Oct 03, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    MUSC 394 - Concert Chorale (Cr. 1-2)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required.

    Notes
    MUSC 394 is open to non-music majors.  Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1-2

  
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    MUSC 396 - Orchestra (Cr. 1-2)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required.

    Notes
    MUSC 396 is open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1-2

  
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    MUSC 397 - Vocal Ensemble (Cr. 1)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required for registration in all ensembles except MUSC 390 and MUSC 394. Students enrolled in ensembles for graduate credit at the 500-level serve as section leaders, coaches, and/or tutors as assigned by the director of the ensemble. They must also be prepared to serve as rehearsal models and to conduct full or sectional rehearsals as assigned by the ensemble director.

    Notes
    All courses are open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1

  
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    MUSC 398 - Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop (Cr. 1)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required for registration in all ensembles except MUSC 390 and MUSC 394. Students enrolled in ensembles for graduate credit at the 500-level serve as section leaders, coaches, and/or tutors as assigned by the director of the ensemble. They must also be prepared to serve as rehearsal models and to conduct full or sectional rehearsals as assigned by the ensemble director.

    Notes
    All courses are open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1

  
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    MUSC 399 - Junior Recital for Music Performance (Cr. 1)


    Prerequisites: Completion of performance study at the 301 level and permission of the major performance board.

    Cr. 1

  
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    MUSC 401 - Vocal Arranging (Lec. 2, Lab. 1, Cr. 2)


    Arranging/transcription techniques as applied to varied vocal ensembles including capabilities of voices, text analysis, and appropriate notation. Notational software for writing assignments and composition. Computer laboratory projects required.

    Prerequisite: MUSC 312.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 402 - Instrumental Arranging (Lec. 2, Lab. 1, Cr. 2)


    Arranging/transcription techniques as applied to varied instrumental ensembles including capabilities of orchestral/band instruments and appropriate notation. Notational software for writing assignments and composition. Computer laboratory projects required.

    Prerequisite: MUSC 312.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 408 - Instrumental Conducting (Lec. 2, Lab. 1, Cr. 2)


    Theory and practice of conducting as applied to instrumental music.

    Notes
    Concurrent enrollment in an instrumental ensemble is recommended.

    Prerequisite: MUSC 308.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 410 - Choral Conducting (Lec. 2, Lab. 1, Cr. 2)


    Theory and practice of conducting as applied to choral music.

    Notes
    Concurrent enrollment in a choral ensemble is recommended.

    Prerequisite: MUSC 308.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 413 - Marching Band Techniques (Lec. 2, Cr. 2)


    Study of contemporary marching band techniques, methods, administration, and styles, and their application to secondary school music education programs. Introduction to charting techniques for marching band with an emphasis on contemporary drill designs including practical projects in computerized drill charting.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 413 and MUSC 514.

    Lec. 2 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 415 - Music in the Twentieth Century (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the literature, composers, styles, and performance of music in the twentieth century.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 415 and MUSC 515.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 417 - Orchestration (Lec. 2, Lab.1, Cr. 2)


    Characteristics of the instruments of the orchestra and the techniques of orchestration.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 417 and MUSC 418 or MUSC 412.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 421 - Opera Literature (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Opera literature, from its predecessors through the 20th century, studied through listening and contemporary accounts.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 421 and MUSC 523.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 424 - Music in America (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the literature, composers, styles, and performance of music in American culture from colonial times to the present.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 424 and MUSC 524 or MUSC 622.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 425 - Orchestral Music (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Major styles, genres, and composers of orchestral music from Bach to the present.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 230, MUSC 362, and MUSC 363.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 426 - Bach and Beethoven (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Historical and analytical inquiry into two of the greatest composers in music history and their most influential works.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 230, MUSC 362, and MUSC 363.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 445 - Pedagogy for Performance Majors I (Lec. 2, Lab. 1, Cr. 2)


    Teaching methods and supervised experience in training the individual student.

    Notes
    May be repeated for credit for each instrument in which a major is earned.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 1 Cr. 2 each

  
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    MUSC 447 - Literature of the Performance Major I (Lec. 2, Cr. 2)


    Comprehensive study of the literature of the student’s major instrument.

