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MANG101 Introduction to Management Information Systems

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

Provides an introduction to management and uses of information and information technologies within and between business organizations.  It provides students with the tools and background to understand and interpret information issues from a managerial perspective. 

Prerequisites:  COMP150

Corequisite:   None

MANG105 Introduction to Business

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

Introduces Business and Accounting majors to the university learning environment, effective learning strategies and study skills, their chosen program of study, and career choices in the field.  The course addresses each business function, and provides fundamental understanding needed for more advanced courses in the field of business.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MANG220 Introduction to Personal Financial Management

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

The course introduces students to personal financial planning concepts and techniques. Financial planning for decision-making and comprehensive lifetime money management are emphasized.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MANG302 Business Law 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Familiarizes the student with the legal system and with fundamental principles of business law, particularly in the areas of contracts and torts. Much of the course will involve study and analysis of significant cases.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MANG303 Business Law 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Familiarizes the student with the advanced principles of business law. Standard topics include the law of sales, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy, and corporate structure. In addition, the course covers selected topics in agency and employment law, antitrust law, administrative law, consumer protection, environmental protection, and property law.

Prerequisite: MANG302

Corequisite: None

MANG305 Operations/Production Management

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

Introduces students to the operations and production functions of a business organization. Topics in managing and designing operations will be investigated both conceptually and quantitatively

Prerequisite: ( COMP250 AND MATH180 ) OR ( CISC250 AND MATH180 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG315 Management:Concepts & Strategies

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

Introduces students to the basic concepts, theories and skills of the management function within organizations and their importance in supporting the organization's purpose and achievement of objectives.

Prerequisite: ( MANG105 ) OR ( ACCT110 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG317 Entrepreneurship

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

Examines the theory and application of launching successful new business ventures. Students will learn how to evaluate new business ideas, conduct research on their ideas, create a business plan, solicit funding, structure the new venture, test it, and launch it. They will also learn different exit strategies for entrepreneurs and how to evaluate them.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 AND MRKT200 ) OR ( MANG315 AND RECR330 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG320 Human Resource Management

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

Provides students a broad understanding of human resource management issues, policies, and practices. Includes study of workforce planning, recruiting, selection, job analysis, job design, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation, work place safety, equal opportunity and the legal environment, and ethical treatment of employees. Strategic and international HR issues are addressed throughout the course.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG325 Financial Management

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

Introduces students to the concepts of financial management with emphasis on the corporate sector. Financial analysis techniques are demonstrated for both short- and long-term planning and control within the firm.

Prerequisite: ( ACCT110 AND ECON101 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG326 Fundamental of Investment Management

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

Provides students with basic knowledge about different investment securities and sources of information to enable them to make informed investment decisions. Concepts and methodologies to be used in selecting individual securities and in evaluating an investment portfolio are covered.

Prerequisite: ( MANG220 AND MATH107 ) OR ( MANG325 AND MATH107 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG345 Strategic Sustainability for Entrepreneurs
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Introduction to principles, practices, emerging strategies for creating and managing a sustainable business. Students investigate entrepreneurial opportunities created by environmental and social degradation; study the ethical responsibilities and challenges of sustainable business models; learn basic concepts, strategies and practices of sustainable business, develop a strategy for starting a sustainable business, learn and apply principles of organizing and managing a business based on sustainability.

Prerequisite: ( MANG317 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG350 Small Business Management
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Designed to help students develop realistic knowledge and practical skills needed to think and operate as a successful small business practitioner. Management-process skills critical to successful performance will be covered.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 AND MANG317 )

Corequisite: None

MANG355 Social Entrepreneurship

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

Introduces students to the history, theory and emerging activities of social entrepreneurship, an innovative entrepreneurial practice that addresses pressing social and environmental concerns often with an international perspective. Topics include management skills for social entrepreneurial organizations, social and environmental problems, entrepreneurial solutions and applications, scaling of social impact, social performance measurement, and microfinance.

Prerequisite: ( MANG317 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG360 Finance and Accounting for Small Business (3.0 sh)

An examination of foundational concepts of financial management and accounting issues specific to small businesses.  Students will review capital budgeting and working capital management theories and apply them to small business problems via the case study method.  Valuation of the small business with limited information is explored.  Also, the venture capital process is introduced as well as more traditional sources of debt financing.

Prerequisite:  MANG325

MANG365 Organization Theory & Practice

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

An advanced course of particular interest to majors in Business Administration, Political Science, and Sociology. Theories of the nature and functions of organizations will be looked at from the perspectives of managers, workers, consumers, and citizens. The psychological, sociological, economic, political, and cultural impact of organizations will be studied.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 ) OR ( POLI260 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG400 Business, Society and Government

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

An examination of the interdependent relationship between business, society, and government, with emphasis on the social responsibilities of the business manager and ethical problems in management.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 AND PHIL102 ) OR ( MANG315 AND PHIL425 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG425 International Business

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

Provides students with a broad knowledge of international business. The course adds an international emphasis to the student's knowledge of the management concepts. Using a global perspective, the course integrates content from such functional management courses as accounting, finance, information technology, marketing, human resources, and operations production.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 AND MANG325 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG430 International Financial Management

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

To better understand contemporary events and trends in international business, students are introduced to advanced concepts including financing international business operations and investments, decision making in the multinational firm, the international monetary system, foreign exchange transactions, and international financial institutions.

