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

Course Descriptions


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Humanities and Social Sciences

  
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    HSS 1200 - Introduction to Sustainability Studies


    3 Credit(s)

    This course will introduce the practical and theoretical paradigms involving human-environmental relationships. The course is designed as a gateway course into the interdisciplinary area of environmental science. The course will consist of four (4) different units, each taught by a professor from a different scholarly discipline with an underlying theme of environmental studies. Each professor will illustrate how scholars in their discipline study human interactions with specific environments, built and natural. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    HSS 2120 - Service Learning


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to take the student volunteer through the process of volunteerism and its application to themselves and their academic training through practical experience and critical reflection. May be taken two (2) times for credit. This is a designated Service-Learning course. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Number of Times: 1 - Total Credits: 2

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

  
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    HSS 2920 - HSS Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

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

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

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

  
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    HSS 4920 - HSS Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

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

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Integrated Studies

  
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    INTG 1000 - Integrated Workflow Solutions


    4 Credit(s)

    A team-taught course focused on problem solving and producing artifacts in an integrated, digital environment. This course was designed to break down the barriers between individual courses and provide students skills and habits of mind to transfer learning from one course over to other situations. Must be taken concurrently with at least two other courses. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Interdisciplinary Studies

  
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    BIS 2000 - BIS Interdisciplinary Studies


    2 Credit(s)

    This course will introduce students to the concepts and foundations of interdisciplinary study, focusing on discussion-generated understanding. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing required

  
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    BIS 3000 - BIS Research Methods


    3 Credit(s)

    This course will examine research methods for interdisciplinary study and explore different perspectives on a variety of topics. Students will develop their ideas for their interdisciplinary capstone project by evaluating and comparing the methodologies presented in the course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): BIS 2000  or UNIV 1020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    BIS 4000 - BIS Interdisciplinary Capstone


    3 Credit(s)

    In this course students will complete an interdisciplinary capstone project in which they utilize and expand upon the knowledge and skills from previous coursework. Students will also create a portfolio that will reflect critical thinking, research, and oral and written communication skills. Students will be required to showcase their portfolio or capstone project in a public venue. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): BIS 3000  or UNIV 4010 - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None


K-12 Endorsement

  
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    IELE 5000 - Foundations of Instructional Design


    3 Credit(s)

    The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to instructional design theories, principles, and models, and an overview of their historical development. Instructional design models are considered with respect to their implications for technology applications in education. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5010 - Classroom Integration of Educational Technology


    3 Credit(s)

    Class participants will research technology utilization in K-12 classrooms; investigate theoretical foundations to evaluate, select, and utilize various technology applications; develop, implement, and evaluate class technology integration projects; and gain an understanding of multiple models for assessing student learning in technology enhanced environments. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5020 - Technology Leadership


    3 Credit(s)

    Learners will explore strategies for planning and implementing technology integration (teaching and curriculum focus) at an organizational level, including the examination of larger-scale professional development models. The course will focus on developing skills for taking a leadership role in schools, and district technology use, planning, implementation, and assessment. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5030 - Technology Pedagogy I


    3 Credit(s)

    The Technology Pedagogy series will provide skills for planning and designing effective learning environments and experiences supported by technology. Participants will implement curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning. Individuals will also learn ways to apply technology to facilitate a variety of effective assessment and evaluation strategies. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5040 - Technology Pedagogy II


    3 Credit(s)

    The Technology Pedagogy series will provide skills for planning and designing effective learning environments and experiences supported by technology. Participants will implement curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning. Individuals will also learn ways to apply technology to facilitate a variety of effective assessment and evaluation strategies. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5050 - Online and Blended Teaching and Learning


    3 Credit(s)

    This course offers graduate students an opportunity to plan, design, implement, and create a blended/online course, and give them the ability to create blended/online materials and/or courses on their own. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5060 - Enhanced Software and Hardware Skills


    3 Credit(s)

    Individuals completing the Educational Technology Endorsement should be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and understandings of concepts related to technology, as well as demonstrate continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5300 - Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply theories on the nature and role of language, culture, and learning environments as they relate to second language development, literacy, and academic achievement of ESL learners. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5310 - Understanding Language Acquisition and Cognition


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply theories of first and second language acquisition and cognition to support English language proficiency, literacy, cognitive development, and academic success of ESL learners. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5320 - Assessment for a Diverse Linguistic Population


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply appropriate assessment practices for ESL learners with regard to accommodation, proficiency, placement, and academic achievement. Service-learning project is required. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5330 - Methods and Materials for the Bilingual/ESL Classroom


