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.

 

History

   •  HIS 423 Diplomacy and Foreign Policy of the United States (3 credits)
   •  HIS 426 Historical Geography of the United States (3 credits)
   •  HIS 428 History of American Popular Culture (3 credits)
   •  HIS 431 Historical Themes in African-American History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 435 History of Race Relations in the Americas, 1492-1800 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 436 History of Race Relations in the Americas, 1800-Present (3 credits)
   •  HIS 438 African-American Women's History and Culture (3 credits)
   •  HIS 442 History through Biography (3 credits)
   •  HIS 444 History of Women in the United States to 1900 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 445 History of Women in the United States since 1900 (3 credits)
   •  HIS 454 Early American Frontier (3 credits)
   •  HIS 465 Nature and Development in Latin America (3 credits)
   •  HIS 485 History of Terrorism (3 credits)
   •  HIS 486 History of Modern Ireland (3 credits)
   •  HIS 489 Senior Seminar (3 credits)
   •  HIS 492 Directed Research: History (3 Credits)
   •  HIS 494 Topics: History (1-3 credits)
   •  HIS 496 Practicum: History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 499 Independent Study: History (1-3 credits)
   •  HIS 512 History of Arab Israeli Conflict (3 credits)
   •  HIS 522 Introduction to Historic Preservation (3 credits)
   •  HIS 541 History of Kentucky (3 credits)
   •  HIS 545 Topics in Women's World History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 553 History of the New South (3 credits)
   •  HIS 555 Researching the Local History of Underground Railroad (3 credits)
   •  HIS 592 Directed Research in History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 594 Special Topics in History (1-3 credits)
   •  HIS 595 Study Abroad in History (1-15 credits)
   •  HIS 596 Internship: History (3 credits)
   •  HIS 599 Independent Study: History (1-3 credits)

Honors

   •  HNR 101 Introduction to Honors Learning (3 credits)
   •  HNR 102 Interdisciplinary Research Process (3 credits)
   •  HNR 301 Humanity and Nature (3 credits)
   •  HNR 302 Humanity and Society (3 credits)
   •  HNR 303 Humanity and the Imagination (3 credits)
   •  HNR 304 Humanity and Technology (3 credits)
   •  HNR 306 Studies in Diversity (3 credits)
   •  HNR 307 Studies in Film and Media (3 credits)
   •  HNR 308 The World in Transition (3 credits)
   •  HNR 309 World Cities/World Cultures (3 credits)
   •  HNR 394 Honors Special Topics (1-3 credits)
   •  HNR 395 Honors Study Abroad (3 credits)
   •  HNR 396 Honors Internship (1-3 credits)
   •  HNR 490 Honors Capstone in Major (0 credits)
   •  HNR 491 Honors Interdisciplinary Capstone (0-3 credits)

Human Resource Management

   •  HRM 300 Introduction to Labor-Management Relations (3 credits)
   •  HRM 301 Training and Employee Development (3 credits)
   •  HRM 302 Recruiting and Selecting Human Resources (3 credits)
   •  HRM 303 Employment Law (3 credits)
   •  HRM 304 Compensation and Benefits (3 credits)
   •  HRM 394 Topics: Human Resource Management (3 credits)
   •  HRM 396 Human Resource Management Internship (3 credits)
   •  HRM 480 Strategic Human Resources (3 credits)

Human Services and Addictions

   •  HSR 100 Orientation to Human Service Professions (3 credits)
   •  HSR 101 Survey of the Helping Professions (3 credits)
   •  HSR 105 Helping Skills and Techniques for Human Service Professionals (3 credits)
   •  HSR 110 Activities Therapy (3 credits)
   •  HSR 205 Case Mgmt. Skills-Human Svc Professional (3 credits)
   •  HSR 300 Ethics & Issues in Human Svc Profession (3 credits)
   •  HSR 303 Multicultural Issues in Human Services (3 credits)
   •  HSR 304 Field Experience and Seminar (3 credits)
   •  HSR 305 Assmnt & Appraisal:Human Svcs/Sub Abuse (3 credits)
   •  HSR 312 Crisis Intervention (3 credits)
   •  HSR 314 Death, Dying, and Grief (3 credits)
   •  HSR 326 Behavior Problems of Children (3 credits)
   •  HSR 330 Rehab & Disability Serv In Behav Health (3 credits)
   •  HSR 340 Alcoholism: Issues and Intervention (3 credits)
   •  HSR 400 Integration of Special Populations in Hu (3 credits)
   •  HSR 404 Field Experience and Seminar III (3 credits)
   •  HSR 412 Leadership Skills for Small Groups (3 credits)
   •  HSR 416 Intervention Theories and Skills for Case Managers (3 credits)
   •  HSR 430 Human Services Administration (3 credits)
   •  HSR 431 Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management (3 credits)
   •  HSR 494 Topics: Mental Health (3 credits)
   •  HSR 499 Independent Study (1-4 credits)
   •  HSR 500 Multicultural Family Work (3 credits)
   •  HSR 526 Family Centered Interventions and Prac (3 credits)
   •  HSR 530 Substance Abuse and Process Addictions (3 credits)
   •  HSR 547 Children and Families in Health Care (3 credits)
   •  HSR 550 Substance Abuse Asses, Diag, Treatment (3 credits)
   •  HSR 594 Selected Topics in Human Services (1-3 credits)

Informatics

   •  INF 110 Introduction to Application Development (3 credits)
   •  INF 120 Elementary Programming - NS (3 credits)
   •  INF 128 Principles of Informatics - SB (3 credits)
   •  INF 186 Media Web Coding (3 credits)
   •  INF 194 Topics: Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 282 Introduction to Databases (3 credits)
   •  INF 284 Introduction to Networks and Data Communication (3 credits)
   •  INF 286 Introduction to Web Development (3 credits)
   •  INF 294 Topics: Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 299 Introductory Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 394 Intermediate Topics: Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 396 Applied Informatics Project (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 396L Applied Informatics Lab (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 399 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 494 Advanced Topics: Informatics (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 499 Advanced Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  INF 594 Graduate Topics: Informatics (1-3 credits)

Integrated Sciences

   •  SCI 100 SOAR Freshman Seminar I (2 credits)
   •  SCI 101 Introduction to STEM Careers (1 credit)
 

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