College of Liberal Arts

Courses

Anthropology

ANT 511 Deconstructing Appalachia3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the historical and cultural significance of Appalachia in the American experience and imagination.

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ANT 512 Appalachian Field Exp I3 Credit hours   

Supervised fieldwork in an Appalachian community studying the social and cultural characteristics of the area.

Pre-req: ANT 511.

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ANT 528 Arch Theory and Analysis3 Credit hours   

An introduction to archaeological theory and its application to the material record of cultures past and present.

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ANT 540 African Cultures3 Credit hours   

Comparative analysis of the ethnic groups of Africa using archaeological and ethnographic data.

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ANT 564 Design Planning & Health3 Credit hours   

Social scientific study of how places where people live, work, and recreate affect quality of life and overall health with an emphasis on design decisions within urban and regional planning.

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ANT 565 Disaster, Culture & Health3 Credit hours   

Study of contemporary environmental and social problems emphasizing health impacts of natural and technological disasters on communities around the world.

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ANT 566 Culture and Environment3 Credit hours   

This course will examine the symbolic and structural dimensions of struggles over defining, organizing, and controlling the natural environment from a biocultural perspective.

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ANT 567 Culture through Ethnography3 Credit hours   

In depth exploration and comparison of diverse cultural groups through reading and discussing ethnographic texts.

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ANT 568 National Identity3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the cultural, political and economic processes that contribute to the creation and maintenance of the modern nation state as an imagined community.

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ANT 572 Language Gender Body3 Credit hours   

Uses methods and theories from anthropology, linguistics, and sociology to examine how gendered bodies in different cultures are constructed through ways of acting in the social world.

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ANT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics of interest not covered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics of interest not covered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics of interest not covered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics of interest not covered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly sch- eduled classes.

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ANT 591 Theory in Ethnology3 Credit hours   

Introduction to major theoretical traditions of cultural anthropology with emphasis on the connection between fieldwork and development of theory.

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ANT 600 Ethnographic Research3 Credit hours   

An advanced project-based introduction to ethnographic research design and practice.

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ANT 609 Professionial Development3 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes.

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ANT 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes.

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ANT 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes.

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ANT 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes.

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ANT 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes.

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Arts & Society - Humanities

A&S 500 Prds/Mvmts Wstrn Art & Music3 Credit hours   

The course relates major periods, schools, and movements to the culture of the place and time. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

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A&S 501 Stdys/Non-Western Art & Music3 Credit hours   

Studies emphasizing non-Western art or music (e.g., Chinese art; art of the Middle East). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

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A&S 510 Comparative Arts3 Credit hours   

Study of artistic movements and specific stypistic features in art, music and literature. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

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A&S 550 Sunrise Internship3 Credit hours   

A specially designed project under the guidance of specialists at Sunrise Museums (requires special permission from the program dirtector and Sunrise Museums).

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A&S 560 Film Art & Popular Media3 Credit hours   

A consideration of films as the successors to earlier popular literature. Relevant aspects of media history and techniques will be examined.

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A&S 600 Selected Topics in Arts & Soc1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics in arts and society. The specific topic will be announced in the schedule of classes. Students may take up to nine hours in selected topics.

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A&S 620 Selected Topics/Decorative Art1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics in history and practices of decorative arts (e.g., interior design, furniture styles, architecture)

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Communication Studies

CMM 501 Organization Communicatn3 Credit hours   

Investigation of information flow in organizations with emphasis on identifying communication problems.

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CMM 502 Rhetorical Theory3 Credit hours   

An exploration of theories of rhetoric from the Greek philosophers to the present. This course will examine the strategic use of symbols in persuasive discourse.

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CMM 504 Rhetorical Comm Criticism3 Credit hours   

An examination of the construction of rhetorical texts and the effects they produce.

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CMM 506 Interviewing3 Credit hours   

Skill development in the question-answer-response process as it applies to a variety of interiewing situations.

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CMM 508 Leadership & Group Comm3 Credit hours   

A study of the variables affecting, and affected by, the communication process in small groups, with particular em- phasis upon leadership variables.

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CMM 509 Theory Persuasion Change3 Credit hours   

Study of the relationship between persuasion and social change, including theories of attitude and behavioral change and contemporary theories of persuasion.

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CMM 511 Communication Std & Res3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the advanced study of theory and research areas with emphasis on communication research methods and reporting.

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CMM 513 Theories of Interpersonal Comm3 Credit hours   

A survey and analysis of theories related to interpersonal communication in relationships. Emphasis is on the communication processes and contingencies underlying relationship development, maintenance, and disengagement in various interpersonal contexts.

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CMM 521 Gender and Communication3 Credit hours   

An exploration of gender as an organizing principle for communication.

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CMM 550 Direction Speech Activity3 Credit hours   

Direction of extra-curricular speech activities-assemblies, forensic events, etc.

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CMM 556 Computer-Mediated Comm3 Credit hours   

This course explores the impact of computer-mediated communication on human organization.

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CMM 576 Communication for Cls Tch3 Credit hours   

Knowledge and utilization of interpersonal communication skills in all teaching-learning environment.

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CMM 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 601 Prob & Meth Com Research3 Credit hours   

An introduction to graduate studies, including clinical and research applications; quantitative and qualitative research methodology; critical analysis of clinical instruments and research literature.

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CMM 602 Comm Consult Strategies3 Credit hours   

An in-depth analysis of diagnostic and intervention strate- gies employed by communication consultants. Strategies in- clude communication network analysis, communication process observation and consultation, communication role and norm negotiation, and team building.

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CMM 603 Nonverbal Communication3 Credit hours   

This course examines the major dimensions of study in nonverbal communication, and the functions and effects of nonverbal messages.

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CMM 605 Qual Research Methods3 Credit hours   

This course provides an introduction to qualitative research methods and their application in communication studies.

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CMM 606 Study Communication Thry3 Credit hours   

An extensive investigation into the major concepts of con- temporary communication theory.

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CMM 620 Communication & Conflict3 Credit hours   

An exploration of the theory, research, and practice of communication in understanding and negotiating interpersonal conflict.

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CMM 650 Leaders/Movements Com Ed3 Credit hours   

The study of speech-communication education from the time of the Greeks to the present, with emphasis upon the evolution of communication education to meet the needs of contemporary society.

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CMM 656 Seminar in Public Com3 Credit hours   
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CMM 670 Interpersonal Health Comm3 Credit hours   

Explores communication demands of human healthcare and healthcare promotion; examines communication controversies in the modern healthcare system, and examines communication strategies to resolve healthcare problems.

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CMM 671 Health Comm Campaigns3 Credit hours   

Examines communication processes that influence human behavior and public policy through health promotion campaigns, including theories and practices of health behavior change and designing, implementing, and evaluating health communication interventions.

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CMM 673 Sem Interpersonal Comm3 Credit hours   

Intensive treatment of principles and processes underlying dyadic communication. Designed to enable the student to diagnose and intervene to resolve communication problems.

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CMM 674 Seminar Comm Pedagogy3 Credit hours   

Primarily for graduate teaching assistants to develop instructional skills of preparation, presentation and evalu- ation; to understand instructor duties and requirements, and to exemplify interpersonal skills in dealing with students.

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CMM 675 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

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

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CMM 676 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

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

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CMM 677 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

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

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CMM 678 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

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

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CMM 680 Grantwriting-Nonprofits3 Credit hours   

Provides a communication framework for analyzing a nonprofit agency; reviews the steps in grantwriting; matches the needs of the nonprofit organization with the grantfunder; and syntheses the material required to write a successful grant.

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CMM 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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CMM 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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CMM 689 Internship1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in communication. (PR: Permission of Department Chair)

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Cultural Studies-Humanities

CULS 500 Stdys in Thought & Culture3 Credit hours   

Basic concepts and cultural expressions in words, principally of area or period studies, such as classical Western, medieval Western, modern European and American.

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CULS 530 Appr to Communic Criticism3 Credit hours   

Course examines the theoretical approaches to criticism across the broad range of media, with focus on the philosophy behind each and on their various applications.

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CULS 540 World Religions3 Credit hours   

Study of several religions as they developed within their individual times and cultures.

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CULS 550 Ethics3 Credit hours   

A critical examination of ethical theories as seen in a detailed examination of several works. Theories may include naturalism, intuitionism, non-cognitivism, unitarianism, and natural law.

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CULS 560 History of Ideas3 Credit hours   

A study of the efforts of philosophers to construct general conceptions of the world. Recent approaches in the investigation of oncology and cosmology will be examined.

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CULS 600 Selected Topics in Cultural St1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics in an area of cultural studies. The specific topic will be announced in the schedule of classes. Students may take up to nine hours in selected topics.

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CULS 610 Seminar in Appalachian Culture3 Credit hours   

Exploration of selected aspects of culture (e.g., art, music folklore, history, literature), emphasizing regional culture from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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CULS 611 Appal Std: Themes & Voices3 Credit hours   

This interdisciplinary course orients students to the significant issues and research in Appalachian studies. Important political, social, and cultural issues will be considered. Research areas are introduced.

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CULS 612 Time & Place in Appalachia3 Credit hours   

This interdisciplinary course orients students to the importance of geography, topography, and geology to the history and development fo the Appalachian region.

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CULS 620 Women/Men & Cultural Change3 Credit hours   

A study of gender differences from sociological and philosophical perspectives. Topical areas covered include communications, law, literature, popular culture, ethics, and business.

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CULS 650 Classical Fdtns Comm Studies3 Credit hours   

Cause surveys major contributions to rhetorical theory during the classical period and the development of rhetorical criticism in the centuries since. Philosophers/ writers will include Plato, Aristotle, Cicero and Quintilian

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CULS 651 1st Amendment-Social/Ed Issues3 Credit hours   
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CULS 652 Communications/Social Mvmts3 Credit hours   

Course examines the role of communication in successful social movements. Contemporary reform movements are analyzed to determine communication strategies, organizational issues, leadership concerns and rhetorical focus.

