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Financial Aid
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Business Administration
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MBA Weekender Dates, 2013-2014
Business Administration Course Descriptions
Tier I - Foundation Courses
MBA 501. Foundations of Business
MBA 505. Foundations of Management
Tier II - Core Courses
MBA 512. Business Research design and methods
MBA 520. Marketing Management
MBA 532. Managerial Economics
MBA 540. Financial Management
MBA 552. Organizational Behavior and Leadership
MBA 560. Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 580. Business and Public Policy
Tier III - Elective Courses
MBA 516. Topics in Operations Management
MBA 526. Topics in Marketing
MBA 536. Advanced Topics in International Business
MBA 537. Global Business Experience
MBA 546. Topics in Finance
MBA 555. Human Resources Law and Compensation
MBA 566. Topics in Accounting
MBA 577. Topics in Health Care Management
MBA 585. Topics in Entrepreneurship
MBA 595-596. Independent Research
MBA 598. Topics
TIER IV - Capstone Courses
MBA 591. Strategic Management and Policy
MBA 592. Advanced Projects in Business
Creative Writing
Creative Writing
MA in Creative Writing Program Goals
Thesis Requirements
The Writer's Life
Craft and Technique
Art Delivery Method
Capstone Requirements
Creative Nonfiction
Documentary Film
Course Sequence
Creative Writing M.A. Course Descriptions
First Residency
CW 501R. The Professional Writer
First Project Semester
CW 502. Writing Fiction
CW 503. Writing Poetry
CW 504. Writing Screenplays
CW 505. Writing Plays
CW 506. Writing Creative Non-Fiction
CW 510R. Planning the Writing Life
Second Project Semester
CW 512F. Genre and Context in Fiction
CW 512P. Genre and Context in Poetry
CW 512S. Genre and Context in Screenwriting
CW 512L. Genre and Context in Playwriting
CW 512N. Genre and Context in Nonfiction
CW 512U. Genre and Context in Publishing
CW 512D. Genre and Context in Making Documentary Films
CW 514F. Genre and Context in Fiction
CW 514P. Genre and Context in Poetry
CW 514S. Genre and Context in Screenwriting
CW 514L. Genre and Context in Playwriting
CW 514N. Genre and Context in Nonfiction
CW 514U. Genre and Context in Publishing
CW 514D. Genre and Context in Making Documentary Films
Third Residency
CW 516R. Final Project/Thesis Plan
Third Project Semester
CW 520F. Final Project / Fiction Thesis
CW 520P. Final Project / Poetry Thesis
CW 520S. Final Project / Screenwriting Thesis
CW 520L. Final Project / Playwriting Thesis
CW 520N. Final Project / Nonfiction Thesis
CW 520U. Final Project / Publishing Thesis
CW 520D. Final Project / Documentary Film Thesis
Final Residency
CW 525R. Masters Capstone
CW 530. Continuous Registration
MFA in Creative Writing Goals
The Analysis Paper
The Teaching/Publishing Internship
The Final MFA Portfolio
Creative Writing M.F.A. Course Descriptions and Sequence
Residency #1
Project Term #1 -CW 612. Literary Analysis
CW 614. Revision Term
Residency #2 -- CW 616R. Writing in Education/Publishing
Project Term #2 -- CW 620. Writing in Education/Publishing Internships
CW 630. Continuous Registration
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Graduate Certificate In Sustainability Management
Earth and Environmental Sciences Course Descriptions
SUS 501. Introduction To Sustainability
SUS 502. Metrics of Sustainability
SUS 503. Sustainability Implementation
SUS 504. Industry-Focused Sustainability
Educational Leadership: Doctoral (ED.D.) & Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility
Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility
Doctoral Program Grading Scale
Master of Science in Education
Master's Degree Programs
The Art and Science of Teaching (AST)
Classroom Technology (CT)
Educational Development and Strategies (EDS)
School Business Leadership (SBL)
Early Childhood Literacy (ECL)
21st Century Teaching and Learning
Instructional Media (IM)
Instructional Technology (IT)
Educational Leadership (EDLS)
Online Teaching (OLT)
MS in Reading with Pennsylvania Reading Specialist Certificate
Middle Level Education Programs (EDML)
MS in Education with Special Education Certification Option
Autism Endorsement Program
Teaching English as a Second Language
Secondary Education
MS in International School Leadership
Letter of Endorsement: Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching
Education Course Descriptions
Area I - Foundations of Education
EDUCATION 510. Psychological Foundations of Education
EDUCATION 511. Philosophical Foundations of Education
EDUCATION 512. Social Foundations of Education
EDUCATION 513. Comparative Foundations of Education
EDUCATION 514. Issues in Education
EDUCATION 515. Cognition
EDUCATION 519. Issues, Laws and Trends in Education
Area II - Professional Skills in Education
EDUCATION 520. Using Assessment to Guide Instruction
EDUCATION 521. Statistics in Education
EDUCATION 522. Curriculum and Instruction
EDUCATION 525. Introduction to Educational Research / Master's Level
EDUCATION 585. Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
Area III - Elementary Education
EDUCATION 531. Children's Literature
EDUCATION 532-533. Problems in Elementary Education
EDUCATION 536. Elementary School Reading Instruction
Area IV - Secondary Education
EDUCATION 540. Special Methods in Secondary School Instruction
Area V - Educational Development and Strategies
ED 541 Designing Motivation for All Learners
ED 542 Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms (M.A.G.I.C.)