Prerequisite: ( MANG325 )

Corequisite:   None

MANG475 Capstone Seminar in Strategic Management

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

Explores major concepts and topics that encompass the field of strategic management.  As a capstone seminar, it is an integrating experience in which students apply knowledge and skills gained from previous coursework in the functional areas of business.  

Prerequisite: MANG325

Corequisite:   None

MANG480 Topics in Business
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Introduces in-depth aspects of management or finance and topics of current interest. Topics to be determined prior to the semester in which the course is offered.

Prerequisite: ( MANG315 AND MANG325 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH009 Computational Skills
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
This is a one-term course in arithmetic or pre-algebra and is intended for students who need to improve their basic computational skills. It contains work with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percents, descriptive statistics, geometry and measures, signed numbers, and solving simple equations and problems. This course does not count towards graduation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MATH100 Essentials of Algebra

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

This is a one-term introductory algebra course and is intended for students who have a firm background in arithmetic but need to improve their algebra skills in preparation for general education mathematics courses. It covers real and rational numbers and algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, polynomials, graphs, systems of equations, radicals, and quadratic equations. MATH100 is restricted to students with appropriate placement test scores. Ineligible students will not be allowed to register.

Prerequisite: ( MATH009 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH101 Topics in Math

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

A presentation of topics from number theory, topology, set theory, algebra, and analysis.  Each of the topics included in the course is subjected to careful mathematical analysis.

Prerequisite: ( MATH009 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH102 Number Systems

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

A presentation of the mathematical ideas and skills for teachers of grades K-8.  Topics included in Number Systems are problem solving, sets and relations, systems of numeration, number systems, and consumer mathematics.

Prerequisite: ( MATH100 ) OR ( MATH112 ) OR ( MATH113 ) OR ( MATH141 ) OR ( MATH215 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH107 Basic Statistics 1

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

A presentation of both basic concepts and computational methods involved in the analysis of sample distributions, with consideration given to probability theory; and a thorough introduction to statistical inference.

Prerequisite: ( MATH100 ) OR ( MATH112 ) OR ( MATH113 ) OR ( MATH141 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH108 Basic Statistics 2

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

The major topics are regression and analysis of variance. Multiple regression, along with both one and two-way analysis of variance, are studies.

Prerequisite: ( MATH107 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH110 Consumer Math

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

A practical course designed to provide the student with information and computational skills necessary for money management. Topics include: interest, taxes, buying, credit, banking, insurance, annuities, international business, investments, and financial planning.

Prerequisite: ( MATH009 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH112 Intermediate Algebra
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Assists students in acquiring a thorough knowledge and proficiency in college algebra.  The contents of the course includes an introduction to sets of real numbers and properties, polynomial and rational expressions, rational exponents and radicals, equations and inequalities, complex numbers, and the Cartesian coordinate system.  It also introduces the concept of functions and their graphs.  The presentation of topics is balanced between theory and application.

Prerequisite: ( MATH100 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH113 Precalculus
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An introduction to concept of functions and study of several elementary functions.  The contents of the course include properties and graphs of polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.  This material is treated in the modern spirit with emphasis placed on both the development of pertinent concepts as well as the acquisition of essential techniques.  The presentation of the topics is balanced between theory and application.

Prerequisite: ( MATH112 )

Corequisite: None

MATH115 Statistics and Geometry

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

Provides the mathematical ideas and skills for teachers of grades K-8. Topics included are probability and statistics, geometry and measurement, functions, and analytic geometry. Problem solving is emphasized throughout the course. This course cannot be substituted for MATH107 Basic Statistics.

Prerequisite: ( MATH100 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH119 First Year Student Seminar

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

Designed to embed education program requirements into a required course and to support student achievement of Education Program requirements. This course addresses topics taught in freshman seminars. Restricted to first-year secondary education mathematics majors or B.A. mathematics majors.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH125 Introduction to Secondary Mathematics

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

An introduction to the history of education and mathematics education, leading up to an examination of the various standards used in teaching mathematics in teh 21st century. The organizational structure of secondary schools and the diverse needs of grades 7-12 students are embedded in the previously mentioned topics.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH135 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry

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

Concepts of functions and their graphs are defined and basic combinations of functions are introduced. Properties and graphs of linear, quadratic, and periodic functions are discussed. Trigonometric functions, identities and equations are discussed and graphs of various combinations of trigonometric functions are explored. Some properties such as areas and volumes of geometrical figures are discussed and vectors are introduced. Regression line and estimation of parameters are discussed. Applications in Physical Sciences are also explored.

Prerequisite: ( MATH112 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH141 Calculus 1

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

A review of algebraic functions, trigonometric functions, and elementary analytic geometry.  Limits of functions and continuity are introduced.  The derivative of a function is defined and properties of the derivative are applied to a variety of problems.  The integral is defined and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus is introduced and used in the evaluation of integrals.

Prerequisite: ( MATH113 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH142 Calculus 2

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

The calculus of transcendental functions is presented. Integration is studied in depth, specifically techniques of integration and applications, as well as improper integrals. Conic sections and indeterminate forms are studied.