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CULS 653 Media & the Political Process3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the study of political rhetoric, the course relates rhetorical theory to political communiction and considers the impact of political communication in government, the electoral process, and society.

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English

ENG 500 Listening/Speaking in Context3 Credit hours   

This course promotes the development of English language fluency by nonnative speakers of English. It specifically targets the language skills necessary for successful oral communication within a graduate school context.

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ENG 501 Reading in Context3 Credit hours   

This course prepares nonnative speakers of English to meet the challenges of reading for academic purposes at the graduate college level by improving their reading skills and English language proficiency.

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ENG 502 Comp & Rhet for Teachers3 Credit hours   

Study of rhetorical invention and models of composing process, with intensive practice in writing.

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ENG 505 History English Language3 Credit hours   

The phonology, spelling, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of previous language periods as background to Modern English.

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ENG 506 Composition in Context6 Credit hours   

This course for nonnative speakers of English focuses on written English within a graduate school context. Attention is placed on grammar, mechanics, research, American English rhetorical conventions, and process writing.

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ENG 507 Writing, Editing & Doc Design3 Credit hours   

Study of the principles and practices of professional writing, editing, and document design.

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ENG 508 Writing in the Digital World3 Credit hours   

Development of writing skills and strategies with an emphasis on digital texts and genres.

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ENG 509 Milton3 Credit hours   

Biographical and critical study, including Milton's English poetry and prose, and his literary and intellectual milieu.

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ENG 510 Shaks Comedy Tragedy & Rom3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of Shakespeare's comedies, tragicomedies and late romances. Also includes the Sonnets and Venus and Adonis.

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ENG 511 Chaucer3 Credit hours   

The poetry of Chaucer, including the Canterbury Tales, in the light of medieval tradition and critical analysis.

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ENG 512 Shaks Hist & Tragedies3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of Shakespeare's histories and Tragedies.

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ENG 514 19th Cent English Novel3 Credit hours   

Austen, Scott, the Brontes, Eliot, Dickens, Thackeray, Trollope, Meredith, Hardy, Butler, Wilde, and their contemporaries.

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ENG 515 Victorian Poetry3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on Tennyson, the Brownings, Arnold, Hopkins, Christina Rossetti, Hardy and the pre-Raphaelites.

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ENG 516 Victorian Nonfiction3 Credit hours   

Essays, speeches, treasties, and other works from Britain's Victorian age. Includes such authors as Arnold, Carlyle, Darwin, Huxley, Eliot, Martineau, Mill, Newman, and others.

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ENG 517 English Drama to 16423 Credit hours   

Non-Shakespearean English drama from its beginnings to the closing of the theatres.

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ENG 519 Approaches Teaching Lit3 Credit hours   

The intensive study of the pedagogy of literature and literary critical theory and its classroom applications.

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ENG 521 American Lit to 18303 Credit hours   

Study of American literature of the Puritan, Colonial, and Federal periods, including such authors as Jonathan Edwards, Edward Taylor, Anne Bradstreet, Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Washington Irving, and Catharine Maria Sedgwick.

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ENG 522 American Lit 1830-18653 Credit hours   

American literature of the Romantic Period, including such authors as Emerson, Poe, Melville, Hawthorne, Dickinson, Whitman, Fuller, Douglass, Stowe, and other figures of the period.

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ENG 523 American Lit 1865-19143 Credit hours   

American literature of the Realistic and Naturalistic periods, including such authors as Howells, Twain, James, Dreiser, Chesnutt, Wharton, Crane, and Chopin.

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ENG 524 American Literature after 19143 Credit hours   

American literature after 1914, including such authors as Faulkner, Hemingway, Cather, Mailer, Carver, Vonnegut, Morrison and others.

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ENG 526 Appalachian Lit & Theory3 Credit hours   

Appalachian Literature and Theory conducts an in-depth study of aspects of Appalachian culture and literature through the lens of select literary and social theories such as multiculturalism, feminism, or post-colonialism.

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ENG 528 International Literature3 Credit hours   

Readings in contemporary literature from the non Anglo-European world. Texts by Asian, African, South American, Australian, and other authors.

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ENG 530 Young Adult Literature3 Credit hours   

Critical study of literature intended for adolescent and pre-adolescent readers. Focus on coming-of-age and identity issues, and on texts representing cultural, ethnic, and social diversities of U.S. and world literatures.

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ENG 531 Writing for Nonprofit3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on the genres and strategic applications of writing for nonprofit organizations. Students will analyze relevant texts and resources while writing and producing materials that nonprofits require.

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ENG 532 Contemporary Literature3 Credit hours   

Examines literature of the present and its influences, including the inter-relationship between literature and other forms of textual/cultural production (e.g., cinema, television, popular music, comix/managa, ‘zines, blogs, hypertext).

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ENG 533 Contemp English Poetry3 Credit hours   

Principle poetry since the Victorian period.

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ENG 534 Contemp American Poetry3 Credit hours   

Principle poetry since 1900.

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ENG 535 Modernism3 Credit hours   

A study of trans-Atlantic Modernist writers, including both poetry and prose.

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ENG 536 Medieval English Lit3 Credit hours   

Old English elegiac and heroic poetry; Middle English lyrics and romances; the Ricardian poets and Malory

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ENG 537 Tudor Lit 16th Century3 Credit hours   

Survey may include works by More, Skelton, Wyatt, Sidney, Spenser, Nashe, Marlowe, Raleigh, Lyly, Sidney, Mary Sidney, and Shakespeare, excluding drama.

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ENG 538 17th Century Lit3 Credit hours   

Survey may include Donne and the Metaphysical poets, the Cavalier lyricists, Bacon, Browne, Wroth, Cary, Lanyer, Herbert, Jonson, Burton, Walton, Hobbes, and Bunyan.

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ENG 547 English Romantic Poets3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelly, and Keats.

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ENG 555 Literary Criticism3 Credit hours   

Historical study, with application of principles.

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ENG 560 Comp and Writing Center Theory4 Credit hours   

Introduces students to the study of teaching writing in a classroom setting and in one-to-one tutoring. (PR: graduate program admission)

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ENG 566 Literacy Studies3 Credit hours   

Theories of writing and reading development with a focus on cultural, linguistic, and rhetorical influences on literacy acquisition.

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ENG 567 Visual Rhetoric3 Credit hours   

Study of the production, strategies, reception, and persuasive effects of visual texts.

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ENG 569 Creative Writing Pedagogy3 Credit hours   

A study of the professional and pedagogical methods and theories related to teaching and designing courses in creative writing.

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ENG 570 Form/Theory: Creative Writing3 Credit hours   

Readings in contemporary literature (fiction, non-fiction, and poetry) addressing the work in terms of the formal and theoretical concerns that drive it. Course text will challenge notions of genre, form, theory, and practice.

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ENG 575 Intro to Linguistics3 Credit hours   

The structural and descriptive approach to study of the English language.

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ENG 576 Structures of English Language3 Credit hours   

Study of the structures of English grammar, including how these structures relate to punctuation, language acquisition, dialect variation, and the history of English.

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ENG 578 Intro to Sociolinguistics3 Credit hours   

Sociolinguistics is the study of the effects of language in society, relevant to discourse practices, language attitudes, variations, shifts, and changes.

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ENG 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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ENG 591 Poetry Workshop3 Credit hours   

A practical and intensive class in exploring the varieties of creative expression; exercises on the creating of verse in different forms and styles.

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ENG 592 Fiction Workshop3 Credit hours   

A forum for presentation, discussion, and refinement of the student’s work, either short stories or novels.

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ENG 593 Creative Nonfiction Workshop3 Credit hours   

A writing workshop where students develop and refine their original creative nonfiction (memoir, biography, essays, travel/leisure writing, etc.), employing techniques typically reserved for fiction (dialogue, narrative, poetic language, etc.).

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ENG 615 TESOL Methods3 Credit hours   

This course aims at teaching English for academic purposes, ranging from teaching language skills to pragmatics to cultural understanding, in relation to theories of language and language learning.

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ENG 617 TESOL Curriculum Dev3 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to core principles of curriculum development for the language classroom. Students develop the abilities to critique and adapt textbooks and to design and create classroom materials.

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ENG 618 Language Assessment3 Credit hours   

Students are introduced to core principles of language assessment. By exploring a varietyh of assessment techniques, students develop the ability to critique current assessments and to build their own assessments.

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ENG 622 Second Language Learning3 Credit hours   

This course starts with an overview of disciplinary frameworks of language development, then addresses the four major theoretical perspectives: linguistics, cognitive, sociolinguistic and sociocultural.

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ENG 624 20th Century British Novel3 Credit hours   

Major British novelists of the twentieth century.

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ENG 625 20th Century American Novel3 Credit hours   

Major American novelists of the twentieth century.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

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ENG 626 Systemic Functional Grammar3 Credit hours   

This course is a general introduction to the principles and practice of Systemic Functional Grammar with an emphasis on the paradigmatic meaning making potential of language systems.

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ENG 627 Text Analysis3 Credit hours   

Text analysis compares crucial aspects of English syntax, discourse pragmatics, and prepositional and lexical semantics with those of other languages.

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ENG 628 20th Cent African-American Lit3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of selected novels, plays and poems of the period.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

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ENG 630 Materials & Meth Research3 Credit hours   

Instruction and practice in scholarly literary research. Required among first 12 hours of course work and prior to admission to candidacy for the Master of Arts degree with a major in English.

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ENG 631 Major American Authors3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of selected American authors.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

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ENG 632 Topics in American Lit3 Credit hours   

Concentrated study of continuing themes or influences in American literature; for example, narrative perspectives, regional influences, or conflictinag agrarian and industrial values.

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ENG 633 ENG Research Applied Lin3 Credit hours   

To inform students of various approaches to research in applied linguistics. To equip students with the critical skills to evaluate research with the end result of conducting their own research.

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ENG 634 Teaching EAP3 Credit hours   

To help students understand the characteristics of academic English, and to train pre-service ESL or EFL teachers on how to teach English for academic purposes.

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ENG 635 Major Texts3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of a single major text from any period of British, American, or anglophone literature, leading to mastery of the text, its critical responses, and its influences.

