CLAS Master Course List

AC201 - Principles of Accounting I

Introduction to the business approach to accounting systems with emphasis on a) the role of accounting in starting, establishing, and operating a business, b) the accounting cycle, and c) merchandising operations. Practical applications of math, communication, and skills used in business will be integrated

AC202 - Principles of Accounting II

The continued study of business accounting systems with an emphasis on a) partnerships, b) corporations, c) financial statement analyses, and d) managerial accounting.

AC260 - Internship

Internship under a cooperative arrangement between the division and an agency, institution, or firm. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

AC260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

AC301 - Intermediate Accounting

Advanced study of accounting practices with emphasis on the conceptual framework and principles, the financial statements, their elements and supporting schedules, and the time value of money.

AC305 - Intermediate Accounting II

A continuation of the study of accounting practices with emphasis on earnings per share, pensions, leases, income tax, accounting errors and changes, and additional aspects of financial reporting and financial analysis.

AC313 - Fraud Examination

The course will cover all the major methods that employees use to commit occupational fraud. Students will learn how and why occupational fraud is committed, how fraudulent conduct can be deterred, and how allegations of fraud should be investigated and resolved.

AC320 - Cost Accounting

Considers commonly used cost accounting concepts and methods, along with special problem-solving techniques, to be used by management in controlling current operations, costing products, and services and planning for the future. Application of these procedures via spreadsheets includes manufacturing, merchandising and service organizations.

AC340 - Income Tax

Survey of individual federal income tax laws. Topics will include property transactions; business, farm, rent, royalty, and investment income; and employee expenses. Forms 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040 and the accompanying schedules are considered.

AC350 Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

Concepts and techniques of accounting for organizations which are not seeking profits. Topics include the concept of a fund; various types of funds; special problems of municipalities, public schools, universities, hospitals, churches and the federal government.

AC360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

AC368 Internship

Internship under a cooperative arrangement between the division and an agency, institution, or firm. May be taken for 1-12 credit hours.

AC370 - Information Systems

Survey of the systems development process and the role of information systems in business with emphasis on accounting information systems. Students will become familiar with the general role, structure, and control of the accounting information system. A specific application software package for a small business is introduced and used. Cross-listed with MG370

AC370 Information Systems

Survey of the systems development process and the role of information systems in business with emphasis on accounting information systems. Students will become familiar with the general role, structure, and control of the accounting information system. A specific application software package for a small business is introduced and used. Cross-listed with AC370.

AC430- Auditing

Investigative techniques with emphasis on the decision making process. Major areas include the audit environment, theory and concepts, auditing specific cycles and accounts, completing the audit, and reporting the results.

AC460 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

AC468 - Senior Internship

Internship under a cooperative arrangement between the division and an agency, institution, or firm. May be taken for 1-15 credit hours.

AC480 - Senior Capstone in Accounting

Within this capstone course students will demonstrate their integrated knowledge, growth and broad mastery of the knowledge and skills gained throughout the program. Students will read significant works in Accounting and create reflections of those readings by using critical thinking and collaboration to explain, analyze and make recommendations regarding current problems within the industry. They will lead professional discussions and use multimodal communication in the examination of current industry topics such as, harassment, discrimination, diversity, and ethical dilemmas, in a professional engaged manner.

AC490 - Special Topics in Accounting

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

AES100 - Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force

 A survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force.. Applies communicative skills. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES120 - Heritage and Values of the United States Air Forces

Continues introducing students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force. Applies communicative skills. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES210 - Team and Leadership Fundamentals

A survey course that focuses on laying the foundation for teams and leadership. The topics include skills that will allow cadets to improve their leadership on a personal level and within a team. The courses will prepare cadets for their field training experience where they will be able to put the concepts learned into practice. The purpose is to instill a leadership mindset and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to AFROTC officer candidate. Applies communicative skills. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES220 - Team and Leadership Fundamentals

Continues laying the foundation for teams and leadership. The topics include skills that will allow cadets to improve their leadership on a personal level and within a team. The courses will prepare cadets for their field training experience where they will be able to put the concepts learned into practice. The purpose is to instill a leadership mindset and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to AFROTC officer candidate. Applies communicative skills. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES310 - Leading People and Effective Communication

Focuses on teaching cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills and communication. Cadets have an opportunity to try out these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment as juniors and seniors. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES410 - National Security Affairs - Preparation for Active Duty

Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty. Leadership lab. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AES420 - National Security Affairs - Preparation for Active Duty

Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty. Leadership laboratory. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Air Force. Offered on UMC campus.

AH100 - Introduction to Occupational Therapy

This course provides the student with a historical overview of the profession, the foundational concepts of occupational therapy (OT) - process and theory, basic health care concepts, wellness and prevention, legal and ethical considerations, an understanding of the role of the OTA, and basic documentation. This course is intended to provide students interested in the OTA program of study with an introduction to the profession. This course including interactive opportunities to obtain a feeling for the profession to determine if the practice of OT is the right professional fit.

AH100 - Introduction to Occupational Therapy

This course provides the student with a historical overview of the profession, the foundational concepts of occupational therapy (OT) - process and theory, basic health care concepts, wellness and prevention, legal and ethical considerations, an understanding of the role of the OTA, and basic documentation. This course is intended to provide students interested in the OTA program of study with an introduction to the profession. This course including interactive opportunities to obtain a feeling for the profession to determine if the practice of OT is the right professional fit.

AH212 - Medical Terminology

The purpose of this class is to familiarize the student with typical medical terminology, how these terms are constructed, and the meaning of pertinent prefixes and suffices associated with the technical healthcare language. Only available online

AH260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

AH314 - Pathophysiology

This course will examine altered physiologic functions and their effects on adaptation. The roles of heredity and the changing environment on physical function are emphasized. Cross-listed with BI314

AH316 - Data Analysis for Nursing Practice

This course focuses on statistical data and terminology as they apply to allied health practice.  Students will learn the importance of statistics in performing data analysis and will be introduced to basic statistical procedures.

AH318 - Basic Nursing Informatics and Application Level Study and Testing

The purpose of this course is to expose first-semester BSN students to the basics of electronic documentation systems used in healthcare provision. Students will also be exposed to study and test-taking strategies that are appropriate for application-level testing, which is the testing methodology used predominately in nursing education. In the latter half of this course, students will have the opportunity weekly to review individualized educational or remediation materials in order to better utilize these strategies.

AH324 - Anatomy and Kinesiology for Health Professions

The study of human anatomy and movement principles as applied to health professions for injury evaluation, rehabilitation and biomechanical assessment. Analysis of movement from the study of anatomical structures and mechanical principles of the human body. This course satisfies additional degree requirements in science.

AH360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

AH418 - Individualized Remediation Strategies for Nursing Students

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the weekly opportunity to review individualized educational or remediation materials in an instructor-assisted setting.

AR111 Art Appreciation

An introduction to the many forms and roles of art worldwide: the themes, media, elements, and principles of design in two- and three-dimensional art. The historical sequence of cultures and styles from the earliest times to present will be traced through their greatest works. Meets Fine Arts req.    MOTR ARTS 100 Art Appreciation Core 42 Website

AR116 Basic Photography

Basics of photography, including the history and digital evolution of photography as an art medium. Instruction includes the use of digital cameras, natural and artificial lighting, composition, presentational methods and basic Photoshop editing. A lab fee is assessed; students are responsible for printing their portfolio. Students need access to a DSLR or digital camera (not a point-and-shoot). Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirements.

AR121 Basics of Design

A study of and application of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art to include drawing, perspectives, models, etc. The course includes a component of art history and theory. A lab fee is assessed; students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirements.

AR130 Studio Art

Specific course study within two-dimensional and three-dimensional art depending on instructor expertise and availability. Course topics could include drawing, painting (watercolor, acrylics, oils), ceramics, sculpture, book making, and fibers (weaving, macramé, fiber sculpture). The course includes a component of art history and theory. A fee is required to cover the cost of materials for the course. May be repeated under different course subtitles. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirements.

AR186 Art History I

A study of the major world cultures and their artistic achievements. Covers prehistoric art to the end of the Medieval Period. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.   MOTR ARTS 101 Art History I Core 42 Website

AR188 Art History II

A study of the major world cultures and their artistic achievements. Covers prehistoric art to the end of the Medieval Period. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.   MOTR ARTS 102 Art History IICore 42 Website

AR290 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Offered on demand.

AR390 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Offered on demand.

AS101 - Descriptive Astronomy lab

Lab exercises that accompany AS101

AS101 Descriptive Astronomy

An elementary survey of the solar system and the historical development of scientific thinking in astronomy. The laboratory provides experience with telescopes and other astronomical equipment of Morrison Observatory. 3 lectures.

AS102 - Descriptive Astronomy Beyond the Solar System

A survey of stars, galaxies and cosmology. The laboratory provides experience with telescopes and other astronomical equipment of Morrison Observatory. 3 lectures. AS 101 is not a prerequisite for AS102.

AS102L - Descriptive Astronomy Lab

Lab exercises that accompany AS102. Must be taken concurrently with AS102.

BI101 - General Biology

This introductory course is for majors only. Topics include methods of scientific study, basics of chemistry, cell biology, membranes, enzymes, cell division, photosynthesis, metabolism, genetics on a molecular and cellular level, evolution and population biology. Three lectures.   MOTR BIOL 150 Biology  Core 42 Website

BI101L - General Biology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI101.   MOTR BIOL 150L Biology with Lab Core 42 Website

BI102 - General Biology

This is a continuation of the BI101 course. Focuses include a survey of animal body systems together with an introduction to ecology. Topics cover the digestive system, immune system, circulatory system, endocrine system, nervous system, reproductive system, ecology, ecosystems, and conservation. Three lectures.

BI102L - General Biology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI102. Must be taken concurrently with BI102.

BI104 - Biology of the Dinosaurs

A basic study of the dinosaurs, relationships to living animals and fossilized animals (taxonomy), feeding habits, food selection, habits, taphonomy (fossilization), external anatomy and physiology (especially metabolism, digestion and basic senses). Lecture only, with some hands-on studies. Cross-listed with GL104. Normally offered in May term.

BI105 - Introduction to Environmental Science

This introductory course is primarily aimed at non-majors. This study of Biology with a focus on Environmental Science will cover topics including the inter-relations of humans with our environment; environmental ethics; risk assessment; public policy solutions; and soil, air, water, and energy conservation. The laboratory portion of the course focuses on the methodology of Environmental Science. Three lectures. MOTR BIOL 150L Biology with Lab Core 42 Website

BI105 - Introduction to Environmental Science

This introductory course is primarily aimed at non-majors. This study of Biology with a focus on Environmental Science will cover topics including the inter-relations of humans with our environment; environmental ethics; risk assessment; public policy solutions; and soil, air, water, and energy conservation. The laboratory portion of the course focuses on the methodology of Environmental Science. Three lectures.

BI105L - Introduction to Environmental Science Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI105. MOTR BIOL 100LEV Essentials in Biology with Lab Core 42 Website

BI105L - Introduction to Environmental Science Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI105. Must be taken concurrently with BI105.

BI106 - Human Biology

This introductory course is primarily aimed at non-pre-health professions majors. This is a study of Biology with a focus on human Biology and will cover the systems of the human body involved in maintenance, support, movement, coordination, and reproduction. The course also will cover the basics of human genetics, evolution, and ecology. Three lectures. MOTR LIFS 150 Human Biology with Lab Core 42 Website

BI106L - Human Biology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI106. MOTR LIFS 150L Human Biology with Lab Core 42 Website

BI107 - Human Anatomy

Introduction to the basic components of the human anatomical systems. Four lectures.

BI107L - Human Anatomy Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI107. Must be taken concurrently with BI107.

BI108 - Biodiversity

This course is an introduction to the science of Biology, within the topic of biological diversity. It includes the study of the classification and evolution of all major groups of living organisms. Students will become familiar with the major groups of viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. The course includes a lab focusing on the observation and classification of living organisms. This introductory course is required for Biology majors and is appropriate for non-Biology majors. Three lectures.

BI108L - Biodiversity Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI108. Must be taken concurrently with BI108.

BI109 - Human Anatomy and Physiology

This will be a one semester course that will cover both human anatomy and human physiology. The intent of the course is to cover the information that will be needed as background for the OTA and PTA programs. Special emphasis will be given to the nervous, muscular, skeletal, and urinary systems. The labs will be in coordination with the lectures and will be both anatomy and physiology in nature.

BI109L - Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI109. Must be taken concurrently with BI109.

BI110 - Introduction to Biotechnology

This introductory course is primarily aimed at non-majors. This is a study of biotechnology, including the science behind it, how it is regulated, the impact on society, and ethical concerns raised by new advances in biological sciences. Three lecture hours.

BI190 - Special Topics

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

BI205 - General Physiology

General physiological process with emphasis on the organs and systems of man and their inter-relationship. Four lectures.

BI205L - General Physiology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI205. Must be taken concurrently with BI205.

BI206 - Invertebrate Zoology-Parasitology

Anatomy, development and taxonomy of animals without backbones. Three lectures.

BI206L Invertebrate Zoology-Parasitology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI206. Must be taken concurrently with BI206.

BI300 - Ornithology

This course is about the biology of birds. Topics include avian ecology, evolution, behavior and identification. Students will learn to identify the birds of Missouri by sight and by sound. Includes a survey of the orders of birds of the world and field trips to view and study local birds. Three lectures.

BI300L - Ornithology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI300. Must be taken concurrently with BI300.

BI301 - Ecology

Study of interactions and interrelations between organisms and the environment. Topics include natural history, evolution, adaptation to the environment, population ecology, species interactions, communities, ecosystems, landscape and global ecology. Three lectures. Cross-listed with ES301.

BI301L - Ecology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI301. Must be taken concurrently with BI301.

BI302 - Botany

Study of basic plant morphology, physiology and taxonomy. Two lectures.

BI302L - Botany Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI302. Must be taken concurrently with BI302.

BI303 - Early Vertebrates

This course will explain the origin of the vertebrates from the chordates. It will cover a diverse range of topics to include: anatomy, physiology, phylogeny, behaviors and ecology for the: jawless fishes, sharks, skates and rays as well as bony fish, amphibians and reptiles. It will show the evolutionary relationships between the vertebrates and the relationships with these groups and the other members of the animal kingdom. Three lectures.

BI303L - Early Vertebrates Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI303. Must be taken concurrently with BI303.

BI304 - Mammalogy

This course is about the biology of mammals. Topics include mammalian ecology, evolution, behavior and identification. Students will learn to identify the mammals of Missouri. This course includes a survey of the orders of mammals of the world. Field trips to capture, view and study local mammals will be included. Three lectures.

BI304L - Mammalogy Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI304. Must be taken concurrently with BI304.

BI305 - Microbiology

The role of bacteria and other micro-organisms in nature. The principles of the subject as related particularly to agriculture, domestic science, sanitation, public health, nursing, and medicine. Three lectures.

BI305L - Microbiology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI305. Must be taken concurrently with BI305.

BI306 - Genetics

The molecular, biochemical and cytological basis for inheritance; the cellular mechanisms and laws of transfer between generations, and their practical applications as related to human welfare. Special attention is paid to the impact of genomics. Three lectures.

BI306L - Genetics Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI306. Must be taken concurrently with BI306.

BI307 - Comparative Animal Behavior

A study of behavior across the animal kingdom, emphasizing instinctive behavior, but also considering learning and cognition. The behavior of vertebrates and invertebrates will be studied from evolutionary, ecological, and physiological perspectives. Three lectures.

BI307L - Comparative Animal Behavior Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI307. Must be taken concurrently with BI307.

BI309 - Histology

The study of microscopic anatomy of vertebrate tissues and organ systems. Two lectures.

BI309L - Histology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI309. Must be taken concurrently with BI309.

BI311 - Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management

An exploration of the science of conservation biology, which is an applied field that combines the principles of ecology, population genetics, biogeography, economics sociology, political science, philosophy and other fields to solve problems associated with conserving the world's biodiversity. The course will also investigate issues of natural resource management, including endangered species management, reserve design, and restoration ecology. Cross-listed with ES311.

BI314 - Pathophysiology

This course will examine altered physiologic functions and their effects on adaptation. The roles of heredity and the changing environment on physical function are emphasized. Cross-listed with AH314

BI315 - Immunology

Concepts and characteristics of the immune system in health and disease. The course addresses issues and questions relevant to human behavior, public health, medicine, the environment and ethics.

BI317 - Biochemistry and Cellular Physiology

The chemistry of biological systems, with emphasis on the biosynthesis, catalysis, and the metabolic role of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, vitamins, hormones and other substances related to life processes. Three lectures.

BI317L - Biochemistry and Cellular Physiology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI317. Must be taken concurrently with BI317.

BI318 Toxicology and Environmental Medicine

A discussion of corrosive and toxic substances that affect the environment. Topics include fundamentals of sample collection, reliability of measurements, methods of detection, chemical composition of cells, chemical processes of life, the effects of toxic substances on cells and organisms, and risk assessment. Cross-listed with ES318.

BI320 - Molecular and Cellular Biology

A study of the cell structure and function with an emphasis upon eukaryotes. Topics include organelle structure and function, protein structure, receptor structure and signal transduction, movement of materials into and throughout the cell, and cancer. Labs will focus on current molecular biology techniques. Three lecture hours.

BI320L - Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany BI320. Must be taken concurrently with BI320.

BI380 - Major Readings

Study of the current principles of biology, current biological journal readings and current books in the field. Open only to juniors and seniors majoring in Biology.

BI460 - Special Problems

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

BU110 Introducation to Business

Survey course to acquaint students with the major institutions and practices in the business world, to provide the elementary concepts of business, to act as an orientation course for selecting a major, and to provide information on business career opportunities.

BU190 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

BU225 Computer Application in Business

The course includes the use of microcomputer spreadsheet application software. Topics include creating, formatting, and manipulating files, graphs, and databases; using relational and logical operators to extract data; linking databases and creating reports. Emphasis is on business applications (i.e. Microsoft Office).

BU228 Electronic Commerce

Processes, opportunities and challenges in electronic business technologies. Tools and strategies for using the Internet will be covered.

BU260 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

BU268 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hour, 1-15 hours.

BU290 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

BU341 Business Law, Contracts

Introduction to legal considerations that influence a businessperson. Topics include the legal environment of business, contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code.

BU342 Business Law, Commercial

Study of law with emphasis on agency and employment, property, bankruptcy, legal aspects of business organizations, and government regulation.

BU360 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

BU368 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable hours, 1-15 hours.

BU390 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

BU460 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

BU468 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hours, 1-15 hours.

BU480 Senior Capstone in Business

Within this capstone course students will demonstrate their integrated knowledge, growth and broad mastery of the knowledge and skills gained throughout the program. Students will read significant works in Business and create reflections of those readings by using critical thinking and collaboration to explain, analyze and make recommendations regarding current problems within the industry. They will lead professional discussions and use multimodal communication in the examination of current industry topics such as, harassment, discrimination, diversity, and ethical dilemmas, in a professional engaged manner.

BU490 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

CH107 - Chemistry-Allied Health

A survey of concepts for General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. The course includes an introduction to atomic theory, structure and nomenclature for organic and inorganic molecules, and reactions and properties of inorganic, organic, and biochemical systems.

CH111 - General Chemistry

An introduction to general chemistry and elementary physical chemistry, including atomic theory and structure, periodic table, reactions and properties of elements and compounds. Those lacking college preparation Chemistry need permission of instructor and division chair. Three lectures. MOTR CHEM 150 Chemistry I Core 42 Website

CH111L - General Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH111. MOTR CHEM 150L Chemistry I with Lab Core 42 Website

CH114 - General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis

A continuation of the topics in CH111 with emphasis on reactions, equilibria of elements, compounds and solutions, including the techniques of qualitative analysis. Three lectures.

