Nov 12, 2019  
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Inquiry

  
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    INQR 1000 - Fundamentals of Academic Inquiry



    Discovery, exploration, and analysis of ideas that faculty members across a variety of disciplines, study and investigate.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Other Contact Hours: 1

    Repeat Status: No

    Class Restrictions: Freshman-Semester, Junior-Semester, Sophomore-Semester


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Integrated Science

  
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    ISCI 2001 - Life/Earth Sciences for Elementary Education



    This course is designed to provide early childhood education majors with hands-on experiences in the life sciences and earth sciences that can be incorporated into the P-4 classroom. Emphasis will be placed on experimentation and activities, their use in the understanding of concepts in the life and earth sciences, and their direct application in the P-4 classroom.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MATH1101 >= C or MATH1111 >= C or MATH1113 >= C or MATH1001 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No


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    ISCI 2002 - Foundations of Physical Science



    An Area F course for an early childhood education major that focuses upon the most fundamental aspects of physics and chemistry. Conceptual understanding through exploration and experimentation will be employed to develop long-term connections to the formulaic components of the physical sciences.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MATH1101 >= C or MATH1111 >= C or MATH1113 >= C or MATH1001 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Chemistry/Physics Lab Fee
    Fee Amount
    40
    Fee Type
    FLAT


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Kinesiology & Health Science

  
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    KNHS 2100 - Introduction to Nutrition



    This course provides an introduction to the science of nutrition with emphasis on essential nutrients, needs throughout the life span, nutritional assessment of individuals and populations, nutritional aspects of disease, food policies, regulatory agencies, and current issues regarding these topics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 2200 - CPR, First Aid and Sport Safety



    This course introduces students to Adult, Infant and Child CPR; First Aid and automated external defibrillation training; and, sports related injury prevention.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 2300 - Introduction to Medical Terminology



    This course will enable students to identify and explain the function of specific word parts; describe how medical compound terms (words) are constructed; interpret and understand medical course content, literature, records, and research from a wide variety of academic disciplines.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 2350 - Health and PE at Early Childhood



    This course presents the Early Childhood teacher education candidate with a guide for teaching health and physical education. In addition, this course may be used as a supplement for implementing a sound program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3100 - Introduction to Kinesiology and Heath Science



    An overview of the foundations of the various dimensions of Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) in the concentrations of exercise and sports science, pre-physical therapy, health science, nutrition, and teaching health and physical education. Course will include exposure to ethical professional behavior.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3210 - Motor Behavior



    The theory and application of motor skill development and the behavioral characteristics of participants in motor activities will be discussed.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3220 - Structural Kinesiology



    A study of the structural basis underlying human motion, with emphasis on the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. An analysis of the mechanical principles which apply to the techniques used in physical activity, sport, and dance, including principles of kinetics and kinematics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (BIOL2111 >= C or BIO111 >= C) and (BIOL2112 >= C or BIO112 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology


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    KNHS 3300 - Practicum in Exercise



    The purpose of the Practicum is to provide the student hands-on experience in exercise testing and prescription of physical fitness. Appropriate protocols will be practiced based on the age, health status, and physical activity level of the person to be tested.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Kinesiology


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    KNHS 3310 - Sport and Exercise Psychology



    This course examines physical activity as a health behavior and health-related dimension of physical fitness. The association between physical activity and fitness are analyzed. Other topics include health habits, chronic diseases, the behavior physiology of stress and mental health. Applications of psychology and exercise are examined.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3311 - Sexuality, Gender, and Health in the Professional Workplace



    This course is designed to introduce the student to the multifaceted study of human sexual behavior and the impact related issues have on the professional environment. Emphasis will be on the impact these behaviors have both professionally and ethically on personnel in health, fitness, and education-based careers.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3312 - Current Issues in Health and Diseases



    This course will focus on medically-related issues associated with kinesiology-based professions. Discussions will include chronic and acute disease states, pharmacological issues, special populations, and musculoskeletal conditions and how they relate to clients, students, and co-workers.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3313 - Teaching and Assessing Physical Activity and Fitness



    Candidates will learn about developmentally appropriate fitness education and assessment for students at all grade levels. The purpose of the course is to develop skills and knowledge related to teaching and assessing physical activity and fitness in K-12 public school settings and other movement-related contexts.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology Class Restrictions: Freshman-Semester


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    KNHS 3314 - Teaching and Coaching Team Sports and Lifetime Activities



