Aug 09, 2020  
2017 - 2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Kinesiology

  
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    KINE 1174 INT Softball Women

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Spring
  
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    KINE 1175 INT Swimming Wmn

    Semester Credit Hours: (0.5) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 1176 INT Tennis Wmn.

    Semester Credit Hours: (0.5) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 1177 INT Volleyball Wmn

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Fall
  
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    KINE 1180 INT Cheerleading

    Semester Credit Hours: (0.5) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Fall
  
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    KINE 1181 INT Dance Team

    Semester Credit Hours: (0.5) sch

    Limited to intercollegiate athletes, involves daily practice and athletic competition. Permission of the instructor required. Fall
  
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    KINE 1301 Concepts in Fitness and Health

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Offers an introduction to the basics of personal health, fitness, and major contemporary health issues. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 1309 Outdoor Activities

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Learn to do and teach activities designed for the outdoor sportsman. These activities are adventuresome, risk-taking activities which will help to develop the skills used in cooperative learning, decision-making, communication, and challenge-by-choice. Activities include archery, orienteering, hiking, camping, and problem-solving. Fall
  
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    KINE 1333 Team and Individual Sports

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Develop skills and strategies to play and teach individual and team sports. Learn rules, sport skill development, and task progressions for sport skills using the Tactical Games and Personalized System of instruction models. Spring
  
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    KINE 1370 Introduction to Athletic Training

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course will introduce students to basic knowledge, skills and values and history of the athletic training profession, including medical terminology, taping/wrapping techniques through classroom instruction, laboratory exercises, and directed observations (50 clock hours). This class presents learning in topics pertinent to Athletic Training, and Kinesiology students. Fall
  
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    KINE 1389 Selected Topics in Kinesiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog. Fall
  
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    KINE 2195 Athletic Training Practicum 1A

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 1301  and/or KINE 2306 . Practicum activites will take place on campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 300 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 2196 Athletic Training Practicum 1B

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 4370 . Practicum activities will take place on campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 150 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Prerequisite(s): Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP, completed KINE 2195 . Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 2306 First Aid

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Offers instruction in the knowledge and skills necessary, in an emergency situation, to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. Opportunity for American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 2370 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Laboratory experiences emphasize taping and bracing methods and techniques for preventing musculoskeletal injuries/ conditions. A 200 hour clinical observation component is required for students that intend to apply for admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 2385 Anatomy and Physiology for Kinesiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is designed to increase the student’s knowledge of human anatomy and physiology through the survey of the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy and physiology of the neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. This course will also include the basic study of the digestive and endocrine systems. Specific emphasis will be placed on developing the student’s understanding of those human systems that most directly affect human movement in the context of work and exercise. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1306 /BIOL 1106  and BIOL 1307 /BIOL 1107 . Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 2389 Multi-listing Course

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog.
  
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    KINE 3151 Lab: Exercise Physiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    An introduction to many of the basic laboratory procedures and tests used in the field of exercise physiology. The class is designed to complement KINE 3350 Physiology of Exercise . Laboratory equipment is used to collect data and analyze results. Prerequisite(s): Anatomy and Physiology and concurrent enrollment in KINE 3350  or completion of 3 semester credit hours of undergraduate exercise physiology. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 3195 Athletic Training Practicum 2A

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 3340 , and KINE 4372 . Practicum activities will take place off-campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 300 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Prerequisite(s): Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP, completed KINE 2196 . Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 3196 Athletic Training Practicum 2B

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 3350 /51, KINE 3371 , KINE 4372 . Practicum activites will take place off-campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 300 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Prerequisite(s): Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP, completed KINE 3195 , Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    KINE 3310 Motor Development

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An examination of the factors affecting physical growth, those influencing the acquisition of fundamental motor skills, and the effects of aging upon physical performance. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    KINE 3330 Physical Activity for the Disabled

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to various disabling conditions with particular emphasis on their impact upon an individual’s ability to perform sports and other physical activities. The nature of appropriate physical activity programs for disabled individuals is explored. Spring
  
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    KINE 3332 Instructional Styles For Diverse Learners

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to various instructional styles with particular emphasis on their impact upon the effective instruction of learners with diverse needs and learning styles. Design of task progressions and units for development of higher order thinking skills is explored. Fall
  
