Availability of Courses

USF Sarasota-Manatee makes every effort to offer all the degree and certificate programs listed in this catalog. USF Sarasota-Manatee does not commit itself to offer all the courses, programs, and majors listed in this catalog unless there is sufficient demand to justify them. Some courses may be offered only in alternative semesters or years, or even less frequently if there is little demand.

Course Number Title Cr Col Course Description Prerequisites
ACG 5205 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 BU Accounting for
business combinations, preparation of
consolidated financial statements, home
office/branch relationships, foreign operations
and transactions, partnerships.
PR: ACG 3113
ACG 5505 Governmental/Not-For-Profit Accounting 3 BU Application of
financial and managerial accounting, and
auditing, principles and theory to both
governmental and not-for-profit entities.
PR: ACG 3113. CR: ACG 4632.
ACG 6025 Financial Accounting for Managers 2 BU Study of (1) accounting concepts and standards applicable to presentation of
financial information to interested users, (2) structure and interpretation of
financial statements, especially issues of income determination and assessment
Not available for credit for graduate students in the Master of Accountancy program.
ACG 6075 Management Accounting and Control 2 BU Deals with
management accounting systems for different
types of entities, cost behavior patterns,
cost-volume-profit analysis, relevant
information for decision making, and budgets and
standard costs for planning and control.
PR: ACG 6025. Not available for credit for graduate students in the Master of Accountancy program.
ACG 6936 Selected Topics in Accounting 1-4 BU The course content
will depend on student demand and instructor’s
ADE 6080 Adult Education in the United States 4 ED A study of the
adult education movement in the United States
from its beginnings to the present lifelong
learning enterprise it has become. Economic and
cultural factors of the past are examined with a
view toward implications for the future.
ADE 6160 Program Management in Adult Education 3 ED An examination of
the methods for establishing a productive adult
education program, and the principles and
procedures involved in designing, organizing,
operating, and evaluating comprehensive adult
education programs.
ADE 6161 Curriculum Construction in Adult Education 4 ED Curriculum scope,
the process of planning and organizing
instructional programs with emphasis on task
analysis and process evaluation. Concentrates on
basic principles affecting the planning of Adult
Education activities, including an overview of
the human forces that both impinge on and
motivate human behavior in an adult learning
ADE 6360 Methods of Teaching Adult Education 3 ED An exploration of
different methods, techniques, and materials
available to help adults learn. Concentration on
the process of designing effective learning
experiences for adults and developing the
competencies of self-directed learning.
ADE 6370 Human Resource Development 3 ED A study of
learning, training, and education as it is
practiced in the public, private and the
non-profit sectors. Course covers HRD history,
key competencies, and relevant theory.
ADE 6385 The Adult Learner 3 ED An investigation of
the physiological and psychological changes in
the adult life span and the implications these
have for adult learning capabilities.
Concentration on the identification of
principles of adult learning, differences
between adults and youth as learners, and a
review of research on adult learning.
ADE 6931 Selected Topics in ADE and HRD 1-5 ED Each topic is a course under the supervision of a faculty
member. The title and content will vary according to the topic.
AML 5305 Studies in Individual American Authors 3 AM This course provides advanced study of two or three selected authors who are considered to have made major contributions to the development of American literature. None
BUL 5332 Law and the Accountant 3 BU A comprehensive study of commercial law as it affects the practice of
BUL 3320 or CI.
CCJ 6118 Theoretical Approaches to Criminal Behavior 4 BC An introduction to, and comparison of, major historical and
contemporary theories that seek to explain criminal behavior.
CCJ 6406 Theory, Practice, and Research in Law Enforcement 3 BC This issue-oriented course explores the relationships among theory,
practice, and research as these are reflected in the problems and challenges that confront law enforcement.
CCJ 6705 Research Methods in Criminology  4 BC   Introduction to the basic methods of criminological research; overviews
philosophy of science, research ethics, research design issues such as sampling and measurement, and methods of data collection, including survey, experimental, and evaluation research.
 CCJ 6920, CI.
CCJ 6706 Quantitative Analysis in Criminology I 4 BC Introduction to data management utilizing computer statistical
packages and elementary statistical techniques used in criminological research: descriptive and inferential statistics, group comparisons,
measures of association, linear regression.
PR: CCJ 6705.
CCJ 6905 Directed Independent Study 1-12 BC Independent study in which student must have contract with
Majors only.
CCJ 6910 Directed Research 1-19 BC   S/U.
CCJ 6930 Current Issues in Corrections 3 BC This course is designed to review and analyze the major issues
and dilemmas that confront corrections today, including overcrowding, inmate rights, privatization, control of gangs, control of inmates, and the availability or programs and services. Attention will also focus on the
strategies and/or controversies associated with these issues.
PR: Repeatable with different subject matter.
CCJ 6932 Issues in Criminal Justice Administration 3 AM This course will focus on some of the most significant issues
facing today’s criminal justice administrator.
CCJ 6935 Topics in
Criminology and Criminal Justice
3 BC Analysis and
discussion of topics of major concern in
criminology and criminal justice that are not
covered in regular courses.
CCJ 6936 Current Issues in
Law Enforcement
3 BC This course will
focus on some of the most significant issues
facing law enforcement agencies today. Some
topics included will be: police use of deadly
force; review of police conduct; police
unionization; police corruption; media
relations; civil liability; and
community/problem-oriented policing.
ECO 6708 Global Economic
Environment of Business
2 BU Determination of
prices, employment, and output in domestic and
international settings.
ECO 6936 Selected Topics in
1-4 BU The course content
will depend on student demand and instructor’s
ECP 6702 Managerial
2 BU This course
presents the microeconomic theory of price
determination in an exchange economy with
special emphasis on the behavior of firms in
various market structures.
EDA 6061 Principles of
Educational Administration
3 ED Educational
administration as a profession. Consideration of
organization, control, and support of the
educational system.
EDA 6106 Administrative
Analysis and Change
3 ED Change and change
strategies in formal and informal organizations
are foci. Students will develop change
strategies and will apply them to selected
PR: EDA 6061.
EDA 6192 Educational
3 ED Administration
course that addresses change, influences, and
planning systems. Also examines personnel
functions for administrators.
PR: EDA 6061.
EDA 6194 Educational
Leadership II: Building Capacity
3 ED Three major themes
to improve schools within a clear/compelling
moral purpose: 1) communities of differences; 2)
teacher development through professional
community building; and 3) learners and learning
through capacity building at the school level.
PR: EDA 6192
EDA 6232 School Law 3 ED Basic essentials of
School Law. A review of court decisions
affecting American education with emphasis on
Florida State statutes.
