Aug 19, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Graduate Courses


 
  
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    EDA 788 - Independent Study in the Doctoral Program


    Credits 1 – 6

    Provides the opportunity for a doctoral degree student to select and study a particular area of concentration with mutual approval of the instructor.

  
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    EDA 790 - Internship


    Credits 3 – 9

    Individually structured program in which the student is given an assignment in an administrative unit under joint supervision of an educational administrator and a university faculty member.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDA 791 - Practicum in Educational Administration


    Credits 3 – 12

    Designed to permit a post-master’s student, or one who currently occupies a position of leadership, to function in a supervised setting. Open primarily to doctoral students or others if deemed appropriate by the advisor.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of advisor and department.

  
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    EDA 792 - Organization and Administration of Schools


    Credits 3

    Study of the organization and administration of schools including elementary, middle, junior and high schools.

    Formerly
    EDA 702

    Prerequisites
    EDA 701 or consent of instructor.

  
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    EDA 796 - Prospectus for Dissertation


    Credits 3

    Selection and preparation of an experience acceptable to and appropriate for the student, program, and advisor.

    Notes
    Open to doctoral students only.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of advisor.

  
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    EDA 797 - Professional Paper


    Credits 3

    Preparation of an appropriate document utilizing salient features which best portray the experience selected in EDA 796 and offers data in the form found most suitable for defense before a panel or committee should it be required.

    Notes
    Open only to doctoral students. A minimum of 12 hours required; a maximum of 24 credits allowable. May be taken in three-credit hour increments.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    EDA 796 and consent of an advisor.

  
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    EDA 799 - Dissertation


    Credits 3 – 24

    Preparation of an appropriate document utilizing salient features which best portray the experience selected in EDA 796 and offers data in the form found most suitable for defense before a panel or committee should it be required.

    Notes
    Open only to doctoral students. A minimum of 12 hours required; a maximum of 24 credits allowable. May be taken in three-credit hour increments.

    Prerequisites
    EDA 796 and consent of advisor.

  
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    EDH 602 - Research Based Decision Making


    Credits 3

    This master’s level course assists students in how to integrate information from reports, research, surveys, and other forms of data into effective leadership and management decision making processes. The methods and processes for deciphering information will help students detail the strengths and weaknesses of informational sources that administrators commonly encounter.

    Formerly
    EDH 702

    Notes
    (Master’s Program)

  
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    EDH 603 - Sport in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Examine the role athletics and recreational sport plays in higher education. Through analysis of relevant scholarly literature and current issues, students will experience the expectations placed on higher education administrators responsible for integration and oversight of college sport programs.

  
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    EDH 604 - Management Communications


    Credits 3

    Master ‘s level course on the administrative and communication aspects of effective leadership within a higher education setting. Equips students with the tools necessary to be effective communicators with various audiences via letters, memorandums, E-mail messages, presentations, and meetings.

    Formerly
    EDH 704

    Notes
    (Master’s Program)

  
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    EDH 605 - Introduction to Colleges and Universities


    Credits 3

    Master’s level course that provides an introduction to the purposes, goals, and structures of institutions of higher education. Provides a broad view of managerial functions and an understanding of organization, finance, and other issues related to college administration.

    Notes
    Master’s program

  
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    EDH 606 - Intercollegiate Athletic Administration


    Credits 3

    This course provides students with an understanding of governance and policy development relevant to higher education, intercollegiate athletics. Through analysis of relevant scholarly literature, national governing body policies and institutional policies, students experience expectations placed on administrators responsible for oversight of intercollegiate athletics.

  
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    EDH 607 - Leadership Development Seminar


    Credits 3

    Analyzes leadership functions related to educational organizations, leadership and management theory and the impact of human resources. Special emphasis placed on use of teams in higher education.

    Formerly
    EDH 728

  
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    EDH 608 - HE Law-Masters


    Credits 3

    Informs students of various legal authorities and their impact on higher education and administration. Includes review and analysis of legal dictates including federal and state constitutions, statutes, case law policies, and administrative rules.

    Formerly
    EDH 751

    Notes
    (Master’s Program)

  
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    EDH 609 - Leading Diverse Organizations


    Credits 3

    Provides students with opportunity to reflect on experiences, examinations of theory, and practical application of organizational leadership within the context of diversity.

