Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog June 1, 2021- May 31, 2022 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog June 1, 2021- May 31, 2022

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I

    (3)
    The study of fundamental accounting theory and procedures, including the organization of accounts, the accounting cycle, time value of money concepts, and the preparation of financial statements for sole proprietorships and corporations.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 206 Principles of Accounting II

    (3)
    Prerequisites:  
    Further fundamental study of the accounting process as applied to preparation of the financial statements (cash flows), manufacturing accounting, and managerial accounting issues.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 303 Accounting Regulations

    (3)
    Prerequisites: BGEN 301 
    An in-depth review of legal concepts with specific emphasis on those areas of Business Law encountered by CPAs.


    Note: This Course restricted to students who have been accepted into the Department of Business or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I

    (3)
    Prerequisites:    (grade of C or better).
    A detailed study of the theoretical and practical aspects of financial accounting, including financial statements and valuation of assets.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 305  (grade of C or better).
    The continuation of the study of financial accounting. Topics include: liabilities, stockholder equity, pensions, leases, and income tax.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 310 Federal and State Taxation I

    (3)
    This course introduces the basic concepts of individual federal taxation. It focuses on principles and techniques of federal taxable and nontaxable events, the computation of tax liability, basis, credits available, exclusions and deductions. Students are required to complete tax returns.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 311 Federal and State Taxation II

    (3)
    Prerequisites:  
    An analysis of the principles of federal tax for corporations, partnerships, and LLC’s. Also an introduction to gift and estate taxation and sales and use taxes.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 315 Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting

    (3)


    Prerequisites:   (grade of C or better).

     
    A study of the preparation and use of accounting information in the financial management of governmental and nonprofit entities.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.

(3)
  
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    ACCT 316 Accounting & Business Data Analytics

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 206 , BGEN 202  or consent of instructor.
    Selected topics in the contemporary accounting environment will be explored. Focus on analyzing accounting data and decision making based on outcomes of analysis.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 318 Cost Accounting

    (3)
    Prerequisites:   (grade of C or better).
    A study of the traditional costing systems for manufacturing enterprises, including job order, process, and standard costing as well as modern approaches in a just-in-time, world-class environment. Application of budgets and various analyses for manufacturing and service enterprises.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 320 Special Topics: Accounting

    (1-3)
    .


(1-3)
  
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    ACCT 401 Auditing

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 305  and ACCT 306 .
    An introduction to auditing principles, standards, and procedures used in independent and internal auditing.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 403 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 305  or consent of instructor. 
    Selected topics in the contemporary accounting environment will be explored. Focus on types of accounting fraud, characteristics leading to accounting fraud, regulations aimed at reducing occurrence of accounting fraud, and detection/correction of accounting fraud.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 405 Advanced Accounting

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 306 .
    The in-depth study of partnership operations, partnership and corporate liquidations, reorganization and debt restructuring, business combinations and consolidated financial statements.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 415 Accounting Information Systems

    (3)


    Prerequisites:   (grade of C or better) and BGEN 222 

     
    Introduction to accounting systems. Emphasis on design, application, and implementation of accounting systems with attention to internal control and the audit trail. Usage of various software packages to complete, manage, and operate a simulated professional accounting environment.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.

(3)
  
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    ACCT 417 VITA Experience

    (3)
    Co-requisites: ACCT 417L  .

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers supervised work-training in the IRS VITA and Tax Counseling (TCE) programs.  The course offers a significant educational experience by providing hands-on exposure in the field of income tax and tax return preparation.  Students must earn the IRS Certification to participate in the VITA program and must contribute services in all scheduled VITA sessions. The course goals are completed by April 15.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 417L VITA Experience Lab

    (0)
    Co-requisites: ACCT 417 

    This lab is required to fulfill the requirements of the VITA Experience class.


(0)
  
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    ACCT 420 Special Topics: Accounting

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Based upon course content, the instructor will determine required prerequisite(s).
    Selected topics in the contemporary accounting environment will be explored.