    Notes
    May be repeated for credit for each instrument in which a major is earned. No duplicate credit for MUSC 447-448 and MUSC 547-548.

    Lec. 2 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 448 - Literature of the Performance Major II (Lec. 2, Cr. 2)


    Comprehensive study of the literature of the student’s major instrument.

    Notes
    May be repeated for credit for each instrument in which a major is earned. No duplicate credit for MUSC 447-448 and MUSC 547-548.

    Lec. 2 Cr. 2

  
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    MUSC 460 - The Business of Music (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Music as a business including, but not limited to, a survey of the following topics: music copyright, publishing, licensing, merchandising, the recording industry, music in broadcasting and film, and career alternatives.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MUSC 460 and MUSC 560. Open to non-music majors.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 480 - Career Skills for the Entrepreneurial Musician (Cr. 3)


    Exploration of career opportunities emphasizing individual research and dialog with musicians working in the field. Topics include resume writing, graduate school preparation, auditioning skills, internships, development of understanding agents, promotional materials, entrepreneurial skills, and other business practices related to the music profession.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 481 - Special Topics in Music (Lec. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Study in selected areas of the student’s major field of interest culminating in a project to be determined by the assigned instructor and student.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of four hours. Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission of department head.

    Lec. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
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    MUSC 482 - Music Entrepreneurship Senior Recital (Lab. 1, Cr. 1)


    Component of the student’s senior capstone experience in the Bachelor of Music degree, Music Entrepreneurship concentration.

    Prerequisite: Completion of major performance study at the MUSC 302 level and permission of major performance board.

    Lab. 1 Cr. 1

    WE CAP
  
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    MUSC 487 - Wind Symphony (Cr. 1-2)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required.

    Notes
    MUSC 487 is open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1-2

  
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    MUSC 490 - Recital for Music Education Majors (Cr. 1)


    Component of the student’s senior capstone experience in the Bachelor of Music Education degree.

    Prerequisites: Completion of major performance study at the MUSC 302 level and permission of the major performance board.

    Cr. 1

    CAP
  
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    MUSC 491 - Directed Research in Music (Cr. 3)


    Individual and directed readings and research in the field of music. Formal research project required.

    Prerequisites: Senior standing and MUSC 362 and MUSC 363.

    Cr. 3

  
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    MUSC 492 - Senior Recital for Music Performance (Cr. 4)


    Component of the student’s capstone experience in the Bachelor of Music in Performance degree.

    Prerequisites: Completion of major performance study at the 401 level and permission of the major performance board.

    Cr. 4

    WE CAP
  
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    MUSC 493 - Chamber Music-Various Ensembles (Cr. 1)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required for registration in all ensembles except MUSC 390 and MUSC 394. Students enrolled in ensembles for graduate credit at the 500-level serve as section leaders, coaches, and/or tutors as assigned by the director of the ensemble. They must also be prepared to serve as rehearsal models and to conduct full or sectional rehearsals as assigned by the ensemble director.

    Notes
    All courses are open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1

  
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    MUSC 495 - Chamber Singers (Cr. 1-2)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required.

    Notes
    MUSC 495 is open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1-2

  
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    MUSC 496 - Senior Project for Church Music (Lec. 1, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Capstone experience for the concentration in Church Music.

    Prerequisite: MUSC 391

    Lec. 1 Lab. 3 Cr. 2

    WE
  
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    MUSC 497 - Internship in Music Entrepreneurship (Cr. 3)


    Structured program of work experience in music entrepreneurship with a participating employer. Internships may take place in the fields of music products retail and wholesale, arts management, marketing, promotions, recording, live sound, venue operations, sound design, and/or audio production. Minimum of 120 hours of work experience is required for 3 hours of credit.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 460 and permission of department head.

    Cr. 3

    WE CAP
  
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    MUSC 498 - Advanced Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop (Cr. 1)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required for registration in all ensembles except MUSC 390 and MUSC 394. Students enrolled in ensembles for graduate credit at the 500-level serve as section leaders, coaches, and/or tutors as assigned by the director of the ensemble. They must also be prepared to serve as rehearsal models and to conduct full or sectional rehearsals as assigned by the ensemble director.