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ENG 636 Selected English Writers3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of a small group of selected English writers such as the Metaphysical Poets, the Cavalier Poets, or the Bloomsbury Group.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

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ENG 637 Topics in English Lit3 Credit hours   

A concentrated study of themes or influences in English literature; for example, narrative strategies, medievalism, the pastsoral mode, or conflicting moral, social or literay values.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

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ENG 638 Language and Context3 Credit hours   

Survey of genre and register analysis research from the three perspectives of ESP (English for Special Purpose), New Rhetoric, and Systemic Functional Linguistics.

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ENG 639 CALL3 Credit hours   

This graduate seminar course introduces students to general topics of computer-assisted language learning (CALL), focusing on the use and research of computer technologies in second-language teaching and learning. Students will gain updated pedagogical knowledge on the integration of CALL in language classes, and also develop competence to evaluate and conduct research in CALL.

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ENG 640 Composition Pedagogy3 Credit hours   

This course builds on composition theory to address the various pedagogies and strategies most commonly practiced in the beginning composition classroom. Required for graduate assistants in English.

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ENG 645 Res Method Comp & Rhet3 Credit hours   

An applied survey course in the theories, methods, and designs of research in the discipline of Composition and Rhetoric.

Pre-req: ENG 560.

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ENG 646 Topics Rhetoric Composition3 Credit hours   

Study of prevailing topics in Rhetoric and Composition. Topics may include Eco-Rhetoric, Assessment, and the Rhetoric of Science, among others.

Pre-req: ENG 560.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 648 Feminist Rhetorics3 Credit hours   

Study of the ways language shapes and is influenced by gender and identity.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 650 Special Topics3 Credit hours   

Topics designed by individual professors according to special interests (outside of strictly English or American literature subjects) and approved departmentally on a year- to-year basis, to be offered the following year.

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ENG 651 Special Topics3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 652 Special Topics3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 653 Special Topics3 Credit hours   

Topics designed by individual professors according to special interests (outside of strictly English or American literature subjects) and approved departmentally on a year- to-year basis, to be offered the following year.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 660 Literary Theory3 Credit hours   

Intensive introduction to one or more literary or cultural theories, familiarizing students with the major developments, terms, premises, and debates of the theory or theories in question.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 661 Studies in Genre3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of one or more literary genres, familiarizing students with the major developments, terms, premises, and debates concerning the genre or genres in question.

Pre-req: ENG 630.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 665 Creative Writing Workshop3 Credit hours   

An intensive multi-genre study of the best practices for the writing and revising of creative writing.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 670 TESOL Practicum I3 Credit hours   

This supervised practicum engages students in classroom observation and promotes their ability to reflect on classroom practice.

Pre-req: ENG 615 or ENG 617 or ENG 651.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENG 671 TESOL Practicum II3 Credit hours   

In this supervised practicum, students design and implement lessons in language classrooms. Students receive feedback on their teaching and engage in the practice of reflection.

Pre-req: ENG 670.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENG 675 Professional Topics in Writing3 Credit hours   

A study of professional topics on the writing, editing/publishing and teaching of writing in the current literacy and job markets.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 681 Thesis1-9 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 630.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENG 682 Portfolio1-9 Credit hours   

Extensive revision and creation of new original writing for the purposes of demonstrating knowledge and ability, as well as preparing students for further graduate study or the job market.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENG 683 Comprehensive Exams1-9 Credit hours   

Preparation and extensive reading for exams in three areas of study. Students are expected to demonstrate expertise in these three areas through completion of essay exams.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENG 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study

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ENG 689 Internship1-4 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in English.

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Geography

GEO 502 Geography of Appalachia3 Credit hours   

A study of the geography of Appalachia, including landforms, climate, settlement patterns, population, economics, resources, politics, and environmental changes.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 504 Geography of Europe3 Credit hours   

An examination of the geography of Europe focusing on contemporary issues, including climate, culture, economics, environmental change, everyday life, international relations, landforms, language, politics, population, religion, and urbanization.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 505 Political Geography3 Credit hours   

An examination of contemporary patterns, processes, and problems of political geography in global perspective, including globalization, colonialism, imperialism, geopolitics, nationalism, diplomacy, international borders, governance, political representation, and future projections.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 506 Population Geography3 Credit hours   

An examination of contemporary patterns, processes, and problems of population geography in global perspective, including fertility, mortality, demographic change, migration, malnutrition, urbanization, natural resource sustainability, and future projections.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 508 Geog of South & Middle America3 Credit hours   

A study of settlement, transportation, manufacturing agriculture, geopolitics and natural resources of South and Middle American countries.

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GEO 510 Urban Geography3 Credit hours   

Study of the evolution, morphology and land use, functions, and problems of urban areas, with emphasis on governance, planning, and the social and environmental impacts of urbanization.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 511 Health and Medical Geography3 Credit hours   

An examination of contemporary issues and problems in health and medical geography, including the spatial aspects of global health, health care policy, and disease origins, diffusion, and ecology.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 522 Environmental Geography3 Credit hours   

Geographical survey of enviromental changes caused by human activities. Focus on resource availability and use; pollution of air, water, and biosphere; energy problems, and human interaction with natural movement.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 523 Cartography & GIS3 Credit hours   

An introduction to cartography as the cornerstone of geographic information systems/science. Students will learn GIS-based map making, interpretation, and design. The course explores cartographic techniques to represent and visualize data.

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GEO 524 Transportation Geography3 Credit hours   

A geographic analysis of transportation and its spatial organization. Concepts, models, and analytical methods related to traffic demand, network configuration, and allocation of transport facilities are covered.

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GEO 525 Climatology4 Credit hours   

A study of elements of weather and climate, methods of climatic classification, and distribution and characteris- tics of world climatic regions.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 526 Principles of GIS4 Credit hours   

This course allows incoming graduate students to obtain foundational GIS skills required to succeed in more specialized graduate level GIScience courses.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 529 Princ of GIS 2-Vector Analysis4 Credit hours   

Continuation of GEO 526 Principles of GIS, including additional principles like data management, cartographic design, and geocoding; and vector analyses like spatial patterns analysis, spatial autocorrelation, and network analysis.

Pre-req: GEO 526 or GEO 530.

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GEO 530 GIS-Raster Analysis4 Credit hours   

GIS raster analysis, including local, neighborhood, and zonal operations, terrain analysis, building raster databases, distance modeling, and surface interpolation. Data collection and input from readily available sources, creation of custom data using GPS, and advanced spatial analysis using GIS.

Pre-req: GEO 526 or GEO 529.

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GEO 531 Remote Sensing & Photogram4 Credit hours   

Scientific study of the earth using images and data captured using satellite-or aircraft-borne sensors, with emphasis on issues of acquisition, photogrammetric interpretation, spatial analysis, and application.

Pre-req: GEO 526 or GEO 529 or GEO 530.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 532 Enterprise GIS3 Credit hours   

Principles and techniques for planning, implementing, and managing Geographic Information Systems technologies in a firm or agency.

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GEO 533 GPS & Mobile Geospatial T3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the design and deployment of Global Navigation Satellite Systems such as GPS (Global Positioning System) and their application to mobile map systems.

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GEO 534 Flood Hazards and GIS3 Credit hours   

Application of principles of flood hazards preparation, disaster management, and mitigation using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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GEO 540 Spatial Statistics and GIS4 Credit hours   

Statistical methods applied to problem solving in geography and using GIS for display and analysis. Primary focus on descriptive and inferential spatial statistics, mapping, and spatial analysis of data.

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GEO 554 Drones:Remote Sensing & GIS3 Credit hours   

Learn FAA rules and safety procedures; prepare for Remote Pilot licensing exam; operate drones to collect remote sensing data; process imagery for analysis; integrate sUAS imagery with existing GIS data.

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GEO 560 Weather Analysis4 Credit hours   

Introduction to reading weather maps and meteorological analysis techniques including satellite and radar image interpretation and numerical weather prediction.

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GEO 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects to cover unusual geography topics not in the regular course offerings of the depart- ment.

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GEO 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects to cover unusual geography topics not in the regular course offerings of the depart- ment.

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GEO 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects to cover unusual geography topics not in the regular course offerings of the depart- ment.

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

Selected geography subjects to cover unusual geography topics not in the regular course offerings of the depart- ment.

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GEO 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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GEO 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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GEO 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 601 Colloquium in Geography1-3 Credit hours   

Speaker series introducing and sharing knowledge and experiences with geographic focus. Students are to learn from the knowledge and experience of faculty members, graduate students, alumni, and scholars.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
GEO 607 Economic Geography3 Credit hours   

Topics in economic geography including industrial location, transportation systems, economic development, international trade relationships and globalism.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 615 Geographic Thought3 Credit hours   

Survey of the history, literature, prominent individuals, and major paradigms in geography. Review of the major concepts in geography and an introduction to various methods of geographic inquiry.

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GEO 616 Geographical Research Methods3 Credit hours   

Students examine/practice four research methods in geography--qualitative, quantitative, GIScience, and field/lab methods--and learn to choose among them and use them for their own research and analysis.

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GEO 617 Seminars in Geography1-3 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects/topics not included in the regular course offerings of the department are considered, using a seminar approach to learning.

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GEO 618 Seminars in Geography1-3 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects/topics not included in the regular course offerings of the department are considered, using a seminar approach to learning.

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GEO 619 Seminars in Geography1-3 Credit hours   

Selected geography subjects/topics not included in the regular course offerings of the department are considered, using a seminar approach to learning.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 620 Problems in Environ Geog3 Credit hours   

Geographic aspects of world environmental problems including such topics as global warming, acid rain, energy supplies, population growth and soil depletion.

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GEO 623 Regions of North America3 Credit hours   

This seminar course examines regional geographies of North America with an emphasis on the research and methods for delineation of regions.

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GEO 631 Applied GIS Projects3 Credit hours   

Use of advanced GIS techniques to solve community-service research problems.

Pre-req: GEO 530.