CH114L - General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH114. Must be taken concurrently with CH114.

CH202 - Environmental Chemistry

Introduction to the principles of chemistry and physics in the environment. Topics will include air, water, and soil chemistry; environmental pollution including air, water, chemical, nuclear, noise, and energy; and waste problems. Cross-listed with ES202. Three lectures.

CH202L - Environmental Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH202. Must be taken concurrently with CH202. Cross listed with ES202L.

CH221 - Quantitative Analysis

The basic principles of gravimetric and volumetric analyses, and the application of certain classical and modern techniques to these analyses. Three lectures.

CH221L - Quantitative Analysis Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH221. Must be taken concurrently with CH221.

CH317 - Biochemistry and Cellular Physiology

The chemistry of biological systems, with emphasis on the biosynthesis, catalysis, and the metabolic role and degradation of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, vitamins, hormones and other substances related to life processes. Three lectures.

CH317L - Biochemistry and Cellular Physiology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH317. Must be taken concurrently with CH317.

CH322 Scientific Instrumentation

An introduction to modern electronics, optical instrumentation, and other scientific instrumentation including computer based equipment. 3 lectures. Cross-listed with PH322

CH322L - Scientific Instrumentation Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH322. Must be taken concurrently with CH322. Cross-listed with PH322L.

CH341 - Organic Chemistry

A study of the important classes of aliphatic and aromatic compounds including nomenclature, properties, reactions, mechanisms and methods of identification. The methods of identification include infrared, mass and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Three lectures.

CH341L - Organic Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH341. Must be taken concurrently with CH341.

CH342 Organic Chemistry II

A continuation of CH341 providing an in-depth study of the preparation, reactions, and analysis of organic functional groups with an emphasis on mechanisms and structure/property relationships. Three lectures.

CH342L - Organic Chemistry II Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH342. Must be taken concurrently with CH342.

CH354 - Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry

State of matter, chemical thermodynamics, solutions, equilibria, phase rule, and electrochemistry. 3 lectures. Cross-listed with PH354.

CH354L - Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH354. Must be taken concurrently with CH354. Cross-listed with PH354L.

CH355 - Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics

Topics include quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, group theory and solid state. 3 lectures. Cross-listed with PH355.

CH355L - Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH355. Must be taken concurrently with CH355. Cross-listed with PH355L.

CH362 - Inorganic Chemistry

Introduction to structural concepts and development of reaction chemistry. Three lectures.

CH362L - Inorganic Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany CH360. Must be taken concurrently with CH360.

CJ 202 - Criminal Law

Origin, development and classification of the substantive criminal law defenses and criminal responsibility.

CJ100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

The history, nature and function of the criminal justice system in America. MOTR CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Core 42 Website

CJ190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ201 - Police Organization and Management

Principles and practices common to the effective management of law enforcement agencies.

CJ203 - History of Corrections and Penal Institutions

An historical analysis of the development of corrections and penal institutions in the United States and the influence of changing social philosophies on this development.

CJ204 - Global Crime

An examination of international crime operations including sea and air piracy, smuggling and terrorism. Cross-listed with PS204.

CJ206 - Criminal Investigation

This class introduces the student majoring in Criminal Justice to the history and evolution of criminal investigation, the legal aspects of investigation, and basic crime-scene techniques including crime scene searches, photography and sketching, interviewing, the collection and preservation of physical evidence, and property crimes. Open only to Criminal Justice majors.

CJ260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ270 - Criminal Procedure

Survey of criminal procedure, those stipulations that guide detention, arrest, pretrial, trial, conviction and corrections, as well as other associated topics. The course forms a theoretical bridge between criminal and constitutional law.

CJ290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

CJ301 -Constitutional Aspects of Criminal Justice

An examination of U.S. case law regarding the rights and privileges of criminal defendants with regard to electronic surveillance, entrapment, self-incrimination, plea bargaining, trial, double jeopardy and sentencing.

CJ304 - Capital Punishment

This survey class will address moral, constitutional, and legal considerations as well as issues of application of capital punishment in the United States.

CJ306 - Serial Crime and Profiling

This course is about reconstructing the serial offender's motives and intent by closely examining all evidence left by a perpetrator at a crime scene. This course is intended to provide students with the skills and information necessary to profile a broad array of serial crimes and will involve review and analysis of actual cases and crime scenes.

CJ308 - American Constitutional Law and Judicial Process

Study of the leading American constitutional principles and major decisions of the Supreme Court. An analysis of the role played by judges and courts in public policy formation. Cross-listed with PS308.

CJ309 - Law in American Society

A study of the role of law and legal institutions in the American system of justice. Cross-listed with PS309.

CJ314 - Social Deviance

Sociological approaches to deviance are reviewed and various forms of social deviance are examined as is the process involved in changing the status of a behavior from deviant to not and vice-versa. Cross-listed with SO314.

CJ315 - Criminology

The nature, extent, causes, control and prevention of crime. Cross-listed with SO315.

CJ316 - Criminal Investigation II

This class is a continuation of CJ206 Criminal Investigation I and addresses crimes against persons, drug crimes, and terrorism.

CJ318 - Juvenile Justice

This course provides a comprehensive analysis of the juvenile justice system including the historical and philosophical roots of the system, sources of influence on youth development, the movement toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, police interaction, youth gangs, juvenile courts and due process, corrections and community intervention. This course also explores themes of abuse, neglect, status offenses, and delinquency.

CJ330 - Principles of Public Administration

Introductory survey of public administration with reference to organization, personnel management, financial administration, and administrative process. Cross-listed with PS330.

CJ331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with HI/PS/PY/SO331.

CJ350 - Policing in a Democracy

An examination of the relationship between law enforcement and American society with emphasis on the importance of police-community relations and the constitutional limits on law enforcement agencies.

CJ360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CJ480 - Senior Thesis

(Capstone) Seminar in which students complete the research and writing of a Senior thesis which must be successfully defended before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

CMU101 Freshman Survival Skills

A First-year orientation class designed to orient the student to university life and discuss adaptations and skills necessary for success at the university level.

CMU102 Freshman Survival Skills II

0.5 to 1 hour. The second part of the university orientation class, designed to prepare students for success by focusing on more discipline-specific issues.

CMU104 Study Strategies for Successful College Students

This course will help students develop the skills and strategies to be successful students who understand that they are responsible for their own college learning experience.

CMU130 Honors Perspectives I

This course utilizes creative curriculum, incorporating critical thinking, creativity, and research skills to help honors students develop personal leadership styles and to recognize their place in a greater global and historical context. Built around hands-on, engaging learning activities, the course is also focused on developing a cohort for honors students in the freshman class.

CMU132 Honors Perspectives II

1 hour. In a team-based environment, students will incorporate critical thinking, creativity, and research skills to develop personal leadership styles and to recognize their place in a greater global and historical context. Course may be repeated for a total of two hours of credit.

CMU201 Introduction to Leadership

This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to leadership principles and theories using a combination of case studies, historical perspectives, and personal experience with effective leaders. By the end of the course, students should understand individual and group leadership issues and be able to identify personal leadership qualities to apply in their lives. ROTC students may substitute MSL220 and MSL222.

CMU301 Life After Graduation - From Backpack to Briefcase

This course is intended to prepare students for life after graduation, including the job search process, networking, professional etiquette, finding a place to live, finances and debt management, and insurance plans and taxes. Guest speakers and a field trip will be included in the course.

CMU420 IDS Capstone

Open only to seniors majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. This is a Senior Capstone course. To receive credit in the course, students must complete an analysis of their areas of study as related to their intended occupation or vocation and write a research essay summarizing the benefits of the interdisciplinary work with their potential employment opportunities or another project of equivalent academic depth and rigor agreed upon by faculty and student.

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CS121MS - Introduction to MS Office

Introduction to Windows. MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, along with MS Outlook. This course is project-oriented with an eye towards outcomes-based objectives.

CS122AW - Computers in an Academic World

In depth coverage of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Document integration between the software will be integral. Also, document sharing, index creation, outline creation, etc. CS122 may be taken in more than one content area, but only two hours will count towards a degree.

CS122SC - Computers in Science

The use of computers and programmable/graphing calculator operation and their interfacing with scientific instrumentation. Students are introduced to writing and using Quick Basic programs. Significant attention is given to the use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint in the collection, manipulation and presentation of scientific information. CS122 may be taken in more than one content area, but only two hours will count towards a degree

CS130 - Intro to Computer Science

This course is an introductory course in Computer Science. All the major topics of computer science are surveyed: History of Computers and Computing, Data Representation, Data Manipulation, Operating Systems, Networking, Algorithms, Programming Languages, Application Development, Data Structures, and Databases. The purpose of this course is to give the student a good grounding in Computer Science in preparation for higher level courses

CS172 - .NET 1

A study of structured programming using C++ #.NET including: introduction to the programming environment, algorithmic development, problem solving, and an introduction to data abstraction. Emphasis is placed on program design and documentation.

CS214 - Web Page Design

An introduction to the fundamentals of web page design. Use of HTML and CSS to plan and create web pages that combine text, images, and other multimedia to design clean, easy-to-use pages that support the content.

CS216 - Web Programming

Students will learn the basics of web communication protocols and HTML file formats. Then students will write programs to submit web requests and process responses automatically. Several different web programs and web bots will be created during this class to illustrate the different techniques of web programming.

CS231 - Scientific Computer Programming

Introduction to the FORTRAN programming language and other languages with examples chosen from science and mathematics. Prerequisite: One programming course or division chair's permission.

CS236 - Programming in Visual Basic

Program development using Visual Basic.NET Topics include: language statements, Visual Basic objects in forms, menus, dialog boxes, multiple forms, file management, and accessing databases. A toolkit of objects such as buttons, text boxes, and labels are used to build programs.

CS237 - Programming with Java

Students will learn to program using the Java language. They will explore the strengths and weaknesses of Java. Students will examine how to do input and output, branching and iteration, make calculations, save and execute Java programs. At the end of the course, students should be able to create various Java applications.

CS271 - .NET II

Continuing the study of structured programming using C#.NET including: algorithmic development, problem solving, interfacing with databases, and an introduction to graphics. Emphasis is placed on program design and documentation.

CS272 - Survey of Programming Languages

This course will briefly look at six to eight languages, comparing and contrasting their strengths and weaknesses. Several structured languages like C++, Pascal, Java, and C# will be surveyed along with assembler, and AI languages like LISP or Prolog, and COBOL. Because of the brief treatment of each language, students are not expected to be proficient at any of the languages but should be able to recognize and understand code and the strengths and weaknesses of each language.

CS275 - Mobile Application Development

A study of the process by which applications are developed for handheld devices such as smart phones, pads, or tablets.

CS320 - Computers in the Mathematics Classroom

This course is designed to prepare mathematics educators to write mathematical documents that are of publishable quality. Students will also be instructed in the use of current mathematical software that includes, but may not be limited to, Geogebra and Desmos.

CS362 - Database Systems and SQL

An introduction to database concepts, data models, database normalization, data description languages, query facilities, database security, data integrity and reliability, and SQL.

CS363 - Digital Communications-Networking

A study of data communications, network structure design and architecture network standards and services using the OSI model. Emphasis in NOVELL and NT architectures

CS368 - Internship and Field Experience

May be taken for 1-6 credit hours

CS371 - Concepts of MIS

This course will investigate the system development cycle. Stress will be placed on system documentation describing process flow, data flows, data structures, file design, input and output, and program specification. A significant class project will illustrate concepts.

CS375 - Game Programming

This course builds on content from prior computer science courses and incorporates programming fundamentals with the topics of graphics, animation, data structures, and web programming. Several game projects, from simple to more complex, will be examined and coded. Issues like player input, calculations, and presentation, along with real-time versus turn-based, will be discussed

CS377 - Computer Architecture and Operating Systems

A study of computer structure and machine language, assembly language, addressing techniques, File I/O, program segmentation, linkage, and operating systems.

CS378 - Data Structures and Algorithms

A study of algorithms and data structures. Topics will include the following: data structures, abstract data types, recursion, algorithm analysis, sorting and searching.

CS379 - Computer and Information Security

An introduction to Computer and Information Security. Major threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures in the area of Information security are explored. Management strategies and challenges to addressing security issues are also explored.

CS390 - Special Topics

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours

CS480-Senior Thesis

A capstone course tailored to the individual student's needs. Special projects will be used to extend the areas of interest.

CT101 - Public Speaking

Students study the theory of speech communication to develop skills in public-speaking situations. Topics include the speech-communication process, ethics, listening, intercultural considerations, speech-topic selection, audience analysis, research, use of evidence in a speech, speech organization, language usage, speech delivery, presentation aids, and the types of public speaking. Students present introductory, impromptu, commemorative, informative, and persuasive speeches as well as group presentations to improve their public-speaking skills Required of all students and must be taken during the first three semesters of enrollment at CMU. MOTR COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking Core 42 Website

CT190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

CT201 - Public Relations

Students study the role, process, strategy, tactics, and application of public relations in the corporate, governmental, political, non-profit, sports, entertainment, and travel fields. Topics include the history of public relations, ethics, careers in public relations, public opinion, persuasion, conflict management, and legal issues. Students learn how to research, plan, communicate, and evaluate a public-relations campaign. Students create news releases, media alerts, media kits, pitch letters, audio news releases, video news releases, speeches, and other public-relations tactics.

CT205 - Public Relations Writing

Students learn and practice the skills necessary for success in the many forms of modern public relations. Students develop skills in researching, writing, editing, and recording for public relations through the study of and creation of public-relation tools such as annual reports, audio news releases, brochures, media alerts, media kits, news releases, opinion-editorial pieces, press releases, pitch letters, public service announcements, speeches, and video news releases. Students also learn critical-thinking skills by using audience analysis to target the message for the intended audience or public. Student work will result in a public-relations portfolio.

CT217 - Journalism

Students are introduced to the journalism field while learning how to research, write, and edit news stories. Topics include the history of journalism, types of journalism, news gathering methods, and types of stories such as news, features, and editorial columns. Students enrolled in the course learn research, writing, and editing skills while producing the student newspaper, The Collegian. Cross-listed with EN217. Fall.

CT230 - Mass Media

Students study the history and effects of mass media, including books, magazines, newspapers, music, movies, radio, television, blogs, social media, and other internet-based media. Topics include mass media theories and how they apply to areas in the media such as advertising, journalism, and public relations. Students read and discuss important topics and current trends in mass media. Odd-numbered springs.

CT232 Audio Production

Students study how to research, write, edit, record, and broadcast in audio-based media such as radio, music, television, film, and the internet. Topics include the equipment and programs used in audio production, the use of sound effects and music, voice-overs and narration, audio mixing, and news and sports broadcasting. Students will record and broadcast public-service announcements, news reports, sports broadcasts, music productions, and other productions contained within the field. This course requires of the student a two-hour shift on the campus radio station. Fall.

CT234 Video Production

Students study how to research, write, edit, and record video for use in television, film, and the internet. Topics include the equipment and programs used in video production, video shooting and editing, and video production in news, entertainment, and sports broadcasts. Students will shoot, edit, and produce short videos for use in several formats such as promotional announcements, commercials, music videos, and interviews. Fall and Spring.

CT260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

CT265 - Media Convergencecourse

Students study the evolving interconnectedness of the types of media. Topics include the creation of content for use in print, audio, video, and internet-based media such as blogs, podcasting, and social-networking websites. Students learn research, writing, producing, and editing skills for all types of media.

CT268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours

CT280 - Public Relations Events

Students study the use of events as a form of promotion for individuals, organizations, products, or places. Topics include the planning, implementing, promoting, and evaluation of events. Budgeting, legal issues, logistics, crowd safety, and event proposals are also discussed. Students discuss readings from the textbook, analyze actual events, and create an actual event to better understand how events serve a promotional need.

CT306 - Media Law

Students study the law as it relates to the First Amendment, journalism, and business. Topics include political speech, obscenity, campus speech, defamation, privacy, news, broadcasting, intellectual property, advertising, and public relations. Students investigate, discuss, and debate the issues surrounding these topics.

CT310 - Argumentation and Debate

Students study the elements and process of forming arguments and debates. Topics include the types of debates; use of evidence and reasoning; and researching, organizing, writing, presenting, and evaluating debates. Students improve their critical thinking, speaking, and advocacy skills by researching important issues of the day and transforming that information into a persuasive, logical argument.

CT320 Interpersonal Communication

Students study the different methods of analyzing the self and one-on-one relationships within the context of interpersonal communication. Topics include the communication process, perception, self-concept, cultural effects, gender effects, emotions, language, listening techniques, verbal and nonverbal communication, intimacy, power, interpersonal conflict, and relational communication. Discussion, journal entries, in-class activities, and outside assignments help students understand and assess their interpersonal communication skills

CT325 - Advanced Public Speaking

Students study the theory of speech communication to further develop their skills in researching, writing, and presenting speeches in public-speaking situations. Topics include the types of speeches, methods of delivery, persuasive theory, persuasive techniques, rhetorical criticism, political speeches, and interviewing skills. Students present individual informative, persuasive, and special-occasion speeches as well as group presentations.

CT330 Business Communication

Students study written and oral communication used in for-profit, non-profit, and governmental organizations. Topics include the writing of memoranda, proposals, reports, speeches, résumés, cover letters, and grants. Students improve their writing, speaking, leadership, team-building, and interviewing skills through discussion, assignments, and external class projects.

CT331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PS/PY/SO331.

CT345 Small-Group Communication

Students study the theories and processes of small-group communication. Topics include group development, problem-solving, and decision-making; leadership; listening; conflict resolution; and virtual groups. In-class discussion, group exercises, projects, and presentations help students improve their leadership, team-building, and presentation skills.

CT360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CT368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CT386 - Media Planning

Students learn how to research, plan, execute, and evaluate a media plan for an organization. Topics include different types of media, audience measurement, measurement tools, evolving technologies, market segmentation, media strategy, media buying, and evaluation techniques. Students use the knowledge learned through readings and in-class discussion to create a comprehensive media plan for a real or hypothetical organization

CT388 - Public Relations Campaigns

Students study public-relations campaigns to learn how decision-makers in the public and private sectors research, plan, execute, and evaluate communication campaigns. Topics include cases in media relations, internal communications, community relations, public affairs, governmental relations, investor relations, consumer relations, and international public relations. Students use their knowledge of public-relations theories, strategies, and techniques to create a public-relations campaign for an existing or hypothetical organization. Students also study events used in campaigns as a form of promotion for individuals, organization, products, or places. Topics include the planning, implementation, promotion, and evaluation of events. Students plan an event as part of a public-relations campaign

CT390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

CT480 - Senior Thesis

This is the capstone course for Communication majors. Open only to juniors and seniors majoring in Communication. This course is a Senior thesis seminar. Students must complete either (1) a directed research paper or (2) an approved audio/video project with a written research component and defend it before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

Digital Citizenship

This course explores the responsibility of being a good citizen online and aims to produce productive and socially responsible digital citizens.

EC101 General Economics

A one-semester survey of economics course covering both macroeconomics and microeconomics. This course is designed to meet the needs of students who are not majoring in accounting or business. This course will cover basic ideas from both microeconomics and macroeconomics but without using the traditional textbook approach that relies on a substantial amount of mathematics and graphing. It is designed to meet the needs of education majors who are required to take a course in economics. (Students pursuing a Business Education concentration are required to take EC201 and EC202.) MOTR ECON 100 Introduction to Economics Core 42 Website

EC122 Economics for Educators

A course designed to familiarize students seeking certification to teach at the elementary and middle school levels with the basic economic concepts that elementary and middle school students are expected to know and to explore the teaching tools and techniques that are available for teaching economics at those levels. (Restricted to students seeking certification to teach at the elementary level and at the middle school level with a concentration in social science. Those seeking certification to teach at the high school level should take either [preferably] EC201 Macroeconomics or EC202 Microeconomics.)

