College of Education and Professional Development

Courses

 Adult & Continuing Education

ACE 503 Intro to Adult Learning Theory3 Credit hours   

Designed to acquaint the student with the field of adult education and its underpinnings and the various adult learning theories and/or approaches.

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ACE 505 Inst Methods in Tech Training3 Credit hours   

Unit and lesson planning; cooperative education as a method of instruction, project plan of instruction, classroom management and control, demonstration techniques, evaluation methods, field experience in Marketing Education classroom.

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ACE 508 Teach Methods Career Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

Correlating Lab instruction with classroom instruction; individual and group instruction sheets and materials; the four teaching steps in career and technical education; and physical factors relating to classroom and lab.

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ACE 510 Developing Selling Curriculum3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review selling content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 511 Intro to Career and Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

Designed as a follow-up to Teaching Methods in Career and Technical Education and intetnded to provide the new teacher guidance and supervision in developing teacher competence.

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ACE 512 Crs Constr Plan Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Analysis procedures for determining career and technical curriculum content; determination of program goals and objectives; involvement of advisory committees; factors, principles, and techniques of developing a course of study.

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ACE 513 Org Manage Sch Shops & Labs3 Credit hours   

Responsibilities as a manager; methods of handling tools, equipment and supplies; project instructional resourse needs and reporting; improvement of facilities, filing system, and career and technical laboratory.

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ACE 520 Principles Cooperative Ed3 Credit hours   

Principles for planning, implementing, and evaluating the cooperative design within the various service areas of technical education; analysis of factors which must be considered in selection of the cooperative design.

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ACE 521 Occupational Analysis3 Credit hours   

Assist the instructor in analyzing an occupation; goals and objectives to form a basis for curriculum; classifying and describing occupations; analysis procedures; course content, and technical skills and knowledge.

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ACE 522 Admin of Cooperative Programs3 Credit hours   

Administering cooperative education programs, recruiting, and selecting students; selecting training agencies and placing students; conducting public relations activities for the program; and advising the student organization.

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ACE 524 Safety in Career Technical Ed3 Credit hours   

Responsibilities of the teacher in providing a safe learning working environment: Effective approaches to accident prevention: Laws and regulatory agencies regarding safety management in the classroom and laboratory.

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ACE 525 Computer Appl Bus & Mkt3 Credit hours   

Study of computer applications and software for Business and Marketing Education.

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ACE 535 Methods of Exam Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Develop written and performance evaluation instruments: develop and use progress charts; determine appropriate grading procedures. Develop rating scales, objectives tests, classroom tests, manipulative tests, introduction to statistics.

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ACE 536 Coord Coop Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Background of Coordination; methods and techniques for evaluating and selecting work stations, student selection, placement and follow-up; role of advisory committees; method of evaluating cooperative work experience.

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ACE 540 Dev Merch/Sales Prom Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review merchandising and sales promotion content, objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 542 Prin Prevoc Exploration3 Credit hours   

Study of the prevocational exploration delivery system and develop instructional units which include goals, objectives, and criteria for evaluation of students.

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ACE 547 Computer Appl Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Designed to introduce modern instructional technology in today's classrooms and labs; introduction to disk operating systems, application software for instruction and instructional management, student evaluation, record keeping, and work processing.

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ACE 548 Appl Basic Skills Career Tech3 Credit hours   

Methods, techniques, and strategies for incorporating basic skills in career and technical instruction; emphasis on reading, writing, math, oral communication, and critical thinking skills; job seeking and job keeping skills.

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ACE 549 Occup Analysis Instruct Design3 Credit hours   

Analyzing an occupation to identify knowledge and skill; use of the analysis to develop problem solving objectives and instructional plans; emphasis on approach to facilitate student achievement of objectives.

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ACE 550 Interper Skills in Workplace3 Credit hours   

Course is designed to provide opportunities to learn in preparation for career success with supervisors, co-workers, clients, and customers. Human relations skills are examined and related to business success.

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ACE 552 Hist & Phil of Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Historical influences in the development of workforce education in America and Europe; motivating influences and the implications of philosophy in modern career and technical education.

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ACE 559 Coord Career Tech Youth Activ3 Credit hours   

Organize and develop a co-curricular student organization; defining the purpose of the organization; plan appication and integration into the career and technical program; competencies in leadership and team building.

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ACE 565 Career Exploration & Develop3 Credit hours   

Exploring principles and techniques for career planning and job search. An overview of strategies for gaining a competitive edge in the labor market and experiencing a successful career beginning.

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ACE 569 Bus & Occupation Teach Methods3 Credit hours   

Survey of materials and methods for developing competencies in teaching business education and/or occupational training programs.

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ACE 570 Practicum Adult & Tech Ed1-4 Credit hours   

Individually designed field experience under supervision of the faculty; such experience related to the student's future professional role. (GRADING: CR/NC)

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ACE 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 584 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 595 Hist Dev in Workforce Prep3 Credit hours   

An overview of the historical evolution of technical education legislation; analysis of Technical Education Acts as they relate to state and local planning of technical education programs.

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ACE 600 Aspects of Train and Dev3 Credit hours   

Overview of the training and development profession and theories that support the profession; emphasis on the variety of solutions used by HRD professionals to help improve individual and organizational performance.

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ACE 601 Philosophy Workforce Prep3 Credit hours   

Overview of the historical origins of technical education and their relationship to educational philosophies; foundations of areas of technical education; analysis of questions fundamental to a philosophy of technical education.

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ACE 603 Intro to Adult Ed & Learners3 Credit hours   

Designing to acquaint the student with the field of adult and continuing education, its foundations and development in this country and future trends

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ACE 605 Foundations Bus & Mkt Ed3 Credit hours   

Application of philosophy and principles of business and marketing education to the objectives, curriculum, guidance, and teacher preparation, emphasizing the techniques for coordination of federally aided programs.

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ACE 609 Develop Training Plans for B/I3 Credit hours   

Analysis of factors in developing local plans for business and industry; emphasis on implications of federal guidelines; factors which impinge upon programs during implementation; developing evaluation procedures.

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ACE 610 Current Issues Bus & Mkt Ed3 Credit hours   

Individual and group analysis of current issues in business and marketing; identification of issues significant to the direction of sound business and marketing education programs.

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ACE 614 ACE & Econ Dev3 Credit hours   

Study of the sources of data on employment needs; relationship to planning techniques for conducting a community survey; organizing data for analysis and applying the findings to the planning process.

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ACE 615 Student Career Organizations3 Credit hours   

A study of various facets of existing state/national student organizations. Special emphasis is placed upon the organizations of student career organizations and parliamentary procedures. (PR: ACE 542 or equivalent)

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ACE 616 Community Relations in ACE3 Credit hours   

Study of community organizations and the relationship of adult and continuing education; consideration of models for analyzing employment opportunities and occupational training needs and the process in securing community commitment.

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ACE 618 Literature Adult Contin Educ3 Credit hours   

A program of readings and reports on specific areas in adult education or particular problems within an area of adult and continuing education. Readings to be selected cooperatively with advisor.

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ACE 628 Adult Inst Envir & Pers Aspect3 Credit hours   

The course examines both environmental and personal factors which may impact on the adult learning process and is designed to foster awareness, which will be translated into appropriate intervention strategies.

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ACE 631 Survey Prac Computer Appl3 Credit hours   

An introductory course for persons who want to become familiar with the application of computers in the business/industrial fields represented by adult and technical education.

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ACE 635 Spec Pract Comp App Bus & Ind3 Credit hours   

An advanced course for persons who want to further their knowledge of the application of computers in the business and industrial fields, which are represented by adult and continuing education.

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ACE 637 Indiv Computer Prog App3 Credit hours   

Individually designed learning activities that involve the application of previously learned theories, processes, operations, techniques, or systems. The applications are studied, analyzed, and evaluated. (PR: ATE 631, Equivalent or appropriate experience, CR/NC Grading).

Pre-req: ACE 631 or ATE 631.

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ACE 643 Teaching EFL Abroad3 Credit hours   

Designed to explore the educational history of teaching a foreign language in different countries.

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ACE 650 Career Educ Curriculum Dev3 Credit hours   

Instructional unit is developed to assist children and youth to achieve academic, general, or technical education and also career education goals; includes goals, objectives, procedures, student activities, resources, and evaluation.

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ACE 651 Developing Marketing Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review marketing content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 652 Field Based Job Analysis3 Credit hours   

Field study of job analysis, curriculum, course and program design.

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ACE 653 Develop Management Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review management content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 655 Developing Human Resources Cur3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review personnel content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 656 Instr Planning for Adults3 Credit hours   

An examination and application of the process involved in the development, operation, and evaluation of adult programs in the community, business, and industry.

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ACE 659 EFL Methods3 Credit hours   

Designed to provide students with the latest methodologies associated with teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to the adult learner. (PR: ACE 643)

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ACE 661 Practicum ACE3 Credit hours   

Individually designed to provide field experience under the supervision of the faculty, such experience to be related to the student's project role in adult and continuing education.

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ACE 662 App Field Exp Prevoc Explor3 Credit hours   

Students are assisted in making revisions in instructional units, organizing an advisory committee, and organizing Career Exploration Club as an integral part of the classroom function. (PR ACE 542)

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ACE 663 Practicum EFL3 Credit hours   

Designed to engage the student in hands-on teaching in a classroom setting. (PR ACE 659)

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ACE 664 Technical Ed Practicum3 Credit hours   

Individually designed to provide field experience under the supervision of the faculty, such experience to be related to the student's profession. (CR/NC Grading) (PR: At least 8 of the following courses and permission of instructor: ACE 601, 609, 614, 646, 648, EDA 500, 600, 640, 740)

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ACE 667 Co-Op Ed Work Force Exp1-10 Credit hours   

Alternating or parallel periods of study and paid employment for experiential learning related to student's academic and/or professional goals (Min 50 hours paid work experienc3e per credit hour) (CR/NC GRADING)

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ACE 668 Internship Field Based Bus/Ind3 Credit hours   

Internship in the technical content areas of marketing, merchandising, management, or technology. Evaluation of methods, and procedures in marketing, merchandising, management, or technology. (PR: ACE 609, 628, 652, and 656)

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ACE 671 Eval of Adult and Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

An examination of the design and evaluation processes used in adult learning areas with emphasis on the T&D and technical fields as well as the general field.

