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HIST101 World History 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A global survey of the evolution of societies and civilizations from prehistory to the early modern era. It covers the history of Europe and the Mediterranean basin, but also Africa, Asia and the Americas. Recurrent themes are the environment, community, politics, economy, technology, belief systems and culture. Fulfills General Education Requirements.   (Fulfills multicultural general education)

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST102 World History 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

A survey of world history from the early modern period to the present. Its central focus is the gradual integration of diverse populations as global contact expanded during the period in question. Students consider the construction of historical periodization from a multi-cultural perspective while examining a variety of themes that illuminate the interaction of cultures through conflict and cooperation. Fulfills General Education Requirements.   (Fulfills multicultural general education)

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST111 Global History 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
A global survey of the evolution of societies and civilizations from prehistory to the early modern era. It covers the history of Europe and the Mediterranean basin, but also Africa, Asia and the Americas. Recurrent themes are the environment, community, politics, economy, technology, belief systems and culture. Fulfills general education requirement in world history. Restricted to History and Secondary Education, Social Studies majors

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST112 Global History 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A survey of world history from the early modern period to the present. Its central focus is the gradual integration of diverse populations as global contact expanded during the period in question. Students will consider the construction of historical periodization from a multi-cultural perspective while examining a variety of themes that illuminate the interaction of cultures through conflict and cooperation. Fulfills general education requirement in world history. Restricted to History and Secondary Education, Social Studies majors

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST119 First Year Student Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

An introduction to the university learning environment for first year history majors. Students learn the goals of a liberal arts degree and specifically of a BA in History. The course also covers specific learning strategies, classroom technologies and institutional resources that might help them achieve their goals.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST150 American History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A rapid survey of political, economic, diplomatic, social, and cultural developments in the United States from the beginning of the colonial period to the present. This course does not fulfill the general education requirement in history.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST200 Historical Thinking and Writing

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An introduction to historical methods, with emphasis upon sources, interpretation, presentation and scholarly debate. Thematic content (i.e., geographic region, era, or subject) and/or case studies to be determined by the instructor.

Prerequisite: ( ENGL100 ) OR ( HONR111 )

Corequisite:   None

HIST201 History of the United States 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of U.S. history from the period of colonial origins to the end of Reconstruction, encompassing political, economic, military and social developments during the colonial era, the Revolution, the early national period, the age of Jackson, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST202 History of the United States 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of U.S. history since 1865, emphasizing shifting political, social and economic developments, particularly the transformation of the U.S. from an agricultural to an industrial nation and the impact on the U.S. of its rise as a world power.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST203 Introduction to Public History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

An introductory survey to the field of public history giving special attention to the history, philosophy, and purposes of applied history. A key theme is the professional responsibilities of historians in preserving and interpreting the past through historical agencies, archives, museums and sites of local history.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST205 History of the United States Labor Movement
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
A study of the American labor movement from early national beginnings to the present placed within the framework of general historical development. It seeks to explore the world of both the wage earner and the organizations created to achieve common goals. Emphasis is focused on the growth of American unionism and the development of collective bargaining.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST210 Colonial America
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A survey of American life from the beginnings of English settlement to 1789, with emphasis upon the development of political, economic and cultural institutions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST230 Appalachian Regional History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Traces the unique history of Appalachia, a region that runs from Alabama through New York and includes Central and Western Pennsylvania. Students will scrutinize and discuss primary sources and historical analyses as they consider the construction of the notion of ”Appalachia.” The course will introduce students to patterns of settlement and exploitation of resources, discuss variations within the region, and examine Appalachia’s history within both a national and an international context.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST245 History of Pennsylvania

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Pennsylvania from its colonial beginnings to the present; special attention to the political, economic, and social factors which have shaped the past; the Commonwealth's impact upon the national scene.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST300 Early American Republic

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An exploration of various themes in United States history from the end of the Revolution through the era of Andrew Jackson (1783-1845). Topics to be covered include the emergence of political institutions, economic growth, the struggle to create a functional foreign policy, westward expansion, the rise of sectional tensions, and the changing characteristics of a developing society.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST301 Medieval History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of the creation and evolution of Europe from the division of Rome by the fifth century to the division of Christianity after the fifteenth. The course will concentrate on the development of European political, social, religious, and intellectual structures, paying special attention to the synthesis of Mediterranean, Germanic, Islamic, and Christian contributions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST302 Civil War & Reconstruction

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A study of the American Civil War era, 1845-1877. Topics to be emphasized include the ante-bellum South; the origins of the Civil War; the war in its military, political, diplomatic, social and economic aspects; and reconstruction, South and North.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST304 Recent US History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

An exploration of major transformations in U.S. society and foreign policy since World War II. Topics include the origins of the Cold War, domestic life in the 1950's, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, sixties protests, the women's movement, Watergate, the political shift to the right in the 1980's, and recent changes in the U.S. economy.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST305 Renaissance & Reformation
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
A survey of the cultural and intellectual achievements of the Italian and Northern Renaissances and Protestant Reformation. The course highlights European contacts with the wider world and outside influences on European intellectual and artistic movements. Emphasis is placed on secularism, humanism, and individualism during the era of the Italian and Northern Renaissances and important movements of the Protestant Reformation including Lutheranism, the Swiss reform movements, Anglicanism, the Catholic Counter-Reformation, and the European religious wars.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST306 History of the American Frontier
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A study of the westward movement and its influence upon the American development. Social and economic aspects of the frontier experience will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST307 Diplomatic History of US

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Foreign relations from the beginning of our national history to the present: the growth and influence of a policy of "isolation"; the creation and development of the Monroe Doctrine; the emergence of the United States as a world power; the problems incident to the assumption of global responsibilities.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST310 French Revolution & Napoleon

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The Old Regime, the Enlightenment, and the causes of the French Revolution. Revolutionary events of the decade 1789-1799 and military, legal, economic, and political aspects of the Napoleonic era. The emergence of the bourgeoisie.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST311 International Business History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of selected topics in the development of modern business cultures. The expansion of the industrial, world economy will serve as the general chronological framework, with major units devoted to: family firms and trading diasporas, chartered and joint stock companies, banking and insurance, commercial adaptations of new technologies, the creation of mass markets, “business imperialism,” the multinational corporation, and business cultures within late industrializers and “emerging” markets.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST312 US in Prosperity & Depression, 1918-1941

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of the culture, economics and politics of the U.S. between the two world wars. Topics include the impact of World War I, the emergence of a mass consumer culture in the 1920's, the Great Depression and its effects on U.S. society, the rise of the modern labor movement, the New Deal and the origins of the welfare state, and the legacy of these developments for contemporary America.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST313 Nationalism in Asia

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of the rise of modern nationalism in India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia in the nineteenth and twentieth century. Emphasis will be on a thematic, theoretical and comparative approach highlighting the similarities and differences in society and culture of each of these regions and their response to nationalism.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST314 Oral History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

A workshop that introduces students to the theory, method, and practice of oral history. Students read and discuss theory, develop a research agenda, conduct field interviews, present results of a transcribed interview, and reflect on the relationship between theory and practice. (Fulfills external experience general education)