    The intent of this course is to develop the teacher candidates’ and perspective coaches’ motor skill competencies, content knowledge, and pedagogic techniques for selected team sports and recreational activites.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education Class Restrictions: Junior-Semester, Sophomore-Semester, Senior-Semester


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    KNHS 3315 - Teaching and Coaching Individual and Dual Sports and Lifetime Activities



    The intent of this course is to develop the teacher candidates’ and perspective coaches’ motor skill competencies, content knowledge, and pedagogic techniques for selected individual, dual, and recreational activites.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology


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    KNHS 3316 - Movement and Dance Methods



    The physical education teacher candidate is introduced to the concepts and qualities of human movement, instructional strategies for teaching dance, rhythms, stunts and tumbling, educational games and gymnastics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology


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    KNHS 3319 - Exercise Physiology



    This course is an in-depth study of the physiology of exercise. Emphasis will be placed on energy metabolism during exercise and its relationship to the circulatory, pulmonary, and neuroendocrine systems.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (BIOL2111 >= C or BIO111 >= C) and (BIOL2112 >= C or BIO112)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 3321 - Foundations of Teaching Sport and Physical Education



    This course is the initial pedagogy experience for teacher education candidates and kinesiology-related majors interested in teaching physical education and/or coaching sports. Various teaching styles and skills necessary to develop and maintian an effective learning environment will be examined.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education Class Restrictions: Freshman-Semester


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    KNHS 3343 - Elementary Methods of Physical Education and Health



    The purpose of this course is to enable the teacher education candidate to create a variety of learning opportunities for students that will be developmentally appropriate for children.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology


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    KNHS 3420 - Instructional Strategies in Health Science



    This course is designed to offer the student a theoretical and practical introduction to the discipline of health science education as a tool in both the academic and community setting.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4210 - Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription



    This course is an introduction to basic principles of fitness and wellness. The measurement prescription and evaluation of health-related factors of physical fitness are critical elements. Practical experience in fitness and wellness programming will be an integral part of this course.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: BIOL2111 >= C and BIOL2112 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4230 - Biomechanics



    The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the basic biomechanical principles of movement and their application to sports and human performance.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: KNHS3220 >= C and BIOL2111 >= C and BIOL2112 >= C and (PHYS1111 >= C or PHYS2211 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4240 - Strength Training and Conditioning



    A study of the fundamental concepts of human physiology and exercise physiology as they apply to programs of physical conditioning, training, and physical fitness. Theories, current research, and laboratory techniques for assessing human physiological responses to exercise, physical training, health-related physical fitness, and sport performance will be studied. This class is designed as a preparation for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: BIOL2111 >= C and BIOL2112 >= C and KNHS3319 >= C and KNHS3220 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1BSK-KINES-BSK-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 4310 - Global Health and Health Disparities



    This course will explore global health issues and related concerns regarding health disparities. Students will be able to better relate local and national health and cultural topics to worldwide concerns. The course will incorporate the rationale for and modes of intervention to improve global health and reduce health disparities.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: KNHS3312 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Class Restrictions: Junior-Semester, Senior-Semester


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    KNHS 4311 - Epidemiology



    The purpose of this course is to introduce the participant to the study of human disease and injury in terms of distribution, determinants, and etiology.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: BIOL2111 >= C and BIOL2112 >= C and KNHS3312 >= C and MATH2210 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4312 - Biostatistics



    The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the theoretical and practical use of statistics as a tool utilized in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of mortality and morbidity data.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4320 - Principles of Exercise Therapy



    This course will deal specifically with fitness and the factors involved in the measurements, prescription, and evaluation of adult populations. The rehabilitation of athletic and work-related injuries will be discussed. Concepts will be reinforced through laboratory experiences.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (BIOL2111 >= C or BIO111 >= C) and (BIOL2112 >= C or BIO112 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4330 - History and Philosophy of Kinesiology



    The history of kinesiology will be presented with emphasis on the implications for modern kinesiology and sport. Critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, and ethical decision making will be stressed.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4340 - Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology and Health Science



    This course teaches how to collect, organize and analyze numerical data to find solutions to problems. Of interest is an understanding of how to measure knowledge, physical performance, and affective behavior.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4342 - Physical Education for Middle and Secondary School Students



    Teacher education candidates will learn about developmentally appropriate physical education for youth in middle and high school (grades 6-12).

