Sep 25, 2020  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Courses


 

Early Childhood

  
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    ECHD 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Maximum credit 4 hours.
  
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    ECHD 2410 - Child Development and Observation II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of growth and development of children from age three to adolescence. Includes ecological aspects and effects on development. Instruction in observation skills and directed participation in observational activities. Field component. Every semester.
  
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    ECHD 2420 - Adolescent Development


    (3) Credit Hours

    Consideration of adolescent developmental, cognitive, social theories and application for teaching. Understanding of peer culture/subcultures and effects of breakdown of social support systems. Field component. Every semester.
  
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    ECHD 2430 - Child Development and Observation I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of development of children from prenatal period to age eight. Includes ecological aspects and effects on development. Instruction in observation skills and directed participation in observational activities. Every semester. Field component. Corequisite: ECHD 2430L.
  
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    ECHD 2450 - Introduction to Family Life Programs


    (3) Credit Hours

    An exploration of community and school-based programs that focus on empowering and enhancing individuals and families through education. Includes observational experience.
  
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    ECHD 3400 - Family Relations: Family Interaction


    (3) Credit Hours

    Family relationships and alliances at each stage of the family life cycle; the family as a small group: role, status, and power interactions of spouses, siblings, and generations; crises and adjustments. Every semester.
  
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    ECHD 3450 - Management of Early Childhood Environments


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the organization and structure of the early childhood classroom environment, communication and interaction with young children, and rationale for guiding behavior. Field component. Prerequisites: EDUC 3060, ECHD 2410 or department head approval.
  
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    ECHD 3470 - Oral Language and Early Literacy Development


    (2) Credit Hours

    An examination of oral language development in young children and its link to early literacy competencies. The course will focus on issues of speech styles, narrative development, book handling and print-related behaviors as well as the development of other language skills. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval. Corequisites: EDUC 3090, ECHD 4450, ECHD 4460. Field placement required.
  
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    ECHD 4050r - Early Childhood Practicum


    (3-6) Credit Hours

    Directed field experience in a selected professional area of early childhood, including a weekly seminar and faculty supervision within an approved institution, agency or business establishment. Written application to department head is required three months prior to the semester in which the student plans to register for the course. Every semester. Prerequisites: senior status in Early Childhood and department head approval. Maximum credit: 6 hours.
  
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    ECHD 4450 - Families: Home, School, Community Partnerships


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the family system as it assumes the child rearing function and parents the developing child throughout the stages of the family life cycle. Special attention is given throughout to the study of parent-professional, parent-community relationships and skills and approaches for building successful partnerships with families. Includes the study of families with “special” circumstances, and how professionals can be supportive and facilitative. Every semester. Field component.
  
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    ECHD 4460 - Strategies for Assessing Young Children


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed to provide an overview of assessment rationale and experiences in administrating a variety of assessments from informal to formal. Field component. Prerequisites: EDUC 3230, ECHD 3450 or department head approval.
  
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    ECHD 4480 - Family Resource Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the managerial functions involved in individual and family systems. The course will include budgeting and financial planning, housing, insurance, credit, savings, decision making, time and stress management, retirement, environmental resources, and taxes.
  
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    ECHD 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. 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.
  
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    ECHD 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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

Economics

  
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    ECON 1010 - Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of national income and its determination, money and banking, economic fluctuations, fiscal and monetary policy, economic growth, and international economics. An introduction to the study of human behavior and the human condition in the context of macroeconomic forces. Every semester. Economics 1010 and Economics 1020 can be taken in either order.
  
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    ECON 1020 - Principles of Economics: Microeconomics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the market system, the price system, forms of business organization, government and business, labor and distribution. An introduction to the study of human behavior and the human condition in the context of microeconomic forces. Every semester. Economics 1010 and Economics 1020 can be taken in either order.
  
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    ECON 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual and group projects. On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Maximum credit 3 hours.
  
