2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


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Schedule Type Classifications

The delivery of instruction often requires educational material to be organized and presented to students in a variety of ways. In order to facilitate the planning for and scheduling of classes to accommodate these multiple types of instruction, it is necessary to divide courses into organizational parts which reflect the unique combinations of instructors, meeting places, and time patterns used to conduct the instruction. The schedule types listed below are intended to reflect the nature of activities required of students, the relationship between students and their instructors, and the settings required to deliver the content of an instructional offering.

  • LEC — Lecture
  • LAB — Laboratory
  • DIS — Distance Education
  • CLN — Clinic
  • EX — Experiential
  • IND — Individual Study
  • SD — Studio
 

Other Courses

  
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    AD 11200 - Typography


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Students investigate mechanics of type, using both type and letter forms in a variety of design applications. Students will also experiment with typograhic composition, contrast, text, and value in combination with language. Typically offered Fall.


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    AD 22900 - Visual Communication Design Computing II


    Credit Hours: 3.00. An intermediate course in visual design computing programs used in the study and production of visual communication design. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    AD 41900 - Motion Graphics


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is an introduction to Motion Graphics. The course includes lectures, showcases and demonstrations of the techniques and applications of motion graphics in multimedia. Projects will cover basic motion graphics principles, design and composition, timing, storyboarding and planning, sound and synchronization. Appropriate and current industry standard computer applications will be introduced and applied. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ASL 30100 - American Sign Language V


    Prerequisite(s): ASL 20200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is a continuation of ASL 20200 (5th in sequence of courses in ASL). Features of Level 5 are expanded student discourse, advanced ASL structure and vocabulary, roleshift variations, formal storytelling, text analysis and formal/informal presentations. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ASL 36100 - The Structure Of American Sign Language I: Phonology And Morphology


    Prerequisite(s): ASL 20200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Linguistic study of ASL, including the following: phonological features of individual signs (hand shape, orientation, location, movement) and how those features shift when placed in a stream of signs; morphological features of signs, including compounding and lexicalization of fingerspelled words; grammar, focusing on typical word orders found in ASL sentences; meaning of signs and how those meanings have shifted over time (as well as how those meanings shift for particular dialects); and typical pragmatic features of conversation in ASL. Knowledge of ASL is required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ASTR 37000 - Cosmology


    Prerequisite(s): PHYS 15200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR (PHYS 22000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- AND MA 16300 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-)

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Intended for science and engineering majors. Basic physics and math knowledge will be assumed. The picture of how the Universe came to be and how it has evolved has recently come into sharp focus. This progress is the result of improved observational techniques that have resulted in high resolution images of very distant galaxies, a more accurate mapping of the Large Scale Structure of the Universe or the high resolution picture of the young universe provided by Cosmic Microwave Background observations. We will present a historical perspective of how ideas and data have shaped Cosmology through the centuries. In addition, we will review the theoretical models that are in agreement with the current observations. Our goal will be to provide the students with a broad overview of the current research in Cosmology with an eye toward stimulating the students curiosity about the many questions still awaiting answers in this field. Typically offered Fall.


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    BIOL 57601 - Bioinformatics


    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 24400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Introductory Bioinformatics is a hybrid course following the ‘flipped classroom’ approach. Students will access course material and assignments online, and then meet in the virtual classroom environment to review instructional material, discuss current literature, work on exercises, and to present a final project demonstrating knowledge of bioinformatic methods and analyses. The course introduces students to a number of current topics in the field including, but not limited to: databases containing biological and genetic information; ‘omics’; data mining; and systems modeling. The course integrates the use real world bioinformatics data and students develop fundamental skills in coding and the use of modern computer languages, statistical software, and analytical approaches. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    BIOL 57701 - Ecology Of Microorganisms


    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 31600 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Ecology of Microorganisms is a hybrid course following the ‘flipped classroom’ approach. Students will access course material and assignments online, and then meet in the virtual classroom environment to review instructional material, discuss current literature, and work on exercises. The course introduces students to a number of current topics in the field including, but not limited to: ecological theory for microorganisms; evolution and phylogeny of microbes; evolutionary and ecological processes that generate and maintain microbial biodiversity; microbial controls on nutrient cycling in soils, water, and the atmosphere; the human microbiome and its role in human health; and modern microbiological, molecular, and bioinformatics approaches used to study microorganisms within ecosystems. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    CDFS 64500 - Couple And Sex Therapy


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Examination of systemic theories and research of couple therapy and sex therapy, including assessment, treatment planning, and interventions. Developmental and contextual factors (specifically the impact of life span development, gender, sexual orientation, race, power, and privilege) affecting couple relationships and sexual dysfunctions are explored. Typically offered Spring.