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    KINE 3340 Analysis of Human Movement

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Integration of skeletal and neuromuscular anatomy and physiology with mechanical principles of human movement to structurally and prescriptively analyze movement patterns for performance improvement. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2385 , or BIOL 3350 /3150 (4 credits), or equivalent. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 3350 Physiology of Exercise

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Physiological functioning of the human body during physical stress to include muscle strength, cardiorespiratory endurance, environmental effects and conditioning programs. Laboratory equipment used to collect data as part lab, KINE 3151 , that is taken concurrently. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2385  (3 credits), or BIOL 3350 /3150 and BIOL 3352 /3152 (8 credits), or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    KINE 3360 Coaching of Sports

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Students will gain the knowledge and competencies necessary to serve effectively in the coaching setting. Topics germane to a variety of sports and coaching settings are covered including sport management, liability, training (psychological and physical), practice planning and supervision, sport pedagogy, developmental factors (physiological, social and cognitive) applied to coaching and other topics. Skills and strategies associated with specific sports are not covered in detail. Fall
  
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    KINE 3371 Evaluation of the Lower Extremity

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Procedures and techniques for the recognition, assessment and evaluation of athletic injuries to the lower extremity. Emphasis is placed on the synthesis of information gathered through injury history, observation, palpation, testing range of motion, neurological and orthopedic examination. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2306 , KINE 2370 ; BIOL 1306 , BIOL 1307 , BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3352 . Fall
  
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    KINE 3372 Evaluation of the Upper Extremity

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Procedures and techniques for the recognition, assessment and evaluation of athletic injuries to the upper extremity. Emphasis is placed on the synthesis of information gathered through injury history, observation,palpation, testing range of motion,neurological and orthopedic examination. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2306 , KINE 2370 ; BIOL 1306 , BIOL 1307 , BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3352 . Spring
  
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    KINE 3374 General Medical Conditions in the Athlete

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Students will gain knowledge, skills, and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer must possess to recognize, treat, and refer, when appropriate, the general medical conditions and disabilities of athletes and others involved in physical activity. Content includes general physical exam screening skills, knowledge of pharmaceutical compounds and competent use of diagnostic instruments. 3 hrs lecture, 1 hr lab. Prerequisite(s): KINE 1370 , KINE 2306 , KINE 2370 ; BIOL 1306 , BIOL 1307 , BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3352 . Fall
  
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    KINE 3389 Multi-listing Course

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog.
  
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    KINE 4175 Seminar in Athletic Training

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    This course is designed for the Athletic Training Major after all academic major didactic and practicum courses have been completed. Students are required to complete a 100 hour internship, submit a written journal of experiences. Students are required to meet weekly with their professor for discussion on professional exam preparation, employment, credentialing, governance, ethics, and scope of practice. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2306 , KINE 2370 , KINE 3371 , KINE 3372 , KINE 3373, KINE 3374 , KINE 4370 , KINE 4372 , KINE 4375 Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4195 Athletic Training Practicum 3A

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 3372 , KINE 4355 , and KINE 4364  . Practicum activites will take place on/off-campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 300 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Prerequisite(s): Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP, completed KINE 3196   Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4196 Athletic Training Practicum 3B

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Students will engage in supervised clinical activities with their Preceptor associated with didactic learning from KINE 4395. Practicum activites will take place off-campus. Students are required to log a minimum of 100 clock hours, with a maximum of 300 during the semester, including 1 hour of lab instruction per week. Prerequisite(s): Students must be officially admitted into the professional phase of the ATEP, completed KINE 4195   Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4300 Measurement of Performance in Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A comprehensive overview of the statistical techniques, computer applications, and evaluation procedures utilized by kinesiology professions in applied and research settings. Prerequisite(s): have fulfilled general education mathematics requirement. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4310 Sports Skill Analysis

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Students will apply the anatomical and mechanical principles of human movement in the assessment of sports skills. Prerequisite(s): Must have fulfilled General Education Mathematics requirement, completed KINE 2385  or BIOL 3350 /3150 and KINE 3340 . Spring
  
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    KINE 4320 Psychology of Sport

