Jul 19, 2024  
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

Accounting

  
  • ACCT 2103 - Introduction to Financial Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An introductory course in financial accounting that utilizes a decision approach for both management and external users. Topics include income measurement, asset and liability determination, financial statement preparation, accounting systems, internal controls, ethics, corporate accounting, and analysis of financial statements.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  • ACCT 2203 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An introductory course in managerial accounting that emphasizes the decision making needs of internal management to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include cost behavior, management accounting systems, selecting relevant information, decision making, budgeting, responsibility accounting, capital budgeting, break-even analysis, activity-based costing, and financial statement analysis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2103 Introduction to Financial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3003 - Income Tax Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An introduction to federal and state income tax laws and regulations including taxable and nontaxable income, deductions, credits, types of entities, ethics, tax research and tax planning.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3013 - Payroll and Employee Benefits Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Covers a wide spectrum of basic payroll accounting and employment topics pertaining to large and small employers. Topics include federal and state employment taxes, cafeteria plans, group health plans, COBRA requirements, Fair Labor Standards Act, worker’s compensation issues, pension plans, contract labor, and employee leasing.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  • ACCT 3123 - Contemporary Business Analysis


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Accounting information used by managers of various organizations for decision-making purposes. Relationships between components of financial statements, as well as special-purpose reports designed to provide relevant information for managerial decisions. Includes consideration of corporate income tax provisions and their role in strategic planning.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
    Note: Not available as Accounting or Finance elective.
  
  • ACCT 3203 - Cost Accounting I


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An introduction to cost accounting concepts and practices, as applied to manufacturing, merchandising, and service-oriented organizations. Topics include cost behavior analysis, job order costing, activity-based costing, budgeting, variance analysis, absorption costing, and variable costing.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3303 - Intermediate Accounting I


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: A review of the accounting cycle and advanced work in the areas of cash, temporary investments, receivables, inventories, current liabilities, operational assets, and revenue recognition.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3313 - Accounting Information Systems


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Design of systems to process and report accounting information for purposes of assisting management in the decision-making process, reporting considerations, and strengthening internal controls. Practice in using accounting software.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3343 - Accounting Software


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An introduction to the use of accounting computer packages. Microcomputers will be the vehicle of study. Accounting computer packages will be used to study accounting systems including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, payroll and inventory control.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2103 Introduction to Financial Accounting and IS 3063 Principles of Information Systems with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3353 - Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Accounting for governmental and not-for-profit entities. Emphasis on state and local government accounting.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  • ACCT 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  • ACCT 3403 - Intermediate Accounting II


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Continuation of Accounting 3303 to include noncurrent liabilities, stockholders’ equity accounts, the statement of cash flows, investments in stocks and bonds, and various analyses of financial data.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3303 Intermediate Accounting I with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 3423 - Fundamentals of Enterprise Resource Planning


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Students complete exercises in an ERP environment to allow students to follow and understand how the financial and accounting information is used to support the overall decision-making process. An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is an integrated computer-based application that helps manage business functions.  This course covers ERP theory and practice, the evolution of ERP systems, and the implementation of ERP systems

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: IS 3423.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ACCT 3423 and IS 3423.
  
  • ACCT 3500 - Selected Topics in Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Designed to meet the needs and interests of students and the community. Topics may vary to include such subjects as tax practice management, managerial accounting methods, and current issues in taxation.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: May be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
  • ACCT 3600 - Accounting Tax Practicum


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Students learn practical application of accounting and tax concepts in a service learning environment.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3003 Income Tax Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: Not available as an Accounting elective. Students may take ACCT 3600 more than once, but not more than three credit hours will apply to the major.
  
  • ACCT 4003 - Advanced Income Tax Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Taxation of corporations, partnerships, and fiduciaries, estate tax laws, payroll taxes, corporate reorganizations, liquidations, business ethics, tax research and tax planning.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3003 Income Tax Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4103 - Petroleum Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Financial and tax accounting principles, practices, policies and procedures used by oil and gas producers.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3003 Income Tax Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4130 - Contemporary Studies in Accounting


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Designed to vary with the needs of students. Topics may vary to include current issues in accounting, incorporating a closely held business, computer applications for accounting systems, and audit systems designs and techniques.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Junior standing or above and instructor permission.
    Note: May be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
  • ACCT 4193 - Financial Statement Analysis


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An in-depth study of financial statement analysis utilizing an analytic framework and statistical tools to measure risk and predict firm performance. Computer modeling skills and techniques are developed to analyze financial or business strategies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: FIN 3213 Principles of Finance and (ACCT 3303 Intermediate Accounting I or FIN 4183 Managerial Finance) with a minimum grade of C.
    Cross-listed: FIN 4193.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ACCT 4193 and FIN 4193.
  
