Oct 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACC 500 Auditing (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 600 .
    Taught: Fall and spring
    Principles, standards, and procedures in conduct of an audit by CPA; functions and responsibilities; internal control; statistical sampling, audit report; special problems of auditing electronic data processing systems; account verification; ethics. Open only to students certified as majoring in business or by consent of instructor. Assessment test is given.
  
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    ACC 520 Tax Planning (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MACC program, ACC 200 and ACC 201, or permission of MACC director.
    Taught: Fall, spring, and summer
    Impact of income tax on business entities, including corporations, S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and sole proprietors; gross income deductions, accounting periods, accounting methods and property transactions.
  
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    ACC 600 Accounting Skills (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Accountancy Program Accounting Practice and Reporting Track.
    Taught: Fall only
    Preparation of primary financial statements: income statement, balance sheet, and statement of funds Accounting concepts for internal use of management in planning and control of operations.
  
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    ACC 601 Management Control Systems (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 600 .
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Overall design of control systems and the behavioral and motivational impact on managers and employees of such systems; development of a management information system; design of compensation/incentive schemes, divisional control, work measurement vs. discretionary cost approach to cost control, budgetary control, internal control, and performance reporting.
  
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    ACC 602 Advanced Financial Accounting (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program; ACC 600  or equivalent.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Financial accounting topics for external reporting; international accounting; financial statement analysis.
  
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    ACC 603 Consolidations and Partnerships (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program; ACC 600  or equivalent.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Accounting for mergers, consolidations, acquisitions, and partnerships.
  
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    ACC 604 Financial Accounting I (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 600 , Admission to the Master of accountancy program Ac-counting Practice and Reporting Track.
    Taught: Fall only
    Financial accounting theory and practice in determination of income and valuation of assets and equities for external reporting; official pronouncements on generally accepted accounting principles; alternatives to these principles; accounting cycle, financial assets (cash, and receivables), operating assets (tangible, intangible, and natural resources), current liabilities, inventories, and prepayments.
  
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    ACC 605 Introduction to Financial Accounting (2 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Preparation and interpretation of primary financial statements.
  
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    ACC 606 Financial Accounting II (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 604 .
    Taught: Spring only
    Financial accounting theory and practice in determination of income and valuation of assets and equities for external reporting; official pronouncements on generally accepted accounting principles; alternatives to these principles; marketable securities, long-term investments, long- term debt, owners’ equity, and earnings per share.
  
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    ACC 620 Tax Research and Practice (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of undergraduate course(s) in individual and business taxation.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Methodology and sources of tax research; tax analysis research, policy implications, behavioral aspects, and use of quantitative analysis. Open only to students admitted to graduate program.
  
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    ACC 625 Accounting for Management (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 605  or equivalent or permission of MBA director.
    Taught: Fall and spring
    Communication, interpretation, analysis, and use of accounting information for the benefit of management; financial statement analysis, cost analysis, budgetary control, standard cost systems, and capital budgeting. Open only to students in MBA program.
  
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    ACC 630 Federal Taxation of Corporations (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 520  or permission of MAAC director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Corporate taxation and topics concerning organization of the corporation, capital structure, debt vs. equity, stock redemption, liquidations, corporate divisions, corporate reorganization.
  
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    ACC 632 Tax Accounting Methods (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 520  or equivalent or permission of the Director of the Master of Accountancy program.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Methods of accounting, installment sales, inventories, LIFO, manufacturing, accounting method changes, accounting principle.
  
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    ACC 634 Taxation of Partnerships and Pass Through Entities (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 520  or permission of MAAC program director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Concepts of partnership taxation including contributions of property and services. Partner basis, partnership liabilities, distributions sales or exchanges of partner’s interest. Election of S corporation status, distribution to shareholders, liquidation, sales of corporation.
  
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    ACC 638 Advanced Individual Income Taxation (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 520  or equivalent, or permission of MAAC program director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Executive compensation planning, deferred compensation, fringe benefits, options, alternative minimum tax, passive activities, deductions available to individuals and grantor trusts.
  
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    ACC 640 Advanced Auditing (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program; ACC 500 , ACC 600  or equivalent.
    Taught: Fall only
    Advanced auditing topics, including information technology auditing, statistical sampling, legal responsibilities, audit and attestation reports, ethics.
  
