Jan 26, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Kinesiology

  
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    KIN 752 - Motor Behavior

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 750   A behavioral approach to studying motor control and learning in the context of human movement.
  
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    KIN 753 - Observation and Assessment of Motor Skills

    3 hrs.
     Techniques in the observation and assessment of motor skills in physical education and sport settings.
  
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    KIN 755 - Learning Theories in Sport Pedagogy

    3 hrs.
    An exploration of the theoretical foundations of learning in the sport and physical education contexts.
  
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    KIN 756 - Advanced Psychological Theories of Sport Pedagogy

    3 hrs.
    An advanced review of the psychological theories related to the sport and physical education contexts.
  
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    KIN 780 - Graduate Seminar

    1-6 hrs.
    Current trends and issues in human performance.
  
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    KIN 790 - Seminar in Recreation

    3 hrs.
    A seminar course pertaining to selected current professional topics in all areas of recreational study.
  
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    KIN 791 - Research

    1-16 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head. Topics and procedures must be approved by graduate advisory committee. For doctoral students only.
  
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    KIN 792 - Special Problems

    3 hrs.
  
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    KIN 796 - Practicum

    2-6 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Designed to provide doctoral students with opportunities for practical applications of relevant theories in professional field settings.
  
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    KIN 797 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of dissertation but who are actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester.
  
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    KIN 805 - Advanced Exercise Physiology II

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 701 . Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 805L  required. Emphasis on systems of energy delivery and utilization, enhancement of energy capacity, and work performance.
  
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    KIN 805L - Advanced Exercise Physiology II Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 701 . Corequisite(s): KIN 805 . Application of advanced laboratory techniques in the study of human performance.
  
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    KIN 806L - Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiology

    3 hrs.
    Study of common experimental techniques and procedures used in exercise physiology and population based physical activity.
  
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    KIN 815 - Instrumentation in Kinesiology

    3 hrs.
    Emphasis is on the wide spectrum of measurement and analysis techniques that can be applied to live human data acquired from modern instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  
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    KIN 821 - Administration of Sport Pedagogy Programs

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Analysis of leadership and supervision of sport and physical education programs.
  
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    KIN 831 - Gross Anatomy

    3 hrs.


    Prerequisite(s): KIN 703  

      Corequisite(s): KIN 831L   Special attention is given to osteology, myology, and neurology, with hands-on dissection experience acquired from cadaveric specimens.

  
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    KIN 831L - Gross Anatomy Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 703   Corequisite(s): KIN 831   Designed to study dissection techniques and to provide opportunity for doctoral level students to dissect cadaveric specimens.
  
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    KIN 840 - Readings in Kinesiological Research

    3 hrs.
    Extensive readings to become conversant in a variety of research-based, kinesiology-related, subject areas with a special emphasis on health, disease, and exercise.
  
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    KIN 845 - Research on Teaching Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 745   The analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of past and present research concerning teaching effectiveness in psychomotor skill instruction.
  
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    KIN 898 - Dissertation

    12 hrs.
    Credit deferred until dissertation completed.

Latin

  
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    LAT 545 - Reading in Latin Literature

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor. May be taken for a total of 9 hours if topic varies.

Library and Information Science

  
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    LIS 500 - Library Information Science

    1 hr
    An orientation to the School of Library and Information Science MLIS program and to librarianship in general.
  
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    LIS 501 - Reference and Information Sources

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    An introduction to reference materials, services, activities and functions as well as methods for locating information.
  
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    LIS 505 - Cataloging and Classification

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Principles and methods of cataloging and classifying library materials. Provides practice in bibliographical description and subject analysis.
  
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    LIS 506 - Cataloging Multimedia Objects

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 505   Study of the principles and methods of descriptive and subject cataloging and classification of multimedia materials.
  
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    LIS 508 - School Library Media Centers

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Study of the development and administration of the school library media center.
  
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    LIS 511 - Collection Development and Management

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Philosophy and principles governing the selection and procurement of all types of library materials, including the use of selection aids and bibliographic sources for developing both print and nonprint collections.
  
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    LIS 516 - Media Utilization

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    A survey of media resources and equipment, with an emphasis on utilization in libraries. Provides experience with equipment.
  
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    LIS 517 - Literature and Related Media for Children

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    A survey of children's literature, traditional and modern, and other related materials for use by and with children in grades 1-6.
  
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    LIS 518 - Literature and Related Media for Young Adults

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Study of adolescent literature and other related materials for use by and with young people in grades 7-12.
  
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    LIS 519 - Programs and Services for Youth

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to programming for youth and its relation to learning and libraries.
  
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    LIS 528 - Storytelling

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 517  or LIS 518   A study of oral tradition in a variety of settings, with emphasis on selection of stories and the art and techniques of storytelling. Provides practice in storytelling.
  
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    LIS 533 - History of the Book

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    A study of the origins and early development of books and printing in Western Europe and the Americas.
  
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    LIS 540 - Information Ethics

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Introduces ethical issues specifically related to information professions and information technology.
  
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    LIS 545 - Sources of Information for a Multicultural Society

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Overview of the diversity of information resources available in print and other media for a multicultural society and the diversity of information utilization by that society.
  