Prerequisite: ( MATH141 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH180 Mathematics for Management
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An introduction to the basic techniques for solving systems of linear equations and their extension to the simplex method for solving linear programming problems. Conditional probability is re-examined and extended to Markov Processes. If time permits, differentiation and integration from calculus will be introduced and employed to examine extreme value problems.

Prerequisite: ( MATH107 AND MATH112 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH200 Secondary Mathematics Methods 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Provides the first in a two-course sequence of methods of teaching mathematics in grades 7-12. This course includes field experiences and practice teaching. The concentration in this course is on the nature of mathematics, psychology of learning mathematics, teaching of mathematics, history of mathematics education, national and state standards, lesson planning, mathematics-oriented technology, and diversity issues. In addition to these, as the specific topics arise, the course helps students understand the mathematics concepts they will be teaching.

Prerequisite: ( EDTF101 AND MATH141 AND PSYC103 AND SPEC204 )

Corequisite: None

MATH205 Foundations of Mathematics

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

Provides the foundation that is necessary for students to make the transition to advanced mathematics.   Basic topics of Mathematical Logic with deductive reasoning as applied to mathematical proofs are studied in detail. Mathematical Induction, Set Theory and Theory of Relations and Functions are studied with appropriate proofs.

Prerequisite: ( MATH141 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH211 Linear Methods

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

Vector spaces, matrices, linear transformations, and systems of linear equations are defined and the properties of these structures are developed through examples and, to a lesser degree, proof-theoretic techniques. Inner product spaces, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors are also explored. Euclidean vector spaces are emphasized throughout.

Prerequisite: ( MATH141 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH218 Technology in Secondary Mathematics

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

An introduction to teh use of technology in teaching mathematics. The history of using technology in teaching mathematics and current trends are examined. Topics include, but are not limited to, calculators (standard, scientific, and graphing), handheld computers, laptops, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Algebra Systems, virtual manipulatives, dynamic geometry software, statistical software, and interactive whiteboards.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH225 History of Mathematics

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

Provides a chronological development of the history of mathematics, interwoven with biographical sketches and outstanding achievement. Begins with the great civilizations of antiquity and progresses through the first few decades of the twentieth century. Addresses contributions from underrepresented groups in a variety of ways. Students study how contributions from culturally diverse populations have significantly aided the development of the field of mathematics, and how mathematics has changed the culture of diverse populations.

Prerequisite: ( MATH141 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH243 Calculus 3

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

Multivariate calculus and its applications are studied, along with three-dimensional analytic geometry. A study of series, culminating with power series representation for functions, is presented. Polar equations and their graphs are studied.

Prerequisite: ( MATH142 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH244 Calculus 4

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

Concludes the undergraduate study of calculus with a detailed treatment of vector analysis, culminating in the three integral theorems of vector analysis: the divergence theorem, Green's theorem, and Stokes' theorem.

Prerequisite: ( MATH243 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH301 Differential Equations
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
The techniques for solving linear, nonlinear, homogeneous, and nonhomogeneous ordinary differential equations along their applications including initial-value and boundary-value problems.

Prerequisite: ( MATH243 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH302 Number Theory
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Study of the divisibility properties of the integers. Topics include the congruence relations, arithmetic functions, Gauss' Law of Quadratic Reciprocity, and Diophantine equations as well as applications such as cryptography.

Prerequisite: ( MATH205 )

Corequisite: None

MATH307 Foundations of Geometry

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

The course is an axiomatic study of elementary geometries including finite geometry, absolute (neutral) geometry, Euclidean geometry, Lobachevskian geometry, and Riemannian geometry. Historical and cultural frameworks for these geometries are provided.

Prerequisite: ( MATH205 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH310 Modern Algebra 1

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

Investigates algebraic structures including groups, rings, and fields. Special emphasis is placed on the concept of isomorphism as well as applications to the algebra of the secondary educational classroom.

Prerequisite: ( MATH205 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH311 Elements of Linear Algebra

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

Systems of linear equations, determinant function, vector spaces, inner product spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors are defined and properties of these structures are developed through proof-theoretic techniques. Applications to areas such as geometry, economics, physical science, social science are explored.

Prerequisite: ( MATH205 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH312 Probability & Statistics

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

A study of the mathematization of probability situations; the application of analysis and set theory to the models involved, and the statistics and statistical inference, which results. Both computational and functional approaches to probability are examined.

Prerequisite: ( MATH243 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH313 Mathematical Statistics

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

Theoretical treatment of statistical topics such as probability distribution functions--binomial, negative binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, Poisson, uniform, gamma, exponential, chi-square, F, beta, Pareto, lognormal, Weibull, t, and normal--moment generating functions, sampling distribution, order statistics, point and interval estimation, maximum likelihood estimation, hypothesis testing, Neyman-Pearson Lemma, and decision theory.

Prerequisite: ( MATH312 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH316 Secondary Mathematics Methods 2

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

Provides the second in a two-course sequence of methods of teaching mathematics in grades 7-12. This course includes field experiences and practice teaching. The concentration in this course is on instructional strategies for specific content, the problems of practice, curriculum, unit and lesson planning, assessment, reading and writing strategies in mathematics, technology, diversity issues, adaptations for special needs, and professionalism. In addition to these, as the specific topics arise, the course helps students more deeply understand the mathematics concepts they will be teaching.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH320 Linear Programming
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
The theory of linear programming as well as applications in which linear programming finds its utility, including operations research/management science, game theory, and graph theory.