EC190 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

EC201 Macroeconomics

Following an initial introduction to important general economic concepts, including demand and supply, the course examines the U.S. economy from a macro-economic perspective. It includes an analysis of (1) how unemployment, inflation, and Gross Domestic Product are measured, (2) different theories of why the economy goes through cyclical fluctuations (recessions and booms) in the short-run, (3) long-run economic growth, and (4) the use of monetary and fiscal policies to stabilize the economy. MOTR ECON 101 Introduction to MacroeconomicsCore 42 Website

EC202 Microeconomics

Following an initial introduction to important general economic concepts, including demand and supply, the course examines the U.S. economy from a micro-economic perspective. It includes an analysis of (1) the theory of consumer behavior, (2) elasticity, (3) costs and supply, (4) market structure, (5) anti-trust law and regulation, and (6) factor markets. MOTR ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics Core 42 Website

EC260 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

EC268 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours.

EC290 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

EC311 Money, Credit, and Banking

Examination of the role of money, financial markets, and financial intermediation in the American economy, with a particular focus on commercial banks. Includes an in-depth look at the money supply process and the Federal Reserve System.

EC314 Managerial Economics

Intermediate microeconomics with a focus on applications of Economics to decisions made by managers of a firm, including the concepts of demand analysis and forecasting, production and cost analysis, and pricing and output decisions.

EC316 Intermediate Macroeconomics

This course builds on the material covered in EC201. After reviewing basic macro-economic concepts, it looks at different models of how the aggregate economy functions in both the short-run and the long-run, (including Keynesian, monetarist, supply-side, and real business cycle models). It also looks at the use of monetary and fiscal policies to stabilize the economy.

EC330 Law and Economics

Use of the tools of micro-economic analysis to investigate the legal system of the United States. A variety of specific topics are covered, including property rights, contracts, family law, tort law, criminal law, anti-trust law and regulation.

EC347 International Economics

Examination of the economic interdependence among the nations of the world. The first half of the semester covers the theory of international trade and explores such issues as why nations trade with one another, the results of such trade, and the consequences of interfering with free trade with tariffs and quotas. The second half covers international finance and focuses on the determination of exchange rates, the balance of payments, and the international transmission of business cycles.

EC360 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

EC368 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours.

EC390 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-3 hours. Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

ED101

A study of the historical, philosophical, legal, and social development of education in the United States with an emphasis on cultural diversity and ELL as they affect students, faculty, and the education system as a whole.

ED102 Field Experience I

Applied experience (18 clock hours) working with students and observing teachers in a classroom setting.

ED103 Child Development

The study of the physical, motor, intellectual, social, and emotional development of the young child as well as the development of an intelligent philosophy of adult-child relationships. This course includes 10-12 clock hours of clinical experiences.

ED105 Field Experience II

Applied experiences (12 clock hours) working with students and observing teachers in a classroom setting. Available in 1, 0.5, or 1 credit hour

ED122 Education Technology

This course will introduce students to a number of current technologies, both hardware- and software-based, with the intent of enhancing the presentation of materials and the sharing and collaboration of information. The course will include material concerning related social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding technology.

ED204 Utilizing Family and Community Resources

The cooperation between home, school, and community to provide a supportive educational environment for the young child. Includes community exploration from an historical, philosophical, and social perspective; basic principles related to community resources; various child-rearing and parenting styles; and methods of utilizing and communicating with families and the community. Cultural and socioeconomic factors, and the realities of the changing family and variations among parent education program types are considered.

ED206 Infant and Toddler Curriculum Methods and Materials

Introduction to various curriculum methods for children aged six weeks through two years. Current issues in infant/toddler care will be discussed.

ED207 Infant and Toddler Curriculum Methods and Materials Practicum

The clinical experience (24-36 clock hours) includes observation of infants and toddlers and participation in planning and conducting learning experiences appropriate for infants and toddlers.

ED260 Special Problems

Variable Credit hours: 1-5. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

ED264 Child Health

This course focuses on children ages birth through 16 and the health issues that affect them. The areas of focus for this course are functions and interrelationships of systems, health maintenance and enhancement, risk assessment and reduction, efficiency of human movement and performance, and physical activity and lifetime wellness. This content is consistent with the Missouri Subject-Specific Competencies for Early Childhood and Elementary Education.

ED290 Special Topics

Variable Credit Hours: 1-5. Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

ED303 Methods and Materials for Teaching Content Classes

Presents methods and materials for integrating social studies and science concepts required in elementary classrooms, including those identified as Show-Me Standards and Project Construct Goals by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

ED304 Methods and Materials for Teaching Content Classes Practicum

This clinical experience (20 clock hours) includes observation and participation in planning, implementing, and documenting learning experiences in an elementary classroom. Attention is given to an integrated curricular approach.

ED308 Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Programs

The development and enhancement of strategies for developing, organizing, and administering quality early childhood programs.

ED313 Classroom Behavior Management in the Middle and Secondary Classroom

This course is designed to acquaint pre-service middle-school and secondary-school teachers with strategies for classroom and behavior management. Students will address such topics as creating social relationships in the classroom, increasing student motivation, minimizing disruptive behavior, and understanding the effects of classroom management on behavior and learning.

ED314 History, Philosophy, and Curriculum of Middle-Level Education

Study of the historical background, philosophy, organization, and curriculum of middle-level education, including discussion of teaching techniques and practices that best serve middle-level students. Areas of emphasis are teaming, advisor/advisee programs and co-curricular, extra-curricular, and instructional methods.

ED315 Reading and Writing with Young Children

Basic foundations of reading development. Includes current research, theories, techniques, and materials that meet both individual and group needs in oral and written language. Emphasis on the integration of the language arts: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Developing and sharing instructional methodology for diverse students is integral to this course. This course has 10 clock hours of clinical experiences.

ED318 Reading Assessment and Instruction

The study of formal and informal assessment as it relates to individual needs is a basic part of this course. Development of instructional plans with an emphasis on personalized reading strategies and continuous assessment is included.

ED319 Reading Assessment and Instruction Practicum

This practicum (18 clock hours) provides opportunities for pre-service teachers to practice reading strategies with elementary students.

ED320 Teaching Reading and Writing in the Middle School

The reading process and the application of reading and writing strategies in various content areas in the middle school.

ED324 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary Middle School

Methods of teaching mathematical concepts recommended by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics as basic to an elementary and middle school curriculum. Based on research of learning theorists and successful classroom procedures. Includes mini-teaching experiences.

ED326 Childrens Literature

All genres of literature for children and adolescents are surveyed through synopses and reading of books by outstanding authors to acquaint the student with high quality stories and poems for use with children and adolescents. Multicultural literature is emphasized and methods of using literature in the classroom as well as techniques of storytelling are also studied. Extensive reading and active participation in class discussion are essential for this course. This course includes a minimal amount of clinical experiences.

ED327 Creative Arts

This course is designed to encourage observation, expression, and appreciation through creative activity while exploring music, drama, visual arts, and movement. Applied laboratory experiences are included. This course includes a minimal amount of clinical experiences.

ED329 Emergent Language

Examination of the oral and written language development of the young child. Factors that facilitate or inhibit language development will be discussed. Attention will be given to the sampling, analysis, and evaluation of a language user.

ED330 Curriculum Methods and Materials in Early Childhood Education

Introduction to various curriculum models for children aged three years through eight years. Early childhood education is explored from an historical and philosophical perspective. Current issues in the field are discussed.

ED331 Curriculum Methods and Materials in Early Childhood Education Practicum

The clinical experience (24 clock hours) includes observation of children in an accredited early childhood program, participation in planning and conducting activities under the supervision of teachers, and the construction of various teaching aids appropriate for young children.

ED332 Screening, Diagnosis, and Planning Instruction for Young Children

Introduction to various facets of assessing young children, including considerations of children who represent cultural, cognitive, and linguistic differences. Evaluation and administration of assessment instruments and interpretation of results, and educational recommendations are included.

ED333 Screening, Diagnosis, and Planning Instruction for Young Children Practicum

Laboratory (24 clock hours) experience in screening young children. Each student observes a child enrolled in an accredited or public school early childhood program for a semester and suggests developmentally appropriate goals for the child based on observation, assessments, and constructivist principles.

ED337 Classroom Organization and Curriculum Design

This course emphasizes the investigation and development of early childhood curriculum. Constructivist theory will be explored, together with alignment of emergent curriculum planning and developmentally appropriate practice, to provide for optimum physical, social, emotional, creative and cognitive growth of young children. Reflective planning will be utilized to design the physical and social-emotional characteristics necessary for effective classroom environments.

ED340 Implementing a Business Education Program

This course addresses information needed to plan, implement, and maintain Business Education programs.

ED341 Coordination of Cooperative Education

This course is a study of the principles and techniques used in coordinating work experiences for student learners. Included is a study of methods and materials, work site selection, placement, evaluation, and student follow-up.

ED350 Education Methodology

This course is the first in a series of three courses designed to introduce students to curriculum, assessment, student data, data-based decision making, and instructional strategies.

ED360 Special Problems

Variable credit hours 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

ED369MU Elementary School Music Methods

Objectives, methods and material of teaching music in elementary schools, including singing, rhythmic, creative and listening experiences. This course includes a minimal amount of clinical experiences.

ED370 Teaching Methods in the Content Area

Either 2 or 3 Credit Hours. Offered in each middle and high school certification area, these courses consider methods, materials, and evaluation techniques based on current educational research and recommendations from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. These courses may not be offered annually. Students should confer with their advisors to determine when these courses are offered and develop their degree or certification plans accordingly. This course includes 15 hours of clinical experience. Offered as the following sections: ED370BU Teaching Methods in Business. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching business in the secondary schools. ED370EN Teaching Methods in English. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching English in the secondary schools. Spring. ED370MA Teaching Methods of Mathematics. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching mathematics in the secondary schools. Spring. ED370MU Teaching Methods of Music. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching music in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: ED369. Fall. ED370MV Teaching Methods of Vocal Music. 2 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching music in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: ED369. Fall. ED370HE Teaching Methods in Health and Care of Injuries in K-12 Programs. 2 hours. This course is the study of materials and methods used to provide an innovative approach for effective health instruction as well as instruction in the care and prevention of athletic injury for students in grades K-12. ED370SC Teaching Methods of Science. 3 hours. Discussion, reading and practical examination of objectives, methods and equipment used in teaching fields of science in secondary and middle schools. Fall. ED370SS Teaching Methods of Social Science. 3 hours. Techniques in the teaching of social studies in the secondary schools. Spring. ED370ST Teaching Methods of Speech and Theatre. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching speech and theatre in the secondary schools. Fall.

ED376 Methods and Materials for Teaching Music Classes

This course addresses the challenges, methods, and materials of teaching music in elementary and secondary schools. Students will investigate daily concerns faced by teachers and will learn how to plan for short- and long-term goals. A variety of topics will be covered specifically preparing the pre-service teacher for the student teaching experience.

ED390 Special Topics

Variable credit hours 1-5 hours. Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

ED444 Early Childhood Experience

An experiential approach (124 + clock hours) to observe and practice teaching strategies with pre-school children in an accredited setting.

ED453 Education as a Profession

Expansion of knowledge, skills, and competencies of pre-service educators. Topics include: successful teacher characteristics and behaviors, communication, classroom management, assessment, job search preparation, and current societal, cultural, and legal issues in education.

ED454 Student Teaching Seminar Methods

In this course students will reflect on and share their observations and teaching experiences. They will also discuss current educational topics, curriculum development, legal issues, lesson planning, and classroom management. Students will also be provided with guidance on the completion of the MoPTA tasks.

ED462 Supervised Student Teaching

Variable credit hours 8-10 hours. (Capstone) The purpose of this experience is to first observe and then apply professional knowledge and skills in concert with a professional educator. The student will gradually assume responsibilities for all classroom and school duties under the guidance of the classroom teacher and a college supervisor. This course includes 560 clock hours of clinical experiences. This course cannot be repeated for a change of grade.

ED468 Child Development Internship

This internship offers an alternative in the Child Development major for students who want a capstone experience in a non-school setting. Students will choose a placement that fits both their program of study and their career goals.

ED470 Instructional Interventions for Students with Reading Deficits

This course presents theoretical and pedagogical information about teaching reading to middle and secondary school students with reading deficits. Emphasis is placed on addressing the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students, as well as students who require differentiated instruction to successfully read content material.

ED471 Reading and Writing in the Content Area

This course provides a study of teaching and learning situations in secondary schools and the application of reading and writing strategies in various content areas. Emphasizes preparation of materials for the classroom. This course includes 12 clock hours of clinical experience.

EN110 College Composition

EN110 focuses on techniques of topic development, drafting, and revision to help students write clear, concise sentences, paragraphs, and essays. EN110 is also the study of grammar, syntax, and diction and their relationship to effective writing. Required of all students who score 19 or below on ACT English subscore. Must be taken during first two semesters of enrollment. MOTR ENGL 100 Composition I Core 42 Website  

EN111 - College Composition II

EN111 focuses on techniques of topic development, drafting, and revision to help students write clear, concise sentences, paragraphs, and essays. EN111 is also the study of grammar, syntax, and diction and their relationship to effective writing. Required of all students who score 19 or below on their ACT English subscore or who took EN110 or its equivalent

EN120 - College Composition I and II

Required of all freshmen who do not take the EN110/EN111 option and prerequisite to all other courses in English, EN120 focuses students on learning to develop organizational patterns (e.g. narration, process, comparison, definition, and cause and effect). Students will practice these patterns through writing several essays, including a research essay. EN120 is also the study of grammar, syntax, and diction and their relationship to effective writing. Required of all Freshmen who score 20 or above on their ACT English subscore. Must be taken during the first two semesters of enrollment.

EN190 - Special Topics

This is an introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours

EN211 - Grammar for Educators

This course will introduce students to the basics of English grammar. Students will learn how to identify parts of speech, analyze sentences, and recognize the conventions of Standard American English. This course will prepare students for upper-level coursework in teaching language arts, assessing language development, and linguistic study.

EN212 - Introduction to Cinema

The class examines themes, impacts, and techniques in cinematic art. Through experiencing, reading about, and discussing a series of films, the class studies the history of film, the major film genres, and some of the important film directors. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirements.

EN216 - Introduction to Creative Writing

This course explores students' writing in creative forms, including short fiction, drama, and verse.

EN217 - Journalism

Students are introduced to the journalism field while learning how to research, write, and edit news stories. Topics include the history of journalism, types of journalism, news gathering methods, and types of stories such as news, features, and editorial columns. Students enrolled in the course learn research, writing, and editing skills while producing the student newspaper, The Collegian. May be taken and counted twice toward Communication Major. Cross-listed with CT217.

EN222 - Introduction to Literature

This course introduces students to the study of literature, developing essential skills in critical thinking, textual analysis, and composing in multiple modalities. Through an investigation of literary genres and/or movements, student will also explore a variety of cultural and/or historical contexts, expanding students’ engagement with, understanding of, and respect for the diverse human experience

EN224 - Topics-Movements in Literature

This intermediate-level course studies the literature of a specific topic or movement. Emphasis is placed on the importance and relevance of the topic or movement within historical and literary trends. May be repeated for credit as topic changes.

EN236 - Young Adult Literature

This course provides a survey of Young Adult Literature, examining diverse genres such as science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, and romance. Students will learn about YA's history, controversies, and influence. Among the questions we will ask: how does YA construct young adulthood; what is YA; what are the characteristics of YA; what makes YA so popular? Students will be asked to: 1) study literature within its historical, social, and cultural contexts; 2) apply techniques of literary analysis to literature; 4) identify and discuss selected characteristics of literature; 5) develop close reading, critical thinking, and writing skills

EN238 - Comics and Graphic Novels

This course will introduce students to the comics medium through a variety of genres. Through reading, researching, and responding to graphic narratives, students will develop a critical vocabulary for understanding graphic narratives and explore the intersections between literary genres and narrative form.

EN260 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. Course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours

EN268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours

EN290 - Special Topics

This is an intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. Course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours

EN305 - Expository Writing

This course focuses on the development of expository texts in various genres. This advanced course in composition is designed to relate to the specific needs and interests of upper-level students. Either EN305 or EN306 is required of all students.

EN306 - Technical Writing

This advanced course is designed to relate to the specific needs of upper-level students in technical fields with an emphasis on work-related forms. Technical writing is a mode of information management designed either to prompt action (persuasive documents such as proposals) or to enable action (instructions and informative reports). EN306 introduces students to different forms of technical writing (and not necessarily business writing) and to critical thinking and communication skills. Students will write memos and business letters as well as lengthy, detailed, and researched documents, proposals, and reports. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to analyze the purpose for and audience for documents produced in technical fields and will be able to manage information in order to produce, clear, effective technical documents. Either EN305 or EN306 is required of all students

EN312 - English Language and Linguistics

This course will introduce students to the field of linguistic study. Topics will include the history of the English language, English dialects, theories of grammar, language development, and how linguistics can help teachers in the classroom. Students are encouraged to take EN211 Grammar for Educators before taking this course.

EN320 - Inscape Literary Magazine Editing and Publication

This course is an introduction to the genre of literary magazines and literary magazine editing. The first part of the semester will include a brief, historical examination of literary magazines, starting with The Paris Review, and follow the trends to the present day. We will analyze the current literary magazine landscape, both in print and digital form, by studying the selected works within various publications. We will also discuss and engage in the craft of literary magazine publication by assisting Inscape editors in the publication selection process, as well as marketing and promoting the magazine

EN323 - American Literature I

This is a study of American poetry, prose, and drama from Colonial America to 1865

EN324 - American Literature II

This is a study of the American poetry, prose, and drama from 1865 to present.

EN334 - Majors Authors in Literature

This intermediate-level course studies the literature associated with a specific author or authors. Emphasis is placed on the importance and relevance of the author(s) within historical and literary trends. May be repeated for credit as topic changes.

EN335 - Shakespeare

This is a study of William Shakespeare's major histories, tragedies, and comedies

EN340 - British Literature I

This is a study of British poetry, prose, and drama up to 1790.

EN342 - British Literature II

This is a study of the poetry, prose, and drama from 1790 to present.

EN348 - Advanced Literary Studies

This upper-level course studies a specific author or authors, topic, or movement in literary studies, and the literature associated with the author(s), topic, or movement. Emphasis is placed on the importance and relevance of the author(s), topic, or movement within historical and literary trends. May be repeated for credit as topics change

EN350 - Topics in Writing

This course focuses on the composition and development of a variety of texts relevant to the special topic. This advanced course in composition is designed to relate to the specific needs and interests of upper-level students. Fulfills the advanced writing requirement for general education. EN305, EN306 or EN350 is required of all students. May be repeated for credit as topic changes.

EN360 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. Course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

EN368 - Internship and Field Experiences

course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours

EN390 - Special Topics

This is an advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum

EN409 - Writing Research and Pedagogy

This course surveys composition theory with an emphasis on practical application for teachers and tutors of writing.

