Aug 19, 2022  
2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

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Dance

  
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    DANC 2270 - Intermediate Ballroom Dance

    1 credits

    This course will further students’ knowledge of and ability in International Latin and Standard Ballroom Dance and teach skills to actively participate in dance as a life-time activity. Students will be taught Samba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Quickstep at an intermediate level. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 1170 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 2540 - Dance Practicum

    1 to 2 credits

    This course provides students an opportunity to work under directors, designers, or choreographers to gain performance or production experience. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 2920 - Dance Workshop

    1 credits

    (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3010 - Rhythmic Form & Analysis

    3 credits

    Analysis of rhythmic structure relative to movement through the study of elements of music and music structures: sight reading, note values, reading and writing metric patterns. Practical exploration of rhythmic properties of pulse, meter, tempo, beat, accent, mood, intensity, and phrases with application to movement/dance principles. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3050 - Dance Kinesiology

    3 credits

    Examines the science of human motion in support of the art of dance. This study is applied to the facilitation of excellence in dance performance and the reduction of injuries. (Spring odd years)

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1020  with a grade of C- or better
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3090 - Jazz Dance III

    2 credits

    Advanced study of jazz technique. May be repeated three times for credit. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2090  or consent of instructor
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3120 - Tap Dance III

    1 credits

    Intermediate level of tap dance technique. May be repeated three times for credit. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3130 - Pointe

    1 credits

    Instruction in the proper fit and technique of pointe shoes in classical ballet. Practical exercises and combinations for the furthering of pointe technique of the intermediate-to-advanced student. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3150 - Classical Ballet V

    2 credits

    Continued development of classical ballet technique at the intermediate level, extending the vocabulary and technical proficiency from level IV. Additional emphasis will be placed on musicality and performance quality. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2150 , DANC 2170 , or placement audition
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3160 - Modern Dance V

    2 credits

    Continuing exploration of contemporary dance technique at an intermediate level with emphasis on more complex movement phrasing, rhythmic variation, and use of space. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2160 , DANC 2180 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3170 - Classical Ballet VI

    2 credits

    Continued development of classical ballet technique at the high intermediate level extending the vocabulary, technical proficiency, musicality, and performance qualities of level V. Additional emphasis will be placed on examining fluidity of movement phrasing and ballet styles. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2150 , DANC 2170 , DANC 3150 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3180 - Modern Dance VI

    2 credits

    Continuing exploration of contemporary dance technique at an upper intermediate level with emphasis on more complex movement phrasing, rhythmic variation, and use of space. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2160 , DANC 2180 , DANC 3160 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3270 - Advanced Ballroom Dance

    1 credits

    This course will further students’ knowledge of and ability in International Latin and Standard Ballroom Dance and teach them skills to actively participate in dance as a lifetime activity. Students will be taught Samba, Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango, and Waltz at an advanced level. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2270 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3450 - Dance Repertory

    2 credits

    This course utilizes various disciplines and works towards professional standards in both technique and performance. Each year, the instructor will select excerpts from different forms, genres and styles of dance repertoire to develop students’ ability as performance artists. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2150 , DANC 2170 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3500 - Dance History

    3 credits

    A conceptual and historical examination of dance as part of the human experience from its historical roots to its present status in a variety of cultures. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3510 - Dance Composition

    2 credits

    Elements of space, time and qualities of movement are basis for improvisational and compositional study. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2080 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3530 - Principles of Choreography

    2 credits

    Dance composition with introduction to motif development and sources for choreography. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2080  and DANC 3510 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 3900 - Creative Movement for Children

    1.5 credits

    This course is designed to provide resources and strategies to introduce creative movement into an elementary education curriculum. It will provide material for movement, organization techniques, and suggestions for guiding children through creative exploration and discoveries through movement. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4120 - Tap Dance IV

    1 credits

    Intermediate/advanced level of tap dance technique. May be taken three times for credit. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4150 - Advanced Classical Ballet

    2 credits

    Continued development of classical ballet technique at the advanced level, extending the growth in technical proficiency, musicality, fluidity, style, and examining the proper structure of a ballet technique class. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2150 , DANC 2170 , DANC 3150 , DANC 3170 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4160 - Advanced Modern Dance