PR: GS, EDA 6061.
EDA 6242 School Finance 3 ED Financial support
of education by local, state, federal sources,
with emphasis on Florida; introduction to
educational budgeting.
PR: GS, EDA 6061.
EDA 6503 The Principalship 3 ED Organization and
administration of the school. Emphasis on the
competencies necessary for leadership and
management by the principal as the administrator
and instructional leader.
PR: EDA 6061.
EDA 6910 Directed Research 1-19 ED   PR: GS or ML, EDA 6061. S/U.
EDA 6945 Administration
3-8 ED Field experiences
in school systems for identifying and analyzing
educational problems and their solutions.
Application of concepts developed in the
student’s program.
PR: GS, EDA 6061 and completion of a significant amount of the student’s program.
EDB 6215 Advanced Theories and Practices in Behavior Disorders 3 ED In-depth study of specific behavioral disorders of children and youth, with an
emphasis on educational implications and interventions.
Introductory course in special education.
EDE 6326 Planning and
Organizing for Instruction in the Elementary
3 ED Introduction to the
theories and practices that support children’s
learning. Includes accessing resources that
support teaching, developing lessons, designing
appropriate assessments, and the elements that
influence instructional decision-making.
EDE 6458 Reflecting on
Instructional Decision Making
1-3 ED Develops the
students’ abilities to reflect upon teaching
practice and evaluate instructional decisions on
K-6 student learning. The first hour is taken
with the practicum. The second hour is to be
taken in conjunction with final internship.
CR: For first hour: EDE 6946. For second hour EDG 6947.
EDE 6506 Classroom
Management, School Safety, Ethics and Law
3 ED Examines the legal
issues affecting classroom/school management,
school safety and professional ethics. Explores
research and knowledge of best practices and a
variety of teaching and management strategies
for a diverse elementary classroom setting.
EDE 6906 Independent Study:
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
1-6 ED Independent study
in which students must have a contract.
EDE 6946 Practicum in the
Elementary School
3 ED This intensive
practicum experience is designed to complement
foundational MAT course work and is completed
during the second block of the MAT program. This
course is restricted to majors and is not
repeatable. S/U only.
PR: RED 6514, FLE 5345, and 9 additional credits in program courses. CR: EDE 6458-I.
EDF 6165 Group Processes for
Educational Personnel
1-3 ED Application of
group process research to the needs of
professional educators and training officers.
EDF 6215 Learning Principles
Applied to Instruction
4 ED Learning principles
and their application to classroom instruction.
EDF 6284 Problems in
Instructional Design for Computers
3 ED This course focuses
on the systematic design of instructional
courseware, including analysis, media selection,
and evaluation. Topics include instructional
strategies, screen design, response analysis,
feedback and interactivity.
PR: Computer literacy.
EDF 6432 Foundations Of
3 ED Basic measurement
concepts, role of measurement in education,
construction of teacher-made tests and other
classroom assessments, interpretation of
standardized tests, and fundamental descriptive
statistics for use in test interpretation.
EDF 6481 Foundations of
Educational Research
3 ED Analysis of major
types of educational research designs, including
experimental, correlational, ex post facto and
case studies.
PR: EDF 6432, or DPR.
EDF 6492 Applied Educational
Program Evaluation
3 ED Design,
development, implementation, interpretation, and
communication of both formative and summative
educational program evaluation studies.
PR: EDF 6432, EDF 6446. DPR.
EDF 6606 Socio-Economic
Foundations of American Education
4 ED Socio-economic
factors as they relate to the work of
professional educators and the role of public
education in American society.
EDF 6736 Education,
Communication, and Change
3 ED Developments in
communication as a process of social change as
it affects students, teachers, and traditional
school arrangements.
EDF 6812 Seminar in
Comparative Education
4 ED Policies and
practices in education in selected countries.
EDF 6906 Independent Study:
Educational Foundations
1-6 ED Independent study
in which students must have a contract with an
EDF 6944 Practicum in Onlin Teaching and Learning 4 ED Demonstrate skills in the practice of the student’s specialty. Objectives will
be defined by the needs of the individual student
EDG 6285 School Curriculum
3 ED Open only to
teachers in service. Complete faculty
participation required.
PR: Workshop for the improvement of the curriculum of an elementary or secondary school. Open only to teachers in service.
EDG 6627 Foundations Of
Curriculum And Instruction
3 ED Open to all
graduate students. Introductory course in
curriculum and instruction at the graduate
level, basic to all specialized courses in the
field. Emphasis on foundations, design, basic
concepts, theory, and trends of curriculum from
early childhood through secondary levels.
PR: EDG 4620.
EDG 6931 Selected Topics in
1-4 ED Each topic is a
course under the supervision of a faculty
member. The title and content will vary
according to the topic.
EDG 6935 Seminar in
Curriculum Research
1-3 ED Critical evaluation
of current research and curriculum literature,
design and analysis of individual research
topics leading to satisfaction of research
EDG 6947 MAT Final Internship 1-9 ED Open to graduate
degree candidates only. Supervised teaching at
the secondary or junior college level as
PR: DPR. S/U only.
EDS 6050 Principles and
Practices of Educational Supervision
3 EP Three major themes
to improve schools within a clear/compelling
moral purpose: (1) communities of differences;
(2) teacher development through professional
community building; and (3) learners and
learning through capacity building at the school
GS, EDA 6192
EEC 6205 E.C.: Curriculum
and Authentic Assessment
3 ED This course focuses
issues, strategies and research associated with
curriculum and authentic assessment. This course
is open to graduate non-majors and is repeatable
for three hours credit.
EEC 6265 Early Childhood
Programs and Advanced Curriculum
3 ED Historical
traditions and contemporary programs and
curriculum models analyzed with an emphasis on
dominant practices, methodologies, and current
research that influences curriculum development
in programs serving young children. Open
EEX 5752 Working With
Families: A Pluralistic Perspective
3 ED The impact of the
socio/cultural environment on the education of
at-risk children and children with disabilities;
family systems theory, principles of
multi-cultural education, strategies for working
effectively with families of school-age
children, diverse cultures and family structures
represented in school populations today.
PR: Introductory course in special education, GS.
EEX 6025 Trends and Issues in Special Education 3   Survey of all exceptionalities including current trends and issues related to
the field of special education.
Fall Semester. DPR.
EEX 6065 Collaborative
Transition and Career Planning for Students with
Low Incidence Disabilities
3 ED This course offers
an analysis of collaborative, interdisciplinary
transition planning strategies and explores
issues surrounding the development and use of
functional, community-based curriculum for
adolescents with severe or profound
PR: Graduate Standing.