    Notes
    All courses are open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1

  
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    MUSC 499 - Jazz Ensemble (Cr. 1)


    Permission of the director following an audition is required.

    Notes
    MUSC 499 is open to non-music majors. Music majors may not use more than 1 credit hour per semester to satisfy their major ensemble requirement.

    Cr. 1

  
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    NFSC 111 - Introduction to Food Science (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to food composition, sensory analysis, product development, food preservation, processing, packaging, and food safety.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 111 and FACS 111.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 112 - Food Safety and Sanitation (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Principles of food safety and sanitation for ServSafe Manager Certification.

    Notes
    Duplicate credit will not be given for FACS 112 and NUFS 112.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NFSC 131 - Nutrition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Scientific approach to understanding principles of human nutrition, nutrient functions and requirements during all stages of life, and medical nutrition therapy.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 131 and NUFS 132.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 232 - Fundamentals of Quantity Food Production (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to resource management and design of food industry facilities; includes menu-planning, standardizing recipes, procurement of food and equipment, methods of delivery, and sustainability.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 232 and NFSC 232.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 234 - Menu Design and Analysis (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Menu planning for each area of the foodservice industry.

    Notes
    Duplicate credit will not be given for FACS 234 and NUFS 234.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 255 - Introduction to Nutrition and Food Science (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Overview of the profession of nutrition and food science designed to acquaint the student with job opportunities, roles of professionals in this field, and background information in the different concentrations.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 255, FACS 255, and FACS 355.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NFSC 256 - Nutrition Topics (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Assigned readings, discussions, and reports on current nutrition topics.

    Notes
    May be repeated once, as topics vary, for additional credit. No duplicate credit for NFSC 256 and FACS 256 or NUFS 256.

    Prerequisite: FACS 132.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NFSC 257 - Nutrition Across the Lifespan (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Changing nutrition needs and socioeconomic, psychosocial, and physiological factors affecting food and nutrition behavior throughout life cycle.

    Prerequisite: NFSC 131 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 341 - Advances in Food Science and Technology (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Chemical and physical factors affecting the preparation of foods and the standards for judging quality of food products.

    Prerequisites: NFSC 111, BIOL 201, and (MATH 231 or STAT 231).

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

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    NFSC 343 - Food Processing (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Application of quantity food processing, food engineering, and food microbiology in a setting of using scientific methods, percentages of food ingredients, heat transfer in quantity foods, sensory analysis, research of product, and marketing.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NFSC 343 and NUFS 343 or FACS 343.

    Prerequisites: NFSC 232, NFSC 341, and Junior standing.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NFSC 344 - Sports Nutrition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the nutritional requirement and physiological development of the sports active individual. Special emphasis on specific nutrient interactions, metabolism, proper diets, supplementation, energy balance, body composition, and electrolyte balance.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit will be given for FACS 344 or NUFS 344.

    Prerequisite: NFSC 131, 132, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 349 - Nutrition Assessment (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Nutrition status assessment and indicators that include dietary intake, physical assessment, body composition, anthropometric measures, risk factors of chronic diseases, and laboratory analysis.

    Prerequisite: NFSC 257

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NFSC 350 - Nutrition Counseling and Education (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles, methods, skills, and materials involved in nutrition counseling and education with diverse individuals and group settings; negotiation and interviewing; concepts of human and group dynamic; coding and billing; nutrition care process in the clinical setting.

    Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and NFSC 349.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 351 - Human Nutrition and Metabolism (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced human nutrition concepts that include: nutrient digestion, absorption, interrelationships, nutrient requirements, assessing nutrient status, and cellular metabolism.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 351 and FACS 351.

    Prerequisites: CHEM 265 and NFSC 257.

     

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE

  
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    NFSC 352 - Medical Nutrition Therapy I (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Assessment and management of nutritional status for various clinical diseases and disorders.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 352 and FACS 352.

    Prerequisites: NUFS 351 and NURS 302.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 354 - Community Nutrition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Topics will include: public policies and programs for health; assessing communities; design, implement, and evaluate community nutrition programs; marketing programs; grant writing; culture competency in healthcare.

