Feb 06, 2023  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Epidemiology

  
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    EPID 6440 - Cardiovascular Epidemiology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: EPID 5400  and PUBH 5300. This course is intended to provide a detailed exposure to the topic of cardiovascular disease epidemiology. This includes the known risk factors and the recommendations for treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Pertinent studies will be reviewed.


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    EPID 6450 - Cancer Epidemiology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: EPID 5400  and PUBH 5300. This is a survey course of cancer epidemiology research, including activity of national programs in the United States and Europe. Preventive services, clinical care, outcomes research, and the impact of disparities related to cancer management and its outcomes will be studied. Specific cancer types will also be covered.


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    EPID 6460 - Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: EPID 5405 . This course provides an overview of reproductive and perinatal epidemiology. Topics include fertility, birth defects, fetal loss, preterm delivery, and the sequelae of adverse events during pregnancy for the developing infant. There will be an emphasis on understanding the public health dimensions of perinatal outcomes.


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    EPID 6850 - Doctor of Public Health Practicum - Epidemiology

    (6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of student’s program advisor. This course enables students to apply the knowledge and experience gained in their DrPH courses to real life public health situations and leadership challenges in professional and community settings. Student placements, developed in consultation with the student’s practicum supervisor, will focus on providing students with new experiences in practicing public health at a professional level. Students will produce an analytical academic product either for publication or for presentation to the agency/organization.


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    EPID 6960 - Doctor of Public Health Dissertation - Epidemiology

    (1-9 credits)
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of comprehensive examination. Supervised research toward dissertation by arrangement with the student’s graduate committee. Hours are repeatable but only 9 credits count toward the degree.


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Finance

  
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    FNCE 5000 - Essentials of Finance

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 5000  or equivalent. For M. B. A., M. Acc., and other graduate students with no previous training in finance. An introduction to major finance topics, including the corporation and its institutional environment, analysis of financial statements, operating and financial leverage, interest factors, capital budgeting, and working capital management.


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    FNCE 5447 - Banking and Financial Intermediation

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: FNCE 3220 and ECON 3310. The working of financial markets and institutions with special reference to banking.


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    FNCE 5490 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: BADM 5430 . Integration of modern portfolio selection models with traditional valuation theory and analysis. Topics include financial statement analysis, industry and company analysis, capital market theory, valuation theory, and evaluation of portfolio performance.


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    FNCE 5597 - International Financial Management

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: FNCE 3300 or FNCE 5000 . Financial problems of multinational corporations including the theory of capital movements, foreign exchange markets, concepts of the balance of payments mechanisms, trade policy, and the functioning of the international monetary systems.


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    FNCE 5600 - Case Studies in Banking

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: ECON 5000 , FNCE 5000 , or permission of instructor. An analysis of the decision processes utilized by major banks in making decisions concerning funding, lending, and investing. There is extensive use of readings, case analyses, and participation in a banking simulation, which will enable students to view banking operations from the perspective of bank manager.


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    FNCE 5617 - Applied Equity Valuation

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: FNCE 3300 or BADM 5430 . This course provides a solid practical foundation in equity valuation through the analysis and selection of equity securities for a portfolio of funds provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).


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    FNCE 5697 - International Investments

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Undergraduate students - FNCE 3220 and 3300; Graduate students - FNCE 5000  and either BADM 5300 or 5360, or permission of instructor. To immerse you in the world of international investments. Advanced course designed to equip students with the theoretical background, quantitative skills, and practical tools required to be successful managers in the field of international investments. Topics will include a review of parity conditions; foreign exchange rate forecasting; benefits of international diversification; international asset pricing; international equity markets, instruments, concepts, and techniques; emerging stock markets; futures, options, international performance analysis; structuring the international process.


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    FNCE 5900 - Independent Study in Finance

    (1-3 credits)
    A course designed for graduate students who, under the direction of a finance faculty member, wish to engage in independent research or an intensive study of subjects not covered in other available courses. Prior departmental and college approval is needed.


