Nov 19, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


 

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English as a Second Language

  
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    ESL 0912 - Reading/Writing Fundamentals 2 - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL reading/writing fundamentals course intended for non-English speakers who have minimal experience with the English language but have learned basics such as the English alphabet and how to correctly form letters in
    writing, have acquired a foundational reading vocabulary and are able to read and write simple phrases and sentences. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0911  or instructor’s permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0913 - High Beginning Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This course helps students build on the skills developed in ESL 0911 and ESL 0921. It is intended for students who have already learned to read and write simple sentences in English. The focus is on learning the basics of writing paragraphs and the development of the skills needed to read short prose passages as well as non-prose materials such as charts or timetables. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0912  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0914 - Low Intermediate Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    1-3 credits

    This is a low intermediate ESL reading/writing class for non-native English speakers who are emerging from the early stages of English language skills development and are able to write short, simple paragraphs about familiar topics. Learning to write short essays and improving reading comprehension skills are important areas of focus. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0913  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0915 - Intermediate Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an intermediate ESL reading/writing course for students who have progressed beyond the early stages of English language skills development and are prepared to write simple essays about familiar topics. The focus is on expanding vocabulary; improving reading comprehension and speed; developing the ability to write longer, more complex essays and; learning self-editing skills. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0914  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0916 - High Intermediate Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a high intermediate ESL reading/writing course for students who are now prepared to begin writing essays of three to four pages in length about familiar topics. There continues to be an emphasis on expanding vocabulary;
    improving reading comprehension and speed; developing the ability to write longer, more complex essays; and improving self-editing skills. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0915  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0917 - Pre-Advanced Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a pre-advanced ESL reading/writing course for students who are now prepared to begin learning the basics of doing research in an American academic setting and writing a short and cohesive, appropriately formatted research
    paper. There is also a continuing emphasis on expanding vocabulary and improving reading comprehension and speed. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0916  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0918 - Advanced Reading/Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL reading/writing course for students who have already been introduced to the basics of doing research in an American academic setting and writing a short and cohesive, appropriately formatted research paper
    and are ready for more in-depth research and writing. There is also a continuing emphasis on expanding vocabulary and improving reading comprehension and speed. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0917  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0919 - Academic Writing - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL academic writing course for students who have already had instruction in and experience with doing research in an American academic setting and writing cohesive, appropriately formatted research papers,
    and are ready to build upon that experience in carrying out more sophisticated in-depth research and writing. Other forms of academic writing will also be covered. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0918  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0921 - Listening/Speaking Fundamentals 1 - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL listening/speaking fundamentals course intended for non-English speakers who have very little or no experience with the English language. The focus in this course is on learning basics such as the English sound
    system, essential phrases for day to day survival, and the acquisition of a foundational vocabulary. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0922 - Listening/Speaking Fundamentals 2 - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL listening/speaking fundamentals course that is intended for non-native English speakers who have minimal experience with the English language but are familiar with the English sound system, can produce and
    understand a limited number of everyday survival phrases and have acquired a limited vocabulary focused on items of common usage. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0921  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0923 - High Beginning Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL listening/speaking course intended for students who are still in the early stages of English language skills development who have progressed to the point of being able to carry on very simple conversations in English in
    which they go beyond the use of memorized phrases and creatively produce simple sentences appropriate to the context of the conversation. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0922  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0924 - Low Intermediate Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    1-3 credits

    This is a low intermediate ESL listening/speaking class for non-native English speakers who are emerging from the early stages of English language skills development and are ready to begin developing limited fluency in conversing
    about familiar topics. Expanding vocabulary and improving both listening comprehension skills and pronunciation are important areas of focus. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0923  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0925 - Intermediate Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an intermediate ESL listening/speaking course for non-native English speakers who have progressed beyond the early stages of English language skills development and are able to converse with limited fluency in English about
    familiar topics. The focus in this course is on expanding vocabulary and further developing the ability to converse about a variety of social and cultural issues. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0924  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0926 - High Intermediate Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a high intermediate ESL listening/speaking course for students who have reached a level of conversational proficiency at which they have facility in conversing in English about a limited range of familiar topics. The focus in this
    course is on expanding vocabulary and further developing the ability to converse about a wider variety of social and cultural issues. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed.)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0925 
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0927 - Pre-Advanced Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL listening/speaking course for students who are in transition from an intermediate to an advanced level of conversational proficiency and are able to converse adequately in English about a wide range of familiar topics. The
    focus in this course is on expanding vocabulary and further developing the ability to converse about a wider range of social and cultural issues. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed.)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0926  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0928 - Advanced Listening/Speaking - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL listening/speaking course for students who have reached a level of proficiency at which they are able to converse quite fluently in English about a wide range of familiar topics. The focus is on expanding
    vocabulary, further developing the ability to converse about an increasingly wider range of social and cultural issues, and giving academically oriented presentations, Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed.)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0927  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0929 - Academic Classroom Communication and Culture

