ARCHIVED 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 03, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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    UE 501 - University Experience


    Introduction to an online learning environment. Emphasis on online resources, skills for success and community building.

    Credits: (0)

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 551 - Financial Accounting Concepts and Standards I


    Concepts and standards for external financial reporting emphasizing financial statements and in-depth coverage of cash, receivables, inventory, property, plant and equipment, and revenue recognition.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ACCT 552 - Financial Accounting Concepts and Standards II


    Concepts and standards for external financial reporting emphasizing financial statements and in-depth coverage of liabilities, owner’s equity, pensions, leases, accounting for income taxes and investments.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  551 or equivalent.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ACCT 601 - Financial Analysis


    Concepts of financial and industry analysis with emphasis on evaluation of corporate performance and financial strength.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 605 - Accounting Theory and Research


    Conceptual framework of financial accounting, cash flows, financial statements, intangibles, and revenue recognition. Emphasis on accounting and tax research methodology and tools

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Admission to M.Ac. program, or permission of Program Director

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 615 - Accounting Theory and Practice


    Liabilities, stockholders’ equity, investments, income taxes, pensions, leases, accounting changes, and disclosure issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: 605.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 616 - Accounting Theory and Practice


    Consolidated financial statements, international accounting, not-for-profit accounting, and advanced issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 615.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 620 - Income Tax Theory and Applications


    Federal income tax theory and research; corporations, partnerships, sub-S corporations, LLCs and LLPs, estates and trusts; advanced property transactions including tax deferred exchanges, conversions and recapture.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 355 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 625 - Advanced Accounting Information Systems


    Current technology issues and impact of Accounting profession are covered. Topics include internal controls, business processes, systems development, IT controls and database concepts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the M.Ac., M.B.A., or M.P.M. program.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 640 - Auditing


    Standards and principles of internal and external auditing, regulatory agency promulgations, and application of the standards and principles in audit and assurance services.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 615.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 651 - Advanced Managerial Accounting


    Concepts underlying financial reports, management applications of cost, and accounting measurement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  ACCT 356 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 662 - Taxation and Business


    Tax laws affecting business decisions involving capital expenditures; timing of income and expenditures; alternative financing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 670 - Ethics for Accounting Professionals


    Study of the ethical standards to the professional of accountancy.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to M.Ac. Program or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-3) R3
  
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    ACCT 682 - Research Project in Accounting


    Research Project in Accounting

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Detailed project proposal must be approved by department head and director of graduate program.

    Credits: 1-3, R6
  
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    ACCT 683 - Accounting Internship


    A full-time work situation providing in-depth experience in Accounting practices. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of internship coordinator and either undergraduate degree in Accounting or completion of 9 hours of graduate level Accounting courses with a 3.0 GPA minimum.

    Credits: 1-3, R3
  
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    ACCT 684 - Accounting Internship


    A full-time work situation providing in-depth experience in Accounting practices. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of internship coordinator and either undergraduate degree in Accounting or completion of 9 hours of graduate level Accounting courses with a 3.0 GPA minimum.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 685 - Accounting Internship


    A full-time work situation providing in-depth experience in Accounting practices. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of internship coordinator and either undergraduate degree in Accounting or completion of 9 hours of graduate level Accounting courses with a 3.0 GPA minimum.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ACCT 693 - Topics in Accounting


    Topics in Accounting

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of department head and director of graduate programs in business.

    Credits: 1-3, R6
  
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    ACCT 779 - Continuing Research-Non-Thesis Option


    See Policy on Completion of Thesis and Dissertation found in the Admissions and Degree Requirements Section of the Graduate Catalog. S/U grading. These hours will not count toward fulfilling degree requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Must NOT be enrolled in a thesis program.

    Credits: 1, R10

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 514 - Minority Groups


    Relations between dominant and subordinate races and ethnic groups; historical and comparative aspects; African Americans, Chicanos, and Indians. This course is cross-listed with SOC 514.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 517 - Southern Appalachian Culture


    Stability and change in the sociocultural institutions of the region.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 260 or SOC 231.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 519 - Comparative Family


    The family as a social institution in various cultures.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 260 or SOC 231.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 531 - North American Prehistory


    Cultural history of the peoples of prehistoric North America, including Mexico.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 540 - Archaeological Field Techniques


    Basics of field work; surveying, photography, excavation, recording, and preservation techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 541 - Archaeological Problems and Analyses


    Experience in collecting and analyzing relevant archaeological data.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 561 - Indians of North America


    Traditional and changing lifestyles of native North Americans; environmental adaptations, social organizations, religions, and arts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 260 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 565 - Cultures of South Asia


    The cultures of India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Nepal, Afghanistan, and other South Asian countries.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 260.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 566 - Folklore


    Major forms, theories, and functions of lore among the world’s cultures; collection, classification, and analysis of folklore.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 573 - Contemporary Cherokee Culture and Society


    Present-day Cherokee culture and society; the effects of tourism and the reservation system on lifestyles.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 260 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 577 - Cultures of subSaharan Africa


    Cultural diversity and development in subSaharan Africa from earliest times to the present.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ANTH 581 - Independent Study in Anthropology


    Independent Study in Anthropology

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Written application; approval of instructor and advisor.