    2 credits

    Continuing development of contemporary dance technique at an advanced level with emphasis on refining performance quality, depth of physicality, dramatic expression, and individual style. May be repeated three times for credit. Admission by placement. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2160 , DANC 2180 , DANC 3160 , DANC 3180 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4300 - Dance Ensemble

    2 credits

    Enrollment by audition. Advanced study in ensemble performance. May be repeated eight times for credit. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4500 - Dance History II/Criticism

    3 credits

    This course provides an in depth view of theatrical dance from the 20th-21st century with artistic trends explored and critiqued. This is an intensive writing, dance viewing, and discussion course where students develop perspectives of critical analysis of the artistic process and aesthetics. (Spring even years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4530 - Interactive Composition: Dance & Tech

    3 credits

    This course presents the theory and practice of choreography with the focus of integrating concepts of dance and technology. Different types of computer applications with dance composition provide a broad overview as a springboard for further exploration in choreography. (Spring even years)

    Prerequisite: DANC 2080 , DANC 3510 , DANC 3530 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4640 - Special Projects in Dance

    1 to 3 credits

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4890 - Internship

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4900 - Methods in Dance Education

    2 credits

    Methods and theories in teaching dance in the secondary schools. Organizational techniques, unit/lesson plan development, evaluation, and accompaniment for dance will be studied. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    DANC 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

Early Childhood Education

  
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    ECED 3910 - Integrated Curriculum & Assessment: K-3

    3 credits

    Methods in planning and implementing an integrated curriculum using projects and thematic units, developmentally appropriate instruction for children’s learning. Assessment strategies and data collection, both formal and informal, for use in evaluating the progress of children in kindergarten and primary grades, meeting individual needs and reporting progress to parents. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500  with a grade of “C” or better and admission to Teacher Education program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECED 3920 - Foundations in Early Childhood Education

    3 credits

    History and philosophy of early childhood education, recent trends, learning environments and programs for the education of children from birth to eight years. Develops collaborative teaming skills and ability to work with community leaders, agencies, businesses, and others in promoting children’s learning. Focus on parent involvement and family/community relation. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500  with a grade of “C” or better and declared Elementary Education major
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECED 3930 - Child Development and the Arts: K-3

    3 credits

    Focuses on teaching strategies specific to the developmental needs of children from age four through eight that encourage children’s aesthetic development, physical abilities, and self-esteem through meaningful, integrated learning experiences in art, music, movement/dance, and drama. Lab fee required. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: FLHD 1500  with a grade of “C” or better and Admission to Teacher Education
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECED 4980 - Early Childhood Student Teaching

    6 credits

    An in-school experience designed to help teachers apply methods and materials found to be successful with and early childhood education pupils. This course is required for the Early Childhood Education License. Students are placed in a public school. Advance application required. Fee structure can be found in the Clinical Practice section. (P/F)

    Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Department
    General Education Course: No

Economics

  
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    ECON 1010 - Economics as a Social Science

    3 credits

    General Education course. Provides overview of principles of economics. The economy is analyzed in terms of historical origins and development and current performance and problems, including poverty, pollution, health care, international trade policy, unemployment and recession, inflation, Social Security System, taxation policy, and national debt. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ECON 1740 - US Economic History

    3 credits

    Satisfies American government requirement of general education. History from colonial times to present. Coverage of U.S. Constitution; national economy; pluralism; ethnicity, race, gender; distribution of wealth and power; social conflict and reform; entrepreneurs, workers, workplace; cultural encounters; popular culture; U.S. and global affairs. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: American Institutions Requirement; Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ECON 2010 - Principles of Microeconomics

    3 credits

    Introduction to basic microeconomic principles: price theory, theory of the firm, trade and comparative advantage, public goods, taxation, welfare economics, and industrial organization. Public policy with regard to the environment, consumer protection, and other problems is also examined. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ECON 2020 - Principles of Macroeconomics

    3 credits

    Introduces measurements of national economic performances: GDP, and interest, inflation and unemployment rates. Develops a model to describe the economic situation, and to present the options available to policy makers. Discusses the institutions and constraints that frame policy. International economic issues and the relation of the U.S. economy to the global economy are then examined. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ECON 2500 - Quantitative methods for Business & Economics

    3 credits

    An introduction to applied quantitative methods for business and economics. Spreadsheets are used extensively as a modeling tool. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1050 , MATH 2040  (or equivalent)
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 3010 - Managerial Economics

    3 credits

    Managerial economics applies microeconomic analysis to the management of the firm. Using economic theory, statistical analysis and optimization methods, students solve management problems relating to pricing, production and distribution, innovation and technological change, and cost.

