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2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

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Social Science

  
  • SOSC 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

Sociology

  
  • SOC 1010 - Introduction to Sociology

    3 credits

    Designed to give students a foundation for all future sociological studies. Develops an understanding of the role of social organization on human interaction. Introduces definitions, terms, and concepts used in sociological literature. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
  • SOC 1020 - Social Problems

    3 credits

    This course examines current cultural and social aspects of problems such as poverty, racial and gender inequality, crime, health and illness. The course examines ties between these social problems and their connection to the broader structural issues of inequality. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
  • SOC 2600 - Marriage and Family

    3 credits

    This course focuses on the family as a key societal institution and explores the changes taking place in contemporary marriage patterns. We will examine the various components of the family, the variations of contemporary families and experiences of families of different social classes and ethnicities. We will also explore the realities of marital power, domestic work, child-rearing, family violence, and overall family changes. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 2630 - Race and Ethnic Relations

    3 credits

    A study of the ethnic patterns in contemporary American society. Emphasis is placed on contemporary theories of race and ethnic relations, the problems of prejudice and discrimination, and myths concerning group differences, and contemporary issues and dilemmas of inter-group relations. (Fall Odd Years)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3000 - Social Inequality & Justice

    3 credits

    This course examines inequality in contemporary societies and people’s collective responses to inequitable situations. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3010 - Origins of Human Society

    3 credits

    This course offers a sociological/anthropological introduction to the cultural and social origins of human society. Basic theories and principles of sociology and cultural anthropology will be emphasized along with competing contemporary theories of human origin. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3030 - Civic Engagement, Service Learning & Leadership

    3 credits

    Exploration of the challenges facing contemporary diverse communities, and how sociological ideas and methods can be used to understand social problems and affect change through an engaged-learning approach that combines academic work with community service. (Annually)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3110 - Traveling Across South Asia

    3 credits

    This course is a window onto South Asian nations from Afghanistan to Pakistan.  It explores the geographic, social, economic and political landscapes of South Asian nations through sociological eyes. (Spring Odd Years)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3130 - Gender and Work

    3 credits

    The course examines the changing nature and patterns of work on a worldwide scale from the perspective of gender. Who does what and why? What are the causes and effects of these shifts? (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3150 - Sociology of Drugs

    3 credits

    This introduction to the key terms, concepts, and theoretical perspectives of the sociology of drugs and drug use will broaden students’ understanding of the meaning and impact of drugs on society. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3200 - Sociology of Popular Culture

    3 credits

    Using general theories of the nature of social and cultural structures, this course provides a sociological analysis of every day American culture. Examining popular culture such as print, media, television, sport, and other aspects of a consumer-driven culture helps understand prevailing values and anticipate changing norms and behaviors. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3250 - Food and Culture

    3 credits

    This course addresses the relationship between food and culture. It examines food taboos and rituals, food and identity, alcohol and drug use, feasting and fasting, hunger and obesity, and the global politics of food production and consumption. (Annually)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3270 - Sociology of Sports

    3 credits

    An introduction to the key terms, concepts, and theoretical perspectives of the sociology of sports will broaden students’ understanding of the meaning and impact of sports on culture and society. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3300 - Sociology of Education

    3 credits

    This course analyzes the school as a social organization. Among topics considered are power and control in the school classroom organization and procedures and their relation to learning; roles of educators; and relations between school and community. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3350 - Social Psychology

    3 credits

    This course provides students with a systematic introduction to sociological social psychology. Both sociological and psychological approaches are considered, before specifically addressing the theoretical and empirical studies of symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology, and postmodern social psychology. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3370 - Men, Women & Society in Global Perspectives

    3 credits

    An introduction to the field of gender studies with a focus on sex role behavior from several theoretical perspectives. Emphasis is on recent sociological research as well as cross-cultural and historical analysis of women and men in society. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3410 - Environmental Sociology

    3 credits

    This course is an exploration of the interconnectedness between the social world of humans and the biophysical world in which they exist. Topics include population growth, land and resource development, identity attachments to the land, the impact of environmentalism and environmental justice issues today. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3450 - Applied Research Methods

    3 credits

    This course provides students with a firm grasp of the quantitative and qualitative research methods commonly used in the social sciences, enables students to execute their own worthwhile research projects, and helps students be informed consumers of research. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3500 - Deviance

