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Spring 2019 Courses

  • ACG2021 - Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
    This course offers an introduction to financial accounting concepts, placing emphasis on financial statements and how they reflect business transactions. Please note, Accounting Majors must earn at least a "B" in this course to proceed to required 3000 level accounting courses.
  • ACG2071 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)
    Prerequisite: ACG2021 with a grade of "C-" or better..
    This course offers an introduction to managerial accounting concepts. Please note, Accounting majors must earn at least a "B" in this course to proceed to required 3000 level accounting courses.
  • ACG3171 - Analysis of Financial Statement Presentation (3)
    Prerequisite: ACG2021 with a grade of "C-" or better.
    This course offers an analysis of the assumptions and procedures underlying financial statements and the impact of accounting policies on the use of the financial disclosures made by business enterprises. Credit not allowed for accounting majors.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • ACG3331 - Cost Accounting and Analysis for Business Decisions (3)
    Prerequisite: ACG2071 with a grade of "C-" or better.
    This course studies techniques of cost accounting and cost analysis for various business decisions. Credit is not allowed for accounting majors.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • ACG4941 - Accounting Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: Instructor Permission.
    This accounting internship is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real-world experience in the accounting field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • ADV3410 - Hispanic Marketing Communication (3)
    This course prepares undergraduate students to become educated decision makers and consumers of information regarding US Hispanic marketing communication issues.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • ADV4603 - Account Planning (3)
    This course explores account planning as a growing practice in advertising and public relations that emphasizes placing the consumer at the center of strategic planning. The account planner obtains consumer insights and ensures that the planning process is informed by consumer needs, values, and dispositions.
  • ADV5416 - Multicultural Marketing Communication (3)
    This course explores consumer behavior similarities and differences among Hispanic, Asian, African-American,and Non-Hispanic White cultural market segments in the United States. The course also provides opportunities for original research into issues of culture and marketing communication.
  • ADV5605 - Account Planning (3)
    This course prepares students to connect consumers with advertising and marketing in public relations and other communication fields.
  • AMH2020 - A History of the United States Since 1877 (3)
    This course surveys the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present with emphasis on social, economic, and political problems of the 20th century. May not be taken by students with test credit in American history.
  • APK2001 - Medical and Scientific Terminology (3)
    This course is the study of medical and scientific terminology, the language of medicine that focuses on prefixes, suffixes, word roots and their combining forms by review of each body system and specialty area. Emphasis is on word construction, usage, comprehension, pronunciation, and spelling. In addition, students gain information regarding anatomy and physiology, pathology, diagnostic/surgical procedures, pharmacology, scientific equipment and instruments, and abbreviations.
  • ARH2000 - Art, Architecture, and Artistic Vision (3)
    This course focuses on a thematic approach to the understanding and appreciation of works of art.
  • ART3654C - Web 1: Art, Design, Code (3)
    Prerequisite: ART1201, ART1300, and ART1602.
    In this course, students learn to conceptualize, design, and program responsive websites as both an applied and creative practice. Through a combination of technical topics in interface design and development such as usability, coding in HTML, CSS, Javascript and Jquery, as well as readings and discussions around net-based artworks and historical and cultural concerns surrounding the internet as a communication platform, students execute interactive projects that are both culturally-relevant and technically sophisticated.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • BUL3310 - The Legal & Ethical Environment of Business (3)
    An introduction to the legal setting in which business operates. Emphasis on public and regulatory law and on the social, political, and ethical aspects of legal issues in business. Subjects include the nature of law and legal process, administrative law, business and the Constitution, statutory and common law, agency/unemployment law, and related topics.
  • CCJ3011 - Criminology (3)
    This course offers an examination of the field of criminology, including its theories, basic assumptions, and definitions.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • The Criminal Justice System videoCCJ3024 The Criminal Justice System | View video text only (3)
    This course provides an advanced overview of principles and practical applications of criminal law, criminal procedure, and criminological theory. Special emphasis is placed on how the components of the criminal justice system: the prosecutorial and defense function, the judiciary, and the field of corrections are synthesized into a functioning process of public safety and security.
  • Crime in Media videoCCJ3032 Crime in Media | View video text only (3)
    This course provides students with an understanding of the impact of the media on crime, criminals, the criminal justice system, and the general public. The focus of this course is the historical impact of media and its influences on the outcomes of both routine and sensational cases within the American criminal justice system and how media reporting affects the policy making processes and the social definitions of crime.
  • CCJ3678 - Policing Diversity: Race, Gender, Religion, and Crime (3)
    This course provides students with a theoretical and practical foundation for addressing issues of diversity as public safety and security practitioners. Focus is on an analysis of current local, regional, and national demographics regarding the impact of race, ethnicity, gender, and religion in criminal justice as both producers and victims for crime. Students explore some of the various strategies municipalities have implemented to better serve diverse populations such as policies, laws, and procedures.
  • Applied Probability for Research and Investigation videoCCJ4710 Applied Probability for Research and Investigation | View video text only (3)
    Prerequisite: CCJ4744.
    This course explores how probability and statistics underlie the decisions of researchers and investigators and how to evaluate the expression of probabilistic and statisical information being used to support such decisions. It provides an overview of types of quantitative data products concentrating on their interpretation and application. Techniques for combining multiple forms of evidence to achieve proof are examined.
  • CCJ5079 - Managing Intelligence Analysis Functions (3)
    This course addresses the advanced functions of crime mapping, crime analysis, intelligence dissemination, oversight of the intelligence function and error rates.
  • CCJ5748 - Advanced Evidentiary Reasoning for Criminal Intelligence (3)
    This course focuses on the production of intelligence from the analysis of multiple and diverse sources of information and on its use by formal and informal intelligence agencies. Emphasis is placed on the development of models for making decisions on information that is uncertain and from diverse sources. Techniques are examined for collecting and using both qualitative and quantitative data as it relates to the role of local public safety and security personnel and organizations as both producers and consumers of intelligence.
  • CDA3100 - Computer Organization I (3)
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: COP3330 and MAD2104.
    This core course is intended for computer science majors with previous C/C++ background. The course introduces fundamental concepts in computer organization and digital logic design, including numbering systems and number representation, logic gates and design, the Von-Neumann architecture principle, and the machine instruction cycle. Assembly language programming with C language interfacing is also presented, reinforcing basic computer structure and machine cycle operation principles.
  • CEN4021 - Software Engineering II (3)
    Prerequisite: CEN4020.
    This course is the second of a two-semester sequence on project-system development and focuses on software design and implementation. Topics include software design, architectures, testing, deployment, metrics, configuration management, reusability, portability, and interoperability.
  • CGS2060 - Computer Fluency (3)
    This course teaches important computer and digital technology concepts and skills necessary to succeed in careers and in life. Course topics range from computer literacy basics, to today's technologies, and to the information systems on which today's businesses and organizations depend. Students learn about telecommunications, the Internet and the Web, management information systems, digital media, information security, digital society, as well as ethics.