EN410 - Senior Thesis

(Capstone) Students will complete a semester long capstone experience that includes a portfolio and project that are the culmination of student work and experience in the major. Students that are majoring in English

EN420 - Inscape Advanced Literary Magazine Editing and Publication

This course is an advanced course in literary magazine publication and editing. Students will focus on the craft of editing by reading essays from current literary magazine editors and by looking at examples of author-to-editor correspondences. Students will also discuss and engage in the craft of literary magazine publication by acting in editorial roles for Inscape. To prepare the magazine for publication, students will establish a publication-staff hierarchy consisting of first-readers, genre editors, and assistant editors. Over the course of the semester, students will establish deadlines, develop specific criteria for the selection process, work with the publisher, market and promote the magazine, engage in a robust social media campaign, as well as work with authors of creative work throughout the revising and editing process. Students will produce weekly reflections over their work, create a collaborative manual for future editors, and provide the Inscape staff with weekly tasks to ensure an efficient publication timeline

EN460 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. Course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

EN490 - Special Topics

This is an advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

ES202 Environmental Chemistry

Introduction to the principles of chemistry and physics in the environment. Topics will include air, water, and soil chemistry; environmental pollution including air, water, chemical, nuclear, noise, and energy; and waste problems. Cross-listed with CH202.

ES202L - Environmental Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany ES202. Must be taken concurrently with CH202. Cross listed with CH202L.

ES301 Ecology

Study of the interactions and interrelations between organisms and the environment. Topics include natural history, evolution, adaptation to the environment, population ecology, species interactions, communities, ecosystems, landscape and global ecology.

ES301L Ecology Lab

Lab exercises that accompany ES301

ES306 Environmental Health and Safety

An introduction to industrial hygiene. An examination of safety in today's world, accident causation, consumer product safety, civil preparedness, safety reporting, measurements used to evaluate the work place and related topics.

ES307 Environmental Policy

This course introduces students to the policy process by examining local, regional, and national approaches to natural resources policy. Topics include past and present environmental issues; U.S. environmental laws and regulations; the role of government, non-governmental organizations, industry, science and private and public interests in designing and implementing policy.

ES309 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Introduction to the use of GIS in environmental science and natural resource management. Students learn to use the software package ArcGIS for Desktop to view, create and analyze spatial data. Students also study how scientists use GIS in research for solving environmental problems and managing natural resources. In the final project, students will create a map that uses available information to better understand a relationship related to our environment.

ES311 Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management

An exploration of the science of conservation biology, which is an applied field that combines the principles of ecology, population genetics, biogeography, economics, sociology, political science, philosophy and other fields to solve problems associated with conserving the world's biodiversity. The course will also investigate issues of natural resource management, including endangered species management, reserve design, and restoration ecology. Cross-listed with BI311.

ES318 Toxicology and Environmental Medicine

A discussion of corrosive and toxic substances that affect the environment. Topics include fundamentals of sample collection, reliability of measurements, methods of detection, chemical composition of cells, chemical processes of life, the effects of toxic substances on cells and organisms, and risk assessment. Cross-listed with BI318.

ET275 Enactus

Students will participate in the Enactus program in developing and implementing programs to inform the community about the free enterprise system. May be repeated.

ET375 Small Business Management

Characteristics of the entrepreneur, methods of starting and running a self-owned business, and an awareness of the legal, financial, marketing, and personnel problems of the entrepreneur.

ET475 Entrepreneurship

This course will focus on the identification, development, and growth of the entrepreneur and the firm within the free enterprise system. Students will explore small business in terms of risk, difficulties, achievement, orientation, rewards, and satisfaction. Operating problems within selected business opportunities at varying stages of growth and development will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to interact with entrepreneurs in the classroom and in the actual work environment.

EX203 Introduction to Exercise Science

This course offers instruction and practice through teaching strategies and participation to demonstrate developmentally appropriate strength and conditioning principles to both K-12 students and collegiate athletes in muscular strength, endurance, power, flexibility, and conditioning. The course focuses on kinesiology and the biomechanic principles used in training athletes and clients for the primary goal of improving athletic performance and fitness.

EX327 Physiology of Exercise

Emphasis is on the study of the effects of exercise on the various systems of the body and its relationship on the physiological aspects of human nature (K-12).

EX331 Advanced Exercise Science

The study of the scientific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning and their applications to athletic performance designed to prepare students to teach and supervise strength and conditioning programs in athletics and recreation.

EX440 Program Design

This course is an advanced course for strength and conditioning majors focusing on independent research in design, application, and evaluation of exercise prescription. It includes a professional supervised internship to apply current research in training methods to practical experiences.

FB345 Investment Analysis

Study of the valuation of various investment securities, including corporate bonds, preferred and common stocks, stock options, warrants, and rights. A section on personal money management will be included.

FB351 Business Finance

Study of the concepts and techniques involved in providing funds for a business organization. Topics include the evaluation of decisions involving the acquisition of assets (capital budgeting), working capital management, financial ratio analysis, sources of funds and the cost of capital.

FR101 Elementary French

Beginning course. This is an introduction to current French, including oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to French culture. No prior French required.

FR102 Intermediate French

This is a continuation of FR101 including oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to French culture.

FR268 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. 

GD202 Concepts of Graphic Design

Introduction to contemporary typography and design. This class explores the principles of applied design as used in the production of brochures, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, etc. Topics will include the use of type, layout, and the use of visual elements using graphics software for project presentation. Basic concepts, principles and elements of design are reinforced through creative problem solving. Students will begin portfolio development.

GD302 Applied Graphic Design

Project oriented class for the application of design theory, procedures and processes while creating, acquiring and editing images in digital format. Course subjects will include: learning and using creative design software programs, advertising design for publication, image resolution and color processes. Students will continue to refine their portfolios.

GD312 Studies in Advanced Graphic Design

This course is an in-depth study and practice in graphic design and how art and business are integrated. Students will be expected to produce design solutions that reflect edited conceptual development, advanced strategic thinking and professional product appearance. This course consolidates previous graphic design knowledge and skills. Students will finalize their graphic design portfolios with a culminating project.

GL104 Biology of the Dinosaurs

A basic study of the dinosaurs, relationships to living animals and fossilized animals (taxonomy), feeding habits, food selection, habits, taphonomy (fossilization), external anatomy and physiology (especially metabolism, digestion and basic senses). Lecture only, with some hands-on studies. Cross-listed with BI104. Normally offered in May Term. 

GL105 Exploring Geology

This course introduces students to the science of geology. Topics include the study of the origin of the earth, plate tectonics, volcanoes, weathering, metamorphism, geologic time, evolution, and the history of life on earth. MOTR GEOL 100 Geology Core 42 Website

GL105L Exploring Geology Lab

Labs explore minerals, rocks, fossils, and the living organisms characteristic of different geologic ages. MOTR GEOL 100L Geology Core 42 Website

GR101 Elementary German I

Beginning course. This is an introduction to current German, including oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to German culture. No prior German required.

GR102 Intermediate German

This is a continuation of GR101 to current German, including oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to German culture.

GR268 Internship and Field Experiences.

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. 

HI101 - World History I

A survey from early Mesopotamian and Egyptian civilizations to the 17th century. Topics include: Classical Greece and Rome; Judaism, Christianity and Islam; the feudal age in Europe, Asia and Africa; the commercial revolution; the Renaissance; and the Protestant Revolt. MOTR HIST 201 World History I Core 42 Website

HI102 - World History II

A survey from the 17th century (century of genius) to the present. Topics include: the liberal revolutions in England, America and France; the impact of science and Social Darwinism; the industrial revolution; democratization; World Wars I - II; the communist revolutions in Russia and China; the post-colonial Third World; and modern thought and expression. MOTR HIST 202 World History II Core 42 Website

HI103 - Introduction to Missouri Civics

An introduction to the Missouri Constitution, state political institutions, and processes. This course will fulfill the Missouri State Civics requirement for transfer students who have completed coursework from a non-Missouri institution in American Government or a survey of American History I or an equivalent course which covers the U.S. Constitution. Online only. Cross-listed with PS103.

HI117 - Development of the United States

A survey from settlement to the end of Reconstruction (1877). Topics include: basic institutions (family, religion, education, politics and economics); the causes of the American Revolution; democratization; the U.S. Constitution; development of political parties; the causes of the Civil War; and the changing status of African-Americans. Fulfills the state civics requirement.

HI118 - Development of the United States II

A survey from Reconstruction to the present. Topics include: basic institutions (family, religion, education, politics, and economics); the transition from an isolationistic regional power to an inter-nationalistic world power; the decline of laissez-faire; democratization; recent constitutional interpretation; and the changing status of African-Americans. Fulfills the state civics requirement.

HI190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI204 - World Cultures

A survey of western and non-western world cultures using anthropological and historical perspectives. Special emphasis on sample groups in Africa, India and Asia. Cross-listed with SO204.

HI205 - World Geography

An examination of major traditions: physical geography, historical-cultural geography and location geography.

HI260 - Special Problems

An independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI303 - The African American Experience

An examination of the achievements of African Americans from slavery to the present, with attention to their changing legal and social status.

HI306 - The Civil War and Reconstruction

A study of the forces and events that transformed nineteenth-century America in the period between 1840 and 1870. The course examines the conduct and impact of the war and its political, economic and social aftermath.

HI307 - The History and Politics of Missouri

A survey of the social, economic, intellectual, and political history of Missouri from prehistory to the twentieth century. Fulfills the state civics requirement. Cross-listed with PS307.

HI312 - U.S. Foreign Affairs

An analysis of the principles and goals of American foreign policy from the Revolution to the present. Full examination of the policy-making process. Cross-listed with PS312.

HI314 - The History and Politics of Russia

This course chronicles the tremendous changes in Russia from pagan Kiev to twentieth-century superpower. Special attention is given to the succession of governments, Muscovite, Imperial, and Soviet, that ruled this diverse land and the calamities, wars, and often cruel leaders that shaped its destiny. Cross-listed with PS314.

HI315 - The History and Politics of England

A survey of the British tradition from Stonehenge to the present, providing background for students of British literature, American government and law. An interdisciplinary analysis of domestic change, plus examination of international relations and colonialism. Cross-listed with PS315.

HI316 - U.S. Intellectual and Cultural History to 1865

A study of the cultural achievements of America from the colonial period to the end of the civil war. Writers, events and themes examined include Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Allen Poe, utopian societies, and the history of the Baptist and Mormon churches. Beginning with Puritanism and ranging through figures as diverse as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Abraham Lincoln, the class will cover the philosophical and literary developments that helped to form a distinctive American culture. At the same time, the class will place these American developments within a larger world context.

HI318 - U.S. Intellectual and Cultural History Since 1859

A study of the cultural achievements of America from 1859 to the present. Writers, events and themes examined include jazz music, Mark Twain, Hollywood filmmaking, the Scopes "Monkey" trial, Hemingway, William and Henry James, and the counterculture of the 1960s. From environmentalism to pragmatism, from fundamentalism to postmodernism, the student will receive a guided tour through the major contours of modern thought. At the same time, the class will place these developments within a larger world context.

HI319 - The American Presidency, Past and Present

An analysis of the evolution and contemporary operation of the office of the presidency with special emphasis on the administrations of selected presidents. Cross-listed with PS319.

HI320 - The American Way of War

A survey of the American military during peace and war from Colonial times to the present. Major American and world political leaders and their top military commanders are examined in their social and historical contexts. Cross-listed with PS320.

HI322 - Comparative Political Systems

An introduction to the comparative study of national political systems. Attention is focused on the role of political culture and historical evolution as determinants of political development. Cross-listed with PS322.

HI331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with CJ/PS/PY/SO331.

HI340 - Teaching with Historic Places

A multi-dimensional study of historic places for use in the social studies classroom to understand history, historical change, and cultural continuity. Cross-listed with SO340.

HI352 - Contemporary U.S. History

An in-depth look at contemporary events in American history. Topics covered include the Kennedy assassination, Bill Clinton's impeachment, the sexual revolution, the environmental movement, and the rise of rock and roll. A special emphasis will be placed on the events of the 1960s.

HI354 - The Vietnam War- an International History

Vietnam was America's longest war. This class examines that war and all of its ramifications. Covering the early history of Vietnam, to the years after the Vietnam War, the class places America's Southeast Asian conflict within a larger global framework.

HI360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

HI390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

HI480 - Senior Thesis

Capstone course open only to juniors and seniors concentrating in history, political science, or public administration. This course is a Senior thesis seminar. To receive credit in this course, all students must complete a directed research paper and successfully defend it before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

HP200 - Freshman - Sophmore Colloquium

This course is designed to allow the Honors students to investigate a topic more thoroughly and with greater intellectual rigor than would be possible in a regular 100- or 200-level class. Materials and methods will vary among disciplines, but all Honors classes are designed to have an intensive focus on writing, reading, and critical thinking. They may also be interdisciplinary and employ innovative teaching techniques. This class may count towards general education requirements, elective credit, or credit in the major or minor. This course has variable credit hours (1-4).

HP300 Junior - Senior Colloquium

This course is designed to allow the Honors students to investigate a topic more thoroughly and with greater intellectual rigor than would be possible in a regular 300-level class. Materials and methods will vary among disciplines, but all Honors classes are designed to have an intensive focus on writing, reading, and critical thinking. They may also be interdisciplinary and employ innovative teaching techniques. This class may count towards general education requirements, elective credit, or credit in the major or minor. This course has variable credit hours (1-4).

HP480 Senior Honors Research

The student will arrange for thesis research to be supervised by an appropriate faculty member who agrees to supervise the project. The student will enroll in one section, either discipline specific or interdisciplinary. The research will be supervised and graded by the faculty member, who will ensure that the project goes through multiple drafts. The supervising faculty member will then submit the completed thesis to a committee comprised of two other appropriate faculty members, as well as the President of the University, the Academic Dean, and the Honors Director for a public thesis defense, open to all members of the campus community. The written thesis may be replaced or modified after approval at the divisional level and in consultation with the Honors committee. A student who fails Honors senior thesis cannot retake it for Honors credit, but must instead substitute a regular senior thesis.

HS110 - Concepts in Health Care Management

 In this introductory course, students will learn the key elements of health care management.  Topics covered will include career opportunities, leadership, management and motivation, organizational behavior, strategic planning, healthcare marketing, quality of c are, basic financial challenges, ethics and legal issues. 

HS304 - Health Care Law

 This course provides a summary of the current legislation governing the provision of health care services, the accountability and responsibilities of health care providers, and the rights of individuals receiving services. Includes, but is not limited to: HIPAA, standards of care, professional Codes of Ethics, Practice Acts, Informed Consent, and the concepts of beneficence, social justice, non-maleficence, altruism, autonomy, human dignity, and integrity in the provision of health care services.

HS314 - Insurance - Coding - Billing in Health Care

The course introduces the student to the current foundations of reimbursement for health care services by third party payers. Typical requirements for documentation and reporting for insurance purposes are explored, including the usual insurance requirement for pre-certification or prior authorization for services. Standards for accuracy in coding, and how these interface with the billing function are surveyed. 

HS400 - Health Care Informatics

 The student is introduced to the current basic requirements for the recording and appropriate sharing of health information through mostly electronic systems. Included are aspects of the evolving Electronic Medical Record.  

HS410 -Client Education and Health Care

The provision of hands-on care is only one aspect of appropriate health care services. Professional providers of health care services are also responsible for providing clients and families accurate and adequate education about their health issues. This course explores the various individual assessments necessary to determine a client's learning readiness and how to develop and adapt appropriate information to a format that meets the needs of the individual client.  

HS420 - Case Studies in Managerial Integrity

This course emphasizes managerial integrity and responsibility, creative and critical problem-solving skills with consideration to a global perspective, all of which are essential for personal and professional success in today's rapidly changing business and healthcare environment. Course work will include case analysis and presentation. 

HS430 - Current Issues in Professional Pracctice

The student researches current professional literature on each of the core topic areas of the Health Sciences degree. Weekly, each student provides a formal discussion of the assigned core topic area as it pertains to their practicum experience that is supported by current professional literature. Students respond to peers weekly in constructive dialogue, and utilize current professional literature to support their peer responses. APA format is required for discussions and responses. The final project at the end of the course provides the student with the opportunity to summarize what has been learned in the course.  

IB376 International Business

Introduction and overview of international business as it has evolved to the present time. Coverage includes the evolution of international business structure, processes utilized by international and multi-national businesses, and the effect of national policy on international business. Particular attention will be devoted to evaluating how culture, language, political and legal issues impact management policy and decision making. The course also explores the role of mid-size firms in the international market.

Living in a Digital World

This course will introduce key areas students need to develop in order to be ethical and informed digital citizens in an increasingly technology rich world. The course will include material concerning related social, ethical, environmental, and legal issues surrounding technology. It will also provide a grounding in digital and civic literacy.

MA090 - Computer-Assisted Pre-algebra

This course is designed for students who lack the necessary arithmetic and/or algebraic skills to undertake courses in mathematics and science. This course emphasizes individualized instruction and computer-assisted learning. Concepts are divided into modules which students must master to progress in the course. Students who complete all the required modules have met the prerequisite for MA103 College Algebra (Intensive) 5 hr. course. Students are placed into the class based on University policy or by permission of the Chair. Course hours will not count toward graduation.

MA103 - College Algebra

A study of equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations and inequalities. MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra Core 42 Website

MA103I - College Algebra - intensive

A study of equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations and inequalities. This course is designed to allow students to study algebra at a slower pace. Students are placed into this class based on University policy or by permission of the Chair. MOTR MATH 130 Pre-Calculus Algebra Core 42 Website

MA104 - Analytic Geometry and Trigonometry

Theory and application of the trigonometric functions. Primarily for students preparing for calculus or physics.

MA105 - Elementary Statistics

An introduction to basic statistical procedures and inference, with emphasis on applications and statistical reasoning. Topics include data collection and presentation, descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression. MOTR MATH 110 Statistical Reasoning Core 42 Website

MA109 - Quantitative Reasoning

An introduction to important mathematical ideas and their impact on society, with a focus on problem solving skills that can be applied to all fields. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, and probability; may also include sets and Venn Diagrams, logic, finance, voting systems, graph theory, game theory, and linear programming. MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling Core 42 Website

MA109I - Quantitative Reasoning - intensive

This course provides additional support and supplemental instruction for students who have met the prerequisites below. An introduction to important mathematical ideas and their impact on society, with a focus on problem solving skills that can be applied to all fields. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, and probability; may also include sets and Venn Diagrams, logic, finance, voting systems, graph theory, game theory, and linear programming. MOTR MATH 120 Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling Core 42 Website

MA112 - Selected Topics in Calculus

An introduction to the basic concepts of calculus with business and social science applications.

MA118 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

The differentiation and integration of algebraic functions and transcendental functions of a single variable, and an introduction to analytic geometry.

MA202 - Elements in Geometry

This course covers the general topics of Euclidean geometry. Students will become familiar with geometry terminology, principles and proofs. Emphasis is on deductive reasoning and problem solving, particularly in geometric based applications. This course is recommended for all students majoring in BSE, Middle School Certification with a Concentration in Mathematics. This class does not meet the geometry requirement for mathematics majors.

MA207 - Discrete Mathematics

Introduction to discrete mathematics topics including counting methods, graph theory, recursion, number theory, and writing proofs using direct and indirect reasoning and induction.

MA209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

Applications of integration, the differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, and topics in analytic geometry.

MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Grade Teachers

Mathematics central to a comprehensive elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum in a problem solving context. Includes the development of the real numbers as a mathematical system and an informal introduction to geometric concepts. Only Early Childhood majors may count this course for the General Education Common Core.

MA303 - History of Mathematics

A study of the history of mathematics.

MA305 - Statistics II

This is a continuation of the study of statistics that began in MA105. Topics include but are not limited to experimental design, non-parametric techniques, regression analysis, and ANOVA.

