Jun 13, 2024  
2021-22 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

Media Studies

  
  • M S 4653 - Public Relations and the Media


    Description: Students learn about the relationship between the public relations profession and the journalism profession. Students learn the similarities and differences between each profession and how they work together.

    Credit Hours: 3
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • M S 4713 - Communication Ethics


    Description: The primary goal of this course is to stimulate a dialogue about the ethics and values inherent to human communication while sampling broadly from the array of ethical frameworks.  This course will review a number of approaches to communication ethics. In addition, because ethics are central to a number of contexts of human communication, the course will examine the interpersonal, small groups, organizational, public and mass communication contexts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Cross-listed: COMM 4713.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both COMM 4713 and M S 4713.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • M S 4830 - Media Studies Problems


    Description: Individual work fitted to the special needs of student.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
  • M S 4843 - Research for Communication


    Description: Basic quantitative and qualitative research methods used in advertising, journalism, and public relations. Focus on research of audience behavior patterns, media buying and planning, advertising testing techniques, polling and focus group techniques.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
  • M S 4983 - Media Internship I


    Description: Students gain supervised practical experience in a media facility; such as a newspaper, radio or television station, public relations operation, social media experience or advertising agency.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • M S 4993 - Media Internship II


    Description: Supervised practical experience in a second media facility; such as a newspaper, radio or television station, public relations operation or advertising agency.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.

Medical Laboratory Science

  
  • MLS 4013 - Concepts in Immunology


    Description: Students learn immune mechanisms of the human body involved with resistance to infection, production of allergic conditions and use of serological methods in other scientific fields.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4124 - Pathogenic Microbiology


    Description: Students learn general aspects of infectious diseases to include all types of bacteriology. Principles of Immunology, antimicrobial agents, and vaccines will be covered.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4133 - Clinical Laboratory Genetics


    Description: Students learn basic principles of genetics including molecular genetics. Emphasis on genetic basis of disease and genetic technology for diagnosis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4226 - Clinical Virology/Parasitology/Mycology


    Description: Students learn the identification, physiology, life cycles, ecology, host interactions, and infections of viruses, parasites, and fungi.

    Credit Hours: 6
    Prerequisite: MLS 4124 Pathogenic Microbiology with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4332 - Clinical Practicum I


    CIP Code: 511005
    Description: Students will be assigned to clinical laboratory affiliates for practical experiences in various procedures and techniques in Phlebotomy, General Laboratory Practices, Urinalysis, and Body Fluids.  This clinical practicum includes observation and the completion of the clinical competencies, including psychomotor and affective skills, signed off by the laboratory supervisor or teaching Medical Laboratory Scientist.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4013 Concepts in Immunology, MLS 4124 Pathogenic Microbiology, MLS 4133 Clinical Laboratory Genetics, MLS 4226 Clinical Virology/Parasitology/Mycology, MLS 4613 Communications in MLS, MLS 4623 Clinical Laboratory Operations, MLS 4712 Urinalysis and Body Fluids, and MLS 4822 Laboratory Management.  Concurrent enrollment in MLS 4712 Urinalysis and Body Fluids is allowed.  All prerequisite courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4334 - Advanced Clinical Hematology


    Description: Students learn the theory and laboratory study of hematology including systematized study of disease, cell maturation and function, and methodology used in routine and special hematology studies, and in correlation of hematological findings with physiological conditions.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: MLS 4623 Clinical Laboratory Operations with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4424 - Advanced Clinical Chemistry


    CIP Code: 511005
    Description: Students learn the theory and laboratory study of clinical chemistry. Students learn the theory and laboratory methodology of analytical biochemistry, instrumentation, lab mathematics, quality control, as well as routine and special procedures of medical significance.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: MLS 4623 Clinical Laboratory Operations with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4464 - Advanced Clinical Microbiology


    Description: Students learn the theory and laboratory study of pathogenic bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi.  Topics include isolation, identification, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and medical significance of microorganisms.  Topics of quality control, computer applications, safety and governmental regulations will also be covered.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: MLS 4124 Pathogenic Microbiology and MLS 4226 Clinical Virology/Parasitology/Mycology with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4513 - Molecular Diagnosis


    Description: Students learn applied genetic theory and molecular methodologies using medical genomic/proteomic assays with correlation of medical significance. Methods include PCR, flow cytometry, electrophoresis and blotting techniques.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: MLS 4133 Clinical Laboratory Genetics with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4562 - Clinical Immunology and Serology


