Feb 26, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Accounting I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: MATH 105 or higher. The preparation and use of financial statements based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, as applied to sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.
  
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ACCT 210 (grade of “C” or better). The preparation, analysis, and interpretation of accounting information in planning, controlling and managing a business organization.
  
  • ACCT 310 - Intermediate Accounting I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 211 (grade of “C” or better). Detailed treatment of technical considerations involved in the determination of income and financial position of a business organization.
  
  • ACCT 311 - Intermediate Accounting II


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 310 (grade of “C” or better). Continuation of Intermediate Accounting I.
  
  • ACCT 320 - Federal Taxation I


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 211 (grade of “C” or better). Federal income taxation as applied to individuals and sole proprietorships. Note: Cross-listed with BUSI 517.
  
  • ACCT 321 - Federal Taxation II


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 211 (grade of “C” or better). Federal taxation as applied to partnerships, corporation, and other taxable entities. Note: Cross-listed with BUSI 518.
  
  • ACCT 330 - Cost Accounting


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 211 (grade of “C” or better). Collection, analysis, and reporting of cost data used in organizational decision making. Note: Cross-listed with BUSI 509.
  
  • ACCT 410 - Advanced Accounting


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 311 (grade of “C” or better). Additional study of financial accounting. Accounting for partnerships, special sales procedures, consolidated statements, and fiduciary accounting. Note: Cross-listed with BUSI 525.
  
  • ACCT 420 - Auditing


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business, ACCT 311 (grade of “C” or better) and ECON 224. Generally accepted auditing standards, techniques, and practices.
  
  • ACCT 430 - Accounting Systems


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business, CSCI 209 or 211, and ACCT 310 (grade of “C” or better). Accountants are both end users and designers of accounting systems. Course focus is on transaction cycles, internal control requirements, and structured systems development.
  
  • ACCT 440 - Government & Not for Profit Accounting


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business and ACCT 310 (grade of “C” or better). This course is an examination of the accounting principles for government and not-for-profit entities including state and local governments, health and welfare organizations, and colleges and universities. This course is cross-listed with BUSI 540.
  
  • ACCT 450 - Financial Statement Analysis


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business, ACCT 310 and BUSI 305 (grades of “C” or better). Accounting principles applied to fundamental financial statement analysis. Topics include models of shareholder value, a comparison of accrual accounting and discounted cash flows, pro-forma analysis and the determination of earnings and market ratios.
  
  • ACCT 460 - International Accounting


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission into the School of Business and ACCT 311 (grade of “C” or Better). The primary purpose of the course is to develop knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards including the standards’ history, new standard adoption, the recording of financial transactions, and financial statement presentation.  In addition, the US GAAP vs. IFRS convergence process will be discussed.  This course will be cross-listed with BUSI 560.  
  
  • ACCT 469 - Accounting Internship


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business, 61 semester hours, 2.75 GPA and permission of the department chairperson. Qualified students may apply to the School of Business Internship Committee for internship positions. Appointments are made on a competitive basis. Only six hours may be earned. Three Business (BUSI) or Economics (ECON) internship hours may be applied in major or minor (but not both) and three hours of general elective credit. An intern must work at least 112 hours to receive credit. Note: Grading is on a pass-fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • ACCT 470 - Accounting Internship


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Business, 61 semester hours, 2.75 GPA and permission of the department chairperson. Qualified students may apply to the School of Business Internship Committee for internship positions. Appointments are made on a competitive basis. Only six hours may be earned. Three Business (BUSI) or Economics (ECON) internship hours may be applied in major or minor (but not both) and three hours of general elective credit. An intern must work at least 112 hours to receive credit. Note: Grading is on a pass-fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • ACCT 471 - Senior Project in Accounting


    (1 hours) Prerequisites: Senior status, GPA above 3.0, and permisiion of the chair. The Senior Project is a substantial independent project and may include various models, ranging from traditional readings and academic writing, to field studies, experiments, or business plans.  Senior Projects will involve a substantial amount of research and provide an enhancement to the capstone experience for the student’s curriculum.
  
