College of Health Professions

Courses

Communication Disorders

CD 515 Professional Literacies SLP3 Credit hours   

Investigation into contemporary understandings of literacy using current communication and information technologies and resources.

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CD 524L DX Processes Laboratory1-3 Credit hours   

Observation and practice in evaluating individuals with communication disorders.

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CD 526L TX Procedures I Lab1 Credit hour   

Observation of individuals with communication disorders and introduction to analysis of the clinical process.

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CD 527 Therapeutic Procedures II3 Credit hours   

Examination of therapeutic procedures relative to speech and language disorders. Investigation into the clinician's role in case management as well as behavior management techniques.

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CD 527L TX Procedures II Lab1 Credit hour   

Observation and in-depth analysis of the clinical process.

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CD 563 Aural Rehabilitation3 Credit hours   

Examination of various intervention strategies appropriate for individuals with hearing impairments; techniques for assessing degree of handicap.

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CD 570 Clinical Practicum I1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical practicum in the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center or other site with a faculty member from Marshall University Dept. of Communication Disorders. (Permission of the Instructor).

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CD 570L Intro Clinical Principles1 Credit hour   

This seminar will present the basic clinical principles and procedures including but not limited to professional communication, documentation, evidence-based practice, HIPAA compliance and safety issues within the MUSHC.

Co-req: CD 570
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CD 571 Clinical Practicum II1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical practicum in the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center or other site with a faculty member from Marshall University Dept. of Communication Disorders. (Pre-requisite CD 570; Permission of the Instructor).

Pre-req: CD 570.

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CD 571L Clin Prin of Assessment1 Credit hour   

This lab/seminar corresponds with CD 571 and will present the basic clinical principles and procedures related to the evaluation process of individuals with communication and swallowing disorders.

Pre-req: CD 570L.

Co-req: CD 571
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CD 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair

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CD 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair

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CD 601 Intro to Graduate Studies3 Credit hours   

An introduction to graduate sstudies, including clinical and research application; quantitative and qualitative research methodology; critical analysis of clinical instrument and research literature.

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CD 602 Prof Issues in SLP2 Credit hours   

This course will discuss current professional issues in speech-language-pathology, including ethics, reimbursement, multiculturalism, counseling, professional conduct, advocacy, and scope of practice.

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CD 620 CD: Cleft Palate & Voice3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of the anatomy and physiology of laryngeal and maxillofacial structures; voice production and resonance; nature and etiology of voice and resonance disorders; principles of assessment and treatment.

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CD 621 Seminar On Cleft Palate3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of communication problems and treatment associated with the cleft palate; critical analysis of research literature; individual projects.

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CD 622 Phonological Disorders3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the phonological component of the linguistic system. Emphasis on phonological disorders in children; social dialects; critical analysis of literature.

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CD 623 Fluency Disorders3 Credit hours   

Detailed evaluation of theories of fluency disorders and relevant therapies; critical analyses of research literature.

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CD 624 Foundations Neuro Comm Dis3 Credit hours   

Study of the neurological bases of speech; etiologies and symptoms of dysarthrias and apraxias; principles of assessment and treatment.

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CD 625 Acquired Aphasia3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the acquired aphasias and commonly co-occuring motor speech disorders; critical analysis of research literature. (PR: Permission of instructor) Advanced study of the acquired aphasia; critical analysis of research literature.

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CD 628 Child Lang Dis: Inf/Presch3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the development of language; language sampling procedures, analysis and application.

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CD 629 Chld Lang Dis: Sch/Adoles3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of current topics in language disorders in children; critical analysis of research literature.

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CD 630 Cognitive Comm Disorders3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of the nature and etiology of communication disorders associated with traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere lesions, dementia, and other neuropathologies; diagnosis and treatment; critical analysis of research literature.[PR: Permission of instructor]

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CD 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CD 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CD 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CD 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CD 660 Sp Pop: Clinical Consideration3 Credit hours   

Examination of the principles of assessment and treatment for special populations with a focus on the interacting processes of the sensory, behavioral, physical, and communicative systems.

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CD 670 Advanced Clinical Practicum I1-6 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical practicum in the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center and in affiliated educational, rehabilitation and medical settings with corresponding professional responsibilities. (PR: CD 571 or permission of instructor)

Pre-req: CD 570.

Co-req: CD 670L
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CD 670L Clin ISS In Health Care1 Credit hour   

This seminar will present principles related to clinical services in speech-language pathology in a variety of health care settings.

Pre-req: CD 571L.

Co-req: CD 670
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 674 Clin Pract in the Schools1 Credit hour   

This course is a supervised clinical practicum with school-aged children; fulfills student teaching requirements for West Virginia Certification as a Speech Language Pathologist. (PR: Permission of instructor)

Pre-req: CD 571.

Co-req: CD 674L
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CD 674L Consideration in Public School1 Credit hour   

This lab/seminar will persent special considerations related to providing services in speech-language pathology in the public school setting.

Pre-req: CD 571L.

Co-req: CD 674
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 675 Advanced Clin Pract II1 Credit hour   

This is the graduate clinical capstone experience which includes a supervised clinical practicum in the MUSHC and affiliated education, rehabilitation and medical settings. (PR: CD 670: Advanced Clinical Practicum I)

Pre-req: CD 674.

Co-req: CD 675L
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CD 675L Prof Considerations1 Credit hour   

This lab corresponds with CD 675, the graduate clinical capstone and will provide a forum for students to solidify knowledge and skills for professional practice. (co-requistie to CD 675: Advanced Clinical Practicum II)

Pre-req: CD 674.

Co-req: CD 675
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CD 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CD 690 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Topics in Communication Disorders not covered in other courses; topics vary from semester to semester. (PR: Permission of Chair)

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CD 691 Dysphagia & Assoc Motor Sp Dis1-4 Credit hours   

The study of normal and disordered swallowing across the lifespan including assessment, treatment, and differential diagnosis of dysphagia and associated motor speech disorders; critical analysis of the literature. (PR: CD 624 or Permission of Instructor) Topics in Communication Disorders not covered in other courses; topics vary from semester to semester. (PR: Permission of Chair)

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CD 692 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Topics in Communication Disorders not covered in other courses; topics vary from semester to semester. (PR: Permission of Chair)

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CD 693 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Topics in Communication Disorders not covered in other courses; topics vary from semester to semester. (PR: Permission of Chair)

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Dietetics

DTS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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DTS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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DTS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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DTS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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DTS 670 Adv Med Nutrition Therapy I3 Credit hours   

Pathophysiology, medical nutrition therapy, and current research of common and unique disease states and conditions.