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ACE 673 Assessment in Adult Tech3 Credit hours   

Evaluation procedures in adult/technical education including principles of test construction; survey of standardized and published tests; utilization in the classroom or training department; review of statistical methods.

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ACE 675 Literature & Research ACE3 Credit hours   

Program of readings and reports on specific areas of adult/continuing education or particular problems within an area of adult and continuing education; reading selected cooperatively with advisor.

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ACE 677 Research Method & Design ACE3 Credit hours   

Study of methodology, application, analysis, and synthesis of research; a review of current studies with attention to statistical techniques, data collecting, data handling, and the impact of particular research.

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ACE 679 Problem Report1-6 Credit hours   
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ACE 680 International Workforce Dev3 Credit hours   

This course is designed for students in technical and social fields who are interested in workforce development. It has three components: education and training, collaborative research, and technical assistance.

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ACE 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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ACE 685 ACE Capstone3 Credit hours   

This course provides training and assessment experiences for students seeking Master of Science degrees in Adult and Technical Education. The student's degree portfolio and capstone assessment will be completed within this course.

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ACE 689 Grant Proposal Writing3 Credit hours   

This course involves the development of a grant proposal and includes the steps required to produce a final document.

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ACE 690 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 691 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 692 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 702 Analysis Lit Comm Tech Coll3 Credit hours   

Identification and analysis of current issues in community technical college teaching with application of procedures for investigation, accompanied by a critical examination of findings and their application to local programs.

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ACE 703 Interpret Utl App Res Tch3 Credit hours   

Students will learn how to choose the appropriate statistics, interpret the outputs, and develop skills in writing about the meaning of the results.

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ACE 707 Professional Seminar I1 Credit hour   

Selected topics in programs and institutional aassessment related to community and technical colleges.

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ACE 708 Professional Seminar II1 Credit hour   

Selected topics in thesis proposal, overview of grantsmanship, and funding sources. Discussion of the effects of new technologies and the Internet on the proposal process.

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ACE 709 Professional Seminar III1 Credit hour   

Provides students an opportunity to sythesize prior course experience and to prepare and present a draft thesis prospectus.

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ACE 712 Class Asses Comm Tech Coll3 Credit hours   

Presentation of assessment principles that clearly and specifically relate to instruction, current research and new directions in the assessment field, and practical and realistic examples and suggestions.

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ACE 718 Ed and Employ Pre Diverse Pop3 Credit hours   

The needs of diverse/special needs population, including youth and adults with disabilities, disadvantaged, limited English proficient, displaced workers, minorities, incarcerated, and single teen parents. Specific attention to federal legislation.

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ACE 723 Persp Strategies Teach Work Ed3 Credit hours   

Teaching/learning process and consideration of teaching methods employed to encourage, guide, and evaluate community and technical college students' learning.

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ACE 726 Fund Plan Admin Issues CTC3 Credit hours   

Governance and administration of the contemporary community and technical college in the United States with a focus on planning, funding, and selected administrative issues.

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ACE 781 Thesis6 Credit hours   

Individual research in a selected field of community and technical college teaching under the direction of a graduate faculty member of the department.

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 Adult & Technical Education

ATE 541 Adv Computer Applications3 Credit hours   

To acquaint the student with advanced computer applications, which are frequently utilized by business and marketing professionals.

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ATE 544 Pract in Prevoc Explor I3 Credit hours   

Participants make revisions to instructional units, organize a Career Exploration Club and recognize apprenticeship opportunities. (PR ATE 442/542)

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ATE 545 Career Explor & Develop3 Credit hours   

Exploring principles and techniques for career planning and job search. An overview of strategies for gaining a competitive edge in the labor market and experiencing a successful career beginning.

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ATE 546 Pract in Prevoc Explor II3 Credit hours   

Participants modify the 36-lesson plan project, incorporate additional "hands-on" activities, examine teaching strate- gies, and design activities for community involvement such as an advisory committee.

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ATE 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Inservice needs of school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, if approved, but not in degree programs. Course titles will vary. (CR/NC Grading)

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ATE 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Inservice needs of school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, if approved, but not in degree programs. Course titles will vary. (CR/NC Grading)

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ATE 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Inservice needs of school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, if approved, but not in degree programs. Course titles will vary. (CR/NC Grading)

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ATE 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Inservice needs of school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, if approved, but not in degree programs. Course titles will vary. (CR/NC Grading)

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ATE 575 Multimedia Based Instruct3 Credit hours   

This course will assist students in dsigning multimedia instructional design for education and training. Focus will be on the development of web-based training programs.

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ATE 589 Grant Prop Writ Bus & Indus3 Credit hours   

This course provides a step-by-step guide to the proposal writing process, from the initial stages of planning, to writing the first draft, to preparing the final document.

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ATE 640 Prog Design Technical Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of technical education history, philosophy, legislation, certification, evaluation, and operation. Comparison to academic programs to emphasize similarities and differences.

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Counseling

COUN 509 Interv:Grp Proc/Dynamics/Thrpy3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: (COUN 500) and (COUN 507) and (COUN 551).

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COUN 515 Humanizing Ed-Person in Proces3 Credit hours   

Study of career choice theory, career change, counseling approaches in career selection and resources to assist in career choice.

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COUN 555 Crisis Int & Conf Res3 Credit hours   

Students explore types, effects, and interventions for crises, disasters, and other trauma-causing events across the lifespan. Specific topics include ethics, self-care, cultural competence, suicide/homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, emergency preparedness, disaster mental health, grief and bereavement.

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COUN 556 Death & Grief Counseling3 Credit hours   

Death and dying orientation for professionals, nonpro- fessionals about essentials of life in its terminal stages. Presents practical, theoretical, social and psychological aspects to promote healthy, accepting attitudes.

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COUN 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

To meet needs of school, student personnel, mental health, and other workers. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, but not degree programs. Titles vary.

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COUN 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

To meet needs of school, student personnel, mental health, and other workers. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, but not degree programs. Titles vary. (CR/NR grading)

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COUN 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

To meet needs of school, student personnel, mental health, and other workers. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, but not degree programs. Titles vary (CR/NR)

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COUN 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

To meet needs of school, student personnel, mental health, and other workers. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading, but not degree programs. Titles vary. (CR/NR grading)

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COUN 571 Health & Wellness Couns3 Credit hours   

Designed to help counselors deal with lifestyle issues related to physical well-being and demonstrate how health professionals can use counseling interventions in their work.

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COUN 574 Social & Cultural Found3 Credit hours   

Recognize and use appropriate resources for effective coun- seling of people of different culturla, ethnic, social , class, racial, geographic, or other backgrounds. Learn when counseling is appropriate and in what form.

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COUN 575 Prev & Treat of Addict3 Credit hours   

Course surveys assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of addiction from a bio-pyscho-social perspective.

Pre-req: COUN 600 and COUN 603.

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COUN 577 Stress Management Counseling3 Credit hours   

Provides beginning counselors an others with comprehensive information and strategies for successful management of stress and its consequences. Students explore theoretical and practical alternatives in counseling the stressed individual.

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COUN 579 Pharmacology in Counseling3 Credit hours   

Provides basic understanding of the role of therapeutic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, familiarize with most commonly used drugs, side effects, and adverse reactions in specific mental illness. (PR: COUN 600 & 601)

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COUN 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study, reading, and research in specialized areas of counseling and human relations. Areas of interest are offered at various times by the faculty to provide specialized study for advanced students or practicing professionals in the field of counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study, reading, and research in specialized areas of counseling and human relations. Areas of interest are offered at various times by the faculty to provide specialized study for advanced students or practicing professionals in the field of counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study, reading, and research in specialized areas of counseling and human relations. Areas of interest are offered at various times by the faculty to provide specialized study for advanced students or practicing professionals in the field of counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study, reading, and research in specialized areas of counseling and human relations. Areas of interest are offered at various times by the faculty to provide specialized study for advanced students or practicing professionals in the field of counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual or group study and research of various issues and fields of emphasis in counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual or group study and research of various issues and fields of emphasis in counseling. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 600 Professional Orientation3 Credit hours   

This course provides an understanding of all aspects of professional helping in mental health including history, roles, ethics, standards and credentialing. (PR: Program admission or permission)

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COUN 601 Counsel Consulting Roles3 Credit hours   

Th is course provides an exploration of consultation roles that are integrated into the various settings in which counselors work. Content includes an orientation to consultation and its historical development, theory and practice issues, and major models. Of special emphasis is focus upon case applications and presentations. (PR: COUN 600 and 607)

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COUN 602 Human Devel and Adjustment3 Credit hours   

The course will explore human growth and development from birth through adulthood. Theories of character development, social maturation, abnormalities and variations in development due to gender, culture, and environmental factors will be covered. The change processes, helping relationships, and strategies for facilitating development appropriate to various phases of the life span will be addressed. (PR: COUN 600 and 603)

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COUN 603 Counseling Theories3 Credit hours   

Survey of classical and contemporary counseling philosophies, history, and techniques as related to interpersonal relationships in the counseling process.

Pre-req: COUN 574 and COUN 600 and COUN 602 and EDF 621.

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COUN 604 Group Coun & Tech3 Credit hours   

Group dynamics, processes, counseling and consulting: includes theories, practices, methods, dynamics, facilitative skills, and supervised practice. (PR: COUN 574, 600, 602, EDF 621 or COUN 609)

Pre-req: COUN 574 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 600 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 602 with a minimum grade of D and (EDF 621 with a minimum grade of D or COUN 609 with a minimum grade of D).

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COUN 605 Theory Prac Human Appr3 Credit hours   

Provide an understanding of approaches to assessment and evaluation including history, theoretical and statistical aspects, applications to special populations, and legal and ethical concerns and issues. (PR: COUN 574, 600, 602, EDF 621 or COUN 609)

Pre-req: COUN 574 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 600 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 602 with a minimum grade of D and (EDF 621 with a minimum grade of D or COUN 609 with a minimum grade of D).

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COUN 606 Career & Lifestyle Develop3 Credit hours   

A study of career development theories and decision-making models that impact career development and related life factors.

Pre-req: COUN 603 and COUN 604 and COUN 605 and COUN 607.

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COUN 607 Coun Tech & Human Relat3 Credit hours   

Course focuses on learning and practicing individual counseling techniques from various theoretical perspective. Emphasis on basic interviewing, assessment, and counseling skills that facilitate the helping process. (PR: COUN 574, COUN 600)

Pre-req: COUN 574 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 600 with a minimum grade of D.

