Nov 16, 2018  
2009-2010 Bulletin 
    
2009-2010 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 
  
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    HK 207 - Skin and Scuba Diving

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HK 201 or its equivalent

    Instruction in the fundamental skills of diving with self-contained underwater breathing apparatus; progression according to ability of the student.

  
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    HK 208 - Advanced Diving/Rescue

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent

    Instruction in two certification levels: Advanced Open Water Diver and Rescue Diver. The standards and procedures are set by PADI.

  
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    HK 209 - Lifeguard Training

    Credits: 2

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HK 201 or its equivalent

    Instruction and certification in standard Red Cross Lifeguard Training.

    Note: This course will fulfill one hour of the university core requirement.

  
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    HK 231 - Intermediate Tennis

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HK 131 or its equivalent

    Development of skills; emphasis on singles and doubles play.

  
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    HK 248 - Techniques of Officiating Volleyball

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Laboratory (12)

    Study of rules and practice in techniques of officiating volleyball. National Federation Rules (high school). Officiating laboratory in intramural program.

  
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    HK 250 - Techniques of Officiating Basketball

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Laboratory (12)

    Study of rules and practice in techniques of officiating basketball, using Federation (high school) rules. Officiating laboratory in intramural program.

  
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    HK 252 - Techniques of Officiating Softball

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Laboratory (12)

    Study of rules and practice in techniques of officiating softball using National Federation rules. Officiating laboratory in intramural program.

  
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    HK 253 - Leadership in Community Recreation

    Credits: 3

    Leadership training for all phases of the community recreation program. Materials and methods of all types of activities are studied.

  
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    HK 260 - History and Principles of Physical Education

    Credits: 3

    A study of the philosophical, historical and sociocultural foundations of physical education; the role of sport and health promotion in contemporary life and examination of current physical education programs and purposes.

  
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    HK 285 - Technology in Exercise and Sport Sciences

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 157

    This course is designed to provide the exercise/health science majors additional experiences with personal computers and other current technology associated with the profession.

  
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    HK 299 - Special Topics in Health and Kinesiology

    Credits: 1-3

    Courses taught at irregular intervals or upon the demand of at least 10 students; course developed to meet special needs, times or current relevant topics in the Health and Kinesiology area. One hour activity offerings will count toward the HK core activity requirement.

  
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    HK 307 - Emergency Health Care

    Credits: 3

    Basic principles of handling medical emergencies. Recognition and treatment of common medical emergencies. Emphasis on safety in all situations. Standard Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification included.

  
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    HK 308 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and First Aid

    Credits: 3

    Three hours lecture and one laboratory hour a week

    Prerequisite: Biology 121

    The standard Red Cross course in First Aid is included. Techniques for care of typical injuries in athletics are studied and training programs for preventive care are included.

  
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    HK 308L - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries Laboratory

    Credits: 1

    Complements lectures in HK 308.

    Note: Must be taken concurrently with HK 308.

  
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    HK 313 - Water Safety Instructor’s Course

    Credits: 2

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HK 209

    Instruction and certification in standard Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course.

    Note: This course will fulfill one hour of the university core requirement.

  
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    HK 316 - Practicum in Health and Kinesiology

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HKC 140 or 150, HKC 147, HK 361w/lab

    Course is designed to provide observation and practice of leadership in a physical education program, recreation agency, or fitness facility. Emphasis is placed on assessment, goal setting, prescription of exercise, and/or experience in program development.

    Note: Approval by faculty advisor is mandatory before registration.

  
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    HK 320 - Camping and Outdoor Education

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Laboratory (22)

    The study of environmental concerns, conservation, and the balance of nature; specific techniques and skills include backpacking, orienteering, rappelling, canoeing, hunter safety and hunter skills.

  
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    HK 341 - Group Exercise Instruction

    Credits: 2

    Prerequisite: HKC 140, 150, or 144

    Emphasis is placed on physical fitness, improvement of dance skills and coordination, and opportunities for choreography and instruction of aerobic exercise routines.

  
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    HK 350 - Psychology of Exercise and Sport

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Psychology 101, 206

    The study of scientific research and empirical evidence relating to instructing individuals in exercise and/or sport; development of philosophical framework and psychological skills needed for successful motivation, communication, and leadership.