    Description: Students learn the theory of immunologic responses and procedures used in serological determinations as they relate to the medical significance of immunology and infectious disease.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4013 Concepts of Immunology with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4572 - Clinical Immunohematology


    Description: Students learn the theory of immunohematology, fundamentals of antigen - antibody reactions, blood groups and types, compatibility testing, blood components and the lab methods used as they relate to the medical significance of immunohematology.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4133 Clinical Laboratory Genetics with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4613 - Communications in Medical Laboratory Sciences


    Description: Students learn topics of concern that deal with patient and health provider communication. Students will submit informative projects/presentations utilizing various modes of communication. Topics covered will include communication skills, conflict situations, interviews, and cultural sensitivity.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4623 - Clinical Laboratory Operations


    Description: Students learn laboratory math skills directed toward current practice in the medical laboratory. These Skills include laboratory conversion of measurement, solutions and concentrations, dilutions, graphing, quality assurance, Westgard rules, principles of within-run quality control, and standardization of instrumentation.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4712 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids


    Description: Students learn theory and laboratory study of urinalysis and body fluids including methods used in instrumentation for specimen analysis, quality control and medical significance.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4623 Clinical Laboratory Operations with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4722 - Coagulation


    Description: Students learn the theory and laboratory study of hemostasis including methods used in instrumentation for specimen analysis, quality control and medical significance.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4623 Clinical Laboratory Operations with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4812 - Research Methods in Medical Laboratory Science


    Description: Students learn the tools and steps of research including journal review and development of research proposals. Introduction to most current acceptable writing styles for scientific papers. Course culminates in a research proposal.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4613 Communications in Medical Laboratory Sciences and MLS 4822 Laboratory Management  with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4822 - Laboratory Management


    Description: Students learn basic management skills, health care delivery systems, ethics, professionalism, human resources, financial management, education methodology, and laboratory safety.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Admission into Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4825 - Clinical Practicum II


    CIP Code: 511005
    Description: Students will be assigned to clinical laboratory affiliates for practical experiences in various procedures and techniques in the Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Immunology laboratories. This practicum includes observation and the completion of the clinical competencies, including psychomotor and affective skills, signed off by the laboratory supervisor or teaching Medical Laboratory Scientist.

    Credit Hours: 5
    Prerequisite: MLS 4334 Advanced Clinical Hematology, MLS 4562 Clinical Immunology and Serology, and MLS 4722 Coagulation with a minimum grade of C. Concurrent enrollment in MLS 4562 Clinical Immunology and Serology is allowed.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4842 - Clinical Practicum III


    Description: Students acquire practical experience in various procedures and techniques in Microbiology, Immunohematology, and Molecular laboratories at clinical laboratory affiliates. This clinical practicum includes observation and the completion of the clinical competencies, including psychomotor and affective skills, signed off by the laboratory supervisor or teaching Medical Laboratory Scientist.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MLS 4464 Advanced Clinical Microbiology, MLS 4513 Molecular Diagnosis, and MLS 4572 Clinical Immunohematology with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.
  
  • MLS 4900 - Special Topics in Medical Laboratory Sciences


    Description: Subject areas to be covered may range over any of the various areas of medical laboratory sciences. Specific content and format will be determined by the specific course offered and the needs and interests of the participants.

    Credit Hours: 1-2
    Note: May be repeated in subsequent semesters for a maximum of 2 credit hours.
  
  • MLS 4912 - Seminar in Medical Laboratory Sciences


    Description: Students review all areas of medical laboratory science to include hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, immunohematology, immunology, coagulation, and microbiology. Course culminates in mock board of certification in preparation for American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Certification Examination.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science Degree Completion (2+2) program.

Medical Technology

  
  • MEDT 4117 - Clinical Microbiology


    Description: The theory and laboratory study of pathogenic bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, fungi and parasites. Includes isolation, identification, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and medical significance. 

    Credit Hours: 7
  
  • MEDT 4125 - Clinical Chemistry I


    Description: The theory and laboratory methodology of analytical biochemistry, clinical microscopy, urinalysis, and routine and special procedures of medical significance. 

    Credit Hours: 5
  
  • MEDT 4236 - Clinical Hematology


    Description: Systemized study of disease, cell maturation, principles of homeostasis, methodology used in routine and special hematology studies and correlation of hematological findings with physiological conditions.