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    CDFS 64600 - Contemporary Issues In Family Therapy


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Focus on assessment, intervention, and treatment of issues marriage and family therapist routinely face, including working with military families, divorce, non-traditional families, parenting/visitation, family violence, court-involved families, anger management, suicidal/depressed clients, eating disorders, alcoholism and substance abuse, self-harm behaviors, and grief issues. Course will examine these issues from a systemic, socio-cultural perspective. Typically offered Spring.


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    CDFS 64700 - Diversity And Social Justice In Family Therapy


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Review treatment implications associated with topics such as gender and power, race/ethnicity, family structure, and socioeconomic status. Discuss treatment implications of social oppression and discrimination on families. Typically offered Spring.


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    CDFS 64800 - Applied Multivariate Analysis


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A survey of the most frequently employed multivariate research techniques, such as multivariate generalizations of univariate tests and analysis of variance, principal components analysis and factor analysis, canonical analysis, multiple regression analysis, structural equation modeling, and discriminant analysis. A central theme of the course is the general linear model, both univariate and multivariate. A multipurpose program for this model provides the student with practical experience in conducting multivariate research. Prerequisite: Students must have completed one college-level statistics course. Typically offered Spring.


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    CDFS 68100 - Psychopathology And Behavior Disorders For Family Service Professionals


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Students will learn about psychopathology, behavior disorders and diagnostic assessment; the course will include a relational focus on these topics. Typically offered Fall.


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    CE 36700 - Soil Mechanics II


    Prerequisite(s): ME 27400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 4.00. Shear strength of soils (sands and clay). Theory of consolidation. Problems of rate-independent and rate-dependent settlement. Lateral earth pressure. Slope stability. Bearing capacity of shallow foundations. Deformation of foundations. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CE 43200 - Surface Water Hydrology


    Prerequisite(s): CE 36700 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- AND CE 41000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY)

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Introductions to water cycle, precipitation, evaporation, infiltration and runoff. Methods of modeling surface runoff, routing, and floodplain analysis. Design of culverts, storm sewers, and watershed modeling introduction. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 32200 - User Interface Design I


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course explores User Interface design for digital products, services, and applications. Topics include Gestalt principles, design styles, iconography, typography, and heuristics. Incorporating a user-centered design process, students gain proficiency designing and prototyping interactive, screen-based interfaces that enable users to accomplish tasks and achieve goals. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 34501 - Introduction To Virtual Reality


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 21500 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 24100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers the theoretical knowledge for Virtual Reality (VR) for the multiple modes of VR namely, immersive, augmented and desktop. The students will be introduced to the industry standard VR hardware and software for a variety of applications. Topics include VR theory immersion, interaction, and perception, multimodal VR, and technical characteristics. Students will develop VR applications using contemporary software and hardware. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 35200 - User Experience Design I


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An intermediate course focusing on the User Experience design. Topics include user needs analysis, the VIMM model, brainstorming, personas, scenarios, task analysis, wireframes, and prototyping. Students study human perception, cognition and motor abilities as they relate to end-user needs, motivations, goals, and behavior.


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    CGT 35800 - User Interface Scripting And Data Integration


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit hours: 3.00. An intermediate course focusing on scripting principles as they apply to web-based user interfaces and DOM manipulation. Topics include control structures, functions, objects, arrays, and data types. Students gain experience with server-side scripting languages and database integration methods. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 42200 - User Interface Design II


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 32200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An advanced course in User Interface design focusing on emerging interactive paradigms. Through intensive, applied projects students create digital interfaces that reflect emerging design patterns for a variety of digital products, services, and applications. Topics include sensory, perceptual, cognitive, and psychomotor factors relating to user interaction. Emphasis is placed on creating interactive experiences that highly engage users. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 43000 - Mobile Game Design And Development


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 21500 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 24100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 33000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for mobile game design and development. Through hands-on laboratories and projects, students will practice all phases of mobile game creation from design and development to deployment. Course topics include architecture of mobile devices, APIs for mobile devices, mobile game design, mobile game engines, mobile game programming, and mobile game deployment. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 45200 - User Experience Design II


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 35200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An advanced course in User Experience (UX) design focusing on user strategies, cross-channel design, accessibility, information architecture, and project management. Students become highly proficient in user research methodology, working within a team-based environment and documenting the design process. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 45800 - Advanced Web Frameworks And Applications


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 11800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 14100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 25000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 35800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit hours: 3.00. An advanced course focusing on the tools and techniques for modern web environments. Students learn how to structure, build, and deploy modern web-apps through the use of popular application program interfaces and frameworks. Topics include complex server executions, data integration, and script libraries. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CGT 48000 - Usability Testing And Evaluation


    Prerequisite(s): CGT 32200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND CGT 35200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND STAT 30100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An advanced course focusing on the testing and evaluation of digital products, services, and applications. Topics include research methodology, data collection and analysis, usability and heuristic evaluation, and measurability as it relates to user-centered design. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    COM 26400 - Cinematography


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Students will learn the technical and aesthetic aspects of camera operation. Typically offered Fall Summer.