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    ACC 689 Professional Certification CPA Review (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the Master of Accountancy Program.
    Taught: Spring only
    Review of topical areas covered in the Uniform CPA examinations in Financial Accounting & Reporting, Auditing & Attestation, Regulation and Business Environment & Concepts.
  
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    ACC 694 Topics: Accounting (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 600 .
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Specialized topics of faculty and student interest. Topics will vary and may include taxation, financial accounting, auditing, and international accounting. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 semester hours if topic differs. Open only to MBA students.
  
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    ACC 697 Advanced Accounting Theory (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program; ACC 600  or equivalent.
    Taught: Spring only
    his capstone course is an overview of topics relevant to current accounting theory, ethics, research, standard setting, and practice. This course must be taken in the last semester, or within 9 credit hours of graduation.
  
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    ACC 699 Independent Study: Accounting (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 600  or consent of the MACC Director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Specialized aspect or topic in accounting chosen by student and appropriate faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 hours. Subject to academic regulations pertaining to independent study as given in MBA catalog. Open only to students in the MACC or MBA program.

Advanced Nursing Studies

  
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    DNP 800 Foundations of Theory and Research (5 credits)

    Hours: 5 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance in the DNP Program.
    Taught: Variable - check w/department
    Selected models, theories and conceptual frameworks from nursing and other disciplines will be evaluated for their utility in advanced nursing practice. This course serves as a foundation for clinical courses and explores the underpinnings for nursing knowledge relevant to the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice. Quantitative and qualitative research methods will be critiqued and evaluated related to practice to answer clinical and organizational questions.
  
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    DNP 801 Epidemiology (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into DNP program
    Taught: Variable - check w/department
    Acquire knowledge/skills in the use of epidemiology in advanced nursing practice. Content includes practical applications, exploration of study designs, screening for disease in the community, and the role of culture in epidemiology, with evaluation of the impact of disease and illness on vulnerable populations. Ethical, legal, and historical issues are explored. 
  
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    DNP 802 DNP Role Development (1 credit)

    Hours: 1 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into DNP program.
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    This class focuses on leadership theory and the advanced practice nurse leadership role. Topics to be explored include the professional role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice, social justice, collaboration, communication, diversity, as well as other pertinent areas for leaders. Skills developed in this course will prepare participants for their future roles as leaders in the nursing profession.
  
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    DNP 803 Leadership in Organizations and Systems (2 credits)

    Hours: 2 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 800  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    Examination of selected organizational science theories and selected variables that impact the performance of health care enterprises such as structure, culture, processes, communication, and leadership. Nursing is examined as a subsystem of the healthcare enterprise.
  
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    DNP 804 Economics & Fin. Aspects of Healthcare (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): MHI 815  and DNP 803 .
    Co-requisite(s): DNP 807 .
    Taught: Spring only
    This course focuses on application of health care management systems, and health care informatics developing and evaluating health care deliveries. Students will develop skills necessary to improve healthcare outcomes through cost-effective practices. This class covers economic theory, health care management models, and cost-benefits.
  
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    DNP 805 Strategic Analysis for Quality Improvement (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 804  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    Strategic Analysis for Quality Improvement explores assessing outcomes of advanced nursing practice for patient populations, communities, and healthcare systems. Students will assess and identify outcome measurement important to advanced nursing practice.
  
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    DNP 806 Program Development Implementation and Evaluation (2 credits)

    Hours: 2 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 800  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    This course explores evaluation concepts for health care programs. Students will evaluate program planning, evaluative models and theories and analyze the implications of implementation, change, and evaluation for a program.
  
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    DNP 807 Leadership in Educational Activities (2 credits)

    Hours: 2 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 800  
    Taught: Variable-check w/dept
    This class will explore some fundamental concepts and strategies to utilize for effective teaching whether one to one or larger groups of individuals. In this course, an overview of educational measurement and evaluation is provided. Methods of evaluating teaching effectiveness, participant learning, and performance are explored.
  
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    DNP 808 Health Care Policy (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 800  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    Students will be able to critically evaluate the relationship between health care legislation and the development of economic, political, social, and ethical issues that impact nursing and patient populations. The goal of this course will be to prepare nurses to be effective in changing policies at the local, state, and national levels.
  