    Credit Hours: 6
  
  • MEDT 4246 - Clinical Immunology


    Description: The theory of immunologic responses and procedures used in serological determinations; the study of immunohematology, fundamentals of antigen-antibody reactions, blood groups and types, compatibility testing, blood components, and the lab methods used as they relate to the medical significance of immunohematology immunology, and infectious disease. 

    Credit Hours: 6
  
  • MEDT 4325 - Clinical Chemistry II


    Description: The theory and laboratory methodology of analytical biochemistry, instrumentation, lab mathematics, routine and special procedures and medical significance.

    Credit Hours: 5
  
  • MEDT 4351 - Topics in Medical Technology


    Description: Principles and practices of the Medical Laboratory including basic management skills, quality assurance, special education methodology, computer applications, laboratory safety, and special projects in selected areas.

    Credit Hours: 1

Military Science

  
  • MILS 1002 - Leadership Success Strategies


    Description: Required in the university induction program of all freshmen; this course addresses academic, social, vocational and other basic concerns common to first-year college students. Course forgoes small group discussion for participation in MILS 1011 Introduction to Leadership. 

    Credit Hours: 2
    Co-requisite: MILS 1011 Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership and MILS 1010L Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership Lab.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both MILS 1002 and UNIV 1002.
  
  • MILS 1010L - Military Leadership: Introduction to Leadership Lab


    Description: Practical exercises and experience military/adventure skills, drill and ceremony, marksmanship, water safety, map reading, field leader reaction course, and visits to military battlefield and historical sites.  

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Note: Concurrent enrollment is required in MILS 1011 Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership. Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 1011 - Military Leadership: Introduction to Leadership


    Description: Examines the unique duties and responsibilities of officers. Discusses organization & role of the Army. Reviews basic life skills pertaining to fitness and communication. Analyzes Leadership values, management techniques, and expected ethical behavior.  

    Credit Hours: 1
    Co-requisite: MILS 1010L Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership Lab.
    Note: Concurrent enrollment is required in MILS 1010L Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership Lab. Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 1020L - Military Leadership: Basic Leadership Lab


    Description: Practical exercises and experiences at leading and decision making is provided to all students. Labs include military/adventure skills, drill and ceremony, marksmanship, water safety, map reading, field leader’s reaction course, and visits to military battlefield and historical sites.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 1021 Military Leadership: Basic Leadership.
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 1021 - Military Leadership: Basic Leadership


    Description: Presents fundamental leadership concepts and doctrine. Practices basic skills that underlie effective problem solving. Applies active listening & feedback skills. Examines factors that influence leader and group effectiveness. Examines the officer experience.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Co-requisite: MILS 1020L Military Leadership: Basic Leadership Lab.
  
  • MILS 1101 - Basic Rifle Marksmanship


    Description: Introduction to safe use of a firearm and practical application of rifle marksmanship. Course includes weapons safety, mechanics, capabilities and fundamentals of marksmanship. Includes visits to fire at local indoor range.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Note: Open to all NSU students. Materials and equipment furnished by Department of Military Science.
  
  • MILS 1211 - Outdoor Field Craft and Skills


    Description: This course introduces basic military survival skills and outdoor field craft. Subjects include: cold/hot weather survival, water procurement methods, plant identification, expedient field shelters, signaling, and rappelling/mountaineering.  Advanced topics include Bivouac, Priorities of Work, Patrolling and Casualty Evacuation. 

    Credit Hours: 1
    Note: Open to all NSU students with materials furnished by the Department of Military Science. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of four credit hours.
  
  • MILS 2010L - Military Leadership: Individual Leadership Studies Lab


    Description: Applies practical exercises and experiences to classroom instruction. Students rotated through and evaluated in various junior leadership positions and provided feedback on performance. Labs included military/adventure skills, drill and ceremony, marksmanship, water safety, map reading, field leader’s reaction course, and visits to military and historical sites.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 2012 Military Leadership: Individual Leadership Studies.
  
  • MILS 2012 - Military Leadership: Individual Leadership Studies


    Description: Develops knowledge of self, self-confidence, and individual leadership skills. Develops problem solving and critical thinking skills. Applies communication, feedback, and conflict resolution skills.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MILS 1011 Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership, MILS 1010L Military Leadership: Intro to Leadership Lab, MILS 1021 Military Leadership: Basic Leadership and MILS 1020L Military Leadership: Basic Leadership Lab or approval of Professor of Military Science and Leadership.
    Co-requisite: MILS 2010L Military Leadership: Individual Leadership Studies Lab.
  
