Oct 26, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Other Courses

  
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    CAP 510 Anatomy Lecture

    This course provides an in-depth study of human anatomy with an emphasis on
    normal form and function as they relate to clinical medicine. Using a regional
    approach, emphasis will be placed on the relationship between nervous, muscle,
    vascular, and connective tissue structures and joints. Course material is
    delivered through a combination of podcast lecture, lecture synopsis handouts
    and clinical case studies. Upon completion of this course, the student will have
    acquired the ability to identify, describe and discuss the morphology and function
    of various body regions.  Credit(s): 3

    Corequisite(s): CAPL 510
  
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    CAP 560 Histology

    The course addresses the microscopic structure and function of human cells and
    tissues that make up the organ systems. The organization of cells and tissues
    are correlated with various images (e.g., electron microscopy and
    immunohistochemistry) of normal tissues. Students will identify, describe and
    discuss the functions of various microscopic structures. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): CAP 510 and CAPL 510
  
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    CAP 590 Physiology

    This course provides in-depth instruction in the physiology of the major systems
    of the human body, i.e., nervous, muscular, circulatory, endocrine,
    gastrointestinal, and reproductive systems. Course material is delivered through
    a combination of podcast lecture, lecture synopsis handouts and clinical case
    studies. Students will describe the functions of various body systems.
      Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): CAP 560
  
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    CAP 610 Anatomical Imaging

    This course, using a regional approach, will provide students with the opportunity
    to visualize the organization of the major structures of the human body using a
    variety of diagnostic imaging technologies. Students will visualize anatomic
    structures in various planes of section. Clinical scenarios will be used to promote
    retention and recall. Credit(s): 2

    Prerequisite(s): CAP 590
  
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    CAP 630 Control Systems

    This course addresses the two major systems that regulate body function, the
    nervous and endocrine systems. Students will discuss the mammalian nervous
    system, with a significant emphasis on the structure and function of the human
    brain. Topics covered will include relevant cellular function, sensory systems,
    control of movement, learning and memory, metabolism, homeostasis, and
    nervous and endocrine disease. Credit(s): 2

    Prerequisite(s): CAP 590
  
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    CAP 640 Embryology

    This course involves in-depth discussion of the mechanisms and clinical
    relevance of human development in the embryonic and fetal stages. Topics
    addressed will include cell and tissue differentiation, organogenesis and
    development of function in the organ systems. Student learning will be enhanced
    through case studies and discussion of clinical correlations.  Credit(s): 2

    Prerequisite(s): CAP 590
  
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    CAPL 510 Anatomy Lab

    This laboratory course complements CAP 510 Anatomy Lecture. Students will
    explore preserved and prosected cadaveric specimens, anatomical models and
    electronic resources. Students will identify, describe and discuss the morphology
    and function of various body regions and their relationships. Credit(s): 3

    Corequisite(s): CAP 510
  
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    MUTC 523 Orchestration

    This course builds upon the principles and techniques of orchestral instrumentation to
    present a thorough survey of and practicum in the craft of orchestration for large
    ensembles. The course is required of all graduate composers. Sufficient knowledge of
    Instrumentation is necessary.  Credit(s): 2


Accounting

  
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    ACCT 501 Foundations of Accounting

    The objective of the course is to develop a working knowledge of basic accounting concepts and principles. The primary focus is on financial accounting and reporting by the business entity to external users. Students learn to read and understand the four standard financial reports: the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and statement of retained earnings with emphasis on developing interpretative skills in future managers. Managerial accounting topics such as cost-volume-profit relationships and budgeting are considered for developing decision-making skills. This course is waived if the student has completed the equivalent of Principles of Accounting I and II. Credit(s): 3

  
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    ACCT 511 Accounting for Decision Making and Control

    This course is a study of the utility of accounting data and other financial information available to management in the functions of planning, organizing and decision-making, with focus on techniques used in analyzing and interpreting such data and information. Managerial accounting concepts and issues are considered primarily from the viewpoint of the user of such information. Not open to students who took BA 411. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 501 
  