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    CS 51510 - Algorithms


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course concentrates on the design of algorithms and the rigorous analysis of their efficiency. We will cover various algorithm design techniques such as divide and conquer, dynamic programming, greedy algorithms, and approximation algorithms; for each algorithm, we will perform complexity (worst case, average case) analysis. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51520 - Operating Systems


    Prerequisite(s): CS 30200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is about the concepts and principles of modern operation systems. It includes: design and implementation of multi-process systems; process synchronization, mutual exclusion; CPU scheduling, deadlock, memory management, segmentation, paging, virtual memory; storage management, file system management, protection and security, evaluation and prediction of performance. Reading the latest paper about operation systems and presentations are required. Every student should participate in debates based on the case studies of Linux System and Windows 7. Prerequisites: CS 30200. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51530 - Programming Languages, Interpreters And Compilers


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides the student with an overview of the issues that arise in the design and construction of translators for programming languages. The course emphasizes techniques that have direct application to the construction of compilers. Students are expected to develop a fundamental understanding of the issues that arise in program translation, including syntax analysis, translation, and rudimentary program optimization. Prerequisites: Graduate student standing. Undergraduate course work on high-level programming languages, and data structure. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51540 - Object-Oriented Design, Analysis And Programming


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is for students who already have programming experience. The course exposes students to the depth and breadth of modern programming practice, with the goal of making students better programmers. It provides a rigorous introduction to the advanced concepts behind object oriented programming such as encapsulation, information hiding, inheritance, dynamic binding and polymorphism. We discuss object-oriented design, design patterns and see how they can be implemented in different object-oriented programming languages. Java and C++ are used as the vehicle for illustrating and implementing these concepts. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51550 - Database Systems


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides an introduction to modern database systems. It covers conceptual modeling and database design, formal database design theory, relational data model and SQL, query optimization, external hashing and indexing, and transaction processing, etc. In addition, this course provides fundamental theory, and methodologies of Data Mining. Students will be asked to apply the data mining knowledge for real world problem solving. Prerequisites: Undergraduate studies in CS, particularly CS 44200 or its equivalent. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51560 - Software Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): CS 41600 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Software engineering is the discipline concerned with the application of theory, knowledge, and practice for effectively and efficiently building software systems that satisfy the requirements of users and customers. This course provides an introduction to all phases of the life cycle of a software system, including requirement analysis and specification, UML modeling and design, implementation, testing, and operation and maintenance. The principles of project management, cost and effort estimation, scheduling, documentation, and quality assurance are also covered. A group project will be assigned. Each student will play one of the following roles: Project Manager (PM), Requirement Engineer (RE), Software Architect (SA), Integration Engineer (IE), Testing Engineer (TE), and User/Product Director (UPD). Every student will play the role of a Code Developer (CD) as well. Every student should also participate in the activities of the professional associations. The commercial and research prototype tools of IBM Rational Suite will be used. Some latest research papers about Software Engineering will be discussed. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51570 - Computer Architecture


    Prerequisite(s): CS 22300 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is the science and art of selecting and interconnecting hardware components to create computers that meet functional, performance and cost goals. It includes the following topics: Fundamentals of computer design, Instruction set principles and examples, Pipelining, Instruction-Level Parallelism and its dynamic exploitation, exploiting Instruction-Level Parallelism with software approaches, Memory hierarchy design, Parallel Processors and Cloud Computing. RISC, Intel 80x86, VAX, and IBM 360/370 are examples of the computer architecture for discussion. Reading and presenting the latest published papers related branch prediction and instruction-level parallelism are required. A project about designing branch prediction algorithms and evaluating the algorithms using SPEC benchmarks is also required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51580 - Computer Graphics


    Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to advanced computer graphics and the rendering of 3D computer graphics images. Topics include the concepts, principles, algorithms, and programming techniques in 3D interactive computer graphics. Emphasis is on the development and applications of 3D graphic algorithms and methods. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 51590 - Parallel Computing


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Parallel computing for science and engineering applications: parallel programming and performance evaluation, parallel libraries and problem-solving environments, models of parallel computing and run-time support systems, and selected applications. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    CS 52510 - Distributed Systems


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course consists of the discussion of special problems related to distributed control such as election and mutual exclusion, routing, data management, Byzantine agreement, and deadlock handling. The student will get exposed to fundamental issues in distributed system design, recent development, and even research trends in this area, as well as the hands-on experience of using Java sockets to program and implement a distributed system. Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in programming languages, operation systems, computer architecture, and algorithm design. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    EAS 34500 - Environmental Science For Elementary Education


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Provides elementary education majors with an integrated experience in environmental science, which includes an emphasis on the transition from learning science to designing elementary education activities. Topics include climate change, energy resources, air and water pollution, toxic waste disposal, soil erosion, natural hazards, environmental planning, and in-class discussion of case studies. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ECE 50800 - Introduction To Visualization Techniques


    Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to visualization techniques to represent various forms of data. Topics will include traditional visualization techniques, visual analytics, visual perception and cognition, scalar visualization, volume and surface visualization, flow visualization and medical visualization. Examples and projects from a broad range of fields will be used. This course aims to students in different disciplines for their courses or research work involving data visualization. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ECE 53201 - Power System Analysis


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 31100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers fundamental concepts of power system analysis, transmission line parameters, generator, transformer and transmission line models, network calculations, power flow analysis, steady-state performance, optimal dispatch, fault studies and symmetrical components. Typically offered Fall.