  • CGS2518 - Spreadsheets for Business Environments (3)
    This course provides an in-depth study of spreadsheets utilizing a problem-solving approach. Spreadsheet-based solutions are explored for common business tasks and problems. The course presents a thorough coverage of spreadsheet functions and tools, along with a deep understanding of their purpose in a business environment. The course is ideal for students with professional interests related to business and economics, as well as for students wishing to obtain a deeper understanding of spreadsheets in general.
  • CGS2821 - Introduction to Web Site Design (3)
    This course teaches proper Web site design techniques to students from all degree programs. Topics include visual design and graphics, information architecture, usability and accessibility, communication, adaptation to audience, markup languages, and development tools and processes. Coursework is focused on applying proper Web site design principles and techniques to projects in the students' disciplines. The course is gauged for beginners who are computer competent; it does not teach computer programming.
  • CHD2220 - Child Growth and Development: The Foundation Years (3)
    This course is the study of children from birth through middle childhood.
  • CHD3243 - Contexts in Adolescent Development (3)
    Prerequisite: CHD2220.
    This course examines the developmental process related to cognitive, physical, and psychosocial growth from pre to late adolescence and the reciprocal influences of various contexts in which these youth are embedded, such as families, peer groups, schools, and communities.
  • CHD4537 - Parenting (3)
    Prerequisite: Major Status.
    This course is a comprehensive review of the contemporary theory and research in parenting. The course is organized developmentally, focusing on the emerging needs, responsibilities, and skills required by parents at progressive stages of their children's development.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • CHD4630 - Methods of Studying Families and Children (3)
    Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Admission to the major..
    This course examines research methods, concepts, principles, and issues in studying families and children.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • CIS3250 - Ethics and Computer Science (3)
    This course presents basic ethical theories and analysis methods as they apply to ethical, social, and legal issues in computing and information technology. Case studies and hypothetical scenarios are discussed for their social, ethical, and legal implications, as well as analyzed through various ethical-analysis methodologies. The course fosters the development of skills in logical and critical analysis of issues and viewpoints.
  • CJC3311 - Corrections: Practices and Perspectives (3)
    This course introduces the major issues concerning the history, law, practices, and perspectives in American Corrections. Students examine the interaction of correctional perspectives and practices, their consequences, and policies being advocated to change them.
  • Interview and Interrogation videoCJE3612 Interview and Interrogation | View video text only (3)
    Prerequisite: CJE4611.
    This course provides both a theoretical and practical introduction to collecting reliable information via interviewing and interrogation for use in criminal justice and corporate investigations. Students examine and evaluate the key concepts of differential techniques of interviewing and interrogation, explanations of behavioral symptom analysis, principles of kinesics, aspects of verbalizations, explanation of legal constraints on confessions, the production of evidence indicating deception and malingering, and management aspects of the interview.
  • CJE3762 - Forensic Science in Investigation (3)
    This course combines various theories of the conduct of crime with knowledge of how physical evidence is produced during the commission of a crime to produce information that enables the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity. The course emphasizes decision-making in forensic science examinations and evaluation of their reliability.
  • CJE3762L - Forensic Science in Investigation Laboratory (1)
    This course combines various theories of the conduct of crime with knowledge of how physical evidence is produced during the commission of a crime to produce information that enables the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity. The course emphasizes decision-making in forensic science examinations and evaluation of their reliability.
  • CJE4135 - Impression and Pattern Evidence (2)
    This course introduces the concepts of identification and individualization employed in forensic science. In the course, students learn how to use class characteristics, wear characteristics, and individualizing characteristics in the identification and individualization process.
  • CJE4241 - Trace and Biometric Evidence (1)
    This course teaches the properties of trace evidence that are most useful in forensic comparison. It also covers biometric identification through biological characteristics that can be used for recognition.
  • Conduct of Investigation videoCJE4615 Conduct of Investigation | View video text only (3)
    Prerequisite: CJE4611.
    This course builds on the Criminal Investigations: Theory and Practice course to provide students the practice in applying investigative procedures within legal constraints; the use of specialized documentation and analyses required in the investigation of injury and death, crimes against persons and property; and the combination of evidence from crime scenes, medical-legal examinations, records, and interviews to produce legal proof and articulate its reliability.
  • CJE4710 - Public Safety and Security Capstone (3-15)
    Prerequisite: CCJ3024, CCJ3071, CCJ3484 and CCJ4710.
    This course focuses on the integration of knowledge, skills, and capabilities learned in the program through a capstone project thought working with a Public Safety and Security Agency or Guided Research.
  • CJE4733 - The Intelligence Process (3)
    Prerequisite: CJE3732, MAC1105 and CCJ4710, or STA2023, or STA2122 .
    This course covers a number of structured analytic techniques that provide an objective approach to conducting the intelligence process. The techniques presented in this course are used to process all-source intelligence which is applicable to law enforcement intelligence, counter-terrorism, tactical military, and competitive intelligence analysis.
  • CJE4734 - Intelligence Collection Strategies (3)
    Prerequisite: CJE3732 and STA2023.
    This course examines the formal intelligence collection process with emphases on Open Source and Human Intelligence. Students become familiar with the process, developing comprehensive strategies for the production of intelligence by satisfying levied requirements using a variety of intelligence sources available to local public safety and security personnel.
  • Scientific Underwater Investigation videoCJE4763 Scientific Underwater Investigation | View video text only (3)
    This course builds upon the Introduction to Underwater Investigation course by providing the technology to collect data in an underwater environment according to the scientific method. The course delineates the similarities and differences of investigative techniques used in forensic science and other science disciplines that function underwater.
  • CJE5743 - Introduction to Public Safety and Leadership (3)
    This course introduces the major issues, influences, and trends considered in the study and practice of public safety and leadership. The course includes the explanation and analysis of research theory as it applies to human behavior in the application of research and theory to the solving of real-world problems in the public safety and leadership context.
  • CJJ3013 - Youth Culture and Crime (3)
    This course explores the unique characteristics of juvenile offending and victimization by examining the cultural traits that differentiate youths from society in general. In doing so, the class investigates various distinct subcultures globally and the relationship between specific forms of offending and subcultural traits.
  • CLT2049 - Medical Terminology (3)
    This course introduces students to the medical and technical vocabulary based on Latin and Greek elements in medical Latin and English.
  • COM2080 - Online Communication & Presence (3)
    This course provides students with theoretical background and practical experience in constructing messages for online communication, as well as managing self-presentation and professional relationships in the online environment. The course includes critical analysis of information sources and audiences and the development and delivery of online oral presentations.
  • COM3332 - New Communication Technology & Contemporary Society (3)
    Relates the design, development, and the use of new communication technologies to social, economic, and policy implications.