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    ACCT 513 Income Tax I

    This course is an analysis of tax laws as applied to individuals. Topics include individual tax determination, gross income, deductions, business expenses, employee expenses and depreciation. Not open to students who took BA 414. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 501 
  
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    ACCT 515 Income Tax II

    This course is an analysis of income tax accounting problems relating to individuals and corporations. Topics include passive losses, tax credits, the AMT and property transactions including depreciation recapture. Not open to students who took BA 415. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 513  
  
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    ACCT 517 Advanced Managerial Accounting

    Advanced coverage of methods in providing information to management for planning, decision-making and control. This course serves as the basis for understanding and using accounting information in the management process. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 511 
  
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    ACCT 518 Auditing

    This course is a study of the purposes, ethical and legal environment, necessary steps in performing an accounting audit reviewing acceptable practices and the standard accounting techniques and procedures for an audit using working papers, statements and reports. Internal controls and external auditing activities are examined, with particular focus upon the professional responsibility of the auditor to his clients. Not open to students who took BA 418. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 511 
  
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    ACCT 519 Advanced Accounting Theory

    This course is a critical study of financial measurement and reporting for business combinations, consolidated financial statements, business components, foreign currency translation and an introduction to fund accounting. Not open to students who took BA 412. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 511 

Applied Elective Study

  

Individual lessons for students to fulfill duration requirements as described in specific curriculum outlines. Open to students for non-curricular study as instructor time and studio space allow. Detailed course descriptions are obtained from the instructor at the first lesson or found in the handbook of the division offering the instruction.

  
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    AE** 501 Applied ****

    Elective applied study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

  
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    AE** 502 Applied ****

    Elective applied study one hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2


Applied Major Study

Applied Major Study:

 : Individual lessons for students majoring in music to fulfill degree requirements as described in specific curriculum outlines. Detailed course descriptions are obtained from the instructor at the first lesson or found in the handbook of the division offering the instruction.

Applied Major Study:

APVO: Open only to students in the Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy (Voice) curriculum.

  
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    AP** 502 Applied ****

    First-year master’s applied major study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AP** 504 Applied ****

    First-year Artist Diploma applied major study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Successful audition in area of study
  
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    AP** 602 Applied ****

    Second-year master’s applied major study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

    Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of study in this applied area
  
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    AP** 604 Applied ****

    Second-year Artist Diploma applied major study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of study in this applied area
  
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    AP** 702 Applied ****

    Applied major instruction is offered at the doctoral level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AP** 703 Applied ****

    First-year doctoral applied major study for students entering in Fall 2016 or later; one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): Successful audition in area of study
  
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    AP** 704 Applied ****

    First-year doctoral applied major study for students who entered prior to Fall 2016; one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Successful audition in area of study
  
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    AP** 753 Applied ****

    Second-year doctoral applied major study for students entering in Fall 2016 or later; one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of study in applied area
  
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    AP** 802 Applied ****

    Applied major instruction is offered at the doctoral level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

    Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of study in applied area
  
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    AP** 803 Applied ****

    Third-year doctoral applied major study for students entering in Fall 2016 or later; one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): Four semesters of study in the applied area
  
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    AP** 804 Applied ****

    Second-year doctoral applied major study for students who entered prior to Fall 2016; one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of study in the applied area
  
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    APVO 702 Applied Voice

    Applied voice study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

  
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    APVO 802 Applied Voice

    Applied voice study one-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2


Applied Minor Study

 

Individual lessons for students majoring in music or students minoring in music to fulfill degree requirements as described in specific curriculum outlines. Detailed course descriptions are obtained from the instructor at the first lesson or found in the handbook of the division offering the instruction.

