Dec 06, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

German

  
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    GER 100 - Practicum In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, departmental approval. Specially arranged projects or supervised experiences for non-native speakers in German conducted in the university and in the community, such as special work in the Instructional Media Laboratory, participation in a German play, tutorial activity in a basic German course, and a study or service project involving fieldwork in one of the German communities. Projects arranged between individual students and instructors; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. S/U only


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    GER 102 - German II

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Completion of GER 101 or the equivalent course with C or better or permission of instructor. Essentials of German grammar; practice in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. Lab fee.


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    GER 192 - Special Topics: Study Abroad

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Study of a particular topic in German language, literature, or civilization as part of the university's Study Abroad Program. May be repeated with change of topic.


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    GER 200 - Practicum In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, departmental approval. Specially arranged projects or supervised experiences for non-native speakers in German conducted in the university and in the community, such as special work in the Instructional Media Laboratory, participation in a German play, tutorial activity in a basic German course, and a study or service project involving fieldwork in one of the German communities. Projects arranged between individual students and instructors; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. S/U only


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    GER 201 - Culture and Civilization

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Completion of GER 102 or equivalent with a C or better or permission of instructor. Readings explore German customs, attitudes, history and values in comparison with the U.S. practice and expansion of skills development.


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    GER 202 - Literature Survey

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Completion of GER 102 or equivalent with a C or better or permission of instructor. Reading of cultural and literary texts. Ongoing review and expansion of skills development.


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    GER 235 - Germany Today

    [3 credit(s)]
    The course gives a current picture of the German-speaking countries of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, stressing the period since 1945 and most recent developments since the reunification of East and West Germany. Topical emphasis may change each time offered. Topics include politics, the social and economic situation, education, women's questions, culture and literature, film and other media. May be repeated with change of topic. The course is regularly offered in conjunction with the university's Germany Abroad Program.


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    GER 240 - Field Study

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Completion of GER 102 with a C or better or the equivalent; The amount of language preparation necessary to participate in any given field experience to be determined by the department and instructor; specially arranged field experience abroad providing intensive exposure to students' target countries and languages. May be preceded by a special preparatory course, such as supervised individual or group work-study experience in the target country followed by a period of travel; or supervised two- to six-week group travel for students interested in a language- or culture-oriented project in the target country. See course schedule. A field study trip to German-speaking countries will be offered periodically. Program and course content may vary. For example, Summer Campus: Berlin takes place in alternate even-numbered years, and consists of two weeks of intensive preparation at Cleveland State University, four weeks in Berlin (including travel and stays in Germany), and one or two weeks of free travel. Studies concentrate on culture, civilization, and language; includes classes in music and/or political science. The program m.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.ay also be taken on the graduate level. For further information, contact the Department of Modern Languages. May be repeated for credit


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    GER 292 - Special Topics: Study Abroad

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 201. Study of a particular topic in German language, literature or civilization as part of the university's Study Abroad Program. May be repeated with change of topic.


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    GER 293 - Special Topics in German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Completion of GER 102 with a "C" grade or better or the equivalent. Topic to be announced in semester course listing. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.


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    GER 296 - Independent Study In German

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Student must have sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Proposed projects must be approved by a full-time department faculty member (who will serve as the project advisor) and the department chairman. Student-initiated supervised projects involving German language or literature, such as in-depth study of a particular writer, and special readings in linguistics. Independent study may be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between individual students and instructor; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.


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    GER 300 - Practicum In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, departmental approval. Specially arranged projects or supervised experiences for non-native speakers in German conducted in the university and in the community, such as special work in the Instructional Media Laboratory, participation in a German play, tutorial activity in a basic German course, and a study or service project involving fieldwork in one of the German communities. Projects arranged between individual students and instructors; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. S/U only


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    GER 301 - Composition And Conversation

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 202 and sophomore standing or equivalent. Practice in speaking and writing on an advanced level. Materials may include study of specialized usages, such as business or communication.