  • ACCT 472 - Senior Project in Accounting


    (2 hours) Prerequisites: Senior status, GPA above 3.0, and permission of the chair. The Senior Project is a substantial independent project and may include various models, ranging from traditional readings and academic writing, to field studies, experiments, or business plans.  Senior Projects will involve a substantial amount of research and provide an enhancement to the capstone experience for the student’s curriculum.
  
  • ACCT 473 - Senior Project in Accounting


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Senior status, GPA above 3.0, and permission of the chair. The Senior Project is a substantial independent project and may include various models, ranging from traditional readings and academic writing, to field studies, experiments, or business plans.  Senior Projects will involve a substantial amount of research and provide an enhancement to the capstone experience for the student’s curriculum.

Aerospace

  
  • AERO 001 - Leadership Laboratory


    (0 hours) Enrollment in AERO 001 is open to all students (with departmental approval) and is required of all students enrolled in AERO 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 401, and 402. The three-hour per week instruction offers students an opportunity to develop leadership skills within the framework of an organized cadet corps. Topics included are: Air Force customs and courtesies; drill and ceremonies; professional development opportunities within the Air Force, and the life and work of an Air Force Junior Officer. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 101 - Introduction to the United States Air Force I


    (1 hours) Corequisite: AERO 001. Part one of a survey course introducing students to the U.S. Air Force and providing an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force.  It also includes application of communication skills.  Enrollment in AERO 101 is open to all students interested in exploring a career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 102 - Introduction to the United States Air Force II


    (1 hours) Corequisite: AERO 001. Prerequisite: AERO 101 or departmental permission. Part two of a survey course introducing students to the U.S. Air Force and providing an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force.  It also includes application of communication skills.  Enrollment in AERO 102 is open to all students interested in exploring a career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 201 - Evolution of the United States Air Force I


    (1 hours) Corequisite: AERO 001. Prerequisites: AERO 102 or departmental permission. Part one of an examination of U.S. Air Force air and space power from a historical perspective.  It features topics on Air Force heritage and leaders; introduction to air power through examination of the Air Force Core Functions; and continued application of communication skills. Its purpose is to instill an appreciation of the development and employment of air and space power and to motivate students to transition from AFROTC cadet to Air Force officer.

          This course cannot be challenged.

  
  • AERO 202 - Evolution of the United States Air Force II


    (1 hours) Corequisite:AERO 001. Prerequisites: AERO 201 or departmental permission. Part one of an examination of U.S. Air Force air and space power from a historical perspective.  It features topics on Air Force heritage and leaders; introduction to air power through examination of the Air Force Core Functions; and continued application of communication skills. Its purpose is to instill an appreciation of the development and employment of air and space power and to motivate students to transition from AFROTC cadet to Air Force officer.

          This course cannot be challenged.

  
  • AERO 210 - Field Training


    (6 hours) Prerequisite: Departmental permission. This course is offered during the summer at selected Air Force bases throughout the U.S.  This course offers an introduction to the U.S. Air Force including academics, leadership and management experience, physical training, and the opportunity to observe U.S. Air Force operations.  AERO 210 is required for Air Force ROTC cadets pursuing a commission into the Air Force.  This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 301 - Air Force Leadership Studies I


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in AERO 001, completion of AERO 210 or departmental permission. Part one of a course teaching cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership.  Topics include:  leadership, management fundamentals, profession of arms, personnel evaluation systems, ethics, motivation, team building, change management, developing subordinates, conflict management, counseling, influence, authority and responsibility, accountability, moral leadership, and communication skills.  It also includes analyses of case studies on leadership, management, effective supervision, and accountability.  Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills.  Cadets have an opportunity to utilize and fine tune these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment.   This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 302 - Air Force Leadership Studies II


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in AERO 001, completion of AERO 301, or departmental permission. Part two of a course teaching cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership.  Topics include:  leadership, management fundamentals, profession of arms, personnel evaluation systems, ethics, motivation, team building, change management, developing subordinates, conflict management, counseling, influence, authority and responsibility, accountability, moral leadership, and communication skills.  It also includes analyses of case studies on leadership, management, effective supervision, and accountability.  Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills.  Cadets have an opportunity to utilize and fine tune these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 401 - National Security Affairs I