    Formerly
    EDH 761

  
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    EDH 610 - Master’s Capstone Experience


    Credits 1

    Provides an integrative, synthesizing experience for students culminating in a written examination or an Option II Paper. Draws on and integrates concepts from previous courses and work experiences to ascertain the big picture perspective of higher education.

    Formerly
    EDH 798

    Notes
    Only one credit may count toward degree plan.

    Grading
    S/F grading. (Master’s Program)

  
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    EDH 618 - Facilities Management and Campus Planning


    Credits 3

    This course familiarizes students with facilities management, campus planning, and public/private partnerships. The goal of the class is to increase the awareness and understanding of the topic areas and their impact on both the academic and administrative programs at higher education institutions.

    Formerly
    EDH 712

  
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    EDH 624 - Readings in Student Personnel Issues


    Credits 3

    Explores in detail all aspects of college student personnel work by conducting an extensive review of writings related to theory, practice, and program management.

    Formerly
    EDH 734

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 626 - College Student Personnel Services


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the field of college student personnel services and the role of CSPW within institutions of higher education. Reviews development of the profession and assessment of current developments.

    Formerly
    EDH 762

  
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    EDH 627 - Student Learning and Development


    Credits 3

    Explores how students learn and develop. Strategies to facilitate learning by college students analyzed. Focuses on application of student development theory.

    Formerly
    EDH 764

  
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    EDH 690 - Masters Internship


    Credits 3

    Individually structured program designed to enroll the student in an administrative unit or academic experience under the joint supervision of a practicing administrator or faculty member and a university professor.

    Notes
    Repeatable to six credits.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

  
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    EDH 691 - Masters Independent Study


    Credits 3

    Research, teaching, or administrative work in a unique area of interest in the field of higher education. All work conducted in cooperation with instructor/advisor.

    Notes
    Repeatable to six credits.

    Corequisite
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 703 - History of American Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Surveys the history of American higher education in the United States with a focus on two-year and four-year institutions, public and private. Begins with its traditional liberal arts origin through the growth of the community college and American research university. Explores how various groups changed the structure of higher education and the challenges these changes created.

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 705 - HE Law-Doctoral


    Credits 3

    Designed for graduate students preparing for leadership positions in public schools.

    Formerly
    EDH 752

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 706 - Current Issues in Higher Ed


    Credits 3

    Assists graduate students in higher education in developing understanding of and appreciation for philosophical and sociological contexts that provide foundation for present system of higher education in America.

  
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    EDH 707 - Designing & Critiquing Research In Education


    Credits 3

    Helps Ph.D. students become more thoughtful about the goals and methods of educational research. Develops in-depth understanding of research design and awareness of issues considered when critiquing research findings.

  
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    EDH 708 - The American Community College


    Credits 3

    Development of the contemporary community, junior, and technical college. In-depth examination of history, philosophy, curriculum, and structure of the two-year college. Includes related curriculum topics.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 709 - Seminar in the Economics of Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Designed to expose students to the basic principles of micro economics and fundamental economic theories that tie to education. Students have opportunity to experiment with economics as a tool for examining higher education policy.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 710 - Finance and Budgeting in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    For students who expect to spend their careers in higher education. Provides understanding of the principals related to the economics of education including why society invests in colleges and universities.

  
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    EDH 711 - Marketing Institutions of Higher Education


    Credits 3

    A study of the conceptual and empirical approaches higher education leaders can utilize for building relationships with stakeholders. Topics include commercialization of higher education, market forces versus public interest, responsible innovation, strategic marketing plan development, corporate sponsorships and intercollegiate athletics, marketing ethics, as well as application of market research in the higher education contexts.

  
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    EDH 714 - Understanding Minority Serving Institutions


    Credits 3

    The course seeks to examine the emergence of the use of MSI as a Federal designation in higher education and consider the impact that may have at the institutional level with respect to students, faculty, and staff as it relates to campus climate, student learning, and engagement. 

  
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    EDH 715 - Theory of Educational Organizations


    Credits 3

    Intense discussion in understanding how higher educational organizations function. Students examine these roles as they relate to the performance of higher education administrators.

  
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    EDH 719 - Institutional Advancement


    Credits 3

    Introduction to fundraising and alumni relations operations in contemporary higher education. Examines the assumptions, models, and methods that characterize fund and friend raising. Students will develop a context within which to evaluate the effectiveness of IA programs.

