Sep 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course Description Notes

Northern Kentucky University has established abbreviations for its various disciplines. These abbreviations, which are printed next to the name of each discipline in the following course descriptions, should be used in preparing course schedules and at other times when referring to specific courses.

Following course titles in parenthesis is the number of semester hours of credit in the course. Listed below the course title are the number of classroom and lab/studio hours in the course, course prerequisites and co-requisites, and the semesters in which the course is taught.

Many courses satisfy NKU general education requirements under guidelines of the Kentucky Transfer Policy. If a particular course is approved for general education credit, a two-letter general education category designation follows the course title. The category for which the course is approved is listed in full beneath the course description. The general education category designations are:

OC – Oral Communication
WC – Written Communication
AH – Arts and Humanities
QR – Quantitative Reasoning
NS – Natural Sciences
SB – Social and Behavioral Sciences

Please refer to the General Education section of this catalog for complete information.

The university reserves the right to withdraw or modify courses of instruction at any time.

 

Education

   •  EDU 544 Aquatic Ecology for Teachers (3 credits)
   •  EDU 545 Fundamentals of Environmental Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 546 Teaching Environmental Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 547 Teaching and Learning in the Outdoors (3 credits)
   •  EDU 548 Environmental Issues for Educators (3 credits)
   •  EDU 550 Current Trends in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 551 Preschool Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 552 Infant Toddler Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 554 Language Development and Emergent Literacy (3 credits)
   •  EDU 565 Early Childhood Assessments for Screening (3 credits)
   •  EDU 566 Ongoing Assessment in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 567 Math and Science Exploration PreK-3rd (3 credits)
   •  EDU 568 Administration and Supervision in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 569 Kindergarten Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 575 Language Arts Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 576 Science Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 577 Mathematics Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 578 Social Studies Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 594 Topics: Education (1-3 credits)
   •  EDU 599 Independent Study: Education (1-3 credits)

Education - Special Education

   •  EDS 322 Instructional Planning for Inclusive Elementary Classrooms (3 credits)
   •  EDS 323 Instructional Planning for Inclusive Middle Level Classrooms (3 credits)
   •  EDS 324 Instructional Planning for Inclusive Secondary Classrooms (3 credits)
   •  EDS 360 Students with Exceptionalities in School (3 credits)
   •  EDS 360H Students with Exceptionalities Honors (3 credits)
   •  EDS 362 Applied Behavior Analysis for Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
   •  EDS 363 Behavior Management Strategies for Young Child (3 credits)
   •  EDS 364 Characteristics of Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
   •  EDS 365 Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioral Disorder (3 credits)
   •  EDS 464 Assessment Learning and Behavior Disorders (3 credits)
   •  EDS 472 Special Education Methods and Materials (3 credits)
   •  EDS 473 Special Education Field Experience (2 credits)
   •  EDS 551 Assistive Technology in the Classroom (3 credits)
   •  EDS 561 Intellectual and Orthopedic Disabilities (3 credits)
   •  EDS 562 Early Childhood Special Education Programs (3 credits)
   •  EDS 570 Working with Families of Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
   •  EDS 572 Secondary Special Education Programs (3 credits)
   •  EDS 588 Professional Laboratory Experiences (3-6 credits)
   •  EDS 599 Independent Study: Special Education (1-3 credits)

Electronic Media and Broadcasting

   •  EMB 100 Media Literacy - AH (3 credits)
   •  EMB 101 Electronic Media Appreciation 1 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 102 Electronic Media Production Assistance 1 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 105 Media in a Diverse Society - SB (3 credits)
   •  EMB 110 Introduction to Mass Media (3 credits)
   •  EMB 140 Introduction to Media Aesthetics (3 credits)
   •  EMB 201 Electronic Media Appreciation 2 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 202 Electronic Media Production Assistance 2 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 210 Single Camera Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 215 Audio Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 230 Broadcast Announcing (3 credits)
   •  EMB 260 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
   •  EMB 301 Electronic Media Appreciation 3 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 302 Electronic Media Production Assistance 3 (1 credit)
   •  EMB 305 Multicamera Video Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 307 Broadcast Programming (3 credits)
   •  EMB 308 Electronic News Gathering (3 Credits)
   •  EMB 310 Newscast Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 311 History of Electronic Media and Broadcasting (3 credits)
   •  EMB 313 Media Sales, Advertising, and Promotion (3 credits)
   •  EMB 315 Media Performance (3 credits)
   •  EMB 320 Multitrack Audio Mixing (3 credits)
   •  EMB 322 Video Editing (3 credits)
   •  EMB 325 Advanced Media Performance (3 credits)
   •  EMB 326 Finishing (3 credits)
   •  EMB 330 Live Broadcast Production (3 Credits)
   •  EMB 335 Sports Media Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 370 International Media (3 credits)
   •  EMB 380 Documentary Theory and History (3 credits)
   •  EMB 394 Topics: Electronic Media & Broadcasting (3 credits)
   •  EMB 395 Special Topics: Study Away (3 credits)
   •  EMB 396 Internship: Electronic Media and Broadcasting (3-6 credits)
   •  EMB 397 Projects (3 credits)
   •  EMB 400 Media Criticism (3 credits)
   •  EMB 421 Narrative Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 423 Documentary Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 424 Digital Cinema Projects (3 credits)
   •  EMB 425 Multicamera Arts and Events Production (3 credits)
   •  EMB 435 Media Studies (3 credits)
   •  EMB 450 Screenwriting (3 credits)
   •  EMB 460 Production Management (3 credits)
   •  EMB 495 Special Topics: Study Abroad (1-3 credits)
   •  EMB 499 Independent Study (1-3 credits)

Engineering Technology

   •  EGT 110 Introduction to Engineering/Technology - NS (3 credits)
   •  EGT 116 Introduction to Manufacturing (3credits)
   •  EGT 161 DC Circuit Analysis (3 credits)
   •  EGT 211 Quality Control (3 credits)
   •  EGT 212 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (3 credits)
   •  EGT 243 AC Circuit Analysis (3 credits)
   •  EGT 245 Digital Electronics (3 credits)
   •  EGT 260 Industrial Standards, Safety, and Codes (3 credits)
   •  EGT 261 Engineering Materials (3 credits)
   •  EGT 265 Manufacturing Processes and Metrology (3 credits)
   •  EGT 267 Programming for Engineering Applications (3 credits)
   •  EGT 280 Introduction to Microtechnology (3 credits)
   •  EGT 291W Writing in Engineering Technology - WC (3 credits)
   •  EGT 292 Research Experience in Engineering Technology (0 credits)
   •  EGT 300 Statics and Strength of Materials (3 credits)
   •  EGT 301 Cooperative Education in Engineering Technology (3 credits)
   •  EGT 310 Project Management and Problem Solving (3 credits)
   •  EGT 317 Introduction to Capstone Project in EGT (1 Credit)
 

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