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply strategies and methods for selecting, adapting, and developing materials and resources in planning, implementing, and managing standards-based instruction for ESL learners. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5340 - Integrating Language Acquisition into Content Instruction


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply sheltered instruction models to integrate language acquisition and content instruction in the core curriculum for ESL learners. Service-learning project required. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5350 - Family/Parent Involvement in Education Programs


    3 Credit(s)

    Study and apply models and best practices to involve parents, family, and the community as resources to help create positive learning environments for ESL education. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5400 - Education for Gifted and Talented


    3 Credit(s)

    Provides multiple cultural and historical perspectives on giftedness and talent, and explores characteristics of gifted individuals with emphasis on identifying needs and a general overview of possible services for gifted learners. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5410 - Improvement of Curriculum Instruction in the Content Area


    3 Credit(s)

    Improvement of curriculum instruction in the content area. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5420 - Identification/Evaluation in Gifted Education


    3 Credit(s)

    Designed to provide educators with theory and models for identifying students as gifted, creative, and talented. Presents models for evaluation of programs for gifted learners. Explores instruments for use in identification and evaluation. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5430 - Curriculum/Materials in Gifted Education


    3 Credit(s)

    Explores programming and curriculum models in gifted education with special attention to the development of instructional materials for use with students. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5440 - Social Emotional Needs of the Gifted


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to allow educators to explore and define the social and emotional needs of gifted and talented learners. This course will present theories and practices that will assist the student to make recommendations to address the social and/or emotional needs of a case study individual. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5450 - Practicum in Gifted Education


    3 Credit(s)

    The purpose of this course is to guide the student to becoming a leader in the field of gifted and talented education. This experience will include an assessment of need, collaboration with school and district leadership, families, and colleagues to provide professional development in the area of gifted and talented education. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5460 - Ethics for Education Leaders


    1 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Ethics for educational leaders. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5470 - Creativity in Education


    3 Credit(s)

    Creativity in education. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5500 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Numbers and Operations


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Numbers and operations. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5510 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Rational numbers and proportional reasoning. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5520 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Geometry and Measurement


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Geometry and measurement. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5530 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Algebraic Reasoning


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Algebraic reasoning. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5540 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Data Analysis and Problem Solving


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Data analysis and problem solving. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5550 - Mathematics for Teaching K-8: Assessment and Intervention


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematics for teaching K-8. Assessment and intervention. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5600 - Foundations of Literacy Instruction: Theories and Model


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides a historical and theoretical perspective on literacy instruction. Special emphasis will be given to past, present, and future trends and issues. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5610 - Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to prepare teachers to teach students literacy strategies that help them acquire knowledge from content area materials, including textbooks, literature, electronic text, etc. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5620 - Reading Assessment and Instructional Interventions


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to assist practicing teachers in the use of literacy assessment in all forms and to learn to provide appropriate literacy instruction to all children driven by such assessment. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5630 - K12 Literacy Practices and Processes: Instructional Implications


    3 Credit(s)

    This course focuses on language development in young children, including, but not limited to, early literacy, first and second language development and acquisition, and home and cultural influences. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 10

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5640 - Reading Comprehension Instruction


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides practicing teachers with current information on best practices for reading comprehension instruction at all levels and on the use of a variety of instructional methods. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5650 - Writing Instruction


    3 Credit(s)

    Participants in this course will explore methods for teaching writing processes in all genres to students and how to integrate writing with reading, listening, and speaking. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5660 - Literature and Informational Texts for Children and Adolescents


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to train classroom teachers to effectively use literature from a wide variety of genres (including informational text) to augment and enhance instruction across curricula. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5700 - Research in Reading


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to engage students in studying and understanding classical and contemporary primary documents in reading and in methods of conducting their own reading research. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5710 - Supervision of Literacy Programs


    3 Credit(s)

    This course prepares future reading specialists/coaches to administer and supervise literacy programs and to develop a specific, school/district literacy program for future implementation. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    IELE 5720 - Literacy Specialist Internship


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides future reading specialists/coaches the opportunity to implement a new school/district literacy program and evaluate its effectiveness in enhancing teachers’ literacy instruction. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Language

  
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    CPS 0800 - Intro to English Language


    0 Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Non-Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LANG 2920 - Language Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 16

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

  
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    LANG 3030 - Introduction to the Study of Language


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is an introduction to the major features of human language. Topics include speech production, the structure of words and sentences, language change, and first and second language acquisition. Examples from a variety of languages will illustrate the commonalities and diversity to be found among the world’s languages. This course is taught in English. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LANG 3250 - World Cinema


