Jul 05, 2022  
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

Criminal Justice

  
  •  

    CR J 4433 - Civil Litigation, Procedure and Pleadings I


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course introduces students to litigation environments and practice including knowledge of procedural law and rules and the practical application of that knowledge.  Also included is a study of client contact, basic investigation, pleading practice, motion practice, discovery practice, evidence organization, evidence gathering, trial preparation, trial practice, and post-trial considerations.  Student are required to draft basic pleadings, motions and discovery documents used in the litigation process. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3413 Electronic Legal Research and Writing.
  
  •  

    CR J 4443 - Professional Ethics


    CIP Code:

    Description: Duties and responsibilities of private attorneys, prosecutors, government lawyers, and judges. Also, the role and responsibilities of the legal assistant. Examination of the Code of Judicial Conduct with emphasis on legal research and ethical issues.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3413 Electronic Legal Research and Writing.
  
  •  

    CR J 4453 - Family Law


    CIP Code:

    Description: Family law introduces pre-marital controversies; marriage and annulment rights, duties, and liabilities of the parties during marriage; divorce, alimony, property division, custody, child support, pendent life actions, separate maintenance, and children.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4463 - Torts and Litigation


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course introduces students to substantive tort law with an emphasis on negligence, intentional torts, product liability and strict liability.  Students develop advanced knowledge of the litigation environment including filing considerations, pleading practice, damage considerations, discovery practice, evidence considerations, pre-trial preparation, trial practice, and post-trail considerations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4483 - Bankruptcy & Creditors' Remedies


    CIP Code:

    Description: The debt collection process, including final judgments and enforcement, pre-judgment remedies, statutory liens, bankruptcy, and other elements in the collection process are addressed in this course.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4493 - Wills, Trusts and Probate


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction of the basic law, terminology, and use of  forms in drafting of wills and trusts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4503 - Environmental and Wildlife Law


    CIP Code:

    Description: Introduction to wildlife and environmental law with an emphasis on sustainability, conservation, and responses to both man-made and natural environmental disasters.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4513 - Legal Analysis


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course requires a study of advanced legal, analytical skills.  Students are provided the opportunity to enhance research and writing skills.  Drafting of legal documents is required and may include case briefs, legal correspondence, office legal memoranda, and court briefs.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3413 Electronic Legal Research and Writing.
  
  •  

    CR J 4523 - Property Law


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students examine the nature and meaning of property law. Course covers possessory interests in land, future interests in land, concurrent ownership estates, adverse possession, eminent domain and other related topics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4533 - Business Organizations


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course introduces students to business organizations.  Topics include the laws and business practices involved in sole proprietorships, general and limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and limited liability companies, and the legal forms that are commonly used in this practice area.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4543 - Civil Litigation, Procedure & Pleadings II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students develop advanced knowledge of procedural law and rules; and the practical application of that knowledge to the litigation environment.  This course includes the study of client contact, investigation, pleading practice, motion practice, discovery practice, evidence,  evidence organization, evidence gathering, trial preparation, trial practice, and post-trial considerations.  Students are required to draft pleadings, motions and discovery documents used in the litigation process. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 4433 Civil Litigation, Procedure and Pleadings I.
  
  •  

    CR J 4553 - Criminal Litigation


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course introduces students to the criminal litigation environment and the practical application of that knowledge.  Students are required to draft basic pleadings, motions and discovery documents used in the criminal litigation process.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4573 - Digital Forensics II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will engage in numerous laboratory assignments that combine both theory and practical application of tools in digital forensic investigations. Students learn recovery of data from various file systems, dealing with encrypted files, mobile devices and detection of anti-forensic tools.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3573 Digital Forensics I.
  
  •  

    CR J 4593 - Capstone: Law Office Operations and Ethics


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students learn appropriate law office behavior which includes the examination of ethics and diversity

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3013 Criminal Law I, CR J 3223 Evidence, CR J 3413 Electronic Legal Research and Writing, CR J 3553 Technology Applications in the Legal Environment, CR J 4113 Intro to Law and the American Court System, and CR J 4513 Legal Analysis or instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4613 - Social Dimensions of Disasters #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The study of human behavior in disasters. Topics include group disaster behavior; community social systems and disasters; and cultures, demographics, and disaster behavior distinctions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 1013 Introduction to Criminal Justice or instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4623 - Community Management of Hazardous Materials