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    FNCE 5957 - Topics in Finance

    (1-6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Senior. This course gives students an opportunity to study special problems and new developments in the field of finance.


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French

  
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    FREN 5017 - Advanced French Grammar

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: FREN 2020 or instructor’s permission. This course focuses on an in-depth review of troublesome aspects of French grammar complemented by contextual analyses drawn from cultural and/or literary readings selections.


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    FREN 5900 - Special Studies in French

    (1-6 credits)
    Designed to provide opportunities for study in areas not provided for in the regular course offerings for graduates. Students desiring to enroll should obtain permission from the instructor.


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    FREN 5957 - Topics in French

    (1-6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. This course gives students an opportunity to study special problems and new developments in the field of French.


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Geography

  
  
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    GEOG 5007 - Geography of the United States

    (3 credits)
    A regional study of the physical and cultural elements of the United States. (fall, odd years; spring, even years)


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    GEOG 5107 - Urban Geography and Planning

    (3 credits)
    A geographical analysis of cities and urban regions. Urban growth patterns, location and interaction, analysis, planning for urban region, and travel behavior are emphasized. (spring, even years)


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    GEOG 5110 - Seminar Physical Geography

    (3 credits)
    A seminar in current studies in physical geography and their significance in explaining the surface configuration of the earth.


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    GEOG 5140 - Seminar Regional Geography

    (3 credits)
    Under this cover title, individual courses will be offered in such areas as Latin America, Europe, United States, the South, Africa, and the U. S. S. R. May be repeated if subject matter changes.


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    GEOG 5217 - Geographic Information Systems

    (3 credits)
    The field of GIS is relatively new and expanding and is concerned with techniques and theory of cartographic and spatial data rectification and enhancement, and spatial information extraction. (fall)


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    GEOG 5227 - Remote Sensing

    (3 credits)
    A systematic treatment of elements involved in interpreting, measuring, and mapping of images that appear on aerial photographs. (fall)


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    GEOG 5237 - Advanced Remote Sensing

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: GEOG 3210 or permission of instructor. A study of different types of remotely sensed images and their interpretation.


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    GEOG 5257 - Geography of Soils

    (3 credits)
    An introduction to soil science. Particular attention is focused on soil morphology, soil classification, and the study of distributional patterns of soils and their relationships to other geographical elements. (spring, even years)


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    GEOG 5267 - Hydrology

    (4 credits)
    The study of water as it occurs in all phases of the hydrologic cycle and the analysis of currently developing water problems on the local, regional, and national level.


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    GEOG 5307 - Regional Geography

    (3 credits)
    Under this cover title, individual courses will be offered in such areas as Europe, Latin America, Asia, Soviet Union, and Africa. Course may be repeated as subject matter changes. (fall, spring)


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    GEOG 5310 - Evolution of Geoscience Thought

    (3 credits)
    A study of the development of geography as a discipline and the philosophies accompanying the development.


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    GEOG 5317 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: GEOG 5217 . A critical examination of the contemporary issues involved with Geographic Information Systems and digital spatial data practical training on the sophisticated vector-based GIS software called Arc/Info. (spring, even years)


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    GEOG 5417 - The Teaching of Geography and Earth Science

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Admission to M. A. T. Program. A course in methods and materials for teaching geography in grades seven-12, which will include teaching experiences in an area school. This course earns education credit only and does not meet requirements for a major or minor in geography. (fall, spring)


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    GEOG 5957 - Topics in Geography

    (1-6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Dependent on subject matter. Selected topics of current interest in geography. Offered upon sufficient demand for specific subject matter. May be repeated for different topics. Consultation with the instructor is recommended before enrollment


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    GEOG 5990 - Readings and Research

    (1-3 credits)
    Students who are not enrolled in other coursework but require the use of university facilities and/or faculty guidance for studies, research, or preparation of a prospectus MUST enroll for Readings and Research. Variable credits (1-3) of Readings and Research may also be used, as approved by student’s advisory committee in conjunction with other coursework, to document such activities as development of research and scholarly skills that would not be appropriately covered by other types of independent study. Readings and Research credits do not count toward degree requirements. Grading of Readings and Research will be either satisfactory completion (S), satisfactory progress (SP), or unsatisfactory (U).


