Feb 22, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 

Special Education (SPED)

  
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    SPED 413 - Serving Students with MR, DD, and Severe Disabilities

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course is the study of instructional strategies, materials and equipment specific to the instruction of students with mental retardation, developmental disabilities, and severe disabilities.
    Registration Restriction: Admitted to Teacher Education
    3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 417 - Vocational-Transitional Programming

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course presents knowledge and skills regarding vocational and transition planning and programming, including an overview of internal and community resources such as rehabilitation services and interagency services.
    PreRequisite: SPED-100 or SPED-300
    2 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 420 - Curriculum & Instructional Strategies K-12

    Common Course Number & Description
    Curriculum and individual education program development for special class teachers including strategies and materials at the K-12 level.
    Registration Restriction: Admitted to Teacher Education
    3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 431 - Identification and Assessment in Special Education

    Common Course Number & Description
    The course covers the development, selection, administration and interpretation of assessment instruments and strategies used to determine whether students have a disability and require special education or related services and to evaluate their level of performance to develop and monitor progress on individual education programs.
    Registration Restriction: Admitted to Teacher Education
    2 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 432 - Methods and Materials for LD K-12

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course covers the study of instructional strategies, materials, and equipment specific to the instruction of students with learning disabilities. The course includes the selection, adaptation and use of commercial and teacher-made media and materials, as well as adaptations and accommodations of the environment, equipment, and methodologies appropriate for students with learning disabilities.
    Registration Restriction: Admitted to Teacher Education
    2 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 435 - Characteristics and Exceptionalities of Adolescents

    Unique Course
    This course serves as an introduction to the characteristics and exceptionalities of adolescents and is required for all middle and secondary education majors. The student will learn to understand the major influences on adolescent development and behavior including biological, cultural, peer, and family conditions as well as how educational programming practices aid adolescents in the development process. In addition, students will identify retardation and developmental disabilities, speech and hearing disabilities, other health impairments, and giftedness. Finally, students will study local, state, and national administrative and legislative provisions that support adolescents with these conditions.
    PreRequisite: PSYC-101
    3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 453 - Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Unique Course
    This course provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across the lifespan - from infancy through adulthood. This includes an historical view of ASD, characteristics of individuals with the diagnosis, legal implications, and the impact on families. This course also provides an in-depth look at different behavioral and educational strategies that guide the instruction of students with ASD. Lo-tech and hi-tech assistive technology strategies will also be addressed. Future educators will gain an understanding of key concepts related to the education of, and lifelong considerations for, individuals with ASD.
    Cross-listed: SPED-553
    Registration Restriction: Admitted to Teacher Ed
    3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 460 - Family Systems and Professional Collaboration

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course covers the collaboration and communication skills necessary to work within family systems and the use of resources and services supporting birth through lifespan services, multidisciplinary team functioning, and the placement committee processes.
    2 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 488 - Student Teaching in Special Education

    Common Course Number & Description
    Supervised placement in a special education classroom. Students assume full responsibility for planning, instruction, evaluation, and classroom management during their experience.
    1 to 16 semester hours
  
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    SPED 491 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SPED 492 - Topics

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.
    1 to 4 semester hours
  
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    SPED 495 - Practicum

    Common Course Number & Description
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.
    1 to 2 semester hours

Social Science (SS)

  
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    SS 350 - Introduction to Research Methods

    Unique Course
    This course is an examination of the social research methods in the social sciences. Certain phases of the course require general math skills. The course will enable students to develop the skills required to design and execute a quality research project. This course meets Writing Intensive and Research requirements in the Composite Social Science, Human Services, Political Science, Social Science, and the Sociology majors at BHSU.
    3 semester hours
  
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    SS 491 - Independent Study

    Unique Course
    Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually ten (10) or fewer students. Meeting depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    PreRequisite:  
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    SS 494 - Internship

    Unique Course
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    PreRequisite:  
    1 to 16 semester hours

Technology (TECH)

  
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    TECH 141 - Manufacturing Technology

    Unique Course
    This course is designed to provide information about the materials and basic processes of manufacturing and construction technology. Topics covered include product design, proto-typing, and mass production techniques.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 181 - Safety Management