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    DNP 814 Research Methods: Analysis & Application (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 800 .
    Taught: Spring only
    This course explores research design and methodology that can be applied in advanced nursing practice for data driven decision-making. Students will analyze research designs, research studies, and data collection methods. Data will be analyzed using SPSS. Students will apply research methodology and data analysis skills for practical application to a healthcare environment as the DNP is expected to be a leader in their future nursing practice.
  
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    DNP 820 Integrative Application of EBP I (1-2 credits)

    Hours: 1 classroom + 6-12 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): STA 814  and DNP 801 .
    Co-requisite(s): DNP 802 .
    Taught: Summer only
    This class provides the student with the necessary information to identify, develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate an independent analytic scholarly project focusing on problems of practice within specific populations. This course is centered on the students’ topic of interest. The student must complete 100 hours in the clinical area.
  
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    DNP 821 Integrative Application of EBP II (1-2 credits)

    Hours: 1-2 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): MHI 815  and DNP 803 .
    Co-requisite(s): DNP 804 .
    Taught: Spring only
    This class continues with the students’ portfolio which builds on the necessary information to identify, develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate an independent analytic scholarly project focusing on problems of practice within specific populations. This course is centered on the students’ topic of interest. The student must complete 100 hours in the clinical area.
  
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    DNP 822 Clinical Residency Capstone/Dissertation (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 19-25 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 820  and DNP 821 .
    Taught: Spring only
    This class includes the last 300 of the 500 clinical hours required. The DNP program culminates in the successful completion of a capstone project, which is designed by the student in collaboration with a 3- member committee. The scholarly project must be a significant, evidence- based contribution to existing nursing knowledge and be suitable for publication in a peer reviewed journal or a book. The evidence based practice project is a scholarly process to address a clinical or system problem relevant in nursing aimed at improving healthcare practice and outcomes.
  
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    DNP 850 Chemistry and Physics for Anesthesia (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This course examines fundamental principles of chemistry, biochemistry, and physics applying to anesthesia practice and pharmacological agents. The scientific laws predicting behaviors of solids, liquids, gases, and vapors are emphasized. Other topics include anesthesia delivery systems, anesthetic agents, flammability, CO2 absorption, electricity among others.
  
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    DNP 851 Pro Aspects/Role Dev in Nurse Anesthesia (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This course focuses on the professional role development of the nurse anesthetist as a clinician, leader and clinical scholar with a population focus of the family and individual across the lifespan. Topics include evidence based practice, history of nurse anesthesia, scope and standards of practice, ethics, legal, regulation of practice, business of anesthesia, practice management, reimbursement methodologies and payment policies, chemical dependency, wellness, structure and function of the state, national and international nurse anesthesia organizations, interdisciplinary collaboration, cultural competence, advocacy, and others related to the professional role.
  
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    DNP 852 Basic Principles of Anesthesia I (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 850  ,DNP 851  , BIO 868  and BIO 880 .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    First of two basic principles courses providing an analysis of fundamental principles of anesthesia management and practice with an emphasis on best practices and the safe use of anesthesia delivery systems and related equipment. AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and theory are synthesized emphasizing culturally competent individualized care across the life span. Topics include patient safety, perianesthesia continuum, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and professional role. Content focuses on preoperative assessment and preparation; equipment, instrumentation, and technology; airway equipment/management; fluid/blood replacement; interpretation of data; positioning; general anesthesia; and documentation. Patient simulation labs will be utilized for developing psychomotor skills.
  
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    DNP 853 Basic Principles of Anesthesia II (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 852, DNP 854 and BIO 869.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Second of two basic principles courses that synthesizes the AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and theory with an emphasis on providing culturally competent individualized anesthesia care across the life span including topics addressing patient safety, the perianesthesia continuum, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and professional role. Content will focus on advanced airway management, regional anesthesia techniques, monitored anesthesia care and conscious sedation, pain management and theory, post-anesthesia care, respiratory therapy, and other related anesthesia techniques. Patient simulation labs will be utilized to develop psychomotor skills, along with introduction to the operating room providing the foundation for clinical courses.
  
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    DNP 854 Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 850  , DNP 851  , BIO 868  and BIO 880 .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This course is designed to develop and enhance advanced health assessment skills of the practitioner for family/individual across lifespan. Integration and application of appropriate diagnostic data and monitoring as well as psychosocial, pathophysiologic changes and cultural differences will be utilized in the development of a comprehensive history and physical assessment. A systems based approach will be utilized with selection of specific monitoring, ongoing patient assessment, and intervention during the perioperative period will be discussed.
  