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education Class Restrictions: Junior-Semester, Sophomore-Semester, Senior-Semester


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    KNHS 4350 - Nutrition in Health and Human Performance



    This course will examine the science of nutrition as related to health, disease and human performance. Special emphasis on how nutrition impacts on development of human disease and possible prevention, and the unique nutritional requirements of athletes. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2111, BIOL 2112 and KNHS 2100 with a C or better, or permission of the instructor. Senior standing.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: BIOL2111 >= C and BIOL2112 >= C and KNHS2100 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4360 - Assessment and Differentiation in Physical Education



    This course introduces foundations and techniques for candidates to structure learning environments that address the variety of learning styles, interests, and abilities found within a physical education classroom. In addition, the process of assessment and reflection in ohysical education is examined in detail.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No


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    KNHS 4950 - Selected Topics in Kinesiology



    The content of this course is designed to meet the needs and interests of students who are assigned studies in selected areas of health and Physical Education Related Topics. Variable from 1 to 6 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): Permission from department.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1 TO 6
    Lecture Hours: 1 TO 6

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 98


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    KNHS 4960 - Internship in Kinesiology and Health Science



    The purpose of the internship is to provide the student an opportunity to observe and practice essential skills of health/fitness professionals. The internship will further development of professional competence which enhances classroom knowledge. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 15
    Lecture Hours: 15

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Kinesiology


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    KNHS 4970 - Health and Physical Education Student Teaching



    The purpose of the apprenticeship teaching experience is to develop the essential professional knowledge and skills of teacher education candidates who wish to enter the profession of teaching physical education and health. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all required Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Certification Courses.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 15
    Lecture Hours: 15

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Health and Physical Education

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Student Teacher Fee
    Fee Amount
    200
    Fee Type
    FLAT


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    KNHS 6241 - Seminar in Contemporary Kinesiology and Health Science Research



    This course introduces students to research in the disciplines of kinesiology and health science.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6311 - Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity



    This course examines physical activity as a health behavior and health-related dimension of physical fitness. Associations between physical activity and fitness with health habits, chronic diseases, the behavior physiology of stress, and mental health are examined.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6312 - Cardiovascular Response to Exercise



    This course will deal specifically with the cardiovascular function of the human body during physical exertion. Concepts will be reinforced through laboratory experiences.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6313 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning



    This course examines the principles of strength training. Included topics are the physiological responses to training as well as the practical considerations for developing a strength training program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6314 - Biomechanics



    The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the basic biomechanical principles of movement and their application to sports and human performance.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6321 - Foundations of Teaching Sport and Physical Education



    This course is the initial pedagogy experience for teacher education candidates and kinesiology-related majors interested in teaching physical education and/or coaching sports. Various teaching styles and skills necessary to develop and maintian an effective learning environment will be examined.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MAT-Master of Arts in Teaching, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6331 - Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletic Programs



    This course will provide the student with an understanding of personnel administration, physical education and athletic objectives, and program administration.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6334 - Methods of Presentation in Kinesiology and Health Science



    The purpose of this course is to examine and understand systematic methods to improve teaching skills. Two critical subject areas of this course will be the creation of conditions for effective teaching and a review of the literature on effective teaching in physical education.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6339 - Trends and Issues in Kinesiology and Health Sciences



    The purpose of the course is to offer the graduate student an exploration of kinesiology and health science topics which, during the offering of the course, is under great discussion and contemplation within the professional community. Topics may differ between semesters.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6342 - Physical Education for Middle and Secondary School Students



    Candidates will learn about developmentally appropriate physical education for youth in middle and high school (grades 6-12). This course is designed to provide the teacher education candidate with the ability to plan and implement an effective middle school physical education program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MAT-Master of Arts in Teaching, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6343 - Elementary Methods of Physical Education and Health



    Teacher education candidates will learn about developmentally appropriate physical education for students in elementary school. The purpose of this course is to enable the teacher education candidate to create a variety of learning opportunities for diverse students that will be developmentally appropriate for children in grades K-12.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MAT-Master of Arts in Teaching, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6350 - Foundations and Principles of Sports Coaching



    This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-SPCO-Post Bac Cert in Sports Coach, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6351 - Ethics of Sports Coaching



    This course will investigate the methods, principles, and decision-making responsibilities of a coach and promote critical examination of ethical issues and moral dilemmas that are inherently found within sports coaching settings.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-SPCO-Post Bac Cert in Sports Coach, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6352 - Athletic Injuries, Care, and Prevention



    This course is designed to provide the student an introduction to the recognition, care, and prevention of athletic injuries from a coach’s perspective. It involves fulfilling the role of being a competent first responder to athletic injuries and illness in a variety of athletic contexts.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-SPCO-Post Bac Cert in Sports Coach, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6353 - Taking the Athlete to the Next Level