    Unique Course
    This course is a study of occupational safety and health for technologists and managers. Topics will include OSHA, NIOSH, record keeping, workplace liability, workers compensation, recognition, analysis, and prevention of workplace accidents.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 183 - Industrial Management

    Unique Course
    This course will cover fundamental aspects of management and leadership roles in an industrial setting.  It will also cover the dynamics of how an industrial process works to give students a working knowledge of the overall production operations that make a unified system work.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 210 - Computer Aided Drafting I

    Unique Course
    This course is a study of the fundamentals of creating and storing drawings with the aid of computer aided drafting software. (was TECH 216)
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 240 - Industrial Communications

    Unique Course
    In this course the student will develop their oral and written communication skills as these apply to the engineering technology field.  Students will refine computer applications skills as they work on the composition of written managerial communications.  They will create persuasive, informational, and analytical reports, presentations and proposals.  The student will learn the importance of communications as an agent in success in industry.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 241 - Management and Leadership

    Unique Course
    Students will learn about interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics as they affect achievement of corporate goals.  They will examine organizational communication processes, leadership, power, authority, team building, and organizational development.  By examining contemporary case studies and by applying critical thinking, students will explore leadership theories, concepts and behaviors to improve their leadership competence. 
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 242 - Machining Processes

    Unique Course
    Students will learn about the operation and care of mills, lathes, and the drill press.  Calculation of fits and precision measuring with different materials are also explored. (was TECH 342)
    PreRequisite: TECH-141
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 291 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    1 to 5 semester hours
  
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    TECH 292 - Topics

    Unique Course
    Includes Current Topics, Advanced Topics, and Special Topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is no wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 312 - CAD Mechanical Drafting I

    Unique Course
    The course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of graphic communications. Orthographic projection, dimensioning, and mechanical drafting essentials are introduced to the student using computer aided drafting software.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 336 - Industrial Automation

    Unique Course
    This course is a study of industrial automation systems.  Topics will include sensors, actuators and controllers used in automation processes.  Both industrial PLCs and building automation systems will be covered.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 342 - Lean Management

    Unique Course
    This course is an introduction to Lean concepts and management.  Topics will include Lean tools, culture change, economics of Lean, team building, customer focus, continuous incremental improvement, reducing variation, eliminating waste, and the business model that emphasizes long term goals.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 343 - Manufacturing Materials & Processing

    Unique Course
    This course is a study of modern manufacturing systems and practices.  It is designed to provide information about materials and basic processes in the manufacturing industry.  Topics include the nature of materials, the design process, measurement, machining, and fabrication methods.
    PreRequisite: TECH-141
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 350 - Methods of Teaching Technology

    Unique Course
    This course involves organization and administration of the public school technology education department. Also included are best practices in the teaching of technology-based subjects. This is a capstone course for technology education students, and it is intended for students pursuing careers in industry-based instruction as well as public school instruction. Topics include the history and philosophy of technology education, classroom procedures and management, teaching methodologies, lab design and management, computer software and hardware evaluation, performance assessment, accident prevention, and first aid.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 362 - Energy, Power & Transportation

    Unique Course
    This course provides an understanding of the principles of energy, power, transportation, and applied technology.  Topics, among others, include technological literacy, history, and industrial uses of energy, power, and transportation, including the theory, application, conservation, and control of these resources.  Basic methods of research and experimentation are also included. (was TECH 262)
    PreRequisite: MATH 101 or higher
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 364 - Quality Management

    Unique Course
    This course focuses on utilization of an organization’s resources for continual and simultaneous improvement of quality and productivity.  Philosophies and concepts of quality management along with several tools and techniques including Lean Six Sigma and ISO 9000 will be studied.
    PreRequisite: MATH-281
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 381 - Construction Materials and Methods

    Unique Course
    This is a study of contemporary principles and practices used in the construction industry. Emphasis is placed on residential and light commercial construction design, including standard symbols and conventions commonly used in residential and light commercial building construction drawings.  Drawings and prints will be developed using architectural computer aided drafting software.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 382 - Cost Estimating

    Unique Course
    This course will introduce students to the fundamental principles of construction cost estimating and construction bid preparation.
    PreRequisite: TECH-381

     
    3 semester hours

  
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    TECH 384 - Construction Documents