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DTS 671 Sports Nutrition3 Credit hours   

An in-depth investigation of sports nutrition, with emphasis on nutrient functions and their roles in physical activity as well as nutrition counseling strategies for athletes.

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DTS 672 Diabetes & Nutrition Mngt3 Credit hours   

In-depth investigation of diabetes mellitus, including disease state, types, diagnosis and treatment options, medications to treat, exercise, complications, and medical nutrition therapy and counseling strategies.

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DTS 673 Administrative Dietetics3 Credit hours   

Overview of management/administrative concepts for directing resources within a variety of food and nutritional service/ programs. Planning, implementing, and evaluation techniques to measure organizational performance. Applied research in diatetics. (PR: Dietetic Internship Students or permission)

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DTS 674 Food Allergies & Intoler3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of food allergies and intolerances and the roles of nutrition in food allergy prevention and lifestyle management.

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DTS 675 Dietetic Internship I3 Credit hours   

Supervised practice experience focusing on the nutritional screening assessment and education of individuals and groups across the lifespan in a variety of community and long-term settings.

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DTS 676 Dietetic Internship II3 Credit hours   

Supervised practice experience focusing on the procurement, production, distribution, and service within school and hospital based food service management systems.

Pre-req: DTS 675.

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DTS 677 Dietetic Internship III3 Credit hours   

Supervised practice experience focusing on skills required to become a dietitian in a clinical setting. Nutritional screening assessment and education of individuals with complex medical conditions will be emphasized.

Pre-req: DTS 676.

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DTS 679 Adv Med Nutrition Therapy II3 Credit hours   

The continued study of pathophysiology, medical nutrition therapy, and current research of common and unique disease states and conditions.

Pre-req: DTS 670.

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DTS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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DTS 690 Sem DTS Research Comm1-4 Credit hours   

Extensive reading and reports from current literature in selected areas of dietetics.

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Exercise Science and Sport

ESS 515 PE in Pre Elem Mid School3 Credit hours   
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ESS 517 Teaching College Phys Ed3 Credit hours   
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ESS 542 Strength and Cond3 Credit hours   

Delivery of strength and conditioning principles related to musculoskeletal movement and the utilization of energy systems for the development and administration of sport-based exercise programs.

Pre-req: ESS 543 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ESS 543
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ESS 543 Strength and Cond Lab1 Credit hour   

Direct application of strength and conditioning principles in the development and administration of sport-based exercise programs. Emphasis will be on the training and demonstration of proper communication and technique regarding the components of flexibility, resistance training, power-lifting, Olympic weightlifting, and speed and agility.

Pre-req: ESS 542 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ESS 542
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ESS 560 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 561 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 562 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 563 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 564 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 569 Curriculum Development PE3 Credit hours   
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ESS 576 Theo Prac Aspect Coaching3 Credit hours   

An in depth study of the principles and problems of coaching.

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ESS 578 Exercise Metabolism3 Credit hours   

Addresses the principles of sport nutrition and its effects on physiological systems, body composition, and human exercise performance.

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ESS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 591 Worskhop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 592 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 593 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 594 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 600 Adv. Readings in Sports Ethics3 Credit hours   

A critical analysis of and engagement with leading ethical thinking as applied to sport.

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ESS 601 Adv Exercise Testing3 Credit hours   

Exercise testing techniques presented to determine the biological responses to exercise stress and to investigate the physiological limitations to human performance as it relates to disease and/or sport performance.

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ESS 608 Motor Learning & Perform3 Credit hours   
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ESS 610 Phys Growth & Motor Devel3 Credit hours   
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ESS 621 Adv Exercise Physiology I3 Credit hours   

Topics would include bioenergetics, integration of metabolism, metabolic response to exercise, neuroendocrine control of metabolism during exercise, cardiovascular control and adaptation during exercise and respiratory control and adaptation during exercise.

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ESS 622 PE for Atypical Individ3 Credit hours   
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ESS 623 Adv Ex Phys II3 Credit hours   

Addresses neuromuscular plasticity and physiological adaptations to environmental stimuli during exercise.

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ESS 626 Hist & Phil PE & Sports3 Credit hours   

An investigation of historical events, political and social climates, and personalities as well as philosophies which have influenced physical education and sport from early civilizations to the present.

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ESS 631 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 632 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 633 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 634 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 636 Structural Kinesiology3 Credit hours   

Instruction and laboratory experiences involving musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics as applied to human movement.

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ESS 641 Theor/Factor Ath Perform3 Credit hours   
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ESS 642 Devise Train & Cond Prog3 Credit hours   

Application of neuromuscular and physiological knowledge to the examination of the administration and content of existing exercise programs as well as the development of new programs.

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ESS 644 Cardio Exer Physiol3 Credit hours   

Detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and its response to acute and chronic exercise.

Pre-req: ESS 621.

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ESS 645 Respir Exer Physiol3 Credit hours   

Detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system and its response to acute and chronic exercise.

Pre-req: ESS 621 and ESS 623 and ESS 670.

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ESS 646 Neuro Exer Physiol/Plas3 Credit hours   

This course is a detailed study of the structure and function of the neuromuscular system along with the etiology and functional consequences of numerous neuromuscular diseases.

Pre-req: ESS 621 and ESS 623 and ESS 670.

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ESS 651 Mech Analysis Motor Skill3 Credit hours   

Analysis of motor skills through the application of the principles of physics.

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ESS 654 Contemp & Compar Phys Ed3 Credit hours   

A study of objectives, methods, personnel, facilities, and program uniqueness of the physical education of selected nations and world regions. National sport programs, international sport programs and competition, and international professional organizations are considered.

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ESS 660 Internship3-6 Credit hours   
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ESS 665 Adv Test & Measure Phy Ed3 Credit hours   
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ESS 670 Research Meth in Kinesiology3 Credit hours   

An examination of experimental research design, laboratory methods, construction of instruments, execution of research, and presentation of research papers with an emphasis on science.

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ESS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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ESS 682 Prev & Rehab Physiology3 Credit hours   

An examination of experimental research design, laboratory methods, construction of instruments, execution of research, and presentation of research papers with an emphasis on science.

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ESS 683 Cardiovascular Assessment3 Credit hours   

Considers cardiovascular assessment strategies, including EKG interpretation, related medical profile variables, patient/client/athlete screening and risk stratification.

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ESS 685 Admin Prev Rehab Med Prog3 Credit hours   
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ESS 686 Behav Asp Well Dis Rehab3 Credit hours   
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ESS 687 Cardiac Life Support3 Credit hours   
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Health Professions

HP 605 The Role of EHR and PHR3 Credit hours   

Students will be introduced to the main concepts and software applications of Electronic Health Records and Personal Health Records.

