Jun 16, 2024  
2015-2016 General Catalog 
    
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Public Health

  
  • PHC 6560 Principles Of Behavioral Science And Health Education (3)


    This Course Will Introduce The Student To The Principles, Theories, Concepts, And, Methodologies Involved In The Study Of Health Behavior And Community Education. The Course Will Primarily Provide A Forum To Discuss The Foundations Of Health Behavior And Health Education, Models Of Individual And Interpersonal Health Behavior, Community Health And Susceptible Populations, Community And Group Intervention Models Of Health Behavior Change, And Using Theory In Research And Practice.

  
  • PHC 6560DL Prin Behavior Sci & Hlth Edu


    This Course Will Introduce The Student To The Principles, Theories, Concepts, And, Methodologies Involved In The Study Of Health Behavior And Community Education. The Course Will Primarily Provide A Forum To Discuss The Foundations Of Health Behavior And Health Education, Models Of Individual And Interpersonal Health Behavior, Community Health And Susceptible Populations, Community And Group Intervention Models Of Health Behavior Change, And Using Theory In Research And Practice. This Course Will Be Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 6601 Intro To Public Hlth Genomics


    This Course Will Introduce The Participant To The Relevance Of Genomics To Such Key Public Health Issues As Ethnic Health Disparities, Environmental Health, Health Policy And Law, Research Ethics, Maternal And Child Health, Clinical Preventive Medicine, Health Behavior, Health Economics, And Communicable Disease Control

  
  • PHC 6601DL Intro Pubic Hlth Genomics


    This Course Will Introduce The Participant To The Relevance Of Genomics To Such Key Public Health Issues As Ethnic Health Disparities, Environmental Health, Health Policy And Law, Research Ethics, Maternal And Child Health, Clinical Preventive Medicine, Health Behavior, Health Economics, And Communicable Disease Control

  
  • PHC 6605 Fou Of Pub Hlh Eth & Soc Jus


    This Course Describes A Distinction Between Public Health Ethics And Medical Ethics, Examines The Role Public Health As A Social Justice Issue And Provides Tools For Ethical Decision Making In Public Health. The Course Will Address Issues Pertaining To Human Rights, Social Justice And Racial Disparities ( In Both Research And Practice Domestic All And Internationally) This Is A Required Course For All Online Mph Students

  
  • PHC 6605DL Fou Of Pub Hlh Eth & Soc Jus


    This Course Describes A Distinction Between Public Health Ethics And Medical Ethics, Examines The Role Public Health As A Social Justice Issue And Provides Tools For Ethical Decision Making In Public Health. The Course Will Address Issues Pertaining To Human Rights, Social Justice And Racial Disparities ( In Both Research And Practice Domestic All And Internationally) This Is A Required Course For All Online Mph Students

  
  • PHC 6703 Special Problems In Public Health (1-4)


    This Course Will Provide Advanced Research Skills In Addressing Public Health. Students Will Gain Advanced Independent Research Skills In Addressing Public Health Problems That Plague Poor And Underserved Populations.

  
  • PHC 6703DL Special Problems In Public Health (1-4)


    This Course Will Provide Advanced Research Skills In Addressing Public Health. Students Will Gain Advanced Independent Research Skills In Addressing Public Health Problems That Plague Poor And Underserved Populations

  
  • PHC 6704 Applied Community-based Research Methods (3)


    This Course Will Introduce Students To The Wide Range Of Methods Used In Conducting Community-based Research. Throughout The Semester, Students Will Be Provided With Opportunities To Design Research Questions, Conduct A Mini-study, And Determine Preliminary Data Results. The Purpose Of This Course Is To Provide Students With Hands-on Experience Using Various Research Methods That Are Most Conducive To Improving The Health Status Of Community Residents.