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in AERO 001, completion of AERO 302, or departmental permission. Part one of a course designed for college seniors providing 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.  Topics included are:  the U.S. Constitution, the Armed Forces, civilian control of the military, elements of national security, U.S. Air Force doctrine, Total Force, the Joint environment, terrorism, regional and cultural studies, military justice, personnel feedback, evaluation and promotion systems, the military profession, current issues affecting the military, and preparation for active duty. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AERO 402 - National Security Affairs II


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in AERO 001, completion of AERO 401, or departmental permission. Part one of a course designed for college seniors providing 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.  Topics included are:  the U.S. Constitution, the Armed Forces, civilian control of the military, elements of national security, U.S. Air Force doctrine, Total Force, the Joint environment, terrorism, regional and cultural studies, military justice, personnel feedback, evaluation and promotion systems, the military profession, current issues affecting the military, and preparation for active duty.  This course cannot be challenged.

Arabic

  
  • ARAB 101 - Elementary Arabic I


    (3 hours) This will be an interdisciplinary course that will enable students to achieve a basic working proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  It will include interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive language activities that incorporate the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Traditional language instruction in the classroom will be supplemented in a variety of ways to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and their cultural awareness.  These will include conversation activities in Arabic based on real-world scenarios.  Students will also be exposed to authentic language-based products of different Arab cultures including Arabic music, movies, radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, and calligraphy.

      Note: This course will not satisfy the language requirement for the liberal arts core.

  
  • ARAB 102 - Elementary Arabic II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ARAB 101. This will be an interdisciplinary course that will enable students to achieve a basic working proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  It will include interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive language activities that incorporate the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Traditional language instruction in the classroom will be supplemented in a variety of ways to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and their cultural awareness.  These will include conversation activities in Arabic based on real-world scenarios.  Students will also be exposed to authentic language-based products of different Arab cultures including Arabic music, movies, radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, and calligraphy.

      Note: This course will not satisfy the language requirement for the liberal arts core.

  
  • ARAB 201 - Intermediate Arabic I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ARAB 102. This will be an interdisciplinary course that will enable students to achieve an intermediate-mid proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  It will include
    interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive language activities that incorporate the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Traditional language instruction in the classroom will be supplemented in a variety of ways to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and their cultural awareness.  These will include conversation activities in Arabic based on real-world scenarios.  Students will also be exposed to authentic language-based products of different Arab cultures including Arabic music, movies, radio and TV broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, and calligraphy. Course will count as the foreign language requirement in the Liberal Arts Core.

      Note: Course will count as the foreign language requirement in the Liberal Arts Core.

  
  • ARAB 202 - Intermediate Arabic II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ARAB 201. This will be is an interdisciplinary course which enables students to achieve an intermediate-high proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  The course includes interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive language activities that incorporating the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Classroom instruction will be supplemented in various ways to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and their cultural awareness; approaches will include conversational activities in Arabic based on real-world scenarios and exposure to different Arabic cultures through examination of music, movies, radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and calligraphy.
  
  • ARAB 301 - Advanced Arabic I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ARAB 202. An interdisciplinary course enabling students to achieve advanced low proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  The course includes interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive activities emphasizing listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Instruction aims to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and cultural awareness.  Approaches include conversational activities and exposure to Arabic culture through various media formats.
  
  • ARAB 302 - Advanced Arabic II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ARAB 301. An interdisciplinary course enabling students to achieve advanced low proficiency in modern standard Arabic.  The course includes interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive activities emphasizing listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Instruction aims to enhance students’ linguistic proficiency and cultural awareness.  Approaches include conversational activities and exposure to Arabic culture through various media formats.

Art

  
  • ART 100 - Art


    (3 hours) Designation reserved for elective credit for General CLEP.
  
  • ART 202 - Art Appreciation


    (3 hours) A study of the forms, styles and basic philosophies in the development of art. Renaissance through Modern. Note: All students placed in ENGL 099 must complete the course successfully before being allowed into ART 202.
  