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.
(3)
  
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    ACCT 440 Independent Study: Accounting

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Academic GPA of 3.0, upper level standing in business, and Department approval of study documentation.
    An independent study course is defined as an area of study or research necessitating a high level of self-directed learning, and is an opportunity for the student to enroll in a course of intensified study of a subject (mutually agreed upon by the student and the instructor) not normally covered in other courses. In this course, students will be required to read, conduct research, complete written examinations, reports, projects, research papers, portfolios, or similar assignments that are designed to measure competency in the stated educational objectives. Accounting courses currently offered through formal instruction, or a new topic within the accounting field not listed in the Course Catalog, can both be selected for independent study by a special arrangement with the instructor and approval by the department chair.


(3)
  
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    ACCT 450 Internship: Accounting

    (1-6)


    Prerequisites: BGEN 222 , BGEN 205 , ACCT 306 , junior class standing; 2.50 GPA earned at Concord. Available to students whether or not they have had prior work is given. Offered only as pass/fail and contingent upon availability of appropriate placement.
    A supervised accounting internship, full or part-time, in any of the following: accounting firms, companies, governments, or not-for-profit organizations. (1-6 credit hours, total hours earned to be pre-approved by the coordinator upon receipt of Accounting-Related Learning Objectives submitted by the employer). This course provides the students with the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to practical situations in an organizational setting. Internships must be completed during the semester in which the student has registered, without exception.

     


    Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted as business students or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.

(1-6)
  
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    ACCT 470 Research: Accounting

    (1-3)
    This research in accounting course will emphasize various topics and independent research schemas as defined by the instructor. Projects will be developed and completed by the student under direction of a faculty advisor, and research projects and/or written papers will be required.


(1-3)

Appalachian Studies

  
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    APST 101 Introduction to Appalachian Studies

    (3)
    Explores the historical and contemporary regional identity of Appalachia and its place in American society.


(3)
  
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    APST 102 Appalachian Literature

    (1)
       


    Also listed as: ENGL 225 .
(1)
  
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    APST 103 Introduction to the Folk Music of Appalachia

    (1)
    An examination of the importance, form, structure, and instruments of Appalachian Folk Music. Both recorded music and live performances are used to illustrate the elements of the music.


(1)
  
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    APST 104 Appalachian Traditional Dances

    (1)
    An introduction to country dances and group dances other than square.


    Note: (F, S)
(1)
  
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    APST 201 Introduction to the Collection of Oral History

    (1)
    An introduction to the objectives and techniques of collecting oral history. Students will be required to participate in collection activities.


(1)
  
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    APST 220 Special Topics

    (1-3)
    Provides concentrated study on a specific topic relating to the Appalachians. It may be repeated for credit, and the title of the special topic will be indicated on the student’s transcript. Example of special studies include Introduction to Appalachian Folk Arts and Crafts, The Black Experience in Appalachia, Appalachian Culture, Economic Problems of the Appalachians, Local Flora (also listed as BIOL 265 ), Human Diversity (also listed as SOWK 302 ), and West Virginia History, Geography, and Government (also listed as HIST 307  and POSC 307 ).


    Also listed as: BIOL 265 , SOWK 302 , HIST 307  and POSC 307 .
(1-3)
  
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    APST 255 Regional Studies

    (3)
    Regional studies focus on selected portions of the Earth’s surface and the interdependency of nations.  Regional geography courses prepare students to be aware of and understand people culturally different from themselves.  Courses include the following:  Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Asia, the Appalachians, Latin America, the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, and North America.  Regional courses may be taken repeatedly for credit, so long as there is no duplication of the area studied.  Region of study will be reported on the student’s transcript.


(3)
  
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    APST 300 Appalachian Biogeography

    (3)
    Please see the course description for BIOL 213 .


    Also listed as: BIOL 233 Ornithology  
(3)
  
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    APST 330 Appalachian Trails

    (1)
    Includes a review of the history, purpose and location of the Appalachian Trail, as well as trail hiking in general. Preparation, equipment and supplies for hiking and backpacking will be discussed. Participation in an overnight hike on the Appalachian Trail is required.


(1)
  
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    APST 350 Appalachian Writers

    (1)
    See Languages and Literature mini-courses.


