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Courses


 
  
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    PSY 101 - General Psychology


    Introduction to psychology including introductory treatment of sensation-perception-cognition, physiological psychology, learning, personality, development, social psychology, assessment, and history.

    Credits 3
  
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    PSY 102 - Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment


    Introduction to the problems of human adjustment. Intended as a practical course to teach students to apply psychological principles to everyday problems of individual and group living.

    Credits 3
  
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    PSY 200 - Introduction to the Psychology Major


    An introduction to the psychology major, including an overview of topics in psychology, careers in psychology, and preparation for advanced study such as graduate school.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites   .
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
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    PSY 201 - Development Across the Lifespan


    Overview of developmental psychology from a lifespan perspective, including physical, mental, social and emotional changes at all stages of life from conception to death.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 210 - Introduction to Statistical Methods


    Study and practice with statistical methods especially useful in the presentation and interpretation of psychological data.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites   and  ,  , or   or satisfactory placement on the mathematics pretest.
  
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    PSY 240 - Research Methods


    Critical examination of research methods in psychology, including experimental and quasi-experimental designs, correlational methods, clinical research techniques, natural observation, survey methods, and the phenomenological approach.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PSY 263 - Chicano/Latino Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 233.

    Examines the current psychological research and literature on the cultural, societal, historical, and political influences on the psychological well-being and characteristics of Chicanos/Latinos. Contextual issues include world views, values, beliefs, minority status, and the immigration experience.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 264 - African American Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 234.

    (Same as  ) Examines current psychological research and literature on the cultural, societal, historical, and political influences on the psychological well-being and characteristics of African Americans. Contextual issues include world views, values, beliefs, minority status, slavery, and oppression.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 299 - Special Topics


    Exploration of special topics of current interest.

    Credits (1-6)
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    PSY 303 - Foundations of Physiological Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 403.

    Introduction to the study of biological bases of behavior. The course covers the physiological mechanisms and behavior of complex organisms. Topics include sensory processes, sleep, learning, memory, and neurological disorders.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and either   or  .
  
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    PSY 305 - Foundations of Perception


    Formerly Listed as PSY 405.

    An introduction to the study of psychophysics, sensory systems, and perceptual phenomena and theories.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 316 - Foundations of Cognitive Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 416.

    An introduction to the theories and concepts of cognitive psychology, including attention, pattern recognition, memory, and language.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 330 - Foundations of Developmental Psychology: Infant & Child


    Formerly Listed as PSY 430.

    An introduction to the study of human development from conception to middle childhood. Topics include physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 341 - Foundations of Abnormal Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 441.

    An introduction to the psychology of abnormal behavior stressing symptomatology, etiology, dynamics, and problems in diagnosis.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 360 - Foundations of Social Psychology


    Formerly Listed as PSY 460.

    An introduction to social and group factors affecting individual behavior. Topics include social perception, opinions, attitudes, influence processes, and small group behavior.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 406 - Intermediate Statistics


    Theory and application of parametric and non-parametric statistical inference, including special correlation methods.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PSY 408 - History of Psychology


    Study of the history of psychology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PSY 412 - Motivation and Emotion


    Study of motivation and emotions in humans and animals, including arousal theories, reinforcement, and the physiological and cognitive bases of motivation and emotion.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 414 - Principles of Animal Behavior


    Derivation of general principles of behavior from a comparative and evolutionary study of species.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 417 - Psycholinguistics


    Examination of speech perception and language acquisition.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 418 - Applied Cognition


    Overview of basic research issues in cognitive psychology and how this research applies to the solution of real-world problems. Topics include attention, pattern recognition, memory, language, problem solving, expertise, human-technology interaction, individual differences, and cognitive errors.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 420 - Psychology of Learning


    Analysis of the principles, theories, and phenomena of learning.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 421 - Behavior Modification


    Examination of the principles, techniques, and applications of the behavior change process.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 422 - Psychopharmacology of Abused Drugs


    Effects of abused drugs on the nervous system and behavior. After a study of the principles of neurotransmission, the general pharmacodynamic actions of drugs reviewed. Psychological effects of those drugs most commonly abused in contemporary society studied in detail.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 432 - Human Memory


    A study of the concepts, theories, and research in human memory.
     

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 433 - Culture and Personality


    Theories of the relationship between the psychological characteristics of the individual and the demands of the cultural milieu, the nature of human psychological plasticity, cultural forces operant in the formation of personality, and cross-cultural studies of personality.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and either   or  .
  