Prerequisite: ( MATH211 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH327 Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Secondary Mathematics 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
A partial review of the mathematics taught in secondary schools, examining it from an advanced standpoint, and connecting it to the mathematics studied at the university.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MATH328 Mathematical Science Seminar

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

This seminar has featured such topics as the study of the history of mathematics, the impact and potential effects of computers upon society, and the study of mathematics as it occurs with society in the forms of puzzles, games, and other types of recreation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH350 Numerical Methods

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

An introduction to numerical methods and numerical analysis. Topics include elements of error analysis, root finding techniques, approximations of functions by polynomials, numerical differentiation and integration, solutions to linear systems and numerical solutions to differential equations. An emphasis is placed upon theory as well as computer imlementation of these methods.

Prerequisite: ( COMP160 AND MATH142 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH401 Real Analysis 1

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

Provides a mathematically rigorous introduction to analysis of a real valued function of a single real variable. Mathematical logic, set theory, relevant topological and algebraic properties together with proof techniques are heavily utilized throughout the course. Convergence, Continuity, Differentiation, Integration and their interconnections are studied with mathematical integrity.

Prerequisite: ( MATH205 AND MATH243 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH402 Real Analysis 2

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

A continuation of MATH401 - Real Analysis I. Convergence questions regarding sequences and series of real functions are investigated. The Lebesque integral is defined and its existence and properties are investigated. Several basis theorems about Fourier series are explained and proved. Real-valued functions of several real variables are defined and several related theorems are deduced.

Prerequisite: ( MATH401 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH403 Biomathematics

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

An introduction to the area of mathematical biology, and the aim is to develop mathematical representation, treatment and modeling of biological processes, using applied mathematical techniques and tools. An emphasis shall be placed upon methods from difference and differential equations. Topics include the study of single species population dynamics, population dynamics or interacting species, models for the spread of infectious diseases, population genetics and evolution, molecular and cellular biology models, and tumor models.

Prerequisite: ( MATH301 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH404 Applied Mathematics

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

The investigation of the concept of mathematical model as it is used in Applied Mathematics. Different models are presented as a means of providing solutions to practical problems.

Prerequisite: ( MATH301 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH405 Complex Analysis
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Prerequisite: ( MATH243 )
Corequisite:   None

MATH410 Intro to Topology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
The course is an introduction to the elements of set theory and topology. Topics could include introductory set theory, a detailed study of the real line, topological spaces, metric spaces, functions and continuity, compactness, connectedness, completeness, product spaces, function spaces.

Prerequisite: ( MATH401 )

Corequisite: None

MATH412 Actuarial Mathematics

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

Formulation, analysis and interpretation of mathematical models in financial mathematics and interest theory, and how these concepts are applied in calculating present adn accumulated interest for various streams of cash flows as a basis for use in: reserving, valuation, pricing, asset/liability management, investment income, capital budgeting, and valuing contingent cash flows. Financial instruments, including derivatives, and the concept of no-arbitrage are covered. This course covers materials for the second actuarial exam, exam FM.

Prerequisite: ( MATH243 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH415 Student Teaching and Practicum Secondary 1: Mathematics

[Minimum Semester Hours: 7 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 7 sh]

Student teaching provides the capstone experience for preservice teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels (appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges). Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the student teachers and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH416 Student Teaching and Practicum Secondary 2: Mathematics

[Minimum Semester Hours: 7 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 7 sh]

Student teaching provides the capstone experience for preservice teachers. Two student teaching experiences are provided at two levels (appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges). Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers introduces the student to all aspects of the teaching day. University professors supervise the student teachers and conduct weekly practicum sessions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH422 Applied Statistics

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

Comprehensive treatment of regression analysis. Topics include simple and multiple linear regression, least square estimates, ANOVA, ANCOVA, F-test, R-square, selections of the "best subset" of predictor variables, contingency tables and basic categorical data analysis methods, checking model assumptions and Logistic regression. Computer packages, MINITAB or SPSS, will be used throughout the course. Emphasis will be given to conceptual understanding, data analysis, and applications.

Prerequisite: ( MATH312 )

Corequisite:   None

MATH427 Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Secondary Mathematics 2

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

A continuation of MATH327 where the mathematics taught in secondary schools is examined from an advanced standpoint and connected to the mathematics studied at the university. The course includes field experience in secondary schools.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH493 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum 1

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

Provides the first of two capstone experiences (one at each level appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges) for pre-service teachers through a student teaching experience required for certification in secondary mathematics. Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers and regular practicum sessions, according to prescribed guidelines, introduce the student to the range and scope of a professional educator's responsibilities.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH494 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6sh ]
Provides the second of two capstone experiences (one at each level appropriate to certification areas and grade level ranges) for pre-service teachers through a student teaching experience required for certification in secondary mathematics. Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers and regular practicum sessions, according to prescribed guidelines, introduce the student to the range and scope of a professional educator's responsibilities.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MATH628 Mathematical Science Seminar
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
This seminar has featured such topics as the study of the history of mathematics, the impact and potential effects of computers upon society, and the study of mathematics as it occurs with society in the forms of puzzles, games, and other types of recreation.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MILS104 Leadership and Personal Development