(1)
  
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    APST 440 Independent Study

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 hours of course work completed in the discipline and consent of instructor and department chairperson.
    Application must be made and approved by a committee before the student can register for the independent study.  Applications may be picked up from the department chairperson.


    Note: Repeatable for credit.
(3)
  
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    APST 455 Special Studies in Appalachia

    (1)
    Provides concentrated study on a specific Appalachian Studies topic. May be repeated for credit and the title of the special study will be included on the student’s transcript. Courses include: Rock Climbing, Appalachian Archeology, Planning, Ultimate Frisbee, Latin for Beginners, Handgun Safety, and Appalachian Horsemanship.


(1)
  
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    APST 480 Honors Courses

    (3)
    Juniors and seniors who qualify for Honors Courses are offered the opportunity to study apart from conventional classroom work. Interested students should contact the Department Chairperson for further information.


(3)
  
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    APST 481 Honors Courses

    (3)
    Juniors and seniors who qualify for Honors Courses are offered the opportunity to study apart from conventional classroom work. Interested students should contact the Department Chairperson for further information.


(3)

Art

  
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    ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts

    (3)
    Introduction to Visual arts is a study of the visual arts (painting and sculpture, crafts, architecture and design, photography, film and video) and their relationships to other human activities, emphasizing the arts of this century. This course can be used to satisfy the Fine Arts requirement of in the General Education Program. A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 103 Drawing I

    (3)
    Introduction to basic drawing techniques and media. Entering art majors are to enroll their first semester.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 104 Drawing II

    (3)
    Further exploration of drawing techniques and media.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 105 Design I

    (3)
    Design on the two-dimensional surface: elements of form related to increasingly complex concepts of space, color, and design. Entering art majors are to enroll their first semester.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 106 Basic Computer Graphics

    (3)
    Basic Computer Graphics is an introductory course that provides participants with software skills and methods used to prepare artwork for commercial reproduction. Students will apply basic concepts of industry standard software. This course can be used to satisfy the Fine Arts requirement of in the General Education Program.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 200 Art for the Classroom Teacher

    (1)
    This course is intended to familiarize students with media and techniques pertaining to Art within the public school system. This course is an introduction to Art Education theory.


(1)
  
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    ART 202 Design II

    (3)
    An exploration of the elements and principles of design with emphasis on three-dimensional work.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 204 Painting I

    (3)
    Introduction to basic painting media with primary concentration in oil and acrylics.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 205 Ceramics I

    (3)
    An introduction to the basic forming methods (hand-building and potter’s wheels), through the design and execution of various functional and sculptural projects; glazing and kiln firing techniques; historical and contemporary trends. A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 215 Life Drawing

    (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 103  
    A drawing course emphasizing the study of the human form and drawing from live models. May be used in place of ART 104, Drawing II. A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 216 Photography I

    (3)
    An introductory photography class open to general admissions. An introduction to photographic equipment, techniques and designs; explorations in digital photographyA grade of a C or better is required for credit for art majors. 
     


    Note: Students are expected to have their own DSLR camera and supplies. 
(3)
  
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    ART 221 Art History I

    (3)
    The development of art from its early origins to the fifteenth century.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 222 Basic Production Techniques

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 103 , ART 105 , and ART 106 , and/or consent of instructor.
    This course covers production techniques for professional printing of commercial art/graphic design along with an introduction to the basic advertising design practices. A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 223 Typography

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 103 , ART 105 , and ART 106 . 
    The class will review and study typography techniques, styles, trends, and lettering practices. Students will create computer-based projects based on typography.  A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 229 Basic Illustration Techniques

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 103 ART 105 , and ART 106  or consent of instructor.
    This class will focus on techniques for illustration, emphasizing rendering techniques in various traditional media and software.   A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 303 Jewelry I

    (3)
    Introduction to jewelry design and techniques. Not offered on a regular basis.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 304 Water-Color Painting

    (3)
    A basic course in water-color painting. The student will be introduced to different watercolor techniques and tools.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 307 Sculpture I

    (3)
    An introduction to sculptural design and construction techniques, using a variety of media; discussions of contemporary and historical examples.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 308 Printmaking I

    (3)
    An introduction to printmaking.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 328 Graphic Techniques