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GEO 634 GIS Databases & Programming3 Credit hours   

Configuration and management of geospatial databases. Python scripting for analysis, geoprocessing, and workflow automation within a GIS environment.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 679 Applied Project1-3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GEO 690 Internship in Geography1-6 Credit hours   

Student will be employed a minimum of 300 hours with an agency approved by geography department. Faculty advisor and agency will consult periodically on student progress.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Historical Studies - Humanities

HIST 514 EUROPEAN DIPL HIST 1919-PRESEN3 Credit hours   
HIST 559 RECENT AMERICAN HISTORY3 Credit hours   
HIST 580 Ethnic Hist of West Virginia3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on the contributions that individuals and groups with diverse ethnic backgrounds have made to the economic, social, and cultural history of the state.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HIST 585 Coal Mine Life/Work/Culture3 Credit hours   

This course provides students with a better understanding of the continuing economic, political, environmental and cultural impact which the extraction of coal has had on West Virginia.

HIST 600 Selected Topics/Hist Studies1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics in history. The specific topic will be announced in the schedule of classes. Students may take up to nine hours in selected topics.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HIST 601 Historic Preservation3 Credit hours   

Course broadens historical awareness and provides practical applications of historical knowledge. It covers the built environment and focuses on the history, processes and legal basis of the historic preservation movement.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HIST 602 SEMINAR IN HISTORICAL STUDIES3 Credit hours   
HIST 610 SELECTED TOPICS IN BRITISH HIS1 Credit hour   
HIST 620 Civil War & Reconstruction3 Credit hours   

This course examines the complex causes and lasting effects of the American Civil War. Issues such as slavery, sectionalism, emancipation and Reconstruction will receive attention.

HIST 650 THE IDEA OF THE AMER FRONTIER3 Credit hours   
HIST 680 SELECTED TOPICS IN W. VA. HIST1 Credit hour   

History

HST 501 History of Appalachia3 Credit hours   

This course will explore the historical and historiographical development of Appalachia and the economic, political, and cultural forces that have shaped the lives and communities of mountaineers.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 505 Amer Diplomacy 1900-Pres3 Credit hours   

American foreign relations in the 20th century. The gradual retreat from isolation in the period between World Wars I and II and modern American involvement in international commitments will be stressed.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 506 Tudor & Stuart England3 Credit hours   

A history of England under the Tudors and Stuarts, focusing primarily on demographic, social, cultural, and political developments.

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HST 507 History of Sexuality3 Credit hours   

Examines the history of sexuality in North America in the context of cultural, legal, economic, political, and social history from the 16th century to the present.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 508 History of LGBT Peoples3 Credit hours   

A survey of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender history in the United States from the colonial period to the present.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 509 American Revolution3 Credit hours   

A varied view of the American Revolution and its impact on the American people.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 513 Hist Old South 1492-18603 Credit hours   

The History of the Old South is a study of the political, economic,social, and cultural conditions in the South that led to the development of the South as a distinct section in the United States.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 514 Am Civil War & Reconstruc3 Credit hours   

The course will include a discussion of the economic, political, social, and cultural differences lead- ing to the Civil War, the war itself, and an analysis of the political and economic importance of reconstruction.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 515 Hist New South 1877-Pres3 Credit hours   

The History of the New South is a study of the political, economic, social, and cultural changes in the South after reconstruction that explain conditions in the contemporary South.

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HST 517 U.S. West to 19003 Credit hours   

A study of the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the US West to 1900, along with West's place in our public memory.

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HST 521 Renaissance & Reformation3 Credit hours   

The impact of the Renaissance upon esthetic, economic, and political developments especially in the 15th and 16th centuries. The decline of Catholicism and the growth of the Protestant movement, and the influence of the two movements upon each other is stressed.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 524 US Science & Technology3 Credit hours   

A study of the development and impact of science and techology in the U.S.

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HST 525 European Hist 1814-19143 Credit hours   

A century of European political, economic, and social history. Its relationship to and influence upon the history of other world areas is noted. The impact of imperalistic rivalry is emphasized.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 527 The World at War3 Credit hours   

This course explores the Second World War. It probes the nexus of diplomacy, politics, ideology, military strategy and operations, economics, and technological innovation that generated a truly global "total war."

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 528 Intel & Cult Hist Mod Europe3 Credit hours   

A survey of the main currents in European thought and culture in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 530 Soviet Russia and Beyond3 Credit hours   

The rise and fall of the Soviet Union, with emphasis on political and exonomic changes and Soviet foreign policy, and including an examination of the aftermath of the Soviet Union's collapse.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 531 America in the Gilded Age3 Credit hours   

A study of America's transformation from a rural, agrarian nation into an urban, industrial world power, the final destruction of the American Indian, the settlement of the West, and the farmers' revolt.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 534 The Vietnam War3 Credit hours   

A study of the origin and escalation of American involvement in Vietnam, the domestic impact of the war within the United States and the collapse of the South Vietnamese government.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 535 Modern Japan3 Credit hours   

Begins with an overview of nineteenth century Japan and stresses the twentieth century rise of Japan to the position of world power.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 536 Modern China3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview of Chinese history in the modern era (1600 to the present), including the major political, cultural, social, and intellectual events and trends of this period.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 537 Intro Public History3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the basic theories, ideas, and approaches to the application of historical theory or methods to projects presented to non-student publics; local and economic development applications and projects emphasized.

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HST 538 Stuff and Things in History3 Credit hours   

This course investigates the rich potential of "things" - objects, landscapes, buildings, household utensils, furniture, foods, works of art, clothing, etc. as sources of insight about American history and culture.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 539 Modern China Through Film3 Credit hours   

Through a combination of film, lectures, discussions, and writings, the course will show how China took its unique path to modernization.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 540 West Virginia History3 Credit hours   

An interdisciplinary study of the state, its people and its institutions within the national context.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 543 20th Century US Women's Hist3 Credit hours   

This course explores the lives and experiences of US women in the 20th century, but always with an eye on power.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 546 Rise of Atlantic World3 Credit hours   

This course considers the expansion of Western Europe, beginning in the early 1400s, to Africa, Latin America, and other parts of the Atlantic world.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 547 Film and Empire3 Credit hours   

This course explores the nature and importance of empire through the reading of key texts and the study of selected films.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 548 British History in Film3 Credit hours   

This course explores selected aspects of British history through the study of films and key texts.

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HST 549 World War I in Film3 Credit hours   

This course explores the origins, course, and meaning of World War I (1914-1918) through the use of selected films and readings.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 553 The Kennedy Assassination3 Credit hours   

This course explores the events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 554 History of Ireland3 Credit hours   

This course covers the history of Ireland from the Middle Ages to the Present.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 558 Spies in History3 Credit hours   

This course explores the role played by spies and espionage in modern history.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HST 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HST 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HST 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 600 Methodology3 Credit hours   

A research and writing seminar in which students are taught and must exhibit the skills and methodologies of practicing research historians.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 601 Tudor England 1485-16033 Credit hours   

In this course students will examine in depth several selected themes in Tudor history through reading, class discussions, examinations, and a research paper.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 602 Stuart England 1603-17143 Credit hours   

An analysis of the Social, Intellectual, Economic, Cultural, and Political History of England in the Stuart Century.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 605 Social & Econ Prob Am Col3 Credit hours   

A study of the English colonies America with emphasis on slavery, minorities, and social and economic change.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 607 Prob Eur Hist 1890-19233 Credit hours   

An analysis of the politics, diplomacy and military strategy of the period of the First World War. Special emphasis is given to the origin of the war, the war itself, the peace settlement and the Russian Revolution and its aftermath.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 610 Readings in History2-3 Credit hours   

Readings in topics fitted to the need of the individual student. They may deal with any graduate area. This course is ordinarily restricted to off-campus students and is used sparingly.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 632 Seminar in Reconstruction3 Credit hours   

A reading and research course in which each student investi- gates a specific issue related to the reunification of the nation after the Civil War.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 633 Prob Amer Hist 1877-19173 Credit hours   

A research course in which the student probes a selected problem within the chronological span, 1877-1917.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 634 Prob Amer Hist Since 19173 Credit hours   

A research course in which a student probes a selected problem within the period since 1917.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 635 Oral/Local History Seminar3 Credit hours   

The course examines the field of oral history. Students will apply oral history methodology and other primary source documentation in researching a local topic. ques, the interview, processing of tapes, release form, ethics, and how to write grant proposals.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 636 Seminar in Women's Hst3 Credit hours   

A reading and research course in which the student investigates selected topics related to the history of women in America or Europe.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 640 Archives and Special Coll3 Credit hours   

The seminar will introduce the student to current practices and procedures used in the creation of archives and manuscript collections through extensive hands-on work, including the physical processing of a manuscript collection. The emphasis will be improvement of the student's historical research skills.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

(PR: Permission of Instructor)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

(PR: Permission of Instructor)

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HST 679 Problem Report1-3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HST 680 Public History Internship1-6 Credit hours   

Internship in an approved setting in Public History, Archives, Museum, Oral History, or Historical Preservation. Interns will be supervised by on-site staff and History Faculty.

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

Humanities

HUMN 530 Technology & the Humanities3 Credit hours   

This course surveys the effects of electronic media on the humanities and how they are taught in the postmodern society. Content will subsumeboth philosophical/ theoretical issues and technical matters

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

Courses and activities designed to meet specific needs of public school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not in degree programs.

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

Courses and activities designed to meet specific needs of public school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not in degree programs.

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

Courses and activities designed to meet specific needs of public school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not in degree programs.