  • COM4132 - Communication & Stress Management (3)
    Course provides practical education in controlling stress that emphasizes primarily organizational, intrapersonal, and interpersonal communication skills and utilizes primarily written channels.
  • COM4431 - Rhetoric of Global Corporation (3)
    This course provides opportunities to observe ways in which religious and musical rhetoric are employed by a major U.S. corporation with a global target market. The course emphasizes observation research that focuses primarily on communication theory and methods. The course requires that students spend forty-five documented hours performing lab/field work research and/or library research in the symbols and messages of an appropriate corporation.
  • COM5126 - Organizational Communication Theory & Practice (3)
    This course provides an overview of the major organizational communication theorists and shows students how they can be used to diagnose and solve communication and performance problems.
  • COP3252 - Internet Applications Programming with Java (3)
    Prerequisite: COP3330.
    This course covers the applications of the Java language to education, electronic commerce, scientific research, and distributed systems in general. Topics include the following: the architecture of the Web, including software and protocols for passing information in typical Web applications; introduction to the Java programming language; developing Graphical User Interfaces using Swing; an introduction to distributed objects using Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI); and server-side programming using Servlets and JDBC. Emphasis is placed on practical programming using these technologies.
  • COP3330 - Object Oriented Programming (3)
    Prerequisite: COP3014 or a comparable course in C or C++ programming.
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: COP3353.
    This course focuses on object-oriented programming in a modern programming language; classes, objects, inheritance, and polymorphism; introduction to data structures and container classes.
  • COP3353 - Introduction to UNIX (1)
    This course for majors and non-majors offers an introduction to the UNIX operating system. Topics include: UNIX history, requesting UNIX accounts, logging into a UNIX system, basic operating system concepts and file structure, basic commands, text editor(s) (to include emacs, vi, and pico), printing, mail, and online help. The goals of this course are to enable students to log in to their UNIX accounts from any type of computer and to have a basic understanding of the commands and utilities.
  • COP4020 - Programming Languages (3)
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: COP4530.
    This course covers the principles of programming languages, including language constructs, syntactic and semantic specification methods, runtime structures, implementation techniques, and alternative programming paradigms. The course involves programming assignments in a variety of languages and individual investigations accompanied by a required written report and oral presentation.
  • COP4530 - Data Structures, Algorithms, and Generic Programming (3)
    Prerequisite: COP3330 and MAD2104. Pre Or Corequisite: CDA3100.
    This course focuses on definition, use, and implementation of generic data structures using a modern programming language; reusable program components.
  • COP4610 - Introduction to Operating Systems (3)
    Prerequisite: COP4530.
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CDA3101. Prerequisite or Corequisite may be waived with instructor permission.
    This course explores design principles of batch, multiprogramming, and time sharing operating systems; linking; loading; input-output systems, inter acting processes, storage management, process and resource control, file systems.
  • COT4420 - Theory of Computation (3)
    Prerequisite: MAD3105.
    This course is an introduction to the theory of computation, including models of computation such as Turing machines; theory of programming languages, including grammars, parsing, syntax, and semantics.
  • CPO3103 - Comparative Government and Politics: Western Eurpoe (3)
    This course focuses on political behavior and institutions in Britain, Germany, France, and other European countries and transnational developments in Europe, such as the postindustrial society phenomenon, terrorism, Eurocommunism, and European federation.
  • ECO2000 - Introduction to Economics (3)
    This course is a survey of the discipline for people taking only one economics course. Historical perspective and major principles of theory are presented. Not to be taken by students who have had or who must take ECO 2013 and 2023. Not applicable to the economics major nor the economics minor.
  • ECO2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    This course explores aggregate economics and national income determination, money and monetary theory, present macroeconomic conditions, and aggregative policy alternatives; theory of international trade and the balance of payments; economic growth and development.
  • ECO2023 - Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    This course covers consumption, production, and resource allocations considered from a private and social point of view; microeconomic problems and policy alternatives; economics of inequality and poverty; and comparative economic systems.
  • ECO3223 - Financial Markets, the Banking Systemm and Monetary Policy (3)
    Prerequisite: ECO2013. ECO2023.
    This course explores the functions of money, bank creation of deposits, and credit; Federal Reserve control of money supply; and monetary theory and policy questions.
  • ECO3431 - Analysis of Economic Data (3)
    This course provides basic skills in finding, downloading, displaying, graphing, and analyzing economics data. Topics include locating data sources, graphics methods, such as data smoothing and interpolation, basic statistics, and bivariate and multivariate regression.
  • ECO4713 - International Finance (3)
    Prerequisite: ECO2013. ECO3223 or ECO4203 is recommended. ECO2013. ECO3223 or ECO4203 is recommended. ECO2023. ECO2023.
    This course focuses on the balance of payments; disequilibrium and adjustments; birth, evolution, and demise of the Bretton Woods System; the managed float; international monetary reform; multinational corporations.
  • ECP3010 - Economics of Art and Culture (3)
    Prerequisite: ECO2013. ECO2023.
    This course allows students to use traditional economic analysis of supply and demand to examine the markets for "high art". Students discover in the class that many of the standard approaches to economic analysis apply to these markets, but there are also features of the art markets that are unique.
  • ECS3200 - Economics of Asia (3)
    This course is a survey of economic development in the economies of East Asia. The course includes an economic analysis of the factors that contributed to the substantial growth in East Asia from 1960-1989 and the subsequent financial crisis that ensued in the 1990s.
  • EDF2085 - Teaching Diverse Populations (3)
    This course examines the complexity of the full range of human groupings and cultural perspectives, as well as the complex relationships among them. Students gain self-understanding in becoming culturally conscious participants in the global community through examining the differences between individuals and peoples, comparing cultures within the global community, and investigating diversity within Florida populations in general and school community populations in particular.
  • EDF4210 - Educational Psychology: Developing Learners (3)
    Prerequisite: n.
    This course is designed to introduce students to concepts of human development, learning, and motivation as foundations for the planning and implementation of classroom instruction. Students are expected to acquire and use theoretical knowledge to inform decisions about strategies for helping learners develop, learn, and achieve.
  • EDF5916 - Research Proposal Writing (1)
    This course provides the opportunity to develop a written research proposal (including literature review) and to select and specify the appropriate research design and data collection methods to answer one's research questions.
  • EDH5054 - The American Community College: History and Development (3)
    This course is designed to introduce students to the philosophy and historical evolution of the American Community College. The focus is on the social, economic, political, and educational forces that influence the community college, as well as the programs, services, and current issues.
  • EDH5055 - Introduction to Institutional Research (3)
    This course provides an introduction to institutional research as a discipline in higher education. Course content is addressed within the context of organizational, administrative, political and ethical issues in institutional research. Practical experience with research databases and insights from current practitioners in the field are integrated into the course content.