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL course that focuses on communicative tasks and requirements that a student will typically encounter in an American university classroom setting. Emphasis is on listening to lectures/note-taking, preparing and
    giving individual and group presentations, and becoming accustomed to the nature of the interaction between students and professors within American university culture. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed.)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0928   or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0931 - Vocabulary Level One

    3 credits

    The goal of the Vocabulary Courses is to improve the ability of students to choose appropriate vocabulary in order to convey the intended meaning as a speaker and writer. Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0933 - Vocabulary Level Three

    1-3 credits

    The goal of the Vocabulary Courses is to improve the ability of students to choose appropriate vocabulary in order to convey the intended meaning as a speaker and writer. Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0931 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0935 - Vocabulary Level Five

    1-3 credits

    The goal of the Vocabulary Courses is to improve the ability of students to choose appropriate vocabulary in order to convey the intended meaning as a speaker and writer. Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0931 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0939 - Academic Reading - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL course that focuses on the continued development of high-level academic reading skills. Emphasis will be on learning a variety of textbook reading strategies, improving reading speed and comprehension,
    learning to better use contextual clues to meaning, and learning to use varied approaches to reading various types of material. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0918  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0945 - Academic Preparation Level Five

    1-3 credits

    The goal of the Academic Preparation class is to help ESL students develop the strategies and study skills necessary to be successful students when they are matriculated into degree programs at Southern Utah University. Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0904 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0952 - Pronunciation Level Two

    1-3 credits

    The goal of the Pronunciation course is to develop pronunciation strategies that will help in correctly using American intonation, rhythm, and stress in speaking. Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0901 
    General Education Course: No

Family Life and Human Development

  
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    FLHD 1000 - Foundations & Philosophies of Family & Consumer Sciences

    2 credits

    Introduction to the professions of Family and Consumer Sciences. Explores historical and contemporary roles of the Family and Consumer Scientist in all fields. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 1210 - Apparel Selection Throughout the Lifecycle

    2 credits

    Exploration of historical aspects of clothing and its psychological, sociological and physiological effects. Selection, care, and coordination of wardrobe is examined using individual tastes, lifestyles, and physical attributes. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 1220 - Intro to Apparel Construction Lab

    1 credits

    Basic clothing construction techniques for the beginner. Includes experience and skill development using sewing machine, serger, and a variety of fabrics. (Fall, Spring)

    Co-Requisite: FLHD 1210 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 1500 - Human Development Through the Lifespan

    3 credits

    Emphasizes and examines aspects of human development across the lifespan. Includes holistic view of developmental changes that integrate theories, research and application. Overview of the development of the individual and the family in society. Requirement in Social Sciences can be met by taking either this course or PSY 1110 Lifespan Development, not both. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    FLHD 1950 - Introduction to Interiors

    3 credits

    This class provides students with the basic elements and principles of design, which is the foundation of the Interior Design program. The study of home furnishings in the interior setting is part of this curriculum. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2220 - Apparel Construction Techniques

    3 credits

    Application of principles of clothing construction and selection for students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. Consideration is given to construction techniques, basic speed, and fitting. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1210 , FLHD 1220 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2400 - Marriage & Family Relations

    3 credits

    Examines concepts and skills which enhance human growth and development within the context of marriage and family. Helps students understand how intimate relationships are formed, maintained, and change over time. Factors affecting marriages and families are studied and applied. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    FLHD 2610 - Introduction to Early Childhood Programs

    3 credits

    An introduction to early childhood programs.  Emphasizes introductory guidance techniques of infants, toddlers, and preschool children. Includes weekly teaching experiences.  (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    Co-Requisite: FLHD 2611 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2611 - Guidance Lab

    0 credits

    Laboratory practicum experience is a requirement of this course. Two lab hours per week are required. (Fall, Spring)

    Co-Requisite: FLHD 2610 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2650 - Child Care Issues

