaching, Technology and Research

    (B) This course will introduce students to the field of teaching, which will include an exploration of teachers' practices, the structure of schools, student diversity, current initiatives in education in New York state, and other general areas related to education. The course will also examine the uses of technology in the public schools and ethical issues in using technology.

    Finally, students will learn how to be consumers and creators of research as preparation for the research they will be reading and/or conducting in future semesters. Classroom observations required throughout the semester. Undergraduates restricted. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EDU 512 - Teaching Elementary School Mathematics

    (B) The goal of this course is to prepare preservice teachers in the M.S.T. program to teach mathematics to elementary school students in an effective, constructivist, and equitable manner. In class meetings, the instructor will use hands-on mathematics activities to model appropriate strategies for teaching mathematics in a student-centered classroom and to build preservice teachers' understandings of mathematics. Inquiry teaching will be also modeled and expected in students' lesson plans.

    By completing class readings, course assignments, and observations of children in classrooms, students will develop a multitude of techniques and strategies for providing mathematics instruction to diverse learners. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.S.T. program. Undergraduates restricted. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EDU 513 - Teaching Elementary School Science

    (B) This course will provide hands-on activities that enable students to experience inquiry and learning science in a constructivist manner. Through reflection of these experiences and on structured interactions with children, students will participate in action research as they simultaneously engage in real life applications of the National Science Standards and the New York State Math/ Science Technology Learning Standards. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.S.T. program. Undergraduates restricted. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 514 - Teaching Elementary School Social Studies

    (B) This course investigates innovative and traditional approaches to teaching social studies concepts for children pre-K-6. It emphasizes the objectives (including adaptation for diverse and exceptional children), curriculum content, materials and resources to engage in historical, social and citizenship understanding and activities at the appropriate developmental level. Experiences are provided to develop National Standards and State Learning Frameworks. Prerequisites: EDU 510, 511, 512 and 513. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 522 - Readings, Research and Teaching Innovations in Mathematics and Science Education

    (A) This course will examine issues related to the teaching and integration of math, science and technology in elementary school classrooms. Students will examine theory and classroom-based research to construct an understanding of how these subject areas can be made accessible to all learners. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 524 - Democracy and Social Education

    (A) This course will be conducted through research-based and self-reflective-oriented inquiry. Students will analyze and define democracy and social education in the context of American public schools. Students will confront the antidemocratic forces of greed, individualism and intolerance in today's society and be challenged to implement the study of social education with the goal of social justice.

    Students will be exposed to a theoretical and historical analysis of education and society. The course will also provide a practical analysis of classroom pedagogy and school organization. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EDU 531 - Developing Creative Elementary School Experiences

    (O) Research, objectives and procedures related to creativity in elementary school programs are examined. Emphasis is given to the development, implementation and evaluation of selected activities which integrate with various curriculum areas, enrich learning experiences and nurture the creative processes. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 548 - The Adirondack Classroom

    (O) This course is designed for educators to use the Adirondacks as a classroom and to bring the Adirondacks to their classroom. The participants study the cultural and natural history of the Adirondacks while creating integrated project-based teaching and learning materials. Course is taught at SUNY Cortland’s Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake. Also listed as EST 548. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 551 - e-Learning and the American Classroom

    (A) This course is designed for practicing educators and teachers and will cover emerging educational technologies that are increasingly changing the way teachers perform their tasks.

    The emphasis of this course will be a hands-on approach to using new digital tools to enhance teaching, learning, and communication, not only within the classroom, but also to the larger contexts of schools, communities, and the world. Previous experience with personal computers is suggested but is not required. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EDU 570 - Character Education

    (B) Character education is defined as helping students understand, care about and act on widely shared ethical values such as respect, responsibility, honesty, fairness, caring and civic virtue. Emphasis on a comprehensive approach that integrates character development into every phase of school life — including academics and behavior — and develops the classroom and school into caring communities that embody good character. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Cinema Study Interdisciplinary Minor

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Cinema Study

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    CIN 101 - History of the Cinema I: The Silent Era

    (F-C) Evolution of the motion picture from early beginnings to the 1930s. Film concepts, film appreciation. Study of representative films from the U.S. and abroad. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 102 - History of the Cinema II: The Sound Era

    (S-C) History of film from early 1940s to present. Filmmaker as artist, humanist. Emphasis on great international directors. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 129 - Special Topics in Cinema Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 208 - Introduction to Film Analysis

    (B) Introduction to analysis and interpretation of cinema as an art form. Also listed as ENG 208. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or CPN 103, which may be taken concurrently. Also listed as ENG 208. Fulfills: GE 7. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 210 - Racial and Gender Role Stereotypes

    (A) Focus on racial and gender role awareness and attitudes in individuals. Prejudice and discrimination against ethnic minorities and women are examined, from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The causes and consequences of prejudice and discrimination are discussed. Also listed as AAS 210, PSY 210. Fulfills GE 11. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 225 - Aesthetics and Film

    (O) Theoretical issues surrounding film, including: the nature of film and judgments about film; comparison of film theories and theories of film criticism; genres. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy. Also listed as PHI 235. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 229 - Special Topics in Cinema Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 304 - Introduction to Play and Script Writing

    (O) Practical and theoretical instruction in basics of play and script writing. Prerequisite: Any English literature course at the 200 level. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 305 - Film Criticism

    (O) Close study of a number of selected films, domestic and foreign, from aesthetic, technical perspectives. Extensive writing of reviews, critiques aimed at different media. High level of writing proficiency expected. Prerequisite: Any English literature course at the 200 level. Also listed as ENG 305. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 329 - Special Topics in Cinema Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 400 - Tutorial in Cinema Study

    (A) Advanced study in selected areas. Prerequisites: CIN 101, 102; consent of coordinator. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 429 - Special Topics in Cinema Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 432 - African Americans in Television and Film

    (F) Historical and critical examination of the evolution of African American images in screen and TV from the early 1900s to the present. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as AAS 432 and COM 432. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CIN 493 - Foreign Films in Translation

    (O) Analysis of translated texts of 12 films. Critical works on these films, subsequent viewing of films. Subtitles vary. Also listed as FLT 493. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Communication Disorders and Sciences Department

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Related Education Courses

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    EDU 488 - Student Teaching in Speech, Language and Hearing

    (A) Full-time speech and language assessment and intervention in school settings under College supervision. Related seminars are included in the course.

    This experience includes: task analysis, formal and informal assessment, development of Individualized Educational Programs and Individualized Family Service Plans, curriculum planning, instructional planning and strategies, working within a multidisciplinary team, behavior management, classroom management and self-analysis of skills.  Prerequisites: SHH 371, 383, 481 and EDU 496; cumulative grade point average of 2.7 and grade point average in SHH courses of 2.7; consent of department. Fulfills: PRES. (12 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EDU 496 - Organization of Speech, Language and Hearing Disabilities Programs in the Schools

    (B) Historical, social and legal foundation for establishing and providing speech/language/hearing services within the curricula of different school settings.

    Emphasis on legal and professional concerns including eligibility issues for the Individualized Family Service Plan and Individualized Education Plan; the impact of language-based learning disabilities on classroom performance, particularly reading and writing, curricular development and instructional planning strategies for various populations, differentiated instruction within the classroom, classroom/behavioral management and the role of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and state and federal requirements in the schools.

    Applying concepts to specific cases and employing collaboration with parents and other school-based professionals are addressed. Prerequisite: SHH 370 and SHH 371 and SHH 383 and SHH 480 (including 15 field experience/observation hours in disabilities). (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Speech Hearing-Handicapped

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    SHH 129 - Special Topics in Speech Pathology and Audiology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 229 - Special Topics in Speech Pathology and Audiology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 270 - Introduction to Communication Disorders

    (A) The basic processes of speech, language and hearing and the nature of communication disorders are discussed in terms of multidisciplinary approaches used in identification and intervention. Includes disorders of language, learning, articulation, phonology, cognition, behavior, motor, voice, fluency and hearing. An overview of the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology is presented. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 280 - Phonetics

    (A) Nature of spoken language explored with respect to phonology, articulatory and clinical phonetics, and transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet and diacritic markers. Includes information on phonological development and disorders, phonological awareness and dialect. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 281 - Speech Science

    (B) Anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism and nervous system; an overview of the acoustics and the acoustic nature of speech. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 283 - Introduction to Hearing Science

    (B) An exploration of the physiological and psychological aspects of human hearing, including acoustics of sound, anatomy and physiology of the auditory mechanism, and psychoacoustics. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 300 - Normal Language Development

    (A) Course of language development in typical children explored from infancy to late adolescence with cultural and socioeconomic issues addressed. Includes semantic, syntactic, morphological, phonological and pragmatic aspects. Emphasis placed on language and pre-literacy in toddler and preschool years, and school-age language and literacy. Neurological, theoretical and applied issues addressed. Not open to those having credit for PSY 350. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 329 - Special Topics in Speech Pathology and Audiology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 360 - Teaching Children with Limited English Proficiency

    (A) An introduction to assessment and intervention for children with limited English proficiency and/or English as a second language. Emphasis will be placed on classroom assessment and developing strategies that will support student's language and literacy performance in the classroom. Prerequisite: SHH 480 or 481, either of which may be taken concurrently. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 370 - Articulation and Language Disorders

    (A) Disorders of articulation/phonology and language are explored within a multicultural framework of normal patterns of acquisition and use.

    Includes behavioral disorders, learning disabilities, delayed or limited cognitive development, safety and accessibility issues of people with disabilities, physical, cognitive, and affective characteristics of persons with disabilities and the impact of culture and social economic status. Paper(s) requiring research using word processing and Internet access are required. Prerequisites: SHH 270, 280 and 300. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    SHH 371 - Fluency and Voice

    (S) Fluency disorders and phonatory/resonance disorders (theories, characteristics, etiologies and clinical management) will be presented. Physical, cognitive and affective attributes of fluency/voice disorders will be discussed. Prerequisite: SHH 281. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 383 - Basic Audiology

    (F) Anatomy, physiology, pathology and audiological assessment of the hearing mechanism. Prerequisite: SHH 281 or permission of the department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 429 - Special Topics in Speech Pathology and Audiology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 470 - Studies in Speech Pathology

    (O) Selected area. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 473 - Neuropathologies of Language and Speech

    (F) Speech and language disorders resulting from neuropathologies — an overview of neurology, etiologies, assessment and treatment. Physical, cognitive and affective attributes of these disorders are discussed. A case study, including Internet accessing and other technology, is required and critiqued. Prerequisites: SHH 281 and 370. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 475 - Technology in Communication Disorders

    (A) An introduction to the types of technology used in the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology: Augmentative communication, computer applications, classroom FM systems and assistive devices for the hearing impaired. Prerequisite: SHH 480 or 481, either of which may be taken concurrently. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 477 - Diagnostic Procedures: Introduction to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology

    (A) The diagnostic process in communication disorders within a multicultural and historical framework. Emphasis on evaluation/reporting procedures, including choice and administration of standardized instruments, functional and learning outcomes assessment, language sample analysis and diagnostic report writing in the preschool and school aged population. Therapeutic implications and referral procedures are introduced. Prerequisite: SHH 370 (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 480 - Clinical Practicum I

    (A) Principles and techniques of case management, including designing individualized/differentiated programs for persons with speech/language, motor, developmental, behavioral and sensory impairments. Emphasis on writing behavioral objectives and lesson plans, prioritizing goals, developing therapy strategies, analyzing behavior and behavior management strategies, assessing learning outcomes and writing clinical reports.

    A required clinical observation experience is integrated with classroom instruction to facilitate the transition from theory to practice. Prerequisites: SHH 281 and 370. (2 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    SHH 481 - Clinical Practicum II

    (A) Supervised evaluation and treatment of individuals with communication disorders, report writing, conferences and self-evaluation techniques.

    Lectures include instruction in assessment procedures, teaching techniques for groups and individuals, clinical report writing, language and phonology remediation techniques, ethics, multicultural issues, socioeconomic status, analysis of behavior and development of behavior management strategies. Prerequisites: SHH 480, 477, consent of instructor. (2 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    SHH 483 - Aural Rehabilitation

    (S) The management principles of hearing impairment are considered across age groups: Auditory perception, speech perception, auditory training, speech reading and psychosocial issues. The nature and accessibility of personal and educational amplification systems and assistive devices are discussed. Case studies are reviewed and critiqued. Prerequisites: SHH 270, 370, 383. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SHH 529 - Special Topics in Speech Pathology and Audiology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Communication Studies Department

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Communication Studies

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    COM 100 - Human Communication

    (A) An introduction to basic communication concepts, principles and practices; consideration of theories and models, language, perception, audiences, messages, technologies, mass media, persuasion and intercultural communication with practical application in various contexts. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 110 - Introduction to New Media

    (B) Introduction to the rapidly changing scope of new media and an examination of the technical and commercial implications of this epic change in our everyday lives. Exploration of new media from sociological, economic and historical perspectives. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 129 - Special Topics in Communication Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 200 - Communication History

    (A) Survey of the mass media from an historical perspective, with an emphasis on the social, political and economic environments in which those media developed. Fulfills GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 203 - Introduction to Media Writing

    (A) Introduction to theories, techniques, and formats used in writing for communication contexts. Basic skills exercises in writing news (for print and broadcast) features, entertainment, public relations, media and research. Prerequisites: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 210 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking

    (A) Oral communication: selection, organization, presentation of ideas. Study of principles, application through oral practice. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 211 - Introduction to Language Study

    (B) Concepts, scope, methodology of science of language. Principles of descriptive and historical linguistics. Geographical, historical, social dialects of English. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as ENG 201 and ANT 251. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 212 - General Semantics

    (O) Problems in use of words in communication and interpreting meaning. Analysis of semantic breakdowns which lead to misunderstanding and conflict. Prerequisites: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 229 - Special Topics in Communication Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 230 - Statistical Methods

    (B) Basic concepts of probability, descriptive and inferential statistics including central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, parametric tests. Mathematics majors may take course only as a free elective. Also listed as MAT/PSY 201, ECO 221. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 231 - Hip-Hop Culture

    (O) Evolution and development of hip-hop culture from geographical isolation to worldwide cultural and musical phenomenon with special attention to spheres of influence at the cultural, musical, economic and political levels; emergence of artistic forms and pioneers; current and future trends; theory and critical analysis; and presentation styles and techniques. Also listed as AAS 231. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 233 - Reporting the World: The Personal Voice of Global Journalism

    (B) Critical reading of narrative journalism (also known as literary journalism, literary reportage, reportage literature) with a focus on individual lives in a global context. Emphasis on understanding conventions and methods used and humanistic concerns that arise. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 242 - Audio Production

    (C) Fundamentals in studio operations and procedures; development, production of radio commercials, public service announcements, drama, interviews, news reporting and actualities. One lecture, one three-hour laboratory. Prerequisites: COM 100, consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 243 - Studio Television Production

    (B) Basic techniques in studio operations and procedures; development, production of television programs. One lecture, one three-hour laboratory. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 251 - Introduction to Digital 3-D Modeling and Animation

    (C) Theories and principles of 3-D computer modeling. Students apply concepts of computer geometry through modeling, animation, lighting, texture mapping and rendering of objects. Two lectures, one three-hour lab. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 300 - Interpersonal Communication

    (B) Application of communication principles and concepts to two-person and small group situations; discussion of processes in relational development and disintegration; skills for improving interpersonal relationships, self-awareness, assertiveness, listening, and value clarification are included. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 301 - Mass Media and Society

    (A) Mass communication; organization, role, content, effects. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 302 - Intercultural Communication

    (B) Analysis of relationship between culture and communication and its relative influence on perception, information processing and behavior. Emphasis is on systems of signification and their relative social issues, and considerations for practical applications in international business, politics, negotiations, missionary work, small group activities and planned social change. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 303 - International Communication

    (B) Designed to provide an analysis and understanding of communication and related issues in today's complex world both within and across national and cultural boundaries. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 304 - Communication Research

    (B) Introduction to behavioral science research methods in communication study. Topics include problem formulation; measurement; hypothesis testing; design; sampling; questionnaire construction and interviewing; data collection, analysis and presentation. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 310 - Feature and Opinion Writing

    (B) Traditional, nontraditional features, feature interviews, background features, editorials, columns, reviews. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 311 - Interviewing Principles and Practices

    (O) Analysis of principles, techniques of interviewing in various contexts including selection, appraisal and persuasive interviews. Emphasis is on communication between two people. Includes assessment of interviewing preparation, questioning techniques, post interview evaluation, and bases of interpersonal communication of special significance within this context. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 312 - Radio and Television Performance

    (C) A practical introduction to the various modes of media performance. Students work on voice, articulation and style through an array of exercises. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 320 - Organizational Communication

    (O) Study and application of fundamental concepts and principles of communication in formal organizations. Provides opportunities for developing essential skills in methods for understanding and analyzing communication problems in organizations and devising appropriate corrective actions. Emphasis is on making communication more efficient and effective for organization growth and development. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 321 - Intermediate Writing for Public Relations

    (B) Intermediate-level course reinforcing techniques utilized in the field of public relations with a focus on honing writing skills, including press releases, fundraising solicitation, speeches, and copy for print and Web distribution. Prerequisite: COM 203. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 322 - Intermediate Writing for Radio and Television

    (A) An intermediate-level course designed to build on the content of COM 203 and offer students extended experience in preparing longer format scripts for radio and television as well as in-depth research reports for documentaries and advertising campaigns. Students will gain practical knowledge of script preparation and useful information about the business of writing for the media. Prerequisite: COM 201 or 203. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 323 - Intermediate News Writing and Reporting

    (A) Intermediate level course reinforcing techniques utilized in print news reporting. Focus on polishing writing skills, and honing application of news values and principles, research and reporting, editing skills, and news analysis. Prerequisite: COM 202 or 203. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 324 - Communication Campaigns

    (C) Theory and practice of communication campaigns in areas such as public relations, advertising and politics. Prerequisite: COM 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 329 - Special Topics in Communication Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 331 - Issues in News

    (C) Critical view of television news and procedures. Systems and policies at network and local station level. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 332 - Readings in Journalism

    (C) Students will critically read contemporary journalism to examine professional methodologies and cultural contexts that help to shape such texts. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 333 - Critical and Cultural Analysis in Communication Studies

    (C) Examine critical positions that have emerged in recent years to redefine communication studies. Emphasizes rigorous thinking in challenging cultural and critical assumptions in the field. Prerequisites: CPN 101 or 103 and COM 301. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 335 - Issues in Digital Culture

    (C) Ongoing developments of digital culture and its effects on society. Critical and cultural theories applied to a wide variety of practical, societal, legal, and ethical issues. Emphasis on critical thinking, research, writing, and computer skills. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 338 - Media and Politics

    (O) Focus on political interactions of electronic and print media with political system in America and elsewhere. How medium affects the message, via sender and receiver. Also listed as POL 338. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 339 - Political Communication

    (O) Use of communication theory and research to investigate the role of interpersonal and mass communication in the political process. Prerequisites: COM 100, POL 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 340 - Small Group Communication

    (O) Study and application of communication theory, concepts and principles in small group contexts, including committees, classroom, families, formal organizations and public forums. Analysis of messages, communication barriers and breakdowns, interpersonal communication processes and influences, communication networks and group development, composition, standards and goals. Emphasis is on making communication more efficient and effective in small group activities. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 342 - Field Television Production

    (B) Advanced techniques in television production emphasizing field operations, directing, writing and producing news and public affairs programs. One lecture, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 343 - Broadcast Journalism

    (C) Theories, principles of television journalism; practical experience in writing, producing news programs for television. Two lectures, one three-hour studio. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 344 - Photojournalism

    (O) Techniques of journalistic photography; camera work, composition, lighting, use of photographic materials. Critical examination of work of contemporary photographers; production and critique of student work. Two lectures, two-hour studio. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 345 - News Editing and Design

    (C) Basic skills in professional news package preparation combining expertise in writing and editing with an understanding of computer-assisted graphic design. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 346 - Advanced News Reporting

    (O) Techniques, principles of news reporting with emphasis on varieties of news reporting, writing, editing. Covers investigative, background, interpretive news writing for various print media. Some coverage of broadcast writing principles. Prerequisite: COM 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 349 - Multimedia Production

    (C) Use of multimedia production computer technology to converge multiple modes of mediated communication to teach, persuade, distribute, entertain, research, archive, or otherwise store information. Interactive software is used to guide the access and articulation of sounds, images, motions, and text used to communicate to the user. Effective preparation and practical exercises in the production of multimedia projects, making use of a wide variety of mediated communication modes, purposes, and authoring systems. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 350 - New Communication Media

    (C) Survey of emerging electronic communication media such as satellites, wireless communication, cable television and presentation programs, and their applications in business, education, and research. A review and analysis of historical development, and effects on professions, society, other cultures, and traditional communication media such as television, radio, newspaper and magazines. Study of new communication principles and practices. Prerequisites: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 353 - Video Postproduction

    (C) Techniques in audio-video postproduction emphasizing content acquisition, image and character generation, color connection, compositing and editing. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour lab. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 360 - Sports Broadcasting

    (O) Introduction to the history, techniques, and practice of sports broadcasting. Program analysis and field exercises in both radio and television coverage. Prerequisite: COM 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 380 - Presentation Competency

    (B) Application of communication principles and computing technologies to message design, analysis and presentation. Topics include communication process and modes, research, audience analysis, message organization and delivery strategies. Computing applications include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, databases, the Internet, and communication and presentation devices. Emphasis is on communication efficiency and effectiveness in presentations. Also listed as CAP 380. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 390 - Participation in Student Newspaper

    (A) Participation in management board of student weekly newspaper, The Dragon Chronicle. Elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 391 - Participation in Yearbook

    (A) Participation in yearly production of the student yearbook, Didascaleion. Open only to editor(s) and section editors. For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 392 - Participation in Literary Magazine

    (A) Participation in production of Transition, the student literary magazine. Open only to editor(s). For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 393 - Participation in Television

    (A) Participation in the College television station, CSTV. For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 394 - Participation in Radio

    (A) Participation in the College radio station, WSUC-FM. For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 395 - Participation in Debate

    (O) Participation in intercollegiate debate. For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grading only. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 398 - Independent Study in Communication

    (O) Faculty-supervised individual study of a specific topic in any communication area. Designed for students wishing to acquire specific knowledge and/or technical skills not offered in other courses in communication studies. May be taken more than once for a maximum of six hours. Prerequisites: COM 100, junior standing, consent of department. Grading: S, U grading available. (1-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 399 - Internship in Communication Studies

    (A) Supervised on-the-job training experiences combined with appropriate readings, writing, and seminar sessions. A portfolio in the area of major concentration is expected. Prerequisites: COM 100, junior standing, consent of department. Grading: S, U grading. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 400 - Communication Law and Ethics

    (A) Case approach to libel, privacy, news gathering, freedom of information and other legal topics; treatment of ethical concerns for current media. Prerequisite: COM 301 or COM 335 Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 410 - Communication in Social Change

    (O) Application of communication principles and analysis of research traditions underlying diffusion of ideas, information, and parameters in acceptance of innovations and change. Emphasis is on strategies for introduction of change through the use of communication in rural, urban, and formal organizational settings. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 420 - Broadcast Programming and Management

    (O) Survey of organizational structure of broadcasting stations, including responsibilities of various departments. Analysis of management decision-making process with emphasis on program policies, sales, personnel administration, government regulations. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 421 - Mass Media Advertising

    (B) Survey of advertising in broadcasting and print media with attention to history and government regulations. Analysis of advertising theories, issues, problems, effects. Prerequisite: COM 301. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 422 - Public Relations

    (B) Survey of principles and practices of public relations with an emphasis on applied research and practical application. Analysis of theories, issues, problems, and effects. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 429 - Special Topics in Communication Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 430 - Media Criticism

    (C) Critical examination of a variety of media forms. Application of current theories and deep analysis of issues, problems and effects. Prerequisites: CPN 101 or 103 and COM 301. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 431 - Communication and Prejudice

    (B) Examination of roles played by intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational, political, and mass or mediated communication in relation to prejudice. Analysis of theories, issues, problems, and practices. Prerequisite: COM 100. Also listed as AAS 431. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 432 - African Americans in Television and Film

    (C) Historical and critical examination of the evolution of African American images in screen and TV from the early 1900s to the present. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as AAS 432 and CIN 432. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 433 - Literary Journalism

    (C) Students study the richness of narrative journalistic accounts that speak compellingly to the human condition and its society. Students explore linguistic and social strategies literary journalists employ for interpreting our social world. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 434 - Gender Communication

    (C) Explores the effects of gender and culture on communication. Students examine the characteristics, dynamics, patterns and presumptions that combine to create what is known as "gender speak." Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 436 - Films of Spike Lee

    (C) Analysis and critique of films of Spike Lee emphasizing directing style, structure and production design on selected films. A thematic analysis of major works and an examination of critical reaction from feminists, black nationalists, film critics and theoreticians. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as AAS 436. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 443 - Rhetorical Theory

    (O) Principles of speech: Historical overview, with emphasis on such rhetoricians as Aristotle, Cicero, Quintilian, Campbell, Whately. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 450 - Health Communication

    (O) Study and application of communication principles and strategies in formal health delivery systems; analysis of information and messages between health professionals, patient and family. Emphasis is on efficient and effective communication in health delivery. Prerequisite: COM 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 452 - Risk Communication

    (O) Study and application of communication concepts and principles in risk perception and management. A survey and analysis of the nature and sources of risk hazards to personal health and safety, and to the environment. Topics in risk, cost-benefit analysis, expert-lay conflict, and risk consequences. Emphasis is on risk perception, language, and management. Prerequisite: COM 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 453 - Context in Human Affairs

    (C) Study of background information, meaning and messages, and identification and evaluation of assumptions, systems of logic and values embedded in verbal and non-verbal signs and physical acts. Topics include human communication, language, context, information processing, argumentation, critical thinking, speech acts, pragmatics, conflict management and change. Emphasis is on prerequisite knowledge of context for efficient and effective communication. Prerequisite: COM 100 (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 497 - Communication Studies Teaching Assistant

    (A) Participation as supervised teaching assistant in a communication studies course. Permission of the department. S, U grades assigned. May not be repeated for more than four credit hours. Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in the host course. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 498 - Senior Seminar

    (O) Variable topic seminar dealing with current issues in communication studies. Course may be repeated as topic changes. Prerequisites: Junior standing, consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 499 - Senior Thesis