    Credits: 1-2, R6
  
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    ANTH 593 - Topics in Anthropology


    Topics in Anthropology

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R6

Art

  
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    ART 500 - Research Methods


    This course will introduce graduate students to major topics in art historical research, emphasizing special methods of investigation and of historical and critical analysis.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 501 - Art of World Cultures


    This course covers traditional and contemporary arts and crafts of a specific culture TBA.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 504 - Greco Roman Art


    Development of art and architecture of Greek and Minoan civilizations through the Hellenistic period, and of Roman art from the Republic through the Empire.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 505 - History of Photography


    Study of modern photography starting with early developments in the renaissance, through digital work.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 506 - Renaissance Art


    The Renaissance in Italy and northern Europe: major trends and personalities in art and architecture.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 509 - Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art


    Major baroque and rococo artists, architects, landscape, and urban designers in Europe.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 512 - Nineteenth Century Painting


    Major figures and styles in European painting.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 514 - American Art


    From colonial limners to contemporary art.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 516 - Contemporary Art


    Major figures and styles in European painting. Contemporary directions in the visual arts since 1945; emphasis on trends during the past five years.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 517 - Modern Sculpture


    Academic sculpture in the nineteenth century. Modernist innovations from Rodin to David Smith.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 518 - Development of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture


    From Manet, Rodin, and Richardson to Post-Modernism in painting, sculpture, and architecture.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 519 - History of Design


    Survey of the development of graphic design from prehistory through contemporary visual communications; topics include typography, photography, illustration, and current conceptual and art historical issues

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 531 - Problems in Drawing


    Individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 532 - Problems in Design


    Emphasis on personal direction and advanced technical problems.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R12
  
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    ART 533 - Problems in Painting


    Individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 534 - Printmaking Problems


    Individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 535 - Book Art Problems


    Individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 544 - Problems in Sculpture


    Emphasis on personal direction and advanced technical problems.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R12
  
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    ART 551 - Ceramics Problems


    Individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 554 - Problems in Photography


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member.


    Credits: 3, R9
  
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    ART 561 - Imaging and Digital Problems


    Integration of video, photo imaging, computer imaging, animation and other electronic media. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 563 - Methods of Teaching Middle and High School Art


    The application of art and curriculum theory to art curriculum planning, classroom management, student exhibitions, and critical thinking in middle and high school art classrooms. Field experience required. 6 Studio.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 564 - Art Education Problems


    Art Education Problems

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R6
  
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    ART 565 - Methods of Teaching Elementary School Art


    Planning and teaching age-appropriate, multicultural and integrated lessons based on theories of art and curriculum development for the diverse populations in elementary schools. Field experience required. 6 Studio.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 571 - Integrated Media Problems


    Individual and collaborative research with various disciplines in the visual arts, dance, theater, music, the environmental and social sciences, architecture, and related areas. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 582 - Independent Study in Art Issues


    6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Written proposal; permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-6
  
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    ART 586 - Exhibition Practicum


    Designed to familiarize the student with organizational, administrative, and operational structures of an art gallery and museum including the introduction of planning, curating, and installing professional art exhibitions.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of department head.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 593 - Topics in Studio Art


    Projects, summer programs, or workshops. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R12
  
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    ART 596 - Art History Seminar


    Art History Seminar

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 630 - Teaching Methods Visual Arts


    Investigation of successful teaching methods for higher education studio arts.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 631 - Drawing Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 632 - Design Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 633 - Painting Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 634 - Printmaking Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 635 - Book Arts Studio


    Advanced individual studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 644 - Sculpture Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 651 - Ceramics Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 661 - Imaging and Digital Studio


    Advanced studio on integration of video, photo imaging, computer imaging, animation and other electronic media. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 667 - Photography Studio


    Advanced studio projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 671 - Integrated Media Studio


    Continuation of individual and collaborative research with various disciplines in the visual arts, dance, theatre, music, environmental and social sciences, architecture, and other related areas. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 673 - Community Service Projects


    Individual or collaborative projects in the regional non-profit, educational or professional cultural community. S/U grading. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 674 - Studio Critiques


    Assessment of student work and progress from faculty and visiting artists and critics.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R18
  
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    ART 675 - Professional Preparation


    Professional preparation of portfolio, exhibition, writing, resourcing and social skills. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 676 - Art Theory and Criticism


    This course develops an advanced understanding of Art as a complex cultural medium through the discussion of key theoretical and critical approaches.