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    GER 316 - Translation Workshop

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 301 and sophomore standing or the equivalent. Introduction to the theory and practice of professional translation, normally from German to English; workshop approach involving class discussion of students' work-in-progress. Work required varies according to students' level of preparation. May be repeated for credit.


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    GER 340 - Field Study

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: GER 301 and sophomore standing or permission of instructor; The amount of language preparation necessary to participate in any given field experience to be determined by the department and instructor; specially arranged field experience abroad providing intensive exposure to students' target countries and languages. May be preceded by a special preparatory course, such as supervised individual or group work-study experience in the target country followed by a period of travel; or supervised two- to six-week group travel for students interested in a language- or culture-oriented project in the target country. See course schedule. A field study trip to German-speaking countries will be offered periodically. Program and course content may vary. For example, Summer Campus: Berlin takes place in alternate even-numbered years, and consists of two weeks of intensive preparation at Cleveland State University, four weeks in Berlin (including travel and stays in Germany), and one or two weeks of free travel. Studies concentrate on culture, civilization, and language; includes classes in music and/or political science. The program may also be taken on the graduate level. For further information, contact the Department of Modern Languages. May be repeated for credit.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.it


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    GER 392 - Special Topics: Study Abroad

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 301. Study of a particular topic in German language, literature, or civilization as part of the university's Study Abroad Program. May be repeated with change of topic.


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    GER 393 - Special Topics In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: GER 301 and sophomore standing or permission of instructor. Topic to be announced in semester course schedule. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic.


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    GER 396 - Independent Study In German

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Student must have sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Proposed projects must be approved by a full-time department faculty member (who will serve as the project advisor) and the department chairman. Student-initiated supervised projects involving German language or literature, such as in-depth study of a particular writer, and special readings in linguistics. Independent study may be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between individual students and instructor; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.


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    GER 400 - Practicum In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, departmental approval. Specially arranged projects or supervised experiences for non-native speakers in German conducted in the university and in the community, such as special work in the Instructional Media Laboratory, participation in a German play, tutorial activity in a basic German course, and a study or service project involving fieldwork in one of the German communities. Projects arranged between individual students and instructors; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. S/U only


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    GER 402 - Advanced Composition And Conversation

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 301 and sophomore standing. Continuation of GER 301 on a more advanced level. Development of style and accuracy.


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    GER 440 - Field Study

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: 12 credits in German on the 300- or 400-level or permission of instructor. The amount of language preparation necessary to participate in any given field experience to be determined by the department and instructor; specially arranged field experience abroad providing intensive exposure to students' target countries and languages. May be preceded by a special preparatory course, such as supervised individual or group work-study experience in the target country followed by a period of travel; or supervised two- to six-week group travel for students interested in a language- or culture-oriented project in the target country. See course schedule. A field study trip to German-speaking countries will be offered periodically. Program and course content may vary. For example, Summer Campus: Berlin takes place in alternate even-numbered years, and consists of two weeks of intensive preparation at Cleveland State University, four weeks in Berlin (including travel and stays in Germany), and one or two weeks of free travel. Studies concentrate on culture, civilization, and language; includes classes in music and/or political science. The program may also be taken on the graduate level. For further information, contact the Department of Modern Languages.


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    GER 448 - German Culture And Civilization

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GER 301 and sophomore standing or equivalent. A survey of 200 years of German culture and civilization from 1786 to present. Western Culture and Civilization.


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    GER 492 - Special Topics: Study Abroad

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    PRerequisite: GER 301 and one literature or civilization course. Study of a particular topic in German language, literature, or civilization as part of the university's Study Abroad Program. May be repeated with change of topic.


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    GER 493 - Special Topics In German

    [1-3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: GER 301 and one 300-level GER course. Topic to be announced in semester course schedule. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic.


