Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses of Instruction


Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix. Each course description begins with a subject prefix followed by a three-digit course number and the course title. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites and co-requisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student will be permitted to enroll in the course. A co-requisite is a course, experience, or other preparation that must be completed at the same time that the student is enrolled in the listed course.

Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance, a “Code or Number” search of ” 1* ” can be entered, returning all 100-level courses.

 

English

  
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    ENG 300 - Introduction to the Major


    3 credit hours
    Designed for English majors. Introduction to current trends in English studies, including critical approaches, research methods, and vocabulary and skills necessary for success in the major and the field. English majors and minors are strongly encouraged to take ENG 300 during the World Literature sequence (231  (or 233 ) or  232  (or 234 ). Minimum grade of C required.  Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    ENG 301 - Special Topics in Language and Literature


    3 credit hours
    One-time course in any of various non-traditional topics. Open to non-majors.
  
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    ENG 302 - Special Topics in Language and Literature II


    3 credit hours
    One-time course in any of various non-traditional topics. Open to non-majors.
  
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    ENG 305 - Introduction to the Study of British and American Literature I


    3 credit hours
    A survey of British and American literature from the Middle Ages to 1660, with an emphasis on major trends and influential writers. Required of all English majors. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300 , although students may petition to take ENG 300  as a corequisite.
  
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    ENG 306 - Introduction to the Study of British and American Literature II


    3 credit hours
    A survey of British and American literature from 1660 to 1865, with emphasis on major trends, influential writers, and the transatlantic dialogue that emerged following the American Revolution. Required of all English majors. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300 , although students may petition to take ENG 300  as a corequisite.
  
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    ENG 307 - Introduction to the Study of British and American Literature III


    3 credit hours
    A survey of British and American literature from 1865 to the present, with emphasis on major trends and influential writers of the Modern and Contemporary periods. Required of all English majors. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300 , although students may petition to take ENG 300  as a corequisite.
  
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    ENG 310 - Literature for Children


    3 credit hours
    Selecting, reading, and evaluating literature for children. Enrollment preference is given to majors in Elementary Education, Communication Science and Disorders, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Theatre. Others may be admitted with permission of the department.
  
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    ENG 320 - Studies in World Literature


    3 credit hours
    Selected masterpieces of world literature in translation. May survey great works from various cultures, or survey works from a single culture (e.g., Japanese literature in translation), or focus on a group of sacred texts (e.g., Bible and Koran). May be crosslisted with FRN 320  (or 321 ) or with SPN 320  (or 321 ).
  
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    ENG 361 - Intermediate Creative Writing


    3 credit hours
    Guided workshop in a single genre of creative writing- poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Limited enrollment. Course may be repeated for credit (as topic changes) for a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  (or 103 ), 102  (or 104 ), and ENG 261  (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 365 - Creative Writing: Forms


    3 credit hours
    An intensive study of either (1) a subgenre or form of fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry; or (2) a single element of the craft of fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry. Students will learn to read literature as writers, with attention to the ways in which a writer’s technical choices and craft decisions serve to shape and inform the work they produce. Includes a mix of creative and critical work. Appropriate for majors and minors. Prerequisite(s): ENG 261  (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 380 - Advanced Composition


    3 credit hours
    Guided writing of non-fiction, with an emphasis on developing a clear, coherent style.
  
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    ENG 404 - Literature for Young Adults


    3 credit hours
    Poems, short stories, novels, and plays with an appeal for young people in grades 7-12.
  
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    ENG 405 - Studies in One or Two Authors


    3 credit hours
    Close study of selected texts by a single figure (e.g. Shakespeare, Chaucer, Austen) or comparison of texts by a pair of writers (e.g. Barrett Browning and Dickinson). May be repeated for credit as authors vary. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 408 - Practicum in Writing Center Tutoring


    1-3 credit hours
    This course combines study of major scholarship on writing-center theory and practice with firsthand observations of tutoring sessions, followed by direct tutoring experience. It is intended for prospective and practicing Harbert Writing Center tutors, as well as for non-tutoring students who expect to teach writing during their careers. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  (or 103 ), 102  (or 104 ), and 231  (or 233 ), 232  (or 234 ), (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 411 - Studies in Drama


    3 credit hours
    Study of the formal and generic features of drama. May emphasize development of dramatic form and content, a group of writers (the Irish Literary Revival), a period (Elizabethan and Jacobean), or a sub-genre (tragedy). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 412 - Studies in Poetry