EEX 6222 Advanced
Psychoeducational Assessment of Exceptional
3 ED Theory and
methodology associated with norm-referenced,
criterion-referenced, curriculum-based,
ecological, and psychoneurological assessment
procedures for exceptional students.
PR: GS, introductory courses in exceptional student education and educational assessment.
EEX 6234 Identification and
Assessment of Individuals with Low Incidence
Disabilities and ASD
3 ED Critical analysis
of the processes in place to identify students
with severe/profound intellectual disabilities
and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Explores
curriculum instruction and assessment in a least
restrictive environment.
PR: Graduate Standing.
EEX 6245 Transitional
Programming for the Adolescent and Young Adult
Exceptional Student
3 ED Procedures for
implementing educational programs with
exceptional adolescents. Includes educational
programming, alternative programs, community
resource coordination, career/occupational
education, and advocacy.
PR: GS, introductory course in educating exceptional
EEX 6248 Instructional
Approaches for Exceptional Populations
3 ED In-depth study of
instructional strategies that are effective when
teaching students with emotional disturbance,
mental retardation, and learning disabilities.
Content includes techniques for curriculum
adaptation, IEP development; direct, data-based
and metacognitive strategy instruction; and
micro-computer applications.
PR: Introductory course in special education, GS.
EEX 6476 Curriculum and
Instruction for Students with Low Incidence
3 ED Analysis of current
issues and best practices in assessment for
teaching, curriculum content, and instruction
for students with severe disabilities and the
provision of educational services within
inclusive general education settings and home
PR: Graduate Standing.
EEX 6612 Management and
Motivation of Exceptional and At-Risk Students
3 ED Available to
non-majors. Focuses on approaches to classroom
management and motivational strategies when
working with exceptional students. Content
includes applied behavior analysis techniques,
psychoeducational approaches, and social skills
PR: Introductory course in special education, GS.
EEX 6732 Consultation and
Collaboration in Special Education
3 ED Theories of
consultation and collaboration. Overview of
service delivery models in special education.
PR: Introductory course in special education, GS.
EEX 6939 Advanced Seminar:
Paradigms, Practices, and Policies in Special
3 ED An advanced
graduate seminar stressing cross-categorical
relationships. Topics include research that
deals with paradigms for providing service,
service models, and legal mandates.
PR: DPR. Students should be in the last semester of coursework for master’s degree.
EEX 6943 Practicum in
Exceptional Student Education
1-4 ED Supervised field
work in exceptional student education with
children (including preschool handicapped) who
have learning disabilities, mental handicaps,
emotional and behavioral disabilities, physical
disabilities, or multiple disabilities.
PR: Admission to Master’s Degree Program in Special Education and DPR. S/U.
ELD 6015 Advanced Theories
and Practices in Specific Learning Disabilities
3 ED Various conceptual
and/or theoretical models are reviewed; current
trends and issues related to education of
children with specific learning disabilities.
PR: Introductory course in exceptional child education, GS.
EME 6425 Technology For
School Management
3 ED This course
provides information and skills necessary for
administrators and teachers to effectively use
the computer and application software to manage
information. Students use programs such as word
processors, database managers, and spreadsheets
to facilitate management tasks at the school and
classroom level. In addition, general computer
education topics are covered which provide for
the computer literacy of school administrators.
EME 6613 Development of
Technology-Based Instruction
3 ED Application of
computer-based instructional design principles
to the development of technology-based
instruction. This course also incorporates
state-of-the-art materials and methods involving
digital technologies.
PR: EDF 6284 or DPR.
EME 6936 Applications of
Computers as Educational Tools
3 ED Selected topics in
the application of computing and related
technology to the teaching and learning
processes. Separate sections will focus on
topics such as telecommunications, image and
sound processing, interactive media, artificial
intelligence, data acquisition, and information
PR: Computer literacy
EMR 6052 Advanced Theories
and Practices in Mental Retardation
3 ED In-depth study of
the complex social and biological aspects of
mental retardation with particular reference to
effects on education.
introductory course in exceptional student
ENG 6916 Directed Research 1-19 AS   PR: GR. M.A. Level.
ENL 5137  British Novel 1900 to the Present  3 AM  This course provides advanced study of trends and influences in longer British
fiction from about 1900 to the present It traces the development of the novel
form focusing on works and authors considered to have made major contributions
to British fiction.
ESE 5344 Classroom Management for a Diverse School and Society 3 ED This course covers practical, theoretical, philosophical and ethical aspects of
school and society, the education profession, and secondary schools with
particular focus on classroom management, school violence, school safety,
educational law and other critical social issues.
FIN 6406 Financial
2 BU The study of
processes, decision structures, and
institutional arrangements concerned with the
acquisition and utilization of funds by a firm.
The course includes the management of the asset
and liability structures of the firm under both
certainty and uncertainty.
PR: ACG 6025 and ECP 6702
FIN 6416 Advanced Financial
3 BU A synthesis of the
theory and the practice of corporate finance.
Particular attention is given to the role of the
agency problems and agency cost in explaining
why the observed consequences of financial
decisions often deviate from those predicted by
traditional theory.
PR: FIN 6406 or equivalent.
FIN 6515 Investments 3 BU An examination of
the risks and returns of alternative investment
media within the framework of various valuation
models. Special attention is given to the
investment process and the criteria for
investment decisions.
PR: FIN 6406.
FIN 6595 The Efficiency of Financial Markets  3 BM   Students develop an understanding of the data and computer technology resources
available for use in analyzing financial markets. Traditional financial models
and theories are examined and evaluated via statistical and regression analysis
FIN 6406
FIN 6605 International
Financial Management
3 BU The course provides
a foundation for the understanding of financial
management of international business. The
subjects covered relate to: international
finance, multinational business finance, and
financial market theory.
PR: FIN 6406 or equiv.
FIN 6915 Directed Research Var. BU   PR: GR, ML. S/U.
FIN 6934 Selected Topics in
1-4 BU Depending upon the
scope and magnitude of the work required.
Includes special lecture series.
GEB 6445 Social, Ethical,
Legal Systems
2 BU A study of the
influence of social, cultural, legal, and
political environment of institutional behavior,
including the changing nature of the business
system, the public policy process, corporate
power, legitimacy and managerial autonomy, and
organizational reactions to environmental
GEB 6895 Integrated Business
3-4 BU Part I of advanced
study of business decision-making processes
under conditions of risk and uncertainty,
including integrating analysis and policy
formation at the general management level.
