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Graduate Courses


 
  
  • BIOL 641 - Field Ecology


    Introduction to ecological research. Weekly field projects emphasize population biology, interactions among species, and ecosystem processes.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 441. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 642 - Principles of Plant Physiology


    Credits 4

    Introduction to the basic physiological processes in plants: metabolism, nutrition, growth, and development.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 442. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 644 - Principles of Plant Ecology


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the ecology of wild plants, particularly structure, ecology of populations, interactions of plants with their environment and other organisms, and survey of the major global vegetation types.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 444. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 645 - Cell Physiology


    Credits 3

    Cell physiology provides an understanding of the basic processes of eukaryotic cells and their relationship to cellular ultrastructure.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 445. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 647 - Comparative Animal Physiology


    Credits 4

    Comparative physiology provides a detailed understanding of the diverse array of physiological systems evolved to allow animals to function in various environments. The comparative approach is used to understand physiological adaptations to various environments and the evolution of physiological systems.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 447. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 648 - Endocrinology


    Credits 3

    Survey of the structure and function of vertebrate endocrine systems, with emphasis on the biochemical basis of hormone action and the role of cell communication in endocrine physiology.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 414. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 651 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Laboratory


    Credits 2

    The companion laboratory course of  . Hands-on dissection of specimens representing major vertebrate groups. Numerous demonstration specimens sample the diversity of fishes, amphibians, and amniotes. Review of fossil vertebrates with emphasis on phylogenetic relationships.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 451. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Biology degree or consent of instructor.

    Corequisite
     

  
  • BIOL 653 - Immunology


    Credits 3

    Study of the immune response, cell-mediated and humoral. Topics include the diversity of antibodies and antigen receptors, evolution of immunity, cell-cell interactions, importance of major histocompatibility complex immune regulation, and immunity to microorganisms.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 453. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 655 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Biomechanics


    Credits 3

    Examines structure-function relationships in the context of vertebrate evolution. Tissues and structures of the integumentary, skeletal, and muscular system are emphasized. Biomechanics of materials, structures, and movements are related to adaptations of vertebrates to life in their physical worlds.

    Prerequisites
    Biology degree or consent of instructor.

    Corequisite
     

  
  • BIOL 660 - Microbial Physiology


    Credits 4

    Exploration of the major aspects of microbial physiology, including structure and growth of bacteria, generation of ATP and intermediary metabolism, synthesis of macromolecules and cellular components, and coordination of intracellular activities.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 460. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 664 - Bacterial Pathogenesis


    Credits 3

    Addresses the molecular mechanisms by which bacterial pathogens cause disease. Basic principles of bacterial pathogenesis will be considered before a survey of bacterial pathogens and their specific virulence factors is conducted. Includes aspects of bacterial genetics, physiology, immunology, and the cell biology of host-parasite interactions.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 464. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    BIOL 351 or equivalent microbiology class.

  
  • BIOL 665 - Vertebrate Embryology


    Credits 4

    Development of vertebrates, with emphasis on amphibians, birds, and mammals. Considerations of gametogenesis, fertilization, cleavage, early morphogenesis, and organogenesis included.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 465. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 666 - Developmental Biology


    Credits 3

    Developmental biology from the perspectives of evolutionary biology, experimental embryology, cell biology, and genetics, emphasizing triploblastic animals. Mechanisms of patterning, tissue organization, genetic basis of morphological changes, developmental genetics of model species, and extension of these principles to selected problems in current biomedical research.

    Prerequisites
    BIOL 304 and BIOL 445, or permission of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 668 - Histology


    Credits 4

    Microscopic structure and function of vertebrate tissues with emphasis on mammals.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 468. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 670 - Topics in Applied Microbiology


    Credits 3

    Applications may include bioremediation, food, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, vaccine development, water treatment, or genetic engineering. Presentation and discussion of current literature. Topics published in the class schedule. Maximum of two different topics may be selected for a total of six credits.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 470. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 671 - Aquatic Ecology


    Credits 3

    Principles of aquatic ecology including physical, chemical and biotic attributes - and their interactions - relating to both freshwater and marine systems.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 471. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 672 - Limnology


    Credits 4

    Notes
    Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 680 - Introduction to Biological Modeling