    3 credits

    This course is an exploration of social deviance as evidenced in subcultures in American society. It is designed to apply major criminological and deviance theories to modern day deviant groups, while contextually examining the construction of deviant identities in relation to mainstream values. (Spring Even Years)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3560 - Sociology of Leisure & Tourism

    3 credits

    An in-depth course, students will learn about the historical, geographical, cultural, and sociological variability of leisure and tourism, both in America and around the world. (Fall Even Years)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3610 - Juvenile Delinquency

    3 credits

    This course is an exploration of past and current delinquency theories, trends and issues. Topics included in this course are an extensive review of theory, female delinquency, gangs, the juvenile justice system, police and juveniles, the role of family, peers, schools, and drugs on delinquency and juvenile corrections today. (Spring Odd Years)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3700 - Crime and Society

    3 credits

    This course is a survey and exploration of crime including a review of classic and contemporary criminological theories, trends in crime, and a brief historical overview. Specific topics will include property crimes, violent crimes and hate crimes, white-collar crimes, organized crime and police discretion. The criminal justice system will be explored as a process, focusing on the U.S. correctional system today, the prison system, and alternatives to prison. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3780 - Social Theory

    3 credits

    This course provides an introduction to the major strands of social theory of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Emphasizes the contributions of individual thinkers from each of the key traditions—conflict, functionalist, interactionist, structuralist, feminist, post-modernist/post-structuralist. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3800 - Urban Sociology

    3 credits

    History of the rise of urban/industrial societies. Examination of the social and economic structures and organization of modern cities. Emphasis on urban social ecology and modern urban social conditions. (Every other year)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3850 - Anthropology & Sociology of Religion

    3 credits

    This course examines religion as a key societal institution and cultural practice. Ethnographic studies illustrate classical and contemporary theories on the meaning, function, and interpretation of religious experience. The intersection of religion with ethnicity, class, gender, and politics is explored. (Annually). This course is cross-listed as ANTH 3160 .

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or ANTH 1010  recommended
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 3900 - Social Movements

    3 credits

    This course is an examination of how social movements arise and are maintained, of why certain kinds of movements emerge, and of what impact they have upon society, both globally and locally. (Fall Odd Years)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4000 - Political Sociology

    3 credits

    The course is a survey of sociological approaches to power, government and politics. It will identify key concepts and theories; analyze substantive issues; and consider current research. Contemporary issues and problems will be examined as well. The course will focus on in-class discussion and a student term paper. Can also be counted as a Political Science credit. (Fall Even Years)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4100 - Sociology of Health & Medicine

    3 credits

    This course explores the social construction of health, illness, and healing. Current issues surrounding alternative health care, nutrition, mind/body relationships, and societal change will also be examined. Must be an upper division student. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4500 - Global Issues in Sociology

    3 credits

    Global issues in sociology addresses the globalization of cultures and societies. We will explore global events along with the trends, and issues that are contributing to international inequalities. Specifically, the course focuses on the global impact of the culture of capitalism. This includes: capitalism and the nation-state, population growth, hunger, poverty, disease, exploitation of the environment, and the changing status of indigenous groups through a global economy. The emphasis of this course will be developing a global perspective of the contemporary world. The course will consider the interrelations between imperialism, colonialism, post-colonialism, regionalism, and globalism. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4530 - Diasporas & Transnationalism

    3 credits

    This course examines the socio-cultural, political, & economic dimensions of transnational practices across nation-states.  It focuses on the causes and consequences of transnationalism. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4700 - Special Topics

    1 to 3 credits

    From time to time faculty will offer a course pertaining to a special area of interest or particularly timely topic under this course number. 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)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4810 - Social Statistics

    3 credits

    An introduction to statistical procedures used in sociological research. Designed to teach students the methods used in making scientific predictions through the use of averages, variation and the testing of hypotheses. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020  and permission of instructor
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4830 - Readings and Conferences

    3 credits

    As needed.