ED 543 Achieving Student Outcomes through Cooperative Learning
ED 548 Purposeful Learning through Multiple Intelligences
ED 549 Discovering the Power of Live Event Learning
ED 550 Project T.E.A.C.H.
ED 552 Teaching through Learning Channels
ED 553 Brain-Based Ways We Think and Learn
ED 554 Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility
ED 555 Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners
ED 557 Differentiated Instruction for Today's Classroom
ED 559 Behavioral, Academic, and Social Interventions for the Classroom
ED 560 Building Communication and Teamwork in the Classroom
ED 561 Reading Across the Curriculum
Area VI - Educational Computing Courses
EDUCATION 526. Internet Literacy for Educators
EDUCATION 527. Authoring Systems/Instructional Design
EDUCATION 528. Using Print Media to Support Education
EDUCATION 529. Distance Learning and ePedagogy
EDUCATION 530. Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Improve Learning
EDUCATION 577. Principles of Information Security
EDUCATION 579. Media Design
EDUCATION 580. Introduction to Educational Computing
EDUCATION 583. Courseware Design and Construction
EDUCATION 587. Technology Leadership
EDUCATION 588. Operating Systems & Networking
EDUCATION 589. Instructional Technology: Models and Methods
EDUCATION 591. Internship (Instructional Tech)
EDUCATION 5080. Technology For Assessment & Adaptation
EDUCATION 5081. Technology To Support All Learners
EDUCATION 5082. Technology To Support Curriculum & Instruction
Area VII - Special education (EDSP)
EDSP 501. Special Education Methodology I with Field Experience
EDSP 502. Special Education Methodology II with Field Experience
EDSP 503. Behavioral Management with Field Experience
EDSP 504. Assessment in Special Education
EDSP 505. Effective Practices in Special Education
EDSP 506. Internship in Special Education
Area VIII - Advanced Courses
EDUCATION 517. Principal as an Educational Leader
EDUCATION 523. Administrative Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction
EDUCATION 524. Action Research for Educational Change
EDUCATION 570. Professional Awareness for Cooperating Teachers
EDUCATION 571. Special Education Programming and Administration
EDUCATION 572. Extended Teaching
EDUCATION 573. Evaluation of Educational Programs
EDUCATION 575. School Law for Principals
EDUCATION 576. School Management and Communications
EDUCATION 578. Staff Development and Supervision
EDUCATION 590. Thesis
EDUCATION 592. K-12 Principal Internship
EDUCATION 594. Workshop
EDUCATION 595-596. Independent Study
EDUCATION 597. Seminar
EDUCATION 598. Topics
EDUCATION 599. Short Courses
Area IX - Educational Advanced Methods (EDAM)
Early Literacy Course Series
EDAM 5001. Early Literacy: Guiding Principles and Language Development (K-3)
EDAM 5002. Word Study K-3: Print Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Phonics, and High Frequency Words
EDAM 5003. Fluency and Vocabulary Development (K-3)
EDAM 5004. Developing Comprehension, Part I (K-3)
EDAM 5005. Developing Comprehension, Part II (K-1)
EDAM 5006. Developing Comprehension, Part II (2-3)
EDAM 5007. Differentiated Small Group Instruction (K-1)
EDAM 5008. Differentiated Small Group Instruction (2-3)
EDAM 5009. Developing Independent Readers (K-3)
EDAM 5010. Connecting Reading and Writing (K-1)
EDAM 5011. Connecting Reading and Writing (2-3)
EDAM 5012. Master Teacher Practicum: Applying Action Research to Develop a Results-driven Early Literacy Classroom
EDAM 5013. Teacher Leadership
Coaching Course Series
EDAM 5020. Instructional Coaching I
EDAM 5021. Instructional Coaching II
EDAM 5022. Problem-based Approach to Instructional Coaching
EDAM 5023. Problem-based Approach to K-3 Literacy Coaching
Teaching In The 21st Century Course Series
EDAM 5030. Teaching in the 21st Century
EDAM 5031. Action Research for Educational Change
EDAM 5032. Using Assessment to Guide Instruction
EDAM 5033. Developing Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum
EDAM 5034. Applying Advanced Technology to Support Standards-based Instruction
EDAM 5035. Teaching Authentic Content in the 21st Century
EDAM 5036. Differentiated Instruction to Meet the Needs of All Learners