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the modeling of biological systems and processes through the use of computers.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 480. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 685 - Microbial Genetics


    Credits 4

    Examines genetics of prokaryotic microorganisms, including induction of mutations and selection of mutants, alternative processes of genetic exchange and gene mapping, and gene organization and regulation.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 485. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 687 - Principles of Systematics


    Credits 3

    Principles and applications of methods used to reconstruct history and biotic diversity among genes, species, and higher taxa. Considers several approaches to tree construction and significance of phylogenetic history within the context of evolution, biogeography, and conservation biology.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 487. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 689 - Developmental Genetics


    Credits 3

    Topics in molecular genetics of developmental processes explored through current literature.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 489. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 690 - Biogeography


    Credits 3

    Study of distributional patterns of plant and animal groups, including consideration of theories and principles, derived from a variety of disciplines, related to those patterns.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BIOL 490. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

  
  • BIOL 701 - Ethics in Scientific Research


    Credits 1

    Examination of ethical problems in scientific research, including the falsification and manipulation of data, public access and peer review, and decisions concerning research problems and support.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • BIOL 703 - Biochemical Genetics


    Credits 3

    Detailed study of the structure of nucleic acids and the molecular genetic mechanisms of replication, transcription, and induction and repression of genetic information. Biochemical genetics of gene transfer.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 300 and CHEM 471.

  
  • BIOL 705 - Secondary Education: Teaching Evolution and the Nature of Science


    Credits 1 – 3

    Focus on Science and Creationism and hands-on activities and inquiry-based computer simulations that can be used in classrooms to illustrate evolutionary principles. Workshop taught using scientific methods so educators are well-versed in methods of evolutionary study and principles.

    Notes
    Follow up sessions explore implementations of lessons from workshop.

  
  • BIOL 711 - Advanced Eukaryotic Genetics


    Credits 3

    Focuses on the biology and genetics of common model organisms: C. elegans, Drosophila, Arabidopsis, Zebrafish, and mouse, and their relationship to the biology of human health and agriculture. The goal is help students understand current research topics in functional genetics and genome manipulation.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 714 - Population Genetics


    Credits 3

    Examines the interactions of evolutionary processes, such as natural selection, genetic drift, gene flow, and mutation, and effects of these interactions on population differentiation, speciation, and extinction. Theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of DNA substitutions and quantitative genetic change addressed.

    Prerequisites
    MATH 181 and BIO 310 or consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 722 - Advanced Taxonomy of Vascular Plants


    Credits 3

    Identification, classification, and evolutionary relationships of the subfamilies and tribes of the composite, legume, and grass families.

    Notes
    Three hours laboratory.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 422

  
  • BIOL 730A-D - Special Lectures in Life Sciences


    Credits 3

    Reserved for formal didactic classes with varying special current topics in different disciplines of life sciences. Lettering system reflects focus on topics specific for each Section within Life Sciences (A = Ecology and Evolution, B = Organismal Physiology, C = Cell and Molecular Biology, D = Microbology).

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 742 - Topics in Advanced Plant Physiology


    Credits 2

    Advanced treatment of current topics in plant physiology. Topics for consideration selected from one of the three following major subject areas: (a) Water relations, ion balance, and mineral nutrition; (b) Photosynthesis, intermediary metabolism, and plant growth; and (c) Stress physiology. Instructor and students decide which area covered during a given semester.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 442

  
  • BIOL 743 - Ecological Plant Physiology


    Credits 3

    Examination of the physiological responses and adaptations of terrestrial plants to their environment. Primary topics covered include microclimate analysis, water relations, gas exchange, nutrient relations, and adaptations to stress. Adaptations of plants from contrasting physical environments emphasized.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 340 and BIO 442.

  
  • BIOL 745 - Arid Zone Soils


    Credits 3

    Role soils have in the soil-plant-atmospheric continuum of arid regions, influence of arid zone soils on all aspects of plant growth and development, influence of soil forming factors on the development of arid soils.

    Same as
      

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 748 - Environmental Physiology


    Credits 3

    Examination of physiological responses, including adaptation and acclimatization to extreme physical environments. Consideration of desert, tropical, arctic, mountain, and aquatic environments and their physiology, ecological, and phylogenetic implications.