  • EDH5068 - Outcomes of Undergraduate Education (3)
    This course develops a historical and theoretical foundation for conceptualizing outcomes of undergraduate education. It considers theoretical, technical, and policy issues in the assessment of these outcomes.
  • EDH5506 - College and University Business Administration (3)
    This course addresses the enterprise of college and university business administration in the United States and the roles and responsibilities it plays in the overall higher educational process. Students are introduced to emerging trends and challenges faced by practitioners and also gain an understanding of how finance and business administration departments affect different consistency groups on and off campus. Departments explored include Police, Information Technology, Human Resources, Contracts and Grants, Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety, Purchasing and Auxiliary Enterprises.
  • EDH5639 - Management in Higher Education (3)
    This course provides theoretical grounding in management and link theory to practice and introduces students to performance competencies related to essential management skills in organizing, planning, and understanding their work environment. Students have an opportunity to utilize management tools and techniques for decision making, structuring and coordinating work groups, and for implementing change in higher-education organizations.
  • EDH5646 - Data Mining (3)
    This course introduces the basic theories and practice of data mining, a process which allows for large amounts of data to be analyzed in a sequential and logical process.
  • EDH6040 - Research on College Students (3)
    This course is designed to cover major areas related to the research on college students and discuss the challenges in conducting such types of research. The first part of the course reviews the major theories and conceptual frameworks related to college students, from transition to, experience in, and outcomes of college. The second part discusses methodological issues and other challenges in conducting research on college students.
  • EDH6505 - Finance in Higher Education (3)
    This seminar examines major issues in the financing of higher education in the United States, including major policy issues in higher education finance; the roles of the federal government and states; and institutional budgeting and financial management.
  • EME2040 - Introduction to Educational Technology (3)
    This course is an introduction to the use of educational technology in teaching and learning. Students learn to use personal computers and other technology for communication, presentations, and resource acquisition.
  • ENC2135 - Research, Genre, and Context (3)
    Prerequisite: ENC1101.
    This course focuses on teaching students research skills that allow them to effectively incorporate outside sources in their writing and to compose in a variety of genres for specific contexts.
  • ENT3003 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3)
    This course exposes students to the knowledge and skills required to be a successful entrepreneur. Topics include challenges of entrepreneurship, marketing and financial concerns, and management issues.
  • ENT3173 - Franchising (3)
    Prerequisite: ENT3003 or both ENT2010 and ENT2011.
    This course focuses on the special role of franchising as a form of entrepreneurship in the U.S. and international economies. Topics include success rates of franchisors and franchisees, advantages and disadvantages of franchising for both franchisors and franchisees, the process of franchising a business idea, and the process of selecting and working with a franchisor.
  • ENT3423 - Funding Sources for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (3)
    Prerequisite: ENT3003 or both ENT2010 and ENT2011.
    This course covers various aspects of financing an entrepreneurial venture. Major topics include attracting seed and growth capital from sources such as venture capital, investment banking, government, and commercial banks. Among the issues discussed are valuing a company, going public, selling out, acquisitions, bankruptcy, different legal forms of organization, partnerships, and taxes.
  • ENT4114 - New Venture Creation (3)
    This course gives students the opportunity to complete a business plan for the creation of a new venture. In the process of development, they identify new or emerging opportunities for providing goods or services, demonstrate the need for such goods or services through market research, and develop financial statements for the proposed venture.
  • ENT4943 - Entrepreneurship Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: ENT2010, ENT2011, and ENT3003.
    This course is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real world experience in the Entrepreneurship field through on-the-job-practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional and the Director of Internships and Career Services.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • EVI5355 - Issues of Blindness in Society (3)
    This course examines the many issues related to being blind in a society predicated on the presumption that people can use vision to manage societal demands. The losses unique to visual impairment are explored, and students are provided instructional strategies to assist individuals in living with visual impairment in a world designed for sighted people.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • EVR1001 - Introduction to Environmental (3)
    This course is an introduction to environmental science that covers the basic functioning of the earth's environmental system and human effects on that system.
  • EVR1001L - Environmental Science Laboratory (3)
    This course is an introduction to environmental science that covers the basic functioning of the earth's environmental system and human effects on that system lab.
  • FAD2230 - Family Relationships: A Life Span Development Approach (3)
    This course examines the dynamics of contemporary family life and interpersonal relationships in a changing society and over the life course.
  • FAD3220 - Individual and Family Life Span Development (3)
    This course is an analysis of individual and family development as it applies to professional application in human services.
  • FAD3343 - Contexts of Adult Development and Aging (3)
    Prerequisite: CHD2220 .
    This course examines the developmental processes related to cognitive, physical, and psychosocial changes during adulthood, the associated challenges, and the influences of various contexts in which adults are embedded, such as families and communities.
  • FAD3432 - Stress and Resilience in Individuals and Families (3)
    Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Admission to the major..
    This course provides undergraduate majors with an introduction to family-based, stress-focused mini-theories. The course provides a framework for understanding the differences between family patterns when families are centered on growth related themes and when they are pre-occupied with a variety of stressor events.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • FAD4265 - Family Diversity (3)
    Prerequisite: Prerequisites: CHD 2220, FAD 2230, FAD 3343, and CHD 3243..
    This course is designed to expose students to the diversity of families by race, ethnicity, social class, and structures in an ego-systemic context.
  • Practicum in Family and Child Science videoFAD4805 Practicum in Family and Child Science | View video text only (6)
    Prerequisite: Major status. Also, at least four additional major courses, and FAD 4932 (completed the semester before enrolling in FAD 4805)
    This course is designed to provide students with experiences in a community setting serving children, youth, and families and the opportunity to apply course material to the work environment.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • Pre-Professional Development videoFAD4932 Pre-Professional Development | View video text only (1)
    Prerequisite: Major status and senior standing.
    This course is designed to expose students to career opportunities in FCS and professional/ethical behavior and to prepare them for placement in agencies/organizations serving individuals and families.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • FIN3244 - Financial Markets, Institutions, and International Finance Systems (3)
    Prerequisite: ACG2021 and ECO2013.
    This course focuses on money and capital markets, financial institutions, financial systems, and financial environment including an introduction to investments. Emphasizes the microfinancial decision-making process of the business firm.
  • FIN3403 - Financial Management of the Firm (3)
    Prerequisite: ACG2021 and ECO2013.
    This course is an examination of the basic concepts involved in the investment, financing, and dividend decisions of the business firm. Managerial orientation with emphasis on identification, analysis, and solution of financial problems confronting the firm.
  • FIN4941 - Finance Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: Instructor Permission.