    (3)
    Prerequisites: C or better in ART 103 , ART 104 ART 105 , ART 106 , ART 202 ART 222 , ART 223 , and ART 229  or consent of instructor.
    This course helps undergraduate students build upon their current foundation of graphic skills and learn how to prepare computer files for commercial reproduction. This course covers: requirements of modern printing, image quality, dpi sizing, color correction, proofing, and file handling.   A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 329 Advanced Illustration

    (3)
    Prerequisites: C or better in ART 103 , ART 106 , and ART 229 ; previous or concurrent enrollment in   or ART 331 .
    This course will review illustration methods and problem solving in various media, including computer graphics, as applied to specific aspects of visual communication.  Client work may be offered to students as class projects.  A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 331 Art History II

    (3)
    A study of art from the sixteenth century to the present.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 359 Studies in Computer Graphics

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 103 , ART 104 , ART 105 ART 106 , ART 202 ART 222 , ART 223 , and ART 229   or consent of instructor.
    This course helps undergraduate students build upon their current foundation of graphic skills and learn how to develop a professional resume and portfolio.  A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors. 


(3)
  
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    ART 361 Web Design

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 106  or consent of instructor.
    This course allows students to obtain foundational knowledge to build websites. Students will explore approaches for visually effective web sites. Students will create a personal web site ready to publish.  A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 402 Advanced Advertising Design

    (3)
    Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 329 , and ART 328 , or consent of instructor.
    Media in both web design and print production are explored.  Creative judgment, technical facility, including proficiency in advanced computer graphics are emphasized. The student will become familiar with the production of advertising campaigns, corporate image designs, unification of brand images and advanced design, web design and printing techniques. A final project presentation to client(s) is required for a final grade. A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(3)
  
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    ART 420 Special Topics

    (1-3)
    .


(1-3)
  
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    ART 424 Advanced Studies in Visual Arts

    (1-6)
    Prerequisites: Introductory course for the corresponding art medium or consent of instructor, and overall GPA of at least 2.50.
    Under one general heading, a variety of courses are available to meet requirements in the visual arts. Advanced Studies in Visual Arts is a continuation of principles introduced in lower division courses with increasing emphasis on independent projects. Each of these courses requires a high degree of commitment and self-discipline on the part of the student due to the rigorous curriculum and the individualized course structure. The student will focus attention on one of the specific areas listed below. Topics of study will be indicated on the student’s transcript. The emphasis of study may be divided into the following topics or areas of concentration: Art History, Sculpture, Painting, Advertising/ Graphic Design, Illustration, Jewelry, Ceramics, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography. Upon registering for any Advanced Studies course, the student must submit a written proposal outlining the project and anticipated research methods to an appropriate art faculty member. The faculty member will be responsible for the evaluation of the project and a grade assignment at the conclusion of the semester.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.


(1-6)
  
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    ART 430 Seminar

    (1)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
    The Senior Seminar facilitates the Senior Art Exhibition required for the Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Graphic Design and Studio Art. The course will guide students throughout the process of preparing, installing, and supporting the completed Senior Art Exhibition.  This course is mandatory for the completion of the capstone experience. A grade of a C or better is required for credit for Studio or Advertising/Graphic Design majors.


(1)
  
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    ART 450 Advertising/Graphic Design Internship

    (1-6)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
    Arts Internship is a culmination of studies in the Programs of Art.  Students will serve at a workplace utilizing their Art or Graphic Design abilities to demonstrate their proficiency of skills, knowledge and attitudes presented in the programs.


(1-6)

Athletic Training

  
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    AT 220 Athletic Training Special Topics

    (1-3)
    A specialized study of various topics and problems in the field of athletic training.  Each offering of the course will be planned around a separate and different topic, chosen and designed by the individual instructor.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 230 Athletic Training Seminar

    (1-3)
    On various topics in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 240 Independent Study

    (1-3)
    Consists of advanced study, reading, and/or research in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 250 Athletic Training Internships

    (1-6)
    Provides students with opportunities to develop skills, knowledge, theories, and techniques with procedures from the class-work applied to field situations.  Must be approved by faculty supervisor.