    Unique Course
    This course will provide the student with the skills needed to correctly interpret construction drawings and specifications.  It links the study of architectural blueprints to the specifications and Construction Specifications Institute format.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 389 - Construction Project Management

    Unique Course
    This course is an examination of construction project management.  The student will learn about labor, equipment and material utilization, construction pricing and contracting, bidding, and the negotiating process.  Furthermore the student will learn about construction scheduling, labor management, and cost control.
    PreRequisite: TECH-384
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 414 - Architectural Design Technology

    Unique Course
    This is the study of residential and light commercial building infrastructure.  It includes the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) construction design and components.  Residential and light commercial buildings are studied to determine energy efficient design components and green building considerations.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    PreRequisite: TECH-381
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 416 - CAD Mechanical Drafting II

    Unique Course
    This course is designed to enable experienced computer aided drafting users to create solid models for analysis and production. Emphasis then will be placed on system management and three dimensions.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    PreRequisite: TECH-312
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 441 - Computer Aided Manufacturing I

    Unique Course
    This course is a study of computer aided manufacturing (CAM).  Topics include CAM theory, computer numeric control (CNC) of mills/lathes and robotic programming and operations.  This course includes hands-on activities.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 445 - Computer Aided Manufacturing II

    Unique Course
    This is an advanced computer aided manufacturing course that utilizes software to develop advanced CNC programs and virtual work cells.
    PreRequisite: TECH-441
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 450 - Technology for Elementary Schools

    Unique Course
    This study of manipulative activities may be integrated with traditional elementary school offerings. Students will design, construct and present learning activities.
    3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 490 - Seminar

    Unique Course
    A highly focused and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media such as the Internet and are at the upper division or graduate levels. Enrollment is generally limited to fewer than twenty (20) students.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 491 - Independent Study

    Unique Course
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 492 - Topics

    Unique Course
    Includes Current Topics, Advanced Topics, and Special Topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is no wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    TECH 494 - Internship

    Unique Course
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience, they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with Field Experience courses.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    1 to 6 semester hours

Theatre (THEA)

  
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    THEA 100 - Introduction to Theatre

    Common Course Number & Description
    Introductory course designed to enhance the student’s enjoyment and understanding of the theatrical experience. Play readings, films, and demonstrations acquaint the students with the history and techniques of the theatrical art.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 131 - Introduction to Acting

    Common Course Number & Description
    Designed for the non-major interested in exploring acting as a means of improving communication skills and self -expression. Includes specific process for role development, text analysis, and opportunities to practice the craft and art of acting.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 241 - Stagecraft

    Common Course Number & Description
    Theory and practical experience in theatre production. Lab work on two major theatre productions.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 243 - Make-Up

    Common Course Number & Description
    Principles of theatrical makeup techniques, including character analysis and practical application.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 270 - History of World Cinema

    Unique Course
    This course will focus on the study of communication through the medium of film. It will investigate the historical development and the social and cultural impact of film. Students will explore the medium of film as a distinctive art form and recognize the intricacies of cinematography, direction, screenplay, style, and genre. Using the distinctive language of film, student will critically examine stylistic differences in representative foreign as well as domestic films.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 291 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 292 - Topics

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.
    1 to 4 semester hours
  
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    THEA 344 - Fundamentals of Design

    Unique Course
    The Fundamentals of Design course is an exploration of scenic, costume, lighting, and sound design. This course studies the theories and techniques of design for the stage, and the theory behind the design process. How theatrical design interprets themes and moods of a play, as well as identification of period and place.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 351 - Directing

    Common Course Number & Description
    Introduction to the techniques and concerns of the stage director, including composition, movement, and tempo-rhythm. Script analysis and scene presentation form the core of the course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 361 - Literature and History of the Theatre I

    Unique Course
    Literature and History of the Theatre I is a comprehensive study of the patterns of development in theatre arts, and consideration of the social, political, and economic conditions in which theatre has functioned. Lectures and class discussions will concentrate on literature and history from primitive man through the Realistic period.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 364 - Literature and History of the Theatre II