  • ACCT 4203 - Cost Accounting II


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Continuation of Accounting 3203 to include cost allocation methods, joint product and by-product costing, variance and profitability analysis, process costing, back flush costing, inventory management, just-in-time, capital budgeting, input yield and mix variances, and transfer pricing.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3203 Cost Accounting I with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4223 - Retirement and Employee Benefit Planning


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: In this course students apply retirement planning and employee benefits in personal financial planning. This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts of the ethical considerations, Social Security, and Medicare benefits, retirement plan types, qualified plan characteristics, distributions and distributions options, group insurance benefits, other employee benefits, and analysis of retirement factors.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: FIN 3213 Principles of Finance with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4313 - Applied Accounting Technology


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: The design and operation of contemporary accounting systems used to process and report accounting information. A variety of information technologies are presented with emphasis on database technologies. Control concepts and reporting responsibilities are also studied.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting and IS 1003 Computers in Modern Society with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4323 - Estate Planning


    CIP Code: 520304

     

    Description: In this course students apply estate planning in personal financial planning. This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts of the fundamentals of estate planning, estate planning considerations and constraints, tools and techniques for general estate planning, and the tools and techniques for special estate planning situations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3003 Income Tax Accounting with a minimum grade of C.
    Cross-listed: FIN 4323.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ACCT 4323 and FIN 4323.

  
  • ACCT 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
  • ACCT 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
  • ACCT 4403 - Advanced Accounting I


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Theory and problems of accounting for transactions involving consolidated statements, partnerships, insolvency, foreign operations, governmental, and not-for-profit.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3403 Intermediate Accounting II with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
  
  • ACCT 4413 - Advanced Accounting II


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: A study of accounting for pensions, leases, changing prices, foreign operations, non-profit operations, and current FASB statements and interpretations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3403 Intermediate Accounting II with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
  
  • ACCT 4423 - Enterprise Resource Planning Applications/Development


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a complex information system impacting large numbers of people, both inside and outside an organization.  Proper ERP development and implementation is an important factor in the success of organizations in a global economy.  This course covers ERP theory and practice.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT/IS 3423 Fundamentals of Enterprise Resource Planning.
  
  • ACCT 4503 - Auditing


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: A study of audit concepts and procedures including sampling for attributes, substantive testing, internal controls, audit work papers, professional ethics, quality of evidence and audit reports.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 3313 Accounting Information Systems, ACCT 3403 Intermediate Accounting II, and BADM 3933 Business Statistics with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4513 - Auditing II


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Continuation of Accounting 4503 to include advanced preparation for auditors and C.P.A. applicants. Development and completion of the audit to include: internal auditing, risk management and control, and ethics. Coverage will incorporate the latest regulations governing the field of internal auditing and control.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACCT 4503 Auditing with a minimum grade of C.
  
  • ACCT 4950 - Accounting Internship


    CIP Code: 520301

    Description: Work in an approved position related to public, private, or governmental accounting. Consists of applying knowledge gained while working toward a degree.

    Credit Hours: 3 or 6
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Junior standing or above and Department Chair permission.
    Note: Not available as an Accounting elective. May be repeated for credit.

Accounting and Financial Analysis

  
  • ACFN 5003 - Accounting and Finance Analysis Seminar I


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: Foundation course integrating and applying the basic principles of accounting and financial analysis. Topics include the financial reporting model, entity valuation theory, revenue and expense recognition, asset and liability measurement, equity reporting, executive compensation, and financial statement disclosure analysis. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5103 - Accounting Theory Seminar


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of the theoretical foundations of financial reporting, including current accounting practices and theories. Topics include generally accepted accounting principles, authoritative pronouncements, measurement of assets and liabilities, efficient market issues, and global accounting practices. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5133 - Computer Modeling in Accounting and Financial Analysis


