Nov 25, 2020  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Public Policy and Administration

  
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    PAD 5080. Quantitative Analysis I (3 credits)


    Intensive examination of statistical and graphical methods of analyzing quantitative information. Covers frequency distribution, probability, sampling, T‑tests, correlation, various graphic forms, methods of avoiding distortions in graphics, and an overview of regression analysis, factor analysis, and analysis of variance. Extensive experience working with administrative data, emphasizing the use of computer technology and software.

  
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    PAD 5100. Organizational Leadership Seminar (3 credits)


    The concepts, principles, theories, and practices of organizational leadership will be examined. A combined emphasis is placed on the effectiveness of an organization and on the professional development of organizational leaders. The lectures and class discussions will be enhanced by various readings including biographies, live case studies, and research reports.

  
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    PAD 5110. Strategic Planning (3 credits)


    This course is a study of strategic management as a function of leadership. The three primary components of strategic management, which are strategic planning, strategy formulation, and strategy implementation, are analyzed. A case‑study approach is used to examine applications in for‑profit, non‑profit, and public organizations.

  
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    PAD 5120. Decision‑Making for Leaders (3 credits)


    This course considers the theory and practice of decision‑making in administrative and managerial settings. The emphasis is on the development of diagnostic, analytic, and choice skills that can be employed to improve decision‑making at the individual, group, organizational and interorganizational levels. Leading models and approaches to decision‑making behavior and its application and consequences in administration are covered. Scenario and case analyses from research literature will be used with lectures and class activities.

  
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    PAD 5300. Organizational Communication (3 credits)


    Theory and practice of oral and written communication within organizations, from employee‑employer interpersonal communication, interview communication, serial (information dissemination) communication, small group communication, and formal and informal presentations within the organization. All students are expected to fully participate in all written and oral activities and presentations.

  
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    PAD 5310. Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting for Managers (3 credits)


    The development and use of accounting information by managers. Includes financial and managerial concepts relevant to public and private sectors.

  
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    PAD 5320. Quantitative Analysis II (3 credits)


    Study of modeling and other analytical methods to address problems and needs of administrative organizations. Describes the uses and limitations of quantitative models as well as criteria for planning and decision‑making, simulation, systems analysis, forecasting, analytical programming, and scheduling.

  
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    PAD 5330. Leadership and Change (3 credits)


    This course addresses the phenomenon of change, how it affects organizations, and the role of leaders in shaping the future of the organization by guiding change. The course covers types of change, the tools available to leaders for guiding both planned and unplanned change, and the effects, and consequences of change.

  
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    PAD 5340. Leadership/Managerial Internship (3 credits)


    This course will involve the student in a seminar and planned field experience of professional development in an appropriate organizational setting. It will be supervised by a designated member of the faculty and an official representing the cooperating host organization. The scheduled seminar sessions will address a variety of issues designed to enable the student intern to gain knowledge and useful experience from the internship. The intern will apply the knowledge and skilled gained from course work to analyze administrative settings, issues, and problems, and generally to function effectively in an organizational setting. Appropriate readings and a structured written analytical report are required in addition to scheduled seminar sessions. PREREQ: Consent of Program Director.

  
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    PAD 5350. Small Business Management (3 credits)


    Consideration of opportunities and obstacles involved in starting and operating a small business. Emphasis is placed on integrating major concepts from finance accounting, marketing, and operations as they apply to owning and operating a small business. PREREQ: PAD 5000 , PAD 5040 .

  
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    PAD 5360. Administrative Law (3 credits)


    Administrative Law and its concomitant appeals process, judicial review or agencies and other facets of The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, and our legislative review and constraint of agencies are the primary focus of this course. Additionally, the rules and regulations process of federal and state agencies and its effect of the public, private, and non-profit sectors are the secondary focus of this course.

  
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    PAD 5370. Program Evaluation and Analysis (3 credits)


    Intensive study of techniques for use in program and policy evaluation and analysis. Topics include determination of program/policy objectives, examination of research designs and implications for assessments and evaluations, measurement issues, data collection techniques, and analysis of program information. Application of analysis efforts to benefit/cost analysis, modeling and forecasting, and other techniques will also be discussed. PREREQ: PAD 5050 , PAD 5500 .