EDAM 5037. Inquiry-based Learning in the 21st Century
EDAM 5038. Project-based Learning in the 21st Century
EDAM 5039. Applying 21st Century Teaching to Educational Practice
The Art and Science of Teaching (AST)
EDAM 5040. Foundations of the Art and Science of Teaching
EDAM 5041. Establishing Learning Goals to Support Learning & Instructional Design
EDAM 5042. Monitoring & Measuring Student Progress
EDAM 5043. Actively Processing New Content
EDAM 5044. Extending Student Learning
EDAM 5045. Designing Instruction for Student Engagement
EDAM 5046. Creating an Effective Classroom Environment
EDAM 5047. Developing Relationships and High Expectations for Student Learning
EDAM 5048. Applying the Art and Science of Teaching
Area X - School Business Leadership (SBL)
SBL 501. Public Relations and School Communications
SBL 502. School Facility Management
SBL 503. Financial Operations of School Districts
SBL 504. Financial Planning and Management for School Business
SBL 505. Human Resources in Education
SBL 506. Materials Management in Schools
SBL 507. Information Technology in Education
SBL 508. Student Transportation
SBL 509. Food Service in Education
SBL 510. Leadership for School Business
Area XI - Education - Instructional Media (EDIM)
EDIM 501. Cognition & Technology: Aligning Brain Based Research & Technology Integration
EDIM 502. Project Based Learning
EDIM 503. Differentiation Supported by Technology
EDIM 504. Digital Storytelling
EDIM 507. Globalization and Advocacy
EDIM 508. Digital Media in the Classroom
EDIM 510. WEB 2.0: Impacting Learning Environments
EDIM 511. Portable Video Production & Application
EDIM 513. Inquiry Based Learning
EDIM 514. Internet Tools for Teaching
Area XII - English as a Second Language
ESL 501. Approaches to Teaching Second Languages
ESL 502. Language Concepts for Second Language Learning and Teaching
ESL 503. Second Language Assessment
ESL 504. Intercultural Communication for Language Teachers
ESL 505. Second Language
ESL 506. Teaching the Four Skills: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
ESL 507. Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition
ESL 508. Second Language Program Development
ESL 509. Computer Assisted Language Learning
ESL 512. ESL Teaching and Evaluation from Theory to Practice
Area XIII - Online Teaching (OLT)
ED 5001. Social & Ethical Issues in Distance Learning (Wilkes)
ED 5002. Instructional Design for Online Educators ™ (PLS)
ED 5003. Facilitating Online Learning Communities ™ (PLS)
ED 5004. Action Research in the e-Learning Environment ™ (PLS)
ED 5010. Teaching 3-D in a Virtual Environment (Wilkes)
ED 5011. Digital Video in Instructional Design and Delivery (Wilkes)
ED 5012. Trends and Innovations in Instructional Technology (Wilkes)
ED 5020. Using Online Resources to Bring Primary Sources to the Classroom™ (PLS)
ED 5021. Blended and Synchronous Learning Design™ (PLS)
ED 5022. Simulations and Gaming Technologies for the Classroom™ (PLS)
ED 5023. Building Online Collaborative Environments™ (PLS)
ED 5024. Educating the Net-Generation™ (PLS)
Area XIV - Autism Endorsement Program
AUT 501. Autism Diagnosis and Treatment
AUT 502. Applied Behavioral Analysis and Autism
AUT 503. Autism Scope and Sequence
AUT 504. Advanced Autism Instruction and Intervention
Area XV. MS in Reading with Pennsylvania Reading Specialist Certificate
EDAM 5060. Foundations of Literacy and Language Acquisition
EDAM 5049. Content Reading
EDAM 5061. Assessing Literacy
EDAM 5062. Vocabulary and Comprehension Development
EDAM 5063. Developing Reading Through Writing
EDAM 5064. Instructional Strategies to Support Independent Readers
EDAM 5065. Literacy Leadership and Coaching
EDAM 5066. Accommodations and Adaptations in Literacy for Diverse Learners
EDSP 501. Special Education I with Field Experience
ESL 506. Teaching the Four Skills: Reading, Writing, Listening, & Speaking
EDAM 5067. Reading Specialist Internship
Area XVI. The MS in Middle Level Education
Required for All Middle Level Concentrations
ED 569. Teaching Diverse Learners using Inclusive Classroom Practices
Middle Level Courses
EDML 5000. Foundations of the Education Profession
EDML 5001. Teaching Adolescent Learners at the Middle Level