  
  • PHC 6704DL Appl Comm-base Res Methods


    This Course Will Introduce Students To The Wide Range Of Methods Used In Conducting Community-based Research. Throughout The Semester, Students Will Be Provided With Opportunities To Design Research Questions, Conduct A Mini-study, And Determine Preliminary Data Results. The Purpose Of This Course Is To Provide Students With Hands-on Experience Using Various Research Methods That Are Most Conducive To Improving The Health Status Of Community Residents. This Course Will Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 6705 Health Outcomes Research In Health Care (3)


    Health Care Outcomes As A Field Of Study Is Of Critical Importance To Health Care Research. Not Only Do We Judge Wellness In Part By Health Care Outcomes But We Also Set (in Many Cases) The Standard(s) For Delivering Effective Medical Care When Positive Outcomes Are Achieved. Positive Health Care Outcomes Are Very Much A Function Of Effective Disease Management Practice. This Course Of Study Will Provide Students With The Conceptual Tools For Assessing Health Care Outcomes And Health Care Practice. The Course Will Also Provide Students With The Fundamental Conceptual Skills Necessary For Understanding The Relationship Between The Organization Of Healthcare Delivery And Clinical Practice. The Course Will Explore A Number Of Health Care Methods Used In The Practice Of Health Care Delivery, Including Both Allopathic And Homeopathic Methods Of Clinical Practice.

  
  • PHC 6705DL Hlth Outcome Resh Hlt Care Mgt


    Health Care Outcomes As A Field Of Study Is Of Critical Importance To Health Care Research. Not Only Do We Judge Wellness In Part By Health Care Outcomes But We Also Set (in Many Cases) The Standard(s) For Delivering Effective Medical Care When Positive Outcomes Are Achieved. Positive Health Care Outcomes Are Very Much A Function Of Effective Disease Management Practice. This Course Of Study Will Provide Students With The Conceptual Tools For Assessing Health Care Outcomes And Health Care Practice. The Course Will Also Provide Students With The Fundamental Conceptual Skills Necessary For Understanding The Relationship Between The Organization Of Healthcare Delivery And Clinical Practice. The Course Will Explore A Number Of Health Care Methods Used In The Practice Of Health Care Delivery, Including Both Allopathic And Homeopathic Methods Of Clinical Practice. This Course Will Be Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 6708 Stat Met For Cat Data Anyl


    Intended For Advanced Graduate Students Who Are Interested In Advanced Biostatistics Courses. This Course Covers Both Theory And Methods For Drawing Inference From Categorical Data. Topics Covered Include Contingency Tables, Various Measures Of Association, Goodness-of-fit, Loglinear Models, Model Mis-specification And Special Experimental Design Structures Such As Repeated Measures And Matched Pairs. Statistical Software Will Be Utilized To Illustrate Concepts.

  
  • PHC 6709 Stat And Comp Method In Ph


    Introduction To Public Health Data Management And Processing Using Sas Programming. This Course Is Intended To Familiarize Students With The Principles Of Data Management And Working With Sas Environment. It Covers Reading Various Data Formats, Import And Export Of Data, Data Manipulation And Learning The Basic Sas Procedures.

  
  • PHC 6761 Public Health Program Evaluation (3)


    This Course Will Introduce A Range Of Research Methods And Techniques Used In Designing And Conducting Health Services Research, With A Special Emphasis On Program Evaluation. Topics Include Formulation Of The Evaluation Question; Research Design; Sampling Techniques; Data Collection Methods; Data Interpretation; And Ethical, Logistical And Political Considerations In Conducting Evaluation Studies. Special Attention Will Be Paid To Conducting Health Services And Program Evaluation In Community-based Public Health Programs. This Course Will Also Examine The Role Of Evaluation In Health Care Decision-making, Including The Application Of Qualitative And Quantitative Research Methods.

  
  • PHC 6761DL Public Health Programs Eval


    This Course Will Introduce A Range Of Research Methods And Techniques Used In Designing And Conducting Health Services Research, With A Special Emphasis On Program Evaluation. Topics Include Formulation Of The Evaluation Question; Research Design; Sampling Techniques; Data Collection Methods; Data Interpretation; And Ethical, Logistical And Political Considerations In Conducting Evaluation Studies. Special Attention Will Be Paid To Conducting Health Services And Program Evaluation In Community-based Public Health Programs. This Course Will Also Examine The Role Of Evaluation In Health Care Decision-making, Including The Application Of Qualitative And Quantitative Research Methods. This Course Will Be Taught On-lne