  
  • BIOL 763 - Vertebrate Reproductive Biology


    Credits 3

    Study of vertebrate reproduction at the systematic, organismal and population levels. Individual or group projects.

    Prerequisites
    BIOL 350, 448 or 465, and consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 781 - Population and Evolutionary Ecology


    Credits 3

    Advanced topics in population growth, population interaction and evolution in ecological systems. Includes reading and class discussion of both theoretical and empirical material with emphasis on individual student analysis and integration.

    Notes
    Three hours of lecture and discussion.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 340 or equivalent and consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 783 - Community and Ecosystem Ecology


    Credits 3

    Readings and evaluation of the highest levels of organization in ecology through: a) exploration of the fundamental concepts of community distributions, structure, organization, and change; and b) analysis of ecosystem-level processes of primary and secondary production and nutrient cycling.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 340 or equivalent and consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 784 - Conservation Biology


    Credits 3

    Science of scarcity and diversity viewed from the perspective of understanding the causes and consequences of extinction as well as the conditions necessary for maintenance of biotic diversity. Review regional and worldwide developments in this emerging subdiscipline.

    Prerequisites
    BIO 340 or consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 786 - Bioenergetics


    Credits 3

    Review of primary and secondary productivity and associated topics dealing with ecosystem energetics.

    Notes
    Four hours laboratory.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 787 - Research Laboratory Rotation


    Credits 1 – 3

    Provides an opportunity for newly admitted graduate students to experience the research of Biological Sciences graduate faculty through one-on-one interactions. Gives graduate students the information they need to make informal choices about the lab(s) where they carry out their thesis and dissertation research.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Admission as a regular graduate student in the M.S. or Ph.D. Program.

  
  • BIOL 789 - Independent Graduate Study in Life Sciences


    Credits 1 – 3

    Students use this class to receive research credit related to their thesis or dissertation project prior to registering for BIOL 797 or BIOL 799.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 790A-D - Research Colloquium in Life Sciences


    Credits 1 – 3

    Students use this class to present their individual research results to a section-wide audience. Lettering system reflects focus on topics specific for each Section within Life Sciences (A = Ecology and Evolution, B = Organismal Physiology, C = Cell and Molecular Biology, D = Microbiology).

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 791 - Research Laboratory Discussions in Life Sciences


    Credits 1-2

    Students present their research and discuss the work of colleagues during formal laboratory meetings with their mentor’s research group.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of ten credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 792 - Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology


    Credits 1 – 3

    Includes papers, oral presentations and discussion of current literature in these fields.

    Notes
    Topics announced with each offering. May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 793A-D - Advanced Topics in Life Sciences


    Credits 1 – 2

    A seminar-style class where presentations are organized around a common theme. Students present and discuss the related primary literature. Lettering system reflects focus on topics specific for each Section within Life Sciences (A = Ecology and Evolution, B = Organismal Physiology, C = Cell and Molecular Biology, D = Microbiology.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 794 - Techniques in Molecular Biology


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the theory and laboratory methods used in molecular biology research. Topics include the isolation and purification of nucleic acids, restriction digests, cloning. Southern blotting, PCR, DNA sequencing, and electrophoresis.

    Notes
    Three to nine laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • BIOL 795 - Teaching Strategies for University Science Courses


    Credits 2

    Designed for graduate students in the sciences and will prepare you for University-level science teaching, whether pursuing a research-based or teaching-based faculty position. We explore different learning theories, current research about learning science and applying them to teaching and the development of a personal teaching philosophy.

  
  • BIOL 796 A-D - Graduate Seminar


    Credits 1 – 2

    Instructs students on how to prepare and present seminars on topics of current interest in life sciences. Lettering system reflects focus on topics specific for each Section within Life Sciences (A = Ecology and Evolution, B = Organismal Physiology, C = Cell and Molecular Biology, D = Microbiology).

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of ten credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in biology.

  
  • BIOL 797 - Thesis


    Credits 3 – 6

    Notes
    May be repeated but only six credits applied to the student’s program. Enrollment by consent of instructor only.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

  
  • BIOL 799 - Dissertation


    Credits 3 – 6

    Research analysis and writing toward completion of dissertation and subsequent defense.