    Prerequisite: NFSC 257 and junior standing.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 356 - Management in Nutrition and Food Science (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Management and leadership theories and principles in the application to food systems, clinical settings, and community.

    Prerequisites: NFSC 232

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 357 - Trends in Food and Nutrition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Understanding current trends in the nutrition and food science industry.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 358 - Special Topics in Food Science (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Selected topics in food science such as food chemistry, processing, microbiology, and analysis.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 412 - Food Laws, Standards, and Regulations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Federal, state, and local food regulations that impact manufacturing, distributing, marketing, and use of foods and additives.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NFSC 450 - Medical Nutrition Therapy II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Assessment and management of nutritional status for advanced clinical diseases and disorders, including: cardiovascular, renal, diabetes, cancer, immunological disorders, and genetic disorders; billing and coding of medical nutrition therapy; and pharmacology of these diseases and disorders will be included.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUFS 450 and FACS 450.

    Prerequisite: NFSC 352.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 459 - Dietetic Field Experience (Lab. 10, Cr. 3)


    Capstone course designed to assess a student’s general knowledge applicable to discipline. Supervised experience in a variety of facilities.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NFSC 459, NUFS 459, FACS 359, and FACS 459.

    Prerequisites: Senior standing in Nutrition and Dietetics, 2.8 GPA; NFSC 343, NFSC 352, NFSC 354, or permission of the department head.

    Lab. 10 Cr. 3

    WE CAP
  
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    NFSC 460 - Field Experience in Nutrition and Food Science (Lab. 10, Cr. 3)


    Supervised experience in a food production and/or nutrition setting.

    Prerequisites: Senior Standing in Nutrition and Food Science; NFSC 343 or permission of department head.

    Lab. 10 Cr. 3

    WE CAP
  
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    NFSC 471 - Special Problems in Nutrition and Food Science (Cr. 1-3)


    Investigation and exploration of a topic in Nutrition and Food Science not offered as a class. Extensive reading and development of research skills.

    Notes
    Work with faculty who have expertise in the area of study. Duplicate credit will not be given for FACS 471 and NUFS 471.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Cr. 1-3

  
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    NFSC 601 - Dietetic Internship (Cr. 6)


    Comprised of supervised practice experiential and didactic components. Designed for students seeking registration eligibility with the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association.

    Notes
    Intern will enroll in this course for two semesters with credit given each semester.

    Prerequisites: Completion of approved didactic program in dietetics. Acceptance into MSU’s Dietetic Internship. Must complete two semesters of NFSC 601 to satisfy requirements for use in the MS degree in HHP with an emphasis in Nutrition and Wellness. Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from a Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education (CADE) accredited didactic program, received verification statement and be accepted into the McNeese State University Dietetic Internship Program.

    Cr. 6

  
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    NFSC 602 - Independent Study in Nutrition and Wellness (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Data collection, analysis and completion of research paper.

    Prerequisites: HHP 600 and permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 603 - Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Normal nutrition in relation to biochemical and psychological functioning; interrelationships of nutrients and their effect on body needs.

    Prerequisites: NFSC 351, BIOL 225, BIOL 226, and CHEM 265, or Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 604 - Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Mechanisms by which food contributes to maintenance of health, prevention of disease, and correction of nutritional disorders.

    Prerequisites: BIOL 225, BIOL 226, CHEM 265, NFSC 351, and NFSC 450 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NFSC 605 - Special Topics in Food and Nutrition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examines current topics and issues in food and nutritional sciences. Topics will focus on the needs and interests of dietitians. Topics will be selected by the instructor for their relevancy, currency, and importance to food and nutritional sciences.

    Prerequisites: BIOL 225, BIOL 226, NFSC 351 or equivalent as determined by department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NRCM 101 - Introduction to Natural Resource Conservation Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to the principles of natural resource conservation and management, designed to orient the student in the wildlife management and environmental science fields. Consideration is given to history, policies, management, and conservation of our natural resources with an introduction to ecology.  