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

Courses and activities designed to meet specific needs of public school personnel. Credit may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not in degree programs.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
HUMN 600 Intro to Study in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Interdisciplinary core course addresses questions/concepts central to the humanities. Texts from philosophy, history, literature, the arts and in the sciences provide insights into selected historical periods. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 601 Literary Theory & Criticism3 Credit hours   

Core course introduces modern critical approaches, concepts and methods of research and scholarship in the field of literature. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 602 Historical Studies3 Credit hours   

Core course acquaints students with problems of historical knowledge, changes in the interpretation of history, nature of historical forces, and methods of historical research. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 603 History & Theory of the Arts3 Credit hours   

Core course provides chronological survey of the arts, emphasizing the social, political and/or religious motives that underlie artistic production. Emphasis on theories of modern art. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 604 Expository Wrtng for Research3 Credit hours   

This core writing course develops proficiency in writing for research. Note: a degree student may demonstrate competency through an alternative assessment to have the requirement waived. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 605 Wstrn Trdtns/Contemp Cultures3 Credit hours   

Using primary materials from different cultural periods, as well as contemporary critical analysis, this core course explores epistemological questions that underlie conflicts between cultures. Open to non-degree students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 650 Selected Topics1-9 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 660 Independent Study in Human1-3 Credit hours   

Independent study in a particular area of interest. Open only to students near the end of their plans of study. Permission of program director is required

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
HUMN 680 Independent Research Symposium3 Credit hours   

Prerequisite: 24 credit hours, required courses, and comprehensive examination. A pro-seminar required of all Humanities degree students who are beginning the thesis or final projects. S-U grade.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
HUMN 681 Independent Research Symposium3 Credit hours   

Prequesite: Humanities 680. A continuation of the pro- seminar for students electing the thesis option. The student will produce a thesis suitable for submission to a committee S-U grade.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Latin

LAT 503 Roman Comedy3 Credit hours   

(PR: 6 hours of Latin literature numbered 304 or above or equivalent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 504 Roman Elegy: Prop & Tib3 Credit hours   

Close readings in Latin of selections from the elegies of Propertius and Tibullus.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 509 Roman Satire: Hor,Mart,Juv3 Credit hours   

Close readings in Latin of selections form the satires of Horace and Juvenal and the epigrams of Martial.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 510 Tacitus: Annals Agricola3 Credit hours   

(PR: 6 hours of Latin literature numbered 304 or above or equivalent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

(PR: 6 hours of literature numbered 304 or above or equivalent and consent of instructor)

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

(PR: 6 hours of literature numbered 304 or above or equivalent and consent of instructor)

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

(PR: 6 hours of litrature numbered 304 or above or equivalent and consent of instructor)

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

(PR: 6 hours of literature numbered 304 or above or equivalent and consent of instructor)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
LAT 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 625 Hist & Dev Latin Language3 Credit hours   

This course examines the linguistic, geographic, cultural and material concerns that influenced the development of the Latin Language.

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LAT 640 Advanced Prose Comp3 Credit hours   

A close study of advanced Latin grammar and style through composition in Latin.

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LAT 660 Special Author Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and the study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 661 Special Author in Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 662 Special Author in Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 663 Special Author in Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 664 Special Author Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 665 Special Author Lat Lit3 Credit hours   

A detailed study in Latin of a single author. Special attention will be given to style, genre, literary and cultural contexts, and study of secondary sources on the author.

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LAT 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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LAT 682 Special Topics Lat Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 683 Special Topics in Latin Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 685 Independent Study in Lat Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 686 Independent Study in Lat Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 687 Independent Study in Lat Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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LAT 688 Independent Study in Lat Lit1-4 Credit hours   
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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.

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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

Literary Studies - Humanities

LITS 510 Comparative Approaches to Lit3 Credit hours   

Exploration of literature via literary movements, themes, genres, or relationship to other disciplines. Specific works will be read and discussed as examples of the announced approach.

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LITS 520 Creative Wrtng/Pract Criticism3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the possibilities for communication and expression in contemporary writing with emphasis on comprehension of structure, technique and self-criticism of the writing experience.

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LITS 522 Selected Topics in Writing3 Credit hours   

The study of selected topics in writing (e.g., the expository essay, screen-writing, techniques of editing, etc.)

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LITS 540 Studies in Mythology/Folklore1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics in mythology and folklore (e.g., folk drama, folk tale, folk art). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

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LITS 580 Literature for Teachers3 Credit hours   

Study and appreciation of selected works with special reference to the high school curriculum.

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LITS 600 Sel Topics in Literary Studies1-6 Credit hours   
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LITS 615 Modern Southern Literature3 Credit hours   

Course surveys important figures in Southern literature since the Southern Literary Renaissance of the 1920's and the Agrarian and Fugitive Movements.

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LITS 625 Shakespeare:Text,Stage & Film3 Credit hours   

Focusing on selected Shakespearean plays, this course considers recent critical interpretations and explores how these have influenced stage and film productions. Contemporary adaptations of the plays will also be considered.

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LITS 636 Lit/Soc in Late 18 C England3 Credit hours   

This course examines biographies, social, political and scientific writing, literary texts and the arts from 1750- 1800 to understand English culture and the eighteenth- century world.

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LITS 660 Modern Irish Novel3 Credit hours   

This course examines the subject matter, techniques, and critical background of the maodern Anglo-Irish novel. Students will study representative examples by major novelists from the Republic and Northern Ireland.

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LITS 662 20th C Irish Drama3 Credit hours   

From the founding of the Abbey Theatre to the present, this course traces the development of Irish drama as art form and culture artifact.

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LITS 670 Contemporary World Fiction3 Credit hours   

Contemporary works of shorter fiction from around the world offer opportunities to apply cultural critiques and comparative literary perspectives, while considering the different national and cultural traditions presented.

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Management

MGT 500 Analytic Methods & Tech3 Credit hours   

Provides competency in some of the basic quantitative skills necessary for analytical work in business administration. Required of all candidates who have had little or no under- graduate background in mathematics.

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MGT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MGT 601 Quant Methods-Business3 Credit hours   

The use of quantitative methods for managerial decision making. A review of basic calculus and statistics as required in business. Other topics indlude decision analysis, linear programming and queuing. (PR: Full MBA Admission or Permission of MBA Director)

Pre-req: MGT 500.

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MGT 610 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3 Credit hours   
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MGT 611 Military Management I3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 611 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
MGT 612 Military Management II3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 612 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's strategic human resource management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
MGT 613 Military Management III3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 613 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's quantitative and analytical management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
MGT 620 Human Resource Management3 Credit hours   

The study of policies, methods, and techniques utilized in personnel management and human relations. Specific attention is given to problems of recruitment, selection. compensation, motivation, communications, training , service and benefit programs, performance evaluation, safety, discipline, business ethics, and community relations. (PR: MGT 320 or MKT 511; and GSM admission or permission of GSM academic advisor)

Pre-req: MKT 511.

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MGT 630 Mgt & Supervisory Skills Devel3 Credit hours   

An analysis and application of personal and organizational skills associated with the effective management of both public and private sector organizations. Skills to be developed or refined include time management,decision making, delegation, stress management, oral and written communication, team-building and others. Applied exercises, case studies, simulation, role play, films, and other learning methods are emphasized. (PR: MGT 672)

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission or permission of GSM academic advisor.

Pre-req: MGT 503 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission or permission of GSM academic advisor.

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MGT 655 Management of Small Business3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MGT 501 or MGT 501G.

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MGT 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the

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MGT 665 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS3 Credit hours   
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MGT 670 Management Consulting Skills3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 671 Business Admin Internship3 Credit hours   

Project-oriented experience in business operations and organizations intended for those students with insufficient experience in the field. (PR: Full Admission and permission of program director)

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MGT 672 Organizational Behavior3 Credit hours   

Basic ideas and concepts for the effective management of an organization. Major topics include motivation, communication and decision-making processes, group dynamics, leadership study, conflict management, work and organizational design, and organization development. Emphasis on the organizational behavior and theory.

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MGT 673 Prob Personnel Management3 Credit hours   

Principles and procedures of the personnel system in the firm; selected areas of recruitment and selection; training and development; performance appraisal and evaluation; gen- eral communications system; role of government in manpower administration.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 674 Prod/Operation Management3 Credit hours   

The study of operations management methods used in production, manufacturing, services and other business operations. Includes project management, capacity planning and transportation problems. (PR: MGT 601 and Full MBA Admission or Permission of MBA Director)

Pre-req: MGT 601.

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MGT 675 Prob Labor-Mgt Relations3 Credit hours   

Comprehensive coverage of the development of the field of industrial relations. The impact of organized labor and fed- eral social legislation of management decision. Alternative directions for future developments are studied.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 676 Organization Theory Desgn3 Credit hours   

Analysis of organizational systems and subsystems incorpora- ting, traditional, behavioral, and situational approaches to organizational and work unit design. Emphasizes environmen- tal interface and interdependencies as function of internal systems phenomena.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 677 Supply Chain Management3 Credit hours   

This course is a study of efforts to optimize actions of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and other selected modes in their endeavors to serve the ultimate customers.

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MGT 680 Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

The management of small business emphasizes how they are started and financed, how they produce and market their products and services and how they manage their human resources.

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MGT 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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MGT 692 Ethics/Global Aspects Bus3 Credit hours   

An examination of the Manager's social, ethical, and environmental responsibilities, not only to their domestic constituents, but also in the increasingly competitive international arena.

Pre-req: MGT 672.

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MGT 696 Admin Policy & Strategy3 Credit hours   

Capstone graduate business course for Master of Science students (HRM & HCA). Emphasis on policy and strategy issues in a service and/or public setting instead of within a "for-profit" environment.

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MGT 698 Independent Study in Mgmt1-3 Credit hours   
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MGT 699 Strategic Management3 Credit hours   

The study and application of top management's plan to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals, including; strategy formulation, implementation and control. (PR: Permission of GSM academic advisor)

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MGT 749 RESEARCH PAPER3 Credit hours   
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MGT 797 THESIS6 Credit hours   
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MGT 799 Business Policy3 Credit hours   
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Philosophy

PHL 500 Ancient Philosophy3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of major philosophers drawn from the ancient Greek and Roman period.

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PHL 501 Modern Philosophy3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of major movements in philosophy from the 17th century on, movements such as rationalism, empiricism, idealism, and existentialism. (PR: Any philosophy course)

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PHL 520 Metaphysics3 Credit hours   

A study of what Aristotle called "first philosophy" or the study of being -- later called metaphysics.