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    ECE 53500 - Adaptive Signal Processing With Applications


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers theory of adaptation with stationary signals; performance measures; least-mean squares (LMS), recursive least squares (RLS) algorithms; adaptation of generalized feed forward filters including polynomial filters, neural network-based filters, and functional expansion filters. The course also addresses the applications and implementations including speech processing, system identification, noise reduction, echo cancellation in the communication systems, active noise control, deconvolution and equalization, and blind source separation. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall.


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    ECE 55000 - Computer Network Security


    Credit Hours: 3.00. The course is an introduction to computer network security that aims to develop the security mindset in the students. The course discusses security fundamentals, principles, policies, and access controls. It covers threats, vulnerabilities, attacks, and defense mechanisms in computer systems, networks, and web. Finally, it discusses encryption, key management, digital signatures, certificates, and authentication. Students will learn attack and defense mechanisms with the help of hands-on assignments. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ECE 56801 - Digital Control Systems


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course introduces the components of digital control systems and system models both on the z-domain (z-transfer functions) and on the time domain (state variable representations); and then covers analysis and design of digital control systems. The various discrete-time controllers including PID controllers are designed using both time and frequency domain techniques. The course further studies modern discrete-time control design including state and output feedback controllers, linear quadratic optimal control, and Kalman filters. Simulations to validate the designed systems are required. Permission of department required. Typically offered Spring.


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    ECON 30300 - Data Analytics for Public Policy


    Credit Hours: 3.00. The goal of this course is to develop the key data analytics skill sets necessary to analyze socio-economic problems for public policy formulation and evaluation. It is designed for students who are seeking a strong foundation in data analytics for policy decisions in business and government. Typically offered Fall, Spring


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    ECON 32200 - Economics Of Public Policy


    Prerequisite(s): ECON 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C OR ECON 25100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 3.00. The examination and analysis of public finance practices and problems in the federal fiscal system. Government activities that involve spending and taxation are analyzed applying basic principles of economics. Topics include public education, social security, healthcare, environment and tax systems. State and local government issues are also addressed. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ECON 32300 - Economics Of Housing


    Prerequisite(s): ECON 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ECON 21000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR (ECON 25100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- AND ECON 25200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-)

    Credit Hours: 3.00. The study of housing markets in rural and urban areas. Course will include the study of mortgage markets, housing affordability and homelessness, and the public policy responses to these aspects. Course will examine both microeconomic aspects of housing (family decision-making), as well as macroeconomic aspects, such as housing bubbles and busts. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ECON 36200 - Health Economics


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is designed to introduce upper level undergraduate students in economics to the field of health economics. We will analyze health and health care theories, institutions, and key policy issues using tools from intermediate microeconomic theory. The course begins with an analysis of health care as a commodity and why health is different from other consumer goods. The course then examines the demand for and the production of health and health care, and the behavior and organization of health care providers. The discussion then switches to information asymmetries and the functioning of health insurance markets. Afterwards, the course turns to the analysis of government involvement in the health care system. The class concludes with an examination of medical care systems around the world, paying particular attention to the U.S. health care system. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    EDPS 45000 - Teaching Students With Disabilities


    Prerequisite(s): EDPS 26000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 4.00. Course focuses on development of individual educational plans for students who have special needs. Topics include implementation of the functional behavior assessment processes and creation of behavior intervention plans, determination of appropriate class placement, accommodations for standardized testing and classroom instruction, and creation of differentiated/individualized instruction based on goals and objectives of the program plan. Course includes 45 hours of field component. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    EDPS 45000 - Teaching Students With Disabilities


    Prerequisite(s): EDPS 26000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit Hours: 4.00. Course focuses on development of individual educational plans for students who have special needs. Topics include implementation of the functional behavior assessment processes and creation of behavior intervention plans, determination of appropriate class placement, accommodations for standardized testing and classroom instruction, and creation of differentiated/individualized instruction based on goals and objectives of the program plan. Course includes 45 hours of field component. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ENGL 24100 - British Literature After 1789


    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B- OR ENGL 10800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Surveys authors, periods, and themes of British literature from the late eighteenth century through the modern period. The course may also treat significant minor writers in their relation to literary movements and ideas. Typically offered Spring.