  • ART 211 - Drawing I


    (3 hours) Creative and structural drawing concentrating on the figure and objects in nature. Perspective drawing introduced. No fee. Student will furnish his own materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 212 - Drawing II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 211. Creative and structural drawing concentrating on individuality of expression. No fee. Student will furnish his own materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 215 - Beginning Design


    (3 hours) Design theory as a basis for executing projects in various media concentrating on two-dimensional expression. No fee. Student will furnish his own materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 216 - Visual Communications


    (3 hours) A two-dimensional design course focusing on composing text and images for communicative purposes.
  
  • ART 220 - Digital Illustration


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 211 and 216. A study of computer-assisted illustration media and techniques. Students will learn the fundamental principles of illustration, as well as, the industry standard hardware and software involved in the creation of illustrative images.
  
  • ART 221 - Digital Image Editing


    (3 hours) An introduction to basic principles of digital photography and approaches to digital image manipulation. Students will learn to use the technology involved in taking and editing well-designed digital images.
  
  • ART 312 - Drawing III


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 212. A continuation of ART 212, stressing individual development and knowledge of various media. No fee. Student will furnish his own materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 313 - History of Design


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 202, 216 and 221. An in depth study of stylistic developments in graphic design through history. Emphasis will be placed on significant movements, important designers and the role of technology. The relationship of design to fine arts and the broader cultural context will be examined.
  
  • ART 316 - Typography


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 202, 216 and 221. An introduction to the creation and use of letterforms from the past and present. Students will engage in the design of and design with letterforms, while studying historic trends in typography.
  
  • ART 318 - Advertising Design


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 216, ART 221 and ART 316. The application of design elements and principles toward effective communication. Color and composition theories will be addressed, applying a variety of software. Technical considerations associated with various media will be introduced, and the design process will be strongly reinforced.
  
  • ART 322 - Photography I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 221. A digital photography class focusing on both technical and aesthetic concerns in making photographs.
  
  • ART 331 - Painting I


    (3 hours) Basic problems in painting. (fee required) This fee will cover only a portion of the cost of materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 332 - Painting II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 331. Stressing individuality of approach in painting. (Fee required) This fee will cover only a portion of the cost of materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 341 - Web Design I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 216 and 221. Addresses the production of visually and functionally well-designed websites. Students will apply the design process, design principles and industry standard software toward the creation functioning websites.
  
  • ART 418 - Business of Design


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 318. Advanced graphic design focusing on the development and creation of communicative visual designs specifically prepared for reproduction with commercial print media.
  
  • ART 422 - Photography II


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 216 and Art 322. Art 422 will expand on the foundational materials covered in Art 322 and deepen the student’s understanding of the photography industry. Students will gain exposure to advanced photographic technology and processes. Studio work and lighting will be introduced to offer students photographic opportunities under perfectly controlled lighting circumstances.  We will also delve deeper into the emotive aspects of photography looking at the more advanced options found on a typical DSLR and how professional grade photographs are used in so many areas of today’s media saturated world.
  
  • ART 432 - Painting III


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 332. Stressing individuality of approach in painting and study of current painting styles. (Fee required) This fee will cover only a portion of the cost of the materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 433 - Printmaking I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 211. Relief printing techniques from cardboard, woodblock, masonite, plywood, metal and found objects, use of the carved woodblock as an object of art in its own right. No fee. Student will furnish his own materials. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 434 - Printmaking II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 433. A further exploration of printing techniques to include etching and a development of the artist’s own vision through the printing process. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • ART 441 - Web Design II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 216 and ART 221. A continuation of Art 341, this course focuses on the design and creation of animation and interactive functions within websites.
  
  • ART 450 - Graphic Design Portfolio


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: ART 418. Advanced course directed toward the creation of a professional quality portfolio. A critical approach in selecting and presenting student work will be stressed.
  
  • ART 469 - Graphic Design Internship


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 318 and permission of the Department Chair. Each student is expected to devote 112 hours per semester to receive credit. An internship which permits qualified students to gain work experience in a business environment related to graphic design. Note: Grading is on a pass-fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • ART 470 - Graphic Design Internship


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: ART 318 and permission of the Department Chair. Each student is expected to devote 112 hours per semester to receive credit. An internship which permits qualified students to gain work experience in a business environment related to graphic design. Note: Grading is on a pass/fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • ART 471 - Graphic Design Internship


    (1 hours) Prerequisites: Junior Status, ART 318, Minimum GPA of 2.5, and permission of Department Chair. ART 471 is designed to help students earn credit for approved freelance work that contributes to their experiential learning. Note: Grading is on a pass/fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • ART 472 - Graphic Design Internship


    (2 hours) Prerequisites: Junior Status, ART 318, Minimum GPA of 2.5 and permission of Department Chair. ART 472 is designed to help students earn credit for approved freelance work that contributes to their experiential learning. Note: Grading is on a pass/fail basis. Counts for ELR credit.