    (O) Research for the advanced student on a research question of interest. A senior thesis paper is expected. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 529 - Special Topics in Communication Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    COM 590 - Advanced Independent Study in Communication Studies

    (O) Faculty-supervised individual study of a specific topic in any communication studies area. May be taken more than once for a maximum of six hours. (1-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Computer Applications Interdisciplinary Minor

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Computer Applications

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    CAP 100 - Introduction to Computer Applications

    (A) Computing applications in various academic disciplines; topics include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, database, communications, the Internet, current topics and a brief introduction to computers and their impact on society. Not open to students with credit for CAP 110 or 111. Lecture and laboratory required. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 104 - Computers and Society

    (B) Examination of the social, political, ethical, and economic implications of living in a computer-dominated world. Emphasis on assessing the impact of technology and developing an understanding of its future role. Topics include computer crime, computer and information ethics, computers and the Constitution, privacy and Artificial Intelligence. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 129 - Special Topics in Computer Applications

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 201 - C Programming

    (O) Programming in C using programming examples encountered in the physical and social sciences. Prerequisite: CAP 100. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lecture hours. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 204 - Visual Basic

    (C) Introduction to computer programming using the Visual Basic computer language and its integrated development environment. Topics to be studied include event-driven programming, user interface design, data validation and error handling, modular programming using the control structures of the Visual Basic language, an introduction to data structures, and file operations. Prerequisite: CAP 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 206 - Introduction to Programming with Pascal

    (B) Fundamentals of computer programming using Pascal. Topics include Constants and Variables, Selection and Control Statements, Recursion, Arrays, Pointers, Records, Procedural and Data Abstraction. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 216 - Introduction to Data Structures

    (B) An introduction to data structures with a procedural programming language such as C or Pascal. Topics may include sets, records, arrays, abstract data types, lists, stacks, queues and binary trees. Prerequisite: CAP 201 or CAP 206, or permission of the CAP coordinator. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 220 - Introduction to Networking

    (B) An introduction to computer networks. Topics may include networking standards and the OSI model, transmission basics, network protocols, hardware, topologies and access methods, implementation and management of networks, and networking operating systems. Prerequisite: CAP 100 or permission of the CAP coordinator. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 229 - Special Topics in Computer Applications

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 230 - Introduction to SPSS

    (O) Introduces statistical procedures available to computer users in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Weekly laboratory. Prerequisite: CAP 100. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 233 - Computerized Information Retrieval

    (B) Introduction to retrieving information from commercial, computerized data bases containing bibliographic, numeric and full text documents. Students will learn how data bases are organized and documented; how information is retrieved using command languages and communications software. Prerequisite: CAP 100. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 235 - Presentation Software

    (O) Using the computer to create graphic representations of information and enhance print and non-print communication. Prerequisite: CAP 100 or consent of instructor. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 236 - Desktop Publishing

    (B) Using the computer to create desktop publishing layouts of newspapers, newsletters, and resumes. Prerequisite: CAP 100 or consent of instructor. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 240 - Intermediate Computer Applications

    (A) An introduction to desktop publishing and Web site development with a concentration in the use of multimedia files to enhance documents. Students will learn how to manipulate graphics, generate sound and video files, and create publications by learning fundamentals of modern presentation, desktop publishing, and Web page editing software. Prerequisite: CAP 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 250 - Computer Practicum

    (A) For students who are resource assistants in computer applications courses. Prerequisites: CAP 100 or equivalent and consent of instructor. (1-2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 327 - Computer Mapping

    (S) Introduction to desktop computer mapping. Practical experience in using computer mapping techniques to create thematic maps that graphically display data. Database organization, manipulation and analysis for efficient production of publication-quality maps for communicating spatial information. Prerequisite: GRY 324. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and/or demonstrations, one two-hour laboratory. Also listed as GRY 327. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 328 - Geographic Information Systems

    (F) Desktop computer-based Geographic Information System (GIS) applications. Practical experience using GIS software to learn geographic data management, thematic mapping, basic map and database querying, as well as map creation and report writing. Prerequisite: CAP 327 or GRY 327. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and/or demonstrations, one two-hour lab. Also listed as GRY 328. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 329 - Special Topics in Computer Applications

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 330 - Advanced GIS Techniques

    (S) Planning, execution and delivery of a GIS-based project that demonstrates mastery of tools of GIS in a substantive application tailored to a field of interest. Prerequisite: CAP 328 or GRY 328. Also listed as GRY 330. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 350 - Data Base Management Systems

    (O) Developing data base applications using integrated data base management tools. Survey of data base structures and methodologies. Generation of custom reports and graphics displays. Selected advanced data base features such as screen design, macros and procedures introduced. Prerequisite: CAP 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 351 - Advanced Web Page Design

    (B) Advanced Web page design features such as tables, frames, and forms as well as interactive applications such as animation and JavaScript. Prerequisite: CAP 238 or CAP 240. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 380 - Presentation Competency

    (B) Application of communication principles and computing technologies to message design, analysis and presentation. Topics include communication process and modes, research, audience analysis, message organization and delivery strategies. Computing applications include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, databases, the Internet, and communication and presentation devices. Emphasis is on communication efficiency and effectiveness in presentations. Also listed as COM 380. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 403 - Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation using SPSS

    (O) Analysis and interpretation of data using a variety of advanced data analysis techniques for behavioral sciences and applied fields. Analysis will include multiple regression, factorial ANOVA and multivariate statistics appropriate for a variety of research designs. Emphasis is placed on application and acquiring data analysis computer skills using IBM: SPSS. Prerequisites: PSY 201, or equivalent, and CAP 100. Also listed as PSY 403. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 404 - Advanced Visual Basic Programming

    (B) Advanced aspects of programming with Visual Basic. Topics may include: Integration of MS Office components with the Visual Basic programming language, Windows API and Registry interfacing, Office technologies for the Web, and Custom Report Generation. Prerequisite: CAP 204 or permission of the CAP coordinator. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 429 - Special Topics in Computer Applications

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CAP 529 - Special Topics in Computer Applications

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Economics Department

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Economics

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    ECO 105 - Political Economy and Social Thought

    (A) Introduction to key controversies within history of economic and social thought which provide the basis for ongoing debates on role of government, private enterprise and community within capitalist economies.

    Topics include: historical overview of the rise of capitalism and the evolution of economic thought, classical liberalism and radical critiques; Great Depression and the New Deal; Neoliberalism and the modern global economy; poverty and income distribution, welfare reform, minimum wage, unemployment, class, race and gender inequality. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 4; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    ECO 110 - Principles of Macroeconomics

    (A) Principles which govern economic behavior; full employment, price stability and economic growth. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 111 - Principles of Microeconomics

    (A) Analysis of behavior of individual economic units such as households and firms, pricing of goods and services under different market structures and applications to real-world microeconomic phenomena. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 129 - Special Topics in Economics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 221 - Economic Statistics

    (B) Estimation, measurement in economic research; probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, regression, index numbers, seasonal and trend analysis. Also listed as MAT 201, PSY 201 and COM 230. Fulfills GE 1. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 222 - Mathematical Economics

    (B) Mathematical formulation of economic theories. Prerequisites: ECO 110, 111; working knowledge of college algebra. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 229 - Special Topics in Economics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 300 - Macroeconomic Theory

    (B) Analysis of factors determining national income, employment and production levels. Social accounting, comparative study of Keynesian and classical macrotheories, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. Prerequisite: ECO 110. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 301 - Economics of the Firm

    (A) Description and analysis of economics of firms, markets and competitive behavior. Stresses many microeconomic concepts discussed in context of profit and nonprofit organizations. Prerequisite: ECO 111 and ECO 222; or MAT 121 and MAT 122. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 305 - Political Economy of Globalization

    (C) Key controversies surrounding modern globalization debates: History of global capitalism; theories of modern imperialism; transnational corporations and the struggle for labor and human rights; the World Trade Organization; the International Monetary Fund and the nation state; U.S. foreign policy; and global conflict over strategic resources. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 306 - Comparative Approaches in Political Economy

    (C) Analysis of differing approaches to key issues of concern to the U.S. and other economies within the emerging global economy. Course will build on the theoretical and empirical base introduced in ECO 105, and will address themes in political economy from several vantage points. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 307 - Marxian Economics

    (C) Principles of Marxian economic analysis from Das Kapital to present. Prerequisites: ECO 105 and junior standing or consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 311 - Economic Development

    (C) Alternative roads to economic growth and development. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 312 - Economic Development of Latin America

    (C) Introduction to social, economic problems associated with process of economic development (or "underdevelopment") in Latin America from perspectives of economic history and analysis of current economic issues. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 313 - Economic Development of Asia

    (C) Overview of economic history and current economic concerns of different subregions of Asia (East, Southeast, South Asia in particular). One or more countries will be emphasized, and specific economic issues of current interest will be analyzed. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 325 - Political Economy of Women

    (C) Political economic analysis of participation and status of women in the economy. Special emphasis is placed on analyzing labor force participation rates over time, historical trends in occupational sex segregation, wage differences based on sex, and women's struggle for economic equality. Additionally, international, racial, and ethnic differences in the economic status of women are covered. Prerequisites: ECO 105 and 111. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 326 - Political Economy of Race and Class

    (C) Examines the economic, historical and institutional forces that have seriously undermined the promise of equal opportunity for all people within the U.S. Topics include: contrasting views on discrimination in the labor market; racial and ethnic conflicts in the labor movement; deindustrialization and urban poverty; current debates on race and class in America. Prerequisite: ECO 105. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 329 - Special Topics in Economics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 335 - Resource and Environmental Economics

    (C) Course explores relationship between our modern market economy and present ecological and environmental problems. Students are introduced to models of steady state and ecological economics in addition to more traditional approaches to issues of depletion (conservation) and allocation of renewable and nonrenewable resources, pollution, population and food production. Prerequisite: ECO 111. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 345 - Contemporary Public Policy Issues

    (C) Analysis of public policy issues from competing economic perspectives. Environment, minimum wage, health care and other contemporary economic issues. Suitable for majors and non-majors. Prerequisite: ECO 105 (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 352 - Finance

    (A) Fundamentals of finance emphasizing the financing, investing, and financial management decisions made by businesses. Topics include financial markets and financial analysis, time value of money, asset valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting. Prerequisite: MGT 254. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 366 - The Economics of Sport

    (B) Application of economic theory to professional and amateur sports. Topics include analysis of sports institutions, labor relations, and the role of in government in sports markets. Prerequisites: ECO 111 and ECO 221 or MAT 201 or PSY 201, or COM 230. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 383 - Labor Economics

    (C) Introduction to contemporary issues in labor relations. Topics include: modern dynamics of capitalist labor process, economic and social consequences of mechanization, wages determination, role of trade unions. Prerequisites: ECO 105 and ECO 110 or 111. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 393 - Urban Economics

    (O) Description and analysis of urban economy; urban location, land use theory; goals, processes, problems, policy in urban economic development. Prerequisites: ECO 110, 111. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 400 - Research Experience in Economics

    (A) Supervised research experience in economics or business economics. Prerequisite: Junior or senior economics or business economics majors and consent of department. H, S, U grades assigned. May be repeated once for a maximum of six credit hours. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 401 - Co-op Education/Internship in Economics

    (A) Field study program covering off-campus experiences in the area of applied economics. Open to economics majors or business economics majors only. Students must be in good academic standing and initiate the process through the Internships and Volunteer Office. Course offered on S, U grading system only. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 421 - Econometrics

    (C) Application of statistical techniques to analysis of economic data. Simple and multiple regression; structure of econometric models; distributed lags; forecasting. Prerequisite: ECO 221. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 429 - Special Topics in Economics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 431 - Money and Banking

    (C) Money and economic activity: money and capital markets; monetary, income theory; central banking; elements of international finance; public policy issues. Prerequisites: ECO 110, 111, 300, 352, or consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 441 - International Trade

    (C) Examination and discussion of why nations trade, barriers to trade, commodity composition, trade problems of developed and developing nations, selected topics. Prerequisites: ECO 111, and either ECO 105 or ECO 110. ECO 301 recommended. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 443 - International Finance

    (C) Examination and discussion of exchange rate determination and adjustment; international monetary institutions and systems, balance of payments accounts, national income determination in open economy, selected topics. Prerequisites: ECO 110, and either ECO 105 or 111. ECO 300 is recommended. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 452 - Advanced Finance

    (C) Examination and discussion of concepts introduced in ECO 352 and enhanced development of topics such as: capital budgeting, financial statement analysis, cash flow management, dividend policy, capital structure, working capital management, current asset management, mergers, acquisitions, divestiture and bankruptcy. Prerequisites: ECO 352. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 455 - Asset Markets

    (C) Analysis of stock, bond, option and commodity markets and the federal tax treatment of gains and losses. Students learn relationships between different markets, between risks and rates of return, and between level of interest rates and level of asset prices. Prerequisites: ECO 111 and 352. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ECO 482 - Labor Market Analysis

    (C) Advanced course in labor economics, including in-depth analysis of supply and demand for labor, competitive wage determination, wage differentials, labor market segmentation. Contrasting perspectives are presented. Prerequisites: ECO 111 and either 301 or 383. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Management

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    MGT 250 - Principles of Management

    (A) Management essentials of planning, organizing, staffing, controlling and leading; structure, functioning of organizations. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 253 - Principles of Marketing

    (A) Introduction to marketing system; marketing principles and practice; application of marketing techniques. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 254 - Principles of Accounting I

    (A) Introduction to basic accounting concepts and procedures. Recording transactions, adjusting entries, closing entries, preparation of financial statements, internal control procedures, accounting for merchandisers and payroll accounting. Does not fulfill requirements for economics major or minor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 255 - Principles of Accounting II

    (S) Corporate accounting, stock and bond transactions, financial statement analysis, present value theory, receivables, plant assets, intangible assets, natural resources. Does not fulfill requirements for economics major or minor. Prerequisite: MGT 254. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 265 - Business Law

    (B) Basic legal considerations in starting a business, acquiring assets, making contracts with suppliers and customers; applications in selected case studies. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 385 - Human Resource Management

    (C) Strategic role and functional responsibilities of human resource management in a multicultural society. Prerequisite: MGT 250. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 423 - Computer Applications in Economics and Management

    (B) Problem-solving oriented course using spreadsheet and statistical software to analyze and solve economics and management problems. Prerequisites: ECO 110, 111, CAP 100. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 454 - Strategic Management

    (A) Integrative study of strategic decision making in organizations. Application of economic and management concepts developed in prior course work; in addition, an intensive use of case studies will be incorporated. Prerequisites: senior status, ECO 352. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MGT 456 - Co-op Education/Internship in Management

    (A) Field study program covering off-campus experiences in area of management. Open to business economics majors only. Student is required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and obtain a job with significant responsibilities. Student must initiate the process through Career Services. S, U grades assigned. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

English Department

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 308 - Grammar and the Writing Process

    (F) Engagement in the various stages of the writing process while determining the appropriate role of grammar in the language arts curriculum through readings and practice. Diversity of language practices will be considered in a variety of texts, including world literature.  Prerequisites: ENG 203, 2.75 grade point average, junior status. Corequisites: AED 309, 341. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 309 - Participant-Observer Experience: Writing Process

    (F) A 50-hour field experience, supervised by the course instructor. Prerequisites: ENG 203, 2.75 grade point average, junior status, permission of the department. Corequisites: AED 308, 341. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 310 - Writing in Social Studies

    (A) Engagement in the various stages of the writing process while determining the appropriate role of grammar in the social studies curriculum through readings and practice. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 341 - Introduction to English Language Arts

    (F) Theoretical and methodological foundation for teaching the English Language Arts. Course goals include progress towards an integrated knowledge of constructivist learning theory, related planning and teaching practices, and development of a culturally responsive and inclusive classroom environment. Prerequisite: 2.75 grade point average. Corequisites: AED 308 and 309. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 376 - Student Teaching in English in the Middle School

    (F) Supervised student teaching in a middle school. S, U grades assigned. Prerequisites: AED 408, 409 and 441; 2.75 grade point average. Corequisites: AED 377 and 378. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 377 - Student Teaching in English in the High School

    (F) Supervised student teaching in the high school. Prerequisites: AED 408, 409 and 441; 2.75 grade point average. Corequisites: AED 376 and 378. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 378 - Student Teaching Colloquia

    (B) Seminar for reflecting upon best teaching practices and developing professional dispositions and materials. Corequisites: AED 376 and AED 377. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once a year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 408 - Teaching Writing

    (S) Instructional strategies, curriculum planning and assessment techniques for the teaching of writing in the middle and secondary schools. Prerequisites: AED 308 and AED 309 and AED 341; 2.75 grade point average. Corequisites: AED 409 and AED 441 and SPE 275. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 409 - Participant-Observer Experience: Teaching Writing

    (S) A 50-hour field experience, supervised by the course instructor. Prerequisites: AED 308 and AED 309 and AED 341; permission of the department. Corequisites: AED 408 and AED 441 and SPE 275. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 441 - Methods of Teaching Literature and Critical Literacy

    (S) Integration of the teaching of literature and critical literacy. Lesson planning, instructional strategies and teaching with educational standards are emphasized, as are theory and related strategies for helping students apply critical reading and writing skills to a range of literacy genres and levels of interpretation.  Prerequisite: AED 308 and AED 309 and 341; combined grade point average of 2.75 in adolescence education and English. Corequisite: AED 408 and AED 409 and SPE 275. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Composition

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    CPN 100 - Writing Studies I

    (A) Introduction to the study and practice of writing with an emphasis on critical reading and thinking skills. Not open to students with credit for CPN 102. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CPN 101 - Writing Studies II

    (A) Theme-based critical inquiry and research into topics and issues of public importance. Not open to students with credit for CPN 103. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in CPN 100 or 102. Fulfills: GE 10; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CPN 102 - Writing Studies in the Community I

    (A) Introduction to the study and practice of writing with an emphasis on critical reading and thinking skills. Includes 30 hours of service-learning work in the community. Not open to students with credit for CPN 100. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CPN 103 - Writing Studies in the Community II

    (A) Theme-based critical inquiry and research into topics and issues of public importance. Includes 30 hours of service-learning work in the community. Not open to students with credit for CPN 101. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in CPN 100 or 102. Fulfills: GE 10; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

English

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    ENG 200 - Introduction to Literature

    (A) Introduction to systematic study of literature. Emphasis on fiction, with attention to poetry and drama. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 201 - Introduction to Language Study

    (B) Concepts, scope, methodology of science of language. Principles of descriptive and historical linguistics. Geographical, historical, social dialects of English. Also listed as ANT 251 and COM 211. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 202 - Introduction to Fiction

    (A) Introduction to reading and analysis of short story, novella, novel. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 203 - Introduction to Poetry

    (A) Introduction to reading and analysis of poetry. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 204 - Introduction to Drama

    (B) Introduction to basics of theatrical literature. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 208 - Introduction to Film Analysis

    (B) Introduction to analysis and interpretation of cinema as an art form. Also listed as CIN 208. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or CPN 103, which may be taken concurrently. Also listed as CIN 208; Fulfills: GE 7. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 220 - Introduction to Western Literature I

    (O) Major phases of literary heritage of Western World from Classical Age to Renaissance. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 221 - Introduction to Western Literature II

    (O) Major phases of literary heritage of Western World from Enlightenment to Modern Period. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 229 - Special Topics in English

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 250 - Introduction to Jewish Authors

    (B) Introduction to Jewish themes in American literature and in translation from Yiddish. Also listed as JST 250. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 251 - Introduction to African-American Literature

    (A) Survey of African-American literature: representative novels, poetry, drama from various time periods. Also listed as AAS 251. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 252 - Introduction to Modern American Multicultural Literature

    (O) Introduction to prose, poetry and drama that reflects the diverse ethnic, cultural and social worlds of North America and the Caribbean today.   Fulfills: GE 11; LASR; PRES. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 254 - Introduction to American Working-Class Literature

    (C) Study of representations of class and labor in American literature and culture. Prerequisite: CPN 100 or 102. CPN 101 or 103 may be taken concurrently. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 256 - Introduction to American Indian Literature

    (C) Introduction to "Native American" culture through analytical appreciation of its oral and written literature. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 257 - Introduction to Irish Literature

    (O) Introduction to Irish writers and their themes. Readings include some translations from Irish to English. Poetry, fiction and drama will be included. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 258 - Irish Women Writers

    (C) Introduction to the work of Ireland's women writers in all three genres: drama, poetry and fiction. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103, which may be taken concurrently. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 260 - Literature of Sports

    (O) Philosophical, psychological, sociological ideas and problems associated with growing emphasis on sport in modern life. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 261 - Introduction to Women in Literature

    (B) Study of literary portrayal of women by female and male authors of different periods and nationalities. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 262 - War in Literature

    (O) Literary portrayal of war in Western literature from antiquity to present. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 263 - Ethical Issues in Literature

    (O) Issues concerning moral and social law as reflected in the literature of various western cultures and historical backgrounds. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 278 - Introduction to Film and Short Fiction

    (O) Introduction to analysis, interpretation of films and short fiction through study of selected short stories, novelettes, film scripts, films. Also listed as CIN 278. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 280 - Introduction to Mythology and the Bible

    (O) Survey of major characters and events in classical mythology and the Bible. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. Notes: Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 302 - Writing About Literature

    (A) Strategies for writing about fiction, poetry and drama. Introduction to various critical perspectives for contextualizing literature. Emphasis on understanding, summarizing, evaluating, and synthesizing critical arguments. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 305 - Film Criticism

    (O) Close study of a number of selected films, domestic and foreign, from aesthetic, technical perspectives. Extensive writing of reviews, critiques aimed at different media. High level of writing proficiency expected. Consent of instructor. Also listed as CIN 305. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 306 - Advanced Writing Workshop

    (A) Advanced writing course focusing on genres of literary nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and modes of exposition and argument. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 307 - New Media Literacies and ELA

    (B) Employment of a variety of computer applications and Web-based communication tools, production and evaluation of new media, and study of pedagogical and disciplinary issues that inform new literacy practices for English language arts (ELA) classrooms.

      Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    ENG 325 - American Literature Before 1900

    (A) Representative works of major writers of the Puritan Age, the Age of Reason, the Romantic Age, and the Age of Realism and Regionalism. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 326 - American Literature Since 1900

    (A) Representative works of major writers of the Age of Naturalism, the Age of Modernism and the Postmodern Age. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 329 - Special Topics in English

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355, or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 352 - Early African-American Literature

    (O) African-American writing before World War II. Emphasis on critical reactions, analysis. Slave narrative, autobiography, rhetoric, fiction, poetry included. Prerequisite: AAS 251 or ENG 251. Also listed as AAS 352. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 355 - Major Figures in British Literature to 1780

    (A) From Chaucer to the Romantics, including Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Dryden, Swift, Pope, Fielding. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355, or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 356 - Major Figures in British Literature 1780-Present

    (A) From Blake to the present including such writers as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Browning, Hardy, Yeats, Joyce, Woolf, Auden. Prerequisite: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 373 - Literature for Children

    (A) Understanding, critical appreciation of books for elementary school pupils. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 374 - Literature for Adolescence

    (B) Critical study, examination and evaluation of literature written specifically for and about adolescents, including texts from a variety of cultures, female authors and authors of color. Methods and strategies for teaching, assessing and encouraging adolescent reading. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. Notes: For non-majors, successful completion of a 200-level English course is prerequisite to all 300- and 400-level courses. For English and adolescence education majors, three credit hours in ENG 325, 326, 355 or 356 are prerequisite to 400-level literature courses. Specific prerequisites to professional writing courses are listed with catalog course descriptions. Successful completion of CPN 100 or CPN 102 is prerequisite to all courses in English. CPN 101 or CPN 103 may be taken concurrently with any 200-level literature course. For English and adolescence education majors, ENG 203 is a prerequisite for 300-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 402 - Grammar

    (B) Intensive study of grammar, focusing on phonology, morphology and syntax; understanding of language acquisition; and development of instructional strategies. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 407 - Study of English Language

    (S) Study of language and literacy acquisition and development; diversity in language use, historical and social influences on language, and second language and bilingual learning. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 411 - World Literature

    (B) Survey of the writing of world literature from the beginning to the present day. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 417 - American Literature 1820-1865

    (O) Studies in American literature and culture of the Romantic age. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 418 - American Literature 1865-1914

    (O) Studies in American literature and culture from the Civil War to World War I. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 419 - American Literature 1914-1945

    (O) Studies in American literature and culture during the period between World War I and World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 421 - African-American Autobiography

    (O) Autobiographical narratives of Douglass, Washington, Hughes, Wright, Baldwin, Malcolm X, Moody, Angelou. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 422 - American Women Writers

    (O) Representative works from the late 18th century to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 423 - Post-1945 American Literature

    (O) Studies in post-World War II American literature and culture. May treat a significant movement such as postmodernism. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 425 - African-American Women Novelists

    (O) Study of African-American women's tradition in American literature. Focus on the representative works of Wilson, Harper, Hurston, Larson, Petry, Morrison, Naylor, Walker. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Also listed as AAS 425. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 429 - Special Topics in English

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 430 - Authors, Movements, Scenes

    (O) Intensive study of the work of one or two major authors or a literary movement with emphasis on cultural and historical contexts. May be repeated once for course credit as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 431 - Arthurian Literature

    (O) Studies in the medieval tales of King Arthur and his knights with primary emphasis on the literature from the British Isles. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 432 - Topics in Medieval Literature

    (O) Studies in medieval English literature dealing with such issues as the role of women, drama and culture, romance or epic. May focus on major genres, themes or authors. May be repeated twice as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 433 - Shakespeare

    (A) Dramatic effectiveness, structure, characterization and poetry in selected group of Shakespeare plays. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 438 - Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Prose

    (C) Literature of the late Renaissance, 1590-1660; selected works of metaphysical (Donne, Herbert, Vaughan) and/or cavalier (Jonson, Herrick, Marvell) writers and their contemporaries. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 440 - The Age of Satire

    (O) Restoration and Augustan prose, poetry, drama; Dryden, Swift, Pope and their contemporaries with attention to precursors and subsequent developments. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 442 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama

    (O) Drama written and performed in England from 1660 to 1800. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 445 - The Romantic Age

    (O) Major writers of the Romantic period of England. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 455 - The English Novel to 1900

    (O) From the beginnings to 1900. Prerequisites: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 456 - Modern Irish Drama

    (O) Representative works of selected modern Irish playwrights such as Synge, Yeats, O'Casey, Johnston, Carroll, Beckett, Behan, Friel and Murphy. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 457 - Modern Irish Fiction