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Concepts in psychology as applied to an individual’s involvement in sport and other forms of competitive physical activity. Emphasis on motivation, stress management, personality theory, performance enhancement, and group dynamics. Fall
  
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    KINE 4330 Motor Learning and Control

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Variables influencing the control and learning of movement skills. Emphasis on the neural, physical, and behavioral aspects of motor control and the acquisition of skilled movements as a result of practice. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4340 Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The role of sport in society is examined. Special attention is given to a critical examination of abuses in modern sport and to social influences which act to modify sport. Spring
  
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    KINE 4350 Psychology of Exercise

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Concepts in psychology applied to an individual’s involvement in exercise. Emphasis on theoretical models and methods for assessing exercise adherence. Investigation of methods and strategies for behavior intervention and program development to promote adherence to exercise programs. Spring
  
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    KINE 4355 Psychology of Injury

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Identification and analysis of the psychosocial factors related to the prevention of and recovery from athletic injuries and the development of counseling and referral skills needed when working with athletes and others in the sports medicine environment. Fall
  
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    KINE 4360 Exercise for Special Populations

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Examination of the unique physiological attributes one must consider when prescribing exercise for individuals with specific diseases and specialized health considerations, including rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, chronic respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, and pregnancy. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2385  (3 credits), or BIOL 3350 /BIOL 3151  and BIOL 3352 /BIOL 3153  (8 credits), or equivalent. Spring
  
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    KINE 4362 Cardiorespiratory Physiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Addresses the physiology of graded exercise testing, interpretation of basic electrocardiograms, and prescription of exercise for healthy and diseased populations. Prerequisite(s): KINE 3350  (Physiology of Exercise) or equivalent. Fall
  
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    KINE 4364 Exercise and Nutrition

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An in-depth examination of the nutritional effects that enhance exercise or sports performance. The class is designed to enhance the student’s knowledge of the nutritional needs of athletes as well as possible ergonic effects of certain dietary plans. The class will include topics on issues in nutritional myths in sports, effects of nutritional supplements, herbal supplements, and pharmacological components that are currently used as ergogenic aids to exercise performance. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2385  (3 credits), or BIOL 3350 /BIOL 3151  and BIOL 3352 /BIOL 3153  (8 credits), or equivalent. Spring
  
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    KINE 4365 Concepts in Strength & Conditioning

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The class is designed to enhance the student’s understanding of the physiological and biomechanical aspects of strength and fitness training methods. It will focus specifically on adaptations associated with aerobic, anaerobic and resistance training exercise programs. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2385 , KINE 3340  and KINE 3350   Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4370 Therapeutic Modalities

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    In-depth study of the application of therapeutic physical agents and modalities treatment used in the care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. The course will also focus on cognitive knowledge, psychomotor skills that are used in the application of cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, and electrotherapy. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2370  or equivalent. Spring
  
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    KINE 4371 Principles of Athletic Administration

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course instructs organization and administration knowledge and skills needed to operate physical activity settings. Content focuses on leadership, personnel decisions, legal and insurance issues, budgeting, as well as facility management. The course content is applicable to students in all Athletic Training, and Kinesiology majors or minors. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2306 , KINE 2370 , BIOL 1306 , BIOL 1307 , BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3352 . Fall
  
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    KINE 4372 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Students will learn and initiate the principles and goals of common rehabilitative techniques and procedures of athletic injuries and therapeutic exercise. Emphasis will include holistic and evidence-based approaches to the application of techniques and procedures. Prerequisite(s): KINE 2370 , KINE 3340 ; BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3352 . Spring
  
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    KINE 4389 Selected Topics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog. May be acceptable for graduate credit.
  