(1-6)
  
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    AT 320 Athletic Training Special Topics

    (1-3)
    A specialized study of various topics and problems in the field of athletic training.  Each offering of the course will be planned around a separate and different topic, chosen and designed by the individual instructor.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 330 Athletic Training Seminar

    (1-3)
    On various topics in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 332 Therapeutic Exercises II

    (4)
    Prerequisites: EXSS 405  
    Co-requisites: AT 332L  

    This course expands on the informational theory presented in AT 329 and explores the application of therapeutic exercises, manual therapies, and exercise and rehabilitation equipment used in the sports medicine setting for rehabilitation and reconditioning of orthopedic injuries.  Emphasis is placed on injury and body part specific development of rehabilitative exercises and protocols.


    Three (3) hours lecture.
(4)
  
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    AT 332L Therapeutic Exercises II Lab

    (0)
    Prerequisites: AT 329  and AT 329L  
    Co-requisites: AT 332  

    This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to practice the therapeutic exercises, manual therapies, and exercise and rehabilitation equipment used in the sports medicine setting for rehabilitation and reconditioning of orthopedic injuries in direct conjunction with the development and implementation of specific injury and body part rehabilitative exercises and protocols.


    Two (2) hours lab.
(0)
  
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    AT 340 Independent Study

    (1-3)
    Consists of advanced study, reading, and/or research in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 350 Athletic Training Internships

    (1-6)
    Provides students with opportunities to develop skills, knowledge, theories, and techniques with procedures from the class-work applied to field situations.  Must be approved by faculty supervisor.


(1-6)
  
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    AT 406 Organization and Administration in Sports Medicine

    (2)
    Prerequisites: AT 126  and AT 242 
    This course is a study of the concepts of health care organization and administration relative to athletic training. The course will discuss such topics as legal liability, fiscal management, facilities operation, personnel supervision, public relations and organizational structures.


    Two (2) hours lecture.
(2)
  
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    AT 420 Athletic Training Special Topics

    (1-3)
    Prerequisites: AT 4601 
    This course examines special topics pertaining to the field of athletic training and sports medicine.  Topics may include the female in athletics, sports nutrition, equipment utilization, and/or other advanced topics in athletic training identified by students.  This course also begins preparation for students taking the BOC Examination.


    Two (2) hours lecture.
(1-3)
  
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    AT 430 Athletic Training Seminar

    (1-3)
    On various topics in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 440 Independent Study

    (1-3)
    Consists of advanced study, reading, and/or research in athletic training.


(1-3)
  
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    AT 444 Therapeutic & Psychosocial Intervention in Athletic Training

    (2)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 335  and BIOL 335L, or consent of instructor.
    This course explains the use and theory of therapeutic interventions for sports related injuries and illnesses. The course will provide information that will explain the theory and principle behind pharmacological and psychosocial intervention. This course will help students to integrate concepts already introduced relating to therapeutic modalities, and therapeutic exercise with the new strategies in therapeutic and psychosocial interventions, thus allowing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills crucial in the development of comprehensive treatment programs to address the injuries and illnesses that athletic trainers deal with on a consistent basis.


    Two (2) hours lecture.
(2)
  
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    AT 449 General Medical Conditions in Sports Medicine

    (3)


    Prerequisites: AT 236 , AT 236L , AT 237 , and AT 237L .

     
    This course focuses on clinical signs and symptoms of pathology, which will allow the practicing athletic trainer to recognize systemic illnesses and injuries. This course introduces the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and differentiate signs and symptoms produced by systemic disease. Organized by the major body systems including: diseases of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological, psychological and immunological systems.


    Three (3) hours lecture.

(3)
  
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    AT 475 Research Methods in Athletic Training

    (2)
    Prerequisites: AT 406 , AT 449 
    Co-requisites: AT 4602 , AT 420 

    This course is designed to develop an appreciation for the importance and need for quality research in the sports medicine/athletic training profession.  Included in the course will be an orientation to the methods and procedures utilized in sports medicine/athletic training research, while emphasizing basic principles for conducting research, and for interpreting and critically reviewing articles representative of the sports medicine/athletic training profession.