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    DNP 855 Advanced Pharmacology I (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program,  DNP 852  ,DNP 854  and BIO 869 .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the first of a two course sequence designed to provide the student with a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the principles of pharmacology including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics of a broad category of drugs, focusing on anesthetic agents and adjuvant drugs used in the evidence based practice of anesthesia.
  
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    DNP 856L Introduction to Clinical Practicum (1 credit)

    0 classroom hours + 1 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 852  , DNP 854  and BIO 869 .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This course is designed to introduce students to clinical practice with an emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge gained in Basic Principles of Anesthesia I and simulation lab into the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. Focus will be on equipment setup, patient assessment, anesthetic planning and management of patients, and the perioperative environment.
  
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    DNP 860L Anesthesia Practicum I (3 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 3 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program,DNP 853  , DNP 855  and DNP 856L .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the first of six clinical practicum courses designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum builds on Introduction to Clinical Practicum with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to the family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Novice Level.
  
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    DNP 861L Anesthesia Practicum II (4 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 4 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 853  , DNP 855  and DNP 865 .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the second of six clinical practicum courses designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum is a continuation of Anesthesia Practicum I with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Advanced Beginner Level.
  
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    DNP 862L Anesthesia Practicum III (4 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 4 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anethesia Program and DNP 864  and DNP 861L .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the third of six clinical practicum courses designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum is a continuation of Anesthesia Practicum II with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Advanced Beginner Level.
  
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    DNP 863 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia I (4 credits)

    4 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 861L  and DNP 864  .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    The first of two advanced principles of anesthesia courses building on prior Basic Principles of Anesthesia I & II. AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and theory are synthesized with an emphasis on providing culturally competent individualized anesthesia care across the life span including topics addressing patient safety, the perianesthesia continuum, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and professional role. Best practices, based on research evidence, are analyzed in providing anesthesia care to a diverse population with/without coexisting diseases undergoing surgical/medical procedures related the following organ systems: cardiovascular; respiratory; neurosurgical; hepatic; gastrointestinal; and renal.
  
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    DNP 864 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia II (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 853  , DNP 855  and DNP 856L .
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the second of two advanced principles of anesthesia courses and builds on prior Basic Principles of Anesthesia I & II. The AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and theory are synthesized with an emphasis on providing culturally competent individualized anesthesia care across the life span including topics addressing patient safety, the perianesthesia continuum, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and professional role. Best practices, based on research evidence, are analyzed in providing anesthesia care to obstetrical, neonate and pediatric populations with or without coexisting diseases.
  
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    DNP 865 Advanced Pharmacology II (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 860L , DNP 863 , and DNP 864  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the second of a two course sequence designed to provide the student with a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the principles of pharmacology including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics of a broad category of drugs, focusing on anesthetic agents and adjuvant drugs used in the evidence based practice of anesthesia.
  
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    DNP 868 Physiology and Pathophysiology I (4 credits)

    4 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    First of a sequential two (2) course systems based approach designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of advanced human physiology and pathophysiology across a lifespan. Integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for homeostasis will be presented serving as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management in advanced practice. Please note: No advanced standing or transfer credits will be accepted for either Physiology and Pathophysiology I or II.
  
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    DNP 869 Physiology and Pathophysiology II (4 credits)

    4 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): BIO 868   and DNP 868  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Second of a sequential two (2) course systems based approach designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of advanced human physiology and pathophysiology across a lifespan. Integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for homeostasis will be presented serving as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management in advanced practice. Please note: No advanced standing or transfer credits will be accepted for either Physiology and Pathophysiology I or II.
  
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    DNP 870L Anesthesia Practicum IV (4 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 4 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program and DNP 862L  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the fourth of six clinical practicum courses designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum is a continuation of Anesthesia Practicum III with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Competent Level.
  
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    DNP 871L Anesthesia Practicum V (6 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 6 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program and DNP 870L 
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the fifth of six clinical practicum courses designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum is a continuation of Anesthesia Practicum IV with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Competent Level.
  