    Notes
    May be repeated but a maximum of only 18 credits may be applied to the degree program.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in the Biology Ph.D. program and consent of instructor.

  
  • BLW 650 - Law of the Internet


    Focus on the legal and ethical environment of doing business over the Internet. Topics include personal jurisdiction in cyberspace, electronic speech, privacy and data collection, on-line contracting, intellectual property, cybercrime and security, consumer protection, taxation, and Internet transactions involving securities.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with BLW 450. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • CED 608 - Counseling the Older Adult


    Credits 3

    Overview of issues that may be encountered while counseling the older adult. Reviews information on the nature, diagnosis and treatment of common mental health problems of later life. Introduces students to services and support systems that are available to older adults and their families that will assist in the referral process.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CED 408. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • CED 620 - Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of The Process Addictions


    Credits 3

    This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills to identify, assess, and treat various process and co-occurring disorders. Emphasis will be placed on creating an understanding of the history, philosophy, and trends of addiction counseling. In addition, knowledge of the current literature that outlines theories, approaches, effective strategies, and techniques when working with these addictions will be explored. Teaching method is lecture, presentations, role plays, videos and discussion.

  
  • CED 639 - Problem Gambling Counseling I


    Credits 3

    Orients students to the history, etiology and prevalence of compulsive gambling. Provides students with the knowledge of assessment tools and counseling skills. Characteristics of compulsive gambling behavior, stages of progression, distinctions and connections to other addictions, effects on families, finances and legal issues.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CED 439. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • CED 640 - Problem Gambling Counseling II


    Credits 3

    Provides students with a thorough understanding of client-oriented counseling modalities and strategies. Provides skills to utilize and interpret assessment tools and provide treatment planning. Practical applications and clinical skills.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CED 440. Credit at the 600 level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 645 - Trauma and Addiction


    Credits 3

    Designed to provide a working knowledge of the various ways that substance abuse and personal trauma impact each other. Emphasis on identifying signs and symptoms. Diagnostic criteria for various trauma categories and counseling approaches explored.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CED 445. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • CED 646 - Combat Trauma


    Credits 3

    Overview of the trauma that is experienced by individuals involved in armed combat situations. The signs and symptoms of such involvement will be explored. In addition, the impact on families and communities will be addressed.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CED 446. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • CED 661 - Use and Application of Technology in Counseling


    Credits 3

  
  • CED 699 - Special Topics


    Credits 1-3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 600 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the UNLV Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

  
  • CED 700 - Special Problems: Counseling and Educational Psychology


    Credits 1 – 6

    Specialized instruction in general professional education designed to develop depth in understanding of current counseling and educational psychology problems.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

  
  • CED 701 - Introduction to Counseling


    Credits 3

    Introductory course designed to provide students with understanding of the basic roles and functions of the counselors in the human services. Examination of historical roots, philosophy, current trends, and best practices in professional counseling.

  
  • CED 703 - Counseling with Expressive Arts and Activities


    Credits 3

    Examination of expressive arts and activity methods for counseling with children, adolescents, and adults. Topics include play therapy, sandtray, dreamwork, and other experiential counseling interventions.

  
  • CED 710 - Relationships Through the Lifespan


    Credits 3

    Students will learn the basic knowledge of relationship issues across the lifespan and how it relates to the counseling professional.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 711 - Counseling Appraisal and Inquiry


    Credits 3

    Theoretical and practical approach to assessing the individual. Includes development of a framework for understanding individual and group testing; case study approaches; adapting and using questionnaires, surveys, and other assessments to meet local needs; and individual differences including ethnic and cultural and gender considerations.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 713 - Introduction to School Counseling


    Credits 3

    Study of the roles and functions of the school counselor at the elementary, middle, and high school levels as well as history and current trends in the profession.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • CED 715 - Counseling and Consultation Theories


    Credits 3

    Examination of major counseling theories and consultation techniques for application in individual and group settings.

    Prerequisites
       and admission to the department.

  
  • CED 721 - Career Theories and Practices


    Credits 3

    Survey of current theories and practices in career counseling. Emphasis on values and decision-making process. Meets program requirements for school, community, and rehabilitation counseling.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 722 - Introduction to Child Counseling & Play Therapy


    Credits 3

    This course is designed as an examination of play therapy theories and interventions usable by professional counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, nurses, mental health and related professionals who work with children.