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 101 and WMGT 101.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NRCM 201 - Principles of Ecology, Natural Resource Conservation and Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles of ecology from population through ecosystem levels emphasizing nutrient cycles and energetics of biotic communities; plant and animal adaptations; biotic relationships, and problems of environmental quality and resource use.  

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 201 and NRCM 299 and WMGT 299.

    Prerequisites: ANSC 101 or ENSC 101/ ENSC 110L, BIOL 101, NRCM 101, or permission of department head.  

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NRCM 211 - Dendrology and Plant Communities of the Louisiana Coastal Plain (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Plant species and habitat types of the Louisiana coastal plain. Wetland delineation technique to describe the plant species composition, hydrology, and soils of localized plant communities, longleaf pine, savanna, mixed pine-hardwood, bottomland hard-wood, swamp and fresh to salt marsh habitats.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 211 and FORY 211.

    Prerequisites: BIOL 101, BIOL 107, and ENGL 102; or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NRCM 222 - Career Development in Natural Resource Conservation and Management (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Overview of natural resource disciplines with emphasis on career and internship opportunities for wildlife management and environmental science professions.

    Prerequisites: NRCM 101 and NRCM 201. Sophomore standing.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NRCM 341 - Ecology and Conservation of Natural Resources (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Ecology and conservation of natural resources with emphasis on endangered species. Examines perspectives on protecting biodiversity, the connections between society and the natural world, and relating human impacts on plants and wildlife.  

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 341 and WMGT 341.

    Prerequisites: NRCM 299 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NRCM 485 - Methods and Techniques of Environmental Science (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Standard analytical tools used for studying air, water, and soil environments. The fundamentals of sampling, data collection and interpretation, statistical analysis, computer modeling, and report preparation.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 485, ENSC 485, NRCM 585, and ENSC 585.

    Prerequisites: ENSC 312 and CHEM 203.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    NRCM 493 - Introduction to Environmental Laws (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to the laws concerning conservation and environmental protection.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 493, ENSC 493, NRCM 593, and ENSC 593.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NRCM 499 - Internship in Natural Resource Conservation and Management (Lab. 12, Cr. 6)


    Work experience for students interested in careers in wildlife management and environmental science. Students should obtain available positions in federal and state refuges, management areas, forests, parks, private land management areas, and the environmental industries. Interns must work a minimum of 40 hours per academic credit hour for a minimum of 240 hours of on-the-job training in wildlife and environmental management.

    Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and permission of department head.

    Lab. 12 Cr. 6

  
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    NRCM 585 - Methods and Techniques of Environmental Science (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Standard analytical tools used for studying air, water, and soil environments. The fundamentals of sampling, data collection, statistical analysis, interpretation, computer modeling, and report preparation. Additional data analysis, class presentation and paper required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 585 and ENSC 585; NRCM 585 and ENSC 485; NRCM 585 and NRCM 485.

    Prerequisites: CHEM 203.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    NRCM 593 - Introduction to Environmental Laws (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to the laws concerning conservation and environmental protection. Students required to analyze, explore, question, reconsider, and synthesize old and new knowledge skills.  Presentation of cases to class is required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRCM 593, ENSC 593, NRCM 493, and ENSC 493.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NRHP 100 - Medical Terminology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of medical terms including prefixes, suffixes, roots, and abbreviations. Restricted to Radiologic Science, Nutritional Sciences, Athletic Training, or others as approved by the department head.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NRHP 100 and BIOL 100.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 100 - Introduction to Nursing (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Introduction to the profession of nursing.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 100 and FFND 101.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

    NYF
  
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    NURS 101 - Freshman Essentials in Nursing (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Dual-enrollment course to assist high school students to succeed at the university level. Introduces nursing roles and skills.

    Notes
    Credits for this course are not applicable toward a degree; however, with the approval of the College of Nursing dean or department head, one hour may be substituted for FFND 101 for nursing majors only.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 103 - Transition for the Licensed Practical Nurse (Lec. 1, Lab. 3, Cr. 2)


    Assists the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the transition to advanced standing in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN).

    Notes
    A grade of “C” or better in NURS 103 and admission to the BSN Program entitles the student to 13 additional hours of advanced standing credit. No duplicate credit for NURS 103 and NUAD 103.