  • MILS 2020L - Military Leadership: Leadership and Teamwork Lab


    Description: Applies practical exercises and experience to classroom instruction. Students rotated through and evaluated in various leadership positions and provided feedback on performance. Labs include military/adventure skills, drill and ceremony, marksmanship, water safety, map reading, field leader’s reaction course, and visits to military battlefield and historical sites.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 2022 Military Leadership: Leadership and Teamwork.
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 2022 - Military Leadership: Leadership and Teamwork


    Description: Focuses on self development guided by knowledge of self and group processes. Challenges current beliefs, knowledge, and skills. Provides equivalent preparation for the ROTC Advanced course as the Leaders Training Course.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Prerequisite: MILS 2012/2010L Military Leadership: Individual Leadership Studies and Lab or approval of professor of Military Science and Leadership.
    Co-requisite: MILS 2020L Military Leadership: Leadership and Teamwork Lab.
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 2101 - Advanced Rifle Marksmanship


    CIP Code: 280301
    Description: This course teaches students various methods of Advanced Marksmanship with topics including air rifle, small bore firing, advanced practical exercises of different shooting positions and marksmanship competition with other universities. Advanced topics include Close Quarters Marksmanship, Rapid Fire, Firing on the move and Two-gun. 

    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MILS 1101 Basic Rifle Marksmanship or instructor permission.
    Note: May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of three credit hours.
  
  • MILS 2103 - Military Leadership: Tactics


    Description: This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to military tactics including the history of military tactics, tactical leadership, graphic control measures as a tactical language, and basics of warfare, reconnaissance and intelligence preparation.  Course includes relative civilian methodology for comparison and contrast. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 2553 - Independent Study: Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency


    Description: Students earn credit for academic field experiences in a strategic language-speaking country.  Some study abroad experiences may require the completion of a project; the Military Science faculty make this determination on a case-by-case basis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Prerequisite: Six hours of college level language courses completed with a minimum grade of C.
    Restrictions: Acceptance to Cadet Command Active Duty for Professional Development Training (Internship Abroad).   Enrollment by permission only.
  
  • MILS 3002 - Leader’s Training Course (LTC)


    Description: Twenty-eight day summer camp, for incoming Juniors who have no prior military experience, or have not participated in MILS 1000/2000 courses. LTC is designed to develop leadership experience that qualifies and motivates cadets to enter ROTC’s college leadership education platform. Course teaches basic military skills, as well as integrates leadership skills training: Army values and ethics, troop leading procedures, problem solving process, and goal setting.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
  • MILS 3010L - Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving Lab


    Description: Students are required to lead in field training exercises, drill and ceremony, and physical fitness training. Students learn Army Infantry Tactics and Techniques and demonstrate their leadership potential using this medium. The training is intended to prepare the cadet for the Leadership Development Assessment Course experienced normally prior to the senior year of fourth year of ROTC.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 3014 Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving.
  
  • MILS 3014 - Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving


    Description: Examines basic skills that underlie effective problem solving. Analyzes the role officers played in the transition of the Army from Vietnam to the 21st Century. Reviews the features and execution of the Leadership Development Program. Analyzes military missions and plan military operations. Executes squad battle drills. Three hours weekly of physical fitness training plus one weekend of field training exercise is required during the semester.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Co-requisite: MILS 3010L Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing plus one of the following conditions:

    • Completion of Army ROTC basic courses
    • Attendance in either Leaders Training Course (LTC) or Accelerated Cadet Commissioning Training (ACT)
    • Veteran status
    • Completion of basic training with any component of US Armed Forces or High School ROTC

  
  • MILS 3020L - Military Leadership: Leadership and Ethics Lab


    Description: Maximizes performance oriented “hands-on” training. Students are required to lead in field training exercises, drill and ceremony, and physical fitness training. Students learn Army Infantry Tactics and Techniques and demonstrate their leadership potential using this medium. The training is intended to prepare the cadet for the Leadership Development Assessment Course experienced normally prior to the senior year or fourth year of ROTC.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 3024 Military Leadership: Leadership and Ethics.
  