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    GER 496 - Independent Study In German

    [1-6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Student must have sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Proposed projects must be approved by a full-time department faculty member (who will serve as the project advisor) and the department chairman. Student-initiated supervised projects involving German language or literature, such as in-depth study of a particular writer, and special readings in linguistics. Independent study may be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between individual students and instructor; title of the project will appear on the student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.


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Greek

  
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    GRK 101 - Introduction to Ancient Greek I

    [4 credit(s)]
    Basic introduction to ancient Athenian Greek. Through reading and translating passages in ancient Greek, students will acquire the basic vocabulary and rules of grammar necessary to read ancient Greek texts in the original language. This course is also useful for students interested in the philosophy, history, culture, and literature of the Classical world.


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    GRK 102 - Introduction to Ancient Greek II

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: GRK 101 with a grade of C or better, or permission of the instructor. Continuation of GRK 101. Through reading and translating passages in ancient Greek, students will acquire the basic vocabulary and rules of grammar necessary to read ancient Greek texts in the original language. This course is also useful for students interested in the philosophy, history, culture, and literature of the Classical world.


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    GRK 201 - Intermediate Ancient Greek I

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GRK 102 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better; or permission of the instructor. Students should consult instructor for eligibility. A review of the grammar, syntax, and basic vocabulary for students who have had at least a year of ancient Greek in college or two years in high school. Readings selected from classical authors and/or New Testament texts. Course includes a cultural component which emphasizes the civilization of the ancient Greek world and the history of Greek literature.


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    GRK 202 - Intermediate Ancient Greek II

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: GRK 201 or the equivalent with a grade of C or better.Selected readings from ancient authors such as Plato, Xenophon, Euripides, Herodotus or the New Testament. Course emphasizes sight reading, vocabulary-building, and research skills. Course includes a cultural component which emphasizes the civilization of the ancient Greek world and the history of Greek literature. Classical and Medieval Studies course.


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    GRK 396 - Independent Study In Greek

    [1-4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Student must have sophomore, junior or senior standing. Proposed projects must be approved by a full-time department faculty member, who will serve as the project advisor, and the department chair. Student-initiated supervised projects involving Greek language or literature, such as in-depth study of a particular writer; or special readings in linguistics. Independent study may be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between student and instructor; project's title will appear on student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Classical and Medieval Studies course.


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    GRK 496 - Independent Study In Greek

    [1-4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Student must have sophomore, junior or senior standing. Proposed projects must be approved by a full-time department faculty member, who will serve as the project advisor, and the department chair. Student-initiated supervised projects involving Greek language or literature, such as in-depth study of a particular writer; or special readings in linguistics. Independent study may be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between student and instructor; project's title will appear on student's transcript. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Classical and Medieval Studies course.


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Health Care Administration

  
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    HCA 301 - The American Health Care System

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course introduces the student to the health-care system by concentrating on current arrangements for the organization, financing, and delivery of medical-care services in the United States. Emphasizes concepts of accessibility, quality, efficiency, and the effectiveness of medical care. Counts as nonbusiness elective for business students .

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HCA 420 - Management Of Health Care Organizations

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: HCA 301 Course examines the internal organization and management of health-care facilities. The principles of organization and management will be applied to hospital and nursing-home structure, function, and internal control. The roles of management and professional services will be examined. Management's responsibilities for cost and quality control, as well as the development of proactive marketing strategies, will be discussed. Counts as nonbusiness elective for business students .

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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Health Education

  
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    HED 200 - First Aid & Emergency Care

    [2 credit(s)]
    American Red Cross Certification in Community First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and OSHA standards.


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    HED 210 - Personal Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course provides an understanding of the responsibility we have for our own health. The themes are personal decision-making and adaptation. Self-assessment inventories are used to involve students in many health issues and provide a means for applying health information in personal decision-making. Becoming a healthy older person is directly related to specific health choices an individual makes at the present time. Therefore the goal of this course is to explore major personal topics and to apply them in order to achieve, maintain, and promote high-level health. .

