Jun 15, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

ESCI (Earth Science)

  
  • ESCI 443L - Principles of Sedimentology Laboratory


    Laboratory experience that accompanies ESCI 443.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: ESCI 443

    Note
    Lab fee charged

    Credits: 0


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  • ESCI 451 - Earth Structures


    Nature and origin of earth structures. Analysis of structural problems. Introduction to rock mechanics and tectonics. Field Trips required. Lab component.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: ESCI 103

    Note
    Offered alternative years

    Lab fee charged

    Credit hours changed from 3 to 4 hours effective spring 2014.

    Credits: 4


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  • ESCI 461 - Invertebrate Paleontology (C)


    A systematic study of the structure and classification of selected invertebrate taxa. The course will provide a useful tool for field and laboratory work involving fossil-bearing rocks and will form a background for advanced work in paleontology or paleontological stratigraphy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: ESCI 461L

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: BIOL 485

    Credits: 4


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  • ESCI 461L - Invertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (C)


    Laboratory experiences to accompany ESCI 461.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: ESCI 461

    Note
    Lab fee charged

    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: BIOL 485L

    Credits: 0


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  • ESCI 463 - Vertebrate Paleontology


    The origin, diversity, and osteology of vertebrate animals in Earth history as documented in the fossil record, including fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite:  BIOL 101 or ESCI 103 Course corequisite:  ESCI 463L

    Cross-listed: BIOL 486

    Credits: 4


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  • ESCI 463L - Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory


    Lab component to accompany ESCI 463.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: ESCI 463

    Note
    Lab fee charged

    Cross-listed: BIOL 486L

    Credits: 0


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  • ESCI 473 - Fundamentals of Hydrogeology


    Designed to give a basic knowledge of hydrology, geology and hydrogeologic factors controlling occurrence, movement and use of groundwater. Case studies from South Dakota are incorporated into the content of the course to facilitate the understanding of hydrologic concepts.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ESCI 101 and MATH 102; or Instructor consent.

    Credits: 3


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  • ESCI 488 - Independent Research in Earth Science


    Qualified students may undertake experimental studies on selected topics under active supervision of senior faculty.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent

    Course may be repeated up to a total of credits allowed.

    Credits: 1-5


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  • ESCI 491 - Independent Study in Earth Sciences (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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  • ESCI 492 - Topics in Earth Sciences (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

     

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-4


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  • ESCI 494 - Internship in Earth Sciences (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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  • ESCI 495 - Practicum: Capstone Project in Earth Science (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    Individual research and departmental presentation by graduating seniors in Earth Science. The topic is to be chosen by the student and approved by the instructor.
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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ECON (Economics)

  
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics (C) [SGR #3]


    Principles of Microeconomics studies basic economic concepts as they relate to consumer, worker, and business decisions. Emphasis is given to satisfaction maximizing behavior by individuals and profit maximization by firms. Market structures are thoroughly analyzed regarding their effect on price, output, and competitiveness.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #3  

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics (C) [SGR #3]


    Principles of Macroeconomics considers the economy as a whole, how its sectors interact, and how monetary and fiscal policy can influence output, inflation, interest rates, unemployment, poverty, debt, and other factors.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #3 

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites ECON 201

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 301 - Intermediate Microeconomics (C)


    Intermediate Microeconomics examines more advanced microeconomic theory, then applies it to consumers’ and businesses’ consumption, pricing, and output decisions in various types of markets.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202; and MATH 121 or 123 or 125 or 225

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics (C)


    Intermediate Macroeconomics examines more advanced macroeconomic theories, then uses them to understand the determinants of national output, prices, interest rates, and employment under various conditions, and to evaluate effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policies.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 330 - Money and Banking (C)


    Money and Banking examines the historical development of money, the bank system, and the federal reserve in the United States. The course studies interest rate determination and how monetary policy affects rates and the economy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 403 - History of Economic Thought (C)


    History of Economic Thought surveys the historical development of economic theory from ancient to modern times. The writings of Aristotle, Adam Smith, Marx, and Marshall provide part of the diverse menu of economic thought.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 404 - American Economic History (C)


    American Economic History surveys the economic development of the United States, with special attention given to the effects of political, social, and economic conditions.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 405 - Comparative Economic Systems (C)