  
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    HK 351 - Materials and Methods of Teaching Physical Education and Health in the Elementary School

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: ED 300, 302

    Philosophy, techniques, materials, and activities essential for teaching physical education at the elementary school level.

  
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    HK 361 - Physiology of Exercise

    Credits: 4

    Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSB 120, 121

    Study of the energy systems and effect of physical exercise upon the muscular, circulatory, respiratory and nervous systems; relationship of strength, flexibility, endurance, fatigue, training, and nutrition to the efficiency of human, physical performance.

  
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    HK 361L - Physiology of Exercise Laboratory

    Credits: 0

    This is a lab component for HK 361, to be required of majors. It provides experiential activities which augment the lecture section.

  
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    HK 370 - Adapted Physical Education

    Credits: 3

    Principles, program and techniques in conducting physical activities for individuals with disabilities; adaptation of physical education content to special needs of exceptional children; theory and practice in teaching motor skills to the disabled.

  
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    HK 371 - Motor Development

    Credits: 3

    The study of motor development and correlates of motor skill acquisition. Included are the psychological, sociological and physiological factors which affect the rate and manner in which motor skills are learned.

  
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    HK 390 - Anatomical Kinesiology

    Credits: 3

    Three hours lecture and one hour laboratory

    Prerequisite: HKC 160, BSB 121 or permission of the Health and Kinesiology Department Chair

    Study of the principles of body mechanics, analysis of joint movement and muscle action in relation to physical activity.

  
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    HK 403 - Graded Exercise Testing

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BSB 120

    Designed to provide lecture and laboratory activities in all aspects of administering and monitoring various exercise testing modalities and procedures. Includes basic EKG interpretation.

  
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    HK 408 - Biomechanics

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HK 390

    This course addresses the kinetics and kinematics of human movement and the techniques of assessment.

    Note: This course will require one additional contact hour per week of lab.

  
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    HK 410 - Professional Field Work in Sport Management

    Credits: 3

    This experience is built upon the ability of the student to function as a professional worker in the field of sport management. The standard is 120 clock hours in professional experience. Supervisors come from the agency as well as the University.

    Note: Approval by faculty advisor is mandatory before registration.

  
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    HK 415 - Independent Study in Health, Physical Education and Recreation

    Credits: 3

    A course designed for physical education majors who are capable of doing independent research. The proposed research project must be approved by the faculty member who will supervise the work. A written report conforming to acceptable style manuals will be required.

  
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    HK 416 - Internship with Apparently Healthy Populations

    Credits: 3-9

    Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework Field experience of at least 240 hours

    The student will work in an approved agency in which there is opportunity to apply and extend knowledge of all theoretical concepts. Observation by a faculty member is combined with on-site supervision. Specific goals, procedures, and evaluation techniques are developed for each intern. Application and approval by faculty advisor is mandatory before registration.

  
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    HK 417 - Internship

    Credits: 3-9

    Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework Field experience of at least 240 hours

    Where cardiovascular, pulmonary, or metabolic disease are indicated. Cardiovascular, pulmonary or metabolic disease. The student will work in an approved agency in which there is opportunity to apply and extend knowledge of all theoretical concepts. Observation by a faculty member is combined with on-site supervision. Specific goals, procedures, and evaluation techniques are developed for each intern. Application and approval by faculty advisor is mandatory before registration.

  
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    HK 418 - Internship

    Credits: 3-9

    Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework Field experience of at least 240 hours

    In occupational or sport medicine. Occupational or Sport Medicine. The student will work in an approved agency in which there is opportunity to apply and extend knowledge of all theoretical concepts. Observation by a faculty member is combined with on-site supervision. Specific goals, procedures, and evaluation techniques are developed for each intern.

    Note: Application and approval by faculty advisor is mandatory before registration.

  
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    HK 430 - Legal Aspects of Sport

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing

    Introduction to the legal actions which may occur in sport activities or events. Tort, constitutional, contract and statutory laws are the basis for the course.

  
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    HK 440 - Sport Facilities and Event Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HK 340

    Introduction to the many management and planning processes of producing a sporting event and the process of design, redesign, and maintenance of event facilities whether indoor or outdoor.

  
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    HK 451 - Instructional Methods in Physical Education

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HK 351, ED 300, 302, and admitted to Teacher Education program

    Curriculum planning and design is followed by methodology of teaching team and individual activities. Experience is provided in preparing unit and lesson plans and in teaching selected activities following a set format.