EDML 5007. Development of the Adolescent Learner at the Middle Level
EDML 5009.Internship in Middle Level Education
Middle Level Core Knowledge Courses
EDML 5002. Mathematics in Middle Level Instruction
EDML 5003. Science in Middle Level Instruction
EDML 5004. English and Language Arts in Middle Level Education
EDML 5005. Social Studies in Middle Level Education
Academic Subject Concentration Courses
Middle Level Mathematics
EDML 5010. Number Theory for Middle Level Education
EDML 5011. Concepts of Measurement for Middle Level Education
EDML 5012. Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics in Middle Level Education
EDML 5013. Algebraic Concepts in Middle Level Education
EDML 5014. Geometry Essentials in Middle Level Education
EDML 5015. Mathematical Problem Solving in Middle Level Education
Middle Level Science
EDML 5020. Scientific Inquiry for MiddleMiddle Level Science
EDML 5021. Physics and Scientific Techniques for Middle Level Education
EDML 5022. Biology and Life Sciences for Middle Level Education
EDML 5023. Physical Sciences for Middle Level Education
EDML 5024. Earth and Space Sciences for Middle Level Education
EDML 5025. Basic Chemistry for Middle Level Education
Middle Level English/Language Arts
EDML 5030. Adolescent Literature
EDML 5031. Literary Forms & Media Literacy in Middle Level Education
EDML 5032. Reading Strategies in Middle Level Education
EDML 5033. Teaching and Evaluating Writing I in Middle School
EDML 5034. Teaching & Evaluating Writing II in Middle Level Education
Middle Level Social Studies
EDML 5040. US History in Middle Level Education
EDML 5041. Teaching Geography in Middle Level Education
EDML 5042. Government and Civics in Middle Level Education
EDML 5043. World History in Middle Level Education
EDML 5044. Fundamentals of Economics in Middle Level Education
MS in International School Leadership
EDIL 5001. Vision and Mission to Guide International Schools
EDIL 5002. Leading for Staff and Student Learning in International Schools
EDIL 5003. Governance in International Schools
EDIL 5004. International School Management and Leadership
EDIL 5005. Building and Sustaining a Healthy International School Culture
EDIL 5006. Ethical Leadership in International Schools
EDIL 5007. Situational Awareness and Diplomacy in International Schools
EDIL 5008. Continuous Professional Growth for International School Leaders
EDIL 5009. Organizational Theory and Leadership
EDIL 5010. Introduction to Educational Research
EDIL 5011. Technology Leadership
EDIL 5012. Intercultural Communications
Doctoral Core Areas (Required for all Ed.D. students)
Leadership Core Courses
ED 610. Ethics for Educational Leaders
ED 612. Leadership, Diversity and Societal Change
ED 614. Organizational and LeadershipTheory
Research Core Courses
ED 681. Introduction to Educational Research
ED 682. Quantitative Methods for Educational Research I
ED 683. Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
ED 684. Special Topics in Educational Research
ED 685. Quantitative Methods for Educational Research II
ED 686. Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
Dissertation Core Courses
ED 697. Dissertation Proposal Seminar
ED 698. A, B & C Dissertation
ED 699. Dissertation Maintenance
Course Descriptions for Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
Major Areas of Study
K-12 Administration Major Courses *
ED 623. Educational Technology Leadership
ED 625. Professional Development & Supervision
ED 627. Advanced Issues in Educational Law
ED 628. Human Resource Development and Labor Negotiations
ED 629. Strategic Planning for Public and Non-profit Organizations
ED 650. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
ED 652. Special Education Administration
ED 654. School Finance and Facilities Administration
ED 658. Advanced Studies in School District Leadership
ED 659. Superintendent Internship (90 Hours)
Elective Courses
ED 616. Public Relations: Issues and Trends for Educational Leaders
Higher Education Major Courses *
ED 627. Advanced Issues in Educational Law
ED 628. Human Resource Development and Labor Negotiations
ED 629. Strategic Planning for Public and Non-profit Organizations
ED 660. Higher Education Institutions and Adult Learners