    Comparative Economic Systems studies the characteristics of modern economic systems and the significant thought and experience that have influenced their emergence and development. It uses the U.S. as a benchmark for comparing developed and developing economies in terms of output per capita, social welfare, income distribution, and other conditions.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ECON 410 - Economic Growth & Development


    Economic Growth and Development surveys the major economic and non-economic problems of developing nations. Consideration is given to national and international policies for economic development.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 421 - Econometrics


    Econometrics is a study of the application of statistical and mathematical methods to the analysis of economic data. Application of econometric analysis to real-world data is emphasized.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202; and BADM 220 or STAT 281 or MATH 281; and MATH 121 or 123 or higher

    Note
    Registration restriction: Junior or Senior Standing

    Cross-listed: STAT 421

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 432 - Economics of State & Local Government


    Economics of State and Local Governments involves a study of the problems and policies of raising and spending revenue by sub-national governments. The scope is broad enough to include not only the tax sources of states, counties, municipalities, and school districts but borrowing and grants-in-aid as well. In addition, the major expenditures of these governments are analyzed.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 433 - Public Finance (C)


    Public Finance focuses on the role of the public sector in the United States economy. It uses economic analysis to examine when government intervention in a market economy might be justified and to evaluate public spending and taxes.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 441 - International Trade (C)


    International Trade studies the basis of international trade, investment, migration, and regional integration, and considers contemporary international economic problems and policies.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 445 - International Macroeconomics


    International Macroeconomics covers models of international macroeconomics and exchange rates. Students will analyze the implications of international macroeconomic policy on the well-being of the global economy as well as the economies of individual countries including such variables as GDP, unemployment, the trade balance and inflation.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: ECON 201 (Principles of Microeconomics) and ECON 202 (Principles of Macroeconomics) or ECON 580 (Foundations of Economics) or equivalent. May be waived with instructor permission.

    Note
    New course as of Fall 2013.
    Dual listed ECON 545

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 450 - Industrial Organization (C)


    Industrial organization studies how different industry structures influence firm performance and business practices, and how government policies affect competitiveness and the economy.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 451 - Economics for Managers


    Economics for Managers involves the application of microeconomic theory to business decision-making.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202; and MATH 121 or 123

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 465 - Game Theory


    Game Theory is the study of strategic interaction, characterized by situations in which everyone’s well-being is dependent on each agent’s actions. Normal and extensive form games are analyzed and the Nash and subgame perfect equilibrium concepts are introduced. Applications to oligopolistic competition are emphasized.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 472 - Resource & Environmental Economics (C)


    Resource and Environmental Economics surveys the allocation and conservation of natural resources from a perspective of optimal use and sustainability. Emphasis is placed on environmental economics including the problems of pollution, population, and economic growth. Methods for evaluating projects and programs are considered.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 482 - Labor Economics (C)


    Labor Economics studies the functioning of labor markets. Topics include the theory of labor supply, unions, discrimination, and the government role in labor markets.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ECON 488 - International Business and Economic Studies


    International Business and Economic Studies is a study tour, lasting about one month, of at least four European countries. Students will attend daily briefings at businesses, labor unions, government agencies and international institutions to learn about the importance of international business and economics to South Dakota and to their careers.

    Credits: 1-6


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  • ECON 490 - Seminar (C)


    A highly focused and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media such as Internet and are at the upper division or graduate levels. Enrollment is generally limited to fewer than 20 students.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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  • ECON 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent, Business or economics majors only

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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  • ECON 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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  • ECON 494 - Internship (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    Registration Restriction: Economics majors in good standing who have completed junior level coursework

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-6


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  • ECON 498 - Undergraduate Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes Senior Project, and Capstone Experience. Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 0-12


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EDER (Educational Evaluation and Research

  
  • EDER 415 - Educational Assessment (C)


    A study of educational measurements covering both the elementary and secondary fields.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2


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EDFN (Educational Foundations)

  
  • EDFN 101 - Exploring Teaching and Learning


    Course is designed to engage students in their college experience and orient them to selected theories and components of teaching and learning that lead to student success. Through readings, discussions, reflective writing, class activities, and interactions with K-12 learners, students will study a specific topic and practice these skills.

    Note
    New course as of summer 2013.