    Prerequisite: MATH 2040 , MATH 1100  or ECON 2500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 3020 - Macroeconomics for Business Decisions

    3 credits

    Explores the macroeconomics environment within which business decisions are made. Source data is used to obtain measures of the economy. Macroeconomic theory underlying the conduct of monetary and fiscal policy is analyzed. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , and MATH 2040 ; MATH 1100  or ECON 2500  or approved Minor in department.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 3170 - Decision Modeling

    3 credits

    An introduction to the fundamental methods of operations research/management science. Emphasis is on applied business decision modeling. Topics include linear, integer, and nonlinear programming; decision analysis; and simulation. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , MATH 2040 , MATH 1100  or ECON 2500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 3840 - Public Finance

    3 credits

    Public sector economics examines the microeconomic functions of government and the way government affects the allocation of resources and the distribution of income. Topics include welfare theory, public goods, market failure and cost-benefit analysis. (Fall even years)

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4200 - Human Resource Economics

    3 credits

    This course applies economic theory to the behavior of employers and employees. Topics include labor supply and demand, wage determination, schooling, human capital, unionization and migration. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1100  or ECON 2500 , MATH 2040  (or equivalent courses), ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4260 - Principles of Econometrics

    3 credits

    An introduction to the basic statistical methods used to estimate and analyze quantifiable economic relationships with an applied emphasis. The primary focus is on the classical linear regression model and violations of its assumptions. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , and MATH 1100 , MATH 2040  and ECON 2500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4500 - Economics of Strategy

    3 credits

    Principles of industrial organization economics and the economics of the firm applied to business management and strategy. Includes an overview of standard industrial organization topics such as market structure, entry, and pricing rivalry along with issues in organizational economics such as the principal-agent problem and vertical integration. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , ECON 3010 , MATH 2040 , MATH 1100  or ECON 2500 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4900 - Special Topics

    2 to 4 credits

    Topics in specialized fields of economics and advanced quantitative methods, varying by semester. Repeatable for 12 credit hours, provided course content is different. Prerequisites: . (As needed)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1100 , MATH 2040 (or equivalent), ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4910 - Survey of Economics

    3 credits

    Survey of macro and microeconomic principles for all students interested in economics basics.  Class will also prepare educators for the economics section of PRAXIS 5081 Social Studies: Content Knowledge.  Topics examined include demand and supply, market structure, market failure, measuring GDP and unemployment, aggregate demand and supply, money and inflation, and macroeconomic policy.  (Summer Annually)

    Prerequisite: Junior/Senior class standing or instructor permission.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 4950 - Senior Seminar

    3 credits

    A capstone course requiring the completion of a major project. The course covers research tools and methodology, and guides students through the process of economic research and problem analysis. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ECON 3010 , ECON 3020 , ECON 4260 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 6000 - Foundations of Economics

    3 credits

    This course provides an accelerated overview of both the micro and macro theories and methods of economics in support of the common body of knowledge core required for all MBA students not having previous business course work. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 6100 - Spreadsheet Modeling Craft

    3 credits

    Application of quantitative methods to business analysis and decision-making. Fundamental topics of management science are covered including optimization modeling, decision and risk analysis, simulation modeling, linear regression analysis, and forecasting methods. Prerequisite: Acceptance into graduate business program and completion of relevant foundation course or sufficient undergraduate coursework. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 6200 - Managerial Economics

    3 credits

    Application of microeconomic principles to business management and strategy. Includes fundamental topics in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and organizational economics. Uses business case analysis. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into MBA program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ECON 6210 - International Economics & Finance

    3 credits

    This course develops applied knowledge of the theories and practices of international economic and financial analysis. The course evaluates the use of trade policies by national governments, and explores the multinational corporate responses to those policies. Additionally, the course evaluates the impact of exchange rate risk on the firm, and develops strategies for sound financial management in a multinational context. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Completion of core competency courses.
    General Education Course: No

