May 19, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Art

  
  • ART 3800. Introduction to Media Integration (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (MUS 3800)
    Media Integration is a cooperative, cross-listed course taught by the faculty from the Art and Music departments. The purpose of this course is to offer an interdisciplinary, team-taught curriculum that integrates digital video, audio, animation, and graphics in a student centered studio environment.

  
  • ART 4000. Art Education Internship Seminar (3 credits)


    Art Education Students participate in a continuous dialogue with their classmates and the instructor about the internship experience. The dialogue consists of the sharing of experiences in the context of the student internship, curricular concerns, lesson planning, assessment, classroom management, and reflections on problems, concerns and successes that occur in the classroom. Students will analyze their own teaching practices and develop a portfolio of their student internship experiences, thereby learning to be reflective practitioners. This course is intended to prepare students to enter into the teacher job market.  PREREQ: ART 3050, ART 3080, ART 3090

  
  • ART 4031. Professional Art Practices (3 credits)


    Preparation and presentation of professional material, with special attention to portfolios, resumes, and artist statements. Students will cover a broad range of concerns essential to the art major, including senior exhibition, contemporary theory, continued study in graduate school, and careers in the professional art world. PREREQ: Completion of all core courses, to be taken the semester before the senior exhibition.

  
  • ART 4140. Advanced Sculpture II (3 credits)


    Advanced study in sculpture, including individually-directed study of sculptural methods. Technical and conceptual instruction will be targeted to individual stylistic and thematic development, exhibition, and professional interaction. The course will include advanced problems in the use of research, craftsmanship, critical thinking, and conceptual development in the context of visual problem-solving. PREREQ: ART 3150 .

  
  • ART 4150. Advanced Sculpture III (3 credits)


    Advanced study in sculpture, including specialized study of an individually-defined set of related topics. Technical and conceptual instruction will be targeted to the direction of this research and development of a defined style and sound research methods. Preparation of a digital portfolio and exhibition will be an integral part of the course. PREREQ: ART 4140 .

  
  • ART 4320. 20th-Century Art (3 credits)


    A survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the 20th century, with special emphasis on major movements and associated aesthetic and intellectual theory, from Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism to Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Assemblage, Pop and Feminist Art, Happenings, Conceptualism, Body and Environmental Art, Performance, Installation, Video, and Digital Art, and more. Major artistic developments and their cultural contexts will be examined.

  
  • ART 4330. Contemporary Art (3 credits)


    An in-depth study of art in the 21st century and related theory. The full range of new media and cutting edge technology utilized by artists will be examined, as well as individual artists who have been instrumental in their development. Major artistic developments and their cultural contexts will be examined.

  
  • ART 4340. Advanced Painting II (3 credits)


    This course gives continued development of creative painting methods applied to the individual’s unique painting experience. Exploration of artists and influences that support the students’ individual work. The student will be expected to produce and conceptually support a body of paintings. Students participate in group and individual critiques. PREREQ: ART 3310  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4350. Advanced Painting III (3 credits)


    This course is designed to promote an inter-disciplinary painting experience or an in-depth study of a particular painting approach. Develop a unique style, skills, and techniques through the exploration of new materials or concepts that enhance creative expression. Further research into contemporary painting and its relationship to other art disciplines will be included. PREREQ: ART 4340  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4400. Advanced Ceramics II (3 credits)


    In addition to class projects in advanced ceramics, students will begin individual directed study of contemporary ceramics. Building upon skills, students will focus their research towards hand building or wheel throwing. Technical and conceptual instruction will be directed to students’ individual stylistic and thematic development, as well as exhibition and professional direction. Portfolio preparation and development will be an integral aspect of this course. PREREQ: ART 3410  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4410. Advanced Ceramics III (3 credits)


    Students will continue to develop a personal style of work in clay, and will direct their research towards hand building or wheel throwing. Technical and conceptual instruction will encourage individual stylistic and thematic development as well as exhibition experience. Portfolio preparation and development will be an integral aspect of this course. Students will be required to complete a portfolio and artist’s statement. Students will be required to develop work that addresses their own personal ideas of clay as a medium of contemporary art. PREREQ: ART 4400  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4490. Internship in Art Education (9 credits)


    Provides continuous full-time internship experiences in an off-campus public school in art education. Pass/Fail grading. PREREQ: Admission to the Professional Semester.