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    DNP 872L Anesthesia Practicum VI (6 credits)

    0 classroom hours + 6 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program,  DNP 871L  and DNP 873  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This culminating clinical practicum is designed to integrate evidence based practice and clinical skills into the art and science of anesthesia. The practicum is a continuation of Anesthesia Practicum V with students demonstrating progressive acquisition of cognitive, affective and psychomotor knowledge and skills relevant to the advanced practice role of the nurse anesthetist. The practicum follows AANA Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice affording the student the opportunity to provide anesthesia care to family/individual across lifespan for a variety of surgical/medical procedures. Clinical integration conferences are included weekly. Expected student performance is at the Proficient Level.
  
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    DNP 873 Anesthesia Seminar I (2 credits)

    2 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program and DNP 870L 
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the first of a two (2) course sequence designed to integrate theory into practice through synthesizing current evidence based literature with application to clinical practice. The seminar examines contemporary anesthesia literature, encouraging discussion and critical thinking of clinical experiences, case presentations and morbidity and mortality conferences through student presentations. During this seminar students begin a structured comprehensive review of all anesthesia specialty courses.
  
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    DNP 874 Anesthesia Seminar II (2 credits)

    2 lecture hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nurse Anesthesia Program, DNP 871L  and DNP 873  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    This is the second of a two (2) course sequence designed to integrate theory into practice through synthesizing current evidence based literature with application to clinical practice. The seminar examines contemporary anesthesia literature, encouraging discussion and critical thinking of clinical experiences, case presentations and morbidity and mortality conferences through student presentations. During this seminar students continue a structured comprehensive review of all anesthesia specialty courses.
  
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    DNP 880 Anatomy for Anesthesia (4 credits)

    4 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    A comprehensive study of major anatomical structures of the human body using prosected cadavers. Emphasis is placed on the respiratory, cardiovascular and peripheral nervous systems specifically as they relate to the clinical practice of nurse anesthetists.
  
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    DNP 896 Practicum/Project (1 credit)

    Hours: 0 classroom + 1 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 802  or DNP 851  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    This class provides the student with the necessary information to identify, develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate an independent analytic scholarly project focusing on problems of practice within specific populations. This course is centered on the students’ topic of interest. The student must complete 100 hours in the clinical area. The course is to be taken/repeated five times throughout the program.
  
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    DNP 897 Continuing Credit for Capstone/Dissertation Document (1 credit)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): DNP 896  
    Taught: Variable - check with department
    Continuing enrollment for students needing more than one semester to complete DNP 822 -III. There will be four consecutive semesters to complete this document including DNP 822 -III. Students will already have completed the clinical requirements to meet the mandated 500 hours of specialty training that is one of the hallmarks of a DNP graduate.

Anthropology

  
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    ANT 515 Advanced Archeological Excavation Methods (3 credits)

    Hours: 0 classroom + 6 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ANT 315
    Taught: Summer only
    Further experience in excavation, recording, mapping; excavation at an archeological site. Summer. Three semester hours if taught during intersession; 4 if taught during 5-week session.
  
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    ANT 565 Advanced Ethnographic Field Methods (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Summer Only
    Cross-cultural field training in advanced ethnographic field methods, qualitative data analysis, and ethnographic report writing.
  
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    ANT 594 Topics: Anthropology (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    A special topic in any area of anthropology. For graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Repeatable up to 12 semester hours when topics vary.
  
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    ANT 599 Independent Study (1-6 credits)

    Hours: 1-6 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Specialized topic in anthropology chosen by student and appropriate faculty member for study. Repeatable up to 12 semester hours when topics vary.
  
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    ANT 692 Directed Research (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Individually supervised readings and study of a selected topic. May be repeated.
  
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    ANT 694 Topics: Anthropology (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    A special topic in any area of anthropology. Repeatable up to 12 semester hours when topics vary.
  
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    ANT 699 Independent Study in Anthropology (1-6 credits)

    Hours: 1-6 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Specialized topic in anthropology chosen by student and appropriate faculty member for study. Repeatable up to 12 semester hours when topics vary.

Arabic

  
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    ARI 520 Readings in Arabic (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): ARI 380 or equivalent.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Various literary, linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical topics. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Art

  
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    ART 650 Graduate Study: Art History (3 credits)

    Hours: 3-6 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Fall and spring
    Advanced study and research in art history. Repeatable to 12 semester hours.
  
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    ART 699 Independent Study in Art (3 credits)

    Hours: 3-6 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Fall and spring
    Projects, directed by members of the faculty, must be selected before registration.