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HP 610 Analytics for Healthcare3 Credit hours   

Data analytic tools useful in healthcare data analysis and healthcare administrative decision-making including health data analysis, visualization, and reporting techniques.

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HP 615 Health Quality and Safety3 Credit hours   

Provide an experience that will prepare students to work effectively in professional positions, and to bridge the learning gained in course work with the world of practice.

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HP 620 Legal Health & Informat3 Credit hours   

The course will introduce students to IT governance, health information ethic and legal requirements to improve health care processes, customer response and business competitiveness.

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HP 630 Research Methods and Data3 Credit hours   

The course will introduce a compendium of methods for evaluation of IT-based systems and solutions within health care. Students will acquire knowledge in research process.

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HP 650 Health Infor Practicum3 Credit hours   

Provide an experience to prepare students to work effectively in professional positions, and bridge the learning gained in course work with the world of practice.

Pre-req: HP 605 and HCA 656.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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HP 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study relates to projects that do not fall specifically within an individual department's curriculum.

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HP 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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HP 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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Health Science

HS 505 Sport Psychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of theory, research, and application of psychological principles related to sport and exercise.

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HS 512 Found Clinical Skills in AT3 Credit hours   

Taping, bracing, spine boarding, airway and oxygen administration, and other advanced emergency and practical care techniques used in athletic training. (PR: program admissions; CR: HS 522)

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HS 515 Ath Trng Clinical Exp I1-3 Credit hours   

To develop evaluation and treatment skills of the student under the direction of a BOC-certified Athletic Trainer. Requires completion of clinical hours and assigned competencies.

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HS 523 Ortho Assess Upper Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the neck and upper extremity for the athletic trainer.

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HS 524 Ortho Assess Lower Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the lower extremity for the athletic trainer.

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HS 525 Ath Trng Clinical Exp II3 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC-certified Athletic trainer. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 515 and 75 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 515.

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HS 535 Biomech Instrument MatLab3 Credit hours   

This course teaches students the skills to use biomechanical sensors as instruments for research, and the use of MatLab programming language to process the data they collect from their instruments.

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HS 548 Therapeutic Interventions I4 Credit hours   

Students in this course will be instructed in therapeutic modalities used in the initial stages of injury, and therapeutic exercise rehabilitation of the lower extremity and lumbar spine. Special emphasis is given to the decision making processes involved with modality and exercise selection and parameter adjustment based upon patient pathologic responses and desired patient outcomes.

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HS 549 Therapeutic Interventions II4 Credit hours   

Students in this course will be instructed in electrical stimulation modalities and therapeutic exercise rehabilitation of the upper extremity and cervical spine. Post surgical rehabilitation for both upper and lower extremities and the spine will be incorporated. Special emphasis is given to the decision making processes involved with modality and exercise selection and parameter adjustment based upon patient pathologic responses and desired patient outcomes.

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HS 560 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of publlic school personnel. Credit in thes courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 561 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 562 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 563 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 564 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 565 Pathomechanics3 Credit hours   

An investigation into normal and abnormal human movement patterns in sport, the workplace, and in activities of daily living.

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HS 566 Biomechanical Analysis3 Credit hours   

The purpose of the course is to provide an advanced study of biomechanical concepts and their application to human movement and sport skills.

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HS 578 Biomech Research Pract1-6 Credit hours   

This course offers "hands-on" work within the biomechanics lab. The student will assist with current research. This experience that allows students to gain practical experience within a lab setting.

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HS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 584 Special Topics in Health1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 589 Independent Study3 Credit hours   
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HS 591 Workshop in Phys Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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HS 592 Workshop in Phys Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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HS 595 Trends in Biomechanics 23 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to expose the student to the research process as it pertains to the field of biomechanics. This course is intended to continue the process started in HS 575.

Pre-req: HS 575.

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HS 609 Org & Admin Athletic Training3 Credit hours   

This course will investigate current trends in administration and organization in the field of athletic training. Focus will be placed on current state/federal practice laws and the financial management of running an athletic training clinic.

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HS 610 Adv Biomechanics3 Credit hours   

An advance investigation into Newtonian mechanics and their application in their uses human movement analysis.

Pre-req: HS 566.

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HS 615 Kinematic Analysis App Biomech3 Credit hours   

This course entails a study of kinematics as it relates to the analysis of human movement involving the mechanical and anatomical characteristics of physical skills through the utilization of research equipment.

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HS 620 Subst Abuse & the Athlete3 Credit hours   
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HS 623 Adv Medical Aspect Sports3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on the development of skills in recognition of symptoms of illness, injuries and proper procedures of medical care.

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HS 625 Evdnce Base Prac Ther Elec Agt3 Credit hours   

An in-depth understanding of therapeutic modalities with an emphasis on evidence based literature.

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HS 630 Seminar Athl Training3 Credit hours   

A course designed to use scientific literature to enhance students preparation and knowledge of athletic training.

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HS 634 Ath Trng Externship3 Credit hours   

Approved externship supervised by a clinical preceptor. Requires 225 clinical hours that includes an immersion experience. (PR: HS 645, program permission)

Pre-req: HS 645.

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HS 635 Kinetics in Biomech3 Credit hours   

Students will gain knowledge regarding biomechanics technologies to measure kinetics, acquire the skills to investigate forces and the human body, and learn how to process, analyze, and interpret kinetic data.

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HS 639 Exam of Gen Med Conditions3 Credit hours   

A study of common general medical conditions and illnesses of physically active individuals and the proper methods of evaluating these complaints.

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HS 640 Health Eval for the Ath Trn3 Credit hours   

An indepth study of common problems and complaints of athletes and the proper method of evaluating those complaints.

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HS 645 Ath Trng Clinical Exp III3 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC-certified athletic trainer and/or other qualified allied health professionals. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 525 and 225 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 525.

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HS 646 Athletic Training I3 Credit hours   

Training in the diagnosis of injuries in athletics. The student will be expected to participate in diagnosis tech- niques under the supervision of a trainer.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 647 Athletic Training II3 Credit hours   

Professional aspects of trainer-doctor and doctor-athlete relations will be taught and exploration of how to pro- fessionally handle injuries and cooperate with physicians.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 650 Human Gait3 Credit hours   

An investigation into normal and abnormal human gait patterns in activities of daily living.

Pre-req: ESS 564 or HS 564.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 655 Ath Trng Clinical Exp IV3 Credit hours   

Capstone clinical experience supervised by an MD, PT, PA, or ATC at an approved site. Requires 150 clinical hours. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 645 and 225 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 645.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 657 Adv Trn/Certs1-3 Credit hours   

This course allows the student to participate in advanced training and certification courses such as the Functional Movement Screening, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and others that may be offered each year.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 660 Internship3-6 Credit hours   

Practical experince in a clinical setting.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 679 Trends in Athletic Training3 Credit hours   

To investigate current trends with regard to evidence based practice, current practice position statements, and current research methods being utilized in athletic training.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 680 Graduate Project in AT3 Credit hours   

This course involves supervised development of a one-semester scholarly, entrepreneurial or administrative project that synthesizes the student's educational and clinical experiences obtained while matriculating through the PMSAT program.