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COUN 608 Practicum3 Credit hours   

A clinical experience under professional supervision preparing the student for internship; audio and video tapes, group supervision and feedback are used to achieve competency in the application of a counseling process. (PR: Consent. Students must have achieved a minimum grade of B in 606, 607, and EDF 621 or 625)

Pre-req: COUN 603 and COUN 604 and COUN 605 and COUN 607.

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COUN 609 Research in Counseling3 Credit hours   

Course provides the foundation of research methods including qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Students will also gain a fundamental understanding of basic statistical concepts.

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COUN 611 Foundations Comm Coun3 Credit hours   

Examines the history of deinstitutionalization in human services with an emphasis on prevention in the delivery of such services in community agencies. Proposal writing for grants and needs assessmant procedures will be emphasized. (PR: COUN 603)

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COUN 612 Int-Superv Field Placement K-83 Credit hours   

Pre-req: CR 599 and EDF 517 and EDF 621.

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COUN 613 Int-Suprv Field Placement 5-123 Credit hours   

Pre-req: CR 599.

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COUN 616 Domestic Violence1-3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the epidemiology, dynamics, clinical interventions and treatment of domestic violence.

Pre-req: (COUN 603).

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COUN 617 Seminar in Counseling3 Credit hours   

Investigations in current problems of counseling agencies; content determined by needs of student.

Pre-req: CR 548 and CR 599.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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COUN 620 Workshop in Counseling1-6 Credit hours   

Special workshops and short intensive courses on theroy, methods, supervision and other special topics in counseling, designed for advanced students and professionals in the counseling field or related fields. (PR: Consent)

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COUN 621 Intro to Child Abuse & Neglect1 Credit hour   

Introduction to the dynamics of child abuse and neglect and to the legal and ethical issues of persons mandated to report child abuse and neglect. (PR: COUN 600 and 603)

Pre-req: (COUN 600 and COUN 603) or CR 614.

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COUN 622 Family Education3 Credit hours   

Study of family education skills training for conducting family education groups and parent training. .

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COUN 628 FAMILY THERAPY IMMERSION3 Credit hours   
COUN 630 Intro to Ment Health Coun3 Credit hours   

Provides an overview of key functions of the clinical mental health counselor. Areas covered include: ethical decision making, professional identity, theory development, assessment, and diagnosis (PR: COUN 574, 600, 603, 604, 631)

Pre-req: COUN 574 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 600 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 603 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 604 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 631 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 631 Diag & Treatment Planning3 Credit hours   

Provides an in-depth exploration of the knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of mental health counseling. Emphasis is given to the principles and practices that relate to psychopathology, DSM diagnosis, etiology and assessment, systematic treatment planning, interviewing, and short and long-term interventions. (PR: COUN 630)

Pre-req: COUN 600 and COUN 603 and COUN 607.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 632 Intro Mar/Coup & Fam Coun3 Credit hours   

A comprehensive survey of the major theoretical models of marriage, couple, and family therapy from a systems perspective and the applied practices evolving from each orientation. (PR: COUN 600)

Pre-req: COUN 600 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 635 Core Funct Addiction Coun3 Credit hours   

Advanced course designed to prepare students for work with clients presenting with substanace abuse, and addiction disorders. The course will address the nature and treatment of addiction with attention to the core functions of the addiction counselor. (PR: COUN 575)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 636 Couple Counseling3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to introduce students to a variety theoretical concepts, techniques, and their application in the therapeutic setting. Emphasis is on basic interviewing, assessment, and counseling skills that facilitate the helping process through integration of various theoretical orientations.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 637 Adult/Family Dev & Transition3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 638 Interven: Mar/Coup/Fam Coun3 Credit hours   

An intensive practical experience in marriage, couples, and family therapy techniques to prepare the student to enter the supervised internship of the program. (PR: Students must have achieved a minimum grade of B in COUN 637)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 639 Psychotheological Issues3 Credit hours   

Specialization course offering topics germane to the con- cerns of Mental-Health workers, pastoral counselors, stress involved in counseling in religious settings.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 640 Sem Spirituality in Coun3 Credit hours   

Seminar will view spirituality across many Religious trad- itions. The seminar interweaves spiritual bases and spirit- ual growth in counseling to better understand responsi- bility for actions and emotions.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 641 Correction Coun Seminar1-9 Credit hours   

A critical examination of counseling models in corrections and an appraisal of current professional trends in community corrections. The course may include field experience in correctional settings. The course is designed for visiting professors and/or consultants who offer an expertise in a correctional setting. (PR: COUN 600 & 603 or Consent)

Pre-req: COUN 600 and COUN 603 or CR 614.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 646 Correctn Coun: Client Advocacy3 Credit hours   

Techniques of collecting, recording & interpreting data.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 648 LEG/ETHIC/PROF ISSUES-MAR/FAMI3 Credit hours   

Psychological foundations of personality development with emphasis on principles of mental health as related to problems of everyday living.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 650 Seminar Career Coun3 Credit hours   

Counseling tools and techniques with emphasis on problem categories and patterns as related to the psychology of individual differences.

Pre-req: CR 599 and CR 548 and CR 614.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 651 Seminar Career Coun3 Credit hours   

Practical experiences in cunseling under professional supervision.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 652 Career Coun Spec Populations3 Credit hours   

Post-Master's Internship designated to fulfill the require- ment for State certification as a school counselor. Not offered in summer terms.

Pre-req: (COUN 500) and (COUN 507).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 653 Career Asses Tech & Rept3 Credit hours   

Supervised on-the-job experience in Agency Counseling. Supervised on-the-job experiences in counseling.

Pre-req: CR 672 and CR 651.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 654 Family Violence3 Credit hours   

The course will examine violence in families, covering ages from infancy to elder adulthood with a focus on variations in types of assault, violence, and abuse found within, among, or pertaining to family members across all ages.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 655 Coun Victims Dom Violence3 Credit hours   

This course will provide a foundation in assessment, treatment, and advocacy for victims, perpetrators, and children who have been involved in relationships or families where domestic violence has been present.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 656 DVIII: Children as Victims3 Credit hours   

This course will address issues related to the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems of children who are primary victims or witness of domestic violence, and explore appropriate interventions.

Pre-req: CR 661 and CR 651.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 657 DVI: Working with Victims3 Credit hours   

The course will focus on victim dynamics, diagnostic indicators that victims may present without revealing abuse, and treatment interventions that focus on victim strengths and empowerment.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 658 Community Response to DV3 Credit hours   

This course will examine community systems and best practices associated with a centralized approach to victim and child safety and batterer accountability.

Pre-req: CR 613 and CR 651.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 660 Intro to Student Affairs3 Credit hours   

Provides a broad, comprehensive introduction to the field of college student affairs and its role with the context of American higher education. Various student affairs functional areas, historical, and philosophical foundations of the field, professional standards, guiding theories, and models, and competencies needed to work with diverse student populations are examined.

Pre-req: CR 548 and CR 599 and COUN 603.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 662 Current Issues in Stu Affairs3 Credit hours   

To enhance the student's awareness and understanding of the educational, environmental, administrative, legal, and ethical issues in the field of Student Affairs in colleges and universities, this course provides the opportunity to discover, discuss and analyze current issues impacting student affairs practices both nationally and internationally. (PR: COUN 603 and 607)

Pre-req: COUN 603 and COUN 607.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 663 Adv Seminar in Coun Theory3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: (COUN 509).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 665 Community Resources3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: (COUN 500) and (COUN 507).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 668 LEGAL/ETHIC ASP COUNS & STU PE3 Credit hours   
COUN 669 Independent Study1-6 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 670 Interv Current Issues Sch3 Credit hours   

An in-depth examination of effective strategies for dealing with current issues in K-12 environment. Issuses such as academic failure, substance abuse, loss, violence, multicultural factors, etc. will be explored. (PR: COUN 603 and 607)

Pre-req: (COUN 600 and COUN 603) or CR 614.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 671 Voc Coun in the Schools3 Credit hours   

A basic course for the community agency counselor, this course will introduce the student to: Diagnostics, based on the DSM III, Records, Report Writing, Ethics, and Law. (Core courses or permission)

Pre-req: CR 548 and CR 599.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 672 Org & Admin of Sch Coun Prog3 Credit hours   

Provides students with a comprehensive view of community agency program management. The full range of community agencies and the services they provide will be examined and discussed.

Pre-req: COUN 670.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 673 Coun Child Adol Parents3 Credit hours   

Consideration of effective counseling strategies and techniques appropriate for children, adolescents and parents through lecture, demonstration and laboratory experiences. Personal, social, career, academic and family related issues and dynamics will be explored. (PR: COUN 600 and 603)

Pre-req: COUN 600 and COUN 603.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 674 Observe Sch Environment3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the roles and functions of school pupil personnel professionals (general classrooms, exceptional student environments, support staff and administration), models of operation, problems, issues, and technniques. The organization and administration of school systems and philosophy of general and special education are considered. Students will spend a minimum of one-helf day a week observing in K through 12 schools.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 675 Leg/Ethical Issues for Coun3 Credit hours   

An overview of professional issues in the field of counseling, mental health and education; an overview of legal and ethical issues specific to the field of counseling; an overview of international, national, regional and state legal and ethical cases effecting the field of counseling; an introduction to ethical and legal issues including an ethical and legal decision making models, licensure and Certification requirements, confidentiality, etc (PR: COUN 600 and COUN 603).

Pre-req: COUN 600 and COUN 603.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 682 Tr in Trauma Recovery3 Credit hours   

This course explores types of trauma experience in modern society, the inter- and intrapersonal effects those types of trauma on clients, and an introduction to treatment modalities and evidence based practice.

Pre-req: COUN 555.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 683 Psychophys of Trauma3 Credit hours   

This course explores effects of trauma on the central nervous system, pscyhomotor abilities and physiological and emotional responses to trauma, PTSD, traumatic injury.

Pre-req: COUN 682.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 684 Treating Complex Trauma & Loss3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on the treatment of complex trauma and loss, through investigation of trauma theory, phases of post-traumatic recovery, evidence-based treatment, and practice implications for complex cases. (PR: COUN 556 and COUN 682)

Pre-req: COUN 556 with a minimum grade of C and COUN 682 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 685 Military Cult & Treat Vets3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of military culture, the unique challenges of deployment and re-entry for both military personnel and their families, and various mental health best practices specific to those affected with combat-related PTSD, TBI, and other traumatic injury.