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    GEOG 5999 - Internship/Cooperative Education

    (1-3 credits)
    Students must clear arrangements for this course through the Cooperative Education Office prior to registration. Businesses, industries, and government agencies provide opportunities for planned and supervised work assignments. Students may alternate between periods (usually two semesters) of full-time study and employment with a cooperative education employer. Credit received carries full academic value, and students receive compensation as full-time employees.


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    GEOS 5320 - Geographic Information Systems Projects

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of instructor. This course is designed to further enhance the learning skills of students interested in a career involving the use of GIS. The course consists of a series of supervised student projects that emphasize the use of GIS in practical applications.


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Geology

  
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    GEOL 5307 - Field Methods in Paleontology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: GEOL 3395 or permission of instructor. The goal of this course is to prepare students for fieldwork on established paleontological sites. The focus of each class will be the Gray Fossil Site in Washington County, TN, but additional Pleistocene sites from the region will also be utilized. Four days in the field and one day in the classroom, weekly.


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    GEOL 5350 - Statistical Methods in Paleontology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: MATH 2010 or permission of instructor. This course will introduce students to the mathematical and analytical procedures most commonly used in paleontology. Although there are many, the focus will be on those most relevant to vertebrate paleontology (because of the Gray site and other local Pleistocene sites). Three 1- hour lectures weekly. (fall, even years)


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    GEOL 5587 - Engineering Geology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: GEOL 1040 or permission of instructor. Real-world applications of geology in the field of engineering. Topics include: soil properties, floods and flood control, dams, stream management and reconstruction, erosion and erosion control, mass movement, municipal waste treatment, septic systems, radioactive waste disposal, tunnels, geologic applications of explosives, permafrost, strip mining and mine reclamation, earthquakes, coastal management. (fall, odd years)


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    GEOL 5700 - Seminar in Geosciences

    (1 credit)
    This class seeks to teach scientific reasoning and critical thinking by discussing and debating current topics in geology (including, but not restricted to, natural resources, natural history, and natural hazards). Students will be encouraged to “pick sides” and support their position through the synthesis of the selected readings, self-chosen additional readings, and personal/educational experience. One lecture/discussion weekly.


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Geosciences

  
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    GEOS 5000 - Geosciences Research Methods

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission from instructor. A course where the student learns how to: develop a hypothesis-driven project; acquire and utilize literature; analyze generated data; produce a thesis prospectus; create, defend, and provide a quality professional presentation; and prepare a manuscript for a peer-review journal. Notes: Repeatable for a total of 6 credit hours.


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    GEOS 5019 - Supervised Experience - Teaching

    (1-3 credits)
    Required for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with teaching assignments. Students will meet on a regular basis with a faculty member acting as a teaching mentor. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. Repeatable. Fall/Spring.


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    GEOS 5029 - Supervised Experience - Research

    (1-3 credits)
    Required for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with research assignments. Students will meet on a regular basis with a faculty member acting as a research mentor. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. Repeatable. Fall/Spring.


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    GEOS 5100 - Paleoherpetology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of the instructor. This course covers amphibian and reptile evolution through time and discusses how it is (and has been) interpreted from the fossil record. In addition, new theories and recent discoveries will be addressed (specifically, their relevance to past and current thinking.) Two 1-hour lectures and two 3-hour labs weekly.


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    GEOS 5150 - Paleomammalogy

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of the instructor. This course covers mammal evolution through time and discusses how it is (and has been) interpreted from the fossil record. In addition, new theories and recent discoveries will be addressed (specifically, their relevance to past and current thinking.) Two 1-hour lectures and two 3-hour labs weekly.