  
  • PHC 6902 Direct Read In Biostatistics


    This Course Provides The Opportunity To Analyze, Interpret And Critique Original Research Articles On A Variety Of Subjects Of Biostatistical Import. Assignments Consist Of Oral And Written Reviews Of Recently Published Papers. A Literature Review Paper On A Topic Chosen By Student Is Required. Student Presentations Are Supplemented By Didactic Instruction On Topics Critical To Evaluating Epidemiologic Studies. Upon Completion, Students Willhave Learned How To Criticallyanalyze And Interpret Research Findings And How To Present Publication. Additionally, Students Will Gain New Content Knowledge On A Variety Of Subject Areas. Familarity With Basic And Advanced Biostatistical Methods, Including Regression And Categorical Analysis, And Study Design

  
  • PHC 6910 Public Health Practice II (special Project) (3)


    A Special Project Is A Core Requirement Of All MPH Students In The Florida A&M University Institute Of Public Health. This Project Is A Research Project In A Public Health Area. Each Project Of Choice Should Be In The Chosen Public Health Track Of Each Student. During The Fourth Semester Of Study, Each Student Will Be Enrolled In Public Health Practice II (special Project). The Student Will Independently Conduct Their Research On The Chosen Topic With Specific Deliverables To Be Submitted During The Course Of The Semester. During The Fifth Semester Of Study, An Oral Presentation And Written Report Must Be Submitted And Approved Before The Mph Degree Is Conferred.

  
  • PHC 6910DL Public Health Practice II


    A Special Project Is A Core Requirement Of All MPH Students In The Florida A&M University Institute Of Public Health. This Project Is A Research Project In A Public Health Area. Each Project Of Choice Should Be In The Chosen Public Health Track Of Each Student. During The Fourth Semester Of Study, Each Student Will Be Enrolled In Public Health Practice II (special Project). The Student Will Independently Conduct Their Research On The Chosen Topic With Specific Deliverables To Be Submitted During The Course Of The Semester. During The Fifth Semester Of Study, An Oral Presentation And Written Report Must Be Submitted And Approved Before The Mph Degree Is Conferred.

  
  • PHC 6914 Prin Global Hlt & Contem Issue


    This Course Introduces Students To The Global Context Of Public Health, To Major Concepts And Methods In Global Health And To Dimensions Of Public Health Particular To International Settings; Examines Major Themes And Policies In Global Health; And Analyzes Health Problems And Varying Responses In Different Parts Of The World, Particularly In Resources-poor Societies. This Course Also Examines The Histrorical, Current And Emerging Priorities In The Global Health Arena Such As The Impact Of Globalization; Health Disparities, Political, Socioeconomic, And Cultural Factors; Social And Gender Inequities; Emerging And Remerging Infectious Disease; Nutritional Factors In Health And Disease; Population And Reproductive Health; Complex Humanitarian Emergencies And Human Responses And Mangement In The Contextof Different Parts Of The World.

  
  • PHC 6931 Public Hlth Sem For Hlth Prof


    This Seminar Series Offer An Opportunity To Engage With Experts From Variety Of Disciplines, To Consider Possible Research Or Practicum Opportunities And Participate In Interdisciplinary Discussion Around Issues Central To Public Health. This Is Required Course For All Online Mph Student

  
  • PHC 6931DL Public Hlth Sem For Hlth Prof


    This Seminar Series Offer An Opportunity To Engage With Experts From Variety Of Disciplines, To Consider Possible Research Or Practicum Opportunities And Participate In Interdisciplinary Discussion Around Issues Central To Public Health. This Is Required Course For All Online Mph Student

  
  • PHC 6934 Topics In Public Health (3)


    This Course Will Introduce The Student To Current Topics In Public Health. The Course Will Primarily Provide A Forum For Critical Review Of The Current Public Health Literature And The Oral Presentation Of Public Health Information. Presentations May Cover Such Topics As Asthma, Rural Health Care Policy, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Bio-terrorism, Occupational Exposure, Environmental Exposures And Disease Outcomes, Breast And Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines, Evaluation Of Tobacco Cessation Programs And Emerging Infectious Diseases.