Education

  
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    ECED 3900 - Early Childhood Curriculum: PreK-3

    3 credits

    This course presents an integrated approach to teaching in the Kindergarten classroom, taking into consideration the Utah State Office of Education Requirements and the Common Core.  The course work focuses on developmentally appropriate curriculum, methods of instruction, planning, and assessment in the Kindergarten classroom. For Elementary Education Majors (Fall, Spring, As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program
  
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    EDUC 1999 - E-Portfolio/WebCT Access

    0 credits

    E-Portfolio/WebCT Access is managed through this course.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 2000 - Exploring Education in Society

    3 credits

    This course explores the historical, philosophical, political and economic foundations of education in the United States. Topics include multiple perspectives, current events, and trends and issues. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    EDUC 2120 - Service Learning

    1 credits

    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 times for credit. This is a designated Service Learning course. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 2840 - Cooperative Education

    2 to 8 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 3000 - Principles of Teaching & Learning

    3 credits

    This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the Professional Teacher Education Program including standards, requirements, and models of effective teaching. School practicum. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 3180 - Educational Decision Making

    3 credits

    This course examines prescriptive teaching, data-driven decision making, evaluation and assessment, instructional and classroom design, and emerging technologies that enhance student learning. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 4831 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 3 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 4832 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 3 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 4833 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 3 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 4840 - Cooperative Education

    2 to 8 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5031 - Foundations of Instructional Design for Educators

    3 credits

    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. (Online, Summer/1st Session - Odd years, or Arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5032 - Classroom Integration of Educational Technology

    3 credits

    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. (Online, Fall - Odd years, or arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5033 - Enhanced Hardware & Software Skills for Educators

    3 credits

    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. (Online, Spring - Even years, or arranged.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5034 - Educational Technological Pedagogy I

    3 credits

    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. (Online, Fall - Even years, or arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5035 - Educational Technological Pedagogy II

    3 credits

    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. (Online, Spring - Odd years, or arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 5320 - STEAM: Physical & Earth/Space Science for Elementary Educators

    3 credits

    This course is designed to allow educators to explore physical science education in the context of the most recent science standards, which include the interconnected nature of science as it is practiced and experienced in the real world.  Participants will learn physical science concepts and teaching strategies designed to assist them in educating K-6 students. (As Needed)

  
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    EDUC 5330 - STEAM: Integrated Math for Elementary Educators

    3 credits

    Elementary educators will increase their mathematical knowledge and mathematical content knowledge in connection with the new mathematical standards.  Focused on using application and experiential learning opportunities  allowing students to discover mathematical truths. Educators will explore STEAM curriculum content and teaching practices specific to K-6 classrooms.

  
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    EDUC 5350 - Teaching Inquiry-based STEAM: Using Trans-disciplinary Investigation

    3 credits

    This course is designed to help educators take the STEAM knowledge and pedagogy they have learned in their previous content and pedagogy courses and integrate content knowledge and instructional skills into developing and using interdisciplinary project -based investigations in K-8 classrooms.  These projects will utilize the Next Generation Science Standards. (As Needed)

  
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    EDUC 5410 - STEAM: Life Science for Elementary Educators

    3 credits

    Elementary educators will integrate art and science in the classroom within the context of the most recent science standards. Focused on the interconnected nature of science, technology, engineering, and math, with emphasis on the life sciences, this course will reinforce an understanding of life science concepts and explore teaching practices specific to K-6 classrooms. (As Needed)

  
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    EDUC 5420 - Education of the Gifted & Talented

    3 credits

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

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    EDUC 5445 - Leadership of Gifted and Talented Programs: Capstone Practicum

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    EDUC 5450 - Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted and Talented Learners

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    EDUC 5460 - Identification/Evaluation in Gifted Education

    3 credits

    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.)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    EDUC 5480 - Materials/Methods in Gifted Education

    3 credits

    Explores programming and curriculum models in gifted education with special attention to the development of instructional materials for use with students. (Online, Summer/1st Session even years, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    EDUC 6000 - Issues in Psychology & Measurement