MA308 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

The calculus of several variables, solid analytic geometry, and series.

MA315 - Differential Equations

The study of ordinary differential equations using operational, transform and/or series methods, with selected applications.

MA317 - Modern Algebra

Topics from number theory, groups, rings, integral domains and fields.

MA318 - Matrices and Linear Algebra

Introduction to matrix algebra and vector fields, with applications.

MA319 - College Geometry

The rigorous development of geometry from foundational axioms, with consideration of absolute, Euclidean, and some non-Euclidean geometry.

MA321 - Introduction to Real Analysis

Students will study the real number system, limits, sequences, series, and convergence; completeness; limits and continuity; and selected topics from differentiation and integration theory.

MA322 - Computers in the Mathematics Classroom

This course is designed to prepare mathematics educators to write mathematical documents that are of publishable quality. Students will also be instructed in the use of current mathematical software that includes, but may not be limited to, Geogebra and Desmos.

MA360 - Special Problems

This course can be for 1-5 hours.

MA480 - Senior Projects

A course tailored to the individual student's needs. Special projects will be designed to extend each student's area of interest.

MG354 Principles of Management

Knowledge, roles, responsibilities, and skills required of modern managers with emphasis on bureaucracy, decision-making authority, social responsibility, specialization, leadership, and problem solving.

MG356 Human Resource Management

HRM concepts related to the selection of employees, employee training, leadership styles, job design, communication systems, and rewards and punishments.

MG370 Information Systems

Survey of the systems development process and the role of information systems in business with emphasis on accounting information systems. Students will become familiar with the general role, structure, and control of the accounting information system. A specific application software package for a small business is introduced and used. Cross-listed with AC370.

MG477 Production and Operations Management

Knowledge, roles, responsibilities, and skills required of modern operations managers. An emphasis is placed on production planning, scheduling, forecasting, and programming.

MK235 Consumer Behavior

Consumer behavior is the study of when, why, how, and where people do or do not buy products. It blends elements from psychology, sociology, social anthropology, and economics. It attempts to understand the buyer decision-making process, both individually and in groups. It studies characteristics of individual consumers such as demographics and behavioral variables in an attempt to understand people's wants. It also tries to assess influences on the consumer from groups such as family, friends, reference groups, and society in general. The course also looks at misbehavior by both consumers and firms as well as the ethics of marketing.

MK303 Sports Marketing and Events

This course provides a framework for understanding the management and marketing strategies used within the sports management and marketing industries today. This course is intended to cover three basic components: sports as a medium, sports as a product and the emerging considerations relevant for the application of marketing techniques, tasks and event planning responsibilities that can be applied in amateur, recreational or professional sports, sporting events and entertainment events. Cross-listed with SPM303.

MK330 Marketing

Concepts and techniques involved in marketing products and services to consumers and industrial users. Topics include the role of marketing, the selection of marketing targets, product planning, channels of distribution, product promotion and pricing.

MK339 Sales Management

Effective tools and techniques employed by salespeople and field sales managers including psychology of selling, use of research, personal time management, and the motivation and evaluation of salespeople. It includes student role-playing of selling situations.

MK366 Advertising

Hands-on approach to the advertising campaign and stresses the utilization of marketing research for the development of creative concepts and strategy. Emphasis is placed on problem-solving and the production of copy and visuals as well as the refinement of presentation skills. This is a project-intensive course.

MK378 Marketing Research

Study of marketing research theory and practice and their real world application to small and large businesses. Includes case studies of contemporary ideas in marketing research and their execution. Emphasis on hands-on work with reviews and suggested revision of marketing plans of local businesses.

MK430 Strategic Marketing

An in-depth analysis of the quantitative and qualitative factors involved in the management of the marketing function and adapting to the new economy. An overall emphasis on customer relationship management, technology and the internet, brand building, and global marketing. Value based marketing and managing profits, performance and accountability of a business are also emphasized. Students will develop a sample marketing plan for review by a marketing professional.

ML100 - Lower Level Private Study

May be taken for 1-4 credit hours.

ML300 - Upper Level Private Study

May be taken for 1-4 credit hours.

MSL110 - Foundations of Officership

 Introduces students to issues and competencies that are  central to a commissioned officer's responsibilities. Establish framework for understanding officership, leadership, and Army values followed and "life skills" such as physical  fitness and time management. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL111 - Introduction to Military Science Laboratory

Field application of skills taught in MSL110, to include leadership, land navigation, tactical skills and  basic soldier skills. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus. 

MSL112 - Basic Leadership

Establishes foundation of basic leadership fundamentals such as problem solving, communication, briefings and effective writing, goal setting, techniques for improving listening and  speaking skills and an introduction to counseling. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL113 - Introductory Military Science Laboratory II

Field application of skills taught in MSL112, to include leadership, land navigation, tactical skills and basic soldier skills. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with US Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL220 - Individual Leadership Studies

Students identify successful leadership characteristics through observation of others and self through experimental learning exercises. Students record observed traits (good and bad) in a dimensional leadership journal and discuss observations in small group settings. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL221 - Intermediate Military Science Laboratory I

Progressively more challenging leadership scenarios presented in a field and classroom environment. Students practice basic military skills such as squad-level offensive and defensive operations. First aid topics and drill and ceremony are also  taught. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL222 - Leadership and Teamwork

Student examines how to successful teams, various methods for influencing action, effective communication in selling and achieving goals, the importance of timing the decision, creativity in the problem-solving process, and obtaining team buy-in through immediate feedback. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL223 - Intermediate Military Science Laboratory II

Progressively more challenging leadership scenarios presented in a field and classroom environment. Students practice basic military skills such as platoon-level offensive and defensive operations. Practical application of night land navigation. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus. 

MSL323 - Leadership and Problem Solving

Students conduct self-assessment of leadership style, develop personal fitness regimen, and learn to plan and conduct individual/small unit tactical training while testing reasoning and problem-solving techniques. Students receive direct feedback on leadership abilities. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL324 - Leadership and Ethics

Examines the role communications, values, and ethics play in effective leadership. Topics include ethical decision-making, considerations of others, spirituality in the military, and survey Army leadership doctrine. Emphasis on improving oral  and written communication ability. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus. 

MSL325 - Leadership and Management

Develops student proficiency in planning and executing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and mentoring subordinates. Students explore training management, methods of effective staff collaboration, and developmental counseling  techniques. Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL326 - Officership

Study includes case study analysis of military law and practical exercises on establishing on ethical command climate, service as an officer; capstone exercise. Leadership lab Students must complete a semester-long Senior Leadership Project that requires them to plan, organize, collaborate,  analyze, and demonstrate their leadership skills.   Note: Course is part of cross-town agreement with U.S. Army. Offered on UMC campus.

MSL327 - Advanced Transition to Lieutenant I

Independent research, analysis, and monthly discussion on related military topics. Personal, academic, and professional goals and objectives; development and maintenance of an officer evaluation report support form.

MSL328 - Advanced Transition to Lieutenant II

 Independent research, analysis, and monthly discussion on related military topics. Personal, academic, and professional goals and objectives; development and maintenance of an officer evaluation report support form.

MSL333 - U.S. Military History in the Western Tradition

Analysis of United States military history from the Colonial period to the present (1609-2012). A comprehensive look into the evolution of warfare in America, military traditions, heritage, and technology in the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican-American War, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, World War I, Inter-war period, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq. This course cannot substitute for required credit in history. It is part of the minor in Military Science and Leadership.

MU010 - Recital Attendance

Zero credit. All applied music students are required to enroll concurrently for Recital Attendance and attend the required number of recitals during the semester.

MU021 - Marching Eagles Band

Practices daily during football season. Presents half-time shows at home games, hosts Band Day (a high school marching competition), and is open by audition to all qualified students. Students may elect to enroll in Marching Band for physical education credit. Cross-listed with PE100. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU022 - Concert Band

A band open by audition to qualified students. Selected students play on-campus concerts and go on an annual tour. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU024 - University Band

A band open to all instrumental musicians in the CMU community. The band will perform on-campus concerts during the spring semester. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU041 - Chorale

A select concert choir open by audition to all qualified students. Rehearses three hours per week. Performs on-campus concerts, goes on an annual tour, performs oratorios, and sings at church services. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU045 - Conservatory Singers

The Conservatory Singers is a mixed choir that has the responsibility of sharing in the worship services in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church and performs on-campus concerts. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU051 - Instrumental Jazz Ensemble

Open to qualified students by audition with the consent of the Director of Bands. Plays concerts on and off campus. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU060 - Opera Workshop

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU061 - Brass Ensemble

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU063 - Womens Vocal Ensemble

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU064 - Woodwind Ensemble

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU065 - Mens Vocal Ensemble

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU066 - Jazz Combo

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU067 -Chapel Voice

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU068 - Chapel Band

Open to qualified students by consent of the sponsoring instructor and the Dean of the Conservatory. Offered on demand. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU071 - Accompanying

Available to piano students who rehearse in an accompanying capacity for two hours per week. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU104 - Orientation for Music Transfers

An orientation class designed to assist music department transfer students as they adapt to university life, to discuss resources and skills necessary for success at the university level, and to prepare a degree plan.

MU105 - Fundamentals of Music Technology

A study of electronic instruments, staged sound, staged lighting, projection, recording technology, acoustics, notation and organizational software, and other technology as related to the music field. Many assignments will be completed with the use of notation and sequencing software.

MU107 - The Theory and Practice of Music I

The fundamentals of music, integrating basic materials and skills. A study of triads, modes, scales, and harmonic progressions, as well as well as analysis of melody and melodic organization.

MU108 - The Theory and Practice of Music II

A continuation of Music 107, including seventh chords, modulation, secondary chords and the study of simple musical forms.

MU109 - Music Business

A Survey of business, marketing, entrepreneurial, and budget-related skills as pertinent to the field of music.

MU117 - Aural Skills I

3 contact hours. A study in singing, playing, and dictation of the same materials studied in MU107 and study of the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic structures of non-Western cultures.

MU118 - Aural Skills II

2 contact hours. A continuation of MU117.

MU122 - String Techniques

2 contact hours. Emphasis is on procedures for the instruction of the stringed instruments in the public schools. 

MU124 - Percussion Techniques

2 contact hours. Emphasis on procedures for the instruction of percussion instruments of the band and orchestra in the public schools

MU127 - Trumpet Class

 Emphasis is on procedures for teaching trumpet to beginning through high school students.

MU128 - Clarinet Class

Emphasis is on procedures for teaching clarinet to beginning through high school students.

MU129 - Guitar Techniques

 Emphasis is on preparing students to use the guitar as an instrument for accompanying simple songs in the elementary school classroom. 

MU131 - Keyboard Techniques I

2 contact hours. Group instruction in the fundamental principles of piano technique and keyboard harmony. 

MU132 - Keyboard Techniques II

 2 contact hours. Group instruction in the fundamental principles of piano technique and keyboard harmony. 

MU141 - Learning to Sing

 A study of the fundamentals of singing and accompanying: vocal production and public presentation. Literature will include art song, Broadway songs and hymns.

MU143 - Learning to Sing II

A continuation of MU141 Learning to Sing. A study of the fundamentals of singing, vocal production, and public presentation. Literature will include art songs, Broadway songs, and hymns.

MU145 - History of Jazz

Introduction and survey of the cultural and musical significance of Jazz in America, its development, and roots in Africa, the West Indies and Europe. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.

MU146 - Group Voice Class

 In this course, singers will develop healthy vocal technique and expressive interpretation skills necessary for choral singing.

MU150 - Introduction to Western Music

A common experience course designed to introduce the art music of Western European and American culture. The course consists of three major components: 1) Exploration of representative masterworks of music literature through score study and guided listening; 2) Basics of musical notation and theory including aural skills and sight singing; and 3) introduction of computers and relevant software as tools for the professional musician. MU150 is first course in the theory, and history and literature sequences for the Music major and minor.

MU160 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

MU188 - Music Appreciation - the World of Music

Designed to serve the cultural interests of students not concentrating in music. Lectures and assigned readings are supplemented by recorded music. No credit toward a major in Music. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement. MOTR MUSC 100 Music Appreciation Core 42 Website

MU190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

MU202 - Musical Theater and Opera on DVD-Video

An introductory survey course covering musical theatre and opera. Students will watch performances and develop an understanding of style, drama, characters, orchestration, and the cultural influences of both genres. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement.

MU203 - Advanced Music Technology

A continuation of Fundamentals of Music Technology, this class surveys advanced technological techniques. A focus on church- and school-related components. Many assignments will be completed with the use of notation and sequencing software.

MU204 - Worship Design

A focus on designing a worship service. This class takes into account all aspects of designing a service including artistic and practical issues in various worship traditions (liturgical, free church, emergent, traditional, blended, etc.) and musical styles.

MU207 - The Theory and Practice of Music III

A continuation of MU 108, including chromatic harmony, the study of larger musical forms and the analysis of musical style.

MU214 - Basic Conducting

 An introduction to techniques of conducting with and without a baton. Emphasis is on mastery of basic skills and a repertoire of gestures designed to elicit specific responses from an ensemble. 

MU217 - Aural Skills III

2 contact hours. A study in singing, playing and dictation of materials studied in MU207. 

MU223 - Woodwind Techniques

2 contact hours. Emphasis is on procedures for the instruction of the woodwind instruments of the band and orchestra in the public schools.

MU225 - Brass Techniques

2 contact hours. Emphasis is on procedures for the instruction of the brass instruments of the band and orchestra in the public schools. 

MU231 - Keyboard Techniques III

Group instruction in the fundamental principles of piano technique and keyboard harmony.

MU232 - Keyboard Techniques IV

Group instruction in the fundamental principles of piano technique and keyboard harmony.

MU241 - Diction for Singers

Focuses on English, Italian, French, and German diction, speaking, and singing with the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet.   

MU260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

MU268 - Internship and Field Experiences

1-5 hours each semester

MU290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

MU301 - Marching Band

Available to students who have completed four semesters in band. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU302 - Concert Band

Available to students who have completed four semesters in band. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU303 - Chorale

Available to students who have completed four semesters in Choir. May be taken for 0,.5, or one credit hour.

MU304 - Conservatory Singers

Available to students who have completed four semesters in Choir. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU305 - Jazz Ensemble

Available to students who have completed four semesters in Instrumental Jazz Ensemble. May be taken for 0, .5, or one credit hour.

MU310 - Commercial - Jazz Music Theory

The fundamentals of commercial and jazz music, integrating basic materials and skills.  A study of extended harmonies, modes, scales, and harmonic progressions relevant to the style.  An analysis of the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and form related components.  Many assignments will be completed with the use of notation and sequencing software. 

MU311 - Commercial-Jazz Arranging

A study of the technical skills necessary to adapt music from a variety of sources for various instrumental, vocal, and mixed ensembles.  Demonstrating the skills necessary to arrange music for all levels and sizes of ensembles is an important component of the class.  Arranging will be approached from a commercial and jazz harmonic structure.  Many assignments will be completed with the use of notation and sequencing software.

MU314 - Advanced Conducting-Choral

A study of conducting opportunities unique to choral ensembles; historical style and performance practice; choral organization, rehearsal procedures, and programming; major works analysis; and coordination of choral and instrumental performing forces. 

MU316 - Choral Techniques

 One semester course designed to survey techniques of score study, rehearsal and performance in the choral art. Practical aspects of preparing and rehearsing choral music will be stressed. Students will assess strengths, determine needs, research solutions, and practice presentations. 

MU317 - Advanced Conducting - Instrumental

 A study of conducting opportunities unique to instrumental ensembles; historical style and performance practice; band and orchestral organization, rehearsal procedures, and programming; and major works analysis. 

MU321 - Music History I

 A survey of the Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Periods. 

MU322 - Music History II

A survey of the Classic, Romantic, Impressionist and Contemporary periods.

MU324 - Choral Literature

A survey of choral music with particular attention to programming literature appropriate to available resources (elementary, middle, secondary schools, churches, community ensembles). 

MU335 - Instrumentation

A study of the technical skills necessary for arranging and adapting music from a variety of sources for various instrumental ensembles.  Students will use software tools extensively for creation of their original works.  

MU337 - Choral Arranging

A study of technical skills necessary for developing a melody into a complete setting for a particular choral combination with or without accompaniment. Considerations include available vocal resources at elementary school, secondary school, and adult age levels; accompaniments; two-, three-, and four-part arranging in a variety of styles.  Students will use software tools extensively for the creation of their arrangements.  

MU341 - Advanced Diction

Advanced Diction is designed to refine foreign language skills for singers, concentrating on and identifying the unique features of each language through written and  vocal practice as well as analysis of language pronunciation through listening.

MU357 - A-B-C Repertoire

 A survey of solo repertoire for the appropriate instrument or voice, covering historic periods and styles; appropriate repertoire for various occasions and levels of performer proficiency; comparisons of editions and sources. Sections offered on demand for voice, piano, organ. MU357A Vocal Repertoire MU257B Piano Repertoire MU357C Organ Repertoire

MU358 - A-B-D Studio Pedagogy

The study of pedagogical approaches, applied through supervised studio teaching. Emphasis is on studio procedures, methods and materials, professional organizations and ethics. Offered on demand to advanced applied music students in piano, organ, or voice. MU358A Piano Pedagogy MU358B Organ Pedagogy MU358D Vocal Pedagogy

MU360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

MU368 - Internship and Field Experiences

1-5 credit hours each semester

MU380 - Senior Thesis

 Intensive supervised study to enhance total musicianship and to increase preparation for the student's role as teacher, performer, graduate student. Special emphasis is placed on music history, music literature, and pedagogy. Open only to Senior majoring in Music.

MU390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

MU391 - Junior Recital

Junior Recital - one credit hour

MU401 - Worship - Commercial Music Rehearsal Techniques

An examination of the practical and pedagogical aspects of music ministry and commercial music ensembles, including organizing and instructing musicians, selecting or arranging music appropriate for the ensemble, pastoral leadership, information management, facilities, budget, scheduling, and resources.  Junior standing required.

MU407 - Analysis of Contemporary Music

This course is a study of theoretical concepts used in analyzing music from 1900 to the present. 

MU423 - American Music

A survey and capstone course of American musical culture including ethnic, folk, jazz, and commercial manifestations. Particular emphasis on continuing traditions of Western European art music in the United States in the 20th Century.

MU465 - Form and Analysis

 A capstone course, in which students explore the major forms and structural units in music from the Baroque to the late 19th Century, with an analysis synthesis, and written communication. 

MU468 - Music Internship

Field Experience.

MU471 - Composition I

 Focus on compositional and analytical techniques of the past century.  Students will use software tools extensively for the creation of their original works.

MU492 - Senior Recital

Senior recital - one credit hour

NU304 - Nursing Research

This course introduces the concepts, processes, and applications of nursing research. The research role of the nurse in decision making and clinical practice will be examined. Students will read and critique research on nursing practice and will discuss problems and challenges in conducting nursing research. Throughout the course, there will be opportunities to practice various aspects of the research process (thinking of research question, planning study designs, evaluating measurement methods). The student will develop a research proposal and complete a formal paper on the proposal. 8-week hybrid format.

NU307 - Adaptation Nursing Applications

(3 lecture/2 clinical hours). This course provides an introduction to basic nursing skills, terminology, and need states. Nursing applications include skills and adaptation nursing process practiced in the laboratory setting progressing to the healthcare provider setting. Clinical contact hours meet the Missouri State Board of Nursing 3:1 ratio for credit awarded.