  
  • ART 4580. Intermediate Media Integration (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (MUS 4580)
    This course is an opportunity for further interdisciplinary study in new media. Projects and assignments emphasize the production of digital content for multimedia projects. Products will be from the areas of still digital image-making, digital photography, computer-based printing, digital audio recording and editing, MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), digital animation, and digital videography and editing. Students will have intensive hands-on experience in each area, resulting in an understanding of the techniques and concepts involved in the design and implementation of multimedia projects. Both individual and group assignments can be expected. PREREQ: ART 3800 /MUS 3800  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4620. Advanced Digital Arts II (3 credits)


    This course emphasizes more advanced study in digital arts in general and more specifically in the current technologies of color management, scanning, and medium- and large-format printing. PREREQ: ART 3000 .

  
  • ART 4630. Advanced Digital Arts III (3 credits)


    This course is an opportunity for individually focused inquiry into digital arts and related domains of study in the digital arts. Emphasis is placed on the development of a personal aesthetic, the planning and completion of a body of original works, and the development and completion of a digital portfolio and related materials. Moreover, students are prepared to enter juried competitions at the regional and national levels. PREREQ: ART 4620 .

  
  • ART 4690. Advanced Drawing II (3 credits)


    A course designed to provide advanced study in drawing processes devoted to developing skills, techniques, conceptual approach, and exploration of new materials. Further research into contemporary drawing and its relationship to other art disciplines will be included. PREREQ: ART 1320 , ART 2320 , ART 3200 .

  
  • ART 4700. Advanced Drawing III (3 credits)


    Advanced study in mixed media drawing processes and further study in traditional drawing methods. This course is devoted to developing skills, techniques, and conceptual approach. Further research into contemporary drawing will be included. PREREQ: ART 1320 , ART 2320 , ART 3200 , ART 4690 .

  
  • ART 4750. Drawing into New Forms (3 credits)


    A course designed to promote an inter-disciplinary drawing experience by developing skills and techniques in the exploration of new materials and to enhance the student’s creative expression in drawing. Further research into contemporary drawing and its relationship to other art disciplines will be included. PREREQ: ART 1320 , ART 2320 

  
  • ART 4800. Advanced Media Integration (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (MUS 4800)
    This course is an opportunity for advanced interdisciplinary study in new media. Assignments emphasize the design and integration of digital content for multimedia projects. Students will propose and prototype a project and participate in the team development of a final project. Students will also be assigned roles in the creative decision-making and work involved in proposals under development and/or consideration in the UNCP Media Integration Project. Students’ products will be expected to relate to the three essential aspects of the University mission-teaching, research, and service-and have the potential to serve as professional examples for student portfolios. PREREQ: ART 4580 /MUS 4580  or permission of instructor.

  
  • ART 4810. Advanced Printmaking II (3 credits)


    Advanced study in printmaking, including individually-directed study of historical or contemporary topics. Technical and conceptual instruction will be targeted to individual stylistic and thematic development, exhibition, and professional interaction. The course will include advanced problems in the use of research, craftsmanship, critical thinking, and conceptual development in the context of visual problem-solving. Instruction in digital and physical portfolio preparation will be an integral part of the course. PREREQ: ART 3500 .

  
  • ART 4820. Advanced Printmaking III (3 credits)


    Advanced study in printmaking, including specialized study of an individually-defined set of related topics. Technical and conceptual instruction will be targeted to the direction of this research and development of a defined style and sound research methods. Preparation of a digital and physical portfolio will be an integral part of the course. PREREQ: ART 4810 .

  
  • ART 4990. Independent Study in Art (1-3 credits)


    Directed reading, research, and/or problem solving under the guidance of the instructor. This course is designed to fulfill individual needs of majors in areas of advanced study. Repeatable up to 9 semester hours. PREREQ: Introductory course in chosen area and approval of Department Chair.