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    ENGL 30900 - Digital Design And Production


    Credit Hours: 3.00. The development of the ability to write and design documents using electronic publishing technologies. Students will receive instruction in writing, graphics, and publishing software and will write, design, produce, and critique a number of publications. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.


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    ENGL 34900 - Women, Gender, And Sexuality In International Film


    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B- OR ENGL 10800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Course uses anti-racist, feminist perspectives to examine topics relating to intersections of social locations such as gender, race, class, and sexuality in international film. Emphasis is on film’s role in shaping and reflecting cultural values. The course may also consider film as entertainment, documentary, propaganda and the object of censorship. May be taught online, on ground, or as a hybrid course. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ENGL 35000 - American Literature Before 1865


    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B- OR ENGL 10800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to American literature from the beginnings period to the Civil War. This course may treat significant minor writers in their relation to literary movements and ideas, and includes the work of minority writers. Works selected to reflect the diverse experiences of the U.S. population. Typically offered Fall.


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    ENGL 35100 - American Literature After 1865


    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B- OR ENGL 10800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. A continuation of ENGL35000, this course surveys American literature from the Civil War to recent times. The course may treat significant minor writers. Works selected to reflect the diverse experiences of the U.S. population. Typically offered Spring.


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    ENGL 35300 - Women, Gender, Sexuality, Ethnicity, & Religion In Lit & Film Of The Middle East & South & West Asia


    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B- OR ENGL 10800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course employs anti-racist, transnational feminist perspectives to examine the cultural and social politics of gender, sexualities, race and ethnicity, class and/or caste, and religion in the literature and film (Anglophone and in translation) of the Middle East and South and West Asia. The dynamics and consequences of colonialism, neo-imperialism, and decolonization are central to the course. May be taught online, on ground or as a hybrid course. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ENGL 38303 - Thinking Through Dance


    Credit Hours: 3.00. In this course, students will examine performance as an aesthetic and social phenomenon, with a special emphasis on dance. They will respond critically to issues raised by various human movement practices through discussion and writing, analyzing aesthetic, cultural, social, philosophical, historical, and political issues vis a vis dance and other arts. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ENGL 47000 - Advanced Topics in Rhetorical Studies


    Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D AND ENGL 10200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D) OR (ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D AND ENGL 10500 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D) AND (ENGL 20400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR ENGL 30400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR ENGL 39100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR ENGL 40500 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR ENGL 42000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR ENGL 42100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR COM 25200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR COM 30000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR COM 35800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D OR COM 49000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D)

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Study of rhetorical theories and practices past and present. Includes readings in primary texts in the history and theory of rhetoric. May be repeated for credit with a different topic.Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    FIN 45300 - Financial Reporting And Compliance


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is geared towards the specific financial reporting and compliance requirements in the financial services industry with a focus on Banks. Emphasis is on financial statement analysis, interpretation of financial disclosures, and the environment in which financial reporting choices are made. All of these factors are designed to help improve risk assessment, forecasting, and decision-making in depository financial institutions. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    FLL 31000 - Caribbean Literatures And Cultures


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course, offered in English, will focus on the literature, culture, and arts of the Caribbean. Issues of colonialism and postcolonialism, slavery and freedom, exile and immigration, tensions between race and gender and between languages will be examined through poetry, novels, storytelling, theater, music, and film analysis. In this course, we will examine different Caribbean texts (literary, non-fiction and filmic) in order to learn how different writers and different types of texts respond to the colonialist context in which they were forged. Our work will consist of uncovering discourse, reading for intertextual dialogues and analyzing responses to dominant and colonialist ideology. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    FLL 33000 - World War II On The Screen: A European Perspective


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is taught in English. It will focus on the complex ways in which filmmakers in Europe have investigated the legacy of World War II. Most of the films studied will be fiction films, but the influence of important documentary films will be examined as well. The course is based on close readings of individual films. We will look at the concept of film analysis and the relationship between film, politics, and society. The writing assignments are designed to develop students’ writing skills in English and their ability to engage critically with the films. All students are expected to participate actively in class discussions and to lead discussions on assigned topics. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    HDFS 34400 - Adult Development in Families and Communities


    Prerequisite(s): SOC 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR PSY 12000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR HDFS 21000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit hours: 3.00. A course that covers physical and emotional development from early adulthood through old age and death, with an emphasis on how development affects people’s interaction with their family, their community, and their possible need for social services. Typically offered Fall, Spring, Summer


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    HIST 12100 - Civic Responsibility


    Credit hours: 3.00. Developing both an historical awareness of government and of major 20th Century Issues and concerns, and encouraging a sense of civic responsibility for addressing these issues in an ethically effective way. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    HIST 33301 - Eugenics As Racism/Bigotry


    Credit hours: 3.00. History of the eugenics movement, including its impact on the United States and the Western World, its role in fostering racism and bigotry, and its influence in forming racial policies like those of Nazi Germany. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    HIST 35800 - The American Business System


    Credit hours: 3.00. A study of the historical development of business methods and institutions in the United States from colonial times to the present. Thematic units cover merchant capitalism, money and banking, entrepreneurs and corporations, industry, government, multinationals, and the development of global, knowledge, and gig economies.