ED 662. Faculty and Academic Governance in Higher Education
ED 663. Faculty Development & Curriculum Management
ED 664. Financial Management in Higher Education
ED 665. Institutional Advancement in Higher Education
ED 668. Student Services and Enrollment Management in Higher Education
ED 669. Internship in Higher Education Administration (90 hours)
Educational Technology Major Courses
ED 623. Educational Technology Leadership
ED 632. Cognition and Learning
ED 633. Media Design for Instruction
ED 635. Integrating Technology for Diverse Learners
ED 639. Internship in Education Technology Leadership
ED 640. Instructional Design and Development
ED 643. Trends and Innovation in Instructional Technology
ED 644. Graphic Design for Instruction
ED 645. Technology Supported Assessment
ED 646. Adaptive and Assistive Technology in Education
ED 647. Web Design and Development for Learning
Elective Courses in Educational Technology
ED 637. Systems Infrastructure & Management
ED 638. Information Security
Curriculum and Instruction Major Courses
ED 626. Politics and Policy for Educational Leaders
ED 627. Advanced Issues in Educational Law
ED 670. Curriculum Theory
ED 671. Measurement and Assessment
ED 672. Curriculum Design and Instructional Models
ED 679. Internship in Curriculum and Instruction
Choose One
ED 623. Educational Technology Leadership
ED 640. Instructional Design and Development
ED 645. Technology Supported Assessment
Choose One
ED 632. Cognition and Learning
ED 650. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
ED 673. Controversies in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Choose Two
ED 625. Professional Development & Supervision
ED 652. Special Education Administration
ED 660. Higher Education Institutions and Adult Learners
ED 663. Faculty Development & Curriculum Management
Biology/Secondary Education
Biology/Secondary Education Course Descriptions
BIO 406. Invertebrate Biology
BIO 411. Comparative Physiology
BIO 412. Parasitology
BIO 414. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BIO 421. Mammalian Physiology
BIO 423. Functional Histology
BIO 425. Endocrinology
BIO 426. Immunology and Immunochemistry
BIO 427. Medical Microbiology
BIO 428. Developmental Biology
BIO 429. Virology
BIO 430. Introduction to Bioinformatics
BIO 438. Biology of Cancer
BIO 441. Freshwater Ecosystems
BIO 443. Marine Ecology
BIO 444. Ecology
BIO 445. Genetics
BIO 446. Animal Behavior
BIO 461. Plant Form and Function
BIO 462. Plant Diversity
BIO 466. Field Botany
BIO 468. Medical Botany
BIO 498. Topics
Chemistry/Secondary Education
Chemistry/Secondary Education Course Descriptions
CHM 421. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 423. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
CHM 461. Biochemistry I
CHM 462. Biochemistry II
CHM 463. Biochemistry Laboratory
CHM 498. Topics
English/Secondary Education
English/Secondary Education Course Descriptions
ENGLISH 431. Studies in Medieval English Literature
ENGLISH 432. Studies in Sixteenth-Century Literature
ENGLISH 433. Studies in Seventeenth-Century Literature
ENGLISH 434. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature
ENGLISH 435. Studies in Romantic Literature
ENGLISH 436. Studies in Victorian Literature
ENGLISH 440. Studies in Chaucer
ENGLISH 442. Studies in Shakespeare
ENGLISH 444. Studies in Milton
ENGLISH 450. Studies in the English Novel
ENGLISH 451. Studies in Postmodernism
ENGLISH 452. Studies in the American Novel
ENGLISH 453. Studies in Postcolonial Literature
ENGLISH 455. Studies in the Modern Novel
ENGLISH 458. Studies in Contemporary Fiction
ENGLISH 461. Studies in Early English Drama
ENGLISH 463. Restoration and 18th Century Drama
ENGLISH 465. Studies in Modern Drama
ENGLISH 466. Studies in American or British Drama
ENGLISH 468. Studies in Contemporary Drama
ENGLISH 470. Studies in Modern British Poetry
ENGLISH 476. Studies in Modern American Poetry
ENGLISH 494. Literary Criticism
ENGLISH 495-496. Independent Research
ENGLISH 497. Seminar
ENGLISH 498. Topics
History/Secondary Education
History/Secondary Education Course Descriptions
HISTORY 421. American Cultural and Social History
HISTORY 424. American Economic History
HISTORY 425. Diversity in Pennsylvania History