    This course is designed to expose coaches to the psychological variables that have an effect on athletic performance and to equip them with the knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations to better support youth athletes transitioning from the recreation, club, and/or high school levels to competitive collegiate athletics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-SPCO-Post Bac Cert in Sports Coach, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6360 - Assessment and Differentiation in Physical Education



    This course introduces foundations and techniques for candidates to structure learning environments that address the variety of learning styles, interests, and abilities found within a physical education classroom. In addition, the process of assessment and reflection in physical education is examined in detail both theoretically and in practice.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MAT-Master of Arts in Teaching, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6400 - Internship in Kinesiology and Health Science



    This experience is designed to offer the graduate student a pragmatic and experiential exposure to the fields of kinesiology and/or health science. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6411 - Motor Control and Learning



    This course focuses on theory and application of motor skill development and the behavioral characteristics of participants in motor activities will be discussed. Topics include performance and skill, attentional factors, motivational factors, stress, and perceptual motor learning and classical research in motor learning.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6412 - Motor Development



    This course is designed to provide the student with a knowledge base in the study of change in motor behavior across the lifespan. Topics include: reviews of cognitive, social, and perceptual development as they apply to motor development and factors that affect development.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6413 - Statistics and Evaluation in Kinesiology



    A study of basic statistics and other issues applied to the reliability and validity of cognitive, psychological, and physiological assessments of human movement.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6430 - Advanced Health and Wellness



    This purpose of this course is to offer the graduate student an in-depth survey of health science. Six content areas will be reviewed: physical, mental, social, spiritual, emotional, and environmental health. Current trends and issues specific to the discipline will also be explored.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6431 - Advanced Application of Nutrition in Health and Human Performance



    This course will provide essential updates to current standards related to nutrition in health, disease and human performance. Special emphasis on applying principles to athletes in specific environments.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6432 - Physiological Responses to Excercise



    This course addresses the physiological effects of acute and chronic exercise on metabolism, nervous, cardiorespiratory and muscular systems. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for conducting diagnostic and functinal cardiopulmonary evaluations and conditioning programs for healthy and special populations. The structure of the course will consist of lecture, group discussion, and hands-on experience in the laboratory.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6442 - Applied Research Project



    This course is designed to allow the student to conduct an applied research project under the supervision of a faculty member. After conducting the study, the student will prepare a written research report in the form of a manuscript. This course may be repeated as necessary.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6450 - Psychology of Physical Activity for the Older Adult



    This course is designed to provide the student with an awareness of the psychological aspects of physical activity and older adults. Through a series of modules the students will obtain an understanding of relationships between personality, self-esteem, emotions, disease, and physical activity in older adults.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-ACAG-Post Bac Cert in Active Aging, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6451 - Physical Activity Instruction for Older Adults



    This course will prepare the student to design well-rounded physical activity programs for older adults. Through readings, discussions, and independent activities, students will better understand the aging process, the importance of physical activity to sucessful aging, and the principles and considerations of planning exercise for older adults.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-ACAG-Post Bac Cert in Active Aging, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6452 - Medical Concerns When Exercising Older Adults



    This course examines the psychological aspects of physical activity as applied to the older adult. This course deals with understanding and modifying physical activity behavior in older adults. Also, this course addresses understanding the psychological influences and consequences of exercise in this group.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-ACAG-Post Bac Cert in Active Aging, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6453 - Nutrition for Older Adults: Applying Principles to the Physically Active



    This course will prepare the student to identify nutrition concerns as a result of the aging process and apply these priciples in considering nutrition for active older adults. Through readings, discissions, and independent activities, students will better understand the dietary nuitrition adjustments that occur as a result of the aging process and how this may impact activity.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: 1CERG-ACAG-Post Bac Cert in Active Aging, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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    KNHS 6950 - Selected Topics



    The content of this course is intended to meet the needs and interests of graduate students in selected areas of Kinesiology and Health Science. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1 TO 3
    Lecture Hours: 1 TO 3

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    Program Restrictions: 1MAT-Master of Arts in Teaching, 1MS-KINES-MS-Kinesiology


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Latin

  
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    LATN 1001 - Elementary Latin