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    LIS 557 - Information Technology and Libraries

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
     Examine the various applications and contexts in which computers and other forms of information technology are utilized in different types of information centers and libraries.
  
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    LIS 558 - Web Design and Evaluation

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
     Introduces principles of Web design and development including basic HTML and XML coding, Web usability, and evaluation of Web sites including library Web pages.
  
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    LIS 560 - System Analysis for Librarians

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES in this Bulletin.)
    Introduces basic concepts and methods of system analysis for library system evaluation, strategic planning, and decision making.
  
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    LIS 575 - Library and Information Science Seminar

    1 hr.
    Alternating topics related to library and information science.
  
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    LIS 580 - British Studies: Studies in Librarianship

    3 hrs.
    Comparative studies of library and information-related institutions, bibliographic organization, models of service and professional practice in the United States and Great Britain.
  
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    LIS 581 - British Studies: Seminar in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    3 hrs.
    Intensive study of specific topics of British interests in literature for children and adolescents.
  
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    LIS 586 - British Studies: Historical Studies in Children's Literature

    3 hrs.
    Traces the development of children's literature in England and the United States to the early 20th century.
  
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    LIS 587 - British Studies: Research

    3 hrs.
    To provide the opportunity for in-depth research projects using the resources of metropolitan London.
  
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    LIS 589 - School Library Practicum

    1-3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 508  and LIS 516  or the consent of the advisor. Provides an opportunity for supervised practice in school libraries.
  
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    LIS 590 - Library Instruction

    3 hrs.
    Study of principles and methods of information literacy and bibliographic instruction in libraries.
  
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    LIS 605 - Library Management

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Analysis of administrative theory and principles of management in libraries.
  
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    LIS 607 - The School Library and the Curriculum

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 508 . Examines the relationship of the library program in the school curriculum, with emphasis on the role of the school librarian.
  
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    LIS 609 - Seminar in Library Management

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 605  Survey of the problems in the management of library programs. Emphasis on organizing, staffing, financing, and use of evaluation standards.
  
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    LIS 629 - Studies in Children's Literature

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 517  or LIS 518  Advanced study and evaluation of children's literature and publishing trends in the field.
  
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    LIS 631 - History of Libraries and Librarianship

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
     A study of the origins and development of modern public, academic, and school libraries as well as the development of librarianship as a modern profession.
  
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    LIS 634 - History of Children's Literature

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Traces the development of children's literature in England and the United States to the early 20th century.
  
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    LIS 636 - Foundations of Librarianship

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Examines the history and present state of librarianship and the ethics, values, and issues of the profession.
  
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    LIS 638 - Contemporary Publishing

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Study of the history of the book and book trade from Renaissance Europe until present-day United States. Analogies between the printing and computer revolutions, and the impact of the computer on modern publishing are identified, developed, and discussed.
  
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    LIS 640 - Academic Libraries

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    The development and administration of the academic library.
  
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    LIS 641 - Public Libraries

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    The development and administration of the public library. Problems in public library services.
  
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    LIS 642 - Special Libraries

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    The development and administration of the special libraries serving businesses, institutions, and government agencies.
  
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    LIS 645 - Digital Preservation

    3 hrs.
    A comprehensive overview of digital preservation from conceptual understandings to crucial issues of planning, developing and managing digital collections.
  
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    LIS 646 - Introduction to Archival Theory and Practice

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501  and LIS 505   An introduction to the basic concepts and theory related to the acquisition, processing, organization, and preservation of archival materials and special collections.
  
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    LIS 647 - Introduction to Archival Organization

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Basic instruction on the organization, arrangement, and description of materials of archival significance.
  
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    LIS 648 - Archival Practicum

    2-4 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 647  Provides an opportunity for supervised practice in special collections and archival operations.
  
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    LIS 649 - Preservation of Documentary Materials

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    The care and preservation of documentary materials in their various formats, including techniques for conservation, preservation, and restoration.
  
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    LIS 651 - Fundamentals of Information Science

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Examines the evolution of information science, communication and information theory, information organization and retrieval and bibliometrics.
  
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    LIS 652 - Metadata for Digital Collections

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s):  LIS 505 . An overview of metadata as it applies to digital resources in libraries, archives, and museums.
  
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    LIS 653 - Library and Information Database Systems

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 505  and LIS 557  Foundations of constructing library and information databases, impacts of bibliographic standards, library functions and interconnectedness on these database applications, and evaluation and measurement.
  
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    LIS 654 - E-Resources Management

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 557  and LIS 505  or permission of the instructor.  Planning, implementation, and management of electronic resources in various library and information settings.
  
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    LIS 655 - Online Technical Services

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 505  Coverage of the technical services aspects of bibliographic utilities, chiefly OCLC (an online computer library center), its subsystems, and the MARC formats.
  
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    LIS 656 - Online Information Retrieval

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501  and LIS 557  or permission of instructor. Applications and issues related to the online resources currently available.
  
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    LIS 664 - Government Resources and Publications

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501  and LIS 505 . Study of local, state, and federal government resources, publications and bibliographic organization.
  