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HED 315 - Nutrition for Health & Sport

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA or higher; course is not open to Project 60. This course provides an overview of nutrition from the consumer and sport-oriented perspectives. Includes a foundation of basic nutrition concepts (energy, food groups, macro and micronutrients, hydration, physical activity, metabolism and energy balacnce.


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    HED 359 - Principles of Health Education

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course examines the field of health education in terms of historical developments, professional standards, roles, theoretical foundations, ethics, application, and settings. Program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation will also be covered.


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    HED 360 - Health Promotion in the Workplace

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course examines the foundations of worksite health promotion. The course will focus on several topics, including but not limited to the following: the rationale for worksite health programs and the economic impact of employee health on productivity and absenteeism, best practices vs evidence-based factors, the applicability of theory to worksite health promotion programs, planning and marketing strategies, ROI, policy, legal and ethical influences on developing worksite wellness programs


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    HED 450 - Theories In Health Education & Health Behavior

    [3 credit(s)]
    Provides the student with a broad theoretical base for the analysis of healthy/unhealthy behaviors. The research and theoretical literature will be reviewed in areas such as socio-cultural and environmental factors associated with health behaviors, communications, and behavior change strategies in health education. It is hoped that this course will assist the student in the planning and development of effective health education and health promotion programs. An examination of health education and health promotion in terms of historical and philosophical development also will be included.


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    HED 460 - Coordinated School Health Program

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Must have at least sophomore standing, and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher, to be eligible for this course.Designed to study the basic principles and practices underlying the organization and administration of a coordinated school health program. Involves an evaluation of the students' chosen school system in order to compare practice with theory. The role of the school health program in relationship to the school, community, and the family will be explored.


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    HED 461 - Methods And Materials For Health Education

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: HED 460 or equivalent. Introduces the student to productive, creative, and innovative methods needed to implement comprehensive school health education. Students will become familiar with organizing and presenting health content, health materials, health curricula, community resources, and using technology.


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    HED 471 - Substance Abuse Education

    [3 credit(s)]
    Provides basic knowledge of the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of substance use, misuse, and abuse. Examines factors that influence substance use, misuse, and abuse as well as attitudes and behaviors. Drug prevention and intervention programs are examined and evaluated.


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    HED 472 - Consumer Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    Examines health products and services, advertising, marketing, quackery and government control, and guidelines for consumer action when deception, misrepresentation, or fraud is encountered. Students will become more informed consumers of health products and services. Implications for health education are considered.


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    HED 473 - Teaching Human Sexuality

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course provides concepts and information about comprehensive sexuality-education including moral, physiological, psychological, and social aspects. Emphasis is placed on methodology and organization of human sexuality programs for school and community settings.


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    HED 474 - Stress Management

    [3 credit(s)]
    Examines the role and function of stress in everyday life from a physiological, psychological, and sociological perspective. Personal, situational, and environmental sources of stress are explored along the continuum from distress to eustress. Stress management techniques are examined.


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    HED 476 - Teaching Nutrition

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course explores various instructional materials and strategies available for teaching concepts of nutrition to learners in school and community settings; provides experience in designing and implementing appropriate instructional strategies. Previous knowledge of basic nutritional concepts is recommended.


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    HED 477 - Social Issues & Needs In Nutrition

    [3 credit(s)]
    Study of the relationship between nutrition and the socio-cultural environment. Topics include nutrition and mass media, cancer and diet, nutrients as chemo-preventive agents, drug/nutrient interactions, safety and adequacy of U.S. food supply, world hunger.


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    HED 480 - Practicum In Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. A structured, supervised field experience designed to provide an extended, practical experience in a selected health setting; designed and executed by the student in consultation with a member of the faculty.


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    HED 481 - Practicum in Health

    [6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. A structured, supervised field experience designed to provide an extended, practical experience in a selected health setting; designed and executed by the student in consultation with a member of the faculty.


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    HED 496 - Individual Projects In Health Education

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. Independent project in a selected area of health education. Project must be approved by and arrangements made with permission of project supervisor and department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit hours.