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to the community management of hazardous materials and wastes. Includes the legal requirements of handling, storing, transportation and disposal of wastes; the politics of hazardous materials; and the protection of the public from these threats.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CRJ 3603 Introduction to Homeland Security or instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4663 - Disaster Response Operations and Management #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of the process of implementing a disaster plan. Includes warning systems, emergency center operations, public health issues, communications issues, and interaction with other agencies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3603 Introduction to Homeland Security or instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4683 - Legal Aspects of Terrorism and Disaster Response


    CIP Code:

    Description: An overview of Patriot Act (FISA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) focusing on court decisions, administrative rules and regulation pertaining to government surveillance and the role of law enforcement in disaster response. Pertinent state and local laws will also be studied.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 1013 Introduction to Criminal Justice or instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4693 - Senior Seminar in Homeland Security


    CIP Code:

    Description: A capstone course focusing on current research in homeland security. Students will be required to research and present a senior project dealing with homeland security issue.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Senior standing.
  
  •  

    CR J 4713 - Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course focuses on the planning aspects of risk.  Starting with the evaluation and development of risk analysis, including risk assessment, perception of risk, risk communication, as well as risk management.  This course also examines the mitigation of risk, involving technology, emergency management, disaster preparedness and response associated with all hazards.  This course emphasizes the relationship with and use of risk analysis in establishing public participation, emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation, and the management of risk.   

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4723 - Exercise Design and Evaluation #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Exercise Design and Evaluation provides information for local government officials, emergency managers, volunteers and other emergency service personnel who are responsible to prepare for, respond to, or recover from disasters.  It is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to develop and conduct disaster exercises that will test a community's emergency operations plan and operational response capability.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4733 - Critical Infrastructure and Resource Protection


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students learn a framework for understanding Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) including the protection of physical critical infrastructure elements. The focus of this course is the predominant infrastructure sectors such as water, energy, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), power, telecommunications, internet and cyber infrastructure.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4763 - Information Technology and Emergency Operations Centers #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course studies the infrastructure necessary in emergency management today; effective information management and appropriate technology to assist in making timely and necessary decisions and the physical structure itself, the Emergency Operations Center, where these decisions are made.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    CR J 4893 - Agency Experience in Cyber Security


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students gain on the job experience in a private company, organization, department or agency.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: CR J 3563 Intro to Cyber Security.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above and instructor permission.
    Note: This course may be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    CR J 4903 - Cyber Security Senior Seminar


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students research and present on a senior project in the field of cyber security.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Cyber Security major with senior standing and instructor permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 4993 - Internship


    CIP Code: 430103

    Description: On-the-job experience in an approved criminal justice or legal agency. Procedures for the course are outlined in the INTERNSHIP MANUAL.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Criminal Justice major with senior standing and Intern Coordinator permission.
  
  •  

    CR J 5033 - Crime Theory


    CIP Code: 430103

    Description: An overview of the development of crime theory from the Classical School to the present. Emphasis is on the social context in which various theories and perspectives emerged.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree for both CR J 4223 Criminology and CR J 5033 Crime Theory.
    Note: UC
  
  •  

    CR J 5053 - Criminal Justice Research Methods


    CIP Code: 430103

    Description: Principles of scientific research; the application of rudimentary statistical principles, sampling, measuring, and interpretation. The course will examine the ways those methods can be utilized in the construction of research instruments, rating scales, and criminal justice planning.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree for both CR J 4003 Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology and CR J 5053 Criminal Justice Research Methods.
    Note: UC
  
  •  

    CR J 5193 - Crime Prevention and Control


    CIP Code: 430103

    Description: An examination of the principles involved in preventing crime and maintaining positive social control.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree in both CR J 4143 Crime Prevention and CR J 5193 Crime Prevention and Control.
    Note: UC
  
  •  

    CR J 5343 - Seminar in Juvenile Justice


    CIP Code: 430103

    Description: An examination of evolving legal approaches and intervention strategies used in processing the youthful/violent offender. The course will address the expanded use of adult certification and youthful offender statutes along with how research informs current "get tough" juvenile policies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor's degree in both CR J 4253 Juvenile Justice System and CR J 5343 Seminar in Juvenile Justice.
    Note: UC