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    ECON 3010 - Money and Banking


    (3) Credit Hours

    Development and analysis of the American monetary system and commercial and central banking; special attention to analysis and evaluation of monetary policies. Every semester. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 3060 - Public Finance


    (3) Credit Hours

    Public expenditures and revenues, principles of taxation, public debt, and fiscal policy. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 3170 - Labor Economics and the Labor Process


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theories of labor markets, the labor process, and income distribution. Economic aspects of issues such as discrimination, education and unemployment. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 3240 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of developments in economic analysis; price determination, including considerable study of demand and cost theory; imperfect competition. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 3250 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to contemporary theory of income and employment; emphasis on the essential principles and concepts used in the determination of the level of income and employment, the rate of economic growth, and the general price level. Every semester. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4040 - International Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The classical and modern theories of international trade; international trade accounting; exchange rates; tariffs and other restrictions on trade; recently created agencies and programs to promote international economic relationships; the influence of international economic relationships on world politics. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020, or equivalent or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4170 - Women in the Economy


    (3) Credit Hours

    The role of women in the U.S. economy. An economic analysis of women’s labor force participation, discrimination against women in the labor market, women’s paid and unpaid work, the child care industry, and female poverty. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval. May be registered as WSTU 4170. Credit not allowed in both ECON 4170 and WSTU 4170.
  
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    ECON 4250 - Industrial Organization


    (3) Credit Hours

    The structure of industry, business conduct, and economic performance; analysis of antitrust law and government regulation. Every semester. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4260 - Comparative Economic Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theoretical and empirical examination of various economic systems with emphasis on current capitalist and socialist economies. Objectives and outcomes of market and planned economies are compared. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4280 - Sports Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The application of microeconomic theories of supply, demand, market organization, labor markets, and discrimination to amateur, college and professional sports. Prerequisite: ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4290 - Managerial Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The solution of business problems by use of economic theory, accounting, marketing methods, financial techniques, etc. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020; MGT 2120, and MATH 1830 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4300 - Environmental Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    An economic study of environmental issues and alternative solutions to them. Topics include measurement of cost and benefits, property rights and externalities, pollution control, and past, present, and future environmental policy and regulations. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4340 - Economic History of the United States I


    (3) Credit Hours

    First half from colonial period to 1873. Origins, development, and expansion of the American economy with emphasis on roles of government and business. Relationship between economic growth and social development designed to provide perspective on problems of modern society. 4340 fall/4350 spring semester alternate years. May be registered as HIST 4340. Credit not allowed in both ECON 4340 and HIST 4340.


  
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    ECON 4350 - Economic History of the United States II


    (3) Credit Hours

    First half from colonial period to 1873. Origins, development, and expansion of the American economy with emphasis on roles of government and business. Relationship between economic growth and social development designed to provide perspective on problems of modern society. 4340 fall/4350 spring semester alternate years. May be registered as HIST 4350. Credit not allowed in both ECON 4350 and HIST 4350


  
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    ECON 4370 - Health Care Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Supply and demand for health care; government programs affecting health care markets; health care providers as business firms, including hospitals, pharmaceutical firms, individual and group medical practices, health and malpractice insurance providers and HMOs. The role of government will be covered in all of these areas. Health care systems in other countries will be studied and compared to the system in the United States. Prerequisites: ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4400 - Economic Growth


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introductory survey of modern theories of economic growth and of the empirical applications of such theories. Topics include the neoclassical growth model, new growth theory and the role of economic institutions and government policy in facilitating growth. This course will examine the factors that affect long-term economic growth and development. This course will span both theoretical and empirical approaches to economic growth. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010 or department head approval. Corequisite: Any one approved General Education Statistical course.
  