    1 credits

    An overview of current topics and issues concerning infant, toddler, and preschool programs. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 
    Co-Requisite: FLHD 2660 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2660 - Child Care Lab

    2 credits

    Practical lab experience in SUU Child Care Center to include a variety of duties and experiences. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 
    Co-Requisite: FLHD 2650 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 2700 - Consumerism & Family Finance in American Society

    3 credits

    Teaches principles necessary for individuals to act as informed, educated and responsible citizens in the financial realm. Promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and action on the part of each student. Includes experiences designed to assist the student in applying the principles discussed. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    FLHD 2950 - Housing & Equipment

    3 credits

    A basic course designed to provide practical information on planning and designing a house, with emphasis on evaluating floor plans, analyzing various functions of a house and learning the structural elements of a house. Large equipment (air conditioning and heating systems, large appliances) will be covered. Introduction to CAD technology is an integral part of the course. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1950 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3200 - Child Development: Infancy through Twelve

    3 credits

    An in-depth study of biological, cognitive, and psychosocial development from conception through age twelve. Includes a 10 hour practicum with children. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3240 - Textiles and Lab

    3 credits

    Study of fibers, yarns, fabric construction and finishes as related to selection, use and care. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1110  and CHEM 1120 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3300 - Family Processes & Theory

    3 credits

    Discussion of family processes and theories as they relate to researching, understanding, assessing, and helping families. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3350 - Values & Ethics in Family Services

    3 credits

    Examines personal values and professional ethics as they relate to working with individuals and families. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3360 - Divorce and Remarriage

    3 credits

    Reviews the personal, family, and legal aspects of divorce and remarriage. Discusses antecedents and consequences of divorce, and coping and adapting to divorce and remarriage. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3370 - Cross-Cultural Marriage, Family & Human Development

    3 credits

    A survey of marriage, family life, and human development across cultures. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3500 - Home, Family & Resource Mgmt

    3 credits

    Study and application of the management process and use of resources, including time, energy, money, and equipment; for home and family. Promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and skill development through application of principles studied. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: NFS 1020 , FLHD 2700 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3610 - Play & Advanced Guidance

    2 credits

    Review of developmental principles and guidance philosophies. Will include the meaning of play and its value in meeting needs of the growing child. Two lectures per week.

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 
    Co-Requisite: FLHD 3620 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3620 - Advanced Preschool Lab

    1 credits

    Practical laboratory experience. 3 lab hours per week.

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 
    Co-Requisite: FLHD 3610 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3700 - Principles of Effective Parenting

    3 credits

    Emphasizes theoretical foundations for effective parenting strategies and skills. Examines historical and current parenting perspectives. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3800 - Child Care Administration & Management

    3 credits

    Comprehensive study of administrative and managerial aspects of child care. Emphasizes planning and developing quality child care programs. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 , FLHD 3610 , FLHD 3620 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3900 - Early Childhood Curriculum and Assessment

    3 credits

    Focuses on an integrated approach to teaching in the early childhood classroom.. Emphasis on developmentally appropriate curriculum, planning, methods of instruction and assessment. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 , FLHD 2610 , FLHD 2611 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 3950 - Design III

    3 credits

    A study of rooms and the various choices one has for materials to fill the needs of a client. Includes learning how to plan for space using architectural details. Woods, flooring, fabrics, art, and accessories will be discussed in depth. Hands-on experience will include home tours. Styles of homes, corresponding furniture and landscaping fundamentals included. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1950 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4100 - Family Problems & Mediation

    3 credits

    Discusses common problems and issues that families experience and mediation techniques and theories for family intervention. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4150 - Family Coping & Resiliency

    3 credits

    Understanding family resiliency and building family strengths in normative transitions (birth, death, job) and nonnormative transitions (divorce, disability, remarriage, poverty, violence). Developing familial, social, and instrumental resources to adapt positively to these transitions. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4160 - Fathering: Scholarship & Intervention

    3 credits

    Quality fathering across cultures and in varied family circumstances. Historical changes in fathering; challenges to good fathering; effective interventions with fathers. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4200 - Family Life Education

    3 credits

    Developing competencies in basic principles of family life education: curriculum design, development, implementation, and evaluation. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4210 - Adv Construction/Flat Pattern Design