    3 Credit(s)

    An overview of international film. Linked to the SUU French and Spanish Film festivals, this course will present an array of important directors from around the world. Emphases will include major directors, particular cinematographic techniques, and important movements in the history of international cinema, as well as how directors have influenced each others’ work. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LANG 4920 - Language Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Legal Studies/Paralegal

  
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    LEGL 1100 - Introduction to Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduction to the origin of our legal system and the theories giving rise to our common law, civil law, ethics, substantive and procedural law, and statutory law systems, with emphasis on legal terminology in our contemporary legal system. Review of the court system and emphasis on our state courts and an overview of substantive law and legal assistant skills. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1200 - Legal Ethics and Professionalism


    3 Credit(s)

    This course examines the concepts of an ethical code, the application to the legal profession, and the specific conduct regulated for paralegals. Students will explore the common rules of ethics including the need for zealous representation, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and unauthorized practice of law. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1400 - Legal Interviewing, Investigation, and Case Prep


    3 Credit(s)

    Strategies, techniques, and tactics of interviewing witnesses and clients including investigation procedures, preparation of reports of cases from intake to litigation. Includes a study of court rules and procedures with appropriate legal terminology. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1500 - Family Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Law and theory relating to family law dissolution of marriage, separation custody, adoption, change of name, guardianship, support, and separation agreements. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1600 - Criminal Law and Procedure


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces the student to the basic concepts of substantive criminal law and its procedural aspects with an emphasis on the constitutionally protected rights of the accused in the criminal justice system, as well as proceedings involved in criminal litigation and related skills to support that process. Online Only. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1700 - Torts


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides a study of the law relating to personal injury and damages to persons and property. Topics covered include negligence, intentional torts, strict liability, misrepresentation, bad faith, malpractice, and various miscellaneous torts and workers’ compensation with emphasis on the role and skill of the paralegal in tort litigation. Online only. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 1900 - Civil Procedure


    3 Credit(s)

    Preparation of legal documents in special areas: real estate planning, debt collection, and corporate. Legal terminology and court rules and procedures as applied to these special areas. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2000 - Legal Research and Writing


    3 Credit(s)

    Functions of the law library, indexing, and cataloging systems. Development of research skills using indexing systems, digests, encyclopedias, reporter systems, practice manuals, and computerized legal research programs and related legal memoranda. Extensive legal briefs and appellate practicum with significant out-of-class research. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1100  recommended
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2100 - Estate Planning and Probate Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Law and theory of estate planning, probate, and options of probate with emphasis on wills, trusts, community property agreements, gifts, estate taxation, probate procedures, and administration and accounting. Online only. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1100  recommended
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2400 - Real Estate and Property Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Law of personal and real property with emphasis on common types of real estate transactions and conveyances such as deeds, contracts, leases, deeds of trust, liens, zoning agreements, assessments, searches, and foreclosures. Drafting on conveyance instruments and methods of recording and searching public records. Online only. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1100  recommended
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2600 - Business and Corporate Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Significant state law regarding corporations and partnerships, preparation and filing of corporate shareholder and director meetings, corporate distributions, commercial litigation, and secured transactions. Online only. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1100  recommended
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Supervised learning experience in a law office or other legal facility for specialized paralegal internship. Online only. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Department permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LEGL 2900 - Administrative Law


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces the field of administrative law by studying the structure and function of administrative agencies, as well as statutory and regulatory procedures governing them. Emphasis will be given to delegation of governmental powers, due process considerations, agency rulemaking, and record-keeping activities. Agency hearing and decision making powers will also be reviewed. Online only. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Library Media

  
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    LM 1010 - Information Literacy


    1 Credit(s)

    An introduction to the research process and methods for retrieving information. Focuses on developing information literacy skills, selecting relevant sources, and then evaluating, organizing, and citing the information. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

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

    General Education Course: Core, Integrated Learning Knowledge Area
  
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    LM 2120 - Service Learning


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to take the student volunteer through the process of volunteerism and its applications to themselves and their academic training through practical experience and critical reflection. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

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

  
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    LM 3100 - School Library Media Foundations


    1 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to the field of School Library Media. The course examines librarianship as a profession, the role of school librarians and their contributions to the curriculum, school library media standards, and foundational principles such as library advocacy, collaboration, and governing documents. This course will also provide an introduction to the Library Media endorsement program including information about earning hours towards the practicum course. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 3120 - Children’s Literature


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to the value of literature as a lifetime activity and its use in the classroom. Techniques such as booktalks, storytelling, readers’ theatre, creative dramatics, choral reading, book discussions, writing, and art projects are explored. Available as an online course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 3170 - Technology for the Library Media Teacher