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    LIS 666 - Social Science and Humanities Resources

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501  Study, evaluation, and utilization of library and information resources in the social sciences.
  
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    LIS 668 - Research Methods in Library and Information Science

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501 , LIS 505 , LIS 511  with "B" or better. Survey of scientific research methods and their application to the field of library and information science. Cannot enroll in LIS 668 and LIS 651  during the same semester.
  
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    LIS 670 - Topics in Services to Library Clientele

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    The role of libraries in meeting informational and recreational needs of adults; lifelong learning, services to special groups, and popular culture collections.
  
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    LIS 675 - Seminar: Topics in Organization of Materials

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 505  and LIS 506   Alternating topics, including indexing, abstracting, advanced database tools, metadata, digital libraries, and other related topics.
  
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    LIS 689 - Library Practicum

    2-4 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the practicum coordinator.
  
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    LIS 691 - Research in Library Science

    1-16 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of director.
  
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    LIS 692 - Special Problems in Librarianship

    1-3 hrs.
    A problem study to be approved by the director.
  
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    LIS 694 - Field Problems

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of director. Practical experiences in dealing with problem situations in the field and related institutional settings.
  
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    LIS 695 - Master's Project

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Completes all required courses LIS 501 , LIS 505 , LIS 511 , LIS 605 , LIS 636 , LIS 651 , LIS 668 , no incompletes on transcript, completed at least three approved LIS electives prior to enrollment. Written project dealing with a specific problem or issue in the field of library and information science under faculty supervision.
  
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    LIS 697 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of thesis or project but who are actively working on a thesis or project, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 1 hour each semester.
  
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    LIS 698 - Thesis for Students in Dual Master's Programs

    3-6 hrs.
    Students in dual-master's programs with library science should enroll in this course to complete their LIS thesis requirements. Requires permission of director.
  
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    LIS 702 - Bibliography for Music Research

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): LIS 501  An extensive examination of research materials, including music and nonmusic reference works.
  
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    LIS 794 - LIS Specialist Field Problem

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of director and completion of all other coursework. Field problem: Major practical research component of specialist's degree, includes oral defense of project document to a committee.
  
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    LIS 798 - LIS Specialist Thesis

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of director and completion of all other coursework. Thesis: Major theoretical research component of specialist's degree, includes oral defense of thesis document before a committee.

Management

  
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    MGT 598 - International Management Seminar Abroad

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of program director. Conducted in study abroad programs: A series of lectures and discussions with authorities on international management issues and practices.
  
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    MGT 620 - Advanced Management Topics Seminar

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MGT 300 or the equivalent. An in-depth seminar course devoted to a particular management topic; topics vary by semester. (May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit if course content is different).
  
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    MGT 630 - Seminar in Entrepreneurship

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MGT 300 or the equivalent. A seminar class designed to explore topics in innovation, new venture opportunity evaluation and venture creation.
  
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    MGT 640 - Advanced Human Resource Management

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MGT 300 or the equivalent. A comprehensive study of the managerial activities and tasks required to develop and maintain a qualified workforce in ways that contribute to organizational effectiveness.
  
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    MGT 645 - International Management

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MGT 300 or the equivalent. A case course of comparisons of problems in management in the United States with those of other countries.
  
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    MGT 692 - Special Problems in Management

    1-6 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department chair.
  
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    MGT 699 - International Management Research Abroad

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of program director. A research course in international management offered for students enrolled in MGT 598 .

Management Information Systems

  
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    MIS 606 - Business Data Communications

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MGT 650  This course develops the knowledge and skills of a manager in the usage and management of business data communications systems.
  
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    MIS 688 - Advanced Topics in Information Systems Management

    3 hrs.
    A comprehensive study of various aspects of contemporary information technologies and their uses for business decision support.
  
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    MIS 692 - Special Problems in Management Information Systems

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department chair.

Marine Science

  
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    MAR 501 - Biological Oceanography

    3 hrs.
    Marine biological regimes and the influence of geological, physical, and chemical oceanographic features.
  
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    MAR 501L - Biological Oceanography Laboratory

    1 hr.
    A laboratory for MAR 501 .
  
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    MAR 502 - Marine Environmental Science

    3 hrs.
    A study of the problems that affect the coastal and nearshore environments of the Gulf of Mexico.
  
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    MAR 510 - Marine Fisheries Management

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Statistics recommended. Corequisite(s): MAR 510L . A statistical review of the world fisheries. May be taken as COA 516 .
  
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    MAR 510L - Marine Fisheries Management Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    Corequisite(s): MAR 510 . May be taken as BSC 549L .
  
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    MAR 531 - Basic Marine Science Instrumentation

    3 hrs.
    An introduction to the principal instruments, devices and systems used to obtain oceanographic data.
  
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    MAR 541 - Marine Chemistry

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): CHE 100, MAT 167, MAT 168 or permission of instructor. Sea water chemistry and cycles and their impact on the marine environment.
  
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    MAR 541L - Marine Chemistry Laboratory

    1 hr.
    Corequisite(s): MAR 541  A laboratory designed to accompany MAR 541 .
 

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