Mar 03, 2024  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Epidemiology

  
  
  
  
  • 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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Finance

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  • 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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French

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Geography

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  • 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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Geology

  
  
  
  • 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

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  • 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 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 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

  
  
  
  
  
  

GRAD

  
  • 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 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

  
  
  • 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 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 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

  
  
  
  • 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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