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST315 Social History of Europe Since 1750
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An interdisciplinary survey of the pattern of social history of modern Europe with particular reference to the interaction of institutions and struggles of social classes. Use is made of social sciences auxiliary to the study of history, in particular economics, demography and sociology.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST316 Early Christianity
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Examines the origins of Christianity in the first century CE (Common Era) and its development and spread through the seventh century CE. The class emphasizes the influence of eastern religious traditions and culture on Christianity, the Roman reaction to Christianity, the formation and organization of early Christian communities, early Christian spirituality and religious practices, the divergence of eastern and western Christian traditions, the influence of Christianity on the rise of Islam, and Islam's impact on the Christian world

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST318 US Women's History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An exploration of the experiences of women in the United States from colonial times to the present. The course examines the way that U.S. history has been shaped by gender, that is, the impact of gender on women’s economic status and social roles. It also explores the diversity of experiences of women of different classes and ethnic backgrounds. Finally, the course examines women’s contributions to U.S. culture or politics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST322 History of Modern China

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Traces the political, social, economic, and intellectual evolution of China from approximately 1800 to present. Special emphasis will be placed upon Western imperialism in China, the Revolution of 1911, the rise of the Nationalist and Communist Parties, the Chinese Civil War, the People's Republic, and post-Mao China. No previous exposure to China is presumed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST324 Environmental History of Asia

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A study of the ecological landscape of Asia from the earliest times with a focus on the diverse aspects of its environmental history. Addresses human migrations, changes in land use patterns, water management systems, forests, grazing lands, and climatic change, in the context of oceanic and overland interactions among the inter-communicating regions within Asia, and between Asia and the rest of the World.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST327 History of Modern Japan

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Traces the evolution of Japan from an isolated island nation to a world power. Deals with the political, economic, social, military and intellectual history of Japan from 1600 to the present. Particular emphasis will be placed on the Takugawa Bakafu, the Meiji Restoration, the rise of Militarism and Nationalism, the Russo-Japanese War, the occupation of China, World War II, the Reconstruction, and the modern Japanese economy. No previous exposure to Japan is presumed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST328 Social Science Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A thematic or topical approach, with emphasis on historical/political/economic analysis. Treatment of historical, contemporary and/or comparative topics (for example, the historical roots and contemporary practice of terrorism and its political and economic impact; the impact of imperialism --political, economic, and historical-- in different global areas; the frontier experience of Russian Siberia and the American West) within a framework provided by the instructor.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST332 History of the Islamic World to 1798

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Examines selected topics in Islamic history before 1798, introducing students not only to important personages, events, and themes, but also to historical interpretation and method. The course will be divided into four units, outlining the expansion of the Islamic world from the early community at Media to the zenith of the Ottoman Empire; specifically, the religious and political foundations of Islam, conversion and expansion, Islamic civilization, and the great empires.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST333 History of the Islamic World Since 1798
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An examination of selected topics of the modern Islamic history, introducing students not only to important personages, events, and themes, but also to historical interpretation and method. The course will be divided into seven units from the pivotal 1790's to the present; specifically: decline and renewal in the late eighteenth century, the age of European colonialism, nineteenth and twentieth century nationalism, the politics of oil and the fundamentalist challenge.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST334 China and India in Historical Perspective (3.0 sh)
A comparative study of the history, culture, political economy, and environment of China and India in the context of the contemporary globalization process.  Both countries are poised to become giants of the 21st century.  The purpose is to look at the present developments, keeping in view their progress over several centuries, and to study the impact they have had and will have on the world.


HIST335 History of Modern Russia
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Major developments of Russian history since 1815. Emphasis upon the decline of Tsarism, rise of revolutionary movements, World War I and the Russian Revolution of 1917. Soviet ideology, foreign and domestic policies from Lenin to the present.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST338 History and Preservation of American Architecture

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A study of American architectural history as material evidence of the country's social, cultural, economic and technological development. Examines the meaning, uses, and changes of selected architectural forms addressing a broad array of structures, monuments, and landscapes. Emphasizes the principles and methods of public history, especially historic preservation. Includes attention to professional careers and ongoing projects in historic preservation.

Prerequisite: ( HIST200 ) OR ( HIST203 )

Corequisite:   None

HIST342 History Modern Europe 1815-1914

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A chronological and topical approach. Evaluation of major political, economic, social and cultural trends, with particular emphasis on industrialization and economic and social changes, development of the power of the nation-state, imperialism, and the origins of World War I.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST343 History Mod Europe 1914-Present

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A chronological and topical approach. Evaluation of major political, economic, social and cultural trends, with particular emphasis on the impact of two world wars, fascism, establishment of the USSR, western European resurgence after World War II, and the shaping of the post-Cold War order.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST345 Military History of US

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A study of the American military experience from colonial times to the present. Topics include the development of military organizations, institutions, practices, and traditions, and the origins and evolution of past wars in their military, diplomatic, political, economic, and social dimensions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST347 The Ancient Mediterranean

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An analysis of the evolution of ancient Mediterranean societies and cultures from the prehistory of the area until the decline of the Roman Empire, the rise of Islan, and the end of the Mediterranean as a cultural unit. Focuses on major social, political, cultural, and religious institutions and practices of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Palestine, Greece, and Rome.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST358 History of Modern South Asia and Indian Ocean

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Provides the student with a basic understanding of the history and civilization of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, from South Asia's earliest history up to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on the Classical Age of Indian History, the great Mughal Empire, the British Empire, and independent South Asia. No previous exposure to South Asia is presumed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST362 History of Africa to 1800
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An examination of selected topics in pre-colonial African history. with the aim of introducing students not only to important personages, events and themes, but also to historical interpretation and method. The course will be divided into six units ranging from prehistory to the eighteenth century, specifically: food and society, ancient civilizations, human migration, state formation, Islamic society, and the transatlantic slave trade.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST363 History of Africa Since 1800
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A survey of modern African history from 1800 to the present, with the aim of analyzing contemporary issues from an historical perspective. In particular, the course will revolve around the question of whether the colonial period was simply a brief, superficial phase in African history, or a time of upheaval and transformation. Emphasis will be placed on African agriculture, rural communities, industrialization, urbanization, and colonial and contemporary politics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST366 History of Modern Southeast Asia

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Traces the evolution of Southeast Asia from its early modern history as a focal region for European and American colonialism and conquest, to the emergence of the contemporary independent states. Emphasis will be placed on Dutch colonialism in Indonesia, the British in Burma and Malaysia, America in the Philippines, French Indochina, the Vietnam War, and Southeast Asia since 1975.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST367 Colonial Latin American History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Surveys the history of the vast area known as Latin America from Pre-Columbian times to the wars of independence of the early nineteenth century. Examines the major Pre-Columbian civilizations, the early encounter with Iberians, processes of conquest and transformation that resulted in the creation of unique American societies. Focuses on the development of the economic, political, social, cultural and religious institutions of this region.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST370 History of Latin America

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The development of Latin America from the period of discovery to the present. The relation of economic, social and cultural factors to the various political units. The influence of relations with Europe and the U.S.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST372 Historical Perspectives on Appalachian Health Care

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Students will study the development of health care systems and issues in Appalachia, a region that contains central Pennsylvania. This course will provide students with an opportunity to scrutinize and discuss primary sources and historical analyses that address the following issues: identification of the region and recognition of the unique health needs of its inhabitants; the development of the medical profession and its relationship to other health care providers; and evaluation o the effectiveness of the traditional medical system in Appalachia.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST375 History of Mexico & Central Amer

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A general history of Middle America from the conquest by the Spanish to the present, with emphasis upon the national rather than the colonial experience. Special emphasis on Mexico and Cuba and on the relationships of Middle America with the U.S.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST377 Modern Latin American History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

A survey of the history of Latin America from the Wars of Independence (1820s) to the present. Through lecture, readings, discussion and various media, students will analyze the economic and political development of Latin America, its authoritarian and revolutionary past and its recent transitions to democracy. The role of popular culture in national development and identity as well as relations with the U.S. will also be examined.