Drama

  
  •  

    DRAM 2003 - Introduction to Drama I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn basic skills related to dramatic analysis and theatre practice necessary for working in the theatre. Course assignments involve students in various lenses of script analysis, dramaturgical research, and critical response through an exploration of selected plays. Students will also explore aspects of traditional theatre production protocol. This course will prepare students to fully immerse themselves in a laboratory-based theatre experience.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 2203 - Introduction to Digital Filmmaking


    CIP Code:

    Description: In this course students are introduced to the art of digital filmmaking. From planning and preparation through post-production and presentation, students work in groups producing projects both in class and out of class. Students learn all aspects of the process including script breakdown, film scheduling, and basic production practices such as lighting and camera work, audio recording and mixing, and elementary editing skills.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 2503 - Theatre Make-up #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn the practice of using materials pertinent to the art of make-up for the stage.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 2763 - Theatre Appreciation #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A survey course designed to introduce the student to all phases of dramatic art, including literature, acting, directing and technical procedures.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HUM 2763.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both DRAM 2763 and HUM 2763.
  
  •  

    DRAM 2843 - Film Appreciation #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This survey course will explore film from its beginnings to the present. It will study film's history, form, techniques, process and its impact on society.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: HUM 2843.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both DRAM 2843 and HUM 2843.
  
  •  

    DRAM 2992 - Drama Practicum I


    CIP Code: 500501

    Description: Students will learn practical application of the basic theories regarding technical theatre production in stagecraft, sound, properties, costuming, make-up and lighting. This is a required course that provides the building blocks in each of these areas that are vital to the success of drama majors. Drama majors must complete six hours of Drama Practicum I. All students will be assigned to either the Stage Crew (Lights, Sound, Set), Props Crew or the Costume Crew (Wardrobe and Make Up). All students must complete one semester on each crew.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: Other: 4

  
  •  

    DRAM 3003 - Puppetry I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A course focused on the art and craft of puppetry including the design and building of puppets, development of a script, and performance of puppet shows.  the historical development of puppetry as well as contemporary uses of puppetry in education and child development will also be discussed.

     

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 3203 - Digital Filmmaking


    CIP Code:

    Description: In this course students will explore the process of completing a short film, including writing a short screenplay/outline, scheduling, casting, shooting, recording audio, editing, post production, and presentation. Students will work individually and as a team experiencing all the crafts and crew positions that go into digital filmmaking.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 2203 Introduction to Digital Filmmaking.
  
  •  

    DRAM 3263 - Acting Fundamentals #


    CIP Code: 500501

    Description: A study and utilization of the basic principles and techniques of acting providing the beginning student with the necessary tools of observation, sensibility, imagination, and coordination of body and voice. The student will gain acting experience through presentation of scenes from distinguished dramatic literature.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  •  

    DRAM 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  •  

    DRAM 3533 - Design for the Theatre #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Design for Theatre is a survey course, allowing students to make clear, unified decisions using theatrical design as its medium. Students will learn fundamental principles of scenic, lighting, costume and sound design through lectures, class discussions, text analysis, and weekly projects and presentation. Topics covered include areas of the design process, including style, composition, and unity.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 3553 - Fundamentals of Play Direction #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn the process of directing plays for the stage. Study includes an overview of the function of the director, basic script analysis, and scene work.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 2763 Theatre Appreciation.
  
  •  

    DRAM 3703 - Advanced Acting #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn advanced techniques of acting with emphasis on psychology of character, dialects, and styles for various theatrical periods with extensive analysis of and performance in dramatic selections.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 3263 Acting Fundamentals.
  
  •  

    DRAM 3713 - Voice and Diction #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of the non-technical elements of voice production and expressiveness, as well as non-verbal expression.  Attention is directed toward establishing an improved vocal life through a study of the individual speech sounds and special speech problems.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 3992 - Drama Practicum II


    CIP Code: 500501

    Description: Students will learn specialized application and theories regarding technical theatre production in stagecraft, sound, properties, costuming, make-up and lighting. This is a required course that provides special instruction in one of the areas that each student chooses to specialize. Drama majors must complete six hours of Drama Practicum II. Students in this course will be assigned to the crew in which they plan to concentrate their technical skills. The student will be assigned to the Stage Crew (Lights, Sound, Set), Props Crew or the Costume Crew (Wardrobe and Make Up).