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of advanced spreadsheet and database techniques for decision analysis in accounting and financial analysis. Topics include Visual Basic for Applications, XBRL, probabilistic simulation of accounting and financial analysis problems, and relational database structures. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5143 - Quantitative Methods in Accounting and Financial Analysis


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of the foundational quantitative techniques applicable to accounting and financial analysis.  Topics include probability theory, hypothesis testing, decision analysis, linear programming, and project management. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5163 - Controllership


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: Controllership provides a study of management planning and control in functional and divisional organizations, responsibility accounting, and performance measurement. Topics include budgeting, transfer pricing, out-source decisions, activity based accounting systems, and vendor inventory monitoring systems. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5173 - Advanced Cost Accounting and Decision Theory


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of specialized topics in product and service costing along with concepts and applications pertaining to the analysis of complex decisions.  Topics include advanced cost-volume-profit techniques, forecasting, linear programming, network analysis, decision tree analysis, simulation analysis, queuing theory, and Markov processes. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACFN 5163 Controllership. 
    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5193 - Taxation and Business Strategy


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of business taxation, opportunities for tax planning and methods of minimizing taxation including the formation of taxable entities, operating and liquidation stages. Topics include entity selection, methods of capitalization, tax accounting methods, deferred compensation plans, taxation of corporations and shareholders, and tax research. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5233 - Accounting and Financial Information Systems


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of the planning, design, and implementation of accounting and financial information systems.  Topics include: relational database structures; transaction and reporting cycles; internal controls, fraud prevention, and ethical issues; enterprise resource planning systems; and systems development. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5243 - Auditing and Attestation


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of concepts and practices of auditing and attestation.  Topics include auditing and attestation standards, professional ethics, substantive testing, control testing, analytical procedures, computerized methods for extracting and analyzing audit data, and audit reporting. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ACFN 5233 Accounting and Financial Information Systems.
    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5263 - Financial Statement Analysis


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: The course investigates the information content of financial statements included in corporate reports and announcements. Topics include methods of measuring income, assets, liabilities, liquidity, solvency, return on assets and equity interest, and forecasting financial statement balances and cash flows. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5293 - Investment Analysis and Portfolio Theory


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of the development and implementation of sound investment strategies. Emphasis is placed on security analysis techniques, evaluation of various types of securities and their associated risks, and the operation of securities markets. Special attention is paid to portfolio construction and management. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5303 - Derivative Securities: Analysis and Accounting


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: An advanced study of the characteristics of and accounting for derivative securities including call options, put options, future and forward contracts, and swaps. Additional topics include risk analysis, hedging, arbitrage, and financial engineering to achieve financial objectives. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5313 - Fixed Income Analysis


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: A study of concepts and applications pertaining to the valuation of simple and complex fixed income investments.  Topics include: features and risks associated with fixed income investments; yield measures, spots rates, and forward rates; duration and convexity; valuing bonds with embedded options; valuing mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, valuing interest rate derivative instruments; and general principles of credit analysis. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC
  
  • ACFN 5403 - Oil and Gas Accounting


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: Students will learn methods used to account for oil and gas exploration, production, and sales.  Students will examine the full cost and successful efforts methods, accounting for production and sales, joint interest accounting, taxation of oil and gas, and SEC reporting. 

    Credit Hours: 3

     
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC

  
  • ACFN 5610 - Special Topics in Accounting and Financial Analysis


    CIP Code: 520304

    Description: This course involves the study of an accounting and financial analysis topic of current or special interest.  The purpose of this course is to take advantage of  a one-time class opportunity such as a visiting professor or as a platform for development of new courses and electives. Courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of nine credit hours. 

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program.
    Note: UC

American Indian Studies

  
  • AIS 1113 - Elementary Cherokee I#


    CIP Code: 161001

    Description: Development of listening, pronunciation, speaking skills, and socio-linguistics/culture of the Cherokees.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 1113.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 1113 and CHER 1113.
  
  • AIS 1123 - Elementary Cherokee II#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Continuation of listening, pronunciation, speaking skills, and socio-linguistics/culture of the Cherokees.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: AIS 1113 or CHER 1113 Elementary Cherokee I.
    Co-requisite: AIS 1323 or CHER 1323 Conversational Cherokee.
    Cross-listed: CHER 1123.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 1123 and CHER 1123.
  