GEB 6896 Integrated Business
Applications II
3-4 BU Part II of advanced
study of business decision-making processes
under conditions of risk and uncertainty,
including integrating analysis and policy
formation at the general management level.
PR: GEB 6895.
GEB 6930 Selected Topics 1-3 BU The content and
organization of this course will vary depending
on student demand and faculty interest.
GEO 6119 Geographical
Techniques and Methodology
3 AS Analytic study of a
technique or investigation into an aspect of
PR: GS in Geography.
GEY 7911 Directed Research
in Aging Studies
1-19 BC Research on
selected topics in aging studies under the
direct supervision of a member of the graduate
faculty in aging studies.
GIS 5049 GIS for Non-Majors 3 AS An introduction to
the concepts underlying digital thematic mapping
and geographical information systems (GIS) for
non-geography majors and non-geography graduate
GIS 6100 Advanced Geographic
Information Systems
3 AS Spatial problem
solving utilizing GIS mapping and statistical
methods. The course is designed to give students
hands-on experience in using computerized
techniques for geographic analysis.
PR: GS in Geography.
HFT 6246 Organizational
Effectiveness in Hospitality
3 HM Examine
organizational effectiveness methodologies
including Continuous Quality Improvement, Six
Sigma, Geri, Hospitality Leadership and
Sustainability as they relate to human resources
leadership and effectiveness in the hospitality
HFT 6257 Graduate Seminar in
Hospitality Management
3 HM Examine the
technical & managerial aspects in hospitality
mgmt. Review & examine business departments of
enterprises in assessing mgmt’s goal of
effective & efficient control. Discussions
include energy conservation, waste mgmt &
pollution control.
HFT 6259 Graduate Seminar in
Lodging Management
3 HM This seminar course
examines research, critical issues, trends in
the lodging industry from a strategic
perspective. This course is the application of
research to practical and theoretical issues in
the lodging industry.
HFT 6267 Graduate Seminar in
Restaurant and Foodservice Management
3 HM This seminar course
allows students to apply the principles of
management, analysis, and planning that they
have learned in their prior required coursework
to issues in multi-unit restaurant and
foodservice operations.
HFT 6296 Strategic
Management & Competitive Strategy for
Hospitality & Tourism
3 HM The course is
designed to provide students with an opportunity
to develop and hone their analytical and
interpretive skills using strategic management
principles and practices in a hospitality &
tourism business setting.
HFT 6246
HFT 6335 Graduate seminar in
Club Management
3 HM This seminar course
allows students to apply the principles of
management, analysis, and planning that they
have learned in their prior required coursework
to issues in club operations.
HFT 6446 Hospitality
Information Systems
3 HM The course focuses
on managing information systems as a strategic
asset to mold competitive strategies and change
organizational management processes.
HFT 6477 Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry 3 HM Managerial
accounting & financial management as practiced
in the hospitality industry is covered. It
applies principles of finance & accounting to
decision-making that can be applied to the
hospitality industry.
HFT 6507 Hospitality & Tourism Information Systems & Technology 3 HM Diverse facets of
hospitality/tourism information systems and
technology will be discussed. The role of Chief
Information Officer (CIO), concept of open
system, planning & managing e-commerce, global
distribution systems, resources appl. software,
HFT 6555 Electronic Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism 3 HM Focusing on
advanced electronic marketing theory, strategy,
& techniques for the hospitality industry.
Highlighting critical issues facing e-marketers
in the industry, legal/ethical implications,
database, consumer information & corporate
HFT 6596
HFT 6586 Research Methods
for Hospitality & Tourism
3 HM The objective of
this course is to learn development of
hospitality research projects with respect to
characteristics of the hospitality industry.
HFT 6596 Marketing
Leadership for Hospitality & Tourism
3 HM Advanced marketing
strategies and tactics known to be effective in
the hospitality and tourism industry for
developing sustainable competitive advantage
such as strategic pricing, revenue management,
customer loyalty programs, proven communication
HFT 6756 Graduate Seminar in
Convention and Exhibition Mgmt.
3 HM This seminar course
allows students to apply the principles of
management, analysis, and planning that they
have learned in their prior required coursework
to issues in convention and exhibition
HFT 6908 Independent Study 1-6 HM The Independent
Study course in the School of Hotel & Restaurant
Management permits a graduate student to enrich
his/her interest in a particular area of
specialized hospitality knowledge, research,
and/or practice.
HFT 6916 Masters Professional Project 1-6 HM This course is an
individual discussion format & a comprehensive
review of the thought process, hypothesis
development, research methodology, data
collection, data analysis & other parts that may
be contained in a thesis.
Must Complete all MS in Hospitality Courses.
HFT 6938 Special Topics in Hospitality 1-6 HM Special Topics
course to be used for new courses to be taught
as a trial basis or until approved, etc. All
topics are to be selected by instructor and
department Dean. This is a graduate level
Special Topics course.
HFT 6946 Graduate Internship 1-6 HM Coordinated
hospitality training combines practical
experience with integrated academic analysis of
principles, theory, and standard practices
applied to operational situations. Approval from
Advisor/Dean to take graduate internship.
HFT 6972 Masters Thesis 6 HM Independent Study
under the direction of the thesis advisor.
Individual discussion format & Comprehensive
review of the thought process, hypothesis,
development, research emthodology, data
collection, data analysis, etc. Restricted to
Must Complete all MS in Hospitality Courses.
ISM 6021 Management Information Systems 2 BU An introduction to
the fundamentals of information systems
including an examination of information
technology terminology and concepts, alternative
methodologies for developing information
systems, and the application and impact of
information technology in contemporary
ISM 6123 Systems Analysis
and Design
3 BU This course
includes the foundations and methodologies for
analysis of existing systems; the design,
development, and implementation of new systems.
PR: ISM 6021 or
ISM 6217 Database
3 BU Advanced principles
of Database Administration. Database
Organization Models. Disaster Planning for
Database Files.
PR: ISM 6123 or
ISM 6405 Informatics and
Business Intelligence
3 BM Organizations use
information systems to support the collection
and analysis of information in order to
strengthen their competitive positions. This
course focuses on the technologies, methods and
information used to promote IT-enabled decision
ISM 6436 Operations & Supply Chain Processes 3  BU Operations Processes is an overview of several aspects of Operations management,
a discipline in business concerned with managing the transformation of inputs
into outputs.
Basic Statistics. 
ISM 6442 International
Aspects of Information Science
3 BU Role of managers
and information technology professionals in
global business organizations and in deploying
information systems to enable global operations.