  
  • CED 727 - Counseling Process and Procedures


    Credits 3

    Students learn the necessary skills to establish counseling relationships, identify relevant counseling issues, and translate their understanding into an action plan for promoting lasting change. Stages of the counseling process identified, practiced, and applied.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 731 - Social Justice and Advocacy in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Seminar course designed to foster awareness, knowledge, and skills for counseling with diverse clients. Emphasizes social justice and advocacy in counseling with minority and oppressed students. Topics include culture, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, mental and physical abilities, education, family dynamics, and socioeconomic status.

  
  • CED 732 - Advanced Multicultural Counseling


    Credits 3

    This course is designed to help students develop awareness, knowledge, skills for more effective work with culturally diverse groups and individuals. Substantial attention will be given to intrapersonal issues,concerns related to different cultures & programming in a variety of settings.

  
  • CED 733 - Introduction to Group Counseling


    Credits 3

    Study and practice of basic approaches to group procedures in relation to group goals, group dynamics and group leadership.

    Prerequisites
       and   

  
  • CED 735 - Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment


    Credits 3

    Overview of physiological and interpersonal impacts of substance abuse. Emphasis on empirically validated prevention programs, substance abuse assessment, counseling techniques, referral information, aftercare, and relapse prevention strategies.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 738 - Introduction to Community Mental Health Counseling


    Credits 3

    Introduction to community and rehabilitation counseling including historical, philosophical legislative and organizational bases; rehabilitation process, and services in public and private community settings. Emphasis on role and function of the counselor.

  
  • CED 739 - Vocational Placement and Community Resources


    Credits 2

    Study of vocational placement techniques along with an understanding of community resources including community organizational theory and criteria for use of such facilities in the vocational adjustment and placement of the disabled and disadvantaged.

  
  • CED 741 - Practicum


    Credits 3

    Supervised counseling practice in human service settings including work with individuals and groups. Emphasis on utilizing a variety of counseling skills and methods with diverse client populations.

    Prerequisites
        and EPC 723

  
  • CED 742 - Introduction to Community Counseling


    Credits 3

    Provides information concerning the professional role, function, history, philosophy and practice of counseling. Role of the community-agency counselor in community, clinical, education, and business settings, as well as their interactive relationship with other professionals.

    Formerly
    COU 743

    Notes
    Normally taken no later than two semesters following admission to the program.

    Prerequisites
      and admission to the department.

  
  • CED 743 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Overview of ethical, legal, and professional issues in counseling. Emphasis on best practices and ethical decision making models.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 745 - Assessment, Treatment, and Case Management in Addictions


    Credits 3

    Provides theoretical framework for assessing and treating individuals with addictive disorders and the practical application of managing a client’s case from initial treatment stages through discharge and aftercare.

    Formerly
    COU 741

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 746 - Supervised Practicum in Group Counseling


    Credits 3

    Supervised practice in counseling with small groups in a variety of settings.

    Notes
    May be taken concurrently with EPY 744.

    Prerequisites
       and  , or equivalent.

  
  • CED 749 - Thesis


    Credits 3

    Culminating masters level research project.

    Notes
    May be repeated, but only six credits will apply to students program of study.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 750 - Advanced Seminars in School Counseling


    Credits 1 – 3

    Advanced studies in professional school counseling practice, theory, and research. Topics may include innovative practices, supervision, evaluation, techniques, and theory of school counseling.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

  
  • CED 751 - Internship in Counseling I


    Credits 1

    Advanced supervised counseling practice in human service settings. Provides the opportunity to engage in all of the activities of a regularly employed staff member in an organization with program emphasis area.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 752 - Internship in Counseling II


    Credits 1

    Advanced supervised counseling practice in human service settings. Provides the opportunity to engage in all of the activities of a regularly employed staff member in an organization compatible with program emphasis area.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 753 - Internship in Counseling III


    Credits 1

    Advanced supervised counseling practice in human service settings. Provides the opportunity to engage in all of the activities of a regularly employed staff member in an organization compatible with program emphasis area.