NU308 - Health Assessment

This course allows the student to develop the assessment skills necessary to provide competent care for clients of varying ages and ethnic backgrounds applying the adaptation nursing model. Health assessment is the gathering of subjective and objective data regarding a client's state of health. The knowledge gained in this course will assist the nurse in holistically assessing the adaptation level of client, family, and community across the lifespan. Students participate in the scheduled weekly Skills Lab and are expected to use the Skills Lab on an independently scheduled basis to practice the necessary psycho-motor skills for completing a physical assessment. Lab contact hours meet the Carnegie 2:1 ratio for credit awarded.

NU309 - Psychosocial Integrity

(2.5 lecture/0.5 clinical hours). This course focuses on the adaptive responses in self-concept, role function, and interdependence modes which promote the goals of adaptation and the integrity of the individual, family, and community. Communication intervention techniques are examined. Much of the clinical exposure is in the community setting. Credit hours awarded meet the Missouri State Board of Nursing 3:1 contact-to-credit hour guideline.

NU312 - Pharmacology I

A study of routes and methods of medication administration along with an introduction to basic medication classes and their uses. This course provides the initial pharmacological knowledge needed for nursing practice. Additional aspects of this topic are addressed in NU313 Pharmacology II, the second of this two-course series. Lecture and Seminar.

NU313 - Pharmacology II

This course builds on the concepts introduced in NU312 Pharmacology I and provides a study of actions and side effects of functional groups of drugs. Attention is given to diet, age, and other factors influencing drug response. Nursing interventions and client education are stressed. Lecture and Seminar.

NU321 - Public Health and Community Nursing Concepts

(2.5 lecture/0.5 clinical hours). This course focuses on the interrelationship of community health principles and adaptation nursing. Application of principles will be in community health and community-based settings. Credit hours awarded meet the Missouri State Board of Nursing 3:1 contact-to-credit hour guideline for clinical aspects

NU322 - Maternal - Child Nursing

(4 lecture/1 lab & clinical hours). Focuses on family dynamics and the use of the nursing process across the family lifespan. Lab and clinical contact hours meet the Carnegie requirements and the Missouri State Board of Nursing guidelines for credit hours awarded.

NU322 - Maternal - Child Nursing

(4 lecture/1 lab & clinical hours). Focuses on family dynamics and the use of the nursing process across the family lifespan. Lab and clinical contact hours meet the Carnegie requirements and the Missouri State Board of Nursing guidelines for credit hours awarded.

NU334 - Evidence Based Adaptation Nursing I

(5 lecture/2 clinical hours). This course focuses on concepts of adaptation nursing related to protective needs: integumentary, oncologic, immunologic, protective sensory systems, activity and rest, and safety; and metabolic needs: fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and problems of nutrition, digestion, elimination, and excretion. The adaptation model and evidence-based practice are used to promote the highest potential for individuals and families of varying developmental levels and cultures within a variety of healthcare settings. The lab, clinical, and simulation contact hours meet the Missouri State Board of Nursing guidelines for the credit hours awarded.

NU336 - Evidence Based Adaptation Nursing II

(6 lecture/2 clinical hours). This course focuses on concepts of adaptation nursing related to oxygenation needs: circulatory, respiratory, and hematologic systems; and regulatory needs: problems of the neurologic system and the endocrine system. The adaptation model and evidence-based practice are used to promote the highest potential for individuals and families of varying developmental levels and cultures within a variety of healthcare settings. The lab, clinical, and simulation contact hours meet the Missouri State Board of Nursing guidelines for the credit hours awarded.

NU451 - Adaptation Nursing Practicum

(1 directed study/5 clinical hours). (Capstone) This course affords the student the opportunity to apply adaptation nursing concepts through an individualized nursing practice under the supervision of a faculty member and a clinical preceptor. The student will be required to demonstrate fulfillment of course objectives through evidence-based practice.

NU452 - NCLEX Review

This course is designed to increase student readiness for the NCLEX-RN examination. Concurrent enrollment in NU 451.

NU456 - Leadership and Management

Prepares the student for the role as nurse leader/ manager. Focuses on theory and application of leadership and management skills. Includes pertinent aspects of the economic, regulatory, and legal aspects of health care as well as health care systems in the United States that impact the role of the nurse leader/manager. Lecture and seminar.

NU460 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

NU461 - Gerontology

Study of the aging process from both a physical and a developmental perspective and its impact on nursing care and considerations. Lecture and seminar.

OTA100 - Foundations - Introduction to Health Issues and Occupational Performance

This course provides the student with foundational knowledge regarding common conditions seen by the occupational therapist practitioner. Students will be exposed to the etiology and symptoms of physical and psychological clinical conditions experienced across the lifespan and how the use of occupational therapy services can impact the patient's ability to engage in occupations. Course content emphasizes the effects of trauma, disease, and congenital conditions on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of occupational behavior. The content and final exam for AH212 is embedded in OTA100. Students completing OTA100 may waive AH212, a course required for the B.S. in Health Sciences Prerequisite: Admission to the Central Methodist University Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

OTA101 - OT Foundations - Neuroscience Principles

This course is an introductory neuroscience course for the occupational therapy assistant. This class expands upon the students' knowledge base acquired in Anatomy and Physiology. Topics include principles of neuroscience at the cellular level, development of the nervous system, neuroscience at the system level, neuroscience at the regional level and support systems. Concepts of neurological development and functioning, motor learning, reflex development and integration and the impact of illness and disease related to neurological deficits are covered. This course will provide the foundation for later fundamental courses. Prerequisite: Admission to the Central Methodist University Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

OTA102 - OT Foundations - Therapeutic Media and Design - Practice Framework

The OT Practice Framework will be introduced. This course is designed to stimulate occupation-based, client-centered practice. This course addresses two areas; therapeutic media as an avenue of intervention and fundamental design as an avenue of adaptation. Various avenues of therapeutic media will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on awareness of activity demands, contexts, adapting, grading, and safe implementation of occupations or activities. Students will practice activity analysis, will have opportunity to improve communication and professional skills and will formulate critical thinking skills required to justify recommendations for interventions and adaptations. In addition, students will be introduced to fundamental design and construction and its use in adaptations for the client. Design in the areas of basic splinting, orthotics, prosthetics, assistive devices and mobility will be explored. The student will be introduced to the concept of evidence gathering, contributing to assessment and recommending appropriate interventions.

OTA103 - Practice Skill Level 1 - Foundations Integrated

Hybrid - The integration skills lab is designed to allow the student to integrate concepts from all classes into one project or case study. This time may also be used for intra-professional and inter-professional group activity.

OTA104 - OT Fundamentals and Practice 1 - Early Development

This course provides the student with a fundamental knowledge for occupational therapy from birth through late adolescence. The course will explore the physical, perceptual, cognitive and psychological development stages. Exploration of unique areas of dysfunction that can affect the health and wellness of infants, children and adolescents will be explored. The material will cover evaluation and analysis, intervention, occupational therapy services, and the assistant's role within this population. Students will focus on the skills necessary to assist this specific population to return to relevant occupations. The parent, family, and caretaker relationship will be emphasized as crucial in the occupational therapy practice for the pediatric client.

OTA105 - OT Fundamentals and Practice II - Adult Development

This course provides the student with a fundamental knowledge of occupational therapy from early adulthood to death. The content introduces students to physical dysfunctions that affect this group and will focus on skills necessary for prevention, remediation, compensation, and techniques to improve participation in occupations across the lifespan. Normal and pathological conditions associated with aging will be reviewed; for example orthopedic and neurological and other disabilities. The material will cover evaluation and analysis, interventions, occupational therapy services and settings, documentation and the role of the assistant.

OTA106 - OT Fundamentals and Practice III - Interventions and Tools in Behavioral Health

This course expands upon the historical foundational knowledge by focusing on psychosocial issues related to the practice of occupational therapy. Students will focus on skills targeted toward appropriate interventions strategies, integration of occupation and goal directed activity for patients diagnosed with mental illness. Within this course the student will expand upon group techniques as well as individual intervention. The material will cover evaluation and analysis, interventions, occupational therapy services and settings, documentation and the role of the assistant within the behavioral health domain.

OTA107 - OT Fundamentals and Practice IV - Physical Dysfunction and Rehab

This course explores the physical function required to promote successful occupational performance. The core of the content is designed to direct the assistant in the methods required to restore the client's ability to participate in personally selected and valued occupations. The content builds upon previous coursework, providing the student additional opportunity to practice data gathering, intervention strategies, use of adaptive equipment techniques, and patient/client education. Topics will include theory and foundations in physical dysfunction practice, the perspective of the client with disabilities, therapeutic use of self, the occupational therapy process, documentation, competencies in appropriate evaluations, performance areas, special needs for the older adult population and greater depth into a variety of clinical conditions.

OTA108 - Practice Skill Level 2 - Fundamentals Integrated

Hybrid-The integration skills lab is designed to allow the student to integrate concepts from all classes into one project or case study. This time may also be used for intra-professional and inter-professional group activity.

OTA130 - Fieldwork 1

This course introduces the student to various clinical settings addressing practice in behavioral health , or psychological and social factors influencing engagement in occupation in an observational role. Level of interaction with the clinical population to be determined by the fieldwork supervisor. The student will be responsible for assignments as determined by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.

OTA209 - OT Practice - Settings - Outpatient, Inpatient, and Community

This course allows the student to integrate concepts from foundational courses (OTA100, 101, 102, 103) and explore how interventional strategies may vary in different settings. Concepts discussed will include therapeutic use of self, coordination with supervising OTR and healthcare team, clinical judgment, evidence based practice, educating the client and caregiver, use of community resources, appropriate documentation of techniques and current healthcare environments within which the student will practice as an OTA.

OTA210 - OT Practice - Professional Skills and Transitions

This course will address the student's ability to articulate the role of occupation in the promotion of health and well-being to a variety of audiences (i.e. client, caregiver, clinical team members, and the community). The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of the OTA in case management, care coordination, and discharge planning in a variety of environments. Evidence based intervention models including, but not limited to, adaptive environments, compensatory strategies, and the fabrication/application/fitting of orthotic devices will be discussed. Additional topics of discussion will include structures of reimbursement and documentation, effective documentation of need/rationale for services, advocacy within the profession, identification of personal responsibility re: professional development, abilities, and competencies in relation to job responsibilities.

OTA211 - OT Practice - Health Sciences for the OTA

This course will discuss the impact of contextual factors (socioeconomic, political, cultural, professional, ecological) on occupational therapy practice. Students will identify strategies for conflict resolution regarding ethics in the personal and organizational realms. Students will also explore skills needed for the effective, ethical supervision of nonprofessional staff within the healthcare setting. Course discussion will include indemnification and documentation of quality improvements, understanding of regulatory and legislative systems that impact occupational therapy practice, as well as current policy issues and professional responsibility. Students will explore individual and group leadership issues and be able to identify personal leadership qualities to apply in their lives and practice.

OTA212 - OT Practice Skills Level 3 - OT Practice Integrated

Hybrid-The integration skills lab is designed to allow the student to integrate concepts from all classes into once project or case study. This time may also be used for intra-professional and inter-professional group activity.

OTA213 - Credentialing and Licensure Preparation

Students will demonstrate understanding of the requirements for licensure, certification, and registration within state laws. They will also demonstrate understanding of the AOTA Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards as well as the Standards of Practice. These are to be used as a guide in ethical decision making regarding client intervention, interactions amongst professionals, and within the employment setting. 0-1 credit hours. (Online/Self/Study)

OTA231 - Fieldwork 2

This two-week course provides the student with further observational experience in a variety of clinical settings. Level of interaction with the clinical population to be determined by the fieldwork supervisor. The student will be responsible for assignments as determined by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.

OTA232 - Fieldwork 3

This 8-week course provides the student opportunities in introductory-level clinical training within the equivalent of a full-time clinical practice under supervision. Focus of the fieldwork is on interactional skills and therapeutic use of observation in the clinical setting.

OTA233 - Fieldwork

This 8-week course provides the student further instruction and practice within a clinical setting. Clinical training is within the equivalent of a full-time clinical practice with supervision. Focus of this fieldwork is on interactional skills and therapeutic use of observation in the clinical setting.

PE100 - Marching Eagles Band

Practices daily during football season. Presents half-time shows at home football games, hosts Band Day (a high school marching competition), and is open by audition to all qualified students. May be taken as MU021 or PE100, 1 hour per semester. A maximum of one hour of required physical education credit in Marching Band may be applied toward a degree.

PE101 - Lifetime Fitness Activities

Emphasis is placed on the importance of people of all ages to participate in physical exercise in order to achieve and maintain optimum health.

PE102 - Sports Participation

Varsity and Junior Varsity athletes practice daily and represent CMU during athletic competition. A maximum of one hour of required physical education credit through participation in Varsity and Junior Varsity sports may be applied toward a degree. Pass/fail credit is awarded based on attendance at events and practices; students who quit a team before the end of the season should drop the class or they will receive an "F" in PE102.

PE103 - Lifetime Activities and Dance

This course will require students to study the concepts of various lifetime fitness activities and sports, as well as fundamentals of various types of movement and dance.

PE111 - Wellness

The recognition of physical fitness and physical well being as expressions of strength of character is rooted in the ancient Greek and modern Olympic Games. Both the study of physical well being and the practice of physical well being have a long tradition in higher education. Strength of character includes (1) understanding the nature and bases of physical well being, (2) the development of physical as well as mental disciplines, (3) habits of life that support physical as well as mental well being, and (4) enhanced awareness of the meaning and applications of sportsmanship. This course includes both classroom and laboratory experiences to move students toward these dimensions of character formation. This course is part of the General Education Common Core requirement. (Army Physical Training fulfills this requirement.)

PE202 - Motor Learning and Motor Development

The study of scientific principles, concepts, and theories related to motor learning and human behavior in sport and physical education. The focus of the course is to introduce students to information on motor learning and acquisition of motor skills and encompasses three areas: motor learning, motor control, and motor development.

PE210 - Personal and Community Health

Education majors study the personal health problems and the safety education of students PK through grade 12. Areas of study include growth and development, nutrition, sex and drug education, personal hygiene, and how these areas relate to the students and the community.

PE212 - First Aid - Community CPR

This course provides certification for first aid and CPR.

PE216 - Nutrition and Athletic Performance

Fundamental principles of human nutrition and their application essential to health, from a physiological point of view. The focus of this course is to learn about nutrient requirements, food sources and adequate diet selection in regards to the effects and benefits to athletic performance.

PE217 - Foundations of Physical Education

Historic and philosophic analysis of physical education emphasizing physical education as an academic discipline, professional opportunities, and associated fields. Recommended for freshmen. K-12.

PE219 - Fundamentals of Rhythm, Movement, and Dance

Designed to familiarize Physical Education majors with the basic skills essential to efficient movement in sports and dance activities. Potential teachers (K-12) are instructed in the use of rhythm and dance fundamentals with particular emphasis on movement education. Analysis of "generalizations" inherent within motor performance which are transferable to specific sports and dance activities.

PE221 - Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Physical Education

This course applies the principles and scientific methods from psychology to study human behavior in physical education. It also includes the study of the sociological perspective of sports in today's society. Students will explore achievement, motivation, anxiety, self-confidence, cohesion, adherence and leadership in sports and physical education. They will also examine sport-related behaviors as they occur in social and cultural contexts.

PE230 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Football

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of football; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required

PE231 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Basketball

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of basketball; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required.

PE232 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Volleyball

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of volleyball; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required.

PE233 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Baseball and Softball

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of baseball and softball; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required.

PE234 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Track and Field

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of track and field; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required

PE235 - Theory of Coaching and Officiating Soccer

Theory, fundamentals, and officiating of soccer; includes team selection, organization, and strategies from the coaching and officiating standpoints. Officiating in intramurals may be required.

PE322 - Teaching Elementary School Physical Education

Fundamental skills, sports, and games for the elementary school physical education program. Students will study and develop knowledge, understanding participation and application in teaching motor skills in the primary grades. This course includes a minimal amount of time in clinical experiences. K-9.

PE323 - First Aid, Care, and Prevention of Injuries

Lecture, demonstration and practice of the techniques used in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.

PE324 - Human Anatomy and Kinesiology

The study of human anatomy and movement principles as applied to sports and analysis of movement from the study of anatomical structures and mechanical principles of the human body.

PE325 - Methods of Teaching Individual and Team Sports

This course is focused on the analysis of skill development and teaching strategies in professional practices of PK-12 educators. Students will learn rules and regulations of both individual and team activities while generating age and developmentally appropriate lesson plans with peer teaching experiences in both individual and team sports activities.

PE328 - Adapated Physical Education

Methods of teaching and program development for special needs students in physical education for Grades Pre-K to 12.

PE339 - Methods and Techniques for Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

Designed to study methods and techniques for testing and measuring the basic factors on which the performance of a wide variety of physical education activities are based. Major emphasis is on the measurement of skills, knowledge and attitudes pertaining to physical education (K-12).

PE360 - Special Problems

A supervised, independent study involving an area of special interest in one of the following fields physical education, health, recreation, and athletics. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

PESW101 - Swimming

This course offers instruction and practice in the proper techniques of swimming strokes and aquatic skills, in understanding the aerobic value of swimming, and in understanding the hazards of the aquatic environment.

PH111 - General Physics

A survey of physics including an introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, fluids, wave characteristics, and sound. Three lectures. MOTR PHYS 150 Physics I Core 42 Website

PH111L - General Physics Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH111. MOTR PHYS 150L Physics I with Lab Core 42 Website

PH112 - General Physics II

A survey of physics including an introduction to electricity, wave characteristics, optics and nuclear structure. Three lectures.

PH112L - General Physics II Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH112. Must be taken concurrently with PH112.

PH205 - Calculus Physics I

A unified survey of physics including an introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, fluids and acoustics. This course is presented at the mathematical level of calculus. Three lectures. MOTR PHYS 200L Advanced Physics I with Lab  Core 42 Website

PH205L - Calculus Physics Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH205. MOTR PHYS 200L Advanced Physics I with Lab Core 42 Website

PH206 - Calculus Physics II

A unified survey of physics including an introduction to electricity, optics and modern physics topics, field phenomena and the properties of matter. This course is presented at the mathematical level of calculus. Three lectures.

PH206L - Calculus Physics II Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH206. Must be taken concurrently with PH206.

PH307 - Modern Physics

A study of relativity, atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles and field theory. Alternating falls

PH322 - Scientific Instrumentation

An introduction to modern electronics, optical instrumentation, and other scientific instrumentation including computer-based equipment. 3 lectures. Cross-listed with CH322

PH322L - Scientific Instrumentation Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH322. Must be taken concurrently with PH322. Cross-listed with CH322L.

PH354 - Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry

State of matter, chemical thermodynamics, solutions, equilibria, phase rule, and electrochemistry. Three lectures. Cross-listed with CH354.

PH354L - Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry Lab

Lab exercises that accompany PH354. Must be taken concurrently with PH354. Cross-listed with with CH354L.

PH355 - Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics

Topics include quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, group theory and solid state. 3 lectures. Cross-listed with CH355.

PH355L - Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics Lab

Lab exercises that accompnay PH355. Must be taken concurrently with PH355. Cross-listed with CH355L.

PL 450 - Comparative Religion and Philosophy Capstone

The student will create a project that critically compares and contrasts ideas from two intellectual or religious traditions. This course is open only to Seniors majoring in Comparative Philosophy and Religion, except by division chair’s permission.

PL102 - Critical Thinking

Students explore the skills for analyzing and constructing arguments, including skills such as: identifying premises and conclusions; putting arguments in logical order; recognizing and revising types of informal fallacies; drawing conclusions using deductive argument forms; evaluating arguments for validity; and constructing one’s own valid arguments.