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

The purpose of this semester is to introduce cadets to fundamental components of service as an officer in the United States Army. These initial lessons form the building blocks of progressive lessons in values, fitness, leadership, and officership. Additionally, the semester addresses “life skills” including fitness, communications theory and practice (written and oral), and interpersonal relationships. Upon completion of this semester, the cadets should be prepared to receive more complex leadership instruction.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS105 Introduction to Tactical Leadership

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

This semester builds upon the fundamentals introduced in the previous semester by focusing on leadership theory and decision-making. “Life skills” lessons in this semester include: problem solving, critical thinking, leadership theory, followership, group interaction, goal setting, and feedback mechanisms. Upon completion of this semester, cadets should be prepared to advance to more complex leadership instruction concerning the dynamics of organizations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS204 Innovative Team Leadership

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

Provides the principle leadership instruction of the MS Basic Course. Includes lectures on communication, leadership application, and problem solving skills with increased use of practical exercises/concepts.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS205 Foundations of Tactical Leadership

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

Continues student development focusing on officer leadership, principles of tactics, values, ethics, the Officer Corps, and the evolution of the United States Army from Vietnam into the Twenty-First Century.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS304 Adaptive Tactical Leadership

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

The focus of instruction is on building the leadership competence and confidence required of an Army officer through practical application of leadership positions during small unit operations. Involves applying the military decision-making process in planning, preparation and execution of small unit missions and the use of a standard structure and format for relaying that information. The course includes training in physical fitness and general military technical/ tactical instruction.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS305 Leadership in Changing Environments

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

The focus of instruction is on developing specific leader and soldier skills in preparation for attendance at the National Advanced Leadership Camp. Subjects include mission analysis and planning, operations orders, small unit offensive and defensive operations, terrain analysis/ land navigation, combat patrolling and physical fitness.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS404 Developing Adaptive Leaders
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
The focus is on Leadership, ethics, management, and decision-making process. A study of U.S. Army staff organization at various command levels and the responsibilities of the staffs as a whole and of each staff section. Emphasis is placed on the staff planning sequence. Written and oral military communication skills are also reviewed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MILS405 Leadership in a Complex World
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
The course prepares students for commissioning in the U.S. Army. Focus of the course includes study of U.S. national security interests, military justice, and the laws of land warfare. Career planning, military administration, and leadership review are other subjects covered in the final Military Science course before commissioning.   The cadets will execute a Battle Staff ride and Capstone exercise.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MILS450 Topics in Military Science

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

An analysis of topics related to military science within a framework provided by the instructor. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to, contemporary issues in the U.S. military, such as Battle Command, Individual and Collective Training, Leader Development, Military Ethics, Joint Operations, Stability and Support Operations, and Modularity.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MRKT200 Intro to Marketing

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

Introduces students to marketing, which is the activity and processes for creating, communicating and delivering offerings that have value. Students will learn to analyze an industry for opportunities, segment and select appropriate target groups, analyze competitive offerings, plan for appropriate primary research, conduct online or retail tests, set up promotional plans, research appropriate media, and create a marketing budget -- all culminating in the creation of a full marketing plan.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MRKT300 Consumer Behavior

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

Examination of buying units (e.g., people, family, and organizations) and the exchange processes involved in acquiring, consuming, and disposing of goods, services, experiences, and ideas.  Concepts and research methods from marketing and the social and behavioral sciences are applied to describe decision processes in the context of the global marketplace.  Students examine how marketers use consumer data, including demographics, psychographics, geography and usage patterns, in product development, service, promotion, pricing, and distribution channels.

Prerequisite: ( MRKT200 )

Corequisite:   None

MRKT305 Internet Marketing and e-Commerce

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

Introduces internet marketing as a rapidly changing tool in marketing. Students examine successful methods for online businesses, learn in what situations each is applicable and learn strategic marketing methods for each model. In addition to theory, there is a strong applications component to this course, including email, landing pages, autoresponders, web-generated databases, search and banner ads, and metatags that make web pages more attractive to search engine spiders.

Prerequisite: ( MRKT200 )

Corequisite:   None

MRKT310 Entrepreneurial and Small Business Marketing

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

Introduces students to the analysis and practice of marketing with limited financial and human resources. Students will learn theory and applications in recognizing opportunities, strategizing, testing, and rolling out launches, as well as marketing their new product or service to banks, venture capitalists, and other potential sources of funding. They will also learn to utilize a wide variety of appropriate no- or low-cost marketing tools.

Prerequisite: ( MRKT200 )

Corequisite:   None

MRKT405 Behaviorial Pricing

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

An in-depth understanding of behavioral/psychological responses of buyers to various pricing strategies.  The course includes a study of value creation, price structure, value communication, pricing policy and levels, pricing over the product life cycle, strategy implementation, competition, measurements of price sensitivity, and pricing ethics and the law.  This course will provide students with the knowledge and confidence to address pricing in their careers. 