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PHL 521 Philosophy of Knowledge3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the nature and possibility of knowledge. (PR: Any philosophy course)

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PHL 551 Phil of History & Culture3 Credit hours   

Ancient and modern theories of the meaning and consequence of history and culture.

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PHL 555 Philosophy of Religion3 Credit hours   

Theories of the nature and functions of religion, including the meaning of religious language and problems of belief.

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PHL 560 Phil of Politics & Power3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the significance or the place in human reality of political organization, negotiation, strategy and power. (PR: Any philosophy course)

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PHL 565 Existential Philosophy3 Credit hours   

A survey of the contributions of leading existentialist philosophers of the past and present from Kierkegaard and Nietzche to Sartre and Tillich; course is conducted much like a seminar.

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PHL 570 Philosophy of Logic3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the nature of logic: whether logic is possible at all, how far it applies, and whether and how there can be conflicting logics. (PR: Any philosophy course)

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PHL 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PHL 599 Humanities Seminar3 Credit hours   
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Political Science

PSC 502 Politics of the Undead3 Credit hours   

A graduate survey of political thought, international relations theory, and political economy through the pop cultural lens of vampires, zombies, and other undead creatures.

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PSC 503 War and Popular Culture3 Credit hours   

A graduate survey of evolving depictions of political violence in film, television, graphic novels, video games, and popular music.

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PSC 505 UN & Global Organizations3 Credit hours   

Study of world and regional organizations as reflections of world politics, as instruments of foreign policies, and as forces for change and order, with emphasis on their role as channels for management of cooperation and conflict.

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PSC 506 International Relations3 Credit hours   

Study of major issues in world politics, with emphasis on theoretical approaches, problems of war and peace, and contemporary trends.

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PSC 508 Middle Eastern Politics3 Credit hours   

Study of the Arab States and such nations as Israel, Iran and Turkey in the contemporary setting.

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PSC 509 Western Democratic Politics3 Credit hours   

Study of such nations as Canada and those of Western Europe, particularly Great Britain and France.

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PSC 510 Post Soviet Politics3 Credit hours   

Study of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

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PSC 511 Latin American Politics3 Credit hours   

This course studies Latin American politics by sectors, such as landed elites, the military, the church, etc. Various styles of governance are considered. Case examples illustrate concetps discussed.

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PSC 512 Internat Political Economy3 Credit hours   

This course will examine the evolution and structure of the global economic system with emphasis on the development of the Liberal International Economic Order.

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PSC 515 International Law3 Credit hours   

Study of theories, origins, sources, development, present state, and trends of international law as a factor in various aspects of international politics.

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PSC 516 Politics of Development3 Credit hours   

A survey of major theories development and modernaization and issues confronting developing nations around the world.

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PSC 517 Homeland Security & Civil Lib3 Credit hours   

An examination of the policy issues involved in protecting the U.S. homeland from terrorist and other threats, with special attention to the impact such policies have on individual liberties.

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PSC 518 American Political Thought II3 Credit hours   

This course is a detailed examination of the philosophical and historical roots of American politics from Reconstruction through the present with emphasis on original texts.

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PSC 519 Women and Pol Thought3 Credit hours   

This course examines how women were conceptualized in the history of political philosophy and how women then began conceptualizing themselves and their relation to politics.

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PSC 520 Cur World/Regional Issues3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of specific world or regional problems, such as the politics of world hunger. The role of multi- national corporations, imperialism, third world communist movements, etc.

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PSC 521 American Political Thought I3 Credit hours   

Study of the development and influence of American Political Thought with an emphasis on the linkage of ideas to political and economic forces.

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PSC 523 American Foreign Policy3 Credit hours   

The study of descriptive, analytical, and normative aspects of American foreign policy with emphasis on contemporary problems and issues.

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PSC 524 Comparative Foreign Pol3 Credit hours   

Application of the comparative method to foreign policy decision-making and outputs. Comparisons within or between geographic regions.

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PSC 525 Classical Political Thought3 Credit hours   

Selective study of classics of Western political theory from earliest times through the 15th century, such as that of Plato, Aristotle, the Romans, Augustine, and Aquinas.

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PSC 526 Modern Political Thought3 Credit hours   

Selective study of classics of Western political theory from the 16th century through the 19th century, such as that of Machiavelli, Bodin, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hume, Burke, Mill, and Marx.

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PSC 527 Shapers and Definers3 Credit hours   

A study of political leaders who have shaped and defined the American constitutional tradition. A study of political leaders who have shaped and defined the American constitutional tradition.

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PSC 528 Islam and Politics3 Credit hours   

A study of Islamic political ideas, practices and institu- tions and their impact on the rise and development of contemporary Islamic movements, organizations and states.

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PSC 529 Politics of Confl & Rev3 Credit hours   

Study opf major theories of conflict and revolution with emphasis on cross-national explanations and outcomes.

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PSC 530 Political Ideologies3 Credit hours   

This course examines modern political ideologies including Liberalism, Conservatism, Anarchism, Socialism, Fascism, and Environmentalism with emphasis on the original texts.

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PSC 531 Politics of Global Terrorism3 Credit hours   

An examination of terrorism globally, both in its development and its current manifestations, with attention to its attractions, the difficulties of confronting it, and its implications for democratic society. Draws upon both classic and contemporary sources of polit- ical theory to address basic political issues inherent in public problems.

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PSC 532 Nonprofit Management3 Credit hours   

This course examines the principles and applied practices of nonprofit administration including theories of nonprofit formation, fundraising appeals, executive leadership, marketing, budgeting, and strategic management.

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PSC 533 Public Adm & Policy Dev3 Credit hours   

An examination of alternative theoretical approaches to the study of policy and administration and their implications for the use of policy to shape administrative practice.

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PSC 536 The American Judiciary3 Credit hours   

Structure and behavior in American national and state judicial systems, including analysis of their decision making and policy making functions, their procedures and administration, and problems and trends.

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PSC 540 Power In American Society3 Credit hours   

An examintion of some of the major theoretical approaches- puralist, elitist, etc.-to the study of power. A major concern is on the relationship between the distribution of political resources and the performance of political systems . Efforts to transform political systems are examined on the basis of cross-national research.

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PSC 542 Politics and Welfare3 Credit hours   

A comparative course examing the political institutional methods states use to assist citizens who are poor, primarily women and children. It also addresses behavioral concerns that shape welfare policy.

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PSC 544 Dictatorship & Democracy3 Credit hours   

An investigation of the strengths of democracies relative to dictatorships with regard to such dimensions as economic growth, income equality, health and welfare of citizens and war reduction.

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PSC 545 Environmental Politics3 Credit hours   

This course examines multiple perspectives on the relationship between humans and nature, focusing on how particular interpretations of this relationship determine how we translate environmental concerns into political problems.

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PSC 550 Administrative Law3 Credit hours   

A study of the basic legal framework of administrative organization, including the problems of administrative discretion, rule making and adjudication, regulatory agencies, and administrative responsibility in the democrat- ic state.

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PSC 552 Public Personnel Admin3 Credit hours   

Survey of Public Personnel Administration with particular attention on various facets of the merit system concept. Psychological and human relations aspects of the work situation and supervisor-subordinate interaction emphasized.

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PSC 553 Governmnt Budgetary Admin3 Credit hours   

Study of organization, administration, and accountability in the management of public funds, with emphasis on the politi- cal decision-making processes of budget formulation, rpesentation, and execution.

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PSC 554 Politics of the Workplace3 Credit hours   

A study of the contributions of the behavioral sciences to the study of organizations with stress on such concepts as leadership, motivation, power conflict, organizational design and decision making.

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PSC 560 Civil Rights & Liberties3 Credit hours   

The basic substantive and procedural elements of American constitutional liberties and civil rights with emphasis on historical development as influenced by social and political forces.

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PSC 561 Urban Prob & Pub Policy3 Credit hours   

Study of policy problems of metropolitan areas in terms of structures, alternatives, and outcomes.

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PSC 566 Appalachian Politics3 Credit hours   

Explores Appalachia as both a geographical region and a political construct, focusing on how politics shapes regional identity and the region's relationship to the United States.

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PSC 578 Politics and Video Games3 Credit hours   

An exploration of the power dynamics and politics at play in video games, the video game industry, and gaming culture.

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PSC 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

To offer a course on some special topic which is not ade- quately treated in the regular course offerings.

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PSC 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

To offer a course on some special topic which is not adequately treated in the regular course offerings.

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PSC 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

To offer a course on some special topic which is not adequately treated in the regular course offerings.

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PSC 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

To offer a course on some special topic which is not adequately treated in the regular course offerings.

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PSC 584 Constitutional Law3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the principles of American constitutional law and analysis of constitutional issues, emphasizing leading Supreme Court cases.

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PSC 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

These numbers are reserved for tutorials, directed and inde- pendent research, problem reports, etc.

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PSC 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

These numbers are reserved for tutorials, directed and inde- pendent research, problem reports, etc.

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PSC 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

These numbers are reserved for tutorials, directed and inde- pendent research, problem reports, etc.

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PSC 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

These numbers are reserved for tutorials, directed and inde- pendent research, problem reports, etc.

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PSC 600 Research Design3 Credit hours   

Philosophy of Science as applied to empirical political inquiry; elements of good research design, measurement theory, writing and critiquing research reports. (PR: PSC 211 or Permission)

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PSC 601 Reading-Political Science2-3 Credit hours   

Readings to meet the needs and interests of individual students.

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PSC 604 Data Analysis3 Credit hours   

A study of quantitative methods used in empirical research with an emphasis upon applied statistical analysis; writing and critiquing research reports.

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PSC 606 Seminar Judicial Politics3 Credit hours   
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PSC 609 Sem Internat Relations Theory3 Credit hours   
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PSC 611 Am Legislative Process3 Credit hours   
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PSC 612 Sem Am Executive Process3 Credit hours   
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PSC 614 Sem Comp Political System3 Credit hours   
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PSC 616 Public Adm Scope and Practice3 Credit hours   

Orientation to the field of Public Administration, ethics, professional standards and skills. Review of foundations, theories, and scope. Study of public management heritage and current trends and issues.