    (O) Representative works of selected modern Irish novelists and short-story writers, for example: Moore, O'Kelly, Stephens, Joyce, O'Connor, O'Faolain, Murdoch, Trevor. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 458 - Modern Irish Poetry

    (O) Representative works of selected modern Irish poets, such as Yeats, Heaney, Boland and McGuckian. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 470 - Modern British Poetry

    (O) Poetry since 1890 written in England and Ireland. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 471 - The Modern English Novel

    (O) Important English novels since 1900. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 475 - American Multicultural Literature

    (C) Close readings of representative texts by major 20th century American writers of color. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Also listed as AAS 470. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 477 - Contemporary Literature

    (C) Close readings of contemporary anglophone and global literature in translation, including prose, film, poetry and/or drama. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 480 - Studies in Critical Theory

    (C) Topics in literary and cultural theory. May be repeated once for course credit as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 481 - Genre Studies

    (O) Topics in the study of literary genres. May be repeated once for course credit as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 498 - Independent Study

    (O) Prerequisites: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356; and approval of English Department Honors Committee. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 499 - Senior Thesis

    (O) Prerequisites: ENG 325 or 326 or 355 or 356; completion of at least three credit hours in honors studies; approval of English Department Honors Committee. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 500 - Old English

    (O) Phonemic and grammatical structures of Old English; translation and analyses of selected West-Saxon tests; general background reading in history of English language, major trends in Old English literature. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 506 - Computers and the Study of English

    (B) Introduces graduate students, particularly students who plan to teach or are currently teaching English at middle school, secondary school, or adult levels, to computer tools and environments that complement the study of literature, language, rhetoric, and composition. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 529 - Special Topics in English

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 530 - Chaucer

    (O) Poetry of Chaucer in Middle English; emphasis upon literary rather than linguistic aspect of his work. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 538 - Studies in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

    (O) Intensive study of a few authors or literary movement from roughly 1600 to 1660. May be repeated once as the subtitle changes for a maximum of six credit hours. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 539 - Milton

    (O) Poetry and prose. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 547 - 19th Century British Women Writers

    (O) Course will focus on the British women writers of the 19th century, with attention to the genres of the era — novel, poetry, essay. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credit hours of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 548 - Studies in British Literature 1950-Present

    (O) Study of selected author(s), theme, genre or movement of the period. May be repeated as subtitle changes for a maximum of six credit hours. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENG 549 - Studies in Irish Literature

    (O) Intensive study of a few authors or of literary movements in Irish literature, such as the Irish Renaissance. May be repeated once as the subtitle changes for a maximum of six credit hours. Notes: CPN 100 or 102 and CPN 101 or 103 and nine credits of literature, including one course at the 400 level, and junior, senior or graduate status are prerequisite to 500-level literature courses. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

English - Professional Writing

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    PWR 210 - Writing in the Digital Age

    (B) Introduction to the relationship between traditional conceptions of writing and contemporary theories and practices of new media. Success in the course requires basic proficiency in word processing (i.e. Word, Text Edit, Word Pad) and the use of an Internet browser (i.e. Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer). Three lecture hours and a two-hour lab. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: GE 12. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 212 - Writing Fiction

    (C) In a workshop environment, students practice writing skills with an emphasis on the short story. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 213 - Writing Poetry

    (B) In a workshop environment, students will practice techniques and strategies for making poetry a personal form of discourse. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 295 - Introduction to Professional Writing

    (B) Introduces students to the principles of writing in a range of professional genres and presents options that they may pursue in future course work and careers. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 315 - Writing Creative Non-Fiction

    (O) Workshop-based study of creative nonfiction with focus on topical subtitles such as nature writing, travel writing, memoir, etc., from the point of view of the writer. Focus changes with subtitle. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: GE 8. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 323 - Writing Children's Literature

    (O) Writing and illustrating children's literature. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 324 - Grant Writing

    (O) The practice of proposal writing and the political and social aspects of "grantmanship." Students identify sources of funding, do research to support their proposals and address specific audience interests. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 340 - Writing Sports Literature

    (C) Students examine the literature of sports and compose expository essays on the subject of sports. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 393 - Technical Writing

    (B) Strategies for effective technical communication across a range of media, documents and industries. Also introduces students to the discipline and profession of technical communication, a field involving the communication of technical information, processes, illustrations, and concepts between experts and a variety of audiences. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 395 - Revising and Editing

    (B) Students will examine theories of revising and editing. In workshops students will learn strategies for revision, effective editing and proofreading. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 397 - Writing for Online Publication

    (B) Writing for a general Internet audience, conducting on-line research, editing work for publication, and collaborating with other students to produce multimedia content for the international, student-authored Web magazine on campus. Prereqisite: CPN 101 or 103. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PWR 398 - Business Writing

    (C) Principles of effective communication, focusing on how to choose appropriate organizational plans for a variety of messages, how to write from a "you" perspective and understand audience psychology, and how to format messages for effective visual impact. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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Environmental and Outdoor Education, Center for

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Other Courses

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    EST 129 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EST 229 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EST 329 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EST 429 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EST 529 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Environmental Science

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    ENS 486 - Seminar in Environmental Science

    (S) Directed readings, library research and discussion of contemporary environmental problems with emphasis on their scientific and social aspects. Required for environmental science concentration; open to senior science majors; others by permission of instructor. Also listed as EST 486. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ENS 487 - Environmental Science Internship

    (A) Project-oriented internship with a government agency, industry, other private or public enterprise, or faculty member. Supervised application of science knowledge and skills to an environmental issue, project or study. Prerequisites: junior or senior status in environmental science concentration, consent of environmental science coordinator. Fulfills: LASR. (3-12 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Foundations and Social Advocacy Department

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Education

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    EDU 471 - Foundations of Modern Education

    (A) Social, historical and philosophical issues in education. Emphasis on critical analysis of educational reforms, movements and practices. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 552 - Gender Issues in Education

    (F) Seminar integrating recent scholarship on women and women’s ways of knowing into a broader study of gender issues in education, including socialization of men and women through education; socialization of women and men teachers and administrators and the costs and benefits of these structures for men and women. The course will focus on application of these issues to policy and practice in education today. Prerequisite: Junior, senior or graduate level; education methods course. Consent of instructor. Also listed as WST 552. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Foundations and Social Advocacy

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    FSA 101 - Introduction to Urban Education

    (A) Micro issues that occur in urban schools and communities and macro issues that occur in the broader educational system and U.S. society. How these issues impact education in urban contexts from anthropological, economic, educational, historical, political and sociological perspectives. Combines field experiences in urban schools with related readings. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 103 - Gender, Race and Class Issues in Education

    (A) Examines prejudice and discrimination (on the basis of class, race, gender and disability) as these are institutionalized by schools, both in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 210 - Principles of Inclusive Education

    (F) Current best practices for inclusive education will be examined and students develop an understanding of their own philosophy of inclusive education. Taken with 25-hour field experience FSA 211. Prerequisites: FSA 101 and 103 which may be taken concurrently. Corequisite: FSA 211 (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 211 - Inclusive Education Field Experience

    (F) Twenty-five-hour field experience in an inclusive classroom. Prerequisites: FSA 101 and 103 which may be taken concurrently. Corequisite: FSA 210. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 250 - Foundations of Peace Education

    (B) Incorporates issues of social justice, inequality and perspectives on peace to explore the role of educational practices in the perpetuation and mitigation of threats of violence. Provides a framework for understanding the need for, obstacles to, and implications of peaceful practices. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 280 - Perspectives on Disabilities: The Child, Family, School and Community

    (S) Introductory course to assist inclusive education majors to develop a deeper understanding of the child with a disability and his/her family at home and in the school and community. Prerequisites: FSA 210 and 211. Corequisite: FSA 281. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 281 - Perspectives Field Experience

    (S) Twenty-five-hour field experience with a child who has a disability in the home, school and community. Prerequisites: FSA 210 and 211. Corequisite: FSA 280. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 400 - Foundations of Education: The School in American Society

    (A) Investigation of foundations of American educational system. Readings and discussion designed to enable students to reason, speak and write about purposes and practices of American education. Prerequisite: LIT 371, or FSA 280 and 281. Open to juniors and seniors. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 410 - Inclusive Education Pedagogy

    (F) Inclusive education pedagogy in an urban context at the childhood level (grades 1-6). Prerequisites: FSA 280, 281 and 430. Corequisites: FSA 420, 436, LIT 310 and 311. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 420 - Inclusive Education Field Seminar

    (F) Seventy-five-hour field experience in an inclusive urban classroom (grades 1-6). Prerequisites: FSA 280, 281 and 430. Corequisites: FSA 410, 436, LIT 310 and 311. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 430 - Assistive and Adaptive Technology

    (S) Principles and application of Universal Design and augmentative/assistive technology for students with disabilities. Prerequisites: FSA 280 and 281 which may be taken concurrently with FSA 430. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 436 - Assessment and Instruction of Learners with Special Needs

    (A) Identification and instruction of children with special needs. Directed field experiences to implement methods and practices applicable to all students in an inclusive environment. Prerequisites: FSA 280, 281 and 430. Corequisites: FSA 410, 420, LIT 310 and 311. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 490 - Student Teaching 1

    (A) Supervised student teaching in an elementary classroom. Prerequisites: FSA 410, 420, 430, 436. Corequisites: FSA 491, 492. Minimum overall GPA 2.7 (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 491 - Student Teaching II

    (A) Supervised student teaching in an elementary classroom. Prerequisites: FSA 410, 420, 430, 436. Corequisites: FSA 490 and 492. Minimum overall GPA 2.7 (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 492 - Seminar in Student Teaching

    (A) Discussion and analysis of issues related to student teaching in inclusive classrooms. Taken concurrently with student teaching. Prerequisites: FSA 410, 420, 430, 436. Corequisites: FSA 490, 491. Minimum overall GPA 2.7 (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 499 - Independent Study

    (A) A supervised independent study of foundations of education or special education. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Consent of department is required. S, U grades assigned. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 505 - Sociology of Education

    (C) Exploration of issues and theoretical and empirical understandings for the relationship between schooling and society. Also listed as SOC 505. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 515 - Introduction to Disability Studies in Education

    (A) Examines the lives of people with disabilities from a social, historical and cultural perspective to understand their experiences as individuals in society. In-depth study of educational issues such as inclusion, access to higher education and the social construct of intelligence in society. Course meets all autism-related SED teacher education certification requirements. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FSA 525 - Teaching the Inner City Child

    (A) Issues related to teaching in high-need urban schools: roles of culture and context in teacher-student relationships; impact of social structures such as race and class on student achievement; how teaching in urban contexts is different; and effective practices in urban schools. Also listed as AAS 581. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Special Education

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    FSA 510 - Teaching the Special Education Learner in the General Education Classroom

    (A) This course provides a knowledge of special education to teachers who are seeking to accommodate students with disabilities more effectively in their classrooms and schools. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SPE 270 - Introduction to Special Education

    (A) Course meets all SED teacher certification requirements for childhood and early childhood education teachers to teach students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Introductory course for students in the Teaching Students with Disabilities in Childhood Education Program, intended to orient general education and special education pre-service teachers to special education, the characteristics of students with special needs, strategies to work effectively with diverse student populations, and techniques for forming partnerships with each other and other professionals and parents. Prerequisites: PSY 231 or 332. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SPE 275 - Teaching Students with Disabilities in Adolescence Classrooms

    (A) This course provides an overview of the special education process with state and federal laws and guidelines, effective practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration with peers in secondary school settings, individualizing instruction, applying principles of positive behavioral analysis and interventions to address student and classroom management needs, and identification and remediation of disabilities using a social model of disability. A 15-hour field experience is required that is embedded in the associated methods course. Corequisite: AED 300 or AED 392 or AED 409 or AED 443 or EDU 498. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Study Abroad

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    SAB 550 - Education Institute in Western Belize

    (M) This study abroad course will provide students with the opportunity to engage in cross-cultural collaboration with Belizean educators in order to examine and share best practices in education applied toward the study of the environment and cultures. Through experiential learning tasks, the student will explore and develop an understanding of ancient Mayan civilization, archeology, conservation, the rainforest and eco-tourism. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Other Courses

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    INT 270 - Exploring Education

    (A) Introduction to education and teaching through the perspectives of a variety of disciplines such as psychology, history, sociology, philosophy and political science. Open to students in all major fields. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Geography Department

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Geography

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    GRY 110 - Physical Geography

    (C) Patterns of physical elements of landscape and atmosphere, their interrelations, how they differ from place to place. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: GRY 110, 120 or 125 meet the prerequisite of "introductory geography." (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 120 - Cultural Geography

    (A) Comparative study of cultures in their geographic setting and their response to modern world interdependence and problems of food, population, development. Fulfills: GE 6; LASR. Notes: GRY 110, 120 or 125 meet the prerequisite of "introductory geography." (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 125 - Human Geography and Global Development

    (A) A spatial study of race, class and gender relations in the context of contrasting cultures, and the role the relations play in global development — social, political and economic. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 6; LASR. Notes: GRY 110, 120 or 125 meet the prerequisite of "introductory geography." (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 129 - Special Topics in Geography

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 215 - Geography of Travel and Tourism

    (C) The spatial analysis of international travel and tourism. The use of such geographical techniques as mapping and quantitative analysis to describe and predict the origins and destinations of the world's tourists. The study of physical and cultural landscapes as major tourism resources in countries around the world. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 221 - Social Geography

    (B) Geographical analysis of social groups, institutions in United States. Emphasis upon spatial qualities of cultural and social assimilation process experienced by racial and ethnic minorities. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 229 - Special Topics in Geography

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 240 - Economic Geography

    (F) Spatial analysis of production, transportation, market destination of commodities. Introduction to the use of computer-assisted location-analysis techniques. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 250 - Urban Geography

    (B) Factors in establishment, growth of urban places; analysis of function, internal patterns, hinterland interrelationships; urban land use, problems of clustered settlements. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 260 - Geography and Film

    (O) Select problems in cultural geography as exhibited through film. May be repeated with different subtitle: Social Geography of England, Comparative Cultural Geographies — India and Brazil, Race Issues in Southern Africa. Also listed as AAS 260. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 301 - Science, Human Affairs and the Environment

    (S) Examination of origins, evolution and significance of Greenhouse Theory of climate change. Investigation of other theories advanced to account for climate shifts. Evaluation of evidence suggesting a climatic warming of unprecedented magnitude is under way and that anthropogenic increase in greenhouse gasses is responsible. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 315 - Ecotourism

    (S-C) A global and local analysis of the physical environment as a tourism development resource. An examination of such natural systems as the rain forest, ocean and desert as tourism resources and the environmental impact of tourism on the viability of these niches. Regional and local studies of the environment as a basis for tourism development will be drawn from Amazonia, East Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and North America. Also listed as REC 315. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 324 - Introduction to Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

    (A) Principles and methods of spatial data collection, processing, analysis and display. Introduction to cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Prerequisite: CAP 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 326 - Computer Graphics

    (S-C) Introduction to computer graphics. Development, use of original commercial programming to produce two- and three-dimensional images on the department's graphics terminal, plotter and line printer. Emphasis upon skills used in cartography, business and the sciences. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 327 - Computer Mapping

    (S) Introduction to desktop computer mapping. Practical experience in using computer mapping techniques to create thematic maps that graphically display data. Database organization, manipulation and analysis for efficient production of publication-quality maps for communicating spatial information. Prerequisite: GRY 324. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and/or demonstrations, one two-hour laboratory. Also listed as CAP 327. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 328 - Geographic Information Systems

    (F) Desktop computer-based Geographic Information System (GIS) applications. Practical experience using GIS software to learn geographic data management, thematic mapping, basic map and database querying, as well as map creation and report writing. Prerequisite: CAP 327 or GRY 327. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and/or demonstrations, one two-hour lab. Also listed as CAP 328. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 329 - Special Topics in Geography

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 330 - Advanced GIS Techniques

    (S) Planning, execution and delivery of a GIS-based project that demonstrates mastery of tools of GIS in a substantive application tailored to a field of interest. Prerequisite: CAP 328 or GRY 328. Also listed as CAP 330. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 331 - Global Position System Technology

    (B) Introduction to GPS technology for the collection and integration of spatial and nonspatial data within a geographic information system (GIS) framework. Prerequisite: GRY 324 and either GRY 327 or CAP 327. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 334 - Historical Geographic Information Systems

    (B) Overview of the use of GIS to facilitate empirical research on the history of land use, the development of spatial economies and the visualization of past landscapes and landscape change. Prerequisite: GRY 324 and either GRY 327 or CAP 327. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 337 - Programming in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    (B) Application of computer programming principles to Geographic Information System (GIS) environments. Mastery of GIS-related computer programming languages including ArcObjects. Prerequisite: GRY 324 and either GRY 327 or CAP 327. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 370 - Will the World Provide? A Research Experience for Students

    (F-C) This course provides a science, technology, and society (STS) research experience for students. Through class, group and individual projects, students develop and pursue a research question, investigate resources and reach a set of comprehensive conclusions on one of the following global resource topics: air, water, minerals, agriculture, energy, forestry, fisheries and wildlife. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 12. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 400 - Geographical Analysis

    (F) Application of quantitative techniques to solution of geographical problems. Included are the study of point pattern analysis, geographical sampling, a real association and ecological analysis. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 415 - Tourism Planning and Development

    (F-C) The spatial analysis of tourism as a component of economic development. A regional comparison of the marketing of tourism resources in the developed and less developed countries of the world. Examination of the resources necessary for the development of tourism and an analysis of the economic and environmental impact on a location as a result of marketing those resources. Also listed as REC 415. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 425 - Geography in the Classroom

    (S-C) Application of geography's principles, themes and learning outcomes to the classroom setting. Study and application of national and New York State learning standards in geography to the K-12 classroom. Illustration of successful teaching models and evaluation instruments in geography and global studies. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 429 - Special Topics in Geography

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 440 - Seminar in Geography

    (S) Approaches, techniques of geographic analysis. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 470 - Resource Geography

    (C) Analysis of relationship of resources (human and natural) to man, human evaluations of geographic space and environmental quality, management of environmental quality in context of a contemporary world. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 480 - United States

    (C) Topical, regional analysis focusing on interrelationships of cultural, economic and physical patterns and problems. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 481 - Geography of New York State

    (O) Human, natural resources. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 482 - The Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean

    (B) Regional description and analysis of the human and physical landscape of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Geographical analysis of the region's politics, culture and economy with a particular focus on the role of tourism in the development of its economy. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 484 - Geography of Europe

    (C) Regional study: major problems of physical, cultural landscape of Europe. Industry, commerce, agriculture. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 485 - Africa, South of the Sahara

    (C) Cultural, political factors and relationship to past and present population patterns. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 486 - Monsoon Asia

    (S-C) Topical, regional analysis of cultural, physical environments — Japan to India. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 495 - Independent Study in Geography

    (O) Independent research in selected geographic problems. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (3 or 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 499 - Internship in Applied Geography

    (O) Internship with a local government agency or business. Supervised application of statistical, cartographic and locational skills. Prerequisites: GRY 400, 440; consent of department. S, U grades are assigned. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 520 - Maps in the Classroom

    (B) Classroom-laboratory approach to map use for students and teachers. Formal study of map elements. Map reading, interpretation. Classroom map exercises, their design, use. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 524 - GIS in the K-12 Classroom

    (B) Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology as a medium for delivering instruction and a tool for enhancing the analysis of geographic information in the K-12 classroom. Use of ArcView or ArcMap software. Creation of learning modules that address New York State learning standards. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 529 - Special Topics in Geography

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 545 - Teaching Geography Through Film

    (M) Investigates the use of film as a powerful medium for teaching K-12 students about the world. Explores how the strong visual imagery and effective power of film can support other modes of instruction. Film resources will include feature films, documentaries, short fiction films and music videos. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in Summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 580 - Historical Geography of North America

    (B) This course takes an interdisciplinary approach in examining 500 years of geographical history on the North American continent.

    Using secondary and primary source materials, it looks at the evolving human and cultural geography of North America from the first few insecure European "points of attachment," to permanent colonies, expanding empires, transcontinental nations, and finally a macroculture of global impact in the 21st century.

    It examines the changing economic and technological conditions, the clash of cultures — European, Native American and African — and the historical and geographical processes of environmental and landscape change that accompanied these transformations. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    GRY 581 - Teaching the Geography of New York State

    (B) Topical, regional analysis focusing on interrelationships of cultural, economic and physical patterns and processes of New York state. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 585 - Teaching the Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa

    (B) Topical, regional analysis focusing on interrelationships of cultural, economic and physical patterns and processes of Sub-Saharan Africa. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GRY 595 - Independent Study in Geography

    (O) Independent research in selected geographic problems. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (3 or 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/teaching experience. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 442 - Methods I: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (GLY)

    (S) The course examines history and foundations of education, especially science education; explores disciplinary models and their application to classroom management; examines tools for measurement and evaluation of performance and achievement of diverse learners; develops criteria for curriculum development and lesson planning aligned with state and national standards; examines federal and state laws governing education of students with disabilities; develops strategies for collaborating with administrators, faculty, staff, parents/guardians, and community members. Includes 25 hours of field experience in middle or secondary schools. Open only to majors who have been formally admitted to adolescence education: biology, chemistry, earth science or physics. Prerequisites: PSY 232 and AED 391. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 443 - Methods II: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (GLY)

    (F) Introduction to aspects of teaching laboratory-based science to a diverse population of students through the development of a course syllabus, a comprehensive plan for laboratory safety, and lesson/unit plans that incorporate technology and align with state and national learning standards and state science core curriculum guides.

    The course will conclude with a discussion of the importance of continued self-reflection and professional growth and development. Twenty-five hours of field experience in middle and secondary schools, with 15 of the twenty-five hours devoted to working with students with disabilities. Prerequisite: AED 442; corequisites: AED 444 and SPE 275. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    AED 444 - Laboratory Practicum (GLY)

    (A) Opportunity to work with an experienced teacher in the planning, preparation and implementation of laboratory exercises in an introductory, college-level lab course through one-on-one and small group activities. Fulfills 25 hours of field experience requirement. Corequisite: AED 443. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 445 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Education - Science (GLY)

    (A) Full-time supervised student teaching in two public school placements: one, eight-week placement at the seventh or eighth grade level and one, eight-week placement at the ninth, tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade level. A discipline-specific student teaching seminar is held on campus once during the semester. Prerequisites: PSY 232; AED 443 and 444. See major department for eligibility criteria. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (14 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Geology

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    GLY 118 - Laboratory in Earth Science

    (A) Identification and classification of common geologic materials; use, compilation and interpretation of topographic and weather maps; demonstrations, computations and problem solving. Two-hour session weekly. Fulfills education program laboratory requirement. Prerequisite: Concurrent or following a nonlaboratory introductory earth science/geology course. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 129 - Special Topics in Geology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 160 - Environmental Geology

    (A) Integrated study of physical resources, processes of land, ocean, atmosphere, in terms of man-environment relationship. Not open to geology majors or those having credit for GLY 171 or 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three one-hour lectures and/or demonstrations. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 171 - Earth Science

    (A) Basic concepts and principles of geology, meteorology and oceanography. Not open to geography, mathematics or science majors or to students with credit for GLY 160 or 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 172 - Earth History

    (A) Origin and historical development of the Earth and life based on geologic and paleontologic evidence. Not open to students with credit for GLY 262 or majors in geography, mathematics or science. Prerequisite: GLY 171. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 229 - Special Topics in Geology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 261 - Physical Geology

    (A) Principles of physical geology. Earth materials, intracrustal forces and products, agents of gradation and their physiographic expression. Laboratory study includes minerals, rocks, topographic and geologic maps, simple geologic structures. Primarily for science, math and geography majors. Not open to students with credit for GLY 160 or 171. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory, field trips. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 262 - Historical Geology

    (S) Study of the changes of Earth and life through geologic time. Evolution of the continents, ocean basins and major life forms throughout Earth's history with an emphasis on stratigraphic and fossil record. Not open to students with credit for GLY 172. Prerequisite: GLY 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory, student presentations, required field trip. Fulfills: GE 2 and GE 13; LASR; PRES. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 281 - Data Analysis in Natural Science

    (F) Analysis and interpretation of geologic and biologic data using modern quantitative techniques with discipline-specific applications. Basis methodologies and interpretation of descriptive, comparative and classificatory statistics. Topics include sampling, probability, univariate and bivariate analysis. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two one-hour lectures, one two-hour laboratory. Not open to students with credit for MAT/PSY 201, ECO 221 or COM 230. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 301 - Mineralogy

    (F) Principles of physical and optical crystallography and crystal chemistry; descriptive mineralogy; identification of minerals using physical, chemical and optical methods. Prerequisite: GLY 261, CHE 221. GLY 301 and CHE 221 may be taken concurrently. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lecture hours and a three-hour laboratory; required all-day field trip. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 302 - Petrology

    (S) Petrogenesis of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks; description, classification and interpretation based on hand specimens and thin-sections. Prerequisite: GLY 301. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lecture hours and a three-hour laboratory; required all-day field trip. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 329 - Special Topics in Geology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 363 - Invertebrate Paleontology

    (S) Important invertebrates in fossil record. Laboratory study of morphology, identification and preparation procedures. Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory, required field trip. Prerequisite: GLY 172 or 262. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 367 - Geomorphology

    (F) Processes of glaciers, rivers, mass wasting, wind and weathering, and their resulting landforms. Methods of geomorphic analysis and the evolution of landscapes. Prerequisite: GLY 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory, field trips. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 371 - Meteorology

    (S) Atmospheric processes, weather and climate. Application to weather forecasting, severe weather phenomena, atmospheric pollution and global climate change. Prerequisite: Six credit hours of mathematics or science. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 396 - Aqueous Geochemistry

    (S) Detection, analysis, distribution, significance of chemical elements in soils, rocks, water, organic matter. Prerequisites: GLY 301 and CHE 221, 222. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two one-hour lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 397 - Physical Oceanography

    (S) Physical features of the ocean; origin of ocean basins; waves; currents and tides; shoreline processes; ocean sediments; effect on world climates and environmental problems. Prerequisites: Six credit hours of mathematics or science. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lecture hours per week. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 400 - Supplemental Field Studies

    (A) Extended field study or field trips designed to complement classroom instruction. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 410 - Hydrogeology