    Fundamentals of reading and writing Latin. Introduction to Roman culture. Designed for students who have never studied Latin. Students who entered the university for the first time in the fall of 1998 or later, or those returning students who have not been enrolled for two consecutive years prior to 1998, will not be able to count Foreign Language 1001 towards graduation if it is the same language they took in high school. (First time freshmen who graduated from high school five or more years ago may count Foreign Language 1001.) However, it does count for computing eligibility for financial aid and calculating full-time student status. Students taking the language for the first time will receive credit.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    LATN 1002 - Elementary Latin



    A continuation of Latin 1001. Students admitted provisionally with CPC deficiency in foreign languages may take this course to satisfy the foreign language CPC requirement. Regular credit will not be given to students who have had Latin in high school.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: LATN1001 >= D or LAT111 >= D

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    LATN 2001 - Intermediate Latin



    Intermediate Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary based on writings of ancient authors; building English vocabulary through study of Latin roots.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (LATN1002 >= D or LAT102 >= D)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    LATN 2002 - Intermediate Latin



    A continuation of Latin 2001. At the end of this course, students should have a basic competence in Latin.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (LATN2001 >= D or LAT201 >= D)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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Leadership

  
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    LDRS 2000 - Introduction to Leadership and Professionalism



    This course introduces the concepts and relationships between leadership, engagement, and professionalism. Through a variety of readings, experiences, and assignments, it will foster successful leadership competencies. This course will develop students who think critically and creatively, make ethical and evidence-based decisions, communicate and collaborate effectively, synthesize skills from multiple aspects and sources, be trusted with responsibility, respond constructively to feedback from peers and professors, and inspire others to work together toward common goals.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1101 >= C or ENGL1113 >= C or COMS1100 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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Linguistics

  
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    LING 4410 - Phonetics and Phonology



    This course is an advanced (senior-level) linguistics seminar in phonetics and phonology, using data from a variety of languages. Topics include articulatory phonetics, phonetic translation, formal phonological theory, stress and intonation, Optimality Theory, and acoustic phonetics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1102 >= C or ENGL1114 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    LING 4500 - Second Language Acquisition



    This course introduces second language acquisition from the linguistic, cognitive, and social perspectives, aiming at helping students understand and solve issues in second language learning and teaching.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1102 >= C or ENGL1114 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    LING 4600 - Translation Theory and Method



    This course will explore the basic principles of translation and interpretation, the theory, the methods, the challenges, the problems, and the satisfaction involved in rendering both written texts and oral statements from one language to another without losing the basic ideas, the intent, the stylistic level, and the linguistic register. It will focus on the means by which cross-cultural communication can be facilitated and the actual process of translating-what the translator does, and why (i.e. how translators make decisions of language, style, format, and cultural equivalency). Special attention is paid to the on-going problems of translatability, fidelity, literalness, freedom, and imitation.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1102 >= C or ENGL1114 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    LING 4711 - Introduction to Linguistics



    This course is an introduction to the systems of language including sound and sound patterns, meaning, sentence patterns, and the social functions of language.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1102 >= C or ENGL1114 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    LING 4712 - Modern Grammatical Systems



    This course is an examination of modern grammatical systems, with an emphasis on a description of the morphology and syntax of languages.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: ENGL1102 >= C or ENGL1114 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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Management

  
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    MGMT 2106 - Legal and Ethical Environment of Business



    This course analyzes the legal, ethical, economic, social, and political environment in which business operates. The cost and benefits of regulation are appraised.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 3500 - Management Theory and Practice



    A study of the theory and practices of management using a functional approach to emphasize the interdependence of behavior, technology, and organizational structure.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 3510 - Organizational Behavior



    Examines the determinants and consequences of human behavior in formal organizations.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MGMT3500 >= C or MGT363 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 3540 - Leadership and Ethics in Management



    Addresses both traditional and non-traditional characteristics, behaviors and responsibilities required of contemporary organizational leaders.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MGMT3500 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 4500 - Human Resource Management



    An applications approach to the managerial decisions regarding selection, recruitment, training, performance appraisal, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and employment law.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MGMT3500 >= C or MGT363 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 4520 - Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining



    A decisional approach surrounding the union-management relationship including collective bargaining, contract negotiation and administration, dispute resolution (arbitration, mediation), the NLRA, and the structure and functioning of organized labor.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MGMT3500 >= C or MGT363 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 4550 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management



    An interdisciplinary case and lecture approach is used to provide the student with knowledge of real life as well as simulated management experience in areas of entrepreneurship and small business problem solving. Emphasis will be on the characteristics of entrepreneurs, small business problems, managing and controlling the operations.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (MKTG3700 >= C or MKT353 >= C) and (MGMT3500 >= C or MGT363 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 4560 - Advanced Topics in Human Resources