    Credits: 1


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  • EDFN 338 - Foundations of American Education (C)


    A survey of the goals, history, organization, and philosophy of pre-K-12 American education, with emphasis on teaching as a profession, contemporary issues and practices, legal and ethical responsibilities, and attributes of effective teachers.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-2


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  • EDFN 365 - Computer-Based Technology & Learning (C)


    Prepares students to integrate computers into the curriculum by exploring the evolving uses and expectations of technology as a teaching and learning tool. Course objectives based on ISTE standards.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • EDFN 395 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid.  Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study.  A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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  • EDFN 438 - Bridging Theory and Practice


    This course is designed to help students create and explore the various links between their theoretical and methodological coursework. The course helps students reflect on what they are doing and why, and, what they could/should be doing and why in their residency contexts.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Registration restriction: Must be taken during student teaching.

    Credits: 3


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  • EDFN 440 - Classroom Management (C)


    This course is designed to explore the principles and practices of effective classroom management. It also examines methods of establishing a safe, orderly, and equitable learning environment that fosters positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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  • EDFN 475 - Human Relations (C)


    Focuses on characteristics, contributions, and strengths of a pluralistic society; various cultural perspectives and specific information about cultures; the dehumanizing impact of biases and negative stereotypes; and the human relations approach to teaching.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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EPSY (Educational Psychology)

  
  • EPSY 200 - Child/Adolescent Development and Learning


    A study of the physical, language, cognitive, and social/emotional growth and development of the child from birth to young adult with special emphasis on the principles and theories that apply to the nature of learners and the learning process.

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 210 - Lifespan Development (C) [SGR #3]


    Study of the changes that take place during an individual’s life, from conception until death. Emphases placed on theory, psychosocial, biosocial, and cognitive development.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #3 

    Note
    Currently taught as EPSY 210 at USD and DSU and HDFS 210 at SDSU.

    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 302 - Educational Psychology (C)


    A comprehensive study of the fundamental psychological facts, principles and theories that apply to the nature of the learner and the learning process.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • EPSY 322 - Ecology of Child and Adolescent Development


    This course will provide students with an introduction to a systems view of human development, understood as the ecology of human development. This model portrays child and adolescent development in the global environments in which human beings live. Students will apply ecological theories toward an understanding of child and adolescent development across borders of discipline and geography.

    Note
    New Fall 2013.

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 328 - Child and Adolescent Development


    A study of the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional growth and development of children and adolescents from birth to age 21 in the contexts of family, school, peer group, and community.

    Credits: 2-3 (2 required)


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  • EPSY 333 - The Science of Love


    Students will explore the nature and psychology of love in our important relationships: both parent-child and romantic. Three general areas are explored, including (1) Why the nature of a child’s tie to her parents is critical to adaptation from cradle to grave; (2) How culture and biology interact to inform variations in mate selection and sexual bonding; and (3) What biological and cultural mechanisms are responsible for transmitting individual expectations for love from our parent relationships to our sexual relationships and then to our own children.

    Note
    New as of Fall 2013.

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 422 - Psychology of Adolescence (C)


    A study of the behavior and development of middle and secondary level students.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 427 - Child Growth and Development


    A study of the physical, language, cognitive, and social/emotional growth and development of the child from birth to young adult in the contexts of family, school, peer and community.

    Note
    Changed from 3 cr to 2-3 credit hours Fall 2011.
    Changed from 2-3 credit hours to 3 cr Fall 2013.

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 428 - Child and Adolescent Development (C)


    An overview of human physiological, psychological, and social changes occurring from birth throughout adolescence with emphasis on the developmental characteristics of elementary, middle, and secondary level learners.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • EPSY 440 - Development Through the School Years


    This course will introduce the student to developmental theories and issues that are applicable to children throughout their public school years. Normative and atypical patterns of developing in all areas (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) will be covered. Biological factors as well as environmental and socio-cultural influences will be investigated. Educational and social program implications will be explored.

    Credits: 3


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  • EPSY 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems, and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Instructor consent

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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ELED (Elementary Education)

  
  • ELED 121 - Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers


    Selected content, materials and laboratory procedures in the physical sciences including physics and related chemistry and earth science for elementary majors.