    This internship is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real world experience in the finance field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • GEA1000 - World Geography (3)
    This course is a regional survey of the human occupation of the face of the earth, local cultures, political systems, and development problems.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • GEB3213 - Business Communications (3)
    This course is designed to help business students develop the writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills that are necessary for a successful business career.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • GEB4941 - Business Internship (1-6)
    Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
    This business internship is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real-world experience in the accounting field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director. May be repeated to a maximum of six semester hours.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • GEO1330 - Environmental Science (3)
    This course explores the causes of local and global environmental problems and their impacts, including resource use, pollution, ecosystems, and population growth.
  • GEO1400 - Human Geography (3)
    This course is an introductory survey of geographic theories, issues and applications from the human perspective. The course discusses how people interact with each other politically, economically, culturally and socially across distances, scales and within various physical environments. In addition, global contrasts are examined using urban versus rural habitation, local versus transnational trade, and uneven economic development.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • GEO2200C - Physical Geography (3)
    This course is an overview of earth-sun relations, weather, climate, landforms, water systems, soils, and vegetation.
  • GEO4280 - Geography of Water Resources (3)
    This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the natural processes associated with water occurrence and resources. Focus is given to water's unique properties, how it occurs and moves through Earth's environment; how it impacts human habitation, and its future as a critical and valuable natural resource. Development of socio-economic concepts of management, supply, use, reclamation, and sustainability are also emphasized.
  • GIS3015 - Map Analysis (3)
    This course is an introduction to the acquisition, processing, and presentation of cartographic data.
  • HFT1000 - Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management (3)
    This course offers an introductory review of the segments, disciplines, career opportunities, and current issues in the hospitality industry.
  • HFT2060 - Coffee, Tea and International Culture (3)
    This course is an introduction to coffees and teas of the world with a focus upon their importance to global cultures found in many regions. Students learn about these beverages and their unique interrelationship with their regional culture, heritage, and environment. Each beverage focuses upon specific regions of the world.
  • HFT2061 - Ales, Lagers and International Culture (3)
    This course is an introduction to ales and lagers of the world with a focus upon their importance to global cultures found in many regions. Students learn about these regional beers and the interrelation with their culture, including food, heritage, and festivals.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • HFT2890 - International Food and Culture (3)
    This course explores the world's cuisines with a focus on the history of culinary arts, indigenous ingredients, customs, as well as various cooking methods and terminology from places such as Latin and South America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Scandinavia, India, and Asia.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • HFT3240 - Managing Service Organizations (3)
    This course is an in-depth examination of the concept of service and the linkages of the three most important functional areas of the firm: marketing, operations, and human resources. The course also addresses the concept of quality.
  • HFT3542 - Event Management (3)
    This course is designed for students to learn the important aspects of planning and managing events, with an emphasis on social events such as educational, fundraising, reunions, religious, weddings, fraternal, political, and others.
  • HUM2020 - The Art of Being Human: Examining the Human Condition Through Literature, Art, and Film (3)
    In this course, students gain an overview of the development of Western culture from Antiquity to the present as it is expressed through the arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, music, film and the performing arts), and especially through literature. The course examines the human condition through culture and the arts to better understand how the humanities are interconnected.
  • HUM3321 - Multicultural Dimensions of Film and 20th-Century Culture (3)
    This course examines the impact of American Cinema on social relations and on the reproduction of power. Students benefit from this course by learning a matrix of movie history, movie genres, and approaches to multiculturalism by which to judge movies, cultural representation and the cultural experiences of life. The movies provide a window into middle and late 20th century cultures, which serve as comparisons and contrasts for culture in the 21st century.
  • HUN1201 - The Science of Nutrition (3)
    This course focuses on the elements of nutrition and factors influencing the ability of individuals to maintain good nutrition status.
  • HUN4362 - Functional Food and Health (3)
    Prerequisite: HUN1201.
    This course focuses on what makes a food or a food product functional, chemistry, bioavailability, and health benefits of various functional foods.
  • IFS2072 - A Social History of America's Popular Music (3)
    This course surveys the development of popular music from the 1950s to the present, examining the music and the cultural, social, economic, technological, and political conditions surrounding that music. The course widens student's comprehension of the times, places, cultural contexts, intellectual debates, and economic conditions that foster (or hinder) artistic innovation.
  • Art and the Environment videoIFS3129 Art and the Environment | View video text only (3)
    This course provides an introduction into the theories and creative processes that propel environmental art and design. Students explore a wide range of creative media, methods, and themes used by visual artists and designers that address the environment. By analyzing, discussing and writing about environmental art and design, students develop an enhanced awareness of the complexities faced globally and gather perspectives on the ways artists attempt to affect change. For non-art majors.
  • Contemporary Art As A Mirror videoIFS3140 Contemporary Art As A Mirror | View video text only (3)
    This course identifies the cultural landscape that artists are currently exploring and discusses a variety of artists? works to explore and critically analyze the ways that art can function as a mirror of contemporary society.
  • ISM3003 - Foundations of Management Information Systems (3)
    Prerequisite: CGS2518.
    This course is an overview of the MIS profession and the role of MIS in organizations. Topics include the introduction to fundamental techniques and methods used in the analysis of business processes for which computer-based information systems are designed and managed.
  • ISM3541 - Introduction to Business Analytics (3)
    This course provides students with an introduction to basic business analytics concepts and applications. The course covers the principles of data analytic thinking and provide a solid foundation for data driven decision making in various business and organizational settings. The course places special emphasis on working through applications and examples of analytics in the real world.
  • ISM4941 - Field Study in Management Information Systems (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
    This course provides students with learning opportunities in the organizational management information systems environments beyond those available in existing MIS courses. No more than three credit hours allowed in a semester. May be repeated to a maximum of six semester hours.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • ISS4304 - Contemporary Social Problems (3)
    This course is designed to introduce the benefits and methods of interdisciplinary research and study. This course uses multiple and interrelated perspectives to identify and explore social issues and problems. Students are guided through the process of building interdisciplinary perspectives to maximize cognitive skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • LDR2101 - Leadership Theory and Practice (3)
    This course is designed to inspire, teach, and engage students in the process of learning leadership. The course introduces students to leadership theory and helps them understand their unique role in leadership on campus, in their academic discipline, and within our larger society.
  • LEI3004 - Introduction to Recreation, Tourism and Events (3)
    This course provides an introduction to the nature and diversity of recreation pursuits and the social and cultural forces that influence leisure related choices. Students examine the various ways in which recreation is organized for delivery by professionals working in the recreation and event industry. Career opportunities in recreation, park, and event management are explored.
  • Introduction to Special Events videoLEI3312 Introduction to Special Events | View video text only (3)
    This course introduces students to special event planning and prepares them to design and implement a variety of special events for leisure, recreation and park organizations, community organizations, non-profit agencies, associations, corporations, and other organizations.
  • LEI3843 - Commercial Recreation and Tourism (3)
    This course is designed to introduce the concepts, principles, and practices of commercial recreation and tourism.
  • LEI4524 - Leadership and Supervision in Recreation, Tourism and Events (3)
    This course introduces the concepts, principles, and best practices for leading and supervising employees of recreation, sport, and leisure service organizations.