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    HIST 56800 - Big History: From Big Bang To The Future


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Big History weaves evidence and insights from many disciplines across 13.8 billion years into a single, cohesive, science-based origin story. The concept arose from a desire to go beyond specialized and self-contained fields of study to grasp history as a whole. Big History explores how we are connected to everything around us and where we may be heading. It provides a foundation for thinking about the future and the changes that are reshaping our world. Permission of instructor or department required. Typically offered Fall.


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    HIST 58200 - The Art Of History


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A balanced presentation of the art of studying, understanding, researching, and writing history. Taught by the section, it will present a balanced view of problems in American and European historiography; causality and methodology will be emphasized. Careful attention will be paid to research methods, the mechanics of citation, the use of the university library, and writing style. Typically offered Spring.


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    HIST 65000 - Teaching The History Survey Course


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides an introduction to the literature on teaching history at the college level, especially the literature on pedagogy, theory, and conceptualization needed for the undergraduate survey course. Students will become familiar with the professional literature, develop their own syllabus for the survey course, and produce an extensive historiographical essay supporting and justifying the contents of the syllabus. Class discussions will expose students to a number of teaching strategies, concepts, and exercises. Prerequisite: Master’s student standing. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.


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    IDIS 23500 - Introduction To Great Issues


    Credit Hours: 3.00. Gateway course for Bachelor of Liberal Studies students: to be completed in the first year of a BLS plan of study. Examines fundamental issues facing humanity as a measure to develop cognitive and communication skills. The course is tied thematically and substantively to the two BLS capstone courses: IDIS 43500 and IDIS 43600. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    IDIS 43500 - Great Issues I


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A consideration of major issues affecting humankind from the perspective of our total experience, with an emphasis on the historical unfolding of those issues and great thinkers’ answers to them from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Focus includes discussions of moral decision-making, political systems, aesthetics, religion and spirituality, reality, knowledge, human nature and the meaning of life. Open to all students with junior, senior or graduate standing. Typically offered Fall, Spring and Summer


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    IDIS 43600 - Great Issues II


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A consideration of major issues affecting humankind from the perspective of our total experience, with an emphasis on the historical unfolding of those issues and great thinkers’ answers to them from the Renaissance to the present day. Focus includes discussions of moral decision-making, political systems, aesthetics, religion and spirituality, reality, knowledge, human nature and the meaning of life. Open to all students with junior, senior or graduate standing. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ISM 48500 - Blockchain Technology For Business Applications


    Prerequisite(s): ISM 21100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C OR MGMT 21100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

    Credit hours: 3.00. This course is designed to introduce students to the key concepts of blockchain technology. The course will demonstrate how the blockchain technology is applied in different business areas to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Students will also gain basic hands-on skills related to the business applications of blockchain technology and analysis of business data stored on a blockchain.


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    ITS 53000 - Practical Deep Learning


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers the theory and technologies related to deep learning. In particular, the course focuses on the following topics: neural networks and hidden layers; issues with designing deep neural networks; convolutional neural networks (CNNs); recurrent neural networks (RNNs); generative adversarial networks (GANs); batch optimization; word embeddings; and other special topics. Graduate, professional or senior status required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ITS 53100 - High Performance Computing And Big Data


    Credit Hours: 3.00. High Performance Computing (HPC) has played an important role in the field of Artificial Intelligence due to its computation ability to the large size of data. This course will cover the current techniques applied to HPC and applications to Big Data analysis problems. The topics that will be covered in this course are parallel computing concepts and techniques and distributed Machine Learning using open-source distributed Machine Learning software packages. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    ITS 55300 - Software Security And Secure Programming


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course covers software security goals, threats and threat modeling, software design principles, fundamental programming security (input validation, expression and numeric types and operations), object oriented software design and security, network and concurrency software programming and security, platform security. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    ITS 57000 - Principles Of Computer Networks And Communications


    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides the advanced topics in computer networks and communications, which will cover information theory, signal and noise analysis, advanced encoding schemes, modulation, multiplexing, wireless spectrum characteristics including various wireless networks, routing algorithm and protocol, transport layer protocols, client and server protocols, network security and performance. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    MCET 29900 - Special Topics Mechatronics Engineering Technology


    Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Group instruction in new or specialty areas of Mechatronics Engineering Technology is provided by Mechatronic faculty, subject to Mechatronic curriculum subcommittee approval. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    MCET 48200 - Robotic System Integration


