Nov 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Course Descriptions


 

Music

  
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    MUS 4130 - Music from 1725 to 1825


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. Extensive examination of representative scores. On demand. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 and MUS 3150 and MUS 3160 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4140 - Nineteenth Century Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. On demand. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 and MUS 3150 and MUS 3160 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4150 - Twentieth-Century Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. On demand. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 and MUS 3150 and MUS 3160 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4160 - Symphonic Literature


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of the development of symphonic literature, in particular the development of the symphony. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 and MUS 3160 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4170 - Arts in Society


    (3) Credit Hours

    Explores the historical and current roles of the arts in effecting social change, and develops practical skills necessary to create, plan, deploy, and evaluate interdisciplinary collaborative arts projects in response to needs in our community. Fall semester. Prerequisites: Completion of Behavioral and Social Science Category Gen Ed requirement or department head approval. Senior standing. Music majors only. 
  
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    MUS 4260 - Jazz Arranging


    (2) Credit Hours

    Fundamentals of composing and arranging for the contemporary jazz ensemble. On demand. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 and MUS 3070 or MUS 3260 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4300 - Kodaly Level I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the Kodaly methods of music education. Focus on solfege, ear training, conducting, folk song analysis and teaching methodology in grades K-1. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4320 - Teaching Strategies and Evaluation in Secondary School Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theories and practices in secondary school music, attention to the exceptional student, curricular developments in music education, evaluation procedures appropriate to music education. Fall semester. Admission to teacher education program or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4400 - Instrumental Music Literature


    (3) Credit Hours

    Historical review of appropriate literature; stylistic survey and critical evaluation. Individual projects particular to the instrument. On demand. Corequisites: Applied music study. 
  
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    MUS 4500 - Vocal Literature


    (2) Credit Hours

    Historical review of art-song with particular emphasis on Italian, German, French, British and American literature.
  
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    MUS 4511r - Piano Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2511 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4512r - Organ Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2512 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4513r - Jazz Piano Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2513 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4531r - Violin Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2531 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4532r - Viola Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2532 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4533r - Cello Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2533 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4534r - String Bass Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2534 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4535r - Guitar Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester.  Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2535 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4550r - Voice Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2550 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4571r - Flute Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2571 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4572r - Oboe Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2572 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4573r - Clarinet Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester.Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2573 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4574r - Saxophone Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2574 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4575r - Bassoon Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2575 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4591r - Trumpet Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2591 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4592r - Horn Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2592 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4593r - Trombone Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2593 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4594r - Euphonium Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2594 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4595r - Tuba Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2595 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4610r - Percussion Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: 4 semesters of MUS 2610 and successful audition for Division Jury or department head approval. Music course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MUS 4650 - Practicum in Music Technology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Focuses on practical skills in using professional-level software for music notation, sequencing and computer-assisted instruction (CAI); in setting up and using a MIDI/computer workstation; and in basic audio recording and sound reinforcement. Prerequisites: MUS 2720 or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4900 - Senior Project in Music Theory or Composition


    (1) Credit Hours

    Culminating projects for students in the Theory and Composition concentration. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4920 - Senior Recital


    (0) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Corequisites: enrollment in appropriate 3000- or 4000-level applied instruction. Graded Satisfactory/No Credit. 
  
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    MUS 4930 - Music Internship


    (3) Credit Hours

    Supervised internship in a music organization. Admission requires written application to internship coordinator, personal interview, 2.5 grade point average. Internship placement based on availability. Every semester. Music major; senior standing or department head approval. 
  
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    MUS 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. 
  
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    MUS 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 
  
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    MUS 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 
  
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    MUS 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 

Nuclear Engineering

  
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    ENNE 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4010 - Introduction to Nuclear Power Engineering I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introductory course in nuclear power engineering. Neutron physics, reactor operation, and reactor dynamics. Basic principles underlying design and operation of nuclear systems, facilities, and applications.  Topics include radioactivity, interaction with materials, shielding, fission, fusion, reactor concepts, material and biological effects of radiation, safety, and radioactive waste treatment, processing and disposal.  Nuclear and engineering principles of power reactors, emphasis of power reactors including power plant heat generation, removal electrical generation.  Students provide a system perspective and analysis of nuclear power engineering, associated fuel cycle, safety, and fundamental applications of nuclear energy.  Application of principles and theory integrated into semester project addressing nuclear power.  Lecture 3 hours including limited laboratory/field experiences.  Prerequisites: ENCE 2220, and ENME 2240 or ENGR 2250, and MATH 2450, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4110 - Introduction to Nuclear Power Engineering II