  
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    AP** 501 Applied ****

    Applied minor instruction is offered at the graduate level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-half hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs
  
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    AP** 601 Applied ****

    Applied minor instruction is offered at the graduate level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-half hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs
  
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    AP** 701 Applied ****

    Applied minor instruction is offered at the graduate level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-half hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs
  
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    AP** 801 Applied ****

    Applied minor instruction is offered at the graduate level pending approval and availability of qualified graduate faculty in the desired field of study. One-half hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs

Applied Performance Development

Applied study in a specific instrument designed to expand knowledge of repertoire and performance practice in idioms as determined by the applied instructor. Applied performance development is normally limited to students enrolled in guitar and applied jazz majors.

  
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    APPD 501 Applied Performance Development

    Applied performance study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1


Applied Recital Study

Study designed to allow students to register for applied study if a recital is scheduled and curricular applied requirements have been met. Applied Recital Study carries an additional fee and may not be used to fulfill curricular requirements. Corequisite: Registration for applied recital.

  
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    APRS 501 Applied Recital Study

    Applied recital study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

  
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    APRS 502 Applied Recital Study

    Applied recital study one hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2

  
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    APRS 701 Applied Recital Study

    Applied recital study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

  
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    APRS 702 Applied Recital Study

    Applied recital study one hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 2


Applied Score Reading

Development of skills related to reading open scores at the keyboard, including score reduction as appropriate. Choral and instrumental open scores are included along with study of transposition as related to instrumental scores.

  
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    APSR 501 Applied Score Reading

    Applied score reading one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

  
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    APSR 701 Applied Score Reading

    Applied score reading for DMA one half-hour lesson per week. One credit.


Applied String Quartet

Ensemble coaching of an existing string quartet, auditioned and admitted as a group, with members of the Audubon String Quartet. Intensive study of professional string quartet rehearsal and performance techniques and covering a wide range of repertoire from Haydn to the 21st century. All instruction is in a group setting. Individual applied study, when desired, requires a separate and additional registration.

  
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    APSQ 504 Applied String Quartet

    One clock hour per week of string quartet coaching per member of the group to a maximum of four. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Artist Diploma program
  
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    APSQ 604 Applied String Quartet

    Continuation of APSQ 504  Credit(s): 4

  
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    APSQ 704 Applied String Quartet

    One clock hour per week of string quartet coaching per member of the group to a maximum of four. Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Post-Master’s Artist Diploma program
  
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    APSQ 804 Applied String Quartet

    Continuation of APSQ 704 . Credit(s): 4


Applied Teaching Repertoire

Review of repertoire, ranging from early to advanced levels, appropriate for students of all ages. Instruction designed to provide knowledge and bibliographic information of repertoire for teaching in a studio where knowledge of all levels of difficulty is required. The course includes preparation of an annotated bibliography of specific materials, design of specific courses of study and compilations of recitals for students of varying ages.

  
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    APRP 501 Applied Teaching Repertoire

    Applied repertoire study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1

  
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    APRP 701 Applied Teaching Repertoire

    Applied repertoire study for DMA one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1


Applied Teaching Techniques

Study of the pedagogical approaches related to a specific instrument, voice or area of applied study. Review of the sequential development of technique related to the performance medium. Instruction includes review of etude and technical materials or physical exercises related to individual pedagogical approaches appropriate to specific stages, ages, or grade levels. Observation of students at various levels of technical development, and observed introductory teaching experiences are included. The course includes preparation of an annotated bibliography of specific materials and an in-depth outline of specific courses of study with appropriate approaches and related etudes, solos, and supplementary material for each stage of development.

  
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    APTT 501 Applied Teaching Techniques

    Applied teaching technique study one half-hour lesson per week. Credit(s): 1


Athletic Training

  
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    AT 501 Risk Management and Emergency Care for Athletes

    This course contains content areas concerning the knowledge, skills, and values that
    an entry level certified athletic trainer must possess to recognize, assess, and treat
    the acute injuries and illnesses of athletes and others involved in physical activity,
    and to provide appropriate medical referral. Following this, the course emphasizes
    the role and responsibilities of the athletic trainer regarding risk management and
    injury prevention. Risk factors are identified for participants in athletic activities
    regarding environmental conditions, conditioning issues, and protective equipment. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 504 Psychological Intervention/Referral in Athletic Training