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    ECON 4440 - Economic Development


    (3) Credit Hours

    Factors underlying economic progress of nations and geographic areas; analysis of resources, manufacturing and agricultural productivity, saving and investment, trade, monetary and banking system, and fiscal system. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020, or graduate standing or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4500 - Marxian Political Economy


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to Marxian thought in general and Marxian economic theory in particular. Marxian analysis of theories of value and distribution, including modern radical economics. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4520 - European Economic History


    (3) Credit Hours

    The economic history of Europe from the breakup of the ancient world through the 19th century. Exploration of the relationship between economic growth and social development. On demand. Prerequisite: Junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4530 - History of Economic Thought


    (3) Credit Hours

    Development of theories of value and distribution, macroeconomics, money and banking, international trade, and business cycles; works of Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Marx, Jevons, Marshall, Wicksell, Knight, Schumpeter, and Keynes. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4550 - Urban Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the metropolitan economy with a problem orientation in areas of intra-metropolitan industry location, urban residential location and travel behavior, the urban ghetto, housing markets, urban transportation, and environmental quality. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4600 - Introduction to Econometrics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of issues in economics and statistical tests of economic models through regression analysis. Also recommended for non-economics majors with an interest in economics and mathematics. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020; MGT 2120 or MATH 4100 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4650 - Economics of Regulated Industries


    (3) Credit Hours

    Presentation and analysis of economic aspects of regulation of public service industries. On demand. Prerequisites: ECON 1010, ECON 1020 or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4700 - Seminar in Current Economic Topics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The application of economic techniques and analytical methods to not less than five current topics, which may vary from semester to semester, selected by the department head. Designed for senior economics majors. On demand. Prerequisites: 6 hours of economics courses at the 3000 level or above or department head approval.
  
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    ECON 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. 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.
  
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    ECON 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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


    (1-9) Credit Hours

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

Education

  
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    EDUC 1010 - Career and Life Planning


    (3) Credit Hours

    Focus is on helping the individual make career and life plans. A series of techniques (role playing, psychodrama, sociodrama, value clarification, and decision making) will be utilized to facilitate each student’s examining his or her interrelated value systems associated with education, work, leisure, and self-expression. Every semester.
  
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    EDUC 1050 - Strategies for College Reading


    (3 hours institutional credit) Credit Hours

    The course provides insights into the reading process, language expansion, content area language strategies, and improved study skills. Students will engage in a variety of activities involving reading, writing, speaking, and listening to enhance their ability to comprehend a variety of printed materials. Credit not applicable toward any degree.
  
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    EDUC 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Maximum credit 4 hours. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 2000r - Investigations of the School in Society


    (1) Credit Hours

    Observations and simulations involving the school as a social institution and the role of the teacher in preparation for instruction. Field component required. Every semester.
  
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    EDUC 2010 - Education in the United States


    (3) Credit Hours

    Organization and historical development of education in the United States, philosophical concepts and their influences on contemporary education, current issues. Field component. Every semester
  
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    EDUC 2090 - Introduction to Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education


    (2) Credit Hours

    This course provides an in-depth consideration of the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations of early intervention, and early childhood education for children with and without exceptional needs. Focus is on current issues and practices in EC/ECSE. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: ECHD 2430 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 3060 - Designing Instruction and Evaluation in the Elementary Classroom


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of the elements of evaluation, planning and management common to elementary school. Students will demonstrate competency in unit development, selected component teaching skills, and evaluation planning. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 3090 - Young Exceptional Learners: Characteristics and Needs


    (3) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study of the characteristics and needs of young children with special needs. Mild, moderate, and severe and/or multiple disabilities; biological and environmental at-risk factors; and early intervention and prevention will be examined. The needs of gifted and children learning English as a second language will also be included. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: EDUC 2090 or department head approval. Corequisites: ECHD 3470, ECHD 4450, ECHD 4460. Field placement required.
  
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    EDUC 3100 - Elementary School Curriculum


    (3) Credit Hours

    The curriculum for grades one through six and the impact of technological and social change on curriculum planning and school organization. On demand.
  