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    HED 497 - Individual Projects in Health Education

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. Independent project in a selected area of health education. Project must be approved by and arrangements made with permission or project supervisor and department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours.


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    HPR 451 - Student Teaching Multi-Age Physical Education

    [12 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Prior on-line application to the Office of Field Services is required. Corequisite: must be taken concurrently with HPR 452. This is a university-supervised student-teaching experience in two separate educational settings to provide both pre k-8 and 9-12 classroom experience. It involves observation and teaching physical education under a mentor teacher's direction, five full days per week for one semester. It is required for multi-age teaching licensure in physical education.


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Health Sciences

  
  
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    HSC 200 - Introduction to Health Sciences

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course will address health sciences as a coherent group of disciplines concerned about the functional health of the individual, areas of concern and study, service delivery, the nature of the services provided, opportunities within selected fields, and the relationship of each field with other related fields within the health sciences; and the impact of changes in health-care delivery on these fields.


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    HSC 203 - Medical Terminology

    [1 credit(s)]
    This course offers a systematic approach to understanding medical terminology. The focus is to enable students to use this specialized language in a professional health care environment and in scholarly and professional writing. The course is designed to meet the prerequisite requirement for admission to professional programs in the health sciences.


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    HSC 305 - Culture and Health Care

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: One of the following or its equivalent will be accepted: HSC 200; ANT 100; PSY 101; SWK 200; SOC 101; or permission of instructor. Course examines the ways in which culture affects health and health care, including perceptions of health, disease, treatments, and the values associated with these factors. The need for cultural sensitivity in health care is stressed.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HSC 341 - Environmental Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    Environmental Health is an introductory survey of environmental health concepts with an emphasis on toxic exposures, hazard identification, and management strategies. Offered online.


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    HSC 346 - Women's Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course will examine psychological, social, and behavioral influences on women's health. The course will focus on the interplay of lifestyle factors, and mental and physical health in women. Topics covered include high-risk health behaviors, stress, weight, sexuality, fertility, and promoting health and wellness among women. Emphasis is on understanding women's health from an interdisciplinary perspective.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HSC 381 - Pathology

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: HSC 422 or BIO 266/267 and BIO 268/269, or an equivalent physiology course, HSC Pre-Therapy Major; or permission of the BSHS, MOT, or DPT Programs. This course provides a survey of health conditions as well as the management of common disorders. The continuum from optimum to compromised health states will be discussed relative to specific conditions. Common models of conditions, which affect health, will be explored as related to medical management. A discussion of specific disorders and related management will be organized according to their etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management as applicable to patients with commonly occurring disorders.


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    HSC 410 - Evidence Based Practice

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: MTH 147, MTH 347, PSY 311, or equivalent. Students will gain a beginning understanding of evidence-based practice (EBP) and how it is used in health sciences. Advantages and disadvantages of the EBP approach to intervention are discussed, and students will learn how to identify and analyze relevant evidence to address specific health science issues.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HSC 411 - Introduction to Podiatric Medicine

    [2 credit(s)]
    This is an introductory course for first year Podiatric Medical students. The course is designed to introduce first year students to the podiatric profession. Students will be introduced to anatomy, radiology, clinical reasoning, and common podiatric pathology.


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    HSC 422 - Physiology for the Clinical Sciences

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: BIO 200/201 or equivalent, and sophomore standing or above, HSC Pre-Therapy Major, or permission of BSHS, MOT, or DPT Programs. Co-requisite: HSC 450. This course is an in-depth study of the fundamental molecular, cellular, and systems-based physiologic concepts as they apply to homeostasis and as they relate to aspects of health, adaptation, and rehabilitation. Physiologic principles applicable to testing, evaluation, and therapeutic intervention across the lifespan and in altered states of wellness are considered. Students complete in-class and virtual lab assignments. Lab fee.