Pre-req: HS 655.

Co-req: HS 630, HS 634
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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Nursing

NUR 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 584 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Courses taught by tutorials; directed independent readings or research; problem reports, and other activities designed to fill needs of individual students.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Courses taught by tutorials; directed independent readings or research; problem reports, and other activities designed to fill needs of individual students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Courses taught by tutorials; directed independent readings or research; problem reports, and other activities designed to fill needs of individual students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Courses taught by tutorials; directed independent readings or research; problem reports, and other activities designed to fill needs of individual students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 602 Theoretical Found in NUR3 Credit hours   

Provides students with opportunity to relate a philosophical and theoretical base to concepts and processes inherent in nursing. Emphasis is on analysis of nursing theories and their relationship and application to research and practice.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 604 Leadership in Nursing3 Credit hours   

Explores the theoretical basis for effective leadership in nursing. Emphasis is placed on analysis of leadership, characteristics and behaviors of leaders, and the role of the nurse leader.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 606 Advanced Nursing Research3 Credit hours   

Provides the opportunity to develop a research approach to nursing situations. Focus is upon the development of a research proposal. (PR or CR: NUR 602)

Pre-req: NUR 602.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 608 Issues in Health Care3 Credit hours   

Explores and evaluates concerns germane to contemporary nursing. Focus is upon the role of nursing in addressing health issues affected by social, economical, political and technological forces.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 616 Curr Dev in Nursing3 Credit hours   

Introduces the various components in the curriculum develop- ment process. Emphasis is on philosophy, objectives, curriculum designs and program evaluation. Factors influencing curriculum development implementing evaluation and nursing curriculum patterns are examined. (NUR 602)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 618 Teaching in Nursing3 Credit hours   

Investigates the responsibilities of the educator in contemporary nursing. Emphasis is upon the instructional process. Practicum allows student to practice the role of the teacher in a variety of educational experiences. (PR: NUR 616)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 619 Practicum: Teach Nursing6 Credit hours   

Guided experience in didactic teaching of nursing clinical teaching,supervision and evaluation of students. PRE: NUR 618

Pre-req: NUR 618 (may be taken concurrently) and NUR 606.

Concurrent PR: NUR 618
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 620 Adv Pathophysiology I2 Credit hours   

Advanced knowledge of body systems altered by disease and/or injury. The body systems or diseases studied will include: cell, cardiovascular, pulmonary, digestive, musculoskeletal, neurologic and reproductive across the lifespan.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 621 Adv Pathophysiology II2 Credit hours   

Advanced knowledge of body systems altered by disease and/or injury including: hematologic, genes, immunity, cancer, endocrine, renal, urologic, and integumentary across the lifespan.

Pre-req: NUR 620.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 622 Advanced Physical Assessment5 Credit hours   

Introduction to knowledge and skills essential for compre- hensive health assessments, analysis of data, formulation of diagnoses, development of the therapeutic plans and imple- mentation of health promotion and maintenance activities. Practicum included. (PR or CR: NUR 602)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 624 Adv Family Nursing Practice I5 Credit hours   

Provides advanced knowledge of common and acute self- limiting health problems of individuals and families of various age groups. Includes pathology and therapeutic modalities related to specific health problems. Practicum included. (PR: NUR 622 CR: NUR 606)

Pre-req: NUR 622.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 626 Adv Family Nursing III5 Credit hours   

Provides advanced knowledge of chronic illness and the long-term management of health care problems. Includes pathology and therapeutic modalities related to management of chronic health problems. Practicum included. (PR: NUR 624)

Pre-req: NUR 624.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 642 Org Dynamics in Nursing3 Credit hours   

Focus is upon the organizational dynamics as they apply to the nurse manager in health care delivery systems.

Pre-req: NUR 604 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 604
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 644 Financial Stra In Nur Adm3 Credit hours   

Examines the financial management role of the nurse admin- istrator in relation to economic, political, and societal trends.

Pre-req: NUR 606 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 606
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 646 Nur Manage Health Care I6 Credit hours   

Focuses on the application of theories and principles re- lated to nursing management. Practicum included. (NUR 642, NUR 644).

Pre-req: NUR 606 and NUR 642 and NUR 644.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 648 Nur Manage Health Care II6 Credit hours   

Practicum focuses upon the application of the role compon- ents of the nurse manager in selected health care settings. (PR: 646).

Pre-req: NUR 646.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 663 Advanced Pharmacology I2 Credit hours   

Focus on the science of drugs and the application to patient care across the lifespan. Principles of pharmacology covered are: infectious diseases, fluids and electrolytes, peripheral nervous and cardiovascular systems.

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NUR 664 Advanced Pharmacology II2 Credit hours   

Focus is on the science of drugs and application to patient care across the lifespan. Drugs affecting the blood, respiratory, gastrointestinal, central nervous, endocrine system, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and immunologic drugs.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Individual research in a selected area of nursing under direction of a faculty member.

Pre-req: NUR 606.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 695 Internship: Adv Family Nur6 Credit hours   

Focus is upon the role of the family nurse practitioner using the case management approach in a supervised contractural work study arrangement with a health care agency. (450 hrs. minimum) (PR: NUR 626)

Pre-req: NUR 626.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 720 Adv Pharm Nurse Anes I4 Credit hours   

Study of general principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and biochemisty concepts, as they relate to specific anesthetic and adjunct drugs. It will also emphasize integration of this information into clinical areas regarding anesthetic uses, dosages, and side effects of these classes of drugs.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 721 Adv Pharm Nurse Anesth II3 Credit hours   

This course is a continuation of Pharmacology I with an emphasis on drugs acting on the Autonomic Nervous System, local aneshtetic agents, drugs for pain management, and cardiovascular drugs.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 735 Clinical Practice Inquiry3 Credit hours   

Integration of conceptual, theoretical, and empirical knowledge as a basis for evidence-based practice in nurse anesthesia. Examination of the processes required to develop best practice models through the systematic analysis of research.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 741 Adv HC Prac/Phys As6 Credit hours   

The Introduction ot Health Care Clinical Practicum provides the student with a beginning knowledge and proficiency in all phases of anesthetic management (pre-anesthesia, induction, maintenance, post-anesthesia)

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
NUR 741-A Health Care Practicum5 Credit hours   