    Prerequisites
      

  
  • CED 754 - Supervised Group Practice and Theory


    Credits 3

    Group theory and practice as it relates to leadership of personal growth, counseling, and therapeutic groups. Emphasis placed on leadership functions as they relate to group processes.

    Same as
    EPY 754

    Prerequisites
       

  
  • CED 755 - Planning, Management, and Evaluation of Addictions and Mental Health Programs


    Credits 3

    Develops skills in applying basic management, planning, and evaluation techniques to addictions and mental health programs. Areas stressed include the relationships between program evaluation, program planning, program effectiveness, and organizational performance.

    Formerly
    COU 751

    Prerequisites
      or consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 758 - Independent Study


    Credits 3

    Independent study of a selected topic in professional counseling under the direction/supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 766 - Psychopathology and Wellness Models in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Overview of psychopathology as classified in the DMS, with an emphasis on diagnosis, supportive psychopharmacology, and counseling interventions. Also overviews wellness models in counseling and highlights ways counselors can promote optimal development and wellbeing with diverse client populations. 

    Prerequisites
       

  
  • CED 768 - Pre-practicum Laboratory in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Laboratory practice in counseling theory and techniques.

    Notes
    Must be taken concurrently with EPY 753.

    Prerequisites
     , EPY 704 and admission to the department.

  
  • CED 770 - Advanced Supervised Practice in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Theory, research, techniques, and practice of supervising marriage and family therapists.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

  
  • CED 772 - Counseling and Spirituality


    Credits 3

    Application and integration of sound counseling skills into a spiritually-based counseling approach. Contemporary counseling theories and their assumptions about human nature and the role of spirituality in counseling.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 775 - Advanced Internship in Counseling


    Credits 3

    Supervised counseling practice in a professional setting with an emphasis on developing advanced level counseling skills.

    Notes
    Students will complete a minimum of 300 hours, with 150 of the hours being direct contact hours.

    Course may be repeated to a maxiumum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites

     

  
  • CED 781 - Problem Gambling Counseling


    Credits 3

    Orient students to relevant literature and theoretical perspectives regarding problematic gambling, including an appreciation of its symptoms, progression, and impact across areas of one’s life. Students will be provided with knowledge of current assessment measures and learn empirically-based treatment practices related to problem gambling.

  
  • CED 782 - Counseling with Potential Suicides


    Credits 1 – 6

    Emphasis on the helping skills to facilitate communication with the potential suicide. Principles and techniques to facilitate client self exploration that encourage self understanding and alternate actions.

    Prerequisites
      or consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 783 - Understanding and Treating Trauma


    Credits 3

    This course will orient students to relevant literature and theoretical perspectives regarding psychological trauma, including an appreciation of its symptoms, progression, and impact across areas of one’s life. Students will be provided with knowledge of current assessment measures and learn empirically-based treatment practices related to post traumatic and acute stress disorders.

  
  • CED 784 - Co-Occurring Conditions in Counseling


    Credits 3

    This course will orient students to relevant literature and theoretical perspectives regarding co-occurring addictions and mental health concerns, including an appreciation of complex symptoms, progression, and impact across areas of one’s life. Students will be provided with knowledge of current assessment measures and learn empirically-based treatment practices related to co-occurring disorders.

  
  • CED 785 - Eating Disorders Counseling


    Credits 3

    Designed as a comprehensive review of eating disorders, correlated issues, and treatment interventions. Cultural, familial, societal, and personal factors that may contribute to the development and maintenance of eating disorders will be examined.

  
  • CED 787 - Individual Research


    Credits 1 – 6

    Individual research on a selected topic in professional counseling under the direction/supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • CED 789 - The Student in Higher Education


    Credits 1

    Theory and practices related to counseling college students. Emphasis on both traditional and nontraditional approaches to meeting the needs of students at various types of postsecondary institutions. Interrelationship of student and institutional needs within the environment of higher education.

  
  • CEE 604 - Open Channel Flow


    Detailed examination and design of open channel flow systems. Includes energy and momentum principles, non-uniform flow, transition design, design of channel controls, design of hydraulic structures, wave motions, unsteady flow, and flood routing.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with CEE 404. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

 

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