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PSC 618 Sem Public Administration3 Credit hours   
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PSC 620 Comparataive Public Admin3 Credit hours   

This course will serve as an introduction to the comparative study of public administration. Students will be introduced to several key areas of comparative administration research, including different methods used for analysis.

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PSC 621 Urban Administration3 Credit hours   

Principles and methods of urban administration in the U.S.

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PSC 622 Constitutions3 Credit hours   

A study of constitutions, their duration, distribution of power, contribution to a stable government and the rule of law. While the course is comparative, major emphasis is on the United States.

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PSC 629 Seminar Political Thought3 Credit hours   
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PSC 648 Sem State Govt & Politics3 Credit hours   

West Virginia government and political problems will receive special attention although other states may be considered.

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PSC 650 Seminar3 Credit hours   
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PSC 651 Seminar3-6 Credit hours   
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PSC 652 Sem Political Behavior3 Credit hours   
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PSC 660 Sem in Policy Analysis3 Credit hours   

Development of theoretical and methodological skills in the analysis of public problems and the use of policy in problem solving.

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PSC 675 Legislative Internship6 Credit hours   

Intensive work experience in the West Virginia legislative processes coupled with a seminar involving directed reading and the preparation of a paper. This is a cooperative pro- gram with West Virginia University and the Office of Legis- lative Services with only selected students participating.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSC 676 Internship / Practicum3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised internship / practicum where students apply public administration principles in an approved field setting.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSC 680 Master's Thesis Workshop3 Credit hours   

A writing workshop/seminar in which students will prepare their Master's Thesis Prospectus.

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PSC 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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Psychology

PSY 502 Adv Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of selected topics in social psychology.

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PSY 503 Applied Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Examination of the applications of social psychological methods, theories, principles and research findings to the understanding of social problems.

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PSY 506 Psychometrics3 Credit hours   

Mental test theory and applications.

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PSY 508 Abnormal Psychology3 Credit hours   

Study of the nature, causes and treatment of maladaptive human behavior.

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PSY 515 Child Psychology3 Credit hours   
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PSY 516 Psychology of Learning3 Credit hours   

Critical study of the major theories of learning and related research.

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PSY 517 Inter Behavioral Stat3 Credit hours   

An intermediate level presentation of descriptive and inferential statistics as applied in behavioral research. 2 lec-2 lab.

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PSY 518 Psychology of Personnel3 Credit hours   

Psychological principles and methods applied to functions in personnel administration.

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PSY 519 Theories of Personality3 Credit hours   
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PSY 520 Intro to I-O Psychology3 Credit hours   

A systematic study of the application of psychological methods and principles in business and industry. Emphasis is on research methods, motivation, training, leadership, personnel selection, employee safety, and job satisfaction.

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PSY 526 Cross Cultural Psychology3 Credit hours   

Emic and etic cultural concepts are considered from an American (subcultural) and international perspective. Cultural influences on healing, health and service are covered.

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PSY 527 Computer Applic in PSY3 Credit hours   

An introduction to computer applications in psychology, emphasizing data collection, management, organization, analysis and reporting.

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PSY 533 Curr Models of Psychotherapy3 Credit hours   

Introduction to theoretical models and related therapeutic strategies which influence the practice of modern psycho- therapy.

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PSY 540 Physiological Psychology3 Credit hours   

The relationships between physiological functions and bio- chemical processes and behavior.

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PSY 543 Health Psychology3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the contribution of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of illness.

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PSY 560 History & Systems Psych3 Credit hours   

Overview of Psychology from historical perspective.

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PSY 565 Love/Intimacy and Attachment3 Credit hours   

Examination of how childhood attachments, bonds, and relationships affect and influence adult perspectives on love, expectations, intimacy, fidelity, and commitment.

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PSY 575 Race Culture and Dev Processes3 Credit hours   

Examine the roles that race, ethnicity, and culture play in the physical, cognitive, intellectual, and social developmental processes of people of color.

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PSY 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 600 Teaching Psychology3 Credit hours   
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PSY 605 Ethic Legal & Prof Issue Psych3 Credit hours   

Introduction to ethical standards and issues, laws which influence psychological practice and current challenges facing psychology as a profession.

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PSY 606 Adv Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of selected topics in social psychology.

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PSY 608 Differ Diagnosis & Treat Plan3 Credit hours   
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PSY 610 Assessment of Adults3 Credit hours   

Principles and methods of psychological assessment for adults. Key issues in test construction and training in report writing. (PR: Admission to Clinical Psychology CR: PSY 620)

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PSY 611 Assessment of Children3 Credit hours   

Principles and methods of psychological assessment for children. Key issues in test construction and training and report writing. (PR: PSY 610, CR: PSY 621)

Pre-req: PSY 621 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 621
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PSY 615 Adv Developmental Psychology3 Credit hours   

Interpretation, evaluation, and selection of tests of ability, aptitude, attainment, interest and personality.

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PSY 616 Human Memory/Inform Proc3 Credit hours   

Theory and research relating to human learning, memory and decision processes.

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PSY 617 Applied Dev Psych3 Credit hours   

Application of Research in Developmental Psychology to issues of causes of clinical problems, issues of parenting, and factors to be taken into account in interventions.

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PSY 618 Psychopharmacology1 Credit hour   

Survey of psychotropic drug substances with emphasis on neuropharmacological bases of drug action, current research methods and therapeutic implications.

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PSY 619 Psychotherapy with Children3 Credit hours   
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PSY 620 Assessment Adults Practicum1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 621 Assessment Children Practicum1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 622 Research Sem in Psych3 Credit hours   

This seminar covers advanced topics in research design and methodology. Students will explore various methods available to address specific research questions in the behavioral sciences.

Pre-req: PSY 517 with a minimum grade of D.

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PSY 623 Experimental Design3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the design and interpretation of behav- ioral research. Emphasis is upon tests of significance and assumptions governing their application.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or (PSYC 521 or PSYC 521G).

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PSY 624 Multivariate Analysis3 Credit hours   

Multivariate analysis in behavioral research including multiple regression, analysis of variance, canonical correlation, and principal components and factor analysis.

Pre-req: PSY 623 or PSY 652.

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PSY 627 Social Psych Bases of Groups3 Credit hours   
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PSY 630 Adult Diagnosis & Therapy3 Credit hours   

Current diagnostic criteria for adult psychopathology, including prevalence, epidemiology and socio-cultural mileu; in-depth presentation of psychtherapy with adults, including psychodynamic, gestalt, crisis and other modalities. (PR: Admission to clinical psychology graduate program; instructor permission.)

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PSY 632 Behavior Therapy3 Credit hours   

Principles and techniques of the behavior therapies, and theories that underlie the behavioral approach.

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PSY 633 Individual Psychotherapy3 Credit hours   

A survey of the basic skills and techniques used in treating various forms of psychopathology.

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PSY 634 Group Therapy3 Credit hours   

Different types of group psychotherapy as appropriate for various problems and populations; intensive experience in at least two methods.

Pre-req: PSY 633.

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PSY 635 Child/Fam Diagn Therapy3 Credit hours   

The course covers psychopathology, diagnosis and treatment of the major child and family disorders including childhood anxiety, depression, deliquency, parent-adolescent conflict, eating disorders,and others.

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PSY 650 Performance Appraisal3 Credit hours   

The course will offer students a research-based investi- gation of the performance evaluation process within work organizations. Emphasis is given to human rater x ratee x appraisal system features interactions. (PR: Permission of the instructor.)

Pre-req: PSY 518 or MGT 620G.

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PSY 651 Adv Nonparametric Statistics3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

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PSY 652 Advanced Regression Techniques3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSYC 521G.

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PSY 654 Single Subject Analysis3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

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PSY 656 Research in Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 657 Research in Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 670 Clinical Practicum1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evalua- tion in a clinical setting. CR/NC grading.

Pre-req: PSY 608 or PSYC 608G and PSY 633.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 671 Clinical Practicum1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evalua- tion in a clincal setting. CR/NC grading.

Pre-req: PSY 608 and PSY 633.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 672 Cognition and Emotion3 Credit hours   

Theory and research findings in learning/memory, attention, problem solving, decision making, concept formation and perception. Emphasis will be on the cognitive and emotional factors that influence learning/memory and thinking.

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PSY 674 Biological Bases of Behavior3 Credit hours   
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PSY 675 Pract Teach PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised teaching experience in introductory psychology, including development of lectures, classroom demonstrations, quizes, tests, extra credit activities and syllabi.

Pre-req: PSY 600.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 676 Pract Teach PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised teaching experience in introductory psychology, including development of lectures, classroom demonstrations, quizes, tests, extra credit activities and syllabi.

Pre-req: PSY 600.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 680 Clinical Internship1-6 Credit hours   

Placement in an approved mental health setting for minimum of 400 hours. Supervised by on-site personnel in addition to psychology faculty.

Pre-req: PSY 671 or PSYC 725G.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 683 I-O Psych Internship3 Credit hours   

This course will offer students applied observational/ research experience in Personnel/Human Resource Departments under the supervision of professionals within the fields of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resources. (PR: Psy 5l8 or PSY 520 and Permission.)

Pre-req: PSY 518 and PSY 604 and PSY 624.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 690 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 691 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 692 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 693 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 694 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 695 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 697 Sem: Adv Res in Psychology3 Credit hours   

This seminar will provide advanced coverage of topics related to the design of research in psychology. Students in the seminar will gain experience planning an independent research project.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSY 623.

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PSY 706 Integrated Assessment I3 Credit hours   

Covers integrated, battery-based assessment of adults with emphasis on test selection and construction, validity, reliability, special populations, cultural and individual differences, and preparation of professional reports.

Pre-req: PSY 707 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 707
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PSY 707 Int Assessment Pract I1 Credit hour   

Covers instrument administration for the psychological assessment of adults; includes multiple diagnostic procedures.

Pre-req: PSY 706 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 706
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 708 Integrated Assessment II3 Credit hours   

Covers integrated, battery-based assessment of children with emphasis on test selection and construction, validity, reliability, special populations, cultural and individual differences, and preparation of professional reports.