  
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    PAD 5380. Conflict Analysis and Resolution (3 credits)


    This course addresses the theory, concepts, research, and practice in conflict analysis and resolution. It deals with the kinds of conflict issues that are associated with the management and leadership roles and functions in public, non-profit, and business organizations, and hence focuses more on conflicts among organizations and, social groups, than within the organization. Some emphasis is on social and community settings and the conflicts in these settings involving organizations. Collaborative problem solving, scenario-based planning, negotiation, and mediation are explored and practiced using cases, role-playing, scenarios, simulations, and critical events. Lectures are used to introduce and explain key concepts and approaches as well as research findings.

  
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    PAD 5400. Operations Management (3 credits)


    Managing the operation function is extremely important due to strong competition nationally and internationally. Operations management is responsible for systems that create goods and/or provideservices. The course examines the techniques required to operate the system and points out potential problems. Global systems, with emphasis on Japan, are discussed.

  
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    PAD 5500. Policy Studies (3 credits)


    This course will examine the theories and concepts used in the study of public policy. It particularly focuses on the development and use of models and techniques for policy formulation, analysis, and evaluation. Student assignments include the study of policy problem and the practical or applied implementation of policy analysis.

  
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    PAD 5510. Advanced Public Administration (3 credits)


    Focus on managerial, political, and legal theories and processes of public administration; examination of how these are used to fulfill legislative, executive, and judicial mandates for the provision of regulatory and service functions for American society in part and as a whole.

  
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    PAD 5520. Principles of Budgeting and Finance (3 credits)


    Focus on the fiscal aspects of public sector administration including: analysis of the sources of revenue for public programs; review of budgeting processes and important budget functions (e.g., cost‑benefit analysis, capital budgeting and debt administration); examination of the strategies and tactics used by various governmental actors in their efforts to maximize agency policy objectives.

  
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    PAD 5530. Advanced Public Administration and Policy (3 credits)


    Focus on managerial, political, and legal theories and processes of public administration; examination of how these are used to fulfill legislative, executive, and judicial mandates for the provision of regulatory and service functions for American society as a whole, and for some segments of it.

  
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    PAD 5590. Seminar in Public Management (3 credits)


    This course is designed to provide focused work on a selected public management policy or program. Students, as directed by the professor, will study and report on the analytic, substantive, policy, and managerial dimensions of a policy issue or problem in public management. This seminar is intended to facilitate the application of concepts from the other courses in the Public Management option area. PREREQ: MPA Core Courses and PAD 5500  and PAD 5510 .

  
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    PAD 5600. Independent Study (3 credits)


    Independent study in an area of administration and management relevant to the student's needs and interests. Supervised by an MPA Program faculty member. Regular advisory and tutorial activities. Consent of the Program Director is required.

  
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    PAD 5620. Professional Paper (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (CRJ 5620, EMG 5620, HAD 5620)
    A directed, supervised activity in which the student develops and analyzes a suitable topic, issue, or problem in leadership or management. The research subject must be one which can be addressed through the application of the knowledge and the research skill gained from course work (see Overview).

  
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    PAD 5770. Topics in Public Policy (3 credits)


    This course will focus on a substantive policy issue area, focusing on policy and administrative issues surrounding the issue area. The specific policy will vary by semester.

  
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    PAD 5880. Advanced Quantitative Analysis in Administration (3 credits)


    This course is designed to provide the advanced student of public affairs with a firm foundation in, and an ability to apply, some of the most commonly used statistical techniques, with emphasis on actual data analysis. Following a very brief refresher on basic statistics, part one of the course will focus on the foundations of bivariate linear regression analysis. The second part will concentrate on multivariate linear regression analysis, including analysis of the assumptions of these linear models and where they are most likely to fail. Parts one and two of the class will take up the bulk of the semester and will provide the student with one of the most important and widely used statistical tools for empirical social and policy research. The third part will concentrate on logit regression models and factor analysis. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be conversant with-and capable of using-some of the most widely used advanced statistical techniques.


Special Topics in Public Policy and Administration

  
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    PADS 5xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    The study of a particular topic of special importance, relevance, and currency to students of administration and management. The Special Topics course frequently is taught in seminar style, emphasizes content linkages with other courses in the MPA Program, and requires significant student activity. Consent of Program Director required. The content of the special topics course varies with each offering


Physical Education

  
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    PED 1010. Wellness and Fitness (1 credit)


    Basic, practical concepts concerning health, disease, fitness, exercise, obesity, etc., will be covered as related to personal wellness and fitness.