  
  • ART 5020. Curricula in Art Education (3 credits)


    Advanced study of art education curricula, with option for elementary or secondary emphasis. Study of exemplary art programs, standards of quality, curriculum models, curriculum design and construction, concomitant instructional methods, and evaluation. PREREQ: graduate standing.

  
  • ART 5030. Research in Art Education (3 credits)


    Studies of appropriate research methodologies, research and selected readings in art education. Includes research procedures in art education, recent studies, areas needing further research. PREREQ: graduate standing.

  
  • ART 5040. History and Philosophy of Art Education (3 credits)


    Critical analysis of objectives, current theories, and texts that are shaped by the visual arts, history, philosophy, aesthetics, the behavioral sciences, and recent trends in art education. The sociopolitical currents that have shaped art education, and visual art itself, are examined. PREREQ: graduate standing

  
  • ART 5060. Applied Art Education Pedagogy and Production (3 credits)


    This course is designed to fulfill MAT: Art Education graduate students’ individual and specific needs, especially in studio(s) and/or method(s) courses.

  
  • ART 5080. Art Production in the Elementary and Secondary Schools (3 credits)


    This course is designed to provide art educators with various aspects of creating new, innovative art lessons for secondary and elementary curricula. Emphasis will be placed upon philosophies associated with elementary and secondary art education production and the use of specific art tools, media, materials, and techniques to enhance student learning. PREREQ: graduate standing.

  
  • ART 5090. Leadership and Survey of Art Education (3 credits)


    Emphasis is on acquiring the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for leadership roles in art education. Students will analyze the philosophical and theoretical content of various models of leadership. The course provides a survey of development of current art education trends, issues and problems in the field by means of a critical inquiry. PREREQ: graduate standing.

  
  • ART 5110. Art History Methods and Content (3 credits)


    This course focuses on studies of appropriate art history methods and art history content for grades K-12. This course includes the development of competency in art history, methods, and diverse inquiry procedures. PREREQ: graduate standing

  
  • ART 5810. Internship in K-12 Art Education (3 credits)


    Culminating clinical practice for Art Education initial teacher licensure. Course requirements include completion of program and licensure requirements, including full-time pre-service student internship or in-service teaching in a public-school setting in the licensure area.

  
  • ART 6000. Thesis in Art Education (3 credits)


    The student prepares a Master’s Degree thesis in the area of the student’s major under the individual direction of the student’s major advisor and thesis committee. Graded on a Satisfactory (Pass [P]), Unsatisfactory (Fail [F]) basis. (repeatable up to 6 credits) PREREQ: Completion of 18 semester hours of graduate work; EDN 5660; permission of the student’s major advisor; permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies. The six required hours of thesis credit are earned by registering for this course in two separate semesters.


Special Topics in Art

  
  • ARTS 1xxx. Special Topics in Art History (3 credits)


    Study of a specific genre or topic in Art History: its characteristics and significance as both a cultural product and a form of artistic expression. Title and topic will vary from year to year.

  
  • ARTS 2xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    Study of a special topic in studio art, art history, or art education. This course is meant to enhance our typical curriculum of study. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Title and theme will vary each time it is offered

  
  • ARTS 3xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    Advanced study of a specific topic in studio art, art history, or art education. This course is meant to enhance our typical curriculum of study. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Title and theme will vary each time it is offered.

  
  • ARTS 4xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    Advanced study of a specific topic in studio art, art history, or art education. This course is meant to enhance our typical curriculum of study. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Title and theme will vary each time it is offered.

  
  • ARTS 5xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    This course is designed to fulfill individual and specific needs of art education graduate students’ particular area of advanced study. Directed reading, research, production, and problem solving in the student’s area or areas of art studio elective(s) or art studio concentration are carried out by the student at the University and in the field under the supervision of the student’s major advisor and instructor. Course is repeatable with consent of the instructor. PREREQ: graduate standing


Athletic Training

  
  • ATH 1040. Introduction to Athletic Training (3 credits)


    An introductory course to the field of athletic training for potential athletic trainers and HPER students; topics include professional development, risk management, pathology of sports injuries, management of athletic injuries, etc. Required for admission to the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 2000. Clinical Education I (2 credits)


    This course is the first in the Clinical Education sequence of courses. It is the cornerstone of the clinical skill acquisition in athletic training. The clinical focus of this course is wound care, vital signs, environmental monitoring, and taping, bracing, and padding. PREREQ: Admission to the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 2010. Clinical Education II (3 credits)


    This course is the second in the Clinical Education sequence of courses. It continues the clinical skill acquisition in athletic training by building on the didactic courses of the previous semester. Although the student may be exposed to multiple learning opportunities, the clinical focus of this course is clinical examination and diagnosis of the lower extremity using evidence-based practice, taping, bracing, and padding. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 2000 .