Pre-req: COUN 682.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 686 Trauma and Suffering3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on existential suffering caused by traumatic stress, and the counseling needs of affected individuals. It explores the nature of swelling, as well as a variety of philosophical, religious, and theoretical approaches to suffering. The course presents best practices for clinical approaches within professional counseling.

Pre-req: COUN 556 and COUN 682.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 691 Intern Mental Health Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. CR/NC. 3-6 hrs. Supervised experience in mental health counseling. Participation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608 and 631 with minimum grade of B or permission)

Pre-req: COUN 608 and COUN 631.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
COUN 692 Intern Community Counseling1-6 Credit hours   

Supervised experience in community counseling.

Pre-req: COUN 608 and COUN 631.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 693 Internship Marr & Fam Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Internship in Marriage and Family Counseling. CR/NC. 3-6 hrs. Supervised experience in mental health counseling. Participation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608 with grade of CR and minimum grade of B in COUN 638).

Pre-req: (COUN 608 and COUN 631) or CR 614.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
COUN 695 Intern in Correct Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised experience in corrections counseling. Participation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608 and 641 with a minimum grade of B or permission)

Pre-req: (COUN 608 and COUN 641) or CR 614.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
COUN 696 Intern Career Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised experience in career counseling. Particitation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608 and 653 with a minimum grade of B or permission)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 697 Internship Student Aff Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised experience in career counseling. Participation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608 and 652 with a minimum grade of B or permission.)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 698 Internship in School Coun3-6 Credit hours   

Internship in School Counseling. CR/NC. 3-6 hrs. Supervised experience in school counseling. Participation in seminars on specified topics. Minimum 100 clock hours for each semester hour credit. (PR: COUN 608, 670, 672, 675).

Pre-req: COUN 608 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 670 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 672 with a minimum grade of D and COUN 675 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
COUN 740 Internship1-12 Credit hours   

A course designed to offer advanced graduate students an opportunity to practice under close supervision the professional skills required in the broad field of counseling in school and community settings. Instructor will indicate in course syllabus whether class is letter graded or S/U. (PR: Consent)

Pre-req: (COUN 611) or (COUN 612) or (COUN 613) or (COUN 614) or (COUN 615) or (COUN 616).

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
COUN 741 Prof Devel & Advocacy3 Credit hours   

This course prepares professional counselors for community leadership roles related to client advocacy in multicultural settings, current political trends, theories of social change, social justice, and advocacy planning.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 742 Current Issues in School Couns3 Credit hours   

An examination of current issues affecting professional counselors and training in effectively dealing with the issues. Selected readings, guest speakers, and class discussion will center around professional issues relevant to counselors in various settings (i.e., legal and ethical considerations) (PR: Consent)

Pre-req: (COUN 509) and (ED 501) and (PSYC 584).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 746 Systems Intervention3 Credit hours   

Examination of the major systems which may require intervention by a supervisor of counselors and training in effective intervention strategies. (PR: Consent)

Pre-req: (COUN 612) or (COUN 613).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 747 Adv Group Counseling3 Credit hours   

The application of counseling theories in group settings, including supervised group leardership experiences. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 750 Seminar1-6 Credit hours   

For students in post-master's work who wish to discuss and study theory, principles, and techniques of counseling or other special topics. Instructor will indicate in course syllabus whether class is letter graded of S/U. (PR: Consent)

Pre-req: COUN 608 or COUN 603G or CR 614.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 755 Models of Counselor Supervisn3 Credit hours   

A survey of theoretical approaches and techniques counseling supervision. Emphasis is placed on supervision of counselors in various settings. (PR: Consent)

Pre-req: (COUN 612) or (COUN 613).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 756 Residency in Counselor Suprvsn6 Credit hours   

Supervised application of the knowledge and skills gained in the Ed.S. Program. Students will supervise practicing counselors in approved settings. (PR: Acceptance into the Ed.S. Program, completion of all other Ed.S. academic requirements, and consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
COUN 760 Special Topics1-6 Credit hours   

Study, reading, and research in specialized areas of counseling, human relations, guidance or other special The Master of Arts

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Curriculum Instruction Deaf/Hard of Hearing

CIDH 501 American Sign Language I3 Credit hours   

This course emphasizes the learning of basic person-to person conversational signing skills as a second language, including use and comprehension of ASL vocabulary, syntax and fingerspelling.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 502 American Sign Language II3 Credit hours   

For professionals serving deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) individuals. Includes deaf culture, functional language and legal issues in deaf education. (PR: CIDH 501)

Pre-req: CIDH 501.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 503 American Sign Language III3 Credit hours   

For professionals serving deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH). Includes deaf culture, the impact of cross-cultural perspectives on D/HH children, language in the Deaf Education classroom. (PR: CIDH 502)

Pre-req: CIDH 502.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 504 Auditory Habilitation3 Credit hours   

Course will consist of lecture, demonstration, discussion, & student presentations. Graduate students in the course will be required to develop a web-based instructional module illustrating one of the major communication approaches used with children with hearing loss. (PR: Instructor Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 505 Intro Deaf & Hard of Hearing3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the education of deaf and hard of hearing students (PreK-12) for prospective teachers and other professionals serving deaf/hard of hearing students. (PR: Instructor Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 506 Curr & Meth Deaf/Hard of Hear3 Credit hours   

Study of curriculum, methods, techniques and materials used in the education of deaf/hard of hearing students. Includes information on classroom organization, classroom management.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIDH 601 Teach Intern & Pract I3 Credit hours   

This course represents a residential placement in which the student works with deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom under the direction of a licensed teacher. (PR: Instructor Consent)

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIDH 602 Tech Intern & Pract II3 Credit hours   

This course represents a residential placement in which the student works with deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom under the direction of a licensed teacher. (PR: Instructor Consent)

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIDH 607 Dev & Remed of Rdg/Writ/Disc3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: CIDH 505.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Curriculum Instruction Educational Computing

CIEC 534 Appli Software Class Curr Area3 Credit hours   

Offers hands-on experience using applications software (databases, multimedia, spreadsheets, word processing) and explores a range of related topics for schools, including state/national standards, current trends/issues, Internet/communications technologies, and hardware accessories.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIEC 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIEC 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIEC 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIEC 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIEC 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 600 Instructional Design & Tech3 Credit hours   

An analysis of current systems of educational computing based on models of instruction, learning modalities, and desired learning outcomes. (PR: CIEC 534 or equivalent or consent).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 610 Local Area Net/Telecom in Sch3 Credit hours   

A hands-on approach to managing and using local area networks and telecommunications to meet the instructional needs of the school. (PR: CIEC 534 or equivalent or censent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 615 Online Course Devel/Delivery3 Credit hours   

This course offers participates the opportunity to explore strategies and issues related to the development and delivery of online courses.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 620 Software Eval & Selection3 Credit hours   

In-depth evaluation of software based on student- developed criteria. (PR: CIEC 600 or equivalent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 630 Authoring Systems & Multimedia3 Credit hours   

Explores multimedia design as process and product while providing hands-on experience using authoring systems for planning, creating, editing, and publishing text, graphics/images, animations, audio, video and interactive projects.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 635 Using Internet in Classroom3 Credit hours   

This course provides an introduction to the Internet, with an emphasis on the World Wide Web and its potential uses for teaching and learning.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 660 Computers in Instruction3 Credit hours   

This course is designed for inservice teachers who are familiar with the "BASIC programming" language and who wants to learn how the microcomputer can be utilized in a content area. (PR: CI 530)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 699 Final Project in Curr Area3 Credit hours   

A final project related to the student's curriculum area which demonstrates the ability to design and implement a computer-based curriculum application. (PR: CIEC 630 or equivalent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIEC 700 Technology and Curriculum3 Credit hours   

This course provides an overview of current issues related to technology in education while also providing participants with the opportunity to improve personal technology skills and use.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Curriculum & Instruction Math Education

CIME 500 Math for the Elem Teach I3 Credit hours   

Systems of numeration, sets, relations, binary operations, decimal and other base systems, natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, and real numbers with emphasis on the algebraic structure.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 501 Math for the Elem Tchr II3 Credit hours   

Continuation of CIME 500. Continuation of CIME 500. (PR: CIME 500)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 555 Technical Math for Math Educa3 Credit hours   

Specialized mathematical knowledge for teaching: An in-depth analysis of the foundations of mathematics: numbers and operations, ratio and proportion, and numbering systems, with emphaisi on workplace applications and mathematical tools. This course will cover the objectives of applied and technical preparation mathematics for teachers, with an emphasis on methodologies appropriate for those students who are likely to comprise these classes.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 556 Finite Math for Math Educa3 Credit hours   

Specialized mathematical knowledge for teaching: A study of set theory; probability; data analysis; elements of discrete mathematics, such as combinatorics and graph theory; and the mathematics of finance. This course will cover the methods and objectives of business and technical preparation mathematics courses with an emphasis on teaching methodologies appropriate for those students who are likely to comprise these classes

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 584 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 650 Algebra for Math Educator3 Credit hours   

Specialized mathematical knowledge for teaching: An in-depth study of topics typically found in a college algebra course.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 657 Precalculus for Math Educa3 Credit hours   

Specialized mathematica knowledge for teaching: A study of advanced algebraic structures and functions of change, including an introduction to calculus.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 658 Geometry for Math Educat3 Credit hours   

Specialized mathematical knowledge for teaching: Basic concepts of logic and mathematical proofs. Topics include angle relationships, parallel, and perpendicular lines, circles, polygons, solids, triangles, elementary trigonometry, and use of geometry software.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 670 Teaching Mathematics3 Credit hours   

Emphasis will be on planning for instruction based on how students learn mathematics, state or district standards, research on best practices, NCLB goals, and data from a variety of assessments.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 673 Elem Math Methds Practice K-63 Credit hours   

Culmination course that provides a setting for examining research-based elementary math methods and leadership, and a supervised practicum teaching experience in an educational field-based environment.