PR: ISM 6021
ISM 6930 Selected Topics in
1-6 BU Selected topics in
LAE 6315 Writing and Writers: Trends & Issues 3 EU The purpose of this course is to examine writing as a developing symbol system
that is embedded in social and cultural contexts. Students will develop
instructional strategies to facilitate children’s writing development, as well
as develop individual strategies for composing personal and professional texts
LAE 6316          
LAE 6637 Current Trends in Secondary English Education 3 EU Curricular patterns and instructional practices in secondary English. LAE 4335 or LAE 4642 or Certification in English or Mass Communications
LIN 6932 Selected Topics 1-4 AS Content will depend
upon instructor’s interests and students’ needs.
Such topics and neurolinguistics, bilingualism,
and discourse analysis may be taught.
LIS 5020 Foundations of
Library and Information Science
3 AS Introduction to the
study of library and information science,
history; organization; specialized literature;
outstanding leaders; current trends, issues, and
problems; the place of the information agency in
society with its contributions to that society.
LIS 5937 Selected Topics in
Library Studies
1-4 AS Covers a variety of
topics in such areas as collection development,
reference services, technical services, and
LIS 6271 Research Methods in
Library and Information Science
3 AS Overview of present
status of research in library and information
science; introduction to research methods and
their application to librarianship; designed to
prepare students to evaluate and plan research
studies relating to library and information
PR: LIS 5020, LIS 6603, and LIS 6725 or LIS 6735.
LIS 6409 Introduction to
Library Administration
3 AS Behavioral approach
to libraries as organizations; administrative
principles, theories, and problems of all types
of libraries; methods of administration; use of
case studies, role plays, and in-basket
LIS 6511 Collection
Development and Maintenance
3 AS Developmental
approach to building library collections of both
print and non-print materials. Emphasis upon
evaluation, selection, and acquisition of
library materials as they uphold the objectives
of the institutions for which they are selected
and acquired.
CP: LIS 6271.
LIS 6542 The Curriculum and
Instructional Technology
3 AS Effective
utilization of instructional materials as they
relate to specific areas of curriculum in
elementary and high school programs.
LIS 6603 Basic Information
Sources and Services
3 AS An examination of
the basic sources of information in the general
library; of bibliographical control of all
communication media, with emphasis on those
tools of most value to general reference
LIS 6711 Organization of
Knowledge I
3 AS Principles of the
organization of knowledge emphasizing
descriptive cataloging, including the MARC
format, the use of LSCSH and the Library of
Congress classification, and searching the OCLC
Online Union Catalog.
LIS 6735 Technical Services
in Small Libraries
3 AS Covers aspects of
technical services including acquisitions,
cataloging, and circulation systems as they
relate to school media centers, small public
libraries, and information centers. Automation
is emphasized in all aspects of the course.
LIT 6096 Studies in
Contemporary Literature
3 AS Drama, poetry,
fiction, and literary criticism; authors to be
studied include Ionesco, Thomas, Miller, T.
Williams, Beckett, Camus, Burgess, Morrison, and
LIT 6934 Selected Topics in
English Studies
1-6 AS Current topics
offered on a rotating basis include The Nature
of Tragedy; The Nature of Comedy and Satire; and
the Nature of Myth, Allegory, and Symbolism; the
Epic; Utopian Literature. Other topics will be
added in accordance with student demand and
instructor interest.
MAE 6117 Teaching Elementary
3 ED This course
provides for the development of knowledge and
skills necessary to prepare students as teachers
of mathematics in elementary classes as
recommended by the National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics in its guidelines for teachers.
MAE 6906 Independent Study
in Mathematics Education
1-6 ED This course permits
a student to explore a topic of interest in
depth under the direction and supervision of a
faculty member.
MAN 6055 Human Behavior and
2 BU An examination of
the theory and practice of management, including
the study of goals and means, the functions of
management, and the administrative process in
MAN 6116 Managing Diversity 3 BU Course deals with
questions, dimensions of style and structure,
problems and paradigms of solutions that have
come out of management experience of a changing
workforce during the past twenty years. Emerging
styles of leadership among people of diverse
cultural backgrounds will be explored as
solutions, not as problems.
MAN 6147 Leadership/Management Concepts 2 BU Provides a
foundation for the study of processes of
leadership in organization and society. Presents
an overview of various concepts of leadership,
such as the personal values of leaders and
leadership organization.
MAN 6601 International
3 BU A study of the
characteristics of the international and
multinational company, environmental
constraints, personnel and labor relations
factors, and strategic planning and policies.
MAN 6726 Strategic Planning 3 BU Examines techniques
to creatively vision and analyze the future to
prepare individuals and organizations for future
opportunities and threats. Designed to
familiarize students with techniques for
analyzing the future, critical issues, how the
future will impact them as individuals.
PR: Graduate Standing
MAN 6789 Social Media Managment and Strategy 3 BM This course builds a basic foundation of the “how to” of online social networking sites to help students understand how these sites can be used by businesses and professionals to manage, network, recruit, market, and address customer concerns. None
MAN 6905 Independent Study 1-19 BU Independent study
in which student must have a contract with an
MAN 6930 Selected Topics 1-4 BU Designed to be
taken either under general guidance of faculty
member on some facet of management not offered
in a regular course or with regularly scheduled
graduate courses for more in-depth study.
MAR 6336 Promotional
3 BU Management of the
promotional function as part of the total
marketing program. Includes a study of relevant
buyer behavior concepts, resources and budgets,
media, creative aspects, and effectiveness
measurements as they relate to the management
tasks of developing, implementing, and
evaluating promotional strategy.
PR: MAR 6815.
MAR 6406 Sales Management 3 BU A study of the
sales function of the firm approached from the
perspective of the sales manager. Emphasis is
placed upon the development of the student’s
problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical
PR: MAR 6815.
MAR 6815 Marketing
2 BU Analysis of
operational and strategic planning problems
confronting marketing managers. Topics include
buyer behavior, market segmentation, information
systems, product selection and development,
pricing, distribution, promotion, and sales
force management.
PR: ECO 6114.
MAR 6816 Marketing Strategy 3 BU A study of
strategic marketing planning and problem-solving
processes as practiced by the modern
market-oriented firm. The course is designed to
develop marketing problem-solving,
decision-making, and planning skills through the
extensive use of case analysis.
PR: MAR 6815.
MAR 6936 Selected Topics in
1-4 BU The content and
organization of this course will vary according
to the interests of the faculty and students
involved in any given term.
MHS 5020 Foundations of
Mental Health Counseling
3 BC A skill-building
course on the utilization of one’s self in
mental health counseling relationships. Includes
study of the origin, history, professional
functions and current issues in the discipline
of mental health counseling.