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4850 - Undergraduate Research

    3 credits

    As needed

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 SOC 3450 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4890 - Sociological Internship

    1 to 9 credits

    Practical experience in sociology. No more than 6 credit hours will be applied to one’s major, 3 to a minor: remaining credit hours will be counted as elective hours outside the major or minor. (P/F)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 ; SOC 3030 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 4999 - Senior Capstone

    3 credits

    After selecting a faculty supervisor, students have two options: 1) a practicum involving internship, service learning and/or civic engagement experience(s) with social research and social problem analysis; or 2) a research project in which one defines a topic, conducts research, and prepares findings. (Annually)

    Prerequisite: SOC 3030  or SOC 3450 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SOC 5890 - Sociological Internship

    1 to 9 credits

    Practical experience in sociology. No more than 6 credit hours will be applied to one’s major, 3 to a minor: remaining credit hours will be counted as elective hours outside the major or minor. (P/F)

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 ; SOC 3030 
    General Education Course: No

Spanish

  
  • SPAN 1010 - Beginning Spanish I

    4 credits

    This is a beginning course designed for students with little or no foreign language experience. The course will emphasize conversation, vocabulary building, and basic grammar. Students with extensive secondary school Spanish should consider enrolling in SPAN 1020  or SPAN 2010 . (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
  • SPAN 1020 - Beginning Spanish II

    4 credits

    Continuation of SPAN 1010 . (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 1010  or equivalent, or instructors permission.
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
  • SPAN 2010 - Intermediate Spanish

    4 credits

    This is a second-year course that emphasizes grammar, composition, reading and conversation. (Fall Spring)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 1020  or equivalent skills
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
  • SPAN 2020 - Intermediate Grammar & Conversation

    4 credits

    Continuation of SPAN 2010 . (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 2010  or equivalent skills.
    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
  • SPAN 3210 - Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition

    3 credits

    This is a writing intensive course that offers both a detailed review of Spanish grammar and the application of grammatical rules to the written expression of complex ideas with correct usage and appropriate rhetorical style. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 2020  or equivalent, or instructors permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 3212 - Special Topics in Grammar and Composition

    3 credits

    This course will address topics and issues in Spanish grammar and composition from a variety of approaches including, but not limited to, engaging in creative writing, and writing about literature, film and art.  (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 2020  or equivalent, or instructors permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 3250 - World Cinema

    3 credits

    An overview of international film. Linked to the SUU French & Spanish Film festivals, this course will present an array of important directors from around the world. Emphases will include major directors, particular cinematographic techniques, important movements in the history of international cinema, as well as how directors have influenced each others’ work. This course is cross-listed as FREN 3250 , GERM 3250 , and LANG 3250 . This course will be offered as LANG 3250 . (Spring)

  
  • SPAN 3510 - Culture & History of Spain

    3 credits

    This course gives an overview of the historical and cultural development of Spain. It serves as enrichment for the survey courses on Spanish literature through a study of the political, social and intellectual movements reflected in the literature. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 2020  or equivalent, or instructors permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 3512 - Culture & History of Latin America

    3 credits

    This course gives an overview of the historical and cultural development of  the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America. It serves as enrichment for the survey courses on Spanish literature through a study of the political, social and intellectual movements reflected in the literature. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 3610 - Conversation & Special Topics

    3 credits

    This course seeks to improve a student’s conversational skills by (1) giving oral interpretations of Spanish media and literature and (2) having students discuss media or literature in Spanish related to a special topic. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4000 - Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Literature

    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to the critical study of literature. It provides students with basic principles of literary analysis, including basic ideas on literary history and criticism, as well as an introduction to the common terminology of literary discourse. This course is prerequisite to all Spanish literature courses. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4210 - Spanish Peninsular Literature 12th-18th Century

    3 credits

    This course examines major authors, esthetic trends and intellectual movements in Peninsular literature from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4212 - Spanish Peninsular Literature 19th-21st Century

    3 credits

    This course examines major authors, esthetic trends and intellectual movements in Peninsular literature from the nineteenth century to the present. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4310 - Spanish American Literature 15th-19th Century

    3 credits

    A survey of Spanish American Literature that includes major periods, trends and authors from the conquest to the late nineteenth century. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4312 - Spanish American Literature 20th-21st Cent

    3 credits

    A survey of Spanish American Literature that includes major periods, trends and authors from modernism to contemporary literature. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4400 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics

    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to the nature and study of language. Focus is placed on sounds, words and sentences through analysis of data from Spanish and other languages. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4510 - Introduction to Spanish Translation

    3 credits

    This course examines the theory and practice of translation, and allows students to develop skills in the translation of journalistic, business, scientific and literary texts. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4512 - Language Acquisition