PL106 - Introduction to Western Philosophy

Students explore the nature of philosophy and its methods. Attention is given to fundamental questions of the Western philosophical traditions, including the problems of knowledge, reality, ethics, aesthetics, and religion. MOTR PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy Core 42 Website

PL225 - Philosophy of Religion

This is a study of the nature of religion and of the relation of philosophy to theology. Attention is given to such problems as the existence of God, knowledge of God, faith, religious language, evil, immortality, and eschatology. Cross-listed with RL225.

PL260 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PL268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours

PL290 - Special Topics

This is an intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PL306 - Ethics and the Professions

After an introduction to ethics, ethical theories, and the art of critical thinking about ethical issues, students will examine ethical issues specific to their chosen professions. Emphasis in the past has been on ethics and the sciences (medicine, experimentation, genetics), the environment (corporation vs. individual rights, responsibilities to animals and to the environment), and philosophy of law (justice, equality, rights, responsibility, and punishment). Emphasis is on case studies.

PL310 - Ethics and Leadership

Leadership uninformed by character is likely empty at best and disastrous at worst. Thus, the course will examine leadership styles and the ethics of leadership as a consequence of or a derivative of adequate character and a strong sense of personal responsibility. The course will examine "good," Relativism, the relation of character and virtue, leadership responsibilities, and personal responsibility.

PL311 - The Study of Knowledge

Students explore the areas of knowledge, belief, and truth. Students will be introduced to concepts such as skepticism and justification. Students will explore what counts as knowledge and how these issues affect the areas of morality, science, math, and society.

PL321 - Asian Philosophy and Religion

Students explore philosophical and religious traditions of Asia. Traditions treated may include Hinduism, Buddhism in South and East Asia, Confucianism and Daoism. Emphasis is placed on the philosophical worldviews articulated in their respective texts. Cross-listed with RL321

PL340 - Comparative Religion and Philosophy

This course treats a theme across a number of religious and philosophical traditions. Special attention is given to comparative methodology. Themes might include: evil, saints and sages, mysticism, food, etc. Cross-listed with RL340.

PL360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 hours.

PL368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours

PL390 - Special Topics

This is an advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS101 - Introduction to American National, State, and Local Government

A study of the structure and functions of national, state, and local government. This course fulfills the state civics requirement. MOTR POSC 101 American Government Core 42 Website

PS103 - Introduction to Missouri Civics

An introduction to the Missouri Constitution, state political institutions, and processes. This course will fulfill the Missouri State Civics requirement for transfer students who have completed coursework from a non-Missouri institution in American Government or a survey of American History I or an equivalent course which covers the U.S. Constitution

PS190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. Course may be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS200 - International Problems and Relations

Introduction to principles of international affairs, including theory and methodology of world politics, nature of power and its control, competition and cooperation among nations.

PS204 - Global Crime

An examination of international crime operations including sea and air piracy, smuggling and terrorism. Cross-listed with CJ204.

PS260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours

PS290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

PS307 - The History and Politics of Missouri

A survey of the social, economic, intellectual, and political history of Missouri from prehistory to the twentieth century. Fulfills the state civics requirement. Cross-listed with HI307

PS308 - American Constitutional Law and the Judicial Process

Study of the leading American constitutional principles and major decisions of the Supreme Court. An analysis of the role played by judges and courts in public policy formation. Cross-listed with CJ308.

PS309 - Law in American Society

A study of the role of law and legal institutions in the American system of justice. Cross-listed with CJ309

PS312 - U.S. Foreign Affairs

An analysis of the principles and goals of American foreign policy from the Revolution to the present. Full examination of the policy-making process. Cross-listed with HI312

PS313 - The Sociology of Revolution

An examination of theories of revolution in tandem with a close examination of empirical cases of revolution. Cross-listed with SO313

PS314 - The History and Politics of Russia

This course chronicles the tremendous changes in Russia from pagan Kiev to twentieth-century superpower. Special attention is given to the succession of governments, Muscovite, Imperial, and Soviet, that ruled this diverse land and the calamities, wars, and often cruel leaders that shaped its destiny. Cross-listed with HI314

PS315 - The History and Politics of England

A survey of the British tradition from Stonehenge to the present, providing background for students of British literature, American government and law. An interdisciplinary analysis of domestic change, plus examination of international relations and colonialism. Cross-listed with HI315.

PS318 - American Legislative Politics

A detailed examination of current research into the structure and function of American legislative institutions at the national, state and local levels

PS319 - The American Presidency, Past and Present

An analysis of the evolution and contemporary operation of the office of the presidency with special emphasis on the administrations of selected presidents. Cross-listed with HI319

PS320 - The American Way of War

A survey of the American military during peace and war from Colonial times to the present. Major American and world political leaders and their top military commanders are examined in their social and historical contexts. Cross-listed with HI320.

PS322 - Comparative Political Systems

An introduction to the comparative study of national political systems. Attention is focused on the role of political culture and historical evolution as determinants of political development. Cross-listed with HI322

PS330 - Principles of Public Administration

Introductory survey of public administration with reference to organization, personnel management, financial administration, and administrative process. Cross-listed with CJ330

PS331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PY/SO331

PS334 - Applied Quantitative Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

A study of the application of quantitative analytic techniques to data in the social sciences. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PY/SO334

PS355 - Topics Seminar in Area Studies

This seminar will familiarize students with the modern political history and contemporary political and social dynamics of the nations of a selected region of the world. The seminar will examine the political and social history and social evolution of the designated region. Discussion and reading will focus on the political and social evolution of the region since World War II, the arrangement of political institutions, the key leadership dynamics, and the overall contemporary political situation in the nations of the region. There will be assigned readings and discussion topics for each seminar meeting, and students will be expected to follow contemporary developments in the politics of the region. Each student will be expected to complete a research paper on some facet of the politics of one state within the region on which the seminar is focusing. May be repeated with different designated regions.

PS360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS368 - Internship and Field Experiences

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PS480 - Senior Thesis

(Capstone) Open only to Juniors and Seniors concentrating in political science, public administration, and history. This course is a Senior thesis seminar. To receive credit in this course all students must complete a directed research paper and successfully defend it before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

PTA100 - Introduction to Physical Therapy

Introduction to the profession of physical therapy and its place in the healthcare field. Provides a historical overview of the profession, an understanding the role of the PTA, as well as basic health care concepts, wellness and prevention, legal and ethical considerations, and documentation. Students are expected to relate healthcare observation and experiences to course material and discussion.

PTA101 - Essential Skills for the PTA

Course designed to introduce basic patient care skills. Principles of selected physical therapy interventions and data collection are presented, including gait training, posture assessment, range of motion, safety procedures, transfer training and wound management. The lab portion of the course in designed for application of basic skills, data collection and intervention techniques essential to clinical practice. Documentation requirements for physical therapy interventions are explored and refined with application to clinical case scenarios.

PTA102 - Kinesiology

The study of human anatomy and movement principles as applied to health professions for injury evaluation, rehabilitation and biomechanical assessment. Analysis of movement from the study of anatomical structures and mechanical principles of the human body. This course satisfies additional degree requirements in science. (3 lecture/1 lab) 45/30 clock hours

PTA103 - Modalities for the PTA

Basic principles and application techniques of physical agents related to the practice of physical therapy will be introduced. Physiologic responses, indications and contraindications of commonly utilized modalities and massage will be included. The lab portion of the course is designed to allow application and demonstration of proficiency in the use of physical modalities and massage.

PTA104 - Functional Human Anatomy

This course is designed for a more in-depth exploration of musculoskeletal anatomy including surface anatomy, muscle origin, insertion, innervation and action. Students will apply knowledge of muscle structure and action to posture and functional activities. The lab portion of the course will emphasize the procedures and application of muscle strength testing.

PTA105 PTA Clinical Experience

This is a topical course exploring issues pertinent to the field of Physical Therapy. This course introduces topics that thread through the curriculum. Issues are covered which promote preparation to work in the healthcare industry in an inter-disciplinary setting. A comprehensive review of the Clinical Education portion of the curriculum is included. This course also introduces consideration of ethical choices, reimbursement, patient protection and privacy, as well as inter-professional collaboration. This course is open to PTA students only.

PTA200 - Therapeutic Exercise

This course explores the basic theories and therapeutic application of exercise. Application will be made to impairment in range of motion, joint mobility, strength, posture, balance and cardiorespiratory dysfunction. Students will have hands on exploration of equipment used for therapeutic exercise. Laboratory designed to allow application of therapeutic exercise techniques and exercise progression associated with various patient diagnosis.

PTA201 - Pathophysiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

This course will examine the pathogenesis and medical management of disease and disorders of the following systems: cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, gastrointestinal, genital, reproductive, hematologic, hepatic, biliary, immune, integumentary, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, respiratory, nervous, renal and urologic. Implications for the physical therapist assistant will be addressed.

PTA202 - Orthopedic Rehabilitation

This course offers an in depth study of musculoskeletal conditions. Physical therapy assessment, and interventions for orthopedic conditions will be explored. Consideration for geriatric and pediatric populations will be made. The lab portion of the course provides students with the opportunity to apply therapeutic exercise and assessment techniques to common orthopedic conditions, and an introduction to the application and use of prosthetic and orthotic devices.

PTA203 - PTA Neurologic Rehabilitation

This course provides an in depth study of the pathology, pathophysiology and medical intervention as well as physical therapy assessment and treatment of neurological disease and dysfunction. A general overview of anatomy and physiology of the nervous system as well as adult and pediatric neurologic diseases and dysfunction will be provided. Principles and concepts pertaining to sensation, perception, motor control, and neuro re-education will be examined. The lab portion of the course will allow application of assessment techniques, data collection, and previously learned skills to patients with neurological diagnoses.

PTA204 - PTA Seminar

The course will incorporate previously acquired didactic and clinical knowledge to complete and present clinical case studies. Included is a comprehensive review and mock exams in preparation for the NPTE. Leadership and life-long learning benefits, licensing, state practice act review, and employment preparation will be addressed to prepare the student to transition into clinical practice.

PTA205 - Clinical Education

This is a full time 4 week (40 hours/week) clinical education experience designed to allow students to apply hands on patient care. Students will be expected to integrate acquired knowledge and basic assessment, data collection and intervention skills to the clinical setting. The student will work under the direction and supervision of an approved licensed physical therapy professional. Students will apply professional behaviors to the professional setting. Skills learned in Essential Skills, Introduction to Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, Modalities, and Therapeutic Exercise will be practiced. Students must successfully complete all lab practical examinations and skills checks from previous PTA courses to progress to the clinical.

PTA206 - Clinical Education II

This is a full time 4 week (40 hours/week) clinical education experience designed to allow students to progress their clinical skills with application to a wider range of patient diagnosis. Students will apply knowledge and skills associated with orthopedic conditions and noncomplex medical conditions. Students will experience increased participation in ancillary components of physical therapy practice to facilitate continued development of professional behaviors. The student will work under the direction and supervision of an approved licensed physical therapy professional. Students must successfully complete all lab practical examinations and skills checks from previous PTA courses to progress to the clinical.

PTA207 - Clinical Education Experience III

This terminal clinical education experience is 6 weeks in length (40 hours/week). This experience is designed to allow physical therapist assistant students to apply knowledge and skills acquired throughout the PTA program to a wide variety and complexity of patients. Students will experience a broad range of practice responsibilities with increasing degrees of independence. Students will have the opportunity to integrate aspects of physical therapy practice including administrative, inter-professional communication and professional development to prepare the student for entry-level practice. Students must successfully complete all lab practical examinations and skills checks from previous PTA courses to progress to the clinical.

PY101 - General Psychology

A survey of many factors that influence behavior and the techniques that psychologists use to study these factors. Major topics include heredity and physiology; development; learning and thinking; motivation and emotion; personality; and psychological adjustment, disorders, and treatment. MOTR PSYC 100 General Psychology Core 42 Website

PY190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY204 - Experimental Psychology

A survey of many factors that influence behavior and the techniques that psychologists use to study these factors. Major topics include heredity and physiology; development; learning and thinking; motivation and emotion; personality; and psychological adjustment, disorders, and treatment.

PY210 - Educational Psychology

Introduction of general psychological theories to the prospective elementary and secondary teacher. There is a brief introduction to developmental stages, learning theories, individual differences and motivation, with application to the classroom in teaching methods, content presentation, and evaluation procedures. (PY210 cannot be counted for psychology credit in the degree programs of Psychology majors or minors without the written permission of the chair of the Division of Social Sciences.)

PY211 - Psychology of Personal Adjustment

The study of individual differences and self-analysis of cognitive processes, emotional responses to normal and/or traumatic life events. Limitations and options for appropriate behavior will be explored through discussion, testing and evaluations

PY223 - Developmental Psychology

An examination of various aspects of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development from conception through late adulthood. Emphasis is placed on child and adolescent development.

PY238 - Applied Psychology

An examination of the applications of the facts, principles, and techniques of psychology to a broad range of human endeavors. The core of the course consists of an introduction to the various career paths in psychology. Prerequisite: PY101or PY210.

PY260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY301 - Abnormal Psychology

A study of the causes and treatments of behavior disorders. Special attention is given to relevant diagnostic and legal issues.

PY308 - Personality

An examination of the major theoretical paradigms and research studies pertaining to the human personality. Psychodynamic, existential, humanistic, trait, social learning, and narrative approaches to understanding personality dynamics are reviewed.

PY321 - Family Relationships and Values

A study of interpersonal relations in courtship and marriage across cultures, with an emphasis on the currently changing values in the United States. There will be a focus on cultural, social, cognitive and emotional bases of intimacy, commitment, and family roles. Cross-listed with SO321.

PY324 - Social Psychology

A study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. The focus is on the individual within group situations, including both the effects of the group on the individual and the effects of the individual on the group. Specific topics include conformity, persuasion, aggression, altruism, and attraction. Cross-listed with SO324.

PY331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PS/SO 331.

PY332 Cognitive Processes and Applications

A study of cognitive processes such as perception, thinking, learning, and problem-solving. Special attention will be given to various applications of cognitive theory and research.

PY334 - Applied Quantitative Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

A study of the application of quantitative analytic techniques to data in the social sciences. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PS/SO334.

PY342 - Psychology of the Exceptional Child

A study of techniques for increasing the academic, social, and vocational competence of disabled individuals. Attention is given to causal factors and behavioral characteristics associated with different exceptionalities

PY343 - Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum

Applied experiences working with disabled individuals. This course includes 18-20 clock hours of clinical experiences.

PY345 - Learning

An overview of the principles of animal and human learning. Special attention is given to the acquisition, retention, and extinction of learned behavior patterns.

PY346 - Sensation and Perception

This course will examine the process by which we interpret and organize sensory information to produce our conscious experience of objects and relationships among objects.

PY348 - Health Psychology

An introduction to the application of psychological theories and research to our understanding, prediction, and promotion of health behavior. Course topics include stress, exercise, nutrition, sexual behavior, alcohol, smoking, chronic diseases, and terminal illnesses.

PY349 - Biological Psychology

An introduction to biological and physiological roots of human behavior, including, an examination of the structure and function of the nervous systems and how it relates to the regulation of bodily functions, sexual behavior, emotions, sleep, learning and memory. Other topics include psychopharmacology, sensation and perception, and neurological/psychological disorders.

PY351 - Introduction to Counseling

A study of basic theories and methods of counseling and psychotherapy, including: behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches to counseling, client analysis, and interviewing techniques. Emphasizes goals, responsibilities, and ethical problems in the counseling relationship. Cross-listed with SO351.

PY352 - Group Processes

A study of the properties, structure, and dynamics of groups and inter-group relations, as well as an introduction to group therapy techniques. Specific topics include group decision-making and problem-solving, leadership, communication patterns within and between groups, and therapy groups. The psychological effects of participation in groups are also examined.

PY353 - Industrial - Organizational - Psychology

An introduction to the ways that psychological theory and research can be applied to understand and increase the effectiveness of people in the workplace. Course topics include personnel selection, training, performance appraisal, work motivation, morale, and job satisfaction.

PY360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

PY480 - Senior Thesis

This is a capstone course open only to juniors and seniors majoring in Psychology. This is a Senior thesis seminar. To receive credit in this course, all students must complete a directed research paper and successfully defend it before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

RL122 - Religion and the Human Adventure

This is an introduction to the ways in which religion provides meaning and purpose for human life. The course includes a study of a variety of religious traditions, beliefs, and practices. Prerequisite to all upper-level courses in Religion. MOTR RELG 100 World Religion Core 42 Website

RL190 - Special Topics

This is an introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

RL201 - Old Testament

This is a survey of Old Testament literature, concentrating on the faith of Israel and its relevance for today.

RL202 - New Testament

This is a survey of New Testament literature, concentrating on the faith of the early church and its relevance for today.

RL203 Exploration of Christian Thought

Students will explore the central doctrines of Christian Theology. Topics to be treated include the doctrine of the Trinity, Christology, original sin, theories of atonement, and theology of religions.

RL205 - Introduction to Church Leadership

This course provides the practical framework for developing and executing leadership skills in a church setting. It is designed, in particular, to assist students pursuing the Religion and Church Leadership major but can be of use to other students as well. The course does not meet the Common Core leadership requirement and does not meet the Tier Two Humanities requirement.

RL225 - Philosophy of Religion

This is a study of the nature of religion and of the relation of philosophy to theology. Attention is given to such problems as the existence of God, knowledge of God, faith, religious language, evil, immortality, and eschatology. Cross-listed with PL225.

RL260 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

RL268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

RL290 - Special Topics

This is an intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

RL301 - Mission and the Message of Jesus

This is a study of the four gospels—using the tools of critical scholarship—to understand Jesus and his teachings and the faith of the early Christian community which produced these writings.

RL302 - Paul and the Early Church

This is a study of the Pauline epistles, of the Acts of the Apostles, and of non-orthodox Christian traditions that sought expression during the formative years of Christianity.

RL303 - The Prophets

This is a study of the origins of Old Testament prophecy and of the contributions to the religion of Israel by Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and others.

RL310 - Biblical Literature and the Ancient World

This is a survey of the archaeological records and of the material history of the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Palestine, with emphasis on their religions. Special attention will be given to the archaeological backgrounds of the Old and New Testaments and of the development of biblical faith in relation to its historical and cultural contents.

RL321 - Asian Philosophy and Religion

Students explore philosophical and religious traditions of Asia. Traditions treated may include Hinduism, Buddhism in South and East Asia, Confucianism and Daoism. Emphasis is placed on the philosophical worldviews articulated in their respective texts. Cross-listed with PL321

RL331 - History of Christianity

This is a study of the Christian church from the close of the apostolic age to the Reformation; attention is centered on the emergence of Christian theology, on the evolution of ecclesiastical institutions, and on Christian biography.

RL332 - History of Christianity II

This is a study of selected topics in the history of the Christian church from the Reformation to the present; attention is centered on theological developments, on changes in ecclesiastical structures, and on Christian biography.

RL335 - History of American Methodism

This is a study of the development of English Methodism with focus of the Methodist movement in America. Students consider the influences of major American historical events on the church and the church's influence on historical, political, and social developments in America

RL336 - Thantology

This is a cross-cultural study of many aspects of the phenomena of death and dying, and of the associated rituals and processes accompanying them.

RL340 - Comparative Religion and Philosophy

This course treats a theme across a number of religious and philosophical traditions. Special attention is given to comparative methodology. Themes might include: evil, saints and sages, mysticism, food, etc. Cross-listed with PL340.

RL360 - Special Problems

This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

RL368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

RL390 - Special Topics

This is an advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

RL480 - Religion Capstone

This course is open only to Seniors majoring in Religion, except by division chair's permission.