    3 credits

    Demonstration and practice in pattern making including traditional and technological methods. Practice in designing various garment features and styles. Creative and advanced construction skills will be developed. Research, demonstration, consumer skills, and experience with specialty techniques and fabrics will be required. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 2220 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4830 - Readings & Conferences

    1 to 4 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4840 - Cooperative Education

    1 to 8 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4880 - Child Care Teaching Practicum

    4 credits

    Advanced child care practicum (10 hours per week for full semester) designed to provide experience in administration, curriculum development, and managerial facets of child care. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 3610 , FLHD 3620 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4900 - Curriculum Development

    5 credits

    Development of competency in curriculum planning and skills in the use of various teaching and learning strategies and resources. Exploration of career options in career and technical education. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1000 ; admittance to teacher education program, secondary level
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4960 - Design Seminar

    1 credits

    This class will cover a reference file of interiors including sketching, measurements and various styles of interior settings. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1950 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    An in-school experience designed to help teachers apply methods and materials in a secondary classroom. This course must be taken concurrently with SCED 4980  (6-7 hours). (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 4900  and admittance to the Teacher Education Department
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FLHD 5890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

Finance

  
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    FIN 2870 - Personal Finance

    3 credits

    A study to educate each individual in a role as consumer; to aid in making wise and informed spending decisions; and to discuss marketplace, governmental services, budgeting, personal money management, and other consumer related problems. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    FIN 3110 - Risk & Insurance

    3 credits

    This course explores the numerous methods now used by businesses and other organizations to protect against risk. Besides the traditional methods of insurance, the course also introduces diversification, hedging, derivatives, guarantees, options, futures contracts, and other methods of risk control. Prerequisite: Acceptance into Advanced Standing or approved minor in department. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into Advanced Standing or approved Minor in department.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 3250 - Managerial Finance I

    3 credits

    This is the first of a two-course series designed to ground students in the theories, concepts, and applications of finance with an emphasis on financial ratios, time value of money, project analysis, cost of capital, and risk management. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1050 , MATH 2040 , and ACCT 2010 .
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 3260 - Managerial Finance II

    3 credits

    This course is an extension of FIN 3250 . The focus of this course is on capital structure, capital acquisition working capital management, risk management, inventory control and cash management. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FIN 3250  and acceptance into Advanced Standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 3750 - Investments

    3 credits

    Security markets selection of stocks for portfolio, basic investment analysis, and introduction to various investment vehicles. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Advanced Standing status
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 3770 - Financial Institutions/Markets

    3 credits

    A study of financial institutions and processes established to acquire funds and other resources and to distribute these to those with financial needs. Emphasis is on opportunities and risks in financial markets and the means to deal with these forces. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Advanced Standing or approved minor in department
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 4250 - Advanced Managerial Finance

    3 credits

    Analytical and quantitative techniques using a conceptual approach for creative and contextual decision making in asset allocation and management. Topics include working capital and fixed asset management, capital budgeting, capital structure, and debt management. The class uses the case approach and assumes that the student has an understanding of basic accounting and managerial finance. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FIN 3260  and Advanced Standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 4450 - Options and Futures

    3 credits

    This course provides an introduction to futures and options, collectively known as derivative securities. Topics discussed include the markets where derivatives are traded and risk and valuation of derivative securities. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 4760 - Investments II

    3 credits

    An extension of FIN 3750 , this course teaches additional topics in Investments including futures, options, and other derivatives, as well as the creation and management of mutual funds and other portfolios. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FIN 3750  and acceptance into Advanced Standing.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 4900 - Special Topics

    1 to 3 credits

    (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 6000 - Foundations of Finance

    3 credits

    This course provides an accelerated overview of the theories and methods of finance in support of the common body of knowledge core required for all MBA students not having previous business coursework. (Taught on demand)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FIN 6100 - Advanced Topics in Finance

    3 credits

    Selected topics that extend FIN 6000 . These may include (but are not limited to): 1. issuing and debt, 2. uses of options, futures and other derivatives, 3. short-term capital management, 4. mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcy, and 5. international finance. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into MBA program
    General Education Course: No

French

  
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    FREN 1010 - Beginning French I

    4 credits

    Designed for students with little or no language experience. This course will emphasize conversation, vocabulary building, and basic grammar. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    FREN 1020 - Beginning French II

    4 credits

    This course is a continuation of FREN 1010  and is designed for students with one semester or its equivalent in French and serves as a continued introduction to the French language. The course stresses all four language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FREN 1010  or the equivalent.
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    FREN 1030 - Accelerated French I