    (F) Examination of the source, distribution, movement and disturbance of surface, vadose zone and groundwater in a geologic and environmental context. Includes aquifer testing, watershed hydrology and some advanced groundwater and water quality modeling. Field trips to well fields, treatment facilities and a local watershed. Prerequisite: GLY 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures and one laboratory/field trip session. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 429 - Special Topics in Geology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 430 - Field Hydrology

    (M) Methods used in the characterization of the quantity, quality and flow characteristics of surface, vadose zone and groundwater. Field projects with local streams, wetlands and aquifers, and field trips to active research sites in the Catskill and Adirondack region. Prerequisites: GLY 261 and junior status or permission of instructor. (2-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 469 - Structural Geology

    (S) Deformation of rocks and the resulting structures, including stress and strain, faults, folds and rock fabrics. Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. One required field trip. Prerequisite: GLY 301. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 471 - Stratigraphy

    (F) Principles of correlation, nomenclature, facies interpretation, classification of sedimentary rock units. Laboratory methods of facies and correlation analysis. Prerequisites: GLY 262 and GLY 302. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory, required weekend field trip. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 476 - Geologic Field Methods

    (M) Instruments and methods of basic geologic fieldwork: measurement and description of stratigraphic sections; use of survey instrumentation and GPS; elementary bedrock mapping. Compilation of stratigraphic sections, geologic maps and structure sections. Taught at the Brauer Education Center beginning in late May. Can be taken as a three-week course for three credit hours or as a four-week course for four credit hours. Prerequisite: GLY 302. Fulfills: LASR. (3-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 481 - Field Geology

    (M) Intensive study of field methods and techniques; reconnaissance and detailed areal geology mapping; preparation of geologic maps and sections. Offered summers at the Brauer Education Center. Prerequisites: GLY 302, GLY 469, junior standing. Fulfills: LASR. (5-6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 487 - Internship in Applied Geology

    (A) A project-oriented internship with a government agency, industry, or other private or public enterprise, supervised application of geologic skills and knowledge. Prerequisites: Consent of department. (3-12 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 494 - Geology Laboratory Experience

    (A) Service as assistant in laboratory sections of a geology course. Includes meetings with course instructor, advanced preparation for lab meetings, weekly attendance in the laboratory section while serving as instructional assistant in laboratory activities. May be taken twice for credit. Can not be applied to any state teacher education requirement. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 499 - Independent Investigations

    (A) Independent study or research by an individual student on a special topic under the direction of a faculty member. A prospectus for the work is required in advance of registration. May be taken up to four times for credit. H, S, U grades are assigned. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 529 - Special Topics in Geology

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 550 - Geology of New York State

    (M) Geologic history of New York State as interpreted from the rock record. Special emphasis on: Paleozoic stratigraphy and depositional environments; metamorphism, magmatism and deformation of the Adirondack and Hudson Highlands; Grenville, Taconic, Acadian, and Alleghanian orogenic events; Pleistocene continental glaciation. One all-day Saturday field trip required. Prerequisite: GLY 261 or equivalent. Lecture/Lab Hours: Seven-and-a-half lecture hours per week; four weeks. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 560 - Thermodynamics and Isotopes in Geology

    (O) Application of selected chemical principles (thermodynamics, phase equilibria, light stable isotope systematics, radiometric dating techniques) in the study of geologic problems. Prerequisites: GLY 261; CHE 221 and CHE 222. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 563 - Advanced Studies in Paleontology

    (O) Examination of paleontological theory through reading scientific papers and study of fossil specimens. Subtitles may include: Mass extinctions, paleoecology biostratigraphy. Prerequisite: GLY 363. Lecture/Lab Hours: One three-hour lecture and/or discussion. May be repeated as subtitle changes. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 570 - Plate Tectonics

    (O) Examination of the theory of plate tectonics, including critique of refereed scientific papers. Topics include geometry and driving forces of plate motions, and the geological and geophysical implications. Prerequisites: GLY 261 and twelve credit hours of geology, biology, chemistry and/or physics at the 300 level or above. Lecture/Lab Hours: One three-hour lecture/discussion. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 573 - History of Geology

    (O) Development, evolution of major concepts in geological sciences. Read peer-review scientific articles; class presentation, research paper. Prerequisite: GLY 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three lectures per week. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 576 - Glacial Geology

    (C) Glacial processes, landforms and deposits; Quaternary chronologies and dating methods; analysis and interpretation of glacial sediments and sequences. Emphasis on glaciation of New York State. Prerequisite: GLY 261. Lecture/Lab Hours: One two-hour lecture, one two-hour laboratory, field trips. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 579 - Climate Change

    (C) The science of climate change. Emphasis on events, environments and climatic forcings over the past two million years. Prerequisites: GLY 261 and 12 cedit hours of natural science (geology, biology, chemistry or physics) at the 300 level or above. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 581 - Advanced Field Geology

    (M) Field investigations involving detailed geologic mapping and analysis of specific area(s) by an individual or small group; written report. Offered summers at the Brauer Education Center. Prerequisite: GLY 469. (3-8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GLY 595 - Geophysical Methods

    (O) Principles and instrumentation of geophysical methods used to collect and interpret data from the Earth's interior. Prerequisites: GLY 261 and either PHY 105 and PHY 106, or PHY 201 and PHY 202. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one three-hour laboratory. Also listed as PHY 595. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 110 - Personal and Community Health

    (A) An examination of health issues and problems related to individuals and communities. Included is an exploration of wellness/ health promotion; factors that impact health such as culture, heritage and socioeconomic level; chronic and communicable disease, including HIV/AIDS; nutrition, weight management and fitness; safety education, including such areas as fire and arson prevention, child abduction, abusive or dangerous environments and violence prevention/intervention; aging and death; relationships, sexuality, reproduction and birth control; stress management; health care delivery; and alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention/intervention.

    Course meets all health-related SED teacher certification requirements for non-elementary education majors other than the child abuse recognition and reporting requirements. Not open to students with credit for HLH 199. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 111 - International Health and Culture

    (B) The course provides a cross-cultural analysis of the current global health situation through comparison of factors that affect the well-being of peoples of the world, as well as actions that are being taken and can be taken to improve world health. A major focus of the course involves comparing and contrasting health problems and approaches to health improvement in various cultures and countries. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 6; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 113 - Peer Health Advocacy: Sex, Drugs and the College Student

    (B) Designed to increase students' knowledge and positive leadership skills with regard to the topic areas of alcohol and other drugs, sexuality and decision-making as applied to the college population. The major focus of the course is on peer health advocacy and the development of leadership skills. Open to all majors, freshmen and sophomores only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 120 - Responding to Emergencies

    (A) American Red Cross certification course which fulfills New York State Education Department coaching requirements for first aid, adult CPR and sports injury. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 129 - Special Topics in Health

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 163 - The HIV Epidemic

    (A) Overview of the HIV epidemic and examination of factors that perpetuate it. Strategies for intervention and prevention included. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 199 - Critical School Health Issues

    (A) This course examines selected critical health issues of students and the role of schools and teachers in addressing such issues and promoting student health.

    Included in the course is an exploration of student health status; impact of such factors as culture, heritage and socioeconomic level on health and learning; youth risk behaviors; personal health issues related to such areas as nutrition, fitness and emotional health; safety education, including such areas as fire and arson prevention, child abduction, abusive or dangerous environments and violence prevention/intervention; alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention/intervention; and skills needed to protect and promote health as related to each of the course content areas.

    Course meets all health-related SED teacher certification requirements for non-elementary education majors other than the child abuse recognition and reporting requirements. Not open to students with credit for HLH 110. (2 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 201 - Health Problems of the Underserved

    (A) Examination of health problems experienced disproportionately by people lacking access to economic, political and other resources. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 203 - Community Health

    (A) Health problems facing people collectively in contemporary society. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 210 - Wellness and Health Promotion

    (A, M) Overview of concept of wellness. Emphasis is on development of a wellness lifestyle with focus on self-responsibility, environmental sensitivity, nutrition, physical fitness and stress management. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester; M = in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 220 - Safety Education and Emergency Response

    (B) Course combines safety education with background and skills required for American Red Cross "Responding to Emergencies" certification. The safety content relates to safety issues in schools and communities as well as specific concerns related to children and adolescents.

    Included is material on fire and arson prevention, child abduction, abusive or dangerous environments and violence prevention/intervention. Course also fulfills State Education Department coaching requirements (sports injury module) for first aid, adult CPR and sports injury. Not open to students with credit for HLH 120 or HLH 327. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 221 - Professional Issues in Health Science

    (A) Designed to assist students in understanding professional issues in the health science field. Career opportunities and skills needed to secure both an internship as well as a professional position in the field will be discussed. Grading: H, S, U grades will be assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 229 - Special Topics in Health

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 232 - Nutrition

    (B) Selection of foods, health products, services as basis for healthful living; health, nutritional needs at various ages; research findings, their application. Health majors only. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 255 - Consumer Health

    (B) Analysis of consumer health issues and practices, health products and services, quackery and consumer protection. Health majors only. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 265 - Health and the Child

    (A) This course will provide the non-health major (and specifically early childhood, childhood education and special education majors) with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to work in the area of health education at the preschool and elementary school level.

    Included in the course is an exploration of student health status; theories, models and approaches relevant to health education; state and national health education standards; effective health education practice; an examination of health content areas and particularly nutrition, fitness, emotional health, safety education (including fire and arson prevention, child abduction, abusive and dangerous environments and violence prevention/intervention), and alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention/intervention; and skills needed to protect and promote health as related to each of the course content areas.

    Course meets all health-related SED teacher certification requirements other than the child abuse recognition and reporting requirements. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 299 - Statistical Concepts and Applications for Health Sciences

    (O) This course is designed to introduce undergraduate health education/science majors to basic descriptive and inferential statistics that are used in health-related research. Principles of quantitative research will be presented and data management and analysis skills will be taught using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Not open to students with credit for MAT/PSY 201, ECO 221, COM 230 or GLY 281. Prerequisite: HLH 203. Fulfills GE 1. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 301 - Stress Management

    (A) Concept of stress with emphasis on techniques for managing stress effectively. Nature of stress, its impact on health and well-being. Methods of relaxation, stress reduction explored from personal and programmatic perspective. Experiences in self-assessment of stress areas provided. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 302 - Human Sexuality Education

    (A) Human sexuality examined from perspective of personal development, human behavior, social issues, health implications. Role of education as related to development of healthy sexuality and specific sexuality issues explored. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 309 - Child Abuse

    (B) Study of child maltreatment (neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse). Identification and reporting of abuse and neglect. Fulfills New York State Education Department child abuse recognition and reporting requirement for persons in teacher certification programs. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 313 - Mental and Emotional Health

    (B) Mental health of individuals. Factors underlying maximum effective personality development, adjustment. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 314 - Mental Health and Counseling

    (B) Mental health of individuals; counseling techniques used to help individuals understand and face health concerns of a physical, emotional, social nature. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 323 - Foods and Nutrition

    (A) Basic course: food selection as nutritional basis for healthful living. Nutritional needs at various age levels; recent research findings; application. Not open to students with credit for HLH 232. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 329 - Special Topics in Health

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 330 - College Health Promotion

    (B) Designed to develop and embrace program planning, implementation and evaluation skills pertaining to college health issues. Will foster the practical application of health content, theories and models on the college campus. Ideal for students preparing for careers in college or community health. Prerequisite: three credit hours of HLH course work. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 345 - Parenting Education

    (B) Study of parenting from the perspective of its recent history, current status, the movement toward educating for parenthood and the development of healthy children. The content includes responsible parenthood, maternal and child health, growth and development of children, raising healthy children, parenting skills and educating for parenting. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 357 - Nutrition and Sport Performance

    (S) Examination of how nutrition impacts exercise and athletic performance through relationship among nutrition, physical activity and health promotion. Analysis of current diet trends and the influence of ergogenic aids. Prerequisites: BIO 301, 302. Also listed as EXS 357. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 360 - Health Care Administration and Planning

    (O) Analysis of factors affecting delivery of health care; study of administrative and planning procedures. Health majors only. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 367 - Drug Problems: Intervention and Prevention

    (B) Review of literature on health consequences of consumption of drug substances. Formulation, implementation of comprehensive educational programs designed to reduce drug misuse and abuse. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 380 - Introduction to Health Informatics and Communication

    (B) A broad introduction to public health informatics and health communication with a focus on understanding the development and the practical application of these areas in school, community, and public health. Not open to students with credit for COM 450. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103, or equivalents. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 390 - Environmental Health and Ecology

    (A) Public health activities within scope of "environmental health." Health majors only. Prerequisite: Completion of the natural science requirements in the General Education program or consent of the department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 391 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    (A) Epidemiological method, statistical techniques used in study of etiology, distribution and control of disease. Health majors only. Fulfills GE 1. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 392 - Environmental Pollutants and Toxicology

    (O) Study of health problems associated with toxic substances in the environment. Classification of contaminants, their behavior in the ecosystem, bioconcentration, risk assessment and management techniques will be covered. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 393 - Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health

    (O) This survey course is designed to acquaint the student with fundamental principles of occupational safety and health hazard recognition, evaluation and control in the work place. Government regulations including OSHA, NIOSH, PESH and health-related labor-management issues will be discussed. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 394 - Health-Related Behavior: Formation and Change

    (B) Analysis of factors influencing adoption and maintenance of health-conducive behaviors and reduction in health-threatening behaviors. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 400 - Research Experience in Health

    (A) Supervised research experience working with faculty on a research project in a school or community health area. Open only to junior or senior community health, health education or human services majors. Course may be repeated but for no more than a total of six credit hours. Prerequisite: 15 credit hours of health or human services course work and the consent of the department. Grading: H, S, and U grades assigned. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 405 - Tutorial in Health

    (A) Study of one or more health-related issues as determined appropriate by the tutor. For junior, senior health majors. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 406 - Wellness/Fitness Practicum

    (A) Practical experience for students concentrating in wellness and health promotion. Provides experience in on-campus facilities and programs designed to promote well-being. Prerequisites: HLH 120, 210 and PED 397 or EXS 397. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 407 - College Health Promotion Practicum

    (A) Practical experience for students concentrating in college health promotion and prevention services. Provides experience with health promotion facilities and programs on a college campus. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: HLH 330 and permission of the department. Grading: H, S, U grades assigned. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 429 - Special Topics in Health

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 460 - Health Care Policy Issues

    (O) The course emphasizes controversial issues in health care policy formulation and development. It identifies the various participants in health care policy development, their sometimes opposing views, and their role and the government's role in addressing health care policy issues. Prerequisite: HLH 360. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 461 - Health Care Finance

    (O) An analysis of health-care financing in the U.S. The course investigates payment mechanisms, cost containment efforts, and the trends in third-party payments over time. The course will explore such concepts as risk sharing, cost-shifting, capitation, capital investments, strategic financial planning in a changing health care environment. Prerequisites: HLH 360 and ECO 111 or MGT 254, 255. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 462 - Organization and Administration of Health Programs

    (B) Organization and administration of health programs in the United States. The roles of federal, state, local and voluntary health organizations including barriers to effective health-care delivery will be examined. Opportunities for skills development will be provided. Not open to students with credit for HLH 360. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 492 - Chronic and Communicable Diseases

    (A) Contemporary concepts of causation and control of chronic and communicable disease. Disease patterns analyzed in both individual, community environment. Causative factors, methods of intervention stressed. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 493 - Community Health Education

    (B) Study of unique function of community health educator in health care delivery system. Techniques used for educational intervention in community health settings stressed. Prerequisite: HLH 203. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 494 - Assessment and Evaluation of Health Programs

    (A) Techniques for assessing health needs and problems; criteria and procedures for program evaluation. Health majors only. Prerequisite: HLH 203. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 499 - Fieldwork in Health

    (A, M) One quarter; may involve residence in any part of New York state, the United States or a foreign country at student's expense. Prerequisites: HLH 203, 360, 390, 391, 492, 494 and eight hours of HLH electives; cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5; consent of department. Grading: H, S, U grades assigned. (8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester; M = in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 505 - Health and the Media

    (B) The course provides an overview and examination of the manner in which health-related topics are covered in different media. Major areas of review are the impact of media portrayals on health-related behavior and the use of media in health education/promotion programs. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 509 - Drug Education for Teachers

    (B) In-depth investigation into all aspects of drug scene for those who will have primary responsibility for drug education. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 510 - ProSeminar in Health Foundations

    (A) An examination and update of current health content and pedagogical principles and strategies commonly addressed by school and community health education professionals.

    Included are such topics as: safety education, including fire/arson prevention, child abduction, abusive or dangerous environments and violence prevention/intervention; wellness and health promotion; factors that impact health, such as culture and socioeconomic level; chronic and communicable disease; weight management and fitness; aging and death; stress management; health care delivery; alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention/intervention.

    This course meets all health-related SED requirements except for child abuse recognition and reporting and is linked to the topical areas outlined in the National Health Education Standards and the New York State Standards for Health, Physical Education, and Family and Consumer Science. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    HLH 511 - Global Health Problems

    (O) Conditions, problems in major geographical areas. Programs of international organizations. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 513 - Death, Bereavement and Suicide

    (O) Significance of death, with special emphasis on role of health educator in dealing with problems of death, suicide and bereavement. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 524 - Nutrition Issues

    (O) A seminar class that examines nutrition and some of the many health issues and questions that surround the topic of nutrition. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide. 
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    HLH 525 - Humor Education for Teachers

    (B) Exploration of ways to incorporate humor into the classroom. Discussion of history, theory, philosophy and pedagogical principles as related to humor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 529 - Special Topics in Health

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 530 - Family Life Education and the Classroom Teacher

    (B) This course is designed to provide the classroom teacher with the basic skills and overall knowledge necessary to teach in the area of family life, character, sexuality and parenting education. An examination of teacher preparation, content, curricula, resources and teaching methodology will form the focus of the course. Will meet the SED requirements for child development, parenting education, sexual abuse prevention and child abduction. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 535 - The Family in Health and Disease

    (O) This course will examine the role of the family as a determinant of health and illness behavior of its members throughout the life span. The family's role in health promotion, disease prevention, disease detection, treatment and rehabilitation will be studied. Family involvement in and social support for health behavior change programs will also be addressed. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 542 - Health Implications of Family Violence

    (O) Will examine health issues related to family violence. Etiological factors related to child abuse and neglect, spousal/partner abuse and elderly abuse will be included. Preventive and interventive community health models and violence-related legislation will be examined. Prerequisite/corequisite: Child abuse certification course or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 544 - Alternative Medicine

    (O) This is an introductory course in alternative, or complementary, medical systems. Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic philosophies and practices, and Mayan medicine will be examined. Historical analysis of the homeopathic and naturopathic medical movements will also be included. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 550 - Women's Health

    (O) Wide range of topics regarding women's health addressed from personal, institutional and sociocultural perspective. Examination of health problems unique to women, review of some of the political aspects of women's health care, assessment of research needed in the area of women's health included. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 555 - Health and Aging

    (O) Examination of the aging process with focus on important health issues, problems, concerns. Areas addressed include nutrition, fitness, emotional health, sexuality and health policy. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 557 - Seminar in Health Sciences

    (O) Studies in depth in specific areas with varied resource people. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 560 - Health and Public Policy

    (O) Political aspects of health care delivery in United States; examination of forces affecting development of health policy at various governmental levels. Prerequisite: Course in community health or in American government/politics. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 565 - Elementary School Health

    (O) Daily observation of pupils, unit development: coordination, integration of teaching and administrative aspects of school health. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 573 - Safety Problems and Programs

    (O) Study of accidents, causes and means of prevention. Includes planning for numerous safety programs (home, school, occupational, recreation) with educational, administrative, legal considerations. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 590 - Public Health and the Environment

    (O) Explores public health impact of environmental hazards and current issues related to the environment. Important concepts in environmental epidemiology will be presented. Morbidity and mortality associated with environmental pollution will be discussed, using the public health model. Not open to students with credit for HLH 390. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 592 - Current Issues in Community Health

    (B, M) The course is designed to give students an overview of community health issues and practices. Students will explore current health issues, their implications for health promotion and health education practice, and potential resolutions. Current health education and health promotion planning philosophies, models and practices will be discussed. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year; M = offered in summer.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 593 - Methods and Practices in Community Health Education

    (B) The first course in the community health education methods sequence. In depth coverage of the design of community health education programs, including the use of models and theories in community health education planning, the selection of appropriate community health methods and strategies, and work-plan development. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 598 - Applied Epidemiology

    (B) Designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles of epidemiology and statistical techniques used in the study of etiology, distribution and control of disease. Students will acquire practical knowledge and skills in the fields of epidemiology and statistics necessary for assessing individual and community health needs and planning, implementing and evaluating community health education programs. Graduate student status. Not open to students with credit for HLH 391. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HLH 599 - Public Health Statistics

    (A) Application of statistical methods to public health and health education problems; in-depth review of significant types of public health data, including demographic, mortality, morbidity analysis. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Related Education Courses

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    EDU 326 - Methods and Materials of Health Education: Level I

    (B) A study of the history and philosophy of health education will be conducted along with an examination of the current trends and movements in health and in education. Theories and principles underlying the practice of health education will be examined along with in-depth examination of national and state health education curricula. Health education majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 426 - Methods and Materials of Health Education: Level II

    (B) The course is designed to provide the preservice school health educator with the basic skills necessary to work in the area of school health education. An examination of school health content, curricula, resources and teaching methodology will form the focus of the course. Health education majors only.  (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 497 - Field Experience in Health Education

    (B) Seminar-based course to prepare the health education student for the student teaching experience. Fifty hours of observation/ assists in school health education classes included. Required of health education students. Prerequisite: Junior-level status or permission of department. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 498 - Health Education Seminar

    (B) A seminar-based course to prepare the health education student for the student teaching experience. Fifty hours of observation/assists and lesson planning in health education. An overall grade point average of 2.5 is required. Prerequisite: Junior-level status and permission of the department. Corequisite: SPE 275. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 499 - Student Teaching in Health Education

    (A) Full semester of student teaching in health education. Each student is placed in one experience at the elementary level (K-6) and one at the secondary level. Supervised by College faculty and required of health education students. Prerequisites: Completion of all health, psychology and education course work, overall 2.5 grade point average, 2.5 major grade point average, 2.75 professional course grade point average, and permission of department. S, U grades assigned. (14 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EDU 575 - Teaching Health Education

    (B) The goal of this course is to prepare the advanced preservice school health educator with the competencies to teach school health education. An examination of school health content, state and national curricula and standards, teaching resources and pedagogy will form the focus of the course. School health observations included. Health majors only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Other Courses

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    HLH 520 - Wellness Seminar

    (O) Examination of the concept of a wellness lifestyle. Personal and programmatic issues and principles addressed. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 300 - Introduction to Secondary Social Studies

    (S) Introduction to social studies education on the secondary level. Includes pre-student teaching field experience of 35 hours. Open only to junior SST majors meeting all departmental requirements. Prerequisite: AED 391. Corequisite: SPE 275. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 301 - Pre-Practice Teaching Seminar

    (F) Integrated study of: a) introduction to methods of teaching secondary social studies; b) introduction to contemporary issues in the teaching of secondary social studies; c) preparation for specific practice teaching assignment; d) 40-hours of field experience. Open only to senior SST majors meeting all departmental requirements. Prerequisites: AED 300 and 391. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/ teaching experience.   (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 400 - Student Teaching I: Adolescence Education Social Studies

    (S) Full-time supervised adolescence education: social studies teaching experience in the public schools for eight weeks. This experience will be one of two school placements, at either the middle school/junior or high school level; the second experience must be at the other level.  Prerequisites: AED 300, 301 and391. Corequisites: AED 401 and 402 must be taken in the same semester. Open only to senior SST majors meeting all departmental requirements. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (7 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 401 - Student Teaching II: Adolescence Education Social Studies

    (S) Full-time supervised adolescence education: social studies teaching experience in the public schools for seven weeks. This experience will be one of two school placements, at either the middle school/junior high or high school level; the second experience must be at the other level.  Prerequisites: AED 300, 301 and 391. Corequisites: AED 400 and 402 must be taken in the same semester. Open only to senior SST majors meeting all department requirements.  Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (7 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 402 - Student Teaching Seminar

    (S) Problem approach drawing upon experience of students during practice teaching. Designed to focus on contemporary educational issues, beginning the job search and application process, teaching and learning at the middle and high school level, and exploring the history and philosophy of teaching.  Prerequisites: AED 300, 301 and 391. Corequisites: AED 400 and 401 must be taken in the same semester. Open only to senior SST majors meeting all departmental requirements. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

History

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    HIS 100 - The World to 1500

    (A) History of humankind from emergence of Homo sapiens, earliest forms of civilization to 16th century. Emphasis on broad lines of development and interaction among world civilizations. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 101 - The World Since 1500

    (A) Political, social, economic, cultural history of peoples of world from 16th century to present. Emphasis on broad lines of development and interaction among world civilizations. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 110 - Western Civilization to 1715

    (A) Origins and development of Western civilization from ancient Greece to early 18th century; how Western civilization was shaped. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 111 - Western Civilization since 1715

    (A) From about 1715 to present. Major political, social, economic, religious, intellectual developments from Enlightenment to atomic age. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 129 - Special Topics in History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 200 - The United States to 1877

    (A) Origin, development of American institutions, ideals from discovery of new world to close of Reconstruction period. Fulfills: GE 4; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 201 - The United States Since 1877

    (A) Significant cultural, economic, political, social forces and problems in America from the Civil War to the present. Fulfills: GE 4; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 229 - Special Topics in History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 290 - Historical Methods

    (A) Introduction to historical profession and processes of historical research, interpretation and writing. Prerequisite: HIS 100 or 101 or 110 or 111 or 200 or 201. Must be a sophomore-level history or adolescence education: social studies and history major. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 300 - Colonial America, 1450-1750

    (C) The American colonial era, from pre-Columbian societies to 1750 — origins of colonization, European-Indian interaction, African-American cultures, relations with the Atlantic world. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 302 - Revolutionary America, 1750-1789

    (C) Origins and consequences of the American Revolution, with emphasis on social and political changes that accompanied independence. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 303 - The American Republic, 1789-1840

    (C) Development of American society, with emphasis on democratic culture, transformations in the home and market place, and territorial expansion. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 304 - The American Republic: 1840-1877

    (C) United States development, 1840-1877: Manifest Destiny, sectional development and conflict, Civil War and Reconstruction. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 306 - The United States: 1877-1920

    (C) United States development, 1877-1920; Rise of Industrialism, urban society, agricultural conflict, progressive period and World War I. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 307 - The United States 1920-Present