Prerequisite: ( HIST*** )

Corequisite:   None

HIST385 History of Modern South Africa
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An exploration of modern South African political, social and economic problems within an historical context. Thus, the course will survey the development of colonial political institutions, industries, social class and popular movements with the aim of better defining the protests and reforms of recent years. Topics covered will include: pre-colonial Southern African societies, Dutch colonization and Afrikaner society, the mineral revolution and industrialization, rural impoverishment and labor migration, colonial labor and segregation policies, labor unions, African nationalism, and the rise and apparent fall of the apartheid regime.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST390 Contemporary World Problems
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A detailed study of the historical background and significance of several major contemporary problems. Issues treated will vary from year to year in response to the changing world scene. Typical problems are the Arab-Israeli conflict, arms limitation, northern Ireland, the status of Taiwan, among others.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST395 Historiography

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of the nature of historical inquiry and historical knowledge through a study of the principles of historical methodology. A survey of the history of historical writing with emphasis upon the critical historical scholarship of the last two centuries.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST480 Capstone Research Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A research seminar, with emphasis upon historical sources, interpretation, presentation and scholarly debate. Thematic focus (i.e., era or theme) to be determined by the instructor, according to the following criteria: 1) global in scope, 2) local history application, 3) subject of historical debate.

Prerequisite: ( HIST200 AND HIST3** )

Corequisite:   None

HIST605 The Renaissance & Reformation

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Key intellectual developments of the Renaissance including secularism, humanism, and individualism. Analysis of early Protestant movements. Ideas and influences of Protestant and Catholic leaders including Luther, Calvin, Loyola, and Pope Paul III. The Commercial Revolution.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST608 History of Ideas in the United States

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of the major trends in American religious, political, social and economic thought from the colonial period to the present.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST618 US Women's History

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An exploration of the experiences of women in the United States from colonial times to the present. The course examines the way that U.S. history has been shaped by gender, that is, the impact of gender on women’s economic status and social roles. It also explores the diversity of experiences of women of different classes and ethnic backgrounds. Finally, the course examines women’s contributions to U.S. culture or politics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST622 History of Modern China

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Traces the political, social, economic, and intellectual evolution of China from approximately 1800 to present. Special emphasis will be placed upon Western imperialism in China, the Revolution of 1911, the rise of the Nationalist and Communist Parties, the Chinese Civil War, the People's Republic, and post-Mao China. No previous exposure to China is presumed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST627 History of Modern Japan
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Traces the evolution of Japan from an isolated island nation to a world power. Deals with the political, economic, social, military and intellectual history of Japan from 1600 to the present. Particular emphasis will be placed on the Takugawa Bakafu, the Meiji Restoration, the rise of Militarism and Nationalism, the Russo-Japanese War, the occupation of China, World War II, the Reconstruction, and the modern Japanese economy. No previous exposure to Japan is presumed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST628 Social Science Seminar
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A thematic or topical approach, with emphasis on historical/political/economic analysis. Treatment of historical, contemporary and/or comparative topics (for example, the historical roots and contemporary practice of terrorism and its political and economic impact; the impact of imperialism --political, economic, and historical-- in different global areas; the frontier experience of Russian Siberia and the American West) within a framework provided by the instructor.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HIST666 History of Modern Southeast Asia

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Traces the evolution of Southeast Asia from its early modern history as a focal region for European and American colonialism and conquest, to the emergence of the contemporary independent states. Emphasis will be placed on Dutch colonialism in Indonesia, the British in Burma and Malaysia, America in the Philippines, French Indochina, the Vietnam War, and Southeast Asia since 1975.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST672 Historical Perspectives on Appalachian Health Care

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Students will study the development of health care systems and issues in Appalachia, a region that contains central Pennsylvania. This course will provide students with an opportunity to scrutinize and discuss primary sources and historical analyses that address the following issues: identification of the region and recognition of the unique health needs of its inhabitants; the development of the medical profession and its relationship to other health care providers; and evaluation o the effectiveness of the traditional medical system in Appalachia.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HIST690 Contemporary World Problems

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A detailed study of the historical background and significance of several major contemporary problems. Issues treated will vary from year to year in response to the changing world scene. Typical problems are the Arab-Israeli conflict, arms limitation, northern Ireland, the status of Taiwan, among others.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH100 Medical Terminology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

An introductory study of medical language including basic word structure, medical prefixes and suffixes. It is designed to help students interpret medical terms as used in medical practice.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH102 Orientation to Health Science

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Explores career options and graduate or professional school opportunities for Health Science majors. Class activities primarily consist of presentations by allied health professionals regarding job requirements, prerequisite education and related matters.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH104 Foundations of Health Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1.5sh ]

Introduces students to the profession of health education. Emphasis is placed on the history of the profession; major determinants of health status; the contributions of the behavioral sciences, education and public health; and health behavior change theory. Students will analyze the roles and responsibilities of health educators.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH105 Introduction to Health
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An introductory survey of basic health issues, emphasizing the development of health literacy skills to enhance students' efficacy in reaching and maintaining a lifestyle conducive to health and wellness. A foundation of health content will be covered to serve as a basis for further study of contemporary health issues. Open to students who have not earned a C or better in RECR105 or HPED060.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH115 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4.0 sh)
The course is the first in a two course sequence designed to introduce students to human anatomy and physiology in both healthy and disease states.  Students explore fundamental concepts of chemistry, cells and histology as applied to the study of sensory organs, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems.

HLTH119 First Year Student Seminar
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
An introduction to the culture and mission of the university within the context of an academic discipline. Explores the purpose of college education and provides an opportunity to become engaged with the academic discipline. Students are introduced to basic learning and study skills in a content area. Through class discussion of readings, students engage in active learning. Common co-curricular activities and the incorporation of a peer mentor component facilitate connection with fellow students and faculty. Restricted to first semester, first year students.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HLTH120 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 (4.0 sh)
The second of a two course sequence to introduce students to a study of the normal structure and function of the human body.  Students explore the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

HLTH122 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to cover topics of normal structure and function of the human body at an introductory level to prepare students for advanced study. The laboratory component includes practical application of course content using the scientific method. Students will explore integumentary; skeletal; muscular; nervous; cardiovascular; respiratory; digestion and metabolism; urinary; lymphatic and immune; endrocrine and reproductive systems.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH128 Anatomy and Physiology 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to introduce students to a two-course sequence involving the study of the normal structure and function of the human body. Students explore the sensory organs, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH129 Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

A lab experience that will introduce students to an in-depth anatomical and physiological analysis of the skeletal, joint, integument, muscular, nervous, and organ systems. Disarticulated skeletons, organ models, and various audiovisual aids will aid in student comprehension.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH130 Anatomy and Physiology 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The second of a two-course sequence to introduce students to a study of the normal structure and function of the human body. Students explore the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH128 ) OR ( HLTH151 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH131 Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

A laboratory experience that will introduce students an in-depth anatomical and physiological analysis of the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Physiological exercises, organ models and various audiovisual aids will be used to aid in student comprehension.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH140  Introduction to Public Health (3.0 sh)

An overview of the key aspects of public health, including its history, mission, essential services, core functions, infrastructure, resources, workforce, achievements, challenges and career options.