    (2) Credit Hours

    Continuation of ENNE 4010 with examination of the reactor core neutronics including point kinetics, diffusion equations, reactivity and criticality.  Introduction to analytical tools.   Introduction to radiation measurement, process measurement, and  instrumentation in power reactors  health physics, and radiation monitoring including operating characteristics,  response time, and reliability. External and internal dosimetry, biological effects of radiation, radiation detection, and radiation risk assessment. Introduction to health physics and application of personal protection devices and monitoring. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: ENGR 2700 or ENEE 2700 and ENNE 4010, or department head approval.  Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4210 - Advanced Simulation and Modeling


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to advanced engineering simulation and modeling as analysis, and predictive techniques with a focus on application in the nuclear field. Reporting on internship. Report writing, communication, discussion. Use of computational technique to solve engineering and engineering systems problems. The use of software packages, development of simulation models, and building relationship to physical experiences are incorporated. The lectures will provide an exposure to a range of application, based on the scientific exploitation of the power of computation across various disciplines. Basic knowledge necessary for intelligent simulation and interpretation of simulations of transients in nuclear power plants. Lecture 1.5 hours, laboratory 2.5 hours. Prerequisites: ENNE 4010 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 2240 or ENEE 2250 and ENME 3050 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4310 - Systems, Materials, Operations, Application Cycles I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Properties and selection of materials for nuclear steam supply systems. Systems and their interaction and operation within a nuclear plant.  The Maintenance and fuel cycles.  Handling of waste and waste material for short, intermediate and long-term.  Disposal and recycle.  Alternate reactor types and application modes and areas.   Implications of radiation damage to reactor materials and material problems in nuclear engineering are discussed. Analysis and application of materials to applications and use in medical and industrial sectors beyond the nuclear industry.  Mechanics techniques for components in plant systems, product applications, their functional purposes.  Radiation effects and impacts of using radiation in the medical and industrial sectors. Prerequisites: ENNE 4010 or department head approval.  Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4410 - Topics in Nuclear Criticality, Regulatory, and Advanced Analysis


    (3) Credit Hours

    Issues and analyses in nuclear systems criticality, operational and safety systems will be explored and analyzed including engineered and passive safety features and accident response.  Current regulations and standards will be discussed.  The application and use of criticality analyses, probabilistic risk assessment and other advanced analytics will be explored and illustrated.  Introduction to current regulations and standards including quality and design changes/modifications. Requirements/development of plant modification packages will be assessed.  Additional topics will be introduced based on current topical issues in the industry such as fuel recycle, earthquake design, etc.  Study of related topics such as globalization, environmental issues, guest speakers. Lecture two hours lecture and laboratory 2 hours. Senior standing in engineering courses and final semester or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    See Departmental Honors. Students must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. On demand. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Students must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. On demand. Prerequisites: approval of department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Students must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. On demand. Prerequisites: approval of department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENNE 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 

Nursing

  
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    NURS 1000 - Introduction to Nursing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theoretical introduction to concepts used in nursing practice. Open to non-majors. On demand. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. Maximum credit 4 hours. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2110 - Nursing Agency I: Introduction to Conceptual Thinking


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to conceptual thinking about theory, practice and research through the Orem Conceptual Model. Prerequisites: NURS 2260 and admission to major, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 2120, NURS 2150, and NURS 3270, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2120 - Nursing Agency II: Health Assessment


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to a foundation in basic health assessment of individuals from structural, functional and developmental perspectives. Prerequisites: NURS 2260 and admission to major, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 2110, NURS 2150, and NURS 3270, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2150 - Nursing Systems I: Foundations of Nursing Practice


    (7) Credit Hours

    An introduction to foundational concepts of nursing and health associated self-care deficits, including the application of concepts of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory in the care of adults with self-care deficits. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 12 hours. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 2260 and admission to major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 2110, NURS 2120, and NURS 3270, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 2220 - Women’s Health Issues