SC101 - Concepts in Physical Science

A study of the theory, interrelation, and application of concepts from Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology, and Meteorology presented in an activity format. Also explores teaching strategies for physical science concepts. Three lectures. MOTR PHYS 110 Essential in Physical Sciences Core 42 Website

SC101L - Concepts in Physical Science Lab

Lab exercises that accompany SC101. MOTR PHYS 110L Essentials in Physical Sciences with Lab Core 42 Website

SC103 - Introduction to Meteorology

A basic survey course of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena. Most topics in this Science course are presented descriptively. However, some familiarity with algebra and computers is assumed. Emphasis is placed on understanding and application of meteorological concepts to everyday life.

SC160 - Special Problems

Independent study or research based on reading and analysis of published sources on a subject of interest to an individual student. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours on combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC190 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours of combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC225 - Interdisciplinary Science Seminar

For majors, this one hour course must be taken during the Freshman or Sophomore years. Designed to study and discuss research and issues in science and technology and to explore the role of scientists in research, education, and society. The seminar may be repeated each semester, but only 1 hour will count toward the major.

SC260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research based on reading and analysis of published sources on a subject of interest to an individual student. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours on combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC268 - Internship and Field Experiences

Professional supervised internship and/or field experience. Students must fill out the appropriate forms for course credit and be approved by the division's internship coordinator. Students are expected to spend 40 hours in the internship and/or field experience for each hour of credit. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 5 hours of combined SC268, SC368, and SC468 counting towards graduation.

SC290 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours of combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission.

SC325 - Interdisciplinary Science Seminar

Must be taken during the Junior or Senior year. Designed to study and discuss research and issues in science and technology and to explore the role of scientists in research, education, and society. A student may take the seminar any number of times, but only 1 hour will count toward the major.

SC331 - Research Methods

An introduction to the process of project design and proposal development for research projects in the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science.

SC360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research based on reading and analysis of published sources on a subject of interest to an individual student. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours on combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC364 - Undergraduate Research

Independent research involving the collection and analysis of data that is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member within the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science. Students are expected to spend 4 hours per week working on the research project for each hour of credit. A student may take SC464 any number of times but with a limit of 5 hours of combined SC364 and SC464 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-3 credit hours.

SC368 - Internship and Field Experiences

Professional supervised internship and/or field experience. Students must fill out the appropriate forms for course credit and be approved by the division's internship coordinator. Students are expected to spend 40 hours in the internship and/or field experience for each hour of credit. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 5 hours of combined SC268, SC368, and SC468 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC382 - History and Philosophy of Science

A study of important discoveries of science and how they influenced our culture. The course entails a broad selection of topics from science and technology. There is emphasis on analyses of science related problems; making decisions about science related problems; and communicating solutions to science related problems.

SC390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours of combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC401 - Conceptual Physical Science in the Elementary Classroom

An inquiry based approach to topics in physics, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology and geology. Experiments and activities to teach scientific concepts and to demonstrate teaching strategies are emphasized. Students are required to complete a project to incorporate the new knowledge into their teaching situation. Offered on demand.

SC402 - Advanced Conceptual Physical Science in the Elementary Classroom

Students further expand and apply their knowledge base in specific areas of Physics, Astronomy and Chemistry as applies to grade level. Constructivist teaching methods and strategies are explored in relation to personal and children's knowledge growth in the classroom environment. Offered on demand.

SC425 - Science Seminar

(Capstone) For majors, this one hour course must be taken during the Senior year for capstone credit. Designed to study and discuss research and issues in science and technology and to explore the role of scientists in research, education, and society. In addition to making a formal presentation, students will be expected to complete the standardized exit exam for their major and participate with the Career Development Center in resume preparation and career planning

SC460 - Special Problems

Independent study or research based on reading and analysis of published sources on a subject of interest to an individual student. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 8 hours on combined SC160, SC190, SC260, SC290, SC360, SC390, and SC460 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SC464 - Undergraduate Research Capstone

Independent research involving the collection and analysis of data that is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member within the Division of Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science. Students are expected to spend 4 hours per week working on the research project for each hour of credit. A student may take SC464 any number of times but with a limit of 5 hours of combined SC364 and SC464 counting towards graduation.

SC468 - Internship and Field Experiences

Professional supervised internship and/or field experience. Students must fill out the appropriate forms for course credit and be approved by the division's internship coordinator. Students are expected to spend 40 hours in the internship and/or field experience for each hour of credit. A student may take this course any number of times but with a limit of 5 hours of combined SC268, SC368, and SC468 counting towards graduation. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SE203 Introduction to Special Education- MMB K-12

This course is an introduction to the profession of special education. History, theoretical foundations and practices related to the social, emotion, health, and learning characteristics of the individuals with mild-moderate disabilities are explored. The course includes an introduction to the educational and psychological characteristics (cognitive, emotional, and social) of school age individuals with mild-moderate disabilities and the implications these characteristics have for educational practice. Problems of definitions, screening, diagnosis, classification systems, transition, future planning, classroom management, and multicultural issues are introduced. Fall.

SE204 Diversity Experience for Special Education Majorscourse

Students from CMU will visit an urban school, spending two school days in a special education classroom, preferably at two different grade levels since their certification will be K-12. Immediately following these visits, students will write about their experiences, connecting the practices and behaviors they observed with Missouri Standards for Teacher Education programs (MoSTEP) and grade-level expectations (GLE) they have discussed in their classes. These papers will be evaluated by the CMU instructor of the practicum, who will accompany the students to the schools.

SE223 Career Development

This course will explore a variety of theories, concepts, principles, curriculums, and service delivery models utilized when planning and implementing effective career development and transition programs for the exceptional individual. Issues related to family dynamics and resources available in the community to support families and their children as they transition into adulthood will be explored. Students will learn techniques for interacting with parents/professionals and examine collaborative strategies for interdisciplinary efforts.

SE233 Special Education Processes

This course focuses on the legally mandated process involved in special education assessment, diagnosis, placement, and intervention. An analysis of federal, state, and local requirements is included. Emphasis is placed on the development of Individual Education Plan (IEP) with information provided on the development of Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) and Individualized Transition Plans (ITP).

SE311 Curriculum Methods MMD K-12

This course provides an introduction to the educational and psychological characteristics (cognitive, emotional, and social) of K-12 individuals with mild-moderate disabilities and the implications that these characteristics have for educational practice. Problems of definitions, screening, diagnosis, classification systems, transition, future planning, classroom management, and multicultural issues are addressed. Information useful for selecting and developing intervention programs for students with mild disabilities including physical and other health impairments are addressed. Included is an overview of research in the field with emphasis on the study of instructional approaches emphasizing specific methods and materials. This course includes 20 hours of practicum experience.

SE313 Counseling in Special Education

This course presents approaches to working with school students, both with and without disabilities, in the home, school, and community environment. Students will focus on understanding, developing, and implementing approaches to interact with school students. Students will explore theories and practical methods to enhance positive relationships with families of school-aged children.

SE321 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Procedures

This course is an introduction to principles and practices in evaluation procedures in education and special education (preschool through adolescence). Students are also introduced to securing case histories and test administration and interpretation in basic development and skill areas.

SE340 Mathematics Instruction for Special Needs Students

This course focuses on the methods for diagnosis and remediation of mathematical skills and concepts of the special needs learner. The students will review, evaluate, develop, and provide individual and/or classroom trials of instructional components prepared for teaching remedial mathematics. The course will develop a greater depth of preparation and development of programs for exceptional children.

SE341 Literacy Instruction for Special Needs Students

This course builds upon the foundation provided by the previous reading and literacy coursework included in the elementary certification program. Students will learn how to adapt literacy instruction for the needs of individual students, small groups, and/or classroom settings.

SE345 Classroom and Behavior Management

This course is designed to acquaint pre-service and in-service teachers with genuine issues of classroom and behavior management and organization. Participants engage with information that will provide a clear view of the knowledge and skills to be internalized in order to maximize instructional opportunities and insure a successful professional career in Education.

SO101 - Introduction to Sociology

A study of social interaction and its products; culture, personality, social groups, institutions and social change.   MOTR SOCI 101 General Sociology Core 42 Website

SO102 - Social Problems

A study of the major problems of social and personal disorganization

SO150 - Introduction to Anthropology

A study of humans and their works from prehistory to the present. Covers the four major sub-fields of anthropology, in addition to anthropological theory and method.

SO190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO204 - World Cultures

A survey of western and non-western world cultures using anthropological and historical perspectives. Special emphasis on sample groups in Africa, India and Asia. Cross-listed with HI204.

SO260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO290 - Special Topics

Intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO301 - Race and Ethnicity in the United States

This course introduces students to contemporary race and ethnic relations in the United States. We examine how race has been socially constructed in the past, how racial identities are created and maintained in the present, the emergence and persistence of racial inequality, current beliefs and discourses about race, and how some groups are resisting racial inequality. We pay close attention to the relations between the dominant society and African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latino-Americans, and Arab-Americans.

SO311 - Popular Culture

This course examines contemporary popular culture and its significance in our lives. Students will study sociological perspectives on music, mass media, and ideology, and the distinctions between cultural forms including food, fashion, reading habits, status symbols, issues with identity, and intersectionality. This course also examines cultural issues surrounding contemporary forms of entertainment with a specific focus on gaming.

SO312 - Gender and Sexuality

This course examines how our conceptions of gender and sexuality influence our daily lives. The course will focus on how gender and sexuality are socially constructed; on media images of gender, gender inequality, heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality; on political and social issues associated with gender and sexuality, and on the various ways in which sexuality is practiced.

SO314 - Social Deviance

Sociological approaches to deviance are reviewed and various forms of social deviance are examined as is the process involved in changing the status of a behavior from deviant to not and vice-versa. Cross-listed with CJ314.

SO315 - Criminology

The nature, extent, causes, control and prevention of crime. Cross-listed with CJ315.

SO321 - Family Relationships and Values

A study of interpersonal relations in courtship and marriage across cultures, with an emphasis on the currently changing values in the United States. There will be a focus on cultural, social, cognitive and emotional bases of intimacy, commitment, and family roles. Cross-listed with PY321

SO324 - Social Psychology

The basic principles that underlie social behavior, with emphasis upon the social aspects of personality and the psychological bases of interaction between individuals and groups. Cross-listed with PY324.

SO331 - Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

An introduction to research design, social measurement, analytic strategies and applied statistical techniques relevant to the interpretation of social phenomena. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PS/PY331.

SO334 - Applied Quantitative Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

A study of the application of quantitative analytic techniques to data in the social sciences. Cross-listed with CJ/HI/PS/PY334.

SO340 - Teaching with Historic Places

A multi-dimensional study of historic places for use in the social studies classroom to understand history, historical change, and cultural continuity. Cross-listed with HI340

SO350 - Social Theory

Analysis and application of sociological theory from past to present. Specific attention is given to the contemporary relevance and potential of perspectives and concepts

SO351 - Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice

A study of basic theories and methods of counseling and psychotherapy, including: behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches to counseling, client analysis, and interviewing techniques. Emphasizes goals, responsibilities, and ethical problems in the counseling relationship. Cross-listed with PY351.

SO360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May bet taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SO395 - Sociology Senior Seminar

This capstone course focuses on the transition from college into a professional career. Students explore career options in areas such as work in non-profit organizations, social services, social work, for-profit organizations, government, and graduate school. Students will also create a resume, learn interviewing strategies, and complete an assessment portfolio. This course should be taken in the fall semester of a student's senior year.

SO480 - Senior Thesis - Capstone

Open to juniors and seniors majoring in Sociology. This course is a Senior thesis seminar. To receive credit in this course, all students must complete a directed research paper and successfully defend it before the faculty of the Division of Social Sciences.

SP101 Elementary Spanish I

This is an introduction to contemporary Spanish including oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to Spanish culture. No prior Spanish is required. Students may test out of this course only through the authorized College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) test.  MOTR LANG 103 Spanish I Core 42 Website

SP102 Elementary Spanish II

This continuation of SP101 includes oral practice, listening and reading comprehension, and the grammar necessary for spoken and written expression. There is also an introduction to Spanish culture. Students may test out of this course only through the authorized College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) test.   MOTR LANG 104 Spanish II Core 42 Website

SP190 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. This is an introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

SP203 Spanish Civilization

This is a survey of the historical and cultural heritage of Spain and Spanish America.

SP204 Spanish Civilization II

This course explores in depth language and literature of Spanish America with an in depth focus on writing fluency, literary interpretation, and culture.

SP225 Professional Spanish

Depending on the semester's chosen topic, this course is the study of Spanish terminology necessary for basic communication in one of a variety of professions, including but not limited to business, education, law enforcement, and medicine. Offered as the following sections: SP225B Professional Spanish: Business. 3 hours. This practical study of Spanish terminology, business language, abbreviations, forms, and customs targets skills for effective oral and written interaction in common business situations with an emphasis on oral facility in dealing with foreign counterparts in trade negotiations. This course includes some study of simple grammatical elements and essential verb forms. SP225E Professional Spanish: Education. 3 hours. This practical study of Spanish terminology targets skills for effective oral and written interaction in common classroom situations (though this is not for Spanish majors seeking teaching certification). This course includes some study of simple grammatical elements and essential verb forms. SP225L Professional Spanish: Law Enforcement. 3 hours. This practical study of Spanish terminology targets skills for effective oral and written interaction in common law-enforcement situations. This course includes some study of simple grammatical elements and essential verb forms. SP225M Professional Spanish: Medicine. 3 hours. This practical study of Spanish terminology targets skills for effective oral and written interaction in common medical situations: assessment, diagnosis and treatment of pathological conditions, and medical emergencies. This course includes some study of simple grammatical elements and essential verb forms.

SP260 Special Problems

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. This is an independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student.

SP268 Internship and Field Experiences

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours.

SP290 Special Topics

Variable credit hours, 1-5 hours. This is an intermediate-level course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum.

SPM101 - Introduction to Sports Management

An introduction to the sports management profession, including an explanation of the various sports, and possible career opportunities.

SPM201 - Sports Management Pre-Internship

This internship preparatory course is for students seeking an internship in sports management. Students will research potential internships sites and develop a plan for finding an internship. Students will develop goals and learning objectives for their internship and will learn skills to make the most of their internship experience. Students will learn about and be responsible for the requirements regarding all appropriate required institutional internship forms, deadlines, fees etc.

SPM301 - Sports Management Post-Internship

Examination of the internship expertise, where the student reflects on their personal internship experience and shares the internship experience of fellow learners. Emphasis is placed on the student's assessment of their work performance, and the assessment of the internship employer.

SPM303 - Sports Marketing and Events

This course provides a framework for understanding the management and marketing strategies used within the sports management and marketing industries today. This course is intended to cover three basic components: sports as a medium, sports as a product and the emerging considerations relevant for the application of marketing techniques, tasks and event planning responsibilities that can be applied in amateur, recreational or professional sports, sporting events and entertainment events. Cross-listed with MK303.

SPM321 - Organization and Administration of Sports and Athletic Programs

This course examines recognized and successful ways of setting up sports/athletic programs and carrying them out to meet stated objectives. Specific attention is given to dealing with program creation, finance, physical layout, organizational policies, safety policies/practices, record keeping, and purchasing and caring for equipment.

SPM345 - Law for Recreation and Sports Managers

This course is designed to develop student understanding of legal issues in the recreation and sports industry. Topics covered in this course will include tort law, contracts, personal liability, risk management, gender discrimination (Title IX), human resources, and drug testing.

SPM360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

SPM368 - Internship and Field Experience

May be taken for 2-5 credit hours.

SPM480 - Sports Management Capstone

Capstone course for the Sports Management major: this course addresses the professional governance, standards, behaviors and expectations of the sport manager. Application of contemporary management and leadership concepts, principles, and issues related to the operation of sport organizations. Includes theories of organization and leadership.

TA100 - Portfolio Review

Portfolio Review is an annual external review of the student's professional preparation. Students audition for a panel of active theatre professionals with two monologues and a song (optional), a complete and current résumé, and a professional headshot. (Capstone: required each year in residence.) This course is zero credit hours.

TA103 - Basic Principles of Theatre

An introduction to the art of theatre including an introduction to both classic and modern plays, analysis and criticism of the plays and an examination of the roles of the director, the actor, the designer, and the technician. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.

TA111 - Acting

This course introduces students to the craft of realistic acting focusing on the theory and practices originated by Constantin Stanislavski and his followers in the U.S. Students will read and practice exercises developed by the masters, applying them to individual exercises and scene work. Fulfills FINE ARTS requirement.

TA113 - Script Analysis

This course focuses on the analysis of play scripts with an emphasis on developing insights for theatre practitioners: designers, actors, and directors. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.

TA190 - Special Topics

Introductory course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

TA211 - Acting II

This course concentrates on developing strong dramatic characterizations through classroom exercises and scene work based on the theoretical concepts of Stanislavski, Meissner, and others. Fulfills FINE ARTS requirement.

TA245 - Oral Interpretation

Introduction to the oral communication of literature, focusing on the study of vocal technique and vocal training. Studies in the analysis of the literary work in preparation for performance, with emphasis on the development of specific skills in interpretive reading. Fulfills FINE ARTS requirement.

TA250 - Stage Makeup

The practice and theory of theatrical makeup, including character analysis, applied according to the different style and genre demands of the theatre. Fulfills FINE ARTS requirement.

TA252 - Stage Movement

An introduction to different techniques of movement and sensory awareness used in actor training, including warm-ups and stage combat and their connection to the development of the acting process.

TA253 - Stagecraft

Students learn and practice the major aspects of technical theatre via classroom instruction and hands-on set construction in the scene shop. Developing an understanding of the history of stage construction and design as being able to articulate a critical response to theatrical design work are outcomes of the course. Fulfills Fine Arts Requirement.

TA260 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

TA268 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

TA301 - Interactive Theatre

Students study, practice, and rehearse the "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" techniques developed by Augusto Boal. Class members create scripts, work on improvisational acting skills, and are trained in subject matter such as psychology/counseling, healthy relationships, and group facilitation.

TA303 Interactive Practicum

Focusing on the Augusto Boal's Rainbow of Desire methodology, class members create and present vignettes that promote discussion about important issues such as healthy relationships. Students work in teams to create scripts, work on improvisational acting skills, and are trained in such subject matter areas as psychology/counseling, healthy relationships, and group facilitation. May be repeated for credit.

TA354 - Theatrical Design

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of theatrical design for scenery, lights, and sound.

TA360 - Special Problems

Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

TA365 - Directing Techniques

This is a capstone course. A study of play production, concentrating on the art of directing. Students will learn and apply principles of directing theory, including produc­tion conceptualization and stage composition. Students will ap­ply analytical techniques learned in previous coursework and from the rehearsal hall. Of special value to teachers preparing to present dramatic or musical productions, to those preparing for religious education, and to those preparing for professional theatre careers. Culminates in production of student-directed One-Act Plays on the Little Theatre stage.

TA368 - Internship and Field Experiences

May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.

TA374 - Theatrical Design II

Techniques and history of design, including both scenic and lighting design. Students may concentrate in the design area of their choice.

TA384 Theatre History I

A study of theatrical history and drama from the golden age of Greece through the Renaissance. Fulfills FINE ARTS requirement.

TA386 - Theatre History II

A study of theatrical history and drama from the Restoration through today. Fulfills "Fine Arts" requirement.

TA388 - Dramatic Literature and Criticism

The study of dramatic literature from the golden age of Greece through today with an emphasis on 20th century drama. Fulfills HUMANITIES requirement.

TA390 - Special Topics

Advanced course on a topic not included in the regular curriculum. May be taken for 1-5 credit hours.