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    EDUC 3110 - Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School


    (1) Credit Hours

    Designed to model effective methods and materials for teaching social studies in elementary grades. Emphasis on an integrated literature-based spiral curriculum. Corequisite: USTU 3200.
  
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    EDUC 3120 - Teaching Science in Elementary School


    (1) Credit Hours

    Designed to develop a variety of teaching strategies for science instruction in the elementary grades. Emphasis placed on resources, inquiry skills, and developmentally appropriate activities. Corequisite: USTU 3110. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    EDUC 3130 - Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School


    (1) Credit Hours

    Designed to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of language usage in the elementary classroom. Emphasizes the interrelatedness of language arts skills while demonstrating developmentally appropriate instructional strategies, activities, materials, and assessment techniques. Corequisite: USTU 3400.
  
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    EDUC 3140 - Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School


    (1) Credit Hours

    Designed to provide students with effective methods for mathematics instruction in the elementary grades. Emphasis will be placed on assessment techniques and developmentally appropriate strategies and materials. Prerequisite: EDUC 3060 or department head approval. Corequisite: MATH 2160.
  
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    EDUC 3150 - Methods in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course prepares students to serve children (birth through age 8) who have disabilities or are at risk in inclusive classrooms and natural environments. Methods, adaptations, and materials used in developmentally appropriate special education and early intervention are examined. Activity-, routines-, and play-based approaches, and family-centered transdisciplinary team work are emphasized. Prerequisites: EDUC 3090 or department head approval. Corequisites: EDUC 3170, EDUC 3230, EDUC 4100; ECHD 3450.
  
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    EDUC 3170 - Designing Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of the elements of evaluation, planning and instruction common to an inclusive classroom with emphasis upon instructional design, unit/lesson development, teaching strategies, and adapting/differentiating instruction for diverse learners.
  
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    EDUC 3180 - Methods in Special Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of the approaches and methodology concerning remedial, corrective, and compensatory instruction used to support and teach students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis is on mastery of K-12 general education curriculum as well as vocational skill development and transition planning.
  
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    EDUC 3190 - Behavior Intervention Planning


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theoretical orientations toward behavior management and strategies reflecting these orientations will be examined. This course will also address the development of behavior intervention plans needed when traditional classroom management is insufficient to address the behavioral, emotional and social problems of students.
  
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    EDUC 3200 - Nature and Characteristics of Mild Disabilities


    (4) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study of the psychological, physical, educational, medical, behavioral, and learning characteristics and needs of populations with mild disabilities. Field component required. Prerequisite: EDUC 4000 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 3210 - Teaching of Reading in the Secondary and Middle Schools


    (3) Credit Hours

    Integrating reading skills and teaching strategies with the teaching of content area subjects. Required of all secondary and middle grades education majors.
  
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    EDUC 3230 - Teaching Reading


    (3) Credit Hours

    Emphasis on reading as a developmental process and on useful strategies for getting meaning from print; survey of current methods, ways to integrate literature, teaching procedures, assessment techniques, and materials for the teaching of reading. Field component required.
  
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    EDUC 3250 - Nature and Characteristics of the Individual with Moderate and Severe and /or Multiple Disabilities


    (3) Credit Hours

    The in-depth study of the psychological, physical, educational, medical, behavioral, and learning characteristics and needs of students with moderate, severe, or multiple disabilities. Field component required.
  
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    EDUC 3300 - Academic and Behavioral Evaluation


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the basic principles and techniques of educational evaluation in special education used by the classroom/resource teacher. Fall semester. Corequisite: EDUC 3300 lab.
  
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    EDUC 3360 - Management of an Inclusive Classroom


    (1) Credit Hours

    An examination of the use of effective proactive management techniques in the classroom.
  
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    EDUC 4000 - Survey of Exceptional Learners


    (3) Credit Hours

    An overview of exceptional children and youth and the philosophy of inclusion. Emphasis on individual differences among students with particular attention to students with special needs. The interrelated roles of general and special educators and related professionals in adapting instruction to meet special needs will be addressed.
  