    Prerequisites: BIOL 226 and PSYC 233 and an unencumbered license as a practical nurse.

    Lec. 1 Lab. 3 Cr. 2

  
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    NURS 205 - US Healthcare Organization and Delivery (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course is an overview of how healthcare is organized, delivered, and financed in the United States. It traces the historical evolution in political, economic, cultural, and social contexts, including the distribution and access to medical and other services, the roles of public and private insurance and healthcare benefits, licensure and accreditation, quality, and reimbursement; access to healthcare, federal healthcare and legislative programs; and trends in healthcare delivery.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 205 and HSM 200.

    Prerequisite: Unencumbered license as a registered nurse or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 210 - Critical Thinking in Nursing (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Introduces critical thinking concepts and their relationship to clinical judgement, clinical reasoning, and the nursing process.

    Prerequisites: PHIL 251 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    NURS 302 - Human Pathophysiology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Identifies alterations in the biological dimension of persons that result in changes in health status.

    Notes
    Open to non-majors. No duplicate credit for NURS 302 or HSM 380 and NURS 203.

    Prerequisites: (BIOL 225, BIOL 226, and admission to clinical nursing courses) or permission of department head.

    • Prerequisite Exception:
      • Agricultural Sciences-Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration: (BIOL 225 and BIOL 226) or permission of department head.


    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 303 - Wellness Promotion Across the Lifespan (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Concepts of promoting health and preventing disease and injury across the lifespan.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 303, NURS 224, and NURS 324.

    Prerequisite: Admission to Clinical Nursing Courses. RNs may enroll with permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NURS 310 - Nursing Foundations (Lec. 4, Lab. 6, Cr. 6)


    Introduction of major nursing concepts as a foundation for nursing practice. Emphasis on assessment and procedures necessary for implementation of therapeutic nursing interventions.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 312, NURS 313, NUAD 102, and NURS 314 or NURS 200.

    Prerequisite: Admission to Clinical Nursing Courses.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 6 Cr. 6

  
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    NURS 315 - Adult Health I (Lec. 3, Lab. 6, Cr. 5)


    Beginning adult health course designed to prepare students to care for individuals and families in structured settings.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 300 and NURS 317 or NURS 315.

    Prerequisites: NURS 302 and NURS 310.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 6 Cr. 5

  
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    NURS 318 - Mental Health Nursing (Lec. 3, Lab. 6, Cr. 5)


    Utilizes knowledge, comprehension, and application of mental health concepts to the care of individuals who are experiencing a disruption in their mental health.

    Prerequisite: NURS 310.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 6 Cr. 5

  
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    NURS 319 - Nursing Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illnesses (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Nursing care of children and their families experiencing acute and chronic illness.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUAD 106 and NURS 419, or NURS 415.

    Prerequisites: NURS 315, NURS 318, and NURS 330.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    NURS 320 - Women’s Gynecological Health Needs and the Childbearing Family (Lec. 2, Lab. 6, Cr. 4)


    Gynecological and/or childbearing health needs of the woman and her family through-out life.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NUAD 106 and NURS 418.

    Prerequisites: NURS 315, NURS 318, and NURS 330.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 6 Cr. 4

  
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    NURS 321 - Management of Care Practicum (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    This course provides a simulated environment for students to practice the integration of knowledge and skills critical to the practice of nursing. The student will demonstrate clinical reasoning within the context of simulated patient-centered care. The focus of this course will be advance psychomotor skills, patient education, documentation, environmental scanning, pain assessment, patient safety, and clinical judgement.

    Prerequisites:  NURS 315 and NURS 330; Corequisite:  NURS 319

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
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    NURS 326 - Nursing Informatics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Explores the nurse’s role in informatics and its application to research, practice, education, and administration.

    Notes
    Includes computer literacy components. Web-enhanced. No duplicate credit for NURS 326 and NURS 226, NURS 322, or NURS 421.

    Corequisite: NURS 319 or NURS 320. RNs may enroll with permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NURS 330 - Pharmacology for Health Professionals (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    General principles of drug therapy and the role of the health professional in pharmacological therapy of patients. Focuses on major drug classifications.