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    KINE 4391 Independent Study In Kinesiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Design of a research project in the area of kinesiology which includes professional involvement with individuals in an exercise and/or sport setting. A proposal of the research project is to be developed which includes a problem statement, a review of literature and a concise description of the methods used to collect and analyze data. The written proposal is submitted to the faculty of the Department of Kinesiology followed by a brief oral presentation. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    KINE 4392 Practicum in Kinesiology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Using the research project proposal developed in the independent study, conduct the study and collect and analyze data. The research methodology must include professional involvement over time with individuals in an exercise and/or sport setting. The results of the project will be submitted to the Kinesiology faculty in a brief oral presentation and as a tangible product. Acceptable end products of the practicum experience may include items such as, websites, workshops, coaching manuals, papers presented at professional meetings, refereed publications, or other tangible materials that will give an overview of the student’s experience. Fall, Spring, Summer
  
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    KINE 4393 Practicum: Exercise Science I

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is a 120 hour, on-campus, research practicum designed to develop students’ research skills. Students work on a current research project under direct supervision of their major advisor. This typically takes place in the Kinesiology lab on campus. The culmination of this practicum experience will be the development of a tangible product such as a web site, workshop, treatment manual, paper presented at a professional meeting, or a refereed publication. This course is to be taken the semester before KINE 4394 ; taken the last semester of the student’s program. Fall, Spring
  
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    KINE 4394 Practicum: Exercise Science II

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is a 480-hour, off-campus, research practicum designed to allow students to apply their research skills to genuine problems or issues with supervision. Students are required to work on a current research project in a cooperating facility under the supervision of the facility manager and their major advisor. The results of the research will be presented in the form of a journal-ready manuscript. This practicum should be taken during the student’s last semester before graduating. Fall, Spring, Summer

Leadership Studies

  
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    LEAD 1301 Introduction to Leadership Studies

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to leadership studies and practices in modern society. Spring
  
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    LEAD 3301 Advanced Leadership Theory

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Concepts essential to the nature of leadership, including the conceptual background, theories, approaches, styles and ethical issues in leadership research and thinking.
  
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    LEAD 4320 Women in Leadership

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The study of the roles and responsibilities of women in leadership in governmental and non-profit organizations. Current issues and trends will be examined from historical, political, economic, and social perspectives. Spring
  
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    LEAD 4339 Leadership and Ethics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Study and practices of principled choices between alternative actions for leaders in public and non-profit organizations.
  
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    LEAD 4350 Leadership in Organizational Settings

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Principles and practices of leadership in large-scale organizations, public and non-profit.
  
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    LEAD 4351 Leadership in the Non-profit Sector

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Leadership theory and practice in the non-profit sector.
  
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    LEAD 4370 Conflict Resolution

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Principles and practices of reasoned communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation for leaders in public, community and non-profit organizations.
  
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    LEAD 4375 Leadership and Community Development

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The role and practices of public leaders in community and economic development.
  
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    LEAD 4379 Selected Issues in Leadership Studies

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Reading, research and discussion devoted to selected topics in Leadership Studies.
  
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    LEAD 4379 Selected Issues in Leadership Studies

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Reading, research and discussion devoted to selected topics in Leadership Studies.
  
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    LEAD 4391 Contract Study

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Advanced independent study or research in Leadership Studies.
  
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    LEAD 4692 Practicum

    Semester Credit Hours: (3 or 6) sch

    A supervised field and academic experience in the practice of leadership methods, knowledge and skills in an appropriate public or private agency. Prerequisite(s): 12 hours upper-division credits in Leadership Studies and consent of the instructor.

Literacy, Vocabulary and Study Skills

  
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    LVSS 0191 Literacy for History

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Literacy, vocabulary and study skills to help the student succeed in history courses. An overview of critical vocabulary development, note-taking skills, textbook study strategies and reading comprehension specific to the discipline of history.
  
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    LVSS 0192 Literacy for Biology

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Literacy, vocabulary and study skills to assist the student in improving success in biology courses. An overview of critical vocabulary development, note-taking skills, textbook study strategies and reading comprehension specific to the discipline of biology.
  
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    LVSS 0193 Academic Vocabulary Development

    Semester Credit Hours: (1) sch

    Academic vocabulary development to assist the student in improving success in college courses. Vocabulary study skill development and acquisition of vocabulary needed for understanding and success in all college courses as well as within the academic culture. Study of roots, prefixes and suffixes that assist in the understanding of academic terminology seen in various disciplines throughout the college career.