  
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    EDH 723 - Women in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Women’s experiences with higher education structures and policies are studied. We explore intersections of race, gender, socio-economic status and identity development in college women, while considering intersections of feminist theory and historical, social, professional and institutional contexts to shed light on the educational process and how women frequently experience discrimination.

  
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    EDH 730 - Institutional Assessment


    Credits 3

    The course provides students with sufficient understanding of assessment practices to conduct or supervise effective, efficient, and useful assessment projects to meet the assessment requirements of accreditation agencies, legislatures, review boards, and other external audiences to improve their institutions, departments, and programs.

  
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    EDH 730 - Legal Aspects of Student-University Relationship


    Credits 3

    Advanced issues course that explores topics relevant to the legal aspect of the student-university relationship.

    Formerly
    EDH 784

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 732 - Readings in Administration of Higher Education


    Credits 3 – 6

    Selected readings of literature in higher education; assigned topics in the areas of organization, administration, finance, and/or supervision, agreed upon by both advisor and student.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 733 - The Professorate


    Credits 3

    Designed to engage participants in discussion, research, and writing that focuses on college and University faculty. Analyze faculty as people at work in organizations, consider structural and cultural dimensions of faculty work, and examine the condition of the academic profession within changing environmental contexts.

    Formerly
    EDH 760

    Prerequisites
    Masters consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 735 - Law and the Professorate


    Credits 3

    Legal aspects of the relationship between university faculty and the institution.

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 737 - Ethical Dimensions of Higher Education Leadership


    Credits 3

    Ethical aspects of the culture, activities, and principles relating to leadership in higher education. Students will explore current ethical issues in the post-secondary education setting and prepare a written project focusing on the ethical principles of a higher education leadership issue.

    Prerequisites
    Masters consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 738 - Public Policy in Higher and Post-Secondary Education


    Credits 3

    Focuses on decision making and public policy formation in higher education. Roles of state and national policy-making process studied in depth.

    Formerly
    EDH 792

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 739 - Organization Change & Innovation in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Introduces students to philosophical and application tools in which to view public policy. Students will examine higher education policy utilizing these different tools and national databases.

    Prerequisites
    EDH 792

  
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    EDH 740 - Comparative and International Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Familiarizes students with international higher education systems. The goal of the course is to examine the similarities and differences of the international systems as they relate to higher education in the United States.

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 742 - Academic Governance in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Theoretical and working knowledge of politics in higher education. Students gain appreciation, understanding and critique of politics and its influences on policy formation.

    Formerly
    EDH 787

    Prerequisites
    Master’s consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 745 - Institutional Planning in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Familiarizes students with institutional planning in higher education with a focus on issues including academic strategy, university management, institutional competition, program evaluation/assessment, and program/institutional accreditation. Planning issues at community colleges, private four-year institutions, and public four-year institutions will be examined.

  
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    EDH 750 - Special Topics in Higher Education


    Credits 1-3

    Exposes students to and helps them understand special topics that impact and influence higher education. Variety of special topics offered: student financial aid, enrollment management, academic organization and leadership, and student diversity.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 769 - Diverse Student Populations in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Investigates traditional assumptions, including that college makes a difference and explores student-related issues, study of campus cultures, and study of diverse student populations.

  
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    EDH 780 - Seminar: Teaching in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Weekly seminars in organization, materials, and procedures related to working with college-level students. Includes survey of various teaching techniques, evaluation, and general patterns of instruction.

  
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    EDH 785 A - Practitioner Experience Seminar


    Credits 3 – 9

    Follows a three-course sequence that combines seminar discussions along with limited practical experience in an administrative office or department of a postsecondary institution. The three seminars center on academic affairs, student services and finance, and administration.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of doctoral core. (Ed.D. Program)

  
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    EDH 785 B - Practitioner Experience Seminar


    Credits 3 – 9

    Follows a three-course sequence that combines seminar discussions along with limited practical experience in an administrative office or department of a postsecondary institution. The three seminars center on academic affairs, student services and finance, and administration.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of doctoral core. (Ed.D. Program)

  
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    EDH 785 C - Practitioner Experience Seminar


    Credits 3 – 9

    Follows a three-course sequence that combines seminar discussions along with limited practical experience in an administrative office or department of a postsecondary institution. The three seminars center on academic affairs, student services and finance, and administration.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of doctoral core. (Ed.D. Program)

  
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    EDH 790 - Doctoral Internship


    Credits 3

    Individually structured program designed to enroll the student in an administrative unit or academic experience under the joint supervision of a practicing administrator or faculty member and a university professor.