    This course is a collection of the knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer must possess to recognize, intervene and refer to the appropriate health care provider when appropriate, the sociocultural, mental, emotional and physical behaviors of athletes and others involved in physical activity. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 505 Evidence-based Practice in Athletic Training

    This course is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge in evidence-based practice as it relates to athletic training practice. Students will learn how evidence affects clinical decision-making, how to ask and answer critically relevant questions affecting patient care, and how to examine and compile current research evidence to apply to clinical practice. Credit(s): 1

  
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    AT 511 Prevention and Protective Interventions

    This course covers the principles and concepts related to prophylactic taping, wrapping, bracing and protective pad fabrication. The student will develop an understanding of the basic concepts of material composition (tensile strength, maximum tolerances, and heat dissipation) of protective splints. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the uses of static and dynamic splints and the basic concepts of orthotic fabrication. The student will learn how to apply the various taping, wrapping and bracing techniques for the trunk and extremities. The student will also learn how to fabricate protective splints for specific athletic injuries as well as fit an athlete with protective equipment designed for a specific sport (football, hockey, lacrosse gear). Credit(s): 1

  
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    AT 521 Functional Human Anatomy I

    This course covers the functional musculoskeletal anatomy of the lower extremity up to the midthoracic spine. The course covers osteology, joint osteokinematics and arthrokinematics and muscle function including origin and insertion and innervation. Students will understand muscle function of the lower extremity in open and closed chain. During laboratory experiences students will have access to a cadaver laboratory for observation of human prosections. Clinical laboratories will include surface palpation of bony landmarks, muscles, and ligaments of the spine and lower extremities on a laboratory partner and measurement of joint range of motion.

      Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 523 Therapeutic Exercise I

    This course covers the principles of therapeutic exercise prescription for the injured athlete or physically active person. Types of exercises covered include passive, active-assisted and active range of motion exercises, stretching exercises, strengthening exercises, endurance exercises, balance and proprioceptive training. Selecting and creating safe and effective exercise programs for patients who present with injures to the lumbar spine and lower extremities will be covered.  This course also introduces the fundamentals of the gait cycle.  Credit(s): 1

  
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    AT 531 Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis of the Lower Quarter

    This course covers lower quarter injuries and disorders that occur in the athlete and physically active individuals including epidemiology and an evidence-based approach for performing an examination and assessment that leads to clinical diagnosis and determination of a patient’s plan of care. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 533 Clinical Medicine

    This course covers the understanding, recognition, treatment and referral process for general medical conditions and disabilities that an entry-level certified athletic trainer may encounter in athletes and other physically active persons. Conditions are presented for the integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, urinary, musculoskeletal, reproductive, nervous and lymphatic/immunity systems. Medical tests are also discussed such as blood work and radiological studies. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 552 Therapeutic Modalities

    This course covers the principles for the use of superficial and deep thermal agents including moist heat packs, ultrasound, whirlpool, paraffin, cold packs, ice massage and cold compression units. Biophysical effects of temperature, elevation, depression and compression are discussed. The principles of the electrical modalities for use in decreasing pain, decreasing inflammation, facilitating muscle contraction and use for biofeedback training are covered. The uses of traction, compression and basic Western massage are covered. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 562 Imaging in Athletic Training

    This course covers common imaging techniques used to diagnose athletic injuries resulting from musculoskeletal, neurological and visceral trauma. The student will learn the science and diagnostic capabilities of radiographic imaging, CT Scanning, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnostic Ultrasound and Bone Scanning. Credit(s): 1

  
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    AT 571 Sports Nutrition

    This course covers the role nutrition plays in enhancing one’s health, fitness and sports performance. Principles of human energy systems for performance, nutrients in food, body composition and weight control, utilization of vitamins and minerals, and water, electrolyte and temperature regulation are introduced. Eating disorders and effects of poor nutrition are presented. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 581 Clinical Field Experience I