Prerequisite:  HLTH105

HLTH200 Introduction to Disease

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Designed to provide health science students with a background of information that is needed for future advanced studies in specific allied health professions. Course topics include the following: medical terminology and documentation, basic evaluation skills, the inflammatory and healing processes, and an introduction to the diseases that occur within the body's systems.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH151 AND HLTH251 ) OR ( HLTH115 AND HLTH120 ) OR ( HLTH128 AND HLTH130 ) OR ( HLTH130 AND HLTH151 ) OR ( HLTH128 AND HLTH251 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH204 Foundations of School and Community Health Education
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An introduction to the profession of health education. There is an emphasis on the history of the profession, theoretical foundations of health education, determinants of health, accessing and evaluating health information, basic epidemiology and the roles and responsibilities of health educators in the school and community settings.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH208 Stress Management and Life Skills for Health Promotion
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
The interrelationship of physical, mental, and psychological aspects of overall health. The emphasis is on the development of health literacy skills to enhance students' efficacy in researching and maintaining a lifestyle conducive to health and wellness. Students will be guided through identifying and analyzing how their personal lifestyles impact their health. Specific emphasis on preventive measures of disease, development of a stress management plan, and lifelong skills to promote every aspect of health.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HLTH214 Planning and Assessment in School Health Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

An overview of planning and assessment in health education in the Pre-K through 12 setting. Emphasis is placed on designing comprehensive health education plans, fully integrating health skills with content.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH204 ) OR ( HLTH104 AND HLTH215 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH215 Community Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1.5 sh]

An overview of community health agencies and processes involved in community health education. Particular emphasis is placed on environmental health, uses of epidemiological data, and political processes and their influence on community health.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH105 ) OR ( HLTH104 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH218  Public Health and the Environment (3.0 sh)

Designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts surrounding environmental and occupational health.  Students will apply concepts in these areas to current environmental health issues including the following:  risk assessment, policy generation and regulation, and human health impacts of environmental and occupational factors.

Prerequisite:  HLTH128 and HLTH130

HLTH240 Introduction to Epidemiology (3.0 sh)

An introduction of basic epidemiologic concepts and methods including the basics of infectious disease, environmental epidemiology and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology.

Prerequisite:  MATH107 and HLTH200

HLTH301 CPR and Emergency Care

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Provide the student with the knowledge to evaluate both life-threatening situations and non life-threatening situations.  Emphasis is placed on the evaluation and management of medical emergencies or trauma injuries and the necessary care for these conditions.  Students who successfully complete the skills and examinations will receive Emergency Medical Responder certification.

Prerequisite:  HLTH128 and HLTH129 or HLTH122

Corequisite:   None

HLTH305 Intro to Biomechanics

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Increases the health science major's understanding of human movement and provides the foundation for critical analysis of physical activity and exercise. The approach includes the use of both quantitative and qualitative problems and applications that are designed to illustrate biomechanical principles.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH128 AND HLTH129 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH307 Cultural Aspects of Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An exploration of race, ethnicity and culture as constructs of health. The course is designed to enhance cultural awareness and improve cultural competence when working with diverse populations within the United States.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH310 CPR & First Aid Instructor Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2sh ]

Students will become prepared to teach CPR and first aid skills to others. Emphasis is placed on the role of the instructor to supervise skill practice sessions. Detailed training with the CPR manikins is given. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive American Red Cross instructor certification in CPR and first aid.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH301 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH315 Consumer Health
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Designed to promote current health literacy in relation to issues in consumer health, self-care management, and health care.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH320 Drug Education
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Provide students with current, accurate, and documented information about drug abuse in society. Special attention will be given to prevention, treatment, and drug education programs.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH105 ) OR ( HLTH154 ) OR ( HLTH104 )

Corequisite: None

HLTH325 Death Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Thought provoking questions and learning activities will help the student personally examine selected death-related issues and will serve as a guide in developing a death education curriculum in the secondary, middle or elementary school setting.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH330 School Health Programs

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Intended for students interested in health education. It includes the information and skills for planning and implementing policies and programs aligned with the Coordinated School Health Program. The course meets the combined standards for the National Commission on Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE) and Society for Public Health Education-American Association for Health Education (SABPAC).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH332 Psychological Aspects of Injury and Illness

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to expose students to the psychological aspect of injury, illness, and rehabilitation. Students analyze literatuve related to psychological issues that can significantly impact the quality of rehabilitation and the patient's life. Various psychological factors such as motivation, confidence, anxiety, goal setting techniques, relaxation training that influence the rehabilitation process are investigated throughout this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH334 Teaching of Nutrition and Consumer Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to address the basic elements of nutrition and consumer health for the health and physical education major.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH104 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH336 Teaching Drug Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Provides students with current, accurate, and documented information concerning drug abuse in society. Special attention will be given to drug education curriculum K-12, special school programs, community drug education programs, dysfunctional family problems related to drug abuse, and teaching strategies.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH104 AND HLTH151 AND HLTH251 ) OR ( HLTH105 AND HLTH151 AND HLTH251 ) OR ( HLTH104 AND HLTH128 AND HLTH130 ) OR ( HLTH105 AND HLTH128 AND HLTH130 ) OR ( HLTH104 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH151 ) OR ( HLTH105 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH151 ) OR ( HLTH104 AND HLTH128

Corequisite:   None

HLTH341 Teaching Human Sexuality

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Intended for students interested in health education. It includes the information and skills needed to facilitate the planning and implementation of human sexuality education. Emphasis is placed on topics within human sexuality that are typically included in kindergarten to grade 12 sexuality education. The course meets the combined standards for the National Commission on Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE) and Society for Public Health Education-American Association for Health Education (SABPAC).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH350 Health Program Planning
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Grounded in effective assessment of existing public health liabilities and assets and input from the priority population. The emphasis is on proven models that impact the health profile of a community, state, and nation. Students will be guided through identifying and analyzing how various models provide a continuous series of steps or phases in planning, implementation and evaluation.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH104 AND HLTH215 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH353 Physiology of Exercise
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
An exploration of the function of the body under the stress of acute and chronic physical activity. Laboratory exercises will be used to aid in student comprehension.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH128 AND HLTH129 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH131 ) OR ( HLTH122 )