HISTORY 428. History of the Foreign Policy of the United States
HISTORY 429. American Women's History
HISTORY 431. Colonial America
HISTORY 432. The New Nation
HISTORY 433. Victorian America
HISTORY 434. The United States, 1900-1945
HISTORY 435. The United States since 1945
HISTORY 441-442. History of Great Britain and the British Empire and Commonwealth
HISTORY 445. History of Northeastern Europe
HISTORY 446. History of the Balkans
HISTORY 448. History of Russia
HISTORY 452. The Renaissance and Reformation
HISTORY 453. Age of Absolutism
HISTORY 454. The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon
HISTORY 455. Europe in the Nineteenth Century
HISTORY 456. World War I and Versailles Europe
HISTORY 457. The World Since 1945
HISTORY 476. World War II
HISTORY 495-496. Independent Research
HISTORY 497. Seminar
HISTORY 498. Topics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Engineering and Physics
Master of Science in Bioengineering
Bioengineering Course Descriptions
BEGR 401. Applied Engineering Analysis
BEGR 408. BioMEMs
BEGR 409. Introduction to Bioengineering
BEGR 411. Integrated Product Development
BEGR 415. 3-D Modeling in Human Anatomy and Physiology
BEGR 424. Molecular Biology
BEGR 426. Immunology and Immunochemistry
BEGR 427. Medical Microbiology
BEGR 429. Virology
BEGR 430. Bioinformatics
BEGR 451. Mechatronics/Bioinstrumentation
BEGR 452. Nanotechnology
BEGR 465. Biochemistry
BEGR 472. Cellular Biophysics
BEGR 474. Imaging in Biomedicine
BEGR 488. Biomedical Devices and Design
BEGR 498. Biofluidics and Microfluidics
BEGR 498. Biomechanics – Muscular-Skeleton Mechanics
BEGR 501. Bioengineering Experimentation and Analysis
BEGR 502. Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering
BEGR 599: Thesis/Project
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (M.S.E.E.)
Electrical Engineering Course Descriptions
EE 403. Computational Techniques in Electrical Engineering
EE 405. Advanced Laboratory Experience for Graduate Students
EE 410. Linear System Theory
EE 414. Modern Control Systems
EE 415. Digital Control Systems Design
EE 416. Robot Vision
EE 418. Controls and Kinematics in Navigation
EE 421. Power System Analysis
EE 425. Power Electronics
EE 432. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
EE 435. Microstrip Circuit Design
EE 436. Antenna Theory and Design
EE 441. Digital Systems Design
EE 442. Microcomputer Operation and Design
EE 444. Operating System Principles
EE 445. Computer Organization
EE 446. Computer Architecture
EE 451. Opto-electronics
EE 460. Stochastic Processes in Engineering
EE 461. Digital Communications
EE 465. Digital Signal Processing
EE 471. Advanced Solid State Devices
EE 474. Integrated Circuit Design
EE 481. Advanced Microelectronics Lab
EE 482. Advanced Communication and Antenna Lab
EE 498. Topics in Electrical Engineering
EE 510. Optimal Filtering Theory
EE 514. Optimal Control Theory
EE 516. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
EE 521. Computer Aided Analysis of Power Systems
EE 535. Microwave Circuits
EE 541. Microprocessor-based Systems Design
EE 560. Detection and Estimation Theory
EE 561. Computer Communication Networks
EE 562. Optical Communication
EE 565. Digital Image Processing
EE 568. Modern Navigation Systems
EE 571. Modern Solid State Devices and Design
EE 590. Project/Thesis
EE 598. Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Management
Engineering Management Course Descriptions
EGM 510. Engineering Project Decision Processes
EGM 515. Quality Processes for Design and Production
EGM 516. Management Science
EGM 520. Operations Analysis and Resource Allocation
EGM 525. Project Analysis and Resource Allocation
EGM 530. Stochastic Models in Engineering Management
EGM 534. Material & Intellectual Property
EGM 536. Product Design & Development
EGM 538. Automation Production and Systems
EGM 540. Lean Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing
EGM 544. Emerging Technologies
EGM 545. Applied Engineering Analysis
EGM 580. Graduate Project Continuum
EGM 581. Graduate Project Completion
EGM 590. Thesis Continuum
EGM 591. Graduate Project Completion
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (M.S.M.E.)