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to technologies appropriate for a school library program, with emphasis on technology which supports the teaching and learning process. Focuses on evaluation and selection of technologies, educational technology resources, and real-world technology applications in today’s library media center. Available as an online course. (Fall, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 3100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 4160 - Library Computer and Reference Skills


    3 Credit(s)

    Designed to help students develop the skills and techniques to foster creative uses of media resources. Emphasis on searching online databases, using printed reference sources and creating a web page for Internet access to reference materials. Available as an online course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 4190 - Managing a Media Center


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces the role and function of the library media specialist. Emphasis on administration and organization of library media centers, systematic program planning, development and evaluation. Budgets, facilities management, personnel, and collection development will be explored. Available as an online course. (Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 3100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 4200 - Library Technical Services


    3 Credit(s)

    An introduction to descriptive cataloging, classification, and subject analysis processing of print and non-print materials. Emphasis will be on the organization of information in a school library environment. Available as an online course. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 3100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 4210 - Research for Information Professionals


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to professional research methods in Library Science as they apply to increasing the knowledge-base, understanding issues and behaviors, and answering current questions in the discipline. The basic research process from literature review through report writing will be addressed. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 4890 - Library Media Practicum


    1 Credit(s) 2 Maximum Credit(s)

    The Library Media practicum involves student participation in a professionally supervised field experience (school, public, and/or academic setting). (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6100 - School Library Media Foundations


    1 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to the field of School Library Media. The course examines librarianship as a profession, the role of school librarians and their contributions to the curriculum, school library media standards, and foundational principles such as library advocacy, collaboration, and governing documents. This course will also provide an introduction to the Library Media endorsement program including information about earning hours toward the practicum course. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6160 - Library Computer and Reference Skills


    3 Credit(s)

    Designed to help students develop the skills and techniques to foster creative uses of media resources. Emphasis on searching online databases, using printed reference sources, and creating a web page for Internet access to reference materials. Available as an online course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 6100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6170 - Technology for the Library Media Teacher


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to technologies appropriate for a school library program, with emphasis on technology which supports the teaching and learning process. Focuses on evaluations and selection of technologies, educational technology resources, and real-world technology applications in today’s library media center. Available as an online course. (Fall, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 6100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6180 - Utilization of Literature in the Classroom


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to the value of literature as a lifetime activity and its use in the classroom. Techniques such as booktalks, storytelling, readers’ theatre, creative dramatics, choral reading, book discussions, writing, art projects, etc. are explored. Available as an online course. (Fall, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6190 - Managing a Media Center


    3 Credit(s)

    Advanced evaluation and analysis of the role and function of the library media specialist. Emphasis on administration and organization of library media centers, systematic program planning, development and evaluation. Budgets, facilities management, personnel, and collection development will be explored. Available as an online course. (Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 6100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6200 - Library Technical Services


    3 Credit(s)

    Advanced descriptive cataloging, classification, and subject analysis processing of print and non-print materials. Emphasis will be on the organization of information in a school library environment. Available as an online course. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): LM 6100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Prerequisite Can Be Concurrent? Yes

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6210 - Research for Information Professionals


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduces students to professional research methods in Library Science as they apply to increasing the knowledge-base, understanding issues and behaviors, and answering current questions in the discipline. The research process from hypothesis, literature review, research design, data collection and analysis, and report writing and publication will all be addressed. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6890 - Practicum


    1 Credit(s) 2 Maximum Credit(s)

    The Library Media practicum involves student participation in a professionally supervised field experience (school, public, and/or academic setting). (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    LM 6980 - Library Media Student Teaching


    6 Credit(s)

    An in-school experience designed to provide prospective library media teachers with practical application of coursework. Advance application is required. Must be admitted to the Graduate Educator Licensure Program and have completed all prerequisite classes. Fee required; see Clinical Practice Fee Schedule. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): Master of Education students only


Management

  
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    MGMT 2220 - Small Business Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Designed to teach basic fundamentals necessary to run a small business in its day-to-day operation. Course topics include financing, franchises, forecasting, ethics, management teams, leadership, insurance, pricing, personnel, planning along with e-business opportunities, family businesses, and exit strategies. (As Needed) [Graded]

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

  
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    MGMT 2900 - Introduction to MIS - ERP


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the importance of information systems (MIS-ERP) in modern companies, the components that make up information system and insight into the integration that good information systems foster in a business organization. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

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

  
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    MGMT 3000 - Leadership Development