    Prerequisite(s): MCET 38200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours 3.00. This course covers the tasks and procedures required to integrate advanced PLC systems with industrial robots for advanced manufacturing. Topics include advanced robot programming and applications such as packaging, welding, painting, maintenance and troubleshooting. An introduction to advanced programming to develop complex scenarios for integrating robots, vision system, and PLCs into industrial work cells will also be covered. Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in setting up and programming an advanced integrated robotic application. Typically offered Spring


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    MCET 49900 - Special Topics Mechatronics Engineering Technology


    Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Independent project or study of a special topic is conducted under the supervision of appropriate Mechatronic faculty, subject to Mechatronic curriculum subcommittee approval. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    MET 21102 - Applied Strength Materials Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.00. This laboratory course focuses on testing of materials to determine their physical and mechanical properties. Students will verify physical testing through computer analysis using appropriate computer application and prepare reports from data secured from such tests and analysis. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    MGMT 69500 - MBA Assessment


    Credit Hours: 0.00. Students will be required to engage in assessment activities such as the Business Case Study, Core Business Knowledge Exam, and MBA Exit Survey as determined by the Faculty of the College of Business. This is a zero credit course but is graded Pass/No Pass. Students are required to take this course during their final semester of the MBA Program. Departmental permission required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    MGMT 69700 - Management Internship


    Credit Hours: 0.00. This course is required as part of the US student visa regulation for international masters students who are doing an internship in the U.S. and want to use Curricular Practical Training (CPT). Even if a student is not being paid, they must sign up for the class. Students will be required to receive the necessary CPT permissions prior to enrolling in the course as well as complete paperwork from the MBA and MS Programs Office. Course can also be taken by students that wish to have an internship transcripted. This course does not apply toward graduation. Students will submit an assessment of their internship experience as part of the course requirements. Does not count toward graduation. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 48601 - Community Health Nursing


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 39201 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND NUR 39700 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND NUR 35200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C AND NUR 36100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY) AND NUR 37200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY) AND NUR 31700 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY) AND NUR 31800 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY)

    Credit Hours: 6.00. This course provides the knowledge and skills required for community health nursing. Theory and evidence-based practice are emphasized. Critical thinking is applied in the assessment of a community and in analyzing its ability to meet the health needs of its members. Nursing roles and functions are developed throug hexperiences provided to populations in a variety of settings. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 48701 - Transitions Into Professional Nursing Practice


    Credit Hours: 2.00. This two credit hour course prepares senior nursing students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to effectively prepare for transition from the role of student to entry level nurse. Specifically, test-taking strategies and practice, NCLEX preparation and licensure application will be addressed. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 50310 - Advanced Health Assessment For Nurse Educators


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 50100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF B

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Students will develop advanced, evidence-based health assessment skills that build on their current knowledge and abilities. Major concepts of the course include comprehensive and focused history taking and advanced physical assessment. Students relate underlying physiologic mechanisms with normal and abnormal findings from the history and physical assessment. The course provides a basis for designing a culturally sensitive and evidence-based plan of care within the situational context of the individual. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 50710 - Pathophysiologic Concepts And Pharmacologic Interventions For Nurse Educators


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 50100 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Students examine the physiologic changes that occur as a result of common disease processes, the clinical manifestations indicative of altered health and the pharmacological therapy used to treat these disease processes. Students use homeostasis as a model to account for regulatory and compensatory functions in health and illness across the lifespan. Students also consider the role of best available evidence and patient preferences related to pharmacologic interventions. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 62401 - Evidence Based Practice Concepts And Processes For Advanced Nursing


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 51000 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course focuses on the elements of evidence-based practice: best available evidence, patient preferences, and clinical decision-making to produce optimal patient outcomes. The student identifies a practice inquiry problem and crafts a searchable question, conducts a comprehensive literature search for the best available evidence, critically appraises the evidence, and synthesizes the findings to inform best practice recommendations. An examination and analysis of all elements of evidence-based practice occurs throughout the course. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 67301 - Health Policy Residency For DNPs


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 65600 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR NUR 63200 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 2.00. This residency provides an opportunity for DNP students to gain greater understanding of the ways public policy affects state, national, and international healthcare delivery systems and resources. Students will interact with top policy makers at the local, state, national, and/or international level to explore the many forces, including political, economic, social, and technological, that influence current policy, its design, implementation and evaluation. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 67701 - DNP Practice Inquiry I: Knowledge Translation


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 67700 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is the first of a two-part series that provides the opportunity to continue to develop, implement and evaluate an evidence-based inquiry project. Students gain competence in activities aimed at improving healthcare practice and systems, evaluating outcomes, translating evidence into practice, and participating in interdisciplinary and collaborative knowledge translation activities. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    NUR 67702 - DNP Practice Inquiry II: Knowledge Translation