    (Two hours lecture)
(2)
  
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    AT 501 Evaluation of Head, Neck, Trunk and Spine

    (3)
    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 

    This course entails the study of evaluation techniques of injuries to the head, neck, trunk and spine. Review of anatomy, injury recognition, muscle testing, treatment protocols and preventative measures are also examined.


(3)
  
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    AT 501L Evaluation of Head, Neck, Trunk and Spine Lab

    (0)
    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 , and AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 

    This course entails the study of evaluation techniques of injuries to the head, neck, trunk and spine. Specifically, laboratory sessions are designed to introduce the learner to observation, palpation, manual muscle testing, range of motion, and special testing procedures utilized when evaluating injuries of the head, neck, trunk, and spine.


(0)
  
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    AT 502 Evaluation of Lower Extremity Injuries

    (4)
    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 .

    This course entails the study of evaluation techniques of injuries to the lower extremities. Review of anatomy, injury recognition, muscle testing, treatment protocols and preventative measures are also examined. Evidence-based medicine is the basis for evaluation techniques and is practiced in course requirements.


(4)
  
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    AT 502L Evaluation of Lower Extremity Injuries Lab

    (0)
    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 

    This course provides the learner with a practical application of concepts and techniques regarding the evaluation of injuries to the lower extremities. Specifically, laboratory sessions are designed to introduce the learner to observation, palpation, manual muscle testing, range of motion, and special testing procedures utilized when evaluating injuries of the lower extremities.  Skills taught are supported by evidence-based medicine.


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    AT 503 Evaluation of Upper Extremity Injuries

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 
    Co-requisites: AT 503L AT 504 /AT 504L AT 512 /AT 512L AT 513 /AT 513L AT 562 .

    This course entails the study of evaluation techniques of injuries to the upper extremities. Review of anatomy, injury recognition, muscle testing, treatment protocols and preventative measures are also examined. Evidence-based medicine is the basis for course content and is a component of course requirements.


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    AT 503L Evaluation of Upper Extremity Injuries Lab

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 
    Co-requisites: AT 503 AT 504 /AT 504L AT 512 /AT 512L AT 513 /AT 513L AT 562 

    This course provides the learner with a practical application of concepts and techniques regarding the evaluation of injuries to the upper extremities. Specifically, laboratory sessions are designed to introduce the learner to observation, palpation, manual muscle testing, range of motion, and special testing procedures utilized when evaluating injuries of the upper extremities.


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    AT 504 General Medical, Pharmacological, and Radiological Concerns in Athletic Training I

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L AT 504L AT 512 /AT 512L AT 513 /AT 513L AT 562 

    This course focuses on identifying and managing clinical pathologies, including systemic conditions, injuries, and illnesses that may affect participation and the general well-being of the physically active patient. Content includes recognizing and differentiating signs and symptoms, emergency care, referral, radiological interpretation, and pharmacological concerns. Emphasis is placed on the immune, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems.


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    AT 504L General Medical, Pharmacological, and Radiological Concerns in Athletic Training I Lab

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AL 561 
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L AT 504 AT 512 /AT 512L AT 513 /AT 513L AT 562 

    This lab focuses on developing the skills to identify, interpret and differentiate signs and symptoms related to clinical pathologies, including systemic conditions, injuries, and illnesses that may affect participation and the general well-being of the physically active patient. Emphasis is placed on skills related to clinical evaluation, emergency care, and radiological interpretation of the immune, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems.


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    AT 511 Therapeutic Modalities I

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    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511L AT 561 

    This course explains the use and theory of therapeutic modalities used for rehabilitation in the health care setting. The course will provide information that will thoroughly explain the theory and principle behind therapeutic modality use.  Focus will be on thermal modalities.


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    AT 511L Therapeutic Modalities I Lab

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    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 AT 561 

    This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to practice the use of therapeutic modalities, as learned in the lecture portion of AT 511. The student will have the laboratory opportunity to observe, practice and initiate therapeutic modality usage for different therapeutic purposes in an injured person. This will enable the student to get the hands-on experience to assist in their development and application of previously learned skills. Focus will be on thermal modalities.