    2 Credit(s)

    Basic theories of management and organizational development are considered in the light of practical experience. The course is designed to enhance the skills of students involved in leadership activities. (As Needed) [Graded]

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

  
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    MGMT 3050 - International Business


    3 Credit(s)

    This course explores management from an international perspective. Unlike domestic corporations, multi-national businesses must consider cultural and legal differences, currency and economy fluctuations, unique staffing and workplace issues, and sometimes hostile government policies and philosophies. These factors add risk to running international operations and can have a dramatic effect on corporate results. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Junior or Senior standing or Business advisor permission required

  
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    MGMT 3100 - Operations Management


    3 Credit(s)

    This course teaches the efficient transformation of inputs into more valuable outputs in service and manufacturing firms. Subjects include waiting lines, layouts, scheduling, quality control, forecasting, supply chains, and inventory management. The techniques are useful in all functions, including accounting, marketing, finance, etc. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced standing or Business advisor permission required

  
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    MGMT 3180 - Management and Organizations


    3 Credit(s)

    Management is a set of dynamic and complex activities that all organizations must master if they are to survive in the long run. MGMT 3180 is the introductory course to the study of managing people, resources, and processes, with an emphasis on understanding the behavioral and administrative theories and concepts needed to succeed in contemporary organizations. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Junior or Senior standing required

  
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    MGMT 3210 - Entrepreneurship


    3 Credit(s)

    In many ways this is a research course. Students will first complete various library and field assignments and activities to gain a sense of the opportunities, risk-taking, innovation, and creativity demanded in starting a new business. Early in the course, each student will develop an idea for a new business. During the course each student will write a business plan based on that idea. In the meantime, we will study the specific elements of a business plan to help student write their own. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): (ACCT 2010  and FIN 3250 ) or permission from Business advisor - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Junior or Senior standing or Business advisor permission required

  
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    MGMT 3240 - Human Resource Management


    3 Credit(s)

    The study of effectively selecting, utilizing, assessing, and developing human resources as well as the role of the human resource department in administering human resources in a changing and demanding environment. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MGMT 3180   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 3340 - Employment Law


    3 Credit(s)

    Legal principles and legislation, which control employment decisions in union and non-union settings. Topics include fair employment practices, anti-discrimination law, wage and hour regulations, occupational safety and health, benefit regulations, representation elections, unfair labor practices, and dispute settlement processes. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MGMT 3180   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 4100 - Organizational Behavior and Leadership


    3 Credit(s)

    Practical approaches to helping students develop the skills necessary to manage people in organizations. The critical role of leadership will be emphasized throughout the course. Topics include motivation, empowerment, power and influence, conflict management, team building, and creative problem solving. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Advanced standing or permission from Business advisor
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 4200 - Business, Government, and Ethics


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of the interactions of business, government, and society with a focus on business ethics and the social responsibilities of business firms. Topics include the sociopolitical environment of business, government regulation, personal and organizational ethics, and national and international issues facing businesses today. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced standing required

  
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    MGMT 4250 - Advanced Seminar in HRM


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of advanced topics in HR including strategic human resource planning, job analysis, human resource information systems, training, career development, and international HR managements. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MGMT 3240   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced standing or approved department minor required

  
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    MGMT 4750 - Advanced Topics in Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Emphasis on case discussions, small group work, and role playing for the acquisition skills for effectively managing organizations. Topics include advanced intervention strategies for motivation, communication, rewards, leadership, conflict, decision-making, organizational structure, performance evaluation, and organizational change. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 4890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 12 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 4900 - Special Topics


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 4950 - Strategic Management


    3 Credit(s)

    A capstone course for Seniors covering the concepts of strategic management and developing perspective, judgment, and skills in problem solving in interrelated areas of accounting, management, marketing, economics, and finance. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010  and ACCT 2020  and ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  and (ECON 2500  or MATH 1100 ) and (MATH 1040  or MATH 2040) and MGMT 2900  and (ENGL 2040  or COMM 4240 ) and ACCT 3350  and ECON 3010  and FIN 3250  and MGMT 3100  and MGMT 3180  and MGMT 4200  and MKTG 3010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Senior standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors only

  
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    MGMT 5990 - Managing Professional Organizations


    3 Credit(s)

    This course teaches students how to successfully make the transition from being staff in a professional organization to a management position within that structure. Further, the course expands on general management concepts in a case approach. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MGMT 6000 - Foundations of Management and Operations


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides an accelerated overview of both the theories and methods of management in support of the common body of knowledge core required for all MBA students not having previous business coursework. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc or MBA majors only

 

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