    Credits: 2


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  • ELED 121L - Physical Science Lab


    This lab course is designed to accompany ELED 121 Physical Science for Elementary Teachers focusing on the concepts, equipment, and techniques relevant to application of the principles of physical science.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    ELED 121 is either a pre-requisite or a co-requisite.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 162 - Geography and World History for Elementary Teachers


    This course addresses the relative classroom methodologies, content knowledge, and curriculum design and assessment for teaching geography and World History in K-8 classrooms. This includes the adaptation of the Five Themes of Geography and World Cultures/History to the expanding horizons social studies model; physical and human geography; issues of environmental stewardship; and cultural diversity.

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 296 - Field Experience (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study established between the student, instructor and field experience supervisor. Due to the presence of a field experience supervisor, a lower level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case in an internship or practicum course.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 311 - Introduction to Early Childhood


    Provides understanding of early childhood education today. Covers many kinds of early education programs, research, developmental theories, teaching young children and basic philosophy underlying early childhood education.

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 320 - K-8 Science Methods (C)


    Students develop an understanding of the tools of inquiry of K-8 science; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and state and national curriculum standards appropriate to K-8 science; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 science; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ELED 330 - K-8 Math Methods (C)


    Students develop an understanding of the tools of inquiry of K-8 math; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and state and national curriculum standards appropriate to K-8 math; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 math; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ELED 331 - K-8 Math Methods Seminar I


    Students develop and practice an understanding of the tools of: inquiry of K-8 math; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional moves, strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) appropriate to K-8 math; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 math; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences. Content in this course will parallel content in Math Concepts I.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Students will take this course concurrently or after successful completion of Math Concepts I (MATH 341).

    Credits: 2


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  • ELED 342 - Grammar for Teachers (K-8)


    This course is designed to enhance a student’s understanding and competency in the use of grammar in K-8 grades.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 343 - Technology in Literacy & Language (P-8)


    This course is designed to include a variety of instructional strategies based on knowledge of subject matter and technology. Students will be introduced to the uses of technology in literacy and language arts in preschool through 8th grade.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 344 - Integrated Literacy I K-8


    This course integrates reading and language arts methods, demonstrating how these subjects are related in the K-8 classroom. Literacy development, the basic elements of language arts and reading instruction are major components. Students must be admitted into the teacher education program prior to enrollment in this course.

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 345 - Integrated Literacy II K-8


     

    This course will further integrate reading methods and language arts methods, demonstrating how these subjects are related in the K-8 classroom. This will also include use of children’s literature and informational text as common text structures for reading and writing.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite requirement: Students must have successfully completed ELED 344 with a grade of C or better prior to enrollment in this course.

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 352 - Understanding Reading Process I


    This course is designed to introduce students to the reading processes that affect literacy acquisition. Focus will be given to the role of language in learning to read, to the social constructive processes that influence reading acquisition, and to how perceptual and cognitive processes interact in children’s literacy.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 360 - K-8 Social Science Methods (C)


    Students develop an understanding of the tools of inquiry of K-8 social studies; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and state and national curriculum standards appropriate to K-8 social studies; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 social studies; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2


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  • ELED 394 - Internship (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than in the case with field experience courses.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-2


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  • ELED 395 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 412 - Kindergarten Education (C)


    An overview of the principles and philosophy of kindergarten education as it relates to curriculum planning and the development of activities and materials. Course utilizes NAEYC curriculum standards.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 413 - Early Childhood Curriculum (C)


    The materials and methods employed with young children in early childhood education programs with emphasis on developmentally appropriate practices.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 422 - Science/Math Technology (K-8) (C)


    Methods of integrating the teaching of science and mathematics through the use of technology.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 431 - Classroom Management


    This course is designed to explore the principles and practices of effective classroom management. It also examines methods of establishing a safe, orderly, and equitable learning environment that fosters positive social interaction, active engagement in learning and self-motivation.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 432 - K-8 Math Seminar II


    Students develop an understanding of the tools of: inquiry of K-8 math; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional moves, strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) appropriate to K-8 math; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 math; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences. Students will take this course concurrently or after successful completion of Math Concepts II.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 433 - Professional and Ethical Issues


    Course provides skill building in strategies necessary for applying integration of content, work sample/unit development, and dealing with professional and ethical issues in the elementary school.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course corequisite: ELED 394

    Note
    Registration restriction: Admission to Teacher Education

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 440 - K-8 Language Arts Methods (C)