    This course in the first clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training major. This clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to what was instructed during the first summer semester. Credit(s): 4

  
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    AT 582 Clinical Field Experience II

    This course is the second clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training major. This clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to what was instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 4

  
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    AT 591 Clinical Field Experience I for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the first clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major. The clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to what was instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 592 Clinical Field Experience II for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the second clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major. The clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to content instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 593 Clinical Field Experience III for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the third clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major. This clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to content instructed previous coursework. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 594 Clinical Field Experience IV for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the fourth clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major. This clinical field experience will be in an athletic training setting which includes either a college or high school sports team assignment. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to content instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 614 Pharmacology in Athletic Training

    This course covers the knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer must possess in pharmacological applications, including awareness of the indications, contraindications, precautions and interactions of medications and of the governing regulations relevant to the treatment of injuries to and illnesses of athletes and others involved in physical activity. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 621 Functional Human Anatomy II

    This course covers the functional anatomy of the cervical spine, nervous system, head, face and upper extremities. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between muscle, skeletal, nervous, vascular, connective tissue structures and joints.  Course material will be delivered using a combination of lecture, human cadaver dissection and skills laboratory sessions.  During lab sessions students will acquire the ability to perform surface palpation, muscle length testing and joint range of motion assessment of the cervical spine and upper extremities. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 624 Therapeutic Exercise II

    This course covers the principles of therapeutic exercise prescription for the injured athlete or physically active person. Exercises covered include passive and active range of motion, stretching, strengthening, endurance training, aquatic exercises, and proprioceptive training. Emphasis is placed on movement analysis and its role in injury prevention and rehabilitation. The means of selecting and creating safe and effective exercise programs for patients who present with injuries to the cervical spine and upper extremities will be covered.  This course also includes analysis of overhead mechanics during sport. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 631 Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis of the Upper Quarter

    This course covers upper quarter injuries and disorders that occur in athletes and physically active individuals including epidemiology and an evidence-based approach for performing an examination and assessment that leads to clinical diagnosis and determination of a patient’s plan of care. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 643 Advanced Rehabilitation of Athletic Injury

    This course is an in-depth study of the rehabilitation of athletic injuries to the spine and extremities. Principles including managing soft tissue and joint
    injuries from the acute stage through the chronic stage of healing are followed. Common surgical procedures for the spine and extremities and their respective
    rehabilitation protocols are discussed. Laboratory sessions involve learning manual therapy techniques such as joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilizations
    (manual and instrument-assisted) and exercise approaches, with emphasis on proper progression and functional activities needed for return to participation. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 653 Ethics/Professionalism in Athletic Training

    This course covers the knowledge, skills and values that an athletic trainer must possess to practice athletic training according to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Code of Ethics, the Board of Certification Standards of Practice, and under all relevant local, state, and federal regulations. Additionally, this course covers professional development, cultural competence in healthcare, and  inter-professional practice. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 663 Clinical Research I

    This course is intended to be an introduction to research design. The student will be provided with an overview of research designs commonly used in clinical studies. Statistical procedures relevant to the topics presented will be briefly reviewed. Critical reading of current journal articles in the health sciences will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to single-subject design to prepare the student for the required program research project. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 664 Clinical Research II

    This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to write a proposal and then collect data for a single-subject experimental design study. The student will develop a research question for a clinical study that will be conducted on a patient-athlete the student is following in the Clinical Field Experience IV internship. After data collection is completed, the student will attend a weekend seminar on campus to perform data analysis. Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 670 Health Care Administration

    This course is a collection of knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level, certified athletic trainer must possess to develop, administer and manage a health care facility and associated venues that provide health care to athletes and others involved in physical activity. Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 681 Clinical Field Experience III

    This course is the third clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training major. This clinical field experience may be in an athletic training setting such as with a college, high school or professional sports team, or in a nonsport setting, such as a sports medicine clinic, performing arts center or sports performance center. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance with what was instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 4

