Oct 21, 2020  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


See Course Description Information  for SUU practices on course prefixes and numbering.

 

Graduate & Online

  
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    GOSC 6401 - Assessment of GATE and PGM for Such Pupils


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides educators with a context and background in the assessment of gifted students. Assessment and testing issues are discussed, as well as specific measures used to identify gifted learners in schools. Participants design their own checklists, rubrics, and screeners to help identify giftedness, and to measure success in interventions. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6402 - Curriculum in Content Areas for GATE Pupils


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides educators the background and skills to design curriculum appropriate for gifted students. Explained are the scope, sequence, and strategies to differentiate content for gifted students. Students develop lessons and/or units to help differentiate for gifted needs within the general classroom. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6400   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): Permission of Graduate & Online School needed; Administrative License, Master of Education with Licensure, and Master of Education majors may not enroll

  
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    GOSC 6403 - Methodology and Strategies for Teaching GATE Pupils


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides educators with a background in models, systems, and global practices used to serve the needs of gifted and talented learners. Course includes an examination of academic, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of gifted populations. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6400   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): Permission of Graduate & Online School needed; Administrative License, Master of Education with Licensure, and Master of Education majors may not enroll

  
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    GOSC 6500 - Foundations for Corporate Online Training


    3 Credit(s)

    Designed to explore the theories affecting adult learning and the technology needed to design, develop, and deliver training online in all organizational types through the creation of curriculum maps, needs analysis, and outlines. Topics include backward design, brain research, and technology. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Permission of Graduate & Online School needed; Administrative License, Master of Education with Licensure, and Master of Education majors may not enroll

  
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    GOSC 6501 - Synchronous Delivery


    3 Credit(s)

    Focus on the development of an effective online, synchronous training course using models for evaluation. Learners will create and deliver multiple synchronous training sessions throughout the course in a live learning management system (LMS). Learners will be introduced to seven different activity types and create at least four activities to engage the trainee. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6500   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6502 - Asynchronous Delivery


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will design and develop a comprehensive, asynchronous training course to be delivered online in a live learning management system (LMS). Transparency and decision-making skills will be applied in the creation and facilitation of an asynchronous online training programs that includes best practices, building community, presence, and growth mindset. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6500   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6510 - Leadership Essentials


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will study and analyze basic leadership approaches, processes, and traits. Students will gain a foundational knowledge of leadership by identifying skills and styles of leadership. Students will draft a vision plan to include communication and innovation. The first section of a portfolio will be initiated in this course and expanding across all three courses in this leadership series will be produced. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6511 - Strategic Leadership


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will delve deeper into interpersonal portions of leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities. Students will begin to develop and apply their own individual expertise. This course will continue development of the portfolio from the first course in the series. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6510   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6512 - Leadership Coaching Strategies


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will be introduced to the psychological aspects of leadership including culture, ethics, and gender. Students will create and lead effective groups and teams. Students will build an ongoing continuous improvement plan. This course will continue development of the portfolio from the first course in the series. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): GOSC 6510   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6900 - MIS Capstone Project


    3 Credit(s)

    In this course MIS students plan and complete a professional project as a required capstone experience. Learners will research and address a professional problem, then report the results. The project is practitioner-based and culminates learning from each of the three coursework-based learning blocks. Students will study and apply project management skills including proposal and assessment techniques, then carry out their project. A comprehensive report and presentation will serve as final deliverables. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    GOSC 6901 - MIS Capstone Continuation


    1 Credit(s)

    This course serves the MIS student who needs additional support with a capstone project after completing GOSC 6900 . The course also serves to help the student maintain continuous enrollment. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 5

    Registration Restriction(s): None


History

  
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    HIST 1100 - Western Civilization I


    3 Credit(s)

    This course examines the political, social (including gender roles), and intellectual history of Western society from the urban revolution in Mesopotamia to the later Middle Ages. Special emphasis is placed on the reading and analysis of primary historical sources. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HIST 1110 - Western Civilization II


    3 Credit(s)

    This is an introductory survey course in the history of Western Civilization. This course acquaints students with some of the general interpretations of European and world history from the Age of Absolutism to the collapse of the Soviet Union. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HIST 1500 - World History to 1500 C.E.