  
  • ATH 2040. Lower Extremities Assessment (3 credits)


    A course in athletic injury evaluation of the major joints of the lower body and the spine, including location of bony and soft tissues landmarks, special tests, assessment techniques, etc. PREREQ: Admission to the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 2050. Upper Extremities Assessment (3 credits)


    A course in athletic injury evaluation of the major joints of the upper body, head, neck, thorax, and abdomen, including location of bony and soft tissues landmarks, special tests, assessment techniques, etc. PREREQ: C or higher in ATH 2040.

  
  • ATH 2900. Evidence-Based Practice (3 credits)


    This course introduces students to the concepts of evidence‐based practice, as well as the role of research in the field of athletic training. Acquisition of knowledge and skills in these areas will provide the building blocks necessary for becoming an evidence-based practitioner. PREREQ: Admission to the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 3000. Clinical Education III (3 credits)


    This course is the third in the Clinical Education sequence of courses. It continues the clinical skill acquisition in athletic training by building on the didactic courses of the previous semester. Although the student may be exposed to multiple learning opportunities, the clinical focus of this course is acute care of injury and illness, clinical examination and diagnosis of the upper extremity injuries, and therapeutic exercise using evidence-based practice. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 2010 .

  
  • ATH 3010. Clinical Education IV (3 credits)


    This course is the fourth in the Clinical Education sequence of courses. It continues the clinical skill acquisition in athletic training by building on the didactic courses of the previous semester. Although the student may be exposed to multiple learning opportunities, the clinical focus of this course is therapeutic modalities and prevention and health promotion using evidence‐based practice. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 3000 . NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who entered in fall 2015 or earlier.

  
  • ATH 3040. Therapeutic Modalities (3 credits)


    An advanced course designed to cover the physical basis and physiological effects of agents and modalities commonly used in the treatment of athletic injuries; emphasis will be placed on establishing a foundation for selecting a treatment protocol for an injury. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATHL 3040  and junior standing in the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 3050. Therapeutic Exercise (3 credits)


    An advanced course covering the principles of the rehabilitation of athletic injuries from the time of injury until the athlete returns to competition. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATHL 3050  and junior standing in the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 3200. Emergency Procedures (3 credits)


    Students will learn to recognize and assess the acute injuries and illnesses of the physically active, prevent disease transmission, employ critical thinking skills when dealing with an emergency situation, and implement the appropriate acute care techniques required of the situation. PREREQ: Junior standing in the AT Program

  
  • ATH 3300. Exercise and Nutrition Prescription (3 credits)


    Study of body mass regulation including the understanding of food, digestion, metabolism, and different intervention strategies such as diet and exercise. Students learn assessment and prescription principles and techniques. PREREQ: Junior standing in the AT Program NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who entered in fall 2015 or earlier.

  
  • ATH 3310. Exercise and Nutrition Prescription (2 credits)


    Study of body mass regulation including the understanding of food, digestion, metabolism, and different intervention strategies such as diet and exercise. Students learn assessment and prescription principles and techniques. PREREQ: Junior standing in the AT Program NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who enter in fall 2016 or later.

  
  • ATH 4000. Clinical Education V (4 credits)


    This course is the culmination of the clinical education series of courses. It requires the student to use critical thinking and problem solving skills to demonstrate mastery of the clinical integration proficiencies in the five domains of athletic training. The learning focus of this course is psychosocial intervention skills. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 3010 . NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who entered in fall 2015 or earlier.