    3 credit hours
    Study of the forms and conventions of poetry. May emphasize a poetic kind (the lyric, the dramatic monologue, the elegy), a group of writers (Pope and his circle), a period or culture (contemporary Caribbean poetry), or a recurrent theme (country and city). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 413 - Studies in the Novel


    3 credit hours
    Study of the formal and generic features of the novel. May emphasize the origins and development of the novel, a group of writers (contemporary African American novelists), a period or culture (novels of the American South), or a sub-genre or kind (the Bildungsroman or picaresque). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 414 - Studies in Short Fiction


    3 credit hours
    Study of the formal and generic features of the short story. May emphasize the origins and development of the short-story form, a group of writers (Latin American “magical realists”), or a period or culture (Southern Gothic). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 415 - Studies in Non-Fiction


    3 credit hours
    Study of various forms of non-fiction prose (biography, autobiography, diaries and other forms of personal writing, journalism, polemical writing, the essay, etc.). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 419 - Special Topics in Genre


    3 credit hours
    Exploration of a selected problem in genre. May consider history and uses of a formal device (meter), a theoretical problem (the ideology of the sonnet), a historical problem (the relationship between the novel and emerging national identities), or a cultural studies issue (constructions of race and gender in early modern English drama). Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 423 - Medieval Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature of the Middle Ages (750-1500). May include Beowulf, Chaucer, Petrarch, Dante, Marie de France. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 424 - Early Modern Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature of the Renaissance and 17th century (1500-1660). May include Spenser, Donne, Jonson, Marvell. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 425 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature from the “long Eighteenth century” (1660-1790). May include Dryden, Etherege, Bunyan, Defoe, Pope, Swift, Johnson. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 426 - The Romantic Period


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature of the Romantic period (1790- 1832). May include Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, the Shelleys, Keats. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 427 - The Victorian Period


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature of the Victorian period (1832- 1900). May include Carlyle, Tennyson, the Brownings, Arnold, the Rossettis, Hopkins, and Hardy. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 428 - Modern Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature of the 20th century. Aspects of modernism examined through texts of one or several genres. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 431 - American Literature to 1865


    3 credit hours
    Studies in colonial and 19th-century American literature. May include Bradford, Bradstreet, Franklin, Hawthorne, Poe, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 432 - American Literature after 1865


    3 credit hours
    Studies in American literature from the late 19th century through the present. May include Twain, James, Chopin, Crane, Dreiser, Steinbeck, Williams, Barth. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 439 - Special Topics in the Literature of a Region, Culture, or Period


    3 credit hours
    Exploration of a selected topic in a period or culture. May consider a historical problem (did women have a Renaissance?) or the literature of a period and/ or subculture (the Harlem Renaissance, Southern Literature). May be repeated for credit if topic is different. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 452 - Studies in Critical Theory


    3 credit hours
    A study of both ancient and modern critical concepts that attempt to discover meaning in or impose meaning on literary texts. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 454 - Studies in Composition and Rhetoric


    3 credit hours
    Focused studies in specific areas of research in composition (e.g., studies in the composing process) and rhetoric (e.g., classical rhetoric, rhetoric of particular genres).
  
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    ENG 455 - Style and Editing


    3 credit hours
    Provides a standard framework for identifying and authoritatively discussing the grammatical forms and constructions of Standard English. Required of all students seeking Language Arts certification.
  
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    ENG 456 - The Writing Process: Theories and Practices


    3 credit hours
    This course explores and synthesizes theories and practices related to writers’ processes and the teaching of writers. In addition to providing a foundation upon which students may develop strategies for improvising as writers, the course also will foster the kinds of skills needed for successfully assigning, analyzing, and responding to the writing of others. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  (or 103 ), 102  (or 104 ),  231 (or 233 ), and 232  (or 234 ).
  