Corequisite: None

HLTH363 Applied Sport and Exercise Science

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Provides students the fundamentals of fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and sports nutrition from a Health Science perspective. Students will develop and apply the skills required to perform a fitness assessment and subsequent exercise prescription in the physically active population. Course content also includes the nutritional requirements for optimal exercise performance.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH353 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH401 Current Issues in Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Health is a dynamic and rapidly changing field that requires constant and continuous monitoring and study to keep abreast of contemporary developments. Selected current health topics drawn from popular and professional literature are presented and discussed. Extensive utilization of current newspapers on a day-to-day basis is also stressed.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH105 ) OR ( HLTH154 ) OR ( HLTH104 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH402 Evaluation in Health Education and Promotion Programs

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Explores the processes for evaluation of health education policy, projects and programs. The emphasis is placed on developing and interpreting evaluations including evaluation design, measurement and using evaluation outcomes for decision-making. Qualitative and quantitative assessments are included to provide the learner with a variety of tools to assess the efficacy of health programs.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH406 Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to provide students in health-related professions with an advanced clinical background in the relationship between human biomechanics and musculoskeletal injury. The course examines the coordination of movement and the forces placed on various tissues of the body by physical activity, specifically in athletics and industrial work environments. Students explore various prevention/treatment interventions and are exposed to clinical problems in orthopedics, rehabilitation, and epidemiologic research.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH305 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH407 Advanced Human Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Designed to investigate areas of physiology at a deeper level than HLTH251 (Human Physiology) and explores alterations in the functioning of human organ systems, including the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations of common disease states. Topics covered are those with significance to the biomedical professions.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH128 AND HLTH129 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH131 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH410 Community Health Organization Management

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Designed to introduce the health educator to the work environment of community agencies, schools, hospitals, business and industry, as well as institutions of higher education. Professional skills include the ability to assess, plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate health education programs and services. Key areas of study also include the ability to deal with political action strategies, as as a resource person, advocate for health education, effectively communicate, perform a job search, participate in public relations, conduct fund raising and grant procurement. This course includes the information and skills required by The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc, the Society for the Public Health Education, and the American Association for Health Education (SOPHE/AAHE), the accreditation body for health educators.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH215 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH415 Introduction to Pharmacology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
This is an introductory course in pharmacology, which focuses on principles of drug actions and major classes of drugs emphasizing mechanisms of action, rationale for therapeutic use, side effects, and relevant toxicities. Emphasis will be placed on pharmacotherapeutics so as to promote an understanding of the rational use of drugs in the clinical setting.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH420 Clinical Evaluation & Rehab
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Designed for those students pursuing physical or occupational therapy, physician assistant, chiropractic, or other health related professions. Principles of evaluation and treatment of orthopedic dysfunction and procedures in physical/occupational therapy, as well as instruction in proper medical note taking, are taught by both lecture and laboratory sessions. This course is designed to be taken prior to the student's field experience.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH128 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH200 AND HLTH305 ) OR ( HLTH151 AND HLTH200 AND HLTH251 AND HLTH305 )

Corequisite: None

HLTH425 Clinical Exercise Physiology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of the clinical aspects of exercise physiology emphasizing the relationships between exercise and chronic diseases and disorders. Exercise testing techniques will include electrocardiogram administration and interpretation.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH200 AND HLTH353 ) OR ( ATTR260 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH430 Women's Health Issues

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Addresses relevant issues regarding women's health and puts this knowledge to use. Provides a forum for the presentation of medical and scientific information on the health needs of women. For the context of this course, women's health issues are defined as any matters that affect women's health differently from that of men.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH105 ) OR ( HLTH154 ) OR ( HLTH104 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH440 Research in the Health Sciences

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An orientation to research and evaluation for students in the health sciences. The emphasis is placed on developing, interpreting and evaluating research studies including design, measurement and use of evaluation outcomes for professionals in the health science field. Emphasis will be placed on the utilization of library skills, the reading and analysis of the professional literature and the development of a literature review and methodology on an issue of interest to the student in the health science field. Restrictions Upon Student Registration: Health Science majors with 75 or more credits. MATH107 Basic Statistics preferred but not required or by permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite: ( MATH107 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH451 Advanced Human Anatomy

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

A study of the gross anatomical relationships between major structures, organs, vessels, and nerves. Human cadaver observation and dissection of all major systems of the body will be conducted by students and included in the laboratory sessions.

Prerequisite: ( BIOL106 AND BIOL107 AND HLTH128 AND HLTH129 AND HLTH130 AND HLTH131 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH470 Sex Education for the Health Sciences

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Addresses human sexuality from a health and medical perspective. Emphasis is placed on sexual anatomy and physiology, sexual health, effects of medical conditions on sexual functioning and other issues important in the health sciences.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH485 Professional Field Experience in Health Science

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 12sh ]

The Professional Field Experience provides students with on-the-job experience in a variety of health services and health care areas. The student works with professionals in the field and is exposed to individually selected programs, procedures and settings. Supervision is provided by both the instructional staff of the university and the cooperating agency.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH490 Health Science Capstone
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
Designed to be a culminating educational experience for the health science student, the health science capstone course integrates coursework, knowledge, skills and experiential learning to enable th estudent to demonstrate a broad mastery of learning across the curriculum. The course provides an opportunity to integrate previous courses and experiences in and outside of the health science major.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH440 ) OR ( HLTH404 ) OR ( ATTR404 )

Corequisite:   None

HLTH498 Health Science Seminar
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
An analysis of topics related to health science within a framework provided by the instructor. Examples include but are not limited to: contemporary issues in healthcare; a comparative analysis of healthcare systems in different countries; health issues related to population, economics, social and other factors; healthcare issues of special populations; the healthcare crisis in the United States; and emerging healthcare technologies and fields.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HLTH600 Substance Abuse Issues

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The purpose of this course is to provide current, accurate, and documented information concerning drug use and abuse in society. Special attention will be given to prevention, intervention, and treatment. This course will aid individuals involved in education or developing educational programs dealing with drug awareness.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH601 Current Issues in Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Health is a dynamic and rapidly changing field that requires constant and continuous monitoring and study to keep abreast of contemporary developments. Selected current health topics drawn from popular and professional literature are presented and discussed. Extensive utilization of current newspapers on a day-to-day basis is also stressed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH603 Gross Human Anatomy

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Gross anatomy is studied regionally stressing relationships of major structures, organs, vessels, and nerves. Human cadaver observation and dissection by students are included in the laboratory sessions. All major areas of the body are covered. References to the relationship of anatomical structures to pathology, traumatic injury and medicine are stressed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH605 Assessment and Planning for Health Programs 1 (3.0 sh)

An introduction to community assessment tools, data collection and the utilization of data to plan effective program in the community and clinical settings.  Students will design appropriate evaluation plans to assess program goals and objectives.

HLTH610 Contemporary Issues in Health and Healthcare (3.0 sh)

Focuses on the current issues and trends in health and healthcare.  The course recognizes the fact that the field of health is a dynamic and rapidly changing area that requires constant and continuous monitoring and study to keep abreast of contemporary developments.  Selected current health topics drawn largely from current popular and professional literature will be presented, evaluated, analyzed and discussed.  Extensive utilization of daily popular press will also be stressed.

HLTH620 Applied Research and Statistics (3.0 sh)

Designed to teach students to interpret research and determine methods of best practice.  This course will apply the design and data analysis of recent topics in health research to common statistical methods in the field.  Experimental and observational designs will be used to discuss statistical methods, both descriptive and inferential.