Prerequisite: ( MRKT200 )

Corequisite: None

MRKT410 Marketing Research

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

A reinforcement and extension of the theory and application of marketing research.  Students will learn how to conduct marketing research (i.e., the systematic and objective process of generating information to aid in making marketing decisions).  They will identify what information is required, design the best method for collecting information (both on- and off-line), manage and implement the collection of data, analyze the results, and communicate the findings and their implications. 

Prerequisite: ( MATH107 AND MRKT200 )

Corequisite:   None

MRKT480 Topics in Marketing
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Introduces in-depth aspects of marketing and topics of current interest. Topics to be determined prior to the semester in which the course is offered.

Prerequisite: ( MRKT200 )

Corequisite:   None

MTEC403 Clinical Microbiology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]
Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MTEC404 Clinical Chemistry

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]

Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MTEC405 Clinical Hematology/Coagulation

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]

Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MTEC406 Clinical Immunohematology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]

Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MTEC407 Clinical Immunology/Serology

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]

Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:  None

MTEC408 Clinical Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 8 sh]

Twelve months of clinical training in a hospital program accredited by the Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

 MUSI100 World Music (3.0 sh)

Introduces students to world music from a variety of cultural approaches and enables students to develop a broader aesthetic perspective.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI101 Introduction to Music

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

Introduces students to the vocabulary, concepts, techniques, and style changes associated with the art music of Western civilization.  Representative compositions from all the ages of music history are explored in depth, particular attention being given to the stylistic characteristics of each selection.  The historical background and major composers of each style period are introduced, and the changing role of the composer in society is discussed.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI103 Basic Musicianship
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Develops musicianship through the study and performance of music. Guided activities in voice, keyboard, and classroom instruments will be available for performance experience. Learning to read music notation will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI105 Historical Trends in Music, Theatre, Jazz, and Rock
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Provides students with the opportunity to develop a structure for future listening experiences in the Rock, Jazz, and Popular Music genres.  The unique characteristics of each genre will be explored.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI106 Voice Methods and Foreign Diction

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

An introduction to the methodology of teaching individuals the art of singing. Students are introduced to various methods of developing solo performers with specific emphasis on foreign diction. In addition to English, specific languages include Latin, Italian, German, French, and Spanish. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI108 Music Explorations

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

Introduces students to a multi-dimensional approach to music learning. Opportunities for musical creation and development of listening, performance and improvisation skills will be offered through a variety of music experiences, including collaborative performance sessions wherein non-band and non-orchestral instruments are employed. The course is an alternative general education elective for students desiring a non-traditional approach to music learning.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI109 Group Piano I

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

Provides an introduction to the piano, supplements the Music Theory sequence by reinforcing theoretical concepts at the keyboard, and prepares music majors for their piano proficiency exams.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI110 Introduction to Singing

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

A study of choral and vocal literature of various style periods. Emphasis given to musicianship and singing techniques. Activities include a performance with the University Choir once each semester, and solo and small ensemble performance (or a research paper) as part of the class work. Open to all students who can sing in tune as determined by the instructor prior to registration. This course is recommended as a prerequisite to MUSI111.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI111 University Choir

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

Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI112 University Band

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

Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI113 Percussion Ensemble
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI114 Jazz/Rock Ensemble
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI115 Ensemble Small Choral

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

Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI116 Ensemble Small Instrument

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

Designed to acquaint the student with problems of musical performance, and to offer means and experiences to solve those problems (e.g., technical demands, interpretation of music, and exploration of representative).

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI118 String Methods - Lower Strings

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

Study of playing and teaching cello and string bass fingerings and bowing techniques. Survey of string playing techniques needed to conduct at the elementary intermediate and advanced levels of ensembles.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI119 Woodwind Methods - Concert Winds

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

Study of playing and teaching flute, oboe, and bassoon in a school band/orchestra or private lesson setting, by learning the fundamentals of playing each instrument. This will be accomplished by reading about and also playing each instrument.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI120 Music Literature

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

Provides music majors with an introduction to great works from the repertoire of Western Art Music, and to the aesthetic values and technical features which are emblematic of their genres.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI121 Applied Music 1

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

A concentrated approach to musical performance (voice, piano, etc.) through individual instruction in private lessons. Encompasses playing technique, tone production, sight-reading, performance practice, and interpretation of significant music literature.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI122 Applied Music 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2sh ]
Similar to MUSI121 with twice as much lesson time.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI124 Percussion Methods
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
Provides a survey of the performance practice of the percussion family of instruments. Special emphasis is placed on proper techniques for the beginning percussionist in the elementary program and it is expected that students acquire proficiencies in all areas of percussion performance.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI128 String Methods - Upper Strings

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

Study of playing and teaching violin and viola via the study of fingerings and bowing techniques. Survey of string playing techniques needed to conduct rehearsals at the intermediate, advanced, and artist-level ensembles.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI129 Woodwind Methods - Transposing Winds

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

Study of playing and teaching clarinet and saxophone in a school band/orchestra or private lesson setting by learning the fundamentals of playing each instrument. This will be accomplished by reading about and also playing each instrument.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI200 Music for Children with Special Needs

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

Examine methods, strategies, techniques, tools, materials, and the reasons for utilizing music to provide learning experiences for children with special needs. Develop techniques and skills to help children comprehend and appreciate music's unique potential for expression. This course does not satisfy the general education requirement. Field experiences are an integral part of this course. The student must have successfully completed PRAXIS I.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI202 Music for Early Childhood