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    ENG 457 - Professional and Technical Writing


    3 credit hours
    Appropriate for students interested in writing-intensive professions in both the humanities and the sciences, this course offers an overview of commonly encountered genres in both technical and professional writing, including memos, proposals, technical reports, and oral presentations. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  (or 103 ), 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    ENG 461 - Advanced Creative Writing


    3 credit hours
    In-depth workshop in a single genre of creative writing- poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction, or variants on these genres. Includes a survey of venues for publication and creation of a folio of work approaching publishable quality. Limited enrollment. May be repeated with consent of instructor. Prerequisite(s): ENG 361  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 471 - African-American Literature


    3 credit hours
    Historical perspectives on issues, themes, and distinctive literary strategies in African-American literature. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 472 - Literature from the Margins


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature written by groups traditionally marginalized either within or beyond national boundaries. Explores racial, ethnic, and cultural plurality. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 473 - Postcolonial Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in literature arising from colonialism and the dissolution of European empires, including works from Africa, India, and the Caribbean. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 474 - Anglophone Literature


    3 credit hours
    Study of literature from settler countries, including Canada, South Africa, and Australia. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 475 - Literature of Sexuality and Gender


    3 credit hours
    Study of literature that explores human sexuality and gender from a variety of perspectives. May include literature by LGBTQ+ individuals or recently recovered or understudied women. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 485 - Senior Seminar: A Capstone Course for English Majors


    3 credit hours
    Required of all English majors. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 489 - Selected Topics in Literature and Language


    Variable credit hours
    A special-topics course designed to meet a particular program or student need; the number of credit hours is determined by the faculty member teaching the course, in consultation with the department chair. Prerequisite(s): ENG 300  or equivalent (or consent of instructor).
  
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    ENG 490 - Portfolio Preparation


    1 credit hour
    Students will work individually with instructors in developing goals for the types and numbers of written texts to be prepared. Instruction will include one-on-one responses to drafts and revisions and guidance in submitting manuscripts for publication. Credit awarded on pass/fail basis. Senior standing and enrollment in the Creative Writing minor required.

Environmental Studies

  
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    ES 100 - Environmental Science


    4 credit hours
    General Education Course
    This course uses scientific principles to explore the interdisciplinary study of socio-ecological systems. Students will develop a knowledge base of our biological and physical environment, leading to an exploration of human interactions with the environment. Using lectures, laboratory exercises, and fieldwork, students will learn to understand environmental issues and make informed choices regarding environmental dilemmas. Topics include earth and biological systems, population dynamics, land and water use, energy resources, pollution, and global change.
  
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    ES 200 - Environment and Society


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    ES 200 is an exploration of the relationship between human culture and ecological systems. In this course, which serves as the introductory experience for the Environmental Studies program, we will explore diverse issues in contemporary environmental thought. Students will develop well-informed perspectives on environmental topics.

     

  
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    ES 250 - Principles of Sustainability


    3 credit hours
    This course will explore challenges and opportunities for human society to move toward sustainable living, with emphasis on the balance between social, economic, and environmental sustainability. This interdisciplinary course will entail readings, projects, and lecture-based study of the theory and practice of sustainability. Prerequisite: ES 200  recommended.
  
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    ES 300 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Studies


    3 credit hours
    This team-taught course focuses on interdisciplinary issues related to the natural environment to foster complex awareness of environmental concerns. Course content and instructors will change with each offering. Course number may be taken repeatedly for credit providing content differs (approval of ES Coordinator required).
  
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    ES 310 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies


    1-4 credit hours
    This course focuses on issues related to the natural environment and serves to foster awareness of environmental concerns. Course content and instructor will change with each offering. Course number may be taken repeatedly for credit providing course content differs. Approval of ES Coordinator is required.
  
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    ES 350 - Environmental Policy


    3 credit hours
    Study both historical and current environmental policy challenges at the local, national, and international levels. Analyze legal texts, policy documents, scholarly literature, and news media to explore the complexity of environmental governance.  ES 200  is recommended.
  
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    ES 401 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Studies


    3 credit hours
    This team-taught course focuses on interdisciplinary issues related to the natural environment to foster complex awareness of environmental concerns. Course content and instructors will change with each offering. Course number may be taken repeatedly for credit providing content differs. Approval of ES Coordinator is required.
  
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    ES 405 - Environmental Education and Human Behavior


    3 credit hours
    This course uses conservation psychology as a unifying framework with which to explore how education can help humans become ecologically-minded citizens. The course includes practical training in nature interpretation. Environmental education is considered by many to be a key strategy for encouraging a sustainable society. But what are the mechanisms with which it can accomplish this? Understanding how education leads to (or hinder) change is critical to the development of environmental education programs that can better address society’s needs and lead to desired outcomes.
  