HLTH624 Leadership Theory and Practice (3.0 sh)

Integrate the theoretical and interdisciplinary nature of leadership into a variety of work settings with particular emphasis on healthcare/health services delivery systems.  Students will assess their personal leadership qualities and develop a plan to enhance their leadership potential in the workplace.

HLTH625 Grief and Loss Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The purpose of this course is to recognize loss, grief and bereavement as an important part of life. The course contributes to general education through the development of knowledge and skills necessary to address loss, grief and bereavement in personal and professional roles. This course will aid individuals involved in education or developing educational programs concerning loss and grief including educational systems, communities and health care providers.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH630 Women's Health Issues

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Addresses relevant issues regarding women's health and puts this knowledge to use. Provides a forum for the presentation of medical and scientific information on the health needs of women. For the context of this course, women's health issues are defined as any matters that affect women's health differently from that of men.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH670 Sex Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Human sexuality from a biological, behavioral and cultural perspective. The component parts of each area are integrated to provide a comprehensive and total concept of human sexuality.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HLTH698 Health Science Seminar
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
A critical analysis and/or comparison of topics related to health science within a framework provided by the instructor. Examples include contemporary issues in healthcare; a comparative analysis of healthcare systems in different countries; health issues related to population, economics, social and other factors; healthcare issues of special populations; the healthcare crisis in the United States; and emerging healthcare technologies and fields.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR101 Honors: Historical & Philosophical Studies 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
This honors class emphasizes the study of philosophers from the early Egyptian period to the theories of Thomas Aquinas. The student can expect to read works by Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, Augustine, and books dealing with Taoism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and a myriad of other philosophical topics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HONR102 Honors: Historical & Philosophical Studies 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An examination of major civilizations of the world since 1500, with special attention to the analysis of philosophical theories and historical developments. Topics include the Renaissance, Absolutism and Constitutionalism, the Enlightenment, Eastern and Islamic tradition, Revolutionary and Natural Rights theory, Conservatism and Romanticism, Liberalism and Nationalism, Marxism, Imperialism, Darwin, Freud, Existentialism, Feminism, and new and old directions in the Third World. Emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach to interpretation of classic and modern works.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR105 Honors: Mathematics in Contemporary Society

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

This course presents a variety of mathematical topics that are relevant to contemporary intelligent citizenship. The chosen topics will be studied in detail through guided experimentation, discovery, conjecture formulation, and analysis. Collaborative learning will be emphasized throughout the course. This course is open to any student in the Honors Program.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR110 Honors: Concepts in Biological Sciences

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Focuses on select current issues in this important field of inquiry. Classroom activities include lectures intended to familiarize students with basic concepts needed to understand technical aspects of the science. Class discussions and student presentations cover a range of issues of current interest. Laboratory experiences are directed by written protocol, computer simulation, and experimentation. This course meets General Education Natural Science requirement.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR111 Composition: Global Honors

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Introduction to the basic principles of effective English written communication with an emphasis on multicultural local or global issues.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   (HONR101 )

HONR112 Global Honors: Introduction to Literature

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Enables students to think critically by becoming better writers and readers. Students will examine, through their own writings and the writings of others, various views of God, self, and society. This course selects from such diverse authors as Donne, Pirandello, Ellison, Swift, Whitman, Eliot, O'Connor, Ginsberg, Mishima, Wiesel, Kingston, Achebe, Doerr, Hurston.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR115 Honors: Earth Resources and Environment

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

This inquiry-based course is designed to explore occurrences, distribution, and uses of Earth resources, including minerals, rocks, soil, energy, and water. Environmental degradation resulting from exploration and exploitation of Earth resources is investigated in the context of mining history in central Pennsylvania. The concept of sustainable development of natural resources and land is examined through lecture, laboratory exercises, field observations, and hands on experience with field and laboratory equipment commonly used by geoscientists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR180 Honors: Introductory Psychology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Honors Introductory Psychology is a first course in psychology for honors students who wish a general education in the fundamentals of psychological investigation. Students will be exposed to the broad sub-fields and major schools of psychology with an emphasis on interdisciplinary study of psychological topics, small group interaction, debate, and development of investigatory skills. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HONR200 Honors: Nutrition for Wellness
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Designed to investigate contemporary nutrition concerns. While the course will emphasize the relationship of nutrition to overall good health and well being, it will specifically focus on an understanding of the most current issues related to sound nutritional practices.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED014 Aerobics 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Aerobic fitness concepts and beginning level aerobic exercise.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED016 Strength Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Strength training principles and individually developed programs and progressions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED060 Wellness for Life

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An introduction to the interdependence of personal wellness and fitness. An emphasis will be placed on the development of a personal understanding of aerobic exercise options and their relevancy to health risk and fitness appraisal techniques. The course will involve regular activity. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED102 Foundations of Physical Education Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed as an orientation to the physical education profession. This includs the nature and scope of the field, underlying scientific principles, a brief historical background, qualities of successful professionals, and observation/interaction field experiences. The role of physical education as part of the school system is investigated. Students start a professional portfolio.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED103 Teaching Soccer

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

Designed as an activity course involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of soccer. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This activity course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self evaluations. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED105 Teaching Basketball

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5sh ]

Primarily an activity course involving a progression in basketball skills. The course includes an emphasis on skill progressions, teaching methods, strategy, and rules for the game of basketball. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED107 Teaching Field Hockey
[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5sh ]
Designed as an activity course involving knowledge, fundamental skill, strategy and rules of the game of field hockey. The emphasis of this course is on skill learning, performance analysis, and progression. Additionally, the course encompasses teaching methods and class management and safety for appropriate age groups. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED109 Teaching Wrestling
[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]
A methods and activity course involving teaching and learning fundamental wrestling skills and progressions. The course includes an emphasis on skill progressions, teaching methods, strategy rules, and skill analysis for the sport of wrestling.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED111 Teaching Racquet Sports

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

A combination methods-activity course involving teaching and developing skill progression in tennis, badminton, racquetball and pickleball. The subject matter includes the basic skills, skill analysis of performance, teaching strategies, class organization, safety, lead-ups, game play, rules, and strategies of the games. In addition, the course provides students with the knowledge and skills of self-evaluation of teaching performance and peer evaluation. It is designed to meet the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED112 Teaching Fundamental Movements & Rhythms

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

Emphasizes the execution and analysis of basic movement patterns, rhythm and its relationship through an overall basic movement education approach. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED113 Teaching Volleyball

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

Designed as an activity course involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This activity course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self evaluations. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED114 Aerobics 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Advanced aerobic conditioning principles and exercises.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED115 Teaching Invasion Sports 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A methods course with a lab involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of soccer, football, and hockey. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This methods/lab course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self-evaluations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED119 First Year Seminar for Health and Physical Education Students

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]

Designed to embed education program requirements into a required course and to support student achievement of Education program requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED120 Teaching Baseball & Softball
[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5sh ]
Designed to teach the fundamental skills, strategies, and rules of baseball and softball and the techniques and methods of teaching these to students. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED125 Teaching Invasion Sports 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A methods course with a lab involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of basketball, team handball, and ultimate frisbee. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This methods/lab course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self-evaluations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED128 Judo