    3 credits

    This course will introduce students to language acquisition. Students will compare the processes by which human beings acquire first, second, and foreign languages. Dimensions explored will include theories and models of language acquisition, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and implications of applied linguistics research. (Spring even years)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4610 - Special Topics in Culture, Linguistics, or Literature

    3 credits

    This is an in-depth, intensive course in which the student is exposed to thorough analysis of a specific cultural, linguistic, or literary topic. May be repeated once for credit. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: SPAN 3210  or SPAN 3212 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4893 - Internship

    1 to 5 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4900 - Methods of Teaching Foreign Language

    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: SPAN 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4920 - Spanish Workshop/Study Abroad

    1 to 5 credits

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPAN 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

Special Education

  
  • SPED 3030 - Educating Exceptional Students

    3 credits

    This course explores the wide-range of exceptionalities found in schools. This includes special needs, gifted, at-risk, and disabled students, and programs designed for their care and support. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4100 - Programming & Management

    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of the service patterns, management needs, organizational variables, and instructional models necessary for success with students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4110 - Special Education Law

    3 credits

    This course reviews the role of federal, state, and local governments in special education issues with an emphasis on case and regulatory law. Focus will be placed on how the IDEA impacts education.

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4120 - Applied Behavior Analysis & Management

    3 credits

    This course helps students understand how to analyze behaviors, apply interventions, and monitor strategies designed to assist students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4130 - Curriculum Strategies

    3 credits

    This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the curricular needs of students with mild/moderate disabilities, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4145 - Collaboration & Transition

    3 credits

    This course reviews interagency collaboration and consultation for life and vocational skills as well as transition planning for a continuum of students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4160 - Report Writing

    3 credits

    This course will emphasize how the teacher can evaluate student academic and behavioral progress, IEP status, and the ability to interpret, analyze, and synthesize data and report summaries. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4170 - Issues in Special Education

    3 credits

    This course will examine current trends and issues in Special Education in Utah and the Nation. Students will research and report on topics of current relevance and importance. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4185 - Practicum/Induction Seminar

    2 credits

    Students will be provided meaningful practicum opportunities, field experience, and induction seminars in the public schools in preparation for Student Teaching and for entering the job market. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4980 - ELED/SPED Student Teaching

    10 credits

    Students will be placed in a public school classroom, based upon their academic preparation, for a comprehensive induction experience prior to ELED/SPED licensure. Advanced application req. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Admission to Student Teaching, SPED 4185 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 4981 - SCED/SPED Student Teaching

    10 credits

    Students will be placed in a public school classroom, based upon their academic preparation, for a comprehensive induction experience prior to SCED/SPED licensure. Advanced application req. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Admission to Student Teaching, SPED 4185 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6100 - Programming & Management

    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of the service patterns, management needs, organizational variables, and instructional models necessary for success with students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6110 - Special Education Law

    3 credits

    This course reviews the role of federal, state, and local governments in special education issues with an emphasis on case and regulatory law. Focus will be placed on how the IDEA impacts education.

    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6120 - Appl. Behav. Analysis & Manag.

    3 credits

    This course helps students understand how to analyze behaviors, apply interventions, and monitor strategies designed to assist students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6130 - Curriculum Strategies

    3 credits

    This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the curricular needs of students with mild/moderate disabilities, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6145 - Collaboration & Transition

    3 credits

    This course reviews interagency collaboration and consultation for life and vocational skills as well as transition planning for a continuum of students with mild/moderate disabilities. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6160 - Report Writing

    3 credits

    This course will emphasize how the teacher can evaluate student academic and behavioral progress, IEP status, and the ability to interpret, analyze, and synthesize data and report summaries. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6170 - Issues in Special Education

    3 credits

    This course will examine current trends and issues in Special Education in Utah and the Nation. Students will research and report on topics of current relevance and importance. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6185 - Practicum/Induction Seminar

    3 credits

    Students will be provided meaningful practicum opportunities, field experience, and induction seminars in the public schools in preparation for Student Teaching and for entering the job market. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Departmental Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6980 - SPED Student Teaching

    9 credits

    Students will be placed in a public school classroom, based upon their academic preparation, for a comprehensive induction experience prior to ELED/SPED licensure. Advanced application req. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Admission to Student Teaching, SPED 6185 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • SPED 6981 - Modified SPED Student Teaching