  
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    AT 682 Clinical Field Experience IV

    This course is the fourth clinical field experience for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training major. This clinical field experience may be in an athletic training setting such as with a college, high school or professional sports team, or in a non-sport setting, such as a sports medicine clinic, performing arts center or sports performance center. The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance with what was instructed in previous coursework. Credit(s): 4

  
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    AT 691 Clinical Field Experience V for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the fifth athletic training field experience and second full-time physical
    therapy clinical affiliation for a student in the Master of Science in Athletic
    Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major. This clinical field experience may
    be in an athletic training setting such as with a college, high school or professional
    sports team, or in a non-sport setting, such as a sports medicine clinic, performing
    arts center or sports performance center. The student will work under the direct
    supervision of the assigned certified athletic trainer/licensed physical therapist on the
    premises or physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to what was
    instructed in the DPT/MSAT programs from the first term up to this current term.

      Credit(s): 6

    Prerequisite(s): AT 591 , AT 592 , AT 594  and PT 753  

     

  
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    AT 692 Clinical Field Experience VI for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

    This course is the sixth and final clinical clinical field experience for a student in the
    Master of Science in Athletic Training/Doctorate of Physical Therapy dual major.
    This clinical field experience may be in an athletic training setting such as with a
    college, high school or professional sports team, or in a non-sport setting, such
    as a sports medicine clinic, performing arts center or sports performance center.
    The student will work under the direct supervision of the certified athletic trainer
    on the premises or a physician, and will perform clinical skills in accordance to
    what was instructed in previous coursework.  Credit(s): 4

    Prerequisite(s): AT 691  

     

  
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    AT 699 Casting and Bracing in Athletic Training

    This course will cover the principles of casting and bracing including selection, safe application and removal, extremity preparation, and patient instruction for

    use of casts and braces for fractures, sprains and joint dislocations. Equipment and supplies needed for casting, their purchase and storage will be covered.

      Credit(s): 2

  
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    AT 711 Theories and Practice of Conditioning Athletes

    This course covers the theories and practice of providing strength and conditioning programs for athletes, body builders and active or sedentary persons who want to initiate a fitness program. The course prepares the student to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) examination to receive the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS). Credit(s): 3

  
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    AT 763 Research Seminar

    The focus of this course is completion of a previously proposed original research project using descriptive or experimental design under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Emphasis is on preparation of a publishable manuscript and preparation of audiovisual materials for presentation at a professional meeting. The completed manuscript must be reviewed and signed off for approval by a faculty committee. A 20-minute PowerPoint presentation is presented to the class and the faculty committee. Credit(s): 1

  
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    AT 774 Senior Seminar

    This course covers the preparation for and completion of the program’s comprehensive examinations to prepare the student for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination and to serve as a program benchmark to determine student learning over time of all of the BOC Practice Domains. Credit(s): 1


Business Administration

  
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    BUS 509 Business Applications

    This course applies the principles introduced in the MBA foundation courses to cases, including cases involving financial management, human resource management, information management, supply chain management, business ethics, sustainability, the global economy, business strategy and leadership. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): MBA Foundation courses
  
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    BUS 511 International Business

    The role of the multinational corporation in international trade and affairs is studied with attention to the influence its operations have upon the economies and environments of the nations in which it operates. Stress is placed upon the challenge of planning, organizing, leading and controlling the far-flung operations of the multinational corporation and the concomitant development and utilization of an international management decision-making strategy. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): ECN 511
  
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    BUS 515 Business Law

    l ramifications of business operations having to do with aspects such as creditor’s rights, product guarantees and their limitations, and the legal relationship created under various forms of business organizations. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): MBA Foundation
  
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    BUS 517 Seminar in International Business

    This seminar provides an opportunity for students to experience firsthand business operations in varying international settings. This seminar includes preparatory classes, meetings with professors and lectures, meetings with senior managers of enterprises in the countries visited, and concluding with classes and lectures and a research paper. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): MBA Foundation
  