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    GEOS 5200 - Topics in Paleontology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of instructor. An in-depth exploration of a topic related to paleontology, evolution, and/or paleobiology. Each course includes lectures, reading assignments (including primary research literature), hands-on experience, research methods, and detailed discussions. Specific topics will vary each semester depending on instructor. Notes: Repeatable for a total of 6 credit hours.


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    GEOS 5300 - Topics in Geospatial Analysis

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of instructor. An in-depth exploration of a particular topic related to Geospatial Analysis. Each course includes lectures, reading assignments, research methods, detailed discussions, and data entry. Specific topics will vary each semester depending on instructor. Repeatable for a total of 6 credit hours.


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    GEOS 5350 - Statistics for Geosciences

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of instructor. This course introduces students to the mathematical and analytical procedures most commonly used in the geosciences.


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    GEOS 5587 - Engineering Geology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: GEOL 2100 or permission of instructor. Real-world applications of geology in the field of engineering. Topics include: soil properties, floods and flood control, dams, stream management and reconstruction, erosion and erosion control, mass movement, municipal waste treatment, septic systems, radioactive waste disposal, tunnels, geologic applications of explosives, permafrost, strip mining and mine reclamation, earthquakes and coastal management.


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    GEOS 5617 - Structural Geology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Geosciences or permission of instructor. Description and analysis of geologic structures. Includes study of stress and strain, the kinematics and dynamics of folding and faulting; and the micro- and macro-structural analysis.


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    GEOS 5910 - Research in Geosciences

    (1-6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Directed field and/or laboratory research. Topic of study to be determined by mutual consent of the student, faculty advisor, and/or graduate coordinator.


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    GEOS 5989 - Cooperative Education

    (1-3 credits)
    Students must clear arrangements for this course through the Cooperative Education Office prior to registration. Businesses, industries, and government agencies provide opportunities for planned and supervised work assignments. Students may alternate between periods (usually two semesters) of full-time study and employment with a cooperative education employer. Credit received carries full academic value, and students receive compensation as full-time employees.


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German

  
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    GERM 5137 - The Age of Goethe

    (3 credits)
    Selected works of the principal authors of the Storm and Stress, Classical, and Romantic periods in German Literature.


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    GERM 5167 - Advanced German Grammar

    (3 credits)
    In-depth review of troublesome aspects of German grammar. Review of grammar in context as well as practice in composition and translation.


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    GERM 5901 - Special Studies in German

    (1-6 credits)
    Designed to provide opportunities for study in areas not provided for in the regular course offerings for graduates. Students desiring to enroll should obtain permission from the instructor.


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    GERM 5957 - Special Topics in German

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. This course gives students an opportunity to study special problems and new developments in the field of German.


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GRAD

  
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    GRAD 5017 - Responsible Conduct of Research

    (1 credit)
    This course focuses on ethical principles that guide the conduct of research. It introduces students to the international and professional codes of ethics, government regulations, and institutional policies that relate to the responsible conduct of research. This course is delivered in hybrid mode and will have 6 class meetings. Enrollment will be open but limited to a class size of 30 – 10 undergraduate and 20 graduate students.


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    GRAD 5110 - Teaching Pedagogy for the Graduate Teaching Assistant

    (1 credit)
    This course focuses on higher education teaching pedagogy and effectiveness in difference settings such as classroom and laboratory. The course is designed to complement discipline-specific activities such as “Supervised Experience in Teaching” courses, and it will emphasize effective communication as well as classroom management strategies. This course has an alternate delivery schedule and has 4 class meetings per term.


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    GRAD 7800 - Faculty Technology Leadership

    (3 credits)
    This course supports faculty who are interested in integrating technology with education. Course content includes the use of course management system applications, multimedia applications, and applications required for efficient and effective delivery of electronic course materials. Production and incorporation of a multimedia learning unit into a course is the capstone project for this course.