  • AIS 1323 - Conversational Cherokee #


    CIP Code: 161001

    Description: Practice of listening, pronunciation, speaking skills, within everyday contexts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: AIS 1113 or CHER 1113 Elementary Cherokee I. 
    Co-requisite: AIS 1123 or CHER 1123 Elementary Cherokee II.
    Cross-listed: CHER 1323.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 1323 and CHER 1323.
  
  • AIS 2033 - Native American Art#


    CIP Code: 500701

    Description: Introduction to some of the prehistoric and historic artistic traditions (in a multitude of media) of various North American cultural regions, including the Southeast, the Pueblo Southwest, California, the Northwest Coast, the Far North, and the Plains. Slide lecture and discussion.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ART 2033.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 2033 and ART 2033.
  
  • AIS 2223 - Introduction to American Indian Studies #


    CIP Code: 450201

    Description: Course provides a general introductory overview of Native Americans within the fields of history, anthropology, literature, and political science. Introduces students to the diverse perspectives concerning Native Americans, and promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding American Indian cultures and histories.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 2223.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 2223 and ANTH 2223.
  
  • AIS 2523 - Oklahoma History and Government#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Explorations; Indian treaties; coming of the white men; territorial days and development since statehood; constitution and government of Oklahoma.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HIST 2523.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 2523 and HIST 2523.
  
  • AIS 3013 - Native American Arts and Crafts#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Study of and projects in traditional Native American Arts and Crafts. Utilizing appropriate techniques and materials.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ART 3013.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3013 and ART 3013.
  
  • AIS 3123 - Cultural Anthropology #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to the major theories and methods in cultural anthropology. An emphasis on non-Western cultures, in particular, American Indian cultures, is provided in a framework enabling students to compare cross-cultural phenomena to Western society. Topics include: an introduction to ethnography and fieldwork; language systems; subsistence and economic systems; marriage and the family; organization; religion and magic; applied and medical anthropology; culture change; anthropology in the modern world.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 3123, SOC 3123.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 3123, ANTH 3123, SOC 3123.
  
  • AIS 3313 - Native American Criminal Justice #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An examination of the major components of the Native American Criminal Justice System including historical and social perspectives, the roles and functions of various agencies, and the processes involved in the administration of American Indian Law.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CR J 3313.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3313 and CR J 3313.
  
  • AIS 3323 - Cherokee Lifeways #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Students gain general knowledge of Cherokee lifeways (iyunadvnelidasdi, ᎢᏳᎾᏛᏁᎵᏓᏍᏗ) including worldview, value systems, spiritual teachings, and philosophy. Materials in this course are influenced by the traditional teachings of respected elders and the Cherokee Personhood Matrix. Will include some Cherokee language.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 3323.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3323 and CHER 3323.
  
  • AIS 3343 - Food Systems and Well Being #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Utilizing a systems-perspective, students learn food and nutrition considerations for holistic health and well-being within an Indigenous context, including topic areas such as traditional food systems and food sovereignty.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  • AIS 3363 - Indigenous Knowledge Systems #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Students learn the knowledge systems (including teaching, learning, and innovations) of the Cherokee and other Indigenous peoples, as well as the opportunities and challenges related to relevant aspects of community-based education and cultural continuance. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 3363.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3363 and CHER 3363.
  
  • AIS 3453 - Ethnology of the American Indian #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Course provides exposure to the cultural and linguistic diversity of Native North America, focusing on the ten culture areas of North America, and the similarities and differences of the American Indian peoples who continue to live in these areas. Emphasis is placed on modes of subsistence, kinship, and belief systems of the inhabitants of each culture area.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 3453, SOC 3453.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 3453, ANTH 3453, SOC 3453.
  
  • AIS 3723 - Native American History #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Students will identify and contextualize significant historical transformations of diverse Indigenous identities and communities in lands now considered part of the United States from the pre-Columbian to the contemporary period. They will articulate the impact of contact with non-Indigenous people and colonial and United States governments and practice historical thinking skills.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HIST 3723.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3723 and HIST 3723.
  
  • AIS 3733 - History of Native American Women #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Students compare diverse historical experiences, perspectives, roles, and contributions of Indigenous women in North America since time immemorial to the present.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Cross-listed: HIST 3733 History of Native American Women.
  