    (3) Credit Hours

    A review of current literature and discussion of issues affecting contemporary women’s health. The course will introduce the biological, psychological, social, economic, and cultural factors which affect the health of women in Western society. Students will be challenged to examine their attitudes on controversial issues such as birth control, childbirth alternatives, abortion, women’s self image, and aspects of aging. Open to non-majors. On demand. Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 or department head approval. May be registered as WSTU 2220. Credit not allowed in both NURS 2220 and WSTU 2220. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2260 - Pathophysiology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Concepts of pathophysiologic events throughout the life span; includes pathogenesis, morphologic changes, clinical manifestations, and implications for treatment. Open to non-majors. Every semester. Prerequisites: BIOL 2060 and BIOL 2080 or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2510 - Nursing Science I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to nursing science as it relates to theory, practice, and research. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 2260 and admission to major or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 2120, NURS 2130, and NURS 2140 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 2800r - Strategies for Success in Nursing


    (0) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to help the student maximize success in the nursing curriculum through various strategies such as time management and test taking skills. May be taken no more that three times. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 3250 - Nursing Systems II: Care of the Adult with Chronic Health Deviations


    (8) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of adults with chronic health deviations including the application of concepts of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory in the care of this patient population. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 12 hours. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 2110, NURS 2120, NURS 2150, and NURS 3270, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3260 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 3260 - Nursing Systems III: Care of the Patient with Mental Health Needs


    (4) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of clients with selected psychiatric mental health disorders including the application of concepts of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory in the care of clients with selected psychiatric mental health disorders. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: NURS 2110, NURS 2120, NURS 2150, and NURS 3270, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3250 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 3270 - Nursing Agency III: Pharmacology


    (1) Credit Hours

    An overview of pharmacology including drug classifications, action, use, nursing implications and drug interactions. Legislation pertinent to drug control included. Prerequisites: NURS 2110, NURS 2120, and NURS 2150, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3250 and NURS 3260, or department head approval. Supplementary course fee assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 3290r - Nursing Practicum II: Community and Mental Health


    (2-3, Maximum 5) Credit Hours

    Nursing care of clients in the community and mental health systems. Laboratory: 15 clock hours per week. Every semester. Prerequisites: Completion of 2000-level nursing courses or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4520, NURS 3230 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Graded Satisfactory/No Credit. 
  
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    NURS 3310 - Nursing Agency IV: The Individual in Professional Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    Exploration of nurse agency in the Orem Conceptual Model with an emphasis on social, political and ethical characteristics. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 3250 and NURS 3260, or RN-BSN major, department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3350 and NURS 3360, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 3350 - Nursing Systems IV: Care of the Childbearing Family


    (5) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of pregnant women, childbearing families and selected health deviations including the application of the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory in the care of pregnant women and childbearing families with health needs. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 6 hours. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 3250 and NURS 3260 or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3310 and NURS 3360 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 3360 - Nursing Systems V: Care of the Family: Childrearing


    (5) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of children and childrearing families with selected health deviations including the application of the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory to the care of children and childrearing families with health needs. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 6 hours. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 3250 and NURS 3260 or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 3310 and NURS 3350 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 3500 - The Physical Process of Aging


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of normal and pathological changes that are linked with the aging process. Open to non-majors with approval. On demand. Prerequisites: Must have taken an entry-level anatomy & physiology course, whether from the biology department or from HHP’s applied A&P or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4000 - Preparation for NCLEX-RN


    (3) Credit Hours

    A review of the nursing process with integration of key concepts in the care of the adult client, care of the childbearing family, care of the child, and care of the client with psychosocial disorders. On demand. Open only to seniors in their final semester or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4270 - Adult Nursing I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of adults with alterations in functional health patterns in response to complex health problems (including cancer, immune, nutritional, and neurological disorders). Every semester. Prerequisites: Successful completion of 2000 level nursing courses or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4440 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4410 - Nursing Agency V: Research


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to nursing research emphasizing nursing theory as a basis for research, and the application of research to improve nursing practice. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 2110 and one approved statistics course, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4420 and NURS 4450, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4420 - Nursing Agency VI: Professional Nursing in the Health Care System


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course examines characteristics of Nurse Agency that focus on the professional nurse as leader and manager in health care systems. Prerequisites: NURS 3310, NURS 3350, and NURS 3360, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4410 and NURS 4450, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4450 - Nursing Systems VI: The Adult with Acute Health Deviations