  • MILS 3024 - Military Leadership: Leadership and Ethics


    Description: Probes leader responsibilities that foster an ethical command climate. Develops cadet leadership competencies. Prepares for success at Leadership Development Assessment Course. Recognizes leader responsibility to accommodate subordinate spiritual needs. Applies principles and techniques of effective written and oral communication. Three hours weekly of physical fitness training plus one weekend field training exercise is required during this semester.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Co-requisite: MILS 3020L Military Leadership: Leadership and Ethics Lab.
    Restrictions: Junior standing plus one of the following conditions:

    • MILS 3014/3010L Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving and Lab
    • Veteran status
    • Completion of basic training with any component of the US Armed Forces or High School ROTC

  
  • MILS 3103 - Military Leadership: Operations


    Description: This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to military operations including the history of operational art, planning, design, preparation, execution and assessment, problem solving, eight-step training model, military decision making process, and the operations process.  Course includes relative civilian methodology for comparison and contrast.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 3530 - Studies in Military Science & Leadership


    Description: This series of courses provides specialized study of military science topics.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  • MILS 4001 - Contemporary Military Issues


    Description: Individual study for advanced undergraduates. Students will research, write a paper, and give an oral presentation of a current military issue.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Professor of Military Science and Leadership approval.
  
  • MILS 4010L - Military Leadership: Leadership and Management Lab


    Description: Students are placed in Cadet Battalion Command and Staff positions and provided with performance-based exercises and responsibilities. MSIV cadets will assist cadre in preparing MSIII cadets for Leadership Development Assessment Course and will lead underclassmen cadets in classroom leadership and field training exercises.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 4014 Military Leadership: Leadership and Management.
  
  • MILS 4011 - Advanced Military Correspondence


    Description: Practicum for advanced undergraduates. Students will submit prepared military correspondence. Projects written in military style using military forms and formats.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Professor of Military Science and Leadership approval.
  
  • MILS 4013 - Leadership Development Assessment Course (LDAC)


    Description: Thirty-two day summer camp, between Junior and Senior years, which incorporates a range of subjects designed to develop and to evaluate leadership ability. The camp places each cadet in a variety of leadership positions and requires the accomplishment of a wide range of military training missions, many of which simulate combat situations. In addition to proving their leadership ability, cadets must meet established standards in physical fitness, weapons training, communications, and small unit tactics; and demonstrate proficiency in many other military skills.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
  • MILS 4014 - Military Leadership: Leadership and Management


    Description: Builds on the Leadership Development Assessment Course experience to solve organizational and staff problems. Discusses staff organization, functions, and processes. Analyzes counseling responsibilities and methods. Examines principles of subordinate motivation and organizational change. Applies leadership and problem-solving principles to a complex cast study/simulation. Three hours weekly and one field training exercise is required during the semester.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: MILS 3014/3010L Military Leadership: Leadership and Problem Solving and Lab, 3024/3020L Military Leadership: Leadership and Ethics and Lab or one of the following conditions: Veteran status, completion of basic training with any component of US Armed Forces or High School ROTC..
    Co-requisite: MILS 4010L Military Leadership: Leadership and Management Lab.
  
  • MILS 4020L - Military Leadership: Contemporary Army Leadership Lab


    Description: Students are placed in Cadet Battalion Command and Staff positions and provided with performance based exercises and responsibilities. MSIV cadets will assist cadre in preparing MSIII cadets for the Leadership Development Assessment Course and will lead underclassmen cadets in classroom leadership and field training exercises.

    Credit Hours: No Credit
    Co-requisite: MILS 4024 Military Leadership: Musicians of Mars-Contemporary Army Leadership.
  
  • MILS 4024 - Military Leadership: Musicians of Mars -Contemporary Army Leadership


    Description: Capstone course designed to explore topics relevant to second lieutenants entering the Army. Describes legal aspects of decision making and leadership. Analyzes Army organization for operations from the tactical to strategic level. Assesses administrative and logistics management functions. Discusses reporting and PCS process. Performs platoon leader actions. Examines leader responsibilities that foster an ethical command climate. Three hours weekly of physical fitness training and one weekend field training exercise are required during the semester.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Prerequisite: MILS 4014 Military Leadership: Leadership and Management and 4010L Military Leadership: Leadership and Management Lab.
    Co-requisite: MILS 4020L Military Leadership: Contemporary Army Leadership Lab.
  
  • MILS 4103 - Military Leadership: Strategy


    Description: This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to military strategy including the history of military strategy, fundamentals of strategy, strategic theory, elements of power, strategic issues and considerations.  Group discussions address peer competition, nuclear deterrence, theocratic conflict, national foreign policy and the global war on terror. Course includes relative civilian methodology for comparison and contrast.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Note: Open to all students.
  