  
  • ATH 4050. Organization & Administration of Athletic Training (3 credits)


    Designed to provide the advanced athletic training student with organizational skills and an understanding of the management and administrative responsibilities of the certified athletic trainer; also to include resource management, facility design and legal considerations. PREREQ: Senior standing in the AT Program

  
  • ATH 4100. General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology I (2 credits)


    This course provides the senior athletic training student with a background of the general medical evaluation and an introduction to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. In addition, students will learn to recognize the common medical conditions of the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, and genitourinary and gynecological systems along with the common medications used to treat those conditions. PREREQ: Senior standing in the AT Program

  
  • ATH 4110. Clinical Education IV (3 credits)


    This course is the fourth in the Clinical Education sequence of courses. It continues the clinical skill acquisition in athletic training by building on the didactic courses of the previous semester. Although the student may be exposed to multiple learning opportunities, the clinical focus of this course is therapeutic modalities and prevention and health promotion using evidence-based practice. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 3000. NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who enter in fall 2016 or later.

  
  • ATH 4200. General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology II (2 credits)


    This course is a continuation of General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology I. Students will learn to recognize the common medical conditions of the eye, ear, nose, throat, and mouth, neurological system, systemic disorders, infectious diseases, dermatological conditions, musculoskeletal disorders, psychological and substance abuse disorders, and the common medications used to treat those conditions. In addition, working with special populations will be addressed. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 4100 .

  
  • ATH 4220. Clinical Education V (3 credits)


    This course is the culmination of the clinical education series of courses. It requires the student to use critical thinking and problem solving skills to demonstrate mastery of the clinical integration proficiencies in the five domains of athletic training. The learning focus of this course is psychosocial intervention skills. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 4110. NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who enter in fall 2016 or later.

  
  • ATH 4970. BOC Preparation I (2 credits)


    A seminar designed to prepare senior athletic training majors for the entry‐level Board of Certification examination. PREREQ: Senior standing in the AT Program.

  
  • ATH 4980. BOC Preparation II (1 credit)


    A continuation of ATH 4970  designed to prepare the senior athletic training majors for the entry-level Board of Certification examination. PREREQ: C or better in ATH 4970.


Athletic Training Laboratory

  
  • ATHL 2045. Lower Extremity Assessment Lab (1 credit)


    This course provides the student with the formal instruction and evaluation of the psychomotor skills necessary for lower extremity assessment. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATH 2040. NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who enter in fall 2016 or later.

  
  • ATHL 2055. Upper Extremity Assessment Lab (1 credit)


    This course provides the student with the formal instruction and evaluation of the psychomotor skills necessary for upper extremity assessment. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATH 2050. NOTE: This course is required for ATH majors who enter in fall 2016 or later.

  
  • ATHL 3040. Therapeutic Modalities Lab (1 credit)


    This course provides the student with the formal instruction and evaluation of the psychomotor skills in therapeutic modalities. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATH 3040 .

  
  • ATHL 3050. Therapeutic Exercise Lab (1 credit)


    This course provides the student with the formal instruction and evaluation of the psychomotor skills in therapeutic exercise. PREREQ: Enrollment in or credit for ATH 3050 .


MSAT

  
  • ATR 5000. Functional Anatomy (3 credits)


    This course uses the basic structural knowledge gained in Human Anatomy and Physiology to develop an understanding of the functional significance of the structures of the musculoskeletal system, within a movement setting (covering mechanical properties and functional characteristics). In addition to normal function, mechanisms of and adaptations to, common injuries, disease and rehabilitation is discussed.  Lecture and lab will be used to facilitate learning.

  
  • ATR 5010. Emergency Care (4 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab scenarios to provide a comprehensive approach to the identification of risk factors, preparation of emergency action plans, and recognition and immediate care of emergency medical conditions including those that may lead to sudden death. Prerequisite: Current certification in either American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers. PREREQ: Admission to the MSAT Program

  
  • ATR 5100. Clinical Experience I (1 credit)


    This immersive clinical experience allows the student to gain exposure to real patients during the preseason portion of training.  The skills applied during this rotation include emergency care and the selection, fabrication, and/or customization of prophylactic, assistive, and restrictive devices, material and techniques as part of the plan of care. PREREQ: ATR 5000, ATR 5010, and ATR 5140