Management

  
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    MNGT 2301 Business and the Law

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This survey course covers the source of law and courts and introduces tort law along with historical, economic, political, and ethical bases of contracts.  The course included ethical considerations in business and the impact of regulatory and administrative law on business.  Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor. Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 2342 Principles of Statistics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The course is an introduction to the principles of statistics and their application to problems in business and economics. Topics include the basics of probability theory, descriptive statistics, sampling methods, statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, and the basics of linear regression. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1324   Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3307 Project Management Elements

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course provides topics that are relevant to different elements of project management using a strategic overview of the essentials in managing a project.  Students will analyze various components such as, project selection, planning organizing, and project control, making use of the theories by developing analytical and interpersonal skills that are useful to project management teams.  Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3309 Energy Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Exploration of basic issues in energy management with some focus on marketing, finance, human resources, and accounting issues in energy businesses. The course also provides basic insights into the history of the energy industry and strategic thrust areas for future growth. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.
  
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    MNGT 3310 Management Concepts and Organizational Theory

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Fundamental concepts of management including principles of administration, modern organization theory, goal-setting, leadership and decision-making. Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3311 Business Communications

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is an introduction to the basic interpersonal communication process through appropriate communications technology with applications for business organizations. It is a systems approach to planning, researching, organizing, composing, editing, and revising reports and other business-related communications. Oral presentations are required. Business communication ethics are explored. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of Freshman English, computer literacy in word processing and graphics. Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3312 Human Resource Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of principles and practices in human resource management systems including such topics as recruiting, selection, training and development compensation, health and safety, employee and labor relations, human resource research information systems, and workforce planning. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 . Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3315 Developing Management Skills

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Developing Management Skills is designed to provide students with fundamental management and leadership skills that are needed for personal and managerial effectiveness. Topics that will be discussed include developing self-awareness, managing stress, solving problems analytically and creatively, communicating effective, gaining power and influence, motivating others, managing conflict, empowering and delegating, building effective teams, and leading positive change. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 .
  
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    MNGT 3318 Small Business Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of the special circumstances surrounding starting and operating a small business. Specific attention is given to understanding the uniqueness of the small business owner. Fall
  
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    MNGT 3330 Organizational Behavior

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of human behavior in organizations, motivation, interpersonal communication and behavior, group behavior, leadership, power, organizational culture, change, and development; job satisfaction; social structure and processes; informal organization; ethical concepts; international organizational behavior issues; organizational theory. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 . Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3333 Information System Fundamentals

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Introduction to the organizational and managerial foundations of information systems. The role of information systems in enhancing business processes and management decision making is emphasized. Students experience use of business application software in problem solving. Cross-listed with ACCT 3333 .
  
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    MNGT 3334 Healthcare Management Information Systems

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A survey of the management information systems used in the healthcare industry and the role of information systems in the efficiency operation of healthcare services.  The course will also highlight current regulatory and social issues patient information and the use of information technology in healthcare.  Prerequisite(s): COSC 1335  or equivalent.
  
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    MNGT 3340 Production Operations Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course examines the planning, design, execution, and coordination of all activities that create goods or provide services. It addresses how upper level management can improve decision-making in both the manufacturing and service sectors. The course introduces productivity, competitiveness, and strategy; decision-making; quality management; product and service design; process selection and capacity planning; linear programming; facility layout; location planning and analysis; the transportation model; project management; design of work systems; and learning curves. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 2342 . Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3350 Supply Chain Concepts

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An overview of the principles, techniques and practices of supply chain management through strategic alliances and information management.  Topics include but are not limited to supplier selection, purchasing, e-commerce, production decisions, inventory and warehousing, distribution, and transportation.  Crosslisted with ITEC 3350 .
  
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    MNGT 3370 Business and Ethics

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of the impact of societal influences and ethical consideration on business decision-making. Special attention is given to professional ethics and the role of certified public accountants in society. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 . Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 3380 Managing Technology

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Study of the functions of a manager in technological and engineering oriented organizations.
  
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    MNGT 4309 Landman Principles

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    The course provides an overview of the landman’s role in the oil and gas industry and helps develop primary skills that may be used by a future landman.
  
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    MNGT 4320 International Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of administrative philosophies, policies, and practices of international business organizations. The nature of management processes and activities is examined in terms of different social, cultural, political, and economic environments. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 . Fall
  
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    MNGT 4324 Energy Law

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is an upper level business law elective and will focus on the legal concepts involving ownership, exploration and development of natural resources, particularly oil, gas, and wind. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310  and MNGT 3324 .
  