Astronomy

  
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    AST 694 Topics: Astronomy (1-4 credits)

    Hours: 1-4 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Various topics in astronomy. Specific topics are determined in consultation with the instructor, the student’s advisor and the chair of the Department of Physics and Geology. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 semester hours.

Biological Sciences

  
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    BIO 600 Field Ecology for Teachers (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): One year of college biology or consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Populations, communities, ecosystems; techniques of collection, identification, and preservation of local organisms. Field trips. Not open to students specializing in biological sciences.
  
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    BIO 606 General Microbiology for Teachers (4 credits)

    Hours: 2 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): One year of college biology and one year of college chemistry.
    Co-requisite(s): BIO 606L .
    Taught: Summer only
    Microbiological theory and techniques as applicable to precollege-age students; applied microbiology.
  
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    BIO 606L General Microbiology for Teachers Laboratory (0 credits)

    Hours: 0 classroom + 4 lab/studio
    Co-requisite(s): BIO 606 .
    Taught: Summer only
    Laboratory to accompany BIO 606 .
  
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    BIO 644 Aquatic Ecology for Teachers (3 credits)

    Hours: 1 classroom + 4 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Integrated field investigations of water quality. Taught at Center for Ohio River Research and Education. Curriculum and community resources related to water resources. Required field trips.
  
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    BIO 668 Advanced Human Physiology (4 credits)

    Hours: 4 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): BIO 208, BIO 209, and CHE 115, or consent of instructor.
    Taught: Fall and summer
    Rigorous study of human body function primarily at the organ system level.
  
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    BIO 694 Topics in Biological Sciences (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Study of specialized subject matter. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Open only to graduate students in education.
  
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    BIO 699 Independent Study: Techniques of Biology (1-4 credits)

    Hours: 1-4 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor prior to registration.
    Taught: Fall, spring, and summer
    Individual student experience with selected biological techniques in media preparation; in herbarium, museum, and field techniques; in use of laboratory equipment; and in other practical facets of biology. Topic decided upon in consultation between student and instructor. Up to 4semester hours may be earned in this course.
  
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    BIO 868 Physiology and Pathophysiology I (4 credits)


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the DNP Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    First of a sequential two (2) course systems based approach designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of advanced human physiology and pathophysiology across a lifespan. Integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for homeostasis will be presented serving as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management in advanced practice. Please note: No advanced standing or transfer credits will be accepted for either Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology I or II.
  
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    BIO 869 Physiology and Pathophysiology II (4 credits)


    Prerequisite(s): BIO 868  
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Second of a sequential two (2) course systems based approach designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of advanced human physiology and pathophysiology across a lifespan. Integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for homeostasis will be presented serving as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management in advanced practice. Please note: No advanced standing or transfer credits will be accepted for either Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology I or II.

     

  
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    BIO 880 Anatomy for Anesthesia (4 credits)


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the DNP Program.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    A comprehensive study of major anatomical structures of the human body using prosected cadavers. Emphasis is placed on the respiratory, cardiovascular and peripheral nervous systems specifically as they relate to the clinical practice of nurse anesthetists.

Business Informatics

  
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    BIS 594 Topics in Business Informatics (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Varies by topic.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Topics on business analytics and other areas of business informatics. Topics vary by semester. Repeatable for a maximum of up to 6 semester hours when topics vary.

Business

  
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    BUS 605 Legal Environment (2 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MBA program or permission of MBA director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Survey of the legal system requirements and limitations; political process, constitution, torts, criminal law, ethics, environment, product liability, consumer protection, antitrust, employment and negotiable instruments.
  
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    BUS 632 CPA Law (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program.
    Taught: Fall only
    Legal topics relevant to professional accounting: contracts, agency, business entities, Uniform Commercial Code, and Securities law.
  
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    BUS 699 Independent Study: Business (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and MBA program director.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Specialized aspect or topic in business chosen by a student and an appropriate faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 semester hours. Open only to MBA students.

Chemistry

  
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    CHE 505 The History of Chemistry (2-3 credits)

    Hours: 2-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): CHE 310.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Survey of chemistry’s significance in ancient and modern times. Investigation of key individuals and concepts in chemistry of the past and present.
  