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Introduction to beginning judo skills.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED130 Teaching Net Sports

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A methods course with a lab involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of tennis, badminton, and volleyball. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This methods/lab course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self-evaluations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED132 Beginning Swimming

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

For non-swimmers, or those not comfortable in the water, to develop basic skills and confidence.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED133 Intermediate Swimming

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

For swimmers who wish to learn or improve stroke skills and aquatic fitness.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED134 Swimming/Emergency Water Safety

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

This Swimming/Emergency Water Safety course in advanced swimming techniques is designed to enable the students to become proficient in basic swimming strokes and related aquatic skills. The students will also develop fundamental water safety skills. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED200 Teaching Aerobics

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5sh ]

Designed to involve students with organizational procedures, teaching progressions, safety factors, components of low-impact aerobics, step aerobics and circuit aerobic workouts (abdominal exercises, resistance bands, hand weights, jump ropes, etc.). It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED202 Teaching Leisure Sport Activities
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
This is a methods and activity course involving teaching, developing and learning skill progression in archery, bowling, golf, and football. The course includes an emphasis on skill progressions, teaching methods, strategies, rules and skill analysis. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED204 Psychological and Social Dimensions of Physical Activity and Sport
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]
Designed to introduce psychological and sociological dimensions of sport and physical activity as they relate to roles as teachers of physical activity and sport in educational settings. Students will be required to relate psychological and sociological principles of physical activity to curriculum and program development, teaching style and methods, and positive learning environments for sport and physical activity. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED206 Teaching Lacrosse

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

Designed as an activity course involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of lacrosse. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This activity course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self evaluations. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED210 Teaching Rhythmic Activities and Dance

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Designed to be an introduction to basic movement patterns, rhythm, and dance and their relationship to movement through a variety of rhythmic activities that have been the tradition of many ethnic cultures. Emphasis will be placed on the teaching techniques specifically used for these movement patterns and dance focusing on use in grades K-12 and for adult recreation. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED213 Methods for Teaching Elementary Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Teaching methods course with a lab involving elementary physical education curriculum. Emphasis is placed upon teaching techniques and safety procedures presented and practiced in peer teaching experiences. Developmental characteristics of children will be integrated into current curricular trends. Students will build a repertoire of elementary physical education activities selected from various categories. This course meets the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED214 Teaching Lifetime Activities

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

A methods course with a lab involving knowledge, fundamental skills, strategy and rules of lifetime activities such as golf, archery, bowling, and softball. Emphasis is placed on skill learning, performance analysis, and progressions. This methods/lab course encompasses teaching methods, class management, and safety appropriate for all grade levels. Students will complete peer and self-evaluations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED215 Teaching Track

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Designed to prepare the student with an understanding of and skill proficiency in track and field events. Skill analysis and teaching techniques will be stressed. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED218 Teaching Tumbling & Gymnastics

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5sh ]

Emphasizes developmentally appropriate skills for ages Kindergarten through 8th grade. Content includes progressions, teaching methods, assessment, basic mechanical principles and spotting. The students will demonstrate minimal competencies in skill execution. The course will provide opportunities for skill analysis, peer teaching, and writing a lesson plan. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED222 Lifeguard Instructor
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
Designed to train the student to teach courses in the American Red Cross (ARC) program, specifically, Basic Water Rescue, Lifeguard Training and Lifeguard Training Review, Lifeguard Management and Waterfront Lifeguarding.   Students will also be able to teach CPR and Automated External Defibrillation (CPR/AED) for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid. Additionally students will be recertified as a lifeguard. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED225 Swimming/Lifeguard Training
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
Designed to train lifeguard personnel to develop the knowledge and skills required to provide the safest water safety conditions for the patrons of public and private aquatic facilities. Students have the opportunity to become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR & Automated External Defibrillation (CPR/AED) for the Professional Rescuer (PR), Oxygen Administration, First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguarding. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED228 Synchronized Swimming

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

Students are introduced to the components of synchronized swimming with an emphasis on sculling, stroke adaptation and figure execution. Basic choreographic techniques are also explored. Students must have the ability to swim in deep water and knowledge of the basic swimming strokes: front crawl, sidestroke, backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED230 Aquacise

[Minimum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 0.5 sh]

The students are introduced to a lifetime sport exercise option utilizing the aquatic medium. Exercise areas, such as free-standing water drills, pool side standing drills, circuit training, running, and relaxation techniques, are emphasized. Students must have ability to swim in deep water and knowledge of the basic swimming strokes: front crawl, sidestroke, backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED234 Water Safety Instructor

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Designed to train the student to teach the following American Red Cross (ARC) courses: 1) Parent & Child Aquatic Program; 2) Longfellow's Whale Tales Educational Program; 3) Progressive Swimming Courses (levels I-VI); 4) Water Safety Outreach Program; and 5) Safety Training for Swim Coaches. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED240 Intro to Physical Education & Sport in the Correctional Facility

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Examines the nature and scope of physical education and sport along with their allied disciplines in the correctional facility. An introduction to the study of physical education and sport in the correctional environment will be conducted at the local, state and federal levels. Students will be introduced to an overview of the principles of managing physical education and sport programs in the correctional facility environment. The various philosophies, principles of program design, selection of intramural and varsity sports, equipment procuring and facility management, budget and finance, routine procedures, law and legal liability, staff selection and organization, health, fitness, wellness and recreational pursuits will be reviewed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED245 Health and Physical Education in the Elementary School

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

This course is designed for the elementary classroom teacher. The course will focus on the health content and process of the instructional phase of the health and physical education program in the elementary school through classroom and laboratory activities. The ten basic areas of appropriate health content for the elementary school curriculum will be examined. An introduction to the scope of appropriate physical education activities for the elementary school child will be presented.   Correlation of physical education and health education activities with other aspects of the total elementary school curriculum will be stressed. Restricted to students in the Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education majors.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED255 Teaching Fitness in K-12 Schools

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

A methods course with a lab providing students with health-related physical fitness theory and content that will prepare them to work with K-12 students in physical education lessons. The course will also prepare students to use current technology for physical activity/wellness engagement and for assessing health and fitness status and physical activity/wellness engagement levels.

Prerequisite: ( HPED102 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED260 Principles and Practices of Conditioning
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
Designed to acquaint the future teacher/coach with the principles of teaching physical conditioning. Students are provided with a practical experience in program design and implementation. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED300 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Soccer
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
A comprehensive insight to coaching basic soccer skills. Emphasis is given to team organization aiming to improve the efficiency of the essential aspects of the game--how to score and prevent goals. Basic theory with a strong emphasis towards audio-visual teaching aids.

Prerequisite: ( HPED103 )

Corequisite: None

HPED301 Advanced Techniques & Coach Field Hockey

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Advanced techniques of modern field hockey. Consideration of the field hockey player as an athlete. Includes theoretical and practical work.