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    HSC 438H - H: Independent Research I

    [3 credit(s)]
    Course facilitates implementation of supervised individual or group research. Students admitted to the Health Sciences Honors Program meet with their advisor and implement a research project proposed and approved in HSC 484-Advanced Research and Writing in Health Sciences.


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    HSC 439H - H: Independent Research II

    [2 credit(s)]
    Students prepare and submit a manuscript describing their honors research and participate in a research symposium in which they present their projects and field questions from the Health Sciences Honors Committee, faculty, students, and community participants. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.


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    HSC 440H - H: Co-op Education Career Experience

    [3 credit(s)]
    Students complete a departmentally approved clinical cooperative education experience and an analysis of relevant literature supporting the student's clinical track experience. Approximately 2 hours on-site for each credit hour per week. There is a web-discussion component to this course.


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    HSC 442 - Health Disparities

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course delves deeply into identifying and understanding the social determinants of health with maintaining a particular focus on US minority (soon-to-be the majority) populations and racial/ethnic health disparities. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the course carefully studies the complex ways in which race, ethnicity, class/socioeconomic status, gender, relationships, work conditions, cultural histories, and neighborhoods among other factors (and their intersections) impact health and illness.


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    HSC 448 - Palliative Care

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course provides an overview of the purposes of palliative care and the roles of health care professionals in providing effective end-of-life interventions.


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    HSC 450 - Physiology Lab

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: BIO 200/201 or equivalent, HSC Pre-Therapy Track or permission of BSHS, MOT, or DPT Programs. Co-requisite: HSC 422. Laboratory sessions include interactive lab exercises and assignments. Lab fee.


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    HSC 457 - Human Gross Anatomy Lab

    [3 credit(s)]
    Corequisite: HSC 475 or permission of the instructor. Laboratory sessions include dissection of human cadavers, examination of human skeletal material, and anatomical models.


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    HSC 475 - Human Gross Anatomy

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: BIO 200/201 or BIO 266/267 or BIO 268/269 or equivalent biology course with lab at or above the 200 level and sophomore standing or higher; or permission of instructor. Co-requisite: HSC 457. This course involves detailed dissection and examination of the back, upper extremity, lower extremity, trunk, and internal structures with an emphasis on function.


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    HSC 476 - Neuroscience Systems

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: HSC 422 or equivalent, and HSC 381 or equivalent, and upper-class standing; HSC Pre-Therapy Track major or permission of BSHS, MOT, or DPT Programs. Co-requisite; HSC 478. This course is a study of the structure and function of the human central and peripheral nervous system including vascular components and special senses.


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    HSC 478 - Neuroscience Lab

    [1 credit(s)]
    Corequisite: HSC 476. HSC Pre-Therapy Major, or permission of BSHS, MOT, or DPT Programs. Laboratory sessions include human nervous system material in the course atlas, human brain dissections, slides, overheads, and anatomical models.


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    HSC 483 - Writing in Health Sciences

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, Co-requisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in any 300-400 level health science course. This course is designed to enhance the writing skills of students, especially with respect to conceptual papers according to APA or AMA format. The instructor, in consultation with the student, will determine the topic of the written report.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    HSC 484 - Advanced Research and Writing in Health Sciences

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Junior standing. MTH 147 or PSY 311 or permission of instructor. This course is designed to facilitate understanding of methods of inquiry in health sciences, including quantitative and qualitative methods for gathering and analyzing data, and critiquing and interpreting research. It also covers theory, design, and basic statistics involved in survey and experimental research. Students complete a research grant proposal and scholarly presentation.

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    HSC 486 - Cooperative Education Career Experience

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: CSC 321, HSC 200, 203, 305; PHL 240 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Health Science major; junior or senior status, pursuing a certificate administered by Health Sciences.. The focus of the cooperative education career experience is to provide the Health Science major or certificate student with an opportunity to participate in an engaged learning experience that will enhance knowledge relevant to his or her career focus. This experience is also designed to promote and develop professional behavior, oral communication skills, and critical thinking allowing the student to apply important concepts learned in the major.