    Notes
    Repeatable to six credits.

    Grading
    S/F grading.

    Prerequisites
    Internship-doctoral.

  
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    EDH 791 - Doctoral Independent Study


    Credits 3

    Research in area of unique interest in college student personnel work. Research conducted in cooperation with instructor.

    Notes
    Repeatable to six credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDH 796 - Dissertation Proposal Preparation


    Credits 3

    Acquaints students with resources available to graduate students in conceptualizing, proposing, conducting and reporting research proposals.

    Prerequisites
    Successful completion of comprehensive examination.

  
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    EDH 799 - Dissertation


    Credits 1 - 3

    Culminate research analysis and writing toward completion of dissertation and subsequent defense.

    Prerequisites
    Limited to doctoral candidates, consent of instructor.

  
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    EDW 530 - Tools for Success in Secondary Workforce Education


    Credits 3

    Combination of workshops presented by UNLV and School District personnel covering relevant and timely topics deemed important for 1st year Workforce Education teachers. Class meets monthly throughout the school year.

    Notes
    Course open only to currently employed secondary Workforce Education teachers.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    EDW 539 - Methods of Teaching in Workforce Education


    Credits 3

    Primarily for students who have completed undergraduate methods courses. Research projects required for each student in his or her field of special interest a) Secondary b) Postsecondary.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

  
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    EDW 571 - Advising Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)


    Credits 3

    Introduces career and technical teachers to all aspects of career and technical education youth organizations, thus providing them with a broad background for integrating these concepts and principles into their classroom instruction.

    Same as
    EDCT 471

  
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    EDW 575 - Performance-Based Education


    Credits 3

    Introduction to work-based learning programs for secondary and postsecondary career and technical education students. Emphasis on student career planning strategies along with the utilization of appropriate supervised work sites for the development of competitive employment skills, knowledge and dispositions.

    Prerequisites
    Three credits in instructional methodology or consent of instructor.

  
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    EDW 597 - Workforce Education Externship


    Credits 3

    Class based upon student reflections of site-based experiences.

    Formerly
    EDW 731

    Notes
    Requires a minimum of 50 hours in a work site placement. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

  
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    EDW 700 - Special Problems in Workforce Education


    Credits 1 – 6

    Designed to develop depth in understanding a current educational topic for the in-service teacher.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree from special topics courses.

  
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    EDW 719 - Leadership in Workforce Education and Development


    Credits 3

    Provides insight into the administration and supervision of workforce education programs. Emphasis on establishing role of the workforce administrator/supervisor and development of modern management and personal interactions skills.

  
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    EDW 732 - Human Resource Management in WLP


    Credits 3

    Course will cover the functions and roles of human resource management for workplace learning and performance practitioners.

  
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    EDW 733 - Workforce Education Curriculum and Program Development


    Credits 3

    Comprehensive program development and implementation and curricular integration of career education in the high school, postsecondary and adult education settings. Includes selection and evaluation of career and technical education materials.

  
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    EDW 735 - Practicum in Workforce Education


    Credits 3

    Contemporary public school workforce education settings. Includes structured field experience and campus-based instruction.

  
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    EDW 736 - Training Program Development


    Credits 3

    Provide concepts, models, and techniques for designing and developing training programs.

  
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    EDW 738 - Curriculum Laboratory in Secondary, Postsecondary, and Vocational Education


    Credits 3

    Laboratory work in construction of specific instructional units with objectives, content, materials, procedures, and evaluation designed to implement research findings. Emphasis according to individual interest.

  
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    EDW 740 - Technologies for Improving Human Performance


    Credits 3

    Concepts and applications of technology-assisted methods for facilitating and delivering instruction in a variety of workforce education and development settings.

  
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    EDW 741 - Advanced Training Program Development


    Credits 3

    Theory, concepts, models, techniques and practices of program development and management as applied to workplace learning and performance. Focus on macro issues in designing, developing, implementing and managing various WLP interventions including distance learning, e-learning, and other learning system and interventions.