  
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    PED 1300. Fitness Walking (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1310. Archery (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1320. Badminton (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1330. Golf (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1340. Swimming (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1350. Tennis (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1360. Soccer (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1370. Bowling (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1380. Rhythms and Dance (1 credit)


    Aimed at teachers.

  
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    PED 1390. Racquetball (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1410. Physical Conditioning (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1450. Volleyball (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1460. Weight Training (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1640. Fall Sport Varsity Athlete (1 credit)


    Course open only to varsity athletes. Can take only one time. Grading is P/F

  
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    PED 1650. Spring Sport Varsity Athlete (1 credit)


    Course open only to varsity athletes. Can take only one time. Grading is P/F

  
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    PED 1770. Advanced Physical Conditioning (1 credit)


    Aimed at varsity athletes and/or extremely well-conditioned students; very intense training/conditioning; must have special permission to take.

  
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    PED 1790. Aerobic Dance (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1800. Military Physical Training (1 credit)


    Crosslisted: (MSC 1800)
    Must be approved to register for this course.

  
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    PED 1810. Stage Dance I (1 credit)


    Crosslisted: (THE 1810)
    Basic dance technique for the stage. PREREQ: Permission of instructor.

  
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    PED 1820. Stage Dance II (1 credit)


    Crosslisted: (THE 1820)
    Basic dance technique for the stage. PREREQ: Permission of instructor.

  
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    PED 1900. Outdoor Fitness (1 credit)


    A course designed to initiate students to outdoor fitness elements such as hiking, orienteering, climbing, etc.

  
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    PED 1910. Indoor Cycling (1 credit)


  
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    PED 1950. Water Aerobics (1 credit)


  
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    PED 2000. Motor Learning and Development (1 credit)


    Designed to evaluate the execution and competency of a variety of fundamental movements, skills, etc. related to the teaching of physical education, sports, etc.

  
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    PED 2040. Adaptive Physical Education (1 credit)


    Designed especially for teachers of exceptional children as well as for those who work with the handicapped; practical application of physical education activities, equipment, and modification of facilities for adaptive children and adults with adaptive needs; age, grade, and handicap levels will be considered.

  
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    PED 2060. Nutrition (1 credit)


    Crosslisted: (HLTH 2060)
    Designed to investigate topics in nutrition which are most relevant to physical activity, fitness, health, and sports participation. Along with general nutrition information, topics will include the effects foods have on physical performance, eating disorders, and proper body fat control.

  
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    PED 2070. Technology Applications in HPER (1 credit)


    Basic and thorough on‑task development of computer hardware, terminals, operations, software, peripheral systems, recorders, printers, etc. Instruction methods as well as computer‑assisted instruction will be discussed and developed in a variety of disciplines.

  
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    PED 2300. Officiating Sports (1 credit)


    Crosslisted: (REC 2300)
    An overview of the rules and mechanics of officiating sports; practical experience via intramural officiating.

  
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    PED 3000. Health/PE Activities for Grades K-3 (2 credits)


    A study of the appropriate teaching methodologies of health and movement materials/activities in grades K-3 as it relates to health, wellness, and fitness that's appropriate for this age level.

  
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    PED 3020. Health/PE Activities in Grades 10-12 (2 credits)


    A study of the appropriate teaching methodologies of health and movement materials/activities in grades 10-12 as it relates to health, wellness, and fitness that's appropriate for this age level. PREREQ: Must be admitted into Teacher Education in order to take this course.

  
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    PED 3100. Adapted Physical Education (3)


    This course is concerned with the role of physical education in providing services to students with disabilities. Particular areas of knowledge will focus upon growth and development, motor learning, and the psycho-social factors affecting students with disabilities. In addition, this course will deal with planning, operating, teaching, and evaluation of students with disabilities as well as focus on the various disorders, their etiology and pathology, as they relate to the kinds of intervention strategies that may be provided.

  
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    PED 3120. PE and Sport in Contemporary Society (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (SOC 3120)
    A study of the historical and philosophical aspects of PE and sport from sociocultural, psychological, and political perspectives, including the relationship of sport and PE to other social institutions and schools as well as the changing concepts and evolution of leisure, PE and sports. Literature on past events, current issues, and the sociological foundation of modern PE will be examined.