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: Other: 4

    Prerequisite: DRAM 2992 Drama Practicum I.
    Restrictions: Drama major with sophomore standing or above.
    Note: This course may be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4003 - Arts Management #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn various management aspects of operating both profit and non-profit arts organizations. Study will include an investigation of organizational hierarchy and functions, budgeting, cultural research, and collaborative planning as applied to a variety of types or arts organizations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4013 - Advanced Play Direction #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will engage in extensive directorial analysis, explore the casting process, and direct scenes and/or a one-act play.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 3553 Fundamentals of Play Direction.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4104 - Summer Theatre


    CIP Code:

    Description: Various areas of the theatre are dealt with in this production-oriented course culminating in the presentation of dramatic productions.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4114 - Summer Theatre


    CIP Code:

    Description: Additional study of the various areas of theatre culminating in the presentation of dramatic productions.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4303 - World Drama #


    CIP Code:

    Description: World drama is a survey course that covers the history of dramatic literature from the Golden Age of Greece to the present. Included are the historical as well as phenomenological approaches to critical thinking about the literary, production and practical aspects of the theatre events. Students will develop critical skills through written and oral presentations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 4723 History of the Theatre I and DRAM 4733 History of the Theatre II.
    Cross-listed: ENGL 4333.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both DRAM 4303 and  ENGL 4333.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4340 - Seminar in Theatre #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A series of courses in which students will learn about specialized areas of theatre production.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4350 - Seminar in Theatre #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A series of courses in which students will learn about specialized areas of theatre production.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4360 - Seminar in Theatre #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A series of courses in which students will learn about specialized areas of theatre production.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4370 - Seminar in Theatre #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A series of courses in which students will learn about specialized areas of theatre production.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code:

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

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

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

    DRAM 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

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

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: DRAM 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4513 - Playwriting #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The study of the aesthetics and techniques involved in the writing of plays. Selected reading, lectures and discussions are emphasized upon writing, workshop critiques, and discussion of student plays. This course aids the student in gaining a general knowledge of dramatic structure and basic play terminology.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4523 - Stage Combat #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn safe and proper fighting skills for stage presentations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4723 - History of the Theatre I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The study of the development of theatre from beginnings through 1642.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4733 - History of the Theatre II #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The study of theatre and drama from 1642 until the present.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4763 - Creative Drama for Children #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn creative drama techniques for the classroom and gain practical experience in leading and planning drama-based activities designed for children.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    DRAM 4800 - Professional Semester


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will have an in-depth training experience in a professional or semi-professional setting.

    Credit Hours: 1-12
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated for a maximum of twelve credit hours.
  
  •  

    DRAM 4993 - Capstone Experience


    CIP Code:

    Description: The student will complete a collection of criterion that will assess the student's academic and artistic experiences. Criteria may include the development of a portfolio, resume, and/or demo reel, the performance of a professional audition, completion of a comprehensive exam or the presentation of research in a formal setting, and a written self-reflection essay.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Senior standing with at least 30 hours in the major and Faculty Committee permission.
    Note: To be taken in the last spring semester of coursework.

Driver Education

  
  •  

    D ED 4113 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education I


    CIP Code:

    Description: A comprehensive course in driver education. This course covers basic requirements for instruction in driver education in Oklahoma high schools.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have driving experience and a valid driver's license.
  
  •  

    D ED 4123 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Classroom instruction and practice in teaching beginning drivers; traffic research. Course requires laboratory experience.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: D ED 4113 Driver and Traffic Safety Education I.
    Note: Fee required.
  
  •  

    D ED 4213 - Teachers Course in Safety Education


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of methods used in general safety with attention given to the prevention of accidents in the home, on the farm, at school, and in traffic.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    D ED 4310 - Driver Improvement Programs and Techniques


    CIP Code:

    Description: Current educational and rehabilitation programs for licensed drivers under the auspices of school systems, motor vehicle departments, traffic courts, police departments, and other agencies.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May not be repeated for credit.
  
  •  

    D ED 4373 - Organization, Administration, & Supervision of Safety Education


    CIP Code:

    Description: Safety education programs at local, state, and federal levels including the administrative, instructional, and protective aspects of a comprehensive safety program.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    D ED 4380 - Principles of Accident Prevention


    CIP Code:

    Description: Traces the development of safety movement in the U.S., provides a background useful in handling problems and procedures of typical school, industrial, transportation, and emergency safety program.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
  •  

    D ED 4390 - Directed Readings in Safety


    CIP Code: 131304

    Description: Current and pertinent problems in safety on an individual study or class instruction basis that are not usually presented in other course offerings.