Athletic Training

  
  • AHAT 205 - Basic Athletic Training


    (3 hours) Prerequisite/Corequisite: BIOL 226 and 226L and KINE 204. As a basic introduction to the field of athletic training, the course provides knowledge in the areas of recognition, prevention and management of sports related injuries. A brief overview of the history of the profession as well as basic medical terminology and anatomical references is included. This course is required for application/admission into the athletic training education program. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 206 - Concepts of Orthopedic Taping and Bracing


    (1 hours) Prerequisite/ Corequisite: BIOL 226, 226L and AHAT 205. Designed to allow students the opportunity to learn a variety of taping and wrapping techniques involved with orthopedic injuries to the major joints. (Lab fee required). This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 210 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training I


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program; KINE 204, AHAT 205, and AHAT 206 (each with a grade of “B” or better). This clinical education course has been designed for the Level I athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Basic Athletic Training as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Finally, each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.  This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • AHAT 220 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 210 (grade of “B” or better) and AHAT 271 (grade of “C” or better). This clinical education course has been designed for the Level I athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Medical Conditions as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Finally, each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.  This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • AHAT 271 - Clinical Examination and Diagnosis: Medical Conditions


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program; AHAT 205 (grade of “B” or better), BIOL 226 and 227 (grade of “C” or better). This course is the first in a series on Clinical Examination and Diagnosis techniques utilized in the practice of athletic training. This course will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate, treat, and refer medical or non-orthopedic conditions commonly seen in the physically active population.  This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 272 - Clinical Examination and Diagnosis: Lower Extremity


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: AHAT 271 (grade of “C” or better). This course is the second in a series on Clinical Examination and Diagnosis techniques utilized in the practice of athletic training.   This course will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate, treat, and refer orthopedic conditions of the lower extremities commonly seen in the physically active population.  This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 310 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training III


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 220 (grade of “B” or better) and AHAT 272 (grade of “C” or better). This clinical education course has been designed for the Level II athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Lower Extremity as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Finally, each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.  This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • AHAT 320 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training IV


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 310 (grade of “B” or better), AHAT 371 (grade of “C” or better) and AHAT 413 (grade of “C” or better). (3 hours)  This clinical education course has been designed for the Level II athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Upper Extremity and Therapeutic Modalities as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Finally, each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.  This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • AHAT 371 - Clinical Examination and Diagnosis: Upper Extremity


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 272 (grade of “C” or better).. This course is the third in a series on Clinical Examination and Diagnosis techniques utilized in the practice of athletic training.   This course will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate, treat, and refer orthopedic conditions of the upper extremities commonly seen in the physically active population.  This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 372 - Clinical Examination and Diagnosis: Head and Spine


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: AHAT 371 (grade of “C” or better). This is the final course in the series on Clinical Examination and Diagnosis techniques utilized in the practice of athletic training.   This course will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate, treat, and refer orthopedic conditions of the head and spine commonly seen in the physically active population.   This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 410 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training V


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 320 (grade of “B” or better), AHAT 372 (grade of “C” or better) and AHAT 414 (grade of “C” or better). This clinical education course has been designed for the Level III athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Clinical Examination and Diagnosis - Head/Spine and Therapeutic Exercise as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Finally, each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.   This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.
  