  • AIS 3813 - Current Issues in Language Revitalization #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Examination of the situation of language endangerment in different parts of the world. Topics include language policies, language revitalization efforts, and language planning. Emphasis on policies affecting Cherokee language and education. Course will explore factors in influencing language maintenance, loss and revival, and the goals of different approaches to language revitalization. May be conducted in Cherokee.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 3813.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3813 and CHER 3813.
  
  • AIS 3820 - Special Topics #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This is a series of courses in special areas of Cherokee Language and/or Cultural Studies.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 3820.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours. Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3820 and CHER 3820 with the same topic.
  
  • AIS 4043 - Special Topics


    CIP Code:

    Description: Designed to explore social work and social welfare issues in greater depth, in a formal academic setting, than is possible in other structured courses offered in social work.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: SOWK 4043.
    Note: May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of nine credit hours. Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4043 and SOWK 4043 with the same topic.
  
  • AIS 4123 - Cherokee Legal History #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The study of Cherokee history examining the divergent development of the Eastern and Western Cherokees. Topics include: social and political foundations, development of constitutional government, dissolution and revitalization of the Cherokee Nation in the 20th century, and legal issues. May be conducted in Cherokee.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 4123.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4123 and CHER 4123.
  
  • AIS 4133 - Field Methods in Ethnology #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Designed to complement AIS 3453, Ethnology of the American Indian, but may be taken separately. Field work in the study of living Indian groups. Techniques of gathering and processing of data on daily life, family structure, and worldview of selected American Indian groups.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4133, SOC 4133.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4133, ANTH 4133, SOC 4133.
  
  • AIS 4143 - American Indians Today #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Current social issues affecting Native American peoples are linked to their unique Constitutional relationship to the U.S. Federal Government. Using the ethno-historic method, this class links current Indian issues to Native American history, through an examination of Indian-white relations since Colonial times. Sovereignty and wardship are recurrent themes developed in the class.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4143, SOC 4143.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4143, ANTH 4143, SOC 4143. GC
  
  • AIS 4153 - Archaeology of North America #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The archaeology of native North America, with emphasis on major phases of prehistory, from passage across the Bering Straits theory, to early protohistoric horizons. Emphasis on material culture and life ways through ethnographic analogy. The course begins with the history of American archaeology. Topics include: introduction to archaeology; history of North American archaeology: Paleo-Indians; the Archaic period; the Southwest; Woodland traditions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4153, SOC 4153.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4153, ANTH 4153, SOC 4153. GC
  
  • AIS 4163 - The Magical Worldview #


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    Description: A cross-cultural and comparative exploration of religion, magic, and supernatural belief systems. Emphasis is also placed on indigenous religions of the Western hemisphere. The course examines how religion permeates other aspects of society and culture. Topics include: the anthropology of religion; symbolism, myth, ritual, and taboo; shamans, priests, and prophets; the religious use of drugs; witchcraft, sorcery, and evil; demons, exorcism, divination, and magic, ghosts, souls, and ancestors-power of the dead; crisis cults.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4163, SOC 4163.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4163, ANTH 4163, SOC 4163.
  
  • AIS 4173 - Indians of the Plains #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The course, an examination of the Great Plains from the earliest human occupation to present, focuses on the pre-Columbian Plains from an archaeological perspective, and the post-contact period, from an ethnological perspective.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4173, SOC 4173.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4173, ANTH 4173 or SOC 4173. GC
  
  • AIS 4183 - Ancient Mesoamerica #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The archaeology and ethnography of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, which includes present-day Mexico and Central America. An examination of the major civilizations: Olemec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, and Aztec. Time periods covered from earliest inhabitants to early contact with Europeans after 1502.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4183, SOC 4183.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4183, ANTH 4183, SOC 4183. GC
  
  • AIS 4213 - Artistic Expressions of Native American: An Interdisciplinary Assessment #


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    Description: A historic survey format similar to that of General Humanities, but content is restricted to the visual, musical, and literary arts of Native American peoples. There will be a directed effort toward revealing the unique qualities of Native American artistic creations and the particular ideas and values which form them.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Completion of general humanities requirement.
    Cross-listed: HUM 4213.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4213 and HUM 4213.
  
  • AIS 4223 - Community & Cultural Sustainability#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn about interrelated sustainable self-determination concepts such as environmental governance, social and cultural system sustainability and tribal economic development strategies. Students will explore sustainable development from the perspective of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Topics include: impacts of development on Indigenous communities; responses to environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts and the role of Indigenous peoples moving forward.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 4223.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4223 and CHER 4223.
  