  
  • ATR 5120. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis I (4 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab to outline a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries.  Topics explored include obtaining an appropriate medical history, identification of comorbidities, assessment of function, selection and use of tests and measures that assess the structures involved, and making appropriate referral decisions. PREREQ: ATR 5000, ATR 5010, and ATR 5140

  
  • ATR 5130. Evidence-Based Practice I (2 credits)


    This course will provide a foundational overview of evidence-based practice (EBP), including the five steps of the EBP process as well as research supported strategies for implementing EBP in real world settings. PREREQ: ATR 5000, ATR 5010, and ATR 5140

  
  • ATR 5140. Therapeutic Interventions I (2 credits)


    This lab course will develop the essential skills for the selection, fabrication, and/or customization of prophylactic, assistive, and restrictive devices, materials, and techniques as part of the plan of care for a patient.  Topics include durable medical equipment, orthotic devices, and taping, bracing, splinting, protective padding, and casting. PREREQ: Admission to the MSAT Program

  
  • ATR 5200. Clinical Experience II (2 credits)


    This clinical experience allows the student to gain experience through exposure to real patients throughout the semester.  The skills applied during this rotation build on those utilized in Clinical Experience I and students will utilize skills learned in co-requisite courses as they gain experience with real patients. PREREQ: ATR 5000, ATR 5010, and ATR 5140

  
  • ATR 5220. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis II (4 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab to outline a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of upper extremity musculoskeletal injuries.  Topics explored include obtaining an appropriate medical history, identification of comorbidities, assessment of function, selection and use of tests and measures that assess the structures involved, and making appropriate referral decisions. PREREQ: ATR 5100, ATR 5120, ATR 5240, ATR 5130, and ATR 5200

  
  • ATR 5230. Evidence-Based Practice II (2 credits)


    This course investigates the concepts of evidence based practice as it relates specifically to therapeutic interventions with a primary focus on clinician-and patient-oriented outcome measures. Students will explore primary literature focused on diagnostic accuracy of selected lower extremity special tests and clinical questions related to the design, implementation, and modification of therapeutic interventions.

      PREREQ: ATR 5100, ATR 5120, ATR 5240, ATR 5130, and ATR 5200

  
  • ATR 5240. Therapeutic Interventions II (4 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab to explore the concepts of designing therapeutic interventions for patients with physical dysfunctions that stem from inflammation, pain, and limited movement patterns.  The primary focus is on the use of therapeutic modalities and manual therapy techniques. PREREQ: ATR 5000, ATR 5010, and ATR 5140

  
  • ATR 5300. Clinical Experience III (2 credits)


    This clinical experience allows the student to gain experience through exposure to real patients throughout the semester.  The skills applied during this rotation build on those utilized in Clinical Experience II and students will utilize skills learned in co-requisite courses as they gain experience with real patients. PREREQ: ATR 5100, ATR 5120, ATR 5240, ATR 5130, and ATR 5200

  
  • ATR 5320. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis III (2 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab to outline a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of head, neck and spine injuries.  Topics explored include obtaining an appropriate medical history, identification of comorbidities, assessment of function, selection and use of tests and measures that assess the structures involved, and making appropriate referral decisions. PREREQ: ATR 5220, ATR 5340, ATR 5230, and ATR 5300

  
  • ATR 5330. Evidence-Based Practice III (2 credits)


    This course continues to build on the knowledge gained in the previous two evidence-based practice courses and requires the student to appraise the research.  New concepts will require the student to research and apply clinical prediction rules and clinical practice guidelines. PREREQ: ATR 5320, ATR 5420, ATR 5440, and ATR 5400

  
  • ATR 5340. Therapeutic Interventions III (4 credits)


    This course uses lecture and lab to provide an in-depth exploration of the concepts of designing therapeutic interventions and corrective exercise plans for patients with physical dysfunctions and limitations associated with orthopedic injuries, pathological movement patterns, and post-operative rehabilitation. PREREQ: ATR 5100, ATR 5120, ATR 5240, ATR 5130, and ATR 5200

  
  • ATR 5400. Clinical Experience IV (2 credits)