  
  • PHC 6934DL Topics Public Health


    This Course Will Introduce The Student To Current Topics In Public Health. The Course Will Primarily Provide A Forum For Critical Review Of The Current Public Health Literature And The Oral Presentation Of Public Health Information. Presentations May Cover Such Topics As Asthma, Rural Health Care Policy, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Bio-terrorism, Occupational Exposure, Environmental Exposures And Disease Outcomes, Breast And Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines, Evaluation Of Tobacco Cessation Programs And Emerging Infectious Diseases. This Course Will Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 6936 Pub Hlt Pract Hlt Pros I


    This Course Is Designed For Online Mph Students With Minimum Of 5 Years Of Public Health Experience. This Course Will Introduce The Practicing Health Professional To Applied Research Through Work And Design Of Specific Project That Is Applicable To The Student’s Professional Experience And Interest. A Special Project, In A Core Public Health Area, Is A Core Requirement Of All Mph Students After Completion Of All Didactic Core Courses. The Practicing Health Professional Will Independently Conduct Their Research On The Chosen Topic With Specific Deliverables To Be Submitted During The Course Of The Semester. The Project Will Be Coordinated With A Research Preceptor Who Will Guide And Evaluate The Project

  
  • PHC 6936DL Pub Hlt Pract Hlt Pros I


    His Course Is Designed For Online Mph Students With Minimum Of 5 Years Of Public Health Experience. This Course Will Introduce The Practicing Health Professional To Applied Research Through Work And Design Of Specific Project That Is Applicable To The Student’s Professional Experience And Interest. A Special Project, In A Core Public Health Area, Is A Core Requirement Of All Mph Students After Completion Of All Didactic Core Courses. The Practicing Health Professional Will Independently Conduct Their Research On The Chosen Topic With Specific Deliverables To Be Submitted During The Course Of The Semester. The Project Will Be Coordinated With A Research Preceptor Who Will Guide And Evaluate The Project

  
  • PHC 6945 Public Health Practice I (rotation) (3)


    The Purpose Of This Course Is To Orient The Students To Public Health Practice And Applications In The Areas Of Epidemiology/biostatistics, Environmental And Occupational Health, Health Policy And Management, And Chronic Diseases/health Education. Students Are To Be Assigned To Personnel In The Florida Department Of Health And Work In These Areas For 10 Hrs/week. Three Semester Credit Hours Will Be Granted Upon The Completion Of This Course. State Health Department Personnel Will Provide Input On The Evaluation Of Student Work Performance.

  
  • PHC 7020 Design,conduc& Analy Cln Trial


    This Course Is Intended For Students Interested In The Design, Conduct And Analysis Of Clinical Trials. This Course Will Develop Skills In Being A More Critical Reader Of Medical Literature. Examples Of Clinical Trials From The Literature Will Be Utilized To Illustrate Salient Methodological Principles. By The End Of The Course Students Should Understand The Basic Elements Of Clinical Trials, Be Able To Recognize And Use Principles Of Good Study Design And Be Able To Analyze And Interpret Study Results To Make Correct Scientific References

  
  • PHC 7021 Clinical Epidemiology


    This Course Will Help Students Learn Or Refine The Skills Of Clinical Epidemiology, Defined As The Study And Mangement Of Illness In Individual As Well As Populations Using Methods. Individual And Group Sessions Will Develop Techniques Of Constructive Critical Appraisal Of The Medical Literature, Illustrated By Examples From General Health, Cardivascular Disease And Diabetes. Students Will Learn How To Assess Studies Of Prognosis Or Outcomes Of Illness, Treatments, Diagnostics Tests And Screening Programs, As Well As The Basic Requirements For Randomized Clinical Trials

  
  • PHC 7059 Applied Survival Analysis


    This Is A Course On Survival Analysis With Emphasis On Application Of Methods On Real Life Data. It Discusses The Theoretical Basis Of Concepts And Methodologies Associated With Survival Data And Censoring, Parametric And Nonparametric Test, And Competing Risk Models. Concepts And Methods Will Be Illustrated Using Sas Or Stata Statistical Software

  
  • PHC 7076 Cancer Epidemiology


    The Objectives Of This Course Are To Familiarize Students With Central Topics In Cancer Epidemiology And Prevention, Including Cancer Biology, Research Methods And Applied Cancer Control; Provide Students With An Opportunity To Develop An In-depth Understanding Of An Etiology - Specific Cancer Process; Provide Students With Hands-on Experience In Conducting Cancer Epidemiology And Prevention Research; Familiarize Students With Various Facets Of Funding, Including Grant Writing And Reviewing. Nutrition Etiology Is Covered