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    PSY 434 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence and Adulthood


    Study of human development from adolescence through adulthood.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 435 - Personality


    Study of personality as a psychological construct with emphasis on its structure, development, and measurement.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and either   or  .
  
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    PSY 437 - Humanistic Psychology


    Study of the human potential movement, models of psychological health, and the psychologist as a participant-observer, emphasizing the contributions of existentialism, phenomenology, and the romantic movement in literature to psychology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PSY 438 - Childhood Behavior Disorders


    Overview of primary psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence, including fear/anxiety, depression, hyperactivity, delinquency, and eating, elimination, and sleep disorders. Topics include epidemiology, etiology, assessment, and treatment. Related problems such as child abuse, divorce, and medical conditions discussed.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and either   or  .
  
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    PSY 442 - Psychology of Aging


    Exploration of the changes that occur in late adulthood. Areas of study include physiology, sensory and cognitive processes, personality, psychopathology, and death and dying.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 450 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology


    Application of psychology within government, business, and industry. Areas presented include personnel management, morale, organizational behavior, and human engineering.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PSY 451 - Basic Principles of Psychotherapy


    Study of theories and approaches to counseling and psychotherapy.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 464 - Group Process and Personal Growth


    Theoretical and experiential treatment of self awareness, self-other interactions, and group process.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 465 - Small Group Behavior


    Interdisciplinary study of the processes of influence, communication, and leadership in small groups.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 466 - Psychology of Sex


    Psychological, physiological, and comparative study of sexual behavior.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 467 - Psychology of Gender


    Same as  . Examination of gender - the “social role” of being male or female and the effects it has on people as individuals and as a society.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 469 - Psychology and the Legal System


    (Same as  .) Overview of the application of psychology to the criminal and civil justice systems and introduction to relevant case law. Topics include police psychology, eyewitness accuracy, jury decision-making, competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, civil commitment, violence risk assessment, correctional psychology, and juvenile justice.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or   and  .
  
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    PSY 470 - Health Psychology


    Overview of science and clinical practice of health psychology: promotion of health, treatment of illness, and psychosocial correlates of health and illness.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 481 - Principles of Psychological Assessment


    Theory, construction, and application of standard psychological tests.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,   and  .
  
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    PSY 495 - Seminar


    Explores a specific aspect of the advanced study of psychology. Students have a major responsibility for selection and presentation of topics.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites  ,  , and  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    PSY 496 - Advanced Independent Study


    Individual reading projects under the direction of a faculty member.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites Permission of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
    Notes Department approval must be obtained prior to registration.
  
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    PSY 497 - Supervised Field Experience


    Individual field experience under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Credits (1-5)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of five credits.
    Notes Department approval must be obtained prior to registration.
  
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    PSY 498 - Advanced Independent Research


    Individual research projects under the direction of a faculty member.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
    Notes Department approval must be obtained prior to registration.
  
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    PSY 499 - Advanced Special Topics


    Exploration of special topics in psychology.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites  ,  , and  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    PUA 230 - Introduction to Leadership Experience


    Formerly Listed as EDU 230

    Encourage analyzing of responsibilities and commitment in the context of leadership. An understanding leadership as a process, rather than a position will be developed and ways this varies from traditional leadership theories. Theories, concepts, and skills will be explored and will be asked to apply this knowledge to their own leadership philosophy.

    Credits 3
  
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    PUA 231 - Leadership Experience


    Formerly Listed as EDU 231.

    A survey of fundamental leadership theory and skills. Students will apply knowledge gained from the course directly to their roles as leaders on and off campus.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 241 - Survey of Public Administration


    Survey of the role of executive agencies in governmental processes. Focuses on bureaucratic procedures for planning, budgeting, utilizing personnel, communicating, and decision making.

    Credits 3
    Notes (Satisfies U.S. Constitution requirement.)
  
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    PUA 250 - Local Government Administration


    American local governments have changed tremendously over the years. Constantly evolving and always colorful, they provide an opportune research setting. Provides an in-depth study of the political processes and administrative procedures used in local governments. Comparative analysis of relevant actors and strategies across communities is incorporated.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 310 - Introduction to Policy Analysis


    Introduction to the “who, what, when, where, and why” of public policy and analysis. Examines policy making process, including federal, state, and intergovernmental decision making, and policy dilemmas in areas including health care, community development, and environment. Teaches basic policy analysis skills and the role of analysts in decision processes.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 381 - Global Leadership


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 381.