  • LEI4561 - Special Event Promotions (3)
    This course presents students with an overview of standard event promotional techniques including online marketing strategies.
  • LEI4921 - Fieldwork in Recreation, Tourism, and Events (3)
    This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to gain practical experience by working in an organized recreation, parks, tourism or special event agency. May be repeated to a maximum of six semester hours.
  • LIS2360 - Web Applications Development (3)
    Prerequisite: CGS2821 or any equivalent course in web design (HTML and CSS) or instructor permission.
    This course introduces the concepts and technical needs of client and server side technologies for web applications. The course equips students with resources for design, production, and evaluation of web applications and strategies for locating these resources. Students gain hands-on experience in web application production, including: client-side markup and programming, server-side programming for data processing, code versioning, accessing web services and related authentication techniques.
  • LIS2527 - Digital Storytelling in Information Environments (3)
    This course helps students build their presentation skills through an understanding of the role of storytelling in the context of information environments such as the family, library, school, business, and social media. Students will learn how to use stories to understand these environments better and to communicate, teach, learn, lead, and advocate when operating within them. Students will learn traditional stories, write original stories, and present stories in class exercises and assignments. Students will also learn to critique story presentations and to provide constructive feedback to other developing storytellers.
  • LIS3267 - Information Science (3)
    This course presents the history, philosophical bases, concepts, theories and methodologies of information science. It also emphasizes the definitions and properties of information, formal and informal information systems, information origination, transfer, classification, formatting and use.
  • LIS4708 - Perspectives on Information Technology (3)
    Prerequisite: Senior standing or instructor permission.
    This is the capstone course in the Information Technology degree program. The course provides students with a broad perspective on the information technology field, the skills required to succeed in the field, and a familiarity with emerging technologies. It also allows students to complete their information technology portfolio. The course consists of a combination of discussions of issues in the information technology profession, emerging technologies, and directed work on the student's degree portfolio.
  • LIS4910 - Information Technology Project (3)
    This course consists of students working in teams and individually to manage, design, implement, and evaluate an information technology project. Students are also given evaluation and guidance on improving artifacts from projects entered into their degree portfolio during other courses within the degree program.
  • LIS4940 - Internship in Information Technology (1-6)
    This course provides students with opportunities to test theory in practice and to gain work experience in a real information technology environment. Specifically, students work under the guidance and supervision of a professional in an organization that provides information technology services. This work is guided by individualized learning objectives designed to accommodate the student's background and career objectives as agreed upon by the site supervisor, the internship coordinator, and the student. May be repeated to a maximum of six semester hours.
  • LIS5313 - Digital Media: Concepts and Production (3)
    This course provides a conceptual and practical introduction to creating and using digital-media resources to support learning and collaboration in information professions. Students regularly engage in media analysis and media production activities that incorporate digital image, sound, and video elements; utilize Web-based collaborative tools; and apply knowledge of fair use, copyright, and copyleft to multimedia.
  • LIS5364 - Web Site Development and Administration (3)
    Prerequisite: LIS5362.
    This course follows a step-by-step introduction to the topics concerning programming with XHTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL. Topics include acquiring domain names and Web hosting agencies, introduction to Web development and PHP, working with data types and operators, building functions and control structures, manipulating strings, accessing files and directories, manipulating data in arrays and strings, working with databases and MySQL, manipulating MySQL databases with PHP, managing state information, developing object-oriented PHP, and debugging and error handling. In addition, more advanced topics like templates and jQuery are introduced as well.
  • LIS5419 - Consumer Health Informatics (3)
    This course explores how emerging technologies are being used to empower health consumers and improve their medical outcomes. Students examine different technology-based approaches for health promotion, disease prevention, and for supporting the treatment and management of chronic illnesses. They evaluate patients' information needs and behaviors to design more effective technology-based health education and behavior change interventions. They also discuss issues and concerns influencing adoption of these technologies at different levels. The course emphasizes an interdisciplinary, user-centered and theory-based approach using concepts drawn from communication, information studies, human-computer interaction, medicine, psychology, and public health.
  • LIS5442 - Information Leadership (3)
    Prerequisite: LIS5408.
    This course analyzes evidence-based concepts in order to develop a personalized understanding of 21st century leadership. The course focuses on the development of leadership capacity for information professionals, including how to think reflectively as well as strategically, ethically influence others, design and maintain functional organizations, capitalize on a swiftly changing technological environment, and finally to demonstrate vision.
  • LIS5472 - Digital Libraries (3)
    Prerequisite: LIS5603, LIS5362. Pre or Corequisite: LIS5703
    This course offers a comprehensive overview of digital libraries, beginning with the conceptual underpinnings of digital libraries and broadening to include issues in the design, management, and evaluation of digital libraries, such as collection management and digitization, knowledge representation, access and user interfaces, archiving and digital preservation, as well as evaluation. The course also discusses the research literature addressing digital-library development.
  • LIS5564 - Information Needs of Children (3)
    This course covers materials for children in relation to their needs, interests, and abilities. Evaluation and use of printed and audiovisual materials.
  • LIS5603 - Introduction to Information Services (3)
    This course is an introduction to reference work using both print and online sources. Also addresses the relationship of reference work to other information services in libraries and other information-providing agencies.
  • LIS5775 - Organizational Information Security (3)
    This course looks at management issues and practical implications related to securing organizational information systems. This course focuses on the IT security threat environment, cryptography, securing networks, access controls, firewalls, host hardening, application security, data protections, and incident response. A clear theoretical understanding supports a large practical component. Students learn to audit and troubleshoot information systems, and use contemporary security software.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • LIS5786 - Introduction to Information Architecture (3)
    This course provides instruction and learning experiences in user-centered design of information systems, especially Web sites. The entire Information Architecture process from learning the user's needs by developing user personas and scenarios through organizing the information to be presented to specifying the final design parameters, such as low-fidelity and high-fidelity wireframes, is covered. The result is a technical solution to a specific information system need that takes into account its social and organizational context. The project-based course design allows students to learn issues and problems in a real-life project of building information architecture for systems.
  • LIS5787 - Fundamentals of Metadata Theory and Practice (3)
    Prerequisite: LIS5703.
    This course introduces students to the basic theories and principles of metadata design and creation using ER modeling, XML and RDF. The course reviews major conceptual frameworks, ontologies and metadata schemas used in libraries, archives, museums, and digital data repositories. Real-life scenarios and collections are used to highlight and gain understanding of the issues related to metadata creation, aggregation, and reuse.
  • LIT3438 - Literature and Medicine (3)
    This course studies how literary texts address questions in medical ethics and public health. Each topic examined is paired with a set of readings that addresses similar concerns in the contemporary setting. May be repeated to a maximum of nine semester hours.
