Jun 22, 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.

 

French

   •  FRE 499 Independent Study: French (1-3 credits)
   •  FRE 520 Readings: French (3 credits)

Geography

   •  GEO 100 Global Viewpoints on Geography and the Human Landscape - AH (3 credits)
   •  GEO 101 World Regional Geography (3 credits)
   •  GEO 108 Physical Geography - NS (3 credits)
   •  GEO 301 Geographical Processes in World Cities (3 credits)
   •  GEO 302 Cultural Geography (3 credits)
   •  GEO 303 Geographic Patterns of Economic Development (3 credits)
   •  GEO 304 Political Geography and Geopolitics (3 credits)
   •  GEO 306 Environmental Resource Management (3 credits)
   •  GEO 308 Dynamics of Weather and Climate (3 credits)
   •  GEO 309 Historical Geography of the U.S. (3 credits)
   •  GEO 310 Geography of Population (3 credits)
   •  GEO 314 Maps and Map Interpretation (3 credits)
   •  GEO 330 Geography of Religion (3 credits)
   •  GEO 335 Geography Through Film, Art and Literature (3 credits)
   •  GEO 340 Sustainable Food Systems (3 credits)
   •  GEO 345 Geography of Natural Hazards (3 credits)
   •  GEO 389 Research and Career Development (3 credits)
   •  GEO 394 Topics: Geography (3 credits)
   •  GEO 402 Geography of Europe (3 credits)
   •  GEO 403 Geography of Africa (3 credits)
   •  GEO 406 Geography of Latin America (3 credits)
   •  GEO 409 Geography of North America (3 credits)
   •  GEO 410 Geography of East Asia (3 credits)
   •  GEO 412 Geography of South Asia and the Middle East (3 credits)
   •  GEO 415 Cartography (3 credits)
   •  GEO 418 Geographic Information Systems (4 credits)
   •  GEO 419 Remote Sensing of Environment (3 credits)
   •  GEO 492 Directed Research: Geography (1-3 credits)
   •  GEO 496 Internship: Geography (3-6 credits)
   •  GEO 499 Directed Readings: Geography (1-3 credits)
   •  GEO 502 Geography of Kentucky (3 credits)
   •  GEO 518 Geographic Information Analysis (3 credits)
   •  GEO 519 Advanced Remote Sensing (3 credits)
   •  GEO 522 Introduction to Historic Preservation (3 credits)
   •  GEO 540 Cultural Geography of Asia (3 credits)
   •  GEO 552 Spatial Data Bases (3 credits)
   •  GEO 592 Directed Research in Geography (1-3 credits)
   •  GEO 594 Special Topics Geography (1-3 credits)

Geology

   •  GLY 110 The Face of the Earth with Laboratory - SL (4 credits)
   •  GLY 120 This Dangerous Earth - NS (3 credits)
   •  GLY 120H This Dangerous Earth - NS (3 credits)
   •  GLY 120L This Dangerous Earth Laboratory (1 credit)
   •  GLY 150 Introduction to Field Paleontology (3 credits)
   •  GLY 220 History of the Earth (3 credits)
   •  GLY 225 Prehistoric Life - NS (3 credits)
   •  GLY 230 Geology of National Parks - NS (3 credits)
   •  GLY 292 Research Experience in Geology (0 credits)
   •  GLY 294 Topics: Geology (1-3 credits)
   •  GLY 315 Structural Geology with Laboratory (4 credits)
   •  GLY 316L Geologic Field Trip (1 credit)
   •  GLY 325 Geology of the Planets (3 credits)
   •  GLY 330 Geomorphology with Laboratory (4 credits)
   •  GLY 335 Earth Materials (4 credits)
   •  GLY 340 Introduction to Environmental Geoscience (3 credits)
   •  GLY 341 Soil Science (3 credits)
   •  GLY 350 Field Paleontology (3 credits)
   •  GLY 360 Introduction to Geophysics (4 credits)
   •  GLY 392 Directed Research: Geology (1-4 credits)
   •  GLY 394 Seminar: Geology (1 credit)
   •  GLY 396 Assistant: Undergraduate Laboratory (1-3 credits)
   •  GLY 397 Special Projects: Geology (1-4 credits)
   •  GLY 399 Readings: Geology (1-3 credits)
   •  GLY 402 Invertebrate Paleontology with Laboratory (4 credits)
   •  GLY 415 Earth Science Applications of GIS (3 Credits)
   •  GLY 416 Geologic Field Methods (3 credits)
   •  GLY 420 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation with Laboratory (4 credits)
   •  GLY 425 Economic Geology (4 credits)
   •  GLY 435 Petrology and Petrography (4 credits)
   •  GLY 440 Applied Geophysics (3 credits)
   •  GLY 445 Geophysical Modeling (3 credits)
   •  GLY 450 Hydrogeology (4 credits)
   •  GLY 455 Groundwater Resources and Management with Laboratory (4 credits)
   •  GLY 461 Ecology and Geology of Coral Reefs (4 credits)
   •  GLY 492 Directed Research: Geology (2-6 credits)
   •  GLY 496 Externship: Geology (1-3 credits)

German

   •  GER 101 Elementary German I - AH (3 credits)
   •  GER 102 Elementary German II (3 credits)
   •  GER 201 Intermediate German I (3 credits)
   •  GER 202 Intermediate German II (3 credits)
   •  GER 304 German Composition and Conversation (3 credits)
   •  GER 310 Contemporary German Life (2-3 credits)
   •  GER 311 German Cultural History (3 credits)
   •  GER 320 Survey of German Literature (3 credits)
   •  GER 322 German Drama (3 credits)
   •  GER 323 German Prose Fiction (3 credits)
   •  GER 330 Studies in German Language Cinema (3 credits)
   •  GER 340 Business German (3 credits)
   •  GER 350 Methods of Teaching German (3 credits)
   •  GER 401 German Phonetics and Pronunciation (3 credits)
   •  GER 402 Advanced German Grammar and Syntax (3 credits)
   •  GER 480 Studies in German Culture (3 credits)
   •  GER 481 Studies in German Literature (3 credits)
   •  GER 499 Independent Study: German (1-3 credits)
   •  GER 520 Readings: German (3 credits)

Health Communication

   •  HCOM 305 Patient-Provider Communication (3 credits)
   •  HCOM 315 Sociocultural Aspects of Health (3 credits)
   •  HCOM 450 Health Campaigns (3 credits)
   •  HCOM 480 Communication Technology and Health (3 credits)
 

Page: 1 <- 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16Forward 10 -> 26