Pre-req: CIME 500 and CIME 501 and CIME 555 and CIME 650 and CIME 658.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIME 675 Superv Field Prac/Math 5-83 Credit hours   

Supervised practicum in which the student demonstrates and is assessed in mathematics teaching skills in a clinical setting in grades 5-9.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIME 677 Superv Field Pract/Math 5-123 Credit hours   

Supervised practicum in which the student demonstrates and is assessed in mathematics teaching skills in a clinical setting in grades 9-12.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Curriculum & Instruction Reading Education

CIRG 509 Rdg Recovery Theor Concerns6 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIRG 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIRG 601 Prof Guid Lit Spec3 Credit hours   

Professional guidance for the Literacy Specialist is an elective course for candidates in the Master's in Reading Education. It supports the program's assessment

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CIRG 610 Multimodal Literacy3 Credit hours   

This graduate class examines the theories, processes, and strategies of multi-modal classroom literacy. Intended for literacy specialists, the course investigates relevant theory, research, and practical applications to classroom literacy.

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CIRG 613 Children's Literature3 Credit hours   

An examination of teaching methods and of children's literature that are conductive to promoting permanent interests, skills, and interests in reading for ECE and MCE.

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CIRG 614 Rdg 9-Adult Lit Skill Dev3 Credit hours   

Analysis of the roles of the teacher in developing a reading program for the late adolescent and adult. The utilization of children's literature as a medium for bridging the content fields with the process of reading will be a major concept that will be utilized.

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CIRG 615 Writing in Literacy Curriculum3 Credit hours   

Examine, develop, implement and evaluate traditional and electronic writing within a balanced literacy framework.

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CIRG 616 Lang Structures3 Credit hours   

This graduate class examines an approach to spelling instruction based on an understanding of English orthography and the way students develop as sellers, readers, and writers.

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CIRG 621 Curr Issues & Prob Reading3 Credit hours   

A seminar course especially designed to explore problems and issues in reading, K-12. Professional literature, empirical research, and practical experience will be used to identify problems and solutions. (PR: CIRG 643)

Pre-req: CIRG 654.

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CIRG 622 Literacy Technology3 Credit hours   

Candidates will plan for literacy instruction and use literacy technology in their classrooms. Emphasis will be given to the Internet and educational software.

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CIRG 623 Lit Facilitator Pract3 Credit hours   

Practicum experiences requiring demonstration of literacy leadership including demonstration teaching, classroom support. Of literacy instruction, and developing, implementing, and evaluating the literacy curriculum within the school setting.

Pre-req: CIRG 654.

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CIRG 636 Developmental Reading3 Credit hours   

Principles and practices of teaching developmental reading.

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CIRG 637 Literacy Assessment3 Credit hours   

Study and the causes of reading difficulties, devices and techniques, and remedial methods and materials. (PR: CIRG 636 and 644)

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CIRG 642 Special Needs in Reading3 Credit hours   

Study of research findings, methodology and instructional materials for atypical learners, illiterate adults and others.

Pre-req: CIRG 654.

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CIRG 643 Tch Strug Readers Practicum3 Credit hours   

Clinical experiences in the diagnosis and corrective treatment of reading disabilities. (PR: CIRG 654)

Pre-req: CIRG 654.

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CIRG 644 Literacy in the Content Area3 Credit hours   

Principles underlying the teaching of reading in the content fields.

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CIRG 651 Prin of Family Literacy3 Credit hours   

This course examines different family literacy programs and anchors the literacy needs of family members in what is know about linguistic, cognitive, and literacy development.

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CIRG 652 Develop/Eval Fam Lit Prog3 Credit hours   

This is a development and evaluation course in family literacy intended for active practitioners.

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CIRG 653 Literacy Acquisition3 Credit hours   

Literacy acquisition is a foundation course open to professionals whose interests require understanding of the process involved in becoming literate.

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CIRG 654 Aligning Assess with Instruct3 Credit hours   

Experiences in analyzing diagnostic test results, preparing diagnostic reports, and selecting appropriate materials and procedures to meet specific reading needs. (PR: CIRG 637)

Pre-req: (CIRG 637 and CIRG 636 and CIRG 622 and CIRG 615 and CIRG 644 and CIRG 653).

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CIRG 701 Seminar I3 Credit hours   

An investigation of research in reading that has made a difference in education, pupil achievement in reading, the role of reading, and role of the reading specialist. (PR: Master's degree, consent of instructor)

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CIRG 702 Seminar II3 Credit hours   

An examination of research that has the potential to bring about changes in reading education and school curriculum.

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CIRG 703 Reading Tests & Techniques3 Credit hours   

An examination of research related to the development of reading and reading-related diagnostic procedures. A detailed study will be made of standardized tests, the Informal Reading Inventory (IRI) and other similar diagnostic measures and competency-based instruments.

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CIRG 704 Advanced Instructional Tech3 Credit hours   

A study of advanced instructional techniques in reading. Attention will be given to such concepts as self-concept, intelligence, nature/nurture, interaction, perception, physiological differences, and exceptionalities.

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CIRG 705 Applied Research3-6 Credit hours   

Planning and implementing a study investigating aspects of reading theory. The study will necessitate deriving empirical data under field conditions.

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CIRG 706 Applied Research3-6 Credit hours   

Planning and implementing a study investigation aspects of reading theory. The study will necessitate deriving empirical data under field conditions.

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CIRG 707 Issues in Reading3 Credit hours   

A review of trends and issues in reading education focusing on the complexity of the reading process.

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CIRG 708 Phil & Hist of Reading Educa3 Credit hours   

A study of the philosophical foundation of current reading programs. This course will review the historical background and progress in reading education.

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CIRG 709 Inservice: Aspect of Rdng Ed3 Credit hours   

A field-based course designed to study the theory, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of inservice education. Emphasis will be placed on the refinement of teacher education in specialized areas of the curriculum.

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CIRG 710 Independent Study3 Credit hours   

Individualized study of advanced topics in reading.

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Curriculum & Instruction Science Education

CISE 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISE 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISE 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR\NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISE 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary ungrades if approved, but may be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISE 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISE 570 Flora & Fauna K-93 Credit hours   

A study of the flora, fauna, and physical geography of West Virginia. Field-based experiences will lead to a greater understanding of the forces that shaped Appalachia and flora and fauna that live here.

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CISE 571 Dev Thematic Sci Elem/Mdle Sch3 Credit hours   

A study of the strategies and techniques needed to plan, implement and evaluate a thematic, coordinated, and integrated science program in the schools.

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CISE 572 Environ Ed Elem/Mdle Sch Tchr3 Credit hours   

A study of man's interactions with the environment. Awareness, conservation, problem-solving and stressed using strategies and techniques appropriate for the elementary/middle school student.

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CISE 573 Chem for Elem/Middle School3 Credit hours   

A study of the fundamental principles of chemistry focusing on developmentally appropriate methods, strategies and techniques to assist with concept development and attainment.

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CISE 574 Integrated Sci for Elem Sch3 Credit hours   

Study an application of the concepts and activities included in an integrated science program for the elementary school.

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CISE 575 Integrated Sci/Middle School3 Credit hours   

Study and applications of the concepts and activities included in an integrated science program for the middle school.

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CISE 576 Phy Wave Phen & Elect K-93 Credit hours   

A study of the fundamental principals of physics focusing on wave phenomena and electricity for the elementary/ middle school teacher.

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CISE 577 Physics: Energy & Matter K-93 Credit hours   

A study of the fundamental principles of physics focusing on energy and matter for elementary and middle school teachers.

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CISE 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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CISE 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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Curriculum & Instruction Second Language

CISL 550 Second Language Acquisition3 Credit hours   

This course examines current theories of second language acquisition and their implications for second language teaching and learning.

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CISL 551 Linguistics for ESL3 Credit hours   

This course examines major linguistic theories on first- and second-language acquisition, emphasizing acquisition of English by non-native students in prekindergarten through twelfth grade.

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CISL 552 Intercultural Comm/ESL3 Credit hours   

This courses focuses on the interrelationship of language and culture and includes analyses of world cultures, with literature and the arts as bridges. Participants develop teaching materials for ESL classrooms.

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CISL 555 Practicum for ESL3 Credit hours   

A culminating practicum that involves participation in ESL curriculum evaluation and development.

Pre-req: CISL 554.

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CISL 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 653 Methods ESL:Language3 Credit hours   

Approaches to developing and assessing listening and speaking skills among second language populations at different stages in academic development, with an overview of traditional ESL methods.

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CISL 654 Methods ESL: Literacy3 Credit hours   

Approaches to developing and assessing writing and reading skills among second language populations at different stages in academic development. Focus also includes literacy acquisition in content areas.

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CISL 655 Practicum for ESL3 Credit hours   

A culminating practicum that involves participation in ESL curriculum evaluation and development.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Curriculum Instruction Special Education

CISP 510 Instructional Prac/Excep Child3 Credit hours   

An introductory course on applied planning and instructional approaches for the exceptional child. The course will introduce students to validated classroom practices for the beginning classroom teacher.

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CISP 520 Intro to Exceptional Child3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the study of children who deviate from the average in mental, physical, and social characteristics, including a study of the characteristics of such children and the adaptation of educational procedures to their abilities and disabilities.

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CISP 521 Child w Exceptionalities3 Credit hours   

Behavioral characteristics of children with exceptional development, dynamics of family-community interaction, and attitudes toward exceptional conditions. Implications for amelioration and educational planning. (Not for Special Education majors)

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CISP 526 Introduction to Gifted3 Credit hours   

An overview of giftedness in children, definitions, etiology, observable characteristics and implications for educational agencies.

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CISP 527 Introduction to Autism3 Credit hours   

This is an online course designed to survey current issues in the education and treatment of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The course is the first in a two-course sequence that leads to the WV Autism Teaching Endorsement.

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CISP 529 Intro to Develop Disabilities3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the characteristics and needs of young children with developmental disabilities addressing the physical, neurological, health, and environmental problems that impact atypical grown and development.

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CISP 535 Gen Spec Ed Programming3 Credit hours   

Address the educational/curricular needs of students with mild learning problems in the categorical areas of mental retardation, behavior disorders, and specific learning disabilities. (PR: CI 320/520 and 433/533 or 423/523 or 424/524 or permission of instructor)

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CISP 553 Characteristics Methods ID3 Credit hours   

Characteristics and effective instructional strategies appropriate for students with intellectual disabilities are considered. Emphasis will be on evidence and research based practices to address academic achievement and functional performance.

Pre-req: CISP 520.

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CISP 554 Families of Except Students3 Credit hours   

Principles and information designed to give the student an understanding of the needs and rights of parents of exceptional children and techniques to involve parents successfully in their child's education.

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CISP 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 600 Grant Writing in Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of the federal and state guidelines for writing grants in Special Education. The priority areas of special education in which monies are currently available will also be examined.

