Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

 

English

   •  ENG 475 Post-Colonial Literature and Theory (3 credits)
   •  ENG 477 Irish Literary Renaissance (3 credits)
   •  ENG 494 Senior Seminar (3 credits)
   •  ENG 496 Internship: Various (1-3 credits)
   •  ENG 497 Projects: Writing (1-3 credits)
   •  ENG 499 Independent Study of British Literature (1-3 credits)
   •  ENG 500 Poetry (3 credits)
   •  ENG 501 Drama (3 credits)
   •  ENG 505 Medieval Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 515 Readings in Western Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 525 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 530 Readings in the English Language (3 credits)
   •  ENG 531 English Grammar for Teachers of ESOL (2 credits)
   •  ENG 535 Teaching High School Writing (3 Credits)
   •  ENG 537 Teaching High School Literature (3 Credits)
   •  ENG 541 Linguistics for Teachers of ESOL (2 credits)
   •  ENG 542 Teaching and Practice/Creative Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 544 Research/Methods in Professional Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 546 Grant Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 550 Playwriting Workshop (3 credits)
   •  ENG 552 Screenwriting Workshop (3 credits)
   •  ENG 556 Composition Theories (1-3 credits)
   •  ENG 560 American Literature Before 1865 (3 credits)
   •  ENG 565 American Literature After 1865 (3 credits)
   •  ENG 575 20th Century British Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 580 Studies in Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 581 Major Authors (3 credits)
   •  ENG 582 Special Topics in Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 584 Literary Publishing and Editing (3 credits)

English Developmental

   •  ENGD 080 Writing Laboratory (1 credit)
   •  ENGD 090 Writing Workshop (3 credits)
   •  ENGD 094 Special Topics: Reading and English Workshop (3 credits)

English International

   •  ENGI 080 Writing Laboratory for International Students (1 credit)
   •  ENGI 099 Writing Workshop for International Students (3 credits)

Entrepreneurship

   •  ENTP 201 Entrepreneurial Mindset (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 202 Opportunity Recognition (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 290 Idea Validation (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 305 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 320 Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 375 Entrepreneurial Skills & Marketing (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 376 New Venture Financing (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 378 Emerging Enterprise Law (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 379 Technology and Innovation Management (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 394 Topics: Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 396 Entrepreneurial Internship (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 433 New Venture Management (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 485 Entrepreneurship Capstone (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 497 Writing the Business Plan (3 credits)
   •  ENTP 499 Independent Study (3 credits)

Environmental Science

   •  ENV 110 Introduction to Environmental Science and Issues - NS (3 credits)
   •  ENV 110H Honors Introduction to Environmental Science and Issues - NS (3 credits)
   •  ENV 115 Orientation to Environmental Science Careers (1 credit)
   •  ENV 220 Protecting Water Resources - NS (3 credits)
   •  ENV 220L Protecting Water Resources Laboratory - SL (1 credit)
   •  ENV 291W Advanced Writing in Environmental Science - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENV 294 Topics in Environmental Science (1-5 credits)
   •  ENV 308 Science Communication (3 Credits)
   •  ENV 350 Environmental Toxicology (3 credits)
   •  ENV 394 Topics: Environmental Science (1-3 credits)
   •  ENV 395 Study Abroad in Environmental Science (1-3 credits)
   •  ENV 396 Internship: Environmental Science (3 credits)
   •  ENV 408 Ecology of the City (4 credits)
   •  ENV 408L Ecology of the City Laboratory (0 credits)
   •  ENV 492 Directed Research: Environmental Science (1-3 credits)
   •  ENV 493 Seminar: Environmental Science (1 credit)
   •  ENV 578 Environmental Issues for Educators (3 credits)

Finance

   •  FIN 205 Personal Financial Management (3 credits)
   •  FIN 305 Principles of Finance (3 credits)
   •  FIN 315 Financial Management (3 credits)
   •  FIN 345 Investment and Security Analysis (3 credits)
   •  FIN 355 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (3 credits)
   •  FIN 365 Financial Markets and Institutions (3 credits)
   •  FIN 385 Financial Planning Process and Estate Planning (3 credits)
   •  FIN 394 Topics: Finance (3 credits)
   •  FIN 396 Internship: Finance (1-3 credits)
   •  FIN 405 Derivative Securities (3 credits)
   •  FIN 415 International Finance (3 credits)
   •  FIN 425 Financial modeling and valuation (3 credits)
   •  FIN 435 Case Studies in Corporate Finance (3 credits)
   •  FIN 445 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits (3 credits)
   •  FIN 450 Advanced Investment Analysis (3 credits)
   •  FIN 499 Independent Student in Finance (3 credits)

Financial Literacy

   •  FLC 101 Pathways to Financial Success (3 credits)

French

   •  FRE 101 Elementary French I - AH (3 credits)
   •  FRE 102 Elementary French II (3 credits)
   •  FRE 201 Intermediate French I (3 credits)
   •  FRE 202 Intermediate French II (3 credits)
   •  FRE 304 French Composition and Conversation (3 credits)
   •  FRE 310 French Culture and Society Today (3 credits)
   •  FRE 311 French Cultural History (3 credits)
   •  FRE 320 Survey of French Literature (3 credits)
   •  FRE 322 French Drama (3 credits)
   •  FRE 323 French Prose Fiction (3 credits)
   •  FRE 330 Studies in French Language Cinema (3 credits)
   •  FRE 340 Business French (3 credits)
   •  FRE 350 Methods of Teaching in French (3 credits)
   •  FRE 401 French Phonetics and Pronunciation (3 credits)
   •  FRE 402 Advanced French Grammar and Syntax (3 credits)
   •  FRE 480 Studies in French Culture (3 credits)
   •  FRE 481 Studies in French Literature (3 credits)
 

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