The Clinical Practicum prepares the student for the full scope of current practice and requires a minimum of 550 clinical cases including a variety of procedures, techniques, and speciality practice.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 741-C Health Care Practicum5 Credit hours   

Continuation of MPNA 741-A

Pre-req: NUR 741-B.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 741A Health Care Clinical Practicum1 Credit hour   

The Clinical Practicum prepares the student for the full scope of current practice and requires a minimum of 550 clinical cases including a variety of procedures, techniques and specialty practice.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
NUR 741B Nurse Anesth Prof Practice3 Credit hours   

Continuation of NUR 741.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
NUR 741C Health Care Practicum6 Credit hours   

Continuation of NUR 741.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
NUR 744 Regional Anesthesia1 Credit hour   

Continuation and conclusion of materials started in NUR 741.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

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Physical Therapy

PT 700 Gross Anatomy for PT5 Credit hours   

Lecture and laboratory focusing on anatomical structure and function of the human body. Cadaveric dissection provides practical experiences allowing students to develop working images of the body and its function.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 701 Neuroanatomy4 Credit hours   

Normal and abnormal structure and function of central, peripheral and autonomic systems, neurodevelopment, and neural mechanisms mediating motor control and pain with emphasis on clinical relevance to physical therapy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 702 Neuro Evaluation1 Credit hour   

Comprehensive screening, exam and evaluation of patients with neurological dysfunction with focus on selection and interpretation of examination components in order to discern underlying pathophysiology reflective of neurological dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 704 Neurorehabilitation4 Credit hours   

Theoretical basis and clinical application of neurophysiological approaches to treatment utilizing motor control, sensorimotor development and integration principles, including discussion and practice of current methods of evaluation and intervention.

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PT 710 Intro to Human Movement3 Credit hours   

Lecture and laboratory introducing students to basic histology of connective, nervous, epithelial and muscle tissue utilized in human movement, palpations skills, goniometry and manual muscle testing.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 711 Human Movement I4 Credit hours   

Biomechanical terminology and principles, muscle actions, joint mechanics, joint segments and whole body movement pattern analysis, and mastery of human movement observational analysis skills necessary for differential diagnosis of movement dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 712 Human Movement II4 Credit hours   

Reviews maturation of movement systems, lifespan motor skills development, and contemporary theories of motor control and learning to build evidence-based foundations for evaluation and management of movement dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 713 Human Movement III2 Credit hours   

Assessment of constraints to normal movement, application of standardized tools for assessment of movement dysfunction, examination of statistical data (population specific reliability, validity, sensitivity, specificity, odds ratios) of said tools.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 720 Advanced Clinical Physiology3 Credit hours   

Reviews normal human cellular- and organ-level physiology, histology, and function and introduces related topics of pathophysiology including: clinical signs and symptoms, clinical laboratory science, medical management and pharmacological issues.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 721 Applied Ex Phys3 Credit hours   

Physiological effects of exercise and training in heathy individuals and individuals with pathological dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 731 Clinical Skills3 Credit hours   

Theory/practice of essential physical therapy skills, including clinical decision making, interview, postural and functional assessment, safe patient handling techniques of positioning, bed mobility, transfers, and use of assistive devices.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 732 Therapeutic Interventions3 Credit hours   

This 3 credit hour course introduces students to teaching and learning principles through the application of physical, thermal, and mechanical modalities and therapeutic interventions. Therapeutic interventions include activities to improve joint and muscles.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 741 Medical Pathology in PT I2 Credit hours   

Pathological conditions, and medical and surgical considerations for treatment of genetic, gastrointestinal renal, endocrine and metabolic, immune, hematologic, and infectious disorders in patients treated by physical therapists.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 742 Medical Pathology in PT II2 Credit hours   

Pathological conditions, and medical and surgical considerations for treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in patients treated by physical therapists.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 744 Med Pathology in PT IV3 Credit hours   

This course reviews the functional neuroanatomy and neuropathlogy correlated with select neuropathlogical conditions or injury, focusing on etiology, epidemiology, medical/surgical considerations, neural substrates of cognitive, perceptual, and sensorimotor function in patients treated by physical therapists.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 746 Medical Tests and Measurements1 Credit hour   

Basic principles of medical diagnostic tests, such as laboratory tests, medical imaging, sonography and EKG, commonly encountered in physical therapy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 747 Pharmacology in Rehab2 Credit hours   

Examination of the effects of commonly used prescription, over the counter and homeopathic drugs. Focus on method of action, indications, contraindications, side effects and impact on physical therapy patients.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 750 Foundations of Phys Ther2 Credit hours   

Introduces students to medical terminology, historical foundations, and contemporary practice of physical therapy, traditional and emerging roles and responsibilities and professional behaviors of the physical therapist and issues of self-awareness and communications.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 751 Legal & Ethical Issues in PT2 Credit hours   

Development of cultural competence, analysis and practice of communications skills including documentation, professionalism, group dynamics and leadership to assume roles of practitioner, instructor, supervisor, and leader.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 752 Professional Practice II2 Credit hours   

Introduction to legislative process, liability, and legal and ethical issues, including considerations of task delegation and supervision of patients/clients, physical therapist assistants, staff, and students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 753 Professional Practice II2 Credit hours   

Teaching and learning principles, practitioner and clincial instructor roles, clinical education program, facility, faculty, and student responsibilities, clinical and program evaluative instruments, patient advocacy and preparation for community service opportunities.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 754 Health Care Delivery Systems1 Credit hour   

Micro and macro principles of healthcare delivery systems, sites, and organizations and pro bono services. Legalities of appropriate documentation for third party payers and federal insurance programs are addressed.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 755 Service Learning Practicum1 Credit hour   

Allows participation in service learning programs emphasizing advocacy for the health needs of the region, as well as coordination with community agencies.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 756 Administration in PT3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on administration of clinical practice in multiple settings. Information about licensure, attainment and retention of employment, professional organization membership, residency and fellowship programs, and specialization.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 758 PM&BC in PT Practice1 Credit hour   

Introduction to patient motivation and behavioral change in physical therapy practice. Emphasis on practical strategies to promote healthy patient/client change leading to improved human movement and overall health

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 761 EBP I2 Credit hours   

Decision making, diagnosis, and hypothesis development, utilization of information sources, and principles, concepts, and skills required to critically analyze and conduct clinical research in physical therapy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 762 EBP II1 Credit hour   

Principles, concepts, and basic skills required to conduct clinical research in physical therapy. Topics include research design, sampling, bias, sensitivity and specificity, questionnaire design, statistical computing, conceptual review of literature.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 763 EBP II2 Credit hours   

Students are guided through the process of a Systematic Literature Review development on a topic selected by the student and their Faculty Research Advisor and learn to apply principles of research to the clinical decision making process and to make recommendations for practice.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 764 EBP III1 Credit hour   