    Prerequisites: (BIOL 225, BIOL 226, NURS 302, and admission to clinical nursing courses) or permission of department head.

    • Prerequisite Exception:
      • Radiologic Sciences: (BIOL 225 and BIOL 226) or permission of department head.


    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 390 - Nursing Research (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Basic knowledge of research process in nursing.

    Prerequisite: [NURS 310 and (MATH 231 or STAT 231)] or permission of department head.

    • Prerequisite Exception:
      • Nursing (RN to BSN): (MATH 231 or STAT 231) and an unencumbered license as a registered nurse.


    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    NURS 400 - Adult Health II (Lec. 4, Lab. 8, Cr. 6)


    Nursing care of individuals and families in a variety of structured and unstructured settings.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 400 and NURS 316, NURS 401, or NURS 417.

    Prerequisites: NURS 315, NURS 319, and NURS 320.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 8 Cr. 6

  
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    NURS 401 - Adult Health II (Lec. 4, Lab. 16, Cr. 8)


    Nursing care of individuals and families in a variety of structured and unstructured settings.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 401 and NURS 316, NURS 400, or NURS 417.

    Prerequisites: NURS 315, NURS 319, and NURS 320.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 16 Cr. 8

  
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    NURS 402 - Community/Public Health Nursing (Lec. 3, Lab. 4, Cr. 4)


    Principles of community and public health nursing.

    Prerequisites: NURS 303 and NURS 320.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 4 Cr. 4

    SL
  
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    NURS 403 - Ethical and Legal Nursing Practice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Law, professional ethics, and nursing practice.

    Prerequisites: NURS 319, NURS 320, and NURS 390.

    • Prerequisite Exception:
      • Nursing (RN to BSN): An unencumbered license as a registered nurse.


    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    NURS 424 - Care of the Complex Patient (Lec. 4, Lab. 8, Cr. 6)


    Advanced nursing concepts in complex patient situations.

    Prerequisites: (NURS 400 or NURS 401) and NURS 402.
    Corequisite: NURS 425.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 8 Cr. 6

  
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    NURS 425 - Implementation of the Leadership Role (Lec. 4, Lab. 8, Cr. 6)


    Integration of leadership concepts and research during interactions with person, peers, and other health professionals in the practice of nursing.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for NURS 425 and NURS 420.

    Prerequisites: (NURS 400 or NURS 401) and NURS 402.
    Corequisite: NURS 424.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 8 Cr. 6

    WE NYF CAP
  
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    NURS 426 - Community Health Nursing for the RN (Lec. 4, Cr. 4)


    Nursing principles and concepts used in caring for groups, aggregates, and populations. The RN student is required to complete a 42-hour clinical component in an approved community health setting.

    Notes
    Open only to Nursing (RN to BSN) students.

    Prerequisites: NURS 303, an unencumbered license as a registered nurse, and a degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 1 Cr. 4

  
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    NURS 427 - Leadership Role for the RN (Lec. 4, Lab. 2, Cr. 6)


    Leadership and management concepts and theories. The RN student is required to complete 90 hours of a clinical preceptorship.

    Notes
    Open only to Nursing (RN to BSN) students.

    Prerequisites: NURS 205, NURS 403, an unencumbered license as a registered nurse, and a degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program.

    Lec. 4 Lab. 2 Cr. 6

  
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    NURS 429 - Advanced Nursing Concepts for the RN (Lec. 4, Cr. 4)


    Advanced nursing concepts used to care for the complex patient.

    Notes
    Open only to Nursing (RN to BSN) students.

    Prerequisites: NURS 403, an unencumbered license as a registered nurse, and a degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program.

    Lec. 4 Cr. 4

  
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    NURS 465 - Selected Topics in Nursing (Lec. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Selected topics related to specific groups of clients or nursing issues.

    Notes
    May be repeated once as topics vary to accrue additional credit.

    Prerequisite: Admission to clinical nursing courses or permission of department head.

    Lec. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
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    NURS 474 - Women and Health Care (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Effect of female gender on health care needs, decisions, and health care delivery systems.

    Notes
    Open to non-majors.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

 

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