    (C) United States Development, 1920-Present. Twenties, Depression, World War II, Cold War, New World Order. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 309 - New York State

    (O) New York State society and politics, with emphasis on ethnic interaction, conflict, and accommodation between 1600 and 1900. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 310 - American Intellectual and Cultural History to 1865

    (C) History of American thought and culture from Puritan settlement to the era of the American Civil War. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 311 - American intellectual and Cultural History Since 1865

    (C) History of American thought and culture from the American Civil War to the present. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 312 - African-American History to 1865

    (F) Black America from African origins to end of Civil War. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201 or AAS 100. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 313 - African-American History Since 1865

    (S) Black America from Reconstruction period to present. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201 or AAS 100. Also listed as AAS 336. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 314 - Native-American History

    (C) Survey of Native-American history from pre-Columbian societies to the present, including the diversity of native cultures, the changing place of native peoples in American life and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: HIS 200 or 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 315 - History of the American West

    (O) The discovery, conquest and settlement of the American West from 1500-1892. The primary focus will be on the trans-Mississippi west from approximately 1800-1892. Attention will be given to the history and image-building of individuals and groups who played a role in the West. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 317 - Women in the United States

    (C) Survey of history of women in United States from colonial period to present. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 318 - The History of Women in Modern Europe

    (C) Survey of women's lives in Europe from the 18th century to the present. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 321 - Africa, Human Origins to 1800

    (C) Origins, groupings of peoples of Africa: political, social, economic evolution to 1800; Africa's contacts with ancient world, trans-Sahara and Indian Ocean trades, growth of states and empires, spread of Islam. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AAS 100, IST 200 or 210. Also listed as AAS 321. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 322 - Modern Africa, 1800-Present

    (C) Traditional African and European influences, imperialism and colonial rule; independence; problems of independent Africa. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AAS 100, IST 200, or 210. Also listed as AAS 322. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 325 - Colonial Latin America

    (B) Survey of Latin America through an examination of the Pre-Columbian civilizations, the European conquests and subsequent empires, the resulting ramifications and social structure, and the socioeconomic structure that formed the foundations of Modern Latin America. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, 200, 201, AAS 100, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 326 - Modern Latin America

    (B) Survey of Latin America from 1821 to the present, including an examination of the political, social, and economic developments in the region and the major foreign impact that helped shape the region as it is today. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, 200, 201, AAS 100, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 327 - Latin American Revolutions in the 20th Century

    (O) Explores major themes in 20th century Latin American history: revolutions, revolutionary movements, reactions. Addresses historical and global factors shaping these developments. Analyzes key case studies, including Mexico and Cuba. Prerequisite: HIS 100 or 101 or 110 or 111 or 200 or 201; or AAS 100; or IST 200 or 210. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered ocassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 329 - Special Topics in History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 333 - Russia, 850-1894

    (B) Russian history and civilization; the major political, social and economic developments from the ninth century until the late 1800s. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 334 - Russia Since 1894

    (B) Russian history and civilization; the major political, social and economic developments from 1894 to the present. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 342 - Ancient Greece

    (O) Greece from the Bronze Age to Alexander the Great. Prerequisite: Completion of General Education requirement in history. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 343 - Roman History

    (C) From founding of Rome to establishment of Christian Empire, emphasizing constitutional developments of republic and early empire, change to autocracy. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 344 - Medieval Europe: 300-1050

    (C) Roman Empire, Christian Church, Byzantine Empire, Islamic empires, barbarian kingdoms of West and western feudal kingdoms, to 11th century. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 345 - Medieval Europe: 1050-1300

    (C) Flowering of medieval civilization in 12th, 13th centuries; its gradual disintegration in 14th century. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 346 - Renaissance and Reformation

    (C) European civilization from the Renaissance to 1648. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 347 - Modern Europe: The French Revolution to World War I

    (O) Major political, social, intellectual forces: 1789 to World War I. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 348 - Europe Since 1914

    (C) Domestic, political, economic history of major European countries from start of World War I. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 349 - Central Europe 1789-1918

    (C) Political, social and cultural change in central and eastern Europe from the age of enlightened absolutism through World War I as a new German nation-state emerged and multinational empires such as the Habsburg Empire and the Ottoman Empire faced challenges from liberalism, socialism and nationalism. Prereqisite: HIS 110 or 111. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 351 - History and Film

    (O) Use of films as historical sources and/or statements of historical work. May be repeated with different subtitle: 20th Century England, 20th Century France, 20th Century Germany, The U.S. in the Thirties, The Medieval World Reconstructed, Russian History and Film. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, 200 or 201. Also listed as CIN 251. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 361 - Jews in the Ancient World

    (O) Intellectual and political history of the Jewish people to the compilation of the Talmud in the third century. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150 or JST 140. Also listed as JST 361. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 383 - Chinese Civilization

    (C) Survey of Chinese history from the earliest times to the mid- 19th century. Special attention is given to political and economic developments, changing social structure and social relations, cultural and intellectual traditions, and interactions with other nations of the world. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AST 200, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 384 - Modern China

    (B) Chinese history since the mid-19th century. Emphasis on Western imperialism and the rise of nationalism and communism; the interplay between politics, society and ideas in shaping reforms and revolutions. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AST 200, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 385 - History of Japan

    (O) Survey of Japanese history from the earliest times to the present with an emphasis on political and economic developments, changing social conditions, cultural and religious traditions, and foreign relations. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AST 200, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 386 - Modern East Asia

    (C) Survey of East and Southeast Asia since the 19th century. Topics include colonialism and nationalism; military clashes and economic conflicts; rapid developments and resulting social problems; the persistence of diverse cultural traditions; and America's past experience in Asia. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, AST 200, IST 200 or 210. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 402 - History of Latin American-U.S. Relations

    (O) General understanding of historical developments and how they have shaped current issues in the relations between the United States and the diverse countries of Latin America. Includes extra-official channels of relations, including grassroots connections, migrations and cultural ideas and interactions. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 200 or 201. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 415 - History of American Education

    (O) Examination of the formal and informal ways and means that Americans used to pursue knowledge from the colonial period through the 20th century. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 419 - U.S. Radicalism

    (O) History of U.S. radical movements and ideas in the 20th century. Discussion of social conditions; each movement’s internal dynamics with a focus on class, race and gender dynamics; each movement’s impact, the relationship between radicalism and reform; and each movement’s ideas about and relation to the state. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or HIS 201. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 420 - U.S. Labor and Film

    (W) Use of films as historical sources and/or statements of historical work in order to examine major themes in U.S. Labor history. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or HIS 201. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code W = offered in winter
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 421 - U.S. Labor and Working-Class History

    (C) History of U.S. workers from the beginning of U.S. industrialization to the present. Focus will be on major social, economic, political and cultural changes in working-class life during this period and on the ways in which workers created and reacted to these changes. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 422 - History of U.S. Latinos

    (C) Major themes in U.S. Latino experiences, with an emphasis on the diversity among and within Latino groups. Special attention to the intersections between Latino histories and domestic and foreign policy developments in broader U.S. history. Prerequisite: HIS 200 or 201. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 428 - The Civil Rights Movement in America

    (O) Origins, ideologies, activities and results of movement to obtain civil and political rights for African Americans, 1945-1975. Prerequisite: HIS 200, 201, AAS 100 or permission of instructor. Also listed as AAS 428. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 429 - Special Topics in History

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 430 - The Vietnam War

    (O) Analysis of background of American involvement in Vietnam; examination of tactics and strategy employed in the war; impact of the war on American society. Prerequisite: HIS 200, 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 431 - South Africa

    (O) Historical background to apartheid and contemporary racial conflict in south Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Prerequisite: HIS 101, 111, 150, AAS 100, IST 200 or 210. Also listed as AAS 390. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 432 - World Environmental History

    (C) Environmental change and cultural beliefs about nature from the 1600s to the present, with special attention to how the expansion of European market forces, cultures and political systems into the Americas, Africa and Asia influenced ecosystems, human uses of land and environmental attitudes. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110 or 111. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 440 - Britain to 1688

    (O) Cultural, social, political and economic development in the British Isles from Roman times to the Glorious Revolution with special emphasis on constitutional issues and changes. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 441 - Britain Since 1688

    (C) Political development, economic trends, social issues and cultural factors will be emphasized in a survey of modern Britain beginning at the Glorious Revolution. Anglo-Irish relations and modern British feminism also will be explored. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 442 - Tudor-Stuart England, 1485-1714

    (O) Political, social and economic developments under the Tudors followed by the dissolution of royal government under the Stuarts culminating in the first modern political revolution. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 444 - France, 1715-1799: The Old Regime and French Revolution

    (O) Old Regime politics, society and culture. Origins and phases of the French Revolution. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 445 - France 1800-1945

    (O) Political, social, cultural, economic life of France from Napoleon through World War II. Stress on modernization and its associated tensions. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 447 - Germany since 1815

    (C) From 1815 to present. Unification problem; domestic affairs under the monarchy; Weimar Republic; Third Reich; postwar Germanies. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 448 - Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany

    (O) Forces and factors leading to rise and collapse of Nazi rule. Social, economic, foreign policies; propaganda techniques. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 452 - War and Diplomacy: World War I

    (O) Origins, political, social and economic impact of World War I. Stress on diplomatic background, military and diplomatic events. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 453 - War and Diplomacy: World War II

    (O) Origins, political, social and economic impact of World War II. Emphasis on diplomatic background, military and diplomatic events. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 460 - The Holocaust

    (C) Extermination of European Jews and millions of other European civilians during World War II studied in human and historical perspective. Course focuses on Nazi perpetrators' ideology of anti-Semitism and their machinery of destruction, the responses of the victims, and the action and inaction of the rest of the world. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, JST 140, IST 200 or 210. Also listed as JST 460. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 461 - Modern Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    (O) History of Zionism (Jewish nationalism) and modern Israel from the 1860s to the present. Focus on the history of Zionism and the growth of a Jewish state in Palestine; and on the history of Arab-Israeli conflict. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200, 210 or JST 140. Also listed as JST 461. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 465 - The Soviet Union, 1917-1953

    (C) An intensive examination of the critical period of the Russian Revolution and the gradual building of Soviet society. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 490 - Seminar

    (A) Methods of historical investigation; their application to topics in selected historical periods. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 491 - Readings in History

    (A) Individual study in selected areas of history. S, U grades assigned. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 492 - Senior Tutorial

    (O) Guided reading for approved honors candidates in history in senior year. Normally followed by HIS 493. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 509 - Issues in New York State History

    (O) New York State history examined through themes of ethnicity, class and political development using historiography provided by a range of readings and discussion. Senior status for undergraduate history, adolescence education: social studies and childhood education majors; M.A. in history, M.S.Ed. in adolescence education: social studies and M.S.Ed. in childhood education. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 523 - History of the American West

    (O) History of the American West from approximately 1550-1900. Discovery, conquest and settlement by the Spanish, French, Americans and Native Americans in the development of the American West. Open only to students enrolled in M.A. in history, M.S.Ed. in adolescence education: social studies programs.   (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 524 - Issues in 19th Century U.S. History

    (C) Historical study of major issues in 19th century American history with special attention to teaching materials and approaches. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 525 - Issues in the U.S. Civil War

    (C) Issues in the history of the American Civil War from approximately 1844-1865. Open only to students enrolled in M.A. in history, M.S.Ed. in adolescence education: social studies programs. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 528 - Issues in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

    (C) Origins, ideologies, activities, results and historiographical interpretations of movement to obtain civil and political rights for African Americans, 1945-1975. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 529 - Special Topics in History

    (C) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 530 - Issues in African-American History

    (C) Major historical arguments and historiographical issues in African American history from African origins to the present: origins and nature of slavery, rise of Jim Crow South, urban ghetto formation, civil rights movement. Special attention to teaching materials and methods. Prerequisites: 12 credit hours of undergraduate or graduate work in American history or permission of instructor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 531 - Issues in African History

    (C) Historical and historiographical survey of peoples of Africa — human origins, population movements, spread of Islam, slave trade, colonialism, independence and underdevelopment. Special attention to teaching methods and materials. Prerequisites: At least 12 credit hours of course work in social studies on the graduate or undergraduate level. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 532 - Issues in European History Since 1500

    (C) Historical and historiographical study of major themes in Europe since 1500. Special attention given to teaching materials and methods. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 533 - Issues in Asian History

    (C) Historical and historiographical study of selected countries of Asia. Main themes include diversity in the past and present; continuity and change in Asian civilizations; Asia in world history; colonialism and nationalism; economic, political and social developments; and modernization and Asian identity. Special attention given to teaching materials and methods. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 538 - Teaching About Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    (C) In-depth study of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust with special attention to pedagogical strategies. Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of history and student teaching or permission of instructor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 545 - Issues in Women's History

    (C) Major issues in the history of women in the United States with special attention to pedagogical strategies and materials. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HIS 550 - Issues in Early-American History

    (C) Major issues in early-American history from European/Indian contact to Jacksonian America. Discussion of teaching strategies for these topics. Senior status for undergraduate history, adolescence education: social studies, childhood education majors; M.A. in history, M.S.Ed. in adolescence education: social studies or M.S.Ed. in childhood education. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Human Service Studies 2+2 Capping Program

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Human Service Studies

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    HUS 430 - Social Welfare Institutions

    (C) Sociological study of process of institutionalization of welfare. Focus is on American society with some comparative analysis with other industrialized societies. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. Also listed as SOC 430. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HUS 470 - Sociology of the Family

    (B) Comparative perspective of the family as a social institution, focusing on analysis or historical and cross-cultural variations with American society, with some comparative analysis of other societies. Topics covered include demographic changes, changes in family functions, relationship of the family to other social institutions, contemporary family issues and problems.  Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. Also listed as SOC 470. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HUS 490 - Senior Seminar in Human Services

    (B) In-depth study of major theoretical, empirical, policy, political and/or philosophical topics in human services. Specific topics will vary. Open to human service majors with senior status. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    HUS 491 - Human Services Culminating Project

    (B) A culminating and integrating experience for students in the human services program. Students design and conduct an approved human services project. Students must be in the last semester of the program Prerequisite: HLH 203 and ECO 385 and HUS 470 and HUS 490. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Individualized Degree Program

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Interdisciplinary Studies Courses

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Cortland Experience

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    COR 101 - The Cortland Experience: A First Year Seminar

    (F) A seminar designed to facilitate the intellectual and social integration of first-time college students into the academic community at SUNY Cortland. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Interdisciplinary Studies

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    EST 548 - The Adirondack Classroom

    (O) This course is designed for educators to use the Adirondacks as a classroom and to bring the Adirondacks to their classroom. The participants study the cultural and natural history of the Adirondacks while creating integrated project-based teaching and learning materials. Course is taught at SUNY Cortland’s Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake. Also listed as EDU 548. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 201 - Adirondack Studies

    (O) Experiential activities, lectures and discussions that provide students with an introduction to the physical, cultural, environmental and aesthetic aspects of the Adirondack region of New York state. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 210 - The Theory and Practice of Tutoring

    (A) An introduction to tutoring at the college level. Topics include strategies for tutoring one-on-one and in groups, problem solving and instructional techniques, learning theory, learning styles, disabilities, cultural diversity and the ethics of tutoring. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 300 - Interdisciplinary Studies: The Artist in Modern Society

    (F) Students will explore the foundations of western modern artistic expression from the Age of Enlightenment to the 20th century. Works studied may include poetry, fiction, drama, music and art of the Romantic and Modern periods. Fulfills: GE 8. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 301 - Modern Western Thought

    (O) Analysis of transformation of ideas: focus on relationship between humans and nature, and the evolution of human society in the 19th century and early 20th century in the West. Major attention given to the influence of Darwin, Marx and Freud and to implications of their work for the central values Western society always has claimed for itself, such as individual freedom, equality, reason and progress. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 360 - Honors Seminar I

    (B) A topics course that introduces honors students to specific aspects of community, academics and creative life relevant to the Cortland Honors Program. Topics may include: the lives of scientists; political/economic/social underpinnings of current events; contemporary art; cultural diversity; education policy; health reform. May be repeated for a maximum of two credit hours. Open only to honors students. (1 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

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    INT 370 - Honors Seminar II

    (B) A topics course with a focus on different ways in which people see themselves and interact with the world. May be repeated for a maximum of two credit hours. Open only to honors students. (1 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code B= offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

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    INT 380 - Honors Seminar III

    (B) A topics course with a focus on global issues. Using perspectives from a variety of academic disciplines, students will examine a contemporary issue with global implications. May be repeated for a maximum of two credit hours. Open only to honors students. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B= offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 390 - Honors Junior Colloquium

    (B) Focus on literature review and preparation of thesis questions. Open only to honors students. Prerequisite: INT 360 (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B= offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 490 - Honors Senior Colloquium

    (B) Continuation of INT 390. Focus on research and writing processes essential to completing an honors thesis. Open only to honors students. Prerequisite: INT 390 (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B= offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    INT 499 - Honors Program Thesis

    (B) The honors thesis is a capstone project for students completing the Honors Program requirements. It is a senior-level, faculty-mentored research project or creative work. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Interdisciplinary/Field Studies

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    CPV 400 - Cooperative Education

    (A) Elective work experience in public, private and/or governmental agencies. Experiences are sponsored, approved and evaluated by academic departments and are coordinated by the Internships and Volunteer Office. Credit is based on the content and duration of the experience and will be evaluated on an individual basis by the academic department involved. Prerequisites: Good academic standing (see catalog definition) with no outstanding incompletes, consent of department in consultation with the Internships and Volunteer Office. Consult individual academic departments for additional prerequisites and policies. (1-16 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Multicultural and Gender Studies

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    MGS 230 - Sexism and Heterosexism: An Integrated Study

    (O) Integrated study of sexism and heterosexism from an interdisciplinary perspective. Emphasis on gender and sexual orientation as factors upon which prejudice and discrimination are based, both in United States and in other societies. Also listed as WST 230. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program

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International Studies

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    IST 100 - Culture through Film

    (B) Introduction to film as an art form and to the basic narrative and stylistic aspects of film; study of film as a medium of cultural representation and expression; exploration of current and historical global themes and issues through screening, study and discussion of course films. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one laboratory. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 129 - Special Topics in International Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 161 - Introduction to the Model UN

    (S) Introduction to structure and process of United Nations, simulation of general assembly activities, including development of resolution, treaty and position papers; enhancement of discussion and debate skills and public presentation. May be repeated for a maximum of four credit hours. Also listed as POL 161. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 200 - Foundations of the International System

    (F) Key ideas, themes and selected topics are examined and analyzed related to the historical development of the modern international system. Focus on the social, political and economic processes which combined to create the modern international system 1600-1900. Consideration of the historical bases of contemporary problems such as international inequality, role of the West in contributing to underdevelopment, international competition, war. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 201 - Global Connections Teaching Assistant

    (B) Participation as supervised teaching assistant in all activities of ICC 143. Several responsibilities for coordinating mentor activities in IST 202, organizing student out-of-class activities, collecting and processing journals and other written work. May be repeated once for credit. S, U grades assigned. Permission of IST coordinator. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 202 - Global Connections Mentor

    (B) Participation as supervised international student mentor in concert with the IST 201 TA. Mentors will organize outings and assist international students in attending these outings as well as other scheduled SUNY Cortland events. They will act as conversation partners and work to introduce international students to American life at an American university. May be repeated once for credit. S, U grades assigned. Permission of IST coordinator. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 210 - The Making of the Modern World

    (S) Emphasis is on the historical processes that have in the 20th and 21st centuries created the modern international system. Focus on major historical, political, economic and social developments. Special emphasis on problems of development and underdevelopment, theories of development, key areas of the world, and selected world problems. IST majors are encouraged to take IST 200 first, when possible. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 229 - Special Topics in International Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 300 - Global Journalism

    (A) Introduction to using Internet resources for research and writing of articles to be published in NeoVox and other Internet locations. Instruction in constructing Web pages and Internet journalism. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 301 - Globalization, Culture and Society in the Modern World

    (C) Globalization and its impact on indigenous cultures, societal structures and nation-states. Positive and negative effects of development and global markets and cultural/societal changes associated with these effects. Resistance methods employed by cultures and societal structures to mitigate negative impacts and oppressive power structures. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 310 - Independent Study: Selected Topics

    (O) Independent study in selected topics in international studies. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 329 - Special Topics in International Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 400 - Themes in International Studies

    (C) Culminating course for international studies majors; particular themes of theoretical and contemporary global importance addressed. Prerequisite: Consent of international studies coordinator. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 429 - Special Topics in International Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    IST 529 - Special Topics in International Studies

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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Jewish Studies

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    JST 129 - Special Topics in Jewish Studies

    (O) Selected topics in Jewish studies offered by faculty from different departments. Topics will vary from semester to semester. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 140 - Basic Judaism

    (S) Overview of development of Judaism from its ancient roots to its modern forms. Main topics will include history of Judaism, major tenets, rituals, customs and contemporary issues. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 229 - Special Topics in Jewish Studies

    (O) Selected topics in Jewish studies offered by faculty from different departments. Topics will vary from semester to semester.  (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 250 - Introduction to Jewish Authors

    (O) Introduction to Jewish themes in American literature and in translation from the Yiddish. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Also listed as ENG 250. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 329 - Special Topics in Jewish Studies

    (O) Selected topics in Jewish studies offered by faculty from different departments. Topics will vary from semester to semester. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 360 - Directed Study

    (O) Directed individual study in selected areas of Jewish studies. Prerequisite: JST 140, 361, 362, 363, HIS 361, 362 or 363. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 361 - Jews in the Ancient World

    (C) Intellectual and political history of the Jewish people to the compilation of the Talmud in the third century. Prerequisite: JST 140, HIS 100, 101, 110, 111 or 150. Also listed as HIS 361. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 429 - Special Topics in Jewish Studies

    (O) Selected topics in Jewish studies offered by faculty from different departments. Topics will vary from semester to semester.  Prerequisite: JST 140, 361, 362, 363, 460, HIS 361, 362, 363 or 460. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 460 - The Holocaust

    (C) Extermination of European Jews and millions of other Europeans during World War II studied in human and historical perspective. Course focuses on Nazi perpetrators’ ideology of anti-Semitism and their machinery of destruction, the responses of the victims, and the action and inaction of the rest of the world. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200, 210 or JST 140.  Also listed as HIS 460. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 461 - Modern Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    (C) History of Zionism (Jewish Nationalism) and modern Israel from the 1860s to the present. Focuses on: the history of Zionism; the growth of the Jewish state in Palestine; and the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 101, 110, 111, 150, IST 200, 210 or JST 140. Also listed as HIS 461. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    JST 529 - Special Topics in Jewish Studies

    (O) Selected topics in Jewish studies offered by faculty from different departments. Topics will vary from semester to semester. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Kinesiology Department

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Athletic Training

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    ATR 101 - Foundations of Athletic Training

    (F) Designed for entry-level students' initial exposure to the athletic training profession. The course is intended to serve as an overview to the vast science of athletic health care using the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) educational model. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 102 - Basic Techniques in Athletic Training

    (S) Introduction to clinical skills in athletic training that includes risk management, assessment, basic skills taping, bracing and rehabilitation techniques as they relate to sport injuries and illnesses. Includes 25 hours of directed clinical observation. Open to athletic training majors only. Prerequisite: ATR 101. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 129 - Special Topics in Athletic Training

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 221 - Athletic Training Theory and Methods

    (F) Basic theory and methods associated with prevention and management of common injury/illnesses sustained in the physically active individual. Required for students seeking admission into the Athletic Training Program. Prerequisite: ATR 101 and BIO 301. BIO 301 may be taken concurrently. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in theTerminology Guide.
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    ATR 222 - Recognition and Evaluation of Injury

    (S) Recognition and evaluation of injury/illness common to the physically active individual. Students will learn techniques required to assess injury/illness for administering first aid and emergency care. Prerequisites: ATR 221, acceptance into the athletic training program. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 223 - Introduction to Clinical Skills

    (S) This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the specific athletic training clinical proficiencies that are outlined in the Athletic Training Education Competencies. In preparation of these skills, competence of subject matter will be verified through the teaching, practice and subsequent evaluation of outcomes documented over time. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Athletic Training Program. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 229 - Special Topics in Athletic Training

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 233 - Field Experience in Athletic Training I

    (S) The field experience will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies in athletic training. Based on prerequisite requirements, this experience provides for a progressive development of technical skills and knowledge as part of an ongoing two-year field experience as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This experience partially fulfills the minimum field experience requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the athletic training program. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 317 - Acute Care of Injury and Illness

    (F) The knowledge, skills and equipment used for the management and disposition of acute injury and illness and providing appropriate medical referral. Prerequisites: ATR 221 and acceptance into the athletic training program. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 318 - General Medical Conditions

    (S) Investigation into principles, objectives, indications, contraindications and progression of various medical conditions. To provide the athletic training students with an opportunity to understand and appreciate epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis and signs and symptoms of common illness and disease to the body's systems. Prerequisite: ATR 317. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 319 - Organization and Administration in Athletic Training

    (F) Investigation into history, organization and administration of athletic training program to include facility planning, budget, inventory. Student will examine role of pharmacological agents in medical treatment of common injury/illness, as well as special topics dealing with legal issues and state credentialing for athletic trainers. Student will have opportunity to examine, review and interpret the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) competencies, plan strategies and prepare to take Board of Certification (BOC) exam. Prerequisite: ATR 318. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 323 - Advanced Clinical Skills

    (F) This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the specific athletic training clinical proficiencies that are outlined in the Athletic Training Education Competencies. In preparation of these skills, competence of subject matter will be verified through the teaching, practice and subsequent evaluation of outcomes documented over time. Prerequisite: ATR 317. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 324 - Applied Clinical Skills

    (S) This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the specific athletic training clinical proficiencies that are outlined in the Athletic Training Education Competencies. In preparation of these skills, competence of subject matter will be verified through the teaching, practice and subsequent evaluation of outcomes documented over time. Prerequisite: ATR 323. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 329 - Special Topics in Athletic Training

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 333 - Field Experience in Athletic Training II

    (F) The field experience will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies in athletic training. Based on prerequisite requirements, this experience provides for a progressive development of technical skills and knowledge as part of an ongoing two-year field experience as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This experience partially fulfills the minimum field experience requirement. Prerequisite: ATR 233. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 334 - Field Experience in Athletic Training III

    (S) The field experience will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies in athletic training. Based on prerequisite requirements, this experience provides for a progressive development of technical skills and knowledge as part of an ongoing two-year field experience as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This experience partially fulfills the minimum field experience requirement. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 342 - Therapeutic Exercise