    This immersive clinical experience allows the student to gain exposure to real patients across the lifespan and with non-orthopedic as well as orthopedic conditions.  Opportunities for interprofessional education will occur during this immersion.  It also gives the student an advanced preseason immersive experience. PREREQ: ATR 5320, ATR 5420, and ATR 5440

  
  • ATR 5420. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis IV (3 credits)


    This course outlines a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of general medical conditions.  Topics explored include obtaining an appropriate medical history, identification of comorbidities, assessment of function, selection and use of tests and measures that assess the structures involved, and making appropriate referral decisions. PREREQ: ATR 5220, ATR 5340, ATR 5230 and ATR 5300

  
  • ATR 5430. Evidence-Based Practice IV (2 credits)


    This final course in the evidence-based practice series of courses will require students to reflect on their EBP implementation in the clinical setting.  Use of patient-rated and clinician-rated outcome measures will be emphasized as students continue to include EBP in their clinical decision-making. PREREQ: ATR 5550, ATR 5560, ATR 5330 and 5500

  
  • ATR 5440. Therapeutic Interventions IV (2 credits)


    This course provides an overview of pharmacological processes and appropriate pharmacological agents for the management of a general medical or musculoskeletal condition, with a focus on proper use, risks of misuse, and indications/contraindications for use.  Common over-the-counter, prescription, and performance-enhancing drugs will be explored.  Students will also learn how to properly administer medications by the appropriate route of administration with a physician order. PREREQ: ATR 5220, ATR 5340, ATR 5230, and ATR 5300

  
  • ATR 5500. Clinical Experience V (5 credits)


    This immersive clinical experience provides the students with a full-time, day-to-day practice-intensive experience that allows the student to experience the totality of care provided by the athletic trainer. PREREQ: ATR 5320, ATR 5420, ATR 5440, and ATR 5400

  
  • ATR 5560. Leadership of Athletic Training (3 credits)


    This course covers the daily operations and management of physical, human, and financial resources in the delivery of healthcare services as well as exposing the student to leadership strategies and the creation of professional development plans. PREREQ: ATR 5320, ATR 5420, ATR 5450, and ATR 5400

  
  • ATR 5570. Wellness Promotion Across the Lifespan (3 credits)


    This course addresses epidemiology and role of inflammation in chronic diseases and the preventative role proper exercise and nutrition plays.  The use of exercise in the management of chronic disease will also be addressed as exercise prescriptions are summarized for healthy individuals as well as those diagnosed with chronic disease.  Students will learn to design and implement exercise programs for individuals across the lifespan based on current evidence and recommendations.  PREREQ: ATR 5320, ATR 5420, ATR 5450, and ATR 5400

  
  • ATR 5600. Clinical Experience VI (4 credits)


    This clinical experience will consist of at least a four-week immersion, providing the students with a full-time, day-to-day practice-intensive experience that allows the student to experience the totality of care provided by the athletic trainer.

      PREREQ: ATR 5540, ATR 5550, ATR 5330, and ATR 5500

  
  • ATR 5660. Transition to Professional Practice (3 credits)


    This course prepares student to enter the profession as practicing clinicians.  It involves formal preparation for the Board of Certification examination and discussion of current issues in athletic training. PREREQ: ATR 5540, ATR 5550, ATR 5330, and ATR 5500

  
  • ATR 5700. Clinical Experience VII (4 credits)


    This course provides the student with an optional additional immersive experience that would provide the student with focused experience in a particular area of interest. PREREQ: Approval from the Clinical Education Coordinator


Biology

  
  • BIO 1000. Principles of Biology (3 credits)


    An introduction to modern and classical biology concepts. Lecture.

  
  • BIO 1010. General Botany (4 credits)


    Introductory plant science with emphasis on morphology and physiology of the seed plants and a survey of representative types from the plant kingdom. A prerequisite to all other courses in botany. Lecture and Laboratory. PREREQ: BIO 1000 .

  
  • BIO 1020. General Zoology (4 credits)


    Introductory coverage of the animal kingdom with emphasis on vertebrate systems, classification & survey of the animal phyla, and coverage of cellular respiration. Laboratory time will be spent on histology, anatomy, and a survey of phyla. A prerequisite to all other zoology courses. Lecture and Laboratory. PREREQ: BIO 1000 .