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    HSC 487 - Community-Based Participatory Research and Health

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: HSC 305, COM 362, and MTH 147, MTH 347, or PSY 311 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Introduces general theories, principles, and strategies of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) including strengths and limitations of CBPR, and the practical and ethical issues involved when collaborating with communities, the quantitative and qualitative methods used in CBPR. As part of this capstone course, students will participate in service learning and structure a proposal for a CBPR project.

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    HSC 488 - Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: HSC 305, it's equivalent, or permission of instructor. An introductory survey examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) - its historical and cultural roots and current application in western contexts. Students will demonstrate an understanding of a variety of CAM approaches and explore their application in both traditional and nontraditional healthcare settings. Using research evidence, students will critically analyze, synthesize and evaluate CAM and its application throughout the course and in a final project including a research paper and presentation.


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    HIS 102 - Western Civilization II

    [3 credit(s)]
    The history of modernization in the West, including the development of rationalism and scientific thought, and the upheaval of the French Revolution. Emphasis on the growing inter-relatedness of Europe with the rest of the world as a result of industrialization, the nation-state, and imperialism, culminating in the 20th century with World Wars and the search for an international order.

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    HIS 104 - Modern World History

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course explores the history of the world since 1500, paying specific attention to interaction between peoples and regions in the early modern and modern eras. It focuses on key sites of integration and change such as labor migrations, trade routes, colonial expansion, revolutions, the spread of disease, gender relationships, social movements, and the languages of rights.

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    HIS 111H - H:US History to 1877

    [3 credit(s)]
    HIS 111H uses "Reacting to the Past" role-playing games to allow students to engage with ideas, arguments, and texts at pivotal moments of the past. This course focuses on the creation of the US Constitution and the Constitutional crises represented by Civil War and Reconstruction. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.


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    HIS 185 - Survey of Middle Eastern History

    [3 credit(s)]
    Survey examines Middle Eastern history from the great kingdoms of the pre-Islamic past to the troubling events of recent years, with a concentration upon the formation of the modern Middle East. The course will analyze recurrent themes, examine key problems in Middle Eastern history, investigate a wide variety of primary sources, and discuss critical issues that led to the creation of the modern Middle East. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.

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    HIS 200 - Introduction to Geography

    [3 credit(s)]
    A comprehensive survey of the field of geography as it relates to the study and teaching of social studies and history. Course provides a general overview of a number of approaches useful to the study of history such as Historical Geography, Economic Geography, Environmental Geography, and World Regional Geography. Course serves as an introduction to basic geographical concepts within the context of social studies.


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    HIS 215 - History of African-Americans to 1877

    [3 credit(s)]
    A topical survey of the African-American Experience from Africa through the enslavement in the Americas to the end of the post-Civil War reconstruction with special emphasis placed on the acculturation and enslavement processes, including a detailed study of the history of the institution of slavery.

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    HIS 230H - Turning Pts in Anct & Med His

    [3 credit(s)]
    HIS 230H uses non-traditional pedagogical techniques, such as participation in historical role-playing games, to engage students in an in-depth and interdisciplinary exploration of pivotal points in pre-modern western history. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.


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    HIS 274 - Introduction to the Middle East

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course is designed to introduce students to the history, religious diversity, political systems, economy, and culture of the Middle East. The course includes a brief examination of ancient Middle Eastern civilizations and its history to the world. The course also examines important historical junctures influencing the region today. It will include the contents, similarities, and diversities of Middle Eastern culture. The course examines three monotheistic religions and how Middle Easterners vary widely in their religious beliefs. It explores how this religious variance impacts Middle Eastern culture. The course introduces students to multiple aspects of the arts. Cross-listed with ARB 274 and PSC 274.

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    HIS 299 - Introduction to Historical Studies

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course provides students with a thorough introduction to the study of history, historical analysis, and the practice of history.


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