    4 credits

    This intensive course combines French 1010 and 1020. It is intended for students with two years of high school French or the equivalent and/or honors students or those who want to move through the sequence quickly. (Spring)

  
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    FREN 2010 - Intermediate French I

    4 credits

    This course is designed for students having completed FREN 1020  or its equivalent and serves as an intensive review of the French language. The course will stress the four language acquisition skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FREN 1020  or the equivalent.
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    FREN 2020 - Intermediate Grammar & Conversation

    4 credits

    This course is designed for students having completed FREN 2010  or its equivalent and serves as an intensive review of the French language. The course will stress the four language acquisition skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2010  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    FREN 3010 - Advanced Conversation

    3 credits

    This course is to promote oral proficiency in French by developing the Three higher level skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. May be repeated once for credit. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3210 - Advanced French Grammar

    3 credits

    Detailed presentation of French grammar, composition and translation. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3220 - Composition & Discussion

    3 credits

    The materials for this course come from literary and journalistic texts which treat a variety of aspects of French culture. These serve as a point of departure for the course’s emphasis on writing and conversation. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3230 - Advanced Vocabulary Study

    3 credits

    This course helps students develop and expand their French vocabulary by studying the formation of words (prefixes, suffixes, roots and compound words.) Students learn to use precise words in different contexts and to discern and use the different registers to improve oral and written communication. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3410 - Adv Phonetics & Pronunciation

    3 credits

    This course improves students’ pronunciation of French. It analyzes the rule governing liaison and the International Phonetic Alphabet as it relates to French. Students learn to transcribe French using the IPA and read phonetic transcription of French words. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3410 - Adv. Phonetics & Pronunciation

    3 credits

    This course improves students pronunciation of French. It analyzes the rule governing liaison and the International Phonetic Alphabet as it relates to French. Students learn to transcribe French using the IPA and read phonetic transcription of French words. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 3510 - History & Culture of Premodern France

    3 credits

    This course is an overview of the historical and cultural development of France from the Gauls to the French Revolution. It emphasizes the part that France has played in the European community and on the international level. It may be repeated once for credit. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4210 - French Poetry

    3 credits

    This course introduces students to poetry in French by reading and analyzing poems from each of the important periods and movements. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4220 - French Novel and Short Story

    3 credits

    This course introduces students to novels and short stories in French by reading and analyzing fiction from each of the important periods and movements. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4230 - French Theater

    3 credits

    This course introduces students to theater in French by reading and analyzing plays from each of the important periods and movements. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4510 - Introduction to Translation

    3 credits

    Practicum, where translation skills are developed at an advanced level. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4640 - Topics in French Studies

    3 credits

    The student is exposed to a thorough analysis and interpretation of French topics or authors. (*May be repeated once for credit on different topics/authors). (As needed)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4893 - Internship

    1 to 5 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4900 - Methods of Teaching Foreign Language in the Public Schools

    3 credits

    Students are introduced to contemporary, practical methodologies. They create, present, and critique learning activities. The course is designed to prepare students to teach a foreign language. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: FREN 2020  or the equivalent
    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4920 - French Workshop/Study Abroad

    1 to 5 credits

    General Education Course: No
  
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    FREN 4921 - Study Abroad: French Language

    4 credits

    On study abroad, students are immersed in an intensive French program for language and culture study. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    FREN 4923 - Study Abroad: French Culture

    3 credits

    On study abroad, students are exposed to and study French art, architecture, theatre, and history. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    FREN 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F) (TBA)

    General Education Course: No

Geography

  
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    GEOG 1000 - Earth’s Natural Environment: Physical Geography

    3 credits

    A geographic analysis of the processes and distributions of the elements of Earth’s natural environment, i.e. atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0 or above) must be earned in this course before it can be counted in a physical science major or minor or as a prerequisite for any other course. (Fall even years)

    Co-Requisite: GEOG 1005 
    General Education Course: Physical Science Knowledge Area
  
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    GEOG 1005 - Earth’s Natural Environment: Physical Geography Lab

    1 credits

    Lab to accompany GEOG 1000 . A minimum grade of “C” (2.0 or above) must be earned in this course before it can be counted in a physical science major or minor or as a prerequisite for any other course. (Fall even years)

    Co-Requisite: GEOG 1000 
    General Education Course: Physical Science Knowledge Area
 

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