    Credit Hours: 1-4
    Contact Hours:

    Note: This repeatable course may be taken for 1, 2, 3, or 4 credit hours.
  
  •  

    D ED 4441 - Innovative Methods &Techniques of Teaching Driver Education


    CIP Code:

    Description: A survey of innovative methods and techniques now used in driver education, including program instruction, multi-car range, and simulation.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    D ED 4541 - Use of Simulation Equipment in Driver Education


    CIP Code:

    Description: Designed to provide up-to-date information, innovations, and new skills in simulation used in driver education.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    D ED 4641 - Driver Education for Operators of Emergency Vehicles


    CIP Code:

    Description: Designed for drivers of emergency vehicles; police, fire, and ambulance operators. Special emphasis on driving under emergency conditions.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    D ED 4741 - Safety Education for the Elementary Teacher


    CIP Code:

    Description: Survey of problems in safety confronted by elementary teachers, with special emphasis on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:


Early Childhood Education

  
  •  

    ECED 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  •  

    ECED 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECED 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
  •  

    ECED 4113 - Creative Expression for Early Childhood


    CIP Code:

    Description: Explore stages of development of children in the arts; develop techniques and materials to use in basic art media; develop skills and leadership in music activities through use of an expanded repertoire of traditional rhythms, chants, folk songs, singing games, and action songs; explore play, improvisation and dramatization in creative dramatics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: ECED 5113.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECED 4113 and ECED 5113. GC
  
  •  

    ECED 4153 - Early Childhood Literacy


    CIP Code: 131210

    Description: The students will explore language arts in relationship to developmental appropriate practices of Early Childhood children. They will learn how to promote language and literacy development.  This includes exploring methods of teaching, listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and visual representation with emphasis on the interrelationships among the arts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    ECED 4213 - Cognitive Development of Young Children & the Integrated Curriculum


    CIP Code:

    Description: Examines cognitive development and instructional concerns related to the young child's learning of science, social studies and mathematics. Special emphasis is given to the teaching process and inquiry.  This will involve the candidate creating constructivist learning experiences in the field.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECED 4113 Creative Expression for Early Childhood or ECED 4313 Development of Early Childhood Programs with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Full acceptance into the College of Education.
  
  •  

    ECED 4313 - Development of Early Childhood Programs


    CIP Code:

    Description: An overview of historical foundations, child development and theoretical bases, leading authorities, and a variety of educational settings. The student will become knowledgeable of the theoretical basis and child development needs which underlie various program models and the skills, methods and materials emphasized in each type.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    Restrictions: Minimum 2.75 GPA.
    Cross-listed: ECED 5313.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECED 4313 and ECED 5313. GC
  
  •  

    ECED 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code:

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

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

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

    ECED 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

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

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECED 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
  •  

    ECED 4513 - Organization & Implementation of Early Childhood Programs


    CIP Code:

    Description: Experiences in planning for and guiding groups of young children in a variety of early childhood setting; with attention given to appropriate methods and materials, use of time, resources, parent and community relations. An examination of multi-dimensional aspects of the early childhood educator's role in program development.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: Six hours from ECED 4113 Creative Expression for Early Childhood, ECED 4213 Cognitive Development of Young Children and the Integrated Curriculum, ECED 4313 Development of Early Childhood Programs.
    Co-requisite: EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II.
    Restrictions: Must be admitted to Teacher Education and have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
    Note: Laboratory experience is required. If not taken concurrently with EDUC 4032 (Pre-Intern II), student must enroll in one hour practicum EDUC 4811 or 4921.
  
  •  

    ECED 4563 - Classroom Management for Early Childhood


    CIP Code:

    Description: Teacher education candidates will learn about developmentally appropriate concepts and strategies related to managing Pre-K - third grade classrooms.  In addition, they will learn how to organize their classroom with respect to scheduling, selection of materials, planning curricular experiences, and managing behavioral issues in a caring and respectful classroom community.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    ECED 4810 - Practicum


    CIP Code: 131210

    Description: Students apply their knowledge and skills to complete 50 clock hours working with students in an early childhood classroom.

    Credit Hours: 1-2
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: ECED 4513 Organization & Implementation of Early Childhood Programs.
  