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CISP 601 Psych Found Giftedness3 Credit hours   

A study of measures used to identify the gifted and interpretation of results, psychological development of the gifted and psychological pressures, problems and adjustments strategies towards mental health in the gifted child.

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CISP 602 Education Gifted Children3 Credit hours   

Educational models, identification techniques, teaching strategies and resources availiable for gifted children. Current trends in curriculum development for the gifted are also examined. (PR: CISP 526)

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CISP 603 Field Experience: Gifted3 Credit hours   

Supervised experiences (one semester) in field work with children who exhibit potential giftedness.

Pre-req: CISP 602.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 604 Pract Emotional Disturb3 Credit hours   

An initial participation and observation experience with children experienceing behavior problems. Course evolves around bi-weekly seminar and selected projects.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 606 Reading Strat Except Student3 Credit hours   

This course examines research-strategies in reading instruction for students with high-incidence disabilities. This includes application of appropriate techniques in assessment, materials, and instructional strategies for adapted reading lessons.

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CISP 607 Math Strat Except Students3 Credit hours   

Examines mathematics curriculum, methods, and adapted materials for students with mild to moderate disabilities in K-12 classrooms. Emphasizes strategies for accessing the general education curriculum, higher-level courses, and technology.

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CISP 611 Special Ed Research I3 Credit hours   

The study of problems related to the area of exceptionality receiving emphasis in the student's degree program. (PR: CI 603, 649, 651 or 674, EDF 621 or 625)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 615 Special Ed Research II3 Credit hours   

As a part of the requirements for this course, the student will submit a written, bound document, which will be added to the college library collection. (PR: CISP 611)

Pre-req: CISP 611.

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CISP 626 Diagnostic-Clin Practices3 Credit hours   

Collaborative/consultative multi-disciplinary and curriculum-based assessment process and their use in developing appropriate interventions linking instruction to content standards and objectives. Team approach to diagnosis and treatment of exceptional children. (PR: CISP 520)

Pre-req: (CI 520 or CISP 520) or (CI 521 or CISP 521).

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CISP 627 Issues Special Education3 Credit hours   

An in-depth look at current issues effecting all areas of special education as well as issues specific to each special education category.

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CISP 629 Special Education Seminar3 Credit hours   

Research methods and current significant findings in special education. Guest speakers. Advanced special education students only.

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CISP 645 Characteristics Methods E/BD3 Credit hours   

Recognition of socio-emotional issues, assessment of educational needs, establishment of programs to implement behavioral change and provision of necessary modification in educational programs to remediate learning and behavioral difficulites of children.

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CISP 646 Field Exper Learn Disability3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (practicum) affords graduate students an oopportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competences required by CEC standards and to qualify for an LD teaching license. Supervised experiences of one semester in field work with children or youth who exhibit symptoms of problems in learning.

Pre-req: (CI 523 or CISP 523) and (CI 647 or CISP 647).

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 647 Char/Mthd Spec Lrn Disabilties3 Credit hours   

Recognition of learning disabilities, assessment of educational needs, and understanding of evidence-based teaching techniques and interventions to promote success of students with or at-risk of learning disabilities.

Pre-req: CISP 520.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 648 Field Exp Phys Handicap3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 649 Field Exper Emotional Distur3 Credit hours   

Supervised field experiences (one semester) working with children who exhibit symptoms of emotional disturbances- behavioral disorders. (PR: CISP 520 and CISP 624)

Pre-req: (CI 524 or CISP 524) and (CI 645 or CISP 645).

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 650 Sp Ed Evaluate Teach Tech3 Credit hours   

Educational assessment and diagnostic evaluation for remediation-amelioration; advanced course for providing understanding and utilization of evaluation, teacher assessment, and analysis for programming for exceptional individuals. (PR: CISPO 626)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 651 Field Exper Mental Impairment3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (practicum) allows candidates to demonstrate skill-based competencies required by CEC and to qualify for a teaching license in mild/moderate Mental Impairment. All-day supervised teaching in special classes in the public schools required of all students who are completing curriculum for teachers of mentally retarded children. (PR: CI 533 and CI 553)

Pre-req: (CI 533 or CISP 533) and (CI 553 or CISP 553).

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 652 Reading & Spell for Learn Dis3 Credit hours   

An integrated, in-depth study of current LD reading and written language programs as determined by research studies. Tutoring of LD student is required.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 655 Field Exp: Multi-Categorical3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (Practicum) affords graduate students an opportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competencies required by CEC Standards and to qualify for the multi- categorical teaching license. (PR: CISP 553, 645, and 647)

Pre-req: CISP 645 and CISP 647 and CISP 553.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 656 Field Experience Non Public3 Credit hours   

Field experience in a non-public setting affords graduate students an opportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competencies required by CEC Standards and to qualify for the multi-categorial teaching license.

Pre-req: CISP 520 and CISP 553 and CISP 645 and CISP 647.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 660 Grant Writing Sp Ed3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 661 Intro Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of early childhood special education programs including historical events, legislation, the population served, program models and components and current issues and trends.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 662 Instruct Char of Autism3 Credit hours   

This online course provides information on evidence-based practices used to teach students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The course is the second in a two-course sequence that leads to the WV Autism Teaching Endorsement (PR: CISP 527). A lecture-discussion course, designed to provide students with an understanding of the learning characteristics of autistic children and research-based instructional techniques for teaching and managing behavior. (PR: CI 427 or 527)

Pre-req: CISP 527 or CI 527 or CISP 527E.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 663 Dev Issue Preschool Hand3 Credit hours   

An examination of the normal development of young children, the interrelated effects of impairment in various areas of development and strategies for intervention.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 664 Practicum in Autism3 Credit hours   

This course contains two components: A competency-based practicum experience with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and a seminar with regular discussion and readings on practical issues concerning the education of students with ASD.

Pre-req: CISP 527 or CI 527 and CISP 662 or CI 662.

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CISP 665 Assess Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of issues in the identification, screening and assessment of young handicapped children, specific assessment techniques for working with families and interdisciplinary teams in the assessment process.

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CISP 666 Curr/Meth Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of curriculum development and methodology used to teach young children with handicaps. Evaluation techniques, program development and management, adaptation of materials and equipment and program models are presented.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CISP 673 Field Exp Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CISP 674 Clinical: Preschool Special Ed3 Credit hours   

Clinical Preschool Special Education. 3 hrs. Emphasis on infants and toddlers identified as at-risk or with special needs. Clinical field observations of practitioners (developmental specialists/service coordinator) and service providers are required.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Curriculum & Instruction Visually Impaired

CIVI 500 Intro Visual Impair3 Credit hours   

introduction to educational programs and services for students with visual impairments, history, definitions, incidence and prevalence, development, psychosocial aspects, service delivery models, issues, professionalism.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 501 Reading/Writing Strat Vis Imp3 Credit hours   

Knowledge and skills in reading and writing the literary braille code, writing with braillewriter and slate and stylus, proofreading, interlining, basic Nemeth mathematics code, basic textbook formatting, computer translation, overview of other braille codes.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 502 Anat Phys Human Vis Sys3 Credit hours   

Structure and function of the eye, development of the visual system, causes and implications of eye conditions, clinical and functional, vision assessments, environmental modifications, relationship to other disabilities, and neurological aspects of visual impairment.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 503 Assess/Prog Plan Vis Impaired3 Credit hours   

Strategies for designing and adapting instruction for students with visual impairments in academic programs, ex- panded core curriculum, principles of special methods, teaching literacy and other communication skills, formal and informal assessment strategies, early childhood intervention parent involvemnt, collaboration skills.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 504 Assess/Plan Vis Imp Add'l Dis3 Credit hours   

Strategies for designing specialized instruction for students with visual impairments who also have severe/ multiple disabilities, interaction of sensory disabilities with other disabilities, functional curricula, alternative communication and movility systems, collaboration with classroom teachers and other specialists.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 505 Braille3 Credit hours   

This course will provide the student with basic skills in literary braille transcription and codes. Students will acquire competence in reading and writing braille and the use of the Perkins braillewriter, slate and stylus, and Perky Duck Software. Techniques for braille instruction of school-aged students and techniques for pre-braille activities for younger children will also be taught.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 507 Advanced Braille & Tech3 Credit hours   

Codes and techniques for advanced braille. Essential skills in transcribing Nemeth code for mathematics and science, formatting techniques, and computer translation. Overview of Grade III braille.

Pre-req: CIVI 501.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CIVI 600 Math Methods/Visual Impairment3 Credit hours   

An exploration of scientifically-based instructional math research will be developed and applied to the visually impaired. Emphasis will be placed on Nemeth Code and linkage to content standards and objectives.

Pre-req: CIVI 500 and CIVI 501.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CIVI 601 Practicum Vis Imp I1-6 Credit hours   

Three hundred documented hours of supervised practicum experiences with students with visual impairments, including those with severe/multiple disabilities ranging from infancy to early adulthood.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
CIVI 602 Pract in Visual Imp II3 Credit hours   

The graduate student will complete an advanced selection of experiences in clusive and residential settings in order to demonstrate competence as an entry-level teacher.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
CIVI 603 Orientation & Mobility Skills3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Early Childhood Education

ECE 530 Preschool Curriculum/Methods3 Credit hours   

Historical and contemporary curriculum and methods for preschool children with emphasis on current best practices.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ECE 535 Adm Early Child Programs3 Credit hours   

This course examines the administration and educational aspects of early childhood education programs. Classroom observation is required.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Educational Foundations

EDF 502 Psy Mid Childhood Student3 Credit hours   

A course in the study of developmental principals relating to the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of the middle childhood student 10-14 years old.

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EDF 513 Human Growth Dev Birth-8 Yr3 Credit hours   

This course examines the relationship between developmental principles in childhood and educational practice.

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EDF 514 Human Growth Dev Adolescence3 Credit hours   

This course examines the relationship between developmental principles in adolescence and educational practice.

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EDF 515 History Modern Education3 Credit hours   

Our debt to the ancient Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans. Em- phasis also is placed upon the movements since the beginning of the Renaissance.

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EDF 537 MAT Level I Clinical Exper0 Credit hours   

Thirty-five hours public school clinical experience in middle/secondary schools designed to provide an opportunity for MAT students to work with faculty, staff and students in a teaching environment. (CR: CI 515)

Co-req: CI 515
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EDF 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EDF 610 Trends & Issues in Education3 Credit hours   

An investigation of current trends and issues in education through extensive reading, research and discussion. Implications for schools, classrooms, and teachers are the focus of the course.