  
  • PHC 7077 Cardiovas Disease Epidemiology


    This Course Focuses On The Epidemiology And Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease. The Following Topics Are Addressed: Biology/pathology Of Cardiovascular Diseases, Diagnosis And Misclassification Of Cvd In Mortality Data, Hospital Dischage Data And Community Studies (2) Descriptive Epidemiology Of Coronary Heart Disease And Stroke, Overview Of Cvd, Social Class And Race, Epidemiology Multi-risk Factor Studies, Current Community Studies; Discussion Of High Risk Vs Population Approaches To Prevention Of Cardiovascular Diseases Objectives/learning

  
  • PHC 7504 Advan Theory In Health Edu


    This Course Is Designed To Introduce Students About Models Used For Behavioral Science And The Development Of Health Promotion Programs. Students Will Be Taught And Asked To Apply The Theories Used To Develop Behavior Change Programs For Individuals, Organizations And Systems. Students Will Be Encouraged To Combine Theories To Address The Particular Populations.

  
  • PHC 7530 Maternal And Child Health Epid


    This Course Is Designed To Present Contemporary Issues And Trends In Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology. This Is A Time To Interact With Fellow Students The Professor, And The Guests; To Consider,todevelop, To Challenge, And To Evaluate Ideas And Views Across The Scientific/clinical, Social & Political Aspects Of Each Issue. Critical Thinking Is Essential. Each Students Views And Attitudes Are An Intergral Part Of The Course And Each Student Is Expected To Engage Actively In Each Class.

  
  • PHC 7714 Hlth Ed Sem Series


    This Seminar Serves As A Vehicle For Graduate Students And Doctorial Students To Present And Discuss Conference Papers, Current Research And Research Proposals

  
  • PHC 7715 Pln & Adm Hlth Edu & Prom Prog


    Examines Administration Of Health Education And Promotion Programs In Schools, Communities And Worksites; Goals, Advantages And Special Concerns Of Working In Each Of These Settings.

  
  • PHC 7750 Adv Hlth Prog Evaluation


    Theory And Application Of Original Behavioral Research: Hypothesis Generation, Specifications Of Study Aims And Population, Selection Of Measurement, Data Collection, Design And Analytical Techniques And Preparation Of Evaluation Research.

  
  • PHC 7902 Direct Reading In Epidemiology


    This Course Provides The Opportunity To Analyze, Interpret And Critique Original Research Articles On A Variety Of Subjects Of Epidemiologic And Biostatistical Import. Assignment Consists Of Oral & Written Reiviews Of Recently Published Papers. A Literature Review Paper On A Topic Chosen By The Student Is Required. Students Presentations Are Supplemented By Didacted Instruction On Topics Crtical To Evaluating Epidemiologic Studies. Upon Completion, Students Will Have Learned How To Critically Analyze & Interpret Research Findings & How To Present For Publication. Addtionally, Students Will Gain New Content Knowledge On Variety Of Subject Areas. Familiarity With Basic & Advanced Epidemiology Methods, Including Study Design & Statistical Analyses Will Assumed.

  
  • PHC 7911 Public Health Practice III (Independent Study) (3)


    This Course Is A Continuation Of PHC 6910  With Intensive Research On A Specific Public Health Project In A Core Public Health Area During The Last Semester Of Study.

  
  • PHC 7937 Pub Hlt Pract Hlt Pros II


    This Course Is A Continuation Of The First Capstone Course ( Public Health Practice For Health Professionals I ) With Intensive Research On A Specific Public Health Project In A Core Public Health During The Last Semester Of Study. The Students Will Finalize Their Capstone Projects , Give Oral, Public Presentation, And Produce A Written Report Of This Research. The Oral Presentation And Written Report Must Be Submitted And Approved Before The Mph Degree Is Conferred (culminating Experiences)

  
  • PHC 7937DL Pub Hlt Pract Hlt Pros II


    This Course Is A Continuation Of The First Capstone Course ( Public Health Practice For Health Professionals I ) With Intensive Research On A Specific Public Health Project In A Core Public Health During The Last Semester Of Study. Th

  
  • PHC 7945 Doctoral Pract In Public Hlth


    The Goal Of The Doctoral Practicum Is To Provide Students With Opportunities To Interact With Other Health Professionals In A Setting That Will Enhance Their Knowledge And Skills In The Subject Area Of Their Dissertation

  
  • PHC 7946 Internship (6)


    This Course Is Designed To Provide Intensive Off-site Public Health Practice Opportunities, Over A Three-month Period Of Time, In A Local, State, Or Federal Health Agency Of Community-based Organization. International Public Health Opportunities Are Also Considered. The Public Health Internship Is Required During The Last Semester Of Matriculation Before Conferring Of The Master Of Public Health Degree.