    Learning how to leading in a dynamic 21st century world means thinking broadly about diversity for leadership positions in a global world. Focuses on improving personal leadership skills and emphasizing the importance of leading consistently with the highest ethical principles and values.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PUA 382 - Leadership as Social Change


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 382.

    Leading in a dynamic 21st century world requires that leaders think broadly about issues related to social justice. Focuses on improving personal leadership skills and emphasize the importance of leading with the highest ethical principles and values.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PUA 385 - Conflict and the Role of Leadership


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 385.

     Introduction of concepts, theory and practice of the role of leader in conflict resolution, decreasing community conflict and understanding interpersonal conflict and the applications of these to historical and current leadership situations, specifically for the development of skills in mediation and a personal style of conflict resolution.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PUA 386 - Leadership, Facilitation, and Training


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 386.

    Develop core competencies in designing and facilitating structured group workshops. Students will explore and experience all aspects of a group workshop including conception of an idea through facilitation and evaluation. Multiple learning methods will be used including readings and lectures, however a large emphasis will be placed on experimental learning.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
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    PUA 387 - Leadership Capstone Experience


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 387.

    Explore and develop concepts of effective leadership as they relate to personal development. An experiential learning climate which includes a strong base knowledge of leadership theory including the role of values, ethics, communication, group dynamics, and diversity.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites    and  .
  
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    PUA 388 - Leadership Internship


    Formerly Listed as EDUC 388.

    Students enrolled in this internship course will further develop their knowledge and skills in leadership through pracitcal experiences. It requires students to complete 100 (3 credits) clock hours of work onsite, either at UNLV or at an approved organization or community agency.

    Credits 3-6
    Prerequisites   and  .
    Internship experience may be repeated twice for no more than six credits, however only 3 credits will apply to minor.
    Notes Students must apply prior to enrolling.
  
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    PUA 403 - Risk Management in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors


    The purpose of this course is to look at risk from a variety of perspectives. Students learn to analyze and manage risk, as well as how to integrate risk assessment methods into public and nonprofit management. The course also explores policy and management implications of failing to manage risk.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 404 - Risk Assessment and Risk Management


    General approaches to solving environmental risk problems. Students develop a “toolbox” of basic risk analysis and management methods, as well as the appropriate role of these methods in effective public and private decision making. Introduces risk analysis methods and explores policy implications of those methods.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 405 - Public Organizations


    Public sector organization and performance. Attention given to internal characteristics and dynamics and external public sector relations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 410 - Research Methods for Public Administration


    Emphasizes research tools for monitoring public sector administrative programs and program impacts. Gives attention to the special applications of data collection and analysis when data is collected from public sector agencies and governmental sources or consists of program measurements in order to monitor agency activity and program impacts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Junior standing.
  
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    PUA 420 - Public Personnel Administration


    Examines the personnel function in government. Unique aspects of labor practices and labor relations in the public sector treated, along with state and federal regulations guiding the public employer. Impact of the political context upon civil service and merit system considered.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 421 - Computer Technology in Government


    Introduces computer-based information systems from the perspective of public sector applications in a non-technical manner. Presents the history of computing and studies the advent of applications for the public sector including financial reporting, public safety, knowledge-support systems, and geographic information systems. Web-based applications explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 422 - Leadership of Public Bureaucracies


    Provides an overview of different perspectives and theories of leadership and discusses a new model of leadership for the public sector. Focus is given to leadership functions in response to the current challenges facing bureaucracies.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 423 - Ethics in Public Administration


    Exploration of ethical issues facing public administrators. Examines philosophical foundations of ethics as well as contemporary case studies of ethical problems such as gift giving, nepotism, privacy and secrecy, whistleblowing activity and protections. Attention is given to codes of ethics and training for administrators.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 424 - Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Public and Nonprofit Organizations


    Provides an introduction to the basic concepts of fraud, waste and abuse in public and nonprofit organizations. The course examines ways to recognize, address, and examine fraudulent activities at different organizational levels and the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on public and nonprofit organizations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 425 - Public Budgeting and Finance


    Study of the budgeting process and politics of budgeting in executive agencies, with special attention to the policy-making phase of the budget cycle. Agency interactions with the legislative branch and the chief executive also considered. Analysis of alternative revenue sources and the role of government in the economy.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 440 - Intergovernmental Relations


    Provides and introduction to the basic concepts and issues of intergovernmental relations and American federalism. Emphasis is on the relationships among national, state, and local governments; the grant-in-aid system; and revenue sharing among different units of government. Both vertical and horizontal dimensions of intergovernmental relations will be considered. Additionally, the course explores the dynamics of American intergovernmental relations with emphasis on recent literature and contemporary policy issues, such as emergency response, education policy, social services, and economic development.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 450 - Policy for Public Administrators


    Examines the policy making process in terms of its governmental structure and formal and informal actors. Different theoretical perspectives concerning policy making are explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    PUA 490 - Seminar in Public Administration


    Synthesis of administrative concepts through an examination of selected topics and case studies. Students prepare research projects for analysis by the seminar group.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Junior or senior standing.
  