  • MILS 4530 - Studies in Military Science & Leadership


    Description: This series of courses provides specialized study of military science topics.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

Music

  
  • MUS 1002 - Piano Class for Non-Music Majors


    Description: A beginning piano course designed to introduce the student with no previous musical training to basic musicianship principles such as reading, rhythm, and harmony. The understanding of these principles will occur through the study of beginning piano repertoire as well as activities in harmonization and elementary improvisation/composition.

    Credit Hours: 2
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1011 - Piano Class I


    Description: Introduction to piano playing for music majors and minors with no previous formal training in piano.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Note: This is the first step toward completion of the piano proficiency requirement.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1032 - Voice Class


    Description: Introduction to singing for students with no previous formal training in voice.

    Credit Hours: 2
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1101 - Piano Class II


    Description: Continuation of Piano Class I. Further development of basic skills.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUS 1011 Piano Class I with a minimum grade of C or 2 years of previous piano study.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1322 - Music Business and Entrepreneurship


    CIP Code: 500910
    Description: Students acquire the basic tools required for a career in the music industry such as resume building, website building, basic copyright law, publishing, contract writing. Students explore collaborative relationships with music and non-music business entities that are key to success in the modern day music industry.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture contact hours per week: 2
  
  • MUS 1531 - Music Theory I (Aural)


    Description: A required course for music majors. Open to non-music majors. Development of basic aural skills related to sight-reading, rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictations, using examples from the common practice period.

    Credit Hours: 1
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1541 - Music Theory II (Aural)


    Description: A required course for music majors. Open to non-music majors.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUS 1531 Music Theory I (Aural) with a minimum grade of C.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 1612 - Music Production I


    CIP Code: 500910
    Description: Students identify and apply the basic tools in music production required for success in today’s music industry including music recording software and  hardware used in recording today such as interfaces, microphones, cables, speakers and more.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture contact hours per week: 2
  
  • MUS 1973 - American Popular Music Improv: Theory & Practice I


    CIP Code: 500910
    Description: Students demonstrate a fundamental understanding of jazz and popular American music theory while simultaneously applying these theoretical techniques to improvisation. Students learn song forms, structures, scales and musical modes and apply those to improvisation.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture contact hours per week: 3
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 2003 - Introduction to Music


    Description: A beginning music course designed to introduce the student with no previous music training to the study of the basic elements of music, both written and aural.

    Credit Hours: 3
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 2011 - Piano Class III


    Description: Development of intermediate skills.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUS 1101 Piano Class II or by permission.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 2020 - Recital Lab


    Description: Attendance at faculty and student recitals and other designated programs.

    Note: Required of all full time majors. May be repeated.
  
  • MUS 2021 - Recital Lab for Performance Majors


    Description: Attendance at faculty and student recitals and other designated programs. 

    Credit Hours: 1
    Note: Required of performance majors. This course will be graded as pass/fail and may be repeated for a maximum of eight credit hours.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 2041 - Guitar


    Description: Independent study in guitar.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
  • MUS 2042 - Guitar


    Description: Independent study in guitar.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
  • MUS 2051 - Beginning Guitar Class


    Description: A beginning class for students with no formal training in guitar.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
  • MUS 2061 - Intermediate Guitar Class


    Description: A continuation of MUS 2051, Beginning Guitar Class

    Credit Hours: 1
  
  • MUS 2101 - Piano Class IV


    Description: Development of intermediate to advanced skills.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: MUS 2011 Piano Class III with a minimum grade of C or by permission.
    LAS Course: Yes
  
  • MUS 2111 - Piano


    Description: Independent study in piano.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2112 - Piano


    Description: Independent study in piano.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2131 - Voice


    Description: Independent study in voice.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2132 - Voice


    Description: Independent study in voice.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2151 - Organ


    Description: Independent study in organ.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2152 - Organ


    Description: Independent study in organ.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2231 - String Bass


    Description: Independent study in string bass.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2232 - String Bass


    Description: Independent study in string bass.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2251 - Flute


    Description: Independent study in flute.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2252 - Flute


    Description: Independent study in flute.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2271 - Oboe


    Description: Independent study in oboe.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2272 - Oboe


    Description: Independent study in oboe.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2291 - Clarinet


    Description: Independent study in clarinet.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2292 - Clarinet


    Description: Independent study in clarinet.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2311 - Saxophone


    Description: Independent study in saxophone.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2312 - Saxophone


    Description: Independent study in saxophone.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2331 - Bassoon


    Description: Independent study in bassoon.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2332 - Bassoon


    Description: Independent study in bassoon.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
  
  • MUS 2351 - Trumpet


    Description: Independent study in trumpet.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
 

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