    Prerequisite(s): NUR 67701 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is a continuation of the project inquiry course sequence that provides the opportunity to develop, implement and evaluate an evidence-based inquiry project. Students gain competence in activities aimed at improving the healthcare practice and systems, evaluating outcomes, translating evidence into practice, participating in interdisciplinary and collaborative knowledge translation activities, and disseminating results. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    PHIL 11000 - The Big Questions: Introduction to Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 3.00. The basic problems and types of philosophy, with special emphasis on the problems of knowledge and the nature of reality. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.CTL:ISH 1050 Introduction To Philosophy


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    PHIL 11100 - Introduction To Ethics


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A study of the nature of moral value and obligation. Topics such as the following will be considered: different conceptions of the good life and standards of right conduct; the relation of nonmoral and moral goodness; determinism, free will, and the problem of moral responsibility; the political and social dimensions of ethics; the principles and methods of moral judgment. Readings will be drawn both from contemporary sources and from the works of such philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Butler, Hume, Kant, and J. S. Mill. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.CTL:ISH 1051 Ethics


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    PHIL 31300 - Existentialism


    Credit Hours: 3.00. A survey of both the philosophical and more literary writings of the existentialist movement. Readings will be chosen from among the following writers: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, Kafka, Marcel, Heidegger, Camus, Sartre, Jaspers, Beauvoir, Ortega, and Merleau-Ponty. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    PHYS 30400 - Relativity I


    Prerequisite(s): PHYS 34200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. The course consists of lectures by faculty and guest speakers, presentations by students and class discussion. Students in this course will become familiarized with the diverse fields of health care so they can make an informed decision on possible career goals and expectations. Exercises in the class will help them gain the knowledge and the skill necessary for critical thinking, problem solving, and oral and written communications. Campus resources available to students and important keys to succeeding in college will also be discussed. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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    PHYS 40400 - Relativity II


    Prerequisite(s): PHYS 30400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to the theory of General Relativity. Topics include curved spaces; general relativistic postulates; stationary and static space times; geodesics and the Riemann tensor; vacuum and full field equations; black holes; gravity waves. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    PSY 25200 - Health Psychology For Nurses


    Prerequisite(s): PSY 12000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.0. This course is intended for nurses and related healthcare practitioners to introduce them to the essentials of health psychology. The course will address basic research, theoretical models, and processes by which psychosocial and behavioral factors relate to health. The course will also focus on behavioral health interventions and clinical skills as they relate to diseases, disorders, or health problems. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    PSY 25200 - Health Psychology For Nurses


    Prerequisite(s): PSY 12000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

    Credit Hours: 3.0. This course is intended for nurses and related healthcare practitioners to introduce them to the essentials of health psychology. The course will address basic research, theoretical models, and processes by which psychosocial and behavioral factors relate to health. The course will also focus on behavioral health interventions and clinical skills as they relate to diseases, disorders, or health problems. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    SOC 37300 - Social Psychology Of Gender


    Prerequisite(s): SOC 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is an introduction to the social psychology of gender. In this course we will examine how gender shapes our everyday experiences and interactions. The social psychology of gender is inherently an interdisciplinary field and so over the course of the semester we will be drawing on both sociology and psychology to consider the reciprocal relationship between the social environment and individual experiences and understandings of gender. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    SPAN 32200 - Spanish For The Health Professions


    Prerequisite(s): SPAN 20200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Intermediate level course directed towards the use of Spanish in the health care professions. It covers specialized vocabulary from the medical fields, as well as grammar and syntax with the goal of developing speaking, listening, reading and writing abilities. Students will have the opportunity to apply their skills in practical contexts and discuss cultural considerations. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    SPAN 42200 - Spanish Interpreting For Health Care


    Prerequisite(s): SPAN 32200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Advanced level course directed towards the use of Spanish in the health care professions. It covers specialized vocabulary from health care fields, as well as grammar and syntax with the goal of developing interpreting abilities. Students will have the opportunity to develop practical skills in consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, and sight translation. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    SPAN 48600 - Latin American Film


    Prerequisite(s): SPAN 26100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR SPAN 31300 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR SPAN 31400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR SPAN 36500 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit Hours: 3.00. Screening and analysis of selected Latin American films with readings and discussions relative to their historical, social, political, aesthetic, literary, and linguistic contexts. Conducted in Spanish. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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    SWRK 37100 - Grief And Loss


    Prerequisite(s): (SWRK 20100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C+ OR SWRK 26100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C+) OR HDFS 21000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR PSY 12000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR SOC 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

    Credit hours: 3.00. Grief and Loss is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of the processes of dying, death, and bereavement. Emphasis is on increasing awareness of the individual, societal, legal, ethical, cultural, theoretical, and historical factors that influence attitudes and behaviors surrounding death. Focus is on the development of competence informed by knowledge, values, skills, and cognitive and affective processes. This competence is specific to the provision of supportive and referral/case management services to individuals, families, and communities experiencing loss.


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    TECH 59900 - Research MS Thesis


    Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Individual research in a given subject area. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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