    (F) Investigation into principles, objectives, indications, contraindications and progression of various modes of conditioning and reconditioning exercises. Methods for evaluation, progress and development of criteria for return to activity. Prerequisites: ATR 221, 222, acceptance into athletic training program and consent of instructor. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 343 - Therapeutic Modalities

    (S) Normal physiological responses of human body to trauma, affects of trauma and inactivity on specific body tissues will be studied with implications for selection and use of therapeutic modalities. Prerequisite: ATR 221 and acceptance into the athletic training program. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 352 - Strength and Conditioning for Athletic Trainers

    (S) Basic understanding of the prevention/rehabilitation of athletic injuries through proper implementation/adaptations of strength and conditioning principles. The class will meet the guidelines established by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA). Lecture and laboratory activities associated with the athletic strength-training facilities, athletic training and computer facilities. Prerequisite: ATR 342. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 360 - Psycho-Social Intervention and Referral

    (S) Overview of the basic principles comprising the knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer should possess to recognize, intervene and refer when appropriate. Prerequisite: HLH 110. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 362 - Advanced Conditioning and Rehabilitative Exercise

    (S) A study of the indications, contraindications, physiological effects, special exercise program, modes of resistance, methods of flexibility and exercise prescription relating therapeutic rehabilitation and injury prevention exercises. Advanced theoretical and practical approach for the design of rehabilitation protocols and the use of advanced techniques. Prerequisite: ATR 342. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 418 - Pharmacology and Advanced General Medical Conditions

    (F) Survey of clinical medical skills to provide the athletic training students with an opportunity to understand and identify epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis and signs and symptoms of common illness and disease to the body's systems. Examination of basic principles of pharmacology comprising the knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer should possess. Examination of the indications, contraindications, precautions and interactions of drugs and medications as well as the governing regulations relevant to treating and caring for the aforementioned common illness and disease to the body's systems. Open only to athletic training majors. Prerequisite: ATR 318. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 421 - Athletic Injury Risk Management

    (S) Prevention, protection and initial management and referral of injuries occurring in athletics and with physically active individuals. Students will be exposed to various risk management concerns and issues. Prerequisite: BIO 301. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 423 - Seminar in Athletic Training

    (F) This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop the specific athletic training clinical proficiencies that are outlined in the Athletic Training Education Competencies. In preparation of these skills, competence of subject matter will be verified through the teaching, practice and subsequent evaluation of outcomes documented over time. Prerequisite: ATR 324. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 429 - Special Topics in Athletic Training

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 433 - Field Experience in Athletic Training IV

    (S) The field experience will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies in athletic training. Based on prerequisite requirements, this experience provides for a progressive development of technical skills and knowledge as part of an ongoing two-year field experience as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This experience partially fulfills the minimum field experience requirement. Prerequisite: ATR 334. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 434 - Field Experience in Athletic Training V

    (S) The field experience will provide students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies in athletic training. Based on prerequisite requirements, this experience provides for a progressive development of technical skills and knowledge as part of an ongoing two-year field experience as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This experience partially fulfills the minimum field experience requirement. This experience is reserved for students who have not satisfactorily met all the terms from their contract remediation received in ATR 433. A student who does not earn a satisfactory grade in this course will not be endorsed for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. Prerequisite: Consent of program director. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 444 - Laboratory Assistant in Athletic Training

    (A) Student may assist with the lab portion of one of several athletic training classes. Responsibilities may include attending and assisting with a lab section, holding office hours, assisting with collecting research data and/or completing other tasks as assigned by the instructor. Students will enhance their knowledge and understanding of concepts covered in the associated theory course, learn additional lab techniques as well as gain valuable leadership experience. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated; no more than three credit hours toward graduation. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 499 - Special Study in Athletic Training

    (A) Independent study/research on selected topics. Topics may include in-depth study of a particular subject area. Student will work with faculty member (project director) whose own special interests and expertise coincide most closely with chosen topic. Students must follow suggested guidelines available in department chair's office. Prerequisite: Consent of department chair and instructor. May be repeated; no more than three credit hours toward graduation. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 521 - Contemporary Issues in Athletic Training

    (O) Contemporary issues regarding the practice of athletic training will be investigated. Emphasis will be placed on the needs of coaches and athletic personnel who deal with athletes. Additional consideration also will be concerned with the prevention, risk management and the identification and treatment of sport-related injury and illness. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ATR 529 - Special Topics in Athletic Training

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Exercise Science

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    EXS 106 - Africana Dance

    (A) Salient features of Africana culture, precepts and norms through dance, discussion and practical performances. May be taken for a maximum of two credit hours. Also listed as AAS 106. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 525 - Seminar in Exercise Science

    (A) Forum for discussing current research in the field of exercise science. The course provides students with integrated background in exercise science and prepares them to read, discuss and evaluate current research in exercise science. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide

Exercise Science and Sport Studies

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    EXS 100 - Introduction to Kinesiology

    (A) Introduction to the field of kinesiology. This course will provide an overview of the sub-discipline areas within kinesiology as well as the vocational opportunities, certifications and professional associations within the field. Not open to seniors. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 111 - Computer Applications in Exercise Science

    (A) Computer applications in various academic sub-disciplines within Exercise Science; topics include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, databases, communications, the Internet, iLife, Dartfish and other exercise specific software and hardware. Current topics and technology used in Exercise Science will also be covered. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 129 - Special Topics in Exercise Science and Sport Studies

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 151 - Practical Strength and Conditioning

    (O) This course serves as an advanced exercise activity class for physically active individuals. In this class, students will be required to complete intermediate to vigorous physical activity on a daily basis. Activities include, but are not limited to, stretching and flexibility, basic and advanced conditioning such as jogging, running and sprinting, resistive exercise, plyometrics, agilities, and speed work in conjunction with proper running mechanics. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 156 - Group Exercise Instruction

    (O) This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge and practical skills in group fitness instruction. Topics include: guidelines for instructing safe, effective and purposeful exercise; essentials of the instructor-participant relationship; the principles of motivation to encourage adherence in the group fitness setting; effective instructor-to-participant communication techniques; methods for enhancing group leadership; and the group fitness instructor's professional role. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 162 - Soccer, Politics, Law and Culture

    (C) This course examines the sociopolitical and cultural development of soccer. The connection between the world's most popular sport, soccer, and international politics will be emphasized. Through critical political theory, the role and impact of the nation-state, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), transnational corporations, race, gender and class will be discussed and analyzed from cross-cultural perspectives. Two field trips required for the course. Also listed as POL 162. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 196 - Field Experience in Fitness Development I

    (A) Introductory practicum or field experience for students in the kinesiology: fitness development (FIT) major. Exposure to several experiences in the operation of a fitness facility with assistance in administering fitness assessments and participation in activities designed to introduce the operations of a fitness facility. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 197 - History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport

    (A) Devoted to study of physical education and sport and based on major historical events and associated philosophies that have shaped physical education and sport from ancient times to present. Examines basic concepts and current issues within physical education, play, cultural games and sports, athletics, fitness and wellness. Future trends explored. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 201 - Statistics in Exercise Science

    (B) This is an introductory statistics course with applications in exercise science. Content includes descriptive and inferential statistics, including central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, t-tests, analysis of variance and various nonparametric tests. Computerized statistical analyses are embedded throughout the course. Also listed as COM 230, ECO 221, MAT 201, or PSY 201. Fulfills: GE 1. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 225 - Digital Video for Kinesiology

    (O) Introduction to digital video designed to provide students with the background to work with hardware and software tools to capture, analyze and present work. Students will learn to make quantitative assessment of movements using digital video techniques. Dartfish software will be used throughout the course as the primary software tool for capture, analysis and sharing of digital video content. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 229 - Special Topics in Exercise Science and Sport Studies

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 230 - Foundations of Coaching: Principles and Theories

    (B) The purpose of this course is to provide the prospective athletic coach with the basic underlying philosophies, theories and techniques for planning, organizing and managing athletic programs. In addition, knowledge of teaching skills and techniques that influence coaching effectiveness and improve performance will be emphasized. Not open to freshmen. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 250 - Research Skills in Kinesiology

    (O) Preparation for identifying, reading, understanding, interpreting and critiquing scientific research in kinesiology. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 260 - Coaching Practicum I

    (B) Introductory coaching experience to provide students with the opportunity to apply the principles and practices of coaching a sports team. The student will actively participate in practical coaching experiences under the guidance and supervision of a qualified coach. Not open to freshmen. Prerequisite: Consent of department, completion of School Violence Prevention Training (SAVE), and Child Abuse Identification and Reporting (CAR). Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 287 - Social Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity

    (A) Introductory overview of social psychology as it relates to physical activity. Focus is on group and individualized behavior in play, sport, and dance. Not open to those having credit for PSY 422. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 290 - Social Problems and Issues in Sport and Exercise

    (A) Examination of social problems and issues that impact upon a variety of physical activities. Consideration of how values, prejudice, discrimination and stereotypes affect sport and exercise in ways similar to society at large. Not open to students with credit for EXS 345. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 296 - Field Experience in Fitness Development II

    (A) An intermediate field experience for the kinesiology: fitness development (FIT) major. Practical knowledge and hands-on experience by assisting with beginning through advanced resistance training and cardiovascular fitness programs. Prerequisite: EXS 196. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 297 - Motor Behavior

    (A) Introductory course in motor behavior encompassing motor learning and motor development. Emphasis is on the application of principles which affect behavior, learning, and performance. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 310 - Ethical Issues in Kinesiology

    (A) Examination of moral dilemmas as they relate to kinesiology, sport medicine, health and the therapy areas. Open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisites: CPN 101 or CPN 103; and EXS 287. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 325 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning

    (F) Introduction to the concepts and applicable activities used in designing, implementing and evaluating strength and conditioning programs for athletic team populations. Prerequisite: BIO 301 and 302. Not open to students with credit for ATR 352. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 329 - Special Topics in Exercise Science and Sport Studies

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 345 - Sport and Society

    (A) Role and influence of sports in our social system. Influence of other social systems upon sport. Not open to students with credit for EXS 290. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 346 - Sport Psychology

    (A) Selected psychological and related theoretical factors that influence behavior of individuals participating in sports. Prerequisite: PSY 101. Also listed as PSY 346. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 350 - Aesthetics of Sport

    (O) Visual survey of art and architecture encompassing motifs of athletics, sports, games, contest, dance, exercise, play, recreation. Aesthetic pleasure, interest in this professional cultural dimension emphasized. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 351 - Philosophy of Sport

    (B) This course examines the methods of the philosophical process and its relationship to human movement. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 352 - Masculinity in Sport

    (O) Investigation of how masculinity in sport is portrayed by the media, by educational systems and by other social institutions. Traditional and nontraditional views and experiences of being an athlete and socialized into accepting masculine values will be examined through student experiences, literature and cinema. This course will offer a variety of views and perspectives that will be different from the norms that are found in sport today. Excludes freshmen. Prerequisites: SOC 150 and EXS 287. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 354 - Youth in Sport

    (O) Examination of selected social and psychological factors that influence the youth sport experience, including the impact of highly structured sports on young athletes and the complex social network of coaches, parents and peers. Prerequisites: PSY 101 and EXS 287. (3 cr. hr.)



     

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

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    EXS 356 - Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport

    (O) Investigation into the multi-faceted aspects of human performance enhancement in sports. Examination of the use and problem of human performance enhancers from a physiological, psychological, sociological and historical perspective. Prerequisites: BIO 301 and 302. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 357 - Nutrition and Sport Performance

    (S) Examination of how nutrition impacts exercise and athletic performance through relationship among nutrition, physical activity and health promotion. Analysis of current diet trends and the influence of ergogenic aids. Prerequisites: BIO 301, 302. Also listed as HLH 357. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 360 - Coaching Practicum II

    (B) Intermediate coaching experience to provide students with the opportunity to apply the principles and practices of coaching a sports team. The student will actively participate in practical coaching experiences under the guidance and supervision of a qualified coach. Not open to freshman or sophomore students. Prerequisite: EXS 260 and HLH 120. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 367 - Exercise Psychology

    (O) Selected psychological and related theoretical factors that influence behavior of individuals participating in exercise. Prerequisite: PSY 101 Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 371 - Pre-Internship Seminar in Fitness Development

    (A) Development of career goals and various employment options in the fitness field. Preparation of a professional resume, techniques of interviewing and the development of two-person and small group interpersonal skills for securing a certain internship and subsequent professional position. Prerequisite: EXS 296. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 387 - Biomechanics

    (A) Analysis, evaluation and application of anatomical and mechanical factors influencing motor skill activities. Prerequisite: BIO 301 or 324. Basic algebra skills expected. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 397 - Exercise Physiology I

    (A) Physiological adjustments, changes occurring in human organism as a result of physical activity. Physiology of muscular contraction; role of circulatory and respiratory systems in exercise. Lectures, recitation, laboratory. Prerequisites: BIO 301, 302 or 324, 414. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 410 - Ethics in Sport

    (S) Examination of selected ethical and moral issues current in the conduct of American sport such as the ethics of competition, equality and excellence and the place of athletics in education. Also listed as SPM 410. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 420 - History of Physical Activity and Sport in American Culture

    (A) Study of historical development of physical activity and sport in the United States with a focus on the development of American culture. Particular emphasis on major philosophies, events and leaders. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 425 - History of Intercollegiate Sports in the United States

    (O) Examination of the growth and role of college sports on American campuses from the end of the American Civil War to the present. Discussion of the issues, concerns, changes, developments and controversies that have been a part of intercollegiate sport since its inception. Open to juniors and seniors. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

     

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    EXS 427 - Globalization and Sport

    (O) To give a cultural and sociological background concerning the Western world's colonization and globalization of sport practices on a worldwide scale. An examination of the various sport practices used on a global level with respect to labor, migration, media, politics, race culture, gender, environment and social stratification will be examined during the semester.

    Various social theories will be used to provide understanding of trends and changes in sports on a global level with attention given to theories that use an agency-structure theoretical perspective. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    EXS 429 - Special Topics in Exercise Science and Sport Studies

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 432 - Exercise Prescription

    (O) The design and supervision of appropriate prescriptive exercise programs for individuals from various fitness levels and medical conditions. Prerequisite: EXS 397. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 433 - Exercise Prescription Practicum

    (O) Clinical experience in theory and practice of exercise prescription in physical fitness programs for adults. Prerequisites: EXS 397 and 432. S, U grades assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 435 - Neuromuscular Fitness Assessment and Programming

    (F) Basic understanding of muscle structure, function and physiology as it applies to strength and power. Review types of strength training programs and techniques for developing goal-specific programs will be included. Lectures and laboratory. Prerequisite: EXS 397. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 438 - Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Assessment and Programming

    (S) Integration of cardiorespiratory physiological concepts into the assessment of an individual's aerobic capacity and the application of these data in designing an effective aerobic exercise program. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines will be followed. Lectures and laboratory. Prerequisite: EXS 397 or PED 397. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 444 - Laboratory Assistant in Exercise Science

    (A) Student may assist with the lab portion of one of several exercise science theory classes. Responsibilities may include attending and assisting with a lab section, holding office hours, assisting with collecting research data and/or completing other tasks as assigned by the instructor. Students will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the associated theory course, learn additional laboratory techniques as well as gain valuable leadership experience. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 445 - Women and Sport

    (O) Examination of the current scholarship and debates surrounding issues of women’s participation and involvement in sport. Also explores the dynamics of gender and sporting participation. A critical perspective will be used to examine sport as a significant social institution and its relationship to sexism and homophobia. Open only to juniors and seniors. Also listed as WST 445. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 449 - Advanced Motor Behavior

    (O) Advanced coverage of motor behavior topics including: the learning process, human information processing, central contributions of motor control, attention and performance, skill acquisition practice considerations and current issues in motor behavior with research implications. Prerequisite: EXS 297 or equivalent. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 450 - Disability and Sport

    (O) Examination of the critical contemporary issues associated with the organization, governance and management of sport for people with disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on the historical, sociological and cultural contexts, as well as the practical environments in which sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities have evolved. Particular emphasis will be placed on a service-learning component designed to provide students with a “working understanding” of the core issues facing sport managers and sport scientists working with athletes with disabilities. Not open to freshmen or sophomores. Also listed as SPM 450. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 455 - Philosophy, Principles and the Administration of Sport

    (O) The principles of a sports organization including its policies, use of strategic processes, structures and methods of operations. Key applications of administrative skills regarding staff duties, use of facilities, instructional equipment and supplies will be considered. Practical issues related to coaching will be discussed. Prerequisite: EXS 230. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 460 - Clinical Applications of Research

    (C) Applications of theory and research in clinical practice in exercise science. Interdisciplinary framework will enable students to interpret and apply contemporary theory and research into evidenced-based best practice model. Prerequisites: BIO 301, 302 and PSY 101. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 465 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

    (O) Physiological adaptations, mechanisms of change of functions taking place as a result of physical exercise. Physiological factors influencing human performance; environmental factors of altitude, space, temperature extremes; drugs and doping; age and gender; related problems in sport medicine. Open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: EXS 397. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

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    EXS 468 - African-American Sport History

    (O) This course examines the historical perspective of African Americans in sport. Emphasis will be placed on the social, cultural, economic and political experiences of African Americans in sport, beginning with the Nubian culture in Africa through colonial America, slavery, the Jim Crow era of legal segregation, World War II and integration, the Civil Rights Movement and the late 20th century. Also listed as EXS 468. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 470 - Field Experience in Fitness Development III

    (A) Experience in the operation of the fitness facilities and the promotion of wellness themes through the Tomik Fitness Facility. Prerequisite: EXS 438 or PED 438. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 471 - Internship in Fitness Development

    (A) A full-time supervised internship in a fitness field that relates to the student's area of interest. Typical internships may include strength and conditioning, personal training or work in a fitness facility. Prerequisites: EXS 371 and 470. (9-15 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 475 - Internship in Coaching

    (A) Supervised internship in a culminating coaching experience in a scholastic, collegiate, professional or an international level program. Prerequisites: EXS 360, senior status, good academic standing, consent of department. S, U grades assigned. (6 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 477 - Practicum in Kinesiology

    (A) A minimum of 120 hours (maximum of 240 hours) of supervised full-time practicum experience in the field of kinesiology. Students shall select or be placed in an exercise science facility within a defined organization relative to their career goals and interests. Prerequisites include: EXS 371, junior or senior status, approval of department and good academic standing. (3 or 6 credit hours)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 479 - Social Critique of Sport

    (B) Introduction to conducting research on the social world of sport from a historical and qualitative research perspective. Open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisites: EXS 287 and EXS 346; and EXS 420, which may be taken concurrently. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 480 - Independent Research in Sport Studies

    (B) Culminating experience in which students conduct independent, supervised, qualitative research in sport studies. Prerequisite: EXS 479. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 487 - Advanced Biomechanics

    (O) Application of fundamental laws of physics. Techniques of physical activities: sports in terms of mechanical principles. Available research reviewed. Open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: EXS 387. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 489 - Exercise Science Research Methods

    (F) This course provides students with integrated background in exercise science and prepares them for research testing in procedures commonly found in exercise science research. Students are introduced to current trends and research topics coupled with laboratory techniques in areas of motor behavior, biomechanics and exercise physiology. A two-hour laboratory session each week gives students hands-on experiences with computers and equipment. Prerequisites: PED 434 or EXS 201 or MAT 201 or PSY 201 or ECO 221 or COM 230; and EXS 297, 387 and 397. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 490 - Independent Research in Exercise Science

    (S) Independent research project for the exercise science concentration or minor. Student will undertake and complete a research project in the area of exercise science. The project will include collecting and analyzing data and presenting the results in writing and in a formal oral presentation. Prerequisite: EXS 489. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 499 - Special Study in Exercise Science

    (A) Independent study/research on selected topics. Topics may include in-depth study of a particular subject area. Student will work with faculty member (project director) whose own special interests and expertise coincide most closely with chosen topic. Students must follow suggested guidelines available in department chair's office. Prerequisite: Consent of chair. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 522 - Sport in Contemporary Society

    (O) Study of sport from social perspective, investigating the interrelationship of sport to other institutions. Course offers opportunity for critical review of literature in area of sport in society. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 529 - Special Topics in Exercise Science and Sport Studies

    (O) Selected topics: May be taken more than once as subtitles change. Prerequisite: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 535 - Neuromuscular Fitness Assessment and Programming

    (F) Basic understanding of muscle structure, function and physiology as it applies to strength and power. Review of types of strength training programs and techniques for developing goal-specific programs will be included. Lectures and laboratory. Not open to students with credit for EXS 435. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 538 - Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Assessment and Programming

    (S) Integration of cardiorespiratory physiological concepts into the assessment of an individual's aerobic capacity and the application of these data in designing an effective aerobic exercise program. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines will be followed. Lectures and laboratory. Not open to students with credit for EXS 438. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 551 - Philosophy of Sports and Physical Education

    (O) Background, development of modern physical education; formulation of scientific principles which foster biological, sociological and psychological benefits of physical education. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    EXS 555 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

    (O) Physiological adaptations, mechanisms of change of function taking place as result of physical exercise. Physiological factors influencing human performance; environmental factors of altitude, space, temperature extremes; drugs and doping; age and gender; related problems in sport medicine. Prior knowledge of exercise physiology is expected. Not open to students with credit for EXS 465. Prerequisite: EXS 397 or equivalent. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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Latino and Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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Literacy Department

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Education

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    EDU 529 - Elementary School Reading

    (A, M) Developmental reading concepts. Trends, research studies. Prerequisite: Student Teaching. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester; M = in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Literacy

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    LIT 310 - Literacy in a Multicultural, Urban School

    (F) Development of literacy assessment skills and intervention strategies for students with disabilities in a multicultural, urban context. Prerequisites: FSA 280 and 281. Corequisite: LIT 311, FSA 410, 420 and 436. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    LIT 311 - Literacy Field Experience

    (F) Twenty-five-hour literacy field experience in assessment and intervention strategies in an inclusive urban classroom. Prerequisites: FSA 280 and 281. Corequisite: LIT 310, FSA 410, 420 and 436. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    LIT 371 - Teaching Elementary School Reading and Language Arts I

    (A) Part I of integrated approach to teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening in elementary school. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    LIT 372 - Teaching Elementary School Reading and Language Arts II

    (A) Part II of integrated approach to teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening in elementary school. Strategies for teaching special needs of children included. Prerequisite: LIT371. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    LIT 449 - Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School

    (A) Methods, materials and assessment for fostering literacy at the middle and secondary levels. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    LIT 549 - Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School

    (A, M) Problems, learning theories related to reading and adolescence, causes of reading disabilities, diagnostic procedures, organizing developmental reading program. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester; M = in summer
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/teaching experience. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 392 - Methods I: Teaching Adolescence Mathematics

    (A) Developing practical materials for use in the mathematics classroom, aligning lesson plans with state and national learning standards, developing strategies for motivating students with diverse needs and learning styles, understanding how and when to use different teaching styles, and understanding the uses of technology in the classroom.