    3 Credit(s)

    This survey examines the political, social, cultural, economic, religious, scientific, and intellectual influences on the development of world civilizations to 1500 C.E. The emphasis is global, comparative, and multicultural. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    HIST 1510 - World History 1500 C.E. to Present


    3 Credit(s)

    This survey examines the political, social, cultural, economic, religious, scientific, and intellectual influences on the development of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe from 1500 to the present. The emphasis is global, comparative, and multicultural. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    HIST 1700 - American Civilization


    3 Credit(s)

    The fundamentals of American history including political, economic, and social development of American institutions and ideas. Successful completion of this course meets the American Institutions requirement established by the state legislature. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: American Institutions
  
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    HIST 2200 - Sport in Ancient Greece and Rome


    3 Credit(s)

    This course traces the development and role of sport and athletics in ancient Greek and roman societies. Students will encounter and interpret ancient literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence for ancient sport, as well as modern scholarship. In many respects, the study of athletics provides an important tool for understanding the norms, values, and ideals to which these cultures aspired. Therefore, in addition to the mechanics of the ancient festival programs and competitive events, this course will examine the relationships between athletics and society, focusing on various topics such as religion, myth, gender, violence, Athenian democracy, Spartan education, and Roman Imperial politics. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HIST 2700 - United States 1607-1876


    3 Credit(s)

    A political, social, and economic survey of the period, emphasizing the forces for American Independence, the development of the Constitution, the emergence of Jacksonian democracy, and the causes and aftermath of the Civil War. This is a designated Service-Learning course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2710 - United States 1877-Present


    3 Credit(s)

    A continuation of HIST 2700 with emphasis on the emergence of modern corporate enterprise and the growth of the U.S. as a world power and the growing impulse to domestic reform in the 20th century. This is a designated Service-Learning course. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2920 - History Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2921 - International Week


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of a different foreign country each year. Emphasis is on the country’s history, culture, and its relationship with the rest of the world. (Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2922 - Black History Month


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of African American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2923 - Native American Week


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of Native American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (Fall - Odd Years) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 2924 - Hispanic Heritage Month


    1 Credit(s)

    This course explores the diversity of Hispanic heritage through films, guest lectures, and special events. The focus is on their history, geography, culture, and contributions to American society. (Fall - Even Years) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3000 - American Indian History


    3 Credit(s)

    American setting before the discovery of the New World, the attitudes of various European governments toward Native Americans, United States policies governing Indian issues, and removal of Indian and reservation policies. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HIST 3090 - History Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    An examination of history through literature and an interdisciplinary humanities approach. The literature examined will concentrate on historiography and biography. Biographies will include major and minor historical and political figures. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3200 - Sports in American History


    3 Credit(s)

    This course follows the development of sports in America from folk games during the colonial period to the age of television. Topics will include the rise of organized sports, the popularization of professional and college sports, and the television age. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3350 - Leadership, Citizenship, and the American Founding


    3 Credit(s)

    Through lectures, readings, discussions, and debates, this course offers students the opportunity to learn about the contested meanings of leadership and citizenship in America’s Founding Era. Students will also practice good citizenship by putting the principles of the American Founding into action on-campus and/or in their local community through an independent, project-based community engagement activity. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ECON 1740  or HIST 1700  or POLS 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3620 - Afro-American History from Colonialism to 1877


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey of the changing roles, experiences, and contributions of Afro-Americans to American history from the 17th century to Reconstruction. Designed to introduce the student to some of the major issues in Afro-American history and to understand how changes in Afro-American lives are related to other changes in American history. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3630 - Afro-American History from 1877 to the Present


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey of the changing roles, experiences, and contributions of Afro-Americans to American history from 1877 to the present. Designed to introduce the student to some of the major issues in Afro-American history and to understand how changes in Afro-American lives are related to other changes in American history. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3700 - Latin American Civilization


    3 Credit(s)

    This course surveys the history of Latin America from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Topics covered include Aztec and their indigenous empires, Spanish and Portuguese imperialism, slavery, Catholicism, Wars of Independence, nation-building, economic development, Liberal reforms, industrialization, Mexican and other revolutions, the World Wars, postwar modernization, and Neo-Liberalism. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3810 - History of American West