  
  • PHC 7946DL Public Health Internship


    This Course Is Designed To Provide Intensive Off-site Public Health Practice Opportunities, Over A Three-month Period Of Time, In A Local, State, Or Federal Health Agency Of Community-based Organization. International Public Health Opportunities Are Also Considered. The Public Health Internship Is Required During The Last Semester Of Matriculation Before Conferring Of The Master Of Public Health Degree. This Course Will Be Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 7965 Comprehensive Exam


  
  • PHC 7965DL Comprehensive Examination.


    This Course Will Be Taught On-line

  
  • PHC 7980 Research For Doctoral Disserta


    Research For Doctoral Candidates For Completion Of The Doctoral Dissertation. The Student Will Complete A Supervised Original Research Project And Write A Scholarly Dissertation Based On The Completed Research. The Student Will Demonstrate Mastery Of The Field And Expertise In The Research By A Successful Open Defense Of The Dissertation

  
  • PHC 7981 Adv Research Public Hlth Prac


    The Student Will Pursue Supervised Research Under The Guidance Of His /her Research Advisor With On Going Assessment Of Progress By Research Advisor. The Student Will Be Expected To Develop Expertise In Techniques And The Theories Related To Their Research That Will Be Used In The Preparation, Conduct, And Completion Of The Doctoral Dissertation. The Student Will Demonstrate A Strong Foundation By Presenting Their Research Findings At Scientific Meetings. Also, The Student Will Be Supervised In The Development Of Bibliographic Development And Manuscript And Grant Writing Skills.

  
  • PHC 7981DL Adv Research Pub Hlth Prac


    The Student Will Pursue Supervised Research Under The Guidance Of His /her Research Advisor With On Going Assessment Of Progress By Research Advisor. The Student Will Be Expected To Develop Expertise In Techniques And The Theories Related To Their Research That Will Be Used In The Preparation, Conduct, And Completion Of The Doctoral Dissertation. The Student Will Demonstrate A Strong Foundation By Presenting Their Research Findings At Scientific Meetings. Also, The Student Will Be Supervised In The Development Of Bibliographic Development And Manuscript And Grant Writing Skills.

  
  • PHC 8966 Dr Ph Comp Exam In Public Hlth


    This Course Is A Comprehensive Examination In Public Health

  
  • PHC 8981 Doctoral Research Protocol


    This Course Satisfies The Requirement For Doctoral Students To Conceptualize, Write, Propose, Present, And Defend The Proposal For The Dissertation Research. This Course Is The Same As PHA 8968 .

  
  • PHC 8983 Dissertation Defense


    This Course Will Involves The Formal Presentation Of The Doctoral Dissertation In Public Health


Public Policy

  
  • PUP 3002 Intro Public Policy


  
  • PUP 3313 Blacks And The Political Process (3)


    Prerequisite: Consent Of Instructor. Political Socialization And Roles Played By Blacks Through The Protest Movements, Political Parties, And Other Avenues Of Political Process.

  
  • PUP 3801 Issues In Emerg Mgmt


  
  • PUP 4104 Introduction To Government Planning (3)


    Prerequisite: Junior Or Senior Standing. Concepts, Fundamentals, And Methods Of Planning; Significance And Relationship Of Planning Of Public Administration And Public Policy.

  
  • PUP 4802 Pub Pol & Emerg Mgmt


  
  • PUP 4803 Politics Of Disaster


  
  • PUP 4947 Public Affairs Internship (var. 3-6)


    Supervised Field Work In Bureaucratic, Legislative, And Legal Agency, Interest Group, Political Party, Or Other Public Affairs-oriented Organization For Majors. Periodic Conference-seminars And Papers Relating Academic And Internship Experiences Required.


Public Relations

  
  • PUR 3000 Introduction To Public Relations (3)


    Prerequisite: Jou 3101. Fundamental Theories And Processes Of Public Relations, Tracing Growth And Development Of This Field To Current And Emerging Practices. Application Of Pr To Corporations, Government Agencies, And Service Organizations.