  
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    HK 460 - Exercise Programming for Special Populations

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HK 361 w/lab

    Basic epidemiology, ecology and pathophysiology of common disease states, recommendations for exercise and concerns for exercise for diseased and other special populations.

  
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    HK 461 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

    Credits: 4

    Prerequisite: HK 361 w/lab

    Study of advanced principles of exercise physiology; bioenergetics, adaptations that occur due to training at the molecular level, muscle physiology at the molecular level, environmental aspects of exercise, and effects of ergogenic aids. The lab component will consist of lab techniques to augment lecture material from the course.

  
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    HK 464 - Advanced Mechanical and Kinesiological Principles of Human Movement

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BSB 221 and HK 390

    Mechanical and muscular analysis of movement in relation to exercise, dance and sports; analysis of movement patterns with emphasis on use in teaching motor skills.

  
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    HK 470 - Motor Control and Learning

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: PSY 101

    Study of the processes that lend to relatively permanent change in the performance of motor skills. Models and theories of practice, augmented feedback, information processing, and dynamic systems will be discussed.

  
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    HK 480 - Advanced Theory in Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

    Credits: 3

    Advanced examination and assessment techniques and immediate treatment and rehabilitation procedures for athletic injuries.

  
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    HK 490 - Research in Exercise Science

    Credits: 6

    Prerequisite: HK 361, 461

    This course is designed as an optional research project for students seeking a degree in exercise science. Students will be required to choose a topic, conduct a review of literature, develop methodology, gather data, analyze data and write the findings in the appropriate format.

  
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    HK 495 - Sociocultural Foundations of Sport

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HK 260

    The role of sports and games in American cultures as expressive of meaning and values, the female athlete; the contribution of sports and games to human welfare.

  
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    HK 499 - Special Topics in Health and Kinesiology

    Credits: 1-6

    Course developed to meet special needs, research or current relevant topics in Health and Kinesiology.

  
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    HKC 110 - Water Aerobics

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    A non-impact aerobic activity. Both shallow and deep water exercise provided.

  
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    HKC 120 - Yoga

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Yoga is an ancient system of care for total health of body and mind. This class will emphasize the physical benefits of yoga which include muscle balance, skeletal alignment, muscle strength, muscle elasticity, increased range of motion, improved coordination and improved function of internal glands and organs.

  
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    HKC 125 - Yogalates

    Credits: 1

    This course combines the basic movements of Yoga and Pilates. Strength and flexibility are emphasized. the course develops core strength and improves range of motion.

  
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    HKC 130 - Pilates

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    The Pilates Method is an exercise system focused on improving flexibility and strength for the total body without building bulk

  
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    HKC 138 - Advanced Pilates

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HKC 130

    Advanced Pilates is similar to the beginner routine except that it utilizes advanced techniques of positioning and pacing for each exercise.

  
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    HKC 140 - Aerobic Dance

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    A series of aerobic exercises set to music and designed to improve one’s health related fitness. Each component of fitness (cardiovascular and muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition) will be assessed, discussed, and enhanced during class.

  
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    HKC 144 - Conditioning

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Emphasis on developing a personal level of health-related fitness. The physiological basis for improving fitness is studied. Aerobic exercises are utilized to change body fat content, regulate body metabolism, and improve cardiovascular fitness. Exercises are conducted to improve muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility.

  
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    HKC 147 - Weight Training

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Using weight training/conditioning activities to develop health-related physical fitness. Assessment and exercise prescription are used to improve components of fitness.

  
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    HKC 148 - Fitness Walking

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    This course will emphasize the use of fitness walking to improve cardiovascular fitness. Classes will include periodic use of weights and resistance training to improve muscular fitness and flexibility training to improve flexibility. Students will learn to calculate target heart rate, evaluate personal fitness level and determine fitness goals.

  
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    HKC 150 - Step Aerobics

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    A step approach is utilized for obtaining optimal health related physical fitness including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and ideal body composition. The correct techniques of step aerobics will be emphasized and practiced. Step Aerobics is fitness training of high intensity.

  
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    HKC 158 - Advanced Fitness Walking

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    This class is designed for those who walk on a regular basis and wish to improve both time and distance.

  
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    HKC 180 - Fitness and Wellness I

    Credits: 1

    This course is designed to increase knowledge of how lifestyle choices relate to wellness and to improve a student’s personal level of health-related physical fitness through an instructional program emphasizing cardiovascular endurance and body composition.