  • AIS 4253 - Anthropology and Medicine #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of human biological development, culture, and evolution based on relationships to infectious disease; the examination of indigenous, traditional, and Western medical systems; and applied anthropology in clinical settings.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4253.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4253 and ANTH 4253.
  
  • AIS 4263 - Politics and the American Indian #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An analysis of United States Indian treaty relations and the fulfillment of treaty obligations; American Indian involvement in American political processes; Contemporary Indian protest movements from the perspective of the legitimacy of American political remedies to solve Indian grievances.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: POLS 4263.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4263 and POLS 4263.
  
  • AIS 4323 - Current Issues in Native American Law #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A discussion of current legal issues affecting Native Americans, including developments regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act, water rights, sovereign immunity and double jeopardy, land status, membership, and other current legal issues that arise.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CR J 4323.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in AIS 4323 & CR J 4323.
  
  • AIS 4373 - American Indian Spirituality #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An exploration of spirituality and the religious traditions of the Indigenous peoples of North and Central America. Topics include: American Indian religions; creation myths; cosmography and power; the acquisition and maintenance of power; the manifestation of power; new religions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ANTH 4373, SOC 4373.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4373, ANTH 4373, SOC 4373. GC
  
  • AIS 4443 - Native American Film and Media#


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    Description: In this course, students will learn about media literacy and visual competency as well as cultural appropriation from and cultural resistance by Native peoples. They will critically examine various texts (film, television, print) and its (mis)representation of Native peoples. Students will also investigate media contributions by Native peoples and discuss the impact of how this media reflects these communities and how a wider audience might respond.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4443.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4443 and ENGL 4443.
  
  • AIS 4453 - American Indian Rhetorics#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will read/study/listen to North American Indian intellectuals and critically engage with current issues tribes are facing. The goal is for students to understand and “join a conversation” about ways in which cultural continuance, social justice, and tribal self-determination impact not only tribal people, but our society as a whole.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4453.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4453 and ENGL 4453.
  
  • AIS 4463 - Native American Literature I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of literary efforts of the American Indian (poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, essays, and other prose works) emphasizing the variety of cultural offerings of the Indian writers to 1940.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4463.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4463 and ENGL 4463.
  
  • AIS 4473 - Native American Literature II #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of literary efforts of the American Indian (Poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, essays, and other prose works) emphasizing the variety of cultural offerings of the Indian writers from 1940.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4473.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4473 and ENGL 4473.
  
  • AIS 4513 - History of Indian Education #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Studies Indian educational history by examining colonial civilization efforts, offerings of missionary and religious societies, and tribal educational systems through the 1800s. Examine these topics and policies in the 19th and 20th centuries: treaty provisions, boarding schools, milestone educational studies, Bureau of Indian Affairs policies, and Congressional legislation. Tribal self-determination in education.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 4513.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4513 and CHER 4513.
  
  • AIS 4633 - The American West #


    CIP Code: 540101

    Description: Students will study the North American homelands, borderlands, and diverse peoples that formed the imagined “West” from pre-Columbian times to the present.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HIST 4633.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4633 and HIST 4633.
  
  • AIS 4733 - History of Native Americans in Oklahoma #


    CIP Code: 540101

    Description: Students are presented with a historical study and approach to understanding diverse Native American communities and their perspectives throughout Oklahoma, including in urban and rural areas, since time immemorial to the present. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Cross-listed: HIST 4733.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4733 and HIST 4733.
  
  • AIS 4743 - History of the Plains Indians #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course is a detailed study of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains. It includes the cultural and social institutions of the tribes and the impact of contact with the white man as well as federal policy upon the tribes.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HIST 4743.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4743 and HIST 4743.
  
  • AIS 4751 - Workshop


    CIP Code:

    Description: An opportunity to study in depth an issue in Social Work of current significance, either in seminar or field trip situations.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: SOWK 4751.
    Note: May be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours. Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4751 and SOWK 4751 with the same topic.
  
  • AIS 4763 - Indigenous History in the U.S. Since 1900


    CIP Code: 540101

    Description: Students explore the history of Indigenous peoples in the United States since 1900, with particular focus on twentieth-century relations between Indigenous nations and the U.S. government, environment, education, migrations, and urbanization.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HIST 4763
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4763 and HIST 4763.
  