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

Deals with (1) experiences in musicality and basic music skill development, (2) strategies, tools, and materials that will encourage musicality in young children, (3) research findings that provide a basis for defining the cognitive, kinesthetic and attitudinal objectives for musical behavior that can be expected of young children, and (4) strategies for developing relationships between musical concepts and their counterparts in other subject areas. Does not fulfill General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI203 Music Theory 1

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

Presents basic concepts in music theory, including fundamentals of music notation, basic principles of meter, intervals, major/minor scales, key signatures/circle of fifths, chord structures, melodic structures, and principles of part writing/voice leading using root position and inverted chords. Non-chord tones introduced. Motivic, phrase, and period structures are analyzed. The course will include basic exercises in sight-singing and ear training and also a study of blues, jazz, and other nontraditional idioms.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   (MUSI109 ANDMUSI206 )

MUSI204 Music Theory 2

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

A continuation of Music Theory 1. Basic concepts of traditional harmony are extended and chord vocabulary is enlarged. Partwriting with inverted chords and non-chord tones is studied. Motivic, phrase, and period structures are analyzed. Sight-singing and ear training skills development are continued. Jazz forms, scales, chord structures and notational techniques will be reviewed and expanded upon.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI109 AND MUSI203 AND MUSI206 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI205 Music Technology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1sh ]
A survey of music software and hardware for the professional musician. Topics include music notation, sequencing and MIDI, audio recording and editing, synthesis, multimedia, and web publishing.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI206 Sight Singing
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]
Provides music majors with basic sight-singing skills, including the use of solfege, singing of scales and arpeggiated chords and chord progressions, melodies in different clefs, and rhythmic reading.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI210 Group Piano II

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

A continuation of MUSI109 Group Piano 1; supplements the Music Theory sequence by reinforcing theoretical concepts at the keyboard, and prepares music majors for their piano proficiency exams.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI109 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI300 Conducting

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

Introduces the art and craft of conducting. It is a skill-development course which begins with score reading and the use of the baton in presenting basic, standard, patterns, then moves through skill development in areas of progressively greater difficulty. These include the left-hand techniques, expressive gestures, reading large ensemble scores, presenting complex beat patterns, and rehearsal techniques.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI301 Music for Elementary Grades

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

Provides experiences in (1) ways of using the activities of listening, moving, singing, playing classroom instruments, and creating music to teach concepts basic to music's structure, (2) strategies for making relationships between music and other subject areas, (3) locating and using resource materials, and (4) participation in clinical teaching situations with peer groups and with children.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI302 Applied Instrumental and Choral Conducting

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

Development of the fundamental skills acquired in MUSI300. Emphasis will be placed on each participant personally developing a musical leadership methodology based upon creative problem solving. The successful participant will develop cognitive skills and habits which are used in both instrumental and choral rehearsals. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI300 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI303 Instrumental and Vocal Methods

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

Introduce the music education major to the methods and techniques for teaching instrumental and vocal music at the middle and high school levels. It is a survey of practical considerations for working with instrumental and choral groups, with emphasis on audition procedures, seating arrangements, score preparation, rehearsal planning, problem-solving strategies, development of individual and ensemble musicianship, and selection of appropriate repertoire. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI300 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI305 Jazz Studies

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

Addresses cultural diversity and offers historical and musical insights into a style of music other than the traditional Western European tradition. American jazz style will raise student's awareness of unique musical developments within this country. Active listening skills through masterworks drawn from the historical style periods of jazz will be emphasized. Social and technological changes during the past 25 years will be examined in depth to derive possible directions for the future of jazz.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI306 Popular Music and Jazz Theory (3.0 sh)

Presents concepts in popular music and jazz music theory.  Students will study music notation, form, meter, intervals, scales, modes, chord sequences, chord functions and principles of voice leading using contemporary chord voicings.

Prerequisites:  MUSI103, MUSI109, and MUSI203

MUSI308 Music Marketing
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Offers insight into music marketing, its structure, historical economic trends and the impact of technology on business and marketing practices in the music industry. Current trends in music marketing practices, music promotion and management as well as retail sales will be examined. The use of technology including web site design, social networking sites and the distribution of digital media will be explored.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI309 History of Rock Music (3.0 sh)

Comprises a study of the history of rock music from the mid-20th century to present day.  Using representative period examples, the class will examine the variety of genres, forms, techniques and practices of song writing and performance as developed by the major artists in the rock genre in Europe, the USA and non-western cultures.  A study of the social history and artistic ideals of the periods and geographic regions, as pertinent to musical development, will be included.