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    EDUC 4010 - Introduction to Counseling


    (3) Credit Hours

    A basic course designed to provide an orientation to the philosophy, theories, and techniques of individual and group counseling to undergraduate students who are seeking foundational understandings for future courses in the functions of counseling in modern society. On demand.
  
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    EDUC 4100 - Strategies for Early Learners


    (3) Credit Hours

    Planning, implementing, and evaluating effective learning experiences for children from birth through kindergarten. Emphasis on integrated curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Field component required. Prerequisites: EDUC 3060, ECHD 2410 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 4150 - Instructional Technology for the Adolescent Exceptional Student


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the unique needs and particular issues which are specific to adolescents and adults with mild disabilities. The course emphasizes approaches and methodology concerning corrective and compensatory instruction.
  
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    EDUC 4160 - Instructional Technology for the Elementary Exceptional Student


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the principles of clinical teaching and the individualizing of instruction for elementary students with mild disabilities. The course emphasizes instructional approaches and methodology concerning corrective and compensatory instruction.
  
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    EDUC 4170 - Technology and Learning


    (3) Credit Hours

    This survey course in technology will extend student knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, communications software, edutainment software, and the Internet through in-class, hands-on assignments. Projects will be individually geared to the needs of the audience. Every semester. Prerequisites: CPSC 1000 or equivalent; EDUC 3230 or EDUC 3210 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 4180 - Middle Grades Organization, Curriculum, and Instruction


    (3) Credit Hours

    A theoretical and practical orientation to the middle grades, holistically addressing the personal, social, and academic needs of young adolescents. Emphasizes organizational issues, integration of curriculum, and appropriate strategies for instruction and assessment. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 4200 - Emergent Literacy


    (3) Credit Hours

    Emphasis on the development of an instructional reading program that meets the needs of young children. Surveys classroom teaching models, assessment procedures, methods and materials. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program.
  
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    EDUC 4220 - Teaching Reading in the Intermediate Grades and Middle School


    (3) Credit Hours

    Teaching/learning strategies to deal with content and process of reading; emphasis on vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, basic study skills, reading in content areas. Summer semester. Prerequisite: EDUC 3230 or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 4230 - The Middle Grades: Assessment and Instruction


    (3) Credit Hours

    Classroom diagnostic and prescriptive teaching; linking middle grades reading, assessment, decision-making and instruction; in-depth study of selected assessment instruments, instructional strategies, materials, and management procedures. Field component required. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program.


     

  
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    EDUC 4250 - Procedures for Individuals with Physical and Multiple Disabilities


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the unique needs and particular issues which are specific to children and adults who have physical challenges or multiple disabilities or are medically fragile. The course emphasizes how instructional approaches and methodology may be altered with special emphasis on physical and health management and adaptive technology. Fall semester.
  
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    EDUC 4260 - Instructional Procedures for Individuals with Moderate, Severe, or Multiple Disabilities


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the unique needs and particular issues which are specific to children, adolescents, and adults with moderate and severe disabilities. The course emphasizes instructional approaches and methodology concerning functional academic curriculum, social skills development, career and vocational development, personal management, recreation/leisure, and general community living skills. Fall semester.
  
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    EDUC 4280 - Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides a background of the characteristics of individuals who are primarily diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger Syndrome, or other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Reviewed are behavioral characteristics of students with diagnostic symptoms, family dynamics, varied diagnostic and assessment methods, and theories of etiology. Included is an overview of instructional issues that pertain to the development of individuals with ASD. Every semester.
  
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    EDUC 4300 - Gifted and Talented Children and Adults


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course examines the social, emotional, and intellectual characteristics of the gifted/talented child and focuses on the appropriate teaching/learning requirements in resource and regular classrooms. Special attention will be given to program models, curriculum development, and teaching strategies.
  