  • AIS 4813 - Native American Mythology and Folklore #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Primarily a study of North American folk tales-creation myths, trickster, hero, animal wives and husbands, journeys to other world tales. A study of superstitions, beliefs, customs, and costumes, with particular emphasis on local resources.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4813.
    Note: Credit cannot earned in both AIS 4813 and ENGL 4813.
  
  • AIS 4820 - Directed Studies #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Individual or small group research project or master-apprentice experience. Content of course will vary with needs and interests of those who enroll. May be conducted in Cherokee.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Cross-listed: CHER 4820.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours. Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4820 and CHER 4820 with the same topic.
  
  • AIS 4853 - Sustainability in Tourism: An Indigenous Perspective


    CIP Code:

    Description: Drawing on case studies from the Americas as well as state and local examples, students will learn about sustainability in tourism using a critical and interdisciplinary perspective to examine the multi-faceted impacts of tourism on aspects relevant to Indigenous and tribal communities.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 4853.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4853 and CHER 4853.
  
  • AIS 4883 - Cultural Activities of the Five Tribes #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Agencies of culture that were active among the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Indians, from the time of their removal through statehood. Organizations and activities of the communities, schools, and churches will be explored.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ENGL 4883.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4883 and ENGL 4883.
  
  • AIS 4953 - Self-Determination Movements #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Students learn about local and global self-determination movements to assert tribal self-determination and sovereignty guided by Indigenous peoples. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: CHER 4153.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4953 and CHER 4153.
  
  • CHER 3343 - Food Systems and Well Being #


    CIP Code: 050202

    Description: Utilizing a systems-perspective, students learn food and nutrition considerations for holistic health and well-being within an Indigenous context, including topic areas such as traditional food systems and food sovereignty.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 3343.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 3343 and CHER 3343.

Anthropology

  
  • ANTH 2223 - Introduction to American Indian Studies #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Course provides a general introductory overview of Native Americans within the fields of history, anthropology, literature, and political science. Introduces students to the diverse perspectives concerning Native Americans, and promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding American Indian cultures and histories.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 2223.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 2223 and ANTH 2223.
  
  • ANTH 3123 - Cultural Anthropology #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to the major theories and methods in cultural anthropology. An emphasis on non-Western cultures, in particular, American Indian cultures, is provided in a framework enabling students to compare cross-cultural phenomena to Western society. Topics include: an introduction to ethnography and fieldwork; language systems; subsistence and economic systems; marriage and the family; organization; religion and magic; applied and medical anthropology; culture change; anthropology in the modern world.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 3123, SOC 3123.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 3123, ANTH 3123, SOC 3123.
  
  • ANTH 3223 - Racial and Cultural Minorities #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Course provides exposure to the cultural, racial, and religious diversity of the United States. Theories of race are examined. Also explored is American racial diversity based on the interface of land, labor, and capital in conjunction with the different racial, ethnic, and religious groups.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: SOC 3223.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ANTH 3223 and SOC 3223.
  
  • ANTH 3453 - Ethnology of the American Indian #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Course provides exposure to the cultural and linguistic diversity of Native North America, focusing on the ten culture areas of North America, and the similarities and differences of the American Indian peoples who continue to live in these areas. Emphasis is placed on modes of subsistence, kinship, and belief systems of the inhabitants of each culture area.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 3453, SOC 3453.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 3453, ANTH 3453, SOC 3453.
  
  • ANTH 3463 - Language and Culture #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction to the cross-cultural study of language and communication from an anthropological perspective. Course will focus upon language as a human attribute, human communication as a part of culture, and the linguistic diversity of our contemporary world. Emphasis is placed on linguistic and ethnic diversity in contemporary American society.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: SOC 3463.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ANTH 3463 and SOC 3463.
  
  • ANTH 4133 - Field Methods in Ethnology #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Designed to complement ANTH 3453, Ethnology of the American Indian, but may be taken separately. Field work in the study of living Indian groups. Techniques of gathering and processing of data on daily life, family structure, and worldview of selected American Indian groups.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 4133, SOC 4133.
    Note: Credit can only be earned in one of the following: AIS 4133, ANTH 4133, SOC 4133.
 

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