Sep 23, 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.

 

Construction Management

   •  CMGT 220 Construction Layout (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 222 Architectural Drafting and CAD (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 225 Construction Safety (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 228 Soil and Foundation Interaction (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 300 Cooperative Education (0 credits)
   •  CMGT 301 Cooperative Construction Management (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 303 Construction Contracts, Documents, and Administration (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 305 Mechanical Systems for Construction (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 306 Electrical Systems for Construction (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 320 Construction Estimating (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 322 Structural Analysis (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 323 Land Planning and Development (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 324 Construction Scheduling (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 329 Construction Equipment (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 383 Advanced Technical Study (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 399 Independent Study in Construction Management (1-3 credits)
   •  CMGT 400 Building Codes (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 415 Construction Management (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 420 Construction Cost Control (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 422 Advanced Project Controls (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 424 Construction Renovation and Restoration (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 425 Sustainable Construction (3 Credits)
   •  CMGT 426 Heavy Construction Techniques and Analysis (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 427 Construction Law and Legal Contracts (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 428 Virtual Construction (3 Credits)
   •  CMGT 429 Civil Design (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 430 Design Build (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 431 Capstone Project: Residential and Commercial Construction (3 credits)
   •  CMGT 494 Seminar: Construction Management (3 credits)

Cooperative Education

   •  CEP 101 Career Development (2 credits)
   •  CEP 300 Cooperative Education (1-3 credits)

Counseling

   •  COU 545 Children and Families in Health Care (3 credits)
   •  COU 575 Mindfulness and Contemplative Practices (3 credits)
   •  COU 580 Research Tools in Counseling (3 credits)
   •  COU 594 Special Topics in Counseling (1-6 credits)

Criminal Justice

   •  JUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice - SB (3 credits)
   •  JUS 200 Police in America (3 credits)
   •  JUS 201 Corrections in America (3 credits)
   •  JUS 203 The Criminal Court Systems (3 credits)
   •  JUS 204 Criminal Investigation (3 credits)
   •  JUS 210 Legal Research (3 credits)
   •  JUS 231 Race, Gender and Crime - AH (3 credits)
   •  JUS 294 Topics: Justice Studies (3 credits)
   •  JUS 300 Juvenile Justice (3 credits)
   •  JUS 301 Ethics in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
   •  JUS 302 Criminal Law (3 credits)
   •  JUS 303 Criminal Procedure (3 credits)
   •  JUS 310 Police Management (3 credits)
   •  JUS 311 Police in the Community (3 credits)
   •  JUS 312 Institutional Corrections (3 credits)
   •  JUS 313 Rights of the Convicted (3 credits)
   •  JUS 315 Criminal Justice Research Methods (3 credits)
   •  JUS 317 Perspectives on Crime (3 credits)
   •  JUS 319 Criminal Justice in Film (3 credits)
   •  JUS 320 Advanced Crime Scene Technology and Criminalistics (3 credits)
   •  JUS 323 Drugs and Crime (3 credits)
   •  JUS 333 Careers in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
   •  JUS 351 Financial Investigations (3 credits)
   •  JUS 395 Criminal Justice: Study Abroad (1-15 credits)
   •  JUS 402 Alternatives to Incarceration (3 credits)
   •  JUS 403 Crime and Public Policy (3 credits)
   •  JUS 404 Evidence Preparation and Courtroom Testimony (3 credits)
   •  JUS 405 Crime Prevention (3 credits)
   •  JUS 406 Terrorism and Homeland Security (3 Credits)
   •  JUS 407 Media, Crime, and Justice (3 credits)
   •  JUS 408 Victims and Crime (3 credits)
   •  JUS 413 Flawed Criminal Justice Policies (3 credits)
   •  JUS 414 The Death Penalty (3 credits)
   •  JUS 428 Crime Across the Life Course (3 credits)
   •  JUS 429 Women in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
   •  JUS 494 Seminar: Justice Studies (3 credits)
   •  JUS 496 Internship: Justice Studies (1-6 credits)
   •  JUS 499 Readings: Justice Studies (1-3 credits)

Data Science

   •  DSC 101 Introduction to Data Science (1 credit)
   •  DSC 194 Data Science: Introductory Topic (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 199 Data Science: Introductory Ind. Study (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 292 Research Experience in DSC (0 credits)
   •  DSC 311 Data Analytics (3 credits)
   •  DSC 321 Data Visualization (3 credits)
   •  DSC 394 Intermediate Topics: Data Science (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 396 Data Science Practicum (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 399 Intermediate Independent Study: Data Science (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 411 Data Mining (3 credits)
   •  DSC 421 Big Data (3 credits)
   •  DSC 431 Network Analysis (3 credits)
   •  DSC 494 Advanced Topics: Data Science (1-3 credits)
   •  DSC 496 Data Science Capstone (3 credits)
   •  DSC 499 Advanced Independent Study: Data Science (1-3 credits)

Developmental Mathematics

   •  MAHD 080 College Algebra Assistance (2 credits)
   •  MAHD 081 College Geometry Assistance (1 credits)
   •  MAHD 090 Basic Mathematical Skills (3 credits)
   •  MAHD 091 Elementary Geometry (3 credits)
   •  MAHD 092 Basic Math Skills and Essential Algebra (5 credits)
   •  MAHD 094 Essential Algebra Part III (2 credits)
   •  MAHD 095 Essential Algebra - DM (4 credits)
   •  MAHD 099 Intermediate Algebra - DM (3 credits)
   •  MAT 108 College Algebra (3 Credits)

Economics

   •  ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB (3 credits)
   •  ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics - SB (3 credits)
   •  ECO 205 Economics for Teachers (3 credits)
 

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