Prerequisite: ( HPED107 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED302 Motor Learning Applied to Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Introduces various theories and principles explaining motor behavior, psychological factors related to or affecting motor skill acquisition and performance. Emphasis is placed on the application of practice, skill transfer, memory, feedback including knowledge of results, knowledge of performance, neuromotor functioning, and differences in motor abilities that are involved in motor skill performance.   This will be achieved through involvement in lectures, theories, laboratory tasks, and demonstrations.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH353 AND HPED352 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED303 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Football

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Advanced techniques for coaching football. Designed to teach students in areas such as organization, administration, philosophy, teaching fundamentals, player evaluation and player-coach relationships.

Prerequisite: ( HPED202 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED304 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Wrestling

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Designed to familiarize students with the maturational, physiological and psychological aspects of coaching interscholastic wrestling. Special emphasis is given to techniques and to the organization and administration of interscholastic elementary and secondary programs.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED306 Advanced Techniques Coaching Track

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

The philosophical, training and technical aspects of coaching all events of track and field. Also teaches the mechanics of organizing and running a home track meet including all events.

Prerequisite: ( HPED215 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED307 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Basketball

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]

Coaching basketball on the competitive level. Subject matter will include formulating a philosophy, selecting a squad, pre-season/in-season/post-season practice, scouting opponents, keeping team statistics, establishing training and grooming codes, basketball research, proper techniques, and strategy.

Prerequisite: ( HPED105 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED308 Advanced Techniques & Coaching Baseball
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
This course is designed to aid in development of a specific philosophy of coaching baseball. The course will also be designed to prepare the student for specific problems including: teaching fundamentals, techniques, organization, responsibilities, coach-administration, coach-parent, coach-player relationships, and basic coaching ethics.

Prerequisite: ( HPED105 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED310 Health/PE Professional Semester Techniques & Strategies Teaching
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Orient the students to the principles of a good physical education program. Special attention given to pedagogy and progressions that will lead to effective learning of physical activities. Application of the theory and methods is made during in-class teachings and participation in the public schools. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED311 Health/PE Professional Semester: Teaching Health

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An introduction to classroom teaching techniques in Health Education. Students gain experience in constructing units of instruction and in using a variety of teaching aids/strategies to enhance the teaching/learning process. Required for Health and Physical Education certification. Focuses on learning styles and active learning strategies. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the American Association for Health Education (AAHE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED312 Health/PE Professional Semester: Adapted Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Offer basic preparation in adapted physical education to physical education and special education majors who wish to expand their knowledge and ability to work with exceptional students. Emphasis is on identifying students with special needs, the causes and characteristics associated with each type of need, and acquiring competencies in appropriate instructional and management procedures. It is designed to meet teh National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED314 Health/PE Professional Semester: Measurement for Evaluation in Health and Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to equip students with basic knowledge of statistical concepts and evaluation techniques used in health and physical education. Emphasis will be placed on how to measure performance, and the use of performance data to improve learning. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED315 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Softball

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Designed to prepare the student to teach advanced skills and strategy, to analyze form and efficiency of movement and to handle athletes in competitive situations in softball.

Prerequisite: ( HPED120 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED316 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Volleyball

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Advanced techniques, strategies and patterns of play for power volleyball. Theoretical and practical application of playing and officiating techniques.

Prerequisite: ( HPED113 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED325 Teaching Nutrition

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1.5 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1.5sh ]

Health and Physical Education majors will explore teaching and curricular concepts in nutrition as part of a Health Education program. Students will apply their base knowledge of nutrition in the development of teaching units, which emphasize good health promotion practices.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED350 Advanced Techniques and Coaching Swimming/Diving
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2sh ]
Prepares student with background and understanding of all areas for teaching and coaching competitive swimming and diving. In-depth attention given to competitive rules and regulations, swimming programs, and all individual skills; psychology of coaching swimmers and divers; types of training programs, pacework, and mechanical principles involved in swimming.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED351 Managment of Aquatic Programs & Facilities
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]
Students are introduced to the role of aquatic facilities in schools, communities and agencies. The planning and design of aquatic facilities are explored as well as basic management and operations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED352 Kinesiology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed to increase one's understanding of human movement and to provide the foundation for critical application of analysis of physical activity and exercise. The course content includes both anatomical and biomechanical concepts.   It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH122 ) OR ( HLTH128 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED360 Advanced Techniques & Coaching Tennis

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Enhances students' tennis skills and provides teaching/coaching experiences for competitive tennis. Stroke analysis and diagnosing player faults are stressed, as well as skill drills for correction of faults. Administrative duties of the tennis coach are presented along with other organizational duties such as scheduling, purchasing equipment, trips, practice sessions, and setting up tournaments.

Prerequisite: ( HPED111 )

Corequisite:   None

HPED400 Professional Development

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]

Facilitate authentic learning experiences for pre-service health and physical education majors. Students observe and participate in school health and physical education settings, K-12. Students develop a professional portfolio supporting their experiences and professional philosophy. Community professionals and resources are used to complement the learning experience through the presentation of seminar-practicum related to current teaching tools each week. This course meets the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED410 Sociology of Sport

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Students are introduced to the role of sport in society including issues in politics, economics, women's concerns, racism, media and social problems of athletes. Special attention will be given to current issues in society and their effect on and by sport.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED425 Elementary Student Teaching and Professional Practicum

[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh]

The capstone experience for pre-service teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels, elementary and secondary. Supervised practice in classroom with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the students and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED426 Practicum in Health & Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2sh ]

Taken concurrently with HPED425, this course provides the forum for discussing problems common to all student teachers and possible solutions to these problems. Skills involved with obtaining a teaching position are also practiced and discussed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED427 Secondary Student Teaching and Professional Practicum
[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6sh ]
The capstone experience for pre-service teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels, elementary and secondary. Supervised practice in classroom with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the students and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED450 Physical Education Professional Field Experience
[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 12 sh]
The Professional Field Experience is designed to provide the student with the opportunity for on-the-job experience in a variety of physical education settings. The student will work with professionals in the field and be exposed to a wide variety of teaching, coaching, management, supervisory, and technical tasks. Experiences may take place in public and private agencies, schools, and athletic settings.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

HPED463 Organization & Administration of HPER

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to explore the philosophy of health and physical education, leadership skills, facilities and equipment management, personnel management, budgeting, risk management, public relations, marketing, consultation, and current issues. Students will be guided in the preparation of position papers, research reports, and presentations on topics covered with the intent of providing realistic pre-professional experiences in the field. It is designed to meet the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) standards for accreditation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED493 Elementary Student Teaching and Professional Practicum

[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh]

Provides the capstone experience for pre-service teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels, elementary and secondary. Supervised practice in classroom with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the students and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED494 Secondary Student Teaching and Professional Practicum

[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh]

Provides the capstone experience for pre-service teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels, elementary and secondary. Supervised practice in classroom with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the students and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED605 Contemporary Instructional Models in Physical Education

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Overview and analysis of current theory-based models of instruction described in the professional physical education literature. Students in this course will design specific curricular plans based on these contemporary models for implementation and will align specific standards and objectives within an assessment plan for student outcomes for the models. Additionally, students will support the selection of various models with current research on teaching physical education.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

HPED610 Qualitative Analysis of Motor Skills

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to measure, analyze, and qualitatively evaluate complex motor skills, such as sport skills, by using and integrating basic subdisciplines of motor learning and control, kinesiology, and biomechanics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

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