Prerequisites:  MUSI101 and MUSI105

MUSI312 Music Before 1750
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]
Comprises a study of the history and literature of music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Using representative, period masterpieces, the class will examine the variety of genres, forms, techniques and practices of composition as developed by the major composers in France, Italy, Germany (Austria) and the Franco-Netherlands provinces. A study of the social history and the artistic ideals of the periods and geographic regions, as pertinent to musical development, will be included.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI313 Music of the Romantic Period

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

A study of the history and literature of music of the 19th century. Includes an examination of the variety of genres, forms, techniques and styles of composition used and developed by major composers representing nations/cultural domains on the European continent from the West across to Russia. Attention is given to the national schools that emerged during this period. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI314 20th Century Music

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

The history and literature of music dating from c.1880 to the present. It includes an examination of the various schools and new idioms and ideals that European, North, Central and South American composers have fostered. Emphasis is placed upon the new techniques and innovations that have become part of the musical language of this century. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI315 American Music

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

A study of the various native composers, compositions, epochs, and musical styles which constitute the history of American music from Colonial times to the present. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI317 Elementary Music Methods

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

Acquisition of the philosophy, skills and knowledge pertinent to designing meaningful and affective/effective instruction in music listening, music performing, and music creation at pre-secondary levels. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI204 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI318 Secondary Music Methods

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

A study of the organization and administration of the comprehensive music program in junior/middle and senior high schools. Topics include the study of vocal and instrumental ensemble development, as well as techniques and materials for other types of music classes. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI319 Symphonic Music

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

A study of music for the symphony orchestra. Examples from several periods, composers, and styles are compared and evaluated. The growth and development of the symphony orchestra and the effect of this growth on the music produced are also considered. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI320 Music for the Theatre
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Study of music written in various dramatic forms in several cultures. Examples from opera, oratorio, ballet, musical comedy, operetta, and films are examined in terms of style, technique, historical context, and dramatic function. Comparisons of the uses of theater music in various cultures will be emphasized. Fulfills General Education Requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI322 Music Theory III
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
A continuation of the Music Theory sequence. Modulation and tonicization by the use of secondary chords and other techniques are reviewed. Chromatic harmony (mode mixture, Neapolitan chords, augmented sixth chords, etc) is explored. The concept of enharmonic modulation is explored, along with extended harmonies and other advanced harmonic techniques common to the late 19th century.   Jazz chord structure and notation will be reviewed and expanded upon. There will be an introduction and overview of standard musical forms.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI323 Music Theory IV

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

A continuation of the Music Theory sequence Enharmonic/"distant" sequence. Enharmonic/"distant" modulation, extended harmonies, nontraditional scales, chord planning, etc are studied leading to an overview of non-tonal harmonic procedures. Musical form is studied in detail. Jazz chord structure and notation will be reviewed and expanded upon, as well as common jazz scales, forms, and improvisational techniques.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI325 Classroom Measurements and Assessments

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

Provides a basis for developing professional competencies, emphasizing the selection, development, interpretation and use of a wide range of assessment instruments appropriate to different types of learning goals and educational purposes. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI326 Brass Methods - Lower Brass

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

Provides music concentration majors with historical, pedagogical, and performance practice experiences on the low brass instruments (trombone, baritone/euphonium, and tuba). It will provide students with a basic knowledge of playing and teaching techniques and low brass literature.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI328 Humanities Seminar

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

This seminar will provide a general survey of music as it is used in the daily lives of various ethnic groups. The study will enable the student to (1) understand the ways in which folk and ritual music represent a particular ethnic group, (2) recognize and distinguish the sounds of representative styles of ethnic music, and (3) develop techniques for the study of ethnic music that will enable the student to carry out independent research. Fulfills humanities seminar in Liberal Arts. Does not fulfill General Education Fine Arts Requirement.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI330 Advanced Studies in Music

[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Assists and guides the student in pursuing a topic or project in a highly specialized area of music as determined by both the instructor and the student. Specific areas of study would be those not covered through standard course offerings.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI336 Brass Methods - Upper Brass

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

Provides music concentration majors with historical, pedagogical, and performance practice experiences on the high brass instruments (French horn and trumpet). It will provide students with a basic knowledge of playing and teaching techniques and high brass literature.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI340 Music Theory IV/Orchestration and Music Technology
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Provides music majors with knowledge of the rudiments of orchestration, including ranges, keys, and clefs of different instruments; the timbral qualities of combinations of instruments; and the historical practice of orchestration by past masters.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI205 AND MUSI300 AND MUSI323 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI343 Music Theory V/Orchestration
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Provides music majors with knowledge of the rudiments of orchestration, including ranges, keys, and clefs of different instruments; the timbral qualities of combinations of instruments; and the historical practice of orchestration by past masters.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

MUSI400 Music History After 1750

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

Provides music majors with knowledge of the history of Western Art Music from 1750-present, including the Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary eras.

Prerequisite: ( MUSI312 )

Corequisite:   None

MUSI493 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum: Elementary Music Education

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

Provides a capstone experience for pre-service teachers through the student teaching experiences in an elementary school setting. Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers, and regular practicum sessions introduce students to the range and scope of professional educator's responsibilities. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI494 Student Teaching and Professional Practicum: Secondary Music Education

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

Provides a capstone experience for pre-service teachers through the student teaching experiences in a secondary school setting. Supervised practice in classrooms with certified teachers, and regular practicum sessions introduce students to the range and scope of professional educators' responsibilities. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI615 American Music

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

This course will focus on the various native composers, compositions, and styles which constitute the history of American music from the Colonial times to the present. Content will survey mainstream styles of serious American art music, folk music, and popular music. Units of study will encompass music of Native Americans, Afro-Americans, and Latin Americans.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

MUSI628 Humanities Seminar

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

Music Seminar

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

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