    3 Credit(s)

    A history of the American frontier from European exploration to the American trans-Mississippian frontier to the present. Topics include exploration, geography, exploitation, folk migrations, and the political, social, and economic history of the American West. (Spring - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3870 - History of Utah


    3 Credit(s)

    Geography and native peoples; early explorations; political, social, and economic developments to the present. (Fall [Online], Summer [Online]) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3880 - History of the American Southwest


    3 Credit(s)

    This course covers the American Southwest from prehistoric times to the present and reviews Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and American history. Major themes include the multi-cultural interaction in the area and economic development since the 17th century, including land and water use. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3921 - International Week


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of a different foreign country each year. Emphasis is on the country’s history, culture, and its relationship with the rest of the world. (Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Number of Times: 3 - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3922 - Black History Month


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of African American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3923 - Native American Week


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is an investigation of Native American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (Fall - Odd Years) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 3924 - Hispanic Heritage Month


    1 Credit(s)

    This course explores the diversity of Hispanic heritage through films, guest lectures, and special events. The focus is on their history, geography, culture, and contributions to American society. (Fall - Even Years) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4410 - Classical Greece


    3 Credit(s)

    A history of the Greek world from earliest times, through the Bronze Age, the Dark and Archaic Periods, and Classical Greece down to the end of the Peloponnesian War. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4415 - Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World


    3 Credit(s)

    A history of the Greek world from the end of the Peloponnesian War, through the conquests of Alexander the Great, the disintegration of his empire, and the loss of Greek independence with the coming of Rome. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4420 - Ancient Rome


    3 Credit(s)

    A history of the Romans from the founding of Rome to the disintegration of the Western Empire. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4430 - Middle Ages: 300-1300 AD


    3 Credit(s)

    In this course the emergence and development of medieval European civilization from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire to the opening of the Renaissance Era are examined. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4435 - Early and Medieval Christianity


    3 Credit(s)

    Begins with the history of early Christianity and surveys the growth of Medieval Christianity, the history of the papacy, interactions with secular authorities, the Crusades, dissenting and reform movements, and the variety of medieval spirituality and practice. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4441 - The European Renaissance


    3 Credit(s)

    Europe between 1300 and 1515 with special attention to the Renaissance in Italy. Topics include the Black Death, the late medieval Church, its structure and spirituality, Renaissance humanism and art, the rise of nation-states, and European exploration. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HIST 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4444 - Sixteenth-Century Reformations


    3 Credit(s)

    Europe in the sixteenth century with special emphasis on the various “reformation” movements and their religious, social, political, and cultural agendas and outcomes, including the witch-hunts. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HIST 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4460 - Europe in the Age of Revolution: 1789-1848


    3 Credit(s)

    HIST 4460 will introduce students to the intellectual legacy of the 19th century. Our approach will be critical and stress trans-national perspectives that include the United States. We will challenge students to understand and analyze the ideas and movements that have shaped the early 19th century: nationalism, romanticism, liberalism, and conservatism. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4461 - Europe in the Age of Nation-States: 1848-1914


    3 Credit(s)

    History 4461 will introduce students to the legacy of the 19th century in the context of European and global politics. Our approach will be critical and stress global perspectives that include the United States in the international context. We will challenge students to understand and analyze the ideas and movements that have shaped the modern world: nationalism, Imperialism, and feminism. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4470 - European History Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    In this course, recent and formative scholarship, as well as primary sources, on selected topics relevant to medieval and early modern Europe are examined. A different major theme such as “popular” and “official” cultures, the growth of law and legal systems, medicine and science, and peasants’ urban work and lifestyles. The topics examined will be changed every two (2) years. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4475 - Topics in Modern European History


    3 Credit(s)

    In this lecture and reading course, we will examine recent scholarship on significant topics in modern European history only touched upon in survey courses. Topics will be changed every two years. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4480 - Europe in the 20th Century


    3 Credit(s)

    Europe since World War I and the rise and character of international organizations and World War II, including postwar international problems and domestic development since 1945. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4490 - Hitler and Nazi Germany


    3 Credit(s)

    The Nazi dictatorship amounted to the collapse of civilization. Why Hitler? Why the Holocaust? This course is designed to help students come to terms with such questions as we examine the origins, course, and fate of the Third Reich. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4510 - World Military History