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    BUS 519 Topics in International Business

    This course provides in-depth coverage of current or specific topics within the field of international business. Possible topics may be related to one or more functional areas of business, including marketing, finance, organizational behavior, accounting and taxation, supply chain management and human resource management. Country/region-specific analysis may also be covered. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): vary with topic
  
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    BUS 530 Sustainable Business Strategy

    Sustainability means choosing business models that perform along three key dimensions - economic, environmental and social – over the long haul. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the issue, covering the spectrum from broad ecological, ethical, social, political, legal and economic considerations, down to firm level strategies and tactics at all levels and across all functional areas. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): MBA Foundation requirements
  
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    BUS 599 Independent Research

    Utilized for courses in business administration which are not offered elsewhere and for individuals desiring to pursue a given issue, topic or concentration further than obtainable in regularly scheduled courses. May be repeated once. Credit(s): 3

    Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing and permission of the director of the MBA program
  
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    BUS 602 Graduate Business Internship

    The graduate business internship is a form of experiential education based on the premise that for practical, hands on learning to happen, the student needs to be an active participant in the learning process. The internship setting is any eligible local, regional, national or international for-profit, non-profit or governmental organization. To earn 1.5 credits, students must complete 100 hours of work; for three credits, 150 hours of work; for four and one-half credits, 225 hours of work; for six credits, a minimum of 300 hours of work. The course may be repeated, but not to exceed six credits. Credit(s): 1.5 to 6


Church Music

  
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    MUCH 504 Organ Repertoire for the Church I

    A historical survey of organ literature designed to provide the church organist with a working knowledge of available and suitable organ music for use in the worship service. Organ music of the Renaissance up through the music of J.S. Bach is covered. Credit(s): 1

  
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    MUCH 505 Organ Repertoire for the Church II

    A historical survey of organ literature designed to provide the church organist with a working knowledge of available and suitable organ music for use in worship services. Organ music of the Romantic and Contemporary eras is covered. Credit(s): 1

  
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    MUCH 506 Service Playing and Console Conducting

    Techniques for playing services of various denominations. Study of beginning improvisational techniques for organists. Fundamental techniques of conducting from the console. Credit(s): 1

  
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    MUCH 511 Hymnology I

    A survey of the rise and development of hymnology up to and including the Wesleys. Credit(s): 1

  
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    MUCH 512 Hymnology II

    A survey of the development of hymnology in the 19th and 20th centuries. Credit(s): 1

  
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    MUCH 531 Church Music I

    An inclusive week of “hands on” study in the field of church music with special emphasis on children’s choir methods and materials, basic conducting and the role of music in the church. Individual research resulting in a term paper, or the equivalent, is required. Credit(s): 3

  
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    MUCH 532 Church Music II

    An inclusive week of “hands on” study in the field of church music in which students plan, prepare and participate in a wide variety of church services. The adult choir (methods and materials, conducting the adult volunteer choir), plus the role of music in the church, is the central focus of the week. Individual research resulting in a term paper, or the equivalent, is required. Credit(s): 3

  
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    MUCH 533 Church Music III

    An inclusive week of “hands on” study in the field of church music in which the participants plan, prepare and participate in a wide variety of church services. Special emphasis of this week is the role of the organ in worship, organ repertoire, hymn playing and organ accompaniment. Individual research resulting in a term paper, or the equivalent, is required. Credit(s): 3

  
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    MUCH 534 Church Music IV

    An inclusive week of “hands on” study in the field of church music in which the participants plan, prepare and participate in a wide variety of church services. Emphasis is placed on service playing, organ repertoire and console conducting. Individual research resulting in a term paper, or the equivalent, is required. Credit(s): 3

  
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    MUCH 535 Church Music V

    An inclusive week of “hands on” study in the field of church music in which the participants plan, prepare and participate in a wide variety of church services. Emphasis is placed on the study of hymns, their utilization in worship and their history and theological interpretation. Individual research resulting in a term paper, or the equivalent, is required. Credit(s): 3

 

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