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    CHE 511 Natural and Medicinal Product Synthesis (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHE 311.
    Taught: Spring Only-odd yrs
    Analysis and design of complex syntheses, including total synthesis of natural products; stereochemical aspects of synthesis; asymmetric synthesis; spectroscopy in structure elucidation.
  
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    CHE 512 Physical Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): CHE 360 and a C- or better in CHE 311.
    Taught: Spring Only-odd yrs
    Current topics in spectroscopy, reaction mechanisms, and structure function correlations.
  
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    CHE 560 Quantum Mechanics (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHE 361 or PHY 361.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Principles of quantum mechanics, the hydrogen atom, variational methods, and simple perturbation theory.
    Same as PHY 460.
  
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    CHE 594 Topics in Chemistry (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Discussion of topics in analytical, environmental, inorganic, nuclear, organic, and physical chemistry; chemistry-related topics: laboratory experience with operation and application of instruments and the computer. May be repeated as topics vary.
  
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    CHE 692 Research: Chemical Education (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 0 classroom + 1-3 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Research involving procedures, software, instrumentation, and pedagogy to develop chemistry experiments, demonstrations, or activities suitable for use in a science classroom or instructional laboratory. Repeatable for a maximum of 4 semester hours.
  
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    CHE 694 Topics: Chemistry (1-4 credits)

    Hours: 1-4 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Topics illustrating principles of chemistry and applications of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry and biochemistry. Specific topics are determined in consultation with the student’s adviser and the chair of chemistry. May be repeated as topics vary.
  
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    CHE 696 Chemistry Laboratory Internship (1 credit)

    Hours: 1 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Participation in planning, teaching, and testing in a designated undergraduate laboratory course. Designed especially for students in science education. May be repeated for different lab courses for a total of no more than three credit hours.
  
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    CHE 699 Independent Study in Chemistry (1-3 credits)

    Hours: 1-3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Independent survey of literature; written reports on selected topics in chemistry and chemical education. Repeatable for a maximum of 4 semester hours.

Chinese

  
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    CHI 520 Readings in Chinese (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): CHI 380 or equivalent.
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Various literary, linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical topics. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Cinema Studies

  
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    CIN 601 Studies in Cinema (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Graduate level study of a particular genre, national cinema, director, or other topic in cinema studies. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

College of Health Professions

  
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    CHP 600 Teaching & Learning in Healthcare Education (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSHS or MSN programs.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Characteristics and learning styles of diverse populations of healthcare learners are examined. A variety of teaching methods that can be utilized by healthcare providers to promote optimal learning in different education settings including the online environment are presented and analyzed.
  
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    CHP 601 Assessment & Evaluation of the Healthc (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Program core statistics course.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Use and interpretation of student assessments, various testing strategies, psychometric analysis including test item analysis, performance evaluation, and course mapping for healthcare students.
  
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    CHP 602 Curr, Dev & Eval for Healthcare Programs (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSHS or MSN programs.
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Contemporary and traditional aspects of curriculum planning and design as applied to healthcare education will be explored. Various topics include philosophy, educational theory, learning objectives and outcomes, curriculum designs and programmatic evaluation.
  
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    CHP 603 Role of the Healthcare Educator (3 credits)

    3 classroom hours + 0 lab/studio hours
    Prerequisite OR Co-requisite: 2 of 3 of the CHP Education courses (CHP 600  , CHP 601  , or CHP 602  ).
    Taught: Variable-check w/department
    Topics and issues for the healthcare educator, researcher, and leader are examined. Selected issues affecting healthcare education will be explored.

College Student Development

  
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    CSD 610 Organization and Administration of Higher Education (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Students examine theories and practices relevant to understanding the organization and administrative activities of institutions of higher education.
  
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    CSD 640 Theories of College Student Development (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Examines and explores the major theories of student development. Discussion will be centered on the application of theories to the different types of student groups found on college campuses.
  
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    CSD 650 Student Affairs in Higher Education (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    The primary goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of student affairs and its role within the context of American higher education.
  
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    CSD 689 Capstone Seminar: College Student (3 credits)

    Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
    Prerequisite(s): COU 600 , COU 610 , COU 640 , COU 650 , CSD 610 , CSD 640 , CSD 650 .
    Taught: Variable, check with department
    Professional seminar designed to integrate the core curriculum and practical experiences, and to prepare students for the transition to professional positions.
 

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