  • MAD2104 - Discrete Mathematics I (3)
    Prerequisite: MAC2311 or COP3014 and MAC1140. Recommended Prerequisite: MAC2311
    This course covers techniques of definition and logical argument, sets and functions, propositional logic, introduction to graphs and relations, and applications. Mathematics majors should take MGF 3301 instead of MAD 2104.
  • MAD3105 - Discrete Mathematics II (3)
    Prerequisite: MAD2104 or MGF3301. Recommended prerequisite: MAC2311. MGF3301 may be substituted for MAD2104.
    This course covers techniques of definition and logical argument, graphs and diagraphs, relations, Boolean algebra, and applications.
  • MAN3025 - Concepts of Management (3)
    This course introduces the nature and process of management, with emphasis upon management of physical and human resources. (Credit not allowed for business majors.)
  • MAN3240 - Organizational Behavior (3)
    This course covers behavioral concepts, techniques, and applications for managing human resources in all types of organizations.
  • MAN3600 - Multinational Business Operations (3)
    Prerequisite: ECO2013, and ECO2023.
    Surveys the essentials of international production and trade and the problems managers encounter in international business environments.
  • MAN4701 - Business & Society (3)
    Prerequisite: MAN3240.
    This course is an examination of current and future issues in business and society with emphasis on the social responsibility of business and future challenges for business in a pluralistic society.
  • MAN4720 - Strategic Management & Business Policy (3)
    This course is a case analysis of business and management problems for the formulation of managerial strategies and policies.
  • MAN4941 - Field Study in Management (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
    This course provides students with on-the-job experience in major area.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • MAR3023 - Basic Marketing Concepts (3)
    Prerequisite: ECO2023 and one behavioral science course.
    This course is a required prerequisite for all marketing courses. Gives the student an understanding of the decision areas and the ability to utilize marketing concepts to make business decisions.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • MAR3231 - Retail Management (3)
    This course is an intensive training in the rudiments of retail operations.
  • MAR4941 - Marketing Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: Consent of internship director or sales program director. MAR 3023 and six hours of additional coursework in Marketing.
    This course is a marketing internship designed for marketing majors who want to gain real world experience in the marketing field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor and the internship director.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • MAR5125 - Marketing Strategy in the Global Environment (3)
    This course examines the business-level marketing strategy in the context of global markets and uses the marketing-planning process as a framework for understanding how global environments, markets, and institutions affect the strategic marketing operations of the global business enterprise.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • MET1010 - Introduction to the Atmosphere (3)
    This course covers the structure of the atmosphere; weather processes and weather systems, including climatic processes. Credit may not be received in this course if student has already received credit in 2000-level or higher MET courses.
  • MMC2000 - Introduction to the Mass Media (3)
    A historical and social overview of the mass media and their relationship to the mass communication process in a modern society.
  • MMC4300 - Diffusion of Innovations (3)
    An analysis of the process of change in developing countries and across cultures, particularly from the standpoint of how communication is used in the introduction, spread and adoption of new ideas.
  • MUH5219 - Graduate Survey of Music History (2)
    This course is a synoptic review of the history of music from Greek music to the present day and is required of all graduate music majors unless exempted by examination. Credit earned in MUH 5219 does not apply to credit hour requirements of any degree in the College of Music.
  • MUL2010 - Music Literature, Listening, and Understanding (3)
    This course is an introduction to music as a manifestation of human culture, as an expressive art form, and as an intellectual discipline. The course also develops a knowledge of a variety of significant musical repertoire, skills for perceptive listening, and the ability to respond to musical expression with critical insight.
  • OCE1001 - Elementary Oceanography (3)
    Prerequisite: MGF1106 or MGF1107.
    This course studies the structure and motion of the ocean and its environs, properties, populations, and energy budget. Not intended for upper-division science or mathematics majors. Upper-division science or mathematics majors are encouraged instead to take OCE 4008.
  • PAD3003 - Public Administration in American Society (3)
    This introductory course in public administration studies the management of large-scale government bureaucracies including organization, career systems, and financing. It also focuses on the role of bureaucracies in modern society in the formulation and implementation of public policy.
  • PAD3013 - Futures Studies (3)
    This course applies futures studies perspectives and methods to the study of societal trends and conditions. Emphasis is on the development of anticipatory public policy.
  • PAD4144 - Managing the Nonprofit Organization (3)
    This course provides an introduction to the central theories of non-profit enterprise, and the implications of various management practices for nonprofit organizations. The course also introduces students to the major aspects of nonprofits and voluntary organizations that distinguish them from public and private organizations ? i.e. mission/vision; legal definitions/IRS rulings; voluntary governance structures and a social change agenda.
  • PAD4890 - Homeland Security; Policy and Practice (3)
    This course is designed to introduce students to the concept and application of homeland security policies and their influence on U.S. domestic policy.
  • PET3361 - Nutrition and Sports (3)
    Prerequisite: HUN1201 and PET3322.
    This course studies the effects of sports training upon individual nutrient stores and requirements. The effects of nutrient intake upon sports performance.
  • PSY2023 - Careers in Psychology (1)
    Prerequisite: PSY2012.
    This course is intended for psychology majors who are uncertain about their career goals. Students learn what career opportunities are available in psychology and related fields and what these careers involve. Students are encouraged to take this course early in their undergraduate years so they can pursue opportunities at FSU that will help prepare them for their chosen career paths.
  • PUR3000 - Introduction to Public Relations (3)
    This course if designed to introduce the student to the principles and practices of the public relations profession throughout all organizations using public relations.
  • QMB3200 - Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions (3)
    Prerequisite: CGS2100 and STA2023.
    This course examines classical and modern decision-making techniques based on probabilistic concepts. Emphasizes applications to all areas of business.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • REE4941 - Real Estate Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
    This internship is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real-world experience in the real estate field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director. S/U grade only.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • Introduction to World Religions videoREL1300 Introduction to World Religions | View video text only (3)
    This course surveys the major living religious traditions of the world, with attention to their origins in the ancient world and their classic beliefs and practices.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
    This course meets the state and University Gordon Rule writing requirements.
  • RMI2302 - Risk in Business & Society (3)
    This course is designed to enhance student understanding of risk and its implications for individuals, business, and society. The course focuses on the impact of uncertainty on decisions and the risk-reward tradeoff. Students analyze the implications of risk in a variety of settings.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • RMI4941 - Risk Management and Insurance Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: RMI3011 and six additional hours of business/risk management and insurance coursework..
    This internship is designed for College of Business students who desire to gain real world experience in the risk management/insurance field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director.
    NOTE: This course may be restricted to specific majors; contact the department for additional information.
  • RTV3001 - Media Techniques (3)
    Introduction to basic principles and terminology associated with photography, filmmaking, television, and radio.