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EDF 612 Educational Evaluation3 Credit hours   

A study of the fundamental skills needed to evaluate educational progress at the individual, classroom, program, and school levels.

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EDF 615 Hist of Education in US3 Credit hours   

Development of public and private educational systems in the United States.

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EDF 616 Adv Studies Human Develop3 Credit hours   

The nature of human growth and development from infancy to adulthood.

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EDF 617 Multiple Regression3 Credit hours   

A first course in Multiple Regression Analysis and its application to educational research. (PR: EDF 517 or Equivalent)

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EDF 618 Multilevel Analysis3 Credit hours   

An introduction to applied multilevel analysis and growth curve modeling for nested educational data. The nested data may have a repeated measures dependent variable.

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EDF 619 Educational Psychology3 Credit hours   

Study of learning theories and their applications to teaching.

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EDF 620 Mixed Methods Research3 Credit hours   

Integrates quantitative and qualitative approaches and applications to research, couching these models within developing theories for and approaches to mixed methods research in education and closely related fields.

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EDF 621 Educ Research & Writing3 Credit hours   

Research methods and techniques and their application.

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EDF 625 Qualitative Research Educ3 Credit hours   

Study of qualitative research methods: understanding historical and philosophical foundations of qualitative research and developing expertise in qualitative research strategies including participant observation, interviewing and inductive content analysis of data.

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EDF 630 Comparative Education3 Credit hours   

The study of the origins, nature, scope, basic literature and methodology of comparative education.

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EDF 635 Policy Studies in Education3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on current policy issues facing educat- ors today. The course offers conceptual and analytical tools for a critical examination of the uncertain political environment of schooling.

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EDF 636 Advanced Classroom Assessment3 Credit hours   

History, philosophy and advanced statistical methods for testing, measuring and evaluating pupil behavior are studied.

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EDF 637 MAT Level II Clinical Exper0 Credit hours   

Seventy-five hour secondary public school experience provides opportunity for preservice, master's-level teachers to put theory into classroom practice through observation, participation, reflection, individual/small group teaching, and up-front classroom teaching. (PR: EDF 537 and CI 515)

Pre-req: EDF 537 and CI 515.

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EDF 640 Literature1-3 Credit hours   

A program of reading, either extensive or intensive, and reports on a group of outstanding conributions to education; readings selected with guidance of advisor. Only one re- gistration for this course is permitted.

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EDF 641 Seminar2-3 Credit hours   

A guided program of readings, reports and discussions. No student may register for this course a second time.

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EDF 660 Philosophy of Education3 Credit hours   

Surveys basic philosophy schools and concepts and their application to educationsal practice.

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EDF 665 Sociology of Amer Schools3 Credit hours   

American school organizational patterns interpreted sociologically; role of power and bureaucracy, social and cultural change, stratification and social mobility, and values; analysis of school rituals and ceremonies.

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EDF 676 Statistical Methods3 Credit hours   

A foundation course in descriptive and inferential statistics as applied in education and the social sciences.

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EDF 677 MAT Level III Clinical Exper3-9 Credit hours   

Culminating clinical experience through directed activity in a clinical setting for MAT/PBC student.

Pre-req: EDF 537 and EDF 637.

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EDF 679 Problem Report1-3 Credit hours   

The preparation of a written report on a research problem, experiment or field project in education. This report is not a thesis; students must complete an additional 33 credit hours unless 697 is followed by 681 for 3 hours credit.

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EDF 681 Thesis3-6 Credit hours   

May be taken for 3 hours of credit by students whose reports in 679 were excellent and are of such character as to warrant further research. Students completing 679 and 681 for a total of 6 hours may qualify for the master's degree by earning an additional 26 hours of credit. Students com- pleting 681 must defend their thesis in an oral examination.

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EDF 703 Research Design3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this doctoral research methods course is to prepare College of Education doctoral students to design and carry out research at the doctoral level (PR: Admission to EdD Program)

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EDF 711 Survey Research in Education3 Credit hours   

Advanced research, theories, methods and procedures for conducting survey research in education.

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EDF 719 Intro to Doctoral Studies3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to introduce students to the tasks and processes involved in the completion of the doctoral requirements (PR: Admission to the Cooperative Doctoral Program)

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EDF 725 Adv Qualitative Research3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of selected topics in qualitative research. Emphasis on application of qualitative research knowledge and skills.

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EDF 776 Comp Analysis in Doctoral Res3 Credit hours   

This course provides the development of computer-based skills and competencies for applying statistical concepts and procedures when conducting research. (PR: EDF 676 or similar)

Pre-req: EDF 676 or EDF 517.

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Leadership Studies

LS 510 Principalship:Role & Tasks3 Credit hours   

The Principalship is the study of school management as it relates to ethical behavior, and to support services, information systems, fiscal matters, and facility utilization and maintenance.

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LS 515 Curric and Instr Leadership3 Credit hours   

The development and/or upgrading of supervisory practices in the areas of instructional leadership, instructional program development, instructional strategies, implementation and evaluation, and human relations.

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LS 520 Admin Elem Mdle & Sec Schools3 Credit hours   

An investigation of the effects of the unique physical, social, mental, and moral characteristics of pre, early, and adolescent children on educational processes, organizations, and personnel.

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LS 530 Human Rel Skills for Leaders3 Credit hours   

This course assesses and develops students' knowledge and skills in interpersonal relations and ethical practices. It provides structured experiences in group processes, verbal and non-verbal communications leadership styles, and team building.

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LS 550 Schools as Systems3 Credit hours   

Assesses and develops student's knowledge and skills in change strategies, school cultures, systems theory, and understanding of the school in relation to other systems, agencies, and organizations.

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LS 558 School Law and the Teacher3 Credit hours   
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LS 561 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

These courses and activities are designed to meet the specific in-service needs of public school administrators. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading but not in degree programs.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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LS 562 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

These courses and activities are designed to meet the specific in-service needs of public school administrators. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading but not in degree programs.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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LS 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

These courses and activities are designed to meet the specific in-service needs of public school administrators. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading but not in degree programs.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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LS 580 Special Topics in Leadership1-9 Credit hours   

To provide the master's level student an opportunity to examine selected issues in leadership and to apply their findings to the field of study.

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LS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Approval of Program Director and Permission of chair. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 to take class.

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LS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Approval of Program Director and Permission of chair. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 to take class.

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LS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Approval of Program Director and Permission of chair. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 to take class.

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LS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Approval of Program Director and Permission of chair. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 to take class.

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LS 600 School Personnel Administra3 Credit hours   

This course offers an examination of personnel functions including recruitment, selection, orientation, evaluation, and retention with particular emphasis on staff development.

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LS 604 CTE Leadership Studies I3 Credit hours   

Leadership preparation for career and technical education programs located at technical centers and/or high schools. Students will study career and technical education policies, funding sources, and accountability within Simulated Workplace.

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LS 606 Plan Res & Eval for Sch Lead3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to avail potential school administrators with an understanding of planning strategies, academic research, action research, and program evaluation methods, with the intent of their being able to write a cogent, data-based school improvement plan.

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LS 608 CTE Leadership Studies II3 Credit hours   

Leadership preparation for career and technical education programs located at technical centers and/or high schools. Students will study career/technical education initiatives, importance of advisory committees, and economics of Simulated Workplaces.

Pre-req: LS 604 with a minimum grade of D.

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LS 610 Leadership for Sch Improve3 Credit hours   

Leadership preparation for developing and implementing a shared vision and strategic plans focused on teaching and learning, implementing change, applying leadership theory and acting with understanding of society's influences.

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LS 612 Educ Tech for Administrators3 Credit hours   

This course addresses the role of the principal in the development and implementation of school curriculum. This includes developmentally appropriate curriculum design, special education curriculum and modifications, the integration of technology, and authentic assessment.

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LS 615 Leadership in Public Sector3 Credit hours   

This course will enable public sector leaders to better understand the perspectives they bring to the setting, define and evaluate personal and organizational goals, and develop strategies to achieve shared goals.

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LS 616 Higher Ed Governance3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to develop an understanding of the structure of governance of multi-campus public higher education systems.

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LS 617 Intro Stu Pers Adm/Higher Ed3 Credit hours   

This course surveys the purpose and functions of student personnel administration in higher educational institutions and the administrative procedures developed to accomplish these purposes.

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LS 618 History of Higher Education3 Credit hours   

This course will present a historical overview of the factors that influence the development of higher education in America.

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LS 621 Pub Policy Analysis Higher Ed3 Credit hours   

This course will introduce students to the process of developing federal and state public policy for higher education and examine legislation related to governance, finance, and oversight.

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LS 625 Human Resources Management3 Credit hours   

This course develops knowledge of the major functions and tasks necessary for the development of human resources.

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LS 626 Fundraising Management3 Credit hours   

This course will provide students with an overview of the fundamentals of fundraising including such vehicles as major campaigns, donor research, management practices, and ethical issues.

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LS 628 Nonprofit & Public Sector Orgs3 Credit hours   

Nonprofit & public sector organizations constitute a significant part of every community and this course is designed to examine the major leadership issues they encounter.

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LS 630 The School and the Community3 Credit hours   

This course provides students the opportunity to study the concept of community, to examine relationship patterns, to explore the possibilities for combining the resources of the school and community in the interest of school improvement, and to evaluate communication strategies designed to enhance the school-community relationship.

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LS 632 Human Rel in Public Sec3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to assist leaders in the public sector to establish and maintain positive relationships with the organization's staff and volunteers, as well as with its constituents.

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LS 635 Organizational Theory3 Credit hours   

This course analyzes leadership theories and their application to leadership and management in nonprofit and public sector organizations.

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LS 640 Legal Issues NPO & Public3 Credit hours   

This course provides students with an overview of federal and state laws governing nonprofit and public sector organizations, current legal trends and legal issues affecting CEO's, staff, governing boards.

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LS 645 Comm Collaborative Plan Mgmt3 Credit hours   

Students will be provided with the opportunity to anaylze the nature of collaboration among state, local, federal agencies, business, and community organizations to address an array of complex issues facing non-profit and public agencies. The importance of networking and social entrepreneurship are among other concepts that will be explored.

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LS 647 Adult & Continuing Educa3 Credit hours   

This course develops an understanding of the principles, concepts, and processes involved in planning learning experiences for adults within the framework of higher education.