  
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    PED 3170. Health/PE Activities for Grades 4-6 (2 credits)


    A study of the appropriate teaching methodologies of health and movement materials/activities in grades 4-6 as it relates to health, wellness, and fitness that's appropriate for this age level.

  
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    PED 3175. Health/PE Activities in Grades 7-9 (2 credits)


    A study of the appropriate teaching methodologies of health and movement materials/activities in grades 7-9 as it relates to health, wellness, and fitness that's appropriate for this age level.

  
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    PED 3260. Practicum in Athletic Coaching (1 credit)


    Practical field experience in coaching athletic teams. Student can be assigned to either a member of the University coaching staff, a junior or senior high school coaching staff as an assistant, a recreation team, etc.

  
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    PED 3320. Teaching Swimming (1 credit)


    Methods, materials, techniques, and skills of teaching swimming.

  
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    PED 3330. Lifeguard Training (2 credits)


    Will include first aid, CPR for professional rescuer, AED, and disease-transmission certification.

  
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    PED 3340. Lifeguard Instructor (1 credit)


    Instructor's course leading to Red Cross certification. PREREQ: Must be Red Cross certified lifeguard training course (PED 3330 ).

  
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    PED 3350. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (1 credit)


    Instructor's course in teaching swimming and lifesaving techniques leading to Red Cross certification. PREREQ: PED 3330 , Lifeguard Training and current First Aid/CPR certification card(s).

  
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    PED 3500. Coaching Football (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3510. Coaching Basketball (Men or Women) (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3520. Coaching Track and Field (1 credit)


    A study of fundamentals, individual techniques, conditioning, maintaining facilities, and staging events.

  
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    PED 3530. Coaching Baseball (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3540. Coaching Wrestling (1 credit)


    A study of fundamentals, moves, strategies, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3550. Coaching Soccer (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3560. Coaching Softball (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3640. Coaching Volleyball (1 credit)


    A study of offensive and defensive play, strategies, fundamentals, and conditioning.

  
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    PED 3660. Coaching Tennis (1 credit)


    A study of fundamentals, individual techniques, conditioning, drills, and conducting matches.

  
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    PED 4020. Applied Exercise and Sport Science (3 credits)


    Provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of exercise and sport science laboratory techniques, safety concerns, treatment of subjects, modalities, and use and maintenance of lab equipment. The class focuses on research techniques, applied statistical methodology, and the development, practice, and evaluation of laboratory testing of exercise/athletic populations.

  
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    PED 4040. Classroom Discipline (1 credit)


    This course will explore and examine various methods of school classroom control, management, discipline, and punitive actions if needed based on appropriate grade level(s). Liability issues will the examined as it relates to school discipline policy(ies). PREREQ: May only be taken by physical education majors during the student teaching semester.

  
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    PED 4060. Health/PE Teaching Seminar (2 credits)


    A seminar that will explore and examine health/PE teaching methods, materials, techniques, and evaluation procedures as it relates to the teaching of both health and physical education. PREREQ: May only be taken by physical education majors during the student teaching semester.

  
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    PED 4240. Tests and Measurement in Physical Education (3 credits)


    An analysis of the methods of testing and evaluating in physical education; also an overview of statistics and data interpretation.


Exercise Physiology

  
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    EXPH 2100. Anatomy and Physiology (3 credits)


    A study of the anatomical and physiological functions, parts, and processes of the various systems of the human body to include cell, tissue, and organ, and structural study.

  
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    EXPH 2110. Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (1)


    This laboratory will provide students with exposure to basic laboratory study of the cells, tissues, and structures of the human body. COREQ: EXPH 2100  

  
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    EXPH 2200. Anatomy and Physiology II (3)


    This course will provide students with the advanced knowledge and application of anatomy and physiology that is necessary for professions that include exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation specialist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and physician's assistant. Advanced concepts of anatomical and physiological integration and interaction of systems will be the primary focus. PREREQ: EXPH 2100 and 2110

  
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    EXPH 2210. Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (1)


    This laboratory will provide students with opportunities for advanced application of laboratory procedures and cell, structure, and landmark identification. COREQ: EXPH 2200

  
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    EXPH 3400. Sport and Exercise Psychology (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (REC 3400)
    A study of the psychological theories and techniques that can affect motivation, performance and personal growth as associated with exercise and sport.