  • AHAT 413 - Therapeutic Modalities


    (4 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 271 and AHAT 272 (each with a grade of “C” or better). Corequisite: AHAT 371. The focus of this course will be on the clinical application of therapeutic modalities, concepts related to their use and effectiveness, and their role in the healing process. Students will obtain in-depth knowledge of the healing process and the physiological events that occur following injury. The two-hour lab experience will emphasize the application of therapeutic modalities in a clinical setting, including appropriate parameters, patient set-up, and indications/contraindications for use. This course and lab cannot be challenged. (Laboratory fee required)
  
  • AHAT 414 - Therapeutic Exercise


    (4 hours) Prerequisites: AHAT 271, 272 and 371. Corequisites: AHAT 372. The course focuses on the importance of a properly developed rehabilitation plan following injury, or for management of specific medical conditions. The healing process, components of a therapeutic exercise program, and joint specific considerations in rehabilitation are addressed. The two-hour lab experience will emphasize application of therapeutic exercise in a clinical setting. (Lab fee required). This course and lab cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 415 - Conceptual Issues of Athletic Training


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: Admission to the Athletic Training Program and senior status. This course focuses on the management and organizational aspects of athletic training. Current topics in allied health care will be discussed, with emphasis on those specific to the athletic training field. Case studies relevant to course topics will be presented for class discussion. Professional development and graduate opportunities will also be explored. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • AHAT 420 - Clinical Practice in Athletic Training VI


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: AHAT 410 (grade of “B” or better), AHAT 415 (grade of “C” or better) and BIOL 345 (grade of “C” or better). Corequisite: BIOL 301. This clinical education course has been designed for the Level III athletic training student to gain the necessary skills associated with the practice of athletic training.  Each student will be placed in a specified clinical rotation under the direct supervision of an athletic trainer or other licensed health care provider (preceptor).  The objective of this course is to permit the student to incorporate the NATA Education Competencies as part of direct patient care. This process will require each student to complete the Clinical Integration Proficiencies in Advanced Athletic Training as evidence of their skill acquisition required to become an entry-level athletic trainer. Each student will be required to complete a minimum number of 180 clinical hours to receive credit for the course and as partial fulfillment of a total of 1,080 clinical hours required for graduation.  Finally, each student will be required to complete a capstone experience including a paper and presentation on a topic of choice in the field of athletic training.  This course cannot be challenged. Note: Clinical fee required. Counts for ELR credit.

Biology

  
  • BIOL 100 - Biological Science


    (3 hours) Designation reserved for elective credit received under the CLEP program.
  
  • BIOL 110 - Introductory Biological Science


    (3 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 110L. A survey of the principles of biology including biochemistry, cytology, histology, taxonomy, reproduction, genetics, ecology, human anatomy and physiology. This course is designed to meet the Life Science requirements for the nonscience major. Lecture: 3 hours. Note: This course will not be applied towards a major or a minor in Biology or Natural Science.
  
  • BIOL 110L - Introductory Biological Science Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 110.  A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours. Biology/Natural Science Majors/Minors may not earn credit for this course. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 149 - Life Science for Educators


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: Permission of the Education Department. Corequisite: BIOL 149L. This course is designed to develop process skills in the biological sciences for students seeking certification in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. The course format includes content, applications and methodology to meet the South Carolina life science standards for grades K - 8. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: This course will not be applied towards a major in Biology or a minor in Biology or Natural Science.
  
  • BIOL 149L - Life Science for Educators Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 149. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 161 - Foundations of Biology I


    (3 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 161L. The first part of a two-semester sequence, this comprehensive course will introduce biological principles at the molecular and cellular levels.  Topics include: cell and molecular biology, metabolism, genetics and evolutionary processes. Lecture 3 hours. This course is designed to meet the requirements for Biology, Biochemistry and Computer Science majors and minors and preprofessional emphases including premedicine and predentistry. Nonscience students should enroll in BIOL 110. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Note: All students placed in ENGL 099 and/or MATH 099 must complete the course(s) successfully before being allowed into BIOL 161
  
  • BIOL 161L - Foundations of Biology I Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 161. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 162 - Foundations of Biology II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 161 and 161L with a grade of “C” or better in both. Corequisite: BIOL 162L. A continuation of BIOL 161. Introduction to biological principles at the organismal and ecological levels.  Topics include: the diversity of life, plant biology, animal tissue and organ function and ecology. Lecture 3 hours.   This course is designed to meet the requirements for Biology, Biochemistry and Computer Science majors and minors and preprofessional emphases including premedicine and predentistry. Nonscience students should enroll in BIOL 110. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • BIOL 162L - Foundations of Biology II Laboratory