  
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    EDW 742 - Policies and Practices in Workforce Training and Development


    Credits 3

    Introduction to major concepts, skills, and techniques required by corporate, business, industry trainers to facilitate and support organizational change. Explores models and methods for analyzing policies for corporate training and development.

    Formerly
    EDW 714

  
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    EDW 745 - Theories of Adult Learning


    Credits 3

    Overview of adult education to give an understanding of adults as learners as well as the history, philosophy, and nature of adult education. Includes exposure to fundamental adult education concepts such as lifelong learning, self-directed learning, and contract learning.

  
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    EDW 746 - History and Development of Two Year Postsecondary Institution


    Credits 3

    Focuses on the history, development, aims, and objectives of the American educational institution, the community college. Two year colleges in the U.S. are examined in the context of their history, philosophy, unique processes, curriculum, governance structures, and student characteristics.

  
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    EDW 747 - Workforce Education Teaching


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the theories and practices for teaching and learning in work-force education settings. Course focuses on teaching methods and strategies, organization of curriculum, and competency-based evaluation techniques.

  
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    EDW 748 - Internship in Workforce Education


    Credits 3 – 6

    Supervised internship in a training, professional teaching or administrative settings.

    Notes
    Students will be required to complete a total of eighty hours.

    Prerequisites
    Minimum completion of twenty-seven credits in program.

  
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    EDW 749R - Evaluation of Workforce Education Programs


    Credits 3

    Understanding of concepts, models, and theories related to evaluation of programs and organizations in workforce education and development.

    Notes
    Course requires eighty hours at internship site.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of twenty seven credits in program.

  
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    EDW 750 - Meta-Analysis Research and Procedures


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the use of meta-analysis and related methods used to synthesize and evaluate research in education, psychology, and health related disciplines. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, identifying and retrieving literature, coding studies, computing effect sizes, fixed -and random-effects models, identifying and quantifying heterogeneity.

    Prerequisites
    EDW 749R , EAB 703 , EPY 721 , SOC 702  or consent of the instructor.

  
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    EDW 755 - Professional Seminar in Workforce Education


    Credits 3

    Various contemporary workforce education issues and topics analyzed from the perspective of the classroom teacher. Topics include diversity in the classroom, resource and funding issues, social, economic and demographic concepts, program management, and strategic planning.

  
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    EDW 759 - Special Topics in Workforce Education


    Credits 1 – 3

    Contemporary issues and practices in workforce education and development are examined.

  
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    EDW 763 - Readings in Postsecondary Education, Workplace Learning and Performance, and Workforce Education Leadership


    Credits 3

    Acquaints advanced students with major recent issues in postsecondary and workforce education. Review and critique of current research.

  
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    EDW 765 - Fiscal Management and Administration of Workforce Programs


    Credits 3

    Focus on leadership skills necessary for the management and administration of workforce education programs. Discussions around linkages with community and economic development initiatives will be included.

  
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    EDW 768 - Grantsmanship in Education


    Credits 3

    This course is designed to acquaint educators and social science professionals with the knowledge and skills involved in grant proposal writing for Federal, State, and private competitive funding. The course will engage participants in the development, planning and writing of the original grant proposals.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    EDW 771 - Workforce Education Leadership Conference


    Credits 1 – 6

    Students will attend and participate in approved State and/or National leadership conferences concerning career and technical education/ workforce education and development. Presentations of timely topics, new techniques and curriculum, latest equipment and software, funding, and legislative issues, etc. will be addressed.

  
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    EDW 772 - Seminar in Workforce Education


    Credits 3

    Designed to prepare students to complete their professional papers, projects of thesis.

    Prerequisites
    EPY 702  

  
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    EDW 774 - Professional Paper/Project in Workforce Education


    Credits 1 – 3

    Capstone course for students pursuing the M.Ed.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of thirty credits in program including EDW 772 .

  
  
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    EGG 651 - Ergonomics


    Credits 3

    Design of the work environment to facilitate the safety of the worker and the improvement of work performance, with emphasis on the biomechanical requirements and musculoskeletal consequences of work activity.

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

  
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    EGG 695 - Special Topics


    Credits 3

    This upper-division engineering course is open to graduate students, provided it demonstrates a level of accomplishment suitable to graduate study. The Undergraduate Catalog should be consulted for a description of the course. In the Undergraduate Catalog, the course is numbered as 4XX, where the XX represents the same last two digits as the 600 course listed (for example, the description for CEE 604 appears under CEE 404).