Mechanical Engineering Course Descriptions
ME 401. Applied Engineering Analysis
ME 402. Engineering Computational Analysis
ME 411. Product Development
ME 418. Quality Control Engineering
ME 425. Energy Systems
ME 427. Transport Phenomena
ME 432. Vibration of Dynamic Systems
ME 436. Solid Mechanics
ME 438. Machine Design
ME 439. Classical Mechanics
ME 442. Material Science
ME 451. Mechatronics
ME 452. Nano-Technology
ME 454. Control Systems
ME 498. Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
ME 501. Graduate Education Continuum
ME 599. Thesis/Project
Computer Science Course Descriptions
CS 419. Principles of Programming Languages
CS 421. Simulation and Data Analysis
CS 423. Theory of Computation
CS 424. Systems Analysis
CS 425. Database Management
CS 426. Operating System Principles
CS 427. Compiler Design
CS 428. Algorithms
CS 430. Computer Architecture
CS 434. Software Engineering
CS 435. Advanced Database Concepts
CS 440. Artificial Intelligence
CS 450. Object-Oriented Programming
CS 455. Computer Networks
CS 460. Linear Programming
CS 463. Operations Research
CS 464. Numerical Analysis
CS 467. Computer Graphics
CS 483. Web Development
CS 495-496. Independent Study in Computer Science
CS 498. Topics in Computer Science
Mathematics Course Descriptions
MTH 411. Real Analysis
MTH 413. Functions of Several Variables
MTH 414. Complex Analysis
MTH 431. Abstract Algebra I
MTH 432. Abstract Algebra II
MTH 442. Topology
MTH 443. Geometry
MTH 451. Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
MTH 452. Probability and Mathematical Statistics II
MTH 454. Statistical Methodology
MTH 460. Linear Programming
MTH 461. Applied Mathematics I
MTH 462. Applied Mathematics II
MTH 463. Operations Research
MTH 464. Numerical Analysis
MTH 470. Readings In Mathematics
MTH 511. Measure and Integration
MTH 513. Functional Analysis
MTH 532. Modern Algebra
MTH 542. Algebraic Topology
MTH 498/598. Topics in Mathematics
MTH 590. Thesis Writing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science with Major in Nursing
RN-MS Program
Post Graduate Certificate Programs
Course Descriptions
NSG 500. Advanced Health Assessment
NSG 501. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science
NSG 502. Advanced Nursing Research
NSG 504. Advanced Role Development in Nursing
NSG 505. Health Care Policy and Models of Care
NSG 506. Advanced Practice in Adult Gerontology Clinical I
NSG 515. Advanced Practice in Adult Gerontology Clinical II
NSG 526. Clinical Modalities in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice
NSG 527. Psychopathology, Theories, and Advanced Clinical Modalities
NSG 530. Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice
NSG 533. Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing
NSG 535. Advanced Practice in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing I
NSG 536. Advanced Practice in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing II
NSG 540. The Nursing Curriculum: Development and Implementation
NSG 541. Teaching Methodologies and Strategies in Nursing
NSG 542. Evaluation in Nursing Education
NSG 544. Clinical Practice in Education I
NSG 545. Clinical Practice in Education II
NSG 550. Diagnostic Reasoning for Nurse Practitioners
NSG 551. Mental Health Perspectives of Culturally Diverse, Rural, and Underserved Populations
NSG 552. Psychopharmacology
NSG 553. Adult Health Perspectives of Culturally Diverse, Rural, and Underserved Populations
NSG 554. Advanced Practice in Adult-Gerontology I
NSG 555. Advanced Practice in Adult-Gerontology II
NSG 560. Healthcare Operations for the Nurse Executive
NSG 561. Organizational Leadership for the Nurse Executive
NSG 562. Advanced Leadership Topics for the Nurse Executive