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    PUA 498 - Independent Study


    Students work with a member of the public administration faculty on an area of concern to public administration and prepare a research paper.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Six credits in PUA.
  
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    RAD 100 - Introduction to Medical Imaging


    Medical imaging in radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and angiography. Emphasis on medical terminology, medical ethics, jurisprudence, professional organizations, radiation protection, and medical terminology.

    Credits 3
  
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    RAD 102 - Radiation Science


    (Same as HPS 102.) Principles of radiation science and safety including interactions of radiation with matter, radiation quantities and protection standards, dosimetry, radioactive decay, and biological effects of radiation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites MATH 124.
  
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    RAD 117 - Patient Care in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy


    Patient care practices in medical imaging, including ethical, legal, professional and administrative issues. Demonstrates specific patient care techniques.

    Credits 3
  
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    RAD 330 - Radiography Clinical Education I


    Formerly Listed as RAD 130.

    Clinical practicum providing experience in patient care, film processing and management, legal and administrative responsibilities, and radiography of the thorax, and abdomen. Includes introduction to radiography of the skeleton.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  ,  ,   as well as formal admission to the radiography program.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
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    RAD 331 - Radiography Clinical Education II


    Formerly Listed as RAD 231.

    Continued clinical practicum providing experience in radiography.

    Credits 3 or 6
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
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    RAD 332 - Radiography Clinical Education III


    Formerly Listed as RAD 232.

    Continued clinical practicum providing experience in radiography including fluoroscopy of the digestive tract

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites  .
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
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    RAD 333 - Radiography Clinical Education IV


    Formerly Listed as RAD 233.

    Continued clinical practicum providing experience in radiography including the cervical spine.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites  .
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
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    RAD 334 - Radiography Clinical Education V


    Formerly Listed as RAD 234.

    Continued clinical practicum providing experience in radiography including operating room imaging.

    Credits (3-6)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    RAD 350 - Physics of X-Ray Production


    Formerly Listed as RAD 150.

    Study of x-ray machinery including the x-ray tube, transformers, recifiers, and circuits. There is an emphasis on the theory of x-ray production including the factors which contribute to image resolution.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    RAD 351 - Physics of X-Ray Production Laboratory


    Formerly Listed as RAD 151.

    Three-hour laboratory course with experiments on magnetism, electromagnetism, x-ray circuitry, image resolution and processing factors. To be taken concurrently with RAD 350.

    Credits 1
    Corequisites  .
  
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    RAD 354 - Radiographic Quality Assurance and Techniques


    Formerly Listed as RAD 254.

    Detailed study of the factors contributing to image quality. Explanation of the various quality assurance tests used for radiographic equipment to maintain consistency in image quality.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites  .
  
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    RAD 370 - Radiographic Procedures I


    Formerly Listed as RAD 170.

    Study of radiographic terminology related to body mechanics and positioning. Introduction to factors relating to image quality and radiation protection. Anatomical study of and radiographic positioning parameters of the appendicular skeleton, thoracic and abdominal viscera, as well as the digestive tract. Introduction to factors affecting film quality and radiation protection. Lectures include radiographic positioning and anatomy of the extremities including the shoulder and pelvic girdles and the thoracic viscera and digestive tract.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   ,  . Formal admission to the radiography program.
  
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    RAD 371 - Radiographic Procedures Skill Laboratory I


    Formerly Listed as RAD 171.

    Introduction to exposure factors relating to image quality through phantom radiography. Peer positioning of the appendicular skeleton, thoracic and abdominal viscera, as well as the digestive tract. Analysis of film critique and anatomy recognition. Must be taken concurrently with RAD 370.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Formal admission to the radiography program.
    Notes Must be taken concurrently with RAD 370.
  
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    RAD 372 - Radiographic Procedures II


    Formerly Listed as RAD 172.