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    AT 512 Therapeutic Modalities II

    (3)
    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L AT 561 
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L AT 504 /AT 504L AT 512L AT 513 /AT 513L AT 562 

    This course explains the use and theory of therapeutic modalities used for rehabilitation in the health care setting. The course will provide information what will thoroughly explain the theory and principle behind therapeutic modality use.  Focus will be on electrical and mechanical modalities.


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    AT 512L Therapeutic Modalities II Lab

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L ; AT 502 /AT 502L ; AT 511 /AT 511L ; and AT 561  
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L ; AT 504 /AT 504L ; AT 512 ; AT 513 /AT 513L ; AT 562  

    This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to practice the use of therapeutic modalities, as learned in the lecture portion of AT 512.  The student will have the laboratory opportunity to observe, practice and initiate therapeutic modality usage for different therapeutic purposes in an injured person.  This will enable the student to get the hands-on experience to assist in their development and application of previously learned skills.  Focus will be on electrical and mechanical modalities.


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    AT 513L Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation I Lab

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    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L ; AT 502 /AT 502L ; AT 511 /AT 511L ; AT 561  
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L ; AT 504 /AT 504L ; AT 512 /AT 512L ;AT 513  

    This course is designed to give the student the opportunity to practice the various therapeutic exercise techniques, as learned in the lecture portion of AT 513.  The student will have the laboratory opportunity to observe and practice therapeutic exercises for different therapeutic purposes in an injured person.  This will enable the student to get the hands-on experience to assist in their development and application of previously learned skills.


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    AT 520 Position Statements and Trends in Athletic Training I

    (2)
    Prerequisites: Admission in the Graduate Athletic Training Program.
    Co-requisites: AT 570 

    This course provides a survey of National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statements and consensus statements and investigates how they impact athletic training practice.


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    AT 521 Position Statements and Trends in Athletic Training II

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    Prerequisites: AT 520 AT 570 

     
    Co-requisites: AT 560 AT 571  

     

    This course provides a survey of National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statements and consensus statements and investigates how they impact athletic training practice.


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    AT 560 Athletic Training Practicum and Seminar I

    (1)
    Prerequisites: AT 520 AT 570  
    Co-requisites: AT 521 AT 571  

    This hybrid course will have online instruction and pre-requisite tasks for students to complete at the beginning of the Summer II session before reporting to campus at the end of the Summer II session and up until the beginning of the fall semester. The on-campus portion of this course is a face-to-face intensive to prepare graduate athletic training students to assist health care personnel in caring for physically active patients. This course is designed to provide students with programmatic orientation information and assist in developing basic hands-on skills students will need to perform during patient interactions related to clinical experiences.


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    AT 561 Athletic Training Practicum and Seminar II

    (3)
    Prerequisites: AT 521 AT 560 , AT 571 
    Co-requisites: AT 501 /AT 501L AT 502 /AT 502L AT 511 /AT 511L 

    This practicum course provides students with clinical-based opportunities and experience in working with physically active patients. Students will be required to complete a minimum of 10 clinical hours per week while assigned to a clinical rotation. Classroom and laboratory sessions are designed to help the learner work towards mastery of specific educational competencies and clinical proficiencies. Competencies and proficiencies to be rehearsed and assessed will be linked to courses previously taken. Areas of emphasis will include health and wellness assessment, position statements, medical and orthopedic histories, anatomy and palpation, and evidence-based practice.


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    AT 562 Athletic Training Practicum and Seminar III

    (3)
    Prerequisites: AT 501 /AT 501L ; AT 502 /AT 502L ; AT 511 /AT 511L ; AT 561   
    Co-requisites: AT 503 /AT 503L ; AT 504 /AT 504L ; AT 512 /AT 512L ; AT 513 /AT 513L  

    This practicum course provides students with clinical-based opportunities and experience in working with physically active patients.  Students will be required to complete a minimum of 10 clinical hours per week while assigned to a clinical rotation.  Classroom and laboratory sessions are designed to help the learner towards mastery of specific educational competencies and clinical proficiencies.  Competencies and proficiencies to be rehearsed and assessed will be linked to courses previously taken.  Areas of emphasis will include head, neck, trunk, spine, and lower extremity evaluation.


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