    3 credits

    Students will be placed in a public school classroom, based upon their academic preparation, for a comprehensive induction experience prior to SCED/SPED licensure. Advanced application req. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department
    Co-Requisite: Admission to Student Teaching, SPED 6185 
    General Education Course: No

Technology

  
  • TECH 1040 - Professional Vocational Leadership

    1 credits

    Skills USA, a national vocational club, provides the opportunity for students to develop leadership, character, human relations, self-confidence, and explore career opportunities. It also provides the opportunity for service to the school and community. Students will be encouraged to compete in state and national vocational career competition conducted by industry. This will give students recognition for their skill and knowledge, while bringing recognition to SUU. Students may take this class three times for a total of three hours credit. (P/F) (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 1950 - Technology in Society

    3 credits

    This course deals with the impact of technology on society. The course covers the evolution of technology, reviewing the major thrusts which brought about the current technological revolution. Emphasis is placed on how technology serves society and improves our way of life. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 2830 - Reading and Conferences

    1 to 7 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 3000 - Occupational Safety

    3 credits

    Detailed study of occupational, safety and health hazards. Emphasis on regulation, including air pollution, noise, hazardous chemicals, electrical and industrial safety. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 4832 - Readings and Conferences

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 4833 - Readings and Conferences

    3 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 4840 - Cooperative Education

    2 to 8 credits

    Designed to allow students to receive credit during an assigned paid work related experience. Credits will be assigned according to work hours. A written report/paper is required to complete the credit. A maximum of 10 credit hours may be taken and do not replace major/minor requirements. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TECH 4890 - Internship

    1 to 9 credits

    A course designed to allow students to receive credit during an assigned unpaid work related experience. Credits will be assigned according to work hours. A written report/paper is required to complete the credit. A maximum of 9 credit hours may be taken and do not replace major/minor requirements. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No

Technology Education

  
  • TE 1700 - Electricity and Electronics

    3 credits

    Principles of basic electricity, electronics, digital principles, solid state devices, and AC and DC circuit analysis will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on common electrical and electronic circuits and their applications. Lab experiences will allow students to apply these principles using modern electronic test equipment. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 1820 - Material Processing

    3 credits

    A study of the use of basic tools and machines to include hand tools and portable power tools. Skill, care, and safety will be stressed. Students will complete a series of exercises what will cause them to demonstrate their skill and knowledge. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 2650 - Cabinet Design

    3 credits

    This course will use computer software to design, develop materials lists, develop material and hardware list, cutting schedules and production management of typical cabinet styles. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3150 - Industrial Materials

    3 credits

    This course provides fundamental experiences related to the use of materials and processes commonly found in industrial applications, such as wood and wood products, plastics, sheet metal, industrial machining, and welding, with an emphasis on the application and teaching of pre-engineering knowledge and skills. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3160 - Communication Systems

    3 credits

    A course related to the communication industry and related occupations. The course content will include the concepts and principles of communication as well as the different media used for the communication of information including: video production, audio production, and printed media. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: TECH 1700
    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3550 - Transportation and Power

    2 credits

    A course for the technology education teacher related to the transportation and power industry to include related occupations. The content will include sources of power, such as: power mechanics, electrical theory and power, and fluid power, and various transportation systems that move people and products. (Spring odd years)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3850 - Construction

    3 credits

    A course for the Technology Education teacher related to the construction industry, its related occupations and its function in today’s economy. The content will include activities in basic carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing, masonry, and structural building techniques. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3870 - Cabinet and Furniture I

    3 credits

    Advanced practice in furniture and cabinet construction with emphasis on quality craftsmanship. A study of design and layout procedures. Mass production techniques, use of plastic laminates and hardware will be studied. A review of recognized furniture styles. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: TE 1820 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3880 - Cabinet and Furniture II

    3 credits

    Continuation of TE 3870 . (Spring)

    Prerequisite: TE 1820 
    General Education Course: No
  
  • TE 3890 - Cabinetmaking and Millwork

    3 credits

    This course is designed to introduce the student to design, layout and construction of European style and face frame cabinets. The student will be involved in the design and construction of basic kitchen and bath cabinetry. The student will be exposed to the use of plastic laminates and millwork as it relates to small commercial and residential construction. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: TE 1820 
    General Education Course: No
 

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