  • SOW5105 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (3)
    This course focuses on reciprocal relationships between human behavior and social environments. Content includes empirically-based theories and knowledge that focus on the interactions between and among systems of all sizes, including individuals, groups, societies, and economic systems. Theories and knowledge of biological, psychological, sociological, cultural, and spiritual development across the life span are critiqued, especially as they relate to populations at risk. In addition, theories and knowledge about the range of social systems (individual, family, group, organizational, and community) in which people live are examined, including the ways social systems promote or deter people in maintaining or achieving health and well-being.
  • SPC3210 - Contemporary Human Communication (3)
    This introductory course surveys current scholarship in five areas of communication theory: group, rhetorical, interpersonal, legal, and performance communication.
  • SPC3513 - Argumentation (3)
    This course focuses on the principles of argumentation theory and the practical applications of these principles in different argumentative situations. Traditional as well as contemporary approaches to the study of argument are combined with the settings of argument to provide a practical experience for each student.
  • SPM4012 - Sport in Society (3)
    This course covers the role of sports in the United States, focusing on sports as social and cultural phenomena. Focus is on the relationships between sports and social variables such as race and gender, social institutions such as education and family, as well as social issues such as drug use and violence.
  • SPM4014 - Sport and Literature (3)
    This course uses literary theory to critically analyze and interpret a series of popular sport-related novels. The course focuses on the role that literature in general, and sport-based books in particular, has played in promoting and challenging structures of gender, nationalism, sexuality, race, social class, and ability in the United States and Western society more generally.
  • SPM4015 - Sport and Film (3)
    This course allows students to use film and media studies theory to critically engage in and interpret a series of popular sport-related films. By the end of the course, students are able to write and think critically about the role that film in general, and sport-based films in particular, play in promoting and challenging dominant formations of gender, sexuality, nationalism, race, social class, and ability in Western society.
  • SPM5159 - Challenges in Sport Management (3)
    Through this course students learn about challenges facing managers in the sport industry. Students have the opportunity to critically examine these challenges, formulate effective argumentation, and provide recommendations. Through the course students develop the ability to think critically and pose solutions by applying a variety of ethical and philosophical decision-making skills.
  • SPM5350 - Athlete Recruitment (3)
    This advanced course deals with the collegiate recruiting of athletes. Topics cover all facets of recruiting, including evaluation, compliance, technology, visits, commitments, and issues.
  • STA1013 - Statistics through Example (3)
    This course provides students with a background in applied statistical reasoning. Fundamental topics are covered including graphical and numerical description of data, understanding randomness, central tendency, correlation versus causation, line of best fit, estimation of proportions, and statistical testing.
  • STA2023 - Fundamental Business Statistics (3)
    This course covers statistical applications in business, involving graphical and numerical descriptions of data, data collection, correlation and simple linear regression, elementary probability, random variables, binomial and normal distributions, sampling distributions, and confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for a single sample.
  • STA2122 - Introduction to Applied Statistics (3)
    Prerequisite: MAC1105 or equivalent.
    This course covers normal distributions, sampling variation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, one-way and two-way analysis of variance, correlation, simple and multiple regression, contingency tables and chi-square tests, non-parametric statistics. No credit given for STA 2122 if a grade of "C-" or better is earned in STA 2171, STA 3032 or QMB 3200.
  • STA5067 - Advanced Data Management and Analysis with SASS (3)
    This course presents additional methods for managing and analyzing data with the SAS system. It covers as many of the following topics as time permits: Advanced Data step Topics, Manipulation of Data with Proc SQL, the SAS Macro Facility, Simulation with the data step and Analyses with Proc IML.
  • SYA4010 - Sociological Theory (3)
    This course introduces the student to the kind of theory which has developed in the field of sociology since its foundation, moving through to the contemporary scene. Major theoretical fields, major theorists, and dominant theoretical issues that continue to be part of the sociological approach to explanation are covered. This is a required course for sociology majors.
  • SYA4300 - Methods of Social Research (3)
    This course is a broad coverage of research design, data collection, and data analysis. The course is required for sociology majors.
  • SYA4400 - Social Statistics (3)
    This course involves the application of statistical techniques to sociological data as illustrated in the research and writing of social scientists. As a course for majors, it represents an important part of the student's methodological training with respect to the statistical analysis of data typically used by sociologists. The student is expected to carry out a number of exercises involving the statistical analysis of sociological data and to interpret the results. This is a required course for sociology majors.
  • SYD3020 - Population and Society (3)
    This course examines the causes and consequences of population change in the United States and the world with an assessment of the impact of demographic change on various social institutions.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • SYD3800 - Sociology Sex and Gender (3)
    This course examines how gender, as an identity, interaction, institution, and inequality, influences individuals' lives and organizes society.
  • SYG2010 - Social Problems (3)
    This course represents a study of various contemporary social problems in an urbanized society, which may include such topics as education, the family, politics, the economy, race relations, drug use and alcoholism, over-population, and other issues.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.
  • SYG2430 - Sociology of Marriage and the Family (3)
    This course focuses on marriage and family relationships over the life course. Topics covered include dating, love, sexuality, cohabitation, marriage, divorce, reconstituted families, parenting, and marital and family relationships in later life. The major course objective is to critically analyze some of our most private social relationships from a sociological perspective.
  • SYP4570 - Deviance and Social Control (3)
    This course focuses on major theories and research traditions, including structural and social psychological causes of deviant behavior, processes of labeling deviants, and social conflict over definition and treatment of deviance.
  • THE2000 - Introduction to Theatre (3)
    This course focuses on the historical development and basic elements for appreciation and evaluation of theatrical performances. The course is designed for non-majors.
  • TSL4324 - ESOL Instruction in the Content Areas (3)
    This course focuses on the theory and application of second-language learning and teaching strategies for limited English-proficient students in subject matter classes. The course also satisfies META requirements for all teachers of LEP students except primary language arts instructors. This course is appropriate for renewal of all certification coverage.
  • TSL5325 - English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instruction in the Content Areas (3)
    This course is designed to prepare non-ESOL teachers to instruct English language learners in public school content areas (i.e., science, math, social studies) and non-content areas (i.e., art, physical education). Emphasis is on language-sensitive instructional planning and delivery, adaptation of instructional materials for enhanced comprehension, testing and placement of students, and cross-cultural awareness. It satisfies the teacher certification requirements for content area teachers. It is not part of the ESOL Endorsement required of primary language providers.
  • URP3000 - Introduction to Planning and Urban Development (3)
    This course introduces planning concepts and the role of planning in formulating policy, meeting critical problems, and shaping the future urban environment.
  • World Cities: Quality of Life videoURS1006 World Cities: Quality of Life | View video text only (3)
    In this course, major world cities are examined in terms of their natural, social, and built environments in order to assess those factors that promote quality-of-life and sustainability. Prospects for future growth and change are considered in light of demographic, cultural, economic, and political trends.
    This course meets the University's multicultural course requirements.


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