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    EDUC 4310 - Teaching Strategies and Materials in Foreign Language


    (3) Credit Hours

    Curriculum and methods appropriate for teaching foreign language in grades PreK-12. Fall semester Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.


  
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    EDUC 4330 - Designing Instruction and Evaluation in the Secondary Classroom


    (3) Credit Hours

    Formulating and evaluating appropriate affective and cognitive objectives. Lesson planning and a wide range of teaching strategies will be examined. Each student will be required to demonstrate proficiency in a variety of component teaching skills via the microteaching laboratory and a self-developed teaching unit. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program or department head approval.
  
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    EDUC 4350 - Assessment and IEP Development in Special Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Capstone experience in assessment for eligibility and for planning of Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) for exceptional learners. Includes the administration of formal and informal assessment instruments and use of the results to plan an IEP. Heavy Field component is required.
  
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    EDUC 4400 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in a Pre-K or kindergarten setting and in primary grades in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure experiences in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines.
  
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    EDUC 4430 - Student Teaching in Secondary Schools


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in both junior high or middle school and senior high school in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure experiences in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines.
  
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    EDUC 4440r - Student Teaching in Music, Visual Arts, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Theatre


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in both elementary and senior high school grades in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure experiences in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, specific methods courses related to the discipline, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines. Required of majors in Music Education, Art Education, and Theatre Education.
  
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    EDUC 4450 - Student Teaching in Exceptional Learning


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in two exceptional learning settings (one modified and one comprehensive) in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure involvement with students in elementary and secondary grades in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines.
  
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    EDUC 4460 - Student Teaching in Middle Grades Education


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in two middle grades settings and two content areas in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure experiences in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines.
  
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    EDUC 4470 - Student Teaching in Foreign Language Education


    (12) Credit Hours

    Enhanced student teaching in PreK-8 and 9-12 settings in Professional Development School II. Placements will ensure experiences in diverse schools. Every semester. Prerequisites: All education courses, 90% of content courses, admission to Teacher Education Program, application for and admission to student teaching according to School of Educational Leadership guidelines.
  
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    EDUC 4500 - Teaching Strategies and Materials in Secondary and Middle Grades English


    (3) Credit Hours

    Curriculum and methods appropriate for secondary and middle grades English. Spring semester. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.


  
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    EDUC 4510 - Teaching Strategies and Materials in Secondary and Middle Grades Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Curriculum and methods appropriate for secondary and middle grades mathematics. Fall semester. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.


  
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    EDUC 4520 - Teaching Strategies and Materials in Secondary and Middle Grades Social Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Curriculum and methods appropriate for secondary and middle grades social science. Fall semester. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.


  
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    EDUC 4530 - Speech Disabilities and Language Development


    (3) Credit Hours

    Recognition and understanding of language development and speech disabilities. Basic diagnosis, remediation, and speech improvement activities incorporated. Fall semester.
  
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    EDUC 4540 - Teaching Strategies and Materials in Secondary and Middle Grades Natural Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Curriculum and methods appropriate for secondary and middle grades natural science. Spring semester. Prerequisite: EDUC 2010 or department head approval.


  
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    EDUC 4580 - Readings and History: Teaching English as a Second Language


    (3) Credit Hours

    In-depth study of the history of English as a Second Language instruction. This course will investigate the development and characteristics of various programs used in teaching English to limited English proficient (LEP) students. Additional study will focus on articles written by major researchers in this field. The central purpose of this course is to provide experience in identifying, analyzing, and discussing significant current issues in the field of English as a Second Language.
  
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    EDUC 4590 - Strategies and Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language


    (3) Credit Hours

    Involves the study and application of second-language theories and cultural knowledge to ESL teaching methodology and curriculum design. In addition, explores various approaches which should benefit second-language learners and presents techniques of adjusting lessons to suit the needs of second-language learners and enhance their acquisition and use of English. Concentrates on assisting educators in the development of appropriate strategies for teaching speaking, writing, and grammar in ESL environments.
 

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