    3 Credit(s)

    This is a one-semester lecture course in European and American military history. The course begins with the classical warfare of the 18th century and traces social and technical developments that have influenced the conduct of war. Begins with Frederick the Great and works forward to the Arab-Israeli conflict of 1973. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4540 - Medieval England


    3 Credit(s)

    English history from the Roman conquest to the dawn of the early modern era, including discussion of key events in Scotland and Ireland. This course gives special attention to institutions and ideas that created a national society and formed England’s constitutional development (first to sixteenth centuries). (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4550 - Early Modern England


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of England, Scotland, and Ireland in the era in which the Reformation unfolded, a civil war was fought, and a monarchial and parliamentary revolution was achieved, in the midst of England’s cultural flowering (ca. 1485 to 1689). (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4570 - European Witch-Hunts


    3 Credit(s)

    An examination of the European witch-hunts from ca. 1100-1700. Secondary scholarship and primary sources will be read and discussed in order to understand the pre-conditions and circumstances surrounding the witch trials. Special emphasis is given as to why women represented overwhelmingly the majority of defendants in trials. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HIST 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4600 - Women in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Europe


    3 Credit(s)

    Examines the roles, status, treatment, and experiences of women, as well as cultural attitudes about gender, from antiquity through early modern Europe, including study of the witch-hunts. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4610 - Topics in African History


    3 Credit(s)

    Topical history of issues on the African continent including slave trade, its abolition, pre-colonial era, colonialism, independence movements, and the emergence of the modern African state. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4700 - Special Topics in History: [TOPIC]


    3 Credit(s)

    From time to time, faculty will offer a course pertaining to a special area of interest or a particularly timely topic under this course number. Course topics can address any time period or region of study. Both the class schedule and handouts in the department office will provide further information as to what is being offered under this special topics title. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 9

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4710 - United States 1607-1788


    3 Credit(s)

    This course offers a detailed social, economic, and political examination of the colonial period of United States history from the earliest settlement to a study of Independence and the Constitutional convention. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4720 - United States 1789-1844


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of the New Nation, the War of 1812, and the Jacksonian Era, placing special emphasis on the increasing political, social, and economic democratization of the United States together with the difficulties created by change. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4730 - United States 1845-1897


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of American expansion and its contributions to sectional rivalry leading to the Civil War. The Civil War and Reconstruction, the rise of corporate industry to a position of dominance in American life, and the emergence of the United States as a world power through industrial growth and imperial war are studied. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4740 - United States 1898-1944


    3 Credit(s)

    American participation in world conflict set against a domestic background of agrarian protest and urban progressivism and a political, economic, and social analysis of the dislocations of the 1920s, the Great Depression, the New Deal, and American participation in World War II. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4750 - United States Since 1944


    3 Credit(s)

    A political, economic, and social analysis of the post World War II years. The continuing issues of the post-war decades are examined in the light of growing American responsibilities. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4760 - The History of Gender in Early America to 1865


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will explore how people in early America constructed notions of masculinity and femininity and how those ideas about gender shaped the lives of men and women from 1607 to 1865. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4770 - American Journalism: Past and Present


    3 Credit(s)

    This course seeks to understand the historical origins of the modern, media-dominated culture of the United States. Topics covered include invention of the printing press, pamphlets of the American Revolution, Abolitionist newspapers, Yellow Journalism, political cartooning, muckrakers, war correspondents, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, Watergate, and the Digital Revolution. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HIST 1700   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4780 - The History of Gender in America Since 1865


    3 Credit(s)

    Students will explore how people in 19th and 20th century America constructed notions of masculinity and femininity and how those ideas about gender shaped the lives of men and women from 1865 to the present. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4830 - Readings and Conferences


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 9 Maximum Credit(s)

    Practical experience in history. No more than six (6) credit hours will be applied to one’s major, three (3) to a minor; remaining credit hours will be counted as elective hours outside the major or minor. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 9

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4920 - History Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HIST 4990 - Seminar in Historical Research


    3 Credit(s)

    An examination of the theory and practice of research and writing history, including formulation of hypotheses, research proposal development, resources, bibliography, and completing a project of original, scholarly research with an emphasis on the Americas or Eurasia that is subjected to the evaluation of other members of the class. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 12 credits of upper-division HIST courses
    Registration Restriction(s): Senior standing required