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    MNGT 4325 Environmental Law & Regulation in the Energy Industry

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course focuses on water regulation and protection, conservation of natural resources, jurisdiction, and regulatory authority of federal and state administrative agencies, and current trends in natural resource protection and management. Examination of these topics from the perspective of firms in the energy industry. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3324 .
  
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    MNGT 4326 Real Property Law

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    General law of real property; historical development, acquisition of title to personal property, estates in land, landlord, and tenant relations, easements, deeds, mortgages, adverse possession, wills, and trusts. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3324 .
  
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    MNGT 4330 Entrepreneurial Leadership

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course is intended to draw upon the experiences of local entrepreneurs regarding their leadership experiences while self-venturing. Maximum participation from these local entrepreneurs in the classroom will be utilized to enhance class discussion of the role of change agents in our economy. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310  and 2 additional upperlevel courses in any business discipline.
  
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    MNGT 4331 Healthcare Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course engages students in an overview of the management concepts and issues related to the effective/efficient delivery of services in healthcare organizations (HCOs).  Students will be introduced to a wide range of managerial, policy and other issues that they are likely to encounter in healthcare management.  Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and MNGT 3310  
  
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    MNGT 4335 Family Business Strategies

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Family business strategies is directed to (1) students who will enter into the management of a family business, either their family’s or someone else’s, and (2) students who will do business with family firms in some capacity i.e., consult to them, work with them in private wealth management, mergers and acquisitions, banking, outsourcing, etc.  Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing Fall
  
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    MNGT 4340 Operations Analysis and Control

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is a study of the operations and control of manufacturing or service entities. It follows MNGT 3340 Production Operations Management . Principal topics are aggregate planning, inventory management, material requirements planning, just-in-time systems, supply chain management, operations scheduling, project management, and quality control. The case-studies approach is used to examine much of the material and includes oral presentations, critiques, and written reports. Summer
  
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    MNGT 4350 Negotiation

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course will focus on skills necessary for business owners and managers to effectively resolve conflicts and controversies associated with organizations. The course will also examine the differences among negotiation, mediation, and arbitration, and the students will learn which method is most suitable for a given circumstance. Students will identify underlying issues giving rise to conflict and how to resolve them in an ethical manner.
  
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    MNGT 4355 Employment and Labor Law

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An analysis of historical and contemporary laws in the United States that affect the human resource management function. Integration of employment and labor laws with social and economic forces shaping the current diverse management-labor environment. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 , MNGT 3312 , and MNGT 3324 .
  
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    MNGT 4375 Strategic Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This is the capstone course of the business administration degree. Based on environmental analysis, the formulation and implementation of strategic decisions within the organization are addressed. Emphasis is placed on integration of decisions at the functional areas. A supplemental fee is required for this course. Prerequisite(s): taken during last 12 hours of the BBA program and must have completed all business core courses except ACCT 3333 /MNGT 3333  and the Economics Elective. Fall, Spring
  
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    MNGT 4380 Total Quality Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    This course covers the principles of quality management to include basic probability and statistics concepts, control charts for attributes and variables, sampling plans, quality audits and cost.
  
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    MNGT 4389 Selected Topics in Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    These are undergraduate courses which will be offered only once or will be offered infrequently or which are being developed before a regular listing in the catalog. Prerequisite(s): varies.
  
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    MNGT 4391 Contract Study in Management

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    An individual independent study course or research project that addresses a topic not offered in the curriculum. Prerequisite(s): varies. Spring
  
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    MNGT 4392 Internship

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    A supervised field experience as a management professional that enables the student to explore career options. Internship must involve work that is substantially management in nature with job responsibilities similar to those that a full-time employee would face. May be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite(s): MNGT 3310 , and 9 additional hours of upper-level management; minimum GPA of 2.5 overall and 2.75 in major; and permission of academic advisor and faculty internship advisor. Summer

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    MRKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

    Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

    Survey of marketing fundamentals with focus upon product, price, promotion and distribution within the context of business decision-making. Prerequisite(s): ECON 2301  and ECON 2302 . FS Fall, Spring, Summer
 

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