    (7) Credit Hours

    Concepts of nursing care of adults with acute health deviations including the application of concepts of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory in the care of this patient population. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 12 hours. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 3310, NURS 3350, and NURS 3360, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4410 and NURS 4420 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 4560 - Nursing Agency VIII: Pharmacology (Advanced)


    (2) Credit Hours

    A comprehensive review of pharmacology concepts including pathophysiology and lab values. Every semester. Prerequisites: NURS 4410, NURS 4420, and NURS 4450, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4850, NURS 4800, and NURS 4570, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 4570 - Nursing Practicum V


    (2) Credit Hours

    Application of Orem’s Conceptual Model to theory, practice, and research in a variety of clinical settings; preparation for entry into professional nursing practice. Prerequisites: NURS 4410, NURS 4420, and NURS 4450, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4850, NURS 4800, and NURS 4560, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4700 - Oncology Nursing


    (3) Credit Hours

    In-depth study of the status of cancer as a major health problem. Treatment modalities used for intervention and interruption of the neoplastic process are studied, emphasis on utilizing the nursing process in treating oncology patients. On demand. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4710 - Nursing Case Management: Theory, Process and Outcome


    (3) Credit Hours

    Web-based course on theory, process, outcome and role function essential to the practice of nursing case management are explores. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4720 - Health Care Information Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides students with the theoretical foundation of healthcare information management, examines information technology, Internet tools, and use of software applications in professional practice. Prerequisites: Approved computer literacy course or core computer skills integrated into the major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4730r - Advanced Childbirth/Women’s Health Education


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    The course enhances and expands the practice of nurses who work or will work with childbearing families and nonpregnant women. Advanced knowledge and skills are presented which enable students to assess and diagnose common gynecological and pregnancy-related problems. On demand. Prerequisites: NURS 3520, NURS 3530, NURS 3540 or RN license and physical assessment or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4740 - Rehabilitation Nursing


    (4) Credit Hours

    Concepts and principles of rehabilitation nursing including client and family care in rehabilitation and community settings. Lecture 2 hours, clinical 6 clock hours. On demand. Prerequisites: Completion of all required 3000 level courses, licensure as a registered nurse or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4750 - Perioperative Nursing


    (4) Credit Hours

    Concepts and skills necessary for the nurse to practice in a primary role in specialized Perioperative settings. Lecture 2 hours, clinical lab 6 clock hours. On demand. Prerequisites: Completion of 3000 level nursing courses or licensure as a registered nurse or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4800 - Nurs Systems VII: Concepts of Community Health


    (6) Credit Hours

    This course examines the paradigms and practices of public health nursing and community as patient within Orem’s Self Care Deficit Theory of Nursing. Concepts of practicing nursing in settings outside the hospital are introduced and current issues in public health are explored. Every semester. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 6 hours. Prerequisites: NURS 4410, NURS 4420, and NURS 4450, or major, RN-BSN  or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4850, NURS 4560, and NURS 4570, or department head approval. Supplementary course fee assessed. Differential course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    NURS 4850 - Nursing Agency VII: Culminating Senior Experience


    (3) Credit Hours

    A culminating experience that emphasizes reflection, integration, and synthesis of concepts from natural, behavioral, nursing science and the humanities for application to professional nursing practice. Prerequisites: NURS 4410, NURS 4420, and NURS 4450, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Corequisites: NURS 4800, NURS 4560, and NURS 4570, or RN-BSN major, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NURS 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 

Nutrition

  
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    NUTR 1350 - Nutrition


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to nutrition science, emphasizing physiological and biochemical interactions between foods and the human body. Explores the relationship between foods, nutrition, and disease promotion/prevention. Applies nutrition to individual food behaviors. Prerequisites: Math ACT subscore of 22 or higher or USTU 1050 or MATH 1130, 1710, 1720, 1830, 1950, or 1960, or department head approval. HHP majors or Early Childhood: Child and Family Studies majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 1450 - Principles of Human Nutrition


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction of nutrition principles with emphasis on nutritional requirements, dietary sources of nutrients, nutrient utilization, and the impact of nutrition throughout various stages of the life cycle. Explores elements of scientific, psychological, sociological bases of nutrition and its relationship to prevention and treatment of degenerative diseases. Prerequisites: Math ACT subscore of 22 or higher or USTU 1050 or MATH 1130, 1710, 1720, 1830, 1950, or 1960; or department head approval. Pre-Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 1999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    NUTR 2210 - Introduction to the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession


    (1) Credit Hours

    An introduction to career opportunities in nutrition and dietetics, professional practice, developing career goals and leadership skills and portfolio development processes. Prerequisites: NUTR1450 or department head approval. Pre-HHP: Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 2360 - Food Science


    (4) Credit Hours

    Basic scientific concepts related to the selection, care, and preparation of foods; emphasis on chemical and physical properties and their interaction with environmental variables. Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours. Prerequisites: NUTR 1350, CHEM 1110/1110L, and CHEM 1120/1120L or department head approval. Corequisites: NUTR 2360L or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NUTR 2370 - Nutrition Education and Health Promotion


    (3) Credit Hours

    Overview of theories and methods related to health behavior and health education as it applies to food and nutrition professions. Addresses motivation/compliance of individuals with health regimens; methods of education for the adult learner; counseling techniques; sociological, cultural and psychological influences in food nutrition behaviors; and marketing of nutrition and food information. Prerequisites: NUTR 1350 or department head approval. 
  
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    NUTR 3260 - Science of Food


    (4) Credit Hours

    Basic scientific concepts related to the selection, care, and preparation of foods; emphasis on chemical and physical properties and their interaction with food preparation and environmental variables. Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours. Prerequisites: NUTR 1450, CHEM 1110, CHEM 1110L, CHEM 1120, and CHEM 1120L or department head approval.  Corequisites: NUTR 3260L or department head approval. Dietetics majors only. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NUTR 3270 - Nutrition Education Principles and Practice


    (2) Credit Hours

    Overview of theories and methods related to health behavior and health education as it applies to food and nutrition professions. Addresses motivation/compliance of individuals with health regimens; methods of education for the adult learner; sociological, cultural and psychological influences in food nutrition behaviors; and marketing of nutrition and food information. Prerequisites: NUTR 1450 or department head approval.  Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 3310 - Experimental Food Science


    (4) Credit Hours

    Chemical and physical factors affecting food preparation, including experimental methods and individual experimentation in selected food problems. Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours. Spring semester.  Prerequisites: CHEM 3010/3010L, NUTR 2360, and one approved general education statistics course or department head approval. Corequisites: NUTR 3310L or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    NUTR 3330 - Food and Culture


    (3) Credit Hours

    An overview of the history of food: sociocultural, geographic, religious and ethnic influences of food and nutrition behavior. A combination of independent assignments, group projects and field trips will provide insight into food practices and cultural influences. Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 3340 - Life Cycle Nutrition


    (3) Credit Hours

    Application of the principles of nutrition in dietary management for meeting the physiological, psychological, and social needs of individuals and groups throughout the life cycle; focus on the postulated nutrient requirements in various environments and economic levels. Prerequisites: NUTR 1450 or department head approval.  Junior standing. HHP majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 3360 - Community Nutrition


    (3) Credit Hours

    Fundamentals of nutritional care delivery in community programs; laws and standards affecting dietary practice. Prerequisites: NUTR 3340 or department head approval. Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 3370 - Advanced Nutrition I: Macronutrients


    (3) Credit Hours

    In-depth analysis of macronutrients including: sources, digestion, absorption, transport and metabolism. Special attention given to the physiological and biochemical role of macronutrients in health promotion and disease prevention or treatment. Fall semester. Prerequisites: BIOL 2080 or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: CHEM 4510 or department head approval. Senior standing. Dietetics majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 3380 - Sports Nutrition


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of principles of nutrition and human energy systems as applied to fitness and sport. Prerequisites: NUTR 1350 or NUTR 1450 and BIOL 2080 or HHP 2300 or department head approval.  HHP majors only. 
  
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    NUTR 4090r - Food and Nutrition Practicum


    (3-6) Credit Hours

    Directed field experience in a selected professional area of human ecology, including a weekly seminar and faculty supervision within an approved institution, agency, or business establishment; written application to department head required three months prior to the semester in which the student plans to register for the course. Maximum credit: 6 hours. Senior standing in Nutrition and department head approval. 
  
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    NUTR 4210 - Nutrition Senior Seminar


    (1) Credit Hours

    Professional practices in nutrition and dietetics including challenges, opportunities, professional ethics and business practices, leadership and decision-making skills and governance of nutrition and dietetics practice. Completion of a professional portfolio. Senior standing or department head approval. Dietetics majors only. 
 

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