Honors

  
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    HONR 1040 - Foundations of Honors


    1 Credit(s)

    Students will be introduced to and explore the fundamental skillsets required to succeed as students at Southern Utah University and in the SUU Honors Program by developing an understanding of the complete student experience at college and the interdisciplinary nature of an Honors education. The class will emphasize seminar-style discussions and teamwork, develop students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills, and explore issues related to holistic student health and wellbeing. This one-credit seminar course is require of all new Honors students. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): Acceptance into Honors Program; English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HONR 2010 - Interdisciplinary Topics


    3 Credit(s)

    Students study a specific topic or theme from a variety of academic disciplines and perspectives. Critical thinking, inquiry and analysis, research methods, and written and oral communication skills are stressed. This course is taught by an interdisciplinary faculty team. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HONR 2040 - Inquiry and Analysis


    1 Credit(s)

    Students will engage in learning activities to develop the critical thinking, problem solving, and research skillsets necessary to investigate complex interdisciplinary questions and problems thoroughly. Working closely with colleagues from different academic disciplines, students will hone their abilities to inquire, analyze, and work as a team and to lay the methodological groundwork required for scholarly projects that extend beyond the confines of a single semester. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HONR 1040   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: P
    Registration Restriction(s): Acceptance into Honors Program

  
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    HONR 3040 - Application and Dissemination


    1 Credit(s)

    Students will excel at thinking critically, conducting research, solving problems, and communicating arguments by refining the skillsets necessary to disseminate scholarly work at an academic conference or via publication. Working closely with colleagues from different disciplines, students will explore complex problems; conduct appropriate research; discover viable solutions; create academic papers, posters, or presentations; and polish those products for dissemination at an appropriate venue. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HONR 2040   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: P
    Registration Restriction(s): Acceptance into Honors Program

  
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    HONR 3800 - Service Learning Practicum


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Service learning offers students an opportunity to connect classroom content with real-life experiences. It provides an opportunity to teach students about responsible citizenship through collaborating with members of the community. Students will sign a contract with the Honors Director prior to starting the project. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HONR 4010 - Honors Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    Students conduct an in-depth investigation of an issue, topic, or theme not readily available in existing academic departments or programs at SUU. Critical thinking, inquiry and analysis, research methods, and written and oral communication skills are stressed. The course is taught by an expert in the subject matter and may include team teaching. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HONR 4040 - Honors Capstone


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Under the customized supervision of a faculty mentor, students will prepare a capstone project appropriate to the problems, issues, and research methods of the student’s discipline, which will represent the culmination of their work in the Honors Program and prepare them for advanced study. They are required to provide a written document or thesis representing this capstone and present it to an appropriate audience. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Acceptance into Honors Program

  
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    HONR 4990 - Independent Study


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Students desiring to pursue a topic in more detail, conduct undergraduate research, or study a topic on a subject the University does not offer may contract with a faculty member for one-on-one guidance. A contract must be recorded in the Honors Office prior to initiating the course. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality Management

  
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    HRHM 3000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces students to a management career in the hospitality industry, which includes hotels, food and beverage, meetings and conventions, recreation and leisure, and information technology. The importance of leadership and the establishment of a service culture are also treated. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    HRHM 3010 - Tourism Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Students study the organizations and techniques involved in developing and promoting a destination. The course highlights the importance of teamwork between public and private organizations in tourism activities. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3020 - Hospitality Safety and Sanitation Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Students study safety and sanitation management principles in the hospitality industry related to safe food handling practices, responsible alcohol service, and developing and maintaining a sustainable facility for hospitality guests and employees. Students may obtain NRA ServSafe Food Safety and ServSafe Alcohol certifications. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3110 - Quantity Food Production


    3 Credit(s)

    Basic principles underlying commercial production of food products and culinary arts management. Students will participate in the formulation, fabrication, and evaluation of culinary products and apply conceptual culinary and management frameworks to specific situations. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000  and HRHM 3020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes (HRHM 3020)

    Registration Restriction(s): Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality Management majors only

  
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    HRHM 3250 - International Cuisine