  
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    HKC 181 - Fitness and Wellness II

    Credits: 1

    This course is designed to increase knowledge of the basic principles of physical fitness and how to put together a complete fitness program, as well as to improve a student’s personal level of health-related fitness through an instructional program emphasizing muscular strenght, muscular endurance, and flexibility.

  
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    HKC 240 - Aerobic Dance II

    Credits: 1

    (2.5 contact hours per week for a semester.)

    Prerequisite: HK 140 or equivalent

    Emphasis is placed on physical fitness, improvement of dance skills and coordination, and opportunities for choreography of aerobic exercise routines.

  
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    HKC 247 - Nutrition and Physical Activity in Weight Management

    Credits: 3

    Introduction to the practice of weight management based on sound principles of nutrition and physical activity.

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    HKH 101 - Personal and Community Health

    Credits: 3

    Study of the basic health concepts relating to mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, nutrition, diet and weight control, sex education, quackery, environmental health, disease control.

  
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    HKH 314 - Principles of Epidemiology

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Junior Standing

    This course presents an overview of the basic principles and methods of epidemiological investigations for human health problems using a nontechnical approach that is geared to students from a variety of backgrounds. An overview of the nature of epidemiological research will be provided. In addition to covering basic epidemiologic concepts, the course will emphasize how these concepts can be applied when encountered in everyday life.

  
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    HKH 330 - Stress Management

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed as an introduction to the relationship that exists between stress and health. Selected methods of relaxation and stress management will be discussed, demonstrated, practiced and analyzed.

  
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    HKH 380 - Methods of Teaching Health Education

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HKH 101

    An introduction to health programs for the school and community. Emphasis is placed on design, methodology and implementation of school/community health programs.

  
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    HKH 381 - Community Health Issues

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: HKH 101

    To study health concerns, epidemiological studies, contemporary health issues, personal and community health. Critical thinking, problem solving, and values clarification skills will be utilized.

    Note: Students must be admitted to Graduate Studies to enroll in courses numbered 500 or above.

  
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    HKH 501 - Foundations of Health Education

    Credits: 3

    The design of this course is to introduce the students to a study of the scientific, social, psychological, legal, and educational foundations of health education. Professional competencies and practice settings will be reviewed. This course serves as a foundation for all other courses in health education and provides an overview of the field to the student from related areas.

  
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    HKH 510 - Theories of Health Behavior

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed to teach the fundamental theories of health behavior that provide the foundation for research and practice in health education. Instruction will include the theoretical models currently used in health education and how these models are used in conducting research. The effect of different philosophical positions on health education will be included.

  
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    HKH 511 - Research Methods in Health Education

    Credits: 3

    A research methods course is designed to provide the student with the basis for understanding and conducting research. This course focuses on the research in the area of health education. Specific emphasis will be placed on statistical procedures, research designs, techniques, and tools.

  
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    HKH 512 - Health Program Planning and Implementation

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed to aid the student in the application of knowledge gained to practical situations; needs assessment, missions, goals, and objectives of planning and implementing health education programs. This course provides an overview of health promotion programs and systems, public health issues, and primary locations for health education resources with a focus on design and implementation. The student will develop proficiency in using equipment and skills to evaluate a population’s health profile. Students will conduct on-site needs assessments and develop health education plans responsive to the identified needs of the respective setting(s).

  
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    HKH 513 - Health Program Evaluation

    Credits: 3

    This course will include the principles and procedures to evaluate health promotion/disease prevention programs. Instruction will include data collection methods, instrument-scale development, measurement and evaluation designs. Program evaluation methods will include community, school, medical, and workplace settings.

  
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    HKH 514 - Introduction to Epidemiology

    Credits: 3

    Epidemiology is the study of the distribution of diseases in a population and the factors that determine the distribution. This course is an introductory course in the disciplines of epidemiology. It will include an introduction to the definitions, concepts, techniques, and methodology necessary for understanding and conducting epidemiological research.

  
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    HKH 516 - Survey of Human Diseases

    Credits: 3

    This course provides health education students with an overview of major diseases, their classification, causes, diagnosis and treatment and emphasizes a public health perspective.