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    GRAD 7810 - Faculty Technology Leadership II

    (3 credits)
    This course builds on the skills of GRAD 7800  to support faculty interested in the creation of Webbased and Web-enhanced courses. Course content includes the use of advanced course management system applications, Web-based and Web-enhanced pedagogies and mechanics as well as principles of Web-based course design. Production of a Web-based or Web-enhanced course will be the final project for this course.


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    GRAD 7820 - Research Grant Development I

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. This course (intended exclusively for faculty members at ETSU) will provide instruction in grant writing, including the development of a long-term research agenda, the identification of funding sources for research, advance planning for grant proposals, and an introduction to writing grant proposals.


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    GRAD 7830 - Research Grant Development II

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: GRAD 7820 ; permission of instructor. This course will provide instruction (intended exclusively for faculty members at ETSU) in grant writing and revision, building upon the development of a long-term research agenda. Participants will develop communications plans for their research and a grant proposal for a funding entity.


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    GRAD 7850 - Mentoring Student Research

    (1 credit)
    Prerequisites: The purpose of this course is to provide faculty with formal instruction on serving as mentors for research students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The course will help develop faculty skills in various aspects of mentoring, including outlining strategies for recruiting and funding student research; fostering discussion on best practices for effective mentoring; presenting approaches to ensure a successful experience for the student and mentor; discussing real life mentoring problems and identifying solutions; and establishing a support group among faculty research mentors. Offered jointly by the School of Graduate Studies and the Honors College. Faculty status required; contact Honors College for registration permit.


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Health Sciences

  
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    HSCI 5029 - Supervised Research - Health Sciences

    (1-3 credits)
    This is a required course for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with research assignments. This course is designed to provide graduate assistants with supervision and training opportunities that serve to integrate their graduate assistantship assignment and graduate program or professional goals and activities. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. (fall, spring)


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    HSCI 5067 - Neurology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: Human or Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology. A basic study of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, including normal control mechanisms and some abnormalities. Laboratory work consists of a study of preserved human brains and comparison of these brains with other animals. The spinal cord and peripheral parts of the nervous system are studied using slides and models. Selected neural mechanisms are illustrated using test animals. Two hours lecture and two two-hour laboratories per week. (spring)


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    HSCI 5100 - Pathogenic Microbiology

    (2 credits)
    Prerequisites: Introductory Pathogenic Microbiology. Advanced study of the specific biochemical, pathological, and physiological mechanisms by which infectious agents produce disease. Two hours lecture per week. (spring)


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    HSCI 5101 - Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory

    (2 credits)
    Corequisites: Concurrent registration in Pathogenic Microbiology 5100. Laboratory deals with procedures used for isolation and identification of pathogenic agents. Two two-hour laboratories per week. (spring)


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    HSCI 5110 - Immunology

    (2 credits)
    Prerequisites: Introductory Immunology recommended. An advanced course in immunology dealing with the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in induction and regulation of cellular and humoral immune responses. Experimental basis of modern immunology is stressed. Two hours lecture per week. (fall)


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    HSCI 5111 - Immunology Laboratory

    (2 credits)
    Prerequisites: Immunology 5110 . Introduction to techniques used in elucidating the mechanisms of induction and regulation of immune responses and other immunological phenomena. Two two hour laboratories per week. (spring)


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    HSCI 5160 - Advanced Virology

    (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: Introductory Virology. A discussion of current areas of animal virus research with emphasis on newer research techniques. Three hours lecture per week. (fall)


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    HSCI 5607 - Bacterial Physiology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: General Microbiology and Organic Chemistry required; Biochemistry recommended. A consideration of the biochemical nature of the growth of microorganisms. Includes studies of bacterial cytology, enzymes, nutritional requirements, metabolic pathways, and genetic regulation. Laboratory includes studies of selected aspects of bacterial metabolism and physiology. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week. (spring)