NSG 563. Nurse Executive Practicum I
NSG 564. Clinical Nurse Executive Practicum II
NSG 590. Scholarly Review
NSG 600. Nursing Informatics
NSG 601. Biostatistics
NSG 602. Ethical Principles for Advanced Nursing Practice
NSG 603. Application of Nursing Research
NSG 604. Epidemiology and Environmental Health
NSG 605. Collaboration in Health Care Delivery
NSG 606. Diversity and Social Issues
NSG 607. Leadership in Advanced Nursing Practice
NSG 608a and b. Scholarly Project
The Doctor of Pharmacy Program Required Courses and Recommended Course Sequence for Professional Program
P-1 Fall Semester
P-1 Spring Semester
P-1 Summer
P-2 Fall Semester
P-2 Spring Semester
P-2 Summer
P-3 Fall Semester
P-3 Spring Semester
P-4 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential Year
Pharmacy Courses
Introductory Pharmacy Experience (IPPE)
PHA 335. Introductory Pharmacy Experience (IPPE)
PHA 440. Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II
PHA 445. Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III
PHA 555. Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
Pharmacy General Courses
PHA 301 & PHA 304. Foundations of Pharmacy Practice
PHA 302, 401, 402, 501, 502. Pharmaceutical Care Lab I - V
PHA 308. Pharmaceutical and Health Care Delivery
PHA 310. Clinical Research and Design
PHA 311 & PHA 312. Pharmaceutics I & II
PHA 313. Pharmacy Calculations
PHA 327. Medical Microbiology
PHA 331 & PHA 332. Medical Anatomy & Physiology I & II
PHA 405. Pharmaceutical Care Systems: Design & Control
PHA 410. Immunology/Biotechnology
PHA 411. Biopharmaceutics & Clinical Pharmacokinetics
PHA 412. Management of Pharmacy Operations
PHA 503 and PHA 504. Longitudinal Care Lab I & II
PHA 505. Pharmacy Law
PHA 509. Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Products & Services
PHA 532. Alternative Medicine and Nutrition
Pharmacy Elective Courses
PHA 395-396. Independent Study
PHA 450. Neuropharmacology of Drugs of Abuse
PHA 452. Extemporaneous Compounding
PHA 495-496. Independent Study
PHA 595-596. Independent Study
PHA 534. Introduction to Hospital Pharmacy Practice
PHA 536. Principles of Advanced Community Pharmacy Management
PHA 538. Pediatric Pharmocotherapy
PHA 540. Comprehensive Diabetes Management
PHA 550. Principles of Experimental Pharmacology
PHA 551. Veterinary Products
PHA 552. Principles of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmacotherapeutic Modules
PHA 421. Pharmacotherapeutics I: Principles of Pharmacology & Medicinal Chemistry
PHA 423. Pharmacotherapeutics Ii: Principles of Pharmacotherapeutics
PHA 425. Pharmacotherapeutics III: Self-Care and Dermatology*
PHA 426. Pharmacotherapeutics IV: Gastrointestinal Disorders*
PHA 428. Pharmacotherapeutics V: Infectious Diseases*
PHA 430. Pharmacotherapeutics VI: Hematology, Joint Disorders, Surgery*
PHA 521. Pharmacotherapeutics VII: Pulmonary Disorders*
PHA 523. Pharmacotherapeutics VIII: Cardiovascular Disorders*
PHA 525. Pharmacotherapeutics IX: Renal Disorders*
PHA 526. Pharmacotherapeutics X: Endocrine Disorders & Women's Health Issues*
PHA 528. Pharmacotherapeutics XI: Neoplastic Diseases*
PHA 530. Pharmacotherapeutics XII: Central Nervous System Disorders*
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)
PHA 510. General Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
PHA 511. Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
PHA 512. Community Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
PHA 513. Health System Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
PHA 599 A, B, C. Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Rotations
Pharmacotherapeutic Modules
Academic Calendar 2013 - 2014
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