  
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    HKH 520 - Physical Activity and Disease Prevention

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed to present the role of physical activity and exercise in preventing and controlling certain diseases. Presentation will include the basic etiology of each disease state and the mechanisms by which physical activity and exercise reduce the chance of developing the disease. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies that present the epidemiological data supporting the protective effect of physical activity will be presented. Recommendations for physical activity for each disease will be included.

  
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    HKH 525 - Gender Issues in Health

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed to distinguish and differentiate between major health concerns of men and women.

  
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    HKH 530 - Stress Management

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed as an introduction to the terminology and current research of stress and stress management. The relationship between stress and health will also be discussed. Selected methods of relaxation and stress management will be discussed, demonstrated, practiced, and analyzed.

  
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    HKH 535 - Nutrition for Health

    Credits: 3

    The following courses were not found in the supplied content but, were listed in program requirements. Please review and provide us, if possible, with the correct information.

  
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    HKH 542 - Special Topics in Health Education

    Credits: 1-6

    This course is designed to provide the Health Education graduate student an opportunity to pursue research in an area specific to their interest or to complete a special project as approved by the Program Coordinator.

  
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    HKH 598 - Internship in Health Education

    Credits: 6

    This course offers graduate students in health education an opportunity to gain practical and applied experience in community, school, worksite or health care environment. Each course participant is placed according to individual goals, experience, and/or training. The primary intent is to provide opportunities for the student to apply advanced knowledge and skills to practical situations.

  
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    HKH 599 - Thesis in Health Education

    Credits: 6

    The thesis is designed as the terminal research project for the Master of Science Degree. The primary intent is to provide an opportunity for students to conceptualize, design, initiate, and complete a significant research project. The completed thesis must demonstrate the student’s ability to review and synthesize the related literature, develop appropriate research methodologies, collect and analyze data, and synthesize and interpret the results.

  
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    HO 101 - Honors Forum

    Credits: 1

    The course consists of selected readings, special lectures, films and group discussion of current issues and problems.

    Note: Pass/Fail Open only to honors students

  
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    HO 101G - Honors Forum/Governor’s School

    Credits: 3

    The course’s focus is on academics, leadership, creativity, and community service. Students attend selected courses in arts, humanities, sciences, special lectures, forums, panel discussions, and other special events that address current issues and problems.

    Note: This course is open only to academically talented high school students who have been selected to attend the Mississippi Governor’s School.

  
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    HO 303 - Special Topics Seminar

    Credits: 2

    This course offers students the opportunity to study selected topics that are more detailed and specific than what is offered in the general curriculum. The topics are often interdisciplinary, and the study is student motivated and directed.

    Note: This course is taken by Honors students typically in their junior year.

  
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    HO 401 - Independent Study I

    Credits: 3

    A faculty-supervised reading course for junior or senior students who are participants in the university’s Honors Program. The readings are intended to prepare the student to undertake an independent research project in Independent Study II. To receive credit for HO 401, a research proposal written by the student must be approved by the Project Committee.

  
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    HO 402 - Independent Study II

    Credits: 3

    A faculty-supervised course that is taken after the completion of HO 401. Credit for this course is given when the student completes an independent research project. No credit is given for this course until the student presents an acceptable oral report and submits an acceptable paper based on the guidelines approved by the Honors Committee and the Project Committee.

  
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    IS 499 - Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Senior standing and approval of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

    A faculty-supervised senior project designed to synthesize the disciplines the student has pursued in the Interdisciplinary Studies degree. The student’s project proposal must be approved in advance by the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee.

    Note: No credit for this course will be awarded until the student submits an acceptable project and presents an acceptable oral report on the project.

  
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    LDR 101 - Freshman Leadership Seminar

    Credits: 1

    This course focuses on leadership foundations and structural dimensions of leadership. The students will apply these systems as they pursue a deeper understanding of themselves as a core resource for learning and leadership growth.

  
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    LDR 201 - Sophomore Leadership Seminar

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: LDR 101

    This course focuses on the psychology of leadership and the interpersonal skills necessary for leadership.

  
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    LDR 220 - Paraprofessionals in the Collegiate Setting

    Credits: 2

    This course focuses on paraprofessional leadership in a college setting. Students will examine various theories on college student development in order to gain an understanding of themselves and their peers. They will explore contemporary college student issues and develop the skills necessary to address these issues. This course will then explore the concepts of educational programming and developing communities within a collegiate setting.