    Course contains module coverage of selected HR topics of selection, compensation, training and development, and safety and health issues.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (MGMT4500 >= C or MGT434 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 4580 - Strategic Management



    Analysis of the practices and problems in the strategic management of businesses through case studies and other information drawn from the functional areas of the enterprise. Serves as a capstone course. Note: This course must be taken in final semester.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Info Systems, Marketing


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    MGMT 4950 - Selected Topics



    A course and/or directed study of a major issue, practice, or problem in the area of management. Content to be decided based on needs and professional objectives of students and the expertise and availability of faculty.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99


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    MGMT 6290 - International Management



    The advanced study of major aspects of international business including, but not limited to, how and why the world’s countries differ, the economics and politics of international trade and investment, the functions and form of the global monetary system, and the organizational strategies and structures of international businesses. The course covers the international perspective of organizational functions including manufacturing and materials management, marketing, research and development, human resource management, accounting and finance issues. The course also relates theoretical international business concepts to current international issues.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6500 - Organizational Behavior



    An analysis of the determinants and consequences of human behavior in organizations with attention to motivation, leadership, and group dynamics.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6510 - Managerial Leadership: Professional and Personal Development



    Examines the interrelationships between business and society from a managerial perspective. Decision implications of ethics, the natural environment, stakeholder diversity and business regulation are addressed from an application standpoint.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Info Security Management, MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6520 - Management of Human Resources



    A comprehensive survey of the typical personnel management decisions faced by managers, including accepted contemporary practice relative to job analysis, EEO regulations, selection, development, discipline, discharge, appraisal, compensation, benefits, and global human resource issues.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6530 - Labor and Management Relations



    A graduate level survey of organized labor, major labor legislation, and the collective bargaining process. Arbitration, negotiation, and unfair labor practices will be studied within an applications framework. Major focus is upon managing in a unionized environment.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6550 - Strategy & Entrepreneurship Capstone



    This course exposes students to concepts and practical application of strategy (the arrangements and deployment of resources for a sustainable competitive advantage) and entrepreneurship (the capacity and willingness to develop, launch, and manage a business venture and its risks) in evolving business environments.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    MGMT 6580 - Strategic Management



    Gives the student an opportunity to develop and appreciate conceptual skills as needed by higher level managers in all types of organizations. Emphasis is on the integration of subject matter from all courses in the discussion and analysis of organizational problems. Comprehensive analyses of organizations are conducted. To be taken within the last two semesters.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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    MGMT 6950 - Current Issues in Management



    A variable content course individually designed to meet the needs, interests, and professional objectives in business administration.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    Major Restrictions: MBA Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


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Management Science

  
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    QUAN 3600 - Introduction of Management Science



    An introduction to management science methods, tools, and applications related to making best decisions (optimization), making predictions (forecasting) and developing causal models (regression).

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: (MATH3110 >= C or MATH2210 >= C) and (MINF2201 >= C or CSCI1301 >= C)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    QUAN 4620 - Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis



    Will use visual techniques to understand, document and communicate business models, and then apply information technology to the modeling process for business decisions in accounting, management, operations, finance, and marketing.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MATH2210 >= C or MAT221 >= C and MINF2201 >= C or MIS210 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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    QUAN 4630 - Business Analytics



    Covers developing business models, advertising models, pricing models, sales and sales force decision models, market segmentation and classification analysis, making decisions with multiple objectives, marketing models and uncertainty, and understanding customer preferences.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MINF3650 >= D

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    QUAN 4640 - Operations and Supply Chain Management



    Operations and supply chain management is concerned with processes (e.g. purchase, manufacture, store, distribute, sell) that are used in managing (i.e. planning and controlling) the operations of organizations that produce goods and provide services. Topics include: process understanding and improvement, managing quality, managing capacity, logistics, demand forecasting, inventory management, material requirements planning, just-in-time/lean production systems and operations scheduling.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MATH2210 >= C and MGMT3500 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    QUAN 4650 - Financial Modeling & Operational Risk Analysis



    Students will explore Monte Carlo methods applied to risk analysis with business applications including operational and financial models. The hands-on experience allows in-depth analysis and understanding of practical risk management issues.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: MINF2201 >= C and MATH2210 >= C

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No


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    QUAN 4950 - Decision Analysis



    A course or directed study in management science. Content to be decided based upon instructor expertise and student interest.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No


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