    Unique Course
    Literature and History of the Theatre II is a comprehensive study of the patterns of development in theatre arts, and consideration of the social, political, and economic conditions in which theatre has functioned. Lectures and class discussions will concentrate on literature and history from the Realistic period through Modern periods.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 395 - Practicum

    Common Course Number & Description
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience. They follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 450 - Senior Capstone Project

    Unique Course
    Integrate the student’s theatrical experience and studies during their tenure at Black Hills State University. Students will propose a specific project, to the theatre faculty, which is intended to be a culmination of all previous study expressed in a specific area of emphasis.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 455 - Advanced Acting

    Common Course Number & Description
    Textual analysis, movement and acting styles for the theatre.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 490 - Seminar

    Common Course Number & Description
    A highly focused, and topical course. The format includes student presentations and discussions of reports based on literature, practices, problems, and research. Seminars may be conducted over electronic media such as internet and are at the upper division graduate levels. Enrollments in generally limited to fewer than 20 students.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THEA 491 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    1 to 6 semester hours
  
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    THEA 492 - Topics

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.
    1 to 5 semester hours
  
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    THEA 494 - Internship

    Common Course Number & Description
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience. They follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience.
    1 to 16 semester hours
  
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    THEA 495 - Practicum

    Common Course Number & Description
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience, they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience.
    1 semester hours

Tourism/Hospitality Management (THM)

  
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    THM 100 - Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Management

    Unique Course
    Philosophical study of the basic components of the tourism and hospitality industry from a historical, social, philosophical and, psychological perspective. It includes the study of the industry from regional, state, national and international perspectives.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 200 - Convention, Meetings, & Event Planning

    Unique Course
    Students are provided with an in-depth view of convention/meetings planning, including types of meetings, exhibition and trade shows, convention organizations, and contracted agreements. Students may be required to attend specific conventions and trade shows to enhance their working knowledge of convention/meeting functions.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 291 - Independent Study

    Unique Course
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    Additional Fee: An additional Mandatory Fee applies to this course.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THM 292 - Topics

    Unique Course
    Includes Current Topics, Advanced Topics, and Special Topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THM 296 - Field Experience

    Unique Course
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study established between the student, instructor and field experience supervisor. Due to the presence of a field experience supervisor, a lower level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with an Internship or Practicum course.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THM 310 - Restaurant Management

    Unique Course
    In this study of institutional food procedures, sources of supply and methods of delivery will be studied. Topics will include determination of food costs, preparation, and equipment requirements; organization of the kitchen staff; inventory control and yield-testing techniques; and food and beverage cost controls.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 320 - Lodging Management

    Unique Course
    This course will be an examination of the basic management functions of planning, budgeting, controlling, staffing, and operating a lodging operation. Areas of study include front-of-the house operations, back-of-the-house procedures, property marketing, hotel/motel management information systems, and legal practices and consideration.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 401 - Ecotourism

    Unique Course
    This course provides a comprehensive analysis of ecological aspects of tourism activities through readings and case analysis of ecotourism research. The class will focus on the foundations of ecotourism; ecotourism behavior; impacts of natural environments; and marketing, management, development, and policy issues.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 410 - Tourism Management

    Unique Course
    Concepts and meaning of administration, leadership, board and executive relationships and personnel policies related to recreation, parks, and tourism areas and facilities within tourism enterprises will be studied.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 420 - Services Marketing

    Unique Course
    Seeks to develop an understanding of service as a product or component of a product. The course provides students with the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the unique challenges inherent in marketing and managing services and service products. Topics include service design and delivery, service quality and standards, and the roles played by both service provider and customer, particularly in the hospitality and tourism industry.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    PreRequisite: BADM-370
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 450 - Casino Management

    Unique Course
    This course emphasizes the methods, and ethical principles utilized in managing a casino operation. Gaming regulations and taxes, mathematics of casino games, casino management, and marketing are addressed.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 480 - Tourism Planning & Development

    Unique Course
    This course will give special consideration to planning and development, personnel organization and human relations, marketing, and finance within tourism. Major topics include planning approaches, regional planning, and community tourism planning.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    PreRequisite: THM-100 or THM-410
    3 semester hours
  
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    THM 491 - Independent Study

    Unique Course
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    Additional Fee: An additional 'Mandatory Fee' applies to this course.
    PreRequisite:  
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THM 492 - Topics