  
  • PUR 3105C Public Relations Methods (3)


    Prerequisite: PUR 3000 , Jou 3223. Applications Of Public Relations Process, Including Research, Action, Communication, And Evaluation. Practice In Producing Brochures And Pamphlets, Newsletters, And Annual Reports For Public. With Lab.

  
  • PUR 3401 Critical Issues In Public Rel


    This Course Explores Communication Theory And Uses Case Studies To Analyze How Public Relations Strategies And Tactics Are Used To Shape The Public Discussion On Critical Issues In Public Relations

  
  • PUR 4001 Case Std Pr Comm


  
  • PUR 4205L Corp Comm Prod Lab


  
  • PUR 4500 Pr Research & Strategies


    Focuses On Research Methodology Needed For Effective Communication Campaigns In The Public And Private Sectors Emphasis Is Placed On Team Work, Individual Effort, Traditional And Social Media, Presentation And Research Skills, And Effective Writing

  
  • PUR 4800C Corporate Communication Production (3)


    Prerequisite: Senior Standing, Jou 3223, Pur 3105. Study Of Practice In Public Relations Strategies Used In Corporations, Including Newsletters, Issue Statements, Electronic News Releases, And Annual Reports. With Lab.

  
  • PUR 4801 Case Studies In Public Relations (3)


    Prerequisite: PUR 3000 , Pur 3105. Study Of Case Histories And Communication Campaigns In The Public And Private Sectors, With Emphasis On Problem-solving And Issues Management.

  
  • PUR 4941 Public Relations Practicum (1)


    Prerequisite: PUR 3000 , Pur 3105. Student Serves 10 Hours A Week In Voluntary Public Relations Role, Subject To Instructor’s Approval, To Gain Experience In Public Relations Activities.


Quality Methods for Business

  
  • QMB 332B Bus Statistics II


  
  • QMB 2100 Quantitative Methods For Business Decisions I (3)


    Prerequisite: GEB 1441 , MAC 2312  Or Business Analysis II. Principles And Methods Of Collecting, Presenting, And Analyzing Business Data, Using Descriptive Statistics, Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, Approximation Techniques And Regression Analysis. Extensive Computer Application Use.

  
  • QMB 2102 Quantitative Business Decisions (3)


    Prerequisite: MAC 2233 . Applications Of Statistical Decision Theory, Linear Programming, And Other Mathematic Models Used In Business Decision-making; Extensive Computer-based Methods And Analysis Employed.

  
  • QMB 3200 Method Bus Decision


  
  • QMB 3602 Quantitative Methods For Business Decisions II (3)


    Prerequisite: Qmb 3600. Applications Of Statistical Decision Theory, Linear Programming And Other Mathematical Models Used In Business Decision-making. Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, Strategy Exercises, Decision Games, And Other Applied Models.

  
  • QMB 4700 Oper Rsrch Mngl Decs


  
  • QMB 4701 Operations Analysis


  
  • QMB 4820 Linear Programming


  
  • QMB 4905 Directed Ind Study


  
  • QMB 5555 Managerial Research Methods (3)


    Prerequisite: QMB 3602 . Examination Of Decision Model Choice Criteria, And Usefulness. Review Of Academic And Professional Literature On Quantitative Methods That Can Be Used As An Aid To Managerial Decision-making. Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, Strategy Exercises, Decision Games And Other Applied Models.

  
  • QMB 5555DL Man Research Methods


    Examination Of Decision Model Choice Criteria, And Usefulness. Review Of Academic And Professional Literature On Quantitative Methods That Can Be Used As An Aid To Managerial Decision-making. Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, Strategy Exercises, Decision Games And Other Applied Models

  
  • QMB 5755DL Operations Research


  
  • QMB 5905 Directed Ind Study


  
  • QMB 5905DL Grad Directed Ind Study


    Independent Study In Quantitative Analysis With The Appropriate Supervision Available When Deemed Appropriate By Management Department


Radiological Health

  
  • RHT 5124 Radiation Biology (3)


    Prerequisite: BSC 1011 . Presents Current Knowledge About Radiation Effect On Mammals, Its Application, In Quantitative Evaluation Of Relations Between Characteristics Of Various Radiation Exposures And Of Somatic And Genetic Effects In Man And Animals.