    3 credits

    The study of current psychological principles of teaching and learning, and principles and techniques for developing, validating and interpreting educational measures. The use of educational measures for evaluation and planning processes. (Spring, Fall, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6010 - 21st Century Learning Spaces

    3 credits

    Theory and application for creating a 21st Century learning environment are the focus for this course. Maintaining student cooperation in diverse classroom and network settings will be a focus. (Fall, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6020 - Information & Technology in Education

    3 credits

    Introduction to information technology for teachers, administrators, and media specialists. Examines the role of technology in curriculum and instruction. (Fall, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6030 - 21st Century Research & Data

    3 credits

    This course provides 21st Century teachers with the knowledge and skills to read, understand, implement, and conduct research in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on data driven instruction. (Spring, Summer, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6031 - Foundations of Instructional Design for Educators

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6032 - Classroom Integration of Educational Technology

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6033 - Enhanced Hardware & Software Skills for Educators

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6034 - Educational Technological Pedagogy I

    3 credits

    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. (Online, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6035 - Educational Technological Pedagogy II

    3 credits

    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)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6036 - Leadership with Technology

    3 credits

    Students that complete this course will effectively lead and oversee a technology integration team at the school level. Upon completion the student will demonstrate knowledge of process management functions, resource management functions in the classroom, and define and set appropriate goals for technology-mediated instructional project. Students will also make recommendations for activities, techniques, identify variables, establish communication systems, adapt current systems and compare various technology instructional models. The Supervisory/ Administrative Electronic Portfolio is also established during this course. Required for Supervisory/Administrative Endorsement. (Fall, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6050 - Online Teaching for Educators

    3 credits

    This course introduces online and hybrid/blended schools.  Topics include: Definitions, historical development, trends, curriculum, instruction, technology and assessments in teaching online and in hybrid schools. Nevada CTE students only. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6051 - Instructional Design for E-Learning

    3 credits

    This course addresses national guidelines and standards for preparing teacher to teach in online and hybrid settings.  Student will be required to have hand-on experience and proficiency in computer and Internet tech skills.  This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence – Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6052 - Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning

    3 credits

    This course addresses diversity issues related to online and hybrid schools.  The focus of this course is on providing teachers with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to ensure all students have the opportunity to learn and be successful in online and hybrid schools. This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence – Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6054 - Two Semester Internship in Online and Hybrid Schools

    3 credits

    The internship provides the student with a paid two-semester online supervised teaching experience.  Students are required to implement Best Online Teaching Practices at an online or hybrid/blended school internship site.  The students will engage in observation, internalization, and further study to join the theory and promising practices in online teaching and hybrid/blended learning.  This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence – Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6055 - Practicum and Assessment Development in E-Learning

    3 credits

    The practicum provides the student with an online supervised teaching experience.  Students are required to implement Best Online Teaching Practices at an online or hybrid/blended school internship site.  The students will engage in observation, internalization, and further study to join the theory and promising practices in online teaching and hybrid/blended learning.  This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence – Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6080 - Leadership & School Principal

    3 credits

    Theories in instructional leadership including school vision and management as they apply to the principal’s role will be explored in the context of leadership in the 21st century. (Spring, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6100 - Practices of Instructional Supervision

    3 credits

    A study of the application of instructional supervisory theories and practices of supervisory behaviors as they relate to improvement of instruction. Directed field experience will be required. (Must be taken prior to Public School Administrative Internship) (Fall, As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6190 - Methods & Practices of Teaching

    3 credits

    Methods and models of teaching are demonstrated, analyzed and evaluated. Students will acquire practical skills in different models of teaching in varied K-12 curriculum areas. Required for all Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education GELP candidates. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6205 - Introduction to Emergency Management in Public Schools

    3 credits

    This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence – Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6210 - Mitigation & Prevention

    3 credits

    This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence - Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6215 - Preparedness

    3 credits

    This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence - Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6220 - Response

    3 credits

    This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence - Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDUC 6225 - Functional & Assessment Needs

    3 credits

    This course has been specifically designed for use only in the Clark County Center for Teaching Excellence - Advanced Studies Certificate Program at this time. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: Admission to Nevada CTE Program
    General Education Course: No
 

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