  
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    EGG 747 - Orthopedic Biomechanics - Lower Extremities and Spine


    Credits 3

    Biomechanics of the lower extremities and spine; engineering properties and physiology of bone, cartilage, and tendon; analysis of gait; effects of orthopedic impairment and injury; design and surgical implantation of prosthetic joints and fracture fixation devices; engineering of tissue regeneration and replacement.

    Same as
    ME 747

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in engineering or kinesiology or consent of instructor.

  
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    EGG 748 - Prosthetic Systems Engineering


    Credits 3

    Engineering design to prosthetic feet, ankles, knees, and prehension devices; materials and manufacturing; the biomechanics of movement using a prosthesis; residual limb morphology and surgical enhancements; socket design and tissue response; myoelelectric devices; microprocessor control; psychophysical and motor control considerations; aspects of clinical science. Emphasis on R&D needs.

    Same as
    ME 748

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in engineering or kinesiology or consent of instructor.

  
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    EGG 750 - Analysis of Human Movement


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the kinematics and kinetics of human movement in two and three dimensions with emphasis on methods used in motion capture, including joint and segment position; acceleration, velocity, force and torque; work and power; and inverse solution methods.

    Same as
    ME 750

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in engineering or kinesiology or consent of instructor.

  
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    EGG 768 - Applied Geographic Information Systems


    Credits 4

    Review of data structures and algorithms for surfaces, volumes and time, elevation models, spatial interpolation. Error modelling and data uncertainty. Visualization of spatial data. Decision making in a GIS context. Emphasis on interdisciplinary group project constructing a data base and maps involving several areas of expertise using popular GIS software.

    Prerequisites
    EGG 668, STA 751, and CS 733 or CS 432.

  
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    EGG 769 - Applied Modeling with Geographic Information Systems


    Credits 3

    Design and interfacing of civil engineering models of transportation and finite element, finite difference, and hydrologic models with geographic data base systems. Applications in general air, water, transportation, and land use management.

    Prerequisites
    EGG 768

  
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    EGG 795 - Special Topics


    Credits 3

    Directed research course under the supervision of a member of the graduate faculty culminating in a written paper.

    Notes
    May be repeated twice with permission of instructor and advisor.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing and permission of instructor.

  
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    EMBA 701 - Teamwork and Management Effectiveness


    Credits 2

    Examines why organizations increasingly adopting team-based work processes and circumstances where they are likely to be appropriate and effective. Mechanics of effective teamwork and team management. Includes effective team members and team leadership, organizational support for high performance teams, stages of team development and strategies for managing them, and issues pertaining to international teams.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 702 - Laws, Regulations and Ethics


    Credits 2

    Explores legal, regulatory and ethical issues which affect managers in their practice of business. Legal systems, philosophical approaches and practical applications.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 703 - Microeconomic Analysis for Business Decision Making


    Credits 2

    Uses economic analysis to understand crucial topics in business decision making, including: consumer behavior; supply and demand; choosing to input to minimize cost; product differentiation; firm behavior under different types of competition; pricing and advertising strategies; risk, uncertainty, and imperfect information; government regulation; labor issues; and mergers.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 704 - Technology Innovation: Theory and Practice


    Credits 2

    This course provides an in-depth look into the potential impacts of existing and emerging information technologies on contemporary business models through lecture, case analysis, and interaction with industry guest speakers. Potential impacts for both new and existing businesses will be discussed.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 705 - Applied Statistics


    Credits 2

    Effective business research and decision making with the aid of statistical analysis. Hands-on experience with computer spreadsheet software. Covers how to find, manage, analyze, interpret, and effectively present actual business and economic data.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 706 - Organizational Theory: Strategy Implementation Processes


    Credits 2

    Effective implementation of organizational decisions and strategies. Draws on scholarly research in sociology, psychology, anthropology, and a wide variety of related social sciences. Executive-level overview of organization theory.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

  
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    EMBA 707 - Financial Accounting for Managers


    Credits 2

    Examines process which determines economic impact of organization activities. Performance measurement, recording, and reporting. Focuses on methods and procedures that lend to the preparation of financial statements and reports to external audiences.

    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Executive MBA Program and approval of the Dean’s Office.

 

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