    Unique Course
    Includes Current Topics, Advanced Topics, and Special Topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    1 to 3 semester hours
  
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    THM 494 - Internship

    Unique Course
    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with Field Experience courses.
    Note: This course requires permission of the Instructor and/or College Dean.
    Additional Fee: An additional ‘Mandatory Fee’ applies to this course.
    1 to 6 semester hours

Wellness (WEL)

  
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    WEL 100 - Wellness for Life

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course introduces the importance and holistic nature of the six dimensions of personal wellness and fitness. The course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to make informed decisions which will lead to the development of a healthy lifestyle. Various issues related to the dimensions of wellness will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to assess their current health status and identify potential risk factors.
    CoRequisite: WEL-100L
    1 semester hours
  
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    WEL 100L - Wellness Lab

    Common Course Number & Description
    This laboratory experience applies wellness concepts taught in WEL 100 lecture. Students will gain a level of understanding about one’s personal fitness level as well as learn a variety of skills to enhance personal wellness.
    CoRequisite: WEL-100
    1 semester hours

Writing (WRIT)

  
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    WRTG 283 - Introduction to Creative Writing

    Common Course Number & Description
    This course introduces students to the craft of writing, with readings and practice in at least two genres (including fiction, poetry, and drama).
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-283)
    BH-PreRequisite: ENGL-101
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 291 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.
    1 to 5 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 304 - Fundamentals of English Grammar

    Unique Course
    The course presents a broad range of traditional grammar topics (parts of speech, sentence types, sentence structure).
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-304)
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 379 - Technical Communication

    Common Course Number & Description
    Study of and practice in writing of a technical nature.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-379)
    BH-PreRequisite: ENGL-201; GE-101 or ENGL-101; Minimum grade C
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 401 - Advanced Writing

    Common Course Number & Description
    A grade of at least a “C” in English 101 and English 201 or permission of the instructor.  Advanced Writing will give students the opportunity to strengthen and extend their writing skills and to make intellectual connections between their major field of study and the other fields of study they have encountered during their college education.  The course will review primary writing techniques, but the emphasis will be allowing students to develop their own styles and voices.  The course will add to the reading, writing, and thinking experiences accumulated in and outside the student’s major.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-401)
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 455 - Visual Culture

    Unique Course
    Study and criticism of the symbolic, rhetorical, and ethical implications of imagery, as well as the place of imagery in a predominantly visual culture.  Topics will include mediation, art, semiotics, identity, iconicity, virtuality, and commodification of images.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as SPCM-455)
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 476 - Creative Writing: Fiction

    Common Course Number & Description
    Advanced study of the writing process concentrating on fiction.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-476)
    BH-PreRequisite: ENGL/WRTG-283
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 478 - Creative Writing: Poetry

    Common Course Number & Description
    Advanced study of the writing process concentrating on poetry.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-478)
    BH-PreRequisite: ENGL-101
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 479 - Professional Technical Writing

    Unique Course
    The course focuses on the advanced study and practice of technical writing, emphasizing the skills necessary in various professional environments.  The course will cover the range of electronic forms of written communication as well as the conventions of professional writing.
    PreRequisite: ENGL/WRTG-379
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 486 - Rhetorical Theory and Practice

    Common Course Number & Description
    Survey of the developments and applications of the theories of rhetoric.
    Cross-listed: (Also offered as ENGL-486)
    PreRequisite: ENGL-101
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 491 - Independent Study

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects.  Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.  The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans.  Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students.  Meetings depend upon the requirements of the topic.
    Registration Restriction: Permission of Instructor
    1 to 5 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 492 - Topics

    Common Course Number & Description
    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics.  A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field.  Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum.  Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors.  Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.
    3 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 494 - Internship

    Common Course Number & Description
    Applied, monitored and supervised learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid.  Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study.  A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor than is the case with field experience.
    Registration Restriction: Permission of Instructor
    1 to 12 semester hours
  
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    WRTG 498 - Undergrad Research/Scholarship

    Common Course Number & Description
    Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities.  The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student.  Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive.  Does not include research courses which are theoretical.
    Registration Restriction: Permission of Instructor
    1 to 3 semester hours
 

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