  •  

    ECED 4813 - Birth To Two Development


    CIP Code:

    Description: This early childhood education course will focus on models, principles, curriculum, and practices of developmentally appropriate infant-toddler care and education.  Particular emphasis will be placed on developing the knowledge base, skills, and dispositions necessary for teachers to plan and facilitate the development of diverse young children ages birth to two in group care settings.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:


Economics

  
  •  

    ECON 2213 - Principles of Microeconomics #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to modern microeconomics. Topics considered include market structures and functioning, cost and supply relationships, consumer behavior, demand theory, product and resource pricing, revenue and profit relationships, and business ethics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
  •  

    ECON 2313 - Principles of Macroeconomics #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to modern macroeconomics. Topics considered include a general overview of basic markets and the U.S. economy, international trade, national income accounts, the nature and causes of the business cycle, unemployment, inflation and growth, along with fiscal and monetary policy.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
  
  •  

    ECON 3013 - Money and Banking #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of the development of the monetary system in the United States, its policies and how they impact the banking industry, the economy, and society.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
    Cross-listed: FIN 3013.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECON 3013 and FIN 3013.
  
  •  

    ECON 3343 - Managerial Economics#


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course focuses on the application of economic reasoning and analysis to business decision making.  Topics include demand and supply analysis, estimation of demand by firms, pricing and non-price competition in contested markets, game-theoretic perspectives on business strategy, and other topics of interest.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
  
  •  

    ECON 4513 - Health Care Economics#


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to health care economics organized around health care policy and administration applications.  Discussion includes: the differences between health care markets versus conventional markets, the labor markets for physicians and nurses, and the mechanisms we use for funding research and innovation in health care.  To practice and strengthen student analytical skills, each course will include some work on the analysis of various aspects of the ever-changing health care policy debate.  This can include readings and discussion on the evolution of health care markets to managed care, discussions on the increasing costs of medical care and the financial problems of Medicare, analysis and discussion of recent health care reform proposals, etc.  The objective is to help students learn to effectively apply economic tools and reasoning so that they can better understand health care issues.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
    Cross-listed: MGMT 4513.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECON 4513 and MGMT 4513.
  
  •  

    ECON 4533 - American Enterprise System


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course provides an overview of the development of the American system and the capitalistic institutions and ideologies, private property, profit motive, and enlightened self-interest that have contributed uniquely to the growth and productivity of the American enterprise system. The approach is non-technical, for the business major or any student who desires an overview of past and future trends of American entrepreneurial ideology. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
    Cross-listed: MGMT 4533.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECON 4533 and MGMT 4533.
  
  •  

    ECON 4613 - Government and Business #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course examines the government's response to market failure. Problems considered will include public goods, monopoly, network externalities, and incomplete information and the market's challenge in providing goods and services under these conditions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
  
  •  

    ECON 4633 - International Economics and Trade #


    CIP Code:

    Description: The theory and application of economic analysis to the sphere of the open economy. Emphasis placed upon United States trade patterns with various nations.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics with a minimum grade of C.
    Cross-listed: IBUS 4633.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ECON 4633 and IBUS 4633.
  
  •  

    ECON 4710 - Special Topics in Economics


    CIP Code: 450601

    Description: Study of an economic topic of current or special interest.

    Credit Hours: 1-4
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Education

  
  •  

    EDUC 1900 - College of Education Orientation


    CIP Code: 130404

    Description: Students explore majors and careers connected with programs in psychology, health and kinesiology, and education fields.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: This course may be taken for 1, 2, or 3 credit hours but is not repeatable for credit.
  
  •  

    EDUC 3000 - Explorations in Teaching


    CIP Code: 130101

    Description: Students will explore multiple areas of teaching with field experience working with children.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: This course may be taken for one, two, or three credit hours but it may not be repeated for credit.
  
  •  

    EDUC 3113 - Educational Psychology


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students majoring in the Teacher Education Program must complete this course to satisfy requirements to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.  Emphasis is placed on developmental and behavioral learning theories and theorists, diversity, learning styles, and assessment.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I.
    Restrictions: Completion of 45 hours and a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  
  •  

    EDUC 3313 - Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course is a study of the role of the school in a democratic society and teaching as a profession. All students enrolled in the course are required to complete a field-based clinical experience in the public schools for a minimum of 8 days during the semester. The clinical experiences include classroom observation and participation in activities at different grade levels under the supervision of a professional educator.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology.
    Restrictions: Must have completed 45 hours, have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75, and have taken the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET) - verification required.
 

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 ... Forward 10 -> 20