    The course includes 25 hours of field experience. Only open to adolescence education: mathematics (7-12) and adolescence education: physics and mathematics (7-12) majors. Not open to adolescence education: mathematics (7-12) wait-listed (AEMW) or adolescence education: physics and mathematics (7-12) wait-listed majors (APMW).  Corequisite: SPE 275. Prerequisite: a grade of C- or better in MAT 224, MAT 237, and AED 391. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

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    AED 399 - Mathematics Practicum

    (O) For students serving as tutors and providing other assistance in 100-level college mathematics courses or in mathematics classes in grades 7-12. Course may be repeated for a maximum of three credit hours. Prerequisites: AED 391, MAT 224, MAT 237 and permission of department chair. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (1-2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 492 - Methods II: Field Experiences in Adolescence Mathematics

    (A) Students complete modules that are structured learning experiences related to teaching mathematics in grades 7-12. The course includes 50 hours of directed field experiences at the junior and senior high school level. Class meetings focus on discussion and assessment of individual field experiences. Prerequisites: a grade of C- or better in AED 392. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 493 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Mathematics I

    (A) Seven weeks of full-time student teaching supervised by college faculty. Prerequisite: AED 492. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (7 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 494 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Mathematics II

    (A) Seven weeks of full-time student teaching supervised by college faculty. Prerequisites: AED 492. Grading: H, S, U grades are assigned. (7 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 540 - Technologies in the Adolescence Mathematics Classroom

    (C) Graphing calculators as teaching tools. The Internet as a source for mathematical software packages to promote active learning. A number of software packages dealing with a variety of mathematical topics, including graphing functions, geometry and calculus will be investigated. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Computer Science

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    MCS 186 - Introductory Programming

    (A) Data types, arithmetic statements, input/output statements, control structures and one-dimensional arrays. Also listed as PHY 186. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Mathematics

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    MAT 101 - Concepts of Elementary School Mathematics I

    (A) Focuses on logical reasoning and problem solving. Topics include sets, numeration systems, number theory, rational numbers, decimals, ratio and proportion. Open only to childhood, early childhood, and dual education majors. Not open to mathematics majors. Fulfills LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 102 - Concepts of Elementary School Mathematics II

    (A) Focuses on logical reasoning and problem solving. Topics include elementary probability, statistics, geometry and measurement. Prerequisite: MAT 101. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. Notes: Open only to childhood, early childhood, and dual education majors. Not open to mathematics majors. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 105 - Mathematics in Modern Society

    (B) The use of basic mathematical concepts from algebra and geometry to analyze problems in modern society. Topics may include voting systems, fair division, interpreting statistics, scheduling, routing, linear programming, population growth, patterns and symmetry. Prerequisite: Two units of Regents high school mathematics. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. Notes: Mathematics majors may take course only as free elective. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 111 - Algebra for College Students

    (A) Linear, quadratic and other algebraic equations, proportion and variation, inequalities, linear systems, introduction to functions. Applications are drawn from problems in arithmetic, geometry, data analysis, linear regression and linear programming. Prerequisite: Two units of Regents high school mathematics. Not open to students with credit for any higher-numbered mathematics course. Fulfills GE 1. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 115 - Elementary Functions

    (A) Polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions and applications. Prerequisite: MAT 111 or three units of Regents high school mathematics. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. Notes: Not open to students with credit for any calculus course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 121 - Calculus A

    (B) Functions, graphs and rates of change. Derivatives and applications of derivatives. Mathematical modeling, including exponential growth. Prerequisite: A grade of C- in MAT 115 or four years of high school mathematics. Not open to mathematics majors or students with credit for MAT 135. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 122 - Calculus B

    (B) Antiderivatives and the definite integral. Techniques of integration. Calculus of several variables. Mathematical modeling and applications. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 121. Not open to mathematics majors or students with credit for MAT 236. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 129 - Special Topics in Mathematics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Fulfills: LASR. (1 to 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 135 - Calculus I

    (A) Limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of derivatives. Trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Integration, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration by substitution. Prerequsites: A grade of C- or better in MAT 115 or four years of high school mathematics including trigonometry and/or pre-calculus. Permission of department required for students with credit for MAT 121. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 201 - Statistical Methods

    (A) Basic concepts of probability, descriptive and inferential statistics including central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, parametric tests. Also listed as COM 230, PSY 201, ECO 221. Fulfills GE 1; LASR. Notes: Mathematics majors may take course only as free elective. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 224 - Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

    (A) An introduction to formal mathematical reasoning and proof. Topics include methods of set theory, symbolic logic, combinatorics, relations and functions. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 121 or MAT 135. Fulfills LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 229 - Special Topics in Mathematics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Fulfills: LASR. (1 to 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 236 - Calculus II

    (A) Techniques of integration, improper integrals, applications of integration, sequences and series, parametric equations, polar coordinates. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 135. Permission of department required for students with credit for MAT 122. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 237 - Calculus III

    (B) Vectors in two and three dimensions, dot and cross products, equations of lines and planes, the calculus of vector functions, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integration and applications. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 236. Fulfills: LASR. (4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 272 - Linear Algebra

    (A) Linear systems, matrix algebra, vector spaces, with emphasis on Euclidean n-spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonality, and selected applications. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 224. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 329 - Special Topics in Mathematics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Fulfills: LASR. (1 to 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 350 - Theory of Numbers

    (C) Elementary number theory; divisibility theory, congruences, residues, Diophantine equations. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 224. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 354 - Numerical Analysis I

    (O) Techniques and applications of numerical analysis: algorithms, root finding, polynomial approximation and interpolation, differentiation and integration. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in MAT 122 or MAT 236 and in MCS 186 or PHY 186. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 370 - Algebraic Structures I

    (A) Abstract algebra with an emphasis on group theory. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in MAT 224 and MAT 272. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 375 - Geometry I

    (A) Axiom systems, foundations of Euclidean geometry, non-Euclidean geometry. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 224. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 420 - Intermediate Analysis

    (A) Foundational theory for the analysis of real-valued functions: real numbers, sequences, series, continuity and limits. Additional topics may include power series, differentiation and integration. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in MAT 224 and MAT 237. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 425 - Methods of Applied Mathematics

    (S) Mathematics needed for the study of the sciences. Topics include vector analysis, matrix operations, functions of a complex variable, Fourier series and integral transforms. Prerequisites: MAT 122 or MAT 236; and PHY 202. Also listed as PHY 425. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    MAT 429 - Special Topics in Mathematics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Fulfills: LASR. (1 to 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 430 - Differential Equations

    (S) Introduction to ordinary differential equations, including first and second order equations, systems of equations, Laplace transforms and applications. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 236. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 446 - Probability and Statistics

    (A) An introduction to the theory of probability; random variables and probability distributions; mathematical expectations; special probability distributions; topics in statistical inference, including estimation and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in MAT 237. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 480 - History of Mathematics

    (B) This course provides an overview of the history of mathematics in various cultures from 3,000 B.C. into the 19th century, focusing on significant ideas that helped shape the discipline. Prerequisites: a grade of C- or above in MAT 224 and either MAT 122 or MAT 236. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 495 - Readings in Mathematical Literature

    (O) Semi-independent study directed by member of mathematics staff. Course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credit hours. Registration by special consent only. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 501 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics

    (B) Logic, sets, relations, functions, number systems and techniques of proof. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 502 - Applied Concepts in Adolescence Mathematics

    (B) Applications and extensions of concepts basic to secondary school mathematics. Topics discussed include Greek mathematics; Euclidean, hyperbolic and spherical geometries; number theory and fractals. Real world applications of the aforementioned topics will be a major component of the course. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 511 - Chaos, Fractals and Dynamics

    (O) Applications of advanced calculus to chaotic dynamical systems. Orbit analysis, bifurcations, symbolic dynamics, quadratic systems, Devaney's definition of chaos, Sarkovskii's Theorem, fractals, Julia and Mandelbrot sets. Prerequisite: MAT 501 or consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 529 - Special Topics in Mathematics

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Fulfills: LASR. (1 to 4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 537 - Complex Analysis

    (O) Introduction to integration, differentiation, series expansion of complex functions. Prerequisite: MAT 501. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 558 - Mathematical Statistics

    (O) Selected topics in mathematical statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 501. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MAT 567 - Topology I

    (O) Basic concepts; point-set topology, metric spaces, topological spaces, connectedness, compactness. Prerequisite: MAT 501. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Military Science

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Air Force ROTC

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    AFS 101 - The Foundations of the United States Air Force I

    (F) This is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, group leadership problems and an introduction to communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 102 - The Foundations of the United States Air Force II

    (S) Continuation of AFS 101. This is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, group leadership problems and an introduction to communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 141 - Initial Military Experiences I

    (F) Introduction to the responsibilities, life and work of an Air Force officer. Basic knowledge of drill and ceremonies, military courtesies and the wearing of the uniform. Field trip to a local military installation. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 142 - Initial Military Experiences II

    (S) Introduction to the responsibilities, life and work of an Air Force officer. Basic knowledge of drill and ceremonies, military courtesies and the wearing of the uniform. Field trip to  a local military installation. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 201 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power I

    (F) This course is designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, the course covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the role of air power in the Cuban missile crisis. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force capabilities (competencies) and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension: e.g., Principles of War and Tenets of Air and Space Power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding of the employment of air and space power from an institutional, doctrinal and historical perspective. In addition, students will continue to discuss the importance of the Air Force Core Values by examining operational examples and historical Air Force leaders and will continue to develop their communication skills. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 202 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II

    (S) Continuation of AFS 201. This course is designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, the course covers a time period from Vietnam to the role of air power in the war on terrorism. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force capabilities (competencies) and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension: e.g., Principles of War and Tenets of Air and Space Power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding of the general element and employment of air and space power from an institutional, doctrinal and historical perspective. In addition, students will continue to discuss the importance of the Air Force Core Values by examining operational examples and historical Air Force leaders and will continue to develop their communication skills. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 241 - Intermediate Military Experiences I

    (F) Develops skills in giving commands for drill and ceremonies. Introduction to the Air Force base environment in which the Air Force officer functions. Includes a look at career areas available based on academic majors. Students participate in leadership situations through military drills and ceremonies. Field trip to a local military installation. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 242 - Intermediate Military Experiences II

    (S) Develops skills in giving commands for drill and ceremonies. Introduction to the Air Force base environment in which the Air Force officer functions. Includes a look at career areas available based on academic majors. Students participate in leadership situations through military drills and ceremonies. Field trip to a local military installation. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 301 - Air Force Leadership Studies I

    (F) This course is a study of leadership, quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 302 - Air Force Leadership Studies II

    (S) Continuation of AFS 301. This course is a study of leadership, quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 341 - Junior Officer Leadership Experiences I

    (F) Cadets assume leadership responsibilities similar to those of a junior officer. Emphasis is on the importance of applying effective human relations skills in dealing with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Cadets also gain insight into the general structure and progression patterns common to selected Air Force officer career fields. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 342 - Junior Officer Leadership Experiences II

    (S) Cadets assume leadership responsibilities similar to those of a junior officer. Emphasis is on the importance of applying effective human relations skills in dealing with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Cadets also gain insight into the general structure and progression patterns common to selected Air Force officer career fields. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 401 - National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty I

    (F) This course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officership, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences, giving students the opportunity to apply the leadership and management principles of this course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 402 - National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty II

    (S) Continuation of AFS 401. This course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officership, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences, giving students the opportunity to apply the leadership and management principles of this course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 441 - Advanced Leadership Experiences

    (F) Cadets assume command leadership responsibilities to operate a military organization. Cadets apply effective leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups and participate in self-analysis of leadership and managerial abilities. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally, laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AFS 442 - Precommissioning Laboratory

    (S) Factors that facilitate transition from civilian to military life are reviewed. The need for military security, base services and activities, personal finances, travel regulations and social obligations is introduced. Notes: All Air Force cadets spend two hours a week throughout the academic year in a leadership laboratory, for which no academic credit is given. Occasionally, laboratories are held at times other than the normally scheduled period. All cadets are expected to participate in an evening formal dinner and to meet minimum physical fitness and weight standards each semester. Leadership lab is open to students qualified to compete for an Air Force commission. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Army ROTC

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    MLS 101 - Foundations of Officership

    (F) The purpose of this course is to introduce to students the issues and competencies that are central to a leader's responsibilities. It is comprised of five modules of instruction: ethics and values, leadership, personal development, physical well-being and the Army profession. Additionally, this course addresses the specific life skills of time management, stress management and physical fitness. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 151. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 102 - Basic Leadership

    (S) This course is designed to build upon the fundamentals introduced in MLS 101 by focusing on communication skills, leadership and problem solving. It is comprised of four modules of instruction: communications, personal development, physical wellbeing and the Army profession. Life skills addressed in this course are: effective writing, goal setting, problem solving, active listening, nutrition, developmental counseling and assertiveness skill development. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 152. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 151 - Leadership Laboratory I

    Students meet for two hours each week to learn a variety of skills including first aid, drill and ceremonies, weapons familiarization and physical fitness training. For those students taking MLS 101 and 102. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code not given.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 152 - Leadership Laboratory I

    Students meet for two hours each week to learn a variety of skills including first aid, drill and ceremonies, weapons familiarization and physical fitness training. For those students taking MLS 101 and 102. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code not given.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 201 - Individual Leadership Studies

    (F) This course focuses on how to build teams, how to influence, how to communicate, how and when to make decisions, how to engage in creative problem solving and how to plan and organize. Values and ethics, along with the life skills taught in MLS 101 and 102 are also reinforced. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 251. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 202 - Leadership and Teamwork

    (S) This course is a continuation of MLS 201 with more practical applications of team building. This course focuses on how to build teams, how to influence, how to communicate, how and when to make decisions, how to engage in creative problem solving and how to plan and organize. Values and ethics, along with the life skills taught in MLS 101 and 102 are also reinforced. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 252. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 251 - Leadership Laboratory II

    Students meet for two hours each week as members of the cadet organization to participate in practical leadership exercises. Types of practical activities include rifle marksmanship, orienteering, drill and ceremonies, signal communications, physical fitness training, first aid, tactics and field exercises. For those students taking MLS 201 and 102. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code not given.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 252 - Leadership Laboratory II

    Students meet for two hours each week as members of the cadet organization to participate in practical leadership exercises. Types of practical activities include rifle marksmanship, orienteering, drill and ceremonies, signal communications, physical fitness training, first aid, tactics and field exercises. For those students taking MLS 201 and 102. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code not given.
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 301 - Leadership and Problem Solving

    (F) The focus of this course is leadership development. Students will learn to objectively analyze their personal leadership skills and performance while planning and conducting group training events. The life skills taught during MLS 101, 102, 201and 202 will be reinforced. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 351. (2 cr. hr. )

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 302 - Leadership and Ethics

    (S) This course is designed to continue the development of students as leaders by presenting instruction in the three foundational areas of interpersonal communication, values and ethics, and leadership. The modules focus on general communication theory, nonverbal communication, written and spoken communication skills, ethical decision-making, moral leadership, consideration of others — respecting diversity — spiritual needs, leadership and personality assessments, transactional and transformational leadership, and adult development. Prerequisite: MLS 301. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 352. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 351 - Leadership Laboratory III

    Students meet for two hours a week and occasional weekends to prepare for a five-week summer camp that follow their junior year. Emphasis is placed on the development of individual and leadership skills. Students rotate through leadership positions to practice applying decision-making skills in myriad situations. For those students taking MLS 301 and 302. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 352 - Leadership Laboratory III

    Students meet for two hours a week and on occasional weekends to prepare for a five-week summer camp that follows their junior year. Emphasis is placed on the development of individual and leadership skills. Students rotate through leadership positions to practice applying decision-making skills in myriad situations. For those students taking MLS 301 and 302. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 401 - Leadership and Management

    (F) This course concentrates on operations and training management, communications and leadership skills, staff coordination, effective meetings, social exchange and expectancy theories, and personal problem and crisis counseling skills. Prerequisite: MLS 302. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 451. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 402 - Officership

    (S) This course concentrates on assessing and establishing an ethical climate within an organization, financial planning, the foundations of military law, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and the law of warfare. This is a capstone course designed to prepare the student for commissioning in the Army as a second lieutenant. Students are required to produce and brief their capstone leadership project. Prerequisite: MLS 401. Applicable Leadership Lab: MLS 452. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 451 - Leadership Laboratory IV

    Senior students evaluate and counsel juniors on the planning and conduct of the weekly leadership labs. Seniors have an opportunity to practice leadership skills developed during previous ROTC training and summer camp experiences. For those students taking MLS 401 and 402. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MSL courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MLS 452 - Leadership Laboratory IV

    Senior students evaluate and counsel juniors on the planning and conduct of the weekly Leadership Labs. Seniors have an opportunity to practice leadership skills developed during previous ROTC training and summer camp experiences. For those students taking MLS 401 and 402. Notes: No credit is given for practical leadership training, but participation is optional for all students taking MLS courses. Training consists of physical fitness training three times per week and two hours of leadership laboratories each week. Students receive physical education credit for the laboratory.

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Modern Languages Department

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Adolescence Education

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    AED 323 - Seminar for Field Experience

    (C) Seminar for field experience in adolescence education (French and Spanish). Forty hours of field experience are required in this course. Seminar-based course to provide a variety of field experiences for preservice teachers. Observations and field reports from secondary classroom experiences required. Prerequisites: Admission to the adolescence education program and grade point average consistent with “good standing” status — not below 2.5.  Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 391 - Introduction to Adolescence Education

    (A) Students will develop a coherent and comprehensive personal educational philosophy; analyze the role of education and teachers in society; demonstrate an understanding of teacher certification standards and requirements; evaluate teaching, lesson planning and implementation and cooperative skills; and develop a portfolio. The course includes 25 hours of field observation/teaching experience. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 437 - Methods of Teaching Second Languages in Middle/Junior and High Schools I

    (A) Methods of teaching second language at the middle/junior high and high school levels through discussion, demonstrations, lectures and peer teaching. AED 437, 438 and SPE 275 must be taken concurrently. Prerequisites: PSY 101; PSY 232 or 332; AED 391; and in addition, ASP and AFR majors must have AED 323 and 24 credit hours of study in the language at the 300 level or above. Students must receive a grade of B or better in this course as one requirement of eligibility for student teaching. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered very semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 438 - Methods of Teaching Second Languages in Middle/Junior and High Schools II

    (A) Methods of teaching second languages at the middle/junior high and high school levels through discussion, demonstrations, lectures and peer teaching. AED 437, 438 and SPE 275 must be taken concurrently. Thirty-five hours of field experience are required. Prerequisites: PSY 101; PSY 232 or PSY 332; AED 391; and in addition, ASP and AFR majors must have AED 323 and 24 credit hours of study in the language at the 300 level or above. Students must receive a grade of B or better in this course as one requirement of eligibility for student teaching. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    AED 439 - Student Teaching: Adolescence Education - Second Languages

    (A) Student teaching in second languages. Prerequisites: AED 437 and 438. Additionally, for adolescence education: French and Spanish majors, 24 credit hours of study in the language at the 300 level or above and a minimum score of Intermediate High on the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview. See major department for all eligibility criteria. Grading: S, U grades are assigned. (14 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

American Sign Language

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    ASL 101 - Beginning American Sign Language I

    (B) Introduction to the study of American Sign Language (ASL), including grammar and syntax, basic vocabulary and appropriate protocol when using the language. Emphasis on developing communication strategies in ASL and on the configuration and culture of the deaf community. Fulfills: GE 9. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ASL 102 - Beginning American Sign Language II

    (B) Continuation of work begun in ASL 101. Prerequisite: ASL 101. Fulfills: GE 9. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ASL 201 - Intermediate American Sign Language I

    (B) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing with emphasis on developing communicative strategies at the intermediate level. Expanding cultural knowledge of the deaf. Prerequisite: ASL 102. Fulfills: GE 9. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ASL 202 - Intermediate American Sign Language II

    (B) Continuation of work undertaken in Intermediate Sign Language I. Prerequisite: ASL 201. Fulfills: GE 9. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Arabic

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    ARA 101 - Beginning Arabic I

    (F) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to Arabic culture and peoples. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in Arabic. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ARA 102 - Beginning Arabic II

    (S) Continuation of work begun in ARA 101. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in Arabic. Prerequisite: ARA 101 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ARA 201 - Intermediate Arabic I

    (F) Continued language skill development, with emphasis on developing communicative ability at the intermediate level and expanding sophistication of expression and cultural knowledge. Prerequisite: ARA 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ARA 202 - Intermediate Arabic II

    (S) Conclusion of intermediate-level language study and skill development, with continued emphasis on developing intermediate-level communicative ability while expanding sophistication of expression and cultural knowledge. Pre-requisite: ARA 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Chinese

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    CHI 101 - Beginning Chinese I

    (F) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to Chinese culture. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in Chinese. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHI 102 - Beginning Chinese II

    (S) Continuation of work begun in CHI 101. Prerequisite: CHI 101. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHI 201 - Intermediate Chinese I

    (F) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing with emphasis on developing communicative strategies at the second-year level. Expanding cultural knowledge. Prerequisite: CHI 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    CHI 202 - Intermediate Chinese II

    (S) Continuation of work undertaken in Intermediate Chinese I. Prerequisite: CHI 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

English as a Second Language

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    ESL 101 - English as a Second Language I

    (B) Introduction for non-native English speakers designed to further develop and strengthen academic English skills including listening, speaking, reading, writing and study skills. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 102 - English as a Second Language II

    (B) Continuation of work done in ESL 101. Prerequisite: ESL 101. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 300 - Theoretical Foundations of Teaching English as a Second Language

    (B) A survey of the theoretical foundations of current trends in the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL). While the practical concerns of the ESL professional are addressed, emphasis is on the role of theories of English language learning and teaching in informing practice. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 301 - Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language

    (B) Methods of teaching, reading, writing, speaking and communicating in English as a Second Language (ESL). Application of theories of second language acquisition and pedagogy to the teaching of ESL. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 302 - Applied Linguistics for Teachers of English as a Second Language

    (C) Introduction to some of the major areas within applied linguistics, e.g., morphology, syntax, phonology, register variation, focusing on pedagogical implications in the field of Teaching English as a Second Language. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 303 - English Grammar for TESOL

    (B) Surveys English grammar from a three-dimensional perspective (structure, meaning and use), follows a descriptive approach and emphasizes grammatical issues typically observed in the language produced by English learners. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 400 - Teaching Reading in the Second Language Classroom

    (B) Provides a theoretical and practical grasp of several current views of first and second language reading; investigates diagnostic techniques that can be used to identify strategies of non-native readers, examines materials, teaching methods and testing procedures used in foreign language and English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 401 - Teaching Writing in the Second Language Classroom

    (B) Provides a theoretical and practical grasp of several current views of first and second language writing; investigates diagnostic techniques that can be used to identify strategies of non-native writers, examines materials, teaching methods and testing procedures used in foreign language and English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 402 - Teaching English as a Second Language in the Content Area

    (B) Materials and techniques for the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL) through content areas such as mathematics, social studies and science. Application of theories of second language acquisition and pedagogy to teaching ESL in these areas. Includes 20 hours of field experience. Prerequisite: ESL 300 or consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 403 - Second Language Testing and Assessment

    (B) Provides a theoretical and practical understanding of current views of second language testing; investigates the various forms of testing and assessment in general, as well as in each of the four skill areas: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Prerequisites: ESL 300 and 301. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 404 - ESL Literacy in the Elementary School

    (B) Methods of teaching emergent and beginning ESL readers, with an emphasis on developing oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, listening and reading comprehension, spelling and writing skills. Includes 20 hours of field experience. Prerequisite: ESL 300 or consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ESL 405 - ESL Teaching Via Videoconference

    (A) ESL teaching practice through videoconferencing; reviews and expands on concepts and theories addressed in ESL methodology courses; examines technology as a tool to enhance teaching and learning second languages; highlights the importance of cross-cultural awareness in second language teaching. May be taken up to nine credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Foreign Literature in English Translation

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    FLT 493 - Foreign Films in Translation

    (O) Analysis of translated texts of 12 films. Critical works on these films, subsequent viewing of films. Subtitles vary. Also listed as CIN 493. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

French

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    FRE 101 - Beginning French I

    (A) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to French and Francophone culture. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in French. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 102 - Beginning French II

    (A) Continuation of work begun in FRE 101. Prerequisite: FRE 101 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 129 - Special Topics in French

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 201 - Intermediate French I

    (A) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing with emphasis on developing communicative strategies at the intermediate level. Expanding cultural knowledge with exposure to literature. Prerequisite: FRE 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 202 - Intermediate French II

    (A) Continuation of work undertaken at the intermediate level in FRE 201. Prerequisite: FRE 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 229 - Special Topics in French

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 305 - French Conversation and Composition

    (C) Development of increasing listening, speaking, reading and writing ability in French through conversational activities and role-playing. Acquisition of survival skills, tools for expressing opinions and emotions, and expanded vocabulary. Grammar review based on individual needs apparent in student writings. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 307 - French Through the Media

    (C) Study of the changing image of French society as portrayed in a variety of media (films, the World Wide Web, television, the press). Emphasis on oral expression, listening comprehension and vocabulary expansion. Grammar review undertaken on an individual basis, through students’ writing. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 309 - Grammatical Structure of French

    (C) Morphology, grammar and syntax of present-day French, oral and written. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 310 - Pratique de la Lecture

    (C) Techniques of close reading, including procedures used in explication de texte. Practice in written French through compositions and journal writing. Prerequisite: FRE 202. LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 311 - Francophone Literatures

    (O) Novels, poetry and drama in French from Canada, Africa, the French Antilles, Vietnam, etc. (places other than continental France). Introduction to the study of genre using Francophone literature as texts. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 312 - La Pratique de L’Écriture

    (O) Extensive writing in French on a wide range of topics explored through a variety of sample texts including electronic resources such as online government documents, radio and television materials, and various other literary and nonliterary texts, both current and historical. Discussions and written assignments submitted and evaluated in French. Emphasis on clarity of expression; attention to various styles of writing (descriptive, expository, persuasive, narrative, etc.) Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 315 - Introduction to French Literature I

    (O) Survey of literary genres, representative works: medieval period to 1700. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 316 - Introduction to French Literature II

    (S) From 1700 to modern times. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 318 - French Civilization

    (C) Modern French society, culture. Readings, discussion in French. Subtitles specify emphasis on historical background or specific contemporary topics. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 319 - Francophone Civilization

    (O) An exploration of Francophone civilization as it manifests itself in the Caribbean, Africa, North America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and various French territorial possessions. Attention is given to historical reasons why the French language is present throughout the world, and extensive readings, often Internet based, allow students to familiarize themselves with various Francophone cultures and analyze them comparatively. Readings and discussions are in French. Prerequisite: FRE 202. Fulfills: PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 320 - French and Careers

    (C) Development of technical language skills for effective communication in various fields, using authentic materials drawn from print and electronic media. Role playing and written assignments providing practice in everyday situations encountered in the tourism industry, translation and interpreting, the medical profession, banking, the business world. Prerequisites: FRE 202. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 329 - Special Topics in French

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 333 - Practicum: Teaching Intermediate French I

    (A) Participation as supervised teaching assistant in all activities of Intermediate French I; special responsibility for leading structured drills and conversation with small groups. Prerequisites: FRE 305, consent of instructor. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 334 - Practicum: Teaching Intermediate French II

    (A) Participation as supervised teaching assistant in all activities of Intermediate French II; special responsibility for leading structured drills and conversation with small groups. Prerequisites: FRE 305, consent of instructor. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 353 - Linguistics for Language Teachers

    (O) Introduction to theoretical and descriptive linguistics for Romance languages: phonetics and phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics. Also listed as ICC/SPA 353. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 407 - Commercial French

    (O) Vocabulary and forms of French commercial usage. Enrolled students may register to take the exam for the certificat for proficiency in commercial French offered by the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris. Prerequisite: One 300-level French course, 305 or above. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 413 - French Literature of the Seventeenth Century

    (O) Descartes, Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Pascal, LaRochefoucauld, according to subtitle. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 315 or 316. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 415 - French Literature of the Eighteenth Century

    (O) Literature of the Enlightenment. Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu or Diderot; the Encyclopedists, La Nouvelle Héloïse, according to subtitle. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 315 or 316. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 417 - Literature of the Nineteenth Century

    (O) Romanticism, realism, symbolism, naturalism. Novel from 1815 to 1850, novel from 1850 to 1900, poetry of Romantic period, symbolist poetry, drama and opera after 1850, according to subtitle. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 315 or 316. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 419 - Literature of the Twentieth Century

    (O) Selected readings. Subtitles indicate area of study, which maybe a genre, a period, a literary or philosophical movement, or a theme. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 315 or 316. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 423 - Themes in Literature

    (O) Themes as basis for study of several works or authors, e.g., women, love, society, revolution. For students with knowledge of French, although subject may be comparative in nature if indicated by subtitle. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: FRE 315 or 316. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 429 - Special Topics in French

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 503 - Advanced Grammatical Structure of French

    (O) Advanced work in French stylistics; special problems in morphology, grammar and syntax of present-day French, oral and written. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 504 - Teaching French Civilization

    (O) France and the modern Francophone world. In-depth study of various aspects of French and Francophone civilization, with particular focus on the development and integration of materials for use in the public school classroom. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 505 - Techniques of Translating French

    (O) Career-orientated translation training: film dubbing, simultaneous translation, commercial translation, etc. May be repeated as subtitle changes. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 506 - Teaching French Literature

    (O) In-depth study of selected texts from French and Francophone literature, with particular focus on the development and integration of materials for use in the public school classroom. Prerequisites: Two literature courses at the 300 or 400 level. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 515 - Seminar in Literature

    (O) Topics defined by subtitle. Knowledge of French required. Major texts read in French even when topic in comparative literature is presented. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 517 - Independent Study

    (O) Individual supervised study. May be repeated; no more than six credit hours may be used toward degree. Prerequisite: Two semesters of 300-level courses, consent of department. (1-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    FRE 529 - Special Topics in French

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

German

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    GER 101 - Beginning German I

    (F) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to German culture. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in German. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 102 - Beginning German II

    (S) Continuation of work begun in GER 101. Prerequisite: GER 101 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 129 - Special Topics in German

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 201 - Intermediate German I

    (F) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing with emphasis on developing communicative strategies at the intermediate level. Expanding cultural knowledge with exposure to literature. Prerequisite: GER 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 202 - Intermediate German II

    (S) Continuation of work undertaken at the intermediate level in GER 201. Prerequisite: GER 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 229 - Special Topics in German

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 329 - Special Topics in German

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 429 - Special Topics in German

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    GER 517 - Independent Study

    (O) Individual supervised study. May be repeated; no more than six credit hours may be used toward degree. Prerequisite: Two semesters of 300-level courses; consent of department (2-3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Italian

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    ITA 101 - Beginning Italian I

    (F) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to Italian culture. Emphasis on developing communicative ability in Italian. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ITA 102 - Beginning Italian II

    (S) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with emphasis on developing communicative ability at the beginning level. Expansion of cultural knowledge. Prerequisite: ITA 101 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ITA 201 - Intermediate Italian I

    (F) Continued language skill development, with emphasis on developing communicative ability at the intermediate level and expanding sophistication of expression and cultural knowledge. Prerequisite: ITA 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ITA 202 - Intermediate Italian II

    (S) Conclusion of intermediate-level language study and skill development, with continued emphasis on developing intermediate-level communicative ability, while expanding sophistication of expression and cultural knowledge. Prerequisite: ITA 201 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Modern Languages

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    ICC 129 - Special Topics in International Communications and Culture

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 143 - International Student Seminar

    (A) Facilitates the intellectual and social integration of international students into the academic community of SUNY Cortland. Engages students in critical thinking about their personal, academic and social development as they make the transition to SUNY Cortland. Consent of department. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 145 - Introduction to Academic Language and University Practices

    (A) Introduces international students — students whose first language is not English — to academic language and the American university system, practices and expectations. Special emphasis is placed on discipline-specific discourse conventions and assignments. Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 146 - Academic Writing Across Disciplines

    (S) Instructs international students, students whose first language is not English, in academic process writing and genre-specific language features. Special emphasis is also placed on discipline-specific writing assignments and the use of concordance software and corpora to study academic language form and structure. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 147 - Academic Grammar and Vocabulary

    (A) Introduces international students — students whose first language is not English— to academic grammar and vocabulary conventions. Reinforces and complements topics in ICC 145. Consent of department. (1.5 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 148 - Academic Grammar and Vocabulary Across Disciplines

    (S) Provides international students, students whose first language is not English, with the necessary tools and practice to enhance the grammatical and lexical accuracy and sophistication of their academic writing across the curriculum. Students will be able to identify and correct errors as well as accurately use lexico-grammatical features often found in discipline-specific academic writing. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1.5 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 149 - Academic Listening and Speaking

    (A) Provides international students — students whose first language is not English— with intensive practice in academic listening and speaking. Emphasizes listening strategies, note-taking skills and interpersonal, interpretive and presentational skills, which are crucial for the success of international students in an American university setting. Consent of department. (1.5 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 150 - Academic Listening and Speaking Across the Disciplines

    (S) This course is designed to provide instruction and practice in both oral and aural communication skills necessary for success across all disciplines. Critical listening skills are taught, and students work on improving their pronunciation and their ability to clearly and appropriately express their ideas. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to both lead and take part in academic classroom discussions. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (1.5 cr. hr.)