Continuation of Evidence Based Practice III where students receive continued guidance in the completion of the faculty led capstone project begun in EBP III. Presentation of capstone required before graduation.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 765 EBP IV1 Credit hour   

Continuation of Evidence Based Practice IV where students receive continued guidance in the completion of the faculty led capstone project begun in EBP III. Presentation of capstone required before graduation.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 766 EBP V1 Credit hour   

Continuation of Evidence Based Practice V where students receive continued guidance in the completion of the faculty led capstone project begun in EBP III. Presentation of capstone required before graduation.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 767 EBP VI1 Credit hour   

Continuation of Evidence Based Practice VI where students receive continued guidance in the completion of the faculty led capstone project begun in EBP III culminating with presentation of completed capstone.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 771 Clin Application Seminar I1 Credit hour   

A seminar course designed to foster application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on clincial interview and basic evaluation skills.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 772 Clin Application Seminar II1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on general interventions in neuromuscular dysfunction.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 773 Clin Application Seminar III1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clincial skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on musculoskeletal dysfunction of the extremities.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 774 Clin Application Seminar IV1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on spinal pathology and neuromuscular dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 775 Clin Application Seminar V1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on cardiopulmonary and complex neuromuscular dysfunction.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 776 Clin Application Seminar VI1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Interdisciplinary management of patients with complex concerns.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 777 Clin Application Seminar VII1 Credit hour   

Continued application of information and clinical skills learned in concurrent and prior DPT coursework in a small group discussion and pseudo-clinical setting. Focus on health promotion and chronic disease prevention.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 781 Musculoskeletal 13 Credit hours   

The basic principles of orthopedic medicine including an overview of etiology, diagnosis, and surgical management will be covered. Physical Therapy examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of extremities and spine will be emphasized.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 782 Musculoskeletal II4 Credit hours   

Advanced concepts of musculoskeletal examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of the extremities and spine will be covered. An evidence-informed/clinical reasoning-based manual therapy approach will be used including mobilization and manipulation.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 783 Cardiopulmonary in PT4 Credit hours   

An overview of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems pathologies, medical diagnosis and management and physical therapy diagnosis, examination, assessment and management of related physiological and movement dysfunctions.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 784 Integumentary3 Credit hours   

Review of structure, function, and applied pathophysiology of the integumentary system. Translate knowledge towards PT examination and management of common integumentary impairments with focus on prevention, restoration, and optimizing independence.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 785 Health Promo and Nutrition2 Credit hours   

Development and maintenance of healthy lifestyles for patients and clients. Focus on disease prevention, nutritional needs, and the benefits of exercise as well as managing individuals with injury or disease.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 786 Rehab in Select Pops I3 Credit hours   

Principles of evaluation and treatment in the areas of pediatrics and geriatrics. Emphasis placed on biopsychosocial aspects of developmental disabilities, coordination of care and complexities of multi-system and multi-organ disease.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 787 Rehab in Select Pops II2 Credit hours   

Principles of evaluation and management of patients with amputation and/or neuromuscular disorders to maximize functional independence. Focus on prosthetic and orthotic prescription, components, fabrication, fit, and use during functional activities.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 788 Rehab in Select Pops III1 Credit hour   

Principles of physical therapy management of select patient populations including bariatrics, women's health, oncology, and selected progressive and chronic diseases.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 789 MSK III1 Credit hour   

Advanced diagnosis and management approaches for complex orthopedic and sports PT populations will be covered. Differential diagnosis of upper and lower quarter pathology, along with specialized treatments unique to this population will be emphasized.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 791 Clinical Internship I4 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical education experience emphasizing continued development and reinforcement of clinical skills in clinical settings. Competence is expected in areas of the material presented to date in the curriculum.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 792 Clinical Internship II6 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical education experience emphasizing continued development and reinforcement of clinical skills in various clinical settings. Competence is expected in areas of the material presented to date in the curriculum.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 793 Clinical Internship III8 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical education experience emphasizing continued development and reinforcement of clinical skills in various clinical settings. Competence is expected in areas of the material presented to date in the curriculum.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail Grading Mode
PT 798 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the supervision of a qualified faculty member. Hours of credit are determined by the magnitude of the project. (PR: permission of Chair of School of Physical Therapy)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PT 799 Integration & Review1 Credit hour   

Integration and review of clinical physical therapy principles and concepts in preparation for the National Physical Therapy Board Examination.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Public Health

PH 601 Intro Public Health1 Credit hour   

An introduction to public health, including its foundation and history, principles and charactersitics of the discipline, professional roles, and individual career development and planning.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 602 Public Health Biology2 Credit hours   

Reviews biological bases of public health issues, including principles of disease development, including genetics, oncogenesis, and immunology. My be waived for those holding appropriate degress in biological or clinical sciences.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 603 Intro to Rural Health3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the particular issues of rural health, both domestically in the U.S. and internationally.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 610 Intro to PH2 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to the field of public health, how it works, and provides students with an opportunity to become familiar with essential concepts and resources in public health.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 611 Epidemiology3 Credit hours   

An introduction to basic concepts of including risk, study design, and analysis. Students apply these techniques to examine outbreaks, and evaluate preventives, diagnostics and treatments.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 615 Health Sys Research3 Credit hours   

An introduction to research in public health. Students examine prerequisites to successful study, as well as issues including funding, protocol design, data management, analysis, collaboration, and publication.

Co-req: PH 611, PH 621
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 616 Clinical Trials3 Credit hours   

An examination of methods and issues in conducting clinical research. Includes critical aspects of study design, protocol development, recruitment and consent, and assessment of outcomes.

Pre-req: PH 611 and PH 621.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 617 Meth Comp Study3 Credit hours   

Examination of methods to determine the relative value of preventive, diagnostic and treatment alternatives for efficacy, cost, and practical application. Models include meta-analysis, comparative effectiveness trials, and data mining.

Pre-req: PH 611 and PH 621.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 620 PH Issues2 Credit hours   

Provide practical situations and contemporary issues in public health where students apply knowledge and theoretical concepts from coursework, strengthen existing skills/analytic thinking, and apply public health core competencies.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 621 Statistical Methods I3 Credit hours   

Introduction to statistical principles and methods. Includes descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will gain experience in the use of SPSS software, and in the interpretation and communication of statistical tests.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 622 Statistical Methods II2 Credit hours   

Examination of procedures including multiple linear and logistic regression, survival analysis, advanced non-parametric tests, repeated measures. Students gain experience in the use of SAS software for data management and analysis.

Pre-req: PH 621.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 631 Environmental Health2 Credit hours   

Introduction to environmental health principles, practices and policy. Students gain knowledge of the study, assessment, prevention and mitigation of exposures adversely affecting health.