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LS 650 Internship-School Management 13 Credit hours   
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LS 655 Externship1-9 Credit hours   

This is a field-based course designed for practicing professionals.

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LS 660 Capstone: School Management3 Credit hours   
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LS 661 Internship-Instr Supervision 23 Credit hours   
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LS 675 Legal and Policy Issues3 Credit hours   

This course examines the principal's role and responsibility related to law and administrative policy.

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LS 685 Capstone: Portfolio Assessment3 Credit hours   

Training and assessment experiences for students seeking initial certification as a school principal.

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LS 690 Leadership Capstone Course3 Credit hours   

This course represents a culminating experience and an opportunity to demonstrate a broad mastery of learning across the respective program curriculum.

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LS 691 The Attendance Director3 Credit hours   

This course develops the administrative skills required for managing policies, programs, and activities related to the position of public school social worker or attendance director.

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LS 692 Capstone: School Social Serv3 Credit hours   

This course provides pre-service training and assesment for students seeking licensure as a public school social worker/ attendance director.

Pre-req: LS 691.

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LS 693 Sch Law for Support Personnel3 Credit hours   

This course provides the student with a working knowledge of school law and other legal matters as it pertains to the attendance director. The focus of this course is on those laws dealing with mandatory attendance and juvenile matters. (PR: Admission into the Social Services/Attendance Program)

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LS 700 Superintendency3 Credit hours   

This course examines the roles, relationships, behaviors and competencies which characterize school superintendents ans their staffs.

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LS 701 Internship-Begng Supertndncy3 Credit hours   
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LS 704 LDSH SP POP3 Credit hours   

This course identifies and explains the laws and policies that service students with special needs. School leaders will learn to apply these laws to ensure they meet students' needs while making the best decisions for their school.

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LS 705 Administration Theory3 Credit hours   

This course analyzes administrative theories and their application to organizational leadership and management.

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LS 707 Ethical Theory3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on the primary ethical theories and the ethical resoning processes which are representative of each, providing students opportunities to analyze decisions against existing ethical models and reinforce or reform those decisions in light of moral principles.

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LS 708 Comparative Study Comm Coll3 Credit hours   

An examination of community colleges in the U.S. and abroad including Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. Areas for comparison include governance, finances, curriculum, faculty and students.

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LS 710 Principles of Leadership3 Credit hours   

This course is a study of the characteristics and behaviors of leaders. Emphasis is on the development of understandings and abilities which will work in different situations.

Attributes: Online Course
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LS 711 School Leadership Practices 13 Credit hours   
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LS 712 School Leadership Practices 23 Credit hours   
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LS 714 Higher Ed Admin3 Credit hours   

This course is a survey of higher education with attention to administrative functions at the campus and state levels.

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LS 715 Computer & School Management3 Credit hours   
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LS 716 Higher Ed Governance3 Credit hours   

This class will review different models for governing public higher education at a system level and will examine the changing nature of higher education.

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LS 717 Intro Stu Pers Adm/Higher Ed3 Credit hours   

This course surveys the purpose and functions of student personnel administration in higher educational institutions and the administrative procedures developed to accomplish these purposes.

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LS 718 Hist of Higher Ed3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the historical development of American higher education. It will examine past and future issues that have or may affect higher education.

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LS 720 Financial Models in Education3 Credit hours   

This course examines concepts in the financing and economics of education in multiple education environments.

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LS 724 Organizational Analysis3 Credit hours   

This course is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of organizational structure, relationships, and functions focusing on problems and alternatives for solving them.

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LS 726 Institutional Adv in High Ed3 Credit hours   

Students will understand the broad area of institutional advancement, including major campaigns, donor research, donor recognition programs, restricted gifts, and so forth.

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LS 730 Educational Facility Planning3 Credit hours   

This course teaches the systematic collection and utilization of data in planning for educational facilities. (PR: Principal or supervisor certificate or consent)

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LS 740 Legal Issues in Education3 Credit hours   

This course examines various legal issues in education in multiple education environments.

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LS 747 Admin of Comm Colleges3 Credit hours   

An analysis of community college governance, structure, functions, and relationship with its respective community and local/state government.

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LS 755 Internship-Admin of Higher Ed3 Credit hours   

This course provides a field experience in higher education administration. (PR: Consent)

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LS 756 Current Issues in Leadership3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on current and emerging problems of leadership among varied organizational types.

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LS 760 Politics of Education3 Credit hours   

This course explores the social process of governance in the public schools including higher education. The milieu of federal state and local inputs will be explored.

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LS 762 Higher Ed Politics3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to make students familiar with the basic concepts and tools of politics. The course will apply these political concepts to higher education.

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LS 764 Adv Research I3 Credit hours   

This class for doctoral candidates will develop a foundation in research methods, research ethics, and research skills.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
LS 765 Adv Res II in Lead Studies3 Credit hours   

This is an advanced research course directed toward the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. (PR: Consent)

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LS 770 Practicum3 Credit hours   

This is a highly individualized cooperative educational administration experience between the college and another public agency. (PR: Consent)

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LS 771 School District Leadership 13 Credit hours   

This is an individualized cooperative field experience in district level school administration. (PR: Consent)

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LS 772 School District Leadership 23 Credit hours   

This is an individualized cooperative field experience in district level school administration. (PR: Consent)

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LS 775 Seminar3 Credit hours   

This course is a concentrated analysis of current problems in educational administration. (PR: Consent)

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LS 780 Special Topics1-6 Credit hours   

This course requires study, reading and research is an approved area of education and supervision. (PR: Consent)

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LS 785 Externship1-9 Credit hours   

This is a field based program designed for practicing administrators. (PR: Consent)

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LS 787 Cont First Amendment Issues3 Credit hours   

This course will examine contemporary first amendment issues as they relate to education in public education and higher education.

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LS 790 Dissertation Research1-9 Credit hours   
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LS 792 MU Research Colloquium3 Credit hours   
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LS 797 Dissertation Research1-9 Credit hours   

Dissertation research is the purpose of this course. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

School Psychology

SPSY 523 Independent Research1-3 Credit hours   

Course designed to provide the student with the opportunity to work with a school psychology program professor on a research problem mutually agreed upon in terms of a specific plan of study. (PR: Permission of the instructor)

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SPSY 601 Prof Comp I Schools3 Credit hours   

This course is designed as an introduction to schools as organizations and systems.

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SPSY 603 Prof Comp II School Psych3 Credit hours   

This course provides an opportunity to teach the historical roots of contemporary psychology and school psychology and to help students contemplate the future of school psychology. (PR: SPSY 601)

Pre-req: SPSY 601.

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SPSY 606 Adol Substance Abuse3 Credit hours   

Substance abuse is a pervasive problem within our society. Mental Health professionals and educators require knowledge and skills in adolescent substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment to address this problem.

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SPSY 616 Typ & Atyp Child Dev3 Credit hours   

This is a multicultural, reading and writing intensive course that presents information on typical and atypical human development.

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SPSY 617 Ind Svc I Consultation3 Credit hours   

This course is an introductio nto the theory and practice of consultation and will prepare students to serve as consultants within public schools.

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SPSY 618 Dir Svc I Instruct & Bmod3 Credit hours   

This course teaches the application of behavior modification principles to the classroom setting as well as the modification of instruction to meet the needs of atypical learners.

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SPSY 619 Dir Svc II-Ind Grp Csl3 Credit hours   

This course is a direct interventions course focusing on individual and group therapy for children.

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SPSY 620 Ind Svc II Prevention3 Credit hours   

This course is an introduction to the science and practice of primary prevention. Pre: SPSY 617.

Pre-req: SPSY 617.

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SPSY 621 Data-Based Decision I3 Credit hours   

This course is a beginning problem-solving course designed to provide students with a variety of assessment methods they can use to start constructing their profes- sional "tool Kit".

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SPSY 622 Data-Based Decision II3 Credit hours   

This course is an intermediate problem-solving course designed to provide students with a variety of assessment measures to add to their professional "tool kit".

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SPSY 624 Data-Based Decision III3 Credit hours   

Review of standard assessment instruments used in school psychology practice emphasizing those aspects of specialized testing consistant with diagnostic needs of the individual child or groups of children. (PR: SPSY 622)

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SPSY 674 Bio Bases School Psych3 Credit hours   

Interactive and reading intensive course that uses both live class meetings and the WebCT format to present information on the biological foundations of school psychology.

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SPSY 675 Cognitive/Emo Bases Sch Psy3 Credit hours   

SPSY 675 is a reading and writing intensive course that presents information of the psychological foundations of school psychology.

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SPSY 700 Special Topics1-6 Credit hours   

Courses in specialized areas of school psychology on issues in the practice of school psychology. (PR: Permission of the instructor.)

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SPSY 701 Behavior Therapy3 Credit hours   
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SPSY 710 Application of MTSS3 Credit hours   

The focus of this course will be to integrate elements of consultation, assessment, and intervention into a comprehensive Multi-Tired System of Support for behavior and academics from the perspective of a school psychologist.

Pre-req: SPSY 621 with a minimum grade of C and SPSY 622 with a minimum grade of C.

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SPSY 720 Counseling With Youth Ad3 Credit hours   

This is a course designed to help students improve their counseling skills with youth in schools by exploring and implementing the applied practices of the major theories of psychotherapy.

Pre-req: PSY 619.

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SPSY 738 Practicum I3 Credit hours   

The initial practicum in school psychology is designed to provide a structured, experiential link between early coursework and practical experience. Pre: SPSY 601, SPSY 616, SPSY 621.

Pre-req: SPSY 621 and SPSY 616.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
SPSY 739 Practicum II3 Credit hours   

The second practicum in school psychology is designed to provide a structured, experiental link between intermediate coursework and practical experience. Pre: SPSY 738.

Pre-req: SPSY 738.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
SPSY 740 Practicum III1-6 Credit hours   

During this capstone experience, students will provide a full range of school psychological services in a multi- disciplinary training setting supervised by credentialed school psychologists.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
SPSY 745 Internship in Sch Psych1-12 Credit hours   
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SPSY 750 Ed S Thesis Research3 Credit hours   

Development and defense of a research proposal examining a specific hypothesis in School Psychology. Analysis of data, written presentation in thesis form, and public defense are required.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
SPSY 751 Program Evaluation3 Credit hours   

The course is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills to develop and implement evaluations of educational programs in the classroom, school, county or state.

Pre-req: PSY 517 and SPSY 623.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only