    Students develop an understanding of the tools of inquiry of K-8 language arts, integrating reading, writing, speaking and listening, the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and state and national curriculum standards appropriate to K-8 language arts; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 language arts; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ELED 450 - K-8 Reading Methods (C)


    Students develop an understanding of the research and tools of inquiry of K-8 reading; the ability to design, deliver, and evaluate a variety of instructional strategies and processes that incorporate learning resources, materials, technologies, and state and national curriculum standards appropriate to K-8 reading; the ability to assess student learning in K-8 reading; and to apply these knowledge, skills, and attitudes to real life situations and experiences.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ELED 453 - Understanding Reading Process II


    This course is designed to expand understanding of reading processes by introducing students to perceptual and cognitive processes associated with low progress children. The focus will be the role of phonological awareness, perception, and cognitive processes in literacy learning of low progress readers.

    Credits: 1


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  • ELED 459 - Introduction to Literacy Assessment and Remediation (C)


    This introductory course to remedial reading will present material relative to the factors of disability, principles and techniques of group and individual assessment and techniques and materials for remediation.

    Note
    Registration restriction: Admission to Teacher Education
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-3


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  • ELED 462 - Teaching English as a New Language (C)


    This course is designed to introduce and prepare students to teach new English language learners in diverse classrooms. This course focuses on curriculum, instruction, and assessment methods for teaching English as a new language to multicultural students in rural and urban settings.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: SEED 462

    Credits: 2


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  • ELED 464 - Linguistics and Language Acquisition for P-12 ELL Teachers


    This course will introduce the key components of language including phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics and develop a basic understanding of language acquisition for P-12 students learning English as a new language.

     

    Cross-listed: SEED 464

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 466 - P-12 Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment for ELL


    Students will learn current research-based methods of instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment for P-12 English Language Learners. This course is designed to fulfill state requirements for the ELL endorsement.

     

    Cross-listed: SEED 466

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 470 - P-12 Reading Methods for English Languages Learners


    Students will learn current research-based methods of reading instruction, curriculum development, and assessment for P-12 English Language Learners. This course is designed to fulfill state requirements for the ELL endorsement.

     

    Cross-listed: SEED 470

    Credits: 3


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  • ELED 488 - K-8 Student Teaching (C)


    Students preparing for teaching in the elementary school will observe, participate, and teach under the supervision of the regular classroom teacher in an approved elementary school.

    Note
    An additional mandatory fee applies to this course

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2-16


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  • ELED 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Student complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-6


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  • ELED 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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  • ELED 493 - Workshop (C)


    Special, intense sessions in specific topic areas. Approximately 45 hours of work is required for each hour of credit. Workshops may vary in time range but typically use a compressed time period for delivery. They may include lectures, conferences, committee work, and group activity.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-4


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  • ELED 495 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-12


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  • ELED 498 - Undergrad Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes senior project, and capstone experience. Independent research problems/project or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty/member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 0-12


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ENGL (English)

  
  • ENGL 001 - College Reading & Writing


    Review of reading comprehension, grammar, and editing skills for students preparing to take the sophomore proficiency examination.

    Note
    Does not count toward graduation

    Credits: 1


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  • ENGL 003 - English Second Language-Grm Rev Int Comp (C)


    Conversation, listening and reading comprehension, vocabulary and idioms, grammar review and intermediate composition.

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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  • ENGL 013 - English Second Language-Comp Str Adv Comp (C)


    Conversation, listening and reading comprehension, vocabulary and idioms, more complex structural patterns, and advanced composition.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite:  ENGL 003 or placement

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 3


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  • ENGL 023 - ESL-Listening/Reading/Grammar/Composition


    A multi-skills course preliminary to Engl 003 and English 013. Reading and listening comprehension, vocabulary building, pronunciation, grammar and sentence structure, and formal and informal written and spoken English. A major focus will be written and oral responses to written and oral sources.

    Credits: 1-6


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  • ENGL 032 - Basic Writing (C)


    Intensive work in grammar and usage, punctuation, and paragraph development.

    Note
    Does not count toward graduation

    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 2


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  • ENGL 033 - Basic Writing (C)


    Intensive work in grammar and usage, punctuation, and paragraph development.

    Note
    Does not count toward graduation
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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  • ENGL 092 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-5


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  • ENGL 095 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    (C) denotes Common Course

    Credits: 1-5


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