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PSY 709 Int Assessment Pract II1 Credit hour   

Covers instrument administration for the psychological asessment of children; includes multiple diagnostic procedures.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 710 Adv Psych Assessment3 Credit hours   

This course will offer coverage in advanced topics in psychological assessment. These topics will include geriatric assessment, assessment of addictions, neuro- psychological screening, forensic assessment, and cross- cultural assessment issues. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

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PSY 712 Geropsychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of normal and abnormal processes of aging, including common social, cognitive, health, and psycho- pathological problems, will be studied. Issues of community resources, assessment and therapy will be discussed. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 713 Adv Assess Practicum3 Credit hours   

This experience is designed to increase proficiency in psychological assessment through client experience. Students are supervised by a licensed psychologist in the campus training clinic.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 714 Adv Assess Practicum3 Credit hours   

This experience is designed to increase proficiency in psychological assessment through client experience. Students are supervised by a licensed psychologist in the campus training clinic.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
PSY 717 Adv Quantitative Analysis3 Credit hours   

An advanced level presentation of inferential statistics as applied in behavioral research as a part of experimental design and literature review.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSY 723.

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PSY 723 Clin Res Meth in Psych3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview in basic research methods and ethical issues prevelant in the field of clinical psychology. Use of research to document clinical outcomes will also be addressed. Pre: Admission to Psy.D. Program or permission.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 726 Adv St Cross Cult Psych3 Credit hours   

Comprehensive, broad scope course covering research topics, definitions and methodology; behavioural health needs of minorities; cultural perspectives on health/healing/wellness; international applications of psychological theory/practice.

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PSY 731 Psychotherapy I3 Credit hours   

An introduction to theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies. Content will focus on basic concepts, theories of these models, and current empirical evaluation and evidence-based practice of these therapies. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 732 Psychotherapy II3 Credit hours   

An additional overview of the theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies. Content will focus on intervention and treatment planning, including current empirical evaluation and evidence-based practice of these therapies. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 733 Psychotherapy III3 Credit hours   

Ad advanced overview of the theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies with an emphasis on common elements and integration of these approaches and alternative or innovative models. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 750 Clinical Health Psychology3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview of common medical problems, and their related psychological issues. Adjustment issues, health behavior, family impacts, and medical compliance will also be discussed. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 752 Rural Community Psych I3 Credit hours   

This course presents an overview of the philosophy, issues, methods, and interventions of community psychology practice. Students will complete field projects as part of the experience. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program of instructor.)

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PSY 753 Supervision in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Review of current supervision research and theory combined with opportunities for doctoral students to gain supervised experience in clinical supervision. (PR: Admission to Psy D program or permission of instructor.

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PSY 755 Rural Community Psych II3 Credit hours   

This course prepares students to undertake supervised practice in rural areas, including employment of appropriate research techniques and the design of culturally and economically effective interventions. (PR: Admission to Psy.D program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 756 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

This is a doctoral level course which will permit students to explore topics in-depth that are not part of the regular curriculum. Faculty supervision is required.

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PSY 764 Adv Human Sexuality3 Credit hours   

An examination of the knowledge and theory which explain important areas of sexual behavior. Topics emphasize sexual orientations, sexual dysfunctions, gender identity, paraphilias, compulsive and coercive behavior. PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

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PSY 769 Pract in Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evaluation in a clinical setting. (PR: PSY 671 or Consent)

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PSY 770 Adv Practicum in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Students provide supervised clinical services at an approved field site. Pr: Admission to Psy.D. Completion of PSY 670-671 and Permission.

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PSY 771 Adv Practicum in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Students provide supervised clinical services at an approved field site. Pre: Admission to Psy.D Completion of PSY 670-671 and Permission.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 772 Rural Pract I3 Credit hours   

Supervised two semester sequence providing field experience in rural mental health settings. (PR: PSY 755; 752; 770; 771)

Pre-req: PSY 770 and PSY 771.

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PSY 773 Rural Practicum II3 Credit hours   

Supervised two semester sequence providing field experience in rural mental health settings. (PR: PSY 755; 752; 770; 771)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 780 Pre-Doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivialent) at a APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 781 Pre-doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PSY 782 Pre-doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 783 Pre-Doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 790 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 791 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 792 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 793 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 794 Sem: Clinical PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 795 Sem:Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 796 Sem: Clinical PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars: check with advisor for details.

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PSY 799 Doctoral Research3-9 Credit hours   

Doctoral research project under the supervision of research committee and chair. (Prerequisites: Permission of Program)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sociology

SOC 501 Population and Human Ecology3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on population and its relation to characteristics of environment. Specifically, it is designed to discuss the interaction of population processes and resources.

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SOC 508 The Family3 Credit hours   

Theoretical analysis of the family as a primary social institution.

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SOC 513 Social Movements & Soc Change3 Credit hours   

Analysis of large-scale social change, including intentional social movements and revolutions.

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SOC 520 Criminology3 Credit hours   

An overview of sociological criminology, including an examination of explanations of criminal behavior, types of criminal activity, and an analysis of the criminal justice system.

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SOC 523 Social Class, Power & Conflict3 Credit hours   

Theoretical analysis of economic and political inequality and the role of social conflict in the process of large- scale social organization.

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SOC 525 Race and Ethnicity3 Credit hours   

Diverse theoretical approaches to the meaning of race and ethnicity and the character of racial/ethnic relations, with substantive focus primarily on the U.S.

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SOC 528 Medical Sociology3 Credit hours   

Social organization of modern medicine and allied health delivery systems.

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SOC 532 Sociology of Applachia3 Credit hours   

Study of the economics, politics, and social relations of Appalachia, including contemporary debates.

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SOC 533 Sociology of Work3 Credit hours   

Study of the organization and structure of the workplant as a social system; the meaning and organizations of work; managerial functions; management-labor relations; and human relations in industry.

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SOC 540 Intro to the Soc of Aging3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the social processes and consequences of growing older for both the individual and society.

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SOC 542 Urban Sociology3 Credit hours   

The sociology of urban and metropolitan communities.

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SOC 543 Evaluation Research3 Credit hours   

Analysis and application of theories and methods for assessing the outcomes of applied organizational services and programs to affect change in people and for social conditions.

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SOC 550 Sociology of Religion3 Credit hours   

An investigation into the nature of religion as a social phenomenon.

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SOC 551 Science Knowledge & Tech3 Credit hours   

Studies science knowledge and technology as a human endeavor. Examines the processes and products, controversies, social impacts, interactions between science and other social institutions like religion and politics.

Pre-req: SOC 200.

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SOC 552 Soc Of Death & Dying3 Credit hours   

The study of death and dying as a societal and cultural phenomenon. Explores how institutions within our society deal with death.

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SOC 555 Sociology of Sex and Gender3 Credit hours   

Analysis of social differentiation and inequality by gender, with a focus on the contemporary U.S.

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SOC 560 The Holocaust and Genocide3 Credit hours   

An examination of the Holocaust and other genocides from an interdisciplinary social science perspective.

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SOC 566 Culture and Environment3 Credit hours   

This course will examine the symbolic and structural dimensions of struggles over defining, organizing, and controlling the natural environment from a biocultural perspective.

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SOC 568 National Identity3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the cultural, political and economic processes that contribute to the creation and maintenance of the modern nation state as an imagined community.

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SOC 570 Soc Field Experience3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised field work in a social organization or community working on practical problems.

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SOC 571 Soc Field Experience3-6 Credit hours   

Supervised field work in a social organization or community working on practical problems.

Pre-req: SOC 506.

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SOC 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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SOC 600 Classical Sociological Theory3 Credit hours   

An examination of the development of sociological theory, from its Enlightenment roots through its growth in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including the works of Comte, Spencer, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, and Simmel.

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SOC 601 Contemp Sociological Theory3 Credit hours   

Advanced introduction to major theoretical developments and issues of significance in contemporary sociological theory, examining various theoretical perspectives at different levels of analysis and from different viewpoints.

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SOC 602 Contemp Social Change3 Credit hours   

Theories of social change and their used in analyzing social change of today.

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SOC 603 Behavioral Science I3 Credit hours   

Seminar in behavioral science theory.

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SOC 604 Behavioral Science II3 Credit hours   

Seminar in behavioral science theory.

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SOC 605 Qual Res Methods and Analysis3 Credit hours   

Seminar in qualitative research methods and analysis. Topics covered include coding, using qualitative software, generating theory, participant observation, intensive interview, internet inquiry, focus groups, documents, and content analysis.

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SOC 606 Quantitative Res Meth Analysis3 Credit hours   

An introduction to quantitative research methods, statistics, and the software SPSS at an intermediate to advanced level with the main focus on developing working knowledge of the methods discussed.

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SOC 609 Professional Development3 Credit hours   

Career preparation for teaching, research, and non-academic settings.

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SOC 614 Applied Demography3 Credit hours   
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SOC 615 Applied Demography3 Credit hours   

The focus of this course is to study the application of the principles and methods of demography to decision making and planning problems in both public and private setting.

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SOC 620 Criminology3 Credit hours   

Seminar in crime and delinquency.

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SOC 640 Problems Aging Society3 Credit hours   

Seminar in current and anticipated social consequences of aging for individuals and society and societal responses to this process.

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SOC 645 Social Statistics II3 Credit hours   

Intermediate level statistical analysis including analysis of variance and covariance.

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SOC 655 Feminist Social Theory3 Credit hours   

Diverse theoretical perspectives on the orgins and nature of gender, inequality. Emphasis on contemporary debates and their political implications.

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SOC 668 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Topics vary from semester to semester.

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SOC 679 Problem Report1-3 Credit hours   

The preparatin of a written report on a research problem or field study in sociology.

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SOC 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Individual research in a selected field of sciology under the direction of a member of the department.

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SOC 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Individual study of topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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Women's Studies

WS 101 Intro to Women's Studies3 Credit hours   

Historical and social problems of women. Draws upon literature, history, psychology, sociology and economics to illuminate problems women face today.

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WS 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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WS 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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