  
  • BIO 1030. Basic Human Biology (3 credits)


    An elementary study of the human body in health and disease. This course relates fundamental knowledge about human anatomy and physiology to current issues. Questions such as how do birth control pills work? and what causes cancer? will be explored.  Does not fulfill a BIO major elective and does not count in the calculation of the major GPA. Lecture.

  
  • BIO 1040. Introduction to Animal Science (3 credits)


    A comprehensive overview of the anatomy and physiology of animals and the care and use of animals that live in close association with humans, including food animals, companion animals, and zoo animals. Animal management, production, breeding, genetics, nutrition, and human interactions with animals from a social and economic perspective will be discussed. Three hours lecture.

  
  • BIO 1060. Exploring Life’s Diversity (3 credits)


    A survey of the Kingdoms of living organisms to include an introduction to the theory of evolution and evidence for evolution, and an introduction to the fundamental principles of ecology. Does not fulfill a BIO major elective and does not count in the calculation of the major GPA. Lecture.

  
  • BIO 2040. Vertebrate Zoology (3 credits)


    The biology of several classes of vertebrate animals, both living and extinct, with emphasis on their diversity, evolution, morphology, physiology, and behavior. Lecture. PREREQ: BIO 1000 , BIO 1020 .

  
  • BIO 2050. Animal Behavior (3 credits)


    A survey of the functional and complexity categories of behavior with emphasis in the animal kingdom. Examples will range from one-celled organisms to humans. Other selected topics will include the evolution of behavior, sociobiology, animal cultures, behavioral ecology, behavioral genetics, neurobiology, consciousness and others. Lecture. PREREQ: BIO 1000  , BIO 1020 .

  
  • BIO 2110. Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits)


    A course covering the structure and function of certain organ systems of the human body. This is the first of a two-semester sequence in human anatomy and physiology. Topics to be covered include: an introduction to anatomy and physiology, the language of anatomy, homeostasis, histology and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Lecture and Laboratory. PREREQ: BIO 1000 .

  
  • BIO 2120. Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits)


    A course covering the structure and function of certain organ systems of the human body. The second in a two-semester sequence of courses in human anatomy and physiology. Systems covered include the circulatory, immune, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems. Lecture and Laboratory. PREREQ: BIO 1000BIO 2110 is recommended but not required.

  
  • BIO 2200. Field Botany (4 credits)


    Crosslisted: (ENV 2200)
    An introduction to the theory and practice of field botany, with emphasis placed on higher plants. Topics covered will include basic taxonomy, collection of field data, monitoring of the physical environment, census/sampling techniques, physiological and population ecology, and a general treatment of the plant communities of North Carolina. Lecture and Laboratory.

  
  • BIO 2300. Field Zoology (4 credits)


    Crosslisted: (ENV 2300)
    An introduction to the theory and practice of field zoology, with emphasis on vertebrates. Topics covered will include basic identification and taxonomy, collection of field data, monitoring of the physical environment, census/sampling techniques, physiological and population ecology, and mathematical modeling. Lecture and Laboratory.

  
  • BIO 2400. Field Microbiology (4 credits)


    Crosslisted: (ENV 2400)
    This course is an introduction to the microbial diversity of ecosystems. It includes field collection, identification, and digital imaging of live samples. Emphasis will be placed on organisms that are important in ecosystem function and include those that serve as indicators of water quality or environmental health. Protists will be emphasized. Lecture and Field Laboratory.

  
  • BIO 2500. Ornithology (4 credits)


    This course is designed to familiarize students with the major groupings of birds, basics of flight, adaptations, behavior, and birding “hot spots” in North Carolina. Emphasis will be placed on field identification techniques and habitat associations. Lecture and Laboratory.

  
  • BIO 3010. Entomology (4 credits)


    An introduction to the study of insects which emphasizes the classification, morphology, physiology, ecology, behavior, and importance of insects. Approximately one week will be devoted to spiders. A small collection with identification is required. Lecture and Laboratory. PREREQ: BIO 1000 , BIO 1020 .

 

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