  
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    EXPH 3450. Kinesiology (3 credits)


    A structural study of the muscular system of the human body with emphasis on, and biomechanical analysis of, kinetic applications/movements relative to physical education, sport, and human movement.

  
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    EXPH 3460. Kinesiology Lab (1)


    This course will provide students with the opportunity to experience advanced laboratory applications in the mechanics of the human body manipulating forces to provide motion. The lab will focus on levers; origins, insertions and lines of pull of muscles; and the manipulation of angles in a practical sense. COREQ: EXPH 3450

  
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    EXPH 3500. Motor Behavior (3)


    This course will provide students with in-depth study of the mechanisms of developing and refining skills in motor activities, such as motor development patterns, factors affecting motor learning, improving motor skills, and advanced training for peak motor performance.

  
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    EXPH 3510. Motor Behavior Lab (1)


    This lab will provide students with opportunities to apply the techniques associated with developing and refining skills in motor activities, such as motor development patterns, factors affecting motor learning, improving motor skills, and advanced training for peak motor performance. COREQ: EXPH 3500

  
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    EXPH 4100. Biomechanics (3 credits)


    A qualitative and quantitative study of the mechanical factors related to human movement. The study of biomechanical principles that govern effectiveness of human kinetic movement and skills. Human movement as related to the laws of physics and biomechanics. Human biomechanical movement analysis will be explored as well as kinematic concepts. PREREQ: EXPH 2100 and EXPH 2200 or 3450

  
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    EXPH 4110. Biomechanics Lab (1)


    This course will provide students with the opportunity to experience advanced laboratory applications in analyzing how body position, joint angles, and forces affect human movement. COREQ: EXPH 4100

  
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    EXPH 4120. Exercise Physiology (3 credits)


    An analytical, practical study of how exercise affects the various physiological systems of the human body both positively and negatively. Sport and athletic physiology will be addressed as well.

  
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    EXPH 4130. Exercise Physiology Lab (1)


    This course will provide students with the opportunity to experience advanced laboratory applications for testing the human body's response to exercise demands. COREQ: EXPH 4120

  
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    EXPH 4200. Advanced Exercise Prescription (3)


    This lecture course will merge the concepts of the prerequisite courses together to provide the students with practical, applied knowledge of how to prescribe exercise for normal, clinical, and elite clienteles. PREREQ: EXPH 4100 and 4120


Special Topics in Physical Education

  
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    PEDS 4xxx. Special Topics in HPER (1-3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (RECS 4xxx)
    Investigations into special topics in health, physical education, or recreation.


Philosophy

  
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    PHI 1000. Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)


    A survey of the major issues and philosophers in the history of western philosophy.

  
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    PHI 1010. Logic (3 credits)


    The methods and principles of correct thinking. Emphasis on informal logic, the syllogism, and fallacies. Computer modeling activities are required.

  
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    PHI 1020. Perspectives on Humanity (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (REL 1020)
    A study of the dominant understandings of humanity. Philosophical, religious, scientific, and literary sources are read and discussed.

  
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    PHI 2040. Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)


    A study of the criteria by which moral decisions are made and their applications to selected contemporary ethical issues.

  
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    PHI 2050. Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)


    Studies of opposing philosophical views about humankind and the foundation of political and social life.

  
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    PHI 2070. Contemporary Moral Issues (3 credits)


    This is a survey course in applied ethics. Issues such as abortion, capital punishment, cloning, and affirmative action will be discussed.

  
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    PHI 2110. American Philosophy (3 credits)


    A study of the major figures in American philosophy, including Pierce, Royce, James, and Dewey. PREREQ: PHI 1000  or consent of instructor.

  
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    PHI 2220. Introduction to Asian Studies (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (PLS 2220/HST 2220)
    An introduction to the field of Asian Studies through an interdisciplinary perspective combining history, politics, economics, philosophy, and culture using a variety of theories, methodologies, and sources (textbook, book chapters, articles, literature). The course focuses on East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) but will also include India, Southeast Asia, and other countries. PREREQ: C or better in ENG 1050 .

 

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