MHS 5480 Human Growth and
3 BC Human development
theory as applied in psychotherapy and case
management rehabilitation, mental health, and
addiction settings.
PR: RCS 5780, MHS 5020, Majors only.
NGR 6140 Pathophysiology for
Advanced Practice
4 NU Central concepts of
pathophysiology: embryologic origins, cells,
tissues, organs, and systems. Provides essential
knowledge base in pathophysiology across the
life span for advanced nurse practice nurses.
NGR 6143 Pathophysiologic
Concepts in Acute Care Nursing
3 NU This course will
explore pathophysiologic mechanisms of the major
body systems in critically ill patients across
the lifespan.
PR: NGR 6140; NGR 6121.
NGR 6737 Ethical, Legal, and
Policy Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice
3 NU Emphases on
contemporary ethical, legal, and policy issues
related to advanced nursing practice and health
care delivery; issues are analyzed at the
global, national and local levels; nursing’s
role in agenda setting and strategies for health
care reform.
NGR 6800 Nursing Research 3 NU Research designs
and methods for nursing with primary emphasis on
these topics: critique of research studies,
researchable problems, research designs,
instruments and other data collection methods,
approaches to data analyses using computer
applications, and preparation of research
proposals for thesis, directed research, or
funded research.(CI)
PAD 5807 Urban and Local
Government Administration
3 AS Analysis of the
role of the administrator at the municipal
level, the division of functions, policy
formation, alternative governmental structures,
effects on the administrative process.
GS or Sr.
PAD 6041 Ethics and Public
3 AS The purpose of this
course is to provide students with an
understanding of the ethical dimensions of
public service, with particular attention
focused on the role, duties and responsibilities
of the public administrator. Additionally, the
course seeks to help students develop awareness,
skill, and value framework to act ethically in
their public service and management roles.
PAD 6060 Public
Administration Theory
3 AS Examination of
major theoretical and practical developments in
public administration with focus on organization
theory and current research trends in the field.
PAD 6934 Selected Topics in
Public Administration
1-3 AS A flexible format
to offer specialized courses not available
within the regular curriculum.
PHC 6146 Health Services
Planning and Evaluation
3 PH Study of health
services planning concepts/methods, and
evaluation, with an emphasis on facilities and
manpower planning, providing an in-depth
orientation to information requirements for
health planning, and methods to cover gaps of
PR: PHC 6050.
PHC 6160 Health Care
Financial Management
3 PH An introduction to
the application of financial management
practices in health care organizations, cost
behavior analysis, working capital management,
financial statement analysis, and capital
decision making.
PR: At least one undergraduate course in Financial or Managerial Accounting and PHC 6102.
PHC 6195 Public Health Data,
Information and Decision Making
3 PH This course
provides an understanding of public health
databases and methods necessary for decision
making. The emphasis is on the appropriateness
and application of methods widely used for
analysis in public health.
PR: PHC 6050.
PHC 6421 Public Health Law
and Ethics
3 PH This course
provides students with an overview of major
ethical and legal concepts. The course considers
the role of the legal system in resolving public
health problems through the legislature, the
courts, and administrative agencies.
PR: PHC 6102 recommended.
QMB 6303 Applied Business
3 BM This course covers
a vareity of tools and techniques for the
analysis of large and complex business data and
how to apply them to various business problems
ranging from manufacturing, marketing, finance,
accounting, economics and management.
QMB 6305 Managerial Decision
2 BU A study of the
general concepts of interval estimation,
hypothesis testing, correlation and multiple
regression with an emphasis on applications,
concepts and interpretation of results.
QMB 6357 Statistics for
Business Professionals
3 BM This course covers
the basic principles of Statistics as used by
business professionals. Topics include
descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing,
analysis of variance, regression, time series
models, non-parametric methods, statistical
quality control.
QMB 6400 Business Decision Modeling 3 BM Formulate and solve optimization and simulation models to assist in business decision-making on a variety of manufacturing, healthcare, and service systems problems such as: scheduling, routing, logistics, financials, and manpower planning QMB 6357 with a minimum grade of C
QMB 6603 Operations
Management and Quality Enhancement
2 BU Principles of
managing manufacturing and service
organizations. Topics include: competitive use
of operations, comprehensive manufacturing
strategies, production system design, material
requirements planning, JIT systems, quality
management, statistical process control, and
project management.
PR: GS and college algebra.
QMB 6615 Lean Operations 3 BM Course focuses on the concepts/principles of Lean Operations. Methods/tools/techniques utilized in Value Stream Transformation and for improving operational efficiencies as they relate to manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations are emphasized ISM 6436 with a minimum grade of C.
QMB 6696 Six Sigma 3 BM Course focuses on the concepts/principles of Six Sigma. Methods/tools/techniques utilized to design and optimize product/process/service quality for Six Sigma levels of performance in manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations are emphasized QMB 6357, ISM 6436, with a minimum grade of C for each of the prerequsite courses
RCS 5035 Rehabilitation
Counseling: Concepts and Applications
3 BC Introduction to the
profession of Rehabilitation Counseling and
current issues in the field. Coverage includes
rehabilitation history, legislation, case
management and related services for Americans
with disabilities.
RCS 5080 Medical Aspects of
3 BC A survey of medical
conditions and disabilities encountered by
rehabilitation and mental health counselors.
Examines the relationship of client handicaps,
physical and mental, to rehabilitation and
mental health programming.
PR: RCS 5780 or CP.
RCS 5450 Substance Abuse I 3 BC An overview of
alcohol and other drug abuse. Explores the
extent and rate of abuse in the United States,
causes, biology, psychosocial aspects, legal
aspects, and treatment.
RCS 5780 Legal, Ethical,
Professional Standards and Issues in Counseling
3 BC An overview of all
aspects of professional functioning including
history, roles, organizational structures,
ethics, standards and credentialing.
Contemporary and developing issues in the field
of professional counseling will also be
RCS 6220 Individual
Evaluation and Assessment
3 BC Examines assessment
procedures utilized in rehabilitation and mental
health counseling settings and critical issues
in the evaluation of people who are mentally and
physically disabled.
PR: RCS 5080, RCS 5780, RCS 6440.
RCS 6301 Career and
Lifestyle Assessment
3 BC Career development,
lifestyle, and related factors with special
emphasis on the needs of individuals with
disabilities. Includes job placement and a
survey of work requirements in different
occupations and how these relate to functional
PR: RCS 5080, RCS 5035, MHS 5020,RCS6470 RCS 6440.
RCS 6407 Counseling Theories
and Practice
3 BC An extension and
intensification of the rehabilitation and mental
health counseling skills developed in RCS 5404.