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    ES 410 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies


    1-4 credit hours
    This course focuses on issues related to the natural environment and serves to foster awareness of environmental concerns. Course content and instructor will change with each offering. Course number may be taken repeatedly for credit providing course content differs. Approval of ES Coordinator is required
  
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    ES 415 - Policy and Practice of Sustainable Food


    3 credit hours
    This course will explore how the politics, policy, and economics of food impacts both human and environmental health. We will work to better understand the current system of food production, distribution, and consumption in order to explore sustainable solutions to food challenges. We will study these topics at the local, national, and global scale, as these systems are highly intertwined. We will also pay attention to our own food consumption habits throughout the semester to encourage a more mindful and informed relationship with food.
  
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    ES 480 - Environmental Studies Independent Project


    1-4 credit hours
    Environmental Studies in Action is the ES capstone experience. The capstone is a semester-long team research/service learning project where students generate concrete products for a real-world client; these products may include written documents, presentations, infrastructure, or other material outputs. All of the projects will have an environmental component, but students may bring in other disciplines as needed in order to design innovative solutions to sustainability challenges. This course is recommended for senior year, after students have developed a solid interdisciplinary foundation in environmental studies. ES 200  recommended.
  
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    ES 495 - Environmental Studies Internship


    1-6 credit hours
    ES students work with a local environmental organization to apply their academic training to real-life environmental challenges. Students may work with government, non-profit, or business partners, as long as their internship has an environmental or sustainability theme.  Can be taken for up to 6 credits. GPA minimum 3.0 or permission of instructor required to enroll. ES 200  and 250  recommended.

Exercise & Nutrition Science

  
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    EXNS 100 - Canoeing


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 102 - Pilates/Yoga


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 103 - Aerobic Exercise


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 104 - Orienteering


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 114 - Hiking/Backpacking


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 116 - Racquetball


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 120 - Health Wellness


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    This course is designed to provide the knowledge needed to assist students to make wise and informed decisions about their personal lifestyle behaviors to enable them to maximize their level of wellness. This course will help the students identify the various factors influencing their level of wellness. Information, skills and movement activities/games associated with lifetime activities will be demonstrated and practiced. Emphasis will be given to content areas and issues related to disease prevention and wellness.
  
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    EXNS 123 - Beginning Badminton


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 126 - Beginning Golf


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 127 - Beginning Swimming


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 128 - Beginning Tennis


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 130 - Games


    1 credit hour
    Emphasis on learning the skills, rules, and strategies associated with Ultimate Frisbee and Frisbee Golf and utilizing those skills in game-play situations.
  
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    EXNS 135 - Beginning Modern Dance Technique


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 136 - Intermediate Golf


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 145 - Intermediate Modern Dance Technique


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 150 - Physical Conditioning


    1 credit hour
    Wide array of conditioning activities aimed at developing the components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 153 - Cycling/Jogging/Walking


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 157 - Swim for Fitness


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 165 - Beginning Ballroom Dance


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 167 - Lifeguard Training


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 181 - Introduction to Dietetics


    1 credit hour
    Introductory course detailing history of nutrition, dietetics, and The American Dietetic Association; dietetics program framework and connection to FCS; path to securing a dietetic internship and passage of Registration Exam; professional development as a health-care professional; and career planning.
  
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    EXNS 190 - Survey of Exercise and Nutrition Science


    2 credit hours
    Introduction to programs and philosophies of exercise and nutrition science, career opportunities, and professional leadership and ethics. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 200 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


    3 credit hours
    Care and prevention of athletic injuries, with emphasis on management of acute injuries.
  
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    EXNS 201 - Team Sports


    3 credit hours
    Instruction in the planning, organizing, and teaching of several team sports. Emphasis is on the study of skills, drills, equipment, facilities, fundamentals, strategies, officiating, and rules. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors and minors only, or by consent of instructor.
  
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    EXNS 202 - Basketball


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 210 - Foundations of Exercise Science


    3 credit hours
    Students will develop a broad understanding of health behavior, components of fitness, and the acute responses and chronic adaptations associated with the participation in exercise. These basic foundations will enhance the knowledge of health, fitness, and sport activities in the exercise science field. Topic concentrations are bioenergetics systems of the body, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory exercise physiology, and laboratory techniques in exercise science. Students will learn and develop skills and abilities to work with others using exercise science techniques.  Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 211 - Motor Development


    3 credit hours
    The study of movement behavior and the associated biological change in human movement across the life span. This course includes classroom and laboratory experiences designed to assist the pre-professional in the process of observing and analyzing movement behavior and motor performance with applications to developmentally appropriate movement experiences. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 215 - Weight Training


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 245 - Beginning Ballet Technique


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 246 - Community and Public Health


    3 credit hours
    This course is an introduction to the practice of public health. An overview of contemporary issues in community and public health, and learn to identify their short-and-long-term implications, as well as potential strategies to address them. The textbook is used in this course to provide you with a basic foundation of community and public health-related knowledge, however, you will be expected to supplement that foundation with subject matter and materials from other sources. Engaging in the learning activities associated with the course will assist you in assessing and clarifying your personal knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to selected community and public health issues, policies, and programs.
  
