Nov 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.

 

Economics

   •  ECO 300 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 301 Intermediate Microeconomics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 302 Money and Banking (3 credits)
   •  ECO 305 Foundations of International Business (3 credits)
   •  ECO 307 Moneyball: The Economics of Sports (3 credits)
   •  ECO 310 Introduction to Econometrics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 311 Econometrics II (3 credits)
   •  ECO 330 Urban and Regional Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 340 International Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 342 Economic Development (3 credits)
   •  ECO 350 Labor Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 360 Health Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 394 Topics in Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 396 Internship: Economics (1-3 credits)
   •  ECO 494 Seminar in Economics (3 credits)
   •  ECO 499 Independent Study: Economics (1-3 credits)
   •  ECO 580 Economics for Teachers (3 credits)
   •  ECO 594 Topics: Teaching Economics (1-3 credits)

Education

   •  EDU 104 Orientation: Education Profession/Program (1 credit)
   •  EDU 104H Introduction to the Education Profession (1 credit)
   •  EDU 110 Beginning American Sign Language/Lab I (3 credits)
   •  EDU 111 Beginning American Sign Language II (3 credits)
   •  EDU 294 Special Topics in Education (1-3 credits)
   •  EDU 300 Human Growth and Development (3 credits)
   •  EDU 300H Human Growth and Development Honors (3 credits)
   •  EDU 301 Interpersonal Interaction and Guidance (3 credits)
   •  EDU 302 Teaching of Reading (3 credits)
   •  EDU 303 Admission Field Experience IECE (2 credits)
   •  EDU 304 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum: Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 305 Introduction to Education (2 credits)
   •  EDU 305H Introduction to Education Honors (2 credits)
   •  EDU 306 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics (3 credits)
   •  EDU 307 Admission Field Experience Elementary (2 credits)
   •  EDU 308 Teaching Elementary School Science (3 credits)
   •  EDU 309 Admission Field Experience Middle Grades (2 credits)
   •  EDU 310 Teaching Language Arts in Early Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 311 Admission Field Experience Secondary (2 credits)
   •  EDU 312 Teaching Social Studies in Early Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 313 Instructional Technology (2 credits)
   •  EDU 314 Classroom Management (3 credits)
   •  EDU 315 Educational Assessment: Elementary Schools (2 credits)
   •  EDU 316 Racism and Sexism in Educational Institutions - SB (3 credits)
   •  EDU 316H Racism and Sexism in Educational Institutions - SB (3 credits)
   •  EDU 317 Teaching of Phonics in Elementary/Middle School (3 credits)
   •  EDU 318 Classroom Climate Management: Middle School (2 credits)
   •  EDU 319 Classroom Climate Management Secondary (1 credit)
   •  EDU 320 Family Engagement in the Home, School and Community (3 credits)
   •  EDU 321 Non Certification Admissions Field Experience (2 Credits)
   •  EDU 324 Fundamentals of Secondary Education (2 credits)
   •  EDU 325 Educational Assessment Secondary (2 credits)
   •  EDU 330 Teaching Science in Secondary School (3 credits)
   •  EDU 331 Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School (3 credits)
   •  EDU 333 Teaching Math in Secondary School (3 credits)
   •  EDU 334 Portfolio Development (1 credit)
   •  EDU 343 Educational Assessment Middle Schools (2 credits)
   •  EDU 344 Fundamentals of Middle Grades Education (2 credits)
   •  EDU 345 Teaching Language Arts in Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 346 Teaching Science in Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 347 Teaching Math in Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 348 Teaching Social Studies in Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 390 Elementary Field Experience I (2 credits)
   •  EDU 391 Middle Grades Field Experience I (2 credits)
   •  EDU 392 Elementary Field Experience II (2 credits)
   •  EDU 393 Secondary Field Experience I (2 credits)
   •  EDU 394 Middle Grades Field Experience II (2 credits)
   •  EDU 395 IECE Field Experience I (3 credits)
   •  EDU 396 Secondary Field Experience II (2 credits)
   •  EDU 397 IECE Field Experience II (3 credits)
   •  EDU 398 Non-certification Field Experience I (3 credits)
   •  EDU 399 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  EDU 490 Non-certification Final Field Experience (6 credits)
   •  EDU 491 Clinical Experience in IECE (12 credits)
   •  EDU 492 Clinical Experience Elementary with Special Education (12 credits)
   •  EDU 493 Clinical Experience Middle Grades with Special Education (12 credits)
   •  EDU 494 Clinical Experience Elementary (12 credits)
   •  EDU 495 Clinical Experience Middle Grades (12 credits)
   •  EDU 496 Clinical Experience Secondary (12 credits)
   •  EDU 497 Clinical Experience Secondary with Special Education (12 credits)
   •  EDU 500 Core Principles of Early Childhood Edu (3 credits)
   •  EDU 525 Differentiated Literacy Instruction (3 credits)
   •  EDU 530 Reading in Junior and Senior High School (3 credits)
   •  EDU 540 Teaching the Underground Railroad (3 credits)
   •  EDU 544 Aquatic Ecology for Teachers (3 credits)
   •  EDU 545 Fundamentals of Environmental Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 546 Teaching Environmental Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 550 Current Trends in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 551 Preschool Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 552 Infant Toddler Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 554 Language Development and Emergent Literacy (3 credits)
   •  EDU 565 Early Childhood Assessments for Screening (3 credits)
   •  EDU 566 Ongoing Assessment in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 567 Math and Science Exploration PreK-3rd (3 credits)
   •  EDU 568 Administration and Supervision in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
   •  EDU 569 Kindergarten Education and Programming (3 credits)
   •  EDU 575 Language Arts Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 576 Science Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 577 Mathematics Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 578 Social Studies Methods Middle Grades (3 credits)
   •  EDU 594 Topics: Education (1-3 credits)
   •  EDU 599 Independent Study: Education (1-3 credits)
 

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