Includes the study of counseling theories and
their contribution to successful counseling and
rehabilitation practice.
PR: MHS 5020, RCS 5035, RCS 5080, RCS 6440.
RCS 6408 Diagnosis and
Treatment of Psychopathology
3 BC Psychopathology as
applied to psychotherapy and case management in
mental health, addictions, and other
rehabilitation settings.
PR: MHS 5020, RCS 6440, RCS 5080, RCS 5035. Majors Only.
RCS 6409 Counseling in
Community Settings
3 BC Course is designed
to acquaint students with profession of
counseling, varied settings in which
rehabilitation, mental health counselors, and
marriage & family therapists work, pattern of
service delivery, & future trends in the
profession. Majors only.
PR: MHS 5020.
RCS 6440 Social and Cultural
Foundations of Counseling
3 BC Counseling issues
in a multicultural and diverse society. Special
emphasis on psychosocial adjustment and
counseling for individuals with physical and
mental disabilities.
PR: RCS 5780.
RCS 6459 Professional Skills
for Addictions Counselors
3 BC The course will be
a more in depth and hands on approach to the
transdisciplinary foundations that are essential
for the work of substance abuse professionals.
Application to practice and professional
readiness will be the focus.
PR: RCS 5450.
RCS 6476 Human Sexuality
3 BC Course is designed
to introduce students & mental health
professionals to the diverse nature and
construct of human sexuality. The curriculum
meets the Florida Statute 491 licensure
requirement as a contact area in “human
sexuality theories”. Majors only.
RCS 6510 Group Theories and
3 BC Theoretical and
empirical issues in group counseling are
examined in the context of an ongoing group.
Emphasis is on application to rehabilitation and
mental health counseling.
PR: RCS 5035, RCS 5080, MHS 5020, RCS 6440.
RCS 6740 Research and
Program Evaluation
3 BC Training in the
evaluation and utilization of available research
studies and the development of research skills.
An individual research project is required.
PR: RCS 5780.
RCS 6803 Practicum in
3 BC Field work
experience in rehabilitation mental health
PR: RCS 5080, MHS 5020, RCS 6440, RCS 5035.
RCS 6825 Internship 3 BC Student placement
in an approved intern setting for a minimum of
600 hours of supervised experience.
PR: CP, All required courses in M.A. program. S/U.
RCS 6906 Independent Study 1-19 BC Independent study
where the student must have a contract with a
faculty member.
RCS 6930 Seminar in
Rehabilitation Counseling
1-4 BC Selected issues and
problems in rehabilitation counseling with
subject and scope to be determined by
RED 6247 District and School
Level Supervision in Literacy
3 ED District and School
Level Supervision in Literacy familiarizes
students with issues related to the organization
and monitoring of elementary and secondary
reading programs at the school and district
levels, with an emphasis on the former.
PR: LAE 6315, RED 6544, RED 6545, RED 6747.
RED 6449 Literacy and
3 ED Literacy and
Technology focuses on technology as a tool for
literacy instruction. Throughout the course,
students will preview and evaluate
literacy-related software and websites, critique
research related to literacy and technology, and
design, develop, and present software programs
for literacy learning and instruction.
RED 6514 The Reading Process
in the Elementary Grades
3 ED Prepares students
in the foundations of literacy including
learning principles, teaching and assessment
strategies for providing literacy instruction to
emergent, novice, transitional, and accomplished
readers and writers in the elementary grades.
RED 6540 Assessment in
3 ED RED 6540 is a three
credit graduate level course which focuses on
methods of analysis of children’s literacy and
strategies for promoting language, reading and
writing development. Authentic literacy
assessment in classroom and other instructional
environments, informal assessment and diagnosis,
and standardized tests will be utilized in
evaluation of the multiple factors in reading,
writing and language process and problems.
PR: LAE 6315, RED 6544, RED 6545, RED 6747.
RED 6544 Cognition,
Comprehension, and Content Area Reading:
Remediation of Reading
3 ED In-depth study of
reading comprehension. Emphasis is placed on
discussion of the concepts of cognition and
learning, metacognition and comprehension of
text included in the reading process. Process in
the reading/writing, connection, specific
reading strategies, and procedures for
comprehension of text in the content areas are
RED 6545 Issues in
Vocabulary and Word Study
3 ED The purpose of this
course is to provide students with an
understanding of current theory and research
about reading and writing vocabulary instruction
and the interactive causes of literacy
RED 6748 Teacher Research
Methods in Reading
3 ED Teacher Research
Methods in Reading familiarizes students with
the application of classroom action research
methodologies in literacy. Course content is
directed toward developing understandings of the
need for teacher research and a mindset for
becoming a teacher researcher. Students will
develop a knowledge base in quantitative,
qualitative, case study, and portfolio-based
research methodologies for teachers.
PR: EDF 6481, RED 6747, RED 6545, RED 6544, RED 6247, RED 6449.
RED 6749 History and Models
of Reading: Prevention and Intervention of
Reading Difficulties
3 ED History and Models
of Reading: Prevention and Intervention of
Reading Difficulties reintroduces students to
literacy through the historical and scientific
research perspective.
RED 6786 Teacher Research
Methods in Reading
3 ED Teacher Research
Methods in Reading familiarizes students with
the application of classroom action research
methodologies in literacy. Course content is
directed toward developing understandings of the
need for teacher research and a mindset for
becoming a teacher researcher. Students will
develop a knowledge base in quantitative,
qualitative, case study, and portfolio-based
research methodologies for teachers.
PR: EDF 6481, RED 6747, RED 6545, RED 6544, RED 6247, RED 6449.
RED 6846 Practicum in
3 ED Practicum in
Reading is a graduate course covering topics and
issues relevant to assessment and remediation of
reading problems in school-aged children. It is
an application course, where students work at a
school site with children who are experiencing
reading problems.
PR: RED 6747, RED 6545, RED 6544, RED 6540.
RED 6906 Independent Study:
Reading Education
1-6 ED Independent study
in which students must have a contract with an
SCE 4310 Teaching Elementary School Science 3 ED Techniques and materials for teaching science in the elementary school. Admission to College of Education and completion of General Distribution Requirements in the Natural Science area.
SOW 6105 Foundations in
Human Behavior
3 BC Introduces a
systems perspective on understanding the
relationships inherent in human growth and
development. Special emphasis is placed on
issues involving minorities, women, the
disabled, various family forms, and sexual
SOW 6114 Individual Growth
and Development Theory
3 BC This course
presents various theoretical perspectives in
individual growth and development commonly used
in clinical practice with individuals, families,
and groups. Ethnic, cultural, and lifestyle
differences in normative development will be
addressed, as will the influence of poverty,
resource deprivation, sexual stereotyping, and
illness/disability on social functioning.
