Jun 25, 2019  
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.

 

Nursing Baccalaureate

   •  NRS 440P Nursing Capstone 1 (2 credits)
   •  NRS 450 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing (3 credits)
   •  NRS 450P Advanced Medical Surgical Practicum (2 credits)
   •  NRS 460P Nursing Capstone Project (3 Credits)
   •  NRS 465P Transition to the Professional Practice Role (4 credits)
   •  NRS 480 Remediation of BSN Concepts (2 credits)
   •  NRS 494 Special Topics: Bachelor of Science Nursing (1-4 credits)
   •  NRS 499 Independent Study (0-3 credits)

Nursing Registered Professional

   •  NRP 399 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  NRP 441L Nursing Leadership Practicum (6 credits)
   •  NRP 470 Role Transformation (3 credits)
   •  NRP 471 Concepts of Professional Nursing (3 credits)
   •  NRP 472 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
   •  NRP 473 Quality Care for Vulnerable Populations (3 credits)
   •  NRP 474 Models of Care Delivery (3 credits)
   •  NRP 475 Population Centered Health in the Community (3 credits)
   •  NRP 476 Impact of Genetics and Genomics on Health (2 credits)
   •  NRP 477 Leadership in Nursing (3 credits)
   •  NRP 478 Nursing Leadership Practicum (4 credits)
   •  NRP 494 Topics: Special Topics in Nursing (1-3 credits)
   •  NRP 499 Independent Study in Nursing (1-3 credits)

Organizational Leadership

   •  LDR 117 Introduction to Supervision (3 credits)
   •  LDR 160 Leadership Around the World - AH (3 credits)
   •  LDR 205 Human Relations in Organizations (3 credits)
   •  LDR 300 Foundations of Leadership (3 credits)
   •  LDR 308 Leadership Development (3 credits)
   •  LDR 310 Research Methods in Leadership (3 credits)
   •  LDR 315 Leading People in Organizations (3 credits)
   •  LDR 320 Leading with Emotional Intelligence (3 credits)
   •  LDR 330 Budgeting for Leaders (3 credits)
   •  LDR 335 Lessons in Leadership (3 credits)
   •  LDR 381 Organizational Ethics and Decision Making (3 credits)
   •  LDR 382 Organizational Theory and Change (3 credits)
   •  LDR 385 Teamwork in Organizations (3 credits)
   •  LDR 394 Special Topics in Leadership (3 credits)
   •  LDR 396 Leadership Practicum (1-6 credits)
   •  LDR 399 Independent Study: Organizational Leadership (1-3 credits)
   •  LDR 460 Leading in Diverse and Global Contexts (3 credits)
   •  LDR 480 Organizational Leadership Capstone (3 credits)
   •  LDR 495 Study Abroad in Org Leadership (1-15 credits)

Philosophy

   •  PHI 110 Philosophy, Individuals and Society - SB (3 credits)
   •  PHI 110H Philosophy, Individuals and Society (3 credits)
   •  PHI 165 Introduction to Logic (3 credits)
   •  PHI 181 Philosophers, Cultures and Creativity - AH (3 credits)
   •  PHI 200 Ethics - AH (3 credits)
   •  PHI 220 Health Care Ethics - AH (3 credits)
   •  PHI 265 Logic - QR (3 credits)
   •  PHI 280 History of Classical and Medieval Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 285 History of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 300 Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 credits)
   •  PHI 302 Ethics and Scientific Research (3 credits)
   •  PHI 305 Existentialism (3 credits)
   •  PHI 306 Philosophy and Science (3 credits)
   •  PHI 308 Professional Ethics (3 credits)
   •  PHI 309 Global Ethics (3 credits)
   •  PHI 310 Information Ethics (3 credits)
   •  PHI 311 Philosophy of Woman (3 credits)
   •  PHI 312 Eastern Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 315 Knowledge and Reality (3 credits)
   •  PHI 320 Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 323 Peace and War (3 credits)
   •  PHI 324 Africana Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 330 Philosophy and Law (3 credits)
   •  PHI 335 Great Traditions in Ethics (3 credits)
   •  PHI 340 Neuroethics (3 credits)
   •  PHI 345 Philosophy of Mind (3 credits)
   •  PHI 350 Philosophy of Religion (3 credits)
   •  PHI 355 Socrates and Plato (3 credits)
   •  PHI 357 Kant and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 360 Environmental Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 394 Topics: Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 396 Internship: Applied Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 494 Seminar: Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 499 Independent Study in Philosophy (1-3 credits)
   •  PHI 594 Topics: Philosophy (3 credits)
   •  PHI 599 Independent Study: Philosophy (3 credits)

Physical Education

   •  PHE 104 Badminton (1 credit)
   •  PHE 108 Aerobic Conditioning (1 credit)
   •  PHE 109 Strength Training (1 credit)
   •  PHE 110 Golf (1 credit)
   •  PHE 111 Yoga (1 credit)
   •  PHE 112 Snow Skiing - Snow Boarding (1 credit)
   •  PHE 114 Karate (1 credit)
   •  PHE 118 Swimming (1 credit)
   •  PHE 120 Tennis (1 credit)
   •  PHE 122 Volleyball (1 credit)
   •  PHE 210 Intermediate Golf (1 credit)
   •  PHE 214 Intermediate Karate (1 credit)
   •  PHE 218 Intermediate Swimming (1 credit)
   •  PHE 220 Intermediate Tennis (1 credit)
   •  PHE 230 Motor Skill and Fitness Activities for Children (3 credits)
   •  PHE 231 Dance and Rhythmic Activities (3 credits)
   •  PHE 234 Team Sports (3 credits)
   •  PHE 235 Individual and Dual Sports (3 credits)
   •  PHE 250 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers (2 credits)
   •  PHE 299 Special Topics in Physical Education (1-3 credits)
   •  PHE 310 Fitness Education for Children and Youth (3 credits)
   •  PHE 318 Lifeguarding (2 credits)
   •  PHE 319 Water Safety Instructor (3 credits)
   •  PHE 390 Practicum in Recreational Leadership (3 credits)
 

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