Dec 19, 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.

 

Health Communication

   •  HCOM 485 Communicating Health Policy (3 credits)
   •  HCOM 496 Health Communication Internship (3 credits)

Health Education

   •  HEA 125 Introduction to Health Education (3 credits)
   •  HEA 135 Safety and First Aid (3 credits)
   •  HEA 230 Personal Health and Wellness (3 credits)
   •  HEA 250 Health Education for Elementary Teachers (2 credits)
   •  HEA 270 Community Health (3 credits)
   •  HEA 320 Drug and Alcohol Education (3 credits)
   •  HEA 350 Sexuality Education (3 credits)
   •  HEA 489 Field Experiences in Health Education (1 credit)
   •  HEA 525 Methods and Materials in Health Education (3 credits)
   •  HEA 599 Topics: Health Education (1-3 credits)

Health Informatics

   •  HIN 101 Introduction to Health Informatics (1 Credits)
   •  HIN 200 Introduction to Healthcare Operations (3 Credits)
   •  HIN 275 Information Management and Revenue Cycle (3 credits)
   •  HIN 355 Foundations of Health Informatics (3 credits)
   •  HIN 356 Health Information Management (3 credits)
   •  HIN 382 Healthcare Information Security and Privacy (3 credits)
   •  HIN 392 Directed Research in Health Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  HIN 396 Applied Heath Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  HIN 397 Health Informatics Project (1-3 credits)
   •  HIN 450 Quality Management in Healthcare (3 credits)
   •  HIN 485 Health Informatics Capstone (3 credits)

Health Science

   •  HSC 101 Introduction to Health Professions (3 credits)
   •  HSC 105 Pharmacology (2 credits)
   •  HSC 291W Writing in the Health Science - WC (3 credits)
   •  HSC 320 Advanced Nutrition (3 Credits)
   •  HSC 410 Healthcare Management (3 credits)
   •  HSC 413 Aging in Today’s Society (3 credits)
   •  HSC 421 Healthcare Research (3 credits)
   •  HSC 430 Health Professional as Educator (3 credits)
   •  HSC 440 Issues in Chronic Disease Management (3 credits)
   •  HSC 460 Concepts of Quality Patient Care (3 credits)
   •  HSC 480 Global Perspectives of Health Care (3 credits)
   •  HSC 494 Topics in Healthcare (3 credits)
   •  HSC 499 Independent Study: Health Care (1-3 credits)
   •  HSC 580 Applied HealthCare Management (3 credits)

History

   •  HIS 100 History of Europe to 1500 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 101 History of Europe since 1500 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 102 History of the United States through 1877 - AH (3 credits)
   •  HIS 103 History of the United States since 1877 - AH (3 credits)
   •  HIS 106 History of African Americans to 1877 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 107 History of African Americans since 1877 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 108 World History to 1500 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 109 World History since 1500 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 111 Global Viewpoints in History - AH (3 credits)
   •  HIS 194H Honors History Seminar (3 credits)
   •  HIS 291W Advanced Historical Writing - WC (3 credits)
   •  HIS 300 The Ancient Near East and Greece to the Macedonian Conquest (3 credits)
   •  HIS 301 The Hellenistic World and Rome to the Death of Constantine (3 credits)
   •  HIS 303 Europe in the Middle Ages (3 credits)
   •  HIS 304 Renaissance Europe (3 credits)
   •  HIS 305 Reformation Europe (3 credits)
   •  HIS 308 Modern Europe 1870-1920 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 309 Modern Europe since 1920 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 310 Colonial America to 1763 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 312 Federalist United States 1789-1828 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 314 Rise of the Industrial United States, 1865-1900 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 315 Modern U.S. History, 1900-1939 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 317 History Behind American Treasures (3 credits)
   •  HIS 318 Exploring Public History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 321 Modernization in the Non-Western World (3 credits)
   •  HIS 325 Early Latin American History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 326 Modern Latin American History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 329 History of the Middle East and North Africa (3 credits)
   •  HIS 330 Jewish History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 335 History of Ancient Africa (3 credits)
   •  HIS 336 History of Modern Africa (3 credits)
   •  HIS 338 History of Japan (3 credits)
   •  HIS 339 China: Prosperity, Poverty & Socialism (3 credits)
   •  HIS 340 History of Imperial China (3 credits)
   •  HIS 342 India: From Prosperity to Poverty (3 credits)
   •  HIS 348 History of France, 1804-1918 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 349 History of France, 1918 to Present (3 credits)
   •  HIS 353 British History to 1485 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 354 British History from 1485 to 1763 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 355 British History 1760 - Present (3 credits)
   •  HIS 360 Europe: From Poverty to Prosperity (3 credits)
   •  HIS 361 History of Germany (3 credits)
   •  HIS 362 Women and Christianity (3 credits)
   •  HIS 365 European Military History: Ancient World to the Renaissance (3 credits)
   •  HIS 379 History and Literature (3 credits)
   •  HIS 380 History and Film (3 credits)
   •  HIS 381 History and the Arts (3 credits)
   •  HIS 382 History of Kentucky (3 credits)
   •  HIS 383 American Immigration History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 384 History of American Religion (3 credits)
   •  HIS 386 US: Poverty in the Midst of Prosperity (3 credits)
   •  HIS 387 Modern American History, 1945-1975 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 388 Recent US History, 1975- Present (3 credits)
   •  HIS 389 Historical Research and Writing (3 credits)
   •  HIS 394 Special Topics in History (1-3 credits)
   •  HIS 395 Study Abroad in History (1-15 credits)
   •  HIS 409 The French Revolution (3 credits)
   •  HIS 413 History of Nazi Germany (3 credits)
   •  HIS 414 The Holocaust (3 credits)
   •  HIS 417 Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 419 Social and Economic History of US to 1865 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 420 Social and Economic History of US since 1865 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 421 Cultural and Intellectual History of the US (3 credits)
 

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