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to influences of ingredients, flavor profiles, preparation, and cooking techniques that create the unique characteristics of international cuisine. Understanding food customs from different cultures will prepare students for globalization in the foodservice industry. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3300 - Facilities and Housekeeping Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Provides hospitality managers and students with information they need to know to manage the physical plant of a hotel or restaurant and work effectively with the housekeeping and maintenance departments. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3400 - Front Office and Hotel Analytics


    3 Credit(s)

    Students evaluate the extent of front office operations from reservations to check-out. Students also integrate Smith Travel Research hotel analytics concepts to enhance revenue management skills. Industry certifications are available and encouraged. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3510 - Hospitality Managerial Finance


    3 Credit(s)

    A hospitality industry finance course that includes financial statements, capital markets, present and future value analysis, decision-making tools, risk and return, and financial strategies. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010  and (MATH 1030  or higher) - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 3610 - Strategic Customer Service


    3 Credit(s)

    This course teaches students how to establish and maintain a customer-service culture by learning how to implement service strategies that lead to a competitive advantage. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Junior or Senior standing required

  
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    HRHM 4100 - Beverage Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to the history, trends, and production processes of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; the procurement, storage, sales, services, and control of beverage management techniques as well as laws related to responsible alcohol service. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000  and HRHM 3020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 4110 - Meetings and Convention Management


    3 Credit(s)

    This course prepares students for a hotel sales and marketing position. Students study the scope and segmentation of the convention and group business market, the marketing and sales strategies to attract markets with specific needs, and the techniques to meet those needs as part of meeting and convention service. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 4200 - Restaurant Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Provides the foundation for understanding the challenges and responsibilities involved in foodservice management. Students will examine the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of foodservice processes and apply the conceptual frameworks to specific situations. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3020  and HRHM 3110   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Junior or Senior standing required

  
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    HRHM 4300 - Resort Recreation Management


    3 Credit(s)

    This course offers a complete approach to the operation of resort properties. Planning, development, financial investment, and marketing that deal with the unique nature of resort business are covered. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000  or HRHM 3010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 4400 - Hospitality Management Systems


    3 Credit(s)

    This course builds upon business concepts in managerial accounting, management, marketing, and information technology with hospitality industry-specific applications. Topics include operational ratios, forecasting and budgeting, room sales distribution channels, employee selection, retention and training, and hospitality information technology systems. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010  and CSIS 1000  and HRHM 3000  and HRHM 3400   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 4500 - Hospitality Work Requirement


    1 Credit(s)

    Students are required to work 800 paid hours in a hospitality industry position. Students present pay stubs and a written report relating work experiences to hospitality curriculum major courses. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010  and BA 1010  and ECON 2020  and HRHM 3000  and NFS 1020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HRHM 4600 - Strategic Leadership in HRHM


    3 Credit(s)

    Strategic management case approach is used to solve realistic problems by drawing upon all previous course concepts while developing leadership skills. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3010  and HRHM 3020  and HRHM 3110  and HRHM 3300  and HRHM 3400  and HRHM 3510  and HRHM 3610  and HRHM 4200   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Senior standing required; Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality or Outdoor Recreation in Parks and Tourism majors or minors only

  
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    HRHM 4601 - Strategic Guest Service


    3 Credit(s)

    This service-learning course addresses concepts of organizational behavior, leadership, and consumer behavior in developing a service culture to deliver outstanding guest service. HRHM Capstone Part 2. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 4600  or PE 4740   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Senior standing required; Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality majors or minors only

  
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    HRHM 4700 - Special Topics in Hospitality Management


    3 Credit(s) 6 Maximum Credit(s)

    Specialized topics in Hospitality Management for students to extend beyond core curriculum. Course is repeatable up to 12 credit with change of topic. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): HRHM 3000   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality Management majors only

  
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    HRHM 4890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 12 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Humanities

  
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    HU 1010 - Introduction to Humanities


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey of some of the most important literary, philosophical, artistic, and musical monuments of Western culture from the Greeks to the present. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HU 4830 - Readings and Conference


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Humanities and Social Sciences

  
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    HSS 1120 - Introduction to Diversity


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is an interdisciplinary, turn-taught General Education offering. The course will introduce the theoretical and practical paradigm of cultural differences. In this course, cultural difference will refer to race, gender, nationality, class, religion, and age. Students will be encouraged to examine the ways in which these paradigms influence their daily lives and the structure of our culture. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
 

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