    Study of iodinated contrast use and adverse effects. Anatomical study, radiographic positioning and procedures related to the urinary and biliary system. Anatomical study and radiographic positioning parameters related to the bony thorax, vertebral column, cranium, and facial bones. Introduction to advances modalities including CT, MRI, Mammography, and Interventional Radiology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  ,  .
  
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    RAD 373 - Radiographic Procedures Skills Laboratory II


    Formerly Listed as RAD 173.

    Peer radiographic positioning of the urinary system, vertebral column, cranium, and facial bones. Practical application of C-arm operation. Analysis of film critique and anatomy recognition.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites   and  .
    Notes Must be taken concurrently with RAD 372.
  
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    RAD 474 - Radiographic and Special Imaging Pathology


    Formerly Listed as RAD 274.

    Recognition of radiographic and special imaging pathology such as those seen on CT and MRI with an emphasis on etiology. Pathology subjects include skeletal, neuro, thoracic and abdominal viscera. Multiple radiologist lectures augment the textbook study of various pathological situations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    RAD 483 - Principles of Advanced Imaging


    Introduction to some of the advanced modalities available in radiology. Modalities include CT, MRI, Interventional Radiology, and Radiation Therapy. Topics for each modality will include patient care, instrumentation, image processing, and application.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites RAD 432, and  . Formal admission to the radiography program.
  
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    RAD 484 - Principles of Digital Imaging


    Detailed study of the production of digital radiographic images. Includes demonstration of equipment and proper utilization with an emphasis on radiation protection.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites RAD 432, and  . Formal admission to the radiography program.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Six hours practicum, one hour lecture.
  
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    RAD 486 - Ethics and Medical Law in Radiology


    Lectures and classroom discussion on laws associated with medical imaging. Topics include liability, HIPPA, and malpractice. In addition, discussions about various scenarios which can challenge the ethical code for radiographers and how these scenarios should be handled.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites RAD 432 and formal admission to the radiography program.
  
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    RAD 490 - Independent Study in Radiography


    Independent study and/or research in radiography or a related area.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    RE 130 - Introduction to Real Estate


    Economic, legal, financial, marketing, managerial, and operational aspects of real estate.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Sophomore standing.
  
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    RE 332 - Real Estate Finance


    Sources of funds, procedures for making and servicing loans, economic aspects of real estate financing, laws relating to ownership, zoning and transfer of real property.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .                 
  
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    RE 333 - Real Estate Valuation


    The appraisal process and theory and techniques of residential and income property appraisal. Sales comparison, cost and income approaches to valuation examined, evaluated, and applied to valuation situations. Function and role of the real estate appraiser.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
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    RE 334 - Real Estate Investment


    Process and techniques of analyzing real property as an investment medium. Effects of market conditions and government policies upon real estate investment.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
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    RE 451 - Real Estate Development


    Evaluates “ground-up” development. Starting from an analysis of raw land different product types such as retail, office, single-family residential, multi-family, and industrial as well as specialty types (golf courses, assisted living) are discussed in terms of inception of an idea, site selection and analysis, market research, and feasibility, public regulations, contractual and commitment issues, construction process, asset management, and risk management.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admissions to a business major/junior standing,  , and six credit hours of RE 300-level courses.
  
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    RE 452 - Real Estate Development II


    Case study course oriented to the types of commercial real estate projects discussed in RE 451. Students will review real estate development utilizing the case study method. Lectures may be supplemented with guest speakers from the community focusing on different types of real estate development.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
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    RE 481 - Real Estate Internship


    Supervised on-site practical and professional learning experience in various participating local real estate enterprises, culminating in a written report.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to the major, minimum 3.00 overall GPA, and minimum 3.00 major GPA with at least nine credit hours of RE 300-level courses completed.
  
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    RE 490 - Real Estate Independent Study


    Study and research in the field of real estate.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites A 3.00 GPA, admission to the major, senior standing and completion of nine credit hours of courses within the major.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
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    RE 495 - Current Topics in Real Estate


    Analysis of current topics in real estate issues such as valuation, finance, and investment.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Business major/senior standing,  , and six credit hours of RE 300-level courses.
  
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    SCI 101 - Introduction to the University for Science Majors


    SCI 101 is a first year course (fulfills First Year Seminar requirement) designed to foster understanding of scientific methodology, discourse, and ethics, develop analytical and critical thinking skills, and to help students explore, discover, and connect with the university and its academic and scientific resources.

    Credits 2
 

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