    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

     

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    ICC 201 - Introduction to the Literature of U.S. Latinos

    (O) Selected works of drama, fiction and poetry by U.S. authors of Latin American heritage, written primarily in English. Some knowledge of Spanish helpful, but not necessary. Prerequisite: CPN 101 or 103. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 229 - Special Topics in International Communications and Culture

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 324 - Foreign Languages For The Elementary School

    (O) Theory, methodology, materials, classroom management and curriculum development for teaching foreign languages at the elementary school level (FLES). In-school practicum component included. Approved by NYSED for FLES certification. Prerequisite: Any 300-level FRE or SPA course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 325 - Foreign Language Practicum in the Elementary Classroom

    (O) Opportunity for advanced language students to present weekly foreign language lessons to elementary school pupils. In addition, weekly group meeting with course instructor. May be repeated for up to four credit hours in any one language. Prerequisite: ICC 324. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 329 - Special Topics in International Communications and Culture

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 353 - Linguistics for Language Teachers

    (O) Introduction to theoretical and descriptive linguistics for Romance languages: phonetics and phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics. Also listed as FRE/SPA 353. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 429 - Special Topics in International Communications and Culture

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 523 - Integrating Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

    (C) Focus on learning how to use communications technologies and develop related foreign language materials with an emphasis on pedagogically sound integration of these technologies and materials in the foreign language curriculum. Technologies to be explored include: presentation software, interactive multimedia, the World Wide Web and real-time communication. Prerequisite: Graduate status or consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 525 - ESL Teaching Via Videoconference

    (A) ESL teaching practice through videoconferencing; reviews and expands on concepts and theories addressed in ESL methodology courses; examines technology as a tool to enhance teaching and learning second languages; highlights the importance of cross-cultural awareness in second language teaching. May be taken up to nine credit hours. Not open to students with nine credit hours of ESL 405. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency codes can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    ICC 529 - Special Topics in International Communications and Culture

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Spanish

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    SPA 101 - Beginning Spanish I

    (A) Introduction to the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with exposure to Hispanic culture. Emphasis on developing communicative strategies in Spanish. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SPA 102 - Beginning Spanish II

    (A) Continuation of work begun in SPA 101. Prerequisite: SPA 101 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SPA 129 - Special Topics in Spanish

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I

    (A) Continued development of the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, with emphasis on developing communicative strategies at the intermediate level. Expanding cultural knowledge with exposure to literature. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or equivalent. Fulfills: GE 9; Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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Dance

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    DNC 101 - Ballet I

    (F) A dance technique and study course that explores the development of ballet as a base technique for professional dance in the theatre. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 102 - Jazz Dance I

    (S) A dance technique and study course focused on style and syncopation of jazz dance. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 103 - Tap Dance I

    (F) Exploration and development of basic tap dance technique. Exercises and combinations focus on strong rhythmic patterns and control. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 129 - Special Topics in Dance

    (A) Selected topics.  May be taken more than once as subtitle changes.   Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 201 - Ballet II

    (S) A continuation of the study and development of ballet technique, building on skills and concepts presented in Ballet I. Theoretical and practical vocabularies are expanded with more intricate and difficult combinations of steps and exercises. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisite: DNC 101. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 203 - Tap Dance II

    (S) Advanced styles and steps are developed. Expanded use of basic vocabulary learned in Tap I. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisite: DNC 103. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 229 - Special Topics in Dance

    (A) Selected Topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes.  Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 301 - Ballet III

    (F) Study and development of ballet technique, building on skills and concepts presented in Ballet II. Exercises and combinations include more challenging and intricate steps. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisite: DNC 201. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 302 - Jazz Dance II

    (F) Intermediate Jazz dance techniques continuing the skills developed in Jazz dance I. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisites: DNC 101 and DNC 102, junior standing or permission of department. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 329 - Special Topics in Dance

    (A) Selected Topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 401 - Ballet IV

    (S) Study and development of ballet technique, building on skills and concepts presented in Ballet III. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisite: DNC 301. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 423 - Theatre Dance I

    (F) Dance techniques and styles incorporating the various forms used in musical theatre. Prerequisites: DNC 103, 202, 301. DNC 103 and 202 may be taken concurrently with DNC 423. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 424 - Theatre Dance II

    (S) Continued exploration of dance as a form of dramatic expression. The synthesis and interconnection of dance, music and drama are emphasized. May be repeated for one additional credit hour. Prerequisite: DNC 423. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    DNC 429 - Special Topics in Dance

    (A) Selected Topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Music

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    MUS 100 - Music in Western Society

    (A) Significant historical periods of music covering styles, forms, composers, representative compositions, Gregorian chant through contemporary. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 101 - World Music

    (B) Study of music cultures of the world's indigenous peoples. Shared musical ideas, social organization, common repertoires and material culture. Fulfills: GE 3 and GE 6; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 105 - Basic Musicianship I

    (B) Intensive study of basic musical skills, including introductory music theory, sight singing, ear training and keyboard playing as applied to musical theatre scores. Fulfills: LASR (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 106 - Basic Musicianship II

    (B) A continuation of the work on musical skills begun in MUS 105, with more individual applied work on learning songs, learning a part within a musical ensemble and sight-singing songs and ensembles. Prerequisite: MUS 105. Fulfills: LASR (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 110 - Survey of African American Music

    (B) A general survey of African American music tracing the origin from colonial music of the 17th century to rap music of the 20th century. Also listed as AAS 110. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 111 - Introduction to Music Theory

    (A) Basic theory: experiences in melodic, rhythmic, harmonic expressions. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 129 - Special Topics in Music

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 160 - Applied Piano

    (A) Private lessons in piano. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 163 - Applied Strings

    (A) Private lessons in string instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 164 - Applied Voice

    (A) Private lessons in voice. Includes a zero-credit repertoire class scheduled separately. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 165 - Applied Woodwinds

    (A) Private lessons in woodwind instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 166 - Applied Brass

    (A) Private lessons in brass instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 180 - Piano Class I

    (A) Fundamental piano technique, playing of solo pieces and duets. Only students without prior piano experience admitted. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 181 - Piano Class II

    (S) Prerequisite: MUS 180. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 184 - Voice Class I

    (F) Fundamental voice training; a standard repertoire of songs. Class, individual performance. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 185 - Voice Class II

    (S) Prerequisites: MUS 184, consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 201 - Music Theory I

    (F) For music majors or students with prior musical experience. Written theory: scales through basic harmonizations; applied theory: ear-training through keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 202 - Music Theory II

    (S) Continuation of MUS 201: employment of fundamental chords, progressions in harmonizing given melodies. Keyboard experience, ear-training and analysis. Prerequisite: MUS 201. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 221 - Music History I

    (C) The earliest examples of notated music in western culture through music's stylistic transformations in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Period (AD-1600). Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 222 - Music History II

    (C) A survey of the Baroque and Classical periods of music (1600-1825). Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 223 - Music History III

    (F-C) Music of the 19th and 20th centuries. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 229 - Special Topics in Music

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 240 - Choral Union

    (A) College-Community mixed choral group that performs major choral works. Repertoire ranges from Baroque to contemporary works. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 249 - College Singers

    (A) Advanced college choir open to qualified students. Repertoire from Renaissance to 20th century, vocal training, concert tours. Consent of instructor required. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 250 - Chamber Arts Ensemble

    (O) Select vocal-instrumental ensemble which performs chamber literature from all periods. Solo performance opportunities. Consent of instructor required. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 254 - Ensemble

    (A) Small vocal or instrumental groups which perform wide range of ensemble literature. Consent of instructor required. (.5 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 256 - College-Community Orchestra

    (A) Symphonic organization; performs wide ranges of orchestral literature. Consent of instructor required. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 259 - Wind Ensemble

    (A) Symphonic ensemble which performs wide range of wind ensemble, concert band literature. Concert tours. Consent of instructor required. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 260 - Applied Piano

    (A) Private lessons in piano. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 263 - Applied Strings

    (A) Private lessons in string instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 264 - Applied Voice

    (A) Private lessons in voice. Includes a zero-credit repertoire class scheduled separately. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 265 - Applied Woodwinds

    (A) Private lessons in woodwind instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: Note: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 266 - Applied Brass

    (A) Private lessons in brass instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 329 - Special Topics in Music

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 331 - Musical Theatre Performance I

    (F) Synthesis of voice, acting, dance and history courses into a cohesive approach to musical theatre. Focus on song analysis, audition techniques and physical expression. Prerequisites: MUS 111, 164 or 184; DNC 201, THT 220 and 361. Also listed as THT 331. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 332 - Jazz

    (O) The history of jazz in the United States, styles and structure as well as the place of this music in our culture. Prerequisite: MUS 100, 221, 222, or 223. Also listed as AAS 332. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 360 - Applied Piano

    (A) Private lessons in piano. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 363 - Applied Strings

    (A) Private lessons in string instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 364 - Applied Voice

    (A) Private lessons in voice. Includes a zero-credit repertoire class scheduled separately. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 365 - Applied Woodwinds

    (A) Private lessons in woodwind instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 366 - Applied Brass

    (A) Private lessons in brass instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 429 - Special Topics in Music

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 460 - Applied Piano

    (A) Private lessons in piano. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 464 - Applied Voice

    (A) Private lessons in voice. Includes a zero-credit repertoire class scheduled separately. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 465 - Applied Woodwinds

    (A) Private lessons in woodwind instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 466 - Applied Brass

    (A) Private lessons in brass instruments. Each level may be repeated once. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 470 - Music and the Child

    (C) Role of music in development of child through use of singing, rhythm, listening, instrumental, creative improvisations and music reading experiences. Prerequisite: MUS 111 or 201. Open only to juniors and seniors. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 490 - Independent Study

    (A) Individual study culminating in advanced performance or substantial project. Consent of department required. (2-8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 491 - Independent Study

    (A) Individual study culminating in advanced performance or substantial project. Consent of department required. (2-8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 529 - Special Topics in Music

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. Notes: For qualified students with the consent of the department. All students taking applied music must be enrolled concurrently in at least one performing ensemble. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 590 - Independent Study

    (A) Individual study culminating in advanced performance or substantial project. Consent of department required. (2-8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    MUS 591 - Independent Study

    (A) Individual study culminating in advanced performance or substantial project. Consent of department required. (2-8 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Theatre

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    THT 100 - Introduction To Theatre Arts

    (A) Survey of the arts, the crafts and the organization of theatre. Theory, application and practicum. Lecture/Lab Hours: Two lectures, one two-hour lab. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 107 - Masks and Makeup

    (C) Introduction to the uses, methods and applications of stage makeup and masks with practical experience in makeup design and implementation; mask design and construction; exploration of makeup and masks in diverse cultural and theatre traditions. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 120 - Acting I

    (A) Introduction to acting techniques through exploration of stage movement, voice and diction, basic makeup, improvisation and theatre games. Practicum. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 129 - Special Topics in Theatre

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once a subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 161 - Theatre History I

    (F) History of Western Theatre from ancient times through Renaissance. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 162 - Theatre History II

    (S) History of Western theatre from the Renaissance to the present. Fulfills: GE 8; LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 212 - Stage Movement

    (C) Theatre blocking, mime, dance and stage combat. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 220 - Acting II

    (S-C) Continued study of acting techniques through stage movement and dance, voice and diction, character makeup and character study, Practicum. Prerequisite: THT 120. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 229 - Special Topics in Theatre

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once a subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 240 - Technical Theatre I

    (F-C) Basic scenic construction, stage structure and rigging, basic lighting, production. Practicum. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 241 - Puppetry

    (C) The history and techniques of puppetry; exploration of a variety of performance applications; familiarization with a range of puppet construction techniques, operation methods, script and production development, and performance. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 260 - Influences on the American Musical Theatre

    (C) The study of important playwrights and composers in American theatre and how they influenced musical theatre from the late 19th century to the present day. Theatrical and musical styles, forms, artists, representative works and social influences. Not open to students with credit for THT 161 or THT 162. Fulfills: GE 8, LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 325 - The Working Actor

    (C) Marketing strategies for the young professional actor, including development of an online portfolio and marketing plan. On-camera acting technique for work in film, television and commercials. Audition preparation for various types of employment within the acting profession.  Prerequisite: THT 220, which may be taken concurrently. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 329 - Special Topics in Theatre

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once a subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 330 - Literature in Performance

    (O) Theory and practice of reading prose and poetry aloud. Analysis of literature with special attention to its oral aspects. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 331 - Musical Theatre Performance I

    (F) Synthesis of voice, acting, dance and history courses into a cohesive approach to musical theatre. Focus on song analysis, audition techniques and physical expression. Prerequisites: MUS 111, 164 or 184; DNC 201, THT 220 and 361. Also listed as MUS 331. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 361 - Musical Theatre in American Culture

    (B) The development of the American musical theatre from its European roots to the present day, with emphasis on major playwrights and composers and how their work reflected American society. Prerequisite: THT 260. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 399 - Participation in Theatre

    (A) Participation in cast or crew of a major production. For elective credit only. Grading: S, U grades assigned. (.5 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 425 - Acting III: Scene Study

    (B) Expand and develop techniques explored in THT 220. Focus on developing the actor’s ability to play active truthful scenes in a variety of styles. May be repeated once for a maximum of six credit hours. Prerequisite: THT 220. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 429 - Special Topics in Theatre

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once a subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 430 - Musical Theatre Performance II

    (S) Performance and scene study continuing the exploration of musical theatre techniques. Prerequisites: DNC 203, 401 and THT 331. For majors only, must have junior status. (2 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 432 - Directing I

    (S-C) Techniques of play direction: script analysis, casting, rehearsing, staging. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 440 - Independent Study, Theatre

    (A) Prerequisite: Consent of department (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 461 - Seminar in Musical Theatre

    (S-C) Focused study of specific composers and lyricists. Prerequisite: THT 261. Fulfills: LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code S = offered in spring; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 470 - Theatre Management

    (F-C) Theoretical and practical aspects of theatre management including organizations, productions, audience development, budgeting and business practices. Practicum. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code F = offered in fall; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 529 - Special Topics in Theatre

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once a subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    THT 542 - Puppetry for Educators

    (M-C) A survey of the history and techniques of puppet performance which emphasizes the cross cultural relevance of puppets and the status of puppetry as a performing art, as well as its relationship to various narrative traditions. Individual — graduate level — research projects will examine puppetry within a pedagogical frame that targets specific content areas and suggests strategies for using puppets in a variety of ways with particular grade levels. Practicum. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code M = offered in summer; C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Philosophy Department

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Philosophy

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    PHI 100 - Introduction to Philosophy

    (A) Introduction to subject matter and methods of philosophy. Readings include classical and contemporary writers on a range of philosophical topics including social and political philosophy, philosophy of religion, questions of metaphysics and epistemology, ethics and basic characteristics of rational inquiry. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 110 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation

    (B) Exercises and principles designed to enhance critical thinking and evaluation of arguments. In addition to a focus on philosophical inquiry, classes also concentrate on daily situations such as ordinary conversations, reading newspapers and advertising. Not open to students with credit for COM 241. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 111 - Symbolic Logic

    (O) Principles of Symbolic Logic used in determining validity or invalidity of arguments. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 129 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 135 - Introduction to Ethics

    (A) Exploration of moral issues found in our daily lives and our special disciplines. Includes problems such as racial and sexual discrimination, abortion, capital punishment, civil disobedience, war, problems in bioethics. Fulfills: GE 12; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide .
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    PHI 140 - Prejudice, Discrimination and Morality

    (A) Freedom, justice and equality are examined in connection with racism and sexism. Fulfills: GE 11; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 160 - Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

    (B) Introductory exploration of issues related to origins of human conflict and the peaceful resolution thereof. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 170 - Philosophical Meditations

    (B) Theoretical exploration of the relationship of mind and body. Basic meditation techniques such as zazen, walking meditation, qigong and taiji forms. S and U grades assigned. May be repeated for up to four credit hours. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 201 - Ancient Social Philosophy

    (B) Explores ancient social philosophy as part of the social, political and historical development of Western Civilization from its origins in Greece, emphasizing Plato and Aristotle to the Epicureans and Roman Stoics and comparing them to developments in other parts of the world. Analyzes the Greeks’ understanding of the human person in society and how that has influenced our thinking today. Covers such topics as democracy, justice, friendship and the family. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide
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    PHI 202 - Modern Philosophy

    (B) Explores modern European philosophy as part of the historical development of industrialization and colonialism and considers the influence of European ideas on non-European and contemporary societies with particular regard to gender, race and social class. Analyzes the theories of human nature, property rights, and the ideal role of government in liberal democracies. Specifically examines the ideas of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hume and Descartes in the context of Britain’s Glorious Revolution as well as the American and French Revolutions. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 203 - Social Ethics

    (C) Basic theories of ethics and their application to the problems of social justice. Theorists studied will include: Kant, J. S. Mill, Rawls, Nozick. Issues to be discussed may include affirmative action, political liberty and civil disobedience, and equality. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 205 - Prisons and Punishment

    (C) A consideration of theoretical issues surrounding the concept and justification of punishment from traditional sources (Kant, Bentham, Mill) to modern critiques (Foucault). A number of special issues surrounding prison policy and practice (race, supermax, prisons, youthful offenders) are also analyzed. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 229 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 235 - Aesthetics and Film

    (O) Theoretical issues surrounding film, including the nature of film and judgments about film, comparison of film theories and theories of film criticism, genres. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Also listed as CIN 225. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 240 - Social and Political Philosophy

    (C) With an emphasis on the relationship between the individual and the state as well as on opposing conceptions of democracy, freedom, and a just society, the course relates themes of social and political philosophy with historical, economic, and political events and movements from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Fulfills: GE 5; LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 270 - Race and Racism

    (O) An examination of political and philosophical issues stemming from relations of power based on "race" in the U.S. Subjects will include how the concept of "race" has been used to classify humans, designating them as inferior or superior; the notions of racial identity or race consciousness; and political philosophies addressing the problem of racial oppression. Also listed as AAS 270. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 271 - Philosophy of Human Nature

    (O) Discussion of various existential approaches to the problem and meaning of human existence. Focus on existentialist themes such as self-consciousness, freedom, absurdity, responsibility, being and nothingness. Fulfills: GE 7; LASR; PRES. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 272 - Utopias

    (O) An investigation of the concept of ideal societies. The course will investigate the literary expressions of utopian sentiment, historical attempts at founding utopian communities and the philosophical implications of utopian thought. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 300 - Philosophical Issues

    (O) Detailed study of one philosophical problem or comparative study of two or more philosophers. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: 200-level course in philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 301 - Philosophy of the Aztecs, Maya, Incas

    (C) Analysis of the philosophical world view ffrom three distinct pre-Columbian civilizations, namely the Aztecs, the Maya and the Incas. Topics to be addressed are time cosmology and the meaning of life. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 302 - Contemporary Latin American Philosophy

    (C) A systematic introduction to the history and most important topics of contemporary Latin American philosophy. Topics to be addressed are: globalization, the human condition, epistemology and the ethics of recognition. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 320 - Environmental Ethics

    (C) A consideration of ethical issues as they arise in human interaction with the environment. Topics will include environmental racism, "speciesism," the Gaia hypothesis and the impact of population growth on ecology. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 321 - Medical Ethics

    (O) Consideration of ethical issues as they arise in contemporary medical practice and related health-care professions. Readings from philosophy, law and medicine. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 329 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 330 - Philosophies of Nonviolence

    (C) Examination of a variety of philosophies, theories and practices of nonviolence from both western and eastern perspective. Fulfills: LASR (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 331 - War and Terrorism

    (C) An examination of war and terrorism from a philosophical perspective. Definition and limits of war, origins of terrorism, and nonviolent responses to terrorism. Fulfills: LASR (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 332 - Asian Philosophy

    (C) An examination of Asian philosophy. Topics may include Daosim, Confucianism, Buddhism, Hinduism and other minor philosophies. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 333 - Ethics of Love

    (B) Analysis of the philosophy and ethics of love, including erotic love, friendship, affection and agapic love. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 340 - Philosophy of Law

    (O) Nature of law with special attention to relation of law to morality. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 375 - Science, Truth and Bias

    (O) Examines accounts of scientific methods and the influence of social values or human interests on scientific reasoning. Contemporary challenges to the idea of objectivity will be looked at to understand knowledge claims in the natural and social sciences. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 380 - Feminist Social Thought

    (C) Discussion of various philosophical approaches to problems of women's oppression, like sex role stereotyping, economic discrimination and treatment in family. Comparison of political theories and strategy. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 382 - Marxist Philosophy

    (O) Karl Marx's thought and its implications for today. Topics will include political economic theory, alienation, sexism, racism and imperialism. Prerequisite: Three hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 390 - Contemporary Philosophical Approaches

    (O) In-depth study of contemporary trends in philosophy, e.g. logical positivism, phenomenology, ordinary language philosophy, analytic philosophy, pragmatism, naturalism, postmodernism. May be repeated as subject area changes. Prerequisite: 200-level course in philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 399 - Directed Study in Philosophy

    (O) An independent directed study in social philosophy. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 400 - Seminar in a Major Philosopher

    (O) Detailed study of one philosopher's works. May be repeated as subtitle changes. Prerequisite: Nine hours of philosophy or consent of instructor. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 429 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 450 - Philosophy Teaching Assistant

    (O) Students will act as teaching assistants in a lower-level philosophy class. Responsibilities will include:assisting instructor in classroom management, group work, grading under supervision, occasional class teaching, mentoring other students. Grade of B or higher required in the host course. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 490 - Senior Thesis in Social Philosophy

    (O) Independent research in social philosophy, culminating in a substantial research paper to be written under the guidance of a philosophy faculty member. Prerequisites: Nine credit hours of philosophy courses at the 300 level or consent of the department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 499 - Independent Studies

    (O) Directed research culminating in substantial paper. For majors and minors only. Prerequisite: Consent of department. (3 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occassionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PHI 529 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    (O) Selected topics. May be taken more than once as subtitle changes. Prerequisites: Designated by department as appropriate for content and academic level of credit. (1-4 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code O = offered occasionally
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

Physical Education Department

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Activity Courses for Majors

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    PED 157 - Orienteering Activities for Educators

    (B) Introduces the broad spectrum of "orienteering" activities which use various navigational tools, map-reading skills, compass and GPS devices as a way to navigate indoor and outdoor spaces. Learning experiences are designed for educators and will cover a range of educational applications from recreational to instructive to sport/competitive. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.
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    PED 180 - Team Sport Methods

    (A) Activity experience designed to provide students with knowledge of the concepts associated with skill acquisition in team sport activities classified as team passing, striking, fielding and net/wall sports. Students will demonstrate game performance skills in four exemplar sports. Prerequisite: EXS 197 which may be taken concurrently. (1 cr. hr.)

    Frequency code A = offered every semester
    Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide .
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    PED 181 - Adventure Activities

    (A) The content fo