  
  • RHT 5130 Sources And Control Of Radioactive Waste (3)


    Prerequisite: CHM 1046 . The Evaluation Of The Significance Of Uses In Nuclear Energy In Relation To Environmental Processes And Possible Methods For Control Of Radioactive Wastes. Consideration Of Biological Accumulation And Movement Of Radioisotopes In The Environment.

  
  • RHT 5210 Principles Of Radiological Health (3)


    This Course Discusses The Principles And Methods Of Protection Against Radiation Hazards, With Emphasis On Occupational And Other Environment Aspects. Nature And Reaction Of Radiation With Matter; Radiation Measurements; Biological Effects; Types Of Exposure; Methods Of Exposure; Control And Disposal Of Waste. Primarily For Students Not Pursuing The Radiation Protection Sequence.

  
  • RHT 5326 Internal Radiation Dosimetry (3)


    Prerequisite: CHM 1045 ; MAC 3312  ; Bsc 3090. Historical Basis Of Continuing Evolution Of Internal Radiation Dosimetry Practices. The Development And Application Of Primary And Secondary Radiation Protection Standards Concerning Internal Exposure Are Addressed.

  
  • RHT 5415 Radiological And Health Physics (3)


    Prerequisite: Phy 3048. Methodology Of Radiation Detection And Measurement, Fundamental Concepts Of Dosimetry, Radiation Units, The Measurement And Calculation Of Dosimetric Quantities, Statistics For Health Physics, A Review Of Biological Data, Icrp And Ncrp Radiation-protection Limits, And Procedures For Protection From External And Internal Radiation Sources.

  
  • RHT 5948 Special Topics In Radiation Protection (2)


    Prerequisite: Instructor’s Permission. This Course Is Set Up To Provide Off-campus Credit For Students Participating In Internships At The Oakridge National Laboratory. Students Will Be Involved In Activities To Include Radiation Interaction, Detection And Dosimetry; Radiation Protection Standards And Regulations; Biological Effects, Risk Assessment And Alara (as Low As Reasonably Achievable Radiation Exposure) Concepts; Facility Design And Nuclear Safety; Radiological Emergency Management; Environmental Monitoring And Assessment And Nuclear Waste Management.


Reading

  
  • REA 7 Developmental Reading I


    Topics Include: Main Idea; Supporting Details; Authors Purpose; Authors Tone; Fact & Opinion; Organizational Patterns; Relationships; Vocabulary In Context; Inference & Conclusions; Reasoning & Argument

  
  • REA 17 College Preparatory Reading (3)


    Introduces and reinforces literal, inferential, and critical reading skills needed to becom a proficient reader of college level textbooks and other related reading materials.

    Course Attribute: PREP
    Course Attribute Value: CPREP-READ
  
  • REA 20 Spelling-pronunc


  
  • REA 1105 Reading Improvement (3)


    Provides A Systematic Approach To Reading With Emphasis On Skills Relative To Vocabulary And Comprehension Improvement And On Teh Efficient Reading Of College Textbooks. Extensive Evaluation And Correction Of Reading Difficulties Are Stressed.

  
  • REA 1125 Clast Prep Reading


  
  • REA 1505 Vocabulary Improvement (3)


    Emphasizes Vocabulary Improvement Through The Use Of Contextual Clues And Word Structure As Practical Methods For Unlocking Meanings Of Unfamiliar Words. Literal And Implied Meanings Of Words Are Examined To Facilitate Word Choice And Appropriate Usage.

  
  • REA 1605 Study Skill Improvement (3)


    Focuses On Effective Study Skills And Systematic Reading Approaches Designed To Maximize The Study And Retention Of Materials Presented In College Level Reading Texts.

  
  • REA 2937 Enhan Read Sks(mis)



Reading Education

  
  • RED 3013 Teaching of Reading and Diagnosing its Growth (3)


    Identification of components of the reading process. Principles, methods, approaches, issues, and trends in the teaching of reading in the elementary grades.

  
  • RED 3333 Teaching Reading in Secondary Schools (3)


    Place of reading in the middle and high school. Trends and practice in reading instruction, the prevention of reading difficulties and the integration of reading strategies in the content areas.

  
  • RED 3333E Reading In The Content Area (3)


    Place Of Reading In The Middle And High School. Trends And Practice In Reading Instruction, The Prevention Of Reading Difficulties, And The Integration Of Reading Strategies In The Content Areas

  
  • RED 3542 Reading


 

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