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    EXNS 250 - Medical Terminology


    3 credit hours
    This elective course is designed to provide Exercise & Nutrition Science majors and majors in related fields of study who are interested in careers in healthcare, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other related careers with an in-depth study of medical language. The Medical Terminology course will be presented from a health and disease perspective and in relation to human structure and function. This course builds a framework by introducing the key elements of word structure and the understanding of medical terms, which then is applied to the specific body systems. Emphasis will be placed on defining, spelling, pronouncing, and analyzing medical terms, and also understanding the context in which these medical terms are used.
  
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    EXNS 255 - Intermediate Ballet Technique


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 265 - Beginning Jazz Dance


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 285 - Tap Dance


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 300 - First Aid and Prevention


    2 credit hours
    Instruction in American Red Cross Standard First- Aid. Emphasis on preventing accidents and treatment of emergencies when they occur.
  
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    EXNS 301 - Individual and Dual Sports


    3 credit hours
    Instruction in the planning, organizing, and teaching of several individual and dual sports. Emphasis is on the study of skills, drills, equipment facilities, fundamentals, strategies, and rules. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors and minors only.
  
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    EXNS 310 - Sports Nutrition


    3 credit hours
    Course will provide a sports-specific knowledge base in nutrition for the physical educator, athlete, coach, and recreational athlete. Nutritional goals and weight loss will be addressed. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 311 - Principles of Health Promotion and Education


    3 credit hours
    This course examines the role of health education/health promotion and includes an orientation to the profession and consideration of current trends, problems, and issues in health education.
  
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    EXNS 315 - Orchesis Performing Group


    1 credit hour
  
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    EXNS 361 - Coaching of Team Sports


    2 credit hours
    Coaching methods for various sports, including strategy, conditioning, and schedule making. Exercise & Nutrition Science majors only.
  
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    EXNS 373 - Seminar in Dietetics


    1 credit hour
    Overview of the American health-care system, policies, and administration; reimbursement issues in Medical Nutrition Therapy and outcomes-based research; guidance through application process for securing a dietetic internship. Open to majors only.
  
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    EXNS 380 - Physiology of Exercise


    4 credit hours
    Physiological principles as they apply to health, fitness, and sport activities. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and a separate two-hour laboratory experience each week designed to increase knowledge and application of the adaptations of organ systems created through movement and vigorous exercise. Restricted to Exercise & Nutrition Science majors, and junior or senior standing. Prerequisite(s): BIO 202  or BIO 342 .
  
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    EXNS 381 - Principles of Biomechanics


    3 credit hours
    This course is designed to develop a fundamental understanding of the anatomical, neuromuscular, and biomechanical principles of human movement. Further, the course allows for practical application of these principles in the field of exercise and nutrition science. Restricted to Exercise & Nutrition Science majors, and junior or senior standing. Prerequisite(s): BIO 202  or BIO 341 .
  
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    EXNS 382 - Foodservice Systems Management


    3 credit hours
    Management, organization, administration of various foodservice systems; emphasis on management theories, quality control, cost analysis, financial and human resources, interviewing and negotiating techniques, diversity issues, educational theory and techniques, development of educational materials, and employee education.
  
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    EXNS 398 - Exercise Testing and Evaluation


    4 credit hours
    Comprehensive, functional, and diagnostic examination of the cardiovascular responses to graded exercise testing. Emphasis given to electrophysiology, mechanisms of arrhythmias, normal electrical activation of the heart, axis determination, and the normal 12-lead electrocardiogram. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and a separate two-hour laboratory experience each week designed to increase knowledge and application of the course content. Prerequisite(s): Restricted to Exercise & Nutrition Science majors, and junior or senior standing. Prerequisite(s) with concurrency allowed: EXNS 380  and BIO 201 .
 

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