Pre-req: PH 621.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 641 Social Behavioral Aspects PH2 Credit hours   

Examination of the application of social and behavioral sciences in public health, with emphasis on behavioral theory and related mechanisms for effecting individual and group changes in health status.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 642 Health Communications2 Credit hours   

Students learn methods to communicate health information effectively with disparate groups, develop communications strategies appropriate to diverse content and audiences, and gain skill in utilizing innovative interactive media.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 650 MPH Practicum6 Credit hours   

To provide students with opportunity to apply concepts and knowledge from the MPH curriculum and demonstrate competency in the public health practice setting.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PH 651 Public Health Services2 Credit hours   

An introduction to public health management, planning, implementation and evaluation. Students gain an integrated understanding of public health resources and their effective utilization to improve health.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 653 Rural Health Addiction2 Credit hours   

Introduction to the public health issues of, and interventions for, alcohol, tobacco, and drug addiction in the Appalachian region, with a special emphasis on opioid addiction and drug overdose.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 655 Intro Health Policy2 Credit hours   

An introduction to legal and policy foundations of U.S. health care, including its delivery, regulation and financing. Students develop skills in policy analysis and formulation, and learn principles of advocacy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 656 Topics in Health Policy3 Credit hours   

A study of current issues of health policy, including major issues of health reform. Students apply their skills to formulate, package, and present their own health policy proposal.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 657 Public Health Prog Eval3 Credit hours   

This course deals with the application of research methods to evaluate public health programs and health services.

Pre-req: PH 621 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 660 Environmental PH3 Credit hours   

This graduate course provides students with a broad knowledge base of environmental public health science by addressing the significance of the environment on human health and wellness.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 661 Chronic Disease3 Credit hours   

Examination of major chronic diseases including mechanisms of development, risk, diagnosis and interventional strategies. Scope of the course includes cardiovascular, respiratory and neurodegenerative disorders, as well as diabetes and cancer.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 662 Control of Inf Disease3 Credit hours   

Examination of infectious diseases from a public health perspective, including strategies for prevention, treatment, control and eradication.

Pre-req: PH 611.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 663 Health Behavior3 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to the models of health behavior as it applies to public health.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 671 Community Health3 Credit hours   

Students learn how to facilitate programs and capacity building to enable communities to identify and address health issues. Students gain training in surveying and interviewing, and in health impact assessment.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 672 Global Health3 Credit hours   

An introduction to global health, including examination of disparities, development. The roles of governments, NGOs and citizens are examined; and students gain experience in issue analysis and developing health strategies.

Pre-req: PH 611.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 678 Principles Epi in PH3 Credit hours   

Basic epidemiology principles, concepts, and procedures useful in the surveillance and investigation of health-related states or events. It is designed for federal, state, local government and private sector health professionals responsible for disease control.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
PH 686 Health Information Technology3 Credit hours   

An introduction to health information technology applications and issues, as well as the growing impact of advances in biotechnology on public health.

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PH 689 Community Outreach Health3 Credit hours   

Applied and experiential course in designing and implementing a community health outreach project for the improvement of health in rural Appalachia.

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PH 691 Health Promo & Disease Prevent3 Credit hours   

This graduate course provides students with a broad knowledge base of health promotion and disease prevention in public health.

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PH 692 Seminar1 Credit hour   

Introduction to health science literature review and critique, as well as presentation of research and practicum reports.

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PH 693 Law and Ethics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the legal and ethical foundations of public health practice, including study of how individuals, practitioners, organizations and government address key issues.

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PH 694 Practicum3 Credit hours   

Applied public health experience conducted under guidance of a faculty advisor and site preceptor, including a specific set of proposed project and learning objectives, and utilizing a community partner.

Pre-req: PH 611 and PH 621 and PH 641 and PH 686 and PH 693.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PH 695 Research3 Credit hours   

Student research project, under guidance of the faculty advisor. Student project may include work towards thesis.

Pre-req: PH 611 and PH 621.

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PH 696 Capstone3 Credit hours   

Course provides a structured and mentored process for students to produce written and oral components of a capstone project on a selected topic or question. (PR: Prior or current PH 694 or PH 695)

Pre-req: PH 694 (may be taken concurrently) or PH 695 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PH 694 or PH 695
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Social Work

SWK 501 Foundations of Gen Practice I3 Credit hours   

This is the first in a sequence of two courses designed to develop the practice knowledge and skills necessary for MSW students to begin professional social work practice. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of generalist practice.

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SWK 511 Foundations of HBSE3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to enhance student's understanding of human behavior in the context of the social environment. The course includes content on theories and knowledge relative to human behavior and includes content on lifespan development, diversity, and culturally sensitive social work practice.

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SWK 521 Foundations of Social Policy3 Credit hours   

The initial focus of this course is to provide students with an historical background of social welfare and social work. Students will learn how to analyze social policies focused on the social welfare institution.

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SWK 531 Foundations of Gen Practice II3 Credit hours   

This is the second of two courses in MSW social work practice focused on preparing the student for entry into professional social work. Particular emphasis placed on the micro level of practice, working with individuals and families.

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SWK 541 Foundations of Research3 Credit hours   

Introduction to scientific, analytic, approach to building knowledge and skills, including: role of concepts and theory, hypothesis, formulation, operationalization, research design, data collection, data processing, statistical analysis, introductory computer skills, and report writing.

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SWK 551 Foundations of Field Practicum1-9 Credit hours   

This course is part of the field practicum experience where students are supervised in a social welfare agency for 400 clock hours. Building on foundation practice skills, students will apply knowledge, values, and skills to the generalist practice experience under the supervision of a licensed social worker.

Pre-req: SWK 501 and SWK 511.

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SWK 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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SWK 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SWK 613 Adv Human Behavior Social Env3 Credit hours   

Social Work 613 is the second course in a two-course sequence that promotes a multidimensional understanding of human functioning and behavior across systems and the life course. This course specifically examines human behavior and functioning among individuals and families.

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SWK 615 Psychopathology3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a solid foundation for understanding psychopathology and provides the knowledge for psychological diagnosis in clinical social work practice.

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SWK 622 Int Health Policy & Services3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to provide intensive study of the evolution of the integration of primary care and behavioral health services and to provide an opportunity for students to synsthesize and apply this learning to the practice of policy in the behavorial health service arena.

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SWK 623 Mil MH & Impact of Trauma3 Credit hours   

The course explores the effects of deployment and combat stress on the physical and mental health of active duty U.S. service members and their families.

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SWK 630 Int MH, Substance Use & Trauma3 Credit hours   

this course identifies and explains ways to which clients with a diagnosis of trauma and co-occuring mental health and substance use can be treated simultaneously.