    Credits: 3
  
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    ART 680 - Independent Study in Art Education


    Independent Study in Art Education

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Written proposal; permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R6
  
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    ART 681 - Graduate Problems in Studio Art


    6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-9, R15
  
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    ART 682 - Independent Study in Art Issues


    6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1-6
  
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    ART 697 - Seminar in Art Education


    Philosophical, aesthetic, psychological, and curricular ramification of issues in art education.

    Credits: 3, R6
  
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    ART 699 - Thesis Exhibition


    Written thesis and solo exhibition with oral defense.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 6
  
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    ART 779 - Continuing Research—Non-Thesis Option


    See Policy on Completion of Thesis and Dissertation found in the Admissions and Degree Requirements Section of the Graduate Catalog. S/U grading. These hours will not count toward fulfilling degree requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Must NOT be enrolled in a thesis program.

    Credits: 1, R10
  
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    ART 799 - Continuing Research—Thesis Option


    See Policy on Completion of Thesis and Dissertation found in the Admissions and Degree Requirements Section of the Graduate Catalog. S/U grading. These hours will not count toward fulfilling degree requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Student must be enrolled in a thesis program.

    Credits: 2, R24
  
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    IDES 520 - Environments for Aging


    Aging theories applied to environments and impacts on behavior.  Individual and social implications discussed and environment-behavior patterns explored.

    Credits: 3

Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Courses

  
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    ASI 593 - Topics in American Studies


    Seminar on particular facets of American culture such as literature and art, philosophy and politics, and folklore and society.

    Credits: 3, R6
  
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    ASI 594 - Topics in Cherokee Studies


    Various topics in Cherokee Studies such as anthropology, history, sociology, and literature.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3, R6
  
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    ASI 634 - Methods, Theories and Critiques in Cherokee Studies


    Methods, theories and responses in Native American and Cherokee Studies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ASI 697 - Cherokee Studies Research Seminar


    Methods, theories, and Native American perspectives integrated in a major research paper or project.  Independent research required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  634.

    Credits: 3

Astronomy

  
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    AST 601 - Astronomy for Teachers


    Solar and stellar astronomy; methods and materials for elementary and secondary teaching.

    Credits: 3

Biology

  
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    BIOL 512 - Cellular and Molecular Immunology


    Detailed examination of the immune response, including:  antigen recognition, effector mechanisms, immunogenetics, immunoregulation, immunity to infection, immunopathology, tumor and transplantation immunology, and autoimmunity.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 513 - Principles of General Microbiology


    Survey of microorganisms emphasizing morphology, physiology, and ecology; microorganisms and disease; environmental and applied microbiology. Not open to students with credit in 313.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 514 - Methods of General Microbiology


    Microscopy; morphological, cultural, physiological, and serological characteristics of microorganisms; microbiology of food, water, and soil. 6 Lab.

    Credits: 2
  
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    BIOL 515 - Plant Physiology


    Plant metabolism, effects of hormones and light on plant growth and development. Transport and translocation of water and solutes. Plant stress physiology.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 516 - Plant Molecular Biology


    Molecular aspects of plant development. Examination of the structure, expression, and function of genes involved in the flowering plant life cycle, including genes controlling embryogenesis, vegetative growth, plant pathogen interaction, and reproduction.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 517 - Biochemistry


    The metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins in plant and animal systems.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 519 - Cell Biology


    Structure, function and techniques for the study of cells. 3 Lecture.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 520 - Darwin’s Origin of Species


    A detailed reading and analysis of Darwin’s landmark work, “On the Origin of Species,” examining its historical and philosophical context, and its social and scientific significance.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Graduate status.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 522 - Forensic Biology


    Principles of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA analysis, decomposition, autopsy, forensic databases, and bioterrorism.

    Credits: 4
  
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    BIOL 523 - Biophysics


    Principles of biophysics relating E. coli. Topics include cell physiology, chemotaxis, molecular motors, physical constraints of an environment, diffusion, receptor complexes, and signal transduction.

    Credits: 3
  
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    BIOL 524 - Pharmacology


    An introduction to medicinal chemistry. Topics include pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and the process of drug discovery, design, and development. 3 lec.

    Credits: 3
 

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