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    HSCI 5747 - Mycology

    (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: General Microbiology and Organic Chemistry. A survey of the fungi with emphasis on structure, genetics, growth and nutrition, classification, ecology, and economic importance. In laboratory the fundamentals of general mycology and the procedures used for isolation and identification of fungi, including yeasts, molds, and actinomycetes, are investigated. Two hours lecture and two two-hour laboratories per week. (fall)


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    HSCI 5900 - Independent Studies

    (1-4 credits)
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department chair. Independent research on a specific problem under the supervision of a faculty member. A plan of the research must be approved in advance of registration. Candidates for M. S. degree may retake for a total of four credits. (as needed)


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    HSCI 5957 - Special Topics in Health Sciences

    (1-6 credits)
    Prerequisites: Dependent on subject matter. Selected topics in health sciences. Offered upon sufficient demand for specific subject matter. May be repeated for different topics. Consultation with the instructor is recommended before enrollment.


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    HSCI 5989 - Internship/Cooperative Education

    (1-3 credits)
    Students must clear arrangements for this course through the Cooperative Education Office prior to registration. Businesses, industries, and government agencies provide opportunities for planned and supervised work assignments. Students may alternate between periods (usually two semesters) of full-time study and employment with a cooperative education employer. Credit received carries full academic value, and students receive compensation as full-time employees. (as needed)


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    HSCI 5990 - Readings and Research

    (1-3 credits)
    Students who are not enrolled in other coursework but require the use of university facilities and/or faculty guidance for studies, research, or preparation of a prospectus MUST enroll for Readings and Research. Variable credits (1-3) of Readings and Research may also be used, as approved by student’s advisory committee in conjunction with other coursework, to document such activities as development of research and scholarly skills that would not be appropriately covered by other types of independent study. Readings and Research credits do not count toward degree requirements. Grading of Readings and Research will be either satisfactory completion (S), satisfactory progress (SP), or unsatisfactory (U).


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    HSCI 5990 - Readings and Research - Health Sciences

    (1 credit)
    Prerequisites: Permission of student’s academic advisor. Students who are not enrolled in other coursework but require the use of university facilities and/or faculty guidance for studies, research, or preparation of a prospectus MUST enroll for Readings and Research. Variable credits (1-3) of Readings and Research may also be used, as approved by student’s academic advisor in conjunction with other coursework, to document such activities as development of research and scholarly skills that would not be appropriately covered by other types of independent study. Readings and Research credits do not count toward degree requirements. Grading of Readings and Research will be either satisfactory completion (S), satisfactory progress (SP), or unsatisfactory (U).


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    HSCI 5999 - Internship/Cooperative Education

    (1-3 credits)
    Students must clear arrangements for this course through the Cooperative Education Office prior to registration. Businesses, industries, and government agencies provide opportunities for planned and supervised work assignments. Students may alternate between periods (usually two semesters) of full-time study and employment with a cooperative education employer. Credit received carries full academic value, and students receive compensation as full-time employees. (as needed)


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Health Services Management and Policy

  
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    HSMP 5019 - Supervised Teaching

    (1-2 credits)
    This is a required course for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with teaching assignments. This course is designed to provide graduate assistants with supervision and training opportunities that serve to integrate their graduate assistantship assignment and graduate program or professional goals and activities. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. (fall, spring)


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    HSMP 5020 - Philosophy of Public Health

    (1 credit)
    Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. This course serves as an introduction to public health practice. (pass/fail)


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    HSMP 5029 - Supervised Research - Health Services Management and Policy

    (1-3 credits)
    This is a required course for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with research assignments. This course is designed to provide graduate assistants with supervision and training opportunities that serve to integrate their graduate assistantship assignment and graduate program or professional goals and activities. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. (fall, spring)


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    HSMP 5039 - Supervised Experience in Administration or Service

    (1-3 credits)
    This is a required course for graduate assistants or tuition scholars with administrative or service assignments. This course is designed to provide graduate assistants with supervision and training opportunities that serve to integrate their graduate assistantship assignment and graduate program or professional goals and activities. It is offered on a P/F basis and is not counted as degree credit. (fall, spring)


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