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SWK 631 Int Health Models & Pract3 Credit hours   

This course prepares social workers to work collaboratively with cross disciplinary teams of providers. Social workers will be prepared to work in a variety of roles and functions, and possess the necessary skills to engage with highly diverse populations.

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SWK 633 Adv Clin SW Prac Ind Fam3 Credit hours   

This course builds upon first year human behavior and practice foundation courses from a trans-disciplinary perspective. The goal is to facilitate integrating this knowledge with advanced analysis of research and theory for social work practice in healthcare settings.

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SWK 634 Adv SW Prac Gps Com & Org3 Credit hours   

This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to understand community, group, and organizational behaviors and the planned change process. Particular focus will be on rural and underserved populations.

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SWK 642 Adv Social Research I3 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to the philosophical and methodological issues of qualitative research. The course focuses on practicing various methods with the goal of producing a small qualitative study.

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SWK 643 Adv SW Research II3 Credit hours   

Program and intervention development and evaluation research in health settings; issues and skill development in program design and methods for evaluation.

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SWK 650 Und Military Culture3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to train students to understand the military culture within which military families function. The course looks at stressors such as deployment, diversity of military family structures and a range of diversity filters which impact the military family and military culture.

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SWK 653 Adv Field Practicum1-9 Credit hours   

This course provides concentration year students with an agency-based field instruction and classroom seminar for advanced learning and practice opportunities. The practicum takes place during the second semester of the concentration year.

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SWK 655 Comorb Ment & Phy Disorders3 Credit hours   

The course focues on behavioral health issues as related to prevention, assessment, treatment, and evaluation, and the effective implementation with all individuals to include military and military affiliated individuals, including veterans and their families.

Co-req: SWK 634
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SWK 670 Adv Theory & Pract Child3 Credit hours   

The course builds a framework for social work interventions using normative developmental supports and mental health case planning. Students will develop advanced clinical social work practice knowledge and skills for working with children and adolescents with mental health risks.

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SWK 673 Family & Community Violence3 Credit hours   

This course provides content covering various types of violence through the lifespan. Specifically, child abuse, school violence, juvenille violence, family violence, workplace violence, and elder abuse will be analyzed and discussed. The course will consider the risk factors, current policies, practices and interventions with vulnerable populations.

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SWK 681 Suicidology3 Credit hours   

The course explores concepts of suicide as a public health issue. The course provides students with an understanding of suicide language and evidenced based clinical practice techniques.

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SWK 682 Human Trafficking3 Credit hours   

Human Trafficking is grounded in fundamental concepts related to trafficking of human beings. Multiple forms of human exploitation as well as implications for social policy and interventions are discussed.

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Sport Tourism and Hospitality Management

STHM 505 Sport Psychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of theory, research, and application of psychological principles related to sport and exercise.

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STHM 511 Ethics in Sports3 Credit hours   

A philosophical examination of both the fundamental ethical principles, as well as, the most common ethical dilemmas and controversies found in sports.

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STHM 516 Facility Design & Management3 Credit hours   

This course covers quantity, location, and design standards for facilities. Includes safety, functionality, durability, and maintenance requirements in planning and design.

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STHM 525 Sport in Film3 Credit hours   

The relationship between sports and feature motion pictures are analyzed in the historical, social and cultural contexts.

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STHM 530 Sport Law3 Credit hours   

The study of the basic principles of the legal system as they operate in the environment of American sport.

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STHM 540 Women in Sport3 Credit hours   

The history of women in sport, gender equity, opportunities for women in intercollegiate and professional sports (such as participant, coach, trainer, journalist, agent and promoter), and physiological perspectives.

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STHM 552 Sports Analytics3 Credit hours   

By using various tools such as sport analytics, key performance indicators (KPI), balanced scorecard, and other techniques, this course focuses on exploring, identifying and solving problems using data.

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STHM 575 Sem Sport MGT MKT3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of all aspects involved in the Sports Management and Marketing field through classroom lectures, guest speakers, and field trips.

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STHM 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics are experimental courses that offered by the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management department.

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STHM 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics are experimental courses that offered by the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management department.

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STHM 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics are experimental courses that offered by the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management department.

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STHM 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics are experimental courses that offered by the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management department.

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STHM 596 Olympic Games3 Credit hours   

Exploring the important role of the Olympic Movement in politics since the modern Olympic Movement in 1896.

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STHM 615 Legal Concerns in STHM3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and the ability to apply the legal doctrines that will enhance their ability to problem-solve effectively and make prudent management and operational decisions.

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STHM 624 Current Issues in STHM3 Credit hours   

An in-depth look at current issues affecting all areas of the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management field.

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STHM 643 Sport in Social Process3 Credit hours   

An in depth analysis of the processes by which sport evolved as a significant component of modern American life.

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STHM 652 Organ Behav Sprt Leis Indus3 Credit hours   

Examine the complexity of human behavior in organizational settings in sport and leisure industry, and the role of managers and leaders in affecting that behavior.

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STHM 660 Internship3-6 Credit hours   

The placement of an individual into a Sport, Tourism and Hospitality agency to observe and participate in its operation.

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STHM 671 Research in Sports Studies3 Credit hours   

This course provides student with a fundamental understanding of research principles, concepts, methods, techniques, and application related to sports studies.

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STHM 674 Sport Finance Economics3 Credit hours   

This course will provide students with an understanding of financial and economic principles relevant to the sport industry. The course also provides a comprehensive coverage of current economic and financial issues confronting the sport industry.

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STHM 675 MKT MGT of Sport Industry3 Credit hours   

Advanced level of marketing concepts in sports industry.

Pre-req: ESS 670 with a minimum grade of D or STHM 671 with a minimum grade of D.

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STHM 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Research opportunities in the STHM field are broad. Students can choose to work with one of the faculty members on a research direction which the faculty and student choose.

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STHM 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent studies are tutorials, directed and independent readings, directed and independent research, problem reports, and other individualized activities which allow students to explore in depth a specific aspect.

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STHM 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent studies are tutorials, directed and independent readings, directed and independent research, problem reports, and other individualized activities which allow students to explore in depth a specific aspect.

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STHM 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent studies are tutorials, directed and independent readings, directed and independent research, problem reports, and other individualized activities which allow students to explore in depth a specific aspect.

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STHM 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent studies are tutorials, directed and independent readings, directed and independent research, problem reports, and other individualized activities which allow students to explore in depth a specific aspect.

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STHM 696 Seminar in STHM3 Credit hours   

Course is designed to provide students with an overview to all aspects involved in the Sport, Tourism and Hospitality field through classroom lectures, guest speakers, and field trips.

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