SOW 6124 Theoretical
Perspectives on Mental Dysfunctioning
3 BC This third course
in the behavior sequence focuses on mental and
emotional disorders. Content includes broad
classifications of mental and behavioral
disorders and their biopsychological disorders
and implications of social work practice in
dealing with these disorders.
Majors only.
SOW 6126 Theoretical
Perspectives on Physical Dysfunctioning
2 BC this fourth course
in the behavior sequence focuses on physical
disorders and implications of social work
practice in the area of long-term protracted
chronic illnesses and the ensuing psychosocial
Majors only.
SOW 6235 Foundations of
Social Welfare Policy
3 BC Examines historical
antecedents of social welfare as an institution
and current state of social welfare programs in
America. Emphasis is placed on understanding
social, economic, and political forces that
shape policies and programs.
SOW 6236 Social Welfare
Policy Analysis and Design
3 BC Presents various
methods of policy analysis with emphasis on
distinctions among legislative, administrative,
and judicial policy. Examines roles and
responsibilities of the professional
practitioner in the policy process.
SOW 6305 Fundamentals of
Social Work Practice
3 BC Describes full
range of social work interventions, from micro
to macro. Historical development of practice
methods and survey of current techniques.
SOW 6342 Individual, Family
and Group Treatment I
3 BC Application of
clinical practice to work with individuals.
Psychosocial model is emphasized. Professional
laboratory develops skills in practice.
SOW 6348 Clinical Practice
Perspectives on Race and Culture
3 BC Theories for
clinical practice, with emphasis on the
psychosocial model. Explores basic skills for
clinical practice.
SOW 6362 Individual, Family
and Group Treatment II
4 BC Emphasizes
selection of techniques in the psychosocial
model of treatment. Primary focus on family,
couple, and parent-child problems. Course
includes skill practice lab sessions.
SOW 6368 Individual, Family
and Group Treatment III
3 BC Focus on
psychosocial model of group treatment.
Comparison with individual and family modality.
SOW 6375 Macro Practice
3 BC Studies facets of
organizational environment in which clinical
practice takes place; develops skills in various
macro practice functions of the agency, such as
supervision, program operations, and interagency
PR: SOW 6426, SOW 6368, SOW 6535.
SOW 6405 Foundations of
Social Work Research and Statistics
3 BC This is the first
of four research methods courses intended to
introduce students to the various methods,
designs, measurements, and statistical
techniques in social work research.
SOW 6438 Evaluation of
Clinical Practice in Diverse Setting
3 BC Course builds on
foundation content of SOW 6405. Program
evaluation, single subject/system design, and
statistical and qualitative concepts are
discussed in order to facilitate the use of
empirical and evidence based interventions in
social work practice.
PR: Must be admitted to the graduate Masters of Social Work program. This course is restricted to majors
only. CR: Undergraduate degree.
SOW 6553 Field Instruction
Sequence IA: Part-Time
2 BC This is the first
of a series of seven field instruction courses
designed to provide students with opportunities
to develop beginning clinical social work
competency in applying knowledge to practice
PR: SOW 6114, SOW 6348. CR: SOW 6124.
SOW 6554 Field Instruction
Sequence IB: Part-Time
1 BC This course is the
second of seven sequential courses. Each
consists of 10-15 hours per week (150 hours
total) of agency field learning taught by an
agency field instructor with a one-hour practice
seminar taught by a University-based instructor.
PR: SOW 6553. S/U.
SOW 6555 Field Instruction
Sequence IIA: Part-Time
2 BC This course is the
third of seven sequential courses. Each consists
of 10-15 hours per week of agency field taught
by an agency field instructor on a one-hour
practice seminar taught by a University-based
PR: SOW 6554.
SOW 6556 Field Instruction
Sequence IIB: Part-Time
2 BC This course is the
fourth of seven sequential courses. Each
consists of 10-15 hours per week of agency field
taught by an agency field instructor on a
one-hour practice seminar taught by a
University-based instructor.
PR: SOW 6555.
SOW 6557 Field Instruction
Sequence IIC: Part-Time
2 BC This course is the
fifth of seven sequential courses. Each consists
of 10-15 hours per week of agency field taught
by an agency field instructor on a one-hour
practice seminar taught by a University-based
PR: SOW 6556.
SOW 6558 Field Instruction
Sequence IIIA: Part-Time
2 BC This course is the
sixth of seven sequential courses. Each consists
of 10-15 hours per week of agency field taught
by an agency field instructor on a one-hour
practice seminar taught by a University-based
PR: SOW 6557.
SOW 6559 Field Instruction
Sequence IIIB: Part-Time
2 BC This course is the
last of seven sequential courses. Each consists
of 10-15 hours per week of agency field learning
taught by an agency field instructor on a
one-hour practice seminar taught by a
University-based instructor.
PR: SOW 6558.
SOW 6900 Independent Study 1-3 BC A reading program
in selected topics under supervision of a
faculty member. A formal contract must be
approved by School Director.
PR: Admission to MSW program.
SOW 6931 Selected Topics in
Social Work
1-4 BC   Restricted to MSW students; others by School permission.
SSE 6617 Trends in K-6
Social Science Education
3 ED This course focuses
on theoretical foundations and strategies
employed by effective social studies teachers in
motivating K-6 aged youth to acquire the
information, skills, and reasoning unique to the
social sciences. Students also conduct research.
PR: Dual Track or MAT Admission.
TAX 5015 Federal Taxation of
Business Entities
3 BU Tax issues
encountered by small businesses. Includes tax
planning, capital formation and preservation,
tax compliance and tax alternatives.
PR: TAX 4001 with a grade of C or better, not C-.
TSL 5085 ESOL I – Theory and
Practice of Teaching English Language Learners
3 ED This course is for
undergraduate degree holding, preprofessional (preservice)
teachers to learn about appropriate instruction,
assessment and learning opportunities for
Limited English Proficient (LEP) students in the
content areas.
TSL 5086 ESOL II-Secondary
Language & Literacy Acquisition in Children &
3 ED This course is
designed to provide students with a critical
understanding of instructional delivery which
caters for the linguistic and literacy needs of
minority / heritage communities.
PR: FLE 5430.
TSL 5242 ESOL III-Language
Principles, Acquisition & Assessment for English
Language Learners
3 ED This course
provides an overview of the components of
language, linking them to methods and techniques
of providing comprehensible instruction to LEP
PR: FLE 5431.