    (1 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 161 and 161L with a grade of “C” or better in both. Corequisite: BIOL 162. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 201 - Invertebrate Zoology


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 162 and 162L with a grade of “C” or better in both. Corequisite: BIOL 201L. A systematic coverage of invertebrate organisms from protozoa to the cephalochordates. Morphology, physiology, ecology and taxonomic relationships are stressed. Special emphasis is placed on marine invertebrates. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • BIOL 201L - Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 201. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 202 - Vertebrate Natural History


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 162 and 162L with a grade of “C” or better in both. Corequisite: BIOL 202L. A systematic study of the biology, classification, evolution, and ecology of fish, amphibian, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Major emphasis will be placed on South Carolina vertebrates. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Counts for ELR credit. Offered: FALL
  
  • BIOL 202L - Vertebrate Natural History Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 202. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required. Counts for ELR credit. Offered: FALL
  
  • BIOL 203 - Vertebrate Zoology


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 162 and 162L with a grade of “C” or better in both. Corequisite: BIOL 203L. A systematic coverage of vertebrate organisms. Morphology, physiology, ecology and taxonomic relationships are stressed. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • BIOL 203L - Vertebrate Zoology Laboratory


    (1 hours) Prerequisites: BIOL 162 and BIOL 162L. Corequisite: BIOL 203. A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 210 - Human Anatomy and Physiology


    (3 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 210L. This course presents an integrated study of human anatomy and physiology, including the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, endocrine, excretory and circulatory systems. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: All students placed in ENGL 099 and/or MATH 099 must complete the course(s) successfully before being allowed into BIOL 210.
  
  • BIOL 210L - Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory


    (1 hours) Corequisite: BIOL 210.

    A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.

  
  • BIOL 220 - Microbiology


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: BIOL 226 and BIOL 226L or BIOL 241 and BIOL 241L or BIOL 242 and BIOL 242L or BIOL 210 and 210L (grades of “C” or better). Corequisite: BIOL 220L. Morphological, cultural and physiological properties of bacteria and related organisms are studied. Emphasis is placed on micro-organisms which relate to normal and pathological conditions in man and his environment. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • BIOL 220L - Microbiology Laboratory


    (1 hours) Prerequisites: BIOL 226 and BIOL 226L or BIOL 241 and BIOL 241L or BIOL 242 and BIOL 242L or BIOL 210 and BIOL 210L (grades of “C” or better). Corequisite: BIOL 220.  A series of laboratory exercises to correspond to lecture material. Laboratory: 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 226 - Anatomy & Physiology I


    (3 hours) Prerequisites: BIOL 162 and BIOL 162L (grades of “C” or better) or approval from the Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. Corequisite: BIOL 226L. The first part of a two-semester sequence, this comprehensive course is a lecture study of the integrated structures and functions of the human body. Basic cellular chemistry and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems are presented. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: All students placed in ENGL 099 and/or MATH 099 must complete the course(s) successfully before being allowed into BIOL 226.
  
  • BIOL 226L - Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory I


    (1 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 162 and BIOL 162L (grades of “C” or better) or approval from the Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. Corequisite: BIOL 226. The first part of a two-semester sequence, this comprehensive course is a laboratory study with model and specimen dissections of the integrated structure and function of the human body. Basic cellular chemistry and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems are presented. Laboratory 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 227 - Anatomy & Physiology II


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 226 and 226L with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIOL 227L. BIOL 210 is NOT an approved prerequisite. This course is a continuation of BIOL 226 and concludes with the study of blood, heart, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged.
  
  • BIOL 227L - Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory II


    (1 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 226 and 226L with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIOL 227. BIOL 210 is NOT an approved prerequisite. This course is a continuation of BIOL 226 and concludes with the study of blood, heart, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Laboratory 2 hours. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Laboratory fee required.
  
  • BIOL 241 - Zoology


    (3 hours) Prerequisite: BIOL 162 and BIOL 162L with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: BIOL 241L. A systematic coverage of invertebrate and vertebrate organisms. Morphology, physiology, ecology and taxonomic relationships are stressed. Lecture 3 hours. This course cannot be challenged
 

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