  
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    LDR 250 - Leadership Style/Substance

    Credits: 2

    Introductory course on leadership. The exploration of leadership will begin by analyzing personal strengths and weaknesses, how relationships develop, and the importance of group dynamics. The class format will assist students in developing a personal leadership framework.

  
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    LDR 301 - Junior Leadership

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: LDR 101, 201 or LDR 250

    In this course students explore leadership in the context of the community, state, nation, and world.

  
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    LDR 401 - Senior Leadership Seminar

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: LDR 101, 201, 301 or 250

    In this capstone leadership course students will have the opportunity to analyze current trends and issues in the field of leadership.

  
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    LS 099 - Learning Skills Laboratory

    Credits: 3

    Development and/or improvement of academic skills in writing, reading, comprehension and computation. Emphasis is placed on self-assessment and goal setting, learning strategies, test taking strategies. It is designed to use a computer laboratory, but also involves one-on-one teacher contact and peer tutoring. This course cannot be used to satisfy any graduation requirements.

  
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    LS 101 - Academic Support Laboratory

    Credits: 3

    Development and/or improvement of academic skills in writing, reading, comprehension and computation. This class is beneficial for the beginning college student but is critical for students who have experienced difficulty with their academic progress. Emphasis is placed on self-assessment and goal setting, learning strategies, test preparation and test taking strategies. It is designed to use a computer laboratory, but also involves one-on-one teacher contact and peer tutoring.

    Note: This course cannot be used to satisfy any graduation requirements.

  
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    LS 102 - Academic Support Laboratory

    Credits: 3

    Development and/or improvement of academic skills in writing, reading, comprehension and computation. This class is beneficial for the beginning college student but is critical for students who have experienced difficulty with their academic progress. Emphasis is placed on self-assessment and goal setting, learning strategies, test preparation and test taking strategies. It is designed to use a computer laboratory, but also involves one-on-one teacher contact and peer tutoring.

    Note: This course cannot be used to satisfy any graduation requirements.

  
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    MA 100 - Intermediate Algebra

    Credits: 3

    Designed for students who did not take two years of high school algebra, all entering freshmen with an ACT Mathematics subtest score of 16 or below, or for mature students who are returning to school and who have not taken an algebra course in several years. Real number arithmetic, solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphing linear equations in two variables, polynomial arithmetic, factoring, rational expressions.

    Note: This course cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.

  
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    MA 100L - Intermediate Algebra Lab

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair of Sciences and Mathematics

    Support for students enrolled in MA 100 Intermediate Algebra is provided in a lab setting. Course content includes mathematics study skills instruction, peer tutoring, and support materials such as computer tutorials, video lessons, and study guides. This lab is an intermediate level class intended for those enrolled in MA 100 and cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.

  
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    MA 111 - Modern Elementary Mathematics I

    Credits: 3

    Sets, whole numbers, functions, logic, numeration and computation, number theory, integers, fractions, rational numbers, decimals, real numbers.

    Note: Students must score 70% or above on arithmetic test given first class meeting. Two other opportunities will be given to make the requisite score later in the semester. Required of all majors in elementary or special education.

  
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    MA 112 - Modern Elementary Mathematics II

    Credits: 3

    Statistics, probability, measurement, informal geometry including congruence, constructions, similarity, transformations, and coordinate geometry.

    Note: Required of all majors in elementary or special education.

  
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    MA 113 - College Algebra

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra or MA 100

    Equations, inequalities, functions and their graphs, inverse functions, polynomials, zeros of polynomials, exponentials and logarithms, systems of equations, systems of inequalities.

    Note: Effective January 2010, the prerequisite is ACT math subscore of 19 or higher, or MA 100 with grade of C or better.

  
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    MA 114 - Plane Trigonometry

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: MA 113

    Right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, analytic trigonometry and applications.

  
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    MA 123 - Statistics

    Credits: 3

    An introduction to basic applications of descriptive and inferential statistics: organizing data, mean, median and mode, and standard deviation, boxplots, probability and discrete random variables, the binomial distribution, the normal distribution, sampling distribution of the mean, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for one population mean, the chi-square distribution.

  
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    MA 130 - Precalculus

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: MA 113 or three years of high school mathematics which include two years of algebra

    This course will cover functions and their graphs, including polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; and sequences and series. Emphasis will be placed on knowledge, skills, and techniques needed in higher level mathematics courses such as Calculus I.

 

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